Danville writer to lead workshop
Danville writer Patsi Trollinger will lead “Humor in Writing,” a writing workshop, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. March 9 in Lexington. The event will be held at the Carnegie Center on Second Street.
Author of two books and numerous magazine articles, Trollinger will discuss styles of humor writing that range from folksy and sentimental to poignant and bittersweet. Participants will have the opportunity to workshop their own writing and to study outstanding examples of humor used in works including memoir, travel stories, science pieces and children's books.
Advance registration is required, and the cost is $35. For more information on other Saturday seminars or to register online, visit http://carnegiecenterlex.org or call (859) 254-4175.
World Day of Prayer
Church Women United of Danville and Harrodsburg will celebrate The World Day of Prayer 10-11 a.m. Friday at Harrodsburg Christian Church, 308 S. Main St. Fellowship time will begin at 9 a.m. Everyone is welcome.
Masonic Lodge breakfast
Danville’s Masonic Lodge will have a country breakfast 7-10 a.m. Saturday at the lodge hall at 400 N. Fourth St. The menu includes pork tenderloin, country ham, sausage, bacon, pancakes, eggs, potatoes, biscuits, gravy, coffee, orange juice and pastries.
Blue Grass Community Action Partnership will distribute commodities Friday at the Boyle County fairgrounds. Distribution for active clients will begin at 11 a.m. and waiting list clients will begin at 1 p.m. Proper identification is mandatory.
Mercer County Local Planning Committee Hearing — 5:30 p.m. at Mercer County Senior High School. The meeting will give an overview of what is happening regarding the closure of a school building.
Free college-planning book from KHEAA
FRANKFORT — Kentuckians planning for higher education will find “The College Circuit,” a booklet published by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, to be a useful resource.
It can be used by students ranging in age from middle school to adults. Parents and counselors can also use it to help their students plan and pay for college. The booklet includes information about careers, college preparation, state and federal financial aid programs and financial literacy.
Copies of “The College Circuit” are free. To request copies, email firstname.lastname@example.org or use the order form on www.kheaa.com.
To learn how to plan and prepare for higher education, go to www.gotocollege.ky.gov. For more information about Kentucky scholarships and grants, visit www.kheaa.com; write KHEAA, P.O. Box 798, Frankfort, KY 40602; or call (800) 928-8926, ext. 6-7372.