Weekender, June 13
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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.
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.
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.
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.
Murmur: An Encaustic Installation by Patricia Baldwin Seggebruch, through July 6 at New Editions Gallery, 500 W. Short St., Harrodsburg. A large-scale installation with nature at its core. Info: neweditionsgallery.com
Summer Movie Series: A Universe of Film, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. June 22 at BCPL, Danville. Watch the original trilogy of the epic space-opera about a rebellion against an evil empire that began a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away. Popcorn will be available. All movies are Rated PG.
OUT AND ABOUT
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 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.
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
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.
Summer Wheel-Thrown Pottery, 10 a.m.-noon Tuesdays through Aug. 6 at CAC, Danville. Instructed by Paul Muth; cost is $160.
Starry Night Studio: King of the Coop, 2-4 p.m. June 22 at CAC, Danville. Cost is $26.
Mindful Kids Camp, 9 a.m.-noon June 24-28 at CAC, Danville. Open to rising kindergarten through fifth-graders. Cost is $100 per camper.
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
Universe of Stories Writing Workshop, 2 p.m. June 22 at BCPL, Danville. Learn how to write a speculative fiction short story, prepare a manuscript for submission, and how to self-publish. Led by local author Paul Stansbury, this four-part workshop will walk you through the writing process for publication. For ages 16+.
Ceramic Leaf Bird Feeder, 5-6:30 p.m. July 9 and 23 at CAC, Danville. Open to ages 8+. Instructed by Dionna Baker; cost is $35.
30-Minute Mozzarella, 6 p.m. June 25 at LCPL, Stanfod. Learn how to make your own cheese with Miranda Woodall from Alltech as she demonstrates how to make mozzarella in only 30 minutes. A variety of cheeses will also be on hand to sample. Registration required by June 21. Info: (606) 365-7513.
Kids Yoga, 11 a.m. Mondays at BCPL, Danville. A yoga class for kids to promote health and relaxation. Mats will be provided or you can bring your own. Taught by Lindley Zanolli.
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 (18 months 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
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: email@example.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: firstname.lastname@example.org, (606) 669-3040
Kid’s Summer Science Club (5/6), 10:30 a.m. today (Thursday, June 13) at BCPL, Danville. Perform fun, hands-on science experiments each week. For ages 5 & 6. Registration is required.
Kid’s Summer Science Club (7/8), 11:30 a.m. today (Thursday, June 13) at BCPL, Danville. Perform fun, hands-on science experiments each week. For ages 7 & 8. Registration is required.
Classic Games Club, 2-4 p.m. Saturday at BCPL, Danville. Play Chess, Scrabble, Checkers, Cards, Yahtzee, and more at the Library. Play to meet new faces, or practice your strategy with old friends. Open to all ages and skill levels.
Kids Book Club, 2 p.m. Tuesdays 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. For students going in to 1st-3rd grade. Registration required.
Kid’s Summer Science Club, 11:30 a.m. June 20 at BCPL, Danville. For ages 5-8; perform fun, hands-on science experiments each week. Registration is required.
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
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.
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Planet Explorer, 2 p.m. today (Thursday, June 13) at BCPL, Danville. Create your own 3D planet and then try out different methods to view it like an astronaut would from space. For ages 9-13.
Coloring & Conversation, 6 p.m. tonight (Thursday, June 13) at BCPL, Danville. Rediscover the joy of coloring at this coloring club for adults.
Evening Book Discussion, 6:30 p.m. tonight (Thursday, June 13) at BCPL, Danville. The book selection for this month is “I Am Legend” by Richard Matheson.
Virtual Field Trip: International Space Station, 2 p.m. Friday at BCPL, Danville. Enjoy a behind the scenes tour of the International Space Station hosted by the experts who built it and those who work there.
Sci-Fi Tabletop Day, 1 p.m. Sunday at BCPL, Danville. Play sci-fi games while enjoying snacks. For ages 13-18.
Adult Dungeons & Dragons: Group 2, 4:30 p.m. Sunday at BCPL, Danville. Create fantastic characters and take them through stories, battles, and challenges in the ultimate role-playing game. New players are encouraged and welcomed. Registration is required. (Ages 19 and up)
Baby Lapsit, 10:30 a.m. Monday at BCPL, Danville. Join us for stories, songs, nursery rhymes, and finger play. This six-week program is designed especially for infants and their caregivers. Registration required.
Kerbal Space Race, 4 p.m. Monday at BCPL, Danville. Learn about gravity, orbit, and space travel with the award-winning computer game. Ages 9-18.
Decorate Your Space, 4 p.m. Tuesday at BCPL, Danville. Draw a sci-fi scene that will decorate the YA space in the library. Ages 13-18.
Third Thursday Morning Book Discussion, 10 a.m. June 20 at BCPL, Danville. This month we’ll be discussing “The Sinister Pig” by Tony Hillerman. Books are available at the circulation desk.
The Mark Wood Fun Show, 10:30 a.m. June 20 at BCPL, Danville. This entertaining show uses comedy, magic, juggling, and audience participation to show the importance of reading. This is a free, ticketed event. Tickets will be given out 30-minutes prior to the start of the show.
Third Thursday Afternoon Book Discussion, 4 p.m. June 20 BCPL, Danville. This month we’ll be discussing Southernmost by Silas House. Books are available at the circulation desk.
Solar System Sun Catchers, 6 p.m. June 20 at BCPL, Danville. Stop by to make your very own solar system sun catchers! These plastic objects can be painted to resemble the sun and our own planetary system, and then placed on your windows to catch sunlight! For ages 18+.
Reptiles & Amphibians, 10 a.m. or noon Thursday at LCPL, Stanford. Come learn about some amazing reptiles and amphibians that live in Kentucky. This family-friendly program is free and open to the public. Program presented by Inter-County Energy Cooperative.
Tinker Tuesday: Sun Prints Stop by the Maker Space, 10 a.m. and noon Tuesday at LCPL, Stanford. Discover the science of using the sun to make an image. Participants will use a unique UV paper exposed to the sun to produce an image of their choice.
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.
Tinker Tuesday: Galaxy Slime, 10 a.m.-noon June 25 at LCPL, Stanford. Stop by the Maker Space to create a slime that is out of this world.
Galaxy Bath Bombs, 4-5 p.m. June 26 at LCPL, Stanford.Make your own galaxy bath bombs. All materials will be provided. Pick your colors, make a bath bomb and take it home.
Birds of Prey from the Liberty Nature Center, noon June 29 at LCPL, Stanford. Learn about birds of prey and meet some of the raptors.
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.
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.
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
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.
Boyle County Public Library Summer Storytimes: Preschool, 11:30 a.m. Tuesdays and 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays, for children 3-5.
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.