Weekender, April 18
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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.
Live music at Mae Johnson’s White Barn, 8 p.m.-midnight Friday and Saturday, Waynesburg. Cost is $5. Pool room opens at 7 p.m. Information: (606) 365-3417. Every Saturday, a door prize will be awarded for tickets drawn for a $100 prize.
Fredia’s Country Music, 7:30 p.m.-11:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday at 4221 Dry Ridge Road, Liberty. Cost is $6 at the door. A new band plays every weekend, family-friendly environment. Info: (606) 706-8596
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.
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.
“Moon Over Buffalo,” May 9-12 and 16-19 at West T. Hill Community Theatre (WTH), 117 Larrimore Lane, Danville. A popular situation comedy by Ken Ludwig that was a great comeback success on Broadway for Carol Burnett. A classical acting husband and wife team are preparing to impress a critic, but his identity is mistaken and chaos ensues. Relationships go haywire in this “play within a play” that will make audiences laugh out loud. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, and 3 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: tickets.westthill.com, (859) 319-0205
Landscape exhibit from Kris Steele, at BCPL, Danville. The exhibit features landscape oil paintings of Arizona, Utah, Idaho and Kentucky, and will be on display at the library through the end of April.
Bob Lockhart and Michael Rohde – Spirited Meditations, at New Editions Gallery, 500 W. Short St., Lexington. Award-winning artists Lockhart and Rohde have had extensive careers teaching and exhibiting and can be found in museums and private collections across the county. Includes drawings, ceramic creatures and weavings. Info: neweditionsgallery.com
OUT AND ABOUT
Taste of Danville, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. April 27 at Wilderness Trail Distillery, 4095 Lebanon Road, Danville. Live music and food by a variety of restaurants and food trucks, plus the distillery’s first release of rye bourbon. More details to come.
Jane’s Authentic Cocktail Society, 5 p.m. Thursdays at Jane Barleycorns, 130 S. Fourth St. A new craft cocktail featured every week using premium spirits and other ingredients. To view cocktail for week, join Jane’s Authentic Cocktail Society on Facebook. Info: exploretock.com/janebarleycorn, (859) 324-5036.
Adult How-to: Live Green, 6 p.m. Monday at BCPL, Danville. Learn ways to live green in your day-to-day life. Find out how to save energy, conserve water, and reduce waste. Sponsored by the Boyle County Cooperative Extension Office.
Chi Kung Workshop, 4 p.m. Tuesdays at BCPL, Danville. Learn how to practice Chi Kung, a form of movement, body posture, and breathing for health and wellness. This program will be led by Danny Hess, licensed physical therapist.
Coffee, Cookies and Conversation, 4-5 p.m. or 5-6 p.m. May 6 at Garrard Education Center, 116 Maplewood Drive, Lancaster. Led by Heidi Crutchfield, topic is five money questions for women. A free 45-minute program discussing a process women can use to set goals and strategies. Registration required. Info: (859) 792-3018 or Deronda.email@example.com as soon as possible to register.
CAMPCAUSEWELOVETOACT/IRISH UPLIFT, July 22-26 at WTH, Danville. Camp will take place each day 10 a.m.-3 p.m., lunch provided. Classes in music, singing, drama, dance and performance, then weekend showcases. Cost is $150; some scholarships available. An adult camp will also be offered July 29-Aug. 2, with weekend showcases; cost is $150. Registration will be 10 a.m.-2 p.m. May 23 at West’s Wing, 137 N. Third St. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org
College planning, financial goal-setting for youth/young adults, 3:30 p.m. today (Thursday, April 18) at GEC, Lancaster. A workshop for 16- to 25-year-olds about college debt and financial goals, led by Katie Farthing. Free, registration required. Info: (859) 792-3018, Deronda.email@example.com
Plarn (Plastic Yarn) Bag, 2 p.m. April 30 at LCPL, Stanford. Learn how to make “plarn” (plastic yarn) from shopping bags, then crochet into a reusable bag. Info: (606) 365-7513
Adult Education GED Class, 5 p.m. Mondays at BCPL, Danville. Earn your GED for free. Offered by the Boyle County Adult Education GED Program. Info: (606) 922-6819.
Yoga, noon-1 p.m. every third Saturday at Wilderness Trail Distillery, Danville. Instructor Macaulay Minton will lead classes, which are free through January. Participants must bring own mats. Info: (859) 402-8707.
