Weekender, Feb. 20, 2020
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• Clay Gilliam and the No Pressure Blues Band, 8-11 p.m. Saturday at Tut’s Restaurant, 415 W. Main St., Danville. No cover charge.
• 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
• Scarlet Cup Theater presents “RED,” Feb. 27-March 1 and March 5-8, at The Advocate-Messenger, 330 S. Fourth St., Danville. SCT’s kicks off its fifth season with an intimate look at the troubled artist, Mark Rothko, who was a Russian-born, American-raised abstract expressionist. Featuring Patrick Kagan-Moore and Kolton Winfield. Written by John Logan, “RED” won six Tony awards in 2010 on Broadway. Showtimes are 7 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and 3 p.m. Sundays. Tickets: danvillearts.org
• “Death of a Salesman,” by Arthur Miller, March 13-15 and 20-22 at West T. Hill Community Theatre, 117 Larrimore Lane, Danville. The 1949 winner of the Pulitzer Prise and Tony Award for Best Play, this story revolves around the last days of Willy Loman, a failing salesman who cannot understand how success has eluded him. His quest for “The American Dream” keeps him blind to the people who truly love him. This classic work is a profound drama of the American theater experience. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays. Tickets: tickets.westthill.net, (859) 319-0205
• “Junie B. Jones Is Not a Crook,” Feb. 21-23 at Ragged Edge Community Theatre, 111 S. Main St., Harrodsburg. An unfiltered and hilarious look at the social and ethical minefield known as kindergarten through the eyes of one very outspoken, free-thinking almost 6-year-old. Based on the beloved chapter books by Barbara Park. Showtimes are 7 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, 4 p.m. Sundays. Tickets: raggededgetheatre.org, (859) 734-2389.
• “Forkland: Past, Present, and Future,” through end of February at Boyle County Public Library (BCPL), 307 W. Broadway. Opening reception 1-2 p.m. Saturday, with refreshments. An exhibit to celebrate the art of the Forkland community, cosponsored with the Arts Commission of Danville-Boyle County.
OUT AND ABOUT
• 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.
• Still’s Mixology Club, 7 p.m. Wednesday at The Still at Ambrabev, 522 Techwood Drive, Danville. All are welcome, participants will make your own classic version of a Caipirinha, adding twists with different fruits and herbs to muddle. Cost is $25, includes class, recipe book and small buffet. Tickets available on Facebook page.
• Adult How-To: Understanding Credit, 6 p.m. Monday at BCPL, Danville. In this class, you will learn the basics of how using credit works, from credit cards to loans, and how to establish, repair, and understand your credit score. Offered in partnership with the Boyle County Cooperative Extension office.
• 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
• Mosaic Flower Workshop, 1-4 p.m. Saturday at ACB, Danville. Create your own mosaic flower wall-hanging. For ages 14+, $45. Info: artcenterky.org
• 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
• Shop Smart: Groceries, 2 p.m. Feb. 29 at BCPL, Danville. Eating healthy, home cooked meals can be affordable if you have some savvy shopper skills. Learn how to stretch your grocery dollar in this program led by the Family and Consumer Science Agent at the Extension Office. All ages welcome. (BCPL Community Room)
• Money Talks: Lunch & Learn Series, Wednesday at Lincoln County Public Library (LCPL), Stanford. Featuring estate planning presented by Attorney Paul Long. Registration is required by Feb.24. A light lunch will be provided; session will be canceled if Lincoln schools called off due to weather. Info: (606) 365-7513 or contact us online.
• Fundamentals of Photography: A Film Series & Discussion Group, 5:30 p.m. fourth Thursday of each month at LCPL, Stanford. No registration required. Feb. 27 will feature Shutter Speeds. Canceled if Lincoln schools called off due to weather.
• 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. Led by Victoria Wells, certified Tai Chi instructor. 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: email@example.com, (606) 669-3040
• 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, registration required. For ages 18 and up.
• Open Coding Club, 4 p.m. Monday at BCPL, Danville. Learn to code at the library at this self-paced class. No experience required. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to register. For all students in grades 6-12.
• 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.
• Tween Book Club, 4:30 p.m. Monday at BCPL, Danville. This month read the graphic novel “New Kid” by Jerry Craft. We’ll discuss the book and play games that go along with the story. Register and get a free copy of the book at the library. Ages 9-13.
• Kids Book Club, 4 p.m. Tuesday at BCPL, Danville. Discuss books from Geronimo Stilton and Magic Tree House. For ages 5-8. Registration required. Register at the library to get a free book while supplies last.
• Homeschool Book Club, 10 a.m. first Monday of the month at LCPL, Stanford. Copies of “Charlotte’s Web” by E.B. White are available to borrow for the March 2 meeting. All ages welcome. Info: (606) 365-7513 or contact us online.
• 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. Book available 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 ….
• Black Film Festival, 6 p.m. Thursdays in February at BCPL, Danville. In celebration of Black History Month, the Danville Boyle County African American Historical Society is partnering with the library to present screenings of four films on Thursday evenings in February. Each film highlights an aspect of Black life in much of the country and in Boyle County. One film will be shown each week. Films are listed on the library’s website.
• Thinking Money for Kids, through March 20 at BCPL, Danville. A traveling, interactive exhibition designed to teach kids and their families about money. The exhibit was developed by the American Library Association in partnership with the FINRA Investor Education Foundation.
