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Job Corps career/college fair
Whitney M. Young Jr. Job Corps Center will host a tri-county career and college fair from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. today in the Simpsonville city gymnasium, 8460 Shelbyville Road, Simpsonville. The 318 students at the center, who learn technical trades in the construction, medical and culinary arts careers, will host this recruitment opportunity for employees and students. This event is open to the public and booths are free. For more information, contact Felicia L. Lee, business community liaison, 502-722-3527, 502-529-6807 or E-mail Lee.FeliciaL@jobcorps.org.
Shelby County Farmers’ Market
New this season at the Shelby County Farmers’ Market will be a mid-week market held every Wednesday from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. This new market day, which begins today, is in addition to the Saturday market, held from 8 a.m. to 12 noon every Saturday through October in the Coots Barn at the Shelby County Fairgrounds, 1513 Midland Trail in Shelbyville. For more information, visit shelbycokyfarmersmarket.com.
The Kiwanis Club of Shelbyville meets at noon Thursday at Stratton Community Center in Shelbyville. Lunch is provided and guests are welcome. Call 633-3750 to make a luncheon reservation.
The Shelby County Beekeepers Association meets 7 p.m. Thursday at the Shelby County Extension Office. For more information, call Tana Peers at 502-257-2557, E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or Danny Keeton at 502-647-3252, E-mail email@example.com.
Waddy Ruritan Club meets at 7 p.m. Thursday.
Finchville Ruritan club meets at 7 p.m. Thursday.
The KIPDA Rural Diabetes Coalition’s Shelby County group meets 1-2 p.m. Thursday at the Shelby County Extension Office. For more information, contact Elaina Burks, Shelby County community organizer, at 502-417-8600 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
‘Pet rock’ decorating class
Transform a rock into our very own pet from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Miller Outdoor Education Center at Clear Creek Park. The rock and decorating supplies will be provided. Bring imagination and creativity to this free event. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/clearcreektrailblazers or email@example.com.
Mini parks cleanup days
The Clear Creek Trailblazers have two volunteer days this month that will focus on the mini parks. Everyone is invited to a morning of mulching, weeding and pruning the landscape around the Moses Dale Park, 212 Lee Nor Mack Street in Shelbyville, from 8 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, and at James Burnett Park, 1310 Thorn Ave. in Shelbyville, on Aug. 24. Tools and refreshments will be provided. Dress for weather and working outdoors. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/clearcreektrailblazers or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Farmer’s market and animal swap
Tractor Supply in Shelbyville will host a farmer’s market and animal swap from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturday. The parking lot will be open for people to bring farm produce/products and animals to sale, trade or swap. Jams, jellies, honey, eggs, crafts, vegetables, fruits, animals and other farm products are welcome. For more information, contact Tractor Supply of Shelbyville at 502-647-4605.
Trooper Island poker run
Kentucky State Police Post 12 will host a “Run for Trooper Island” poker run on Saturday at 1250 Louisville Road in Frankfort. Rain date will be Sunday. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m., and the ride starts at 10 a.m. The cost is $35 for single and $45 for doubles and includes poker hand, T-shirt, meal and ticket for a chance to win a Camaro. For more information, contact KSP Trooper Mitch Harris at 502-227-2221.
A free Medicare seminar will be given by Leigh Ann Cottongim-Barcellona will be at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the Shelbyville Senior Community Center, 207 Washington St. A licensed life and health specialist, she will answer questions about the 2013 Medicare program, Medicare prescription drug coverage and ways to help cover out-of-pocket costs associated with Medicare. To register, call 502-529-1206.
The Solomon’s Lodge No. 5 meets at 7:30 p.m. Monday. For more information, visit www.solomons-fam.com.
Shelbyville Lions Club
Shelbyville Lion’s Club meets at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Senior Citizens Center, 207 Washington Street.
Sewing classes at extension office
Sit and sew days will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Tuesday at the Shelby County Extension Office, 1117 Frankfort Road. Bring a current sewing project and lunch and learn new ideas for sewing projects. Sewing machines are available to use for the day. Shelby County’s Master Clothing Volunteers will teach a basic sewing class from 3 to 8 p.m. on Sept. 3. For more information, call the Shelby County Extension Office at 633-4593.
