Learn to play Kentucky’s state instrument: the Appalachian Dulcimer. Madison Dulcimers is offering an 8-week “Play It Forward” Beginner’s class, starting Thursday, March 16, at 6 p.m., at Westside Christian Church, 1432 Fairlane Drive in Richmond. You’ll learn how to read music tabs, fingerings for chords, basic strums, tuning, even how to change strings. Cost: $15 for the music book. Some cardboard dulcimers will be available on loan. Reserve your spot by calling Lyn at 859-623-1009 or Lucie at 859-623-8368. Class size will be limited.