Datebook: May 25, 2012

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By Sharon Warner

Public meetings
Board of Adjustments and Appeals meets at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Stratton Center.

This week
Wingate Lodge fish fry
Wingate Lodge, Simpsonville will host a fish fry at 5-8 p.m. today. The menu includes fish, three sides, dessert and drink for $8.
Shelby Development
Shelby Development Corporation’s board of directors will meet at 8 a.m. today at the Cardwell House.
Perennial plant swap
A perennial plant swap will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Metzger’s Country Store in Simpsonville. If you have perennials taking over your yard, bring some to swap with others for free. If you don’t have perennials and would like to start a perennial garden, there will be plenty for you as well!  For more information, call 502-722-8850.
Smith-Berry Winery’s concert series
Smith-Berry Vineyard and Winery in New Castle will launch its dinner/concert series at 6-9:30 p.m. Saturday with Nervous Melvin and the Mistakes and Chuck’s Famous Bar-B-Que. For tickets or more information, visit www.smithberrywinery.com or call 502-845-7091.
Memorial Day tribute walk and VFW service
Salute our residents who have served our country with a special monument tour of Grove Hill Cemetery starting 9:30 a.m. Monday at the Grove Hill Chapel on Mount Eden Road. Hosted by Friends of Grove Hill, the walking tour, led by local historian Mike Harrod, will visit some of the monuments of those who once served in the armed forces. Grove Hill residents include veterans from each of the wars in which Americans have fought including the Revolutionary War. The walk will return to the chapel so visitors may participate in the Memorial Day Service hosted by VFW Post 1179. The 11 a.m. service will feature remarks by retired Col. Ken Hudson. Following the program, guests are invited to a light lunch served in the VFW Hall on Main Street.
Craft club project
The Homemaker Craft Club will teach you to make a simple spring bead bracelet during a session at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Shelby County Extension Office. Kayla Graves Sparacino will teach this class.  The cost is $5.  Call 633-4593 to register by Friday.
Choral event at Highland Baptist
Highland Baptist Church will host the Celebration Singers, Jubilee Singers, Youth Handbell choirs and the Youth Praise Band of First United Methodist Church of Tucker, Ga., at 7 p.m. Tuesday. This 45-voice choir of mid-high and senior-high youth will present a program of choral anthems, handbell anthems, praise songs and drama. The entire community is welcome.

Next week
Author to address homemakers
Author Judy Gerdis will share her inspirational journey as she encountered life’s struggles during the Shelby County Homemakers annual meeting at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Shelby County Extension Office. Gerdis will share copies and stories of Get in the Boat. Tickets for the lunch are $10. Reserve a seat by Wednesday by calling 633-4593.
Free Stress talk
Shelby County Chiropractic will host a free stress seminar 6:30 p.m. 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at New China Buffet. This will include a discussion about how stress affects your health and how to cope, and a free dinner for those who attend. Call Dr. David Dahlkamp D.C. 502-552-0906 to reserve your seat, space is limited to the first 10 callers and there is no obligation.
Jefferson-Jackson day dinner
The Shelby County Democratic Party’s annual Jefferson-Jackson Day Dinner will be Wednesday at Claudia Sanders Dinner House in Shelbyville . A cash bar opens at 5:30, and dinner is at 6:15 p.m. State Rep. Rocky Adkins will be the keynote speaker, and House Majority Whip John Will Stacy will serve as emcee. Tickets are $40 and can be purchased by calling 502-321-4476. For more information, contact Marty Lanus at 502-647-5483 or MartyLan714@aol.com.
‘’Til Beth Do Us Part’ at theater
Performances of Shelby County Community Theatre’s production of ‘Til Beth Do Us Part  will be at 7:30 p.m. June 1, 2, 8 and 9 and at 2:30 p.m. June 3 and 10. The play is directed by Chris Wise. Tickets are $15 adults, $12 seniors (62+), $10 students. For reservations, call 502-633-0242. The theatre is located at 801 Main Street in Shelbyville.
Corpus Christi golf scramble
The Corpus Christi Academy golf scramble will be June 2 at the Shelbyville Country Club. Registration will begin at noon, with a shotgun start at 1:30 p.m. The cost is $50 per person or $200 per team. Sign up by May 28. After May 28 the fee will be $65 per person and $260 per team. This includes green fees, cart and a fried chicken dinner after the tournament. Refreshments will be provided on the course. The deadline for registration is May 31. Contact Mike Lambert at 633-2490 or Kent Herold at 647-1479.
Trumbo fundraiser events
The Mount Eden Ruritan Club will host a horse show and dance on June 2 in memory of Mark Trumbo. The horse show will begin at 2 p.m., and the cost is $3. The dance, $10 per person, will begin at 8 p.m. Silver Wings Band will perform, and there will be food and an auction. All proceeds will go to the Mark Trumbo Memorial fund. For more information, call P.J. Jackson at 502-220-0860.
Shelby County animal celebration
The Shelby County No-Kill Mission with the animal shelter will celebrate four years without euthanatizing an adoptable animal at 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. June 2-3 at Red Orchard Park. Activities include the state disc dog competition, luau-themed pictures with your pet, yard sales and adoptable animals from area rescues. Birthday presents appreciated will be kitty litter, cat/dog food and toys. For more information, contact Robin Kenyon at 502-727-2703 or Birdiebird29@yahoo.com.

