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Bulletin Board For June 6

By Diane Csukas

General Interest

Family Day at the Woods, 1-4 p.m., June 8, Foley Park, in front of Providence Center; day will feature a zoo theme; play in a duck pond, have face painted like a zoo animal; zoo-related crafts, football toss, zoo obstacle course, animal ring toss, hayrides, alpaca shuttle tours, Sugar Creek Fire department ladder truck and motorcycle-riding animal-balloon clown; everyone welcome and all activities and refreshments are free; for more information call 812-535-2802.


Alzheimer’s Association: Memory Café, 2-3:30 p.m., June 11, Alzheimer’s Association Office, Evansville; social group meets second Wednesday of every month; open to people with memory loss and their loved ones; provides a safe, comfortable, engaging environment for laughing, learning and staying socially engaged; registration required by calling 800-272-3900; refreshments sponsored by West River.


Father Kenneth Herr Retirement Celebration, following 9 a.m. Mass, June 15, St. Boniface, Evansville; please join the parishioners of St. Boniface to honor Fr. Herr as he celebrates his retirement after 46 years in the priesthood; everyone is welcome.  


Corpus Christi Procession, June 22, noon adoration at Christ the King, Evansville, 2 p.m. procession begins, 3-3:30 p.m. procession arrives at St. Benedict Cathedral, Evansville, 3:30-4:30 p.m. confessors available for Sacrament of Reconciliation, 4:30 p.m. Vespers and Benediction with Bishop Charles C. Thompson; sponsored by Vocations Office in collaboration with St. Benedict Cathedral and Christ the King Churches


Masses for Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Saturday, 4:30 p.m., Sunday 9 a.m. and noon (Spanish), Nativity Church, 3635 Pollack Ave., Evansville; ASL interpreter and assisted listening devices available; for information call Father Henry Kuykendall at (812) 476-7186.


Rosary for World Peace, St. Joseph Commandery 306, Evansville,Knights of St. John, will begin their monthly meeting by praying the rosary for world peace; meetings held the second Monday of each month; prayer begins at 7 p.m.; all members are encouraged to attend.


Eucharistic Adoration, second Wednesday of each month, 7 a.m-6 p.m., Good Shepherd, Evansville; everyone welcome.



Enjoy Your Marriage Workshop, 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m. dinner, June 28, St. Joseph Parish Hall, Dale; day includes workshop, lunch, Mass/Renewal of Vows, dinner; $40/couple includes materials and meals, $35/couple before May 30; for more information or to register contact Eric Evans at 812-698-0213 or the parish office at 812-937-2200.



Father’s Day BBQ Chicken Dinner, 10 a.m., June 15, St. Anthony, St. Anthony; BBQ chicken, baked beans, vinegar slaw, bread, strawberry shortcake; dine-in and drive-thru; church fundraiser and service project for the Junior Confirmation class; everyone welcome.



Fundraiser Dinner for Sisters of Providence, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m., June 7, Young Men’s Club, 9 E Parish Ave., West Terre Haute; chicken and noodle dinner served, $5/person; live auction at 1:30 p.m.; proceeds used to purchase new walk-in cooler and walk-in freezer; for more information call Providence Sister Joseph at 812-535-2544 or email her at 


St. Mary’s Heritage Open, 6:30 a.m. continental breakfast, 7 a.m. morning golfers tee off, 11 a.m. lunch, 12:15 p.m. afternoon golfers tee off, cocktails and food stations, 6 p.m. awards presentation, June 9, Evansville Country Club, Evansville; for more information or reservation call Brooke Wagner at 812-485-5850 or email; sponsored by St. Mary’s Foundation.


St. Clement Parish Annual Rummage Sale, 7 a.m.-2 p.m., June 20, 7 a.m.-noon, June 21 in air-conditioned parish social hall, 422 E. Sycamore St., Boonville; clothes, furniture, household items, toys; cash only.


