WFLQ Community Calendar

***Q-100's Community Calendar***


February 16-29, 2020

* There will be a Sunday night healing service at Love Never Fails United Christian Church this Sunday February 23rd. If you have a need we encourage you to come join us. Service begins at 6pm. Questions call Pastor Jason Lindsey at (812)653-6262. 

* In emergency situations, the help given by an immediate responder can often make the difference between life and death, even before professional rescuers arrive.  Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center’s Ambulance Services is offering “Stop The Bleed®”. This informational program focuses on the immediate response to bleeding, recognizing life-threatening bleeding, and appropriate ways to stop the bleeding. The next program is Tuesday, February 25, 2020, from 8:00-9:15 a.m. in the 1 st Level Conference Room at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center, 800 West 9 th Street, Jasper, IN.  This class is free, but pre-registration is required by emailing Vicki Stuffle, Director of Trauma Services at Memorial Hospital, at vstuffle@mhhcc.org .

* Bedford Park Program on Invasive Vs Native Plants. Plants across our landscape have become so intermingled that it’s impossible for most of us to know which ones are native and belong here, and which ones are invasive and causing harm to the environment. Unknowingly many of us contribute to this problem which affects Indiana forests, lands, and waters. Come to the next Bedford Park Program on Tuesday, February 25 at 6:00 pm and find out more about this critical issue. Speaker will be Evie Phelps with the US Forest Service. Phelps will answer questions during the free, one-hour educational program, presented in the historic heated Wilson Park Shelter House located at 2211 Denson Avenue in Bedford. The program is part of the Bedford Park Outdoor Series. Please RSVP for the program at 812-275-5692 so we have enough handouts and chairs ready.

* Bluebird Box Workshop at Patoka Lake. Help the bluebirds LEAP into the new breeding season on this special Leap Day! Build a bluebird nesting box for these migrating guests. Discover how to attract them to your backyard and keep them thriving in your area. The workshop will take place at the Patoka Lake Nature Center on Saturday, February 29 starting at 10:00a.m. All supplies and tools will be provided. Nest box kits are $15 each. Advanced registration is required. Space is limited to 20 participants. Call the Nature Center at (812)685-2447 to register. Patoka Lake ( stateparks.IN.gov/2953.htm) is at 3084 N. Dillard Road, Birdseye, IN 47513.

* Christ the King Catholic Church located on US 150 east in Paoli, will be having a Lenten Fish Fry on Friday February 29 from 5-7:00 pm.  Fried or baked fish dinners and deserts will be served for $10.00 for adults and children ages 3-11 $5.00. Fish sandwiches are available for $4.00.  Dine in or carryout.

March 1-15, 2020

* Did you know that 24 million Americans have been diagnosed with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD.) This disease may restrict air flow, cause trouble breathing and includes emphysema and chronic bronchitis. If you or if someone you care for is living with COPD, join us for an educational meeting on Tuesday, March 3rd., from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. in the Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center Health Ministry Conference Room located at 709 W. 9 th Street in Jasper. For more information about “Living with COPD”, please visit Memorial Hospital’s website at www.mhhcc.org and click on “Classes & Events,” or call Sue Wehr, BSN RN, at 812-996-5232.  Pre-registration is not necessary, and there is no cost to attend.

* Expecting a baby? Sign up to attend Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center’s in-depth breastfeeding class, “Breastfeeding: Getting Started.” During your time of baby preparation, this educational class can help provide an easier transition into motherhood and breastfeeding. It is recommended that both mother and the support person, who will assist the mother, attend the classes as support is important to breastfeeding success. “Breastfeeding: Getting Started,” will be held on Wednesday March 4th., from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. at Memorial Hospital in Board Conference Room B/C, located on the lower level of The LCM Tower, at 800 West 9 th Street in Jasper. The class is free for those delivering at Memorial Hospital; otherwise, cost is $15. Pre-registration is required. To enroll, please visit Memorial Hospital’s website at www.mhhcc.org and click on “Classes & Events.” If you do not have online access, please call Memorial Hospital’s Lactation Services at 812-996-0383.

