Tonight

What: Business After Hours at MEDI

When: 5-6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 20

Where: MEDI office, 1101A S. Main St.

Info: Learn more about the initiatives of MEDI and how they are impacting the community.

What: Story Time

When: 6:45 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 20

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

Info: Discussing the Christian romance “The Dating Charade” by Melissa Ferguson, and the author will be joining the discussion via Skype. Copies of the book are available to check out at the library front desk.

What: Books After Dark: Christian

When: 6:45 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 20

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

Info: Talking about the Christian romance The Dating Charade by Melissa Ferguson. The author will be joining the discussion via Skype. Copies of the book are available to check out at the library front desk.

Febs. 21

What: Preview Party for the Pennyroyal Area Museum

When: Friday, Feb. 21

Where: Pennyroyal Area Museum

Info: The party is exclusively for all donors to the museum’s capital campaign. If you’re interested in gaining access to this sneak peek, visit http://www.museumsofhopkinsville.org/makehistory/ or call 270-887-4270 for information and to make a donation.

Feb. 22

What: Movie “Iron Jawed Angels” — women’s suffrage

When: 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22

Where: Hopkinsville-Christian County Public Library Community Room

Info: A free event for all women and girls in Hopkinsville. Free popcorn and drinks sponsored by the Hopkinsville-Christian County League of Women Voters, the Pennyroyal Area Museum and the public library.

What: 4th annual United In Praise concert

When: 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22

Where: Alhambra Theatre

Info: A mass choir finale of 175 voices, under the direction of longtime local choir director Tom Drake. Various choirs and groups will share 10-minute musical sets of diverse styles including Christian contemporary, traditional, soul, southern gospel and more. Tickets are $10 and all seat general admission. Doors will open at 6 p.m. Advance tickets are available at www.pennyroyalarts.org or by stopping by the Pennyroyal Arts Council offices at The Alhambra from 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday through Friday, or by calling 270-887-4295.

What: Modernette Civic Club 26th annual African-American Heritage Breakfast

When: 8 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 22

Where: James E. Bruce Convention Center, 303 Conference Center Drive

Info: Keynote speaker is The Honorable Denise Clayton, chief judge of the Kentucky Court of Appeals, Louisville. Tickets are $20 per person. Call 270-305-8546 or 885-5276.

What: Film/documentary screening

When: 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22

Where: WK Cinemas

Info: Lipstick After Dark, girls mentoring presents “Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools,” a feature length documentary which takes a close look at the educational, judicial and societal disparities facing black girls. Inspired by the groundbreaking book of the same name by renowned scholar, Monique W. Morris, Ed.D.

What: Sat Book Chat at the Library

When: 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22

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

Info: The February book is “The One” by John Marrs. Copies are available to check out at the library front desk upon request.

What: H&R Agri-Power Pancake Day

When: 7 a.m.-noon Saturday, Feb. 22

Where: 4900 Eagle Way bypass

Info: Food, exclusive savings, prizes and more.

What: Watercolor Workshop: Winter Cardinals

When: 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, Feb. 22

Where: Griffin’s Studio, 100 E. Sixth St.

Info: Learn to paint winter cardinals with watercolors. This workshop is for teens and adults of all art ability levels (participants will have the option to trace their cardinal). The cost is $30 per person. Call 270-874-2028 to sign up.

Feb. 25

What: 2020 Mardi Gras Celebration

When: 4-8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25

Where: Hopkinsville Brewing Company, 102 E. Fifth St.

Info: Festivities include a Mardi Gras costume contest open to all pets, a pet parade, tunes throughout the evening by jazz saxophonist Harold Dawson and Cajun cuisine and chicken and shrimp pasta. For more details, visit www.hopkinsvillebrewingcompany.com.

What: Fat Tuesday Celebration

When: 5-11 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25

Where: Southern Lanes Hopkinsville, 3001 Canton Pike

Info: Come grab a drink, beads and bowl with us this Fat Tuesday. Drink specials straight from the French Quarter.

What: Pickleball

When: 9 a.m.-noon Tuesday, Feb. 25

Where: Hopkinsville-Christian County YMCA, Eagle Way bypass

Info: 270-887-5382.

Feb. 26

What: Story Time

When: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26

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

Info: Bring the kids by to listen to stories, dance, and engage in a variety of fun and educational activities.

