Weekender, June 07

Published 6:58 am Thursday, June 7, 2018

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Powerplay, 10:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Friday at Pioneer Playhouse. A local 70s horn rock band will play after the conclusion of Pioneer Playhouse’s opening production, “The Return of Tinker Doyle.” 

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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.

Neon Shine, 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.

Michael Evces, 2-4 p.m. June 16 at Boyle County Public Library, Danville. Enjoy acoustic guitar music by a local singer-songwriter. (Library Lobby)

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.


SHAM-ROCK & ROLL, 7:30 p.m. July 15 at West T. Hill Community Theatre, 117 Larrimore Lane, Danville. The Shamrock III showcase will be an evening of entertainment highlighting the theater’s Irish guest and the leaders of WTH’s summer camp. Cost is $10 at the door, until seats are sold out.


The Illustrated Word, a Mahan Gallery Art Exhibit, through June 22 at Boyle County Public Library (BCPL), 307 W. Broadway St. The Kentucky Arts Council presents a traveling exhibit that connects visual art and literature. Info: (859) 238-7323

Second Look Quilt Challenge opening reception, through July 28 at Community Arts Center (CAC), 401 W. Main St. 

This exhibit is all about the can-do spirit of upcycling, reuse, and creativity. All the quilts in the show feature at least 75-percent recycled/repurposed materials. 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

Songs of the Other Side, by David Stenulson, through July 7 at New Editions Gallery, 500 W. Short St., Lexington. Classically trained Lexington artist Stenulson received his MFA from The New York Academy of Art and Bachelor of Fine Arts from Asbury. Working from life or memory, he blends classical style with psychological portrayals of subjective experiences partially derived from synesthesia. Opening reception 5-8 p.m. May 18 for Gallery Hop, then 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Free admission. Info: neweditionsgallery.com


Jb’s Cocktail Society, 5 p.m. Thursdays at Jane Barleycorn Market & Bar, 128 S. 4th St., Danville. Come taste a unique cocktail each Thursday. Info: www.janebarleycorn.com

Shamrock III meet and greet, 5:30-7:30 p.m. July 13 at CAC, Danville. One-hundred and twenty campers are registered so far this year for the Shamrock acting camp through West T. Hill Community Theatre, and this will be a meet-and-greet event featuring the Irish camp instructors from Carrickfergus, Danville’s sister city.

Dance Trance Weekend Festival, June 8-10 at Morton Middle School, 1225 Tates Creek Road, Lexington. A weekend of contra and other dances, and workshops. Callers Gaye Fifer and Liz Natter with band Toss the Possum plus many other workshop leaders and musicians. Cost for weekend package is $90 for adults; $50 for students. Individual events priced separately. Register online or at the door. Info: (859) 552-5433, dancetrance.ltda.ws, Lexington.dancetrance@gmail.com


Musical Movie Night, 7 p.m. tonight (Thursday, June 7) at BCPL, Danville. The Library will show different musicals throughout the summer. This week’s movie from 1992 is based on the New York City newsboy strike of 1899. (Rated PG; 121 minutes) Info: (859) 238-7323

Sports Film Screenings, 5 p.m. Tuesday at LCPL, Stanford. First up is a movie about a famous racehorse; 5 p.m. June 28, a classic baseball movie.  Popcorn and drinks will be provided. These programs are free and open to the public. Info: (606) 365-7513


Ukulele for U, 6:30 p.m. Monday at BCPL, Danville. Learn the basics of playing ukulele this summer. Bring your own ukulele or use one of ours, while supplies last. *Registration is required. (Ages 13 and up)

Yoga for senior citizens, 10 a.m. Thursdays at A Gathering Place — Danville-Boyle County Senior Citizens, Inc., 569 Jean Drive. Led by Beverly Cochran, volunteer instructor. Open to all senior citizens in the area. Info: (859) 236-2070

