Community Calendar

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Updated for Aug. 24, 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. 

Wednesday, Aug. 24

  • Wellness Series lunch and learn, noon-1 p.m., Hardin County Extension Service, 201 Peterson Drive, E’town. ABCs of back to school. Lunch provided. Cost $8 at the door. Deadline to RSVP has passed. POC: Karen Blaiklack, 270-706-1250 or kblaikloc@hmh.net.
  • G.C. Burkhead Elementary School Site-Based Decision Making Council meeting, 2:45 p.m., 1323 St. John Road, E’town. POC: 270-769-5983 or 270-769-8817.
  • 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 provided. POC: 270-769-6337, Ext. 109.
  • Drop-in tech lab, 3-5 p.m., Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E‘town. Get tech assistance in the computer lab. No registration, just drop in. If more help is needed, set up a tech appointment. POC: 270-769-6337, Ext. 109.


  • Embroidery guild, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Hardin County Extension Service, 201 Peterson Drive, E’town. Hand or machine embroidery. POC: Mary Logsdon, 270-668-7603.
  • Quilting class, 2 p.m., Hardin County Public Library, North Branch, 800 S. Logsdon Parkway, Radcliff. Bring a project to share with the group. Having trouble with a certain project? Bring it to the meeting. POC: 270-351-9999.
  • Theatrical Throwback Thursday, 3-5 p.m., Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E‘town. Monthly movie time for adults. “The Awful Truth,” starring Cary Grant and Irene Dunne. Popcorn served. POC: 270-769-6337, Ext. 109.
  • 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.
  • The Charles W. Logsdon Historic Downtown Walking Tour, 7 p.m. Thursdays, Public Square in Elizabethtown, weather permitting. POC: Heritage Council, 270-982-2209.


  • Keep calm and craft on, 3-5 p.m., Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E‘town. Re­pur­posed books craft class. This month’s project is a book page wreath. Construct the wreath at the library and personalize or add seasonal decorations at home. Registration required. POC: 270-769-6337, Ext. 109.
  • Central Kentucky Art Guild annual All-Member Show, 5-7 p.m., Morrison Gallery, Elizabethtown Com­munity and Technical College, 600 College Street Road, E’town. Light refreshment reception and awards will be given at 6 p.m. Gallery hours are from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. Admission is free. POC: Judie Wilson, judiegw@msn.com.
  • Special needs families connect, 7 p.m., Abundant Life Church, 1352 N. Logsdon Parkway, Radcliff. Stan Holmes, special needs teacher at Fort Knox, will speak concerning Individual Education Programs. POC: Bonnie Linscott, 270-300-4241.
  • Creatures of the night: katydids and crickets, 8:30-11 p.m., garden pavillion, Bernheim Forest, Ky. 245, Clermont. Members $10 and nonmembers $12 payment due by 4 p.m. day before the event. POC: 502-955-8512.


  • 26th annual Special Olympics golf scramble tournament, check in 8 a.m., Fort Knox’s Lindsey Golf Course, 4024 Bullion Blvd. Fort Knox. Sponsored by American Legion Hardin Post 113, Shotgun start at 9 a.m. All entries must be received by Wednesday, with teams to be determined by the tournament staff, A, B, C, D handicaps. Entry fee is $60 per person, which includes green fee, cart, range balls, one Mulligan and lunch at Lindsey Golf Course. All proceeds benefit Hardin County area Special Olympics. POC: Hardin Post 113, 270-737-9949, Steve Schafer, 270-300-6836, cdr_hardinpost113@comcast.net or SteveSchafer68@yahoo.com.
  • Heartland Homecoming, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., downtown E’town. Parade at 10 a.m. Beginning at noon, Dixie Avenue from Mulberry Street to Central Avenue, North and South Main streets will be closed until 5 p.m. Food vendors, sidewalk sales and live music. Bands include Forrest Snoddy, 12-12:45 p.m.; Luke Yates, 1-1:45 p.m.; Matt and Joanna Black, 2-2:45 p.m.; 3GC, 3-3:45; and Limestone Creek, 4-4:45 p.m. POC: www.elizabethtownky.org or 270-765-6121.
  • Adopt-a-pet, Animal Refuge Center in Vine Grove, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. POC: 270-877-6064.
  • Tattoo party for a cure and Run for Hope, 11 a.m. Saturday and Sunday, Big Lots Shopping Center, Suite 176, 200 Sycamore St., E’town. All proceeds benefit Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Tattoos by Dwayne Spears, tickets, $80 for 2 hours. From Aug. 22-26, purchase 10 tickets for $200, each ticket good for four hours. Run for Hope is Aug. 27. Registration 11 a.m. kickstands up at 1 p.m. $15 per rider, $5 passenger. POC: Dwayne Spears, 270-304-8337 or Cassidy McIntosh, emcintosh21Ahotmail.com.
  • The Association of the Century 100th Division 36th Annual meeting and reunion, 11:30 a.m., Hilton Garden Inn Hotel, 1020 Wilkinson Trace, Bowling Green. Events Saturday include an awards luncheon and evening reception and banquet, 5 p.m. Current and former members of the Century Division are welcome to attend. POC: www.the-century.org.
  • Connect at Bernheim, 6:18-10:18 p.m., Lake Nevin, Bernheim Forest, Ky. 245, Clermont. $5 per person. POC: 502-955-8512.


  • 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. POC: 270-769-6337, Ext. 109.