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Kentucky Datebook for week of May 21

Classes and workshops

The Central Kentucky Computer Society offers workshops in many computer basic, intermediate and advanced subjects at its Resource Center, 160 Moore Drive, Suite 107, Lexington. Workshops are for members, but the public is invited. Information: (859) 373-1000 or at ckcs.org.

■ Digital Photography, 7 p.m. Tuesday.

■ Photo Coffee Talk, 9 a.m. Thursday and May 31.

■ Unix/Linux, 7 p.m. Thursday.

■ Database, 7 p.m. Thursday and May 29.

■ Dr. Fixit, 10 a.m. June 2.

■ Word Processing, 1:30 and 7 p.m. June 5.

The Central Kentucky Computer Society offers beginner and intermediate classes in various computer topics at its Resource Center at 160 Moore Drive, Lexington. Classes cost $60 and have hands-on instruction for a small number of students per class. For information, see Ckcs.org. To enroll, call (859) 373-1000 between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. weekdays.

■ Introduction to the iPad, 7 p.m. today, $25.

■ Introduction to PowerPoint 2010, 1:30 p.m. Thursday, $25.

■ Tips to Getting Better Pictures from Point and Shoot Camera, 1:30 p.m. June 1, $25.

■ DVD Movie Maker, More Tools, 10 am. June 6, $30.

■ Introduction to Apple TV, 1 p.m. June 9, $25.

Kentucky Small Business Development Center will offer these workshops. Call (859) 257-7667 to register.

■ Funding Your Small Business, 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Woodford County Library, 115 North Main Street, Versailles.

■ Laptop and Learn: Twitter, 2-4 p.m. May 30, Commerce Lexington, 330 East Main Street.

■ QuickBooks for Beginners, 9 a.m.-noon, June 8, Sullivan University, Room 139, 2355 Harrodsburg Road, Lexington.

■ Legal Mistakes: Where They Went Wrong!, 5:30-7:30 p.m. June 12, Commerce Lexington.

■ Laptop and Learn: Google Plus, 10 a.m.-noon June 20, Commerce Lexington.

■ Intermediate QuickBooks, 9 a.m.-noon June 22, Sullivan University, Room 139.

Priority Computer Training Center, at 1419 Leestown Road, Lexington will offer the following business skills and software training to individuals, groups and companies. For information or to register, call (859) 368-9330 or visit priority-training.com.

■ Microsoft Word Level 2, 5:30 p.m. today.

■ Quickbooks Pro, 5:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday.

■ Advertising for Free, 5:30 p.m. June 5.

■ Web Design, 5:30 p.m. June 6, 13 and 20.

■ Microsoft Excel, 9 a.m. June 9.

Events

The USDA is accepting grant applications to assist small, socially disadvantaged agricultural producers and cooperatives in rural areas to spur job creation. Grants can be used for product improvements, business plan development or economic development activities. The maximum grant award per applicant is $175,000. Applications are due July 24. Application materials can be found at Rurdev.usda.gov.

Weichert Realtors — Bluegrass Living presents a series of free real estate seminars for new and seasoned Realtors each at 7 p.m. Tuesdays at 2962 Richmond Road, Suite 220, Lexington. Register: (859) 543-8253.

Meetings

The Lexington Venture Club will meet 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday at the Hyatt Regency, 401 West High Street, Lexington. Topic: The power of social media. Admission: $35. Reservations to slackey@commercelexington.com.

Lexington PMI Bluegrass will meet at 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday at DeSha's, 101 North Broadway, Lexington. Topic: Building systems commissioning for project managers. Cost: $10-$22. Register online at Pmibluegrass.org.

BNI Opportunity Knocks Chapter meets 7-8:30 a.m. Wednesdays at the Kentucky Blood Center, 3121 Beaumont Centre Circle, Lexington. Visitors welcome. Information: (859) 351-8268.

Sunrise Toastmasters Club meets 6:30-7:30 a.m. Tuesdays at the E.S. Good Barn next to Commonwealth Stadium off Alumni Drive, Lexington. Information: Kysunrisetoastmasters.org. (859) 321-7547.

Lexington Toastmasters Club meets 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesdays at Gethsemane Lutheran Church, 2185 Garden Springs Drive, Lexington. Information: (859) 951-8442 or Lexingtontoastmasters.camp7.org.

BNI-Better Networkers meets 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesdays at Spring Valley Golf Club, 2300 Sandersville Road, Lexington. Lunch included. Information: (859) 509-0187.

Downtown Lunch Bunch Toastmasters Club meets at noon Thursdays at Calvary Baptist Church, Rec building, 150 East High Stree, Lexington. Information: Sid, (859) 846-4667.

Lexington Kiwanis Club meets at 11:30 a.m. Tuesdays at Crowne Plaza — The Campbell House, 1375 South Broadway, Lexington. Information: (859) 277-2058.

Gardenside Kiwanis Club meets at 9 a.m. Wednesdays at Beaumont Presbyterian Church, 1070 Lane Allen Road, Lexington. Information: (859) 223-7884.

Lexington Lions Club meets at 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays at Central Christian Church, 205 East Short Street, Lexington. Information: (859) 266-6969.

Bluegrass Kiwanis Club meets at 11:30 a.m. Thursdays at Crowne Plaza Hotel Lexington — The Campbell House, 1375 South Broadway, Lexington.

Lexington Rotary Club meets at noon Thursdays at Fasig-Tipton, 2400 Newtown Pike, Lexington. Members and guests only. $8 for lunch. Information: (859) 389-8100.

The Bluegrass Association of Insurance Women meets at 6 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month at Marriott Griffin Gate Resort & Spa, 1800 Newtown Pike, Lexington. Information: BGAIW.org or Linda Shearer, (859) 977-3776.

The Bluegrass Real Estate Investment Group meets 7 to 9 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month at the Courtyard by Marriott, 1951 Pleasant Ridge Drive, Lexington. Information, (859) 492-7627 or www.lexreia.org.

COMPILED BY Dorothea Wingo

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