Community Calendar


Community Calendar

TUE JULY 16 – 2019 (Today) DUBOIS COUNTY 4-H FAIR – CLICK HERE for a complete fair schedule.

TUE JULY 16 – (Today) 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 July meeting will be held at Fleig’s Cafe in Ferdinand. Everyone welcome. Chamber membership is not required to attend.

TUE JULY 16 – (Today) STORIES FOR LITTLES AT FERDINAND LIBRARY – The class gets underway at 10:30 every Tuesday morning. Stories and activities for preschool and younger children. Sometimes song, sometimes crafts, and always a story or two.

TUE JULY 16 – (Today) SILLY SAFARIS AT JASPER MIDDLE SCHOOL – Begins at 2 p.m. Show is for all ages. Lots of audience participation. You never know what kind of animals they will bring!

TUE JULY 16 – (Today) SNACK TIME AT BIRDSEYE LIBRARY – Scheduled at 3 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday. Variety of snacks available. Everyone welcome.

TUE JULY 16 – (Today) TOUCH A FIRETRUCK DAY AT BIRDSEYE FIRE STATION – Scheduled from 5-6 p.m. Hosted by Birdseye Library behind the library at the Birdseye Fire Station. Participants get up close to a firetruck and meet the local firemen.

WED JULY 17 – 2019 DUBOIS COUNTY 4-H FAIR – CLICK HERE for a complete fair schedule.

WED JULY 17 – GERI-FIT CLASS AT DUBOIS LIBRARY – Scheduled from 9:15-10 a.m. Strength training class for older adults using light weights. Pre-registration required. To register CLICK HERE.

WED JULY 17 – MOVIE AT FERDINAND LIBRARY  – Curtain time 10 a.m. Featured film Christopher Robin PG. Lasts 120 minutes. Everyone welcome.

THU JULY 18 – HUNTINGBURG STATE OF CITY AND SCHOOL SYSTEM – The 2019 State of the City and School System  begins at 8:15 a.m. at the Old Town Hall, 309 North Geiger Street. Doors open at 8 a.m. Addresses start at 8:15. Presented by Mayor Denny Spinner and Superintendent Tim LaGrange. Open to the public.

THU JULY 18 – 2019 DUBOIS COUNTY 4-H FAIR – CLICK HERE for a complete fair schedule.

THU JULY 18 – BABY/TODDLER PLAYTIME AT JASPER LIBRARY – Begins at 10 a.m. Library toys provided. For kids age 2 and under. No registration required.

THU JULY 18 – STORY TELLER: MARY JO HUFF AT DUBOIS MIDDLE SCHOOL – Begins at 10:30 a.m. in the DMS Multipurpose Room. Everyone welcome.

THU JULY 18 – DINE WITH A DOC AT SHILOH UMC – Scheduled from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Shiloh United Methodist Church in Jasper. Program is designed to allow seniors to get out of their homes, fellowship with their peers, extend their available financial resources, program enhanced living, and educate them (from a preventative standpoint) with the goal of ensuring their quality of life and providing them with the resources and information to make an informed choice about their healthcare.  During the program seniors listen to a doctor speak about eating a meal and can then ask the doctor questions about the lecture or subject he or she is speaking about. Attendance prizes. Meeting scheduled on third Thursday of each month. To make reservations call 812 482-3311 or 812 499-7363 or email rachelle.beckman@homeinstead.com. For additional information on Dine With a Doc CLICK HERE.

THU JULY 18 – STORY TELLER: MARY JO HUFF AT FERDINAND LIBRARY – Begins at 1:30 p.m. Storytelling artist and scientist Huff will weave together drama, music, sign language, and sketches to share about Mother Earth. Everyone welcome. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

THU JULY 18 – BLOOD PRESSURE CHECKS AT BIRDSEYE LIBRARY – The checks are scheduled every Thursday. Checks are available from 2 to 4 p.m.

THU JULY 18 – SUMMER MOVIE AT BIRDSEYE LIBRARY – Curtain time 2:30 p.m. every Thursday. Variety of G and PG movies. Call the library for list of movies to be shown.

THU JULY 18 – SNACK TIME AT BIRDSEYE LIBRARY – Scheduled at 3 p.m. every Thursday and Tuesday. Variety of snacks available. Everyone welcome.

