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Updated for July 25, 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, July 25

  • Hardin Memorial Hospital Wellness on Wheels, 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Save-A-Lot, 102 Lincoln Drive, Hodgenville. Preventative wellness screenings include blood pressure, body fat analysis, body mass index and blood glucose, free. Anemia screening, $5. Cholesterol panel, $20, Thyroid screening, $15. POC: 270-234-4406.
  • Hispanic League, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Hardin County Public Library North Branch, 800 S. Logsdon Parkway, Radcliff. For those of Hispanic origin who need help signing up for social services, utilities, cable or satellite TV services, driver’s licensing, property tax payments or any other community services. For an appointment please call, 270-877-5440. POC: 270-351-9999.
  • E’town City Council meeting, 4:30 p.m., City Hall, 200 W. Dixie Ave., E’town. POC: 270-765-6121.
  • Hardin County fire advisory board meeting, 6 p.m., Hardin County Government Building, 150 N. Provident Way, E’town.
  • Ireland Army Hospital community town hall to discuss transition, 6-7:30 p.m., American Legion Ball Room, 1251 Ring Road, E’town. A community town hall discussion which includes information about transition from a hospital to an Army health clinic, downsizing to an acute care clinic, loss of the hospital’s emergency room capabilities and how these changes might affect local communities. POC: Rachael Tolliver, 502-624-0718.

Tuesday

  • Hardin County Branch NAACP book fair, 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday, Barnes & Nobles, 1980 N. Dixie Ave., E’town. Barnes & Nobles will donate a percentage of proceeds to NAACP scholarships. POC: Triashun Collier, 270-681-1430.
  • Hardin County E-911 board meeting, 10 a.m., E-911 Dispatch Center, 150 N. Provident Way, E’town.POC: Suzanne Perla, 270-765-2350.
  • Hardin Fiscal Court meeting, 3:30 p.m., third floor, Hardin County Government Building, 150 N. Provident Way. E’town. POC: Suzanne Perla, 270-765-2350.

Wednesday

  • Free GED classes, registration deadline is Wednesday. Classes begin Aug. 1. 8:30-11:30 a.m. Monday through Friday and 5-8 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, Har­din County Adult Education and Community Educa­tion Centers, Eliza­bethtown College View Campus, 521 Charle­magne Blvd., West Pod. POC: 270-769-8866.
  • Free English as a second language classes, registration deadline is Wednesday. Classes begin Aug. 1. 8:30-11:30 a.m. Monday and Wednesday and 5-6:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, Hardin County Adult Education and Community Education, Elizabethtown College View Campus, 521 Charle­magne Blvd., West Pod. POC: 270-769-8866.
  • Free GED classes, registration deadline is Wednesday. Classes begin Aug. 1. 9 a.m.-noon Monday-Thursday and 5-8 p.m. Monday and Wednesday, Hardin County Adult Education and Community Education, 620 N. Wilson Road. Radcliff. POC: 270-769-8866.
  • Free English as a second language classes registration deadline is Wednesday. Classes begin Aug. 1. 12:30-3 p.m. Monday and Thursday, Hardin County Adult Education and Community Education, 620 N. Wilson Road, Radcliff. POC: 270-769-8866.
  • 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. Thyroid screening, $15. POC: 270-234-4406.
  • Wellness in the workplace, noon-1 p.m., community room, Elizabethtown Police Deptpartment, 300 S. Mulberry St., E’town. Lunch and learn speaker Virgil Willoughby on personal safety. Cost $8 at the door. Door prize to be awarded. RSVP by Monday to Karen Blaiklock, 270-706-1250 or kblaiklock@hmh.net.

Thursday

  • Embroidery guild, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Hardin County Extension Service, 201 Peterson Drive, E’town. By hand or machine. POC: Mary Logsdon, 270-668-7603.
  • Hispanic League, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Hardin County Public Library North Branch, 800 S. Logsdon Parkway, Radcliff. For those of Hispanic origin who need help signing up for social services, utilities, cable or satellite TV services, driver’s licensing, property tax payments or any other community services. For an appointment call, 270-877-5440. POC: 270-351-9999.
  • Quilting class, 2 p.m., Hardin County Public Library North Branch, 800 S. Logsdon Parkway, Rad­cliff. Bring projects to share. If you are having trouble with a project, bring it. 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.
  • 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.
  • The Charles W. Logsdon Historic Downtown Walking Tour, 7 p.m. each Thursday, Public Square in Elizabethtown, weather permitting. POC: Heritage Council, 270-982-2209.

