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Updated for Jan. 18, 2017

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.

Wednesday, Jan. 18

  • Government commodity foods distributed, 9 a.m.-noon, St. Christopher Church gym, Wilson Road, Radcliff. Proof of residence and self-certification of income eligibility required to receive box of commodity items. POC: Feeding America, Kentucky’s Heartland, 270-769-6997, or Helping Hand of Hope, 270-769-3092.
  • Lincoln Trail Area Development District Board of Directors meeting, 1:30 p.m., Lincoln Trail ADD office, 613 College Street Road, E’town. Guest speaker Dr. Geraldine Hickerson. POC: 270-769-2393.
  • Solid Waste committee meeting, 3:30 p.m., third-floor meeting room, Hardin County Government Building, 150 N. Provident Way, E’town. POC: Suz­anne Perla, 270-765-2350.
  • Elizabethtown Independent Schools and Hardin County Schools Boards of Education special meeting and legislative awareness session, 6 p.m., Commons area of Elizabethtown High School, 620 N. Mulberry St., E’town. POC: Margie Maples, 270-765-6146.
  • Vine Grove Junior Firefighters, 6:30 p.m., Vine Grove Fire Station, 513 Highland Ave., Vine Grove; open to all ages 15-18 who want to learn about firefighting or other emergency service careers. Parents welcome. POC: Ken Lucey, 270-272-4488.

Thursday

  • Scrapbook circle, 9:30 a.m.-noon, Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Bring a project and enjoy the fellowship of others while working. Materials not provided. POC: 270-769-6337, Ext. 199.
  • 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. Suitable for students at any level of ability or physicality, no previous experience necessary. Individuals with walkers, canes, etc., are welcome. A brief screening will be done before each class to ensure safety. Drop-ins welcome. POC: 270-769-6337, Ext. 199.
  • Emergency Services committee meeting, 4 p.m., third-floor meeting room, Hardin County Government Building, 150 N. Provident Way, E’town. POC: Suzanne Perla, 270-765-2350.
  • Hardin County Board of Adjustments meeting, 5 p.m., Hardin County Government Building, 150 N. Provident Way, E’town. Application needed three weeks prior to be put on the agenda. POC: 270-769-5479.
  • Smart start business basics, 5-7 p.m., Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Steps for starting a business, feasibility, legal structure, licensing and permitting requirements. No charge. Call to register. POC: 270-765-6737 or Samantha.loyall@uky.edu.
  • 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. Share recipes, ask questions and offer suggestions, not medical advice. POC: 270-769-6337, Ext. 199.
  • Northern Hardin County Democratic Woman’s Club honors President Obama’s last day in office, 6-8 p.m., Colvin Community Center, 230 Freedom Way, Radcliff. A light meal served at a minimal cost. POC: Dottye Moore, 270-723-5774.

Friday

  • Beginning quilt class registration deadline is Friday. Class is 9:30 a.m-4:30 p.m. Jan. 28, Hardin County Extensive Service, 201 Peterson Drive, E’town. Instructor is Patty Pruitt and cost $20. Learn the basics of quilting while making one block. Basics needed to get started include thread, needles, rotary cutters/rulers/mats and more. Learn to cut and piece accurately. Class size is limited. Bring lunch or snack. Supply list given at registration. POC: 270-765-4121 or sign up at hardinext.org.
  • Hardin GOP Inauguration watch party, 11 a.m., Rafferty’s, 2000 N. Dixie Ave., E’town. POC: Kathy Sargeant, 330-329-0925.
  • Allegro bingo, 2 p.m., Allegro, 108 Diecks Drive, E’town, behind Pizza Hut. Bingo, food, prizes and laughter. Snow date Jan. 27. Call to register. POC: 270-765-4414.
  • The basics, memory loss, dementia and Alzheimer’s, 2-3:30 p.m., Hardin County Public Library 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Free program on Alzheimer’s disease or dementia provides information on detection, causes and risk factors, stages of the disease and treatment. Registration requested. POC: 1-800-272-3900.
  • 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 are provided.POC: 270-769-6337, Ext. 199.
  • Bingo, 4-5 p.m., Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. This is a monthly game time for adults. POC: 270-769-6337, Ext. 199.

Saturday

  • 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.

Monday

  • Book drive, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Friday and 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays in January, Hardin County Adult Education, 521 Charlemagne Blvd., College View Campus West Pod, E’town. In need of paperback books for our student at the detention center. Hardback books also are appreciated. POC: 270-769-8866.
  • Extension Service class, 11 a.m.-noon, Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. This month begins a “Cooking through the Calendar” series. Registration required; if fewer than five pre-register, the program will be canceled. POC: 270-769-6337, Ext. 199.
  • 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.