Weekender, July 18

Published 7:46 pm Wednesday, July 17, 2019

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Blue Groove Jazz, 8 p.m. Friday at The Still at Ambrabev, 522 Techwood Drive, Danville.

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

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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


Evening showcase, 7:30 p.m. Saturday 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!” through 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. Friday during the Gallery Hop. Into: neweditionsgallery.com.


Summer Movie Series: A Universe of Film, 2 p.m. July 27 at BCPL, Danville. A team of explorers go through a wormhole in outer space in an attempt to ensure the survival of humanity. Rated PG-13.


Comedy Night, 6:30 p.m. July 27 at The Still at Ambrabev, Danville. Show plus four-course menu for $45/person. Featuring host Heather Romero, with comedians Josh Sardam, Sam Culbertson and Mr. Bikey.

Wilderness Trail First Friday, 6-9 p.m. Aug. 2, free music by Barry Frazee, food for sale by Triple J&C BBQ. Information: 859-402-8707 or events page at www.wildernesstraildistillery.com.

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


Adult How-To: Gun Safety, 6 p.m. Monday at BCPL, Danville. Learn the basics of gun safety from a trained professional. This free program will introduce key safety measures for people interested in or concerned with the safety of guns in the home. Sponsored by Boyle County Cooperative Extension Service.

KidStir, 2 p.m. Tuesday at BCPL, Danville. This week learn about etiquette. Registration is required, call library. For ages 5-8.

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


Classic Games Club, 2 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. (BCPL Community Room)

Middle School Book Club, 2 p.m. Monday at BCPL, Danville. This month we are reading “The Parker Inheritance” by Varian Johnson. Register to pick up a free book in the children’s library. For ages 11-13.

Teen Book Club, 4 p.m. Tuesday at BCPL, Danville. This month we’ll be reading The Adoration of Jenna Fox by Mary E. Pearson. Pick up a free copy of the book at the circulation desk. For ages 13-18.

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

Classic Games Club, 2 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. (BCPL Community Room)

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.


Third Thursday Morning Book Discussion, 10 a.m. today (Thursday, 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. today (Thursday, 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. today (Thursday, 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. today (Thursday, 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. tonight (Thursday, July 18) at BCPL, Danville. Take a closer look at the moon with local astronomer Tom Bryant in Library Park. All minors should be accompanied by a responsible adult.

Meet Kentucky author Bertena Varney, sociology professor at Southcentral Kentucky Community & Technical College. She will to talk to visitors and sign copies of her books at the library. Several of her titles will be available for sale: Reiki, Meditation, and Yoga Journal; Reiki Journal; Mindfulness Journal; and Angel Reiki Manual.

Sci-Fi Tabletop Day, 1 p.m. Sunday at BCPL, Danville. Play sci-fi games while enjoying snacks. For ages 13-18.

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.

Trip to Mars, 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at BCPL, Danville. Play a game that steps through a human mission to Mars, to learn about the variety of people on the ground supporting missions, and the factors that can affect a mission outcome. Hosted by Hummel Planetarium. This is a ticketed event for ages 9-13.

Fizzing Planets, 4 p.m. July 25 at BCPL, Danville. Mold your own planet and experiment with chemical reactions using baking soda, vinegar, and water. For ages 9-13.

Planet Bath Bombs, 6 p.m. July 26 at BCPL, Danville. Make colorful, refreshing bath bombs to help you unwind at the end of a day. Makes a great gift, or make one just for you. Supplies provided. For ages 18 and up.

Virtual Field Trip: Johnson Space Center, 2 p.m. July 26 at BCPL, Danville. Enjoy a behind the scenes tour of the space center hosted by the experts who work there.

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.