City Reminder of Weekend Events in Streets, Parks
By WestKentuckyStar Staff
PADUCAH, KY - The City of Paducah reminds residents of weekend events that may affect access to parks or roads, in addition to some reminders about other events.
Downtown Walking Ghost Tours: Market House Theatre is hosting the Downtown Walking Ghost Tours on October 12, 13, and 19, 6:30-10 p.m. This fundraising event takes place on the public sidewalks along Jefferson Street, Kentucky, 2nd Street, Water Street, and the floodwall. Contact Market House Theatre for more information.
Running with a Purpose 5K to benefit St. Jude: The 5K course uses Noble Park, the Greenway Trail, and Stuart Nelson Park. Park entrances will remainopen during the run. The event will be Saturday morning.
Alzheimer’s Association Memory Walk: The 2012 Alzheimer's Association Memory Walk will be held Saturday morning at 9:30 a.m. in downtown Paducah. Walkers will leave the Carson Center and walk on sidewalks along Marine Way to Water Street. Once the walkers reach Jefferson Street, the participants will walk to the Farmer's Market parking lot and to Schultz Park. Walkers will walk along the riverfront and head back to the Carson Center. No streets will be closed, but please be careful and watch for the walkers.
Paint the Plugs Celebration: Paducah Renaissance Alliance (PRA) is holding the Paint the Plugs Celebration on Saturday. There will be food, live music, walking tours featuring the 15 fire hydrants, art galleries and studios, and an awards ceremony for Paint the Plugs winners. The celebration will be throughout Lower Town, but centralized at the Texaco Station at 7th and Madison Streets. The celebration will run from 12 noon to 4 p.m., with the awards ceremony at 2 p.m. Maps will be available at the Texaco Station marking the location of all the fire hydrants and open studios and galleries for the day. For more information on PRA or the Paint the Plugs Celebration, please visit the website atwww.paducahalliance.org.
Bikes on Broadway: Bring your family and friends out this Sunday for the final Bikes on Broadway of the year. Bikes on Broadway is a free event sponsored by Paducah Parks Services and BikeWorld in which Broadway between 4th and 17th Streets is closed to vehicular traffic. Bring your skateboard, roller skates, tricycle, wagon, bicycle, or just your feet to enjoy a quiet afternoon on Broadway. Broadway will be closed to vehicular traffic from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. to allow for a safe riding environment. BikeWorld will be set up at 17th Street to provide biking information and mechanical help. This is the fifth year for Bikes on Broadway.