The Kentucky Division of Forestry has tree seedlings available. Trees may be
purchased individually for $5 each, a bundle of 10 may be purchased for $30, and
a bundle of 100 may be purchased for $38. For more information or order forms,
visit a local cooperative extension office or call 800-866-0555.
The Paducah Knights of Columbus is holding a fish fry every Friday and Saturday
night from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. at 3028 Jefferson Street through April 11. Call
ahead carryout ordering is available during serving hours at 270-443-3480.
St. Joseph Catholic Church in Mayfield is hosting a fish fry from 5:00 – 7:30
p.m. each Friday through April 11. All proceeds go to Saint Vincent de Paul
Marcella’s Kitchen, located at 242 Griggstown Road in Benton, Kentucky, offers
home-cooked meals at no cost Monday-Saturday from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. each day. A
bus ministry is available, with the following schedule:
Monday, Wednesday, and Friday - 10:30 a.m. Calvert City United Methodist Church
10:40 a.m. Calvert City
11:10 a.m. Sharpe
Missionary Baptist Church
11:25 a.m. First
Baptist Church of Gilbertsville
11:30 a.m. Allendale
11:30 a.m. Sharpe
Baptist Church in Old Gilbertsville area
Monday through Saturday - 12:00 p.m. New Bethel Baptist Church in
12:10 p.m. Walnut
Street Baptist Church
12:15 p.m. Walnut
Court Appointed Special Advocates of United Way in Calloway County is actively
seeking volunteers so that children who have been abandoned, neglected, or
abused can have an adult voice in court. The program includes training which
requires participants to become familiar with courtroom procedures and
circumstances of assigned cases so that evaluation and recommendations that are
in the best interest of the child can be made in court until a permanent plan
for the child is created. Those interested in becoming a volunteer must be at
least 21 years old and pass a background check. Thirty hours of training will
follow approval. For more information, call 270-761-0164 or email
The NWS Peace Program is seeking families to host high school age international
exchange students. Students stay with a host family for 5 – 12 months and come
with medical insurance and spending money. For more information, call
866-846-3977 or visit the website
Immanuel Lutheran Church, located at 100 South 15th Street in Murray,
offers Storytime Tuesdays from 9:30 – 11 a.m. for children from birth to 5 years
of age. Music, snacks, and crafts are also available for children, and a coffee
bar is available for parents and caregivers. For more information, call
Brenda Allcock of Hughes Funeral Home hosts “Matters of Life” the second
Thursday of each month at 11:30 a.m. at Paducah Senior Center and the third
Friday of each month at 11:30 a.m. at Ledbetter Senior Center. Topics include
benefits for surviving family members of deceased veterans, protecting family
assets, getting affairs in order, personal planning, and other related topics.
Stellar Kart will be in concert Saturday, March 22, at 7:30 p.m., at First
Baptist Church in Benton, located at 910 Main Street. For more information,
visit the website
Lebanon United Methodist Church, located at 4620 At Massa Drive in Paducah, is
hosting an acoustic music church service Sunday, March 23, beginning at 2:00
p.m. For more information or if interested in playing or singing during the
service, call 270-210-4959 or 270-853-5871.
Rapture Ruckus, Abandon, and Ryan Stevenson, and East to West will be in concert
Thursday, March 27, at 7:00 p.m., at Brookport Elementary School in Brookport,
Illinois. This is a benefit concert for local tornado victims. For more
information, visit the website
New Harmony Baptist Church, located at 4817 Symsonia Highway in Benton, is
holding revival services Sunday, March 23 through Wednesday, March 26. Jonathan
Clark, Baptist Campus pastor at Murray State University, will be the guest
speaker at 11:00 a.m. Sunday morning, and Kevin Smith of Highview Baptist in
Louisville will be the speaker at 7:00 each evening. For more information, call
The American Red Cross is holding a blood drive Tuesday, March 11, from noon –
4:00 p.m. at First Baptist Church, located at 115 Second Street in Fulton; from
1:00 – 6:00 p.m. at Graves County Elementary School, located at 2262 State Route
121 North in Mayfield; and from 1:00 – 6:00 p.m. at Fancy Farm Elementary
School, located at 10225 State Route 80 West in Fancy Farm. For more information
or to schedule a blood donation appointment, call 800-733-2767 or visit the
The Carroll Convention Center in Paducah is hosting the Real Women’s Expo
Saturday, March 15. Tickets are $3 in advance at all Bank’s Market and Regions
Bank locations or $5 at the door. Approximately 60 exhibitors will be present.
Palma United Methodist Church is holding a breakfast buffet Saturday, March 15,
from 6:30 – 9:00 a.m. Meals are $5 for adults and $3 for children 11 and
Calvary United Methodist Church, located at 2029 State Route 303 in Mayfield, is
hosting a pancake breakfast Saturday, March 15, from 7:30 – 1:00 a.m. The cost
is $5 per person age 4 and older. Proceeds benefit the scholarship fund of the
Graves County Cluster of United Methodist Churches.
The youth group of Rozzell Chapel is sponsoring “Hoops for Hope,” a 3-on-3
basketball tournament, Saturday, March 15, at Graves County Middle School in
Mayfield. The entry fee is $40 in advance or $45 the day of the tournament. For
elementary and middle school, registration begins at 8:00 a.m. and games start
at 8:30 a.m. For high school and above, registration begins at 10:30 a.m. and
games begin at 11:00 a.m. A portion of the proceeds will be divided between the
Graves County Child Advocacy Program and The Lighthouse. For more information,
call 270-705-2141 or 270-705-1789.
Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park will hold its “Ides of March Spring
Cleanup” Saturday, March 15. Volunteers are asked to meet at the old beach
parking lot to help pick up trash. The cleanup will begin at 9:00 a.m. and last
until noon. A bonfire and hotdog and hamburger roast will be held for volunteers
at the Marina Pavilion. Groups interested in sending volunteers should contact
Laura Jackson at 270-362-4271, extension 412 or by email at
The Love Your Neighbor ministry at Gospel Mission Worship Center, located at
6905 Benton Road in Paducah, is hosting a clothing and food giveaway Saturday,
March 15, from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Lunch will also be provided. For more
information, call 270-217-3470 or 270-898-3613.
In response to the recent announcement by the Graves County School Board to
close Cuba Elementary School after this school year, the Save Cuba School
Committee has been formed. A chili supper and auction benefitting the cause will
be held Saturday, March 15, from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. at The Gathering, located at
720 East Broadway in Mayfield. Proceeds raised from this event will go toward
legal counsel to provide advice determining what can be done to keep the school
open. A $10 donation is suggested. For more information or to donate items for
the auction, call 270-705-4298.
Baptist Health Paducah will be hosting “Look Good, Feel Better” sessions the
third Monday of each month beginning March 17. Sessions will be held from 2:00 –
3:30 p.m. in the Heart Center Conference Room. The purpose of the sessions is to
help women cope with the physical side effects of cancer. Registration is
required. For more information or to register, call 800-227-2345.
The National Weather Service in Paducah is holding a free severe weather
workshop Tuesday, March 18, from 9:00 a.m. – noon, in the Emerging Technology
Center on the campus of West Kentucky Community and Technical College in
Paducah. Topics to be covered include tornado climatology, reviews of recent
tornado events, updates to severe weather products issued by the weather
service, the spring flood outlook, and more. For more information, visit the
The Carson Center will present The Miracle Worker, a dramatization of the
true story of Helen Keller and her tutor Anne Sullivan, Tuesday, March 18, at
6:45 p.m. Tickets are $15. For more information and to purchase tickets, call
the Carson Center Box office at 270-450-4444 or visit the website
Sirloin Stockade in Murray will host a rebate night Wednesday, March 19, from
11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. to benefit Gene Dale, who is battling cancer.
New Covenant Christian Academy, located at 218 College Street in Hardin,
Kentucky, is hosting tours of the school Friday, March 21, at 9:00 a.m. For more
information, cal 270-347-3170.
Paducah First Church of the Nazarene, located at 2626 Adams Street, is hosting a
“Come to the Fire” women’s conference Friday, March 21, from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
and Saturday, March 22, from 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. Admission is
free. For more information, call 270-443-3598.
The Nature Station in Land Between the Lakes is hosting Girl Scouts Day on
Saturday, March 29, from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Events and information will be
geared towards helping Girl Scouts of different levels work towards earning
achievement awards. The program is free with regular Nature Station admission.
For more information, call 270-924-2299.
The Victorious Women’s Annual Spring Retreat will be held Friday, April 4
through Sunday, April 6, at the Ramada Inn and Conference Center in Paintsville,
Kentucky. Kathy and Mike Gwinn will be the featured speaker and musician. For
more information, call 606-378-7481.
Joe LaFleur will lead a free guided bird walk and present an audiovisual program
about common spring migrant birds on Saturday, April 5, at Kenlake State Resort
Park in Aurora, from 9:00 - 10:30 a.m. The walk and program will also be offered
at Lake Barkley State Resort Park from 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. For more information,
The Murray Police Department will be holding the spring Citizens Police Academy
April 7 through May 26. For a list of topics, additional information, and an
application, visit the website
The Turkey Bay Off-Highway Vehicle Area in Land Between the Lakes is hosting its
spring cleanup day on Saturday, April 12, from 9:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Participants must bring an off-highway vehicle, lunch, water, and gloves. For
more information, call 270-924-2031.
The Marshall County Empty Bowl Project will be held Saturday, April 19, from
11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., at Marshall County High School in Draffenville. Tickets
are $15. For more information, call Grace Forte at 270-205-0223.
As part of the Evenings Upstairs series, McCracken County Public Library in
Paducah is hosting “Quilt Art: Examining the Narrative in Kentucky Quilts”
Thursday, April 24, at 7:00 p.m. The program will be presented by Pearlie
Johnson of the University of Louisville. Johnson is conducting a research
project on African American quilters and their quilts. She will be interviewing
quilters and family members in Paducah and throughout Kentucky. This information
will be used to produce a documentary, quilt exhibition, and published book. To
become part of this project, contact Johnson at 502-852-0145 or 502-889-8894.
For more information about Johnson’s presentation at McCracken County Public
Library, visit the website
Mayfield Community Woman’s Club will host the second 5k9 Dog Walk Saturday,
April 26, beginning at 10:00 a.m. at Kess Creek Park. The event is a fundraiser
for the Graves County Animal Shelter. Registration is $20. For more information,
The Homeplace in Land Between the Lakes is hosting its 50th
Anniversary Quilt Show Saturday, April 26 and Sunday, April 27. This year’s
theme is, “What does Land Between the Lakes mean to you?” Everyone is welcome to
submit original designs any size between 12”
x 12” and 45”
x 45”. Submissions must be
received by Saturday, April 19. For more information, call 270-924-2174.
The 4th Annual Lourdes Iron Mom Half-Marathon will be held Saturday,
May 10. The event starts at 6:30 a.m. for individual and relay team members. The
race route will begin and end at the murals along the Ohio River. For more
information, call 270-744-3701 or visit the website
www.paducahironmom.com. To register, visit the website
have an item you would like to have listed on the datebook, e-mail it to email@example.com,
fax it to 270-437-4098, or drop it in the mail to P.O. Box 281, Hardin, KY
42048. No phone calls please, and please try and submit your items at least one
week in advance.