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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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include a telephone number.
St. Michael Turkey bingo scheduled
CANNELTON – The St. Michael turkey bingo tournament has been set for 2 p.m. Nov. 21 at the Cannelton Community Center. Tickets are $2 for 25 games.
There will be 20 turkeys and five jackpots. A raffle will also be held for various prizes and money.
For more information, contact the church at 547-4388.
No November planning commission meeting set
FERDINAND – With no pressing business to conduct, there will be no November meeting of the executive board of the Indiana 15 Regional Planning Commission.
Advance notice will be sent for the next scheduled meeting.
VNA to offer blood-pressure, blood-sugar screenings
TELL CITY – Visiting Nurse Association will offer free blood-pressure and blood-sugar screenings at Wal-Mart and Twilight Towers in Tell City.
Screenings are scheduled from 8:30 to 10 a.m. Tuesday at Wal-Mart and from 9 to 10 a.m. Nov. 23 at Twilight Towers. For more information call VNA at 547-7967.
Horseman’s club euchre tourney
TELL CITY – The Southern Indiana Horseman’s Club will have a euchre tourney Saturday, Nov. 20 at the clubhouse on Summer Road, just north of Tell City.
The event is open to the public. Doors open at 6 p.m. with games starting at 7 p.m. Hot dogs, chili and coffee will be served. For more information, call 836-2127 or 836-2244.
Local woman to sell items at museum event
EVANSVILLE – The Evansville Museum will present a shopping experience in the Museum’s Old Gallery Friday and Saturday. Artists and craftsmen will offer wearable art, jewelry and sophisticated home décor from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. both days.
Admission is $5 and a portion of all sales benefits the Evansville Museum.
Kathy Pohl Finley of Tell City will attend with her marbled silk-scarves, journals, gift boxes, artwork, antiques and more.
Civil War buffs to meet Nov. 27
TELL CITY – The next Civil War roundtable meeting will be at 1 p.m. Saturday Nov. 27 at the Tell City-Perry County Public Library.
The meeting is open to the public.
For more information, contact Frank Sandage at (904) 309-3401.
Karaoke contest at the Legion
TELL CITY – Tell City American Legion Post 213 is sponsoring a karaoke contest Friday nights at the Legion until Dec. 17.
Qualifying rounds are happening now and final judging will be Dec. 17.
To qualify, contestants must appear four out of the 13 weeks. Special awards will be given for perfect attendance. Judging will be by members of local bands.
Cash prizes will be given Dec. 17
Doors will open at 6 p.m. with qualifying starting at 7. Cover charge is $2 per person. A cash bar and grill will be open at 6 p.m.
For more information, contact Richard Weatherholt at 548-4574 or 719-7434.
Snowbirds to meet in February
SEBRING, Fla. – An annual gathering of local residents who flock to Florida for the winter months will be held at 11 a.m. Feb. 5 at Homer’s Restaurant in Sebring, Fla.
The group will meet for lunch and fellowship. Drawings will be made for prizes.
As in the past, attendees will pay at the door, be directed to the correct room and a collection will be made for the waitress’ tip. No reservations are required.
For more information call (812) 686-0542
Mums for Relay
TELL CITY – German American’s lobbies are blooming, even though the leaves are falling. Each location is selling mums to benefit the German American Relay for Life team. Plants are $5 each.
For more information, call 547-7025.
K of C offers dinner service to public
TELL CITY – The Knights of Columbus, 947 11th St., opens its dining room to the public and serves dinners from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday nights.
Fiddlers, catfish filets and tilapia will be offered each week along with fried chicken and ribeye steaks on special.
Dine in or carryout is available. To check the special of the week, call the club at 547-3621 or check the marquee at the club.
VFW cornhole tourneys Fridays
TELL CITY – Tell City Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2939 hosts a cornhole tourney every Friday at the post home. Last season and new players are invited to attend.
For more information, call the VFW at 547-4756 or Kerry James at 608-0217.
Perry County chess club to meet Nov. 23
TELL CITY – The Perry County Chess Club will convene its monthly gathering from 5:45 to 7:45 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 23 at the Tell City-Perry County Public Library.
Chess instruction will be given for 30 minutes before participants are allowed to play games for the remaining time.
All participants, including beginners, are welcome to attend.
For more information, contact the library at 547-2661.