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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.
‘Hansel and Gretel’
Tickets are on sale for Shelby County Community Theatre’s production of The Story of Hansel and Gretel. The cast includes children ages 7-12. Performances are today and Saturdayat 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2:30. For reservations, call 502-633-0242.
Downtown concerts for June
The downtown Shelbyville concert series continues Friday with Flat Pick Express playing at 6 p.m. the public parking lot between Main and Washington streets and 6th and 7th streets. On Saturday, Carrying On is on stage at 7 p.m. in the fountain square across from the Shelby County Courthouse.
Walk for Wishes
The Make-A-Wish Foundation’s Kentucky Region seeks teams and individuals to participate in the inaugural Walk for Wishes on Saturday at the Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium. Registration starts at 9 a.m. The walk begins at 10 a.m. Registration for this non-competitive 5K walk is $10 for adults 18 years and older; children 17 and under are free. Interested participants can visit www.makeawishky.org to register as an individual or partner up with co-workers, friends and family to enter as a team.
Chicken dinner workshops
River Song Farm will host chicken dinner workshops starting Saturday each Saturday afternoon through July. You will learn to take a chicken the field to the table. The cost is $20-$32 by reservation only. Call 502-422-2069 or visit http://riversongfarm.com/workshops/chicken-dinner-workshop.
Car cruise at O’Brien
The Shelby County Car Club will have its cruise of vintage vehicles for the 2011 season at 2-5 p.m. Saturday in the O’Brien Ford lot on Mount Eden Road.
Dance team benefit
Collins High School’s dance team will have a fund-raiser yard sale at 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at Collins.
Metzger’s Crusade benefit
Metzger’s Country Store in Simpsonville is having a yard sale is Saturday to benefit the Crusade for Children. For more information call, 722-9476.
Shelby Artists on Main celebration
Shelby Artists on Main will celebrate its eighth anniversary at 7 p.m. Saturday with a party at the gallery at 617 Main St. in Shelbyville. A Cezanne-style drop-leaf table by artist Rose Flowers and four “Coke” chairs will be raffled off as a fundraiser for $10 per ticket. For more information, contact Linda Powell at 633-6356.
Chicken for dinner
RiverSong Farm will host chicken dinner workshops again starting Saturday and continuing weekly through July. Learn how to take one a chicken from the field to the table, then participate. Take home a chicken ready for cooking or freezing. The cost is $20-$32 by reservation only. Call 502-422-2069 or visit http://riversongfarm.com/workshops/chicken-dinner-workshop/.
Men’s Health Fair
The 11th annual Men’s Health Fair will be 8 a.m.-noon Saturday at Jewish Hospital Shelbyville. Men can attend for free health screenings and counseling. You can schedule your testing by calling 502-647-4341 or visiting www.jhsmh.org/menshealthfair.
The Solomon’s Lodge No. 5 meets 7:30 p.m. Monday. For more information, visit www.solomons-fam.com.
Crime prevention summit
A networking summit, with a focus on crime prevention and the power of neighborhood watch groups, is 6:30-9 p.m. Monday at the Shelby County Extension Office. This theme was inspired by the recent activity on Brown Avenue. Concerned residents, business owners, neighborhood watch groups, parents etc. are encouraged to attend. The implementation of a program that has had great success in other states in reducing crime called Crime-Free Housing will be explored. For more information contact Elizabeth Pulliam (437-0491) or E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Financial literacy workshop
The Hazel Joyce Wiley Career & Financial Literacy Institute will be hosting an IDA informational workshop Monday at the Shelbyville Public Library/Hudson Room, 308 8th Street, from 6 p.m. until 7 p.m. You can learn more about how to apply for the program. For more information, contact Yolanda Bradford at 647-3072. Applications can be picked up at HJW, 330 Main Street, Shelbyville or at www. hjwfinancial.org.
Democratic Women’s Club
Shelby County Democratic Women’s Club meets 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Stratton Center.
Operation Care fundraiser
Stan Curtis, founder of Kentucky Harvest, will be the guest speaker at a fundraiser dinner and auction for Operation Care, 6 p.m. June 17 at Claudia Sanders Dinner House. A live auction and silent auction will host approximately $30,000 worth of donated items. Tickets are $50 per person. Call 633-1965 for reservations.
Community yard sale
First Christian Church is hosting a community yard sale at 8 a.m.-3 p.m. June 18. Call 633-3345 to reserve your space. The fee is $5 for one space, $8 for two spaces, $10 for three spaces or $12 for four spaces. The rain date is June 25.
