Learn more about Hopkinsville’s earliest settlers while making our community a brighter place. Folks will receive a brief training on how to document and clean historic tombstones safely before grabbing a bucket and brush. This program is free to attend, and the museum will provide all supplies.
The residency event will be presented in each Christian County High School. Event time is subject to change.
Staging Shakespeare – This signature workshop introduces elements of Shakespeare and drama while practicing teamwork and problem solving. Students work through the rehearsal process using Shakespeare’s text to create their own uniquely staged, student-driven performance piece. Students will follow the history of acting while learning the fundamentals of the craft through group improvisational exercises led by an artist educator. They will explore acting tools and techniques from rehearsal to performance.
What & Why:
Do you have a vision in 2020 to start your small business?
Register to attend MEDI’s Startup Hoptown workshop. Learn the steps and process to startup and strategies to grow your small business while writing a plan that will capture the attention of lenders, investors, and partners. At the end, you will know how to draft your business plan and better prepared to launch your startup.
Anyone and everyone thinking, planning and or praying about starting a small business AND those that have recently launched.
Saturday, February 22, 2020 at 2:00-4:00 pm.
MEDI, Inc., 1101A South Main St., Hopkinsville, KY
In this warrior workshop at Elements of Self Defense, participants will be exploring how ninja taijutsu can be applied in the sport of boxing.
Teaching concepts will include:
-Wrapping Your Hands
-Fundamental Boxing Strikes
-Ninja Kamae for Boxing
-Ninja Footwork for Boxing
-Ninja Counters against Boxing Strikes
There will be light sparring included in this workshop, so don’t forget your boxing gloves. Don’t have any boxing gloves? Pick them up in the EOSD pro-shop here – eosd.tv/paddedgear
For more information on this and other workshops at EOSD, please call 931-614-0405 or visit www.elementsofselfdefense.com.
Join your friends at the Library for the once-a-month knitting class! In December, participants will be making slippers and learning about basic knitting techniques.
Join the new once-a-month knitting class at the Hopkinsville-Christian County Public Library. The October project will be a dishcloth, and attendees will learn beginner knitting techniques. Techniques to be learned: Casting on, knit stitch, purl stitch, cast off.
One Day Queen Grafting Work Shop! The Pennyrile Beekeepers Association is proud to have Chris Renfrow, KSBA President, and member of Kentucky Queen Breeders Association to present queen grafting.
Seating is limited to 20 people. Class will include all tools needed to graft! $30 per person, check or money order to:
Pennyrile Beekeepers Association
c/o Patrick Stallons
6400 Old Madisonville Road
Hopkinsville, KY 42240
Class will be held Saturday May 4th, 8 am to 4 pm, at the Christian County UK Extension Office – University of Kentucky, 2850 Pembroke Road, Hopkinsville, KY 42240.
Questions or for more information:
Contact: Patrick Stallons at 270-839-3040 or Chris Renfrow at 270-556-0853
Join the new once-a-month knitting club at the Hopkinsville-Christian County Public Library. Registration is required. The first project will be a dishcloth, which can be finished during the May 24 class or can be taken home if you bring your own size 9 knitting needles. Techniques to be learned: Casting on, knit stitch, purl stitch, cast off.
On Thursday March 7th at 5:00 P.M. Music Central of Hopkinsville will be hosting a FREE rudimental drum clinic by J. Andrew Porter. Sgt. 1st Class Porter of the US Army Hellcats from West Point will be focusing on rudimental drumming, history, and making music for a living. Clinic is open to anyone wishing to attend. If you’re a drummer, you won’t want to miss this opportunity to hear one of our nation’s finest musicians. Make plans to attend now.
Sergeant First Class J. Andrew Porter joined the West Point Band in May 2005 as a rudimental drummer in the band’s field music group, the Hellcats. As a member of the Hellcats, Sgt. 1st Class Porter has performed and presented for Drum Corps International World Championships, the Percussive Arts Society International Convention, the KoSA percussion workshops, and the Texas Music Educators Association. Prior to his appointment with the Hellcats, Sgt. 1st Class Porter was an assistant band director at Barren County High School in Glasgow, Kentucky. He also served two years as percussion specialist for the J.J. Pearce High School cluster of bands in Richardson, Texas, and in 1996 was part of the instructional staff for Nite Express Drum and Bugle Corps. Sgt. 1st Class Porter holds a Bachelor of Music Education from Western Kentucky University and a Master of Music in percussion performance from Louisiana State University. His primary teachers include Dr. Christopher S. Norton, Dr. Michael G. Kingan, Timothy K. Adams, Jr., Conrad Alexander, and Scott Ford. As a concert percussionist, Sgt. 1st Class Porter has performed with the New York Philharmonic, the Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra, the Natchez Opera Festival Orchestra, the Dallas Wind Symphony, and the Brevard Music Center Orchestra. As a rudimental percussionist, he performed in the snare line of the North Canton, Ohio, Bluecoats Drum and Bugle Corps from 1993-1995, and was the snare line section leader for the 1996 WGI Independent World Class Champion Music City Mystique from Nashville, Tennessee. In addition to freelance performance opportunities in the lower Hudson Valley area, Sgt. 1st Class Porter regularly performs with the West Point Band’s Concert Band, Percussion Ensemble, and Steel Band. As a clinician, Sgt. 1st Class Porter frequently presents clinics and master classes covering marching and concert percussion techniques for university and high school students. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and son, woodworking, and cycling.