Batesville Herald Tribune, Batesville, Indiana

June 7, 2012

Activities as of June 7


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Fri.-Sat., June 8-9

Garage Sale

The annual People Assisting Animals In Need garage sale is June 8, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., and June 9, 8 a.m.-noon, 1116 State Road 46 W., next to Blue Flame. All proceeds benefit local spay and neuter programs.

 

Fri.-Sun., June 8-10

Rummage Sale

The St. Louis School Annual Rummage Sale is June 8, 8 a.m.-7 p.m.; June 9, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.; and June 10, 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m. From noon-4 p.m. June 9, everything is half price and June 10 is $1 a bag.

 

Saturday, June 9

Ride to Remember

A Ride to Remember 10 military members who recently died in action begins June 9, 8 a.m., Liberty Park. The event is planned by the Indiana Patriot Guard Southeast Region.

Garden Tour

The Batesville Area Historical Society Garden Tour is June 9, 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 on tour day. They are available at the museum, 15 W. George St., Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m.-noon. Info: Carolyn Dieckmann, 812-212-9382.

“From the Farm to Your Table”

“From the Farm to Your Table” will be presented June 9, 9-11:30 a.m., Oldenburg Franciscan Center. Cost: $25, includes a tour of Michaela Farm. Info and reservations: 933-6437 or center@oldenburgosf.com.

 

June 9-July 13

BMPL Summer Reading Program

The Batesville Memorial Public Library’s Summer Reading Program, “Reading on the High Seas,” is June 9-July 13. Sign up at the library for the free program. Info: 934-4706.

 

June 9-July 17

NMLRA Spring Shoot

The National Muzzle Loading Rifle Association Spring Shoot is June 9-17, Friendship. See www. nmlra.org/ for detours around closed State Road 62. Info: 800-745-1493.

 

Monday, June 11

Library Happenings

The Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will sponsor the Space Port Moon Series June 11, 1:30 p.m. (ages 7-9); 2:30 p.m. (ages 10-12); and 3:30 p.m. (ages 13-17). Info: 812-663-2826.

Salvation Army Meeting

The Salvation Army of Ripley County is holding an open Advisory Council meeting June 11, 6 p.m., Osgood Nazarene Church Daycare Facility, 1006 N. Columbia St.

Girl Scout Early Bird Registration

Returning Girl Scouts who have not reregistered with their troop can register June 11, 6:30-8 p.m., Liberty Park shelter house No. 1 by tennis courts. Cost: $12. Those who register then will receive a free ice cream cone from Dairy Queen and an Early Bird patch.

 

Mon.-Fri., June 11-15

Luther Road

Day Camp

St. Paul Lutheran Church, Crossroads, is sponsoring Luther Road Day Camp June 11-14, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; and June 15, 9 a.m.-noon. The nondenominational curriculum includes Bible encounters, songs, crafts, games and more. The $35 nonrefundable registration fee includes snacks, lunch and T-shirt. Info or to register: 934-3970 or stpauls.crossroads@gmail.com.

 

Tuesday, June 12

Library Happenings

On June 12, the Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will sponsor the summer reading program for grades 1-5, 10 a.m., 2 and 6 p.m.; and Knit Night, 6 p.m. Info: 812-663-2826.

“Sleeping Beauty”

Batesville Memorial Public Library will sponsor The Stevens Puppets who will present “Sleeping Beauty” June 12, 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Registration is required for the free program. Sign up at the library. Info: 934-4706.

Democrats Meeting

The Ripley County Democrats will meet June 12, Browning’s Campground Restaurant, Versailles. Dinner, 6 p.m. and meeting, 7 p.m.  

Health Forum

A Community Health Needs Assessment forum is June 12, 6:30-8 p.m., Southeastern Indiana YMCA.

 

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.

Library Happenings

The Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will sponsor a Life Size Candy Land Game Family Program June 13, 2, 2:30, 3 and 3:30 p.m. Info: 812-663-2826.

Blood Drive

A blood drive will be held June 13, 2-7:30 p.m., St. Joseph American Legion Post 464, St. Leon. Info or to schedule an appointment: Al Werner, 812-576-2900.

 

Thursday, June 14

Library Happenings

On June 14, the Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will sponsor a Make It Take It Craft (Father’s Day card) while supplies last; and Teen Thursday – Create Sweet Dreams for grades 6-12, 1 p.m. Info: 812-663-2826.

