Batesville Herald Tribune, Batesville, Indiana

March 7, 2014

Activities


The Batesville Herald-Tribune

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Saturday, March 8

A youth turkey hunting seminar will be held March 8, 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Laughery Valley Fish and Game Club, Versailles. Registration begins at 8 a.m. This is a free program. Lunch provided. Door prizes. Info: Bob Hughes, 812-654-3724.

A Women’s Day: Women of Creativity will be presented March 8, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Oldenburg Franciscan Center. Cost: $45 per person or two for $80. Info: 933-6437 or center@oldenburgosf.com.

On March 8, the Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will host Feral Children, Youth Without Culture, 11 a.m.; and Maggie Delaney, Indentured Servant, a living history presentation, 2 p.m. Info and RSVP: 812-663-2826 or www.greensburglibrary.org.

Area residents may chat with Batesville Intermediate School art teacher and muralist Rebecca Davies during an artist’s reception March 8, 1-5 p.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library. An exhibit of her acrylic paintings runs March 1-31.

The Oldenburg Academy Students in Sports Chicken Dinner is March 8, 4-7 p.m., Batesville Knights of Columbus hall. All-you-can eat for dine in only. Cost: adults, $10; ages 3-12, $6; whole chicken carryout, $10; carryout dinner (one time through line), $10.

The Hamburg Knights of St. John will have a pork chop supper March 8, 4:30-7:30 p.m., Hamburg hall. Cost: $10.

Sat.-Sun., March 8-9

The Batesville Regional Fine Art Fair is March 8, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; and March 9, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., RomWeber Marketplace, 7 S. Eastern Ave. Free admission. Info: www.romwebermarketplace.com.

The Eastern Indiana Gem & Geological Society’s Gem, Mineral, Jewelry, Fossil Show and Sale is March 8, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; and March 9, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Kuhlman Center, Wayne County 4-H Fairgrounds, 861 N. Salisbury Road, Richmond.

Sunday, March 9

The Morris Volunteer Firemen’s breakfast is March 9, 7 a.m.-1 p.m., Schad Hall, Morris. Freewill offering. Proceeds go toward equipment.

Coffee Talk: Unleashing Our Creative Spirit will be presented March 9, 10:45 a.m.-noon, Oldenburg Franciscan Center. Freewill offering. Info: 933-6437 or center@oldenburgosf.com.

St. John’s United Church of Christ, Huntersville, will host a freewill offering spud, soup and salad luncheon March 9, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., church dining room. Silent auction.

An all-you-can-eat chicken dinner will be held March 9, noon-5 p.m., New Alsace American Legion. Cost: adults, $10; ages 3-10, $5. Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Cincinnati, personnel will be on hand to answer veterans’ questions and concerns. Info: Paul Kraus, 812-576-4186.

A reading from “Bertha’s Battle – A Lesson in Faith and Survival,” written by Batesville residents Bertha Kreinhop and Mel Calvert, is March 9, 2 p.m., Batesville public library.

The TriForce Mission Team members are taking orders for sub sandwiches through March 9. The subs will be available for pick up after the March 16 Masses. Info and order forms: www.stlouis-batesville.org/ym_formsnewsletters. Proceeds go toward the group’s summer mission trip to Milford Center, Ohio.

Monday, March 10

A potluck sponsored by the Food & Growers Association of the Laughery Valley Environs will be held March 11, 6:30 p.m., Deanna and Scott Hookway’s home, 1031 Three Mile Road, Batesville. Bring a dish to share. RSVP by March 10: Deanna_hookway@etczone.com or 934-3910.

A Conservation Tillage Breakfast and Workshop is March 15, 8:10 a.m.-12:20 p.m., Zimmer Tractor, Brookville. A free breakfast begins at 7:30 a.m. To RSVP by March 10: Purdue Extension, 765-647-3511.

Tuesday, March 11

On March 8, the Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will host Make and Take Tuesday. Info: 812-663-2826 or www.greensburglibrary.org.

A session of “Where Does Your Money Go?” money management hands-on activities presented by Holly Murray, Franklin County health and human science extension educator, is March 11, 2 p.m., Room 206, Franklin County Government Center, Brookville. Info: hmurray@purdue.edu or at 765-647-3511.

Bill Jamerson will perform songs and stories about Michigan’s Upper Peninsula March 11, 3 p.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library. Free. Info: 934-4706.

The Ripley County Democrats will meet March 11, The Reservation, Milan. Dinner, 6 p.m.; meeting, 7 p.m.

A solo card party will be held March 11, 7 p.m., Batesville Knights of St. John Hall.

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3183 will meet March 11, 7 p.m.

Wednesday, March 12

The St. Anne’s Ladies Sodality Card Party is March 12, 1 p.m., St. Anthony Catholic Church, Morris, lower hall.

Batesville Toastmasters will meet March 12, 5:30 p.m., Community Church of Batesville, 103 E. George St. Info: 934-3462.

Thursday, March 13

Milan Elementary School kindergarten registration is March 13. Sessions will be scheduled in half-hour increments from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. A parent and the kindergarten child should be in attendance. Info or to schedule an appointment: 812-654-2922.

A blood drive will be held March 13, 1-6:30 p.m., Sunman American Legion hall, 412 Eastern Ave. Info or to schedule appointments: www.hoxworth.org/groups/sunman or Roger Lang, 812-623-3685.

“Living with joy and Gratitude – Saints Francis and Clare” will be presented March 13, 6:30-8 p.m., Oldenburg Franciscan Center. Cost: $15. Info and RSVP: 933-6437 or center@oldenburgosf.com.

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3183 Ladies Auxiliary will meet March 13, 7 p.m.

The Erickson Irish Dancers and Dancing Grandmas (and Bob) will perform March 13, 7 p.m., Franklin County High School auditorium. Tickets at $5 for the Franklin County Arts Council show are available at the door.

Friday, March 14

A fish fry, baked potato bar and salad bar will be held March 14, 4:30-7:30 p.m., St. Nicholas Parish hall, Sunman. Freewill offering. Proceeds benefit the St. Nicholas High School Religion Program.

The Coaches vs. Cancer Basketball Tournament featuring teams from Batesville, Oldenburg, St. Louis, Milan and Lawrenceburg is March 14, 5:30 p.m., Batesville Middle School. The event is sponsored by Southeastern Indiana YMCA. Proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society and Y’s annual campaign. Admission is $5 per person (kids 5 and under free).

The Sport Coat Jazz Explosion and Batesville Steel will perform March 14, 7 p.m., Batesville Middle School Commons. Free. This is part of the Batesville Memorial Public Library After Hours Concert Series. Info: 934-4706 or www.ebatesville.com/after.

Cincinnati rock band The Rusty Griswolds perform in a Rural Alliance for the Arts-sponsored show March 14, 7:30-11 p.m., Walhill Farm, Batesville. Food and drinks will be available for purchase. Tickets at $15 for RAA members and $18 for nonmembers can be purchased at the door or in advance by calling 933-0355.

March 14-16

The East Central High School Drama Department will present the musical “The Music Man” March 14-15, 7:30 p.m., and March 16, 3 p.m. Tickets available at the door: adults, $10; senior citizens and students, $5.

Saturday, March 15

The Tie Dye Dash for Tom 5K Run/Walk is March 15, 10 a.m., Holy Family Church, Oldenburg. Cost: $20, includes T-shirt. Registration forms available at The Village Store or Brau Haus, Oldenburg. All proceeds go to medical and funeral expenses for Tom Waechter, who recently passed away after battling brain cancer. Info: Connie Collins, 934-4025 or cscollings727@gmail.com.

State Rep. Jud McMillin (R-Brookville) will host a legislative update March 15, 1-4 p.m. Franklin County High School cafeteria, Brookville.

The Batesville Eagles Aerie pool tournament is March 15, 1:30 p.m. Members and nonmembers welcome. Entry fee, $10.

Batesville Eagles Aerie will host CRB March 15, 8 p.m.-midnight, for its St. Patrick’s Day Dance. Free.

