THURSDAY, Oct. 20
Harrison County Historical Society will meet Thursday, Oct. 20 at 7 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Annex. Sandra Lawson will present a program about the DAR Library in Washington DC. The public is always welcome
FRIDAY, Oct. 21
Blood Drive. Friday, Oct. 21 from 3-7 p.m. at Walmart, US 27 S., on the KBC Bloodmobile. Donors must be 17 years old (16 with parental consent), weigh at least 110 lbs. and be in general good health. Consent form can be found at www.kybloodcenter.org.
Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Friday, Oct. 21 at New Beginnings at 10:30 a.m.; Our Little Miracles, 11 a.m.; Robynwood Heights, 2:30-3:30 p.m.
SATURDAY, Oct. 22
HCHS Alumni Banquet is planned for Saturday, Oct. 22 at 6 p.m. at the Harrison County High School cafeteria. For more information contact Ben Clifford at 234-6956.
Spooky Boo-Wow Howloween Dog Costume Parade. Saturday, Oct. 22 at the courthouse. Registration starts at noon with an entry fee of $5. The parade will begin at 1:15 p.m. All proceeds benefit the Humane Society of Harrison County’s spay/neuter programs. Sponsored by Chi Beta Beta Sorority and the Humane Society of Harrison County.
Hombirg Family Benefit Mattress Sale. Saturday, Oct. 22 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Northside Elementary School. Support the Hombirg family in welcoming Victoria to their family. Name brand sets 30-60 percent off retail. For more information or if a new mattress is needed before the sale contact Jim Malone at firstname.lastname@example.org.
SUNDAY, Oct. 23
Clothing Closet Open House. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Clothing Closet will hold an open house on Sunday, Oct. 23 from 3-5 p.m. in the Cynthiana Presbyterian Church lot. Live music, free food, and tours of the Closet will be available. Bring a lawn chair and enjoy the day.
MONDAY, Oct. 24
Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Monday, Oct. 24 in Claysville at 10:30 a.m.; Grays Run, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
TUESDAY, Oct. 25
Taking Ownership of your Diabetes. Classes will be held Oct. 25, Nov. 8 and 22 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Bourbon County Extension Office. Classes are free, call 859-987-1895 to register.
Cynthiana City Commission will meet Tuesday, Oct. 25, 5:30 p.m., upstairs City Hall in the commissioners’ room. The meetings are open to the public.
Fiscal Court of Harrison County will meet Tuesday, Oct. 25, 5:30 p.m., meeting room at the Harrison County Sheriff’s building (former KU building). The meetings are open to the public.
Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Tuesday, Oct. 25 at Lebus Childcare Center at 10:30 a.m.; Edgemont, 11 a.m.; White Oak, 11:30 a.m.
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 26
Harrison County Board of Education will meet Tuesday, Oct. 26, 7 p.m., at the Community Education Building. The meetings are open to the public.
Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Wednesday, Oct. 26 at Southside Elementary from 9:30 a.m.-noon; Berry, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Children’s Story Time is Back. Tuesdays from 10-10:30 a.m. for ages 3 to 5; and Wednesdays from 4:30-5 p.m. for ages birth to 5 at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.
Democratic Headquarters will be open at 134 E. Pike St. (next to Swinford and Sims). Stop in for yard signs and other Democratic material.
Free Computer Classes. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library is providing free computer classes. Call 234-4881 to find out about class offerings or visit the website at www.cynthianalibrary.org.
Kids Halloween Party. Thursday, Oct. 27 for all ages starting at 6 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Come decorate Halloween treats and crafts. Costumes are optional. Sign up for this event in the children’s library. Space is limited.
Blood Drive. Friday, Oct. 28 from 1:30-6:30 p.m. in the multi-purpose room at the Harrison County Extension Office, New Lair Road. Sponsored by the Harrison County Homemakers.
Auditions for Death of a Salesman (directed by Bill Caywood) will be held Nov. 2-4 at 7 p.m. at The harriCYN Community Theatre offices, 135 E. Pike St. (next door to the Rohs Opera House). Performance dates are April 26, 7 p.m.; April 27-28, 7:30 p.m.; and April 29, 2 p.m. Anyone interested in working with the production behind the scenes is invited to attend auditions. We are looking for people with talents in all areas (producing, advertising, lights, sound, costumes, sets, etc.). For more information contact Missy Lutz at 859-588-1803.
The Reel Truth: How Movies Happen. The Cynthiana Arts Council will host its annual Autumn Afternoon Sunday, Nov. 6 at 2:30. This year local film director Dr. Edward Smith will present the lecture. The event is free at the Licking Valley Campus of MCTC and refreshments will be served. For more information call 859-234-5095.
Community Christmas Project. Toy signups will be held Monday, Nov. 7 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the fire station on Oddville Avenue. No late signups and no phone calls. Children must reside in Harrison County and be between birth and 10 years of age.
Medicare Part D Sign-ups Enrollment Event. Tuesday, Nov. 8 at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. The event will begin at 9:30 a.m. and run until 3:30 p.m.
Increase Diabetes Awareness. Wednesday, Nov. 9 at 5:15 p.m. at the Harrison County Extension Office. Registration begins at 5:15 p.m. Free dinner, speakers, giveaways, and door prizes. RSVP by calling Wedco District Health Department at 859-234-8750 by Monday, Nov. 7. Presented by the Harrison County Coalition. Sponsored by Harrison County Extension Office, Harrison Memorial Hospital, Harrison County School System and Wedco District Health Department.
Touchdown to Good Health. Healthy Informed Men (HIM) seminar Wednesday, Nov. 16 from 8:30 to 10 a.m. at the Harrison County Extension Office. Registration begins at 8 a.m. Free breakfast, speakers. Sponsored by Sorrell Home Medical Equipment, Cynthiana Rotary Club, Harrison County Extension Office, Harrison Memorial Hospital, Harrison County School System, Wedco District Health Department, Connersville Christian Church, Cynthiana Christian Church, and the Harrison County Beef Cattle Association.
AARP Safe Driver Course. Saturday, Nov. 19 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. for drivers 50 years of age or more at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. The fee for AARP members will be $12, non-members $14, and during the month of November veterans and their spouses can take the course for free.
Women’s Book Group. Thursday, Dec. 1 at 6 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Will discuss favorite books of 2011 and have a potluck. They do not have to be books discussed in the group.
Crafting and Carols. Thursday, Dec. 8 at 5:30 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. There will be a variety of crafts available to make as we listen to the sounds of the season. This is a craft session for adult patrons. Pre-registration is required.
LVBPW Meeting. The Licking Valley Business and Professional Women’s meets the second Wednesday of each month at Biancke’s Restaurant at noon, with a guest speaker. Interested and new members are welcome.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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 is located at 103 N. Main (beside Cynthiana Presbyterian Church) and is open Mondays and Wednesdays from noon to 3:30 p.m. The Clothing Closet will have boxes at both entrances of Walmart for coats, blankets, and winter items through Oct. 30.
*** 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.