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Championship Archery Tournaments start June 22
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Movies in the Park Schedule
YAC Summer Art Camp starts June 26
Harrah’s Hometown Celebration is July 7 
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Daily through July 2
Library Summer Reading Registration
10 a.m.-8 p.m.
Metropolis Library, 317 Metropolis St.
Theme: Libraries Rock. There are some great programs and presenters that will help your family include reading and related activities in a fun way to your summer family time. Read books and earn prizes. Registration ends on July 2nd. To register call the library at 618-524-4312 ext. 3. Website. Facebook.

Daily throughout Summer
Metropolis Pool Activities
Mon.-Sat. Noon-4:45 p.m.
Sun. 1-4:45 p.m.
Metropolis City Pool, 312 W. 4th St.
Water Aerobics:  Mon. & Thu., Wed & Sat
Swim Lessons start on June 18.
Free Adult Laps Only start June 20. See Post for details.

Daily throughout Summer
Kids Bowl Free
Register your child for a Summer Pass for 2 free games of bowling a day. Register each child on the website and receive the free bowling passes every week by email. Shoe rental is $3 per person.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 20

Daily through Friday, June 22
VBS: Game On
9 a.m.-Noon
First Baptist Church, 307 Massac Creek Rd., Metropolis
Kids are invited to gear up for life’s big game at vacation Bible school.

Wednesday, June 20
Massac County Drug Awareness Coalition
9:30 a.m.
Metropolis City Hall, 106 W. 5th St., Metropolis
The public is invited to attend and become involved in the process to understand and eliminate drug use in our community. Meetings are held on the 3rd Wednesday of each month. For information, contact Holly Windhorst at 618-524-4383.

Wednesday, June 20baptist-health
Parkinson’s Support Group
9:30 a.m.-11 a.m.
Baptist Health, 2501 Kentucky Ave., Paducah, Ky.
Group meets in the Shirley Trail Lanier Classroom, Medical Park 2. Group meets every other Wednesday. Phone 270-575-2721 for information.

Wednesdays, June 20, and 27
Story Hour
10 a.m.
Brookport Library, 7415 S. US 45 Rd. Brookport
A teacher will read a book and do an activity. Each child will be given a free book of their own each week that they attend. Each child must be accompanied by an adult. For information, call Debbie Christiansen at 618-645-1225.

Every Wednesday & Saturday 
Free Adult Laps Only Swim begins
10-11 a.m.
Swimming Pool, 312 W. 4th St., Metropolis
There is no cost, but it is laps only. Do not bring your children to this, as the lifeguards will be busy working during that time.

Every Wednesday
Water Aerobics

11 a.m.-Noon
Swimming Pool, 312 W. 4th St., Metropolis
The class has open enrollment, and you sign up the first time you attend. Classes are held each Wednesday and Saturday and will continue through the first week of August. Certified instructor is Tonya Bell. Cost is $25 for the season.

Every Wednesday
One-On-One Computer Help
11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Metropolis Public Library, 317 Metropolis St., Metropolis
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 block every Wednesday. Website.

Wednesday, June 20
EEI Local 148 Retirees
11:30 a.m.
China House Buffet, 1201 E. 8th St., Metropolis
This group meets on the 3rd Wednesday of each month.

Wednesday-Friday, June 20-22
Summer Day Camp
Noon-2 p.m.
Old Brookport Gym, 4th & Crockett sts., Brookport
There will be games, crafts, lessons and food. For kids ages 5-12. Sponsored by Waldo Baptist Church.

Wednesday, June 20
American Legion Post 306 Meeting
7 p.m.
321 Market St., Metropolis
American Legion focuses on service to veterans, service members and communities. Meetings are held on the 3rd Wednesday of each month. For information, call 618-524-2043.

THURSDAY, JUNE 21

Every Thursday 
Lord’s Food Pantry
9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Weaver Creek Baptist Church, 2997 North Ave., Metropolis
Food pantry is located in the fellowship hall at the back of the church. Anyone in need of food is encouraged to stop by. For information, call 618-309-5760.

