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FRIDAY, Nov. 4
Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Friday, Nov. 4 at Beacon House at 10:30 a.m.; New Beginnings, 11 a.m.; Robynwood Heights, 2:30-3:30 p.m.
Meet-and-Greet. Friday, Nov. 4, Independent candidates for governor and lt. governor, Gatewood Galbraith and Dea Riley, will be in Cynthiana at Biancke’s at 7:30 p.m. for a meet-and-greet. Live music will be provided by Solidago.
SATURDAY, Nov. 5
Turkey Bingo. Saturday, Nov. 5 at the Cynthiana Elk’s Lodge. Doors open at 5 p.m. and games start at 6:30 p.m. Must be 18 or older to play bingo. Proceeds to benefit the Licking Valley Business and Professional Women’s Club. Canned good donations will also be accepted.
SUNDAY, Nov. 6
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.
MONDAY, Nov. 7
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.
Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Monday, Nov. 7 at Community Action Childcare Center and Harrison County Adult Care Center at 10:30 a.m.; Hinton, 3 p.m.
TUESDAY, Nov. 8
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.
Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Tuesday, Nov. 8 at Lebus Childcare Center at 10:30 a.m.; Edgemont, 11 a.m.; White Oak, 11:30 a.m.
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 9
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.
Cynthiana City Commission will meet Tuesday, Nov. 9, 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, Nov. 9, 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 Wednesday, Nov. 9 at Northside Elementary School 9:30 a.m.-noon; Berry, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
SPECIAL NOTICES
Free Thanksgiving Meal will be served at the Harrison County High School cafeteria on Thanksgiving Day. The meal is free but please call 588-3712 and let us know you are coming. There will be Christmas crafts for the kids. Transportation can be provided. If unable to join us at the high school and would still like a meal, delivery will be available. Call the same number for deliver. Presented by Unity Christian Church.
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.
Northside Council. The Northside Site Based Council will meet Thursday, Nov.  10 at 3:45 p.m. in the school library. The public is invited to attend.
Berry City Commission will meet Thursday, Nov. 11 at 7 p.m., at Berry City Hall. The meetings are open to the public.
Health Department Closings. The Health Department will be closed for Veterans Day on Nov. 11 and on Nov. 24 and 25 for Thanksgiving.
Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Friday, Nov. 11 at  Cynthiana Baptist Daycare at 10:30 a.m.; Shady Lawn, 11:30 a.m.; Eastside Laundry, 3 p.m.; Grand Haven, 3:15 p.m.
Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Monday, Nov. 14 at Parkside Manor at 11 a.m.; Leesburg/Grays Run, 2-4 p.m.
Planning Commission of Cynthiana, Harrison County, Berry will not meet this month.
Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Tuesday, Nov. 15 at Toddler Village at 10:30 a.m.; Terrace Park, 11 a.m.; Cedar Ridge, 2:30-3:30 p.m.
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.
Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Wednesday, Nov. 16 at Westside Elementary School from 9:30 a.m.-noon; Kids Club, 3:45 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
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.
Soup Dinner and Basket Auction. Saturday, Nov. 19 at the Cynthiana/Harrison County National Guard Armory located on Old Lair Road. Dinner will start at 5 p.m. consisting of various soups, sandwich, drink and desert and a love offering will be taken. Basket auction will begin at 6 p.m. along with craft Christmas ornaments and the Feeding The Flock Cookbook will also be for sale. Everyone welcome to attend. Hosted by the Berry United Methodist Church.
Harrison County Board of Education will meet Tuesday, Nov. 23, 7 p.m., at the Community Education Building. The meetings are open to the public.
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.
Author Visit. Thursday, Dec. 15 at 6 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Author visit by Rose McCauley and Deborah Cooper.
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.
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. Agent Orange registration is also available. For more information or to make an appointment, call 1-800-747-9963.
On Exhibit. A collection honoring veterans during November 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.
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.