Batesville Herald Tribune, Batesville, Indiana

April 16, 2013

Activities as of April 16


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BATESVILLE — Please submit news for Activities to diane.raver @batesvilleheraldtribune.com. 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.



Wed., April 17

Contemplative Prayer

April 17, 3-4:30 p.m., Oldenburg Franciscan Center. Cost: $5. Info and RSVP: 933-6437 or center@oldenburgosf.com.

Southeastern Indiana Economic Opportunity Corp. Workshop

Eco-healthy child care will be presented April 17, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Batesville. RSVP: 800-755-8558, Ext. 232.

Stolen Kisses Hatch a Murder

The 1948 murder of Morris Abbott will be discussed by Mike Condo, son of defense attorney Gilbert Condo, April 17, 6:30 p.m., Brookville Library. Info: 765-647-4031.

Church on the Rock Guest Speaker

The Rev. Jamie Englehart will talk April 17, 6:30 p.m. Info: 934-5192.



April 17-May 20

Batesville Knights of St. John Mission Team Gift Certificate Sale

Five Oaks Lawn and Garden gift certificates will be available through May 20 from team members, at Geis Electronics or Curves or by calling Mary Jo Wuestefeld at 934-3822. Proceeds help fund 30 youth and adults going to Parma, Ohio, in June to help the needy.



Thursday, April 18

Nora E. Wonning Scholarship Trust Fund Deadline

First-year and renewal applications, available at Batesville High School and Oldenburg Academy guidance counselors’ offices, are due to BHS principal Sherri Preston by April 18, 4 p.m.

Coffee Social

April 18, 4:30-6:30 p.m., St. Peter’s United Church of Christ, Fink’s Road, Osgood. Freewill offering.

Summer Swimming Lessons Registration

Offered by East Central Swim Team for ages 4 and up. Each session consists of eight, 40-minute classes taught by lifeguard certified instructors. Registration is April 18, 5-7 p.m., East Central High School. Cost: $55-$60.Info: bsloveless@sunmandearborn.k12.in.us or 812-576-4811, Ext. 11603.

Southeastern Indiana Economic Opportunity Corp. Workshop

Safe sleeping practices and reducing the risk of sudden infant death syndrome in child care will be presented April 18, 6-8:30 p.m., Sunman. Info and RSVP: 800-755-8558.

Greensburg-Decatur County Library Happenings

Newspaper Blackout Poetry for grades 6-12  takes place April 18, 6:30 p.m. Info: 812-663-2826.

Southeastern Indiana Economic Opportunity Corp. Conference Deadline

The Prevent Child Abuse and Neglect Conference “Don’t Feed the Bully” is April 27, 8:15 a.m.-2 p.m., Ivy Tech Community College, 50 Walnut St., Lawrenceburg. Free. Lunch, $5. RSVP by April 18: www.sieoc.org or 812-926-1585.

Franklin County Humane Society Auction Donations

Large auctionable donations (no clothes) will be accepted for the April 20 fundraiser until April 18.  To make pickup or delivery arrangements: 765-647-1444.



Friday, April 19

Sassy Scrappers

The scrapbooking group for ladies 12 and up will meet April 19, 6-11 p.m., Church on the Rock Assembly of God. Bring supplies. Shawna Howell of Stampin Up will be there. RSVP: 934-3154.



Saturday, April 20

Hospice of Margaret Mary Community Hospital 5K

April 20, 8:30 a.m.,  parking lot. Cost: $15. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. Info and RSVP: mmhhospice5k.kintera.org or 933-5257.

Jung Series: Liminal Space and Transformation

April 20, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Oldenburg Franciscan Center. Cost: $45 includes lunch. Info and RSVP: 933-6437 or center@oldenburgosf.com.

Wildflower Hike

April 20, 10 a.m., Versailles State Park Oak Grove Shelter parking lot. Free with  $5 vehicle entrance fee. Info: 812-689-7431.

Whitewater Valley Walkers 10K

April 20, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Whitewater Canal State Historic Site grist mill, Metamora. Free, but persons who want Indiana Volkssport Association credit will pay $12. Info: Denny Fritz, 812-584-2687 or ddfritz@aol.com.

Franklin County Humane Society

Fundraiser

April 20, noon-6 p.m., AMVETS Post 13, 515 S. State St., West Harrison.

Features auction, food, games, raffles and pets for adoption, Info: 765-647-1444.

Spring Tea

April 20, 1-3 p.m., St. Louis old gym. Cost: $10. RSVP: Dee Dee Kaiser, 812-212-2393 or jakai ser@etczone.com.

St. Maurice Church Smorgasbord Dinner

April 20, 4-7:30 p.m., Parish Activity Center, Napoleon. Cost: adults, $10; ages 6-12, $4; ages 5 and under, free.

