Crab Orchard kindergarten registration starts Monday
CRAB ORCHARD — Crab Orchard Elementary School will have kindergarten registration from Monday through May 4.
Stop by the school to pick up the packet of information about enrolling a child for school. The following items will be required for a child to enter school in the fall: birth certificate, social security card, immunization, physical, dental exam and eye exam. For more information, call the school at (606) 355-2331.
Documentary screening at Boyle library Sunday
“The Last Mountain” will be shown 2 p.m. Sunday at the Boyle County Public Library as an observance of Earth Day by local members of Kentuckians for the Commonwealth.
The 95-minute documentary film is set in Appalachian West Virginia and treats America’s most spirited battle over the environment and the economy.
The showing is free and open to the public, and a discussion will follow.
History event coming up at library
The special event, “Kentucky's Native People: 10,000 Years of History” by Tressa Brown is scheduled for 7 p.m. Monday in the community room at the library.
Brown, who was born in Boyle County and lives in Mercer County, coordinates the Kentucky American Heritage Commission and the Kentucky Native American Heritage Commission.
She pursued an interest in American Indian material culture to graduate from Transylvania University with a double major in anthropology and biology. She earned a master’s in cultural anthropology/museum studies at Arizona State University. She was a museum curator at the Salato Wildlife Education Center for the Kentucky Department of Fish & Wildlife Resources prior to joining the Heritage Council.
The event is free and open to the public. An interpreter for the deaf can be provided with 48-hours advance notice by calling the library at (859) 238-7323 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
The event is sponsored by the Friends of the Boyle County Public Library.
Free health fair offered
Boyle County Cooperative Extension Service will hold a health fair 8 a.m.-noon Saturday at 99 Corporate Dr. in Danville. The sponsored event is free to the public but appointments must be scheduled by calling (859) 236-4484.