Community Calendar

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By The Staff


Harrison County Historical Society will meet Thursday, Aug. 19 at 7 p.m. at the Library Annex. The program will be the Historical Show and Tell. Bring an item to show or just come and see what other people bring. The public is always welcome.

FRIDAY, Aug. 20

Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Friday, Aug, 20 at Our Little Miracles at 11 a.m.; Robynwood Heights at 2 p.m.


HCHS Class of 1963. Will hold a dinner at Biancke's on Saturday, Aug. 21 at 5:30 p.m. For reservations call Wanda Vaughn at 859-234-6654 or Kay Whitaker at 234-6690 by Aug. 15.

HCHS Class of 2000. 10 year reunion will be held Aug. 21 from 7 p.m. to midnight at Ramada Conference Center, 2143 N. Broadway, Lexington. Advance tickets - $30 singles, $50 couples; At the door - $35 single, $55 couples. Pay at any Fifth Third Bank or by Paypal at HCHS2000.blogspot.com.

MONDAY, Aug. 23

Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Monday, Aug. 23 at Community Action Childcare Center and Harrison County Adult Center at 10:30 a.m.; on Robinson Road at 2 p.m.; and in Hinton at 3 p.m.

TUESDAY, Aug. 24

Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Tuesday, Aug. 24 at Lebus Childcare Center at 10:30 a.m.; Edgemont at 11 a.m.; and in White Oak at 11:30 a.m.

Storytime. Tuesday, Aug. 24 from 10-10:30 a.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.


Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Wednesday, Aug. 25 in Antioch at 2 p.m.


Cooper Clayton smoking cessation classes will begin Aug. 18. The classes will be held weekly at 5 p.m. at the Harrison County Health Department. This program offers nicotine replacement and 10 weeks of support. You may call 859-588-5981 to register. Call 859-588-8517.

August Prevent-a-Litter Month. Take advantage of the 10 percent spay/neuter discount coupons being offered by Brooks Animal Clinic and Harrison Vet Clinic during the month of August. Stop the needless suffering of companion animals who should never have been born. Coupons are available at: WCYN Radio, Judge Executive's Office, Flora Shropshire Animal Shelter and bulletin boards throughout the county. Sponsored by the Humane Society of Harrison County. Call 234-1222 or 859-312-1267 for more information.

Book Club. The newest book club selection is Funny Cide: How a Horse, a Trainer, a Jockey, and a Bunch of High School Buddies Took on The Sheiks and Bluebloods…and Won by The Funny Cide Team with Sally Jenkins. The book is available for pick-up at the front desk of the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. The men’s group will meet to discuss the book on Thursday, Aug. 26 at 5:30 p.m. The women’s group will be meeting on Thursday, Sept. 2 at 6 p.m.

Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Friday, Aug. 27 at Cynthiana Baptist Daycare at 10:30 a.m.; and at Eastside Laundry at 11 a.m.

Annual Bike Race. The Ninth annual Reverend Ross Park Bike Race will be held Aug. 28 for ages 5 to 12. Entry fee is a non-perishable food item to donate to the local food pantry. Registration is at 9:30 a.m., race begins at 10 a.m. Grand prize will be a bike and helmet to the boy and girl winner. First and second place plaques will be awarded by each age group for both boy and girl. Sponsored by the Reverend Ross Park committee, Harrison County Family Resource Centers, McDonald's and Champions for a Drug-Free Harrison County.

Bluegrass Rape Crisis Center. The BRCC-B-Q will be held Aug. 28 from 6:30-10 p.m. at Good Ol' Days Farm. All you can eat BBQ, silent auction, live music. Adults $40, ages 12-4 $10, children under three eat for free. Visit www.BluegrassRapeCrisis.org to purchase tickets.

Storytime. Tuesday, Aug. 31 from 10-10:30 a.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.

Northside Council. Northside Site Based Council will meet Thursday, Sept. 9 at 3:45 p.m. in the Northside library. The public is invited to attend.

