The Carrollton Lions Club is asking the community for help in its local Eyeglass Fundraiser charity. All money raised stays in the Carrollton community and benefits the Eyeglass Program, which provides eye care, eyeglasses and eye treatments to those in need in the community.
The Carrollton Lions Club is hosting a new magic and variety show Saturday, Sept. 27, featuring one of Kentucky’s finest illusionists, Dinky Gowen. The event will begin at 7 p.m. at the Carroll County Middle School. Tickets are $8 in advance or $10 at the door. Children five and under are free.
The Carroll County Fair Board will host The Carson & Barnes Circus Friday, Oct. 3, at the fairgrounds. Performances are schedules for 4:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
The World’s Biggest Big Top Show includes two hours of fun, excitement and pageantry for children of all ages. See elephants, horses, ponies and dogs perform amazing tricks in the center ring. Be amazed and thrilled by the extraordinary artists from around the world as they entertain the audience with their death defying feats and exquisite artistry.
Carroll County Retired Teachers Association hosted a luncheon/meeting Sept.19, at Pat’s Place to honor two new retirees, Jan Eldridge and Carol Teach. The luncheon was prepared by Donna Parish and was enjoyed by 18 members.
President Cassandra McBurney called the meeting to order. The minutes of the May meeting were read by Secretary Velma Hunt and approved as read. The treasurer’s report was given and approved. The treasurer told the group that the local chapter would be receiving money from the 5th District for the scholarship fund.
Community Coordinated Child Care (4-C) announces participation of Family Day Care Homes in the U.S. Department of Agriculture Child and Adult Care Food Program administered by the Kentucky Department of Education. Meals will be served at no separate charge to enrolled participants at the center and are provided without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability. For reduced income eligibility guidelines or more information call Becky Lewis, Family Child Care Department Manager, (502) 618-5677.
Friday, Sept. 19: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Play & Learn Fridays, preschool aged children, explore new pre-school readiness center, adult helper must be present, 11 a.m.; infinity link bracelet, 3:30 p.m.