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Coming Events

  • 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.

  • Dinner theatre fundraiser Feb. 25

    SANTA CLAUS – The Santa Claus Museum and Relay for Life team H-A-P-P-Y present “Bullets in the Bathtub,” a murder mystery dinner theatre fundraiser Saturday, Feb. 25, at the Sisters of St. Benedict Monastery Event Hall at 802 E. 10th St. in Ferdinand.

    Tickets cost $50 per person and doors open at 6 p.m. Central time. Guests are encouraged to wear 1920s attire, as they will be part of the show.

    The dinner will be provided by The Mill House. The cash bar will be provided by St. Benedict’s Brew Works and Monkey Hollow Winery.

  • Community Events; Jan. 26

    Sons of Legion to sell pork chop dinners

     

    TELL CITY – Tell City Sons of the American Legion Squadron 213 will sell pork chop dinners beginning at 11 a.m. Sunday, Super Bowl Feb. 5, at the post home.

    Dinners will include a pork chop, creek fries and baked beans. The cost will be $8 and dinners will be available for dine-in or carry-out.

     

    Boater safety course Feb. 13-15

     

  • Dodgeball tourney Feb. 26

    TELL CITY – Big Brothers-Big Sisters of Perry and Spencer counties will host the second annual dodgeball tourney on Sunday, Feb. 26, at Tell City High School.

    The tourney will begin at noon. Teams of six people are welcome to join in the fun. Cost is $150 per team with all proceeds benefiting children served by local Big Brothers Big Sisters programs.

  • Community Events; Jan. 23

    Perry Central boater safety course

     

    LEOPOLD – There will be a boater safety course offered at Perry Central School beginning Feb. 13, 14 and 15 at 6 p.m. each evening.

    The topics of discussion will be navigation rules and boating safety laws. A Certification Card can be obtained if all requirements are met.

    The class will be taught by Indiana Conservation officer Zac Howerton.  There is no charge. For those who would like to register for this class, call Dixie Dickerson at (812) 843-5122.

  • 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.

  • COMMUNITY EVENTS; JAN. 12

    Essential Oils class Jan. 25

     

    The Villas at Oakwood will host a class on the use of essential oils Wednesday, Jan. 25, at 5 p.m. at the Club House. Dinah Harpenau will teach how participants can use essential oils in their daily lives.

    This is a free class open to the community.

     

    Raffle at St. Meinrad K of C

     

  • Relay for Life 2017 season beginning for Perry County

    PERRY COUNTY – American Cancer Society is calling on all community members to participate in the annual Relay For Life of Perry County, on June 17, at City Hall Park, Tell City. The Relay For Life movement is the world’s largest fundraising event to save lives from cancer. Uniting communities across the globe, the event celebrates people who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost, and take action for lifesaving change.

  • Two-day ATV safety training course begins Jan. 17

    EVANSVILLE – A free two-day all-terrain vehicle safety training course, presented by multi-state 4-H safety coordinator Mike Klumpp, is available for local law enforcement, EMS, educators teaching grades 2 and up, Purdue Extension, Department of Natural Resources, youth groups, departments of health, Boy and Girl Scouts, Safe Kids coalitions, fire departments or state agencies.

  • EverBody’s to launch 15th Biggest Loser contest Jan. 11

    TELL CITY – EverBody’s Fun and Fitness will hold the 15th season of its Biggest Loser weight loss contest from January 11 to March 22.

    The deadline for registration is Jan. 4. The price for members is $20 for members and $145 for guests, which includes a 10 week membership.

    The contest includes many facets of the popular NBC show, including teams, coaches, weekly tips, accountability, motivation, weekly weigh-ins, last chance workouts and team workouts.