This week's Community Calendar

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The Community Calendar is published in the Sunday Spectrum section with portions picked up in the Thursday edition. The deadline for publication in the Sunday edition is 10 a.m. on Thursday, and for publication in the Thursday edition, 10 a.m. on Wednesday.

MONDAY, MARCH 27

Capital Sunrise Rotary Club, 6:45 a.m., Frankfort Regional Medical Center Multipurpose Room.

Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Capital No. 6, 7:30 p.m.

Capital City Toastmasters, noon-1 p.m., (except on national/state holidays), Gabriels Restaurant in the Holiday Inn Capital Plaza. The organizations goal is to help members improve their public speaking, presentation, and leadership skills. Membership is open to anyone, and visitors are always welcome. For more information, call Bill Miller (223-0512).

NAMI of Frankfort, a family support group for mental illness, 7 p.m., Memorial Baptist Church, 130 Holmes St. For more information, call 352-6962 or 223-3034.

Lupus Support Group, 7-8:30 p.m., in the Home Health Building at the Franklin County Health Department, East Main St.

Hospice of the Bluegrass, daytime monthly grief support group, 2:30-4 p.m., Hospice of the Bluegrass, 208 Steele St. Participants may talk about their loss and share concerns in a supportive and confidential setting. For more information, call Peggy J. Williams at 223-1744.

TUESDAY, MARCH 28

Weight Watchers, Thornhill Baptist Church, 1142 Holmes St. TIMES: 12:30, 4 and 5:30 p.m. (Please arrive 30 minutes early for registration and weigh in).

Frankfort Optimist Club, noon, Office Pub and Deli. Program: Becky Benassi, Frankfort Regional Hospital. Bernie

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), 3:30 p.m., Memorial Baptist Church, 130 Holmes St., basement. For more information, call 227-2596.

Sunshine Center: Parents of Teens Support Group, 5:15 p.m. ongoing.

East Frankfort Kiwanis Club, 6 p.m., Backstreet Diner (formerly Marshalls).

Capital City Chorale, 7 p.m., First Baptist Church, St. Clair Street.

Capital City Garden Club, 11 a.m., annual luncheon, Johnny Carinos. Program: Wildflower slide presentation by Don and Ann Howard.

Central Kentucky Homemakers Quilt Guild, 7 p.m., Franklin County Extension Office, 101 Lakeview Ct. Public invited.

Frankfort Lions Club, 6 p.m., Office Pub and Deli meeting room.

Frankfort Civitan Club, 6:30 p.m., Shoneys.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 29

Frankfort Rotary Club, 11:45, Holiday Inn Capital Plaza.

THURSDAY, MARCH 30

Weight Watchers, Womans Club Building, 200 Washington St., 7:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. (Please arrive 30 minutes early for registration and weigh in).

Frankfort Downtown Kiwanis Club, noon, Holiday Inn Capital Plaza.

Republican Womens Club, 5 p.m., Republican Headquarters, 105 W. Third St. For more information, call 695-4472.

FRIDAY, MARCH 31

Overeaters Anonymous brown bag meeting, 11:45-12:45, in library at Church of the Ascension, 311 Washington St. For more information call Ellen at (502) 514-1541.

SATURDAY, APRIL 1

St. Vincent de Paul Clothing Room, 10 a.m.-noon, Good Shepherd building basement on Madison Street Alley, 310 Wapping St.

SENIOR CITIZENS

(At Center)

(Unless Otherwise Noted)

Phone: 223-5794

Monday Coffee/donuts, 8 a.m.; adult day care, 8:30; beach ball, 9:30; lunch, 11:30; basic computer, noon; intermediate line dancing, 1 p.m.; advanced computer, 2; advanced line dancing, 2

Tuesday Coffee/donuts, 8 a.m.; adult day care, 8:30; Twinges in the Hinges, 9; arthritis exercise, 9:30; music jam, 9:30; massage with Michilette, 10; knitting class, 10; lunch, 11:30; KSU art, 12:30

Wednesday Coffee/donuts, 8 a.m.; adult day care, 8:30; beach ball exercise, 9:30; music with Rev. Wade M. Hughes and Crew, 10; lunch, 11:30; basic computer, noon; Bible study, 12:30; advanced computer, 2 p.m.

Thursday Coffee/donuts, 8 a.m.; adult day care, 8:30; Twinges in the Hinges, 9; arthritis exercise, 9:30; trip to History Center, 9:45; benefits counseling, 10; KSU health class, 10; crochet tote bags, 10; lunch, 11:30; woodcarving, 12:30; beginning line dancing, 1

Friday Coffee/donuts, 8 a.m.; adult day care, 8:30; Tai Chi, 9:30; play hand and foot, 10; hand bell exercise, 10:30; lunch, 11:30; KSU Spanish class, 12:30

ALCOHOLICS

ANONYMOUS

TODAY: Breakfast at Brandos, Georgetown Road, Forks of Elkhorn, 9 a.m., speaker meeting, non-smoking; Frankfort Group, 224 Clinton St, 11 a.m. and 8 p.m. Big Book meeting, both open discussion; Chips Group, 111 Bridge St.: 6:30 p.m.

