— A free meal is provided by Manna Ministries each Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The meal is a restaurant-quality meal served at 303 W. Maple St. in the community center of Nicholasville United Methodist Church. The meal is open to the public for anyone in need. Takeout meals are available after 12:30 p.m. Volunteers are always welcome and can contact the office at 859-885-4481.
— There will be a gospel jubilee event Sept. 1 at 11 a.m. at City-County Park’s Blue Building. The event will feature New Journey The Kentucky Girls, Proof of Grace, Covered by the Blood, Trinity Heirs, Gloryland Ministries, Cross Country and more. For more information, call 859-885-0717 or 859-948-5622.
— The Jessamine County High School Class of 1962 will host its 50-year reunion Sept. 1 with a dinner at 4 p.m. and a picnic Sept. 2 at 1 p.m. The activities will be held at the Three M Farm House, also known as the Moynahan/Coleman Farm House, located at 2012 Sulphur Well Road. The house will be open early in the morning on both days for classmates to come and go. Refreshments will be provided. Dress casual for comfort. For more information, call Loraine King at 859-885-3215.
— New Haven Chapel will host a gospel singing Sept. 1 at 6 p.m. The church is located at 104 Southview Drive in Nicholasville. The public is invited. For more information, call 859-885-6691.
— Saint Athanasius Orthodox Church, located at 926 S. Main St., offers free bread to families and individuals in need in the Nicholasville area. Saint Athanasius distributes this bread, supplied by Panera Bread, every Sunday from 1-2 p.m. on the porch of the South Main Street location.
— The Jessamine County Senior Center is open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and welcomes people 60 years of age and older. The center has a fully equipped exercise room and a thrift shop. The seniors meet every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Activities are from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Bus service and a hot lunch are available on a donation basis. For more information, call 859-885-9102.
— The TOPS (Taking Off Pounds Sensibly) weight-loss support group meets from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Creekside Senior Apartments, 407 N. 2nd St. in Nicholasville. For cost and more information, contact Donald Wither at 859-312-7455.
— The Jessamine County Senior Center will host the Body Recall fitness program — a 10-week session — on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10-11 a.m. The center is located at 111 Hoover Drive. For more information, call 859-885-9102.
— The Nicholasville Farmers Market is now open every Wednesday until the end of September. Fresh produce and baked goods will be available each Wednesday starting at 9:30 a.m. The market will be located at the Jessamine County Senior Citizens Center, located at 111 Hoover Drive.
— There will be a country, gospel and bluegrass pickers open-mic session from 6-10 p.m. at the City-County Park Blue Building every second and fourth Wednesday starting Sept. 12. The event will go through December. For more information, call Jim Abney at 859-881-5878.
— The Ebenezer Cemetery Association will hold its annual picnic and meeting on Sunday, Sept. 9, with a potluck luncheon at 12:30 p.m. and a worship service at 2 p.m. The meeting will follow. For more information, call 859-221-7570.
— NAMI Family-To-Family education program for family and friends of individuals with mental illness. 6:30-9 p.m. Wednesdays Sept. 5 through Nov. 14. Location to be announced. The 11-week classes and materials are free. Pre-enrollment required. Contact Tracy at 859-536-8278 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Class size limited to 20. More information at http://www.nami.org/