Datebook: May 10, 2010

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Calendar of Events, May 10, 2010

By The Staff

Public meetings

Shelbyville-Shelby County Parks Board meeting is 7 p.m. Tuesday in the FAC Conference Room

The Shelby County Historic District Commission meets at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at 627 Main St.


This week


Joe B & Denny Scramble

This fifth annual golf scramble will be held at Wildwood Country Club at 11 a.m. today. Each foursome will play with a celebrity including coaches and former and current athletes.  Player fees $150 and includes green fees, cart, lunch, awards dinner, beverages and prizes. For information and reservations (502) 584-9781 or www.eastersealslouisville.org.


Women’s wellness

The 5th annual Women’s Wellness Affair is 5-8:30 p.m. Tuesday at Claudia Sanders Dinner House. Events include a silent auction, community awards, informative health screens and more. Cost is $15 per person or $120 per table of 8. The guest speaker is Dr. Mark Slaughter of the University Cardiothoracic Surgical Associates, and the emcee is WAVE-TV personality Dawn Gee. Call (502) 647-4369 or visit the Jewish Hospital Shelbyville Pillar Shop. Deadline for reservations is Saturday.


County Council meeting

Shelby County Council Meeting is 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday at Claudia Sanders Dinner House. Dave Mikels from Graber Insealators Inc. is the guest speaker. The dinner is free to council members, $10 for HBAL members and $15 for non-members are $15. To join the council e-mail Nicole, nicole@hbal.com for an application. The cost is $35 a year and includes free lunch at all the meetings for a year.


Sewing Circle meeting

Bring your springtime sewing projects and questions to the Sewing Circle at 3-8 p.m. Tuesday at the Shelby County Extension Office. The project of the month will be a simple springtime blouse. Call 633-4593 to receive a list of supplies needed.


Goat meeting

Terry Hutchens, Extension Goat Specialist at the University of Kentucky, will present a second slide presentation with different materials on his trip to the Republic of Georgia and discuss cheese making at 7 p.m. on Tuesday at the Henry County Extension Office.


Jefferson-Jackson dinner

The Shelby County Democratic Party will have its Jefferson-Jackson Day Dinner at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Sciece Hill Inn in Shelbyville. Democratic candidates are expected to appear. Tickets are available from the party’s executive committee.


Operation Care’s   ‘Help from the Heart’

Operation Care will host the third annual fundraising event “Help from the Heart” 6 p.m. on Thursday at Claudia Sanders Dinner House. A dinner and show, live auction is $35 per person, $200 per table of 6 or $250 for a table of 8. Musical entertainment will be Blue No More, Glory Crown, The Smith Family, Clay Street Brotherhood and Chris and Anna Barrickman of New Breed.


OLGA May Crowning

Our Lady of Guadalupe Academy will have its annual May Crowning event Thursday at the school. The celebration will begin with mass at 1:45, and the procession will follow. All are invited to attend and additional parking is available at Simpsonville Christian Church.


Appalachian film     to be shown

The Kentucky Historical Society film series will show Stranger with a Camera at 6:30 p.m. on  Thursday at the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History in Frankfort.  Elizabeth Barret, the director of the documentary, will be in attendance at the showing. Tickets to the film series are $4 for KHS members and $8 for the general public.


Spaghetti dinner

The Bagdad Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary will have a spaghetti dinner 6-8 p.m. Friday at the Bagdad Fire Station in Bagdad.


Cutting horse show

The Shelby County Cutting Horse Association will have a show Saturday and Sunday at the Rocky Fork Feeders Horse Show Arena on Dover Road. Several classes will be included. For more information, contact Judy Love at jlove@schlechtycenter.org.


Interested in Beekeeping?

The Shelby County Beekeepers Association meets 7 p.m. on the second Thursday of the month at the Shelby County Extension Office. On Thursday, April 8, our guest speaker will be Mark True, who will be speaking about “How to catch a swarm of bees.” Additional information available from Becky Collier at 633-7619.


Bagdad corn hole tournament

The Bagdad Jr. Firefighter Cornhole Tournament, postponed from April 24, will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Bagdad Fire Station in Bagdad. For more information, contact Mike Roberts at 220-0934.


Cleaning up Lake Shelby

The Clear Creek Trailblazers will be pulling the invasive plant garlic mustard at Lake Shelby 9 a.m.-noon on Saturday. This is an all-ages activity.


