WFLQ Community Calendar

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September 16 thru 30th

Moores Ridge Church Annual Bean Supper, Saturday September 20th, Serving starts at 3:00 PM to ?   All are invited...   Free will donation

Paoli Senior Center having a dance Saturday, September 20th.  Music by the Nite Wind Band.  Doors open at 5pm, food from the kitchen.  Music at 6:30pm.. A charge at the door,, everyone welcome

The fifth annual Ferdinand Folk Festiival will be held Saturday, September 20th in Ferdinand at 18th St Park.  Plenty of music,  75 food/environmental/educational booths, falconry demonstration, solar viewing and children’s activities.  The festival is free.

Avation Day coming to the Paoli Airport on Saturday, September 20th.  Free admission.  Games, displays, booths, Airplane and Helicopter rides at 9am  

47th Year for Tri Kappa Candle Light Tour at Spring Mill

            Time moves backward and slows down as Gamma Epsilon Chapter of Kappa Kappa Kappa, Inc. of Mitchell sponsors its annual Candlelight Tour on Saturday, September 20, 2014, at Spring Mill State Park, east of Mitchell on Indiana 60E.
            Pioneer crafts, demonstrations, and entertainment by many musical groups will be a part of the tour. Visitors are asked to please bring a flashlight. Tri Kappa Members will sell concession and food items in the Carriage House. 
The tour is from 4:00-9:00 PM. There will be a park admission charge of $5.00 for in-state licensed and $7.00 for out-of-state licensed vehicles. The village tour is free of charge.  Buses will shuttle visitors from the Lakeview Activity Center (nature center) and visitors with overnight accommodations from the campground and inn parking lots to the village. 

Valeene Homecoming at Valeene Community Park on September 20th beginning at 11am.  Live Gospel music, demonstrations, Corntoss, horseshoes, Volleyball, kids games, cake walk.. 

WHAS Crusade for Children Gospel Sing, Saturday, September 20th, 6pm at Home Mission Church,, a mile south of Mcdonald’s Vet service on Hwy 150 E.  Enjoy local gospel music,, Free will offering for Crusade for Children. 

1st Anniversary Celebration of Bertha’s Mission on September 20th.. Open House from 4-8pm.  Tickets $20 each of 2 for $30.  Silent auction, refreshments, live music, fellowship, Bender Banquet Hall, 3120 Brock Lane

Bible Church will welcome Jeff Cook as speaker on Sept. 19 & 20 , Fri & Sat. at 7:00 pm and Sunday Sept 21 at 10:30 am. Jeff will speak on America's forgotten history and heroes with an emphasis on our religious and constitutional heritage. We are located of Hwy 145 S, turn left at old Kimball plant following the blue church sign for 3.2 miles.

Jasper – Medic First Aid® with AED Refresher is a basic training course in emergency care, designed for use in the business/industrial setting.  This refresher course reviews the primary and secondary essential skills of patient care the students learned in the initial training. These skills allow the graduates to function with one consistent set of priorities in a medical emergency.  The Medic First Aid® with AED Refresher class will be offered on Tuesday, September 23 from 8:00 – 11:00 a.m. in the Community Classroom at Memorial Southside Office, 1100 West 12th Avenue in Jasper. Cost for the class is $40; class size is limited and pre-registration is required.  For more information or to register, please visit Memorial Hospital’s website at and click on “News, Events & Classes” or call the Health and Wellness department at 812-996-2399 or toll-free at 800-852-7279, ext. 2399.


Tunnel Hill Free Methodist Church, Hwy 64 English, having Revival Thursday September 25th thru Sunday, Sept 28th.  Speaker will be Bro. Jason VanMeter.  Special music by the Breeden Family.  Homecoming dinner following Sunday morning service

The “Old Eckerty Days” Festival will be held in Eckerty Friday and Saturday, Sept 26th and 27th.  New this year is a 5K walk/run on Saturday at 7am, starting at the post office.  Registration at 6:15am. 


