Community Announcements

Published 1:35 pm Thursday, March 28, 2019

Stanford City Wide Spring Clean-Up

Stanford City Wide Spring Clean-Up will be held through April 5 and will end with a Main Street Clean-Up coordinated by East Ky Pride/Bluegrass Green Source on Saturday, April 6. This service will be provided for those who reside within the city limits of Stanford. For more information, contact City Hall at (606) 365-4500.

Annual Big Toy Day

The Annual BIG TOY DAY will be held Saturday, April 13 from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at The Showroom on the corner of 2405 Lebanon Road, Danville. From 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. there will be no honking or noise to accommodate those with sensory issues. There will be lots of big equipment, crafts, face painting, and food vendor. $20 a car load.

Cupcake Wars

The Lincoln County Public Library will host Cupcake Wars on Saturday, April 13 at noon. Kids and teens ages 6-18 can come show off their creativity in our Cupcake Wars Decorating Competition. Cupcakes, frosting and decorations will be provided. Cupcake design must relate to our summer reading theme, outer space. Space is limited, please call the library at (606) 365-7513 to reserve your spot!

LC All Breed Club Rabbit Show

The Lincoln County All Breed Club Double Open and Double Youth Rabbit Show will be held Saturday, March 30 at the Lincoln County Fairgrounds. Check-in times are Friday night from 6 to 9 p.m. (barn will be open for drop off if needed) and Saturday morning from 6 to 8:30 a.m. Sanction Numbers include: Show A: NOA3892 & NYA3894 and Show B: NOA3893 & NYA3895. The 4H Bunny Scouts Club is hosting a Youth Skill-a-Thon. For more information, contact Michelle Padgett at (606) 282-0515 or email: renate.padgett@yahoo.com. Concessions will be available throughout the day.

Lincoln County Democratic Men and Women to meet

The Lincoln County Democratic Women along with the Lincoln County Democratic Executive Committee will meet Thursday, April 11, at the Lincoln County Courthouse, beginning at 5 p.m. Guest speakers include candidates for state office running in the primary election. They are Josh Mers (KY State Treasurer), Robert Conway (Agriculture Commissioner), and Mike Caperton (KY Court of Appeals. They will speak first and take questions from the floor; business meeting will be conducted following their speeches. The general public is invited to attend and get to know these Democratic candidates. If you have further questions, please call (859) 749-9916 or (859) 749-0704.

Egg My Yard

Lincoln County 4-H will gladly Egg Your Yard. On the evening of Friday, April 19 after 8 p.m., 4-H members will egg your front yard with candy-filled eggs (peanut free) for your children to wake up to a surprise!. Please only egg your own home. Call (606) 365-2447 or email courtney.brock@uky.edu with any questions or to sign-up. Cost is $25 for 50 eggs and $50 for 100 eggs. Spaces are limited, so sign up today. Bring your payment to the Lincoln County Extension Office by Friday, April 12. Make you checks payable to Lincoln County 4-H.

4-H Flower Sale

The 4-H Flower Sale will be held Saturday, April 13 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Hobby Lobby parking lot in Danville. Hanging baskets for $10 – $25, herbs perennials and more. Pay with cash, check or card. All proceeds to benefit the LC 4-H Dominican Republic service project.

Lunch-N-Learn

The first Lunch-N-Learn program for 2019 will be held Wednesday, April 3 at noon at the Lincoln County Extension Office. Featured recipe will be One Pot Cheesy Spaghetti. If you plan to attend, call and RSVP by noon on Monday, April 1. For more information, cal (606) 365-2447.

Wilderness Trace KFTC Chapter Meeting

The Wilderness Trace Chapter of Kentuckians for the Commonwealth will meet Monday, April 1 at 7 p.m. at Inter-County Energy Community Room, 1009 Hustonville Rd., Danville. (The Community Room entrance is on the left side of the Inter-County building.

