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Wednesday, Feb. 12

Weather Spotter Class

A free Weather Spotter Class will be presented by The National Weather Service, Wilmington, Ohio, at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 12, at Dearborn County Emergency management, 401 W. High St., Lawrenceburg. The class will be co-hosted by Dearborn County Emergency management and Ohio County Emergency Management. The National Weather Service office in Wilmington uses Doppler radar and satellite pictures as its primary tools to detect severe weather. However, the most important tool for observing thunderstorms is the trained eye of the storm spotter. By providing observations, you are assisting meteorologists at Wilmington in their warning decisions, and enabling the NWS to fulfill its mission of protecting life and property. You are helping provide the citizens of your community with potentially life-saving information.

Sunday Feb. 16

Euchre tourney

A Euchre Tournament will be held at American Legion Post No. 452, New Alsace Sunday, Feb. 16. Doors open at  noon and games begin at 1 p.m.  Entry fee is $5. Cash payout to the four highest scores. Refreshments available for purchase.  Tournaments held monthly.  For more information, call 812-623-3695.

Wednesday, Feb. 19

Parent Cafes free

Parent Cafés are free get-togethers that encourage open communication about both the struggles and triumphs of being a caregiver, and share ways to strengthen families through increasing protective factors. A cafe will be held from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. at the North Dearborn Library, 25969 Dole Road, West Harrison. The theme 

Saturday Feb. 22

Healthy families

Several organizations will present a program for parents to learn how to guide their families in making healthy choices concerning overall wellness and substance use, improving budgeting skills, and finding services available in the community. Presented at Miami Whitewater United Methodist Church, 9700 Dry Fork Rd., Harrison, from 2 – 5 PM.

Free Childcare and refreshments. RSVP by Feb. 15 to harrisonwellnesscoalition@gmail.com or call 513-738-5202.

Sunday, Feb. 23

Spring waterfowl 

Early spring waterfowl migration will be the primary focus of this Oxbow Inc. trip starting at 8 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 23, in the upper parking lot at the main entrance of the Oxbow. Many species of waterfowl (ducks, geese and swans) migrate through the Oxbow in large numbers every spring. Late February is also a great time to find large numbers of Bald Eagles in the Oxbow area. Trip leader, Joe Bens, knows the Oxbow area inside and out. Mud and cold weather are guaranteed, so dress appropriately. This morning trip should end before noon. Restrooms are available nearby but not in the Oxbow. Contact Joe with any questions, 1-513- 353-4229, joebens@live.com. Main entrance of Oxbow is off U.S. 50 in Greendale between the Circle K and Waffle House.

Thursday, March 5

Old Friends Bright Beginnings

Old Friends Bright Beginnings luncheon for Thursday, March 5, will feature a speaker from the Cincinnati Museum Center Heritage Program who will give a presentation on “America’s Sweetheart” Doris day. Luncheon begins at 11:30 a.m. in Dearborn Hills United Methodist Church, 25365 State Line Road. For reservations and a $10 donation, call the church office Monday, March 2, at 1-812-637-3993.

Sunday, March 8

Chicken Dinner

North Dearborn American Legion will serve a chicken dinner from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 8, 25329 Legion Road, New Alsace. All-you-can-eat chicken dinner with all the trimmings. Carryout dinners available. Cost is $12 for adults and $6 children ages 4 to 10.

Sunday, March 29

Pancake Breakfast

New Alsace Conservation Club will serve up a Sausage and Pancake Breakfast from 7:30 a.m. to noon Sunday, March 29, at North Dearborn American Legion, New Alsace. Biscuits and gravy, sausage and pancakes, home fries, ham, coffee, juice, fruit and eggs to order. Cost is $10 for adults, $4 children 10 and under and children under 3 eat free.

Ongoing

Movers and Shakers

Every Monday at 10:15 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. and  11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., the Harrison Branch Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County presents Movers and Shakers. You and your child will sing, dance and enjoy music, movement, and fun. Recommended for ages 1- 4. No registration required. 

Fiddlers fest

The Old Time Fiddlers group meets the first Sunday monthly from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Harrison VFW Post 7570, 9160 Lawrenceburg Road. 

Guests are encouraged to bring acoustic instruments to play, or come just to enjoy. Refreshments are included. For more information, contact Rose Ballard at 513-526-8512.

Wellness meeting

The Harrison Wellness Coalition meets the second Friday of the month at noon at The Coffee Peddlar in downtown Harrison. The coalition aims to educate and empower all members of the community to lead healthier lives. For more information, email harrisonwellnesscoalition@gmail.com.

The Harrison Press

Mailing address:
     Harrison Press,
     c/o Register Publications,
     126 W. High St.
     Lawrenceburg, IN 47025
Phone: 1-513-367-4582

 

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