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DJK Link See the WorldTHURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23
Thursday, Feb. 23 – April 3
Early Voting
8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Massac County Courthouse, 1 Superman Sq. #2A, Metropolis
You can cast your ballot early for the April 4th Consolidated Election at the County Clerk office, Monday-Friday. Early voting also available on Saturday, April 1st, 8 a.m.-noon. For information, call 618-524-5213.

Every Thursday
The Lord’s Food Pantry

9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Weaver Creek Baptist Church, 2748 North Ave., Metropolis
The church opens its food pantry weekly in the fellowship hall at the back of the church. Anyone in need of food is encouraged to stop by.

Thursday, Feb. 23
Postpartum Depression Support
9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Lourdes Medical Pavilion, 225 Medical Center Dr., Paducah, Ky.
The free support group is available for women experiencing anxiety or depression during the year following the birth of a child. Meeting will be held on 4th Floor of  Women’s Health & Wellness Center if anyone has registered. Meetings are held on the 2nd & 4th Wednesdays of each month. Confirm meeting by calling Martha Hinton at 270-441-4231.

Every Thursday
Aerobics

10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Metropolis Community Center, 900 W. 10th St., Metropolis
Janet Foster, instructor. No charge. 618-524-1696.

Every Thursday
Metropolis Rotary Club

12:10 p.m. – 1 p.m.
Central Hall, 1009 North Ave., Metropolis
Club meets weekly to discuss service projects.

Thursday, Feb. 23
Pink Peppermint Sugar Scrub Craft
4 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Metropolis Public Library, 317 Metropolis St.
Make a sugar scrub to take some home You must register at the library by Monday Feb. 20th. This program is for adults 18 and over. There will be a $1 deposit at time of registration and will be returned when you arrive for the program. If you have any questions, call the library at 618-524-4312. Event Page

Thursday, Feb. 23
Unity Chili Supper
4:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Menu will include chili, hot dogs, chips, drink and dessert, all for $1 each. Everyone is invited to attend.

Thursday, Feb. 23
Save the Massac
6 p.m.
Metropolis Public Library
Anyone interested in joining the effort to save the Massac Theater is welcome to attend.  Group is planning fundraisers and other activities to restore the historic theater. Meetings held on the last Thursday of each month.  Facebook

Thursday, Feb. 23 
Pinkalicious – Live Performance
6 p.m.
Carson Center, 100 Kentucky Avenue, Paducah
For information, call 270-450-4444 or visit website.

Every Thursday
DivorceCare

6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Life Church Eastland, 716 E. 3rd St., Metropolis
This free support group focuses on help and healing for the hurt of separation and divorce. All are welcome. For information, contact Shawn Casperson at 618-524-1062.

Every Thursday
Gamblers Anonymous

7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
First Christian Church, 415 Audubon St., Paducah, Ky.
Attendees should enter the west side, double doors and walk to Room 116. There is no charge and the public is invited to attend. For information, call 618-570-4882.

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Every Friday
Exercise Class
9:30 a.m.
First Baptist Church, 700 Pell Rd., Brookport
Exercise program is low impact and especially geared toward older person wanting to stay flexible and have good balance.

Every Friday
Storytime at the Library

11 a.m.
Metropolis Public Library, 317 Metropolis St.
Several stories will be read followed by a fun craft and a snack. This program is intended for preschool and home-schooled children. No registration is required.

Friday, February 24
Cosmic Bowling Tournament
6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Metropolis Super Bowl, 1107 E. 8th St., Metropolis
Get a team together, and have some fun. The fee for a four-player team is $100, (limit of 16 teams). There will be give-a-ways, prizes and more throughout the event.  Call Lori at the Metropolis Chamber of Commerce to reserve your team at 618-524-2714.

Every Friday
Paducah Writers Group

8 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
Etcetera Coffeehouse, 320 N. 6th St., Paducah, Ky.
Poets and storytellers from the area gather to share their words. Step up to the mic yourself, or just sit and listen. Free.

Every Friday-Saturday
Live Music at Harrah’s: The Remedies
9 p.m. – 1 a.m.
Harrah’s Signature Bar, 100 E. Front St., Metropolis
Local band will perform in Signature Bar in casino.  Website

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Saturday, Feb. 25
New Beginnings Clothes Closet
9 a.m. – Noon
New Beginnings Church, 724 E. 12th St., Metropolis
Clothes of all sizes available at no cost on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of each month.  For information call 618-524-3604.

