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Community Calendar 3-25-10

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By The Staff

CLUBS/ORGANIZATIONS

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

Northern Kentucky Field and Forest Club - 5 to 11 p.m. Saturday, March 27, 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.

Grant County Saddle Club - 7 p.m. March 25, Grant County Extension Office on Baton Rouge Road in Williamstown. Contact Lois Shuler at 859-620-41112 or by e-mail at shulerls@peoplepc.com.

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.

Helping Hands Thrift Store - 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, 302 Barnes Road (behind Grant County Drugs), Williamstown. Offers clothing and household items for sale to general public.

Manger Ministries - 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. March 24, Lawrenceville Baptist Church, 3650 Lawrenceville Rd., (Ky. 1993) Corinth. Food pantry and clothes closet. Call Lisa at 859-462-2362 for more information.

Grant County Community Collaborative- Noon to 1:30 p.m. March 25, Grant Co. Extension Office, 105 Baton Rouge Road, Williamstown. Bring your lunch. Anyone interested in forming a partnership from the public, private and business sectors are welcomed. Call Vanessa Rose at 823-2345 for more information.

EDUCATION

GED Studies - Do you think you can pass the GED test? The Grant County Adult Education Center , 315 School Road (behind Grant County Middle School) Dry Ridge is having a practice test for GED at 9 a.m. on April 9. Call 859-823-1341 for an appointment. The center is open 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Mon. - Thurs. Evening hours - 4 - 7 p.m. Wednesdays

EXERCISE/FITNESS

Yoga - 6:15 - 7:45 p.m., Tuesdays and 5:30 - 7 p.m., Wednesday, Olde Star Mall, 1418 N. Main, Williamstown or 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursdays at Eagle Creek Country Club990 Crittenden-Mount Zion Road. Call 859-428-YOGA (9642) to register.

FARMERS MARKET

Grant County Farmers Market - 7 p.m. March. 25, Grant County Extension Office, 105 Baton Rouge Road, Williamstown. To be a member of the market, you must attend at least one meeting before May and pay the $50 member dues. For more information call Debby Lucas Angel at 859-824-7586 or John Halsey at 859-428-2889.

FISH FRY FRIDAYS

FISH FRY FRIDAYS - St. William Church will sponsor their Lenten Fish Fry from 5 to 8 p.m. March 26.

Battered cod dinners will be served. Meals include three sides, corn bread, dessert and a drink for $7.50. Phone orders are available by calling 859-866-5107 or 859-496-1749.

The church is located at 6 Church Street in Williamstown, off of U.S. Route 25 and Waterworks Road.

Glencoe Fish Fry - 5 - 7:30 p.m. March 26, Family Tabernacle Church of God, 2800 Highway 16, Glencoe. Dine in or carry out. Call 859-643-2111 for more information.

FOOD DISTRIBUTION DAY

The Vineyard, Northern Kentucky Community Action Commission Grant County Center and Free Store Food Bank sponsor a mobile food pantry on the first Monday of each month at the Vineyard, next to Tractor Supply, in Williamstown.

To register or for information,

call 859-824-4768.

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Helping Hands, a coalition of local churches in the community, partners with the Free Store Food Bank in Cincinnati, to hold a food distribution day on the third Thursday of each month in Grant County.

Participants must have vouchers. For more information, call Barbara Barker at 859-428-2554.

HAPPENINGS

Clogging classes - 6 p.m., March 31, JMB Center, Taft Hwy. Dry Ridge.

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

Crittenden Senior Citizens - 9 a.m. March 31, in the former Crittenden City Building (next to the Crittenden Fire House). Call 859-428-0252 for more information.

LIBRARY

Baby Time - 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. Thursdays.

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

Toddler Time - 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays.

Healthy Mondays - 10 a.m. - noon, Indoor Fitness Walking, Get your heart pumping by stepping in place to an indoor walking DVD.

Noon - 2 p.m., Basic Yoga. Dress comfortably. Bring your water bottle and yoga mat.

2 - 4 p.m. Wii Sports - Looking for some exercise or want to flex your competitive spirit? Jump into Wii sports at the library. Drop into the community room to play either baseball, tennis, bowling, golf or boxing. Open to all ages.

*Note: No registration required for the Healthy Mondays programs. The library is located at 201 Barnes Road, Williamstown. For more information about library programs and hours, call 859-824-2080 or go to www.grantcountypubliclibrary.org.

PANCAKES FOR PREVENTION

Free Pancake Breakfast- 7 - 10 a.m. April 10, Dry Ridge Christian Church, School Street. Event is sponsored by the Community Partners for Protecting Children and the Dry Ridge Christian Church. Information will be distributed about preventing child abuse and recognizing signs of abuse.

POLITICAL ORGANIZATIONS

Grant County Democratic Party - 7 p.m., March 25, Williamstown City Building. Call Bill Adkins at 859-824-1800 or by e-mail at adkinslaw@zoomtown.com.

SOFTBALL SIGN UPS

CO-ED Softball - -A league is forming. Games willl be played on Saturday evenings on Mullins Field, Barnes Road, Williamstown. A tournament is planned April 10. Call Ruth Epperson at 859-428-3783 for more infomation.

Grant County Youth girls softball - Ages 8 to 14. Sign ups will be held from 3 to 4:30 p.m. March 28, April 11 and April 18 at the Grant County Public Library, 201 Barnes Road, Williamstown. Fee - $50. For information call Scott Simpson at 824-4363 or Lonnie Roy at 428-2257.

SUPPORT GROUPS

AL-ANON - 3 - 4 p.m. March 27, St. Elizabeth Medical Center Grant County, 238 Barnes Road, Williamstown. Support group for anyone affected by a problem drinker. Call 859-428-2793 for more information.

Living with Alzheimers - 7 p.m. April 1, Williamstown Christian Church. Call Brenda at 859-835-4210 or Debbie at 824-6681 for more information.

VETERANS AFFAIRS

Kentucky Dept. of Veterans Affairs - 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Grant County Courthouse, Williamstown. .Call 859-824-0940 for an appointment.

WEIGHT LOSS

Taking Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) - 9 a.m. Feb. 19. 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. Feb. 23, 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. Feb. 23, Williamstown Christian Church, 318 N. Main, Williamstown. Weigh-in begins at 5:45 p.m. Call Verla Patton at 859-903-9126 or Lynn Hon at 859-466-7789 for more information.

QUILT TRAIL

Kentuckians have long held a special connection to the quilt heritage of the Commonwealth via the personal memories of family quilting and the stories the quilts told in pattern and fabric. Learn more about the Quilt Trail and how to become involved with the project at 1 p.m. March 25 at the Grant County Extension Office, 105 Baton Rouge Rd., Williamstown.

JOB FAIR PLANNED

APRIL 15

The One Stop Northern Kentucky Career Center and the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training are sponsoring a Job Fair from 5 to 7:30 p.m. April 15. Employer set up and a light dinner begins at 4 p.m.

The fair will be located at the Crittenden-Mount Zion Elementary School, 270 Crittenden-Mount Zion Road, Dry Ridge. It is free to both employers and job seekers. Space is limited. The first 25 employers to reply will have a space. If you are interested in registering reply by e-mail to juliea.stewart@ky.gov.