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Community calendar | Oct. 4, 2018

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Oct. 4

Trimble County Hymn Sing will be 7 p.m., at Hickory Grove United Methodist Church, 363 Morton Ridge Road in Bedford.

Oct. 6

Oldham County Fairgrounds will host a safety and Halloween festival 4-7 p.m. The event will feature trick-or-treating, a costume contest, inflatables and hayrides. Air Methods will land and take off in its air ambulance while local and state police, medical services and fire departments will allow children to see inside police cars, ambulances and fire trucks. The Oldham County Sheriff will also offer child fingerprinting. Food will be available for purchase. The event is rain or shine with free admission and a $5 parking charge.

Oldham County’s courthouse lawn will be the location for the eighth annual Ghost Stories on the Square. Listen to Annie MacFie and Octavia Sexton weave a chilling web of spine-tingling tales under the stars. Bring the kids and chairs and come early to meet the storytellers for this free event. Patrons are welcome to bring a picnic, carryout from a restaurant or enjoy food trucks at the square.

Oct. 9

Signature Healthcare will host a discussion on money management for seniors at 2:30 p.m. The guest speaker will be Rick Rand.

Tri-County Community Action Agency will start recertification for commodities from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the TCCAA office, 3240 U.S. 421 North, Bedford. If under age 60, please bring identification along with 2018 award letters for household income. For questions or more information, call 502-255-7514.

Oct. 11

Hosparus Health will offer a free training for patient volunteers from 8:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at its main Louisville campus, 3532 Ephraim McDowell Drive. Registration is required at least one week prior to training. To register, complete the volunteer application at hosparushealth.org/volunteer.

Oct. 12

Friday Night Lights starts at 5 p.m. at the Trimble County High School football field. Powderpuff games will be a feature of the night with a seventh vs. eighth grade game kicking off the events. The second game will be freshmen vs. seniors, third game is sophomores vs. juniors and the championship game will conclude the evening. Teen and life coach Jeff Yalden will also be a guest speaker at the event. Yalden’s work has been featured on A&E, MTV, the Oprah Network, as well as in USA Today, and TIME Magazine. Admission will be a $2 donation at the gate to support the Pep Club. Concessions will be available and the girl’s basketball team will also have apple dumplings for sale.

Oct. 13

Trimble County Democratic Party is having coffee with the Democratic candidates from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Bedford Fire Station No. 1.

TCHS Class of 1968 will have its 50th reunion 5-8 p.m. at Harry’s Stone Grill in Madison, Ind. RSVPs are requested by Oct. 5. Call or text 502-663-1413 or email wardkl358@gmail.com.

Oldham County History Center will host a public archaeology dig from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 14. This is a continuing investigation at the Gatewood Plantation site, located outside of Bedford. It is associated with freedom seeker Henry Bibb, who was enslaved at Gatewood Plantation before escaping north to Canada. To date, there have been over 15 different investigations at the site involving schools, the general public, historical society members and teens who have participated in summer workshops. Children age 13 and up are welcome on the dig but must be accompanied by an adult. Participation is free, but limited. Reservations required. Call the Oldham County History Center for more information at (502) 222-0826 or info@oldhamcountyhistoricalsociety.org. This is the last dig of the year.

Providence Baptist Church will host a spaghetti dinner and silent auction adoption fundraiser at 5 p.m. at the church, 51 Louden Lane, Campbellsburg.

Oct. 18

Tri-County Community Action Agency’s Board of Directors will meet at 10 a.m. at the Trimble County Extension Office, 43 High Country Road, Bedford. The public is invited to attend. Tri-County CAA provides services in Henry, Oldham and Trimble counties.

Oct. 21

The annual Milton High School Black and Gold Reunion starts at noon, with dinner at 12:30 p.m. at the Pines Restaurant’s back room in Madison, Ind. The Pines Restaurant offers a full buffet, salad, and desert bar. Each person will be responsible for the cost of his or her own meal and gratuity. If you plan on attending, please call Gary Rowlett at 812-801-1829 or email garowlett@frontier.com to RSVP. Come reminisce with fellow classmates from the old Milton High School.

Oct. 26

Trimble County Water District No. 1’s October board meeting will be at 9 a.m. at 34 East Morgan Drive, Bedford. The meeting date was moved from the previously scheduled day, Oct. 31.

Oct. 27

Bedford Springs Church will have trunk-or-treat from 4-8 p.m. at the church, 43 Shepherd Lane, Bedford.

Palmyra community trunk-or-treat will be hosted by Nick and Tammy Nixon starting at 6 p.m. at 1066 Palmyra Road, Bedford. For more information, call 502-379-9956 or 502-255-3056.

Oct. 30

Bedford Baptist Church will host its first “Drive Thru Trick or Treat” from 6-8 p.m. in the church parking lot, 1425 U.S. 42 East, Bedford. Bring a carful and enjoy this take on trick or treat.

SPECIAL NOTICES

OVEC Trimble County Head Start currently has openings available. Children must be 3-4 years old. Applicants must provide proof of income and the child’s birth certificate. Additional documents may be required if child is in foster care, temporary custody or if a family member receives KTAP or SSI. Spots are limited. Apply online at www.ovec.org/3/home or call Shelby Webster today at 502-255-3620.

Health and Wellness Coalition of Trimble County meets the first Thursday of each month from 10-11:30 a.m. at the Morgan Community Center 147 Victory Ave. Bedford

“My Health Matters” meets the third Monday of each month from 7:15-8 p.m. at the Trimble County Public Library, 35 Equity Drive, Bedford. 7 p.m. weigh-in (optional)

Bedford Baptist Church Clothes Closet, located at 1425 U.S. Hwy. 42E, will be open the third Saturday of every month from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Milton Lions Club meets the second and fourth Monday of each month at 6 p.m. at the Milton Lions Clubhouse on U.S. 421N in Milton. The club is always open to new members who would like to become involved in the important civic opportunities offered by the organization.