Saturday-Sunday, Feb. 25-26
Maple Syrup Festival and Pancake Breakfast
9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Touch of Nature Environmental Center
1206 Touch of Nature Rd, Makanda, Il.
Learn the process of making maple syrup from the woods to the kitchen. Maple syrup demonstrations, interpretive hikes, blacksmith, hide tanning, silk embroidery, furniture making, and local artisans and vendors. A home-cooked pancake breakfast served with harvested maple syrup both days. The pancake breakfast is $12 for ages 13 and up, $6 for ages 6-12 and free for ages 5 and under. 618-453-1121 or ton.siu.edu.

Saturday, Feb. 25
Bellrose Bike Tour

10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Bellrose Viewing Platform, 2808 Butter Ridge Road, Ullin, Il.
Behind-the-scenes bicycle tour in the Cypress Creek National Wildlife Refuge of a waterfowl reserve normally closed this time of year, to learn about wetland plants and management. Please register in advance by calling 618-634-2231.

Saturday, Feb. 25
Baseball-Softball-T Ball Registration
10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Metropolis Girl Scout House, 1230 E. 7th St., Metropolis
Sponsored by the Massac County Youth Baseball & Softball Association. Registration fee is $55. For information, contact Scott at 618-638-0914. All umpires must sign up on these days.

Saturday, Feb. 25
Empty Bowls Project
11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Paducah Convention Center, 415 Park Ave., Paducah, KY
This project supports the Community Kitchen of Paducah by gathering over 1400 hand-made ceramic bowls and over a dozen different restaurants together to offer a wonderful opportunity to feed the most fragile members of our community. For the price of your ticket you get to choose any one of the handmade bowls, have it filled by any one of the restaurants there at the event and you go home with your bowl as a token of your commitment to your neighbors. For information, call 270-908-0090.

Saturday, Feb. 25
Annual Beast Feast
5 p.m.
Joppa Missionary Baptist Church, 100 Washington St., Joppa
Barbecue (pork, chicken bologna) will be provided as well as desserts. Those attending are asked to bring a side dish. All adults and kids are invited. Speaker is Jack Russell. Free door prizes, duck and turkey calling contest, and Center Shot archery range. Bring your mounts to be displayed on the Wall of Fame.  Facebook

Saturday, Feb. 25
Paducah Improv Comedy
7 p.m. and 9 p.m.
Markethouse Blackbox Theater, 120 Market House Sq., Paducah, Ky.
Paducah’s improv comedy troupe performs short and long-form improvisation. Improv Studio. Tickets are $5 at the door. Performances are held on the last Saturday of each month. Facebook

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Every Sunday
Celebrate Recovery
1 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Life Church Eastland, 716 E. 3rd St., Metropolis
Christ-centered 12-step program for those with hurts, habits and hang-ups. Program is also offered at The Center at Heartland Worship Center in Paducah on Fridays, beginning at 7 p.m. For information, call 618-524-1062.

Sunday, Feb. 26
Kids Kingdom: Moses Leading His People
4:30 p.m. – 6 p.m.
First Christian Church, 420 Catherine St., Metropolis
Kids Kingdom is an opportunity for children ages Pre-K to 4th grade to learn more about the Bible, in a fun innovative way. There will be singing, games, crafting, learning a Bible story, and eating fun foods. Bring a sibling or friend. Meeting is held in Fellowship Hall in the basement usually the 4th Sunday of the month.

Sunday, Feb. 26
Super Sunday Supper
5 p.m. – 6 p.m.
First United Methodist Church, 100 E. 5th St., Metropolis
A free hot meal will be served for the working poor, homeless and needy in Massac County. A bag of groceries for each family unit will also be available to take home. This supper will be provided most months on the 4th Sunday. In case of a holiday, call church at 618-524-9345 to confirm date. For information contact Joann at 618-524-9325.

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Every Monday
Take Off Pounds Sensibly

10 a.m.
Joppa Baptist Church, 215 Pearl St., Joppa, Il.
Weigh-ins are from 10-10:30 a.m. followed by a brief meeting. For information, call 618-543-9282 or 618-638-4102.

Every Monday
Strong for Life

10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Happy Hearts Senior Center, 701 Market St., Metropolis
This free exercise class is open to anyone over 60 years of age.  Exercises use elastic bands to strengthen legs and arms and to increase balance and stamina. Most exercises are done sitting down so if you can sit you can exercise. For information, contact Cynthia Conder at 618-524-9755.

