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Community Calendar

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By The Staff

THURSDAY, Oct. 9

 

Adult Book Group. The group will meet to discuss the book, "The Time Traveler’s Wife" by Audrey Niffenrgger, on Thursday, Oct. 9 at 6 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Refreshments will be provided.

 

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

 

Community Caregivers’ Support Group at Cedar Ridge Health Campus, 1217 US 62 E, Cynthiana, 234-2702, on Oct. 9 at 6 p.m. Facilitated by Mary McKenzie, ACSW, of Hospice of the Bluegrass. Open to Cedar Ridge families and the entire community. The next meeting will be Dec. 11.

 

FRIDAY, Oct. 10

 

Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Friday, Oct. 10 at Grand Haven at 3 p.m.

 

Story Hour. Friday, Oct, 10 for ages 2-5 from 4:30-5 p.m. in the Feix Community Room at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Pre-registration is not needed.

 

Blood Drive. Friday, Oct. 10 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Vo-Tech Building at 320 Webster Ave., Cynthiana, (across from the high school). Donors must be 17 years of age (16 with parental consent). Donors are encouraged to schedule an appointment by calling 1-800-775-2522.

 

Charity Bake Sale. Oakwood Baptist Women will hold a charity bake sale Friday, Oct. 10 from 9 a.m. to ? at Wal-Mart. All proceeds to help 21-month-old Kenzie Alas with eye surgery.

 

SATURDAY, Oct. 11

 

3M Club Halloween Party. Oct. 11 from 5-7:30 p.m. at the Boy Scout Camp. Costume contest, magic performed by Tyler Lewis and Kyle Burdine, pumpkin painting, food and refreshments. The event is open to all 3M Club members, 3M retirees, and their guest(s). For more information call the 3M Club Event Line at 859-234-5671 ext. 1249.

 

SUNDAY, Oct. 12

 

Llama Trek at Blue Licks Park. The Kentucky Llama and Alpaca Association invites the public for a llama trek on Sunday, Oct. 12 at Blue Licks Battlefield State Resort Park. The association will meet for lunch at noon and will hike a short trail at 1 p.m. For additional information about llamas or the upcoming event, call Donna Keith at 859-234-2598.

 

MONDAY, Oct. 13

 

Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Monday, Oct. 13 at Community Action and Harrison County Adult Day Care at 10:30 a.m.; and in Hinton at 3 p.m.

 

Champions for a Drug Free Harrison County will meet Monday, Oct. 13 at 5:30 p.m. at the Harrison County Sheriff's Office. For more information call Alex Barnett at 234-7130 or Karen Adams at 234-0026.

 

TUESDAY, Oct. 14

 

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

 

Story Hour. Tuesday, Oct. 14 for ages 2-5 from 10-10:30 a.m. in the Feix Community Room at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Pre-registration is not needed.

 

Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Tuesday, Oct. 14 at Edgemont at 11 a.m.; and White Oak/Locust from 3:15-4:30 p.m.

 

Cynthiana Board of Adjustment will meet Tuesday, Oct. 14 at 6 p.m. in the Planning Commission Office at the Harrison County Courthouse, South Main Street. The meetings are open to the public.

 

Harrison County Board of Adjustment will not meet this month due to no items on the agenda.

 

SPECIAL NOTICES

 

Girl Scout Trick or Treat Service Project. The Girl Scout Trick or Treat Service Project will be held throughout the month of October. Local Girl Scouts will be trick or treating for non-perishable food donations for the Cynthiana Food Pantry. Please help support the local Food Pantry. If interested in joining the Girl Scouts, call 234-5829.

 

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.

 

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.

 

Historical Society. The Harrison County Historical Society will meet Thursday, Oct. 16 at 7 p.m. in the Feix Community Room at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Lester Horwitz, Pulitizer Prize nominee for his book "The Longest Raid of the Civil War: The Rain of General John Hunt Morgan," will be speaking. The program is co-sponsored by the Harrison County Historical Society.

 

Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Friday, Oct. 17 in Robynwood Heights at 11 a.m.

 

Story Hour. Friday, Oct, 17 for ages 2-5 from 4:30-5 p.m. in the Feix Community Room at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Pre-registration is not needed.

 

Concert-Chili Supper-Bake Sale. Featuring the Bluegrass Gospel Band, Soldiers of Christ in support of Hopeful Farm Foundation, Friday, Oct. 17 from 6-9 p.m. at 329 Pleasant St., Paris, Ky. (street behind Paris Courthouse). Or visit the website at: http://hopefulfarmfoundation.org.

 

Class of 1957. The Harrison County High School Class of 1957 will meet at Biancke's at noon on Oct. 20, 2008.

 

Planning Commission of Cynthiana, Harrison County, Berry will meet Monday, Oct. 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, Oct. 20 on Grays Run and in Leesburg from 2-4 p.m.

 

Throwing it Up in the Air: Juggling 101. Monday, Oct. 20 from 4:30-5:30 p.m. for Grades 6-9 in the Feix Community Room at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Learn how to juggle and how to make juggling balls. Pre-register is required.