THU JULY 18 – STORY TELLER: MARY JO HUFF IN BIRDSEYE PARK – Begins at 4 p.m. Hosted by Birdseye Library. Ms. Huff will snap, clap, wiggle, and giggle in an ageless storytelling session as she presents stories, music, and movement and invites participants to join in. All kids welcome.

THU JULY 18 – KNOT JUST KNITTING AT JASPER LIBRARY – Begins at 6 p.m. Group open to anyone interested in working on group or individual projects. Participants learn from each other and offer encouragement along the way. Looms and some knitting needles available for participants to check out or try out before purchasing your own. Questions? Call Jill at the library.

THU JULY 18 – GENEALOGY SESSION AT FERDINAND LIBRARY – Begins at 6 p.m. Participants given assistance using the resources provided by the library.

FRI JULY 19 – 2019 DUBOIS COUNTY 4-H FAIR – CLICK HERE for a complete fair schedule.

FRI JULY 19 – SAT JULY 20 – SUMMER SIDEWALK SALES IN HUNTINGBURG – Scheduled all day each day in historic Downtown Huntingburg. Sponsored by the Huntingburg Merchants Association.

FRI JULY 19 – AGELESS CHAIR YOGA AT DUBOIS LIBRARY – Scheduled from 9:15 to 10 a.m. Yoga class for those who can not get on the floor. Participants must pre-register. To register  CLICK HERE.

FRI JULY 19 – 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 JULY 19 – FAMILY CRAFT: DIY BOARD GAMES – Begin at 2:45 p.m. Pre-registration required. To register CLICK HERE.

FRI JULY 19 – SUMMER LEARNING PROGRAMS AT DUBOIS LIBRARY END – All paper entries and tickets must be turned in by 5 p.m. All Beanstack entries must also be recorded and tickets submitted online by the end of the day.

SAT JULY 20 – 2019 DUBOIS COUNTY 4-H FAIR – CLICK HERE for a complete fair schedule.

SAT JULY 20 – JASPER AND HUNTINGBURG FARMERS MARKETS OPEN – Jasper Market open from 8 a.m. to noon on the green North of the Jasper Train Depot at Jackson Street and 3rd Avenue. The market strives to be a producer-only market that requires vendors or their family to grow, raise, or make what is being sold, fresh fruits and vegetables, eggs, beef, pork, chicken, jellies, pies, breads, cinnamon rolls, muffins, and more. Some gluten free items may also be available. Local artisans will be selling clothes, soaps, paper crafts, jewelry, toys, and more. A face painter will frequent the market. The first Saturday of the month will continue to include a youth market where children 12 and under can participante free of charge. Youths and student organizations can participate by selling items they may not grow or bake personally but are responsible for selling to raise funds. The Huntingburg Market is open from 7-11 a.m. in the new Market Street Park. The market features locally grown produce, artisan vendors, activities, and more.

SAT JULY 20 – BOOK CELLAR OPEN AT JASPER LIBRARY – Open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Hosted by Friends of Jasper Library. Wide selection of books available. Everyone welcome.

SAT JULY 20 – “PAINT LIKE BOB ROSS” AT JASPER LIBRARY – Begins at 10 a.m. Class led by certified Bob Ross instructor Brian Sutton who will lead participants through a four hour painting. All materials and supplies included for painting on an 11×14 canvas. Class cost $50, but if you put in the special code Jasper you will only have to pay $40. Must be 18 years of age or older. Limit of 20. Pre-registration required. To register call 182 482-2712 or email lmcwilliams@jdcpl.com.

SAT JULY 20 – 50th ANNIVERSARY OF THE MOON LANDING CELEBRATION AT DUBOIS LIBRARY – Scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For the whole family. Drop by any time to create and eat your own constellations and take part in crafts. The movie Apollo 11 will be playing during this event.

SAT JULY 20 – KIDS CRAFT TIME AT BIRDSEYE LIBRARY – Begins at 1 p.m. Sharon will teach participants how to make an outdoors craft. Refreshments will be served. Due to limited space pre-registration is required. To register CLICK HERE.