Monday, Feb. 27
At the Rivers Ministries Free Hot Meal
5 p.m.
Dorothy Miller Park, E. Front St., or
Eastland Life Church, 716 E. 3rd St., Metropolis
At the River Ministries will be serving a hot meal to anyone who has a need. The meal will be followed by a time of worship and distribution of gifts. If the weather is nice the meal will be served at the park. Meetings are held on the 4th Monday of each month. For information, call Dan Haun at 618-638-6901.  Website  Facebook

Every Monday
Constitution Party
6 p.m.
United Country Real Estate, 109 W. 5th St., Metropolis
Everyone is invited. For information, call 618-524-9516.

Every Monday
Monday Night Live:  Just Friends
6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Metropolis Community Center, 900 W. 10th St., Metropolis
Live music, dancing, refreshments.  This event is run by volunteers and counts on donations to pay the bands and provide refreshments. For information, call 618-638-2595.

Monday, Feb. 27
Joppa-Maple Grove School Board
7 p.m.
Joppa High School, 911 Joppa N. Ave., Joppa, Il.
Board meets to discuss business on the 4th Monday of each month.  Open to the public.

Monday, Feb. 27
Massac Unit One School Board
7 p.m.
Unit One office, 4th & Metropolis streets, Metropolis
Board meets to discuss business on the 4th Monday of each month.  Open to the public. Website

Monday, Feb. 27
Metropolis City Council
7 p.m.
City Hall, Council Room upstairs, 106 West 5th St., Metropolis
Council meets regularly on the second and fourth Mondays of each month.  Meeting is open to the public. See agenda on website.

Every Monday
AA – Alcoholics Anonymous
8 p.m.
Metropolis Library Basement, 317 Metropolis Street
Meeting provides the opportunity for members to share with one another about problems related to drinking patterns and attempts to achieve stable sobriety. They also permit detailed discussion of various elements in the recovery program.

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Every Tuesday
Massac County Commissioners
8:30 a.m.
Massac County Courthouse, Superman Square, Metropolis
County board of commissioners meet to discuss business of the county.  Meeting is open to the public.

Every Tuesday
Aerobics
10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Metropolis Community Center, 900 W. 10th St., Metropolis
Janet Foster, instructor.   No charge.  618-524-1696.

Tuesday, Feb. 28
Library Book Club
11 a.m. – noon
Metropolis Public Library, 317 Metropolis Street, Metropolis
Learn about and discuss various books and authors. Join this lively, interactive group of book lovers. Book Club meets on the 4th Tuesday of each month. For information, contact Amanda Quint at 618-524-4312 ext. 3 or library@cityofmetropolis.com.  Website

Every Tuesday
Metropolis Kiwanis Club
Noon – 1 p.m.
St. Paul Lutheran Church, 6th and Ferry streets, Metropolis
Club meets weekly to hear presentations and discuss service projects.  Website

Every Tuesday
Karate
4 p.m.
Metropolis Community Center, 900 W. 10th St., Metropolis
Brian Green, instructor.  Cost is $35 per month. For information, call 270-331-0903.

Tuesday, Feb. 28
Lighthouse Assembly of God Food Bank
670 Airport Road, Metropolis
6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
The food bank will be open from 6-9 p.m. during the summer and 6-8 p.m. during the winter. Food Bank is open on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month. For information, call 618-524-2256 or email LHAOG670@gmail.com.

Tuesday, Feb. 28
Beer 101

7 p.m.
McCracken County Library, 555 Washington St., Paducah, Ky.
Led by Taproom Manager Cory Greene and Head Brewer Andy Wiggins of the Dry Ground Brewing Company. This talk will give you an educational and entertaining introduction into the world of beer. For information, contact Bobbie Wrinkle at 270-442-2150 ext. 117 or bwrinkle@mclib.net.

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Every Wednesday
One-On-One Computer Help

11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Metropolis Public Library, 317 Metropolis St.
Got computer questions? The library has answers. From basics to social media, job applications to resumes, whatever you need. Ask Amanda for help during this time. Website

Every Wednesday
Weight Watchers

5 p.m.
City Fire Department, 213 W. 7th St., Metropolis
Group meets in the training room of the Fire Department. Weigh-ins begin at 5 p.m. with the meeting following at 5:30 p.m. For information, call 800-651-6000.

Wednesday, March 1
Ash Wednesday Service
6 p.m.
First Christian Church, 420 Catherine St., Metropolis
Everyone is invited to this special service in the sanctuary as the Lenten season begins. Come for worship, special music, Blessing of the Ashes, and Communion Service.

