Community Calendar

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By The Staff

THURSDAY, April 16

Harrison County Historical Society will meet Thursday, April 16 at 7 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. The speaker will be Charlene Wilson who will present a program about area one-room schools. She has done additional research and updated her program since last presenting it a few years ago. Everyone is welcome to attend.

FRIDAY, April 17

Harrison County 4-H Fashion Revue. Friday, April 17 at 7 p.m. at the Harrison County High School. The community is invited to attend.

Art Show. Courthouse Square Arts Guild and Blue Licks State Resort Park will be hosting their 4th annual Young Artists of Kentucky student art show April 17-19 at Blue Licks State Park. There is no entry fee and no admission charge. All participants and their families are invited to a reception Friday April 17 from 7-9 p.m.

Story Hour. Friday, April 17 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.

MONDAY, April 20

Wedco’s Stop Smoking Information Class. Wedco District Health Department will be sponsoring a Stop Smoking Information Class Monday, April 20 at Harrison County Health Center community room at 5 p.m. Registrations for classes will be taken after the information class. For more information call Peggy Seithers RN, Tobacco Program Specialist at 859-588-8517. Leave a message and your call will be returned.

HCHS Class of 1957. The Harrison County High School Class of 1957 will meet at Biancke's on April 20 at noon.

Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Bookmobile will be available Monday, April 20, Grays Run, from 2-4 p.m.

Planning Commission of Cynthiana, Harrison County, Berry will meet Monday, April 20, 7:30 p.m., at the sheriff’s office. The meetings are open to the public.

TUESDAY, April 21

Story Hour. Tuesday, April 21 from 10-10:30 a.m. for ages 2-5 in the Feix Community Room at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Will be going on a field trip to Cedar Ridge. Make plans to meet at Cedar Ridge in the front lobby. Pre-registration is not needed.

Harrison County Board of Education will meet Tuesday, April 21, 7 p.m., at the Community Education Building. The meetings are open to the public.


Earth Day Tree Give-away. Wednesday, April 22 at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. The library will be giving away trees to the first 100 patrons.


C.H.S. Alumni. The Cynthiana High School Alumni Association will be raffling a UK Print signed by Coach Joe B. Hall and can be seen at A Touch of Charm. Tickets are $5 each or 3 for $10.

Foster Care Volunteers Needed. The Harrison/Pendleton County Citizen Foster Care Review board is seeking volunteers of local foster children. Volunteers are needed to review cases of children placed in foster care.Volunteers are not required to reside in Harrison and Pendleton counties, but must complete a six-hour training session and consent to a criminal record and central registry check. For more information, contact: Tylessa Sparks, Field Coordinator, Northern Kentucky CFCRBs, 859-334-3245.

Legal Aid Volunteers Needed. Legal Aid of the Bluegrass’ Bluegrass State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP), a non-profit organization, is recruiting volunteers to assist with its mission. The Bluegrass SHIP Program will be conducting a volunteer training on May 4. If interested in becoming a volunteer counselor, volunteer recruiter, program marketer or wish to volunteer in other capacities, contact Coordinator Angela Zeek at 1-866-516-3051.

Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Bookmobile will be available Friday, April 24 in Robynwood Heights at 2 p.m.

Story Hour. Friday, April 24 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.

Maysville Expo. The 15th annual Maysville Antique and Craft Expo, sponsored by the Washington Lions Club, will be held Saturday, April 25 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, April 26 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. If anyone is interested in having a booth need to call 606-564-6240 or email: jones@maysvilleky. net for information. Admission is a $2 donation to the Lions Club and parking is free.

Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Bookmobile will be available Monday, April 27 at Community Action Community Center, Harrison County Adult Daycare at 10:30 a.m.; and in Hinton at 3 p.m.

Story Hour: Let's Go Fly A Kite. Tuesday, April 28 from 10-10:30 a.m. for ages 2-5 in the Feix Community Room at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Pre-registration is appreciated.

Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Bookmobile will be available Tuesday, April 28 in Claysville at 10:30 a.m.; and Edgemont, White Oak and Locust at 3 p.m.

Cynthiana City Commission will meet Tuesday, April 28, 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, April 28, 5:30 p.m., meeting room at the Harrison County Sheriff’s building (former KU building). The meetings are open to the public.

