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Updated for Aug. 26, 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. 

Friday, Aug. 26

  • Keep calm and craft on, 3-5 p.m., Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E‘town. Re­pur­posed books craft class. This month’s project is a book page wreath. Construct the wreath at the library and personalize or add seasonal decorations at home. Registration required. POC: 270-769-6337, Ext. 109.
  • Central Kentucky Art Guild annual All-Member Show, 5-7 p.m., Morrison Gallery, Elizabethtown Com­mun­ity and Technical College, 600 College Street Road, E’town. Light refreshment reception and awards given at 6 p.m. Gallery hours are from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. Admission is free. POC: Judie Wilson, judiegw@msn.com.
  • Special needs families connect, 7 p.m., Abundant Life Church, 1352 N. Logsdon Parkway, Radcliff. Stan Holmes, special needs teacher at Fort Knox, will speak concerning Individual Education Plans. POC: Bonnie Linscott, 270-300-4241.
  • Creatures of the night: Katydids and crickets, 8:30-11 p.m., garden pavillion, Bernheim Forest, Ky. 245, Clermont. Members $10 and nonmembers $12. Payment due by 4 p.m. day before the event. POC: 502-955-8512.

Saturday, Aug. 27

  • 26th annual Special Olympics golf scramble tournament, check in 8 a.m., Lindsey Golf Course, 4024 Bullion Blvd. Fort Knox. Sponsored by American Legion Hardin Post 113. Shotgun start at 9 a.m. All entries must be received by Wednesday, with teams to be determined by the tournament staff, A, B, C, D handicaps. Entry fee is $60 per person, which includes green fee, cart, range balls, one Mulligan and lunch at the golf course. All proceeds benefit Hardin County area Special Olympics. POC: Hardin Post 113, 270-737-9949, Steve Schafer, 270-300-6836, cdr_hardinpost113@comcast.net or SteveSchafer68@yahoo.com.
  • Heartland Homecoming, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., downtown E’town. Parade at 10 a.m. Beginning at noon, Dixie Avenue from Mulberry Street to Central Avenue and North and South Main streets will be closed until 5 p.m. Food vendors, sidewalk sales and live music. Bands include Forrest Snoddy, 12-12:45 p.m.; Luke Yates, 1-1:45 p.m.; Matt and Joanna Black, 2-2:45 p.m.; 3GC, 3-3:45; and Limestone Creek, 4-4:45 p.m. POC: www.elizabethtownky.org or 270-765-6121.
  • Adopt-a-pet, Animal Refuge Center in Vine Grove, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. POC: 270-877-6064.
  • Tattoo party for a cure and Run for Hope, 11 a.m. Saturday and Sunday, Big Lots Shopping Center, Suite 176, 200 Sycamore St., E’town. All proceeds benefit Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Tat­toos by Dwayne Spears. Tickets, $80 for 2 hours. Through today, purchase 10 tickets for $200, each ticket good for four hours. Run for Hope Aug. 27. Registration at 11 a.m., kickstands up at 1 p.m. $15 per rider, $5 passenger. POC: Dwayne Spears, 270-304-8337 or Cassidy McIntosh, emcintosh21Ahotmail.com.
  • The Association of the Century 100th Division 36th Annual meeting and reunion, 11:30 a.m., Hilton Garden Inn Hotel, 1020 Wilkinson Trace, Bowling Green. Events Saturday include an awards luncheon and evening reception and banquet, 5 p.m. Current and former members of the Century Division are welcome to attend. POC: www.the-century.org.
  • Connect at Bernheim, 6:18-10:18 p.m., Lake Nevin, Bernheim Forest, Ky. 245, Clermont. $5 per person. POC: 502-955-8512.

Monday, Aug. 29

  • English as a Second Language, 11 a.m., Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E‘town. Free tutoring sessions geared toward learners of English. POC: 270-769-6337, Ext. 109.
  • Medicare seminar, noon, Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E‘town. Free community Medicare informational meeting. Learn about Medicare health plan options. Call to register. POC: 270-769-6337, Ext. 109.
  • Panther Academy Site-Based Decision-Making Council meeting, 2:30 p.m., Panther Academy, 634 N. Mulberry St., E-town. Requests to address the panel must be made seven days before the meeting. POC: 270-765-3007.

