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Updated for Feb. 7, 2016

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.

Monday, Feb. 8

  • Hardin Memorial Hospital Wellness on Wheels, 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Walmart, 3795 E. John Rowan Blvd., Bardstown. 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.
  • English as a Second Language, 8:30-11:30 a.m. Monday-Wednesday, Elizabethtown Community and Technical College, 600 College Street Road, E’town. POC: Diane Kelley, 270-763-8866.
  • Crochet Circle, 10 a.m.-noon, Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Bring a project and work with others. POC: 270-769-6337.
  • National Career readiness Assessment NCRC and Kentucky Essential Skills Certification KESC, noon-4 p.m. Monday and Wednesday, Kentucky Career Center, 233 Ring Road, Suite 100, E’town. Free. Call to register. POC: Diane Kelley, 270-763-8866.
  • M3-Murder, Mystery, Mayhem, noon, Hardin Coun­ty Public Library North Branch, 800 S. Logs­­don Parkway, Radcliff. Pick up the latest mystery selection at the circulation desk. POC: 270-351-9999.
  • Panther Academy Site-Based Decision-Making Coun­cil special meeting, 2:30 p.m., 634 N. Mulberry St., E’town. POC: 270-765-3007.
  • African American Heri­tage Film Series, 3-5 p.m., Hardin County Public Lib­rary, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner,” to cele­brate Black History Month. POC: 270-769-6337.
  • Morningside Elementary School Site-Based Deci­sion-Making Council meet­ing, 3:30 p.m., 313 Morn­ing­side Drive. E’town. Change of date. POC: Melissa Lutz, 270-769-3359.
  • E’town City Council meeting, 4:30 p.m., City Hall, 200 W. Dixie Ave., E’town. POC: 270-765-6121.
  • Intro to Spanish, 5-6 p.m., Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Introduction to conversational Spanish. POC: 270-769-6337.
  • Intro to Sketching and Drawing, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Hardin County Public Lib­rary, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Learn different types of sketching and fundamentals of drawing, bring a sketch pad. POC: 270-769-6337.

Tuesday, Feb. 9

  • Free income tax help from AARP volunteers, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. through April 14, Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. By appointment only, for residents of Hardin and adjacent counties. Designed primarily for older low- and moderate-income taxpayers, but people of any age will be assisted. AARP membership not required. AARP counselors will help taxpayers complete federal and state returns. Bring a picture ID and Social Security card, copies of federal and state returns from last year and wage and retired pay statements including Social Security and other relevant documents showing income for 2015. POC: Janice Landi, 270-862-5847, from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday.
  • Hosparus Thrift Shoppe volunteer training, 9 a.m.-noon, Central Kentucky office, 105 Diecks Drive, E’town. POC: Annette Jones, 270-737-6300 or ajones@hosparus.org.
  • Radcliff Small Business Alliance general membership meeting, noon, Colvin Community Center, 230 Freedom Way, Radcliff. Speaker is Corey Ann Howard Jackson, deputy communications director for Kentucky Secretary of State, who will describe the One Stop Business Portal. Catered lunch $5. POC: Radcliffsba@wildapricot.org.
  • Community bunco, 1:30 p.m., Caretenders and RobinBrooke Senior Living. 201 Harmony Way, E’town. Prizes and refreshments provided. POC: 270-982-3343.
  • The Memory Cafe, 2-3:30 p.m., Hodgenville United Methodist Church, 825 Tonieville Road, Hod­genville. Monthly social group of people with memory loss and their loved ones. Its mission is to provide a safe, comfortable, engaging environment where people with memory loss and their care partners can laugh, learn and remain socially engaged with others traveling the same journey. Designed for people with memory issues and their care partners; no professionals please. POC: For registration, 800-272-3900.
  • Hardin Fiscal Court meeting, 3:30 p.m., third floor, Hardin County Gov­ern­ment Center, 150 N. Provident Way. E’town. POC: Suzanne Perla, 270-765-2350.
  • Youth and adult GED classes, 5-7 p.m., The Lord’s Supper Soup Kit­chen, 728 Knox Blvd., Radcliff. POC: 270-351-7687.
  • Adult, child and infant CPR certification with basic first aid, 6 p.m., 2009 Leitchfield Road, E’town, sponsored by American Heart Association certified instructors; $50; registration required before all classes. POC to register: 270-763-2915.

