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March, 2013

Events Starting in This Month:
Fri., Mar 1, 10:30am
John James Audubon Museum March 1. Appropriate for ages 3 to 5, “Little Rembrandts” will meet the first Friday of every month with a different theme. March’s theme is Funny Bunnies Art, so dress for a mess and discover the world...
Fri., Mar 1 - Tue., Mar 12
Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra March 1-12. Encouraging creativity in local youth, the Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra teamed up with the Koch Family Children’s Museum of Evansville and the Evansville Museum of Art, History & Science to showcase artwork from area students. The young...
Fri., Mar 1 - Wed., Mar 13
Jasper Community Arts Commission March 1-13. This exhibit features the artwork of local high school students. An opening reception takes place March 3 from 5-8 p.m. Krempp Gallery Exhibit, Jasper Arts Center, 951 College Ave., Jasper, Ind. Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-5...
Fri., Mar 1, 3:00pm
University of Southern Indiana March 1. An ongoing series in which USI Liberal Arts faculty discuss current research. Susan Spencer, instructor in criminal justice, will talk about her work. Kleymeyer Hall, Liberal Arts Center, USI, 8600 University Blvd. 3 p.m. ...
Fri., Mar 1, 5:00 - 7:00
 Launch party for MS: Beyond the Red Door, a book by Evansville-area health professionals Dr. Rick Yeager and Mary Ellen Ziliak, RN, both of whom battle Multiple sclerosis. March is MS Awareness Month. ...
Fri., Mar 1, 7:30pm
Presented by the AIDS Resource Group, Mardi Bras is an eclectic, classy, and fun event incorporating a unique style show that showcases the artistic endeavors of the southwestern Indiana arts community. Professionals and amateurs alike are welcome to participate in...
Sat., Mar 2, 7:00am - Sun., Mar 3, 1:00pm
This annual festival celebrates the maple sugar harvest from the trees of the Wesselman Woods Nature Preserve, and includes educational experiences for all ages. It also offers a hearty breakfast, including sausage, all-you-can-eat pancakes with pure maple syrup, and juice,...
Sat., Mar 2, 9:00am
Evansville Day School will host Jr. Pre-K Roundup where children who will be 3 years old by September 15 are eligible for this preschool program. Potential students will explore the Jr. Pre-K classroom, while parents will meet with EDS faculty...
Sat., Mar 2, 10:00am
Award-winning children's book author April Pulley Sayre speaks about her work at the Evansville Vanderburgh Public Library's annual Young Authors Event, an annual event featuring the work of young local writers. Sayre, author of more than 55 natural history books...
Sat., Mar 2, 5:00pm
Join in Vanderburgh Humane Society’s second annual dinner to raise funds for its spay/neuter clinic. This all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner includes salad, bread, drink, and dessert. $10. ...
Sat., Mar 2, 6:00pm
Aurora, Inc. March 2. Gather a team of four to eight to compete for the title of trivia champs. Trivia Tonight benefits Aurora and its mission to prevent and end homelessness in the Evansville area. Enjoy cocktails and dinner before the...
Mon., Mar 4 - Tue., Mar 5
Owensboro Symphony Orchestra March 4-5. Join the symphony chorus for its annual fundraiser dinner entitled “An Evening of Andrew Lloyd Webber.” Settle Memorial United Methodist Church, 201 E. Fourth St., Owensboro, Ky. 7-8 p.m. $20. ...
Mon., Mar 4, 7:00pm
Daughtry, an American rock band from North Carolina, is fronted by American Idol finalist Chris Daughtry. 3 Doors Down is from Mississippi.  ...
Thu., Mar 7 - Sun., Mar 10
University of Southern Indiana March 7-10. The Great Lakes Valley Conference Basketball Tournament makes its first appearance in the Ford Center as it returns to Evansville this year. Ford Center, 1 S.E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Call for time and...
Fri., Mar 8, 6:30 - 7:30
The Learning Station is an award-winning children's recording and performing company that has toured the nation with over 4,000 performances. Join them for an energetic production that will have the whole family singing, dancing, and laughing. $1. ...
Fri., Mar 8, 7:00pm
Broadway at RiverPark March 8. What happens in Vegas all started with The Rat Pack. This spirited show recreates one of the famous “Summit at the Sands” nights with Vegas’ four favorite sons: Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr., Dean Martin, and...
