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.
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.
The Murray-Calloway County Hospital Blood Donor Center holds a blood drive at East Calloway Elementary School Wednesday from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. All blood types are needed at this time. If you are interested in hosting a blood drive or donating blood, call the MCCH Blood Donor Center at 270-762-1119.
The Murray Art Guild’s sponsored exhibition Visual Evidence 2014 opens this Saturday at 6 p.m. at the Miller Conference Center. The competitive exhibition features the work of 26 artists, including figurative oil paintings, abstract watercolors, jewelry, photography, fibers, furniture, and sculpture. The exhibit runs through April 8th.
The Rockabilly 5K, 10K, or 2-mile Road Race is set for Saturday, with check-in at 8 a.m. and the race starting at 9 a.m. at St. Jude Catholic Church in Martin, TN. The cost is $15 per runner. For more information, visit rockabillyroadrace.org.
Hopkinsville Community College holds the 3rd Annual Regional Entrepreneur Conference Wednesday from 8 to 4. The conference is free and includes lunch. Future and existing entrepreneurs and business owners of all stages are invited to attend. To register, call Hopkinsville Community College at (270) 707-3750.
There’s an opening reception for the exhibit “dreamspeak” tonight from 6 to 7:30 in the Clara Eagle Gallery, located in the Price Doyle Fine Arts Building on the campus of Murray State. An artist talk precedes the reception at 5. The exhibit remains on display through April 20th in the Foyer Gallery.
The Pennyroyal Arts Council presents its annual Youth Art Month Exhibit through March 28th at the Hopkinsville Community College Auditorium Gallery. The event features works by elementary, middle, and high school students from Christian County. There’s a reception and acknowledgement ceremony next Thursday, March 13, at 5 p.m.
The Hopkinsville International Festival welcomes Majok Nhial Awouk, who recounts his escape from the civil war of Sudan in presentations this Friday afternoon at 4:30 and 7, and Saturday at 1 and 5 in the James E. Bruce Convention Center. More at ifesthopkinsville.com.
Maiden Alley Cinema features electronic music group JoyCut, performing tomorrow at 7 PM. Paducah and the city of Bologna, Italy, connected through the UNESCO Creative Cities Network to facilitate this international partnership. For tickets, visit maidenalleycinema.com.