Community Calendar

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Updated for August 2, 2015

HOW TO USE THIS COLUMN. Community news announcements are published at no charge in the daily calendar. Items for Sunday’s calendar must be turned in by noon Wednesday. POC refers to “point of contact.” To update or submit a calendar entry, email calendars@thenewsenterprise.com, call 270-505-1751 or fax to 270-769-6965.


  • Hardin Memorial Hospital Wellness on Wheels, 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Walmart, 1165 Walmart Way, Rad-cliff. Preventative wellness screenings include blood pressure, body fat analysis, body mass index and blood glucose, free. Anemia screening, $5. Cholesterol panel, $20. POC: 270-234-4406.
  • National Active and Retired Federal Employees, Chapter 1050, potluck business meeting 6:30 p.m., Nolin RECC conference room, 411 Ring Road, E’town. POC: Marilyn Ardisson, 270-307-8670.
  • Free GED classes, beginning Aug. 3 in Radcliff, E’town and Vine Grove by Hardin County Adult and Community Education. POC: 270-769-8866 to schedule your initial assessment to start classes.  
  • Free English as a Second Language classes, beginning Aug. 3. Hardin County Adult and Community Edu-cation offers afternoon classes in Radcliff and mornings and evenings in E’town. POC: 270-769-8866.
  • New Highland Elementary School SBDM special called meeting, 2 p.m., 110 W.A. Jenkins Road, E’town. POC: 270-737-6612.
  • E’town City Council meeting, 4:30 p.m., City Hall, 200 W. Dixie Ave., E’town. POC: 270-765-6121.
  • Vine Grove City Council meeting, 6:30 p.m., City Hall Community Room, 300 W. Main St., Vine Grove. POC: Jackie Johnson, 270-877-2422.  


  • Hardin County Public Works meeting, 2 p.m., third floor, H.B. Fife Court­house, 100 Public Square, E’town. POC: 270-769-5479.
  • Central Kentucky Tea Party Patriots, 7 p.m., Nolin RECC, 411 Ring Road, E’town. Candidates running for agriculture commissioner and attorney general have been invited. Refreshments served. POC: 270-877-5529.
  • Back-to-school open house, 5-7 p.m., Hardin County Public Library North Branch, 800 S. Logsdon Parkway, Radcliff. Learn about the library’s children programming, including crafts, games and Legos. No registration required. POC: 270-351-9999.
  • Hardin County Planning Commission meeting, 5 p.m., third floor, H.B. Fife Courthouse, 100 Public Square, E’town. POC: 270-769-5479.
  • Vine to Wine, 6-7 p.m., Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Learn to make homemade wine with fruits and vegetables you grow in your garden or yard. Registration required. POC: 270-769-6337.


  • E’town Tourism and Convention Bureau meeting, 9 a.m., Tourism Center, 1030 N. Mulberry St., E’town. POC: 270-765-2175.
  • Stamping workshop, 3-5 p.m., Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Make-and-take notecard class. Free. Call to register. POC: 270-769-6337.
  • Vine Grove Junior Fire-fighters, 6:30 p.m., Vine Grove Fire Station, 513 Highland Ave., Vine Grove; open to all age 14-18 who want to learn about firefighting or other emergency service careers. Parents welcome. POC: Ken Lucey, 270-272-4488.


  • Scrapbook Circle, 10 a.m.-noon, Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Bring project materials and work with other scrapbookers. Materials are not provided. Call to register, drop-ins welcome. POC: 270-769-6337.
  • U.S. Armor and Engineer Board reunion luncheon, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Aug 6, Golden China Restaurant, Radcliff. POC: Doris Dowdell, 270-765-7982.
  • Hardin County Board of Adjustment meeting, 5 p.m. Aug. 6, third floor, H.B. Fife Courthouse, 100 Public Square, E’town. POC: 270-769-5479.
  • Griddle Me This, 6 p.m. Aug. 6, Hardin County Extension Service, 201 Peterson Drive, E’town. Dinner made on the griddle. Free. POC: to RSVP, 270-765-4121 or on Facebook.


  • Alzheimer’s Association, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Educational program for anyone who knows someone or is caring for someone with Azheimer’s. Registration required. POC: 800-272-3900.
  • Fish fry, 5-8 p.m., Stephensburg Masonic Lodge, Franklin Cross-roads. POC: Randal flowers, 270-369-9673.
  • Annual ice cream supper, 5:30-8 p.m., Stovall United Methodist Church, 939 Rogersville Road, Radcliff. Food, drinks and ice cream available for purchase. Fellowship and music. POC: Joe Dyson, 270-351-3916 or Dwayne Ellis, 270-737-6301.
  • Cecilia Days, 5:30 p.m., downtown Cecilia. Corn hole, fish plate dinner, barbecue sandwiches and baby, Little Miss and Master, Princess and Prince, Jr. Miss and Miss Cecilia contests. POC: baby contest, Clarissa Yates, 270-862-3792; other contests, Linda Thomas, 270-234-9578; corn hole games, Trevor Mather, 270-268-6229.
  • Hope for Camryn benefit auction, 6 p.m., Buster Brown Auto Sales, 2119 S. Dixie Blvd., Radcliff. Proceeds will help with medical expenses for 3½-year-old Camryn, who has had three open heart surgeries. Hodges Auction will conduct the auction. POC; Vickie Dean, 270-735-3472.


  • Cecilia Days, 7 a.m.-dark, downtown Cecilia. Breakfast at Cecilia Baptist Church, parade at 10 a.m., grilled barbecue chicken dinners, tractor display and tractor games, live entertainment, car show, vendors, Ruritan auction, “Almost” Talent Show, honorary mayor drawing and fireworks. POC: Carl Cox, 270-862-5195 or 270-735-5276.
  • Community festival, 8 a.m., Smith Chapel United Methodist Church, 200 Laurel Ridge Road, Eastview. Free food, games and activities for children. Music by local groups. Free set ups for craft booths and yard sales. POC: Freda Hogan, 270-307-6683.
  • Government commodity foods distributed, 8-11 a.m., Memorial Methodist Church, 631 N. Miles St., E’town, for southern Hardin County residents. Proof of residence and self-certification of income eligibility required to receive box of commodity items. POC: Feeding America of Kentucky’s Heartland, 270-769-6997, or Helping Hand of Hope, 270-769-3092.
  • Heart Saver CPR, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Hardin County Emergency Services Com-plex, 170 N. Provident Way, E’town. $50 per person. POC: Amber, 270-769-3014 for reservations.  
  • Taking Care of Business 5k Color Run and Walk, 9 a.m., LaRue County High School, 925 S. Lincoln Blvd., Hodgenville. Entry fee, $25 by Aug. 1, $30 after Aug. 1. Proceeds benefit business and technology students going to Walt Disney World in November. POC: for registration, Active.com, Shannon Bowen, 270-358-2210 or Shannon.bowen@larue.kyschools.com.