Body Fitness Exercise Classes
Body Fitness Exercise Classes began on January 28, 2019 at the UK Extension Office on Stacy Lane. A donation of $3 per class will be accepted. The classes are on Monday and Wednesday mornings, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. They are helpful for people with arthritis, asthma and those who have difficulty moving. The instructor is Sister Loretta Spotila, RN. For more information, call 723-8505.
Business Babes Society to meet
The Business Babes Society, Women Professionals of Central Kentucky, will host Central Kentucky Networking Connection events on March 14 at LaCabana in Irvine. The event starts at 5:30 p.m. For more information or to register, look them up on Facebook at facebook.com/businessbabessociety/, http://www.businessbabessociety.org/events, or call 859-623-8282.
Community Seed Swap
There will be a community seed swap on Saturday, March 16, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Estill County Extension Office, located at 76 Golden Court in Irvine. The swap is free and open to the public. Bring any vegetable, flower or herb seeds that you would like to share. Questions? Call 606-723-4557.
1985 will be in concert at the American Legion Post #79 on March 23 at 8 p.m. Cover charge is $5. Must be 21 or over.
Drug Tip Line
The Irvine Police Department has their new drug tip hotline up and running. Call 1-606-975-6799 to report any suspected drug activity. You may call twenty four hours a day, seven days a week.
Estill Arts Council
The monthly meeting of the Estill Arts Council will be held at the Estill County Public Library meeting room at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 19th. All current and prospective members are invited to attend.
Four Seasons Garden Club
“Edible Landscaping” will be the program topic at the Four Seasons Garden Club on Wednesday, March 20 at 3 p.m. in the Extension Office. Rick Durham, UK Extension specialist, will present the program which is open to the public and free of charge. New members are welcome to join. Francine Bonny is the club president. The Four Seasons Garden Club is a member of the National Council of State Garden Clubs, Inc.
Free Dump Days
As part of the week-long Commonwealth Clean-up, free dump days at the landfill will be Friday, March 29 and Saturday, March 30. Tires cannot be disposed at the landfill.
Hunter’s Education Course
There will be a Hunter’s Education Class (orange card) March 14th thru 16th. This will be a 3 day class that has no charge but you are required to attend all 3 days in order to get credit for the course. Thursday and Friday will be class room at the Estill County Fair Grounds, and Saturday will be the range day at the Estill County Sportsmen’s Club. MUST BE 9 YEARS OF AGE (as of March 14th) TO ATTEND. Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife requires online pre-registration for all hunter education courses statewide. Registration link for this class — https://register-ed.com/events/register/137079. For more information, call the Estill County Extension Office at 606-723-4557.
Eddie Price will portray Roscoe Tarleton Goose, Kentucky Derby Winner, on April 18, at 1 p.m. at the Estill County Public Library. The presentation is sponsored by Kentucky Humanities.
Kiwanis Club of Irvine-Ravenna
The Kiwanis Club of Irvine-Ravenna will meet Thursday, March 14, 5:30 p.m. at Steam Engine Pizza. Skip Johnson will give updates on the “Estill County Iron Furnaces”. Persons dedicated to improving the world one child and one community at a time are welcome to become members. Our community is stronger for Kiwanis’ contributions in the last 97 years. You are invited. Come and make a difference.
Legion Fish Fry
March 16 is the American Legion’s Birthday and we will be celebrating with a fish supper and Kenny Chenault, DJ. A dance begins at 8 p.m. Come join us!
Mountain Mushroom Festival Events Registration
The Mountain Mushroom Festival invites the community to get involved in the activities and events of the festival. Guidelines and registration forms for the Mountain Mushroom Festival events are available in Irvine City Hall and on the festival website: www.mountainmushroomfestival.org. The applications are for the Arts & Crafts Booths, Fungus 5K & 2K Run/Walk, Parade, Agate Hunts, and Agate, Gem, & Mineral Show. Other activities that have prizes and/or rosettes are the Mushroom Cook-Off, Mushroom Hunting Contest, Cake Decorating Contest, Photo Contest, and Window Decorating Contest. Categories from youth to adults are noted on the guidelines. Contact the festival at (606)723-1233 for further information.
Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings
AA meets every night at 8 p.m. at 167 Broadway, Irvine. The women’s meeting ais 6:30 p.m. on Saturday. There are no fees or dues. For more information call 723-6429.
The Never Alone NA group meets on Monday and Thursday nights from 8-9pm at the SPARK office in the back of the CWC (Christian Worship Center) 105 Broadway.
The Al-Anon group will meet every Monday at 7 p.m. at River View Hotel (on Main Street) in the piano room. Al-anon is a meeting for family members and friends of those with alcohol abuse problems. Call 723-6429 for more information.
Narconon Addiction Treatment
With the opiate crisis running rampant, families are looking for ways to help those they love who need treatment. Getting them into treatment becomes even harder if their loved one is not willing. This is when Intervention can become key. To learn more about successful interventions, please visit,
https://www.narcononnewliferetreat.org/blog/intervention-101.html. Narconon can help you take steps to overcome addiction in your family. Call today for free screenings or referrals. 1- 800-431-1754.
There will be a breakfast held for all retired and former National Guard members from the Charlie Company 1st/149th the first Friday every month, beginning at 9 a.m., at the Cracker Barrel in Richmond.
Estill County Women’s Democractic Club
The Estill County Women’s Democratic Club will meet the second Tuesday of every month at the Estill County Golf Club from 5:30 to 7 p.m. The next meetings will be Dec. 11 and Jan. 8. Call 859-544-3071 for more information.
Members of the Lion’s Club will meet on the first and third Tuesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at the Irvine First Christian Church.
Not Your Mama’s Homemaker Group
Not your Mama’s Homemaker Club will meet the first Thursday of the month at 6 p.m., and it is open to anyone. Last meeting, the club made candy bouquets. Call 606-723-4557 for more details.
We have a new program at the library. It is called Walk Slim. Every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 5 p.m. the Walk Slim group will be meeting to do indoor walking. It is led by a video recording. The program will last until 6p.m. If you are interested in joining stop by or give a call for more details.