Corn hole tournament

Kentucky Trail Blazers will hold a corn hole tournament and a cake auction at 2 p.m. Saturday. There will be a blind-draw partner tournament followed by a bring- your-own-partner tournament at Rivals Campground on Figgs Store Road. For more information call 502-321-4417 or 502-321-4073.


SCCT’s final show

The final show of Shelby County Community Theatre’s 2009-2010 season - Any Number Can Die, directed by Cook Farmer - will be Friday and Saturday and May 21-23 at the theater. Four murders take place in an island mansion as a pair of elderly detectives set to work on their first case, a take-off on old-time “whodoneits.” The play, by Fred Carmichael, will feature a dozen actors. For tickets, call 633-9390.


Bunco party

The Relay For Life team Patricia’s People is hosting a bunco party at 6:30 p.m. on Friday at the Stratton Center. Tickets are $10 per person in advance and $12 at the door. For more information, call  Angela at 767-6262 or Heather at 633-6261.


After prom party

The after the prom party is Friday at First Baptist Church. Volunteers are needed. Call Tracy Gibson 502-321-6130 or savory.catering@earthlink.net.


5K and Fun Run

Shelby County Fire and Rescue will have a 5k and Fun Run 8 a.m. Saturday. The race begins at 6th and Main St. in Shelbyville. Registration starts at 7 a.m. The cost of the race is $20 before May 5 and $25 after May 5. For more information contact nini543@insightbb.com or call 633-6648.


Beech Creek Cemetery

The Shelby County Cemetery Preservation Board (SCCPB) is back to work on the Beech Creek Baptist Church Cemetery. Workdays are planned for 9 a.m.  Saturday. The cemetery is located  2 miles south of Waddy at the intersection of Hwy. 395 and Scott Pike.  The board has received a grant.  Anyone willing to help should bring garden tools and gloves.  For further information call 321-6425.


Herb festival

The 18th annual Kentucky Herb Festival is 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at Lakeview Park in the Franklin County Fairgrounds. The $7 cost includes herbal sack lunch 11 am.-1 p.m., auction of garden and herbal items at noon. Parking is $3. For more information call Sue Wash at 502-535-6885 or visit www.kyherb.com.


Lewis-Goodman reunion

The family of Margie Lewis will gather at noon on Saturday at the Colonel Sanders Pavilion at Clear Creek Park. Fresh grilled meat provided, and everyone is asked to bring a dish. Please RSVP to Ashlie and Johnny 502-220-7803 or 502-220-6840.


Zoneton Fire Pageant

The Zoneton Fire Department in Shepherdsville is having a pageant to raise funds for the 2010 Crusade For Children at 3 p.m. on Saturday at the firehouse at 4328 N. Preston Highway in Shepherdsville. Registration will be at 2 p.m, and the entry fee is $45. There will be age division competition from birth to 16+ years. For more information, contact Marie Strange at 502-821-2148 or by visiting www.zonetonfire.com.


Pajama party

Kids Korner is having a pajama party 10 a.m.-noon Saturday for children ages K-5th grade. Come in your PJs is optional. Events include crafts, games, lunch, free new PJs and special activities for parents. Call 633-4510 by noon Friday if a ride is needed. Kids Korner is located at the corner of 5th and Washington streets, Centenary United Methodist Church.


Next week


Hosparus needs volunteers

Hosparus needs volunteers in Shelby and surrounding counties and will host free training, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. on May 18 at the Shelbyville office, 540 Main St.  Training pre-registration is required.  To register or for more information, contact Char Kostolnik at 719-4155 or ckostolnik@hosparus.org.


Gospel crusade, concert

Alonzo Productions will present a gospel crusade 6 p.m. May 19-21 at the corner of Martin Luther King and High streets in Shelbyville. Performers and speakers will include Refuge Temple Choir, Elder Jeramee T. Bell of Refuge Temple Church of God in Christ, Jason Mays of Seven Stars Ministries, Psalmist Tenika Saunders, Timothy Ellis of Seven Stars Ministries and special guests from Alonzo Productions.  On May 22, Alonzo Productions and J-Hazz will perform at 10 a.m.-9 p.m. at the Family Activity Center, Clear Creek Park Amphitheatre, as part of the WLOU-AM Gospel Spring Fest. The event includes talent competition, fashion show, gospel hip-hop, choirs and other performing groups. Vendor booths are $25. Talent competition entry fee is $25. Call 502-321-4787 for more information.


Relay for Life meetings

Bank Night is 5-6:30 p.m. May 18, at Citizens Union Bank, Main Branch. The Relay for LIfe event is May 21 at Shelby County High School’s Doyle Stadium. For more information email team development chair Jill, jillandronnie@insightbb.com or call 722-0748 (home) or 724-0219 (cell).


