Batesville Herald Tribune, Batesville, Indiana

September 14, 2012

Activities as of Sept. 14


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Fri.-Sat., Sept. 14-15

Scrapbooking

The Sassy Scrappers second annual Fall Overnight Crop for ladies 12 and older interested in scrapbooking is Sept. 14, 6 p.m. through Sept. 15, noon, Church on the Rock. Participants should bring snacks to share. Breakfast provided. RSVP: 934-5192.

 

Saturday, Sept. 15

Free Yard Sale

The Batesville Vineyard Community Church annual free yard sale is Sept. 15, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

Car Wash

Logan Schwering will hold a freewill donation car wash Sept. 15, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Cross County Plaza parking lot behind McDonald’s. Proceeds will be used for his Eagle Scout fundraiser to design and install a green space along the newly constructed path connecting Brum Woods to the baseball/softball complex.

 

Sat.-Sun., Sept. 15-16

NMLRA Shoot

The Nationa Muzzle Loading Rifle Association’s National Championship Shoot is Sept. 15-16, Friendship. Living history demonstrations, crafts, classes, music, youth activities. Info: 800-745-1493 or nmlra@nmlra.org.

Turtle Soup Sale

St. Louis Catholic Church is having its mock turtle soup sale Sept. 15, 8 a.m.-noon, Activity Center. It will also be available at Schmidt’s Bakery during its business hours and during the church festival Sept. 16 while supplies last. Cost: gallon, $12; half gallon, $6; quart, $3.

 

Monday, Sept. 17

Historical Dinner

A Franklin County Historical Society dinner Sept. 17, 6 p.m., Brookville Methodist Church, is followed by Dr. Wesley Rediger discussing “Equaliberty – Martin Luther King's Call to Immediate Personal Action,” 7 p.m. Dinner reservations at $12: Martha Shea, 765-647-5182.

Right to Life

Southeastern Indiana Right to Life will meet Sept. 17, 7 p.m., Versailles Church of Christ, Jarvis Drive.

FGA Meeting

Deadline

The Food and Growers Association annual meeting is open to the public Sept. 20, 6-7:30  p.m., Walhill Farm. Local food tastings, the Rev. Eric Bingaman on “Who Will Meet our Community Need for Food?” The meeting is free for FGA members and $10 for others. To RSVP by Sept.17: 812-212-2655.

 

Sept. 17-24

YMCA Registration

The Southeastern Indiana YMCA Fall II  session program registration begins Sept. 17 for members and Sept. 20 for potential members. Programs begin Sept. 24. Info: www. siymca.org or 934-6006.

 

Tuesday, Sept. 18

NARFE Meeting

National Active and Retired Federal Employees Chapter 813 will meet Sept. 18, 10 a.m., Ponderosa Steakhouse, Greensburg.   Lunch afterwards is optional. Info: Harold DeWitt, 765-938-2051 or blufam@frontier.com.

CMHC Open House

The Community Mental Health Center open house at its newest  facility is Sept.  18,  3-6:30 p.m., 16 N. Depot St., Batesville. Twelve clients between 18-26 who will participate in the Transition to Independence Process will live in one-bedroom apartments there.

 

Wednesday, Sept. 19

Golden Citizens

The Batesville Golden Citizens welcome card players to join them Sept. 19, 1-4 p.m., Holy Family Church, Oldenburg, Father Rudolph Room; and 6-9 p.m., Memorial Building basement. Info: Helen Ellinghausen, 934-4359.

Library Program

Jim Trumbull will present information about the Nowlin Mound located in Dearborn County Sept. 19, 6:30 p.m., Brookville Library. Info: 765-647-4031.

Harlem Wizards Game

The East Central Dancers will sponsor a  game between the Harlem Wizards, a division of the Harlem Globetrotters, and The Trojan Trolls Sept. 19, 7 p.m., East Central High School gym. Advance tickets: students and senior citizens, $8; general admission, $10; at the door, general admission, $12.

Financial Peace

Batesville Christian Church will host Financial Peace University classes beginning Sept. 19, 7 p.m. Info or to register: Eric Bingaman, 934-5147.

 

Thursday, Sept. 20

Coffee Social

St. Peter’s United Church of Christ, Fink’s Road, Osgood, will sponsor a coffee social Sept. 20, 4:30-6:30 p.m. Freewill offering.

