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Community Calendar 10-22-09

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By The Staff

ARTS

• Members of CETA (Community Enrichment Through the Arts) Board of Directors will meet at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 26 at the Grant County Tourism Commission office at the Grant County Chamber office in Williamstown.

BOOSTER GROUPS

• Grant County High School Baseball Boosters will have an indoor yard sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 24 at JMB Hall on Taft Highway in Dry Ridge.

CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS

• The Corinth Lions Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 28 at Noble’s.

• The Williamstown Kiwanis will meet at noon Oct. 28 at El Jalisco Mexican Restaurant in Williamstown.

• The Williamstown Main Street Merchants will meet at noon Oct. 27 at the Grant County Chamber of Commerce. Call meeting facilitator Mandy Green at 824-4488 for more information.

CLUBS/ORGANIZATIONS

• The Friends of Sherman Tavern will meet at 7 p.m. Oct. 27 at the Senior Citizens Center in Williamstown. All who are interested in preserving and restoring this historical landmark are invited to attend. A tax deductible donation can be sent to Friends of Sherman Tavern, 1002 Rogers Road, Crittenden, Ky. 41030. For more information call, 824-9292 or bb15chips@aol.com.

• The Northern Kentucky Field and Forest Club will meet from 5 to 11 p.m. Oct. 24 at Lloyd’s Wildlife Management Area in Crittenden. Cost for practice targets is $3 for 25 for youth or $3.50 for adults. All trap shooters of any age are invited. Call John Mullins at 823-0421 for more information.

COMMUNITY SERVICES

• Helping Hands is open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 23 and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4 to 8 p.m. Oct. 27. Helping Hands, a coalition of local churches, is located at 214 Barnes Road in Williamstown. The group’s purpose is to provide emergency help, including food, clothing and furniture, to needy families.

• Helping Hands Thrift Store is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 22, Oct. 26 and Oct. 27. The Thrift Store is located on Barnes Road (behind Grant County Drugs in Williamstown).

• Manger Ministries will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 28. The food pantry and clothes closet is operated by Lawrenceville Baptist Church, located on Ky. 1993 in Corinth. Call Lisa at (859) 462-2362 for more information.

• The Grant County Community Collaborative will meet from noon to 1:30 p.m. Oct. 22 at the Grant County Extension Office for a meet and eat. Bring your lunch. Anyone who would be interested in forming a partnership of people from public, private and business sectors of the county are encouraged to attend. Call Vanessa Rose at 823-2345 for more information.

EXERCISE/FITNESS

• The Grant County Extension Office is offering a “Living Well” class at 9 a.m. on Tuesdays. The class continues through Dec. 8 and includes walking, yoga and other activities. Information on eating healthy and weight loss are included. The class fee is $10. Call 824-3355 for more information.

• A yoga class is set for 6:15 to 7:15 p.m. Oct. 27 at Olde Star Mall in Williamstown. Call 428-YOGA (9642) to register or for more information.

• A yoga class is set for 5:30 to 7 p.m. Oct. 28 at Olde Star Mall (by Tractor Supply) in the back entrance, 1418 North Main Street, Williamstown, Ky. Call 428-YOGA (9642) to register or for more information.

GOVERNMENT GATHERINGS

• The Grant County Sanitary Sewer District will meet at 3 p.m. Oct. 23 at the Bullock Pen Water District building, 1 Farrell Drive in Crittenden.

• The Bullock Pen Water District board of directors will meet at 1 p.m. Oct. 23 in the district office in Crittenden.

•The Grant County Fiscal Court will hold a caucus (discussion) meeting at 7 p.m. Oct. 26.

HAPPENINGS

• Clogging classes will begin at 6 p.m. Oct. 27 at the JMB Center on Taft Highway in Dry Ridge.

HEALTH

• Care Net Pregnancy Services will be open Oct. 22, Oct. 27 and Oct. 28 at 305 N. Main St. in Williamstown. Free pregnancy tests are available as well as education about options. Call 824-0123 for details.

• Faith Pharmacy (formerly St. Vincent de Paul Pharmacy) will distribute prescriptions from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Oct. 28 at the Grant County Community Action Center office in Williamstown. For more information about the program, call 824-4768.

LIBRARY

• Thursday, Oct. 22

9:30-10 a.m. Tiny Tales

10:30-11:30 a.m. Preschool Time

• Saturday, Oct. 24

11 a.m.-noon Prohibition & Moonshine in Kentucky – Louisville’s Filson Historical Society researcher Michael Veach talks about how the Prohibition affected Kentucky’s distilleries and how bootleggers and moonshiners like George Remus entered the picture. This is a great opportunity to check out a real moonshine still on loan from McCreary County. Call 824-2080 to register.

1 p.m. Fall Movie – An elderly couple and several other New York City tenants are about to lose their home to a development project because of the dilapidated state of their apartment building. Help arrives in the form of tiny, alien robots who quickly repair the damage and bring the tenants together. Call the library at 824-2080 for the title of the movie.

• Wednesday, Oct. 28

9:30-10 a.m. Toddler Time

6-7:30 p.m. Microsoft Excel – Now is the time to update your skills by learning how to enter, categorize and display information using this 2007 version of the most popular spreadsheet software. Call 824-2080 to register.

• Thursday, Oct. 29

9:30-10 a.m. Tiny Tales

10:30-11:30 a.m. Preschool Time

POLITICAL GROUPS

• The Grant County Democratic Party will meet at 7 p.m. Oct. 22 at the Williamstown Senior Citizens Center, located at the rear of the city building.

• The Grant County Democratic Executive Committee will meet at 7 p.m. Oct. 22 at the Williamstown City Building.

SENIOR ACTIVITIES

• The Crittenden Senior Citizens meet at 9 a.m. Oct. 28 in the former Crittenden city building on U.S. 25. For more information call 428-0252.

SUPPORT GROUPS

• TOPS will meet at 9 a.m. Oct. 23 at St. William Catholic Church. Weigh-in begins at 8:30 a.m. Call 823-8091 for more information.

• Weight Watchers meets at 7 p.m. Oct. 27 at St. William Catholic Church. Weigh-in begins at 6:30 p.m.

• TOPS weight loss support group will meet at 6 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 27 at Williamstown Christian Church. For more information, call Judy Schadler at 428-1297 or Lynn Hon at 824-1321.

• Al-Anon, a support group for anyone affected by a problem drinker, will meet from 3 to 4 p.m. Oct. 24 in the conference room of St. Elizabeth Medical Center Grant County in Williamstown. Call (859) 823-9551 for more information.

VETERANS AFFAIRS

• The Kentucky Department of Veterans Affairs will have a representative at the Grant County Courthouse from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Oct. 23, Oct. 26 and Oct. 28. Veterans, widows or widowers can receive help with applying for non-service connected disability pensions, service-connected compensation claims or to file for an increase in service-connected compensation claims. Call the office at 824-0940 for an appointment.