Published 5:27 pm Wednesday, October 9, 2019
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- Blue Groove Jazz, 7 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
- 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
- “Young Frankenstein,” Oct. 24-27, and Oct. 31-Nov. 3 at West T. Hill Community Theatre, 117 Larrimore Lane. The popular Broadway musical at its ditziest, glitziest, and funniest. Mel Brooks pulls out al the stops with divine silliness and a touch of genius. Brook’s lyrics are bright and witty and each character more outrageous than the next. A campy parody of the classic horror film inspired by Mary Shelley’s novel about a scientist who uses dark methods to animate a monster. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: westthill.com, (859) 319-0205
- “The Common Man,” a one-night only performance of readings and music from Maurice Manning’s book, 8 p.m. Nov. 9 at WTH, Danville. Featuring the Falcon Theatre out of Newport, Ky. Manning is a former performer with WTH from his younger years, and was a runner-up to the Pulitzer Prize in poetry. Tickets: westthill.com, (859) 319-0205
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- Harvey’s Trivia Night, 7 p.m. Mondays at Harvey’s, 120 S. Fourth St., Danville. Hosted by Mike Archer, cost is $20 per team for up to six members. Gift cards and T-shirts awarded to the top three winners, as well as other goodies that vary weekly.
- Trivia Night, 7 p.m. Thursdays at The Still at Ambrabev, 522 Techwood Drive, Danville, for Family Feud-style trivia. Different topics each Thursday.
- Wilderness Trail Charity Chili Cook Off: 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 19, Wilderness Trail Distillery, 4095 Lebanon Road, Danville. Tasters and cooks wanted for this annual competition to benefit Danville Kiwanis Local Children and senior citizen programs. Family friendly with free pumpkin decorating and Boyle library books along with other children’s activities. Tasting tickets are $10. Info: (859) 402-8707.
- 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
- “Collage Madness: The Creative Scissorship of Connie Estes Beale and John Andrew Dixon.” Exhibit up through Oct. 31 in the Mahan Gallery of the Boyle County Public Library (BCPL), Danville. This exhibit features the artwork of two talented local collage artists, and will be on display through the end of October.
- FOTL Film Series: Screwball Comedies, 7 p.m. tonight (Thursday, Oct. 10) at BCPL, Danville. In this 1972 romantic screwball comedy, four identical pieces of red plaid luggage are mixed up in a San Francisco hotel creating chaos for their owners: a nerdy academic and his controlling fiancée, a mysterious man, a rich woman, and a college drop-out who is a force of nature who disrupts (and more or less destroys) everything in her path.
- Family Movie Night, 4-5:45 p.m. today (Thursday, Oct. 10) at BCPL, Danville. Watch the fourth installment of this animated film series about toys. Popcorn and drinks provided. Rated G; 2019.
- Saturday Matinee, 2 p.m. Saturday at BCPL, Danville. In this 2019 movie, as the world recovers following a titanic struggle for the future of the universe, our favorite web slinging hero must take on new threats in a world that has changed forever. PG-13 (BCPL Community Room)
- 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
- 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 Francine N. Southerland, a certified yoga 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: firstname.lastname@example.org, (606) 669-3040
- LEGO Club, 4 p.m. Friday at BCPL, Danville. Build your own unique creation with everyone’s favorite building blocks.
- Adult Dungeons & Dragons Club, 4:30 p.m. Sunday at BCPL, Danville. Enjoy a role-playing game in a social group setting. Create fantastic characters and take them through stories, battles, and challenges. Refreshments and gaming supplies provided. New players are welcome. For ages 18 and up.
- Teen Dungeons & Dragons Club, 4-7 p.m. Monday at BCPL, Danville. Enjoy a role-playing game in a social group setting. Create fantastic characters and take them through stories, battles, and challenges. Refreshments and gaming supplies provided. New players are welcome. For ages 13-18. (BCPL Community Room)
- Open Coding Club, 4 p.m. Monday at BCPL, Danville. Learn to code at the Library at this self-paced class. No experience required. For all students in grades 6-12. Email email@example.com to register.
- Classic Games Club, 2 p.m. Oct. 19 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.
- 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.
AND MORE ….
- Coloring & Conversation, 6 p.m. tonight (Thursday, Oct. 10) at BCPL, Danville. Rediscover the joy of coloring at this coloring club for adults.
- Adopt a Plush Puppy, through Oct. 31 at BCPL, Danville. October is Adopt a Shelter Dog Month, and patrons can adopt a plush puppy from the Children’s Library. Pick up a reading log and stuffed puppy, then read to it during the month of October for 10 hours. Turn in the completed reading log for a chance to win a bigger plush puppy at the end of the month.
- Read Off Your Fines, through Sunday at BCPL, Danville. During fall break, students (ages 5-18) can read at the library to earn a $2 voucher for every 10 minutes of reading. Participants should sign in with a librarian upon arrival to track reading times.
- Pumpkin Decorating for Teens, 4 p.m. Friday at BCPL, Danville. Use glow-in-the-dark paint to create a design on a pumpkin you can take home. Ages 13-18
- Universal Music Day Celebration, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.Saturday at BCPL, Danville. Watch a Hungarian film about music, learn clapping games and songs. This event is co-sponsored with the Danville Children’s Choir, who will perform a selection of songs.
- 2nd Monday Book Discussion Group, 3 p.m. Monday at BCPL, Danville. The book selection this month is “Remarkable Creatures” by Tracy Chevalier.
- Frankentoys, 4:30 p.m. Monday at BCPL, Danville. Sew old toy parts together to create something that is new and unique. For ages 9-13.
- KidStir, 4 p.m. Tuesday at BCPL, Danville. This month we will be making a variety of spooky fun Halloween goodies and drinks. For ages 5-8. Registration required.
- Homework Help, 3:30-5 p.m. Wednesday at BCPL, Danville. All school ages can work on homework at the library. Librarians will be there to help with any questions. Laptops with access to tutor.com will be available to use. Snacks will be provided. (BCPL Storytime Room)
- Third Thursday Morning Book Discussion — 10 a.m. Oct. 17 at BCPL, Danville. This month we’ll be discussing “In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler’s Berlin” by Erik Larson. Books are available at the Circulation Desk.
- Third Thursday Afternoon Book Discussion, 4 p.m. Oct. 17 at BCPL, Danville. This month we’ll be discussing The Lacuna by Barbara Kinsolver. Books are available at the circulation desk.
- Magic the Gathering, 4-6 pm. Oct. 17 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.
- STEAM Lab: Spooky Slime, 4:30 p.m. Oct. 17 at BCPL, Danville. Stir up spooky glow-in-the-dark slime in a mini caldron. For ages 9-13. (BCPL Storytime Room)
- The Poetry of Maurice Manning, 7 p.m. Oct. 17 at BCPL, Danville. Enjoy an author visit and reading with local poet and Pulitzer Prize finalist, featuring his latest work “Railsplitter.” Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
- Saturday Morning Cartoons, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Oct. 19 at BCPL, Danville. Watch Halloween-themed cartoons. Cereal and fruit provided for snacks. All ages are welcome.
- Collage Madness: Two Artists on a Tear, 2 p.m. Oct. 19 at BCPL, Danville. Collage artists Connie Estes Beale and John Andrew Dixon will describe their creative process at this walk-around discussion, answering questions as they move through the exhibit.
- 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 Storytimes: Toddler, 10:30 a.m. Tuesday; Preschool, 11:30 a.m. Tuesdays and 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays for children 3-5. **A Preschool storytime will be held 10:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 11 as a special monthly event.
- 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.