“Blackhawk Blessings” will serve a pancake breakfast, Saturday, September 27th, at the SVHS cafeteria from 8am to 10:30am.  $2 for children 0-9 and $5 for those 10 and up.  Pancakes, sausage, milk and juice.  Proceeds go to the nutritional weekend food program for SVE students


National Hunting and Fishing Day at Patoka Lake
Celebrate National Hunting and Fishing Day at Patoka Lake Visitor Center on Saturday, September 27th from 9a.m. -2p.m. Eastern Daylight Time.  Come out to enjoy archery shooting from 9am – 2p.m. Enter your kids in the 9:30a.m. fishing pole casting contest.  Prizes will be awarded! 10:30a.m. Learn all about surviving in the wild during our Wilderness Survival 101 Course. At 11a.m. Learn to cook wild game with Carey Ellis, Patoka Maintenance Foreman during the Wild Game Cookout. Then taste Carey’s wild game delicacies at 12p.m. during Taste of the Wild. Finally at 1p.m. join a presentation ‘Predators of the Sky’ to learn about birds of prey with two LIVE special guests.  Meet Patoka Reservoir Biologist, Todd Eubank to hear about an exciting project for building and placing Wood Duck boxes around the reservoir to attract more birds to nest at Patoka and how you get involved.  Looking for a creative way to introduce kids to the world of hunting and fishing?  This is a great program for anyone interested in enjoying and learning more about the outdoors! Bring the entire family out for a fun filled day outdoors! Discover where you can hunt and fish at Patoka


SICIL to Host Craft Sale
     The Southern Indiana Center for Independent Living will host a craft sale at the organization’s parking lot on West Main Street in Mitchell on Saturday, September 27.  Any crafter who has a disability is welcome to set up at the event free of charge.   The event is to showcase the crafts of local persons with disabilities and to give crafters a venue to sell their wares.       Sale hours will be 9 AM until 1 PM.  This will allow crafters to close up and get to the downtown area for the Persimmon Festival parade at 2 PM.  Crafters must furnish their own tables and chairs for the event.  For more information or to sign up for a spot, call the SICIL office at 812-277-9626.

Tell City, IN –The public is invited to the 50th anniversary and field day for the Lincoln Hills C&D Forestry Committee on Saturday, September 27. The event is free and includes an afternoon tour of management areas and logging demonstrations and dinner compliments of the Liebering family.   The tour begins at 1:00pm CDT and goes rain or shine. It begins at the Whippoorwill Nest Tree Farm on CR 1300 W and St. Peters Church Road in Lamar, IN. The. There will also be discussions on wildlife management and bats and forest management. The tour will also see a timber harvest demonstration.
 Participants have a chance to win one of two Stihl chainsaws as well as other door prizes.
Registration is requested by September 24, contact Karen Ann Smith at 812-836-2179,

October 1st thru 15th 

A special showing of Southern Indiana “Hit & Miss engines”, along with a haypress and Apple Butter making Demonstration, at O’Bannon Woods State Park near Corydon, Friday and Saturday, October 3d and 4th.  10 am to 3pm. 


A 3 on 3 basketball tourney and slam dunk contest October 5th at 9am at Springs Valley Jr. High Gym.. In conjunction with the Pumkin Festival.  Entry is $40 per team , boys , girls and co-eds. Slam dunk is $10 person.  Each player will receive a “T”-shirt and 1st and 2d place receive a trophy or medal.   Proceeds go to the Dexter Royer sports memorial scholarship fund.  Call Butch at 678-2060. 


On October 5th, from 9:30am Bethel Church, between French Lick and Orleans will celebrate 160 years of existence.  Former pastor, Nelson E. Lee, will be the speaker, Kate Henderson will provide music.  Pitch in meal to follow.  The church is located at 5042 West County road 650 North, Orleans. 

3 on 3 basketball tourney and slam dunk contest October 5th at 9am in conjunction with the Orange County Pumpkin Festival.  The event will be held at the Springs Valley gym.  Entry is $40 per team boys , girls and coed teams may enter.  Slam dunk contest is $10 person.  Each receives a t-shirt and 1st and 2d place receive a trophy or metal.  Proceeds go to Dexter Royer Sports Memorial Scholarship Fund.  Call 678-2060. 

 October 16th thru 31stCar, Truck, Motorcycle Show Returns To Orleans Fall Fun Fest Oct. 11
The Orleans Chamber of Commerce is once again sponsoring its annual “Fall Fun Fest in the Park” on Saturday, Oct. 11 with a host of fall fun family type activities planned for that Saturday in historic Congress Square (town park).  This year will mark the return of the popular Car, Truck & Motorcycle Show to the festival’s line up. Everyone is welcome to participate. 
Entry fee for the show will be $20.  Registration for the event begins at Noon and runs until 2 p.m.  Awards will be announced at 4 p.m. Trophies will be awarded for top 25 cars and top 5 bikes. Dash plaques and t-shirts will be given to the first 100 entries.
Other planned events that day include a Harvest fair, arts & crafts, 5K Run/Walk, Pet Costume Parade, corn hole tourney, children’s activities, live entertainment & much more.   For more information contact the Orleans Chamber 812-865-9930 or visit
October 16th thru 31st

