Woodford County

Woodford County: Garden series continues at Jack Jouett House

The Jack Jouett House Historic Site, in partnership with the Woodford Herbalists Club, will offer the final program in its Early American Kitchen Garden Series at 2 p.m. Saturday in the visitor center. Heritage seedling producer Cathy Anderson will speak on "From Green Glaze Collards to Whippoorwill Cowpeas: The African-American Contribution to the Early Kitchen Garden," and free plants will be available while supplies last. Admission is free, and the public is invited. The Jouett House is at 255 Craig's Creek Road in Versailles. For information, call (859) 873-7902, email info@jouetthouse.org or go to Jouetthouse.org.

Toyota gives $1,100 to Humane Society

Toyota has given an $1,100 grant to the Woodford Humane Society to be used for continuing the distribution of Kind News to public and private schools through eighth grade, early education programs and public libraries in Woodford and Anderson Counties.

Kind News is an educational publication with an emphasis on treating animals with kindness and respect, the importance of proper pet care and appreciating wildlife. The goal of the Humane Education Program is to share with the community the importance of compassion, an understanding of animals' needs and behavior and best care practices to give pets a longer and healthier life.

Events include gardening class and a party/concert

The Woodford County Public Library will present the following events at its main library location, 115 North Main Street, Versailles:

■ A fall gardening class will be 6:30 p.m. Thursday. Faye Tweksbury, horticulture extension agent for Woodford County, will teach adults what can be planted in late summer through fall and into winter.

■ The summer reading finale party and John Denver tribute concert will be at 7 p.m. Friday. Performer Mark Cornican will sing classics from rock and country, and prize drawings will be held.

For information, go to Woodfordcountylibrary.org or call (859) 873-5191.

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