June 2017

2017-06-junFor weekly and monthly events, please see Recurring Events listing.

ONGOING EVENTS

keep cool in the pool imageDaily
Metropolis City Pool Open

Mon – Sat, Noon – 5 p.m.
Sundays, 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
312 W. 4th St., Metropolis
$1.50 Admission – 5 years and under, free. Passes are available for: Individual, $25; Family, $20 per person living under same roof. For more information call 618-524-2609. For information about swimming lessons, aerobics, adult lap swim and pool parties, see Event Post – coming soon.

Monday, May 22 – August 30
Kids Bowl Free
Metropolis Super Bowl, 1107 E. 8th St.
Noon – 10:00 p.m.
Kids get two free games every day, all Summer long. Sign them up through kidsbowlfree.com.

May-June, every Tuesday
Ladies Night Free Bowling
6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Metropolis Super Bowl, 1107 E. 8th St.
Women, ages 18 and over, get free games and free shoe rental. Get your peeps and have a night out.

Every Saturday, now through Oct. 31 (except Superman Celebration – tentative)
Farmer’s Market
Courthouse lawn, Superman Square
Anyone that offers fresh produce, baked goods, jams and jellies, or other handmade items are encouraged to participate. For information, contact the Chamber of Commerce at 618-524-2714.

First Saturday
Olmsted Farmers Market and Trade Day
8:00 a.m. – Noon
Front Street, downtown Olmsted
Olmsted Parks Department will sponsor this event.  There is no cost for vendors to participate. For information, call Olmsted City Hall at 618-742-6487. Market is open on the 1st Saturday of each month during the garden season.


Thursday-Sunday, June 1-4, 8-11, 15-17
The Addams Family – The Musical
7:30 p.m.  Friday-Saturday
2:30 p.m.  Sunday and Sat. May 10
Market House Theater, 132 Market House Square., Paducah, Ky.
Wednesday Addams is now grown up and has fallen in love with a sweet, smart young man. Everything will change for the whole family on the fateful night they host a dinner for Wednesday’s “normal” boyfriend and his parents. For information, call 270-444-6828 or visit website.

Friday-Saturday, June 2-3
Annual Riverfront Rod Run
9 a.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. Hosted by River Tin Street Rods. For information, call 270-564-5144 or 270-293-5359,  or visit website.

Friday-Sunday, June 2-4 and June 9-11
U-Pick Lavendar
10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Shawnee Hills Lavender 480 Brown Section Rd, Cobden, Il.
You pick your own fresh lavender bundles from nine blooming lavender varieties. Lavender plants and lavender lemonade also available. For information, email Shawneehillslavender@gmail.com.   Facebook

Friday, June 2
Auxiliary Bake Sale
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Massac Memorial Hospital, 28 Chick St, Metropolis
The Hospital Auxiliary will be hosting a bake sale at the main entrance of the hospital. All proceeds will be donated to Massac High School H.O.S.A. Please help support our future leaders of healthcare.

Friday-Saturday, June 2-3
5th Annual Lusk Creek BBQ Cook Off
5:00 p.m.
Golconda, IL
Bands, beer tent, teams competing for awards.  For information call 618-969-8800.  Facebook

Friday, June 2
Movies in the Park: Pete’s Dragon
Dusk – Movie begins
Fort Massac State Park picnic area, across from Sonic
All movies are free to the public. Come early and bring your blanket and/or lawn chairs. Concessions will be available for purchase. No alcohol is allowed and pets must be on leashes. Provided by Harrah’s Metropolis.  Monitor Facebook for cancellation notices. For more information, call 618-524-4712.

Friday, June 2
Air Supply – Live Performance
7:30 p.m.
Carson Center, 100 Kentucky Avenue, Paducah, Ky.
The trademark sound of Russell Hitchcock’s soaring tenor voice and Graham Russell’s simple yet majestic songs created a unique sound that would forever be known as Air Supply. However, it is the live shows that always hold audiences captive around the world.For information, call 270-450-4444 or visit website.

Saturday, June 3
Annual Spokes for Strokes Bike Tour
7:00 a.m. Registration begins
8:00 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.

Monday-Friday, June 5-9
Vacation Bible School – Galactic Starveyors
8:30 am – 11:30 am
Immanuel Baptist Church, 1119 Market St., Metropolis
Galactic Starveyors: Searching the visible, discovering the invisible.
Come for a week of Bible study, crafts, music, missions, snacks, and more. There are classes for ages 3 through students in Grade 6. Transportation is available. For information, call 618-524-2729.

