BATESVILLE — Please submit news for Activities to diane.raver @batesvilleheraldtribune. com. For the print edition, items are due by noon Wednesday. 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.
Saturday, April 28
The New Alsace Conservation Club’s 24th annual fishing derby is April 28, 7 a.m.-5 p.m., Lake in the Pines, New Alsace. Registration begins at 6 a.m. Prizes awarded. Info: Dale Back, 812-623-2431 or dback@ nalu.net.
In addition to weekdays, both county clerk’s offices will be open April 28 and May 5, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., for absentee voters to cast ballots. May 7 at noon is the deadline. Info: Franklin County, 765-647-5111, Ext. 3; Ripley County, 812-689-4783.
The grand opening of the Batesville baseball/softball complex is April 28. A 10:30 a.m. parade begins at the parking lot across from Weigel Funeral Home on George Street and will go southwest on Main Street, southeast on Catherine Street, south on Park Avenue and east on Pohlman Avenue to the fields. Then an opening ceremony, including a time capsule, ribbon cutting and balloon launch, takes place at the complex. Special guest is the Cincinnati Reds mascot, Mr. Redlegs. Games start at 1 p.m. In case of rain/storms, the opening ceremonies will be held at Liberty Park pavilion.
Meet and Greet
A meet and greet for District 6 candidate Luke Messer is April 28, 10-11:30 a.m., Cross Roads Restaurant, Versailles.
A chili supper sponsored by the Indiana State Police Respect for Law Camp will be held April 28, 5-8 p.m., Osgood Fire Department. Freewill donation.
Battle of the Bands
The Batesville Music Boosters Battle of the Bands is April 28, 7-11 p.m., Batesville Middle School old gym. Cost: $5. Proceeds help support Batesville High School music programs.
Sunday, April 29