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The Elizabethtown Community and Technical College Arts and Humanities Division has a tradition of offering a Halloween-themed program in October. In the past they have presented a Funeral for Edgar Allan Poe and a Trial of Frankenstein’s Monster. This year they are conducting an Academic Inquest on Death and Murder in Victorian England. Expert testimony will be given on Cultural Expressions of Death in the Arts and Literature by Associate Professor of Art History Rachael Ray and Associate Professor of English, Jill Erwin. Historical context will be provided by Dr. Gary Stearns, Professor of History, and the role of the mass media with a focus on the Whitechapel/Ripper Murders addressed by Barry Williams, Instructor of Communications and Inquest Chairman.
Faculty, staff, students and community are all invited to “Death and Murder in Victorian England: An Academic Inquest,” Tuesday, Oct. 25, 6 - 7:15 pm, Science Auditorium, ECTC campus. Free and open to everyone!
POC: Gary Stearns, 270-706-8561 or email@example.com
The Kiwanis Club of Hardin County invites you to the Charter Party and Autumn Gala Fundraiser on Thursday, October 27th, from 6p-9p in the Heartland Room at the Elizabethtown Tourism & Convention Center at 1030 North Mulberry St. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org
FRIGHT NIGHT “IN LIGHTS”
Sunday, October 30th – 5-9pm
Radcliff City Hall, 411 W. Lincoln Trail
Come join the fun with the City of Radcliff for their 1st annual Halloween Fright Fest!! A ghoulish night of trunk or treating, fireworks and a frightfully eerie parade in lights!
For more info contact (270) 351-4079
The City of Radcliff invites you out to the 1st annual “Fright Night In Lights” on Sunday, October 30th from 5p-9p at Radcliff City Hall…a ghoulish night of trunk-or-treating, fireworks, and a frightfully eerie parade of lights. For more information call 270-351-4079.
Mothers Advocating for Mothers will host a Spirit Day at Mr. Gatti’s! Mention “Mothers Advocating for Mothers” at checkout and a portion of the sale will go towards Boxes for Babies. The entire month of October is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month, and Mothers Advocating for Mothers and Boxes for Babies will be collecting those proceeds and more to go towards their initiative to create boxes for mothers who have had the unfortunate circumstance of losing a child during or immediately after pregnancy.
Throughout October Tastefully Simple Meals will donate 100% of sales to Boxes for Babies. To purchase a meal, you MUST go to their Facebook page at www.facebook.com/boxesforbabiesetown!
Halloween Candy Buyback
Do you have way too much Halloween candy that goes to waste every year? Would you like to do something special for our military overseas? Help us do something special for them by participating in our Halloween Candy Buyback program this year. Children will receive cash ($5 per pound – up to a maximum of $20) for their extra candy to send to our troops overseas to enjoy through Operation Gratitude. The buyback will take place at Clagett Cosmetic and Family Dentistry at 551 A Westport Road in Elizabethtown, from October 24th thru November 3rd. For more information, please visit our Facebook page or call our office at (270)769-3306. Thank you for supporting our military.
Who: Anyone wanting to give their extra Halloween Treats to troops overseas
What: Halloween Candy Buyback – Receive cash for your extra candy for our overseas military to enjoy through Operation Gratitude: $5 per pound of candy – up to a maximum of $20
When: October 24th Thru November 3rd
Where: Clagett Cosmetic and Family Dentistry
551 A Westport Road
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
For more information, please visit our Facebook page or contact our office and thank you for supporting our troops.
November Homemaker Lesson
Creating and Maintaining Family Traditions
Thursday, November 3
1:30 p.m. E.T.
Hardin County Extension Office
Presented by: Jennifer Bridge, FCS Agent Meade County
Building a strong family takes time and effort. Strong families are unified through deep emotional connections with each other, a sense of belonging in the family system, and healthy relationships between members. Participants will: identify primary assets to help families develop and maintain healthy relationships; learn how to establish family traditions while maintaining expectations for all family members; learn to adapt to challenges as a family; and learn to connect families & communities.
CLASS IS OPEN TO EVERYONE!!
Class will be held at the Hardin County Extension Office, 201 Peterson Drive, Elizabethtown Phone 270-765-4121
Did you know that 1 in 4 children in our area are at risk for hunger? Did you also know that childhood tooth decay is 5 times more common than asthma and 7 times more common than hay fever?
But there’s good news! Tooth decay is preventable!
Lincoln Trail District Health Department and Feeding America, Kentucky’s Heartland are partnering to help children “brush away hunger and tooth decay” by collecting child-sized toothbrushes for children participating in Feeding America’s Backpack program. If you are interested in donating a new individually wrapped child-sized toothbrush, you can drop your donation at any of the following locations from October 3rd to November 4th.
Drop off locations: (so far)
Feeding America, Kentucky’s Heartland
Hardin County Extension Office
Greenspace Trivia Night on Saturday, November 5th from 7p-10p at the Pritchard Community Center. Tax deductible donation of $100 per table; 1-8 players per table. Recruit your team! Find experts in: sports, movies, current events, music, history, TV shows, local news and events! There will also be a silent auction, 50/50 drawings, snacks and soft drinks available. For more information and to reserve your table call 270-234-6693 or log on to www.greenspaceky.com
RADCLIFF, SURROUNDING COMMUNITIES, VETERANS & FAMILIES from 7:30a TO 8:30a with COFFEE, TEA, AND JUICE and from 8:30a to 10:30a FREE BREAKFAST on November 11th at the COLVIN COMMUNITY CENTER. A TRIBUTE TO VETERANS & MILITARY WIVES
PRESENTATION, VIETNAM VETERAN PINS, DEDICATIONS: RALPH REESE PLACE, ERNEST R. KOUMA BLVD, CMH RECIPIENT.
City of Elizabethtown – Unity In The Community – Keeping Elizabethtown Together! The event will be Friday, November 11th from 2p-4:30p at the Historic State Theatre. Join us for fellowship and recognition of Elizabethtown’s first responders and a celebration of Elizabethtown’s unity.
FRIENDS FOR HOPE – BUNCO FUNDRAISER
NOVEMBER 13TH 2-5PM (DOORS OPEN AT 1:30PM)
HOSPARUS – 3532 EPHRAIM MCDOWELL DR., LOUISVILLE KY, 40205
COME SPEND YOUR AFTERNOON WITH US TO HELP FIGHT THE BATTLE AGAINST CANCER! PRIZES, DOOR PRIZES, FOOD AND DRINKS (NON-ALCOHOLIC). SO BRING YOUR FRIENDS AND MEET SOME NEW ONES WHILE PLAYING!!
TICKETS WILL ALSO BE SOLD FOR RAFFLE ITEMS
$20/PERSON (PAY IN ADVANCE) (PRIZE FOR THE PERSON THAT SELLS THE MOST TICKETS)
FOR TICKETS, CALL CAROL HUDSON…CELL – (502) 262-3810…OR (502) 614-7062
FRIENDS FOR HOPE IS A NON PROFIT CANCER SUPPORT GROUP…WWW.FRIENDFORHOPECANCERSUPPORT.ORG