The due date to submit Batesville Tool & Die scholarship applications is March 15. To get an application, local high school students should contact a guidance counselor or e-mail hr@btdinc.com.

Sat.-Sun., March 15-16

The TriForce Mission Team will host a turtle soup sale March 15, 1-6 p.m.; and March 16, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. or until sold out, St. Louis School cafeteria. Cost: $4 per quart. Proceeds go toward the group’s summer mission trip to Milford Center, Ohio.

Sunday, March 16

Sons of the American Legion will host a stillboard shoot March 16, 11 a.m., Prell-Bland American Legion Post 271. Info: 934-2228.

The Sunman American Legion Post 337 93rd Birthday Bash with a roast beef dinner is March 16, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. followed by an awards program. Freewill offering.

Monday, March 17

The Ripley County Food Pantry will give away food for the needy in Laughery, Center, Jackson, Johnson and Otter Creek townships March 17, 9 a.m.-noon and 5:30-7 p.m., Ripley County Fairgrounds Building 16C, Osgood. One monthly visit per family.

The Southeastern Indiana Right to Life will meet March 17, 7 p.m., Church of Christ, Jarvis Drive, Versailles.

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3183 Men’s Auxiliary will meet March 17, 7 p.m.

A Family Support Group for family members of those with mental illness, sponsored by the National Alliance on Mental Illness, meets March 17, 7 p.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library. Info: 812-667-5429 or www.NAMI.org.

Tuesday, March 18

On March 18, the Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will host Make and Take Tuesday; Lego Day for grades 1-5, 10 a.m.; and newspaper or book page art for grades 6-12, 1 p.m. Info and RSVP: 812-663-2826 or www.greensburglibrary.org.

The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association Chapter 0813 will meet March 18, 10 a.m., Ponderosa Steakhouse, Greensburg. Info: 765-629-2720.

Wednesday, March 19

Ripley County residents ages 55 and older who are unemployed and meet income guidelines can apply for the Experience Works Senior Community Service Employment Program March 19, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Tyson Library, 325 Tyson St., Versailles. Preregistration preferred: 866-796-8550 or www.experienceworks.org.

Contemplative Prayer will be presented March 19, 3-4:30 p.m., Oldenburg Franciscan Center. Freewill offering. Info and RSVP: 933-6437 or center@oldenburgosf.com.

A spring break family movie will be shown March 19, 1 p.m., Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library. Info and RSVP: 812-663-2826 or www.greensburglibrary.org.

Thursday, March 20

On March 20, the Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will host a make and take craft; Spoons and Sundaes for T’weens in grades 4-5, 10 a.m.; and Spoons and Sundaes for Teens in grades 6-12, 1 p.m. Info and RSVP: 812-663-2826 or www.greensburglibrary.org.

A soup supper will be held March 20, 4:30-6:30 p.m., St. Peter’s United Church of Christ, Osgood. Freewill offering.

“When we Know Fear – Julian of Norwich” will be presented March 20, 6:30-8 p.m., Oldenburg Franciscan Center. Cost: $15. Info and RSVP: 933-6437 or center@oldenburgosf.com.

March 20-22

The Friends of Batesville Memorial Public Library Used Book & Etc. Sale is March 20-22, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. library annex, 10 W. Boehringer St. Friends members may shop early starting at 8:30 a.m. that Thursday. Saturday from 3-5 p.m. shoppers may fill bags for $2 each.

Friday, March 21

A classic movie for adults will be shown March 21, 2 p.m., Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library. Info and RSVP: 812-663-2826 or www.greensburglibrary.org.

Saturday, March 22

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3183 Ladies Auxiliary will have their spring dinner March 22, 4:30-7:30 p.m., post home. Roast beef and meatloaf served. Info: Patti Weberding, 934-3644.

Sunday, March 23

Tri-Township Conservation Club will host a stillboard and trap shoot March 23, 11 a.m. Meat and money prizes.

Monday, March 24

The Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will host a book signing with author Ben Walker March 24, 6 p.m. Info and RSVP: 812-663-2826 or www.greensburglibrary.org.

Tuesday, March 25

The Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library board meeting is March 25, 4 p.m.

