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Weekender, May 03

Events for this column must be submitted to the Advocate by *NOON MONDAY* to be in the Thursday newspaper. Send events (must include complete information: hours, admission price, contact for info, etc.) to bit.ly/amevents. Events may also be emailed to bcurd@amnews.com.

MUSIC

Perryville Jamboree, 5:30-10 p.m. Saturdays at 103 N. Bragg St. Dinner starts at 5:30 p.m. and is served until 7 p.m. Entertainment by Kentucky South with guest performers. Cover is $10. To keep up with guest artists and other events, like Perryville Jamboree on Facebook. Info: (859) 583-9780.

Karaoke, 7:30 p.m.-midnight Friday at Garden Club, Junction City. Cover is $10. Info: (859) 583-1100.

Haywire,  8 p.m.-midnight Friday and Saturday at Mae Johnson’s White Barn, Waynesburg. Cost is $5. Pool room opens at 7 p.m. Information: (606) 365-3417.

Walker Montgomery with Some Rock Band, 7 p.m. May 12 at the Lancaster Grand Theatre, 117 Lexington St., Lancaster. Tickets, more info: (859) 583-1716, lancastergrand.com

Pickers and grinners open jam session, 10:15 a.m.-noon Saturdays at Kentucky Fudge Company, 225 South Main St., Harrodsburg. Bring instrument and sing along with us. For more information, call Tim at (859) 733-0088.

Open mic night, last Saturday of each month at Kentucky Fudge Company, Harrodsburg. Kids begin at 6:30 p.m., adults start at 8 p.m. For more information, call Tim at (859) 733-0088.

Acoustic jam/amplified jam, 7-9:30 p.m. second and fourth Tuesdays every month. Jam sessions are being held at the Masonic Lodge at North Fourth and Smith streets. For more information, call John Hughes at (859) 583-4112.

VISUAL ART

Open to Interpretation, through May 25 at CAC, Danville. This exhibit showcases artwork by regional abstract artists. Learn about the creative processes and unique challenges behind making art without a specific subject matter. Exhibit includes hands-on opportunities to create your own abstract artwork. Info: communityartscenter.net, (859) 236-4054

Eternal Quest Art Gallery, open noon-6 p.m. Monday and Wednesday at 1000 East Lexington Ave., Suite 19, Danville. Sidewalk on the left side of Greenleaf Shopping Center, at the last door. Original art and prints exhibited by J. Robert Gundy, Jr. Info: (859) 230-1296

Murmurations and Exultations, through Saturday at New Editions Gallery, 500 W. Short St., Lexington. Opening 5-8 p.m. March 16 for Gallery Hop, then daily 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Approaching the canvas instinctively and without preamble, both Cheryl Chapman and Rodney Hatfield begin by mark making, layering paint and building texture. Structure and patterns emerge…a tradition of abstract expressionism on one hand and a story of intimate portraits on the other.  Bold color, rhythm and line start the conversation, where communication begins, and the canvas becomes the pathway for exploration and discovery. Admission is free. Info: neweditionsgallery.com; (859) 266-2766

AUDITIONS

Auditions for “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown,”  2:30 p.m. May 6 and 6:30 p.m. May 7 at West’s Wing on Third Street. Roles will be available for high school ages and adults. Production dates are July 6-8 and 13-15. Info: westthill.net

STAGE

Centre Music and Drama Department spring events — • May 4: Emma King Voice Recital, 5 p.m. Gillespie Recital Hall; • May 6: Jessica Haralu Voice Recital, 4 p.m. Gillespie Recital Hall; • May 8: Rhythm Fusion & African Drum ensembles, 7:30 p.m. Weisiger Theatre; • May 9: Ordinary Days (musical), 8 p.m. Black Box Theatre (Fifth floor of Grant Hall, behind Norton Center)

MOVIES 

Friends of the Library Spring Film Series: Variety Showcase, 7 p.m. tonight (Thursday, April 26) at BCPL, Danville. Introduction and post-film discussion led by Charles Vahlkamp. Films are listed on the library’s website. Free admission and free popcorn, held in Community Room. Info: (859) 238-7323

