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By The Staff

THURSDAY, April 15

Resume Writing. Thursday, April 15 from 5-6:30 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. This is a free class provided by the Office of Central Kentucky Career Center.

Harrison County Historical Society will meet Thursday, April 15 at 7 p.m. at the Library Annex. Northside Elementary School's Fifth Grade History Students will present the program. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend.

FRIDAY, April 16

 Cynthiana Fire Department Relay for Life Cookout. The Cynthiana Fire Department will host a cookout this Friday at the fire station by City Hall on Pleasant Street. A chicken breast sandwiches is $3, a hamburger is $2.50, a hot dog is $1.50, a bag of chips is 50 cents and a soft drink is $1. The fire department will deliver orders of five or more in town only. They are requesting that large orders be called in ahead of time at 234-7102. Proceeds benefit Relay for Life and the American Cancer Society.

SATURDAY, April 17

Annual Chocolate Festival. April 17 and 18, Washington, Ky. Sponsored by Washington Shopkeepers Association with support from the Maysville/Mason County CVB and the City of Maysville. For vendor or other information contact Marsha Jones at 606-759-0505 or e-mail marsha.jones59@yahoo.com. For a full schedule of events visit www.washingtonky.com.

Bake Sale. The Berry Methodist Church will hold a bake sale at both entrances at Wal-Mart on Saturday, April 17 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Proceeds will go to the church building fund.

SUNDAY, April 18

T.A.B. (Teen Advisory Board) will meet Sunday, April 18 at 1 p.m., open to any child in 6th through 12th grade who wants to have a voice in planning programs at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.  Refreshments will be served.

MONDAY, April 19

Class of 1957. The Harrison County High School Class of 1957 will meet at Biancke's on April 19 at noon.

Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Monday, April 19 on Grays Run from 2-4 p.m.

HCMS Council. The Harrison County Middle School Site Based Council will meet Monday, April 19 at 4:30 p.m. in the school library. The public is invited to attend.

Democratic Woman's Club of Harrison County will meet Monday, April 19 at the Cynthiana Country Club at 5:30 p.m. for a Meet and Greet the Candidates dinner.

Planning Commission of Cynthiana, Harrison County, Berry will meet Monday, April 19, 7:30 p.m., at the sheriff’s office. The meetings are open to the public.

TUESDAY, April 20

Harrison County Board of Education will meet Tuesday, April 20, 7 p.m., at the Community Education Building. The meetings are open to the public.

Storytime. Tuesday, April 20 from 10-10:30 a.m. for ages 2-5 at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Pre-registration is not needed.

Teen Earth Day Craft Program. Tuesday, April 20 at 4:30 p.m. for grades 6-12 at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.

WEDNESDAY, April 21

Storytime. Wednesday, April 21 from 4:30-5 p.m. for ages birth-5 at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Pre-registration is not needed.

Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Wednesday, April 21 at Southside Elementary School from 9:30 a.m. to noon; and Kids Club from 3:45-4:30 p.m.

SPECIAL NOTICES

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).

Earth Day Family Craft Program. Thursday April 22 at 5:30 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Break-Your-Own Geode, Use Nature Print Sun-Sensitive Paper, Make Earth Day Marble Magnets. Please pre-register for this program.

Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Thursday, April 22 at Edgemont at 2:30 p.m.; and White Oak from 3-3:30 p.m.

Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Friday, April 23 at Cynthiana Baptist Day Care at 10 a.m.

Friends of Griffith Woods. On April 24 we plan to work on removing invasives from a trail, so break out your loppers/handsaws/gloves, ibuprofen, etc. and join us. We have decided to push the starting time back to 10 a.m. and Alen has volunteered to provide water and snacks.

Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Monday, April 26 at Community Action Childcare Center and Harrison County Adult Daycare Center from 10:30 a.m. to noon.