Tuesday, Aug. 30

  • 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, Aug. 31

  • Money 101, 5:30 p.m., Hardin County Cooperative Extension Service, 201 Peterson Drive, E’town. Learn how to have a budget and know your credit score. RSVP POC: Franziska Troglauer-Hodges, 270-765-4121 or fran.hodges@uky.edu.

Thursday, Sept. 1

  • Scrapbook circle, 9:30 a.m.-noon, Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Bring project materials. Call to register, drop-ins welcome. POC: 270-769-6337, Ext 109.
  • Quilting class, 2 p.m., Hardin County Public Li­bra­ry, North Branch, 800 S. Logsdon Parkway, Rad­cliff. Bring projects to share. Having trouble with a certain project? Bring it to the meeting. 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.
  • Learn to crochet, 6-7:30 p.m., Hardin County Pub­lic Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Instructor Martha Brooks. Bring a yarn and hook if working on a project and would like assistance. POC: 270-769-6337, Ext 109.
  • The NAACP 25th Annual Freedom Fund Banquet deadline for tickets and tables is today. Event is 6:30 p.m. Sept. 17, Grace Heartland Church, 801 Pear Orchard Road, E’town. Guest speaker is attorney Anthony D. Gray of Ferguson, Missouri. Individual tickets $60, table of eight $480, reserved seating, partnership $350. Make checks payable to Hardin County Branch NAACP and mail to P.O. Box 304, Elizabethtown, KY 42701. POC: Triashun Collier, 270-681-1430 or hcbtickets@gmail.com.
  • 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. Thursdays, Public Square in Elizabethtown, weather permitting. POC: Heritage Council, 270-982-2209.

