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9:26 am
Tue April 1, 2014

Datebook: April 1 - Lon Chaney's Birthday

The Sucker Punch Century Ride is Saturday beginning and ending at Gear Up Cycles in Murray. The 100 mile ride is at 8, the 60 mile ride is at 8:15, and the 30 mile ride is at 8:30. The cost is $40 on the day of the race. Proceeds benefit the Murray State University Cycling Team and the Murray Lion's Club Community Skate Park. For details call 270-761-2453.

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9:13 am
Mon March 31, 2014

Datebook: March 31 - Cesar Chavez Day

The “Capture the Earth” photography contest is accepting entries from Kentucky students in grades 6 through 8 through this Friday. Entries are judged on originality, creativity, composition, and a brief explanation of how the photo celebrates the beauty and diversity of Kentucky. Email one photograph as an attachment to kidsphotocontest@ky.gov

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10:31 am
Thu March 27, 2014

Datebook: March 27 - Sarah Vaughan's Birthday

The UTM University Trio performs new music at a lunchtime concert tomorrow at 12:15 in Blankenship Recital Hall. Flutist Charles Lewis, clarinetist Elizabeth Aleksander, and pianist Elaine Harris perform two works composed in 2013 by Eric Ewazen and Donald Draganski. The public is invited to the free performance. 

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10:55 am
Wed March 26, 2014

Datebook: March 26 - Robert Frost's Birthday

West Kentucky Community and Technical College offers a five-week landscape design class on Thursday evenings from 6-9 tomorrow through April 24. Students learn about design principles and theory and how to apply them to an individual landscape. The cost of the class is $95, which includes a book. Call (270) 534-3335 to register.

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9:12 am
Tue March 25, 2014

Datebook: March 25 - Flannery O'Connor's Birthday

Woodlands Nature Station at Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area hosts Girl Scouts Day this Saturday from 10 to 3. Events and information help Girl Scouts of different levels work towards earning achievement awards. Plan to spend up to 3 hours to complete all activities. For more information, visit lbl.org

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11:11 am
Mon March 24, 2014

Datebook: March 24 - Houdini's Birthday

Every fourth Wednesday of the month, starting this week, West Kentucky Community and Technical College offers training in standard first aid and adult CPR/AED. Each one-day course meets from 9 to 4 in the Emerging Technology Center, Room 141. The cost is $90. For details, call (270) 534-3206. 

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9:54 am
Fri March 21, 2014

Datebook: March 21 - Johann S. Bach's Birthday

Paducah Improv holds auditions for its new six-month improve training course Sunday evening from 7 to 9 at the Market House Studio Theatre in Paducah. Those chosen receive free improv classes and the chance to perform with Paducah Improv. No prior training or experience required. For more information, email paducahimprov@gmail.com

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10:34 am
Thu March 20, 2014

Datebook: March 20 - Henrik Ibsen's Birthday

The Mayfield-Graves County Needline & Food Pantry holds the monthly senior citizens commodities distribution tomorrow morning from 8 to 10. Commodities are for local seniors age 60 and older who have signed up for and been approved for the program. For more information or to find out if you qualify, call 270-247-6333 Monday through Thursday from 9 to noon. 

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10:40 am
Wed March 19, 2014

Datebook: March 19 - David Livingstone's Birthday (I Presume?)

John Goins speaks on environmentally-safe lawn care at the April 1st Purchase Area Master Gardener Toolbox Series. The community is invited to attend the free presentation at 5 p.m. at the McCracken County Extension Office, located at 2705 Olivet Church Road in Paducah.

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10:37 am
Tue March 18, 2014

Datebook: March 18 - Grover Cleveland's Birthday

The 95th Make A Difference Day is this Saturday from 9 to 1 at Roy Stewart Stadium. Collected items include eyeglasses, plastic containers, glass, newspaper, magazines, books, cell phones, clothes, aluminum and tin cans, and used motor oil. The shredder will be there. For more information, call 270-762-0300. 

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