Fire department yard sale
The East 60 Fire Department yard sale is 8 a.m.-5 p.m. June 18, rain or shine, with proceeds going to the fire department or East 60 Ladies Auxiliary.
Clear Creek Trailblazers will participate in the River Sweep Cleanup with the Clean Community Program 9 a.m.-noon June 18. Meet at the Stratton Bottom (behind Derby Cycles) on Washington Street at 9 a.m. to pick up trash along the Green Way Trail and Stratton Bottom. For more information visit the Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/clearcreektrailblazers or www.clearcreektrailblazers.org.
UofL alumni gathering
The Isaac Shelby Chapter of the University of Louisville Alumni Association will have a “front porch parley” at 7 p.m. on June 18 at the home of Cheryl and Reggie Van Stockum at 4163 Zaring Mill Road. Keith R. Mountain, professor and chair of geography and geosciences at UofL and the former state geographer for Kentucky, will discuss the geography of Kentucky and it’s impact on the settlement and development of the state.
Kentucky Stamp club
The Kentucky Stamp Club meets at 2 p.m. Saturday at Memorial Baptist Church, 130 Holmes St. in Frankfort. A program including a drawing for stamp collecting prizes will be featured as well as a discussion of topical stamp collecting. For more information contact Breck Pegram, 502-403-8788.
Fireman's Fun-d Festival!!
Simpsonville Fire Station 1 (behind Metzger's Country Store) will host the annual Fireman's Fun-d Festival, at 2 p.m. Saturday. Expected entertainment will be "Taste of New Breed" with Anthony Sloan as DJ and possible guest appearances from New Breed Band members, Car Cruise and Motorcycle (everyone welcome – bring a and show it off!), local merchants (booths still available), silent auction, $100 Gas Card Raffle, games, bouncies and more. Bring the whole Family! The rain date is July 23. For more information contact Patty Wentworth 502-224-4240.
The 2011 l LeCompte family reunion is June 19 at the Bagdad Ruritan Building, the site of the old Bagdad School. Families of Lemuel, Carroll, Norman, Selbert and Robert LeCompte are invited. Lunch will be served noon-1 p.m. Family members should bring a dish, camera and pictures. Call Brenda Reynolds (655-1915) or Fred LeCompte (633-5911) for more information.
Wright Elementary SBDM schedule
The Site-Based Decision-Making Council for Wright Elementary meets June 20. There will not be a meeting in December. All meetings will be at Wright Elementary’s Media Center at 3:30 p.m.
Collins Dance team and cheerleaders will host a camp for grades K-7 at 8 a.m.-4 p.m. on Monday-Thursday and 8 a.m.-noon on Friday the week of June 20-24. The cost is $90 per participant. The clinic participants will learn dance moves, cheers, techniques and two routines that will be performed noon on June 24. Payment will be required on or before June 13 payable to Collins High School. Call 502-321-1108 for more information.
Robin Green, with Kentucky Waste Management, will give a demonstration on “vermicomposting “ at 6-8 p.m. June 21 at Red Orchard Park. For more information visit the Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/clearcreektrailblazers or www.clearcreektrailblazers.org
History camp about WWII
A “World War II Shelby County at Home and Abroad” history camp is 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. June 21-23, sponsored by the Shelby County Historical Society. Campers will learn what was happening in Shelby County and in the world between 1941-1945 and meet veterans from Shelby County who served in the armed forces. In the grand finale, campers will present a USO show on the stage of the Shelby County Community Theatre, full of drama and songs of the war period. The camp fee is $30 per child for students who have finished first grade to 12-years-old. Visit www.shelbykyhistory.org to find the registration form. Call 633-5473 for more information. Make your check to the Shelby County Historical Society and mail to Shelby County Historical Society, P.O. Box 444, Shelbyville, Ky. 40066.
Intermediate and beginner line dancing is 5:50-6:50 p.m. June 22, 29, July 6, 13, 27, Aug. 3, 10, 17 at the Shelby County Public Library, first floor community room. This eight-week free class is presented by Bob Devers. Registration is required. Limit of 25 for adults 18-years and older. Wear hard-soled shoes, not tennis or running shoes. For more information, call 502-633-3803, E-mail email@example.com or visit www.scplibrary.net.
Line dancing at library
Intermediate and beginner line dancing lessons will be conducted at 5:50-6:50 p.m. June 22, 29, July 6, 13, 27, Aug. 3, 10, 17 at the Shelby County Public Library, in the first-floor community room. This 8-week free class is presented by Bob Devers. Registration is required. The class is limited to 25 adults 18 years and older. Wear hard-soled shoes, not tennis or running shoes. For more information, call 502-633-3803 or E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.scplibrary.net.
