Batesville Herald Tribune, Batesville, Indiana

February 15, 2012

Activities as of Feb. 15


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BATESVILLE — Please submit newPlease submit news for Activities to diane.raver @batesvilleheraldtribune. com. For the print edition, items are due by noon Wednesday. Submissions may also be made in person, by fax at 812-934-6406 or by mail at 475 N. Huntersville Road, Batesville, IN 47006. E-mail is preferred. 

 

Friday, Feb. 17

Fish Fry

The Batesville Knights of St. John Feb. 17 fish fry has been cancelled.

 

Saturday, Feb. 18

OFC Program

“Hope in Diversity: Looking at Our Relationships” will be presented Feb. 18, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Oldenburg Franciscan Center. Cost: $45. Info and reservations: 933-6437 or center@oldenburgosf.com.

Cornhole Tournament

The East Central Trojan Baseball Boosters are hosting a cornhole tournament Feb. 18, noon, St. John Lutheran Church, Hubbells Corner, 12523 North Dearborn Road, Sunman, Fellowship Hall. Cost: adults, $40 per team; students, $30 per team. Registration, 11 a.m. Info: Laura Soos, 513-205-7995 or lauraasoos@gmail.com.

Pet Adoption Discounts

Senior citizens will get discounts when they adopt senior cats and dogs during “Never too Late for Love" Feb. 18, 1-4 p.m., Franklin County Humane Society, 107 High St., Brookville.

Chili and Soup Dinner

St. Maurice Catholic Church, Greensburg, is having a chili and chicken noodle soup dinner Feb. 18, 4:30-7 p.m., parish hall. Freewill offering.

 

Sat.-Mon., Feb. 18-20

YMCA Registration

The Southeastern Indiana YMCA Spring I session program registration continues Feb. 18-19. Programs begin Feb. 20. Info: www.siymca.org or 934-6006.

 

Sunday, Feb. 19

Breakfast

Oldenburg Knights of St. John will host a breakfast Feb. 19, 7 a.m.-noon, Holy Family Church cafeteria. Freewill offering. Partial proceeds benefit Tri-County Council for Special People.

Stillboard/Trap Shoot

The Batesville Veterans of Foreign Wars Men’s Auxiliary will have a stillboard and trapshoot Feb. 19, 11 a.m., Tri-Township Conservation Club, Oldenburg.  Prizes: meat and money.

Stillboard Shoot

The Batesville Fire and Rescue Department will host a stillboard shoot Feb. 19, noon, Prell-Bland American Legion Post 271.

Healthy Kids Carnival

The Southeastern Indiana YMCA Healthy Kids Day Carnival, which is open to the public, is Feb. 19, 1-3:30 p.m., YMCA gymnasium. Info: 934-6006.

“Batesville’s Got Talent” Ticket Sale

“Batesville’s Got Talent” tickets will be on sale while they last Feb. 19, 2-4 p.m., Batesville High School lobby.

 

Monday, Feb. 20

Inviting Catholics Home

Inviting Catholics Home, a program for nonpracticing Catholics who are seeking answers to questions about returning to the church, will be held Feb. 20 and 27 and March 5 and 12, 7-8 p.m., St. Joseph Catholic Church, St. Leon. Info: 812-623-3642.

Right to Life

Right to Life of Southeastern Indiana will meet Feb. 20, 7 p.m., Versailles Church of Christ, Jarvis Drive.

Social Security Meeting Deadline

A meeting explaining the basics of the Social Security program and benefits will be held Feb. 23, 7 p.m., St. Mark Evangelical Lutheran Church. Enter through ground-level double doors on West Pearl Street. RSVP by Feb. 20: Diane Buzard, 934-4246 or dbstmark @gmail.com. Please include number of people attending, names and phone numbers.

 

Tuesday, Feb. 21

FAFSA Workshop

A Free Application for Federal Student Aid workshop is Feb. 21, 1-7 p.m., Franklin County High School. National Center for College Costs experts  will help families complete the FAFSA and answer questions. Also, Feb. 27, Oldenburg Academy.

Democrats Meeting

The Ripley County Democrats will meet Feb. 21, Sherman House. Dinner, 6 p.m. and meeting, 7 p.m. 

BAHS Meeting

The Batesville Area Historical Society will meet Feb. 21, 7 p.m., BAHS Museum. Bruce Rippe will talk about the progress being made on Romweber Flats.

 

Wednesday, Feb. 22

Quiltmakers

Batesville Quiltmakers will meet Feb. 22, St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Crossroads, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Info and program details: Carolyn Tully, 812-689-7012.

Library Happenings

The Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will sponsor a homeschool movie program, “Charlotte’s Web,” Feb. 22, 2 p.m. Info: 812-663-2826.

Fish Fry

The St. Louis School seventh grade fish fry is Feb. 22, 4-7:30 p.m. Freewill offering. Proceeds go toward their eighth-grade class trip.

BMPL Trustees

The Batesville Memorial Public Library Board of Trustees will meet Feb. 22, 5 p.m.

 

Thursday, Feb. 23

Kindergarten Parent Meeting

Batesville Community School Corp. will host a kindergarten parent meeting Feb. 23, 6-7 p.m., Batesville Primary School cafeteria, to present full and half day options for the 2012-13 school year.

Secular Franciscans

The Secular Franciscans, a fraternity for lay people who want to follow the rule of life of St. Francis, will meet Feb. 23, 6:30 p.m., Holy Family Catholic Church, Oldenburg, Father Rudolf Room.

Open House

Sonshine Christian Preschool-Daycare, New Point, will hold an open house Feb. 23, 6:30-8 p.m. Info: Ann Meister, 812-663-9375.

