WFLQ Community Calendar

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



June 15th-30th

* Silly Safaris at the Melton Public Library in French Lick, Friday June 24th, at 1PM. Come learn about awesome, scaly, furry and feathered friends with Ryan the Lion. Everyone is welcome

* The Lawrence County Rock Club, a nonprofit organization, will hold its 57th Annual Gem Mineral and Fossil Show June 24-26, 2022 at the  Lawrence County Fairgrounds, US Highway 50 West, Bedford, Indiana. Hours: Fri. 10-6:30, Sat. 9-6:30, Sun. 10-4. Free admission, wide variety of gems, jewelry, minerals, fossils, rocks, and lapidary equipment. Proceeds benefit scholarships. Contact Kathy Shaffer, 530 N. Cabot Ct., Bloomington, IN 47408, (812) 929-5367. Website: http://lawrencecountyrockclub.org/

* 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, June 28, 2022, from 8:00-9:15 a.m. in the 1st Level Conference Room at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center, 800 West 9th Street, Jasper, IN.  This class is free, but pre-registration is required by emailing BJ Sherman, Trauma services at memorial Hospital at bsherman@mhhcc.org

* Memorial Hospital Offering Stroke Survivor and Caregiver Support Group. Stroke care doesn’t end when you leave the hospital. Many stroke survivors and their caregivers experience a range of emotions as they adjust back to normal daily activities. Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center, in conjunction with University of Louisville Health, is offering a new, FREE support group where stroke survivors and their family/caregivers can talk openly with others who share similar experiences. The first support group will be held on Tuesday, June 28., from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. in the Medical Arts Building Conference Center located at 721 W. 13th Street in Jasper. The support group will be held monthly. Pre-registration is not required to attend.For more information about the Stroke Survivor and Caregiver Support Group, please call Mary Jo Eaton Calhoun, BSN, RN, Telemedicine Services, at 812-996-6364, or Brandie Beck, RN, Neuroscience Nurse Coordinator, at 812-996-5912 or. You can also e-mail questions or comments to strokesupport@mhhcc.org.

* The Jesus is Truth Prayer Rally will be Thursday June 30th from 7PM-9PM on the Westside of the Lawrence County Courthouse. Dress for the weather and bring lawn chairs for seating. For more information call 508-1159

* The Springs Valley Community School Pool is open again!
Swim lessons, open swim, and water aerobics are being offered.  Everyone is welcome to open swim on Monday, Wednesday, and Thursdays from 12:00-3:00pm.  Admission for adults is $3.00m and $2.00 for students.  Water aerobics are on Wednesdays at 4:45pm.  Contact Casey Bowles for more information or follow our Facebook page for updates.  

* The Valeene Christian Church is seeking a minister for our small rural church. If interested please call Paul Barnett at 472-3200 or send a email to valeenechristian@gmail.com You can also message our Facebook page at Valeene Christian Church

* Second COVID-19 Vaccine Booster. Hoosiers age 12 and older who have weakened immune systems and individuals age 50 and older who received a booster dose of an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine at least four months ago are eligible for a second booster following authorization Tuesday from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The Indiana Department of Health (IDOH) is advising vaccine providers that they can begin administering second boosters of the Moderna and Pfizer vaccines to individuals who qualify to increase their protection against severe disease from COVID-19. In addition, the CDC says that adults who received a primary vaccine and booster dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine at least four months ago may now receive a second booster dose of either the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine. Eligible Hoosiers who want Moderna or Pfizer from the Dubois County Health Department can visit www.ourshot.in.gov or call 211 to schedule an appointment. Our convenient Drive-thru will be open from 8:30am-11:00am and again from 12:30pm-3:30pm to accommodate this large group of individuals now eligible for their second booster dose. You may also come inside anytime between 8:00am-3:30 pm. Hoosiers are encouraged to bring their vaccination card to their appointment to ensure the booster dose is added 

July 1st-15th

*Freddy Fossil’s DINO Show!. Freddy Fossil’s DINO Show, Friday July 1st at 1PM at the Melton Public Library in French Lick. Freddy Brings its own unique brand of “Pre-Hysterical” puppetry to the stage in this new show. Filled with large dinosaur puppets and an animated performance by Dino Ambassador Freddy Fossil, the show features audience participation as it highlights dinosaur facts and shows kids why it “stinks to be extinct.” Everyone is Welcome!  