SAT JULY 20 – APOLLO 11 50th ANNIVERSARY PARTY – Begins at 2 p.m. NASA Ambassador Amanda Scurry will shae information about the Apoll0 moon landing. Celebration will include photo opportunities, crafts, snacks, and out-of-the-world fun. Participants can pretend they are astronauts and “walk” on the moon. Everyone welcome. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

SAT JULY 20 – ROCK LOTTO AT ASTRA THEATRE IN JASPER – Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Bands scheduled to begin at 7:30. Second year for Rock Lotto Fundraiser. Local musicians will join in the competition and the participants will be “drafted” to form new bands for the event. The newly formed bands will then teach each performer a few songs as they try to impress the audience by showing that they deserve to take home the jackpot by being named the big winners of the 2019 Rock Lotto. General admission tickets are $10. To purchase tickets CLICK HERE.

SUN JULY 21 – 2019 DUBOIS COUNTY 4-H FAIR – CLICK HERE for a complete fair schedule.

SUN JULY 21 – MOVIE AT JASPER LIBRARY – Curtain time 1 p.m. Featured film A Walk In The Woods, The Book Club will be viewing this movie which is based on a book they read recently of the same name. They will hold a discussion following the movie comparing the book to the movie. For adults only.

SUN JULY 21 – CELEBRATION SINGERS CONCERT AT ST. JOHN’S CHURCH – Concert begins at 3 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Boone Township. No admission charge, but free-will donations will be collected to help defray the non-profit choir’s expenses. The one hour program will include numbers with an international flair along with some patriotic numbers and well-known favorites. For additional information about the choir CLICK HERE.

TUE JULY 23 – STORIES FOR LITTLES AT FERDINAND LIBRARY – The class gets underway at 10:30 every Tuesday morning. Stories and activities for preschool and younger children. Sometimes song, sometimes crafts, and always a story or two.

TUE JULY 23 – SNACK TIME AT BIRDSEYE LIBRARY – Scheduled at 3 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday. Variety of snacks available. Everyone welcome.

TUE JULY 23 – DANCE OFF EVO BOTS: ROBOTICS AT DUBOIS LIBRARY – Begins at 3:30 p.m. For 4th to 8th graders. Pre-registration required. CLICK HERE to register.

TUE JULY 23 – SKATE PARTY AT SKATE PALACE IN JASPER – Begins at 6 p.m. Hosted by Jasper Library. Everyone who finished the Summer Learning Program will receive a pass for this end of summer party. Everyone who skates must have a signed waiver form filled out. Anyone under 18 years of age must also have a parent or guardian sign the form. A few other simple crafts and activities will be available for children who don’t skate.

TUE JULY 23 – ADULT CRAFT CLUB MEETS AT BIRDSEYE LIBRARY – Scheduled from 6-7:30 p.m. Participants join AmyJo as she leads them in the last summer-themed project. Refreshments will be served. Due to limited space pre-registration required. CLICK HERE to register.

WED JULY 24 – GERI-FIT CLASS AT DUBOIS LIBRARY – Scheduled from 9:15-10 a.m. Strength training class for older adults using light weights. Pre-registration required. To register CLICK HERE.

WED JULY 24 – MOVIE AT FERDINAND LIBRARY – Curtain time 10 a.m. Featured film Mary Poppins Returns. PG 130 minutes.

WED JULY 24 – MARIO KART TOURNEY AT JASPER LIBRARY – Begins at 2 p.m. Participants must be registered by noon on the day of tourney (July 24). First and second place prizes will be given. To register call 812 or email choward@jdcpl.us.

WED JULY 24 – ADULT EVENING BOOK CLUB MEETS AT FERDINAND LIBRARY – Begins at 6:30 p.m. Each month members discuss last book selection. Next month’s selection passed out at end of meeting. New members always welcome. Book copies available at the library.

THU JULY 25 – FAMILY STORYTIME AT JASPER LIBRARY – Begins at 10 a.m. Features stories, activities, and a craft. No registration required.

THU JULY 25 – BLOOD PRESSURE CHECKS AT BIRDSEYE LIBRARY – The checks are scheduled every Thursday. Checks are available from 2 to 4 p.m.

THU JULY 25 – SUMMER MOVIE AT BIRDSEYE LIBRARY – Curtain time 2:30 p.m. every Thursday. Variety of G and PG movies. Call the library for list of movies to be shown.

THU JULY 25 – SNACK TIME AT BIRDSEYE LIBRARY – Scheduled at 3 p.m. every Thursday and Tuesday. Variety of snacks available. Everyone welcome.