Silver Sneakers presentation
A Silver Sneakers presentation will be at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Multi-Purpose Community Action Agency Senior Center, 207 Washington St. in Shelbyville. Ken Schulz (formerly of WHAS) and Kim Dues of Humana will share information with senior about the benefits of the program, which is a physical fitness program geared toward seniors. To learn more about Multi-Purpose Community Action services, visit mpcaa.org.
Free beginning basic computer class
A free beginning basic computer literacy class will be offered by the Shelby County Adult Education Program. The 10-week session will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Thursdays at Jefferson Community and Technical College, starting Aug. 15. For more information or to register, call 502-213-3669.
Blood drives in Shelby County will be at from 3 to 7 p.m. on Aug. 15 at Collins High School, 801 Discovery Blvd.; 1 to 6 p.m. on Aug. 19 at Zaxby’s, 1980 Midland Trail; 10 a.. to 2 p.m. on Aug. 30 at Kroger, 311 Boone Station Rd.
Kentucky State Fair
The 2013 Kentucky State Fair is Aug. 15-25 at the Kentucky Exposition Center. For more information and continued updates on the fair, visit www.kystatefair.org. Parking at the Kentucky Exposition Center will remain unchanged at $8 per vehicle.
Summer festival and picnic
A summer festival and picnic will be from 4 to 9 p.m. on Aug. 16 and 17 at the Church of Annunciation. The menu includes a spaghetti dinner, cake and ice cream and, the next day, fish dinner, hotdogs and hamburgers, authentic Mexican food, cake and ice cream. Events include live music, kids play center, bingo, silent auction, cake wheel, raffles and a yard sale.
World’s Championship Horse Show
The 110th annual World’s Championship Horse Show will be Aug. 18-24 at Freedom Hall in Louisville. Tickets are available at the Freedom Hall ticket office and all Ticketmaster outlets. Call 800-745-3000 or visit www.ticketmaster.com. A weeklong reserved seat ticket with one gate admission per session is $205 plus $7 postage and handling. For weekly reserved seats, call 800-231-8085. All prices include facility fee. Those wishing to compete in this year’s horse show may enter online at www.kystatefair.org/wchs or by mail, by Tuesday. Entry forms, rules and schedules can be found at http://www.kystatefair.org/WCHS.
Relay for Life wrap party
The Relay for Life wrap party will be at 6 p.m. Aug. 19 at Shelby Christian Church on Frankfort Road. Awards will be given for the 2013 event, prize drawings will be held and a sneak peak at the Relay for 2014 will be offered. Appetizers and beverages will be served. A “best appetizer” contest will also be held – with prizes for “tastiest” and “healthiest” categories. RSVP by calling Peggy at 257-2349 or Sonia at 321-9136
Wingate Lodge 161 F & AM meets 7:30 p.m. Aug. 19 at the lodge in Simpsonville.
Grief recovery support
Grief recovery and suicide loss recovery groups will meet at 7:15 p.m. Aug. 19 at Pleasureville Baptist Church. Groups are free to the community and led by a licensed therapist. It is not required to share during group – come and listen. For more information, contact Roni Beth Mulcahy at 502-518-0095 or E-mail email@example.com.
Caryatid Book Club
The Caryatid Book Club meets 12:30 p.m. on Aug. 22 at Linda Scearce home. Jean Matthews will be hostess, and Barbara Troyer will have the program.
Luncheon with Rep. Massie
The Shelby County Chamber of Commerce will sponsor a luncheon with U.S. Rep. Thomas Massie (R-Vanceburg) from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Aug. 23 at Persimmon Ridge Country Club, 72 Persimmon Ridge Drive. Admission will be $20 for chamber members and $30 for prospective members. Reservation deadline is Aug. 19. For more information or to make a reservation, contact Johnna Maier at 633-1636 or firstname.lastname@example.org or visit http://shelbycountykychamber.chambermaster.com/events/details/legislativ....
