Poetry Time for Parenting Time: Impressions and Reflections on Family, April 12, 7 p.m., St. Anthony, Evansville; local poets will present readings followed by light refreshments and time to talk with poets; free-will donation gratefully accepted to benefit Parenting Time Center; for more information call Ann Ennis at 812-5671
Chanticleer — An Orchestra of Voices, April 13, 7:30 p.m., Victory Theatre, Evansville; live concert by multiple Grammy Award-winning vocal ensemble; tickets on sale now at Ford Center box office or through Ticketmaster, $19/students and seniors, $39/regular admission, $100/VIP admission includes a premium seat and VIP reception including a meet and greet opportunity; presented by St. Benedict Cathedral Sacred Music Series.
Benedictine Sister Joan Chittister Presentation at Monastery Immaculate Conception, April 13, 2 p.m., Ferdinand; Sister Joan Chittister will speak on “The Radical Christian Life: Rediscovering Benedictinism for Our Times,” question and answer period will follow; for more information contact Benedictine Sister Maureen Tobin at firstname.lastname@example.org or Greg Eckerle at email@example.com.
Mother to Mother Group Meeting, meetings the first and third Thursday each month, 9-11 a.m., Ruth and Naomi Room, St. John the Baptist, Newburgh; meetings for mothers with children of all ages; meetings feature a variety of spiritual and practical topics; April 18, Rosary and M2M Panel of Conversion Stories; babysitting is provided; for more information contact Lisa Bindley at 812-842-2413.
Father Leo Kiesel Anniversary Celebration, April 21, lower level, St. John, Loogootee; luncheon/reception following 10 a.m. Mass to celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of Fr. Kiesel’s priesthood ordination; everyone invited; for more information call 812-295-2225.
Catholic Engaged Encounter, April 27-28, Sarto Retreat Center, Evansville; weekend retreat with other engaged couples that affords time alone together to plan for sacramental marriage; lead by trained facilitators; for more information or to register contact Dominic Faraone at 812-423-5456 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org; sponsored by Catholic Charities.
National Day of Prayer, May 2, noon-12:30 p.m., Four Freedoms Monument, Evansville; seventh annual observation; theme “Pray for America”; interfaith gathering to pray for our country; proclamation will be read; everyone invited.
Fertility Care Program, private introductory and follow-up sessions that provide couples with details of natural family planning using The Creighton Model that follows the moral teachings of the Catholic Church; instructors are Sharon Wagner and Yvonne Lueken; fee $25/couple for introductory session, follow-up sessions $25, $20 for materials; for more information or to schedule an appointment call 812-996-2399 or 800-852-7279, ext. 2399.
Spanish Masses at Nativity, Mass every Wednesday, 6 p.m.; Spanish Mass, Sundays, noon.
Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration, St. Philip, Posey County; stop by chapel or contact Dolores at (812) 985-2411 for more information or to schedule a time.
Virtual Learning Community for Faith Formation, Diocese of Evansville in partnership with Dayton Virtual Learning Community for Faith Formation is offering online courses that can be applied toward diocesan catechist certification being developed; learn about Catholic topics; to learn more visit https://vlc.udayton.edu/ or call the Office of Catechesis at 812-424-5536.
Mass for Peace, Holy Rosary, Evansville, extends an invitation to join the parish community for Mass every Tuesday at 6 p.m., join in prayer for worldwide peace and for loved ones serving in the military and their families.
Prayers for Claire, every Friday, 8:10 a.m. when school is in session, St. John the Baptist Chapel, Newburgh; pray the rosary for 6-year-old parishioner Claire Hood; child-friendly Rosary time, children are encouraged to attend.
2013 Child Developmental Series April 25, 10-11 a.m., St. Mary’s Center for Children conference room, Evansville; topic is coaching your child into a healthy lifestyle: tips for the early years; series geared to parents and caregivers of children newborn to three years old; child care provided on site; program is free; light refreshments and snacks served; to register call 812-485-7425 or 812-436-4501; collaboration between St. Mary’s Center for Children and ECHO Community Health Care.
Zumba Fitness Program, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Fridays, 9-10 a.m., Wellness Center, Memorial Southside Office, Jasper; $5/class; to register or for more information call 812-481-2399.
Ultreya Information: First Monday, 6:30 p.m., Our Lady of Hope, Washington; Second Monday, 7 p.m., St. Joseph, Jasper; Fourth Monday, 7 p.m., Sts. Peter and Paul, Haubstadt; Second Thursday, 7 p.m., St. John the Baptist, Newburgh; Second Thursday, 7 p.m., St. Paul, Tell City; Last Thursday, 7 p.m., Resurrection, Evansville.
