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Community Calendar 10-7-10

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By The Staff

ARTS

CETA (Community Enrichment Through The Arts) - 6:30 p.m. Oct. 11, Grant County Tourism Office, Williamstown.

CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

Industrial Development Authority - 1:30 p.m., Oct. 13, Grant County Chamber office, Main Street, Williamstown.

CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS

Williamstown Kiwanis - Noon Wednesdays, El Jalisco Mexican Restaurant, Williamstown.

Order of Easter Star #301 - 7:30 p.m. Oct. 7, Masonic Lodge #85, Main St., Williamstown.

Williamstown F&AM No. 85 - 7:30 p.m., Oct. 14.

CLUBS

Gold Wing Road Riders - 6:30 p.m., Oct. 8, Vanessa’s in Dry Ridge. Meeting begins 7:30 p.m. All motorcycle enthusiasts are welcome to attend. Call (859-824-5234) for more information.

Kentucky Backyard Beekeepers - 7 p.m. Oct. 11 at 105 Baton Rouge Road, Williamstown.

Grant County Cattlemen’s Association - 7:30 p.m. Oct. 11, Farm Bureau office, 486 Helton, Williamstown.

Grant County Farm Bureau Federation - 7:30 p.m. Oct. 12, Farm Bureau office, 486 Helton, Williamstown.

Corinth Lions Club - 6:30 p.m. Oct. 13. Noble’s Restaurant, Corinth.

Grant County Women’s Club - Oct. 14. Call Lila McDaniel (859-824-4417) for more information.

Grant County Fair Board - 7:30 p.m. Oct. 14, Grant County Extension Office, 105 Baton Rouge Road, Williamstown.

Northern Kentucky Field and Forest Club - 5 to 11 p.m. Saturdays, Lloyd’s Wildlife Management Area, 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.

HEALTHCARE: UNDERSTANDING CHANGES- The GFWC/KY Williamstown Woman’s Club will present a program at 6 p.m. on Oct. 14 at the Williamstown High School cafeteria. Experts Tihisha Rawlins, associate state director of Grassroots Initiatives for AARP, Stephanie Langguth, state health assistance program coordinator and attorney for Legal Aid of the Bluegrass and Pat Dressman, human service manager of the Campbell County Fiscal Court will be the panelists. A question and answer session will follow. The public is invited and the event is free, but a donation to the Grant County Animal Shelter is suggested.

COMMUNITY SERVICES

Helping Hands - 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, 214 Barnes Road, Williamstown. Evening hours: 4 - 8 p.m. on Thursdays. Group’s purpose is to provide emergency help, including food, clothing and furniture to needy families. Call 859-823-0286 for more information.

Grant CountyThrift Store - 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, 302 Barnes Road (behind Grant County Drugs), Williamstown. Offers clothing and household items for sale to general public. Tuesday special - 50 percent off selected items.

Dry Ridge Reuse Center - 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturdays, 22 Warsaw Road, Dry Ridge. Non-profit offers new and used discounted building materials and home goods for sale to the public. Call Pastor Troy at 859-803-6043 for more information.

EDUCATION

GED Studies - 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Study lab: 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Monday through Thursday. 315 School Road (behind Grant County Middle School) Dry Ridge. Appointments are required. New online studies are available. Call 859-823-1341 for an appointment or more information or go to www.grantged.com

EXERCISE/FITNESS

Yoga - 6:15 - 7:45 p.m., Tuesdays and 5:30 - 7 p.m., Wednesdays, Olde Star Mall, 1418 N. Main, Williamstown. Call 859-428-YOGA (9642) to register.

FARMERS MARKET

Grant County Farmers Market - The Grant County Farmers Markets next to Eagle Creek Learning Center on U.S. 25 in Williamstown, near Whippy Dip in Crittenden and by the water loading station in Corinth are open and selling seasonal vegetables. Fall hours: 9 a.m. to sellout on Tuesday, Friday and Saturdays in Williamstown and Crittenden and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday in Corinth. The farmers market accepts WIC and Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program. For more information call Debby Lucas Angel at 859-824-7586 or John Halsey at 859-428-2889.

GOVERNMENT GATHERINGS

Williamstown Board of Education - 6 p.m. Oct. 11. 300 Helton Street, Williamstown.

Grant County Library Board of Trustees - 6:30 p.m. Oct. 12, Barnes Road, Williamstown.

Grant County Tourism Commission 5:30 p.m., Oct. 13. Grant County Chamber office, Main Street, Williamstown.

GRANT COUNTY PARKS AND RECREATION OCTOBER CALENDAR OF EVENTS:

• Oct. 29 - 6 p.m. - Monster Mash - Grant County Park. Sponsored by Grant County News and Grant County Parks and Recreation. Admission - one canned good to be given to Helping Hands.

For more information, call 859-428-4500.