Red Hat Deadline

The Red Hat Belles of Batesville will meet Feb. 27, 11 a.m., Cross County Plaza parking lot below McDonald’s, to carpool to Buffalo Southwest Restaurant, Lawrenceburg, for  lunch at 11:30 a.m.  Reservations due by Feb. 23: Eleen Weisenbach, 934-3484.

 

Friday, Feb. 24

Fish Fry

Eagle Fire Co., Oldenburg, is hosting a fish fry Feb. 24, 4-7 p.m., Holy Family Catholic Church cafeteria, Oldenburg. Cost: adults, $9; children, $5.

Fish Fry

St. Martin Catholic Church, Yorkville, is holding a fish fry Feb. 24, 4:30-7 p.m.

 

Saturday, Feb. 25

Ballroom Dance Lessons

Free ballroom dance lessons will be presented Feb. 25 and March 3, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Ault Chiropractic, 701 Tekulve Avenue. The final lesson takes place March 10 during the Glenn Miller Orchestra dinner/dance event. Info: 933-0355.

 

Sunday, Feb. 26

Stillboard/

Trap Shoot

Tri-Township Conservation Club, Oldenburg, will host a stillboard and trap shoot Feb. 26, 11 a.m.  Prizes: meat and money.

“God With Us”

Elaine Bergman and Pam Crum, Sunman, will present “God With Us,” a free classical, traditional and contemporary sacred music concert Feb. 26, 1:30 p.m., Adams Lutheran Church. Info: 812-623-3380.

Girl Scout Cookie Sale Ends

Area Girl Scouts will be selling cookies at local businesses, including Kroger, KTS Food Mart, Gillman Do It Best Home Center and Pamida, until Feb. 26.

 

Monday, Feb. 27

FAFSA Workshop

A Free Application for Federal Student Aid workshop is Feb. 27, 1-7 p.m., Oldenburg Academy. National Center for College Costs experts  will help families complete the FAFSA and answer questions.

Library Happenings

The Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will sponsor a mother-daughter book discussion for grades 6-12 Feb. 27, 7 p.m. Info: 812-663-2826.

 

Tuesday, Feb. 28

Library Happenings

The Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will sponsor Knit Night Feb. 28, 6 p.m. Info: 812-663-2826.

Run-n-Gun Early Registration

The South Dearborn Community Scholarship Foundation and McDonald’s of Lawrenceburg are hosting the 21st annual Run-n-Gun 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament March 17-18, South Dearborn High School gym. Registration forms are available at www.sdcsc.k12.in.us by following the Dollars for Scholars link. Info: Debbie Busching, 812-584-8868. Early registration closes Feb. 28, but late registrations will be accepted until March 6.

 

Thursday, March 1

“Reds Opening Day”

Greg Rhoads, Cincinnati Reds historian, will hold a free class, “Reds Opening Day,” March 1, 5 p.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library.

OFC Program

The Lenten Series: “Four Contemporary Stories of Discovering One’s Way” will be presented Thursdays, March 1, 8, 15 and 22, 6:30-8 p.m., Oldenburg Franciscan Center. Cost: $15 per session or two for $25. Info and reservations: 933-6437 or center@oldenburgosf.com.

OFC Program

T’ai chi Chih will be presented March 1,8 and 15, 7-8:30 p.m., Oldenburg Franciscan Center. Cost: $15 per session. Info and reservations: 933-6437 or center@oldenburgosf. com.

Masonic Meeting

Batesville Free and Accepted Masonic Lodge 668 will hold its monthly meeting March 1, 7 p.m.

 

Friday, March 2

Fish Fry

St. Martin Catholic Church, Yorkville, is holding a fish fry March 2, 4:30-7 p.m.

 

Saturday, March 3

Masonic Breakfast

Batesville Masonic Lodge 668 will serve a monthly all-you-can-eat breakfast March 3, 6-10 a.m. Minimum donation: adults, $5; children 6-12, $3; under 6, free. Takeout orders: 934-3144.

OFC Program

“What Does It Mean to Be Salt of Earth?” will be presented March 3, 9-11 a.m., Oldenburg Franciscan Center. Cost: $25. Info and reservations: 933-6437 or center@oldenburgosf.com.

Steak Fry

The Batesville Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3183 men’s auxiliary will host a steak fry March 3, 5:30-8 p.m. with music by Alan Crum and karaoke, 8:30-11:30 p.m. Cost: $20. Info and tickets: Dogger, 216-9990.

 

Sunday, March 4

Breakfast

Holy Guardian Angels Parish, 405 U.S. 52, Cedar Grove, will hold its annual whole hog sausage and pancake breakfast March 4, 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m., school behind church. Freewill offering. Sausage patties will also be available for purchase.

Spud, Soup and Salad

St. John’s United Church of Christ, Huntersville, will have a freewill offering lunch, featuring baked potatoes, salad bar and soups March 4, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., dining room. Silent auction.

 

Tuesday, March 6

World War II Discussion Group

The World War II Discussion Group will meet March 6, 10 a.m., The Waters of Batesville. Ron Reitz will give a presentation on the Battle of the Bulge, and a show and tell of World War II items by veterans is planned.

Scrapbooking

The Sassy Scrappers scrapbooking group for ladies 12 and older meets the first and third Tuesdays of each month, including March 6, 6 p.m., Church on the Rock, 407 N. Township Line Road. Participants should bring their own supplies. RSVP so work spaces and refreshments can be arranged: 934-3154.

 

Wednesday, March 7

Live Y’ers

Live Y’ers, organized by the Southeastern Indiana YMCA for those 55 and older, will meet March 7, 11 a.m.-noon, YMCA adult lounge. Info: 934-6006.

Kindergarten Registration

St. Nicholas School, Sunman, will hold kindergarten registration March 7, noon-7 p.m., for children  who will be 5 years old by Aug. 1.  Parents must bring copies of the child’s birth certificate and immunization records. Info and appointments: 812-623-2348.

