Weekender, July 11

Published 6:31 pm Thursday, July 11, 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


Evening showcase, 7:30 p.m. July 20 at WTH, Danville. Prior to the children’s acting camp, the theater’s Irish instructors from Carickfergus, Northern Ireland will present an evening showcase of energetic and professional music, song and dance. Tickets available online now, and at door if available night of performance. Info: westthill.net.

“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


10-Minute Play Contest, 2:30 p.m. Aug. 11 and 6:30 p.m. Aug. 12 at West T. Hill Community Theater (WTH),117 Larrimore Lane, Danville. An ensemble cast i needed to produce the winning plays from the contest. Roles available for at least five men, five women and five children, of all ages. Some actors will perform in multiple short plays. Production dates are Sept, 20-22. Info: karenlogue@hotmail.com

“Young Frankenstein,” by Mel Brooks, 2:30 p.m. Aug. 18 and 6:30 p.m. Aug. 19 at WTH, Danville. Roles available for seven men and two women. Production dates are Oct. 24-27 and Oct. 21-Nov.3, directed by Karen Logue. Info:  karenlogue@hotmail.com


Kentucky Veterans Art Project, through July 29 at Boyle County Public Library (BCPL). Enjoy a celebration of art made by Kentucky veterans and their families, a project organized by the Kentucky Arts Council.

“Mix it Up!” July 9-Sept. 7 at New Editions Gallery, 500 W. Short St., Lexington. An annual summer show, this year featuring  Patrick Adams, Cheryl Chapman, Marcia Cone, Jaime Corum, Sabra Crockett, Laurie Doctor, Larry Forgard, Carlos Gamez de Francisco, Angie Reed Garner, Joyce Garner, Rodney Hatfield, Philip High, Lesley Humphrey, Shawn Marshall, Felipe Molina, Patricia Baldwin Seggebruch, Chris Segre-Lewis, David Stenulson, Lynn Sweet, Kiptoo Tarus, Sharon Weis, Debbie Westerfield and Carleton Wing. Opening reception is 5-8 p.m. July 19 during the Gallery Hop. Into: neweditionsgallery.com.


Summer Movie Series: A Universe of Film, 2 p.m. July 13 at BCPL, Danville. Watch a movie about an astronaut stranded on Mars who must find a way to survive until he can be rescued by NASA. Rated PG-13.


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 (Part 4), 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 adults & teens ages 16+.

Starry Night Studio: Wheelbarrow Planter, 6-8:30 p.m. Tuesday at CAC, Danville. Cost is $30.

Christmas in July Camp, 9 a.m.-noon July 22-26 at CAC, Danville. Open to rising kindergartners through fifth-graders. Cost is $100.

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

Clay Wall Pockets, 5-6:30 p.m. Aug. 6 and 20 at CAC, Danville. Open to ages 8+, cost is $35.

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.

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


Kid’s Summer Science Club (5/6), 10:30 a.m. today (Thursday, July 11) 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, July 11) at BCPL, Danville. Perform fun, hands-on science experiments each week. For ages 7 & 8. Registration is required.

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 (5/6), 10:30 a.m. July 18 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. July 18 at BCPL, Danville. Perform fun, hands-on science experiments each week. For ages 7 & 8. Registration is required.

Classic Games Club, 2 p.m. July 20 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. (BCPL Community Room)

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.


Celebration of Kentucky Writers, 6 p.m. tonight (Thursday, July 11) at The Kentucky Fudge Co., 225 S. Main St, Harrodsburg. Kentucky author Bobbie Ann Mason kicks off this series with a reading and talk, organized by The Arts Council of Mercer County and Nomadic Ink, a local writing group. More authors will be scheduled, with more dates to come. Info: gemmaziegler2346@gmail.com.

Galaxy Jars Craft, 4 p.m. today (Thursday, July 11) at BCPL, Danville. Create an out-of-this-world galaxy jar to take home. For ages 13-18.

Beyblades Battle, 4 p.m. today (Thursday, July 11) at BCPL, Danville. Play with others in a beyblades battle. Personal beyblades are welcome. The library will provide some beyblades and the arena. All youth ages are welcome.

Coloring & Conversation, 6 p.m. tonight (Thursday, July 11) at BCPL, Danville. Rediscover the joy of coloring at this coloring club for adults.

Virtual Field Trip: Apollo 11, 2 p.m. Friday at BCPL, Danville. Enjoy a rendering of the Apollo 11 spacecraft.

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.

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.

Crafters Who Care, 6 p.m. Mondays. Knit and crochet hats and scarves for those in need. No experience necessary.

Liberty Nature Center, 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at BCPL, Danville. An educational animal show with bird species including owls, hawks, kestrel, vultures,and an eagle. The Liberty Nature Center is a wildlife rehabilitation and education center that has over 20 permanent residents that serve as ambassadors to their wild counterparts.

KidStir, 2 p.m. Tuesday at BCPL, Danville. A cooking class for kids to make fun and delicious food. This week learn to make astronaut food. Registration is required. Call the Library to register (859) 238-7323. For ages 5-8.

Rocket Launch, 4 p.m. Tuesday at BCPL, Danville. Build and launch indoor rockets to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the launch of Apollo 11. All ages are welcome.

Murder Mystery: Murder by the Books, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at BCPL, Danville. Take on the role of detective and interview live suspects to solve a murder at this interactive theater event. Written and directed by Lyndsi Hersch. For adults and teens ages 13 and up.

Third Thursday Morning Book Discussion, 10 a.m. July 18 at BCPL, Danville. This month we’ll be discussing Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll. Books are available at the circulation desk.

Third Thursday Afternoon Book Discussion, 4 p.m. July 18 at BCPL, Danville. This month we’ll be discussing Orange is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison by Piper Kerman.Books are available at the Circulation Desk.

Build a Moon Lander, 4 p.m. July 18 at BCPL, Danville. Engineer a moon lander of your own design, then test its ability to withstand drops and protect its passengers.  For ages 9-13.

Magic the Gathering, 4 p.m. July 18 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.

Moon Viewing, 10 p.m. July 18 at BCPL, Danville. Take a closer look at the moon with local astronomer Tom Bryant. All minors should be accompanied by a responsible adult.

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.