THURSDAY, Oct. 28
Historical Book Group. Thursday, Oct. 28 at 5:30 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. The book for discussion will be I’ve Got a Home in Glory Land by Karolyn Smardz Frost. This group is open to anyone interested in history.
FRIDAY, Oct. 29
Cynthiana Cycling Club. The Cynthiana Cycling Club conducts a bicycle building and repair clinic every Friday evening at Peter and Kim Newberry’s farm, to build and repair bicycles for the group bicycle rides on Saturdays and Sundays aimed at providing the youth of our community a recreational activity as an alternative to drug and substance abuse, to encourage family participation in group bicycle rides and improve the quality of life in the community. If anyone knows of a child in need of a bicycle, have a used bicycle to donate, or if interested in helping repair or assemble bicycles call Newberry at 234-5285.
SATURDAY, Oct. 30
Berry Lions Club Pre-Election Fish Fry. The Berry Lions Club will be hosting their “Pre-Election Fish Fry” on Saturday, Oct. 30, at 5 p.m. in the Berry Lions Club Hall. Rain or shine. The community is invited to come and enjoy food with a chance to meet and greet the candidates. The cost is $8 person, all you can eat. All proceeds will benefit Berry Lions Club programs.
Spooky Boo Wow Howl-O-Ween Parade. Saturday, Oct. 30, registration at 3 p.m., parade starts at 4 at the Cynthiana Courthouse Square, $5 for each dog entry. Bring your dog dressed for Howloween and join the parade. Hosted by Xi Beta Beta with all proceeds going to the Humane Society
Bourbon Community Health Fair. Oct. 30 from 8 to 11 a.m. at Bourbon Community Hospital, 9 Linville Dr., Paris. Proceed to benefit the United Way of the Bluegrass. Call 859-987-1001. Pre-registration form is available at www.bourbonhospital.com. The hospital will also be holding a Halloween costume contest for children at 10:30 a.m. in the community room of Hopewell Medical Complex. A pet costume contest will take place in the parking lot outside the community room.
Cynthiana Cycling Club. The Cynthiana Cycling Club weekly bicycle ride will be held Saturday afternoon. Call for ride time and location. All teenagers (and younger riders if accompanied by an adult) and adults are invited to ride, both beginners and experienced bicyclists. All riders receive a free highly-visible Cycling Club T-Shirt. If needed, bicycles and helmets will be provided. Contact Newberry at 234-5285 by Friday evening to reserve a bike and/or helmet. If anyone knows of a child in need of a bicycle, contact Newberry.
SUNDAY, Oct. 31
Champions Cycling Club. The Champions Cycling Club weekly bicycle ride is held every Sunday at 4 p.m. at the Christian Church’s Camp Northward, weather permitting. All teenagers (and younger riders, if accompanied by an adult) and adults are invited to ride, both beginners and experienced bicyclists. All riders receive a free highly-visible Cycling Club T-Shirt. If needed, bicycles and helmets will be provided. Contact Newberry at 234-5285 by Friday evening to reserve a bike and/or helmet. If anyone knows of a child in need of a bicycle, contact Newberry.
MONDAY, Nov. 1
National Family Literacy Day. Come to the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Monday, Nov. 1 at 5:30 p.m. and celebrate National Family Literacy Day. Special guest will be Appalachian Storyteller Octavia Sexton. She shares the legends, tales and superstitions from her distinctive oral heritage. Her natural dialect transports the listener into the mountains of Kentucky where haints ‘ghosts’ chill your blood, Jack tickles your funny bone, and the hills and hollers are full of surprises. Folk Art will be on display and refreshments will be provided. This family program is a free event sponsored by the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library, Licking Valley Campus of Maysville Community College, Cynthiana Arts Council and the Harrison County Literacy Council.
TUESDAY, Nov. 2
Harrison County Diabetes Seminar. Nov. 2 at 5:30 p.m. at the Harrison County Extension Office. Free Dinner, door prizes and giveaways. To register call 859-298-4899.
