August 18 — The Elkhorn Shrine Club will hold a four-wheeler poker run August 18, rain or shine, at Fishpond Lake. Sign-up will begin at 11 a.m. and the ride at noon. The cost is $10 per poker hand, and prizes are $100 for best hand and $50 for second best hand. Hotdogs, chips and soft drinks will be available at the end of the ride. For more information, call Dean at (606) 634-6849.
August 19 — A free health screening for the public, sponsored by the Appalachians in Control (AIC) Diabetes Research Project of Faith Moves Mountains and the University of Kentucky, will be offered at Graham Memorial Presbyterian Church in Whitesburg from noon to 2 p.m. The screening will include AIC testing, blood pressure check, height and weight, waist circumference and body mass index. Those selected for a study by the Diabetes Research Project, who must be 18 or older, will be compensated for portions of the research. For more information on the Diabetes Research Project, call Tiffany B. Scott at (606) 505-7717.
September 29 — The Letcher County Picnic will be held at the Harrison Community Center, 300 Broadway, Harrison, Ohio 45030 beginning at noon. Those attending should bring a covered dish and a drink. For more information, call (513) 526-8512.