Community Calendar

COUNTY MUSEUM MEMBERSHIP DRIVE UNDERWAY – The Dubois County Museum is holding a membership drive. Memberships are available and prospective new members are invited to take advantage of a special offer. By purchasing a 2019 membership now, new members will be granted free admission into the museum for exhibits and program for the remainder of 2018 and all of 2019. The memberships will be good until December 31, 2019. For membership costs and additional information on the membership drive CLICK HERE.

MON OCT 15 (Tonight) – 4-H EXPO AT 4-H FAIRGROUNDS – The family-friendly 4-H Expo is scheduled from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the Clover Pavilion at the Dubois County 4-H Fairgrounds, 4157 South State Round 162, Huntingburg, miles south of Jasper. The Expo presents an opportunity to learn more about 4-H Clubs, exciting 4-H events, and 4-H projects. The theme for this year’s Expo Fall Into Nature. Various activities and games related to 4-H as well as prizes and free hot dogs, chips, and drinks. For more information on the 4-H Expo CLICK HERE.

TUE OCT 16 – LOCAL CHAMBERS HOSTING SMALL BUSINESS NETWORKING GROUP – Scheduled from 8:15 to 9:15 a.m. the third Tuesday of every month. Co-hosted by the Huntingburg and Ferdinand Chambers of Commerce to create connections between existing small business owners. The October meeting will be held at the Old School Café in Huntingburg. Everyone is welcome. Chamber membership is not required to attend.

TUE OCT 16 – FAMILY STORYTIME AT JASPER LIBRARY – Begins at 10 a.m. every Tuesday. All families welcome to bring children of all ages. No registration necessary.

TUE OCT 16 – MY BIG PERSON & ME AT DUBOIS LIBRARY – Special story time created for infants through 6 years of age and their caregivers. Scheduled from 11-11:30 every Tuesday morning. Stories, music, movement, and fun for the kids. Pre-registration is required.

TUE OCT 16 – TECH HELP AT JASPER LIBRARY – Scheduled from 1 to 3 p.m. every Tuesday. Bring your own devices or use library’s laptops. Participants receive assistance using basic computer skills, email, Overdrive, writing letters, using a tablet, etc. No registration required.

TUE OCT 16 – TODDLER TUESDAY AT BIRDSEYE LIBRARY – Begins at 2 p.m. Mary helps participants ping little pumpkins, read some silly Halloween stories. Parents make sure to bring a change of clothes or bring the children in play clothes.

TUE OCT 16 – TRIVIA TUESDAY AT FERDINAND LIBRARY – Scheduled at 3:15 p.m. every Tuesday. Play Trivia to earn chances on prizes.

TUE OCT 16 – KEURIG’S KORNER AT DUBOIS LIBRARY– For middle and high school age kids. Open every Tuesday after school until 5 p.m. Snacks, drinks, and games for the kids, who can also use the time to do homework or just hang out.

TUE OCT 16 – YOUNG ADULTING 101 AT DUBOIS LIBRARY – After school until 5 p.m. every Tuesday. For middle and high school students. Participants learn how to prepare food, mend clothes, make a budget, and more.

WED OCT 17 – COMPUTER/TABLET ASSISTANCE AT FERDINAND LIBRARY – Scheduled from 1-3 p.m. Participants receive assistance with basic computer skills, email, Overdrive, writing letters, using a tablet, etc. Drop-ins are welcome.

WED OCT 17 – TEEN MOVIE AT FERDINAND LIBRARY – Curtain time 3:15 p.m. Featured film The Space Between Us. PG 13, 121 minutes. All teens welcome.

WED OCT 17 – HEALTH CARE Q & A SESSION AT JASPER LIBRARY – Begins at 6:30 p.m. Lesa Seng, who works with Tri-Cap and is a certified and licensed Navigator, will be the navigator for the session. Questions about the healthcare marketplace will be answered. Participants learn about getting enrolled for healthcare coverage. For additional information contact Seng at 812 482-2233, Extension 145.

WED OCT 17 – AIR FORCE CONCERT BAND AT JASPER ARTS CENTER – Begins at 7 p.m. The concert by the United States Air Force Band of Mid-America is free and open to the public. Presented in partnership with Jasper Community Arts, the performance is family-friendly for all ages.

THU OCT 18 – DUPLO FOR KIDS 2-5 AT JASPER LIBRARY – Begins at 10 a.m. in the library annex. Duplo blocks will be provided. No registration required.

THU OCT 18 – STORIES FOR LITTLES AT FERDINAND LIBRARY – The class gets underway at 10:30 every Thursday morning. Stories and activities for preschool and younger children. Sometimes song, sometimes crafts, and always a story or two.

THU OCT 18 – FREE BLOOD PRESSURE CHECKS AT DUBOIS LIBRARY – Scheduled from 1-2 p.m. in the library community room on third Thursday of every month. Checks administered by the Faith Community Nurses from Memorial Hospital.

THU OCT 18 – BLOOD PRESSURE CHECKS AT BIRDSEYE LIBRARY – The checks are scheduled every Thursday. Checks are available from 2 to 4 p.m.

