Community Calendar


Community Calendar

HUNTINGBURG PARKS DEPARTMENT ACCEPTING TEAMS FOR VOLLEYBALL LEAGUES – The Huntingburg Parks and Recreation Department is accepting teams for both men’s and women’s volleyball leagues. The men will play on Monday nights, the women on Wednesday nights beginning in early November. Roster sheets and rules are available at Huntingburg City Hall, 508 East 4th Street. Entry fee is $150 per team. Registration deadlines are October 23 (men’s) and October 25 (women’s).

THU OCT 19 (Today) – DEADLINE TO REGISTER FOR POLY-DRUG USE TRAINING – Poly-Drug Use: The Mixing of a Toxic Connection is scheduled Thursday, November 2, at Vincennes University Jasper Campus. The training program, scheduled from 1-4 p.m. in Lecture Hall Room 138 in the Classroom Building, is designed to help assist clients in understanding the risks involved when taking several chemicals. The training has been certified by the Indiana Professionals Bureau and is free of charge. To register, or for detailed information contact Kris Lasher at Crisis Connection at 812 482-1555 or kris.lasher@crisisconnectioninc.org or Sheri Reeves at VUJC at 812 481-5939 or sreeves@vinu.edu. Space is limited. RSVP by October 19.

THU OCT 19 (Today) – STORIES FOR LITTLES AT FERDINAND LIBRARY – Stories and activities for preschool and younger children. The class gets underway at 10:15 every Thursday morning.

THU OCT 19 (Today) – ART CLASS FOR HOMESCHOOL STUDENTS AT BIRDSEYE LIBRARY – Scheduled from 1:30 to 3 p.m. on first and third Wednesday each month through December.

THU OCT 19 (Tonight) – CARD MAKING AT JASPER LIBRARY – Begins at 6 p.m. Sylvia Seger will teach participants how to make Christmas cards using paper crafting techniques. Supplies will be provided. Participants can take home three different designs.

FRI OCT 20 – SAT OCT 21 – SUN OCT 22 – ROSENVOLK GERMAN MEDIEVAL FESTIVAL IN FERDINAND – Scheduled from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. The festival is the first and only dedicated German medieval faire in the United States. Food, entertainment, and more. For additional information go to www.rosenvolk.com.

FRI OCT 20 – 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 OCT 21 – “SOUNDS OF OCTOBER” 5K RUN/WALK AT SOUTHRIDGE HIGH SCHOOL – The Run/Walk will benefit the Southridge High School Marching Raider Band. Registration at 8:15 a.m., RunWalk begins at 9. Registration fee $25. Prizes is six age divisions. For additional information go to sounds5k@yahoo.com.

SAT OCT 21 – BOOK CELLAR AT JASPER LIBRARY – Scheduled from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. the third Saturday of each month and from noon-5 p.m. every Wednesday.  The used book sale is hosted by the Friends of the Library.

SAT OCT 21 – SUN OCT 22 – ARTS AND CRAFTS FESTIVAL AT COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS – The Four Rivers Arts & Crafts Harvest Home Festival is scheduled Saturday, October 21, and Sunday, October 22, at the Dubois County 4-H Fairgrounds. Festival is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Features nearly 200 booths filled with handmade merchandise including woodcrafts, needlecrafts, pottery, glass, soap, jewelry, floral arrangements, an assortment of baked goods and treats, and more. No flea-market merchandise, alcohol, firearms, tobacco, or fireworks allowed. Everyone welcome.

SAT OCT 21 – MODEL TRAIN SHOW AND SWAP MEET AT COUNTY MUSEUM – The Dubois County Model Train Club’s 2nd annual show and meet is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Dubois County Museum, located at 2704 North Newton Street in Jasper. The public is invited to buy or sell trains, toys, and accessories. Multiple model trains will be running for visitors to enjoy. Free parking. The Train Club will operate a concession stand selling hot dogs, chips, soft drinks, and sweets. Admission to the museum is $5 for adults, $3 for high school students, $2 for middle and elementary school students, and free to children under 4. Admission grants admission to the entire museum.

