|4/1 ||Years of Farming Bluegrass Show|
Paul Williams & The Victory Trio; Jubilee Road, April 1st @ 2 PM
Simons Middle School Auditorium
For more information, contact Paula Hinton: 606-748-0798. (2 PM)
|4/1 ||The March / April 2012 Chamber Newsletter is now available online|
|4/3 ||Quarter Auction to benefit Beta Sigma Phi Sorority at the Double S Bowling Alley at 6:30 p.m. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. Paddles are only $1 each! For more information, call 748-0798. (6 PM)|
|4/3 ||Yarn Club Meeting at Fleming Co. Extension Office|
Join yarn stitchers that like to share their yarn skills, such as crochet and knit, and their stories on April 3, at 6:00 p.m. at the Fleming County Extension Office. Also, bring your current yarn project or one you want to start. This group is open to anyone of any age. We share project ideas, work on techniques and stories. Please join this informal group. This group meets the first Tuesday of each month. For more information, contact the Fleming County Extension office at 845-4641. (6 PM)
|4/4 ||Chamber Board of Directors meeting (11:30 AM)|
|4/4 ||Spring Break Camp for Kids on Wednesday, April 4th at the Fleming County Extension Office.|
The camp will be held from 9:00 AM until 3:00 PM. The children will be doing a variety of activities including crafts, games and foods along with educational materials being taught by members of the Fleming County Extension staff. Participants should please bring a sack lunch.
A fee of $5.00 applies and the class is being limited to the first 25 children to sign-up. For more information or to sign up, please call and reserve your space at 845-4641. (9 AM - 3 PM)
|4/6 ||First Friday Seafood Buffet.|
Please call 859-289-5507 for more information.
|4/6 ||Homemakers Spring Bake Sale|
Starts at 8:30 AM in front of Peoples Bank (main branch, downtown Flemingsburg)
All proceeds will go toward Homemaker’s upcoming Community Service Projects. Our little request to the community, please bring any extra reusable shopping bags that you do not need. Instead of backpacks next school year, we will be using these types of bags for the children to take their food home in on the weekend. We appreciate your support in our efforts. For more information, call 845-4641. (8:30 AM)
|4/7 ||Easter Egg Hunt at Pioneer Museum at Blue Licks. Starts at 11 AM for children under 12 years; will be separated into age groups.|
Please call 859-289-5507 for more information. (11 AM)
|4/8 ||Easter Buffet at Hidden Waters Restaurant at Blue Licks from noon until 8 PM. Price is $18.49 + tax (price includes beverage) for adults and $8.49 + tax for children.|
Please call 859-289-5507 for more information. (12 - 8 PM)
|4/9 ||Flemingsburg City Council meeting (7 PM)|
|4/10 ||Fleming Co. Fiscal Court meeting (9 AM)|
|4/10 ||International Dinner & Program - Haiti at Fleming Co. Extension Office|
Travel with the Fleming County Extension Homemakers as we go on a pictorial trip to Haiti at our Annual International Dinner and Program on April 10th, 6:00 p.m., at the Fleming Co. Extension Office.
This year, our program will be presented by our speaker, Darren Fizer from the New Life Church of Christ. Darren has traveled to Haiti several times since the 2010 earthquake with the church’s mission group.
Please bring a prepared dish typical of Haiti. Many delicious recipes are available at the Extension Office or you may find one on the internet and at the library. For more information, contact the Fleming County Extension Office at 845-4641. Disabilities accommodated with prior notification. Educational programs of Kentucky Cooperative Extension serve all people regardless of race, color, age, sex, religion, disability, or national origin. The University of Kentucky, Kentucky State University, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and Kentucky Counties Cooperating. (6 PM)
|4/11 ||Fleming Co. Tourism committee meeting (5:30 PM)|
|4/13 - 14 ||Campers Yard Sale at Blue Licks State Park|
Only registered campers may sell, but the general public is welcome & encouraged to come & shop. Call 859-289-5507 for more information.
|4/13 - 15 ||7th Annual Student Art Show at Blue Licks State Park|
April 13 - 15 in the Worthington Lodge - Arlington Room (next to Hidden Waters Restaurant). Free & open to the public. Call 859-289-5507 or 859-289-2185 for more information.
|4/17 ||Freedom Celebration VII: A Multicultural Expericence at Maysville Community & Technical College|
4/17 at 6 PM
FREE exhibits & performances (although donations are appreciated)
For more information, call 606-759-7141 EXT 66147.
|4/17 ||Be a Book Cook April 17th at the Fleming Co. Public Library at 6 PM|
The Be A Book Cook program will meet this month on April 17th, at the Fleming Co. Public Library at 6 p.m. We have activities for each child to participate in, and we talk about hand washing before cooking or eating. The first 10 families who sign-up and attend receive a copy of the featured book. Attendance is limited to 15 for this event sign-up. Children and parents love it.