Good Shepherd, Evansville Bingo, every Sunday and Tuesday night; doors open 4:30 p.m., packets bought at the door start at 6:30 p.m. 



Your Health and Diabetes, 7-8 p.m., June 16, Pavilion Classroom, Memorial Hospital, Jasper; discussion on introducing exercise into your life;no reservations or fee; call 812-996-0521 for more information.


Bariatric Public Forum, 6:30 p.m., June 17, Memorial Hospital Medical Arts Building Conference Center, Jasper; learn more about bariatric weight loss surgery now being offered at Memorial Hospital; for more information call 812-481-0185. 



“At the Feet of Jesus” Retreat for Women Religious, July 13-19, Mount Saint Joseph Conference and Retreat Center, Maple Mount, KY; retreat led by Providence Sister Kathryn Hermes; directed retreats specifically for women religious will also be offered and led by spiritual directors; retreat cost $450 or $275 for commuters; for information contact Kathy at 270-229-0206 or email 



Mater Dei Class of 1954 Sixtieth Class Reunion, Sept. 17; information will be emailed or sent by mail to classmates; mark your calendar. 


Spiritual Growth

Easter Mystagogical Evening Prayer at St. Benedict Cathedral, Evansville, 5:30 p.m., Sundays of Easter for celebration of Evening Prayer (vespers) including singing of psalms and canticles, reading of Scripture, homily, intercessions; for questions or more information contact Matt Miller at 800-637-1731 or by email at or Jeremy Korba at


Support Groups

“Look Good, Feel Better,” 10 a.m.-noon, June 16, Lange-Fuhs Cancer Center, Jasper; provides information and cosmetic advice including hands-on instruction for women battling cancer; program is free but pre-registration is required; for more information visit or call 812-996-0626.


Women’s Support Group, 6:30-8 p.m., third Tuesday of each month, Lange-Fuhs Cancer Center Conference Room, Memorial Hospital, Dorbett Street entrance, Jasper; next meeting is June 17; offers support for women who have had cancer of any type and are currently undergoing cancer treatment; for more information call at 812-996-0626.


Parkinson’s Disease Support Group, 6:30-8 p.m., June 18, Memorial Hospital Medical Arts Building Conference Center, Jasper; allows patients and families to share information and support; for more information call 812-996-8478.


Alzheimer’s Support Group, meets second Tuesday of each month, 5 p.m., Education Center, Daviess Community Hospital, Washington; no fee; for more information call 812-254-8620, ext. 1622.


NICU (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit) Support Group, for families with infants in the NICU, meetings are Mondays, 3:30 p.m., NICU parent lounge, third floor, St. Mary’s Medical Center, Evansville. 


Man to Man Cancer Support Group, meets the second Tuesday of each month, 6:30-8 p.m., Evansville Cancer Center, Evansville; sessions are free; refreshments served; for more information call 812-474-1110 or 812-425-2545; sponsored by the American Cancer Society.


Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group, Oct. 8, 6:30-8 p.m., St. Mary’s Cardiac Conference Room, Evansville; theme of group is “Building the Body Around the Lungs”; for more information call 812-963-9543.



Travel Back in Time, July 9; trip to Montgomery, Ind. to visit Amish quilt shop, bakery and the Deutsch Candy Shop; day also includes a Thanksgiving style dinner in an Amish home; $30 fee includes transportation, meal, all gratuities; everyone welcome; contact St. Mary, Evansville at 812-425-1577 or email for more information or to make reservations.


Vocation Exploration

Come and See Week, June 27-July 3, Monastery Immaculate Conception, Ferdinand; open to single Catholic women, ages 18 to 40; participants will receive an in-depth look at Benedictine life as well as experience prayer, work and recreation and have retreat time for personal prayer and faith sharing; for more information or to register online visit, call Benedictine Sister Michelle Sinkhorn at 800-367-1411; or e-mail