Sybrina Fulton

Sybrina Fulton

UPCOMING EVENTS

• The United Way of Knox County is again sponsoring free VITA (Volunteers in Tax Assistance) service. Individuals regardless of age or income can drop off the required materials and pick them up the following week. Knox County Public Library, 502 N. Seventh St., will have drop off times from 9 a.m. to noon today and on Feb. 22. For more information contact the United Way office at 812-882-3624.

• Local historian and Sun-Commercial columnist Brian Spangle will sign copies of his new book, “Hidden History of Vincennes and Knox County,” on the main floor of the Knox County Public Library beginning at 2 p.m. today. Books will be available for purchase. The signing will be preceded by a brief presentation about the book and the publishing process. The library is located at 502 N. Seventh St. For more information contact the library at 812-886-4380.

• A chicken noodle dinner benefit for Regina Mitchell will be held from 4:30-6:30 p.m. CST today at the Sumner Senior Attendance Center, 110 W. Locust St., Sumner, Illinois. A free-will donation will be accepted. A raffle and live auction will begin at 6:45 p.m. CST. Raffle tickets will be available for purchase for $1 each. Monetary donations may be made to the Regina Mitchell Benefit at Peoples State Bank.

• Sunday dinner will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sunday at the Monroe City Blue Jeans Center, 1242 Main St., Monroe City. The menu includes fried chicken, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, apple salad, dessert and drink. Cost is $9 for adults and $5 for children under 10.

• An exhibition featuring the photography of Deborah Orloff and Kris Sanford will open on Tuesday at Vincennes University’s Shircliff Gallery of Art. The exhibition will run through March 20 and admission is free. An artist talk and reception will take place with Orloff and Sanford at 11 a.m. on Thursday at the gallery.

“Memory and Imagination” is a two-person exhibition that examines memory and connections through the recontextualization of family photos and found snapshots. Orloff, a professor and associate chair of the Department of Art at the University of Toledo, transforms forgotten family photos into cultural artifacts, while Sanford brings a contemporary rereading to old photographs to address sexuality and relationships.

Orloff’s series, “Elusive Memory,” reveals the complexity of memory and its relationship to photography. Specifically how discarded family photographs become stand-ins for all of our perceptions of personal history. The resulting large-scale photographs make commonplace objects monumental and emphasize their unique details. In their final representation, these banal objects become simulacra of loss and speak to the ephemeral nature of memory.

In “Through the Lens of Desire,” Sanford, an associate professor at Central Michigan University, creates implied narratives using snapshots from the 1920s-1950s.Vernacular photographs from that era were created as private keepsakes and the unselfconscious intimacy they depict feels authentic and relatable.  As modern viewers, we witness personal moments that were never intended to be public.  In her skillfully selected imagery Sanford contemplates hidden relationships in vernacular photographs seen through gestures, touch, and proximity.

The Shircliff Gallery of Art is located in the Shircliff Humanities Center, 130 E. Harrison St. Gallery hours are Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday noon to 4 p.m.

• In February 1779, George Rogers Clark’s forces marched across the Illinois country and flooded Wabash River to Vincennes to challenge Henry Hamilton and the British Army at Fort Sackville. Clark’s success is often regarded as a key event in American movement West to the Mississippi River and South to the Ohio River. An area one third the size of the original 13 colonies known as the Old Northwest Territory became part of the United States at the end of the American Revolution.

On Feb. 22, the National Park Service will commemorate Clark’s March with a walk covering the last 5 miles of his journey while discussing events that took place along the way into Vincennes. Those wishing to walk should check in at the park Visitor Center by 9:30 a.m.; the bus will leave at 10 a.m. Comfortable shoes and seasonally appropriate attire are recommended for those walking in the event. Many participants will wear 18th clothing in the style of Virginia Militia, but it is certainly not required.

Register for the walk before 5 p.m. on Wednesday by calling 812-882-1776, Ext. 1210. This is necessary to have a place on the bus that will drop off walkers. For further details, contact Chief Ranger Joe Herron at 812-882-1776, Ext. 1204.

A ceremony on Feb. 25 will be held in the Memorial rotunda with the Indiana Society Sons of the American Revolution Color Guard. The ceremony begins at 11 a.m. and will include the laying of a wreath, patriotic songs, a proclamation by Mayor Joe Yochum, and a program by Lisa Ice-Jones, executive director of Grouseland Foundation. There is no cost nor are reservations required for the program.

