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I've got better things to do.....than experiment with drugs or alcohol.

Research shows that strengthening protective factors such as strong and positive family bonds and increased parental and social involvement are important principles for prevention of youth substance abuse.  There are tons of opportunities in Murray and Calloway County to do just that!

Free Events

November 2019

November 4, Medical Nutrition Therapy:  Weight Loss Surgery & Diabetes.  Held monthly for those who are considering weight loss surgery or who have had weight loss surgery.  Held at Bariatric Solutions in the Medical Arts Building, 300 South 8th Street, Suite 100 West in Murray.  This group class is insurance billable and requires a Medical Nutrition Therapy referral from your primary care physician. If you are a current Bariatric Solutions patient, we already have your referral.  Register TODAY!  270.762.1547

November 6, Benton Alzheimer Care Giver Support Group.  The Alzheimer's & Other Dementia Support Group for Caregivers meets every 1st Wednesday of each month from 10:00-11:00 am in the Marshall County Public Library. This support group is designed with caregivers in mind, but all are welcome! Teresa Thompson is the facilitator. A variety of resource materials on Alzheimer's Disease and other dementias is available upon request.  For more information, call 270.762.1224.

November 7, Murray Alzheimer Care Giver Support Group.  The Alzheimer's & Other Dementia Support Group for Caregivers meets every 1st Thursday of each month from 10:00-11:00 am in the Murray Calloway County Senior Center. This support group is designed with caregivers in mind, but all are welcome! Teresa Thompson is the facilitator. A variety of resource materials on Alzheimer's Disease and other dementias is available upon request.  For more information, call 270.762.1224.​

November 7, Bariatric Support Group at 10:00 am held at the Bariatric office.  The Bariatric Support Group is for those who have undergone, or will be undergoing, bariatric surgery. Please call Bariatric Solutions at 270.762.1547 for more information.​​

November 12, Bariatric Support Group at 5:00 pm held at the Center for Health and Wellness in Murray.  The Bariatric Support Group is for those who have undergone, or will be undergoing, bariatric surgery. Please call Bariatric Solutions at 270.762.1547 for more information.​​

November 12, Parkinson's Disease Support Group.  This group meets each month at 11:00 am (eat at 11:30 am) for lunch and the meeting at 12:00 pm (usually with a speaker) in the Kelleher Room of the Weaks' Senior Citizens Center--for more information call 270.753.0929.

November 14, ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease) Support Group, 6:00 pm at the MCCH Board Room.  This support group is for anyone seeking support for ALS.  This includes those who are diagnosed with ALS or friends and family of someone with ALS, as well as those who have lost someone to ALS.  There is no cost and registration is not required. For more information, contact Mitzi Cathey at 270.293.1748.

November 15-16, MAG Holiday Sale at Springhill Suites by Marriott

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November 15-17, Holiday Open House Weekend

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November 21, NAMI (Mental Illness) Support Group at 6:30 pm.  This group is for family and friends of someone diagnosed with a mental illness such as bi-polar, major depression, schizophrenia, OCD, panic disorder, PTSD, or borderline personality disorder. Meets in the MCCH Educational Services Building located on the corner of 8th and Elm streets. For more information call Susan Phillips at 270.748.6133.

​​​November 21, Breastfeeding Support Group held at the Center for Health and Wellness from 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm.  This is a federal program that is funded by WIC.  The support group offers mother to mother support, facts about Breastfeeding and breast milk, changes in the mother's body, how to build confidence, how to overcome obstacles, and support for working mothers.  There is no cost and registration is not required.  Call Alycia Janow at 270.226.4776 for more information.

November 25, Stroke and Head Injury Support Group held at the MCCH Center for Health and Wellness from 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm.  A supportive environment for families, or individuals, who have experience or who are currently experiencing, the life changing impacts of stroke or head injury to meet and share support.  Registration is not required and there is no cost.   For more information, contact Cheryl at 270.293.9442.

November 26, Breast Cancer Support Group held this month at Applebee's in Murray at 5:30 pm.  A place for those who have battled, or are currently battling breast cancer.  Provides an opportunity to met with individuals who have had similar experiences in order to give and receive support.  There is no cost and registration is not required.  Call Evelyn at 270.489.2462 for more information.

​​December 2019

December 2, Medical Nutrition Therapy:  Weight Loss Surgery & Meal Planning.  Held monthly for those who are considering weight loss surgery or who have had weight loss surgery.  Held at Bariatric Solutions in the Medical Arts Building, 300 South 8th Street, Suite 100 West in Murray.  This group class is insurance billable and requires a Medical Nutrition Therapy referral from your primary care physician. If you are a current Bariatric Solutions patient, we already have your referral.  Register TODAY!  270.762.1547

December 6-7, Main Street Merriment Downtown Murray

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December 7, Rotary Light-Up Christmas Parade

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December 10, Diabetes Education, 9:00 am at the Calloway County Health Department.  Join us for a series of FREE diabetes education sessions to learn the latest information on managing diabetes, including healthy eating, developing an active lifestyle, taking medications and reducing health risks.  Classes will meet  December 10th, 12th , 17th and 19th and will be approximately 2 hours in length.  Call 270-753-3381 to sign up.

December 14, MSU Fall Graduation at the CFSB Center

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Ticketed Events

November 2019

November 1-10, Mamma Mia at the Playhouse in the Park

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November 2, MSU vs. Tennessee Tech at Roy Stewart Stadium

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November 16, MSU vs. Austin Peay at Roy Stewart Stadium

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November 21-23, MSU College Rodeo at MSU Cherry Expo Center

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December 2019

December 6-15, A Christmas Story at the Playhouse in the Park

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