Woman’s Health Issues Seminar. Tuesday, April 27 at Cynthiana  Christian Church. Registration begins at 5 p.m. Scheduled speakers are: Dr. Frank McKemie, “What You Need to Know About Rheumatoid Arthritis” at 5:30 p.m.; Martha Clay, Hospice of the Bluegrass, “Caring for the Caregiver” at 6:20 p.m.; Karen Adams, Champions for a Drug-Free Harrison County, “Recognizing Prescription Drug Abuse” at 6:50 p.m.; and the Rev. Earl Litman, Cynthiana First Church of God, “Inspirational Message” at 7:20 p.m. Tickets are $5 and includes dinner and can be purchased at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library, Extension office, Community Action Council, Harrison Memorial Hospital, Community Education Center, Hospice of the Bluegrass, Cedar Ridge Health Campus and the Housing Authority.

Storytime. Tuesday, April 27 from 10-10:30 a.m. for ages 2-5 at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Pre-registration is not needed.

Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Wednesday, April 28 at Westside Elementary School from 9:30 a.m. to noon.

Storytime. Tuesday, April 28 from 4:30-5 p.m. for ages birth-5 at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Pre-registration is not needed.

Men’s Book Club. Book selection for the month of April is Night by Elie Wiesel.  The book is available for pick-up at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library’s front desk. Will meet Thursday, April 29 at 5:30 p.m.

Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Thursday, April 29 at Toddler Village at 10:30 a.m.; and Terrace Park, 11 a.m.

Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Friday, April 30 at New Beginnings, 10:30 a.m.; Our Little Miracles, 11 a.m.; and Robynwood Heights, 2-3 p.m.

True Classics Car Club is going to have a cruise in at the Farmer's Bank on Saturday, May 1. It will run from 6 p.m. until dusk. We will have oldies music, games, and more.

Kindergarten and Preschool Registration. May 5 and 6 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Community Education Center, 308 Webster Ave. Kindergarten: Must be 5 years old on or before Oct. 1, 2010, birth certificate, Social Security card, current immunization certificate, physical, vision screening exam, and dental screening. Preschool: Must be 3 years old on or before Oct. 1, 2010, birth certificate, Social Security card for everyone in family, current immunization certificate, physical, dental screening, statement of income, copy of medical card, if applicable. For more information call 234-7160 or 234-2121.

Harrison County Homemaker Day Celebration. Friday, May 7 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the courthouse square. (In case of threatening weather, will be held at Cynthiana Presbyterian Church, North Main Street). Green Thumb Fair, demonstrations, Make-it Take-it free craft, door prizes, bake sale, and the CKBC Mobile Unit. Lunch served by the Harrison County Beef Cattle Association.

Women's Book Club. Book selection for the month of May is The Color of Water: A Black Man’s Tribute to His White Mother by James McBride. The book is available for pick-up at the front desk at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Will be meeting Thursday, May 13 at 6 p.m.

Kentucky Herb Festival. Saturday, May 15 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Lakeview Park, Franklin County Fairgrounds, Frankfort. A Herbal sack lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. for $7. Auction of garden and herbal items will be at noon. For more information contact Sue Wash at 502-535-6885 or visit www.kyherb.com.

Soccer Jersey Drive. Early Years Orthodontics, Dr. Clark Cash, in conjunction with Soccer For Life - Honduras Youth Soccer Project, is sponsoring a used soccer jersey drive in the Harrison County community. For more information about the program visit, www.satglobal. Early Years Orthodontics will be accepting both boys and girls used soccer jerseys thru May 15. Donations can be made at Early Years Orthodontics, 109 S. Walnut St., 234-5523. Contact Kim Richardson for further details.

Library Cookbook. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library is preparing a cookbook featuring favorite recipes from members of the community. Names will be printed with each recipe submitted. The cookbook will be ready for purchase by May 2010. Any questions, contact Cindy Franklin at 859-234-4881 or cfranklin@cynthianalibrary.org.

