MONDAY

The Hopkinsville League of Women Voters will have a proclamation signed by the mayor and county judge at noon Jan. 6, celebrating the day that Kentucky ratified the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution giving women the right to vote.

TUESDAY

Joelle's Bakery and Cafe will host a chamber of commerce ribbon cutting at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 7, at 225 Burley Ave.

WEDNESDAY

WHOP Radio will celebrate its 80th anniversary from 8 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 8, at WHOP Radio studios, 220 Dink Embry Road, Hopkinsville. Listen to WHOP’s The Early Bird Show live on Lite 98.7 FM and NewsRadio1230 AM/95.3 FM that morning to hear about the history of WHOP, audio clips from past WHOP broadcasters covering major events and more. WHOP Radio is the second oldest CBS News Radio affiliate in America, so tune in to hear clips of CBS broadcasts on WHOP. Visit whopam.com or lite987whop.com to hear a complete history of WHOP and see photos of WHOP and its broadcasters throughout its 80 years on the air.

A historical review of the suffrage movement will be presented at noon Jan. 8 during “Midday at the Gallery” at the Hopkinsville Art Gallery, 108 E. Sixth St. Light lunch will be served. No reservations necessary.

ONGOING

First Friday networking events will be from 7 to 10 p.m. the first Friday of each month at the Holiday Inn Bourbon Lounge. First Friday is the nation’s top diverse and inclusive networking event consistently attracting over 16,000 people each month across the U.S. For more information, contact Henry Snorton III, CEcD, executive director of MEDI, at 270-885-8885 or email hsnorton@medisuccess.org.

The Hopkinsville Art Guild’s Midday at the Gallery programs are presented on the second Wednesday of each month at noon in the Hopkinsville Art Guild Gallery. Everyone is invited to enjoy their lunch in the gallery during an hour of discussion and information with a featured guest in an atmosphere of fine art by local artists and artisans.

Ag Business Association meets at noon the first Tuesday of each month at the Christian County Extension office.

Elder Abuse Council meets at noon every second Wednesday at the Pennyrile Area Development District, 300 Hammond Drive.

Grandparents support group meets at 10 a.m. every third Wednesday at the Pennyrile Area Development District office, 300 Hammond Drive. For more information, contact Belinda Babb at 270-886-9484 or Belinda.Babb@ky.gov .

Seniors who are looking for something to do on Wednesday afternoons are invited to Southern Lanes bowling center to join the league. Those interested should be at least 50 years old and older.

Holiday Park Home Owners Association meets at 4 p.m. the first Tuesday of the month at Greater Cumberland Baptist Church.

Hopkinsville-Christian County Newcomers and Neighbors is a nonprofit organization that connects new people in our community together with longtime residents in order to learn about the area and develop new friendships while supporting local charities. The group meets at 11 a.m. the second Thursday of each month at various locations with local speakers. We also offer other interest groups, book club, craft group and more. For more information, email Hoptownnewcomers@hotmail.com or on Facebook.

Stroke and Head Injury Support Group for survivors and caregivers meets at 5:15 p.m. the first Monday of every month in the basement of the Doctor’s Pavilion at Jennie Stuart Medical Center Conference room ABC. This is an ongoing meeting and is open to all. For more information, call Caroline Smith at 270-885-7023.

Life Recovery of Hopkinsville meets at 6:30 p.m. every Friday at 913 S. Main St., Hopkinsville. It is a Christian-based, 12-step recovery program. Life Recovery is free and open to anyone interested in recovery from alcohol and drug addiction, divorce, codependency and other addictions. Praise and worship will be at 6:30 p.m., the lesson and testimony will be at 7 p.m., small groups will meet at 7:40 p.m. Childcare is provided.

Downtown Power Lunch will be at noon every first Thursday of the month. Join fellow coworkers and friends for networking and a word of encouragement in the Fellowship Hall of First Baptist Church. There will be a full catered meal provided by Four Seasons for $5 per person. Tickets/reservations available, First Baptist Church, 1400 S. Main St., Hopkinsville. Call 270-886-1216 or email Office@fbchopkinsville.com. Visit http://www.fbchopkinsville.com/events/power-lunch for menu and ticket/reservation deadlines.

A monthly mental health meeting will be from 6 to 7:30 p.m. the second Tuesday of the month at the YMCA at 7805 Eagle Way. The meeting is a support group for family and friends of people with mental illness. For more information, call Sherri Turner at 513-317-6932 or sbsturner@gmail.com.

Hopkinsville-Christian County Airport Board meets at 5 p.m. the second Tuesday of every month at the Hopkinsville-Christian County Airport, 300 Memorial Field Drive. For more information, call 270-887-4157.