Tenderloin Dinner

April 20, 5-7:30 p.m., St. John Lutheran Church, Hubbells Corner, Sunman. Freewill offering.

Batesville Memorial Public Library After Hours Concert

Planet D Nonet will perform April 20, 7 p.m., library. Free. Info: www.ebatesville.com/library/after.html or 934-4706.



Sunday, April 21

Church on the Rock Missions Convention

April 21, 10 a.m., Batesville and Versailles churches, followed by lunch at Batesville. Info: 934-5192.



Monday, April 22

East Central Swim Team

Registration, try-outs and first practices for middle and high school and club students begins April 22, 5:30 p.m., East Central High School pool. Cost: $200-$300. Info: bsloveless@sunmandearborn.k12.in.us or 812-576-4811, Ext. 11603.



Ladies Day RSVP Deadline

Sally Morris, Ripley County Community Foundation executive director, will be the speaker at the April 28 event. Pitch-in meal, 4 p.m., Batesville United Methodist Church fellowship hall. RSVP by April 22: 934-3137.



Wednesday, April 24

Batesville Quiltmakers

Meet April 24, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library. Info: Carlan Bischoff, 932-5050.

Brookville/Franklin County Chamber of Commerce Professional Administrative Lunch

Dietitian Becky Hand will discuss “Meals in Minutes: Recipes and Tips to Speedyize Your Kitchen” April 24, 11 a.m. and 12:15 p.m. seatings, FCN Bank Hospitality Room, Brookville. Cost: $12. RSVP: 765-647-3177 or info@fcchamber.net.

Batesville Toastmasters

Meet the second and fourth Wednesdays, including April 24, noon-1 p.m. Info: 934-3462.

Batesville Swim Team Summer Registration

April 24, 7 p.m., Batesville Middle School Commons. Info or if unable to attend: Patricia Hatcher, 812-212-1317 or phatcher@etczone.com.



April 25-28

Friends of the Greensburg-Decatur County Library Book Sale

April 26, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; April 27, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; and April 28, 1-3 p.m. Friends members can shop April 25, 6 p.m. Info: 812-663-2826.



Friday, April 26

Franklin County Soil and Water Conservation District Tree Giveaway

April 26, 9 a.m., 10165 Oxford Pike, Brookville. Canned food donations for the Brookville food pantry are appreciated.



April 26-28

Women’s Shoot

April 26-28, National Muzzle Loading Rifle Association, Friendship. Info: Tina Hitchner, 859-236-2102 or www.nmlra.org.



Saturday, April 27

Holly Bruns 5K Memorial Walk/Run

April 27, 10 a.m., Oldenburg Academy. Registration begins at 9 a.m. Proceeds benefit OA’s Holly Bruns Scholarship. Info: www.oldenburgacademy.org/alumni/holly-bruns-5k -memorial-walkrun or Nita Mauer, 513-382-1922.

Earth Day Program

For children in grades K-6, April 27, 11 a.m.-noon, Tyson Library, 325 W. Tyson St., Versailles.

Franklin County Humane Society Low-Cost Pet Vaccination Clinic

April 27, 1-4 p.m., Franklin County Fairgrounds, Brookville. Vaccinations, flea and tick prevention and microchips. Costs range from $8-$20.  Credit and debit cards accepted, but not checks. Info: 765-647-1444.

Kevin Wallpe Benefit

A freewill offering chicken dinner is April 27, 5-7 p.m., Batesville Knights of Columbus hall, for the young man who suffered a severe brain injury after being struck by a car. Music by 5 Lights follows until 11 p.m.  All proceeds go toward medical and travel expenses.

Batesville High School Battle of the Bands

April 27, 7-11 p.m., Batesville Middle School old gym. Proceeds from $5 admissions will support BHS music programs. Info: Taaron Meyers, tmeyers@etczone.com or 934-6375.

Franklin County Extension Homemakers Scholarship Deadline

Applications for a $500 scholarship that will be awarded to a county senior must be postmarked by April 27. Forms are available from high school guidance counselors, the extension office or www.extension.purdue.edu/franklin.  



Tuesday, April 30

Join Cub Scouts Recruitment Night

April 30, 6:30 p.m., Batesville Primary School cafeteria, for parents and boys in grades K-4. Info or if unable to attend: Amy McKell, 812-212-9137 or amy@agpro.net.



Wednesday, May 1

La Leche League of Sunman

The breast-feeding support group meets May 1, 5-6 p.m., Dr. Suzanne Martini’s office, Sunman. Info: 812-654-2593.