 

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

 

Rooster Booster Pig Roast. Tuesday, Oct. 21 from 5-8 p.m. at the Harrison County Fairgrounds, US 27 S., hosted by the Harrison County Democratic Woman’s Club. Everyone is invited for free food and to meet the candidates. Guest speakers will be Julian Carroll-former governor, Tom McKee, and Greg Stumbo. Judge Executive Alex Barnett is in charge of roasting the pig.

 

Story Hour. Tuesday, Oct. 21 for ages 2-5 from 10-10:30 a.m. in the Feix Community Room at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Pre-registration is not needed.

 

Beyond the Birds and the Bees. Talking with children about relationships, values, and the facts of life, Oct. 23 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Harrison County Community Education Center, 308 Webster Ave. Presented by Betsy Neale, Ph.D, bneale@insightbb.com. For reservations contact Judy Feeback, R.N., Harrison County District School Nurse, 859-234-8106.

 

Paying for College 101. Thursday, Oct. 23 6 p.m. with Geri Johnson of KHEAA (Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority) for parents of students starting in college, teens looking for a way to pay for college, and adults planning on returning to school in the Feix Community Room at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.

 

Haunted History Walk, Story Sharing. The Friends of Griffith Woods will host a Haunted History Walk and Story Sharing event.  Anyone having stories related to the Griffith Family and or the farm are invited to come share their memories, myths and musings. The event is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 25 from 1-3 p.m. The Friends of Griffith Woods are hoping to have a few different documentarians present to record these oral histories of the Woods and the Griffiths. Everyone is welcome to come.

 

Haunted Garage. Hack Shack Haunted Garage, 527 S. Elmarch Ave. A free haunted garage with lots of candy on Halloween night for kids and adults. Enter at own risk: Friday, Oct. 31 from 6-10:30 p.m.; Saturday, Nov. 1 from 7-10:30 p.m.

 

4-H Enrollment Cards are due in the school principal’s office or the Extension Office, 668 New Lair Rd. by Monday, Nov. 3. These must be turned in as soon as possible so that mailing lists for 4-H projects and activities may be completed. Some activities are already starting. Extra forms are available at the school or at the Extension Center. Any questions call 234-5510.

 

On Display at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. A Halloween display "The Spooky, the funny, and the just plain weird.

 

Cub Scouts - Meet every first and third Tuesdays from 6-7:15 p.m. at the Cynthiana Presbyterian Church. For more information call Kerstin at 234-9428 or Tim at 234-0850.

 

Harrison County Ag New York Trip. The Harrison County Ag Council is planning a trip to New York Oct. 20-25. There are a few spaces left and will need the full payment of $899 per person as soon as possible. Final details must be made immediately. For further information contact the Extension Office at 234-5510.

 

Lose for Good Program. Weight Watchers is launching its Lose for Good program, a global campaign aimed at balancing out the issues of chronic hunger and malnutrition. The campaign will donate the cost of one pound of food - up to $1 million – for every pound lost by Weight Watchers members from Sept. 7-Oct. 18. To localize this effort, a Cynthiana-based Weight Watchers center is holding its own food drives for local food banks.

 

Teen Book Group selection "The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants" by Ann Brashares, is now available for pick-up at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. The group will meet to discuss the book on Oct. 22 at 3:30 p.m. Pizza and soft drinks will be provided.

 

Clothing Closet. The Harrison County Clothing Closet is in need of adults and childrens underwear. Money donations are also accepted. The October Winter Clothing and Coat Drive will be set up at Wal-Mart. Pick up can be arranged by calling 234-1967. 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 Program. For more information contact Alean Spicer at Community Action Council at 859-234-2121 or visit the center at 216 Old Lair Road, Cynthiana.

 

Community Action Council's Head Start Program. A federally funded child development program for low-income families and children with disabilities. Child must be three to four years old by Oct. 1, 2008 to be eligible. For information contact Community Action Council at 859-234-2121 or visit the center at 216 Old Lair Rd., Cynthiana.

 

Community Action Council's Migrant Head Start Migrant Head Start is a free child care service. For more information contact Barbara Helton at Community Action Council at 859-234-2121 or visit the center at 216 Old Lair Rd., Cynthiana.

 

Kentucky Department of Veterans’ Affairs. The representative will no longer be coming to Cynthiana to assist veterans. Anyone needing help will now have to make an appointment for Mondays or Tuesdays by calling Georgetown at 1-502-863-6144, 1-866-245-8625, FAX- 1-502-863-6290, or write: Tony Stinnett, 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 HMH. For more information call 234-1187.

 

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.

 

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.

 

True Classics Car Club will be holding a cruise in on the first Saturday of each month through October, from 6 p.m-dusk in downtown Cynthiana around the courthouse lawn. Activities include 50/50 ticket sales, cake walks, hula hoop contests for kids, and food is available, and music from the 50’s and 60’s. Door prizes will be given and the first 30 registered receives a dash plaque. Free to all.