The inaugural Versailles Downtown Dash 5K will begin at 4 p.m. Sept. 23 followed at 5 p.m. by the Fear The Beer Mile, with four beer stops along the way.
Both races are open to runners and walkers. Cost per race is $25; those signing up for the “Downtown Double” can save $10. The race will feature timing by RaceRise, 5K overall and age group awards, Fear The Beer Mile king and queen, music and food. Registration ends Sept. 21 at 11:59 p.m.
Proceeds will benefit American Legion Post 67, with a goal of supporting active duty military veterans.
For more information or to register, go to Runsignup.com/Race/KY/Versailles/VersaillesDowntownDash.
Women’s advocacy group to hold meet and greet
The American Association of University Women-Bluegrass Central Branch will host a meet and greet from 5 to 7 p.m. Sept. 21 at the Woodford Inn, 140 Park Street, Versailles, for women who want to learn more about the organization’s programs and plans for the 2017-18 year. The national organization advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy and research. RSVP to Sharon Marcum by Monday at 859-608-9856 or Marcum3@aol.com.
Submissions requested for ‘Voices Heard: Kentucky, 2018’
The Woodford Theatre is accepting proposals from artists who want to be involved in “Voices Heard: Kentucky 2018,” also known as The Girl Project. Submissions are due by Oct. 5.
The Girl Project is an arts-meets-activism initiative that engages young artists in social change by exploring the misrepresentation of girls and women in American media culture and communities.
All pieces and projects empowering women and supporting gender equality are welcome. Voices Heard will feature artists of all mediums at Woodford Theatre Feb. 23-25, and plans are to have a Second Stage series featuring workshops, panel presentations, slam poetry, singer-songwriters and works by local artists.