- Special Sections
- Public Notices
The Housing Authority of Shelbyville Board of Commissioners meets at 5:30 p.m. today at the Housing Authority Administrative/Community Building.
Shelby County High School’s SBDM meeting 3:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Shelbyville City Council meets at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at City Hall, 315 Washington St.
Shelby County Board of Education meets at 7 p.m. Thursday at the central office on Main Street in Shelbyville.
Board of Adjustments and Appeals meets at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Stratton Center.
Shelby County Judge-Executive Rob Rothenburger presents his vision for the future of Shelby County at 7 p.m. today at the Cooperative Extension Office, 1117 Frankfort Road. The event is hosted by Maintain Our Rural Environment.
Tax rate meeting
The Cooperative Extension Service tax rate meeting will be 11:15 a.m. today in the conference room of the extension office. A district board meeting will follow at 11:30 a.m. Lunch will be served.
Simpsonville Baptist Church event
The AWANA Kickoff Party is 6:15 p.m. today in the Family Life Center. There will be bouncies, hotdogs, face painting and balloons. The Youth Ministry Kickoff Party is 6:15 p.m. today featuring food, games and face painting.
ADD support meeting
Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder meets 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday at the Learning Disabilities Association of Kentucky, 2210 Goldsmith Lane, No. 118, Louisville. For additional information, call the LDA office at 502-473-1256.
The Kiwanis Club of Shelbyville meets noon Thursday at the Stratton Community Center. The featured speaker is Stephen Barnett with Leadership Shelby. Lunch is provided, and guests are welcome. Call 633-3750 for a luncheon reservation.
Mount Eden Ruritan
Mount Eden Ruritan Club meets at 7 p.m. Thursday.
Caryatid Book Club
The Caryatid Book Club meets 12:30 p.m. Thursday at the Birch House at Clear Creek Park. Barbara Troyer will be the host, and Clay Cottongim will provide the program.
Shelby Development Corporation’s board of directors will meet 8 a.m. Friday at the Cardwell House.
Limestone women’s event
Limestone Farm Lawn and Worksite’s second annual Ladies Night Out is 6-9 p.m. Friday at Floral Hall at the Shelby County Fairgrounds. The guest speaker will be Sentinel-News gardening columnist Jeneen Wiche. There will be prizes, food and gifts.
Movies for seniors
A movie will be shown 1-3 p.m. Aug. 26 at the Shelby County Public Library. The other dates for Movies for Seniors are Sept. 9, 26, Oct. 7, Oct 21 and Nov. 4. Titles to be announced later. Free popcorn is available. Registration is requested for seating purposes only by calling 633-3803.
Fundraiser yard sale
A fundraiser/yard sale is 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 26 at 3373 Mount Eden Road to raise money to send Savannah Sanders, 21, of Shelbyville, who suffers from a brain injury, to a stem cell rejuvenation center in Arizona. She is blind and does not have the use of her left arm and foot. To make donations for the yard sale or fund-raiser contact Ashley at 502-220-2260. All benefits will go to pay for the procedure. A bank account will be set up at a later date.
Wingate Lodge fish fry
Wingate Lodge No. 161 Simpsonville will host a fish fry 5-8 p.m. Aug. 26. The menu includes baked beans, slaw, French fries, fish and dessert.
Gathering of Authors
The Paul Sawyier Public Library will host A Gathering of Authors at 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on Aug. 27. In its fourth year, the gathering is a celebration of the rich tradition of literature in Kentucky. This event is free to the public. For a full listing of this year’s participants, visit www.pspl.org. For more information on this event contact Diane Dehoney at 502-352-2665 ext. 108 or Mark Kinnaird at email@example.com.
Shelbyville Class of ‘71 reunion
The Shelbyville High School Class of 1971 will have its 40th reunion 6-11 p.m. Aug. 27 at the Cardinal Club in Simpsonville. The cost will be $50 per couple, and reservations should be made by Aug. 13. If you are an alumnus who has not been contacted -- or if you would like to make a reservation or need more information -- contact either Jim Cleveland (633-8027), Patty Ethington (633-1093) or Cathleen Lewis Hunter (633-1143).
