Baseball and Ice Cream Exhibit

The Newburgh Museum's new featured exhibit, "Take Me Out to the Ballgame," will open on Friday, June 14. Using the vast knowledge and historic collection of Dave Johnson, former sports editor of the Evansville Courier-Press, the museum has assembled an exhibit of early baseball memorabilia. Also on display is a collection of vintage ice cream makers and accessories. Please join the museum board for the exhibit's openiong reception on Sunday, June 16 between 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. to learn more about the history of baseball and the men who made it great. The museum will be giving out free ice cream and Cracker Jacks. Several of the Evansville Otters will be there. What a great way to celebrate Father's Day. The museum is open on Fridays and Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information, contact the museum at 812-853-5045.

Ohio River Sweep

The 2019 Ohio River Sweep is scheduled for Saturday, June 15, along the shorelines of the Ohio River and many of its tributaries. People who want to volunteer should visit to find the list of over 100 locations and then contact their local Coordinator. Trash bags are provided and each volunteer will receive a free T-shirt. The Ohio River Sweep is organized by the Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission (ORSANCO) and other state and environmental agencies from Pennsylvania to Illinois. ORSANCO is the water pollution control agency for the Ohio River.

Evansville Symphonic Band Concert

The Evansville Symphonic Band will present a concert of traditional American band music with the theme Summon the Heroes Sunday, June 16, 2019, at 7 p.m. at Central High School, on First Avenue, Evansville. The band is celebrating its 70th year of free concerts for Tri-State audiences. Soundproof, a well-known Barbershop Quartet, will be featured in this concert. Guest conductor will be David Smith, Superintendent of EVSC schools. Matt Kincaid, guitar soloist, will also be featured in this concert. Performers in the band are professional musicians and teachers from our area. This highly skilled group of local musicians will play a program consisting of traditional favorites such as Sousa Marches and patriotic songs along with show tunes and band music of our time which are a delight for audiences of all ages. Concerts are for music lovers of all ages. Veterans and active military will be honored during this concert. For more information check out the band's website: Food Trucks will be available starting at 6 p.m. at Central High School. A Sale/Auction of Delectable Desserts will be held before the concert. Cakes, pies, cookies, breads, etc. provided by area bakeries will be available for purchase.

Childress Family in Concert

The Childress Family in Concert at Hatfield Baptist Church in Hatfield on Saturday, June 15 at 5 p.m. Meal following (church furnishing chicken). Bring a dish if you wish.

Monthly Craft Program

Registration is being accepted for anyone 55 and older to participate in a new monthly craft program at Newburgh Senior Center. The first session will be June 18, from 9 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. Participants will choose and decorate a baseball cap. There is no charge for the program but a donation jar will be available to cover some of the expense. Janet Zeiher will be leading the group. Call the Center at 812-853-5627 or email to register.

Hope Central Grand Re-Opening

Encountering Hope Ministries as Hope Central will be hosting their grand re-opening on Tuesday, June 18 from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at 4205 West SR 62 in Boonville. The public is invited to learn more about all the services that Hope Central offers such as their Manna Market food bank, Grace Garments clothing bank and Bibs & Bottle Boutique for diapers and baby items. Hope Central strives to diminish the impact of poverty by providing resources such as food and clothing, but also by teaching life skills and other resources and support to individuals and families.

Concerts On The Reading Patio

The Newburgh Chandler Public Library, at 4111 Lakeshore Dr., Newburgh, invites the community to the Summer Reading Program Patio Concert Series. The concerts will be held on Tuesday evenings from 6:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. in June. Gibson & Pirro will perform on Tuesday, June 18. The concert finale will be held on Tuesday, June 25, with a performance by The Honey Vines. The Concerts on the Patio Series is made possible by the Newburgh Chandler Public Library Friends organization. Come early. Bring lawn chairs and snacks. There will be activities for children and a trivia contest for adults. For more information, please call the library at (812) 853-5468, ext. 316.

Fusion FC Travel Soccer Tryouts

"Fusion FC" Travel Soccer program formerly known as North Spencer Soccer Association, is holding tryouts for the 2019-2020 Travel season on Tuesday, June 18 at Yellig Park in Santa Claus. This is for girls born between 2005 to 2010 and boys born between 2003 to 2010. Times for boys and girls born in 2007-2010 will be from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. For boys from 2003 to 2006 and girls born from 2005 to 2006 from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. All times are Central Time zone. Fusion FC is a growing and successful program that works with kids involved in numerous activities, giving a place for local talent to sharpen their skills, and keeping team fees at a low cost. In 2019, costs ranged from $125-$350, depending on team schedule. Tryouts are open to kids from Tri-State Area. Any questions please call Brian Fortune at 812-686-2323 or Email at

Free Community Dinner

Free Community Dinner at the Tennyson Community Center on Wednesday, June 19 from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. Invite your friends, neighbors, and family! Everyone is welcome! Sponsored by the Community Outreach Ministries.

Mt. Olive Church Yard Sale

Mt. Olive Church, at 4377 Hwy 261, Newburgh, will have a yard sale on Saturday, June 22 from 7 a.m. until 12 p.m. Donate items with proceeds going to Missions or rent a table for $10 to sell items for your own profit. Drinks and snacks are available for donation.

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