Mon.-Fri., March 24-28

The Batesville Quiltmakers will meet for Sew Days March 24-28, 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library. Info: Carlan Bischoff, 812-212-1180.

Tuesday, March 25

A Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana distribution is March 25, 4-6 p.m., parking lot behind the Schilling Center, Brookville. Please bring bags or boxes. To volunteer: Ken Brown, 765-698-7714.

Wednesday, March 26

Batesville Toastmasters will meet March 26, 5:30 p.m., Community Church of Batesville, 103 E. George St. Info: 934-3462.

Thursday, March 27

“When Courage is Needed – John Woolman” will be presented March 27, 6:30-8 p.m., Oldenburg Franciscan Center. Cost: $15. Info and RSVP: 933-6437 or center@oldenburgosf.com.

The Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will host Indiana Adopt a Child March 27, 6:30 p.m. Info and RSVP: 812-663-2826 or www.greensburglibrary.org.

Monday, March 31

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3183 Ladies Auxiliary is sponsoring an art contest for students in grades 9-12. Entries are due by March 31. To obtain an entry form: Kay Pulskamp, 934-3442. Info: www.ladiesauxvfw.org/programs/scholarships.html.

Exhibit of acrylic paintings by Batesville Intermediate School art teacher and muralist Rebecca Davies is March 1-31, Batesville Memorial Public Library.

Tuesday, April 1

A Healthy Heart Dinner sponsored by Margaret Mary Health is April 1, 5 p.m., Sherman House. Cardiologist Dr. Eugene Chung is the guest speaker. The cost is $10. Info and to register: Ashley Morris, 933-5257.

The Napoleon Senior Community Club will meet April 1, 6 p.m., Napoleon Community Center. Bring a covered dish and table service.

Batesville Knights of St. John No. 243 will meet April 1, 7:30 p.m., Knights home.

Wednesday, April 2

The La Leche League of Sunman, a breast-feeding support group, will meet April 2, 5-6 p.m., Dr. Suzanne Martini’s office, 122 Nieman St., Sunman. Info: 812-654-2593.

Friends of the Batesville Memorial Public Library will meet April 2, 7 p.m.

Thursday, April 3

A Franklin County Humane Society orientation meeting for volunteers is April 3, 7 p.m., headquarters, 107 High St., Brookville. Info: 765-647-1444, FranklinCountyHumane@gmail.com or http://members.petfinder.com/~IN19/index.html.

Friday, April 4

The Ripley County Mobile Food Pantry will give away food for the needy in Laughery, Center, Jackson, Johnson and Otter Creek townships April 4, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Ripley County Fairgrounds Building 16C, Osgood.

The Batesville Beautification League will meet April 4, noon, Sherman House. Info: Clara Goble, 934-3723.

Applications for the 2014 Enhanced Telecommunications Corp. scholarships, available at high school guidance offices and online at www.etczone.com, are due April 4.

The movie “Bless Me, Ultima” will be shown April 4, 6:30-9 p.m., Oldenburg Franciscan Center. Freewill offering. Info: 933-6437 or center@oldenburgosf.com.

The Christian Motorcycle Association Cross Eyed Riders will meet April 4, 7 p.m., The Gathering Place, Bright. Info: Crosseyedrider@aol.com or 513-218-9707.

Saturday, April 5

On April 5, Oldenburg Franciscan Center will host two programs: Francis Series – Franciscan Prayer, 9-11:30 a.m., $20; and Psychology: Move From Your Mind to Your Soul, 1-3 p.m., $20-$30. Info and RSVP: 933-6437 or center@oldenburgosf.com.

Eagle Fire Co., Oldenburg, is having a gun raffle April 5. Cost: $50. Only 300 tickets will be sold. Info and tickets: Ben Nobbe, 812-212-2065

A benefit dinner/dance for Tom Waechter, who recently lost his battle with brain cancer, is April 5, 3-9 p.m., The Barn at Walhill Farms. Car show, silent auction, dinner, live music, split the pot. All proceeds go to medical expenses. Info: Connie Collins, 934-4025 or cscollings727@gmail.com.

