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December 4, 2013

Calendar - Nov. 22, 2013

CORBIN — Empty Stocking donations

Empty Stocking donations can be sent to the Southeast Kentucky Empty Stocking Fund, P. O. Box 511, Corbin, KY 40702. Call 524-6475.

Friday, Nov. 22

WCPL Ms. Betty’s storytime

Whitley County Public Library’s Ms. Betty’s Toddler Storytime for ages 1-4 will be at 10 a.m. Friday. No registration necessary. Call 549-0818.

Corbin girls basketball

Corbin Recreation Center is taking applications for girls basketball grades 1-6 through Friday, Dec. 6. Call 528-6657.

Whitley East FRC

Whitley East FRC Advisory Council will meet at 1 p.m. Friday. Refreshments provided. Open to the public. Call 549-7877.

Upper Room guest speaker

Upper Room welcomes Mark Casto The Extreme in Cleveland, Tenn., at 7 p.m. Friday and at 11:30 a.m. Sunday. Call 526-7283.

Operation Christmas Child

Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes can be dropped off at the First Christian Church in Corbin from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22. Call 521-1213.

Saturday, Nov. 23

KC Turkey Race

The Knox Central Turkey Race will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, at the Knox Central track. Proceeds benefit track and field program. Call (724) 714-1723.

Corinth community meal

Corinth Missionary Baptist Church will have a community meal from 4-6 p.m. Saturday. Call 521-8321 or 524-0596.

Oak Grove singing

Oak Grove Baptist Church welcomes The Sounds of Glory, Chosen Generation and the Singing Servants at 5:30 p.m. Saturday. Call 523-5355.

Pleasant Ridge benefit

Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church will have a benefit singing for Duran Lundy at 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23. Call 528-4283.

Ducks Unlimited Banquet

The 13the annual Daniel Boone Chapter Ducks Unlimited banquet will be at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, at the Levi Jackson State Park Club House. Call 344-1728.

Operation Christmas Child

Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes can be dropped off at the First Christian Church in Corbin from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23. Call 521-1213.

Cancer patients fundraiser

Hometown Banks of Corbin is raffling off a two-night, eight-person cabin stay in Pidgeon Forge on Dec. 13. All proceeds go to Corbin cancer victims Aly Nedved and Candace Keith. Call 528-2000.

Cash Express coat/toy drive

Cash Express is accepting new and gently-used coats and toys and non-perishable food items through Dec. 15. Call 526-0450.

Check into Cash coat drive

Check into Cash of Corbin is accepting new and gently used coats, hats and gloves through Dec. 18. Call 523-8311.

CPL Storytime

Corbin Public Library’s Storytime will be at 11 a.m. Saturday. Call 528-6366.

Estle Lawson 5K

Wofford Baptist Church is sponsoring a 5K run beginning with registration at 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, in front of the Whitley County High School gym. Proceeds to help cover Estle Lawson’s medical expenses. Call 215-1286.

E. Corbin Thanksgiving

East Corbin Christian Church will have a community Thanksgiving dinner from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Call 528-8936 or 620-7237.

Volunteer of Year Banquet

KCEOC will host the “Helpful Hands, Hopeful Hearts” Volunteer of the Year Banquet Saturday, Nov. 23, at the Corbin Tech Center. Call 546-3152.

Sunday, Nov. 24

Grace turkey giveaway

Grace Fellowship Church will give away 350 turkeys at 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 24. Pre-registration required at 864-4635.

Oak Grove VFD fundraiser

Oak Grove Volunteer Fire Department will be raising money by going door-to-door offering an 8 x 10 family portrait in exchange for a donation throughout the month of November. Representatives will have proof of identity on hand. Call 606-215-7026.

Medicare Open Enrollment

For free assistance on the Medicare Open Enrollment Plan, Call Mitch Goodin at 1-800-795-7654 through Dec. 7.

Operation Christmas Child

Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes can be dropped off at the First Christian Church in Corbin from 1-4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 24. Call 521-1213.

Corinth community singing

Corinth Missionary Baptist Church will host a community singing at 6 p.m. the last Sunday of the month. Call 528-3009.

Corbin Open House

Corbin’s Downtown Christmas Open House will be from 1-5 p.m.. Sunday, Nov. 24. Call 528-1469 or 528-1424.