Centenary United Methodist Church hosts Kids Korner at 10 a.m.-noon Aug. 27 for K-fifth grade children who are on the free/reduced meals program. The children enter the facility from the 5th-and- Washington Street door and are given an opportunity to share in games, crafts, stories and fellowship before enjoying a hot meal and being sent home with a take-home-snack-sack. There will be special activities for parents. For those who do not have transportation, call 633-4510 by noon Friday.
Casey/Carpenter reunion 2011
The Casey/Carpenter Reunion will be at 4 p.m. Saturday in the fellowship hall at Mount Moriah Baptist Church, on KY 53 in Shelby County. Anyone with a Casey or Carpenter connection is invited. We will take a group photograph and a potluck meal will be at 5. There will be a display of family items such as pictures, quilts, glassware and old farm tools and other items of interest. There will also be a limited number of genealogy reports regarding selected central Kentucky Casey and Carpenter families. Contacts are Joyce Cloyd (502-747-9902, 502-321-2899, firstname.lastname@example.org), Barry Casey (859-366-4314, email@example.com), Russell Casey (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Ellen May email@example.com).
Zumba for diabetes
Clear Creek FAC will host a Zumba day 4:30 p.m. Aug. 28 to help find a cure for juvenile diabetes. Entry fee is $10, and each person entered will be entered in a drawing. There will also be raffle items for $2 per ticket. Items include two Starbucks baskets (each valued at $85), beauty basket with certificate for haircut and style, manicure and hair products (valued at $95), teeth whitening kit, complete night out for two and others to choose from. All proceeds will go to JDRF. For advanced ticket sales before Aug. 28 call Beth Hoehner 502-257-2277 for two entries in the drawing.
Smoking cessation program
Jewish Hospital Shelbyville will begin its next free Smoking Cessation Program on from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Monday. Participants in the class will discuss a variety of science-based, proven methods to smoking cessation, which include education, skills training and social support. The classes consist of six 1-hour weekly sessions followed by relapse prevention. For more information or to register for the program, contact Jewish Hospital Shelbyville scheduling at 647-4341.
The Shelby County Chamber of Commerce will host its annual Legislative Luncheon at 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Cardinal Club in Simpsonville. Speakers will be state Sen. Paul Hornback (R-Shelbyville) and state Rep. Brad Montell (R-Shelbyville). Tickets are $15. RSVP by Monday by calling 633-1636.
Shelby County Chiropractic will host a free dinner 7 p.m. Tuesday at Marimbas. This will include a free discussion about stress and how it affects your health. Call Dr. David Dahlkamp D.C. 502-552-0906 to reserve your seat, space is limited to the first 10 callers.
Meet and greet Bingo
A Bingo session is 1 p.m. on Tuesday at the Shelby County Extension Office. Bring a gift of approximately $5 value for the Bingo games. Everyone goes home a winner from these Meet and Greet Bingos that are sponsored by the Shelby County Extension Homemakers.
International coin collectors
The International Coin Collectors Association will make a stop in Shelbyville Tuesday through Sept. 3 at the Ramada Inn at 251 Breighton Circle. The show hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday. The ICCA will be purchasing coins, paper currency, gold and silver on behalf of their global network of collectors, dealers and refineries. This special event is free and open to the public. For more information or directions, call 217-787-7767 or visit www.internationalcoincollectors.com.
Sign language class
Sign language classes will be 6-7:30 p.m. on Sept. 1, 8, 15 and 22 at the Shelby County Library, 309 8th Street. The class will be presented by Chase Armstrong for adults 18 years and older. Registration is required with a limit of 15. For more information call 633-3803, E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.scplibrary.net.
Volunteer session at Luci
Looking for somewhere to volunteer your time to make a difference in the lives of others? The Luci Center, a horseback riding program for children and adults with disabilities, needs help in its classes with our riders. No experience necessary. Training is provided. Volunteers also are needed to help in the barn, farm upkeep, and helping care for horses. There will be an orientation session at 5-7 p.m. Sept. 1 at the center, 500 Hebron road. To sign up or for more info, call 502-220-4308.
