Datebook: March 28 - Happy Birthday Marlin Perkins

Mar 28, 2013

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Do you remember watching Wild Kingdom while you were growing up? If so, then you may remember host Marlin Perkins, who game many Americans their first exposure to environmental conservation and the protection of endangered species. He died in 1986, but his show lives on today, on Animal Planet.

It’s Thursday, March 28

Kids ages six to twelve can spend an evening using the Laser Pegs 3D Light Board to design structures and discover the science behind light at this week’s Friday Night Science Class at West Kentucky Community and Technical College.  The two-hour class starts at 5PM in the Emerging Technology Center.  The cost is $20.  To register, call (270) 534-3335.

Maiden Alley Cinema presents “Girl Rising” tonight at 6:30.  The groundbreaking film tells the story of nine extraordinary girls from nine countries, showcasing the strength of the human spirit and the power of education to change the world.  Find showtimes and ticket prices at

The 2013 Wickliffe Easter Egg Hunt is Saturday at 1PM in the Wickliffe City Park.  All ages are welcome.  In case of rain, the event moves to the Wickliffe First Baptist Church Gym, located at 411 Tennessee Street.

Find community event details at  Thanks for listening.