April 5

Spring Fling: Tea Party

When: 10:30 — 11:30 a.m. Friday, April 5

Where: Hopkinsville-Christian County Public Library, 1101 Bethel St.

Vintage Crafts and Cocktails

When: 4 — 8 p.m. Friday, April 5 and 9 a.m. — 3 p.m. Saturday, April 6

Where: MB Roland Distillery, 137 Barkers Mill Road, Pembroke.

This event features vintage finds, handmade masterpieces, repurposed gems, reloved goods and more. Enjoy an adult beverage while shopping and touring the distillery grounds.

April 6

Going Beyond Simulcast with Priscilla Shirer

When: 9 a.m. — 4:30 p.m. Saturday, April 6

Where: Living Waters Community Church, 285 Hugh Hunter Road, Oak Grove.

Info: This is a free event, but registration is required. To register, call 270-640-6100.

Laser Tag Event

When: Noon Saturday, April 6

Where: Hopkinsville Parks and Recreation Gymnasium, 2600 Thomas St.

Info: Invite your friends to team up for a day of laser tag. Each session will last 12 minutes. Guests should arrive to the facility 20 minutes prior to scheduled sessions. Sessions can be purchased in advance or same-day. Each session costs $7.50. For more information, call 270-887-4290.

Movies at the Library: Spider-Man into the Spiderverse

When: 2 p.m. Saturday, April 6

Where: Hopkinsville-Christian County Public Library, 1101 Bethel St.

Cadiz Cruz-In

When: 5 — 7 p.m. Saturday, April 6

Where: Downtown Main Street, Cadiz.

Info: This is a free, family-friendly event. There will be live music and activities. Free entry. Trophies and door prizes will be given at 7 p.m. The first 75 entrants will receive dash plaques. For more information, call Barbara Jones at 270-350-0216.

April 8

Before and After a Death Occurs

When: 5:30 p.m. Monday, April 8

Where: Lamb Funeral Home, 3911 LaFayette Road

Info: This free seminar will cover topics such as Social Security benefits, the Kentucky Retirement System, pre-need funding, life insurance (beneficiaries), veteran benefits, banking, probate and any other questions you may have about what to do next. Speakers include Dorris Lamb, owner at Lamb Funeral Home, Sharon Cunningham, deputy clerk Probate Division, Ryan Milauskas, vice president commercial lender at Heritage Bank, and Tina Owen, office manager at Heritage Bank. Zach Lamb, Tammy Lamb and Kim Allen will also help answer any questions or concerns.

April 10

Derby Hat Decorating Party

When: noon — 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 10

Where: Hopkinsville Art Gallery, 108 E. Sixth St.

Info: Participants will be provided all the necessary supplies to create a Derby hat to take home. A brief history of how hats became an important part of the Kentucky Derby and a display of hats worn at past Kentucky Derbys will be part of the event. Guests also will enjoy a slice of Derby pie during the event. Tickets cost $10 and are available for purchase 11 a.m. — 4:30 p.m. Tuesday — Saturday at the Hopkinsville Art Gallery, or online at www.galleryon6th.org. For more information, call 270-886-3776.

April 11

Christian County Senior Center Fish Fry Fundraiser

When: 5 — 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 11

Where: Christian County Senior Center, 1402 W. Seventh St.

Info: The Christian County Senior Center Advisory Council will host a fish fry fundraiser. Proceeds will benefit the senior center endowment fund. Tickets cost $10 for adults and $5 for children. Guests are encouraged to purchase tickets in advance by visiting the center or calling 270-886-8885. Same-day tickets also can be purchased. Cash and check will be accepted. Eat in and carry out will be available.

April 12

Garden and Outdoor Living EXPO

When: 4 — 8 p.m. Friday, April 12 and 9 a.m. — 2 p.m. Saturday, April 13

Where: James E. Bruce Convention Center

Info: There will be free admission on both days; local and regional garden and outdoor living vendors and exhibits; silent auction items. On Saturday, there are children’s activities, seminars on gardening, free tool and mower blade sharpening. Food trucks available on Saturday. For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/ChristianCountyMasterGardeners/

Fish fry

When: 5 p.m. Friday, April 12

Where: Meredith Hall, Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church, 902 E. Ninth St.

Info: Cost is $9 for adults and $5 for children. Active duty military eat for free. Menu includes fried catfish, baked cod, fish tacos, sides, desserts and drinks.

Fish fry fundraiser

When: 4:30 p.m. Friday, April 12

Where: Gordon Park in Crofton

Info: Proceeds from the fish fry will help buy handicap playground equipment for Gordon Park.

