Community Calendar


Community Calendar

2020 NEXT ACT MEMBERSHIP, SPONSORSHIP, SEASON TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE – Next Act, which operates the historic Astra Theatre in Jasper, has launched its third annual season ticket, membership, and sponsorship campaign. For additional information CLICK HERE.


TUE FEB 25 (Today) – 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 FEB 25 (Today) – 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 FEB 25 (Today) – AFTER SCHOOL SNACKS AND GAMES AT FERDINAND LIBRARY – Begins at 3:15 p.m. Participants enjoy a snack and play some of the library’s board games.

TUE FEB 25 (Today) – “KAHOOT” TRIVIA AT FERDINAND LIBRARY – Begins at 3:15 p.m. in the youth room. During Afternoon Snacks students under 13 can come to the youth programming room to compete in Trivia for a chance to win prizes.

TUE FEB 25 (Today) – KEURIG’S KORNER AT DUBOIS LIBRARY – For middle and high school age kids. Open every Tuesday after school until 5:30 p.m. Snacks, drinks, and games for the kids, who can also use the time to do homework or just hang out.

TUE FEB 25 (Tonight) – ADULTING 20/20 AT JASPER LIBRARY – Begins at 6 p.m. Monthly series designed to help teens and young adults prepare for success in the “real world.” This month participants are learning how to manage their dollars and cents and hear from a local expert about how to use a bank, create a budget, and stick to it. For ages 16 to 25.

TUE FEB 25 (Tonight) – ADULT CRAFT CLUB MEETS AT BIRDSEYE LIBRARY – Scheduled from 6-7:30 p.m. This month participants will make a scrabble family plaque. Snack and drink provided. Space is limited. To register CLICK HERE.

TUE FEB 25 (Tonight) – EVENING BOOK CLUB MEETS AT JASPER LIBRARY – Begins at 6:30 p.m. This month’s book selection is Underground Airlines by Benjamin Winters. New members are always welcome. Book copies available at the library front desk.

WED FEB 26 – EVENING BOOK CLUB MEETS AT FERDINAND LIBRARY – Begins at 6:30 p.m. Participants discuss latest book selection. Next month’s book passed out at end of meeting. New members always welcome. Book copies available at the library front desk.


 

GOLDEN TICKET DRAWING APRIL 18 – Drawing will be held at 11 a.m. April 18 in Market Street Park. Tickets $25 each. Grand prize $5000, 2nd prize $1000, 3rd and 4th prizes $500. Tickets available at Gehlhausen’s Flowers, Lush Esthetics, and Huntingburg Chamber office. Can also be ordered by mail – send check or cash to DCCC P.O. Box 311, Huntingburg, IN 47542. Include name, address, phone number, and email address.

OIL PAINTING CLASSES SCHEDULED AT DUBOIS LIBRARY – Two oil painting classes are scheduled in 2020 at the Dubois Library. The first is Magic Mountains with Bob Ross Instructor Brian Sutton scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, February 29. Participants will learn, step by step, how to paint mountains, grassy foothills, and trees using oil paints. No experience necessary. All painting materials provided. Participants should bring paper towels for wiping their brushes as well as snacks and drinks to eat and drink during class and short breaks. The second class is Fantasy Flowers with Bob Ross instructor Karen Saunders scheduled from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 18. Participants in the one-day oil painting workshop will learn and practice basic floral painting techniques before trying their hands at their own Fantasy Flowers painting. Class limited to first 15 signees. Participants should bring paper towels and their own lunch/snacks/drinks. Library will provide each painter with two canvases and all brushes and materials needed for workshop. Cost of the February 29 class is $50, but you can save $10 off the cost by using coupon code MMT229 when registering. Cost of the April 18 class is $80, but you can save $20 off the cost by using coupon code Floral20 when registering.  Pre-registration and payment due in advance for both classes. To register for either class online CLICK HERE or call 812 508-6747. The Dubois Library cannot sign you up or take payment for either of these events.

DOLLHOUSES ON DISPLAY AT COUNTY MUSEUM – A dollhouse display opened recently at the Dubois County Museum in Jasper. The dollhouses were gifted to the museum by dollhouse builder and designer Ron and the late Lela Greubel from Ireland. Each house is a unique look into the miniature world of dollhouses. The Greubels operated a dollhouse shop in Ireland from 1986 to 2003 where they built and sold dollhouses and dollhouse furnishings of 1/12 scale. The shop was closed following Lela’s passing in 2003. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, and 1-4 p.m. Sunday. Closed Mondays and major holidays.

JASPER COMMUNITY ARTS SEEKING VOLUNTEERS FOR 2019-2020 SEASON – Twelve shows will be presented across a variety of genres. Front of House volunteers are needed to assist with scanning tickets, distributing programs, and ushering. Backstage Volunteers are needed for load-in and load-out, operate follow spot, and assist with wardrobe. Previous experience is helpful, but not required. Those who participate will be able to attend the performance for free. To volunteer or for additional information contact Volunteer Coordinator Liz Book at 812 482-3070 or email jasperarts@jasperindiana.gov. Volunteer forms can also be found at jasperarts.org under the Get Involved tab or CLICK HERE.


 

ATTENTION ALL NON-PROFITS IN DUBOIS COUNTY – If you, your church, school, club, or organization have a meeting or event you’d like to publicize, send the information to jerry@newsnowdc.com. If possible, send the information at least one week in advance. Be sure to include all of the information. There is no charge for this community service of NewsNow Dubois County.

 


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