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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.

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.

Chicken dinners

TELL CITY — When: March 12 from 11:00 a.m. while supplies last

Where: Tell the City Legion

1912 Main Street

Tell the city

Dinners include half a chicken, brook fries and green beans (prepared with Barb’s many sauces)

Dinners will be served at the wheel in front of the Legion.


Pre-order today. Call 812-547-8201

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 12: Headliners

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.

VFW hosts Red Rider BB shooting match on March 13

TELL CITY – The Post 2939 Foreign Wars Veterans in Tell City will host their Red Rider BB Shooting Match on Sunday, March 13 from noon to 3 p.m.

Participants are requested to bring their Red Rider BB guns. Prizes and food will be available.

For more information, contact Gerald Davis at 812-608-0266.

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.

New AA/NA recovery meetings starting in March

TELL CITY — The new Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous meetups will begin Monday evenings from 6-7 p.m. beginning Monday, March 7, 2022. The meetups are open to anyone seeking recovery.

For more information or details, call 317-252-3062.

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.

A cup of coffee and a little prayer

CANNELTON — A non-denominational group of pastors and people meet every Tuesday at 8 a.m. for coffee, fellowship and Bible study. All members of the community are invited to the Magnolia Coffee Shop in Cannelton.

YMCA Bitty Basketball starts at WTE

TELL CITY — A non-competitive youth program that emphasizes the fundamentals of stretching, passing, shooting, dribbling and defending while building character through the 5 YMCA Core Values ​​of kindness, honesty, respect, responsibility and faith.

Age: 3 to 6 years old

• 3 and 4 year olds play on a 5 foot goal

• Children aged 5 and 6 play on a 7 foot goal

Dates: Monday March 7 to Monday April 25

• No program on Monday, March 14 (spring break) or Monday, April 18.

Training/match times: Monday evenings from 5:30 p.m., 6:15 p.m. to 7 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 7:45 p.m.

Location: William Tell Elementary Main Gymnasium, 1235 31st Street in Tell City.

Cost: $30 for YMCA household members/$50 for non-facility members

Registered before Monday, February 21, online at https//$119

Places are limited, so early registration is recommended.

Contact Taylor at [email protected] with questions.

YMCA Adult Basketball League

PERRY COUNTY — The Tri-County YMCA will host two adult basketball leagues this spring.

The league kicks off at Perry Central on Wednesday nights starting at 6 p.m. with three games per night. Contact Taylor Lawalin: [email protected]

March 23, March 30, April 6, April 13, April 20, April 27

At the Ferdinand YMCA on Mondays and Tuesdays with two games per evening from 6 p.m. Contact Logan Ayer: [email protected]

• March 14 and 15

• March 21 and 22

• March 28 and 29

• April 4, 5

• April 11, 12

• April 18, 19

All matches will be timed for 2 to 20 minute halves. The salary will be $25 per game. The YMCA will have supervision at each game. A good way to get some exercise and have fun. New/future officials are welcome!

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