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Updated for May 6, 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, May 6

  • Stamping workshop, 10-11:30 a.m., Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Make-and-take notecard class. Registration is $2. Call to register. POC: 270-769-6337, Ext. 109.
  • National Public Gardens Day, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Visi­tors Center, Bernheim Forest, Ky. 245, Cler­mont. Free event. POC: 502-955-8512.
  • Color me calm, 3-4 p.m., Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Open to adults to color for relaxation or creative expression. Materials are provided. POC: 270-769-6337, Ext. 109.
  • Bingo, 4-5 p.m., Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Monthly game time for adults. POC: 270-769-6337, Ext. 109.
  • Fish fry, 5-8 p.m., Stephensburg Masonic Lodge, Franklin Crossroads. POC: Randal Flowers, 270-369-9673.

Saturday, May 7

  • Hardin Memorial Hospital Wellness on Wheels, 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 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. POC: 270-234-4406.
  • 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.
  • Christian Motorcyclist Association’s 2016 ‘Run for the Son,’ registration, 10-10:45 a.m., Subway, 809 E. Dixie Ave., E’town. Ride ends at Stovall Park in Munfordville. Riders, $10, passengers $5. Lunch and soft drink provided at end of ride. Proceeds benefit CMA’s Run for the Son Ministry. All bikers welcome. POC: Curt Showers, 270-723-5559.
  • Wildflower Stroll, wildflowers of mid spring, 10 a.m.-noon, Visitors Center, Bernheim Forest, Ky. 245, Clermont. Members $10 and nonmembers $12. POC: 502-955-8512.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Sunday, May 8

  • 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, May 9

  • Hardin Memorial Hospital Wellness on Wheels, 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Walmart, 3795 E. John Rowan Blvd, Bardstown. Preventative wellness screenings include blood pressure, body fat analysis, body mass index and blood glucose, free. Anemia screening, $5. Cholesterol panel, $20. POC: 270-234-4406.
  • English as a Second Language, 10 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.
  • 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.
  • M3-Murder, Mystery, Mayhem, noon, Hardin County Pub­lic Library North Branch, 800 S. Logsdon Park­way, Radcliff. Pick up the latest mystery selection at the circulation desk. POC: 270-351-9999.
  • 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.
  • Advisory Council meeting, Family Resource Center, 2:30 p.m. , New Highland Elementary School, 110 W.A. Jenkins Road. E’town. POC: 270-765-2007.
  • E’town City Council meeting, 4:30 p.m., City Hall, 200 W. Dixie Ave., E’town. POC: 270-765-6121.
  • Radcliff City Council work session, 4:30 p.m., Radcliff City Hall, 411 W. Lincoln Trail Blvd., Radcliff. POC: jaldridge@radcliff.org or 270-351-4714.
  • Elizabethtown Community and Technical College 51st Annual Commencement Ceremony, 7 p.m., gymnasium at Central Hardin High School, 3040 Leitchfield Road, Cecilia. Featured speaker is G. Michael Ritchie Jr. of Lexington. About 190 graduates are expected to participate in the ceremony. Open to friends and family of graduating students. A reception will follow in the school cafeteria. POC: Mary Jo King, 270-706-8530.

Tuesday, May 10

  • Table Tennis Club of Elizabethtown seeks members for a new club. Players must be 16 and older and will play at Pritchard Community Center in Elizabethtown. Days to be determined. POC: Michael, 270-900-0149, leave a message.
  • Community Bingo at RobinBrooke Senior Living, 1:30 p.m., 201 Harmony Way, E’town. Sponsored by Caretenders and RobinBrooke Senior Living. Prizes and refreshments provided. RSVP by Sunday. POC: 270-982-3343.
  • Hardin Fiscal Court meeting, 3:30 p.m., third floor, Hardin County Government Center, 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.
  • Therapeutic loving foster care, 6-7 p.m., Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Informational meeting to learn about becoming a foster parent. Sponsored by Home of the Innocents. POC: kkopp@homeoftheinnocents.org.

Wednesday, May 11

  • Hardin Memorial Hospital Wellness on Wheels, 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Walmart, 1801 W. Elizabethtown Road, Leitchfield. Preventative wellness screenings include blood pressure, body fat analysis, body mass index and blood glucose, free. Anemia screening, $5. Cholesterol panel, $20. POC: 270-234-4406.
  • Intro to Microsoft Word, 10-11 a.m., Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Two-part series for those new to Microsoft Word. Creating, saving and opening documents and basic formatting instruction. Must be proficient with mouse usage. Call to register. POC: 270-769-6337, Ext. 109.
  • 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.
  • Color me calm, 3-4 p.m. May 11, 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.

