Community Calendar


Community Calendar

SUN FEB 18 – OBLATES OF SISTERS OF ST. BENEDICT ISSUE INVATION – The Oblates of Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand will meet from 1-3 p.m. Sunday, February 18, at Monastery Immaculate Conception in Ferdinand. Anyone who would like to become a more spiritual person is invited to attend and learn more about the Oblates. Sister Karen Joseph and Oblate Elaine Baumgart will share a presentation about “Obedience.” Oblates are Christian women and men from all walks of life who associate themselves with a specific Benedictine monastery, such as the monastery in Ferdinand. For additional information contact Sister Brenda Engleman, OSB, AT 812 367-1411, extension 2827 or email her at bengleman@thedome.org.

SUN FEB 18 – ON GOLDEN POND AT JASPER ARTS CENTER – Curtain time 7:340 p.m. Presented live on stage by the Montana Repertory Theatre. One performance only. Tickets are $35 for adults, $33 for seniors, and $30 for students and children. Group rates are available. Tickets are available at the Jasper Arts Center ticket office, open 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and one hour before curtain time, or by calling 812 482-3070.

MON FEB 19 – ECONOMIC FORECAST LUNCHEON REGISTRATION DEADLINE – The Rotary Club of Jasper and IMA Evansville Chapter are hosting an Indiana University Economic Forecast Luncheon Thursday, February 22, at KlubHaus 61 in Jasper. The luncheon, scheduled from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., features four panelists and up-to-date opinions regarding the world, national, state, and local economic for 2018 and beyond. Cost is $25 (meal included). Registration deadline is February 19. To register call 812 482-9650 or email success@duboisstrong.com.

MON FEB 19- OFFICES CLOSED FOR PRESIDENTS DAY – The Dubois County Courthouse, Jasper and Huntingburg City Hall, and Jasper Parks and Recreation office and Habig Community Center are closed in observance of Presidents Day. All offices will reopen Tuesday at their regular hours.

TUE FEB 20 – 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 FEB 20 – LOCAL CHAMBERS HOSTING SMALL BUSINESS NETWORKING GROUP – Scheduled from 8:15 to 9:15 a.m. every third Tuesday of the month. Co-hosted by the Huntingburg and Ferdinand Chambers of Commerce to create connections between existing small business owners. The February 20 meeting will be held at the Old School Café in Huntingburg. Everyone is welcome. Chamber membership is not required to attend.

TUE FEB 20 – 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 FEB 20 – 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 FEB 20 – 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 FEB 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.

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 FEB 20 – 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 FEB 20 – AFTER SCHOOL ADULTING 101 MEETS AT BIRDSEYE LIBRARY – Meets from 4:30-5:30 p.m. AmyJo will be teaching/helping Tweens and Teens learn some sewing techniques and talk about laundry. Early pre-registration recommended due to limited number of spaces available.

WED FEB 21 – INTERNATIONAL FOOD CLUB FOR TEENS MEETS AT FERDINAND LIBRARY – Begins at 3:15 p.m. Participants sample different foods. This month participants will same good old American food – a hamburger and fries!

WED FEB 21 – GARDENING 1-2-3 FOR ‘MATERS & PEAS AT DUBOIS LIBRARY – Begins at 6 p.m. Presented by Purdue University Extension Agent Kenneth Eck. Participants learn how to start a vegetable garden from scratch.

WED FEB 21 – FAMILY STORYTIME AT JASPER LIBRARY – Begins at 6:30 p.m. every Wednesday and at 10 a.m. every Tuesday. Childrens Librarian Christine Howard hosts the monthly family storytime. All families with all age children welcome. No registration necessary.

WED FEB 21 – EVENING BABY/TODDLER PLAYTIME AT JASPER LIBRARY – Begins at 6:30 p.m. in library annex. Toys available for children under 2. No registration required.

THU FEB 22 – 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 FEB 22 – BLOOD PRESSURE CHECKS AT BIRDSEYE LIBRARY – The checks are scheduled every Thursday. Checks are available from 1 to 4 p.m.

THU FEB 22 – CHILDREN’S COMMUNITY PROJECT – Scheduled from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Participants will be inspired by Dr. Seuss and help make Trufella trees for the library. Treats will be provided.

THU FEB 22 – ADULT CRAFT: EASTER EGG PLAQUE AT DUBOIS LIBRARY – Scheduled from 6-8 p.m. Participants make a colorful Easter egg wall hanging. For adults only. Pre-registration required.

THU FEB 22 – WALKERS FORUM AT JASPER LIBRARY – Begins at 6:30 p.m. Walkers learn about walking towards a healthy you, ways to track their walking, and where to walk in Dubois County. Speakers will share information about the JPL Walking Group, discuss the 1000 Mile Challenge, and how participants are meeting the challenge.

FRI FEB 23 – DEADLINE TO PURCHASE TRUMAN DINNER TICKETS – The Dubois County Democrats’ annual Truman Dinner, which celebrates the heritage of the local Democratic Party and the modern Democratic party philosophy as championed by President Harry Truman, is scheduled Thursday, March 8, at the Dubois County Museum, 2704 N. Newton Street in Jasper. A catered meal will be provided and a cash bar will be available. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Special guest speaker will be Representative Ryan Hatfield of Indiana’s 77th District. State and local Democratic candidates for mid-term elections will also be introduced. Tickets are $20. Friday, February 23, is the deadline to purchase tickets. To purchase tickets call 812 827-2508.

FRI FEB 23 – DUPLO FOR KIDS 2-5 AT JASPER LIBRARY – Begins at 10 a.m. in the library annex.  Duplo blocks will be provided for children to build with. No registration required.

FRI FEB 23 – 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.

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