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Community Calendar

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By The Staff

THURSDAY, Nov. 12

Berry City Commission will meet Thursday, Nov. 12 at 7 p.m., at Berry City Hall. The meetings are open to the public.

Adult Book Group. Thursday, Nov. 12 at 6 p.m. in the Feix Community Room at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. The book for discussion will be 'Loving Frank' by Nancy Horan, about the affair between architect Frank Lloyd Wright and Martha Cheney.  Refreshments will be served.

FRIDAY, Nov. 13

Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Friday, Nov. 13 at Eastside Laundry/Grand Haven from 3-4 p.m.

SATURDAY, Nov. 14

Telephone Operators Reunion. The former telephone operators reunion will be held Nov. 14 at 1 p.m. at Biancke's. Everyone should bring a small gift. For more information call 234-9441.

Cynthiana DAR will meet Saturday, Nov. 14 at 2 p.m. at Cedar Ridge Health Care. The program will be on National Defense.

Champions Cycling Club. Due to safety concerns, the Champions Cycling Club rides ended for the season on Oct. 31 and will resume again in April. However, the weekly group rides will continue and anyone wishing to join or continue in the weekly group bicycle rides should contact Peter or Kim Newberry at 234-5285 for more information. Additional information about the rides, including photographs from the weekly bike rides, can be found on the Cycling Club's website at www.championscyclingclub.com.

H1N1 Vaccine Clinic. The WEDCO District Health Department will host an H1N1 vaccination clinic Saturday, Nov. 14 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the health departments in Harrison, Scott and Nicholas counties. The shot will only be administered to those individuals in the high risk target groups (emergency workers, pregnant women, healthcare workers, caretakers serving children 6 months and under and children with chronic medical conditions or a weakened immune system) until the supply runs out. For questions, call the health department at 234-8750.

SUNDAY, Nov. 15

T.A.B.s (Teen Advisory Board). On Sunday, Nov. 15, T.A.B.s will meet at 1 p.m. in the Feix Community Room at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. This group is open to 6th through 12th grades. Snacks will be served.

Annual Holiday Program. ‘Hope for the Holidays,’ hosted by Woodhead Funeral Homes and Woodhead Memorials, on Sunday, Nov. 15 at 2 p.m. at the Pendleton County Cooperative Extension Center, 45 David Pribble Dr., Falmouth. This program is free and open to the public. Reservations are appreciated but not required. For more information call Woodhead Funeral Home at 859-654-3306 or 859-234-5232.

MONDAY, Nov. 16

Northside Council. The Northside Elementary Site Based Council has been postponed until Monday, Nov. 16 at 3:45 p.m. in the school library.The public is invited to attend.

Planning Commission. There will be no meeting this month due to no items on the agenda.

Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Monday, Nov. 16 at Shady Lawn at 10:30 a.m.; and Grays Run from 2-4 p.m.

Holiday Foods Workshop. Harrison County Extension Homemakers will host their annual Holiday Foods Workshop "In the Mood for Food" on Nov. 16 with dinner being served at 6:30 p.m. by 4-Her's. Tickets may be purchased at the Harrison County Extension Office for $10 per person by Nov. 9. Recipe booklet and door prizes will be given.

TUESDAY, Nov. 17

Harrison County Board of Education will meet Tuesday, Nov. 17, 7 p.m., at the Community Education Building. The meetings are open to the public.

Storytime. Tuesday, Nov. 17 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 not needed.

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 18

Storytime. Wednesday, Nov. 18 from 4:30-5 p.m. for ages birth to 5 in the Feix Community Room at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Pre-registration is not needed.

Santa’s Little Helpers Workshop. Saturday, Dec. 5 at 9 a.m. in the Southside Elementary School cafeteria. Cost is $30 per kit. Parents and children are invited to a morning of Christmas fun. Children will also enjoy a Christmas story and a snack. Space is limited. Contact Stacie Eckler at 859-588-2450 or stacieseckler@hotmail.com as soon as possible. Deadline to register is Nov. 18.

SPECIAL NOTICES

Toys for Fines. November is toys for fines month at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Bring in any toy and get $3 off fine. Toys will be donated to the Community Christmas Project.

