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Community Calendar published September 08

Thursday

— Jessamine County Public Library will host intro to JCPL creative space from 5 to 5:45 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 8.

— Jessamine County Public Library will host Teen Appy Hour from 5 to 6 p.m. on Thursday Sept. 8.

— Jessamine County Public Library will host Healthy Life Club from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Thursday Sept. 8.

— A Military Honors Ceremony will be hosted beginning at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 8 at Lighthouse Baptist Church. The event will feature special music and the National Anthem sang by American Idol, Kelly Casey. Four Purple Heart recipients form Vietnam will be honored.

— Nicholasville/Jessamine County Parks and Recreation is opening the Coolidge Building for walkers and public exercise from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. The Coolidge Building is located at 499 E. Maple St. For more information, visit njcpr.org or call (859) 885-9787.

— A women’s Bible study will meet Thursdays from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at the Salvation Army on 205 South 1st St. during the fall. All women are invited. The group will be reading studying scriptures related to the life of the disciples of Jesus. The book, Twelve Ordinary Men by John MacArthur will be used as a supplement to the teaching. They will discuss a different disciple each week with an overview given September 1st. Bring your Bibles and learn together. No childcare is available. If you have any questions, you may call or text Kim Ball at (859) 227-1153

— The Wilmore Senior Community Center hosts a creative-writing class with Carolyn Barnum every Thursday beginning at 1 p.m.

— Wilmore Senior Community Center will host a Bible Study (First John) with new Wilmore UMC Pastor D. Merricks, beginning at 10 a.m. on Thursdays.

— Wilmore TOPS (Taking Off Pounds Sensibly) weight-loss support group meets Thursdays in the community room at Jessamine Village, located at the end of South Maple Street in Wilmore. New members are welcome. Contact Eva Jacobs at (859) 858-3456.

— Walking With Love Food Pantry at 220 Edgewood Drive is open from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. every Thursday.

FRIDAY 

— Creative Art League of Jessamine County will be hosting an annual group exhibit by members of the Creative Art League’s Visual Arts Association. The exhibit will last during the month of September. The opening reception for the exhibit is from 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 9 at the Polvino Family Art Center.

— Jessamine County Public Library will host a learn and play children’s discovery lab from 9:30 to 11:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 9.

— Jessamine County Public Library will host a Job Search Assistance from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. and 11:30 to 12:15 a.m. on Sept. 9.

— Wilmore Senior Community Center will host Dr. C. Edward Spann presenting “Presidential Praise: Our Presidents and their Hyms” beginning at 1:15 p.m. on Sept. 9.

— Wilmore Senior Community Center will host “Presidential Praise: Our Presidents and their Hymns” Dr. C. Edward Spann – recently retired Dean of Fine Arts, Dallas Baptist University, beginning at 1:15 p.m on Friday, Sept. 9. He comes to present a truly inspirational program of how faith-through-song has helped sustain many of our nation’s finest leaders. This fall he has been invited to present the same at a White House gathering in Washington, D.C!  Free & open to the public.

— The Wilmore Senior Community Center hosts Flex Exercise with Aureol Moore every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 11 a.m.

SATURDAY 

— Jessamine County Public Library will host project art from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sep. 10.

— Jessamine County Public Library will host a Mother Daughter Book Club from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday Sept. 10.

— The Wilmore farmers market is now open and will take place Saturdays at the city hall parking lot in downtown Wilmore. Hours are 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Find the Wilmore Farmers Market page on Facebook for more information.

SUNDAY 

— Jessamine County Public Library will host a writer’s forum from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 11.

— Wesley Chapel, United Methodist Church, 3195 Sugar Creek in Nicholasville is celebrating its Homecoming Celebration, September 11. Morning worship begins at 11:00 a.m. A potluck meal will follow the service. Steve Burton and Jason Brock will provide music at 1:30. Come bring a dish and join us for worship, food, fellowship and music.

— Saint Athanasius Orthodox Church, located at 100 Lime Lane, offers free bread to families and individuals in need in the Nicholasville area. Saint Athanasius distributes this bread, supplied by Panera Bread, every Sunday from 12:30 to 1:15 p.m.

