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Updated for May 25, 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.

Monday, May 25

  • Annual Memorial Day services, 10 a.m., Fort Duffield Memorial Cemetery, presented by Fort Duffield, Camp No. 1, Dept. of Kentucky, Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War held to honor the soldiers who died of hardship and disease in West Point and at Fort Duffield constructing the 1,000 foot long earthen fortification. Free. Bring a lawn chair for guaranteed seating. Civil War Living History Program, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., presented by the Fort Duffield Heritage Committee, 9th Michigan Vol. Infantry and Friends of Fort Duffield. Learn about the life of the Civil War soldier. $5 per person; $15 per family (parents and children younger than 18). Continuous presentations on weapons and uniforms, infantry and artillery firings, skirmishes 1 p.m. and 3 p.m., souvenirs and food by BiteSize Catering Shuttle service. POC: 502-922-4574 or info@fortduffield.com.
  • Memorial Days Service at American Legion Park, 11 a.m., 801 N. Miles St., E’town. 60th annual ceremony honoring Hardin County veterans who have died since the previous Memorial Day. Event begins with musical prelude by North Hardin High School Band. POC; Jesse Hall, 270-766-1720.
  • Freeman Lake Freedom Floatilla Memorial Day Paddlefest, noon-2 p.m., Freeman Lake Park, hosted by Elizabethtown Paddlers Association. Elizabethtown Parks and Recreation Department will celebrate the grand opening of the Bob and Ella Mae Wade Canoe and Kayak Dock, the first handicap accessible canoe and kayak launch dock in Kentucky. Launch a canoe, kayak or paddle board from any shoreline. Ribbon cutting ceremony is at 1 p.m. at the barn. POC: 270-763-2132 or Facebook at Elizabethtown Paddlers Association.

Tuesday

  • New Highland Family Resource Center Advisory Council meeting, 2:30 p.m., FRC Office, 110 W.A. Jenkins Road, E’town. POC: 270-765-2007.
  • E’town City Council meeting, 4:30 p.m., City Hall, 200 W. Dixie Ave., E’town. POC: 270-765-6121.
  • Beginner’s sewing, 5-6 p.m. May 26, Hardin County Public Library North Branch, 800 S. Logsdon Parkway, Radcliff. Fashion design teacher at North Hardin High School Megan Kinder will lead the class. POC: 270-351-9999.
  • Hardin County Fair pageant registration, 6-7 p.m., Hardin County Fairgrounds, E’town. Con­testants must reside in Hardin County and need to provide a copy of their birth certificate at rime of registration. Pageants are July 6-11 during the fair. POC: miss pageant, ages 16 to 21, Linda Thomas 270-735-6054; miss teen, ages 13 to 15, Michelle Tonietti-Goodman, 270-369-6194; miss pre-teen, ages 8 to 12, Carol Jaggers, 270-369-6098; and little miss and master, ages 5 to 7, Alane Preston, 270-735-6429.

Wednesday

  • T.K. Stone Middle School site-based decision-making council meeting, 3:05 p.m., media Center, 323 Morningside Drive, E’town. Change of date. POC: 270-769-6343.

Saturday

  • “Flyin’ By 5K,” 8 a.m., Woodland Elementary School, 6000 S. Woodland Drive, Radcliff. Proceeds will benefit North Hardin High School Band to attend the Macy’s Parade in the fall and children in need at Woodland Elementary. POC: tiffany.jenkins@hardin.kyschools.us.
  • White elephant yard sale, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Elizabethtown Police Department parking lot, 300 S. Mulberry St., E’town, hosted by the Elizabethtown Citizens Police Academy Alumni. In case of inclement weather, the event will be held inside in the EPD community room. Proceeds will benefit EPD Fraternal Order of Police shop-with-a-cop program and CPAAA scholarship and general fund accounts. POC: Sonia Ware, sonja.Ware@kctcs.edu.
  • Rachel’s Fun For Everyone second annual car and bike show, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Optimist Park, Vine Grove. First 100 cars receive a dash plaque. Trophies will be awarded. Food, craft vendors and live entertainment by Junction Creek. Proceeds benefit Fun For Everyone Project, a project to build an ADA accessible playground in Vine Grove. POC: Visit Rachels Fun For Everyone Project on Facebook, rachelsfunforeveryoneproject.com or 270-877-8194.
  • Fundraising event for Crusade for Children, 1:30-7:30 p.m., MRC Building, old Sonora Elementary School, 629 Broadway St., Sonora. Silent auction, cake walk, corn hole game and games for children. POC: Robert Wethington, 270-723-0248.

Upcoming

  • Hardin Memorial Hospital Wellness on Wheels, 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. June 1, 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.
  • John Hardin High School site-based decision-making council meeting, 4 p.m., 384 W.A. Jenkins Road, E’town. Principal selection process. POC: 270-769-8906.
  • Hardin County Public Works meeting, 9 a.m. June 2, third floor, H.B. Fife Courthouse, 100 Public Square, E’town. POC: 270-769-5479.
  • Hosparus free volunteer training, 5:15-9 p.m. June 2 and 3, 105 Diecks Drive, E’town. Participants must attend both sessions. Volunteers needed in Breckinridge, Grayson, Hardin, LaRue and Meade counties. POC: Arnette Jones, 270-737-6300 or ajones@hosparus.com.
  • Planning Commission meeting, 5 p.m. June 2, third floor, H.B. Fife Courthouse, 100 Public Square, E’town. POC: 270-769-5479.
  • Hardin Memorial Hospital Wellness on Wheels, 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. June 3, 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.
  • J.T. Alton Middle School site-based decision-making meeting, 8 a.m. June 4, 100 Country Club Road, Vine Grove. Change of date. POC: 270-877-2135.
  • Hardin County Board of Adjustment meeting, 5 p.m. June 4, third floor, H.B. Fife Courthouse, 100 Public Square, E’town. POC: 270-769-5479.
  • Needle Tatting registration deadline is June 5. Class is 9 a.m.-noon June 9, Hardin County Extension Office, 201 Peterson Drive, E’town. Learn to make flowers to use on greeting cards. Cost is $10, includes all supplies; instructor is Carolyn French.
  • Kidsfest, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. June 6, Sam’s Club, 1500 Ring Road, E’town, to benefit Children’s Miracle Network. Stacy, 270-769-1044.
  • Gospel singing and benefit auction, 1 p.m. June 6, Church of Joy, 100 High School Road, Leitchfield, to benefit Brenda Williams for medical expenses. Food and singing by “Anointed,” “Redeemed,” “The Haywagon Boys” and “Ky Sound Old Time Gospel.” POC: carmes@windstream.net.
  • Dinner at the Sycamore, charity dinner and silent auction, 6 p.m. June 7, dinner at 6:30 p.m., Pritchard Community Center, 404 S. Mulberry St., E’town, hosted by Sam’s Club to benefit Kosair Children’s Hospital. Entertainment by comedian Jay Cox, catering by Backhome Catering. Tickets, $30. POC: Stacy Hayes, 270-272-5377.
  • Hardin Memorial Hospital Wellness on Wheels, 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. June 8, 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.
  • Radcliff City Council work session and called meeting if needed, 4:30 p.m. June 8, council chambers, Radcliff City Hall, 411 W. Lincoln Trail Blvd., Radcliff. POC: 270-351-4714.