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Updated for April 17, 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, April 17

  • Spring Buzz painting class registration deadline. Class is 9 a.m.-2 p.m. April 22, Hardin County Extension Service, 201 Peterson Drive, E’town. Cavas panel 11-by-14 acrylic. Cost is $22, includes supplies. Instructor is Byrle Thomas. POC: 270-765-4121 or hardinext.org.
  • Job-seeker workshops, Kentucky Career Center-Lincoln Trail, 916 N. Mulberry St., E’town. Keyboar­ding, 9-10 a.m. Effective Networking Skills, 10-11 a.m. Free. Register in advance, jerisia.lamons@ky.gov, or walk-ins welcome. POC: 270-766-5115.
  • Radcliff/Fort Knox Convention and Tourism commission meeting, 4 p.m., tourism office, 562 N. Dixie Blvd., No. A1, Radcliff. POC: 270-352-1204.
  • Bark for Life canine walk, 6-8 p.m., football field and track, Central Hardin High School, 3040 Leitchfield Road, E’town. Registration begins at 5:30 p.m. Relay fundraising event that honors canine survivors and the caregiving qualities of canine friends. Registration, $10. All preregistered dogs will receive a Bark for Life bandana. All participants who raise $75 or more will be entered into a drawing for a dog-friendly basket. Prizes for best dog costume. Dogs should be on a leash; bring santitation bags. Proceeds will benefit Relay for Life for the American Cancer Society. POC: Elisha Booker, 270-737-1593 EBooker@cecilianbank.com, or Holly Cairns, 502-619-0823, survivorchairetown@hotmail.com.

Saturday

  • Elizabethtown Lions Club annual pancake breakfast, 7 a.m.-noon, Elizabethtown High School. Pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage and drink for $7. Children 5 and younger eat for free. Eat in or carry-out meals available. POC: Jim Weise, 270-766-1073.
  • Ninth annual Early Childhood Conference, 8 a.m.-3:15 p.m., Elizabethtown Community and Technical College, 600 College Street Road, E’town. Keynote speakers, former Gov. Paul Patton and his daughter, Nikki Patton Rowe, an expert on early childhood development. POC: 270-706-8499.
  • Radcliff United Methodist Women will sponsor a rummage sale, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., fellowship hall of Radcliff United Methodist Church, 275 S. Woodland Drive, Radcliff. All proceeds go to mission projects of the United Methodist Women. POC: Suzanne Tigges, 270-351-8218.
  • Cops and Bobbers, youth fishing derby. Registra­tion, 8:30-9 a.m.; fishing, 9-11:30 a.m.; and awards, 11:30 a.m.-noon, Freeman Lake Park barn, 212 Freeman Lake Road, E’town, sponsored by the Elizabethtown Police Department for children ages 10-14. Preregistration required, limited to the first 40 registered children. Fish from the shore. Light lunch and derby prizes for first fish, most fish and longest fish. Rods and reels provided by the Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Office. POC: Sgt. Timothy Cleary, 270-268-6209 or tim.cleary@elizabethtownky.gov.
  • Springtime Scramble 5K run or walk, 8:30 a.m., Ernie Williams Pavilion, Freeman Lake Park in E’town, sponsored by Elizabethtown Junior Woman’s Club and Elizabethtown Fire Department. Awards and prizes. Proceeds benefit Addie’s Army. Entry fee, $20 pregistration or $25 day of the event. POC: Shelley, 270-272-7826.
  • Free airplane rides for youth, 9 a.m.-noon weather permitting, Vine Grove Airport, provided by Vine Grove Chapter of the Experimental Aircraft Association. For youth ages 8 to 17. Permission slip, authenticated by a parent or guardian, is required and is available at the airport. Donations to support Young Eagles or EAA Chapter No. 657 are accepted, but not required. POC: Dick Ardisson, 270-351-7138, or Vine Grove Airport, 270-877-0131.
  • Fresh Air Yoga for Fresh Water in celebration of Earth month, flowing flow class, 9 a.m., slow trickle class, 10:30 a.m., Freeman Lake Park in Elizabethtown, sponsored by NShape Fitness. Bring your own mat. Donation of $15 per class benefits the Kentucky Waterways Alliance. POC: Elizabeth McNeil, 270-734-0531.
  • Earth Day 5K run or walk, 9 a.m., Elizabethtown Community and Technical College, 600 College Street Road, E’town, sponsored by Neil Huffman Subaru, ECTC student government and TenderTouch. Proceeds benefit ECTC Association of Nursing Students, the biology club and the running club and Rachel’s Fun for Everyone playground. Donate used running shoes and books for recycle. A native Hardin County tree will be planted to commemorate Earth Day. Register at runsignup.com/Race/KY/Elizabethtown/ECTCEarthDay5K. POC: Samantha MacKenzie, 270-706-8527 or samantha.mackenzie@kctcs.edu.
  • Spotlight on local authors and book fair, 10 a.m., 605 N. Wilson Road, Radcliff, sponsored by Radcliff Small Business Alliance members Beautifully Bare Laser Hair removal and Leo’s Donuts and Coffee House. POC: Wendy Barto, 502-507-9760 or Barto.wendy@yahoo.com.
  • EarthFest 2015, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., First Presby­ter­ian Church, 1016 Pear Orchard Road, E’town. Sponsored by Hardin County Earthcare Collabora­tion. Free, family-friendly event featuring live music, activities for children and booths. Free parking and a shuttle service available from Grace Heartland Church. POC: Martha Wolfe, 270-706-8554 or martha.wolfe@kctcs.edu or Jackie Gerard at jackiecgerard@gmail.com.
  • Book Bingo, 2-4 p.m., Longview United Methodist Church, 4320 S. Wilson Road, Radcliff, sponsored by Longview Homemakers Club. $5 for 10 games, free refreshments, door prizes, gently used books for sale. Proceeds benefit community outreach programs. POC: Reanna McCarthy, 270-268-5001, or Chris Letterman, 270-351-6561.