HAPPENINGS

William Arnold Log House - 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. - Fridays. South Main in Williamstown. Members of the Grant County Historical Society serve as guides and hosts. Admission is free. For more information, call 859-824-9202 or e-mail bb15chips@aol.com. The house is open by appointment.

Clogging classes - New classes begin Oct. 5. 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. - Tuesdays, JMB Center, Taft Hwy. Dry Ridge. Call Fonda Hill at 859-760-8497 or by email at f.hill711@insightbb.com for more information.

HEALTH

Care Net Pregnancy Services - Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 305 N. Main, Williamstown. Free pregnancy tests are available, as well as education about options. Call 859-824-0123 for more information.

JUST FOR SENIORS

Pinhook (Crittenden) Senior Citizens - 9 a.m. Wednesdays, in the former Crittenden City Building (next to the Crittenden Fire House). Call 859-428-0213.

COUNTRY PUMPKINS FALL FEST - 2165 Sherman-Mt. Zion Road, Dry Ridge. Pumpkin Patch and Fall Festival. Features: hayrides, petting zoo, picnic area, cornbox, greenhouse and dairy tours, scavenger hunt, gift shop and straw and corn maze. Call 859-428-2445 to schedule a tour or go to www.countrypumpkinsky.com.

LIBRARY

Toddler storytime - For infants through age 2 and their caregivers. 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 7

Preschool story time - For ages 3 to 5. 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 7

Learn to play Bridge -6:30 - 7:30 p.m. Oct. 7. Join Shelba Gillespie and other members of the local bridge club as they teach you how to play. Open to teens and adults. Dressing up is encouraged. Call 824-2080 to register.

Northern Kentucky One Book One Community Volunteer Fair - 10-11 a.m. Oct. 9. NKY Citizens Corps Working Group – Aaron Horner explains how you can train to be a citizen leader in times of emergency. Volunteer leaders train to react and join forces in times of an emergency. Call 824-2080 to register.

Northern Kentucky One Book One Community Volunteer Fair - 10-11 a.m. Oct. 9. NKY Citizens Corps Working Group – Aaron Horner explains how you can train to be a citizen leader in times of emergency. Volunteer leaders train to react and join forces in times of an emergency. Call 824-2080 to register.

Preschool story time - For ages 3 to 5. 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 12

Toddler storytime - For infants through age 2 and their caregivers. 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct.13.

Intro to the Internet - 6-7 p.m. Oct. 13. Library staff will show you how to open a Web browser, type in a Web site address and use search engines.

Northern Kentucky One Book One Community: Ohio River Pirates - 10 - 11 a.m. Oct. 16 Join Owen County historian Bonnie Strassell as she recounts local river pirate history. Call 824-2080 to register.

Tri-state Shadow Chasers 1-3 p.m. Oct. 16. TSC, founded by Eddie Parks in 2008, uses scientific methods to document and study paranormal activity at locations reported to be haunted. Call 824-2080 to register. Appropriate for teens and adults.

PRAYER GROUPS

Moms In Touch - 11 a.m. to noon. Thursdays. Williamstown Baptist Church library. Moms, grandmothers, aunts or anyone interested in praying for children and schools. Call Carla Combs at 859-823-0961 for more information or go to www.MomsInTouch.org.

SITE-BASED COUNCILS

Sherman Elementary SBDM - 4 p.m. Oct. 7.

Grant Co. Middle School SBDM - 5:30 p.m. Oct. 12.

Grant Co. High School SBDM - 5 p.m. Oct. 12..

SOCIAL SECURITY

Social Security Field Representative - 10 a.m. - noon, Oct. 13. Grant County Courthouse, Williamstown. For more information, call 1-800-772-1213 or 859-282-7324.

SUPPORT GROUPS

Living with Alzheimers - 7 p.m. Oct. 7. Williamstown Baptist Church. Call Brenda at 859-835-4210 for more information.

Relatives Raising Children- 6 - 7:30 p.m. Oct. 11. Sherman Elementary. Call Nancy Powell at 428-5500 for more information.

WEIGHT LOSS

Taking Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) - 9 a.m. Friday. St. William Catholic Church, 6 Church Drive, Williamstown. Weigh-in begins at 8:30 a.m. Call Faye Dungan at 859-823-1681 for more information.

Weight Watchers - 7 p.m. Tuesday, St. William Catholic Church, 6 Church Drive, Williamstown. Weigh-in begins at 6:30 p.m.

Taking Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) - 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Williamstown Christian Church, 318 N. Main, Williamstown. Weigh-in begins at 5:45 p.m. Call Verla Patton at 859-903-9126 or Sandy Gibbons at 859-428-9966 for more information.

VETERANS AFFAIRS

Kentucky Dept. of Veterans Affairs - 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Grant County Courthouse, Williamstown. Call 859-824-0940 for an appointment.