Civil War Lecture

Northern Ohio author Rich McElroy  will discuss his latest book, “Battlefield Presidents,” and the role of women in the Civil War Sept. 20, 6 p.m., Brookville Public Library.

 

Thu.-Sat., Sept. 20-22

Library Sale

The Friends of Batesville Memorial Public Library used books, videos, CDs and audiobooks sale is Sept. 20-22, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., library annex, 10 W. Boehringer St.  Prices range from 25 cents- $1.

 

Friday, Sept. 21

Homecoming Parade

The Batesville High School Homecoming Parade is Sept. 21, 5 p.m. Lineup is at 4:30 p.m. in front of Batesville Intermediate School on Columbus Avenue. The parade will turn south on Mulberry Street, east on Catherine Street, north on Main Street, west on West Pearl Street, ending at Columbus and Mulberry.

Concert for Recovery

A Concert for Recovery presented by Stayin’ Alive, Franklin County’s Local Coordinating Council,  is Sept. 21, 7 p.m., Main Street Park, Brookville, next to the Franklin County Community Foundation office. It will  honor individuals and families who are in mental and/or substance use disorders recovery.

Youth Leadership

Program

The Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service Five-County Learn to Serve Youth Leadership Program is open to youth in grades 9-11 in Franklin, Fayette,  Rush, Union and Wayne counties. The program runs from September to March and consists of an overnight retreat and monthly sessions. Applications and recommendations are due Sept. 21. Info: extension.purdue.edu/franklin or 765-647-3511.

 

Saturday, Sept. 22

Children’s Toy

and Clothing Sale

The Sunman Elementary School Tiger PAWS (People At Work for Students) Children’s Toy and Clothing Sale is Sept. 22, 8 a.m.-noon. Cash only. Proceeds support students’ educational and recreational needs. Info: 812-623-6010 or sunmantigerpaws@yahoo.com.

Trail Trek

The Trail Trek, sponsored by the Mayor’s Youth Council, is a walk/run with two distances Sept. 22, 9 a.m., Liberty Park. Cost is $20 or $50 for a family of three or more. Forms can be downloaded at the Web site www.bates villeindiana.us/) or picked up at the Memorial Building or YMCA. Info: Nick Wanamaker, 934-9289 or nbwmaker@gmail. com.

Golf Outing

The New Alsace Conservation Club Golf Outing is Sept. 22, 9 a.m., Country View Golf Course, Dover. Proceeds are used to send fifth- and sixth-graders in need to a one-week youth camp in Tippecanoe County. The cost is $55. Info: Rob Seig, 812-623-5144 or robseig@nalu.net.

 

Sat.-Sun., Sept. 22-23

Applefest

Applefest, presented by the Kiwanis Club of Batesville,  is Sept. 22, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; and Sept. 23, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.,  Liberty Park. Entertainment, games, food, booths.

 

Sunday, Sept. 23

Train Ride

A Cincinnati Railway Co. one-hour-and-40-minute ride from Liberty Park to Greensburg and back is Sept. 23, 12:15 p.m. Tickets cost $18 for adults and $15 for seniors and children. Toddlers 2 and under sitting on laps are free. Tickets must be paid for in advance at the Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce  office, 16 E. George St.; or by credit card at 934-3101.

 

Tuesday, Sept. 25

Support Group

A support group for individuals and/or family members to receive mutual support, education, advocacy and service regarding mental health issues meets the last Tuesday of the month, including Sept. 25, 7-8:30 p.m., Decatur County Memorial Hospital, Greensburg, OB conference room. Confidentially honored. Info: Linda Ricke, 812-663-6370.

 

Wednesday, Sept. 26

Quiltmakers

Batesville Quiltmakers will meet Sept. 26, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library. Info: Carolyn Tully, 812-689-7012.

Golden Citizens

The Batesville Golden Citizens welcome card players to join them Sept. 26, 1-4 p.m. and 6-9 p.m., Memorial Building basement. Info: Helen Ellinghausen, 934-4359.

BHS College Night

The BHS College Night is Sept. 26, 6-7 p.m., auditorium. Post secondary institution representatives will conduct a panel discussion on various topics. Info: Matt Maple, mmaple@batesville.k12.in.us or 934-4384.

