The Oldham County History Center will host an archaeology investigation under the direction of archaeologist Jeannine Kreinbrink. This is a continuing investigation at the Gatewood Plantation located outside of Bedford in Trimble County. The Gatewood Plantation was the last place where Bibb was a slave before he gained freedom by escaping north and later moving to Ipswich, Canada where he became the first black editor of a Canadian newspaper.
Anything Goes, the musical, will be performed at Oldham County High School next week. The musicial will have four performances: April 17 and 18 at 7 p.m. and April 19, a matinee at 2 p.m and final performance at 7 p.m. For more information, contact Mary Hug at email@example.com or 502-445-9870.
Join the Oldham County History Center in taking a closer look at the meaning of Earth Day throughout the month of April. No matter when or how you celebrate Earth Day, its message is the same: everyone has a personal responsibility to be environmental stewards of the Earth and help save our natural resources.
Discover Downtown La Grange is in need of gently used tea cups and saucers for The Blue Hydrangea Progressive Tea, an ovarian cancer benefit this Sunday April 13, 1-5 p.m. Please drop off all donated tea cups and saucers to Serendipity Cafe (116 E. Main Street) by Saturday April 12. For questions, please contact Nancy Griffin at 502-269-0126 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Easter egg hunt
Easter Egg Hunt, free to all kids 5th grade and under, April 19 at 10 a.m. at DeHaven Baptist Church.
The next president of the Rotary Club of La Grange, Chuck Harper, joined 449 fellow Rotary leaders in Nashville to fine-tune their skills to lead their clubs next year. Harper was selected to serve as president of the club that has major community service projects in La Grange and Oldham County. The Rotary Club is the leading service club in the community and Harper will support initiatives to aid children and education.
Happy 50th anniversary to Tommy and Cora Truax. They were married April 4, 1964 in Eastwood, Ky., and have lived in Pewee Valley since 1971. With love from Donna, Sharon, Steve, Jon, Benjamin, Virgina and Molly Jane.
Don’t miss the final session of the Making History Personal Genealogy Workshop Series. Sponsored by the Oldham County History Center, these workshops have explored the basics of genealogical research and sources available in our area. Knowledgeable speakers have informed participants on a number of topics related to genealogy and how to make the most of their research time.