HOSPITAL TO HOST KID'S SAFETY DAY
Frankfort Regional Medical Center will host a “Kid’s Safety Day” on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the back parking lot of the hospital.
The event is free to the public, and all children in attendance will receive a free bike safety helmet.
The Charlie’s Challenge bike safety course will be available for kids to ride through and is named in memory of Charlie Semones, a 6-year-old who died in April after being struck by a car while riding his bike.
Other activities and events include a bike raffle, child ID kits, child safety seat checks, pool safety, information on poison control, information on heat and sun exposure, information on bites and stings, a helicopter, a fire truck and a police car with a K9 dog.
WINE TASTING BENEFITING COUNCIL ON FAMILY ABUSE FRIDAY
Capital Cellars is hosting a complimentary wine tasting to support the Franklin County Council on Family Abuse 4:30-7:30 p.m. Friday.
The event will have a blue theme in anticipation of the Capital City Blues & River Festival, scheduled for Aug. 11.
Proceeds and tips from the wine tasting will support the council, which serves the needs of domestic violence and raises awareness of domestic violence and elder and child abuse in the community. Tickets for the blues festival will be available at the tasting for $20.
RED CROSS, VETERANS OUTREACH PROGRAMS AT SENIOR CENTER
The Senior Activity Center, 202 Medical Heights Drive, will host a Red Cross disaster preparedness program, presented by Debbie Wilson, Thursday at 10:30 a.m. The center will also hold a veterans outreach program by Nathan Church Monday at 10:30 a.m. There is no charge for either presentation.
A hot, nutritious lunch is served daily at the center to seniors age 60 and older on a donation basis. A variety of opportunities, services and assistance are available for seniors through the center.
SENIOR CENTER NEEDS CRAFT CENTER VOLUNTEER
The Senior Activity Center is seeking a volunteer to help in the Nancy Wilson Craft Center, located inside the center.
The craft center accepts donations, which are used to make arts and crafts for projects and fundraisers, and help is needed sorting and organizing the donations and to help plan projects. Many other volunteer opportunities are also available at the Senior Activity Center.
For more information or to offer help, call Dianna Rogers at 502-223-5794.