Community Calendar - March 18, 2015

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Boyhood Home closed
The Boyhood Home Unit at Knob Creek, part of the Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park is now closed due to construction. For more information, visit www.nps.gov/abli.

Extension Expo
The Extension Expo will be 10 a.m.-2 p.m. March 21 in the LaRue County High School gym. Call the Extension office at 270-358-3401 for more information.

Art Guild hosting a demonstration
The Central Kentucky Art Guild will host an oil painting demonstration 1-4 p.m. March 21 at 790 N. Dixie, Suite 800, Elizabethtown. Lawrence Rudolech, an Indiana Plein Air artist, will speak. He has been painting since age 11 and attended the John Herron School of Art in Indianapolis. He is represented at the Brazier Gallery, Richmond, Virginia; The Brown County Art Gallery, Nashville, Indiana; and several others. For more information about his work, visit www.rudolech.com. For more information about the demonstration, which is free to the public, call Elizabeth O’Rear at 812-390-7216.

Cancer Care sessions at HMH
Hardin Memorial Hospital will hold free cancer care education sessions noon to 1 p.m. March 24 and April 28, at 521 Robinbrooke Blvd., Suite 106, Elizabethtown. Reserve a seat by calling 270-706-1535.

FREE CLASS: Charcoal drawing
The LaRue County Public Library is offering a free class in charcoal drawing at 5 p.m. March 26. Call the library at 270-358-3851 to reserve a spot in the class.

Health screenings
Residents can learn about their risk for cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, diabetes, and other chronic, serious conditions with screenings by Life Line Screening. First Baptist Church Hodgenville, 730 Tonieville Road, will host the event on March 27. There is a charge. Call 1-877-237-1287 or visit www.lifelinescreening.com for more information. Pre-registration is required.

Humana Vitality Clinic
The Lincoln Trail District Health Department and Humana Vitality will provide services to KEHP members and retirees at no charge: height, weight, blood pressure and finger stick. Bring photo ID and Humana Vitality ID card. The clinic is 7-10 a.m. April 9 at the LaRue County Extension Service, 807 Old Elizabethtown Road, Hodgenville. Call Christina at 270-769-1601, Ext. 1037 for more information.

Red Hill Cemetery Commission special meeting
Red Hill Cemetery Commission will hold a special meeting 6:30 p.m. April 13 at Hodgenville City Hall to discuss the purchase of new signage for the cemetery.

Free income tax preparation
 Free assistance with income tax preparation is available from the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program. Electronic filing will be available free of charge. AARP membership is not required for assistance. Volunteers will assist taxpayers on a first-come, first-serve basis from noon to 4 p.m. through April 14 at the Greensburg Community Center, 110 N. 1st Street, Greensburg. Priority will be given to senior citizens. Some tax preparations such as farm income and clergy are out of scope and counselors are not trained to assist these taxpayers. Call Brenda Cook at 270-932-7459 for an appointment.

Caregiver class: Effective Communication Strategies
A class for families dealing with the effects of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias will be 10 a.m. to noon April 21 at the Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owens Drive, Elizabethtown. To register, call 1-800-272-3900 or email infoky-in@alz.org. Donation of $5 is suggested.