Shahl/Helm performing tonight
Dave Stahl, well-known keyboardist/vocalist, and saxaphonist Freddy Helm will be in concert at the St. John Baptist Church, St. John Road, at 6 p.m. tonight. The duo has been entertaining across the state for the past three years and has maintained a busy concert schedule.
Their music spans several decades, performing music from different genres including gospel and Christian contemporary. Stahl’s Floyd Cramer/Jerry Lee Lewis piano style is complimented by Helm’s Boots Randolph-style on the saxophone.
The public is invited to this admission-free concert. A love offering will be taken.
Lock 4 closing Monday
Kentucky River Lock 4 will close Monday because of rehabilitation to the lock. Depending on the project schedule and fall river conditions, Locks 3 and 4 may be reopened to the public by October. It is anticipated that both locks will operate on a regular schedule in 2013.
For updates or status of locks and dams, contact the Kentucky River Authority, 627 Wilkinson Blvd., 564-2866. Notification will be given when the locks reopen.
Council meeting Monday
The Franklin County Community Council will meet in the Community Room at the Paul Sawyier Public Library at noon Monday. This is a networking meeting with no speaker. Bring handouts, brochures and announcements for services or upcoming events.
The meeting is open to the public. Attendees are invited to bring a sack lunch if desired. For more information, contact Paula Rutledge at 223-1795 or Mimi Gosney at 875-8425.
‘Thornhill Days’ set for Saturday
“Thornhill Days,” an event for anyone who attended Thorn Hill School or lived in that community, is set for 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at the Franklin County Senior Activity Center. Lunch will be served. For more information, call Ann Disney at 848-0628.
Vacation Bible School calendar
Several Vacation Bible Schools begin tonight or Monday. To have a VBS listed here, send the information to Philip Case at firstname.lastname@example.org, drop it by the newspaper at 1216 Wilkinson Blvd., or mail it in.
>North Fork Baptist Church, 3660 Rocky Branch Road: Today through Thursday, 6:15-8:15 p.m., for children entering grades 3-8. Dinner each night from 5:30-6:15 p.m. Theme: “Babylon: Daniel’s Courage in Captivity.” On Thursday, the VBS will conclude with a short program and cookout for students, family and friends. For more information, call 695-1499.
nFarmdale Baptist, 5610 U.S. 127 South: Today through Thursday, 6:30-8:30 p.m. The theme is “Space Quest – John 14:6.”
>Truth Baptist Church, 340 Holmes St.: Today through Wednesday, 6-8 p.m., ages 4-12. Commencement will be Wednesday with a cookout for families. For more information or van pick up, call 682-4167.
>First Presbyterian Church, 416 W. Main St.: Today through Wednesday, 5:30-8 p.m., ages 3 through sixth grade, light supper served. For more, call the church office at 502-223-8577.
>North Benson Baptist Church, 4845 Devils Hollow Road: Today through Thursday, 6-8:30 p.m., ages 3 through fifth grade. Theme: Lifeway’s “Amazing Wonders.” For more information, call 875-4394. Limited van pick up is available.
>Evergreen Baptist Church, Evergreen Road at Cardwell Lane: Monday through Wednesday, 6-8 p.m. with a meal at 5:30 p.m. For more information, call 223-8364.
>North Frankfort Baptist Church, Owenton Road: Monday through Friday, 6-8 p.m. for ages 4-12. Theme: “Babylon: Daniel’s Courage in Captivity.” Snacks served each night. For more information, call 223-3518.
>Crestwood Baptist Church, 1006 E. Main St.: July 8-12, 6-8:30 p.m. Theme: “Backstage with the Bible.” For more information, call the church, 695-2088.
>First Christian Church, 316 Ann St.: July 9-13, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. for children entering first grade through eighth grade. Theme: “Seeking God Through Music.” For more information, call the church, 223-2346 or visit email@example.com. Download registration form from www.1stchristianfrankfort.org or register July 9.
>Bethel Baptist Church, 8200 Owenton Road: July 14, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Theme: “Bethel’s Water Wonderland.” Activities include lesson, crafts, music, water games, dunking booth, cookout and popsicles. Bring a towel and suitable clothing for outdoor/wet activities. Transportation available by calling 227-7278 or 352-4259.
Flyer Dance Camp signups
Make plans now to attend “Surf’s Up,” this year’s Flyer Dance Camp hosted by the Franklin County High School Dance Team from 8 a.m. to noon Monday through Thursday at Franklin County High School.
Rising kindergarten through eighth-graders are eligible to attend, and lunch is provided each day.
Members of the 2012-13 FCHS Dance Team will teach campers dance skills, techniques and routines.
The cost per camper is $60 for the week and $45 for each additional sibling. This fee will include a camp T-shirt.
The camp will feature a Spirit Day for campers Wednesday, and they will perform for family and friends in the FCHS auditorium Thursday at 11 a.m.
For more information or registration, contact FLYERDANCETEAM@gmail.com, firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
Historic grants available
The Franklin County Trust for Historic Preservation is accepting applications for grants to assist with historic preservation projects.
The applications are due to Martha Moore by July 1. The board will meet July 12 at 5 p.m. in the fifth-floor conference room at the Whitaker Bank on Main Street in Frankfort.
Please plan on attending the meeting if you apply for a grant. For more information, contact Martha Moore at 502-223-0803.
Pigeon Fork plans homecoming
WADDY – Pigeon Fork Baptist Church, Hickory Ridge Road, will celebrate homecoming today. Former pastor Charlie Boggan will bring the message at the 11 a.m. service. Following a potluck lunch, the Gary Polston Family will sing at 1:30 p.m.