HOW TO USE THIS COLUMN. Club and organization meetings and events are published at no charge in this calendar. Items for the calendar must be turned in by noon Wednesday. POC refers to “point of contact.” To update or submit a calendar entry, email, call 270-505-1751 or fax to 270-769-6965.


TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) No. 126, Journey Baptist Church, 120 Chase Way, E’town. Weigh-in 8:30 a.m., meeting at 10 a.m. POC: Jeana Medina, 270-505-9355.

Stephensburg Masonic Lodge Fish Fry, 5-7 p.m., Stephensburg Masonic Lodge, 4355 Hardinsburg Road. POC: Randal Flowers, 270-369-9673.

Dixon-Darnell Commandery No. 19, 7 p.m., Hub City Lodge Hall, 1001-B Skyline Drive, E’town. POC: 270-234-0462.


Meeting Creek Lodge No. 641 F&AM, 7:30 p.m., 16674 Sonora-Hardin Springs Road, Eastview. POC: 270-765-7047.


Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 1051, Gold Vault Patriots, 2 p.m., community room, Eliza­beth­town Police Department, 300 S. Mulberry St., E’town. Membership is open to U.S. Armed Forces veterans who served on active duty, for other than training purposes, in the Republic of Vietnam between Feb. 28, 1961-May 7, 1975. Viet­nam-era veterans are eligible too who served Aug. 5, 1961-May 7, 1975. New members must submit a copy of their DD-214 along with a membership application. POC: Sally Johns, 270-352-2765 or or


All Datsun & Z Car owners meet at 6 p.m. upstairs at Swope Nis­san Dealership, 1100 N. Dixie Ave., E’town. You can join the club even if you do not own a Z car. POC: Irvin Lyons Jr., 270-304-6044, or

The Bards Corner Writers’ Group, 6-8 p.m., first and third Mondays, Hardin County Public Library Com­munity Room, 100 Jim Owens Drive, E’town. Free. POC: Robert Villanueva, 270-234-9971.

Camp Knox 919 Masonic Stated Communications Radcliff, first and third Monday of each month except on legal federal holidays when the lodge will be “dark,” 1158 N. Dixie Blvd., Radcliff. Visitors welcome to the social and meal between 6 p.m. and regular lodge opening. Visiting Masons are invited to attend regular lodge opening at 7 p.m. upon proper credentialing. On those meetings where degree work is being conducted, social and meal is at 5:30 p.m. with lodge opening at 6:30 p.m. POC: Lodge secretary, 270-351-3498.

Central Kentucky Art Guild, 6:30 p.m., Our Place, 790 N. Dixie Ave., Suite 900, E’town. Renowned art­ist and member of Kentucky Crafted ­– Kathy Conroy – will present the program and demonstrate scratchboard art. The theme for the Artist of the Month competition is “Water.” POC:

Mid-Kentucky Kennel Club gathers at 6:30 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays, 421 E. Dixie Ave., E’town. Mondays dedicated to obedience practice; Tuesdays dedicated to conformation practice. Free to club members; $5 for nonmembers. Up-to-date shot record must be presented on all dogs entering facility. POC: Mary Ginter, 270-465-6299;

Vine Grove Chapter No. 122, Order of the Eastern Star, dinner at 6:30 p.m., meeting at 7:30 p.m., 857 Crume Road, Vine Grove, next to Lincoln Trail Country Club. POC: Reanna McCarthy, 270-268-5001.

Camp Knox Masonic Lodge, 7 p.m., 1158 N. Dixie Blvd., Radcliff. POC: 351-3498.

Cecilia Community Ruritan Club, 7 p.m., Ruritan Building, 391 W. Main St., Cecilia. POC: Carl Cox, 270-735-5276.


Central Kentucky Wheelmen Bicycle Club offers regularly scheduled rides for bicyclists of all skill levels. The club has more than 130 members with a 30-year history. POC:

Cecilia Homemakers, 10 a.m., Cecilia Baptist Church. POC: 270-737-6170.

Military Order of World Wars, 11:30 a.m., clubhouse, Building 2377 at Fort Knox. POC: Larry Herzog, 270-351-6433.

Elizabethtown Noon Rotary Club, noon-1 p.m., JSO Building, Room 112, Elizabethtown Community and Technical College, 600 College Street Road, E’town. POC: Diane Kelley, 270-304-4893 or

German/American Edelweiss Club, noon, basement of Prichard Chapel on Fort Knox. All German-speaking ladies invited. POC: Hannah Pigg, 270-351-9811.