Relay for Life event

The Shelby County Relay for Life begins 7 p.m. May 21 and continues until 7 a.m. May 22 at Shelby County High School’s Doyle stadium. Luminarias may be purchased online at relayforlife.org/shelbyky. For more information, call Carla Smith, Luminaria Chair at 747-8363. Co-chairs for this year’s event are Lucy Harp, lrh@cubbank.com; Karen Rice, 647-7389, capturethememory@aol.com; and Racene Patterson, racene.patterson@att.net. For other information 1.800.227.2345, Anissa Snyder, ACS staff contact 560-6019, Anissa.Snyder@CANCER.ORG.


Luci Ball fund-raiser

The Luci Center, a non-profit therapeutic riding center that provides therapeutic riding for disabled children and adults, will have its annual LUCI Ball fundraiser 7-11 p.m. May 22 at Undulata Farm in Shelbyville. The theme of this year’s ball is “Jeans & Jewels.” Tickets are $75 per person, with corporate sponsorship, tables at $1,000 each. RSVP by May 14 with a check made payable to The Luci Center, P.O. Box 936, Shelbyville, KY 40066. Or visit www.thelucicenter.org to purchase tickets through PayPal. Call (502) 220-4308 for more information.


Fish fry and auction

A fish fry and auction will be held May 22 at New Hope Church, 1745 Robin Road, with proceeds going to upgrade recording equipment for the church. A suggested donation is $6 for ages 11 and older, $4 for ages 4-10 and children under 3 are free. The meal, served 11 a.m.-1 p.m., includes fish, baked beans, cole slaw, tater wedges, bread, tea, lemonade or coffee (hot dogs available for children). Only one serving per ticket. Carry-outs are available. Call 647-0329 or 321-3147 for deliveries. The open auction begins at 1:15 p.m.


Butterfly seminar

“Learn how to attract butterflies by creating your very own butterfly garden” is 10:30-11:30 a.m. May 22, presented by Linda Allewalt at the Shelby County Library. Registration is requested. Call 633-3803.


SCHS class of 1975 reunion

Members of Shelby County High School’s 1975 graduating class will have their 35th reunion 4 p.m. May 22 at the home of Carol Dean Smith Bowman, 9651 Vigo Road in Bagdad. Bring a dish and lawn chair for the potluck dinner. For more information and directions, call 747-8705 or 321-2099.




Theater audition

Auditions for Leader of the Pack, directed by Cyndi Powell Skellie, will be held at Shelby County Community Theatre, 801 W. Main St. in Shelbyville, at 7 p.m. May 23 and May 25. Roles available for men and women ages 18-60. The show will be performed July 16-18 and 23-25.


Beading classes

Kayla Graves-Sparacino will teach two beading classes at the Shelby County Extension Office. Beaded Bracelet (blue/silver) is 6-8 p.m. May 24, and Beaded Earrings will be taught on May 25. The bracelet class is $13. The earring class is $8. Class size is limited. Call 633-4593 by May 7 to register by Friday.



Multi-Purpose board

Multi-Purpose Community Action Agency’s board of directors will meet at 1:30 p.m. May 24 at the Spencer County Fiscal Court Room in Taylorsville. The public is invited to attend. Multi-Purpose CAA provides services in Bullitt, Shelby and Spencer Counties.


Fish fry at Wingate Lodge

The Wingate Lodge in Simpsonville will have a fish fry is 5-8 p.m. May 28. The menu will feature fish, baked beans, fries, slaw and desert.


U of L guitar festival

Some of the nation*s leading classic guitarists will gather May 28-31 at the inaugural Guitar Festival and Competition at the U of L School of Music. Tickets and registration can be purchased at the School of Music or by calling 502-852-6907.


Paso Fino clinic, auction

The Kentucky Paso Fino Horse Association free clinic and auction is May 29 at the Shelby County Fairgrounds. Trainer Mary Rizo Patron and Ricky Mendoza, 2009 PFHA trainer of the year, will run the clinic 9 a.m.-noon. A limited number of horses will be accepted for the trainers to work with. Call Kay Chiappetta 502-633-0541 to reserve a place for your horse.  The auction starts at 1 p.m.


