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Updated for May 26, 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.

Thursday, May 26

  • Theatrical Throwback Thursday, 3-5 p.m., Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Monthly movie time for adults. “Breakfast at Tiffany’s,” starring Audrey Hepburn and George Peppard. Popcorn served. POC: 270-769-6337, Ext. 109.
  • Friends of the Hardin County Public Library meeting, 6 p.m., Hardin County Public Library North Branch, 800 S. Logsdon Parkway, Radcliff. POC: Jim Weise, 270-766-1073.

Friday, May 27

  • Community ‘Jeopardy’ game at RobinBrooke Senior Living, 1:30-3 p.m., 201 Harmony Way, E’town. Sponsored by Community Home Health Care and RobinBrooke Senior Living. Prizes and refreshments provided. RSVP by Wednesday. POC: 270-982-3343.
  • Keep calm and craft on, 4-5 p.m., Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Repurposed books craft class. Materials provided. Registration required. POC: 270-769-6337, Ext. 109.

Saturday, May 28

  • Adopt-a-pet, Animal Refuge Center in Vine Grove, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. POC: 270-877-6064.
  • 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.
  • BBQ, Blues & Bikes, noon-10 p.m., downtown E’town. Begins with Thunder into E’town Motorcycle Ride at 10 a.m., American Legion Hardin Post 113, 1251 Ring Road, E’town. $20 and $40 per couple. Breakfast served from 8-10 a.m. Festival features nine acts on two stages throughout the day. POC: Elizabethtown Heritage Council, 270-982-2209, https://bbqbluesfest.com/.
  • World War II re-enactment, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Veterans Tribute at Elizabethtown Nature Park on Ring Road. Free. Weapons demonstration, uniform and equipment displays, and re-enactments of the Breakout and Pursuit and the Invasion of Normandy. POC: Larry Vance, 270-877-2311.

Sunday, May 29

  • 24th Annual Civil War Days living history program, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Fort Duffield Park and Historic Site in West Point. Encampments and artillery demonstrations. Food by BiteSize Catering. Shuttle service available $5 per person or $15 per family, parents and all children younger than 18. Proceeds benefit Fort Duffield upkeep. POC: Connie Morris, 502-922-4574 or info@fortduffield.com or fortduffield.com.

Monday, May 30

  • Annual Memorial Day services, 10 a.m., Fort Duffield Memorial Cemetery, Fort Duffield Park and Historic Site in West Point. Presented by Fort Duffield, Camp No. 1, Department of Kentucky and Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War. Speaker and ceremonies. No Shuttle service. Free. Bring a lawn chair for guaranteed seating. POC: 502-922-4574 or info@fortduffield.com.
  • 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.
  • American Legion, Hardin Post 113’s Annual Memorial Day Ceremony, 10:30 a.m., at American Legion Park, N. Miles St., E’town. Guest Speaker for the 61st annual ceremony will be State Sen. Dennis Parrett. POC: Randy Harris or Jesse Hall, 270-737-9949.
  • Fort Knox Memorial Day service, 11:30 a.m., Radcliff Veterans Cemetery-Central, 2501 N. Dixie Blvd., Radcliff. For those visiting graves, you might want to visit prior to the service or after it concludes. POC: Chuck Heater, 270-351-5115.
  • American Legion Park Pool grand opening, noon, ground breaking ceremony; 1 p.m. pool opens. Daily admission is $4 for children ages 4-17, $6 for adults and children 3 and younger are free. For more information and for special pricing, call the pool at 270-737-5449. POC: American Legion Park Pool, 270-737-5449.

Tuesday, May 31

  • Beginner’s sewing, 5-7 p.m., Hardin County Public 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.

Wednesday, June 1

  • 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 all ages 14-18 who want to learn about firefighting or other emergency service careers. Parents welcome. POC: Ken Lucey, 270-272-4488.

Upcoming

  • Smart Start: Business Basics, 5-7 p.m. June 2, Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Classes provide steps for starting a business, feasibility, legal structure, licensing and permitting requirements. No charge, call to register. POC: 270-765-6737 or Samantha.loyall@yahoo.com
  • AARP Smart Driver Class, 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. June 3, Hardin Memorial Hospital, 913 N. Dixie Ave., E’town. Refresher course for seniors, who receive auto insurance premium reduction with the class. All ages welcome. No written or driving test required. Registration is $15 for AARP members, $20 for nonmembers. POC: Charles Meyers, 270-737-7904.
  • Benefit for Meade County High School Alumni Academic Scholarship Fund, June 4, school gym, 938 Old State Road, Brandenburg. Monarchs singing group from 8:30-11 p.m. Tickets $25 per person POC: Hugh Cross, hwcross@bbtel.com or Margaret Benham, 270-422-2904.
  • Hardin Memorial Hospital Wellness on Wheels, 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. June 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. POC: 270-234-4406.
  • Public Works Committee, 9 a.m. June 7, Hardin County Government Building, 150 N. Provident Way, E’town. POC: Suzanne Perla, 270-765-2350.
  • WKU Mobile Health Unit through the WKU Institute for Rural Health, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. EDT June 7, Jones Home Center, 948 Grayson St./HWY 224, Upton. Free glucose and lipid panel, cholesterol panal and triglycerides and TC/HDL ratio, fasting best but not required for testing. POC: Heather Hagan Jones, 270-369-8717.
  • Hardin Memorial Hospital Wellness on Wheels, 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. June 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. POC: POC: 270-234-4406.
  • Military Job Fair, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. June 8, Saber & Quill, 1118 Chaffee Ave., Fort Knox. Open to active duty military, spouses, reservists, veterans, retirees and civilians. National and regional opportunities. POC: 757-965-5808 or CivilianJobs.com.
  • Hosparus Central Kentucky free volunteer training in June and July, 8:45 a.m.-5 p.m. June 9, Elizabethtown office, 105 Diecks Drive, E’town. HCK needs patient support volunteers in Breckinridge, Grayson, Hardin, LaRue and Meade counties and volunteers for the Thrift Shoppe, 611 W. Poplar St., Suite A2, E’town. Lunch provided. POC: To register, Annette Jones, 270-737-6300 or ajones@hosparus.org.
  • Hardin County Board of Adjustment meeting, 5 p.m. June 9, second floor meeting room. Hardin County Government Building, 150 N. Provident Way. E’town. POC: 270-769-5479.
  • Movies Under the Stars, dusk June 10, Freeman Lake Park, E’town. Showing “Inside Out,” sponsored by The Cecilian Bank, Grace Heartland Church and the city of Elizabethtown. Free. POC: 270-765-6121 or go to Elizabethtown City Events.
  • Yard/Bake Sale, 8 a.m. June 11, Trinity Worship Center, 902 N. Mulberry St., E’town. POC: the Rev. Tim Burge, 270-765-6392.
  • Hardin Memorial Hospital Wellness on Wheels, 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. June 13, 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.
  • Hosparus Central Kentucky free Thrift Shop volunteer training, 9 a.m.-noon June 14, Hosparus office, 105 Diecks Drive, E’town. POC: To register, Annette Jones, 270-737-6300 or ajones@hosparus.org.
  • Hardin Fiscal Court meeting, 3:30 p.m. June 14, third floor. Hardin County Government Building, 150 N. Provident Way. E’town. POC: Suzanne Perla, 270-765-2350.