Gold Wing Riders meeting
Shelbyville Saddlebred Wings, Chapter KY-H The local Chapter of Gold Wing Road Riders Association, meets Sept. 2 -- and the first Friday of each month –at the Stratton Center. Social time is 6:30 p.m. The meeting starts at 7 p.m. The group welcomes all makes of bikes. If you want to ride in a fun, safe and family environment, come and check us out at www.saddlebredwings.org.
Back-to-school youth concert
A youth concert, sponsored by Cathy White and KIA stores of Louisville, at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 3 at the Shelby County High School gymnasium to celebrate back-to-school with a bang. It will feature Brock Gill, a master illusionist, with Grammy-nominated Rap artist Flame and New Zealand Hip Hop band Rapture Ruckus. Tickets can be purchased at www.itickets.com. If you buy the tickets early they are $5 per person, if you buy three or more tickets they are $3 per person. But if you wait till you get to the event they will cost you more at $7 per person. Look for it on Facebook/Shelby Youth Jam 2011 or Brock, Shock and Rock Youth Jam. For more information, call Finchville Animal Hospital.
SCHS Class of ’81 reunion
The Shelby County High School Class of 1981 will have its 30th reunion at 5 p.m.-midnight on Sept. 3 at the Holiday Inn Hurstbourne. The cost is $40 per person, $80 per couple and $45 at the door. Make your reservations by Aug 31. Send payments to SCHS Class of 1981, P.O. Box 284, Simpsonville, Ky. 40067. For more information, contact Bryan Smith at 722-8946 or email@example.com.
The Shelby County Car Club will have its cruise of vintage vehicles at 5-9 p.m. Sept. 3 in the Hardees parking lot.
Waddy Labor Day Festival
The Waddy Labor Day Fesitval will be Sept. 5 in Waddy. It includes a parade, a 5K fun run, music, kids games and an auction. The proceeds of the festival support various community groups, including the Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts and the social services of Heritage Elementary. The parade will begin at 10 a.m. at the Waddy Fire Department and conclude at the Waddy Ruritan Club Building.
Beginner knitting classes will be 10 a.m.-noon on Sept. 6, 13, 20 and 27 at the Shelby County Library, 309 8th Street. The class will be presented by Elaine Hill for adults 18 years and older. Registration is required with a limit of 10. Bring the yarn of your choice, a set of No. 8 needles and scissors. For more information call 633-3803, E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.scplibrary.net.
Ice cream social
The Christiansburg Homemaker Club will host an ice cream social 2-5 p.m. Sept. 7 at the Shelby County Extension Office. Meet new friends and hear about educational programs and events happening this fall. Homemakers is open to all people who are 18 years and older. Call 633-4593 to register for this free event.
Bagdad Ruritan Club meets at 7 p.m. Sept. 8.
NAACP meets at 6 p.m. Sept. 8 at the Stratton Center.
Simpsonville Lions Club
Simpsonville Lions Club meets at 7 p.m. Sept. 8 at the Simpsonville Community Center.
ALC Pregnancy Resource Center‘s annual Banquet of Life is 6:30 p.m. on Sept. 8 at Claudia Sanders Dinner House. The guest speaker is Kyle Idleman, the teaching minister at Southeast Christian Church in Louisville. Tickets for the dinner are $50 each, or you can sponsor a table for 8 for $400. Gold, silver and bronze sponsorships are available. For tickets, call 647-0300, stop by 25 Village Square Shopping Center or visit www.friendsofalovingchoice.com.
Annunciation summer festival
Church of the Annunciation and Saint John summer festival is 5-10 p.m. Sept. 9 and 4-10 p.m. Sept. 10. Events include food, music, bingo, game booths, 50/50, cold drinks, inflatables, a large silent auction and yard sale. Raffle prizes will be $1,000 for first price, $500 for second and $200 for third. Two drawings will be held for a 2- pound beef package and one drawing for a handmade quilt. Need not be present to win.
Shelbyville Class of ‘51 reunion
The Shelbyville High School Class of 1951 will have its 60th reunion Sept. 9-11. A social hour and dinner will be at 4 p.m. Sept. 9 at Claudia Sanders Dinner House in Shelbyville, a catered lunch at 1 Sept. 10 at Stratton Center and a breakfast at 9 a.m. Sunday at Cracker Barrel. For more information and reservations, call Jean Neal Anderson at 502-489-3830.
