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MAY 2017

May 22, Monday

6:30 PM Monday - The Glema Mahr Center for the Arts is holding auditions for their community production of Disney's "Beauty and the Beast," based on the smash hit 1991 movie. Glema Community Theatre veteran Seth Brewer will direct the production with performances scheduled for July 14-16. Get the Event Flyer with more information by Clicking Here.


May 23, Tuesday

10:00 AM - 4:30 PM - West Kentucky Regional Blood Center blood drive at United Southern Bank. The bloodmobile will be located in the parking lot of 1813 East 9th Street. All donors receive a T-Shirt! Community Welcome! Blood types needed are O Negative, A Negative & B Positive.

11:00 AM - Ribbon Cutting for the 8th Street Cafe, 801 S. Main Street, Hopkinsville.


May 23-26, Tuesday - Saturday

9:30 AM - 4:30 PM - The John L. Street Library Spring Book Sales at the Library. Saturday the hours will be 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM.


May 24, Wednesday

The Trigg County District Court Jury Trial scheduled for today has been cancelled.

7:00 AM - Noon or Sell Out - Farmers Market in Downtown Cadiz across from the The Cabin on Main Street. Fresh local vegetables, eggs, plants, bakery goods, jellies, jams and much more!

7:00 AM - 1:00 PM or Sell Out - Farmers Market on the Square in Hopkinsville. Lots of fresh local vegetables and fruits, bakery goods, jellies, jam and much more!


8:00 AM - 1:30 PM - West Kentucky Regional Blood Center blood drive at Ross Medical. The bloodmobile will be in in the parking lot at 4001 Ft. Campbell Blvd. All donors will receive a T-Shirt! Community Welcome! Blood types needed are 0 Negative, A Negative, & B Positive.


May 25, Thursday

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM - Business After Hours presented by Rogers Group at Hopkinsville Aggregates, 355 Harry Berry Rd. (Rock Quarry) Hopkinsville. Food, Door Prizes and Networking Fun!


May 26, Friday

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM - Mother/Son Dance at the Lexie Bush Convention Center (303 Complex Rd., off Hwy 139 N). The event is $10 per family (mother/son(s)) so a mother and as many sons is still $10. Refreshments will be provided. All the proceeds will go to benefit Tanna Bush's Haiti mission trip this summer and Stephanie, Ryan, and Chase Hampton's Alaska mission trip this summer.

8:00 PM - A Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong at the Nashville Symphony. Click for Tickets and more Information.



May 27, Saturday

7:00 AM - Noon or Sell Out - Farmers Market in Downtown Cadiz across from the The Cabin on Main Street. Fresh local vegetables, eggs, plants, bakery goods, jellies, jams and much more!

7:00 AM - 1:00 PM or Sell Out - Farmers Market on the Square in Hopkinsville. Lots of fresh local vegetables and fruits, bakery goods, jellies, jam and much more!


9:00 AM - 1:00 PM - Take Kid Fishing at Jeffers' Bend in Hopkinsville. A registration fee of $2.00 in advance and $3.00 the day of the event. They kids are provided a lunch, free T-Shirts, and prizes for smallest fish, largest fish and most fish in each age group. See more Information and Event Flyer.

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM - Wabi-Sabi Art Journaling Playshop. The Clarksville Downtown Artists' Cooperative presents Wabi-Sabi Journaling.  Follow our Community Edge Link for the Event Flyer. Last Saturday of the month through May 27th.


May 28, Sunday

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM - Military Uniform Display in the Second Baptist Church Activity Center.


May 29, Monday

Vietnam War Memorial Monument Dedication During Military Living History at Discovery Park on Memorial Day. For more information, Click Here.


May 29-31, Monday - Wednesday

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM AND 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM - Military Uniform Display in the Second Baptist Church Activity Center. Uniforms, Memorabilia and Photos shared by your community. See and feel the sacrifice and service of your Neighbors, Family and Friends. For more information call 270-886-0291.


May 30, Tuesday

All Trigg Co. District Court Jurors please call in tonight after 6pm for possible District Court Jury Trial on Wednesday, May 31st at 8:30 AM.

Deadline for the Christian County Young Professional of the Year. Nominate your favorite young professional for the Christian County Young Professional of the Year Award. Click Here to Nominate Online.


