To place an event in the “What’s Goin’ On” section, email: firstname.lastname@example.org; fax: 606-573-0042; or drop a written/typed copy of the announcement by our office at 1548 Hwy. 421 South (beside Hardee’s). Announcements will not be accepted by phone and should be submitted no later than four days before the event. If received in time, it will be published one or two days before the event. Announcements are also available to view at www.harlandaily.com. For more details, call 606-909-4145.
All Harlan County PEE WEE games for the remainder of this week have been postponed to Oct. 21 and 25 (go by the schedule for the week of Oct. 13).
October has been designated by the Humane Society of the United States as ADOPT A SHELTER DOG MONTH. In honor of this designation, Friends of the Bell County Animal Shelter will pay $25 toward the adoption fee for any dog adopted from the shelter this month. That will make the fee $45 for those people who wish to adopt a dog.
Girl Scouts will sponsor a COSTUME DANCE from 6-9 p.m. today at the old Verda grade school for kindergarten- through eighth-grades. The cost is $5 per person. Hot dogs, drinks and baked goods will be available to purchase. Proceeds will help send Harlan County Girl Scouts to New York in June. For more information, contact Sandra Lamb at 606-837-9395.
The Upper Cumberland Association of Baptists annual FALL FESTIVAL will be held from 1-4 p.m. today at Camp Howard (Happy Top, Wallins) — there will be a shuttle from Wallins Baptist Church. There will be games, food, cake walk, face painting, balloon twisting and more. All children are welcome.
New Freedom Worship Center in Wallins will host a FALL FESTIVAL today with games, crafts, cake walk, prizes and food. For more information, call 606-621-0295.
Hilltop Ministry will have a YARD SALE at 204 County Pike in Loyall beginning at 9 a.m. today — rain or shine — with clothes, household items, four tires as well as odds and ends. All proceeds will go to the ministry’s Christmas funds.
Wallins Church of God will have a BENEFIT SINGING at 6 p.m. today at the church featuring singer/songwriter Lawana Blevins, the Mark Turner Family, Debbie Smith, the Doyle Family, Wallins Church of God Singers and more. A hot dog and bake sale will be held after the service. All proceeds benefit the church’s building fund. Pastor Jimmy Thomas and congregation welcome everyone to attend.
GOSPEL SINGING with The Blackwood Brothers will begin at 6 p.m. today at the old Evarts High School. Admission is $10, adults; children 12 and under, free.
The annual HOMECOMING at Pansy Christian Church (Mary Alice) will begin at 10 a.m. on Sunday with special music and a potluck dinner. Pastor Alonzo York Jr. and congregation welcomes everyone.
FELLOWSHIP services at Kentenia Full Gospel Church include: Friday at 7 p.m., Rev. Steve Mullins (youth rally); Sunday at noon, Pastor Ed Houston. Everyone is welcome — no Saturday service.
The Tri-City Chamber of Commerce will host a TRANSPORTATION MEETING beginning at noon on Oct. 20 at the Tri-City Senior Citizens Center featuring representatives from the Manchester and Pikeville district office of the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet. Sherri M. Chappell, P.E., chief district engineer from the Manchester district, will address the work that is to commence on the Kingdom Come State Park entrance as well as any other Harlan County road project that may be upcoming. Mary Westfall-Holbrook, chief district engineer, and Chuck Childers, Whitesburg section engineer and project manager for the US 119 project, will be in attendance from the Pikeville office to give an update on U.S. 119 construction in Letcher County. A light luncheon will be provided by the chamber. Interested individuals are encouraged to attend.
A Kids ZUMBA CLASS will be offered from 6-7 p.m. on Oct. 20 in room 110 of the Administration building on the Harlan campus of SKCTC. The class will be led by Randi Lee Grant and is $10. For more information, contact Tessa Roark at 606-589-3003 or email@example.com.
There will be a LOOK GOOD FEEL BETTER session held at 2 p.m. on Oct. 20 at Harlan ARH Hospital in the One West Conference Room. Registration is required. This is a free workshop provided by the American Cancer Society to help women cope with the physical side effects of cancer. If you are a female cancer patient/cancer survivor and would like to attend, contact Kristy at 606-573-8231 or firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
There will be a PUMPKIN PAINTING SESSION from 5:30-6:30 p.m. on Oct. 20 in room 115 ub Chrisman Hall on the Cumberland campus of SKCTC. The cost is $5 per family — bring a pumpkin. For more information, contact Tessa Roark at 606-589-3047.
The Harlan County BOOKMOBILE SCHEDULE for the week of Oct. 20 includes:
Monday — Cawood Elementary School, Smith, Three Point and Bob’s Creek.
Tuesday — James A. Cawood Elementary School, Holiday Apartments, Rio Vista, County Pike and Baxter.