SAT OCT 21 – FAMILY GAMERS CLUB MEETS AT DUBOIS LIBRARY – Scheduled from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Participants play with PlayStation 4, Wii, and online games. All ages welcome. Kids under 8 must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

SAT OCT 21 – PUMPKIN PAINTING AT JASPER LIBRARY – Scheduled from noon-2 p.m. Bring along a pumpkin and decorate it for Halloween. Paints and supplies will be provided. No registration needed.e

SAT OCT 21 – KIDS CRAFT TIME AT BIRDSEYE LIBRARY – Begins at 1 p.m. Participants will do Halloween face painting. Registration requested. Kids under 7 must bring along an adult to help with the craft.

MON OCT 23 – REGISTRATION DEADLINE FOR HUNTINGBURG MEN’S VOLLEYBALL LEAGUE – The Huntingburg Parks and Recreation Department is accepting teams for both men’s and women’s volleyball leagues. The men will play on Monday nights, the women on Wednesday nights beginning in early November. Roster sheets and rules are available at Huntingburg City Hall, 508 East 4th Street. Entry fee is $150 per team. Registration deadlines are October 23 (men’s) and October 25 (women’s).

MON OCT 23 – YOUTH INSTITUTE WORKSHOP AT VUJC – The Indiana Youth Institute is hosting a workshop from 1 to 3:30 p.m. at Vincennes University Jasper Campus. Purdue Extension will play the feature-length documentary Reject, which takes an in-depth look at the science of social rejection. VUJC will lead the follow-up discussion. To register – or for more information- contact Joan Knies at 812 482-1555 Ext. 1004 or joan.knies@crisisconnectioninc.org.

MON OCT 23 – EURIG CAFÉ OPEN AT FERDINAND LIBRARY – Café is open from 3-4 every Monday afternoon. Teens are invited to hang out in the Teen Room after school for games and snacks.

MON OCT 23 – DIY FOAM SPIDER CRAFT AT FERDINAND LIBRARY – Begins at 6 p.m. Participants will make spiders out of Styrofoam and pipe cleaners. For all ages. Pre-registration requested.

MON OCT 23 – LORAX PROGRAM AT JASPER LIBRARY – Begins at 6:30 p.m. All ages are invited to meet the Lorax, hear a story, and complete a craft. Presented by the 4Cs of Evansville. No registration required.

TUE OCT 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 OCT 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 OCT 24 – TEEN MOVIE AT FERDINAND LIBRARY – Curtain time 3:15 p.m. Featured film Diary of a Wimpy Kid-The Long Haul. All teens welcome.

TUE OCT 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 OCT 24 – YOUNG ADULTING 101 AT DUBOIS LIBRARY – After school every Tuesday. For middle and high school students. Participants learn how to prepare simple nutritious foods.

TUE OCT 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 OCT 24 – ADULT MOVIE AT FERDINAND LIBRARY – Curtain time 5:30 p.m. Featured film Megan Leavy (PG-13). Refreshments will be served.

TUE OCT 24 – BOOK CLUB MEETS AT JASPER LIBRARY – Begins at 6:30 p.m. Pick up a copy of this month’s book selection at the library and join the discussion. New members are always welcome.

WED OCT 25 – REGISTRATION DEADLINE FOR LOCAL FOODS TOUR – Purdue Extension is hosting the annual Dubois County Local Foods Tour Monday, October 30. The bus tour will visit local farms in the county, exploring what local food production currently looks like as well as how it contributes to the health of county residents and the local economy. The tour will leave from the Dubois County 4-H Fairgrounds near Bretzville at 8 a.m. and will return at 1:30 p.m.  Cost for the tour is $10 per person. Reservations are required. To make reservations call 812 482-1782. Reservation deadline is Wednesday, October 25.