May 31, Wednesday

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM - Cookout with the Coppers and Hoppers! Meet the 2017 Hoptown Hoppers and mingle with HPD and the Boys and Girls Club of Hopkinsville. In case of rain, will meet in the Pavilion at the Boys and Girls Club at 1600 Walnut Street.

 
May 1-16 - High School Juried Art Exhibition Winning Pieces are on display at the Hopkinsville Art Gallery, located at 108 E. 6th St., Hopkinsville. The Gallery is open from Monday - Friday from 10am - 4pm and Saturday 10am-2pm. Click to see the Winners.

Hopkinsville YMCA is more than exercise, Community. Free 6 week wellness coaching program, Free childcare for ages 6 weeks and up, Free aerobics and cycling classes. Call 270-887-5382 or come by and take a tour. Special ends May 12th.


Cadiz Cruz-In 2017 in Downtown Cadiz on Main Street. 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM - Free Family Fun - GM's are the Featured Class for May. FREE Corn Hole at each Cruz-In. Fun for the entire family. Click for the Event Flyer.

Heritage Bank Teams up with APSU and MSU for Battle of the Border - Who's going to win? Austin Peay State University in TN or Murray State University in KY?  Follow our Community Edge Link for the Event Flyer with the Full Schedule.

Trash For Cash Program 2017: April - October designed for Non-Profit organizations such as Schools, Churches, Civic Groups and other Community non-profit organization groups. Click for more information.


If you have old toys with motors, or tools that you would like to donate to the Trigg County High School maker space, they are accepting donations of motorized toys and tools.

Add Your Name To The Pledge For School Bus Safety - Get the Pledge and Sign Up Form.

Adopt-A-Backpacker - Helping Hands of Trigg County is Sponsoring the Adopt-A-Backpacker program. In the United States, nearly 17 million children under 18 live in households where they are unable to consistently access enough nutritious food necessary for a healthy life. Follow our Community Edge Link for a program flyer with all the Program Details.

Genesis Express after school tutoring program each Monday and Thursday from 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM at the Genesis Express Activity Building, 96 Jefferson Street, Cadiz. For more information call George Radford at 270-871-1344.



 
JUNE 2017

June 2-3, Friday - Saturday

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Friday, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Saturday - Current Tampa Bay Buccaneer and Hopkinsville native Keith Tandy is partnering with the Boys and Girls Clubs of Hopkinsville-Christian County to host the 4th annual Keith Tandy Youth Football Camp at the Stadium of Champions in Hopkinsville. The camp is free for kids 8-14 years old and is open to the first 150 kids that register.


June 3, Saturday


9:00 AM - Take A Kid Fishing Day at the West Cadiz Park in downtown Cadiz. Bring your own fishing pole.  Funtimers Club provides fishing poles for those who need one.Family fun for ages 3 through 15!  Lots of nice door prizes given away, including bicycles! Lunch, t-shirt and goody bags will be provided. Registration forms are available at Cadiz City Hall, John L Street Library and Trigg County Schools PAWS folders.

1:00 PM - Cadiz United Methodist Church 2 Person Golf Scramble at Arrowhead Golf Course. Follow our Community Edge Link for the Event Flyer.

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM - Hopkinsville-Christian County Public Library Summer Kick-Off Party for Summer Reading! Reading challenge for a chance to win a prize. The theme this year is "Build a Better World."

5:00 PM - Allegre Volunteer Fire Department 35th Annual Bar-B-Q Fundraiser - Corn Hole, Cake Walk, Bar-B-Q Supper at 5pm. Auction & Music from 6pm-8pm. Live music by Backroads Bluegrass Band. Juan Santoyo - Fire Chief.

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM - Hopkinsville-Christian County Public Library's Dolly Parton's Imagination Library presents Bash at the Burdoc. Attire is Cocktail. Music by Pink Cadillac. Burdoc Farms is located at 1655 Pleasant Hill Grove Rd., Crofton. Call 270-887-4263 Ext 6 for tickets or information.


June 4, Sunday

6:00 AM - Big Bass Kentucky & Barkley Bonanza. $10,000 Guaranteed First Place Prize awarded to the team that catches the Biggest Bass of the Tournament! Click Here for the Event Flyer.

