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Community Events, Oct. 17

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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 emailed to lifestyles@perrycountynews.com. Please include a telephone number.

TC Senior night set for Friday

TELL CITY – The Tell City Junior-Senior High School student council will recognize senior athletes and band members at 6 p.m. Friday.
The ceremony will be held before the varsity football game against Forest Park at 6:30 p.m.

Special Olympics bowling tournament Saturday
TELL CITY – The first Special Olympics County Bowling Tournament is set for 1 p.m. Saturday at the Tell City Bowling Center.
There will be 28 bowlers competing, ranging from 13 to 62 years of age. County tournaments like these are being held throughout the state until Sunday as qualifiers or eliminators for the respective area bowling tournaments.
The public is encouraged to attend to support local Special Olympic athletes.

AA group dinner meeting Saturday
TELL CITY – The Perry County Group AA will hold a dinner meet Saturday at the First United Methodist Church, 10th and Mozart streets in Tell City.
Doors will open at 5 p.m. and dinner will be served at 6 p.m. A guest speaker will address the group at 7 p.m.
Those attending are asked to take a covered dish and a friend.

VFW chicken dinners Saturday
TELL CITY – Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2939 will sell grilled-chicken dinners at the post home Saturday in Tell City.
Meals will include half a chicken, creek fried potatoes and green beans. Cost is $7.50 per plate and serving will begin at 10:30 a.m.

GOPerry Club breakfast Saturday
TELL CITY – The GOPerry Club will sponsor a breakfast at 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Ponderosa in Tell City.
Perry County Sheriff Lee Chestnut, Cannelton Police Chief Lee Hall and Tell City Police Chief Greg Hendershot will be the guest speakers. Everyone is welcome to attend.
The club will continue monthly presenters by local groups throughout the year, except in December.
For more information, contact Gayle Strassell at 547-2262.

Horseman’s club euchre games continue Saturday
PERRY COUNTY – The Southern Indiana Horseman’s Club will host its annual fall euchre games Saturday and continue the games Nov. 2, Nov. 16 and Nov. 30.
Doors will open at 6 p.m. and games will begin at 7 p.m. Cost is $5 at the door and 25 cents per euchre game. Chili, hot dogs, desserts, coffee, sodas and water will be available. No smoking will be permitted in the building.
For more information, contact Becky at 836-2127 or 719-7944. On game nights, call 836-2052 after 5 p.m.

Arts, crafts bazaar Saturday
TELL CITY – Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2939 Ladies Auxiliary will host an arts and crafts vendors bazaar Saturday at 301 Main St., Tell City.
Tables may be reserved for $15 by calling Kim at 719-8255.
The public is invited to attend and see homemade, antique and new vendor items.

Euchre tourney in Fulda Saturday
FULDA – The Fulda Sportsman Club will host a euchre tourney at the club in Fulda Saturday.
Doors will open at 6 p.m. with play beginning at 7 p.m. Prizes will be awarded at the end of play and refreshments will be available. The public is invited to attend.

D of I to gather items for adoption center
TELL CITY – The Daughters of Isabella are again collecting baby items or slightly used clothing for St. Elizabeth-Coleman Adoption Center in Indianapolis.
This year, members are asking for baby clothing or items to be used for infants. They ask that gifts not be wrapped but have a price on each one. Boxes and baskets will be located at the three parishes – St. Paul, St. Michael and St. Pius – until Sunday. The items will then be taken to the center in Indianapolis.

Tractor association meeting Oct. 24
BRANCHVILLE – The Ohio Valley Tractor Association will hold a meeting at 7 p.m. Oct. 24 at the Branchville clubhouse.
For more information, call 843-5746.

Twilight Towers Christmas bazaar Oct. 26

TELL CITY – Twilight Towers will hold its annual Christmas bazaar Oct. 26 in the dining room starting at 6 a.m.
There will be a biscuits and gravy breakfast available. A full order will be $2 and a half order will cost $1. Coffee, milk and orange juice will be 50 cents each. A bake sale will also be held during the bazaar. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Halloween party in Troy

TROY – The annual Troy Fire Department Halloween kids party will be Oct. 27 at the Troy firehouse.
Activities will start at 4 p.m. The event will include games, treats, hayrides, inflatables and fire-safety information.

Dinners in Leopold Oct. 27

LEOPOLD – The Ohio Valley Tractor Association will sell chicken dinners beginning at 10 a.m. Oct. 27 at the Leopold Park.

St. Martin ham shoot Nov. 3
SIBERIA – St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church in Siberia will host a ham shoot Nov. 3 on the church grounds beginning at 10 a.m. Chili, cakes, a country store, pies, bingo and raffle will be available.

Fall soup sale in Troy Nov. 3

TROY – The Troy Fire Department’s annual fall soup sale is set for Nov. 3 at the Troy firehouse.
Serving will begin at 11 a.m. and those purchasing soup by the gallon are asked to take their own containers.

Cannelton Legion Auxiliary meetings
CANNELTON – The Cannelton American Legion Auxiliary meetings are held the second Tuesday of each month at 5:30 p.m. at the Legion post home.
All members are encouraged to attend and anyone interested in joining is welcome.

Books needed at Twilight Towers

TELL CITY – The Twilight Towers Library is looking for some more large-print books, paperback or hardback, to add to its collection.
Gently used books would be much appreciated by the tenants.
Books can be dropped off at the Twilight Towers office, 1648 10th St., Tell City.
 
Oakwood’s day at the movies

TELL CITY – Oakwood and Care One Home Health hosts senior-citizens days at the movies the third Wednesday of each month at Tell City Cinemas.
A free movie is shown with a choice of current films available, popcorn and a soft drink. Doors open at noon and the movie begins at 1.

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.

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 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.