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Datebook: July 6, 2012

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By Sharon Warner

Public meetings
Shelbyville-Shelby County Parks Board meeting is 7 p.m. Tuesday in the FAC Conference Room
The Shelbyville Historic District Commission will meet 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at 627 Main Street, in the Shelbyville Welcome/Heritage Center.
Shelby County Board of Education meets at 7 p.m. Thursday at the central office on Main Street in Shelbyville.

This week
‘Golfing against bullying’
The Austin Roberts Foundation second annual golf scramble, “Golfing Against Bullying” will be today at Juniper Hills Golf Course in Frankfort. Shotgun start will be 12:30 p.m. with check-in and lunch 11 a.m.-noon. The cost is $50 per player or $200 for a foursome (includes green fee, cart and lunch). This foundation is designed to help raise awareness about the growing problem of bullying, to fund bully prevention education in schools and youth groups, fund scholarships for underprivileged and/or distressed students who have taken a proactive stance against bullying, support Children’s hospitals in their treatment and care of  bullying victims, and to provide financial support for medical and psychological treatment to underprivileged victims of bullying. For more information contact Donnie Tingle 502-682-0469 or Bridget Tingle 502-682-9716 (after 5 p.m.). For team and sponsor information E-mail Bridget Tingle tingle98@bellsouth.net
Car show
The Shelby County Car Club will have the sixth annual Finchville car show at 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday. There is an $18 registration fee to enter, with a cutoff time to register of 2 p.m. that day Awards will be given for the top 30 and five specialty classes. For more information about the car show, call Jim at 502-878-4637 or Keith at 502-817-0658.
Special needs day camps
Kamp Kessa will have summer day camps will be  through Saturday and July 20-22 for a complex special needs equine and wilderness camp. Health and horses boys’ camp will be 9 a.m.-3 p.m. July 9-13, and co-ed camp is July 23-27. 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 kampkessa@shelteredrisks.org or kampkessa@cedarfire.net.
Yamuna foot fitness
Yamuna foot basics helps prevent or alleviate common foot problems such as plantar fasciitis, bunions, hammer toes, Morton’s neuromas, flat feet and fallen arches. Learn how to take care of your feet after they have worked for you all day. Beth McCoun, certified Yamuna instructor, will instruct the class at 10 a.m.-noon today at the Shelby County Public Library, on the first floor in the Hudson Room. Registration is required. Limit 20 adults 18 years and older. Call 633-3803 ext. 11 or E-mail marketing@scplibrary.net.
Roberts golf scramble
The Austin Roberts Foundation’s second annual golf scramble will be today at Juniper Hills Golf Course in Frankfort. The theme will be Golfing Against Bullying. A shotgun start will be at 12:30 p.m., but check-in and lunch will be at 11 a.m.-noon. The cost is $50 per player or $200 for a foursome (includes green fee, cart and lunch). This foundation is designed to help raise awareness about the growing problem of bullying, to fund bully prevention education in schools and youth groups, fund scholarships for underprivileged and/or distressed students who have taken a proactive stance against bullying, support Children’s hospitals in their treatment and care of bullying victims, and to provide financial support for medical and psychological treatment to underprivileged victims of bullying. For more information, contact Donnie Tingle at 502-682-0469 or Bridget Tingle at 502-682-9716 after 5 p.m. For team and sponsor information, E-mail tingle98@bellsouth.net.
Volunteer day at Red Orchard
Volunteer Day for mulching, weeding and pruning the gardens and landscape around the Miller Outdoor Education Center will be at 9 a.m.-noon on 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 clearcreektrailblazers@hotmail.com
Car cruise
The Shelby County Car Club will have its cruise of vintage vehicles 5:30-8:30 p.m. Saturday at Hardees in Shelbyville. The car and craft show will be from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. July 8 at the Finchville Ruritan Club
Free cheer clinic
A free cheer clinic for girls kindergarten through fifth grade will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church Shelbyville’s gym. Lunch will be included. For more information, contact Lauren Rice. RSVP name and age to lauren_rice18@eku.edu.
Blood drives
Blood drives in Shelby County will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at Kroger, 311 Boone Station Road.
Graefenburg 5-K run/walk
Registrations are now being accepted for the eighth annual Summerfest 5-K Run/Walk, which will be at 8 a.m. Saturday at Graefenburg Baptist Church. All participants will receive a T-shirt and breakfast. Awards will be given to the top three overall male and female runners as well as to the top three male and female participants in each age category. Preregistration is $15 by June 30; race day registration is $20. For course and registration information, visit www.gbcfamily.com or call Graefenburg Baptist Church at 829-5324.
Motorcycle run toy drive
A “Christmas in July” motorcycle run will be Saturday, sponsored by the Optimist Club of Bardstown. The run will begin at Walmart on KY 245 and will end at Rebecca’s Pepperoni Grill in Bardstown. The run will benefit the Optimist Toy Drive – which provides toys to area children who otherwise might do without – and covers a distance of about 60 miles. Entry fee is $10 or a toy of equal value. The run is open to everyone, individuals or entire motorcycle clubs. Registration is at 11 a.m., and “kickstands up” is at 12:30 pm. For more information, call Becky Distler at 502-507-8543.
SCHS precamp
Shelby County High School band will have its pre-camp for new members and all percussion at 9 a.m.-noon Monday through July 11 along with guard pre-camp through July 13. Full band camp is July 16-27. This is mandatory for anyone planning on being in the band this year.
Van for Glenn