June 5, Monday

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM - Hopkinsville Area Photography Club meets the first Monday each month. The meeting is at the Christian County Board of Education on Glass Ave. Please come in the back entrance. Everyone is welcome regardless of experience. Click Here for the Application and Guidelines for the Club.


June 8, Thursday


8:30 AM - 4:30 PM - Kamp Sunrise 2017, Presented by Pennyroyal Hospice, Inc. A Grief Camp for Kids Ages 6-17. Kamp Sunrise is at Living Hope Baptist Church, 6305 Eagleway Bypass, Hopkinsville. Follow our Community Edge Link for the Event Flyer.

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM - Kiwanis Hopkinsville Soap Box Derby Racer Banquet at Christian County Senior Center.



June 9, Friday

Christian County Relay for Life

3:00 PM - 6:00 PM - Kiwanis Hopkinsville Soap Box Derby Racer Practice - Thrill of Bethel Hill (Open to all adults).

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM - Kiwanis Hopkinsville Soap Box Derby Open to all adults.



June 10, Saturday

Kiwanis Hopkinsville Soap Box Derby RACE DAY:
Driver Check-in - 7:00 - 7:30 AM
Group Photo - 7:30 AM
Super Kids Race - 8:00 AM
Local Race - after finish of Super Kids


8:00 AM - 10:00 AM - Soap Box Derby


June 13-14, Tuesday & Wednesday

9:00 AM - 11:30 AM - The Hoptown Hoppers will be hosting a Baseball Skills & Drills Camp for all players age 7 and up. Each two day camp cost is $50.00 per child. Led by the Hoppers coaching staff and players, each session will include valuable instruction for various playing levels. Follow our Community Edge Link for the Event Flyer with all the details.


June 15, Thursday

7:00 AM - 3:00 PM - SALE - Gently used Purses, Jewelry, Accessories in the Trigg County Hospital Conference Room. Donated by Trigg County Hospital Auxiliary Members and Friends will be for sale. Proceeds will be used to benefit patients in the Trigg County Hospital.

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM - Celebrate World Elder Abuse Awareness Day at Founders Square in downtown Hopkinsville. Mayor Carter Hendricks will present the Proclamation. A balloon release representing 9 counties will be released at this time. Enjoy hotdogs, drinks and door prizes. Color the Flowers and your name will be entered in a drawing for a $25 WalMart gift card.


June 16, Friday

12:00 Noon - Registration, 1:00 PM - Tee Off time for the Hopkinsville Lions Club Annual Benefit Golf Scramble at Western Hills Golf Course, Hopkinsville. 4 Person Team. Putting Challenge, Longest Drive, Closest to Pin and much more. Click for the Event Flyer, Registration and Donation Form.


June 16-18, Friday - Sunday

DreamWorks Animation in Concert at the Nashville Symphony - Celebrate more than 20 years of inspired animation and great music with the whole family in this one-of-a-kind concert. Click for Tickets and more Information.


June 17, Saturday

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM - Summer Bazaar at the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 2701 Faircourt St., Hopkinsville. Fun games, activities for the kids, yard sales and more! Proceeds benefit children with congenital heart defects.

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM - Pennyrile Classic Car Club Cruise-In behind Hardee's on Ft. Campbell Blvd., Hopkinsville. Bring your classic cars, trucks and motorcycles! (and a chair to sit in to enjoy the fun!)


June 19, Wednesday

11:30 AM - Bruce Convention Center Board of Directors meeting has changed to 11:30am, every third Wednesday of the month.


June 20-21, Tuesday & Wednesday

9:00 AM - 11:30 AM - The Hoptown Hoppers will be hosting a Softball Skills & Drills Camp for all players age 7 and up. Each two day camp cost is $50.00 per child. Led by the Hoppers coaching staff and players, each session will include valuable instruction for various playing levels. Follow our Community Edge Link for the Event Flyer with all the details.


June 21, Wednesday

11:30 AM - Bruce Convention Center Board of Directors meeting has changed to 11:30am, every third Wednesday of the month.


