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Community Calendar

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Updated for May 22, 2015

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

  • Crusade for Children event, 11:30 a.m.-6 p.m., Mann Consultant Services, 2906 Ring Road, E’town. Bouncy house, raffle prizes, door prizes, food, games, face painting, fire trucks and more. Proceeds benefit Crusade For children. POC: Myranda Martin, 270-76300648.
  • Resources and Community Support Committee meeting, 1 p.m., third floor conference room, H.B. Fife Courthouse, 100 Public Square, E’town. POC: 270-765-2350.

Saturday

  • Adopt-a-pet, Animal Refuge Center in Vine Grove, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. POC: 270-877-6064.
  • Pet adoption, sponsored by Pets in Need Society, 11 a.m. to 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.
  • Breakfast at Sams, 7-11 a.m., Sam’s Club cafe area, 1500 Ring Road, E’town. Proceeds benefit Kosair Children’s Hospital. Stacy, 270-769-1044.
  • Veterans Tribute Historical World War II re-enactment of Breakout and Pursuit (Normandy, July 1944), 10 a.m.-dark, Veterans Tribute in Elizabethtown Nature Park. Historically correct portrayal of the battles fought between the American and German soldiers. First battle at 11 a.m., second battle at 2 p.m. and third battle at dusk. Concessions and food vendors available. POC: Larry Vance, 270-763-3223, larrypete@bbtel.com or www.etownwwii.com.
  • The Hardin County Kentucky History Museum is open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. for the The BBQ Blues and Bikes Festival from noon to 10 p.m. starting with the Thunder into E’town Motorcycle Ride and all-day festival. Museum admission is free. POC: 270-763-8339.
  • Down Home Nights, 6-8:30 p.m., White Mills Christian Camp, 154 Old Kentucky 84, White Mills, sponsored by the White Mills Civic League. “White Mills Then and Now” is a historical walking drama that tells stories from late 1700s to 1950 detailing the history of the town. Tours leave every 15 minutes. Free, but donations are welcome to help the bands and actors with expenses. Light refreshments available to raise money for the Blossom Girls from White Mills Christian Church. Bring lawn chairs. POC: Elaine Sallee, 270-369-7808.

Sunday

  • Barbecue dinner, entertainment and auction, 4-7 p.m., Pritchard Community Center, 404 S. Mulberry St., E’town, to benefit Jeff, Nolan and Denise Gillenwater for lost wages and medical expenses. Tickets, $10 for adults and $5 for childen ages 3-10. Special performances by local country artist Brian Young, various gospel groups and other local performers. Special guest auctioneer is state Sen. Dennis Parrett. POC: for information or donations, Kenny, 270-737-1313, or Carol, 270-769-3525.

Monday

  • Annual Memorial Day services, 10 a.m., Fort Duffield Memorial Cemetery, presented by Fort Duffield, Camp No. 1, Dept. of Kentucky, Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War held to honor the soldiers who died of hardship and disease in West Point and at Fort Duffield constructing the 1,000 foot long earthen fortification. Free. Bring a lawn chair for guaranteed seating. Civil War Living History Program, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., presented by the Fort Duffield Heritage Committee, 9th Michigan Vol. Infantry and Friends of Fort Duffield. Learn about the life of the Civil War soldier. $5 per person; $15 per family (parents and children younger than 18). Continuous presentations on weapons and uniforms, infantry and artillery firings, skirmishes 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.,
  • souvenirs and food by BiteSize Catering Shuttle service. POC: 502-922-4574 or info@fortduffield.com.
  • Memorial Days Service at American Legion Park, 11 a.m., 801 N. Miles St., E’town. 60th annual ceremony honoring Hardin County veterans who have died since the previous Memorial Day. Event begins with musical prelude by North Hardin High School Band. POC; Jesse Hall, 270-766-1720.
  • Freeman Lake Freedom Floatilla Memorial Day Paddlefest, noon-2 p.m., Freeman Lake Park, hosted by Elizabethtown Paddlers Association. Elizabethtown Parks and Recreation Department will celebrate the grand opening of the Bob and Ella Mae Wade Canoe and Kayak Dock, the first handicap accessible canoe and kayak launch dock in Kentucky. Launch a canoe, kayak or paddle board from any shoreline. Ribbon cutting ceremony is at 1 p.m. at the barn. POC: 270-763-2132 or Facebook at Elizabethtown Paddlers Association.