WWII veterans program
A special public program of the Shelby County Historical Society is June 23 at the Shelby County Courthouse, 419 Washington Street, for World War II veterans in Shelby County. Brandon Slone, Kentucky military historian with the Kentucky Department of Military Affairs, will be the keynote speaker. Slone, a Shelbyville resident, will speak about Kentucky and Kentuckians in World War II. He also will provide some artifacts related to the war and present information about Shelby County during the war. WWII veterans at the program will be recognized coinciding with a special WWII exhibit at the History Museum at 627 Main Street. The program, which is free to the public, starts at 7 p.m. and runs an hour.
Moorman golf scramble
The Marnel C. Moorman Sr. Family Life Center Inc. golf scramble begins 8 a.m. on June 24 at Weissinger Hills Golf Course. Pre-register by June 14. Proceeds will benefit scholarships and other. Entry fees are $75 per player or $300 for a foursome, includes green fees, cart and meal. For more information or to register, call Dorcel Sweeney (633-5922) or Tina Hurt (633-5922).
Shelby Prevention fundraiser
Shelby Prevention will host a murder mystery party, Dazzled to Death, at 6:30-10 p.m. June 25 at 1421 Flat Rock Road. The cost is $30 for a character ticket and $20 for a non-character ticket. Appetizers will be available throughout the evening, and a silent auction will be held. To purchase a ticket, contact Leesa Stivers at 647-1171 or Leesa.Stivers@shelby.kyschools.us.
Car and craft show
Cornerstone Christian Academy will host a car and craft show on campus at 3850 Frankfort Road, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on June 25. The Shelby County Car Club and other cars will be on display and competing for trophy categories. Craft booths will be inside, along with concessions, a DJ, inflatables, pony rides and more family fun activities. Car and craft booth entry fee is $15. Call 633-4070 for more information.
Dance team benefit
Collins High School’s dance team will host a fundraiser car wash June 25 at Republic Bank in Shelbyville.
Monument restoration training
Friends of Grove Hill Cemetery will host a monument restoration training June 25 and 26. For more information E-mail email@example.com.
Movie night at Red Orchard
Movie Night is the fourth Saturday of each month. Megamind will play on June 25 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.
Big Apple Adventure at Clayvillage Baptist
Grab a cab and get ready for the Big Apple Adventure at Clayvillage Baptist. Through energetic and kid-friendly worship, daily Bible studies, exciting music, crafts and recreation, kids will learn how to step out in faith and connect with Jesus. We will be groups for children just completing kindergarten through sixth grade. Gatherings will be 6:15-9 p.m. daily June 26-July 1. For more information, call, 502-487-1355.
Moonlight Big Band to perform
The “Moonlight Big Band” will perform 7:30-10 p.m. on June 27 at My Old Kentucky Home State Park Rotunda in a fundraiser sponsored by the Stephen Foster Music Club. Proceeds are used to send students to the Stephen Foster Music Camp at Eastern Kentucky University. Tickets are $10 and are available in advance at the Bardstown Visitors Center or from music club members. Tickets will also be available at the park the night of the concert. For more information call 502-348-4877, 800-638-4877 or, after business hours, 502-348-8973.
Summer riding camps
Cattail Creek Stables in Finchville is offering three weeks of summer day camps, June 27-July 1, July 18-22 and Aug. 15-19. Learn riding and horse care. Riding lesson/camp combinations, pony birthday parties, crafts, games and outings for groups and families are available. The stables are three miles from I-64. Call for more information and pricing call 502-834-9964 or E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Next Shakespeare meeting
The May meeting of the Shakespeare group is canceled because of holiday conflicts. The next meeting will be 6:30 p.m. June 28 in the Reading Room on the second floor of Through the Looking Glass Tea Shop at 629 Washington St. in Shelbyville. The topic will be Shakespeare and patriotism.
Weight-loss seminar at JHS
Jewish Hospital Shelbyville will have a free seminar about LAP-BAND® surgery at 5:30 p.m. on June 28. The seminar is designed for people who have a body mass index (BMI) greater than 30 and are exploring weight-loss options. For more information about the LAP-BAND® system or to register for the seminar, call 502-361-6059 or visit www.JewishBariatricCare.org.
An Ancestry.com class is 6:30-8:30 p.m. June 30 presented by the Shelby County Historical Society at the Shelby County Library, 309 8th Street. Learn how to explore centuries of resources. This database is accessible on library public computers using your library card. Registration is required. Call 633-3803. For adults 18-years and older.
