Events

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Pink Walk Fundraiser at Calvert City McDonald’s

Oct. 19:  Thursday, Oct. 19 Eat at Calvert Dairy Queen from 5-8 p.m.
A portion of the above sales go to the Pink Ribbon Walk fundraiser for Breast Cancer Awareness.

Community Church Services Calvert City

Oct/Nov:  The Calvert City Community Church is meeting the months of October and November at the Calvert City Civic Center. Fellowship is at 10 am and Bible study of the book of Matthew is at 10:30. Everyone is invited to attended.

Campground Halloween Weekend at Kentucky Dam Village

Oct. 20-21:  The annual Campground Halloween Weekend will be returning to Kentucky Dam Village this year on Friday and Saturday, October 20-21. This spook-tacular weekend offers Halloween fun for the whole family and is open to both campers and non-campers. The weekend kicks off Friday evening with a Halloween Critters Live Animal Show at 7pm in the campground. On Saturday, activities include a Halloween kids craft, hayrides, campground trick-or-treating, a costume and campsite decorating contest, and Halloween storytelling around the campfire. Participants who want to participate in trick-or-treating should please bring candy to give out. For more information, please contact Recreation Supervisor Aviva Yasgur at aviva.yasgur@ky.gov or 270-362-9205.

Aurora Fall Festival

Oct. 20-22:  The three day event will run from October 20 through October 22. There will be arts and crafts vendors, demonstrations by local artisans, flea market and of course, tasty food.Local entertainers will take to the stage during the event and the parade will step-off at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday.

Post 144 Fall Turkey Shoots

Sat. Nights:  Starting around dusk until? Upcoming dates: Oct. 21, 28, and Nov. 4, 11, 18 and 25. Reasonable Rates Per Round – Still Targets. Winners receive choice of meats – first win first pick of the following: Country Ham, Picnic Ham, Turkey, Sausage, Bacon. All meats are purchased at King Brothers. Women’s Auxiliary will have the kitchen open with burgers and fixin’s, homemade chili if it’s cold, desserts and snacks. Located at 2047 Ridge Road, Gilbertsville.

Pink Ribbon Walk-Calvert City-Oct. 21

Oct. 21:  The 9th annual Breast Cancer Awareness Calvert City Pink Ribbon Walk will be Saturday, Oct. 21, from 9 – 11 AM.
Orders are now being taken for T-shirts, signs and Sponsorships. Deadline is approaching for these to be finalized to have time for the printing of sponsorship signs to be placed around Calvert City and along the route.
Items available in support are: T-shirts (must be paid for in advance). Sizes youth 6-8 thru Adult XL for $10; Larger sizes available also. Long-sleeved are also available starting at $13.
‘In Memory of’ or ‘In Honor of’ signs $10 and printed for any type of cancer to be placed along route.  Sponsorships are $25 to be a Bronze Sponsor; $50 for Silver; $100 for Gold; and over $100 is a Diamond Sponsor. Contact a committee member to specify what your sign should say.
To register or pre-order t-shirts, signs, or for sponsorships, call or text Carol at 270-703-2866 or Donna at 270-703-0272. PLEASE order Sponsorships, signs and T-shirts as early as possible.
Same day registration for the walk will also be available at the Calvert City Civic Center on Fifth Avenue from 7:45 – 8:45 AM. The walk will begin at 9:00 AM. Co-sponsored by West KY Avon Independent Sales Representatives and the City of Calvert City.
As in years past, there will be a silent auction, door prizes, awards and refreshments to follow. Everyone is invited and again the Ladies Golf Association will have golf carts available for those who need to ride. Please let a committee member know in advance so there will be enough carts.  With help from business, sponsorships and contributions, funds that were raised last year were contributed to Kentucky Pink Connection. This organization keeps the donation in Kentucky and is marked for breast cancer survivors in the western Kentucky area. The Avon representatives will be out again collecting for this event.

11th Annual Mint Springs USA Music Fest

Oct. 21:  If you love Rock’N Roll…this is the place to be on October 21. 3 bands and show starts at 5:00 p.m. Headliner is the Tyler Porch Band from Atlanta, Georgia. If you missed them at the Fancy Farm Picnic this is your chance. Don’t miss them again. Poppy’s Meat Shop will be food vendor. Please feel free to bring coolers and chairs. Free primitive camping is available. Located at 1244 Tiline Road, Hwy. 70, Tiline, Kentucky.

Aurora Homemakers Membership Drive

Oct. 24:  Aurora Homemakers will have a Membership drive on October 24 starting at 9:30 a.m. Stop by to enjoy bingo and refreshments at South Marshall Fire Haul. Bettye Latham, President.

Halloween Rock Painting Thursday at Benton Library

Oct. 26:  Halloween Rock Painting Workshop at the Benton Library on Thursday, October 26, from 5 – 7 p.m. Create some Halloween-themed rocks at this come-&-go program.

Day at the Park and Membership Drive

Oct. 27:  Marshall County Senior Citizens Day at the Park and Membership Drive will be held Friday, October 27 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Mike Miller Park in Draffenville. There will be hamburgers, hot dogs, chips, drinks and cookies. Also door prizes and lots of fun. For more information call 270-527-9860.

