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Community Calendar 2-5-09

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By The Staff

 

 

ARTS

Members of CETA (Community Enrichment Through the Arts) will meet at 7 p.m. Feb. 9 at the Grant County Tourism Commission office in the Dry Ridge Outlet Center.

 

CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS

• The Grant County Industrial Development Authority will meet at 1:30 p.m. Feb. 11 at the chamber of commerce in Williamstown.

 

CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS

• The Grant County Democratic Women’s Club will meet at 7 p.m. Feb. 5 at the Williamstown Senior Citizens Center, located at the rear of the city building.  

• The Grant County Cattlemen’s Association will meet at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 9 in the Farm Bureau office in Williamstown.

 The Republican Party of Grant County will meet at 7 p.m. Feb. 10 at the Williamstown City Building.

• The Grant County Farm Bureau Federation will meet at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 10 at the Farm Bureau Building, 486 Helton Road in Williamstown.

• The Williamstown Kiwanis will meet at noon Feb. 11 at El Jalisco in Williamstown.

• The Corinth Lady Lions meet at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 11 at Noble’s Restaurant.

• The Corinth Lions Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 11 at Noble’s.

 

COMMUNITY SERVICES

• The Kentucky Backyard Beekeepers of Grant County will meet at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 9. For information, call Doug Magee at 824-1993 or member Stan Flerlage at 824-4882.

Helping Hands is open from 9 a.m. to noon Feb. 5 and Feb. 10.  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.

 

EDUCATION

GED studies are offered at the Grant County Adult Education Center, located at 315 School Road (behind Grant County Middle School) Monday through Thursday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesday from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Call for appointment or information at 823-1341.

Everyday Spanish Class being offered by Grant County Community Education. Learn general Spanish, including basic expressions, question words, numbers, days of weeks, banking terms, general conversations, restaurant terms and much more.  Class will be a four-week classroom instruction time, with an optional trip to local Mexican restaurant to practice what you learn.The class is from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesdays at the Grant County Board of Education. The cost is $40. Session three begins Feb. 11. To register for the class, contact Jill Marksberry with Community Education at 824-2871.

 

GOVERNMENT GATHERINGS

• The Grant County Public Library’s Board of Trustees will meet at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 9 in the library at 201 Barnes Rd.

•The Grant County Fiscal Court caucus will meet at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 9.

• The Williamstown City Council caucus will meet at 6 p.m. Feb. 10.

 

HAPPENINGS

• The Grant County Middle School Eighth graders will have an indoor yard sale from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Feb. 7 in the middle school gym. This is to raise funds for the eighth grade Chicago trip.

• The Northern Kentucky Field and Forest Club will meet from 5 to 10 p.m. Feb. 7 at Lloyd’s Wildlife Management Area in Crittenden.  Cost is $3 for 25 practice targets.  All trap shooters of any age are invited.  Call John at 823-0421 or Darlene at (859) 485-2355 for more information.

Clogging classes will begin at 6 p.m. Feb. 10 at the JMB Center on Taft Highway in Dry Ridge.

 

HEALTH

Care Net Pregnancy Services will be open Feb. 5, Feb. 10 and Feb. 11 at 305 N. Main St. in Williamstown.  Free pregnancy tests are available as well as education about options.  Call 824-0123 for details.

 

LIBRARY

 

Thursday, Feb. 5

9:30-10 a.m. Tiny Tales

10:30-11:30 a.m. Read to Me

6-7 p.m. Downloadable Media – Come learn how to download your favorite material at the designated station in the library onto your MP3 player or burn to CDs. Plus, we’ll provide tip sheets on how to download at home. Call 824-2080 to register.

 

 Saturday, Feb. 7

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Game Day at the Library - Join others for Xbox, Wii or PlayStation games at the library, especially Gears of War 2. The library provides an Xbox 360 console and TV, but other systems and controllers are needed.  No registration required.  

 

 Monday, Feb. 9

6-7 p.m. Wanted: Freedom – Dead or Alive! – NKU Professor Daryl Harris talks about Kentucky travelers on the Underground Railroad. Call 824-2080 to register.

 

 Wednesday, Feb. 11

9:30-10 a.m. Traveler’s Tales

6-8 p.m. Fill Out the FAFSA – No registration required, but there may be a wait for laptops.

 

 Thursday, Feb. 12

9:30-10 a.m. Tiny Tales

10:30-11:30 a.m. Read to Me

6-8 p.m. Stitch & Scoop - Open to all ages - beginners and experienced stitchers welcomed. No registration required.

 

SCHOOL GROUPS

• The Williamstown Board of Education will meet at 6 p.m. Feb. 9 at the board office. 

• The Grant County High School SBDM council will meet at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 10 at the Grant County High School library. 

Mason Corinth Elementary site-based decision council meets at 3:30 p.m. Feb. 10.

Sherman Elementary parent/teacher advisory council meets at 4 p.m. Feb. 10.

 

SENIOR ACTIVITIES

• The Crittenden Senior Citizens meet at 9 a.m. Feb. 11 in the former Crittenden city building on U. S. 25.  

 

SUPPORT GROUPS

• An Alzheimer’s support group is getting together to discuss the emotional impact that this disease has on everyone it touches. This month there will be a special speaker at the meeting at 7 p.m. Feb. 5 at the Williamstown Christian Church. Call, Brenda at 859-823-0661 or Debbie at 859-824-6681 for questions.

TOPS will meet at 9 a.m. Feb. 6 at St. William Catholic Church.  Weigh-in begins at 8:30 a.m.  Call 823-8091 for more information.

Al-Anon, a support group for anyone affected by a problem drinker, will meet from 3 to 4 p.m. Feb. 7 in the conference room of St. Elizabeth Medical Center Grant County in Williamstown.  Call (859) 823-9551 for more information.

•  The breast cancer support group, Helping Each Other Too, will meet at 7 p.m. Feb. 9 in the conference room of St. Elizabeth Medical Center Grant County in Williamstown.  Call Cathy Ficke at (859) 301-2273 for more information.

Weight Watchers meets at 7 p.m. Feb. 10 at St. William Catholic Church.  Weigh-in begins at 6:30 p.m.