Art Show Reception

The Rural Alliance for the Arts Community Art Show artists’ reception is June 14, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Hansen Center.  Artworks also will be displayed at the center June 4-14 and at local businesses June 15-July 2.

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.

 

Friday, June 15

Library Happenings

The Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will sponsor Learn to Juggle for Tweens in grades 3-5, 10 a.m. Info: 812-663-2826.

Brookville

After Hours

Music on Main and Brookville After Hours June 15 offers five activities: 6-8 p.m., three musicians on Main Street, Chicken Nugget Eating Contest, Firestone parking lot, and free samples, Tebbe Liquors; 7-9 p.m., Jump ’n Jive Show Band, Brookville Eagles Club, and Canoefest Idol tryouts, Upper Room.

 

Saturday, June 16

Car Wash

The Batesville Music Boosters are hosting a car wash June 16, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., behind McDonald’s. Freewill donation. Proceeds help pay for student costs like band camp, uniforms and trips.

Morris Firemen’s Festival

The Morris Firemen’s Festival is June 16, St. Anthony’s Catholic Church grounds. 9 a.m., 5K; 3 p.m. on, whole and half chicken carryouts and games; 4 p.m. on, raffles, dinners, band, beer garden; 9 p.m., fireworks.

Steak Dinner

St. John’s Lutheran Church, Hubbell’s Corner, will host a Steak Dinner with Dad June 16, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Freewill offering.

 

Sat.-Sun., June 16-17

Relay for Life

The Relay for Life of Ripley County is June 16, 8 a.m.-June 17, 8 a.m., Batesville High School track. Info: www.relayforlife.org/ripleycountyin.

 

Sunday, June 17

Bob Knight Speech

The Batesville Community Education Foundation will host coach Bob Knight June 17. Small meet-and-greet, 1 p.m., Hill-Rom Center; speech, 2:30 p.m., Batesville High School auditorium. Reserved-seat tickets at $50 may be purchased weekdays, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Batesville Middle School. Meet-and-greet tickets, which include premium seats at Knight’s speech, cost $150. 

 

Monday, June 18

Library Happenings

The Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will sponsor the Space Port Moon Series June 18, 1:30 p.m. (ages 7-9); 2:30 p.m. (ages 10-12); and 3:30 p.m. (ages 13-17). Info: 812-663-2826.

FCHS Picnic

and Program

The  Franklin County Historical Society pitch-in picnic is June 18, 6 p.m., Seminary Museum, 5th Street, Brookville.  Drinks provided; bring chairs. John Newman will speak on Franklin County in the Civil War.  RSVP: Pam Beneker, 765-647-7365. 

Right to Life

Right to Life of Southeastern Indiana will meet June 18, 7 p.m., Versailles Church of Christ, Jarvis Drive.

 

Mon.-Fri., June 18-22

Elm Grove VBS

Elm Grove Southern Baptist Church, 19290 Haytown Road, Metamora, will hold its vacation Bible school for kids grades Pre-K-6 June 18-22, 6-8:30 p.m. Info: Jennifer Black, 765-792-0284 or jim.jenniferblack@live.com.

 

Tuesday, June 19

Library Happenings

The Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will sponsor a Balloon Satellite Launch Workshop for grades 6-12, 9 a.m. Info: 812-663-2826.

Comedy and Juggling Show

Batesville Memorial Public Library will sponsor a Comedy and Juggling Show by Jason Huneke June 19, 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Registration is required for the free program. Sign up at the library. Info: 934-4706.

BAHS Meeting

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

 

Wednesday, June 20

Library Happenings

The Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will sponsor a Ronald McDonald Live! family program June 20, 2 p.m. Info: 812-663-2826.

Ready Indiana

Ready Indiana, the Indiana Department of Education and Indiana Chamber of Commerce workforce education initiative, will host a regional 90-minute meeting June 20, Batesville, to speak with and survey employers about how to assess high school students for the job market. Lunch will be provided. To register: www.ReadyIndiana.org/careerreadiness or Kris Deckard, 866-444-1082.

Batesville Music and

Arts Festival 5K

The Batesville Music and Arts Festival 5K Run/Walk, sponsored by Southeastern Indiana YMCA, is June 20, 5:30 p.m. (registration 4:30 p.m.), Liberty Park. Entry fees are $20 per person or $45 per household. Forms are available at the Y or www.siymca.org. Info: Angela Hurley, 934-6006.