La Leche League

La Leche League of Sunman, a breast-feeding support group, will meet March 7, 5-6 p.m., at Dr. Suzanne Martini’s office, Sunman. Expectant and breast-feeding moms welcome. Info: 812-654-2593.

Auxiliary Meeting

The Knights of St. John ladies auxiliary will meet at the Knights home March 7, 7 p.m. Info: Katy Hortemiller, 934-5267.

OFC Program

“Introduction to the Mayan Calendar” will be presented March 7, 14 and 21, 7-8:30 p.m, Oldenburg Franciscan Center. Cost: $15 for each session or two for $25. Info and reservations: 933-6437 or center@oldenburgosf.com.

Red Hat Deadline

The Red Hat Belles of Batesville will meet March 14, 11 a.m., Cross County Plaza parking lot below McDonald’s, to carpool to The Grub Co, Osgood, for lunch at noon followed by meeting. Reservations due by March 7: Eleen Weisenbach, 934-3484.

 

Thursday, March 8

Fire Association Meeting

The Batesville Community Fire Association annual meeting is March 8, 7 p.m., firehouse. It will include a fish supper, board member election, year-end review and safety demonstration.

Ladies’ Auxiliary

The Batesville Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3183 Ladies’ Auxiliary will meet March 8, 7 p.m., post home. Info: Patti Weberding, 934-3644.

Immaculata Club

The Immaculata Club, the Oldenburg Academy alumni local chapter, will hold a dinner, meeting and Stanley party March 8, 6 p.m., Mary Beth Dickman’s home. Info and RSVP: 934-9166.

 

Friday, March 9

Fish Fry

St. Martin Catholic Church, Yorkville, is holding a fish fry March 9, 4:30-7 p.m.

 

Saturday, March 10

Health Fair

Indiana University East nursing students are hosting a health fair March 10, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Sunman American Legion hall. Persons will also have an opportunity to donate blood. Appointments: 270-339-4062.

Self Defense Class

A women’s self defense class will be offered March 10, 10 a.m.-noon, Southeastern Indiana YMCA. Cost: free to Y members; nonmembers, $10. Info and to register: 934-6006 or www.siymca.org.

Bowling Fundraiser

A Dutch doubles bowling fundraiser will be held March 10, 6:30 p.m., East Bowl. Cost: $15, includes three games, shoes and snacks. Proceeds benefit East Central High School After Prom.

 

Sunday, March 11

OFC Program

“Coffee Talk – Resurrection Mysteries: New Prayers for the Rosary” will be presented March 11, 10:45 a.m.-noon, meet in Sisters of St. Francis Chapel, Oldenburg. Freewill offering. Info and reservations: 933-6437 or center@oldenburgosf.com.

 

Wed., March 14

Card Party

The St. Anne’s Ladies Sodality is sponsoring a card party  March 14, 1-4:30 p.m., St. Anthony Catholic Church, Morris, lower hall.

 

Thursday, March 15

Kindergarten Registration

Batesville Primary School will have kindergarten registration March 15, 8:15 a.m.-2:15 p.m. and 5-7:15 p.m., BPS cafeteria and gym. Children must be 5 on or before Aug. 1. Parents should only bring the kindergarten child, along with the child’s original birth certificate and current immunization records.  To schedule a half hour session: 934-4509. In case of snow, registration will be held March 20 at same scheduled times.

“The Birthplace of Professional Baseball”

Greg Rhoads, Cincinnati Reds historian, will hold a free class, “The Birthplace of Professional Baseball,” March 15, 5 p.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library.

 

Friday, March 16

Fish Fry

St. Martin Catholic Church, Yorkville, is holding a fish fry March 16, 4:30-7 p.m.

 

Sunday, March 18

Breakfast

A breakfast will be held March 18, 7 a.m.-noon, Holy Family Catholic Church cafeteria. Proceeds support all Religious education programs.

Breakfast

The Batesville Knights of St. John will host a breakfast March 18, 8 a.m.-noon. Freewill offering. Proceeds benefit Gibault School. Info: 934-2729.

 

Monday, March 19

NAMI

The National Alliance on Mental Illness is hosting “Recovery in Mental Illness” March 19, 6:30-8 p.m., Lawrenceburg Public Library, Ewbank Room, 150 Mary St.

 

Friday, March 23

Fish Fry

St. Martin Catholic Church, Yorkville, is holding a fish fry March 23, 4:30-7 p.m.

 

March 28-29

Quiltmakers

Batesville Quiltmakers will meet March 28-29 for Sew Days, Batesville Memorial Public Library, 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Info and program details: Carolyn Tully, 812-689-7012.

 

Friday, March 30

Fish Fry

St. Martin Catholic Church, Yorkville, is holding a fish fry March 30, 4:30-7 p.m.

 

Tuesday, April 3

Scrapbooking

The Sassy Scrappers scrapbooking group for ladies 12 and older meets the first and third Tuesdays of each month, including April 3, 6 p.m., Church on the Rock, 407 N. Township Line Road. Participants should bring their own supplies. RSVP so work spaces and refreshments can be arranged: 934-3154.

 

Wednesday, April 4

Live Y’ers

Live Y’ers, organized by the Southeastern Indiana YMCA for those 55 and older, will meet April 4, 11 a.m.-noon, YMCA adult lounge. Info: 934-6006.

La Leche League

La Leche League of Sunman, a breast-feeding support group, will meet April 4, 5-6 p.m., at Dr. Suzanne Martini’s office, Sunman. Expectant and breast-feeding moms welcome. Info: 812-654-2593.

Auxiliary Meeting

The Knights of St. John ladies auxiliary will meet at the Knights home April 4, 7 p.m. Info: Katy Hortemiller, 934-5267.

