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Updated for April 29, 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.

Friday, April 29

  • Panther Academy 2016-17 site-based decision-making council parent nominations due by 3:30 p.m. today. Forms available in the school office, Panther Academy, 634 N. Mulberry St., E’town. POC: 270-165-3007.
  • North Hardin High School’s Spring Fling booth rental reservations due today. Event is 9 a.m.-4 p.m. May 21 in school gymnasium, 801 S. Logsdon Parkway, Radcliff. Arts and crafts show. 10-by-10-foot booths, $50. Table rental, $8 each and electricity available, $5. Two chairs provided. A nonrefundable deposit of $25 per booth is required with registration. No food booths. All tables must be covered. POC: whitney.carpenter@hardin.kyschools.us or alison.langley@hardin.kyschools.us.
  • Jana’s painting class, 1-4 p.m., Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Painting lesson taught by Jana Leigh Propst. Bring a canvas, size of your choice. $3 required at registration. POC: 270-769-6337.
  • T.K. Stone Site-Based Decision-Making council meeting, 3:05 p.m., T.K. Stone Middle School library, 323 Morningside Drive, E’town. Change of date. POC: Patty Gohman, 270-769-6343 or patty.gohman@etown.kyschools.us.

Saturday

  • Annual John Quiggins Memorial Pancake Feast, 7 a.m.-1 p.m., Colvin Community Center, 230 Freedom Way, Radcliff. Hosted by North Hardin Lions Club. Tickets are $6. Ready for Derby vendor show, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., upper level of Colvin. POC for vendor event: Maria Batistoni 270-351-2731.
  • Free food box giveaway, 9 a.m., Evangel World Prayer Center, 109 S. Mulberry St., E’town. Avail­able to first 37 families POC: Linda, 270-723-0050.
  • CASA Parade of Playhouses, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Grace Heartland Church, 801 Pear Orchard Road, E’town. Raffle for one and auction for two playhouses. Bounce house, food and fun. Sponsored by Lincoln Trail Home Builders Association and CASA of the Heartland. Proceeds support work of CASA advocates. Chances, $10. POC: Cassie Clagett, cassie@aldridgeandaldridge.com.
  • 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.
  • Trail Ranger volunteer training, 1-4 p.m., Education Center, Bernheim Forest, Ky. 245, Clermont. Free. POC: 502-955-8512.
  • Potato fundraiser, 3-8 p.m., Longview United Methodist Church, 4320 S. Wilson Road, E’town. Includes potato with toppings, dessert and drink $10 for adults, $6 for ages 6-10 and $3.50 for ages 5 and younger. Hot dogs available. POC: Joe Allen, 270-169-1226.
  • Living Strong Relay for Life Car and Tractor Show, 3:30 p.m., First Baptist Church, 730 Tonieville Road, Hodgenville. $15 entry fee includes a barbecue chicken dinner ticket. Dinner 5-7 p.m., carry out available. Auction, 7 p.m. POC: 270-234-3738.
  • Benefit for Allen Stanton, 4 p.m., East Hardin Middle School, 129 College St., Glendale. A meal, cake walk, 50/50 giveaway and auction to help cover expenses for his pulmonary fibrosis diagnosis. Stanton has served the county as a Hardin County sheriff’s deputy. POC: 270-307-2433.
  • Yoga in the Park, 6-7 p.m., Freeman Lake Park, Blue Heron Way, E’town. Upper playground area on left off Blue Heron Way entrance. Presented by Ntouch School of Yoga and Wellness partnering with AVEDA’s Earth Month to benefit Kentucky Waterways Alliance. Beginner-level class. Bring a yoga mat, blanket or beach towel. Cost: $10 minimum donation Rain cancels. Call 270-982-1221 to confirm. POC: Elizabeth McNeil, 270-734-0531.
  • Indigo Nights, 8 p.m.-1 a.m., Northside Hall, 1165 N. Wilson Road, Radcliff. Party for a purpose, celebration for a cure. Fundraiser for Pancreatic Cancer. Tickets $10 in advance, $15 at the door. Cash bar, food to purchase, contests and music. Donation may be made at: www.firstgiving.com/fundraiser/JoiFriend/ASpecialDay or www.APlaceForJoi.com. POC: 708-688-4564.

Sunday

  • Animal Refuge Center open house, 1-6 p.m., 185 Basham Trail, Vine Grove. Food, fun and furry antics. Admission is one bag of cat or dog food or monetary donation. POC: 270-877-6064.
  • First Sunday nature hike, 2-3 p.m., Visitors Center, Bernheim Forest, Ky. 245, Clermont. Free. POC: 502-955-8512.

Monday

  • Hardin Memorial Hospital Wellness on Wheels, 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 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.
  • English as a Second Language, 10 a.m.. Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. 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. Mondays and Wednesdays, Kentucky Career Center, 233 Ring Road, E’town. Both are free. POC to register, Hardin County Adult Education, 270-769-8866.
  • Resources and community support commitee meeting, 3 p.m., Hardin County Government Center, 150 N. Provident Way, E’town. Fiscal year 2016-17 budget discussion. POC: Suzanne Perla, 270-765-2350.
  • 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.

Tuesday

  • Public Works commitee meeting, 9 a.m., Hardin County Government Building, 150 N. Provident Way, E’town. POC: Suzanne Perla, 270-765-2350.
  • Downloading electronic materials, 3-4 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. 109.
  • Hardin County Planning Commission meeting, 5 p.m., second floor meeting room, Hardin County Government Center, 150 N. Provident Way. E’town. POC: 270-769-5479.
  • Beginner’s sewing, 5-7 p.m., Hardin County Library North Branch, 800 S. Logsdon Parkway, Radcliff. Even if you have not attended a previous class you are welcome to join the class this month. POC: 270-351-9999.
  • Lincoln Trail District, Boy Scouts monthly roundtable, 7 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 1016 Pear Orchard Road, E’town. This is for all Scouts within Hardin, Grayson, LaRue, Breckinridge and Meade counties. POC: Johnathon F. Boles, Lincoln Trail Heritage Council, 502-400-5374 or Johnathon.boles@scouting.org.

Wednesday

  • Hardin Memorial Hospital Wellness on Wheels, 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 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: POC: 270-234-4406.
  • E’town Tourism and Convention Bureau meeting, 9 a.m., Tourism Center, 1030 N. Mulberry St., E’town. POC: 270-765-2175.
  • Lunch and Learn, gardening for butterflies, 10:30-1 p.m., Visitors Center, Bernheim Forest, Ky. 245, Clermont. Members $15 and nonmembers $20. Free event. POC: 502-955-8512.
  • Vine Grove Junior Firefighters, 6:30 p.m., Vine Grove Fire Station, 513 Highland Ave., Vine Grove; open to ages 14-18 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 project materials. Call to register, drop-ins welcome. POC: 270-769-6337.
  • Quilting class, 2 p.m., Hardin County Library North Branch, 800 S. Logsdon Parkway, Radcliff. Bring projects to share or projects you need assistance with. POC: 270-351-9999.
  • Smart start business basics, 5 p.m., Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. How-tos of starting a business, feasibility and legal structure and licensing and permitting requirements. Register for this course via the UK Small Business Development Center’s website Elizabethtown SBDC Seminar Signup.
  • Learn to crochet, 6-7:30 p.m., Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Instructor is Martha Brooks. Bring yarn and hook if you’ve started a project and would like assistance. POC: 270-769-6337, Ext. 109.
  • Hardin County Board of Adjustment meeting, 5 p.m., second floor meeting room. Hardin County Government Center, 150 N. Provident Way. E’town. POC: 270-769-5479.
  • 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.