Starry Night Studio: Dapper Giraffe, 6:30-9 p.m. June 12 at CAC, Danville. Cost is $30. Register online. Info: communityartscenter.net; (859) 236-4054

Soap-Making Tutorial, 5-6 p.m. June 7 at CAC, Danville. Explore the world of homemade soap in this “look and learn” workshop. Cost is $20, open to ages 14+ (adults welcome). Info: communityartscenter.net, (859) 236-4054

Ceramic Turtle Workshop, 4:30-6 p.m. Monday and June 25  at CAC, Danville. Create your own vibrant ceramic turtle for your garden or living room. Cost is $35, open to ages 7+  (adults welcome). Info: communityartscenter.net, (859) 236-4054

Painting the Forest Camp, 9 a.m.-noon June 11-15 at CAC, Danville. Open to rising kindergarten to fifth-graders. Cost is $150. Info: communityartscenter.net, (859) 236-4054

Super Hero Camp, 1-4 p.m. June 11-15 at CAC, Danville. Open to rising kindergarten to third-graders. Cost is $100 per camper. Info: communityartscenter.net, (859) 236-4054

Stage Combat for Tweens and Teens, 6 p.m. June 26 at LCPL, Stanford. For grades 6-12, Kentucky Shakespeare will teach how to safely preform a staged fight using hand-to-hand combat and sword play. T Space is limited, registration is required. Info: (606) 365-7513

Wednesday Family Artworks,  11 a.m. June 27 at LCPL, Stanford. Creating a sports key chain. Family is welcome, young children must be accompanied by an adult. Space is limited, call the library to register. Info: (606) 365-7513

Adulting 101: Basic How-To’s for Ages 16-25, 6 p.m. Tuesdays, July 10-31 at LCPL, Stanford. Learn how to do basic adulting tasks. Space is limited, call to register. Info: (606) 365-7513

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


Kid’s Summer Science Club (5/6), 10:30 a.m. today (Thursday, June 7) at BCPL, Danville . Explore STEM through fun science experiments. For ages 5-6. Registration is required.

Kid’s Summer Science Club (7/8), 11:30 a.m. today (Thursday, June 7) at BCPL, Danville. Explore STEM through fun science experiments. For ages 7-8. Registration is required.

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

LEGO Club, 2 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

Kid’s Book Club, 2 p.m. Tuesday at BCPL, Danville. Read a different book from one of our favorite series each week. Come discuss the books, participate in trivia, and enjoy snacks. Registration required. For students going in to 1st-3rd grade.

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

Lego Club, second and fourth Tuesday of the month at Lincoln County Public Library (LCPL), 201 Lancaster St., Stanford. Info: www.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: www.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: www.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


CD Art for Tweens, 4 p.m. today (Thursday, June 7) at BCPL, Danville. Use old CDs to create unique artistic creations. For ages 9-13. Info: (859) 238-7323

Kentucky Chautauqua: Adolph Rupp, 6 p.m. tonight (Thursday, June 7) at LCPL, Stanford. During the 42 years he coached the University of Kentucky men’s basketball team, Rupp raised the game to near-religious status in the Commonwealth. Rupp’s teams won 880 games, four national championships and an Olympic gold medal. Info: (606) 365-7513

Music Trivia, 2 p.m. Friday at BCPL, Danville. Pick your team and compete to win by answering music trivia questions. All ages are welcome. Info: (859) 238-7323

Fizz, Boom, Fun, 11 a.m. Friday at LCPL, Stanford. Join for hands-on science fun, learning about sports science. All ages welcome; activities are designed for ages 3-5.  At 11 a.m. July 13, we will learn mapping our town. Info: (606) 365-7513

Ice Cream Adventure Day, 1-4 p.m. Saturday at CAC, Danville. Celebrate the start of summer with ice cream art projects, games and a trip to Orange Leaf to build your own edible masterpiece. Registration fee includes all materials and small sundae at Orange Leaf. In order to support students who are deaf or hard-of-hearing, sign language interpretation will be provided at this event. Cost is $30, for kindergarten-6th grade. Info: communityartscenter.net, (859) 236-4054