Feb. 27

What: Spirit. Mind. Body. Teen Wellness Program

When: 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 27

Where: Hopkinsville-Christian County YMCA, Eagle Way bypass

Info: For grades 5-12. Cost is $15 student non-members, $10 Y student members. 270-887-5382.

What: Bridge lessons

When: 1-2:30 p.m. for beginners; 2:30-4 p.m. for intermediate Thursday, Feb. 27

Where: Hopkinsville-Christian County YMCA, Eagle Way bypass

Info: 270-887-5382.

What: Pickleball

When: 9 a.m.-noon Thursday, Feb. 27

Where: Hopkinsville-Christian County YMCA, Eagle Way bypass

Info: 270-887-5382.

What: United Way of the Pennyrile Celebration Dinner

When: 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 27

Where: The Silo

Info: Celebrate the 2019-2020 Annual Fundraising Campaign.The event is open to all who have supported the campaign and is free to attend. A raffle drawing will be held that night. Raffle tickets are $10 for a chance to win one of 15+ prizes valued from $100 to $2000. Reservations due to the United Way of the Pennyrile Office by Monday.

What: Pennyroyal Area Museum grand reopening

When: 3 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 27

Where: 217 E. Ninth St.

Info: A ribbon cutting with the Christian County Chamber of Commerce at 3 p.m. with comments and tours of the building to follow. Light refreshments will be served, and Vansauwa’s Tacos & Vegan Eats will be on site.

Feb. 28

What: Trigger Hippy concert

When: 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28

Where: Alhambra Theater, 507 S. Main St.

Info: Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets $25. Hopkinsville’s own Steve Gorman, acclaimed drummer and founding member of The Black Crowes, performs with his band Trigger Hippy, along with fellow members Nick Govrik, Ed Jurdi and Amber Woodhouse.

What: Pickleball

When: 2-5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28

Where: Hopkinsville-Christian County YMCA, Eagle Way bypass

Info: 270-887-5382.

Feb. 29

What: Adventure Book Club

When: 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 29

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

Info: A once-a-month book club is for ages 9-14 at the library. At their first meeting, they’ll talk about “Hatchet” by Gary Paulsen. Copies are available to check out at the library front desk.

What: Black History Trivia Bowl

When: 7:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 29

Where: Hopkinsville Community College Auditorium, 720 North Dr.

Info: Schools, church youth groups and community organizations are encouraged to form a team. For more information or to sign up as a team or volunteer, contact the Human Resources Commission Office at 270-887-4010 or email raychel.bailey@hopkinsvilleky.us.

What: Last Chance Eagle Van Tours

When: 1-4:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 29

Where: Lake Barkley State Resort Park

Info: Afternoon van tour. The seating is limited. Cost is $15 per person. For tickets or more information, call 270-924-1429.

March 1

What: Bridal & Events Showcase

When: noon-4 p.m. Sunday, March 1

Where: James E. Bruce Convention Center

Info: Ticket prices are $5 online in advance or $10 at the door the day of. There will be tons of vendors, door prizes and two grand prize giveaways (non-bridal & bridal). This is the place to gather information and advice for your dream wedding and other events. You will have the opportunity to meet professional photographers, listen to music provided by different DJ’s, sample menu items and wedding cakes, and meet many other business professionals.

March 3

What: Cooking Through the Calendar

When: 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 3

Where: Todd County Cooperative Extension Office meeting room at the courthouse, 202 E. Washington St., Elkton.

Info: Join Amy Stooksbury to help prepare and taste test the Food and Nutrition Calendar recipe of the month. Yearlong series.

What: Women’s History Month Proclamation Signing

When: 5:45 p.m. Tuesday. March 3

Where: Hopkinsville Municipal Center

Info: Theme: “Valiant Women of the Vote.” For more information, visit the Human Rights Commission website, www.hoptown.org/hrc or call 270-887-4010.

What: Bicentennial Lecture Series

When: 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 3

Where: Newly rebuilt Trigg County History Museum (old Masonic building) on Jefferson Street behind the justice center.

Info: A monthly lecture at their regular meeting each month celebrating Trigg County’s bicentennial. March’s lecture will be by Rick Gregory, Ph.D. of Adams, Tennessee. His topic will be Nightriders and the Tobacco Industry.

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What: Heritage Christian Academy Open House

When: 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, March 3

Where: 8349 Eagle Way bypass

Info: Come see the difference at Heritage Christian Academy on March 3, 2020 from 3:00-5:00 p.m. There will be tours, refreshments, tuition discounts and prizes.