Health Department Closings for November: Nov. 2 for Election day; Nov. 11 for Veteran’s Day; and Nov. 25 and 26 for the Thanksgiving holiday.
Storytime. Tuesday, Nov. 2 for ages 2-5 starting at 10 a.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 3
Storytime. Wednesday, Nov. 3 for ages birth to 5 starting at 4:30 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.
Democratic Headquarters is now open through election day and is located at 134 E. Pike St. (next to Swinford and Sims). Stop in for yard signs, buttons, and other materials.
Harrison County Republican Party Headquarters is located at 207 S. Main St. Everyone is invited to stop by for a visit to learn about the candidates and to pick up signs and stickers.
Harrison County Republican Party meets monthly on the first Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. in the conference room of the Sheriff’s office, Pike Street. Special guest this month is 2011 Kentucky gubernatorial candidate Phil Moffett.
Women’s Book Group. Thursday, Nov. 4 at 6 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. The book for discussion will be The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows.
Turkey Bingo. Saturday, Nov. 6 at the Elks Lodge following the regular Monday bingo. Turkey certificates and a $1,000 coverall. Doors open at 5 p.m. and bingo will start at 6:30 p.m.
Storytime. Tuesday, Nov. 9 for ages 2-5 starting at 10 a.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.
concert Ticket Give-Away. Dr. Clark Cash of Early Years Orthodontics will be giving away two Justin Bieber “My World” concert tickets for the Wednesday, Nov. 10 event at the Yum Center in Louisville. Visit www.smileearly.com to submit your contest entry.
Storytime. Wednesday, Nov. 10 for ages birth to 5 starting at 4:30 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.
Holiday Support Group. Sponsored by Hospice of the Bluegrass, Coping with grief this holiday season, Nov. 10 from 6-7:30 p.m. for five weeks. Will be held at Scott County Public Library, 104 S. Bradford Lane, Georgetown, Ky. For more information and to RSVP, contact Martha Clay at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 859-234-6462 or 800-756-6005.
All 4-H Enrollment Cards are due in the school principal’s office or in the Extension Office, 668 New Lair Rd., by Friday, Nov. 12. These must be turned in as soon as possible so that mailing lists for 4-H projects and activities may be completed. Some activities are already starting. Extra forms are available at the school or at the Extension Office. Call 2134-5510 with any questions.
Southside Fall Festival. The Southside PTO Fall Festival will be held Nov. 13. Car show from 2-5 p.m.; meal 5-6 p.m.; games start at 6 p.m. For more information contact John at 859-298-5550.
Operation Christmas Child National Collection Week will be observed Nov. 15-22. Shoe boxes may be taken to the Christian Bookstore on Main Street during regular business hours. For more information call Dawn Arnold at 234-6706 during the day and 859-234-2096 at night.
Healthy Informed Men Seminar. Nov. 18 from 8:30-10 a.m. at the Harrison County Extension Office. Free breakfast. Registration begins at 8 a.m.
HMH Auxiliary Holiday Bake Sale and Craft Auction. Nov. 19 in the Harrison Memorial Hospital Front Lobby.
MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) meets the second and fourth Thursdays of every month from 9 to 11:45 a.m. at Indian Creek Christian Church. Come join other moms for food, fun and fellowship. Childcare is provided. For more information call Cassie at 954-0571. Please note that when school is not in session, MOPS meeting is cancelled.
On Exhibit. Display of equestrian items from local equestrian Paulette Klein at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.. She will be competing in the upcoming All-Tech games.
Community Employment Opportunities (CEO) is a non-profit employment agency that assists persons with disabilities in finding and retaining employment. Located in the Community Service Center at 216 Old Lair Road or can be reached by calling (859) 234-9377 or visit www.ceo-employment.com.
Harrison County Food Pantry. The Harrison County Food Pantry is located at 304 Locust St. (former Cynthiana Police Substation). Open Wednesdays and Fridays from noon to 4 p.m. For more information contact Margaret Watson at 234-1649 or Marilyn Wash at 234-5644.
