• A free monthly veterans breakfast will be served from 8:30-9:30 a.m. the second Thursday of each month in the dining room at Fox Ridge Manor, 150 Fox Ridge Drive. Those interested in attending should contact Vicki at 812-895-1000. Stop in and enjoy visiting with fellow comrades over free breakfast.

• Breakfast Bingo will be played the fourth Thursday of the month beginning at 9 a.m. in dining rooms E and F at Willow Manor, 3801 Old Bruceville Road. Prizes will be awarded. The event is open to the public.

• Alcoholics Anonymous meets at noon on Thursdays at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 925 Broadway St.

• On the first Thursday of the month at 2 p.m. at the Bicknell-Vigo Township Public Library, 201 W. Second St., folks ages 50 and over are invited to take part in the “Senior Divas Book Chat” — which is open to everyone, not just ladies.

• Every Thursday, students in first through third grades can attend “Book Buddies” at 3:30 p.m. at the Bicknell-Vigo Township Public Library, 201 W. Second St. For more information about the library, call 812-735-2317 or visit

• Loaves and Fishes will serve a meal from 5:30-6:30 p.m. on Thursdays in the Allen Clark Community Room at Major Bowman Terrace, 203 Bowman Terrace. Everyone is welcome to attend.

• The Knox County Breastfeeding Coalition will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Thursdays at First Baptist Church, 2625 Wabash Ave. Anyone interested in attending is welcome. For more information, contact Melissa Smith at 812-887-3063 or Deb Telligman at 812-890-8375.

• The Red Hill Dulcimer Society is dedicated to teaching and preserving traditional acoustic music. Members meet on Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. CDT at the United Methodist Church in Sumner, Illinois. Dulcimers, guitars, banjos, fiddles, mandolins, Irish whistles or any other acoustic instruments are welcome to join. For more information call 618-928-1507.

• Al-Anon family group meeting will begin at 7 p.m. CDT on Thursdays at the First Church of Olney, 1401 N. Silver St., in Olney, Illinois. For additional information, contact Bob at 618-395-7667.

• Narcotics Anonymous “Starting Over Group” meets at 7 p.m. on Thursdays at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 925 Broadway St.

• Thursday Nite Dance, open to the public, from 7-10 p.m. on Thursdays at the Moose Lodge, 904 S. 17th St. No food and drinks provided. Live bands. For more information, contact the Moose at 812-882-4538, or Jo at 812-886-5429.

• Vincennes-Lawrenceville Model Airplane Club meets at the YMCA of Vincennes annex building at 7:30 p.m. on the third Thursday of every month. Visitors are welcome. For more information call 812-882-0863.


• The Knox County Detachment 1007 of the Marine Corps League will meet for coffee at 9 a.m. on Fridays at Dot’s Cakes and Catering, 101 Busseron St. All Marines and FMF Corpsman are welcome.

• Duplicate bridge will be played at 11 a.m. on Fridays at Fox Ridge Manor, 150 Fox Ridge Drive. For more information, contact Sue Gerhart at 618-943-5994.

• The Lincoln High School Class of 1964 meets the second Friday of each month at 12:30 p.m. for lunch. All classmates and friends are invited to attend.

• Senior Education Ministries Inc. in partnership with Lawrence County, Illinois Senior Citizens Center has scheduled Dine with a Doc on the first Friday of each month from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. CDT at the Lawrence County Senior Citizens Center, 1705 12th St., in Lawrenceville. Dine with a Doc is a free program that welcomes the local senior public to hear an educational topic while enjoying a complimentary lunch. This program is a community effort of a doctor, a lunch sponsor, the senior citizens, local churches and area businesses coming together for the good of all to serve the senior citizens. Reservations are suggested and can be made at 618-544-8811. Contact Lori Aplin at 877-223-6109 with suggestions for the Dine with a Doc Program. For more information contact Senior Education Ministries, Inc. 812-917-4970 or email

• Alcoholics Anonymous (women only) meets at noon at Saint Paul’s Lutheran Church, 925 Broadway St.

• Phoebe’s Mission at St. John’s United Church of Christ, 606 N. Fifth St., is held the first Friday of every month at 4:30-6 p.m. Individuals needing laundry detergent, soap, paper goods, personal hygiene items, etc. are welcome.

• The First Baptist Church, 425 W. Third St. in Bicknell, will host Mending Broken Women, a support group for those who have experienced any type of sexual victimization or abuse, from 6-7 p.m. on the first and third Fridays of the month. Free baby sitting will be available. For additional information, contact Crystal at 812-887-7274.

• Celebrate Recovery meets on Fridays at 6 p.m. at 1204 Broadway St. Come get healing for your hurts, habits and hang ups. Check us out in Facebook at Celebrate Recovery/Vincennes.

• Beit Israel meets Fridays with Sabbath service at 7 p.m. at the Free Methodist Church, 1423 N. Fourth St. For information please call 812-396-9225 or 812-324-2725.

• Narcotics Anonymous “Starting Over Group” meets at 7 p.m. at Bethlehem Baptist Church, 9 W. Jefferson St.

• Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 8 p.m. at First Baptist Church, 2625 Wabash Ave.

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