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Local Buzz for the week of Feb. 22

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Arts & Crafts

Free adult scrapbooking offered at the Eminence Community Life Center from 10 a.m. to noon, on Thursdays.

Church Services

  • New Castle United Methodist Church is sponsoring  a chili cook off /chili dinner and gospel sing from 4-7 p.m., Saturday, March 3. Chili, sandwiches, hotdogs, dessert and drinks. Presale tickets are $8 and $4. The gospel sing will be from 4 to 9 p.m. If you need more information please call (502) 845-4181.
  • Quakers (The Religious Society of Friends, also known as “Friends”) meets for unprogrammed worship every Saturday at 4 p.m., at Port Royal Methodist Church. This informal group is under the guidance of Lexington Friends Meeting. Contact Betsy Packard: dogbydog123@aol.com or (502) 529-1598.
  • Drennon Christian Church hosts The Andy Griffith Bible Study at 6 p.m. every Wednesday. Come join for dinner, fun and a laid back Bible Study.
  • Grace Fellowship of La Grange will hold midweek services at 6:30 p.m. every Tuesday in the Ramada Inn meeting room.
  • New Castle Christian Church’s Adventure Club for Kids meets every Sunday at 10:45 a.m. Children through the fifth grade are invited to participate in this fun and creative learning group.

Civic Organizations

  • Eminence Rotary Club meets at noon at Henry Christian Church every Monday.
  • The New Castle Lions Club meets at 7 p.m. the first and third Monday of each month at Marlene’s Cozy Corner Restaurant in New Castle.
  • Pleasureville Masonic Lodge No. 410 meets at 7:30 p.m. the first Monday of each month at Lodge Hall, 105 Main St., Pleasureville.

Community Services

  • The mobile food pantry visits Henry County from 3-6 p.m. on the fourth Wednesday of each month. The gates at the Henry County Fairgrounds open at 2:45 p.m. Please bring ID or recent mail to confirm address — must live in Henry County.
  • Bundle up your newspapers, aluminum, plastics, etc., and take to County Road Barn at 714 Property Road, seven days a week.

Education

  • The Eminence Middle School and High School SBDM council will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 27, in the school library.
  • Eastern Elementary will hold their SBDM council meeting at 4 p.m. Wednesday, March 7, in the school library.
  • The Henry County Middle School SBDM council will meet at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 7, in the conference room on.
  • The Eminence SBDM council meeting is held the last Tuesday of every month at 7 p.m.
  • Henry County Board of Education — 7 p.m., third Monday of every month at various locations.
  • Eminence Independent Board of Education — 6:30 p.m., third Tuesday of every month at the Board of Education office unless otherwise announced.

Fundraisers

  • A spaghetti supper/auction to benefit Patsy Wilson and her family will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24, at the Henry County Fairgrounds 4-H building. Tickets are $5 and includes salad, spaghetti, bread, drink and dessert.

Government Meetings

  • Campbellsburg City Council — 7 p.m., third Monday of each month at Campbellsburg City Hall.
  • Eminence City Council — 6:15 p.m., second Monday of each month at Eminence City Hall.
  • New Castle City Commission — 7 p.m., first Monday of each month at the New Castle Fire Department.
  • Pleasureville City Commission — 7 p.m., first Monday of each month at Pleasureville City Hall.
  • Smithfield City Commission — 7:30 p.m., first Monday of each month at Smithfield Baptist Church.
  • Henry County Fiscal Court — 6 p.m., third Tuesday of each month in the District Court Room.
  • Henry County Planning and Zoning — 7 p.m., second Wednesday of each month at the Henry County Courthouse.
  • Henry County P&Z Board of Adjustments – 7 p.m., fourth Monday of each month at the Henry County Courthouse.

Health & Fitness

  • The Henry County Diabetic Coalition will meet from 10:30 a.m. to noon and from 7 to 8:30 p.m. the first Thursday of each month, at the Henry County Fairgrounds 4-H building. For more information, contact Mona Huff at 845-6849.
  • New Castle Christian Church’s “Wednesday Walkers” meet 6-7 p.m. for anyone wanting to walk for exercise and not do it alone. Call Tammy for more information at (502) 667-2982.

Political Groups

  • Henry County Republican Party — 7 p.m., second Tuesday of each month, at the Henry County Board of Education Building.

Support Groups

  • Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 8 p.m. at the Eminence Baptist Church on Friday, Feb. 24. This group and Al-Anon will meet at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28, at Eminence Methodist Church. All meetings are nonsmoking.
  • A New Direction in Life, a Christian support group for alcohol/drug or other addictions, will meet from 7:30-8:30 p.m., Friday, Feb. 24, at First Baptist Church, Eminence.
  • AA meeting at 8 p.m. at Pleasureville Methodist Church on Saturday, Feb. 25. These meetings will be nonsmoking.
  • AA meeting  at 11 a.m., Monday, Feb. 27, at New Castle Christian Church.  Please enter through the green door.
  • Caregiver support group will meet at 5:30 p.m. the first Monday of each month, for people taking care of someone with dementia or Alzheimer’s. Call 1-877-224-1349, Ext. 140 for info.