THURSDAY, Dec. 15
Author Visit. Thursday, Dec. 15 at 6 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Author visit by Rose McCauley and Deborah Cooper.
FRIDAY, Dec. 16
Cemetery Board Elections. Battle Grove Cemetery Co. Inc. will hold its election of board members on Dec. 16 from 3-4 p.m. at the office of Battle Grove Cemetery. Board members are elected to a 5 year term and require that voter be a lot owner, board members to be lot owners, in the event a person has multiple lots, only one vote per person regardless of the number of lots owned.
Blood Drive. Friday, Dec. 16 from 2-7 p.m. at Walmart on the KBC Bloodmobile. All donors will receive a $10 Walmart gift card.
Kiwanis Club Christmas Show. Friday, Dec. 16 at the Harrison County High School auditorium at 7 p.m. Proceeds from this program will help with the Christmas gifts they give out to less fortunate children, to the scholarship program, lighting of the Christmas tree and the open house at Battle Grove Cemetery. Tickets are $7.50 in advance for adults and children, at the door- adults, $10, children, $7.50, and children 5 and under are free. For more information call 859-234-8450.
SATURDAY, Dec. 17
Christmas on Pike. Rohs Opera House, Saturday, Dec. 17 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 and available at Biancke’s Restaurant.
Food Drive. Through the end of the year Kentucky Bank is collecting nonperishable food items for the Cynthiana Food Pantry. Food can be dropped off Monday through Thursday 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday till 5 p.m. and 9 to 12 on Saturday.
KSP Holiday Food Drive. The Kentucky State Police is accepting donations of canned and non-perishable food items for its second annual “Cram The Cruiser” food drive through Dec. 12. The agency hopes to collect a state police cruiser full of food at its headquarters location in Frankfort and at each of its 16 posts throughout the state. The food will be distributed to local shelters, churches or other organizations serving those in need during the holiday season. Suggested donations include canned fruit and vegetables, canned meat, macaroni and cheese, cereal, peanut butter, jelly, canned soups, chili or spaghetti sauce, brownie and cake mixes, coffee, powdered milk and juices. Last year KSP collected 21,586 pounds of food. Visit the KSP website at kentuckystatepolice.org for a listing of the post locations.
Clothing Closet. The Clothing Closet boxes for donations have been moved to the Food Lion parking lot. Clothes are still needed. The Closet is located at 103 N. Main (beside Cynthiana Presbyterian Church) and is open Mondays and Wednesdays from noon to 3:30 p.m.
Historical Book Group. Thursday, Dec. 22 at 5:30 p.m. to discuss the book Boone by Robert Morgan. Refreshments will be served the night of discussion.
Children’s Story Time. Tuesdays at 10 a.m. and at 4:30 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.
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.
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.
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 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.
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 Tony Roberts at 859-588-0866 or Tami Perkins at 859-797-4337.
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.
*** 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or Kinzie Gregg Gaunce at email@example.com.
** If school is not in session due to inclement weather then the bookmobile will not run.