Sunday

  • Bail Me Out of the Shelter Pet Expo, 2-5 p.m., Prit­chard Community Center, 404 S. Mulberry St., E’town. Shelters with adoptable dogs and cats and animal-related businesses and agencies. POC: 270-268-0316.

Monday

  • Hardin Memorial Hospital Wellness on Wheels, 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Hometown IGA, 93 Shawnee Drive, Hodgenville. 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.
  • New Highland Family Resource Center Advisory Council special meeting, 2:30 p.m., family resource center, New Highland Elementary School, 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.
  • Hardin County Solid Waste meeting, 3:30 p.m., third floor, H.B. Fife Courthouse, 100 Public Square, E’town. POC: 270-769-5479.
  • Women’s Network of Greater Hardin County monthly meeting, 6-8 p.m., Colvin Community Center, 230 Freedom Way, Radcliff. State Rep. Reginald Meeks will speak about lobbying elected officials. Light refreshments served. POC: Nancy, 270-272-2281.

Tuesday

  • Gardener’s Toolbox Series: How to grow: tomatoes, registration deadline is April 21. Class is 6 p.m. May 5, Hardin County Extension Office, 201 Peterson Drive, E’town. POC: 270-765-4121.
  • Hardin Memorial Hospital board meeting, 8:30 a.m., fifth floor conference room, 913 N. Dixie Avenue, E’town. POC: Beth Jackson, 270-706-1007.
  • Hardin County Resources and Community Support meeting, 3 p.m., third floor, H.B. Fife Courthouse, 100 Public Square, E’town. POC: 270-765-2350.
  • Hardin County Planning Commission meeting, 5 p.m., third floor, H.B. Fife Courthouse, 100 Public Square, E’town. POC: 270-769-5479.
  • Radcliff City Council meeting, 6:30 p.m., council chambers, Radcliff City Hall, 411 W. Lincoln Trail Blvd., Radcliff. POC: 270-351-4714.

Wednesday

  • Hardin Memorial Hospital Wellness on Wheels, 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 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.
  • Hardin County Board of Ethics meeting, 4 p.m., R.R. Thomas Building, 14 Public Square, Elizabethtown. POC: 270-765-2171.

