Weekender, June 14
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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.
Glory Daze, 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
OUT AND ABOUT
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.
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
English Paper Piecing, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. June 19 at Boyle County Extension Office, 99 Corporate Drive. This is the first of a series of classes on quilting to be offered through Boyle County Homemakers. Class size is limited. Cost is $7; call the office to register by June 15. Info: (859) 236-4484.
Ceramic Cat Sculptures, 5-66:30 p.m. July 10 and 24 at CAC, Danville. For ages 7+, adults welcome; cost is $35. Info: communityartscenter.net, (859) 236-4054
DIY Lip Balm, Lotion, and Room Spray, 5-6 p.m. June 21 at CAC, Danville. For ages 14+ (kids 10+ may attend with parent), cost is $20. Info: communityartscenter.net, (859) 236-4054
Soulshine Painting – Feathers, 6:30-8:30 p.m. June 28 at CAC, Danville. For teens and adults, treat yourself to an evening of creative expression with guidance from Scarlet Smothers of Soulshine Studio. For this class, we’ll use a limited color palette and multiple paint application techniques (brushes, palette knives, even your fingers) to create layered textures. Then we’ll add feather shapes and white accents for a beautiful, personalized wall accent. Cost is $30. Info: communityartscenter.net, (859) 236-4054
Kid’s Yoga, 11 a.m. Monday at BCPL, Danville. Promote health and relaxation at this seven-week program designed especially for younger children. This program will be led by Lindley Zanolli. *Registration is required. (For preschool-aged children)
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
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.email@example.com
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.firstname.lastname@example.org
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.email@example.com
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
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
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: firstname.lastname@example.org, (859) 209-1265
Piano instruction by Mary DeHaan, at CAC, Danville. Info: (502) 625-6430
Guitar instruction by Jeff Cain, at CAC, Danville. Info: email@example.com, (606) 669-3040
Kid’s Summer Science Club (5/6, 7/8), 10:30 a.m. today (Thursday, 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. For ages 5-6. Registration is required. 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
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. Info: (859) 238-7323
Third Thursday Morning Book Discussion, 10 a.m. June 21 at BCPL, Danville. This month we’ll be discussing “Floor of Heaven” by Howard Blum. Books are available at the circulation desk. Info: (859) 238-7323
Third Thursday Afternoon Book Discussion, 4 p.m. June 21 at BCPL, Danville. This month we’ll be discussing Minding Frankie by Maeve Binchy. Books are available at the circulation desk. Info: (859) 238-7323
Kid’s Summer Science Club (5/6), 10:30 a.m. June 21 at BCPL, Danville. Explore STEM through fun science experiments. For ages 5 & 6. Registration is required. Info: (859) 238-7323
Kid’s Summer Science Club (7/8), 11:30 a.m. June 21 at BCPL, Danville. Explore STEM through fun science experiments. For ages 7 & 8. Registration is required. Info: (859) 238-7323
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, 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
AND MORE ….
Kentucky Down Under Adventure Zoo, 10:30 a.m. today (Thursday, 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
Kentucky Down Under Adventure Zoo, 1 p.m. today (Thursday, 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
Sharpie Tie-Dye Shirts for Tweens, 4 p.m. today (Thursday, June 14) at BCPL, Danville. Bring your own t-shirt to tie-dye in fun patterns using colorful Sharpie markers. For ages 9-13. Info: (859) 238-7323
Coloring & Conversation, 6 p.m. today (Thursday, June 14) 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. It will be held in the Mahan Gallery.
Escape Room, 2 p.m. Monday at BCPL, Danville. Use teamwork and critical thinking to solve a series of challenging puzzles to open the lock and escape the room. (Ages 9-18). Info: (859) 238-7323
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
Teen Gaming, 4 p.m. Tuesday at BCPL, Danville. Play video games and watch movies at this casual event for teens. Snacks will be served. For ages 13-18.
Inter-County Reptiles & Amphibians, 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at BCPL, Danville. Get an up-close look at some reptiles and amphibians native to Kentucky. This is a free, ticketed event. Tickets will be given out 30 minutes before the start of the program. (BCPL Community Room) Info: (859) 238-7323
BCPL Outreach: Inter-County Reptiles & Amphibians, 1 p.m. Wednesday at Toliver Elementary School. Get an up-close look at some reptiles and amphibians native to Kentucky. This is a free event. Tickets are not required.
Steel Appeal: Steel Drum & Percussion, 1 p.m. June 21 at BCPL, Danville. Catch a free performance by a steel drum and percussion academy from Campbellsville. Info: (859) 238-7323
Miss Tunis’ Birthday Celebration, 1 p.m. June 21 at BCPL, Danville. Miss Tunis was the librarian for 50 years. Enjoy cake and music as we celebrate her 134th birthday. Info: (859) 238-7323
Teen Rock Band, 5:30 p.m. June 21 at BCPL, Danville. Rock out to classic songs with instruments on PS3. (Ages 13-18 )Info: (859) 238-7323
ASL Conversation Group, 6 p.m. June 21 at BCPL, Danville. Practice using American Sign Language in casual conversation at this “Community Requested-Community Led” group. All levels are welcome. Info: (859) 238-7323
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
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
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