 

Thursday, April 5

Masonic Meeting

Batesville Free and Accepted Masonic Lodge 668 will hold its monthly meeting April 5, 7 p.m.

 

Saturday, April 7

Masonic Breakfast

Batesville Masonic Lodge 668 will serve a monthly all-you-can-eat breakfast April 7, 6-10 a.m. Minimum donation: adults, $5; children 6-12, $3; under 6, free. Takeout orders: 934-3144.

 

Wednesday, April 11

Card Party

The St. Anne’s Ladies Sodality is sponsoring a card party  April 11, 1-4:30 p.m., St. Anthony Catholic Church, Morris, lower hall.

 

Thursday, April 12

Ladies’ Auxiliary

The Batesville Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3183 Ladies’ Auxiliary will meet April 12, 7 p.m., post home. Info: Patti Weberding, 934-3644.

 

Saturday, April 14

After Hours

Concert Series

Mark Buselli and the Ball State University Big Band performs a free show as part of the Batesville Memorial Public Library After Hours Concert Series April 14, 7 p.m.

 

Tuesday, April 17

BAHS Meeting

The Batesville Area Historical Society will meet April 17, 7 p.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library.

 

Thursday, April 19

Scholarship Deadline

Nora E. Wonning Scholarship Trust Fund first-year and renewal applications are available from Batesville High School and Oldenburg Academy guidance counselors’ offices  and due to BHS principal Sherri Preston  by 4 p.m. April 19.

 

Wednesday, April 25

Quiltmakers

Batesville Quiltmakers will meet April 25, St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Crossroads, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Info and program details: Carolyn Tully, 812-689-7012.

 

Tuesday, May 1

Scrapbooking

The Sassy Scrappers scrapbooking group for ladies 12 and older meets the first and third Tuesdays of each month, including May 1, 6 p.m., Church on the Rock, 407 N. Township Line Road. Participants should bring their own supplies. RSVP so work spaces and refreshments can be arranged: 934-3154.

 

Wednesday, May 2

Live Y’ers

Live Y’ers, organized by the Southeastern Indiana YMCA for those 55 and older, will meet May 2, 11 a.m.-noon, YMCA adult lounge. Info: 934-6006.

La Leche League

La Leche League of Sunman, a breast-feeding support group, will meet May 2, 5-6 p.m., at Dr. Suzanne Martini’s office, Sunman. Expectant and breast-feeding moms welcome. Info: 812-654-2593.

Auxiliary Meeting

The Knights of St. John ladies auxiliary will meet at the Knights home May 2, 7 p.m. Info: Katy Hortemiller, 934-5267.

 

Thursday, May 3

Masonic Meeting

Batesville Free and Accepted Masonic Lodge 668 will hold its monthly meeting May 3, 7 p.m.

 

Saturday, May 5

Masonic Breakfast

Batesville Masonic Lodge 668 will serve a monthly all-you-can-eat breakfast May 5, 6-10 a.m. Minimum donation: adults, $5; children 6-12, $3; under 6, free. Takeout orders: 934-3144.

 

Wednesday, May 9

Card Party

The St. Anne’s Ladies Sodality is sponsoring a card party  May 9, 1-4:30 p.m., St. Anthony Catholic Church, Morris, lower hall.

 

Thursday, May 10

Ladies’ Auxiliary

The Batesville Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3183 Ladies’ Auxiliary will meet May 10, 7 p.m., post home. Info: Patti Weberding, 934-3644.

 

Wednesday, May 23

Quiltmakers

Batesville Quiltmakers will meet May 23, St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Crossroads, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Info and program details: Carolyn Tully, 812-689-7012.

 

Saturday, May 26

After Hours

Concert Series

Southern Indiana’s Troubadours of Divine Bliss perform a free folk music show as part of the Batesville Memorial Public Library After Hours Concert Series May 26, 7 p.m.

 

Saturday, June 2

Masonic Breakfast

Batesville Masonic Lodge 668 will serve a monthly all-you-can-eat breakfast June 2, 6-10 a.m. Minimum donation: adults, $5; children 6-12, $3; under 6, free. Takeout orders: 934-3144.

 

Tuesday, June 5

Scrapbooking

The Sassy Scrappers scrapbooking group for ladies 12 and older meets the first and third Tuesdays of each month, including June 5, 6 p.m., Church on the Rock, 407 N. Township Line Road. Participants should bring their own supplies. RSVP so work spaces and refreshments can be arranged: 934-3154.

 

Wednesday, June 6

Live Y’ers

Live Y’ers, organized by the Southeastern Indiana YMCA for those 55 and older, will meet June 6, 11 a.m.-noon, YMCA adult lounge. Info: 934-6006.

La Leche League

La Leche League of Sunman, a breast-feeding support group, will meet June 6, 5-6 p.m., at Dr. Suzanne Martini’s office, Sunman. Expectant and breast-feeding moms welcome. Info: 812-654-2593.

Auxiliary Meeting

The Knights of St. John ladies auxiliary will meet at the Knights home June 6, 7 p.m. Info: Katy Hortemiller, 934-5267.

 

Thursday, June 7

Masonic Meeting

Batesville Free and Accepted Masonic Lodge 668 will hold its monthly meeting June 7, 7 p.m.

 

Wednesday, June 13

Card Party

The St. Anne’s Ladies Sodality is sponsoring a card party  June 13, 1-4:30 p.m., St. Anthony Catholic Church, Morris, lower hall.

 

Thursday, June 14

Ladies’ Auxiliary

The Batesville Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3183 Ladies’ Auxiliary will meet June 14, 7 p.m., post home. Info: Patti Weberding, 934-3644.

 

Tuesday, June 19

BAHS Meeting

The Batesville Area Historical Society will meet June 19, 7 p.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library.