Celebrate Recovery is 6-8 p.m. Sept. 9 at Clear Creek Park (by the amphitheater). There will be healing from hurts, habits and hang-ups with food, fun, prayer and testimonies. Hosted by Shelby Christians United Against Drugs (SCUA). For more information, contact Teresa Smith (502-548-1561).
Simpsonville Fall Festival
The 22nd annual Simpsonville Fall Festival will be 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Sept. 10. Events include Purnell’s sausage breakfast, 5K walk and run, silent auctions and raffles, Little Mister and Miss pageant, parade, food, music, games and rides, vendors and much more. For more information, call 722-8793 or visit www.simpsonvilleparks.com. Find us on Facebook.
Simpsonville Baptist simulcast
A Beth Moore simulcast is 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 10 at Simpsonville Baptist Church. The cost is $20 in advance and $25 at the door. Contact Angie in the church office for tickets 722-5246 ext. 18.
Long Run Massacre re-enactments
The Long Run Massacre and Floyd’s Defeat Re-enactment is 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 10 and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 11 at Red Orchard Park. Events include a live outdoor drama at 2 p.m. both days, various demonstrations of heritage skills such as fire starting, spinning, firearms, blacksmithing, and an entire campsite showcasing the lifestyle of settlers and Native Americans who lived along the Kentucky frontier in 1781. Various authors also will speak on Sept. 10. The Painted Stone Settlers provide a school day program on Sept. 9 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. for area school groups and time 9-10:30 a.m. Sept. 10 for Boy Scout and Girl Scout troops. To learn more, visit www.PaintedStoneSetters.org or contact Kathy Cummings (502- 228-3746, email@example.com) or Helen McKinney (502-487-0379, firstname.lastname@example.org).
Hands on History: All About Plaster is 1 p.m. on Sept. 10 at the Brennan House, 631 S. Fifth St. in Louisville. Preservation Louisville presents the 3-hour workshop covering the intricacies of plaster maintenance and repair. The cost is $20 for members, $30 for non-members. Contact Marianne Zickuhr 502-540-5146 or E-mail email@example.com.
Shred It! day
DDC of Kentucky will provide a document shredding service with a limit of four boxes 10 a.m.-noon Sept. 10. E-cycle will also be available for recycling of unwanted PCs and attachments in the Shelby County Library parking lot, 309 8th Street. For more information call 633-3803, E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.scplibrary.net.
Mutt show and rover run
Lifebridge for Animals third annual mutt show and rover run is 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 10 at the Shelby County Fairgrounds. The event will be broadcast live by Froggy 104. Chef John Railey will prepare food. There will be a mutt show, motorcycle ride and show, antique and modern-day Ford car show, humane education, rescue groups, silent auction, children’s activities and more. Admission is free. For more information and entry forms visit www.peteducationky.org or call 502-633-4959.
Taste & Tunes
The Shelby County Chamber of Commerce’s 25th annual Taste & Tunes is Sept. 12 at the Shelby County Fair Grounds. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. and the event runs until 8 p.m. Admission is $20 for adults and children 10 and under are free with a donation to the Backpack program.
Beginning sewing classes
Learn to use the sewing machine, select a pattern and fabric and make a simple pillow and/or tote bag during a session at 3-8 p.m. on Sept. 13 at the Shelby County Extension Office. Master clothing volunteers will teach this class. Bring other sewing projects to show others or to receive assistance. Call the extension office at 633-4593 to register. Sewing machines are available or bring your own with the instruction booklet.
Retired teachers fall dinner meeting
The Shelby County Retired Teachers Association will hold its fall dinner meeting at 6 p.m. on Sept. 15 at the Stratton Community Center, 215 Washington Street. Registration begins at 5:30 p.m., with the dinner at 6 p.m. and the entertainment/meeting at 7. Reservations for the dinner can be made by calling Patti Griffin at 633-3765 or sending an E-mail to Susie Phillips at email@example.com no later than Sept. 8. All spouses or significant others are invited to attend by making a reservation. The cost of the dinner is $10 per person and can be paid upon arrival on Sept. 15. There will be a surprise entertainer who will follow the dinner, a speaker and a short business meeting. All retired teachers are invited to this dinner meeting, even if not a member of SCRTA. For more information, contact Sam Chandler at 633-6595.
