Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)


April 30, 2014

What's happening: 5/1/14

FLATWOODS — 2-day sale at church upcoming

FLATWOODS - Flatwoods Freewill Baptist Church at 2000 Cresent Drive will have a rummage sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

U.S. 23 yard sale upcoming

ASHLAND - The seventh annual U.S. 23 Highway Yard Sale will be May 22 through 24.

Hours will be 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The sale will begin in Greenup County and end in Letcher County; Boyd County’s organized site will be at Sargent’s Tires at the intersection of U.S. 23 and Hoods Creek Pike. Vendors may pick their spots first come, first served.

For more information, call the Ashland Area Convention and Visitors Bureau from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday at (606) 329-1007.

Library part of ‘get caught’ event

ASHLAND - May is Get Caught Reading Month, sponsored by the American Association of Publishers, and the Boyd County Public Library staff aims to catch people reading in public places throughout the month. Those who get caught will receive an “I Got Caught Reading by BCPL” T-shirt.

For more information, visit thebookplace.org.

Indoor yard sale will be Saturday

ASHLAND - Christian Faith Outreach Church at 2700 Herman Ave. will have a indoor yard sale at 8 a.m. Saturday.

The church is at 2700 Herman Ave.

Derby hat contest will be Friday

ASHLAND - The Ashland Area Convention and Visitors Bureau will host a Kentucky Derby Hat Contest at 5:30 p.m. Friday at the office at 1509 Winchester Ave.

Prizes will be awarded for the Prettiest Hat, Most Original Hat and Best Use of Derby Theme Hat.

For more information, call (606) 329-1007.

Concert set for Monday

RACELAND - Trumpeter Al Chez of the David Letterman Late Night Band will perform at 7 p.m. Monday at John P. Stephens Cultural Arts Center at Raceland-Worthington High School with concert and jazz band students from Raceland-Worthington, Russell, Greenup County and Paul G. Blazer High School students.

Admission is free.

AARF contest part of First Friday

ASHLAND - The Ashland Animal Rescue Fund will have its third annual Westminster on Winchester Dog Show Friday on the corner of 14th Street and Winchester Avenue during First Friday art walk festivities.

Registration will be at 5:30 p.m. and the show will begin at 6:30.

Categories are: best costume, diva dog for small breed (20 pounds or smaller) and large breed (more than 20 pounds), best trick, owner/dog lookalike, cutest mutt and best in show.

Entry fee is $10 for one category and $5 for each additional category.

AARF items also will be for sale.

For more information, call Cathy Queen at (6060 922-5157.

AARF also will participate in Petsmart’s National Adoption Event this weekend.

The organization will be at Petsmart from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday with animals for adoption. AARF also will accept donations of cash or supplies.

Two-day sale upcoming

KENOVA - Amvets Post 14 will have a patio and bake sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

The post is at 1425 Chestnut St.

For more information, call (304) 453-3086.


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