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Coming Events

  • Calligraphy workshop offered in May

    ST. MEINRAD – A five-day calligraphy workshop, titled “Deepening Your Art through Daily Practice I,” will be offered on May 1-5 at Saint Meinrad Archabbey in St. Meinrad.

    The workshop instructor will be Laurie Doctor, who has taught calligraphy on the university level for more than 25 years. She is an international exhibitor and instructor. Although this is a workshop concentrating on calligraphy, Laurie conducts her classes in a retreat-like atmosphere of reflective silence.

  • COMMUNITY EVENTS; JAN. 12

    Essential Oils class Jan. 25

     

    The Villas at Oakwood will host a class on the use of essential oils Wednesday, Jan. 25, at 5 p.m. at the Club House. Dinah Harpenau will teach how participants can use essential oils in their daily lives.

    This is a free class open to the community.

     

    Raffle at St. Meinrad K of C

     

  • Relay for Life 2017 season beginning for Perry County

    PERRY COUNTY – American Cancer Society is calling on all community members to participate in the annual Relay For Life of Perry County, on June 17, at City Hall Park, Tell City. The Relay For Life movement is the world’s largest fundraising event to save lives from cancer. Uniting communities across the globe, the event celebrates people who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost, and take action for lifesaving change.

  • Two-day ATV safety training course begins Jan. 17

    EVANSVILLE – A free two-day all-terrain vehicle safety training course, presented by multi-state 4-H safety coordinator Mike Klumpp, is available for local law enforcement, EMS, educators teaching grades 2 and up, Purdue Extension, Department of Natural Resources, youth groups, departments of health, Boy and Girl Scouts, Safe Kids coalitions, fire departments or state agencies.

  • St. Meinrad Chamber of Commerce plans 52-week raffle

    ST. MEINRAD – The St. Meinrad Chamber of Commerce is planning a yearlong series of drawings through a 2017 gun and prize raffle that will raise much-needed funds for the group.

    The organization, which also does work in the community as the St. Meinrad Area Revitalization Team, works to maintain three properties in or near St. Meinrad, the town ballfield, the St. Meinrad Park near the community center and Camp Blackhawk Boy Scout Camp.

  • Notre Dame folk choir performing in Ferdinand Jan. 15

    FERDINAND – A concert of sacred music will be performed at Monastery Immaculate Conception Church in Ferdinand by the University of Notre Dame Folk Choir on Sunday, Jan. 15, at 7 p.m. Eastern time.

    The public is invited to attend. Admission is free.

    The choir will present a varied program, including music from South Africa, the theme song from World Youth Day in Poland, Stopford, Gjeilo, and by four talented composers in the choir.

  • Tri-County Master Gardener class forming

    PERRY COUNTY – Have a green thumb? Want to become a master gardener? Mark your calendar.

    Purdue Extension organizations in Perry, Spencer and Dubois counties will offer a weekly master gardener program, with classes beginning Thursday, Jan. 12, and running through Thursday, April 13.

  • Oakwood to participate in Hope for the Holidays fundraiser

    TELL CITY – Oakwood Health Campus in Tell City invites community members to make a difference in the lives of others this holiday season by participating in their Hope for the Holidays fundraising campaign.

    Now through Dec. 15, community members can choose a stocking from one of Oakwood’s three Giving Trees, located at each of the campus’ entrances.

  • Community foundation trivia contest Jan. 28

    TELL CITY – Are you ready for some fun? The Perry County Community Foundation is now accepting reservations for its seventh annual Trivia Night.

    The PCCF Advisory Board is planning a night of light-hearted competition for the know-it-all trivia junkies and some fun for those who simply enjoy supporting a good cause.

    The event will be Saturday, Jan. 28, at the Schergens Center in Tell City. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m.; dinner will be served at 6 p.m. Trivia starts at 7 p.m. Reservations are required and space is limited.

  • EverBody’s to launch 15th Biggest Loser contest Jan. 11

    TELL CITY – EverBody’s Fun and Fitness will hold the 15th season of its Biggest Loser weight loss contest from January 11 to March 22.

    The deadline for registration is Jan. 4. The price for members is $20 for members and $145 for guests, which includes a 10 week membership.

    The contest includes many facets of the popular NBC show, including teams, coaches, weekly tips, accountability, motivation, weekly weigh-ins, last chance workouts and team workouts.