Absentee voting is ready at the Washington County Clerk’s office for anyone who will be out of the county from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Election Day, Nov. 8.
Wednesday, Oct. 26
Punt, Pass & Kick Contest
The YMCA will be holding a Punt, Pass & Kick Contest during PE classes at NWES, WCES and WCMS on Wednesday, Oct. 26. The top three students from each age group will move on to a final competition to be held Saturday, Oct. 29 at 10 a.m. at the Board of Education field. Make sure to sign your child up and feel free to come out Saturday to support your local youth.
WCMS Parent/Teacher Conferences
Washington County Middle School will be having Parent/Teacher Conferences on Wednesday, Oct. 26 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Student report cards may be picked up at this time.
Oct. 26 - Nov. 4
WCES Parent/Teacher Conferences
Washington County Elementary School will be held parent/teacher conferences Oct. 26 - Nov. 4 by appointment. Student report cards may be picked up during this time.
Thursday, Oct. 27
Fall Festival and Chili Supper
There will be a Fall Festival and Chili Supper from 5-7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 27 at Washington County Elementary School. Carry-outs available. Call ahead for large orders and they’ll be ready when you get there: 859-805-0223. Fun for the whole family.
WCHS Powder Puff Game
The annual Washington County High School Powder Puff game will be held this Thursday, Oct. 27 starting at 6:30 p.m. Senior and freshmen girls will play football against sophomore and junior girls. The high school football team will be cheerleaders. Admission $2 for adults, $1 for students. Concessions available. Proceeds from both games will go to the WCHS Library Media Center.
Friday, Oct. 28
WC Band Boosters Chili Supper
The Washington County Band Boosters will be having a Chili Supper at the Washington County High School cafeteria from 5-7:15 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 28. All proceeds go to the Marching Commander Band. Tickets are on sale at Springfield State Bank or any band member.
There will be a Chili Dinner from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28 at Washington County Industries, 324 East Main Street (former Reed’s Foodland). Dinner includes chili, choice of pimento cheese or peanut butter sandwich, dessert and beverage. All donations go to benefit Washington County Industries, operated by Communicare. For more information call (859) 336-7746.
Driver’s License Testing
The Kentucky State Police have set Friday, Oct. 28 for in-service training. Therefore, there will be no driver’s license testing in Washington County on that day.
WCHS Class of 1981 Reunion
The Washington County High School Class of 1981 will hold their 30-year class reunion on Friday, Oct. 28 with a Meet and Greet at 6 p.m. and a football game beginning at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 29 at Mordecai’s at 7 p.m. Send pictures and biographies to Jamie Smith at email@example.com. Call Sherri Osbourne at (858) 805-0950, Donna Osbourne at (502) 724-1458, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Sunday, Oct. 30
Trunk or Treat
Trunk or Treat will be held Sunday, Oct. 30 at Open Arms Community Church, 620 Short Line Road, Springfield. Chili supper at 5 p.m. with Trunk or Treat at 6 p.m. Everyone is welcome.
Unity Baptist Church, located at 2782 Harrodsburg Road, outside of Mackville, will host their annual Hallelujah Fest on Sunday Oct. 30 at 4:30 p.m.. There will be games, activities, Trunk or Treat, and a soup and chili supper. Contact Jessica at (859) 229-6102 for more information.
Monday, Oct. 31
Springfield Trick or Treat
Downtown Springfield will host Trick or Treat on Monday, Oct. 31 from 4-5:30 p.m. and residential 5:30 to 7 p.m.
Mackville Trick or Treat
The City of Mackville will host Trick or Treat for children under the age of 12 from 5-7 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 31. Participating residents will turn on their porch lights.
Willisburg Trick or Treat
Willisburg will be observing Halloween “Trick or Treating” on Monday, Oct. 31 from 5-7 p.m.
Tuesday Nov. 1
New Pioneers for a Sustainable Future presents Moving Forward: The Role of the Arts in Building a Sustainable Rural Community. Panelists will be noted Washington County artists: painter Bettye Brookfield, poet Maurice Manning, and musician Sue Massek, at 7 p.m. at Springfield campus of ECT on Tuesday, Nov. 1. Admission is free. All residents of Washington County and surrounding areas warmly welcomed into this important conversation about how we continue to become “Kentucky’s Greenest, Most Sustainable Rural Community.”
Friday, Nov. 4
Veterans Day Ceremony
Veterans Day Ceremony, Washington County High School, Nov. 4, at 10 a.m. honoring veterans deceased, present and families. Patriotic speaker: SSG Michael Osbourne. Luncheon held immediately after prepared by Mrs. Raikes, Mrs. Blandford and the Family & Consumer Sciences Students.
O & I Reunion
O & I will hold their 11th annual lunch at noon on Friday, Nov. 4 at Old Kentucky Home Country Club, across from Keene’s Restaurant. Call 502-348-3579 for more information.
Revolving Loan Fund
The City of Springfield, in conjunction with the Springfield Main Street/Renaissance Program, will be accepting applications for the Revolving Loan Fund (RLF) for the purpose of lending funds to existing or potential businesses in the designated Renaissance Area. For details on conditions and application process, contact Nell Haydon at (859) 336-5412, ext. 2. Interested parties must submit a completed application by 4 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 4 to Main Street/Renaissance Office, 124 West Main Street, Springfield, KY 40069.
Mount Olivet Revival
“Revival Time” at Mount Olivet Baptist Church is scheduled from Friday to Sunday, Nov. 4-6, 2011. The Friday and Saturday meetings are scheduled for 7 p.m. The Sunday meeting is at 11 a.m. The public is invited to this free event. For more information, phone Pastor Joe Lumbrix at (502) 649-0700.
Saturday, Nov. 5
Relay for Life Kickoff
The 2012 Relay for Life Kickoff will be held Saturday, Nov. 5 at Washington County High School from 1-3 p.m. in the cafeteria.
Washington County Clerk
The Washington County Clerk’s office will be open Saturday, Nov. 5 from 9 to noon.
Tuesday, Nov. 8
St. Dominic Athletics Chili Supper
The St. Dominic Athletics Chili Supper will be held Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 8 from 4-8 p.m. at St. Dominic Parish Community Center. All proceeds go to St. Dominic School Athletics Department.
Veterans’ Day Closing
The Washington County Clerk’s office will be closed Friday, Nov. 11 and Saturday, Nov. 12 in observance of Veterans’ Day.
Mid-Kentucky Arts new season opens with Magical Musical Mystery Tour featuring jazz, piano, horns, percussion and more with some of the most talented musicians around on Saturday, Nov. 12 in Lebanon at Centre Square Angelic Hall at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 13 in St. Catharine Hall, St. Catharine College at 2 p.m. For more information: 859-336-9232.
Tuesday, Nov. 15
Relay for Life Meeting
The Relay for Life Committee Meeting will be held Tuesday, Nov. 15 at St. Catharine College in the Health Science Building, Room 111 at 6 p.m., with the team captains meeting at 6:45 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 19
There will be a “Special” Event for “Special” Needs: Poker Run, dinner, dance, music, food, door prizes, raffle, silent auction and more, on Saturday, Nov. 19 at the Knights of Columbus Hall to help fund a handicap accessible playground. All donations are welcome. For more information: email@example.com, ASpecialplace - Facebook, or call Michelle (859) 805-0858 or Donna (859) 805-0857. All proceeds go to Idle Hour Park for the playground.