March 5

What: 2020 Compass Awards

When: 5:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, March 5

Where: The Silo, 110 John Rives Road, Hopkinsville

Info: Celebrate businesses in the community that have been nominated in one of the 2020 Compass Award categories. Nominate your favorite businesses and RSVP now. $25 for individual tickets or $225 per table, which is 10 seats. Schedule is 5:30 p.m. Cocktail reception; 6 p.m. Dinner and program. Nominations are due Friday at https://www.christiancountychamber.com/compass-awards/.

March 6

What: Girls Night Out Sip & Paint

When: 6-8:30 p.m. Friday, March 6

Where: Casey Jones Distillery

Info: Grab your girlfriends and come paint and sip. Ticket includes a jumbo-sized laser cut door hanger, 1 drink ticket of your choosing and snacks. Beginners welcome, no prior painting experience required. Ticket price is $55 at eventbrite.com.

March 7

What: Dr. Seuss Day

When: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, March 7

Where: The Woodlands Nature Station, Land Between the Lakes

Info: In celebration of Dr. Seuss’ birthday on March 2, we are dedicating our first open Saturday of the year entirely to his stories.

March 10

What: Hopkinsville Art Guild’s Crafting After Hours

When: 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, March 10

Where: The Gallery, 108 E. Sixth St.

Info: Painting Bird Houses with Lynn Shepherd. Pre-registration is required. Fee is charged. All supplies provided. No experience necessary. To register, email info@hopkinsvilleartguild.org.

What: Pickleball

When: 9 a.m.-noon Tuesday, March 10

Where: Hopkinsville-Christian County YMCA, Eagle Way bypass

Info: 270-887-5382.

March 11

What: 2020 Regional Entrepreneur Conference

When: 8 a.m. Wednesday, March 11

Where: Hopkinsville Community College Auditorium

Info: Keynote speaker will be Haley Hoffman Smith.

What: Mamma Mia! Dress rehearsal by Campanile Productions

When: 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 11

Where: Alhambra Theatre, downtown Hopkinsville

Info: This is a pay-what-you-can dress rehearsal. ABBA’s hits tell the hilarious story of a young woman’s search for her birth father. All seats are reserved and can be purchased online at: campanileproductions.com.

March 12

What: Pickleball

When: 9 a.m.-noon Thursday, March 12

Where: Hopkinsville-Christian County YMCA, Eagle Way bypass

Info: 270-887-5382.

What: Mamma Mia! Presented by Campanile Productions

When: 7 p.m. Thursday, March 12

Where: Alhambra Theatre, downtown Hopkinsville

Info: ABBA’s hits tell the hilarious story of a young woman’s search for her birth father. All seats are reserved and can be purchased for $15 and $20 online at: campanileproductions.com.

March 13

What: Mamma Mia! Presented by Campanile Productions

When: 7 p.m. Friday, March 13

Where: Alhambra Theatre, downtown Hopkinsville

Info: ABBA’s hits tell the hilarious story of a young woman’s search for her birth father. All seats are reserved and can be purchased for $15 and $20 online at: campanileproductions.com.

What: Kentucky Chautauqua Performer

When: noon at Hopkinsville High School; 2 p.m. at University Heights Academy

Where: HHS and UHA

Info: The League of Women Voters of Hopkinsville in partnership with the Human Rights Commission, introduce Madeline McDowell Breckinridge. A leader of the women’s suffrage movement and one of Kentucky’s leading progressive reformers, Breckinridge lobbied for women’s right to vote in board elections and for state and federal election voting rights. For more information, visit the Human Rights Commission website, www.hoptown.org/hrc or call 270-887-4010.

What: Pickleball

When: 2-5 p.m. Friday, March 13

Where: Hopkinsville-Christian County YMCA, Eagle Way bypass

Info: 270-887-5382, Facebook or website.

March 14

What: Mamma Mia! Presented by Campanile Productions

When: 7 p.m. Friday, March 13

Where: Alhambra Theatre, downtown Hopkinsville

Info: ABBA’s hits tell the hilarious story of a young woman’s search for her birth father. All seats are reserved and can be purchased for $15 and $20 online at: campanileproductions.com.

