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Community Calendar -July 31, 2013

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Bluegrass Pipeline meeting
An informational open house about the “Bluegrass Pipeline” will be 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 1, at the LaRue County Public Library, 201 S. Lincoln Blvd., Hodgenville.

Trivia Night
The Lincoln Trail Young Democrats will host Trivia Night 6:15 p.m. Aug. 1 at Stone Hearth in Elizabethtown; $125 entry fee per team. Buffet meals are available for purchase for $12.50. Proceeds will go to CASA of the Heartland. For more information, email LTYD at lincolntrailyoungdems@gmail.com.

Ancestral Trails to meet
Ancestral Trails Historical Society will meet 7 p.m. Aug. 2 at the Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Dr., Elizabethtown. Steve Rafferty will present “Basic Documentation.” For more information, call 270-862-3209.

Rolling Thunder to meet
Rolling Thunder Kentucky Chapter 4 will meet 2 p.m. Aug. 4 at the Colvin Community Center, 230 Freedoms Way, Radcliff. Dues are $40 annually. For more information, visit http:/rollingthunderkych4.com or email bird5lady2@hotmail.com.

Leadership LaRue applications taken
The LaRue County Chamber of Commerce is accepting applications for the Leadership LaRue County class. Deadline is Aug. 5. Attendance at opening retreat and 90 percent of sessions required. Class meets once per month September through April. For more information, call the Chamber at 358-3411.
       
Hosparus needs volunteers
Hosparus needs volunteers in the Central Kentucky area and will offer a free training session 1-3 p.m. Aug. 6 at its Elizabethtown office at 105 Diecks Dr. for thrift shop volunteers. Volunteers sort inventory, work the cash register and greet customers.

A second training is 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 22 for patient support. Lunch is included. These volunteers spend time with patients and give families needed respite from caregiving.

Hosparus volunteers must be in good health, have available transportation and complete a training and application process. To register or for more information, contact Annette Jones at 270-737-6300 or ajones@hosparus.org.

Classic car cruise-in
The Goodtime Cruisers will hold a classic car cruise-in 4-8 p.m. Aug. 17 on Lincoln Square. For more information, visit www.goodtimecruisers.com.

Wellness on Wheels
Hardin Memorial Hospital’s Wellness on Wheels mobile health unit will be available 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Aug. 19 at Hometown IGA. No charge for blood pressure, blood glucose, body mass index, body fat analysis and weight. Osteoporosis bone density heel screening is $20; cholesterol panel is $20. For more information, visit www.hmh.net.

Chamber luncheon
Congressman Brett Guthrie will speak at the Aug. 21 LaRue County Chamber of Commerce noon luncheon. Call 358-3411 for reservations.

FREE MOVIE NIGHT: The Maltese Falcon
Free Movie Night, sponsored by the City of Hodgenville and The LaRue County Herald News, will be 7 p.m. Aug. 24 at Hodgenville Civic Center, 200 S. Lincoln Blvd. The movie will be “The Maltese Falcon.” There is no charge to attend and free popcorn is included.

Heartland Festival Got Talent
The United Way of Central Kentucky is seeking performing artists to compete in the United Way’s Got Talent competition at the Heartland Festival in Hardin County on Aug. 24. There is no charge to enter. Contestants must be 14 or older. Ten to 12 acts will be selected. Prizes will be awarded.

Entry forms can be downloaded from www.unitedwayck.org, and should be received as early as possible to be considered for participation. The complete contest rules are included within the entry form. For more information, call the United Way office at 270-737-6608 or email mbyers@unitedwayck.org.

Open Sew Day
Open Sew Day is 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Aug. 26 at the LaRue County Extension office, 807 Old Elizabethtown Road, Hodgenville. The Nifty Needles group is meeting to work on tote bags for the homeless.

Book signing
Lenora Rodgers of Elizabethtown will hold a signing of her children’s book, “A Fairy Long Night,” 6-7 p.m. Aug. 26 at the Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, Elizabethtown. She will give away two books. Terry C. Wise, illustrator of the book and editorial cartoonist of The LaRue County Herald News, will give away an illustration he created for the signing.

Hardin County Teen Court registration and open house
Area high school students and parents are invited to an open house, mock trial and registration for Hardin County Teen Court 6:30-8:30 p.m. Aug. 29 at the Hardin County Justice Center, 120 East Dixie Ave., Elizabethtown. For more information, call coordinator Helen Jacobs at 317-7112.

Mobile mammogram unit
The mobile mammogram unit from James Graham Brown Cancer Center will be at the LaRue County Extension office 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 3. Call 358-3401 for an appointment. Cost is $79 for those without insurance.

Applications accepted for Lincoln Days Art Show
Artists are encouraged to participate in the Lincoln Days Art Show, Sept. 29-Oct. 6. The deadline for submissions is Tuesday, Sept. 24. Divisions include photography, Lincoln (any medium), open (any medium or subject) and LaRue County. Entry fee is $10 per piece; no fee for LaRue division. For more information, visit http://www.lincolndays.org/events/art-show/ or call The Lincoln Museum at 270-358-3163.