Datebook: June 12, 2013

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This week
Dig into reading at library
Tom Sparough, known as “Space Painter,” a professional entertainer, will be the guest at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. today at the Shelby County Public Library. The “Dig into reading” special event will have jugging, storytelling and fun. For more information, contact 633-3803.
Shelby County Fair
The Shelby County Fair will be Thursday through June 22 at the Shelby County Fairgrounds.
Kiwanis Club
The Kiwanis Club of Shelbyville meets at noon Thursday at Stratton Community Center in Shelbyville. 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.
The Shelby County Beekeepers Association meets 7 p.m. Friday at the Shelby County Extension Office. For more information, call Tana Peers at 502-257-2557, E-mail tana.peers@insightbb.com or Danny Keeton at 502-647-3252, E-mail demond072@msn.com.
Finchville Ruritan
Finchville Ruritan club meets at 7 p.m. Friday.
Diabetes meetings
The KIPDA Rural Diabetes Coalition’s Shelby County group meets 1-2 p.m. Friday at the Shelby County Extension Office. For more information, contact Elaina Burks, Shelby County community organizer, at 502-417-8600 or shelbykipda@insightbb.com.
Chamber networking breakfast
The Shelby County Chamber of Commerce will have a breakfast and networking event from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Friday at the Shelby County Public Library, 309 8th Street. The event is free. For more information, contact Rosemary Riggs roriggs1@aol.com or visit www.leadershipshelby.com.
Cub Scouts day camp
Cub Scouts will have its annual day camp at Lake Shelby from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. through Friday. Lunch will be provided at 11:30 a.m. daily. Volunteer orientation will be at Lake Shelby Park at 1 p.m. on June 9. Early check in and anyone interested in signing up their son for day camp who is not currently a Scout can do so on from 1 to 4 p.m. on this day. Bring a file copy of your insurance card.  For more information, contact Dan Cerlan, day camp director, at 502-417-9560 dcerlan@gmail.com.
‘Falling down’ program
A “Don’t Let a Fall Get You Down” program will be held from noon to 2 p.m. Friday at the Shelby County Extension Office, 1117 Frankfort Road. Learn tips for preventing falls in the home and how to improve strength, balance and flexibility to prevent and manage falls. For more information, call 633-4593.
Knit day at Sixth and Main Coffeehouse
The opening celebration of the Yarn Wagon Mobile Knitting Supplies in conjunction with worldwide Knit in Public Day will be from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday at Sixth and Main Coffeehouse in Shelbyville. Bring your knitting and crafting projects. For more information, contact Kathryn Griseto, event coordinator, at 502-647-7751.
Intro to fly tying
Lynn Chesser will provide an introduction to fly tying from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Miller Outdoor Education Center. Participants will learn to how to tie a simple bluegill jig. All donations welcome and will go toward covering the cost of materials. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/clearcreektrailblazers or clearcreektrailblazers@hotmail.com.
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.
Goodlett family reunion
The Lester and Sarah Goodlett family reunion will be from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday at Misty Valley Wedding Chapel in Shelbyville. Bring a favorite dish and drink and old or new pictures to share. There is a creek for the children to enjoy, but they must wear shoes. For more information, contact Sharon at 502-834-7448.
Auditions for ‘Jack and the Giant’
Shelby County Community Theatre will be hold auditions for its youth production, Jack and the Giant, from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday and from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the theater. Parts are available for children ages 7 to 14. Auditioners will be asked to sing a song unaccompanied and read a passage from the script. The play is directed by James Ray Morgan. SCCT is located at 801 Main Street. For more information, call 502-633-0222.
Corpus Christi yard sale
Corpus Christi Academy will have a yard sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at 7010 Shelbyville Road in Simpsonville. All proceeds will benefit the academy.
Jazzercize at St. James

Jazzercise Shelbyville will have free, 60-minute classes each Saturday and Sunday the month of June at St. James Episcopal Church 222 N. Main Street Suite B. For further information, visit Jazzercise.com or call 501-655-1097.
Wingate Lodge
Wingate Lodge 161 F & AM meets 7:30 p.m. Monday at the lodge in Simpsonville.