A luncheon hosted by the Vincennes Historical & Antiquarian Society will take place at the St. Francis Xavier Parish Center, 100 S. Third St. Reservations and information on the cost of the luncheon can be obtained by contacting Dennis Latta at 812-756-5333.

• The YMCA of Vincennes, 2010 College Ave., is now offering a dedicated time to evening pickleball players every Tuesday from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Members get in free. Non-members pay a day pass fee of $7.

• In response to the increase in influenza cases, Good Samaritan Hospital and the other members of the Community Patient Safety Coalition have implemented unified hospital visitation restrictions. The restrictions include:

— No visitors with influenza-like symptoms in the hospitals. Symptoms include cough, sore throat, fever, chills, aches, runny or stuffy nose, and vomiting or diarrhea.

— No visitors under the age of 15.

— No visitors other than immediate family or other significant persons as defined by the patient, and in some cases, healthy family members of newborns.

Exceptions to these restrictions may be made for cases involving critically ill patients and end-of-life situations.

Visitors are encouraged to wash their hands frequently while in the hospital and wear protective face masks when instructed.

The flu can cause serious complications and even death, especially in the very young, the elderly, and those with certain existing medical conditions. These measures are being taken in an effort to protect patients, families, and hospital staff.

The Good Samaritan Oncology Department is accepting donations for the patient supply closet. Basic living and personal hygiene supplies are needed. Contact Lesley Hofmann at 812-885-3990 to make arrangements to have items picked up.

Good Samaritan’s Walk with a Doc is held from 9-10 a.m. on Saturdays at the Vincennes University Donald G. Bell Student Recreation Center, 1600 Short St. Those taking part will have a few minutes to learn about a current health topic then spend the rest of the hour enjoying a healthy walk and conversation with a doctor. It’s a great way to get out of the house and stay active. You can walk at your own pace and distance; whatever works for you. Good Samaritan Hospital providers will rotate as the walk leaders and provide information on new topics every week. Take a step to improve your health and join us at this free community event every Saturday. Walk with a Doc is a national nonprofit organization whose mission is to encourage healthy physical activity in people of all ages, and reverse the consequences of a sedentary lifestyle in order to improve the health and well-being of the country.

Good Samaritan’s Community Health Services will offer free lipid profile blood screenings at the following locations during February: 10-11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Washington Housing, Washington; 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sandborn Community Center, Sandborn; 2-3:30 p.m. on Thursday, Old French Towne Apartments, 600 Nicholas St.; 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, Richland County Senior Center, Olney, Illinois; 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Feb. 24, Winslow Community Center, Winslow; 9:30-11 a.m. Feb. 25, Fox Ridge, 150 Fox Ridge Lane; 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. CST Feb. 26, Lawrenceville Senior Center, Lawrenceville, Illinois; 10:30 a.m. to noon CST Feb. 27, Wabash Community Senior Center, Mount Carmel, Illinois; and 9-10 a.m. Feb. 28, Vinennes Fortnightly Clubhouse, 421 N. Sixth St.

Free body composition and BMI screenings will be offered from 10-11:30 a.m. CST on Monday, Crawford County Senior Center, Robinson, Illinois, and 6:30-8 p.m. on Feb. 25 at God’s Pantry, Oaktown Christian Church, 103 School St., Oaktown.

Free stroke screenings will be offered from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesday in Eva Hill Auditorium at Good Samaritan, 520 S. Seventh St. Appointments are required and can be made by calling 812-885-8753.

• The Grow City Garden 2020 Spring Workshops will begin on Tuesday at 6 p.m. in the sunroom at the Knox County Public Library, 502 N. Seventh St. Future workshops will be held on March 17 and April 21. The workshops are free but space is limited. To register, contact Tracey Johnson at the Soil And Water Conservation District at 812-882-8210, Ext. 3, and by email at tracey.johnson@in.nacdnet.net.

• Purdue Extension Health and Human Sciences provides educations to persons of all ages and topics of food and nutrition, human development, health and wellness, and family resource management. For more information contact Tonya Short, health and human sciences extension educator, at 812-882-3509, at 4259 N. Purdue Road, or visits www.extension.purdue.edu/knox or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/knoxcountyhhs.

