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Bulletin Board For June 27

By Diane Csukas


General Interest

Land of the Lakes Choirboys in Concert, 7 p.m., June 28, St. Benedict Cathedral, Evansville; music by great masters, from Broadway, folksongs; free and open to the public; for more information contact Jeremy Korba at 812-589-3886 or by email at


Father John Schipp to Celebrate Anniversary, 1 p.m., Mass of Thanksgiving, Basilica of St. Francis Xavier (The Old Cathedral), Vincennes, 2-4 p.m. hors ‘d oeuvre and cake reception in parish center, June 29; please join Father John in celebrating his fiftieth anniversary of ordination to the priesthood; everyone welcome.


Holy Hour for Religious Freedom, 7 p.m., July 3, Holy Cross, Fort Branch; in observance of a “Fortnight for Freedom” the evening will include the rosary, the Litany for Liberty, Benediction; everyone is invited.


St. Mary’s Market Days 2014, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., every Thursday, July 3-Sept. 11, St. Mary’s Blvd. off Washington Ave.; local vendors offering homemade and homegrown items – fresh produce, baked goods, flowers and herbs, jewelry and crafts, honey.


Impact of Sports Concussions Seminar, 5-6:30 p.m., July 16, 3-4:30 p.m., July 17, St. Mary’s Amphitheatre, Evansville; seminar led by Dr. Todd Arnold  will present learning to prevent head injuries in sports, learning what concussions are and how to recognize one; open to parents, teachers, coaches, athletic trainers; free and open to the public; for more information call 812-485-4765.



Getting Ready for Baby Brother or Sister, 6-7 p.m., July 9, Memorial Hospital’s Mary Potter Meeting Room, Jasper; children over age of 4 may attend; class includes tour of the nursery, demonstrations in infant holding, burping, feeding and changing a diaper; attendees are asked to bring a doll or teddy and a blanket to practice the skills; parents asked to attend with their children, class free for those delivering at Memorial Hospital or $10, pre-registration necessary; information and to register call 812-996-2399 or 800-852-7279, ext. 2399.


Spanish Classes, Mondays, 3:30 p.m. and 6 p.m., Tuesdays, 5 p.m., Juan Diego Center, Nativity Church, Evansville; for more information or to register call Pilar Tirado at 812-476-7704.


Zumba Classes at Corpus Christi, Mondays and Thursdays 7-8 p.m., Saturdays 8-9 a.m.; $3/class; for more information e-mail or call 812-568-5019.



Coming Home to Our Irish Roots Summer Picnic, noon, June 29, St. Patrick Chapel, Corning; open to anyone who wants to reconnect with former Corning and St. Patrick community neighbors; picnic includes Irish folk music, games, Ole Fashion Cookout, educational program on Irish Heritage; freewill donation for cookout or bring own basket and lawn chairs, cold drinks available for $1; sponsored by the Corning Heritage Center to support restoration and maintenance of the facilities.


Sixth Annual Steak Night, 5 p.m.-midnight, dinner 6-8 p.m., July 12, St. John the Evangelist, Daylight $18/person in advance, $20/person at door; $5,000 in raffle prizes; must be 21 to attend, I.D. required; corporate tables available; for tickets or more information call parish office at 812-867-3718.



Men with Cancer Discussion Group, 6:30-8 p.m., July 7, Lange-Fuhs Cancer Center Conference Room, Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center’s Dorbett Street entrance, Jasper; opportunity to talk with others in an open forum about cancer-related experiences; for information call 812-996-0626.


Spiritual Growth

Bible Studies at Nativity, Evansville, Sundays, 10:30 a.m., room 12; Mondays 6:30 p.m.; Tuesdays 10 a.m., church meeting room and 6:30 p.m., room 12; for more information call Nancy at (812) 476-7186.


Perpetual Novena to St. Monica, every Wednesday following 6:30 p.m. Mass, Sts. Peter and Paul, Petersburg; adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, rosary, novena prayer to St Monica, benediction.


First Saturday Devotions, held the first Saturday of each month, 8-9 a.m., St. Boniface Grotto, Evansville; the Legion of Mary will lead the rosary with meditation; all are welcome to attend.


Support Groups


Life Beyond Grief, 10:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m., July 10, Deaconess VNA Plus Office, 610 E. Walnut St., Evansville; panel discussion on several grief related topics; small group interaction and sharing; lunch and take-home resource materials included; reservations required by calling Margaret Holland at 812-425-3561 or 800-326-4862, registration deadline is July 3; no fee.


NICU (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit) Support Group, for families of “graduates” of the NICU, meetings are the first Monday of each month, 6 p.m., Sister Mary Stella classroom, third floor, St. Mary’s Medical Center, Evansville; for information contact


Divorce Recovery Support Group, meets every Tuesday, 6:45 p.m., North Haven General Baptist Church, Evansville; sponsored by Community Marriage Builders, contact Christa Klauss (812) 425-1625.


Anxiety/Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, first and third Wednesday of each month, 7-8:30 p.m., Deaconess Hospital Resource Center, Evansville; trained facilitator provides the participants opportunity for sharing life experience as well as education, advocacy and coping skills; for more information call 812-426-2640; sponsored by Mental Health America.


Families Facing Cancer, support group meets first Thursday of each month, 7-8:30 p.m., Deaconess Cross Pointe; sponsored by Deaconess Hospital for persons with cancer, their families and friends; meetings for education and group sharing; Stacey Kauffman (812) 476-7200.


Survivors of Suicide, meets first and third Monday of each month, 6:30-8 p.m., Methodist Temple, Lincoln Avenue, Evansville (enter through Fellowship Hall on Kelsey Ave., second floor); (812) 426-2640; sponsored by Mental Health America.



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; $54 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.