Ireland St. Patrick Celebration

Ireland will be holding their St. Patrick celebration events in March. The event schedule is as follows:

Tuesday, Mar. 9 - St. Patrick’s Home Lighting Contest Judging. Enter your own home or business, your neighbor’s, your friend’s, or family’s. The entry deadline is Mar. 8. To enter, contact Janet Schitter at (812) 630-4861 or (812)482-3500.

Friday, Mar. 12 - Fish Fry. The fish fry will be held at St. Mary Catholic Church from 4 p.m. until sold out. The cost is $10 a plate. Contact Martha Schmitt at (812)482-7041.

Saturday, Mar. 13 - Chicken & Dumplings Dinners. The chicken and dumplings dinners will be at Chicken Place Lot from 8 a.m. to noon. Presold ticket holders can pick them up on Friday, Mar. 12 at Northview Estates, located at 5020 W Flint Ave from 3-6:30 p.m. Or they can be picked up on Saturday morning, Mar. 13, in the front parking lot of the Chicken Place from 9 a.m. until sold out. The cost is $20 per gallon. Get ahold of any Lions Club member to get a ticket and reserve your dumplings. To reserve a gallon or for any questions, call Ben Leinenbach at (812) 630-4271 or Todd Wigand at (812) 630-0929. 

Saturday, Mar. 13 - Irish Mass will be held at St. Mary Catholic Church at 4:30 p.m.

Sunday, Mar. 14 - BBQ Chicken & Pork Chop Dinners. The BBQ chicken and pork chop dinners are sponsored by Ireland K of C and Grand Knight, John Rottet. The dinners are $12 a plate and will be held from 9 a.m. until they are sold out. 

Sunday, Mar. 14 - Irish Mass will be held at St. Mary Catholic Church at 10 a.m.

Sunday, Mar. 14 - Irish Service will be held at St. John’s Lutheran Church at 10 a.m.

Sunday, Mar. 14 - Irish Heritage Service will be held at Grace and Truth Church at 10:30 a.m.

When Irish Eyes Are Searching - Picture clues to sights in the Ireland and Boone Township area. There is no entry fee for this event. Cash prizes will be given to the top 3 winners. Winners will be notified on St. Patrick’s Day, Mar. 17, 2021. Entry forms are at Spud’s Food Mart and The Ivy Manor in Jasper. The deadline is on or before Monday, Mar. 15. Contact Janet Schitter at (812) 630-4861 or (812) 482-3500 or contact Angie Rudolph (812) 630-1241.




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