>> COMMUNITY NOTES: March 10, 2017

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Development Review Board

The Development Review Board will meet at 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 14, in the Fiscal Court Room, second floor at the Old Courthouse in Bardstown.

Cox’s Station Chapter, NSDAR

Cox’s Station Chapter, NSDAR, will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday, March 13, at Bardstown Baptist Church. The group is still collecting box tops for education, empty printer ink cartridges, aluminum can pull tabs, manufacturer coupons as well as clean plastic lids for bench projects. These can be brought to any meeting.

NCHS Project Graduation casino trip

NCHS Project Graduation will sponsor a casino trip Saturday, March 18. Cost is $25 a person. Charter bus transportation will be provided to and from the casino. Deadline to reserve a spot is Monday, March 13. Call Casey at (502) 249-3431.

Peoples Church bunco fundraiser

The children’s ministry at The Peoples Church will host a bunco fundraiser for its kids church camp 2-4 p.m. Sunday, March 19. The cost is $10 per person, 14 and older. Contact Jenny Bunch to sign up at (502) 507-0227.

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny

St. Catherine Academy in New Haven will have its annual breakfast with the Easter Bunny 9-11 a.m. Saturday, March 25. There will be donuts, drinks, crafts and you can take your picture with the Easter Bunny. Don’t forget your camera.

Internet safety presentation

There will be a free internet safety presentation open to parents, students, and the community 6:30-7 p.m. Monday, March 27, at Nelson County High School. Police officer and internet expert, Scott Harvey, educates on all aspects of internet safety and social media. Harvey’s message is in educating others about appropriate use of social media. Knowing how to avoid and respond to social media, cyber bullying, and sharing photos is important for any youth or adult using technology that is changing every day. For more information you can call 349-7006 or go to www.speakingofharvey.com.


AFJROTC is sponsoring a 5k run at Nelson County High School 9 a.m. Saturday, April 1. All proceeds will go the Feeding America Backpack Program, providing meals to kids on weekends for an entire year. You can register for the Anniversary JROTC Run online at active.com. Deadline to register is March 31. The cost is $15 online registration and $20 on race day.


Behind the scenes tours at Nazareth

Celebrate National Catholic Sisters Week with the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth. Go behind the scenes and see up close how sisters live their lives. Meet with a Sister of Charity of Nazareth and walk through the historic motherhouse while you learn about their life and mission. Tours are 10 a.m., 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. Friday, March 10. Tours are free and limited to small groups. To reserve your spot, contact Sister Marie Flowers at vocation@scnky.org.

Concerned Parents of Nelson County

The monthly meeting of the Concerned Parents of Nelson County will be at noon Saturday, March 11, at the Roy Henry Education Center on the campus of First Baptist Church of Bardstown. Items on the agenda will be election of officers, discussion of leadership roles and responsibilities, and brainstorm concerns of the group. For more information, contact Bill Sheckles at (502) 507-1160.

BHS Project Graduation casino bus trip

On Saturday March 11, Bardstown High School Project Graduation is hosting a bus trip to the casino. Cost is $25 per person. Included in the $25 is a $15 meal voucher and $5 token voucher. The bus will leave from Peebles parking lot at 3:30 p.m. You will be at the casino 5-10 p.m. To reserve a spot, see a BHS senior/parent or contact (502) 507-2842.

Neat freak —organization and de-cluttering

Join Amy Keeling Walton for organization and de-cluttering tips and tricks at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 11, at the main branch of the Nelson County Public Library.


Living history day

On Saturday March 11, 2017 the 5th Kentucky Company B will present the mustering-in of troops from the Citizens Guard of the state militia by Capt. John Wickliffe. At 9 a.m. troops will march from Wickland to Bardstown Village. Spectators are encouraged to come out and cheer on the troops, observe and ask questions. Local Boy Scout troops will be working on requirements for a merit badge on U.S. and local history. The Scouts will get some “hands-on” training, and will participate in the mustering-in. The day will end about 3 p.m. back at the Wickland home. The museum is at 310 E. Broadway in Bardstown. Admission to the living history in the Village only will be free for participating scouts, all others $5 for adults, $3 for children 6-15 years and children under 5 are free; or free with regular museum admission $10 for adults, $5 for children and children under 5 free, good for both the event and all museum venues. Purchase tickets at the museum. For more information, call the museum at 349-0291. Special events are posted on Facebook, Old Bardstown Village and Civil War Museum) and on the website at www.civil-war-museum.org.

Kentucky Public Retirees

The Kentucky Public Retirees, Lincoln Trail Chapter, will meet at 11:30 a.m. Monday, March 13, at Golden Corral, 1835 N. Dixie Ave. in Elizabethtown. A program on estate planning will be presented by attorney Cynthia Griffin.

Relay for Life

The next meeting of the Relay for Life will be 5 p.m. Monday, March 13, at Bardstown Middle School Library. Everyone is invited to attend.

