Special Events & Trips

FEBRUARY SPECIAL EVENTS

CHARLOTTE DUPUY: SUING FOR FREEDOM
Monday, February 4, 10 a.m.
In 1805 at the age of 18, Charlotte was brought from Maryland to Kentucky by Mr. Condon and was registered as his slave. While in Kentucky, she met Aaron Dupuy, a slave of Henry Clay and his wife, Lucretia. They married, and Charlotte was sold to the Clay family.
In 1825, the Clay family moved to Washington, DC as Henry Clay served as Secretary of State. Charlotte found a lawyer who filed papers for her and her children, suing for their freedom. Her petition was denied and Charlotte was jailed bye refusing to return to Kentucky with the Clays. She was later emancipated by Henry Clay in 1840. Elizabeth Lawson from Lexington will portray Charlotte.

REPRESENTATIVE DERRICK GRAHAM
Friday, February 8, 11 a.m.
Rep. Graham will talk about growing up in Frankfort as an African American. He will talk about changes in the town and people through his growing-up years.

VALENTINE PARTY
Monday, February 11, 10 a.m
Capital Day School 2nd Grade is hosting a Valentine Party for Capital City Activity Center! Come join them as they plan and provide entertainment, games and refreshments.

INTERNET PRIVACY AND YOU
Tuesday, February 19, 10 a.m.
We've heard about Google, Facebook and others having to defend and change their privacy practices. But how many of us really understand what these issues are? And how many of us know how to change our privacy settings on Facebook? Do we really know how to protect our information or when it is protected on any site we visit? Tom Bell, Investigative Manager, Cyber Crimes Unit of the Attorney General's Office will be here to explain these privacy issues and tell us how to better protect our privacy on the Internet. 

KSU NUTRITION AND FOOD DEMONSTRATION
Wednesday, February 20, 10 a.m.
This month Happy and Gidgett will talk about food recall. How do  you know what foods are recalled and what to do with them? How often is food recalled?They'll answer these questions and more. The food demonstration this month is Apple Chicken Salad.