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Saturday, March 23
The 1913 Brookville flood’s 100th anniversary will be observed March 23 with the Franklin County Historical Society and descendants of the Fries family, who lost 13 members: 9:30 a.m., Mass, St. Michael Catholic Church; 11 a.m., gathering at the Fries flood memorial, U.S. 52 near the IGA parking lot; noon, light lunch, then 1 p.m. flood presentation, Brookville Knights of Columbus, 333 Main St. RSVP required: 765-647-7365.
On March 23, two Easter events will be held at Summan Community Park. A breakfast begins at 10:30 a.m. followed by egg hunts at 11 a.m. for kids up to age 10. Bring baskets.
Easter Egg Hunts
An Easter egg hunt sponsored by the Ripley County Chamber of Commerce is March 23, 11 a.m., Versailles State Park, for kids up to age 10. Bring baskets.
Easter Egg Hunt
An Easter egg hunt sponsored by the Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce and city of Batesville will be held March 23, 11:30 a.m., Liberty Park. Three age groups up to age 9. Bring baskets. In case of inclement weather, it will be held in the pavilion.
March Madness Fundraiser
Batesville Youth Football will hold a Spring March Madness Fundraiser March 23, 5-11 p.m., Batesville Knights of St. John hall. Cost: $25. Info: Chris Weiler, email@example.com or 513-404-9897.
Sunday, March 24
The Batesville Veterans of Foreign Wars Men’s Auxiliary will have a stillboard and trap shoot March 24, 11 a.m., Tri-Township Conservation Club, Oldenburg. Prizes: meat and money.
A variety stillboard shoot will be held March 24, noon, St. Nicholas Church, Sunman. Proceeds benefit St. Nicholas School.
Palm Sunday RCIA Retreat: Know God’s Love will be presented March 24, 1-5:30 p.m., Oldenburg Franciscan Center. Cost: $45, includes supper. Info and reservations: 933-6437 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Franklin County Humane Society Chili Challenge is March 24, 3 p.m., Fraternal Order of Eagles, 770 Main St., Brookville. The public may taste samples. Fees are $5 for adults, $3 for children 11-16 and free for younger kids.