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The Simpsonville City Commission meets 8:30 a.m. today at City Hall.
The West Shelby Water Board meeting is 8:30 a.m. Thursday at the office, 7101 Shelbyville Road in Simpsonville. Phone 722-8944.
Summer story time at the park
Summer story time at the Shelby County Parks will be at 11 a.m. every Wednesday through Aug. 1, at the FAC pavilion near the white house on Burks Branch Road. The featured reader is Sherry Bogard. Refreshments will be provided. For more information, call 633-5059.
‘Honk! Jr.’ auditions
Auditions for Shelby County Community Theatre’s production of Honk! Jr., written by George Stiles and Anthony Drewe and directed by James Ray Morgan, will be at 3-5 p.m. Friday and 2-4 p.m. Saturday. Auditions will be at First Christian Church, 1000 Eminence Pike. Roles are available for children ages 7 to 14. Auditioners should be prepared to sing a short song unaccompanied and do cold readings from the script. Performance dates are Sept. 21-23 and 28-30.
Chemical jug collection
Pesticide users can recycle their plastic chemical jugs with a program from 9 a.m. until noon Thursday at the Shelby County Road Department, 406 Kentucky St. Jugs should be rinsed and cut so they cannot be reused.
Learning about gluten
Learn about gluten, symptoms of gluten allergy, sensitivity and intolerance, Celiacs, how gluten affects the body in these cases, how to become gluten free and how to cook and bake with gluten-free alternatives at 6-7 p.m. Thursday at the Shelby County Public Library. Registration is required, with a limit of 20. For more information, call 633-3803, E-mail email@example.com or visit www.scplibrary.net.
Parents of Children with Learning Differences and Attention Difficulties meets at 7 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.
Cropper Ruritan Club meets at 7 p.m. Thursday.
Guardian Angels Junior Circle
The Guardian Angels Junior Circle meets Thursday at Jewish Hospital Shelbyville KDS Conference Room at 7 p.m. Contact Cecilia A. Piccini, junior leader, 502-647-3853 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Members are ages birth to 17.
Shelby Chapter 170 Order of the Eastern Star meets at Solomon Lodge at 7:30 p.m. Friday.
Special needs day camps
Kamp Kessa will have summer day camps will be July 20-27 for a complex special needs equine and wilderness camp. Health and horses boys’ camp will be 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday through Sunday and co-ed camp is next Monday thorugh July 27. Cost is $350 and you bring your own lunch. Kamp Kessa, located at 758 Beechridge Road in Frankfort, is an equine, nature and art camp for youth ages 6 through 21. For more information visit http://shelteredrisks.org, call 502-376-4367 or 502-747-8041 or E-mail email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Shelby Development Corporation’s board of directors will meet at 8 a.m. Friday at the Cardwell House. This is moved up from the nornal last-Friday-of-the-month date.
Lake Shelby fish fry
The Lake Shelby fish fry will be at 5-7 p.m. Friday and Aug. 17 at Lake Shelby, on Burks Branch Road. The cost will be $8.50 per plate or items can be purchased separately. The menu includes a piece of fish, potato wedges, cole slaw, hush puppies, drink and dessert. For more information, call 633-5059.
Seniors movies at library
Movies for senior citizens (at least 50) will be Friday, Aug. 10, Sept. 7, Oct. 5 and Nov. 2 at the Shelby County Public Library. For movie titles, call the library at 502-633-3803, ext. 11 or E-mail mar email@example.com.
‘Forum’ at theater
Performance dates for Shelby County Community Theatre’s production of A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum are at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday, July 27 and 28 and 2:30 p.m. Sunday and July 29. Tickets are $15 adults, $12 seniors, and $10 students. For reservations, call 502-633-0242. The play is directed by Mike Seely. Because of adult themes, this show may not be appropriate for children.
SCHS Class of ‘82 reunion
The Shelby County High School Class of 1982 will have its 30th reunion at 6 p.m.-midnight on Saturday at Cardinal Club in Simpsonville. The cost is $45 single/$90 couple before July 1. For more information, contact Mary Hayes Smith at 502-487-8205 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Volunteer Day at Red Orchard
Volunteer day of removing bush honeysuckle along the creek and Bluebird Trail will be at 9 a.m.-noon Saturday at Red Orchard Park. Gloves, tools and refreshments will be provided. Dress for weather and working outdoors. For more information visit www.facebook.com/clearcreektrailblazers or E-mail email@example.com.
Drama presentation at coffee house
Drama workshop coach Libby Sears Blair will introduce her drama workshop team of players at 4 p.m. Saturday at Sixth and Main Coffeehouse, 547 Main St. in Shelbyville. The sixth-, seventh- and eighth-graders, the West Side Players, will use their new skills to present classic American poetry and prose. Call 647-7751 for more information.