Grief recovery support
Grief recovery and suicide loss recovery groups will meet at 7:15 p.m. Monday at Pleasureville Baptist Church. Groups are free to the community and led by a licensed therapist. It is not required to share during group – come and listen. For more information, contact Roni Beth Mulcahy at 502-518-0095 or E-mail pbc.counseling@yahoo.com.
Blood drives
Blood drives in Shelby County will be at from 2 to 7 p.m. Monday at Simpsonville City Hall, 108 Old Veechdale Road; 1 to 7 p.m. on June 24 at Zaxby’s of Shelbyville, 1980 Midland Trail; 2 to 7 p.m. on June 25 at First Christian Church, 1000 Eminence Pike, Shelbyville; from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on June 28 at the  Shelby County Cooperative Extension, 1117 Frankfort Road; and from 3 to 7 p.m. on June 28 at Cashland, 1607 Midland Trail.

Next week
Optimist Club
Shelby County Optimist Club meets Monday at the Multi-purpose Community Action Senior Center at 207 Washington Street. For further information, call Lise Sageser at 321-1805.
CHS softball camp
The Collins High School softball camp will be from 9 a.m to noon Monday through June 19 at the Collins High School field. The cost is $45.
Jennie C. Benedict Circle
Jennie C. Benedict Circle of The International Order of The King’s Daughters and Sons meets at noon on Tuesday. For more information call Jean M. Donovan, past president, at 633-3011.
Kingsway Circle
The Kingsway Circle meets at 7 p.m. on Tuesday in the King’s Daughters and Sons conference room at Jewish Hospital Shelbyville. Contact Barbara Scott, president, at 502-633-2843.
Espressonomics at Sixth and Main Coffeehouse
Lance Minnis will host Espressonomics from 7:30 to 9 a.m. June 18, a free, casual monthly discussion about financial topics of the day. The discussion will be driven by the participants. For more information, contact Kathryn Griseto, event coordinator, at 502-647-7751.
Cambo the clown at library
Cambo the Clown, a professional clown, will visit the Shelby County Public Library at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. on June 19. He will have magic tricks, juggling, laughing and balloon animals. For more information, contact 633-3803.
Turtle power at park
Family Movie Night at Red Orchard Park will be from 6 to 10 p.m. June 19. This month’s feature presentation is the 1990 classic Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. The Miller Outdoor Education Center will be open from 6 to 8 p.m. for the unveiling of the new box turtle habitat with a special presentation from EKU intern Justin Hamilton. The movie will start at 8:30 p.m. Kids are free. A donation of $5 for adults is suggested. Concessions will be available as well. All proceeds go towards future activities and displays in the Miller Outdoor Education Center. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/clearcreektrailblazers or clearcreektrailblazers@hotmail.com.
Learning Disabilities
Parents of Children with Learning Differences and Attention Difficulties meets at 7 p.m. June 20 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. June 20.
Collins TSA fundraiser
Collins High School students won first place at the state Technology Student Association competition, which qualified them to attend the national TSA competition in Orlando, Fla., from June 28 to July 2. The team will have a fundraiser at Applebees in Middletown on June 20. To receive 15 percent off the bill, contact Jennifer at sjrjanderson@att.net.
Guardian Angels Junior Circle
The Guardian Angels Junior Circle meets June 20 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.
Business basics workshop
The Shelby County Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a seminar for small business owners or those who are considering starting a business. “Business Basics” will be from 8 to 10 a.m. June 20 at  Creative-Image Technologies, 211 Breighton Circle, No. 8 in Shelbyville. Registration can be done by visiting www.ShelbyCountyKyChamber.com  or by calling the Chamber at 502-633-1636. A light breakfast will be provided.  Although there is no fee to attend, reservations are required.  
Lake Shelby fish fry
The monthly Lake Shelby Fish Fry will be from 5 p.m.-7:30 p.m. June 21 at the Lake Shelby boating area. Plates are $8.50 & include piece of fish, potato wedges, cole slaw, hush puppies, drink & dessert. Items may be purchased individually, and children’s plates are available.
Eastern Star
Shelby Chapter 170 Order of the Eastern Star meets at Solomon Lodge at 7:30 p.m. June 21.
Car Club cruise at the fair
The Shelby County Car Club will have its cruise of vintage vehicles from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 22 at Shelby County Fairgrounds during the Shelby County Fair.
