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6 The Message -- for Catholics of Southwestern Indiana Bulletin Board November 11, 1988 General interest The Mater Dei High School Drama Department will present an evening of one act plays entitl- ed "Almost Heaven" on Nov. 11 & 12, 7:30 p.m. at the USI Theatre, 3001 Igleheart Avenue, Evansville. Tickets are $2/students and $3/adults and are available at the Mater Dei High School office, 426-2258. Armstrong Recreation Center dance, Saturday, Nov. 12, 8:30-11:30 p.m. at the center, located on Highway 65 and Baseline Road. Music by the "Cracker Jacks." The public is invited. Patchwork Central holiday sale, Friday, Nov. 11, noon-8 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 12, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 13, noon-4 p.m. Central American crafts, including clay art, handmade paper pieces, jewelry, cards, ornaments, liturgical vestments and wall pieces. Patchwork Central is located at 100 Washington Avenue, Evansville. Cub Scout Pack 318 paper and aluminum can drive, Saturday, Nov. 12, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sun- day, Nov. 13, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., behind St. Benedict School, 530 S. Harlan Avenue, Evansville. For information, call Ray Slover, 479-3450. St. John Church, Newburgh, turkey shoot, Sunday, Nov. 13. Call 853-6181. Boy Scout Troop 312 pancake breakfast, Sunday, Nov. 13, 8 a.m.-noon at Holy Rosary School cafeteria, 1301 S. Green River Road, Evansville. Menu includes pancakes, sausage and turnovers, served with coffee or milk. Cost of a large breakfast is $2.75; a small breakfast is $1.75. Tickets are available at the door or by calling Dan Hirsch, 476-1257. St. Agnes Church turkey shoots, Sundays, Nov. 13, 20 & 27, noon until dark at Dogtown on the Old Henderson Road. Twelve, 16 and 20 gauge shells will be provided. Soup, sand- wiches and drinks will be sold. St. James Church, St. James, turkey shoot and dinner, Sun- day, Nov. 13 (rain or shine), 11 a.m. until dark, 12 miles north of Evansville on Old Princeton Road. Shells furnished for 12, 16 and 20 gauge. Roast beef and turkey dinners served from 11 a.m.-3 p.m.; $5/adults, $2.50/children. Public party, fan- cy work, rummage sale, Christmas crafts and country sausage. St. Vincent de Paul Church, Highland, turkey shoot, Sunday, Nov. 13. Call 882-8968. Holy Family Church, Jasper, Fall Festival, Sunday, Nov. 13, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Chicken and beef dinners, two meat stands, coun- try store, baked goods and games of skill. Also, 49 quilts, $100 at- tendance prizes every hour and $1,000 will be given away. Call 482-3076. St. John Chrysostom Church, New Boston, Fall Social, Sun- day, Nov. 13 in the parish hall. Sponsored by the Ladies Society. Chili supper from 4-7, followed by a euchre party. (All times are EST.) The public is in- vited. St. John Chrysostom is located on Hwy. 545. St. Theresa Church Sunday Dinner, Nolv. 13 in school cafeteria, 700 Herndon Drive, Little Sisters auction The Little Sisters of the Poor will hold an auction at 9 a.m. Satur- day, Nov. 12, at 1236 Lincoln Ave., Evansville. Furniture, household items, appliances, clothing and bedding will be available. Above, Mother Catherine Cavanaugh and Terry Todd arrange the auction items. -- Message Photo by Mary Ann Hughes Evansville. Chicken and roast beef dinners served cafeteria- style 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Carry- outs available; please bring own containers. St. Philip Church Men's Club turkey bingo, Sunday, Nov. 13, 7 p.m. Every bingo wins a turkey. Refreshments and attendance prize. St. Philip Church is located six miles west of Evansville. Daughters of Isabella annual birthday party, Sunday, Nov. 13 at the Catholic Community Center, 144 N.W. Seventh Street, Evansville. A birthday table will be decorated for each month. Happy hour starts at noon, followed by a dinner and social. Corpus Christi Booster Club public party, Sunday, Nov. 13, 1-4 p.m. in the school cafeteria, 5530 Hogue Road, Evansville. The Memorial' High School Band is holding its 13th annual citrus sale Nov. 9-28. For infor- mation, contact any member of the band, color guard or Tigeret- tes, or call 476-9781 or 477-7169. St. Boniface burgoo and bean soup day, Sunday, Nov. 13, 10:30 a.m.