Limestone Ladies Night Out
The fourth annual Limestone Ladies Night Out will be at 6-9 p.m. Aug. 23 in Floral Hall at the Shelby County Fairgrounds. Sponsored by Limestone Farm, Lawn & Worksite, the event includes guest speaker Rebecca Kirts, a Master Gardener, and food from FireFresh BBQ. There will be door prizes, free tote bags and Kentucky Proud vendors for shopping. Give-a-ways include a Stihl trimmer, Kindle Fire HD, Canon digital camera, JD basket, JD wagon and other prizes.
Auditions for ‘Doubt, A Parable’
Auditions for Shelby County Community Theatre’s production of Doubt, A Parable, written by John Patrick Shanley and directed by Jack Wann, will be from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Aug. 29-30. Roles are available for one man age 30-40, one woman age 40-50, one woman age 20-30,and one African-American woman age 30-40. Alternative audition times can be arranged. Performance dates are Oct. 18-20. For more information, call 633-0222.
Prescription drug disposal
The Shelby County Public Library and Shelbyville Police Department will co-sponsor a “pill toss” from 10 a.m. to noon Aug. 31 in the library parking lot. Mark out all personal information on prescription bottles. Items accepted are expired pharmaceuticals, unsealed syrups, eye drops, nose spray and also meds that should have been refrigerated, bulk or loose tablets and capsules and unsealed tubes of creams and ointments. This is a free service. For more information, contact 633-3803, ext. 11 or E-mail email@example.com.
Beginner crochet classes
Beginner crochet classes will be from 5:30 to 6:45 p.m. on Wednesdays in September at the Shelby County Public Library, 309 8th St. in Shelbyville. The classes will be for persons 18 years and older and presented by Hope Kremerof the Yarn Wagon. Registration is required, with a limit of 12. Students will need an I, J or K hook and a solid-, light-color skein of yarn to make a scarf. For more information, contact 633-3803, ext. 11 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Movies for seniors
Movies for seniors, 50 and older, will be at 1 p.m. on the first Friday of the month beginning Sept. 6 through December at the Shelby County Public Library, 309 8th St. in Shelbyville. Registration is requested. The movies, popcorn and water are all free. For more information or for movie titles, contact 633-3803, ext. 11 or email@example.com.
Beekeeping intro sessions
Learn about beekeeping without taking the plunge into buying hives, bee suits and supers during the Shelby County Beekeepers’ 2-hour, hands-on class on beekeeping and honey extraction. Classes will be on Sept. 7, one from 10 a.m. until noon and another from 1 to 3 p.m. Classes are free, but each session will be limited to 10 participants to allow for a hands-on experience opening and looking into beehives. To register, call 502-633-4593 and ask for Walt. Safety bee jackets and gloves will be provided. If you want to learn more, beginning beekeeping classes will offered at the Shelby County Extension Office on Oct. 17-24.
Spencer County horse show
The Spencer County horse show will begin at 6 p.m. on Sept. 7 and Oct. 5 at the fairgrounds. Gate admission is $2, and 6-year-olds and younger are free. For more information, contact Frank Rearden at 502-232-5138, Preston McDonald at 502-422-0176, Connie McDonald at 502-232-0739, Mary Lisby at 502-738-5388, Mae Rearden at 502-991-1505 or John Shouse at 502-437-7083.
Long Run Massacre re-enactments
The Painted Stone Settlers Inc. will host the 15th annual Long Run Massacre and Floyd’s Defeat on Sept. 7 and 8 at Red Orchard Park. Heritage skills demonstrations, native American and settler camps, first person presentations and the main battle re-enactment will begin at 2 p.m. A special school day will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sept. 6. For more information, call 502-228-3746, 502-738-9435 or visit www.PaintedStoneSettlers.org.
Ghost hunting program
“Ghost hunting,” presented by Tom Jones of Kentucky Area Paranormal Society, will be from 6 to 7 p.m. Sept. 12 at the Shelby County Public Library, 309 8th St. in Shelbyville. Registration is requested for seating purposes. For more information, contact 633-3803, ext. 11 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
‘Shred It Day’ at library
A “Shred it Day” for documents will be from 10 a.m. to noon Sept. 14 in the parking lot at the Shelby County Public Library, 309 8th St. in Shelbyville. You also can recycle all unwanted PCs and attachments. For more information, contact 633-3803, ext. 11 or E-mail email@example.com.
