Movies in the Park to be held Friday
Movies in the Park will show “Wonder Park” at 8:30 p.m. Friday, June 28, at the Rotary Amphitheater at Murray-Calloway County Central Park. A fashion show by Carey’s Boutique will be featured before the movie begins. Free popcorn will be available.
CC Fire Protection Board meets Monday
The Calloway County Fire Protection Board will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, July 1, at the CCFR Station #1 at 101 E. Sycamore St. The public is invited to attend.
Family Night in the Park planned
The Murray Bank’s Family Night in the Park will be from 6-10 p.m. Thursday, July 4, at the Murray-Calloway County Chestnut Park. (Note change in location) This family-friendly event will consist of many activities including free use of the pool and the Spray Park from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., free inflatables and hot air balloon rides. There will be food and craft vendors also present. The Fireworks Extravaganza begins at 9:30 p.m.
Angels Attic seeks items
The Angels Attic Thrift Shop at 972 Chestnut St. is in need of items as it continues to provide funding for Angels Community Clinic and the Gentry House and provide assistance to other local agencies. Specific needs are clothing for all ages, furniture, appliances, household items and toys. Items can be received Monday through Saturday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. or call 270-762-0505.
Boy Scouts to host annual breakfast
Boy Scout Troop 45 will host its annual Gary Taylor Memorial Breakfast from 7-10 a.m. Thursday, July 4, at Murray First United Methodist Church. The menu will include country and city ham, scrambled eggs, biscuits and gravy, grits and assorted beverage. Tickets are available at the door for $10 for adults, $5 for children and first responders in uniform will eat free. Proceeds will benefit Troop 45 to help with the cost of transportation, equipment and camping adventures.
Declaration of Independence to be read
The Capt. Wendell Oury Chapter of the National Daughters of the American Revolution will host a public reading of the Declaration of Independence at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 4, on the downtown courthouse lawn following the parade. All visitors are encouraged to join to hear a section of this historic document.
MWC Executive Board meets Monday
The Executive Board of the Murray Woman’s Club will meet at 5:30 p.m. Monday, July 1, at the clubhouse. President Pat Seiber urges all members to attend.
Main Street Mile accepting registration
The Main Street Mile, sponsored by Briggs & Stratton, will be at 8:45 a.m. Thursday, July 4. Registration is from 7:30-8:30 a.m. at Sparks Hall. Registration forms are available at the Murray Convention and Visitors Bureau or at www.mkyfreedomfest.com. The cost is $15. For more information, contact Clay Riley at 270-767-3800 or 270-625-0886.
CCMS SBDM Council will meet
The Calloway County Middle School Site-Based Decision-Making Council will meet at 4 p.m. Monday, July 1, in the library media center.
MWC Marketplace seeks vendors
The first Murray Woman’s Club Marketplace will be from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, in downtown Murray. This is a market for vendors selling fine arts, crafts, food, and will also include retail merchants. The market will be located around the court square and space will be available on a first-come, first-served basis once fees have been paid. For more information on vendor space and cost, call Linda Scott at 270-753-7944 or email email@example.com. Proceeds from this event will spotlight the Calloway County Girl Scout Cabin and maintenance to the historical Murray Woman’s Club Clubhouse.
Al-Anon support group meets Monday
Al-Anon, a support group for friends and family members of alcoholics, will meet from 6:30-7:30 p.m. every Monday at University Church of Christ. For more information, call Diana at 270-227-0951 or Belinda at 270-293-5100.
Community Kitchen to serve lunch
The Murray Community Kitchen will be open every Sunday from 12:30-1:30 p.m. at First United Methodist Church at 503 Maple St. The entrance is in the back of the church. For information, contact Dana Stonecipher at 270-293-4501.
Temple Hill Masonic Lodge will meet
Temple Hill 276 Masonic Lodge will hold its regular meeting Tuesday, July 2. A meal will be served at 6 p.m. followed by the meeting at 7 p.m. Master Jeff Kirks urges all master masons to attend.
Cemetery seeks donations
The Hicks Cemetery is in need of donations for the upkeep of the cemetery. Mail donations to Gaery Farris, 498 Farris Road, Murray, KY 42071 or Owen Garrison, 372 Scott Fitts Road, Murray, KY 42071.
MCCH retirees meet Monday
The Murray-Calloway County Hospital retirees will meet at 11 a.m. Monday, July 1, at the Big Apple Cafe.
Youth center seeks snacks
Main Street Youth Center is in need of individually wrapped after school snacks. The center feeds 30-50 youth each day after school. Donations may be dropped off at the youth center from 2:30-5:30 p.m. Monday through Wednesday at 513 South Fourth St. For more information, call the center at 270-753-8336.
AA meetings available
Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women with the purpose to help others to recover from the pain and suffering of alcoholism. There are meetings in Murray seven days a week, midday and evenings. For more information, call 270-535-4111, 270-799-1065 or 270-226-3971 or visit www.wkintergroup.org.