Batesville Herald Tribune, Batesville, Indiana

August 3, 2012

Activities as of Aug. 14


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Tuesday, Aug. 14

Library Happenings

The Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will sponsor a Computers 101 workshop Aug. 14, 10 a.m. Info: 812-663-2826.

Tea Party Meeting

The local Tea Party will meet Aug. 14, La Rosa’s. Meet and greet, 6 p.m.; meeting, 7 p.m.

Democrats Meeting

The Ripley County Democrats will meet Aug. 14, Friendship Tavern. Dinner, 6 p.m. and meeting, 7 p.m. 

Voices for Children

Two meetings about Southeastern Indiana  Voices for Children and becoming a Court-Appointed Special Advocate for abused and neglected children are Aug. 14, 6 p.m, Madison-Jefferson County Public Library Auditorium, 420 W. Main St., Madison; and Aug. 22, 6:30 p.m., Batesville Memorial  Public Library. Info: www.SEIvoices.com, 812-599-2630 or seivoices@cinergymetro.net.

 

Wednesday, Aug. 15

Financial Peace

Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace, a nine-week program, begins Aug. 15, 6:30-8 p.m., Southeastern Indiana YMCA. Info: Pauletta Meyer, 934-6006.

Library Program

Brookville Library will host “St. Leon: Home to the Oldest Ongoing Pole Raising” Aug. 15, 6:30 p.m. Info: 765-647-4031.

Red Hat Deadline

The Red Hat Belles of Batesville will meet Aug. 21, 10:30 a.m., Rose Grunkemeyer’s home, to carpool to Dearborn Golf and Country Club for  lunch at noon. (Red Hat attire not necessary) Then they will go to Hollywood Casino. Reservations due by Aug. 15: Eleen Weisenbach, 934-3484.

 

Thursday, Aug. 16

Coffee Social

St. Peter’s United Church of Christ, Fink’s Road, Osgood, will sponsor a coffee social Aug. 16, 4:30-6:30 p.m. Freewill offering.

 

Friday, Aug. 17

Organ Recital

An organ recital featuring Terry Jankowski, Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, Monroe, Mich., music director, will be held Aug. 17, 2 p.m., Sisters of St. Francis Chapel, Oldenburg. Freewill donations accepted.

Brookville

After Hours

Brookville After Hours  and Music on Main Aug. 17, 6-8 p.m., offers the United Way of Franklin County’s A-Main-Zing Race; Whitewater Canal Trail open house with brats and metts; music of Richard Scott, Dean Phelps and Pump 18; and free wine tastings at Tebbe’s Liquor.

 

Saturday, Aug. 18

OFC Program

“Our Father: Prayer of the Cosmos” Part II will be presented Aug. 18, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Oldenburg Franciscan Center. Cost: $45 plus about $12 for book. Info and reservations: 933-6437 or center@oldenburgosf.com.

Ribeye Steak Dinner

Batesville Knights of St. John will host a ribeye steak dinner Aug. 18, 5-8 p.m. Cost: adults, $10; children under 12, $7.

Library Happenings

The Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will sponsor Teen Movie Night – “The Hunger Games,” 6:30 p.m. Info: 812-663-2826.

 

Sunday, Aug. 19

Church Homecoming

The Elm Grove Baptist Church, 19290 Haytown Road, Metamora, homecoming is Aug. 19: 9:30 a.m., Sunday school; 10:30 a.m., worship; noon, meal; 1 p.m., speaker Bobby Cox and singing. Info: Pastor Randy Edwards, 765-647-5328.

Kathy Wurtz Back Benefit

The Kathy Wurtz Back Golf Tournament with a four-person team scramble is Aug. 19, 8 a.m., Brookhill Golf Course. Cost: $55 per person includes dinner at Batesville Knights of Columbus. Other events at K of C hall: cornhole tournament, 1 p.m., $10 per person; all-you-can-eat chicken dinner, adults, $10 and kids 6 and under, $5; silent auction, raffle, entertainment. All proceeds go toward medical expenses for a kidney transplant. Info and registration for games: Marcy Wurtz, 934-5242.

Coffee Talk

Coffee Talk: The Associate Relationship will be presented Aug. 19, 10:45 a.m.-noon, Oldenburg Academy dining room. Freewill offering. Info and reservations: 933-6437 or center@oldenburgosf.com.

Ice Cream Social

The Delaware United Methodist Church Women’s Group will hold an ice cream social Aug. 19, 4-6 p.m. Also, hot dogs, barbecue, pies.

 

Tuesday, Aug. 21

Library Happenings

The Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will sponsor One-on-One Computer Time Aug. 21, 2 p.m. Info: 812-663-2826.