SCHS Class of 1988 reunion
The Shelby County High School Class of 1988 will have a 25-year high school reunion Sept. 20 and 21. Tailgating will be Sept. 20, starting at 6 p.m. at the SCHS football game. Marc Stinson will be the grill master, and the senior football players from the Rockets Class AAAA state championship team will be recognized during halftime. Each player will be contacted about this recognition. A reunion dinner/get together will be on Sept. 21 with DJ Smurf aka Anthony Beckley at the Cardinal Club in Simpsonville. Updates are being sent out to classmates via the Class of 1988 Facebook pages, E-mail and text. We are still looking for some individuals in the class. Contact Jo Nell Marsh Eidson at 502-220-2682 or firstname.lastname@example.org to be added to the E-mail or text list, get information on the Facebook pages or to update your contact information.
Cropper Day celebration
The Cropper Ruritan Club will host Cropper Day on Sept. 21. To reserve a space contact Barbara Franklin at 502-220-8590. To participate in the parade, cruise-in or antique tractor display, contact Robin Belwood at 502-220-3508 for details. Cropper Ruritan reserves the right to be the only food vendor for this event.
The ALC Pregnancy Resource Center’s annual Banquet of Life will be Sept. 26 at Gheens Foundation Lodge, 1420 Beckley Creek Parkway. The guest speaker will be Rev. Andy Merritt, pastor of Edgewood Baptist Church in Columbus, Ga. For more information, visit www.friendsofalovingchoice.com.
Introduction to tarot
An introduction to tarot will be from 6 to 7 p.m. Sept. 26, presented by Regan Wann at the Shelby County Public Library, 309 8th St. in Shelbyville. She will introduce the myths and meaning of tarot, including a microdemonstration. Registration is requested for seating purposes. For more information, contact 633-3803, ext. 11 or E-mail email@example.com.
Finchville Fall Festival
The Finchville Ruritan Club’s annual fall festival will be Sept. 28 and 29. A country breakfast will be Saturday morning, and a chicken dinner will be served on Sunday. Concessions and games for the children will be available throughout the weekend. For more information, call 834-7754 or send an E-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
USS Columbus veterans reunion
USS Columbus will have a reunion Oct. 2-6 at the Hilton in Branson, Mo. For more information, contact Allen R. Hope, president, 3828 Hobson Road, Fort Wayne, Ind. 46815-4505 or Hope4391@frontier.com.
American Diabetes Association’s Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes will be Oct. 19 at Louisville Waterfront Park’s Great Lawn. Registration begins at 9 a.m. and the walk for 1 mile or run for 3 miles begins at 10 a.m. A 1-mile fun walk is available for families. This is a free event, but donations are accepted. To register, visit www.diabetes.org/louisvillestepout or call 502-452-6072, ext. 3317.
Patti Cloar, certified fitness trainer, will have a tabata reboot camp at the Family Activity Center through Aug. 29. Tabata is an interval-based fitness workout that helps you break through plateaus and improve your other workouts. Class times are 6 p.m. Tuesdays, 8:30 a.m. Thursdays and 2 p.m. Sundays. Drop-in per class rate is $10 members, $12 non-members on a space available basis. Sign up at the FAC front desk or call 633-5059.
Shape-up exercise class
Armchair exercises are on-going at the Shelby County Extension Office, 1117 Frankfort Road. Participants will increase flexibility, balance and strength and get an aerobic work out as well. Classes will meet at 10 a.m. on Monday, Wednesday and Friday through Aug. 9. For more information, call 633-4593.
R.E. Wells, noted antique authority from Versailles, will present a new series of Antique Classes at the Shelby County Extension Office. The classes will meet each Monday through Aug. 26. The fee for the 8-week course is $50. The series of classes include: introduction to antiques; antique perfume and scent bottles, Staffordshire trinkets, art glass, American silver, pressed glass, kitchen pottery and Road Show. Interested individuals should sign up soon since class size will be limited to only 30 per class so that each person can bring one item weekly to be appraised. Participants can choose to attend the 1 or 6:30 p.m. session. For more information, contact Valerie Holland of the Jefferson County Extension Service at 502-569-2344.
