Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

October 6, 2013

What's happening: 10/7/13

Staff reports
The Independent

FLATWOODS — Clothing will be given away

FLATWOODS - A clothing giveaway will be at 9 a.m. Tuesday at the Flatwoods Senior Citizens Center. Men’s, women’s and children’s clothing will be available.

Session topic is legal planning

WEST LIBERTY - A free program about financial and legal planning for the elderly will be offered from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Oct. 24 at Morgan County Appalachian Regional Hospital, 476 Liberty Road.

Guest speaker will be Helen Bongard, esquire, chairwoman of the Legal Studies Department at Sullivan University.

A live, interactive video presentation is part of the program.

Registration by Oct. 15 is required. For more information or to register, call Sarah Tarrant at (859) 323-1331 or email sarah.tarrant@uky.edu.

BCC bridge winners named

BELLEFONTE - Bellefonte Country Club bridge winners for Oct. 2 are: first — Juanita Ditty; second — Jo Weller; third — Anna Melvin; fourth — Marilyn Goddard.

New book group starts Thursday

ASHLAND - A new book discussion group starting this month at Boyd County Public Library focuses on the extraordinary.

Worlds of Wonder will meet at 6 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month at the main branch, 1740 Central Ave.

Nicole Pramik, an adjunct professor at Ashland Community and Technical College, will lead the discussion, which she calls “an exploration of books with extraordinary themes,” including science fiction and fantasy, among others.

This week the first book to be discussed is “Catching Fire” by Suzanne Collins. The Nov. 14 book is “Roverandom” by J.R.R. Tolkien.

For more information, call Amanda Clark at (606) 329-0518, ext. 1140.

Morehead art show slated

MOREHEAD - The Morehead Art Guild will host its 29th annual art show and exhibit from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 8 and 9 at the Carl Perkins Center.

Artists may participate in the following categories: portrait, landscape, still life, animal, nonobjective, botanical fine art; professional, nonprofessional photography; and professional, nonprofessional folk art.

All-inclusive awards will be given for 3-dimensional art and fabric art. Cash and ribbon prizes will be given, as well as purchase awards.

Artwork will be for sale.

For more information, call Anita Rummage at (606) 776-7779 or email moreheadartguild@gmail.com.

Ballroom dance lessons offered

HUNTINGTON - Ballroom dance lessons are offered from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays at the Governor Underwood Senior Center at 632 Ninth Ave.

October dance lessons will be in East Coast swing.

Lessons are designed for social dancing and provide a mild form of aerobic exercise. Private lessons also are  available.

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

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

Church to have hot dog sale

CATLETTSBURG - Cyrus Chapel United Methodist Church on Durbin Road will host a hot dog sale from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday.