CALENDAR FOR AUGUST. 4 | Characteristics
TodayElizabethtown Tourism and Convention Bureau Meeting, 9:00 am, Visitor Center, 1030 N. Mulberry St., E’town. POC: 270-765-2175.
Traveling Readers, 9:00 am Meet at Freeman Lake Park for a walk and chat. Advisory information for readers will be available and can be tailored to your interests. Register at forms.gle/QAXvwdJuUXFNNveG8 to receive an email at the meeting location. POC: 270-769-6337.
Tai Chi, 1 p.m., Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. One hour course. A gentle warm-up including the eight brocades, an 800-year-old series on movements designed for maximum benefit. Can be done while seated for those who have difficulty standing. POC: 270-769-6337.
Free Veterans Reiki Clinic, 3:30 p.m., Galena Home of Reiki, 543 N. Wilson Road, Suite D, Radcliff. Provided by owner Gail Phoenix PhD, retired U.S. Army combat veteran, for helping VA-registered disabled veterans improve their quality of life by providing holistic, non-invasive, and complimentary treatment options for depression and PTSD, stress, anxiety, nervousness and reactivity. POC: [email protected] or 270-801-0399.
Vine Grove Junior Fire Department, 6:30 p.m., Vine Grove No. 2 Fire Station, 102 Crutcher St., Vine Grove. Open to Hardin County 15-18 year olds who are interested in learning more about firefighting or other careers in emergency services. Parents welcome. POC: Ken Lucey, 270-272-4488.
JT Alton Middle School Open House, Ultimate Alliance Team, 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., Agents of Shield Team, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m., 100 Country Club Road, No. 100, Vine Grove. POC: 270-769-8800.
ThursdayFree Blood Pressure Checks, 10 a.m., Willow Creek Senior Living, 108 Diecks Drive, E’town. POC: 270-765-4414.
Creative coloring, 10:30 a.m., Zoom. Connect with other colorists and share tips and resources. Register at forms.gle/kF3UjBWcGZjJTBi2A. A packet of coloring sheets and crayons will be available for pickup at the library for those who register. POC: 270-769-6337.
Bridge, 12:15 p.m., Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Experienced bridge players are welcome. Depending on the number of people present, some will not play all hands. POC: 270-769-6337.
Creekside Primary School Open House, by last name, AK 5-6pm, LZ 6-7pm, 151 Horseshoe Bend Road, Sonora. POC: 270-769-8800.
Hardin County Board of Directors Meeting, 5:00 pm, Second Floor, Hardin County Government Building, 150 N. Provident Way, E’town. POC: 270-769-5479.
Lakewood Elementary School Open House, 5-7 p.m., 265 Learning Place Lane, Cecilia. POC: 270-769-8800.
Lincoln Trail Elementary School Open House, by last name, AL 5-6 p.m., MZ 6-7 p.m., 3970 Bardstown Road, E’town. POC: 270-769-8800.
North Park Elementary School Kindergarten Open House, by last name, AF 5-5:30 p.m., GL 5:45 p.m.-6:15 p.m., MR 6:30 p.m.-7 p.m., SZ 7:15 p.m.-7:45 p.m., 1080 S Logsdon Parkway, Radcliff. POC: 270-769-8800.
Radcliff Elementary School Open House, Grade 2 5-5: 30pm and Grade 5 5: 30-6pm, 1145 S. Dixie Blvd., Radcliff. POC: 270-769-8800.
Rineyville Elementary School Open House, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., 275 Rineyville School Road, Rineyville. POC: 270-769-8800.
Woodland Elementary School Open House, 5-6:30 p.m., 6000 S. Woodland Drive, Radcliff. POC: 270-769-8800.
Cecilia Valley Elementary School Open House, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., 931 E. Main St., Cecilia. POC: 270-769-8800.
GC Burkhead Elementary School Open House, 5:30 to 7:00 p.m., 1323 St. John Road, E’town. POC: 270-769-8800.
Heartland Elementary School Open House, 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., 2300 Nelson Drive, E’town. POC: 270-769-8800.
Doors open at Meadow View Elementary School, 5:30 pm to 7 pm, 1255 W. Vine St., Vine Grove. POC: 270-769-8800.
New Highland Elementary School Open House, 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., 110 WA Jenkins Road, E’town. POC: 270-769-8800.
Vine Grove Elementary School Open House, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., 309 First St., Vine Grove. POC: 270-769-8800.
Free classes for foster parents, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., Necco, 4000 N. Dixie Ave., Suite 3, E’town. POC: Scarlet, 270-505-4183 at RSVP.
