Of local interest

Special to the State Journal Published:

Wildflower Walk is today

The second of Cove Spring Park’s Spring Wildflower Walks is TODAY, 2-3:30 p.m. A local naturalist guides the hike. Participants should wear sturdy hiking shoes/boots, dress for the weather and bring along a water bottle (optional). A camera is handy to bring along, also.

Meet at Cove’s Main Park, in the parking lot near the shelter. The park is located on U.S. 127, just north of US 421/Thornhill Bypass. For more information, contact Andrew at 502-803-0764.

Additional walks will take place every Sunday through April 22, with the exception of Easter Sunday.

Free line dancing classes in April

Free beginning line dancing classes will be offered from 1-2 p.m. each Thursday during April at the Senior Citizens Center. Then in May, classes will be offered for $3/session. Walk-ins are welcome.

Pet first aid class set for LI.F.E. House

L.I.F.E House for Animals, Inc. is hosting an Introduction to Pet First Aid from 1-3 p.m. Saturday, April 14. The session will include demonstrations of pet CPR, how to handle emergency situations and how to assemble a first aid kit. Door prizes and take home handouts will be given to registrants.

Registration is $10 and supply donations are requested; register before April 11. Attendees must be 12 years old or older. Contact L.I.F.E House, 14 Fido Court, 875-3436 email contactus@lifehouseforanimals.org.

Pancake breakfast set

Tomorrow’s Children and the United Methodist Men are holding an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast from 8-11 a.m. Saturday, April 14 at the church, 211 Washington St. Breakfast is served in the Asbury Hall of the Wesley Center. The cost is $4 at the door for adults ($3.50 if purchased in advance from the UMMen or church office) and $2 for children 12 and under.

Individuals registered for the Tomorrow’s Children event on April 14 have a ticket to the breakfast provided to them. Net proceeds to be donated to charitable causes.

‘Play On!’ coming to Shelby Theatre

SHELBYVILLE – Shelby County Community Theatre presents Play On!, written by Rick Abbot and directed by Iverson Warinner at the theater, 801 Main St., Shelbyville. Performance dates are April 13, 14, 20 and 21 at 7:30 p.m., and April 15 and 22 at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 adults, $12 seniors, $10 students. For reservations, call 502-633-0242.

CASA planning benefit auction

The Franklin County Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) announces the “Bids for Kids” auction to benefit CASA’s volunteer programs. Franklin County CASA, Inc. (www.franklin-andersoncountycasa.org) is a private, non-profit organization providing trained volunteers to serve as personal, unbiased advocates for abused and neglected children involved in Family Court. 

On April 19 from 5-8 p.m., the Bistro 241, located at 241 West Main Street, will host a special evening in support of CASA. Donated artwork will be sold at auction, while guests relax in the casual atmosphere of Frankfort’s answer to the New American Bistro. Hors d’oeuvres are provided with a cash bar.

Works for sale include framed and unframed landscapes, prints, watercolors, cityscapes, abstracts and more. Stay for dinner with a portion of all restaurant sales supporting CASA.

For additional information or to donate artwork contact Rene’ F. True, auctioneer and CASA Volunteer at (859) 312-6398 or rftrue@yahoo.com.

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