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Community Calendar
 
If you would like to add an event to the Community Calendar,
email:  ddickerson@wkdzradio.com at least one week prior to the event.
 
 
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John L. Street Library - The Library will be honoring our veterans with a photo display again this year for the month of November. If you would like to display a picture of your veteran or active duty family member, just bring their picture (preferably framed) to the library.

The Trigg County Baseball Team is selling Boston butts for $35.00 as a fund-raiser. Money and orders are due by November 28th. Call 270-350-2732...Donnie Oliver and Greg Calhoun are doing the cooking. They will be delivered on December 6th.

Senior Medicare Patrol empowers seniors to prevent Healthcare Fraud.  Open Enrollment  
continues through December 7th.

The  free service helps with questions regarding Prescription coverage; Medicare Savings Plans; reporting
fraud, waste, and abuse of the Medicare system; assists in the understanding of Medicare Summary Notices;
assists in refunds if you were overcharged for medications; contacts Center for Medicare and Medicaid
for complaints; and explains how one may be eligible for extra help/subsidy to assist in paying for Medicare
Part D Prescription insurance. To make an appointment for this free assistance, call:   Edith Lewis in Christian
County at 1-800-264-0643 or Shama Long in Trigg County at 270-522-0210.

Pennyrile Allied Community Services (PACS) and Bank of Cadiz have teamed up to host a blanket drive for those in need within our community. We will be collecting new blankets of any type from now through
November 21, 2014 and have assigned Bank of Cadiz Main Branch and Lakota Branch as drop off locations.
Let's help prepare for a harsh and cold season for those who need assistance in staying warm.

TOYS FOR TOTS INFORMATION - 2014 - Application will be accepted, Starting Monday, October 20th through Friday, November 21st for the Annual Trigg County Toys For Tots Program. Applications must be filled out in person at the Ambulance Department between the hours of 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM. Applicants will be given a receipt listing their pick-up time, date and place. Children age 12 and under are eligible (you cannot be on the Angel Tree, too) Gifts will be given out on Saturday, December 13 from 9 until Noon. If you have questions, or you would like to make a donation call the Ambulance Dept. at 270-522-2541.


23rd Annual 2014 Community
Thanksgiving Meal - November 27th at the Cadiz Baptist Church Activities Building. Meals will be served 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM. Meal also delivered upon request by calling Little River Baptist Association at 270-522-7066. Request for delivery must be made by 12:00 Noon, Wednesday, November 26th. No calls will be accepted after 12:00 Noon on Wednesday. Flyer is Here


The Trigg County FFA is selling Fruits as a Fund Raiser. Click Here to see what the FFA is offering, and you can also purchase your items!

The Cadiz Christmas Parade is Saturday, December 6th. Click Here to get the Christmas Parade Entry Form. The Deadline to enter is December 3rd! You must bring in your $25 entry fee and form to the Chamber Office located inside the Commerce Center on Highway 68 East, across from WKDZ/WHVO studios. You will be given an entry number and that number must be displayed on your float, car, etc OR you will not be allowed to be in the parade. Line up for the parade is behing T.C. Schools at 4pm. You can pick up forms at all local banks, or by clicking above.

Saturday December the 6th is a BIG day in Cadiz, Kentucky    The Reindeer Run starts at 4:00, beginning at the Trigg County Schools campus.  Celebrate Christmas on Main begins at 5:00 with carolers, hot cider, hot chocolate, s'mores and photos with Santa in historic downtown Cadiz.  The Christmas Parade of Lights begins at 6:00 at the Trigg County Schools Campus and continues through downtown.  The Festival of Trees-The Grand Reveal starts at the Janice Mason Art Museum at 6:00 and the trees are on display through December.  Then take a drive through West Cadiz Park and take a look at the lighting displays, available from dusk to 10:00, on the 6th of December until January 2nd.

Western State Hospital (WSH) Prepares for Annual Christmas Campaign - Western State Hospital is seeking the help of the Community in preparation for the annual Christmas campaign for patients and Western State Nursing Facility. For more information, contact Tony Winfield, community services coordinator at 270-889-6025, ext. 609 or 565. Click Here for more information.



NOVEMBER

 

November 21, Friday

2:00 PM - Christian County Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting to Celebrate the Opening of Bluegrass Barre. 1207 Skyline Dr., Hopkinsville.

