Community Announcements: Jan. 12, 2017

Lincoln County ASAP to meet Jan. 18

The ASAP meeting will be held Wednesday, Jan. 18 at 11:30 p.m. at the HOPE Office located at 201 E Main St, Stanford, KY 40484.

LC High School Prom set for April 15

The Lincoln County High School Prom will be held Saturday, April 15. The Youth Services Center is looking for prom dresses, shoes and jewelry to help make sure every young lady has a magical time at the prom. Please call the Lincoln County Chamber for questions or for pick up at (606) 365-4118.

Blood drive in Stanford

Blood donations are the ultimate renewable resource, and area residents are invited to recycle life at the upcoming blood drive. The blood drive is set for Thursday, Jan. 19 from 1 to 6 p.m. in the fellowship room at the Stanford Presbyterian Church, 213 East Main Street. Blood donors must be 17-years-old (16 with parental consent), weigh at least 110 pounds, be in general good health, show a photo I.D. and meet additional requirements. Sixteen-year-old donors must have a signed parental permission slip, which can be found at kybloodcenter.org. For more information, call 800-755-2522.

Holiday closing

The Lincoln County Health Department will be closed Monday, Jan. 16 in observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday.

LC Chamber to host Business After Hours

Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce will host a Business After Hours at Hometown Dental (formally Dental Associates of Stanford) located at 614 E Main, Stanford on Tuesday, Jan. 17 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Tour their state of the art office, meet their staff and register for one of their fabulous door prizes. The public is invited. For questions, call the Lincoln County Chamber at (606) 365-4118.

Nature’s Thyme Herb Group to meet

Nature’s Thyme Herb Group will meet Thursday, Jan. 12 at 7 p.m. at Garrard County Extension Office. Eric Comley, Extension Agent will present Tree Identification for us. Please contact the office at (859) 792-3026 to reserve your seat.

Gentle Yoga classes

Gentle Yoga classes are available on Thursdays from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Garrard County Extension Office. This class is great for anyone with balance or knee issues. Contact Kristina Beaman with any questions at (609) 456-8413 or kristinabeaman@gmail.com.

Yoga classes

Yoga classes are available on Tuesdays from 7 to 8 p.m. at Garrard County Extension Office. This class works well for new students or those with experience. Contact Kristina Beaman with any questions at (609) 456-8413 or kristinabeaman@gmail.com.

 LC Health Department to hold

free smoking cessation class

The Lincoln County Health Department is offering the American Lung Association’s Freedom From Smoking program beginning Tuesday, Jan. 24. This is a free 8-week smoking cessation class that is open to anyone living or working in Lincoln County. The nicotine patch will be provided free as well. Classes will start at 5 p.m. at the health department. Registration is required by calling Lee Ann Taylor at the Lincoln County Health Department at (606) 365-3106. You can be a non-smoker!

Miss Danville/Miss Heart of Kentucky Scholarship Organization accepting contestants

The Miss Danville/Miss Heart of Kentucky Scholarship Organization is accepting contestants for the 2017 Pageant to be held Jan. 28 in beautiful Gravely Hall at Danville High School. This event is for girls and young women from 3 years of age to 24 years of age. For application or information, please email Missdanville@gmail.com or contact Susan Smith Parks at (859) 319-8427. The Miss Danville/Miss Heart of Kentucky Organization is a part of the Miss Kentucky and Miss America Scholarship Organization. The Miss America Organization is the largest provider of scholarships to young women in the world today.

Hustonville Elementary SBDM meetings

Hustonville Elementary 2017 SBDM meetings will start at 4 p.m. in the school library on the following dates: Feb. 14, March 14, 2017, April 11, and May 9.

Cedar Creek Sportsman Club meetings

The Cedar Creek Sportsman Club meets every third Tuesday of the month with a meeting and meal. Membership is $60/year. Anyone wanting to rent building, please contact Phyllis Adams at (606) 355-0276.

