Final summer movie Friday
ASHLAND The Boyd County Public Library will show the final free family summer movie Friday with the screening of the PG-rated “The Goonies” at noon at the main branch, 1740 Central Ave.
For more information, call Amanda Clark at (606) 329-0518, ext. 1140.
Golf scramble to benefit AARF
ASHLAND The Ashland Animal Rescue Fund will have a golf scramble Aug. 10 at Sandy Creek Golf Course.
Registration, which is $50 per person or $200 per foursome, is at 8 a.m. Tee-off is at 9 a.m.
First place will receive $300, second place $250 and third place $200. A $10,000 hole-in-one contest is planned, along with split the pot and door prizes. Lunch will be provided by Rick’s BBQ.
Early registration is available by calling Cathy Queen at (606) 922-5157 or Dave Gillum at (606) 465-2378.
‘Nutcracker’ auditions Aug. 8
CHARLESTON The Charleston Ballet, under the direction of Kim R. Pauley, will have auditions for roles in the upcoming production of “The Nutcracker” from 4 to 5 p.m. Aug. 8 at its studios at 100 Capitol St. on the mezzanine.
Those auditioning must be enrolled as students at the American Academy Ballet and be at least 9 years old. Roles are available for ages from 9 through teens. Students must have had previous ballet training and be able to attend all rehearsals. Those auditioning should dress for ballet class.
For more information, call (304) 342-6541.
Final summer movie Friday
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