May 1st thru 15th
La Leche League Offers Breastfeeding Support Group in Orange County
Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers can get support and learn more about breastfeeding at the La Leche League of Orange County meeting on May 9 at 10 a.m. Meetings are held the second Thursday of the month at the Paoli Friends Church basement, 301 N. Gospel St. (Hwy. 37 N.) in Paoli. This month’s topic is “Advantages of Breastfeeding." For more information, call Anne at (812) 723-2304
What: Benefit Auction,
When: Friday, May 10, 6:30-8:30 PM
Where: Orleans Christian Church Unity Hall
Auctioneers will be Chris Ward from the Outdoor Channel show “Legends of the Fall” and Jason Bowers from The Sportsman Channel show “Whitetail Fix”. All proceeds will be given to the family to help with funeral expenses & help getting them back on their feet. We have a lot of great auction items and are still accepting more items. Anyone wanting to donate items for the auction can contact Christi Morgan (583-4821), Jami Lamb (653-2672) or Amy Clipp (653-1637).
The event will start with a short acoustic set from .50 Cal band members Jon Moon, Mike Butterfield, & Carl Anderson. There will be hot dogs, sloppy joes, and baked goods for sale at the event to benefit the family, too. More information will be posted this week on Facebook on the “Benefit for the Jada Lagenour Family” event page
Faith of a Mustard Seed fundraiser Sat May 11th at Sycamore Springs Park in English. Food, Fun and Music 10:30AM-7PM. Featuring The Breeding Family, Kirby Stailey, Slammer Jammers and many more musical acts. Food, Fun and Fellowship at Sycamore Springs Park in English Sat May 11th, 10:30AM-7PM.
The Fraternal Order of Eagles at 207 S Main in Shoals will have a “Super” Charity Bingo, Saturday, May 11th at 6pm. Proceeds to benefit the FOE National Charaties. The event is open to the public. . Bingo license number is on file.
May 16th thru 31st.
Your guide to Indiana's best values in outdoor recreation is available now at dnr.IN.gov/5280.htm. The Department of Natural Resources’ 2013 Indiana Recreation Guide is the source for information on state parks, reservoirs, state park inns, fish & wildlife areas, state forests and other DNR properties. Local retail outlets, state parks, reservoirs and other DNR properties will have free printed copies available in early February. The guides also will be available at the DNR booth at the Indianapolis Boat, Sport and Travel Show Feb. 15-24, at the Indiana State Fairgrounds. Annual entrance passes can be purchased in person at the gatehouse or offices of state park and reservoir properties during business hours, at the Indiana Government Center South in Indianapolis, or at innsgifts.com. Indiana resident passes are $40. For individuals 65 years old or older the price is $20. Annual passes for vehicles with out-of-state license plates are $60. Normal daily gate fees for residents at most properties are $5 per vehicle. For more information on Indiana State Parks & Reservoirs, visit stateparks.IN.gov.
Higher Ground UPC is having Revival Services Thursday May 23rd - Sunday May 26th. Speaking Thursday evening Rev. Adam Faulkner, Friday May 24th, Rev. Steve Addison and music by Highland Village Praise Team, Saturday May 25th Rev. Steve Addison and Sun May 26th, Rev. Kenneth McClary. Service times Thursday and Friday 7PM, Saturday 6PM and Sunday at 2PM. Reverend Brian Harrison and members of Higher Ground UPC invite you to worship with them during Revival services.
Nashville recording artist Daniel Lee to perform at the Rowboat Cafe on the Boulevard in West Baden. Concert is 6PM-8PM
The Springs Valley Exchange Club and the Legion are having a Memorial Day Program Saturday, May 25th at 2:30 pm at the the Veteran's Memorial by Beechwood Church.
Spring Mill State Park will explore life in Indiana during the Civil War in an event Memorial Day Weekend. The featured program of Civil War Days is a battle at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday in Sycamore Field. Saturday programming also includes a Civil War era fashion show at 11 a.m. at the Upper Residence porch; Civil War era music at 3:30 p.m. in the Meeting House by Stony Point; and a Civil War era dance at 7 p.m. at Stony Point outside Sycamore Shelter. Visitors to the dance can watch or join and learn dance steps from the 1860s. Sunday programming includes morning worship at 8:30 a.m.; Civil War Boys at 11:30 a.m.; and a program on Indiana and the Civil War at 3:45 p.m. These three programs will be at the Meeting House. Two Sunday programs will be at Sycamore Field: the 2:30 p.m. battle and an 8:30 p.m. cannon fire. On Memorial Day, at 2 p.m., visitors can join re-enactors representing Abraham Lincoln, Gov. Morton, and soldiers and civilians at the park’s Hamer Cemetery. A memorial service will commemorate soldiers killed in the Civil War. Park admission during the event is $5 per in-state vehicle and $7 per out-of-state vehicle. Annual Entrance Passes for 2013 are also available.
Come be our guest as Evangelist Terry Carter comes and speaks at Living Waters Assembly of God May 26th at 10:30 am. Everyone is welcome! We are located at 763 S Bears Bend Rd Fr Lick ( next to Pinnick Mortuary) 812-936-4745.