Wednesday — Wallins Elementary School and Pathfork.
Thursday — Verda, Holmes Mill, Closplint and Louellen.
Friday — Rosspoint Elementary School and Haran County Christian School.
The Harlan County Domestic Violence Council will sponsor a CANDLELIGHT VIGIL honoring victims of domestic violence at 7 p.m. on Oct. 21 at the Harlan County Courthouse (Central Street entrance). There will be live music, door prizes and refreshments.
The NIFTY NEEDLES Quilting Club will meet at 10 a.m. on Oct. 21 at the Harlan County Extension Depot. This month’s project is the Dresden Plate quilt block. Supplies needed are one 14.5” x 14.5” white or cream fabric block, and assorted fabric scraps at least 5” x 5.” If you have any questions or need additional information, contact Pat at 573-1245.
The MATERIAL GIRLS Quilting Club will meet at 5 p.m. on Oct. 21 at the Harlan County Extension Depot. The lesson on Grandma’s Broken Dishes quilt will continue. For more information, call 573-4464.
A certified and trained state service officer will be at the London DAV building (on west 80 behind Clark Truck) from 9 a.m. to noon or longer on Oct. 21 to ASSIST ALL VETERANS and their dependents with VA claims free of charge. For more information, call 606-862-0032 or 606-877-1308.
The documentary APPALACHIAN DAWN will be shown at 7 p.m. on Oct. 21 at the Union County High School. This documentary illustrate the power of prayer with churches uniting together praying against drug abuse, alcohol abuse and family violence.
The public is invited to give comments regarding a TDOT TEA application for Phase V of the Daniel Boone Walking Biking Trail in Harrogate, Tenn. This phase will be the final connector to join all trails from Cumberland Gap High School, through the Town of Cumberland Gap to the National Historical Park. Your comments are welcome at the meeting beginning at 5 p.m. on Oct. 21 at Harrogate City Hall, located 138 Harrogate Crossing.
REVIVAL services at Cumberland Nazarene Church will begin at 7 p.m. nightly Oct. 22-24. There will be special singing nightly. Pastor Dillard Stanley and congregation invite everyone to attend.
Middlesborough Little Theatre will present THE MIRACLE WORKER Oct. 22-26 at the Central Auditorium in Middlesboro. Nightly performances begin at 7:30 p.m. and the Sunday matinee at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $5 at the door. For more information, call or text Amy Simpson, MLT director, at 606-499-4060.
UK Halloween Kids’ BOO BASH will be held from 4-6 p.m. on Oct. 24 at the Harlan County Extension Depot. Children through age 13 may trick or treat the tables for candy and favors. Everything is free. Children are encouraged to wear costumes. All children must be accompanied by an adult. For more information, call 573-4464.
Sunny Acres First Church of God will host a community FALL FESTIVAL from 5-7 p.m. on Oct. 25. Festivities will include a cake walk, various games for children, prizes, treat bags and more. Hot dogs, chips and drinks will be served to everyone. Everything is free and everyone is invited to attend. For more information, call 573-1836.
The Harlan Elementary School SBDM COUNCIL meeting on Oct. 20 has been rescheduled to Oct. 27
Harlan County Extension Service will host a series of FORESTRY WORKSHOPS this fall. The first workshop will be “What’s Killing Our Trees: What We Can and Can’t Do” and will discuss why our trees are under attack from invasive insect pests. It will also address threats to our forests. This workshop will be held at 7 p.m. on Oct. 28 at the Harlan County Extension Depot. For more information or to register, call 573-4464.
The Kentucky Blood Center will host a BLOOD DRIVE from 1:30-5 p.m. on Oct. 27 at the Harlan Center in the meeting rooms. A special Fight Cancer T-shirt will be offered while supplies last. To schedule a donation, visit kybloodcenter.org or call 800-775-2522.
Harlan Health Rehabilitation Center will host their annual TRICK OR TREAT NIGHT beginning at 5:30 p.m. on Oct. 30 All children 12 years and under are welcome to attend.
HOLIDAY IDEAS will be presented by Theresa Howard at 5 p.m. on Oct. 30 at the Extension Depot. A booklet with recipes and crafts will be given to those attending and samples of several crafts will be shown. The workshop is free, but registration is requested. If less than 10 people register, the workshop will be canceled. To register, call 573-4464.
Pine Mountain Settlement School will host a FALL PARTY HAY RIDE at 5 p.m. on Oct. 30 — meet in the library. Join in for lots of fun, games and refreshments. For more information, contact Judy Lewis, community coordinator, at 606-558-3586 or the Pine Mountain office at 606-558-3571.