 

Wednesday, June 27

Quiltmakers

Batesville Quiltmakers will meet June 27, St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Crossroads, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Info and program details: Carolyn Tully, 812-689-7012.

 

Saturday, Aug. 25

After Hours

Concert Series

Acoustic folk quartet Wild Carrot and the Roots Band, Cincinnati, performs a free show as part of the Batesville Memorial Public Library After Hours Concert Series Aug. 25, 7 p.m. 

 

Saturday, Oct. 6

After Hours

Concert Series

Jazz pianist Dave Hepler, Indianapolis, performs a free show as part of the Batesville Memorial Public Library After Hours Concert Series Oct. 6, 7 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Saturday, Feb. 11

Grower/Producer 

Conference

The Journey to Local Sustainable Food Grower/Producer  Conference is Feb. 11, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Sherman House. Speakers, vendors, lunch. The cost is $15, payable at the door. Info and to register (preferably by Feb. 6): Kathy Cooley, 934-6677.

Steak Fry and Dance

Prell-Bland American Legion Post 271 is hosting a steak fry and dance Feb. 11. Social hour, 6-7 p.m.; dinner, 7 p.m.; dance, 8 p.m. Cost: $15. Info and tickets: John Baumer, 934-4309.

Evening of

Sweet Dreams

An Evening of Sweet Dreams, sponsored by the Arts & Cultural Council of Decatur County, is Feb. 11, 6 p.m., Greensburg Knights of Columbus hall, 1308 W. Main St. Dinner and dancing. Tickets are $40 per person. Info and to purchase tickets: www.artsingreensburg.com or 812-663-8600.

Valentine Dance

St. Anne’s Ladies Society is hosting a St. Valentine’s Day Dance with music by Music-N-Motion Feb. 11, 7:30-11:30 p.m., Schad Hall, Morris. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets: $10 in advance; $15 at the door. Bring your own beverages. Silent auction. Proceeds go toward St. Anne’s Ladies Society and St. Anthony’s Preschool. Info and tickets: Lisa Ludwig, 812-623-2128 or tltjkd@etczone.com.

 

Sat.-Thu., Feb. 11-23

Buy One Get One

The Batesville High School freshman class will be selling Buy One Get One Free cards Feb. 11-23. Cost $5. Proceeds will be used for their Spring 2014 prom. Info: 934-4384.

 

Sunday, Feb. 12

Sweetheart Breakfast

St. Louis Ladies Auxiliary 11 of the Knights of St. John are sponsoring a sweetheart breakfast Feb. 12, 7 a.m.-noon, Knights home. Charities will be remembered with a freewill offering. Info: Katy Hortemiller, 934-5267.

Stillboard/Trap Shoot

St. Anne’s Catholic Church, Hamburg, is sponsoring a trap and stillboard shoot Feb. 12, 11 a.m., Tri-Township Conservation Club, Oldenburg.  Prizes: meat and money.

Pro-Life Bowl and Dinner

The 24th annual Pro-Life Scotch Doubles Bowl and Spaghetti Dinner is Feb. 12. Bowling shifts, 1 and 3 p.m., East Bowl. Dinner, 4 p.m., Knights of Columbus clubroom. Cost: $24 for two for bowling and dinner; dinner only, freewill offering. Families welcome. Tickets: 934-4054. Proceeds benefit area pro-life groups.

 

Mon.-Mon., Feb. 13-20

YMCA Registration

The Southeastern Indiana YMCA Spring I session program registration begins Feb. 13 for members and Feb. 16 for potential members. Programs begin Feb. 20. Info: www.siymca.org or 934-6006.

 

Tuesday, Feb. 14

Library Happenings

The Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will sponsor Knit Night Feb. 14, 6 p.m. Info: 812-663-2826.

Solo Card Party

The Knights of St. John, Batesville, will host a solo card party Feb. 14, 7 p.m.

Alzheimer’s Group

Caregivers of Alzheimer’s disease patients will meet Feb. 14, 7 p.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library. Info: 888-422-2691.

Tea Party Meeting

Don Bates, a candidate for Indiana 6th District Representative seat, will be the speaker at the Feb. 14 Batesville Area Tea Party meeting, 7 p.m., LaRosa’s Pizzeria.

 

Feb. 15 and 23

Kindergarten Parent Meetings

Batesville Community School Corp. will host kindergarten parent meetings Feb. 15 and 23, 6-7 p.m., Batesville Primary School cafeteria, to present full and half day options for the 2012-13 school year. Parents should attend one of these meetings.

 

Thursday, Feb. 16

OFC Program

T’ai chi chih will be presented on five Thursdays (Feb. 16-March 22), 7-8:30 p.m., Oldenburg Franciscan Center. Cost: $15 each or $65 for the series. Info: 933-6437 or center@oldenburgosf.com.

 

Friday, Feb. 17

Fish Fry

The Batesville Knights of St. John will hold a fish fry Feb. 17, 4:30-8 p.m. Carryouts: 934-2641.

Library Happenings

The Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will sponsor February Fun and Frolic! for grades 6-12 Feb. 17, 7 p.m. Info: 812-663-2826.

 

Saturday, Feb. 18

OFC Program

“Hope in Diversity: Looking at Our Relationships” will be presented Feb. 18, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Oldenburg Franciscan Center. Cost: $45. Info and reservations: 933-6437 or center@oldenburgosf.com.

Cornhole Tournament

The East Central Trojan Baseball Boosters are hosting a cornhole tournament Feb. 18, noon, St. John Lutheran Church, Hubbells Corner, 12523 North Dearborn Road, Sunman, Fellowship Hall. Cost: adults, $40 per team; students, $30 per team. Registration, 11 a.m. Info: Laura Soos, 513-205-7995 or lauraasoos@gmail.com.

Chili and Soup Dinner

St. Maurice Catholic Church, Greensburg, is having a chili and chicken noodle soup dinner Feb. 18, 4:30-7 p.m., parish hall. Freewill offering.

