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Community Calendar
 
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Ham Festival T-Shirts ($10 Kids-XLg Adults and 2x & 3 x are $12.00 and Caps are available at all area banks, Cadiz Comfort Zone, City Hall, Handy Korner and the Tourism Center (across from the WKDZ/WHVO studios) on Highway 68 Cadiz
 
The Annual Trigg County Chamber of Commerce Ham Festival Kick-off Breakfast, Monday October 6th at the Cadiz Baptist Church Annex.  Doors open at 6am and the program begins at 7am. Ag Commissioner James Comer is the Guest Speaker.
 
The 38th Trigg County Country Ham Festival! Carnival ALL DAY at the West Cadiz Park with Special Vendors on Sunday, October 12th. Collin Raye is the Headline Entertainment on Saturday Night. Sand Pig Art is back! - Children's Petting Zoo - Ventiloquist - Hog Calling Contest - Country Ham and more!


WKDZ/WHVO in collaboration with PACS is collecting items for Military Care Packages to our Military Friends who are deployed across the world. You can bring items to the WKDZ/WHVO Studio Monday through Friday, 8am - 5pm. Click Here to get a complete list of items for care packages.

October 8th is the Vendor Registration and Payment Deadline for FNB's Cadiz Holiday Shopping Exravaganza. FNB still has room for more vendors....please don't delay if you are interested. E-mail us at events@thinkfnb.com or call us at 270-251-6042.

Helping Hands Bargain Barn - Summer Clothes Sale - 50 Cents a bag! Sale will run this week - We are open Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM on September 30, October 2, and October 4.

OCTOBER


Olympic Style Outdoor Target Archery Hosted by Hopkinsville YMCA. Teaches archery history, safety, technique, equipment, mental concentration and self improvement. State of the art, Mathew Genesis bows are used. Youth ages are 8 - 13. The dates for the class will be November 1, 8, 15 & 22, December 6 and 13. Registration ends October 31. For more information click here!

On Wednesday, October 15th, Hopkinsville Papa John's Pizza will be donating 10% of their sales towards the Jim Perrin Memorial Scholarship Fund. Your order will help grow the Scholarship Fund for future athletes. Click Here for more information!

The Boys and Girls Club of Hopkinsville-Christian County wants to open on Friday and Saturday nights exclusively for teens starting Fall 2014. BGC Teen Center Nights will be a Safe and Positive Place any Christian County Teen in the 7th - 10th Grade can go on Friday and Saturday nights. Boys & Girls Club Teen Center will allow teens to hang out wiht their friends in a safe environment while being monitored by positive adult role models. Activities will include sports, video games, computers and music production and more. You can go to http://mfpp.ymca.net/project/bgc-teen-centernights for more information!

The Hopkinsville Division of Parks and Recreation is offering pickle-ball at Thomas Street Center on Wednesdays from 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Beginning October 1. It will be FREE to Participae. For more information, please call 270-887-4290 or email thudson@hopkinsvilleky.us.


October 2, Thursday

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM - Western Kentucky Women's Show Kick-Off Event at the James E. Bruce Convention Center. Join Jennie Stuart Medical Center as they kick-off a Business After Hours Event for the 2014 Western Kentucky Women's Show at the Bruce Convention Center. Enjoy great refreshments, network with other Chamber Members, Register to win Door Prizes! Winners of the By My Support Bra Contest will be announced.



October 3, Friday

 








8:00 AM - 7:00 PM Join Jennie Stuart's Annual Women's Show October 3rd at the James E. Bruce Convention Center. The clinic area will feature preventive health screenings from bone density and cholesterol, to carotid artery ultrasound and much more. Get More information Here
  For more information, call 270-887-0427 OR 270-839-3113 or email dyates@jsmc.org or lhull@jsmc.org.

 
11:00 AM UNTIL....  Genesis Express Inc. BAR-B-Q - Mutton, Ribs, Pork, Chicken, Burgoo - Plates and Whole Boston Butts Available. Come out and support Genesis Express!

 
 
 
8:30 AM - Shotgun Start - 24th Annual Mike Foster Golf Scramble to Benefit the Hopkinsville Community College Foundation. The Links at Novadell, 500 Novadell Way, Hopkinsville. Click Here for an Entry Form!
 


October 3 - 4, Friday & Saturday

7:00 AM - 5:00 PM - Aurora, KY will be having a "Flea For All" at the Aurora Community Park (formerly the visitors center) on Friday and Saturday. Instead of the usual Aurorafest, there will be fea markets and yard sales set up throughout the Aurora Community...just no parade. For more information call Bonnie Kincannon at 270-354-8467.


October 4, Saturday

11:30 AM - Hancock / Joiner Family Reunion - To be held at the Recreation Center by the Fairgrounds in Hopkinsville. Everyone is invited to bring a covered dish.