LOCUST GROVE Missionary Baptist Church in Dizney will have missionary Andrew Tonkin as the guest speaker on Oct. 30 beginning with a time of fellowship at 5:30 p.m. Bro. Andrew Tonkin is a Baptist missionary serving in Brazil and the Amazon Basin of South America. Everyone is welcome.
Halloween will be observed in Harlan County on Oct. 31. TRICK-OR-TREAT hours are from 5-7 p.m.
The Cumberland Tourist Commission will host TRICK-OR-TREAT ON MAIN from 3-5 p.m. on Oct. 31 on Main Street in Cumberland.
TRUNK OR TREAT will begin at 5 p.m. on Oct. 31 at Dressen Church of God.
Loyall Church of God will host TRUNK OR TREAT beginning at 5 p.m. on Oct. 31 on the church parking lot.
OCT. 31; NOV. 13
Registration is now open for the TASTE OF HARLAN COUNTY event to be held from 5:30-7 p.m. on Nov. 13 at the Harlan Center. Taste of Harlan County is an opportunity for people to taste the best food in Harlan County and fight cancer at the same time. Registration fee is a minimum donation of $20 per dish. Each dish submitted should be able to provide around 200 bites (bites, not portions) A regular casserole dish would provide at least 200 bites. Restaurants, caterer’s and cooks that would like to enter a dish/dishes can call 606-505-5084 for more information. This is a Relay For Life fundraiser for Relay For Life teams Harlan County Realty and Friends and Harlan’s Hospitality Heroes. All proceeds will go to the American Cancer Society. The registration deadline is Oct. 31.
The annual Homemakers HOLIDAY BAZAAR will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Nov. 1. Vendors will be selling a variety of items including crafts, baked goods, scrapbooking supplies, jewelry, cookbooks, wooden crafts, Avon and much more. If you’re interested in selling items, call 573-4464 to reserve a table. No set-up fee will be charged.
The Blood Sweat Fear 5k Obstacle ZOMBIE RUN will begin at noon on Nov. 1 in Cumberland for ages 14 and up (under 18 must have a parent sign and participate with you). For more information, visit www.harlancountytrails.com; email email@example.com; or call the Cumberland Tourist Commission at 606-589-5812 or Harlan Tourism at 606-573-4495.
Ronnie Owens Farms’ CORN MAZE PUMPKIN PATCH will be presented from noon to 10 p.m., Friday through Nov. 1. For more information, call 423-733-8581 or visit www.ronnieowensministries.com.
The third annual LADIES TEA in memory of Dot Disney and Doris Yaden will begin at 1:30 p.m. on Nov. 2 at the Tri-City Senior Citizens Center. Tickets are $10 per person and will be available at the center. Seating is limited — don’t forget to wear your pretty hats. Proceeds from ticket sales, less expenses and all donations will be given to “Breast Cancer for the Cure” in memory of Disney and Yaden.
NOV. 11, 14
Local artists are sought for the Artists’ Attic “Echoes: Creations inspired by famous works of art” EXHIBIT on Nov. 14. Take a piece of art that is familiar worldwide and putting your own spin on it. Art submission deadline is Nov 11.
Harlan County High School’s revised SITE BASE COUNCIL 2014-2015 meeting dates are Nov. 12, Dec. 10, Jan. 14, Feb. 11, March 11, April 8, May 13 and June 10. The council meets at 3:15 p.m. on the second Wednesday of each month in the HCHS Media Center. Everyone is invited to attend.
Tri-City Funeral Home will sponsor the Annual Tri-City Senior Citizen THANKSGIVING DINNER beginning at noon on Nov. 13 at the Lynch Church of God fellowship hall — dine in only.
The Wilderness Trail Area HOLIDAY COOKING SCHOOL will be held from 5-7 p.m. on Nov. 13 at the London/Laurel County Optimist Club. Tickets are available at the Harlan County Extension Service — tickets will not be sold at the door. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 573-4464 or come by the Extension Office at 519 South Main Street.
NOV. 18, 19
A JEWELRY WORKSHOP will be taught on Nov. 18 and 19 at 10:30 a.m. You need attend only one class. Participants will make two pairs of Christmas earrings (angel and Christmas tree). Cost is $15. To register, call 573-4464.
ALL THINGS IN MIND, a support group for those affected by depression, anxiety, bipolar or other mental health disorders, either as a patient or family/friend, will have its first meeting on from 6:30-8 p.m. on Nov. 20 at the Harlan Public Library Community Room. This is a supportive group and will offer no diagnosis, but rather tips on coping, caring and living a healthier lifestyle. For more information, contact Greg Sturgill by leaving a message at 606-573-4223 or 606-273-5139.