Children ages 3-5 are encouraged to attend, but they need to bring an adult with them, either a parent or child care provider. As a part of Be A Book Cook program, the children learn a cooking skill that goes along with the book. The book to be featured is “The Gigantic Sweet Potato”, by Dianne de Las Casas.
So come and join us and see what happens in the book and help us make a snack. Each family will go home with a packet of information and activities for the parents and children to work on together. This program is free and open to the public.
To reserve your child’s place or any questions about the program, please contact Gwen O’Cull, Fleming Co. Extension Office at 845-4641 or Mary Rushing, Fleming County Public Library at 845-7851. The Be A Book Cook program is funded by KIDS NOW through The Fleming County Early Childhood Council and provided by the Fleming County Cooperative Extension Agency and the Fleming County Public Library. (6 PM)
|4/19 ||Jam Session at Blue Licks.|
Please call 859-289-5507 for more information.
|4/20 ||Deadline to submit items for the May/June issue of the Chamber Newsletter. For more information, call 845-1223.|
|4/21 ||21st Annual Charity Golf Scramble sponsored by Fleming Co. Sheriff Scotty Royse and the KY Sheriffs' Boys & Girls Ranch|
April 21, 2012
Tee Time - 9 AM (shotgun start)
Course - Fleming Co. Golf Association
Entry fee - $60 per person
For more information & an entry form, contact the sheriff's office at 845-4701. (9:00 AM)
|4/21 ||FLEMING COUNTY COVERED BRIDGE MUSEUM WILL HOST BASEBALL ARTIFACTS SHOW ON SATURDAY APRIL 21|
In connection with Little League Day and the Little League Parade, the Covered Bridge Museum will host a one day event featuring some very
unusual and interesting artifacts which are connected with some of our hometown ball players.
Mrs. Phyliss Fryman, wife of the late Woodie Fryman, has agreed to let us show some of the items from Woodie's personal collection such as his uniforms from the Montreal Expos as well as his uniform from the Flemingsburg Aces, as well as other items from his 18 year career. Phyliss plans to be at the museum also, so that is an added bonus. Mr. John Sayre, nephew of the late Bill Graham has agreed to allow us to show Bill's uniform from the Mets as well as other items. We will also have some items from Don Hardin's years as coach of American Legion Baseball, including some photos of local players.
We will be open at 8:30AM, a half hour before the parade starts and will stay open through 4:00. Several former Flemingsburg Aces players have been contacted and may show up to share some stories about the Aces and Woodie's playing days. We know that many people will be interested in seeing and hearing about the hometown boys! We hope that you will join us. (8:30 AM - 4 PM)
|4/26 ||Learn at Lunch|
"Compliance with the Fair Labor Standards Act: Wages and Hours Worked" with Karen Garnett, District Director: U.S. Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division. This Learn at Lunch session will take place on Thursday, April 26, 2012, starting at 11:30 AM at Flemingsburg Baptist Church. Food will be prepared by the FCHS Culinary Students and the cost to attend is $10 per person, which includes both the workshop and lunch. Please call 606-845-1223 to reserve your spot by no later than Friday, April 20th. (11:30 AM - 1 PM)
|4/26 ||Red Hat Day Celebration at Blue Licks State Park|
Great food & all sorts of fun events & activities for members of Red Hat Clubs from around Kentucky. All-inclusive package is $25 per person plus tax. Must receive reservations by no later than April 15th. Call 859-289-5507 for more information. (11 AM - 5 PM)
|4/28 ||4-H / FFA LIVESTOCK CLINIC will be on APRIL 28th, from 9 am till 12 pm in the Fleming County Ag Barn located behind Fleming County High School. To register for this clinic, you MUST call the Fleming Co. Extension Office at (606)845-4641 by April 20th! COME EARN 4 hours towards you six required hours. Members are encouraged to bring their own animals. A variety of very knowledgeable guest speakers will be there to help you with all aspects of showing from showmanship to health/feeding. The clinic will be entertaining and informative for all ages from novice to experienced showman. Earn 4 training hours!!|
For more information, contact the Fleming County Extension Office at (606)845-4641.
(9 AM - 12 PM)
|4/28 - 29 ||Spring Chink and Rifle Shoot – April 28 & 29 at Blue Licks State Park|
Join living history hobbyists and park staff for a Spring cleaning of Tanner Station. Learn about what it took to maintain frontier stations and get your hands dirty while helping us re-chink and daub through the weekend. Stop by for a few minutes or hang out the whole day. After working, watch some friendly shooting competitions from the Tanner Station Militia. 10am to 5 pm on Saturday and 10 am to 2 pm on Sunday at Tanner Station just across HWY 68 from the main part of the park. For additional information contact Paul Tierney at 859-289-5507.
|4/28 - 29 ||Campers Appreciation Weekend at Blue Licks State Park|
Campers pay for one night and get the second night FREE during this weekend where we say thank you to all our campers! Special programs and entertainment throughout the weekend. Call Reserve America at 888-459-7275 for campground reservations.