Datebook: November 9, 2011

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By Sharon Warner

Public meetings
Shelby County Board of Education meets at 6 p.m. Thursday at the central office on Main Street in Shelbyville.
Shelby County Fiscal Court  meets at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Stratton Center, 215 Washington St. Tuesday.
Triple S. Planning and Zoning meets at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Stratton Center.
The Simpsonville City Commission meets 8:30 a.m. today at City Hall.

This week
‘No Lost Cause’ to be shown
The award winning local independent film No Lost Cause, directed by Ashley Raymer-Brown and Rachael Yeager, will be shown at 6:30 p.m. today at the Shelby County Public Library’s Hudson Room. Admission is free. The DVD will be for sale at the Celebration of Lights on Nov. 12 in front of Fat Tony’s Restaurant. Visit www.NoLostCause.weebly.com or contact proverbfilms@yahoo.com for more information.
Kiwanis Club
The Kiwanis Club of Shelbyville meets noon Thursday at the Stratton Community Center. Our guest speaker will be Pat Murphy with Shelbyville-Shelby County CrimeStoppers. Additionally, U.S. Rep. Brett Guthrie will be bringing brief remarks and an opportunity to meet with him following the meeting. Lunch is provided and guests are welcome. Call 633-3750 to make a luncheon reservation.
Waddy Ruritan
Waddy Ruritan Club meets at 7 p.m. Thursday.
Finchville Ruritan
Finchville Ruritan club meets at 7 p.m. Thursday.
Intro to Super Saving Couponing
Intro to Super Saving Couponing will be 6-8 p.m. Thursday in the Hudson Room on the first floor of the Shelby County Public Library. This is a free class. Learn tips and tricks of couponing and develop savvy shopping skills to help stretch your family budget. Registration is required with a limit of 50. Call 502-633-3803 or E-mail marketing@scplibrary.net to register.
Garden club picnic fundraiser
The Four Seasons Garden Club is holding its traditional French Picnic and Auction at 9:30 a.m. Thursday at the Shelby County Community Theatre. The cost is $15, which includes a French picnic lunch featuring homemade soup, sandwiches and cookies. All beverages are included. There also will be a live auction fundraiser, with proceeds going to fund beautification projects. Reservations are suggested. Call Lindsay Sowell at 502  593-3768.
Craft fair and chili supper
Crafts for Christ at Simpsonville Baptist Church will have a craft fair and chili supper at 5:30-8:30 p.m. Friday in the family life center at the church. Proceeds will go toward offsetting expenses for those church members going on mission trips during this next year. The chili supper will consist to chili, sandwiches, tea or lemonade and dessert. The cost is a donation to help with the mission trips to Honduras and Kenya. The craft fair has many items to purchase for children and adults.  Christmas items, some baby and children items and miscellaneous items will be available.  Proceeds for the craft items will also go toward the mission trips.
Potato Bake at Centenary
The annual Potato Bake at Centenary United Methodist Church will be 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Friday. There will be fixings for potatoes, various salads and desserts plus a booth of baked and preserved goodies.  Carry out is available. To place an order, call 633-4510 at 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday and 9 a.m.-2 p.m. on Friday.
Celebration of Lights
Downtown Shelbyville’s Celebration of Lights, the lighting of the city’s Christmas tree and the beginning of the holiday season, will be Saturday. Festivities – which include music, rides, food and open stores – will begin at 3 p.m., with the switch on the tree across from the Shelby County Courthouse being thrown at 6 p.m.
Wakefield-Scearce holiday season
Welcome the Season will be 10 a.m.-5 p.m. through Saturday at Wakefield-Scearce Galleries. Stroll through the festive galleries and shops at Science Hill. Special artists on location will be Julie Wear, fine equine china; Rebecca Ray Designs, American culture handbags; and Rosemary Young of RoBags, unique hand-felted ladies accessories. Reserve lunch at Science Hill Inn by calling 633-2825.
Trims and Whims
The annual Trims and Whims holiday craft show and tea room will be held Saturday through Sunday at Wright Elementary School. The show will be open 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. on Nov. 12 and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. on Nov. 13.
Auction and chili supper
Bethesda Church of God will have it’s annual auction and chili supper 5 p.m. Saturday at the Stratton Center. The chili supper will be $7 for adults and children under 6-years-old eat free. The menu includes various types of chili, hot dog, chips, peanut butter crackers and a drink and dessert. The auction includes furniture, electronics, homemade quilt, TV, collectable knives, microwave, small kitchen appliances, dinner tickets, hotel reservation, dishes, home décor, bicycles, toys, gift cards/certificates, pizzas, homemade cakes and pies and more. A surprise will be in store the day of the auction.
