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This Weekend: Feb. 1-4

Get a head start on February this weekend with crafting, theatre, and education.

Adult Crafternoon: Victorian Valentine Greetings
4-5 p.m. Feb. 1, Willard Public Library, 21 First Ave.
Get a head start on a Valentine’s Day card for someone special. Craft supplies are provided.

Lunar New Year Origami Crafts
Feb. 1-10, Evansville Vanderburgh Public Library West, 2000 W. Franklin St.
Celebrate the Year of the Dragon this Lunar New Year with origami. EVPL will provide everything.

Zoom in Evansville
6 p.m. Feb. 2, Evansville Museum of Arts, History and Science, 411 S.E. Riverside Drive
The Vanderburgh County Historical Society shows a series of photographs from the “Evansville Then & Now” exhibit to explain interesting facets of each image. This event is free to attend with an RSVP.

Albertine Cinémathèque French Film Festival: Josep
6 p.m. Feb. 2, University of Southern Indiana Wright Administration Building, 8600 University Blvd.
Follow two men as they become friends in a French concentration camp after fleeing the dictatorship of Francisco Franco in Spain. Films a part of this festival are shown with English subtitles.

7:30-9 p.m. Feb. 2-3; 2-3:30 p.m. Feb. 4, Benjamin Bosse High School Auditorium, 1300 Washington Ave.
This documentary-style stage production explores the concept of a play within a play. Tickets cost $20.

Litter Free Evansville
9-11 a.m. Feb. 3, Evansville Vanderburgh Public Library West Parking Lot, 2000 W. Franklin St.
Help clean up the area from West Franklin Street to St. Joseph Avenue. Those interested in helping should contact jwelch@keepevansvillebeautiful.org or call 812-425-4461.

Native Bird Feeding Chat
10:30 a.m. Feb. 3, Angel Mounds State Historic Site, 8215 Pollack Ave.
Learn more about local birds with Wild Birds Unlimited and take a small bird hike, depending on the weather. Admission is $5.

Rats Live on No Evil Star Artist Reception
5:30-7 p.m. Feb. 3, Arts Council of Southwestern Indiana, 212 Main St.
This exhibit celebrates the diverse ways artists approach symmetry, from traditional to abstract, across various artistic mediums. See the artwork from Feb. 1-March 1.

27th Annual Chocolate Affair
7-10 p.m. Feb. 3, Bally’s Evansville, 421 N.W. Riverside Drive
Appetizers, champagne, a silent auction, a half pot, bourbon raffles, and live music by The Pits delight at this benefit for The Lampion Center. Tickets cost $125 per person.

Cars & Coffee February
9 a.m.-noon Feb. 4, Washington Square Mall, 5001 Washington Ave.
Support local car enthusiasts and their builds. There is a $5 to enter, part of which goes towards a charity fund associated with the event.

Superbride Sunday
9-11:30 a.m. or noon-2:30 p.m. Feb. 4, Bally’s Evansville, 421 N.W. Riverside Drive
Explore wedding vendors — including music, catering, photography, venues, alterations, attire, and more — who will help make your big day special. Plus, stop by Evansville Living’s booth and say hi!

Maggie Valenti
Maggie Valenti
Maggie Valenti joined Tucker Publishing Group in September 2022 as a staff writer. She graduated from Gettysburg College in 2020 with a bachelors degree in English. A Connecticut native, Maggie has ridden horses for 15 years and has hunt seat competition experience on the East Coast.

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