Community Calendar

Community Calendar

LIGHT OF THE WORLD RETREAT AT ST. JOSEPH’S IN JASPER – The retreat, an Evangelization process open to all parishes in the area, is scheduled April 21, 22, 23, and 24 in the St. Joseph Parish Center. It brings the light of the Gospel alive within your parish through a living encounter with Jesus Christ, a personal growth in faith for all no matter where you are on your journey. Open to both men and women. No cost to attend the retreat, but there will be an opportunity to give a free will donation to help cover retreat expenses on the weekend, including snacks on April 21 and 24 and meals on April 22 and 23. To register, or for additional information, call 812 482-1805. Information on Light of the World Retreats is available at

BRIDGE PLANTER PROJECT ACCEPTING DONATIONS & SEEKING 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. Patoka 2000 seeks donations from individuals or businesses. Donations can be made in honor of someone, in memory of someone, or a tribute to a cause. Volunteers who can give about one hour each week to help keep the planters watered are being sought. To volunteer, make a donation, or for more information call 812 482-6866.

DENTAL RADIOLOGY CLASS AT VUJC – The Limited Dental Radiographer training class is for current dental assistants. The objective of
the noncredit course is to provide classroom training so the student may be licensed by the Indiana State Department of Health for dental radiology. Fee is $695 and includes textbook. Class meets from 6-9 p.m. twice a week for five weeks Mondays and Wednesdays, May 1 to June 5. Deadline to register is one week prior to class start. For additional information call 812 481-5937 or email

VENDORS AND VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR CHALK WALK – Jasper Community Arts is hosting its 14th annual Chalk Walk Arts Festival Saturday, June 3, on the courthouse square in Jasper (rain date June 10). The family-friendly event features creativfe and fun activities for the young and the young-at-heart. In preparation for the event Jasper Community Arts is seeking applicants for the arts market, food vendors, community services and volunteers. For complete details on the arts market and/or community services contact Corina Mack at 812 482-3070, for the food vendors call Mike Jones at 812 630-2468. Volunteers high school age and older should call Emily Peak or Corina Mack at 812 482-3070, volunteers and service groups are needed for set up, registration, booth help, and cleanup. To sign up or for additional information call 812 482-3070. Additional information can also be found at

FRI MAR 24 (Today) – SEDER DINNER REGISTRATION DEADLINE – The St. Joseph Parish Education Commission is hosting an Interfaith Seder Dinner Sunday, April 9, in the Holy Family Fellowship Hall. Doors open at 4:30 p.m., dinner begins at 5. Dinner is designed to provide attendees better understanding of the Jewish roots of the Catholic faith. Tickets are $15, $7.50 for children 6 to 12, no charge for children 5 and under. To purchase tickets or for more information call St. Joseph Parish at 812 482-1805 (8 a.m.-8 p.m. Mon.-Thur., 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Fri.) or Holy Family Parish at 812 482-3076 (8 a.m.-4 p.m.). Tickets purchased in advance are $1 less.

FRI MAR 24 (Today) – TECHNOLOGY HELP AT DUBOIS LIBRARY – Scheduled from 10 a.m. to noon. Katherine will help participants with questions about their computer or wireless devices.

FRI MAR 24 (Today) – BUILD A WIND-POWERED CAR AT FERDINAND LIBRARY – Begins at 3:30 p.m. Participants build a car with a sail that can move on its own in the wind. For 2nd graders and up. Registration requested.

SAT MAR 25 – ANIME/MANGA CLUB MEETS AT JASPER LIBRARY – Meets at 11 a.m. For those who enjoy graphic novels and drawing in the style used in Anime and Manga. Everyone welcome.

SAT MAR 25 – “ADOPT A DOG” AT BROOKSIDE VILLAGE – Foster dogs from the Dubois County Humane Society will be on hand from 1-3 p.m. Door prizes, treats, and beverages will be available. Donations accepted. Everyone welcome.

SAT MAR 25 – ANNIE MOSES BAND AT JASPER ARTS CENTER – Performance begins at 7:30 p.m. Band performs bluegrass and country music. Tickets $35, $33 for seniors, $30 for students and children. Tickets purchased earlier for the cancelled Willis Chan concert will be honored at this event.

MON MAR 27 – BABY PLAYTIME AT JASPER LIBRARY – Begins at 10 a.m. Parents and children 2 and under can enjoy social time while playing with library toys. Held in the library annex.

MON MAR 27 – TAX ASSISTANCE AT FERDINAND LIBRARY – Generation’s Tax Assistance is available from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. every Monday. Everyone welcome.

MON MAR 27 – MOVIE AT THE LIBRARY: SING AT JASPER LIBRARY – Begins at 2 p.m. All ages welcome. An adult must accompany children under 8 years of age.

MON MAR 27 – KEURIG 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 MAR 27 – EVENING TECH HELP AT JASPER LIBRARY – Scheduled from 4 to 6 p.m. in library annex. Participants receive help with all kinds of technology, tablets, phones, laptops, etc.  Laptops available for use. Everyone welcome.

MON MAR 27 – JAMMY JAM STORYTIME AT FERDINAND LIBRARY – Begins at 6:30 p.m. Wear your PJs and enjoy stories, songs, and a craft.

MON MAR 27 – END-OF-THE-MONTH CLUB MEETS AT DUBOIS LIBRARY – Meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. Participants will discuss The Blue Bottle Club. Those interested in joining the club should call Anita at the library.

TUE MAR 28 – JPL WALKING CLUB MEETS AT RUXER STUDENT CENTER – The Jasper Public Library Walking Club meets at 8 a.m. at the center’s gym and walking track. Opportunity for participants to walk in a social environment. Tracking of walking time is strongly encouraged.

TUE MAR 28 – Wii GAME DAY AT FERDINAND LIBRARY – Scheduled from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Nintendo Wii and other games will be laid out in the community room for some gaming fun.

TUE MAR 28 – CONSTRUCTION FREE PLAY AT DUBOIS LIBRARY – Scheduled from 1 to 3 p.m.  Kids can play with library’s LEGOs, DUPLOs, Brain Chips, and Keva Planks.

TUE MAR 28 – TRIVIA TUESDAY AT FERDINAND LIBRARY – Scheduled after school in the library Teen Room. Play Trivia to earn chances on prizes presented at end of the semester.

TUE MAR 28 – 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 MAR 28 – AFTER SCHOOL FAMILY MOVIE AT BIRDSEYE LIBRARY – Curtain time 4 p.m. Featured film The Garfield Show: Spring Fun Collection. Family friendly movie. Popcorn and a drink available. All ages welcome.

TUE MAR 28 – ADULT MOVIE AT FERDINAND LIBRARY – Curtain time 5:30 p.m. Featured film The Light Between Oceans (PG-13, 133 min.). Refreshments will be served.

TUE MAR 28 – PAW PATROL PARTY AT JASPER LIBRARY – Begins at 6:30 p.m. Paw Patrol activities, games, and snacks. Pre-registration requested. 

TUE MAR 28 – BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP MEETS AT JASPER LIBRARY – Meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. This month’s selection is The Soloist by Steve Lopez. Books available at the library prior to the meeting. New members always welcome.



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