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July 20, 2013

Community Calendar: Sunday, July 21 - Friday, July 26


Today (Sunday July 21)

• “When Shakespeare’s Ladies Meet,” produced by Rosebarn Theater for Berea Festival of Learnshops at Berea Arts Council on the College Square, 116 N. Main St., Berea. Show begins at 1 p.m. Admission free. For details, call 985-9317.

• Kentucky Artisan Center in Berea 10th anniversary celebration. For details, visit


• Presentation on Iranian food and culture, 6-8:30 p.m., Madison County Extension Office, 230 Duncannon Lane, Richmond. Cost is $5; presented by Madison County Extension co-op student Elaheh Siahkouhi.


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

• Living With Alzheimer’s for Caregivers: Late Stage workshop, 1 to 3:30 p.m., Madison County Extension Office, 230 Duncannon Lane, Richmond. Registration required, call 1-800-272-3900 or email

• Richmond City Commission, 6 p.m., City Hall, 239 W. Main St.

• Berea Planning Commission, 6:30 p.m., council chambers, Berea Municipal Building, 304 Chestnut St.

• Westbrook Trio, free outdoor concert, 7-8:30 p.m., Irvine-McDowell Park, 345 Lancaster Ave.

• Kentucky Blood Center: “Drive for Life” blood drive. 1 to 6 p.m., Ruritan Hall, 2480 Union City Road, Union City. Donors eligible to win 2013 Toyota Prius. For more information call Michele Dunn, donor recruitment specialist, 859-333-6112.


• Kentucky Blood Center: “Drive for Life” blood drive. 1 to 6 p.m., Chiropractic Health Solutions, 1048 Ace Drive, Berea. Donors eligible to win 2013 Toyota Prius. For more information call Michele Dunn, donor recruitment specialist, 859-333-6112.


• Attorney General Jack Conway addresses Berea Chamber of Commerce, noon, Russel Acton Folk Center, 212 Jefferson St. For required reservations, $15, call 986-9760. No tickets sold at door.

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

• Family, Fun & Fitness Festival, 6-8 p.m., First Street, downtown Richmond. Fitness warm-up, Zumba, dance party, line dancing, vendors. In conjunction with Thursday Live Night weekly restaurant and retail store specials.

Thursday-Aug. 3

• Madison County Fair


• All the Little Pieces, contemporary rock, free outdoor concert at Richmond Centre fountain, 7-10 p.m.

• Last day to purchase tickets for "Barn Quilts & American Quilt Trail Movement" luncheon scheduled for August 3. Tickets are $30. For details, call the Berea Arts Council at 985-9317 or visit


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