WED OCT 25 – RESERVATION DEADLINE FOR SPOOKY MAKER SPACE DAY – Purdue Extension and Dubois County 4-H are hosting Spooky Maker Space Day, a day to engage in hands-on activities, Friday, October 27, during Fall Break.  The day is scheduled from 9 a.m. through 4 p.m. in the Center for Technology, Innovation, and Manufacturing at Vincennes University Jasper Campus. Check-in begins at 8:30. The day will be filled with Halloween and Fall related activities that incorporate cool gadgets and engineering challenges. Participants will have the opportunity to design, tinker, building, and create new things while engaging with cool, innovative new tools including Makey Makeys, 3D pens, Ozobots, Keva Planks, and more. Event is open to kids in grades 3 through 8. Participants do not need to be 4-H members. Cost to attend is $10, which includes lunch, snacks, and supply costs. To register, or for more information, call 812 482-1782, email jmonarch@purdue.edu, or go to http://bit.ly/2wPbcom. Registration deadline is Wednesday, October 25.

WED OCT 25 – HALLOWEEN CRAFT AT FERDINAND LIBRARY – Begins at 10:30 a.m. Participants make a Ghost Craft-Boo!

WED OCT 25 – BOOK CELLAR AT JASPER LIBRARY – Scheduled from noon-5 p.m. every Wednesday and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. the third Saturday of each month. The used book sale is hosted by the Friends of the Library.

WED OCT 25 – BLOOD PRESSURE CHECKS AT BIRDSEYE LIBRARY – The checks are scheduled every Wednesday. Checks are available from 1 to 4 p.m.

WED OCT 25 – GAMER: BRADEN SCHENETZKI AT JASPER LIBRARY – Begins at 2 p.m. Braden will discuss his experience with gaming and how he has made it a career.

WED OCT 25 – P.M. BOOK CLUB MEETS AT FERDINAND LIBRARY – Meets at 6:15 p.m. Participants gather for a book discussion. New members welcome.

THU OCT 26 – STORIES FOR LITTLES AT FERDINAND LIBRARY – Stories and activities for preschool and younger children. The class gets underway at 10:15 every Thursday morning.

THU OCT 26 – LIVING NATURALLY WITH ESSENTIAL OILS CLASS AT FERDINAND LIBRARY – Begins at 10:15 a.m. Participants learn the basics on essential oils.

THU OCT 26 – CREEPY CRITTERS AT DUBOIS LIBRARY – Begins at 11 a.m. Participants meet and learn about some of the world’s less cuddly animals like spiders, snakes, and insects. Children under 8 must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

THU OCT 26 – AFTER SCHOOL FAMILY MOVIE AT BIRDSEYE LIBRARY – Curtain time 4:30 p.m. Featured film Hocus Pocus (PG). Popcorn and drink available. All ages welcome.

THU OCT 26 – FAMILY FALL NIGHT AT JASPER LIBRARY – Begins at 6 p.m. All ages invited to make caramel apples and watch It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown.” No registration required.

THU OCT 26 – ADULT CRAFT GROUP MEETS AT DUBOIS LIBRARY – Begins at 6 p.m. Participants make a Christmas cardholder from al altered book. Pre-registration required.

THU OCT 26 – WALKERS FORUM AT JASPER LIBRARY – Begins at 6:30 p.m. All walkers invited to join informal meeting to find out about tracking your walks. Meet other walkers and walking groups to help motivate you. Participants will be entered in a drawing for door prizes.

FRI OCT 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 OCT 28 – FAMILY STORYTIME AT JASPER LIBRARY – Begins at 10 a.m. Children’s Librarian Christine Howard will host all families with all age children. No registration required.

SAT OCT 28 – SATURDAY AT THE MOVIES 2 AT BIRDSEYE LIBRARY – Curtain time 10:30 a.m. Featured film A Monster Calls (PG-13). For teens and tweens. Popcorn and drink will be served.

SAT OCT 28 – CREEPY CRITTERS-ANIMAL TALES AT FERDINAND LIBRARY – Begins at 2 p.m. Kids can join some exotic, scary animals at the library.

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