 

Sunday, Feb. 19

Breakfast

Oldenburg Knights of St. John will host a breakfast Feb. 19, 7 a.m.-noon, Holy Family Church cafeteria. Freewill offering. Partial proceeds benefit Tri-County Council for Special People.

Stillboard/Trap Shoot

The Batesville Veterans of Foreign Wars Men’s Auxiliary will have a stillboard and trapshoot Feb. 19, 11 a.m., Tri-Township Conservation Club, Oldenburg.  Prizes: meat and money.

Healthy Kids Carnival

The Southeastern Indiana YMCA Healthy Kids Day Carnival, which is open to the public, is Feb. 19, 1-3:30 p.m., YMCA gymnasium. Info: 934-6006.

 

Monday, Feb. 20

Inviting Catholics Home

Inviting Catholics Home, a program for nonpracticing Catholics who are seeking answers to questions about returning to the church, will be held Feb. 20 and 27 and March 5 and 12, 7-8 p.m., St. Joseph Catholic Church, St. Leon. Info: 812-623-3642.

Social Security Meeting Deadline

A meeting explaining the basics of the Social Security program and benefits will be held Feb. 23, 7 p.m., St. Mark Evangelical Lutheran Church. Enter through ground-level double doors on West Pearl Street. RSVP by Feb. 20: Diane Buzard, 934-4246 or dbstmark @gmail.com. Please include number of people attending, names and phone numbers.

 

Tuesday, Feb. 21

FAFSA Workshop

A Free Application for Federal Student Aid workshop is Feb. 21, 1-7 p.m., Franklin County High School. National Center for College Costs experts  will help families complete the FAFSA and answer questions. Also, Feb. 27, Oldenburg Academy.

BAHS Meeting

The Batesville Area Historical Society will meet Feb. 21, 7 p.m., BAHS Museum. Bruce Rippe will talk about the progress being made on Romweber Flats.

 

Wednesday, Feb. 22

Quiltmakers

Batesville Quiltmakers will meet Feb. 22, St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Crossroads, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Info and program details: Carolyn Tully, 812-689-7012.

Library Happenings

The Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will sponsor a homeschool movie program, “Charlotte’s Web,” Feb. 22, 2 p.m. Info: 812-663-2826.

Fish Fry

The St. Louis School seventh grade fish fry is Feb. 22, 4-7:30 p.m. Freewill offering. Proceeds go toward their eighth-grade class trip.

 

Friday, Feb. 24

Fish Fry

Eagle Fire Co., Oldenburg, is hosting a fish fry Feb. 24, 4-7 p.m., Holy Family Catholic Church cafeteria, Oldenburg. Cost: adults, $9; children, $5.

Fish Fry

St. Martin Catholic Church, Yorkville, is holding a fish fry Feb. 24, 4:30-7 p.m.

 

Saturday, Feb. 25

Ballroom Dance Lessons

Free ballroom dance lessons will be presented Feb. 25 and March 3, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Ault Chiropractic, 701 Tekulve Avenue. The final lesson takes place March 10 during the Glenn Miller Orchestra dinner/dance event. Info: 933-0355.

 

Sunday, Feb. 26

Stillboard/Trap Shoot

Tri-Township Conservation Club, Oldenburg, will host a stillboard and trap shoot Feb. 26, 11 a.m.  Prizes: meat and money.

“God With Us”

Elaine Bergman and Pam Crum, Sunman, will present “God With Us,” a free classical, traditional and contemporary sacred music concert Feb. 26, 1:30 p.m., Adams Lutheran Church. Info: 812-623-3380.

Girl Scout Cookie Sale Ends

Area Girl Scouts will be selling cookies at local businesses, including Kroger, KTS Food Mart, Gillman Do It Best Home Center and Pamida, until Feb. 26.

 

Monday, Feb. 27

FAFSA Workshop

A Free Application for Federal Student Aid workshop is Feb. 27, 1-7 p.m., Oldenburg Academy. National Center for College Costs experts  will help families complete the FAFSA and answer questions.

Library Happenings

The Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will sponsor a mother-daughter book discussion for grades 6-12 Feb. 27, 7 p.m. Info: 812-663-2826.

 

Tuesday, Feb. 28

Library Happenings

The Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will sponsor Knit Night Feb. 28, 6 p.m. Info: 812-663-2826.

 

Thursday, March 1

OFC Program

The Lenten Series: “Four Contemporary Stories of Discovering One’s Way” will be presented Thursdays, March 1, 8, 15 and 22, 6:30-8 p.m., Oldenburg Franciscan Center. Cost: $15 per session or two for $25. Info and reservations: 933-6437 or center@oldenburgosf.com.

OFC Program

T’ai chi Chih will be presented March 1,8 and 15, 7-8:30 p.m., Oldenburg Franciscan Center. Cost: $15 per session. Info and reservations: 933-6437 or center@oldenburgosf. com.

Masonic Meeting

Batesville Free and Accepted Masonic Lodge 668 will hold its monthly meeting March 1, 7 p.m.

 

Friday, March 2

Fish Fry

St. Martin Catholic Church, Yorkville, is holding a fish fry March 2, 4:30-7 p.m.

 

Saturday, March 3

Masonic Breakfast

Batesville Masonic Lodge 668 will serve a monthly all-you-can-eat breakfast March 3, 6-10 a.m. Minimum donation: adults, $5; children 6-12, $3; under 6, free. Takeout orders: 934-3144.

OFC Program

“What Does It Mean to Be Salt of Earth?” will be presented March 3, 9-11 a.m., Oldenburg Franciscan Center. Cost: $25. Info and reservations: 933-6437 or center@oldenburgosf.com.

