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Oct. 6 -- Bridges Center at Rural Communities Hospice, (for adults grieving the death of a loved one) will meet 6-7:30 p.m. To pre-register for classes or for more information about support groups, call (502) 456-5451 or 1-888-345-8197.
Public can attend
Oct. 2 -- Shelbyville City Council meets at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall, 315 Washington St.
Oct. 4 -- The Cooperative Extension Service is sponsoring a short walk at 8:30 a.m. Saturday at the Family Activity Center. Participants will receive a free pass to the Family Activity Center.
Oct. 7 -- Fiscal court meets at 7 p.m. at the Stratton Center, 215 Washington St.
Oct. 7 -- Simpsonville City Council meets at 7 p.m. at the Simpsonville Community Center.
Oct. 2 -- Bagdad Ruritan Club meets at 7 p.m.
Oct. 2 - Veteran's claims and benefits information for Shelby and Henry counties are available 1-3 p.m. across from the County Attorney's Office, in the Shelby County courthouse on Main Street in Shelbyville. Contact Richard Helton, 1-866-245-8626, or email@example.com.
Oct. 2 - Simpsonville Lions Club meets at 7 p.m. at the Simpsonville Community Center.
Oct. 4 -- Shelby Area Chapter of Lincoln Institute Alumni meets at 9 a.m. at St. John United Methodist Church.
Oct. 6 -- Shelby County Car Club meets at 7 p.m. at Hardee's parking lot.
Oct. 7 -- Shelbyville Rotary Club meets at noon at Centenary United Methodist Church.
Oct. 7 -- NAACP meets at 7 p.m. at the Community Development Center at 7th and Main streets.
Oct. 7 - Shelby County Optimist Club meets at 6:30 p.m. at New China Buffet.
CASA volunteers advocate for abused and neglected children. For volunteer information, call 647-2155.
FIT for LIFE is collecting new and gently used athletic and other shoes to donate to Soles4Souls. Souls4Souls is a non-profit organization, distributing donations of shoes worldwide to victims of natural disasters and those living in extreme poverty.
Shoes will be collected October 1-15 and delivered to Fitness Systems, Inc. in Louisville. The goal is to collect 2,500 pair of shoes in the Louisville area. Check your closet for those "still good but too small, I'll never wear, etc" shoes. Bring them to Shelby Fit for Life at 169 Alpine Dr., Shelbyville. For anyone wishing to join as a new member, we will give 50% off the joining fee on any new membership as a thanks for donating a pair of shoes. For more information or directions, call 647-7867.
Emergency medical class
An EMT class being offered by Shelby County EMS Jan. 12, 2009. If there are any questions, please contact Rick Frank at SCEMS at (502) 633-5725.
Residents can purchase signed copies of the "Book Portrait of the Past, A Pictorial History of Shelby County, Kentucky: 1865-1980." Byron Crawford, columnist for The Courier-Journal, wrote the foreword and will be present at a book signing 5-7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 13, at the Shelby County Public Library. Contributors and Shelbyville residents James Cleveland and William E. Matthews will also be at the signing. Cleveland and Matthews will also attend a signing, 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, Nov. 1, at the Sixth & Main Coffee House. Although Crawford will not attend the November signing, he will pre-sign copies of the book. For information, call Bill Matthews, 633-7766 or 321-1462.
Saturday, Oct. 4
The annual Community Fall Hayride, benefiting the WHAS Crusade for Children, begins 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4, at the Simpsonville Fire Station No. 2, at 3140 Anderson Lane. There will be food and entertainment by Silver Wings. For more information call 722-5617.
There will be a blood drive 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 29, at Commonwealth Bank, East Branch, 1501 Mount Eden Rd., in Shelbyville. For information, contact Kelly Perry or Annette Richardson, 232-7040.
A free MS Word/MS Excel/Internet class is 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 3, at the Shelby County Public Library. Call the library, 633-3803, to register.
