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Community Calendar 9-9-10

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By The Staff

ARTS

CETA (Community Enrichment Through The Arts) - 6:30 p.m. Sept. 13, Grant County Tourism Office, Williamstown.

CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS

Williamstown F&AM No. 85 - 7:30 p.m., Sept. 9.

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

CLUBS

Grant County Fair Board - 7:30 p.m. Sept. 9, Grant County Extension Office, 105 Baton Rouge Road, Williamstown.

Grant County Women’s Club - Sept. 9. Call Lila McDaniel (859-824-4417) for more information.

Gold Wing Road Riders - 6:30 p.m., Sept. 10, 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.

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.

Kentucky Backyard Beekeepers - 7 p.m. Sept. 13, Grant Co. Extension Office, 105 Baton Rouge Road, Williamstown.

Grant County Cattlemen’s Association - 7:30 p.m. Sept. 13, Farm Bureau office, 486 Helton, Williamstown.

Grant County Farm Bureau Federation - 7:30 p.m. Sept. 14, Farm Bureau office, 486 Helton, Williamstown.

Corinth Lady Lions Club - 6:30 p.m. Sept. 15. 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. - 1 p.m. Tues. and Thurs. Evening hours - 11 a.m. to 6 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 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.

FARMER’S MARKET

Grant County Farmer’s Market - The Grant County Farmer’s Market, by Eagle Creek Learning Center on U.S. 25 in Williamstown, and by Whippy Dip in Critenden is now open daily with seasonal vegetables, including green beans, onions, corn and tomatoes. The farmer’s market accepts WIC and Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program food instruments. For more information call Debby Lucas Angel at 859-824-7586 or John Halsey at 859-428-2889.

FOOD DISTRIBUTION DAYS

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 (Sept. 16) in Grant County.

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

GOVERNMENT GATHERINGS

Grant County Board of Education - 7 p.m. Sept. 9, 820 Arnie Risen Blvd., Williamstown.

Williamstown Board of Education - 6 p.m. Sept. 13. 300 Helton Street, Williamstown.

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

Corinth City Commission - 7 p.m. Sept. 13, 215 Thomas Lane, Corinth.

Grant County Library Board of Trustees - 6:30 p.m. Sept. 14, Barnes Road, Williamstown.

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.

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 for more information.

LIBRARY

Toddler storytime - For infants through age 2 and their caregivers. 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 9

Preschool story time - For ages 3 to 5. 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 9.

Hobby farm support group - 10 a.m. - noon. Sept. 11. If you are interested in sustainability and self-sufficiency, join Grant County resident Bonny Henley and this first of its kind group in Northern Kentucky. Call 824-2080 to register.

Preschool story time - For ages 3 to 5. 11 a.m. Tues., Sept. 14.

NK One Book One Community: Tracking Weather - Sept. 14, 1988 ws Tori McClure’s first day back on land after her aborted attempt to row across the Atlantic Ocean. What she didn’t know was that two hurricanes battered her row boat. LEX18 Meteoroglogist Kristie Kubovic explains how modern satellites and radar track storms. Call 824-2080 to register.

Toddler storytime - For infants through age 2 and their caregivers. 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 15.

Learn to play Bridge -6:30 - 7:30 p.m. Sept. 16. 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.

Yurtfolk: Music & Culture of Mexico - 2 to 3 p.m. Sept. 19. Learn about the rich culture of Mexico through music, stories, dance, facts and trivia.. Call 824-2080 to register.

PARENT TEACHER GROUPS

CMZ PTT - 7 p.m. Sept. 16.

SES PTT - 6:30 p.m. Sept. 16.

MCE PTO - 6:30 p.m. Sept. 14.

SITE-BASED COUNCILS

Crittenden - Mount Zion SBDM - 4 p.m. Sept. 14.

Grant Co. Middle School SBDM - 5:30 p.m. Sept. 14.

Mason Corinth Elem. School SBDM - 3:30 p.m. Sept. 14.

Grant Co. High School SBDM - 5 p.m. Sept. 14..

SPORTS

3-ON-3 Basketball Tournament - Sept. 25. Williamstown High School. Men’s and women’s divisions. Entry fee is $80 for a team of four, which includes spectator passes and T-shirts. For more information or to register call Greg Middleton at 859-393-2393 or Pete Whaley at 859-663-5075 or go to www.williamstownkiwanis.org.

SUPPORT GROUPS

Relatives Raising Children- 6 - 7:30 p.m. Sept. 13. 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. Staff will assist with non-service connected disability pensions and service-connected compensation claims. Call 859-824-0940 for an appointment.

POLITICAL EVENT:

Grant County 9.12 Tea Party - 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 9 - Crittenden City Building. All welcome.

GRANT COUNTY PARKS AND RECREATION SEPTEMBER CALENDAR OF EVENTS:

• Sept. 9 - Cross Country Series - 6 p.m.

• Sept. 11 - Movie in the Park - “Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince.”

• Sept. 16 - Senior Bash and Cross Country Series

• Sept. 23 - Cross Country Series

• Sept. 24 - Movie in the Park - “Up.”

• Sept. 30 - Cross Country Series championship series and picnic - 6 p.m.

For more information, call 859-428-4500.