THURSDAY, Oct. 4
Creative Writing Workshop. Thursday, Oct. 4 at 4 p.m. for grades 7 to 12 at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Come and learn how to create through destruction. Pizza will be served. Pre-register so that enough pizza can be ordered.
SATURDAY, Oct. 6
Country Festival and Back Forty Nature Walk. Saturday, Oct. 6 from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at Reed Valley Orchard, Paris, Ky. Entertainment all day, petting zoo and sheep shearing demo by the Bourbon County FFA, wagon rides, craft booths, food booths and more. Admission is free.
MONDAY, Oct. 8
Champions For A Drug-Free Harrison County will meet Monday, Oct. 8 at 5:30 p.m. at the Harrison County Sheriff’s Department. Meetings are held the second Monday of each month.
TUESDAY, Oct. 9
Cynthiana City Commission will meet Tuesday, Oct. 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, Oct. 9, 5:30 p.m., meeting room at the Harrison County Sheriff’s building (former KU building). The meetings are open to the public.
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 10
Painting Exhibit. Freda Platt Walters, a 1959 graduate of Cynthiana High School, will be exhibiting her water colors and oil paintings at the Vault, 201 S. Main St., during the month of October. She will be at the Vault on Wednesday, Oct. 10 from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Humane Society Calendar. The Humane Society of Harrison County 2013 desk top calendars are now on sale at many businesses thoughout the county or by calling 859-312-1267. Take advantage of this opportunity to purchase a useful and unique momento of Harrison County pets and support animal welfare at home.
Harrison County Republican Party. Will meet the first Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Cynthiana Party Headquarters, corner of Pike and Walnut, during October and November 2012.
Berry City Commission will meet Thursday, Oct. 11 at 7 p.m., at Berry City Hall. The meetings are open to the public.
Blood Drives Scheduled - Harrison County Homemakers, Friday, Oct. 12 from 1:30-6:30 p.m. at the Harrison County Extension Office in the multi-purpose room, 668 New Lair Road; and Cynthiana Walmart, Friday, Oct. 12 from 2-7 p.m. on the KBC Bloodmobile, US 27 S., Cynthiana. In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, donors will receive a pink insulated tumbler.
Planning Commission of Cynthiana, Harrison County, Berry will meet Monday, Oct. 15, 7:30 p.m., at the sheriff’s office. The meetings are open to the public.
Southside Council. The Southside Elementary Site-Based Decision Making Council will meet Monday, Oct. 15 at 5 p.m. in the school library. The meeting is open to the public.
Recipe Tasting With the Dietitians. A free event to sample recipes designed to promote a healthier lifestyle on Tuesday, Oct. 16 from 5-7 p.m. at the Harrison County Extension Office. To register call 859-234-5510.
Northside Council. The Northside Site Based Council will hold a special meeting on Thursday, Oct. 18 at 3:45 p.m. in the school library. The public is invited to attend.
National Business Women’s Week 2012 (NBWW) will be honored the week of Oct. 22-27. NBWW offers communities, companies and organizations an opportunity to celebrate and acknowledge the contributions of working women. It also offers a chance for local BPW organizations across the country/state to recognize companies and individuals that have made strides toward improving working women’s lives in their community.
Harrison County Board of Education will meet Tuesday, Oct. 23, 7 p.m., at the Community Education Building. The meetings are open to the public.
Take Charge of Your Health. Come and discuss health topics at HIM (Healthy Informed Men) Seminar on Thursday, Oct. 25 from 8:30-10 a.m. at the Harrison County Extension Office. A free breakfast will be available. Registration begins at 8 a.m. Topics will be “Depression: What You Need to Know” and “Hearing Loss Prevention.”
Spooky Boo-Wow Howl-o-ween Parade will be held Oct. 27 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. All proceeds go to the Human Society of Harrison County.
HC Alumni Banquet. The Harrison County Alumni Association will hold their banquet on Nov. 3 at 6 p.m. in the Harrison County High School cafeteria. For more information call Ben Clifford at 234-6956.
Free Diabetic Dialated Eye Screening. Wednesday, Nov. 7 at Cynthiana Vision Center, 202 E. Pleasant St., Cynthiana. Call to schedule an appointment at 859-234-1424. Sponsored by Cynthiana Vision Center and Harrison County Diabetes Coalition.
Hymn Sing. Berry Methodist Church will hold a Hymn Sing on the fourth Sunday of each month beginning at 6 p.m.
Boy Scout Troop 76 meets every Tuesday from 5:45-7:15 p.m. at the Elks Lodge, just past Eastside Elementary School. Drive to the back of the building; the meeting is in the lower meeting room. Must be 11 years old or at least in the fifth grade. For more information contact Tim Lail, 588-9370.
Children’s Story Time. Every Tuesday at 10 a.m. and again at 4:30 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.Come listen to fun stories and do crafts. For ages birth to 5.
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.
Library Display Foyer. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library is needing people to share talent/collections with the community. The library extends an invitation for foyer display ideas at the public library. Call 859-234-4881, e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or just stop by the library’s front desk for further details.
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. and at 4:30 p.m. for ages 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. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library is hosting a display of artwork from local artists.
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.