• Third Thursday Afternoon Book Discussion, 4 p.m. today (Thursday, Feb. 20) at BCPL, Danville. This month we’ll be discussing “Girl with a Pearl Earring” by Tracy Chevalier. Books are available at the circulation desk.
• Magic the Gathering, 4-7 p.m. today (Thursday, Feb. 20) 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. Ages 9 and up.
• Expensive Tastes, 4 p.m. Friday at BCPL, Danville. Compete with blind taste tests of name brand and store brand food products to see if you can taste the difference in quality. If participating, please let a librarian know if you have food allergies 48-hours before the event. Ages 9-18.
• United Way Tax Preparation Assistance, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays at BCPL, Danville. Available by appointment only; call 211, text KYTAX to 898-211, or visit uwbg.org/CKEEP for more information or to schedule your appointment.
• Family Board Games, 3-5 p.m. Saturday at BCPL, Danville. Play financial literacy-themed board games like Monopoly, the Game of Life, Pay Day, Money Bags, Settlers of Catan, and more. All ages are welcome.
• Who is Mark Rothko, and Why Does He Matter?, 3 p.m. Sunday at BCPL, Danville. Dr. Peter Haffner, assistant professor of art history at Centre College, will discuss the life and work of painter Mark Rothko at this backgrounder talk for Scarlet Cup Theater’s upcoming production, “RED”, by John Logan.
• AARP Tax Preparation Assistance, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesdays at BCPL, Danville. AARP Foundation Tax-Aide services are available free to taxpayers with low and moderate income, with special attention to those 60 and older. Serves individuals on a walk-in, first come, first served basis. Must bring last year’s tax return, photo ID, and social security card.
• Art and the Act of Eating, noon-1 p.m. Tuesday at ACB, Danville. An arts appreciation lecture studying the interplay between food and art, as reflected in the 2016 exhibit – EAT: A Literature + Photography Installation.- at the Norton Center for the Arts. Cost is $10.
• Murder Mystery: The Skeleton in the Closet, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at BCPL, Danville. When building inspectors find a skeleton and a suitcase in the concealed closet of an abandoned home, a cold case becomes hot. Old suspects are rounded up, and a special task force is brought in to determine who among them has been hiding a dirty little secret. Playing the role of detectives, you will review a crime scene and interview live suspects to gather evidence as you try to solve the murder. For ages 13 and up.
• Mardi Gras Painting at The Still, 6-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, through ACB, Danville. For ages 21+, $40/person.
• Price is Right Games, 3:30 p.m. Feb. 27 at BCPL, Danville. Play games from the popular television game show. For ages 9-13. (BCPL Community Room)
• It’s Money, Baby!, 6 p.m. Feb. 27 at BCPL, Danville. Hear a talk from KHEAA representative Toni Wiley, designed to teach students about finances in order to make wise decisions about matters that affect their credit. Pizza provided. For ages 13-18.
• The Traditional Art of Wayuu Weaving , noon-1 p.m. March 3 at ACB, Danville. An arts appreciation lecture exploring the craft weaving tradition of the Wayuu people of Colombia. Cost is $10.
• Baby Lapsit, 10:30 a.m. Mondays at BCPL, Danville. Join us for stories, songs, nursery rhymes, and finger play. This 12-week series is designed especially for infants and their caregivers. Registration required.
• Crafters Who Care, 3-5 p.m. Mondays. Knit and crochet hats and scarves for those in need. No experience necessary.
• 4th Monday Book Discussion, 5 p.m. every fourth Monday at LCPL, Stanford. Feb. 24, discussion is on “A Reliable Wife” by Robert Goolrick. New members welcome. Copies of the book may be borrowed at the library or checked out through Digital Library. Info: (606) 365-7513 or contact us online.
• Science in Play2go, through March 28 at LCPL, Stanford. The Kentucky Science Center’s traveling exhibit where kids of all ages can play and learn communication skills, teamwork, basic STEM principles and more. Open during regular hours.
• Teen Artworks, 1 p.m. fourth Saturday of each month at LCPL, Stanford. Students in grades 6-12 are encouraged to explore their artistic talents with different projects each month. On Saturday, we will be making our own stickers. Registration is required by calling the library.
• Teen Artworks, 1 p.m. the fourth Saturday of each month, beginning Feb. 22 at LCPL, Stanford. Students in grades 6-12 are encouraged to explore their artistic talents with different projects each month. Feb. 22, we will be using Perler beads to create our own designs. Registration is required. Info: (606) 365-7513, stop by, or contact us online to sign up.
• Books & Bagels, 10 a.m. second Tuesday of each month at LCPL, Stanford. Copies of “The Paris Wife” by Paula McLain will be available to borrow beginning Feb. 11. New members welcome. Info: (606) 365-7513 or contact us online.
• 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.
• Preschool Storytime, 10:30 a.m. Friday at BCPL, Danville. Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and puppets at this monthly event. For children ages 3-5 years.
• Homeschool Storytime, 2 p.m. Friday at BCPL, Danville. Read the Chronicles of Narnia series by C.S. Lewis. Register at the library to pick up a free book.
• 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.
• 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: 10 a.m. Thursdays for ages 12mos- 5 years old. 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. For February, senior citizens given free admission on Wednesdays and Fridays, with proof of Danville or Boyle County residency. Info: (859) 236-1883, 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.