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Wednesday, Oct. 2
The Columbus Star Quilters Guild will meet Oct. 2, 9:30 a.m., Masonic lodge, 4131 Rocky Ford Road, Columbus. JoAnn Ferguson will talk about her foundation-pieced jackets. Bring a show ‘n tell. Info: 812-418-8669.
La Leche League of Sunman, a breast-feeding support group, meets Oct. 2, 5-6 p.m., Dr. Suzanne Martini’s office, Sunman. Info: 812-654-2593.
The Beginning Computer Class Series is Oct. 2, 6 p.m., Greenburg–Decatur County Public Library. Info: 812-663-2826.
The Brookville History Detectives will meet Oct. 2, 6:30 p.m., Brookville Library. Persons can bring a family heirloom or questionable antique to be photographed. The detectives will research it and return Oct. 30 to explain their findings. Info: 765-647-4031.
Friends of Batesville Memorial Public Library will meet Oct. 2, 7 p.m., library.
The Red Hat Belles of Batesville will meet Oct. 9, 11 a.m., Cross County Plaza, to carpool to North Dearborn Country Club, Aurora, for lunch and meeting. Then they will depart for Hollywood Casino. RSVP by Oct. 2: Eleen Weisenbach, 934-3484.
Thursday, Oct. 3
St. John’s Lutheran Church, Napoleon, will have its coffee social with a ham dinner Oct. 3, 4:30 p.m.
Professional Paranormal Investigations will be presented Oct. 3, 6 p.m., Greenburg–Decatur County Public Library. Info: 812-663-2826.
Batesville Free and Accepted Masonic Lodge 668 will meet Oct. 3, 7 p.m.
Thu. and Sat., Oct. 3 and 5
The pick up schedule for Old National Bank’s Coat Drive, for those in need of coats who can’t afford them, is Oct. 3, 6-8 p.m.; and Oct. 5, noon-2 p.m., Batesville Fire Department.
Thu.-Sat., Oct. 3-5
The St. John’s United Church of Christ, Huntersville, Rummage Sale is Oct. 3, 8 a.m.-7 p.m.; Oct. 4, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; and Oct. 5, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., old school house, Columbus Avenue. Info: 812-663-7422.
Friday, Oct. 4
Batesville Beautification League will meet Oct. 4, noon, Sherman House. Info: Clara Goble, 934-3723.
A card party will take place Oct. 4, 1:30-4 p.m., St. Andrews Health Campus. Info: Kristin Rowland, 934-5090.
For the Friday Night Film Series Oct. 4, ”The Way” will be presented 6:30-9 p.m., Oldenburg Franciscan Center. Freewill offering. Info: 933-6437 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Christian Motorcyclists Association No. 752 will meet Oct. 4, 7 p.m., Skyline Chili, 714 W. Eads Parkway, Lawrenceburg. Info: 812-654-3713 or CMAUSA.org.
The Casket Cup 3 vs. 3 Soccer Tournament is Oct. 26. After Oct. 4 there will be a $25 late fee. Paper registration forms can be picked up at the Bill Gillespie Soccer Park concession stand. Info and online registration: www.batesvillesoccer.org.
Fri.-Sat., Oct. 4-5
St. Maurice Catholic Church, Napoleon, will hold its fall rummage sale Oct. 4, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. and Oct. 5, 8 a.m.-noon, parish hall.
The St. Leon Oktoberfest is Oct. 4, beginning at 4 p.m: fish fry, 5 p.m.; karaoke, 7 p.m.; Oct. 5, beginning at 3 p.m.: chicken dinner, 4 p.m.; pork chop dinner, 5:30 p.m.; both days: beer garden, kids games.
Fear Factory is open Oct. 4-5, 7-10 p.m., $5; and special midnight tour Oct. 4, $10, RomWeber Marketplace (use east side Depot Street entrance between East Pearl and South streets).
Saturday, Oct. 5
Batesville Masonic Lodge 668 breakfast, Oct. 5, 6-10 a.m. Minimum donation: adults, $5; children 6-12, $3; under 6, free. Takeout orders: 934-3144.