Nature craft day
Nature craft day for children will start in November on the second Saturday of each month from noon-4 p.m. at the Miller Outdoor Education Center at Red Orchard Park. They event is free. E-mail clearcreektrailblazers@hotmail.com or www.facebook.com/clearcreektrailblazers for more information.
Alternative gift-giving market
The First Presbyterian Church at 629 Main in Shelbyville is hosting its sixth annual alternative gift market 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. on Sunday. There will be local friends there to represent about 20 local and international charities and organizations to make your gift-giving give twice this year. Come at 8:30 a.m. for breakfast.
Veterans Day worship
Masonic Home of Shelbyville will host a Veterans Day worship service 10 a.m. Sunday in the chapel at Masonic Home, 711 Frankfort Road. Evangelist Harold Stateman, a decorated veteran of the Vietnam War, is the featured speaker. For more information call Anne Kuhn at Masonic Home 502-513-1858.
Operation Christmas
Child collections
Collections for Operation Christmas Child will be through Sunday at Clayvillage Baptist Church. For additional information contact Rev. Lee Bolton at 502-321-2757. Families interested in the Operation Christmas Child Packing Party can contact Tara Clark at 502-487-1355.
Wingate Lodge
Wingate Lodge 161 F & AM meets 7:30 p.m. Monday at the lodge in Simpsonville.
Extreme makeover – holiday recipe edition
As part of November’s National Diabetes Awareness Month, there will be a special program at 10 a.m. on Monday at the Shelby County Extension Office. Participants will learn about healthy lifestyle habits to prevent and/or manage diabetes. The program will include cooking demonstrations, food sampling, free recipes and answers to your questions. To register for this free program, call 633-4593.
2012 Project Graduation meeting
Parents of juniors and seniors from Collins and Shelby County high schools are needed to attend the next meeting for 2012 Project Graduation, at 6:30 p.m. Monday at Shelbyville City Hall, 315 Washington St. Contact Kendra Hayes at 502-655-0613 or Kendrahayes@hotmail.com if you can’t attend but want to be involved.
SCHS ’72 reunion meeting
A Shelby County High School Class of 1972 will have a reunion-planning meeting at 7:30 p.m. Monday at Olive Branch Methodist Church on Zaring Mill Road. All class alumni are invited to help plan the 40th reunion. Bring photos for a slideshow and a senior picture if your photo did not appear in the class annual. Call 834-7767 for more information.
Christmas Child Shoe Box
Samaritan’s Purse Operation Christmas Child Shoe Box Collection week is Nov. 14-20 at Shelby Christian Church. The relay center’s hours will be 4-8 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday and noon-6 p.m. Sunday You simply wrap an empty shoe box (lid separately or use a small plastic shoebox). Determine whether your gift will be for a boy or girl and the child’s age category – 2-4, 5-9 or 10-14. For more information, or group materials, contact Alan or De’Anna Clark at 502-232-8722.
Jennie C. Benedict Circle
The Jennie C Benedict Circle meets noon Tuesday of the month at various members’ homes. Contact Zerilda Frantz, president at 502-633-4490.
Kingsway Circle
The Kingsway Circle meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday of the month in the King’s Daughters and Sons conference room at Jewish Hospital Shelbyville. Contact Barbara Scott, president, at 502-633-2843.
Crawford speaking at library
Visit the Shelby County Public Library at 10 a.m. on Tuesday for refreshments and to hear author Byron Crawford, who will speak and autograph his book Kentucky Footnotes. This event is sponsored by the Shelby County Extension Homemakers. Call 633-4593 for more information.
Grove Hill no-walking tour
Assisted Living residents and others are invited to this special, no-walking tour of Grove Hill Cemetery at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the chapel off Old Mount Eden Road. The cost is $5 per attendee that includes cookies and hot chocolate. Duanne Puckett and Mike Harrod present the biographies of some of the historic figures who rest in Grove Hill. Reservations for available seating is required. Contact Bonnie Burks Gray at 502-633-6941 or bawg@bawg.biz. Donations are welcomed.
Extension Office open house
Everyone is invited to an open house at the Shelby County Extension Office at 3-7 p.m. on Tuesday. Refreshments will be served, and there will be tours and demonstrations along with prizes. For more information, call the Shelby County Extension Office at 633-4593.
