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December 16, 2013

Calendar - Dec. 10, 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.

Help the Animal Shelter

Cash donations for the Knox-Whitley Animal Shelter can be made at the Forcht Bank in Corbin at 528-3660 and London at 864-9500. The shelter also has a PayPal account set up to receive donations. Drop-off donations can be made at Knox County Veterinary Services at 314 High Street in Barbourville, the office of William and Devanna Durham at 513 18th Street in Corbin, or Whitley County EMS at 1002 Aviation Blvd in Williamsburg.

The shelter has plenty of food and mainly needs water, towels, blankets, metal food and water bowls for the animals, big water buckets, pans that can be used as litter boxes, litter scoops, cat litter, cat containment crates, garbage cans, and large garbage bags.

Tuesday, Dec. 10

Cancer Support Group

Baptist Health Cancer Support Group will meet at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Baptist Health Cancer Care. Topic: Facing Your Fears. Call 523-8547.

Lynn Camp SBDMC

The Lynn Camp Site Based Decision making Council will meet at 6:45 p.m. Tuesday. Food and clothing can also be dropped off at Hometown Bank in Barbourville. Call 546-9253, ext. 1817.

Parkway community dinner

Parkway Ministries will host a free community dinner from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday. Call 528-8100.

WCHS SBDMC

The Whitley County High School SBDM Council will meet Tuesday at 3:15 p.m. in the conference room.  

DAV Chapter 90 dinner

The Disabled American Veterans Chapter 90 and Auxiliary will have their Christmas dinner at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10, at the new DAV Post in Williamsburg. All veterans are invited.  Call 549-2545.

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.

W’burg Holiday assistance

Call the following number from 7-9 p.m. Friday, Saturday or Monday only and recommend a low-income person or family in the Williamsburg area (not receiving a government subsidy) for holiday assistance. Call 549-0116.

LCPL Bluegrass Ensemble

The Berea Bluegrass Ensemble will perform from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10, at the Laurel County Public Library. Call 864-5759.

Quilting/Sewing group

Frankfort Baptist Church’s “Sowing” Seeds of Kindness Ministry meets at 10 a.m. the second Tuesday of the month. Community invited to learn a new quilting skill. Bring a project, a snack and your sewing machine. Call 528-8124 or 526-1993.

Whitley 4-H Dog Club

The Whitley County 4-H Dog Club will meet Tuesday, Dec. 10, at the Whitley County Extension office at 6:30 p.m. Open to youth in grades 4-12. Call 549-1430 or 258-7005. No need to bring a dog.

Wednesday, Dec. 11

Steele’s Chapel concert

Steele’s Chapel Christian Church will  host the free Cumberland Valley Christmas concert from 6-7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 11, featuring Christian artist Jeff Greene. Refreshments to follow. Call 523-8181.

Jellico blood drive

Jellico Community Hospital will host a blood drive from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday.

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.

Upper Room Revival

The Upper Room Revival Center will be in revival with Bob Newton from Iowa at at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 11. Call 526-7283.

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.

Thursday, Dec. 12

Oak Grove Crafts Show

Oak Grove Elementary will host an Arts & Crafts Show from 3-8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 12. Vendors booths available. Call 549-7867.

Live Nativity

17th Street Christian Church’s Live Nativity has been rescheduled for 7-9 p.m. Thursday and Friday, Dec. 12-13. Includes free hot chocolate. Call 528-4795.

Airport board meeting

There will be a special called board meeting of the Williamsburg/Whitley County Airport at 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 12. There are many pressing issues that can not wait until the January meeting.

UK basketball game raffle

The Laurel London Optimist Club is raffling off a set of four Jan. 8 UK vs. Mississippi State basketball tickets. Tickets are available at the club or see any Optimist member. Drawing is Dec. 20. All proceeds go to the spring Flag Football program. Call 862-7027.

Friday, Dec. 13

Cancer patients fundraiser

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

CPL Open House

Corbin Public Library will have its annual Christmas Open House from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday. Includes visit from Santa, arts and crafts workshops throughout the day, refreshments and art contest. Call 528-6366.

Jacksfork singing

Jacksfork Church of God welcomes Sweet Salvation a 6 p.m. Saturday. Call 344-6436.

Saturday, Dec. 14

Christmas in a Small Town

Williamsburg’s Christmas in a Small Town will be Saturday, Dec. 14, at Bill Woods Park. Includes parade, ornament exchange and community caroling.

Eastside Christmas Play

East Side Church of God presents “Christmas in Cricket County” at 7 p.m. Saturday and at 6 p.m. Sunday. Call 528-4158.

Grace Breakfast with Santa

Grace on the Hill MOPS and MOMS Next will host Breakfast with Santa from 8-11 a.m. Saturday. Call 528-6840.

Fine Arts Event

The Fine Arts Association presents “The Messiah” by the Lexington Singers at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, at the First Baptist Church in London. Call 528-9767.

Harley Pictures with Santa

Wildcat Harley-Davidson will have a photographer available for free Pictures with Santa from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14. Photos received same day. Call 862-5656.

Sensory Santa

Kentucky Sound Down and Belk is sponsoring Sensory Santa for children with special needs from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, at Belk. Includes free photos with Santa. Registration appreciated at 304-0334 or visit sounddown.org.

December Moonbow dates

The moon will be full and if the sky is clear, a moonbow may occur on the following dates at the Cumberland Falls: Dec. 14-19.

Sunday, Dec. 15

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.

New Hope Christmas Play

New Hope Ministries’s Christmas play,  “Out of the Box Christmas,” will be at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 15.  Call 528-5575 or visit www.newhopecorbin.com

Corinth Christmas Cantata

Corinth Missionary Baptist Church  adult choir presents “Emmanuel” at 11 a.m. Sunday and the children’s choir presents “No Ordinary Night” at 6 p.m.   Call 528-3009.

Calvary Christmas Cantata

Calvary Baptist Church will present “The Spirit of Christmas” at 11 a.m. Sunday. Call 523-0696.

WIS concert/chili supper

Williamsburg Independent will present its annual Christmas in a Small Town celebration beginning with a chili supper at 12:30 p.m. Sunday followed by a crafts show and concert. Call 521-4702.

Monday, Dec. 16

Forcht Kids Glove Drive

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

Whitley County UNITE

Whitley County UNITE will meet at noon Monday Williamsburg City Hall.

Corbin Intermed. SBDMC

Corbin Intermediate Site Based Decision Making Council will meet Monday at 3:15 p.m. in the media center.

Fur Ever Friends Nap-athon

Fur Ever Friends is sponsoring a Nap-athon through the end of January. Donators pledge to take as many naps as possible through the month of January. Includes t-shirt and weekly drawings. Visit Fur Ever Friends on Facebook or e-mail furefriends@aol.com.

U.S. 25E public meeting

A Public Information Meeting concerning improvements to U.S. 25E will be from 5-7 p.m. Monday at Parkway Ministries on Cumberland Gap Parkway.

Barbourville Tourism

Barbourville Tourism will meet at 2 p.m. Monday at the Visitor Center. Call 545-9674. Open to the public.

UK basketball game raffle

The Laurel London Optimist Club is raffling off a set of four Jan. 8 UK vs. Mississippi State basketball tickets. Tickets are available at the club or see any Optimist member. Drawing is Dec. 20. All proceeds go to the spring Flag Football program. Call 862-7027.

EQUIP-WHIP applications

National Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is taking applications for the EQUIP and WHIP incentive programs through Jan. 17. Applications received after Jan. 17 will be held until April 18. Visit www.ky.nrcs.usda.gov.

LCPL Holiday Harpist

Harpist Carolyn Dupont will perform from 5:30-7:30 Monday at the Laurel County Public Library. Call 864-5759.

WCPL Craft Madness

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

W’burg Holiday assistance

Call the following number from 7-9 p.m. only Monday and recommend a low-income person or family in the Williamsburg area (not receiving a government subsidy) for holiday assistance. Call 549-0116.w

Nibroc AA

Nibroc AA group meets at noon and 8 p.m. Monday-Saturday, and at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Sundays at the Corbin Rec Center. Women meet Thursdays at 6 p.m. Call 528-0233.

Platinum Cut-Away

Platinum on Main Hair Salon at 802 S. Main, Corbin, will hold a Cut-Away fundraiser for the Knox-Whitley Animal Shelter from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 16. $5 off every service will be donated to the shelter. Call 765-0924.

WCPL Gingerbread House

Whitley County Public Library’s 7th annual Gingerbread House Decorating workshop will be from 4-5 p.m. Monday, Dec. 16. Registration appreciated at 549-0818.

Clothing giveaway

A clothing and toy giveaway will be held at the Williamsburg National Guard Armory from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily Dec. 16-20. Refreshments provided. Volunteers welcome. Call 524-7709 or 549-0780.

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, Dec. 17

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.

Holiday Hope

Hospice of the Bluegrass will host Holiday Hope, a free event to help people cope with grief on special days. at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 17, at the Laurel County Public Library. To register, call 573-6111 or-email jhubbard@hospicebg.org.

Whitley 4-H Horse Club

The Whitley County 4-H Horse Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 17, at the Whitley County Extension office. Open to youth in grades 4-12. Call 523- 6253 or 549-1430.

Parkway community dinner

Parkway Ministries will host a free community dinner from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday. Call 528-8100.

