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Updated for July 31, 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.

Friday, July 31

  • Essential Oils and Bath Bombs, 4-5:30 p.m., Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Learn how a few oils can protect your home from germs, bugs and a myriad of medical ailments. Make a bath bomb sample to take home. Registration required. POC: 270-769-6337.
  • Sip and Stretch workshop, 7-9 p.m., B-Fit Personal Training, 200 Sycamore St., Suite 138, E’town. Activities include beginner yoga poses and foam rolling techniques. Wine is provided. Bring a healthy snack. Cost is $20 with proceeds benefiting New Beginnings Family Services. Reservations encouraged. POC: 270-300-1038 or bfitpersonaltraining@mac.com.

Saturday

  • Hardin Memorial Hospital Wellness on Wheels, 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Kroger, 111 Towne Drive, E’town. 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.
  • Breakfast, 8-10 a.m., B.R. Young Masonic Lodge, 11 Lincoln Square, Hodgenville; all-you-can-eat pancakes, sausage and bacon for $5, benefits building fund. POC: 270-765-7047.
  • Howevalley High School Class of 1960 and spouses, 8:30 a.m., Ryan’s Grill and Bakery, 1034 Executive Drive, E’town. POC: Bob Woosley, 270-877-2244.
  • Back-to-school bash, 9 a.m.-noon, Howevalley United Methodist Church, for kindergarten through fifth-grade students. Games, food, door prizes are planned plus free school supplies. First 50 kids receive a goody bag. POC: 270-234-6237.
  • Towne Mall’s annual Kids Day event, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., stage performances, door prizes, eye screenings and fun. For full schedule, go to www.thetownemall.com/Events/KidsDay. POC: Theresa Steinemann, theresa.steinemann@macerich.com.
  • Pet adoption, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Feeder’s Supply, 1610 Ring Road, E’town, by Animal Refuge Center. POC: ARC, 270-877-6064.
  • Learn how to street paint, 11 a.m., Beautifully Bare Laser, 347 N. Wilson Road, Radcliff. Via Colori Kentucky will teach how to paint on the street. Family friendly event. POC: 270-300-1816.
  • Back-to-school community event, 2-6 p.m., Radcliff City Park, hosted by The Lord’s Supper Soup Kitchen. Barbecue, kids’ games, free haircuts and vouchers for hairstyles. Free backpacks with school supplies, free clothing and tennis shoes. Gospel and Christian concert, guest speaker. Every adult must have children/dependents present to receive back to school supplies. A vehicle will be given away to a family in need. POC: 270-351-7687.
  • Central Kentucky Rods and Machines car cruise, 4 p.m., Sonic Drive-In, 537 W. Dixie Ave., E’town. DJ and food. POC: Bob Merchant, 270-763-0016 or 270-234-4852.

Monday

  • Hardin Memorial Hospital Wellness on Wheels, 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Walmart, 1165 Walmart Way, Radcliff. 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, Eliza­beth­town. POC: Marilyn Ardisson, 270-307-8670.
  • Free GED classes begin 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 begin. Hardin County Adult and Community Education offers afternoon classes in Radcliff and mornings and evenings in E’town. POC: 270-769-8866.
  • 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.

Tuesday

  • 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 how to make homemade wine with almost any fruit or vegetable you grow in your garden or yard. Sample Master Gardener Norva Lark’s homemade blackberry wine. Registration required. POC: 270-769-6337.

Wednesday

  • Hardin Memorial Hospital Wellness on Wheels, 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Kroger, 568 Bypass Road, Bran­den­burg. 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.
  • 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 Firefighters, 6:30 p.m., Vine Grove Fire Station, 513 Highland Ave., Vine Grove; open to all ages 14-18 who want to learn about firefighting or other emergency service careers. Parents welcome. POC: Ken Lucey, 270-272-4488.

Thursday

  • Scrapbook Circle, 10 a.m.-noon Aug. 6, 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. to 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.