Ministerial Thanksgiving

The Southeastern Kentucky Ministerial Alliance Williamsburg Community Thanksgiving Service will be at 7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 24, with guest speaker, the Rev. Archie Norman of Georgia. Bring a nonperishable food item for local pantries. Call 549-2564.

Monday, Nov. 25

Falls Jam Session

Cumberland Falls Jam Session will be from 6-9 p.m. the second and last Monday of the month at the Dupont Lodge. Call 1-800-325-0063.

Spirit of Christmas Festival

Barbourville’s Spirit of Christmas Festival will be Monday through Saturday, Nov. 25-Dec. 7. See Nov. 23 issue of the Times-Tribune and Nov. 26 Tri-County Shopping Guide for list of events.

Breast Cancer Support

Sisters in Survival (SIS) Breast Cancer Support Group will meet at 5:30 p.m. the first Monday of the month at the Cancer Care Center at Baptist Health. Bring a treat and a White Elephant gift. Call 280-1154.

Corbin blood drive

A blood drive will be held from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 25, at Corbin City Hall.

Corbin Elem. SBDMC

Corbin Elementary Site Based Decision Making Council will meet at 3:30 p.m. Monday.

Lynn Camp SBDMC

Lynn Camp Schools Site Based Decision Making Council will meet at 6:45 p.m. Monday, Nov. 25.

WCPL Craft Madness

Whitley County Public Library’s Craft Madness will be from 5-7 p.m. Mondays for ages 4 through adult. Craft: bird feeders made from kitchen items. Call 549-0818.

Adoption Support Group

Adoption Support Group of Kentucky will meet at 6 p.m. the last Monday of the month at the Little Learners Education Center.  Babysitting and refreshments provided. Call 309-7165.

CPL Sit & Stitch

Corbin Public Library’s Sit & Stitch group will meet at 5 p.m. Monday. Call 528-6366.

Narcotics Anonymous

Narcotics Anonymous support fellowship meets Monday through Friday in London and in Corbin. Confidential. Call 606-309-6977 or 606-344-7097.

Tuesday, Nov. 26

DAV state service officer

A Disabled American Veteran state service officer will be at the London DAV building Tuesday from 9 a.m. to noon. Call 877-1308 or 862-0032.

Knox Chamber

Knox County Chamber of Commerce will meet at 11:45 a.m. Tuesday at Forcht Bank on Knox Street. Guest speaker is Scott Frasure of the American Red Cross.

Corbin Blood Drive

Corbin Walmart will host a blood drive from 1-6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 26.

CPL Toddler Time

Corbin Public Library’s Toddler Time is at 11:15 a.m. Tuesday. Call 528-6366.

Foster parent orientation

Benchmark Family Services in Corbin will hold an orientation class from 5-6 p.m. Tuesdays for anyone interested in becoming a foster parent. Class series is free. Call 526-6992.

Parkway Thanksgiving

Parkway Ministries will host a free community Thanksgiving dinner on Tuesday, Nov. 26, from 5-7 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall.  Call 528-8100.

Wednesday, Nov. 27

LCPL Lincoln exhibit

The Laurel County Public Library will host the traveling exhibition of “Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War” Wednesday, Nov. 27 through Friday, Jan. 24. Call 864-5759.

KCEOC food drive

KCEOC will host a food drive through Thanksgiving. Call 546-3152.

Thursday, Nov. 28

Turkey Trot

Williamsburg’s Turkey Trot 5k will be Thursday, Nov. 28, at Bill Woods Park. Registration begins at 8 a.m. Visit www.williamsburgky.com or call 549-6033.

Holiday closures

Corbin City Utilities, all branches of the Whitley County Health Department, and the Whitley County Courthouse will be closed Thursday and Friday.

Friday, Nov. 29

Civic Center Crafts Fair

A crafts fair will be from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 29-30, and from 1-5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 1, at the Corbin Civic Center. Call 521-2512.

Retired teachers food drive

The Whitley Area Retired Teachers’ Association is having a Holiday Food Drive through Dec. 15. Collection points are the Whitley County and Corbin Public libraries. Call 523-8450.

Corbin girls basketball

Corbin Recreation Center is taking applications for girls basketball grades 1-6 through Friday, Dec. 6. Call 528-6657.

Word of Faith singing

Word of Faith Pentecostal Church will have a Thanksgiving singing at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 29, featuring the Singing Cooks and the Barrett Family. Call 598-9265.

