What's Happening: Spencer County's community calendar

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By The Staff

Knights of Columbus Lenten fish fry

The Knights of Columbus Lenten fish fry begins Friday, February 19 and will continue every Friday for six weeks at All Saints Catholic Church located at 410 Main Cross. Serving times are 5 until 8 p.m.  The Knights will offer a variety of fresh seafood and side dishes.

Commodity breakfast rescheduled

The FFA Commodity Breakfast scheduled for Monday was cancelled due to the weather.  The event has been rescheduled for March 15.

SCES Dance Team Benefit

The Family Diner is having a “pancake & sausage” breakfast to support the SCES Dance Team Saturday from 8 a.m. - 11 a.m. Located at 2980 Briar Ridge Road (on Ky 248, 1/2 mile past Taylorsville State Park Lake). Donation amount  is $5.00. For more information please call 376-0737.

Mongiardo in Taylorsville

Lt. Gov. Dan Mongiardo will be at the Taylorsville Chamber of Commerce building from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. Friday. His topic for the evening will be Heart Health Initiatives in celebration of American Heart Month to raise public awareness of heart disease, which is the leading cause of death among women.

SCYBA signups

SCYBA Baseball and Softball signups will be held Saturday at Ray Jewell Park from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.. If your child has not played in our league before, please bring a copy of their birth certificate to the signups.

Ovarian Cancer Seminar

C.O.P.E. (Community Outreach Program for Enrichment) of the Second Baptist Church of Taylorsville will be sponsoring a free education and awareness seminar on ovarian cancer. The seminar will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at Second Baptist Church located at 608 Jefferson Street in Taylorsville. Women 18 years of age and older are encouraged to attend. For more information please contact Wanda Carpenter at 502-475-8287.

SCYBA monthly meeting

SCYBA will be having its monthly meeting at Ray Jewell Sunday at 2 p.m. Anyone interested in what’s happening with baseball and softball in our community is encouraged to attend.

Historical and Genealogical Society

Linda and Scott Street, owners of the Polk House, the large red brick building in Taylorsville, will speak of their plans for restoration of the building, at the February meeting of the Spencer County Historical and Genealogical Society. The meeting will be at 6 p.m., Monday. Come and share your memories/photographs of the building.

Democratic State Senate Candidate Forum


A forum for Young Democrats will be held on Monday at 6 p.m. at the Shelbyville Stratton Center with the Democratic Candidates for the 20th State Senate District.  Any Young Democrat (age 35 and younger) in Bullitt, Shelby, or Spencer County is invited to attend and learn more about the Democratic State Senate Candidates running for office.  

Healthy Heart Program

A modification of lifestyle habits, such as dietary changes and increased physical activity levels, can help in combating heart disease. Join us on Thursday from 10 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. for Heart Healthy Cooking and Living at the Shelby County Extension office. You will see cooking demonstrations and hear educational updates on taking charge of your health. All participants will receive gifts such as cook booklets and product samples. This multi-county program (Henry, Shelby, Spencer, and Oldham) will include heart-healthy food sampling. Please reserve your spot at this FREE event by calling 502-633-4593. Be good to your heart! (If Shelby County Schools are closed this day due to inclement weather, this event will be canceled.)

SCBA meeting

Spencer County Business Association meeting will be held at the Elk Creek Restaurant Feb. 24 at 11:30 p.m. During the meeting, members will discuss upcoming events, spend time networking with other business members, and plan for the upcoming year, including marketing opportunities for SCBA members.

Relay meeting rescheduled

The American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life team captains meeting has been rescheduled for Thursday, Feb. 25 at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Spencer County Farm Bureau building, located at 695 Taylorsville Rd. Team captains and committee members are urged to attend.