THURSDAY, April 21
Faces of Colon Cancer. A photo exhibit coordinated by the Kentucky Cancer Program to honor Kentucky survivors and spread the word that colon cancer screening saves lives on Thursday, April 21 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Everyone is invited.
Family Conservation Program. Thursday, April 21 at 5:30 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Pre-registration is required.
Harrison County Historical Society will meet Thursday, April 21 at 7 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Annex. Northside Elementary School's Fifth Grade History Students will present the program. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend.
Paris Kiwanis Club to hold a Corn Hole Tournament on Thursday, April 21 at the big building at Legion Park in Paris. Registration begins at 6 p.m. and tournament starts at 7 p.m. The club will be accepting the first 32 teams only to participate. Cost is $20 per a team with single elimination. Prizes will be awarded for first, second, and third place winners. For more information contact Karen Stephen at 1-409-291-1476 or Adam Wainscott at 859-707-3616.
Harrison County Commission On Aging, Inc. board will have their monthly meeting on April 21 at 2 p.m. in the 3M room located at the Senior Citizen's Center.
FRIDAY, April 22
Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Friday, April 22 at New Beginnings at 10:30 a.m.; Our Little Miracles, 11 a.m.; Shady Lawn, 11:30 a.m.; Robynwood Heights, 2-3 p.m.
SATURDAY, April 23
Community Easter Egg Hunt. The annual Frankie Taylor Community Easter Egg Hunt will be held Saturday, April 23 at 11 a.m. for ages 3-10 at Veterans Flat Run Park, U.S. 62 E. on the black top walking trail. In case of bad weather, eggs will be passed out at the Health Department. Each child must provide their own basket or bag to collect eggs. Sponsored by the Rev. Ross Park Committee and NorthEast and SouthWest Family Resource Centers.
MONDAY, April 25
Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Monday, April 25 at Community Action Childcare Center and Harrison County Adult Daycare Center at 10:30 a.m.; Hinton, 3-4 p.m.
TUESDAY, April 26
Harrison County Board of Education will meet Tuesday, April 26, 7 p.m., at the Community Education Building. The meetings are open to the public.
Storytime. Tuesday, April 26 from 10-10:30 a.m. for 2-5 years old at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.
Teen Advisory Board (T.A.B.). Will meet Tuesday, April 26 from 3:05-3:30 p.m. in the Middle School Library.
Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Tuesday, April 26 at Edgemont at 11 a.m.; White Oak, 11:30 a.m.
WEDNESDAY, April 27
Storytime. Wednesday, April 27 from 4:30-5 p.m. for ages birth to 5 years old at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.
Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Wednesday, April 27 at Westside Elementary from 9:30-noon; Berry, 3-4 p.m.
HCHS Council. The Harrison County High School Site Based Decision Making Council has cancelled their May 3 meeting. A special meeting will be held Monday, May 2 at 4:15 p.m. in the school library.
Community Action Council for Lexington-Fayette, Bourbon, Harrison, and Nicholas counties will remain in operation even though Congress may not reach an agreement on the federal budget for the year Oct. 1, 2010 - Sept. 30, 2011 by midnight April 8, 2011. Community Action Council is committed to our mission of combating poverty and will continue to provide all of our services at our neighborhood, community, and child development centers.
HCHS Site Council. The Harrison County High School Site Based Decision Making Council will be accepting nominations for parent members beginning Wednesday, April 20-28. See Kim Soard in the HCHS front office for a form. Voting will take place Friday, April 29 from 3-7 p.m.
Historical Book for the month of April is Stolen Lives by Malika Oufkir. Will meet Thursday, April 28 at 5:30 p.m. Copies of the book are available at the front desk of the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.
Storytime. Tuesday, May 3 from 10-10:30 a.m. for 2-5 years old at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.
Storytime. Wednesday, May 4 from 4:30-5 p.m. for ages birth to 5 years old at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.
Women’s Book Group. Book for the month of May is Eat, Pray, Love. Will meet Thursday, May 5 at 6 p.m. Copies of the book are available at the front desk of the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.
Mother's Day Remembrance Group. Saturday, May 14 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. to recognize, honor, and remember deceased mothers. Register by May 13 to attend at 800-756-6005, 859-234-6462 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Hosted by Hospice of the Bluegrass.
Eastside Elementary PTC Community Yard Sale. Parking spaces are available now at $25 each. We will do all the advertising. Come, set up and sale. Sale will be May 14 from 8 a.m. - ? Set up details are forthcoming. Call Cyndi at 859-234-1300 to reserve space now.
Pre K and Kindergarten Registration for the 2011-2012 school year will be held for all elementary schools at the Harrison County Board of Education, 308 Webster Ave. on Wednesday, May 18 from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.; and Thursday, May 19 from 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Children entering kindergarten must be 5 years old on or before Oct. 1, 2011. They are required to have birth certificate, social security card, current immunization certificate, physical, dental screening and eye screening upon school entrance. You must have a copy of the original birth certificate from Frankfort to register your child(ren). You can pick up birth certificate applications at the Community Education Center or the local Health Department. Physicals and immunizations will be available on day of registration. Children entering Pre-K for the first time must be 3 years old on or before Oct. 1, 2011. Pre K students need the same information and in addition, they will need a statement of income for the last 12 months, lead screening, social security card for everyone in household, and copy of medical card, if applicable. All documents required must be present to register for Pre-K. Any questions call 234-7160 (kindergarten) or 234-2121 (Pre-K-).
Cynthiana Hometown Tractor Show. June 9-11 at Flat Run Veterans Park, US 62 E. All makes and models welcome regardless of condition. No charge to exhibit tractor or machinery. No admission charged, tractor parade June 11 at 1 p.m. at the park, Friday night gospel music, flea market, craft vendors, games, door prizes, limited camping available. Donations accepted to support Harrison County Relay for Life. Sponsored by Antique Tractors Forum. Contact JR Dailey at 859-559-1794, email@example.com or Tommy Florence at 859-588-2376.
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.
All American Days. Monday, July 4 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Flat Run Veterans Park, Oddville Avenue. Looking for vendors for food and sale items. Must be American food nad American made items. Contact Cathy Studer at 234-9704.
HCHS Class of 1966 will hold its 45th reunion on July 16 at the Cynthiana Country Club. If anyone has not been contacted call Susan Argo Kendall at 859-234-6303.
HCHS Class of 1971 will hold its reunion on Aug. 20 at the Ramada Inn in Lexington. Currently, classmates are meeting each Tuesday at 6 p.m. at Biancke's. For more information, call 859-298-9228 or visit on Facebook at Harrison Co.(Ky) Class of 1971.
Navy and Marine Corps shipmates who served on the USS Columbus CA-74/CG-12 from 1944-1976 and the USS Columbus (SSN-762) past and present who would like to share memories with old and new friends should contact Allen R. Hope, 3828 Hobson Rd., Fort Wayne, Ind. 46815-4505, call 260-486-2221 or email: Hope4391@frontier.com.
Reunion. Shipmates who served on the USS Columbus CA-74/CG-12/SSN-762 will meet Sept. 21-24 at Sherton National Hotel, Arlington, Va. should contact Allen R. Hope, 3828 Hobson Rd., Fort Wayne, Ind. 46815-4505, call 260-486-2221 or email: Hope4391@frontier.com.
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. In celebration of the upcoming Raggedy Anne Festival, taking place on April 16, a display honoring Raggedy Anne and Andy 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. For more information call 588-6630.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com or Kinzie Gregg Gaunce at firstname.lastname@example.org.
** If school is not in session due to inclement weather then the bookmobile will not run.