Shelbyville High 1975 reunion

The Shelbyville High School graduating class of 1975 will hold its 35th reunion June 4-5. Cocktails will be at 5:30 p.m. June 4 in the Saddlebred Lounge at Claudia Sanders Dinner House. A tour of the Old Shelbyville High School is a 3 p.m. June 5, and the dinner at Old Stone Inn 6:30 p.m. For more information, call Kathy Harden Yount at 502-633-5512 or Janet Crawford Snider at 502-633-5253.


Disc dogs competition

A disc dog competition is being held June 5 at Clear Creek Park to help promote the Shelby County Animal Shelter and the No Kill Mission. For more information, contact Kelly Catlett at 502-836-9742 or kellydcat@bellsouth.net Robin Kenyon at 502-727-2703 or birdiebird29@yahoo.com.


Golf scramble

Our Lady of Guadalupe Academy’s 5th Annual Golf Scramble is June 5 at the Shelbyville Country Club. Registration begins at noon and a shotgun start at 1:30. Cost is $50 per player, $200 per team of four. It includes green fees, cart and a steak dinner following the tournament. Reservations will be taken on a first-come, first-serve basis, space is limited. Register today by calling Mike Lambert at 633-2490 or Kent Herold at 647-1479.


Men’s Health Fair

The 10th annual Men’s Health Fair will be 8-a.m.-noon June 12 at Jewish Hospital Shelbyville. Free health screenings for PSA, cholestoerol, glucose, blood pressure and more. Call 647-4341 to schedule your screening.


Woman’s Club yard sale

The Shelby County Woman’s Club is hosting its annual yard sale 8 a.m.-2 p.m. on June 12 at 165 Blossom Circle in Shelbyville. The sale will coincide with the Magnolia Place Neighborhood Yard Sale. The Woman’s Club yard sale helps fund two college scholarships to senior girls who are graduating from Shelby County area schools. The rain date is June 19.


Library series

“Spend an evening with....” guest writer Wendell Berry will be 6-7 p.m. June 17 in the Hudson Room at the Shelby County Library. Registration is requested for seating purposes. Call 633-3803.


Miss Pre-Teen

For information on the Shelby County Miss Pre-Teen Pageant call Paula Jenkins at 647-3576 or pjenkins911@insightbb.com. The Pre-Teen is June 19.


Clay Street golf scramble

Clay Street Baptist Church will host a golf scramble June 25. Call Charlie Ashby for more information, 633-5922.


Lifebridge Mutt Show

Lifebridge for Animals’ Rover Run and Mutt Show is 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 11 at the Shelby County Fairgrounds. Admission is free for a motorcycle ride and show, antique car show, entertainment, silent auction, children’s activities, humane education, rescue groups, food and family fun.


Zumba class

A free Zumba beginner class will be held 6-7 p.m. July 15 in the Hudson Room at the Shelby County Library, presented by Beth Hoehner. Registration is required. Call 633-3803.



Arthritis classes

A series of 10 arthritis exercise classes will begin 9 a.m. Tuesday. The 1-hour classes will meet in the new class studio at Shelby Fit for Life at 169 Alpine Drive in Shelbyville, every Tuesday and Thursday for five weeks. Cost  is $20. For more information call Shelby Fit for Life 647-7867 or Ron at 437-5022.


Body Recall classes

Body Recall classes begin 10 a.m. at the Shelby County Extension Office. The classes will meet on Monday, Wednesday and Friday for 10 weeks. The cost of $30 includes a $28 Body Recall book, or $10 for those who have the book. For more information call 633-4593.


Weissinger Golf events

The Weissinger Hills women’s 9-hole golf league is at 5:30 every Tuesday and started this week. A Wednesday Night 9-hole League starts at 5:30 today. A “Get Golf Ready” clinic for women is 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, which includes five sessions. For more information, call 633-7332.


Horseback riding

Horseback riding is available 7 a.m. until the half hour before dark, every day though Nov. 30, at Red Orchard Park, 704 Kentucky St. Riders, sign in at box at upper barn so that usage can be recorded. Complete riding rules and special event dates are available at www.shelbycountyparks.com (click on Parks/Red Orchard) or call 502-633-5059 for more information.


GED/Adult Education classes

GED/Adult Education classes will be 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Thursday, and 4:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday at Jefferson Community & Technical College, Room 125; 1:30-4:30 p.m. Monday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday at the Shelby County Public Library; Family Literacy/ESL classes 9-11 a.m. Monday and Wednesday, 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, 6-8 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday at St. James Episcopal Church Centro Latino. For more information call Mary Pace, program manager, 502-213-3643, mpace0003@kctcs.edu.


Bridge competition

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, beginning at Main Street Bikes in Shelbyville. For information, call 220-4136.


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.