Bird count workshops
Horace Brown will speak about the Christmas Bird Count Program, and Joan Brown will talk about the Backyard Bird Count and how you can participate at 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday at the Miller Outdoor Education Center in Red Orchard Park. Both these national programs help track bird population trends, so by counting birds right here in Shelby County you can help Cornell University in its research. E-mail clearcreektrailblazers@hotmail.com or www.facebook.com/clearcreektrailblazers for more information.
Job training for seniors
Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) of The Northern Kentucky Community Action Commission will be accepting applications for unemployed workers 55 and older who need to build skills and work experience that could make finding a job easier. Applicants who are placed in a local learning/training site will be trained up to 20 hours a week and will be reimbursed for their training at the rate of $7.25 per hour. The training will be 10 a.m.-noon Tuesday at The Kentucky Career Center, Office of Employment and Training, 31 Mt. Rushmore Ct. in Shelbyville. Proof of family income and a photo ID must be provided.
Christmas Miracles silent auction
Commonwealth Credit Union will join forces with the Daniel’s Care Program of Hospice of the Bluegrass for the eighth annual Christmas Miracles silent auction through 4 p.m. Tuesday. Area businesses and Commonwealth Credit Union employees have donated more than 220 gift baskets filled with lots of goodies and surprises. All proceeds will go to brighten the holiday of terminally ill children in our state. All bids will be placed at www.ccuky.org. Select Christmas Miracles to place your bid 24 hours a day and seven days a week. For more information, 800-228-6420 ext. 5229 or 502-564-4774 ext. 5229.

Next week
Learning Disabilities
Parents of Children with Learning Differences and Attention Difficulties meets at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Learning Disabilities Association of Kentucky, 2210 Goldsmith Lane, No. 118, Louisville. For additional information call the LDA office at 502-473-1256.
Cropper Ruritan
Cropper Ruritan Club meets at 7 p.m. Thursday.
Guardian Angels Junior Circle
The Guardian Angels Junior Circle meets the third Thursday of the month at Jewish Hospital Shelbyville KDS Conference Room at 7 p.m. Contact Cecilia A. Piccini, junior leader, 502-647-3853 or ceciliaapiccini@msn.com. Members are ages birth to 17.
Shelby County retired teachers meeting
The Shelby County Retired Teachers Association meets at 2 p.m. on Nov. 17 at the Stratton Center. The speaker for the program will be James Neihof, superintendent of the Shelby County Public Schools, who will update us on things that are happening in the school district and will answer questions from the audience. Reservations are not necessary, and a dessert and drink will be served compliments of the retired teachers. There is no charge and the meeting is open to the public. For more information contact Sam Chandler at 633-6595. Registration will begin at 1:30 p.m.
Driver safety program
AARP Driver Safety Program will be 1-5 p.m. Nov. 17 and 28 at the Shelby County Extension Office. Drivers ages 55 and older can choose to attend either day.  Participants will learn how to adjust their driving to age-related changes in vision, hearing and reaction time. There are no tests and no behind the wheel driving. Check with your auto insurance to find out the reduction in costs you will receive by completing this class. The class is free to all veterans and their spouses during the month of November. For other drivers the cost is $12 for AARP members and $14 for nonmembers. For more information and to reserve a seat in the class, call 633-4593.
Eastern Star
Shelby Chapter 170 Order of the Eastern Star meets at Solomon Lodge at 7:30 p.m. Friday.
Benefit for April Sweet
A benefit will be Nov. 18 at Fusion Bar & Grill at the Tractor Supply Shopping Center for April Sweet, who is being treated for cancer and has many medical bills. Her friends and co-workers at Amcor in Shelbyville will have an individual pool tournament that begins at 6:30 p.m., with entries by 5 p.m.  At 6 p.m. a Calcutta will take place. The winner of the pool tournament will receive 25 percent of the buy-ins at a donation of $20 per person. The Calcutta winner will receive 25 percent of all funds raised. There is a $5 door charge.  From 7-10 p.m. DJ Kentucky Karaoke will be onsite providing music and then at 10 p.m. the karaoke contest will begin for a $3 donation per entry.
Kids Korner
Centenary United Methodist Church hosts Kids Korner at 10 a.m.-noon on Saturday for K-fifth grade children who are on the free/reduced meals program. The children enter the facility from the 5th-and- Washington Street door and are given an opportunity to share in games, crafts, stories and fellowship before enjoying a hot meal and being sent home with a take-home-snack-sack. There will be special activities for parents. For those who do not have transportation, call 633-4510 by noon Friday.
