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Coming Events

  • Community Events; July 14

    Leopold Park breakfast Sunday

     

    LEOPOLD – Leopold Park Association will host an all-you-can-eat breakfast Sunday, July 17, from 8 to 11 a.m. in the gymnasium of St. Augustine.

    Meals for adults will cost $8, children 6-12 can eat for $5 and children under 5 eat for $2.50. Proceeds will go to Leopold Park.

     

    Steel guitar concert Sunday

     

  • Kaffee Klatch to be held Thursday, Aug. 11

    TELL CITY – For the second year in a row, the annual Schweizer Fest Kaffee Klatch is being held on Thursday morning – as opposed to the traditional Wednesday kick-off event. Individuals attending the 42nd annual event will have the opportunity to enjoy a hearty breakfast of traditional fare along with festival favorites. The event will be held in Evangelical United Church of Christ’s Fellowship Hall, 802 10th St., from 7 to 10 a.m.

  • Smokey Bear Birthday Party Saturday Aug. 6

    BIRDSEYE – Smokey Bear’s 72nd birthday party will be Saturday, Aug. 6, at the Patoka Lake Nature Center from 10 a.m. to noon.

  • Community Events; July 11

    Leopold Park breakfast July 17

     

    LEOPOLD – Leopold Park Association will host an all-you-can-eat breakfast Sunday, July 17, from 8 to 11 a.m. in the gymnasium of St. Augustine.

    Meals for adults will cost $8, children 6-12 can eat for $5 and children under 5 eat for $2.50. Proceeds will go to Leopold Park.

     

    Steel guitar concert July 17

     

  • Wyandotte Caves reopen

    CRAWFORD COUNTY – Wyandotte Caves State Recreation Area in Crawford County re-opened Saturday as a way of celebrating the 100th anniversary of Indiana State Parks.

    A ceremony commemorating the grand re-opening included Lt. Gov. Eric Holcomb, Indiana State Parks director Dan Bortner and local lawmakers.

    Wyandotte Caves SRA is managed by nearby O’Bannon Woods State Park and is home to Little Wyandotte and Big Wyandotte caves.

  • Womens conference coming in October

    FERDINAND – Registration is now open for the Women of the Church national conference, to be held Oct. 7-9, in Ferdinand.

    Responding to Pope Francis’ call for “a more incisive female presence” in the Church, two Indiana Benedictine institutions are co-hosting “Women of the Church: Strength of the Past. Hope for Tomorrow. A Catholic Leadership Conference.”

  • Wreath-making program set for July 19

    ROCKPORT – The Purdue Master Gardeners (Dubois, Perry, Spencer) has a special program for the month of July.

  • Community Events; July 4

    Quilt show planned July 17

     

    ST. MEINRAD – St. Meinrad Catholic Church will hold a quilt show Sunday July 17, from 10 a.m. to noon at the church.

    The public is invited to view and vote on the quilts to be given away at the fall picnic, which is set to take place Sept. 18.

     

    Free kidney class next week

     

  • ‘A. Lincoln: A Pioneer Tale’ returning for a limited six-performance run in July

    LINCOLN CITY – After a quiet 2015 (as far as theatrical productions are concerned), the Lincoln Amphitheatre’s signature event, “A. Lincoln: A Pioneer Tale,” is returning for a limited six performance run July 7-9 and 14-16.  All performances will begin at 7 p.m. central time.

    The performances mark not only a celebratory return to the Amphitheatre’s stage, but also serve as recognition and celebration of the bicentennial year for the state of Indiana, as well as the bicentennial of the Lincoln family’s arrival to southern Indiana.

  • Local Fireworks Shows

    Moose Lodge 1424 hosted its fireworks show last Saturday in Zoercher-Bettinger Park. But there are other opportunities to celebrate Independence Day with a bang. Other fireworks shows planned are as follows:

     

    • Owensboro, Ky., Smothers Park in the city’s downtown, Saturday, July 2, 9:15 p.m.

    • Derby, Sunday, July 3, 30 minutes past dusk, with viewing in Mulzer Park in Derby. Show will begin at approximately 8:45 p.m.

    •Vastwood Park, Hawesville, Ky., 9 p.m. Monday, July 4.