* Dementia is a brain disorder that seriously affects a person’s ability to carry out daily activities.  Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia among senior Citizens.  It involves the parts of the brain that control thought, memory and language. Memorial’s Caring Hands Senior Services sponsors an Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Caregiver Support Group on the first Wednesday of each month.  The next meeting is Wednesday, March 4, 2020 from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. in Board Conference Room A, which is located on the lower level of Memorial Hospital near the Tower Café at 800 West 9 th Street in Jasper. This support group allows caregivers to come together to share knowledge and experiences in caring for loved ones who are affected by these illnesses. For more information, please visit Memorial Hospital’s website at www.mhhcc.org and click on “Classes & Events,” or contact Mallory Thimling, a Crisis Intervention Specialist, at 812-996-2915 or  mthimlin@mhhcc.org .  Pre-registration is not necessary.

* Jasper Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center is offering a Heartsaver CPR class from 5:30 – 9:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 5, 2020 in the Health and Wellness Classroom at Memorial Southside Office, 1100 West 12 th Avenue in Jasper. This American Heart Association course is designed for lay personnel who serve as rescuers as part of their job responsibilities and for the general public who have direct access to an Automated External Defibrillator (AED). Skills taught include CPR, AED use, and relief of choking in adults, children and infants. In order to complete the course and receive the course completion card, participants must successfully complete a skills evaluation. Pre-registration is required. The fee for the course is $65, and the class does require prepayment. For more information or to register, please visit the hospital’s website at www.mhhcc.org and click “Classes & Events,” or call the Health and Wellness Department at 812-996-2399 or toll-free at 800-852-7279, ext. 2399.

* Peacock Children's theatre will present the musical,  Aladdin and his Wonderful, Magical Lamp at Hillview Christian Church, 4180 east  state rd 64, Marengo on Friday, March 6 at 7 pm and Saturday, March 7 at 2 pm and again at Lincoln Hills Christian, Dale Ave, in Corydon Friday, March 13 at 7 pm and Saturday, March  14 at 2 pm. Admission;  children $5 and adults $7  For more information call:  812-338-3845

* Jasper Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center is offering a Bariatric Support Group for individuals who have had weight loss surgery. The purpose of this group is to provide support, information sharing and education. The Bariatric Support Group will meet the second Monday of each month. The next support group meeting will be Monday, March 9th. at 5:30 p.m. in the Medical Arts Conference Center, which is located at 721 W. 13 th Street in Jasper in the Medical Arts Building. Participation in this group is free of charge and no pre-registration is required. For more information, please visit Memorial Hospital’s website at www.mhhcc.org and click on “Classes & Events” or call 812-996-0357.

* Medic First Aid ® with AED (automated external defibrillator) is a basic training course in emergency care designed for use in the business/industrial setting. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), AED use, and other important emergency care skills are combined into this course, which allows the graduate to function with one consistent set of priorities in a medical emergency. Students learn the same priorities of care and approach to the patient used by professionals. This approach results in a continuity of care as the patient is passed on to the EMT, nurse, and doctor. Successful completion of the course means the student has acquired these skills, understands the dangers of an emergency scene and how to evaluate them, and understands the use of protective barriers. Taught by nationally certified instructors, the course satisfies OSHA requirements for industry and business. A Medic First Aid® with AED course will be offered Tuesday, March 10th from 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. in the Health and Wellness Classroom at Memorial Southside Office, 1100 West 12th Avenue in Jasper. The fee for the class is $65; class size is limited, and pre-registration is required by visiting Memorial Hospital’s website at www.mhhcc.org and clicking on “Classes & Events,” or calling the Health and Wellness department at 812-996-2399 or toll-free at 800-852-7279, ext. 2399. A Medic First Aid Bloodborne Pathogens class can be added to this course to provide participants with the knowledge to reduce or eliminate the occupational risk of bloodborne pathogens. The cost for this additional class is $20 per person. For more details, please call 812-996-2399, option 1.