THU OCT 18 – ART CLASS FOR HOMESCHOOL STUDENTS AT BIRDSEYE LIBRARY – Scheduled from 2-3:30 p.m. Focus will be on Fall related art projects. Class meets on the first and third Thursday of each month through December. Pre-registration required.

THU OCT 18 – BASIC GENEALOGY STUDY GROUP MEETS AT JASPER LIBRARY – Begins at 6 p.m. Group follows the curriculum of the Gale Course and learn how to do genealogy research. October 18 subject Vital Records.

THU OCT 18 – ADULT CRAFT AT DUBOIS LIBRARY – Scheduled from 6-8 p.m. Participants will create a gingerbread boy door hanger. For adults only. Pre-registration required.

THU OCT 18 – WILL READ & SING SHOW AT PARKLANDS OF JASPER – Begins at 7 p.m. in the Parklands Pavilion, 800 West 15th Street. The public benefit show will feature live music and humor by Troubadours of Divine Bliss, Debbie Schuetter, Stan Levco, Kyle Lueken, Trina Severson, novelist Sara Hayden (IUPUI), and Scott Saalman. Admission $10 or more donation at the door. All proceeds benefit Crisis Connection. Everyone welcome.

FRI OCT 19 – REGISTRATION DEADLINE FOR LAUNCHING YOUR OWN BUSINESS WORKSHOP – The workshop, which is designed to help would-be entrepreneurs determine their preparedness and ability to start a business by examining the opportunities, responsibilities, and challenges involved in business ownership, is scheduled Thursday, October 25 (from 5-7 p.m.) in the Jasper Chamber of Commerce conference room. Registration fee is $30, which includes a comprehensive workbook. Pre-registration required. Registration deadline is Friday, October 19. To register, or for additional information, call 812 482-6866 or email chamber@jasperin.org.

FRI OCT 19 – TECHNOLOGY HELP AT DUBOIS LIBRARY – Scheduled from 10 a.m. to noon every Friday. Katherine will help participants with questions about their computer or wireless devices.

FRI OCT 19 – NOT-SO-SCARY SCARY STORIES FOR KIDS & FAMILIES AT DUBOIS LIBRARY – Scheduled from 6-6:45 p.m. Presented by professional story teller Sally Perkins. Sally will make participants feel a “little suspense,” make them giggle, and maybe make them jump once or twice. 

FRI OCT 19 – REALLY SCARY STORIES FOR TEENS AND ADULTS AT DUBOIS LIBRARY – Scheduled from 7:30-8:30 p.m. Presented by professional story teller Sally Perkins. She will try to “scare your pants off” if you dare to come to this performance. All teens and adults welcome.

SAT OCT 20 – HUNTINGBURG FARMERS MARKET OPEN – Open from 7-10 a.m. in the Memorial Gym parking lot. Local farmers and vendors, fresh fruits, produce, and more. The Huntingburg Farmers Market is open every Saturday through October.

SAT OCT 20 – FALL CLEAN UP AT PATOKA LAKE – The Fall mini-clean up at the Young’s Creek/Grimes Lake area of Patoka Lake, hosted by the Patoka Lake Watershed Steering Committee, is scheduled from 9-11 a.m. Limited parking. Participants asked to pre-register. Volunteers will pick up litter from the gravel access roads and may also choose to bring kayaks to clean up litter from the shoreline. Bags, gloves, and litter grabbers will be provided.  Participants should wear long pants and sturdy shoes. To register and for additional information call 812482-7865 or email duboiscoswmd@psci.net.

SAT OCT 20 – BOOK CELLAR OPEN AT  JASPER LIBRARY – Open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on third Saturday of every month. Hosted by Friends of the Library. Everyone welcome.

SAT OCT 20 – KNIT-A-THON AT JASPER LIBRARY – Scheduled from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. All types of crafters and needlecrafters encouraged to bring their own projects and spend the day working on them or helping make hats for the Library Hat Basket or the Heart Association Red Hat for Babies project. Refreshments will be served, including a light lunch.

SAT OCT 20 – MODEL TRAIN SHOW AND SWAP MEET AT COUNTY MUSEUM – Scheduled from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Third annual show hosted by the Train Club. Some 30 vendors will be on hand to buy or sell different types and sizes of train cars, sets, boys, and accessories. A number of model train layouts display and running. Concessions, including hot dogs, chips, and drinks will be available for purchase. Admission to the museum required. Free admission for museum members.

SAT OCT 20 – WRITERS CAFE AT DUBOIS LIBRARY – Open from 10-11 a.m. Participants create new worlds through the written word. Coffee provided while you write and share your work with others, find inspiration, motivation, and encouragement. Open to adults 18 and holder.

SAT OCT 20 – ADULT FALL CRAFT AT FERDINAND LIBRARY – Begins at 10:30 a.m. Participants will make their own burlap pumpkin. All supplies and snacks provided.

SAT OCT 20 KNITTING HATS WITH A LOOM – Scheduled from noon to 3 p.m. Easy step-by-step knitting instructions using a round loom. Snacks and all supplies provided.

SAT OCT 20 – KIDS CRAFT AT BIRDSEYE LIBRARY – Begins at 1 p.m. Staff member will help kids make a spooky Halloween craft. Refreshments will be served. Pre-registration requested. Kids under 8 must bring along an adult to help them with the craft.

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