Yamuna workshop
Beth McCoun will have a Yamuna “leg flexibility” workshop at 2-4 p.m. June 23 in the aerobics room of the Family Activity Center at Clear Creek Park. Register at the FAC front desk by June 21. Pre-registration and payment is required, $10 for members and $15 for non-members. For more information, call 633-5059.

Moonlight Big Band concert
Dance to the music of the Moonlight Big Band at the My Old Kentucky Home State Park Rotunda, Bardstown, from 7:30 to 10 p.m. on June 24. Pack your picnic basket and lawn chairs and spend an evening under the stars with the sounds of Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey and more. The annual event is a fundraiser 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 502-348-8973.
Shelby Christian basketball camp
Shelby Christian Church will host a basketball camp for students entering second through eighth grades from June 24 to 27. The second-through-fifth-grade camp will be from 9 a.m. to noon; sixth-through-eighth-grade, noon to 3 p.m. The instructor is Jaye Collins, and the cost is $60 for each camper, which includes a T-shirt. Registration forms are available at Shelby Christian Church, 2375 Frankfort Road, Shelbyville.
Crafts program at library
The Shelby County Public Library will sponsor crafts for preschoolers to teens at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on June 26. A variety of crafts will be available. For more information, call 633-3803.
Project Graduation golf scramble
Project Graduation will host its 2013 golf scramble on June 28 at the Shelby County Country Club. Lunch is at 11:30 a.m., and there will be a shotgun start at 1 p.m. For those non-golfers, attendees can have lunch ($5 per person for those not playing) and participate in a silent auction. Proceeds from the event will support Project Graduation for Shelby County schools. For more information, contact Danielle Wade at 502-321-2292 or shelbyvilleboardofrealtors@gmail.com.
Wingate Lodge fish fry
Wingate Lodge No. 161 in Simpsonville will host a fish fry at 5-8 p.m. on June 28. The menu includes fish, three sides (fries, baked beans, slaw, macaroni and cheese), drink and dessert for $8.
Downtown Shelbyville concert series
The annual downtown Shelbyville concert series will be at 7 p.m. (except for July 26) Saturday nights this summer at 5th and Main streets in downtown Shelbyville. Shows will be June 29, ACT III; July 26 (at 6 p.m.), Will Husband; July 27, Nobodyz Bizzness (with Shelby County Car Club show as part of Shelbyville Horse Show Jubilee); Aug. 24, New Breed; Sept. 7, Hard Rock City (including car cruise). For more information, contact Shelby Development Corporation at 633-5029 or visit http://shelbydevcorp.com/special-events.
Kids in the Kitchen program
Youth from ages 5 to 12 are invited to participate in the Kids in the Kitchen learning adventure, a hands-on cooking experiences and nutritional education at the Shelby County Extension Office. Registration is required for this free program on June 28. Call 633-4593 to reserve a spot in the 9 to 11 a.m. session or the repeat 12 to 2 p.m. session. Space is limited.
Family festival at Olive Branch
Olive Branch United Methodist Church, located at 6383 Zaring Mill Road, will host a Family and Friends Fun Festival on June 29. Events include inflatables for the children, face painting and other games. Booths will include crafts, jewelry and other things for sale. Food will include hot dogs and hamburgers grilled by the men, funnel cakes and fried green tomatoes. Gospel music shows can be heard throughout the day, beginning at 11 a.m., 2 p.m. and 6 p.m.
Author at coffeehouse
Terry Gordon, author of No Storm Lasts Forever will be at Sixth and Main Coffeehouse from noon to 2 p.m. on June 29 to talk about turning tragedy into insight, and he will sign copies of his book. For more information, call 502-647-7751 or visit www.6amcoffee.com.
Cardiologist speaks at Sixth and Main Coffeehouse
Dr. Terry A. Gordon, a Cleveland Clinic-trained cardiologist and a leading health advocate and author of No Storm Lasts Forever: Transforming Suffering Into Insight, will deliver a 60-minute keynote speech from noon to 2 p.m. on June 29 at the Sixth and Main Coffeehouse in Shelbyville. He will sign copies of his book before and after the speech. For more information, contact Kathryn Griseto, event coordinator, at 502-647-7751.
Kentucky Southern College reunion
The Kentucky Southern College reunion will be June 29. For more information, contact Pat Skelton at 502-633-4850.
