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Community Calendar

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By The Staff

THURSDAY, May 6

Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Thursday, May 6 in Claysville at 10:30 a.m.; Edgemont at 2:30 p.m.; and White Oak from 3-3:30 p.m.

HMH Auxiliary Purse and Accessory Sale by The Bag Ladies on Thursday, May 6 from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the Harrison Memorial Hospital front lobby.Proceeds to benefit the HMH Auxiliary.

MCTC Graduation. The Licking Valley Campus of Maysville Community and Technical College will host its Graduation celebration on Thursday, May 6 at 5:30 p.m. at the Prizing House in Cynthiana. The celebration will honor graduates of the summer and fall 2009 semesters as well as spring 2010 semester. This will be LVC’s largest graduating class to date with 67 students. The Commencement for MCTC will be held Friday, May 7 at the Maysville Campus.

FRIDAY, May 7

Harrison County Homemaker Day Celebration. Friday, May 7 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the courthouse square. (In case of threatening weather, will be held at Cynthiana Presbyterian Church, North Main Street). Green Thumb Fair, demonstrations, Make-it Take-it free craft, door prizes, bake sale, and the CKBC Mobile Unit. Lunch served by the Harrison County Beef Cattle Association.

Homemakers Day. Friday, May 7 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the courthouse lawn. The Library Cookbooks will be on sale for $10 each. Proceeds to to towards funding programs at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.

Blood Drive. Friday, May 7 from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on the KBC Bloodmobile at 100 Main St., Cynthiana. Sponsored by the Harrison County Homemakers.

Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Friday, May 7 at Cynthiana Baptist Day Care at 10 a.m.; and Grand Haven from 3-4 p.m.

Cynthiana Cycling Club. The Cynthiana Cycling Club will be conducting a bicycle building and repair clinic on Friday evening, May 7 at Peter and Kim Newberry's farm to build and repair bicycles for our group bicycle rides on Saturdays and Sundays. If you know of a child in need of a bicycle, have a used bicycle to donate, or if you are interested in helping repair or assemble bicycles, call Peter Newberry at 234-5285.

MCTC/LVC Graduation. The Licking Valley Campus of Maysville Community and Technical College will host its graduation celebration on Thursday, May 6 at 5:30 p.m. at the Prizing House in Cynthiana. The celebration will honor graduates of the summer and fall 2009 semesters as well as spring 2010 semester. This will be LVC’s  largest graduating class to date with 67 students. The commencement for MCTC will be held on Friday, May 7 at the Maysville Campus.

SATURDAY, May 8

Mother’s Day Garden Tea. In the Memory of Mothers, Saturday, May 8 from 1-2:30 p.m. at Hospice of the Bluegrass, Cynthiana. RSVP by May 7 to mmckenzie@hospicebg.org or 859-234-6462.

Letter Carrier Food Drive. The letter carriers will be collecting non-perishable food items on Saturday, May 8 to be donated to the local food pantry. Food items should be placed in a bag and placed by the mailbox and the letter carrier will pick it up.

Cow Pie Bingo and Mutton Bustin'. The Harrison County Youth Livestock Club will host mutton bustin’ and cow pie bingo on Saturday, May 8, at the 4-H Fairgrounds off US 27 S. Mutton bustin’ will begin a 6 p.m., with cow pie bingo taking place later that evening. Gate admission is $5 per person or $15 for a car load. Entry forms for mutton bustin’ participants are still being accepted. To be eligible, the child must be 10 years old or under and can’t weigh over 70 pounds. Cow pie bingo tickets continue to be sold for $10 and can be purchased from any Youth Livestock Club member or at the Harrison County Extension Office. All proceeds from the event go to the Youth Livestock Club.

Deming Cornhole Tournament. Saturday, May 8 at Deming High School gymnasium in Robertson County, Ky. $300 first place prize, $200 second and $100 third. American Cornhole Association rules. Bring your own partner, $30 per team preregistered, or $40 on the day of the event. No pros or semi-pros allowed. A preregistration form can be downloaded from the Robertson County Schools webpage, otherwise registration will be 9-10 a.m. and tournament play will begin at 10 a.m. Concession will be sold throughout the day. Extra games will be played for cash prizes throughout the day. All proceeds will go to the Deming Class of 2012.

