THURSDAY, March 26
2009 Westside Elementary Health Fair. March 26 from 6-8 p.m. Several booths will be available with free hand outs, along with a healthy snack, prizes and giveaways for both children and adults. Register at the door. Do not have to present to win. Students will have a chance to register and win a new bicycle and helmet. For more information call the school at 234-7115.
Free Health Fair. Thursday, March 26 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Harrison Senior Center. The event will be hosted by the Nurses Registry.
FRIDAY, March 27
Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Friday, March 27 in Robynwood Heights at 2 p.m.
Story Hour. Friday, March 27 from 3:30-5 p.m. for ages 2-5 in the Feix Community Room at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Pre-registration is not needed.
Girl Scout Cookie Sale. Harrison County Girl Scouts are now holding their cookie sales through March 27. Anyone interested in purchasing cookies, $3.50 a box, can call Sherri Migneault at 235-0544. Anyone wishing to buy cookies for the troops overseas may do so and the Girl Scouts will take care of getting them sent out. Proceeds to benefit the local Girl Scouts.
SATURDAY, March 28
Spring Fling. March 28 from 8 p.m. to midnight at the Cynthiana Elks Lodge. Singles $8 and $12 for couples. Proceeds to benefit the Class of 2010 Student Nurses.
The Friends of Griffith Woods. Big Tree Planting Event for Saturday, March 28 starting at 10 a.m. at Griffith Woods, US 62 West. Bring shovel, lunch and drinking water. Looking forward to spending the day with everyone reviving the woods.
Grand Illusion Magic Show. Saturday, April 28 at 7 p.m. in the Harrison County High School gym. Sponsored by the Harrison County Humane Society. Proceeds to help with expenses incurred from running the animal shelter. For ticket information call 859-234-8450 or visit grandillusiontickets.com.
SUNDAY, March 29
MONDAY, March 30
TUESDAY, March 31
WEDNESDAY, April 1
Central Kentucky Horse Club will meet April 1 at 7 p.m. at Family Fare Restaurant, 105 S. Walnut St., Cynthiana. Anyone who owns or loves horses, enjoys donkeys and mules, are invited to attend. For information, go to www.ckyhc.com or contact Paulette Klein 859-235-8950; cell 859-588-3394; or e-mail at email@example.com.
Pet Food for Fines during the month of March at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Call 234-4881 for more information.
C.H.S. Alumni. The Cynthiana High School Alumni Association will be raffling a UK Print signed by Coach Joe B. Hall and can be seen at A Touch of Charm. Tickets are $5 each or 3 for $10.
HMH Sales. The Harrison Memorial Auxiliary will be having their Spring Uniform Sale on April 2 from 3-11 p.m. and April 3 from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. They will also have their Spring Bake Sale on April 9 starting at 10 a.m. in the front lobby of the hospital.
Community Easter Egg Hunt and Bake Sale. Saturday, April 4 at 11 a.m. at the Robertson County Health Care Facility. A special visit by the Easter Bunny. Children ages 0-10 may participate. For more information contact Deana Hall or Sandy Callen at 606-724-5020. Everyone welcome.
Champion For A Drug-Free Harrison County Town Hall Meeting IV will be held Tuesday, April 7 at the Cynthiana Christian Church at 7 p.m. Speaker will be Bret Kirkland, KSP First Class, on Narcotics in the Community. Everyone invited. Food will be provided along with door prizes.
Bingo - Cynthiana Elks Bingo will be held Saturday, April 11. Doors open at 5 p.m., with Bingo starting at 6:30 p.m.
Adult Book Group. The book “Where Are You Now?” by Mary Higgins Clark will be the selection for the month of April. The book is now available for pick-up at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. We will be meeting Thursday, April 9 at 6 p.m. Refreshments will be provided.
Blood Drive. Harrison County Ministerial Association will sponsor a blood drive on Friday, April 10 from noon to 7 p.m. on the KBC Bloodmobile located at 202 N. Main St. For more information call 859-276-2534, 800-775-2522, or visit kybloodcenter.org. Photo ID now required of all donors.