Monday-Wednesday, June 5-7
Saints’ Kids Soccer Camp
8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Shawnee Community College Main Campus
8364 Shawnee College Rd, Ullin, IL
For students ages 7-12. Fee is $30.

Monday-Wednesday, June 5-7
Saints’ Kids Renewable Energy Camp
9:00 a.m. – Noon Daily
Shawnee Community College Main Campus in Ullin
SCC is offering a Renewable Energy Camp for students grades 5th through 9th.  Students will discover the math and science involved in operating without traditional electricity, as well as alternative sources of energy. Each participate will build and take home their own solar car. Students will also learn about the upcoming solar eclipse. To participate, a fee of $75 is required, which covers supplies. Registration and fees are due by May 29. For registration information, contact Stacy Simpson at 618-634- 3266 or stacys@shawneecc.edu. Visit us at http://www.shawneecc.edu for a complete list of Saints’ Kids Summer Camps and Activities.

Monday, June 5
Arthritis Support Group
Noon to 1:00 p.m.

Baptist Health, 2501 Kentucky Ave., Paducah, Ky.
The group provides support for people living with arthritis. Meeting is held in the Carson-Myre Heart Center conference room on the 1st Monday of each month. Phone 270-575-2721 for information.

Friday, June 5
Kangaroo Klub for Breastfeeding Mothers
1:00 p.m. – 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 Meeting Room A, Medical Park 2. Phone 270-575-2229 for more information.

Monday, June 5
Stroke Support Group
3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Baptist Health, 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 Carson-Myre Heart Center conference room.  Phone 270-575-2880 to register.

Monday, June 5 through Summer season
Water Aerobics
Mon. & Thu.  5:30 p.m – 6:30 pm
Wed. & Sat.  11:00 am – noon
Metropolis City Pool, 312 W. 4th St., Metropolis
Cost is $25 for the season. Register when you arrive – open enrollment

Tuesday, June 6 and Thursday, June 8
Diabetes Classes
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Baptist Health, 2501 Kentucky Ave., Paducah, Ky.
Free class with a certified diabetes instructor to assist with any question or concerns about diabetes.  A physician order is required. Class meets in the Atrium Classroom, Medical Park 2. Call 270-575-2918 for information.

Tuesday, June 6
Weight Loss Information Session
6:00 p.m.

Baptist Heart Center, 2501 Kentucky Ave., Paducah, Ky.
Learn about medical and surgical options for weight loss. Meeting in Carson-Myre auditorium. Phone 270-575-8462 for information.

Tuesday, June 7 through Summer season
Free Laps Only Swim
Wed & Sat, 10:00 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Metropolis City Pool, 312 W. 4th St., Metropolis

Thursday, June 8
Kids Art Class – Circle Weaving
9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Girl Scout House, 1230 E. 7th St., Metropolis
Students entering 3rd-7th grades will have the opportunity to paint and weave a beautiful piece of art. $12 covers all supplies. Class size is limited, and pre-registration is required. All class sizes are limited.  To pre-register send a message through Metropolis Art Classes Facebook page or email the instructor, kortneykennedy@gmail.com.

Thursday-Sunday, June 8-11
39th Annual Superman Celebration
10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Superman Square, Market St., Metropolis
This year’s Superman Celebration is dedication to the memory of Noel Neill. Celebrating all things Super with events for young and old. Characters, artists and celebrities associated with Superman comics, television shows and movies can be seen around town during this one-of-a-kind event. Celebrities include Erica Durance, Margot Kidder, and Sarah Douglas.  Website   Facebook

Thursday-Sunday, June 8-11  (date confirmed, details tentative)
10th Annual Film Festival Screenings & Awards
Baymont Theater, 203 E. Front St., Metropolis
Screenings Thursday, June 8th from 6-9:30 p.m.
& Friday, June 9th from 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Admission: Free. Note: Seating is limited and on a first-come basis.
Join us as we present this year’s entries for the Superman Celebration Film Competition.  Over 30 films will be screened, including features ranging from original superhero creations to fan films in a variety of genres, from comics to science fiction. To view the complete list of films and the screening schedule, click here.
Film Festival Awards – Sunday, June 10
Approximately 7 p.m.
The Superman Celebration Film Awards honors the best and brightest films from the superhero and comics-related genres, as well as films that fit the archetypes of general comics fandom.  This year, the awards ceremony will present trophies for Best Drama, Best Comedy, and Best “Super Grab Bag” Film, Best Animated Film, Best Fan Film, and Best Amateur Film.