Disabled Veterans Wish Foundation presents:  Country Music Artist John Conlee with special guest the band: Pure Country.  October 18th, doors open at 6plm, show at 6:40pm at the Performing Arts Center at Bedford North Lawrence High School, 595 Stars Blvd.  Special MC:  Congressman Todd Youngl..  Tickets $25 general admission, $15 balcony seating,, reserve seating is available.  Call 849-6786 or 583-8027

Bring your Dutch oven, supplies, ingredients and set up for a friendly competition at Patoka Lake’s Autumn Getaway 12th annual “Dutch Oven Cook Off”, , Saturday, October 18th, 12-3pm.  Registration at noon.  All culinary skill levels from beginner to advanced are welcome.  Winners announced at 4:30pm at the Patoka Lake Modern Campgrounds.   Call 685-2447


Beck’s Mill will host a 5K and 10K Saturday, October 18th, to benefit the maintenance of the 200 year old grist mill.  Beck’s Mill was almost in ruins after idling for more than 50 years until full restored by Bill and Gayle Cook, Pritchett Brothers and Ridgway Architecture and many volunteers and gracious donations.  The 5K starts at 9am and 10K at 9”45am.  Early registration ends September 30th.  Over 91 people in last years event.  Call Kathy at 865-0711 or email   

Orangeville Township Community Center Harvest Fund Raier, Saturday, October 18th.  A yard sale from 10am to 2pm.  Booths available ,, bring tables and chairs.   Annual Crock Pot Chili Cook-Off at 10am Judging at 10:30am for prizes.  Lunch served,, Variety of coups and hot dogs, Live auction from 2pm,, All proceeds for upkeep and utilities of the center

Helpful Information

The Word of Life Fellowship at 864 Adams St. in French Lick.  Service time, Sundays at 10:30am.. Pastor Jerry Nail.  Call 723-9463 of 498-8659 

Living Waters Assembly of God is having "The Caring Place" beginning this THURSDAY night at 7pm. We will be located on main level of Goody B's on College street across from Winnegers Floral shop. Come join us for fellowship, prayer, and Bible Study every Thursday night!

Everyone is welcome!


Wednesday evening community dinner each Wednesday at 6plm at Paoli Christian Church.  Everyone is welcome, no cost and no reservations needed.  Call the church at 723-2664

La Leche League of Orange County offers the latest breastfeeding information an support. Meetings are the 2d Thursday of the month. Pregnant women, mothers and babies are welcome. Meetings are held at the Paoli Friends Church basement at 301 North Gospel St, (Hwy 37, Paoli). Call 723-2305

Tom Frohman, a lawyer at the Bloomington branch of Indiana Legal Services, comes to Paoli the first Wednesday morning of every month to talk to low-income individuals who have legal questions or court cases involving family law issues including paternity, custody, child support, visitation, and divorce. You may call the office of Hoosier Hills PACT at (812) 723-2621 to make a free and confidential appointment to speak to Mr. Frohman. Alternatively, if you want to apply for help from ILS without meeting directly with Mr. Frohman, you can call the ILS office at 800-822-4774 on Mondays from 2:00 – 4:00 PM on family law issues and, for all other issues, on Tuesdays from 1:30 – 3:30 PM or Thursdays from 10:00 AM to noon. The other legal issues handled by ILS are problems related to foreclosures, taxes, landlord-tenant, unemployment, debt collection, and public benefits., ,

, The Diabetic Support Group meets in the IU Health Paoli hospital cafeteria the third Thursday of every month at 6pm until April and then it meets at 7p through the summer. If you are interested in more info about the group, call 723-7474. If you are interested in more info about Williams Bros. services, call 723-3907.
Hanna 812-723-7474 
 Gateway Ministries has a new ministry called the Freedom Cafe' Church, celebrating Jesus in a new way, cafe' style.  Enjoy your coffee or Ice tea with a pastry, then worship and hear the good news of God's love, while sitting at your table cafe' style.  The Freedom Cafe' Church is located  at 308 S Oak Street in Paoli, across from the Pizza Hut (where the old Hoosier Uplands office was).  Sunday services are 10:31am and 6:31pm on Thursdays.  Come and experience the difference and Freedom in Jesus!!

