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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 saschbacher@ymcalouisville.org.

*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 hopehealthclinicky.com

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 www.codyscause.com
 
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, 
 
YOU CAN DOWNLOAD APPLICATION FOR THE 2017 ETOWNAPARTMENT.COM HEARTLAND SHOOTOUT AT www.etowntennis.usta.com 
 
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 www.youngheartstheatre.info.

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 http://www.thecommunityhealthclinic.com/wp/  

35th ANNUAL HEARTLAND HOMECOMING PARADE

Saturday, August 26, 2017
35th ANNUAL HEARTLAND HOMECOMING PARADE TAKING PLACE AUGUST 26TH
 
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 www.elizabethtownky.org or call 270-765-6121.

Hardin Co History Museum Needs Volunteers

Thursday, August 31, 2017
The Hardin County History Museum is looking for volunteers to help at the museum.  Volunteers would be responsible to greet and help guests visiting the museum and making change for any purchases, during museum hours of 10:00 am to 2:00 pm Tuesday through Saturday.  We also need volunteers as guides, for special events and to help with other facets of the museum.   If you are flexible, energetic, and enthusiastic about Hardin County and Kentucky history, then we just might be the place for you.  To pick up an application drop by the museum at 201 W. Dixie Ave. Elizabethtown during regular business hours or go online to http://www.hardinkyhistory.org, scroll down to click on “volunteers” and down load the application.  You can drop off completed applications during regular business hours.  The Hardin Co. History Museum: a sense of past time and place.

Hardin County Teen Court Open House and Mock Trial

Thursday, August 31, 2017
All high school students and parents are invited to the Hardin County Teen Court Open House and Mock Trial.
 
August 31st, 6:30-8:30pm
 
Hardin County Justice Center
120 East Dixie Ave in Etown

City of Louisville 15th Anniversary WorldFest

Friday, September 1, 2017

Join Mayor Greg Fischer and The City of Louisville celebrating the 15th anniversary of WorldFest, one of the region’s largest international festivals with four days of expanded world food, music, dance, culture,  and education this Labor Day Weekend.  Mayor Fischer said, “WorldFest is a great event for exploring and celebrating Louisville’s many faces and cultures.”  35 percent of the city’s population growth over the past 15 years has come from international residents from over 150 countries, making Louisville more culturally diverse than ever before. WorldFest takes place in downtown Louisville, Friday September 1st through Monday September 4th at the Belvedere located at 5th and Main Streets.

For more information visit: https://louisvilleky.gov/government/city-events/worldfest

Or on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/events/1899821660156313/


SpringHaven Yard Sale

Saturday, September 2, 2017

When:  8 a.m.-3 p.m. on September 2, 2017 

Where:  College Heights United Methodist Church 

    710 College St. Rd., Elizabethtown, KY 42701

 

Who:  Proceeds go to SpringHaven, Inc. Domestic Violence Shelter.

What:  Items from clothes to appliances, furniture to glassware will be for sale.

 

For the past several years, Tammy and the members of College Heights UMC have worked hard to collect items for the annual yard sale which benefits SpringHaven.  If you have items to donate to the yard sale, please call Tammy at 270-763-7242.  Also, please come out on September 2 and support SpringHaven.  Last year was a great success. This year, we are hoping for bigger and better.


St. Benedict Cruise Night

Saturday, September 9, 2017
St. Benedict Catholic, Lebanon Junction Cruise Night:
 
Rod Run, Fish Fry, Gates Open At 5