NOV. 22; DEC. 6
The 2014 Harlan County CHRISTMAS PARADE will begin at 5:30 p.m. on Dec. 6 with lineup starting at 4 p.m. This year’s theme is “Christmas Through the Decades.” Parade entry forms are available at Southern Wholesale, the Harlan Center, online or via email per request. Completed forms may be dropped off at the Harlan Center, the Harlan Daily Enterprise, Southern Wholesale or mailed to the Harlan County Chamber of Commerce at P.O. Box 268, Harlan, Ky. 40831 by Nov. 22. Entries received after this date will not be accepted.
Adult/seniors indoor VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT will be held Nov. 22 at the Rocky Top Sports World in Gatlinburg. Age divisions include 25, 35, 45, 55, 65 — men’s and women’s (pool play plus double elimination). Cost is $150 per team for all-day play. Players receive a Rocky Top T-Shirt. Sign up for the annual Great Escape Adult VB Tournament at www.signaturevolleyball.com. For more information, call/text 423-426-1705.
Anthony Noe Ministries will sponsor the second annual RETURNING THE FAVOR beginning at 6 p.m. on Dec. 13 at New Covenant Cawood Church of God. This benefit gathering will raise money to provide those in need Christmas dinners throughout Harlan County. The goal is to feed a minimum of 750 families.
A military SUPPORT GROUP for all active, separated or any former military men or women meets at 6:30 p.m. every first and third Monday of the month at the Middlesboro National Guard Armory, located on 30th Street. If you are facing financial, relationship, criminal, adjustment, substance abuse or other problems, this is for you.
The Harlan County WALKING CLUB meets Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 10-11:30 a.m. at the Harlan County High School indoor track. The walking club is free. It allows the public to walk indoors. For more information, contact Cecilia Adams, Harlan County Community Education director, at 573-4330 ext. 2061.
Benchmark Family Services, serving Bell, Harlan, Clay, Knox, Laurel and Whitley counties, invites you to become a FOSTER PARENT. Free orientation classes are held from 5-6 p.m. on any Tuesday. For more information, call 606-526-6992 or toll free at 866-526-6992.
LIGHTHOUSE LIFELINE OF BELL COUNTY support group sessions will be held every Tuesday, beginning at 5 p.m. with refreshments/services and support group sessions from 6-7:30 p.m. Support group sessions will be from 1-2:30 p.m. every Thursday. Sessions will be held at the Lighthouse Career Training Center, located at 980 Old Bell High Road, off of U.S. 119. Sessions are free and workbooks are optional. Everyone is welcome. Sessions include: Insight, identifying life-controlling issues — nine weeks; stepping into freedom, 12 Steps — 13 weeks; and anger management — nine weeks. For more information, call 606-337-3165 Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The JOB CLUBS of Eastern Kentucky meets weekly with a small group of job seekers and workforce professionals to gain a competitive edge in today’s tough job market. Job clubs are free and help you create a game plan for your job search link with quality employers, improve your interviewing skills, learn self-marketing skills, evaluate, negotiate and land job offers, connect with other job seekers and ease your stress during your job search. The Harlan County Job Club will meet at 1 p.m. on Wednesdays at the Depot in Harlan. New members are welcome. New member orientation begins at 12:30 p.m.
The Harlan County Country Club invites everyone to sign up for the local CHURCH LEAGUE. All church members are offered a reduced rate of $5 per player for nine holes every Thursday. Sign up at 5:30 p.m., start at 6 p.m. For more information, call 573-2510.
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The Cawood Ledford Boys Girls Club is RECRUITING VOLUNTEERS. What better way to give back to your community than by investing in our youth? The club is open to youth ages 6-18 for the after-school program from 2:30-6 p.m., Monday through Friday. For more information, call 606-573-0960.
Individuals wishing to participate in the holiday show “THE NUTCRACKER, a Christmas Dream” are asked to contact director Robyn Bingham at 573-4168. The performances, staged by members of Robyn’s Dance Academy and in collaboration with Southeast Kentucky Community Technical College, calls for cast members ages 5 and older.
KNICKERBOCKER PICTURES certificates are being sold by 4-H teens, 4-H agent and assistants, volunteers and 4-H Council members during September as a 4-H fundraiser for the 4-H Teen Club. The certificates are for two 8X10, two 5X7 and eight wallet sized photos for $10. In addition each certificate purchased during this time will include a 10X13 as a free gift. For more information or to purchase a certificate, contact a 4-H agent. Adults interested in selling certificates to earn free packages of photos can contact Raymond Cox at the 4-H office or call 273-0835, by Facebook or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
NARCONON is reminding families that the use of addicting drugs is on the rise, take steps to protect your family from drug use. If you know anyone who is struggling with drug addiction get them the help they need. Call for a free brochure on the signs of addiction for all drugs. Narconon also offers free screenings and referrals. For more information, call 800-431-1754 or visit DrugAbuseSolution.com.