OUT AND ABOUT

Jim’s Authentic Cocktail Society, 5:30 p.m. Thursdays at Jane Barleycorn Market & Bar, 128 S. 4th St., Danville. Come taste a unique cocktail each Thursday, specially mixed by bartender Jim Rogan. Info: janebarleycorn.com

Contra Dance, with caller Shelly Zeiser and band Baba Yaga’s Stew, 8-11 p.m. Saturday (beginner lesson 7:30-8 p.m.) at Artworks at the Carver School, 522 Patterson St., Lexington. Cost is $8/adults, $5/students and first-timers. Info: (859) 552-5433

Contra Dance, with callers Liz Natter and Naresh Keswani and open band (pick-up musicians welcome), 8-10:30 p.m. May 11 at Artworks at the Carver School, 522 Patterson St., Lexington. Cost $7/adults, $5/students and first-timers. Info: (859) 552-5433 or /ltda.ws.

CLASSES/CAMPS

Protect Your History: How to Label an Object, 2 p.m. Saturday at BCPL, Danville. Learn how to correctly label various items for historic preservation. Registration is required. Call the library to register. Info: (859) 238-7323

Mother’s Day Teddy Bear Workshop, 4 p.m. Tuesday at BCPL, Danville. Stuff a bear to make a new furry friend to take home and love. Space is limited. Registration in the Children’s Library.

DIY Photo Coasters, 4 p.m. May 10 at BCPL, Danville. Bring your own printed photos to turn into a coaster. For ages 9-13.

Registration for Shamrock III acting camp (for ages 5-18), 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, 2-4 p.m. Sunday, and 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. May 1-3 at West’s Wing on North Third Street; also can register online at westthill.com; or fill out application and mail to P. O. Box 841 with check or money order; or register in person during the before-mentioned dates and times. The full Irish Uplift connection from Carrickfergus, Northern Ireland for two full weeks of camp, complete with weekend showcases and special events. Showcases will be produced July 16-20 and 23-27 and will be open to the public. Camp cost is $150/week, and $100 for each additional sibling. Limited scholarships available. For information, call Karen Logue at (859) 583-0417 or email karenlogue@hotmail.com. 

Garden Ornament class, 10-11:30 a.m. May 12 at Boyle County Extension Office, 99 Corporate Drive. Taught by Mary Hixson, Garrard County Agent for Family and Consumer Sciences, Cost is $5. Participants must register by Friday, May 4 by calling Extension Office. Class size is limited to 15 participants. Join us to make a Garden Ornament “Tower” using vintage glassware. Participants will have the option to use glassware they bring from home or use the glassware that is provided. A large plate is needed for the bottom foundation. After your yard/garden ornament has been made, light refreshments will be served. Info: (859) 236-4484

Modern Dance for Adults, through Tuesday at the Kitty Baird Center, 815 Roy Arnold Boulevard, Danville. Taught 12:30-1:30 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday, and 11:30 a.m.-12:20 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday by Elizabeth Luttinger. No experience necessary; approach is about natural movement to build strength and grace. Ballet barre to warm-up, then funky cardio, safe stretching and a bit of choreography to get the body/mind working. The center is located south of the Centre College track, at the corner of Russel Street and Roy Arnold Boulevard. Classes are $55/month, discounts are available and classes are free for those with Centre IDs. Info: elizabeth.luttinger@centre.edu; (859) 238-5930.

