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Community Calendar

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By The Staff

FRIDAY, Dec. 19

Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Friday, Dec. 19 in Robynwood Heights at 2 p.m.

Story Hour. Friday, Dec. 19 from 4:30-5 p.m. for ages 2-5 in the Feix Community Room at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Pre-registration is not needed.

SATURDAY, Dec. 20

Lady Elks Christmas Dance. Dec. 20 from 8 p.m. to midnight in the basement of the Cynthiana Elks Lodge. Snacks will be served and a basket will be raffled. Elk couples, $15; Elk singles, $8; guest couples, $20; and guest singles, $10.

MONDAY, Dec. 22

Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Wednesday, Dec. 22 at the Community Action Council Center Harrison Adult Daycare Center at 10:30 a.m.; and in Hinton at 3 p.m.

TUESDAY, Dec. 23

Cynthiana City Commission will meet Tuesday, Dec. 23, 5:30 p.m., upstairs City Hall in the commissioners’ room. The meetings are open to the public.

Christmas Story Hour. Tuesday, Dec. 23 from 10-11 a.m. for ages 2-5 in the Feix Community Room at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Story Hour will celebrate Christmas with a party. Everyone will sing Christmas songs, make an ornament, and snacks. Join the library in this holiday fun. Pre-registration is appreciated.

Fiscal Court of Harrison County will meet Tuesday, Dec. 23, 5:30 p.m., meeting room at the Harrison County Sheriff’s building (former KU building). The meetings are open to the public.

Library Holiday Closings. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library will close Tuesday, Dec. 23 at 5 p.m. and will reopen Friday, Dec. 26 at 10 a.m. The library will be open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. The library will return to regular hours on Monday, Dec. 29 and will be open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Monday, Dec. 23 at Edgemont, White Oak, and Locust from 3-4:30 p.m.

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 24

Christmas Holiday Closings. The Harrison County Circuit Clerk’s office will close at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 24, and will be closed all day on Dec. 25-27; the office will also be closed on Jan. 1-3, 2009, in observance of the new year.

Harrison County Clerk’s office will be closed the following days: Dec. 24 at noon, Dec. 25 and 26; and Jan. 1 and 2.

SPECIAL NOTICES

Harrison County Health Department will be closed for the holidays on Thursday, Dec. 25, Friday, Dec 26, Thursday, Jan. 1 and Friday, Jan. 2.

AARP Driver Safety Program. Earn a discount on automobile insurance premiums by attending the six-hour class on Tuesday, Dec. 30 at 9 a.m. at the Cynthiana Presbyterian Church. The program is a classroom course for drivers 50 and over. A $10 fee covers the course expenses. Seating is limited. Pre-register by calling the church at 859-234-2961. Plan to bring a sandwich.

Northside Council. The Northside Site Based Council will hold a special meeting on Monday, Jan. 5, 2009 at 3:45 p.m. in the Northside library. The public is invited to attend.

Food for the Holiday. For the month of December, the Galactic Alley Bowling Center and the Bowlers that's Us Relay for Life team are asking each bowler to bring a can of food or non-perishable item each time they bowl to donate to the Harrison County Food Pantry. Boxes are provided at the Bowling Alley for the food.

Democratic Woman's Club of Harrison County is now accepting 2009 scholarship applications, and may be picked up at Harrison County High School from Mrs. Judy-counselor, Jessica Smith-teacher, or by contacting any member of the club. Applications must be turned in by Jan. 5, 2009.

Honor Flight. Are you a World War II veteran? Are you familiar with the free trips to Washington, D.C. to see the memorial? Honor Flight - Bluegrass Chapter, sponsors free monthly flights, March through October, from Louisville to Baltimore and then by bus to Washington to visit the WWII, Korean, and Iwo Jima flag raising memorials. To be eligible, veterans must file an application. For applications and information call Charles Tribble at 234-3115.

Dog House Recycling. If anyone has a dog house in good condition to donate or know of a dog in need of shelter, contact the Humane Society of Harrison County at 234-1222 or 859-312-1267.

Moms in Touch International (praying for children and schools) is an interdemoninational, non-profit organization. To connect with a group for your child’s school (elementary through high school) call Stephanie Techau, MITI contact person for Harrison County at 588-2525 or visit the MITI website at www.momsintouch.org.

Cub Scouts - Meet every first and third Tuesdays from 6-7:15 p.m. at the Cynthiana Presbyterian Church. For more information call Kerstin at 234-9428 or Tim at 234-0850.

Clothing Closet. The Harrison County Clothing Closet is in need of adults and childrens underwear. Money donations are also accepted. The Clothing Closet is located at 128 Main Street, (behind the child support office), and is open Mondays and Wednesdays from noon to 3:30 p.m.

Harrison County Republican Party will meet the second Wednesday of each month at noon at Biancke's Restaurant.

Early Head Start Program. For more information contact Alean Spicer at Community Action Council at 859-234-2121 or visit the center at 216 Old Lair Road, Cynthiana.

Community Action Council's Head Start Program. For information contact Community Action Council at 859-234-2121 or visit the center at 216 Old Lair Rd., Cynthiana.

Community Action Council's Migrant Head Start. For more information contact the Community Action Council at 859-234-2121 or visit the center at 216 Old Lair Rd.

Kentucky Department of Veterans’ Affairs. The representative will no longer be coming to Cynthiana to assist veterans. Anyone needing help will now have to make an appointment for Mondays or Tuesdays by calling Georgetown at 1-502-863-6144, 1-866-245-8625, FAX- 1-502-863-6290, or write: Tony Stinnett, VBFR, 1000 W. Main St., Georgetown, Ky. 40324.

TOPS. Take Off Pounds Sensibly meets at 5 p.m. on Wednesdays in the conference room at Harrison Memorial Hospital.

Narcotics Anonymous meets every Tuesday at 8 at the Cynthiana Christian Church, and Sundays at 8 at the Church of the Advent Episcopal on Walnut Street.

Cynthiana Families Anonymous meeting is held every Thursday from 5-6:30 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 Sundays from 6:30-7:30 p.m. and Wednesdays from 8-9 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.

Adoptive Parent Support Groups. Held third Saturday of each month from 2-4 p.m. at the Georgetown Public Library, 104 S. Bradford Lane, Georgetown. For more information call Gerry Whalen at 859-234-5454 or gerrywhalen@yahoo.com.

Christian Singles Group meets at Harrison Memorial Hospital in the Virginia McKenney conference room on the first and third Friday of each month at 7 p.m. Call Phil at 234-6524, or Vickie at 234-5346.

A Veterans Field Representative Available on the fourth Tuesday of each month from 1:30 to 3 p.m. at the Robertson County Courthouse, Mt. Olivet. For more information call 1-866-376-0308.

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 mmckenzie@hospicebg.org. Every third Friday.