Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

Opinion

May 18, 2014

05/18/2014 — This Week in the Tri-State

ASHLAND — Today

1 p.m. — Ashland Table Tennis Club, Kyova Mall, U.S. 60, Cannonsburg.

5 p.m. — International Folklanders Dance Group, Folk Dance House, Ponderosa Estates. For more information, call (606) 928-9372.

6:30 p.m. — Southern Baptist Bible study group, Raceland Community Center.

Monday

9 a.m. to Noon — Veterans Affairs, Lewis County Justice Center, Vanceburg. Counseling and filing for federal and state benefits. (866) 244-8970.

11:30 a.m. — Ashland Community Kitchen, serving free lunches from 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. at 25th Street and Carter Avenue.

Noon — Ashland Rotary Club, Ashland Elks Lodge.

1 p.m. — Second Wind Support Group, Bellefonte Behavioral Health Center.

4 p.m. — Board of Trustees, Boyd County Public Library.

5 p.m. — Ashland Table Tennis Club, Kyova Mall, U.S. 60, Cannonsburg.

6:30 p.m. — PUSH Support Group, Catlettsburg Senior Center. Child care provided.

7 p.m. — Norton Branch Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary, Station on Ky. 1654.

Tuesday

10 a.m. — Story time, 3 to school age, McKell branch, Greenup County Public Library.

11:30 a.m. — Ashland Community Kitchen, serving free lunches from 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. at 25th Street and Carter Avenue.

11:30 a.m. — Kentucky Public Employees-FIVCO Chapter, Ponderosa Steak House.

1:30 p.m. — Preschool Story Time, Kyova branch, Boyd County Public Library.

4 p.m. — Ashland Table Tennis Club, Kyova Mall, U.S. 60, Cannonsburg.

5:30 to 7:30 p.m. — The Ashland Area Woodcarvers will meet at the United Steelworkers Hall, 734 Carter Ave. New members accepted.

6:30 p.m. — Jeff Carter Quartet, “Jazz in the Library,” main branch, Boyd County Public Library.

6:30 p.m. — Ladies small group Celebrate Recovery meeting, basement of Fairview Baptist Church in Westwood. Refreshments will be served. No nursery available.

7 p.m. — 12-Step Addiction program, Kenova Church of God.

7:30 p.m. — Parents who have lost children, Community Hospice Care Center, 2330 Pollard Road. For more information or to register, call (606) 329-1890 or (800) 926-6184.

Wednesday

11 a.m. — Preschool Story Time, main branch, Boyd County Public Library.

11:30 a.m. — Ashland Community Kitchen, serving free meals from 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. at 25th Street and Carter Avenue.

Noon — Ashland Kiwanis Club, Chimney Corner restaurant.

Thursday

9 a.m. — Marathon Ashland Petroleum 1 Refinery retired employees monthly breakfast.

5:30 to 6:30 p.m. — Zumba classes, First United Methodist Church, 18th Street and Carter Avenue. Lori Hartman is instructor.

4 p.m. — Ashland Table Tennis Club, Kyova Mall, U.S. 60, Cannonsburg.

6 p.m. — East Fork Community Neighborhood Watch, East Fork Volunteer Fire Department.

6 p.m. — Teen Thursday, Kyova branch, Boyd County Public Library.

6 p.m. — Let’s Get Graphic!, main branch, Boyd County Public Library. Discussion of graphic novels and comics. For selecitons visit thebookplace.org.

6:15 p.m. — TOPS of Westwood will meet. Weigh-ins will be at 5:30 p.m. Westwood Enterprise Baptist Church, 1820 Hoods Creek Pike. For more information, call (606) 836-3896.

7 p.m. — Flatwoods Lions Club will meet at Giovanni’s on Argillite Road. Non-members welcome.

Friday

11:30 a.m. — Toddler Time, main branch, Boyd County Public Library.

1 p.m. — Toddler Time, Kyova branch, Boyd County Public Library.

Saturday

11 a.m. to noon — Carter County Bookmobile, Save-A-Lot in Olive Hill.

1 to 2 p.m. — Carter County Bookmobile, J.F. Lewis lot in Carter City.

2 p.m. — Catlettsburg Craft, Catlettsburg branch, Boyd County Publi Library.

5 p.m. — Ashland Table Tennis Club, Kyova Mall, U.S. 60, Cannonsburg.

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