Monday: Frankfort Group: 224 Clinton St., 11:30 a.m. and 8 p.m., both open discussion; Westside Group, 7 p.m., Frankfort Regional Medical Center, multi-purpose room, open discussion meeting, non-smoking; Chips Group, 111 Bridge St.: noon, closed discussion; open discussion, 6:30 p.m., old fashioned lead

Tuesday: Frankfort Group, 224 Clinton St.: 11:30 a.m., non-smoking; 8 p.m., both open discussion; Chips Group, 111 Bridge St.: 6:30 p.m., open discussion, non-smoking; 8 p.m., open discussion, beginners

Wednesday: Frankfort Group, 224 Clinton St.: open discussion, 11:30 a.m., 8 p.m.; The Little Meeting, St. Pauls United Methodist Church, 1800 Louisville Rd., 7 p.m., open discussion, non-smoking; Chips Group, 111 Bridge St.: 6:30, open discussion

Thursday: Frankfort Group, 224 Clinton St.: open discussion, 11:30 a.m., non-smoking; 8 p.m. open discussion; Chips Group, 111 Bridge St.: noon, closed discussion; 6:30 p.m., open Big Book study; 8 p.m., 12 and 12 study

Friday: Frankfort Group, 224 Clinton St.: Open discussion, 11:30 a.m.; open speaker meeting, 8 p.m. Chips Group, 111 Bridge St.: 6:30 p.m., open discussion, non-smoking; 8, open discussion

Saturday: Late OClock Group, Memorial Baptist Church, 130 Holmes St., 8:15 a.m., non-smoking; Frankfort Group, 224 Clinton St., open 12-step meeting, 11 a.m.; open discussion, 8 p.m. Chips Group: 111 Bridge St.: 8, open speaker, first and last Saturday of the month is non-smoking.

Al-Anon

TODAY: 11 a.m., 4 p.m., 8 p.m.; closed discussion, 11 a.m.; open discussion, 4 p.m.; Open Book, 8 p.m.

Monday: 6:30 p.m., 111 1/2 Bridge St.;

Tuesday: 224 Clinton St., 8 p.m.; open discussion, 11:30 a.m., 6 p.m. (non-smoking session) and 8 p.m.; 7 p.m., North Frankfort Baptist Church. Children welcome; noon, First Christian Church, 316 Ann St. First floor prayer room.

Wednesday: 6:30 p.m., 111 Bridge St.

Friday: 6:30 p.m., 111 Bridge St.; 8 p.m., 224 Clinton St., open discussion

FRANKLIN COUNTY

HEALTH DEPARTMENT

100 Glenns Creek Rd.

Phone: 564-7647

NOTE: All services at the Health Department are available by appointment. Walk-ins are accepted as scheduling allows. Services are provided on a sliding fee scale according to income; some services have a small flat fee. Services include, but are not limited to:

Family planning services: Abstinence-based counseling and birth control available.

Prenatal services: Counseling for healthy pregnancy, no income restrictions; referral for income-eligible patients and Presumptive Eligibility Certification for Medical Assistance.

Well-child exams: Regular check-ups for children up to age 21.

W.I.C. Program: Nutrition counseling and food vouchers for pregnant women and children to age five.

Sudden Infant Death and child fatality: Counseling for families.

H.A.N.D.S. Voluntary home visitation for first-time parents. Parenting skills, training and information provided.

Immunizations: Childhood and adult

Cancer screening services: Pap smear-screening for cervical cancer targeting women over 55. Referrals for mammograms with financial assistance if eligible. Breast and cervical cancer treatment if eligible.

Sexually transmitted diseases: Confidential testing and treatment.

HIV/AIDS: Confidential and anonymous HIV testing and counseling.

Cardiovascular disease: Blood pressure and cholesterol screening and education.

Diabetes: Blood sugar testing and monitoring, counseling.

Community Education

Community education programs to increase and support healthy lifestyles. For more information call 564-5559.

Programs included:

Monthly educational programs for fifth grade students; monthly educational, cooking and support meetings for diabetics; tobacco use and prevention education programs; environmental smoke education; smoking cessation programs: Cooper/Clayton, Fresh Start, and individual counseling.

Others programs include: Womens and mens health days cancer, diabetes and health screenings; diabetes carnival for children, tell a friend mammography, why I am tempted, safe-sitter training, healthy start in child care monthly educational and training programs for childcare providers.

Environmental

Call 564-7382 regarding the following services: Restaurant inspections and educational programs, nuisance investigations, animal bite control, waste water control, safe water supply.

Home Health Agency

Call 564-7383 for information on this program, which provides in-home care for clients who are home bound and under a physicians care. Services include: skilled nursing care, therapy, medical social worker, personal care.

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