* The Citizens for SV Area Park Improvement, 1st Park Improvement Fundraiser at the West Baden Park, July 2nd, from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm. Clincher Ball Tournament for children and adult teams all day. Boys and girls 8U, 11U and 16U... 6-10 children per team-$50.00 and Coaches with 2 teams $75.00. Schedule of events; Water Balloon Games 10:00 am to 5:00 pm; Dunk a Coach 10:00 am to 4:00 pm and Dunk a Teammate all day; Face Painting 11:00 am to 2:00 pm; Tug-o-War at 12PM. Silent Auction 10:00 am to 5:00 pm and Music performance by Kirby Staley from 12PM to 2:00 pm. Refreshments to include the Community's longest Banana Split of 2022- made by Love Never Fails United Christian Church, Snow Cones- by the Optimist Club, Grilled hot dogs and hamburgers, popcorn and lemonade. All in collaboration with the Springs Valley Youth League, and Towns of French Lick and West Baden. For more information Chad Hammond (812) 788-0398

* Thunder Over Patoka fireworks display is July 2nd. Patoka Lake is hosting its 16th annual Thunder Over Patoka fireworks display at Patoka Lake beach on Saturday, July 2 at 10 p.m. The display can also be viewed from the section C viewing area in the 300-loop of the modern campground for those camping at Patoka. Music themed to the event will be played on WITZ-FM 104.7, at witzamfm.com or from WITZ- FM’s smartphone app. The beach is expected to fill quickly, so plan to arrive early to secure a spot. Beach concessions will be open. The entrance fee of $7 per vehicle for Indiana residents and $9 for out-of-state vehicles is required for the Newton-Stewart State Recreation Area, located north of Wickliffe on State Road 164. For more information regarding this program or other interpretive events, call the Nature Center at 812-685-2447. Patoka Lake (on.IN.gov/patokalake) is at 3084 N. Dillard Road, Birdseye, IN 47513.

* Patoka Lake hosts beginner Archery Lesson, July 3rd. Patoka Lake will host a beginner archery lesson with the interpretive naturalist, who is a certified archery instructor, on Sunday, July 3 from 9 to 11:30 a.m. This event is an introduction to the sport and is open to adults and children ages 8 and older. All archery equipment will be provided.
The event is limited to 15 participants, and advance registration is required. Cost is $5 per person and is non-refundable. Call the Patoka Lake Nature Center at 812-685-2447 to reserve a spot. The entrance fee of $7 per vehicle for Indiana residents and $9 for out-of-state vehicles is required for the Newton Stewart State Recreation Area, located north of Wickliffe on State Road 164. For more information regarding this program or other interpretive events, please call the Nature Center at 812-685-2447.
Patoka Lake (on.IN.gov/patokalake) is at 3084 N. Dillard Road, Birdseye, IN 47513.

* Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Caregiver Support Group. 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 Hospital’s Caring Hands Senior Services sponsors an Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Caregiver Support Group.  Meeting dates are the first Tuesday of every month.  The next meeting is Tuesday, July 5, 2022., from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. in the Medical Arts Conference Center, located in the lower level of the Medical Arts Building at 721 W. 13th St. 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.”  If you are not comfortable attending due to Covid-19, but would like more information on dementia and being a caregiver, please call 812-996-2862. Pre-registration is not necessary. **NOTE:  You must wear a mask.  We will follow CDC guidelines for safe attendance; however, if you are part of the at-risk population for COVID-19, please use discretion when deciding to attend.

* Smokey the Bear will be visiting the Melton Public Library in French Lick, Friday July 8 th at 1PM. Everyone welcome to attend

* Living with COPD. 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 the 2nd Tuesday of each month.  The next meeting is scheduled for, Tuesday, July 12, 2022., from 12:00-1:30 p.m. in the Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center Mary Potter Meeting Room, located inside the hospital at 800 W 9th St., Jasper, IN. For more information about “Living with COPD”, please visit Memorial Hospital’s website at www.mhhcc.org and click on “Classes & Events,” or call 812-996-5232 or 812-996-1528.  Pre-registration is not necessary, and there is no cost to attend.

* Springs Valley Youth Football has set its registration dates. July 13th and 24th 5:30-7p. There will also be a free 2 day mini camp for all 3rd-6th grade boys/girls July 24th and 25th. For more info contact Michael Allstott 812-865-6263 or Springs Valley Youth Football on Facebook   

* Covid 19 Vaccines Available for Children Under 5. The Indiana Department of Health (IDOH) announced today that COVID-19 vaccines for children ages 6 months up to age 5 are now available at some Indiana providers, expanding the population eligible to be protected against the disease. Shipments will continue to arrive at participating locations this week. IDOH has updated its map at www.ourshot.in.gov to show sites that have indicated they will offer the Moderna and Pfizer vaccines for this age group. Both vaccines received authorization from the FDA and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) last week. Initial sites will include private healthcare providers, local health departments and some hospitals and pharmacies. Vaccines are currently available on a walk-in basis at most locations, or parents can contact their child’s healthcare provider to schedule an appointment if the provider is offering the vaccine. Due to staggered vaccine delivery dates, parents are encouraged to contact the provider before arriving to ensure the age-appropriate dose is available. IDOH is working to update its online registration system so that appointments for this age group can be made via www.ourshot.in.gov as soon as possible.Visit the Indiana Department of Health at www.Statehealth.in.gov for important health and safety information or follow us on Twitter at @StateHealthIN and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/StateHealthIN.

* The Springs Valley Community School Pool is open again! Swim lessons, open swim, and water aerobics are being offered.  Everyone is welcome to open swim on Monday, Wednesday, and Thursdays from 12:00-3:00pm.  Admission for adults is $3.00m and $2.00 for students.  Water aerobics are on Wednesdays at 4:45pm.  Contact Casey Bowles for more information or follow our Facebook page for updates.  

