Community Calendar

Community Calendar

HUNTINGBURG LEAF PICKUP – The City of Huntingburg’s Street Department is collecting leaves for Huntingburg residents. Leaves are being picked up south of Highway 64 on Mondays and Tuesdays and north of Highway 64 Wednesdays and Thursdays. Leaves must be collected and placed near the back of the curb in order for the equipment to reach them. Leaves are not to be put in the street or gutters.

OUTDOOR HOME/CHRISTMAS DECORATING AND LIGHTING CONTEST FOR JASPER RESIDENTS – Contest sponsored by the Jasper Jaycees and the Jasper Chamber of Commerce. Open to all Jasper residents and those living within one mile of the city limits. Categories for this year’s contest are Most Traditional, Best Use of Lights, Family Theme, and Most Original. Entry blanks available at the Jasper Chamber of Commerce, 302 West 6th Street in Jasper or by calling 812 482-6866. Entries must be received by December 10. For complete contest details CLICK HERE.

FRI NOV 16 (Today)  – 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 16 (Tonight) – SAT NOV 17 – SUN NOV 18 – FERDINAND CHRISTKINDLMARKT – Begins at 6:30 p.m. Friday  with the opening ceremonies at the doors of the Crypt on Monastery Hill. The outdoor, candlelit ceremony is free and open to the public followed by a German buffet dinner in St. Gertrude Hall at Monastery Immaculate Conception. Dinner reservations are $32. To reserve dinner tickets call 812 367-1411 Ext. 7345 between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Saturday market hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For a complete schedule of Christkindlmarkt events CLICK HERE.

FRI NOV 16 (Tonight) – KIRBY STANLEY CONCERT AT ST. CELESTINE CHURCH – Begins at 7 p.m.  Free admission. All area communities invited to join the celebration of the 175th anniversary of the November 16, 1843 platting of the parish and the town of Celestine. Kirby Stanley, who has released five inspirational albums, was a state finalists in the Colgate Country Showdown and a regional finalist on the TV show The Voice. Everyone welcome.

SAT NOV 17 – BOOK CELLAR OPEN AT JASPER LIBRARY – Open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Hosted by the Friends of the Library. Wide selection of books. Purchase a book and support the library.

SAT NOV 17 – SILLY SAFARI’S REINDEER RESERVE AT FERDINAND LIBRARY – Begins at 10:30 a.m. the third Saturday of each month. Program stars Courtney Christmas, the elf, with a LIVE reindeer and other animals from the North Pole. Everyone welcome.

SAT NOV 17 – REINDEER MEET AND GREET AT DUBOIS LIBRARY – Scheduled from 1-2 p.m. Dress up the kids and bring them and a camera to the library to take holiday photos with a live reindeer. Everyone welcome.

SAT NOV 17 – KIDS CRAFT TIME AT BIRDSEYE LIBRARY – Begins at 1 p.m. Participants join AmyJo in making a silly turkey craft. Refreshments will be served. Pre-registration requested. Children under 8 must bring an adult with them to help with the craft.

SAT NOV 17 – CELEBRATION SINGERS AT FERDINAND CHRISTKINDLMARKT – Scheduled from 7-8 p.m. in conjunction with the Ferdinand Christkindlmarkt. Public invited. Program will feature a wide variety of traditional and contemporary Christmas music. No admission fee will be charged for the concert, but a free-will offering will be collected to help defray the non-profit choir’s expenses. Featuring more than 60 voices this season, the Celebration Singers Community choir is comprised of musicians from Dubois, Spencer, Pike, and Martin Counties. For additional information about the choir CLICK HERE or go to 

SUN NOV 18 – HARPIST EDMAR CASTANEDA PERFORMS AT JASPER ARTS CENTER – Showtime 7:30 p.m. The Columbia, South America native performs his own compositions as well as native music of Columbia and Venezuela. Tickets are $25 for adults, $23 for seniors, and $15 for students. To purchase tickets call 812 482-3070 or CLICK HERE.

MON NOV 19 – BABY/TODDLER PLAYTIME AT JASPER LIBRARY – Begins at 10 a.m. in the library annex. Toys available for children 2 years old and under. No registration necessary.

MON NOV 19 – 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 19 – THE CHATTERBOX (For Teens) AT JASPER LIBRARY – Begins at 6 p.m. New club just for teens (ages 10 and up). Food, fun games, art, and new movie or just hang out!

MON NOV 19 – FRIENDS OF DUBOIS LIBRARY MEETING – Begins at 7 p.m. in the Community Room. Everyone welcome.

TUE NOV 20 – 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 November meeting will be held at Fleig’s Cafe in Ferdinand. Everyone is welcome. Chamber membership is not required to attend.

TUE NOV 20 – 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 NOV 20 – MY BIG PERSON & ME AT DUBOIS LIBRARY – Scheduled from 11-11:30 every Tuesday morning. Special story time created for infants through 6 years of age and their caregivers. Stories, music, movement, and fun for the kids. Pre-registration is required.

TUE NOV 20 – 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 NOV 20 – 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 20 – 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.

TUE NOV 20 – TRIVIA TUESDAY AT FERDINAND LIBRARY – Scheduled at 3:15 p.m. every Tuesday. Play Trivia to earn chances on prizes.

THU NOV 22 – FRI NOV 23 – CLOSED FOR THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY – The Jasper, Ferdinand, Dubois, and Birdseye libraries, all Dubois County offices, and Huntingburg City offices closed Thursday and Friday for the Thanksgiving holiday. All will reopen at their regular times on Monday. The Dubois County Museum in Jasper and all Jasper and Ferdinand city offices will be closed Thursday. Jasper’s regular trash and recycling pickup scheduled Thursday will be picked up Wednesday.

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.



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