Community Events | Perry County News


The Perry County News is pleased to announce events of local interest as a service to our readers and the community. Information should be sent to The News at PO Box 309, Tell City, IN 47586. Information can also be faxed to 812-547-2847 or emailed to [email protected] Please include a phone number.

Girl Scout Troop 222

TELL CITY – Girl Scout Troop 222 is conducting a service project to help stray dogs in Perry County. They’ve made peanut butter and banana “pupsicles” and will be selling them at Waggin’ Main from 1-4 p.m. on Saturday, March 19.

Pupsicles are $3 each.

Bandanas for dogs $3

Offer half price nail clippings $5

100% of the proceeds will go to the fund that Kim Strobel has to help stray dogs who need veterinary care or anything else they might need.

Scooby Doo will also be there to take pictures with your puppies!

Tell the city high school boys and girls football

TELL CITY – The Tell City High School boys and girls soccer team will be hosting a spaghetti dinner on Monday, April 18 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the high school. There will also be a silent auction and fun games and activities for children in the auxiliary gymnasium.

All high school students will have tickets for sale or contact Amber at 812-719-2393.

Spaghetti dinners will need to be pre-ordered by April 4.

Perry County Animal Welfare, Control and Education Council

PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Animal Welfare, Control and Education Board will meet every third Tuesday of the month at 6 p.m. at the depot located at 333 Seventh Street in Tell City. The March meeting will take place on March 15.

Knitwear and Bows

TELL CITY — The next Knits and Knots meeting will take place on Thursday, March 24.

Bring your hook or knitting needles. You provide the talent, we provide the lead. The more items we create, the more we can help people stay warm next winter.

The meeting is held at the Tell City United Methodist Church, 702 10th Street. Please enter through the green door in the alley (rear parking lot).

Art and relaxation day camp

PERRY COUNTY – Purdue and University Art and Relaxation Day Camp

For students in grades 3 to 12

March 15 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

4-H members: $10

Non-members: $30

Bring a lunch bag

Fun and creative outdoor activities include; drawing, painting, cartooning, stress reduction techniques, games and more!

Space is limited. Register before March 10.

To register, call 812-547-7084 or email [email protected]

Animals! Science! Amusing!

PERRY COUNTY – Purdue University Spring Break Event

For students in grades 3 to 12

March 17 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

4-H Members: $5

Non-members: $25

Bring a lunch bag

YQCA certification available

The first 5 to register and participate receive a $10 gift card

Space is limited. Register before March 10.

To register, call 812-547-7084 or email [email protected]

Lenten fry 2022

TELL CITY—St. Benedict’s Brew Works with Knights of Columbus Council 1172

When: March 11, March 25, April 8; 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where: The Hall, 331 Main St.

All-you-can-eat fish buffet:

Several types of fish, sides, dessert, plus tea or lemonade

$13.50 for adults, $6 for children 6-12

Children under 6 eat free

St. Benedicts craft beer available for $5 for a 16oz glass

perform available

Tell the town ARP committee meeting

TELL CITY — The next meeting of the Tell City ARP committee will be held on Wednesday, March 23 at 5:00 p.m. in the upstairs council chambers of Tell City Town Hall.

Meeting of the board of directors of the electrical service of the city of Tell

TELL CITY – The Tell City Electrical Department Board of Directors will meet on Tuesday, March 22, 2022 at 4:00 p.m. for the regular monthly meeting due to scheduling conflicts.

Michael A. Hicks, Managing Director

Tell the city electrical department

Free Alzheimer’s and Dementia Support Group

TELL CITY – Join Oakwood Health Campus for a free Alzheimer’s and dementia support group.

Wednesday, March 23 from 5:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Oakwood Village Clubhouse.

Free Community Event

Call today for more information


Chicken Dinner Fundraiser

PERRY COUNTY – There will be a chicken dinner fundraiser for the 2022 Girl Scouts of Perry County trip to Juliet Gordon Lowe’s Girl Scouts birthplace.

The event will take place on Sunday, April 3

Service starts at 11:00 a.m. at Zoercher-Bettinger Park

• All dinners not picked up by noon will be sold.

Advance tickets are $10

Dinners include: Half Chicken, Brook Fries and Green Beans.

For tickets, contact any local Scout on the trip.

