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Community Calendar Event- Thursday, October 30, 2014

The Glasgow Garden Club needs sponsors for the 2015 Hanging Basket project for downtown Glasgow. The cost is $325, which includes the hardware for the lamp post, the baskets and all maintenance from May through September. For more information call Ruby Cockerham at 270-629-3007.

Glasgow Athletic Program Basketball League for 3rd thru 4th and 5th thru 6th grades registration will be today, Tuesday, November 4 and Thursday, November 6 from 6:15PM to 7:30PM at the at the Hero Center; Saturday, November 1 from 10AM to 3PM at GMS football games and Saturday, November 8 from 9AM to 2PM at Glasgow Middle School. Registration cost is $45 and all games and practices will be at the Hero Center. Volunteers are needed.

The Haunted Shop of Terror at the traffic light in Park City will be open every Friday and Saturday night through November 1 starting at dark. The cost will be $5 per person. All proceeds go to the Billa Boys Fund. The fund will help pay for firefighter Chris Billa’s funeral and go towards the scholarship fund set up in his memory to put EMTs, paramedics and firefighters through school.

There will be a Global Fest Meeting every 4th Friday at the Bunch Center beginning at 6:30PM. Everyone is invited. Anyone interested in being of the Global Fest Committee is encouraged to attend.

Dr. Craig Tyree and staff of the Barren River Regional Cancer Center 4th Annual Trunk or Treat will be this Friday, October 31from 5PM to 7PM. This year's theme for the event is Disney! Come see your favorite Disney characters! For more information please call 270/651-2478.

Summer Shade Volunteer Fire Department Fish Fry and Auction will be this Saturday, November 1. The Fish Fry will begin at 4PM and Auction at 7PM. Fish plates will be $8, Sandwiches $4 and a children’s plate will be $4. Proceeds will be used for much needed equipment.

Glasgow Parks and Recreation presents the 36th Annual Turkey Trot Costume Fun Run this Sunday, November 2 at the Beaver Creek Park.  The Gobble Gait, which is a ½ mile run for kids seven and  under will begin at 2pm; one mile run begins at 2:30pm and the 5K Run Costume Fun Run begins at 3pm. Pre-register by October 24 and pay $20 for the one mile run and the 5 K run or pay $25 day of the race.  Bring a canned good to be donated to Community Relief and be entered into a raffle for door prizes.  For more information call 651-3811 or 651-9012.

There Metcalfe County Community Education will have a Beginners Welding Class on Monday, November 3 and continuing on Mondays through November 24 from 5:30PM to 7:30PM at the Metcalfe County High School Workshop. The cost will be $25 and the instructor is Josh Jones. Pre-registration is required by calling Geneva Scroggy at 432-0553.

There will be a Caverna High School Advisory Council Meeting, Monday, November 3 in the high school library.

Glasgow Annual Election Day Luncheon will again be sponsored by and held at the First Presbyterian Church from 11am to 1pm  next  Tuesday, November 4 in the church fellowship hall at the corner of East Washington and Broadway.  Tickets are $12 each and will be available from members of the congregation.  The menu consists of Hot Chicken Salad, Copper Carrots, Fruit, Sister Schubert Rolls and a large variety of desserts and beverages.  Also featured will be a Home-Made Bake Sale and Thanksgiving Basket Raffle which is a gift certificate for a turkey and all the sides needed for a banquet for a large family.  For more information call Theresa Nelson at 270-678-2457 or the church office at 651-2818.

There will be a Rustic Holiday Décor class on Thursday, November 4 from 5:30PM to 7:30PM at the Metcalfe County Community Education Office. The cost will be $15 and the instructor is Lori Eskridge. Pre-registration is required and space is limited. For more information or to pre-register call Geneva Scroggy at 432-0553 or email at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

There will be a T-Shirt Quilt class on Thursday, November 6 from 5PM to 7PM and Saturday, November 8 beginning at 9AM at the Metcalfe County Community Education Office.  The cost will be $15 and the instructor will be Geneva Scroggy. Pre-registration is required and space is limited. For more information, a supplies list or to pre-register call Geneva Scroggy at 432-0553 or email at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Freedom Warriors Community Veterans Organization will host a free movie at the Plaza Theatre, Thursday, November 6 at 7PM. The movie to be played is "Taking Chance" starring Kevin Bacon. We are asking for canned food items to be donated to a local food pantry.

Christmas Parade Applications are now available for pickup at the Chamber Office or you may download one at www.glasgowbarrenchamber.com.  The theme of the parade this year is “Paws for Christmas.” A $15 entry fee must be received by Friday, November 7. After that date the entry fee is $30 and must be received by November 14 at 4:30PM.

