The Richmond Register

Lifestyles & Community

December 29, 2012

Community Calendar for the week of Dec. 30

RICHMOND — Dec. 30

• Berea Christmas Country Dance School evening programs open to public with $20 admission. For details, visit

Dec. 31

• Richmond City Commissioners swearing-in ceremony, 5 p.m., City Hall, 239 W. Main St.

Through Jan. 1

• Madison County Extension Office closed from Monday, Dec. 24, through Tuesday, Jan. 1, reopening Wednesday, Jan. 2.

Dec. 31, Jan. 1

• Richmond City Hall and all city departments close 3 p.m. Monday and all day Tuesday.

• Madison County Courthouse and all offices are closed all day Monday and Tuesday.

• Berea City Hall and all offices are closed all day Monday and Tuesday

• Madison County Public Library branches closed.

Jan. 2

• Richmond Area Arts Council’s “Fun With the Arts” after-school spring semester classes begin. For details, visit or call 624-4242.

• Richmond Board of Adjustments, 5:30 p.m., City Hall, 239 W. Main St.

Jan. 3

• Sister’s Choice Quilt Square class, 5-7 p.m., Richmond Area Arts Center, 399 W. Water Street. The $15 tuition includes materials. Patrons should bring own portable sewing machine, thread and scissors. For details, visit or call 624-4242.

Starting Jan. 7

• The Treble Clef Chorus (formerly Madison Youth Chorus) resumes weekly rehearsals, 5:30 p.m., Richmond Area Arts Center, 399 W. Water St.

• Fitness classes, cardio at 5:30 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays; Jazzercise at 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Russel Acton Folk Center, Jefferson Street, Berea. For class fees and other details, call Berea Parks & Recreation, 986-9402.

Jan. 8

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

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

Sarah • Madison Middle and Madison Central High schools Youth Services Center Advisory Council meeting, 3:30 p.m., Phillips Building Center, 704 N. Second St.

• Madison Singers (RAAC community choir) resume weekly rehearsals, 7 p.m., Richmond Area Arts Center, 399 W. Water St.

Jan. 9

• Grandparents as Parents, 10 a.m., Madison County Extension Center, 230 Duncannon Lane, Richmond.

Jan. 15

• Richmond City Commission work session, 1 p.m., City Hall, 239 W. Main St.

• Berea City Council, 6:30 p.m., Berea Police and Municipal Building, 304 Chestnut St.

• Richmond Architecture Review Board, 3:30 pm., City Hall, 239 W. Main St.

• Richmond Planning and Zoning Commission work session, 5:30 p.m., City Hall, 239 W. Main St.

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