Community Calendar


Community Calendar

SAT APR 21 (Today) – BOOK CELLAR OPEN AT JASPER LIBRARY – Open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Hosted by the Friends of the Library, the Book Cellar is pen the third Saturday of each month. Wide selection of books to choose from. Everyone welcome.

SAT APR 21 (Today) – KIDS CRAFT TIME AT BIRDSEYE LIBRARY – Begins at 1 p.m.  New staff member Nicole will show participants how to make a Springtime craft. Pre-registration requested. Children under 7 must bring an adult with them to help with the craft.

SUN APR 22 – LEGO CLUB MEETS AT JASPER LIBRARY – Begins at 6 p.m. Lego bricks will be provided by library. No registration required.

MON APR 23 – “SHAKESPEARE SAVED MY LIFE” STORY AT DUBOIS MIDDLE SCHOOL – Begins at 1:30 p.m. in Dubois Middle School multipurpose room. Indiana State University professor Dr. Laura Bates tells her story about working with maximum security prison inmates and how the writings of Shakespeare changed their lives.  Most appropriate for mature middle school students through adults. Open to public.

MON APR 23 – KEURIG CAFÉ OPEN AT FERDINAND LIBRARY – Café opens at 3:15 every Monday afternoon. Teens are invited to hang out in the Teen Room after school for games and snacks, study, visit with friends. Choose hot chocolate or cappuccino from the café.

MON APR 23 – “SHAKESPEARE SAVED MY LIFE” STORY AT JASPER LIBRARY – Begins at 6:30 p.m. in library theater. Indiana State University professor Dr. Laura Bates tells her story about working with maximum security prison inmates and how the writings of Shakespeare changed their lives.  Most appropriate for mature middle school students through adults. Open to public.

TUE APR 24 – WALKING CLUB MEETS AT JASPER LIBRARY – The Jasper Public Library Walking Club meets at 8 a.m. at the St. Joseph Church Parish Center. Opportunity for participants to walk in a social environment. Bottled water available.

TUE APR 24 – FAMILY STORYTIME AT JASPER LIBRARY – Begins at 10 a.m. every Tuesday and at 6:30 p.m. every Wednesday. All families welcome to bring children of all ages. No registration necessary.

TUE APR 24 – TODDLER TUESDAY AT FERDINAND LIBRARY – Begins at 10:30 a.m. Participants listen to a few stories and dance and sing to songs to “get the wiggles out!”

TUE APR 24 – 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, and crafts for the kids. Pre-registration is required.

TUE APR 24 – TECH HELP AT JASPER LIBRARY – Scheduled from 1 to 3 p.m. every Tuesday in the library annex. Participants learn how to use all kinds of technology, tablets, phones, laptops, etc. Bring photos and bring or purchase a USB and get help archiving them into a digital format. No registration required.

 TUE APR 24 – TRIVIA TUESDAY AT FERDINAND LIBRARY – Scheduled after school every Tuesday in the library Teen Room. Play Trivia to earn chances on prizes presented at end of the semester.

TUE APR 24 – 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 APR 24 – YOUNG ADULTING 101 AT DUBOIS LIBRARY – After school every Tuesday. Participants learn how to prepare simple nutritious foods on a budget, mend clothes, make a budget, and more.

TUE APR 24 – ADULT CRAFT CLUB MEETS AT BIRDSEYE LIBRARY – Scheduled from 6-7:30 p.m. Participants will make metal can flowerpots. Snack and a drink will be provided.

TUE APR 24 – ADULT BOOK CLUB MEETS AT JASPER LIBRARY – Meets at 6:30 p.m. the last Tuesday of each month. A Is For Alibi by Sue Grafton will be discussed. New members always welcome. Ask a librarian for a copy of the book.

