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West Kentucky Community and Technical College’s Relay for Life team holds a paint party to raise money for the American Cancer Society. The event is Tuesday, March 29, from 5 to 8 in the Anderson Technical Building student lounge. Participants can create their own painting designs on pre-cut wooden spring-themed cutouts. Tomorrow is the deadline to pre-register.

Hopkinsville’s League of Women Voters hosts a forum titled “20/20 Vision for a 2020 Library: Focus on Funding Our Public Library.” The event is Monday evening from 5:30 to 7 at the Forbes Event Center. The forum includes a discussion of the services libraries provide around the state and services participants would like to see the Hopkinsville library offer.

There’s a free health education event titled "Plan to be Tobacco Free" tomorrow afternoon from 1 to 2 at the Center for Health and Wellness. Tracy Tubbs of the Kentucky Cancer Program presents a free 60-minute session teaching people how to be tobacco-free. Pre-registration is required. 

The Hopkinsville Art Guild holds a workshop tomorrow night from 6 to 9 and Saturday from 9 to 4. Tommy Fletcher instructs participants in figure drawing and portrait oil painting. Registration is required.

The McCracken County Public Library hosts traditional Irish music this Thursday afternoon from 4 to 6 featuring the father-son duo Eddie and Josh Coffey. The Coffeys are band members of Bawn in the Mash, The Wheelhouse Rousters, the Solid Rock-it Boosters, and other local ensembles. The program is free and open to the public. 

The Murray State University Department of Music holds a guest artist recital by guitarist Dr. Stephen Mattingly, assistant professor of music at the University of Louisville. The free recital is tomorrow night at 7:30 in the Performing Arts Hall.

The Sigma Department of the Murray Woman’s Club holds its Spring Style Show this Sunday afternoon from 3 to 4:30 at the clubhouse. The show features items from local stores and boutiques, and the event includes door prizes and a dessert plate. Tickets are available at the door, with proceeds benefiting Special Olympics.

The Murray Miracles host the annual Running for a Cure 5K this Saturday morning at 10. Proceeds from the event benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. The race begins at the intersection of 15th Street and Olive Boulevard. Registration is available in advance on Facebook, or register on the day of the race beginning at 8 a.m. 

As part of the 15th annual Murray Shakespeare Festival at Murray State University, the American Shakespeare Center presents “The Life of King Henry V” tomorrow night at 7 in Lovett Auditorium on the campus of Murray State University. Tickets are available at the door. More information available on Facebook.

First United Methodist Church of Hopkinsville continues its inaugural season of the Main St. Sacred Arts Series with a recital of sacred solo music appropriate for the season of Lent tomorrow at noon at the church. Soprano Amber Heady and baritone Tyler Saunders sing works by Faure, Ives, Hayes, Vaughan Williams, and others. Admission is free. 

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