Habig Benefit

A benefit for Tom Habig, who has been in and out of the hospital since December following a partial lung removal for a resistant fungal infection, will be held Sept. 29, 5-10 p.m., Batesville Knights of Columbus hall. Silent auction, 5-7 p.m.; fried chicken/roast beef dinner, 6 p.m.; Now and Then Band dance 7-10 p.m. Freewill offering. Proceeds go toward medical and transportation expenses.

 

Tuesday, Oct. 2

Scrapbooking

The Sassy Scrappers scrapbooking group for ladies 12 and older meets the first and third Tuesdays of each month, including Oct. 2, 6 p.m., Church on the Rock. Participants should bring their own supplies. RSVP: 934-3154.

Napoleon

Senior Club

The Napoleon Senior Club meets Oct. 2, 6 p.m., Napoleon Community Center. Bring a covered dish and table service. Info: Jean Huber, 934-2245.

 

Wednesday, Oct. 3

La Leche League

La Leche League of Sunman, a breast-feeding support group, will meet Oct. 3, 5-6 p.m., at Dr. Suzanne Martini’s office, Sunman. Expectant and breast-feeding moms welcome. Info: 812-654-2593.

Extension Board

Positions for Teens

The Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service Board in Franklin County is looking for two county high school teens to serve  one-year terms.  Completed forms, available by contacting the extension office, and recommendations are due Oct. 3. Info: Angie Riffle, 765-647-3511 or ariffle@purdue.edu.

 

Thursday, Oct. 4

Masonic Meeting

Batesville Free and Accepted Masonic Lodge 668 will hold its monthly meeting Oct. 4, 7 p.m.

 

Thu.-Sat., Oct. 4-6

Rummage Sale

The St. John's United Church of Christ,  Huntersville, Rummage Sale is Oct. 4, 8 a.m.-7 p.m.; Oct. 5, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; and Oct. 6, 8 a.m.-3 p.m.,   old school house on Columbus Avenue. Info: 812-663-7422.

 

Fri.-Sat., Oct. 5-6

Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest is Oct. 5-6, St. Joseph American Legion Post 464, St. Leon. Friday, 5-8 p.m., fish fry, karaoke; Saturday, 4 p.m., chicken dinners; 5:30 p.m., grilled pork chop dinners; 6:45 p.m., pie auction; both days, games, food, music. All proceeds go to fund American Legion programs and community activities.

 

Saturday, Oct. 6

Masonic Breakfast

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

Fear Factory

Fear Factory is open on four Saturdays: Oct. 6 (lights on), 1-3 p.m.; Oct. 13, 10 p.m., last tour at midnight; Oct. 20 and Oct. 27, 7-10 p.m., RomWeber Marketplace, enter on Depot Street. Admission $5. Proceeds benefit Cierra’s Club.

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.

 

Sunday, Oct. 7

Holy Family Festival

The Holy Family Catholic Church, Oldenburg, festival is Oct. 7. Chicken and roast beef dinners, 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Cost: adults, $10; children, $6. Evening meal, 4:30-6:30 p.m.; lunch stand, raffles, games.

CROP Walk

The Ripley County CROP Walk to aid the hungry is Oct. 7, 1:30 p.m.,  St. John’s United Church of Christ, Huntersville. Info: www. cropwalk.org. To receive a registration packet: the Rev. Juanita Wallpe, 934-3497.

 

Wednesday, Oct. 10

Card Party

The St. Anne’s Ladies Sodality is sponsoring a card party  Oct. 10, 1-4:30 p.m., St. Anthony Catholic Church, Morris, lower hall.

 

Thursday, Oct. 11

Ladies’ Auxiliary

The Batesville Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3183 Ladies’ Auxiliary will meet Oct. 11, 7 p.m., post home. Info: Patti Weberding, 934-3644.

 

Thu.-Sun., Oct. 11-14

Book Sale

The Friends of the Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will hold its annual fall book sale Oct. 12, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Oct. 13, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; and Oct. 14, 1-3 p.m., meeting room. An early bird sale for Friends members is Oct. 11, 6-8 p.m. Info: 812-663-2826.

