Community Events, June 10

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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.

Cannelton Legion meeting
CANNELTON – There will be no regular monthly meeting for the Cannelton Legion Auxiliary Tuesday. The group will host its meeting at 6 p.m. June 18 at the post home in conjunction with the Legion and Sons of the Legion meeting.
The meeting will be a combined installation of officers for the three groups, along with a dinner. All members and their spouses are invited to attend. Members are asked to wear their shirts and take a side dish or dessert.
RSVPS are due by Tuesday to John Brunner at 608-1084.
Those who have not paid dues are asked to do so.

Youth Refuge to meet Tuesday

CANNELTON – Youth Refuge will have its next meeting from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Cotton Mill Apartment community room.
Those attending are asked to enter through the Adams St. entrance.
All children in the third grade and up are invited to attend. A short Bible lesson, games and a snack will be provided. Children are asked to take a friend who has never been to the meetings to receive a special prize.
For further details, send e-mail to marknorthener@gmail.com. Youth Refuge is sponsored by First Baptist Church in Cannelton.

Spots for swim lessons still available
TELL CITY – There are still open spots for public swimming lessons at the JFK Pool in Tell City. Les-sons will begin Tuesday. If interested, call the pool at 719-2876.
The pool will be closed June 28 through June 30 for a conference swim meet.

Go karts at Branchville
BRANCHVILLE – Go-kart races will be held at the Branchville Conservation Club Saturday.
Races will begin at 6 p.m. and the public is invited to attend.

Father’s Day special at St. Meinrad Legion
ST. MEINRAD – St. Meinrad American Legion will sell ribeye and fried-chicken dinners Sunday in honor of Father’s Day.
Dinners include a choice of potato, salad, slaw or cottage cheese. Meals will be sold from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Football families meeting June 17
LEOPOLD – Perry Central football families are invited to a meeting at 6 p.m. June 17 in the high-school study hall room.

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 p.m.

Veterans benefits talk June 25
TELL CITY – Oakwood Health Campus will host a veterans benefits workshop June 25.
Two sessions with Veterans Financial will be held at 2 and 6 p.m.
Light refreshments will be provided. 
RSVPs need to be made by calling 547-2333.

Blood donation opportunity
EVANSTON – The American Red Cross will host a blood drive Sunday at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Evanston. The drive will be from 8 a.m. to noon in the fellowship hall.
Those wishing to donate are asked to take identification. All blood types are needed. St John’s Church is locate one half mile west of New Boston at 12308 E. County Road 1160 North. For more information, call 547-2007.

GOPerry breakfast Saturday
TELL CITY – GOPerry Club will sponsor a breakfast at 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Ponderosa. Judge Lucy Goffinet will be the guest speaker and everyone is welcome to attend.
The club will continue monthly presentations by local groups throughout the year. For more information, contact Gayle Strassell at 547-2262.

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.