On Tuesday, Dec. 8 at 7 p.m. DAV Chapter 94 is having a potluck supper at the Senior Citizens building in Irvine. Please bring a covered dish and join us. The chapter will furnish the meat.
All Winchester GTE/Sylvania/Osram retirees are invited to a brunch at 10 a.m., Friday, Dec. 4. 2009 in the plant cafeteria. No RSVP is needed this year. All attendees should use the front parking lot and enter through the lobby entrance.
There will be a dance for American Legion members and their guests on Saturday, Nov. 28 at 8 p.m.
Body Fitness Classes
The Body Fitness Exercise classes led by Sister Loretta Spotila, RN, winter sessions will begin again in January. For more information call 723-8505.
EKU Madrigal Feaste
Eastern Kentucky University will present its 35th annual Madrigal Feastes on Friday, Dec. 11, and Saturday, Dec. 12. Advance tickets for the community favorite can be purchased for $26 each in the Colonel 1 Card office, located in Room 17 on the main floor of the Powell Building. Visa and MasterCard reservations may be made by calling 859-622-2179. The University Singers, under the direction of Dr. Sue Ellen Ballard and accompanied by faculty and student instrumentalists on period instruments, will present the music for the event, which recreates the song, dance and festivities of 16th century English madrigal dinners. Guests will also enjoy a five-course meal, prepared and served by Aramark Dining Services. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m., with seating beginning at 6:45 p.m. The first fanfare will sound at 7 p.m. Proceeds from the event benefit the EKU Department of Music.
Basic Computer Skills Class
This four-evening session is for those who need to learn or review basic fundamental computer skills or terminology. Through hands-on experience, we will cover basic tools to access the internet, create simple letters and reports, practice using tool bars, creating files, setting up email accounts and much more. You may register at the Estill County Community Education office or by calling 723-2181, ext. 226. Class cost $25 and all materials are included. Dec. 3, 6-8 p.m.; Dec. 8 6-8 p.m.; Dec.15, 6-8 p.m.
Letters From Santa
If you would like to receive a letter from Santa stop by the Winchester/Clark County Parks and Recreation Department office at 15 Wheeler Avenue, Winchester KY 40391. The cost is $3. For more information or to volunteer to help contact Mandy at 859-744-9554 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Estill County Historical and Genealogical Society Christmas meeting will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 1 at the Estill County Historical and Genealogical Society’s Research Center and Museum at 6 p.m. Please bring a covered dish. There will be a silent auction.
The Appalachian Dulcimer Club is offering Free lessons on Fridays at 5 p.m. at the Estill County Public Library. The only requirement is to bring your own dulcimer.
ECHS Class of 1978
Attention: Invitation to all members of the Class of 1978 to create an account on Facebook. This is a fun and convenient way to stay in touch with friends and to make it easier in planning future class reunions. Please spread the word to anyone you know; help make this happen.
Boy Scout Round Up
Boy Scout Troop 144 invites all 11 year old and older boys to come check out the Boy Scouts. If you enjoy the outdoors, camping hiking, archery, and many other activities, then you need to check us out at our meeting every Monday from 6:30-8 p.m. at the courthouse at 6:30 p.m. For more information check out the new website at Irvinetroop144.ScoutLander.com or call Travis Holton at 726-9265.
The Estill County Community Food Bank needs to stock the shelves of the pantry. A collection container will be located in the Extension Office and other places where donations of non-perishable items (canned, boxed foods, etc.) may be dropped off. Please help support this worthy program to help the less fortunate.
Mommie and Me
Mommie and Me Storytime groups will be every Wednesday at 10 a.m. and every Friday at 10:30 a.m. These groups are for children ages 2 through 5. Bring your child to the library for a story, an art activity, and a snack. Call 723-3030 for more information.