Community events, Feb. 18

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The Perry County News is pleased to announce events of local interest as a service to our readers and the community. Information should be sent to The News at P.O. Box 309, Tell City, IN 47586.
Information can also be faxed to 547-2847 or e-mail-ed to lifestyles@perrycoun-tynews.com. Please include a telephone number.

Yoga class at TCJSHS Wednesday
TELL CITY – Tell City Junior-Senior High School will host a yoga class from 3:30 to 4:15 p.m. Wednesday in the auxiliary gym.
Staff, students and the community are welcome to the class. There will be no charge.

Perry Central band accepting donations
LEOPOLD – The Perry Central Band Boosters are now accepting donations for the band’s annual silent auction and vendors fundraiser.
To donate items for the silent auction, call Cathy Blair at 843-4174.
The group is also accepting vendors for the event. Booth cost is $10. Call Blair for more details.
The fundraiser will be held April 6 in the dome at Perry Central.
Proceeds from the event will go to purchasing equipment, gear, flags, color guard uniforms and other needed items for the band.

St. Michael annual fish dinners
CANNELTON – The members of St. Michael Catholic Church are again serving fish dinners the first six Fridays of lent.  
Meals are served from 4:30 to 7 p.m. each Friday.
The meals will include fried-fish fillets or cheese pizza, baked beans, coleslaw, cornbread, dessert and drink. The price is $7.50 for adults and $5 for children 6 years and under.
All meals are served in Father Marendt Hall in the basement of the church. Take-out meals and delivery are available.
Deliveries can be arranged by calling 547-3363 or 547-5800. The community is invited to attend to share food, fellowship and support St. Michael’s.
There will be no dinners served Good Friday, March 29.

K of C Lenten dinners Fridays
TELL CITY – The Knights of Columbus, 947 11th St., are serving Lenten dinners every Friday until March 29.
Serving is from 5 to 8 p.m. and meals are open to the public. For more information, call the K of C at 547-3621.

Euchre at the Fulda Sportsman Saturday
FULDA – The Fulda Sportsman Club will host a euchre tourney Saturday at the club in Fulda.
Doors will open at 6 p.m. with play beginning at 7. There will be six 20-minute games with prizes awarded at the end.  
Refreshments will be provided. The public is invited to attend.

Horseman Club sponsoring euchre games
TELL CITY – The Southern Indiana Horseman Club is hosting euchre games now through March. The next set of games will continue Saturday and March 2, 16 and 30.
Chili, hot dogs, desserts, soft drinks and coffee will be available at 6 p.m. with games at 7.  Cost at the door is $5 per person.
Prizes will be awarded for high points. First place will receive $50, second place $30 and third place $20.
Rules will be announced before each game.  For more information, call 836-2127 or 836-2052.

Euchre at Leopold Conservation Club
LEOPOLD – Euchre games will be held at the Leopold Conservation Club through April. Games will continue Saturday, March 9 and 23 and April 6.
Doors will open at 6 p.m. and games will start at 7. Food and refreshments will be available.

Legion dinners Sunday

TELL CITY – American Legion Post 213 in Tell City will sell fried chicken dinners beginning at noon Sunday at the post home.
Dinners will cost $4.95 and include two sides. Dine in or carry out will be available.

VFW breakfast Saturday
TELL CITY – Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2939 will host a buffet breakfast from 8 a.m. to 11.m. Saturday.
This event will also be a public open house. The community is invited and encouraged to attend.

Perry County day in Florida
VENICE, Fla. – Perry County Day on the Gulf Coast of Florida will be held Thursday. It is an annual gathering of southern Indiana Hoosiers living in Florida and organized by Perry County natives.
Snowbirds, vacationers and those with ties to the area are welcome to attend. There will be two events. The day will start with a lunch at 11 a.m. at the Habachi Grill, formerly Marco Polo’s, at 549 U.S. Highway 41 Bypass North in Venice.
Then a happy-hour gathering will meet from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Trader Vic’s, 351 N. Cattleman Road in Sarasota, Fla., just off I-75 at Fruitville.
For more information, contact Jeff at 547-5489 or Ann at (941) 925-3250.

VNA Plus plans screenings Feb. 27

TELL CITY – The Visiting Nurse Association Plus conducts blood-pressure and blood-sugar screenings each month at Twilight Towers. The next screening will be from 9 to 10 a.m. Feb. 27.
For more information, call VNA at 547-7967.

New Boston soup sale March 3
NEW BOSTON – The New Boston Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary will host its annual soup sale March 3 at the New Boston Fire Department.
Soup will be ready for pick up by noon and cost is $12 per gallon. All proceeds from the sale will go to the New Boston Fire Department.

DAR group to gather March 13
TELL CITY – The Lafayette Spring Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will meet at 5:30 p.m. March 13 at the Perry County Public Library – Tell City branch.
A program will be presented by Kandie Atkinson, administrative specialist with the Kentucky Land Office Branch. This meeting will be open to the public.
For more information, contact Regent Lena Joyal at 619-0708.

Zumba at Schergens Center

TELL CITY – Everbody’s in Tell City and Perry County Wellness are sponsoring Zumba classes at the Schergens Center at 6:30 p.m. every Monday.
Cost is $3 per class or $12 for five sessions. Perry County students are admitted to classes for free.
Those attending are asked to wear athletic shoes, take water and a towel and to arrive a few minutes early to sign in. Elementary children attending must be accompanied by an adult.

Zumba classes at Perry Central
LEOPOLD – Zumba classes are held at Perry Central at 6:30 p.m. in the school cafetorium each Wednesday during February.
Classes last one hour and cost is $5 each meeting. A portion of each month’s proceeds is donated to a charitable cause. Everyone is invited to participate.

HIV testing offered at health department

PERRY COUNTY – Did you know that someone becomes infected with HIV every 9.5 minutes?
Get tested and know your status, urges the AIDS Re-source Group of Evansville, which offers free and confidential HIV testing at the Perry County Health Department the second Tuesday of every month. Hours are 1 to 3 p.m.
For more information, contact the resource group at (812) 421-0059 or the county health department at 547-2746.

Living Bread Food Pantry open to public

TELL CITY – The Living Bread Food Pantry, an outreach program of Tell Street Baptist Church, offers prayer, Christian guidance and food to the needy families in the surrounding area.
Appointments can be made by calling 547-4500 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday.