Community Events, Sept. 16

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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 emailed to lifestyles@perrycountynews.com. Please include a telephone number.

Cannelton Legion Auxiliary meetings
CANNELTON – The Cannelton American Legion Auxiliary meetings will be held the second Tuesday of each month at 5:30 p.m. at the legion post home.
All members are encouraged to attend and anyone interested in joining is welcome.
Football families to meet Thursday
LEOPOLD – The Perry Central football families will gather for a meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday in the high-school study-hall room.

TC Moose dinners Saturday

TELL CITY – Tell City Moose Lodge 1424 will sell barbecue and pork chop dinners beginning at 3:30 p.m. Friday at the corner of 12th and Tell streets in Tell City.
Dinners will include half a chicken or a 11/4-inch pork chop with creek-fried potatoes and green beans.
Cost is $7.50 per plate and pre-sale tickets can be purchased from any Moose member or at the Moose lodge.

Evanston hog roast, softball tourney

EVANSTON – The 30th annual Evanston hog roast and co-ed softball tourney is set for Saturday.
The public is invited to form teams for the tourney, which is sponsored by  the Evanston Civic Association, and sign up by Wednesday. Cost is $150 per team.
For more information, contact Matt Keller at (812) 529-8314 or (812) 686-0448.

Free-hot-dog night at TC soccer game

TELL CITY – The Tell City Junior High Soccer team will have a free-hot-dog night – while they last – beginning at 6 p.m. Saturday during the home game against North Posey. 
Festivities start 30 minutes prior to the game. All students, grade 12 and younger are admitted free.
Admission for adults is $3.

Tractor ride Saturday

BRANCHVILLE – The Ohio Valley Tractor Association’s annual tractor ride is set for Saturday.
The group will leave from the Branchville Conservation Club at 8 a.m. and travel to the Schwartz Family Restaurant in Crawford County. Fee is $5 per tractor. Lunch will be provided at the restaurant. There will also be live entertainment.
For more information, call 843-5746 or 843-5716.

Muzzle-loader match at Rome lodge Oct. 5
ROME – Rome Lodge 133 Free and Accepted Masons will host a muzzle-loader shooting match Oct. 5. Registration will start at 10 a.m. and match will begin at noon. The event will be held on Millstone Road, just east of Rocky Point. Those attending are asked to follow the signs.
All muzzle load rifles are eligible including in line and scoped. All shooting will be off hand at a distance from 25 to 75 yards. Trophies will be awarded to the top marksmen. Participants under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
Entry fee will be $10 per person. Lunch will be available but no alcoholic beverages allowed.
For more information, contact Gale Garner at 836-2847.

Arts, crafts bazaar Oct. 19

TELL CITY – Veterans of Foreign Wars 2939 Ladies Auxiliary will host an arts and crafts vendors bazaar Oct. 19 at 301 Main St., Tell City.
Tables may be reserved for $15 by calling Kim at 719-8255.
The public is invited to attend and see homemade, antique and new vendor items.

Haunted walking tour, novice hunt Oct. 12
CANNELTON – Tell City Ghost Hunters will present their second annual Historic Haunted Walking Tour and Novice Hunt Oct. 12 during the annual Heritage Fest in Cannelton.
The group will offer two walking tours from 6 to 8 p.m. and from 8 to 10 p.m. tickets are $10 per person or $15 per couple.
The novice hunt will be held at the Perry County Museum from 10:15 p.m. to 2 a.m. There is a limit of 10 tickets for the event and cost is $20 each.
For more details, send email to the group at tcgh2012@aol.com.

Kickball tournament benefit Oct. 12
CANNELTON – The Perry County Museum will host a kickball tournament fundraiser Oct. 12 at Legion Field in Cannelton.
Teams will need to consist of a minimum of nine players and registration cost is $50 per team. Times of matches have yet to be determined and will depend on the number of teams competing. Watch the News for more details.
Awards will be given to the top two teams and to the team with the best name, best team shirt design and most home runs.
All teams must be registered by Sept. 28. For more information or to register, contact Lena Joyal by email at lmjoyal@gmail.com or call 619-0708.

Free blood-pressure, -sugar tests offered by VNA Plus

TELL CITY – Keep a watch on your well-being by taking advantage of free monthly blood-pressure and blood-sugar screenings offered by VNA Plus Home Care and Hospice. The screenings will take place from 9 to 10 a.m. Sept. 26 at Twilight Towers in Tell City.
The clinic is conducted by registered nurses and no preregistration is necessary.
For more information, call the VNA Plus Tell City office at 547-7967 or toll free at (800) 743-4862; or visit www.vnaplus.org.

Books needed at Twilight Towers
TELL CITY – The Twilight Towers Library is looking for some more large-print books, paperback or hardback, to add to its collection.
Gently used books would be much appreciated by the tenants. Books can be dropped off at the Twilight Towers office, 1648 10th St., Tell City.
Oakwood’s day at the movies
TELL CITY – Oakwood and Care One Home Health host senior citizens days at the movies the third Wednesday of each month at Tell City Cinemas.
A free movie is shown with a choice of current films available, popcorn and a soft drink.
Doors open at noon and the movie begins at 1.

Santa Claus Legion poker games
SANTA CLAUS – Santa Claus American Legion Post 242 conducts Texas Hold ’em poker tourneys the second and fourth Thursdays of each month.
Sign in is from 5 to 6 p.m. Play begins at 6:15 p.m.

Zumba at Schergens Center

TELL CITY – Everbody’s in Tell City and Perry County Wellness are sponsoring Zumba classes at the Schergens Center at 6:30 p.m. every Monday.
Cost is $3 per class or $12 for five sessions. Perry County students are admitted to classes for free.