Community Calendar

Community Calendar

(NOTE: Because of the winter weather conditions before attending you are urged to contact the sponsors of the events listed).

FRI JAN 19 (Today) – REGISTRATION DEADLINE FOR YEAR IN REVIEW PROGRAM – The Jasper Chamber of Commerce, Vincennes University Jasper Campus, and the Rotary Club of Jasper will present Dubois County 2017 – The Year In Review Thursday, January 25, at the VUJC Center For Technology, Innovation, and Manufacturing from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The public is invited to attend and hear the “Top 12 Sporting Events” and the “Top 12 News Events” of 2017. Lunch is $10 per person. January 19 is the deadline to make reservations. To make reservations call 812 482-6866.

FRI JAN 19 (Tonight) – SAT JAN 20 – THE POWER OF PRAYER WOMEN’S RETREAT AT ACTIVITIES CENTER – Scheduled from 7 p.m. Friday to 3 p.m. Saturday at St. Mary’s Huntingburg’s Activities Center. The retreat uses the movie “War Room.” No registration fee. Participants can stay overnight or go home to sleep. Space is limited so early registration suggested. To register call or text 812 639-5342.

FRI JAN 19 (Tonight) – WILL READ & SING FOR RILEY AT JASPER MIDDLE SCHOOL – The Will Read & Sing For Riley (Riley Children’s Health), which begins at 7:30 p.m., features a Dance Marathon Committee performance, Debbie Schuetter, News 44’s Gretchin Irons, The Cold Stares’ Chris Tapp, Shelantea Fisher, John Gibson and Peggy Pirro, Marc Steczyk, Emma and Lydia Grow, Scott Saalman, Ray Major, Grupo Guanaco, Joyce Stath, Daniel Ross, and Mary Allen (The Mary Movement Podcast). Admission $10 donation at the door. Doors Open at 6:15. Everyone welcome.

SAT JAN 20 – ANTIQUE SHOW AT HUNTINGBURG EVENT CENTER – The 2nd annual Huntingburg Event Center Antique Show is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Everyone welcome.

SAT JAN 20 – BOOK CELLAR OPEN AT JASPER LIBRARY – The Friends of the Library book store is open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. the third Saturday of each month. Everyone welcome.

SAT JAN 20 – LANDSCAPE PAVER SNOWMAN CRAFT AT FERDINAND LIBRARY – Begins at 10:30 a.m. Participants discover easy-to-make homemade winter decorations, festive displays, and more. Paint a snowman door stopper or place it on a shelf during the winter season. Supplies provided. Pre-registration requested.

SAT JAN 20 – OBLATES OF SISTERS OF ST. BENEDICT MEETING – The Oblates of the Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand will meet from 1-3 p.m. in St. Gertrude Hall 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. For additional information contact Sister Brenda Engleman at 812 367-1411, ext. 2827, or email

SAT JAN 20 – KIDS CRAFT TIME AT BIRDSEYE LIBRARY – Begins at 1 p.m. New staff member Nicole will show participants how to make a snowflake magnet frame. Pre-registration requested. Children under age 7 must bring an adult with them to help with the craft.

SAT JAN 20 – WINTER GATE FESTIVAL IN HUNTINGBURG – Scheduled from 5-11 p.m. in historic downtown Huntingburg. Wine and beer sampling, unique specialty shops, food samples, live music, and more. Everyone welcome.

SUN JAN 21 – NEW ST. MARY CHURCH GROUNDBREAKING – Begins at 11:15 a.m. at the site of the new Ireland St. Mary’s Church west of the current church. Father Joseph Erbacher and various committee chairpersons will do the groundbreaking following the 10 a.m. mass. The public is invited.

MON JAN 22 – MARIO KART Wii TOURNEY AT JASPER LIBRARY – Begins at 2 p.m. Open to all ages in the library theater. Pre-registration required. Prizes for first and second place.

MON JAN 22 – 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 JAN 22 – FAMILY STORY NIGHT AT FERDINAND LIBRARY – Begins at 6 p.m. Participants will listen o some stories and may even wear your PJs.


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