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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
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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.

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, 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.

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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

YMCA Y-NOW Program Needs Volunteers

Sunday, September 10, 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.