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9:26 am
Wed January 15, 2014

Datebook: January 15 - Moliere's Birthday

The Yeiser Art Center in Paducah presents the Teen Spirit Exhibition 2014, with an opening reception Sunday afternoon from 2 to 4. The exhibit runs through February 1st. Juror Randy Simmons selected work by young artists from thirteen regional high schools for inclusion in the exhibit. The center is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 to 5, and admission is free. 

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10:48 am
Tue January 14, 2014

Datebook: January 14 - DiMaggio Marries Monroe 60 Years Ago

There’s a staged reading of Juggling with Mr. Fields, a play by Jennifer O’Grady, scheduled for this Saturday at 5 at Cherokee Historic Park in Aurora. Ken Zimmerman is featured as Mr. Fields. The performance is produced by Shirley Teach Johnson and directed by Charles Edward Hall. Admission is free. 

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9:30 am
Mon January 13, 2014

Datebook: January 13 - Horatio Alger's Birthday

There's a regular monthly meeting of the Alzheimer's Support Group tomorrow morning at 10 at the Pennyrile Area Development District Office, located at 300 Hammond Drive in Hopkinsville. For more information, contact Miranda Hunt at 270-886-9484.

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9:06 am
Fri January 10, 2014

Datebook: January 10

Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area has scheduled its annual Bison Auction for Saturday, February 1, at the South Bison Range just south of the Homeplace on Woodlands Trace National Scenic Byway in Tennessee. Viewing starts at 8 and the auction starts at 9. Find more information at lbl.org.

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9:23 am
Thu January 9, 2014

Datebook: January 9 - Simone de Beauvoir's Birthday

The Murray Art Guild's First Saturdays workshop series for youth starts this Saturday with a clay sculpture workshop taught by Mickey Garrison. The three-week workshop meets from 3 to 5 and is designed for ages 10 to 15. Participants form and create clay sculptures, then complete the pieces with paint. See details at murrayartguild.org.

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10:34 am
Wed January 8, 2014

Datebook: January 8 - Elvis Presley's Birthday

Dr. Lionel Crews instructs a special stargazing event at Discovery Park of America in Union City Friday night from 6 to 8 on the Great Lawn. Arrive at the park between 5:30 and 6 p.m. and congregate in the Café. A telescope is available for those who want to participate but don't have their own. The event is free and open to the public.

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12:06 pm
Tue January 7, 2014

Datebook: January 7 - Charles Addams' Birthday

Due to a power outage, the main campus of Murray State University is closed today, cancelling the MFA reading by Cristina Garcia originally scheduled for tonight. This campus closure is for the main campus only; all extended campuses are open, and the open house for the Crisp Center in Paducah continues as scheduled at 3 p.m.

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10:32 am
Mon January 6, 2014

Datebook: January 6 - Carl Sandburg's Birthday

There’s a regular monthly meeting of the Hopkins/Muhlenberg Elder Abuse Council scheduled for tomorrow morning at 9. The meeting will be held at the Hopkins County Senior Center in Madisonville. For more information, contact Cindy Tabor at 270-886-9484.

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9:32 am
Fri January 3, 2014

Datebook: January 3 - J.R.R. Tolkien's Birthday

Winter is the peak season for seeing bald eagles in Land Between the Lakes. LBL offers Eagle Viewing Van Tours next Saturday and Sunday afternoons from 1:30 to 5. The cost is $7 for adults or $5 for children. Dress for the weather and bring binoculars. Reservations are required by calling 270-924-2020.

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10:23 am
Thu January 2, 2014

Datebook: January 2 - Isaac Asimov's Birthday

Maiden Alley Cinema presents several showings of the film “Philomena,” including showtimes tomorrow night at 7 and 9. With the help of BBC reporter Martin Sixsmith, the mother of a boy given up for adoption in the United States decides to search for her long-lost son. Find ticket information and more at maidenalleycinema.org.

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