Mercy Center in Paoli has moved to a new location at 308 S. Oak Street in Paoli across from the Pizza Hut (where the old Hoosier Uplands was).  The Center is now open Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 12p - 5p and Tuesdays from 10:30a - 3p for anyone who is in need of a meal.  Mercy Center is now serving over 1500 meals a month in Oranga County.  If you are able to come and get a meal, please do so. Volunteers are also needed to cook, clean, serve, deliver meals.  If interested in volunteering, call 812-936-8227.  Financial support can be sent to 308 S. Oak Street, Paoli, IN 47454.

Paoli Wesleyan Church reminds you that “One Harvest” can save you 35 to 50% on your weekly food cost.. With seven menu selections.  All food is top quality, not distressed or outdated. Call Herman Kile for more information at 276-3261

IU Health Bedford Home Care would like to celebrate those that dedicate their lives to helping others. Home care offers staff for : NURSING, PHYSICAL THERAPY, OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY, SPEECH THERAPY, SOCIAL WORK SERVICES, AND HOME HEALTH BATHING AIDE SERVICES   Area home care staff can assist, educate, and facilitate clients and their caregivers to maintain or regain the independence to remain at home. Thank a home care worker this month for the exceptional services they provide! If you or your loved one would like more information about IU home care, call 812-275-1275, or toll free 1866-607-1275

The Orleans Wesleyan Church is sponsoring a food outreach program called: “The Family Table”. The church invites anyone who would like to join them on Thursday evenings for dinner and fellowship at their fellowship hall. Meals will be served from 5:30 to 6:30pm or as needed. The church and fellowship hall are located on the south side of Orleans at 1463 South Maple (Hwy 37). Call 865-4041 for more information. 

Orange Count Human Society is in need of many items:  towels, wash rags , bleach Lysol, Laundry degergent, rubber gloves, antibacterial hand shap, hand sanitizer, collars, leashes, dog houses, dog shampoo, flea treatment, cat litter, hard cat food, puppy food, dog food, cat litter pan liners, pet toys,  flat shovels, envelopes, push mower, toilet paper, paper towels, trash bags, markers, thank you cards, stamps,  gift cards from Walmart, Lowes, Bender Lumber, etc for paint and other supplies... Thanks ..  Monetary donations can be sent to the Orange County Humane Society at P0 Box 61, Paoli, IN 47454

The VFW Post in Paoli is having Bingo every Thursday at 7pm with early bird Bingo at 6:30pm. Smoke filters have been installed and the and the building is handicap-accessable.

IU Health Paoli Hospital is a permanent child seat inspection station.  Is someone you love buckled in properly?  Let IU Health Paoli Hospital help you.  They offer FREE care seat checks.  The purpose of these checks is to ensure your loved ones are properly buckled in by offering education by a cerified Child Passenger Safety Technician.  Please call Deana Davis, RN, BSN, Health & Safety Educator @ 723-7571 or 936-2811 ext. 7571 to schedule an individual appointment.

Stronger Seniors-New Fitness Program!  Co-Sponsored by:  French Lick Senior Citizens, IU Health Paoli Hospital, and French Lick Springs Resort.  Tuesdays and Fridays at 10 AM at the French Lick Senior Citizen Building.  Wear comfortable clothing and bring a water bottle.  For more information, call Marilyn Fenton at 936-2533 or Erma Dillard at 936-4094.

Senior Adult Chair Exercise Program:  Mondays & Wednesdays, 10 AM to Noon.  Call Mary Mapes at 812-849-9999 or the church office at 812-865-3713.  Free!!!  Heart rate & blood pressure will be monitored.  Daily weigh-in.  Nutrition guidlines discussed.

Need help applying for public assistance or health insurance?  IU Health Paoli now offers one on one assistance for individuals needing to apply for public assistance health care programs.  A simple on-line process is available.  You can call the Financial Caseworker at 812-723-7982 or 812-936-2811 ext. 7982.  This office is located in the Paoli Medical Arts Building, 488 W. Hospital Road, Paoli.  The following programs are available:  *HIP:  The HIP program covers individuals who are carefivers for dependant children, unisured for at least 6 months, do not have access to employee sponsored health coverage, and are income eligible.  *Hoosier Healthwise:  Indiana's health program for children, pregnant women, and low-income families.  *Indiana Children's Special Health Care Services:  This program provides supplemental medical coverage to help families of children who have serious, chronic medical conditions.  *Medicaid Coverage for the Blind and Disabled.  *Medicaid Assistance with Medicare Costs.

