Kala Dunn

Administrative Assistant, Rick's Kitchen Sink Producer

Kala Dunn is a native of Princeton, Ky. She’s a 2006 graduate of the Interlochen Arts Academy with a concentration in flute performance and a 2010 graduate of Murray State University with a B.M. in piano performance. Her hobbies include yoga, kayaking, reading, running, and listening to music. She lives in Hamlin, Ky.

Ways To Connect

The Yeiser Art Center hosts the annual international juried photography competition "Art Through the Lens.” There’s an opening reception this Saturday night from 5 to 7. The exhibit remains on display through August 1. Admission is free. More information at theyeiser.org

The American Red Cross holds a blood drive this Friday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Keller Williams, located at 301 North 12th Street in Murray. Donors must be at least 17 years old, weigh at least 110 pounds, and be in general good health. To make an appointment to give blood, visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED-CROSS.

The sixth annual SAMFest is set for this Saturday at noon at the Murray-Calloway County Fairgrounds. Local bands Nightfish, Q&A Session, and Big Atomic play in a family-friendly setting with donations supporting the American Heart Association. No tickets are needed for admission. 

The Western Kentucky Botanical Garden hosts the sixth annual Nellie Rarick Memorial Lecture this Wednesday morning at 11:30. Featured speakers Drs. Ernie and Evelyn Hiatt give a presentation on hybridizing. For reservations, call (270) 852-8925. 

"Trivia Night to Finish the Fight" is set for next Friday night at 7 at Knights of Columbus Hall in Lone Oak. Proceeds support Relay For Life of McCracken County. Teams of six compete for first, second, and third place and Best Decorated Table. To pre-register, call (270) 444-0384 or register at the door. 

Metropolis holds the 37th Annual Superman Celebration today through Sunday. Events include a kids’ superheroes costume contest, outdoor movie theater showings, celebrity autograph sessions, a Totally 80s dance party, and more. There’s a full schedule at supermancelebration.net

Comedian Scott Long performs this Saturday night at 7:30 at the Baymont Theatre in Metropolis. Long shares his story of how quickly life changed when he became the father of twins at 40. The event is held in conjunction with a Save the Massac Benefit Auction and helps raise funds for the preservation of the Massac Theatre. More information at (618) 524-2714. 

The Humane Society of Calloway County's Canine Good Citizen Dog Obedience Class and S.T.A.R. Puppy Kindergarten are now accepting registration. Both sessions help dogs become well-behaved companions at home and in the community. Classes begin this Thursday at 6 p.m. at the Carman Animal Health Building in Murray. Registration information available at forthepets.org

It’s Monday, June 8. Murray State University's Paducah Regional Campus hosts an Open House for prospective students tomorrow afternoon from 4 to 7 at the new campus, located at 4430 Sunset Drive in Paducah. The open house is for students who wish to finish their bachelor's or master's degree and take courses at the Paducah campus. For more information, call (270) 442-4753. 

Grace and Glory: The Time of Your Life Health Fair is set for tomorrow at the Murray Woman’s Clubhouse. The free event lasts from 10 to 1, with special presentations during the 11 o’clock hour. The fair includes information about hospice, insurance, elder abuse, home health care, financial assistance, and more. 

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