 

Wed.-Fri., June 20-22

Batesville Music

and Arts Festival

The Batesville Music and Arts Festival is June 20, 8 p.m., Cincinnati Symphony Regional Pops Orchestra, Liberty Park; June 21, 6:30 p.m., band and Rural Alliance for the Arts mural unveiling, Walnut and George intersection;  June 22, 7:30 p.m., Texaco Country Showdown, park. Freewill collections each evening. Batesville Kiwanians will serve food and drinks starting at 6:30 p.m. at the park.

 

Thursday, June 21

Library Happenings

On June 21, the Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will sponsor a Make It Take It Craft – silly sunglasses, while supplies last; and a Balloon Satellite Launch, 7 p.m. Info: 812-663-2826.

Coffee Social

St. Peter’s United Church of Christ, Fink’s Road, Osgood, will sponsor a coffee social with southern pulled pork June 21, 4:30-6:30 p.m. Freewill offering. Half of proceeds benefit People to People Ambassador Trent Moore’s trip to Australia.

 

Thu.-Sat., June 21-23

“Annie Jr.”

The Tree County Players will present “Annie Jr.” June 21-22, 7 p.m.; and June 23, 2 p.m., Greensburg Junior High School auditorium. Cost: adults, $10; ages 18 and under, $5. Advanced tickets recommended: 812-528-5289. Remaining tickets will be sold at the door.

 

Fri.-Sun., June 22-24

Antique Tractor and Engine Show

An Antique Tractor and Engine Show will be held June 22-23, 8 a.m.-dark, and June 24, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Ripley County Fairgrounds, Osgood. Info: www.farm clubonline.com or 812-926-3654.

 

Sunday, June 24

St. Nicholas

Church Picnic

The St. Nicholas, Sunman, annual church picnic is June 24, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Info: Marilee Quick, 812-212-4828.

Fair Queen Pageant

The free Franklin County 4-H Fair Queen Pageant is June 24, 6:30 p.m., Franklin County High School auditorium, Brookville.

 

Monday, June 25

Library Happenings

On June 25, the Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will sponsor the Space Port Moon Series, 1:30 p.m. (ages 7-9); 2:30 p.m. (ages 10-12); and 3:30 p.m. (ages 13-17); and Read It and Eat! Teen Book Club for grades 6-12, 6:30 p.m. Info: 812-663-2826.

 

Tuesday, June 26

Library Happenings

On June 26, the Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will sponsor the summer reading program for grades 1-5, 10 a.m., 2 and 6 p.m.; and Knit Night, 6 p.m. Info: 812-663-2826.

“Pirate Songs, Stories and Poems”

Batesville Memorial Public Library will sponsor “Pirate Songs, Stories and Poems” by Jeff Kuehl June 26, 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Registration is required for the free program. Sign up at the library. Info: 934-4706.

 

Wednesday, June 27

Quiltmakers

Batesville Quiltmakers will meet June 27, Batesville Memorial Public Library, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Info and program details: Carolyn Tully, 812-689-7012.

Batesville Toastmasters

Batesville Toastmasters meetings, which are open to the public, will be held the last Wednesday of each month during the summer, including June 27, noon-1 p.m., Hill-Rom Global Headquarters marketing conference room. Info: Beth Inskeep, 931-2613.

Library Happenings

The Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will sponsor a Summer Reading pool party June 27, 7 p.m. Info: 812-663-2826.

 

Thursday, June 28

Library Happenings

On June 28, the Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will sponsor a Make and Take Craft – Hat’s On! (while supplies last); and Teen Thursday – Toolbox Jewelry for grades 6-12, 1 p.m. Info: 812-663-2826.

 

Saturday, June 30

Hat Display Ends

The Batesville Area Historical Society Museum hat display ends June 30, 15 W. George St. Summer hours are Tuesday and Thursday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m.-noon.

Library Happenings

The Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will sponsor a Teddy Bear Sleepover Breakfast June 30, 10 a.m. Info: 812-663-2826.

 

Tuesday, July 3

Scrapbooking

The Sassy Scrappers scrapbooking group for ladies 12 and older meets the first and third Tuesdays of each month, including July 3, 6 p.m., Church on the Rock. Participants should bring their own supplies. RSVP: 934-3154.

Napoleon

Senior Club

The Napoleon Senior Club meets July 3, 6 p.m., Napoleon Community Center. Bring a covered dish and table service. Info: Jean Huber, 934-2245.

 

Saturday, July 7

Masonic Breakfast

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

 

Tuesday, July 10

Silly Safaris

Batesville Memorial Public Library will sponsor the Silly Safaris live animal show starring Coyote Chris July 10, 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Registration is required for the free program. Sign up at the library. Info: 934-4706.