2:00 PM - Doors Open at North Drive Middle School - Ft. Campbell Boxers enter the ring to benefit The Homless Veterans! Teens from Hopkinsville, Lexington, Louisville, Ohio, Indiana, Bowling Green with over 50 Fighters, 200 Spectators - Adults $10, Kids (8-17) $5. Call 270-987-0102 for More Information.

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM - Kelly "Night Out" Chili Dinner - Kelly Holiness Church Parking Lot - FREE Chili Dinner for the citizens of Kelly in appreciation and good fellowship. Music, Games, Prizes, Bouncer and more! Click Here for more information!

9:00 AM - Todd County Community Alliance Presents HarvestFest 2014 on the Historic Public Square in Downtown Elkton. Vendor Booths will line the Square selling arts and crafts, games, jewelry, baskets, wood crafts, funnel cakes, homemade baked goods, and much, much more. Live music in the afternoon from the Tim Daley Band and Patrick Long. See the Flyer here!


October 5, Sunday

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM - Thunder On The Square 2014 Car Show - On the Square in Russellville. Win a Trophy, Cash, Door Prizes. Music by Clay & Friends. All Proceeds & 50/50 go for Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Kicking off The Tobacco and Heritage Festival!  Click Here for the Event Flyer.


October 6, Monday

11:00 AM - 6:00 PM - West KY Regional Blood Center - Crittenden Health System Education Room. Community is Welcome!


October 7, Tuesday

7:30 PM - Roots 5 Music Concert Sponsored by MSU's Departments of History and English & Philosophy. Concert at Lovett Auditorium on the MSU Campus. Music by Newton & Thomas and Chris Scruggs & the Stone Fox Five. Free Admission.


October 10 - 12, Friday - Sunday
Ham Festival T-Shirts ($10 Kids-XLg Adults and 2x & 3 x are $12.00 and Caps are available at all area banks, Cadiz Comfort Zone, City Hall, Handy Korner and the Tourism Center (across from the WKDZ/WHVO studios) on Highway 68 Cadiz
 
The annual Trigg County Chamber of Commerce Ham Festival Kick-off Breakfast, Monday October 6th at the Cadiz Baptist Church Annex.  Tickets are on sale now at all area banks and you can reserve your tickets by calling the chamber office at 522-3892. Tickets are $15.00. Doors open at 6am and the program begins at 7am. Ag Commissioner James Comer is the Guest Speaker.
 
The 38th Trigg County Country Ham Festival! Carnival ALL DAY at the West Cadiz Park with Special Vendors on Sunday, October 12th. Collin Raye is the Headline Entertainment on Saturday Night. Sand Pig Art is back! - Children's Petting Zoo - Ventiloquist - Hog Calling Contest - Country Ham and more!


October 11, Saturday
                    
                     Hog Wild 5K Walk / Run - Baby Settle Benefit
    7:30 AM - Check-In
    8:30 AM - Race Begins

    Baby Settle has been diagnosed with Spinal Bifida. At just one   day old, Baby Settle will have to undergo surgery. All proceeds from this race will go to help ease the financial burdens of the medical bills. To register for the race, visit http://www.active.com/cadiz-ky/running/hog-wild-5k-2014?int=
  Get the Event Flyer Here!

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM - 21st Annual Benefit Car, Truck & Motorcycle Show - Sponsored by Cadiz Baptist Church Men's Brotherhood During Trigg County Ham Festival. Cadiz Baptist Church Parking Lot, Downtown Cadiz. To Benefit Building the 10th Church in Bangladesh, "The Way" Youth Ministries & Upward Basketball Youth Program. Get the Flyer Here!

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM - Christian County Animal Shelter Fall Fundraiser & Pet Adoption at the Oak Grove Community Center, 1705 Thompsonville Lane, Oak Grove, KY. Food and Fun for the Family Vendors Welcomd $10 per table. RSVP tables by October 8th. Call 270-640-6557.
 

5:00 PM - Big Smo Concert at Fort Campbell for Fall Fest - Big Smo, Warner Music Recording Artist and Star of hit A&E Network Show, Big Smo, will be in concert at Fort Campbell Division Parade Field.There will also be activities during the day.


October 13, Monday

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


October 14, Tuesday

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM - United Way Dodgeball Tournament - where schools will compete in a bracket style tournament! The even is open to the community! The school with the highest percentage of staff members to attend the event will win the **Spirit Award** which is to be announced a the end of the tournament. All proceeds benefit United Way! Details are on Flyer

7:00 PM - Kelly Community Organization, Inc. Committee Meeting - Kelly Baptist Church - Open to the public; we invite Kelly citizens to get involved.