Car Club meeting
Shelby County Car Club meets at 6 p.m. June 4 at Hardee’s in Shelbyville.
Hospice group
Bridges Center at Rural Communities Hospice will meet 6-7:30 p.m. June 4. To pre-register for classes or for more information about support groups, call (502) 456-5451 or 1-888-345-8197.
Optimist Club
Shelby County Optimist Club meets June 4 at the Multi-purpose Community Action Senior Center at 207 Washington Street. For further information, call Lise Sageser at 321-1805.  
Habitat for Humanity golf fundraiser
The sixth annual Drive It Home Golf Classic to benefit Shelby County Habitat for Humanity will be at noon June 4 at Persimmon Ridge Golf Course. The cost will be $125 per player or $500 per team. First- and second-place prizes will go to the top scoring teams, and there are various other prizes and contests. The event begins at 11 a.m. with a boxed lunch. Player benefits include free lunch at the clubhouse, green fees, cart, beverage (non-alcoholic), free range balls and practice facility.
SCHS ’72 reunion meeting

A Shelby County High School Class of 1972 reunion planning meeting will be at 7:30 p.m. June 4 at Olive Branch Methodist Church on Zaring Mill Road. For more information, call 834-7767. The reunion will be 6 p.m. June 30 at Lake Forrest Country Club, 14700 Landmark Drive in Louisville. The cost is $25 per person. You can find SCHS Class of ’72 on Facebook.
Tai Chi at extension office
Shelby Fit for Life will offer a 4-week introduction to Tai Chi for Health at the Shelby County Cooperative Extension Office, at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesdays June 5-26. Classes will be led by Peggy Tschauner, certified instructor in Tai Chi for Health. The cost is $25 for the series, and a minimum enrollment of eight participants is required.  For more information or to register for this class, call 647-7867 or 633-4593.
Extension office district board meeting

The Shelby County Extension Office will have a district board meeting at 11:30 a.m. June 6 in the conference room of the extension office. Lunch will be served.
Retired teachers dinner meeting

