Letcher Elementary School will have a SBDM Meeting (Site Based Decision Making) on Thursday, July 23rd at 4:00pm at the school. Also, all students are invited to meet and greet with teachers and fellow classmates at the Letcher Elementary Open House on Tuesday August 4th from 3:00-5:00pm for all grades K-5. Check the LES Facebook page for more details.
Whitesburg Bike Nite for July will be held this Saturday July 11th. The daytime bike ride will benefit the Letcher County Saving Grace Homeless Shelter at Neon. Bike ride registration begins at 11am Saturday at Pine Mountain Grill with Kickstands going up at 12 noon. The ride will last 3 ½ hours and feature a scenic ride with limited stops. There will be food, beverages and a door prize drawing for bikers plus they'll be stopping at the Coal Miners Museum at Hemphill KY. The Ride will end in downtown Whitesburg KY. Then around 6:00pm Whitesburg Bike Nite will host an evening of events and free public concert featuring the Crooked Road Rejects on Main Street in Downtown Whitesburg. It's open to everyone and the entire family! For more details check out Whitesburg Bike Nite on Facebook.
Premium Baptist Church will have Vacation Bible School Sunday July 12th through Thursday July 16th from 6:00-8:15 each evening. Buses will run. If you need a ride call 633-4014 and more information call Pastor Chris Gilley at 606-369-7618.
There will be a public meeting at the Blackey Community Center on Wednesday July 8th at 6:00pm. This meeting is to discuss the formation of The Route 7 Artisan Fellowship Group and find ways to promote local artists and bring additional tourism to the area. All types of artists are invited to attend including musicians, photographers, videographers, painters, pottery makers, blacksmithing, sewing arts, thread arts and more. For more info call Wanda Whitehead at 606-335-3947.
The 3rd Annual Dog Days of Summer Car Show hosted by the Past Master's Club of Whitesburg Lodge #754 will be on Saturday July 11th in the free parking lot of the Letcher County Veteran's Museum in downtown Whitesburg. Registration is $15.00 per vehicle and goes from 12 noon to 3:00pm. The awards presentation begins at 4:00pm. There will be hot rods, classics, customs and much more plus concessions available. For more info call 821-5616, 634-5993 or check them out on Facebook.