A planning meeting will be 6 p.m. on Monday at First Christian Church, 1000 Eminence Pike, for everyone interested in helpingget a handicapped accessible van for Margaret Hall and her son.
Barn movies
Monday night barn movies start at 8 p.m. Mondays at Red Orchard Park. Flight of the Navigator, Monday; Labyrinth, July 23; 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 clearcreektrailblazers@hotmail.com or visit facebook at www.facebook.com/clearcreek trailblazers.
Antique classes
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, from Monday 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.
‘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 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.
Board of Realtors meeting

The next meeting for the Shelbyville Board of Realtors will be 9 a.m. Tuesday at the Coldwell Banker Office on Main Street. The membership luncheon will be 11:30 a.m. July 19 at the Main Cub Bank.
Book signing at the library
Bill Mathews, Greg Biagi and Mae Peniston will be in the reading room at the Shelby County Public Library at 5-7 p.m. Tuesday to sign their recent book, A Living History, Shelby County Kentucky 2011. Books will be available for purchase.

Next week
Diabetes meetings
The KIPDA Rural Diabetes Coalition’s Shelby County group meets 1-2 p.m. July 12 at the Shelby County Extension Office. The next meeting’s speaker will be Dr. Anna Faul with the University of Louisville. The topic will be Presentation of intervention to help in managing diabetes. For more information, contact Elaina Burks, Shelby County community organizer, at 502-417-8600 or shelbykipda@insightbb.com.
Energy group meeting

Do you want healthy communities, fairness or cleaner more affordable energy from your electric cooperative? If yes, join a group at 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday for the monthly Shelby County Kentuckians for the Commonwealth meeting at the Stratton Community Center, 215 Washington St. in Shelbyville. For more information call Nancy at 502-589-3188.
Summer reading at library
Upcoming programs in the reading program is launching at the Shelby County Public Library:  splash and dash for youth ages two through fifth grade, 10:30 a.m. July 12; pool party for all ages (must complete the program to participate), 6-9 p.m. July 19. Deadline for sign-ups will be July 14. All reading logs are due by July 31. Participants do not have to be present at weekly activities to complete the program. For more information, call 633-3803.
WMS cheerleaders fundraiser
West Middle School cheerleaders will wait on tables 5-9 p.m. July 13 at FireFresh BBQ, 81 Jeanie Drive. This is a fundraiser for choreography camp.
SHS Class of ’62 reunion
The Shelbyville High School class of 1962 is turning 50 and a reunion is planned for July 14-15 in Shelbyville. A block of rooms has been reserved at the Shelbyville Ramada Inn in the name of “Shelbyville High School Class of ’62.” Call 502-633-9933 to reserve a room. A party will be held at the Ramada Inn from 6:30 until around 10 p.m. on July 14 Bring food and drink to share. No program is planned. A picnic at the Col Sanders Pavilion in Clear Creek Park on Burks Branch Road will be held July 15, beginning at 12:30. Bring food and drinks to share. For more information, write to shsclassof62@aol.com or call Steve Radcliffe at 937-299-6164.
Fireman’s appreciation fundraiser
Firefighters at Simpsonville Fire Station will host a spaghetti dinner, silent auction and other activities at 4-8 p.m. July 14 behind Metzger’s Country Store. Contact 722-5617 for more information.
Rabies vaccine clinics
Rabies vaccine clinics will be conducted at various locations: at 9-11 a.m. July 14 at Waddy Ruritan Club, July 14 at 12:30-2 p.m. at Bagdad Ruritan Club with Lipps; and 10 a.m.-noon July 14 at Shelby County Fairgrounds (enter through front gate) by Kresin Vet Clinic Dr. Jennifer Way. Vaccines are $5 each, cash only. County licenses will be available for $5 (normally $10). All dogs must be on a leash, and cats and ferrets must be in carriers. Owners are responsible for the safe handling of their pets.
Smith-Berry concert series
Smith-Berry Winery dinner/concert series’ upcoming schedule includes July 14, Jimmy Davis Band, pop/rock; 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.
Microwave dinner cooking class

