COMMUNITY

Youth Art Month 2021

The Pennyroyal Arts Council presents a virtual exhibit of works of art by elementary, middle and high school students from public, private and home schools throughout Christian County for Youth Art Month 2021.

The public is encouraged to view the online portal through April 30 at https://www.pennyroyalarts.org/yam-2021.

Prom dress giveaway

Simply be-YOU-tiful Prom Dress Giveaway will begin at 5:30 p.m. March 26, at 187 Old Dover Road, Cadiz. Open to any high school girl that needs a prom dress. Sign up at tinyurl.com/PromDressGiveaway. Monetary and dress donations always welcome.

Girl Scouts

Hopkinsville Girl Scout Troops 304 and 1890 will be selling cookies today in the Save-A-Lot parking lot on Fort Campbell Boulevard in Hopkinsville. For more information, visit girlscouts.org and type in the zip code.

Casual Creatives

Casual Creatives is a workshop series presented by the Pennyroyal Arts Council featuring local experts teaching creative skills through March 30 at The Hall at the Alhambra Theater. Pre-register for events at pennyroyalarts.org. Masks and social distancing will be enforced.

• 7-8 a.m. Tuesdays in March: Wellness: Yoga on the Stage led by instructor Jessie Dempsey of Balance Hot Yoga for beginners to advanced students. $10/per person | 25 student max

Tuesday: Shop and Style — Discover how to make the most of your wardrobe with Margaret Prim of The Perfect Closet! During the styling presentation, learn how to build your wardrobe and create several different looks with a few key pieces. This ticket grants you first access to the Spring Giving is Always in Fashion Pop-Up Shop which includes 90% off top designer clothes, accessories, handbags with personalized styling assistance. Cost is $25 per person. Register at www.pennyroyalarts.org/workshops.

March 30: Free Spirit Drum Circle: Join Joan Brannon, the founder and lead facilitator for DrummingWorks, for an energetic and interactive drumming experience on stage at the Alhambra at 5 p.m. March 30. She’ll lead the small group in various techniques as she shares the rich West African cultural traditions and history of drumming. No special skills are required to participate. Cost is $25 per person. To register visit www.pennyroyalarts.org/workshops.

Visit pennyroyalarts.org or the Alhambra Theatre’s Facebook page @alhambratheatre hopkinsville for additional information.

Books at the Bar Movie Discussion

For the first meeting at 5:30 p.m. March 30, the group will watch a movie connected to the book before the discussion. The movie and book discussion will be quarterly, but we’ll have book chats once a month.

The March book is “The Hound of the Baskervilles” by Arthur Conan Doyle, and the movie is “Sherlock Holmes” with Robert Downey Jr. and Jude Law. Books are available at the library front desk.

Movie and discussion will take place at Hopkinsville Brewing Company, and Vansauwa’s Tacos will be available to order food.

International Festival

For the second year in a row, the Hopkinsville International Festival is canceled due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Organizers do plan to film a brief, socially-distanced video overview on March 26 that will provide event supporters an opportunity to virtually experience some of the flavor of I-Fest.

Details regarding the airing of the virtual festival will be announced in the near future.

For updates and more information on I-Fest, visit its social media pages on Facebook and Twitter. A complete list of Parks & Recreation events is available at www.HoptownRec.com.

Dailey & Vincent Show

The Live at the Alhambra Series presents the Dailey and Vincent Show at 6 and 8:30 p.m. March 26 at the Alhambra Theatre, 507 S. Main St. and a livestream presentation.

“The Rock Stars of Bluegrass,” duo has won numerous awards for their uniquely contagious and riveting music, including 14 International Bluegrass Music Awards, 4 Dove Awards, and 3 Grammy Award Nominations.

Spring Vendor Fair

At least 30 local small business owners will be on hand for the Christian County Chamber of Commerce Spring Vendor Fair from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. March 27 at the chamber parking lot. This event was rescheduled because of inclement weather.

ONGOING

Pickle Ball

Parks and Recreation is offering pickle ball on Mondays (9 until 11 a.m., 5:30 until 8:30 p.m.) and Wednesdays (1 until 3 p.m.) at the Hopkinsville Recreation Department, 2600 Thomas St. Limited to gatherings of 50 or less.

Line dancing class

Get your dancing on with Dancing Darlings Line Dancing Class at Hopkinsville Parks and Recreation from 9:30 until 11 a.m. Tuesdays. For additional information, call Dixie Majors, 270-348-2510.

Zumba

Join Zumba from 5 until 8 p.m. every Wednesday at Hopkinsville Parks and Recreation, 2600 Thomas St. For more information, call Amy Fortin, 270-498-0150.

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