-noon at the W. Virginia Street entrance to the school, Evansville. Carry-outs only; please bring your own containers. Diocesan Choir practice, Sun- day, Nov. 13, 2 p.m. CST at Holy Rosary Church, Evansville. Prac- tices are for the purpose of preparing for the Liturgy of Thanksgiving in honor of Bishop Shea that will be celebrated on Nov. 20. All interested music ministers from around the diocese are invited to participate. Holy Rosary Church is located on Green River Road, across from Washington Square Mall. Holy Spirit PTA card party, Monday, Nov. 14, 6 p.m. in the school gym, 1760 S. Lodge Avenue, Evansville. Tasting table, Chinese auction, sweets booth, refreshment booth and "small crafts" booth. Tickets are $1.50 at the door. Good Shepherd card party, Thursday, Nov. 17, 6:30 p.m. in the cafeteria, 2301 N. Stockwell Road, Evansville. Baked goods, candy and sandwiches will be available. Also, a quilt and money tree will be given away. Donation is $1.50. Wish Upon a' Star benefit din- ner and dance, Saturday, Nov. 19 at the Posey County VFW Post 6576. Ham and turkey with all the trimmings served from 6:30-8 p.m. Music by the Country Gentlemen from 8:30-11:30 p.m. Admission is $12/couple. Wish Upon a Star grants wishes to ter- minally ill children. Holy Spirit Church craft show, Sunday, Nov. 20, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 1800 S. Lodge Avenue, Evansville. Christmas items. Call 477-4556. St. John the Baptist Church, Vincennes, turkey shoot, Sun- day, Nov. 20, 10 a.m.-dark at Highland Woods. Fricassee, hamburgers, games and prizes. St. Ann Altar Society Sunday dinner, Nov. 21, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at St. Joseph Church, 600 E. Virginia Street, Evansville. Chicken, beef, dumplings, salads and dessert. Carry-outs available; please bring Own containers. Last dinner until next year. Spiritual life programs Holy Family Fraternity Secular Franciscan Order meeting, Sunday, Nov. 13, 1 p.m. at the Monastery of St. Clare, 6825 Nurrenbern Road, Evansville. Memorial service for deceased SFOs and vesper ser- vice will be conducted by Madeline Brockman, S.F.O., and Jim Riger, S.F.O. Meeting on the pastoral on women's concerns, Saturday, Nov. 19, 9-11:30 a.m. at the Catholic Center, Evansville. The session will cover a brief history of the document and its four chapters on personhood, per- sonal relationships, society and the Church. Participants will be given the opportunity to give written responses to the letter as well as take part in small group discussions. A copy of the pastoral, "Partners in the Mystery of Redemption," can be obtained from Sister Mary Emma Jochum, O.S.B., office of religious education, 424-5536. Advent Prayer Days begin Tuesday, Nov. 22, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at Sarto Retreat House, Evansville. The series of six ses- sions will be led by Father Richard Hoffman. Call 424-5536, ext. 43 or 50. Several Charismatic Prayer Groups meet in various locations in the diocese on a weekly basis. The dates, locations, times and contact persons for these groups are: -- In Evansville -- at Christ the King Church, 3101 Bayard Park Dr., 7 p.m. Sundays, contact Frank Cook, 477-7370, -- In Vincennes -- Christian Life Prayer Group, Thursdays, 7:30 p.m. Contact Betty Weiler, 882-3365. -- In Huntingburg -- St. Mary Prayer Group, Tuesdays, 7:30 p.m.; at St. Mary Religious Education Center, room B, 317 Washington St., Huntingburg. Contact Bonnie Miller, 683-2566 or Carolyn Cook, 683-2553. Health A weight reduction course will begin in November at St. Mary's Health Matters Center, Evansville. The 15-week program is conducted by a registered dieti- tian. Classes meet weekly at the Center, located at the Regina Continuing Care Center on St. Mary's campus. Call 479-4110. Trimnastic classes began this week at the Catholic Activities gym, 4200 N. Kentucky Ave., Evansville. Classes held from 9-10 a.