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1st Annual 2014 USA Cares Veterans Benefit Concert

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Saturday, June 28th

Reesor Farm, 2pm – Dusk

Ticket Prices: $20.00 per car load — $10.00 for motorcycles (1 or 2 people on the Bike). Walk ups will be $10.00

Romack Classic Rock Band has teamed up with USA Cares to “Rock Radcliff”. Vendors, Food & Drinks, Pony Rides, Bouncy Castles for the kids, and much more! Come out with your lawn chairs and claim your spot for the concert. Enjoy some great food, meet some new friends and enjoy the day! Gates open at 2pm.

Come support our local troops! ALL Proceeds will go to our Military Families in need.

Location: Reesor Farm, 3031 S. Wilson Rd, Radcliff, KY 40160

Contact: For more information contact Chuck Evans at (270) 351-0510

Celebrate the 75th Anniversary of Batman with Barr Memorial Library

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Barr Memorial Library

July 12 – July 24 – July 26

Celebrate the 75th anniversary of Batman on July 12 at 11 a.m. at the Barr
Memorial Library by watching “Batman,” the spinoff from the cult classic TV
series! The event is free and open to the public. 

Teen Thursday will be held July 24 at 3 p.m. at Barr Memorial Library. Join
us for bat-inspired activities and a showing of the movie “Batman:  Mask of
the Phantasm” in celebration of the 75th anniversary of Batman. This event
is free for teens.

Barr Memorial Library will show the movie “Batman” featuring Michael Keaton and Jack Nicholson on July 24 at 11 a.m. in celebration of the 75th
anniversary of Batman. In addition, bat-inspired activities will be planned.
This event is free and open to the public.

Location: Barr Memorial Library, 62W Spearhead Division Ave, Fort Knox, KY 40121

Information: For more information, call (502) 624-1232

2014 U.S. Army Soldier Show

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The 2014 U.S. Army Soldier Show will be held at Fort Knox’s Sadowski Center (6607 Wilson Road) on July 26 and 27. The Soldier Show is free and open to general public. Doors open at 6:15 p.m. and both shows start at 7 p.m. Seating is on a first come, first served basis. Active-Duty Soldiers bring the emotional, mental, physical, spiritual and family pillars of Military life to the stage in the 2014 Army Soldier Show July 26 and 27 at Sadowski Center.

Location: Sadowski Center, 6607 Wilson Road, Fort Knox, KY 40121

Info: For more information call (502) 624-1838

Nutty Science Enrichment Camp (ages 3-10)


July 9-11, 2014

Taking place at Elizabethtown Christian Academy

Education + Fun = Nutty Scientists. Get Nutty for Science and join the ranks as a Super-Hero-Eco-Agent: As Our Nutty Professor and his assistants team with ECA to use shows, theater, workshops, games, and even art projects to inspire your pint size Eco-Agent to discover the science in the world around us. During this camp the Kids will learn all about the planet, seasons, and go on a personal discovery to find all of the hidden treasures in nature. Our experiments will be explosive, messy, and so much fun. Parents be warned… Kids might WILL get wet, messy, and have a lot of fun during this 3 day camp. Who knows with the Nutty Professor involved we may even get to see some snow.

Ages and CostLevel 1 (Ages 3-6)
(July 9-11 / 9:00 – 11:00) 
$40.00 (+2.40 = $42.40)

Level 2 (Ages 6-10)
(July 9-11 / 12:00 – 4:00) 
$50.00 (+$3.00 tax = $53.00)

Location for Camp: Elizabethtown Christian Academy (ECA)
401 W. Popular Street
Elizabethtown, KY

Register online now at or contact Nutty Scientists of Northern Kentucky at

“Mary Poppins” Movie plays: Historic State Theater

Box Office will open 1 hour prior to start time.
Who has a great memory as a child watching ‘Mary Poppins’? Well, why don’t you plan to come on out to the Historic State Theater this weekend so you can allow your child to create a lasting memory themselves right here in our community!
Can you believe it’s the 50th anniversary of this classic? Come enjoy!

Friday, June 27th at 7pm
Saturday, June 28th at 2pm
Saturday, June 28th at 7pm
Cost: $3.00 each person
 This movie is rated G and is 2 hours 19 minutes

Location: Historic State Theater, 209 West Dixie Avenue, Elizabethtown, KY 42701

Info. and to purchase tickets: 270-234-8258

3rd Annual Founder’s Day Celebration



The fun begins at 5pm.

Food and Drink will be available for purchase

Bring your blankets, lawn chairs, coolers and get ready

for a great evening!

Come on out and help us celebrate with many great festivities.

5pm – Free Kid’s Area, Food Vendors and more

5pm- The Kid’s Fun Run (details coming soon)

Many other great fun events to look forward to!

FIREWORKS AT DARK (Hint: Last year the fireworks were about 945pm. Pretty much once it gets completely dark get ready to enjoy!)

Location: Freeman Lake Park, 140 Freeman Lake Park Rd., Elizabethtown

Information: Sarah Vaughn (270) 765-6121 &

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Fundraiser: Love for Livy Afternoon


This event is going to be a fundraising opportunity! Come on out and support a local family in need. Many great fun things will be taking place at the event.

