FRIDAY, Oct. 18
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.
SATURDAY, Oct. 19
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.
MONDAY, Oct. 21
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.
Robertson County Historical Society will meet Monday, Oct. 21 at 7 p.m. at the Senior Citizens building in Mt. Olivet.
Computer Class. Monday, Oct. 21 at 6 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Annex. The topic will cover Windows 8.1.
TUESDAY, Oct. 22
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.
Story Time. Pumpkins. Tuesday, Oct. 22 at 10 a.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.
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.
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 23
HCMS Council. Harrison County Middle School Site Base Council will meet Wednesday, Oct. 23 in the middle school library at 4:30 p.m.
Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Oct. 23 at Westside from 9:30 a.m.-12 p.m.; Kids Club, 3:45-4:30 p.m.
Chamber Membership Luncheon. Wednesday, Oct. 23 at noon at upstairs at Biancke’s Restaurant. Will be gathering members’ ideas for 2014. Come be a part of the fun.
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.
Historical Book Group. Thursday, Oct. 24 at 4:45 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Will be discussing Little Heathens.
Women’s Book Group. Thursday, Oct. 24 at 6 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Will be discussing The Picture of Dorian Gray.
Rotary International (RI) has declared Oct. 24 as “World Polio Day.” RI is very close to eradicating the horrible disease called Polio. Through the last week of September 2013 there have been only 270 cases reported worldwide with most cases occurring in the Horn of Africa. Would appreciate anyone who has a display board to promote “World Polio Day 10/24” the week of Oct. 21-25.
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.
Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Oct. 25 at New Beginnings at 10:30 a.m.; Edgemont, 11 a.m.; Robynwood Heights, 3-4 p.m.
Project Linus Make-a-Blanket Day. North Central Kentucky Chapter of Project Linus Make-A-Blanket Day will be held Saturday, Oct. 26 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Georgetown. Contact: Janet Walter at 502-863-9726 or email@example.com. Donations of new, handmade blankets or materials can also be dropped at Georgetown’s First United Methodist Church, the Scott County Public Library, the Kentucky Doll and Toy Museum in Carlisle or the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office.
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.
Affordable Care Act Informational Meeting. Wednesday, Oct. 30 at 7 p.m. at the Harrison County Extension Office. Nicole Peritore from the University of Kentucky will be the guest speaker.
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.
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.
Cynthiana-Harrison County Parks and Recreation Committee will meet on the fourth Monday of each month at 5 p.m. in the Sheriff’s 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. 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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.