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THURSDAY, May 24
Women’s Book Group. Monday, May 24 at 6 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. The book for discussion will be Alice I Have Been by Melanie Benjamin. Refreshments will be served the night of discussion.

FRIDAY, May 25
Blood Drive. Friday, May 25 from 2-7 p.m. at Walmart in Cynthiana, US 27 S. on the KBC Bloodmobile. Every donor will receive a $10 Walmart gift card.

SATURDAY, May 26
Oddville Alumni Dinner. Saturday, May 26 at Cynthiana Christian Church fellowship hall. Everyone who attended Oddville or have be a part of the school and their guest are invited. Doors open at 4:30 p.m., dinner at 6. $18 per person pre-payment is requested. Reservations must be made by May 20 to Mary Jane Bell, 183 Culpepper Dr., Cynthiana, KY 41031 or by calling 859-234-3748.
Berry United Methodist Bake Sale. Saturday, May 26, a bake sale will be held at Walmart in Cynthiana. The sale will begin at 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. Baked goods and hotdogs and hamburgers will be available for sale.

SUNDAY, May 27
Memorial Service. A memorial ceremony will take place on Sunday, May 27 at 9 a.m. at Beard’s Cemetery in Davis, Ky. (located between Connersville and Sadieville). Everyone welcome.

MONDAY, May 28
Library Closed. Monday, May 28 in observance of the Memorial Day holiday.

SPECIAL NOTICES
Civil War Collectors. Meeting planned Saturday, June 2 from 9-10 a.m. at 111 Court Street (the Old Log Cabin) with an indoor tabletop exhibit. If interested or for details call 502-867-7524.
Summer Food Service Program. The Harrison County Board of Education is participating in the Summer Food Service Program with meals provided to all children without charge and are the same for all children regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability, and there will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service. Meals will be provided at the River Road Park, June 4-July 27, 2012, from noon to 12:30 p.m. No meal service will be provided on July 4.
Young Eagles. Free plane rides for kids age 8-17 on Saturday, June 9 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Airport. A registration form must be signed by a parent or guardian. For more information call Jeana at 859-588-1359.
BTOP Free Computer Class (Digital Media). Monday, June 11 at 6 p.m. BTOP Free Computer Class: Digital Media- Pre-registration is required.
Fair Community Gospel Sing. The Harrison County Fairboard is sponsoring the Community Gospel Sing at the fairgrounds on July 10 at 6:30 p.m. Anyone interested in participating should contact Barbara Yearsley, 1146 Ky. Hwy. 1842 N, Cynthiana, Ky. 41031 or 859-234-2963, Betty Stoner at 234-3794, or Kevin Strausbaugh at 859-608-6826 before June 30. Letters are not being sent to churches this year.
Class of 1982. The Harrison County High School Class of 1982 will hold a 30 Year Class reunion on Aug. 4, 2012 at The Cynthiana Country Club. For more information contact Ben Clifford at 234-6956 or go to facebook Harrison County-30 year reunion to find updates.
Young Farmers. The Harrison County Young Farmers will be meeting in the Harrison County High School ag room on Monday nights at 7 p.m. Anyone interested in becoming a member is welcome to attend.
Yazell Family Donations. Journey Church has opened an account for donations for Glen Jr. and Ashley Yazell at Harrison Deposit Bank and Trust to help with the funeral expense of their daughter and son, Carley Nicole (March 19) and Glen Ray ‘Trace’ Yazell III (March 23).
Clothing Closet. The Clothing Closet is now ready with summer clothing and will now be open on the last Saturday of the month from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Closet is located at 103 N. Main (beside Cynthiana Presbyterian Church) and open Mondays and Wednesdays from noon to 3:30 p.m.
Christian Faith Center. The Christian Faith Center has opened their clothing closet to the public. All free items. Call 859-234-8481 to view items.
Children’s Story Time. Tuesdays at 10 a.m. for age 3 to 5; and at 4:30 p.m. for age birth to 5 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.
Foster Care Training. Benchmark Family Services is offering free foster parent training at their office located at 118 Dennis Dr., Lexington, Ky. For more information call 859-260-1412.
On Display. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library will be hosting an exhibit in the front foyer entitled ‘Comics Go To The Movies.’
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.
Cynthiana-Harrison County Parks and Recreation Committee meets weekly on Mondays at 5 p.m. at the Battle Grove Cemetery office. These meetings are 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.
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 and Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m., and Fridays at 7 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.
Foster Parent Support, Training. Bluegrass Therapeutic Foster Care offers free support and training. Bluegrass TFC wants new foster families in this area. For more information call Gerry Whalen at 859-252-5803 ext. 213.
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 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.
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 cfranklin@cynthianalibrary.org or Kinzie Gregg Gaunce at kgregg@cynthianalibrary.org.
*Any day that school is closed due to inclement weather, the library will have movies and/or crafts available in the children’s library from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.
** If school is not in session due to inclement weather then the bookmobile will not run.