Traditional Pow-Wow. The Cynthiana Elks Lodge will host the first Traditional Pow-Wow Oct. 2 and 3. The event will feature Native American singing and dancing, food, arts and crafts. Admission is $5 adult, $3 children under 12 and senior citizens, and children under six free. Gates open Oct. 2 at 9 a.m., grand entries Saturday are 12 and 5 p.m. and Sunday at 1 p.m. For more information contact Clinton Gould at 859-234-8255.

On Exhibit. Display of blue ribbon winners from the Harrison County Fair and pictures from Kelsey Young's recent trip to Egypt at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.

Community Employment Opportunities (CEO) is a non-profit employment agency that assists persons with disabilities in finding and retaining employment. Located in the Community Service Center at 216 Old Lair Road or can be reached by calling (859) 234-9377 or visit www.ceo-employment.com.

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.

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. For more information call Stephanie Techau, MITI contact for Harrison County at 588-2525 or visit www.momsintouch.org.

Head Start Program. Head Start-Community Action Council, is a comprehensive federally funded child development program for low-income families and children with disabilities. For more information contact the Community Action Council, 859-234-2121 or visit at 216 Old Lair Road, Cynthiana.

Early Head Start. Works with families that are expecting a child or have children under three years. For more information contact Alean Spicer at the Community Action Council at 859-234-2121 or visit the center at 216 Old Lair Road, Cynthiana.

Migrant Head Start Network. A free child care service for children of migrant farm workers. For more information contact Barbara Helton at the Community Action Council at 859-234-2121 or visit the center at 216 Old Lair Road, Cynthiana.

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

Cynthiana Families Anonymous meeting is held every Thursday from 5:30-6:30 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.

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.

Flora Shropshire Animal Shelter. Hours are Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Saturday, 8 a.m. to noon; Closed Sundays.

A Veterans Field Representative is available on the third Tuesday of each month at the County Sheriff's office in Cynthiana from 1-4 p.m. This service is free of charge. For more information or to make an appointment, call 1-800-747-9963.

Harrison County Veterans are eligible for interment in the Kentucky Veterans Cemetery North in Williamstown, Ky. Spouses and other eligible dependents may qualify for interment as well. Kentucky Veterans Cemetery North opened in 2008. For more information contact a local funeral home or visit http://veterans.ky.gov.

Harrison County Soil & Water Conservation District meetings are held at 7:30 p.m. on the second Monday of each month at the office located at 103 Rodgers Park Dr., Cynthiana. Open to the public.

NAMI Support Group. The National Alliance for Mental Illness (NAMI) will begin meeting June 9 at Bluegrass Comprehensive Care (257 Parkland Heights), and will continue meeting every Wednesday at 1 p.m. For more information call 234-1407 or e-mail at namiharrison@yahoo.com.

Harrison County Republican Party meets the first Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. in the conference room at the Harrison County Sheriff's office.

Cub Scouts meet every first and third Tuesday at First United Methodist Church at 6 p.m. If interested call John Denniston at 298-5550 or Opal Traylor at 234-1589.

Harrison County Diabetes Support Group will meet at the Harrison County Senior Citizens Center on the second Wednesday of every month at 10:30 a.m. For more information call Crissy at 859-234-8750 or 859-298-4899.

Library Cookbooks. Pick up a copy of 'Eat Between The Lines'  $10 each. Proceeds will go towards funding programming at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.

Community Action Council is now accepting applications for the Westside Housing Project and down payment assistance if available. For more information contact Lori Furnish at 859-234-2121 or stop by the Community Center at 216 Old Lair Rd., Cynthiana.

Narcotics Anonymous meets every Tuesday and Thursday at the Macedonia Baptist Church on Pearl Street from 7:30-8:30 p.m. All are welcome.

Visit the library’s website at www.cynthianalibrary.org and check out our calendar, services and subscribe to our new online book club.

Clothing Closet has moved to 209 Pike St. and is open Mondays and Wednesdays from noon to 3:30 p.m. In great need of middle school uniforms and large garbage bags.

*** All programs provided by the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library are free unless otherwise noted. All programs except for storytime or unless otherwise noted will take place in the library annex (between Biancke’s and the Shell station). Call 234-4881 with any questions or to register for a program or e-mail Cindy Franklin at cfranklin@cynthianalibrary.org or Kinzie Gregg Gaunce at kgregg@cynthianalibrary.org.