Calendar of Events

What's happening in Paris and Henry County, TN

MARCH

  • MARCH 15 – St. Patty’s Day Luncheon at First Christian Church. For great food and fellowship stop by from 11 am- 1 pm. For more information check out the great article in the Spotlight of this issue or call 731-642-3181.
  • MARCH 17 – April 12 – Paris Henry County Arts Council is presenting the 27th Annual Photo Showcase entitled Captured Moments: A Photography Show at the W.G. Rhea Library. Reception from 2-4 pm on March 17. Admission is free. Call 731- 642-3955 for more information.
  • MARCH 19 – Optimist Club Spaghetti Lunch at First United Methodist Church. Dine in or carry out from 11 am-2 pm and from 4-7 pm. For more information call 731-642-4764.
  • MARCH 23 – Paris Landing State Park Picnic Area Walk with Campfire & Smores from 3:30-5:30 pm. Meet Ranger Utley at the swimming pool area parking lot. Price is $5. To register or for more information call 731-641-4465.
  • MARCH 23 – Mac Powell and the Family Reunion will perform at 8 pm at the Krider Performing Arts Center. For more information call 731- 644- 2517.
  • MARCH 25-29 – Spring Break for all the kiddos in the Henry County School System and the Paris Special School District.
  • APRIL 4 – Head over to Farm Bureau on Poplar St. and join them as they host Henry County Medical Center with a free community health screening from 8:30-10:30 am. For more information call 731-642-9082.
  • APRIL 4 – Lie down, give blood, eat a snack, save a life. Lifeline Bloodmobile is at First United Methodist Church from noon – 6:00 pm.
  • APRIL 5-6 – DPA “April in Paris” Spring Open House in beautiful Downtown Paris. Be on the lookout for special prices and activities at all the unique stores. For more information call 731- 653-7274.
  • APRIL 6 – 4th Annual “Light Up The Night For Our Superheroes” 1 mile glow walk and sky lantern release presented by Easton’s Angels. Events kick off at 5 pm at the Henry County High School. Come dressed in your best glow attire and enjoy the bake sale, games, inflatables and raffle, or have your picture made with superheroes or Elsa from Frozen. Also, the Ray Lewis Band will play and there will be plenty of food. For more information check out Easton’s Angels on Facebook.
  • APRIL 6 – Relay For Life/Kenya Missions Yard Sale in the First United Methodist Church Life Center from 7 am – 12 pm. For more information call 731-642-4764.
  • APRIL 8 – Lego Free Play at the W. G. Rhea Library from 3:30-4:30 pm. For more information call 731-642-1702.
  • APRIL 13 – Centurion: A One Man Show with actor and playwright Richard Garey at the KPAC 7 pm. For tickets and more information call 731- 644-2517.
  • APRIL 14 – MAY 10 – Paris Henry County Arts Council presents the 34th Annual Artist Showcase at the Lee Academy for the Arts. Admission is free. For information call 731-642- 3955.
  • APRIL 14 – Palm Sunday
  • APRIL 15-19 – Holy Week Services are held each day at noon at a local church. Brief services are followed by a light lunch. For more information call 731- 642-4681 or 731-642-5074.
  • APRIL 18- Teen Glow in the Dark Egg Hunt at W.G. Rhea Library from 7:30 -8:30 pm. For more information call 731-642-1702. APRIL 19 – Good Friday!
  • APRIL 20 – 28- World’s Biggest Fish Fry events – See schedule on the inside back cover! Don’t forget to hug those hard-working Jaycees!
  • APRIL 20 – The World’s Biggest Fish Fry 5K Hushpuppy Dash is at 8 a.m. at Henry County High School. Register at 7 am; entry fee $20.00 or $15.00 if preregistered. Call 731-644-1143 or visit www.worldsbiggestfishfry.com. See complete Calendar of Events on the inside back cover of magazine.
  • APRIL 20 – The Henry County Fairgrounds is a happenin’ place! Head on out for the Demolition Derby at 7 pm. For more information visit www.worldsbiggestfishfry.com
  • APRIL 21 – Happy Easter! Rejoice, He is risen!
  • APRIL 21 – Easter Sunrise Service is on the front steps of First United Methodist Church; breakfast, contemporary and traditional services follow throughout the morning. Call 731-642-4764.
  • APRIL 24 – Administrative Professional’s Day
  • APRIL 24 – Fish, fish and more fish! The all you can eat FISH TENT OPENS at the Henry County Fairgrounds from 5-9 pm. Adults eat for $12 and children 6-12 years old eat for $8. After you eat, head over and check out the carnival! APRIL 25 & 26- Masquerade Jewelry & Accessories Sale all day on the ground floor of Henry County Medical Center to benefit the HCMC Auxiliary. Beautiful jewelry at rock bottom prices and all to support a fine hard-working group of volunteers that use these funds for scholarships and purchasing items for the hospital. For more information call 731-644- 8531.
  • APRIL 26– No School! PSSD and Henry County Schools are closed to celebrate the World’s Biggest Fish Fry. Parade starts at 10:00 am.
  • APRIL 27 – Small Fry Parade at 10 am in beautiful downtown Paris, followed immediately by the Catfish Races at 10:30 am on the courthouse lawn.
  • MAY 2- Don’t forget to save a life today! Stop by First United Methodist Church and visit the Lifeline Bloodmobile from noon-6 pm.
  • MAY 2 – National Day of Prayer
  • MAY 3 – Spring Gathering Luncheon at First United Methodist Church. 11 am-1 pm in the Christian Life Center. Tickets available at the door; dine in or take out. Call 731-642-4764.
  • MAY 4 – Carl Perkins Center Cast-NBlast Fishing/Hunting Event at the Paris Landing State Park Marina. For more information call 731-642-8455.
  • MAY 5 – Cinco de Mayo!
  • MAY 6 -10- Don’t forget to thank a teacher during Teacher Appreciation Week. MAY 10- Dress up those special little girls in your lives and head to W. G. Rhea Public Library for a special evening with Fancy Nancy. Registration is required by calling 731-642-1702.
  • MAY 12 – Remember your Mom! It’s Mother’s Day.
  • MAY 17 – Henry County High School graduation. Congratulations grads! For more information, call 731-642- 5232.
  • MAY 22 –Summer break is here… for some! The last day of school for everyone in the Henry County School System.
  • MAY 24 – Summer break starts with an abbreviated day for the kiddos in the Paris Special School District.
  • MAY 27– Memorial Day! Remember our Veterans. Be sure and attend the various scheduled events for our heroes around town. For more information call 731-642-5212 or 731-653-PARIS.
  • MAY 28 – Get out and enjoy the beautiful cars at the Downtown Cruise-In at 5:30 pm with Rockin’ Randall French playing. For more information call 731-653-PARIS or log onto www.VisitDowntownParis.com.
  • JUNE 1- PARIS! In the Summer is out!!! Visit MyParisMagazine.com for distribution locations.

