News briefs for 4/22

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Volunteers Needed
Volunteers are needed at the Lincoln Legacy Museum. If you have any free time, even a couple of hours would be greatly appreciated. Call Lena at (859) 336-3232.
Knights of Columbus Bingo
The Knights of Columbus Springfield Council, 2013 Bardstown Rd., holds weekly Bingo every Wednesday. Bingo play starts at 6:45 p.m., doors open at 5 p.m. All proceeds from the Bingo go to support local charities, church, community and youth.
Through May 4


A new exhibit is at The Gallery on the Square in downtown Bardstown. Shining Through, A Celebration of Faith is now open and runs through May 4. It features a collection of art in various mediums highlighting the artists’ faith journeys. At the Artists’ Talk, April 17, from 6 p.m. through 8 p.m., the artists will share stories of their art, their faith journey and how they find themselves shining through. Light refreshments will be served. This event is free and open to the public.

Wednesday, April 22

Puzzle Earth
Tweens and teens can use old puzzles; dazzle us with your view of Earth on Wednesday, April 22, at 3:30 p.m. at the Washington County Library.

Free Meal
The VFW Post 5910 in Lebanon will have a free meal on Wednesday, April 22, at 6 p.m. to anyone who wants it. This is provided by Tucker Hill Church.

Thursday, April 23

Free Health Screening

Ephraim McDowell Health is sponsoring a free health screening on April 23, at First Christian Church in Danville.  The free screenings will be offered from 8 a.m. to noon.
Health screenings that will be offered are cholesterol, glucose, blood pressure, body mass index, heart rate and stroke risk.  After the screenings are complete, participants will have the opportunity to discuss their results with a licensed health professional.
Participants should not eat 12 hours prior to their screening if they would like to have the blood test that gives them a full lipid panel.  This gives the participant detailed information including their HDL, LDL, triglycerides and glucose. The screenings are open to the public for anyone 18 years of age and older. You may call (859) 236-4006, Monday through Friday, for an appointment, but walk-ins are welcome.

Saturday, April 25

Piano concert
On April 25 at 3 p.m. Vernon Cherrix will give a piano concert at Loretto Motherhouse.  His program will include works by Scarlatti, CPE Bach, Mozart, Liszt, and Rachmaninoff.  Everyone is welcome. Admission free.

Gospel Singing
There will be a gospel singing at Cumbo’s Old Gospel Barn in Cox’s Creek at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 25. Truth Trio from Elizabethtown and The Cumbo’s will provide the music. Everyone is welcome and the admission is free.

Zumba for Autism
A Zumbathon to benefit the Washington County Autism Group of Support (WAGS) will be this Saturday, April 25 from 9 a.m.-11 a.m. at Cornerstone Christian Church. The community is invited to participate in this Latin inspired dance fitness exercise program that is easy to follow and feels like a party. All donations are tax deductible and the funds raised help autistic people living in our area. For more information contact Katie Essex at 481-3282.

Sock Hop
There will be a 1950s Sock Hop at VFW Post 5910, in Lebanon on Saturday, April 25, from 8p.m. - midnight. This is an adult party. Dress for the era. There will be prizes for best 50s outfit, Fonzie look-a-like and door prize. The public is welcome.

April 25, 26

“Give Our Regards to Broadway”
Mid-Kentucky Chorus brings you “Give Our Regards to Broadway.” The bright lights of Broadway will shine as the Mid-Kentucky Chorus and featured soloists present the best-loved songs of Broadway, both old and new. Songs from Fiddler on the Roof, Jersey Boys, Mo-town the Musical, Lion King, Wicked, Phantom of the Opera, and much more will be featured. Saturday April 25 at 7:30 pm and Sunday April 26 at 3 p.m. both at St. Catharine Hall, St. Catharine College.
Please call 859-336-9232 for more information or reservations.

Horse Ride
There will be a benefit house ride for St. Vincent de Paul roof fund at Fred Boone’s house, 5690 New Hope Road, Saturday, April 25. The ride leaves at 11:30 a.m. with the auction starting at 6 p.m.

Sunday, April 26

Deacon Cooper’s retirement
Holy Rosary Church, Springfield, will celebrate Deacon Ernest “Gus” Cooper’s retirement as pastoral administrator on Sunday, April 26, 2015, at 3 p.m. All family and friends of Deacon Cooper and the church are welcome to attend.

Free Hearing Screenings

There will be a hearing fair at Nelson County Public Library on Monday, April 27, at 6:30 p.m. with free hearing screenings. For more information go to info@hearinglosskyhome.org.

Tuesday, April 28

Story Time 1
Story Time 1 will be held at the Washington County Library at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, April 28.

