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Community Events, July 1

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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-mailed to lifestyles@perrycountynews.com. Please include a telephone number.

Salsa workshop July 16
CHRISNEY – The public is invited to learn the basics of making and preserving salsa. Purdue Extension is hosting a hands-on salsa workshop from 6:30 to 8 p.m. July 16 at the Spencer County Youth and Community Center near Chrisney. 
Participants will prepare and take home a jar of freshly preserved salsa, along with all the skills needed to make more.
Cost is $5 per person and class size is limited. To register, call the extension office in Spencer County at (812) 649-6022.

Mud-volleyball tournament Sunday

SCHNELLVILLE – The Schnellville Community Club will sponsor a mud volleyball tournament Sunday. The event will be an open tournament, double-elimination with a 32 team limit.
Cash and shirt prizes will be awarded. Entry deadline is Thursday. Food and drinks will be available. Or more information, contact Myron or Donna Betz at (812) 389-2245.

Euchre tourney at Sportsman
FULDA – The Fulda Sportsman Club will host a euchre tourney July 13 at the club in Fulda. Doors will open at 6 p.m. with play beginning at 7 p.m.
There will be six 20-minute games with prizes awarded at the end of the night. Refreshments will be available and the public is welcome to attend.

Oakwood’s day at the movies
TELL CITY – Oakwood and Care One Home Health will host a senior citizens day at the movies the third Wednesday of each month at Tell City Cinemas.
A free movie will be shown with a choice of current films available, popcorn and a soft drink. Doors will open at noon and the movie will begin at 1.

Novice ghost hunt in Cannelton
CANNELTON – The Tell City Ghost Hunters will host a novice hunt at the Perry County Museum in Cannelton from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. July 20.
Novice hunts are designed for individuals who are interested in paranormal activity but are not a part of an organized team. The group will have equipment for participants to use.
Cost is $25 per person and only six tickets will be available. Tickets must be purchased in advance.
For more information, contact David or Angie Dykes by sending e-mail to tcgh2012@aol.com or calling 619-0778.
Proceeds from the event will go to the Perry County Museum.

Santa Claus Legion poker games
SANTA CLAUS – Santa Claus American Legion Post 242 conducts Texas Hold ’em poker tourneys the second and fourth Thursdays of each month.
Sign-in is from 5 to 6 p.m. Play begins at 6:15 p.m.

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 Resource 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.
Anyone is invited to schedule an appointment Saturdays, except the first of the month. Appointments can be made by calling 547-4500 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. Only two appointments per person per month are allowed. Inquiries about the church’s Sunday services are also welcome.

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.