COMMUNITY CALENDAR


O’TANNENBAUM SEASON 2022 is happening in Jasper, Indiana.  From the Christmas Open House in the downtown stores, beginning on Thursday, November 10 until last minute shopping hours on Christmas Eve – O’Tannenbaum Season has an extended time-frame, rather than the one weekend that has been the tradition. For event details, CLICK HERE.


SAT NOV 19 – FERDINAND CHRISTKINDLMARKT – 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Please join us for the 25th Annual Ferdinand Christkindlmarkt You will discover over 200 booths filled with handmade items, folk art, antiques, food, and wine and much more at six market sites throughout town! Admission is free as is the entertainment and the shuttle service to the Markt sites. Visit www.ferdinandchristkindlmarkt.com for more information!

SAT NOV 19- THANKSGIVING COMMUNITY DINNER – Serving at 1PM.
The First Baptist Church of Jasper will be hosting a Thanksgiving Community Dinner for those who would otherwise not have a Thanksgiving Dinner. Anyone interested in attending should contact First Baptist Church at (812)670-6062 or register on the church website at www.fbjasper.org. (Upon arriving at the website, click on forms and then on Community Thanksgiving Dinner.) Open to the first 100 individuals. The dinner will consist of turkey and dressing along with mashed potatoes and dessert.

SAT NOV 19- REINDEER MEET & GREET AT THE FERDINAND LIBRARY – 10 a.m – 11 a.m. During the Ferdinand Christkindlmarkt, stop by and meet a live reindeer from Silly Safaris. You can get up close and even take a picture with it if you’d like! See the entire schedule at: http://www.ferdinandchristkindlmarkt.com/events.html

SAT NOV 19 – TEEN AND CRAFT CART AT HUNTINGBURG LIBRARY – 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. Winter Yarn Trees. Teens and Adults welcome.

SAT NOV 19- REINDEER MEET & GREET AT THE DUBOIS LIBRARY – 1-2 p.m. Come see and touch a real reindeer from Silly Safari. Bring a camera to capture the moment. Also, crafts and cookies, thanks to our Friends group. 

SUN NOV 20 – FERDINAND CHRISTKINDLMARKT – 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Please join us for the 25th Annual Ferdinand Christkindlmarkt You will discover over 200 booths filled with handmade items, folk art, antiques, food, and wine and much more at six market sites throughout town! Admission is free as is the entertainment and the shuttle service to the Markt sites. Visit www.ferdinandchristkindlmarkt.com for more information!

MON NOV 21 – ADULT CRAFT AT THE DUBOIS LIBRARY 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. Create beautiful tiles with sharpie and alcohol. Must pre-register. 

TUE NOV 22 – CREATIVE CORNER AT FERDINAND LIBRARY – Scheduled after school every Tuesday. Program designed for teens to create to their heart’s content.

TUE NOV 22 – CHAIR YOGA AT FERDINAND LIBRARY – Scheduled from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. every Tuesday. Class conducted by Chelsea Brewer of Purdue Extension. Activity is accessible for all abilities. Registration is preferred at www.jdcpl.us.

TUE NOV 22 – GENEALOGY HELP DESK OPEN AT JASPER PUBLIC LIBRARY – Open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Scheduled every Tuesday.

TUES NOV 22 – FAMILY STORYTIME ALL AGES AT THE JASPER PUBLIC LIBRARY 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Families are invited to our weekly Storytime at the library. We always enjoy some great books that go with our theme of the week, have crafts, activities, songs and more. The children can enjoy some playtime afterwards also. No sign up is needed.

TUE NOV 22 – STORIES FOR LITTLES/FAMILY STORYTIME AT FERDINAND LIBRARY – Begins at 10 a.m. every Tuesday. Participants enjoy stories, songs, and crafts.

TUE NOV 22 – ACTIVITY CORNER FOR STUDENTS 10-18 AT THE DUBOIS LIBRARY – 3:15 to 4:30 p.m. Snacks, games and crafts.  No registration.  Nov 22 – Pictionary and Friendship Bracelets.

WED NOV 23 – COMPUTER ASSISTANCE AT HUNTINGBURG LIBRARY – Scheduled from 1-2 p.m. every Wednesday. Everyone welcome.

WED NOV 23 – MAKERSPACE OFFICE HOURS AT THE JASPER PUBLIC LIBRARY – Every Wednesday from 1 to 4 p.m. MakerSpace Office Hours allow Makers to stop by and get more assistance with DIY projects and get answers to questions. Staff will be in the MakerSpace during this time to offer a little more one-on-one time. Call ahead or drop by for help.

WED NOV 23 – JASPER LIONS CLUB MEETS – Meeting begins at noon every Wednesday at the Jasper Knights of Columbus. New members always welcome. First year free to all newcomers. For additional information about the Jasper Lions Club call 812 309-9548.

FRI NOV 25 – HEALTHY HEARTS WALKING CLUB MEETS IN CHARLES NIEHAUS PARK – Meets at 8 a.m. every Friday. Hosted by Huntingburg Library. Register by calling 812-683-2052.

FRI NOV 25 – CHAIR YOGA AT DUBOIS LIBRARY – 9 a.m. – 10 .m. Every Friday. John Schlorholtz’s “Ageless Yoga – Chair and Standing Routines” DVD to work through gentle and gently challenging workouts that are good for any age.

MON NOV 28 – END OF THE MONTH BOOK CLUB AT THE DUBOIS LIBRARY – 6:30 p.m. We will be talking about “Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President” by Candice Millard. Come by the library to request a copy if you would like to join us.

TUE NOV 29 ACTIVITY CORNER FOR STUDENTS 10-18 AT THE DUBOIS LIBRARY – 3:15 to 4:30 p.m. Snacks, games and crafts. No registration. Nov 29 – Easy Watercolor Art and Uno

THURS DEC 1 – CURIOSITY CAFE AT THE JASPER PUBLIC LIBRARY – Scheduled from 4-5:30 p.m. every Thursday. All teens and tweens ages of 10 and 18 are invited to join us for this free event. We will enjoy a variety of different activities each week including: snacks, crafts, and games. We hope to see you there! No registration is required.

THU DEC 1 – MAKERSPACE OFFICE HOURS AT THE JASPER PUBLIC LIBRARY – Every Thursday from
1 to 4 p.m. MakerSpace Office Hours allow Makers to stop by and get more assistance with DIY projects and get answers to questions. Staff will be in the MakerSpace during this time to offer a little more one-on-one time. Call ahead or drop by for help.

FRI DEC 2 – CHAIR YOGA AT DUBOIS LIBRARY – 9 a.m. – 10 .m. Every Friday. John Schlorholtz’s “Ageless Yoga – Chair and Standing Routines” DVD to work through gentle and gently challenging workouts that are good for any age.

SAT DEC 3 – CELEBRATION SINGERS FREE CHRISTMAS CONCERT AT ST. FERDINAND CATHOLIC CHURCH – 7 p.m.  Everyone welcome.  Free-will offerings will be accepted at the conclusion of the concert to help defray the non-profit, all-volunteer choir’s expenses. 

SAT DEC 3 – FIRST SATURDAY BOOK SALE AT DUBOIS LIBRARY – 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

SAT DEC 3 – KIDS COLOR BURST BEARS AT DUBOIS LIBRARY – 11 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Decorate your own stuffed bear. Ages 3-16. Children under 8 must have an adult with them. Must pre-register.

SUN DEC 4 – CELEBRATION SINGERS FREE CHRISTMAS CONCERT AT ST. MARY’S CATHOLIC CHURCH, IRELAND – 3 p.m.  Everyone welcome.  Free-will offerings will be accepted at the conclusion of the concert to help defray the non-profit, all-volunteer choir’s expenses. 

SUN DEC 4 – THE MAKER VAN WILL BE IN THE CELESTINE CHRISTMAS PARADE – 6 p.m. Come out and see us!

MON DEC 5 – ADULT SNOWFLAKE CLASS AT DUBOIS LIBRARY – 6 p.m. Make beautiful, glittery snowflake ornaments using clothespins. Must pre-register.