Alzheimer’s Support Group meets at 10 a.m. the second Tuesday of every month at the PADD office, 300 Hammond Drive. For more information, call Belinda Babb at 270-886-9484.

Canton Pike Neighborhood Association meets 6-7 p.m. the second Tuesday of every month at 1605 Phelps Ave., Hopkinsville (Challenge House 7).

Westside Neighborhood Association meets at 5:30 p.m. the first Monday of the month at 123 S. Fowler Ave., Hopkinsville (Challenge House).

Hopkinsville Eastside Neighborhood Association meets at 5 p.m. on the first Tuesday of each month at the Second Street Park Building.

Durrett Avenue Neighborhood Association meets at 6 p.m. on the fourth Monday of every month except on holidays at St. John Baptist Church on 19th Street.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly Club meets at 10 a.m. every Tuesday morning at the Thomas Street Recreation Center. Call 270-839-8091 or email at therolyn@yahoo.com for more information.

Focus 21st Century Minority Leadership meets at 5:30 p.m. the first Monday of every month at the Pioneers Complex, 904 N. Main St.

Pennyrile Doll Club meets at 11 a.m. the fourth Thursday of each month at Oakland Manor. For more information, call 270-839-3917.

Hopkinsville Lions Club meets at 6 p.m. the first and third Monday of every month at Pennyrile Rural Electric Community Room, 2000 Harrison St. For more information, call Shirley Moore at 270-839-3230.

Caregivers Support Group meets at 5 p.m. the first Thursday of every month at First United Methodist Church. For more information, call Sherri Turner at 513-317-6932 or sbsturner@gmail.com.

Compassionate Friends, a nonprofit self-help support group for bereaved parents, grandparents and siblings, meets the second Tuesday of each month. For more information, call Gary and Brenda Logan at 270-305-4107.

St. John Savers Coupon Club meets at 6:30 p.m. the first Wednesday of the month at St. John United Methodist Church, 2808 S. Virginia St. For more information, email secretary@saintjohnumc.com.

Hopkinsville Business and Professional Women’s Club meets at 5:30 p.m. the third Thursday of the month at the Pioneers Complex. For more information, call 270-885-5278.

Hopkinsville Civitan Club meets at 6 p.m. the second Thursday of every month. For more information, call Don Bullen at 270-498-3860.

Christian County Republican Women’s Club meets at noon the fourth Monday of each month at Republican party headquarters in Indian Hills Shopping Plaza other than July and December.

GED orientation is at 8:30 a.m. every Thursday morning in the technology building of Hopkinsville Community College, 720 North Drive. To register, interested students need to call 270-707-3925.

Dyslexia Association of the Pennyrile is a nonprofit agency which provides screening, tutoring, advocacy and support services for individuals with dyslexia and related reading difficulties. For more information or screening scheduling, call 270-885-5804.

Senior bingo lunch will be at 11 a.m. every Wednesday at Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park. The lunch buffet is $9. Groups of 10 or more should contact the dining room in advance. Free bingo will begin at 12:30 p.m.

Christian County Senior Center offers free line dancing lessons at 9:30 a.m. every Tuesday at the center. For more information, call Deana Power or Dixie Majors at 270-886-8885.

Zumba classes are available from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays at the Thomas Street Recreation Center Gymnasium, 2600 Thomas St. The first class is free, and each class is $5 after. The instructor is Amy Fortin.

Hopkinsville Parks and Recreation Department is offering pickleball from 9 to 11 a.m. Mondays and from 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesdays. All ages and skill levels are welcome to participate. Participation will be “drop-in” play and court reservations will be first-come first-serve. Pickleball is an up-tempo game with a mix of tennis, badminton, ping pong and racquetball. There is no fee to play. The use of paddles and pickleballs require a form of I.D. for check-out.

Knot Just Quilters meets at 6 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month from September through June at Southside Church of Christ. For more information, call 270-886-2101.

UPCOMING

Jan. 13

An audition for the Missoula Children’s Theatre’s production of THE EMPEROR’S NEW CLOTHES will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 13 at Indian Hills Elementary School. Those auditioning should arrive at 3:45 p.m. and plan to stay for the full two hours. Some of the cast members will be asked to stay for a rehearsal immediately following the audition.

Entries for the Martin Luther King Jr. Day art, essay and poetry contest are due Monday, Jan. 13, at the Christian County Board of Education on Glass Avenue. Students in elementary school can submit art; middle school students can submit a poem and high school students can submit a 500-word essay for a chance to win several gift cards. The theme is “what freedom means to me.” Focus 21st Century Minority Leadership and the Hopkinsville Community College are sponsors.

Jan. 17

Kentucky New Era will host an open house and chamber of commerce ribbon cutting at 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 17, at 713 S. Main St.

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