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

Paducah Cooperative Ministry seeks donations for its food pantry to help with its emergency food assistance program. Items needed include peanut butter, ramen noodles, meals in a can, rice, instant potatoes, individually packaged items, saltine crackers, baby formula, baby food, and diapers. Bring donations to 402 Legion Drive, Paducah. For more information, call (270) 442-6795.

West Kentucky Community and Technical College invites kids ages 9 to 13 to participate in an eight-week program teaching basic coding and computer programming. The Junior STEAM Innovative Club meets selected Thursdays at 4 beginning tomorrow. The club is limited to the first twenty students who sign up. To register, call (270) 534-3335. 

The Christian County Agri-Business Association and the Christian County Chamber of Commerce host a "Meet the Ag Commissioner Candidates Forum" Thursday at 5:30 at the Christian County Cooperative Extension Office. Agriculture Commissioner candidates address the future of Kentucky agriculture. A question-and-answer session is scheduled at the end of the program. RSVP at (270) 885-9096. 

The Alzheimer's Support Group holds a regular monthly meeting tomorrow morning at 10 at the Pennyrile Area Development District office in Hopkinsville. For more information, contact Bruce Carver at (270) 886-9484. 

The 10th Annual Heart and Soul Art Auction is set for Friday, September 11, from 6 to 9 p.m. at Walker Hall in Paducah. The event includes a live auction, silent auction, music, and food, with proceeds benefiting Easter Seals West Kentucky. Advance tickets available at (270) 444-9687. 

The 40th Annual Arts & Crafts Festival at Grand Rivers is this Saturday through Monday at Little Lake Park. The festival features nearly one hundred craft booths and artisans from seven states. Handcrafted items available include floral arrangements, baskets, honey, soaps, furniture, pottery, stained glass, and more. Admission benefits Kentucky’s Western Waterland. 

The Great Rivers Group of the Sierra Club meets tonight from 7 to 8:30 in Murray State University Biology Building room 1119. The agenda includes discussion of the fall schedule, a special event on alternative energy, canoeing and hiking outings, the annual local food dinner, and the statewide meeting. For more information, contact George at (270) 753-8910. 

The Homeplace at Land Between the Lakes hosts an 1850s Trades Fair this Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. The fair highlights artists working in historic trades and crafts such as baking, pottery, bee keeping, salt making, tatting, woodworking, and more. For a full schedule of the weekend’s events, visit landbetweenthelakes.us

The annual Homecoming for former residents of the Stewart County portion of what is now known as Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area is this Sunday at the Bison Range Picnic Area. The picnic area is located south of The Homeplace on the Trace. All former residents, relatives, and friends are invited. Bring food, beverages, lawn chairs, and any other picnic or recreation items. 

The Yeiser Art Center in Paducah offers a free yoga class in the gallery with instructor Phillip Bibb tonight. Yoga for all levels is from 5 to 6, and yoga for those already practicing is from 7 to 8:30. The class is limited to 20 participants on a first-come, first-serve basis. More at theyeiser.org