FarmFresh Community-Supported Agriculture

Sign-ups for reserving a share of weekly boxes of local produce continues until May 1. Pickup sites are midweek in Batesville and Bright. Info: www.laugheryvalleygrowers.com.



Thursday, May 2

Prayer Breakfast and Service

On May 2 for the National Day of Prayer, the city of Batesville; Kiwanis, Lions and Rotary clubs; and Batesville Ministerial Association will sponsor a breakfast, 7-8 a.m., Sherman House, Cost: $8. RSVP: 812-212-6177; service, noon-12:30 p.m., downtown gazebo.

Batesville Free and Accepted Masonic Lodge 668

Meets May 2, 7 p.m.



Friday, May 3

Ripley County Food Pantry Large Food Giveaway

May 3, 11 a.m. until food runs out, Osgood fairgrounds, for needy in Laughery, Center, Jackson, Johnson and Otter Creek townships.

Batesville Beautification League

Meets the first Fridays, including May 3, noon, Sherman House. Info: Judy Schath, 934-3234.



Saturday, May 4

Batesville Masonic Lodge 668 Breakfast

May 4, 6-10 a.m. Minimum donation: adults, $5; children 6-12, $3; under 6, free. Takeout orders: 934-3144.

New Alsace Conservation Club Fishing Derby

May 4, 7 a.m.-5 p.m., Lake in the Pines, New Alsace. Registration begins at 6 a.m. Cost: adults and kids 12 and up, $18; under 12, free.

Trooper Andrew Winzenread Memorial Golf Tournament RSVP Deadline

May 4, 8 a.m. tee time, North Branch Golf Course, 8492 E. Base Road, Greensburg. Cost: $200 per four-person team must be received by April 23. For registration forms: kelley@indianas finest.com or 800-382-1104. Proceeds benefit Trooper Andrew Winzenread Memorial Scholarship Fund.

First Saturday Hike

May 4, 9 a.m., Versailles State Park Oak Grove Shelter parking lot. Free with  $5 vehicle entrance fee. Info: 812-689-7431.



Sat.-Sun., May 4-5

“Dead Serious

About Life”

May 4, 6 p.m., and May 5, 3 p.m., South Dearborn High School. The musical deals with teen issues. Tickets are $8 in advance, $9 at door: 800-459-7268 or www.mish-inc.com.



Sunday, May 5

Pitch-in Lunch

May 5, noon, Versailles State Park Oak Grove Shelter, sponsored by Friends of VSP. Bring food to share; eating utensils and iced tea provided. Cornhole and other games. Free with  $5 vehicle entrance fee. Info: 812-689-7431.

Christian Motorcyclists Association No. 752

Meets May 5, Hog Rock Cafe, 101 E. Carr St., Milan. Food and fellowship, 1 p.m.; meeting, 2 p.m. Info: 812-654-3713 or CMAUSA.org.



Monday, May 6

Batesville Casket Co. Doll Plant Gathering

Retirees and spouses meet the first Monday of the odd numbered months, including May 6, 11:30 a.m., Osgood Grub Co. for an all-you-can-eat buffet. Cost: $10.62 includes tip.



Tuesday, May 7

Napoleon Senior Club

Meets May 7, 6 p.m., Napoleon Community Center. Bring a covered dish and table service. Info: Jean Huber, 934-2245.



Wednesday, May 8

Batesville Toastmasters

Meet the second and fourth Wednesdays, including May 8, noon-1 p.m. Info: 934-3462.

St. Anne’s Ladies Sodality Card Party

May 8, 1-4:30 p.m., St. Anthony Catholic Church, Morris, lower hall.



Friday, May 10

Ripley County Property Tax Bills

Due on or before May 10.  Info: Treasurer Amy Copeland, 812-689-6352.



Tuesday, May 14

“Tunes Through Time: Old  Times” Music

May 14, 6:30-8 p.m.,  Brookville Library.



Thursday, May 16

Jac-Cen-Del Athletes’ Sports Physicals

Offered by Margaret Mary Community Hospital and its physicians May 16, 5-7 p.m., Osgood Primary Care. Cost: $20.



Fri.-Sat., May 17-18

Franklin County Quilt Show

May 17, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; and May 18, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., former Brookville High School gym, 1010 Franklin Ave. Sponsored by Franklin County Extension Homemakers and Quilt Batts. Cost: $5. Info: Mary Cheek, 765-647-0797.



Saturday, May 18

Batesville Memorial Public Library After Hours Concert

Yayoi and New Brazil will perform May 18, 7 p.m., BMPL. Free. Info: www.ebatesville.com/library/after.html or 934-4706.



Sunday, May 19

St. Paul’s Ladies Sodality Breakfast

May 19, 7:30 a.m.-noon, St. Paul’s Catholic Church hall, New Alsace. Freewill donation.