Every Thursday 
Aerobics
10-11 a.m.
Metropolis Community Center, 900 W. 10th St., Metropolis
Janet Foster is the instructor. There is no charge.  For information, call 618-524-1696.

Thursday, June 21
Kangaroo Klub for Breastfeeding Mothers
10-11:30 a.m.
Immanuel Baptist Church, 1119 Market St., Metropolis
Support group for women who breastfeed or expectant mothers who plan to breastfeed. Phone 270-415-4680 for information.

Thursday, June 21
Hope Unlimited Block Party
10 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Soccer Field on 5th & Lincoln sts., Metropolis
Free fun for the entire family. Street is closed at alley of Lincoln and 3rd streets. Fun and games, bounce house, food and treats, and giveaways.

Thursday, June 21
Diabetes Academy
11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Massac Memorial Hospital, 28 Chick St., Metropolis
Learn about managing diabetes, staying healthy, and diabetes medications. To reserve a space, call 618-524-7370.

Thursday, June 21
Friends of Fort Massac
5 p.m.
Fort Massac Visitor’s Center, 1308 E. 5th St., Metropolis
Supporters of Fort Massac State Park meet monthly to discuss projects and activities involving the park. Anyone interested in helping the fort is encouraged to attend. For information, call 618-524-4712. Meetings held on the 3rd Thursday of each month.  Facebook.

Thursday, June 21 
Annual Wastelanders Summer Show Opening Reception
5-7 p.m.
PSAD, 505 Harrison St., Paducah, Ky.
The Paducah Wastelanders, a group of regional artists from the Paducah area, will host this event at the Bill Ford Gallery in the Paducah School of Art and Design. Refreshments by Kitchens Cafe, and live music provided. The exhibit is free and open to the public through June 30. For exhibitors and details, visit website.

Thursday, June 21
Harley Bike Night
6 p.m.
Fat Edd’s, 323 Ferry St., Metropolis
Hosted by Harley Owners Group, Four Rivers Chapter. Come and join them from 6 p.m.-?.  Facebook.

Thursday, June 21
Rogue Fabric Divas
6-8 p.m.
718BrewCafe, 718 Market St., Metropolis
They are an open group who love to sew and there is no member fee. They take turns hosting monthly projects and learn and grow together. The only requirement is a desire to sew and make friends. Start a project on the 1st  Monday and finish on the 3rd Thursday. For information, call 618-524-7180. Facebook.

FRIDAY, JUNE 22

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Scholastic 3D Archery Tournament
8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Mermet Lake Park, 1812 Grinnell Rd., Belknap, IL
This is the 6th Annual National Championship. Students will have the opportunity to compete against S3DA members from across the United States for the title of “National Champion” in their division. For information, see our Post.

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

Every Friday
Dirt Track Racing
5-11 p.m.
Paducah International Raceway, 4445 Shemwell Dr., Paducah, Ky.
Grandstand seating opens at 5 p.m. and racing is slated for 8 p.m. each night through October. Grandstand admission is $10. For information, visit website or Facebook.

Every Friday-Sunday
Live Harness Racing
6 p.m.
Bluegrass Downs, 150 Downs Dr., Paducah, Ky.
Catch the live racing action every Friday through Sunday from May 25 through June 24. Website.

Friday-Sunday, June 15-17
Church Revival
7 p.m.
World of Pentecost, 2119 North Ave., Metropolis
Evangelist will be Rev. Jimmy Griggs. Special music will be provided. For information, call Pastor Don Carlton at 618-638-3200.

Every Friday
Paducah Writers Group
8-10:30 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.

Friday, June 22
Music@MAC: Birdcloud with The Savage Radley
8-11 p.m.
Maiden Alley Cinema, 112 Maiden Alley, Paducah, Ky.
A new crop of artists who bring comedy and irreverence to country music. This show is rated 18+ because of graphic language and sexual content. For information, visit website.

Friday-Saturday, June 22-23
Live Music at Harrah’s: Throwing Copper
9 p.m.-1 a.m.
Harrah’s Signature Bar, 100 E. Front St., Metropolis
Bringing dance music and sing a longs from every era of music. This is a band you don’t want to miss. Different musicians will perform each weekend in the Signature Bar in casino.  Website.  Facebook.

SATURDAY, JUNE 23

Every Saturday  
Paducah Farmer’s Market
7:30 a.m.-2 p.m.
Downtown Paducah’s Riverfront
Market includes produce, eggs, fresh meats, baked goods and artist creations.  Market runs through Oct. 27. Limited vendors are also present Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. For information visit paducahky.gov/farmers-market.

Saturday, June 23
Annual Free Cancer Screening
8-11 a.m.
Baptist Health Cancer Care Center, 2501 Kentucky Ave., Paducah
Area dermatologists will volunteer their time to examine and evaluate skin changes. Appointments are required. To make an appointment, call 270-442-1310.

Saturday, June 23
Clothing Giveaway
9 a.m.
Weaver Creek Baptist Church, North Ave. & Upper Salem Church Rd., Metropolis
Everyone is invited to attend.

Every Saturday  
Golconda Farmers Market

8 a.m.-1 p.m.
118 Main St., Golconda
Located on the Pope County courthouse lawn through mid-September.

Saturday, June 23
Salt & Light: Clothes Closet and More
9 a.m.-Noon
Salt and Light, 718 E. 12th St., Metropolis
New Beginnings Baptist Church offers clothes of all sizes, shoes, coats, household goods, book and furniture. All are available for free for anyone in need on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of each month. Donation bin is located beside garage door. For information, call Rachel at 618-638-3388 or trlz@comcast.net.

Saturday, June 23
3V3 Live Soccer Tour
9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Metropolis Soccer Complex, Metropolis
Compete in this Regional qualifying event. All teams will play a minimum of four games. All players will receive an official 3v3 Live Soccer Tour tournament t-shirt. The top three teams in each division will receive custom medals for each player. Go to www.3v3live.com for information and to register.  Facebook.

Saturday, June 23
Natural Areas of Illinois
10-11:30 a.m.
Cache River Wetlands Center, 8885 State Route 37 South, Cypress, IL
From the Cache River Basin’s cypress swamps to the Illinois Beach dunes along Lake Michigan, many of our state’s rarest natural areas are protected as nature preserves. Natural heritage biologist, Mark Guetersloh, will share his knowledge of some of the most interesting natural areas and nature preserves in southern Illinois. For information, call 618-657-2064. Website.

Every Saturday 
Water Aerobics

11 a.m.-Noon
Swimming Pool, 312 W. 4th St., Metropolis
The class has open enrollment, and you sign up the first time you attend. Classes are held each Wednesday and Saturday and will continue through the first week of August. Certified instructor is Tonya Bell. Cost is $25 for the season.

Saturday, June 23
Neighborhood Block Party
Noon-3 p.m.
Brookport City Park, Brookport
Event features food, inflatables, live music, petting zoo, games and prizes for the entire family. Sponsored by Waldo Baptist Church.

Saturday, June 23
River Front Concert Series
5-8 p.m.
Riverfront steps, downtown Paducah, Ky.
Lauren Lizabeth at 5 p.m and Farewell Angeline at 6 p.m. Bring your lawn chairs or sit on the steps and enjoy a free concert on Wilson Stage. Local artists perform from 6-7 p.m. with nationally know artists from 7-8:30 p.m.  Website.

SUNDAY, JUNE 24

Sunday-Saturday, June 24-30
McCracken County Fair
Carson Park, 300 North 30th St., Paducah, Ky.
The McCracken County Fair features children’s activities, rides, talent contest and show, beauty contest and show, harness racing, car racing, horse and livestock shows, demolition derby, motorcycle races, variety show, exhibits, midway, and live entertainment. For information, call 270-625-2134 orvisit website.

Every Sunday
Celebrate Recovery
1-3:30 p.m.
Life Church Eastland, 716 E. 3rd St., Metropolis
Christ-centered 12-step program for those with hurts, habits and hang-ups. For information, call 618-524-1062.

Sunday, June 24
Live Harness Racing – Last day of season
6 p.m.
Bluegrass Downs, 150 Downs Dr., Paducah, Ky.
Catch the live racing action every Friday through Sunday from May 25 through June 24. Website.

MONDAY, JUNE 25

Monday-Thursday, June 25-28
Saints’ Kids Fun-da-mental Basketball Camp
9 a.m.-Noon
Shawnee College, Campus, 8364 Shawnee College Rd, Ullin, IL
For students in 3rd-8th grades. Pre-registration fee is $50, and day-of-camp registration is $55. For information, contact John Sparks at 618-634-3230 or johns@shawneecc.edu. For details, see our Post.

Monday-Thursday, June 25-28
Saints’ Kids Minecraft Camp 2
9 a.m.-Noon
Shawnee College Main Campus
8364 Shawnee College Rd, Ullin, IL
For students ages 9-13 years. Fee is $50. This is a fun hands-on physical labs with structured digital activities inside the game to encourage kids to make connections between Minecraft and real-world concepts in science and the humanities, while also providing plenty of chances for creative, collaborative, unstructured play. For details, see our Post.

Monday-Friday, June 25-29
Game On! Vacation Bible School
9 a.m.-Noon
Immanuel Baptist Church, 1119 Market St., Metropolis
Children ages 3 years through 6th grade are invited to come for a Bible study, music, missions, and crafts. The cost is free. For information, call the church at 618-524-2729.

Monday-Tuesday, June 25-27
$20,000 Superman Classic Archery Tournament
9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Mermet Lake Park, 1812 Grinnell Rd., Belknap, IL
There will be a one time entry fee of $25 and archers are eligible to shoot once each day. The ranges will change daily with shooting times from 9 am – 3 pm. Combined prize money for the professional and amateur classes will be over $20,000.  Website.

Monday-Thursday, June 25-28
Cinemark Summer Weekly Movie: Storks
9:30 and 10 a.m.
Cinemark Theater, 5159 Hinkleville Rd., Paducah, Ky.
Storks is playing this week. Ten fun films for kids. Ten movies for $5 or one movie for $1. All films are rated PG. For movie schedule, see our Post.

Every Monday
Strong for Life
10:30-11:30 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.

Monday, June 25  
At the River Ministries Free Hot Meal
5-6:30 p.m.
New Beginnings Baptist Church, 720 E. 12th St., Metropolis
At the River Ministries will be serving a hot meal to anyone who has a need. Meals are served on the 4th Monday of each month. For information or transportation meeting locations, call Dan Haun at 618-638-6901 or 618-524-1062. Website.  Facebook.

Every Monday
Water Aerobics

5:30-6:30 p.m.
312 W. 4th St., Metropolis
The class has open enrollment, and you sign up the first time you attend. Classes are held each Monday & Thursday and will continue through the first week of August. Certified instructor is Tonya Bell. Cost is $25 for the season.

Every Monday
Monday Night Live: Just Friends
6:30-9:30 p.m.
Metropolis Community Center, 900 W. 10th St., Metropolis
Come and enjoy live music, dancing, and refreshments. Different band will play each week. Donation is required to help cover the cost of the band hired to play. Organizers are unpaid volunteers who donate the food that is served. For information, call 618-638-2595.

Monday, June 25 
Massac Unit One School Board
6:30 p.m.
Unit One office, 4th & Metropolis streets, Metropolis
The 2017-2018 budget for Massac Unit #1 will be amended. Board meets to discuss business on the 4th Monday of each month. Open to the public. Website.

Monday, June 25
Metropolis City Council
7 p.m.
City Hall, Council Room upstairs, 106 W. 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.

Monday, June 25
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.

Every Monday
AA – Alcoholics Anonymous
8 p.m.
Metropolis Library, 317 Metropolis St.
Meeting provides the opportunity for members to share with one another about problems related to drinking patterns and attempts to achieve stable sobriety. Meeting is held in the basement.

TUESDAY, JUNE 26

Tuesday-Friday, June 26 – July 27
Summer Art Camp
Yeiser Art Center, 200 Broadway, Paducah, KY
Make Paducah, 626 Broadway, Paducah, KY
For class list and information, see our Post.

