Cancellations: 3/31March 31, 2020
The following scheduled events have been canceled or postponed because of COVID-19. The list will be updated daily.
American Legion Post 493, St. Anthony: The annual fundraiser has been postponed and monthly meetings of the Legion and its Auxiliary have been canceled until further notice. A new date has not been set for the fundraiser. Members are asked to turn in their raffle tickets as soon as possible; the drawing will take place Friday, April 17.
Celebration Singers: All rehearsals are postponed until further notice.
Census Day event: Based on the governor’s shelter-at-home executive order, the planned Census Day event scheduled for Wednesday April 1, at the Ferdinand Senior Citizens Hall has been canceled.
Christ the King Parish: The barbecued chicken dinner planned for Sunday, April 5, at the St. Henry Catholic Knights of America Hall has been canceled.
Community Table meals, Micah Center, Dale: The Micah Center of Dale Presbyterian Church has canceled the Thursday evening Community Table meals for as long Governor Holcomb’s order to stay home is in force.
Dale Kiwanis Club: The all-you-can-eat breakfast scheduled for Saturday, April 18, has been postponed. A new date has not been determined.
Daughters of Isabella Circle 248, Ferdinand: The meeting scheduled for Monday, April 6, has been canceled.
Dubois County Democrats: All public meetings are canceled until further notice. The Democratic Headquarters, 402 E. 13th St., Jasper, will be closed until further notice. For additional information, call 812-827-0000, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the organization’s Facebook page.
Dubois County Museum: The Dubois County Museum will remain closed due to the coronavirus threat until all public places are safely allowed to open.
Dubois County REC: The annual meeting has been postponed indefinitely. Find updates at www.duboisrec.com.
Dubois County Retired Teachers Association: The April meeting will not be held due to restrictions in public gatherings. All members are asked to support the Community CHEW by sending money or donating food. Community CHEW also is taking hygiene items. Drop off locations in Jasper are 3214 Howard Dr; 350 W. 5th St.; 1221 W. 6th St.; and 1396 Wheatland Dr. You can also call 812- 827 -8397 for more information on times to drop off and make donation.
Dubois Strong: The annual meeting for Dubois Strong has been changed to 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 10, at the Huntingburg Event Center. Networking will take place from 11 to 11:30 a.m.
Food for Thought: Food for Thought: There and Gone and Back Again scheduled for Wednesday, April 1, at the Jasper Parklands Pavilion, Jasper, has been canceled.
Garden Gate Festival: The Dubois County Chamber of Commerce’s Garden Gate Committee has postponed the Garden Gate Festival that was scheduled for Saturday, April 18, at Market Street Park in Huntingburg. The Golden Ticket Raffle that was also scheduled for April 18 will still happen, but will become a virtual event. Golden Raffle Tickets are still available at Gehlhausen’s Flowers and Lush Esthetics. The proceeds will benefit the Huntingburg Merchant Association.
Habitat for Humanity ReStore: Habitat for Humanity ReStore will be closed for shopping, donation drop-off and purchase pick-up through April 6. All volunteer opportunities in the ReStore during this time period have been halted.
Huntingburg Senior Center: Closed until further notice.
Indiana Volunteer Firefighters Association District 18: The meeting scheduled for Thursday, May 19, has been canceled.
Jasper Chamber of Commerce: All events have been canceled until further notice.
Jasper Deutscher Verein: The April meeting and newsletter have been canceled. The next meeting will be at 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 20, at the Jasper Moose Lodge. Details will be announced in the May newsletter.
Jasper Jaycees: The annual Easter egg hunt has been canceled. Donations made toward the egg hunt will be used for upcoming events.
Junior Achievement Dubois County Business Hall of Fame: The sixth annual Junior Achievement Dubois County Business Hall of Fame scheduled for Thursday, May 7, has been postponed. A new date has not been determined.
Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial: The visitor center is closed until further notice. Where it is possible to adhere to the latest health guidance of social distancing, visitors are invited to enjoy the hiking trails in the park.
Lounge Series, Season 8: Sessions scheduled for Thursdays, April 2, 16 and 30 have been postponed until fall. Specific dates have not been set.
Medication collection day: The spring medication collection day scheduled for Saturday, April 25 have been canceled. Once the Drug Enforcement Administration announces their date for the fall collection, that information will be released to the local community. Although the Huntingburg and Jasper Police Stations have accepted pharmaceuticals 24/7 in their drop boxes located at 503 E. 1st St. and 309 E. 6th St. respectively, it is recommended calling ahead to ensure that service is available. Residents may call Rachel Trabant with Tri-CAP at 812-482-2233 or Carla Striegel-Winner with Dubois County Solid Waste Management District at 812-482-7865 with questions or concerns.
Memorial Hospital classes: Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center has canceled or postponed all classes, support groups, events and employer/community group health screenings through April 3. Classes and events beyond this date will be evaluated pending state recommendations at that time. If you have any questions, call Memorial Hospital at 812-996-2345.
Mentors for Youth — Super Strikes: Mentors for Youth’s signature fundraiser, Super Strikes, has been held for over 30 years, and the organization intends to host the event in 2020, but the date is uncertain. “We are encouraging teams to still register,” Executive Director Ellen Corn, said. “Teams can still register and fundraise online. We have a new online fundraising platform that makes fundraising easier than it has been in the past.” Teams can register online at www.mentors4youth.com and donations to teams can also be made online at https://givebutter.com/super-strikes-2020.
Michael Oeding Memorial Youth Turkey Seminar: The Michael Oeding Memorial Youth Turkey Seminar scheduled for Saturday, April 4, at the Ireland Sportsmen’s Club has been canceled.
Older American Center, Jasper: all scheduled activities — including bingo, catered meals and exercise classes — are canceled through Friday, April 3. The casino trip is postponed until Wednesday, May 13.
Paper Shredding Day: The free paper shredding event scheduled for Friday, April 3, in the south parking lot of St. Joseph Catholic Church has been canceled.
Purdue Extension Dubois County: Access to the office is by appointment only. Call the office at 812-482-1782. Or contact 4-H Youth Development Educator Lisa Wilson by email at email@example.com Ag and Natural Resources Educator Kenneth Eck at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pfaffenweiler trip: The Jasper Partnership Commission and the Pfaffenweiler Partnership Commission have cooperatively made the decision to postpone the 35th Anniversary trip to Pfaffenweiler, scheduled for June 2020. It will be rescheduled for 2021.
Shiloh United Methodist Church, Jasper: The spring celebration scheduled for Saturday, April 4, has been postponed. The new date has not been determined.
Sisters of St. Benedict: The Sisters of St. Benedict are closing their Liturgy of the Hours and Masses to the public until further notice. In addition, the Benedictine Hospitality Center will not house guests for at least 30 days; all tours inside the monastery, guided or self-guided, are suspended until May 12; the Monastery Gift Shop is closed until further notice, but online orders and shipments are still available through monasterygiftshop.org; Spirituality in the Different Stages of Life planned for April 28 have been canceled; the Spring Fest set for April 25 has been postponed until a date later in the fall; and the entrance into the monastery is restricted to essential visitors only, after passing screening at the reception desk. Call 812-367-1411 for additional information.
Women Empowering Women: The event planned for Wednesday, April 8, has been postponed. A new date has not been determined.
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