Democratic Woman’s Club

The Democratic Woman’s Club will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, March 13, at the Nelson County Public Library. There will be a review of the New Kentucky Project as well as information on the last legislative session and finalization of the plans for the Jefferson/Jackson Dinner (April 21, – save the date). All Nelson County Democratic women are invited to attend. Refreshments will be served. For more information, contact Martha Nest, president, at 349-0471 or westview0922@gmail.com.

Thomas Nelson SBDM Council

The Thomas Nelson High SBDM Council will meet at 4 p.m. Tuesday, March 14, in the front office. All are welcome to attend.

Jim Beam retiree social

The regular monthly Jim Beam retiree social will be Wednesday, March 15, at B J’s Steak House starting 11:30 a.m.

Parkinsons’s Support Group

The Parkinson’s Support Group will meet at 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 15,. The group will view a video on myths and mistakes in Parkinson’s Disease treatment followed by a short presentation/discussion around physical therapy and exercises. Meetings are at 1 p.m. in the Nelson County Public Library Community Room on the third Wednesday of the month. Meetings are open to anyone touched by Parkinson’s including patient, caregiver, family and friends. Call Jane Swarts at (502) 350-4458 for more information.

Daddy/daughter hair class

A stylist from Fantastic Sam’s will demonstrate how to put hair in a ponytail, pigtails, braids and more at the main branch of the Nelson County Public Library at 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 15. Participants must sign up with the library, call 502-348-3714.

Boston SBDM Council

Boston SBDM Council will meet at 4 p.m. Thursday, March 16, in the school conference room. Meetings are open to the public.

Create your own vision boards

Create your very own vision boards. Feel free to bring magazines to cut, and inspirational/motivational quotes to make a vision board for setting goals for 2017 and beyond at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 18, at the main branch of the Nelson County Public Library.

Creative card making

Connie Hurst will host a creative card-making class at the Bloomfield branch library meeting room, Friday, March 17, at 10:30 a.m. The class participants will create cards using pre-designed materials plus learn to add embellishments to store-bought greeting cards for a more personal touch. The class is free, but registration is requested by calling (502) 252-9129. This class is designed for 18 years and over.

Bullitt County Woman’s Club

Bullitt County Woman’s Club will sponsor the 47th Irene Carroll Scholarship style show and luncheon “Never Out of Style,” Saturday, March 18, at Paroquet Springs Conference Center in Shepherdsville. Styles from Peacock on Third of Bardstown, a silent auction drawings for prizes and door prizes will be featured. Tickets are $30. Call (502) 538-6623.

Square dancing lessons

Free square dancing lessons for adults will be 2-4 p.m. beginning Sunday, March 19, through May at the Nelson County Public Library. For more information, call Steve Myers (502) 303-6977 or (502) 435-5672.

Team Up! FRYSC

Team Up! Family Resource & Youth Services Center will hold an advisory council meeting at 5:30 p.m. Monday, March 20, in the FRYSC office at Foster Heights Elementary. If you have an interest in the schools of Foster Heights, Cox’s Creek, or OKH Middle you are welcome to attend. Call 349-7006 to reserve a seat.

American Legion suicide prevention program

American Legion Nelson County Post 42 will have a program for suicide prevention and PTSD for the Vietnam veterans beginning at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 21, at First Christian Church, 175 E. John Rowan Blvd. These meetings will be on the third Tuesday for Vietnam vets and the fourth Tuesday for Iraqi and Afghanistan vets. Meetings are peer-driven group discussions on coping skills for vets. For more information, contact Frank Thompson, Post Commander American Legion Nelson County Post 42 at (502) 468-7443.

TNHS Project Lift Off pork chop sale

On Thursday, March 23, Thomas Nelson High School will host a pork chop sale at 11 a.m. at the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office. Pre-orders are accepted by calling or texting (502) 460-0530 or (502) 460-0136. Walk-ups begin at 11 a.m. Cost for sandwich and chips is $6.

Cooperative Extension District Board

The Nelson County Cooperative Extension District Board will meet at 5 p.m. Monday, March 30, at the Nelson County Cooperative Extension Office. The meeting will be followed by the Nelson County Cooperative Extension County Extension Council Meeting at 6:30 p.m.

Comedy Caravan

On Saturday March 31, Bardstown High School Project Graduation is hosting a Comedy Caravan at 8 p.m. in the Bardstown High School Auditorium. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door. There will also be a raffle for several baskets that will be on display that evening. To reserve a ticket, see a BHS Senior Parent or contact (502) 827-0328.

4-H Nature Club

The Nelson County Public Library, in cooperation with the Extension Office, will host a 4-H Nature Club at the main branch of the library Wednesday, March 22, at 5:30 p.m. Club members will be introduced to Kentucky’s natural resources with topics that include entomology, forestry and geology.

The club will meet on various Wednesdays in March and April. See website for complete schedule.