Adult Storytime, 9 a.m. Monday at BCPL, Danville. A social hour and book club for individuals with and without disabilities to utilize the library and pursue common interests together, held in Community Room.  Info: (859) 238-7323

Baby Lapsit, 10:30 a.m. Monday at BCPL, Danville. Join us for stories, songs, and nursery rhymes. This program is for infants up to 12-months and their caregivers, held in Children’s Library. Registration is required. Info: (859) 238-7323

Kid’s Yoga, 11 a.m. Monday at BCPL, Danville. Promote health and relaxation at this seven-week program designed especially for younger children (preschool-aged). This program will be led by Lindley Zanolli. Registration is required. Info: (859) 238-7323

 Summer Hat Design for Tweens, 2 p.m. Monday at BCPL, Danville. Decorate baseball caps with puff paint and bling. Create any artistic design you can imagine, for ages 9-13. Hats are provided, or you can bring your own. Info: (859) 238-7323

Magic Miles, 1 p.m. Wednesday at BCPL, Danville. Be amazed by a young magician’s magic tricks. Info: (859) 238-7323

Kentucky Down Under Adventure Zoo, 10:30 a.m. June 14 at BCPL, Danville. Get an up-close look at a variety of animal species from Kentucky’s Mammoth Onyx Cave. This is a free, ticketed event. Tickets will be given out 30 minutes before the start of the program. Info: (859) 238-7323

Kid’s Summer Science Club (ages 5-8), 11:30 a.m. June 14 at BCPL, Danville. Explore STEM through fun science experiments. (Due to a special performance, the 5/6 and 7/8 Science Clubs will be combined this week.) Info: (859) 238-7323

Kentucky Down Under Adventure Zoo, 1 p.m. June 14 at Junction City Elementary School. Get an up-close look at a variety of animal species from Kentucky’s Mammoth Onyx Cave. This is a free event. Tickets are not required. Info: (859) 238-7323

Tween and Teen Breakout Game, 6 p.m. Tuesday at LCPL, Stanford. Tweens and Teens (grades 6-12) will work together to solve puzzles and clues to “breakout” of the room. Space is limited, registration is required. Info: (606) 365-7513

Kentucky Derby Museum Day, 5 p.m. June 21 at LCPL, Stanford.  An interactive family program, then at 6 p.m., a more in-depth look at the history of the Kentucky Derby and the impact on our state. Info: (606) 365-7513

Reptiles and Amphibians Program, 11 a.m. July 19 at LCPL, Stanford. Learn about some amazing reptiles and amphibians that live in Kentucky. This is a family-friendly program and is free and open to the public. Program presented by Inter-County Energy Cooperative. Info: (606) 365-7513

Tuesday night programs, 6 p.m. Tuesdays through July 31 at LCPL, Stanford. Every Tuesday, kids of all ages can enjoy a special program at the library. May 29, Sports Science; June 5, Minecraft Club; June 12, LEGO Club; June 19, Connecting with Circuits; July 3, LEGO Club; July 10, Finding Our Way: A Mapping Program; July 17, Minecraft Club; July 24, LEGO Club; July 31, Intro to Coding. Young children must be accompanied by an adult. Info: (606) 365-7513

Tween & Teen Painting Night., 5:30 p.m. July 19 at LCPL, Stanford. Grades 6-12 may join for a night of painting a ballet dancer silhouette. Space is limited, registration is required. Info: (606) 365-7513

Birds of Prey, noon July 21 at LCPL, Stanford. Join as the Liberty Nature Center tells about their birds of prey; participants will get to meet and learn about some of their awesome raptors. 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-made 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. 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

Lincoln County Public Library Storytimes: 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