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TUESDAY, MAY 22

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
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.

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.

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.

Tuesday, May 22  (register by May 15)
MCHS Lady Patriot Soccer Banquet
6 p.m.
First Baptist Church, 307 Massac Creek Rd., Metropolis
Taco bar and fixings catered by Just Like Mama’s. Cost is $9 per person. Must RSVP to April Lewis by May 15th. You must pay for the number you reserve. Payment can be taken in advance. Facebook.

Tuesday, May 22
Big Blue Photography Contest Reception
6-8 p.m.
The reception is being held to recognize the local talent taking photographs of the surrounding area. The People’s Choice Award will be announced determined by the public voting. For details, click here.

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, May 22
Lighthouse Assembly of God Food Bank
6-8 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, MAY 23

Wednesday, May 23
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.

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, May 23
Massac County Youth Football Registration
4-6:30 p.m.
Massac County Community Center, 4476 Korte Rd., Metropolis
Registration for tackle football for 3-4 grades, 5-6 grades, and 7-8 grades. Registration will also be held on Saturday, June 2nd, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Facebook.

Wednesday, May 23
Radiation Lawsuit Community Meeting
6:30-7:30 p.m.
Metropolis Community Center, 900 W. 10th St.
A meeting has been planned to provide information about what testing has shown in the homes near the UF6 plant, Honeywell. Facebook.

THURSDAY, MAY 24

Thursday-Monday, May 24-28
Herrin Festa Italiana
The event features great Italian food, family fun, an array of contests for all ages, a fine arts and crafts exhibit, bocce ball tournament, car show, bike and pet parade, and concert performances by Beach Boys, Lee Brice, Queensryche, Slaughter, and Kix and more. For details, visit website.

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. If Unit 1 is out for bad weather, class will not meet.

Every Thursday
Metropolis Rotary Club
12:10-1 p.m.
Central Hall, 1009 North Ave., Metropolis
Club meets weekly to discuss service projects. For information, contact Areia Hathcock at 618-524-2141.  Website.

Thursday, May 24  (register by May 21)
Flip-Flop Welcome Sign Craft
4-5 p.m.
Metropolis Library, 317 Metropolis St.
Come and make a welcome sign for your front door out of flip-flops. You must register at the library or call by May 21st. This program is for 18 and up. There will be a $4 charge for materials at the time of the program.

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. If Unit 1 is out for bad weather, class will not meet.

Every Thursday
Metropolis Rotary Club
12:10-1 p.m.
Central Hall, 1009 North Ave., Metropolis
Club meets weekly to discuss service projects. For information, contact Areia Hathcock at 618-524-2141.  Website.

Thursday, May 24
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, MAY 25

Friday, May 25 – Sunday, June 10
14th Annual Southern Illinois Music Festival
Festival features three-dozen professional performances from Twos by Tues. Carbondale to Cairo, Murphysboro to Marion and at many points in between. In addition to members of the New Chicago Chamber Orchestra, musicians from throughout North and South America, Europe and Asia perform orchestral and chamber music, opera, patriotic music, and jazz in an informal and inviting atmosphere.  Website.

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.

Friday, May 25
Mexican Cuisine Class
10 a.m.-Noon
McCracken County Coop. Extension, 2025 New Holt Rd., Paducah, Ky.
Come for a free community workshop and learn all about making delicious and authentic Mexican dishes. The class is free and open to the public. Please RSVP to reserve your spot. For information, or to register, call at 270-554-9520.  Facebook.

Friday, May 25
Movies in the Park: Despicable Me 3
Dusk
Fort Massac State Park picnic area, across from Sonic
The movies are held on select Fridays for free. Come early and bring your blanket and/or lawn chairs. In case of rain, they will be held inside the visitor center. Concessions will be available for purchase. No alcohol is allowed and pets must be on leashes. will start at dusk if weather permitting. If weather looks questionable, please contact the park at 618-524-4712 to check on the status.

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, May 25
Joppa High School Graduation
7 p.m.
Joppa High School
Details will be listed as they become available.

