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Datebook: August 4 - Metropolitan Fish Fry, Mississippian-Inspired Art, Citizens' Police Academy

The Hotel Metropolitan in Paducah hosts a fish fry this Friday starting at 11 a.m. The menu features fish, white beans, slaw, cornbread, and homemade chow-chow. The Wheelhouse Rousters perform live music from 5 to 6:30. Orders can be called in at (270) 994-1783. 

Wickliffe Mounds State Historic Site hosts a Mississippian-Inspired Art Workshop this Saturday from 10 to 3. The event includes a presentation on Mississippian art and decoration styles, followed by a chance to use gourds, canvas, clay, or paint to create a work of art. The workshop is open to ages 14 and up. For more information, visit

The Paducah Police Department is now taking applications for its 2015 Citizens’ Police Academy, which starts August 13. The free program is open to adults living in Paducah, McCracken County, or the surrounding area. Classes meet on Thursday nights for 11 weeks. Find more information and an application at

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Kala Dunn is a native of Princeton, Ky. She’s a 2006 graduate of the Interlochen Arts Academy with a concentration in flute performance and a 2010 graduate of Murray State University with a B.M. in piano performance. She lives in Hamlin, Ky.
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