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Community Events

  • Bernheim offers a variety of classes for the whole family

    Registration and payment are required for most programs; call (502) 955-8512 by 4:30 p.m. on the day prior to the program. Admission to Bernheim is always free for members and free for all every weekday. Weekends and holidays have a $5 environmental impact fee per vehicle for non-members. Program fees do not include the $5 environmental impact fee.  More information: www.bernheim.org.

    •Tai Chi Chuan at Bernheim

    5:30-7 p.m.

    Thursday evenings,  through May 26

    Garden Pavilion

    Bernheim Members $85, Non-members $100.

  • Upcoming reunions: April 6, 2011

    NCHS class of 2001

    NCHS class of 2001 reunion is 7:30 p.m. June 4 at Maywood Country Club. Entertainment by Brent Riley with VIP Entertainment, hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar. RSVP in advance. Ticket prices in advance are $15 per person, $25 per couple. Prices will increase at the door. Send all checks to Rosanne Miles for NC c/o 01’ Reunion at 516 Hubbards Lane, Bardstown KY 40004. Include graduates (maiden) name and return address/e-mail add-ress for receipt. Follow on the reunion Facebook page.

  • Around Kentucky: April 6, 2011

    April 8-10:10: Central KY Community Theatre at the Opera House, Springfield, KY, will present 'The Best of the Best: A Musical Spectacular’ April 8, 9, 10.  Friday/Saturday shows 7  p.m., Sunday 2 p.m.  Tickets available now at Lebanon Farmer’s National Bank, Springfield State Bank, Backyard Family Restaurant, Opera House Springfield and online at centralkytheatre. com.  Adults: $12, Seniors and groups of 10: $10 and Students $7. For more information, call (859) 336-5412 Ext 4.

  • Domestic violence addressed in art exhibit at Flaget Memorial Hospital

    Victims of domestic violence find a voice through art in an exhibit running April 4-18 at Flaget Memorial Hospital.

    The eight pieces displayed in the lobby of Flaget range from paintings to collages to large scrapbook-style works. Each was created through the collaboration of a Kentucky artist and a victim of domestic violence as part of the Witness program, pioneered by the Lexington Art League. The pieces were brought to Flaget as part of the Saint Joseph Health System’s Violence Prevention Initiative.

  • Photos: Catwalk for a cause
  • Boston Crafts Center to host grand opening

    The Boston Community Center will open its doors to craft lovers and art collectors with the grand opening of the Community Craft Shop 1:30-5 p.m. April 10, featuring door prizes and refreshments.

    The community center has been a workshop and meeting space for Boston craftspeople for decades. A ceramic shop once operated out of the center, which is at 61 Lebanon Junction Road and has sold everything from beer steins and dishes to cookie jars and Christmas trees, said Gladys Greene, who works on quilts at the center about five hours every Wednesday.

  • Photo: Kentucky Colonel Commission
  • Photo: Princess visits Colonial
  • ‘Art for Small Spaces’ exhibit set for April 1 in three locations

    “Art For Small Spaces” is an exhibition taking place in three locations — the Bardstown Art Gallery at 214 W Stephen Foster Ave., the Corner Café & Bakery at 216 W Stephen Foster,  and the Java Joint Café at 126 N. Third St. 

    The public is invited to the opening reception at all three locations 4-7 p.m. April 1.

    The works will be shown and available for sale from April 1-30.

  • Music club raising funds for free concert series

    Preparations are under way for the 2011 Summer Band Concert Series with the Feb. 1 kickoff of the fundraising campaign. The series, sponsored by the Stephen Foster Music Club and the Bardstown Parks and Recreation Department, is annually presented free to the public thanks to generous contributions from local businesses and individuals.

    This upcoming year’s series is being underwritten by a very generous grant from the four local offices of Edward Jones Financial Services.