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Updated for Jan. 15, 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, Jan. 15

  • Your money and the new administration, 9:30-10:30 a.m., RobinBrooke Senior Living, 201 Harmony Way, E’town. Complimentary seminar, light meal provided. Presented by Wm. Steve Wright, financial advisor. Registration is required. POC: Melanie Parker, 270-723-2225.
  • Medicare workshop, 1 p.m., Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Free community Medicare informational meeting. Learn about Medicare health plan options so you can make the right decisions. POC: 270-769-6337, Ext. 199.
  • Resources and Community support committee meeting, 3 p.m., third floor meeting room, Hardin County Government Building, 150 N. Provident Way, E’town. POC: Suzanne Perla, 270-765-2350.
  • T.K. Stone Middle School Site-Based Decision-Making Council meeting, 3:45 p.m., library and media center, 323 Morningside Drive, E’town. POC: 270-769-6343 or patty.gohman@etown.kyschools.us.
  • Hardin County Planning Commission 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.
  • Focus on finance, 6 p.m., Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Reg­is­tration required at 270-723-2225. If fewer than five register, class will be cancelled; notifications of class cancellation will come through a representative of the instructor.
  • Elizabethtown Independent Schools Board of Education board meeting, 6 p.m., board room, Pan­ther Academy, 634 N. Mulberry St,. E’town. POC: 270-765-6146.
  • Top scams against senior citizens, 6-7 p.m., Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Complimentary seminar. Presenter, Reanna Smith-Hamblin, CEO/president Better Business Bureau. Registration is required. POC: Melanie Parker, 270-723-2225.
  • Radcliff City Council meeting, 6:30 p.m., Radcliff City Hall, 441 W. Lincoln Trail Blvd., Radcliff. POC: 270-351-4714.
  • Coffee, cocoa and craft, no-sew sock snowmen, 3 p.m., Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Enjoy coffee or cocoa and make a snowman buddy. Call to register. POC: 270-769-6337, Ext. 199.

Wednesday

  • 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 of Kentucky’s Heartland, 270-769-6997, or Helping Hand of Hope, 270-769-3092.
  • 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.
  • 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. Come in 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 that safety is paramount. 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, on the whole foods plant-based journey. POC: 270-769-6337, Ext. 199.

Friday

  • Beginning quilt class registration deadline is Jan. 20. 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 this 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 will be given at registration. POC: 270-765-4121 or sign up at hardinext.org.
  • 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.

Upcoming

  • 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 paper back books for our student at the detention center. Hard back books also are appreciated for our centers. 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 5 pre-register, 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. Take advantage of these free tutoring sessions geared toward learners of English. Drop-ins welcome. POC: 270-769-6337, Ext. 199.
  • National Career Readiness Assessment and Kentucky Essential Skills Certification, noon-4 p.m. Every Monday and Wednesday, Kentucky Career Center, 233 Ring Road, E’town. Both are free. POC: To register, Hardin County Adult Education, 270-769-8866.
  • E-911 board meeting, 10 a.m. Jan. 24, third floor meeting room, Hardin County Government Building, 150 N. Provident Way, E’town. POC: Suzanne Perla, 270-765-2350.
  • Fiscal Court voting meeting, 3:30 p.m. Jan. 24, third floor Hardin County Government Building, 150 N. Provident Way, E’town. POC: Suzanne Perla, 270-765-2350.
  • Color me calm, 3-4 p.m. Jan. 25, Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. This group is open to adults who enjoy coloring for relaxation or creative expression. It can also improve concentration and lower stress levels in adults. Materials are provided.POC: 270-769-6337, Ext. 199.
  • Drop-in tech lab, 3-5 p.m. Jan. 25, Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Need help with the internet, a document, job searching, etc. Stop by for some tech assistance in the computer lab– no registration, just drop-in. In need of more assistance, we’ll set up a tech appointment. POC: 270-769-6337, Ext. 199.
  • Adaptive yoga, 10-11:30 a.m. Jan. 26, Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Come in 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 that safety is paramount. Drop-ins welcome. POC: 270-769-6337, Ext. 199.
  • Hardin Fiscal Court regular meeting, 3:30 p.m. Jan. 26, third floor meeting room, Hardin County Government Building, 150 N. Provident Way, E’town. POC: Suzanne Perla, 270-765-2350.
  • Fix it, 4-5 p.m. Jan. 26, Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. This class, facilitated by ServPro, will address home repair, maintenance concerns and common emergency prevention. Materials are provided. Registration required. POC: 270-769-6337, Ext. 199.
  • Painting with Jana, 1-4 p.m. Jan. 27, Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. This painting lesson taught by Jana Leigh Propst. Please bring a canvas, size of your choice. $3 required at registration. POC: 270-769-6337, Ext. 199.
  • Central Hardin High School Lady Bruins softball booster dinner, 6 p.m. Jan. 28, Central Hardin High School, 3040 Leitchfield Road, Cecilia. Fifth annual dinner and auction in the cafeteria. Tickets are $12 and include dinner catered by Back Home. Advanced tickets on sale now. POC: Kara Waters, 270-735-2390.
  • English as a second language, 11 a.m. Jan. 30, 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.
  • Essential oils, 1-4 p.m. Jan. 30, Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Learn about the health and household uses and benefits of essential oils. Registration required. POC: 270-769-6337 Ext. 199.
  • New Highland Family Resource Center regular meeting, 2:30 p.m. Jan. 30, 110 W.A. Jenkins Road, E’town. POC: 270-765-2007.
  • Panther Academy Site-Based Decision Making Council meeting, 2:30 p.m. Jan. 30, 634 N. Mulberry St., E-town. Requests to address the panel to be made seven days before the meeting. POC: 270-765-3007.
  • Monday matinee, 3-5 p.m. Jan. 30, Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. This monthly movie time for adults. Title is “The Magnificent Ambersons,” starring Joseph Cotten and Anne Baxter. Popcorn served. POC: 270-769-6337, Ext. 199.
  • Basic machine quilting class registration deadline is Jan. 31. Class is 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. or 5:30-9:30 p.m. Feb. 7, Hardin County Extensive Service, 201 Peterson Drive, E’town. Instructor is Patti Pruitt, cost is $15. Class will look at whats needed to know to get started. Discuss different methods of marking, how to properly prepare your quilt and more. Class size is limited. Supply list will be given at registration. POC: 270-765-4121 or sign up at hardinext.org.