THURSDAY, Jan. 24
Women’s Book Club. Thursday, Jan. 24 at 6 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. The book for discussion will be Blue Smoke by Nora Roberts.
FRIDAY, Jan. 25
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Poetry and Art Contest. Friday, Jan. 25 is the last day to turn in entries for the contest. All entries will be displayed in the library’s front foyer throughout the month of February. Prizes include: gift certificates to Biancke’s, tickets to the Explorium of Lexington, selections from J.J.’s Sweets, gift certicificates to Leono’s, and a ticket package from the Lexington Legends. Contact Leigh Ann Laney at 234-4881 or at La.firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Friday, Jan. 25 at Community Action Preschool from 9:30-10:30 a.m.; Cynthiana Baptist Daycare, 10:45 a.m.; Eastside Laundry, 3 p.m.; Grand Haven, 3:15 p.m.
MONDAY, Jan. 28
BTOP Computer Class. Computer Basics Introduction Level 2 will be held Monday, Jan. 28 at 6 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library annex. This is the second part of the computer class for beginners or for those who have a very limited knowledge of computers. Seating is limited so pre-registration is required.
Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Monday, Jan. 28 at Community Action Childcare Center & Harrison County Adult Care Center from 10:30 a.m.-Noon; Hinton, 3-4 p.m.
TUESDAY, Jan. 29
Harrison County Extension District Board Meeting will be held Jan. 29 at 7 p.m. at the Harrison County Extension Office.
Legal and Financial Planning for Alzheimer’s Disease. If anyone has a loved one or friend with dementia, this program will provide invaluable knowledge about making sound legal and financial plans for their current and future needs. This program is sponsored by a grant from the Margaret T. Stoeckinger Foundation’s Caring for the Caregiver Fund and is free to the public. The program will be held Tuesday, Jan. 29 at the Harrison County Cooperative Extension, Cynthiana, from 1-3 p.m. Registration is required. To register call 1-800-272-3900 or email email@example.com.
Amelia Bedelia Anniversary Celebration. Tuesday, Jan. 29 at 5:30 p.m. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library will be hosting the celebration. This program will take place in the children’s library and participants need to be at least 5 years old. Pre-registration is appreciated.
Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Tuesday, Jan. 29 at Edgemont at 10:30 a.m.; White Oak,11 a.m.
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 30
Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Wednesday, Jan. 30 at Southside Elementary from 9:30 a.m.-10 a.m.; Grandview Store, 10:30 a.m.- Noon; Kids Club, 3:45-4:30 p.m.
Attention Harrison Countians: The Cynthiana Post Office will no longer supply tax return forms.
January Prevent-a-Litter Month. Take advantage of the 10 percent spay/neuter discount coupons honored at Brooks Animal Clinic and Harrison Vet Clinic during January’s Prevent a Litter Month. Coupons available on many bulletin boards throughout the county, the Shelter, courthouse, radio station. Sponsored by the Humane Society of Harrison County, 859-312-1267.
Mammography Screenings. Friday, Feb. 1 from 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Free screenings will be available at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. To register call 859-655-7400.
Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Friday, Feb. 1 at Beacon House at 10:30 a.m.; New Beginnings, 11 a.m.; Our Little Miracles, 11:30 a.m.; Robynwood Heights, 3-4 p.m.
Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Monday, Feb. 4 in Claysville at 11 a.m.; Leesburg, 2:30 p.m.; Grays Run, 3:30 p.m.
3rd Annual W.O.W. (Women of Worship) Conference will be held at Leesburg Christian Church, Saturday, Feb. 9, from noon until 2:30 pm. Special guest speakers from Celebrate Recovery Ministry Leader, Carrie Miller and Director of Development for Refuge for Women, Cindy Warr, music by Dwayne Gillespie of local group Sidewinders. Door prizes, refreshments and free to the public. A love offering will be collected. For more information contact the church at 859-234-0080. Registration in advance is requested, seating limited.
Project Linus. North Central Kentucky Chapter of Project Linus Make-A-Blanket Day, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, First United Methodist Church, 1280 Lexington Road, Georgetown. Contact Janet Walter at (502) 863-9726 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Free Computer Classes Now Available at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library: Monday, Feb. 11 at 6 p.m. “Computer Basics Level 3”; Monday, Feb. 18 at 6 p.m. “Introduction to Social Media”; Will be exploring Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and My Space. What are these sites and what can you do with them and what you should avoid. *Pre-registration is required*. The Broadband Technology Opportunity Program Grant (BTOP) will give the people of Harrison County the opportunity to be introduced to computer skills. These skills will assist the people in preparing for and researching for employment.
Memory Heart Group. Remember a loved one by making a heart pillow out of an article of their clothing on Saturday, Feb. 15 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Hospice of the Bluegrass. Bring an article of clothing and a pair of scissors. Open to the community. Limit to 25 in attendance. RSVP by Feb. 15 at 234-6462, 800-756-6005 or email email@example.com.
Kentucky Farm Bureau Education Foundation will award 87 county and state college scholarships to high school seniors pursuing a four-year course of study, including three $1,000 scholarships sponsored by Harrison County Farm Bureau Federation. Applicants must be a child of a Kentucky Farm Bureau member. For more information, including eligibility requirements, contact Jessica at the Farm Bureau office, 859-234-4514 or by visiting www.kyfb.com/media/files/fed/scholarships. Application must be postmarked by Feb. 28, 2013.
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. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Come listen to fun stories and do crafts. For ages birth to 5.
Weight Watchers meets every Tuesday at 5:45 p.m. at Hospice of the Bluegrass. Registration and weigh-in begins at 5:15 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.
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.
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.
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. Meets at 5 p.m. on Tuesdays in the conference room at Harrison Memorial Hospital. For more information call 588-4605.
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.
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.
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 online book club.