Thursday, June 8  (date confirmed, details tentative)
28th Annual Superman Road Race & Fun Walk
7:00 p.m., Large Pavilion at Fort Massac State Park
The annual 4-mile run and 2-mile fun walk is hosted by Massac County High School Track and Massac County United Way.  Entry registration is $20. Pick up entry form at Metropolis Chamber of Commerce.

Thursday, June 8
The Birth of Bourbon : A Photographic Tour of Early Distilleries
7:00 p.m.
McCracken County Library, 555 Washington St., Paducah, Ky.
Presentee by Carol Peaches. Whiskey making has been an integral part of American history since frontier times. In Kentucky, early settlers brought stills to preserve grain, and they soon found that the limestone-filtered water and the unique climate of the scenic Bluegrass region made it an ideal place for the production of barrel-aged liquor. And so, bourbon whiskey was born. Program is held in the 2nd floor meeting room and is free and open to the public. For information, contact Bobbie Wrinkle at 270-442-2510 ext. 117 or bwrinkle@mclib.net. For program details, visit website.

Friday-Sunday, June 9-11
Metropolis Super Con 2017
Fri.  10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Sat.    9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Sun. 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
715 Market St., Metropolis (next to Thor’s Gym, caddy-corner from Lois Lane Statue)
Free and open to the public. Vendors manning 50 tables will be selling Superman collectibles, Sci-Fi, Comic Books, Action Figures, Super Hero memorabilia, Super Hero clothing and costumes, jewelry, gaming stuff and supplies, cos-play merchandise, TV and movie collectibles and autographed photos, Star Wars collectibles – most of what one would find at a big-city pop culture con. For information, contact Kevin Steward at 270-210-1868 or treestewart@hotmail.com.  Website.

Friday-Sunday, June 9-11
Superman Celebration Artist Alley & Writer’s Way
10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Friday & Saturday
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Sunday
8th and Market Sts. door on side of Union Hall, Metropolis
Artist Alley Is where Artists and Writers gather, ready to show off their sketches, books, magazines, comics and charm. Featured guests this year are Amanda Conner, Jimmy Palmiotti, John Strander, and Todd Aaron Smith. Visit website for full listing of all the artists and Writers. Admission is free.  For more information call 618-524-5375.

Friday, June 9
8th Annual Superman Super Site Meet & Greet
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Fat Edd’s, 323 Ferry St, Metropolis
Please RSVP and join us for the Super Site Meet & Greet. Event will feature various door prizes being given away including DVD’s, Blu-rays, and many other donated items from local merchants as well as fun, food and a few surprises.

Saturday, June 10
Save the Massac Breakfast with Superheroes

7:00 a,m. – 10:00 a.m. 
Happy Hearts Senior Center, 701 Market St., Metropolis
Dine with your favorite superheroes and help Save the Massac Theatre with a special breakfast for kids and kids of all ages. Superheroes will be on hand for photos and to interact with the crowd. Scrambled eggs, sausage, biscuits and gravy with choice of milk, orange juice or coffee will be served. Limited seating. Tickets are $10 for adults, and $8 for children. For tickets or information, contact the Metropolis Chamber at 618-524-7986.

Saturday, June 10
30th Annual Metropolis Kiwanis Superman Bicycle Ride
8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Fort Massac Park, 1308 E. 5th St., Metropolis
The ride will begin near the trout pond with a mass start led by Superman. Adult fee is $30 before May 15th, $35 afterwards. Children 16 and under can ride for $15 with an accompanying adult, or for free with an accompanying adult if they do not want an event t-shirt. Event t-shirt can be purchased for $15. Some changes have been made to the two longest routes, and there some new maps and navigation aides available this year. For full details and online registration, click here.  For information call 618-524-2345 or email stephensonfamily2004@comcast.net.

Saturday, June 10
Karnak 1st Annual Car Show
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Karnak, IL
Entry fee will be $20 if being judged, $10 for the second entry. Non-judged entry is $10. Spectators entry is free. Judging will being at noon. Awards will be given at 1 p.m. Registration form can be found on website. Any further questions can be answered at City Hall 618-634-9311.