* The Valeene Christian Church is seeking a minister for our small rural church. If interested please call Paul Barnett at 472-3200 or send a email to valeenechristian@gmail.com You can also message our Facebook page at Valeene Christian Church

* Second COVID-19 Vaccine Booster. Hoosiers age 12 and older who have weakened immune systems and individuals age 50 and older who received a booster dose of an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine at least four months ago are eligible for a second booster following authorization Tuesday from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The Indiana Department of Health (IDOH) is advising vaccine providers that they can begin administering second boosters of the Moderna and Pfizer vaccines to individuals who qualify to increase their protection against severe disease from COVID-19. In addition, the CDC says that adults who received a primary vaccine and booster dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine at least four months ago may now receive a second booster dose of either the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine. Eligible Hoosiers who want Moderna or Pfizer from the Dubois County Health Department can visit www.ourshot.in.gov or call 211 to schedule an appointment. Our convenient Drive-thru will be open from 8:30am-11:00am and again from 12:30pm-3:30pm to accommodate this large group of individuals now eligible for their second booster dose. You may also come inside anytime between 8:00am-3:30 pm. Hoosiers are encouraged to bring their vaccination card to their appointment to ensure the booster dose is added 

July 15th-30th

* Jasper Memorial Hospital Offering Stroke Survivor and Caregiver Support Group. Stroke care doesn’t end when you leave the hospital. Many stroke survivors and their caregivers experience a range of emotions as they adjust back to normal daily activities. Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center, in conjunction with University of Louisville Health, is offering a new, FREE support group where stroke survivors and their family/caregivers can talk openly with others who share similar experiences. The first support group will be held on Tuesday, July 26th., from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. in the Medical Arts Building Conference Center located at 721 W. 13th Street in Jasper. The support group will be held monthly. Pre-registration is not required to attend. For more information about the Stroke Survivor and Caregiver Support Group, please call Mary Jo Eaton Calhoun, BSN, RN, Telemedicine Services, at 812-996-6364, or Brandie Beck, RN, Neuroscience Nurse Coordinator, at 812-996-5912 or. You can also e-mail questions or comments to strokesupport@mhhcc.org

* Covid 19 Vaccines Available for Children Under 5. The Indiana Department of Health (IDOH) announced today that COVID-19 vaccines for children ages 6 months up to age 5 are now available at some Indiana providers, expanding the population eligible to be protected against the disease. Shipments will continue to arrive at participating locations this week. IDOH has updated its map at www.ourshot.in.gov to show sites that have indicated they will offer the Moderna and Pfizer vaccines for this age group. Both vaccines received authorization from the FDA and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) last week. Initial sites will include private healthcare providers, local health departments and some hospitals and pharmacies. Vaccines are currently available on a walk-in basis at most locations, or parents can contact their child’s healthcare provider to schedule an appointment if the provider is offering the vaccine. Due to staggered vaccine delivery dates, parents are encouraged to contact the provider before arriving to ensure the age-appropriate dose is available. IDOH is working to update its online registration system so that appointments for this age group can be made via www.ourshot.in.gov as soon as possible.Visit the Indiana Department of Health at www.Statehealth.in.gov for important health and safety information or follow us on Twitter at @StateHealthIN and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/StateHealthIN.

* The Springs Valley Community School Pool is open again! Swim lessons, open swim, and water aerobics are being offered.  Everyone is welcome to open swim on Monday, Wednesday, and Thursdays from 12:00-3:00pm.  Admission for adults is $3.00m and $2.00 for students.  Water aerobics are on Wednesdays at 4:45pm.  Contact Casey Bowles for more information or follow our Facebook page for updates.  

* The Valeene Christian Church is seeking a minister for our small rural church. If interested please call Paul Barnett at 472-3200 or send a email to valeenechristian@gmail.com You can also message our Facebook page at Valeene Christian Church

* Second COVID-19 Vaccine Booster. Hoosiers age 12 and older who have weakened immune systems and individuals age 50 and older who received a booster dose of an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine at least four months ago are eligible for a second booster following authorization Tuesday from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The Indiana Department of Health (IDOH) is advising vaccine providers that they can begin administering second boosters of the Moderna and Pfizer vaccines to individuals who qualify to increase their protection against severe disease from COVID-19. In addition, the CDC says that adults who received a primary vaccine and booster dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine at least four months ago may now receive a second booster dose of either the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine. Eligible Hoosiers who want Moderna or Pfizer from the Dubois County Health Department can visit www.ourshot.in.gov or call 211 to schedule an appointment. Our convenient Drive-thru will be open from 8:30am-11:00am and again from 12:30pm-3:30pm to accommodate this large group of individuals now eligible for their second booster dose. You may also come inside anytime between 8:00am-3:30 pm. Hoosiers are encouraged to bring their vaccination card to their appointment to ensure the booster dose is added 



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