Community Calendar

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Berry City Commission will meet Thursday, Oct. 10 at 7 p.m., at Berry City Hall. The meetings are open to the public.

Kentucky Author Normandi Ellis will lead a discussion on writing on Thursday, Oct. 10 at 6 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Annex. A 30-minute workshop will follow the presentation. Please pre-register.

Cynthiana Board of Adjustment will not meet this month. The meetings are open to the public.

FRIDAY, Oct. 11
Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Oct. 11 at New Beginning at 10:30 a.m.; Edgemont, 11 a.m.; Our Little Miracle, 11:30 a.m.; Robynwood Heights, 3-4 p.m.

District Health Department and Home Health Agency.Serving Harrison, Nicholas, Scott Counties (and Bourbon County for Home Health). Free flu vaccinations for people without insurance or who cannot afford to pay, Oct. 11-Nov. 15 from 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. No appointment needed. Harrison County Health Center, 364 Oddville Ave., Cynthiana.

DAR. The Cynthiana DAR will meet Saturday, Oct. 12 at noon at Biancke’s Restaurant. The program will be a walk to the courthouse to view DAR plaques from 1961. There will also be an optional carcade to the handy house at Flat Run Veterans Park.

Fall BBQ Cook Off. Saturday, Oct. 12 at the Harrison County Courthouse from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. $8 for all you can eat. Sponsored by Champions for a Drug Free Harrison County and the Cynthiana Elks Lodge 438.

MONDAY, Oct. 14
Writers Group. Monday, Oct. 14 at 6 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Annex.
Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Oct. 14 at Community Action Day Care, Adult/Senior Center from 10:30-12 p.m.; Hinton, 3-4 p.m.

Champions For A Drug-Free Harrison County will meet Monday, Oct. 14 at 5:30 p.m. at the Harrison County Sheriff’s Department. Meetings are held the second Monday of each month.

TUESDAY, Oct. 15
Story Time. “Winnie the Pooh,” Tuesday, Oct. 15 at 10 a.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.
Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Oct. 15 at Toddler Village/Terrace Park from 10:30-12 p.m.; Cedar Ridge, 3-4 p.m.

Gourd Patch Club. Tuesday, Oct. 15 from 10 a.m.-Noon at the Harrison County Extension Office.

Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Oct. 16 at Southside from 9:30-12 p.m.; Berry, 3-4 p.m.

Blood Drive. Friday, Oct. 18 from 1:30-6:30 p.m. at the Harrison County Extension Office in the multi-purpose room, 668 New Lair Rd. The drive is sponsored by the Harrison County Homemakers in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Donors will receive an acrylic tumbler with a pink straw.

Internationally-known Autistic Artist to Exhibit Works. On Oct. 18 at 6 p.m., St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, Paris, Ky., will inaugurate the newly-renovated Dave Parish-Norton Clay Parish Hall with an art exhibit, A Creator’s Mind, painted by, Trent Altman, and a reception in his honor. The exhibit will be on display in the parish hall through Nov. 17. The  event is free. For more information call St. Peter’s Church at 859-987-2760.

Fish Fry. Friday, Oct. 18 at the Harrison County 4-H Center, US 27 South. Start serving at 5 p.m., music starts at 6 p.m. in Home Maker Hall. The event is hosted by Berry United Methodist Church.
Harrison County Republican Elephant Stomp will be held Saturday, Oct. 19 at The Harrison County Extension Building, New Lair Road. Doors open at 6 p.m. with appetizer, meet and greet the candidates with dinner and silent auction starting at 7 p.m., meal cost is $25 per person. Invited guest are Thomas Massie and Matt Bevin. For more information call 859-234-6394.

American Academy of Equine Art Exhibit. The annual fall art exhibit and sale is on view now at the Arts and Cultural Center, 117 N. Water St., Georgetown, Ky. through Oct. 19, Tuesdays-Saturdays, 1-4 p.m., and by appointment. For information call 502-570-8366.

HCHS Class of 1957. The Harrison County High School Class of 1957 will meet at Biancke’s at noon on Oct. 21.
Extension District Board Meeting. Oct. 21 at 7 p.m. at the Harrison County Extension Office.
Business and Professional Women’s Week 2013 will be observed Oct. 21-26 with city and county officials signing a proclamation on Oct. 21. On Oct. 23 the organization will hold its awards dinner.
Planning Commission of Cynthiana, Harrison County, Berry will meet Monday, Oct. 21, 7:30 p.m., at the sheriff’s office. The meetings are open to the public.

Harrison County Board of Education will meet Tuesday, Oct. 22, 7 p.m., at the Community Education Building. The meetings are open to the public.

Keep It Sweet: The Scoop on Sugar and Nonnutritive Sweeteners Leader Training Oct. 22 at 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. at the Harrison County Extension Office.

HCMS Council. Harrison County Middle School Site Base Council will meet Wednesday, Oct. 23 in the middle school library at 4:30 p.m.

MCC/LVC Art Show. The Maysville Community College/Licking Valley Center will be holding its 2013 Art Show on Oct. 25 from 4-6 p.m. at the Extension in Harrison Square. Work from local artist will be featured. Also in attendance will be Herb Moore, local artist, working as an Animator for the Disney Channel on the Phineas and Ferb Show. For more information call 859-234-6689 extension 105 or 0.

Book Fair. Thursday, Oct. 24 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday, Oct. 25 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Harrison Memorial Hospital conference rooms.

Paris’ Got Talent. The Paris’ Got Talent Contest will be held at Paris High School on Sunday, Oct. 27 at 1 p.m. Tickets are $10 if purchased from a PHS-AOHS student in advance or $15 at door.Anyone from Paris and surrounding areas are welcome to be a contestant. There is a $30 entry fee, which includes two free VIP admissions. Entry forms, official contestant rules, and more information can be downloaded at www.paris.kyschools.us. This activity is sponsored by the Paris High School-Academy of Health Sciences (PHS-AOHS).

Masquerade Jewelry and Accessories $5 sale. Wednesday, Oct. 30 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the front lobby of Harrison Memorial Hospital. Proceeds to benefit the HMH Auxiliary.

Heroes Unmasked-Trunk or Treat. Thursday, Oct. 31 from 6-8 p.m. at Cynthiana Baptist Church. All children are invited. Children and their families will encounter costumed Bible Hero actors, play carnival games, do crafts, and collect Bible Hero cards to trade and treasure. The church is located at 212 E. Pleasant St., Cynthiana.

Relay for Life Quarter Auction. Nov. 23 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Cynthiana Elks Lodge.
Harrison County Fire and Rescue will be hosting a portrait fundraiser. Anyone who participates with a $20 or more contribution will receive one free 8x10 family portrait. Will be contacted by a representative at individual residences. Thank you for your support, Harrison County Fire and Rescue.

A Veterans Field Representative is available on the third Tuesday of each month at the County Sheriff’s office in Cynthiana from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. This service is free of charge. Veterans and their dependents will receive assistance filing for Federal and State veterans benefits. Veterans need to furnish copies of pertinent documentation to verify eligibility. For more information or to make an appointment, call 1-866-376-0308.

Hope’s Helping Hands Food Bank at 120 S. Walnut St. is open Tuesdays and Thursdays from noon to 4 p.m. For more information call 859-235-HOPE. Hope’s Helping Hands is an agency member of God’s Pantry.

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.