Saturday, June 10  (tentative)
Save The Massac Benefit Auction
8:30 p.m.
Baymont Theater, Metropolis
Superhero items go up for bid to help restore The Massac Theatre – Metropolis’ 1930’s Art-Deco movie house. The Save The Massac Benefit Auction will feature Superman, Superhero & Villain, and other comics collectibles and treasures. There will be a cash bar during the auction and hors d’oeuvres will be served.  The auction will take place following the comedy show. Admission to both comedy show and the Save The Massac Benefit Auction is $20.  Tickets can be purchased for the Auction only for $10.  All proceeds from auction will benefit The Massac Theatre and will go toward its restoration.  Doors open at 6:30 PM.  Comedy show takes the stage at 7:00 PM. Auction will begin approximately at 8:30 PM.

Sat. June 10, or Mondays, June 12 and 19
Prepared Childbirth Classes
Sat.  9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Mon.  5:00 p.m. – 7:00 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. Classes held in Meeting Room A, Medical Park 2.  Call 270-575-2229 to register.

Sunday, June 11
Super Car Show
Fort Massac Park, 1308 E. 5th St., Metropolis
Cars and trucks are polished to perfection and fill Fort Massac State Park for the popular show. Free.   800-949-5740.

Monday, June 12 – Thursday, June 15
Saints’ Kids FUN-DA-MENTAL Basketball Camp
9:00 a.m. – 11:55 a.m.
Shawnee College Main Campus
8364 Shawnee College Rd, Ullin, IL
For students in 3rd-8th grades. Fee is $45. For information, contact John Sparks at 618-634-3230 or johns@shawneecc.edu.

Monday, June 12
Red Cross Blood Drive
9:30 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.

Sunday, June 12 – July 22
Swim Lessons

Beginner: 10:00 a.m. – 11 am., Mon & Thu, or Tue & Fri
Intermediate: 11:00 a.m. – noon, Mon & Thu, or Tue & Fri
Advanced:  10:00 a.m. – 11 a.m., Wed & Sat
Metropolis City Pool, 312 W. 4th St., Metropolis
Cost is $25 per child. Students report Monday, June 12th at 9:00 a.m., wearing swim suits,
for testing and registration.

Wednesdays, June 14 and 28
Parkinson’s Support Group
9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Baptist Health, 2501 Kentucky Ave., Paducah, Ky.
Class held in Atrium Classroom, Medical Park 2. Group meets every other Wednesday. Phone 270-898-8031 for more information.

Thursday, June 15
Wine Cork Succulent Planter Magnet
4:00 p.m.
Metropolis Library, 317 Metropolis St.
This craft includes hollowing out wine corks, planting succulent pieces in them, then gluing a magnet on. You must register for this program by June 12th at the library. This program is for patrons ages 18 and over. There is no charge for this program. Register soon before the class is full by calling the Library at 618-524-4312. Website  Event Page

Thursday, June 15
Meet the Artists
4:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Paducah Main Street, 300 S 5th St, Paducah, KY
Come enjoy this unique opportunity to see hands-on demonstrations, view the innovative exhibit and engage with our local and regional artists who define Paducah as an artistic hub and destination. Celebrate with us as Paducah City Hall joins the National Register of Historic Places for Architecture with its unique New Formalism Design by internationally renown architect, Edward Durrell Stone.​

Thursday, June 15
Kids Art Class – Canvas Painting
9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Girl Scout House, 1230 E. 7th St., Metropolis
Students entering 1st through 7th grades will spend the morning or afternoon painting with acrylic paints on canvas. $12 covers all supplies. Older clothes or an apron is recommended. Class size is limited, and pre-registration is required. All class sizes are limited.  To pre-register send a message through Metropolis Art Classes Facebook page or email the instructor, kortneykennedy@gmail.com.

Saturday, June 17
Bass Tournament
1 Marina Way, Golconda, IL
For information, call 618-683-9006.

Saturday, June 17
Blessing of the Cars
Bald Knob Cross off Hwy. 127, Alto Pass
Enjoy a whole day of fellowship and beautiful scenery. This event is free and there are no entry fees. T-shirts and food will be available for sale. Decals to first 150 cars. Live music from the band Stronghold.  Website

Saturday, June 17
Ohio River Sweep
8:30 a.m. – Noon
Fort Massac State Park, 1308 E. 5th St., Metropolis
Join with other volunteers to clean up along the banks of the Ohio River. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. at Fort Massac State Park Visitor Center. Volunteers will be given trash bags and gloves to pick up litter. Volunteers will also receive a River Sweep t-shirt and a free lunch. Other areas in Massac County are Brookport and Joppa riverfronts.  Website

Saturday, June 17
Farm Frenzy
​10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.​
Metropolis Library, 317 Metropolis, St.
Come to the library ​and Washington Park ​to see farm equipment, animals and farm activities.  Volunteer readers will share books and activities related to each book. The event is free, and parents are encouraged to bring their children to learn more about agriculture.