Square Dance lessons 

Fort Logan Pioneers Square Dance Club mainstream lessons are being held at the Habitat Building, 4160 Hwy. 27 South, Stanford from 7 to 9 p.m. First lesson is free. Call (859) 410-4556 for more information.

GED classes in Crab Orchard

GED classes at Crab Orchard Elementary are being held every Tuesday at 1 p.m. in C.O.E.S. Conference Room. Please R.S.V.P at (606) 365-5831 to Gail Owens or (606) 365-9665 to Lincoln County Adult Ed.

Stanford Rotary Club meetings

The Stanford Rotary Club meets most Mondays at noon, at the Kentucky Depot Restaurant. Anyone is welcome to attend.

Open Mic Night

Open Mic Night is every Friday night at 7 p.m. at the historic L&N Depot.

Lincoln County Public Library Events

Hours for the Lincoln County Library are: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday – 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday – 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday – 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Contact (606) 365-7513 for more information aboout any of the following programs.

Preschool Programs: 

The Lincoln County Public Library now offers six story times each week as well as monthly Science Time for preschoolers.

Mondays, 10 a.m. – McKinney Baptist Church

Tuesdays, 10 a.m. – Pleasant View Baptist Church

Wednesdays, 10 a.m. – Crab Orchard City Hall

Thursdays, 10 a.m. – Westside Community United Methodist Church

Thursdays, 10 a.m. – Toddler Tales at the Library (ages 18 months – 3 years)

Thursdays, 11 a.m. – Preschool Storytime at the Library (ages 3-5 years)

Second Friday of each month, 11 a.m. – Fizz, Boom, Fun! (ages 3-6)

For All Ages

Happy Scrappers: Saturday, Jan. 14 at 10 a.m. The Crafting Club and Crochet Club will both meet. Bring your projects and supplies and get crafting. Those wishing to learn how to crochet should arrive by 1 p.m. New members are always welcome.

Tech Tuesdays: Jan. 24 through March 7 at 6 p.m. Each week will feature a different hands-on activities. For more information, call the library or visit our website: lcplinfo.org.

Explore Tech: Engineers Make a World of Difference: Saturday, Jan. 21- Noon to 2 p.m. Explore Tech is a national traveling exhibition that introduces the role engineers play in our lives. The exhibit features hands-on and multimedia components that allow exhibit visitors to interact with exhibit content in a dynamic way, encouraging new perspectives about engineers and their vital work. Be one of the first to see the exhibit and join in on some fun hands-on activities. Explore Tech: Engineers Make a World of Difference is part of the STAR Library Education Network (STAR_Net) led by the National Center for Interactive Learning at the Space Science Institute. Exhibit partners include the American Library Association, the Lunar and Planetary Institute, and Afterschool Alliance. Explore Tech is supported through a grant from the National Science Foundation.

Early Childhood Science Festival: Friday, Jan. 27 at 10 a.m. Interactive stations will be provided to captivate your young learners to explore science, technology, engineering, and math.

Pushing the Limits: Jan. 26 at 6 p.m. and Feb. 28 at 6 p.m. Unleash your mind. Explore and get involved in ideas about nature, connections, survival and knowledge. This new series brings together books and videos featuring authors, scientists, and everyday people who thrive on exploring the natural world. (Nature: Jan. 26 – featured title “When the Killing’s Done by T. C. Boyle; Survival: Feb. 28 – featured title Arctic Drift by Clive Cussler.)

Artful Action Figures: Saturday, Feb. 4 at 12 p.m. Presented by The Living Arts and Science Center, learn to construct a small, bendable figurine, then put your creative, problem-solving powers into action as you form clothing, costumes, and accessories.

Energy in Motion: Saturday, Feb. 11 at 12 p.m. Presented by The Living Arts and Science Center, explore energy on the move in the library! This program features a variety of hands-on experiments and interactive activities based on energy and the food chain, the transformation of energy, circuits, renewable vs. nonrenewable energy sources and much more!

Fun with Science: Saturday, Feb. 18 at 12 p.m. Presented by Dr. Jeff Fieberg, Chemistry professor from Centre College. Bring the entire family to see these amazing science demonstrations!