The Richmond Register

October 7, 2012

Community Calendar for week of Oct. 7-14


Register staff report

RICHMOND — Sunday, Oct. 7

• “The Odd Couple” (Female Version” by Berea Arena Theatre, 2 p.m., Big Hill Road (KY 21) east of Berea. For tickets, $8 adults, $5 students; call 986-9039.

• Annual Life Chain sponsored by Madison County Right to Life, 2:30-4 p.m., Eastern Bypass between Baptist Health and the Richmond fire station. Signs will be available. Participants may bring lawn chairs.

• KBA Girls Fall Volleyball League/Clinic sign-ups. For details, call 859-219-9272.

Monday, Oct. 8

• Motion Mondays at Silver Creek Elementary for 3rd -5th grades, 2:15–3:15 p.m. Free after-school activity. Call Berea Parks & Recreation for details, 986-9402.

• Nifty Needlers, 5:30 p.m., Madison County Public Library, 507 W. Main St., Richmond. For details, call 623-6704.

• Madison County Democratic Women’s Club, county campaign headquarters, 201 W. Main St., Richmond. Pot luck meal 6 p.m.; business meeting 6:30 p.m.

• “Perryville: The Long Road Back to Kentucky,” presentation by author Kent Masterson Brown, 7 p.m., EKU Student Success Building’s O’Donnell Auditorium.

Tuesday, Oct. 9

• Madison Fiscal Court, 9:30 a.m., Madison County Courthouse, 101 W. Main St., Richmond.

• Richmond City Commission, 4:30 p.m. work session, 6 p.m. regular session, City Hall, 239 W. Main St.

• Take Back Your Temple, free weight loss support group, Fitness, Friends and Fun, 501 Mt. Vernon Road, Berea, 5:30-6 p.m. Limit of 20 per class. For details, call 985-2584.

• Madison County Disconnectors, opponents of the planned highway from Nicholasville to Exit 95 of Interstate 75 in Madison County, 6 p.m., Madison County Public Library, 507 W. Main St., Richmond.

• Parsons Dance, 8 p.m., EKU Center for the Arts. For tickets, visit www.ekucenter.com or call 622-7469.

• Free pottery workshop for ages 16 and up, 6 p.m., Madison County Public Library, 507 W. Main St., Richmond. All materials provided by the library. Register in advance at the library or by calling 623-6704.

• Waco Elementary Family Resource Center Advisory Council, 3 p.m., in FRC office. The public is welcome to attend.

Wednesday, Oct. 10

• Madison County Retired Teachers’ Association, 11:30 a.m., First Christian Church, 412 W. Main St., Richmond. Lunch is $8. Call 624-2044 for reservations. Legislative forum will follow the lunch.

• Free Zumba classes taught by Jerian Shaw, 5:30 p.m., Madison County Public Library, 507 W. Main St., Richmond. Register in advance at the library or by calling 623-6704.

• Hospice Care Plus Grief Support Group series begins, 6-7:30 p.m., Trinity Church in Richmond, behind Pizza Hut on Eastern Bypass. Sessions each Wednesday through Nov. 14. Free and open to the public.

Thursday, Oct. 11

• Blood donations drive, noon-6:30 p.m., Madison County Public Library, 507 W. Main St., Richmond. Donation appointments at www.kybloodcenter.org.

• State of the Depot briefing by Col. Brian Rodgers, commander of Blue Grass Army Depot, 1 p.m., Armed Forces Reserve Center next to depot entrance. Members of the Kentucky Interim Joint Committee on Veterans, Military Affairs and Public Protection will be special guests, but the briefing is open to the public.

• Free Fall Festival at Madison Health and Rehab for local seniors and their families, 1-3 p.m., 131 Meadowlark Dr. Event will feature food, quilt show, live music and door prizes.

• Madison County School Board, 6 p.m., Madison Central High School Douglas House Lecture Hall (gymnasium entrance), 705 N. Second St., Richmond.

• EKU Jazz Ensemble concert, 8 p.m., Gifford Theater. Free.

Oct. 13

• Eastern Kentucky University homecoming. For details, visit www.eku.edu.

• Free guided gallery tours, 11 a.m., 2 p.m., Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea. Current exhibit is “The Threads That Bind: Textile Works by Kentucky Artisans.”

Oct. 13-14

• Kentucky Guild of Artists and Craftsmen’s Fall Fair, Indian Fort Theatre, KY 21 east of Berea; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. 5 p.m. Sunday.

• 2nd Sunday Celebration of fitness and health, Blue Grass Army Depot,10 a.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday; Pink Boa Run/Walk 7:30 a.m. Sunday. For details, call 624-4242.

Oct. 15

• Motion Mondays at Silver Creek Elementary for 3rd -5th grades, 2:15–3:15 p.m. Free after-school activity. Call Berea Parks & Recreation for details, 986-9402.

• Nifty Needlers, 5:30 p.m., Madison County Public Library, 507 W. Main St., Richmond. For details, call 623-6704.

• Home Meals Delivery board, noon, Richmond First United Methodist Church second-floor conference room. For details, call Karl Park, 624-1291.