The Multi-Purpose Community Action Agency, Inc. (MPCAA) will have community meetings for people to speak about problems facing low-income citizens. The meetings are 10:30-noon, Wednesday, Oct. 8, at the Multi-Purpose Center on Washington Street; and 10 a.m.-noon Thursday, Oct. 9, at the Bondurant Heights Community Center.
Bible study is 9:30-11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 1, at the Stratton Center.
The Marnel C. Moorman Family Life Center is having a Fall Fest, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25. There will be coffee and donuts, a yard sale and crafts show. Booth spaces are available, $20.
The North Central Kentucky Goat Producers' featured speaker for October will be Donna Amaral-Phillips, Ph.D., Extension Professor/Extension Dairy Nutritionist, University of Kentucky. She will discuss nutritional needs for lactating does 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 14, at the Henry County Extension Office.
The Kentucky Construction Career Choice Council is having a construction career fair, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, Oct. 1-2, at the Shelby County Fairgrounds. The event is designed to interest students in construction careers. Construction companies and representatives from across the state will have hands-on tool, trade and heavy equipment demonstrations.
Diabetes support group
Nerve disease and diabetes will be the topic for the meeting of an educational support group 10 a.m.-noon Monday, Oct. 6, at the Stratton Center.
Open play Pickle Ball is now 10 a.m. until noon Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at the Shelby County Family Activity Center (FAC). The cost is the daily admission. Line dancing is Friday nights, $5. Call the FAC, 633-5059, for information.
The Jefferson Regional Chapter of the Kentucky Public Retirees meets the first Thursday of each month. The next meeting is 11:30 a.m. Oct. 2, at Piccadilly Cafeteria located at 133 S. Hurstbourne Lane near Shelbyville Road in Louisville. This meeting is for all state, county and local police public retirees.
Residents can purchase signed copies of the "Book Portrait of the Past, A Pictorial History of Shelby County, Kentucky: 1865-1980." Byron Crawford, columnist for The Courier-Journal, wrote the foreword and will be present at the book signing 5-7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 13, at the Shelby County Public Library. Contributors and Shelbyville residents James Cleveland and William E. Matthews will also be at the signing. Cleveland and Matthews will also attend a signing, 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, Nov. 1, at the Sixth & Main Coffee House. Although Crawford will not attend the November signing, he will pre-sign copies of the book. For information, call Bill Matthews, 633-7766 or 321-1462.
Shelby County Cyclists is in its first year of activity and offers rides for all levels of cyclists and will offer instructional rides in the future. For more information, stop by or call Tom at Main Street Bikes at 502-220-4136, or email mainstreet@treespotting.
Looking for volunteers of all ages to work about 10 hours each week in the ACT Now Against Domestic Violence Program to serve as program facilitators, mentors and counselors. Community service hours are available. For volunteer packet and training, please contact us at 633-4493 or www.actnowministries.org.
The Shelby County Salvation Army Unit is located at the Victory Baptist Church building on Main Street in Shelbyville. New operating hours are 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday. Applications will be received and reviewed only during those times. New guidelines for the Angel Tree will soon be released.
ALC Pregnancy Resource Center
The ALC Pregnancy Resource Center offers free pregnancy testing, confidential peer counseling and information on all choices in an unplanned pregnancy, baby and maternity clothing and equipment, parenting and cooking classes and referrals to local resources. All the services are free and open to anyone. Center hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays, 2-6 p.m. Wednesdays and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursdays. No appointment is necessary. For more information, call 647-0300.
To volunteer at animal adoption centers, the Humane Society or the Shelby County Animal Shelter, call 633-4033. New Humane Society hours of operation are Monday, 1-5 p.m.; Tuesday, clinic day (low-cost spay/neuter) by appointment; Wednesday, 1-5 p.m.; Thursday, 1-5 p.m.; Friday, 1-5 p.m.; and by appointment. The Humane Society is at 40 N. Seventh Street, 633-4033.
