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Coming Events

  • Annual Run for Your Mother 5K planned for May 10

    TROY – The annual Run for Your Mother is only a few weeks away and registrations are now being accepted for runners and walkers planning to participate.

    This fun run-walk 5K will begin at 8 a.m. Mother’s Day morning, Sunday, May 10, in front of the Tell City Depot. 

  • The Fuse is Already Lit in concert April 25 at Cannelton Community Center

    CANNELTON – The city of Cannelton continues to draw well-known entertainers for concerts that are normally held in much larger communities.

    The Fuse is Already Lit, with Ricky Gunn, will be in concert Saturday, April 25, at the Cannelton Community Center. Activities are planned from 4 to 11 p.m. and the event is open to all ages.

    Born and raised outside of Columbus, Ga., Ricky Gunn grew up like many southern boys, spending his time fishing, hunting, chasing girls and speeding down dirt roads.

  • Community Events; April 13

    Derby Community Association to meet Wednesday

     

    DERBY – The Derby Community Association will meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 15, at the Derby Firehouse.

    For more information, call Mary Holland at (812) 836-4403.

     

    VFW breakfast set for April 25

     

  • Family Nature Fest scheduled for April 18 at Ferdinand State Forest

    FERDINAND – Celebrate the arrival of spring by attending the third annual Family Nature Fest Saturday, April 18 from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Ferdinand State Forest. Several events are scheduled throughout the morning. Professional foresters will be present to answer forestry questions.

  • Registration open for Small Steps to Wellness

    LEOPOLD – The Small Steps to Wellness second-annual fun run-walk, hosted by Stepping Stones Preschool, will be held Saturday, April 18.

    Organizers invite the community to participate in this family-friendly event. All money raised will support our Small Steps to Wellness program with a portion going the Perry Central High School Baseball Team. This event directly benefits youth and their families in rural Perry County.

    The race will begin and end at Stepping Stones Preschool, 18020 Lafayette Street in Leopold. 

  • Plans in place for seventh annual Tour of Tables

    ROCKPORT – The seventh annual Tour of Tables, a fundraiser for The Way of Rockport, is scheduled for April 16. 

    This year, organizers decided to add a silent auction to the event. Supporters are visiting area businesses to solicit donations of auctionable items for this good cause.

    This year’s event will be held at Trinity United Methodist Church in Rockport. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. with a tour of tables and silent auction. The auction will close at 6:30 p.m. as dinner is served.

  • Community Events; April 9

    Moose Lodge dinners available Friday

     

    TELL CITY – Tell City Moose Lodge 1424 will sell barbecue-chicken and pork-chop dinners beginning at 3:30 p.m. Friday, April 10, at the corner of 12th and Tell streets. Cost is $8 per plate and includes a meal of a half of a chicken or a 1¼ inch thick pork chop, creek-fried potatoes and green beans.

     

    VFW breakfast set for April 25

     

  • Children’s theater to offer drama workshops

    MARENGO – Peacock Children’s Theatre, a nonprofit southern Indiana regional theater primarily by and for children, will hold creative drama workshops at Hillview Christian Church, on Thursdays April 16, 23, 30, and May 7 from 6:30 to 8 PM.  PCT’s goal is to encourage reading and learning about theatre. 

  • Jared Weeks of Saving Abel to perform at Covered Wagon

    CANNELTON – Jared Weeks, certified RIAA gold and multi-platinum artist with seven Top 10 Billboard hits, will perform live next weekend at the Covered Wagon in Cannelton.

    Weeks was singer and songwriter for the rock band Saving Abel from 2008 to 2013, before transitioning to the lead singer of the RIAA certified triple-platinum rock band Hinder.

    As an artist, Weeks has performed at most every major rock festival and bike fest in the country and has received awards from MTV, Fuse, VH1 and Music Choice.

  • Library to host lapidary program April 18

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Library will host a lapidary demonstration on Saturday, April 18 from 1 to 3 p.m.

    Katie Pappano, a member of the Evansville Lapidary Society, will demonstrate the process of taking a rough-cut stone and taking it through the various processes to shape and polish it.

    She will have stones in different stages of finishing and program attendees will be able to try their hands at stone grinding and polishing. Pappano will also have information on how to become a member of the society.