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Local Buzz for the week of July 27, 2011

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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 events

New Castle Christian Church is hosting a blood drive in Trent Hunter and Clint Diven’s honor from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Friday, July 29, at the New Castle Christian Church gym, 260 S. Main Street, New Castle.

Quakers (The Religious Society of Friends, also known as “Friends”) meets for unprogrammed worship every Saturday afternoon at 4, 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 5th grade are invited to participate  in this fun and creative learning group.

Civic Organizations

Eminence Rotary Club meets at noon at the Henry Christian Church (summer only) 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.

Community Services

The mobile food pantry visits Henry County from 3-6 p.m. on the 4th 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 Henry County Middle School Site Base Council will meet at 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 3, in the conference room.

Henry County Adult Education GED classes will begin Tuesday, Aug. 2. Classes are three days  per week for four weeks. Call 845-0307 to register.
Harvest Showcase and Lunch at the Farmer’s Market from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on

Farmer's Market

Saturday, July 30 (breakfast served at 7:30 a.m.) at the Henry County Fairgrounds. No admission charge, free music, petting barn, children’s games.

Campbellsburg City Council — 7 p.m., 3rd Monday of each month at Campbellsburg City Hall.

Government

Eminence City Council — 6:15 p.m., 2nd Monday of each month at Eminence City Hall.

New Castle City Commission — 7 p.m., 1st Monday of each month at the New Castle Fire Department.

Pleasureville City Commission — 7 p.m., 1st Monday of each month at Pleasureville City Hall.

Smithfield City Commission — 7:30 p.m., 1st Monday of each month at Smithfield Baptist Church.

Henry County Fiscal Court — 6 p.m., 3rd Tuesday of each month in the District Court Room.

Henry County Board of Education — 7 p.m., 3rd Monday of every month at various locations.

Eminence Independent Board of Education — 6:30 p.m., 3rd Tuesday of every month at the Board of Education office unless otherwise announced.

Henry County Planning and Zoning — 7 p.m., 2nd Wednesday of each month at the Henry County Courthouse.

Henry County P&Z Board of Adjustments — 7 p.m., 4th Monday of each month at the Henry County Courthouse.

Health & Fitness

Free exercise classes demonstrating Body Recall a program for the over 50 crowd that improves range of motion, circulation, flexibility and balance will be held at the Henry County Extension Office from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., July 29, Aug. 5, 12, 19 and 26.

New Castle Christian Church has started “Wednesday Walkers” for anyone wanting to walk for exercise and not do it alone from 6 to 7 p.m. Call Tammy for more information at (502) 667-2982 for confirmation and location.

Music

The Wulfe Brothers in concert! Free for the entire family, the concert is from 7 to 8 p.m., Friday, July 29, at Harry Hill Park (the old soccer field). Bring your own refreshments and chairs or blankets to sit on.

Political Organizations

Henry County Republican Party — 7 p.m., 2nd Tuesday of each month, at the Henry County Board of Education Building.

Support Groups

Alcoholics Anonymous meet at 8 p.m. at the Eminence Baptist Church on Friday, July 29. This group, along with Al-Anon, will also meet at 7 p.m., Sunday, July 31, at Henry County Public Library; and at 8 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 2, at Eminence Methodist Church. All of these meetings are non-smoking.

A New Direction in Life, a Christian support group for alcohol/drugs or other addictions, will meet from 7:30-8:30 p.m., Friday, July 29, at First Baptist Church, Eminence.

AA meeting at 8 p.m. at Pleasureville Methodist Church on Saturday, July 30. These meetings will be non smoking.

AA meeting  at 11 a.m., Monday, Aug. 1, 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 Alzheimers. Call 1-877-224-1349, ext 140 for info.