Southside Baptist Church Evening Service

Beginning Sunday evening, March 10, Southside Baptist Church is adding contemporary evening services at 6 p.m. The church is located on the curve just south of Boonville Middle School. The church is also searching for volunteer musicians for the evening worships. Contact June Bullock at 812-897-2343 or Diane Unfried at 812-431-7549 for more information.

Lenten Lunches

Main Street United Methodist Church is offering Lenten Lunches on March 13, March 20, March 27, April 3 and April 10 from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. All meals will be served in MSUMC's dining room at 222 E. Main St., Boonville.

Annual Pork Chop Dinner & Basket Auction

The annual 4-H Pork Chop Dinner & Basket Auction is Saturday, March 16 in the Alcoa Building. Carry-out dinners available starting at 4:30 p.m. and dinner served from 5-7 p.m. Each dinner includes one pork chop (extra chops available for $3), baked potato, green beans, applesauce, dinner roll, cookie, and drink. Tickets available at the Extension Office for $9 in advance, or $10 at the door. Basket Auction begins at 6:30 p.m. Basket donations are encouraged. Please bring your basket donation to the 4-H Center on March 16 between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. along with a list of items and name of donor or donor group. If questions, call Cindy Lewis at 812-454-7055 or Brenda Hachmeister at 812-455-2069 or 812-897-4557.

St. Patrick's Eve with Neil Yockey

Spend St. Patrick's Eve with Boonville's Neil Yockey at St. Benedict's Brew Works theater on Saturday, March 16 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. (Central). St. Benedict's Brew Works brewery and theater are located on the monastery grounds at 860 E. 10th St., Ferdinand, Ind. All ages are welcome to the theater. Artisan beer, artisan root beer, and food will be available. There is a $5 cover charge for the show. The Brewery will be open 10 a.m. until 10 p.m.

"Growing Hemp in Indiana" Informational Session

The Purdue Extension Service will be hosting an informational session titled "Growing Hemp in Indiana" on Wednesday, March 20 at 6:30 p.m. at the Banquet Hall at Vanderburgh County 4-H Center located at 201 E. Boonville-New Harmony Road. The United States passed the 2018 Farm Bill on Dec. 21, 2018. This new legislation changed long-standing laws regarding hemp, which is no longer considered a Schedule 1 drug. Hemp no longer requires a federal DEA permit to handle, is recognized as an agricultural crop, and is regulated by the USDA. For the 2019 growing season, there is an opportunity and a need to accommodate research that will contribute to Indiana's hemp infrastructure. At this workshop, Extension educators will present the current status of hemp production in Indiana and provide information for interested growers. A question and answer session will take place following the presentation. This event is open to the public and no RSVP is necessary. For more information, please call the Extension Office at 812-867-4935. Purdue University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity institution.

Euchre Tournament

Newburgh Senior Center is sponsoring a Euchre Tournament on Saturday, March 30 beginning at 1 p.m. You don't need to be a senior to participate. Entry fee is $10 each and can be pre-paid or paid at the door. Walk-ins are welcome but pre-registration is appreciated. To register, please call 812-853-5627. The Center is open regularly Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. until 2 p.m.

Retired Teachers Meeting

The Warrick County Chapter of the Indiana Retired Teachers Association will meet on Monday, April 1, 2019 at 11:30 a.m. at the Boonville Public Library on Main St. in Boonville. Please make a note that this is 1/2 hour earlier than usual due to a special choir performance that will begin at 11:30 a.m. Please make the effort to be there to enjoy the performance before we eat at noon. Please also remember to RSVP to Janet Metzger by Thursday, March 28 for our meal. You may email your RSVP to jmetz47@msn.com or call and leave a message at 812-897-4604.

Scratch & Sniff Scavenger Hunt

Scratch & Sniff Scavenger Hunt, hosted by Warrick Humane Society, Warrick Animal Guardians, and The Wine Down, is Saturday, May 11. Registration starts at 9 a.m. at Warrick County Animal Control, 599 Roth Rd., Boonville, and the hunt begins at 10 a.m. The hunt ends at 12:30 p.m. at The Wine Down, 8666 Ruffian Lane, Newburgh. Children are welcome to attend the hunt for free, but The Wine Down is a 21 and over establishment. Cost is $20 in advance (on or before April 27), $25 day of event. Teams of three or more are $15 in advance (on or before April 27), $20 day of event. All paying participants will receive an event t-shirt. Extra t-shirts can be purchased for $10. Tickets may be purchased at www.eventbrite.com. For more information, please visit the event on Facebook.

Warrick County Seniors Black Hills Trip

Warrick County Seniors Black Hills South Dakota Trip featuring Mt. Rushmore and Crazy Horse Memorials, plus Yellowstone National Park for 13 days and 12 nights is May 30 through June 11, 2019. $1950 per person based on double occupancy. Package includes: 12 nights lodging; 12 breakfasts; 11 dinners, including Bar J Chuckwagon Supper and Show; "Chicago Highlights" guided tour; Wisconsin Dells cruise; Corn Palace & Wall Drug; Badlands National Park; guide for two days in the Black Hills; Crazy Horse Mountain Carving; Museum of the North American Indian; Mt. Rushmore; Custer State Park; Journey Museum; Black Hills Gold Factory; Historic Deadwood and Mt. Moriah; Buffalo Bill Center of the West; Yellowstone National Park; Grand. Teton National Park; Mark Twain House & Museum; Lincoln Presidential Museum; souvenir gift; baggage handling; all taxes and meal gratuities; and motorcoach transportation. Cancellation insurance available upon request. For information and reservations contact: Warrick County Seniors, Barbara Southard, P. O. Box 313, Boonville, Ind., 47601, 812-897-4437.

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