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THURSDAY, Dec. 16
Derek Webber Scholarship Fundraiser to be held Thursday, Dec. 16 at 7 p.m. at Rohs Opera House. Admission is free. Donations accepted for the Webber Scholarship Fund at Licking Valley Campus. National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation will be showing.
FRIDAY, Dec. 17
Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Friday, Dec. 17 at Cynthiana Baptist Daycare at 10:30 a.m.; Shady Lawn, 11 a.m.; Eastside Laundry, 2 p.m.
Blood Drive. Friday, Dec. 17 from 2-6 p.m. in the Walmart lot on the KBC bloodmobile. For more information call 1-800-775-2522 or visit www.kybloodcenter.org.
MONDAY, Dec. 20
Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Monday, Dec. 20 in Claysville at 10:30 a.m.; Grays Run, 2-4 p.m.
Planning Commission of Cynthiana, Harrison County, Berry will meet Monday, Dec. 20, 7:30 p.m., at the sheriff’s office. The meetings are open to the public.
TUESDAY, Dec. 21
Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Tuesday, Dec. 21 at Toddler Village at 10:30 a.m.; Terrace Park Childcare Center, 11 a.m.; Cedar Ridge from 2-3 p.m.
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 22
Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Tuesday, Dec. 22 in Berry from 3-4:30 p.m.
Storytime. Tuesday, Dec. 21 at 10 a.m. for ages 2-5 at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.
SPECIAL NOTICES
Santa Paws Trees. Buy a paw to help decorate the Santa Paws Trees on display at the Animal House, Happy Tails, Brooks Animal Clinic, Harrison Vet Clinic, The Flower Box and Judy and Adkinson's Flowers. Any and all donations appreciated and are tax deductible. Proceeds to benefit programs of the Humane Society of Harrison County.
Toys for Fines. Toys are currently being accepted in lieu of fines during the month of November. Toys must be new. Call the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library at 234-4881 for further details.
Public Library. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library will close on Wednesday, Dec. 22 at 5 p.m. and reopen at 9 a.m. Monday, Dec. 27 in observance of the Christmas holiday.
Wedco/Harrison County Health Center will be closed for the holidays on Dec. 23 and 24 in observance of Christmas; and on Jan. 30 and 31 in observance of the New Year.
Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Monday, Dec. 27 at Community Action Childcare Center and Harrison County Adult Care Center from 10:30 a.m. to noon; Hinton at 3 p.m.
Storytime. Tuesday, Dec. 28 at 10 a.m. for ages 2-5 at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.
Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Tuesday, Dec. 28 at Lebus Childcare Center at 10:30 a.m.; Edgemont, 11 a.m.; White Oak, 11:30 a.m.
Storytime. Wednesday, Dec. 29 at 4:30 p.m. for ages birth-5 at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.
Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Friday, Dec. 31 in Robynwood Heights at 11 a.m.
Historical Book Group. The book for the month of December is A Jesse Stuart Reader by Jesse Stuart. The group is open to any adult who enjoys history. Copies of the book may be picked up at the front desk at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. The group will meet Thursday, Dec. 30 at 5:30 p.m.
Battle of Cynthiana Reenactment. The Committee for the Battle of Cynthiana, Ky. invites everyone to attend Morgan's Raid.Free fun, admission, registration, and parking on June 18 and 19, 2011 at the Elks Lodge #438 Grounds, 1544 US Highway 62 E.  Camp opens Thursday, June 16 for set up and closes Sunday June 19. Battles at 2 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Contact Michael Brown (859) 588-6864 or Kevin Hall (859) 509-6163.
United Community Fund. The 2010 Fall Fund Drive has begun. Lend a hand in your community. 100% of funds stay right here in your community. Donnations you made are tax deductiable. For more information or to make a donation contact, United Community Fund of Cynthiana and Harrison County, P.O. Box 194 Cynthiana KY 41031 or 234-7160.
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 honoring our veterans and quilts by the Piecemakers Quilt Club in the front lobby at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.
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.
Adoptive Parent Support Groups. Held third Saturday of each month from 2-4 p.m. at the Georgetown Public Library, 104 S. Bradford Lane, Georgetown. For more information call Gerry Whalen at 859-234-5454 or gerrywhalen@yahoo.com.
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.
Men’s Coffee Group. Meets at Hospice of the Bluegrass Office, 1317 US Hwy. 62 E at 10:30 a.m. every third Friday. For more information contact Mary McKenzie 859-234-6462 or 800-756-6005 or email mmckenzie@hospicebg.org.
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.
Harrison County Veterans are eligible for interment in the Kentucky Veterans Cemetery North in Williamstown, Ky. Spouses and other eligible dependents may qualify for interment as well. Kentucky Veterans Cemetery North opened in 2008. For more information contact a local funeral home or visit http://veterans.ky.gov.
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.
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.
NAMI Support Group. The National Alliance for Mental Illness (NAMI) will begin meeting June 9 at Bluegrass Comprehensive Care (257 Parkland Heights), and will continue meeting every Wednesday at 1 p.m. For more information call 234-1407 or e-mail at namiharrison@yahoo.com.
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 St. James A.M.E. at 312 W. Pleasant in the annex.
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.
*** All programs provided by the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library are free unless otherwise noted. All programs except for storytime or unless otherwise noted will take place in the library annex (between Biancke’s and the Shell station). Call 234-4881 with any questions or to register for a program or e-mail Cindy Franklin at cfranklin@cynthianalibrary.org or Kinzie Gregg Gaunce at kgregg@cynthianalibrary.org.