Sat., Mar 9, 9:00am - 6:00pm
Bowl for Kids’ Sake is Big Brothers Big Sisters largest national fundraiser, raising more than $20 million annually for children in need across the country. Because of Bowl for Kids’ Sake, more Bigs and Littles can be paired up, more...
Sat., Mar 9 - Sun., Mar 10
The Angel Mounds Spring Farm Fest will feature demonstrations, presentations, and hands-on activities relating to Indiana farming throughout the centuries.  Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sunday, 1-5 p.m. free with paid general admission ($4 for adults, $3.50 for seniors, $2 for...
Sat., Mar 9, 9:30am
The Junior Workshop, Super Sleuths, will be studying fingerprinting, DNA, secret messages, and other essential skills for every private eye.  Release your inner Nancy Drew or Harriet  the Spy because it's time for some forensic science fun! ...
Sat., Mar 9, 8:00pm
Under the Beam Concert Series March 9. With her saxophones and flute accompanied by piano and bass, Tia Fuller brings a jazzy groove and energy that’s uniquely hers. It’s no surprise that artist Beyonce has chosen Fuller for her tours and...
Sun., Mar 10, 4:00 - 7:00
The Steel Cook Competition will showcase several local chefs who will compete in two heats and a final faceoff.  The proceeds will go the Tri-State Food Bank.  Tickets can be purchased at Ticketleap.com, $30 single ticket. ...
Wed., Mar 13, 9:00am - Fri., Mar 15, 12:30pm
The Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra presents six free concerts for children in grades 3-5. Attracting more than 2,500 children, the concerts are throughout the three-day period of March 13-15. Performances start at 9 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. each day....
Wed., Mar 13, 4:00pm
The University of Evansville's monthly Andiron Lecture presents Matt Rowe.  Rowe is executive director of the Reitz Home Museum and will present Architectural Styles of Evansville's Riverside Historic District.  Eykamp Hall (room 252), Ridgway University Center, UE, 4 p.m. free...
Thu., Mar 14, 1:00pm
Learn about how we impact the environment around us every day. Everything we “humans” do will make an impact on the environment today and in the future. ...
Thu., Mar 14, 6:00pm
Kappa Kappa Kappa, Inc., commonly known as Tri Kappa, is a philanthropic organization existing only within the state of Indiana. Raising funding to support local schools and charities through scholarships and donations, the Boonville Associate Chapter of Tri Kappa hosts...
Thu., Mar 14, 6:00pm
The Institute for Global Enterprise, part of the Schroeder School of Business at the University of Evansville, kicked off its 2012-13 Institute Speaker Series, sponsored by Old National Bank, in October. This month’s speaker is Ken Schmidt, the former director...
Fri., Mar 15, 9:00am - 4:00pm
The University of Southern Indiana’s Tri-State Science and Engineering Fair is an annual event that provides opportunities for talented K-12th grade students to showcase their interest in scientific research and receive community recognition for their achievements. ...
Fri., Mar 15 - Thu., Mar 28
The Jasper Community Arts Commission features the artwork of local elementary students. An opening reception takes place March 17 from noon-2 p.m. Free. ...
Fri., Mar 15 - Sun., Mar 17
Tri-State women gather for a weekend of relaxation, rejuvenation, and reconnection. The Women’s Hospital’s main event is keynote speaker Tanya Abreu, president of the Spirit of Women, a coalition of premier hospitals in more than 100 U.S. cities dedicated to...
Fri., Mar 15 - Thu., Mar 21
The University of Evansville presents the Pulitzer Prize-winning play Crimes of the Heart. In her play, Beth Henley tells the story of three sisters who survive one heartbreak after another in a small Mississippi town in 1978. 7:30 p.m. March...
Fri., Mar 15 - Sat., Mar 23
The Theatre Workshop of Owensboro features Arthur Miller’s 1953 play on the Salem witch trials. The play touches on topics that seem newly relevant to each generation. 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays. $15 for adults; $10 for...
Fri., Mar 15, 12:00pm
YWCA players give this month’s Personally Speaking Series presentation, titled HERSTORY: Evansville Women During the First 200 Years. $6 (special discounts from series tickets). ...
