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Updated for Sept. 27, 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, Sept. 27

  • 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.
  • Medicare information program, 4 p.m., Hardin County Public Library, North Branch, 800 S. Logs­don Parkway, Radcliff. Larry Elliott and Ann Fielder will help de-mystify the Medicare program by explaining the plans and options with each of the plans. POC: 270-351-9999.
  • Overdrive clinic, 4-5 p.m., Hardin County Pub­lic Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Learn what’s available on Kentucky’s free downloading site, including eBooks and AudioBooks. Presenter will answer questions regarding specific devices as time allows. Call to register. POC: 270-769-6337, Ext. 109.
  • Informational meeting, explaining Bank On and Volunteer Income Tax Assistance programs, 5 p.m., United Way of Central Kentucky office, 604 N. Main St., E’town. Seeking prospective volunteers in community efforts to help families make the most of their money. POC: 270-737-6608.
  • Crockpot cooking, 6 p.m., Hardin County Public Library, North Branch, 800 S. Logsdon Parkway, Radcliff. Class presented by Dayna Parrett of the Cooperative Extension Service. POC: 270-351-9999.

Wednesday

  • 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, $15. POC: 270-234-4406.
  • Drop-in tech lab, 3-5 p.m., Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Get tech assistance in the computer lab. No registration, just drop-in. Set up a tech appointment. POC: 270-769-6337, Ext. 109.
  • Sewing 101, 5:30 p.m., Hardin County Cooperative Extension Service, 201 Peterson Drive, E’town. Learn how to sew on a button and mend a tear. RSVP POC: Franziska Troglauer-Hodges, 270-765-4121 or fran.hodges@uky.edu.

Thursday

  • Yard and plant sale, 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursday, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday, Brown-Pusey House, 128 N. Main. St., E’town. Sponsored by The Garden Club of Elizabethtown, Polish Pottery, home decorating items, collectibles, tools, electronics and seasonal decorations. Checks or cash only. Proceeds benefit community charities. POC: Debbie Skaggs, 270-765-9255 or skaggs@scrtc.com.
  • 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.
  • Theatrical Throwback Thursday, 3-5 p.m., Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Monthly movie time for adults. “The Trouble with Angels,” starring Hay­ley Mills and Rosalind Rus­sell. Popcorn served. POC: 270-769-6337, Ext. 109.

Friday

  • Medicare seminar, 3 p.m., Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Free community Medicare informational meeting to learn about Medicare health plan options. Session facilitated by Larry Elliott. POC: 270-769-6337, Ext. 109.
  • Fort Knox Oktoberfest celebration, 3 p.m., Brooks Parade Field, Fort Knox. This year’s event culminates with fireworks at 9 p.m. Traditional German food, adult beverages and other refreshments available for purchase. Bounce houses, face painting, family games, a cornhole tournament and live music. Pets not permitted. Event is free. Visitors coming from off post should enter through the Chaffee (main) Gate and follow directional signs to Brooks Parade Field. In the event of inclement weather, go to www.knox.army.mil. POC: Kyle Hodges, 502-624-3051.
  • Creatures of the night, Screech Owls, 7:30-10 p.m., 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.

Saturday

  • Breakfast, 8-10 a.m., B.R. Young Masonic Lodge, 11 Lincoln Square, Hodgenville. All-you-can-eat pancakes, sausage and bacon for $5, benefits building fund. POC: 270-765-7047.
  • Howevalley High School Class of 1960 and spouses, 8:30 a.m., Golden Corral, 1835 N. Dixie Ave., E’town. POC: Bob Woosley, 270-877-2244.
  • Pet adoption, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Feeder’s Supply, 1610 Ring Road, E’town, by Animal Refuge Center. POC: ARC, 270-877-6064.
  • Community Picnic, noon-3 p.m., All Nations Wor­ship Ministries, 110 Wiselyn Drive, Radcliff. In honor of the 10-year anniversary of the church. Free food, Rachel’s Face Painting, petting zoo, bouncy houses, Radcliff Police Department with finger printing for kids, Radcliff Fire Departmen and Hardin County Sheriff’s Office with games. POC: 270-352-4919.
  • Central Kentucky Rods and Machines car cruise, 4 p.m. first Saturday of the month, April-October, Sonic Drive-In, 537 W. Dixie Ave., E’town. DJ and food. POC: Bob Merchant, 270-763-0016 or 270-234-4852.
  • Village Cruisers, Cruise In, 5-9 p.m. first Saturday of the month April-October, downtown Elizabethtown around the square. All makes, models and years welcome. Local bands and DJ. Some downtown businesses may remain open. POC: Kelly Crump, 270-234-3036 or cruffer@hotmail.com.

