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Updated for Aug. 30, 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, 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.

Friday, Sept. 2

  • Color me calm, 3-4 p.m., 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., Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Monthly game time for adults. POC: 270-769-6337, Ext 109.
  • Fish fry, 5-7 p.m., Stephensburg Masonic Lodge, Franklin Crossroads. POC: Randal Flowers, 270-369-9673.

Saturday, Sept. 3

  • 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.
  • On your own challenge, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., visitor center, Bernheim Forest, Ky. 245, Clermont Road, Clermont. Self-guided adventure. Free. 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.
  • 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.
  • Hike of the day, 2-3 p.m., visitor center, Bernheim Forest, Ky. 245, Clermont Road, Clermont. Free. POC: 502-955-8512.
  • Central Kentucky Rods and Machines car cruise, 4 p.m. first Saturday of the month, through 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 through 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.
  • Laser-guided star tour, 9-11 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.

Sunday, Sept. 4

  • Kersey Family Homecoming, 12:30-4 p.m., 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., visitor center, Bernheim Forest, Ky. 245, Clermont Road, Clermont. Free. POC: 502-955-8512.

Monday, Sept. 5

  • English as a second language, 11 a.m., 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.
  • 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.

Upcoming

  • 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,” 8 p.m. Sept. 9, Grace Heartland Church, 801 Pear Orchard Road, 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.