Lake Shelby fish fry
Lake Shelby will host its community fish fry at 5-8 p.m. on Sept. 16. The cost is $8.50 per plate or items may be purchased separately. Call 633-5059 for more information.
Open Door of Hope fundraiser
A fundraising event for The Open Door of Hope will be from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sept. 16 in the parking lot of the Shelby County Public Library. People may rent a box for $30, and are encouraged to raise pledges over and above that base rent. Participants will sleep in the box overnight with only a couple of necessities. Hamburgers and hotdogs will be provided by the Finchville Ruritan Club, and there will be prizes for those who raise the most rent. There will be a free T-shirt for each participant, and no one will be allowed to have electronic devices except a cell phone for emergency calls only. Participants will be allowed a sleeping bag and pillow if desired. Sponsor sheets and registration forms may be obtained by calling 502-552-8669. Deadline to register is Sept. 1.
UK alumni golf scramble
The Shelby County UK Alumni Association hosts its annual golf scramble Sept. 16 at the Shelbyville Country Club. The cost to participate is $65 per person or $260 per team and includes golf, lunch and gifts. The cost to sponsor a hole and have a sign displayed during the event will be $50. The proceeds of the event are used to provide scholarships to local high school graduates. For more information, contact J.R. RoBards at 633-6784 or Josh Hurst at 633-2310 by Aug. 19.
SCHS dance team yard sale
The Shelby County High School dance team yard sale begins at 8 a.m. on Sept. 17 in front of the school.
“Memory Loss, Dementia, and Alzheimer’s Disease – The Basics,” a program on Alzheimer’s disease, will be 10 a.m. Sept. 20 at the Shelby County Public Library, 309 8th St. in Shelbyville. The program focuses on providing new caregivers information about symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, future planning, and community resources. Please register by calling 800-272-3900.
SCHS ’71 reunion
The Shelby County High School Class of 1971 will have its 40th reunion on Sept. 24 at the Cardinal Club in Simpsonville. The time and other details are to be completed. For more information or to participate with the planning committee, you can E-mail Kathy Howser Nichols at firstname.lastname@example.org.
March for Babies walk
The Shelbyville March for Babies is Sept. 24. Registration opens at 8:30 a.m., and the walk starts at 9:30 a.m. at First Baptist Church in Shelbyville. The walk is approximately three miles. For more information or to register, visit www.marchofdimes.com/kentucky/4221_26719.asp.
Finchville fall festival
The Finchville Ruritan Club’s fall festival is Sept. 24-25 on KY 55, 4 miles south of I-64. Events include a country breakfast on Sept. 24 and a fried chicken dinner. Concessions, games and contests for children and adults will be available all weekend. Call 834-7100 to enter the cornhole contest or 722-5262 for information on renting a booth or to show or sell items.
Community health fair
Shelby County Chiropractic will hold a free community health fair at 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Sept. 24. Local businesses can promote their services to the community by participating or donating door prizes for the attendees. Includes free advertising. Call Audra at 502-633-1073 for more information. Limited spaces available.
Monument restoration at cemetery
Friends of Grove Hill Cemetery will have a monument restoration weekend 9 a.m. Sept. 24 and 1:30 p.m. Sept. 25 at Grove Hill Cemetery in Shelbyville. Enter the cemetery off Old Mount Eden Road and meet at the chapel for a presentation and instructions. This event is rain or shine. To register contact Bonnie Burks Gray 633-6941 or email@example.com.
SCHS faculty, staff reunion
Shelby County High School faculty and staff reunion for the 1970s, ‘80s and ‘90s) is 2-5 p.m. Sept. 25 at Clear Creek Park (in the Colonel Sanders shelter). Bring a covered dish and drink. A donation of $1 per person will be collected to cover expenses. RSVP to Sam Chandler 633-6595 or E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org no later than Sept. 23 or Susie Phillips email@example.com.