Cub Scouts

Recruitment Night

The Join Scouts Recruitment Night is Aug. 21, 6:30 p.m., Batesville Primary School cafeteria. Boys in grades 1-5 are welcome to join. Info or if unable to attend: Amy McKell, 812-212-9137 or amy@agpro.net.

BAHS Meeting

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

 

Wednesday, Aug. 22

Voices for Children

A meeting about Southeastern Indiana  Voices for Children and becoming a Court-Appointed Special Advocate for abused and neglected children is Aug. 22, 6:30 p.m., Batesville Memorial  Public Library. Info: www.SEIvoices.com, 812-599-2630 or seivoices@cinergymetro.net.

 

Thursday, Aug. 23

Secular Franciscans

The Secular Franciscans, a fraternity for lay people who want to follow the rule of life of St. Francis, will meet Aug. 23, 6:30 p.m., Holy Family Catholic Church, Oldenburg, Father Rudolf Room.

 

Friday, Aug. 24

School Board Candidates

Aug. 24, noon, is the last day for citizens to file information to be a school board candidate for the Nov. 6 election. Candidates for South Ripley, Batesville, Milan and Jac-Cen-Del community school districts must file with the Ripley County clerk’s office, Versailles. Info: 812-689-6115. Candidates for the Franklin County Community School Corp. and Union County/College Corner Joint School District must file in the Franklin County clerk’s office. Info: 765-647-5111, Ext. 3.

Library Happenings

On Aug. 24, the Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will sponsor a Back to School Blues Buster Party for grades 6-12, 7 p.m Info: 812-663-2826.

 

Saturday, Aug. 25

Health and

Safety Day

The free Batesville Memorial Public Library Kids Health and Safety Day suggested for ages pre-kindergarten to third grade is Aug. 25, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., library parking lot. 

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. 

 

Sunday, Aug. 26

Breakfast

The Batesville Veterans of Foreign Wars Men’s Auxiliary will have an all-you-can-eat breakfast Aug. 26, 7 a.m.-noon. Goetta will also be sold in two-pound containers for $5.

Breakfast Buffet

St. Paul’s Ladies Sodality will host a hot breakfast bar buffet Aug. 26, 7:30 a.m.-noon, St. Paul’s Church hall, New Alsace. Freewill donation.

Retirement

Open House

A retirement open house and 90th birthday party for longtime Brookville/Franklin County Chamber of Commerce executive director Lois Clark is Aug. 26, 1-4 p.m., Brookville United Methodist Church, 150 E. 8th St.

 

Monday, Aug. 27

Library Happenings

The Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will sponsor Read It and Eat! Teen Book Club - “Umwind” Aug. 27, 6:30 p.m Info: 812-663-2826.

 

Tuesday, Aug. 28

Food For Thought

Food for Thought sponsored by the Greensburg Chamber of Commerce will be held Aug. 28, 11 a.m.,  Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library.

RAA Meeting

The Rural Alliance for the Arts annual meeting is Aug. 28, 7 p.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library. 2012-13 season preview, awards presentations, election of board members.

Support Group

A support group for individuals and/or family members to receive mutual support, education, advocacy and service regarding mental health issues meets the last Tuesday of the month, including Aug. 28, 7-8:30 p.m., Decatur County Memorial Hospital, Greensburg, OB conference room. Confidentially honored. Info: Linda Ricke, 812-663-6370.

 

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.

Car Wash

The Batesville High School volleyball program freewill donation car wash is Sept. 1, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Batesville McDonald’s. Proceeds go to the Side Out Foundation for breast cancer research and awareness.

 

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.

 

Saturday, Sept. 8

Twilight Time Again!

It's Twilight Time Again! Sept. 8, 5-9 p.m., Whitewater Canal State Historic Site, Metamora, features a catered buffet dinner at Grist Mill Park, live music, a horse-drawn carriage ride and canal boat cruise. Cost: $35. Reservations required: www.indianamuseum. org/whitewater. Info: Joanne Williams,765-647-6512. 

 

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.

 

Tuesday, Sept. 25

Support Group

A support group for individuals and/or family members to receive mutual support, education, advocacy and service regarding mental health issues meets the last Tuesday of the month, including Sept. 25, 7-8:30 p.m., Decatur County Memorial Hospital, Greensburg, OB conference room. Confidentially honored. Info: Linda Ricke, 812-663-6370.

 

Tuesday, Oct. 2

Scrapbooking

The Sassy Scrappers scrapbooking group for ladies 12 and older meets the first and third Tuesdays of each month, including Oct. 2, 6 p.m., Church on the Rock. Participants should bring their own supplies. RSVP: 934-3154.