Sat.-Sun., April 5-6

The Oldenburg Academy Students in Sports mattress sale fundraiser is April 5, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; and April 6, noon-5 p.m., OA gym.

Sunday, April 6

Coffee Talk: Teaching as a Spiritual Practice will be presented April 6, 10:45 a.m.-noon, Oldenburg Franciscan Center. Freewill offering. Info: 933-6437 or center@oldenburgosf.com.

The Project T3 coin paddle auction is April 6, 2:30 p.m., Sherman House. Doors open, 2 p.m. Must be 18 or older to attend. Cost: $15. Tickets and info: 934-2585.

Tuesday, April 8

A solo card party will be held April 8, 7:30 p.m., Batesville Knights of St. John Hall.

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3183 will meet April 8, 7 p.m.

Wednesday, April 9

The St. Anne’s Ladies Sodality Card Party is April 9, 1 p.m., St. Anthony Catholic Church, Morris, lower hall.

Batesville Toastmasters will meet April 9, 5:30 p.m., Community Church of Batesville, 103 E. George St. Info: 934-3462.

Thursday, April 10

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3183 Ladies Auxiliary will meet April 10, 7 p.m.

April 10-12

The Friends of the Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library book sale is April 11, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; and April 12, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. An early bird book sale for Friends’ members is April 10, 6-8 p.m.

Fri.-Sat., April 11-12

The East Central High School senior class will present “1984” by George Orwell April 11, 7 p.m.; and April 12, 2 and 7 p.m., Performing Arts Center. Cost: adults, $7; kids ages 12 and under, $4.

Saturday, April 12

St. Louis School’s sixth annual Cardinal Crawl 5K Run/Walk is April 12, 9 a.m. Registration forms are available at the school, St. Louis parish office or the Southeastern Indiana YMCA or by visiting www.stlouisschool.org.

Sunday, April 13

An RCIA Retreat: Know God’s Love will be presented April 13, 1-5:30 p.m., Oldenburg Franciscan Center. Cost: $45 includes supper. Info and RSVP: 933-6437 or center@oldenburgosf.com.

Tuesday, April 15

The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association Chapter 0813 will meet April 15, 10 a.m., Ponderosa Steakhouse, Greensburg. Info: 765-629-2720.

Rising Sun Regional Foundation scholarship applications with attached transcripts must be received by 4 p.m. April 15. Forms may be obtained at seven participating high schools or at www.rsrfonline.org. Info: 812-438-4490.

Wednesday, April 16

Contemplative Prayer will be presented April 16, 3-4:30 p.m., Oldenburg Franciscan Center. Freewill offering. Info and RSVP: 933-6437 or center@oldenburgosf.com.

Thursday, April 17

Applications for first-year and renewal Nora E. Wonning Scholarships are available online at www.batesville.k12.in.us/bhs or www.oldenburgacademy.org or from Batesville High School and Oldenburg Academy guidance counselors’ offices. Completed applications, along with required transcripts and essays, are due to BHS principal Andy Allen by 4 p.m. April 17.

The Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will host a Crunchy Cleaning Program April 17, 6 p.m. Info and RSVP: 812-663-2826 or www.greensburglibrary.org.

April 17, 18 and 20

Adams Lutheran Church services are April 17-18, 7 p.m., for Maundy Thursday and Good Friday. An Easter sunrise service is April 20, 7 a.m. followed by a freewill offering breakfast.

Saturday, April 19

Earplane will perform April 19, 7 p.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library. Free. This is part of the BMPL After Hours Concert Series. Info: 934-4706 or www.ebatesville.com/after.

Monday, April 21

The Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will host a book signing with author Gary Hamer April 21, 3 p.m. Info and RSVP: 812-663-2826 or www.greensburglibrary.org.

The Ripley County Food Pantry will give away food for the needy in Laughery, Center, Jackson, Johnson and Otter Creek townships April 21, 9 a.m.-noon and 5:30-7 p.m., Ripley County Fairgrounds Building 16C, Osgood. One monthly visit per family.