SCHS class of 2001 reunion
The 10-year reunion of the Shelby County High School class of 2001 will be 7-11 p.m. Oct. 1 at Claudia Sander’s Dinner House. Reserve a spot now for $30 per person. The night will include dinner and dancing. The dress is dressy/casual. The deadline to RSVP is Sept. 16. Send payment to Sloane (Jacobi) Barnett, 2126 Glenworth Ave., Louisville, 40218. Make checks payable to Sloane Barnett, Class of 2001. For more information contact Rachel Webb firstname.lastname@example.org or Brad Barnett email@example.com. Join the Facebook group “SCHS Class of 2001 Reunion Page” for more details. No childcare will be provided.
Run for Operation CatSnip
Operation CatSnip of Kentucky is holding its second annual Walk on the Wild Side 5K Run/Walk on Oct. 1 at Clear Creek Park in Shelbyville. Registration forms can be downloaded at www.operationcatsnipky.org. Call 502-220-0271 or E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for information. Pre-register by Sept. 3 to guarantee a T-shirt and to obtain a discount.
SCHS ’72 reunion meeting
A Shelby County High School Class of 1972 planning meeting will be 7:30 p.m. Oct. 3 at Olive Branch Methodist Church, Zaring Mill Road. All class alumni are invited to help plan the 40th reunion. Call 834-7767 for more information.
Author featured at the library
Robert Hicks, author of The Widow of the South, will be the guest author at two One Book, One Community events Oct. 13 at the Shelby County Library. He will speak at a luncheon, at 1-2 p.m. Cost is $30, and a copy of A Separate Country is included for each participant. Registration is required, with a limit of 50 seats. A check or cash is due upon registration. Hicks also will sign copies of his book at 6-7 p.m. Registration is required for seating purposes only. For more information, call 633-3803, E-mail email@example.com or visit www.scplibrary.net.
Civil war ghost stories program
Thomas Freese and Brian Bush are back with more hair-raising storytelling of Civil War ghost stories at 6-7 p.m. Oct. 27 on the front lawn of the Shelby County Library, 309 8th Street. First person accounts of ghosts encountered on the battlefields of the civil war, plus battlefield backgrounds and history will be presented. If inclement weather, this event will be held in the Hudson room. For more information call 633-3803, E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.scplibrary.net.
The Shelby County Fire/Rescue Ladies Auxiliary Holiday Bazaar is 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 19 at the Shelby County Fire Department, 200 Alpine Drive. For more information and to set up a booth, contact Katie Pryor at 502-480-6251 or email at email@example.com.
The American Red Cross is in a national blood shortage right now and in need for all blood types. Drives for August in Shelby County are 2-6 p.m. today at Kroger (free T-shirts for all presenting donors); 1-6 p.m. Aug. 26 at Masonic Home (free T-shirts for all presenting donors). For more information call 502-262-2326 cell or visit firstname.lastname@example.org
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/.
Story hour at the library
Story hour registration is now going on at the Shelby County Public Library. Registration is required. Call 633-3803, E-mail: email@example.com or come into the Library to register. These programs fill up fast so don’t delay. The schedule will be 10-10:30 a.m. for birth to 2-year-olds, Baby Time with Elaine; 11-11:35 a.m. for ages 2 to 6-year-olds, story time with Elaine, no registration required; teen and ‘tween programming with Sherry Bogard on Tuesdays. Wednesdays’ schedule with Bogard is Toddler Time, 10-10:35 a.m., 11-11:35 a.m. and 1:30-2:15 p.m. for ages 2 to 3-year-olds; and Afterschool, 4-4:45 p.m., for kindergarten through fifth grade. On Thursday will be Baby Time, 9:30-10 a.m. and 10:30-11 a.m., for ages birth to 2-year-olds, and Preschool, 1:30-2:15 p.m. for 4- to 5-year-olds.
Movie night at Red Orchard
Movie Night is the fourth Saturday of each month. Megamind will play on Saturday at the barn at Red Orchard Park. Bring comfortable chairs or blankets for the ground. The movie starts at 8:30 p.m. For more information visit the Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/clearcreektrailblazers or www.clearcreektrailblazers.org.
Finchville festival contests
The Finchville Ruritan Club seeks entries for a cake decorating contest, biggest pumpkin contest and craft contest, to be shown and judged during the Finchville Fall Festival, Sept, 24-25. Bring your finished products to the club anytime on Sept. 23 or early on Sept. 24. The judging will take place throughout the day. Winners will be chosen before the auction on Saturday.
