This Week’s Buzz Report

Through Dec. 31
Banterra Food Drive
Banterra Bank, 521 Ferry St., Metropolis
The community is invited to make donations of non-perishable food items throughout the holiday season. Donations will go to a local food pantry.

Through Dec. 31
Christmas in the Park
Sun.-Thu. 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Fri-Sat.  6 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Noble Park, 2915 Park Avenue, Paducah, Ky.
Thousands of lights and moving displays entertain visitors. Non-perishable food items or cash donations are accepted to fund local charities.


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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, Dec. 9
PSO Christmas Concert Preview
3 p.m. and 4 p.m.
Baptist Health, 2501 Kentucky Ave., Paducah, Ky.
The Paducah Symphony Orchestra will provide two sneak previews of its popular “A Christmas Celebration” concert coming up at the Carson Center on Dec. 10th. The free, 30-minute concerts will begin at 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. in the Larry Barton Atrium. The concerts are open to hospital patients, staff and families, as well as the public.

Friday-Saturday, Dec. 9-10
Whitehaven Christmas Open House
4 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Whitehaven, Exit 7 off Interstate 24 on Highway 45, Paducah, Ky.
Tour Whitehaven Welcome Center during the holiday season. Restored 1860s Southern mansion features period furnishings and memorabilia of Paducah native Alben Barkley, who served as Vice President under Harry Truman. Students from Blewett Music Studio will be performing Christmas Music on stringed instruments in the Music Room. Charles Dickens’ Scrooge will be greeting guests.  Refreshements provided. For information, call 270-554-2077.

Friday, Dec. 9
Joppa Rangers Basketball
6:15 p.m.
at Cobden (boys and girls)

Friday, Dec. 9
Patriot Basketball
6:15 p.m.
Patriots vs. Murphysboro, at home

Friday-Sunday, Dec. 9-11
Thursday-Sunday, Dec. 15-18
The Best Christmas Pageant Ever – The Musical
Thur.-Fri:  7 p.m.
Sat.-Sun.:  2:30 p.m.
Market House Theater, 141 Kentucky Ave., Paducah, Ky.
The annual Christmas pageant is in jeopardy when the Herdman kids – who lie, steal, scream, fight, smoke cigars and generally torment the entire neighborhood – take over all the principal roles.  Soon the entire congregation is running for cover. For information, call 270-444-6828 or visit website.

Every Friday
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.

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
Live Music at Harrah’s

9 p.m. – 1 a.m.
Harrah’s Signature Bar, 100 E. Front St., Metropolis
Local band will perform in Signature Bar in casino. See Website for details.

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SATURDAY, DECEMBER 10

Saturday, Dec. 10     
Christmas House Tour
Golconda / Pope County
Tour 4 homes, a historic church, and the Davidson Cabin decorated for the Holiday season – at 6:00 p.m. a live Nativity Scene and caroling around a huge bonfire on the Court House lawn in downtown Golconda. Santa arrives on the fire truck at 6:30 p.m. For information call 618-683-9702.  Website

Saturday, Dec. 10
Annual Christmas Cookie Sale
9 a.m. – noon
First Christian Church, 5th and Catherine streets, Metropolis
A large selection of freshly baked cookies will be available for $6 per pound. Proceeds are used to benefit local families in need throughout the year. Come early because they go fast.

Saturday, Dec. 10
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, Dec. 10
Paducah Holiday Farmers Market
9 a.m. – 4 pm.
Expo Center, 1 Executive Blvd, Paducah
Many of the Farmers Market vendors will be selling local homegrown goods (even some produce, meat and eggs) for the holiday season or that last minute Christmas gift. There will be a great selection of farm, artisan and baked goods. Little ones can get their picture taken on Santa’s lap, Farmers Market style or choose a Christmas tree.  Kiwanis Christmas trees are back.

Saturday, Dec. 10
4th Annual Holiday Market
10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Metropolis Community Center, 900 W 10th St.
Vendors will be selling craft items, Christmas items, candy and baked goods, collectibles, Mary Kay, Avon, other product sales, jewelry, Project Hope Humane Society Items, and other items too numerous to mention. For more information, contact Tish Lewis  618-524-2758.

Saturday, Dec. 10
Garrison for the Massiac Marines
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Fort Massac State Park, 1308 E 5th St., Metropolis
Massiac Marines, French and Indian War period reenactors present a living history program. Usually meet monthly on the 2nd Saturday of each month. For information call 618-524-4712.  Facebook

Saturday, Dec. 10
Second Saturday Gallery Walk
Noon – 6 p.m.
LowerTown Arts District Galleries & Studios, Paducah, Ky.
Visit LowerTown’s great galleries and studios. Enjoy fine art and crafts while strolling through this historic neighborhood. Event is held on the 2nd Saturday of each month. For information call 270-444-8649.