Annual Perry County 4-H Mulch Sale

PERRY COUNTY – Do you need mulch but don’t have a truck or the ability or desire to spread it? 4-H can help! We sell natural bark mulch by the spoonful. Each scoop is equivalent to approximately 13 sachets. The cost is $30 per ball for deliveries to Tell City and Cannelton. For an additional $10 we’ll deliver it up to 25 miles from the fairgrounds. A group of young people and adults will spread it for 10 dollars per ball. All proceeds support Perry County 4-H.

Stocks are limited, so place your orders now while supplies last. To order, call Purdue Extension-Perry County at 812-547-7084.

The mulch will be delivered on Saturday April 23 with a rain date of April 30.

Perry-Spencer Crop Day program to showcase cover crop trends

PERRY COUNTY – The annual Perry-Spencer Crop Day will be held Thursday, March 17 at 6:00 p.m. CDT. As with last year’s program, participants will have the option of participating virtually or on-site at the Perry County 4-H Fairgrounds in Tell City or the Spencer County Youth & Community Center in Chrisney. Crop Day is a joint effort between Purdue Extension and the Soil and Water Conservation Districts of Perry and Spencer Counties.

Featured speakers this year include Dan Quinn, Corn Specialist from Purdue Extension, speaking on “Lessons Learned from the 2021 Growing Season” and Shaun Casteel, Soybean Specialist from Purdue Extension, speaking on “Tips for soybean management 2022”. In addition, a presentation on regulations and best practices for the use of mini-bulks will be included. Private and Commercial Applicator Program credit (Categories 1, 14 and RT) will be available for virtual and in-person attendees. No meals will be included in this year’s program.

There is no entry fee to participate, but a $10 fee will apply for those requiring Commercial Applicator Credit (CCH). PARP fees will be waived for all private applicators attending as a result of Indiana Soybean Alliance / Indiana Corn Marketing Council sponsorship. Pre-registration is required. To register, please call (812) 362-8066 or register online at Pre-registration is done before March 14.

Farmer’s Market 2022

PERRY COUNTY – The Town of Tell City and the Perry County Convention and Visitors Bureau will host a 2022 Farmers Market planning meeting at the Tell City Depot on Wednesday, March 23 at 6 p.m.

This meeting is to make plans for the 2022 Farmer’s Market.

The markets take place from the first Saturday of June until the end of October each year.

Please join us in planning to make the 2022 market the best it can be.

Farmers, fruit and vegetable growers, honey, cider, egg and meat suppliers, baked goods, herbs, plants, gourds, potted plants, soaps, lotions, candles, fairy gardens, craft items such as wreaths, panels, hats, scarves, quilts, pottery, etc.

These are just a few suggestions of things we’ve had in the markets in the past and hope to have in the future.

If you are interested in participating in the Farmer’s Market program and have questions, please call the Perry County Convention and Visitor’s Bureau at 812-547-7933.

William Tell Center

TELL CITY – William Tell Center, 1301 11th St. in Tell City, will host music events throughout March. Bands play from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturdays. Line dancing is 6-8 p.m. Thursdays.

Events are open to the public and all ages are welcome.

On Thursday, March 17, the WTC will host Bingo Lunch. Meat will be provided. Participants are invited to bring a vegetable, salad or dessert to share during a one-time meal, as well as two $1 Bingo items. There is no charge for Bingo.

The groups in March will be:

March 19: Stone Canyon

March 26: Clear Creek

The cost is $5 for members and $6 for non-members.

Line dancing on Thursdays is $5 per participant.

All ages are welcome. Alcohol or tobacco are not allowed.

Dance Haven Craft and Vendor Sale March 26

TELL CITY – There are more than 30 vendors setting up a table. There will be t-shirts, tumblers, home decor, handmade jewelry, quilting, embroidery, a mobile clothing store, Color Street Nails, Scentsy and more!

The event will take place at Dance Haven Studios on Saturday, March 26 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Harry Potter Experience at Swiss

TELL CITY — A very “magical” experience is coming soon to the Swiss Arts Center. We will turn our walls into Hogwarts hallways and invite all wizards and witches to spend the afternoon with us.

Stay tuned for more information, but mark your calendars now for Sunday, March 27, 2022, 2-6 p.m. CST.


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