Lourdes providing free monthly Advance Directives seminar

Nov. 1:  Lourdes will offer a free monthly Advance Directives Seminar in the Heritage Room on the first floor of Lourdes Hospital. The seminar will be from 2 – 3:30 p.m. Advance Directives documents your wishes concerning medical treatments at the end of life. This seminar will help answer questions, clarify concerns related to Advance Directives and also help you complete your living will and have it documented in your medical records. This monthly seminar is free and open to anyone who is 18 years of age and older and will be held on the first Wednesday of the month. For more information, call 270-444-2834.

Father & Son Basketball Camp

Nov. 4:  The MCHS coaching staff will be hosting a one day “Father & Son” basketball camp this year. This camp will provide a great opportunity for dad’s and son’s to work together on the court as a team. If you are interesting in attending, an application has been attached. You may also pick up applications at any of the elementary and middle schools within the district. The camp date is set for November 4th at the high  school, and will last from 1:00-4:00. One highlight will be a meal provided at the end of camp, along with a guest speaker. Do to availability, only the first 60 Father/Son pairs to enroll (with application and payment) will be accepted. If you have questions, or need additional information, email Coach Birdsong at terry.birdsong@marshall.kyschools.us

NOTICE:  Marshall County Veteran Van

The Veteran van has a contact change. If anyone needs the Veteran van to take them for transportation, please contact David Green at 270-556-7415.

Kids Klub Wednesday nights at Little Cypress Baptist Church

Come Join The Fun! Kids Klub with music, games, snacks, crafts and Bible lessons. Wednesday nights, starting August 23, from 6:40 – 8:00 p.m. for Kindergarten to 7th grades. *call for local bus routes provided* Little Cypress Baptist Church, 1021 U.S. Hwy 62, Calvert City, KY. 270-898-3620

Calvert City Pickleball Fun

Now playing Pickleball Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, 8:30 – 11:00 at Calvert City First Baptist Church. Equipment furnished and free beginner lessons. Call 270-395-7526 for more information or additional play times.

Gamblers Anonymous Weekly Meetings

If you or someone you know has a problem with gambling, there’s a Gamblers Anonymous meeting at First Christian Church in Paducah at 415 Audubon Drive on Thursdays at 7:00 p.m. every week of the month, year round . Contact 618-570-4882 for more information.

Marshall County Toastmasters meets weekly

Every Monday:  Marshall County Toastmasters meeting is every Monday evening at the Quality Inn and Suites in Draffenville at 6:45. Toastmasters goal is to provide a supportive and positive learning experience in which members are empowered to develop communication and leadership skills, resulting in greater self-confidence and personal growth. YOU can learn to speak in public with confidence through evaluations and encouragement from experienced speakers. Work at your own pace through an organized program that adds new skills with each project. For more information visit Marshall County Toastmasters on Facebook.

Retired Teacher’s Association

All interested retired teachers can contact Mike Harrell at harrell49@yahoo.com or Donna Cope at donnacope@wk.net for information on becoming a member.

Assistance for Area Veterans

Veterans and their families will be provided counseling and assistance in filing claims for state and federal benefits. This is a free service provided by the state of Kentucky. For more information please contact Carol Livingston, Veterans Benefits Field Representative, Kentucky Department of Veterans Affairs (KDVA) at (270) 247-8465, ext. 53239, or email carol.livingston@ky.gov.

Awana Clubs offers fun and fellowship for kids

Awana Clubs is a fun club and fellowship time for children. Join any time after school starts back. Awana is an exciting children’s club for children 2 years old through 6th grade and meets every Wednesday night during the school year.
* Pathway Baptist Church: for more info on Awana at Pathway, please contact the church office at 270-395-5683. Bus pick up available for Calvert City and Draffenville. www.pathwaybaptist.org
* Calvert City First Baptist Church: for more information on CFBC Awana, call 270-395-4600 or visit www.calvertfbc.org located at the corner of First and Ash Streets.

Photography Club meeting

Interested in Photography? The Marshall County Photography Club meets on the 3rd Monday of every month at the Marshall County Library, Benton branch. Join us, Monday, at 6:30 p.m. All levels from beginner to advanced are welcome. For more info call Ceilia Townzen at 270-519-4750.

Adult Technology Classes at MC Library

Marshall County Public Library offers adult computer classes on the fourth Tuesday and Wednesday of the month at their Benton branch. Intro to Computers is offered every month, while the topic for the other class varies from month to month.   Pre-registration is required for all adult tech classes at the library. Call the Marshall County Public Library at 270-527-9969.

Grand Rivers Yoga Class

Tuesdays, 9:00AM and Thursdays, 8:00AM and 9:00AM. Mat and Chair Class Combined. All ability levels. $5.00/Session or $25 for the entire month. Bring your mat and join the fun! Gentle Yoga Class on Thursday at 8AM. Grand Rivers Community Center. Class led by Sheila Walker 251-223-3911.

2 thoughts on “Events

  1. I want to say thank you for such detailed information! I have been scouring through websites and fb pages of calvert city and cces to get info about local events, such as parades, and I could not find any details. GREAT JOB!! THANK YOU!

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