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Community Calendar 4-29-10

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By The Staff

CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS

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

Crittenden/Dry Ridge Masonic Lodge #694 - 7:30 p.m. May 1, Masonic Lodge, Main St., Crittenden. Call Jerry Keith at 859-393-5169 for more information.

CLUBS

Northern Kentucky Field and Forest Club - 5 to 11 p.m. May 1, 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. April 29, 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.

Williamstown Main Street Merchants - Noon. April 29, Grant County Chamber of Commerce. Call Mandy Green (824-4888) for more information.

Corinth Women’s Club - 6 p.m. May 4, Noble’s Restaurant, Corinth.

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. - 4 p.m. Mon. - Thurs. Evening hours - 4 - 7 p.m. Wednesdays. 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.

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 Club 990 Crittenden-Mount Zion Road. Call 859-428-YOGA (9642) to register.

FOOD DISTRIBUTION

Manger Ministries’ Food Pantry and Clothes Closet, an outreach of Lawrenceville Baptist Church, located on KY 1993 in Corinth, will be open from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on April 28. Call Lisa at 859-462-2362 for more information.

The Vineyard, Northern Kentucky Community Action Commission Grant County Center and Free Store Food Bank sponsor a mobile food pantry on May 3 at the Vineyard, next to Tractor Supply, in Williamstown. To register or for information,

call 859-824-4768.

GOVERNMENT GATHERINGS

Grant County Fiscal Court - 7 p.m. May 3. Grant County Courthouse, Williamstown.

Corinth City Commission - 7 p.m. May 3, 215 Thomas Lane, Corinth.

Dry Ridge City Council - 7 p.m. May 3, 31 Broadway, Dry Ridge.

Williamstown City Council - 7 p.m. May 3, 400 N. Main, Williamstown.

Crittenden City Council - 7 p.m. May 3, 117 S. Main, Crittenden.

Grant County Conservation District Board of Supervisors- 7:30 p.m. May 6, USDA Service Center, 486 Helton St., Williamstown.

HAPPENINGS

Clogging classes - 6 p.m. - April 27 JMB Center, Taft Hwy. Dry Ridge.

William Arnold Log House - 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. - Fridays. South Main in Williamstown. This early 18th century structure was the home of the founder of Williamstown. It is furnished with early American furniture and artifacts. Admission is free. For more information, call 859-824-9202 or e-mail bb15chips@aol.com. Note: The house is open by appointment and will also be open on May 1.

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. Wednesdays, 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 a.m. Thursdays.

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

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

Game Day @ the Library -9 a.m.- 5 p.m. Join others for Xbox, Wii or PlayStation games. This event is free and open to ages 15 to 25. No registration required.

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.

6 - 7 p.m. Wii Fitness Tournament. This event allows 10-14 year olds to compete against each other. Call 824-2080 to register.

*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.

Computer Basics- 6-7 p.m. May 5; Library staff will show you how to turn on a computer, save and delete a file. If you are new to a computer, this class is for you.

SITE-BASED COUNCILS

Williamstown Middle/High SBDM - 4 p.m. May 4

Crittenden - Mount Zion SBDM - 4 p.m. May 3

Williamstown Elem. SBDM - 3:30 p.m. May 4.

Grant Co. Middle School SBDM - 4 p.m. May 4.

SUPPORT GROUPS

AL-ANON - 3 - 4 p.m. Saturday, 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.

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 Lynn Hon at 859-466-7789 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. Staff will assist with non-service connected disability pensions and service-connected compensation claims. Call 859-824-0940 for an appointment.