Andriot benefit concert
Makin Music, Makin Waves, a benefit concert for Jamie Andriot, will be at 1:30-11 p.m. Saturday at the Shelbyville Amphitheater at Clear Creek Park. Enjoy various bands such as J.D. Shelbourne, Cameron Jayne & 86, with New Breed headlining the event. There will be a live and silent auction with items such as a 3-day stay at Pigeon Forge, a week in Ft. Myers, Fla., vintage guitar, bicycle, golf package, $300 shopping spree to some of Shelbyville’s downtown merchants, $1,000 in clothing at Country Lady Boutique, $2,800 in clothing from W Cromwell’s men’s shop and more. Family activities include inflatables and face painting. All proceeds go to Jamie Andriot for her and her family to use as needed. For more information, visit the Facebook page “Makin Music, Makin Waves, a Benefit for Jamie Andriot.” To volunteer, call the Allure salon at 633-2727.
Fly tying 101
An introduction to the fine art of fly tying will be at 1-3 p.m. Saturday at Miller Outdoor Education Center. This is the simple process of binding materials to a hook with thread so that the final creation imitates fish prey. Participants will learn to how to tie a simple bluegill nymph. The cost for adults will be a $5 donation and children are free. For more information visit www.facebook.com/clearcreektrailblazers or E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Centenary United Methodist Church hosts Kids Korner at 10 a.m.-noon Saturday 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.
FAC summer boot camp
The Family Activity Center at Clear Creek Park will have a summer boot camp challenge through Saturday. There will be day or evening classes. Win cash for the most weight loss. For more information, contact Cathy Wilhoit at 502-321-8576 or Journeytowellness@live.com.
‘Save your lower back’ workshop
Beth McCoun will have a Yamuna “save your lower back” workshop at 2-4 p.m. Sunday in the aerobics room at the Family Activities Center at Clear Creek Park. Register by Friday at the FAC’s front desk. Pre-registration and payment are required, $10 for members and $15 for non-members. For more information, call 633-5059.
Monday night barn movies start at 8 p.m. Mondays at Red Orchard Park. Labyrinth is Monday; Pee Wee’s Big Adventure, Aug. 6. These 80’s adventure classics will get the whole family geared up for summer. Bring a chair. Concessions will be available. Adults will be a $5 donation and kids are free. For more information E-mail email@example.com or visit facebook at www.facebook.com/clearcreek trailblazers.
Blood drives in Shelby County will be at 1-5 p.m. Monday at Stratton Community Center, 215 Washington Street; 1:30-5:30 p.m. July 27 at Walmart, 500 Taylorsville Road.
Safety and security
Daniel E. Merritt will present a free home and personal security seminar 6-7 p.m. Tuesday at the Shelby County Extension Office, followed by a 30-minute question-and-answer session. Merritt specializes in creating defensive strategies for families and individuals to help them feel safe when traveling or staying home. Reserve your seat for this free session by calling 633-4593.
Want to show off your great cooking skills? The 4-H Food-O-Rama! will allow competition in a variety of categories. An educational food demonstration also will be presented during the judging. This free program starts at 11 a.m. Tuesday and is open to all youth 9 to 19 years old. Registration is required. To get more specific details and to register, contact the Shelby County Extension office at 633-4593.
Caryatid Book Club
The Caryatid Book Club meets 12:30 p.m. on July 26 at the home of Kate Hinkle. Jean Matthews will have the program.
Computer literacy class
A free computer literacy class will be offered by Shelby County Adult Education Program. This 8-week class will be at 12:45-2:45 p.m. Thursdays at Jefferson Community and Technical College, starting July 26. To register, call 502-213-3669.
Clear Creek Writers event
The Clear Creek Writers group will have a presentation at 6:30 p.m. July 26 at Sixth and Main Coffeehouse, 547 Main St. in Shelbyville. Find out at this event how you can be a writers’ club member by calling 647-7751.
SCHS band camp
Shelby County High School full band camp is through July 27. This is mandatory for anyone planning on being in the band this year.
Wingate Lodge fish fry
Wingate Lodge #161 Simpsonville will host a fish fry 5-8 p.m. July 27. The menu includes baked beans, slaw, French fries, fish and dessert and drink for $8.
