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duPont Manual Class of 1966

Monday, November 16, 2015
duPont Manual High School, class of ’66, is trying to locate their classmates for their 50th reunion in 2016.  If you are interested in attending, please send your contact information to:

Kentucky Derby Festival Student Art Contest

Monday, November 16, 2015

The Kentucky Derby Festival Foundation invites school students to participate in the 2016 Kentucky Derby Festival Foundation Student Art Contest Presented by The Fillies, Inc. The contest is open to students in grades K-12 and is now accepting submissions.

Winners will be announced at an awards ceremony in the spring.  The award winning student artwork will be on display at the Republic Bank Parade Preview Party on Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at the Kentucky Exposition Center.   Applications and contest information are now available online at All work must be turned in to respective area coordinators or the Festival office by February 19, 2016.

Legal Aid Society Vet Benefit Tool

Monday, November 16, 2015

The Legal Aid Society has launched an online, interactive tool designed for low-income veterans as they apply for VA benefits. Veterans living in Kentucky can find state-specific resources at 

My Old Kentucky Home Christmas Tours

Friday, November 27, 2015

My Old Kentucky Home State Park, Bardstown

Candlelight Christmas Tours, Nov. 27-28, Dec. 4-5, 11-12

See My Old Kentucky Home glowing in candlelight and fully decorated in brilliant Christmas decor this holiday season!  Some will have 12-foot-tall Christmas trees. Stroll through the ages of Christmas as we bring out the best of My Old Kentucky Home through decoration, music, and food. Santa Claus will read “The Night Before Christmas” for the kids, and will be waiting to hear what everyone wants for Christmas!  Children can make their own ornaments to hang on the wish tree in the mansion's children's bedroom. Tours are available 5:30-8:30 p.m. Tickets are $12 for adults and $10 for children and are available by calling 502-348-3502 or sold at the door

ECTC Choristers Holiday Concert

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

The Elizabethtown Community and Technical College Choristers will present their Holiday Concert Tuesday, December 1 at 7:30 p.m. in the Science Auditorium of the college. All are invited and there will be no admission charge. Please come to celebrate the joy of the season.  The Choristers are directed by Joe Galloway, and Dr. Camille Hill is the pianist.  The concert will consist of spirituals, choral classics with music from Handel's Messiah, and music for the holiday season.   For more information contact Joe Galloway at 270-706-8468 or

Hardin Couny HeartChase

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Hundreds of Hardin County residents are expected to lace up their sneakers in support of the American Heart Association’s Hardin County HeartChase on Tuesday, December 1. The annual event, which hopes to raise $25,000 to fight heart disease and stroke – America’s No. 1 and No. 5 killers – begins at 5:00 p.m. with registration beginning at 4:30 p.m.  Participants will have the one-of-a-kind experience of walking through the lights at Christmas in the Park at Freeman Lake in Elizabethtown.

Historic Glendale's Christmas in the Country

Saturday, December 5, 2015
Historic Glendale's Christmas in the Country, Saturday December 5th and 12th.  Merchants Open House on December 5th, featuring Christmas music and refreshments. Parade at Noon and Santa arrives.  Photos with Santa and free carriage rides from 1pm til 3pm.  On December 12th, free wassail on Main St with traditional Christmas music.  Tour Glendale Homes from 5pm til 9pm.  Tickets are $15 per person.  Glendale is located 6 miles south of Elizabethtown, off I-65 at exit 86. More info at

Holiday Wreath Workshop, Dec. 5

Saturday, December 5, 2015

E.P. ‘Tom’ Sawyer State Park, Louisville

Holiday Wreath Workshop, Dec. 5

It's about that time to decorate for the Holidays!  There is no better way to create a festive look than to hang a wreath at your home or office.  Why not create your own custom holiday wreath that you will treasure for years to come?  Join our park staff as we teach you how to use vines and other natural materials to build your very own holiday wreath!  The park will provide all items needed to build and decorate the wreaths; all you need is your creativity! The fee is $10 per wreath. Open from 1-3 p.m. Registration is required; call 502-429-7270 or email Lora Sekeres  for more information.


Holiday Remembrance Service

Sunday, December 6, 2015

The community is invited to the Hosparus Central Kentucky Holiday Remembrance Service to celebrate loved ones who have died within the past year on Sunday, Dec. 6, at 2:30 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 1016 Pear Orchard Road, Elizabethtown. Guests who are grieving the loss of a family member or friend may arrive at 1:45 p.m. to begin personalizing ornaments in memory of their loved one. During the ceremony, guests will place their ornaments on a holiday tree. Light refreshments will be served. 

The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 270-737-6300.

To learn more about Hosparus services, visit

Go Santa Go 5k for Gilda's Club

Saturday, December 12, 2015

NR Road Racing will hold the Go Santa Go 5k in Louisville on Saturday December 12 at 9:00 AM. The event will be held at Iroquois Park (1080 Amphitheater Rd Louisville KY 40214). A portion of the proceeds from the Go Santa Go 5k will go to Gilda’s Club. 

Get into the holiday spirit at the jolly 5k! All participants get to be Santa or one of his elves! Enjoy holiday music, candy, and cookies along the beautiful 5k course. Spread the holiday joy by bringing a nonperishable food donation for Gilda's Club Louisville. 

For more information about this jolly 5k,people interested in running or volunteering can register at: