101 Series

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Hummingbirds 101
July 16 | 7:00pm

Led by Naturalist John Pollpeter, LBL Woodlands Nature Station Hummingbirds 101 explores the fascinating lives of these tiny, winged wonders and learn about their amazing […]

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Our Paducah 101
July 25 | 7:00pm

Led by City Manager Jim Arndt, & Assistant City Manager Michelle Smolen Our Paducah is the City of Paducah’s roadmap for the future. As the […]

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Census 101: From A-Z and All Letters In-Between
August 1 | 7:00pm

Led by Mark J. Wattier, Partnership Specialist for the Jackson Purchase Wattier will discuss how the U. S. Census Bureau will count “everyone, once, in […]

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Emergency Preparedness 101
August 29 | 7:00pm

Led by meteorologist Beau Dodson Learn tips from local meteorologist Beau Dodson in being prepared in the event of severe weather, flooding, or possible earthquakes. […]

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The Making of the First Quilt Mural: The Quilt City USA Murals Project 101
September 5 | 7:00pm

Presented by Lead Artist Char Downs & Project Administrator Jay Downs Siska Ed.D. In this presentation  the unique mural project will be discussed including : […]

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Kentucky Divorce Workshop
September 26 | 7:00pm

Led by Catherine Fuller, staff attorney at Kentucky Legal Aid. In this 101 series workshop, Catherine Fuller, attorney at law, will give a presentation concerning the […]

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Case Closed: Death Investigations 101 with the Coroner
October 17 | 7:00pm

Led by Amanda Melton, McCracken County Coroner and Kentucky licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer In this program, Amanda will discuss the criteria for coroner investigations and the […]

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Protect Your Invention, Artwork, or Idea: Patents, Trademark, and Copyright 101
November 14 | 7:00pm

Led by Julie Tennyson, Marcum Tennyson Law Firm. Western Kentucky has many creative people who draw, make, tinker, perform, and invent. This seminar is geared […]

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History of Lone Oak, Kentucky and the Naming of McCracken County 101
December 12 | 7:00pm

With Roy Hensel portraying Dr. William C. Pepper & Virgil McCracken History comes alive in this lively, engaging presentation Lone Oak is a McCracken county community […]

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Introducing Daniel Boone, American Pathfinder
January 9 | 7:00pm

Led by author Ted Franklin Belue. Born in Pennsylvania in 1734, Boone remains a legendary figure. Myths about him abound: He was not the first […]

The History of the Blues 101
February 13 | 7:00pm

With American Blues Guitarist and singer, Lew Jetton.   Musical artist Lew Jetton takes a look back at the history of the uniquely American music genre […]


About the 101 Series
The 101 series sparks interest in a wide range of unique topics. Programs are free and open to the public and led by experts in their fields.