Downtown Shelbyville concerts
The annual downtown Shelbyville concert series continues on Fridays and Saturday nights this summer at 6 p.m. at the public parking lot between 6th and 7th streets. Shows include: July 27 (Phil Kelley) and 28 (Leo & the Moonlighters, plus Shelbyville Car Cruise); Aug. 24 (Flat Pick Express) and 25 (Fourth Watch); and Sept. 14 (Lewis Mathis) and 15 (New Breed, plus SMART Car Cruise). For more information, contact Shelby Development Corporation at 633-5029.
Smith-Berry concert series
Smith-Berry Winery dinner/concert series’ upcoming schedule includes July 28, The Rigbys, Beatles tribute band; Aug. 11, The Old School Band, pop/rock/Motown/funk; Aug. 25, Lunar Beach House Band, 10th anniversary party, Jimmy Buffet tribute band; Sept. 8, Hog Operation, upbeat bluegrass; Sept. 22, Nervous Melvin and the Mistakes, high energy dance music; Oct. 13, The Ribys, Beatle tribute band. Dinner starts at 6 p.m. and music starts at 6:30 p.m. The cost is $22.95 plus tax per person in advance, $27.95 plus tax at the door. For more information, call 888-845-7091 or 502-845-7091 or visit www.smithberrywinery.com.
Van For Glenn fundraiser
The Van For Glenn Committee, the group trying to raise money to buy a wheelchair-accessible van for the family of Glenn Hall, will sell hotdogs, burgers, brats and have a bake sale at the Friday night Downtown Street Party at 6 p.m. July 28. For more information, send an E-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 633-0362.
Ever wonder how artists come up with the ideas for their artwork? Was it a photograph, inspirational music or a vision interpreted over and over again until it was physically drawn on paper or sculpted from clay? To answer that question, Shelby Artists on Main will host a “Concept Show” at 5-9 p.m. on July 28. Artists from the gallery will be on hand to share their creative process, concept to completion methods, and answer questions about how inspiration drives the finished product. Refreshments will be served and donations are always welcome. Now a non-profit organization, Shelby Artists on Main is celebrating its ninth year. The Gallery, located at 617 Main Street in Shelbyville, will be open extended hours July 23-31, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., and will feature a special art sale for patrons.
Fundraiser car washes
West Middle School’s cheerleaders will have fundraiser car washes at noon-4 p.m. July 28 and Aug. 11 at Republic Bank on Midland Trail.
Free school supplies
Free school supplies will be available July 28 at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 181 Old Seven Mile Pike in Shelbyville, beginning at 1 p.m. and continuing while supplies last. No early birds, please. This is open to any family in Shelby County with elementary-age children. There will be crayons, folders, notebooks, pencils and other items to begin your back-to-school preparations. For more information, call 647-3696.
Back to school event
The third annual Cornerstone Financial Literacy and Community Resource Fair – Back to School Bash is at 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 28 at Shelby Christian Church, 2375 Frankfort Road. This event is free family event that promotes a healthy start to the school year by providing a one-stop opportunity for residents to learn about and take advantage of the quality community resources available within Shelby County. For more information, contact Yolanda Bradford at 502-647-3072 or 502-558-0762.
Corpus Christi Academy open house
Corpus Christi Academy (formerly Out Lady of Guadalupe Academy) will host an open house and family social at 2-5 p.m. July 29 at 7010 Shelbyville Road in Simpsonville for pre-K through 12th grade. Call 722-8090 for more information.
Financial Peace at Mount Zion
Financial Peace University, the popular course taught on DVD by Dave Ramsey, will begin at 2:30 p.m. July 29 at New Mount Zion Baptist Church’s building at 701 Main St. in Shelbyville. Each class participant must purchase a class kit that includes curriculum aides and other items. Kits can be purchased at daveramsey.com or by calling 888-227-3223. To register or for more information, call Marsha Duncan at 633-9146.
Robotics camp at Collins
A hands-on engineering approach to robotics will be taught at 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. July 30 through Aug. 3 at Collins High School. Lunch will be provided. The final Rover Mission competition and awards ceremony will be 4-5 p.m. Aug. 3 in the engineering lab. Enrollment will be $200 for engineer-in-training. The maximum enrollment can be 30 for grades 3-5 (not limited to Shelby County residents). Registration is due July 6. Contact Terry L. Henry at email@example.com or send registration to 801 Discovery Blvd. attn. Terry Henry at Shelbyville.
Free ACT prep course
The Shelby County Area Technology Center will have a free ACT prep course 9-11 a.m. through July 31, or at 12:30-2:30 p.m. on Wednesdays, starting June 6 and extending to July 25. There are no classes on July 3-4. The courses will be presented by Pamela Lang, Kentucky College Coach. Register by calling 633-6554 or sending an E-mail to Pamela.firstname.lastname@example.org. Enrollment is limited.
