The R.J. Corman Festival of the Fourth 5K run will begin at 8 a.m. Saturday at the United Methodist Church, 209 East Main Street, Wilmore. A 1-mile fun run begins at 7:30 a.m. Registration details at www.wilmore.org or call (859) 858-9031.
Jessamine County Judge Executive Neal Cassity and the Fiscal Court will hold their annual friends and neighbors cookout on the courthouse lawn at noon Friday. Dessert auction proceeds will benefit Relay for Life.
Summer at pool
The summer hours for the Jessamine County/Nicholasville Aquatic Center, 300 Martin Luther King Boulevard, are 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 1-8 p.m. Sunday. Call (859) 887-2853.
Singing and movie
The Immanuel Baptist Church Hallelujah Singers will perform at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Wilmore Senior Community Center at Wesley Village. Call (859) 858-3865.
Also at Wesley Village: Bridge Over the River Kwai will be the movie night feature at 6 p.m. Thursday.
The Jessamine Humane Society is holding the Ride for Rusty Benefit, a motorcycle ride and Five-Card Draw poker game, at noon Sunday at 4001/2 Park Drive, Nicholasville. The cost is $5 per hand or three hands for $10. The scenic ride leaves at 1 p.m., ends at Champions Sports Bar & Grill in Richmond, and includes dinner. Free T-shirts for the first 100 riders.
Visit www.ride4rusty.org or call (859) 806-3712.
Create a unique box for your treasures during Decorating a Trinket Box, which will be at 2 p.m. today at the Jessamine County Public Library, 600 South Main Street, Nicholasville. Wooden box, paint and embellishments will be supplied. For teens and adults. Registration required at www.jesspublib.org or call (859) 885-3523. Also at the library:
■ ”Wii for Teens,“ 6:30 p.m. Thursday. Library provides the games. Registration is required.
■ The Japanese anime sensation Spirited Away will be shown at 1 p.m. Saturday. Grades 6 and older. No registration required.
■ ”Java and Jive,“ 2 p.m. Sunday, is an opportunity for adults to have some coffee, read a book and listen to piano music by Harold Sherman.