Champions Cycling Club. The Champions Cycling Club Weekly Bicycle Ride will be held Saturday afternoon, May 8, at the Shadynook Store, weather permitting. Call for ride time. All teenagers (and younger riders if accompanied by an adult) and adults are invited to ride, both beginners and experienced bicyclists. All riders receive a free highly-visible Cycling Club T-Shirt. If needed, bicycles and helmets will be provided for all wishing to ride, but all riders must contact Peter or Kim Newberry at 234-5285 prior to Friday, May 7 to reserve a bike and/or helmet. If you know of a child in need of a bicycle, contact Peter Newberry.

DAR. Cynthiana Chapter of DAR will meet Saturday, May 8 at noon at Howard's Place on US 27 in Falmouth. The program will be on the Pendleton County history and women who may be interested in joining the DAR.

SUNDAY, May 9

Cynthiana Cycling Club. The Cynthiana Cycling Club Weekly Bicycle Ride will be held on Sunday afternoon, May 9, weather permitting. Call for ride time. All teenagers (and younger riders if accompanied by an adult) and adults are invited to ride, both beginners and experienced bicyclists. All riders receive a free highly-visible Cycling Club T-Shirt. If needed, bicycles and helmets will be provided, but all riders must contact Peter or Kim Newberry at 234-5285 prior to Saturday, May 8 to reserve a bike and/or helmet. If you know of a child in need of a bicycle, contact Peter Newberry.

MONDAY, May 10

Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Monday, May 10 at Community Action Child Care Center and Harrison County Adult Daycare Center from 10:30 a.m. to noon.

Northside Council. Northside Site Based Council will meet Monday, May 10 at 3:45 p.m. in the Northside library. The public is invited to attend.

Champion For A Drug-Free Harrison County will meet Monday, May 10 at 5:30 p.m. at the Harrison County Sheriff's Department. Meetings are held the second Monday of each month.

TUESDAY, May 11

Cynthiana City Commission will meet Tuesday, May 11, 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, May 11, 5:30 p.m., meeting room at the Harrison County Sheriff’s building (former KU building). The meetings are open to the public.

Storytime. Tuesday, May 11 from 10-10:30 a.m. for ages 2-5 at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Pre-registration is not needed.

WEDNESDAY, May 12

Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Wednesday, May 12 at Northside Elementary School from 9:30 a.m. to noon; and Antioch from 2-3 p.m.

Storytime. Wednesday, May 12 from 4:30-5 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Pre-registration is not needed.

Harrison County Fire Tax District will meet Wednesday, May 12 at 6 p.m. at the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office. The meeting is open to the public.

SPECIAL NOTICES

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).

Pre-school Enrollment. Indian Creek Pre-school is accepting enrollment for 2010-2011 school year. Call the director at 234-6681 for more information.

Gardening and Floral Day. With Carrie Taylor Thursday, May 13 from 2-7:30 p.m. at Maysville Community and Technical College. Fee is $18 to enroll in all five session or $5 individual session. Class limit of 13. Pre-registration and pre-payment required by Wednesday, April 28. Sessions: Mixed Planter; Veggies; Herbs, Herbs, Herbs; Pressed Flower Note Card; and Mixed Planter. For more information call 859-234-8626 or email to karey.smith@kctcs.edu.

Book Group. Book selection for the month of May is The Color of Water: A Black Man’s Tribute to His White Mother by James McBride. The book is available for pick-up at the front desk at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Will be meeting Thursday, May 13 at 6 p.m. Refreshments will be served.

Berry City Commission will meet Thursday, May 13 at 7 p.m., at Berry City Hall. The meetings are open to the public.

Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Thursday, May 13 at Toddler Village at 10:30 a.m.; and Terrace Park at 11 a.m.

Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Friday, May 14 at New Beginnings at 10:30 a.m.; Beacon House at 10:45 a.m.; Our Little Miracle at 11 a.m.; and Robynwood Heights from 2-3 p.m.

Pre-Election Fish Fry. The Berry Lions Club will be hosting their “Pre-Election Fish Fry” on Saturday, May 15, 2010 at 5:30 p.m. in the Berry Lions Club Hall, rain or shine. The Club invites all candidates whose names will appear on the May 18 primary ballots for Harrison County to attend and encourages the community to come out and enjoy good food with a chance to meet and greet the candidates. The cost is $8 per person, all you can eat. All proceeds will benefit Berry Lions Club programs. For more information, contact Kim Newberry at (859) 234-5285.

