Dear Fans of Lick Creek Band,
Below is our updated concert schedule. Please mark your calendars and plan to attend. We'll send you details as the dates get closer. We are still booking gigs. :-)
Jasper – Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center is sponsoring a “Friday Community Health Screening” on Friday, May 26, 2017 from 7:00 – 9:00 a.m. in the Health and Wellness Classroom at Memorial Southside Office, 1100 West 12th Avenue in Jasper. Participants must be 18 years of age or older and will have cholesterol (including total cholesterol, HDL, LDL, and triglycerides) and blood glucose checked via finger stick. A 12-hour fast is required; however, you may drink water and take prescribed medications. The cost is $25 and may be paid at the screening. The screening lasts approximately 15 minutes, and pre-registration is required. You may register by calling the Health and Wellness department at 812-996-2399 or toll-free at 800-852-7279, ext. 2399.
Hike to Totem Rock on May 28th at Patoka Lake Join the Patoka Lake Naturalist on Sunday, May 28th at 12:30p.m. for an extended hike to Totem Rock. Hike along beautiful creeks, rock outcroppings, and lush hilly forest landscape. Hear stories of life along the Patoka River for Native Americans and the early European settlers. Participants should bring refreshments & wear sturdy hiking shoes for this 3.5 mile trek back in time. Discover the history behind Totem Rock and the people who once called this area home. Participants should meet at the Nature Center no later than 12:30p.m. Eastern Daylight Time to begin this journey. The entrance fee of $7 per vehicle for Indiana residents ($9 out of state) is required for the event. Call the Nature Center at 812.685.2447.
Vincennes University Jasper Campus will offer Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) training programs this Summer in Jasper. The 105 hour program includes 30 classroom hours and 75 clinical hours. The curriculum provided at VUJC meets all required guidelines for nursing assistant training set forth by the Federal Government and the State of Indiana. Upon completion of the course each student is eligible to sit for the Indiana State CNA competency examination. For additional information on CNA classes call 812.481.5937 In order to attend either session, all applicants must attend a required orientation Wednesday, May 10th, at 6:00 PM in the VUJC Center for Technology, Innovation and Manufacturing Building.
Tickets are now on sale for the upcoming 2017 Orleans Alumni Banquet set for Saturday, June 3rd at Orleans Elementary School. Dinner tickets are $20 and must be purchased in advance from either Mid-Southern Savings or Fifth Third Bank. Deadline for purchasing tickets is May 31st. No tickets will be sold or available at the door.
Complimentary tickets will again be made available to all of the Graduating Seniors; however if they opt to bring a guest they will be required to purchase a dinner ticket. Those Seniors planning to attend should sign up with Mr. Stevens in the O.H.S. Principal’s Office. This year’s Honor Classes are all those ending in ‘7; however anyone may attend. Celebrating their Golden Anniversary during the event will be the O.H.S. Class of 1967. For more info contact Orleans Alumni Association, Robert F Henderson, 812 865-2539 or Janet Fields, 812 865-2547
Kids’ Fishing Derby at Patoka Lake
Grab your friends, family, fishing pole, tackle and bait, and head over to Patoka Lake on Saturday, June 3th from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30a.m. for the annual Kids’ Fishing Derby. Park at Osborn Ramp, off Highway 145, at 8:30 a.m. to register. This event is for children 12 years of age and under and they must be accompanied by an adult. Prizes will be awarded for the biggest fish, most fish caught, and more! The award ceremony will begin at 11 a.m. Bring your lawn chairs, sun screen and refreshments, and join in the fun! For more information regarding this program or other interpretive events, call the Nature Center at 812.685.2447.
HERO CENTRAL VBS ,At Huron Baptist Church June 5th-9th Registration Mon.June 5th at 5:30pm . Tues-Fri 6-8:30pm . Friday Closing Program, Cookout, Games and water slide. Come and and discover your strength in God. : Sponsored by Huron Baptist and Church of God
Registration Now Open for the Full Moon 5K at Patoka Lake on June 9th Registration is open for the Full Moon 5K taking place at Patoka Lake beach on Friday, June 9th at 9:30p.m. Race 3.1miles through the woods on roadways, a well-maintained gravel and grass lane and paved bike trail lit by moonlight and luminaries. Race for a cause! All proceeds from this event will go to support Patoka’s non-releasable raptors; a red-tailed hawk, eastern screech owl and bald eagle. Early registration is $25 which includes a race t-shirt. Go to http://fullmoon5K.itsyourrace.com to register today! For more information or call (812)685-2447. If you are interested in sponsoring this event please contact the Race Director, Dana Reckelhoff at (812)685-2447
Hoosier National Forest (NF) camprounds opened on April 15th and the campground hosts, are ready to welcome campers to campgrounds across the Forest! Improvements campers will see this summer include a new shower house at North Face Campground in the Indiana-Celina Lakes Recreation Area. This new facility is LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certified, and is a great example of the Hoosier NF’s commitment to excellence and sustainability in recreation. Hardin Ridge Recreation Area received this style of new shower buildings a few years ago and they’ve been very popular. All camping opened on April 15. Swimming beaches normally open on Memorial Day weekend or as weather and other conditions allow. Interpretive programs will be planned throughout the season and will be promoted on the website and through media channels later. For more information about recreation opportunities in the Tell City District, call 812-547-7051. For information about recreation in the Brownstown District, call 812-275-5987. Or visit our website at https://www.fs.usda.gov/hoosier/.
VU Jasper will offer is Kids’ College summer programming June through July
for this upcoming summer. Kids’ College, in its’ 17th year, provides a variety of programming for
children entering K through 8th grade. Some programs offered include:
Destination Science!, June 5 to 7, 9am to Noon, for students entering
grades 4 to 8.
Video Game Design, June 5 to 7, 9am to Noon, for students entering grades 4
All About STEM, June 5 to 7, 1 to 4pm, for students entering grades 4 to 8.
Volleyball Camp, June 7 to 9, 9am to Noon, for students entering grades 3
Bombers Baseball Camp, June 12 to 14, 9am to Noon, for students entering
grades 1 to 8..
For additional information call 812-481-5937
June 16th thru 30th
Free Sailing Lessons at Patoka Lake
The Indiana Department of Natural Resources in conjunction with the Patoka Lake Sailing Club, will be offering Free Basic Sailing Lessons to the public on Saturday, June 17th.There will be three consecutive sessions offered. Each session will include thirty minutes of dryland instruction and will conclude with an hour of water based instruction. All participants MUST pre-register with the Patoka Lake Nature Center, before the date of the event. All lessons will be on a first call–first registered basis and slots will fill quickly, so don’t hesitate and miss out on this wonderful opportunity. For registration or detailed information, please contact the Patoka Lake Nature Center at (812) 685-2447. (All sessions last 1 hour and 30 minutes total)