TUES DEC 6 – ACTIVITY CORNER AT DUBOIS LIBRARY – 3:15 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Activity Corner for students age 10-18. Snacks, games and crafts. No registration. Dec. 6 activity: Board Games.

WED DEC 7 – KNOT JUST KNITTING AT THE JASPER PUBLIC LIBRARY – Scheduled from 11 to 12:30 p.m. This group will meet on the 1st Wednesday morning of each month to enjoy knitting, crochet and other needlecrafts. Bring your needlecrafts and come share tips, hints and conversation.

WED DEC 7 – ICE CREAM CONE XMAS TREES AT THE JASPER PUBLIC LIBRARY – 6:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. For children 5 and under. Please register here.  Children will enjoy decorating (and eating!) this edible Christmas Tree craft. They will put icing on an ice cream cone and decorate with some yummy candies. We will also read a story before we start decorating.

THURS DEC 8 – FAMILY HOLIDAY TRADITIONS AND REUNIONS AT THE JAPSER PUBLIC LIBRARY – 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Everyone welcome. Let’s get together and share our family stories!!! Share ideas for helping to make genealogy attractive for other family members by reminiscing about family holiday traditions and our ancestors that started those traditions. Plan for upcoming opportunities to bring other family members along for the ride.

FRI DEC 9 – CHAIR YOGA AT DUBOIS LIBRARY – 9 a.m. – 10 .m. Every Friday. John Schlorholtz’s “Ageless Yoga – Chair and Standing Routines” DVD to work through gentle and gently challenging workouts that are good for any age.

SUN DEC 11 – CELEBRATION SINGERS FREE CHRISTMAS CONCERT AT HUNTINGBURG UNITED METHODIST CHURCH – 4 p.m.  Everyone welcome.  Free-will offerings will be accepted at the conclusion of the concert to help defray the non-profit, all-volunteer choir’s expenses. 

TUES DEC 13 – ACTIVITY CORNER AT DUBOIS LIBRARY – 3:15 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Activity Corner for students age 10-18. Snacks, games and crafts. No registration. Dec. 13 activity: Canvas Painting.

WED DEC 14 – KIDS CRAFT NIGHT AT DUBOIS LIBRARY – 6 p.m. Paint and decorate a cute little wooden tray for your Santa cookies. Must pre-register.

THURS DEC 15 – LIBRARY BOARD MEETING AT THE HUNTINGBURG LIBRARY – 5 p.m. – 6 p.m. Downstairs.  All welcome.

FRI DEC 16 – CHAIR YOGA AT DUBOIS LIBRARY – 9 a.m. – 10 .m. Every Friday. John Schlorholtz’s “Ageless Yoga – Chair and Standing Routines” DVD to work through gentle and gently challenging workouts that are good for any age.

SAT DEC 17 – ADULT WRAP AND CHAT AT DUBOIS LIBRARY – 10:00 a.m. – 1 p.m. You bring the presents, we supply the paper, tape, and ribbon. Sit with friends or wrap your presents while the kids (and spouse) are somewhere else. We also supply the hot chocolate, coffee and a snack.

SUN DEC 18 – CELEBRATION SINGERS FREE CHRISTMAS CONCERT AT CHRIST LUTHERAN CHURCH, HAYSVILLE – 3 p.m.  Everyone welcome.  Free-will offerings will be accepted at the conclusion of the concert to help defray the non-profit, all-volunteer choir’s expenses. 

TUES DEC 20 – ACTIVITY CORNER AT DUBOIS LIBRARY – 3:15 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Activity Corner for students age 10-18. Snacks, games and crafts. No registration. Dec. 20 activity: Movie Day.

FRI DEC 23 – CHAIR YOGA AT DUBOIS LIBRARY – 9 a.m. – 10 .m. Every Friday. John Schlorholtz’s “Ageless Yoga – Chair and Standing Routines” DVD to work through gentle and gently challenging workouts that are good for any age.

FRI DEC 30 – CHAIR YOGA AT DUBOIS LIBRARY – 9 a.m. – 10 .m. Every Friday. John Schlorholtz’s “Ageless Yoga – Chair and Standing Routines” DVD to work through gentle and gently challenging workouts that are good for any age.