Art Show. Courthouse Square Arts Guild and Blue Licks State Resort Park will be hosting their 4th annual Young Artists of Kentucky student art show April 17-19 at Blue Licks State Park. Any middle school or high school student from the surrounding county schools (Harrison, Nicholas, Robertson, Fleming, Mason, St. Patrick, Bourbon, Paris Independent, Bath, Clark, Bracken, or Montgomery) may enter. There is no entry fee and no admission charge. The show will be in the Arlington Room on the main level of the Blue Licks Lodge. Participants from HCMS should bring their entries to Debbie Pulliam. Those from HCHS should bring theirs to Nicolette Mallory no later than Tuesday April 7. Only flat work will be accepted. All entries must be matted or framed. All participants and their families are invited to a reception Friday April 17, from 7-9 p.m.
Wedco’s Stop Smoking Information Class. Wedco District Health Department will be sponsoring a Stop Smoking Information Class Monday, April 20 at Harrison County Health Center community room at 5 p.m. All smokers and family or friends are invited to come. No need to register, just show up on time. Registrations for classes will be taken after the information class. For more information call Peggy Seithers RN, Tobacco Program Specialist at 859-588-8517. Leave a message and your call will be returned.
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.
Pre-K, Kindergarten Registration for the 2009-2110 school year will be held for all elementary schools at the Community Education Center, 308 Webster Ave. on Wednesday, April 29 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and Thursday, April 30 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Children entering kindergarten must be 5 years old on or before Oct. 1, 2009. They are required to have a copy of birth certificate, social security card, a current immunization certificate, a physical and a vision screening exam upon school entrance. Children entering Pre-K for the first time must be 3 years old on or before Oct. 1, 2009, and will need the same information. They will also need a statement of income and a copy of your medical card, if applicable, social security card or number for everyone in the household and a current dental screening. Any questions call 234-7160 (Kindergarten), or 234-2121 (Pre-K).
Diabetes Support Groups. Wedco District Health Department offers Diabetes Support Groups in Harrison, Nicholas, and Scott counties. Join us for a cooking demonstration, the U.S Diabetes Conversation Map, and informative information regarding Diabetes Care. The support groups are held in: Nicholas County the first Monday of the month from 3-4 p.m.; Harrison County the third Thursday of the month from 3-4 p.m.; and Scott County the third Thursday of the month from 3-4 p.m. 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.
On Display. An extensive doll display in honor of Barbie's 50 year at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. The doll first debuted at the New York Toy Fair on March 9, 1959.
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.
Moms in Touch International (praying for children and schools) is an interdemoninational, non-profit organization. To connect with a group for your child’s school (elementary through high school) call Stephanie Techau, MITI contact person for Harrison County at 588-2525 or visit the MITI website at www.momsintouch.org.
Cub Scouts - Meet every first and third Tuesdays from 6-7:15 p.m. at the United Methodist Church (diagonally across from Leono's). For more information call Kerstin at 234-9428.
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 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, Head Start, and Migrant Head Start Programs. For more information call the Community Action Council at 859-234-2121 or visit the center at 216 Old Lair Road, Cynthiana.
Kentucky Department of Veterans’ Affairs. Any veteran needing help will now have to make an appointment for Tuesdays from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. by calling Georgetown at 1-859-824-0940 or 1-800-747-9963, or write: Tricia Miles, 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 Harrison Memorial Hospital.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
A Veterans Field Representative will be at the Mt. Sterling Courthouse Annex on Mondays and Wednesdays by appointments only. This service is provided free of any charge or fee. Call 859-497-6444 or toll free at 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 email@example.com. Every third Friday.
nami. (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Support Group meets the first and third Mondays of each month at Cynthiana Presbyterian Church, 103 N. Main St., from 6:30 until 8 p.m. Call 234-1407 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.