Winter clothing giveaway every Saturday from 10am to 12 noon at Freedom Bible Church.  Call 936-2010

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According to Medicare,  Orange County has the highest percentage of senior citizens who quality for help to pay for prescriptions from Social Security, but are not signed up.  They need to call Social Security at 1-800-772-1213 and sign up, expecially if they have trouble paying for their prescriptions.  If they don’t quality, they may still be eligible for other programs.  Call Hanna Swayer at 723-7474 for more  information.

A Senior Adult Exercise program will be held on Monday and Wednesday from 10am to noon at Orleans First Baptist Church.  Heart rate and blood pressure will be monitored,  Call Mary at 849-9999 for more information.

The Southern Indiana Center for Indeplendent Living (SICIL) is sponsoring bingo on Monday mornings from 10am to 11:30am at the Older American building in Orleans.¡¡ Location is 1901 South Orleans Way.¡¡ Anyone in Orange County that has a disabilityor is a Senior citizen is more then welcome to attend.¡¡ There is no cost and prizes are awarded.¡¡ For more information call 800-845-6914

The American Legion Post 76 in French Lick wishes to invite everyone to Charity Game Night, “Texas Hold’em” poker night every Friday Night starting at 7pm. There is a semi-menu and drinks for your enjoyment. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Legion at 936-9394.
If you are a Veteran and wish to give back to the community, the American Legion has many events scheduled for this year, we can use your aid. If you are a Veteran and not a member, please stop by the Legion or contact one of the Elected Officers.

The American Legion Post 76 French Lick wishes to invite everyone to attend Bingo on Monday Nights. The Assembly Hall doors open at 5pm and Bingo starts at 7pm. There is a non-smoking and smoking area. There is also a semi-menu along with drinks. Come out for a night of Bingo and enjoy the fun. If you have any questions, please contact the American Legion at 936-9394. Any Veteran that is not a member, we wish to invite you to talk with one of our Elected Officers.

What: FREE Community Dinner
When: Every Tuesday Evening serving from 5:30-7:00 pm Where: Senior Citizens Community Building in French Lick
Who: Anyone and Everyone is invited, we would love for you to come and enjoy a home-cooked dinner with us!

Are you an honorably discharged veteran?¡¡ Are you in need of long term hospital help, but don’t think there are any options for you?¡¡ If you answered yes to both questions, you are probably entitled to more benefits than you realize.¡¡ Forty-nine states and Puerto Rico currently have state run and funded facilities that provide various types of care at virtually no cost to you.¡¡ If you or someone you know is in search of assistance, but not sure on the qualifications, call toll free at 1-866-331-1944.¡¡ This message from the Disabled Veteran’s Associations.

Orange County Recycling Cooperative, Recycling at the Old Mill,
105 E Water St, Paoli Indiana, Saturdays 8:00am - noon , Mondays 2:00pm - 6:00pm,¡¡Please stop by at your convenience and make use of our drop off bins in the rear of the building. We take : All paper products (newspaper, cardboard, junk mail, magazines, office paper, shredded paper, brown bags, feed sacks) , Tin cans and other scrap metal , Aluminum cans , Plastic milk jugs, detergent bottles (#2), water and soda pop bottles (#1) , Plastic grocery bags, Stretch wrap , Foam peanuts (please bag separately) , Wearable Shoes , Used clothing (wearable) , Please call 812-635-0526 if the area is a mess - one stinker can ruin it for everbody. For special times and additional information contact John Maier by email or phone (812-635-0526)

American Legion Post 250 of Mitchell Bingo Every Tuesday. Earlybird games at 6:30pm and regular at 7PM Call 849-3727 for info.

New Church In Springs Valley
Pastor Claude Lagenour invites everyone to come and join¡¡them for worship in theirnew Church located in the old Pentecostal Church of Zion in French Lick. Sunday school at 9:30am, worship at 10:30 and in home bible study ast 7pm on Fridays. Call 936-3703 For more information

FYI Orleans Town officials, in conjunction with Wolfe Contracting, has established a Newspaper Recycling Center at the Orleans Town Garage area. The site is for newspapers ONLY. Other recyclables may be accepted later on, but the center is limited to newspapers only for the present. Papers may be dropped off in the bin being housed at the garage by entering the north gate just off Monroe Street and exiting the front gate on Franklin Street anytime from 7 a.m. to 3:30 a.m. daily M-F. For more info contact Orleans Town Offices at 865-2539.

Southern Indiana Center for Independent Living is sponsoring Bingo on Mondays from 10am to 11:30am at the Older American facility in Orleans. Anyone with a disability or senior from Orange Co is welcome. Call 800-845-6914 for more info.