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By The Staff

FRIDAY, Dec. 18

Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Friday, Dec. 18 in Robynwood Heights from 2-3 p.m.

The Story of Christmas. The Berry Lions Club invites the public to attend “The Story of Christmas” on Friday, Dec. 18, from 6 p.m.– 8 p.m. at the Berry Lions Club Hall. The event is free and open to the public. Kids, meet Santa and receive treat bags and gifts. Enjoy hot chocolate and cookies, story time, caroling, and watching the movie “The Polar Express.”

SATURDAY, Dec. 19

Cynthiana Cycling Club. The Cynthiana Cycling Club Weekly Bicycle Ride this week will not take place, instead we will be conducting our Annual Christmas Bicycle Clinic Building and Assembling Bicycles to give as Christmas gifts to needy and underprivileged children in our community. If interested in learning more about bicycles and helping assemble these gifts or for directions, contact Peter or Kim Newberry at 234-5285 prior to Saturday, Dec. 19. We will be putting the bikes together in the Newberry’s barn on Saturday, Dec. 19, beginning at noon. Hot chocolate, refreshments and popcorn will be provided.

MONDAY, Dec. 21

Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Monday, Dec. 21 at Shady Lawn, All Season, and Grays Run from 2-4 p.m.

TUESDAY, Dec. 22

Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Tuesday, Dec. 22 at Edgemont at 2:30 p.m. White Oak from 3-4 p.m.; and Lucust from 4:10-4:30 p.m.

Preschool Storytime. Tuesday, Dec. 22 from 10-10:30 a.m. for ages 3-5 in the Feix Community Room at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.

Cynthiana City Commission will meet Tuesday, Dec. 22, 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, Dec. 22, 5:30 p.m., meeting room at the Harrison County Sheriff’s building (former KU building). The meetings are open to the public.

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 23

Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Wednesday, Dec. 23 in Cedar Brook from 3-3:45 p.m.

Library Closings. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library will be closing at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 23 and will reopen on Monday, Dec. 28 at 9 a.m. in observance of the Christmas holiday.

SPECIAL NOTICES

\Christmas for the Troops. The Soldier Support Group is asking for donations to assist with a Christmas celebration for the soldiers and their families of 149th Vert EN Co (Cynthiana National Guard Armory) to be held in early December. Donations can be sent to: Soldier Support Group, c/o Harrison Deposit Bank, 141 E. Pike St., Cynthiana, KY 41031. Any questions contact Paul Colson at 859-234-8226 or Michele Fulton at 859-234-8615.

Library Cookbook. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library is preparing a cookbook featuring favorite recipes from members of the community. The library staff is asking for recipes to be included in our memorable collection. Names will be printed with each recipe submitted. Submissions must be typed, printed (no cursive) or sent by e-mail to cfranklin@cynthianalibrary.org. Copies of the submission form can be picked up at the library. Please follow the instructions on the recipe submission sheet. Attachments will need to be in Microsoft Word Document format or a text file with the subject title cookbook. Recipes will be accepted from now until Jan. 13. The cookbook will be ready for purchase by April 2010. Any questions, contact Cindy Franklin at 859-234-4881 or cfranklin@cynthianalibrary.org.

Health Dept. Closings. The Health Department will be closed on Dec. 24 and 25 for Christmas. Also, Dec. 31 and Jan. 1 for New Years.

Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Monday, Dec. 28 at Community Action Child Care Center and Harrison County Adult Daycare Center from 10:30 a.m. to noon.

Preschool Storytime. Tuesday, Dec. 29 from 10-10:30 a.m. for ages 3-5 in the Feix Community Room at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.

Storytime. Wednesday, Dec. 30 from 4:30-5 p.m. for ages birth to 5 in the Feix Community Room at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.