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Categories Of Events
The American Red Cross encourages people to donate blood or platelets, volunteer their time or sign up to organize a blood drive. There will be several opportunities this month to donate blood. For more information you can call 1-800-RED-CROSS, or visit the website www.redcrossblood.org.
March 15: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at the CFSB Center, 1401 KY-121 in Murray
March 2: 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. at Bardwell Baptist Church, 323 US Highway 51 South in Bardwell
March 7: 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. at First Baptist Church, 115 Second Street in Fulton
March 14: 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. at Fancy Farm Elementary School, 10225 State Route 80 West in Fancy Farm
March 9: 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. at Lowes Elementary School, 6775 State Route 440 in Lowes
March 6: 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. at Sedalia Elementary School, 5252 State Route 97 in Mayfield
March 7: 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. at Graves County Central Elementary, 2262 State Route 121 North in Mayfield
March 9: 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. at Farmington Elementary School, 7730 State Route 121 South in Mayfield
March 8: 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m at Symsonia Elementary School, 11730 State Route 131 in Symsonia
March 8: 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. at Wingo Elementary School, 449 Lebanon Street in Wingo
March 14: 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. at Lake City Baptist Church, 410 Hazel Demery Road in Grand Rivers
March 13: 12:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church Kuttawa, Walnut Drive in Kuttawa
March 13: 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. at First Baptist Church, 1st and Ash Street in Calvert City
March 2 – March 14: Times vary. Paducah Blood Donation Center, 4635 Falconcrest Drive in Paducah
March 6: 11:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. at First Christian Church, 415 Audubon Drive in Paducah
Hope Harbor Church on Highway 94 East near Murray hosts Celebrate Recovery each Tuesday night from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Celebrate Recovery is a 12-step Christ-centered recovery meeting program for anyone who struggles with hurts, habits, or hang-ups. For more information, call 270-753-6695.
Reformers’ Unanimous, a faith based addictions program, meets every Friday from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at Eastwood Baptist Church in Murray. The public is invited. Childcare is provided. For more information or a ride, call the church at 270-753-1834.
Reformers’ Unanimous, a faith based addictions program, meets every Friday starting 7:00 p.m. at Calvary Baptist Church, located on 631 North Gilbertsville. For more information call 423-360-7569.
Foster Parent informational meetings are available in your home or at Omni Visions, at 6155 State Route 1241 in Hickory, Kentucky. Call 1-888-635-4212 or visit www.omnivisions.com for more information.
Caring and Sharing, located behind Glendale Church of Christ in Murray, provides a charity food pantry on Mondays from 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. as well as a clothing ministry on Tuesdays from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Caring and Sharing invites you to join them for a Bible study followed by a free meal on Tuesdays from 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Caring and Sharing accepts new and used clothes from 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. on Tuesdays. For more information you can call Karl at 270-293-8854.
The Marshall County Public Library Benton Branch is hosting “Baby and Me Storytime” for babies newborn through 2 years old. The event will be every Thursday in March from 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Learn seven simple things you can do each day to help your child’s early literacy skills. Space is limited and preregistration is required. Registration will be open the entire month of February. For more information call 270-527-9969.
The Marshall County Public Library Benton Branch is hosting free in-person tax preparation services during the upcoming tax season. The AARP Foundation Tax-Aide will be offering free tax preparation to anyone of any age by appointment only, each Tuesday in February, March, and April from 3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. For more information or to make an appointment call 270-527-9969.
There will be a benefit concert for Mark and Stephanie Nichols Friday, February 24, at 6:00 p.m., at Kentucky Opry in Draffenville. A live and silent auction will be held and barbecue plates will be available. Proceeds will benefit the family of Mark and Stephanie Nichols to cover medical and living expenses following Mark’s fifth brain surgery. For more information, call 270-703-1631 or 270-205-5636.
The Forever Grateful Farewell Tour, featuring Sandi Patty and special guest Veritas, is coming to the Carson Center in Paducah Saturday, March 4, starting at 7:00 p.m. For more information or tickets, visit www.premierproductions.com or call 270-443-9932.
Tinsel Town Tuesdays hosted by New Life Church is showing free movies every month on Murray State’s Campus on the 3rd Floor of the Curris Center starting at 7:00 p.m. Tangled will be shown February 28.
There will be a meeting for anyone interested in helping, volunteering, providing services or contributing in any way to the 2017 SolQuest Festival taking place in Princeton, August 19-21. The meeting will be held Monday, March 6 starting at 7:00 p.m. at the Eddyville Kentucky Mall room 325. For more information about SolQuest Festival or the meeting please call 270-365-6044, or visit the website www.solquest2017.com.
First Baptist Church, located on 208 Cassidy Avenue in Fredonia, is hosting their 11th annual “Forgiveness House.” This is a walk through drama of the last hours of Jesus’ life. It will take you through the death, burial, and resurrection in inspiring detail. The dates are March 24, 25 and 26 starting at 6:00 p.m. each night. You can register by leaving a message on the Facebook page at forgivenesshousefredoniafbc or call 270-625-3837 and talk to Rena. Childcare will be provided every night.
The Marshall County Public Libraries Hardin branch is hosting “Flying Jeweled Flowers – Hummingbirds”, Tuesday February 28 from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Learn basic facts about hummers, including how to attract them with native plants, and proper feeder locating and maintenance. Linda Ann Ward will be the presenter. For more information call 270-527-9969.
Marshall County Public Libraries Hardin Branch will be hosting “Versatile Herbs” March 28 from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Learn to grow and use herbs for cooking and health purposes as well as making beauty and home products. Linda Caviness will be the presenter. For more information call 270-527-9969.
The Calloway County Preschool/Head Start spring registration for the 2017-18 school year is scheduled for Friday, March 3 from 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., Friday, April 14 from 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., and Thursday, April 20 from 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m., at the Calloway County Preschool. If your child will be 3 or 4 years old on or before August 1, 2016 please call the preschool at 270-762-7410 to schedule an appointment, and complete the registration packet. Children will also complete a developmental screening.
The Baptist Campus Ministry at MSU is hosting their 7th Annual Frostbite 5K on Saturday, February 25 starting at 9:00 a.m. All ages are invited to run or walk through Murray State’s campus. Proceeds benefit Baptist Campus Ministries’ missions activities. Pre-register by visiting www.murraystatebcm.com, emailing frostbite5K@gmail.com, or calling 270-753-5771. Medals will be awarded by age group. For more information call Catherine at 270-753-5771.
Concord Baptist Church in Hopkinsville and One Church in Cadiz are cohosting “Nicaragua” Car Show, April 29 from 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. at 82 Main Street in Cadiz. Registration is $20 per vehicle and free for spectators. Proceeds will go to support mission trips to Nicaragua. For more information call Leah Geiger at 270-350-7031.
Heartland Ministries will be hosting a golf scramble Saturday, May 6, at Drake Creek Golf Club, located on 1 Torrey Pines in Ledbetter. Registration will begin at 8:00 a.m. There will be a shotgun start at 9:00 a.m. and teams will be competing in groups of four. Lunch will be served. Preregistration is required by April 22, and you can register online at www.elevate.fm. Prizes will be awarded. Holiday World tickets will be included in the first place prize. Sponsorship opportunities are available. For more information or assistance with registration please call 270-437-4095. Proceeds will benefit the radio stations.