What: Kentucky Chautauqua Performer

When: 10 a.m. Thursday, March 14

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

Info: The League of Women Voters of Hopkinsville in partnership with the Human Rights Commission, introduce Madeline McDowell Breckinridge. A leader of the women’s suffrage movement and one of Kentucky’s leading progressive reformers, Breckinridge lobbied for women’s right to vote in board elections and for state and federal election voting rights. For more information, visit the Human Rights Commission website, www.hoptown.org/hrc or call 270-887-4010.

March 15

What: Mamma Mia! Presented by Campanile Productions

When: 2:30 p.m. Sunday, March 15

Where: Alhambra Theatre, downtown Hopkinsville

Info: ABBA’s hits tell the hilarious story of a young woman’s search for her birth father. All seats are reserved and can be purchased for $15 and $20 online at: campanileproductions.com.

Maarch 19

What: Women’s History Month Celebration

When: 6 p.m. Thursday, March 19

Where: Hopkinsville Community College Anderson Hall

Info: Three local female students pursuing post-secondary education will present essays on the importance of women’s right to vote. The committee will announce the 2020 recipients of the Fannie Bronson Postell Woman of the Year Award and the Women Educating Women Scholarship. For more information, visit the Human Rights Commission website, www.hoptown.org/hrc or call 270-887-4010.

March 20

What: Edgar Cayce Hometown Seminar

When: 7 p.m. Friday, March 20 — noon Sunday, March 22

Where: Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park

Info: Hosted by Museums of Historic Hopkinsville-Christian County. Pay tribute to Hopkinsville and Christian County’s most famous son: Edgar Cayce. Peter Woodbury is the featured speaker on “From Creation to Revelation.” The weekend also includes a special dedication to the new exhibition dedicated to Edgar Cayce and his legacy in Hopkinsville in the recently remodeled Pennyroyal Area Museum. Be present for a ribbon cutting ceremony. The bus tour with William T. Turner is currently full. All who register from this point on will be added to a waiting list for the tour. Alternate opportunities are available on Saturday afternoon. For more information, visit http://www.museumsofhopkinsville.org/edgarcayce2020/

What: Pickleball

When: 2-5 p.m. Friday, March 20

Where: Hopkinsville-Christian County YMCA, Eagle Way bypass

Info: 270-887-5382, Facebook or website.

March 21

What: Shamrock Shuffle 5K and Fun Run

When: 8-11 a.m. Saturday, March 21

Where: Hopkinsville-Christian County YMCA, Eagle Way bypass

Info: 270-887-5382, Facebook or website.

What: Girl Scout Day: Animals A to Z

When: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, March 21

Where: Woodlands Nature Station, Land Between the Lakes

Info: Calling all Girl Scouts: Girl Scout Day and the Nature Station are learning all about Animal A to Z this year! Join us for family-friendly activities and programs specifically geared toward Daisy, Brownie, Junior and Cadette badge and journey requirements. Call 270-924-2299 for more information. A detailed schedule of activities will be available online by March 1.

March 22

What: “RBG” the movie

When: 2 p.m. Sunday, March 22

Where: Alhambra Theatre, downtown Hopkinsville

Info: Rated PG. In celebration of both Women’s History Month and the 100th Anniversary of Women’s Suffrage, “RBG” shows the exceptional life and career of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who has developed a breathtaking legal legacy while becoming an unexpected pop culture icon.

March 26

What: History on Tap: Historical Women of Hopkinsville/Christian County

When: 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 26

Where: Hopkinsville Brewing Company

Info: The Museums of Historic Hopkinsville-Christian County and Hopkinsville Brewing Company present a program about local women of note in our history of women’s right to vote. For more information, visit the Human Rights Commission website, www.hoptown.org/hrc or call 270-887-4010.

March 27

What: Hopkinsville International Fest

When: March 27-28

Where: Planters Bank-Jennie Stuart Health Sportsplex Hopkinsville, 155 Tilley Way.

Info: This event celebrates the vast cultural diversity found in Hoptown and our region, and educates citizens about a multitude of global traditions and history.

What: Pickleball

When: 2-5 p.m. Friday, March 27

Where: Hopkinsville-Christian County YMCA, Eagle Way bypass

Info: 270-887-5382.

March 28

What: Hopkinsville International Fest

When: March 27-28

Where: Planters Bank-Jennie Stuart Health Sportsplex Hopkinsville, 155 Tilley Way.

Info: This event celebrates the vast cultural diversity found in Hoptown and our region, and educates citizens about a multitude of global traditions and history.

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