News in brief
East Co-ed Soccer Alumni game at EJHS field
The eighth annual East Co-ed Soccer Alumni game will be at 7:15 p.m., Saturday. Aug. 4, at the soccer field for East Jessamine High School located behind Jessamine Early Learning Village, located at 851 Wilmore Road. Gates open at 6 p.m. All alumni are welcome. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org before July 22 with shirt size for participation.
Wilmore to host Summer Concert Weekend
Wilmore’s Summer Concert Weekend is scheduled for 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday on the Wilmore downtown green. Gospel on the Green Friday evening will feature the Diggles family for a return performance. Stonebridge on Saturday will showcase Bent Penny, a Central Kentucky classic rock band voted “Best Rock Band” in Lexington’s Music Awards event. Both events are free, although donations of canned food for the animal shelter and local pantry are welcome. Food vendors will be on site. The event is scheduled to take place rain or shine.
YMCA hosts summer events
The YMCA will have Zumba classes from 6 to 7 p.m. Monday evenings through July 30. Free summer activities are also planned for 1 to 5 p.m. July 16 through July 20, and July 23 through July 27. From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Aug. 4, the YMCA will host a back-to-school rally with free school supplies, food and games. Parents must register elementary school students from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. the day of the event. All activities will be located at 220 E. Maple St.
Public archaeological dig at Camp Nelson Heritage Park
Camp Nelson Heritage Park has scheduled an archaeological dig on the ground of the Civil War-era supply depot and recruitment center available for two sessions from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday and again Aug. 4. Camp Nelson is located at 6614 Danville Road. The dig will be led by Dr. Stephen McBride, director of interpretation. Adults and children are encouraged to participate, with children 5-years-old and younger requiring an adult companion. Cost is $5 per person. For more information, contact Peggy McClintock at 859-881-5716.