• Generations would like to expand its Matter of Balance (MOB) program. This nationally recognized evidence-based program’s goal is to reduce fear of falling, stop the fear of falling and increase activity levels among community-dwelling older adults. Studies show that half of the older adult population fear falling, a third of older adults do fall and falls are the leading cause of fatal and non-fatal injuries for this group. Generations is hosting a free one-day Matter of Balance Coaches’ Training in February for volunteers interested in teaching this evidence-based fall prevention program to older adults. The training will be conducted on Thursday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Vincennes University’s Zella Young Building, Room 305, 1019 N. Fourth St. Generations will provide materials for classes, supervision and program promotion. There is no selling involved. Seating is limited. For more information or to RSVP, contact Alma Kramer at 812-888-4527 or akramer@vinu.edu.

• Honey in the Rock, a bluegrass gospel group, will perform at 7 p.m. on Friday at Calvary Baptist Church, 300 Hall Road just outside of Wheatland as you travel towards Bicknell. There is no admission charge. For more information call Brother Gene Rasner, 812-743-2408.

• North Knox Primary School, 215 E. Fourth St., in Bicknell, will have its kindergarten round up for the 2020-2021 school year on March 4. Parents are asked to call the school at 812-735-2547 to schedule an appointment for their child’s registration. Appointment times will be scheduled from 8:30-10:45 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Parents should plan approximately 30-45 minutes for the registration process.

Any student enrolling in kindergarten at North Knox Primary for the 2018-2019 school year must be 5 years of age on or before Aug. 1. Children should accompany their parents to the registration. Each incoming kindergarten student will participate in a screening process for school readiness and speech evaluation.

Parents should bring a copy of the child’s birth certificate and all immunization records. Immunizations need to be up to day by the first day of school. It is strongly recommended that your child have a medical examination prior to the first day of school. Physical forms will be provided.

Any questions regarding kindergarten registration/pre-enrollment or kindergarten in general, call the school office at 812-735-2547.

• The South Knox School Corp. is now compiling a list of children who will be entering kindergarten during the 2020-2021 school year.

A child must be 5 years old on or before Aug. 1 in order to enter kindergarten this coming school year.

Roundup has been scheduled for March 24-26. Anyone wishing to enroll a child for kindergarten should call South Knox Elementary at 812-743-2591 for an appointment. South Knox accepts out of district transfers applications.

Contact the elementary at 812-743-2591 or the middle-high school at 812-726-4450 for information.

• Individual show tickets are on sale for the Vincennes University Alumni Community Series 2019-2020 season. The series brings a wide range of quality entertainment to the stage of the Red Skelton Performing Arts Center. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Call the VU Alumni Office at 812-888-4354 or 800-945-ALUM to order tickets.

Pam Tillis will perform on March 6. A three-time Country Music Association award winner, including the prestigious Female Vocalist of the Year award, two-time Grammy award winner and member of the Grand Ole Opry, Tillis’ star continues to shine brightly in the third decade of her career. As the child of Country Music Royalty, Pam Tillis was determined from a young age to find her own way in music as a singer and songwriter. Growing up, she was in a variety of bands, spanning from jazz and alternative country to top 40. She sang demos and lent her voice to many national jingles including Coke, Country Time Lemonade and a Coors Silver Bullet with country superstar, Alan Jackson.

Jeri Sager brings her high energy and vocally exceptional celebration of Broadway to the Skelton Center stage on April 17. She will sing your favorites from shows she’s starred in such as “Cats” (playing Grazabella), “Evita” and “Les Miserables” as well as some new songs.

• Generations, Area 13 Agency on Aging & Disability, is looking for volunteer tax consultants for its Tax Counseling for the Elderly program. Generations has offered tax counseling assistance to older adults for 42 years to Daviess, Dubois, Knox, Martin and Pike counties. Volunteers will be required to attend a training session in January and complete the home study in order to be certified for tax season. Generations will provide stipends at the end of tax season to help cover mileage expenses. Last year, 25 volunteers were certified and provided tax assistance to over 1,500 individuals in the five-county area. If you are interested in being part of this valuable community service, please call Linda Yochum at 812-888-4854 or at 1-800-742-9002.

• Qualified Dementia/Alzheimer’s Care Specialist and Wellness Coordinator Peg Szewczak, at Fox Ridge Manor, is available for private consulting at no charge. For more information or to schedule an appointment, call Peg at 812-895-1000.

