The Richmond Register

Lifestyles & Community

May 11, 2013

Community Calendar for week of May 12

RICHMOND — May 11

• Letter Carrier Food Drive. Place non-perishable items by mailbox to be picked up on Saturday only.

• EKU spring commencement, 9 a.m. for College of Health Sciences and College of Justice & Safety; 1:30 p.m. for College of Arts and Sciences; 7:30 p.m. for College of Business & Technology and College of Education. First Lady Michelle Obama will speak at the 7:30 p.m. ceremony, tickets are required. A live telecast of her speech will be presented at the EKU Centre for the Arts. All commencements are at the Alumni Coliseum.

• Gourd art demonstration by Sally Cammack, 10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea.

Monday, May 13

• No Richmond Register delivered or on newsstands today. The newspaper no long publishes a Monday print edition. For breaking news and obituaries, see www.richmondregister.com.

• National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association (NARFE), noon, Smokehouse Grill, Berea. State Rep. Rita Smart, D-Richmond, a chapter member, will speak. For more details, call John Wilson, 623-6776.

• DAR Boonesborough Chapter, 2:30 p.m., First Christian Church fellowship hall, 412 W. Main St., Richmond. Katherine Marchaterre will present program on History of Indian Education. For details, call Betsy Burch, 624-8908.

Tuesday, May 14

• Madison Fiscal Court, 9:30 a.m., Berea Police and Municipal Building, 304 Chestnut St.

• Youth Services Center Advisory Council for Madison Middle and Madison Central, 3:30 p.m., Phillips Building Center, 704 N. Second St., Richmond.

• Richmond City Commission, 6 p.m., City Hall, 239 W. Main St. (No 4:30 p.m. work session.)

Thursday, May 16

• Richmond schools’ Youth Service Center advisory board, Clark-Moores Middle School, 3:30 p.m.

• Madison Middle School Band spring concert, 7 p.m, the Ravine at EKU.

•  Richmond Lions Club monthly meeting, 6 p.m. Gillum’s Restaurant in Richmond Mall. For details, call Justin Woolsey, 314-2815.

Friday, May 17

• Judge/Executive Kent Clark’s state of the county address to joint meeting of Richmond and Berea chambers of commerce, 11:30 a.m., county extension center, 230 Duncannon Lane. For tickets, $15, call Richmond Chamber, 623-1720, or Berea Chamber, 986-9760. No tickets sold at the door.

Saturday, May 18

• Kirksville Community Center Spring Gathering craft/vendor fair, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. For details, call 338-6690 or email kirksvillecommunitycenter@gmail.com

• Woodcarving demonstration by the Berea Welcome Center Carvers, 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea.

• Rabies clinic, noon-2 p.m., Waco Animal Hospital, 191 Waco Loop, Waco; $5 per rabies vaccination.

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