Oak Grove VFD fundraiser

Oak Grove Volunteer Fire Department will be raising money by going door-to-door offering an 8 x 10 family portrait in exchange for a donation throughout the month of November. Representatives will have proof of identity on hand. Call 606-215-7026.

Cash Express coat/toy drive

Cash Express is accepting new and gently-used coats and toys and non-perishable food items through Dec. 15. Call 526-0450.

London Craft Fair

London’s Sights and Sounds of Christmas Craft Fair will be from noon to 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 29 and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 30., at the London Community Center. Call 864-7777.

WCPL Ms. Betty’s storytime

Whitley County Public Library’s Ms. Betty’s Toddler Storytime for ages 1-4 will be at 10 a.m. Friday. No registration necessary. Call 549-0818.

Saturday, Nov. 30

CPL Storytime

Corbin Public Library’s Storytime will be at 11 a.m. Saturday. Call 528-6366.

Kentucky Sound Down

Kentucky Sound Down will show the Disney movie “Frozen” at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Tri-County Cineplex ,free to all families with special needs children. Includes free popcorn and soda. Registration appreciated at 304-0334 or visit www.sounddown.org.

Cancer patients fundraiser

Hometown Banks of Corbin is raffling off a two-night, eight-person cabin stay in Pidgeon Forge on Dec. 13. All proceeds go to Corbin cancer victims Aly Nedved and Candace Keith. Call 528-2000.

Check into Cash coat drive

Check into Cash of Corbin is accepting new and gently used coats, hats and gloves through Dec. 18. Call 523-8311.

Sunday, Dec. 1

Oak Grove singing

Oak Grove Baptist Church welcomes Kevin Spencer at 11 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 1. Call 523-5355.

Living Waters guest speaker

Living Waters Pentecostal Church welcomes Evangelist, Rev. Tommy Hogue Sunday, Dec. 1, at 7 p.m. Call 528-0053.

South Park singing

South Park Baptist Church welcomes The Believers at 6 p.m. Sunday. Call 528-0447.

Souls’ Harbor singing

Souls’ Harbor Church welcomes Candy Christmas and The Bridge Ministry at 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 1.

St. John’s singing service

A service of Advent lessons and carols of the season will be held at 4:30 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 1, at St. John’s Episcopal Church. Call 859-429-1659.

Monday, Dec. 2

LCPL Lincoln exhibit

Laurel County Public Library will hold a ribbon cutting for the traveling exhibition of “Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War” at 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 2. Includes Kentucky Chautauqua performance of “Rebel in the White House.” Call 864-5759.

Hope Wall

Operation UNITE will display the Hope Wall, a wall of pictures of those who have overcome addiction, in the Knox County Courthouse Monday, Dec. 2, through Friday, Dec. 13.

Spirit of Christmas Festival

Barbourville’s Spirit of Christmas Festival will be Monday through Saturday, Dec. 2-7.

WCMS SBDMC

Whitley County Middle School Site Based Decision Making Council will meet at 3:30 p.m. Monday in the library.

CPL book signing

Hear excerpt from “Kentucky’s Twelve Days of Christmas” from publisher Steve Vest and other contributors to the book from 5-7 p.m. Monday at the Corbin Public Library. Call 528-6366.

London blood drive

London Fire Department will host a  blood drive from 1:30-6:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 2.

Tuesday, Dec. 3

DAV state service officer

A Disabled American Veteran state service officer will be at the London DAV building Tuesday from 9 a.m. to noon. Call 877-1308 or 862-0032.

Wednesday, Dec. 4

Forcht Kids Glove Drive

Forcht Banks are accepting new pairs of children’s gloves from through Dec. 31.

HLT Coat Drive

HLT Check Exchange in London and Corbin will accept new and used coats, scarves, gloves and toboggans for Hunter Hills and Lynn Camp Schools  through Jan. 15. Call 862-0351 or 526-1977.

Narcotics Anonymous

Narcotics Anonymous support fellowship meets Monday through Friday in London and in Corbin. Confidential. Call 606-309-6977 or 606-344-7097.

Harvest guest speaker

Harvest Home Church welcomes The Rev. Bob Newton of Iowa at 7 p.m. Wednesday. Call 523-2812.

Blessing of the Animals

First United Methodist Church in Williamsburg’s RESTORE program will have a Blessing of the Animals beginning with registration at 6 p.m. Wednesday. Light refreshments provided. All donations will go to the Knox-Whitley Animal Shelter. Call 280-3936 or 521-5292.

