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Community Calendar

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Updated for Aug. 28, 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, Aug. 28

  • Education Fair, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Fort Knox Saber and Quill, 1118 Chaffee Ave., Fort Knox. Representatives from more than 30 colleges will provide information on education benefits and financial aid. Light refreshments provided. Open to all Fort Knox servicemembers, veterans, DA civilians, contractors, their family members and surrounding communities. POC: Sophia Sweeney, 502-624-2427 or sophia.a.sweeney.ctr@mail.mil.
  • Painting Class, 1-4 p.m., Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Bring your own canvas, drinks and snacks. Taught by Jana Leigh Propst. $3 required at registration. POC: 270-769-6337.

Saturday, Aug. 29

  • Pet adoption, sponsored by Pets in Need Society, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Orscheln Farm Store, 135 E. Lincoln Trail Blvd., Radcliff. Cats and dogs from Meade County Animal Shelter; $20 adoption fee, receive $30 voucher to spay or neuter cats, $40 voucher for dogs. POC: Connie Mullins, 270-422-7066.

Sunday, Aug. 30

  • Riggs family reunion, 10 a.m. EDT, Upton Community Center, 379 College St., Upton. Potluck dinner. POC: Bryan Cottrell, 270-769-8528.

Monday, Aug. 31

  • Gubernatorial candidate Matt Bevin will appear from 5-8:30 p.m. at the Barn on the Farm Center at 325 Kirchdorfer Road in Brandenburg. The event is open to the public for the covered dish meal. Tickets are $25 for the dinner and are available at the door.
  • GED Classes begin in Radcliff, E’town and Vine Grove Aug. 31. Classes are available in Radcliff and E’town Monday-Thursday mornings, through Friday in E’town, Monday in Vine Grove and Tuesday and Thursday evenings in Elizabethtown. English as a Second Language classes begin Monday afternoons in Radcliff and mornings and evenings in E’town. Set up an appointment for pre-class testing. POC: 270-769-8866.
  • Popcorn and a Movie, 5-7 p.m., Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Movie time for adults. Popcorn served. Call to register, drop-ins welcome. POC: 270-769-6337.

Tuesday, Sept. 1

  • Hardin County Public Works meeting, 9 a.m., third floor, H.B. Fife Courthouse, 100 Public Square, E’town. POC: 270-769-5479.
  • Resume Workshop, 10-11 a.m., Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Learn the do’s and don’t for today’s resumes and the different types. Receive individual resume-building assistance. Drop-ins welcome. POC: 270-769-6337.
  • Hardin County Planning Commission meeting, 5 p.m., third floor, H.B. Fife Courthouse, 100 Public Square, E’town. POC: 270-769-5479.
  • 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, Sept. 2

  • 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., at 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, Sept. 3

  • Scrapbook Circle, 9:30 a.m.-noon, Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Bring project materials and work with other scrapbookers. Materials not provided. POC: 270-769-6337.
  • Hardin County Board of Adjustment meeting, 5 p.m., third floor, H.B. Fife Courthouse, 100 Public Square, E’town. POC: 270-769-5479.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • ARHHC Inc. board meeting, 6 p.m., membership meeting, 7 p.m., 225 College Street Road, E’town. POC: Ken Brewster, 270-737-1140 between 8 a.m-3 p.m. Monday-Friday.
  • The Charles W. Logsdon Historic Downtown Walking Tour, 7 p.m., on Public Square in Elizabethtown, weather permitting. POC: Heritage Council, 270-982-2209.