Tuesday

  • New Highland Family Resource Center Advisory Council meeting, 2:30 p.m., FRC Office, 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.
  • Beginner’s sewing, 5-6 p.m. May 26, Hardin County Public Library North Branch, 800 S. Logsdon Parkway, Radcliff. Fashion design teacher at North Hardin High School Megan Kinder will lead the class. POC: 270-351-9999.
  • Hardin County Fair pageant registration, 6-7 p.m., Hardin County Fairgrounds, E’town. Contestants must reside in Hardin County and need to provide a copy of their birth certificate at rime of registration. Pageants are July 6-11 during the fair. POC: miss pageant, ages 16 to 21, Linda Thomas 270-735-6054; miss teen, ages 13 to 15, Michelle Tonietti-Goodman, 270-369-6194; miss pre-teen, ages 8 to 12, Carol Jaggers, 270-369-6098; and little miss and master, ages 5 to 7, Alane Preston, 270-735-6429.

Upcoming

  • White elephant yard sale, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. May 30, Elizabethtown Police Department parking lot, 300 S. Mulberry St., E’town, hosted by the Elizabethtown Citizens Police Academy Alumni. In case of inclement weather, the event will be held inside in the EPD community room. Proceeds will benefit EPD Fraternal Order of Police shop-with-a-cop program and CPAAA scholarship and general fund accounts. POC: Sonia Ware, sonja.Ware@kctcs.edu.
  • Rachel’s Fun For Everyone second annual car and bike show, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. May 30, Optimist Park, Vine Grove. First 100 cars receive a dash plaque. Trophies will be awarded. Food, craft vendors and live entertainment by Junction Creek. Proceeds benefit Fun For Everyone Project, a project to build an ADA accessible playground in Vine Grove. POC: Visit Rachels Fun For Everyone Project on Facebook, rachelsfunforeveryoneproject.com or 270-877-8194.
  • Fundraising event for Crusade for Children, 1:30-7:30 p.m. May 30, MRC Building, old Sonora Elementary School, 629 Broadway St., Sonora. Silent auction, cake walk,c orn hole game and games for children. POC: Robert Wethington, 270-723-0248.
  • Hardin Memorial Hospital Wellness on Wheels, 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. June 1, 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 panel, $20. POC: 270-234-4406.
  • Hardin County Public Works meeting, 9 a.m. June 2, third floor, H.B. Fife Courthouse, 100 Public Square, E’town. POC: 270-769-5479.
  • Planning Commission meeting, 5 p.m. June 2, third floor, H.B. Fife Courthouse, 100 Public Square, E’town. POC: 270-769-5479.
  • Hardin Memorial Hospital Wellness on Wheels, 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. June 3, Kroger, 568 Bypass Road, Brandenburg. 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.
  • J.T. Alton Middle School SBDM meeting, 8 a.m. June 4, 100 Country Club Road, Vine Grove. Change of date. POC: 270-877-2135.
  • Hardin County Board of Adjustment meeting, 5 p.m. June 4, third floor, H.B. Fife Courthouse, 100 Public Square, E’town. POC: 270-769-5479.
  • Needle Tatting registration deadline is June 5. Class is 9 a.m.-noon June 9, Hardin County Extension Office, 201 Peterson Drive, E’town. Learn to make flowers to use on greeting cards. Cost is $10, includes all supplies; instructor is Carolyn French.
  • Kidsfest, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. June 6, Sam’s Club, 1500 Ring Road, E’town, to benefit Children’s Miracle Network. Stacy, 270-769-1044.
  • Dinner at the Sycamore, charity dinner and silent auction, 6 p.m. June 7, dinner at 6:30 p.m., Pritchard Community Center, 404 S. Mulberry St., E’town, hosted by Sam’s Club to benefit Kosair Children’s Hospital. Entertainment by comedian Jay Cox, catering by Backhome Catering. Tickets, $30. POC: Stacy Hayes, 270-272-5377.