Yarn, Hook & Needles Group

Do you enjoy crafting with yarn, crochet hooks and/or knitting needles? Have interest or want to learn. This free group is for you. The group meets the first Monday of the month from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Lincoln County Extension office. The next meeting will be April 1.

Exploration Station: Sun Safety

The Lincoln County Public Library will host Exploration Station: Sun Safety on Tuesday, April 9. Stop by the Makerspace any time between 5 and 7 p.m.. Kids and Teens will learn about safety in the sun. The importance of sunglasses, sunscreen, clothing will all be discussed. The science of UV beads will be discussed and demonstrated. This program is free and open to the public. For more information, call the Lincoln County Public Library at (606) 365-7513.

LC Historical Society to meet

The Lincoln County Historical Society will meet Tuesday, April 2 at 7 p.m. at the Lincoln County Public Library, second floor. Guest speaker will be Ken Hill, re-enactment coordinator for the Siege of 1777 at Logans Fort 2019. He will be speaking on the Siege in May 2019 and preparation that goes into becoming an re-enactor. Light refreshments will be served. The board meeting will be at 6 p.m. in Community Room 2, upstairs.

Living with diabetes

A diabetes self-management education and support class will be held Thursday, April 4 and 11, from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Lincoln County Extension office. Must register by calling (606) 365-2447. Must attend both sessions. Refreshments and lunch will be provided. Instructors are Julie Steber, RD, LD, CDE, MLDE and Rita Stewart, County Extension Agent.

4-H Summer Camp

Register now for 4-H Summer Camp which is set for July 8-12 at the J. M. Feltner Camp in London. The theme for the week is Jungle Safari. Cost is $250 and includes lodging, meals, snacks, t-shirt, activities and class fees. Early bird deadline is March 29 (receive a limited edition 4-H T-shirt); final deadline is June 3. Space is limited. First come, first served. For more information, call (606) 365-2447.

Breakfast and shopping with the Easter bunny

Plan to have breakfast and shop with the Easter bunny on Saturday, April 6 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Lincoln County Extension office, 104 Metker Trail. Tickets are $5 and includes pancakes, sausage, drink and a photo with the Easter bunny (children under three eat free with paying adult). Baby chicks and bunnies will be available from the 4-H Clubs. For more information, call (606) 365-2447.

Focus on Family

A Focus on the family, preventing, treating and recovering from addiction as a family will be presented by Alex Elswick, M.S., Extension Associate for Family and Resource Management. The session will be held Thursday, April 4 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Lincoln County Extension office. Addiction is a family disease. As such, families play a role in preventing loved ones from getting addicted, treating a loved one’s addiction, and supporting loved ones in recovery. This session focuses not only on the role of the family in prevention, treatment and recovery, but also on the Recovery of the family unit as a whole. Call (606) 365-2447 to reserve your spot by April 1.

Kindergarten registration for Lincoln County Schools

Attention parents: It is time for kindergarten registration in Lincoln County. Stop by your school through Friday, March 29 to pick up registration information and to schedule an appointment. If your child is currently enrolled in preschool they will not need to register.

2019 Youth Baseball/Girls Softball/T-Ball/Wee Ball registration

2019 Youth Baseball/Girls Softball/T-Ball/Wee Ball registration is being held through March 29 at the Park Office, Monday-Friday 1-4 p.m. (drop box available after hours/weekends) or online at lincolncountyparks.org. Ages 4-12 (child must be four years old by April 30 to participate). Baseball/T-Ball/Wee Ball: $65; Girls Softball: $60.

Clothing demonstration

What did my Ancestors Wear will be presented on Saturday, March 30 at 1 p.m. Jeanette Hillard, 18th Century Clothier, and her husband, Archie, will be demonstrating the clothing types worn by settlers around the time of the Siege at Logan’s Fort. She has been making period clothing for reenactors for 20 years. She will have examples of both men’s and women’s period clothing and plenty of time will be allowed for questions.