* The Orleans Varsity Winter Guard will be hosting their 8th Annual Winter Showcase on Friday, March 13, from 6-9pm, in the Orleans Jr. Sr. High School Auxiliary Gym. Featured performances include: Paoli Cadet and Varsity Winter Guards, the BNL Winter Guard, the St. Vincent Winter Guard, the Scottsburg High School Winter Guard, the Orleans Winter Winds, and the Orleans Cadet and Varsity Winter Guards. Also, a solo vocal performance from Micah Evans that will blow you away. Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for students. Children 5 and under are admitted free of charge. Bring your families out to this fun-filled event and enjoy all kinds of elite performances, games, and concessions on Friday, March 13, 6-9 pm at the Orleans Jr. Sr. High School Auxiliary Gym! For more information, contact John McFarland @ 812-653-2284

March 16-31, 2020

* The “Getting Ready for Baby Brother or Sister” class is offered by Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center to help older brothers and sisters prepare for the arrival of a new baby. The next class will be held on Tuesday, March 17 th from 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. in Memorial Hospital’s Mary Potter Meeting Room at 800 West 9 th Street, Jasper. The class is intended for children over the age of four and includes a tour of the nursery and demonstrations in infant holding, burping, feeding, and changing a diaper.  Children are asked to bring a doll or teddy bear and a blanket to practice the skills.  Parents are asked to attend this class along with their children. This class is free for the children of those who are delivering at Memorial Hospital or $10. Pre-registration is necessary. For more information or to enroll, please visit Memorial Hospital’s website at www.mhhcc.org and click on “Classes & Events”. If you do not have online access or are having problems please call For OB Lactation Services at 812-996-0383.

* It is known that the more you know about your pregnancy, the better you will be able to cope with and adjust to changes during this time. Expectant parents are invited to attend Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center’s “Preparation for Childbirth” class held on Thursday, March 19th  from 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. “Preparation for Childbirth” is a class to help prepare expectant mothers and support persons for childbirth.  It is recommended that both mother and the support person who will assist the mother during delivery of the baby attend the classes.  Attendance in the seventh month of pregnancy is recommended. This class is being held at 721 West 13 th Street, Jasper, in Memorial Hospital’s Medical Arts Building Conference Center. It is free to those who are delivering at Memorial Hospital or $65. The “Preparation for Childbirth” class is conducted by qualified obstetrical nursing personnel. To enroll, please visit Memorial Hospital’s website at www.mhhcc.org and click on “Classes & Events”. If you are unable to access online please call 812-996-0383.

* Springs Valley Kindergarten Round-Up: Round-Up dates for 2020-2021 School Year: Tuesday March 31st, 8:00am – 2:00pm and Wednesday April 1 st, 8:00am – 2:00pm. To set up an appointment to register call 936-4820. Come to the Kindergarten Commons door to check in for your appointment. Needed is: Immunization shot records, Birth certificate, Social Security Card, Court Papers (if applicable), *Physical Exam form, Exam within the last 6 months, Dental Exam form, a free dental screening, will be offered by appointment only at Cave & Cave Dentistry between March 17 th – April 17 th call 936-2929, Eye Exam form, a Free eye screening if uninsured, if insured they will bill your insurance at Valley Eye Care 936-5222.*Exam forms are available in the Elementary office prior to round-up and will also be available during round-up. At the appointment your child should also: Wear tennis shoes Wear hair down for hearing test Hearing exam will be the day of your appointment

April 1-15, 2020

April 16-31, 2020

Women’s Wilderness Weekend at Patoka Lake is set for April 24th-26th. Join in a women’s only event to learn outdoor skills in a relaxed environment on Friday, April 24 through Sunday April 26. This event will start at the Patoka Lake Nature Center and include overnight camping for the duration of the weekend. Women ages 16 and older can participate in activities including in depth archery lessons, kayaking, kayak fishing, Dutch oven cooking, basic bush craft, wild edibles, wilderness 1 st aid, yoga, trap shooting, rifle, boat operations, self-defense, wildlife tracking, beginner birding, beginner bow hunter, hunting basics and more. Meals will be provided on Saturday and Sunday. Camping will take place in the modern electric campgrounds. Pre-registration is required by April 10 th. There is a registration fee of $65/participant. For more information or to register, call the Patoka Lake Nature Center at (812)685-2447. This event is being sponsored by the Dubois County Shooting Sports Instructor Council. Patoka Lake (stateparks.IN.gov/2953.htm) is at 3084 N. Dillard Road, Birdseye, IN 47513.

 

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