Community Calendar

TUE NOV 19 (Today)- 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 NOV 19 (Today) – TRIVIA TUESDAY AT FERDINAND LIBRARY – Scheduled at 3:15 p.m. every Tuesday. Play Trivia to earn chances on prizes.

WED NOV 20 – AFTER SCHOOL CRAFT FOR KIDS AT FERDINAND LIBRARY – Begins at 3:30 p.m. Perler bead craft. All supplies provided. Pre-registration requested. To register CLICK HERE.

WED NOV 20 – EVENING BOOK CLUB MEETS AT FERDINAND LIBRARY – Begins at 6:30 p.m. Participants will discuss Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison. Next month’s book selection, The Immoral Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot, will be passed out at end of meeting. New members always welcome. Book copies available at the library.

WED NOV 20 – FINANCIAL PEACE LIVE AT JASPER LIBRARY – Begins at 6:30 p.m. Live stream of  Financial Peach Live starts participants on a seven step plan to take control of their money.

WED NOV 20 – OPEN HOUSE & WATCH PARTY AT LIVEWIRE COWORKING SPACE – Scheduled from 7-11 p.m. at Livewire CoWorking Space, 402 East 13th Street in Jasper. Debate telecast hosted by Dubois County Democrats. Drinks and d’oeuvres will be served. Special guest 8th District Congressional Candidate Thomasina Marsili. Music by Sparrow & Crandall with guest drummer Mike Kendall. Everyone welcome.

THU NOV 21 – TINY TOTS PAINTING AT JASPER LIBRARY – Begins at 10 a.m. Using new pizza boxes donated by Pizza Hut, the program will allow participants (ages 3 and under) to be a creative tiny Picasso. They will have a chance to finger paint or uses brushes and other supplies provided for this age group. Kids should be dressed to have a messy good time. Pre-registration required. To register CLICK HERE.

THU NOV 21 – 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 NOV 21 – DINE WITH A DOC AT SHILOH UMC – Scheduled from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the third Thursday of every month at Shiloh United Methodist Church in Jasper. Participants get to listen to a doctor speak while eating a meal. After doctor has spoken there will be an opportunity for the attendees to ask him/her questions about the lecture or subject he/she was speaking about. Drawing for an attendance prize will follow. No cost. Complimentary meal. RSVP to rachelle.beckman@homeinstead.com or call 812 499-7363. For additional information CLICK HERE.

THU NOV 21 – PERLER BEAD PIXEL ART AT JASPER LIBRARY – Begins at 3:30 p.m. Participants make a perler bead craft based on a design of their choice. For ages 10 and up.

THU NOV 21 – FESTIVAL OF TREES OPENS AT COUNTY MUSEUM – Doors open at 5:30 p.m. at the Dubois County Museum in Jasper followed by the opening of the Festival of Trees program from 6 to 7. This year the festival will showcase Dubois County communities. The theme is up to those who decorate their town’s tree. The decorations may relate to the community, but that isn’t a requirement.  Trees are 7 and a half feet tall. Participants may add their own lights for a more sparkling effect. Entertainment by a Praise Band, refreshments will be served, and many prizes will be awarded. Trees should be decorated after November 13th and before the 21st. They may be taken down after January 6th.

THU NOV 21 – KNOT JUST KNITTING AT JASPER LIBRARY – Begins at 6 p.m Open to anyone interested in working on group or individual projects. Participants learn from each other and offer encouragement and fellowship along the way. Call Jill at the library if you have any questions. Looms and some knitting needles available to check out or try out before purchasing your own.

THU NOV 21 – ADULT ARTS & CRAFTS  AT FERDINAND LIBRARY – Begins at 6:30 p.m. Participants will decorate a festive wine bottle with ribbon, a reindeer, and snowflakes. All supplies provided. To register CLICK HERE.

FRI NOV 22 – CHAIR YOGA AT DUBOIS LIBRARY – Scheduled from 9:15-10 a.m. every Friday. Gentle chair and standing yoga for everyone. No floor exercises. Pre-registration for the month required. To register call 812 678-2548 or email dmurphy@jdcpl.us.