• Children continue to need volunteer advocates through The Knox County CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) Program. Volunteers serve as advocates for children who have been abused or neglected. To volunteer or find out more about the program, visit www.childadvocatesnetwork.org. A new training class is being formed to equip people who care to become equipped to meet this need.

• The American Red Cross is offering a free smoke alarm and installation program. Smoke alarms are only guaranteed to work for 10 years. Residents should test their smoke alarms monthly, change the batteries every six months, and replace their alarms every 10 years. Alarms should be replaced if they are older than 2007. To schedule an appointment for free smoke alarms and installation, contact the American Red Cross at 812-471-7200 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m.

WEEKLY EVENTS

TODAY

• Alcoholics Anonymous meets at noon. at First Baptist Church, 2625 Wabash Ave.

• Region 13 ABATE of Indiana Gibson/Knox counties meet on the second Saturday of each month at noon CST at the Hilltop Tavern in Hazleton. For more information contact Christian Harper at 812-677-3852.

• Narcotics Anonymous “New Found Freedom” meets at 4:30 p.m. on Saturdays at the community corrections office, 135 N. Eighth St.

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

• Narcotics Anonymous “Walking the Line Group” meets at 5 p.m. CST on Saturdays at 1008 12th St., Lawrenceville, Illinois.

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

SUNDAY

• Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 10 a.m. CST on Sundays at the Lawrence County Memorial Hospital, 2111 State St., Lawrenceville, Illinois.

• Euchre is played on Sunday at 1:30 p.m. at Clark’s Crossing of Historic Vincennes, 300 N. Sixth St. For more information contact Dorothy Davis at 812-890-1048.

• Healing Hearts, a grief support group meets from 5-6:30 p.m. on Sundays at Thursday Church, 218 Main St. For more information, contact Julie Gornall at 812-881-8192.

• Narcotics Anonymous “Starting Over Group” meets at 7 p.m. on Sundays at First Christian Church, 319 Broadway St.

MONDAY

• Froggers Crochet Club will meet from 8:30-11 a.m. every Monday in the sunroom at the Knox County Public Library, 502 N. Seventh St., for crocheting, patters, lessons and fellowship.

• Narcotics Anonymous “Walking the Line Group” meets at 4 p.m. CST on Mondays at First Presbyterian Church, 809 12th St., Lawrenceville, Illinois.

• The Happy Hoopers Embroidery Club will meet at 1 p.m. on the second Monday of every month Room 305 of Vincennes University's Community Services-Zella Young Hall, 1019 N. Fourth St. All sewers, machine embroiders and quilters are welcome.

• On the first Monday of the month the Bicknell-Vigo Township Public Library, 201 W. Second St., is holding “Family Movie Night” beginning at 6 p.m. For more information about the library, call 812-735-2317 or visit www.bicknell-vigo.lib.in.us/.

• On the last Monday of the month the Bicknell-Vigo Township Public Library, 201 W. Second St., is holding “Teen Book Buzz” beginning at 3:30 p.m. For more information about the library, call 812-735-2317 or visit www.bicknell-vigo.lib.in.us/.

• BABE Store at St. John’s United Church of Christ, 606 N. Fifth St., is open every Monday from noon to 4:30 p.m.

• Inquiry sessions for anyone interested in learning more about the Catholic faith and possibly joining the Catholic Church will be 7 p.m. on Mondays at the St. John the Baptist Parish Office, 803 Main St.

• Narcotics Anonymous “Starting Over Group” meets at 6:45 p.m. on Mondays at the Samaritan Center Community Mental Health Building, 121 Buntin St.

• Circle of Hope Al-Anon Family Group meets at 7 p.m. on Mondays at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 925 Broadway St. Use the ramp entrance leading to the basement door. This group is a fellowship of family members and friends of alcoholics who meet to lend each other their experience, strength and hope.

• Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 8 p.m. on the last Monday of the month at the First Baptist Church, 2625 Wabash Ave.

TUESDAY

• Tuesday With The Village meets from 8-10 a.m. CST on Tuesdays at the United Methodist Village in Lawrenceville, Illinois. The community is invited.

• Lincoln High School Class of 1955 meets at 9 a.m. on Tuesdays at Dot’s Custom Cakes and Catering, 101 Busseron St. Classmates and friends are urged to attend.