Zumba at JHS
KentuckyOne is bringing Zumba to Jewish Hospital Shelbyville in the hospital’s community room. The free class is offered at 6:30 and 7:30 p.m. The entrance is at the rear of the hospital. Certified instructor Sherrie Goddard will lead the weekly Wednesday classes for the community through Aug. 28. For more information, contact Misty Stallard at 502-647-4280 or email@example.com.
Mah Jong game day
Game Day – Mah Jong will be from 1 to 4 p.m. on the third and fourth Fridays of the month in the Hudson Room at the Shelby County Public Library through December. New players are welcome, and instruction is available. Classes are for persons 18 and older. For more information, or to register contact 633-3803, ext. 11 or E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Free advanced computer classes
Shelby County Adult Education is offering a free advanced computer class at Jefferson Community and Technical College to teach the basics of word processing, spreadsheets and how organize photos as a slide presentation. Students earn the National Career Readiness Certificate. Classes will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays for 14 weeks, beginning Aug. 12 through Nov. 13. For more information or to register, call 502-213-3669.
Free educational programs offered
Free educational programs are being offered by Jefferson Community & Technical College’s Shelby County Adult Education at JCTC Shelby Campus and the Shelby County Public Library. Classes include skill review to brush up for career or college entrance exam; National Career Readiness Certificate, to verify value to employers; para-educator testing, for those who wish to work as an aid in the school system; and GED attainment, to secure jobs. For more information or to register, call 502-213-3669 or 502-633-5524 ext. 7. English as a Second Language classes are offered at St. James Church. Call 502-220-9121.
Free GED 2013 classes
The current GED classes will expire at the end of 2013. New classes are forming at the Shelby Jefferson Community and Technical College and the Shelby County Public Library. Complete the GED test and get the credential that opens doors to a new job or college. For more information or to register, contact 502-213-3669.
Igleheart Exhibit display
The Shelby County Historical Society displays the Igleheart Exhibit at 627 Main St. in Shelbyville. This exhibit includes various arrowheads, as well as a glimpse of early Native American life. The arrowheads have been compiled and researched by the University of Kentucky Department of Anthropology. The exhibit museum is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursdays and Fridays. This is free and open to the public. The exhibit is scheduled through the summer. For more information, call 502-844-2277.
Bee Tree at outdoor center
The Bee Tree, an observational beehive, is open with an eastern box turtle display at the Miller Outdoor Education Center from 1 to 5 p.m. on Saturdays.
ALC classes with Spanish
A Spanish translator is now available at all classes at A Loving Choice Pregnancy Center, 711 from 5 to 6 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays and from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the girls’ night out program on the first Thursday of each month. If moms attend any of our classes, free babysitting is offered for the first 16 children registered. For details, contact Sandy McGill at 502-647-0300 or E-mail email@example.com.
MOPS: Mothers of Preschoolers meets at 6-7:30 p.m. the first Wednesday of each month September through May at First Baptist Church Shelbyville in room 300. MOPS also meets at Shelby Christian Church the second Tuesday of each month September through May in the room across from the nursery. Visit shelbychristianmops.org for more information. Free childcare is provided for the moms attending the meetings. The children are divided into age-appropriate classes. Nursing infants may remain with moms. On Wednesdays, a family meal is offered at 5-5:45 p.m. for $6 per adult, and $1 per child. Mothers of Preschoolers is a program designed to nurture mothers with children from infancy through kindergarten.
Celebrate Recovery is a Christian-based Drug and Alcohol Recovery at the First Baptist Church, across from the Shelby County Fairgrounds. It is also for anyone who has a hurt, habit or hang-up. Pizza Café fellowship is 5:30 to 6:10 p.m. Thursdays; large group open share/praise/worship is 6:10 to 6:50 p.m.; a break is 6:50 to 7 p.m.; Small group gender specific open share is 7-8 p.m.; fellowship and snacks is 8-8:30 p.m.; Friday nights is step study night, call for times, John Flannagin 1-253-653-8349 or Ghedra Dunn 633-2665.
