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Community briefs March 13

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Poll workers

needed

Oldham County Democrats and Republicans, the Oldham County Clerk is in need of poll workers on both Primary and General Election Days!

You must attend Election Training (provided and you are paid $25). Election Day Pay $100.

When you sign up, it is for the entitre Election Cycle (Primary May 20 and General Nov. 4) Call 502-222-0047 for details.

Arts on the Green

This is a Call To Artists for the fifteenth annual Arts on the Green Festival, Saturday and Sunday, June 7 and 8, 2014, presented by the Arts Association of Oldham County.

Apply online at http://www.zapplication.org or AAOC website http://aaooc.org.

Animal rescue

Rescuing Baby Animals: Wildlife Rehabilitation At Creasey Mahan Nature Preserve,Sat., March 22,10 a.m. – 1 p.m. in the Nature Center. Free crafts for kids, free admission (donations welcomed).

10:00 a.m. – Raptor Rehabilitation of Kentucky Presentation with live birds

11:30 a.m. – Second Chances Wildlife Center Presentation with live mammals

Rehabilitators Eileen Wicker of Raptor Rehabilitation of Kentucky, Inc. (http://www.raptorrehab.org/) and Brigette Williams of Second Chances Wildlife Center (http://www.secondchanceswildlife.org/) will give presentations on the importance of wildlife rehabilitation. They will help visitors understand what should be done if you find a baby animal. Meet and learn the stories of live raptors and mammals that have been nursed back to health!

For more info, visit www.KYNaturePreserve.org or call (502) 228-4362. Creasey Mahan Nature Preserve is located at 12501 Harmony Landing Road, Goshen.

Wellness series

The New Definitions of Wellness Series with Dr. Carl Paige of Paige Primary Care Center continues at the Oldham County Health Department, 1786 Commerce Parkway, La Grange, Tuesday, March 25 at 6:30 p.m.

Topic: Heart Health: Prevention and treatment of cardiac disease with nutrition and lifestyle.

Lenten

Pasta Night

Tired of Friday Night Fish Fry’s? Then St. James has the alternative. Every Friday in Lent, St. James Episcopal Church’s Men’s Group will host Lenten Pasta Nights.

The traditional church fare during Lent is the fish fry and Friday fish frys are held by several other churches in the area. The newly-formed men’s group of St. James will offer a pasta dinner as a meat-free alternative to the traditional fish.

The menu is simple: Each Friday during Lent we will offer a different variety of pasta, i.e. spaghetti, penne, rotini, etc. The pasta selection will be offered with a choice of two sauces, meatless marinara (red sauce) or a creamy Alfredo (white) sauce. Salad and bread will also be served.

Customers dining in will get a serving of pasta with their choice of sauce and a small salad. Bread, butter and condiments will be available and we will have soft drinks and water for sale. Take out customers will get a serving of pasta with their choice of sauce and a small salad in a take-out container. Water and soft drinks also available to go. Prices are $5 for the pasta and salad. Drinks are $1.

Pasta nights are March 14, 21, 28 and April 4 and 11. Service is from 5 - 7 p.m.

Cash or checks only, please. No credit cards.

Pancakes and Handshakes

Join us for pancakes, sausage, bacon and eggs at 8:30 -10:30 a.m on March 15 at Sligo Baptist Church on 65 N. 42 Loop, Pendleton. If you want to donate or if you are in need of we will have canned goods, toilet paper (1 ply), and paper towels on hand. The extra we collect will be given to Henry County Help Center.

Contact Karen Eldridge at (502) 743-5337 for more information.

Movie screening

An independent movie filmed locally will be screened March 22 and 23.

The movie Cold Justice is a western saga filmed largely in the La Grange area.

This showing will be hosted at the Christian Country Cowboy Church at 2301 W. Hwy. 146, La Grange and presented by Cowboy Posse and Six Guns Entertainment.

Show times are Sat., March 22 at 1, 4 and 7 p.m. and Sun., March 23 at 1 and 4 p.m.

To reserve your tickets, please call: (502) 727-6081.