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Chili dinner at the wheel

The Cook Memorial Methodist Church, 1025 Allison Ln., Jeffersonville, will sponsor a Chili Drive Dinner from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday, October 22. The menu will be chili, hot dog and dessert for $ 7. Additional chilli will be available.

Movie in the park

The town of Charlestown is the location of a movie in the park, at 7 pm Friday, October 22 – a Halloween-themed “Goosebumps” movie starring Jack Black. Greenway Park along Market Street will host the event on the big screen. All are invited to watch the family film.

Flag elimination ceremony

The Forty and Eight Veterans Organization at 221 Albany St., New Albany, will sponsor a Flag Layout Ceremony on Saturday, October 23 at noon. The guest speaker will be Mayor Jeff Gahan. This event is open to the public.

Deposit days

A new venue provides a destination for the arts and entertainment in downtown Jeffersonville. The NoCo Arts & Cultural District depot at 701 Michigan Avenue serves as an art market and concert hall. The Depot Days will be held on Saturday, October 23, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. The Depot Days will continue on Saturdays October 30, November 6 and November 13. The artists will tour every Saturday.

October Festival at Beck’s Mill

Oktoberfest at Beck’s Mill, 4433 S. Becks Mill Rd., Salem, will take place on Saturday, October 23 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The assembly is at 9 am and is free, a good pot of donations of the day will be distributed.

The cooking of the cornmeal will take place during the Oktoberfest. The dish should include 1/2 cup Beck’s Mill Cornmeal (white or yellow), displayed in a non-returnable dish and the recipe should be included. The deposit will be between 11 a.m. and 11:45 a.m. in the parking lot and the judgment will be at noon. For more information, call Judy at 812-883-5147 or go to

Clark County Fall Housewives Bazaar

The Clark County Extension Homemaker Fall Bazaar will be held on Saturday, October 23 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the 4-H Community Building at the Clark County 4-H Exhibition Center, 9608 Ind. 62, Charlestown. There will be fall items, holiday items, kiosks, baked goods and flea market items. Pick up bargains and enjoy a breakfast of homemade soups and hot dogs. The Bazaar is a fundraiser for the Homemakers Extension and the proceeds go to support the 4-H program and other charities.

ZOOM essential oils course

The Township of Jeffersonville Public Library will be sponsoring a Virtual Essential Oil Course “Make Over Your Medicine Cabinet” on Saturday, October 23 from 1 pm to 2 pm. In this course, find out which essential oils and natural products can help you be your best advocate for health and wellness. The instructor will explain how to use essential oils, some of their physical and emotional benefits, and why you should have them in your medicine cabinet.

Wellness counselor and cheerful coach Sarah Lundy has been successfully using natural health and home solutions for the past eight years. For the past six years, she has given classes and workshops so that everyone can confidently use essential oils for their family and pets.

To register for this course, email Sarah Lundy: [email protected] Once registered, a Zoom link will be sent through Lundy to join the course. For more information on the programs, visit, Calendar of Events or call 812-285-8609. The Jeffersonville Library is at 211 East Court Avenue, Jeffersonville and the Clarksville Library is at 1312 Eastern Blvd., Clarksville.

Feast of Mont Saint François

Mount St. Francis Festival, will take place on Saturday October 23 at 5:30 pm with the doors open at 4:30 pm. Artists include Blakeley Burger, 5:30 p.m .; Ben Sollee, 6:45 p.m. and Hot Sauce Brass Band, 8 p.m. The festival will take place on the grounds of Mount Saint Francis, 101 St. Anthony Dr, Mount Saint Francis.

Tickets cost $ 25 per person and all proceeds go to the Mount Saint Frances Center for Spirituality. Food and drinks will be available from Fistful of Tacos, Falls City Brewing Company, 502 Winery and Dogebean.


The Jeffersonville Farmers’ Market is Saturday 9 a.m. to noon at Big Four Station Park, 223 Pearl St., Jeffersonville.

New Albania

The New Albany Farmers’ Market is held Saturdays, 8 a.m. to noon, on Bank Street and Market Street (downtown plaza) in New Albany.

Floyds Buttons

Floyd County Farmers Market Sunday 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. next to Landmark Dental Care at 411 Lafollette Station near Lawrence Banet Road / Hwy 150, Exit 119.

In addition to the regular booth, the artisans and market booths will be open, with a chance to win the market basket.

October 31 Trick-or-Treating at the market, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. No costumes required, all ages are welcome. More sensory items available, wheelchair accessible, free parking. Booth Decorating Contest, vote for your favorite “Booth Decorating Winner” announced at 1:10 pm Market Basket Draw (must be present to win the raffle at 1:00 pm) More details or questions, send email to [email protected]


The Charlestown Farmers’ Market will be held Wednesdays from 3 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Presbyterian Community Church, 1370 Monroe St., Charlestown.


The Sellersburg Farmers’ Market will be held Wednesdays, 4 to 7 p.m., Wilkerson Park, 316 E. Utica St., Sellersburg.

Purdue Extension to Offer “Get WalkIN” Program

Walking is a popular and healthy form of physical activity. Only half of all American adults get the recommended amount of physical activity. Lack of physical activity is directly linked to the occurrence of obesity and overweight in adults. Regular physical activity can reduce the risk of heart disease, high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis, depression, and falls in older people. Walking is a great way for most people to increase their physical activity. It’s an easy way to start and maintain a physically active lifestyle. Walking is accessible to almost everyone, does not require specific skills or sophisticated training clothing and equipment.

Need motivation to get started but don’t have the time to attend a class? Get WalkIN ‘is a free email walking program offered by Purdue Extension in Floyd County. The program begins November 1, 2021. Participants can register, walk on their own, and receive support and information by email. Participants will respond to two short online surveys. Anyone aged 18 and over can register. To register, email [email protected] by October 25, 2021. If you need more information, email Janet Steffens, Extension Educator, at [email protected] or call 812-948-5470.

Floyd County Historical Society

The October meeting of the Floyd County Historical Society will be held on Tuesday, October 26 at 7 p.m. in the Elsa Strassweg Auditorium of the New Albany-Floyd County Public Library, 180 West Spring Street. Steve Wiser will present the “Louisville 2035: Updated” program. He has always been Louisvillian and obtained a bachelor’s degree in architecture in 1980. He was one of the first “young architects” of the American Institute of Architects in 1989 and received the “Oberwarth Award”, which is the highest honor. of AIA Kentucky. He also received the “Founders Award” from the Louisville Historical League.

Wiser is the author of numerous books on Louisville architecture. Due to a scheduling conflict, he presents his program in October rather than originally scheduled for November. Kraig McNutt will present his program originally scheduled for October in November.

Due to Covid-19, masks are highly recommended. The program is free and open to the public. For more information visit the website at

Voice and Vino at the Casino returns to Live Performances

LifeSpan Resources Voice and Vino at the Casino will be live this year at Caesars of Southern Indiana on Tuesday, October 26. Doors open at 5.30 p.m. with the program and dinner starting around 6.15 p.m. and wine tasting event that has taken place at the Caesars of Southern Indiana for the past few years, the 2021 event will also feature a silent auction, raffle and eight local performers all vying for the Voice and Vino Trophy and have the right to brag about raising the most money for LifeSpan Resources.

All funds raised will be used to support services offered by LifeSpan Resources, a non-profit agency serving seniors and people with disabilities in Southern Indiana. The agency’s mission is to promote independent living for people of all ages.

For more information, become a sponsor or purchase a table at the event, you can visit the LifeSpan Resources website at or call LifeSpan Resources Director of Development, Melissa Richardson, at 812-206-7960.

ZOOM Introduction and conversation about the paranormal

The Jeffersonville Township Public Library will host a conference on the paranormal from 6 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. on Thursday, October 28. The speaker will be Courtney M. Block, Reference, Instruction and User Engagement Librarian at Indiana University Southeast. She is the author of the book Researching the Paranormal: How to Find Reliable Information about Parapsychology, Ghosts, Astrology, Cryptozoology, Near-Death Experiences, and More. Following his presentation, which will include information about haunted places in downtown Jeffersonville, Block will open the program to general questions and encourage others to share their own paranormal experiences.

Once registered for this event, a Zoom link will be sent to you. For more information on the programs, visit, Calendar of Events or call 812-285-8609. The Jeffersonville Library is at 211 East Court Avenue, Jeffersonville and the Clarksville Library is at 1312 Eastern Blvd., Clarksville.

Holiday auction

The Theta Iota Chapter of the Annual Phi Beta Psi Sisterhood Holiday Auction will be held Thursday, October 28, at 7 p.m. at American Legion Post 204 at 412 N. New Albany St., Sellersburg. The doors will open at 6 p.m. The evening will include a live auction. Refreshments will be available. Come and enjoy a fun evening while raising funds for cancer research.

Carnival of Alleluia

Resurrection Life Church, 2804 Blackiston Mill Rd., Clarksville, will sponsor a Hallelujah Carnival from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday, October 31 on church grounds. This is designed to be a safe and fun time for the whole family and it’s all free. Lots of candy, games, bounces, food, and prizes.

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