Berry Lions Club meets on the first and third Thursday of each month at the Berry Lions Club Hall at 7 p.m. New members always welcome.
Dog House Recycling. If anyone has a dog house in good condition to donate or know of a dog in need of shelter, contact the Humane Society of Harrison County at 234-1222 or 859-312-1267.
Moms in Touch International (praying for children and schools) is an interdemoninational, non-profit organization. For more information call Stephanie Techau, MITI contact for Harrison County at 588-2525 or visit www.momsintouch.org.
Head Start Program. Head Start-Community Action Council, is a comprehensive federally funded child development program for low-income families and children with disabilities. For more information contact the Community Action Council, 859-234-2121 or visit at 216 Old Lair Road, Cynthiana.
Early Head Start. Works with families that are expecting a child or have children under three years. For more information contact Alean Spicer at the Community Action Council at 859-234-2121 or visit the center at 216 Old Lair Road, Cynthiana.
Migrant Head Start Network. A free child care service for children of migrant farm workers. For more information contact Barbara Helton at the Community Action Council at 859-234-2121 or visit the center at 216 Old Lair Road, Cynthiana.
TOPS. Take Off Pounds Sensibly meets at 5 p.m. on Wednesdays in the conference room at Harrison Memorial Hospital.
Cynthiana Families Anonymous meeting is held every Thursday from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at the Cynthiana Christian Church. Use the Walnut Street entrance to enter the church. Call 859-234-1626 and leave a message for further information.
Cynthiana Alcoholics Anoymous meets Sundays from 6:30-7:30 p.m. and Wednesdays from 8-9 p.m. at the Episcopal Church, North Walnut Street. For more information call 1-800-467-8019.Al-anon Meetings are held on Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. at Harmony Christian Church in Georgetown, Ky. at the old Wal-Mart store on the by-pass.
Christian Singles Group meets at Harrison Memorial Hospital in the Virginia McKenney conference room on the first and third Friday of each month at 7 p.m. Call Phil at 234-6524, or Vickie at 234-5346.
Flora Shropshire Animal Shelter. Hours are Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Saturday, 8 a.m. to noon; Closed Sundays.
A Veterans Field Representative is available on the third Tuesday of each month at the County Sheriff’s office in Cynthiana from 1-4 p.m. This service is free of charge. For more information or to make an appointment, call 1-800-747-9963.
A Veterans Field Representative is available on the second Tuesday of each month at the Fleming County Courthouse, Flemingsburg, Ky. from 1:30-4 p.m. This service is free of charge. For more information or to make an appointment, call 1-866-376-0308.
Harrison County Soil & Water Conservation District meetings are held at 7:30 p.m. on the second Monday of each month at the office located at 103 Rodgers Park Dr., Cynthiana. Open to the public.
Cub Scouts meet every first and third Tuesday at First United Methodist Church at 6 p.m. If interested call John Denniston at 298-5550 or Opal Traylor at 234-1589.
Harrison County Diabetes Support Group will meet at the Harrison County Senior Citizens Center on the second Wednesday of every month at 10:30 a.m. For more information call Crissy at 859-234-8750 or 859-298-4899.
Library Cookbooks. Pick up a copy of ‘Eat Between The Lines’ $10 each. Proceeds will go towards funding programming at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.
Community Action Council is now accepting applications for the Westside Housing Project and down payment assistance if available. For more information contact Lori Furnish at 859-234-2121 or stop by the Community Center at 216 Old Lair Rd., Cynthiana.
Narcotics Anonymous meets every Tuesday and Thursday from 7:30-8:30 p.m.; and Saturdays from 6-7 p.m. at the Macedonia Baptist Church on Pearl Street.
Visit the library’s website at www.cynthianalibrary.org and check out our calendar, services and subscribe to our new online book club.
Clothing Closet has moved to 209 Pike St. and is open Mondays and Wednesdays from noon to 3:30 p.m. In great need of middle school uniforms and large garbage bags.