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Santa enjoyed breakfast at Hemphill Community Center

Hemphill

The Acoustic Throwdown was a great success. Thanks, Boyd Davis, for your hard work on all levels. Boyd was the mastermind behind the event. Spectators and participants enjoyed themselves. Thanks to all who showed up to pick and sing. It was delightful and we are so thankful for each of you!

The breakfast with Santa was an absolute blast. Santa flew in special to hang out awhile with us. He is a dancing, singing, jolly ole elf. Check him out on the Black Sheep Facebook page and you will see for yourself. We love you, Santa!!! You are the best.

We are taking Christmas special orders. The schoolhouse rolls are the bomb. If you have a special hard-to-find favorite you can order it from us. Gingerbread is a specialty of ours. We make both gingerbread people and gingerbread in biscuit form. A Black Sheep pie is also a wonderful thing to taste and look at. Call (971)867-4337. We will be open Christmas morning till noon. Only the best for you as always.

There is a rumor that there is no longer music at Hemphill Community Center on Friday nights. There is indeed music each Friday night. Some of the very best pick for us each week. Come see for yourself on Friday at 7 p.m. Support your local musicians. This week the featured artist is Kylie Hall.

Urgent: New Business hours. We have changed things around some to fit demand and to help, as always, to sustain our efforts at Hemphill Community Center. Our new hours are as follows:

Wednesday Closed

Thursday 4:30-9 p.m. Bread and sweets.

Friday 4:30-9 p.m. Pizza, breads, and sweets. Live music 7-9 p.m.

Saturday 8 a.m. -12 p.m. Coffee, breads, and sweets.

Watch the Black Sheep Facebook page for new offerings and products. We have new Black Sheep t-shirts and aprons for sale. They would make great Christmas gifts. The slogan on the back of the shirt says “Wood fired hearth and soul”. T-shirts are $20 for S-2LX and $22 for 3XL. Two pocket aprons are $18.

Friday Nite Supper Club: Featured musicians play two 45-minute sets starting at 7 p.m. and ending at 9 p.m. and play a variety of genres. Aspiring musicians and veteran musicians are always welcome to show up and perform. There is a 30-minute break between sets and open mic players are always welcome to fill that time frame. It’s fun to play or listen. There is no cover charge so it’s a laid-back, easy crowd to play for. Come join us in supporting local live music by local singer/picker/songwriters while dining on good Black Sheep Brick Oven Bakery foods. We have some really great acts lined up through the end of the year. Dancing and singing along is encouraged.

We decided to place our unsold bread outside in coolers on Saturdays at noon for folks to take. It will be left on the outside stage until a more suitable arrangement can be made to dispense it. This preservative-free bread is delicious. We hope folks come and take it on Saturdays. It will keep almost a week at room temperature. It will feed the belly and feed the soul. If you are hungry show up early so you can get a loaf. We want you to have first pick.

Very Important Note: John Ng’s Four Seasons Martial Arts will be meeting henceforth till further notice on Sunday evenings at 5 p.m. Master Frank Sexton, instructor.

Narcotics Anonymous (NA) meetings are being held at Hemphill Community Center. We are proud to host these meeting for those on the recovery road. Meetings will be held Wednesday at 6 p.m. and Sundays at 6 p.m. weekly. All are welcome.

The Digging Up Roots Ancestry Forum is meeting on Thursday from 6:30-8 p.m. The next meeting will be Dec. 19. Participants are really enjoying themselves. You are invited to bring a laptop or tablet, and paper and pen. This is a free bimonthly workshop offered courtesy of Jo Ann Hall Osborne. For more information, call (606)855-4463.

You have an open invitation to come and hang out with us at the Center when you can. We have Wi-Fi now so kids and adults are better satisfied not being cut off from their electronic devices. We, also have a playground and a walking track so bring the whole family for a visit. Regardless of differences in education, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, race, or perceived differences, all are welcome and will be treated with justice and friendship. It’s a hate-free zone and you are invited!! Come and linger among friends!!!

Weekly Quote: Any time you sincerely want to make a change, the first thing you must do is to raise your standards. -Anthony Robbins

Schedule of Events:

Dec. 11: Bakery closed. NA Meeting 6 p.m.

Dec. 12: Bakery open 4:30-9 p.m.

Dec. 13: Bakery open 4:30- 9 p.m. & Friday Nite Pickin’ Supper Club 7 p.m.

Dec. 14: Bakery Open 8 a.m.- 12 p.m.

Dec. 15: John Ng’s Four Seasons Martial Arts 5 p.m. & NA Meeting 6 p.m.

Dec. 17: Senior Fellowship 10 a.m., Diabetes Followup

Survey with participating folks

Dec. 18: Bakery closed

Dec. 19: Bakery open 4:30-9 p.m., Digging Up Roots Ancestry Forum

Dec. 20: Bakery open 4:30- 9 p.m. & Friday Nite Pickin’ Supper Club 7 p.m.

Dec. 21: Bakery open 8 a.m.-12 p.m.

Dec. 22: Christmas Caroling 2 p.m., John Ng’s Four Seasons Martial Arts 5 p.m. & NA Meeting 6 p.m.

Dec. 24: Senior Fellowship 10 a.m.

Dec. 25: Bakery open 8 a.m. -12 p.m. noon Christmas Day, NA Meeting 6 p.m.

Dec. 26: Bakery open 4:30-9 p.m.

Dec. 27: Bakery open 4:30- 9 p.m. & Friday Nite Pickin’ Supper Club 7 p.m.

Dec. 28: Bakery Open 8 a.m.- 12 p.m.

Dec. 29: John Ng’s Four Seasons Martial Arts 5 p.m. & NA Meeting 6 p.m.

Dec. 31: Senior Fellowship

Jan. 1: Bakery closed. NA Meeting 6 p.m.

Jan. 2: Bakery open 4:30- 9: p.m.

Jan. 3: Bakery open 4:30- 9 p.m. & Friday Nite Pickin’ Supper Club 7 p.m.

Jan. 4: Bakery Open 8 a.m.- 12 p.m.

Jan. 5: John Ng’s Four Seasons Martial Arts 5 p.m. & NA Meeting 6 p.m.

Jan. 7: Senior Fellowship 10 a.m.

Jan. 8: Bakery closed. NA Meeting 6 p.m.

Jan. 9: Bakery open 4:30- 9: p.m.

Jan. 10: Bakery open 4:30- 9 p.m. & Friday Nite Pickin’ Supper Club 7 p.m.

Jan. 11: Bakery Open 8 a.m.- 12 p.m.

Jan. 12: John Ng’s Four Seasons Martial Arts 5 p.m. & NA Meeting 6 p.m.

Friday Nite Pickin’: Open mic at intermission. Family friendly environment.

Inclement weather policy: Watch for cancellations on Facebook two hours before scheduled events.

Hemphill Community Center/ Black Sheep Brick Oven Bakery 2514 Hwy 317 Jackhorn, KY 41825

A merry heart makes a good medicine but a broken spirit dries up the bones. Proverbs 17:22

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