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AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY UNIT 213 will hold its annual Christmas meeting and celebration at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 18 at The Post restaurant in Tell City. Members should note the time change for the meeting and bring finger foods to share.
In place of a gift exchange, attendees are asked to bring non-perishable food donations to be distributed locally to those in need.
President Charlotte Lindauer will preside and encourages all members to attend the fun and festivities.
Euchre players filled 10 tables at the Bristow Community Center Wednesday evening. Charlie Rudolph took first place with 91 points. Phil Braunecker finished in second place with 89 points, followed by Fred Etienne in third place with 88 points. Mike Elder and Micky Stephens tied for fourth place with 87 points.
Euchre is held at 6:30 p.m. every Wednesday at the center.
THE WILLIAM TELL CENTER will have its weekly dance at 7 p.m. Saturday at the center. The 3 For All band will perform.
VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS POST 2939 LADIES AUXILIARY will host its annual Christmas party Wednesday, Dec. 11, at The Post restaurant. The carry-in dinner will begin at 6:30 p.m., with the auxiliary providing the meat.
There will be a $10 gift exchange for those interested. All members are encouraged to attend.
TWILIGHT TOWERS offers bingo and euchre games in its dining room. Bingo games are held every Wednesday and Sunday at 1:30 p.m. and card games are held at 6 p.m. Thursdays and the first Monday of each month. The public is invited.
LOCAL 805 RETIREES will meet for lunch at noon Tuesday, Dec. 10, at Bill and Dave’s Smokin’ Pit in Tell City.
TELL CITY HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1966 gal pal lunch will be held at noon Thursday, Dec. 12 at The Patio restaurant.
TELL CITY AMERICAN LEGION POST 213 will host a Christmas party from 1 to 3 p.m. Dec. 15 for children 12 and under of Legion members. For more information or to register, contact Charlotte Lindauer at 547-1355 with the name and age of child attending. Registration ends Saturday.
The Cannelton High School Class of 1961 will meet for their monthly lunch and reunion at noon Dec. 12 at The Patio restaurant in Tell City. The class meets the second Thursday of every month.
Soup supper Saturday at Freewill Baptist Church
CANNELTON – Cornerstone Christian School affiliated with the Freewill Baptist Church, 117 Second Street Cannelton, will be having an all-you-can-eat soup fundraising supper from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday Dec. 14. The meal will be served in the church fellowship hall.
The menu will include chili, potato soup, beans and cornbread, dessert and a drink all for one price. Cost is $7 for adults and $3 for children 10 years old and under, payable at the door or by purchasing tickets from a Cornerstone student.
Take out orders will be available for purchase in quart size and gallon size (gallon size bring your own container).
The public is invited. Proceeds will benefit Cornerstone Christian School. Any questions or for more information call Donita McMahan at 547-4539 and leave a message.
United Pentecostal Church accepting candy orders
BRISTOW – The United Pentecostal Church is now taking orders for fudge for Christmas. All orders must be received by Thursday, Dec. 19. All candy will be delivered on Monday, Dec. 23. Fudge, fudge with walnuts, peanut butter fudge and peanut butter balls (buckeyes) are $3.50 per half pound.
Peanut brittle is $2.50 per patty. Please call 843-4747 to order.
Children’s caroling program coming to library
TELL CITY – Perry County Public Library announces registration is now open for its children’s Christmas caroling program. Christmas caroling will begin at 6 p.m. Dec. 16 at the Tell City location. The program includes caroling, making “magic reindeer food” and refreshments of cookies and milk.
Space is limited and certain to fill up, organizers said. To register for the Christmas caroling program, call the Tell City location at 547-2661. This program is best suited for children birth through third grade. All programs are offered free of charge and everyone is welcome.
Eagle Watch program set for Jan. 4
WICKLIFFE — Experience the world of eagles in Indiana with indoor and outdoor programs at Patoka Lake Visitor Center from 11a.m. to 3p.m. EST Jan. 4 during the annual Eagle Watch. Featured will be a resident bald eagle and other live raptors. Guest presenter Leslie Grow, DNR Hardy Lake Interpretive Naturalist, will share the life and story of these amazing raptors.