Light Up Simpsonville
The annual holiday lighting/chili supper will be held Nov. 19 in front of the Simpsonville Community Center. The lighting ceremony will begin at 6:05 p.m., and the dinner will be available at 6:15. There will be other activities as well.
Holiday bazaar
The Shelby County Fire/Rescue Ladies Auxiliary Holiday Bazaar is 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 19 at the Shelby County Fire Department, 200 Alpine Drive. For more information and to set up a booth, contact Katie Pryor at 502-480-6251 or email at katie.pryor@insightbb.com.
Turkey Trot road race
Leadership Shelby will sponsor the sixth annual Turkey Trot on Nov. 19 at 6th and Main streets in Shelbyville. Packet pickup and registration will be 7:30-8:15 a.m. The race will begin at 8:30 a.m. Entry fee is $20 if received before Nov. 8 or $25 afterwards and on race day. Student group rate is $10 per person. Visit active.com to register.
Christmas craft/gift show
A Christmas craft and gift show with a soup luncheon will be 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 19 at the Bagdad Ruritan Club. To be a vendor or for more information call Norma Bailey at 321-4944.
Bird feeders workshop
The Clear Creek Trailblazers will build platform bird-feeders for participants to take home at 9 a.m.-noon on Nov. 19. Many birds prefer to feed from these simple feeders. Pre-registration is required and a $5 fee applies. E-mail clearcreektrailblazers@hotmail.com or www.facebook.com/clearcreektrailblazers for more information.
Scouting for food
Boy Scouts will be in neighborhoods starting at 8:30 a.m. on Nov. 19 to collect non-perishable food items. Food collected will help local food pantries feed the hungry. Food can also be dropped off at any Kroger store. No glass containers.

Christmas in Mount Eden
The annual Christmas celebration in Mount Eden will be 5-8 p.m. Dec. 2 at the Mount Eden Ruritan Club. The event will include chili, homemade pies, gospel singing, trolley rides, a visit from Santa and of course the county’s largest snowman.
Christmas parade
The Shelby County Christmas parade will be 10 a.m. Dec. 3, with a theme of “An American Red, White and Blue Christmas.” In honor of the 10th anniversary of Sept. 11, the theme pays tribute to everyone who has dedicated themselves to our country in the past and present. Gary Tapp will be the grand marshal. Floats will be judged for best demonstration of the theme in the categories of Government/Government Entity, Business/Industry, Churches/Schools, and Civic Groups.  Shelby County Judge-Executive Rob Rothenburger will present the Shelby County Government Award, Mayor Tom Hardesty will present the City of Shelbyville Award. The Grand Champion Overall Award will be judged from the winners of all categories combined. To enter a unit in the parade, call Shelby County fire department, 633-6648. There is no fee to enter the parade.
Jingle Bell Ball at Cornerstone
The Jingle Bell Ball will be 6 p.m. Dec. 3 at Cornerstone Christian Academy, 3850 Frankfort Road. Events include dinner, dancing and live and silent auctions. Tickets are $35 for adults (11 and up), and $15 for children, 10 and under. Live big band style music will be performed by Kool Jazz Soundz. Visit www.CCAofKY.org for more details.
Christmas in Harrisonville
Harrisonville Pentecostal Church will host the third annual Christmas in Harrisonville fundraiser at 4-8  p.m. Dec. 3. There will be a Cowboys in Christ in concert, a basket auction, Christmas shop and vendor booths, Homemade soup will be served.
San-N-Tone horse show series
The San-N-Tone horse show series for 2011-12 will be 9 a.m. Dec. 4, Jan. 8, Feb. 5 and March 4 at the Shelby County Fairgrounds (indoor arena). Classes entered by Thursday before the show (no phone entries please) will be $10 per class. It’s $12 the day of the show; stalls are $20; and grounds fee $5. For more information, contact Sandy Stewart 502-241-1262 (voicemail) or 502-722-9330, E-mail SANNTONESHOW@yahoo.com or visit www.san-n-tone.com.
