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Datebook: April 11, 2014

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Fish dinner at Finchville Ruritan
A fish, oyster or salmon croquettes dinner will be served from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the Finchville Ruritan Club. Dinner includes choice of seafood along with potato wedges, cole slaw, baked beans, and choice of dessert and drink for $10. Carry-outs will be available. Entertainment will be free Bluegrass music. For more information, call 502-437-0353.
Annunciation fish fry
Church of the Annunciation, on Main Street in Shelbyville, will begin Lenten fish fries from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. today. Dine in or carry out. Proceeds will benefit the Toinson fund and the building fund. For more information, call 633-1547.
Feast for futures
CASA of the River Region will host a “Feast for Futures” community dinner, silent auction and raffle to raise scholarship money for abused and neglected children of Shelby, Henry and Spencer counties. The tri-county community event will be at Claudia Sanders Dinner House today. Doors open at 5:30 and the program starts at 6 p.m. Music entertainment will be provided by Whiskey Bent Valley.  Tickets need to be purchased in advance and are $35 per person, which includes the dinner. Tickets may be purchased online at www.CASARiverRegion.org/FEAST or call 502-595-4911 or E-mail Kimberly Hinkel kimberlyhinkel@yahoo.com.
Adult children of alcoholics
The World Service Organization Adult Children of Alcoholics (ACA) is a 12-Step program similar to AA and Al-Anon. The first meeting will be at 6 p.m. today and every Friday thereafter at the First Presbyterian Church in Shelbyville. For more information, call 502-523-6352 or E-mail hopek@twc.com or visit www.adultchildren.org.
Viking art at library
Viking Art, a workshop for children grades 6 through 12, will be from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. today at the Shelby County Public Library, 309 8th St. Viking Art is a fun adventure for youth to discover the designs and alphabets of the Vikings. Using Celtic interlaces, braids, fretwork and zoomorphic designs you will develop your own “Viking” art, including body art. Contact Thomas Freeze at thomasfreese@bellsouth.net to register or Shelby County Public Library, 633-3803 or E-mail youthservices@scplibrary.net.
First Christian
The Stations of the Cross may be viewed from 6 to 7 p.m. today at First Christian Church. A Lenten journey to the Cross will be through scripture, meditation, prayer, art and music. All children are invited to the Easter Egg Hunt at 2 p.m. on Saturday. The children’s Easter play will be during the 11 a.m. worship service on Sunday.
Barn quilt workshop
JoAnna Jackson will host a barn quilt workshop from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Shelby County Extension office, 1117 Frankfort Road. All supplies will be furnished to make a 2x2 barn quilt. The cost is $60 in advance or $70 paid day of workshop. For more information, call 502-387-6867 or 502-633-4593, E-mail Joannajksn@gmail.com or visit Joannajacksonartisit@weebly.com.
Crusade for Education
Corpus Christi Academy will host the Crusade for Education on Saturday at Undulata Horse Farm. The evening will begin with a tour from 7 to 7:30 and 7:30 to 8 p.m., and will be followed by festivities in the training arena. The tours are limited to the first 80 registered guests. A reverse raffle will begin at 8:30 followed by a live auction. Enjoy hors d’oeuvres and a special wine tasting throughout the evening. The cost is $50 per person with tour, $70 per couple/$40 per person without tour. For reservations, call the school office, 502-722-8090, soon as the tours are filling quickly.
FAC health and fitness fun day
The Shelby County annual family community health fair will be from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday at the Clear Creek Family Activity Center. Free pedometers will be given for the first 100 participants. There will be adult and children activities, door prizes, a “Get Moving Kentucky!” kick off program for children ages 10-and-older and bicycle giveaways for toddlers, youth and adults.
Simpsonville Christian events
Simpsonville Christian Church will have an Easter Egg Hunt at 10 a.m. on Saturday. The Easter Cantata will be at 2 p.m. on Sunday, the SCC choir will be joined by the Simpsonville UMC choir.
Cemetery clean-up and training
Friends of Grove Hill will work at the cemetery Saturday and Sunday and invite newcomers to join them at the chapel off Old Mount Eden Road (end of South Third Street). There will be a brief training inside the chapel at 9 a.m. on April 12, at which time previously trained volunteers can begin cleaning or repairing identified stones. A donation for the training and cleaning supplies is appreciated. “Bring your own lunch for a picnic on Saturday,” said Duanne Puckett, one of the Friends. Work begins at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday until 4 p.m. or whenever we are tired. The annual efforts keep Grove Hill Cemetery’s historic monuments preserved for future generations.
Pleasureville Methodist fish fry
A fish fry at Pleasureville United Methodist Church will be from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Saturday. The cost is $8 for fish, two sides, hushpuppies, dessert and a drink. Kids meals are also available. For more information, call 502-878-4383.
Blood drive
There will be a Red Cross blood drive will be 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday at Kroger, 311 Boone Station Road.
Mount Eden Saddle Club horse show
The Mount Eden Saddle Club will have a horse show at 6 p.m. on Saturday at the Mount Eden Ruritan Club. Contest classes will be western and gaited. The gate fee will be $2 and there will be door prizes and free stick horse race for kids. For more information, contact Chasidy Hawkins, 502-680-0497 or E-mail turnem04@bellsouth.net.
Centenary egg hunt
Centenary United Methodist Church will have an Easter Egg hunt from noon to 2 p.m. on Saturday at the Col. Sanders Pavilion, Clear Creek Park.
Bagdad Bagdad services
The adult Easter cantata will be at 11 a.m. on Sunday at Bagdad Bagtist Church. The children’s Easter program will be at 6 p.m. on Sunday.
Burks Branch Baptist services
The choir will present the cantata, Glorious Day! during the morning worship service at 11 a.m. on Palm Sunday, Sunday at Burks Branch Baptist Church.
Finchville Community Easter celebration
Finchville Baptist Church will have their Easter cantata at 10:30 a.m. Sunday in the sanctuary; free fellowship meal follows in Fellowship Hall.
First Baptist services
“Thy Will Be Done” will be the worship theme for Palm Sunday, directed by Rev. Gene Wright, featuring the Sanctuary Choir, orchestra and devotionals by Rev. Dr. Maurice Hollingsworth, Rev. Gene Wright, Joanna Wright, Pat Cole, sanctuary choir and orchestra.
Gracy Assembly of God
Palm Sunday communion is Sunday. All are welcome.
Simpsonville United Methodist
Palm Sunday services are at 2 p.m. at Simpsonville Christian and Methodist Church, with a combined choir cantata.
Pleasureville cemetery board meeting
The Pleasureville Cemetery Board will meet at 7 p.m. Monday at the Low Dutch Meetinghouse, 6805 Castle Hwy. in Pleasureville. The public is invited to attend.
Stubblefield Repeater Club meeting
The Stubblefield Repeater Club, Shelby County’s amateur radio club, meets at 7 p.m. Monday at the Shelby County Emergency Management Building, 98 7th St. in Shelbyville. For more information, call 502-220-7872 or 502-529-6054.
Solomon’s Lodge
The Solomon’s Lodge No. 5 meets at 7:30 p.m. Monday. For more information, visit www.solomons-fam.com.