  • Hardin Memorial Hospital Wellness on Wheels, 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. June 8, 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.
  • Radcliff City Council work session and called meeting if needed, 4:30 p.m. June 8, council chambers, Radcliff City Hall, 411 W. Lincoln Trail Blvd., Radcliff. POC: 270-351-4714.
  • Hardin Memorial Hospital Wellness on Wheels, 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. June 10, 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.
  • Hardin Memorial Hospital Wellness on Wheels, 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. June 11, 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.
  • Elizabethtown Police Department Teen Citizens Police Academy, 9-11 a.m. Thursdays, June 11-July 9, Elizabethtown Police Department, 300 S. Mulberry St., E’town. Students must be ages 14-18 and submit an application for attendance. Classes include police department structure and recruiting, investigations and Hardin County coroner, K-9 and Greater Hardin County Drug Task Force, Special Response Team and Accident Reconstruction and Hardin County and Commonwealth Attorneys. POC: 270-765-4125.
  • Swedish weaving registration deadline is June 12. Class is 9 a.m.-noon June 16, Hardin County Extension Office, 201 Peterson Drive, E’town. Learn the history of Swedish Weaving as well as fabric, needle, 12 patterns and floss. Cost is $5, includes all supplies; instructor is Carolyn French. POC: 270-765-4121 or hardinext.org.
  • March to Macy’s Neon 5K, June 12, North Hardin High School, 801 S. Logsdon Parkway, Radcliff, sponsored by the North Hardin Band. Registration at 6 p.m., run at 7 p.m. Online registration by May 29, $35, onsite registration, $40. Register at www.northhardinband.org. POC: Teresa Price, 270-319-7026, or Brenda Ochoa, 270-312-6394.
  • Hardin Memorial Hospital Wellness on Wheels, 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. June 13, 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.
  • Hardin Memorial Hospital Wellness on Wheels, 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. June 15, Hometown IGA, 93 Shawnee 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.
  • Hardin County Solid Waste meeting, 3:30 p.m. June 15, third floor, H.B. Fife Courthouse, 100 Public Square, E’town. POC: 270-769-5479.
  • Hardin County Resources and Community Support meeting, 3 p.m. June 16, third floor, H.B. Fife Courthouse, 100 Public Square, E’town. POC: 270-765-2350.
  • Hardin County Planning Commission meeting, 5 p.m. June 16, third floor, H.B. Fife Courthouse, 100 Public Square, E’town. POC: 270-769-5479.
  • Radcliff City Council meeting, 6:30 p.m. June 16, council chambers, Radcliff City Hall, 411 W. Lincoln Trail Blvd., Radcliff. POC: 270-351-4714.
  • Hardin Memorial Hospital Wellness on Wheels, 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. June 17, 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. POC: 270-234-4406.
  • Hardin County Emergency Services meeting, 4 p.m. June 18, Emergency Services Center, 170 N. Provident Way, E’town. POC: 270-769-3016.
  • Hardin County Board of Adjustment meeting, 5 p.m. June 18, third floor, H.B. Fife Courthouse, 100 Public Square, E’town. POC: 270-769-5479.
  • Hardin Memorial Hospital board meeting, 8:30 a.m. June 23, fifth floor conference room, 913 N. Dixie Avenue, E’town. POC: Beth Jackson, 270-706-1007.
  • The Garden Club of Elizabethtown’s Annual Garden Tour and Tea, 1-5 p.m. June 28, beginning at the Brown-Pusey House, 128 N. Main St., E’town. A map to the gardens on tour will be provided at the tea. Tickets are $10. POC: Debbie, 270-765-9255, 270-325-3171 or email skaggs@scrtc.com.