Saturdays, Dec.10 and 17
Santa’s Cottage
1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Metropolis Chamber of Commerce, 516 Market St., Metropolis
Santa’s Cottage will be open in the Chamber of Commerce office, across from the courthouse. There will be free cookies and hot chocolate. A drop box for the Christmas for Kids Toy Drive is located in the Chamber office where everyone is welcome to donate a toy that will go to a Massac County child in need. For information, contact Lori Abbott at 618-524-2714 or office@metrochamber.com.

Saturday, Dec. 10
SCC Senior Citizen Day
2 p.m. Chili Supper
3 p.m. Basketball game
Shawnee Community College, 8364 Shawnee College Rd., Ullin, Il.
Senior citizens, aged 60 years and older, along with their families and friends, are invited to a chili supper on the main campus (complimentary to fans 60 years and older), with a SCC Saints basketball game to follow. Senior citizens will also receive free admission to the game.

Saturday, Dec. 10
Joppa Rangers Basketball
3 p.m.
At home vs. FBA boys and girls

Saturday, Dec. 10
A Christmas Celebration
7:30 p.m.
Carson Center, 100 Kentucky Ave., Paducah, Ky.
Join the Paducah Symphony Orchestra and choruses as they celebrate the holiday season. This year-after-year sellout is a staple in the community, and for many, no Christmas would be complete without it. For information, call 270-450-4444 or visit website.

Every Saturday
Live Music at Harrah’s

9 p.m. – 1 a.m.
Harrah’s Signature Bar, 100 E. Front St., Metropolis
Local band will perform in Signature Bar in casino. See Website for details.

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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, Dec. 11
Olde Tyme Christmas
1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Fort Massac State Park, 1308 E. 5th St., Metropolis
Reenactors will welcome guests in the Visitor Center which will be festively decorated with items based on 17th and 18th century designs. There will be music and refreshments. Free. For more information, call 618-524-4712.  Facebook

Sunday, Dec. 11
Elks Hoop Shoot Free Throw Contest
1:30 p.m. Registration
2:00 p.m. Shooting begins
Massac County High School, 2841 Old Marion Rd., Metropolis
For boys and girls age groups: 8-9, 10-11, 12-13. Contestant’s age group will be determined by the age as of April 1, 2017. Awards for winners and runner-ups, plus lucky price drawings and more.

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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, Dec. 12
Metropolis Garden Club Christmas Party
11:30 a.m.
Summers Riverview Mansion Chapel, 205 Metropolis St., Metropolis
Christmas party with tea, coffee, scones, and finger sandwiches. $10 gift exchange (optional).
Visitors are always welcome. For information, contact Anne Parmley at 618-524-9022 or anne.parmley@gmail.com.  Website

Monday, Dec. 12
Red Cross Blood Drive
11:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
First Baptist Church, 307 Massac Creek Rd., Metropolis
A blood donor card or driver’s license or two other forms of identification are required at check-in. Donors must be in general good health, weigh at least 110 pounds and be at least 17 years old (16 with parental consent form). Height and weight restrictions apply to donors 18 and younger. For information, see Event Post.

Monday, Dec. 12
Cancer Support Group
4:30 p.m.
Baptist Health, 2501 Kentucky Ave., Paducah, Ky.
The group provides support for those recently diagnosed with any kind of cancer and for those living in recovery.  Group meets monthly on the 2nd Monday in the Oncology Resource Room. Call Natalie Quint at 270-415-7718 for information.

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.

Monday, Dec. 12
Joppa Rangers Basketball
6 p.m.
At home vs. CFS

Monday, Dec. 12
Go Heart Smart
6 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Life Church Eastland, 716 E. 3rd St., Metropolis
Open to anyone interested in learning more about behavioral change and prevention of disease. Meetings are held on the 2nd Monday of each month. For information, contact Cindy Oliver at 800-698-4820 ext. 177.

Monday, Dec. 12
MCHS Band Boosters
6:30 p.m.
Massac County High School Band Room
The band boosters meet to assist with Patriot Band activities. Meetings are held on the 2nd Monday of each month. Facebook

Every Monday
Monday Night Live
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, Dec. 12
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.

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. Meetings are free.  Website

Tuesdays, Dec. 13 & 27
Cancer Nutrition Support Group
3 p.m.  Dec. 13
11 a.m.  Dec. 27
Baptist Health, 2501 Kentucky Ave., Paducah, Ky.
The group is for patients diagnosed with cancer of any kind. Information will include how to maintain your nutrition status through cancer treatment and how to increase calorie and protein intake. Meeting held in Oncology Resource Room. Phone 270-415-7232 for information.

