WHS soccer preview night
The Washington High School and Junior High School boys and girls soccer teams will host “Hatchet Night” preview starting at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at the WHS Soccer Fields at Gwaltney Sports Complex. The admission is any non-perishable food items to be donated to Feed My Sheep.
MS fund raiser
Jimbo’s Pizza and Wings on SR 67 in Bicknell will host a Benefit Tip Night for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Volunteers will be waiting tables for your donations on Saturday from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. One hundred percent of all tips will go the National MS Society. If you are unable to attend and would like to make a tax deductible donation to the National MS Society, please call Rebecca Duckworth at 735-2589 or search for ‘TeamDuckworthMS’ on Facebook.
Bus driver class
If you are interested in becoming a school bus driver, there will be a School Bus Driver Pre-certification Training Class offered at Southwest Dubois School Corporation on Aug. 22, 23 and 24. For additional information, call your local school.
Stargazing at Boggs
Local stargazers are invited to West Boggs Park this weekend to see the Perseids meteor showers. The Dogwood Shelter area provides an optimum viewing spot for the showers because of its elevation and minimal light pollution. The shelter will be reserved for stargazers the early morning hours of Saturday and Sunday with rest rooms and parking available. Regular park fees will apply.
Descendants of Michael and Nancy Ann Acre Gray and James R. and Almeda Childers Gibbs will hold a family reunion from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 1 at the open-air shelter house, Gregg Park, Vincennes. Tableware, plates, coffee and tea will be provided. Each family should bring a covered dish, preferred drinks and lawn chairs. Lunch will be served at noon. Bring old family pictures or old documents to share with everyone.
Date changed for library meeting
The regular monthly board meeting of the Washington Carnegie Public Library has been moved to Aug. 16 at 5 p.m.
Area Briefs for Wednesday
WHS soccer preview night
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