7:30 PM - Pennyroyal Arts Council Presents Live at the Alhambra - The Legends of Motown & More! Downtown Hopkinsville at the Alhambra Theatre. For Tickets, call 270-887-4295.

6:00 PM Silent Auction & Pictures - Dinner begins at 7:00 PM
Talkin' Baseball Dinner at the Pioneers Complex in Hopkinsville. Featuring ABCA Hall of Fame Member and Former University of Kentucky head baseball coach, Keith Madison. For more information, call Ted Jayczak, Team President, 270-484-0466. Click Here for the Flyer!


November 22nd - Saturday
 

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM - "Christmas Market on the Square" at the Downtown Farmers Market (corner of 9th & Main) Winter Vegetables, Local Art, Stained Glass Art, Farm Fresh Eggs and MORE!

12:00 Noon - U.S. Coast Guard Auxillary Flotilla 87 Meeting at Reva's Place, 65 Main St, Cadiz. Fellowship will start at 1200, meeting at 1300; uniform of the day is Tropical Blue or appropriate civilian attire.
 


Sponsor A Wreath!  Your Support makes all the difference in making our mission a success. Help us place a Wreath on all of our fallen heroes' graves this December. Sponsored by Col. Stephen Trigg Chapter, Sons of the American Revolution. Click the Wreath above to go to the Donation Page. Contact Geoff Baggett if you have any questions.
 



 


November 24, Tuesday

11:00 AM - Christian County Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting to celebrate the opening of Healthwise Naturopathic Clinic Education & Herb Center., 15005 Fort Campbell Blvd., Hopkinsville.

3:30 PM - Trigg County Primary CSIP Meeting to be held in the Trigg County Primary School Room 2138.


6:00 PM - The Todd County Community Alliance will hold the Annual Membership Meeting at 62 Public Square in Elkton. All members of the Alliance are invited to attend this meeting of the membership to introduce the new Board of Directors that will take office December 1st, discuss our success in 2014 and enjoy dinner together.


November 25, Tuesday

9:00 AM - The Trigg Co. Senior Citizens Center will Host a Bake Sale. This is a FundRaiser for the Center. We begin at 9am until everything is gone! This is PERFECT for your Thanksgiving desserts. Hurry to get your favorite dessert before they sell out!

12:00 Noon - Trigg County Caregiver Support Group Regular Monthly Meeting at the John L. Street Library, Cadiz. For additional information call Mary Peters at 270-522-0514.
 

November 27, Thursday  - Happy Thanksgiving from WKDZ/WHVO!

8:00 AM - Trottin' On the 2014 Turkey Trot at Founders Square - 9th & Main Downtown Hopkinsville. Come stroll, walk, run, skate or bicycle to support the Rails to Trails project and enjoy a family-friendly kick off to Thanksgiving Day on the new Hopkinsville Greenway System. Click Here to see the flyer with the route and more information.

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM - 23rd Annual 2014 Community Thanksgiving Meal - Cadiz Baptist Church Activities Building.


3:00 PM - The American Legion Post 233 Invites you o Thanksgiving Day Dinner!  Dinner will be donated by the members of our Post. We will be serving chow at 3:00 PM which includes turkey, ham, potatoes, veggies and rolls. We proudly invite you to join us in celebrating the Thanksgiving holiday. Football All Day Long! Games will be on the Main TV in the Canteen! Click Here for the Event Flyer!


November 29, Saturday

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM - Small Business Saturday - Make plans now to shop small in Hopkinsville and Christian County. The Downtown Renaissance District is partnering with the Christian County Chamber of Commerce to promote local small business. Get your FREE canvas Shopping Bags with tons of Small Business Day Sales Information at the "Christmas Market on the Square" (Downtown Farmer's Market).

10:00 AM - 2:30 PM - 4th Annual Harvest Horse Benefit Show at Bent Birch Farm in Hopkinsville. Whether your child plans to ride in the show to demonstrate riding abilities or you're just coming out to cheer our students on or have some time to spend a couple of hours at the farm to support our cause - we welcome you!  See the Event Flyer Here!

11:00 AM - ? Class Reunion of 1962 to be held at the Lake Barkley Lodge. Spouses Welcome! For more information call Lawon 270-522-5827 or Charles 270-522-6133.