Finchville Ruritan yard sale
The Finchville Ruritan Club will have a yard sale from July 5-7. Concessions will be available throughout the weekend. To rent a booth or for more information, call 502-834-7754.
Spencer County horse show
The Spencer County horse show will begin at 6 p.m. on July 6, Aug. 3, Sept. 7 and Oct. 5 at the fairgrounds. Gate admission is $2, and 6-year-olds and younger are free. For more information, contact Frank Rearden at 502-232-5138, Preston McDonald at 502-422-0176, Connie McDonald at 502-232-0739, Mary Lisby at 502-738-5388, Mae Rearden at 502-991-1505 or John Shouse at 502-437-7083.
Gold Wing Riders meeting
Shelbyville Saddlebred Wings, Chapter KY-H of the local Chapter of Gold Wing Road Riders Association, next will meet on July 12 at the Stratton Center has been canceled. The June meeting was canceled and the meeting for July 5 rescheduled. Social time is 6:30 p.m. The meeting starts at 7 p.m. The group welcomes all makes of bikes. For more information, visit www.saddlebredwings.org
Upward basketball camp
Upward Basketball Camp will be from 9 a.m. to noon July 15-19. The cost will be $40 per person and includes T-shirt, water bottle, basketball, poster and snacks. This camp is for children that are currently in kindergarten through fifth grade. The camp will be at Shelbyville First Baptist Church and led by Coach Chris Gaither and other coaches and players. Registration will be 9 am. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Shelbyville First Baptist Church office and will end June 28.
Production of ‘South Pacific’
Shelby County Community Theatre will have its production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s South Pacific on July 19-21 and 26-28. The play is directed by Cyndi Powell Skellie. The theater is located at 801 Main Street in Shelbyville. For more information, call 502-633-0222.
SCHS Class of 1978 reunion
The Shelby County High School Class of 1978 will have its 35th class reunion on July 20 at the pavilion at Gallrein Farm. Cocktails will be from 6 to 7 p.m. (BYOB with soft-drink mixers provided for a $5 cover charge), and dinner will be from 7 to 8:30 p.m. At 8:30 the reunion will be open to any member of the classes of 1977 and 1979 who would like to share memories and embellished stories with old friends. For more information, contact Anne Newton Raisor at 502-437-0353 or Raisor60@att.net, Sammy Cox at samiam821@gmail.com, Ruth First at rlh196001@gmail.com or go to class Facebook page “Shelby county class of 1978.”
SCHS Class of 1973 reunion
The Shelby County High School Class of 1973 will have its 40-year reunion on July 27 at the Cardinal Club in Simpsonville.  The celebration will begin from 6 to 7 p.m., and dinner will be served at 7 p.m. Music will be provided by Linzie Craig. The weekend will continue at 2 p.m. on July 28 at Red Orchard Park, 704 Kentucky Street. Bring your family, favorite dish, drinks, lawn chair and games. Meat, ice-cold water, lemonade and place settings will be provided. Send your reservation and payment by June 15 to SCHS Class of 1973, P.O. Box 401, Simpsonville, Ky. 40067.  For more information, contact Sherry Harris McDowell at 502-722-5378 or shorty.mcdowell@gmail.com, or Valerie Griffith Trapp at 859-620-0519 or valerieartlady@aol.com.
Long Run Massacre re-enactments
The Painted Stone Settlers Inc. will host the 15th annual Long Run Massacre and Floyd’s Defeat on Sept. 7 and 8 at Red Orchard Park. Heritage skills demonstrations, native American and settler camps, first person presentations and the main battle re-enactment will begin at 2 p.m. A special school day will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sept. 6. For more information, call 502-228-3746, 502-738-9435 or visit www.PaintedStoneSettlers.org.
SCHS Class of 1988 reunion
The Shelby County High School Class of 1988 will have a 25-year high school reunion Sept. 20 and 21. Tailgating will be Sept. 20, starting at 6 p.m. at the SCHS football game. Marc Stinson will be the grill master, and the senior football players from the Rockets Class AAAA state championship team will be recognized during halftime. Each player will be contacted about this recognition. A reunion dinner/get together will be on Sept. 21 with DJ Smurf aka Anthony Beckley at the Cardinal Club in Simpsonville. Updates are being sent out to classmates via the Class of 1988 Facebook pages, E-mail and text. We are still looking for some individuals in the class. Contact Jo Nell Marsh Eidson at 502-220-2682 or jedsn799@yahoo.com to be added to the E-mail or text list, get information on the Facebook pages or to update your contact information.
