Batesville Herald Tribune, Batesville, Indiana

May 4, 2012

Activities as of May 4


The Herald-Tribune

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, May 5

Masonic Breakfast

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

Absentee Voting

In addition to weekdays, both county clerk’s offices will be open 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.

Rummage Sale

St. Maurice Catholic Church, Napoleon, will hold its annual spring rummage sale May 5, 8 a.m.-noon, Ripley County Fairgrounds, Osgood, Building No. 10. It is also bag day.

Vaccine Clinic

People Assisting Animals in Need and Tri-County Veterinary Clinic are holding a vaccine clinic May 5, 9-10:30 a.m., Liberty Park Shelter No. 2. Persons will receive $1 off the total cost with a dog food donation.

Sunman Cleanup Day

The Sunman Cleanup Day, sponsored by the Sunman Beautification Committee, is May 5, 9 a.m.-noon. Meet at the community park and bring rakes, gloves, brooms, etc. There will be a dumpster at FCN Bank for town residents and businesses to use.

Chicken Fry

The Eagle Fire Co., Oldenburg, drive-thru chicken fry is May 5, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Half or whole chickens. Info: Glenn Roper, 812-363-4138.

Bluegrass Family Night

Bluegrass Family Night features Cave Mountain May 5, 7 p.m., Whitewater Valley Gateway Park, Meta-mora. Admission: $6.

Guns and

Hoses Boxing

The Guns and Hoses charity boxing event is May 5, 7 p.m., Belterra Casino and Resort, Florence. Proceeds benefit the nonprofit Region 15 Children’s Advocacy Center, Dillsboro, and two other children’s charities. Tickets at $35 (VIP), $30 and $20 are available at Ticketmaster, www.ticketmaster.com. Info: Angie Satterfield, satterfieldconsulting@ gmail.com or 812-493-9572.

RAA Art Auction Early Ticket Deadline

The Rural Alliance for the Arts 22nd Annual Art Auction, “A Magical Evening” is May 19, 6 p.m., Hill-Rom Center. Cost: $50 by May 5; $55 after that date. Info and tickets: 933-0355. Proceeds go toward funding art programs in local schools and the community.

 

Sat.-Sun., May 5-6

Quilt Show

The Franklin County Extension Homemakers and Quilt Batts Quilt Guild are holding a quilt show May 5, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; and May 6, noon-5 p.m., old Brookville High School gym. Cost: $5. Info: 765-647-0797 or fcquiltshow@yahoo.com.

Pet Adoptions

Dogs, cats, puppies and kittens are available during the Franklin County Humane Society Adopt-a-Thon May 5-6, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., FCHS headquarters, 107 High St., and PAW Defenders at Alco, 11179 U.S. 52, Brookville.

 

Sunday, May 6

Breakfast

The second annual Kyle Jordan Kerr Memorial Breakfast is May 6, 7:30 a.m.-noon, Mount Carmel School, 6178 Johnson Fork Road. Freewill donation. Raffle, T-shirts, split-the-pot. All proceeds go to the Kyle Jordan Kerr Scholarship Fund.

 

Monday, May 7

Absentee Voting

Deadline

The deadline for absentee voters to cast ballots is May 7, noon. Info: Franklin County Clerk’s Office, 765-647-5111, Ext. 3; Ripley County Clerk’s Office, 812-689-4783.

D of I

The Daughters of Isabella All Saints Circle 1384 will meet May 7, 7 p.m., Batesville Knights of Columbus hall. New members welcome.

 

Tuesday, May 8

Library Happenings

The Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will sponsor Knit Night May 8, 6 p.m. Info: 812-663-2826.

Alzheimer’s Group

The Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group meets the second Tuesday of every month, including May 8, 6 p.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library. Info: 888-422-2691 or www.sites. google.com/site/alzseind.

Solo Card Party

The Knights of St. John, Batesville, will host a solo card party May 8, 7:30 p.m.

Tea Party Meeting

The Batesville Area Tea Party will meet May 8. Dinner, 6 p.m.; meeting and watching election coverage, 7 p.m., LaRosa’s.

 

Wednesday, May 9

Card Party

The St. Anne’s Ladies Sodality is sponsoring a card party  May 9, 1-4:30 p.m., St. Anthony Catholic Church, Morris, lower hall.

 

Thursday, May 10

Ladies’ Auxiliary

The Batesville Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3183 Ladies’ Auxiliary will meet May 10, 7 p.m., post home. Info: Patti Weberding, 934-3644.

