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Coming Events

  • Annual Tri Kappa Kaffee Klatch set for Aug. 7 at EUCC in Tell City

    TELL CITY – Epsilon Omega Chapter of Tri Kappa would like to invite the community to its traditional Kaffee Klatch breakfast Aug. 7 at the Evangelical United Church of Christ, 10th and Jefferson streets in Tell City.
    Breakfast will begin at 7 a.m. and end at 10 a.m. in the fellowship hall.

  • Birthday party for Smokey Bear set for Aug. 3 at Patoka Lake

    BIRDSEYE – The public is invited to join the staff of Patoka Lake as they celebrate Smokey Bear’s 68th birthday Aug. 3, at the Patoka Lake Visitor Center from 10 a.m. to noon.
    Take family and friends and enjoy activities and fun for all ages. Parents can take a camera and take pictures with Smokey Bear.
    The Orange County Southeast Township Volunteer Fire Department will give a special demonstration and presentation that is sure to inform and entertain all ages.

  • Encaustic printing workshop Saturday

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Public Library-Tell City branch will present a workshop on encaustic printing Saturday from 2 to 3 p.m.
    Local amateur artist Laurie Dinkel will lead the workshop.
    Those attending are asked to take a warming tray, electric griddle or frying pan and mitten potholders, if possible.

  • New Directions to host fitness games during Schweizer Fest

    TELL CITY – New Directions Health and Fitness Club will host a Perry County fitness games event Aug. 9 through Aug. 11.
    Participants will compete in six different events over three days to test their overall fitness. Anyone can enter and the top three men and women will be selected after the games. Those entering are asked to be familiar with main lifts, such as bench, squat, deadlift and clean lifts.

  • OAKS Senior Center plans Savannah, Jekyll Island, Beaufort trip

    PERRY COUNTY – The OAKS Center in Cannelton is planning a trip to Savannah, Ga., Jekyll Island and Beaufort, S.C., in November.
    Cost for the seven-day, six-night trip is $539 per person for double occupancy. The group will travel from Nov. 10 to Nov. 16. Cost includes motorcoach transportation, lodging including four nights in Savannah, 10 meals, various different tours on Jekyll Island, in Savannah and in Beaufort and more.

  • Annual St. Meinrad Rocks fest in September to benefit foundation fund

    ST. MEINRAD – The third annual St. Meinrad Rocks Fest will be held Sept. 27 and 28 and will be an outdoor event this year.

  • Community Events, July 25

    The Perry County News is pleased to announce events of local interest as a service to our readers and the community. Information should be sent to The News at P.O. Box 309, Tell City, IN 47586.
    Information can also be faxed to 547-2847 or e-mailed to lifestyles@perrycountynews.com. Please include a telephone number.


    Open house for Edgar Whitcomb

    TELL CITY – The friends of Edgar Whitcomb will have an open house for the former governor from 4 to 7 p.m. today at the Tell City Depot on Seventh Street.

  • Lincoln Trail guild’s “quilt show and so much more”

    TELL CITY – Have you always wanted to learn to quilt? 
    You could get that opportunity this summer at the annual quilt show sponsored by the Lincoln Trail Quilt Guild.
    The show will be Aug. 9 and 10 at the Evangelical Church of Christ in Tell City. At the show, you can admire quilts of all sizes and inquire about quilting classes from the ladies of the quilt guild. If enough interest is shown, a day class will be held later in the fall.
    The quilt show will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 9 and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 10.

  • Perry Central band meeting, picnic July 31

    LEOPOLD – The Perry Central Marching Band will host a mandatory meeting and picnic Wednesday.
    The picnic will immediately follow band camp at 4 p.m. that day. Hot dogs and drinks will be provided.  Those attending may take a side dish or snacks. The mandatory meeting will start at 4:30 p.m.
    The group will discuss band camp fees and concessions, meet the band director, learn about the boosters and discuss the calendar for the year.  
    There will be a drawing for prizes. Winners must be present to claim their prize.

  • Open house for Rose Stiles Saturday

    TELL CITY – An open house to celebrate the 90th birthday of Rose Stiles will be from 1:30 to 4:30 pm. Saturday at the Perry County Coon Club.
    Everyone is invited to attend and help her celebrate with family and friends. She has requested no gifts.