Community and Church Events, Friday, May 11 2018
A Spring Craft Fair will be today from 4PM to 8PM and Saturday, May 12 from 9AM to 5PM at Houchens Park located at 4477 Browning School Road. The Crafters in the Park Fair will feature local artists and crafters.
Glasgow First Church of the Nazarene will hold their Annual Garden and Potpourri Fundraiser this Saturday, May 12 from 7AM to 2PM at the church. Some of the items for sale will be flower baskets, vegetable/bedding plants, gift baskets and baked items.
Kiwanis Annual Pancake Breakfast and Silent Auction will be this Saturday, May 12 from 7AM to 11AM at the Barren County Middle School on Trojan Trial. Menu consists of Pancakes and Sausage or Gravy and biscuits plus a drink for $5.00. All donations go to support programs for kids in Glasgow and Barren County. Tickets may be purchase at the door.
Caverna High School Football presents the Cave Golf Scramble this Saturday, May 12 at 9AM at Cave Valley Golf Course in Park City. The fee is $50 per person and must be a team of four people. For more information call Chad Burnette at 404-1397 or Ricky Harper at 670-7103.
Austin Masonic Lodge 847 will sponsor a Fish Fry this Saturday, May 12 at 5PM. Six dollars will get you all you can eat Fish, Fries, Hushpuppies, Hotdogs and Dessert. Plus there will be Karaoke.
Caverna High School Based Council will meet this Monday, May 14 in the high school library at 3:30pm.
The Barren County High School SBDM will meet in regular session this Monday May 14 at 3:45 PM in the Trojan Academy media center.
Barren County Middle School SBDM Council will meet on Tuesday, May 15 at 3:30PM at the school.
Highland Elementary SBDM Council will meet, Thursday, May 17 at 4:30PM at the school.
A Veterans Resource Fair will be Thursday, May 17 from 10AM until 2PM at the National Guard Armory in Glasgow. All Veterans, Active Duty, Retired Military, National Guard, Reservist and Connected Military Families are invited to attend to connect with community agencies, groups and organizations that provide assistance to Military and Veterans. This event is free and open to the public and is hosted by Educational Opportunity Centers. For more information call 745-4441 or 861-6950
The Horse Cave Church of Christ invites you to their SPRING GOSPEL MEETING May 17-20. Michael E Brooks, missionary to Nepal and Bangladesh with the Highland Park Church of Christ in Muscle Shoals, Alabama will be the guest speaker. Service will begin at 7pm Thursday through Saturday and Sunday 10, 11 am and 2:30 pm. The church meets at 120 Cave Street. For more info call 270-786-2550 or find us on Facebook.
There will be a Chair Yoga class every Thursday in May at 12PM at Mary Wood Weldon Memorial Library. Beshka Moore is the instructor for these chair yoga sessions. Dress comfortably. Sign up in the library.
The 1st annual Alvaton Community Day will be held on Saturday, May 19 at the Old Alvaton Gym located at 6350 Old Scottsville Road in Alvaton. Activities include a Cake Walk, Vendor Booths, Concessions, Inflatables and Carnival Games. Hours are 9am to 3pm Rain or Shine. Music will be provided by Broken Road beginning at noon. Profits from the event will benefit the Alvaton Elementary School Family Resource Center. Booth rentals are still available by calling 270-792-3965.
Glasgow Parks and Recreation registration for the Summer Day Camp Program is ongoing. Day Camp is broken into six weekly sessions throughout June and July. Participants are allowed to register for one week out of each month and then they can be placed on the waiting list for other weeks. The cost is $45 per participant for each month. Summer Day Camp will have weekly trips to Ralphie’s Fun Center, daily trips to the pool, weekly movie trips and lots of fun outdoor activities.
Applications are now being taken for the Community Action Garden Program. The program is designed to encourage economic self-support by providing low-income households with the essential materials to start growing a vegetable garden. Eligible program participants receive a voucher from Community Action of Southern Kentucky, Inc. The voucher can be used to purchase garden products, such as, garden seeds, garden plants, and/or fertilizers. For more information contact the local Community Services Office at 270- 651-8171.
