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Saturday, Oct. 19
The Fall Fun Run, hosted by South Decatur Junior Senior High School Music Parents is Oct. 19, 9 a.m., Westport Health Clinic. Registration, 8-9 a.m. Cost: $25. Info: Robyn Davis, 812-591-8232 or email@example.com.
A Pink Pajama Party, which helps fight breast cancer, is Oct.19, 7-11 p.m., Schilling Center, 900 Mill St., Brookville. Tickets to the Fayette Regional Health System event are $15 in advance or $20 at the door. Reservations: firstname.lastname@example.org or 765-265-8733. To make appointments for free mammograms between 2-8 p.m.: 859-655-7400.
A Harvest Dinner, featuring roast pork, is Oct. 19, 4-7 p.m., St. Charles Catholic Church, Milan. Cost: adults, $10; kids 5-12, $4; under 5, free. Country store, kids games, raffle. Free apple cider and pony rides.
Oldenburg Academy Students in Sports will have an all-you-can-eat chicken dinner Oct. 19, 4-7 p.m., Batesville Knights of Columbus Hall. Cost: adults, $10; kids 3-12, $6; whole chicken carryout, $10; carryout dinners (one time through line), $10.
The Hamburg Knights of St. John will have a pork chop supper and reverse raffle Oct. 19, 4:30-7:30 p.m., Hamburg hall. Meal, $10; reverse raffle ticket, $20, includes meal. Info and tickets: Dan Nobbe, 934-3979.
Janiece Jaffe will perform Oct. 19, 7 p.m., as part of the Batesville Memorial Public Library’s After Hours Concert Series. Info: www.ebatesville.com/library/after.html or 934-4706.
Fear Factory is open Oct. 19, 7-10 p.m., RomWeber Marketplace (use east side Depot Street entrance between East Pearl and South streets). Cost: $5.
Haunted Village tours, sponsored by the Metamora Merchants Association, are Oct. 19, 7-10 p.m. Cost: $5.
Spooky Halloween Cruises are Oct. 19, 7:30, 8, 8:30 and 9 p.m., Whitewater Canal State Historic Site, Metamora. Tickets are $5. Also Oct. 26. Info: 765-647-6512.
Batesville Music Boosters are sponsoring a Celebrating Home fundraiser through Oct. 25. Proceeds help Batesville High School band and Batesville Singers members raise funds for a trip to Walt Disney World in 2014. To place an order, contact student members or www.celebratinghome.com/fundraiser/DisneyTrip2014/participant/18529.
Sunday, Oct. 20
International evangelists Michael and Linda Livengood will speak at Church on the Rock Oct. 20, 10 a.m. Info: 934-5192.
The St. Jacob’s United Church of Christ, Blue Creek, turkey dinner is Oct. 20, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Carryouts available.
Coffee Talk: Called to Saging, Not Aging will be held Oct. 20, 10:45 a.m.-noon., Oldenburg Franciscan Center. Freewill offering. Info: 933-6437 or email@example.com.
Monday, Oct. 21
Franklin County Historical Society program by county historian John Newman is Oct. 21, Brookville United Methodist Church, 150 E. Eighth St.: 6 p.m., dinner; 7 p.m. Cost: $10. RSVP required: Pam Beneker, 765-647-7365.
Family Cares, a support group for family members of those with mental illness, meets Oct. 21, 7 p.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library.
The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3183 Men’s Auxiliary will meet Oct. 21, 7 p.m.
The Taterbug 30 Ultramarathon and Relay is Nov. 2, 8 a.m., Switzerland County. Early deadline fees of $85 for individuals and $350 for relay teams are due Oct. 21. Fees are $100 and $400, respectively, after that. Info: www.taterbug30.com or 812-427-9186.
Tuesday, Oct. 22
Haunted gingerbread houses will be made by kindergartners through fifth-graders Oct. 22, 2-4 p.m., Brookville Public Library. To register: 765-647-4031.
The St. Louis Catholic School Prospective Parent Night is Oct. 22, 7-7:30 p.m. Enter at school’s front door. Information on tuition programs will be available.
The annual Kids’ Halloween Party for prekindergartners through third-graders accompanied by adults isOct. 22, 7 p.m., Batesville public library. “Habitat-Tat-Tat” will be performed by the Minnetrista Theatre Preserve, Muncie. Tykes are encouraged to dress up.
Wednesday, Oct. 23
Haunted gingerbread houses will be made by kindergartners through fifth-graders Oct. 23, 2-4 p.m., Laurel Public Library. To register: 765-698-2582.
Batesville Memorial Public Library trustees will meet Oct. 23, 5 p.m.
Batesville Toastmasters will meet Oct. 23, 5:30 p.m., Community Church of Batesville, 103 E. George St. (old Taff Furniture building). Info: 934-3462.
A meeting for those interested in being on the Batesville High School Swim Team is Oct. 23, 5:30 p.m., Batesville Middle School Commons. Attendance is mandatory for the student and at least one parent. Info: T.J. Greene, firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Beginning Computer Class Series is Oct. 23, 6 p.m., Greenburg–Decatur County Public Library. Info: 812-663-2826.
Thursday, Oct. 24
A spider hunt for toddlers and preschoolers is Oct. 24, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Tyson Library, Versailles.
The Batesville Middle School PTSO Chili Supper Fundraiser is Oct. 24, 4:30-7:30 p.m. Cost: adults, $8; children under 10, $5. Carryouts available. Info: 934-5175.
Parents Advocating Catholic Education/Holy Family Church are sponsoring a Ladies’ Night Out with various vendors Oct. 24, 6-9 p.m., Holy Family Church cafeteria.
The Batesville Lions Club will have a dinner meeting Oct. 24, 6:30 p.m., Sherman House. Mayor Rick Fledderman will be the guest speaker. RSVP: Ted Hartshorn, 934-2636.
Thu.-Fri., Oct. 24-25
Batesville Quiltmakers will meet Oct. 24-25 for Sew Days, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Batesville Christian Church. Info: Carlan Bischoff, 812-212-1180.
Thu.-Thu, Oct. 24-31
The Batesville Middle School Scholastic Book Fair is Oct. 24, 4:30-7:30 p.m.; Oct. 25-31, 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., media center. Muffins will be served to families Oct. 31, 7:30-8 a.m.
Friday, Oct. 25
A Bats and Boo...ks! Family Halloween Program is Oct. 25, 6:30-8 p.m., Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library. Info: 812-663-2826.
The EC Crush ‘em Classic, a volleyball tournament sponsored by East Central Team Boosters, is Nov. 3, East Central High School. Cost: $120 per team. Maximum of 20 teams. Cash prizes for first and second place. RSVP by Oct. 25: email@example.com.
Fri.-Sat., Oct. 25-26
After turkey dinners Oct. 25-26, 7 p.m., Napoleon Community Center, an interactive mystery called “Farringways Funways” will be presented at Ye Olde Central House across the street. Tickets are $15. Reservations: Pat Hicks, 812-852-4818. Proceeds will help maintain the historic Central House.
Fear Factory is open Oct. 25-26, 7-10 p.m., RomWeber Marketplace (use east side Depot Street entrance between East Pearl and South streets). Cost: $5.
A Haunted Gym may be toured Oct. 25, 8 p.m.-midnight; and Oct. 26, 8-11 p.m., Tyson Activity Center, 100 N. High St., Versailles. Tickets are $5.
Saturday, Oct. 26
The Casket Cup 3 vs. 3 Soccer Tournament is Oct. 26. Paper registration forms can be picked up at the Bill Gillespie Soccer Park concession stand. Info and online registration: www.batesvillesoccer.org.