Community Calendar

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By The Staff


Women’s Book Club selection for the month of August is "Follow the River" by James Alexander Thom. The book is available for pick-up at the front desk at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Will meet Thursday, Aug. 5 at 6 p.m. Refreshments will be served.

FRIDAY, Aug. 6

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.

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. Mail money to L Aubrey, Class 80, 21 Chelsea Dr., Cynthiana, Ky. 41031 or contact Sheila G. 234-1126 or Lisa A. 234-1109.

Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Friday, Aug. 6 at Beacon House at 10:30 a.m.; Our Little Miracles at 11 a.m.; and in Robynwood Heights at 2 p.m.

Blood Drive. Friday, Aug. 6 from 2-6 p.m. on the KBC Bloodmobile at Walmart, US 27 S. All donors will be eligible to win a $5,000 travel package-destination of their choice and will receive a $10 Walmart gift card. Donors must be 17-years-old (16 with a signed parental consent), weigh at least 110 lbs. and be in general good health.

SUNDAY, Aug. 8

Champions Cycling Club. The Champions Cycling Club Weekly Bicycle Ride is held every Sunday at 4 p.m. at a location to be determined, weather permitting. Call for ride time and location. All teenagers (and younger riders if accompanied by an adult) and adults are invited, both beginners and experienced bicyclists are encouraged to join this group ride. 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 Newberry at 234-5285 by Friday evening to reserve a bike and/or helmet. If anyone knows of a child in need of a bicycle, contact Newberry.

MONDAY, Aug. 9

Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Monday, Aug. 9 at Community Action Childcare Center/Harrison County Adult Center at 10:30 a.m.; Robinson Road at 2 p.m.; and Hinton Road at 3 p.m.

Champion For A Drug-Free Harrison County will meet Monday, Aug. 9 at 5:30 p.m. at the Harrison County Sheriff's Department. Meetings are held the second Monday of each month.

TUESDAY, Aug. 10

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

Story Hour. Tuesday, Aug. 10 at 10 a.m. and at 4:30 p.m. for ages 2-5 at the Feix Community Room at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Pre-registration is not needed.

Harrison County Board of Adjustment will meet Tuesday, Aug. 10 at 7 p.m. in the Planning Commission Office at the Harrison County Courthouse, South Main Street. Meetings are open to the public.


Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Wednesday, Aug. 11 in Antioch at 2 p.m.

Library Closed. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library will be closed Wednesday, Aug. 11 and Thursday, Aug. 12 for software installation. Will reopen Aug. 13 at 9 a.m.


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.

Northside Council. The Northside Site Based Council willl meet Thursday, Aug. 12 at 3:45 p.m. in the Northside library. The public is invited to attend.

Yard Sale and Bake Sale will be held Aug. 13 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Cedar Ridge Health Campus. All proceeds go to the Alzheimer's Association.

Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Friday, Aug. 13 at Cynthiana Baptist Daycare at 10:30 a.m.; Grand Haven at 3 p.m.

Homemaker Daytrip. Metamora, Ind. on Friday, Sept. 17. Deadline to register is Aug. 17. Cost is $40. Contact Jama Rose at 859-234-3726 or 234-4514.

HCHS Class of 2000. 10 year reunion will be held Aug. 21 from 7 p.m. to midnight at Ramada Conference Center, 2143 N. Broadway, Lexington. Advance tickets - $30 singles, $50 couples; At the door - $35 single, $55 couples. Pay at any Fifth Third Bank or by Paypal at HCHS2000.blogspot.com

On Exhibit. Display of blue ribbon winners from the Harrison County Fair and pictures from Kelsey Young's recent trip to Egypt at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.

Cooper Clayton smoking cessation classes will begin Aug. 18. The classes will be held weekly at 5 p.m. at the Harrison County Health Department. This program offers nicotine replacement and 10 weeks of support. You may call 859-588-5981 to register. Call 859-588-8517.

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.

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) 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.

Vendors Needed -- The Harrison County Fair will be having a Vendors Square at the fair July 8 -17. Average space will be 10 x 10. Detailed information may be found at www.harrisoncountyfair.webs.com or call 859-234-5510.

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

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.

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.