Community invited to planning session forums

Winchester and Clark County residents are invited to two forums this week to address important issues facing the community. Beginning at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, there will be a review of the results of the 2007 planning session. A new planning session will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday. Both sessions will take place at George Rogers Clark High School, 620 Boone Avenue, Winchester. Call (859) 744-2821 or (859) 745-0200.

Tan a deer skin

Learn how to tan a deer skin like the ones used by Native Americans and frontier settlers during a three-day hands-on workshop beginning Saturday at Fort Boonesborough State Park. The workshop is limited to seven participants. Call (859) 527-3131, Ext. 218.

Trail dedication

The Clark County Activity Coalition will dedicate the Traveling Trail at 1 p.m. Saturday at the corner of the Bypass and Colby Road. The trail will be open from dawn to dusk. E-mail address is

History of hunting

The Iroquois Hunt will be in the spotlight 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Bluegrass Heritage Museum's monthly Second Thursday program. Joan Pursley Mayer, a Clark County resident and past master of the foxhounds at the Iroquois Hunt Club, will speak.

Heirloom tomatoes

Clark County Public Library Director Julie Maruskin will present her annual heirloom organic seed-starting program 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at the library, 370 South Burns Avenue. Learn how to grow heirloom tomatoes and peppers. Each participant will practice transplanting tomato starts and receive six packets of seeds. Registration is suggested. Call (859) 744-5661. John Maruskin will talk about how to plant by the moon from 1 to 2 p.m.