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Elizabethtown Tourism and Convention Bureau meeting, 9 a.m., tourism center, 1030 N. Mulberry St., E’town. POC: 270-765-2175.

Roaming Readers, 9 a.m. Meet up at Freeman Lake Park for walking and chatting. Readers Advisory information will be available and can be tailored to your interests. Register at for an email about meetup location. POC: 270-769-6337.

Tai Chi, 1 p.m., Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. One hour class. Gentle warm up including the eight brocades, an 800-year-old series on movements designed for maximum benefit. May be done seated for those with problems standing. POC: 270-769-6337.

Free Reiki Clinic for Veterans, 3:30 p.m., Galena Home of Reiki, 543 N. Wilson Road, Suite D, Radcliff. Offered by owner Gail Phoenix PhD, retired U.S. Army combat veteran for helping VA-enrolled disabled veterans improve the quality of their lives by offering holistic, non-invasive, complementary treatment options for depression and PTSD, stress, anxiety, nervousness and reactiveness. POC: or 270-801-0399.

Vine Grove Junior Firefighters, 6:30 p.m., Vine Grove Fire Station No. 2, 102 Crutcher St., Vine Grove. Open to ages 15-18 from Hardin County who want to learn about firefighting or other emergency service careers. Parents welcome. POC: Ken Lucey, 270-272-4488.

J.T. Alton Middle School seventh-grade open house, Ultimate Alliance Team, 5:30-7 p.m., Agents of Shield Team, 7-8:30 p.m., 100 Country Club Road, No. 100, Vine Grove. POC: 270-769-8800.

ThursdayFree blood pressure checks, 10 a.m., Willow Creek Senior Living, 108 Diecks Drive, E’town. POC: 270-765-4414.

Creative Coloring, 10:30 a.m., Zoom. Connect with other colorists and share tips and resources. Register at A packet of coloring sheets and pencils will be available for pickup at the library for those who register. POC: 270-769-6337.

Bridge, 12:15 p.m., Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Proficient bridge players welcome. Depending on number of people present, some will not play all hands. POC: 270-769-6337.

Creekside Elementary School Open House, by last name, A-K 5-6 p.m., L-Z 6-7 p.m., 151 Horseshoe Bend Road, Sonora. POC: 270-769-8800.

Hardin County Board of Adjustment meeting, 5 p.m., second floor, Hardin County Government Building, 150 N. Provident Way, E’town. POC: 270-769-5479.

Lakewood Elementary School open house, 5-7 p.m., 265 Learning Place Lane, Cecilia. POC: 270-769-8800.

Lincoln Trail Elementary School open house, by last name, A-L 5-6 p.m., M-Z 6-7 p.m., 3970 Bardstown Road, E’town. POC: 270-769-8800.

North Park Elementary School kindergarten open house, by last name, A-F 5-5:30 p.m., G-L 5:45-6:15 p.m., M-R 6:30-7 p.m., S-Z 7:15-7:45 p.m., 1080 S. Logsdon Parkway, Radcliff. POC: 270-769-8800.

Radcliff Elementary School open house, first-second grade 5-5:30 p.m. and third-fifth grade 5:30-6 p.m., 1145 S. Dixie Blvd., Radcliff. POC: 270-769-8800.

Rineyville Elementary School open house, 5-8 p.m., 275 Rineyville School Road, Rineyville. POC: 270-769-8800.

Woodland Elementary School open house, 5-6:30 p.m., 6000 S. Woodland Drive, Radcliff. POC: 270-769-8800.

Cecilia Valley Elementary School Open House, 5:30-7:30 p.m., 931 E. Main St., Cecilia. POC: 270-769-8800.

G.C. Burkhead Elementary School Open House, 5:30-7 p.m., 1323 St. John Road, E’town. POC: 270-769-8800.

Heartland Elementary School open house, 5:30-7 p.m., 2300 Nelson Drive, E’town. POC: 270-769-8800.

Meadow View Elementary School open house, 5:30-7 p.m., 1255 W. Vine St., Vine Grove. POC: 270-769-8800.

New Highland Elementary School open house, 5:30-7 p.m., 110 W.A. Jenkins Road, E’town. POC: 270-769-8800.

Vine Grove Elementary School open house, 5:30-7:30 p.m., 309 First St., Vine Grove. POC: 270-769-8800.

Free foster parents classes, 5:30-8 p.m., Necco, 4000 N. Dixie Ave., Suite 3, E’town. POC: Scarlet, 270-505-4183 to RSVP.

Bard’s Corner, 6 p.m. Gather with other writers to share, learn and be encouraged. To register, email: with the words “The Bard’s Corner” in the subject line. You will be notified whether this class will be meeting in person or online. POC: 270-769-6337.

Adult, child and infant CPR certification with basic first aid, 6 p.m., 2009 Leitchfield Road, E’town. Sponsored by American Heart Association certified instructors. $75 registration required before all classes. POC: To register, 270-763-2915.

Easy Tai-Chi/4-Minute Fitness, 6-7 p.m., the Rev. Dr. B.T. Bishop Christian Life Center, 105 Bishop Lane, E’town. Fun, relaxing, low-impact mind and body exercise that can be done at any age. POC: 270-723-5984.

Tavern in the Garden, 6-9 p.m., Brown-Pusey House Cunningham Garden, 128 N. Main St., E’town. Music provided by local favorites and rising newcomers. Free admission, beer, wine and sodas available for purchase and a food truck onsite each week. POC: or 270-765-2515.

The Charles W. Logsdon Historic Downtown Walking Tour, 7 p.m., starts in front of Vibe Coffee, Public Square, E’town. Free, weather permitting. POC: 270-765-6121.

FridayAmerican Red Cross blood drive, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., St. Brigid Catholic Church, 314 E. Main St., Vine Grove. To schedule an appointment to give blood or platelets, use the Red Cross Blood Donor App, go to or cal 1-800-RED CROSS.

American Red Cross blood drive, 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Towne Mall, 1704 N. Dixie Ave., E’town. To schedule an appointment to give blood or platelets, use the Red Cross Blood Donor App, go to or cal 1-800-RED CROSS.

Books and Brew, 10:30 a.m., Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Talk about what you’ve been reading, connect and share a love of reading. POC: 270-769-6337.

Bingo, 2:30 p.m., Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, E’town. Monthly game time for adults, win books. POC: 270-769-6337.

Fish fry, 5-7 p.m., Stephensburg Masonic Lodge, Franklin Crossroads. POC: Randal Flowers, 270-369-9673.

Annual ice cream supper, 5:30 to 8 p.m., Stovall United Methodist Church Raine Pavilion, 949 Rogersville Road, Radcliff. Donations for dinner plates consisting of barbecue plate — pork or chicken — or hot dogs with baked beans, coleslaw, chips, tomatoes and a dessert. Separate donation for homemade ice cream in a variety of flavors. Drinks sold by the youth group. Cake and pie auction. Gospel music by Blue Grass Band. POC: Dwayne Ellis, 270-737-6301.

OngoingAdult, child and infant CPR certification with basic first aid, sponsored by American Heart Association certified instructors. $75 registration required before all classes. POC: 270-763-2915.

Al-Anon, in-person and Zoom. The Al-Anon Family Groups are a fellowship of relatives and friends of alcoholics who share their experience, strength, and hope in order to solve their common problems. POC:

American Legion Post No. 113 service officer, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays walk in, other days by appointment, 1251 Ring Road, E’town. POC: Bob Craig 270-370-2589 or

American Red Cross is recruiting blood drive volunteer. Manage the registration process and oversee the hospitality area at blood drives in Hardin, LaRue and Hart counties. If you are available to work a five to six hour shift at least once a month, call or email. POC: or Stacy at 502-612-9202.

Central Kentucky Community Action’s Retired & Senior Volunteer Program seeks volunteers. Must be 55 or older. POC: Melissa Bland, 270-737-1059 or

DAV service officer , 9 a.m. first three Thursdays of the month, Suite 100, Kentucky Career Center, 233 Ring Road, E’town. To assist veterans in filing claims. Appointment required. POC: Mike Bava, 270-307-2953.

Elizabethtown Choral Society , a classical choral group for advanced musicians seeks new members. Wide variety of choral repertoire and open to musicians from the Hardin County area and beyond. Auditions are Aug. 9 and 16, or an alternate time can be requested. POC: or on Facebook.

Free food pantry ministry RestoreHouse, New Horizon Baptist Fellowship Church, 864 W. Rhudes Creek Road, Glendale. Program is designed to help people in need of groceries. POC:

GED classes, available in Radcliff and E’town, are offered by Hardin LaRue Skills U. POC: 270-769-8866.

Hot meals, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, Griffin Manor Senior Center, 1119 Johnstown Road, E’town. For those 60 and older. Paperwork must be completed 24 hours in advance. Monthly menus provided, $2 donation per meal is suggested, but not mandatory. POC: Ida Kyle, 270-982-2909.