Napoleon

Senior Club

The Napoleon Senior Club meets Oct. 2, 6 p.m., Napoleon Community Center. Bring a covered dish and table service. Info: Jean Huber, 934-2245.

 

Wednesday, Oct. 3

La Leche League

La Leche League of Sunman, a breast-feeding support group, will meet Oct. 3, 5-6 p.m., at Dr. Suzanne Martini’s office, Sunman. Expectant and breast-feeding moms welcome. Info: 812-654-2593.

 

Thursday, Oct. 4

Masonic Meeting

Batesville Free and Accepted Masonic Lodge 668 will hold its monthly meeting Oct. 4, 7 p.m.

 

Fri.-Sat., Oct. 5-6

Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest is Oct. 5-6, St. Joseph American Legion Post 464, St. Leon. Friday, 5-8 p.m., fish fry, karaoke; Saturday, 4 p.m., chicken dinners; 5:30 p.m., grilled pork chop dinners; 6:45 p.m., pie auction; both days, games, food, music. All proceeds go to fund American Legion programs and community activities.

 

Saturday, Oct. 6

Masonic Breakfast

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

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.

 

Sunday, Oct. 7

Holy Family Festival

The Holy Family Catholic Church, Oldenburg, festival is Oct. 7. Chicken and roast beef dinners, 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Cost: adults, $10; children, $6. Evening meal, 4:30-6:30 p.m.; lunch stand, raffles, games.

CROP Walk

The Ripley County CROP Walk to aid the hungry is Oct. 7, 1:30 p.m.,  St. John’s United Church of Christ, Huntersville. Info: www. cropwalk.org. To receive a registration packet: the Rev. Juanita Wallpe, 934-3497.

 

Wednesday, Oct. 10

Card Party

The St. Anne’s Ladies Sodality is sponsoring a card party  Oct. 10, 1-4:30 p.m., St. Anthony Catholic Church, Morris, lower hall.

 

Thursday, Oct. 11

Ladies’ Auxiliary

The Batesville Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3183 Ladies’ Auxiliary will meet Oct. 11, 7 p.m., post home. Info: Patti Weberding, 934-3644.

 

Friday, Oct. 12

RCCF Grant

Applications Due

Applications available at www.rccfonline.org for the next Ripley County Community Foundation small project grant cycle are due Oct. 12. Info: 933-1098.

 

Tuesday, Oct. 16

BAHS Meeting

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

 

Tuesday, Oct. 30

Support Group

A support group for individuals and/or family members to receive mutual support, education, advocacy and service regarding mental health issues meets the last Tuesday of the month, including Oct. 30, 7-8:30 p.m., Decatur County Memorial Hospital, Greensburg, OB conference room. Confidentially honored. Info: Linda Ricke, 812-663-6370.

 

Thursday, Nov. 1

Masonic Meeting

Batesville Free and Accepted Masonic Lodge 668 will hold its monthly meeting Nov. 1, 7 p.m.

 

Saturday, Nov. 3

Masonic Breakfast

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

 

Tuesday, Nov. 6

Scrapbooking

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

Napoleon

Senior Club

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

 

Wednesday, Nov. 7

La Leche League

La Leche League of Sunman, a breast-feeding support group, will meet Nov. 7, 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 Nov. 7, 7 p.m. Info: Katy Hortemiller, 934-5267.

 

Thursday, Nov. 8

Ladies’ Auxiliary

The Batesville Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3183 Ladies’ Auxiliary will meet Nov. 8, 7 p.m., post home. Info: Patti Weberding, 934-3644.

 

Wednesday, Nov. 14

Card Party

The St. Anne’s Ladies Sodality is sponsoring a card party  Nov. 14, 1-4:30 p.m., St. Anthony Catholic Church, Morris, lower hall.

 

Tuesday, Nov. 27

Support Group

A support group for individuals and/or family members to receive mutual support, education, advocacy and service regarding mental health issues meets the last Tuesday of the month, including Nov. 27, 7-8:30 p.m., Decatur County Memorial Hospital, Greensburg, OB conference room. Confidentially honored. Info: Linda Ricke, 812-663-6370.

 

Saturday, Dec. 1

Masonic Breakfast

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

 

Tuesday, Dec. 4

Scrapbooking

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

 

Wednesday, Dec. 5

La Leche League

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

 

Thursday, Dec. 6

Masonic Meeting

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

 

Wednesday, Dec. 12

Card Party

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

 

Thursday, Dec. 13

Ladies’ Auxiliary

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

 

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