June 23, Friday

11:00 AM Registration, 1:00 Shotgun Start for the Quarterback Alumni Golf Scramble at Western Hills Golf Course. Proceeds to benefit the Christian County High School Football Program. Lunch is provided at 11:00 AM. See the Event Flyers.


June 24, Saturday

8:00 AM - Noon - Trigg County Longspurs Jakes Day at the Johnston Farm, 3461 Cerulean Road, Cadiz. See the Event Flyer for the information.

7:30 PM - The Music of Led Zeppelin with the Nashville Symphony. The tribute show that rocked sell-out crowds heads outdoors for a night of all your Led Zeppelin favorites. Click for Tickets and more Information.


June 26, Monday

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM - Glass Fusing Class at the Janice Mason Art Museum and taught by Vicki Karrigan. $40 Potential Members, $30 JMAM Members. Limited to 6 Students.


June 27-28, Tuesday & Wednesday

9:00 AM - 11:30 AM - The Hoptown Hoppers will be hosting a Baseball Skills & Drills Camp for all players age 7 and up. Each two day camp cost is $50.00 per child. Led by the Hoppers coaching staff and players, each session will include valuable instruction for various playing levels. Follow our Community Edge Link for the Event Flyer with all the details.

 
JULY 2017


July 1, Saturday


5:00 PM - 8:00 PM - Cadiz Cruz-In 2017 in Downtown Cadiz on Main Street. Patriotic Contest and 70's & 80's Music with Instant Zeal DJs Calvin Wease & Ralph Thomas. Free Family Fun - Mopars are the Featured Class for July. FREE Corn Hole at each Cruz-In. Fun for the entire family. Click for the Event Flyer.


July 3, Monday


6:30 PM - 8:30 PM - Hopkinsville Area Photography Club meets the first Monday each month. The meeting is at the Christian County Board of Education on Glass Ave. Please come in the back entrance. Everyone is welcome regardless of experience. Click Here for the Application and Guidelines for the Club.


July 4, Tuesday


6:30 PM - 8:30 PM - Enjoy music and snacks and of course fun fellowship at the Trigg Co. Senior Citizens Center. This event is free to you courtesy of your friends at Trigg Co. Hospital. First Tuesday of each month.


July 15, Saturday

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM - Pennyrile Classic Car Club Cruise-In behind Hardee's on Ft. Campbell Blvd., Hopkinsville. Bring your classic cars, trucks and motorcycles! (and a chair to sit in to enjoy the fun!)


July 29, Saturday

8:30 AM - 1:00 PM - "Money Sense for Women" - a money management forum designed by women for women at the Christian Co. Extension Office. This year's theme is Christmas in July. No charge to our guests. For more information contact Katherine Latham, 270-886-2019 or 270-498-2165.

 
AUGUST 2017

August 5, Saturday

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM - Cadiz Cruz-In 2017 in Downtown Cadiz on Main Street. Watermelon Ball. Free Family Fun - Motorcycles are the Featured Class for August. FREE Corn Hole at each Cruz-In. Fun for the entire family. Click for the Event Flyer.


August 5-6, Saturday - Sunday

Hummingbird Festival at Woodlands Nature Station in LBL. An annual event that celebrates the migration of the Ruby-throated Hummingbird. See demonstrations from local artists.  Click Here for more information and an artist application.


August 7, Monday

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM - Hopkinsville Area Photography Club meets the first Monday each month. The meeting is at the Christian County Board of Education on Glass Ave. Please come in the back entrance. Everyone is welcome regardless of experience. Click Here for the Application and Guidelines for the Club.


August 8, Tuesday

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM - Enjoy music and snacks and of course fun fellowship at the Trigg Co. Senior Citizens Center. This event is free to you courtesy of your friends at Trigg Co. Hospital. First Tuesday of each month.


August 18, Friday

7:00 AM Registration, 8:00 AM Run/Walk for the Trigg County Hospital Foundation - The Zombie Eclipse 5K Run/Walk. Get the Registation Form by Clicking Here.


August 18-21, Saturday - Monday

Total Eclipse Weekend - SolQuest 2017 - 160 seconds of Full Totality. Highway 91, Cerulean. For more information call 270-625-0405 or 270-963-0671. See the SolQuest Website.


