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By The Staff

THURSDAY, Sept. 9

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.

Shrinky-Dink Throwback: Thursday, Sept. 9 starting at 5:30 p.m. for ages 5 to 18. Come to the public library to design and color your masterpiece. Create rings, necklaces or decorations for your backpack.

Cynthiana Board of Adjustment will meet Thursday, Sept. 9 at 6 p.m. in the Planning Commission Office at the Harrison County Courthouse, South Main Street. The meetings are open to the public.

Berry City Commission will meet Thursday, Sept. 9 at 7 p.m., at Berry City Hall. The meetings are open to the public.

MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) will hold their first meeting of the school year on Thursday, Sept. 9 from 9-11:45 a.m. at Indian Creek Church. Come and join other moms for food, fun and fellowship. For more information call Cassie at 859-954-0571.

FRIDAY, Sept. 10

Cynthiana Cycling Club. The Cynthiana Cycling Club conducts a bicycle building and repair clinic every Friday evening at Peter and Kim Newberry's farm, to build and repair bicycles for the group bicycle rides on Saturdays and Sundays aimed at providing the youth of our community a recreational activity as an alternative to drug and substance abuse, to encourage family participation in group bicycle rides and improve the quality of life in the community. If anyone knows of a child in need of a bicycle, have a used bicycle to donate, or if interested in helping repair or assemble bicycles call Peter Newberry at 234-5285.

SATURDAY, Sept. 11

Little Feet, Big Feet. Sept. 11 at 9:30 a.m. T-shirts guaranteed to the first 200 children and 200 adults. Cost will be $5 to register for the one-mile event.Registration forms available at Harrison Memorial Hospital and Harrison County School System.

Cynthiana Cycling Club. The Cynthiana Cycling Club Weekly Bicycle Ride will be held Saturday afternoon, weather permitting (above 40 degrees and dry roads). Call for ride time and location.  All teenagers (and younger riders if accompanied by an adult) and adults are invited to ride, both beginners and experienced bicyclists are encouraged to join us for this fun group ride aimed at providing the youth of our community a recreational activity as an alternative to drug and substance abuse, to encourage family participation in group bicycle rides and improve the quality of life in our community. 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 Newberry at 234-5285 by Friday evening to reserve a bike and/ or helmet. If you know of a child in need of a bicycle, please contact Peter Newberry.

MONDAY, Sept. 13

Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Monday, Sept. 13 at the Community Action Childcare Center and Harrison County Adult Center from 10:30 a.m.-noon; and in  Hinton from 3-4 p.m.

TUESDAY, Sept. 14

Blue Hydrangea Tea. Sept. 14 from 5-7 p.m. Ovarian Cancer Awareness at the Harrison County Health Department. Free gift to the first 50 people who attend.Refreshments and giveaways, and Silent Auction to raise funds for Ovarian Research.

Bailey Bunch will meet Tuesday, Sept. 14 at 11 a.m. at Family Fare.

Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Tuesday, Sept. 14 at Lebus Childcare Center at 10:30 a.m.; Edgemont at 11 a.m.; and White Oak Subdivision at 11:30 a.m.

Storytime. Tuesday, Sept. 14 from 10-10:30 a.m. for ages 2 to 5 at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.

Cynthiana City Commission will meet Tuesday, Sept. 14, 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, Sept. 14, 5:30 p.m., meeting room at the Harrison County Sheriff’s building (former KU building). The meetings are open to the public.

Harrison County Board of Adjustment will meet Tuesday, Sept. 14 at 7 p.m. in the Planning Commission Office at the Harrison County Courthouse, South Main Street. The meetings are open to the public.

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 15

Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Wednesday, Sept. 15 at Southside Elementary School from 9:30 a.m.-noon; and at Kids Club from 3:30-4:30 p.m.

Storytime. Wednesday, Sept. 15 from 4:30-5 p.m. for ages birth to 5 years at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.

SPECIAL NOTICES

concert Ticket Give-Away. Dr. Clark Cash of Early Years Orthodontics will be giving away two Justin Bieber “My World” concert tickets for the Wednesday, Nov. 10 event at the Yum Center in Louisville. Visit www.smileearly.com to submit your contest entry.

