The Animal Health and Pre-Veterinary students at Murray State University hold Animal Health Technology Day this Saturday from 8 to 4 at the Carman Animal Health Building on College Farm Road. Services available include microchipping, baths, nail trimming, ear cleaning, heartworm tests, FIV/FELV tests, and physical exams.
The American Red Cross holds a blood drive this Thursday afternoon from 12:30 to 5:30 at First Presbyterian Church, located at 1601 Main Street in Murray. All blood types are needed, especially O negative, A negative and B negative. For more information, visit redcrossblood.org.
The Red Bus Project is a double-decker bus turned mobile thrift store that spreads awareness about the orphans and mobilizes orphan care advocates. The bus stops at the Murray State University campus gates tomorrow from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. More information is available at the Red Bus Project Facebook page.
Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area offers Educational Field Trip Grants for public school districts for the 2015-2016 school year. Educators must apply by April 30. The grants help schools cover costs for transportation, facility admission fees, program, costs, and dorm rental. For more information, call (270) 924-2091.
The Hopkins County Madisonville Public Library holds a silent auction now through April 22 at the Parkway Plaza Mall location. The auction is open Monday through Friday from 10 to 6, Saturday from 10 to 5, and Sunday from 2 to 4. Proceeds support the library.
The Mayfield-Graves County Needline and Food Pantry holds its monthly senior citizens commodities distribution this Friday morning from 8 to 10. The food commodities are for local senior citizens 60 years or older who have signed up for and been approved for the program. More information at (270) 247-6333.
The Grand Lodge in Paducah hosts a performance of Eve Ensler's "The Vagina Monologues" this Saturday night at 6. Proceeds benefit the Merryman House Domestic Crisis Center. Tickets available at (270) 442-7636 or at the door.
Amnesty International at Murray State University presents "A Panel on Genocide" this Thursday evening at 6 in Faculty Hall Room 201. The panel features Dr. David Pizzo, Dr. William Mulligan, and Taufiq Rashid. The event is open to the public.
There’s a “Justice Run Against Child Abuse” 5K run/walk on Saturday, April 18th at 5 p.m. on the WKCTC campus. Registration, packet pick-up, and the start and finish line are at the Anderson Technical Building. All proceeds go to Child Watch for the prevention and treatment of child abuse.
Austin Peay State University's Community School of the Arts offers a series of one-day writing classes and workshops this Spring. Classes meet Saturdays from 9 a.m. to Noon and are open to students ages 18 and up. This week's class is titled "Chapbooks." To register or for more information, visit apsu.edu or call 931-221-7508.