News Briefs for June 4

June 04, 2004

Harrodsburg festival starts tonight

HARRODSBURG - The Harrodsburg Roots and Heritage Festival opens tonight. The festival's theme this year is "Continue the Legacy." Most events are held on West Broadway Street unless otherwise noted. Here's a schedule of events for the weekend:


6:30-7 p.m.: Opening ceremony. Speaker: Tierra Kavanaugh Turner, director of the governor's office for minority empowerment.

7-8 p.m.: Fashion show.

7:30 p.m.: "The Stars of Tomorrow" basketball tournament, YMCA building.

8-9:30 p.m.: "Harrodsburg Idol Contest," preliminary round.

9:30-11 p.m.: Street dance.


Children's activities throughout the day.


8 a.m.: "The Stars of Tomorrow" basketball tournament, YMCA building.

11 a.m.: Horse shoe tournament.

12:30-1 p.m.: Charles Young Dancers of Lexington.

1-1:30 p.m.: Roots and Heritage Dance Troupe.

1:30-2 p.m.: Charles Young Dancers of Lexington.

2-2:30 p.m.: "Show Your Handy Crafts."

3-3:30 p.m.: Watermelon eating contest.

3:30-4 p.m.: "Calendar Divas."

4-5 p.m.: Kentucky Diamond/KD Boys of Lexington.

5-5:30 p.m.: Roots and Heritage Dance Troupe.

5:30-6 p.m.: Poetry reading.

6-6:30 p.m.: Talent show.

6:30-7 p.m.: Roots and Heritage Children's Choir.

7-7:30 p.m.: Horse shoe tournament championship.

7:30-8 p.m.: "Step Show."

8-9:30 p.m.: "Harrodsburg Idol Contest" finals.

8:30-10 p.m.: Praise and worship.


4 p.m.: Gospel fest, St. Peter AME Church, 225 W. Lexington St.

American Legion hosts karaoke

PERRYVILLE - The American Legion will hold karaoke night from 8 p.m. to midnight Saturday.

Music will be provided by Allan Finley.

Free obedience class offered

A free Humane Society obedience class will begin at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Boyle County Fairgrounds.

Anyone who has adopted a puppy or dog from the animal shelter is encouraged to attend the 90-minute session. Dog trainer Cheri Carbone will teach basic commands and answer questions about canine behavior.

For more information, call the animal shelter at (859) 238-1117.


Danville Beautification Committee - 3 p.m. Monday at city hall.

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