Monday, May 20

Batesville Knights of St. John Mission Team Gift Certificate Sale Ends

Five Oaks Lawn and Garden gift certificates will be available through May 20 from team members, at Geis Electronics or Curves or by calling Mary Jo Wuestefeld at 934-3822. Proceeds help fund 30 youth and adults going to Parma, Ohio, in June to help the needy.



Tuesday, May 21

National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association

Meets the third Tuesday, including May 21, 10 a.m., Ponderosa Steakhouse, Greensburg. Info: 765-629-2720.



Wednesday, May 22

Batesville Quiltmakers

Meet May 22, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library. Info: Carlan Bischoff, 932-5050.

Batesville Toastmasters

Meet the second and fourth Wednesdays, including May 22, noon-1 p.m. Info: 934-3462.



Wednesday, May 29

Greensburg-Decatur County Library Happenings

On May 29, a make-and-take craft takes place 4-7 p.m.; and Silly Safaris, 6 p.m. Info: 812-663-2826.



Thursday, May 30

Greensburg-Decatur County Library Happenings

On May 30, Make It–Take it Thursday takes place while supplies last; and teen program, 1 p.m. Info: 812-663-2826.



Friday, May 31

Greensburg-Decatur County Library Happenings

A family movie takes place May 31, 10 a.m. Info: 812-663-2826.



Saturday, June 1

Batesville Masonic Lodge 668 Breakfast

June 1, 6-10 a.m. Minimum donation: adults, $5; children 6-12, $3; under 6, free. Takeout orders: 934-3144.

Women’s Hike

June 15, 10 a.m., Versailles State Park Oak Grove Shelter parking lot. Complimentary adult refreshments provided. Cost is $10, which goes to Friends of VSP for park projects, plus $5 vehicle entrance fee. Preregister by June 1: 812-689-7431.



Sunday, June 2

Christian Motorcyclists Association No. 752

Meets June 2, Hog Rock Cafe, 101 E. Carr St., Milan. Food and fellowship, 1 p.m.; meeting, 2 p.m. Info: 812-654-3713 or CMAUSA.org.



Tuesday, June 4

Napoleon Senior Club

Meets June 4, 6 p.m., Napoleon Community Center. Bring a covered dish and table service. Info: Jean Huber, 934-2245.



Wed., June 5

La Leche League of Sunman

The breast-feeding support group meets June 5, 5-6 p.m., Dr. Suzanne Martini’s office, Sunman. Info: 812-654-2593.



Thursday, June 6

Batesville Free and Accepted Masonic Lodge 668

Meets June 6, 7 p.m.



Friday, June 7

Ripley County Food Pantry Large Food Giveaway

June 7, 11 a.m. until food runs out, Osgood fairgrounds, for needy in Laughery, Center, Jackson, Johnson and Otter Creek townships.

Batesville Beautification League

Meets the first Fridays, including June 7, noon, Sherman House. Info: Judy Schath, 934-3234.



Tuesday, June 11

“Tunes Through Time: Folk  Times”

June 11, 6:30-8 p.m.,  Brookville Library.



Wednesday, June 12

St. Anne’s Ladies Sodality Card Party

June 12, 1-4:30 p.m., St. Anthony Catholic Church, Morris, lower hall.



Tuesday, June 18

National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association

Meets the third Tuesday, including June 18, 10 a.m., Ponderosa Steakhouse, Greensburg. Info: 765-629-2720.

Batesville Area Historical Society

Meets June 18, 7 p.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library. Info: 934-2608.



Wednesday, June 26

Batesville Quiltmakers

Meet June 26, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library. Info: Carlan Bischoff, 932-5050.



Wednesday, Aug. 7

Salute a Soldier 5K Run/Walk Sponsors’ Deadline

Sponsorship forms are due by Aug. 7 for the first annual event Sept. 7 to honor all servicemembers. Hosted by Sunman American Legion Post 337. Info:  Rita Seig, 812-209-9099.



Monday, Aug. 19

Franklin County Historical Society

“Pioneer Association of Franklin and Union Counties, Ind., and Butler County, Ohio” by Mike Condo will be presented Aug. 19,  Goldfinch Diner, 11161 U.S. 52:  6 p.m., dinner; 7 p.m. Come a little earlier to order from the menu.  RSVP requested:  Pam Beneker, 765-647-7365.



Monday, Oct. 21

Franklin County Historical Society Program

Oct. 21, Brookville United Methodist Church, 150 E. Eighth St.:  6 p.m., dinner; 7 p.m., program, topic to be announced, county historian John Newman. Cost: $10. RSVP required: Pam Beneker, 765-647-7365.



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