WED APR 25 – REGISTRATION DEADLINE FOR STAR WARS ACTIVITIES AT VUJC – The Purdue Extension Science of Star Wars Spark Club will meet from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 28, in the Administration Building on the Vincennes University Jasper Campus. Registration will start at 8:30. Area youths 3 to 12 years of age are invited to the day full of science and engineering activities that all relate to Star Wars. Participants will explore different technologies and participate in STEM challenges that all relate to Star Wars. Themes throughout the day include Light Sabers, Hovercrafts, Helper Droids, Force Powers, and Robotic Limbs. Featured events will include War Wars Bloxels, Little Bits Droid Kits, Light Sabre Paper Circuits, Ozobots, and more. Cost is $10 to all current 4-H members and $20 for all non-4-H members. Families with a financial hardship that would make it difficult to pay should contact the Purdue Extension office at 812 482-1782. All participants must register in advance. To register to call 812 482-1782, or email jmonarch@purdue.edu. You can also go to http://bit.ly/sciencestarwars. Registration deadline is Wednesday, April 25.

WED APR 25 – CHILD ABUSE KIDS FEST AT JAYCEE PARK IN JASPER – Begins at 5 p.m. Numerous activities for all ages including games, food, a raffle, and more. Displays featuring a police car, fire truck, ambulance, and a Stat Flight helicopter. A K9 demonstration will also be presented. Information available on safe sleep, car seat safety, foster parenting, free community services, and parenting. Everyone welcome.

WED APR 25 – AFTERNOON MOVIE AT FERDINAND LIBRARY – Curtain time 3:30 p.m. Featured Film Wonder Woman (PG-13). 2 hours 29 minutes.

WED APR 25 – FAMILY STORYTIME AT JASPER LIBRARY – Begins at 6:30 p.m. every Wednesday and at 10 a.m. every Tuesday. All families welcome to bring children of all ages. No registration necessary.

WED APR 25 – EVENING BOOK CLUB MEETS AT FERDINAND LIBRARY – Begins at 6:30 p.m. on fourth Tuesday of every month. Next month’s book selection will be passed out at end of meeting. Newcomers welcome. Stop by the library for a copy of the current book selection.

THU APR 26 – STORIES FOR LITTLES AT FERDINAND LIBRARY – Stories and activities for preschool and younger children. The class gets underway at 10:30 every Thursday morning.

THU APR 26 – BLOOD PRESSURE CHECKS AT BIRDSEYE LIBRARY – The checks are scheduled every Thursday. Checks are available from 1 to 4 p.m.

THU APR 26 – ADULT CHRISTIAN MOVIE NIGHT AT BIRDSEYE LIBRARY – Curtain time 5 p.m. Featured movie Campfire Kiss. For adults only. Popcorn and refreshments will be served.

THU APR 26 – DAM AND TREATMENT PLANT TOUR AT PATOKA LAKE – The Patoka Lake Watershed Committee is hosting an evening tour of the Patoka Lake dam and tower and the Patoka Lake regional water treatment plant Thursday, April 26. The tour will begin at the Patoka Lake Corps of Engineers office at 4512 N. Cuzco Road, Dubois. Refreshments will be served from 5:30 to 6 p.m. The tour will begin at 6. The tour is free, but participants must pre-register. To register, or for additional information, call 812 482-1171, extension 3 or email Judi.Brown@in.nacdnet.net.

THU APR 26 – GARDENING – PLANTING A VERTICAL HERB GARDEN AT FERDINAND LIBRARY – Begins at 6 p.m. For all ages. Children 8 and under must be accompanied by a responsible adult. Participants learn how to plant herbs in a vertical pocket garden on the patio. All materials provided.

THU APR 26 – ADULT CRAFT: BEADED WIRE HEARTS AT DUBOIS LIBRARY – Scheduled from 6-8 p.m. For adults only. Pre-registration required.

THU APR 26 – WALKERS FORUM AT JASPER LIBRARY – Begins at 6:30 p.m. All walkers invited to this informal meeting to learn about walking towards a healthy you by learning ways to track your walking and where to walk in Dubois County. The 1000 Mile Challenge and how participants are meeting the challenge will be discussed.

FRI APR 27 – DUPLO FOR 2-5 YEAR-OLDS AT JASPER LIBRARY – Begins at 10 a.m. in the library annex. Duplo blocks will be provided for the children to build with during this playtime. No registration required.