Food for Fines. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library will be accepting food for fines during the month of September. Contact the library at 234-4881 for further details.

Want a big Horse, But Have A Small Farm, It Can Be Done. Thursday, Sept. 16 at 5:30 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Hosted by local horse expert Jeanne Sparks. Learn How to Manage Everything From The Horse To The Manure On A Small Farm.

Harrison County Historical Society will meet Thursday, Sept. 16 at 7 p.m. at Wayne and Phyllis Stafford's log cabin. They will give a tour of the recently enlarged cabin which is located behind their home at 1432 Dutch Chapel Rd. Directions to the cabin are: travel KY Hwy 36 W about six miles to Breckinridge and turn right on Dutch Chapel Road. Proceed approximately 1.5 miles to the gravel drive on the right. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Friday, Sept. 17 at Cynthiana Baptist Daycare at 10:30 a.m.; Eastside Laundry at 3 p.m.; and Grand Haven from 3:20 p.m.-4 p.m.

Blood Drive. Friday, Sept. 17 from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the first floor conference room at Harrison Memorial Hospital. Those wanting to donate blood can call 1-800-775-2522 or visit www.kybloodcenter.org for blood drive and donor center details.

Simon Kenton Festival. Saturday, Sept. 18 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 19 from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. at Washington, Ky. Admission is free - 10 x 20 vender spaces. For more information contact Suzie Pratt, Assistant Tourism Director, 606-564-9419.

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

Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Monday, Sept. 20 at Parkside Manor at 2 p.m.; Leesburg at 2:45 p.m.; and Grays Run at 3:30 p.m.

Storytime. Tuesday, Sept. 21 from 10-10:30 a.m. for ages 2-5 years at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.

Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Tuesday, Sept. 21 at Toddler Village at 10:30 a.m.; Terrace Park at 11:15 p.m.; and Cedar Ridge at noon.

Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Wednesday, Sept. 22 at Westside Elementary School from 9:30 a.m.-noon.

Storytime. Wednesday, Sept. 22 from 4:30-5 p.m. for ages birth to 5 years at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.

Men’s Book Club. The newest book club selection for men is Manhunt: The 12 Day Chase for Lincoln’s Killer by James L. Swanson. The book is available for pick-up at the front desk of the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. The group will meet to discuss the book on Thursday, Sept. 23 at 5:30 p.m.

Harrison County Board of Education will meet Tuesday, Sept. 28, 7 p.m., at the Community Education Building. The meetings are open to the public.

HMH Women’s Imaging Center. Open House, front lobby of the Harrison Memorial Hospital, Sept. 30 from 4-7 p.m. Registration at former ER entrance. Tours of the new Women’s Imaging Center.Bone Density and Stroke risk screenings available.Refreshments, giveaways and door prizes.

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.

Second Sunday Event. Oct. 10 from 2-4 p.m. at Flat Run Veteran’s Park. Free t-shirt to the first 150 participants. Statewide program to encourage family activities involving exercise.

Toddler Village Book Fair. Oct. 13-14 in the Harrison Memorial Hospital Conference rooms.

Harrison County Diabetes Cooking School. Oct. 21 from 5-7 p.m. at the Harrison County Extension Office. Call 859-234-5510 to register.

Harrison County Diabetes Seminar. Nov. 2 at 5:30 p.m. at the Harrison County Extension Office. Free Dinner, door prizes and giveaways. To register call 859-298-4899. 

Free Diabetic Eye Exams. Nov. 11 at the Cynthiana Vision Center. Call 859-234-1424 to make an appointment.

Healthy Informed Men Seminar. Nov. 18 from 8:30-10 a.m. at the Harrison County Extension Office. Free breakfast. Registration begins at 8 a.m.      

HMH Auxiliary Holiday Bake Sale and Craft Auction. Nov. 19 in the Harrison Memorial Hospital Front Lobby.

On Exhibit. Display of equestrian items from local equestrian Paulette Klein at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.. She will be competing in the upcoming All-Tech games.

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.