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.
Saturday, March 29
The American Red Cross Southeastern Indiana Chapter will hold orientation for prospective volunteers March 29, 9-11 a.m., 539 Main St., Lawrenceburg. RSVP required: 812-537-9036.
The Batesville Knights of St. John Commandery 243 Mission Team is selling 5 Oaks Lawn & Garden gift certificates through May 23. They are available from team members, at Geis Electronics or Curves or by calling Mary Jo Wuestefeld, 934-3822. Proceeds help fund mission trip to Cumberland, Md., June 15-23.
The Metamora Mandolin Gathering is March 29, 8:30 a.m.-9 p.m.; March 30, noon-3 p.m., Metamora United Methodist Church. Workshops and free concerts. Registration is $75. Info and to register: http://bit.ly/1fHUZWX.
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.
Full Speed Ahead: FutureBiz© 2024, a free seminar by presenter Myron Kanning, Batesville, who teaches at the Indiana University Kelley School of Business, sponsored by the Ripley County Economic Development Corp. and Ripley County Chamber of Commerce, is April 4, 8-10 a.m., Osgood Community Center, 147 W. Ripley St. To RSVP by March 31: 812-689-4344 or email@example.com.
Tuesday, April 1
The Messier Marathon, a free, live, online observing event from the Virtual Telescope in Italy, is April 1, 2 p.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library.
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.