FRI APR 27 – 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 APR 28 – GARDEN GATE FESTIVAL AT HUNTINGBURG CITY PARK – The Garden Gate Jazz, Art, Wine, and Craft Beer Festival is being held at Huntingburg City Park for this year only. Festival highlights include food trucks, art vendors, beer and wine gardens and two stages of live music. Headlining the festival is Nashville-based The Cosmic Collective, a group that covers multiple styles of music from jazz to Motown, Funk, R&R, and pop. The festival begins with the Jazzed Up OFS Brands 5K/10K. Registration starts at 8 a.m. The 5K begins at 8:45, the 10K 9. Registration fee $25, $10 for those 17 and under. The 20th annual Huntingburg Car Show, a key festival feature, is scheduled from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on 4th Street from Hiway 231 to Van Buren. Registration $20.Show features Classics, Antiques, Street Rods, Recent Models, Pickups, and Motorcycles. Trophies awarded at 2:30 p.m,

SAT APR 28 – EARLY PRIMARY VOTING AT DUBOIS LIBRARY – Scheduled from 8 a.m. to noon in the library’s Community Room. Get out and vote!

SAT APR 28 – GIRLS ON THE RUN CELEBRATORY 5K AT JASPER MIDDLE SCHOOL – Begins at 9 a.m. Rain date May 4 at 4 p.m. All runners welcome.

SAT APR 28 – ADULT BOOK FOLDING CLASS AT BIRDSEYE LIBRARY – Begins at 10:30 a.m. Brenda Beck will teach participants to fold hearts into books. All supplies provided. Pre-registration required due to limited available space.

SUN APR 29 – DUBOIS FIRE DEPARTMENT BREAKFAST AND OPEN HOUSE – The Dubois Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary Breakfast and Open House is scheduled from 8 a.m. to noon at the Dubois firehouse. $6 for adults, $3 for children 4-12 (pancakes, biscuits and gravy, scrambled eggs and sausage, milk, juice, and coffee. Fire truck rides for $1. Everyone welcome.

SUN APR 29 – JONATHAN SOARD EXHIBIT AT KREMPP GALLERY CLOSES – The exhibit, featuring the works of Rockville photographer Jonathan Soard, opened April 5 in the Krempp Gallery at the Jasper Arts Center. Soard draws, paints, and produces the photographs. The exhibit closes April 29. The Krempp Gallery is open  8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, until 7 p.m. Thursdays, and from noon to 3 p.m. Sundays.

SUN APR 29 – HEALING MASS AT HOLY FAMILY CHURCH IN JASPER – Praise begins at 3:30 p.m., mass will begin at 4. Father John Judie will be the celebrant. Everyone welcome. (Does not count as your Sunday obligation).

MON APR 30 – ACTIVE SHOOTER SEMINAR AT JASPER TRAIN DEPOT – Edge Medical Training and Tactics is presenting a Active Shooter Trauma Management Seminar from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday, April 30, at the Jasper Train Depot, 201 Mill Street. Using proven training methods taught to military and lawn enforcement personnel, the course gives participants the tactical and medical knowledge to be prepared to survive and save lives in the event of an active shooter crisis. Mark Wilson, a master sergeant in the U.S. Air Force, will be the seminar instructor. Seminar costs is $100 per person. Lunch will be provided. Credit cards will be accepted the day of the event. Other forms of payment are due by Thursday, April 26. To register, or for additional information, call 812 482-6866 or email chamber@jasperin.org.

MON APR 30 – KEURIG CAFÉ OPEN AT FERDINAND LIBRARY – Café opens at 3:15 every Monday afternoon. Teens are invited to hang out in the Teen Room after school for games and snacks, study, visit with friends. Choose hot chocolate or cappuccino from the café.

MON APR 30 – FAMILY GAME NIGHT AT FERDINAND LIBRARY – Begins at 6 p.m. Everyone welcome to visit the library and play some of the library’s games.

MON APR 30 – END-OF-THE-MONTH BOOK CLUB MEETS AT DUBOIS LIBRARY – Scheduled from 6:30-8 p.m. Participants will discuss A Man Called Ove” by Fredrik Backman. Book copies available at the front desk. All adults welcome.

 

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