THU JULY 25 – SUN JULY 28 – INTO THE WOODS AT JASPER ARTS CENTER – Curtain time 7:30 p.m. July 25, 26, and 27, 2 p.m. July 28. Presented by Actors Community Theatere. Into the Woods features familiar storybook characters’ intersecting journeys: a baker and his wife seek to break a witch’s curse, Cinderella wishes to attend the King’s Festival, Jack just wants his cow to give milk and Little Red adventures to her grandmother’s house. All seek to fulfill their fairytale destinies. Tickets are $12. For additional information or to purchase tickets call 812 228-8498 or CLICK HERE.

FRI JULY 26 – AGELESS CHAIR YOGA AT DUBOIS LIBRARY – Scheduled from 9:15 to 10 a.m. Yoga class for those who can not get on the floor. Participants must pre-register. To register  CLICK HERE.

FRI JULY 26 – GENEALOGY AFTER HOURS AT JASPER LIBRARY – Begins at 5 p.m. Genealogists get some uninterrupted work time, discuss their research with others and get assistance from library staff. Refreshments will be available. To register – or for more information –  contact Jill at 812 482-2712 extension 6109 or CLICK HERE.

FRI JULY 26 – FREE CONCERT WITH MAJOR/MINOR DUO AT DUBOIS LIBRARY – Scheduled from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Master accordionist Mike O’Bryan and guitar/fiddle player Ray Major will play old time German-American dance music. Everyone welcome.

FRI JULY 26 – SUNSET WINE CRUISE AT PATOKA LAKE – Scheduled from 7:30-9:30 p.m. Unspoiled views of Indiana unsets and Fall foliage combined with Indiana wines and d’oeuvres/desserts aboard the Patoka Voyager cruise boat. Participants enjoy 5-7 tastings of wine from an Indiana winery and then choose two glasses of their favorite to enjoy after the tasting portion. $50 per person or $98 per couple. Photo ID required to board vessel. Must be 21 years of age. Gate fee not included. For additional information or to make reservations call 812 685-2202. Also scheduled August 9 and 23.

SAT JULY 27 – PARKLANDS 6-HOUR ENDURANCE RACE – Scheduled from 6:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Parklands in Jasper. Features three racing groups – 2 Person Teams, 4 Person Teams, and 5-Person Teams. To register or donate CLICK HERE.

SAT JULY 27 – JASPER, HUNTINGBURG, and FERDINAND FARMERS MARKETS OPEN – Jasper Market open from 8 a.m. to noon on the green North of the Jasper Train Depot at Jackson Street and 3rd Avenue. The market strives to be a producer-only market that requires vendors or their family to grow, raise, or make what is being sold, fresh fruits and vegetables, eggs, beef, pork, chicken, jellies, pies, breads, cinnamon rolls, muffins, and more. Some gluten free items may also be available. Local artisans will be selling clothes, soaps, paper crafts, jewelry, toys, and more. A face painter will frequent the market. The first Saturday of the month will continue to include a youth market where children 12 and under can participante free of charge. Youths and student organizations can participate by selling items they may not grow or bake personally but are responsible for selling to raise funds. The Huntingburg Market is open from 7-11 a.m. in the new Market Street Park. The market features locally grown produce, artisan vendors, activities, and more. The Ferdinand market is open from 9 a.m. to noon on the second and fourth Saturdays of the month including July 27, August 10 & 24, September 14 & 28, and October 12. The market is open on the lawn of Soup-N-Such Bistro at the historic Wollenmann Home at 1150 Main Street. The market features area harvesters, artisans, musicians, yoga, and more. The market is a community partnership with Tammy Bedolla (owner of Soup-N-More), the Ferdinand Historical Society (owner of the Wollenmann Home property), and the Farmers Market Committee. Soup-N-Such is selling coffee and baked goods for breakfast at the market. The Bistro’s full lunch menu will be available starting at 11 a.m. All local gardeners, farmers, artists, artisans, musicians, and wellness leaders are invited to be involved. For market rules and guidelines email Tammy Bodello at jochemtammy11gmail.com or Rock Emmert at rockemmert@gmail.com.