Wednesday, Feb. 10

  • Hardin Memorial Hospital Wellness on Wheels, 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Walmart, 1801 W. Elizabethtown Road, Leitchfield. 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.
  • Job Corps, vocational and educational training for youths, 11 a.m., Career Center, 916 N. Mulberry St., E’town. A sign-up session follows. Applicants younger than 18 need signature of a parent or guardian. POC: LaToukie Roberson, 502-774-1885.
  • Color Me Calm, 3-4 p.m., Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Class for adults who enjoy coloring for relaxation or creative expression, not just for children, materials provided. POC: 270-769-6337.

Thursday, Feb. 11

  • 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.
  • Scrapbook circle, 9:30 a.m.-noon, Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Bring project materials. Call to register, walk-ins welcome. POC: 270-769-6337.
  • Quilting Class, 2 p.m., Hardin County Public Lib­rary North Branch, 800 S. Logsdon Parkway, Radcliff. Bring scrap pieces of material. POC: 270-351-9999.
  • Community potluck, 5-7 p.m., Summit United Methodist Church Fellow­ship Hall, 576 Summit Road, Summit. Bring a dish or drink. POC: 270-862-4505.
  • City of Radcliff Board of Adjustment, 5:30 p.m., 411 W. Lincoln Trail Blvd., Radcliff. POC: 270-351-4714.
  • Adult, child and infant CPR certification with basic first aid, 6 p.m., 2009 Leitchfield Road, E’town, sponsored by American Heart Association certified instructors; $50; registration required before all classes. POC to register: 270-763-2915.
  • Sonora Town Council meeting, 6:30 p.m., second floor Sonora Volunteer Fire Department; meetings open to the public. POC: Mayor Larry Copelin, 270-369-7016.

Friday, Feb. 12

  • Keep Calm and Craft On, 4-5 p.m., Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Valen­tine-themed, re-purposed books craft class, materials provided, registration required. POC: 270-769-6337.
  • ‘The Lincolns in Kentucky’ documentary showing, 6:30 p.m., Hardin County History Museum, 201 W. Dixie Ave., E’town. Meet and greet with award-winning producer and narrator of the documentary Kent Masterson Brown. In honor of Abraham Lincoln’s birthday. Admission is free; refreshments served. POC: Tom King, 270-723-2191.

Saturday, Feb. 13

  • Government commodity foods distributed, 8-11 a.m., Memorial United Methodist Church, 631 N. Miles St., E’town, for southern Hardin County residents. Proof of residence and self-certification of income eligibility required. POC: Feeding America, 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 Complex, 170 N. Provident Way, E’town. $50 per person. POC: 270-769-3014.
  • Financial Workshop, 9 a.m.-noon, All Nations Worship Ministries, 110 Wiselyn Drive, Radcliff. Instructor Regina Parker, Bank On instructor for United Way of Central Kentucky, speaks on how to track your spending, how to budget, 52-week money challenge, Free. Register by Feb. 8. POC: 270-352-4919 or email anwm_secretary@outlook.com.
  • Stories and Tails, 1-2 p.m., Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Children and parents read aloud to a therapy dog, which can improve reading and communication skills. Sponsored by American Red Cross at Fort Knox. POC: 270-769-6337.
  • Chili supper, 6-8 p.m., Buffalo firehouse, 2619 Greensburg Road, Buffalo. Cost, $7. Raffle tickets for two types of guns, a glock and an AR15. Tickets, $10 each or five for $40. POC: Ashley Wilmoth, 270-505-3446. 