The Shelby County Retired Teachers Association dinner meeting will be at 6 p.m. June 7 at the Stratton Community Center, 215 Washington St. in Shelbyville. There will be a special reception honoring newly retired teachers beginning at 5:30 p.m.  Reservations for the dinner, beginning at 6 p.m., can be made by contacting Susie Phillips at 633-3169 or E-mail boyd.phillips@insightbb.com or Sam Chandler at 633-6595 or E-mail ccchandler@insightbb.com no later than May 30.  Spouses and/or significant others are invited to attend by making a reservation. The cost of the dinner is $10 per person, which includes a catered-dinner by Anna Ruth Hammond.  The meeting will include a short performance by the Shelby County Community Children’s Choir (SC3); recognition of the fifth-grade and fifth district essay winner, Caeli Harp of Painted Stone Elementary School; introduction of newly retired teachers, a candle lighting ceremony in honor of our deceased teachers from the past year; and a short regular business meeting.  The meeting should end about 8:15 p.m.  All retired teachers and administrators are invited to this dinner, even if not a member of SCRTA.  All retirees are welcome.
Men’s health fair
The annual men’s health fair will be from 8 a.m. until noon June 9 at Jewish Hospital Shelbyville. Free health screenings, including prostate exams, blood analyses, skin cancer checks, podiatry and more, will be available. To schedule appointment times, call 647-4341.
Spring fling
The 30th annual New Castle spring fling will be at 11 a.m.-10 p.m. June 9 around the Henry County Courthouse. There will be arts and crafts, flea markets, food booths, farmers’ market, exhibits, 5K run/walk, car show, bands, children’s activities, silent auction, games, parade, re-enactors, street dance, citywide yard sales and much more. For more information, call 502-845-4181.
Spaghetti dinner
The Venture Crew 470 will host a spaghetti dinner at 5-8 p.m. June 9 at Simpsonville Christian Church, 7002 Shelbyville Road. The meal includes spaghetti, salad, bread, drink and a dessert for $8 adults, with children 7 years old and younger $5. You may eat in or carry out. All proceeds will benefit crew events and equipment.
Children’s theater workshops
Shelby County Community Theatre will host three summer children’s workshops June 11-15 for children ages 7-17. Each workshop is $50 for the first child/class and $30 for each additional child/class. All students will participate in a culminating performance at 7 p.m. on June 15. Camp director is Cyndi Powell Skellie. The workshops are: Page to Stage for ages 7–11. Workshop participants will use poetry to create movement and scenes. Musical Theatre for ages 7–17. Workshop participants will learn to sing three songs. They will learn basic musical theatre choreography and components of staging a musical number. Creating a Scene for ages 12–17. Workshop participants will study voice and diction, blocking, movement, non-verbal communication and ensemble work. Space is limited, and registrations will be taken on a first come/first serve basis. For more information, call 502-633-0222.
Diabetes classes
A 4-part series of classes about diabetes will continue at 1-2 p.m. June 14 at the Shelby County Extension Office. If you have diabetes or are at high risk for diabetes, plan to register for this free class so that you can make healthy lifestyle changes to prevent and/or manage diabetes.  Call 633-4593 to register.
Searching for past queens