Join the Patoka Lake Naturalist on Sunday, May 26th at 12:30p.m. for an xtended 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 Visitor Center no later than 12:30p.m. Eastern Daylight Time to begin this journey.The entrance fee of $5 per vehicle for Indiana residents ($7 out of state) is required for the Newton Stewart State Recreation Area, Patoka Reservoir, located north of Wickliffe Indiana, Highway 164. For more information regarding this program or other interpretive events, please call the Visitor Center at 812.685.2447.
Mens Health Issues, program to be offered by IU Health Paoli Hospital. This series continues on Tuesday May 28th at 7PM at Melton Public Library in French Lick.
ARES Training Class to be offered by Orange County Amateur Radio Emergency Service. This meeting will be Tuesday May 28th. The meeting to be held at the Rural District 2 Fire Station training room. More information call 865-0156
For over 40 years the Indiana State Police have been giving young people an up close look at law enforcement through its youth camps program. The three-day Respect for Law Camp is an exciting look at law enforcement for students entering 5th and 6th grades. Troopers and other police officers staff the co-ed camps and programs include spectacular demonstrations by Emergency Response Teams, Bomb Squads, Underwater Search and Rescue Teams and police dogs. Campers participate in recreational activities, make new friends . Respect for Law Camp costs $125 and will be held at: University of Southern Indiana Hanover College Vincennes, University Anderson University and Notre Dame University . For more information about Indiana State Police Youth Services Camps, please call 888.477.9688
June 1st thru 15th
Grab your friends, family, fishing pole, tackle and bait, and head over to Patoka Lake on Saturday June 1st from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30a.m. for the annual Kid’s Fishing Derby. Park at the Modern Campground Center Shelterhouse at 8:30 a.m. to register and then take a short stroll down to the Fishing Pond for a friendly competition. 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! The entrance fee of $5 per vehicle for Indiana residents ($7 out of state) is required for the Newton Stewart State Recreation Area, Patoka Reservoir, located north of Wickliffe Indiana, Highway 164. For more information regarding this program or other interpretive events, call the Visitor Center at 812.685.2447.
The annual meeting of the Talbott Cemetery Association will be Sunday June 2, 2013 at the cemetery. A pitch in lunch will be at 12:30 with a program at 2PM. Anyone with family members buried at Talbott Cemetery is welcome to attend. The annual meeting was started to clean the cemetery off once a year and to raise funds in order to keep the cemetery maintained. Thanks to all the people in the past who have donated their time and money, the cemetery is now maintained all year. Anyone wishing to help donate to the upkeep of the cemetery, but unable to attend the meeting can mail their donations to: Jim Hildum, 619 Sportsman Club Road, Mitchell, In 47446 or to Michelle L Porter, 1296 Noe Road, Orleans, In 47452. If you have any questions, you can email me or call my cell at 583-2345
Disabled Veterans Wish Foundation present Blair Carman in concert. Concert is Friday June 7th 6PM at Bedford Middle Schools Schafer Auditorium. Tickets $12.00 adult and $6.00 children 12 and under. For tickets call David Hall, Bob Hughes, Sipes Body Shop or Donna Smallwood at these numbers 849-2786, 653-6243, 583-8027 or 530-9422
Bring your kayak and join the naturalist for a tour on the lake Saturday, June 15 at 9:30a.m. at Little Patoka Boat Ramp. Meet the naturalist at the Patoka Lake Visitor Center to car caravan to the ramp. The caravan will leave promptly at 8:30a.m. Enjoy a morning on the waters of Patoka as we check out a beautiful rock quarry and waterfall while looking for beaver, bald eagles, and other wildlife along the way. Bring PFD’s, preferred snacks, refreshments and sunscreen for this two- hour long journey. Non-motorized boat launch permits are required and will be sold at the event for $5. These annual non-motorized launch permits can also be purchased at the Patoka Property Office between the hours of 8AM–4PM For more information regarding this program or other interpretive events, please call the Visitor Center at 812.685.2447.
The sessions are:
June 1-2: Free Fishing Weekend and Fishing Derby
June 14-15: Canoeing Basics 101 (Meet at Pine Pond)
June 28-29: The Mystery of History
July 12-13: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle Your Trash
July 26-27: Hellbenders lesson by Purdue University Research Team.
Aug. 9-10: SSSSlithering SSSSSSSnakessssssssss
Aug. 23-24: Getting Starry Eyed (Time will vary)
Sept. 6-7: Nature Rocks!”
Sept. 20-21: Can You Dig It?
Oct. 11-12: Falling for Fall
Oct. 18-19: Special Request Day
Nov. 1-2: Native American Heritage Month
A full descriptive schedule of the Young Adventurers program is at InterpretiveServices.IN.gov or by contacting interpretive naturalist Lydia Robertson at lrobertson@dnr.IN.gov or (812) 738-8234.
June 16th thru 30th
Join the naturalists for an extra close-up program with the red-tailed hawk and eastern screech owl on Sunday, June 16th at 1p.m. See how Patoka staff must care for these birds of prey. Watch the staff as they change the birds’ jesses and trim their beaks and talons. Discover what it takes to keep these birds healthy and ready for programs. There is a $5/person fee. Pre-registration is required by calling the Patoka Lake Visitor Center at (812)685-2447.The entrance fee of $5 per vehicle for Indiana residents ($7 out of state) is required for the Newton Stewart State Recreation area, Patoka Reservoir, located north of Wickliffe Indiana, Highway 164.
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Lawyer Every First Wednesday at Hoosier Hills Pact PSA 2013
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 1-800 822-4774 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.
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