Car Cruise-In and Cornhole Tournament. The United Community of Cynthiana and Harrison County will host a car cruise-in and cornhole tournament on Saturday, May 22 in downtown Cynthiana. The cruise-in will be from 3-5 p.m., with the cornhole tournament beginning at 5 p.m. There is no entry fee for the cruise-in. Streetrods, musclecars, classics and antique cars are welcomed. The cornhole tournament entry fee is $10 per person, with a blind draw, double elimination and pay out for first and second place. For early registration, call Lonnie Tolson at (859)221-3169. There will also be door prizes, 50/50 drawings, food and beverages and live entertainment featuring the Blue Collar Rebel Band. All proceeds benefit the United Community Fund of Cynthiana and Harrison County.

4-H Camp. The Harrison County 4-H Camp is scheduled for Tuesday-Friday, June 29-July 2 at North Central   4-H Camp in Nicholas County. Call 234-510 or come by the Harrison County Extension Office on New Lair Road to get a camp registration form. The registration deadline is Monday, June 1. Camp openings are filled on a first-come, first-serve basis so get camp applications in as soon as possible.

HCHS Class of 1980. The Harrison County High School Class of 1980 will hold their 30 year class reunion on Friday, Aug. 6, at the Cynthiana Country Club from 7 p.m. til 12 p.m. Cost prior to July 9 is $20 single/$35 Couple.ot mailing invites due to lack of funds. You can mail money to L Aubrey, Class 80, 21 Chelsea Dr., Cynthiana, Ky. 41031 or contact Sheila G. 234-1126 or Lisa A. 234-1109.

On Exhibit. Front foyer at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library, display showcasing Raggedy Ann. Don’t forget the Raggedy Ann Festival will take place Saturday, April 17.

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.

United Preschool is accepting applications for students for the fall term of 2009 and Spring 2010. Call Mrs. Ginger or Mrs. Heather at 235-0528 for information.

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.

Head Start Program. Head Start-Community Action Council, is a comprehensive federally funded child development program for low-income families and children with disabilities. For more information contact the Community Action Council, 859-234-2121 or visit at 216 Old Lair Road, Cynthiana.

Early Head Start. Works with families that are expecting a child or have children under three years. For more information contact Alean Spicer at the Community Action Council at 859-234-2121 or visit the center at 216 Old Lair Road, Cynthiana.

Migrant Head Start Network. A free child care service for children of migrant farm workers. For more information contact Barbara Helton at the Community Action Council at 859-234-2121 or visit the center at 216 Old Lair Road, Cynthiana.

TOPS. Take Off Pounds Sensibly meets at 5 p.m. on Wednesdays in the conference room at Harrison Memorial Hospital.

Cynthiana Families Anonymous meeting is held every Thursday from 5:30-6:30 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.

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, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Saturday, 8 a.m. to noon; Closed Sundays.

United Community Fall Fund Drive (Cynthiana and Harrison County). A local non-profit volunteer organization, operating independently of The United Way. For more information or to make a donation: United Community Fund of Cynthiana and Harrison County, P.O. Box 194, Cynthiana, KY 41031, 859-234-7160, or visit www.unitedcommunityfund.org.

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. For more information or to make an appointment, call 1-800-747-9963.

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 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.

NAMI Support Group. The National Alliance for Mental Illness (NAMI) meets the first and third Mondays of each month from 6:30-8 p.m. at Cynthiana Presbyterian Church, 103 N. Main St. For more information call 234-1407 or e-mail at namiharrison@yahoo.com.

Game Night at the Vault. Board, card or other games from 5-8 p.m. Call Cathy Studer at 234-9704 for more information. Game night will be held the third Saturday of every month during the winter.

Harrison County Republican Party meets the first Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. in the conference room at the Harrison County Sheriff's office.

Battle Grove Cemetery Clean Up. Due to the cold temperatures and snow drifts, etc., cemetery guidelines for removal of Christmas wreaths (removed by the end of January) were unable to be followed. Now that it's March and time for spring clean up prior to mowing season, anyone having articles that wish to be kept should remove them by the end of March. The clean up will be observed April 5-9. Please watch for and remove all pieces of wire.

Cub Scouts meet every first and third Tuesday at First United Methodist Church at 6 p.m. If interested call Larry Jones at 234-4442 or Opal Traylor at 234-1589.