Here’s what you can expect:









Location: Central Hardin High, 3040 Leitchfield Rd, Cecilia, KY 42724

Info: For more information, please contact Additionally, an account has been set up at Republic Bank if anyone would like to make a donation for the family at any of the area Republic Bank locations.

20 Summer Bucket List Ideas from Elizabethtown Family


Here are a list of ideas on things you can do this summer to keep the fun coming! Many of these ideas don’t break the bank either. That’s a plus!

These are in no particular order.

1. Funtopia Fun (free)

2. Elizabethtown Pool ($2.00 per person) – Funtopia is right next door. Pack a picnic and make a day of it!

3. Central KY Rods & Machine Car Cruise (first Saturday of the month)

4. Radcliff Pool at Colvin Community Center ($3.00 per person)

5. Hardin County History Museum (free): Open Tuesday-Saturday.

6. Swope Cars of Yesteryear (free) Closed Sundays and holidays.

7. Downtalking Walking Tour in Elizabethtown (free) It’s every Thursday at 7pm starting on June 5, 2014.

8. Netflix & Popcorn Night – Grab a Netflix and a box of popcorn and you’ll surely create fun memories. When was the last time you sat there on the sofa with the kids and watched the entire movie. No phone calls, no texting, no folding laundry? Laughter, smiles, fun and giggles are sure to abound! ($1.25 +popcorn)

9. Home Depot Fun on Saturday (1st Saturday of every month)

10. Bowling at Fort Knox – It’s a great way during the summer to bowl and save money! The Houston Bowling Center on Fort Knox is offering a Thursday Throwdown Bowling Special! Up to 6 Bowlers per Lane 
2 hours of Bowling, one 17″ 1-Topping Pizza, 
a Pitcher of Soda, and Shoe Rental
$25.00 (per lane) . For more information, call (502) 624-4740. The location of the bowling alley is 2385 N Knox St, Fort Knox, KY 40121 and you do not need to be military to enter Fort Knox and use this great offer.

11. Second Saturday (free)-A great time in downtown Elizabethtown from 5-8pm the second Saturday of each month.

12. Stories & Tails (free)- Fun at the library with stories and dogs the second Saturday each month.

13. Splash Park at Fort Knox -($5 or only $4 for military) Fort Knox is an open military base. Meaning you do not have to be affiliated with the military to use the splash park. Simply show your driver’s license. Sometimes they may ask where you are going.

14. Farmer’s Market of Hardin County – Every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, it’s a great chance to get some fresh air, some tasty foods for the family and support local farmers.

15. General George Patton Museum of Leadership (free) -Patton Museum now has 9/11 Pentagon Fire Truck on display

16. Lego Night at the Library (It’s the last Tuesday of each month at 5pm)

17. Play area inside Severns Valley Baptist Church - The indoor and outdoor playgrounds are open to the public. Hours are Monday/Wednesday/Friday from noon – 4:30 PM, Tuesday/Thursday from 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM. The address is 1100 Ring Road, Elizabethtown, KY, 42701.

18. Greenbelt Walking Tours and Park - Come explore all the cool trails, paths and ways to see many hidden areas in our community.

19. Sonic Slush Happy Hour – The Slushes and drinks are 50% off from 2-4pm at Sonic. Grab some slushes, get some sidewalk chalk and make it a fun afternoon to beat the heat.

20. 33 Things under $10 that will keep the kids busy ALL SUMMER LONG!

21. Rainy Day Fun – Make a Spider Web

22. Make a Summer To-Do List for your Family

Tell us below in the comment sections any of the things you do with your family and whether they enjoyed it, loved it, or maybe you’ve got some ideas of things we can add to our list the next time!

Father Daughter Sock Hop


The Chick-fil-A of Elizabethtown is excited to have a date night that provides dads with an opportunity to bond with their daughters over dinner, mucis, and dancing.

Your evening will include:

  • Music
  • Special Area of the Restaurant
  • Dancing
  • Picture Opportunities – BRING YOUR CAMERA

Seating times – 4pm, 4:15pm, 530pm, 545pm, 7:00pm, 7:15pm

Space is based on availability

To make your reservations, call Breya at 270.307.7785.

Admission is free but does not include the cost of food.

Location: Chick-fil-A, 1840 N. Dixie Hwy, Elizabethtown

Info: 270-307-7786 (Breya Grenier)

Chick-fil-A is a partner of

Rumble Over Rineyville Fireworks


Friday, July 4, 2014


Music Concert by Fat Mouth Mojo will be

entertaining with great blues and rock music

*Fundraising Event*

Pork BBQ Dinners Available

$10 per car load

Location: Rineyville Community Park, Rineyville School Road,  Just 0.5 miles on the right. Directions: If coming from Etown at Severns Valley Baptist Church, get on 1600 heading towards Rineyville. Continue straight and when you get to the round-a-bout, go 3/4 of the way around and get off on Rineyville School Road. You’ll see the Rineyville Community Park on the right.

Info: If you have any questions, please e-mail

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