Ongoing Events

  • Come Play Inside – The Paris Civic Center has an indoor pool, track, weights and fitness machines. Pay by the visit or become a member. Located on Volunteer Drive, call 731-644-2517.
  • Pickin’ n’ Grinnin’ – Jam with fellow country music lovers or just listen in at the Civic Center every Tuesday (except the second Tuesday) and Friday night at 7pm. Call 731-641-7577 or 731-641- 0562.
  • Get Artsy – Learn to play an instrument, sing, paint, create pottery and more. Visit www.schoolforthearts.com.
  • Latest Films – Enjoy six screens and the latest movie releases at the Parisian Theatre on Jim Adams Drive. Info line is 731-642-7171.
  • Learn About Your Health – Henry County Medical Center offers FREE monthly seminars/screenings including Cardiac Rehab Nutrition, Shopping Smart, Joint Replacement, Chronic Disease Management, Childbirth, Medicare and more. Participants must pre-register at 731-644-3463 or www. hcmc-tn.org.
  • Need A Good Book To Read? – Head over to the W.G. Rhea Public Library. You can find something to read, check out a DVD, or find something cool for the kiddos to do. Get ready for the summer Reading Program! For more information call 731-642-1702.
  • Let’s Go Fishin’- Paris Landing Marina has lots of Fishing Tournaments coming up! So grab a pole and head out to beautiful Kentucky Lake. For more information contact Rob Marcum at 731-641-4474.
  • Wine Anybody? – Make a day of it and go wine tasting at Paris Winery. The scenery is always beautiful and the wine impeccable. For upcoming events, such as Concerts in the Vineyard, log onto pariswinery.com or call 731-644-9500.

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