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

Every Tuesday
Metropolis Kiwanis Club
Noon-1 p.m.
St. Paul Lutheran Church, 520 Ferry St., Metropolis
Club meets weekly to hear presentations and discuss service projects.  Meetings are free and they welcome anyone who wants to learn about becoming a member. For information, contact Billy Wessel at 618-524-2195. Website.

Tuesday, June 26
Story Hour
3 p.m.
Metropolis Library, 317 Metropolis St.
A teacher will read a book and do an activity. Each child will be given a free book of their own each week that they attend. Each child must be accompanied by an adult.  For information, call Linda Grace at 618-218-5499.

Every Tuesday
Karate and Kick Boxing
4 p.m.
Metropolis Community Center, 900 W. 10th St., Metropolis
Brian Green is the instructor. Cost is $35 per month, with discounts for multiple family members. For information, call 270-331-0903.

Every Tuesday
Bridge Ministry Weekly Dinner
6-8 p.m.
Brookport School gym, 319 Ferry St., Brookport, Il.
Area churches who have organized this ministry are hosting a free weekly dinner for Massac County residents who are in need. For information, call 618-564-2616.

Tuesday, June 26
Lighthouse Assembly of God Food Bank
6-9 p.m.
670 Airport Road, Metropolis
The food bank will be open from 6-8 p.m. during the winter and 6-9 p.m. during the summer. Food Bank is open on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month. For information, call 618-524-2256 or email LHAOG670@gmail.com.

Every Tuesday
Celebrate Recovery
6:30 p.m.
Victory Full Gospel Church, 2795 Old Marion Rd., Metropolis
Everyone is welcome to attend this meeting to discuss freedom from life’s hurts, habits and hang-ups. For information call or text Danny Thomas at 618-645-2376.

Every Tuesday
Grief Support
6:30 p.m.
Old First Baptist Church, 516 Girard St., Metropolis
A support group to help anyone grieving the death of a loved one is held in the Family Life Center. For information, call 618-524-8681.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 27

Wednesday, June 27
Postpartum Depression Support
9:30-10:30 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 & 4th Wednesdays of each month. Confirm meeting by calling Martha Hinton at 270-441-4231.

Wednesday, June 27
Cannabis 101
3-6 p.m.
Metropolis Library, 317 Metropolis St.
Harbory will hold this seminar to help make learning about medical cannabis easier for those in Massac County. Facebook.

Wednesday, June 27
Dirt Car Summer Nationals: The Hell Tour $5k
4-10 p.m.
Paducah International Raceway, 4445 Shemwell Dr., Paducah, Ky.
For information, visit website or Facebook.

THURSDAY, JUNE 28

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ASA Pro/Am Archery Tournament
8 a.m.-6 p.m. (Sun. closes at 2 p.m.)
Mermet Lake Park, 1812 Grinnell Rd., Belknap, IL
3-D archery tournament for men, women and children. Spectators free. For more information call 618-524-5025, or see our Post.

Thursday, June 28 
Save the Massac
6-7 p.m.
Metropolis Library, 317 Metropolis St., Metropolis
Anyone interested in joining the effort to save the Massac Theatre is welcome to attend. Group is planning fundraisers and other activities to restore the historic theater. Meetings are held on the last Thursday of each month. For information, contact Lisa Gower at 618-524-7986 or 618-638-2139 or wkhelm@frontier.com.  Website.  Facebook.

FRIDAY, JUNE 29

Friday-Saturday, June 29-30
Live Music at Harrah’s: Lew Jetton
9 p.m.-1 a.m.
Harrah’s Signature Bar, 100 E. Front St., Metropolis
Lew Jetton learned the Blues the old fashioned way, while growing up in the cotton fields. Two of his mentors are the legendary Carl Perkins, and Chicago Blues Legend, Snooky Pryor. Different musicians will perform each weekend in the Signature Bar in casino.  Website.  Facebook.

