Weekender, June 27

Published 10:08 pm Wednesday, June 26, 2019

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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

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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


“James Harrod: The Battle for Kentucky,” 8 p.m. July 18-20 and 25-27 at Old Fort Harrod State Park in Harrodsburg. An original, historical drama about the founders of Harrodsburg, presented by Friends of Fort Harrod. Tickets are $10/adults, $9/seniors, $8/children. Info: (859) 734-3314


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


Space Shuttle Indoor Drive-in Movie, 3 p.m. Tuesday at BCPL, Danville. Decorate a box as a space shuttle, then watch a movie in your “space shuttle” while snacking on popcorn. Movie shown is an animated sequel about Duplo invaders from outer space who wreck everything faster than the heroes can rebuild. Rated PG, 107 minutes.


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


Starry Night Studio: Red Sunflower, 7-9 p.m. tonight (Thursday, June 27) at CAC, Danville. Cost is $28.

Universe of Stories Writing Workshop (part 3), 2 p.m. Saturday 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+.

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

One on one Computer Help, 10 a.m.-noon Thursdays through July 25, at Lincoln County Public Library (LCPL). For those who want to learn how to use a computer, get started with Microsoft Office, learn how to get online and set up email and work in Google, Facebook and other websites. Staff is available to answer questions and get you started.

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

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

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: jcain807@hotmail.com, (606) 669-3040


LEGO Club, 2 p.m. Friday at BCPL, Danville. Build your own unique creation. All youth ages are welcome.

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.

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.


Mr. Molecule, 11 a.m. today (Thursday, June 27). 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. today (Thursday, 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. today (Thursday, 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. Friday at BCPL, Danville. Enjoy a behind the scenes tour of the space facility hosted by those who work there.

Stranger Things Escape Room, 4 p.m. Monday at BCPL, Danville. Use all of your knowledge about the show to escape this “Stranger Things” inspired escape room. For ages 13-18.

Family Game Night, 4-7 p.m. Monday at BCPL, Danville. All ages are welcome to come play a wide variety of board games. Food will be provided by the Boyle County FCS extension office. (BCPL Community Room)

Birds of Prey from the Liberty Nature Center, noon Saturday at LCPL, Stanford. Learn about birds of prey and meet some of the raptors.

Gizmos & Gadgets Lab, 2-4 p.m. Thursdays through July 25 at LCPL, Stanford. All ages are welcome to explore Robotics, Coding, Circuits, 3-d design and printing and more.  Stop in any time during the posted hours to try out snap circuits, “Learn to Code” activities, Lego Mindstorms EV3, Lego WeDo 2.0, LittleBits and more.

The Art of Travel Photography, 11 a..m. Monday and Wednesday through July 24. A six-part film series and discussion group. Info: (606) 365-7513.

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.