The Southeastern Indiana Right to Life will meet April 21, 7 p.m., Church of Christ, Jarvis Drive, Versailles.

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3183 Men’s Auxiliary will meet April 21, 7 p.m.

A Family Support Group for family members of those with mental illness, sponsored by the National Alliance on Mental Illness, meets April 21, 7 p.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library. Info: 812-667-5429 or www.NAMI.org.

Wednesday, April 23

Batesville Quiltmakers will meet April 23, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Batesville Christian Church. Info: Carlan Bischoff, 812-212-1180.

Batesville Toastmasters will meet April 23, 5:30 p.m., Community Church of Batesville, 103 E. George St. Info: 934-3462.

Saturday, April 26

Psychology: Blame, Shame and Responsibility will be presented April 26, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Oldenburg Franciscan Center. Cost: $45-$65 includes lunch. Info and RSVP: 933-6437 or center@oldenburgosf.com.

The Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will host Battle of the Books April 26. Info and RSVP: 812-663-2826 or www.greensburglibrary.org.

Tuesday, April 29

A Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana distribution is April 29, 4-6 p.m., parking lot behind the Schilling Center, Brookville. Please bring bags or boxes. To volunteer: Ken Brown, 765-698-7714.

The Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library board meeting is April 29, 4 p.m.

Thursday, May 1

A Franklin County Humane Society orientation meeting for volunteers is May 1, 7 p.m., headquarters, 107 High St., Brookville. Info: 765-647-1444, FranklinCountyHumane@gmail.com or http://members.petfinder.com/~IN19/index.html.

The Hamburg Knights of St. John are offering two scholarships for anyone furthering their education after high school. Info and to receive an application: Dan Nobbe, 934-3979. Applications due May 1.

Friday, May 2

The Ripley County Mobile Food Pantry will give away food for the needy in Laughery, Center, Jackson, Johnson and Otter Creek townships May 2, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Ripley County Fairgrounds Building 16C, Osgood.

The Batesville Beautification League will meet May 2, noon, Sherman House. Info: Clara Goble, 934-3723.

The Christian Motorcycle Association Cross Eyed Riders will meet May 2, 7 p.m., The Gathering Place, Bright. Info: Crosseyedrider@aol.com or 513-218-9707.

Planet D Nonet will perform May 2, 7 p.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library. Free. This is part of the BMPL After Hours Concert Series. Info: 934-4706 or www.ebatesville.com/after.

Tuesday, May 6

The Napoleon Senior Community Club will meet May 6, 6 p.m., Napoleon Community Center. Bring a covered dish and table service.

Batesville Knights of St. John No. 243 will meet May 6, 7:30 p.m., Knights home.

Wednesday, May 7

The La Leche League of Sunman, a breast-feeding support group, will meet May 7, 5-6 p.m., Dr. Suzanne Martini’s office, 122 Nieman St., Sunman. Info: 812-654-2593.

Friends of the Batesville Memorial Public Library will meet May 7, 7 p.m.

Thursday, May 8

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3183 Ladies Auxiliary will meet May 8, 7 p.m.

Tuesday, May 13

A solo card party will be held May 13, 7:30 p.m., Batesville Knights of St. John Hall.

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3183 will meet May 13, 7 p.m.

Wednesday, May 14

The St. Anne’s Ladies Sodality Card Party is May 14, 1 p.m., St. Anthony Catholic Church, Morris, lower hall.

Batesville Toastmasters will meet May 14, 5:30 p.m., Community Church of Batesville, 103 E. George St. Info: 934-3462.

Monday, May 19

The Ripley County Food Pantry will give away food for the needy in Laughery, Center, Jackson, Johnson and Otter Creek townships May 19, 9 a.m.-noon and 5:30-7 p.m., Ripley County Fairgrounds Building 16C, Osgood. One monthly visit per family.

The Southeastern Indiana Right to Life will meet May 19, 7 p.m., Church of Christ, Jarvis Drive, Versailles.

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3183 Men’s Auxiliary will meet May 19, 7 p.m.

A Family Support Group for family members of those with mental illness, sponsored by the National Alliance on Mental Illness, meets May 19, 7 p.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library. Info: 812-667-5429 or www.NAMI.org.