Miller Outdoor Center open
The Miller Outdoor Education Center will be open noon-4 p.m. Saturdays. This is a free educational center. For more information call Shelbyville-Shelby County Parks & Recreation, 633-5059 ext. 203.
2011 Street Party concerts
Street Party concerts is Sept. 16 with Beth Tingle and Jamie Tingle featured. Others parts of the schedule include New Breed (Sept. 17). The car show is Sept. 17. More acts will be added.
Art classes for children
Art classes at the Gallery at Shelby Artists on Main will be offered for children of various levels of skill and ability, bringing art awareness and enrichment along with summertime fun. Call for program information, times and rates. Class sizes are limited. Contact Rose Flowers 502-648-8136 or 502-722-8717, E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit bohemianmonkey.com.
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.
Shelby County Farmers’ Market
The Shelby County Farmers’ Market is open every Saturday, rain or shine, through Oct. 29. The market is located in the Coots Barn at the Shelby County Fairgrounds. Locally produced seasonable vegetables, fruits, herbs, plants, flowers, free range eggs, honey, salsa, baked goods, homemade jams and pickles are available. Also featured are handcrafted wood items, soaps and jewelry. For more information, call Doug at 633-7484.
Taylorsville Farmers’ Market
Taylorsville Farmers’ Market meets 8 a.m.-noon Saturdays until the end of October at the Sanctuary Art Center on Main Street in Taylorsville. Produce, beef, chicken, seedlings, baked and canned goods will be available. Call 502-477-2217 for details.
The Headley-Whitney Museum presents “The Discerning Eye of the Collector: American and European Silver from the Granger Collection” at 2-5 p.m. Sunday through Sept. 4. The Granger Collection has never been exhibited and features more than 30 different silversmiths, including American silver from Paul Revere. Admission is $5. Call 859-255-6653 to RSVP.
Crestview Rehabilitation and Nursing Center is recruiting volunteers to organize a hymn sing-a-long program to lift the spirits of residents. If you are interested in the development of this program, or if your current choir needs a place to practice, contact Tammy or Debi at 502-589-3573.
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.
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
A spinning class will be 7:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at the FAC. This class is free to members and $3 for non-members. Bring your own bike, stationary trainer and sweat towel.
Feed the Hungry
Help feed a hungry family by participating in the National Feed the Hungry Program. The Shelbyville Walmart is supporting Operation Care’s food pantry by being the designated drop off center for non-perishable items. Items most needed are crackers, peanut butter, cereal, oatmeal, juices, Kool-Aid, canned meats, powered milk, sugar, pasta and sauce, Hamburger Helper and canned fruits. Collection tubs are located near the front door for your convenience. For more information call 502-633-1965.
Celebrate Recovery is a Christian-based Drug and Alcohol Recovery at the First Baptist Church, across from the Shelby Co. 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.
Shelbyville Rotary Club meets at noon every Tuesday at Centenary United Methodist Church.
Bluegrass Warriors Wrestling Club will have preseason workouts for wrestlers in grades 3 through 8. For information contact Coach Myers at 633-0192 or at email@example.com.
Holiday camp is available each and everyday that public school is out at the Family Activity Center. The hours are 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., and the fee is $15 per day. Bring a brown bag lunch/drink, swimsuit and towel each day.
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.
Weekly bike ride
A beginners’ bicycle ride is 6 p.m. Mondays at Main Street Bikes in Shelbyville. For information, call 220-4136.
Amanda Smith Circle
The Amanda Smith Circle contact is Tina Hurt, president, at 502-633-3308 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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.
Finchville Ruritan looking for donations
The Finchville Ruritan Club is looking for donations for its the fall festival yard sale booth. The event is Sept. 24-25. Call 834-7754. Drop-offs would be by appointment and before the event.
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.
Spay, neutering assistance
Lifebridge for Animals is offering financial assistance with spays and neuters for animals in need. For more information, contact Lifebridge at 502-633-4959.
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.
The Shelby Development Corporation would like lists from local organizations of calendar events scheduled for 2011. Events will be listed in the downtown kiosk. Entries may be e-mailed to email@example.com, mailed to P.O. Box 1256 Shelbyville or faxed to 633-7501.