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.

Every Tuesday and Thursday
No Cost GED and Hi-SET Prep Classes
5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. (thru mid December)
Spence Community Center, Metropolis
Shawnee Community College will be providing preparation classes for the GED and Hi-SET test free of charge to students. To enroll in any of these classes or for information, contact Kyle Echols at 618-634-3222 or kylee@shawneecc.edu.  You may also contact Stacy Simpson at 618-634-3266 or stacys@shawneecc.edu.

Every Tuesday
Yoga Class
6 p.m
Glass Chiropractic and Wellness Center, 727 E. 12th St., Metropolis
Classes conducted by Tonya Bell.  Cost is $15 per month. Please bring your own mat.  For information, call 618-524-3768.

Every Tuesday
Bridge Ministry Weekly Dinner
6 p.m. – 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, Dec. 13
Lady Patriots Basketball
6:15 p.m.
at Herrin

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.

Tuesday, Dec. 13
3rd Annual Holiday Grocery Grab
7 p.m.
Big John Grocery, 1200 East 5th St., Metropolis
Two winners will be given three minutes to grab as many groceries as thjey can stuff into one cart. Tickets, which are $5 each, can be purchased from any local Rotary member, at the Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast on Dec. 3rd, or at Big John. Winners will be drawn on Dec. 8th.

cnb-santa-2016WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 14

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Every Wednesday
Parkinson Support

9:30 a.m. Baptist Health, 2501 Kentucky Ave., Paducah OR
10 a.m. Lourdes Hospital, 1530 Lone Oak Rd., Paducah
Group meets every Wednesday, taking turns each week at either Baptist Health, 2nd floor Atrium conference room, or at Lourdes Hospital, basement classroom 4B. For information or location, call 270-898-8031.

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. 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, Dec. 14
Movie Night: Christmas Carol
6 p.m.
Powers United Methodist Church, 3210 IL 145 Rd., Metropolis
The church will host a free movie night for the community. Free pizza, soda and snacks will be served. Everyone is invited to attend.

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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.

Every Thursday (except Dec. 22 & 29)
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, Dec. 15
Sweet Swap and Sock Snowman Craft
5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Metropolis Public Library, 317 Metropolis St.
Bring 2 dozen cookies or candy, which will be traded with everyone else who participates. Please bring recipes if you would like to share. Also make a sock snowman as well. Please register at the library by calling 618-524-4312 ext. 3 by Dec. 12th. No online registration.

Every Thursday
Line Dancing

6 p.m. Beginners class
7 p.m. Intermediate and couples class
American Legion Hall, 423 Legion Dr., Paducah, Ky.
Night Moves Dance Club offers line dance lessons every Thursday. For information, call 270-442-3186 or 270-554-1486. $4 admission charge.

Thursday, Dec. 15
Joppa Lady Rangers Basketball
6 p.m.
at home vs. Meridian

Thursday, Dec. 15
Lady Patriots Basketball
6:15 p.m.
Lady Patriots vs. Harrisburg, at home

Every-Other-Thursday
Young Elks Club

6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Metropolis Elks Lodge, 104 W. 4th St., Metropolis

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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Friday, Dec. 16
Patriots Basketball
5:00 p.m.  Lady Patriots vs. Marshall County, at home
6:15 p.m.  Patriots at Harrisburg

Every Friday
Live Music at Harrah’s

9 p.m. – 1 a.m.
Harrah’s Signature Bar, 100 E. Front St., Metropolis
Local band will perform in Signature Bar in casino. See Website for details.

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Saturday, Dec. 17
Shawnee Chapter of the Illinois Audubon
Christmas Bird Count

The Shawnee Chapter is looking for volunteers to help in the count with the circle mostly in Pope County from Golconda to a little past the Johnson County line and Temple Hill to Bell Smith Springs. It is an all day count but blocks of three hours minimum or specific sites are acceptable. Contact Douglas at 618-564-2079 for territory assignments and maps. Inexperienced birders will be paired with more experienced ones.

Saturday, Dec. 17
Santa at City National Bank
9:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Main bank location, 423 Ferry St., Metropolis
Santa will visit with children in the bank lobby. Parents are welcome to take pictures at this free event.

Saturday, Dec. 17
Christmas Dinner
Noon – 2 p.m.
Victory Full Gospel Church, 2795 Old Marion Rd., Metropolis
Free Christmas dinner. Food, music, gifts and testimonials will be given.

Saturday, Dec. 17
Santa at Fort Massac
Noon – 3 p.m.
Fort Massac Visitor Center. 1308 E. 5th St., Metropolis
Bring the kids to see Santa and enjoy hot chocolate and cookies. Everyone is welcome to bring their cameras to take photos. The visitor center will also be showing “How the Grinch Stole Christmas”.

