Community Calendar

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT PROGRAM AT DUBOIS LIBRARY – Program runs through February 13. Library is collecting supplies to help the Southern Indiana Resource Solutions (SIRS) organization. Drop off any of the following items to the library: craft or office supplies, plastic plates, paper towels, facial tissues, and bottled water.

GOLDEN TICKET DRAWING APRIL 18 – Drawing will be held at 11 a.m. April 18 in Market Street Park. Tickets $25 each. Grand prize $5000, 2nd prize $1000, 3rd and 4th prizes $500. Tickets available at Gehlhausen’s Flowers, Lush Esthetics, and Huntingburg Chamber office. Can also be ordered by mail – send check or cash to DCCC P.O. Box 311, Huntingburg, IN 47542. Include name, address, phone number, and email address.


MON JAN 27 (Today) – TUE JAN 28 – MOVIE SCREENINGS OF EVA: A-7063 AT DUBOIS LIBRARY – Begins at 1 p.m. Monday and 6 p.m. Tuesday. EVA: A-7063 for HOLOCAUST REMEMBRANCE DAY marks the 75th  anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, the day Hoosier Eva Mozes Kor was freed from the Nazi camp at age 10 at age 10. She survived inhuman experiments by notorious Nazi doctor Josef Mengele and emerged as the leading global figure in the fight to keep the lessons of the Holocaust alive, delivering a message at once controversial and immensely powerful….forgiveness. The movie lasts 90 minutes with time for discussion following the movie. For additional information call 812 678-2548.

MON JAN 27 (Today) – 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 JAN 27 (Today) – TEEN KEURIG CAFÉ OPEN AT FERDINAND LIBRARY – Café open Mondays after school until 4 p.m. in the Teen Center. Participants can play games, study, or just visit. Snack will be served with your choice of hot chocolate or cappuccino from the café.

MON JAN 27 (Today) – STEM CHALLENGE: WHAT CAUSES THE SEASONS? AT FERDINAND LIBRARY – Begins at 3:30 p.m. Participants learn about light and shadows and how they affect the world around us at different times of the year. For 2nd graders and up. Children under 8 need to be accompanied by an adult. To pre-register CLICK HERE.

MON JAN 27 (Tonight) – LET’S PAINT AT JASPER LIBRARY – Begins at 6 p.m. in library annex meeting room. Participants use library’s paints and painting supplies to create fun gifts, trendy decorations, or other painted objects. Paint supplies provided, just bring your projects to paint.

MON JAN 27 (Tonight) – END-OF-THE-MONTH BOOK CLUB MEETS AT DUBOIS LIBRARY – Scheduled from 6:30-8 p.m. Participants will discuss Run by Ann Patchett. Book copies available at the library front desk.

TUE JAN 28 – RESERVATION DEADLINE FOR SOIL & WATER DISTRICT MEETING – The Dubois County Soil and Water Conservation District Annual Meeting is scheduled Tuesday, February 4th, at the St. Anthony Community Center. Doors will open at 6 p.m., the program begins at 6:30. SWCD Invasive Species Specialist Emily Finch will be the keynote speaker. Her topic will be Work Smarter, Not Harder: How to Make the Most of Your Invasive Control Efforts. Catered meal, presentation of awards, election of SWCD supervisors, reporting of 2019 SWCD activities and 2019 financial report. Meal cost is $5. RSVP by January 28th. To register call 812 482-1171, Ext. 3.

TUE JAN 28- 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 JAN 28- 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 JAN 28- AFTER SCHOOL CRAFT TUESDAY AT FERDINAND LIBRARY – An After School Craft program is scheduled from 3:15 to 3:45 Tuesday afternoon at the Ferdinand Library. Participants will celebrate fall by creating an autumn picture with paint.

TUE JAN 28- KEURIG’S KORNER AT DUBOIS LIBRARY – For middle and high school age kids. Open every Tuesday after school until 5:30 p.m. Snacks, drinks, and games for the kids, who can also use the time to do homework or just hang out.

TUE JAN 28 – KAHOOT! AT FERDINAND LIBRARY – Begins at 3:30 p.m. For 5th graders through age 12. Participants compete in trivia for a chance to win a prize.

TUE JAN 28 – ADULTING 20/20 AT JASPER LIBRARY – Begins at 6 p.m. Series is designed to help teens and young adults prepare for success is the “real world.” Each month participants will tackle one essential skill. This month they will learn how to create easy, inexpensive meals using just a microwave or toaster oven. For ages 16-25. CLICK HERE to register.

TUE JAN 28 – ADULT CRAFT CLUB MEETS AT BIRDSEYE LIBRARY – Program is full. No waiting list.

TUE JAN 28 – EVENING BOOK CLUB MEETS AT JASPER LIBRARY – Begins at 6:30 p.m. This month’s book selection – In God We Trust, All Others Pay Cash by Jean Shepard. New members always welcome. Book copies available at the library front desk.

WED JAN 29 – MOVIE SCREENINGS OF EVA: A-7063 AT JASPER LIBRARY – Begins at 6:30 p.m. in the library theater. EVA: A-7063 for HOLOCAUST REMEMBRANCE DAY marks the 75th  anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, the day Hoosier Eva Mozes Kor was freed from the Nazi camp at age 10 at age 10. She survived inhuman experiments by notorious Nazi doctor Josef Mengele and emerged as the leading global figure in the fight to keep the lessons of the Holocaust alive, delivering a message at once controversial and immensely powerful….forgiveness. The movie lasts 90 minutes with time for discussion following the movie. For additional information call 812 482-2712.

THU JAN 30 – 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 JAN 30 – BLOOD PRESSURE CHECKS AT BIRDSEYE LIBRARY – The checks are scheduled every Thursday. Checks are available from 2 to 4 p.m.