Wednesday, March 1
VFW Post 3847
7 p.m.
American Legion, 4th and Market streets, Metropolis
Potential members are always welcome. Meetings are held on the 1st Wednesday of each month.

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Thursday, March 2
VA Representative
8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Massac County Courthouse, Metropolis
VA representative is available to assist veterans with claims and other needs.  He can also be reached at 618-997-3309 or there is an online tool available on website. Representative is available on the 1st Thursday of each month.

Thursday, March 2
Dr. Seuss’ Birthday
4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Metropolis Library, 317 Metropolis St., Metropolis
There will be reading a favorite Dr. Seuss book, a few refreshments, and special guest Cat in the Hat will be here for the kids to take pictures with. Everyone is welcome to attend. Please register by coming into or calling the library by Friday, Feb. 24th to make sure we have enough refreshments.  For information call the library at 618-524-4312.

Thursday, March 2
Movie Night at the Wetlands Center
6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Cache River Wetlands Center, 8885 State Route 37 South, Cypress, Il.
Movies about nature will provide viewers of all ages with an opportunity to learn. The focus is on the intricacies of the plants and animals we experience every day in order to gain a better understanding of the world around us. AmeriCorps members will hold a short discussion about the movie after each session. For information, call 618-634-2231.   Website

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Friday, March 3
Incredible Colon Exhibit
9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Baptist Health, 2501 Kentucky Ave., Paducah, Ky.
This informative exhibit features a 20-foot long, 10-foot tall replica of the human colon. See examples of healthy colon tissue, several non-cancerous diseases of the colon and stages of colorectal cancer. Exhibit located in the Larry Barton Atrium. For information call 270-442-1310.

Friday, March 3
Kangaroo Klub for Breastfeeding Mothers
1 p.m. – 2:30 p,m.
Baptist Health, 2501 Kentucky Ave., Paducah, Ky.
Meeting Room A, Medical Park 2, Baptist Health Paducah
Support group for women who breastfeed or expectant mothers who plan to breastfeed. Meeting is held in Meeting Room A, Medical Park 2. Phone 270-575-2229 for more information.

Friday, March 3
United Way Trivia Night
6:30 p.m.  Registration
7:00 p.m. Game starts
Fat Edd’s (upstairs), 323 Ferry St., Metropolis
Up to 8 players per team. Cost is $20 per person and $5 for spectators. To pre-register your team, contact Caroline Jones at 618-524-8100 or Candy Ginger at 618-524-2162. Proceeds benefit the Massac County United Way.

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Saturday, March 4
Electronic and Appliance Recycling
8 a.m. – 3 p.m.
300 Front Street, Metropolis
Property between Baymont Inn and Dorothy Miller Park
For city residents only. Residents must show ID to prove residency. For details, see Post.

Sat. March 4, or Mondays, March 6 & 13
Prepared Childbirth Classes
Sat.  9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Mon.  5 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Baptist Health, 2501 Kentucky Ave., Paducah, Ky.
Free class designed to help expectant parents in their second or third trimester learn about the labor and delivery process. Classed held in Meeting Room A, Medical Park 2.  Call 270-575-2229 to register.

Saturday, March 4
Baseball-Softball-T Ball Registration
10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Metropolis Girl Scout House, 1230 E. 7th St., Metropolis
Sponsored by the Massac County Youth Baseball & Softball Association. Registration fee is $55. For information, contact Scott at 618-638-0914. All umpires must sign up on these days.

Saturday, March 4
Southern Illinois Spinners and Weavers Guild
10 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Fort Massac State Park, 1308 E. 5th St., Metropolis, Il.
Artists include knitters, spinners, weavers, crocheters, felters, and other fiber arts. Feel free to join in or just come and watch. New members are welcome and there is no cost to join guild or to attend gatherings. Meetings are held the 1st Saturday of each month. For information, call 618-524-9321.  Facebook

Saturday-Sunday, March 4-5
Wine & Food Pairing Weekend
Sat. 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sun.  12:30 p.m. – 5 p.m.
All 12 wineries on the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail have paired up to create a wonderful weekend of savory wine and cheese pairings. Enjoy a progressive tasting along the trail and enhance your appreciation and enjoyment of our wines paired with delicious samples. Pre-purchase your $35 ticket online and select your starting point.  The first winery that you visit will give you a souvenir wine glass and your tasting ticket. Bring your ticket to each location along the trail to enjoy your pairings. Website