April 13

CASA Superhero 5K Run or Walk

When: 7 — 9 a.m. Saturday, April 13

Where: Founder’s Square, 198 W. Ninth St.

Info: The route will be along the Greenway System. Cost is $18 per person and includes a T-shirt. Register online at https://hpr.recdesk.com/community/program. Registration deadline is March 31. For more information, call 270-887-4024.

Bike Ride for National Donate Life Month

When: 9 a.m. Saturday, April 13

Where: Christian County Justice Center, 100 Justice Way.

Info: Registration begins at 9 a.m. Ride begins at 10 a.m. Bikers will ride along the Hopkinsville Rails to Trails walking trail. Light refreshments will be provided. Cost is $20 donation for an entire family or $5 donation for individuals. This fundraiser is hosted by the Christian County Clerk’s Office. Proceeds will benefit the Christian County Trust for life program.

Fairy Garden Time

When: 9 a.m. — 3 p.m. Saturday, April 13

Where: The Bloomery, 2175 Little River Church Road

Info: Create your own fairy garden during this event. Cost is $20 per garden. Each person will receive succulents, a pot, soil and a fairy. Other supplies will be provided to decorate the garden.

Spring Open House

When: 9 a.m. — 6 p.m. Saturday, April 13 and Sunday, April 14.

Where: Broadbent Foods and Gifts, 5695 Hopkinsville Road, Cadiz

Info: Enjoy door prizes, refreshments and free gifts.

Parade and Easter Egg Hunt

When: 10 a.m. Saturday, April 13.

Where: Sharon Grove Community Park

Info: The parade will begin at Pleasant Hill Church, 470 Pleasant Hill Church Road, Elkton, and end at the park with the Easter egg hunt. Concessions including hamburgers, hotdogs, chips and drinks will be available for purchase. Community members are welcome to participate in the parade. For more information, call Doninta Wilson at 270-277-6177 or 270-604-0992.

Spring Wild Edibles Strolls

When: 11 a.m. — 3 p.m. Saturday, April 13

Where: Woodlands Nature Station, 3146 Silver Trail Road, Cadiz.

Info: Participants will learn how to identify several common wild edibles on a one-mile guided hike. Guests will take home a “cookbook” to help them create wild recipes. Hikes will leave the top of the hour. The hike is included in regular admission. Tickets cost $for adults and $3 for youth ages 5-12. For more information, call 270-924-2299.

MB Roland Distillery’s Bourbon Bung 5K, Expo and Concert Event

When: noon — 7 p.m. Saturday, April 13

Where: MB Roland Distillery, 137 Barkers Mill Road, Pembroke.

Single Mommies Matter Luncheon

When: noon — 3 p.m. Saturday, April 13

Where: Murray State University-Hopkinsville Regional Campus, 5305 Fort Campbell Blvd.

Info: Mothers less than 38 years old are invited to this free event to be celebrated, encouraged, empowered and blessed. Each guest will receive a free gift. To register, call 270-305-9254.

April 14

Classic Movies at the Historic Alhambra Theatre featuring “Citizen Kane”

When: 2 p.m. Sunday, April 14

Where: The Alhambra Theatre, 507 N. Main St.

Info: Tickets cost $5 and can be purchased at the door before the showing. Concessions including popcorn, candy, soda and water cost $1 each.

April 16

Pennyrile Children’s Advocacy Center Fundraiser Breakfast

When: 7:30 a.m., Tuesday April 16

Where: Holiday Inn Hopkinsville, 2910 Fort Campbell Blvd.

Info: All donations collected will help the PCAC support the community’s children.

Mr. Bond’s Science Guys

When: 6 — 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 16

Where: Chick-Fil-A Hopkinsville, 4250 Fort Campbell Blvd.

Info: This is a children’s science show with hands-on demonstrations.

April 19

Storytime with Easter Frog

When: 10:30 — 11:30 a.m. Friday, April 19

Where: Hopkinsville-Christian County Public Library, 1101 Bethel St.

Info: During this special story time, Easter Frog will listen to stories and dance. Then there will be an Easter egg hunt.

April 20

Fort Campbell Masonic Lodge Annual Charity Pancake Breakfast

When: 7 — 10 a.m. Saturday, April 20

Where: Fort Campbell Masonic Lodge, 946 Thompsonville Lane, Oak Grove

Info: Cost is $7 per person. Eat in or carry out. Proceeds will benefit Oak Grove Community Cares.

Easter Egg Hunt

When: 10 a.m. — 5 p.m. Saturday, April 20

Where: Christian Way Farm, 19690 Linville Road.