The Shelby County Fair Board is searching for any past Miss Shelby County Fair Queens to help celebrate the 150th Shelby County Fair and Horse Show. To participate, contact Beth Snider 502-647-0064 or bethandscott@kih.net by June 14.
Lake Shelby fish fry
The Lake Shelby fish fry will be at 5-7:30 p.m. June 15, 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.
Fair pageants
The Shelby County Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary will accept applications for the pre-teen, teen and queen pageants at the Shelby County Fair. The pre-teen pageant will be June 16, and the teen and queen will be on June 19. Applications can be picked up at Dairy Queen, Carol and Company and The Shelby County Fire Department. Applications will be accepted until June 4. For more information, contact Anissa Judd at 645-0389.
Boy Scout fish fry/auction
Boy Scout Troop 137, chartered by Finchville Baptist Church, will host its annual fish fry/auction 6-8 p.m. on June 16 at the Finchville Park. The funds will help the scouts pay for their trip next summer to the Philmont Scout Ranch and to keep the program running. Tickets are $10 and may be purchased from any scout in Troop 137 or at the event.
Summer reading at library
A new reading program is launching at the Shelby County Public Library. Youth reading board books to picture books are required to read, or be read to, 20 books. Advanced readers must read four chapter books, and middle and high school students must read two or more novels. All readers completing the program will receive a paperback book, bag and coupons. All incentives will be distributed upon the returning of the reading logs. The schedule includes ice cream social for all ages, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. June 16; read-in for all ages, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. June 21; Silly Safaris live animal show, 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. June 28; 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.
Sporting clay shoot
Cornerstone Christian Academy will have its first sporting clay shoot 9 a.m.-1 p.m. June 16 at Merwin J. Ray Shooting Range in Eminence. The entry fee will be $50 per person and includes lunch. Participants will shoot 100 rounds on a 15-station course and compete for prizes. Contact 502-633-4070 to register or for more information. The event benefits Cornerstone Christian Academy.
Squire Boone Day
Squire Boone Day will be June 16 at Clear Creek Park amphitheater and the Col. Sanders Pavilion. The sons and daughters of the American Revolution will honor the American Revolutionary War Soldiers at 10:30 a.m. Entertainment all day will include local and out-of-town bands, musicians and D.J. Bach. The Community Children’s Choir Chorus will start the entertainment at 11 a.m. Food will be provided by Will’s Grill. Pioneer games will be available for the children. There will be an auction at 1 p.m. The organizing committee is accepting donations for the auction. Call 502-320-5371 and leave message to make a donation for the auction or for more information regarding this event.
Project Linus blanket collection
Project Linus distributes blankets to children in cancer centers or who are seriously ill or traumatized in many ways. Help this cause by signing up to make a blanket for a child in need at 10 a.m.-noon on June 19 at the Shelby County Public Library on the first floor in the Hudson Room. Registration is required. Limit 35. For materials needed, call the library at 633-3803 ext. 11.
Board of Realtors golf scramble
The Shelbyville Board of Realtors’ golf scramble will be June 22 at the Shelbyville Country Club. Check-in, lunch and practice begins at 11:30 a.m., and the shotgun start will be at 1 p.m. The cost is $75 per player or $300 for a four-person team for 18 holes. Reservations will be taken on a first-come, first serve basis, and space is limited. Sponsorships include $100 per hole, $150 per range, $500 for lunch and $200 for putting green. For more information, contact Shawn Willard at 502-553-1880 or Danielle Wade 633-3335.
LeCompte reunion

The families of Carroll, Lemuel, Selbert and Norman LeCompte will have a reunion on June 24 at the Bagdad Ruritan Club building. For more information, call Brenda Reynolds (655-7825), Fred LeCompte (633-5911 or 321-3703).
Downtown Shelbyville concert series
The annual downtown Shelbyville concert series continues June 29 at 6 p.m. with Josh and Holly performing at the public parking lot between 6th and 7th streets. Carryin’ On performs at 7 p.m. June 30 at Fountain Square, across from the Shelby County Courthouse. For more information, contact Shelby Development Corporation at 633-5029.
Community fun festival
The Shelby County Health Department will host a community fun festival at 10 a.m.-1 p.m. June 30 at 615 11th Street in Shelbyville. There will be games, food and giveaways. For more information, contact Amber Smith at 633-1243 or 220-3765.
Finchville Ruritan yard sale
The Finchville Ruritan Club will have its annual yard sale on July 5-8. To set up a booth, call 834-7754. The Shelby County Car Club will have the sixth annual Finchville car show at 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on July 8. 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.
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 July 6 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.
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.
Forum audition 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.

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.
Adult classes scheduled
The JCTC Adult Education Program in Shelby County offers free programs for adults. Individuals seeking a GED can study at their own pace or attend classes; skill review – to read better, improve writing skills, or brush up on math to get a better job or prepare for college; national career readiness certification – verify your skills in three key areas that are important to employers; paraeducator – providing the necessary training and testing to help individuals who plan to work in the school systems as an instructional assistant; English as a second language (ESL). GED test is free until June 20. Call or stop by for information at the following locations:  JCTC Shelby County Campus, 1361 Frankfort Road, room 125, 633-5524 extension 33669, Monday-Thursday 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Wednesdays and Thursdays 4:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.; Shelby County Public Library, 309 Eighth Street, 633-3803, Monday 1 p.m.-4 p.m., Wednesday and Friday 10 a.m.-1 p.m.; and St. James Episcopal Church (ESL service only), 222 Main Street, 502-220-9121, Monday and Wednesday 9 a.m.-11 a.m., Tuesday and Thursday 6 p.m.-8 p.m.
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.

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.