Saturday, March 4
Kiwanis-Rotary Annual Scholarship Spaghetti Supper
4 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Massac Junior High School, 3028 Old Marion Rd., Metropolis
Tickets for the all-you-can eat supper are $8 for adults and $4 for children ages 2 through 10. Take-outs will be available. Tickets will can be purchased from Metropolis Kiwanis and Metropolis Rotary members. For information, contact Areia Hathcock at 270-210-1854 or ahathcock@metropolisplanet.com, or Bob Wessell at 270-217-2925 or bobwesselmail@gmail.com. Website

Saturday, March 4
Sandi Patty Farewell Tour
7 p.m.
Carson Center,100 Kentucky Ave., Paducah
For information, call 270-450-4444 or visit website.

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Sunday, March 5
First Responders Appreciation Dinner
5 p.m.
Waldo Baptist Church, 6970 Waldo Church Rd., Metropolis
All area first responders and their families are invited to attend.

Sunday, March 5
Artrageous
3 p.m.
Clemens Fine Arts Center, 4810 Barkley Dr., Paducah, Ky.
The Artrageous troupe of artists, musicians, singers and dancers pay tribute to a variety of art forms, pop icons and musical genres culminating in a gallery of fabulous finished paintings.
Visit website for more details.

MONDAY, MARCH 6

Monday, March 6
AlliedSignal/Honeywell Retirees
8 a.m.
Waffle Hut located off I-24, Exit 3, on Old Cairo Rd., Paducah, Ky.
Retirees meet for breakfast on the 1st Monday of each month..

Monday, March 6
Lymphedema Awareness Event
9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Baptist Health, 2501 Kentucky Ave., Paducah, Ky.
Lymphedema is a chronic condition caused by a build-up of fluid when the lymphatic system is either faulty or damaged. This event will provide information about lymphedema and treatment options, vendors and a free lymphedema assessment test.

Monday, March 6
Massac Quilters
9 a.m.
Metropolis Community Center, 900 W. 10th St., Metropolis
Workshops or demonstrations are held monthly. Anyone interested in quilting is invited to attend.  New members are always welcome. Meetings are held on the 1st Monday of each month. For information, call 270-967-9273.  Website

Monday, March 6
Stroke Support Group
3 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Baptist Health Heart Center, 2501 Kentucky Ave., Paducah, Ky.
The group provides support for stroke survivors and their caregivers, family and friends. Light refreshments are served. Group meets monthly on the 1st Monday in the conference room.  Phone 270-575-2880 for more information.

Mondays, March 6 & 13
Prepared Childbirth Classes
Mon.  5 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Baptist Health, 2501 Kentucky Ave., Paducah, Ky.
Free class designed to help expectant parents in their second or third trimester learn about the labor and delivery process. Classed held in Meeting Room A, Medical Park 2.  Call 270-575-2229 to register.

Monday, March 6
Massac County Republican Women
6 p.m.
Pizza Hut, 2047 E. 5th St., Metropolis
Come and meet conservative women who are interested in supporting like-minded candidates at all levels of government. There is no charge.  Meetings are held on the 1st Monday of each month except during the Summer.For information, call Delores Giltner at 618-564-3304.

Monday, March 6 (and next 3 Mondays)
Introduction to Social Ballroom Dancing
6 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Paducah Dance Academy, 6650 Old Cairo Rd., Paducah, Ky.
Waltz, tango, foxtrot, cha-cha, rumba, salsa, hustle, and swing are just a few of the dances taught in this class. Cost is $25 per person for the month (four Monday classes, an hour each).  For details, see Event Post.  Website  Facebook

Monday, March 6
Massac County Historical Society
6:30 p.m.
Elijah P. Curtis Home, 405 Market St., Metropolis.
Anyone interested in history is invited to attend. Meetings are held on the 1st Monday of each month.

TUESDAY, MARCH 7

Tuesday, March 7
Heartland Christian Home Educators of Illinois
6 p.m.
St. John Church, 6201 Waldo Church Rd., Metropolis
This support group for parents who home school conducts quarterly parents meeting. For information contact Carrie Bullock at 618-638-3289 or carriehche@gmail.com.

Tuesday, March 7
Weight Loss Information Session
6 p.m.
Baptist Heart Center, 2501 Kentucky Ave., Paducah, Ky.
Learn about medical and surgical options for weight loss. Meeting in auditorium. Phone 270-575-8462 for information.

