What's Happening — Week of April 24

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Board of Elections meeting canceled
Thursday’s regular meeting of the Spencer County Board of Elections has been canceled due to illness. Regular meetings will resume in May.

Drug take-back
The Taylorsville Police Department is hosting a drug drop off in conjunction with the Drug Enforcement Agency on Saturday from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. in the Taylorsville City Hall parking lot at 70 Taylorsville Road. Residents can bring any expired/unused/unwanted pills, liquids, needles or other medications for free and safe disposal, no questions asked. Officials asked that all medications be in sealed containers. Pills should not be mixed with any liquid medications.
In the event of rain, officers will be inside the City Hall Annex and will come out to meet residents who are dropping off.
For additional information, call 502-477-3231.

Cumbos to host gospel sing
The Cumbos Old Gospel Barn in Cox’s Creek will host a gospel sing Saturday at 7:30 p.m.
Featured guests are the Truth Trio from Elizabethtown, The Cumbos and more.
The event is free and open to the public.

Bunco night, silent auction to raise money for Relay
All Saint’s is hosting a bunco night and silent auction to raise funds for Relay for Life.
The event is set for Saturday at 6 p.m. in the All Saint’s Parish Hall.
Dinner will also be served, and the event will feature chili cook-off selections, desserts and door prizes.
Tickets are $10 each. For tickets or more information, contact Karen Karrer at 817-1822 or 477-5519.

Blood drive set for Tuesday
The American Red Cross will host a community blood drive at First Baptist Church in Taylorsville on Tuesday from 2 to 6 p.m. The church’s fellowship hall is located at 115 W. Main St.
For more information, visit redcrossblood.org.

National Day of Prayer is May 2
Spencer County will host its observance of the National Day of Prayer on the steps of the Spencer County Courthouse at noon on May 2.
Area pastors and government officials will be present to commemorate the day. This year’s theme is “Praying for America” and the key verse is Matthew 12:21, “In his name the nations will put their hope.”

Blood drive set for May 6
An American Red Cross blood drive is planned for Monday, May 6, from 4 to 8 p.m. in the parking lot of Elk Creek Realty, TruePoint Insurance and Edward Jones at 6287 Taylorsville Road.
To schedule an appointment in advance, email your preferred time to diana.hilbert@truepointgroup.com or call 1-800-RED-CROSS.

Middle, high school theater students plan performances
Spencer County Middle School and High School theater students will present the production, “Much Ado About Nothing,” by William Shakespeare, directed by Shelby Steege, on May 16-19.
Performances will be at 7 p.m. May 16-18 and at 2 p.m. on May 19.
Tickets are $2 for students and $4 for adults.
The performances will be in the Spencer County Middle School auditorium.

Main Street plans inaugural ‘Main Street Fleamarket’
The Main Street Committee is hosting its inaugural “Main Street Fleamarket” in conjunction with the Kentucky Gourd Society’s Gourd Art Show on Saturday, May 18.
The cost of a 12-foot by 12-foot booth at the fleamarket is $20. Alcohol, firearms and clothing (except vintage clothing) are not allowed.
For more information on becoming a vendor, call Jan at 502-475-9132 or Lois at 502-422-1302.

Relay for Life events
Spencer County Relay for Life will be June 14 and 15 at Spencer County High School.
One team meeting remains between now and the event and that is on May 21 at 6:30 p.m. at Taylorsville United Methodist Church.
Bank night, for teams to come deposit funds raised, will be Tuesday, June 11.
For more information, visit www.relayforlife.org/spencerky.

5K to benefit Relay for Life
The Brady Bunch Relay for Life team is hosting the “Light the Way 5K” on Saturday, June 1, beginning at 8 a.m. at Taylorsville Lake State Park.
The cost is $25 for participants who pre-register by May 18.
The cost is $30 to register on the day of the race, with registration beginning at 7 a.m.
Checks should be made payable to RFL Brady Bunch.
Online registration is available at http://www.headfirstperformance.com/Home/LightTheWay5K.aspx.
Prizes will be awarded to the top three males and females in each age group. There will be door prizes and refreshments after the race.
All donations go to the American Cancer Society.
For more information, call 502-403-8153 or 502-644-3404 or email RFLBradyBunch@gmail.com

Adult Ed offers college, GED prep classes
College and GED preparation classes are available at the Spencer County Adult Education Program, located at 406 Main Cross in Taylorsville.
Classes are offered on Tuesday and Thursday mornings as well as Tuesday and Thursday evenings.
Call 502-477-3265 for more information or to get enrolled.

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