First Saturday Hike, Oct. 5, 9 a.m., Versailles State Park swimming pool parking lot. Free with $5 vehicle entrance fee. Info: 812-689-7431.
Franciscan Spirituality: Franciscan Friendship will be presented Oct. 5, 9-11:30 a.m., Oldenburg Franciscan Center. Cost: $20. Info and RSVP: 933-6437 or email@example.com.
The Batesville K12, a 12K race organized by the Batesville Community Education Foundation, is Oct. 12, 9 a.m., George-Main streets intersection. The entry fee is $25 before Oct. 5 and $30 after. Relay team rates are $40 and $45, respectively. Info: http://batesvilleeducationfoundation.org or 812-216-8137.
The Gilliland Howe Children’s Health and Safety Fair is Oct. 5, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Decatur County Family YMCA.
Sunday, Oct. 6
Klemme’s Corner United Church of Christ, Brookville, Fall Festival is Oct. 6, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Fried chicken dinners, $10 for adults; silent auction, raffles, games, crafts, music, pumpkin patch hayride.
Monday, Oct. 7
Tail Waggin’ Tutor will be presented Oct. 7, 2 p.m., Greenburg–Decatur County Public Library. Info: 812-663-2826.
A blood drive will be held Oct. 7, 2-7 p.m., Southeastern Indiana YMCA on the American Red Cross bus.
The Daughters of Isabella All Saints Circle 1384 will meet Oct. 7, 7 p.m., Knights of Columbus. Wear a Halloween costume.
Registration for Southeastern Indiana YMCA Fall II Session programs begins Oct. 7 for members and Oct. 10 for potential members. Programs begin Oct. 14. Info: www.siymca.org or 934-6006.
Tuesday, Oct. 8
On Oct. 8 for fall break, the Greenburg-Decatur County Public Library will host a family movie, 10:30 a.m.,and Minute to Win It! Fall Break Fun for Teens ingrades 6-12, 1 p.m.Info: 812-663-2826.
Ripley County Democrats will meet Oct. 8, Ed and Marge Hunter’s home, 1097 Delaware Road, Batesville. Soup dinner, 6 p.m. Bring dessert to share. Meeting, 7 p.m.
The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3183 will meet Oct. 8, 7 p.m.
A solo card party will be held Oct. 8, 7:30 p.m., Batesville Knights of St. John Hall.
Wednesday, Oct. 9
St. Louis Church is sponsoring a community blood drive Oct. 9, noon-5:30 p.m., Batesville Knights of Columbus hall. Come any time. No appointments taken. Info: Anita Brelage, 934-3095.
St. Anne’s Ladies Sodality card party, Oct. 9, 1-4:30 p.m., St. Anthony Catholic Church, Morris, lower hall.
On Oct. 9, an Utopian Wildlife Program (family program) will be presented, 2 p.m. and Beginning Computer Class Series, 6 p.m., Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library. Info: 812-663-2826.
Batesville Toastmasters will meet Oct. 9, 5:30 p.m., Community Church of Batesville, 103 E. George St. (old Taff Furniture building). Info: 934-3462.
Thursday, Oct. 10
On Oct. 10, a make and take craft will be in the children’s room while supplies last and a fall break teen program for grades 6-12– Spoons and Milkshakes! will be presented at 1 p.m., Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library. Info: 812-663-2826.
Batesville Memorial Public Library will host two free presentations by Joan Hostetler of Heritage Photo and Research Services Oct. 10: Researching Your Historic Home or Building, 2 p.m; and Care and Identification of Family Photographs, 6:30 p.m.
The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3183 Ladies’ Auxiliary will meet Oct. 10, 7 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 11
A Batesville K12 pasta dinner open to the public is Oct. 11, 5-7 p.m., Batesville Intermediate School cafeteria. Freewill donations. RSVPs appreciated: 812-216-8137.
The Franklin County Arts Council Oktoberfest Dinner and Dance is Oct. 11, Brookville Knights of Columbus hall. German meal, 6 p.m.; music by Squeezeplay, 7-10 p.m. Tickets are $15. Cash bar. Info: Patti Wilhelm, 765-309-1473.