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Harrison County Historical Society will meet Thursday, Aug. 18 at 7 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Annex. The program will be announced the night of the meeting.  The public is always welcome.

FRIDAY, Aug. 19
Kentucky Historical Society Museum. Greg Hardison and Adam Luckey will present a play, Current Events: The Flatboat Diary of John G. Stuart, at the Rohs Theater at 1 p.m., with a fourth grade special invitation.

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.
Kentucky Historical Society Museum. Greg Hardison and Adam Luckey will present, Look For My Picture: Raising the Flag with Franklin Sousley at 10 a.m. at the Rohs Theater.

SUNDAY, Aug. 21
Living History Interpreter. Suzanne Dennis of Indianapolis, Ind., will portray Mad Anne Bailey at the Rohs Theater at 3 p.m.

MONDAY, Aug. 22

TUESDAY, Aug. 23
Storytime. Tuesday, Aug. 23 from 10-10:30 a.m. for ages birth to 5 at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.


August Prevent-a-Litter Month. Take advantage of the 10 percent spay/neuter discount coupons being offered by Brooks Animal Clinic and Harrison Vet Clinic during the month of August. Stop the needless suffering of companion animals who should never have been born. Coupons are available at: WCYN Radio, courthouse, Flora Shropshire Animal Shelter and bulletin boards throughout the county. Sponsored by the Humane Society of Harrison County, 859-312-1267.
Cynthiana-Harrison County Museum is hosting the Smithsonian’s traveling exhibit, Journey Stories, in the lobby of the Chamber of Commerce building from now until Aug. 27. The exhibit is free and suitable for all ages. An attendant from the Museum will be available to guide visitors through the exhibit from 1 to 5 on Wednesday, Thursday, and Sunday and from 10 to 5 on Friday and Saturday. Visitors are also welcome to view the exhibit on Mondays and Tuesdays when The Vault is open (from 10 to 2). Additionally, Chatauqua speakers will be at various locations around town as part of the exhibit. Check the schedule at the Chamber of Commerce or at the Museum.
Historical Book for the month of August will be Coop: A Year of Poultry, Pigs and Parenting by Michael Perry. Will meet Thursday, Aug. 25 at 5:30 p.m. Copies of the book are available at the front desk at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.
Fish Fry and Gospel Music. Friday, Aug. 26 at the Harrison County 4-H grounds. Food served from 5 to 10 p.m., music from 6-9 p.m. Meal includes: Fish, hush puppies, corn on cob, slaw, baked beans and drink, $6, dessert extra. Community is welcome. Hosted by the Berry United Methodist Church.
Cherokee Chief Attakullakulla (Little Carpenter). Robert Rambo will present a portrayal at the HCHS auditorium on Aug. 26 at 10 a.m.
HCHS Class of 1959 Any Cynthiana High or Harrison County High graduates or former students are invited to a 70th birthday celebration on Saturday, Aug. 27 from 7-10 p.m. at the Cynthiana Country Club. Cost is $10. Call 234-5316 or 234-3823 for reservations by Friday, Aug. 19.
Annual Bike Race. The annual Rev. Ross Park Bike Race will be held Saturday, Aug. 27 for ages five to 12. Entry fee is a non-perishable food item to donate to the local food pantry. Registration begines at 9:30 a.m., race begins at 10 a.m. Grand prize will be a bike and helmet to the boy and girl winner. First and second place plaques will be awarded. The event is sponsored by the Rev. Ross Park committee, McDonald's, Harrison County Family Resource Center, and Champions for a Drug Free Harrison County.
Luau Dance. Saturday, Aug. 27 from 8-midnight at the Cynthiana Elks Lodge, hosted by the Cynthiana Lady Elks.
The Quality Deer Management Association is hosting their fifth annual banquet Saturday, Aug. 27 at the Center of Town Community Center in Georgetown. Tickets on sale at Dryden's Sporting Goods. For more information call 859-234-0785 or 859-234-5847.
Women’s Book for the Month of September is The Birth of Venus by Sarah Dunant. Will be meeting Thursday, Sept. 1 at 6 p.m. Copies of the book are available at the front desk of the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.
HCHS Class of 1951. The Harrison County High School Class of 1951 will have a 60-year reunion on Sept. 10, 2011 at Biancke’s Restaurant beginning at 3 p.m. There will be a meeting and renewing acquaintances and dinner later.
Class of 1976 Reunion will be held Sept. 17 at Cynthiana Country Club starting at 6 p.m. For more information call 234-6556 or 859-588-0282.
Harrison County Class of 2001 will hold their reunion on Sept. 24 at the Cynthiana Country Club, 8 p.m. to midnight. Cost is $30 per person. Contact Mandy McCauley-Thornberry at 859-588-1001 or Katie Furnish at 859-588-5479 regarding payment.
Harrison County Class of 1996 will hold their 15-year reunion on Aug. 27 at 7 p.m. at The Prizing House, 329 S. Church St., Cynthiana. Tickets are $20 per person in advance, $25 at the door. To pay in advance, check Class of 1996 Facebook page for details or contact Nick Thornton at 859-588-2479.
HCHS Class of 1991. The Harrison County Class of 1991 will meet Saturday, Sept. 10 at 8 p.m. at the Cynthiana Country Club for their 20 year reunion. For more information call Candida at 859-588-1903.
Harrison County Fire Protection District meets at 6 p.m. on the second Wednesday of each month at the Harrison County Sheriff's Office, 113 W. Pike St., Cynthiana. Open to the public.
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.
On Exhibit. Selections from the photograph collection of James Saunders Whaley at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.
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.
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.
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 5-6 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.
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.
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 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.
** If school is not in session due to inclement weather then the bookmobile will not run.