 

Friday, Oct. 12

RCCF Grant

Applications Due

Applications available at www.rccfonline.org for the next Ripley County Community Foundation small project grant cycle are due Oct. 12. Info: 933-1098.

 

Tuesday, Oct. 16

BAHS Meeting

The Batesville Area Historical Society will meet Oct. 16, 7 p.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library.

 

Saturday, Oct. 20

Hartman Benefit

An online auction ending Oct. 20 will raise money for cancer medical treatments for Bob Hartman, Sunman.  Persons may donate and view items at www.32auctions.com/ hartmanfundraising event or www.facebook .com/HartmanFundraisingEvent. An event featuring food, booths, kids activities and music will be held Oct. 20, 11 a.m.-11 p.m., Sunman American Legion. Info: 812-584-3307.

 

Wed.-Thu., Oct. 24-25

Quiltmakers

Batesville Quiltmakers will meet for Sew Days Oct. 24, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; and Oct. 25, 9 a.m.-9 p.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library. Info: Carolyn Tully, 812-689-7012.

 

Tuesday, Oct. 30

Support Group

A support group for individuals and/or family members to receive mutual support, education, advocacy and service regarding mental health issues meets the last Tuesday of the month, including Oct. 30, 7-8:30 p.m., Decatur County Memorial Hospital, Greensburg, OB conference room. Confidentially honored. Info: Linda Ricke, 812-663-6370.

 

Thursday, Nov. 1

Masonic Meeting

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

 

Saturday, Nov. 3

Masonic Breakfast

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

 

Tuesday, Nov. 6

Scrapbooking

The Sassy Scrappers scrapbooking group for ladies 12 and older meets the first and third Tuesdays of each month, including Nov. 6, 6 p.m., Church on the Rock. Participants should bring their own supplies. RSVP: 934-3154.

Napoleon

Senior Club

The Napoleon Senior Club meets Nov. 6, 6 p.m., Napoleon Community Center. Bring a covered dish and table service. Info: Jean Huber, 934-2245.

 

Wednesday, Nov. 7

La Leche League

La Leche League of Sunman, a breast-feeding support group, will meet Nov. 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 Nov. 7, 7 p.m. Info: Katy Hortemiller, 934-5267.

 

Thursday, Nov. 8

Ladies’ Auxiliary

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

 

Wednesday, Nov. 14

Quiltmakers

Batesville Quiltmakers will meet Nov. 14, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library. Info: Carolyn Tully, 812-689-7012.

Card Party

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

 

Tuesday, Nov. 27

Support Group

A support group for individuals and/or family members to receive mutual support, education, advocacy and service regarding mental health issues meets the last Tuesday of the month, including Nov. 27, 7-8:30 p.m., Decatur County Memorial Hospital, Greensburg, OB conference room. Confidentially honored. Info: Linda Ricke, 812-663-6370.

 

Saturday, Dec. 1

Masonic Breakfast

Batesville Masonic Lodge 668 will serve a monthly all-you-can-eat breakfast Dec. 1, 6-10 a.m. Minimum donation: adults, $5; children 6-12, $3; under 6, free. Takeout orders: 934-3144.

 

Tuesday, Dec. 4

Scrapbooking

The Sassy Scrappers scrapbooking group for ladies 12 and older meets the first and third Tuesdays of each month, including Dec. 4, 6 p.m., Church on the Rock. Participants should bring their own supplies. RSVP: 934-3154.

Napoleon

Senior Club

The Napoleon Senior Club meets Dec. 4, 6 p.m., Napoleon Community Center. Bring a covered dish and table service. Info: Jean Huber, 934-2245.

 

Wednesday, Dec. 5

La Leche League

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

 

Thursday, Dec. 6

Masonic Meeting

Batesville Free and Accepted Masonic Lodge 668 will hold its monthly meeting Dec. 6, 7 p.m.

 

Wednesday, Dec. 12

Card Party

The St. Anne’s Ladies Sodality is sponsoring a card party Dec. 12, 1-4:30 p.m., St. Anthony Catholic Church, Morris, lower hall.

 

Thursday, Dec. 13

Ladies’ Auxiliary

The Batesville Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3183 Ladies’ Auxiliary will meet Dec. 13, 7 p.m., post home. Info: Patti Weberding, 934-3644.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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