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Updated for Dec. 4, 2016

HOW TO USE THIS COLUMN. Community news announcements are published at no charge in the daily calendar. 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.

Sunday, Dec. 4

  • First Sunday nature hike, 2-3 p.m., visitors center, Bernheim Forest, Ky. 245, Clermont Road, Clermont. $5 per car for nonmembers. POC: 502-955-8512.
  • Annual celebration of the holiday season, 1-6 p.m., Animal Refuge Center Inc., 185 Basham Trail, Vine Grove. Food, fun and fellowship. Gifts for the animals appreciated. POC: 270-877-6064 or www.animalrefugecenter.org/events/animalrefugecenter.org.
  • Hosparus Central Ken­tucky holiday remembrance service, 2:30 p.m., First Pres­byterian Church, 1016 Pear Orchard Road, E’town. Celebration of loved ones who have died within the past year. Guests who are grieving the loss of a family member or friend may arrive at 1:45 p.m. to personalize ornaments in memory of their loved one. During the ceremony, ornaments will be placed on a holiday tree. Light refreshments will be served. Event is free. POC: 270-737-6300.

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. Thyroid screening $15. POC: 270-234-4406.
  • 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. 109.

Tuesday

  • Hosparus Central Ken­tucky volunteers training, 9 a.m.-noon, Thrift Shoppe, 611 W. Poplar St., Suite A2, E’town. Free training to work in the Thrift Shoppe. Given by HCK Elizabethtown office, 105 Diecks Drive, E’town. POC: Annette Jones, 270-737-6300 or ajones@hosparus.org.
  • Public Works committee meeting, 9 a.m., third-floor meeting room, Hardin County Government Build­ing, 150 N. Provident Way, E’town. POC: Suzanne Perla, 270-765-2350.
  • Helmwood Heights Site-Based Decision-Making Council meeting, 3:15 p.m., 307 Cardinal Drive, E’town. POC: Trisha L. Pfeiffer, 270-169-1328.
  • American Heart Asso­cia­tion’s Hardin County Heart­­Chase, registration 4:30 p.m., race at 5 p.m., Freeman Lake Park, E’town. POC: Matt Rountree, 502-371-6010 or matt.rountree@heart.org or www.heart.org.
  • Hardin County Planning Commission meeting, 5 p.m., second-floor meeting room, Hardin County Government Building, 150 N. Provident Way. E’town. POC: 270-769-5479.
  • Sewing class, 6-7:30 p.m., Hardin County Public Library, North Branch, 800 S. Logsdon Parkway, Radcliff. POC: 270-351-9999.

Wednesday

  • 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, 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m., visitors center, Bernheim Forest, Ky. 245, Clermont Road, Clermont. Legends and lore hidden in the hollies. Members $15 and nonmembers $20. POC: 502-955-8512.
  • 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. 109.
  • Mod Podge ornaments, 4 p.m., Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Give life to old Christmas bulb ornaments by covering them with mod podge and book pages. Registration required. POC: 270-769-6337, Ext. 109.
  • Being a good employee 101, 5:30 p.m., Hardin County Cooperative Extension Ser­vice, 201 Peterson Drive, E’town. Learn to send emails and what to wear to an interview. POC: Franziska Troglauer-Hodges, RSVP 270-765-4121 or fran.hodges@uky.edu.
  • Vine Grove Junior Fire­fighters, 6:30 p.m., Vine Grove Fire Station, 513 Highland Ave., Vine Grove. Open to teens ages 15-18 who want to learn about firefighting or other emergency service careers. Parents welcome. POC: Ken Lucey, 270-272-4488.

Thursday

  • Hardin Memorial Hospital Wellness on Wheels, 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 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. Thyroid screening, $15. POC: 270-234-4406.
  • Special needs families connect, 10-11 a.m., Colvin Community Center, 230 Freedom Way, Radcliff. Share information and support for parents, siblings, friends and anyone interested in children with special needs. POC: Bonnie, 270-300-4241.
  • Stepworks open house, 2-6 p.m., 1207 Woodland Drive, E’town. New residential treatment center for addiction. Food and entertainment. POC: 270-957-8857.
  • Blood pressure screening, 2:30 p.m., Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. A home health nurse will do a blood pressure check and answer questions. POC: 270-769-6337, Ext. 109.
  • Theatrical Throwback Thursday, 3-5 p.m., Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Monthly movie time for adults. “It’s a Wonderful Life,” starring James Stew­­art and Donna Reed. Popcorn served. POC: 270-769-6337, Ext. 109.
  • Heartland Dulcimer, 6-7 p.m., Hardin County Public Library, North Branch, 800 S. Logsdon Parkway, Radcliff. Ring in the holidays with Santa. POC: 270-351-9999.
  • Quilting class, 2-4 p.m., Hardin County Public Lib­rary, North Branch, 800 S. Logsdon Parkway, Radcliff. Bring a project. Having trouble bring a project? Bring it to see if it can be solved. POC: 270-351-9999.
  • Hardin County Board of Adjustment meeting, 5 p.m., second-floor meeting room, Hardin County Government Building, 150 N. Provident Way. E’town. POC: 270-769-5479.

Friday

  • Keep calm and craft on, 3 p.m., Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Spiral book page wreath with seasonal embellishment. Registration required. POC: 270-769-6337, Ext. 109.

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. Thyroid screening, $15. POC: 270-234-4406.
  • Government commodity foods distributed, 8-11 a.m., Memorial United Methodist Church, 631 N. Miles St., E’town, for southern Hardin County residents. Proof of residence and self-certification of income eligibility required. POC: Feeding America, Kentucky’s Heart­land, 270-769-6997, or Helping Hand of Hope, 270-769-3092.
  • Heart Saver CPR, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Hardin County Emer­gency Services complex, 170 N. Provident Way, E’town. $50 per person. POC: 270-769-3014 for reservations.
  • Stories and Tails, 1-2 p.m., Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Children and parents read aloud to a therapy dog. Sponsored by American Red Cross at Fort Knox. POC: 270-769-6337.
  • Home Holiday Shop, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., in the gym of Muldraugh City Hall, 202 Wendell St. Craft vendors, Muldraugh Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary will sell con­cessions and Santa will visit. Free admission. POC: Caroline Cline, 502-942-2824.
  • Sons of the American Revolution organizational meeting, 10 a.m., Hardin County History Museum, 201 W. Dixie Ave., E’town. The SAR is a patriotic organization. Members are male descendants of people who served in the Revolutionary War. POC: John Humphries 270-871-2331 or jahumphriespe@gmail.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.