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Updated for May 3, 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.

Tuesday, May 3

  • Public Works commitee meeting, 9 a.m., Hardin County Government Center, 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. If you have not attended a previous class, you are welcome to join 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, 8 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. 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 University of Kentucky 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.

Friday

  • Stamping workshop, 10-11:30 a.m., Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Make-and-take notecard class. Registration is $2. Call to register. POC: 270-769-6337, Ext. 109.
  • National Public Gardens Day, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Visi­tors Center, Bernheim Forest, Ky. 245, Cler­mont. Free event. POC: 502-955-8512.
  • Color me calm, 3-4 p.m., Hardin County Public Libra­ry, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Open to adults to color for relaxation or creative expression. Materi­als are provided. POC: 270-769-6337, Ext. 109.
  • 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. 109.
  • Fish fry, 5-8 p.m., Stephensburg Masonic Lodge, Franklin Crossroads. POC: Randal Flowers, 270-369-9673.

Saturday

  • Hardin Memorial Hospital Wellness on Wheels, 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 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.
  • 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 Highway, E’town. POC: Bob Woosley, 270-877-2244.
  • Christian Motorcyclist Association’s 2016 ‘Run for the Son,’ registration, 10-10:45 a.m., Subway, 809 E. Dixie Ave., E’town. Ride ends at Stovall Park in Munfordville. Riders, $10, passengers $5. Lunch and soft drink provided at end of ride. Proceeds benefit CMA’s Run for the Son Ministry. All bikers welcome. POC: Curt Showers, 270-723-5559.
  • Wildflower Stroll, wildflowers of mid spring, 10 a.m.-noon, Visitors Center, Bernheim Forest, Ky. 245, Clermont. Members $10 and nonmembers $12. POC: 502-955-8512.
  • 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.
  • Central Kentucky Rods and Machines car cruise, 4 p.m. first Saturday of the month, April-October, Sonic Drive-In, 537 W. Dixie Ave., E’town. DJ and food. POC: Bob Merchant, 270-763-0016 or 270-234-4852.
  • Village Cruisers, Cruise In, 5-9 p.m. first Saturday of the month April-October, downtown Elizabethtown. All makes, models and years welcome. Local bands and DJ. Some businesses may remain open. POC: Kelly Crump, 270-234-3036 or cruffer@hotmail.com.

Sunday

  • Community breakfast, 11 a.m. VFW Post 10281, 299 Briggs Lane, Vine Grove. Menu is bacon or sausage, scrambled eggs, home fries, French toast or pancakes, biscuits and gravy and coffee and juice. POC: 270-877-2138.

Monday

  • Hardin Memorial Hospital Wellness on Wheels, 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 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.
  • 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.
  • Crochet circle, 10 a.m.-noon, Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Bring a project and enjoy the fellowship of others. POC: 270-769-6337, Ext. 109.
  • M3-Murder, Mystery, Mayhem, noon, Pick up the latest mystery selection at the circulation desk. POC: 270-351-9999.
  • 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.
  • Advisory Council meeting, Family Resource Center, 2:30 p.m. , New Highland Elementary School, 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.
  • Radcliff City Council work session, 4:30 p.m., Radcliff City Hall, 411 W. Lincoln Trail Blvd., Radcliff. POC: jaldridge@radcliff.org or 270-351-4714.

Upcoming

  • Community Bingo at RobinBrooke Senior Living, 1:30 p.m. May 10, 201 Harmony Way, E’town. Sponsored by Caretenders and RobinBrooke Senior Living. Prizes and refreshments provided. RSVP by May 8. POC: 270-982-3343.
  • Hardin Fiscal Court meeting, 3:30 p.m. May 10, third floor, Hardin County Government Center, 150 N. Provident Way. E’town. POC: Suzanne Perla, 270-765-2350.
  • Therapeutic loving foster care, 6-7 p.m. May 10, Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Informational meeting to learn about becoming a foster parent. Sponsored by Home of the Innocents. POC: kkopp@homeoftheinnocents.org.
  • Hardin Memorial Hospital Wellness on Wheels, 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. May 11, 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.
  • Intro to Microsoft Word, 10-11 a.m. May 11, Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Two-part series for those new to Microsoft Word. Creating, saving and opening documents and basic formatting instruction. Must be proficient with mouse usage. Call to register. POC: 270-769-6337, Ext. 109.
  • Color me calm, 3-4 p.m. May 11, Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Open to adults to color for relaxation or creative expression. Materials provided. POC: 270-769-6337, Ext. 109.
  • Hardin Memorial Hospital Wellness on Wheels, 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. May 12, 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.
  • Alzheimer’s Association, 9:30 a.m. May 12, Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Educational program for anyone who knows someone or is caring for someone with Alzheimer’s at any stage. Registration required. POC: 800-272-3900.
  • Popcorn and a movie, 5-7 p.m. May 12, Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Monthly movie time for adults. “Bridge of Spies.” Popcorn served. POC: 270-769-6337. Ext. 109.
  • Pamper yourself with essential oils, 3 p.m. May 13, Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Learn how oils can protect a home from germs, creepy crawlies and a myriad of medical ailments. Make a tube of lip balm to take home. Registration required. POC: 270-769-6337, Ext. 109.
  • Creatures of the Night, frogs and toads, 8:30-11 p.m. May 13, Garden Pavilion, Bernheim Forest, Ky. 245, Clermont. Members $10 per child and nonmembers $12 per child. POC: 502-955-8512.