The FAC Challenge’ boot camp
The Challenge Boot camp is an 8-week fitness challenge to lose weight, inches and body fat while participating in a two-month intense fitness boot camp. The 16-class camp is through Dec. 13. The person who loses the most body fat at the end of the camp will receive a free two-month boot camp package and the person who loses the most weight will receive a free 3-month membership at the FAC. The camp is 9:30-10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Family Activity Center. The cost is $120 for members and $150 for non-members. To register contact Cathy Wilhoit, ACSM certified personal trainer, 502-321-8576 or journeytowellness@live.com.
Relay for Life kickoff
The Shelby County Relay for Life chili cook-off kickoff for the entire community will be 6-9 p.m. Jan. 6 at the Stratton Center. Relay is scheduled for May 19. For more information, visit relayforlife.org/shelbyky.
East Middle SBDM schedule
East Middle School’s Site-Based Decision-Making Council has set its regular meeting schedule for the second semester of the 2011-2012 school year. Meetings will be held in the school library/media center. The schedule will be 5 p.m. Jan. 10, Feb. 7, March 13, April 17 and May 8.
Habitat housing
Habitat for Humanity is currently accepting applications through January 2012 for acceptance into our program where you can purchase your own home by partnering with Habitat. Interested families or individuals can obtain an application by visiting our website www.habitatshelbyky.org and downloading the application or call 502-633-5518. The applications must be mailed to P.O. Box 728 Shelbyville, Ky. 40066.

Leaf pickup
The Shelbyville Department of Public Works will offer bagged leaf pick-up within the city limits today through Dec. 30. Leaves must be bagged in strong garbage bags and tied with a 50-pound weight capacity. They should be placed on the curb, not blocking the sidewalk or street. Call 633-1094 to get on the list for pick-up.
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.
Beginner knitting class
Beginner knitting classes will be held at 6-7:30 p.m. on Nov. 14, 21 and 28 at the Shelby County Public Library. Participants will need to bring a pair of size eight bamboo needles, one skein of yarn and a pair of scissors. Registration is required with a limit of 15 for ages 18-years and older. For more information E-mail marketing@scplibrary.net or visit www.scplibrary.net.
Line dancing classes at library
Line dancing classes will be held today, Nov. 9, 16, 30; Dec. 7, 14, 28; Jan. 4, 11, 18, 25 at the Shelby County Public Library, with Bob Devers as the instructor. For more information call 633-3803, E-mail marketing@scplibrary.net or visit www.scplibrary.net.
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).
MOPS meetings
MOPS: Mothers of Preschoolers meets at 9:30-11:30 a.m. Nov. 15 at Shelby Christian Church and 6-7:30 p.m. the first Wednesday of each month at First Baptist Church Shelbyville. Free childcare is provided for the moms attending the meetings. The children are divided into age-appropriate classes. Nursing infants may remain with moms. On Wednesdays, a family meal is offered at 5-5:45 p.m. for $5 per adult, and children eat free. Mothers of Preschoolers is a program designed to nurture mothers with children from infancy through kindergarten.
Story hour at the library
Story hour registration is now going on at the Shelby County Public Library. Registration is required. Call 633-3803, E-mail: youthservices@scplibrary.net or come into the Library to register. These programs fill up fast so don’t delay. The schedule will be 10-10:30 a.m. for birth to 2-year-olds, Baby Time with Elaine; 11-11:35 a.m. for ages 2 to 6-year-olds, story time with Elaine, no registration required; teen and ‘tween programming with Sherry Bogard on Tuesdays. Wednesdays’ schedule with Bogard is Toddler Time, 10-10:35 a.m., 11-11:35 a.m. and 1:30-2:15 p.m. for ages 2 to 3-year-olds; and Afterschool, 4-4:45 p.m., for kindergarten through fifth grade. On Thursday will be Baby Time, 9:30-10 a.m. and 10:30-11 a.m., for ages birth to 2-year-olds, and Preschool, 1:30-2:15 p.m. for 4- to 5-year-olds.
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.
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/.
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.
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
Spinning class
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.
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.
Rotary Club
Shelbyville Rotary Club meets at noon every Tuesday at Centenary United Methodist Church.
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.
Holiday camp
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.
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.

Walnuts at Red Orchard
Red Orchard has 16 barrels of walnuts, and they are free to the public. Call 633-5059 for more information.
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.
Artist on Main
Shelby Artist 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
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. Visit www.clearcreektrailblazers.org or https://www.facebook.com/clearcreektrailblazers for more information.
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.
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.
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.
Business events
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 eilene.collins@shelbydevcorp.com, mailed to P.O. Box 1256 Shelbyville or faxed to 633-7501.