Tuesday, March 7
Project Hope Humane Society
6:30 p.m.
Regular meetings are held on the 1st Tuesday of each month. For time and place, call 618-524-8939 or 618-524-7709.

Tuesday, March 7
American Legion Post 306
7 p.m.
321 Market St., Metropolis
Monthly meetings are held on the 1st Tuesday of each month.

Tuesday, March 7
Coupon Club
7 p.m.
Brookport City Hall, West Third St., Brookport
This group will meet to help others learn how to get the most out of couponing.  All are welcome to the free meeting. Meetings are held on the 1st Tuesday of each month.

Tuesday, March 7
Mental Illness Support Group
7 p.m. – 8 p.m.
St. Paul Lutheran Church, 520 Ferry St., Metropolis
The National Alliance on Mental Illness support group for family members and those with mental illness. Meetings are held on the 1st Tuesday of each month. For information, call 618-524-5628.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8

Wednesdays, Mar. 8 & 22
Parkinson’s Support Group
9:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Baptist Health, 2501 Kentucky Ave., Paducah, Ky.
Class held in Atrium Classroom, Medical Park 2. Phone 270-898-8031 for more information.

Wednesday, March 8
Postpartum Depression Support
9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Lourdes Medical Pavilion, 225 Medical Center Dr., Paducah, Ky.
The free support group is available for women experiencing anxiety or depression during the year following the birth of a child. Meeting will be held on 4th Floor Women’s Health & Wellness Center if anyone has registered. Meetings are held on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of each month. Confirm meeting by calling  Martha Hinton at 270-441-4231.

Wednesday, March 8
Massac County Chamber of Commerce
11:30 a.m. Lunch starts
Fat Edds, 323 Ferry  St., Metropolis
Chamber members and guests meet monthly to network with fellow businesses and discuss community events and services. The business meeting will begin at 12:05 p.m. Reservations are required. To RSVP, contact 618-524-2714 or office@metropolischamber.com. Meetings are held on the 2nd Wednesday of each month. Website

Metropolis PlanetUPCOMING PERFORMANCES —– 

Carson Center
100 Kentucky Avenue, Paducah, Ky.

Feb. 22:  Michael Bolton
Feb. 23:  Pinkalicious the Musical
Feb. 24:  Jay Owenhouse
Mar. 4:  Sandi Patti Farewall Tour
Mar. 11:  O-Carson Irish Bash
Mar. 12:  Rent
Mar. 14:  Odd Squad
Mar. 22:  One Night of Queen
Mar. 23:  Riverdance
Mar. 31:  Marshall Tucker Band
For information, call 270-450-4444 or visit website.

Market House Theater
141 Kentucky Ave., Paducah, Ky.
Live productions.
Mar. 9-12, 16-19:  Charlotte’s Web
For information, call 270-444-6828 or visit website.

Paducah Symphony Orchestra
Paducah, Ky.
Feb. 18:  Márquez, Flute & Franck (at Carson Center)
Mar. 25:  An Evening with BJ Thomas and PSO
Website

Clemens Fine Arts Center
4810 Barkley Dr., Paducah, Ky.
Mar. 5, 2017 – Artrageous
Apr. 28 – The Langston Hughes Project
Visit website for upcoming events

ON-GOING EVENTS —–

Through Sunday, March 1
HCE Scholarship Applications for Massac County
Home and Community Education Association will be giving scholarships again this year. Last year they awarded 4 scholarships with a total of $1,250. Applications are available at the counselor’s offices and agriculture instructor’s offices at both Massac County and Joppa high schools, and must be postmarked by March 1st. Applications also available at University of Illinois Extension Office at 1438 W. 10th Street in Metropolis. For information, call the Extension office at 618-524-2270 or Kathy Hutcherson at 618-524-7555.

Now through Saturday, April 1
Rebecca Loudean Scholarship Applications Accepted
Metropolis Public Library, 317 Metropolis St.
The Rebecca Loudean Scholarship is awarded by the Metropolis Library Board of Trustees each year to buy books for a deserving student from Metropolis. For details, see post.

National Quilt Museum
215 Jefferson St., Paducah, Ky.
Through Mar. 28:  School Block Challenge
Ongoing:  Oh WOW! Miniature Quilts
Website

Yeiser Art Center
Yeiser Art Center, Market House Square, Paducah, Ky.
Feb. 25 – Apr. 15: Mountain Workshop: photos and videos of McCracken County
Exhibits change throughout the year.   Visit website for schedule


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