Flea market/car show
A flea market/yard sale is July 1-3 in Finchville. For booth rental information, call 502-834-7754. The antique car show is July 3. There will be special trophies for the top 35, along with prizes for various categories. For information call 502-220-9452. Both will be at the Finchville Community Center in Finchville on KY 55, 4 miles south of I 64.
Mud bog in Mount Eden
The Mount Eden Ruritan Mud Bog is 1 p.m. July 2 at the Mount Eden Ruritan grounds. Call Yvette Perry 502-376-4291 or E-mail email@example.com for more information.
Christian rock concert
Mount Pleasant Baptist Church is teaming with WXLN-FM (93.3) to host a free Christian rock concert at the Clear Creek Park Amphitheater in Shelbyville at 4-8 p.m. July 9. Three bands have committed: Eden’s Way, Brim and Bone Prophet, but more could join the show.
Diabetes Coalition meetings
The KIPDA Rural Diabetes Coalition meets to address secondary diabetes care in Shelby Counties 3-4 p.m. Thursday, 3:30-4:30 p.m. July 14 and 2-3 p.m. Aug. 11 in the Hudson Room at the Shelby County Library, 309 Eighth Street. For more information contact your local coordinator Elaina Burks, 502 417-8600 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
SCHS Class of ‘76 35th reunion
The Shelby County High School class of 1976 35th year reunion is 6 p.m. July 16 at Floral Hall at the Shelby County Fairgrounds. Reserve your spot now for $25/single or $40/couple. The deadline to RSVP is June 15. Send payment to Beth (Smith) Merrifield, 3504 Locust Grove, Prospect, 40059. Make checks to Beth Merrifield, Class of ‘76. For more information call Keith Jesse (502) 220-9824 or Peggy Henry (502) 321-1242.
SCHS 1986 reunion
The Shelby County High School class of 1986’s 25-year reunion is July 23 at the Shelbyville Country Club. There will be a catered dinner, entertainment and dancing. Tickets are on sale now for $30 each, and the deadline to purchase tickets is June 17. Items for a fund-raising auction are being solicited. Contact Angela Newnam Grigsby at 502-552-3648 or Tracy Warford Willis at 502-647-7274 for more information or to purchase tickets. You may also visit the Facebook page, Shelby County Class of ‘86 or E-mail email@example.com.
Gallrein Farms “family fun on the farm fundraiser” is 10 a.m.-5 p.m. July 23. The event will raise money for the Backpack Project, Operation Care and Pregnancy Resource Center.
Yoga for seniors
Yoga for seniors will be noon-1 p.m. on Mondays beginning Aug. 22-Oct. 31 (excluding Sept. 5) at the Shelby County Public Library for seniors (50 years and older). The classes, presented by Beth McCoun of Yoga Oasis, are free. Registration is required with a limit of 35. For more information, call 502-633-3803, E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.scplibrary.net.
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 email@example.com.
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.
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.
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.
Yoga at Clear Creek Park
A yoga and meditation program is at Clear Creek Park Birch House. Ten weekly sessions will be 8-9 a.m. Wednesday or Friday, through Aug. 5. The cost is $40 for Family Activity Center members or $80 for non-members. Contact the FAC (633-7667) to register.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Shelby County Optimist Club meets on the first and third Monday of the month at the Multipurpose Community Action Senior Center at 207 Washington Street. The first meeting of the month is usually a board meeting, and the meeting on the third Monday is a speaker/fun meeting. Everyone is welcome at both meetings. For further information, call Lise Sageser at 321-1805.
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.
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.
Adult classes scheduled
GED/Adult Education classes have begun at the Jefferson Community and Technical College 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 4-7 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Thursday. Shelby County Public Library classes are 1:30-4:30 p.m. Monday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday and 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday. St. James Episcopal Church classes are 9-11 a.m. Monday and Wednesday, 6-8 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday, beginning Aug. 23.
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.
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.
Amanda Smith Circle
The Amanda Smith Circle contact is Tina Hurt, president, at 502-633-3308 or email@example.com.
2011 Street Party concerts
Street Party concerts is July 30-31 with Leo Knight and Moonlighters featured. Others parts of the schedule include Cynthiana (Aug. 20) and New Breed (Sept. 17). The downtown car cruise will be July 30, during the 2011 Horse Show Jubilee, and the car show is Sept. 17. More acts will be added.
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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org, mailed to P.O. Box 1256 Shelbyville or faxed to 633-7501.
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.