Weekender, June 20
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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. 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. Every Saturday, a door prize will be awarded for tickets drawn for a $100 prize. Information: (606) 365-3417
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. Info: John Hughes, (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. Info: (859) 733-0088
Fredia’s Country Music, 7-10 p.m. Saturdays 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
Karaoke, 7:30 p.m.-midnight Friday at Garden Club, Junction City. Cover is $10. Info: (859) 583-1100
Murmur: An Encaustic Installation by Patricia Baldwin Seggebruch, through July 6 at New Editions Gallery, 500 W. Short St., Lexington. 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. Saturday 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. Info: exploretock.com/janebarleycorn, (859) 324-5036
Universe of Stories Writing Workshop, 2 p.m. Saturday at BCPL, Danville. Last session held June 29. 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+.
Starry Night Studio: King of the Coop, 2-4 p.m. Saturday at CAC, Danville. Cost is $26. Red Sunflower, 7-9 p.m. June 27 at CAC. Cost is $28.
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
30-Minute Mozzarella, 6 p.m. Tuesday 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
Adult How-To: Self Defense, 6 p.m. Monday at BCPL, Danville. Learn the basics of self-defense for women from a trained professional. This free program will introduce key safety measures for women interested in learning how to protect themselves.
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.
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.
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
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.
Tai Chi, 2 p.m. Wednesdays at A Gathering Place, 569 Jean Drive. Open to all senior citizens in the area. Info: (859) 236-2070
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
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
Guitar instruction by Jeff Cain, at CAC, Danville. Info: email@example.com, (606) 669-3040
Middle School Book Club, 2 p.m. Monday at BCPL, Danville. This month we are reading “The Last Day” on Mars by Kevin Emerson.Register to pick up a free book in the children’s library. For ages 11-13.
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.
Teen Book Club, 4 p.m. Tuesday at BCPL, Danville. This month we’ll be reading Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card. Pick up a free copy of the book at the circulation desk. For ages 13-18.
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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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)
Teen Dungeons & Dragons, 4 p.m. Monday at BCPL, Danville. Come play this popular role-playing game in a social group setting. Food, refreshments, and gaming supplies provided. No experience is necessary. Registration is required. For ages 13-18.
Inter-County Reptiles and Amphibian, 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 in the children’s library 30-minutes before the start of the show. (BCPL Community Room)
Tinker Tuesday: Galaxy Slime, 10 a.m.-noon Tuesday 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. Wednesday 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.
BCPL Outreach: Inter-County Reptiles and Amphibians, 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at Toliver Elementary School, Danville. Get an up-close look at some reptiles and amphibians native to Kentucky. This is a free event. Tickets are not required.
Mr. Molecule, 11 a.m. June 27 at BCPL, Danville. Supercharged experiments provide a new way for kids to discover science and excite their curiosity about the wonder-filled world we live in. Tickets will be given out 30 minutes prior to the start of the show.
Magic the Gathering, 4-7 p.m. June 27 at BCPL, Danville. Enjoy a fun, challenging card game at the library. Learn how to play Magic the Gathering, a fast-paced strategy card game in a casual environment.
Planet Sun Catchers, 4 p.m. June 27 at BCPL, Danville. Paint your favorite planet (real or imagined) to hang in the window as a sun catcher. For ages 9-13.
Virtual Field Trip: Lockheed Martin Space Facility, 2 p.m. June 28 at BCPL, Danville. Enjoy a behind the scenes tour of the space facility hosted by those who work there.
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.
Baby Lapsit, 10:30 a.m. Mondays 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.
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.
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
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. 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. Info: (859) 583-8000, thedollhousemuseum.com
Little Paws Piano and Music Studio, 475 West Main St., Danville. Classes like Kindermusik; private instruction available. Info: (859) 319-1066
Opening Act Studio, at Hometown Kids, 440 W. 4th St., Perryville. Theater and performance taught by Emma Steberl; limited scholarships available. Info: (859) 319-6821.