The Glasgow-Barren County Veterans Day Parade will be held on Saturday, November 8 at 2PM.   The parade route will be beginning on Broadway, Crossing over East Main Street onto North Broadway, then turning left on East Front to West Front and then left on North Race and ending at the Wall of Honor on South Race. After the event at the Veteran’s Wall of Honor there will be a reception at the South Central Kentucky Cultural Center.

North Jackson Elementary 6th Annual Fall Festival will be Saturday, November 8 from 4PM to 8PM. Admission will be $1 and tickets for games and activities are $0.25. There will BBQ, pizza, snow cones, cotton candy, games, prizes, inflatables, cake walks, photo booth, silent auctions at 4PM and live auction from 6PMto 7PM.

The Bobby Driver Memorial Scholarship Fund, Inc will present The Songs of Disney, Saturday, November 8 at 7PM at the Historical Plaza Theatre. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at www.plaza.org or by calling 270-361-2101. All Proceeds go directly to our scholarship fund for 2015.

 

A huge Cancer Benefit will be held for Cindy England sister of Terry England on Saturday, November 8 at the Caverna Elementary School Gym. Activities include a cake walk, indoor yard sale and UCW Wrestling bell time is 8pm with meet and greet at 6pm.  There will also be home made goodies and baked goods, Barbecue Sandwiches and Chili Plate Lunches and drawing for door prizes. For advance UCW tickets or more information call 270-421-9480 or 270-670-7331.

A benefit gospel singing will be held for Nancy and Ricky McGuire at the Caney Fork Missionary Baptist Church in Etoile on Saturday, November 8 at 6PM to help with medical expenses. The original Jubilee Singers will be the featured group along with other singers. Brother Tim Eaton is the pastor. For more information call 270-427-3012.

The Bobby Driver Memorial Scholarship Fund, Inc. will be presenting “The Songs of Disney”, Saturday, November 8 at 7PM at the Plaza Theatre in Glasgow for the 7th annual Singing for Scholarships. All proceeds will go to the scholarship fund. Tickets may be purchased on line at www.plaza.org or call 270-361-2101. All tickets are $10.

There will be a Veterans Day Dinner, Monday, November 10 at 6PM at the National Guard Armory.  All veterans, families and the community are invited to attend.  For more information call Chairman Darrell Pickett at 270-834-6102 or Phil Geralds at 270-576-0094.

There will be an Intermediate Excel class on Mondays and Thursdays; November 10 thru 20 from 5:30PM to 7:30PM at Barren County High School. The cost will be $30 and the instructor will be Debbie Russell. Pre-registration is required. For more information or to pre-register call 270-670-6908 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

There will be and Sewing for Beginners class on Tuesdays; November 11, 18 and 25 from 5PM to 7PM at the Metcalfe County Community Education Office, room D. The cost will be $20 and the instructor will be Wendy Gibson. Pre-registration is required and space is limited. For more information, a supplies list or to pre-register call Geneva Scroggy at 432-0553 or email at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Glasgow City Hall will be closed Tuesday, November 11 in observance of Veteran’s Day.

Glasgow Street and Sanitation will also be closed Tuesday, November 11 in observance of Veteran’s Day. Tuesday’s garbage and recycling will be collected on Wednesday. Please have it out by 7AM.

Glasgow Landfill will be closed Tuesday, November 11 in observance of Veteran’s Day.

There will be no bus services on Tuesday, November 11 in observance of Veteran’s Day.

There will be a Jewelry-Making Class on Thursday, November 13 from 5PM to 7PM at the Metcalfe County Community Education Office, Room D. The cost will be $10 and the instructor will be Charity Nunnally. Pre-registration is required and space is limited. For more information or to pre-register call Geneva Scroggy at 432-0553 or email at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

"Driving Miss Daisy" will be presented by the Far Off Broadway Players at the Plaza Theatre Friday, November 14 and Saturday, November 15 at 7PM and Sunday, November 16 at 2PM.  Contact the Plaza for reservations.

Operation Christmas Child Shoe Box will be excepting shoe boxes Monday, November 17 thru Saturday, November 23 from 8AM to 8PM at Hardyville Union Church. Fill a shoe box with hygiene items, toys, clothes and or school supplies to be taken to very needy children. For more information call Peggy at 270-528-3698.

The 6th Annual Volunteer meetings are scheduled Sunday, November 23 at the Bunche Center in Glasgow. Mandatory attendance is required for at least one meeting.

 

Today is Sharon Mutter Day. Retiring from NHC after 44 years of service!!

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