Saturday, June 17
PA*BREW*CAH Brew Fest
12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Corner of 2nd & Broadway, Paducah, KY
Fun is happening next to the flood wall. For information, visit website.

Saturday, June 17 
Beat Beethoven 5K and 1-Mile Youth and Family Fun Run
6:30 – 7:45 a.m. Registration
8:00 a.m. 5K Run
10:00 a.m. Family Fun Run (non competitive)
Water and Jefferson streets, Paducah, KY
Think you have what it takes to Beat Beethoven? Every runner and walker will have the opportunity to find out. Any runner who finishes before Beethoven will receive a free Beer at PA*BREW*CAH. Pre-registration price is $30 up to June 9. After that, the price is $35. Tank tops guaranteed only to those who register by May 29). For information or to register, visit website.

Monday, June 19
Saints’ Kids Babysitting 101
8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Shawnee College Main Campus
8364 Shawnee College Rd, Ullin, IL
Select one day to attend. For students ages 10-14. Fee is $20.

Monday, June 19
Harrah’s Kids Park Day
11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Fort Massac State Park, 1308 E. 5th St., Metropolis
This event features a Snake Exhibit and Bird Watching Activity. Animal Tales will feature numerous animals and reptiles including a Burmese python at 1 p.m. Other activities include flower planting, arts and crafts and much more. This event is free and open to the public. Dental Safari will be available for cleanings and more for those who qualify to receive the offered services. All children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Monday, June 19 – Friday, June 23
Saints’ Kids Drama Camp
9:00 am. – noon
Shawnee College Main Campus
8364 Shawnee College Rd, Ullin, IL
For students ages 8-17 years. Fee is $40. Contact Tim Frizzell at timf@shawneecc.edu.

Monday, June 19 – Thursday, June 22
Saints’ Kids Minecraft Camp
9:00 a.m. – Noon
Shawnee College Main Campus
8364 Shawnee College Rd, Ullin, IL
For students ages 9-13 years. Fee is $50.

archery imageTuesday-Thursday, June 20-22
Superman Classic Archery Tournament    
9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. daily
Mermet Lake Fish and Wildlife Area, US 45
$20.00 registration fee for all three days of shooting.  Children under 15, shoot for free. 3-D archery tournament for men, women and children.  Mermet Lake Fish & Wildlife Area.  For more information, call 524-4712.

Tuesday-Thursday, June 20-22
$20,000 Superman Classic Archery Tournament
9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. daily
Mermet Lake Fish and Wildlife Area, US 45
There will be a one-time entry fee of $25.00. Archers will be eligible to shoot once each day. The ranges will change daily with shooting times from 9 AM to 3 PM. Combined prize money for the professional and amateur classes will be over $20,000.00. You can complete and submit your registration paperwork prior to arriving at the tournament. Click here for the online form.

Tuesday, June 20
Cancerport Breast Cancer Support Group
6:00 p.m.
Baptist Health, 2501 Kentucky Ave., Paducah, Ky.
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.

Thursday, June 22
Kids Art Class – Cardboard Construction
9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Girl Scout House, 1230 E. 7th St., Metropolis
Inspired by the viral video of Caine’s Arcade, students entering 3rd through 7th grade will use cardboard and other materials to create interactive games and toys. $12 covers all supplies. Class size is limited, and pre-registration is required. All class sizes are limited.  To pre-register send a message through Metropolis Art Classes Facebook page or email the instructor, kortneykennedy@gmail.com.

archery imageFriday-Sunday, June 23-25
ASA Pro/Am Archery Tournament
Mermet Lake Fish & Wildlife Area, off US Hwy. 45
3-D archery tournament for men, women and children.  Spectators free. For more information, call 524-4712.  Website

Friday, June 23
Safe Sitter Class
9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Baptist Health, 2501 Kentucky Ave., Paducah, Ky.
Safe Sitter is a medically-accurate babysitting course that teaches young teens life and safety skills. The one-day class is taught by Certified Safe Sitter instructors. Fee is $25. Class held in Atrium Classroom. Phone 270-575-8444 for more information.