Finchville Fall Festival
The Finchville Ruritan Club’s annual fall festival will be Sept. 28 and 29. A country breakfast will be Saturday morning, and a chicken dinner will be served on Sunday. Concessions and games for the children will be available throughout the weekend. For more information, call 834-7754 or send an E-mail to grannykathy1957@bellsouth.net.

Free keyboarding class
Jefferson Community & Technical College Shelby Campus Adult Education is offering a free keyboarding class from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturdays through June 22. Space is limited. To register, call 502-213-3669. Located at 1361 Frankfort Road.
Armchair exercise class
A new six-week series of armchair exercises begins at the Shelby County Extension Office, 1117 Frankfort Road, through June 24. Classes will meet Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 10 to 11 a.m. The $20 payment can be paid the first day of class. These exercises are approved by the Arthritis Foundation. To register or for more information, call 633-4593.
Bible study at Highland
The Precept class at Highland Baptist Church in Shelbyville will have the study of Lamentations. The workbook is titled Hope and Healing in the Aftermath of Rebellion against God. The workbook, if you would like to use one, cost $6.75. Repeated classes will be 8:30-10:30 a.m. and 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Tuesdays through July 30. For more information or to sign up, call 633-3516.
Lake Shelby Fish Fry
A fish fry will be held at Lake Shelby every third Friday through September, beginning this week, from 5 to 7:30 p.m. The event will be held at the main shelter beside the lake. The cost is $8.50 per dinner and includes one piece of fish, potato wedges, cole slaw, hush puppies, a drink and dessert. Additional side items can also be purchased. Children’s plates are also available.
Farmers’ market open
The Shelby County Farmers’ Market is open from 8 a.m. to noon every Saturday through October at the Coots barn, Shelby County Fairgrounds, 1513 Midland Trail. Come meet local vendors with wonderful fresh produce of many kinds, eggs, jams, jellies, baked goods, honey, cut flowers, perennials, shrubs and trees, as well as handmade soap, jewelry, pottery, yarn goods, and more, including live music by the “Farmer’s Market Jammers.” The market family and customers are welcome back for a fresh “taste” of Shelby County. “Like” us on Facebook, visit https://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/Shelby-County-Kentucky-Farmers-Market/173755406108757?fref=ts.
Free GED classes
The current GED version is expiring at the end of 2013. New classes are forming now at the Shelby County Adult Education Center, 1361 Frankfort Road. To register, call 502-213-3669.
ALC classes with Spanish
A Spanish translator is now available at all classes at A Loving Choice Pregnancy Center, 711 from 5 to 6 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays and from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the girls’ night out program on the first Thursday of each month. If moms attend any of our classes, free babysitting is offered for the first 16 children registered. For details, contact Sandy McGill at 502-647-0300 or E-mail sandymcgill@insightbb.com.
JCTC Adult Education program
Extended GED class hours at Jefferson Community and Technical College Shelby County Adult Education offers extended GED class hours from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday and Wednesday; 9 a.m. to 6:45 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday; and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday in room 125 of JCTC. Classes will be noon to 4 p.m. Monday and 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday and Friday at the Shelby County Public Library. For more information, call 502-213-3669.
MOPS meeting
MOPS: Mothers of Preschoolers meets at 6-7:30 p.m. the first Wednesday of each month September through May at First Baptist Church Shelbyville in room 300. MOPS also meets at Shelby Christian Church the second Tuesday of each month September through May in the room across from the nursery. Visit shelbychristianmops.org for more information. 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 $6 per adult, and $1 per child. Mothers of Preschoolers is a program designed to nurture mothers with children from infancy through kindergarten.
Drug/alcohol recovery
Celebrate Recovery is a Christian-based Drug and Alcohol Recovery at the First Baptist Church, across from the Shelby County 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.
Spay/neuter clinics
Operation CatSnip monthly spay/neuter clinics with a financial donation for Shelby County. Dogs will not be accepted. For more information, call or text 502-220-0271, or E-mail ocki@insightbb.com.
Certified nurse’s aide training
The Shelby County Campus of Jefferson Community and Technical College will offer an evening certification class for Certified Nurse’s Aids, including 3 hours of college credit. For more information, contact the Shelby County Campus at 502-213-3626 or stop by Room 118 at the campus to pick up an enrollment packet.
