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Updated for Feb. 9, 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.

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 in 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 comprised 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. Encourages friendship and acceptance. 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

  • 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

  • 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 Feb. 11, 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

  • 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

  • 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 for reservations.
  • 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.

Sunday

  • Community breakfast, 11 a.m. VFW Post 10281, 299 Briggs Lane, Vine Grove. Menu is bacon or sausage, scrambled eggs, home fries, French toast or pancakes, biscuit and gravy and coffee and juice. POC: 270-877-2138.

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.
  • Hardin County Solid Waste Committee meeting, 3:30 p.m. Feb 15, third floor meeting room, Hardin County Government Building, 150 N. Provident Way, E’town. POC: Suzanne Perla, 270-765-2350.
  • 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, fifth 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, fifth 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.
  • Hardin County Resources and Community support meeting, 3 p.m. Feb. 16, third floor meeting room, Hardin County Government Building, 150 N. Provident Way, E’town. POC: Suzanne Perla, 270-765-2350.
  • 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 Emergency Services Committee meeting, 4 p.m. Feb. 18, Hardin County Emergency Services Center, 170 N. Provident Way, E’town. POC: Suzanne Perla, 270-765-2350.
  • 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.
  • African American Heritage Film Series, 3-5 p.m. Feb. 22, Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. “Driving Miss Daisy,” to celebrate Black History Month. POC: 270-769-6337.
  • Freezer Meals, 11 a.m.-noon Feb. 22, Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Join Dayna Parrett, Hardin County Extension Service, for recipes and strategies. Registration required. POC: 270-769-6337.
  • Intro to Sketching and Drawing, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Feb. 22, 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.
  • Using your cellphone, 11 a.m. Feb. 23, Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Learn how to download apps, access emails and texts and get help with cellphone-related questions. POC: ​Rebekah Akers, 270-769-6337, Ext. 109.
  • Hardin Fiscal Court meeting, 3:30 p.m. Feb. 23, third floor, Hardin County Government Center, 150 N. Provident Way. E’town. POC: Suzanne Perla, 270-165-2350.
  • Downloading Electronic Materials, 3-4 p.m. Feb. 23, Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Learn whats available on Kentucky’s free downloading site, including eBooks and AudioBooks. Registration required. POC: 270-769-6337.
  • Color Me Calm, 3-4 p.m. Feb. 24, 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.
  • Quilting Class, 2 p.m. Feb. 25, Hardin County Public Library North Branch, 800 S. Logsdon Parkway, Radcliff. Bring scrap pieces of material. POC: 270-351-9999.
  • Lincoln Trail District Board of Health meeting, 6:30 p.m. Feb. 25, Lincoln Trail District Health Department, 108 New Glendale Road, E’town. POC: 270-769-1601
  • Jana’s Painting Class, 1-4 p.m. Feb. 26, Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Bring a canvas. $3 registration fee. POC: 270-769-6337.
  • Community ‘Jeopardy’ Game, 1:30-3 p.m. Feb. 26, Community Home Health Care and RobinBrooke Senior Living, 201 Harmony Way, E’town. Prizes and refreshments provided. RSVP by Feb. 23. POC: 270-982-3343.
  • Tech Drop-in Assistance, 3-5 p.m. Feb. 26, Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Get tech assistance in the computer lab. POC: 270-769-6337.
  • Interfaith Book Discussion Open, 11 a.m. Feb. 27, 341 Amy Ave. E-town. Tao Te Ching by Lao Tzu, any translation. POC: Louise Eaton, 270-737-2148.
  • Medicare Seminar, noon Feb. 29, Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Medicare informational meeting. Registration required. POC: 270-769-6337.

  • Intro to Sketching and Drawing, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Feb. 29, 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.