The McCracken County Public Library celebrates the start of its 2014 Summer Reading Program with a block party this Thursday night. The band Gideon's Rifle performs from 6-9 p.m. in Dolly McNutt Plaza. Attendees are entered in a drawing to win a Kindle Fire. The library provides popcorn, ice pops, and drinks. For more information, visit mclib.net.
The Alzheimer's Support Group holds a regular monthly meeting this Tuesday morning at 10 at the Pennyrile Area Development District Office in Hopkinsville. For more information, contact Miranda Hunt at (270) 886-9484.
5K on the Runway benefiting Paducah's Child Watch Advocacy Center and its Court Appointed Special Advocates program is Saturday at Barkley Regional Airport. Registration begins at 7 a.m. and the race starts at 8. A one-mile run starts at 9. Registration is $30 for adults in advance or $35 on the day of the race; $15 for children 12 and under. Register at active.com.