Happy Library Worker's Day! It's a day for library staff, users, administrators, and friends to recognize the valuable contributions made by all library workers. It's also World Voice Day, a celebration of the phenomenon of voice. Celebrate both, but shhh please not so loud in the library!
It’s Tuesday, April 16
The Glema Mahr Center for the Arts presents “The Berenstain Bears Live” tonight at 7. The musical theater experience brings the bear family of the popular children’s book series to life. See details at glemacenter.org. To purchase tickets, call (270) 821-ARTS.
Henry James was one of the key figures of 19th century literary realism, known for his imaginative point of view, interior monologue, and unreliable narrators. Some of his best-known works include The Portrait of a Lady, The Golden Bowl, What Maisie Knew, "The Turn of the Screw," and Washington Square.
It’s Monday, April 15
The Euclid Quartet performs tonight at 7:30 at the Glema Mahr Center for the Arts, located on the campus of Madisonville Community College. The string quartet has won numerous international competitions, including the Osaka International Chamber Music Competition in Japan. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 821-ARTS.
World Space Party! Yuri's Night is an international celebration held on April 12 celebrating space exploration milestones. It's named after Yuri Gagarin who became the first human in space, aboard the Vostok 1 spaceship, on April 12, 1961.
It’s Friday, April 12
Land Between the Lakes offers “Dr. Chester’s Wildflower Walk” tomorrow morning from 10 to 12:30. Dr. Edward Chester, Professor Emeritus of Biology at Austin Peay State University, leads a leisurely walk along Bear Creek. The walk is limited to 25 participants, and sign-up starts 1 hour before the program. For more information, visit lbl.org.
April 11, 1954 was "the most boring day since 1900," according to the True Knowledge Answer Engine, a database that calculated over 300 million facts to determine this. Nothing significant happened that day, except the birthday of Turkish academic Abdullah Atalar. Happy birthday Abdullah.
It’s Thursday, April 11
The Paducah School of Art honors the opening of its Student Exhibition with a reception tonight. The reception runs from 5 until 7 at the Clemens Fine Arts Center, located on the campus of West Kentucky Community and Technical College. The show runs through May 6th.
House of Wax, starring Vincent Price, might not be honored with awards from the Academy, but it was a box office hit and one of the first major Stereoscopic 3D films from an American studio. Moviegoers flocked to see paddleball man, can-can girls, and assorted body parts flying off the screen.
It’s Wednesday, April 10
There’s a yard sale and bake sale tomorrow through Saturday at Post 236 of the American Legion. Proceeds benefit the Women’s Auxiliary unit’s local scholarship program. Post 236 is located on Little John Lane, off KY-95 between Calvert City and North Marshall Middle School.