Library Happenings

The Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will sponsor the Booked on Thursdays Adult Reading Group May 10, 7 p.m. Info: 812-663-2826.

Golf Scramble

A four-player golf scramble to benefit Carey Hall, who was diagnosed with Lou Gehrig's disease (ALS), is May 19, 12:15 p.m., Greensburg Country Club. Cost: $65. To register, each player’s name, e-mail address, handicap or average score and a check payable to Rebecca McClung may be mailed to 904 Wilderness Court, Villa Hills, KY 41017. Info: 859-512-5179 or www. careyshope.com.

Taxes Due

The spring installment of Franklin and Ripley county real estate and personal property taxes are due by May 10.

 

Thu.-Sun., May 10-13

Family Carnival

The Batesville Kiwanis Family Carnival is May 10, 5-9 p.m.; May 11, 5-11 a.m.; May 12, noon-11 p.m.; and May 13, 1-6 p.m., Village Green. Ride bracelets available each day for $15. On Saturday, kids of all ages can ride from noon-5 p.m. for $10; and the Ripley County Sheriff’s staff will offer free finger printing, noon-2 p.m. Proceeds benefit Kiwanis community projects.

 

Saturday, May 12

Library Happenings

The Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will sponsor a plant sale May 12, 9 a.m. Info: 812-663-2826.

NDHS Reunion

The North Dearborn Alumni Reunion is May 12, 6-11 p.m., St. John’s Catholic Church hall, Dover. The classes of 1962 and 1972 will be honored. Cost: $17. Checks should be made payable to the North Dearborn Alumni Association and sent to Betty Bourquein, 204 Beech Grove Ave., Batesville, IN 47006. Info: 934-4454.

 

Tuesday, May 15

Library Happenings

The Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will sponsor an Alzheimer’s Series, May 15, 5 p.m. Info: 812-663-2826.

Nominations Due

Nomination forms for the Relay for Life of Ripley County Courage, Compassion and Mary Margaret Moorhead Volunteer awards are available at The Herald-Tribune. They can be submitted to Jeni Schnebelt, 9195 S. State Road 129, Cross Plains, IN 47017 or jeni.schnebelt@hill-rom.com. Deadline in May 15.

 

 

Friday, May 18

Driver’s Ed Registrations Due

The registration deadline for the Batesville High School summer driver’s education course is May 18. A meeting for all students and parents will be held May 23, 7 p.m., BHS cafeteria.

 

Saturday, May 19

St. Nick Sprint

The St. Nick Sprint is May 19, 9 a.m., St. Nicholas School, Sunman, front parking lot. Registration, 8 a.m. Registration forms available at the school, St. Nicholas Church, Southeastern Indiana YMCA or at www.stni cholas-sunman.org. Proceeds help benefit new school project.

RAA Art Auction

The Rural Alliance for the Arts 22nd Annual Art Auction, “A Magical Evening” is May 19, 6 p.m., Hill-Rom Center. Cost: $55. Info and tickets: 933-0355. Proceeds go toward funding art programs in local schools and the community.

 

Sunday, May 20

Breakfast Buffet

St. Paul’s Ladies Sodality will host a hot breakfast bar buffet May 20, 7:30 a.m.-noon, St. Paul’s Catholic Church hall, New Alsace. Freewill offering.

 

May 21-28

YMCA Registration

The Southeastern Indiana YMCA Summer 1 session program registration begins May 21 for members and May 24 for potential members. Programs begin May 28. Info: www. siymca.org or 934-6006.

 

Tuesday, May 22

Library Happenings

On May 22, the Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will hold Food for Thought, sponsored by the Greensburg-Decatur County Chamber of Commerce, 11 a.m.; and Knit Night, 6 p.m. Info: 812-663-2826.

 

Wednesday, May 23

Quiltmakers

Batesville Quiltmakers will meet May 23, St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Crossroads, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Info and program details: Carolyn Tully, 812-689-7012.

Library Happenings

On May 23, the Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will kick off its summer reading program. A Silly Safari family program is at 6 p.m. Info: 812-663-2826.

Driver’s Ed Meeting

A meeting for all students taking driver’s education at Batesville High School this summer and their parents will be held May 23, 7 p.m., BHS cafeteria.

 

Friday, May 25

Library Happenings

The Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will sponsor a “Cool Cupcakes” tween program for grades 3-5 May 25, 10 a.m. Info: 812-663-2826.