THU JAN 30 – FINGER FOOTBALL SUPERBOWL AT JASPER LIBRARY – Begins at 3 p.m. Celebrate Super Bowl LIV with library’s own mini Finger Football Bowl. Come to play or to cheer and enjoy Super Bowl worthy snacks with friends. Last player standing takes home the prize! For ages 10 to 18. No registration necessary.

THU JAN 30 – DULCIMER LESSONS AT JASPER LIBRARY – Begin at 6 p.m. Free introductory lessons. All skills levels welcome, but focus will be on beginners. Participants must bring a dulcimer to the class. Pre-registration required. To register call 812 482-2712 or email bwoodard@jdcpl.us.

THU JAN 30 – ADULT ARTS & CRAFTS AT FERDINAND LIBRARY – REGISTRATION CLOSED – NO WAITING LIST.

FRI JAN 31 – REGISTRATION DEADLINE FOR CREATIVITY TIME AT DUBOIS LIBRARY – Elementary and Family Creativity Time: Light of My Life Light Bulb 6:30-7:30 p.m. February 5 and 2:45-3:30 p.m. February 7. All ages welcome. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult. Pre-registration required. Registration deadline January 31. Sign up for one class only. To register for the February 5 class CLICK HERE. To register for the February 7 class CLICK HERE.

FRI JAN 31 – 8×8 COMMUNITY EXHIBIT AT KREMPP GALLERY CLOSES – The exhibit, which opened January 2, has featured 8 x 8 inch artwork by all mediums. Krempp Gallery hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, until 7 p.m. Thursdays, and from noon to 3 p.m. Sundays.

FRI JAN 31 – 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 JAN 31 – 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.

SAT FEB 1 – HANDMADE TREASURE CLUB MEETS AT JASPER LIBRARY – Scheduled from 9:15-10:15 a.m. in the library theater. For ages 9 to 18. Participants introduced to reading cross stitch resources and supplies, practice skills with the help of volunteer Jessica Mordy, and learn to make cross stitch bookmarks to take home. Bring your own supplies or use library’s.  Pre-registration requested, but not required. To register CLICK HERE.

SAT FEB 1 – JIGSAW PUZZLE EVENT AT JASPER LIBRARY – Begins at 9:30 a.m. in celebration of  National Puzzle Day. For adults, teens, and families. Jigsaw puzzles available for individuals and groups to work on in the library any time during the day. No registration required. Free and open to the public.

SAT FEB 1 – FIRST SATURDAY BOOK SALE AT DUBOIS LIBRARY – Scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Lots of great books, audio books, and DVDs for sale at great prices. Everyone welcome.

SAT FEB 1 – STORY TIME WITH LUCAS AT FERDINAND LIBRARY – Begins at 10:30 a.m. Lucas is a therapy dog who loves to be read to. Participants can listen to stories and read to Lucas.

SAT FEB 1 – MANGA ANIME GAMING CLUB MEETS AT JASPER LIBRARY – Begins at 1 p.m. Participants join other avid gamers, anime lovers, and future mangaka for fun activities, great films, and friendly competition. Bring whatever portable gaming system and games you enjoy to play against each other. Bring card games to compete with friends or trade cards to build an awesome deck. Children 7 and young should bring a guardian with them.

SAT FEB 1 – HIPLET BALLERINAS AT JASPER ARTS CENTER – Showtime 7:30 p.m. The Hiplet Ballerinas fuse classical pointe techniques with African, Latin, Hip-Hop, and urban dance styles that are rooted in communities of color. Performances incorporate the rhythms of African drums with Tchaikovsky, arabesques, and beat-boxing or even Tango en p;ointe – all set to popular music audiences will recognize. Tickets are 35 for adults, $33 for seniors, and $30 for students and children. Tickets are available from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Jasper Community Arts box office, 951 College Avenue, Jasper. For additional ticket information call 812 482-3070.


 

OIL PAINTING CLASSES SCHEDULED AT DUBOIS LIBRARY – Two oil painting classes are scheduled in 2020 at the Dubois Library. The first is Magic Mountains with Bob Ross Instructor Brian Sutton scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, February 29. Participants will learn, step by step, how to paint mountains, grassy foothills, and trees using oil paints. No experience necessary. All painting materials provided. Participants should bring paper towels for wiping their brushes as well as snacks and drinks to eat and drink during class and short breaks. The second class is Fantasy Flowers with Bob Ross instructor Karen Saunders scheduled from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 18. Participants in the one-day oil painting workshop will learn and practice basic floral painting techniques before trying their hands at their own Fantasy Flowers painting. Class limited to first 15 signees. Participants should bring paper towels and their own lunch/snacks/drinks. Library will provide each painter with two canvases and all brushes and materials needed for workshop. Cost of the February 29 class is $50, but you can save $10 off the cost by using coupon code MMT229 when registering. Cost of the April 18 class is $80, but you can save $20 off the cost by using coupon code Floral20 when registering.  Pre-registration and payment due in advance for both classes. To register for either class online CLICK HERE or call 812 508-6747. The Dubois Library cannot sign you up or take payment for either of these events.

DOLLHOUSES ON DISPLAY AT COUNTY MUSEUM – A dollhouse display opened recently at the Dubois County Museum in Jasper. The dollhouses were gifted to the museum by dollhouse builder and designer Ron and the late Lela Greubel from Ireland. Each house is a unique look into the miniature world of dollhouses. The Greubels operated a dollhouse shop in Ireland from 1986 to 2003 where they built and sold dollhouses and dollhouse furnishings of 1/12 scale. The shop was closed following Lela’s passing in 2003. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, and 1-4 p.m. Sunday. Closed Mondays and major holidays.

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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