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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-mail-ed to email@example.com. Please include a telephone number.
Parent enrichment program Friday
TELL CITY – The Lincoln Hills Development Corp. Early Head Start invites the public to attend a parent-enrichment program scheduled 11 a.m. to noon Friday at LHDC Early Head Start, located at 321 Ninth Street in Tell City.
The November topic is budgeting with speaker Brenda Hagedorn of the Purdue Extension Service. Light refreshments will be served.
For more information, contact Kelly Luker at 619-1842.
Eagles Bluff closed on weekends
PERRY COUNTY – Perry County Parks and Recreation Director Adam Tempel announced recently that Eagles Bluff Park in Cannelton will be closed weekends during the winter.
The park will be reopened to patrons on weekends beginning in March.
Gospel sing at Little Pigeon Saturday
LAMAR – Little Pigeon Baptist Church, located two-tenths of a mile east of U.S. 231 on County Road 1250 N., in Spencer County will host a gospel sing Saturday at the church.
Special guest singers will be Rejoicing Souls. Refreshments will be served at 6 p.m. and singing will begin at 7 p.m.
All are welcome to attend.
Blood drive in Chrisney today
SPENCER COUNTY – The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive from 3 to 7 p.m. today in the main room of the Spencer County 4-H Youth and Community Center, located at the junction of U.S. 231 and Indiana 70 in Chrisney.
All donors will be entered into a drawing to win a $1,000 Visa gift card. To schedule an appointment, call (800) RED CROSS. Walk-ins are always welcome.
Derby cemetery meeting Thursday
DERBY – An informational meeting for St. Mary’s Cemetery in Derby will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday at Derby Tavern. The group will discuss improvements and policies for the cemetery.
Deer hunters breakfast at Branchville lodge
BRANCHVILLE – The Branchville Masonic Lodge will hold breakfasts for deer hunters from 5 to 11 a.m. Saturday and Sunday.
The menu will include sausage gravy, biscuits, sausage and biscuits, ham and biscuits, eggs and omelets, coffee, orange juice and soft drinks. Everyone is welcome to attend.
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.
DAR Christmas party Dec. 6
CANNELTON – The Lafayette Spring Daughters of the American Revolution will hold their annual Christmas party for members at 5:30 p.m. Dec. 6. Hostess will be Rebecca Fenn.
Anyone interested in joining the DAR may contact regent Lena Joyal at 547-0061.
Breakfast for veterans Dec. 7
TELL CITY – A free breakfast for all veterans is planned for 9 to 11 a.m. Dec. 7 at Tell City American Legion Post 213 to remember Pearl Harbor.
The breakfast will be served by the legion auxiliary unit and mark the anniversary of the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor.
Legion children’s Christmas party
TELL CITY – Tell City American Legion Post 213 will host its annual children’s Christmas party at noon Dec. 9 at the post home. Children of Legion, Legion Auxiliary and Sons of the American Legion members are invited to attend.
Attendance forms for children can be picked up at the post home after 3 p.m. Completed forms are due back at the post no later than Saturday.
Red Cross blood drive at St. John’s Lutheran
NEW BOSTON – St. John’s Lutheran Church, a half mile south of New Boston on County Road 1160 North, will host a Red Cross blood drive Dec. 9.
Those wishing to donate may do so between 8 a.m. and noon.
Youth Refuge meeting Dec. 11
CANNELTON – The Youth Refuge group will host its monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 11 at the Cannelton Cotton Mill Community Room for children in grades 3 and up.
The lesson will be the Christmas story from the Bible. There will be crafts, cupcakes and juice and a small gift for each of the kids.
These meetings are open to all local children.
For more information about the group, visit www. facebook.com/youthrefuge 2012.
VNA Plus plans screenings
TELL CITY – The Visiting Nurse Association Plus conducts blood-pressure and blood-sugar screenings each month at Twilight Towers.
There will be no screenings in November due to the Thanksgiving holiday.
The next screening will be from 9 to 10 a.m. Dec. 27. For more information, call VNA at 547-7967.
Zumba classes at Perry Central
LEOPOLD – Zumba classes are held at Perry Central at 6:30 p.m. Mondays in the school cafetorium.
Classes will last for one hour and cost for is $5 every Monday. A portion of each month’s proceeds will be donated to a charitable cause.
Everyone is invited to participate.
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 will be 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.
Hoosier Days in Florida
SEBRING, Fla. – Indiana residents visiting Florida during the winter months are invited to the annual Hoosier Days Feb. 3 at Homers Buffet, on the corner of Highway 27 and Sebring Parkway across from Wal-Mart, in Sebring.
Sign in for the lunch will be at 11 a.m. and the meal will begin at noon.
St. John to hold annual Christmas bazaar
NEW BOSTON – St. John’s Lutheran Church, located a half-mile west of New Boston, will host their annual Christmas bazaar from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.
There will be crafts, homemade candy, apple dumplings, baked goods including springerlies, quilts, blankets, turnip slaw, turnip kraut and much more.
There will also be “special soup” sold by the gallon. Those interested in purchasing the soup must take their own containers.
Soup, sandwiches and pie will be available throughout the day. Everyone is welcome to attend.
Bristow Christian Church lunch Dec. 8
BRISTOW – The Bristow Christian Church will host a lunch at noon Dec. 8, followed by a showing of the movie, “Hiding Place.”
More information will be available closer to the event. Everyone is welcome to attend.