Celebrate Recovery Program

Celebrate Recovery, a 12-step Christ-centered, faith-based recovery program for all hurts, habits or hang-ups meets Wednesdays from 6-8:30 p.m. on Spruce Creek Road in Corbin. Child care provided. Call 304-3490 or 528-4416.

VFW Service Officer

A VFW Service Officer will be at the VFW Chapter 1410 in Corbin from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the first Wednesday of the month. Call 528-0281.

London blood drive

Corinth Baptist Church will host a blood drive from 4-6 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 4.

LCHD KY Health Benefits

Laurel County Health Department will host a health benefits presentation from 1-3 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 4. Topics include Kynect, pre-screening, Education, uninsured population. Register at 864-5244.

DAV state service officer

A Disabled American Veteran state service officer will be at the London DAV building Tuesday from 9 a.m. to noon. Call 877-1308 or 862-0032.

Thursday, Dec. 5

UC Madrigal Dinners

University of the Cumberlands’ annual Madrigal Dinners will be at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, Dec. 5-7. For tickets, call 539-4332.

Make & Take Wreaths

Stop by the Williamsburg Extension Community Arts Center from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5, across from City Hall and make a fresh holiday wreath to take home. Call 549-1430.

Live Nativity

17th Street Christian Church will have a Live Nativity from 7-9 p.m. Thursday and Friday, Dec. 5-6. Includes free hot chocolate. Call 528-4795.

Whitley Homemakers

The Whitley County Homemakers Christmas luncheon which will be Thursday at the Whitley County Cooperative Extension office, beginning with registration at 10 a.m. Register at 549-1430.

Vietnam Vets dinner

The Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1050 will meet at 7 p.m. at the Golden Corral for its annual Christmas Dinner. Call 864-2507.

Holocaust Survivor

Holocaust survivor Fred Gross will speak at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5, at the Corbin Middle School Library. Program is open to the public.

Lions Club food baskets

Signups for the Lions Club food baskets will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday and Friday, Dec. 5-6, at the McBurney Center. Call 523-1129.

Friday, Dec. 6

London Christmas on Main

London’s Christmas on Main parade theme is “All I Want for Christmas.” The parade begins at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6. Call 862-8841.

Grace Abounding benefit

Grace Abounding Church will hold a benefit singing featuring local artists at 6 p.m. Friday. Proceeds to buy food and Bibles for villages in the Amazon. Call 687-0295 or 219-0584.

Sons of Confederate Vets

Sons Of Confederate Veterans will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at David’s Steakhouse. Call 528-5333.

Croley Candlelight Service

Croley Funeral Home’s annual Christmas Candlelight Memorial Service will begin at 7 p.m. Friday at Calvary Missionary Baptist Church. Call 549-1234.

Barbourville Tree Lighting

Barbourville’s Tree Lighting ceremony will begin at 6 p.m. Friday on the courthouse square.

Jellico Creek auction

Jellico Creek Baptist Church Ladies will host an auction at 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6. Refreshments available. 549-4428.

Corbin girls basketball

Corbin Recreation Center is taking applications for girls basketball grades 1-6 through Friday, Dec. 6. Call 528-6657.

Dayspring Crafts Bazaar

Dayspring Worship Center will have a crafts and bakes goods bazaar from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Call 309-0918.

Christmas at Central

Central Baptist Church presents “Christmas at Central,” at 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6 and at 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8. Includes dinner, choir music, a Nativity drama, and a presentation of “Alabaster Box” (Gail Fredrick’s lyrical  ballet group). Tickets on sale at the church. Call 528-6650.

GED Extreme Weekend

Laurel County Adult Education is offering a chance to study and test, all in one weekend, Friday through Sunday, Dec. 6-8, at the Bennett Center Campus. Food and beverages provided. Call 878-9134 or 528-0379 to register.

Cash Express coat/toy drive

Cash Express is accepting new and gently-used coats and toys and non-perishable food items through Dec. 15. Call 526-0450.

Saturday, Dec. 7

Union Breakfast with Santa

Union College will host a free breakfast with Santa from 9-11 a.m. at the Student Center. Includes crafts, prizes gifts and photos with Santa. Call 546-1610.

Parkway medical clinic

Parkway Ministries will host a free medical clinic for anyone with no form of insurance from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday. Call 528-8100.

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