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Arts and Crafts

Free adult scrapbooking offered at the Eminence Community Life Center from 10 a.m. to noon, on Thursdays.
Chamber of Commerce
The Henry County Chamber of Commerce will hold a networking dinner on Tuesday, March 29.
The Patrick Henry Award dinner, honoring Martha Tarry Simpson, will be held Tuesday, May 17.

Church Services
Ash Wednesday Service to be held at 6 p.m., Wednesday, March 9, at the First Presbyterian Church Eminence. All are invited.
Grace Fellowship of LaGrange will hold midweek services at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 15, in the Ramada Inn meeting room.  These services will be held every Tuesday.

Civic Organizations
Eminence Rotary Club meets at noon at the Henry County Public Library every Monday.

Community Service
The mobile food pantry visits Henry County from 3-6 p.m. on the 4th Wednesday of each month. The gates open at 2:45 p.m. Please bring ID or recent mail to confirm address — must live in Henry County.
Bundle up your newspapers, aluminium, plastics, etc., and take to County Road Barn at 714 Property Road, 7 days a week.

The Henry County Middle School SBDM meeting was rescheduled from Wednesday, March 2 to 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 9, in the conference room.
SBDM council parent votes will be held at New Castle Elementary as well as Literacy Night and the bookfair will open to parents on Thursday, March 24.
New Castle Elementary SBDM council will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, March 28.
Eastern Elementary SBDM council will meet at 4:30 p.m. in the school library Wednesday, April 6.
New Castle Elementary SBDM council will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, April 25.

Farmers Market
Henry County Farmers Market opens for the season the first Saturday in May, and runs through the end of October.

Fund Raiser
The Alice Powell Circle of the New Castle First Baptist Church will have a soup and salad luncheon along with a silent auction on Friday, March 11. The cost will be $6 with proceeds going to Fellowship Hall Renovation.  Please call after 9 a.m. to (502) 845-2355 for take out orders.

Government Meetings
Campbellsburg City Council — 7 p.m., 3rd Monday of each month at Campbellsburg City Hall.
Eminence City Council — 6:15 p.m., 2nd Monday of each month at Eminence City Hall.
New Castle City Commission — 7 p.m., 1st Monday of each month at the New Castle Fire Department.
Pleasureville City Commission — 7 p.m., 1st Monday of each month at Pleasureville City Hall.
Smithfield City Commission — 7:30 p.m., 1st Monday of each month at Smithfield Baptist Church.
Henry County Fiscal Court — 6 p.m., 2nd Tuesday of each month in the District Court Room.
Henry County Board of Education — 7 p.m., 3rd Monday of every month at various locations.
Eminence Independent Board of Education — 6:30 p.m., 3rd Tuesday of every month at the Board of Education office unless otherwise announced.
Henry County Planning and Zoning — 7 p.m., 2nd Wednesday of each month at the Henry County Courthouse.
Henry County P&Z Board of Adjustments — 7 p.m., 4th Monday of each month at the Henry County Courthouse.

Library Happenings
Free Computer Class, Windows 7 and Internet Basics at 10:30 a.m. at the Henry County Library, Thursday, March 10.
Teen Movie Night, a special Free movie night for ages 13-18 at 7 p.m. Friday, March 11 at the Henry County Library.
Story Time at 10 a.m., Monday, March 14, at the Henry County Library for children ages 2 to 4.
Senior Club will meet from 9 a.m. to noon on Tuesday, March 15 at the Henry County Library.
New Movie Tuesday at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 15 at the Henry County Library. Snacks are provided. Film is rated R, no one under the age of 18 will be admitted without a completed parental permission form.
For more information about library events, please call (502) 845-5682 for more information.

Political Groups
Henry County Republican Party — 7 p.m., 2nd Tuesday of each month, at the Henry County Board of Education Building.
The Henry County Republican Party Lincoln-Reagan Luncheon will be held from noon until 3 p.m. at the 4H Building at the Henry County Fairgrounds, Saturday, April 30.  Cost is $20.00 per person. Call Jon Park at (502) 706-1744 for more information.

Relay for Life
Community wide Sock Hop from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m., Saturday, April 16, at the Henry County Fair Grounds Ag Arena. Diner food and entertainment to fit the music era! Family friendly and a great night of fun! Call Jennifer Kelley at (502) 220-1121 or Melissa Perkinson at (502) 220-1837 for more information.

Support Groups
Alcoholics Anonymous meet at 8 p.m., Friday, March 11, at Eminence Baptist Church.  This group, along with Al-Anon, will also meet at 7 p.m., Sunday, March 13, at Henry County Library, and at 8 p.m., Tuesday, March 15, at Eminence Methodist Church. All of these meetings are non-smoking.
A New Direction in Life, a Christian support group for alcohol/drugs or other addictions will meet from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m., Friday, March 11, at First Baptist Church, Eminence.
AA meeting at 8 p.m. at the Pleasureville City Hall building Saturday, March 12. These meetings will be non smoking.
Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) meeting  at 11 a.m. at New Castle Christian Church Monday, February 21.  Please enter through the green door.