Monday, June 26 – Thursday, June 29
Saints’ Kids LEGO Mindstorm Robotics Camp
8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Shawnee College Main Campus
8364 Shawnee College Rd, Ullin, IL
For students ages 9-13 years. Fee is $75.

Monday, June 26
Breastfeeding Class
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 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. Classes are usually held on the 3rd Monday of each month. Phone 270-575-2229 to register.

Tuesday-Friday, June 27-30
Summer Art Camp
Yeiser Art Center, 200 Broadway, Paducah, KY
Make Paducah, 626 Broadway, Paducah, KY
SESSION ONE:
10-11:15am (MAKE): Impressionists…Ages 4-7, $40
10am-2pm (YAC): (bring lunch): Printmaking…ages 8-12 (YAC) $95, bring lunch
10am-2pm (MAKE):  Painting Impressionists…..ages 8-12 $95, bring lunch
10am-2pm (MAKE):  Printmaking….ages 13-16+, $95, bring lunch
SESSION TWO:
2-4pm (MAKE): Felted Flowers, Pompom Weaving & More….ages 8-12, $60
2-4pm (YAC): Weaving…ages 13-16+, $60
Art Camp runs through July 28. For all sessions and contact information, click HERE.

Tuesday, June 27
Bourbon 101
7:00 p.m.
McCracken County Library, 555 Washington St., Paducah, Ky.
Led by Brian Shemwell, founder of The Paducah Bourbon Society. Shemwell will delve deep into Kentucky’s finest export, from how it’s made, its history, and the legal requirements a whiskey must satisfy in order to be classified as a bourbon, to mash bills, rick houses, and charred oak. For information, contact Bobbie Wrinkle at 270-442-2150 ext. 117 or bwrinkle@mclib.net.


TENTATIVE LISTINGS

Some Fridays (tentative)
Fridays @ 5
5 p.m. – Sunset
Carson Center, 100 Kentucky Ave., Paducah, Ky.
Enjoy the view, have a drink at the cash bar and listen to live music on the Williams Family Terrace overlooking the river before going off to dinner or other Friday night festivity. This is free to the public. There is no cover charge. Outside drinks are not allowed. The terrace will be open until the sun goes down. Anyone under 21 years old must be accompanied by an adult..  Facebook Event.

TBA  (tentative)
Harrah’s Kids Park Day
11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Fort Massac State Park, Metropolis
Harrah’s Metropolis CodeGreen Team and employee volunteers will be hosting Kids Park Day. This event that will feature a Snake Exhibit and Birds Activity by Cache River State Natural Area, Animal Science by Animal Tales LLC, will also be featuring live animals, planting activity, and much more. This event is open to the public. Dental Safari will be available for cleanings and more for those who qualify to receive the offered services.  OHarrah’s Kids Parks Day is held to educate children and families about the responsible use of natural resources. All children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

TBA  (tentative)
McCracken County Fair
Carson Park, 300 North 30th St., Paducah, Ky.
The McCracken County Fair features events for the whole family: talent show, beauty pageant, harness racing, horse shows, motorcycle races, and exhibits. For information, visit website.

kids fishing imageSaturday, TBA  (tentative)
Shawnee National Forest’s Annual Kids Fishing Derby
7:30 a.m. sign-in
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Fishing
Lake Glendale Recreation Area, Lake Glendale Rd., Glendale, IL
The event is free and no fishing license is required, but a pole, tackle and bait are required to fish. Pre-registration is required and children must be accompanied by an adult. A free lunch will be offered for attendees beginning at 11:30 a.m. Event held rain or shine. For more information, call 618-658-2111.   Website

Tuesday,  TBA  (tentative)
St. Paul Annual Salad Luncheon and Silent Auction
9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
St. Paul Lutheran Church, 520 Ferry St., Metropolis
Proceeds from the auction will go toward the Lutheran Social Service of Illinois, Shop With a Fireman, and COPE food pantry. Everyone is invited.

Saturday, TBA  (tentative)
Taste of Tunnel Hill Trail Bike Ride
8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Vienna City Park, 298 E. Vine St., Vienna
This event is a free event, just show up and ride as far as like.  As an unofficial ride we will have no SAG, no manned rest stops for the ride.  Limited refreshments will be available until 2 p.m at the park. There is a donation option which includes a limited edition event t-shirt.  All monies go to support refreshments, the website for Tunnel Hill Trail and with a little luck, also the Fowler Bonan Foundation’s Clothes for Kids. For information or to register, visit Website.  Event Post

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