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THURSDAY, Nov. 7
Community Action Council Election.
An election will be held for selection of one Consumer Board member on Thursday, Nov. 7 at 12 p.m. at the Harrison County Center, 217 Old Lair., Cynthiana. Candidates must have received services from the Harrison County Center in the past 12 months and reside in Harrison County. Nominations will be accepted until the time of the election, but voting will be restricted to the members of the Harrison County Advisory Council. This is an open meeting and the public is invited and encouraged to attend.

FRIDAY, Nov. 8
Staying Alive Kentucky 2013 Conference.
Stop Youth Suicide (SYS) Friday, Nov. 8 from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Four Points sheraton, 1938 Stanton Way, Lexington. Empowering youth to meet new challenges, presented by the UK Division of Adolescent Medicine with Stop Youth Suicide Campaign in Association with Ohio Valley Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine.

SATURDAY, Nov. 9
DAR
will meet Saturday, Nov. 9 at 2 p.m. at the Harrison County Health Center. Guest speaker will be Mr. Nahari with the ROTC. Anyone interested in joining the DAR call Jayne Newman at 859-907-3111.
 

SUNDAY, Nov. 10
HCMS Football Banquet.
The Harrison County Middle School Football banquet will be held Sunday, Nov. 10 at 3 p.m. at the Harrison County Middle School. Guest speakers are Coach Ray Graham and former Thorobreds and current Portsmouth, Ohio Head Coach Jason Sparks.

MONDAY, Nov. 11
Veterans Day Program.
The annual Veterans Day Program will be held Nov. 11 at 11 a.m. at the veterans walk location in Battle Grove Cemetery. The Navy branch of service will be recognized.
Harrison County Soil & Water Conservation District will meet Monday, Nov. 11 at 7:30 p.m. at 103 Rodgers Park Dr., Cynthiana. Open to the public.
Writers Group. Monday, Nov. 11 at 6 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library annex.
Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Nov. 11 at Community Action day Care, Adult/Senior Center from 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.; Hinton, 3-4 p.m.

TUESDAY, Nov. 12
Cynthiana City Commission
will meet Tuesday, Nov. 12, 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, Nov. 12, 5:30 p.m., meeting room at the Harrison County Sheriff’s building (former KU building). The meetings are open to the public.
Story Time: Owls. Tuesday, Nov. 12 at 10 a.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.
L.I.T. Meeting. Tuesday, Nov. 12 at 3:45 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library annex.
YA Book Group. Tuesday, Nov. 12, discussion at 4:30 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library annex.
Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Nov. 12 at Leesburg Store at 12 p.m.
 

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 13
Northside Council. The Northside Elementary Site Base Council will meet Wednesday, Nov. 13 at 3:45 p.m. in the school library. The public is invited to attend.
Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Nov. 13 at Northside from 9:30 a.m.-12 p.m.; Kids Club, 3:45-4:30 p.m.

SPECIAL NOTICES
Berry City Commission
will meet Thursday, Nov. 14 at 7 p.m., at Berry City Hall. The meetings are open to the public.
Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Nov. 14 at Grandview Store from 10:30-11:30 a.m.; Shadylawn, 2:30 p.m.; Parkside, 3 p.m.
Catching Fire Reaping. Friday, Nov. 15 at 5:30 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library annex. For middle school and up. Please pre-register.
Telephone Operators. Former telephone operators will meet Saturday, Nov. 16 at 1 p.m. at Biancke’s for their annual reunion luncheon. Everyone should bring a gift.
Harrison County Historical Society will meet Saturday, Nov. 16 at 9 a.m. in the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library annex. Please note change of date and time. The program will feature a discussion  on the collection and preserving of Cynthiana high School memorabilia. Everyone is invited to be present and join in the discussion.
Winter Wonderland. Saturday, Nov. 16 at 10 a.m. at Southern Elementary School, Falmouth, Ky. Free parking and admission, 75 vendors. Lunch available for purchase. Bring own camera to take pictures with Santa from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Benefits the Pendleton County Extension Homemakers Scholarship Fund.
Soup and Basket Auction. Saturday, Nov. 16 at Eastside Elementary School. Meal served at 5 p.m., auction starts at 6. Hosted by the Berry United Methodist Church.
Holiday Foods. Nov. 18 at 6 p.m. at the Harrison County Extension Office. Get in the mood for the holidays by tasting delicious food that one may want to serve the family. Tickets are $10 and may be purchased now through Nov. 11 at the Extension Office.
Planning Commission of Cynthiana, Harrison County, Berry will meet Monday, Nov. 18, 7:30 p.m., at the sheriff’s office. The meetings are open to the public.
Robertson County Historical Society will meet Monday, Nov. 18 at 7 p.m. at the Senior Citizen’s Building in Mt. Olivet. Nominations for the 2014 officers will be given.
Band Boosters. The Harrison County Marching Band Boosters are now taking orders for the annual fruit sale through Nov. 22. To place an order or for more information call 859-298-4796 or visit www.freshfruitorder.org/harrisoncountybandbooster.
Decorating for the Holidays. Nov. 25 at 7 p.m. at the Harrison County Extension Center. Mike Reed, Powell County Ag Agent, will be the guest presenter. There is no charge for this program.
Harrison County Board of Education will meet Tuesday, Nov. 26, 7 p.m., at the Community Education Building. The meetings are open to the public.
Winter Day Trip. Harrison County Extension Homemakers Winter Day Trip will be Dec. 7. The group will meet at 8:30 a.m. at the Harrison County Extension Office. The Homemakers will travel to the Kentucky Artisan Center, Berea, Ky., for artisan demonstrations, shopping and lunch. Then to the EKU Center for the Arts, Richmond, Ky., for a performance of The Nutcracker by the Lexington Ballet Company. Deadline to register is Nov. 9. For more information contact the Extension Office at 234-5510.
Rotary Anniversary. Saturday, Nov. 23 the Cynthiana Rotary club will celebrate its 90th anniversary. The event will be held at the Extension Office and will be open to the public. Reservations are required. Contact any member for more information. The event will be a fundraiser for the Polio Eradication effort that is ongoing.
Relay for Life Quarter Auction. Nov. 23 at the Cynthiana Elks Lodge basement. Doors open at 10 a.m., auction begins at 10:30, $1 door charge, $1 per number paddle. Limited chance. Limited concessions will be available.
Quit Drinking. Welcome anyone wishing to quit drinking on Sundays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 7 p.m. at 120 S. Walnut St., Cynthiana.
Toy, Coat, Canned Food Drive. Sponsored by Cash Express, 219 S. Walnut St., along with the Harrison County Fire Department, Harrison County Food Bank and Harrison County Community Action Angel Tree program. Accepting new and gently used toys, coats, shoes and non-perishable food items in many drop off locations. Donations need to be received by Dec. 12. Drop off locations are: Cash Express, Save-A-Lot, Papa Johns, World Finance, Rick’s Auto Repair, Something New Nail Salon, Finders Keepers, DG Schell Realty and many other locations. For more information call Tonya or Brittany at 859-234-8773.
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.
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.
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.