The Glasgow Kiwanis Club’s 25th Annual James W. Barton Memorial Golf Scramble that was cancelled on May 5 due to inclement weather has been rescheduled for Saturday, May 19 at Fox Hollow Golf Course. Tee time will be 8:00 am. If you like to enter a golf team in the scramble, please contact James Bratcher at (270) 670-5144 or Tommy Jackson at (270) 670-5608
Peters Creek Church of Christ will hold a Back to the Bible Gospel Meeting beginning May 20 through May 23. Justin Monts of Loganville, Georgia will be the speaker. Sunday service times are 10:30am and 6pm and Monday through Wednesday at 7 each night. The church is located at 856 Thomerson Park Road.
Medicare recipients may qualify for extra help to pay for their Medicare plan. Free help is available to apply for the assistance, Thursday, May 24 from 1PM to 3PM at the Weldon Memorial Library. Single persons with income of $18,444 year, and checking, savings etc., below $14,100; or married $24,924/ year, and checking, savings, etc., less than $28,150 may qualify. For more information, call Mike Brown, at KY Legal Aid, at 270-782-1924.
Glasgow City Hall will be closed Monday, May 28, 2018, in observance of the Memorial Day holiday.
Glasgow Street, Sanitation, and Transit Departments will also be closed Monday, May 28 in observance of the Memorial Day holiday.
Glasgow Landfill will be closed Monday, May 28, in observance of the Memorial Day holiday.
There will be no Transit bus service Monday, May 28, in observance of the Memorial Day holiday.
Monday’s garbage and recycling will be collected on Tuesday, May 29. Please have all garbage and recycling at the curbside by 7AM Tuesday, May 29.
Glasgow Parks and Recreation 2018 Adult Softball Leagues Registration is ongoing. This year we will be offering four different leagues; church men’s, church co-ed, co-ed and men’s. We will have a coaches’ meeting on Wednesday May 30 at 5:30PM at the Parks and Recreation office. Leagues will begin play on Monday June 4. Registration is done by a team basis only; any individuals wanting to play will be placed on a list and contact their information will be given to the coach for each team. For further information on any Parks & Recreation programs, please call 651-3811 or 651-9012.
The Barren County Family YMCA and Waterdogs scuba and Safety are joining forces to give an amazing opportunity to our community! This is an all inclusive PADI-Full Open Water Course scuba diving classes for $499 on Saturday, May 19 and Saturday, May 26 at the Barren County Family YMCA.
Fountain Run BBQ Festival will be held on Friday, May 18 and Saturday, May 19. Activities include a Pancake Breakfast at the firehouse, Arts and Craft Booths, 5 K Run, Classic Car Show, Kids Run, Political Speaking and Auction, music by Centerfire Band and the Hornets’ Nest Pickers, Cake Walk, Gospel Music and Doug Jones Country Band and more.
Shiloh General Baptist Church Homecoming Services for be Sunday, May 20 at 10AM. The Redeemed Quartet from Southern Indiana will sing at 10AM and Reverend Allen Johnson will be preach at 11AM. Lunch will be served. We will welcome back into the sanctuary at 1PM for more singing by The Redeemed Quartet. For more information call Lowell Renick at 590-0134.
Terry Cast of Tulsa Oklahoma will present an organ recital, Sunday, May 20 at 2PM at Glasgow Baptist Church. Admission is free. Refreshments will follow in the fellowship hall. Mr. Cast is an organist and handbell director at Kirk of the Hills Presbyterian in Tulsa. A graduate of the University of Oklahoma in Organ Performance, he is active in the American Guild of Organists and as a recitalist and accompanist in the Tulsa area.
Glasgow Garden Club will meet Wednesday, May 23 at 11AM at Lera B. Mitchell Clubhouse. Guest Speaker will be Sherry Sanders on “Bee Pollinators” The Public is invited to attend.
Glasgow Faith Center will hold at tent revival in Edmonton on the square beginning Sunday May 27 at 6pm and Monday through Friday, June 1 at 7pm nightly. Evangelists will be Roger Poynter and Glenn Poynter with different singers each night. Please come and be blessed. For more information call 670-8559.
The 12th Annual Vet Jam will be June 9 at 1348 Rocky Hill Rd in Glasgow. The event starts with a 5K Run/Walk at 8AM, Opening ceremony at 11AM where many local veterans will be honored with D.A.V. Chapter #20 & Barren County JR.ROTC part of ceremony. Then 10 musical acts play from the Greg Martin group to headliner Derek St. Holmes singer /songwriter for “Ted Nugent” and many more; fireworks by Fantastic Fireworks; silent auction and giveaways. Proceeds benefits Freedom Warriors Community Veterans Organization.
Barren County Middle School SBDM Council will meet, Tuesday, June 19 at 3:30pm at the school.