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 Josh Haines State Farm on KY 55. The applications must be mailed by the end of July to HFH of Shelby County, P.O. Box 728, Shelbyville, 40066.
Summer story time at the park
Summer story time at the Shelby County Parks will be at 11 a.m. Wednesdays through Aug. 1, at the FAC pavilion near the white house on Burks Branch Road. The featured reader is Sherry Bogard. Refreshments will be provided. For more information, call 633-5059.
SCHS back-to-school bash
The second annual Shelby County High School back-to-school bash will be at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 1. There will be prizes, food, games, music and helpful information.
The C.R.U.N.K. festival, hosted by the New Mount Zion Baptist Church of Shelbyville, will be at 5 p.m. Aug. 3 through 11 p.m. Aug. 4 at the Louisville Marriott East in Louisville. C.R.U.N.K. stands for Christ Raising Up New Kids. For more information visit crunkfestonline.com or newmtziononline.com.
Cornerstone clay shoot
The first Cornerstone Christian Academy sporting clay shoot, which was rained out on June 16, has will have the competition at 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 4 at the Merwin J. Ray Shooting Range, 1363 Elm St. in Eminence. Entry fee is $50 per person, which includes lunch. Participants will shoot 100 rounds on a 15-station course and compete for prizes. Call 633-4070 to register or for more information. The event benefits Cornerstone Christian Academy.
Pet first-aid class
Learn emergency medical procedures in a pet first-aid class being held 9-11 a.m. Aug. 4 at the Shelby County Extension Office, 1117 Frankfort Road. Registration is $10 in advance and $15 at the door. This class will be taught by a certified Red Cross instructor. You can register online by Paypal at www.shelbycountynokillmission.com or send your check to Shelby County No-Kill Mission, 18 Village Plaza No. 238, Shelbyville, 40065. Proceeds will benefit the Shelby County Animal Shelter. Donations of cat/dog food, cat liter, etc. would be appreciated. For more information, contact Robin Kenyon at 502-727-2703.
Zumba at the library
Jaime Shiver will be the instructor for Zumba at 6-7 p.m. Tuesdays beginning Aug. 7 at the Shelby County Public Library, on the first floor in the Hudson Room. Registration is required for adults 18 years and older. Limit 30. Call 633-3803 ext. 11 or E-mail email@example.com.
Tri-County college/career fair
Whitney M. Young Jr. Job Corps Center will host a tri-county college/career fair at 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 8 at the campus at 8460 Shelbyville Road. Companies and schools in Jefferson, Bullitt and Shelby counties will participate. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Felicia Lee at 502-529-6807.
Field day at Mulberry Orchard
Enjoy a hay ride, games, door prizes, free dinner and educational demonstrations and information at the Field Day from 4 to 7 p.m. on Aug. 9 at Mulberry Orchard. Reservations are required. Call the Shelby County Extension Office at 633-4593 to reserve your dinner.
Learn to cross-stitch
A course for learning to cross-stitch will be 10 a.m.-noon Aug. 21 and 28 at the Shelby County Public Library, 309 8th St. in Shelbyville. The class is limited to 10, and registration is required for participants 18 years of age and older. A class materials kit will be $6. Payment is due upon registration. For more information, call 633-3803 ext. 11 or visit firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 on Mondays, through Aug. 27. The fee for the 8-week course is $50. The series of classes include introduction to antiques; milk, custard and Vaseline glass; antique buttons; American glass; miniature lamps, antique and modern tins and signs; antique books and antique road show. Class size will be limited to 30 so that each person can bring one item weekly to be appraised. Participants can choose to attend the 1 p.m., or 6:30 p.m. sessions. For more information, contact Valerie Holland at 502-569-2344.
ALC’s Banquet of Life
A Loving Choice Pregnancy Center’s annual Banquet of Life will be 6:30-8:30 p.m. Sept. 6 at Claudia Sanders Dinner House in Shelbyville. The guest speaker will be Angela Minter, president and co-founder of Sisters for Life, an organization that advocates for pre-born babies and their parents who find themselves faced with a crisis or unplanned pregnancy. Tickets are $50 each or $400 for a table of eight. For more information, or to make reservations, call Sandy McGill 647-0300 or visit www.friendsofalovingchoice.com, E-mail email@example.com or call 502-647-0300.
Belly dancing classes
Belly dancing classes will be at 10:30-11:30 a.m. on Fridays, starting Sept. 7, at the Shelby County Public Library. Registration is required for persons at least 18 years old. For more information, call 633-3803, E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.scplibrary.net
Shred it day at the library
A shred-it day for sensitive documents will be held in the parking lot of the Shelby County Public Library, 309 8th St. in Shelbyville, from 10:30 a.m. to noon Sept. 8. You also can recycle all unwanted PCs and attachments. Limit five boxes per person. For more information, call 502-633-3803.
