Come join in an Oil Painting class! The class will be held from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm at Jeffers Bend, and will be taught by instructor Jennifer Fairbanks.
Join your friends at Jeffers Bend on June 15th, 6:00-8:00 p.m., for the annual Benefit for the Bend!
Location: Christian County Extension Office, 2850 Pembroke Rd., Hopkinsville.
Dinner: Grilled pork chop, baked potato, salad and variety of desserts.
Music: H Trio Band.
Silent Auction: Over 70 items!
Cost: $25.00 per person or $180.00 per table of eight.
Event Proceeds: Provide more resources for ongoing operations at Jeffers Bend, such as for the gardens (Botanical, Butterfly, Children’s & Community), buildings & grounds maintenance, and various events (Students Field Days, Water Festival, Take Kids Fishing, NatureFest, TorchLight Tales, Christmas at the Bend, Trails, Hiking, etc.)
Tour of Jeffers Bend facilities & Dedication of the New Botanical Garden, Patio and Amphitheater
Information about Facilities, Field Days with Students, Annual Events, Walking Trails, Patio Fundraiser, Botanical Garden, Community Garden, Children’s Garden, etc.
Activities for Children
20th Anniversary of Take Kids Fishing Day
FOOD, FUN, FISH and PRIZES
Ages 3 – 15 years old
Pre-Registration Fee: $2.00 per Kid and Adult by 5/23/2019
Registration $3.00 per Kid and Adult Day Of
Free to Military and First Responders families with ID
LUNCH: Hot Dogs, Chips and Bottled Water
For information call 270-885-5600
Pre-Registration Locations: Aaron McNeil Center * Recreation Department * Pennyrile RC&D * CC Extension Office * Boys & Girls Club * HWEA * Housing Authority * Woodland Heights * Hopkinsville Electric Service
Join Jeffers Bend Environmental Center for the second annual Water Festival, a part of National Drink Water Week. This fun event will be held on Saturday, May 11 from 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM.
Have fun reconnecting with your class at the Focus 21st Century alumni reunion! Be sure to bring a friend who might be interested in the program! Free food and door prizes!
This Pastel Workshop will focus on painting an under painting with rubbing alcohol. This is a fun and exciting technique for allowing the under painting to show through layers of soft pastels. Ocean waves and a lighthouse on the cliffs, beckoning us to safely to shore, will the be the subject and inspiration for the workshop. Artists of all ability levels are welcome!
This class is open to the public and limited to 12 participants. Free workshop for Hopkinsville Art Guild members. Fee for Non Members $35. To register please contact Henrietta Kemp at 270-886-3776 or [email protected]
Registration deadline: March 16 | Event Location: Jeffers Bend Environmental Center (Located off Metcalfe Lane, Hopkinsville, KY)
Join in the fun at this year’s Christmas at the Bend! The event will take place at Jeffers Bend Environmental Center in Hopkinsville on Saturday, December 1st from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm. You can enjoy refreshments such as homemade cookies, apples, hot chocolate, and hot apple cider! Make Christmas cards for nursing home residents, create fun craft projects, learn about wintertime bird-feeding and fire safety, and have your photo* taken with Santa and Mrs. Claus!
Admission is $5 per car | $10 per bus (up to 15 passengers) | $15 per bus (16+ passengers) | Free for Military & First Responders
*(Additional $5 fee for photo with Santa)
For questions or more information on the event, call Charles Turner (RC&D Coordinator/Volunteer) at the Jeffers Bend office at 270-885-5600 or email [email protected]
Join the community for Torchlight Tales – a fall event tradition at Jeffers Bend! Our county historian William Turner will be telling the story of the Bell Witch–enjoy hot chocolate, cookies, and s’mores while you listen to tales by the campfire!
Jeffers Bend is located on Metcalfe Lane, just off the intersection with North Main Street. This evening of fun includes campfire tales, snacks, and parking. Admission tickets are available at these locations: Hopkinsville Electric System drive-thru, Hopkinsville Water Environment Authority drive-thru, Hopkinsville Parks and Recreation Department, and Jeffers Bend Environmental Center. Tickets may also be purchased at the gate.
* Admission – $5 per car | $10 per bus | free=military and first responders *
For more information, call Jeffers Bend at 270-885-5600.