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Community Events, June 20

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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.

K of C chicken dinner Sunday
TELL CITY – Knights of Columbus Council 1172 will sell chicken dinners Sunday behind the club house on the corner of 11th and Tell streets in Tell City.
Serving will begin at 10:30 a.m. Cost is $7.50 and meals will include half a chicken, creek fries and green beans.

Perry County Marines to meet Saturday
PERRY COUNTY – Due to a conference schedule in Clarksville, the Perry County Marines will meet at 2 p.m. Saturday at 537 N. Seventh Street in Cannelton.
For more information, contact Jeff Devillez at 719-9325.

Yard sale to benefit Eddie Cronin scholarship

TELL CITY – A yard sale and more event to benefit the Eddie Cronin Memorial Scholarship will be from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Indiana Realty and Auction, 331 Main St., in Tell City.
There will be a yard sale, bake sale, raffles, flea market and concessions.
For more information or to donate, call Emily Roark at 719-4511 or Ann Piper at 719-3298.

Yard sales to benefit park

DERBY – A Derby community yard sale will be held beginning at 8 a.m. Saturday during the annual Riverfest. Sales will be held next to the general store.
Proceeds from the sales will benefit the community park on the riverfront.
To donate items, call 836-2356.

Down Memory Lane program
TELL CITY – The June program for Tell City Historical Society will be titled “Down Memory Lane” and will take place Monday.
In 1936, without the luxury of digital devices or today’s modern conveniences, the Anderson family recorded the details of their 2,000-mile trip, down to the cost of gum and the length of each journey.  The event will begin at 6 p.m.

Pool closed for swim meet
TELL CITY – The JFK Pool in Tell City will be closed June 28 through June 30 for a conference swim meet.

Veterans benefits talk Tuesday

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.

Family fun night at Early Head Start
TELL CITY – Lincoln Hills Development Corp. Early Head Start invites the public to attend a family-fun night from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Early Head Start Center, 321 Ninth Street, Tell City.
Rachel Metzger of Butler Dentistry will be the guest speaker and the topic is dental care. A carnival with games and prizes will follow.
The event will be open to parents and children ages birth through 3 years old. A meal will be provided to all who attend.
For more information or to RSVP, contact Kelly Luker at (812) 619-1842.

Health-care reform seminar June 27
TELL CITY – The Perry County Chamber of Commerce will host a free seminar on health-care reform from 8 to 9 a.m. June 27 at the chamber office.
Some questions that will be answered include “What is health-care reform?” “What does the upcoming deadline mean for my business?” and “Will I be ready for the 2014 mandates?”

Tractor Association to meet

BRANCHVILLE – The Ohio Valley Tractor Association will meet at 7 p.m. June 27 at the Branchville Conservation Club.

Donations sought for yard sale
TELL CITY – The Humane Society of Perry County will host a yard sale from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. June 28 and from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 29 at Democrat headquarters, 1120 Rubens St. in Tell City.
Donations are being accepted at Orscheln Farm and Home in Tell City through June 26. Items may also be dropped off from 3 to 7 p.m. June 27 at the Democrat headquarters.
For more information, call Yvonne Carter at 836-4842.

Summer music series in Cannelton
CANNELTON – The Cannelton Foundation will host an outdoor music event called “Cannelcade of Music” from 7 to 10 p.m. June 28 in the city’s Gazebo Park on Washington Street.
Admission is free and concessions will be available. Cannelcade of Music is a summer music series with local performers singing hit songs. Guests are encouraged to take lawn chairs. In case of rain, Cannelcade of Music will be held in the Community Center on Fourth Street.
For more information, contact Ralph Terry at 719-0449.

Golf scramble for New Boston VFD June 30
NEW BOSTON – The New Boston Volunteer Fire Department will hold a golf scramble June 30 at the Christmas Lake Village.
Shotgun start will be at 1 p.m. Cost is $50 per person.
To sponsor a hole for the event, call the New Boston Tavern at 547-5539.

Steel Guitars concert June 30
DERBY – Steel Guitars will be in concert from noon to 4 p.m. June 30 at the Cedar Valley Park in Derby. Smoky McCoy will be one of the guest vocalists.
Concessions will be available and admission to the concert is free. Those attending are advised to take lawn chairs.
For more information, call Dennis Howell at 836-2311.

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 design-ed 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.

Oakwood’s day at the movies

TELL CITY – Oakwood and Care One Home Health will host a senior citizens day at the movies every third Wednesday of the 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.

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.