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Lead The Break Children's Book Drive

Friday, July 28, 2017
Lead The Break Children's Book Drive is underway now thru August 14th. Please drop off new or gently used children's books to Family Fun Cafe & Ice Cream in Radcliff or to Vibe Coffee in Elizabethtown.

Saints Simon and Jude Annual Picnic

Saturday, August 5, 2017
Saints Simon and Jude is having their annual Picnic and Silent Auction on Saturday August 5th from 4-10pm.  We will have booths, food, live music, silent auctions and air conditioning!  So come out and join us at 4335 Hazelwood Avenue Louisville KY 40215

Robinson Lodge 266, F&AM Car & Motorcycle Show

Saturday, August 12, 2017
Robinson Lodge No. 266, F&AM is hosting its 3rd Annual Car & Motorcycle Show

Saturday, August 12, 2017

The event will start at 10:00 am and run until 3:00 pm with several vendors and lots of participants, and concessions.  Free admission for spectators; come out see these great cars and motorcycles.  

Raising money to help support the Kentucky Southeast Indiana Chapter of the National MS Society.

Rose Island Playhouse

Saturday, August 12, 2017
Rose Island Playhouse Community Theatre will hold auditions for Pat Cook's hilarious comedy, "Two Witches, No Waiting," Saturday, August 12 from 10am til 2pm at the Charlestown Public Library.  Auditions are cold read from the script.  Cast includes 5 women and 3 men.  For more information, call 502-822-0835.

YMCA Y-NOW Program Needs Volunteers

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Children with incarcerated parents are 7x more likely to become incarcerated themselves. The Y-NOW Children of Prisoners Program aims to break that cycle, but we need YOUR help!  Volunteers are needed to support every area of the Y-NOW Program, however, we have a heightened need for volunteers to serve as MENTORS who will listen and provide encouragement, support and stability.

To learn more about volunteering with Y-NOW, call or email Sadie at 502-855-5143, or

*All positions require completing a volunteer application, background check, orientation, and agreeing to the YMCA Safe Place Services’ Volunteer Code of Conduct.  Training and ongoing support is provided to all volunteers.  No experience needed.  

Rockin' for Hope - Hope Health Clinic

Friday, August 18, 2017
Join WAKY's Joe Fedele at Rockin' for Hope, to benefit the Hope Health Clinic in La Grange, Friday August 18th from 6:30pm to 8:30pm at CityPlace, Pavilion 2 in La Grange.  We'll have 50's entertainment including Elvis Tribute Artist, Endre Samu, an Old Fashioned Soda Fountain, Diner-style Catering from Mussel and Burger Bar, an Auction, Vintage Cars and Prize for Best Dressed 50's Attire.
Tickets are $25 for individuals, $200 for a table of eight.  All proceeds benefit Hope Health Clinic in La Grange, serving those who have no insurance or who can't afford medical care. Call for tickets at 502-225-6711 or go online at

Cody's Cause "Go Big or Go Home" Ride

Saturday, August 19, 2017
Cody's Cause is sponsoring the "Go Big or Go Home" Motorcycle Ride for PTSD,
Saturday August 19th at 21 Hinton Hills Loop in Hardinsburg, KY.  Registration at 9am, kickstands up at 10:30am.  This is a Big Ride of 106 miles, so start out with a full tank.  There'll be two stops and a BBQ Lunch.  Riders $25, includes meal and event T-Shirt, Passengers $10, including meal.  T-Shirts $20, Lunch $10 and everyone's welcome!  50/50 drawings and lots of fun for a great cause.  Pre-register online to guarantee T-shirt size at
Cody's Cause is a 501(C) Non-Profit organization providing service dogs to veterans who suffer from PTSD. 

E-town Tennis Commission Heartland Shootout

Sunday, August 20, 2017
E-town Tennis Commission Heartland Shootout is August 19th and 20th, 
Deadline to enter is August 12, 2017

Young Hearts Theatre

Monday, August 21, 2017
Young Hearts Theatre presents "Recipe, A Little of This and a Little of That," September 21-14 at the Ursuline Arts Center in Louisville.  2pm matinees Thursday thru Sunday.  Free performances, donations accepted.  More info at

A Taste of the Heartland

Friday, August 25, 2017
A Taste of the Heartland annual benefit dinner and art auction will be Friday August 25th at the Pritchard Community Center in Elizabethtown.
Doors open at 5pm with Dinner at 6:30 and charity auction to follow.
Benefiting the Community Health Clinic
For more information go to  


Saturday, August 26, 2017
This year’s Heartland Homecoming Parade will take place in downtown Elizabethtown beginning at 10:00 AM on Saturday, August 26th. This marks the 35th year of the downtown parade.
“This parade truly has become a Heartland Homecoming for our whole county,” said Sarah Vaughn, Events Coordinator for the City of Elizabethtown. “Over 75 entries will be displayed with over 20 floats; it’s a great day to be in Elizabethtown.”
Grand Marshal’s for this year’s parade include Ralph Reese, WWII Veteran and beloved community member along with Vietnam Veterans to celebrate the incoming Wall Replica that is scheduled to be installed in 2018 at Elizabethtown’s Nature Park. Carl Swope who was named Time Magazine Dealer of the Year will also be celebrated. As always, Ft. Knox will be represented with their Color Guard first in line and the Adjutant General of the U.S. Army Brigadier General James T. Lacocca and his wife Sandy following soon after.
Some City downtown streets will close as early as 7:00 a.m. with Dixie Highway shutting down at 9:30 a.m. Please use caution when driving through the downtown area that morning. Seating for the parade may take place anywhere along the parade route which runs from the Square downtown to St. John Road.
For more information, please or call 270-765-6121.