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Fort Knox MWR Etown Heritage Council Larue County Chamber Fort Knox American Lung Assoc. of KY One Knox Habitat For Humanity
American Red Cross Hooray for Heroes
Fort Knox Mint Etown Web Site Big Brothers Big Sisters
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Etown Tourism United Way of Central KY Hardin County Chamber Dare to Care Feeding America

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Gardeners Toolbox Series (May)

Monday, May 1, 2017
Attracting Pollinators—May 1, 6 pm. COST: $5  What are the key ingredients in attracting butterflies and bees to a garden? Discover the “secret” sauce in this talk about plants that draw in the birds, bees and butterflies. 

How to Register: 

· Go to to sign up for any class.  You can also now make your payment on this page! 

· Or call (270) 765-4121 and talk to the receptionist.  Then mail in your payment.

· You will be registered on a first pay, first registered basis.  All classes have a maximum number of participants.  When this number is reached, there will be a waiting list.

Payment for each of the Gardener’s Toolbox classes are required to be enrolled TWO WEEKS prior to the class date. You will be registered on a first pay, first registered basis.

Cancellations will be fully refunded TWO WEEKS prior to the class date. Please let us know as early as possible if you have to cancel, we probably have others on a wait list.

HOW TO GROW Classes: If you would like to attend the class but do NOT want the supplies, there is the option of not paying the class supply fee. Please notify the front desk when registering. 


Hardin County Extension Office Services

Thursday, May 4, 2017
April Homemaker Lesson

Presented by Theresa Howard, La Rue Count Extension Agent for Family and Consumer Sciences
Monday, March 27 at 2:00 p.m. EST
Being prepared for any travel makes the trip more enjoyable and safe for everyone. This program will help you complete necessary travel arrangements and be prepared if the unexpected happens. Simple actions can keep you and your property protected while you travel.  This program will guide participants in identifying common travel scams, determine personal travel insurance needs, identify safety practices for travel, and much more.
Class will be held at the Hardin County Extension Office, ( 270-765-4121

Spring Tulips Painting Class – Acrylic on canvas 12” x 12”
Thursday, March 30
1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Cost: $ 25.00 [includes ALL supplies]
Instructor: Byrle Thomas
Nothing announces spring has arrived more than tulips. This project lets you bring spring into your home.
Registration deadline is March 23.
Class will be held at the Hardin County Extension Office, 201 Peterson Drive, Elizabethtown, KY 42701   Call (270-765-4121 or Sign up


“Lone Starburst” Beginning Paper Piecing Class   
Thursday, May 11
9:30-2:30 p.m.
Cost $15.00
Instructor: Patty Pruitt
Supply list will be given at registration
Make this beautiful Lone Starburst block (finished size 12” block) as you learn the basics of paper piecing. Some sewing experience would be beneficial. Pick out your favorite colors and make this block that can be used as a quilt center, a pillow, table topper, or whatever you can envision.
Registration deadline is May 4.
Class will be held at the Hardin County Extension Office, 201 Peterson Drive, Elizabethtown, KY 42701   Call (270-765-4121 or Sign up

Benefit Auction and Pulled Pork Supper

Friday, May 12, 2017
There will be a benefit auction and pulled pork supper, along with a cake walk (weather permitting) Friday, May 12th from 4pm-8pm at the Larue County Fairgrounds.  
$10 Raffle for a Henry 22 Lever Action Rifle 
Proceeds to pay for funeral expenses for Joe Pucket 
Donations may also be made directly to Mankee Funeral Home in Upton, KY. 

BBQ Chicken Dinner

Saturday, May 13, 2017
BBQ Chicken Dinner
Saturday, May 13th
Kentucky 88 Volunteer Fire Department
2982 Hardinsburg Rd.
Cecilia, KY
Proceeds benefit the Crusade For Children 

Boone's Ride

Saturday, May 13, 2017
12 Noon At Fred Boon Farm at 5690 New Hope Rd in New Haven
Cost is $10, with proceeds going to the St. Vincent De Paul Parish Center 

Major League Baseball Jr Home Run Derby

Saturday, May 13, 2017
Larue County Youth Baseball & Softball will be hosting a free Major League Baseball, Jr Home Run Derby Competition for area youth on May 13 with sign ups starting at 10:00 am.  Boys and girls are divided into two age divisions: 12U and 14U and will have a chance to advance through three levels of competition.  Local champions from both age groups advance to regionals, regional champions advance to the National finals which will take place during the 2017 MLB All-Star Week in Miami FL.  For more information please contact Maureen Denham at 270-991-2003

The Day Of The Veteran

Saturday, May 13, 2017
Navy Federal Credit Union is excited to announce their first ever Day of the Veteran event.  It will be a day to support and show thanks to our local veteran's and active duty members by offering food, fun, and access to several veteran's organizations, resources and groups.
When: May 13, 2017
Time: 12pm-4pm
Where: Fun For All Motorsports 2500 S. Dixie Highway 

Glendale Lions Club Pancake Breakfast

Saturday, May 20, 2017
Come to the Glendale Springfest on Saturday, May 20th, and help the Glendale Lions Club and Warm Blessings Soup Kitchen.
The Annual Glendale Lions Club Pancake Breakfast will take place at the firehouse that morning and will sell pizza during Springfest.
They will be collecting non-perishable food items for KY Harvest and The Warm Blessings Soup Kitchen, bring donations to the Gazebo Band Stand at the Glendale Parking or the Warm Blessings Booth. 

Hardin County Public Library North Branch - May Adult Programming

Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Adult Programming

Quilting Class-  Every Thursday (4, 18, 25) @ 2:00 pm (the 25th will begin at 1 pm) - Enjoy the companionship and encouragement available. Bring your projects to share with the group.  If you are having trouble with a certain project, bring it to the meeting and see if you can solve the problem with the help of others.

M3-Murder, Mystery, Mayhem – Monday, May 8 @ 12:00 Noon. Pick up the latest mystery selection at the circulation desk. You must be a library member to check out books.

Building Easy Salads –  Tuesday, May 16 at 6:00 Dayna Parrett from the Cooperative Extension Service will be joining us to talk about Building Easy Salads.    It is that time of year when we have lots of fresh produce available.  Dayna will be giving us great ideas for using the seasonal offerings to make healthy, fun and easy salads.   Please call to register for this class.

@ 270-351-9999

KY Career Center at Fort Knox is looking for military veterans

Wednesday, May 31, 2017
The KY Career Center at Fort Knox is looking for military veterans who are using the G.I. Bill or Veteran Affairs VOC Rehab program, and soldiers/veterans family members who are using the Post 99 G.I. Bill to attend school 3/4 or Full-Time.  The VA has a program that allows these veterans to become work-studies, working with organizations that serve veterans.  Work-studies are paid through the VA.  5 organizations on Fort Knox are currently in need of veterans.  Interested veterans can call Ron Anderson for more information at 502-624-1478. 

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