Whitesburg KY

Community calendar . . .

March 30 — A free workshop on the care of chickens will take place at 5:30 p.m. at Pine Mountain Settlement School through Grow Appalachia. For more information, call (606) 558- 3571. Register online at www.pinemountainsettlementschool.com.

. March 30 — A free healthy baby workshop will be held at noon at the Letcher County Extension Office in Whitesburg. All women attending will receive free baby items. Lunch will be provided. Pregnant women in Letcher and surrounding counties up to two months postpartum are invited to attend. No registration required. For more information, call Phillis Combs at (606) 436- 5761 ext. 5008.

. April 1 — The Benny Jones Band will play at the Country Cabin in Norton, Va., from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults and $1 for children 2 to 11 years old. For more information, call 276-679-3541.

. April 2-9 — A revival will be held at the Pine Creek Free Pentecostal Church. The speakers will be Gary Fields, Sunday, 6 p.m.; Steve Peake, Monday, 7 p.m.; Jeff Slone, Tuesday, 7 p.m.; James “Tweet” Johnson, Wednesday, 7 p.m.; Glennis Morris, Thursday, 7 p.m.; Buddy Turner, Friday, 7 p.m.; Danny Mullins, Saturday, 7 p.m.; special guest, Sunday, 11 a.m.

. April 4 — The Kentucky River District Board of Health will meet at 6:30

p.m. The meeting will take place at Ponderosa in Hazard.

. April 4 — Classical pianist Lynne Mackey will appear in a concert presented by Pro-Art Association and the University of Virginia’s College at Wise at 7:30 p.m. in the UVa-Wise Chapel of All Faiths. Mackey is director of the Virginia Baroque Performance Academy, part of the Shenandoah Valley Bach Festival. Admission is free. UVa-Wise students receive cultural credit for attending. For more information or assistance for persons with special needs, call 276- 376-4520.

. April 8 — The Carcassonne Square Dance will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Sunrise Ridge will perform.

. April 13 — Pine Mountain Settlement School will host a gathering at The Park, 1229 S. Shelby Street in Louisville, from 5 to 7 p.m. for beverages, goodies from Pine Mountain, and the opportunity to connect and bridge Louisville and Eastern Kentucky. For more information, call (606) 558- 3571.

. April 13 — The Letcher County Cooperative Extension Service will hold a workshop on scams and how you can protect yourself and your family. The workshop will be held at noon at the Extension office in Whitesburg. Lunch will be provided at 11:30 a.m. Those planning to attend the lunch should call (606) 633 2362.

. April 21– 23 — Pine Mountain Settlement School will host its annual Wildflower Weekend. During this program, folks of all ages will participate in guided hikes along forested trails, eat farm-fresh meals, and enjoy the beauty and relaxation of this environment. For more information, call (606) 558-3571.

. April 29 — Pine Mountain Settlement School will hold its annual Spring Gala on. Enjoy great food, live music, and a silent auction of unique and authentic crafts. For more information, call (606) 558-3571.

. April 30–May 5 — Legendary preservationist Bob Yapp and historical preservation expert Patrick Kennedy will be present for a five-day, hands-on learning experience on the campus of Pine Mountain Settlement School. For more information, call (606) 558- 3571.

. May 5-8 — Black Mountain Wildflower Weekend, sponsored by Pine Mountain Settlement School, will take place on the highest point in Kentucky, Black Mountain. The mountain is home to many rare species of wildflowers including painted trillium, rosy twisted stalk, purple fringed orchid, and Kentucky’s largest population of Turk’s cap lily. For more information, call (606) 558-3571.

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