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Community Calendar

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Updated for Feb. 24, 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.

Friday, Feb. 24

  • Soul food dinner, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church, 1106 S. Wilson Road, Radcliff. Sponsored by Rising Star Chapter No. 102. All proceeds go to CDGC/OES, PHA scholarships. Dinner is $8 and includes meat, two sides, dessert and drink. Sandwich is $5 and includes pulled pork sandwich, dessert and drink. POC: 270-351-1161.
  • Coffee, cocoa and craft mug painting, 3 p.m., Har­din County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Enjoy a warm drink while you paint a mug, free­hand or with stencils. Registration required. POC: 270-769-6337, Ext. 199.

Saturday

  • Health & Wellness Expo, 8:30 a.m., Colvin Community Center, 230 Freedom Way, Radcliff. Sponsored by Delta Sigma Theta Sorority. POC: 270-351-4079.
  • American Red Cross blood drive, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., American Legion Hardin Post No. 113, 1251 Ring Road, E’town. Sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary Hardin Unit No. 113. POC: Diane Kennedy, 270-300-2110 or kenndmk@yahoo.com.
  • Adopt-a-pet, Animal Refuge Center in Vine Grove, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. POC: 270-877-6064.

Monday

  • Extension service class, 11 a.m.-noon, Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. This month continues the “Cooking through the Calendar” series. Registration required. If fewer than five preregister, 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.
  • 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 matinee, 3-5 p.m., Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Monthly movie time for adults. “Nine Lives,” starring Kevin Spacey and Jennifer Garner. 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. Will discuss suicide prevention. Free and real-time captioned. The group is a self-help organization dedicated to education, advocacy and support for people who do not hear well and those around them. POC: Info@hearinglosskyhome.org or 502-233-5774.

Tuesday

  • Free tax help from AARP volunteers, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays only, 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.
  • ‘It’s Modern Baby’ quilt class registration deadline is Tuesday. Class is 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. or 5:30-9:30 p.m. March 7, Hardin County Extension Service, 201 Peterson Drive, E’town. Cost$ 15. Instructor is Patty Pruitt. This quilt is quick and easy to make. It uses Fat Quarters and can be made in any color combination. A supply list will be given at registration. POC: Call 270-765-4121 or Online@hardinext.org.
  • March homemaker lesson, gardening in small spaces, 10:30 a.m., Hardin County Extension Service, 201 Peterson Drive, E’town. Presented by Dennis Morgeson, horticulture agent in Washington County. Involvement in gardening activities promotes healthy habits. Consuming home-grown vegetables is good for health. POC: 270-765-4121 or fran.hodges@uky.edu.
  • Alzheimer’s basics of understanding the illness, 2 p.m., Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Anyone is welcome to attend this Alzheimer’s Association workshop. Registration required. POC: 1-800-272-3900.
  • 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 will answer questions regarding specific devices as time allows. Call to register. POC: 270-769-6337, Ext. 199.
  • Living with Alzheimer’s late stages, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Free program sponsored by Cardinal Health. In the late stage of Alzheimer’s disease, caregiving typically involves new ways of connecting and interacting with the person with the disease. Find out about resources, monitoring care and providing meaningful connection. Registration required. POC: 1-800-272-3900.
  • Money Sense financial planning, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Learn how to obtain a copy credit reports, read and analyze them, identify ways to build and repair credit and guard against identity theft. Registration required. POC: 270-737-6608 or amilliner@unitedwayck.org.
  • Relay for Life of Hardin County team meeting, 6 p.m., Hardin Memorial Hospital fifth-floor conference room, 913 N. Dixie Ave., E’town. Learn more about this year’s event, how to create a team or to join a team. Join in the fight to beat all cancers. POC: Wanda Ballard, 270-769-8813.