SATURDAY, JUNE 30

Saturday, June 30 -Thursday, July 5
Pulaski County Fair
8 a.m.-10 p.m.
Fairgrounds, 497 W. Commercial St., Pulaski, IL
Animal and livestock shows, pedal tractor pull, kiddie carnival, parade and more. For information, visit website.

Saturday, June 30
4th of July Celebration
10 a.m.
Park in Brookport, IL
Parade starts at 10 a.m. at West Third and Margrave streets and ends at the park where the city will offer refreshments, such as free hot dogs, chips and drink. Meet the Candidates is planned from 11 a.m.-noon. Barbecue competition from noon-5 p.m. Fireworks will begin at 9 p.m.

Saturday, June 30   
Daughters of the American Revolution
10:30 a.m.
Fort Massac Park Visitor Center, 1308 E. 5th St., Metropolis
Anyone interested in the DAR or those needing help with family research are welcome to attend. Group usually meets the last Saturday of each month. For information, call 618-521-3290 or go to ildar.org.

Saturday, June 30
Night of Fire: Summit Series
2 p.m.
Beacon Dragway, 4460 Shemwell Ln., Paducah, Ky.
Military appreciation nigh with patriots costume context. Fireworks at 9:30 p.m. Gates open at 2 p.m., time trials start at 4 p.m., and show starts at 7 p.m. Triple Nickles race. $5,000 to win each day. Plus Quick 16 race each day.  FacebookWebsite.

Saturday, June 30
Paducah Improv Comedy: Wet Hot American Improv II
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 $6 at the door. Performances are held on the last Saturday of each month.  Facebook.

Saturday, June 30
Gary Allen in concert
7:30 p.m.
Carson Center, 100 Kentucky Avenue, Paducah, Ky.
With the allure of a modern day outlaw, Gary Allan has won over fans, peers and critics with his signature blend of smoldering vocals, rebellious lyrics and raucous live performances. For information, call 270-450-4444or visit website.

Saturday, June 30
Slipshod Reunion Show: Benefit for Project Hope
9 p.m.
Paducah Beer Werks, 301 N. 4th St., Paducah, Ky.
Slipshod returns after 19 years. Also appearing is Leonard the Band and TV Sisters. All proceeds from the door will go to Project Hope Humane Society in Metropolis..  Facebook.

SUNDAY, JULY 1

Through Thursday, July 5
Pulaski County Fair
8 a.m.-10 p.m.
Fairgrounds, 497 W. Commercial St., Pulaski, IL
Animal and livestock shows, pedal tractor pull, kiddie carnival, parade and more. Show runs from June 30-July 5. For information, visit website.

MONDAY, JULY 2

Monday, July 2
AlliedSignal/Honeywell Retirees
7:30 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. For information, contact Joe Miller at 618-524-7147.

Monday, July 2
Massac County Quilters
9 a.m.
Metropolis Community Center, 900 W. 10th St., Metropolis
Workshops or demonstrations are held monthly at no charge. Anyone interested in quilting is invited to attend. New members are always welcome. Coffee at 9 am and meeting at 9:30 am. Meetings are held on the 1st Monday of each month. For information, call 270-967-9273.  Website.

Monday-Thursday, July 2-5
Cinemark Summer Weekly Movie:  Nut Job 2
9:30 and 10 a.m.
Cinemark Theater, 5159 Hinkleville Rd., Paducah, Ky.
The Nut Job 2 is playing this week. Ten fun films for kids. Ten movies for $5 or one movie for $1. All films are rated PG. For movie schedule, see our Post.

Monday, July 2
Mega Bag Monday Sale
10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Hope Unlimited, 305 Lincoln St., Metropolis
Fill a bag of clothes for just $4. All clothing is eligible for the sale: newborn, children’s, juniors, maternity, women’s and men’s. All proceeds benefit Hope Unlimited Family Care Center’s free and confidential programs for parents. Facebook.

Monday, July 2baptist-health
Arthritis Support Group
Noon-1 p.m.
Baptist Health Heart Center, 2501 Kentucky Ave., Paducah, Ky.
The group provides support for people living with arthritis. Meeting is held in the conference room. Phone 270-575-2721 for information.

