Message in a Bottle

The River Discovery Center is hosting a unique exhibit called Message in a Bottle. The exhibit features rare ‘message in a bottle’ memorabilia...items filled with raw, human emotion that have been found along the Mississippi River and other U.S. rivers. This is part of the work of 2013 CNN Hero of the Year, Chad Pregracke, the Living Lands & Waters crew and the many volunteers. iPlay with messages in a bottle!

It's a Capitol Christmas...Again!

Every year, a different national forest is selected to provide a tree that is decorated and placed on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol for the Christmas season. The Kootenai National Forest, in partnership with nonprofit Choose Outdoors, will bring this year’s tree from Montana to Washington, D.C. for the 2017 season. It will stop at more than fifteen communities along the way, including Paducah. iPlay with the Capital Tree.

Wildlife, Heritage & Outdoor Festival (WHO)

One of the joys of living in western Kentucky is the plethora of opportunities to enjoy local wildlife and the outdoors. The Friends of Clarks River have partnered with several local organizations and businesses to host a new family-oriented festival that will celebrate our wildlife, heritage and more! iPlay in the woods, lakes and rivers!

Surround the King!

Many claims are made for the benefits of teaching chess to children, but they are probably best summed up by the slogan of the US Chess Federation: “Chess Makes Kids Smart”. The supporters of chess education argue that it is a great way for children to learn about fair competition, mental discipline, planning and perseverance. This year’s chess season is underway…iPlay chess, but I bet these kids can beat me!

SOKY Bowling Tournament

Special Olympics Kentucky is gearing up to host its annual Region 1 bowling tournament this coming weekend at Cardinal Lanes in Paducah. This event has become so popular that it will be held over a two-day period to accommodate all the bowlers. iPlay wants you to come out and support these amazing bowlers.

Firefighter for a Day

Did you ever dream of being a firefighter when you were a kid? Do you admire the work that firefighters do? Would you like to see first-hand what it’s like to be a firefighter? You’re in luck! The Paducah Fire Department wants you to be a “Firefighter for a Day!” iPlay when I’m a firefighter for a day! See what I did there?

Come On & "Touch a Truck"

It’s time for one of the Paducah Parks Services’ (PPS) most popular events - Touch a Truck is happening next week! You can see and touch a helicopter, a garbage truck, a concrete mixer and so much more! iPlay amazingly well with all types of big transportation vessels!

Getting Crafty on Labor Day

Grand Rivers Chamber of Commerce Arts & Crafts Festival is the place to be for Labor Day Weekend. Over 100 vendors will be there displaying and selling their work. There are activities planned for the entire family. Grab your friends or family or both and head over to Livingston County for an amazing three days of fun! iPlay when I shop…don’t you?

King Kat Fishing Comes to Town!

The Cabela’s King Kat Tournament Trail will hit the waters of the Ohio River at Paducah, Kentucky next weekend. Whether you’re competing or just a spectator, this event has something for everyone…even a fishing rodeo for the kiddos! iPlay to win in local fishing tournaments!

Let's Make a Movie - in just 48 hours!

Paducah’s 48 Hour Film Project is just around the corner! Filmmakers from all over the Purchase Area will compete to see who can make the best short film in only 48 hours. Do you think you can accept this challenge? How about seeing those innovative short movies once they’re finished? Maiden Alley Cinema is gearing up for this amazing event. iPlay with quickly produced films!