MONDAY 

— Jessamine County Public Library will host Mother Goose Story Time from 10 to 11:15 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 12.

—Jessamine County Public Library will host make and take craft from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 12.

— Wilmore Senior Community Center will host “Life!” (50 min. each)  A follow up to the wildly popular “Planet Earth” series, beginning at 1:15 p.m. on Mondays, September 12, 19 & 26. These new nature videos, narrated by Oprah Winfrey, set an even higher standard for stunning film & photography! Free & open to the public.

— The joint meetings of the Jessamine County Democratic Executive Committee and the Jessamine County Democratic Woman’s Club are hosted the second Monday of each month from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the fiscal courtroom of the Jessamine County Court House.  Everyone welcome!

For more information, please call 859-858-4406.

— Providence Christian Church, located at 101 Providence Way, hosts a “Bodies in Motion” low-impact exercise class every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10 to 11 a.m.

The Wilmore Senior Community Center will host a flex exercise with Aureol More begining at 11 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

TUESDAY 

—Jessamine County Public Library will host Mother Goose Story Time from 10 to 11:15 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 13.

—Jessamine County Public Library will host teen ACT tips and strategies from 6 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 13.

— Jessamine County Public Library will host family story time from 7 to 7:45 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 13.

— Nicholasville TOPS (Taking Off Pounds Sensibly) weight-loss support group meets every Tuesday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Creekside Senior Apartments, 407 N. Second St. in Nicholasville. For more information, contact Donald Withers at (859) 312-7455.

— The Wilmore Senior Community Center hosts scrapbooking with Sharon Campbell every Tuesday at 6:30 p.m.

— Walking With Love’s Laundry Love ministry is offered every third Tuesday of the month at 5 p.m. at Wildcat Laundry, 630 Edgewood Drive. Households of up to four people can do a double-load of laundry for free; households of more than four people can do a triple-load of laundry for free. Anyone can use the service, but each household is limited to using it once every three months. An I.D. will be requested in order to track how often households are using the service.

WEDNESDAY 

— Jessamine County Public Library will host preschool story time from 10 to 11 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 14.

— Jessamine County Public Library will host lego club-bricks for kids from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 14.

— Wilmore Senior Community Center will be celebrating Constitution Day* beginning at 1:15 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 14. Resident History Professor Doug Herman will present the “who, what, where, when and why” of America’s most revered document. (*official holiday is Sept. 17th)

Free & open to the public.

— Walking With Love Food Pantry at 220 Edgewood Drive is open from 12 to 2 p.m. and from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. every Wednesday.

UPCOMING EVENTS 

— Jessamine County Public Library will host lunch and learn for book lovers from 12 to 1 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 15.

— Jessamine County Public Library will host family game night from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 15.

— Wilmore Senior Community Center will host a movie night beginning at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 15. “The Magic of Belle Isle” (2012; PG; 109 mins.)

An alcoholic novelist loses his “muse” till he rents a summer cabin and begrudgingly befriends a single mom and her 3 girls. Inspiration is born again! Starring Morgan Freeman.  Free & open to the public.

— Wilmore Senior Community Center will host Café Cabaret with “Unbridled Harmony” begining at 6 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 16. This Lexington Chapter of The Sweet Adelines (a national organization of women’s Barbershop Singing) will charm your evening with favorite melodies and tight acapella harmonies.  Light refreshments will be served at intermission.  Free & open to the public but please call Alan at #858-3865 ext. 238 to reserve your place.

— Wilmore Senior Community Center will host Village Vespers beginning at 1:15 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 20.

Wesley Village is pleased and proud to welcome Bishop Al Gwinn for the message;  the Village Singers for special music. Free & open to the public.

— Wilmore Senior Community Center will host Asbury University Masterworks Series beginning at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 22. The 28-member Student Orchestra will perform a wide variety of favorite pieces under the direction of Prof. Nathan Miller. Reception with delicious hors d’oeuvres will follow. Free & open to the public.

— The first annual Race for the Arts, a 5k run/walk event to benefit the Creative Art League, is going to be hosted October 8th in downtown Nicholasville. A mural that has been painted for the Windstream brick wall that is on Main Street (in the 100 N Main block) will be unveiled following the presentation of the race awards.