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Community Calendar 5-6-10

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By The Staff

ARTS

CETA (Community Enrichment Through The Arts) - 6:30 p.m. May 10, Grant County Tourism Office, Williamstown.

CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

Industrial Development Authority - 1:30 p.m., May 12 , Grant County Chamber office, Main Street, Williamstown.

CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS

Order of Easter Star #301 - 7:30 p.m. May 6, Masonic Lodge #85, Main St., Williamstown.

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

CLUBS

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

Backyard Beekeepers of Grant County - 7 p.m. May 10, Grant Co. Extension Office, 105 Baton Rouge Road, Williamstown.

Northern Kentucky Field and Forest Club - 5 to 11 p.m. May 8, 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 Cattlemen’s Association - 7:30 p.m. May 10, Farm Bureau office, 486 Helton, Williamstown.

Grant County Farm Bureau Federation - 7:30 p.m. May 11, Farm Bureau office, 486 Helton, Williamstown.

Corinth Lions Club - 6:30 p.m. May 12, Noble’s Restaurant, Corinth.

Grant County Historical Society - Monday, May 17, Dry Ridge Christian Church, 13 School Street, Dry Ridge. Dinner - 6 p.m.; Cost - $7.50; Business meeting - 7 p.m. The program will be “The History of Waveland,” presented by Ron Bryant. Bryant is one of Kentucky’s most distinguished historians. To make reservations call 859-824-9202.

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.

Manger Ministries Bag Sale - 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 8, Lawrenceville Baptist Church, located on Ky. 1993 in Corinth. In the double-wide next door to the food pantry. Participants will be given a bag to stuff with clothes and other items. The cost is $2 for each bag stuffed as full as possible. Call Lisa at 859-462-2362 for more information.

GOVERNMENT GATHERINGS

Williamstown Board of Education - 6 p.m. May 10 300 Helton Street, Williamstown.

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

Grant County Fiscal Court - 5:30 p.m. May 10, Grant County Courthouse, Williamstown. Caucus meetings, for discussion purposes, are held on the second and fourth Monday of the month as needed. Call 859-823-7561 to inquire if a meeting is planned.

Grant County Library Board of Trustees - 6:30 p.m. May 11, Barnes Road, Williamstown.

Bullock Pen Water District - 1 p.m. May 12, 1 Farrell Drive, Crittenden.

Bullock Pen Sewer District - 3 p.m. May 12, 1 Farrell Drive, Crittenden.

Grant County Tourism Commission 5:30 p.m., May 12 Grant County Chamber office, Main Street, Williamstown.

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.

Generating Income In Retirement -6:30 - 7:30 p.m. May 6. Call 824-2080 to sign up.

CPR/First Aid Certification -9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. May 8. Get certifiued in CPR and first aid by the American Safety and Health Institute. CPR costs $20 and begins at 9:30 a.m. First aid costs $10 and begins at 11 a.m. Call 824-5362 to register.

Spinning yarns -1 to 3 p.m. May 9. If you are interested in yarn spinning (knitting, crotchet or other handwork), this free class is for you. 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.

POLITICAL ORGANIZATIONS

Grant County Republican Party - 7 p.m., May 12 Williamstown City Building.

Grant County 9-12 Tea Party- 7 p.m., May 13 St. William Catholic Church, Williamstown. Local candidates have been invited. Refreshments, fellowship and a Q and A will be featured.

SITE-BASED COUNCILS

Sherman Elementary SBDM - 5 p.m. May 6.

Mason Corinth Elem. School SBDM - 3:30 p.m. May 11.

Grant Co. High School SBDM - 5:30 p.m. May 11.

Dry Ridge Elem. - 4 p.m. May 17. Notice this is a change from the regular meeting.

SOCIAL SECURITY

Social Security Field Representative - 10 a.m. - noon, May 12. Grant County Courthouse, Williamstown. For more information, call 1-800-772-1213 or 859-282-7324.

SUPPORT GROUPS

Living with Alzheimers - 7 p.m. May 6, Williamstown Baptist Church. Call Brenda at 859-835-4210 or Debbie at 824-6681 for more information.

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.