Upcoming

  • Color me calm, 3-4 p.m. Sept. 2, Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Open to adults who enjoy coloring for relaxation or creative expression. Materials provided. POC: 270-769-6337, Ext 109.
  • Bingo, 4-5 p.m. Sept. 2, Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Monthly game time for adults. POC: 270-769-6337, Ext 109.
  • On your own challenge, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept, 3, visitor center, Bernheim Forest, Ky. 245, Clermont Road, Clermont. Self-guided adventure. Free event. POC: 502-955-8512.
  • Hike of the day, 2-3 p.m. Sept. 3, visitor center, Bernheim Forest, Ky 245, Clermont Road, Clermont. Free event. POC: 502-955-8512.
  • Laser guided star tour, 9-11 p.m. Sept. 3, Garden pavilion, Bernheim Forest, Ky 245, Clermont Road, Clermont. Members $10 and nonmembers $12, must be paid by 4 p.m. day before event. POC: 502-955-8512.
  • Kersey Family Homecoming, 12:30-4 p.m. Sept. 4, White Mills Christian Church gym, 521 Cave Road, White Mills. Potluck lunch at 12:30. An afternoon with family inside the gym. Meet and share family photos, stories, information, etc. POC: Dale Kersey, 270-862-5551 or kers232@windstream.net or 270-307-1145.
  • First Sunday nature hike, late bloomers, 2-3 p.m. Sept. 4, Visitor center, Bernheim Forest, Ky 245, Clermont Road, Clermont. Free. POC: 502-955-8512.
  • English as a second language, 11 a.m. Sept. 5, Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Register now for free tutoring sessions geared toward learners of English. POC: 270-769-6337, Ext 109.
  • Helmwood Heights Elementary School Site-Based Decision Making meeting, 1 p.m. Sept. 6, 307 Cardinal Drive, E’town. POC: Trisha L. Pfeiffer, 270-169-1328.
  • Hardin County Planning Commission meeting, 5 p.m. Sept. 6, second floor meeting room, Hardin County Government Building, 150 N. Provident Way. E’town. POC: 270-769-5479.
  • Color me calm, 3-4 p.m. Sept. 7, Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Open to adults who enjoy coloring for relaxation or creative expression. Materials are provided. POC: 270-769-6337, Ext 109.
  • Laundry and cleaning 101, 5:30 p.m. Sept. 7, Hardin County Cooperative Extension Service, 201 Peterson Drive, E’town. Learn how to get out stains and clean filters. RSVP POC: Franziska Troglauer-Hodges, 270-765-4121 or fran.hodges@uky.edu.
  • Blood pressure screening, 1 p.m. Sept. 8, Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. A home health nurse will do a blood pressure check and answer questions. POC: 270-769-6337, Ext 109.
  • Quilting class, 2 p.m. Sept. 8, Hardin County Public Library, North Branch, 800 S. Logsdon Parkway, Radcliff. Bring projects to share. Having trouble with a certain project? Bring it to the meeting. POC: 270-351-9999.
  • Hardin County Board of Adjustment meeting, 5 p.m. Sept. 8, second floor meeting room, Hardin County Government Building, 150 N. Provident Way. E’town. POC: 270-769-5479.
  • Disabled American Veterans, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 9, Radcliff City Hall. 411 W. Lincoln Trail Blvd., Radcliff. A van will be outside Radcliff City Hall to process claims. POC: Carlos Fernandez, 270-319-8734.
  • Quarter moon hike, 8-10 p.m. Sept. 9, Garden pavilion, Bernheim Forest, Ky 245, Clermont Road, Clermont. Members $10 and nonmembers $12 must be paid by 4 p.m. day before event. POC: 502-955-8512.
  • Learning express series, job and career accelerator, 10-11 a.m. Sept, 9, Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Introduces computer users to the learning express databases. Focus on the resources available for job search applications, resumes, cover letters and interview skills. Call to register. POC: 270-769-6337, Ext 109.
  • Movies under the stars, “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” dusk Sept. 9, Freeman Lake Park, E’town. Sponsored by The Cecilian Bank, Grace Heartland Church and city of Elizabethtown. Free. POC: 270-765-6121 or go to Elizabethtown City Events.
  • Hardin Memorial Hospital Wellness on Wheels, 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sept. 10, 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, $15. POC: 270-234-4406.
  • Hardinsburg Synthetics Howevalley Day Car and Bike Show 2016, 9 a.m. Sept. 10, Howevalley Elementary School, 8450 Hardinsburg Road, Cecilia. Burn out contest $5, revving competition, Open Road USA, Hardinsburg Synthetics and Advanced Mechanical. Entry fee $10. All veterans, active military and all first responders with proof of I.D. is a free entry. Top 50 trophies and up to eight specialty trophies. POC: Charles Goodman, 270-766-8485.
  • Vine Grove Junior Firefighters open house, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept 10, Vine Grove Fire Department, 513 Highland Ave., Vine Grove. An opportunity for young men and women between 15-18 to learn about the art of firefighting, emergency medical services, law enforcement and emergency management. Bring a parent or guardian to fill out an application and attend a short briefing. POC: Kenneth Lucey, 270-272-4488.
  • Walk with a Doc, 10-11 a.m. Sept. 10, Visitor Center, Bernheim Forest, Ky 245, Clermont Road, Clermont. Free event. POC: 502-955-8512.
  • Via Colori street painting, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sept. 10, on the square in Elizabethtown. Food court, live music, bouncy houses, children’s section and vendors. Proceeds to benefit the foster children of New Beginnings Foundation. POC: viacolorikentucky.com or Facebook.com/ViaColoriKy
  • Annual picnic, 2-10 p.m. Sept. 10, St. Martin of Tours, 440 St. Martin Road, Vine Grove. Barbecue chicken or pork meal with sides and homemade desserts from 3-7 p.m. Adults, $10, and children, $5; take out available. Car show, live and silent auctions, bouncy house and games. Raffles with cash prizes and quilt raffle at 6 p.m. POC: Carol Cox, 270-828-8483 or martinfl@bbtel.com.