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Published 9:52 am Thursday, July 26, 2018

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 behind Jessamine Early Learning Village, located at 851 Wilmore Road. Gates open at 6 p.m. All alumni are welcome.

Wilmore to host Summer Concert Weekend

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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 Marlana VanHoose, who performed in the Trump Presidential Inauguration ceremonies and local bluegrass favorite Jessamine Creek Express. Stonebridge on Saturday will showcase Altruistics, a local band specializing in jazz. 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. 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 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.