Sat., Mar 16, 9:30am
The Alcoa Foundation and Ivy Tech Community College’s VEX Novice program is designed to provide young people with proper training in the subjects of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Free. For more information, contact gcoons2@ivytech.edu.  ...
Sat., Mar 16, 5:00 - 7:00
The University of Southern Indiana hosts an opening reception for Amy Brier’s Roliqueries that kicks off an exhibition that runs through May 8. Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; noon-4 p.m. Sunday. ...
Sat., Mar 16, 5:00pm
At this year’s Night of Vision Gala, the Evansville Association for the Blind brings an evening filled with dinner, dancing, auctions (including a trip for two to Ireland), and live music from local band The Pits. $100. ...
Sat., Mar 16, 6:00 - 10:00
SWIRCA & More is a community organization focused on helping individuals live their lives fully by providing homecare counseling and advocacy, social and wellness activities, and access to nutritious meals throughout the Southwestern Indiana region. The funds raised from the...
Sat., Mar 16, 7:00 - 11:00
Scott Winstead presents his 9th annual charity show benefiting local veteran groups. The show includes the bands KISS ALIVE, Downfall, and Joe Gruelich and The Southern Aires. $10. Tickets are available at Bud’s Harley Davidson (4700 E. Morgan Ave.). ...
Sat., Mar 16, 7:00pm
The Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra takes the audience across Europe — from Austria to Italy to Romania — with some of the most famous classical musical numbers of all time, including “China Dreams: Fanfare,” “Pleasure Train Polka,” and “Romanian Rhapsody No....
Sat., Mar 16, 8:00pm
With just over six months to go before the fourth annual Ferdinand Folk Festival (Sept. 21), the town of Ferdinand presents a concert to announce the festival’s lineup and to raise funds. Renowned guitarist Boscoe France, winner of the Guitar...
Sun., Mar 17
Made possible by AmeriQual Group, all military personnel plus one child admitted free the third Sunday of every month. ...
Mon., Mar 18, 11:30am
Help the Reitz Home Museum support local artist Cedric Hustace’s painting exhibit, Paintings Around the World, at this kick-off luncheon. $15. ...
Mon., Mar 18, 6:30pm
Enjoy free food and beverages while attending a special travel presentation from Lifestyle Tours. Rediscover Cuba -- A Cultural Exploration will allow participants an eight-day vacation (Oct. 6-14) and an opportunity to learn more about a rarely-visited country. Free. ...
Tue., Mar 19, 12:00pm
Presented by Larry Caplan, extension horticulture educator at Purdue University, this month’s YWCA Personally Speaking Series discussion is titled Taking it Up a Notch: Advanced Vegetable Gardening Tips. $6 (special discounts from series tickets). ...
Tue., Mar 19, 5:30 - 7:00
Join Leadership Evansville for its 18th annual event honoring individuals, organizations, projects, and businesses making significant contributions to our community. $15 for adults; $5 for students. ...
Tue., Mar 19, 7:30pm
Principal string players of the Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra and artists in residence at the University of Evansville present an evening of classical music in an intimate setting. Free. ...
Thu., Mar 21, 3:00 - 5:00
Bridges of Indiana has teamed up with cMoe to sponsor a unique opportunity for individuals with disabilities to experience the facility. Exceptional Explorations allows individuals with disabilities and their families to experience cMoe for free. Register at the kiosk located...
Thu., Mar 21, 4:00pm
The University of Evansville's department of history presents its annual History Spring Lecture, featuring Dr. David Green, lecturer in history and British studies at Harlaxton College, UE’s British campus in Grantham, England. Green will present "The English Empire in the...
Thu., Mar 21, 7:30pm
University of Evansville features William Aide. The pianist, author, and teacher received musical degrees from the University of Toronto and the Juilliard School in New York City. He will perform classical works by Robert Schumann, Ludwig van Beethoven, Maurice Ravel,...
Fri., Mar 22 - Sat., Mar 23
Community Marriage Builders’ exciting workshop for singles, titled How to Avoid Falling for a Jerk or Jerkette, gives practical knowledge on avoiding all the wrong kind of people. It’s all about following your heart without losing your mind. Register before...