Monday, July 2baptist-health
Stroke Support Group
3-4:30 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 in the Barnes auditorium. Phone Mary Legge at 270-575-2880 to register.

Monday, July 2
Rogue Fabric Divas
6-8 p.m.
718BrewCafe, 718 Market St., Metropolis
This open group loves to sew. They take turns hosting monthly projects and learn and grow together. There is no member fee. Start a project on the 1st  Monday and finish on the 3rd Thursday. For information, call 618-524-7180. Facebook.

Monday, July 2
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 often have programs of historical interest. For information, contact Paul Fellows at 618-524-7203.

Monday, July 2
Caring for Your Aging Loved One Support Group 
6:30 p.m.
First Baptist Church, 2890 Broadway, Paducah, Ky.
This group provides spiritual and emotional support, support in dealing with other family members, support to those who are caring for their loved one alone, and a listening ear. Everyone is invited to attend. This group meets on the first Monday of each month in the fellowship hall. For information, call 270-442-2278 or visit website.

TUESDAY, JULY 3

Tuesday, July 3
Library Summer Reading Program starts
10 a.m.-8 p.m.
Metropolis Library, 317 Metropolis St.
Theme: Libraries Rock. There are some great programs and presenters that will help your family include reading and related activities in a fun way to your summer family time. Read books and earn prizes. Registration ends on July 2nd. To register call the library at 618-524-4312 ext. 3. Website. Facebook.

Tuesday, July 3
Lourdes Grief Support
Noon
Lourdes Hospice, 616 Market St., Metropolis
This is a free support and is open to anyone. Group meets the 1st Tuesday of each month. For information, call 618-524-3757.

Tuesday, July 3
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 monthly parents’ meeting on the first Tuesday of each month. For information contact Carrie Bullock at 618-638-3289 or carriehche@gmail.com.

Tuesday, July 3
Project Hope Humane Society
6:30 p.m.
Metropolis Community Center, 900 W. 10th St.
Regular meetings are held on the 1st Tuesday of each month. Volunteers and foster parents are always needed in caring for those animals waiting for their fur-ever home. For information, call 618-524-8939 or 618-524-7709.

Tuesday, July 3
Joppa Village Board of Trustees Meeting
6:30 p.m.
Joppa’s Village Hall, 217 North Ave., Joppa, IL
The Village Board of Trustees meets the first Tuesday of the month. All meetings are open to the public.

Tuesday, July 3
NAMI Support Group
7-8 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.

Metropolis Planet

ON-GOING EVENTS —–

Through Aug. 15
SCC Fall Registration
The schedule of classes are available at the main campus and each of the extension centers; also you can go online to www.shawneecc.edu, click “current students”, then “course enrollment”, and then “course schedules” for the schedule of summer and fall classes.  Website.

National Quilt Museum
215 Jefferson St., Paducah, Ky.
Through July 10:  Japanese Quilt Artists Who Have Influenced the World
Through July 24: Leaf Patterns, Barbara J. Schneider
For information, visit Website

Yeiser Art Center
Yeiser Art Center, Market House Square, Paducah, Ky.
June 26 – July 27:  Summer Art Camp
Aug. 2-12:  Summer Art Camp Exhibition
Exhibits change throughout the year.Visit website for schedule

UPCOMING PERFORMANCES —–

Carson Center
100 Kentucky Avenue, Paducah, Ky.
June 30:  Gary Allen
July 20:  Blackbeard the Pirate (Children’s Theater)
July 22:  Gaither Vocal Band
July 26: The Newsboys United
For information, call 270-450-4444 or visit website.

Market House Theater
141 Kentucky Ave., Paducah, Ky.
Live productions.
New season starts in September.
For information, call 270-444-6828 or visit website.

Paducah Symphony Orchestra
Paducah, Ky.
Next season starts in September.
Website

Clemens Fine Arts Center
4810 Barkley Dr., Paducah, Ky.
Next season starts in September.
Visit website for upcoming events


Who says “It’s None of your Beeswax?”  WE DISAGREE!
It IS your business to know what’s happening in and around Massac County each week!

There’s always something to do!
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