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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.
An Evening on the Terrace
Aug. 18: Make plans to attend ‘An Evening on the Terrace’ Friday, August 18, 2017 at Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park. A fundraiser benefiting the Calvert Area Development Association (CADA) from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. Tickets are only $20 and include 3 tastings of Kentucky hand-crafted Bourbon or local Craft Beer.
Bourbon enthusiast, Brian Shemwell and Master Distiller, Todd Blume, will be on site to provide history and knowledge of Kentucky Bourbon and the locally crafted beer.
Featuring live Bluegrass entertainment, bourbon & craft beer tastings, and lite hors d’oeuvres.
A full BBQ buffet available for additional purchase at Harbor Lights Restaurant.
For more information, please call 270-804-1029 or 270-518-0543.
Library to host Magic Show at Calvert City Branch
Aug. 19: Marshall County Public Library at Calvert City will have a magic show geared toward adult audiences, nearly as spectacular as the upcoming eclipse! Enjoy a FREE Vegas-style show featuring Darshwood the Conjurer. If you like Penn & Teller, you’ll love Darshwood! Sat, August 19 from 2-3 PM.
Briensburg UMC annual Homecoming Service
Aug. 20: Briensburg United Methodist Church invites everyone to attend their annual Homecoming Service at 11 a.m. on Sunday, August 20. Rev. Kim Morrison, pastor at Mt. Carmel UMC and the Purchase District Resource Leader, will be the guest preacher. Bonnie Ross will be the Homecoming speaker. A lunch for the community will follow at noon.
Area Red Cross Blood Drives
Aug. 21, from 2-6 p.m. at First Christian Church, 2515 Main St., Benton.
Aug. 30, from 12:30 – 4:30 p.m. at Livingston Hospital Health Care Services, 131 Hospital Dr., Salem.
Aug. 31, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Marshall County Hospital, 615 Old Symsonia Road, Benton.
Aug. 31, from 12:30 – 5:30 p.m. at Calvert City Church of Christ, 4625 Highway 62, Calvert City.
Kids Klub Wednesday nights at Little Cypress Baptist Church
Begins Aug. 23: Come Join The Fun! Kids Klub with music, games, snacks, crafts and Bible lessons. Wednesday nights, starting starts 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
On Stage at DJ’s Homecoming Concert at Performing Arts Center
Aug. 26: On Stage at DJ’s Homecoming Concert will be held at The Kenneth Shadowen Performing Art’s Center on the campus of Marshall County High School on Saturday August 26 at 7:00 pm. Doors open at 5:45, pre-show starts at 6:15. Funds raised go to the Marshall Co Children’s Art Center. Enjoy a wonderful evening of music and fun, a tribute to The Bee Gees, duets of Kenny and Dolly, Celine and Peabo, Beauty and The Beast, and many, many more plus always ending with gospel. Tickets are available at Marshall Co Children’s Art Center in Benton, CFSB, Benton City Hall, WCBL, and WCCK Calvert. General admission $15 per ticket. For more information visit www.marshallcountyarts.com, the Facebook page or call the MCAC Children’s Arts Center at 270-252-7022. Bring your family and friends!
Vaughn’s Chapel Cumberland Presbyterian Special Service & Revival
Aug. 27-29: Vaughn’s Chapel Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Possum Trot will be having a special service August 27 with Bro. Jewell Barrett speaking at 11:00 a.m. Bro. Barrett will be celebrating 67 years of gospel ministry. Revival services, with Bro. Russell speaking, will be held August 28 and 29 at 7 p.m. A fellowship meal will be held on Monday evening at 5:30 p.m. before the service. Visitors are welcome.
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.
Monthly Dance at Grand Rivers Community Center
Second Friday of each month, July-September, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM at the Grand Rivers Community Center. Featuring ‘The Just Friends’ band. $6.00 per person at the door. Come dance the night away or sit back and enjoy the music.
Lourdes providing free monthly Advance Directives seminar
Sept. 6: 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.
American Legion Post 236 Fish Fry
Sept. 9: Calvert City American Legion Post 236 Fish Fry will be September 9, from 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. $10 a plate for adults, children 6 to 10 is $5, children 5 and under free. Dessert and drink included. The Legion is located just off highway 95 across from the dumpsters on Little John Lane.
North Marshall High School Class of ’56 Reunion
Sept. 9: North Marshall High School Graduating Class of 1956 will meet at Kentucky Dam State Park Restaurant on September 9, 2017 at 5:00 PM for their 61st class reunion. Call 270-395-4291.
Grand Rivers Cruise-Ins Monthly Car Shows
Sept. 9: Join us in Grand Rivers for the 2017 Bluegrass Productions Top Gun Car Show Series Cruise-In events. The Cruise-In events will take place at Little Lake Park in Grand Rivers the second Saturday of each month, April through September, 2017. The Cruise-Ins are open to all cars, trucks, tractors and motorcycles. This is a free event with no charge to attendees or cars. All makes, models and years of any kind are welcome to join in the fun. The day will include entertainment, music and wholesome fun for the entire family. The Cruise-Ins start at 4 p.m. and continue until 9pm. The Grand Rivers Tourism Commission is a sponsor for the events.
For more information, visit: http://www.topguncarshows.com/
Calvert City Lions Club Charity Golf Scramble
Sept. 13: The 5th annual Calvert City Lions Club 2-Person Charity Golf Scramble is set for Wednesday, September 13 beginning at 9:00 a.m. and registration at 8:00 a.m. at the Calvert City Golf & Country Club with BBQ lunch following play. Deadline for entry is Friday, September 8, 2017. Sponsored by Calvert City Golf & Country Club & Ladies Golf Association. Click here for more information
30th Annual Between the Rivers Reunion
Sept. 16: The 30th Annual Between the Rivers Reunion (Lyon County end) will be held Saturday, September 16, at Star camp, the former Dogwood Lodge location Between the Rivers. Everyone is invited to come out for a Potluck lunch at noon. For more information please call Stella Barnett at 270-388-9416.
Baptist Health Paducah offers free prostate screening
Sept. 20: Baptist Health Paducah will offer a free breakfast seminar for men at 7 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 20, during Prostate Cancer Awareness Week in the Larry Barton Atrium. Physicians Michael Knox, MD, Donald Spicer, MD, and Matthew Young, MD, from the Baptist Health Medical Group Urology Group, will discuss men’s health issues, including prostate cancer and symptoms of an enlarged prostate. The first 50 registrants – 40 to 70 years old, not under an urologist’s care and not previously screened – also may sign up for a free baseline prostate screening. Register by leaving a message at 270.777.4545. One in every six men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in his lifetime. According to Baptist Health urologists, a physical exam and simple blood test to establish a baseline PSA (prostate-specific antigen) score helps decrease prostate cancer mortality by 44 percent.
Old-Time Southsiders Men’s Annual Get-together
Oct. 14: Old-Time Southsiders Men, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, October 14, 2017 at Calvary Baptist Church, Clements and Powell Streets, Paducah, KY. Lunch will be served at noon. Information: 270-898-2489 or email: email@example.com.
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.