Join Todd Eubank, Patoka Lake wildlife specialist and his team and travel by car caravan to hot spots for eagle viewing. Guest presenter Rex Watters, DNR Wildlife Specialist of Monroe Lake, will share his experiences during the 1980s Eagle Reintroduction Program and interesting information about eagles found in that part of the state.
Light snacks and refreshments will be provided. Participants may bring a sack lunch also.
Pre-registration is required and cost is $5 per person. Those five years of age and younger are free. Attendants are encouraged to dress for the weather and to bring binoculars, spotting scopes and cameras. Have your vehicles fueled for the car caravan.
For more information, call the Patoka Lake Visitor Center at (812) 685-2447.
‘Widder’s Landing’ author signing books Saturday
TELL CITY — Eddie Price, author of the award-winning novel “Widder’s Landing,” will host a book signing from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. Dec. 14 at the Tell City Depot. Copies of “Widder’s Landing” are on sale now at the Tell City Depot.
Optimist Club blanket drive underway
TELL CITY – The Optimist Club of Tell City will conduct its annual blanket drive to benefit Catholic Charities from Dec. 2 through Dec. 21. Collection boxes are located at all area banks, Evangelical United Church of Christ and St. Paul Church.
Teen group meeting weekly
PERRY COUNTY – Teenagers, parents and others interested in the lives of local young people are invited to attend a new program entitled “Hope’s Hall,” every Sunday afternoon at 1 p.m. at First United Methodist Church in Tell City.
The program offers teenagers a safe place to face their struggles in a nondenominational setting.
The hour-long program includes a guest speaker and discussion time. For more information, contact Holly Schaad at (812) 661-3024 and send email to email@example.com. Those attending should enter the church from the Mozart Street entrance.
Advent lessons and carols service today
ST. MEINRAD – Seminarians from Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology will present an Advent lessons and carol service at 7:45 p.m. Dec. 9 in the Saint Meinrad Archabbey Church.
The service, titled “From Eden to Heaven: The Story of Salvation,” tells the story of Christ through Scripture readings and singing hymns and carols.
The service is expected to last an hour and 15 minutes and is free and open to the public.
Parking is available in the Guest House and student parking lots. For more information, contact Mary Jeanne Schumacher at (812) 357-6501.
Youth chorale Christmas program Saturday
ST. MEINRAD – The Kentucky Youth Chorale will present a free Christmas concert at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 14, in the Saint Meinrad Archabbey Church.
The KYC began in January 2008, through collaboration with the Institute for Young Musicians and the Owensboro Symphony Academy, and is based in Owensboro, Ky.
KYC is directed by Julie White, recent recipient of the Governor’s Awards in the Arts. Students from area schools audition for this select group, which is a musical ambassador for western Kentucky and the state. The singers range in age from eight to 16.
Known for their performances with the Owensboro Symphony Orchestra, as well as tour performances both regionally and internationally, the KYC will perform a variety of Christmas music during its concert at Saint Meinrad.
Selections will include “Ave Maria,” “The First Noel,” “Carol of the Bells,” “Ubi Caritas” and “Sound the Trumpet,” among others.
The program is free and open to the public. Parking is available in the Guest House and student parking lots.
For more information, contact Mary Jeanne Schumacher at (812) 357-6501.
Sisters schedule Christmas services
FERDINAND – Christmas Eve services at Monastery Immaculate Conception in Ferdinand are scheduled for Dec. 24 in the monastery church. Carol service will begin at 9:30 p.m., followed by Mass at 10 p.m.
Refreshments will be served in the monastery dining room immediately after Mass. Christmas Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Dec. 25 in the monastery church. The Christmas lights display on Grotto Hill will be lit through Jan. 6.
Guided tours are given Tuesday through Friday at 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m., and 3 p.m. and weekends at 1 p.m., 2 p.m., and 3 p.m. Tours will not be held Dec. 23 through Jan. 2.
For Heaven’s Sake gift shop hours are 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. EST Monday through Saturday, and Sundays from 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. The gift shopwill be closed Dec. 24 and 25, Dec. 31 and Jan. 1.