Community Calendar

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Chinese New Year Program.
Thursday, Jan. 30 at 5:30 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Join us as we celebrate 2014 “The Year of the Horse.” For ages 4 to 11 years old. Please pre-register.

FRIDAY, Jan. 31
The Harrison County Circuit Clerk’s Office will be closing at noon on Friday, Jan. 31 and will also be closed on Saturday, Feb. 1 to complete computer programming updates. Sorry for any inconvenience. The office will be open for normal business hours on Monday, Feb. 3.
Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Jan. 31 at Community Action from 9:30-10:30 a.m.; Cynthiana Baptist Daycare Center, 10:45 a.m.; Eastside Laundry, 3:30 p.m.

Story Time: Winter Fun.
Tuesday, Feb. 4 at 10 a.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library for ages 6 months to 5 years.

Lego Club.
Wednesday, Feb. 5 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library for ages 2 and up. This will be the first meeting. If possible bring a sandwich bag of lego pieces to donate to the collection. Lego Club is made possible in part by a donation made in memory of Marquerite “Sug” Kuster.

Cynthiana DAR. The Cynthiana Chapter of the DAR will meet in the Harrison County Health Department community room, US 62 E. on Feb. 8 at 2 p.m. Refreshments will follow a program presented by Jane Whitehead. Anyone interested in being invited to this meeting contact Jayne Newman at 1-859-907-3111.
Young Adult Book Group. Selections are in and ready for pick up. This group is open to high school, middle school and adults who love young adult literature. The next meeting will be Tuesday, Feb. 11 at 4:30 p.m.
Memory Heart Group. Feb. 15 at 11 a.m. at Hospice of the Bluegrass, 1317 US Hwy. 62E, Cynthiana, Ky. Remember a loved one by making a heart pillow out of an article of their clothing. A seamstress will be assisting the group. This group is free and open to the public. RSVP by Feb. 12 to Mary McKenzie, 859-234-6462 or mmckenzie@hospicebg.org.
Northside Council. The Northside Site Based Council will meet Wednesday, Feb. 12 at 3:45 p.m. in the school library. The public is invited to attend.
Project Linus Make-a-Blanket Day. North Central Kentucky Chapter of Project Linus Make-A-Blanket Day is planned for Feb. 15 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, 1280 Lexington Road, Georgetown. Contact Janet Walter at (502) 863-9726 or craft_nurse@bellsouth.net.
Cynthiana Rotary Club Bean Soup/Cornbread Luncheon will be held at Cynthiana Presbyterian Church on Friday, Feb. 21 from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. All you can eat dine in and to go orders are available. Cost is $7 per person. Tickets can be bought from any Cynthiana Rotarian.
Southside Council. Southside Site Base Decision Making Council will meet Monday, Feb. 24 at 4 p.m. in the school library.
Narconon reminds families that abuse of addictive pharmaceutical drugs is on the rise. Learn to recognize the signs of drug abuse and get loved ones help if they are at risk. Call Narconon for a free brochure on the signs addiction and steps to overcome addiction for all types of drugs.  Narconon also offers free assessments and referrals. Call 800-431-1754 or DrugAbuseSolution.com. Addiction Counseling.
Black History Contest. In celebration of Black History month the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library will be sponsoring a poetry/art/essay contest. This contest is open to 3rd through 12th grade students living in Harrison County and/or attending Harrison County schools and open to homeschool students. For complete details stop by the library or contact Cindy Franklin at cfranklin@cynthianalibrary.org
Quit Drinking. Welcome anyone wishing to quit drinking. Meetings are held Sundays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 7 p.m. at 118 N. Walnut St., Cynthiana.
Kiwanis meets Thursday’s at 6:30 p.m. at Paula’s Restaurant. For more information contact Carole Garrett at 234-0332.
Free Computer Classes. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library is providing free computer classes, Call 234-4881 to find out about class offerings or visit the website at www.cynthianalibrary.org. Classes are held the third Monday of each month. Pre-registration is required.
The Write Club-A Writer’s Support Group. Every Monday at 6 p.m. the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library will host a writer’s support group in the library annex. All poets, novelists, screenplay writers, bloggers, and story spinners, any age, any genre, all are welcome. Any questions contact Melody Bills Hubbard at 234-4881 or mhubbard@cynthianalibrary.org.
Library Art Display. If interested in having a collection/talent exhibited at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library call at 234-4881 and ask to speak with Terry Harris or just stop by the library’s front desk for further details.
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.
Christian Faith Center has opened its clothing closet to the public. Also have some household items, furniture and eletronics. All items are free. Call 859-234-8481 to view items.
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.
Text Club. Stay up to date on the latest Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library news. Enter text club by texting “books” to 55678. Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter @CynLibrary.
Harrison County Republican Party meets monthly on the first Thursday of each month. Meetings are held in the Sheriff’s Office at 7 p.m.
Harrison County Clothes Closet. Drop boxes are located in the back parking lot of Cynthiana Baptist Church and in the former Food Lion parking lot. The Closet is in need of coats (all sizes) and blankets. Any questions or for more information call Linda McGowan at 859-234-1967.
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.
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.
LVBPW Meeting. The Licking Valley Business and Professional Women’s meets the second Wednesday of each month. The meetings will be held at a different location for approximately 2 to 3 month. For information on location call Mary Ann Lee at 234-2635 or 588-7477. Interested and new members are welcome.