July 10

Senior Bingo Luncheon 11 am-2 pm

Where: Pennyrile Forest State Park, 20781 Pennyrile Lodge Rd., Dawson Springs

Meet up with friends, eat, and play bingo. Participants must be 50 years old or older, to play bingo. The lunch buffet begins at 11 am and costs $8.50 plus gratuity. Bingo starts at 12:30 pm and is free! Groups of 10 or more need to contact the dining room for advanced seating at 270-797-3421.

July 10

Madisonville Minersvs. Henderson Flash7:05 pm

Where: Elmer Kelley Stadium, Madisonville City Park, 755 Park Ave.

Batter up! Nothing's finer than summer baseball in Madisonville, Kentucky. Watch the Madisonville Miners play the Henderson Flash at Elmer Kelley Stadium in the Madisonville City Park. Admission is $5 per person and the game starts at 7:05 pm. 270-821-4171

July 11

Madisonville Minersvs. Franklin Duelers

7:05 pm

Where: Elmer Kelley Stadium, Madisonville City Park, 755 Park Ave.

Buy a ticket to this Madisonville Miners game, and you'll hit a summer fun home run! Don't miss the Miners as they play the Franklin Duelers at Elmer Kelley Stadium in Madisonville City Park. Admission is $5 per person; children 12 and under get in free. 270-821-4171

July 12

Oliver!

7 pm

Where: Glema Mahr Center for the Arts, 2000 College Dr., Madisonville

Consider yourself at home with this community theatre presentation of Lionel Bart's classic musical based on Charles Dickens' novel, Oliver Twist. The Tony and Olivier Award-winning show is one of the few musicals to win an Academy Award for Best Picture and is widely hailed as a true theatrical masterpiece by actors and audience members alike.

July 13

Oliver!

7 pm

Where: Glema Mahr Center for the Arts, 2000 College Dr., Madisonville

Consider yourself at home with this community theatre presentation of Lionel Bart's classic musical based on Charles Dickens' novel, Oliver Twist. The Tony and Olivier Award-winning show is one of the few musicals to win an Academy Award for Best Picture and is widely hailed as a true theatrical masterpiece by actors and audience members alike.

July 14

Oliver!

2 pm

Where: Glema Mahr Center for the Arts, 2000 College Dr., Madisonville

Consider yourself at home with this community theatre presentation of Lionel Bart's classic musical based on Charles Dickens' novel, Oliver Twist. The Tony and Olivier Award-winning show is one of the few musicals to win an Academy Award for Best Picture and is widely hailed as a true theatrical masterpiece by actors and audience members alike.

July 17

Senior Bingo Luncheon 11 am-2 pm

Where: Pennyrile Forest State Park, 20781 Pennyrile Lodge Rd., Dawson Springs

Meet up with friends, eat, and play bingo. Participants must be 50 years old or older, to play bingo. The lunch buffet begins at 11 am and costs $8.50 plus gratuity. Bingo starts at 12:30 pm and is free! Groups of 10 or more need to contact the dining room for advanced seating at 270-797-3421.

July 17

Growing Herbs Series 12 pm-1 pm

Where: Hopkins Co. Extension Office, 75 Cornwall Dr., Madisonville

Interested in learning how to grow different kinds of herbs indoors or outdoors? Then come to this free lunch class series where we go into detail on how to grow, care for, and maintain basil, oregano, and thyme. Light lunch is provided. RSVP to the Extension Office at (270) 821-3650.

July 18

Madisonville Miners vs. Paducah Chiefs 7:05 pm

Where: Elmer Kelley Stadium, Madisonville City Park, 755 Park Ave.

Join us as the Madisonville Miners play the Paducah Chiefs at Elmer Kelley Stadium. The game begins at 7:05 pm and the admission is $5 per person. Children 12 & under are free admission. 270-821-4171

July 19

Friday Night Live 6 pm-10 pm

Where: Downtown Madisonville

Join us downtown in The Best Town on Earth for exciting live music, food and craft vendors, an expanded Kids Zone, local talent on the West End Stage and so much more! Grand Funk Railroad will headline the July 19 Friday Night Live.