Sts. Peter and Paul Die Kirche Auktion Fest Kick-off Dinner April 13, 5-7:30 p.m., Old Haubstadt Gym; serving Dewig’s Country sausage, mashed potatoes and gravy, beans, sauerkraut, cornbread, applesauce, beverage; $8/adults, $3/children 10 and under, hot dog and chips can be substituted for kids for $1; dine-in, carry out, drive through; view Die Kirche Auktion items from 5-8 p.m., also Chinese Auction, Treasure Chest, quilt and Road to Riches Raffes, half pot chances, paddle wheel.
St. John, Daylight Family Style Spring Dinner, April 14, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.; serving fried chicken or ham, mashed potatoes and gravy, chicken and dumplings, slaw, vegetables, rolls, dessert, beverage; $9/adults, $4/children age 12 and under; carry-out available; country store; sponsored by St. Anne Altar Society
St. Theresa Sunday Dinner, April 14, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 600 Herndon Dr., Evansville; fried and baked chicken, dressing, dumplings, mashed potatoes and gravy, vegetables, salads and homemade desserts served cafeteria style in school cafeteria; carry out available starting at 10:30 a.m.
“Get Fit”: 55 Adult Fitness Program, Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, 10:30-11:15 a.m., Memorial Hospital Wellness Center at Southside Office, Jasper; “Get Fit” designed to help with balance and coordination using low impact strength and flexibility exercises; participants will use resistance bands and small hand weights; cost $5 per session; for details or to register call 812-996-2399 or 800-852-7279, ext. 2399.
Nite at the Races, April 13, doors open 5:30 p.m., St. Agnes, Evansville; evening includes catered meal by Schnitzelbank, beer and wine, entertainment, casino tables, half pot drawings, chance auction; tickets $20/person in advance, $25 at the door; for tickets call Randy Dickerson at 812-589-1260 or Jim Weinzapfel Jr. at 812-449-3170, tickets also available at St. Boniface and St. Agnes; must be 21 years of age to attend.
Sts. Peter and Paul Parish Die Kirche Auktion Fest, April 14, Haubstadt Old Gym, West St., Haubstadt, silent auction 8 a.m.-noon, live auction 1 p.m.; Chinese Auction, treasure chest raffle, quilt raffle, half-pot, Road to Riches Raffle, food booths, bake sale, ice cream shop; 10 a.m.-3 p.m. kids’ games.
Rummage Sale and Bake Sale, April 19, 7 a.m.-6 p.m., April 20, 7 a.m.-noon, St. Anthony parish center, St. Anthony; new and used furniture, books, household items, home decor, clothing, baby items/toys; refreshments; bake sale; proceeds to benefit St. Anthony Church.
St. Boniface, Evansville Bingo, held in school gym, 2031 W. Michigan; every Friday night, doors open 5:30 p.m., bingo starts 6:30 p.m.; smoke free; guaranteed pay-outs, lucky number, big X - $200, pull tabs, attendance prize; no one under 18 admitted; sponsored by St. Ann’s Altar Society; (812) 422-1014.
Yoga for Everybody, Mondays, 6 p.m., Nativity, Evansville; beginners welcome; $5 per class; bring mat, wear comfortable clothing.
Christian Adults Staying Healthy, Monday, Wednesday or Friday, 8:30-10 a.m., St. Agnes Ryves Hall, Evansville; exercise program, all equipment provided; participants must provide a doctor’s consent; for more information call Patti Grannan at 812-963-35451.
Women’s Support Group, third Tuesday of each month, 6:30-8 p.m., Lange-Fuhs Cancer Center Conference Room, Memorial Hospital, Dorbett Street entrance, Jasper; next meeting is April 16; offers support for women who have had cancer of any type and are currently undergoing cancer treatment; for more information call Cheryle at 812-996-0626.
FABS (Faith Based Support Group), April 18, 6 p.m., Nativity, Evansville; support group for those who suffer from fibromyalgia or related auto-immune conditions; for more information contact Judy Russell at 812-626-0865; if you plan to attend contact parish office at (812) 476-7186.
Diabetes Support Group, meets fourth Tuesday of each month, 1 p.m., Diabetes Management Center, Washington; for more information call Daviess Community Hospital at 812-254-8866.
Families Facing Cancer Support Group, meets fourth Wednesday of each month, 4 p.m. Education Center, Daviess Community Hospital, Washington; no fee; 812-254-8892.
Women with Cancer Support Group, meets every other Wednesday, 5:30-6:30 p.m., St. Mary’s Hope Resource Center, Evansville; call (812) 485-5725 or (800) 580-3883 to obtain schedule of meetings.
Compassionate Friends, meet the third Monday of each month, 7:15 p.m., Eastside Christian Church, Bayard Park and Weinbach Ave., Evansville; group of bereaved parents offering friendship and understanding to families who have experienced the death of any age child; call Eldon Scott (812) 768-5099.
Grief Support Group, first and third Thursday of each month, 6-7:30 p.m., Mental Health America, Evansville; monthly sessions are open to youth ages 9-17 who have experienced the death of a loved one; for more information call Joe Gilreath at 812-426-2640.