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Community Calendar published Nov. 09, 2017

FRIDAY

— The Wilmore Senior Community Center is having a Village Veterans Day Service at 1:30 p.m. honor those who have valiantly served the nation with distinction. U.S. Coast Guard veteran Jim Wyrick will present a dramatic reading from a solider who survived the WWII Battle of the Bulge. Men of Song will lead in patriotic singing.

SATURDAY

— Join The Family Center in Wilmore before and after the Veterans Day Parade for crafts and stories. Also enjoy a warm safe place to view the parade inside with your littles. As always,The Family Center is open during all downtown events with a Rest Area for adults, a Play Area for children and a family friendly restroom including a diaper changer. Free! Donations accepted.

— There will be a Holiday Gift Fair at the  Wilmore Senior Community Center from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. A wide variety of items from several local vendors will be on display. In addition, there will be a special showing of Dr. Sewell Woodward’s “Tribute to America” message in the Encore Theater at the top of every hour. The public is invited to attend.

— The Bluegrass Ironmen,  a nonprofit Men’s Ministry, meets every Saturday morning at 203 Oak Street (behind CVS Pharmacy) in Nicholasville for a hot breakfast. The breakfast cost is $3 during the summer and the regular cost during fall and spring is $5, and if it your first time it is free. Those who would like to come and cannot afford the cost it is free also. We have a speaker that usually takes about a half an hour and then we have table discussions on the speaker’s topic.

— On the second Saturday of every month, The Family Center in Wilmore will host Bellies and Beyond: Birth Plans at 10 a.m. The program will help mothers with pregnancy and the first year.

MONDAY

— The Alspach/Benny distinguished lecture “The Germans, Jews and Nazis” will be take place at 1:15 p.m. at The Wilmore Senior Community Center. Asbury University German Professor Penelope Lamb will present on why the German people accepted National Socialism’s Third Reich.

— The Jessamine County Fire District Board of Trustees will meet at 4:30 p.m. on the second Monday of each month at the Jessamine County Fire District Station 1 located at 1310 S. Main Street in Nicholasville.

— The YMCA will host Teen Night at the Caroline Memorial Community Center at 220 E. Maple St. in Nicholasville every week from Oct. 23 – Nov. 20. Call 859-885-5013 for more information.

The Family Center in Wilmore hosts Preschool Time!, a skill based meet-up helping families engage in a little edu-fun that allows parents to help their children with early literacy, math,
and science both gross and fine motor skills with ideas to try at home at 9:30 a.m. Younger and older siblings welcome. Giving them ideas to try at home. Free for members, but donations accepted.

The Family Center hosts Crunch Time!, a weekly meet-up for those looking for other families who
breastfeed, cloth diaper, practice gentle discipline, babywear, and other natural parenting or “crunchy” practices. Every week at noon (food welcome). Donation accepted and free for members.

TUESDAY

— The Wilmore Senior Community Center is offering a “Deceitfully Delicious and Healthy Foods” program at 1:15 p.m. Prepare for the holiday season with fruits and vegetables in your recipes with tips from UK Extension agent Karli Jessie.

— The Nicholasville Toastmasters meet from 7 to 8 p.m. on each Tuesday at the Jessamine County Public Library. Master the art of public speaking. Nicholasville Toastmasters is a diverse group of individuals dedicated to supporting members in becoming a confident speaker and leader.

— The YMCA will host Adult Chair Yoga at 11 a.m. at the Caroline Memorial Community Center at 220 E. Maple St. in Nicholasville every week from Oct. 24 – Nov. 21. Call 859-885-5013 for more information.

Al-Anon’s Saturday morning meetings in Nicholasville are now cancelled. A new Al-Anon meeting using the same Al-Anon 12-Step program will be hosted in Wilmore at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesdays each week at the Wilmore United Methodist Church located at 209 E. Main Street, in Wilmore. Al-Anon meetings are for those troubled by another’s alcohol use, or substance abuse. For any questions about this change or about the program of Al-Anon, please call Mrs. Moore at 859-327-8130.

— The YMCA will host homework support for elementary school students from 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. at the Caroline Memorial Community Center at 220 E. Maple St. in Nicholasville every week from Oct. 24 – Nov. 21. Call 859-885-5013 for more information.

— The YMCA will host Kids’s Fitness for Elementary School Students from 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. every week from Oct. 24 – Nov. 21. Call 859-885-5013 for more information.

American Legion Post No. 63, Jessamine Senior Citizens Center, 111 Hoover Drive, meets at 6 p.m. on the third Tuesday of each month. For more information, email: dathor1@email.uky.edu.

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

Jessamine County Piece Quilters will meet from 9 to 11 a.m. every Tuesday at Nicholasville Christian Church. Beginner to advanced quilters are welcome. For more information, call 859-881-1854 or visit www.jesspq.org.

— The Wilmore Senior Community Center will host Scrapbooking with Sharon Campbell at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesdays.

WEDNESDAY

— The Wilmore Senior Community Center is hosting “Smiling Memories and Melodies of 1926” at 1:15 p.m. Direct from Cypress, TX, John Korsgaard returns with another magical musical stroll down memory lane, this time from the “Roaring Twenties”!

— Play Time! at The Family Center allows families of all ages and stages to explore toys, games, books and crafts with a new theme each month. In honor of National Pediatric Health Month, your child(ren) can pretend to be a nurse, doctor, EMT or other medical professional with all our fun items! Drop in anytime between 9 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Suggested donation of $3 per family and free for members.

–– The Wilmore Senior Community Center will host Flex Exercise with Aureol at 11 a.m. on Mondays Wednesdays and Fridays.

UPCOMING EVENTS 

–– The YMCA will host a Diabetes Prevention Program informational session on Thursday, Nov. 2 at 6 p.m. at the Caroline Memorial Community Center at 220 E. Maple St. in Nicholasville. Call 859-885-5013 for more information.

–– The YMCA will host Zumba Nov. 6 – 27 at 6 p.m. at the Caroline Memorial Community Center at 220 E. Maple St. in Nicholasville. Call 859-885-5013 for more information.

–– GreenHouse17 hosts a Domestic Violence Survivors Meeting each week at The Family Center, located at 334 East Main in Wilmore. For more information, please call Andrea at 859-326-6142.

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