Community Announcements: Dec. 21, 2017

Published 11:11 pm Thursday, December 21, 2017

Holiday Closing

The Lincoln County Health Department will be closed Friday, Dec. 29 and Monday, Jan. 1 in observance of the New Year’s holiday.

Tax preparation class

Patriot Tax Service will hold classes (no charge) of tax preparation starting December 5 and running through January 11. The class will meet Tuesday and Thursday from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Stanford office. For more information, contact Marsha at (859) 583-0798.

American Legion Post 18 monthly meetings

The American Legion Post 18 in Stanford meets the first Thursday of every month at 6 p.m. at the Lincoln County Public Library, second floor. All veterans are welcome.

Square Dance lessons

Fort Logan Pioneer Square Dance lessons are now available at First Southern Veterans Park community building, 567 Goshen Rd., Stanford from 7 to 9 p.m. Learn Western Square Dancing and line dancing. First two lessons are free. Call Judy at (606) 669-0133 or Jerry at (859) 410-4556.

Bingo-Cize

Lincoln County Senior Citizens Center presents Bingo-Cize every Thursday from 1 to 2 p.m in the center’s dining room. Age 60 and over. Free class. Call (606) 365-9016 to register.

Waynesburg  SBDM Council to meet

Waynesburg Elementary’s SBDM Council will meet on: January 18, 2018; February 15, March 15, April 19,  and May 17. All meetings will be held at 4 p.m. in the school library.

Hustonville Site-Based Council meetings

Hustonville Elementary’s SBDM Council will meet on January 18 at 4:30 p.m., February 15 at 4:30 p.m., March 15 at 4:30 p.m., April 19 at 4:30 p.m., and May 17 at 4:30 p.m.

Highland SBDM Council Meetings

Highland Elementary’s SBDM Council will meet on January 17, February 21, March 21, April 18, May 16 and June 13. The meetings will be held at 4:30 p.m. in the school library. Note this is the third Wednesday of the month with the exception for December and June these were changed due to existing conflicts.

Good Grief Support Group

The Good Grief Support Group will meet from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on the second and last Thursday of each month at the Lincoln County Public Library. Join our caring, compassionate atmosphere as we share life experience and understanding in times of grief and bereavement. Snacks and coffee will be provided. For more information, contact Stephanie Atkins, CMA/volunteer coordinator at (606) 669-4648 (cell) or home at (606) 758-4680.

New book store seeks local artists

The Rabbit Hole, a new book store in town is looking for local artists to display their work at the store, located at 713 E Main, Stanford. If you are interested, please contact Mary at (606) 510-1156.

Lions Club monthly meetings

The Lions Club meets on the first and third Mondays of every month at the Lincoln County Public Library. The public is encouraged to attend and are invited to join the Lions Club. The Lions Club is here to serve the community. Meetings begin at 6:30 p.m. Call (207) 239-4766 to reach Lion Bob Swett or call the Lincoln County Public Library at (606) 365-7513 with any questions.

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.

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

The Library will be closed Monday, Jan. 1 for the New Year’s holiday.

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 about any of the following programs.

Preschool Programs:

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

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 4-5 years)

Tech Tuesdays: 6 to 7 p.m.

Fizz, Boom, Fun – 11 a.m., second Friday of each month.

For All Ages

First Wednesdays Art Works: Every first Wednesday of each month at 11 a.m. – learn new art techniques. Registration is required.

SKILLS U presents GED Instruction on Thursdays, 1 to 3 p.m. Call (606) 365-9665 for more information.  GED instruction that is taught by caring, knowledgeable staff, available face-to-face and online, designed to help make tough subjects more understandable and FREE!

Arthritis Foundation Exercise Class/Strong Women Program: Presented by the Lincoln County Health Dept. is held Mondays and Wednesdays at 9:30 at the Lincoln County Public Library. We will focus on flexibility and strength training exercises. New participants are always welcome.