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Coming Events

  • Southern Indiana wine trail will feature specialty drinks April 1-2

    PERRY COUNTY – The Hoosier Wine Trail has announced a March Madness promotion participating wineries are calling March Fabness, which coincides with the NCAA basketball tourney finals. The twist?

    It’s April 1 and 2 … April Fool’s!!

    Customers visiting each winery can sample a specialty wine drink blended to add fabness to the season. Drinks will range from sangria to wine slushies and cocktails. Throughout the year, those who visit all seven wineries receive a beautifully balanced wine glass bearing the Hoosier Wine Trail logo.

  • Author to pay musical tribute to Tell City ‘CCC boys’ at Library in March

    TELL CITY – Michigan based author Bill Jamerson will present a music and storytelling program about the Civilian Conservation Corps at the Tell City Public Library on Saturday, March 25 at 1:30 p.m. The presentation is free and open to the public, refreshments will be served. More than 4,000 CCC Boys were involved in rescue and clean up efforts during the Flood of 1937.  Camp William Tell opened in August of 1934, 1.5 miles north of town.

  • Spring Break Maker Day Camp set for March 27

    TELL CITY – A fun, interactive day camp is offered for youth in grades 3-6 on March 27.

    This is a great way to have fun and learn with tech toys while on Spring Break. Youth are invited to join Kreative Korner Maker Day Camp on Monday, March 27, where they will learn and experiment with new and exciting technology without having to buy expensive equipment.

  • Rome VFD meeting April 3

    ROME – The Rome Volunteer Fire Department will hold its 26th annual meeting April 3, at 7 p.m. at the Rome Courthouse. There will be an election for three of the five directors.

    Nominations will be taken from the floor. Betty and Robert Whitehead have served as directors of the fire department for many years and will be retiring. Dues for 2017 may be paid at the annual meeting. Light refreshments will be served after the meeting.

  • PCMH Auxiliary Spring membership meeting April 7

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Memorial Hospital Auxiliary will have its annual Spring Membership and Breakfast meeting on Friday, April 7, in conference rooms A-E at the hospital. Organizers need guests to RSVP by April 1.

    This is to make sure the cooks will know how many people to prepare for.  Notify the auxiliary president, Patsy Alvey, by calling (812) 547-3629 or any auxiliary member. Guests can also call the gift shop at (812) 547-0155. The breakfast will begin at 8:30 a.m.

  • Community Events; March 23

    Historical Society to meet Monday

     

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Historical Society will hold its monthly meeting on Monday, March 27, at 6 p.m. in the Museum.

    The public is invited to join the membership for the meeting, program and social.

     

    Kidney class April 6

     

  • Raised bed, container gardening workshop March 28

    TELL CITY – Purdue Extension Perry County has a few questions to ask.

    Don’t think you have a green thumb but want to try out gardening? Have limited space to garden? Love to garden but have difficulty kneeling and bending down? Purdue Extension has answers.

    A raised bed and container gardening workshop is planned for 6 p.m. March 28 at the Perry County Extension Office at 65 Park Ave. in Tell City.

  • Perry County 4-H to host mulch fundraiser

    PERRY COUNTY – Perry County’s 4-H organization is planning a mulch fundraiser. A team of 4-H volunteers and junior leaders, with at least one supervising adult, will spread the mulch.

  • Lincoln Amphitheatre to rock, roll & hum

    INDIANAPOLIS – Fresh off of a 2016 season that was one of the best attended in the venue’s 30-year history, the Lincoln Amphitheatre has announced a 2017 performance series that will feature classic rockers Grand Funk Railroad, award-winning country singer-songwriter Lee Ann Womack (five Academy of Country Music Awards, six Country Music Association Awards, one Grammy), as well as an evening with 60’s rock legend Mitch Ryder and the Detroit Wheels.

  • 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.