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Updated for Feb. 27, 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.

Monday, Feb. 27

  • Extension office 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 cancelled. 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 Co Public Library, 201 Cathedral Manor, Bardstown. Will discuss Suicide Prevention. The meeting is free and real-time captioned. HLAA 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 by people in gardening activities helps promote 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 lowly carrot and new varieties, how to grow them in Kentucky clay and the best recipes. POC: hardin.ca.uky.edu/content/line-class-registration to sign up and make payments Or 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. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat if you have one. 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.

Friday

  • 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 provided. POC: 270-769-6337, Ext. 199.
  • Bingo, 4-5 p.m., Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Monthly game time for adults. POC: 270-769-6337, Ext. 199.
  • Fish fry, 5-7 p.m., Stephensburg Masonic Lodge, Franklin Crossroads. POC: Randal Flowers, 270-369-9673.

Saturday

  • Breakfast, 8-10 a.m., B.R. Young Masonic Lodge, 11 Lincoln Square, Hodgenville. All-you-can-eat pancakes, sausage and bacon for $5, benefits building fund. POC: 270-765-7047.
  • Howevalley High School Class of 1960 and spouses, 8:30 a.m., Golden Corral, 1835 N. Dixie Ave., E’town. POC: Bob Woosley, 270-877-2244.
  • 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.
  • Pet adoption, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Feeder’s Supply, 1610 Ring Road, E’town, by Animal Refuge Center. POC: ARC, 270-877-6064.
  • Red Cross blood drive, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., 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.

Upcoming

  • 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.
  • Public Works committee meeting, 9 a.m. March 7, Hardin County Government Center, 150 N. Provident Way, E’town. POC: Suzanne Perla, 270-765-2350.
  • 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 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.
  • Hosparus hosts annual tea and auction reservation deadline is March 8. Event is 2 to 4 p.m. March 25, Hardin County Schools Early College & Career Center, 200 University Drive, E’town. Tickets are $30. Presented by Tender Touch Senior Services Inc. Proceeds benefit the Hosparus Kourageous Kids pediatric hospice and palliative care program. This year’s table decorating theme is “Glitter and Glitz.” Hosparus will provide a white tablecloth, white linen napkins and sugar. POC: Ginny Whitt, gwhitt@hosparus.org or Shelley Thompson, 270-737-6300 or 800-686-9577. Tickets may also be purchased at the Hosparus offices, 105 Diecks Drive, Elizabethtown.
  • Hardin Memorial Hospital Wellness on Wheels, 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. March 8, 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. Thyroid screening $15. POC: 270-234-4406.
  • Color me calm, 3-4 p.m. March 8, 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.
  • Adaptive yoga, 10-11:30 a.m. March 9, Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Come in 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.
  • Red Cross blood drive, noon-6 p.m. March 9, Elizabethtown Blood Donation Center, 405 W. Dixie Ave., E’town. POC: Tiffany Taylor, 502-208-2380 or tiffany.taylor@redcross.org or redcrossblood.org or Facebook: facebook.com/RedCrossBlood
  • Red Cross blood drive, 1-5 p.m. March 9, Healthsouth Lakeview Rehabilitation Hospital, 134 Heartland Drive, E’town. POC: Tiffany Taylor, 502-208-2380 or tiffany.taylor@redcross.org or redcrossblood.org or Facebook: facebook.com/RedCrossBlood
  • Quilting class, 2-4 p.m. March 9, Hardin County Public Library North Branch, 800 S. Logsdon Parkway, Radcliff. Bring a project to share. Having trouble with a certain project? Bring it to the meeting to see if the problem can be solved. POC: 270-351-9999.
  • Hardin County Board of Adjustments meeting, 5 p.m. March 9, 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.
  • Friday flicks, 3-5 p.m. March 10, Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Monthly movie time for adults. “Dial M for Murder,” starring Grace Kelly and Ray Milland. Popcorn served. POC: 270-769-6337, Ext. 199.