Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

November 1, 2013

11/01/2013 — What's happening

The Independent

ASHLAND — Hospice

to offer classes


Hospice of Huntington will offer a variety of free classes in upcoming weeks.

‰Wednesdays, Nov. 6 through Dec. 11, 10:30 a.m. —  “The Grief Journey:  A Six-Week Class,” at the Hospice of Huntington Office.

‰Nov. 14, 6 p.m. — “Cooking for One,” at Hospice of Huntington Office.

‰Nov. 19, 2 p.m. — “How to Tackle the Upcoming Holidays When Grieving,” Hospice of Huntington Main Office.

The main office is at 1101 Sixth Ave.

‰Nov. 16, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. —  “Remembering During the Holidays,” Community Room at the Huntington Mall. Informal remembrance service included.  Light refreshments will be served.

Register by calling Jaimie Armentrout at (304) 529-4217 or (800)  788-5480.

Dance lessons

set on Mondays


Mambo and polka will be taught at dance lessons from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays in November at the Governor Underwood Senior Center.

Attendees are asked to dress comfortably and wear shoes that allow feet to slide.

Cost is $6 per person; no partner is required.

For more information, call Gayle Riggs at (304) 453-1250 or email rigg1209@zoominternet.net.

The center is at 632 Ninth Ave.

Marathon card winners named


Winners of the September and October Hand and Foot Marathon at the Russell Senior Center:

September: first — Donna Purvis; second — Harry Thomas; third — Carol Peyton.

October: first — Rose Collins; second — Sharlene Howell; third — Junior Bradley.

Church dinner, bazaar Saturday


Meade Station Church of God at 10255 Cedar Hill Drive will have its annual bazaar and turkey dinner Saturday.

There will be a country store, baked goods, pecans and apple butter from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dinner will be served from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Women’s lit

talk Monday


Marshall University’s Women’s Studies Program will host a conversation with authors Kallypso Masters and Ann Mayburn and Marshall Assistant Professor of English Jill Treftz titled “Fraught Fantasies: Feminism, Erotic Literature, and BDSM."

The free discussion, scheduled for 7 p.m. Monday, will focus on women as writers and consumers of erotic literature and the controversies surrounding recent bestselling books, such as “Fifty Shades of Grey” by E.L. James.

A reception and book signing with authors will follow. The talk will be in Drinko Library 402; the reception will be at 8 p.m. in the third-floor Drinko Atrium.

For more information, call Laura Michele Diener at (304) 696-2954 or Leah Tolliver at (304) 696-3112.