5-10 Community Calendar
The Powell County High School Art Department will be hosting their 2nd Annual Arts Academy this summer. The academy is open to elementary aged students for one week, beginning Monday, May 14 through Friday, May 18. The academy will provide activities which include lessons consisting of the elements and principles of art. Breakfast and lunch will be provided or you can bring your own lunch. The cost is $75 which includes all art supplies and food. For more information write to PCHS c/o Jennifer Billings
AmVets Post 67, Clay City, monthly meeting, the first Sunday every month at 2 p.m., Hard Knocks Band, $5 cover, every Friday night! Bingo every Monday at 6:30 p.m.
Yoga for Beginners
Free beginner yoga classes will be held on Wednesdays- May 9, 16, 23 and 30 at 4:30 p.m. at the Powell County Extension Office. Poses will be taught in a very basic format and all ages are invited to attend. For more information, please call Stacy Crase at Foothills Health and Wellness Center at 663-9011.
The Powell County Library
Story Time at the Powell County Public Library is every Thursday from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. for ages 3 to 5 years. We will read stories, do crafts and sometimes a movie. Powell County Public Library Board Meeting will be held on the third Monday of the month at 4 p.m. in the library.
Class of 1962
The PCHS Class of 1962 will hold their 50th Reunion at the Natural Bridge State park Lodge on May 26 from 2-8 p.m. For more information call 606-663-9921.
Disabled American Veteran
The Monthly Meeting of the Powell County Disabled American Veterans Powell County Chapter # 103 is held on the second Thursday each month at 30 Bright Street Stanton at 6 p.m. For information call Joe Neal 663-5895.
Disabled American Veteran
The next Disabled American Veteran Service Officer will be available on Friday, May 18 from 9 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. at the DAV meeting Hall 30 Bright Street Stanton. For information call Joe Neal 663-5895.
Boy’s Basketball Camp
The 2012 Future Pirate Boy’s Basketball Camp is scheduled for May 22-25 at PCHS.The cost is $50 per camper or $80 for two from the same household. Free breakfast and lunch included this year. Registration in the PCHS Gym Lobby between 7:45 and 8 a.m. on May 22.
GED exam cost is now FREE!
Visit MSU-Powell County Adult Education to prepare for your GED exam. Call 606-663-1948
Girls Basketball Camp
The Powell County Lady Pirate Basketball Camp will be held at the high school May 15-18, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.. There will be basketball fun, instruction and competition. All campers receive a t-shirt, certificate and a chance for awards. Breakfast and lunch are provided. The camp fee is $50. For more information call 663-3320.
Genealogy Help Desk
The Red River Historical Society and Museum located at 4541 Main Street in Clay City has opened a Genealogy Help Desk. It will be staffed by members of the historical society and members of the Red River Valley Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR). If you are researching your Eastern Kentucky roots we hope we can be of some help to you. The hours are 2 to 5 p.m. each Sunday at the museum.
The regular board meetings are held every fourth Wednesday at 1 pm. The meetings are held at the office in Slade (behind the red caboose). For more information call 606-663-1161.
A Veteran’s Benefits Field Representative will be at the Powell County Courthouse in Stanton, Kentucky on the first Thursday of each month. The hours are from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. For further information call toll free 1-866-376-0308.
Friends of PC Pets Meetings
Friends of Powell County’s Pets hold their monthly meetings at 6:30 p.m. on the first Tuesday of every month at the Powell County Public Library. If you have any questions or you would like to volunteer or foster, please stop by.
Diabetes Support Group
Kentucky River Foothills Rural Health Network is sponsoring a Diabetes Support Class. Classes will meet every second Thursday of the month. Classes meet at the Powell Adult Day Care (behind Foothills Mobile Clinic) in Clay City from 4-5 p.m. For more info, please call Tena at 663-9011
Brianna’s Sanctuary Meetings
Brianna’s Sanctuary & Rescue monthly meeting will be held at 6 p.m. on the second Friday of each month, at the Powell County Public Library. If you would like to volunteer or find out the requirements for fostering, come by and join us. For questions call (606) 663-2353 or (859) 576-4846.
Berea Health Ministry has new hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 9a.m. to 9 p.m.; Wednesday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Friday and Saturday 1p.m. to 9 p.m. Berea Health Ministry Clinic in Berea provides medical care for you. If you have no health insurance or have lost your job, call the clinic (859) 986-1274) for an appointment. We are here to serve you.
The Lee County Saddle Club will be holding their annual 3 Day Trail Ride May 11-13 beginning at the Lee County Saddle Club Show Grounds. For more information contact Rodney at 606-567-5420.