Wilmore Senior Community Center

Events in September 2019


Scrapbooking with Sharon Campbell, Tuesdays, 6:30 pm

Bible Study with Chaplain Gary Story and Bob Thurman,

Thursdays, 10 am

Creative Writing with Carolyn Barnum, Thursdays, 1:00 pm


In addition to weekly classes above, all area Seniors are invited to the following special events which are free and open to the public

unless otherwise noted…


Every Tuesday starting September 3rd, 3 pm

Village Yarn Club

Meet with your friends and neighbors in the Encore Café to share in the joy of knitting/crocheting beautiful and useful creations made of yarn.  For more information call Jean Yackly at  704-882-0945.


Wednesday, September 4th, 1:00 pm

Wesley Village Book Club  

Resident Jack Kesler will lead the discussion of a book written by a former student of his: “Call Your Daughter Home” by author Deb Spera.  The book – which presents the lives of three strong women struggling against the many challenges of life during the 1920’s

boll weevil depression in South Carolina – has received many outstanding reviews.


Every Saturday starting September 7th, 10:00 am

Gentle Movement for Mind, Body and Spirit

Using proven techniques of introductory Hatha yoga from a Christian perspective, Instructor Carolyn Price will show you how to achieve a greater sense of peace and wellness.


Monday September 9, 16, 23 & 30, 4:00 pm

Village Players Acting Workshops

Residents had so much fun, and found so much meaning, in expressing themselves through original skits and drama last year, that Asbury U. Instructor Carol Anderson returns for an encore!  Newcomers with “an itch to perform” are most welcome to attend too!!


Thursday, September 12th, 6:00 pm

Movie Night: “State Fair” (1962; PG; 158 mins.)

“It’s a Grand Night for Singing” is one of the many memorable songs found in this award-winning Rodgers and Hammerstein musical about family fun and romance at the Texas State Fair.

Starring Pat Boone and Ann-Margret.


Tuesday, September 17th, 1:15 pm

Village Vespers      

Dr. Burrel Dinkins, Professor Emeritus of Asbury Seminary Pastoral Counseling, will lead in worship (with perhaps a special guest or two?).  A time for questions and answers will follow.


Wednesday, September 18th, 3:00 pm

“A Kentucky ART-isan: The Life & Art of Bill Tippie”   

From the hills of Southern Ohio throughout Kentucky, and as far away as Japan, our friend “Bill” has painted his way to Wilmore with his lovely wife Gwen. This is the story of that journey from the boy to the man, written with admiration by author and book designer William R. Hudson.  Copies of the book will be available for sale and signing.


Thursday, September 19th, 6:00 pm

Café Cabaret Open Mic featuring “Spoken Four”  

  Karen Baird, daughter of resident Dick Reyes, brings her friends from Immanuel and Porter Memorial Baptist Churches to perform a cappella gospel favorites.  More gifts and talents will be shared by others as well.


 Friday, September 20th, 1:15 pm

Story Telling with Kim Weitkamp

Direct from the annual Wilmore Storytelling Festival, we are blessed to host one of their finest performers.  As one reviewer marveled… “Kim’s presentations are studded with bits of musical Americana that match the sweet and gentle tones of her narratives.”


Friday, September 20th, 3:00 pm

Readings and Tea with Dr. John Oswalt 

Discover the rich and wonder-filled world of author Elizabeth Goudge as our friend from Asbury Seminary presents passages from her book “The Scent of Water.” A proper English tea with cookies

follows in the Encore Café.


Wednesday, September 25th, 1:15 and 3:30 pm

Netflix “Our Planet”

  Debuting this summer on the popular movie streaming service, this nature video celebrates the extraordinary beauty of our planet while emphasizing what we can do to preserve it for future generations. This month’s feature: Episode 2, “Frozen Worlds.”


Friday, September 27, 8:45 am

Field Trip to the Ale 8 Factory in Winchester, KY  

Sign up early as seats are limited on the bus which will leave the Community Center at 8:45 am and return after lunch by mid-afternoon.  “Ale 8” is a Kentucky original soft drink with a large and loyal following.  Call Alan at the number below for more details.


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For more details on all the life-enriching activities of the

Wilmore Senior Community Center, call Alan at 858-3865 ext. 238.


Wesley Village

1125 Lexington Road, Wilmore, KY 40390

Phone: 859-858-3865