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Community Calendar

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Updated for Dec. 9, 2016

HOW TO USE THIS COLUMN. Community news announcements are published at no charge in the daily calendar. 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, Dec. 9

  • Keep calm and craft on, 3 p.m., Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Spiral book page wreath with seasonal embellishment. Registration required. POC: 270-769-6337, Ext. 109.

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.
  • Free photos with Santa Claus, 1-3 p.m., Signature Healthcare North Hardin Rehab & Wellness Center, 599 Rogersville Road, Radcliff. POC: 270-351-2999.
  • 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.
  • Home Holiday Shop, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., in the gym of Muldraugh City Hall, 202 Wendell St. Craft vendors will be setting up, Muldraugh Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary will sell concessions and Santa will visit. Admission is free. POC: Caroline Cline, 502-942-2824.
  • Sons of the American Revolution organizational meeting, 10 a.m., Hardin County History Museum, 201 W. Dixie Ave., E’town. The SAR is a patriotic organization. Members are male descendants of people who served in the Revolutionary War. POC: John Humphries 270-871-2331 or jahumphriespe@gmail.com.
  • 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

  • American Red Cross blood drive, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., in Batcheldor Hall, St. James Catholic Church, 309 W. Dixie Ave., E’town. POC: 270-765-4979.
  • 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, biscuits and gravy, coffee and juice. POC: 270-877-2138.

Monday

  • Crochet circle, 10 a.m.-noon, Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Bring a project and enjoy the fellowship of others. POC: 270-769-6337, Ext. 109.
  • 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. Drop-ins welcome. POC: 270-769-6337, Ext. 109.
  • Stamping workshop, 1-2:30 p.m., Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Make-and-take notecard class for a $2 registration fee. Register in person. POC: 270-769-6337, Ext. 109.
  • Panther Academy site-based decision-making council meeting, 2:30 p.m., 634 N. Mulberry St., E’town. Requests to address the panel must be made seven days before the meeting. POC: 270-765-3007.
  • Popcorn and a movie, 3-5 p.m., Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Monthly movie time for adults. “All I Want for Christmas,” starring Gail O’Grady and Greg Germann. Popcorn served. POC: 270-769-6337, Ext. 109.
  • E’town City Council meeting, 4:30 p.m., City Hall, 200 W. Dixie Ave., E’town. POC: 270-765-6121.
  • Heartland Fillies, 5:30-6 p.m., Hardin County Public Library, North Branch, 800 S. Logsdon Parkway, Radcliff. Group will sing holiday music. POC: 270-351-9999.
  • Republican Party of Hardin County Christmas dinner, 6 p.m., Nolin RECC, 411 Ring Road, E’town. Bring a side dish and an unwrapped toy for the Toys for Tots program. POC: Kathy Sargeant, 330-329-0925.

Tuesday

  • The Memory Café, 2-3:30 p.m., Hodgenville United Methodist Church, 825 Tonieville Road, Hodgenville. 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 can interact, find support and celebrate together without feeling embarrassed or misunderstood. Registration requested. POC: 1-800-272-3900.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • NewLife annual Christmas celebration, 6 p.m., Golden Corral Steak House, 1835 N. Dixie Ave., E’town. All amputees, their family members and friends are welcome to attend. Activities will include games, door prizes and gift exchange. To take part, bring a gender neutral gift $5-$10 value and purchase your meal. Tell the cashier you’re with the NewLife Christmas Party for a free drink. POC: Gary Summers, 270-307-1494.

Wednesday

  • Military job fair, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Saber & Quill, 1118 Chaffee Ave., Fort Knox. Preregister at CivilianJobs.com. National and regional opportunities. POC: 757-965-5808.
  • 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.
  • Create White Christmas luminaries, 3 p.m., Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Make a frosted Mason jar craft. Registration required. POC: 270-769-6337, Ext. 109.

