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Community Calendar published September 22

THURSDAY

— The Jessamine County Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 22, at 213 N. Main St. Radall Carrier will be the guest speaker. There will be a collection of Indian and pre-history artifacts.

— Jessamine County Public Library will host a Teen ACT Math Workshop from 6 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 22.

— 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 and open to the public.

— 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 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 and 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 Sept. 1. 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, 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

— Jessamine County Public Library will host Jump and Jive from 10 to 10:30 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 23

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

SATURDAY

— Experience a part of Native American culture and customs at the 2016 Richmond Powwow beginning at 10 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday, September 24 and 25 at the Richmond Battlefield Park, located at 1546 Battlefield Memorial Highway (US 421) South of Richmond. Special guest will be Larry Sellers, who portrayed “Cloud Dancing” on the popular television series Dr. Quinn; Medicine Woman.

— The Country Memories Band will host Family Fun Night at the High Bridge Community Center/Fire House beginning at 6 p.m. on Sept. 24. Donations are appreciated.

— Lions Club will host a Hoof-A-Nanny beginning at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 24 at the Jessamine County Fair Grounds.

— Jessamine County Public Library will host Intro to JCPL Creative Space from 11 to 11:45 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 24.

— 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 What’s Brewing Live Music Program from 3 to 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 25.

— Saint Athanasius Orthodox Church, 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 Mothergoose Storytime from 10 to 11:15 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 26.

–Jessamine County Public Library will host Homeschool Hang Out from 1 to 4 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 26.

— 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, Sept. 12, 19 and 26. These new nature videos, narrated by Oprah Winfrey, set an even higher standard for stunning film and photography! Free and 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, 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 beginning at 11 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

TUESDAY

Jessamine County Public Library will host Mothergoose Storytime from 10 to 11:15 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 27.

— Jessamine County Public Library will host Teen Craft: Paint Chip Calendar on from 5 to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 27.

— Jessamine County Public Library will host Family Storytime from 7 to 7:45 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 27.

— Jessamine County Public Library will host InbeTWEEN: Stopmotion Animation from 7 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 27.

— 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

— The board of trustees meeting will begin at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 28 at the Brown Residence on 402 West Maple.

— Jessamine County Public Library will host Preschool Storytime from 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept 28.

— Jessamine County Public Library will host  Books and Bites from 2 to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 28.

— Jessamine County Public Library will host JCPL Jeopardy from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 28.

— 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 Jr. Tech Club from 4 to 5 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 29.

— The Dunn/Hamm Family Reunion will be held at the Nicholasville City County Park in the Blue Building on Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016 from 12pm-5pm. Questions – please call Meredith Mitchem @ 859-881-1022.

— The Annual Wilmore Arts and Crafts Festival will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 1 on Main Street in historic downtown Wilmore. There will be juried crafts, local eateries and live music. The rain venue will be Providence School on Lexington Avenue in Wilmore.

— The first annual Race for the Arts, a 5K run/walk event to benefit the Creative Art League, is going to be hosted Oct. 8 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. There will be a $25 entry to run.

— The Drury/McGohon annual family reunion will be hosted on Sunday, Oct. 9, at the Blue Building at City/County Park. The doors will open at 11 a.m. and dinner will begin at 12:30 p.m. Help setting up would be appreciated. Bring your favorite dish or dessert.

— Editor’s note: Calendar items can be submitted to news@jessaminejournal.com. The deadline is 5 p.m. Friday before the next Thursday’s paper. Submitted calendar items must be a free event for all community members to attend. See more events at jessaminejournal.com.