FRI NOV 22 – 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 NOV 22 – MOVIE FOR GROWNUPS AT FERDINAND LIBRARY – Curtain time 1 p.m. Featured film Beetlejuice. Popcorn and a beverage. Everyone welcome.

FRI NOV 22 – BUSINESS MODEL CANVAS WORKSHOP AT LIVEwire – Scheduled from noon to 1:30 p.m. at LIVEwire (Suite 209), 402 East 13th Street in Jasper. The lunch workshop, fueled by Elevate Ventures, helps participants sort out ideas through the Business Model Canvas, a popular tool that helps new companies understand critical components of their business. A road map for moving forward with new ideas will cover the ins and outs for moving forward with the new ideas. Jasper native Katie Birge, executive director at Launch Indy, will lead the workshop. Katie regularly works with startup companies and tech scale-ups in Central and Southern Indiana. Free workshop, but pre-registration is requested. To register CLICK HERE. 

SAT NOV 23 – SATURDAY STORYTIME AT JASPER LIBRARY – Begins at 10 a.m. Families with children of all ages are welcome.

SAT NOV 23 – WAY DOWN WANDERERS AT ASTRA THEATRE IN JASPER – Showtime 7:30 p.m. Concert will showcase the group’s distinctive sound which draws on elements of bluegrass and classic rock and multi-part harmonies. Reserved tickets on main floor and balcony are $14.95 with a $29.95 VIP option that includes reserved parking, a pre-show meet-and-greet with the artists, and a $5 concession voucher.

MON NOV 25 – TEEN CAFÉ OPEN AT JASPER LIBRARY – Open at 3:15 p.m. Teens can have a cup of coffee or cocoa and a snack in the library theater, hang out, do homework, or play games (video games available).

MON NOV 25 – KEURIG CAFÉ OPEN AT FERDINAND LIBRARY – Café open Mondays after school until 4 p.m. Teens can play games, study, or just visit. Snack will be served with your choice of hot chocolate or cappuccino from the café.

MON NOV 25 – FAMILY CRAFT AT FERDINAND LIBRARY – Begins at 3:30 p.m. Participants will make a Pumpkin Pie Wheel. Pre-registration requested. To register CLICK HERE.

MON NOV 25 – END-OF-THE-MONTH BOOK CLUB MEETS AT DUBOIS LIBRARY – Meets from 6:30-8 p.m. Participants will discuss A People’s History of the United States by Howard Zinn. Book copies available at the library front desk. Everyone welcome.

MON NOV 25 – LETTERS TO SANTA WITH MRS. CLAUS AT JASPER LIBRARY – PROGRAM FILLED. NO REGISTRATIONS AVAILABLE.


 

GOLDEN TICKET CASH RAFFLE UNDERWAY – The Huntingburg Chamber of Commerce and Merchants Association’s Golden Ticket cash raffle, featuring a grand prize of $5,000, is underway. Only 500 tickets will be sold. Second prize is $1,000, third and fourth prizes are $500. Tickets are $50 each. The drawing will be held during Christmas Stroll 2019 or when all tickets are sold. The drawing will be held in Market Street Park, 309 North Geiger Street. Proceeds will support and promote Historic Downtown Huntingburg. Tickets are available at Gehlhausen’s Flowers, 414 E. 4th Street, Lush Esthetics & Boutique, 506 E. 4th Street, and at the Huntingburg Chamber of Commerce office, 327 E. 4th Street.

JASPER COMMUNITY ARTS SEEKING VOLUNTEERS FOR 2019-2020 SEASON – Twelve shows will be presented across a variety of genres. Front of House volunteers are needed to assist with scanning tickets, distributing programs, and ushering. Backstage Volunteers are needed for load-in and load-out, operate follow spot, and assist with wardrobe. Previous experience is helpful, but not required. Those who participate will be able to attend the performance for free. To volunteer or for additional information contact Volunteer Coordinator Liz Book at 812 482-3070 or email jasperarts@jasperindiana.gov. Volunteer forms can also be found at jasperarts.org under the Get Involved tab or CLICK HERE.


 

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