Thursday

  • Hero’s Gathering complimentary monthly breakfast, 9:30 a.m., Allegro, 108 Diecks Drive, E’town. For Veterans of all generations in Hardin County and surrounding counties. The Hero’s Gathering is the third Thursday of every month. This month’s breakfast is a special breakfast buffet with door prizes. POC: 270-765-4414 to RSVP.
  • Scrapbook circle, 9:30 a.m.-noon, Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Bring project materials. Materials not provided. POC: 270-769-6337 Ext. 109.
  • Quilting class, 2-4 p.m., Hardin County Public Library, North Branch, 800 S. Logsdon Parkway, Radcliff. Bring a project. Having trouble with a project? Bring it and see if the problem can be solved. POC: 270-351-9999.
  • T.K. Stone Middle School Site-Based Decision-Making Council meeting, 3:30 p.m., library media center, 323 Morningside Drive, E’town. POC: 270-769-6343 or patty.gohman@etown.kyschools.us.
  • Fix It with Clint, 4-5 p.m., Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Facilitated by Clint Lewis of Servepro, the class addresses home repair and maintenance concerns and common emergency prevention. This month, a seasonal craft will be made. Registration is required. POC: 270-769-6337, Ext. 109.
  • E’town eats plants, 6 p.m., Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Learning, sharing, cooking and tasting down a whole foods, plant-based path to a healthier, happier lifestyle. Explore pitfalls and share successes. Share recipes, ask questions and offer suggestions, not medical advice, on the whole foods, plant-based journey. POC: 270-769-6337, Ext. 109.

Upcoming

  • World War II and Korean War veteran luncheon, register by Dec. 16. Luncheon is 11:30 a.m. Dec. 27, American Legion Post 113, 1251 Ring Road, E’town. This honor luncheon is at no cost for the veteran and one guest. Each additional guest is $6. Register at jsaund01@comcast.net or 270-737-9949.
  • American Red Cross Blood drive, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 16, Pritchard Community Center, 404 S. Mulberry St., E’town. All blood types are needed. POC: 800-733-2767 to make an appointment or for information.
  • Color me calm, 3-4 p.m. Dec. 16, Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. This group is open to adults who enjoy coloring for relaxation or creative expression. It can also improve concentration and lower stress levels in adults. Materials are provided. POC: 270-769-6337 Ext. 109.
  • Bingo, 4-5 p.m. Dec. 16, Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Monthly game time for adults. POC: 270-769-6337 Ext. 109.
  • American Red Cross Blood drive, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 17, Walmart, 100 Walmart Drive, Suite E, E’town. All blood types are needed. POC: 800-733-2767 to make an appointment or for more information.
  • Christmas music Guitar and cello, 1 p.m. Dec. 17, Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Christmas music of John and Samuel Ritchie. POC: 270-769-6337 Ext. 109.
  • Fall star stories and sky watch night, 6-8:30 p.m. Dec. 17, Garden pavillion, Bernheim Forest, Ky. 245, Clermont Road, Clermont. Members $10 and nonmembers $12. POC: 502-955-8512.
  • Last-Minute Homemade Gifts, 11 a.m.-noon Dec. 19, Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Registration required. If fewer than five pre-register, the program will be canceled. A Hardin County Extension Service class. POC: 270-769-6337 Ext. 109.
  • American Red Cross Blood drive, noon-5 p.m. Dec. 19, American Legion Hall, 206 W. Broadway St., Bardstown. All blood types are needed. POC: 800-733-2767 to make an appointment or for information.
  • American Red Cross Blood drive, noon-6 p.m. Dec. 19, Elizabethtown Blood Donation Center, 405 W. Dixie Ave., E’town, All blood types are needed. POC: 800-733-2767 to make an appointment or for information.
  • Solid Waste committee meeting, 3:30 p.m. Dec. 19, third floor courtroom, Hardin County Government Building, 150 N Provident Way, E’town. POC: Suzanne Perla, 270-765-2350.
  • Elizabethtown Independent Schools Board of Education regular monthly meeting, 6 p.m. Dec. 19, board room, Panther Academy, 634 N. Mulberry St,. E’town. All meetings are open to the public. POC: 270-765-6146.