Upcoming

  • Diamond in the Rough Quilt Class registration deadline is Sept. 4. Class is 6-9 p.m. Sept. 11 and 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 12, Hardin County Extension Service, 201 Peterson Drive, E’town. Cost is $15 to be donated to Hardin County Scholarship Fund; intermediate skill level; instructor is Kathy Conway. Pattern must be purchased by student, available online. Supply list provided at registration. POC: 270-765-4121 or hardinext.org.2015 Sewing potpourri event “Make it Yourself Gifts,” registration deadline is Sept. 4. Classes are Sept. 12, Nelson County Extension Office, 317 S. Third St., Bardstown.
  • Beginner Basic Serger Class, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., ages 14 and older. $35. Projects are tissue holder, pillow case, thread catcher and cap and scarf. Zipper Bag Accessories, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., ages 14 and older. $35. Kits provided with each class and included in cost. Lunch is on your own from noon-1 p.m. POC: 502-348-9204.
  • Bingo, 3-4 p.m. Sept. 4, Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Twice monthly game time for adults. POC: 270-769-6337.
  • North Hardin High School Class of 1995 20-year class reunion, 5 p.m. Sept. 5, American Legion Hardin Post 113 Hall, 1251 Ring Road, E’town. Advanced registration and payment of $20 required by Aug. 29. POC: Gina Aldridge Clear, 270-801-8965.
  • Miller family reunion, children of Tommy and Irva Miller, 9 a.m. Sept. 5, Bethesda Ministries, 2738 Ring Road, E’town. Potluck, bring two dishes, bluegrass music entertainment. POC: Betty Geary, 270-300-1192, Febbie Kerr, 270-300-3663, or Helen Copeland, 270-312-0722.
  • Kersey family homecoming, 12:30-4 p.m. Sept. 6, gym, White Mills Christian Church. Potluck lunch, 12:30 p.m. Share family photos, stories and information. New time and place. POC: Dale Kersey, 270-862-5551 or 270-307-1145.
  • Resume Workshop, 10-11 a.m. Sept. 8, Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Learn the do’s and don’t for today’s resumes and the different types. Receive individual resume-building assistance. Drop-ins welcome. POC: 270-769-6337.
  • Memory Cafe, 2 p.m. Sept. 8, Hodgenville United Methodist Church, 25 Tonieville Road, Hodgenville. Informal setting for caregivers and their loved ones with memory problems to socialize and interact with other families and professionals. Designed for those in early stages of memory loss and their caregivers. Registration required. POC: 800-272-3900.
  • Radcliff City Council, work session and called meeting if needed, 4:30 p.m. Sept. 8, council chambers, Radcliff City Hall, 411 W. Lincoln Trail Blvd., Radcliff. POC: 270-351-4714.
  • Intro to German, 4:30-5:30 Sept. 9, 16, 23 and 30, Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Introduction to conversational German. Registration required, sign up only if you can attend all classes. POC: 270-769-6337.
  • Theatrical Throwback Thursday, 5 p.m. Sept. 10, Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Similar to regular monthly movie time, but showing older movies. This month, “The Journey of Natty Gann.” Popcorn served. POC: 270-769-6337.
  • DAV Chapter No. 003 Elizabethtown annual end-of-summer picnic, 5:30 p.m. Sept. 10, Searle Pavilion, Freeman Lake Park, E’town. POC: Mike Bava, 270-307-2953, or Dave Jarrett, 270-765-6340.
  • Art with Jana, 3-4 p.m. Sept. 11, Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Register in person for the installment of Jana Leigh Propst’s art series. Nonrefundable $3 deposit. Project announced at time of class. POC: 270-769-6337.
  • Household hazardous waste and prescription drug disposal, 8 a.m.-noon Sept. 12, Akebono Plant, 300 Ring Road, E’town. POC: 270-737-4906.
  • Operation Home Front Poker Run, sign ups at 9:30 a.m., KSU at 11 a.m. Sept. 12, beginning at The Shop Bar, 133 Christian Church Road, Brandenburg. Best poker hand wins; 75 miles ride with five stops. $20 per motorcycle, $5 passenger. Food, band, 50-50, silent auction and door prize. Ride escorted by Gunfighters Kentucky. Proceeds benefit Operation Homefront. POC: 270-570-0388.
  • Fall festival, 2-4 p.m. Sept. 12, Atria Elizabethtown, 133 Heartland Drive, Elizabethtown. Activities for all ages, including a petting zoo, Rachel’s Face Painting, a bouncy house, Bonkers-T the Clown, Larry the Magician, cake auction, many games and prizes. Tickets will be sold at the door; 20 tickets for $10 or 10 tickets for $5. All proceeds will benefit the Alzheimer’s Association. POC: Tami Delaney, 270-360-8001.
  • St. Martin of Tours, Flaherty, annual picnic, 2-10 p.m. Sept. 12, 440 Saint Martin Road, Vine Grove. Barbecue chicken and pork meal available from 3-7 p.m., adult dinners, $10, children’s dinners, $5. Take out available. Activities include car show, live auction, silent auction baskets, cake auction, bouncy house, dunking booth, games for kids. Raffle for $1,000 prize drawn at 6 p.m. Other games 2-6 p.m. POC: Carol Cox, 270-828-2552 or martinfl@bbtel.com.
  • O’Brien/Buckles reunion, 1 p.m. Sept. 13, George M. Searle Pavilion, Freeman Lake Park, E’town, for the families of Hugh and Carrie Buckles O’Brien and Charles and Josephine O’Brien Buckles. Potluck meal. Relatives and friends welcome. POC: Bo O’Brien, 270-737-4837.
  • Reunion for employees of Phelps Dodge through Superior, 2 p.m. Sept. 13, University Drive ballpark, St. John Road and 31W Bypass. POC: Cathy Hinton, 270-307-4910 or cathyhinton35@gmail.com.
  • Free square dance lessons, 2:30-4:30 p.m. Sept. 13, Colvin Community Center, 203 Freedom Way, Radcliff. POC: 270-668-4178.
  • Crochet Circle, 10 a.m.-noon Sept. 14, Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Bring a project and enjoy fellowship of others. POC: 270-769-6337.
  • Hardin County Solid Waste meeting, 3:30 p.m. Sept. 14, third floor, H.B. Fife Courthouse, 100 Public Square, E’town. POC: 270-769-5479.

  • Intro to Spanish, 6-7 p.m. Sept. 14, 21 and 28, Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Introduction to conversational Spanish. Register only if you can attend all classes. POC: 270-769-6337.
  • Alzheimer’s Association, 9:30 a.m. Sept. 15, Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Educational program for anyone who knows someone or is caring for someone with Alzheimer’s at any state. Registration required. POC: 270-769-6337.
  • Resume Workshop, 10-11 a.m. Sept. 15, Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Learn the do’s and don’t for today’s resumes and the different types. Receive individual resume-building assistance. Drop-ins welcome. POC: 270-769-6337.
  • Hardin County Resources and Community Support meeting, 3 p.m. Sept. 15, third floor, H.B. Fife Courthouse, 100 Public Square, E’town. POC: 270-765-2350.
  • Hardin County Planning Commission meeting, 5 p.m. Sept. 15, third floor, H.B. Fife Courthouse, 100 Public Square, E’town. POC: 270-769-5479.
  • Bank On: Financial Planning, 5:30-7 p.m. Sept. 15 and 22, Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Receive free, professional training for developing and maintaining a budget and learn strategies for getting finances under control. Registration required for this two-part workshop. Attendees of both workshops are entered in a gift card raffle. Snacks and drinks provided. POC: 270-769-6337.
  • Radcliff City Council meeting, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 15, council chambers, Radcliff City Hall, 411 W Lincoln Trail Blvd., Radcliff. POC: 270-351-4714.