 

Wednesday, July 11

Card Party

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

 

Thursday, July 12

Masonic Meeting

Batesville Free and Accepted Masonic Lodge 668 will hold its monthly meeting July 12, 7 p.m.

Ladies’ Auxiliary

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

 

Sun.-Fri., July 15-20

Batesville Christian Church VBS

“Babylon: Daniel’s Courage in Captivity,” a family vacation Bible school, will be held July 15-20, 6-8 p.m., Batesville Christian Church. Info: 934-5147.

 

Wednesday, July 25

Quiltmakers

Batesville Quiltmakers will meet July 25, Batesville Memorial Public Library, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Info and program details: Carolyn Tully, 812-689-7012.

Batesville Toastmasters

Batesville Toastmasters meetings, which are open to the public, will be held the last Wednesday of each month during the summer, including July 25, noon-1 p.m., Hill-Rom Global Headquarters marketing conference room. Info: Beth Inskeep, 931-2613.

 

Wednesday, Aug. 1

La Leche League

La Leche League of Sunman, a breast-feeding support group, will meet Aug. 1, 5-6 p.m., at Dr. Suzanne Martini’s office, Sunman. Expectant and breast-feeding moms welcome. Info: 812-654-2593.

Ladies’ Auxiliary

The Batesville Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3183 Ladies’ Auxiliary will meet Aug. 1, 7 p.m., post home. Info: Patti Weberding, 934-3644.

 

Wed.-Thu., Aug. 1-2

BHS Parent Meetings

Two one-hour parent meetings about the Batesville High School 1:1 computer initiative are Aug. 1, noon, and Aug. 2, 7 p.m., auditorium. Students may attend.

 

Thursday, Aug. 2

Masonic Meeting

Batesville Free and Accepted Masonic Lodge 668 will hold its monthly meeting Aug. 2, 7 p.m.

 

Saturday, Aug. 4

Masonic Breakfast

Batesville Masonic Lodge 668 will serve a monthly all-you-can-eat breakfast Aug. 4, 6-10 a.m. Minimum donation: adults, $5; children 6-12, $3; under 6, free. Takeout orders: 934-3144.

 

Tuesday, Aug. 7

Scrapbooking

The Sassy Scrappers scrapbooking group for ladies 12 and older meets the first and third Tuesdays of each month, including Aug. 7, 6 p.m., Church on the Rock. Participants should bring their own supplies. RSVP: 934-3154.

Napoleon

Senior Club

The Napoleon Senior Club meets Aug. 7, 6 p.m., Napoleon Community Center. Bring a covered dish and table service. Info: Jean Huber, 934-2245.

 

Wednesday, Aug. 8

Card Party

The St. Anne’s Ladies Sodality is sponsoring a card party  Aug. 8, 1-4:30 p.m., St. Anthony Catholic Church, Morris, lower hall.

 

Thursday, Aug. 9

Ladies’ Auxiliary

The Batesville Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3183 Ladies’ Auxiliary will meet Aug. 9, 7 p.m., post home. Info: Patti Weberding, 934-3644.

 

Tuesday, Aug. 21

BAHS Meeting

The Batesville Area Historical Society will meet Aug. 21, 7 p.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library.

 

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. 

 

Wednesday, Aug. 29

Batesville Toastmasters

Batesville Toastmasters meetings, which are open to the public, will be held the last Wednesday of each month during the summer, including Aug. 29, noon-1 p.m., Hill-Rom Global Headquarters marketing conference room. Info: Beth Inskeep, 931-2613.

 

Saturday, Sept. 1

Masonic Breakfast

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

 

Tuesday, Sept. 4

Scrapbooking

The Sassy Scrappers scrapbooking group for ladies 12 and older meets the first and third Tuesdays of each month, including Sept. 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 Sept. 4, 6 p.m., Napoleon Community Center. Bring a covered dish and table service. Info: Jean Huber, 934-2245.

 

Wednesday, Sept. 5

La Leche League

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

Ladies’ Auxiliary

The Batesville Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3183 Ladies’ Auxiliary will meet Sept. 5, 7 p.m., post home. Info: Patti Weberding, 934-3644.

 

Thursday, Sept. 6

Masonic Meeting

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

 

Wednesday, Sept. 12

Card Party

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

 

Thursday, Sept. 13

Ladies’ Auxiliary

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

 

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.

 

Tuesday, Oct. 16

BAHS Meeting

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

 

 

 

 

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