Thursday

  • Spring Tulips painting class, registration deadline is April 23. Class is 9 a.m.-2 p.m. April 24. Acrylic canvas panel 16x20. Cost is $28, inclues supplies; instructor is Byrle Thomas. POC; 270-765-4121 or hardinext.org.
  • Spring Book Sale, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. April 23, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. April 24 and 9 a.m.-2 p.m. April 25, Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town, sponsored by the Friends of the Hardin County Public Library. Cash only, proceeds benefit the library. Donate new or gently used books, DVDs, music CDs and audio books. Item can be dropped off at either branch. Door prizes, raffle baskets. POC: Nancy Shores, 270-737-5215, or Jim Weise, 270-766-1073.
  • Hardin County Emergency Services meeting, 4 p.m., Emergency Services Center, 170 N. Provident Way, E’town. POC: 270-769-3016.
  • Hardin County Board of Adjustment meeting, 5 p.m., third floor, H.B. Fife Courthouse, 100 Public Square, E’town. POC: 270-769-5479.
  • Kiwanis Club first meeting, 6-7:30 p.m., Kentucky Farm Bureau Board Room, 2915 Ring Road, E’town. Special guest speakers Kiwanis Governor Elect for Kentucky and Tennessee Chuck Fletcher, Former Lt. Gov. and current member of Kiwanis Club in Shelbyville Natalie Mudd and president of Glasgow Kiwanis Club Dale Hawkins. POC: Steve McMichael, 502-794-8484.

Upcoming

  • Job seeker workshops, April 24, Kentucky Career Center-Lincoln Trail, 916 N. Mulberry St., E’town. Keyboarding, 9-10 a.m. Resumes that get Attention, 10-11 a.m. Free. Register in advance, jerisia.lamons@ky.gov, or walk-ins welcome. POC: 270-766-5115.
  • Spring book sale, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. April 24, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. April 25, and 9 a.m.-noon April 26, Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. To donate new or gently used books, DVDs, music CDs, and audio books for the sale, drop off items at the library in E’town or the North Branch at 800 S. Logsdon Parkway, Radcliff. Please no magazines, encyclopedias, textbooks, VHS tapes or Readers’ Digest condensed books. Sponsored by the Friends of the Hardin County Public Library. POC: Nancy Shores, 270-737-5215 or Jim Weise, 270-766-1073.
  • Single Moms Oil Change, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. April 25, Harvestland Community Church, 4761 Lincoln Parkway, Hodgenville. Free brunch and childcare provided while you wait. POC: Billy Smith, 502-410-8551, or Debbie Ragland, 270-735-6454.
  • Get Your Kicks on Highway 86 fourth annual 26-mile yard sale, April 25, Ky. 86 between U.S. 62 and U.S. 60. Set up a yard sale or rent a booth from the Cecilia Ruritan, $20. Vendors welcome and accepted from 6:30-8 a.m. Bake sale at the Ruritan Building. POC: Joni, 270-862-9434, or Clarissa, 270-862-3792.
  • Applique Class registration deadline is April 27. Class is 10 a.m.-noon April 30, Hardin County Extension Service, 201 Peterson Drive, E’town. Cost is $10; instructor is Patty Pruitt. POC: 270-765-4121 or hardinext.org.
  • Job seeker workshop, April 27, Kentucky Career Center-Lincoln Trail, 916 N. Mulberry St., E’town. Effective Job Search Skills, 10-11 a.m. Free. Register in advance, jerisia.lamons@ky.gov, or walk-ins welcome. POC: 270-766-5115.
  • Hardin County Historical Society, quarterly meeting, 6:30 p.m. April 27, Brown-Pusey House, 128 N. Main St., Elizabethtown. Buffet meal catered by Back Home costs $9 per person. Entertainment will be provided by harpist, Debbie Couch with period music from the 1850s. Tales from Hardin County’s past will be shared by various historical society members. Reservations for dinner due by Friday, April 24. The program is free and open to the public. POC: Twylane Van Lahr, 270-765-2515.
  • Cancer care lunch and learn, noon-1 p.m. April 28, HMH Cancer Care Center, 521 Robinbrooke Blvd., Suite 106, E’town. Dr. Adam Lye will speak on Melanoma. Lunch provided. Free. Registration required. POC: 270-706-1535.
  • Social Media 101, 1:30 p.m. EDT April 28, Hardin County Extension Service, 201 Peterson Drive, E’town. Get a sampling of how to network using various types of social media, presented by Cabrina Buckman, FCS agent, Washington County. POC: 270-765-4121 or hardinext.org.