Fri., Mar 22, 7:30pm
University of Southern Indiana features a French film in which a young man from Perugia is swindled twice in Naples but ends up rich; a man poses as a deaf-mute in a convent of curious nuns; and a woman must...
Fri., Mar 22, 7:30pm
The Classical Guitar Society of Evansville returns to the University of Evansville with an exciting season of concerts featuring inspiring new artists from around the world. $15 for adults; $5 for students; free for UE students with ID. ...
Sat., Mar 23, 7:00am - 3:00pm
Take part in this second annual yard sale to raise funds for shelters and rescue animals in our communities. Donated items for the yard sale are being accepted at the Warrick Humane Society (5722 Vann Road, Newburgh, Ind.). ...
Sat., Mar 23, 10:30 - 11:30
Join the Audubon Museum for its annual Eggstravaganza celebration for children ages 3-7. This kid-friendly event includes storytelling by professional storyteller Mary Jo Huff, a special guest from Equestrian Enterprises. Everyone must pre-register. $7. ...
Sat., Mar 23, 11:00am - 2:00pm
  The Easter Bunny will be present for an Easter Egg Hunt from 11-11:15 a.m. for children ages 10 and under. Three golden eggs worth $15 of free game play will be part of the hunt. Buffet must be purchased...
Sat., Mar 23, 7:30 - 9:30
The Owensboro Symphony Orchestra presents Magical Beatles. Magical Beatles brings back the great talents of the group Jeans ‘n Classics following their success with last year’s ’70s show. The Beatles’ music changed popular culture and included work with symphony musicians...
Sun., Mar 24, 4:00pm
The Evansville Jazz Society brings numerous well-known jazz artists to the University of Evansville through this annual concert series. Past appearances include Pat Harbison, Jamey Aebersold, and the Dick Sisto Quintet. $5-$10. ...
Mon., Mar 25, 7:00pm
A multi media, live musical journey through the life of Elvis Presley, Elvis Lives! serves as a tribute to the iconic style that continues to intrigue audiences of all generations. This theatrical concert experience at RiverPark features finalists from Elvis...
Tue., Mar 26 - Thu., Jun 20
 The Evansville African American Museum invites you to explore history. The museum will showcase an exhibit, In the Pursuit of Freedom: The Emancipation Proclamation and African-American Life during the American Civil War. Free admission to members; $3 donation for students;...
Tue., Mar 26, 7:30pm
The University of Evansville University Choir, composed of the finest vocal talent on campus, performs this evening to a crowd of UE students, faculty, and the local community. Free. ...
Wed., Mar 27 - Sat., Mar 30
The Ford Center features Disney On Ice, taking audiences along the magical journeys of beloved Disney stars, including Tinker Bell, Ariel, and characters from “Cars” and “Toy Story.” 7 p.m. March 27-30; 3 p.m. March 29-30; 11 a.m. March 30....
Thu., Mar 28, 10:30am
 Show & Tell, Touch, Taste, and Smell. Explore the five senses in this hands-on early childhood science program. ...
Thu., Mar 28, 7:00pm
Service of the Upper Room for Maundy Thursday, the night that Christ was crucified. Communion served. Chancel Choir will sing. ...
Fri., Mar 29
Beach Party Luau all day. cMoe brings the beach to you! Come enjoy beach activities, luau art projects, and see “how low you can go” in the limbo! ...
Fri., Mar 29, 12:00pm
Community Good Friday service in the sanctuary. Service lasts 30 minutes, followed by a light lunch. Convenient for Downtown workers. ...
Fri., Mar 29, 5:00 - 7:30
Join local artists and art lovers as the Arts Council of Southwestern Indiana opens its new show, Young @ Art. Free. ...
Fri., Mar 29, 7:00pm
The Centre welcomes Indiana native Jim Gaffigan. With an impressive résumé of accolades and awards for his stand-up comedy, acting, and writing, Gaffigan’s clever, quiet style has made him one of the top five most successful touring comedians in the...
Fri., Mar 29, 7:30pm
The University of Southern Indiana presents the Friday night film, in which the wife of an oafish restaurant owner becomes bored with her husband and considers an affair with a regular patron. Free. ...
