Community Calendar

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Updated for Aug. 31, 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. 31

  • Elizabethtown Independent Schools special hearing regarding property tax rates for 2016, 5 p.m., Panther Academy, 634 N. Mulberry St., E’town. POC: 270-765-3007.
  • Special meeting Board of Education, 5:30 p.m., Panther Academy, 634 N. Mulberry St., E’town. Consideration of Board meeting agenda and 2016 tax levy. POC: 270-765-3007.
  • Money 101, 5:30 p.m., Hardin County Cooperative Extension Service, 201 Peterson Drive, E’town. Learn how to have a budget and know your credit score. RSVP POC: Franziska Troglauer-Hodges, 270-765-4121 or fran.hodges@uky.edu.


  • Free English as a second language classes, registration deadline is Thursday. Classes begin Sept. 6, Hardin County Adult and Community Education’s ESL classes. College View Campus, 521 Charlemagne Blvd., West Pod, E’town and Lindsey Wilson College, 620 N. Wilson Road, Rad­cliff. E’town classes, 8:30-11:30 a.m. Monday and Wednesday and 5-6:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday. Radcliff classes, 12:30-3:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Call to register. POC: 270-769-8866.
  • 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, Ext 109.
  • Quilting class, 2 p.m., Hardin County Public Library, North Branch, 800 S. Logsdon Parkway, Radcliff. Bring projects to share. Having trouble with a certain project? Bring it to the meeting. POC: 270-351-9999.
  • 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.
  • Learn to crochet, 6-7:30 p.m., Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Instructor Martha Brooks. Bring a yarn and hook if working on a project and would like assistance. POC: 270-769-6337, Ext 109.
  • The NAACP 25th Annual Freedom Fund Banquet deadline for tickets and tables is Thursday. Event is 6:30 p.m. Sept. 17, Grace Heartland Church, 801 Pear Orchard Road, E’town. Guest speaker is attorney Anthony D. Gray of Ferguson, Missouri. Individual tickets $60, table of eight $480, reserved seating, partnership $350. Make checks payable to Hardin County Branch NAACP and mail to P.O. Box 304, Elizabethtown, KY 42701. POC: Triashun Collier, 270-681-1430 or hcbtickets@gmail.com.
  • 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.


  • 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.
  • 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, 5-7 p.m., Ste­phensburg Masonic Lodge, Franklin Crossroads. POC: Randal Flowers, 270-369-9673.


  • 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 Ave., E’town. POC: Bob Woosley, 270-877-2244.
  • On your own challenge, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., visitor center, Bernheim Forest, Ky. 245, Clermont Road, Clermont. Self-guided adventure. Free. 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.
  • 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.
  • Hike of the day, 2-3 p.m., visitor center, Bernheim Forest, Ky 245, Clermont Road, Clermont. Free. POC: 502-955-8512.
  • 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 around the square. All makes, models and years welcome. Local bands and DJ. Some downtown businesses may remain open. POC: Kelly Crump, 270-234-3036 or cruffer@hotmail.com.
  • Laser-guided star tour, 9-11 p.m., garden pavilion, Bernheim Forest, Ky 245, Clermont Road, Clermont. Members $10 and nonmembers $12, must be paid by 4 p.m. day before event. POC: 502-955-8512.


  • Kersey Family Homecoming, 12:30-4 p.m., White Mills Christian Church gym, 521 Cave Road, White Mills. Potluck lunch at 12:30. An afternoon with family inside the gym. Meet and share family photos, stories, information, etc. POC: Dale Kersey, 270-862-5551 or kers232@windstream.net or 270-307-1145.
  • First Sunday nature hike, late bloomers, 2-3 p.m., Visitor center, Bernheim Forest, Ky 245, Clermont Road, Clermont. Free. POC: 502-955-8512.