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Community Calendar

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By The Staff

THURSDAY, July 15

Prize Book Store. Will be open Thursday, July 15 from 2 to 6 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.

Free Glucose Readings. Deaconeff Home Care of Lexington, Ky. will offer free glucose readings at Cedar Ridge on Thursday, July 15 from 10-11 a.m. Anyone is invited to attend. For questions, call (859) 977-8000.

Northside Site Based Council. Northside Site Based Council will hold a special meeting Thursday, July 15 at 3 p.m. in the Northside library. The public is invited to attend.

The Steamboat’s a Comin. Thursday, July 15 at 7 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library by Kevin Stonerock. A grand adventure of story, song and first person living history about life on the Ohio River. Appropriate for all ages, but especially suited to adult audiences. This is a joint program with the Harrison County Historical Society.

FRIDAY, July 16

Teen Program: Recycled Crafts. Friday, July 16 at 12:30 p.m. for patrons in grades 6th through 12th at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.

MONDAY, July 19

Planning Commission of Cynthiana, Harrison County, Berry will meet Monday, July 19, 7:30 p.m., at the sheriff’s office. The meetings are open to the public.

TUESDAY, July 20

Storytime. Tuesday, July 20 for ages 2-5 at 10 a.m. and Lap-Sit for ages birth to 2 at 11 a.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.

Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Tuesday, July 20 at Toddler Village at 10:30 a.m.; Terrace Park at 11 a.m.; and Cedar Ridge at 2 p.m.

WEDNESDAY, July 21

Captain Abdul’s Pirate School.  For grades K through 3 at 10 a.m. and for grades 4 through 5 at 2 p.m. Story and craft program. Will be reading pirate stories, creating pirate names, and searching for treasure. Pre-register by calling 234-4881 or stopping by the library.

Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Wednesday, July 21 at Kids Club at 10:30 a.m.

Grand Illusions Magic Show. Wednesday, July 21 at 1:30 p.m at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. All ages welcome. Come and see magician Roger Despard.

SPECIAL NOTICES

Harrison County Fair. July 8-17. New events for 2010. Visit www.harrisoncountyfair.webs.com.

Cynthiana City Commission will meet Tuesday, July 13, 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, July 13, 5:30 p.m., meeting room at the Harrison County Sheriff’s building (former KU building). The meetings are open to the public.

Kentucky’s Lakes. Thursday, July 22 at 6 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Learn all about fishing Kentucky’s lakes, creeks, and streams with Bill Roberts from the Harrison County Extension Office.

Prize Book Store. Will be open Thursday, July 22 from 2 to 6 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.

Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Friday, July 23 at Beacon House at 10:30 a.m.; Our Little Miracles at 11 a.m.; and Robynwood Heights at 2 p.m.

End of Summer Reading Celebration. Saturday, July 24 at noon with the Nelstone Carvers at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Come to watch and help the Nelstone Carvers create a masterpiece for the library and pick up your Summer Reading Certificate. We will be handing out the Summer Reading Prizes at this time.

Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Monday, July 26 at Community Action Childcare Center  and Harrison County Adult Center at 10:30 a.m.

Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Tuesday, July 27 at Edgemont at 2:30 p.m.; and White Oak at 3 p.m.

Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Wednesday, July 28 at River Road at 11:30 a.m.

Harrison County Board of Education will meet Tuesday, July 27, 7 p.m., at the Community Education Building. The meetings are open to the public.

HCHS Class of 1970. The Harrison County High School Class of 1970 will hold their 40 year class reunion Sarurday, July 31 at 8. and Aug. 1 at 3 at Blue Licks State Park. Cost is $25. For more information call David Fowler at 859-797-9240, Patty Dunn at 859-234-6257, or Kathie Williams at 859-234-1044.

Blood Drive. The Kentucky Blood Center will be conducting a blood drive at 3M, New Lair Road, on Thursday, July 22 from 6:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

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.

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. 12 at 6 p.m. Refreshments will be served the night of discussion.

On Exhibit. Display all about the summer reading program and the different prizes that could be won in the front foyer at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.

Library Cookbook is now in. Pick up a copy of Eat Between The Lines, $10 each. Proceeds from the cookbook will go towards funding programming at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.

Renaker School Alumni Reunion. The Renaker School Alumni Reunion will be on July 17 at  6 p.m. at the Calvary Assembly of God’s Church. The Calvary Assembly of God’s Church is located at 325 Webster Ave. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. All former students, alumni and friends are invited. For reservations contact Patty Adams at 859-234-1403.

Motorcycle Show. Helena United Methodist Church will host a motorcycle show on Saturday, July 17 at 4 p.m. There will be prizes, blessing of the bikes and  a cookout. Bring the family! For more information, contact Elizabeth Smith at Lizl@maysvilleky.net or by phone at (859)652-4745. Helena United Methodist Church is located at 6481 Helena Rd., Route 324, two miles off of Highway 11 in Mays Lick, Ky.

Harrison County Beekeepers. Potluck for all Harrison County beekeepers on Sunday, July 18 at the Martin Farm. The farm is located at 297 Lowery Lane. This is open to anyone who has bees, has had bees and is interested in beekeeping. Dinner will be around 6 p.m. Bring a dish to share and chairs. Call Sarah at 859-533-7656.

Humane Society Auction/Cookout. The Humane Society of Harrison County will host its fourth annual auction/cookout on Saturday, July 24 from 5-8:30 p.m. at the Flora Shropshire Animal Shelter on New Lair Road. Admission is free, with donations benefiting the Humane Society of Harrison County. For more information, call (859)312-1267 or 234-1222.

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.

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.