Steak Fry

The Batesville Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3183 men’s auxiliary will host a steak fry March 3, 5:30-8 p.m. with music by Alan Crum and karaoke, 8:30-11:30 p.m. Cost: $20. Info and tickets: Dogger, 216-9990.

 

Sunday, March 4

Spud, Soup and Salad

St. John’s United Church of Christ, Huntersville, will have a freewill offering lunch, featuring baked potatoes, salad bar and soups March 4, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., dining room. Silent auction.

 

Tuesday, March 6

Scrapbooking

The Sassy Scrappers scrapbooking group for ladies 12 and older meets the first and third Tuesdays of each month, including March 6, 6 p.m., Church on the Rock, 407 N. Township Line Road. Participants should bring their own supplies. RSVP so work spaces and refreshments can be arranged: 934-3154.

 

Wednesday, March 7

Live Y’ers

Live Y’ers, organized by the Southeastern Indiana YMCA for those 55 and older, will meet March 7, 11 a.m.-noon, YMCA adult lounge. Info: 934-6006.

Kindergarten Registration

St. Nicholas School, Sunman, will hold kindergarten registration March 7, noon-7 p.m., for children  who will be 5 years old by Aug. 1.  Parents must bring copies of the child’s birth certificate and immunization records. Info and appointments: 812-623-2348.

La Leche League

La Leche League of Sunman, a breast-feeding support group, will meet March 7, 5-6 p.m., at Dr. Suzanne Martini’s office, Sunman. Expectant and breast-feeding moms welcome. Info: 812-654-2593.

Auxiliary Meeting

The Knights of St. John ladies auxiliary will meet at the Knights home March 7, 7 p.m. Info: Katy Hortemiller, 934-5267.

OFC Program

“Introduction to the Mayan Calendar” will be presented March 7, 14 and 21, 7-8:30 p.m, Oldenburg Franciscan Center. Cost: $15 for each session or two for $25. Info and reservations: 933-6437 or center@oldenburgosf.com.

 

Thursday, March 8

Fire Association Meeting

The Batesville Community Fire Association annual meeting is March 8, 7 p.m., firehouse. It will include a fish supper, board member election, year-end review and safety demonstration.

Ladies’ Auxiliary

The Batesville Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3183 Ladies’ Auxiliary will meet March 8, 7 p.m., post home. Info: Patti Weberding, 934-3644.

 

Friday, March 9

Fish Fry

St. Martin Catholic Church, Yorkville, is holding a fish fry March 9, 4:30-7 p.m.

 

Saturday, March 10

Bowling Fundraiser

A Dutch doubles bowling fundraiser will be held March 10, 6:30 p.m., East Bowl. Cost: $15, includes three games, shoes and snacks. Proceeds benefit East Central High School After Prom.

 

Sunday, March 11

OFC Program

“Coffee Talk – Resurrection Mysteries: New Prayers for the Rosary” will be presented March 11, 10:45 a.m.-noon, meet in Sisters of St. Francis Chapel, Oldenburg. Freewill offering. Info and reservations: 933-6437 or center@oldenburgosf.com.

 

Wed., March 14

Card Party

The St. Anne’s Ladies Sodality is sponsoring a card party  March 14, 1-4:30 p.m., St. Anthony Catholic Church, Morris, lower hall.

 

Thursday, March 15

Kindergarten Registration

Batesville Primary School will have kindergarten registration March 15, 8:15 a.m.-2:15 p.m. and 5-7:15 p.m., BPS cafeteria and gym. Children must be 5 on or before Aug. 1. Parents should only bring the kindergarten child, along with the child’s original birth certificate and current immunization records.  To schedule a half hour session: 934-4509. In case of snow, registration will be held March 20 at same scheduled times.

 

Friday, March 16

Fish Fry

St. Martin Catholic Church, Yorkville, is holding a fish fry March 16, 4:30-7 p.m.

 

Sunday, March 18

Breakfast

A breakfast will be held March 18, 7 a.m.-noon, Holy Family Catholic Church cafeteria. Proceeds help support all Religious education programs.

 

Friday, March 23

Fish Fry

St. Martin Catholic Church, Yorkville, is holding a fish fry March 23, 4:30-7 p.m.

 

March 28-29

Quiltmakers

Batesville Quiltmakers will meet March 28-29 for Sew Days, Batesville Memorial Public Library, 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Info and program details: Carolyn Tully, 812-689-7012.

 

Friday, March 30

Fish Fry

St. Martin Catholic Church, Yorkville, is holding a fish fry March 30, 4:30-7 p.m.

 

Tuesday, April 3

Scrapbooking

The Sassy Scrappers scrapbooking group for ladies 12 and older meets the first and third Tuesdays of each month, including April 3, 6 p.m., Church on the Rock, 407 N. Township Line Road. Participants should bring their own supplies. RSVP so work spaces and refreshments can be arranged: 934-3154.

 

Wednesday, April 4

Live Y’ers

Live Y’ers, organized by the Southeastern Indiana YMCA for those 55 and older, will meet April 4, 11 a.m.-noon, YMCA adult lounge. Info: 934-6006.

La Leche League

La Leche League of Sunman, a breast-feeding support group, will meet April 4, 5-6 p.m., at Dr. Suzanne Martini’s office, Sunman. Expectant and breast-feeding moms welcome. Info: 812-654-2593.

Auxiliary Meeting

The Knights of St. John ladies auxiliary will meet at the Knights home April 4, 7 p.m. Info: Katy Hortemiller, 934-5267.

 

Thursday, April 5

Masonic Meeting

Batesville Free and Accepted Masonic Lodge 668 will hold its monthly meeting April 5, 7 p.m.

 

Saturday, April 7

Masonic Breakfast

Batesville Masonic Lodge 668 will serve a monthly all-you-can-eat breakfast April 7, 6-10 a.m. Minimum donation: adults, $5; children 6-12, $3; under 6, free. Takeout orders: 934-3144.