Southside Council. Southside Elementary School Site-Based Decision Making Council will meet Tuesday, April 28 at 5:30 p.m. in the school library. The meeting is open to the public.

Gardening Together. Friday, April 30 for ages 4-12. Mother and child garden project. Learn how to transplant flowers and decorate the pot. This program is sponsored by the Harrison County Garden Club and the library, in the Feix Community Room at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Pre-registration is required and appreciated.

Saint Edward Altar Society of Cynthiana, Ky., will hold their third annual Yard Sale May 7, 8, and 9, at the Florence Tobacco Warehouse, Republican Road (Ky 392 and Oddville Pike. Hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday and Friday and from 9 a.m. until noon on Saturday. Some antiques may be available.  For more information on St. Edward Church, go to www.stedwardky.org.

Adult Book Group. The book "My Sister's Kepper" by Jodi Picoult will be the selection for the month of May and is now available at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. The group will meet May 7.

Northside Council. Northside Site Based Council will meet Monday, May 11 at 3:45 p.m. in the Northside library. The public is invited to attend.

United Preschool is accepting applications for students for the fall term of 2009 and Spring 2010. Call Mrs. Ginger or Mrs. Heather at 235-0528 for information.

Pre-K, Kindergarten Registration for the 2009-2110 school year will be held for all elementary schools at the Community Education Center, 308 Webster Ave. on Wednesday, April 29 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and Thursday, April 30 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Children entering kindergarten must be 5 years old on or before Oct. 1, 2009. They are required to have a copy of birth certificate, social security card, a current immunization certificate, a physical and a vision screening exam upon school entrance. Children entering Pre-K for the first time must be 3 years old on or before Oct. 1, 2009, and will need the same information. They will also need a statement of income and a copy of your medical card, if applicable, social security card or number for everyone in the household and a current dental screening. Any questions call 234-7160 (Kindergarten), or 234-2121 (Pre-K).

Yard Sale and Pancake Breakfast. Saturday, May 2 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Berry Lions Club Hall. Cost of the pancake breakfast is $5 per person. Sponsored by the Berry Lions Club. All proceeds to benefit the club’s programs.

 Annual Fish Fry. The annual Berry Lions Club Fish Fry will be held Saturday, May 23 at the Berry Lions Club Hall. Doors open at 6 p.m. Cost is $7 per person. All proceeds benefit Berry Lions Club programs.

Diabetes Support Groups. Wedco District Health Department offers Diabetes Support Groups in Harrison the third Thursday of the month from 3-4 p.m. at Cedar Ridge Health Care Campus; and Scott County on the second Thursday from 3-4 p.m. at the Scoutt County Health Center. For more information call Crissy at 859-298-4899.

Harrison County Food Pantry. The Harrison County Food Pantry is located at 304 Locust St. (former Cynthiana Police Substation). 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.

On Display. A Raggedy Ann display in honor of the festival; and a selection of mandala art created by Lisa Hurst, is featured at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.

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.

Berry Lions Club meets on the first and third Thursday of each month at the Berry Lions Club Hall at 7 p.m. New members always welcome.

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 United Methodist Church (diagonally across from Leono's). For more information call Kerstin at 234-9428.

Clothing Closet. The Harrison County Clothing Closet is in need of adults and childrens coats, all sizes. 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, Head Start, and  Migrant Head Start Programs. For more information call the Community Action Council at 859-234-2121 or visit the center at 216 Old Lair Road, Cynthiana.

Kentucky Department of Veterans’ Affairs. Any veteran needing help will now have to make an appointment for Tuesdays from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. by calling Georgetown at 1-859-824-0940 or 1-800-747-9963, or write: Tricia Miles, 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.

A Veterans Field Representative will be at the Mt. Sterling Courthouse Annex on Mondays and Wednesdays by appointments only. This service is provided free of any charge or fee. Call 859-497-6444 or toll free at 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.

nami. (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Support Group meets the first and third Mondays of each month at Cynthiana Presbyterian Church, 103 N. Main St., from 6:30 until 8 p.m. Call 234-1407 or e-mail namiharrison@yahoo.com for more information.