Upcoming Events

If your church, ministry, or non-profit organization has an upcoming community or outreach event, let us know by filling out the event submission form.

Event Categories

Concerts

Stars Go Dim, Seventh Day Slumber, and Steven Malcom will be in concert Saturday, March 14, at 6:30, at First United Methodist Church in Metropolis, Illinois, at 100 East Fifth Street.

David Crowder will be in concert Sunday, May 3, at 6:30, at The Carson Center in Paducah. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 270-450-4444 or visit www.thecarsoncenter.org.

Revival, Homecoming, and Other Services

If your church, ministry, or non-profit organization has an upcoming community or outreach event, let us know by filling out the event submission form.

Community Events

Murray Preschool/Head Start and Early Head Start will hold registration for the 2020-2021 School Year on Friday, February 28. Registration will be held at the Murray Board of Education, located at 208 South 13th Street in Murray. Registration is by appointment only. To make an appointment or for more information, call 270-809-3262.

Olive Baptist Church, located at 4611 Olive Hamlet Road in Hardin, Kentucky, is hosting Center Shot Archery, for grades 2 through 12, every Sunday night until March 8th, from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. The event is free, with no experience required and all equipment will be provided. For more information, call 270-994-4420.

Paducah’s Dogwood Trail Bicycle Ride will be held Sunday, April 19, from 2:30 until 5:00. The entire route is eleven miles and participants may ride as much or as little of the Dogwood Trail as desired. A potluck will be held at BikeWorld following the ride. For more information, you can call 270-442-0751.

The Hugs Projects of Western Kentucky is seeking volunteers to assist with packing and sending care packages to troops serving around the world. To learn about specific items you can donate or to learn how you can volunteer to serve, call 270-898-4464 or 270-556-4469. You can also visit the The Hugs Project of Western Kentucky Facebook page.

Educational Events

Youth Mental Health First Aid Training will be offered Wednesday, March 4, from 8:00 until 5:00 at Murray Calloway Transit Authority, at 1111 Transit Way in Murray. Youth Mental Health First Aid is an 8-hour training course that teaches adults who work with youth the skills they need to reach out and provide initial support to adolescents who may be developing a mental health or substance use issue and help connect them to the appropriate care. The course will be presented by the Four Rivers Regional Prevention Center. A light breakfast and lunch will be provided. The training is free but space is limited. For more information, call 270-442-8039, extension 1716.

Marshall County Sheriff’s Office is presenting church security training on Saturday, March 7, from 9:00 until 12:00 at New Harmony Baptist Church. The church is located at 4817 Symsonia Highway in Benton. Up to four security team members from each church may attend. For more information or to reserve seats, call Marshall County Sheriff’s Office at 270-527-3112.

Marshall County Agriculture and Natural Resources will host a class on beekeeping for beginners Tuesday, March 10, at 6:00. This class is intended to teach the basis of beekeeping while offering an informal setting for inexperienced beekeepers to ask questions. For more information, call 270-527-3285.

Mike Miller Park in Draffenville is hosting, “Clinic to Success: Disc Golf Tips for Beginners,” on Saturday, March 21, from 10:00 until 2:00. Registration is limited to 50 participants who want to learn how to please disc golf and learn how a tournament works. Topics will include putting, driving, disc selection, and game rules. On site registration will begin at 9:00. For more information or to register, call 618-960-0287.

Court Appointed Special Advocates of Graves County and Southwest Kentucky will hold an informational meeting Tuesday, March 24, at 5:00, at Sullivan University in Mayfield, at 1102 Paris Road. For more information, call 270-251-2060 or visit www.casagravesswky.org.

Josh McDowell will be speaking at Murray State University’s Curris Center Ballroom on Tuesday, March 24, at 7:00. Josh will be speaking about the reliability of Biblical scriptures, the evidence for Jesus’ resurrection, his personal testimony, and more. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.murraystate.edu/cfn.

The Hopkinsville International Festival will be held Friday, March 27 and Saturday, March 28, at the Hopkinsville Sportsplex. Events will be themed around celebrating our global heritage with music, food, and family fun. Events will be held from 4:00 until 8:00 Friday and from 10:00 until 6:00 Saturday. For more information, you can call 270-887-4290.

Fundraisers

Knights of Columbus in Paducah at 3028 Jefferson Street is hosting a fish fry benefiting Cassidy’s Cause Therapeutic Riding Academy on Friday, February 28, from 4:00 until 8:00.

Benton First United Methodist Church will host the Sweetie Paws Italian Dinner and Auction on Saturday, February 29, from 4:30 until 7:00. Proceeds benefit the Humane Society of Marshall County to house, care for, and love dogs and cats waiting for forever homes. For more information, call 270-354-8738 or visit www.humanesocietyofmarshallcounty.org.

The 2020 Western Kentucky Polar Plunge will be held Saturday, March 7, from 8:00 until 1:00 at Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park. The Polar Plunge is a fundraiser for Special Olympics, an organization that supports children and adults across the state with intellectual disabilities. Participants can take part in the 5k run, jump in the lake, or register for the “triple crown” which includes both events. For more information or to register, call 270-293-9054 or visit www.soky.org/polarplunge.

New Pathways for Children is hosting a trivia night Saturday, March 7, from 6:00 until 9:00 at Lone Oak Church of Christ, at 2960 Lone Oak Road in Paducah. There will be ten rounds of questions with ten questions per round. Teams may have a maximum of eight people. For more information or to register, contact Mallory at 270-674-6061 or 270-285-3895.

Team Elite’s 7th Annual Pick a Kid Fundraiser will be held Saturday, March 28, from 8:00 until 11:00, at Mike Miller Park in Draffenville. Proceeds from this softball tournament will benefit Braelynn Reeves, who was born October 2 with Spina Bifida and other conditions. For more information and tournament rules, call 270-227-3668 or visit the Team Elite’s 7th Annual Pick a Kid Fundraiser Facebook page.

The Mercy Health Paducah Iron Mom Half Marathon, Relay, and 5k will be held Saturday, May 9, from 7:00 until 11:00. Proceeds benefit the Family Service Society, a local organization that helps provide food, clothing, medication, utility assistance, and more to area residents in need. For more information, visit www.runsignup.com.