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Coming Events

  • Spring beekeeping workshop planned for March 8

    PERRY COUNTY – March is the time to assess existing hive health and prepare hive bodies for new colonies. While frost is still on the horizon, the first spring plants are preparing to bloom, signaling the profusion of nectar about to appear.

    On March 8 at 6 p.m., Bill Gibson, an experienced beekeeper, will share his wisdom on sampling dead bees to diagnose the cause of winter hive deaths, preparing to feed pollen for spring build up, getting ready for spring swarms, establishing new hives and getting honey supers cleaned and repaired.

  • Girl Scout cookies officially in season, spotted in the area
  • Original Freedom Train returning to Holiday World

    In celebration of Holiday World’s upcoming 70th birthday season, the park just announced the return of its original ride, The Freedom Train, for display following a three-year absence.

    Park president Matt Eckert, who remembers riding the train when the park was still known as Santa Claus Land, released news of the train’s return during the first episode of The Official Holiday World Podcast.

  • VFW breakfast buffet Feb. 27

    TELL CITY – Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2939 will host a breakfast buffet from 7 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 27, at the post home. Eggs will be made to order. Cost is $6 (price includes tax) and the public is invited.

  • Community Events; Feb. 18

    Euchre tourney set for Saturday

     

    FULDA – The Fulda Sportsman Club will host a Euchre tourney at the club in Fulda on Saturday, Feb. 20. 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.

     

    Benefit for Raymond Pfeifer Feb. 27

     

  • Spring storytime begins March 21

    PERRY COUNTY – Perry County Public Library announces registration is now open for the Spring Storytime session. 

    Spring Storytime will run March 21, through April 28, with programs at both the Tell City and Cannelton locations. Register for storytime by calling the Tell City location at (812) 547-2661.  Storytime programs are as follows:

    • Monday mornings, 10 to 10:30 in Tell City for birth through two years

    • Tuesday evenings, 6 to 7 in Tell City for three through six years

  • Community Events; Feb. 15

    Euchre tourney set for Feb. 20

     

    FULDA – The Fulda Sportsman Club will host a Euchre tourney at the club in Fulda on Saturday, Feb. 20. 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.

     

    Essential oils at The Villas

     

  • Community Events; Feb. 11

    Red Cross blood drive at St. John’s Lutheran

    EVANSTON – The American Red Cross will host a blood drive at St. John’s Lutheran Church near Evanston on Sunday, Feb. 21, from 8 a.m. to noon.

    All donors are required to have identification with them. For information or to make an appointment, call St. John’s at (812) 547-2007. The church is located one-half west of New Boston on County Road 1160 N.

     

    Essential Oils class Feb. 17

     

  • Southern Indiana invasive plant group invites public to annual meeting March 8

    BEDFORD – The annual meeting for the Southern Indiana Cooperative Invasive Management Group is planned for March 8 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Spring Mill State Park.

    “We have a fabulous keynote speaker coming in from Michigan to share her experience with The Stewardship Network,” said Beth Mizell, the group’s secretary.  Lisa Brush is the executive director of The Stewardship Network, which is a national award-winning conservation group. 

  • Archabbey to host National Players Feb. 19-20

    SAINT MEINRAD – Saint Meinrad Archabbey will host the National Players, America’s longest-running classical touring company, as it presents plays on Feb. 19-20.

    On the first evening, actors will perform Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” A performance the following night will showcase “A Tale of Two Cities” by Charles Dickens.

     All performances are free and open to the public. They will be held at 7 p.m. Central time in St. Bede Theater on the Saint Meinrad campus.