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Even- ing classes held from 6:30-7:30 p.m. on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays. Babysitting available. Cost for the six week session is $25.50. Call Betty Ashby, 963-5741 or Catholic Activities, 424-5536. Aerobic exercise classes are of- fered at St. Mary's Health Matters Center, Evansville. Levels I, II and HI permit individuals to exer- cise at the intensity appropriate for their level of fitness. All levels include 30 minutes of aerobic ex- ercise. A $20 fee covers a four- week session with unlimited aerobics classes scheduled in the morning, afternoon and evening. For a complete listing of dates and times, call 479-4110. Family life Pregnancy and Baby Care Open House, Sunday, Nov. 13, 1-4 p.m. at St. Mary's Medical Center, Evansville. Physicians and nurses will answer questions for parents-to-be about birthing options and maternity services. The program will also include a maternity style show with fashions from The Baby Shop and tours of the maternity services area, nurseries and the childbirth education and fitness centers. Call 479-4007. Support groups ' St. Mary's Center for Healthy Aging will host a free breakfast forum for members on Tuesday, Nov. 15, 8:30 a.m. in St. Mary's Meeting Room .4. The forum, facilitated by Edmund Guilfoyle, Ph.D., will discuss how to develop a positive mental at- titude. For information about membership in the Center for Healthy Aging, call 479-4705. Parents Without Partners meeting, Wednesday, Nov. 16, 7 p.m. at St. Theresa Library, Evansville. Betty Alexander, R.N., will speak on sexually transmitted diseases. A program for adult childreri of alcoholics will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 17 at Holy Redeemer Church, 918 W. Mill Road, Evansville. Laurie Huett from Stepping Stone will speak on "Children of Denial." Call 424-8344. St. Mary's Center for Healthy Aging is sponsoring a Caregivers' Support Group for individuals who are caring for a family member in the home. The next meeting is Thursday, Nov. 17, 7 p.m. in Meeting Room 5 of St. Mary's Medical Center. Cissy Niemeyer, R.N., B.S.N., ex- ecutive director of the Visiting Nurse Association, will speak on "Choosing Appropriate Home Support." Call 479-4705. "Next Step" is a family- oriented, alcohol and other drug education/prevention/interven- tion program sponsored by Parkside Lodge at Mulberry Center. Sessions are held at the Catholic Center, 4200 N. Ken- tucky Avenue, Evansville. Discussion topics include alcohol and other drug information, com- munication skills for adolescents as well as parents, identifying signs of use and abuse, decision making, problem solving and dealing with stress and peer pressure. For information, call Parkside Lodge, 426-8201. The Foster Grandparent Pro- gram is a component of the Com- munity Action Program of Evansville (CAPE). The program rovides volunteer experiences r income eligible senior citizens in facilities where they can extend needed assistance and attention to children with special needs. Volunteers receive a sti- pend of $2.20 an hour, 20 hours a week. Other benefits include sick and vacation days, transportation to and from their work sites and one meal per day. Applicants for the Foster Grandparent Program must be 60 years or older, show proof of his/her income and be in good health. For information, call the Foster Grandparents Of- fice, 425-4241, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Families Facing Cancer meeting, Wednesday, Nov. 20, 7 p.m. at the McCurdy Residential Center, 101 SE First St., Evansville. Call the American Cancer Society, 424-8281. SOS (Survivors Of Suicide), for anyone who has lost a relative or friend through suicide, meets the first Monday of each month at 7 p.m. at Oak Hill Evangelical Free Church, 1026 Oak Hill Road, Evansville. Call the Mental Health Association, 479-0956. A post-abortion support group has been formed by Open ARMs (Abortion Related Ministries) to help deal with the emotional trauma which follows an abor- tion. Meetings are the first and third Saturdays of each month. Due to the confidential nature of the group, priorscreening is necessary. Call 473-8033 or 1-845-2990. Please send Bulletin Board in- formation to Mary '1". Ellert, The Message, P.O. Box,4169, Evans- ville, Ind. 47711.