Adult Ed/GED, 9 a.m.-noon Monday-Thursday at The Presbyterian Church of Danville, 500 W. Main St. Free program offered to help obtain GED. Enrollment in an online GED Prep program is also available at no cost. Info: (606) 922-6819
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
Munchkin & Me (18months to 3 years), 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Fridays at CAC, Danville. Introduce your tiny artist to the arts in this free, drop-in class for toddlers and their caregivers. The program combines art-making with literacy activities. Info: communityartscenter.net
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.
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
Classic Games Club, 2-4 p.m. Saturday at BCPL, Danville. Enjoy a relaxing afternoon playing classic games such as Chess, Scrabble, Checkers, and more. Practice with old friends or meet some new ones. All ages and skill levels are welcome.
Middle School Book Club, 4:30 p.m. Monday at BCPL, Danville. This month we are reading “Ice Wolves” by Amie Kaufman. Register to pick up a free book at the library, For ages 11-13.
Teen Book Club, 4 p.m. Tuesday at BCPL, Danville. This month we’ll be reading “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children” by Ransom Riggs. Pick up a free copy of the book at the circulation desk. For ages 13-18. (BCPL Mahan Gallery)
Open Coding Club, 4 p.m. Monday at BCPL, Danville. Learn to code at the Library at this self-paced class. No experience required. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to register. For all students in grades 6-12.
Minecraft Club, 6 p.m. Tuesdays 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.
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.
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 ….
Third Thursday Morning Book Discussion, 10 a.m. today (Thursday, April 18) at BCPL, Danville. This month we’ll be discussing “The Five People You Meet in Heaven” by Mitch Albom. Books are available at the circulation desk.
Third Thursday Afternoon Book Discussion, 4 p.m. today (Thursday, April 18)at BCPL, Danville. This month we’ll be discussing “South of Broad” by Pat Conroy. Books are available at the circulation desk.
STEAM Lab: Seed Bombs, 4:30 p.m. today (Thursday, April 18) at BCPL, Danville. Create a wildflower seed bomb that you can take with you to plant to celebrate Earth Day. Ages 9-13.
Food for Fines, through May 31 at BCPL, Danville. A program giving patrons an opportunity to pay off a portion of their current overdue fines with food donations. The donated food will be given to the local food pantry. A list of acceptable items is available at the library.
Author visit with W.L. Sivers, 10:30 a.m. April 18 at BCPL, Danville. The local author will discuss and sign her new book, “My Last Kiss.”
Workforce Development Resource Fair, 1-6 p.m. April 25 at BCPL, Danville. Numerous organizations that provide services relating to improving work skills, resume help, substance abuse and the workplace, and other topics will be at the library to provide information to those job seekers who need assistance in those areas.
Robotics Makerspace, 5 p.m. April 25 at BCPL, Danville. Play around with beginning coding and learn to program robots Dash & Dot, Code & Go Mouse, Code-a-pillar, and new robots Ozobot and Cozmo. All ages.
Women Writers Conference: Using Technology to Enhance Communication and Creativity, 5:30 p.m. Monday at BCPL, DanvilleFeaturing women writers who are well-known communicators, and have successfully incorporated technology in their work. Members of the panel are Carrie Frey, Dr. Tara Strauch, Candace Wentz and Lisa Williams. All are welcome, from the novice to the more experienced user of technology. Reservations are appreciated; email email@example.com.
Bedtime Storytime, 6:30 p.m. Monday at BCPL, Danville. Listen to bedtime stories and songs. Kids are welcome to wear their pajamas and bring a stuffed animal friend to this special storytime event. For ages 8 and under.
Adult Storytime, 9 a.m. Mondays at BCPL, Danville. A weekly social hour and book club for individuals with and without disabilities to utilize the library and pursue common interests together.
Crafters Who Care, 6 p.m. Mondays. Knit and crochet hats and scarves for those in need. No experience necessary.
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.
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, 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays, for children 18 months to 2 years old; Preschool, 11:30 a.m. Tuesdays and 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays, for children 3-5; Homeschool, 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays.
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. Family Story Hour, 6 p.m. Nov. 15 at LCPL, Stanford. Families with children of all ages are welcome to attend.
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