Monday

  • Hardin Memorial Hospital Wellness on Wheels, 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 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, $20. Thyroid, $15. POC: 270-234-4406.
  • 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.
  • National Career Readiness Assessment and Kentucky Essential Skills Certification, noon- 4 p.m. Every Mon­day and Wednesday, Kentucky Career Center, 233 Ring Road, E’town. Both are free. POC: To register, Hardin County Adult Education, 270-769-8866.
  • E’town City Council meeting, 4:30 p.m., City Hall, 200 W. Dixie Ave., E’town. POC: 270-765-6121.

  • Vine Grove City Council meeting, 6:30 p.m., City Hall community room, 300 W. Main St., Vine Grove. POC: Jackie Johnson, 270-877-2422.
  • Radcliff Woman’s Club, 6:30 p.m., Colvin Community Center, 230 Freedoms Way, Radcliff. POC: Sheila Enyart, 270-351-8616.

Upcoming

  • Hardin Memorial Hospital Wellness on Wheels, 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Oct. 5, Kroger, River Ridge Plaza, Brandenburg. 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.
  • Go Vote KY! Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes voter registration tour, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Oct. 5, Elizabethtown Community and Technical College; Regional Postsecondary Center, Room 229, 600 College Street Road, E’town. Secretary Grimes will speak to students, faculty, staff and community members about online voter registration and lead a discussion on the importance of voting and other needed election reforms. Non-partisan event. Free. Voter registration available. POC: 270-706-8530.
  • Create mod podge pumpkins, 3-5 p.m. Oct. 5, Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Cover styrofoam pumpkins with book pages to create unique autumn decorations. Registration required. POC: 270-769-6337, Ext. 109.
  • Be a nice human 101, 5:30 p.m. Oct. 5, Hardin County Cooperative Extension Service, 201 Peterson Drive, E’town. Learn how to resolve conflict and what fork to use at dinner. RSVP POC: Franziska Troglauer-Hodges, 270-765-4121 or fran.hodges@uky.edu.
  • Scrapbook Circle, 9:30 a.m.-noon, Oct. 6, 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, Ext. 109.
  • Adaptive Yoga, 10-11:30 a.m. Oct. 6, Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Come in comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat if you have one. This class is suitable for students at any level of ability or physicality, no previous experience necessary. A brief screening will be done before each class to ensure that safety is paramount. Drop-ins welcome. POC: 270-769-6337, Ext. 109.
  • Quilting class, 2 p.m. Oct. 6, Hardin County Library North Branch, 800 S. Logsdon Parkway, Radcliff. Bring a project to share with the group. If having trouble with a certain project, bring it to the meeting. POC: 270-351-9999.
  • Learn to crochet, 6-7:30 p.m. Oct. 6, Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Instructor Martha Brooks. Bring yarn and hook if started on a project and would like assistance. Drop-ins welcome. POC: 270-769-6337, Ext. 109.
  • AARP smart driver class, 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Oct. 7, Hardin Memorial Hospital, 913 N. Dixie Ave., E’town. Refresher course for seniors, who receive auto insurance premium reduction with class, but all ages are welcome. No written or driving test required. Registration $15 for members and $20 nonmembers. POC: Charles Meyer, 270-737-7904.
  • Color me calm, 3-4 p.m. Oct. 7, 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. Oct. 7, Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Monthly game time for adults. POC: 270-769-6337, Ext. 109.