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Community Calendar - Jan. 29, 2009 - Feb. 4, 2009

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By The Staff

CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS

• The Corinth Women’s Club will meet at 6 p.m. Feb. 3 at Noble’s Restaurant.

• The Williamstown Kiwanis will meet at noon Feb. 4 at El Jalisco in Williamstown.

COMMUNITY SERVICES

• Helping Hands is open from 9 a.m. to noon Jan. 29 and Feb. 3. 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 is 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 $45. Session two begins Feb. 4. To register for class, contact Jill Marksberry with Community Education at 824-2871.

GOVERNMENT GATHERINGS

• Corinth City Commission will meet at 7 p.m. Feb. 2.

• Dry Ridge City Council will meet at 7 p.m. Feb. 2.

• Williamstown City Council will meet at 7 p.m. Feb. 2.

•The Grant County Fiscal Court will meet at 7 p.m. Feb. 2.

• Crittenden City Council will meet at 7 p.m. Feb. 3.

HAPPENINGS

• The Northern Kentucky Field and Forest Club will meet from 5 to 10 p.m. Jan. 31 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. 3 at the JMB Center on Taft Highway in Dry Ridge.

HEALTH

• Care Net Pregnancy Services will be open Jan. 29, Feb. 3 and Feb. 4 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, Jan. 29

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.

Monday, Feb. 2

6-7 p.m. My Name’s James – Professional storyteller Bill Watson portrays a Civil War Confederate veteran who shares his memories of serving in the war between the states. Call 824-2080 to register.

Wednesday, Feb. 4

9:30-10 a.m. Traveler’s Tales

6-7 p.m. Computer Basics - No computer experience necessary. Space is limited. Call 824-2080 to register.

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 – Did you know that you can download audiobooks, music and old movies at the Grant County Public Library or at your home computer? Call 824-2080 to register.

SENIOR ACTIVITIES

• Mason Baptist Church will host a monthly luncheon for senior citizens Jan. 31 Doors open at noon with the meal served at 12:30 p.m. If transportation is needed, call Sheridan Sexton at 824-1307.

SUPPORT GROUPS

• OFF Program meets at 11 a.m. Jan. 29 at the Grant County Health Center in Williamstown.

• Weight Watchers meets at 7 p.m. Feb. 3 at St. William Catholic Church. Weigh-in begins at 6:30 p.m.

• TOPS weight loss support group will meet at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 3 at Williamstown Christian Church. For more information, call Judy Schadler at 428-1297 or Lynn Hon at 824-1321.

• An Alzheimer’s support group is getting together to discuss the emotional impact that this disease has on everyone it touches. If you need to talk to someone, or just want to hear what someone else has gone through, please come. 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.