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Community Events, Sept. 30

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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.

Bicentennial meeting planned for Oct. 8
TELL CITY – The Perry County Chamber of Commerce will host another planning meeting for the county’s bicentennial celebration at 6 p.m. Oct. 8 in the chamber conference room. All are welcome to attend.

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.
 
Horsemen club euchre games start in October

PERRY COUNTY – The Southern Indiana Horseman’s Club will begin its annual fall euchre games Saturday and continuing Oct. 19, Nov. 2, Nov. 16 and Nov. 30.
Doors open at 6 p.m. and games 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.

Muzzle-loader match at Rome lodge Saturday

ROME – Rome Lodge 133 Free and Accepted Masons will host a muzzle-loader shooting match Oct. 5. Registration will start at 10 a.m. and the match will begin at noon. The event will be held on Millstone Road, just east of Rocky Point. Those attending are asked to follow the signs.
All muzzle-load rifles are eligible including in line and scoped. All shooting will be off hand at a distance from 25 to 75 yards. Trophies will be awarded to the top marksmen. Participants under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
Entry fee will be $10 per person. Lunch will be available but no alcoholic beverages will be allowed.
For more information, contact Gale Garner at 836-2847.

Celina, Indian campgrounds plan Halloween campout

PERRY COUNTY – A Halloween campout is planned for Friday through Sunday at Indian and Celina lakes campgrounds.
There will be prizes for the best-decorated campgrounds as well as trick-or-treating. For more information, call Marilyn Kidwell at 843-3476.

Tickets available for Moose 100-year celebration

TELL CITY – Tickets are being sold for Tell City Moose Lodge 1424’s 100-year celebration Oct. 12.
Doors will open at 4 p.m. and all members are encouraged to attend. Tickets are $15 each and include dinner, program and a dance.

Haunted walking tour, novice hunt Oct. 12

CANNELTON – Tell City Ghost Hunters will present the second annual Historic Haunted Walking Tour and Novice Hunt Oct. 12 during the annual Heritage Fest in Cannelton.
The group will offer two walking tours from 6 to 8 p.m. and from 8 to 10 p.m. Tickets are $10 per person or $15 per couple.
The novice hunt will be held at the Perry County Museum from 10:15 p.m. to 2 a.m. There is a limit of 10 tickets for the event and cost is $20 each.
For more details, send email to the group at tcgh2012@aol.com.

Kickball tournament benefit Oct. 12
CANNELTON – The Perry County Museum will host a kickball tournament fundraiser Oct. 12 at Legion Field in Cannelton.
Teams will need to consist of at least nine players and registration cost is $50 per team. Times of matches have yet to be determined and will depend on the number of teams competing.
Awards will be given to the top two teams and to the team with the best name, best team shirt design and most home runs.
For more information or to register, contact Lena Joyal by email at lmjoyal@gmail.com or call 619-0708.

Arts, crafts bazaar Oct. 19
TELL CITY – Veterans of Foreign Wars 2939 Ladies Auxiliary will host an arts and crafts vendors bazaar Oct. 19 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 Oct. 19

FULDA – The Fulda Sportsman Club will host a euchre tourney at the club in Fulda Oct. 19.
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 Oct. 20. The items will then be taken to the center in Indianapolis.

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 the 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.
 
Alzheimer’s Association programs
EVANSVILLE – If you or someone you know is affected by Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, programs are available through the Alzheimer’s Association to help. These programs provide information on detection, causes and risk factors, stages of the disease, treatment and more.
Registration is required. To learn more or to register, call the Alzheimer’s Association at (800) 272-3900, send email to infokyin@alz.org or visit www.alz.org/kyin/in_my_community_education_calendar.asp.