Thursday, May 12

  • Hardin Memorial Hospital Wellness on Wheels, 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Walmart, 3100 Walmart 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. POC: 270-234-4406.
  • Alzheimer’s Association, 9:30 a.m., 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 stage. Registration required. POC: 800-272-3900.
  • 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.
  • Popcorn and a movie, 5-7 p.m., Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Monthly movie time for adults. “Bridge of Spies.” Popcorn served. POC: 270-769-6337. Ext. 109.
  • 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.

Upcoming

  • Pamper yourself with essential oils, 3 p.m. May 13, Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Learn how oils can protect a home from germs, creepy crawlies and a myriad of medical ailments. Make a tube of lip balm to take home. Registration required. POC: 270-769-6337, Ext. 109.
  • Creatures of the Night, frogs and toads, 8:30-11 p.m. May 13, Garden Pavilion, Bernheim Forest, Ky. 245, Clermont. Members $10 per child and nonmembers $12 per child. POC: 502-955-8512.
  • E’town Friends of NRA event, 5:30 p.m. May 13, Pritchard Community Center, 404 S. Mulberry St., E’town. Games, raffles, live auction and the opportunity to support Kentucky’s youth shooting sports. Dinner by Moonlight Bar-B-Q. Tickets $40 adult and $20 for children younger than 12. Tickets t in advance only. No tickets sold at door. POC: for tickets is Etown Chiropractic, Sportmans Rod & Gun or contact Tommy Metcalf, 270-737-0983.
  • City of Radcliff community yard sale, 6:30 a.m. set-up, 8 a.m. sales start, May 14, City Hall, 411 W. Lincoln Trail Blvd., Radcliff. No reservations or set-up fees. Venders must provide own tables and chairs. Off-site parking at Cardinal Health. POC: 270-351-4079.
  • Walk with a Doc, 10-11 a.m. May 14, Visitors Center, Bernheim Forest, Ky. 245, Clermont. Free. POC: 502-955-8512.
  • Second annual wind-up derby, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. May 14, Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Visit the circulation desk between May 9-13 to cast a vote for a wind-up animal contestant. A name will be drawn for the winner of each of the five races. Watch a race May 14. POC: 270-769-6337, Ext. 109.
  • Relay For Life of Hardin County, noon-midnight May 14, Central Hardin High School track, 3040 Leitchfield Road, Cecilia. Food, fun, festivities, silent auctions, live auction, Zumba, fear factor and more. Raise awareness and funds for cancer prevention and to help find a cure. Cancer survivor ceremony and lap 6 p.m., luminaria ceremony 10 p.m. To sign up go to www.relayforlife.org/etownky. POC: Wanda Ballard 270-307-6213.
  • Barbecue chicken dinner, 6:30 p.m. May 14, White Mills Fire Department Firehouse, 9225 Sonora Hardin Springs Road. Proceeds benefit Chrusade for Children. POC: Dean Hudson, 270-735-6251.
  • Quarter moon hike, 9-11 p.m. May 14, Education Center, Bernheim Forest, Ky. 245, Clermont. Members $10 and nonmembers $12. POC: 502-955-8512.
  • Benefit gospel singing and auction, 6 p.m. May 14, Big Clifty Community Center, 284 Cemetery Road, to benefit the funeral expenses of Greg Hearts’ mother. Singers are New Image and maybe others. POC: 270-230-5419.
  • Hardin Memorial Hospital Wellness on Wheels, 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. May 16, 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. POC: 270-234-4406.
  • English as a Second Language, 10 a.m. May 16, 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 May 16, Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. If there are any questions about changes to 2016 Medicare enrollment or options, come to this free community Medicare informational meeting. Learn about Medicare health plan options so the right decisions can be made. Call to register. POC: 270-769-6337 Ext. 109.
  • Solid Waste commitee meeting, 3:30 p.m. May 16, Hardin County Government Building, 150 N. Provident Way, E’town. POC: Suzanne Perla, 270-765-2350.
  • Western Kentucky University Elizabethtown/Fort Knox commencement ceremony, 6:30 p.m. EDT May 16, Hardin County Schools Performing Arts Center, 384 W. Jenkins Road, E’town. Student speaker is May graduate Shameka A. Hardin of Rineyville. POC: 270-745-4295, WKUNews@wku.edu or www.wku.edu or www.facebook.com/WKUNews.