Shelby Christian group exercise class
Group exercise classes at Shelby Christian Church, led by Patty Sweasy, are Mondays and Thursdays. Abdominal exercise class is at 6 p.m. for $3 per class. Aerobics classes are at 6:30 p.m. on Mondays and strength/cardio circuit classes are on Thursdays. Both are $5 per class or $30 for a prepaid card for 10 classes. For more information, send an E-mail to psweasy@shelbywireless.net.
T.R.A.I.L. volunteers needed
Volunteers are needed to assist with therapeutic riding lessons at T.R.A.I.L. (Therapeutic Riding Association Inc. of Louisville), which is located at 4090 Webb Road in Simpsonville. If you like horses, and/or enjoy working with special needs children and adults, this is for you. For more information, contact Nathalie Green at 502-876-7844.
Igleheart Exhibit display
The Shelby County Historical Society displays the Igleheart Exhibit at 627 Main St. in Shelbyville. This exhibit includes various arrowheads, as well as a glimpse of early Native American life. The arrowheads have been compiled and researched by the University of Kentucky Department of Anthropology. The exhibit museum is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursdays and Fridays. This is free and open to the public. The exhibit is scheduled through the summer. For more information, call 502-844-2277.
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.
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 Operation Care, 708 Main Street. The applications must be mailed to HFH of Shelby County, P.O. Box 728, Shelbyville, 40066. Habitat is currently looking for active members who are interested in getting involved with Habitat.  Whether you have an interest in swinging a hammer or a more behind the scenes approach of being on a committee contact Amy at 633-5518.
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.
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.
Zumba at the library
Tiffany Fisher will be the instructor for Zumba 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Fridays 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.
Yoga for seniors
A free yoga class for seniors, 50 years and older, will be at noon-1 p.m. on Mondays and 1-2 p.m. on Thursdays at the Shelby County Public Library. Registration is required for each class, with a limit of 25. For more information, E-mail marketing@scplibrary.net or visit www.scplibrary.net for more information. This class is free.
Line-dancing class
A free line-dancing class will be at 5:50-6:50  p.m. on Wednesday at the Shelby County Public Library. Registration is required, with a limit of 30 for adults 18 years and older. Wear hard-soled shoes, no tennis or running shoes. For more information, E-mail marketing@scplibrary.net or visit www.scplibrary.net.
Free Zumba class
A free women’s Zumba class will be at 6:30 p.m. Mondays and Thursday at Simpsonville Baptist Church. This is a video-driven class held in the Family Life Center. Visit www.simpsonvillebaptist.com for more information.
‘Piloxing’ classes at FAC
The Family Activities Center at Clear Creek Park is bringing “Piloxing” to Shelbyville. Piloxing blends boxing, standing Pilates and dance-inspired moves into a low-impact workout. Classes will be held at 2 p.m. on Sundays, 7 p.m. on Mondays and 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Make sure to bring water and a towel to class. This class is free for FAC members and $6 for non-members. For more information, call 633-5059.
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.
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.
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).
Amanda Smith Circle
The Amanda Smith Circle contact is Tina Hurt, president, at 502-633-3308 or hurttina@hotmail.com.
Rotary Club
Shelbyville Rotary Club meets at noon every Tuesday at Centenary United Methodist Church. The public is invited.
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.
Outdoor Center open Saturdays
The Miller Outdoor Education Center at Red Orchard Park is open 1 p.m. to 5 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 or https://www.facebook.com/clearcreektrailblazers.  Visit http://www.shelbycountyparks.com/Clear-Creek-Trailblazers.html for up to date schedule of events and information.
Weekly bike ride
A beginners’ bicycle ride is 6 p.m. Mondays at Main Street Bikes in Shelbyville. For information, call 220-4136.
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/.

Community foundation grants schedule
The Shelby County Community Foundation Partner-ship Grants Committee has announced the schedule for grant applications for 2013. All applications must be submitted no later than June 28.  Organizations that qualify for grants  are:  501 (3) non-profits, Ecumenical religious organizations (two or more different denominations), and governmental organizations. Application forms can be downloaded from the Foundation Website at shelbyccf.org.
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 women’s or men’s 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.