Tuesday, May 20

The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association Chapter 0813 will meet May 20, 10 a.m., Ponderosa Steakhouse, Greensburg. Info: 765-629-2720.

Tuesday, May 27

A Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana distribution is May 27, 4-6 p.m., parking lot behind the Schilling Center, Brookville. Please bring bags or boxes. To volunteer: Ken Brown, 765-698-7714.

Wednesday, May 28

Batesville Quiltmakers will meet May 28, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Batesville Christian Church. Info: Carlan Bischoff, 812-212-1180.

Batesville Toastmasters will meet May 28, 5:30 p.m., Community Church of Batesville, 103 E. George St. Info: 934-3462.

Tuesday, June 3

The Napoleon Senior Community Club will meet June 3, 6 p.m., Napoleon Community Center. Bring a covered dish and table service.

Batesville Knights of St. John No. 243 will meet June 3, 7:30 p.m., Knights home.

Wednesday, June 4

The La Leche League of Sunman, a breast-feeding support group, will meet June 4, 5-6 p.m., Dr. Suzanne Martini’s office, 122 Nieman St., Sunman. Info: 812-654-2593.

Friends of the Batesville Memorial Public Library will meet June 4, 7 p.m.

Thursday, June 5

A Franklin County Humane Society orientation meeting for volunteers is June 5, 7 p.m., headquarters, 107 High St., Brookville. Info: 765-647-1444, FranklinCountyHumane@gmail.com or http://members.petfinder.com/~IN19/index.html.

Friday, June 6

The Ripley County Mobile Food Pantry will give away food for the needy in Laughery, Center, Jackson, Johnson and Otter Creek townships June 6, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Ripley County Fairgrounds Building 16C, Osgood.

The Batesville Beautification League will meet June 6, noon, Sherman House. Info: Clara Goble, 934-3723.

The Christian Motorcycle Association Cross Eyed Riders will meet June 6, 7 p.m., The Gathering Place, Bright. Info: Crosseyedrider@aol.com or 513-218-9707.

Tuesday, June 10

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3183 will meet June 10, 7 p.m.

Wednesday, June 11

The St. Anne’s Ladies Sodality Card Party is June 11, 1 p.m., St. Anthony Catholic Church, Morris, lower hall.

Batesville Toastmasters will meet June 11, 5:30 p.m., Community Church of Batesville, 103 E. George St. Info: 934-3462.

Thursday, June 12

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3183 Ladies Auxiliary will meet June 12, 7 p.m.

Monday, June 16

The Ripley County Food Pantry will give away food for the needy in Laughery, Center, Jackson, Johnson and Otter Creek townships June 16, 9 a.m.-noon and 5:30-7 p.m., Ripley County Fairgrounds Building 16C, Osgood. One monthly visit per family.

The Southeastern Indiana Right to Life will meet June 16, 7 p.m., Church of Christ, Jarvis Drive, Versailles.

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3183 Men’s Auxiliary will meet June 16, 7 p.m.

A Family Support Group for family members of those with mental illness, sponsored by the National Alliance on Mental Illness, meets June 16, 7 p.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library. Info: 812-667-5429 or www.NAMI.org.

Tuesday, June 17

The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association Chapter 0813 will meet June 17, 10 a.m., Ponderosa Steakhouse, Greensburg. Info: 765-629-2720.

Tuesday, June 24

A Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana distribution is June 24, 4-6 p.m., parking lot behind the Schilling Center, Brookville. Please bring bags or boxes. To volunteer: Ken Brown, 765-698-7714.

Wednesday, June 25

Batesville Quiltmakers will meet June 25, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Batesville Christian Church. Info: Carlan Bischoff, 812-212-1180.

Batesville Toastmasters will meet June 25, 5:30 p.m., Community Church of Batesville, 103 E. George St. Info: 934-3462.

Saturday, July 26

M.L. Liebler will perform July 26, 7 p.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library. Free. This is part of the BMPL After Hours Concert Series. Info: 934-4706 or www.ebatesville.com/after.

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