Community Calendar

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The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Friday, May 2 at New Beginnings at 10:30 a.m.; Our Little Miracles, 11 a.m.; Robynwood Heights, 3 p.m.; Edgemont, 3:45 p.m.

Tickets Now Available for Derby Day Event. Hospice of the Bluegrass will host Get Down and Derby in Cynthiana on May 3 (Derby Day) at The Prizing House from 5-9 p.m. The event will include hors d’oeuvres, cash bar, casino style games, music by Tim Jennens, dancing, an auction, big screen televisions to watch Derby festivities and Derby door prizes. Tickets are $50 each and a limited number are available. To purchase tickets contact Kelly Kendall at (859) 234-6462 or kkendall@hospicebg.org. All proceeds from the event will be used to care for terminally ill patients and their families in Harrison, Bourbon, Scott, Nicholas and southern Grant counties.
Meet the Candidates Breakfast and Silent Auction. Saturday, May 3 at 8 a.m. at First United Methodist Church at the corner of Church and Pike Streets. Come meet the candidates for the upcoming primary elections and enjoy breakfast too. There will also be opportunities to bid on silent auction items all morning long.

The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Monday, May 5 at Lebus Childcare Center at 11 a.m.; Claysville Store, 2:30 p.m.
Blood Drive. Monday, May 5 at Northside Elementary School from 1-5 p.m. on the KBC Bloodmobile.

Story Time:
Moms. Tuesday, May 6 at 10 a.m. for ages 6 months to 5 years at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.
Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Tuesday, May 6 at Leesburg Store at Noon; Grays Run, 3 p.m.

Lego Club.
Wednesday, May 7 at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library for all ages. Drop in anytime from 4 to 6 p.m. If possible bring a sandwich bag of lego pieces to donate to the collection.  Lego Club is made possible in part by a donation in memory of Marquerite “Sug” Kuster.
Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Wednesday, May 7 at Eastside Elementary School from 9:30 a.m. to Noon; Berry, 3 p.m.

Community Day Celebration. The Harrison County Homemaker Community Day Celebration
will be held Friday, May 9 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Courthouse Square. Offering: Bake sale, Kentucky Bloodmobile, Green Thumb, door prizes, demonstrations and exhibits. The Harrison County Beef Cattle Association will be cooking steak sandwiches and hamburgers. Sponsored by the Harrison County Extension Homemakers and the Harrison County Beef Cattle Association.
Blood Drive. Friday, May 9 from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on the KBC Bloodmobile at 100 Main St. Every donor will receive a $10 Walmart gift card. Sponsored by the Harrison County Homemakers.
Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Friday, May 9 at Community Action Childcare Center from 9:30-10:30 a.m.; Cynthiana Baptist Daycare Center, 10:45 a.m.
Food Drive. The National Association of Letter Carriers’ Food Drive to Help Stamp Out Hunger in America will be held Saturday, May 10.
DAR. The Cynthiana Chapter DAR will meet Saturday, May 10 at 2 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Museum.
Cynthiana-Harrison County Museum. Donnie Cooper will display his private collecton of Native American artifacts on May 10 from 1-4 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Museum.
Join Team HMH for the 2014 Buffalo Trace March for Babies on Saturday, May 17 at the Mason County-Maysville Recreation Park. If interested in joining contact Christy Hall or Pinney Coleman at 859-235-3554 or 859-235-3620.
NAMI Family Support Group. (National Alliance on Mental Illness). A peer-lead support group for loved ones (18 and older) of individuals living with mental illness. The group meets the fourth Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. at Bourbon Community Hospital in the Hopewell Medical Complex in the community room, 8 Linville Drive, Paris, Ky. For more information contact Cheryl at 859-967-7374.
Kiwanis meets Thursday’s at 6:30 p.m. at Paula’s Restaurant. For more information contact Carole Garrett at 234-0332.
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.
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.
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 now taking summer clothing for children and adults. Any questions or for more information call Linda McGowan at 859-234-1967.
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.
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.
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 will meet on the Monday before the last monthly fiscal court meeting at 5 p.m. at the Harrison County Sheriff’s office. These meetings are open to the public.
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. Donations are always needed and welcomed.
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.
Flora Shropshire Animal Shelter. Hours are Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Saturday, 8 a.m. to noon; Closed Sundays.
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 every Sunday,  Wednesday and Friday at 7 p.m. at 118 N. Walnut St. All who nee us are invited. For more information call 1-800-467-8019.