SAT JULY 27 – BASKET WEAVING AT TRADITIONAL ARTS TODAY – Scheduled from 8:30 a.m. to noon in 9th Street Studio, 314 West 9th Street in Ferdinand. Presented by Trista Rothgerber. Participants will make an oval catchall basket (6″ wide x 4″ tall). To register call 812 998-2487 or email Traditionalartstoday@outlook.com.

SAT JULY 27 – SATURDAY STORYTIME AT JASPER LIBRARY – Begins at 10 a.m. Special family storytime with stories, crafts, and other activities. No registration required. Families with children of all ages welcome.

SAT JULY 27 – SATURDAY AT THE MOVIES 2 AT BIRDSEYE LIBRARY – Curtain time 10:30 a.m. Featured film Apollo II. Movie for teens and tweens presented on the fourth Saturday each month. Popcorn and a drink will be available. Movies are rated PG.

MON JULY 29 – ART GUILD EXHIBIT IN KREMPP GALLERY CLOSES – The 51st annual Dubois County Art Guild Exhibit, which opened July 3 in the Krempp Gallery on the Vincennes University Jasper Campus, will close at 5 p.m. Monday, July 29. The exhibit features work of local artists who belong to the guild, many of whom are well known in the area and include work in a variety of mediums.  The Krempp Gallery is open from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, until 7 p.m. Thursdays, and from noon to 3 p.m. Sundays. Closed on Saturday. School groups, clubs, and students are welcome.

MON JULY 29 – END-OF-THE-MONTH BOOK CLUB MEETS AT DUBOIS LIBRARY – Begins at 6:30 p.m. Participants will discuss current selection Caleb’s Crossing by Geraldine Brooks. New members always welcome. Book copies available at the library.

TUE JULY 30 – STORYTIME YOGA AT JASPER LIBRARY – Begins at 10 a.m. in library annex. Program will introduce simple and safe basic stretches/poses to your child while listening to stories. For children 5 to 9 . To register call 812 482-2712 or email lmcwilliams@jdcpl.us.

TUE JULY 30 – STORIES FOR LITTLES AT FERDINAND LIBRARY – The class gets underway at 10:30 every Tuesday morning. Stories and activities for preschool and younger children. Sometimes song, sometimes crafts, and always a story or two.

TUE JULY 30 – SNACK TIME AT BIRDSEYE LIBRARY – Scheduled at 3 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday. Variety of snacks available. Everyone welcome.

TUE JULY 30 – EVENING BOOK CLUB MEETS AT JASPER LIBRARY – Begins at 6:30 p.m. Stop by the library for a copy of current book – Alice I have Been by Melanie Benjamin. New members always welcome.

WED JULY 31 – MOVIE AT FERDINAND LIBRARY – Curtain time 10 a.m. Featured film How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World. PG 104 minutes.

WED JULY 31 – GERI-FIT CLASS AT DUBOIS LIBRARY – Scheduled from 9:15-10 a.m. Strength training class for older adults using light weights. Pre-registration required. To register CLICK HERE.

THU AUG 1 – SUN AUG 4 – JASPER STRASSENFEST – For a complete listing of the many Strassenfest events CLICK HERE.

THU AUG 1 – SUN AUG 4 – SPECIAL STRASSENFEST EXHIBITS AT COUNTY MUSEUM – For a list of the special Strassenfest displays at the Dubois County Museum, located at 2704 North Newton Street in Jasper, CLICK HERE.

THU AUG 1 – FRI AUG 9 – BOOK LOVERS DAY DRAWING AT FERDINAND LIBRARY – Write your favorite book title on a heart and enter into a drawing for an Amazon gift card. The winner will be drawn on August 9 to celebrate National Book Lovers Day.

THU AUG 1 – BEGINNING LINE DANCING FOR ADULTS AT DUBOIS LIBARY – Scheduled from 10 a.m. to noon.Cookie and Roger Taylor dance instructors. Pre-registration required. To register call 812 678-2548.

THU AUG 1 – ADULT AFTERNOON BOOK CLUB MEETS AT FERDINAND LIBRARY – Begins at 2 p.m. Participants will discuss last book selection. Next month’s selection will be passed out at end of meeting. New members always welcome. Book copies available at the library.

THU AUG 1 – DNA INTEREST GROUP MEETS AT JASPER LIBRARY – Scheduled from 6-8 p.m. Participants discuss genealogy research, DNA testing options, and dealing with results. Mike Humbert and Kathy Mott will lead the discussions. Everyone welcome.

