What's Happening — Week of Oct. 16

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Bevin to speak in Spencer on Thursday
U.S. Senate candidate Matt Bevin, Republican, will speak in Spencer County on Thursday at 7 p.m. at the Kentucky Farm Bureau building, at 695 Taylorsville Road, next to Dairy Queen.
Bevin, 46, lives in Louisville, and will accept questions after he speaks. The event is sponsored by the Spencer County Tea Party. For more information, call Carol at 502-618-1940.

Upcoming Spencer County Public Library events
• Need a good scare or just a laugh? The library, in conjunction with the Spencer County Historical Society, is bringing out Spencer County High School yearbooks from 1924 thru 1989. This event will be at the library Oct. 28 at 7 p.m.
• Story time is on Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Oct. 29 is Witches Hat Day.

Democrats to meet Monday
The Spencer County Democrats will meet Monday at the Farm Bureau community room at 6 p.m. All registered Democrats are encouraged to come.
For more information, contact Lil Clark at lmclark46@gmail.com

MPCAA to offer Zumba Gold
On Tuesdays and Thursdays, the Multi-Purpose Community Action Agency will offer Zumba Gold classes for active adults. Ages 60 and over are admitted free. Ages 50-59 will be charged a $2 admission fee.
Classes are scheduled for 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Space is limited. Call Jill at 477-8296 for more information.

Farm Bureau citrus orders
2013 Florida Citrus Fruit Program order forms may be picked up at the Spencer County Farm Bureau office. All orders and money must be turned in by Oct. 25.

Fall waste tire amnesty
The fall 2013 waste tire amnesty will be at the Spencer County Road Department on Fairgrounds Road on Friday, Oct. 25, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Saturday, Oct. 26, from 8 to 3; and Sunday, Oct. 27, from 8 to noon.
No solid tires will be accepted. Dealers may turn in tires at a cost of $1 per tire. The event is open to Spencer County residents only; proof of residency is required.
County employees will be on site to help with unloading.
For more information, call Curtis Ochs at 477-3218.

Drug take-back
The Taylorsville Police Department is hosting a drug drop off in conjunction with the Drug Enforcement Agency on Saturday, Oct. 26, 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 ask that all medications be in sealed containers. Pills should not be mixed with any liquid medications.
For additional information, call 502-477-3231.

Mount Eden Ruritan to host annual fish fry
The Mount Eden Ruritan Club will host its annual pre-election day fish fry on Nov. 1 at 5:30 p.m. Fish and fixings will be offered for $10 per plate.

Eighth annual Veterans Ceremony set for Nov. 2
Guard Duty will hold it’s eighth annual Veterans Ceremony on Nov. 2. This year’s Veterans Honor Service will be hosted by Grace Chapel Church, Pastor Johnny Hood, located at 60 Ray Road at 10 a.m. followed by the Laying Of The Wreaths at the War Memorial, Main Street, Taylorsville. Veterans wishing to be honored for the War Memorial Service are cordially invited to report to the city hall annex parking lot following the 10 a.m. honor service.
For more information, call Hobert Judd at 422-0386 or DJ Fee at 442-5462.

Saddle Club to host Halloween dance, contest
The Mount Eden Saddle Club will host a halloween dance and costume contest on Saturday, Nov. 2, at the Mount Eden Ruritan building at 8 p.m.
Silver Wings Band will play from 8 to midnight. Admission is $5 for adults, children age 6 and under are admitted free, and members are admitted free.
The contest will be for the scariest costume, funniest costume and cutest kid under 12.
The 2014 officer election is planned for 6:30 p.m.
Proceeds from the dance will be used to by Christmas gifts for community children in need.
For more information, contact Chasidy Hawkins at turnem04@bellsouth.net or 502-680-0497.

Craft fair at high school to benefit Project Grad
Spencer County High School Project Graduation is hosting a fall craft fair Nov. 2 from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the school, 520 Taylorsville Road.
Any crafters wishing to participate must reserve a booth for $20 in advance by calling Michele Barlow at 477-3250 or 262-5214. Booths will be located in the cafeteria and hall. Approximate booth size is 12 feet by 10 feet and includes one table.
Crafters keep their profits. Concessions will be offered by Project Graduation only. No other concession booths will be allowed.

Concert for Heroes to benefit Wounded Warrior Project
Spencer Countians are sponsoring a concert and dinner fundraiser to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project on Friday, Nov. 8, from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Wildwood Country Club on Bardstown Road in Louisville.
Music will be provided by Taylorsville native J.D. Shelburne.
Tickets are $50 per person and can be purchased by calling Kim Dunkelberger at 502-477-1738 or Beverly Hill 502-295-0950. The deadline for reservations is Monday, Nov. 4.
Checks should be made payable to Concert for Heroes and can be mailed to K. Dunkelberger, 166 Jennifer’s Pt., Fisherville, Ky. 40023.

Classmate seeks interest in 45-year reunion
Any members of the Taylorsville High School class of 1968 who are interested in having a 45-year class reunion are asked to contact Vicki Kelly Buygi at 859-707-8418.
The reunion is tentatively scheduled for Oct. 27 at Elk Creek Restaurant from 4 to 9 p.m. The meal would be a buffet and would cost $25 per person.

Chamber accepting Citizen of the Year nominations
The Taylorsville-Spencer County Chamber of Commerce is currently accepting nominations for the 2013 Citizen of the Year.
Anyone in the community is invited to nominate a person they believe worthy of the award.
Nominations must be received by November 29 and should be sent to Chamber President Cara Lewis at P.O. Box 555, Taylorsville, Ky. 40071, or emailed to president@spencercountykychamber.com.
 Nominations should include a short description detailing the nominee’s accomplishments.

Conservation Art and Writing
“Mission H2O” is the subject of the 2013 Conservation Writing Contest and the Jim Claypool Art Contest. The county winners in each division receive $100 from the Spencer County Conservation District. First place winners in each school receive $75, second place $50 and third place $25. The teacher that has the county winner in each division will also receive $100. The top winners in each school receive these checks, trophies, ribbons and certificates. Regional and county winners will also receive checks from the Kentucky Association of Conservation District and Farm Bureau. The publication can be found at www.conservation.ky.gov/ and www.kyfb.com. For more information about the 2013 Art and Writing Contest contact the Spencer County Conservation District at 502-477-2867.

Adult Ed offers college, GED prep classes
College and GED preparation classes are available at the Spencer County Adult Education Center, 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.

Senior Center open Tuesdays, Thursdays
The Spencer County Multi-Purpose Community Action Agency Senior Life Enrichment Center, located at 44 Creekside Drive, is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays for community members ages 60 and older. Lunch is served at 11:30. Reservations must be made by noon Tuesday for the following week. Call 477-8296 and ask for Ginger for more information.