Community Events, Sept. 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 e-mailed to lifestyles@perrycountynews.com. Please include a telephone number.

Cannelton book fair this week
CANNELTON – Cannelton schools will host a book fair starting today and ending Friday at Myers Grade School. The book fair will be open during school hours, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
A Parent-Teacher Organization and family night at the book fair will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the school. Parents and students are encouraged to attend.

VFW selling chicken, pork dinners
TELL CITY – Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2939 will sell barbecued-chicken and pork dinners Saturday.
The dinners will consist of your choice of chicken or pork, bread or bun, green beans and creek-fried potatoes. Serving will begin at 10 a.m. and the cost will be $7 a dinner.
The post will be open to the public for drinks and a place to eat your meal. The VFW is raising funds to support other nonprofit organizations in the local community.

March Of Dimes set for Sept. 30
TELL CITY – The March of Dimes Committee invites everyone to the Perry-Spencer March for Babies.
The event will be held Sept. 30 at Old National Bank. Team check-in is at 2 p.m. and the walk will begin at 3 p.m. Food and refreshments will be served after the walk. 

College Go! Night in Tell City
TELL CITY – Tell City Junior-Senior High School will host its annual College Go! Night at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 26 in the school auditorium for juniors, seniors and their parents.
College representatives will speak about the admissions process. Information will be presented on important deadlines, application requirements, scholarships and financial aid.
The library will be open afterward for computer access and a guidance counselor will be available to help with college planning.
Contact Lisa Noble at 547-9715, Ext. 223 or send e-mail to lisan@tellcity.k12. in.us.

Euchre at the Sportsman
FULDA – The Fulda Sportsman Club will host a euchre tourney Saturday at the club in Fulda.
Doors will open at 6 p.m. and play will begin at 7 p.m.
There will be six 20-minute games with prizes awarded at the end of play. Refreshments will be provided and everyone is welcome.

Twilight Towers tenant dinner
TELL CITY – Twilight Towers will host a dinner for residents only at 5 p.m. Friday. Entertainment will be provided by the band Crosswinds starting at 6 p.m. The public is invited to attend and listen to the band at 6.

Optimist club to host annual golf scramble
TELL CITY – The Tell City Optimist Club will host its annual golf scramble Saturday at the Tell City Hoosier Heights Country Club. Tee time is 9 a.m.
Entry fee is $35 per person and includes all fees, cart, sandwich and drink.
Call Rich Werner at 547-6528 or Glen Griepenstroh at 547-4164 for entry forms and scramble details. All proceeds go to community youth events.

Zumba classes offered by high school
TELL CITY – Tell City Junior-Senior High School will offer Zumba classes to the public free of charge.
The classes will be from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays at William Tell Elementary in the commons area on the third- through fifth-grade side of the building and from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Thursdays at high school in the auditorium. 
These classes are funded by Welborn Baptist Coordinated School Health Grant. 

Craft, vendors bazaar at VFW
TELL CITY – The Ladies Auxiliary of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2939 will host a fall craft and vendors bazaar Oct. 27.
Tables are available for $10 each. Anyone wanting to reserve a table or who has questions can call Kim Pat-rick at 719-8255 or send e-mail to patrickkt2000@yahoo.com.

Youth Refuge fun, games Tuesday
CANNELTON – The Youth Refuge group will hold youth group fun and games Tuesday in the Cotton Mill Community Room.
The event will be for children in third grade and up. Those attending are asked to use the Adams Street entrance. You do not have to be a Cotton Mill Apartments resident to attend. All are welcome.
There will be line dancing, board and card games and snacks provided. For more information, visit the Youth Refuge Facebook page.

DAR meeting set for Oct. 4
CANNELTON – The Daughters of the American Revolution Lafayette Spring Chapter will hold a meeting at 6 p.m. Oct. 4 at the Perry County Museum.
Marilyn Rohes will be the hostess for the meeting and the program will be on Cannelton’s history. For more information or to learn more about DAR, contact regent Lena Joyal at 547-0061.

SIHC fall trail ride Sept. 29, 30
TELL CITY – The Southern Indiana Horseman’s Club will hold its fall trail ride Sept. 29 and 30. The ride will be held at the club located seven miles north of Tell City; signs will be posted.
There will be camping, riding and home-cooked food. Gates will open at 9 a.m. Sept. 28 with no early arrivals or reserved spots. Bridle tags are required and will be available for purchase.
For safety reasons, no dogs will be allowed. For questions on fees or other information, call Eddie Mills at 836-2244, June Spencer at 843-5577 or any club member.

Hunter ed class in Evansville
EVANSVILLE – Angel Mounds State Historic Site will sponsor an Indiana Hunter Education program from 8 a.m. Sept. 29 and 30. Attendance of both days is mandatory.
Indiana law requires that any one born after Dec. 31, 1986, must attend this course in order to purchase a hunting license. The course is free.
The class will be geared toward youth, but all ages are welcome. Those attending are asked to take writing utensils. Refreshments will not be served and pre-registration is required by calling (812) 789-9538.

Seventh annual River Cities Coin Club show
TELL CITY – The River Cities Coin Club will host its seventh annual fall coin show from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Perry County 4-H Center in Tell City.
The public is invited and encouraged to attend. Admission is free and free parking will be provided. Door prizes will also be drawn. Up to 30 coin and paper money dealers from Kentucky, Indiana and Tennessee are expected to display U.S. and world coins and currency for sale and trade. Many of the club members and coin dealers will offer free coin appraisals.
River Cities Coin Club is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization that meets at 7 p.m. the third Thursday of the month at the American Legion Home in Cannelton. The club extends invitations to anyone interested in coin collecting to attend the meetings and to become a member of the club.
For more information, call Kevin L. Bruner, bourse chair, at (270) 926-2567 Ext. 3 or send e-mail to Kevin. Bruner@BrunersCollectables.com.