Lunch with the Arts – Soreyda Begley, fashion designer, noon-1 p.m. May 16 at CAC, Danville.  Begley is a Lexington-based designer and community activist. She is originally from Honduras and has lived in the United States for over 18 years. She uses fashion to address issues of social empowerment, particularly for women and girls. Cost is $5 at the door, those who attend are free to bring own lunch. Info: communityartscenter.net; (859) 236-4054

Starry Night Studios: Robin’s Nest, 7-9 p.m. May 16 at CAC, Danville. Balloon Night Studio, 6-8 p.m. May 30 for ages 7+ (adults welcome). Cost is $28 per studio. Register online. Info: communityartscenter.net; (859) 236-4054

Adult Knitting Workshop, 5:30-6:30 p.m. May 17 and 24 at CAC, Danville. Ready, set, knit! Students will learn basic knitting stitches and will make their very own scarf.  Class will cover  the basics of casting on, knit stitch, and purl stitch. For teens and adults, cost is $20. Info: communityartscenter.net; (859) 236-4054

Mini Masters Art Camp, 9 a.m.-noon June 4-8 at CAC, Danville. Enjoy a hands-on introduction to art history in this camp for young artists. We’ll study famous artists throughout history and create our own original artwork inspired by the Masters. Open to rising kindergarten to 3rd-graders. Cost is $100 per student. Info: communityartscenter.net; (859) 236-4054

Project Runway Art Camp, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. June 4-8 at CAC, Danville. Channel your inner fashion designer! We’ll put our “upcycling” skills to the test as we create fun, wearable art from recycled materials. Don’t miss the runway fashion show at the end of the week. Open to rising 4th- to 8th-graders. Info: communityartscenter.net; (859) 236-4054

Beaded Jewelry Workshop, 4:30-6 p.m. June 6-13 at CAC, Danville. Create a necklace and bracelet set during this two-week workshop. All materials are provided and you’ll be able to select from a wide variety of beads when creating your jewelry. For ages 8+ (adults welcome). Info: communityartscenter.net; (859) 236-4054

Body Recall, 9-9:45 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday at First Christian Church Disciple of Christ, 555 E. Lexington Ave., Danville. Classes help regain strength, mobility and flexibility, aid in everyday living. Fee is $6 a week. Info: Carolyn Walter, (859) 548-8203, 236-4006.

Adult Martial Arts, with Mike Stanfill 6-7 p.m. Thursdays at GEC, Lancaster. A 6-week session, $55 per person. Info: Deronda.sears@garrard.kyschools.us

Beginner/Intermediate guitar, 6:30 p.m. Thursdays at GEC, Lancaster. Instructed by Ron Scott. Instructional handouts will be provided, students required to bring own guitars. Class is open to children and adults. Cost is $65. Info: Deronda.sears@garrard.kyschools.us

Kid’s Martial Arts, 5 p.m. Thursdays at GEC, Lancaster. For children ages 5-12, instructed by Jonathan Turner. Classes last for 6-weeks. Info: Deronda.sears@garrard.kyschools.us

Beginning knitting/crochet groups, Mondays at Garrard County Extension Office (GCEO), 1302 Stanford Road, Lancaster. Beginning knitting will be 10 a.m., crochet at 2 p.m. Beginners or those who want to brush up on their skills may join. Information: (859) 792-3026

Painting, noon-4 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Thursdays at GCAC, Lancaster. Cost is $30 per class, includes all materials.  Private classes and painting parties available. Instructed by Bobbie Gayle Lewis. Info: (859) 948-6988

Beginner Ballroom Dance, 6-7 p.m. Thursdays at CAC, Danville. The type of dance step changes approximately every four weeks and you don’t need to have a partner.  Practice your moves at a monthly Soirée. Cost is $10/class. Info: communityartscenter.net, (859) 236-4054

The Paint Bar, 6 p.m. the first Thursday of each month at Arts Council of Mercer County Studio & Gallery (ACMC), 120 South Main St., Harrodsburg. Engaging series catered to anyone interested in creating art. Cost: $28 per class. Info: (859) 612-0790 or artscouncilofmercer.com

Open studio, 6-8 p.m. every third Thursday at ACMC, Harrodsburg. The gallery’s newest series. Bring a photo or an idea you would like to paint and an art professional will help you create your masterpiece. Cost: $20, supplies included. Info: (859) 612-0790 or artscouncilofmercer.com

Opening Act Studio, at Hometown Kids, 440 W. 4th St., Perryville. Classes taught by Emma Steberl, a Perryville resident with 15 years of theater and performance experience who has trained with top industry professionals in New York City. Limited scholarships will be available. Info: Emma Steberl, (859) 319-6821, or like Opening Act on Facebook

Little Paws Piano and Music Studio, 475 West Main St., Danville. Kindermusik Classes offered for ages 0-5 years, $60 per month includes album of music for each unit (five different units for different age groups, call for unit and schedule); private piano instruction, $20/lesson; group piano, $15/class; guitar by instructor Jeff Hogue, $75/month; percussion by instructor Lucas Hunt, $20/lesson; voice by instructors Grace Sheene and Collette Jones, $20/lesson; trumpet by instructor Michael May, $20/lesson. Info: (859) 319-1066

Creative Kids Series, 10 a.m.-noon last Saturday of each month at ACMC, Harrodsburg. A way for kids of all ages to experience creating art. Cost is $10/class. Info: (859) 613-0790 or artscouncilofmercer.com

Painting parties, through GCAC, Lancaster. Reserve a date for a group to have a fun night out creating a painting. Participants will go home with a 16×20 painting. Instructor will travel to a location or may be hosted at our Arts Center. All materials included. Info: (859) 948-6988

Munchkin and Me Art Classes, preschool art (ages 18 months-4 years), 10-10:45 a.m. Thursdays at CAC, Danville. A free visual arts class for children to experiment with new techniques and mediums each week. *This offering follows the schedule of Danville Schools, if there is no class at Danville this class will not meet. Info: communityartscenter.net; (859) 236-4054

Violin, piano, ukulele and voice instruction by Amanda Sivers. Info: (859) 319-3806, amandasivers.com

Piano and voice instruction, en Inglés o Español by Richard Ferreira, Danville. Info: (859) 329-7814

Violin instruction by Phil DeHaan, at CAC, Danville. Info: (859) 509-4293

Voice instruction by Shauntina Phillips, at CAC, Danville. Info: shauniphillips@gmail.com, (859) 209-1265

Piano instruction by Mary DeHaan, at CAC, Danville. Info: (502) 625-6430

Guitar instruction by Jeff Cain, at CAC, Danville. Info: jcain807@hotmail.com, (606) 669-3040

CLUBS

Open Coding Club, 4 p.m. today (Thursday, May 3), Monday and May 19 at BCPL, Danville. No experience required. Email danville.code@gmail.com to register. For all students in grades 6-12. Info: (859) 238-7323

Kid’s Homeschool Book Club, 2 p.m. Friday at BCPL, Danville. The book selection this month is One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia. Discuss the book, participate in trivia, and enjoy snacks. Info: (859) 238-7323

LEGO Club, 4 p.m. Friday at BCPL, Danville. Build your own unique creation to be put on display in the Children’s Library. Info: (859) 238-7323.

Crafters Who Care, 6 p.m. Monday at BCPL, Danville.  Group knits/crochets hats, scarves and afghans to share with those in need — some also work3 on looms. Those who would like to learn are welcome; donations of yarn gladly accepted. Participation is free/no registration required. Info: (859) 238-7323.

Minecraft Club, 6 p.m. Tuesday at LCPL, Stanford. Info: lcplinfo.org, (606) 365-7513

Lego Club, second and fourth Tuesday of the month at Lincoln County Public Library (LCPL), 201 Lancaster St., Stanford, Stanford. Info: lcplinfo.org, (606) 365-7513

Art Club, noon-3 p.m. last Tuesday of every month at GCAC, Lancaster. Open to everyone in all mediums. Come have fun and work on your own project while being inspired with fellow artists;  bring a snack to share. Free. Info: garrardarts.com, (859) 948-6988

Mystery Book Club, 1 p.m. second Wednesday of each month at GCPL, 101 Lexington St., Lancaster. Stop by the library to pick book up at circulation desk. Info: (859) 792-3424

Happy Scrappers Scrapbook Club, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. third Saturday of the month in Community Room 2 at LCPL, Stanford. New participants are welcome. Info: lcplinfo.org, (606) 365-7513

Wilderness Road Amateur Radio Club, 7:30 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of every month at American Legion Post 46, 45 Spears Lane, Danville. Info: wrarc.com

AND MORE ….