LIHEAP Energy Assistance Program. Community Action Council's Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is available to help Central Kentucky residents keep their heat on. The amount is based on income, household size, fuel type, and geographic location. Stop by the office at 217 Old Lair Rd., Cynthiana, or call 859-234-2121 Monday-Friday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., now through Dec. 11.

Coat and Toy Drive. Sponsored by Cash Express. Accepting new and used coats, shoes, non perishable food items and toys through Dec. 15. Many drop off locations around Cynthiana.

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 Historical Society will meet Thursday, Nov. 19 at 7 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. The speaker will be Angela Travers of Buffalo Trace Distillery who will present a program about the history of whiskey and distilleries in Kentucky. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend.

History of Whiskey, Bourbon and the Buffalo Trace Distillery in Kentucky. Thursday, Nov. 19 at 7 p.m. in the Feix Community Room of the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Presented by Angela Travers of Buffalo Trace Distillery, and sponsored by the Harrison County Historical Society and the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.

Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Friday, Nov. 20 in Robynwood Heights from 2-3 p.m.

Extension Board Meeting. The Harrison County Extension District Board will meet Nov. 23 at 7 p.m. at the Extension Office.

Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Monday, Nov. 23 at the Community Action Childcare Center and Harrison County Adult Daycare from 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Create Your Own. Monday, Nov. 23 at 5 p.m. for grades 6-12 in the Feix Community Room of the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Make a notebook from scratch or from recycling the cover from a book of choice. Bring photos, magazine cut outs, drawings, ticket stubs, or anything else for the cover.

Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Tuesday, Nov. 24 at Edgemont at 2:30 p.m.; White Oak from 3-4 p.m.; and Locust from 4:10-4:30 p.m.

Storytime. Tuesday, Nov. 24 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 not needed.

Library Closing Dates. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library will close at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 25 and reopen on Saturday, Nov. 28 at 9 a.m. in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.

Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Wednesday, Nov. 25 at Eastside Laundry at 1:30 p.m.; and Cedarbrook from 3-3:45 p.m.

The Harrison County Health Center (HCHC) will be closed Nov 11 for Veteran’s Day, and the 26th and 27th for Thanksgiving.

Democratic Woman's Club of Harrison County is now accepting 2010 scholarship applications and may be picked up at the Harrison County High School from Mrs. Judy-counselor or Jennifer Smith-teacher, or by contacting any member of the Democratic Woman's Club. Applications must be turned in by Jan. 8, 2010.

American Dairy Association of Kentucky. A District meeting to elect board members will be held Nov. 30 at Blue Licks State Park, Carlisle, Ky. at 7:30 p.m. There will be a short promotion report, lunch or dinner, and door prizes. Producers are urged to contact their local director or call the ADA of Kentucky office at 1-800-928-6455.

GONE (Get Out Now & Exercise). A free exercise program now being offered to the community weekdays from 10 a.m. to noon and 4-6 p.m. at Flat Run Veterans Park, Oddville Avenue, near the entrance.

Hemochromotosis Support Group. Anyone interested should call 859-298-2120 for more information.

Community and 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.

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.

Foster Care Volunteers Needed. The Harrison/Pendleton County Citizen Foster Care Review board is seeking volunteers of local foster children. Volunteers are required to 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.

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.

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.

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 St., (behind the child support office), and is open Mondays and Wednesdays from noon to 3:30 p.m.

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.

Narcotics Anonymous meets every Tuesday at 8 at the Cynthiana Christian Church.

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.

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. Every third Friday.

Flora Shropshire Animal Shelter. Hours are Monday-Friday, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Saturday, 8 a.m. to noon; Closed Sundays. Supervisor of Animal Control is Harold Poe, assistant is David Debruler.

United Community Fall Fund Drive (Cynthiana and Harrison County). A local non-profit volunteer organization, operating independently of The United Way. For more information or to make a donation: United Community Fund of Cynthiana and Harrison County, P.O. Box 194, Cynthiana, KY 41031, 859-234-7160, or visit www.unitedcommunityfund.org.

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