Community Events, May 23

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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.

Farmers market meeting today
TELL CITY – A farmers market meeting will be held at 10 a.m. today at the Tell City Depot.
A conventions and visitors bureau meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m.

Humane Society meeting
PERRY COUNTY – The Humane Society of Perry County is planning a spring appreciation meeting for its members.
For more information, contact Jim Carter at 836-4138 or 836-4842.

LHDC Relay for Life yard sale

TELL CITY – The Lincoln Hills Development Corp. Relay for Life team will host a yard sale from 4 to 6 p.m. today and from 7 to 11 a.m. Friday at 321 Ninth St., in Tell City, in the left side of the building.
New items will be added daily and the sales will occur whether rain or shine.

VFW breakfast Saturday
TELL CITY – Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2939 will host a buffet breakfast from 7:30 to 11 a.m. Saturday. Cost is $6.50. The public is invited to attend.

CPR class registration open
PERRY COUNTY – A CPR class will be held Saturday, and registration is now open to anyone who wishes to participate.
These classes sponsored by American Red Cross will be at the Tell City branch of the Perry County Public Library. The Web site to register for a class is www.redcross.org. To register, click on the tab ‘Take a class.’  For more information call 843-4747.

Golf scramble June 2
TELL CITY – A Golf Four the Girls fundraiser golf scramble will begin at 1 p.m. June 2 at the Hoosier Heights Country Club in Tell City.
The public is invited to participate by forming four-person teams. Cost is $40 per person. To sign up, call the country club at 547-2196 or contact Cassie Feldpausch at (270) 302-6006.

Novice ghost hunt in Cannelton
CANNELTON – The Tell City Ghost Hunters will host a novice hunt at the Perry County Museum in Cannelton from 7 p.m. to 3 a.m. June 8.
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 548-8740. Proceeds from the event will go to the Perry County Museum.

Golf scramble for New Boston VFD
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.

Derby Riverfest set for June 22
DERBY – Derby Community Association is accepting applications for vendor space for the Derby Riverfest June 22 at Mulzer Park in Derby.
Fest activities will include a flea market, community yard sales, antique tractor and gas engine show, a tractor pull for kids, free kids games, a 5K run-walk, a bowfishing tournament and live entertainment.
Food, beverages and wine tasting will also be available. Proceeds from the event will benefit the community association.
If you’re interested in setting up a booth, contact Mary Holland at 836-4403 or send e-mail to derbyassociation@gmail.com.
Check the Derby Riverfest Facebook page for information and updates.

German American Relay fundraisers underway
PERRY COUNTY – German American locations in Tell City are conducting annual sales of petunias and French Ridge candles to raise funds for Perry County Relay for Life.
Petunias are available for $5.50 each or two for $10. Candles are $6 each.
For more information, contact Dana Haughee at 547-7025.

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.

Santa Claus Legion poker games

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

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 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 ask-ed 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.