• On Tuesdays the Bicknell-Vigo Township Public Library, 201 W. Second St., is holding “Toddlers Morning Out” beginning at 10:30 a.m. For more information about the library, call 812-735-2317 or visit www.bicknell-vigo.lib.in.us/.

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

• Euchre is played at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesdays at the Blue Jeans Community Center, 1242 Main St., Monroe City.

• Froggers Crochet Club will meet from 2-4 p.m. every Tuesday at Clarks Crossing of Historic Vincennes, 300 N. Sixth St., for lessons, patterns, crocheting and fellowship.

• Friends of the Library will meet at 2:30 p.m. on the third Tuesday of the month at the Bicknell-Vigo Township Public Library, 201 W. Second St.

• The Knox County Support Group for Caregivers of loved ones with Alzheimer’s disease (or other dementia) meets the second Tuesday of each month at 4 p.m. at the Central Church of Christ Fellowship Hall, 1600 Forbes Road. The meetings provide the latest information on Alzheimer’s research and medications, help and encouragement from other caregivers and open, but confidential discussions and a chance to be heard. For more information, contact Roger Wright, support group facilitator, at 812-882-7963 or centralccc@gmail.com.

• Emotions Anonymous (EA), a program to help individuals with emotional problems cope with everyday life, will meet at 7 p.m. on Tuesdays at St. John’s United Church of Christ, 606 N. Fifth St., enter at the corner entrance on Fifth and Hart Streets. For more information call 812-255-0763.

• Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 7 p.m. CST on Tuesdays at the First Presbyterian Church, 809 12th St., Lawrenceville, Illinois.

• Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 7 p.m. on Tuesdays at the First Baptist Church, 425 W. Third St., Bicknell.

• Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesdays at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 925 Broadway St.

WEDNESDAY

• Lincoln High School Class of 1952 meets at 11:30 a.m. on the second Wednesday of the month at Dot’s Custom Cakes and Catering, 101 Busseron St. Classmates and friends are welcome to attend.

• Narcotics Anonymous “Starting Over Group” meets at noon on Wednesdays at Bethlehem General Baptist Church, 9 W. Jefferson St.

• Weight Watchers meets at 12:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. on Wednesdays at First Christian Church, 319 Broadway St. Weigh-in is 30 minutes prior to the meeting.

• Euchre is played on Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. at Clark’s Crossing of Historic Vincennes, 300 N. Sixth St. For more information contact Dorothy Davis at 812-890-1048.

• On Wednesdays the Bicknell-Vigo Township Public Library, 201 W. Second St., is holding “Little Listeners” beginning at 3:30 p.m. for preschoolers and kindergartners. For more information about the library, call 812-735-2317 or visit www.bicknell-vigo.lib.in.us/.

• A weight loss support group will meet at 6 p.m. on Wednesdays at the Bicknell-Vigo Township Public Library in Bicknell, 201 W. Second St.

• Church of Victory, 602 N. First St., hosts The Grace Connection at 6 p.m. on Wednesdays. The Grace Connection offers classes to alleviate the challenges of addiction, stress, depression, anger, self destruction, etc. These classes will empower people to fulfill their God given purpose by learning to leave the past behind and move forward into their bright future, as God intended. Rooted in God’s Word, labels will disappear as individuals learn to break free from the past and move forward into their God fulfilled purpose. If you have any questions or would like additional information please contact Pastor Sandy Ivers at 812-881 6296 or email us at VincennesCityOfRighteousness@yahoo.com.

• Fit and Fun Exercise Time, directed by JoAnn Winkler, will be at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays at the Oaktown Community Center. This is free to everyone and includes low to moderate aerobics and stretches. For more information, call JoAnn at 812-324-2456.

• Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 6:45 p.m. on Wednesdays at the Samaritan Center Community Mental Health Building, 121 Buntin St.

• Wednesday Night Duplicate Bridge Club meets at 7 p.m. at the Vincennes Bridge Center, 209 Main St. Free lessons are presented by a certified trainer 30 minutes prior to game time. To arrange partnership or reserve your seat, call club managers Toni or Chris Kimmel at 812-886-4763.

• Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 7 p.m. CST on Wednesdays at the Lawrence County Memorial Hospital, 2111 State St., Lawrenceville, Illinois.

THURSDAY

• 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 www.bicknell-vigo.lib.in.us/.

• 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. CST 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. CST 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.

FRIDAY

• 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. CST 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 senioreducationministries@yahoo.com.

• 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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