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Light Up Hodgenville

Christmas in Hodgenville activities will be Dec. 7. The Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring Christmas at Creek Front the same evening. Businesses should plan to place their Creek Front display by Dec. 6. Displays must be taken down no later than Jan. 5. For more information, contact the Chamber at 270-358-3411.


Affordable Health Care enrollment

The LaRue County Public Library will host an enrollment and education event for the KIPDA kynector program 9 a.m. to noon Dec. 7. Uninsured individuals and families can learn more about getting affordable health care. 


Compassionate Friends candle-lighting

The Central Kentucky Chapter of The Compassionate Friends will have a candle-lighting memorial service in honor of deceased children at 6:45 p.m. Dec. 8. The event will be in the Kid-Wise building, 195 City Park Road, Campbellsville, adjacent to Miller Park. Bring pictures, mementos or ornaments for an outdoor tree. For more information, call Judy Dabney at 270-465-2933 or judydiane9124@gmail.com.


Compassionate Friends of Nelson County candle-lighting

The Compassionate Friends of Nelson County will have a candle-lighting memorial service in honor of deceased children 7-8 p.m. Dec. 8 at Saint Thomas Catholic Church, 870 Saint Thomas Lane, Bardstown. Special music, candle-lighting, sharing and light refreshments. For more information, call Mary Ballard-Boone at 502-348-5683.


Blood drive

The Hodgenville Woman’s Club will hold a blood drive noon to 5 p.m. Dec. 10 at the clubhouse.


Library hosts gift wrap party

The LaRue County Public Library will have a gift wrap party 4-7 p.m. Dec. 12. If you need a secret place to wrap presents, the library will have wrapping paper, tape and bows or you can bring your own. Punch and cookies will be served. The book club will meet 6 p.m. Dec. 19; Bingo will be held 6 p.m. Dec. 26.


Kentucky Health Benefit Exchange informational session

A public meeting will be held 7 p.m. Dec. 12 to provide information about the Kentucky Health Benefit Exchange. Marcus Woodward, an insurance broker specializing in health insurance, will answer questions to clarify for applicants the opportunities and choices offered. Woodward is an agent member of the Kentucky Health Benefit Exchange. The meeting will be in the upstairs courtroom in the LaRue County Courthouse. The meeting is sponsored by LaRue County government and the LaRue County Democratic Woman’s Club. For more information, call 270-401-3414. 


Dinky’s Magic Show and Christmas Party

Dinky Gowen will present his annual free kids’ Christmas Party and Magic Show 3-5 p.m. Dec. 15 at LaRue County Park and Recreation. Costumed characters, Santa Claus and plenty of magic.