May events at the Hemphill Senior Citizens Center:
May 9 we will be having a picnic at Fishpond Lake.
May 14 we will have a picnic at Letcher Manor in Whitesburg.
May 22 we will be attending and participating in the Senior Games. The Senior Games will be held at the Knott County Sportsplex.
May 29 will be the monthly potluck luncheon. Anyone 60 years of age or over is invited to come and bring a covered dish and enjoy.
Weekly: Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. we will be doing exercises to help combat arthritis.
Weekly: Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. we will be playing Bingo.
All seniors in the Hemphill and Boonefork area are encouraged to come to the Hemphill Center as the Boonefork Center is now closed. The Hemphill Center is open from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on weekdays. Lunch is served from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Hemphill Community Center announcements: Check out our Facebook page for announcements and pictures posted weekly, www.facebook.com/pages/ Hemphill-Community- Center.
Friday Nite Pickin’ schedule:
May 2, Friday Nite Pickin’ will once again feature Will Caudill and Rte. 7. It is always such a pleasure to have them with us. They play a wonderful mixture of fast and slow bluegrass tunes. They play original tunes as well as the old standards. They provide some of the finest listening and the finest dance music available anywhere. Come on out for a really great time. Support your local musicians!
May 9: The Country Troubadours, May 16: Cross Country Bluegrass, May 23: Dawson Creek, May 30: Sunrise Ridge. Aspiring singers and musicians who want to share their talents are invited to play during intermission on Friday nights. The target audience is bluegrass/country/ folk. Limit two songs per individual/group until all who wish to pick have had a turn. Rotation as time allows. You will always find a kind and receptive crowd. We have some veteran musicians playing in featured bands who played their first public appearance as novices on our stage. This is an opportunity to break the ice and get your feet wet, so to speak. Everyone is more than welcome to share their talents!
Family fun for all ages. Kids get in free when accompanied by an adult. Good food, good music, good fellowship.
A merry heart doeth good like a medicine: but a broken spirit drieth the bones.