Operation CatSnip monthly spay/neuter clinics with a financial donation for Shelby County. Dogs will not be accepted. For more information, call or text 502-220-0271, or E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Certified nurse’s aide training
The Shelby County Campus of Jefferson Community and Technical College will offer an evening certification class for Certified Nurse’s Aids, including 3 hours of college credit. For more information, contact the Shelby County Campus at 502-213-3626 or stop by Room 118 at the campus to pick up an enrollment packet.
Shelby Christian group exercise class
Group exercise classes at Shelby Christian Church, led by Patty Sweasy, are Mondays and Thursdays. Abdominal exercise class is at 6 p.m. for $3 per class. Aerobics classes are at 6:30 p.m. on Mondays and strength/cardio circuit classes are on Thursdays. Both are $5 per class or $30 for a prepaid card for 10 classes. For more information, send an E-mail to email@example.com.
T.R.A.I.L. volunteers needed
Volunteers are needed to assist with therapeutic riding lessons at T.R.A.I.L. (Therapeutic Riding Association Inc. of Louisville), which is located at 4090 Webb Road in Simpsonville. If you like horses, and/or enjoy working with special needs children and adults, this is for you. For more information, contact Nathalie Green at 502-876-7844.
Book club kits at the library
If you belong to a book discussion group or are thinking about starting one, you are invited to check out the Shelby County Public Library’s selection of book kits. Each kit contains 12 books and a notebook with information about the author, a synopsis of the book and discussion questions. All of the books have been selected and read by the library’s “Brown Bag” book club. The club meets the second Tuesday of every month, at 1-2 p.m. All you need to check out a kit is to have a library card. For more information, call 633-3803.
Habitat housing applications
Habitat for Humanity of Shelby County is accepting applications for the next home. Candidates must submit applications, and they will be called in for a preliminary interview. Proof required for need, ability to pay and willingness to partner with Habitat. Applications can be obtained through www.habitatshelbyky.org or can be picked up at 6th & Main Coffee Shop or Operation Care, 708 Main Street. The applications must be mailed to HFH of Shelby County, P.O. Box 728, Shelbyville, 40066. Habitat is currently looking for active members who are interested in getting involved with Habitat. Whether you have an interest in swinging a hammer or a more behind the scenes approach of being on a committee contact Amy at 633-5518.
Parkinson’s support session
A support/exercise group geared to meet the needs of those fighting Parkinson’s Disease meets at 6:30-7 p.m. Mondays at Jewish Hospital Shelbyville. For more information, call Dyna Zehnder at 502-377-7562.
Dorman Center bingo
The non-profit Dorman Preschool Center benefits from the 7 p.m. Tuesday and Friday bingo at 200 Buck Creek Road in Simpsonville.
A scrabble club will be held at the Family Activity Center. Suggested hours are 9 a.m.-noon Monday, Wednesday and Thursday and noon-4 p.m. Monday-Friday. The club is free to the public. For more information or to join call, M. Randell at 610-0010.
Zumba at the library
Zumba at the Shelby County Public Library will be from 6 to 7 p.m. on Tuesdays and 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Fridays, on the first floor in the Hudson Room. Registration is required for adults 18 years and older. Limit 30. For more information, call 633-3803 ext. 11 or E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Yoga for seniors
A free yoga class for seniors, 50 years and older, will be at noon-1 p.m. on Mondays and 1-2 p.m. on Thursdays at the Shelby County Public Library. Registration is required for each class, with a limit of 25. For more information, E-mail email@example.com or visit www.scplibrary.net for more information. This class is free.
A free line-dancing class will be at 5:50-6:50 p.m. on Wednesday at the Shelby County Public Library. Registration is required, with a limit of 30 for adults 18 years and older. Wear hard-soled shoes, no tennis or running shoes. For more information, E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.scplibrary.net.
Free Zumba class
A free women’s Zumba class will be at 6:30 p.m. Mondays and Thursday at Simpsonville Baptist Church. This is a video-driven class held in the Family Life Center. Visit www.simpsonvillebaptist.com for more information.
‘Piloxing’ classes at FAC
The Family Activities Center at Clear Creek Park is bringing “Piloxing” to Shelbyville. Piloxing blends boxing, standing Pilates and dance-inspired moves into a low-impact workout. Classes will be held at 2 p.m. on Sundays, 7 p.m. on Mondays and 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Make sure to bring water and a towel to class. This class is free for FAC members and $6 for non-members. For more information, call 633-5059.
