Each year, poison centers across the United States receive more than 1 million calls about children being accidentally poisoned. Nine out of ten of the poisonings occur in the home. Many of the potential culprits for accidental poisonings are chemicals and cleaners used in our homes.
May is National Historic Preservation Month and the Kentucky Heritage Council wants to know, where is your favorite Old Kentucky Home? Show us by entering KHC’s “This is MY Old Kentucky Home” Facebook photo contest for a chance to win an all-expense paid weekend in Bardstown, site of Federal Hill, the house said to have inspired Stephen Foster to write our state song, “My Old Kentucky Home.”
Over the course of the last few months, as I have featured various books and concepts for you to consider, it is with the idea that there are resources in your local library that you may have overlooked.
B.R. Young Masonic Lodge #132 will hold a breakfast fundraiser 8-10 a.m. May 3 at the lodge on Lincoln Square. Cost is $5, all-you-can-eat. Proceeds benefit the building fund. For more information, call 270-234-4223.
Sunrise Manor Nursing Home will host an observance of the National Day of Prayer at 1:30 p.m. May 1.
Women’s health seminar at HMH
Hardin Memorial Hospital, 913 North Dixie Ave., Elizabethtown, will host a women’s health seminar 5:30-7 p.m. May 1. A Light dinner will be served. There is no charge for this event, however registration is required at HMH.net or by calling 270-706-1247.
The Central Kentucky Art Guild will hold an oil and acrylic painting workshop 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. May 24 at the Central Kentucky Art Guild Studio, 790 No. Dixie, Suite 900, Elizabethtown. Theresa Shelton, CKAG member and award-winning professional oil painter, will use a paint-along-with-me technique to enable all attendees, no matter their level of expertise, to achieve a lovely still life painting.