 

Saturday, May 26

After Hours

Concert Series

Southern Indiana’s Troubadours of Divine Bliss perform a free folk music show as part of the Batesville Memorial Public Library After Hours Concert Series May 26, 7 p.m.

 

Tuesday, May 29

Library Happenings

On May 29, the Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will sponsor “Make a Summer T-shirt Craft” in the children’s room while supplies last; story time in the children’s room, 10 a.m.; and the Alzheimer’s Series, 5 p.m. Info: 812-663-2826.

 

Wednesday, May 30

Library Happenings

The Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will sponsor the Big Trick Juggling Show, a family program, May 30, 2 p.m. Info: 812-663-2826.

 

Thursday, May 31

Library Happenings

On May 31, the Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will sponsor a Make and Take Craft, a crown or visor, while supplies last; Summer Spa Day for Girls, grades 1-5, 10 a.m.; Story time, 10 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.; and Teen Thursday – Create a Summer Reading T-shirt for grades 6-12. Info: 812-663-2826.

 

Friday, June 1

Golf Outing

The fourth annual Explore 2 Learn Children’s Museum Golf Outing is June 1, 1 p.m., Hillcrest Golf and Country Club. Cost: $100 per person. Sponsorships available. Proceeds go toward efforts to open a children’s museum in Batesville. Registration forms available at www.explore2learn.org. Info: Amber McGuire, 932-9015.

 

Saturday, June 2

Masonic Breakfast

Batesville Masonic Lodge 668 will serve a monthly all-you-can-eat breakfast June 2, 6-10 a.m. Minimum donation: adults, $5; children 6-12, $3; under 6, free. Takeout orders: 934-3144.

 

Monday, June 4

Art Entry Submissions

Entry forms for the Rural Alliance for the Arts Art Show are available at Batesville Memorial Public Library, Schwestern Gallery of Arts and RomWeber Marketplace for artists 18 and older. Categories are fine arts, applied arts and photography. Art should be submitted June 4, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. or 5-7 p.m., The Hansen Center. Info: Regina Siefert, 934-5213.

 

Tuesday, June 5

Scrapbooking

The Sassy Scrappers scrapbooking group for ladies 12 and older meets the first and third Tuesdays of each month, including June 5, 6 p.m., Church on the Rock, 407 N. Township Line Road. Participants should bring their own supplies. RSVP so work spaces and refreshments can be arranged: 934-3154.

Napoleon

Senior Club

The Napoleon Senior Club meets June 5, 6 p.m., Napoleon Community Center. Bring a covered dish and table service. Info: Jean Huber, 934-2245.

 

Wednesday, June 6

La Leche League

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

Auxiliary Meeting

The Knights of St. John ladies auxiliary will meet at the Knights home June 6, 7 p.m. Info: Katy Hortemiller, 934-5267.

 

Thursday, June 7

Masonic Meeting

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

 

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.

 

Thursday, June 14

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.

 

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.

 

Tuesday, June 19

BAHS Meeting

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

 

Wednesday, June 27

Quiltmakers

Batesville Quiltmakers will meet June 27, St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Crossroads, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Info and program details: Carolyn Tully, 812-689-7012.

 

Saturday, June 30

Hat Display Ends

The Batesville Area Historical Society Museum hat display ends May 31, 15 W. George St. Summer hours are Tuesday and Thursday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m.-noon.

 

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.

 

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.

 

Wednesday, July 25

Quiltmakers

Batesville Quiltmakers will meet July 25, St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Crossroads, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Info and program details: Carolyn Tully, 812-689-7012.

 

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.

 

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.

 

Wednesday, Aug. 22

Quiltmakers

Batesville Quiltmakers will meet Aug. 22, St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Crossroads, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Info and program details: Carolyn Tully, 812-689-7012.

 

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. 

 

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.

 

Wednesday, Sept. 26

Quiltmakers

Batesville Quiltmakers will meet Sept. 26, St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Crossroads, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Info and program details: Carolyn Tully, 812-689-7012.

 

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.

 

 

 

 

Items listed in the Activities section are reserved for nonprofit organizations and government agency-sponsored events. Free seminars and services offered to the public will also be considered for publication provided the events are held at nonbusiness locations (i.e., public parks and libraries). Businesses offering free or paid products and services at their locations should contact a sales representative at The Herald-Tribune for paid advertising space.