Community Calendar


Community Calendar

APPLICANTS BEING SOUGHT FOR CHALK WALK FESTIVAL IN JASPER – Jasper Community Arts’ 16th annual Chalk Walk Festival is scheduled from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 1, in downtown Jasper. Applicants are being south for the arts market, food vendors, community services and volunteers. JCA is looking for artists and craftsmen of all kinds including furniture makers, painters, potters, photographers, blacksmiths, weavers, sculptors, jewelry makers, and more. The booth space fee is $25 for artists who must supply their own booths. Volunteers and service groups are needed to assist with setup, registration, booth help, and cleanup. Volunteers must be 16 years of age or older. For booth information call Selena at 812 482-3609. To volunteer or for additional volunteer information call Corina at 812 482-3070.

MARCH IS FREE SEED MONTH AT DUBOIS LIBRARY – Stop by the library and choose up to 10 packets of free garden and/or flower seeds to plan this year. Lots to choose from.

SPRING READING CHALLENGE AT DUBOIS LIBRARY – Challenge continues through March 31. Sign up for the library’s new online reading app Beanstack, red one book and be put in a drawing for a $200 gift card of your choice.

LOOK FOR LUCKY AT DUBOIS LIBRARY – Find Lucky hiding somewhere in the children’s area between March 1 and March 16. For children up to fourth grade.


TUE MARCH 19 – 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 MARCH 19 – MY BIG PERSON & ME AT DUBOIS LIBRARY – Scheduled from 11-11:30 every Tuesday morning. Special story time created for infants through 6 years of age and their caregivers. Stories, music, movement, and fun for the kids. Pre-registration is required.

TUE MARCH 19 – 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 MARCH 19 – 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 MARCH 19 – TRIVIA TUESDAY AT FERDINAND LIBRARY – Scheduled at 3:15 p.m. every Tuesday. Play Trivia to earn chances on prizes.

WED MARCH 20 – ARTSY TEENS AT JASPER LIBRARY – Begins at 3:30 p.m. A fun and creative program that allows teens to use their imagination to work on art projects. New project once a month. To register CLICK HERE.

THU MARCH 21 – STORIES FOR LITTLES AT FERDINAND LIBRARY – The class gets underway at 10:30 every Thursday morning. Stories and activities for preschool and younger children. Sometimes song, sometimes crafts, and always a story or two.

THU MARCH 21 – DINE WITH A DOC AT SHILOH UMC – Sheduled 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 MARCH 21 – BLOOD PRESSURE CHECKS AT BIRDSEYE LIBRARY – The checks are scheduled every Thursday. Checks are available from 2 to 4 p.m.

THU MARCH 21 – ART CLASS FOR HOMESCHOOL STUDENTS AT BIRDSEYE LIBRARY – Scheduled from 2-3:30 p.m. March focus is on a St. Patrick’s Day project and working with STEM projects. Class will meet on first and third Thursday of each month through May. This semester participants will be introduced to some STEM projects. Get ready for the robots! Pre-registration required. To register CLICK HERE.

THU MARCH 21 – OPERATION OZOBOT EVO: EVO STORY GENERATOR AT DUBOIS LIBRARY – Scheduled from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Participants create a unique story using Evo robots to choose words from a grid. Pre-registration required. To register CLICK HERE.

THU MARCH 21 – KNOT JUST KNITTING AT JASPER LIBRARY – Begins at 6 p.m. Open to anyone interested in working on group or individual projects. Participants learn from each other, offering encouragement and fellowship along the way. Call Jill at the library if you have any questions. Looms and some knitting needles available to check out or try out before you purchase your own.

THU MARCH 21 – P.J. STORYTIME AT JASPER LIBRARY – Begins at 6 p.m. Participants wear their pajamas as they join others for a P.J. Storytime.

THU MARCH 21 – GENEALOGY ASSISTANCE AT FERDINAND LIBRARY – Begins at 6 p.m. Participants explore the library’s new data base My Heritage and learn about the library’s genealogy resources. Assistance available with your search.

THU MARCH 21 – TEA TASTING WITH ERIN DOYLE AT DUBOIS LIBRARY – Scheduled from 6-8 p.m. Participants learn about the history of tea and crewing methods while sampling six different types of tea. Pre-registration required. To register CLICK HERE.

FRI MARCH 22 – FREE PAPER SHREDDING IN JASPER – Scheduled from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in St. Joseph Church south parking lot (rain or shine). Shredding is free compliments of Piranha Shredding and the Jasper Chamber of Commerce. Bring up to 100 pounds for no charge. Also scheduled October 4.

 FRI MARCH 22 – 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 MARCH 22 – MOVIES FOR GROWNUPS AT FERDINAND LIBRARY – Curtain time 1 p.m. Featured film A Star is Born starring Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga. For those 18 and older. Popcorn and a drink will be served.

FRI MARCH 22 – IRIS DeMENT PERFORMS AT ASTRA THEATRE IN JASPER – Nationally renowned singer, guitarist,, and songwriter Iris DeMent performs at 8:30 p.m. Doors open at 6:30, opening performer Pieta Brown performs at 7:30, followed by Iris DeMent. Tickets are $24.95 for main floor and balcony, $39.95 for VIP package (includes preferred seating, reserved parking, and a free drink voucher.) Season ticket holders guaranteed main floor seating. To purchase tickets CLICK HERE.

SAT MARCH 23 – MATT BEILIS CONCERT AT JASPER ARTS CENTER – The Matt Beilis concert, originally scheduled for March 8 but postponed because of illness, gets underway at 7:30 p.m. at the Jasper Arts Center. For ticket information call 812 482-3070.

SAT MARCH 23 – SATURDAY AT THE MOVIES 2 AT BIRDSEYE LIBRARY – Curtain time 10:30 a.m. Featured film The Nutcracker PG. For Teens and Tweens on the fourth Saturday of every month. Popcorn and a drink available.


COACHES NEEDED FOR DUBOIS COUNTY GIRLS ON THE RUN – Spring 2019 coach registration is now open. Girls on the Run is a physical activity-based, positive youth development program that inspires girls in 3rd, 4th, and 5th grades to be joyful, healthy and confident. The 10-week program incorporates running to teach critical life skills, encourage personal development, and foster team building and community service. Coaches do not need to be runners but are required to be a minimum of 18 years of age to serve as an assistant coach or 21 to serve as a head coach. All volunteer coaches must complete a background check and attend a training session. To register or for additional information on the Girls on the Run program CLICK HERE.

COUNTY MUSEUM MEMBERSHIP DRIVE UNDERWAY – The Dubois County Museum is holding a membership drive. Memberships are available and prospective new members are invited to take advantage of a special offer. By purchasing a 2019 membership now, new members will be granted free admission into the museum for exhibits and program for the remainder of 2018 and all of 2019. The memberships will be good until December 31, 2019. For membership costs and additional information on the membership drive CLICK HERE.

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