2014 Annual Festival of Trees is December 4-7, 2014 at the Christian County Senior Citizen's Center in Hopkinsville.

DECEMBER

December 3, Wednesday

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM - Western Kentucky Regional Blood Center Blood Drive/Fundraiser at Christian Co. Head Start. Location is Christian Co. High School Activities Room.



December 4, Thursday

6:00 PM - "Preparing for Winter Health" Essential Oil Class at the Hopkinsville Church of Christ. For more information, contact Diana Hight 270-484-1890.

December 4 - 7, Saturday - Tuesday

Festival of Trees at the Christian County Sr. Citizen's Center. We are looking for Event Sponsors and tree sponsors. Contact Yasmin Ausenbaugh at 270-885-9096 for more information. Click Here for the Event Flyer.

December 5 - 7, Friday - Sunday

5th Annual Christian County Festival of Trees - Christian County Senior Center, 1402 W 7th St., Hopkinsville. Friday, 5pm - 7:30pm; Saturday 10am - 7pm; Sunday 1pm - 5pm. Click Here for more information and the Event Flyer!

December 6, Saturday

10:00 AM - Christmas Parade in Hopkinsville. This year's theme is "Christmas Memories" Save the Date!

4:00 PM - 7th Annual 5K Reindeer Run to Benefit Bright Life Farms. A home for adults with special needs. Run will be held at the Trigg County Middle School Gym. Click Here to get all the details.

6:00 PM Cadiz Christmas Parade..The Theme is "A Cadiz Victorian Christmas." Line up for the parade with your entry number behind Trigg County Schools at 4:00 PM.

December 8, Monday

5:00 PM - Hopkinsville High School - School Based Decision Making Council meeting to be held in the HHS Library.



December 13, Saturday

11:30 AM - 3:00 PM - Lunch With Santa!  Hosted by Cadiz Lions Club. Santa will be at the Cadiz Baptist Annex Building. Limited Seating. Children MUST be accompanied by an Adult. Click Here for more information on cost and how to get tickets!

4:00 PM Performance & 7:00 PM Performance - One Church Christmas Program - Christmas With the Family; A Charlie Brown Christmas - Held in the Trigg Co. High School Little Theatre. Every child that attends gets a gift! Make sure to Register your child at onechurch.com.


December 16, Tuesday

2:00 PM - U.S, Coast Guard Auxillary Flotilla 87 Annual Christmas Dinner at David & Elaine Nalley's home. Uniform of the day is Casual. Please email David Nalley to let him know what you are bringing to the potluck.

7:00 PM - Peter Mayer's Stars and Promises Concert at the Alhambra Theatre. A Christmas Tradition for many across the country - and is returning to Hopkinsville this year. The theme of this year's Stars and Promises tour is "Evergreen", celebrating the tradition and significance of the Christmas tree as a symbol of hope, life, and light amidst the dark days of winter. This concert is dedicated in memory of Bill Bruce and Charles Jackson.


December 17, Wednesday

4:00 PM - The North Drive Middle School School Based Decision Council meeting in the Front Conference Room at North Drive Middle School.


December 20, Saturday

6:00 PM - The Pennyroyal Arts Council Presents - Classic Movies at the Historic Alhambra in Hopkinsville will be showing the movie "It's A Wonderful Life."


December 21, Sunday

2:00 PM - The Pennyroyal Arts Council Presents - Classic Movies at the Historic Alhambra in Hopkinsville will be showing the movie "It's A Wonderful Life."

 

ONGOING EVENTS:


Email ddickerson@wkdzradio.com with ongoing events in your organization.
 

Trigg-Lyon County Newcomers Club meets on the third Wednesday in the months of January, February, April, October, November and December at 11 AM at the Lake Barkley Lodge. Meet and greet starts at 10:30 AM. For information, contact President Nola Courtney at 270-522-9703 or Membership Chair Patsy Rajnowski at 270-522-3526.

The Christian County Senior Citizens Center (AW Watts Senior Center) has resumed their monthly dances. Dances are 1st and 3rd Thursday nights. Doors open at 6:30. $6.00 per person. Concessions will be available. The dance is from 7:00-9:30.


Colon cancer is the second leading cancer killer among us, yet it is one of the most preventable. Regular screenings can prevent colon cancer or detect it early and prevent its spread. Uninsured, income eligible residents of Christian and Todd counties should call the Christian County Health Department at (270) 887-4160 for free colon cancer screenings. It could save your life. 
 