Woven bread-basket class
A class to teach how to weave a bread basket will be at 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 11 at the Shelby County Public Library. Registration is required for persons who are at least 18 years old. Payment is due upon registration. The materials fee is $25. Limit eight. For more information, call 633-3803, E-mail email@example.com or visit www.scplibrary.net.
Shelby Christians will host the third National Recovery Month celebration on Sept. 21, 2012, at Clay Street Baptist, 1940 Midland Trail. This is a celebration of people in recovery.
Clear Creek Swamp Tromp
Clear Creek Swamp Tromp to benefit Shelby Prevention and the Shelby County Parks Foundation will begin at 8 a.m. Sept. 22 at 717 Burks Branch Road. The 10K trail run has more than 20 military grade obstacles. The 1-mile family fun course has nearly 10 obstacles. There will also be a mud, fun and family after-party. Register as a team or as an individual. Prices go up July 1 so register now at http://www.active.com/more-sports/shelbyville-ky/clear-creek-swamp-tromp.... Like us on Facebook for more information and pictures of the obstacles. Registration closing date will be 11:59 p.m. Sept. 19. For more information, call Elizabeth Pulliam at the Shelby Prevention office at 502-437-0491.
Finchville Fall Festival
The Finchville fall festival will be Sept. 29-30. There will be a country breakfast on Saturday morning. Concessions will be served throughout the weekend, and dinner will be served Sunday afternoon. Events include games and activities for adults and children, including a corn-hole contest and skillet toss. To set up a booth, crafts or for more information, call 834-7754.
SCHS Class of ‘92 reunion
The Shelby County High School class of 1992 will have its 20th year reunion at 6 p.m.-11:30 p.m. on Oct. 20 at Gallrein Farms in Shelbyville. The cost is $30 in advance and $35 at the door. Make checks payable to SCHS Class of ‘92 and mail to Nicki Wathen Sparks at 228 Old Veechdale Road, Simpsonville, 40067. For more information visit http://schsclassof1992.webs.com/.
Finchville Ruritan Christmas party
The Finchville Ruritan will have its community Christmas party at 5 p.m. Dec. 15. Santa and Mrs. Claus will be there along with Rudolf, the Grinch and elves. Snacks will be served. There will be more information to come.
‘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 start Tuesday and will be held at 7 p.m. on Mondays and 9:15 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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com or visit www.scplibrary.net.
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.
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.
Chemical dependency program
Sessions in the Mount Empire Athletic League chemical dependency program will be at 7-8:15 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays in April at New Life Baptist Church, 2378 Waddy Road. This is a curriculum-based program and will be free. For more information, call 502-682-8943.
Shelby County Farmers’ Market
The Shelby County Farmers’ Market is open weekly 8 a.m.-noon on Saturdays through Oct. 27. Local vendors offer fresh produce of many kinds, eggs, jams, jellies, cut flowers, perennials, shrubs and trees, as well as baked goods, honey, handmade soap, jewelry, pottery, yarn goods, and more.
Library Walking Club
The Shelby County Public Library Walking Club meets at the FAC parking lot Monday through Friday at 5 p.m. and Saturday at 10 a.m. Park near the white farmhouse. Bring water and wear good walking shoes. Register to become a Library Walker by calling 633-3803, ext. 11, or E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Doctor’s approval is required.
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 email@example.com.
Salvation Army donations
Currently the Salvation Army is accepting donations for good used furniture and household items to help those who have lost their home by fire. Contact Bonnie L. Roberts at 633-7813 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Shelbyville Rotary Club meets at noon every Tuesday at Centenary United Methodist Church.
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 email@example.com.
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.
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.
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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).
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/.
Bike night in Frankfort
The Kentucky Road Runners will have bike night at 5-10 p.m. Mondays through October at Brick Alley (St. Clair Street) in downtown Frankfort. For more information, visit kyrdrunners.com.
Outdoor Center open Saturdays
The Miller Outdoor Education Center at Red Orchard Park now has new exhibits on Kentucky Bison and now is open noon to 4 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 email@example.com, http://www.shelbycountyparks.com/Clear-Creek-Trailblazers.html or https://www.facebook.com/clearcreektrailblazers. Visit www.clearcreektrailblazers.org or https://www.facebook.com/clearcreektrailblazers for more information.
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.
Artists on Main
Shelby Artists on Main is looking for new artists. Be a part of the gallery and have your work seen regularly. For more information call 633-7273.
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 womens’ or mens’ 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.