Info: In addition to farm fun, children will search the grounds for hidden Easter eggs during this event. Guests will be given a bucket to collect eggs. Before heading home, turn in the bucket of eggs to receive a package of goodies. Admission costs $7.50. For more information, visit www.christianwayfarm.com.

WHOP’er Egg Hunt

When: 11 a.m. Saturday, April 20

Where: Tie Breaker Park, 9503 Eagle Way.

Community Easter Egg Hunt

When: 11 a.m. — 2 p.m. Saturday, April 20

Where: Oak Grove War Memorial Walking Trail, 101 Walter Garrett Lane, Oak Grove.

Kentucky Bigfoot Research Organization Presentation

When: 3 — 4 p.m. Saturday, April 20

Where: Hopkinsville-Christian County Public Library, 1101 Bethel St.

Brittany’s Make and Take

When: 5 — 8 p.m. Saturday, April 20

Where: Hobby Lobby, 4805 Fort Campbell Blvd.

Info: Enjoy an evening of chalking and crating. Choose between two design options. Class fee includes all products needed for class, instruction and the finished product. Cost is $25 per person.

April 23

State of the Community Eye Opener Breakfast

When: 7:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 23

Where: Holiday Inn, 2910 Fort Campbell Blvd.

Info: During this annual breakfast, attendees will hear from local readers on the state of government and vision for the community.

The Salvation Army Volunteer Appreciation Dinner

When: 6 — 9 p.m. Tuesday, April 23

Where: Christian County Senior Center, 1402 W. Seventh St.

April 26

Seventh Annual Homeschoolers Day at the Nature Station — “Mission: Earth!”

When: 10 a.m. — 3 p.m. Friday, April 26

Where: Woodlands Nature Station, 3146 Silver Trail Road, Cadiz.

Hopkinsville Community College’s Spring Fest

When; 4 — 7 p.m. Friday, April 26

Where: Hopkinsville Community College, 720 North Drive.

Info: Enjoy carnival games and activities, a photo booth, music, face painting and magic shows during this free, public event. Free hot dogs will be served to the first 1,500 guests.

April 27

St. Luke Color Run 2019

When: 10 a.m. Saturday, April 27

Where: Hopkinsville Greenway System, 450 North Drive.

Info: Entry costs $20 for adults and $15 for youth. The color run is a 2.4-mile untimed. At four locations along the course runners will be doused in colored powders. Proceeds will benefit the St. Luke’s Free Clinic.

Book Signing with Elsie Barnes Phipps

When: 10 a.m. — 1 p.m. Saturday, April 27

Where: Hopkinsville-Christian County Public Library, 1101 Bethel St.

Clarksville Comic, Anime, and Toy Convention

When: 11 a.m. — 5 p.m. Saturday, April 27; noon — 4 p.m. Sunday, April 28

Where: Riverview Inn, 50 College St., Clarksville.

Info: Enjoy more than 100,000 comic books, toys, Magic cards, bladed weapons, autographs, wrestling and collectibles for sale during the show. There also will be free video games to play, gaming tournaments, panels, guest authors and cosplay. Admission is $10 per person. Sunday, military, police, firefighters, and rescue personnel and their families will receive free admission with a valid ID. College students also will receive free admission with valid ID.

Clarksville Vintage Fair

When: 11 a.m. — 5 p.m. Saturday, April 27

Where: Beachaven Vineyards and Winery, 1100 Dunlop Lane, Clarksville, Tennessee.

Info: Spend the day with friends and family while exploring booths offering antiques, furniture and handmade goods. Guests also will enjoy live music and local food. Adult tickets cost $3 each or $5 for two. Youth ages 16 and younger enter free.

2019 Dinner on Main

When: 6 — 9 p.m. Saturday, April 27

Where: Janice Mason Art Museum, 71 Main St., Cadiz.

Info: Dinner will feature dishes from local restaurants. There will be live music. Tickets cost $55. All proceeds will benefit the museum. To purchase tickets, call 270-822-9056 or visit the museum. Tickets must be purchased by April 13.

Mardi Gras in April Crawfish Boil

When: 6 — 10 p.m. Saturday, April 27

Where: MB Roland Distillery, 137 Barkers Mill Road, Pembroke.

Info: Enjoy all-you-can eat boiled crawfish and New Orleans-style jazz music performed by The Moonshine Rhythm Club during this event. Guests are encouraged to dress in Mardi Gras fashion to enter in a costume contest. A cocktail bar will be provided. To purchase tickets, visit www.mbroland.com.

Casey’s Concert Series presents The Retrovales

When: 6:30 — 10:30 p.m. Saturday, April 27

Where: Casey Jones Distillery, 2815 Witty Lane.

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