ACLU of Kentucky and MSU Social Work Class 350 present a program on Recent Legal Decisions Impacting Reproductive Freedom. The program is tomorrow evening at 5 in the multipurpose room of Madisonville Community College’s John R. Grey Building.
Murray State University's department of history hosts a research forum this Thursday afternoon at 4 in Faculty Hall room 505. The topic is "After the Sunset: The Aftermath of British Imperialism,” featuring presentations by Kathy Callahan, Zackery Heern, David Pizzo, and Taufiq Rashid. For more information, call (270) 809-6571.
Nature photographer William Parmley speaks on capturing the beauty of flowers at the MCMGA October Toolbox event. The presentation includes information about composition, lighting, and background, as well as some simple photo editing techniques. The event is tomorrow evening at 5 at the McCracken County Extension Office. No advance registration required.
Broadway United Methodist Church and Fountain Avenue Methodist Church host the Blessing of the Animals this Saturday from 11 to 2 at 701 Broadway in downtown Paducah. Bring pets on leashes. Microchipping is available, and pets from the McCracken County Humane Society and McCracken County Animal Shelter are available for adoption. Dog and cat food donations are accepted.
An art exhibition titled “8 Inches of Separation” opens with a reception this Saturday from 4 to 7 at the BiLan Liao Gallery in Paducah. The group exhibition features the work of BiLan Liao, Char Downs, Maureen Ursery, Michael Crouse, and Paul Lorenz. Regular gallery hours are Saturdays from 1 to 5.
St. John's Episcopal Church in Murray invites the community to the Blessing of the Animals this Sunday afternoon at 4. All pets are welcome. Please use leashes or cages. Owners of pets who can’t travel may bring a photo to be blessed instead. Following the service, refreshments for both pets and people are served in the Memorial Garden.
The Big Read celebration kicks off with a party Thursday night from 6 to 7:30 at the historic Alhambra Theatre in Hopkinsville. The event includes live music, mystery theater, popcorn, a 1920s photo booth, and more. The first 100 readers receive a free copy of “The Maltese Falcon.” More information at bigreadhopkinsville.com.
Omni Visions holds a Foster Care Informational Meeting tomorrow night at 5. The meeting includes information about how to become a foster parent as well as details on Omni Vision’s free foster parent training classes. The meeting is at 450 Park Avenue in Paducah.
he inaugural Racer 5K Run is tomorrow morning at 8. The race starts from the front of the Susan E. Bauernfeind Student Recreation & Wellness Center and concludes on the track at Roy Stewart Stadium. Race day registration is available with a discount offered for a donation of five canned goods. For more information, call (270) 809-5435.
The Graves County Sheriff’s Department and the STOP Club host a prescription drug take-back event tomorrow night from 5:30 to 7:15, before the Graves County homecoming football game. Everyone is invited to bring unwanted, unused, or expired prescription medications for proper disposal.