July 19

Madisonville Miners vs. Muhlenberg Co. Stallions 7:05 pm

Where: Elmer Kelley Stadium, Madisonville City Park, 755 Park Ave.

Buy a ticket to this Madisonville Miners game, and you'll hit a summer fun home run! Don't miss the Miners as they play the Muhlenberg County Stallions at Elmer Kelley Stadium in Madisonville City Park. Admission is $5 per person; children 12 and under get in free. 270-821-4171

July 20

Madisonville Miners vs. Fulton Railroaders 7:05 pm

Where: Elmer Kelley Stadium, Madisonville City Park, 755 Park Ave.

Batter up! Nothing's finer than summer baseball in Madisonville, Kentucky. Watch the Madisonville Miners play the Fulton Railroaders at Elmer Kelley Stadium in the Madisonville City Park. Admission is $5 per person; children 12 and under get in free. 270-821-4171

July 24

Senior Bingo Luncheon 11 am-2 pm

Where: Pennyrile Forest State Park, 20781 Pennyrile Lodge Rd., Dawson Springs

Meet up with friends, eat, and play bingo. Participants must be 50 years old or older, to play bingo. The lunch buffet begins at 11 am and costs $8.50 plus gratuity. Bingo starts at 12:30 pm and is free! Groups of 10 or more need to contact the dining room for advanced seating at 270-797-3421.

July 26

71st Annual Dawson Springs Barbecue Festival 6 pm-10 pm

Where: Dawson Springs Community Center, 108 W. Keigan St., Dawson Springs

If you love barbecue, don't miss the 71st annual Dawson Springs Barbecue Festival! Buy barbecue by the pound or plate at the Dawson Springs Community Center and spend some time playing games at the street festival.

July 29

Summer Gardening Series 5:30 pm-6:30 pm

Where: Hopkins Co. Extension Office, 75 Cornwall Dr., Madisonville

Come check out this class where we talk about the plant genus Tillandsia, otherwise known as air plants. We will talk about growing different kinds of air plants, as well as general care and maintenance. You will even get to take an air plant home for free! Space is limited. RSVP to the Extension Office at (270) 821-3650.

July 31

Senior Bingo Luncheon 11am-2 pm

Where: Pennyrile Forest State Park, 20781 Pennyrile Lodge Rd., Dawson Springs

Meet up with friends, eat, and play bingo. Participants must be 50 years old or older, to play bingo. The lunch buffet begins at 11 am and costs $8.50 plus gratuity. Bingo starts at 12:30 pm and is free! Groups of 10 or more need to contact the dining room for advanced seating at 270-797-3421.

August 2

Friday Night Live 6pm -- 10pm

Join us downtown in The Best Town on Earth for exciting live music, food and craft vendors, an expanded Kids Zone, local talent on the West End Stage and so much more! Sister Sledge will headline the August 2 Friday Night Live.

August 3

First Saturday of the Month Hike 7:45pm -- 9pm

The Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park naturalist will lead a free hike on the first Saturday of each month. Winter hikes will focus on rock formations, sunsets, and landscapes glistening with ice and snow. Enjoy native wildflowers blooming during the spring hikes and take a break from the heat during evening summer hikes. Don't miss the fall hikes to see the changing color of the forest.

Hikes vary from half-mile to 3-miles, with easy to moderate terrain. Wear proper clothing and bring your own water, snacks, and hiking stick. This hike is not recommended for children under the age of 5. Well-socialized, leashed dogs are welcome on the hike. Hiking sticks are available for purchase in the park's gift shop. For more information, call (270) 797-3421.

August 4

Monarchs in Mexico: Flowers in the Air 2 pm -- 4 pm

Tavia Cathcart Brown, Executive Director of Creasey Mahan Nature Preserve in Goshen, Ky., is a highly-regarded lecturer, educator, writer, and photographer. Tavia shares her love for plants and butterflies at every opportunity and will share her recent trip to Mexico where the Monarch butterflies winters. She is also the host, writer, and garden consultant of KET's "Kentucky's Secret Garden."

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