Fri., Mar 29, 7:30pm
Enjoy the heartfelt country tunes of singer Rodney Atkins, known for such hits as “In a Heartbeat,” It’s America,” and “Take a Back Road.” ...
Sat., Mar 30, 12:00 - 3:00
The Evansville African-American Museum will hold a lecture on conducting African-American genealogy and online tips. There will also be a kids craft workshop. Free. ...
Sat., Mar 30, 1:00 - 4:00
Come and participate in International Table Top Day at  by playing board and card games with others from the Evansville community. People will be participating in International Table Top Day by playing board games with family and friends in coffee...
Sat., Mar 30, 2:00 - 4:00
Tonya Shadoan, International Image and Marketing Consultant, Master Bridal Consultant with the Association of Bridal Consultants, and author of "Don't Let the Blonde Hair Fool You: From Status Quo to Here We Go -- A Womanpreneur's Guide to Finding Purpose...
Sat., Mar 30, 3:00pm
Easter egg hunts aren't just for kids at the Tin Man Brewery.  Bring your running shoes and basket to aid in your search for the fortune filled Tin Man eggs.  After enjoying a few beverages in the Tasting Room, the...
Sun., Mar 31, 10:00am
To observe this Christian holiday, Crossroads Christian Church brings together a worship service with a 200-member choir and a 70-piece orchestra to the Ford Center. Free. ...
Sun., Mar 31
Community Sunrise Service, 7:30 a.m. in sanctuary; Sunday school for ages, 9:30 a.m.; Resurrection Celebration in sanctuary, 10:45 a.m. Full choir, instruments, preaching. ...
Continuing Events:
Sat., Jan 5 - Sat., Dec 7 @ 9:00am
Keep Evansville Beautiful Jan. 5-Dec. 7. Started last year by Mayor Lloyd Winnecke and nonprofit organization Keep Evansville Beautiful, the Clean Evansville Initiative takes place on the first Saturday of each month. Volunteers spend two hours picking up trash in designated...
Fri., Jan 18 - Fri., May 10
John James Audubon Museum Jan. 18-May 10. Beginning to advanced artists are invited to participate in all-day Artist Retreats once a month. Bring your own artwork and supplies. Lunch will be potluck. Special speakers and noon programs vary monthly. Pre-registration is...
Sat., Jan 19 - Sun., Mar 17
University of Southern Indiana Jan. 19-March 17. Contemporary Chinese Painting and Design by Huili Yi, professor of art and dean of the Academy of Fine Arts of Minzu University of China (MUC) and an award-winning stamp designer, will be on display...
Sat., Jan 19 - Sun., Mar 17
The figurative paintings and stamp designs of Huili Yin will be on display at the University of Southern Indiana’s Kenneth P. McCutchan Art Center/Palmina F. and Stephen S. Pace Galleries from Jan. 18 to March 17. A free public reception...
Thu., Jan 31 - Fri., Jun 14
Reggio Children Jan. 31-June 14. In collaboration with the North American Reggio Emilia Alliance, Reggio Children, an organization promoting the rights of kids, presents this traveling exhibit to showcase the values and ideals of the Reggio Emilia approach to teaching...
Sun., Feb 10 - Sun., Mar 10
The Main Gallery of the Evansville Museum of Arts, History, and Science will feature a solo exhibition of the ceramic work of Indiana University Associate Professor of Art Malcolm Mobutu Smith. Sponsored by Indiana University Alumni Association Greater Evansville Chapter;...
Thu., Feb 21 - Sun., Apr 7
John James Audubon Museum Feb. 21-April 7. Audubon State Park is hosting an era of exhibits and events for 2013 celebrating its 75th year. “Celebrating 75 Years of Audubon” will be the first exhibit of the grand celebration. The invitational display...
Thu., Feb 21 - Sat., Mar 2
Set in a lush period of British history teeming with bawdiness and social intrigue, Kynaston, the most famous portrayer of female roles, plots his revenge after his career is ruined by the King’s decree allowing women to act on the...
Fri., Feb 22 - Fri., Mar 1
University of Southern Indiana Feb. 22-March 1. “Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992” by Anna Deavere Smith is a documentary drama based on eyewitness accounts of the 1992 Rodney King trial and verdict. Smith uses direct statements made by those who experienced the...