Bard’s Corner, 6 p.m. Gather with other writers to share, learn and be encouraged. To register, send an email to: [email protected] with the words “The Bard’s Corner” in the subject line. You will be notified if this class will meet in person or online. POC: 270-769-6337.
Adult, Child and Infant CPR Certificate with Basic First Aid, 6 p.m., 2009 Leitchfield Road, E’town. Sponsored by American Heart Association Certified Instructors. $ 75 registration required before all classes. POC: To register, 270-763-2915.
Easy Tai Chi / 4 minutes of fitness, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., at the Reverend Dr BT Bishop Christian Life Center, 105 Bishop Lane, E’town. Fun, relaxing and low impact exercises for the mind and body that can be done at any age. POC: 270-723-5984.
Garden Tavern, 6 to 9 p.m., Brown-Pusey House Cunningham Garden, 128 N. Main St., E’town. Music provided by local favorites and booming newcomers. Free entry, beer, wine and soda available for purchase and an on-site food truck each week. POC: brownpuseyhouse.org or 270-765-2515.
Charles W. Logsdon Historic Downtown Walking Tour, 7:00 PM, begins in front of Vibe Coffee, Public Square, E’town. Free, weather permitting. POC: 270-765-6121.
FridayAmerican Red Cross Blood Drive, 10 am to 2 pm, St. Brigid Catholic Church, 314 E. Main St., Vine Grove. To make an appointment to donate blood or platelets, use the Red Cross Blood Donor App, go to redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS.
American Red Cross Blood Drive, 10:30 a.m. – 5 p.m., Towne Mall, 1704 N. Dixie Ave., E’town. To make an appointment to donate blood or platelets, use the Red Cross Blood Donor App, go to redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS.
Books and Brew, 10:30 a.m., Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Talk about what you’ve read, connect, and share your love of reading. POC: 270-769-6337.
Bingo, 2:30 p.m., Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Monthly adult play time, earn books. POC: 270-769-6337.
Fried Fish, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Stephensburg Masonic Lodge, Franklin Crossroads. POC: Randal Flowers, 270-369-9673.
Annual Ice Cream Supper, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., Stovall United Methodist Church Raine Pavilion, 949 Rogersville Road, Radcliff. Donations for plates consisting of a barbecue plate – pork or chicken – or hot dogs with baked beans, coleslaw, crisps, tomatoes and a dessert. Separate gift for homemade ice cream in a variety of flavors. Drinks sold by the youth group. Cakes and pies auction. Gospel music by Blue Grass Band. POC: Dwayne Ellis, 270-737-6301.
In progressCPR certification for adults, children and infants with basic first aid, sponsored by instructors certified by the American Heart Association. $ 75 registration required before all classes. POC: 270-763-2915.
Al-Anon, in person and Zoom. Al-Anon Family Groups are an association of relatives and friends of alcoholics who share their experience, strength and hope in solving common problems. POC: kyal-anon.org.
American Legion Station 113 Duty Officer, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays by foot, other days by appointment, 1251 Ring Road, E’town. POC: Bob Craig 270-370-2589 or [email protected]
The American Red Cross is recruiting volunteers for the blood drive. Manage the registration process and oversee the reception area for blood drives in Hardin, LaRue and Hart counties. If you’re available to work a five to six hour shift at least once a month, call or email. POC: [email protected] or Stacy at 502-612-9202.
Central Kentucky Community Action’s Retired & Senior Volunteer program is looking for volunteers. Must be 55 years of age or older. POC: Melissa Bland, 270-737-1059 or [email protected]
DAV Duty Officer, 9:00 a.m. the first three Thursdays of the month, Suite 100, Kentucky Career Center, 233 Ring Road, E’town. To help veterans file claims. Appointment required. POC: Mike Bava, 270-307-2953.
Elizabethtown Choral Society, a classical choral group for advanced musicians, is looking for new members. Wide variety of choral repertoire and open to musicians from the Hardin County area and beyond. Auditions are August 9-16, or another time may be requested. POC: [email protected] or on Facebook.
Free Pantry Ministry RestoreHouse, New Horizon Baptist Fellowship Church, 864 W. Rhudes Creek Road, Glendale. The program is designed to help people in need of groceries. POC: [email protected]
GED courses, available at Radcliff and E’town, are offered by Hardin LaRue Skills U. POC: 270-769-8866.
Hot meals, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Monday to Friday, Griffin Manor Senior Center, 1119 Johnstown Road, E’town. For those 60 and over. Documents must be completed 24 hours in advance. Monthly menus provided, a donation of $ 2 per meal is suggested, but not required. POC: Ida Kyle, 270-982-2909.