Bards of Bardstown, 6 p.m., Nelson County Library Main Branch, 201 Cathedral Manor, Bards­town, just south of Stephen Foster, U.S. 62, on the east side of U.S. 31E. Fiction writers from beginners to professionals who write in any genre are welcome. Bring five copies of a work in progress, no more than 2,000 words to share for comment. No non-fiction or memoirs. POC:

Elizabethtown Lions Club, 6 p.m., Gallery of the Historic State Theater, 209 W. Dixie Ave., E’town. POC: Jim Weise, 270-766-1073.

The North Hardin Lions Club, 6:30 p.m., 117 E. Vine St., Radcliff. For information about the club’s activities, go to its Facebook page, North Hardin Lions Club.

Toastmasters Club 8307-Gilded Tongues, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Towne Mall community meeting room, 1704 N. Dixie Ave., E’town. Learn-by-doing workshop where participants hone speaking skills in a no-pressure atmosphere. POC: 270-319-3212 or Diane Mattingly,

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) No. 113, 6:45 p.m., Vine Grove United Methodist Church, 306 High St. POC: 270-877-0662.

Elizabethtown Chess Club, 5 p.m. to closing, Family Buffet res­tau­rant, 121 Towne Drive, E’town. POC: Amy,

Hardin County Amateur Radio Emergency Services, 7 p.m., Hardin County Emergency Services, 170 Provident Way, E’town. A group of amateur radio operators from Hardin and LaRue counties, who have voluntarily registered their qualifications and equipment for communications duty in public service in the event of a disaster or emergency conditions. Discuss issues, practice skills and train for emergencies. POC: Shelby Ennis,

B.R. Young Lodge No. 132 F&AM, 7:30 p.m., 11 Lincoln Square, Hodgenville. POC: 270-765-7047.


Military Officers Association of America, 5:30 p.m., clubhouse, Building 2377, Fort Knox. POC: Larry Herzog, 270-351-6433.

Buffalo Soldier Fort Knox Chapter, 6 p.m., North Hardin Chamber of Commerce Conference Room, 306 N. Wilson Road, Radcliff. POC: Irvin “Scorpio” Lyons Jr., 270-304-6044 or


Elizabethtown-Hardin-LaRue Retired Teacher Association, 11:30 a.m., Early College Career Center Campus, 200 University Drive, E’town. Program is information on various KRTA benefit companies. Service project is tuna, spam and Vienna sausage. Lunch menu includes tossed salad, herb roasted potatoes, pork loin, rolls, broccoli and bread pudding, $15. If Hardin County Schools are dismissed because of weather conditions, EHLRTA will not meet. POC: 270-769-8001.

Bridge Club, noon-3 p.m., Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Pro­ficient bridge players welcome. De­pending on people present, some might not play all hands. POC: 270-769-6337.

Kiwanis Club of Hardin County, noon-1 p.m., Swope Toyota conference room, 1085 N. Dixie Ave., E’town. POC: 502-468-2093.

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) No. 169, Mill Creek Baptist Church, 1182 Jones St., Radcliff. Weigh-in 5:30 p.m.; short meeting follows. POC: Joyce, 270-351-9365.

Hardin County Beekeepers, 7 p.m., Hardin County Cooperative Extension Office, 111 Opportunity Way, E’town. POC:


White Mills Civic League, 7 p.m. March 24, change of date, Civic League building. POC: Sheri Kersey, 270-401-9490.

Stitchers Quilt Guild, 6 p.m. March 25, Hardin County Cooperative Extension Office, 111 Opportunity Way, E’town. Stitchers of all skill levels are welcome. Meetings are learning workshops and further classes are available to improve skill level. POC: Eileen Robbins, 270-982-3168.

Bridge Club, noon-3 p.m. March 26, Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Pro­ficient bridge players welcome. De­pending on people present, some might not play all hands. POC: 270-769-6337.

Evening Book Club, 6:30-7:30 p.m. March 26, Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Pick up a copy of Jamie Ford’s “Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet” before the meeting. POC: 270-769-6337.

MEDDAC Retirees Dutch Treat Lunch, 11:30 a.m. April 1, Golden Corral, 1835 N. Dixie Ave., E’town. Military and spouses are invited to attend. POC: Kay Hensley, 270-351-6440.