 

Wednesday, April 11

Card Party

The St. Anne’s Ladies Sodality is sponsoring a card party  April 11, 1-4:30 p.m., St. Anthony Catholic Church, Morris, lower hall.

 

Thursday, April 12

Ladies’ Auxiliary

The Batesville Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3183 Ladies’ Auxiliary will meet April 12, 7 p.m., post home. Info: Patti Weberding, 934-3644.

 

Saturday, April 14

After Hours

Concert Series

Mark Buselli and the Ball State University Big Band performs a free show as part of the Batesville Memorial Public Library After Hours Concert Series April 14, 7 p.m.

 

Tuesday, April 17

BAHS Meeting

The Batesville Area Historical Society will meet April 17, 7 p.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library.

 

Wednesday, April 25

Quiltmakers

Batesville Quiltmakers will meet April 25, St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Crossroads, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Info and program details: Carolyn Tully, 812-689-7012.

 

Tuesday, May 1

Scrapbooking

The Sassy Scrappers scrapbooking group for ladies 12 and older meets the first and third Tuesdays of each month, including May 1, 6 p.m., Church on the Rock, 407 N. Township Line Road. Participants should bring their own supplies. RSVP so work spaces and refreshments can be arranged: 934-3154.

 

Wednesday, May 2

Live Y’ers

Live Y’ers, organized by the Southeastern Indiana YMCA for those 55 and older, will meet May 2, 11 a.m.-noon, YMCA adult lounge. Info: 934-6006.

La Leche League

La Leche League of Sunman, a breast-feeding support group, will meet May 2, 5-6 p.m., at Dr. Suzanne Martini’s office, Sunman. Expectant and breast-feeding moms welcome. Info: 812-654-2593.

Auxiliary Meeting

The Knights of St. John ladies auxiliary will meet at the Knights home May 2, 7 p.m. Info: Katy Hortemiller, 934-5267.

 

Thursday, May 3

Masonic Meeting

Batesville Free and Accepted Masonic Lodge 668 will hold its monthly meeting May 3, 7 p.m.

 

Saturday, May 5

Masonic Breakfast

Batesville Masonic Lodge 668 will serve a monthly all-you-can-eat breakfast May 5, 6-10 a.m. Minimum donation: adults, $5; children 6-12, $3; under 6, free. Takeout orders: 934-3144.

 

Wednesday, May 9

Card Party

The St. Anne’s Ladies Sodality is sponsoring a card party  May 9, 1-4:30 p.m., St. Anthony Catholic Church, Morris, lower hall.

 

Thursday, May 10

Ladies’ Auxiliary

The Batesville Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3183 Ladies’ Auxiliary will meet May 10, 7 p.m., post home. Info: Patti Weberding, 934-3644.

 

Wednesday, May 23

Quiltmakers

Batesville Quiltmakers will meet May 23, St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Crossroads, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Info and program details: Carolyn Tully, 812-689-7012.

 

Saturday, May 26

After Hours

Concert Series

Southern Indiana’s Troubadours of Divine Bliss perform a free folk music show as part of the Batesville Memorial Public Library After Hours Concert Series May 26, 7 p.m.

 

Saturday, June 2

Masonic Breakfast

Batesville Masonic Lodge 668 will serve a monthly all-you-can-eat breakfast June 2, 6-10 a.m. Minimum donation: adults, $5; children 6-12, $3; under 6, free. Takeout orders: 934-3144.

 

Tuesday, June 5

Scrapbooking

The Sassy Scrappers scrapbooking group for ladies 12 and older meets the first and third Tuesdays of each month, including June 5, 6 p.m., Church on the Rock, 407 N. Township Line Road. Participants should bring their own supplies. RSVP so work spaces and refreshments can be arranged: 934-3154.

 

Wednesday, June 6

Live Y’ers

Live Y’ers, organized by the Southeastern Indiana YMCA for those 55 and older, will meet June 6, 11 a.m.-noon, YMCA adult lounge. Info: 934-6006.

La Leche League

La Leche League of Sunman, a breast-feeding support group, will meet June 6, 5-6 p.m., at Dr. Suzanne Martini’s office, Sunman. Expectant and breast-feeding moms welcome. Info: 812-654-2593.

Auxiliary Meeting

The Knights of St. John ladies auxiliary will meet at the Knights home June 6, 7 p.m. Info: Katy Hortemiller, 934-5267.

 

Thursday, June 7

Masonic Meeting

Batesville Free and Accepted Masonic Lodge 668 will hold its monthly meeting June 7, 7 p.m.

 

Wednesday, June 13

Card Party

The St. Anne’s Ladies Sodality is sponsoring a card party  June 13, 1-4:30 p.m., St. Anthony Catholic Church, Morris, lower hall.

 

Thursday, June 14

Ladies’ Auxiliary

The Batesville Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3183 Ladies’ Auxiliary will meet June 14, 7 p.m., post home. Info: Patti Weberding, 934-3644.

 

Tuesday, June 19

BAHS Meeting

The Batesville Area Historical Society will meet June 19, 7 p.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library.

 

Wednesday, June 27

Quiltmakers

Batesville Quiltmakers will meet June 27, St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Crossroads, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Info and program details: Carolyn Tully, 812-689-7012.

 

Saturday, Aug. 25

After Hours

Concert Series

Acoustic folk quartet Wild Carrot and the Roots Band, Cincinnati, performs a free show as part of the Batesville Memorial Public Library After Hours Concert Series Aug. 25, 7 p.m. 

 

Saturday, Oct. 6

After Hours

Concert Series

Jazz pianist Dave Hepler, Indianapolis, performs a free show as part of the Batesville Memorial Public Library After Hours Concert Series Oct. 6, 7 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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