Upcoming

  • Bird Watching 101: food, feeders and behavior, 10 a.m. July 29, amphitheater, Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. For the casual backyard bird watcher or the aspiring enthusiast. Lacy Thomas will have tips and strategies for the housing and feeding of different birds. POC: Rebekah Akers, 270-769-6337 ext. 109 or hcplrebekaha@gmail.com.
  • Central Hardin High School Class of 1996 reunion, 6 p.m. CDT July 30, Barren River Lake State Park, 1149 State Park Road, Lucas. Tickets are $30. POC: Angela Kelley, 270-234-6939, or Facebook at CHHS Class of ’96.
  • Volunteers needed for AARP Tax Aid training registration by Aug. 1. Training is 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 9, Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Books and training provided. POC: Angelo Landi, 270-862-5847.
  • Hardin Memorial Hospital Wellness on Wheels, 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Aug. 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, Thyroid screening, $15. POC: 270-234-4406.
  • Central Kentucky Art Guild watercolor workshop, 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Aug. 1-3, Guild Gallery, 790 N. Dixie Ave., E’town, featuring Paul Jackson. Cost is $350. POC: Jo Friel, billf@bardstowncable.net, 502-348-8159 or 502-460-3531.
  • Hispanic league, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Aug. 1, Hardin County Public Library, North Branch, 800 S. Logsdon Parkway, Radcliff. For those of Hispanic origin in our community who need help signing up for social services, utilities, cable or satellite TV services, finding information on where to go for driver’s licensing, property tax payments or any other community services. To schedule an appointment call 270-877-5440. POC: 270-351-9999.
  • The basics, memory loss, dementia, and Alzheimer’s disease, 10 a.m.-noon Aug. 2, Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Program provides information on detection, causes and risk factors, stages of the disease, treatment and more. Registration required. Designed for family caregivers; no professionals please. POC: 502-451-4266.
  • Alzheimer’s Association, 1 p.m. Aug. 2, Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E‘town. Program for anyone who knows someone or is caring for someone with Alzheimer’s at any stage. Registration required, Call 1-800-272-3900; program will be cancelled by the Alzheimer’s Association if less than five register. POC: 270-769-6337, Ext. 109.
  • Vine Grove City council meeting, 6:30 p.m. Aug. 1, City of Vine Grove, 300 W. Main St., Vine Grove. POC: 270-877-2422.
  • Hardin County Planning Commission meeting, 5 p.m. Aug. 2, second floor meeting room, Hardin County Government Building, 150 N. Provident Way. E’town. POC: 270-769-5479.
  • Hardin Memorial Hospital Wellness on Wheels, 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Aug. 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, Thyroid Screening, $15. POC: 270-234-4406.
  • Learn and lunch: Mysteries of Magruder, 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 3, visitors center, Bernheim Forest, Ky. 245, Clermont. Members $15 and nonmembers $20 payment due by 4 p.m. the day before the event. POC: 502-955-8512.
  • Scrapbook circle, 9:30 a.m.-noon Aug. 4, Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E‘town. Bring project materials and work with other scrapbookers. Materials not provided. Call to register, drop-ins welcome. POC: 270-769-6337 ext. 109.
  • Hispanic league, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Aug. 4, Hardin County Public Library, North Branch, 800 S. Logsdon Parkway, Radcliff. For those of Hispanic origin in our community who need help signing up for social services, utilities, cable or satellite TV services, finding information on where to go for driver’s licensing, property tax payments or any other community services. To schedule an appointment call 270-877-5440. POC: 270-351-9999.
  • Quilting class, 2 p.m. Aug. 4, Hardin County Public Library, North Branch, 800 S. Logsdon Parkway, Radcliff. Bring a project to share with the group. For trouble with a certain project, bring it to the meeting. POC: 270-351-9999.
  • Hardin County Board of Adjustment meeting, 5 p.m. Aug. 4, second floor meeting room, Hardin County Government Building, 150 N. Provident Way. E’town. POC: 270-769-5479.
  • Smart start business basics, 5 p.m. Aug. 4, Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E‘town. From the how-tos of starting, feasibility and legal structure, to licensing and permitting requirements, this class covers the essentials to help you get started. Register for this course via UK Small Business Development Center’s website, Elizabethtown SBDC Seminar Signup. POC: 270-769-6337, Ext. 109.
  • Learn to crochet, 6-7:30 p.m. Aug. 4, Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E‘town. Instructor is Martha Brooks. Bring yarn and a hook if you’ve started a project and would like assistance. POC: 270-769-6337, Ext. 109.
  • Color Me Calm, 3-4 p.m. Aug. 5, Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E‘town. Open to adults to color for relaxation or creative expression. Materials provided. POC: 270-769-6337, Ext. 109.
  • Bingo, 4-5 p.m. Aug. 5, Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E‘town. Monthly game time for adults. POC: 270-769-6337, Ext. 109.
  • Hardin Memorial Hospital Wellness on Wheels, 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Aug 6, 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, Thyroid screening, $15. POC: 270-234-4406.
  • Pottery Program, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 6, 2995 Lincoln Farm Road, Hodgenville. Schedule available at the park’s website and at the Birthplace Visitors Center. POC: www.nps.gov/abli or www.facebook.com/LincolnBirthplaceNPS
  • First Sunday nature hike: Sharing the bounty, 2-3 p.m. Aug.7, visitors center, Bernheim Forest, Ky. 245, Clermont. Free for members, $5 per car nonmembers. POC: 502-955-8512.