News in Brief

Published 10:18 am Thursday, March 29, 2018

East Jessamine Elementary to host track and field camp

East Jessamine High School will host its annual elementary track and field camp April 12 and April 26, with registration beginning at 5 p.m. The event is open to children in Kindergarten to fifth-grade. The camp will be held at the EJHS track and soccer field. The cost for the event is $20 and includes a t-shirt. For more information email The event is open to all area home-schooled, elementary and kindergarten students. Concessions will be available both nights.

Farmers Market applications available

Email newsletter signup

The Nicholasville Farmer’s Market announced those interested in becoming vendors, or local artisans looking to display their work, can now pick up applications at the Jessamine County Extension Office, located at 95 Park Drive, or at the Jessamine County Public Library, located at 600 S. Main St. The soft opening for the farmer’s market is scheduled for the last Saturday in April. For more information, call Babette Overman at 703-586-7278 or visit

Celebrating 500,000 volunteer hours

Best Friends Adult Day, located at 5220 Grey Oak Lane, announced it will celebrate 500,000 volunteer hours, along with its 34th birthday from noon to 1:30 p.m. April 25. A sign dedication will take place at 12:30 p.m. Those interested must RSVP by April 20. For more information or to RSVP, call 859-258-2226 or email

Camp Nelson clean up

set for April 7

At 9 a.m. April 7, volunteers are needed as part of Civil War’s Trust annual hands-on preservation event to clean up Kentucky battlefields and historic sites. Volunteers will assist with clearing brush and removing trash. For more information, contact Peggy McClintock-Pauli at

Golf Scramble at Connemara Golf Course

Alzheimer’s Association Greater Kentucky and Southern Indiana Chapter announced its seventh annual Alzheimer’s Association Round to Remember golf scramble and silent auction scheduled for June 2 at Connemara Golf Course, located at 2327 Lexington Road. Proceeds benefit the Alzheimer’s Association Greater Kentucky and Southern Indiana Chapter. For more information, call 859-266-5283 ext. 8181.

YMCA announces weekly classes

The YMCA, located at 220 E. Maple St. in Nicholasville, announced it will host free spring break activities from 1 to 5 p.m. April 2-6. Activities include arts and crafts, fun and fitness, team building and a talent show.  From 6 to 7 p.m. April 9 through May 21, free Zumba classes are available. From 6 to 7 p.m. April 19 through May 24, free yoga classes will be offered. All are welcome. For more information, call 859-885-5013.