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Mini Hinged Book Box. Thursday, July 12 at 5:30 p.m. Decorate a Mini Hinged Book Box: Paint, brushes and modpodge will be provided by the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library (for patrons ages 16 and up). Pre-registration is suggested and preferred. Bring own artwork, pictures, etc.
Let’s Glow Craft Program. Thursday, July 12 at 1:30 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Listen to stories about fireflies and pretend to catch some in hand-painted Glow Jar. For ages 4 and up. Pre-registration is recommended.
Berry City Commission will meet Thursday, July 12 at 7 p.m., at Berry City Hall. The meetings are open to the public.
Northside Council. Northside Site Base Council will hold a special meeting on Thursday, July 12 at 10 a.m. at Northside in the school library. The public is welcome.
Cynthiana Board of Adjustment will meet Thursday, July 12 at 6 p.m. in the Planning Commission Office at the Harrison County Courthouse, South Main Street. The meetings are open to the public.

FRIDAY, July 13
Youth Bookstore. Friday, July 13 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Bring in completed summer reading log, pick up a new one, grab a free book (up to six per child for the summer) and enter to win summer reading prize drawings.
Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Friday, July 13 at Cynthiana Baptist Daycare at 10:30 a.m.; River Road, Noon; Berry Reading Program at Berry City Hall, 2:30 p.m.

Freedom Isn’t Free Biker Day. Praising and honoring those who serve and those who ride on July 14 from 1-4 p.m. at Rotary Park in Maysville, Ky. The Circuit Riders of CMA Northern Kentucky Chapter will be the special guest. Service includes: Honoring of Veterans, Blessing of the Bikes, Bike Show, Bicycle Contest and Prayer Ride to AM VET Park in Maysville.
Kentucky Strongest Man Competition will be held at Leono’s parking lot on Saturday, July 14. The all day event will sport some of Kentuck’s strongest men competing in events including car deadlift, tire-flip medley and Atlas Stones. Admission is free. Come join in watching several wieght classes battle it out for a chance to move onto the national competition. Kentucky’s Strongest Man is sanctioned by the North American Strongman.

MONDAY, July 16
Planning Commission of Cynthiana, Harrison County, Berry will meet Monday, July 16, 7:30 p.m., at the sheriff’s office. The meetings are open to the public.
Robertson County Historical Society will meet Monday, July 16 at 7 p.m. at the Senior Citizen’s Building in Mt. Olivet. There will be a guest speaker.

Creatures of the Night Teen Zombie Party. Wednesday, July 18 at 1:30 p.m. Stephen Hollen will be present to tell stories about creatures of the night, zombies, vampires, Frankenstein and ghosts. Learn to do zombie stage make-up and play fun zombie games like Plants vs. Zombies. For ages 10 and up at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Pre-registration is appreciated.
Understanding Pediatric Abusive Head Trauma for Licensed Nurses on July 18 from 1-3 p.m. or Aug. 20 from 1-3 p.m. Cost is $30 for two Contact hours. For more information contact Kathy Jo Rose, Clinical Nurse Educator at 859-234-2300.

School Supplies for Fines. During the month of July the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library will be accepting school supplies for fines. Supplies must be new. For more information please contact the library at 234-4881 or come to the front desk of the library.
Adult Bookmark Reviews. May be turned in Monday through Thursday from 2-5 p.m. Bookmark review forms are available at the front desk at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.
Spouse Loss Support Group. A four-week support group that offers support for those who have experienced the loss of a spouse or significant other on Thursdays, July 19, 26, Aug. 2, and 9 at 6 p.m. at the Bourbon County Health Department. Sponsored by Hospice of the Bluegrass.
Basic Survival Class. Survivors Skills class offered Thursday, July 19 at 6 p.m. at the Paris-Bourbon County Library. Craig Caudill, instructor with Nature Reliance School, Clark County, will share his experience in teaching survival skills. This event will focus on various survival methods, strategies and techniques and is free and open to the public and suitable for most ages. Youth under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Visit the library on facebook or www.bourbonlibrary.org to find out more about this program and other activities. The library is located at 701 High Street in downtown Paris.
Teen Photography Contest is underway. Entries are due by July 20. Visit at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library for further details.
Class of 1988. The Harrison County High School Class of 1988 will be holding a planning meeting on Sunday, July 22 at 2 p.m. at the home of Pam Perraut Coleman at 1961 S. Edgewater Road. For more information call Pam at 859-298-9850 or go to facebook for information and updates.
Harrison County Board of Education will meet Tuesday, July 24, 7 p.m., at the Community Education Building. The meetings are open to the public.
Cynthiana City Commission will meet Tuesday, July 24, 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, July 24, 5:30 p.m., meeting room at the Harrison County Sheriff’s building (former KU building). The meetings are open to the public.
WEDCO District Board of Health will hold their quarterly board meeting on Monday, July 25 at 6:30 p.m. at the Wedco District office, 302 Oddville Ave., Cynthiana.
Flora Shropshire Animal Shelter July Cat Special. The Flora Shropshire Animal Shelter will be offering adoption of kittens and cats for $25 during the month of July. This special price will include free vet exam, rabies shot and spay/neuter. Call the shelter at 234-7138 or visit the shelter at 1751 New Lair Rd., Monday-Wednesday, Friday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Thursday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturday 8 a.m. to noon.
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 through July 27 from noon to 12:30 p.m.
Band Alumni Reunion. The fourth annual Harrison County Band Alumni reunion will be held Saturday, July 28 from 2:30-5 p.m. at the Rohs Opera House. All former and current members welcome. Will be playing marching band shows from four decades past on the big screen. Silent auction to benefit the Robert E. Gregg Scholarship Fund.
Hymn Sing. Berry Methodist Church will hold a Hymn Sing on the fourth Sunday of each month beginning at 6 p.m.
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.
Children’s Pajamarama Story Time. Every Tuesday at 10 a.m. and again at 4:30 p.m. throughout the summer at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Listen to “Night” themed stories and do fun, dream worthy crafts. For ages birth to 7. Wearing pajamas is accepted but not required.
Summer Reading Program. Sign-ups have started for the summer reading program for all ages. Visit the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library for more information.
Weight Watchers will meet each Tuesday evening at Hospice of the Bluegrass. Weigh-in at 5:15 p.m. and the meeting will follow at 5:45 p.m.
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.
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.
On Display. Starting in June visit the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library’s front foyer to see all the prizes that can be earned just by reading books this summer.
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.