Batesville Herald Tribune, Batesville, Indiana

October 18, 2013


The Batesville Herald-Tribune

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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

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: 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: 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.

Oct. 19-25

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

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

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: 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,

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:

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: