Deadline for submitting information to the Bulletin Board is noon Thursday. There is no charge for this service. Items run as space permits. Mail information to The Advocate-Messenger, P.O. Box 149, Danville, Ky. 40423- fax to (859) 236-9566 or call 236-2551, ext. 352.
Kentucky Blood Center Blood Drive — 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Aug. 26 for the Battle of the Bluegrass blood drive at SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Danville. Donors will be given a T-shirt and a chance to win a Toyota Rav4. Visit kybloodcenter. org.
Monday — Old Mitchellsburg Road, 11:30-11:45 a.m.; Shut-ins (two stops), 11:50 a.m.-noon; Hwy. 37, 12:15-1:15 p.m.; Noscoe Road (two stops), 1:30-1:45 p.m.; White Oak Road, 1:45-2:15 p.m.; Bellview Street, 2:15-2:30 p.m.; and Hustonville Road (two stops), 2:30-2:45 p.m.
Tuesday — Family Ties, 10-10:20 a.m.; Southwood-Shadeland Drive, 10:30-10:45 a.m.; McDowell Estates, 11-11:15 a.m.; Old Shakertown Road, 11:15-11:30 a.m.; Bluegrass Pike, 11:35-11:40 a.m.; Secretariat Drive (two stops), 11:50 a.m.-noon; and Majestic Prince, 12:15-12:30 p.m.
Wednesday — Shut-ins (four stops), 9-9:30 a.m.; Eades Avenue, 9:40-9:45 a.m.; Junction City Park, 9:45-10 a.m.; Park Hills (two stops), 10:30-10:45 a.m.; Cheryl Lane, 11-11:15 a.m.; Calvary Baptist Church, 11:15 a.m.-noon; Shawnee Road (two stops), 12:30-1 p.m.; Waterworks Road, 1-1:30 p.m.; and Tender Care Day Care, 1:30-1:45 p.m.
Thursday — Weisiger Woods (two stops), 10:10-10:40 a.m.; Boone Trail (two stops), 10:45-11 a.m.; Arnold Tower, 11-11:40 a.m.; Williams Court, 11:50 a.m.-noon; East Main Street, 12:10-12:30 p.m.; and YMCA at Woodlawn Elementary, 1-1:30 p.m.
Best Friends Training for Families of Persons with Dementia — 12:30-4:30 p.m. Aug. 27 at the Lexington-Fayette Senior Center at 1530 Nicholasville Road, Lexington. Learn how to be a best friend to a family member or friend with dementia. The workshop will teach how to relate to a person with dementia in order to improve communication, enhance quality of life, and provide a sense of comfort and security. Presented by Tonya Cox, MSW, and hosted by the Alzheimer’s Association Greater Kentucky/Southern Indiana Chapter. Registration is required, call 1-800-272-3900 or e-mail email@example.com.
Fayette County Alzheimer’s Family Caregiver Training — 9:15 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 7 at the Fayette County Extension Office. Program is for anyone with a friend or family member diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia. Local and statewide experts in aging and Alzheimer’s care will speak on Alzheimer’s disease, caregiving basics, legal decisions and how to care for the caregiver. Registration is $10 and includes lunch. Registration is required; e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-800-272-3900.
Basics of Drawing — 7-9 p.m. Sept. 13 at the Boyle County Middle School art room, taught by artist Andrea Akers. The class is an introduction to drawing to learn the basics. Explore the many versatile ways of pencil and charcoal to represent and express your ideas. Six week course will be held on Thursdays. Registration is required by calling (859) 239-8986. Cost is $37.
Painting Class — 7-9 p.m. Sept. 21, Starry Night Studio painting class, “Vintage Vino.” See www.communityartscenter.net for more details.
Children's Dulcimer Lessons — 5-6 p.m. Aug. 27 at the Community Arts Center, held each Monday until Sept. 24. Visit www.communityartscenter.net or for more information, call (859) 236-4054.
Danville-Boyle County Adult Education Learning Center — Open 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday through Thursday at 1714 Perryville Road, Danville Square Suites, 112 (next to Big Lots). Free GED preparation, workplace training and adult education classes. Enrollment sessions begin at 9 a.m. Monday and Wednesday. For more information, call (859) 238-2171.
GED Classes — Held weekly in Stanford, Crab Orchard, McKinney and Waynesburg. Classes also available include adult basic education, computer, workplace skills, English as second language and others. For more information, call (606) 365-9665.
Mercer County Adult Education — Free GED preparation, workplace soft-skill training, basic computer training and other instruction based on needs of participant. Open enrollment is 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday through Friday at Mercer County Adult Education and Learning Center, 600 Don Robinson Drive, Harrodsburg. For more information, call (859) 734-4195.
Dance Classes — 5-6 p.m. Sept. 5, introduction to salsa classes at the Community Arts Center, held each Wednesday until Sept. 26. Visit www.communityartscenter.net or call (859) 236-4054 for more information.
Beginner Square Dance — 7-9 p.m Sept. 10, (first two are free) at the Gathering Place, 569 Jean Drive. For more information, call George and Margaret Scott at (859) 236-4050.
Boot Scooters Line Dancing — 1-2 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday at the Senior Citizens Center., 569 Jean Drive. For more information, call (859) 516-3285.
Constitution Squares Square Dance Club Picnic — 7-9 p.m. Monday at the Millennium Park pavilion. Bring family and friends and learn about square dancing. RSVP to Jim or Geneva Wash at (859) 236-1996 so that we can have enough food for everyone. Everyone is welcome.
Tumbleweed Cloggers Class — 7-8 p.m. for beginners and 8-9 p.m. for beginners plus every Thursday at 2607 Cornishville Road. For more information, call (859) 613-1266.
Line Dance Class — Beginners 7-8 p.m. Mondays at 2607 Cornishville Road, Harrodsburg. 8-9 p.m. for beginners plus. No partner necessary. For more information, call (859) 613-1266.
AARP Chapter of Garrard County — Noon Tuesday at the Cedar Village Restaurant in Irvine. Optional meal is responsibility of participant. Members of the National AARP or those 50 and older interested in learning about the group are welcome, including residents of surrounding counties.
Boyle County 9/12 — 6:30-8:30 p.m. Monday at Mallard’s restaurant. David Adams of Kentucky Knows Best PAC will discuss the ACA (Obamacare) and its implementation in Kentucky. This is a special 2 hour meeting to allow for question and answer time. The doors open at 6 p.m. for ordering. The public is welcome and encouraged to join us. Visit www.ky912.com or e-mail Danville@ky912.com.
Boyle County Genealogical Association — 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Boyle County Public Library to hear speaker Mary Girard of the library speak about preserving papers and photographs. The meeting is open to anyone interested in the topic, and all are welcome to attend and join our organization.
Cedar Creek Sportsman’s Club — 7 p.m. Tuesday at the clubhouse.
Civil Air Patrol, Danville Squadron — 6:30 p.m. Thursdays at the squadron headquarters, CAP Drive, Stuart Powell Field in Junction City. Anyone interested in aviation, 18 and older, is welcome. The squadron’s mission is aero-space education, search and rescue, and counter-drug activities. For more information, call Jesse Purdy at (859) 332-7570.
Danville-Boyle County NAACP — 6:30 p.m. Monday at First Baptist Church, Second and Walnut.
Danville Business and Professional Women — 6 p.m. Monday at Tye Financial Group, 141 N. Third St., Danville. For more information, call Regena Carney at (859) 236-8793 or Lori Stocker (859) 936-7808.
Danville Area Chapter of Kentucky State University Alumni — 6 p.m. Monday at Little Zion Baptist Church, Burgin. For more information, call (859) 396-0201.
Fort Harrod Chapter of the National Association of Retired and Current Federal Employees — 1 p.m. Thursday. For more information, call Bill Brinkley, president, at (859) 734-9521.
Pieceable Friends Quilt Guild — 7-9 p.m. Tuesday at Danville Diagnostic Center. For more information, call Vicki Owens at (859) 236 4926 or visit the website at www.pieceable friends.com.
Rankin Family Reunion — Aug. 26 at the William Whitley House near Stanford. A potluck meal will be served at 12:30 p.m. Table service will be provided. All relatives and friends are welcome.
Boyle County Middle School Council — 3:45 p.m. Monday.
Boyle and Lincoln senior citizens centers menus this week:
Monday: smothered chicken, chantilly potatoes, summer squash and tomatoes, banana pudding and wheat bread.
Tuesday: hamburger, baked beans, corn on the cob, fruit and bun.
Wednesday: Swiss style beef patty, mashed potatoes, steamed spinach, mandarin oranges and wheat bread.
Thursday: turkey pot pie, harvard beets, seasoned broccoli, wheat roll and oatmeal raisin cookie.
Friday: Cincinnati chili, spaghetti, peass, garden salad, spiced peaches and wheat bread.
Senior Citizens Center — Line Dancing, 1-2 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday at 569 Jean Drive. Also, 11 a.m.¿Aug. 31, the center will have a luau. To sign-up by Aug. 29, call (859) 236-2070.
Alcoholics Anonymous — In Danville:¿10 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday at The Presbyterian Church annex; and 10 a.m. Saturday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center; noon seven days a week and 6:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday Sunday, Monday and Tuesday at 1000 E. Lexington Ave., suite 21 at Greenleaf Shopping Center; also meeting at 6 p.m. Friday through Tuesday; Women’s meeting 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at First Christian Church. Men’s meeting 8 p.m. Wednesday day at Greenleaf Shopping Center. For other meetings and more information, call (859) 319-7051 or (859) 236-9175.
In Harrodsburg: 6 p.m. Saturday and 8 p.m. Friday, Sunday and Monday at United Methodist Church, Poplar Street entrance.
In Stanford: 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Presbyterian Church on Main Street, rear entrance.
In Liberty: 8 p.m. Tuesday at First Christian Church, Liberty, 323 Middleburg St.; and 8 p.m. Friday and 8 p.m. Sunday at Casey County Library on Middleburg Street in Liberty. All meetings are non-smoking and all meetings are open discussion.
Al-Anon — Support for friends and families of problem drinkers. 10:30 a.m. Saturday and 7 p.m. Thursday at First Christian Church, Danville, back entrance. For more information, call (859) 238-7809 or (859) 734-7854.
Breast Cancer Support Group — 6 p.m. Tuesday in the third floor ballroom at Farmers National Bank of Danville.
Central Kentucky Donate Life Ambassadors — 2:30-4 p.m. today at Word of Hope Lutheran Church, 1870 Armstrong Mill Road, Lexington. For more information, call Jean Crawford at (859) 936-1727.
Crossroads Group of Narcotics Anonymous — 7 p.m. Wednesdays at the Church of God Fellowship Hall in Burgin and 6:30 p.m. Fridays in the Victorian Commons building at 202 W. Broadway in Harrodsburg. For more information, call (859) 613-4498.
KinCare Support Group — 6 p.m. Monday. For more information, call Cliff Dunne at (859) 238-1329. Open to any grandparent or relative helping to raise family member’s children.
Narcotics Anonymous — 6 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday at Recovery Roadhouse Inc. at 1000 E.¿Lexington Ave. Suite 21, Greenleaf Shopping Center. Also meets 7:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday and Tuesday.
Parkinson’s Support Group — 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the Lincoln County Senior Citizens Center.
Pathways Grief Support Group — 10 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Heritage Hospice Inc., 120 Enterprise Drive, Danville. The group is open to those who have suffered a loss, whether served by Heritage Hospice or not. Friends of the bereaved also are welcome. For more information, call (859) 236-2425. ( in Nov. and Dec. the group meets the third thursday)
Weight Loss Support Group, Alum Springs — 5 p.m. Monday at Alum Springs Church of God.
Weight Watchers — 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Victory Christian Church, Lancaster. 5 p.m. Monday and noon Tuesday at Hampton Inn, Danville.
YWCA Support Group for Victims of Domestic Violence — 10:30 a.m. Mondays except holidays at 141 N. Third St., Danville. For more information, call Bluegrass Domestic Violence Program at (859) 326-6142 or Safe Connections at (859) 236-2293. Child care is available upon request.
American Legion Post 301 — 7 p.m. Tuesday at the post, Sons of the American Legion and men of the American Legion meet.
Li’l Cherubs Sale — 8:30 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday and 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday at Centenary United Metho-dist Church Christin Life Center, at the entrance of Millennium Park. Items will include fall and winter children’s clothing, girls junior clothing, maternity clothing, toys, books, children’s furniture and equipment. Proceeds will benefit children’s ministries. For more information, call Holly¿Christopher at (859) 583-7958. To volunteer email email@example.com. Also, find it on Facebook.