Now Playing Night, 4 p.m. May 3 at BCPL, Danville. Hang out at the library to play board games while watching an animated film from 2004 about a family of undercover superheroes. (Rated PG). For ages 9-13. Info: (859) 238-7323.

Medicare Made Clear, 6 p.m. today (Thursday, May 3) at BCPL, Danville. Presented by Richard Manarchy, this interactive and educational seminar will cover the basics of Medicare.

VolunTween: Spring Cleaning, 7 p.m. Monday at BCPL, Danville. Help the youth department prepare for summer reading with some spring cleaning. Certificates for volunteer hours will be provided. For ages 9-13.

French Café, 5 p.m. Monday at BCPL, Danville. Meet with other French speakers to practice in casual conversation. All levels are welcome. Tous les bienvenus.

Friends of the Library Spring Book Sale, 1 p.m. May 10 through 3 p.m. May 12 at BCPL, Danville.  will be held in the Rotunda.

The Illustrated Word exhibit reception, 5 p.m. May 10 at BCPL, Danville. The Kentucky Arts Council presents a traveling exhibit that connects visual art and literature. (Mahan Gallery)

Coloring & Conversation, 6 p.m. May 10 at BCPL, Danville. Enjoy the relaxing atmosphere of the Library’s coloring club for adults. This monthly program is offered in partnership with the Boyle County Extension Office. This month’s club meeting will be held in the Community Room.

Tech Tuesdays, 6-7 p.m. Tuesdays at LCPL, Stanford. Children ages 8-18 are invited to attend. Info:  (606) 365-7513

Zentangle and adult coloring, 10 a.m.-noon and 6-8 p.m. every third Thursday of the month at LCPL, Stanford. Create new Zentangle projects or relax with adult coloring. Registration required. Info: (606) 365-7513

Ceramic Creations by Jaque, 535 S. Fourth St., Danville. A paint-your-own pottery studio, open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. Cost is $10 and up. Info: (859) 236-7288

McDowell House Museum and Apothecary Shop, 125 S. Second St., Danville. A National Historic Landmark offering tours through Dr. Ephraim McDowell’s home. Museum hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 2-4 p.m. Sunday. The Gift Shop at Constitution Square, 134 S. Second St., Danville, sells Kentucky-ma de items. Info: (859) 236-2804 for museum; 236-2803 for gift shop.

Paint Your Own Pottery Studio, inside of CAC, Danville. Private rentals begin at $40, plus the cost of bisque for a two-hour event. Info: (859) 236-4054, communityartscenter.net

The Great American Dollhouse Museum, 344 Swope Dr., Danville. Hours are 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Cost is $7/adults, $5/children 2-12. Info: (859) 583-8000, thedollhousemuseum.com.

Boyle County Public Library Storytimes: Toddler (18 months-2 years) at 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays; Preschool (ages 3-5) at 11:30 a.m. Tuesdays and 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays; Homeschool, 11:30 a.m. Wednesdayas.  Info: (859) 238-7323

Garrard County Public Library Storytimes: 10 a.m. Wednesdays and 1 p.m. Thursdays. No storytime if special programs held at same time. Info: (859) 792-3424

Toddler Tales, 10 a.m. Thursdays; Preschool, 11 a.m. Thursdays. Info: lcplinfo.org., (606) 365-7513. The library also offers six other storytimes weekly, as well as monthly Science Time for preschoolers: 10 a.m. Mondays at McKinney Baptist Church; 10 a.m. Tuesdays at Pleasant View Baptist Church; 10 a.m. Wednesdays at Crab Orchard City Hall; 10 a.m. Thursdays at Westside Community United Methodist Church. Info: (606) 365-7513