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.
Wednesday, Dec. 18
Batesville Christian Church will host a blood drive Dec. 18, 1-7 p.m. Info: 934-5147. For appointments: www.hoxworth.org/groups/bcc.
Contemplative Prayer will be presented Dec. 18, 3-4:30 p.m., Oldenburg Franciscan Center. Cost: $5. Info: 933-6437 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kids can make holiday ornaments Dec. 18, 3-7 p.m., Brookville and Laurel libraries. Info: 765-647-4031 or 765-698-2582.
The Sunman Elementary School concert is Dec. 18, 7 p.m., East Central High School Performing Arts Center.
Thursday, Dec. 19
The St. Paul School, New Alsace, concert is Dec. 19, 6:30 p.m., gym.
The East Central High School band concert is Dec. 19, 7 p.m., Performing Arts Center.
Friday, Dec. 20
A card party will take place Dec. 20, 1:30-4 p.m., St. Andrews Health Campus. Info: Kristin Rowland, 934-5090.
The deadline is Dec. 20 for singers to participate in a Jan. 5 choral workshop and concert led by well-known composerPepper Choplin at Holy Family Catholic Church. The event is sponsored by Batesville United Methodist Church and Rural Alliance for the Arts. The cost for the workshop and music is $10 for adult singers and free for high school students. To register: 934-3137 or batesvilleUM@etczone.com.
Fri.-Sun., Dec. 20-22
The Metamora Old-Fashioned Christmas Walk is Dec. 20-21, 10 a.m.-10 p.m.; Dec. 22, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 21
A public dance is Dec. 21, 8-11 p.m., Batesville Eagles. One-man band Gene Gillman will play country ‘50s and ‘60s music.
Sun.-Tue., Dec. 22-24
The New Point Christian Church Live Nativity is Dec. 22-24, 7-9 p.m.
Monday, Dec. 23
Kids in grades K-4 can handcraft and wrap gifts for their parents at Santa’s Workshops Dec. 23, 10 a.m., Brookville library and 2 p.m., Laurel library. RSVP: 765-647-4031 and 765-698-2582.
Teens can make Christmas crafts Dec. 23, 1-3 p.m., Tyson Library, Versailles. RSVP: www.tysonlibrary.org or 812-689-5894.