Members of the Ladies' Auxiliary of the American Legion and the men of the American Legion, Post #74, are sponsoring a Titans Weekend as our major Fund Raiser for the year. All proceeds raised will be used for local veterans' organizations, to include the new Homeless Shelter in Hopkinsville, the Fisher House on Fort Campbell, the full-time nursing care facility at Hanson, Kentucky, and the VA Medical Center in Nashville, TN. The tickets are $5.00 each and the weekend package includes: Two seats on the 50-Yard Line for the Titans vs New York Giants on December 14, 2014. An overnight stay in a downtown hotel and $100 cash. The drawing will be held and winner announced at the Veteran's Day Parade on November 11, 2014 at the West Cadiz Park in Cadiz. Click Here for the Event Flyer.


October 15, Wednesday

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

Hopkinsville Papa John's Pizza will be donating 10% of their sales towards the Jim Perrin Memorial Scholarship Fund. Your order will help grow the Scholarship Fund for future athletes. Click Here for more information!


October 17, Friday

12:00 Noon - 4:00 PM - West KY Regional Blood Drive at Walmart in Hopkinsville. Bloodmobile will be located in the parking lot at 300 Clinic Drive. Public is invited! All Blood Types Needed.



October 18, Saturday

6:00 AM - 2:00 PM - Fall Community Yard Sale Sponsored by the Hopkinsville-Christian County Jaycees. The Jaycess are hosting a community wide yard sale at the Western Kentucky State Fairgrounds on Richard Street. The yard sale will be inside the Convention Center. Plots available for rent are 15 x 15 which includes the use of one table.Set Up time: Friday 10/17/14 from 5pm to 7pm and Saturday 10/18/14 starting at 5am. Doors are open to the public from 6am to 2pm Saturday, October 18th.

9:00 AM -Project Graduation 2015 Golf Scramble - Oct. 18 at Arrowhead Golf Course in Cadiz. Registration is $200 for a team of four. Lunch is included. Prizes will be given.


8:00 PM - 10:30 PM - Get Ready to Rumba! Annual Harvest Moon Ball scheduled at the Robert Cherry Civic Center in Paducah. This popular ballroom dance event is a non-competitive, recreational dance hosted annually by Paducah's own "big band," the Paducah Jazz Ensemble. For advance reservations or more information, please call 270-898-0180.

1:00 PM - The Pennyroyal Arts Council Presents - Classic Movies at the Historic Alhambra in Hopkinsville will be showing the movie "Gone With The Wind."

3:00 PM - 7:00 PM - Fish Fry at the Iron Mountain Masonic Lodge #544 F&AM, 1350 Spring St, Dover, TN. The Proceeds will be used to help fund our Annual Scholarship Fund, various charities and provide revenues for our building enhancement fund.


October 19, Sunday

2:00 PM - The Pennyroyal Arts Council Presents - Classic Movies at the Historic Alhambra in Hopkinsville will be showing the movie "Gone With The Wind."


October 23, Thursday

7:30 AM - 8:45 AM - Mayor Dan Kemp invites you to the Annual Unity Breakfast at the Christian County Senior Center (Formerly AW Watts), 1402 W 7th Street, Hopkinsville. Strength Through Unity - Tickets, Individual $10, Tables for 8 are $80. ontact the Mayor's Office or Human Relations Commission. Please Call 270-890-0200 or 270-887-4010.

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM - Set-Up Time - 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM - Event Time - FNB Bank Presents the 2nd Annual Holiday Shopping Extravaganza at the Trigg County Convention Center & Recreation Complex, 303 Complex Rd., Cadiz. Come and beat the holiday rush, support great charities, and promote your business during the Holiday Shopping Season. Click Here for the Vendor Registration Form and Click Here for the Event Flyer.


October 24, Friday

Heritage Christian Academy Annual Harvest Festival will be held at the James E. Bruce Convention Center. This is a fundraiser to raise proceeds to help enhance student's education. For more information, contact Karen Peterson, HCS-PTF President at 270-839-1211.
NOVEMBER

November 5 - 7, Wednesday - Friday


The Christian Couny Literacy Council is Calling Our Community for the Twenty-Third Community Reader Day. A child's ability to read is influenced by home and school environments AND by the whole community. Community Reader Day seeks to inspire all area children to become readers who are eager to learn. Be among 275 Community Volunteers reading to the 8,000 students in Christian County's 13 Elementary Schools, Preschools, Head Start, and Day Care Centers. Contact Beverly Whitfield at the Literacy Council Office , 270-962-7114.


November 10, Monday


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


November 15, Saturday

2:00 PM - The Pennyroyal Arts Council Presents - Classic Movies at the Historic Alhambra in Hopkinsville will be showing the movie "The Maltese Falcon."


10:00 AM - 2:00 PM - November 22nd through December 20th.
Christmas Market on the Square at the Farmers Market in downtown Hopkinsville. *Exception is December 13th hours will be 4:00 - 7:00 PM.


November 19, 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

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 Yasim Ausenbaugh at 270-885-9096 for more information.

December 6, Saturday

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

December 8, Monday

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



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 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
Southroad 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.