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-Saturday, May 25-26
Live Music at Harrah’s: Back to Avalon
9 p.m.-1 a.m.
Harrah’s Signature Bar, 100 E. Front St., Metropolis
This group recreates Heart’s incredible music. No Heart fan will be left disappointed once they experience their show.Different musicians will perform each weekend in the Signature Bar in casino.  Website.  Facebook.

SATURDAY, MAY 26

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.

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, May 26
Joppa Beta Club Car Wash
8 a.m.-2 p.m.
Plaza Tire Service, 1503 E. 5th St., Metropolis
Help the Joppa Beta Club go to Nationals. Come out and get your car washed and support a good cause.

Saturday, May 26
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 & Sunday, May 26-27
Kentucky Dam Village Arts and Crafts Show
9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Kentucky Dam Village State Resort, 113 Administration Dr, Gilbertsville, KY
This annual Arts and Crafts Show is on the Memorial Day Weekend. It is located at the Old Beach Area (next to Convention Center) and features handcrafted items by artists, fair food and Kentucky Lake’s beautiful scenery. For information, call 800-325-0146.  Facebook.

Saturday, May 26
Memorial Day Service
10 a.m.
Mounds City National Cemetery, Old US Hwy 51, Mounds City, Il.
This elaborate service consists of the National Anthem, Pledge of Allegiance, lowering of the Flag, Invocation, Civil War Re-enactors, Guest Speakers, Laying of the Wreath, Benediction, rifle and canon salute, and Taps. 618-748-9041. Facebook.

Saturday-Sunday, May 26-27
Memorial Day Celebration in Thebes
10 a.m.-3 p.m.
1848 Thebes Courthouse
Food, quilt raffle, door prizes, music, vendors  www.thebescourthouse.com

Saturday, May 26   
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, May 26  (register by May 22)
Kid’s Craft: Comic Book Magnets
3:30-4:30 p.m.
Metropolis Library, 317 Metropolis St.
You will be using Mod Podge, old comic books, acrylic shapes, and magnets.  This program is free and intended for kids ages 10 and up.  Please call or come into the library to make sure there are enough supplies. Facebook.

Saturday, May 26
Paducah Improv Comedy: May The Improv Be With You: The McImprov Strikes Back
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.

SUNDAY, MAY 27

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Sunday-Wednesday, May 27-30
Gospel Meeting: That Which Is Perfect
Sun. 10 a.m., 1 p.m., 2:30 p.m.
Weekdays: 7 p.m.
​North Crockett Church of Christ, 508 Crockett St., Brookport
Speakers will include Eric Doss, Philip Jones, Antoine Hutcheson. and Paul Wingfield. Sunday services include Bible study at 10 a.m., worship at 11 a.m., fellowship at 1 p.m., and congregational singing and preaching at 2:30 p.m. Everyone is invited. If transportation is needed, call 270-442-5670 or 618-564-2323.​

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, May 27
Super Sunday Supper
5-6 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.

MONDAY, MAY 28

Monday, May 28
Memorial Day closings in Metropolis
Closures include banks, government offices, including post offices schools, and most retail businesses. Trash service will be delayed one day throughout the city.

Monday-Thursday, May 21-24
Cinemark Summer Movie: The Emoji Movie
9:30 and 10 a.m.
Cinemark Theater, 5159 Hinkleville Rd., Paducah, Ky.
The Emoji Movie 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, May 28
Memorial  Day Service
11 a.m.
Memorial Park next to the Metropolis Public Library
The posting of colors, invitation to veterans and open prayer will be presented. Taps will be performed and a 21-gun salute will be featured. Guest speaker will be a local pastor. National Anthem will be sung by American Heritage Girls Troop IL 1230 and Trail Life USA Troop IL 2343. Everyone is encouraged to come honor those who served.

Monday, May 28 
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
Monday Night Live: Due South
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.

TUESDAY, MAY 29

Tuesday, May 29
Joppa Junior High School Graduation
7 p.m.
Joppa Junior High School
Details will be listed as they become available.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 30

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.