Wednesday

  • How to grow: carrots registration deadline is Wednesday. Class is 6 p.m. March 15, Hardin County Extension Service, 201 Peterson Drive, E’town. Cost: $5. Learn all about the carrot and new varieties, how to grow them in clay and the best recipes. POC: hardin.ca.uky.edu/content/line-class-registration to sign up and make payments or call 270-765-4121 and mail payment.
  • E’town Tourism and Convention Bureau meeting, 9 a.m., Tourism Center, 1030 N. Mulberry St., E’town. POC: 270-765-2175.
  • Vine Grove Junior Firefighters, 6:30 p.m., Vine Grove Fire Station, 513 Highland Ave., Vine Grove; open to ages 15-18 who want to learn about firefighting or other emergency service careers. Parents welcome. POC: Ken Lucey, 270-272-4488.

Thursday

  • Hosparus Central Kentucky patient support training, 8:45 a.m.-5 p.m. March 2, Hosparus Central Kentucky Elizabethtown office, 105 Diecks Drive, E’town. Volunteers needed in Breckinridge, Grayson, Hardin, LaRue and Meade counties. Registration required prior to the session. POC: Annette Jones, 270-737-6300 or ajones@hosparus.org.
  • Adaptive yoga, 10-11:30 a.m. March 2, Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Come in comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat if you have one. This 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.
  • Red Cross blood drive, noon-6 p.m. March 2, Elizabethtown Blood Donation Center, 405 W. Dixie Ave., E’town. POC: Tiffany Taylor, 502-208-2380 or tiffany.taylor@redcross.org, redcrossblood.org or facebook.com/RedCrossBlood
  • Quilting class, 2-4 p.m. March 2, Hardin County Public Library North Branch, 800 S. Logsdon Parkway, Radcliff. Bring a project to share. If having trouble with a project, bring it to the meeting to 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.
  • Smart start business basics, 5 p.m. March 2, Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Learn the how-tos of starting, feasibility and legal structure, to licensing and permitting requirements. Register for this course via the UK Small Business Development Center’s website, Elizabethtown SBDC Seminar Signup. POC: 270-769-6337, Ext. 199.
  • 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

  • Color me calm, 3-4 p.m. March 3, 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. 199.
  • Bingo, 4-5 p.m. March 3, Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Monthly game time for adults. POC: 270-769-6337, Ext. 199.
  • Red Cross blood drive, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. March 4, Walmart, 100 Walmart Drive, Suite E, E’town. POC: Tiffany Taylor, 502-208-2380 or tiffany.taylor@redcross.org, redcrossblood.org or facebook.com/RedCrossBlood
  • How to grow: asparagus registration deadline is March 6, class is, 6 p.m. March 20, Hardin County Extension Office, 201 Peterson Drive, E’town. Cost: $5. This early-season vegetable is easy to grow. Find out the tricks and tips on growing a perennial favorite in your garden. POC: http://hardin.ca.uky.edu/content/line-class-registration to sign up and make payments Or 270-765-4121 then mail in your payment.
  • Hardin Memorial Hospital Wellness on Wheels, 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. March 6, 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. Thyroid screening $15. POC: 270-234-4406.
  • English as a second language, 11 a.m. March 6, Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Take advantage of these free tutoring sessions geared toward learners of English. Drop-ins welcome. POC: 270-769-6337, Ext. 199.
  • Helmwood Heights Elementary School Site-Based Decision-Making Council meeting, 3:15 p.m. March 7, 307 Cardinal Drive, E’town. POC: Trisha L. Pfeiffer, 270-169-1328.
  • Hardin County Planning Commission meeting, 5 p.m. March 7, Hardin County Government Center, 150 N. Provident Way, E’town. Application needed three weeks prior to be put on the agenda. POC: 270-769-5479.
  • Hardin County Toastmasters Club open house, 6-7:30 p.m. March 7, community room near J.C. Penney at Towne Mall, E’town. Supportive environment and a no-pressure atmosphere that will allow you to achieve public speaking, communication and leadership goals. POC: Diane Mattingly, 502-741-6245 or dianemattingly@windstream.net.