Church Zumba class
The fitness and wellness ministry of New Mount Zion Church is now hosting a weekly Zumba Class 6 p.m. every Tuesday in the Mulberry Building on Main Street. The cost is $3. For more information E-mail Tamika at TamikaandEugene@gmail.com.
Bridge at FAC
Free bridge groups meet at 9:30-11:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Fridays at FAC. All levels, beginning or rusty, etc.
The Painted Stone Family Resource Center will offer free after-school tutoring. Two certified teachers will provide the tutoring to students from Painted Stone in grades K-5 3:30-5 p.m. on Mondays and Thursdays at Crescent Place Assisted Living Community, 148 Allen Drive, Shelbyville (off Midland Trail near Hardee’s).
Amanda Smith Circle
The Amanda Smith Circle contact is Tina Hurt, president, at 502-633-3308 or email@example.com.
Shelbyville Rotary Club meets at noon every Tuesday at Centenary United Methodist Church. The public is invited.
Pediatric group meeting
Associates in Pediatric Therapy has a Support Group for Parents with Autistic children (for all Autism Spectrum Disorders). Meetings will be at the APT Clinic, 1900 Midland Trail, and times are flexible, according to the needs of the group. Call 633-1007 to sign up.
Outdoor Center open Saturdays
The Miller Outdoor Education Center at Red Orchard Park is open 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. every Saturday. If you or someone you know would like to help out by being at the center during these hours once a month or so, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or https://www.facebook.com/clearcreektrailblazers. Visit http://www.shelbycountyparks.com/Clear-Creek-Trailblazers.html for up to date schedule of events and information.
Weekly bike ride
A beginners’ bicycle ride is 6 p.m. Mondays at Main Street Bikes in Shelbyville. For information, call 220-4136.
Foster care/adoption program
The Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS) is forming classes for their foster care and adoption program. Applicants must be at least 21 years old, married or single, financially stable and have an income, in good physical and mental health, meet safety requirements including background checks, and all adults in the home must successfully complete 32 hours of training. CHFS is in specific need of foster/adoptive homes willing to accept teenagers, large sibling groups (three or more), medically fragile kids, kids of a different race/ethnicity and kids currently available for adoption on the Special Needs Adoption Web site. However, all types of applicants are encouraged to apply in order to meet the needs of all children in foster care. Interested applicants should call 502-633-2055 or 1-888-698-2221. For more information visit https://apps.chfs.ky.gov/snap/ or http://chfs.ky.gov/.
Artists on Main
Shelby Artists on Main is looking for new artists. Be a part of the gallery and have your work seen regularly. The initiation fee will be waived to join the gallery for the months of July and August. For more information call 633-7273.
Many boys and girls’ clubs are looking for car donations in any condition. Cars are sold at auction and the funds generated help support their many programs. Call 1-800-246-0493 to donate or for more information.
Crestview needs volunteers
Crestview Care and Rehab is recruiting volunteers who would like to help enrich the lives of residents through art, crafts, games, music, reading or various other activities. Crestview is also available to host small women’s or men’s groups to include interested residents for community or religious involvement. Contact Judy at 502-633-2454.
Classic movie fans
If you love movies from the 1930s through the 1960s and would like to find other classic movie fans in our area, contact Lou Ann at 502-829-0233.
Animal shelter needs volunteers
The Shelby County Animal Shelter is looking for volunteers to walk, play with and socialize the dogs and cats. The shelter is full, so there are plenty of animals to choose from. If you would like to help, call the shelter at 633-0009.
Food Pantry hours
New hours for the Food Pantry are 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesdays. The Clothing Closet is open 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays. All items are free. God’s Kitchen has a free meal, 11:30 a.m. weekdays at Victory Baptist Church, 715 Main St. in Shelbyville.
Nurse Aid training
Nurse Aid training classes will be 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. and 5-9 p.m. in the Louisville area. Phlebotomy and EKG classes are also offered monthly. Call 502-561-3771 for more information.