Saturday, Dec. 17
Christmas Card Craft Hour
3:30 p.m.
Metropolis Public Library, 317 Metropolis St.
Join in the Christmas fun by making homemade Christmas Cards. The kids will have a variety of items to pick from to decorate their cards. This program is intended for kids ages 6 and up. Please call or come in to the library by Friday, Dec. 9th to register. Free program. Any questions, call the library at 618-524-4312 ext. 3 and ask for Ms. Angie.

SaturdaySunday, Dec. 17-18
Live Nativity
6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Victory Full Gospel Church, 2795 Old Marion Rd., Metropolis
Everyone invited.

Saturday, Dec. 17
Patriots Basketball
6:15 p.m.
Patriots vs. Anna-Jonesboro at home

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Sunday, Dec. 18
Live Nativity
6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Victory Full Gospel Church, 2795 Old Marion Rd., Metropolis
Everyone invited.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 19

Monday, Dec. 19
Breastfeeding Class
6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Baptist Health, 2501 Kentucky Ave., Paducah, Ky.
Free class helps prepare expectant mothers for the breastfeeding experience. Class is held in Meeting Room A, Medical Park 2. Phone 270-575-2229 to register.

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Tuesday, Dec. 20
Veteran Job Services
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Metropolis Public Library, 317 Metropolis St.
Tim Scarbrough from the Illinois Department of Employment Security will be at the library to help veterans with Illinois Job Link registration, resume building and assessment, interviewing advice and job search tips. Veterans should bring their current resume and their DD214. Please make sure your Illinoisjoblink.com registration and resume are current and active. Please call Mr. Scarbrough for an appointment to meet with with him at the library during these dates and times, 618-241-6733.

Tuesday, Dec. 20
Library Birthday Club & Special Program
Metropolis Public Library, 317 Metropolis St., Metropolis
10:30 a.m.
Metropolis Public Library will host special programs/speakers monthly to celebrate birthdays for patrons with refreshments.  The program is free and open to all.  Meetings are held on the 3rd Tuesday of each month. For information, call 618-524-4312 ext. 3 or library@cityofmetropolis.com.  Facebook Page

Tuesday, Dec. 20
Cancerport Breast Cancer Support Group
6 p.m.
Baptist Health, 2501 Kentucky Ave., Paducah, Ky.
Oncology Resource Room, located inside the hospital at 25th and Broadway.
The group provides support for those diagnosed with breast cancer and living in recovery. Group meets in the Oncology Resource Room. Phone 270-442-1310 for information.

Tuesday, Dec. 20
Library Board of Trustees Meeting

7 p.m.
Metropolis Public Library, 317 Metropolis St. Metropolis
Public is encouraged to attend the open meeting in the library’s meeting room. Meetings are held on the 3rd Tuesday of each month. For information, email library@cityofmetropolis.com or visit website.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 21

Wednesday, Dec. 21
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 Natalie Quint at 618-524-9368, ext. 212.

Wednesday, Dec. 21
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, Dec. 21
Massac County Interagency Council
12 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Pizza Hut, 2047 E 5th St., Metropolis
The meeting is open to the public and any service provider is welcome to attend. Meetings are held on the 3rd Wednesday of each month. For information, call Celia Bachi at 618-524-2683.

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 22

Thursday, Dec. 22
Spice Up The Holidays
4 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Metropolis Public Library, 317 Metropolis St.
Herb and spice program with Rhonda James from the Skin Shop speaking about the beneficial properties of spices and recipes. Rhonda is our go-to-gal on all things herbs and spice. Everyone is invited to attend.

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Four Rivers Center
100 Kentucky Avenue, Paducah, Ky.

Dec. 13:  Moscow Ballet’s Nutcracker
Dec. 17:  Jackie Evancho
For information, call 270-450-4444 or visit website.

Market House Theater
141 Kentucky Ave., Paducah, Ky.
Live productions.
Dec. 8-11 and 15-18:  The Best Christmas Pageant Ever – The Musical
For information, call 270-444-6828 or visit website.

Paducah Symphony Orchestra
Paducah, Ky.
Dec. 10:  A Christmas Celebration, Carson Center
Website

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

———- ON-GOING EVENTS ———-

National Quilt Museum
215 Jefferson St., Paducah, Ky.
Through Jan. 10:  Kaffe Fassett’s Heritage Quilts
Through Feb. 14:  Quilt as Desired
Ongoing:  Oh WOW! Miniature Quilts
Website

Yeiser Art Center
Yeiser Art Center, Market House Square, Paducah, Ky.
Through Dec. 17:  Teen Spirit. 24th annual regional high school art exhibition
Exhibits change throughout the year.   Visit website for schedule


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