Upcoming

  • Learn to Crochet, 10-11:30 a.m. Feb. 15, Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Instructor Martha Brooks. Bring yarn and hook for assistance on a project. POC: 270-769-6337.
  • African American Heritage Film Series, 3-5 p.m. Feb. 15, Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. “The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman,” to celebrate Black History Month. POC: 270-769-6337.
  • Intro to Spanish, 5-6 p.m. Feb. 15, 22, 29, Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Introduction to conversational Spanish. Sign up to attend all classes. POC: 270-769-6337.
  • Intro to Sketching and Drawing, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Feb. 15, Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Learn different types of sketching and fundamentals of drawing, bring a sketch pad. POC: 270-769-6337.
  • Hardin Memorial Health Board of Trustees meeting, 8 a.m. Feb. 16, 5th floor conference room, 913 N. Dixie Ave., E’town. POC: Beth Jackson, 270-706-1602.
  • Hardin Memorial Hospital Board meeting, 8:30 a.m. Feb. 16, 5th floor conference room, 913 N. Dixie Ave., E’town. POC: Suzanne Perla, 270-765-2350.
  • Hardin County Community Action Program Annual Community needs assessment meeting, 9 a.m. Feb. 16, Communtiy Action, 1111 N. Dixie, Ave., E’town. Individuals who would like to represent the lower income population in the county are urged to attend. POC: Sharon Tolliver, 270-769-1927.
  • Yoga Class, noon-1 p.m. Feb 16, Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Instructor is Amy Anderson. Bring yoga mat, strap and block. Preregistration required, drop-ins welcome. POC: 270-769-6337.
  • Beginner’s Sewing, 5-7 p.m. Feb. 16, Hardin County Public Library North Branch, 800 S. Logsdon Parkway, Radcliff. POC: 270-351-9999.
  • Hardin County Planning Commission meeting, 5 p.m. Feb. 16, second floor meeting room, Hardin County Government Center, 150 N. Provident Way. E’town. POC: 270-769-5479.
  • Focus on Finance, 6 p.m. Feb. 16, Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Free professional and financial training. Call for this month topic. Registration required. POC: 270-723-2225.
  • Hardin Memorial Hospital Wellness on Wheels, 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Feb. 17, Kroger, 3040 Dolphin 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.
  • Heartland Elementary School Family Resource Center Advisory Council meeting, 11 a.m. Feb. 24, 2300 Nelson Drive, E’town. POC: 270-769-8930.
  • Community Painting Class, 1:30 p.m. Feb. 17, Amedisys and RobinBrooke Senior Living, 201 Harmony Way, E’town. Supplies and refreshments provided. RSVP by Feb. 12. POC: 270-982-3343
  • Chip Appeal, 3 p.m. Feb. 17, Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Celebrate African American potato chip inventor George Crum, sample different flavors and vote on a favorite. POC: 270-769-6337.
  • Quilting Class, 2 p.m. Feb. 18, Hardin County Public Library North Branch, 800 S. Logsdon Parkway, Radcliff. Bring scrap pieces of material. POC: 270-351-9999.
  • Hardin County Board of Adjustment meeting, 5 p.m. Feb. 18, second floor meeting room, Hardin County Government Center, 150 N. Provident Way. E’town. POC: 270-769-5479.
  • Etown Eats Plants, 6 p.m. Feb. 18, Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. First meeting will view “PlantPure Nation.” POC: 270-769-6337.
  • Learn to Crochet, 6-7:30 p.m. Feb. 18, Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Instructor Martha Brooks. Bring yarn and hook for assistance on a project started. POC: 270-769-6337.
  • Know Your Numbers Free Health Screening at Hardin Memorial Health registration deadline is Feb. 19. Screenings are 8-11 a.m. Feb. 27, Screenings include: lipid panel, blood sugar, and blood pressure. To register, visit www.hmh.net and select your screening appointment. POC: 270-706-1247.
  • Intro to Creative Writing, 2 p.m. Feb. 19, Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Key elements of storytelling and basic techniques of narrative. Registration required. POC: 270-769-6337.
  • Color Me Calm, 3-4 p.m. Feb. 19, Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Class for adults who enjoy coloring for relaxation or creative expression. Materials provided. POC: 270-769-6337.