Datebook http://wkms.org en Datebook: July 9 http://wkms.org/post/datebook-july-9 <p>The Nature Station at Land Between the Lakes hosts Cool &amp; Crawly Critters Day this Saturday from 10 to 4. Kids can get a face-to-face look at bats, snakes, bugs, and turtles while learning from visiting scientists and animal experts. The event is rain or shine. See a schedule at <a href="http://lbl.org">lbl.org</a>.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 09 Jul 2014 13:14:11 +0000 Kala Dunn 41933 at http://wkms.org Datebook: July 8 - John D. Rockefeller's Birthday http://wkms.org/post/datebook-july-8-john-d-rockefellers-birthday <p>Donations are now being accepted for the 9th annual fall Community Yard Sale benefiting the Mayfield-Graves County Needline and Food Pantry. Clothing is not accepted for the sale due to space, but take all other items to First Christian Church in Mayfield Monday through Friday from 9:30 to 3:30 through September 18. The sale is set for September 20.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 08 Jul 2014 14:27:57 +0000 Kala Dunn 41907 at http://wkms.org Datebook: July 7 - Satchel Paige's Birthday http://wkms.org/post/datebook-july-7-satchel-paiges-birthday <p>Dave Rittle, mechanical engineer, speaks on the "Instillation of the Power Generating Turbines at the Smithland Dam" tomorrow morning at 8:30 a.m. at the UK Extension Office in Smithland. A short business meeting follows Mr. Rittle's presentation. The public is invited to attend.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 12:48:32 +0000 Kala Dunn 41873 at http://wkms.org Datebook: July 4 - Independence Day http://wkms.org/post/datebook-july-4-independence-day-0 <p>Red Cross-authorized swimming lessons continue at the Murray-Calloway County pool next week. Registration for the week of lessons is $55 for each swimmer, with sessions filled on a first-come, first-serve basis. To register, call (270) 762-0325 or stop by the Murray-Calloway County Parks office.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 04 Jul 2014 15:41:30 +0000 Kala Dunn 41821 at http://wkms.org Datebook: July 3 - John Singleton Copley's Birthday http://wkms.org/post/datebook-july-3-john-singleton-copleys-birthday <p>Murray Art Guild holds its annual Summer Art Party tonight from 6 to 9. The event kicks off the Guild’s membership drive and features a Monster Draw Rally, George Bandarra’s Works in Metal exhibition, live music, and art making opportunities. Willow artist Justin Roberts has donated a Classic Fan Back Chair to be raffled during the event. The public is invited to attend.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 03 Jul 2014 15:09:19 +0000 Kala Dunn 41790 at http://wkms.org Datebook: July 2 - Thurgood Marshall's Birthday http://wkms.org/post/datebook-july-2-thurgood-marshalls-birthday <p>The City of Paducah hosts an Independence Day Celebration on the Riverfront this Friday with food, fireworks, and entertainment on Wilson Stage. Steve Schaffner’s Trio Girardeaux plays at 6:30 p.m., followed by the Paducah Jazz Ensemble at 7:30, the Paducah Community Band at 8:30, and the fireworks display at 9:15. The public is invited.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 02 Jul 2014 13:32:48 +0000 Kala Dunn 41760 at http://wkms.org Datebook: July 1 - Princess Diana's Birthday http://wkms.org/post/datebook-july-1-princess-dianas-birthday <p>Murray Art Guild holds the annual Summer Art Party Thursday night from 6 to 9. The event kicks off the Guild's membership drive and features a Monster Draw Rally, George Bandarra's Works in Metal exhibition, live music, and art making opportunities. Willow artist Justin Roberts has donated a Classic Fan Back Chair to be raffled during the event. The public is invited to attend.</p><p> Tue, 01 Jul 2014 13:31:19 +0000 Kala Dunn 41721 at http://wkms.org Datebook: June 30 - First Corvette Rolls Off Line 61 Years Ago http://wkms.org/post/datebook-june-30-first-corvette-rolls-line-61-years-ago <p>Naturalist, photographer, and author Scott Shupe presents a free reptile show this Thursday night at 7 at Kenlake State Resort Park. For more information, call the park at (800) 325-0143.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 30 Jun 2014 15:13:19 +0000 Kala Dunn 41690 at http://wkms.org Datebook: June 27 - Helen Keller's Birthday http://wkms.org/post/datebook-june-27-helen-kellers-birthday <p>An exhibit titled "Inspiring Visions of Spring" remains on display through Monday at the John James Audubon State Park Museum in Henderson. The paintings are executed in oil, acrylic, pastels, and watercolors. The exhibit is free to the public. For more information, call (270) 827-1893.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 27 Jun 2014 14:11:25 +0000 Kala Dunn 41624 at http://wkms.org Datebook: June 26 http://wkms.org/post/datebook-june-26 <p>Andrew Halford gives a presentation on author and Paducah native Irvin S. Cobb tonight at 7 as part of the McCracken County Public Library’s “Evenings Upstairs” series. The program is free and open to the public. For more information, visit <a href="http://mclib.net">mclib.net</a>.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 26 Jun 2014 14:47:24 +0000 Kala Dunn 41597 at http://wkms.org