FRI AUG 2 – 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 AUG 3 – JASPER AND HUNTINGBURG FARMERS MARKETS OPEN – Jasper Market open from 8 a.m. to noon on the green North of the Jasper Train Depot at Jackson Street and 3rd Avenue. The market strives to be a producer-only market that requires vendors or their family to grow, raise, or make what is being sold, fresh fruits and vegetables, eggs, beef, pork, chicken, jellies, pies, breads, cinnamon rolls, muffins, and more. Some gluten free items may also be available. Local artisans will be selling clothes, soaps, paper crafts, jewelry, toys, and more. A face painter will frequent the market. The first Saturday of the month will continue to include a youth market where children 12 and under can participante free of charge. Youths and student organizations can participate by selling items they may not grow or bake personally but are responsible for selling to raise funds. The Huntingburg Market is open from 7-11 a.m. in the new Market Street Park. The market features locally grown produce, artisan vendors, activities, and more.

SAT AUG 3 – FIRST SATURDAY BOOK SALE AT DUBOIS LIBRARY – Scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wide selections to choose from. Everyone welcome.

SAT AUG 3 – MANGA ANIME GAMING CLUB MEETS AT JASPER LIBRARY – Begins at 1 p.m. Participants join fellow avid gamers, anime lovers, and future mangaka for fun activities, great films, and friendly competition. Bring portable gaming systems and games you enjoy to play against each other. Bring card games to compete with friends or trade cards. Watch a different anime with your fellow fans. Children age 7 and younger should bring a guardian to help them.

SUN AUG 4 – JASPER LIBRARY CLOSED – Library closed for the Jasper Strassenfest parade. Will reopen at regular hours Monday.

SUN AUG 4 – EARLY REGISTRATION DEADLINE FOR COUNTY MUSEUM CAR SHOW ENTRIES – The Dubois County Museum in Jasper is celebrating its 20th birth day Sunday, August 11th, with a birthday party inside the museum and a car show outside on the grassy park area east of the museum.  The car show will be held rain or shine. Registrations received before August 4 will be $10, registration the day of the show will be $15 per vehicle. The party will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., the car show from 9 to 3 with judging beginning at noon following by the awards at 2:30. Dash plaques to first 50 cars registered. Awards and prizes for Best of Show, Club Participation, and Top 25. Birthday activities will be held from 1-4 p.m. inside the museum. Music, ice cream,  cake, decorate your own cupcake, clowns, face petting, petting zoo, crafts and activities for the kids, a scavenger hunt, and more. Special admission price of $2 for adults and $1 for students. Museum members, of course, will be admitted free. A concession stand will be available starting at 10 a.m. featuring hamburgers, cheeseburger, hot dogs, brats, chips, sweets, and drinks. For additional car show information and a registration form CLICK HERE.

MON AUG 5 – ADULT CRAFT AT DUBOIS LIBRARY – Scheduled from 6-8 p.m. Participants learn Paint Stick Wall-Hanging. Pre-registration required. CLICK HERE to register.

MON AUG 5 – GENEALOGY HELP AT DUBOIS LIBRARY – Begins at 6:30 p.m. in Genealogy Room. Everyyone welcome.

WED AUG 7 – COMPUTER ASSISTANCE AT FERDINAND LIBRARY – Scheduled from 1-3 p.m. Participants receive assistance with Overdrive, email, basic computer skills, tablet, and more. Drop-ins welcome.

THU AUG 8 – SENIOR BREAKFAST BINGO AT CATHEDRAL HEALTH CENTER – Begins at 10 a.m. on the second Thursday of every month. Breakfast served at 9:30, Bingo games begin at 10. All seniors (55+) welcome.

THU AUG 8 – STORIES FOR LITTLES AT FERDINAND LIBRARY – Begins at 10:30 a.m. Sometimes songs, sometimes crafts, but always a story or two. Everyone welcome.

THU AUG 8 – CEMETERY SYMBOLISM PART II AT FERDINAND LIBRARY – Begins at 6:30 p.m. Participants learn about the markings, inscriptions, and symbols found in cemeteries through the eyes of historian Jeannie R. Regan Dinius as she presents a continuation of her popular Cemetery Symbolism program. All ages welcome.

