Weekender, July 25
Published 7:39 pm Wednesday, July 24, 2019
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Superbo, 8 p.m.-1 p.m. Friday at The Still at Ambrabev, 522 Techwood Drive, Danville. Coming up: Fourth Street Station, Aug. 3; The Non-Filters, Aug. 24; and Larry Bitensky and Catherine Thomsen, Aug. 31.
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 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: email@example.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: firstname.lastname@example.org
Kentucky Veterans Art Project, through Monday 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. Saturday 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.
OUT AND ABOUT
Trivia Night, 7 p.m. Thursdays at The Still at Ambrabev, 522 Techwood Drive, Danville, for Family Feud-style trivia.
Comedy Night, 6:30 p.m. Saturday at The Still, 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 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: email@example.com, (606) 669-3040
LEGO Club, 4 p.m. Aug. 2 at BCPL, Danville. Build your own unique creation. All youth ages are welcome. (BCPL Storytime Room)
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.
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Fizzing Planets, 4 p.m. today (Thursday, 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. Friday 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. Friday at BCPL, Danville. Enjoy a behind the scenes tour of the space center hosted by the experts who work there.
Adult Dungeons & Dragons, 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 18 and up. (BCPL Conference Room)
Out of this World Glow Party, 2 p.m. Monday at BCPL, Danville. Play a variety of glow in the dark games and crafts with glow sticks, glow jewelry, glow balloons, and much more! For ages 9-13. (BCPL Community Room)
War of the Worlds Listening Party, 6 p.m. Monday at BCPL, Danville Listen to the original “War of the Worlds” episode of the CBS radio show which first aired in October 30, 1938 and was based on the novel by H.G. Wells. While you’re listening, enjoy crafts and snacks. All ages.
Living Arts & Science Center’s Mobile Planetarium, 1-4 p.m. July 31 at BCPL, Danville. Featuring the show “Earth, Moon, and Sun,” a fast-paced and fun full-dome show that explores lunar phases, eclipses and other puzzles. Shows begin on the hour. Space per show is limited and tickets will be required. Tickets will be given out in the Children’s Library 30 minutes prior to the start of each show. All ages are welcome, but the show is most suitable for ages 5-16.
Beyblade Battles, 4:30 p.m. Aug. 1 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.
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. *There will be no toddler or preschool storytimes July 30-Aug. 7, and will resume Aug. 13.
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.