Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)


February 21, 2014

02/21/2014 — What's Happening

ASHLAND — ‘Downton’ tea to be Saturday


Boyd County Public Library will host an adults-only formal tea and screening of the season finale of the British television show “Downton Abbey” at 1 p.m. Saturday at the main branch.

Fans of the show are invited to enjoy scones, crumpets and pots of Darjeeling before watching the conclusion of Season 4 (a day before it airs on television). Costumes are encouraged, but not required.

The main branch is at 1740 Central Ave. Seating is limited; to reserve a spot, call (606) 329-0518, ext. 1140.

“Downton Abbey” is a British period television drama that airs in the United States as part of the Masterpiece Classics anthology on PBS. The series is set in the fictional Yorkshire country estate of Downton Abbey and depicts the lives of the aristocratic Crawley family and their servants in the post-Edwardian era.

For more information, visit thebookplace.org.

Craft bazaar will be March 8


Ohio Furnace Baptist Church will host a spring craft bazaar and vendor event from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 8 in the church fellowship hall.

Spring crafts and home décor from more than 20 vendors will be available, as well as concessions and baked goods.

Proceeds will benefit the church.

For more information, call Kyle Stormes at (740) 479-1501 or email ofbc@outlook.comwith “Craft Bazaar” in the subject line.

The church is at 3132 Haverhill-Ohio Furnace Road.


program slated


Learn how to help prevent child sexual abuse and the impact of an estimated 40 million victims in the U.S. by registering today for an upcoming “Stewards of Children” workshop, set for March 26 at Hope’s Place.

The workshop, created by Darkness to Light, a nonprofit dedicated to the prevention of child sexual abuse, is free. To register or for more information, call (606) 325-4737.

Steve Free to be

in documentary


A film airing this weekend featurings music by a local musician.

The documentary film  “Beyond These Walls” by Nathan and John Lorentz will be shown Sunday on PBS stations. The film also will feature music by award-winning singer/songwriter Steve Free, whose latest CD, titled “Ship of Dreams,” will be released March 1.

In-service event

will be March 11


Southern Ohio Medical Center will host a mental health in-service titled “Sundowners Syndrome” at 1 p.m. March 11 in the Gibson Building Conference Room on SOMC’s East Campus.

The event will be led by Dr. Adenike Moore.

For more information or to RSVP, call Erica Kegley at (740) 356-6845 or email KegleyE@somc.org.

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