THURSDAY, MAY 31

Thursday-Sunday, May 31 – June 16
Sister Act – The Musical
Thu.-Sat. 7:30 p.m.
Sat. 9th  2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Sun. 2:30 p.m.
Market House Theater, 132 Market House Square., Paducah, Ky.
A nightclub singer hopeful is also the girlfriend of a mobster. After witnessing a murder, she hides out in a convent and turns everything upside down. This uplifting musical was nominated for five Tony Awards, including Best Musical.  Website.

FRIDAY, JUNE 1

Friday-Saturday, June 1-2  
Annual Lusk Creek BBQ Cook Off

Golconda, IL
Bands, beer tent, teams competing for awards. Melungeons will play on Saturday from 2-5 p.m. For information call 618-969-8800 or 618-683-6246.  Facebook.

Friday-Sunday, June 1-3, 8-10, and 15-16
U-Pick Lavendar Farm & Gift Shop
10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Shawnee Hills Lavender 480 Brown Section Rd, Cobden, Il.
You pick your own fresh lavender bundles from nine blooming lavender varieties. Bundles are $5 when fields are in bloom. Rain or shine. For information, call 618-534-4659 or 618-697-2943.   Facebook.

Friday, June 1 – 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. You read books and earn prizes. Registration ends on July 2nd. To register call the library at 618-524-4312 ext. 3. Website. Facebook.

Friday, June 1
MCDAC 5th Annual Golf Scramble
12:30-5 p.m.
Metropolis Country Club
Cost:  Hole Sponsor – $50,  Team – $200, Corporate Sponsor/Team – $250. Check for updates on Facebook.

Friday, June 1baptist-health
Kangaroo Klub for Breastfeeding Mothers
1-2:30 p.m.
Baptist Health, 2501 Kentucky Ave., Paducah, Ky.
Support group for women who breastfeed or expectant mothers who plan to breastfeed. Meeting is held in Shirley Trail Lanier, Medical Park 2. Phone 270-415-4680 for information.

Friday, June 1
Andy Andrews
3 p.m.
Carson Center, 100 Kentucky Avenue, Paducah, Ky.
Rotary International Sponsored Community Event. Hailed by a New York Times reporter as “someone who has quietly become one of the most influential people in America,” Andy Andrews is an internationally known speaker and author. Tickets are not available online. For information, call 270-450-4444 or visit website.

Friday, June 1
HeArt & Soul Art Celebration & Auction
6-9 p.m.
Walker Hall Events Center, 229 Madison St., Paducah, Ky.
Come for an evening of food and entertainment with silent and live auctions. Local professional artists are working in collaboration with the individuals served here at Easter Seals West Kentucky to produce some truly beautiful art, which will be available in the live auction. The silent auction promises to have a huge selection of items from local and area businesses up for grabs. For details, visit Facebook.

SATURDAY, JUNE 2

Saturday, June 2
Annual Bass Tournament
5 a.m.-3 p.m.
Golconda Marina, 1 Marina Way, Golconda, IL
Annual Rodney J. Brenner Memorial Buddy Bass Tournament sponsored by the Southeastern Illinois College Foundation. For information, call 618-683-9006. Facebook.

Saturday, June 2
Annual Spokes for Strokes Bike Tour
7 a.m. Registration
8 a.m. Tour starts
Baptist Health Imaging Center, 2705 Kentucky Ave., Paducah, Ky.
Registration at active.com is $25 for an individual, $40 for couples and $50 for a family of four. Bike tour is on three well-marked routes through beautiful McCracken, Marshall and Graves counties. Each route is SAG-supported with refreshments and toilet facilities at rest stops as follows: 65 miles with rolling hills, six rest stops; 35 miles, four rest stops; 10 miles, flatter terrain just in McCracken County, with one stop.  For information, call 270-575-2851.

Saturday, June 2
Annual Riverfront Rod Run
8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Historic Downtown, Paducah, Ky.
The annual event features unique and colorful displays of American-made, hot rods, customs, classics, muscle cars and trucks through 1972 and all motorcycles. Hosted by River Tin Street Rods. For information, call 270-293-5359 or 270-217-0511,  or visit website.