Story Time 2
Story Time 2 will be held at the Washington County Library at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, April 28.

Unhappy Hour
The Springfield Business & Professional Women’s Club is hosting an  “ Unhappy Hour” at Mordecai’s On Main on Tuesday, April 28, from 5 to 7 p.m. in recognition of Equal Pay Day.  All businesswomen in the community are invited to attend and wear red to remind us that we are still in the red.  If you are interested in joining BPW, contact Carolyn Hardin, membership chair, at (859) 336-9425 Hardin’s Jewelry and Gifts.  

Saturday, May 2

Camp Calvary 5K Hike Day
There will be a 5K on May 2, at Camp Calvary in Mackville. Registration is at 9:30 a.m. with race time 10 a.m. All proceeds will go to the scholarship fund at Camp Calvary. Find more information at kycampcalvary.com. There will be free food, free inflatables, carnival games, bake sale and much more fun for whole family.  Hike starts at 10:00am.  Food will be served at 11:00.  

May 3-7

Bible Read-A-Thon

The annual Bible read-a-thon will be begin on May 3 at 6 p.m. and continue until May 7 (National Day of Prayer) at noon.
Readers are still needed for the event and anyone wanting to sign up can do so at templebapt.com.
The event will be held on the front steps of the 1816 Courthouse building.

Wednesday, May 6

Wednesday Night Golf League
The Wednesday Night Golf League at Lincoln Homestead Golf Course is scheduled to start on Wednesday, May 6 at 4:15 p.m.  There will be an organizational meeting to discuss the rules and, then the teams will play their 9-hole match.  You need to have a partner to participate in the league. Each player is responsible for his or her own green fees. Play is from the blue tees but if you are over 60 you have the option of playing from the white tees. Each person will have a handicap after playing three rounds. The league is looking for a few new teams to participate. The regular league runs thru July and then is followed by a single elimination tournament. If you have any questions please call Bill Hardin at 336-7570 for more information.

Friday, May 8

Springfield BPW Community Activism Scholarship
Springfield Business & Professional Women’s Club is proud to offer a young woman who is a resident of Washington County and will be in the 2015 graduating class a $1,000 cash scholarship recognizing their involvement in community. Applications are available through guidance counselors at Bethlehem High School, Washington County High School or may be picked up at Hardin’s Jewelry 114 West Main Street Springfield, Completed applications should be returned to the school guidance counselors or Hardin’s Jewelry by May 8, 2015.

Saturday, May 9

Flea Market
The Mackville Lions Club will host a flea market on Saturday, May 9, beginning at 8 a.m. at the Mackville Community Center parking lot. For interested vendors or for more information, contact Ron Miller at (859) 262-5470. All proceeds benefit the Lions Club and their charities.

Wednesday, May 13

Health Screenings

Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center will be providing a free health screening on Wednesday, May 13 from 9 a.m. until noon at the Mackville Community Center. It is recommended you make an appointment, as time is limited. Walk-ins will be accepted. For a complete blood work-up it is recommended you not have anything to eat or drink after midnight other than water with medications. For an appointment call (859) 481-3005.

Saturday, May 30

2015 Farmers Market Season Information
The Farmers Market Season will soon be here and will be managed by the City of Springfield. The opening date is set for Saturday, May 30, 2015 and will continue through the end of October. The market hours for Saturdays 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Wednesdays from 3-6 p.m. Applications may be picked up at Springfield City Hall to register for space. Registration for the one-day fee must be made 24 hours in advance at city hall. In addition to produce, plants and other food products, the market this year will include artisan vendor’s -homemade arts and crafts only- to be a part of the market.  No Flea Market booths will be allowed.  For more information contact Kathy Elliott at city hall-859-336-5440.

Friday, June 5

Relay for Life
Relay for Life of Washington County has announced that the 2015 event will be held Friday evening, June 5, from 6 p.m. to midnight, at Idle Hour Park. This year’s event is transitioning from a 12 hr. event to a 6 hr. event with the theme “Let’s Knock Cancer Out of the Park.” For more information about this year’s event, contact any current team member, co-chairs Karen Purdom (859) 481-4400 or Monica Osborne (859) 481-2069, or online at www.relayforlife.org/washingtonky.

Friday, June 19

Reception and Auction
St. Catharine College will have a pre-tournament reception and auction in Lourdes Gym from 6-9 p.m.

Saturday, June 20

SCC Golf Tournament
The 25th anniversary SCC golf tournament will be at Lincoln Homestead State Park Golf Course with 8 a.m. registration and a 9 a.m. shotgun start. Sponsorships deadline is June 8. Register online at www.sccky.edu/golf or contact Kristen Bennett at kbennett@sccky.edu or call 859-336-7707