Community

Madison County calendar

Charity/Volunteer

Ride for the River. 12 p.m. Oct. 4. Fort Boonesborough State Park, 4375 Boonesborough Rd., Richmond. Free for first poker hand; $5 for additional hands. (859) 622-3065.

workshops/classes

Madison County Antique Classes. 1 p.m. Sept. 29. Madison County Extension Center, 230 Duncannon Lane, Richmond. $52 for the 8-week series. (859) 623-4072. http://ces.ca.uky.edu/madison/fcs.

graduations

396th Law Enforcement Basic Training Class Graduation. 11 a.m. Sept. 26. Eastern Kentucky University Stratton Building, Kit Carson Dr., Richmond. Registration required. (859) 622-6165.

Talks & lectures

Red versus Blue: Why the Election of 2008 Matters to You. Peter Beinart/Jonah Goldberg. 7:30 p.m. Sept. 25. Eastern Kentucky University, 521 Lancaster Ave., Richmond. Free. (859) 622-1503.

Rev Michael Bell, Bridges Across Cultural and Ethnic Differences. 3 p.m. Sept. 25. Berea College Phelps Stokes Auditorium, Chestnut St., Berea. Free. (859) 985-3018. www.berea.edu/convocations.

Education Abroad 101. 7 p.m. Sept. 25, Nov. 13, Dec. 2, Jan. 8 and Jan. 22. Berea College, Short Street, Berea. Free. http://community.berea.edu/calendar/main.php?view=event&eventid=1218566300860.

Middle East Focus Event. 6 p.m. Sept. 29, Oct. 20, Dec. 1 and Feb. 16. Berea College, Short Street, Berea. Free. http://community.berea.edu/calendar/main.php?view=event&eventid=1212602760213.

The One Percent Doctrine. Ron Suskind. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 2. Eastern Kentucky University, 521 Lancaster Ave., Richmond. Free. (859) 622-1503.

EKU: "Environmental Justice, Built Environment and Environmental Health Disparities.e_SDRq 6 p.m. Sept. 30. Eastern Kentucky University, 521 Lancaster Ave., Richmond. Free. (859) 622-4373. www.studentaffairs.eku.edu/multicultural/menulinks/welcome.php.

Fairs & Festivals

Madison County Extension Homemaker Open House. 10 a.m. Oct. 4. Madison County Extension Education Center, 230 Duncannon Lane, Richmond. Free. http://ces.ca.uky.edu/madison.

History

Siege at Fort Boonesborough Re-enactment. 12 p.m. Sept. 27, 2 p.m. Sept. 28. Fort Boonesborough State Park, 4375 Boonesborough Rd., Richmond. Free with fort admission. (859) 527-3131.

Home & Garden

Cob and Natural Plasters. 10 a.m. Sept. 27 and Oct. 11. CobBale Art Studio, 485 Jackson Branch, Richmond. $40-$50. www.HomeGrownHideAways.org.

Workshops & Classes

EarthBag Workshop. 10 a.m. Sept. 24-26, 10 a.m. Sept. 29, 10 a.m. Sept. 30-Oct. 3. Egret's Cove, Radford Hollow Rd., Berea. $40-$50. www.HomeGrownHideAways.org.

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