The Shelby County Ladies Auxiliary will have its annual Holiday Bazaar 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11, at the Shelby County Fire Station at 200 Alpine Dr. in Shelbyville. There will be at least 40 booths of arts and crafts and plate lunches. All proceeds benefit the WHAS Crusade for Children. For more information, contact Anissa Judd, 647-9353.
Friends of the Library Book Sale is accepting gently-used books (no molded or mildewed books), children's games, DVD's, for the Annual Book Sale (Oct 24-25). Leave them in the library's basement Community Room (against the wall, behind the chairs). For more information, call 722-9596.
LifeBridge for Animals will provide spay and neuters for all pets adopted from the Shelby County Animal Shelter when the voucher received at the adoption is redeemed through a participating LifeBridge veterinarian. Call 633-4959 for information.
Free ESL classes at St. James
Free English as a Second Language classes and family literacy are taught for Shelby County Adult Education at St. James Episcopal Church. For more information, call 633-5524 Ext. 33669.
All gardeners may help the Shelby County Master Gardeners at the Arboretum at Clear Creek Park. Weather permitting, the work will begin 9 a.m. Thursdays. For information or questions, please contact Vicki at 633-3248.
The Shelby County Farmer's Market is open 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays at the Shelby County Fairgrounds, and 3-7 p.m. Thursdays at Metzger's Country Store in Simpsonville. For more information, call Suzi Rice, 633-7868.
The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation will benefit from the 3-on-3 basketball tourney Oct. 3-4, at Fisherville Baptist Church. There will be door prizes for two age groups, 6th-8th grades and high school and up. For information, call Sissy Miller, 262-8616.
The Wingate Lodge country ham breakfast is 7-11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 4, at the lodge in Simpsonville.
Kentucky adult education classes, through Jefferson community & Technical College, are being offered at various Shelby County locations. The Shelby County locations are the Shelby Campus of the community college, the Shelby County Public Library, St. James Episcopal Church, and the Centro Latino. For more information, call 633-5524, ext. 33669.
An all-you-can-eat Fish Fry is 7-9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4, at the Waldridge Center of Clear Creek Park. Proceeds will benefit the Harrisonville Home School Ministries. Adults, $10; kids, $3; children 3 and under, free.
Shelby Development Corporation's Scarecrow Contest for Shelbyville businesses will be judged Oct. 22. Registration deadline is Oct. 8. For information, contact 633-5029.
The Multi-Purpose Community Action Agency provides home-delivered meals to senior citizens free of charge. An intake form may be completed over the phone. For more information, contact Wanda at 633-2218.
The Family Activity Center at Clear Creek Park is offering Tumble Time classes for children. Cathy Wilhoit, certified fitness instructor, will lead classes for 2-3 year olds, 4-5 year olds, and 6-8 year olds. Call the FAC office, 633-5059, for more information.
Class of 1983 -- The 25-year reunion is Nov. 8 at Claudia Sanders. If you did not receive an email, contact Paula Morris at firstname.lastname@example.org or 593-9143, or Lora Hawkins at email@example.com or 257-2902. Details of the reunion can be found at www.schs83.com.
Class of 2003 -- The Shelby County High School class of 2003's five-year reunion is being planned. For more information, call 502-235-3223 or 321-2489.
The Jeffersontown High School Class of 1978 30-Year reunion is in October. Visit JHS78@wildblue.net to register.
Class of 1988 -- The Shelby County High School class of 1988 reunion planning continues and members are being sought to help. For more information e-mail Jeannie Gaines at firstname.lastname@example.org, call Tonya Webb 502-529-9011, or log-on to www.classmates.com.
Class of 1993 -- For information or details about the Shelby County High School class of 1993 reunion, call Maggie (Schmidt) Endris, 502-216-8822 or email email@example.com.
Taylorsville High School -- Class of 1978 30-year reunion will be Saturday, Oct. 25. For more information, go to www.TaylorsvilleHigh1978.com or call 502-682-4511.