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Community Calendar

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Updated for March 26, 2017

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.

Sunday, March 26

  • Greenspace spring wildflower walk, 2-3 p.m., meet at far end of First Presbyterian Church parking lot, 1016 Pear Orchard Road, E’town. Easy walk along Pirtle Trail. Gentle rain or shine. Native plant identification and brief history. POC: info@greenspaceky.com.

Monday, March 27

  • Radcliff/Fort Knox Con­vention & Tourism commission advertising committee meeting, 10 a.m., tourism office, 562, Suite A-1 N. Dixie Blvd., Radcliff. POC: 270-352-1204 or 800-334-7540.
  • 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. 199.
  • Cooking through the calen­dar, 11 a.m.-noon, Hardin County Public Lib­rary, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. This month continues the Hardin County Extension Service’s “Cooking through the Calendar” series. Registration required. If fewer than five preregister, the program will be canceled. POC: 270-769-6337, Ext. 199.
  • Travel safety, know be­fore you go, 2 p.m., Har­din County Extension Service, 201 Peterson Drive, E’town. Presented by Theresa Howard, LaRue County Extension agent for family and consumer sciences. Program will help complete necessary travel arrangements and be prepared for the unexpected. POC: 270-765-4121.
  • Blood pressure screening, 2:30 p.m., Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. A home health nurse will perform a blood-pressure check and answer questions. POC: 270-769-6337, Ext. 199.
  • Lakewood Elementary School Site-Based Decision-Making Council meeting, 4 p.m., 265 Learning Place Lane, Cecilia. POC: 1-270--862-4516.
  • 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.
  • Monday matinée, 3-5 p.m., Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Monthly movie time for adults. “Florence Foster Jenkins,” starring Meryl Streep and Hugh Grant. Popcorn served. POC: 270-769-6337, Ext. 199.
  • E’town City Council meeting, 4:30 p.m., city hall, 200 W. Dixie Ave., E’town. POC: 270-765-6121.
  • Hardin County fire advisory board meeting, 6 p.m., Hardin County Government Building, 150 N. Provident Way, E’town.
  • Hearing Loss Association of America Kentucky Home Chapter, 6:30 p.m., Nelson County Public Library, 201 Cathedral Manor, Bard­stown. Discussion on the role of an ombudsman and how an ombudsman could help hard-of-hearing or deaf people residing in nursing homes. Free. POC: 502-233-5774 or info@hearinglosskyhome.org.

Tuesday, March 28

  • Free tax help from AARP volunteers, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesdays, Wed­nes­days and Thursdays through April 13, Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Primarily for older low- and moderate-income tax payers, persons of any age will be assisted and are not required to be an AARP member. POC: Angelo Landi, landi6@windstream.net.
  • 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.
  • Overdrive clinic, 3:30-4:30 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 also answers questions regarding specific devices as time allows. Call to register. POC: 270-769-6337, Ext. 199.
  • Hardin County Photo­graphy Club meeting, 7 p.m., Nolin RECC community room, 411 Ring Road, E’town. Brittany Rossell of Brittany Rossell Photography presents small business social media marketing and making the most of it on a budget. For information about the group, go to www.facebook.com/groups/hardincountyphotographyclub. POC: Brittany Rossell, 270-300-1329.

Wednesday, March 29

  • Career Foundations workshops, 1-3 p.m., Kentucky Career Center, 233 Ring Road, E’town. Call to register. POC: Jerisa Lamons, 270-766-5515.
  • Drop-in tech lab, 3-5 p.m., Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Need help with the Internet, a document, job searching, etc.? Stop by tech assistance in the computer lab, no registration, just drop-in. If more time is needed, a tech appointment can be set. POC: 270-769-6337, Ext. 199.

Thursday, March 30

  • Adaptive yoga, 10-11:30 a.m., Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat if you have one. Class is suitable for students at any level of ability or physicality, no previous experience necessary. Individuals with walkers, canes, etc., are welcome and will benefit. A brief screening will be done before each class to ensure safety is paramount. Drop-ins welcome. POC: 270-769-6337, Ext. 199.
  • Spring Tulips painting class, 1-4- p.m., Hardin County Extension Service, 201 Peterson Drive, E’town. Acrylic on 12- by 12-inch canvas. Cost $25, includes supplies. Instructor is Byrle Thomas. POC: 270-765-4121 or sign up online at hardinext.org.
  • Quilting class, 1-4 p.m., Hardin County Public Library North Branch, 800 S. Logs­don Parkway, Radcliff. Enjoy the companionship and encouragement available. Bring a project to share. If having trouble with a certain project, bring it to the meeting and see if the problem can be solved. 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.
  • 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.

Friday, March 31

  • Fish fry, 5-7 p.m., Ste­phensburg Masonic Lodge, Franklin Cross­roads. POC: Randal Flowers, 270-369-9673.
  • Lenten fish fry, 5-7 p.m., Knights of Columbus, 1851 Leitchfield Road, E’town. Choice of fish, shrimp or frog legs. Adult meals $9; children 11 and younger $5. Eat-in or carry-out. POC: John Hartlage, 270-505-5522 or johnhartlage@bbtel.com.
  • Lenten fish fry, 4-7 p.m., St. Christopher Catholic Church, 1225 S. Wilson Road, Radcliff. Sponsored by Knights of Columbus. Fried or baked fish, fries, green beans, cole slaw, bread, drinks and dessert. Cost $7 for 2 pieces and $5 for 1 piece, children 4 and younger are free. POC: Tony, 270-307-6801.
  • Sentimental Journey, 7 p.m., Brown-Pusey House, 128 N. Main St., E’town. “Dessert Theater” to honor the memory of World War II. Jody Ingalls will share music and stories from that era. Coffee and dessert included. Tickets $12. POC: 270-765-2515.

Saturday, April 1

  • E’town Hamfest, 8 a.m., Fire Training facility, College Street Road next to Elizabethtown Community and Technical College. Where Ham Radio and C.B. enthusiasts gather for a day of fun and flea markets. POC: Tami Riddle, 270-862-2217.
  • Easter bunny’s coming, 9 a.m.-noon, Ridge Spring United Methodist Church, 7279 Big Springs-Rineyville Road, Rineyville. Breakfast, pictures, Easter egg hunt and crafts. POC: 270-862-4806.
  • Park day volunteer event and wildflower walk, registration at 9:30 a.m., park day begins at 10 a.m. Wildflower Walk at 12:30 p.m., April 1, main parking lot, Fort Duffield Park and Historic Site Pavilion, entrance to park off 31W, Salt River Drive, West Point. POC: Connie Morris, 502-922-4574 or info@fortduffield.com or fortduffield.com or Fort Duffield Facebook page.
  • Quilting class, noon-2 p.m., Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Rebecca Macklin facilitates this new class for quilters of all levels. POC: Ms. Macklin, 502-310-2011.
  • Easter egg hunt, 2 p.m., Signature HealthCare at North Hardin, 599 Rogersville Road, Radcliff. Pictures with the Easter Bunny, 2-3 p.m.; hot dogs, chips and drinks, 3 p.m.; hunt begins at 4 p.m.. First 0-3 years old; second 4-6 years old; third 7-9 years old and forth 10-12 years old. POC: 370-351-2999.