Armed Forces Day Golf Scramble. May 15 at 9 a.m. at the Cynthiana Country Club. Open to the public. Sign up as a two person team or an individual, lunch provided, cost is $45 per person. Registration now through May 14. Contact the Cynthiana Country Club Pro Shop at 234-5364 or Rick Roland at 234-8041. Sponsored by the St. Edward Parents Club with proceeds going to St. Edward School.

Kentucky Herb Festival. Saturday, May 15 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Lakeview Park, Franklin County Fairgrounds, Frankfort. A Herbal sack lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. for $7. Auction of garden and herbal items will be at noon. For more information contact Sue Wash at 502-535-6885 or visit www.kyherb.com.

Blood Drive. May 16 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the parking lot next to the public library. Open to the public. Register for best time by May 9, open until May 15. Contact Rick Boland at 234-8041. Sponsored by the Kentucky Blood Center and St. Edward School. Snacks and drinks provided.

Soccer Jersey Drive. Early Years Orthodontics, Dr. Clark Cash, in conjunction with Soccer For Life - Honduras Youth Soccer Project, is sponsoring a used soccer jersey drive in the Harrison County community. For more information about the program visit, www.satglobal. Early Years Orthodontics will be accepting both boys and girls used soccer jerseys thru May 15. Donations can be made at Early Years Orthodontics, 109 S. Walnut St., 234-5523. Contact Kim Richardson for further details.

Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Monday, May 17 on Grays Run from 2-3 p.m.; and Shady Lawn at 3:30 p.m.

Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Wednesday, May 19 at Southside Elementary School from 9:30 a.m. to noon; and Kids Club from 3:45-4:30 p.m.

Library Cookbook. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library is preparing a cookbook featuring favorite recipes from members of the community. Names will be printed with each recipe submitted. The cookbook will be ready for purchase by May 2010. Any questions, contact Cindy Franklin at 859-234-4881 or cfranklin@cynthianalibrary.org.

Car Cruise-In and Cornhole Tournament. The United Community of Cynthiana and Harrison County will host a car cruise-in and cornhole tournament on Saturday, May 22 in downtown Cynthiana. The cruise-in will be from 3-5 p.m., with the cornhole tournament beginning at 5 p.m. There is no entry fee for the cruise-in. Streetrods, musclecars, classics and antique cars are welcomed. The cornhole tournament entry fee is $10 per person, with a blind draw, double elimination and pay out for first and second place. For early registration, call Lonnie Tolson at (859)221-3169. All proceeds benefit the United Community Fund of Cynthiana and Harrison County.

4-H Camp. The Harrison County 4-H Camp is scheduled for Tuesday-Friday, June 29-July 2 at North Central   4-H Camp in Nicholas County. Call 234-510 or come by the Harrison County Extension Office on New Lair Road to get a camp registration form. The registration deadline is Monday, June 1. Camp openings are filled on a first-come, first-serve basis so get camp applications in as soon as possible.

HCHS Class of 1980. The Harrison County High School Class of 1980 will hold their 30 year class reunion on Friday, Aug. 6, at the Cynthiana Country Club from 7 p.m. til 12 p.m. Cost prior to July 9 is $20 single/$35 Couple.ot mailing invites due to lack of funds. You can mail money to L Aubrey, Class 80, 21 Chelsea Dr., Cynthiana, Ky. 41031 or contact Sheila G. 234-1126 or Lisa A. 234-1109.

On Exhibit. Front foyer at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Display showcasing our local homemakers. Harrison County Homemakers Day will take place Friday, May 7 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the lawn of the old courthouse. Stop by the library’s booth to place your order for our cookbook 'Eat Between The Lines.' Cookbooks will be $10 each. Proceeds from the cookbook will go towards funding programming at the 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, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Saturday, 8 a.m. to noon; Closed Sundays.

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 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) meets the first and third Mondays of each month from 6:30-8 p.m. at Cynthiana Presbyterian Church, 103 N. Main St. 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 Larry Jones at 234-4442 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.