Of local interest


Coffman speaking to
Civil War Roundtable

Edward Coffman, Ph.D., will speak at a meeting of the Frankfort Civil War Roundtable on the topic, “Thomas Hines, Confederate Spy and Special Operations Officer” at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the Paul Sawyier Library, 319 Wapping St. The presentation is free and open to the public. For more information contact Charles Bogart at 502-227-2436.

Garden club council
plans ‘meet and greet’

The Franklin County Council of Garden Clubs will host a “Meet & Greet” event from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday in the Community Room of the Paul Sawyier Public Library.
The event is to celebrate National Garden Club Week and will be an opportunity to meet Adam Leonberger, the new Franklin County Extension horticulture agent, view educational exhibits and participate in a hands-on youth activity. Refreshments will be served.

Grand’s film series begins Friday
The Grand Theatre’s Classic Film Series begins at 7:30 p.m. Friday, with the romantic comedy “When Harry Met Sally.”
Throughout the summer, seven movies will be shown, selected from a survey conducted by the Grand. A season ticket covering admission to all seven movies costs $30, a savings of nearly 30 percent over the individual ticket price of $6.
The remaining movies in the series are: “Pulp Fiction,” June 20; “Blazing Saddles,” July 4; “O Brother, Where Art Thou,” July 11; “Four Weddings and a Funeral,” July 25; “Fast Times at Ridgemont High,” Aug. 8; and “Animal House,” Aug. 22.
Season tickets are available at the Grand Theatre ticket office, 312 W. Main St., weekdays between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. or by calling 502-352-7469. Individual tickets for “When Harry Met Sally” will be available beginning Monday. The same schedule will hold true for the remaining movies, with tickets being sold starting the Monday prior to the showing. Tickets will also be sold at the door.

Civil War event set for Ft. Hill
“Civil War Sesquicentennial, The Confederate Assault on Frankfort” is from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday at Leslie Morris Park on Fort Hill, 400 Clifton Ave.
Admission is free and the event includes guided tours, living history camp, artillery salute, talks about the Civil War in Frankfort and more. For more information call 502-696-0607 or visit www.frankfortparksandrec.com

Band festival this week in Danville
DANVILLE — The 25th Great American Band Festival is Thursday through next Sunday. Nearly all events of this salute to brass band music are free and open to the public. For a complete schedule visit www.gabbf.org.

Pioneer Playhouse
set to open season

DANVILLE — Pioneer Playhouse opens its 2014 season Friday with “Whodunnit, Darling?” The play continues through June 21. For complete information about the season and/or to reserve tickets, visit pioneerplayhouse.com or call 866-597-5297 or 859-236-2747.

Shrine Club plans
pancake breakfast

The Capital City Shrine Club will host a pancake breakfast from 7-10 a.m. Saturday at VFW Post 4075, 104 E. Second St. The cost is $5 for all-you-can-eat sausage, eggs, pancakes, biscuits and gravy, orange juice, coffee and milk. All proceeds will benefit Shrine Club operations.

‘Steel Magnolias’ opens Friday
SHELBYVILLE — Tickets are on sale now for Shelby County Community Theatre’s production of “Steel Magnolias,” by Robert Harling. Performances are June 6-7, 13-14 at 7:30 p.m., and June 8 and 15 at 2:30 p.m. All performances are at the theatre, 801 Main St.
Tickets are $15 for adults, $12 for seniors, and $10 for students. Tickets to the opening night dinner June 6 are an additional $20 each. For reservations, call 502-633-0242. Rick Reinle directs the play.

‘Living in History’
June 14

The Garden Club of Frankfort and the Frankfort/Franklin County Tourism Commission are sponsoring the eighth annual Living in History Home and Garden Tour June 14 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Also included in the day’s events are a luncheon and boutique and antique appraisal fair at the Frankfort Country Club, 101 Duntreath. The luncheon is from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and the boutique and antique appraisal from 10-3.
The proceeds from these three events go to help fund Frankfort beautification projects such as the Wilkinson Boulevard median improvements and the Frankfort Cemetery Chapel.
Tickets for the tour of homes and gardens are $15 and the lunch is $15. They are available at any of the homes, the Country Club, or at the Frankfort Tourism Center, 100 Capital Ave.

VFW Auxiliary sets Saturday yard sale
The Ladies Auxiliary VFW 4075 will have a yard sale beginning at 8 a.m. Saturday in the parking lot of the Board of Tourism, 100 Capital Ave. The event will include a bake sale and all proceeds from the yard and bake sale will be given for cancer research.
In case of rain the event will be cancelled. For more information call Margaret Logan at 502-229-1762.

Club meetings

Capital City Toastmasters Club, noon-1 p.m., lower level of John Watts Building, 330 West Broadway. For more information or to join, contact Jeff Barr, 502-777-9555.
Silent Workers Circle of The King’s Daughter, noon luncheon at Frankfort Regional Medical Center.
Frankfort Optimist Club, noon, Office Pub and Deli. Program: Debbie Bell of the Franklin County Health Department will talk about the “Longest Day of Play.”
Frankfort Rotary Club, 11:45 a.m., Capital Plaza Hotel.

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