Jessamine County

Jessamine County notes: Apr. 29

April 28, 2014 

Library celebrates Free Comic Book Day Saturday

The Jessamine County Public Library is celebrating Free Comic Book Day from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday by giving away comic books until the supply is gone. The first Saturday in May each year is Free Comic Book Day, when participating comic book shops across North America and around the world give away comic books. Batman and Spider-Man will be on hand for pictures. The library will also host a comic book drawing workshop at 1 p.m. Registration is required for the class only. More at

Retired DJ offers trip down memory lane

Retired disc jockey John Korsgaard will present Smiling Memories and Melodies of the Post War Years at 1:30 p.m. today at the Wilmore Senior Community Center at Wesley Village, 1125 Lexington Road.

Korsgaard provides a narration of news happenings from the times along with music, humor and short stories about famous people or movies from 1946 through 1949. To help stir the recollections, he displays copies of newspapers, photos and record jackets. Korsgaard travels an average of 42,000 miles a year from his home base of Cypress, Texas, to hundreds of retirement homes across the country. For more information call (859) 858-3865, Ext. 238.

Classes to quit smoking start May 5

The Jessamine County Health Department is sponsoring free Cooper-Clayton tobacco cessation classes starting at 6 p.m. May 5 at 210 East Walnut Street, Nicholasville. Cooper-Clayton is a science-based program that uses education, skills training and social support. Nicotine patches are provided for the first 25 registered participants. Pre-registration is required; call Shana at (859) 884-4149, Ext. 1006.

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