Wednesday, Dec. 18

Dairy Queen fundraiser

Corbin Dairy Queen will donate a percentage of all sales from noon to 3 p.m. Wednesday to the Music Alumni Association.

Barbourville Tall Hall mtg.

Agriculture Commissioner James Comer will host a town hall meeting at 8 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 18 at the Knox County Extension Office.

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.

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.

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.

Thursday, Dec. 19

Empty Stocking wrapping

Volunteers are needed to help wrap Empty Stocking gifts beginning at 6 p.m. at Corbin High School. Call 878-7935.

Corbin blood drive

Corbin Station Kroger will host a blood drive from noon to 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 19.

London blood drive

South London Kroger will host a blood drive from 4-6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 19.

Applicator pesticide training

Free Certified Private Applicator Pesticide Training sessions for those needing a Certified Applicator card will be at 10 a.m., 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 19, at the Whitley County Cooperative Extension Service. Pre-registration requested at 549-1430.

Clothing giveaway

A clothing and toy giveaway will be held at the Williamsburg National Guard Armory from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily Dec. 16-20. Refreshments provided. Volunteers welcome. Call 524-7709 or 549-0780.

Friday, Dec. 20

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.

Whitley Health Dept. closed

All branches of the Whitley County Health Department will closed at noon Friday for a staff meeting.

Calvary Live Nativity

Calvary Baptist Church in Corbin’s  Live Nativity will be from 6-9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and from 7-9 p.m. Sunday. Call 523-0696.

Nativity on the Mountain

Jellico Creek and Emlyn Baptist churches will perform a Live Nativity on Hwy 92W in Williamsburg Friday and Saturday, Dec. 20-21. Call 549-0926.

River’s Edge Christmas Play

River’s Edge Church will present its annual Christmas play at 6:30 p.m. nightly Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 20-22. Call 304-2386.

UK basketball game raffle

The Laurel London Optimist Club is raffling off a set of four Jan. 8 UK vs. Mississippi State basketball tickets. Tickets are available at the club or see any Optimist member. Drawing is Dec. 20. All proceeds go to the spring Flag Football program. Call 862-7027.

Saturday, Dec. 21

LCPL Sensory Santa

Kentucky Sound Down and Clay County Autism Walk are sponsoring Sensory Santa for children with special needs from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 21, at the Laurel County Public Library. Includes free photos with Santa. Registration appreciated at 304-0334 or visit sounddown.org.

Froyoz Santa Visit

Santa Claus will be at Froyoz in the Trademart Shopping Center  from 6-8:30 p.m. Saturday. Bring a camera for photos with Santa. Includes live music by Frontier. Call 528-0535.

Williamsburg blood drive

Williamsburg Walmart will host a blood drive from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 21.

Harley Pictures with Santa

Wildcat Harley-Davidson will have a photographer available for free Pictures with Santa from 3-5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 21. Photos received same day. Call 862-5656.

Lions Club Food Baskets

Corbin Lions Club needs volunteers at 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 21, to  help fill food baskets with produce at the Corbin Vocational Center. Call 523-1129.

Sunday, Dec. 22

River’s Edge Toy Giveaway

River’s Edge Church will have a toy giveaway after it’s annual Christmas play, which begins at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 22. Call 304-2386.

Calvary Christmas drama

Calvary Baptist Church, Corbin,  Children’s Ministry presents “Make a World of Margarets” at 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 22. Call 523-0696.

Monday, Dec. 23

Forcht Kids Glove Drive

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

Nar-Anon Family support

A Nar-Anon Family Support Group will meet at 6 p.m. the second and fourth Monday at Parkway Ministries in Corbin. Call 606-215-7863.

Fur Ever Friends Nap-athon

Fur Ever Friends is sponsoring a Nap-athon through the end of January. Donators pledge to take as many naps as possible through the month of January. Includes t-shirt and weekly drawings. Visit Fur Ever Friends on Facebook or e-mail furefriends@aol.com.

EQUIP-WHIP applications

National Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is taking applications for the EQUIP and WHIP incentive programs through Jan. 17. Applications received after Jan. 17 will be held until April 18. Visit www.ky.nrcs.usda.gov.

WCPL Craft Madness

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

Nibroc AA

Nibroc AA group meets at noon and 8 p.m. Monday-Saturday, and at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Sundays at the Corbin Rec Center. Women meet Thursdays at 6 p.m. Call 528-0233.

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, Dec. 24

Holiday Closures

Williamsburg City Hall will be closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Tuesday’s garbage will be picked up Monday and Wednesday’s Garbage will be picked up Thursday.

Corbin City Utilities will be closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

The Whitley County Courthouse will be closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

McHargue Candlelight Svc.

McHargue Christian Church at Lily host a Christmas Eve Candlelight Service at 6 p.m. Christmas Eve. Call 521-3662 or 878-8660.

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