Upcoming

  • Alzheimer’s Association, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Aug. 7, 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 at any stage. Registration required. POC: 800-272-3900.
  • Cecilia Days, 5:30 p.m. Aug. 7, downtown Cecilia. Corn ole, 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.
  • Cecilia Days, 7 a.m.-dark Aug. 8, 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, venders, Ruritan auction, “Almost” Talent Show, honorary mayor drawing and fireworks. POC: Carl Cox, 270-862-5195 or 270-735-5276.
  • Taking Care of Business 5K Color Run and Walk, 9 a.m. Aug. 8, 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.
  • Unveiling and Deciation of West Point, Kentucky’s fifth Historical Highway Marker, 11 a.m. Aug. 8, north end of Main Street, West Point, hosted by the city of West Point, Fort Duffield Heritage Committee and Friends of Fot Duffield. The hisotrical marker tells about Fort Duffield’s role in the early part of the Civil War in noth Hardin County. Fort Duffield tours follow. Light refreshments at the first observation deck off the walkway to the fort. POC: 502-922-4574.
  • Classic Corvettes KY, 2 p.m. Aug. 9, Nolin RECC conference room, 411 Ring Road, Elizabethtown. Dinner cruise follows the meeting. Corvette enthusiasts are welcome to come and find out about the club. Plans include contributions to local charities and fun events. Go to www.classic-corvettes-ky.com/index.htm. POC: Bob Schramm, 270-763-8439 or email jaycamper@gmail.com.
  • Crochet Circle, 10 a.m.-noon Aug. 10, Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Bring a project and work with others. POC: 270-769-6337.
  • Kentucky Public Retirees, Lincoln Trail Chapter, monthly meeting, 11:30 a.m. Aug. 10, Golden Corral, 1835 N. Dixie Ave., Elizabethtown. Speaker will be state Rep. Jim DuPlessis. Meeting begins with lunch. First-year membership is free. POC: Donna, 270-765-3963.
  • Radcliff City Council, work session and called meeting if needed, 4:30 p.m. Aug. 10, council chambers, Radcliff City Hall, 411 W. Lincoln Trail Blvd., Radcliff. POC: 270-351-4714.
  • T.K. Stone Middle School site-based decision-making council meeting, 4:30 p.m. Aug. 10, T.K. Stone Library/Media Center, 323 Morningside Dr., E’town. POC: Patty Gohman, 270-769-6343.
  • Intro to Spanish, 5-6 p.m. Aug. 10, 17 and 24, Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Continuation of July sessions and open only to students who attended in July. POC: 270-769-6337.
  • Hosparus Thrift Shoppe volunteer training, 9 a.m.-noon Aug. 11, 105 Diecks Drive, E’town. Learn to receive, sort and price donations, place and straighten items on the sales floor and assist customers. Must be in good health, have available transportation and complete a training and application process. A required annu7al flu shot is provided by Hosparus. POC: to register or for information, Annette Jones, 270-737-6300.
  • Beginner’s sewing, 5-7 p.m., Aug. 11, Hardin County Public Library North Branch, 800 S. Logsdon Parkway, Radcliff. Megan Kinder, fashion design teacher at North Hardin High School, will lead the class. POC: 270-351-9999.
  • Why Did My Plants Die? 3-4 p.m. Aug. 12, Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Walk through steps to grow healthy plants and prevent diseases and other pests from killing gardens. Call to register, drop-ins welcome. POC: 270-769-6337.
  • Resume writing workshop, 1-2 p.m., Aug. 13, Aug. 18 and Aug. 25, Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Free program includes individual resume-building assistance. Registration is required because of limited space. POC: Rebekah Akers, 270-769-6337.
  • FAITH Homeschool Group back-to-school kickoff, 6:30 p.m. Aug. 13, Immanuel Baptist Church, 900 Rhodes Drive, E’town. Activities fair from 6:30-7:15 p.m. to visit people and businesses that offer activities for homeschooled students; followed by a business meeting. New homeschoolers welcome. POC: Amy, 270-769-5878 or faithomeschoolky.com.
  • Bingo, 3-4 p.m. Aug. 14, Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Monthly game time for adults. Call to register, but drop-ins welcome. POC: 270-769-6337.
  • Elizabethtown Lions Club annual chicken barbecue, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Aug. 15, Elizabethtown High School, 620 N. Mulberry St., E’town. Cost is $7. Drive through service available or served in the school cafeteria. Tickets are available from any Lions Club member or at the door. POC: Travis Langdon, 270-763-2732.
  • Down Home Nights, 7-9 p.m. Aug. 15, White Mills Ballpark, sponsored by the White Mills Civic League. “Masterson, Family and Friends” will play. Free, but a hat will be passed for donations to help bands with expenses. Refreshments available to raise money for the Blossom Girls from White Mills Christian Church. Bring lawn chairs. POC: Elaine Sallee, 270-369-7808.