FRI AUG 9 – FERDINAND LIBRARY CLOSED FROM 8 A.M. TO NOON – Closed for staff development. Will open at 1:30 p.m.

FRI AUG 9 – 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 AUG 9 – STAFF DEVELOPMENT 1/2 DAY – Library will be open from 1-5 p.m. Staff development  during morning hours.

FRI AUG 9 – 5-5-5 FUN WALK/RUN IN DOWNTOWN HUNTINGBURG – Begins at 5 p.m. The “5-5-5” is last in a series of monthly 5K fun walk/runs intended to give everyone a chance to exercise in an enjoyable group setting. The program is designed to increase awareness and participation in health activities. Starts at Huntingburg City Hall, 508 E. 4th Street. Free event.

FRI AUG 9 – SUNSET WINE CRUISE AT PATOKA LAKE – Scheduled from 7:30-9:30 p.m. Unspoiled views of Indiana unsets and Fall foliage combined with Indiana wines and d’oeuvres/desserts aboard the Patoka Voyager cruise boat. Participants enjoy 5-7 tastings of wine from an Indiana winery and then choose two glasses of their favorite to enjoy after the tasting portion. $50 per person or $98 per couple. Photo ID required to board vessel. Must be 21 years of age. Gate fee not included. For additional information or to make reservations call 812 685-2202. Also scheduled August 23.

SAT AUG 10 – JASPER, HUNTINGBURG, and FERDINAND FARMERS MARKETS OPEN – Jasper Market open from 8 a.m. to noon on the green North of the Jasper Train Depot at Jackson Street and 3rd Avenue. The market strives to be a producer-only market that requires vendors or their family to grow, raise, or make what is being sold, fresh fruits and vegetables, eggs, beef, pork, chicken, jellies, pies, breads, cinnamon rolls, muffins, and more. Some gluten free items may also be available. Local artisans will be selling clothes, soaps, paper crafts, jewelry, toys, and more. A face painter will frequent the market. The first Saturday of the month will continue to include a youth market where children 12 and under can participante free of charge. Youths and student organizations can participate by selling items they may not grow or bake personally but are responsible for selling to raise funds. The Huntingburg Market is open from 7-11 a.m. in the new Market Street Park. The market features locally grown produce, artisan vendors, activities, and more. The Ferdinand market is open from 9 a.m. to noon on the second and fourth Saturdays of the month including July 27, August 10 & 24, September 14 & 28, and October 12. The market is open on the lawn of Soup-N-Such Bistro at the historic Wollenmann Home at 1150 Main Street. The market features area harvesters, artisans, musicians, yoga, and more. The market is a community partnership with Tammy Bedolla (owner of Soup-N-More), the Ferdinand Historical Society (owner of the Wollenmann Home property), and the Farmers Market Committee. Soup-N-Such is selling coffee and baked goods for breakfast at the market. The Bistro’s full lunch menu will be available starting at 11 a.m. All local gardeners, farmers, artists, artisans, musicians, and wellness leaders are invited to be involved. For market rules and guidelines email Tammy Bodello at jochemtammy11gmail.com or Rock Emmert at rockemmert@gmail.com.

SAT AUG 10 – BASEMENT BOOK SALE AT FERDINAND LIBRARY – Scheduled from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Hosted by Friends of the Ferdinand Library. 50 cents for paperbacks, one dollar for hardbacks. Please enter the library basement inside or by using the outside north door near the Community Center parking lot.


 

BRIDGE PLANTER PROJECT ACCEPTING DONATIONS/VOLUNTEERS – Patoka 2000, the beautification committee of the Jasper Chamber of Commerce, is getting ready to place beautiful summer flowers in the planters along the Patoka River Bridge. The planters are spruced up with live flowers three times a year and flags are rotated at various times. Donations are accepted as it is this money that helps maintain the planter urns nd decorative flowers on the bridge. Donations are being sought from individuals and businesses. Donors can make a donation in any amount (Payable to Patoka 2000) in honor of someone or as a tribute to a cause. Volunteers are being sought who can give about one hour each week to help keep the plants watered throughout the summer months. For more information on donations and/or volunteering contact Nancy Eckerle at 812 482-6866. Donations can be brought to the chamber office or mailed to Jasper Chamber of Commerce, P.O. Box 307, Jasper, IN 47547-0307.


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