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Noble Park Kids Fishing Tournament
9-11 a.m.
Noble Park Lake, 2915 Park Ave., Paducah, Ky.
Free catch and release tournament for kids 6-11 years old. Children may use their own pole and bait, or they can borrow from the park while supplies last. Fishing license not needed. Awards will be given. Goodie bags will be handed out to first 75 people to register. For details, visit website.

Saturday, June 2
Massac County Youth Football Registration
9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Massac County Community Center, 4476 Korte Rd., Metropolis
Registration for tackle football for 3-4 grades, 5-6 grades, and 7-8 grades.  Facebook.

Saturday, June 2
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 in the Visitor Center on the 1st Saturday of each month. For information, call 618-524-9321.  Facebook.

Saturday, June 2 
MCHs Class of 1978 40-Year Reunion
Noon
Lana Ohmes’ barn, 6916 Unity School Rd., Brookport
Casual reunion starts with a fire pit weiner roast from noon-2 pm, group picture from 5-6 pm, barbecue dinner from 6-8 pm, and fellowship afterwards. The cost is $15 per person. Please RSVP by May 9 to Rhonda Hausman at rhausman2@aol.com.

Saturday, June 2
Gospel Concert
6 p.m.
Family Worship Center, 714 Filmore St., Metropolis
All local singers and musicians are invited to share their message. This concert will be held the first Saturday of each month. For information, call Pastor Bobby Shearl at 678-630-3352.

SUNDAY,  JUNE 3

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MONDAY, JUNE 4

Monday, June 4
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, June 4
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 more information, call 270-967-9273.  Website.

Monday-Thursday, June 4-7
Cinemark Summer Movie Clubhouse
9:30 and 10 a.m.
Cinemark Theater, 5159 Hinkleville Rd., Paducah, Ky.
Boss Baby 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, June 4
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.

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 so if you can sit you exercise.

Monday, June 4baptist-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, June 4baptist-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, June 4
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. 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.

Monday, June 4
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, June 4
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.

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. They also permit detailed discussion of various elements in the recovery program. Meeting is held in the basement.

TUESDAY, JUNE 5

Tuesday, June 5
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, June 5
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, June 5
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, June 5
Joppa Village Board of Trustees Meeting
6:30 p.m.
Joppa’s Village Hall, 217 North Ave., Joppa, IL
The Village Board of Trustees meet the first Tuesday of the month. All meetings are open to the public.

Tuesday, June 5
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.

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ON-GOING EVENTS —–

Through class start date 
SCC Summer and Fall Registration
June 4 – Summer classes begin
Aug. 15 – Fall classes begin
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.

Every Mon., Wed. & Friday
COPE Food Pantry
9 a.m.-3 p.m.
COPE, 1017 North Avenue, Metropolis
Food is available for distribution to members of the community. For information, call 618-524-3635.

National Quilt Museum
215 Jefferson St., Paducah, Ky.
Through May 23:
Personal Horizons, Regina V. Benson
Through June 12:
 New Quilts from an Old Favorite: Bow Tie
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.
Through June 9:  Fantastic Fibers 2018
June 26 – July 27:  Summer Art Camp
Aug. 2-12:  Summer Art Camp Exhibition
Aug. 12: 
Summer Art Camp Opening Reception, 2-4 p.m.
Exhibits change throughout the year.   Visit website for schedule

UPCOMING PERFORMANCES —–

Carson Center
100 Kentucky Avenue, Paducah, Ky.
June 1: Andy Andrews
June 7:  Little River Band
June 30:  Gary Allen
For information, call 270-450-4444 or visit website.

Market House Theater
141 Kentucky Ave., Paducah, Ky.
Live productions.
May 31-June 16:  Sister Act
For information, call 270-444-6828 or visit website.

Paducah Symphony Orchestra
Paducah, Ky.
Next season opens Sept. 2018
Website

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


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