The United Way of the Pennyrile and Christian County Cares have partnered to match non-profit agencies in the community with volunteers willing to share their time and talent. If interested, contact Jennifer Maddux at uway@hesenery.net for more information.


Low income seniors: The Aging and Disabilities Resource Center can connect you with services you may be eligible for. Call toll free 1-866-844-4396 or 270-886-9484. This is a service of the Pennyrile Area Development District.


Every Wednesday

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM - The Hopkinsville Division of Parks and Recreation is offering pickle-ball at Thomas Street Center on Wednesdays. FREE to Participate. The use of paddles and pickle-balls will require a form of I.D. for check out. All ages and skill levels are welcomed to participate.


Every Thursday

3:30 - 4:30 PM -
Zumba Classes at St. John's United Methodist Church in Hopkinsville.  $5 per class.  For more information contact Wendy Westerfield at 270-498-4441 or email wendy_woo@hotmail.com.


3rd Thursday of every Month

4:30 PM -
Hopkinsville Police Department will have a Crime Meeting in the City Council Chambers of the Lackey Municipal Building.  Open to the public.


2nd Saturday of Every Month

8 - 11 AM -
The Aerie 3423 Eagle Riders Group has their Big Breakfast at the Eagles Club, 2600 Fort Campbell Boulevard.  All you can eat for $6.  Menu includes eggs, bacon, sausage, ham, biscuits & gravy, potatoes, fried apples, coffee, milk and orange juice.  Proceeds benefit charities.

10 AM -
Aaron McNeil House will have a Commodity Distribution - items will be distributed on a first come, first serve basis. Photo ID or other proof of residency in Christian County is required. Proof of income is NOT required. 

The Woody Winfree Fire Transportation Museum located at 310 9th Street in Hopkinsville is open Monday - Friday 10 AM - 4 PM.  Admission is $5 for adults/ $3 for seniors/ free for age 16 & under and for museum members.  For more information call 270-887-4270.



Trigg County Recycling

Cerulean Baptist Church parking lot - 8 AM Monday - 1 PM Wednesday
Rockcastle Volunteer Fire Department - 2 PM Wednesday - 2 PM Friday
South Road Volunteer Fire Department - 3 PM Friday - 6 AM Monday
Roaring Springs Volunteer Fire Department - 7 AM Monday - 1 PM Wednesday
Linton Volunteer Fire Department - 2 PM Wednesday - 1 PM Friday
Canton One Stop - 2 PM Friday - 6 AM Monday


Regular Meetings


The Stephen Trigg Chapter, Kentucky Society Sons of the American Revolution, meet the 3rd. Tuesday 6:30, Old Cadiz Masonic Lodge Building.

The TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), Cadiz Chapter, meets Wednesday mornings at the Cadiz United Methodist Church, 482 Lakota Drive. Weigh-ins start at 9 am - meeting at 9:30 am. It’s not about a “diet” - it’s about making the right choices. For more information, call 522-5604.

The Trigg County Hospital Auxiliary meets the second Monday of each month at 1:30 P.M. at the Trigg County Hospital conference room, lower level."


Ducks Unlimited, Lake Barkley Chapter, invites you to become a DU Committee member.  Meetings are held every Monday night at 6 PM at the Cadiz Restaurant.  For more information contact Nick Gresham at 270-881-2689.

The American Legion Auxiliary meets the first Tuesday of each month at 6 PM at the James L. Street Library, lower level.  For more information call Ditto Pietrzak at 206-0489.

Western State Hospital Support Group for families meets on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays at 3 PM in the Family Resource Center of the hospital.  For more information call 270-889-6025 ext. 490.  Updated 5/6/11.

The 4-H Dog Club meeting is held on Monday nights at 6 PM.  Call 522-3269 for more information.  Updated 5/5/11.

The Cadiz VFW meets the 1st Thursday of the month at the VFW building located at 37 Lafayette Street.  Call 522-1836.

The Foster Care and Adoption Program informational meetings are held every 3rd Tuesday of the month at 110 Riverfront Drive, Hopkinsville.  For more information call Carole Keel at 270-889-6570.  Updated 5/5/11.

The Trigg County Democratic Women's Club meets the 2nd Monday of each month at the Emergency Management Operations Center on Jefferson Street.  For more information, contact club president, Betty Baker-Wharton at 270-985-3083.