August 19, Saturday

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM - Pennyrile Classic Car Club Cruise-In behind Hardee's on Ft. Campbell Blvd., Hopkinsville. Bring your classic cars, trucks and motorcycles! (and a chair to sit in to enjoy the fun!)


August 21, Monday

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM - Eclipse Day Geocaching Event just before the Eclipse Day Festivities at the Kelly Little Green Men Days Festival. The Event will be held at Kelly Station Park, in Kelly, KY.

 
SEPTEMBER 2017

September 2, Saturday


5:00 PM - 8:00 PM - Cadiz Cruz-In 2017 in Downtown Cadiz on Main Street. Car Show and band is the Justin Reynolds Band. Free Family Fun - All Classes are the Featured Class for September. FREE Corn Hole at each Cruz-In. Fun for the entire family. Click for the Event Flyer.


September 4, Monday


6:30 PM - 8:30 PM - Hopkinsville Area Photography Club meets the first Monday each month. The meeting is at the Christian County Board of Education on Glass Ave. Please come in the back entrance. Everyone is welcome regardless of experience. Click Here for the Application and Guidelines for the Club.


September 5, Tuesday


6:30 PM - 8:30 PM - Enjoy music and snacks and of course fun fellowship at the Trigg Co. Senior Citizens Center. This event is free to you courtesy of your friends at Trigg Co. Hospital. First Tuesday of each month.


September 16, Saturday

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM - Pennyrile Classic Car Club Cruise-In behind Hardee's on Ft. Campbell Blvd., Hopkinsville. Bring your classic cars, trucks and motorcycles! (and a chair to sit in to enjoy the fun!)


September 23, Saturday

9:00 AM - Pennyrile Walk to End Alzheimer's at the Justice Center in Hopkinsville. Follow our Community Edge Link to find out more information.

 
OCTOBER 2017

October 2, Monday


6:30 PM - 8:30 PM - Hopkinsville Area Photography Club meets the first Monday each month. The meeting is at the Christian County Board of Education on Glass Ave. Please come in the back entrance. Everyone is welcome regardless of experience. Click Here for the Application and Guidelines for the Club.


October 3, Tuesday


6:30 PM - 8:30 PM - Enjoy music and snacks and of course fun fellowship at the Trigg Co. Senior Citizens Center. This event is free to you courtesy of your friends at Trigg Co. Hospital. First Tuesday of each month.


October 13-15, Friday - Saturday


2017 41st Annual Trigg County Country Ham Festival in downtown Cadiz. Country Ham, Largest Country Ham & Biscuit, Vendors, Music, Rides and MORE!


October 21, Saturday

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM - Tymeless Hearts Carnival at Chestnut Park, Murray. Pumpkin Painting, Bounce Houses, Petting Zoo, Horse Rides, Yummy Food, Live Entertainment and much more! Family Friendly Fun!


October 28, Saturday

8:00 AM - Pumpkin Runnin' - Alpha Alternative at the Hopkinsville Greenway System.

 
NOVEMBER 2017

November 6, Monday


6:30 PM - 8:30 PM - Hopkinsville Area Photography Club meets the first Monday each month. The meeting is at the Christian County Board of Education on Glass Ave. Please come in the back entrance. Everyone is welcome regardless of experience. Click Here for the Application and Guidelines for the Club.


November 7, Tuesday


6:30 PM - 8:30 PM - Enjoy music and snacks and of course fun fellowship at the Trigg Co. Senior Citizens Center. This event is free to you courtesy of your friends at Trigg Co. Hospital. First Tuesday of each month.


November 23, Thursday

8:00 AM - Turkey Trot 5K Run/Walk - Hopkinsville Parks and Recreation at the Hopkinsville Greenway System.

 
DECEMBER 2017

December 4, Monday


6:30 PM - 8:30 PM - Hopkinsville Area Photography Club meets the first Monday each month. The meeting is at the Christian County Board of Education on Glass Ave. Please come in the back entrance. Everyone is welcome regardless of experience. Click Here for the Application and Guidelines for the Club.


December 5, Tuesday


6:30 PM - 8:30 PM - Enjoy music and snacks and of course fun fellowship at the Trigg Co. Senior Citizens Center. This event is free to you courtesy of your friends at Trigg Co. Hospital. First Tuesday of each month.
 
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