The Richmond Register

Lifestyles & Community

October 27, 2012

Community Calendar for week of Oct. 28-Nov. 3


• “The Little Mermaid” presented by the Spotlight Acting School at Trinity PCA Presbyterian Church, 315 Spangler Dr., Richmond. Performance 2 p.m. Sunday. Admission $5 for adults, $3 for children 10 and under.


• 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.

• Free Bread Baking Basics classes, 1 and 6:30 p.m., Madison County Extension Education Center, Duncannon Lane. Participants will learn that baking good yeast breads is easily learned art. Call 623-4072 by Friday, Oct. 27, to register. Class is free.

• AARP Driver Safety course for drivers 50 and older, 12:30 to 5 p.m., Madison County Public Library, 319 Chestnut St., Berea,  Participants receive certificate that may qualify participants for insurance discounts. Cost $12 for AARP members, $14 for others. Preregister by calling 986-7112.

• Journaling to the Soul for women in transition, 6 to 9 p.m., Oct. 29, Nov. 5, 12, 29, 26 and Dec. 3 at Richmond Chamber of Commerce, 201 East Main St. $60 fee, $30 for chamber members and Opportunity School for Women graduates. For more details, contact Anne Congleton at or call 624-1708 (h) or (859) 248-0116.

• “Thriller” performance, 6:30 p.m., Halloween City parking lot. More than 50 LaFontaine Preparatory School 4, 5 and 6 years will perform the dance.


• Berea City Council candidate forum, 7-8:30 p.m., Berea College Alumni Building’s Baird Lounge. Candidate meet-and-greet with refreshments 8:30-9 p.m. Hosted by KFTC and Berea College student groups.


• Medicare 2013 Part C (health) and Part D (drug) plan comparisons and enrollment at Richmond Senior Citizens Center, 1215 W. Main St., 2 to 4 p.m. Individuals should  bring a printed list of their medications including dosage.
• Community trick-or-treat, 6-8 p.m.
• Trick or Treat at McCready Manor and Telford Terrace, 7-8 p.m. Located Off of Tates Creek Avenuie. For details, call Kelly Benton, 625-1400, Ext. 207.

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