A hands on cooking experience will be at 6 p.m. July 16 at the Shelby County Extension Office. The 2-hour class, dinner and dessert in the microwave, will be presented by Brandy Kemper. Class size is limited, and there is a $10 fee per person. Registration is required by Friday. Contact Kemper at 502-321-5907 or brandyannkemper@gmail.com or Rebecca Dingbaum at 502-844-2699 or rebeccadingbaum@hotmail.com.

Upcoming
Farmers’ market session
Members of the Shelby County Farmers’ Market will share the importance of buying local, being aware of where your food comes from, the way it gets to you, and ultimately how it affects your body at 6-8 p.m. July 17 at the Miller Outdoor Education Center. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/clearcreektrailblazers or E-mail clearcreektrailblazers@hotmail.com
Chemical jug collection
Pesticide users can recycle their plastic chemical jugs with a program from 9 a.m. until noon July 19 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. July 19 at the Shelby County Public Library. Registration is required, with a limit of 20. For more information, call 633-3803, E-mail marketing@scplibrary.net or visit www.scplibrary.net.
‘Forum’ at theater
Performance dates for Shelby County Community Theatre’s production of A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum are July 20-22 and 27-29. The play is directed by Mike Seely. For more information, call 502-633-0222.
Lake Shelby fish fry
The Lake Shelby fish fry will be at 5-7 p.m. July 20 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 July 20, 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 marketing@scplibrary.net.
SCHS Class of ‘82 reunion
The Shelby County High School Class of 1982 will have its 30th class reunion at 6 p.m.-midnight on July 21 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 mary@shelbyvillekentucky.com.
Volunteer Day at Red Orchard
Volunteer day of removing bush honeysuckle along the creek and Bluebird Trail will be 9 a.m.-noon on July 21 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 clearcreektrailblazers@hotmail.com.
Fly tying 101
An introduction to the fine art of fly tying will be at 1-3 p.m. July 21 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 clearcreektrailblazers@hotmail.com.
FAC summer boot camp
The Family Activity Center at Clear Creek Park will have a summer boot camp challenge through July 21. 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.
Kids in the kitchen
Kids in the Kitchen is a 12-station learning adventure that provides hands-on cooking opportunities, food sampling, nutrition information and food safety skills for youth ages 6 to 12. The class is July 26 at the Shelby County Extension Office. There are sessions at 9-11 a.m. or noon to 2 p.m. The program is free, but reservations are required. Call 633-4593 to reserve spot.
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.
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.
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 terri.henry@shelby.kyschools.us 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.lang@shelby.kyschools.us. 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.
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 marketing@scplibrary.net.
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.
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 marketing@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.
Recovery celebration
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.
 

Recurring
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 marketing@scplibrary.net or visit www.scplibrary.net for more information. This class is free.
Line-dancing class
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 marketing@scplibrary.net 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.
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 is forming a Walking Club that will meet 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 marketing@scplibrary.net.  Doctor’s approval is required.
Spay/neuter clinics
Operation CatSnip monthly spay/neuter clinics with a financial donation for Shelby County. For more information, call or text 502-220-0271 or E-mail ocki@insightbb.com.
Drug/alcohol recovery
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.
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 blr1020@aol.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 clearcreektrailblazers@hotmail.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.
Rotary Club
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 hurttina@hotmail.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.
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.
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.
Free tutoring
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).
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.
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/.
Scrabble club
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
Rotary Club
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 hurttina@hotmail.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.
Youth wrestling
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 bigdaddycoach@gmail.com.

Announcements
Car donations
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.