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Community Calendar published Nov. 16, 2017

THURSDAY

— The Wilmore Senior Community Center is hosting “Lorne and Lee Present” at 1:15 p.m. Transylvania music professors Loren Tice (piano) and Lee Patrick (alto sax) return to present another uniquely-themed program, this time entitled “Italian Splendor.” At 6 p.m., the 2016 film “Hack Saw Ridge” (rated R, 139 minutes in length) will be shown.

Nicholasville Elementary’s Site Based Decision Council will meet at 12:15 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 12, October 17, November 14, December 12, January 16, February 13, March 13, April 10, May 15 and June 12 in the Nicholasville Elementary School Library.

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.

— The meetings of the Jessamine County Democratic Executive Committee will be held on the third Thursday of each month from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Jessamine County Democratic Headquarters at 219 N. Main Street in Nicholasville. Everyone welcome! For more information, please call 859-858-4406 or 859-333-3033.

The Family Center at 334 East Main in Wilmore hosts Night Owls Time! every Thursday at 6:15 p.m., catering to families with working parents or student parents (or those who are just night owls). Doors open early so that you can bring your supper. Donations accepted.

SATURDAY

— Join The Family Center in Wilmore for STEM Saturday: Robotics and Engineering Make the World Safer (a Blue Grass Army Depot presentation). This is a super technology event, as you and your family will work with robots modeled on the actual ones used at BGAD to destroy chemical weapons in Richmond. Activities will be found for the whole family, but this event is geared toward ages 5-15. The suggested donation is $5 per family, but it is free for members.

— 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.

— On the third Saturday of every month, The Family Center in Wilmore will host Minecraft from 5 – 10 p.m. Check out Facebook (fb.me/familycenterky) or call 270-403-6488 to register which hours you want to participate. There are two worlds to choose from: a themed world with mods, and a persistent open world. Children under 13 must be accompanied by a responsible adult. Donations suggested, but free for members.

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 hosting Village Vespers at 1:15 p.m., a special resident drama of three Bible-based skits portraying “Women of Faith and Commitment: The Stories of  Ruth, Hannah and the Samaritan Woman.” “The Love of God” solo will be courtesy of resident John Woodruff.

— 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.

WEDNESDAY

— 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.