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National Day of Prayer is Thursday
Spencer County will host its observance of the National Day of Prayer on the steps of the Spencer County Courthouse at noon Thursday.
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.”
Country ham breakfast
Taylorsville Masonic Lodge #210 will host an all-you-can-eat country ham breakfast from 7 to 10 a.m. Saturday. The breakfast is $7 per person. Carry-out is available. Everyone is welcome.
Blood drive set for Monday
An American Red Cross blood drive is planned for Monday 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 email@example.com or call 1-800-RED-CROSS.
GOP to meet Monday
The Spencer County GOP will meet Monday at the Farm Bureau Community Room at 6:30 p.m., followed by the business meeting at 7.
The group will organize and review plans for the next election cycle. All registered Republicans in Spencer County are encouraged to attend and become active in local community activities.
For more information, visit the website www.spencercountygop.com or call 477-8046 or 477-0258.
May is Girl Power Month at the library
May is Girl Power Month at the Spencer County Public Library. Beginning May 9, every Thursday at 6:30 is girls’ night out.
Girls between the ages of 13 and 18 can join in activities and conversations. The event is sponsored by the The Center or Women and Families.
Project Graduation to host Class
of 2013 Memorial Walk
Spencer County Project Graduation is sponsoring a Class of 2013 Memorial Walk in memory of Chaz Goodlett, Mikie Monroe and Shelby Bockting. All three of these students were classmates of the 2013 graduates. This event is to celebrate their lives, honor their families and the class of 2013. The walk will be May 11 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Ray Jewell Park.
Pledge envelopes can be picked up at local area stores and at the high school. Pledging starts at $20. All participants receive a Memorial Walk t-shirt. There will be music, concessions, and bouncie houses.
All proceeds go to Project Graduation, The Chaz Goodlett Scholarship Fund, The Licking River Outfitters (charity selected by the Monroe family) and the Make-A-Wish Foundation (charity chosen by the Bockting family).
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.
Annual Gourd Art Show set for May 18-19
The Kentucky Gourd Society’s annual Gourd Art Show is set for May 18-19 at Spencer County Elementary School. This year’s theme is “Doodlin’ Around with Gourds.”
For more information, visit www.kygourdsociety.org.
Cushman Club coming to Finchville
The Hoosier Cushman Club will be at the Finchville Community Center on May 17-19.
For more information, call Alice at 502-425-1997.
The community center is on Ky. 55, four miles south of I-64 Exit 32.
Habitat for Humanity
announces golf scramble
Spencer County Habitat for Humanity is hosting its eighth annual golf scramble of June 22 at Tanglewood Golf Course.
Registration starts at 7 a.m. with shotgun start at 8.
The event features door prizes and a catered lunch.
All proceeds benefit the local Habitat chapter.
For more information, visit www.spencercountyhfh.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.