Batesville Herald Tribune, Batesville, Indiana

June 21, 2013

Activities as of June 21


The Batesville Herald-Tribune

BATESVILLE — 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, June 22

Bone Marrow

Donor Drive

June 22, 7 a.m.-10 p.m., Ripley County Relay for Life, Batesville High School track. Persons 18-44 can join free through the link http://join.bethematch.org/Indiana. Info: Mary Dickey, Margaret Mary Health Foundation, 933-5141.

Ripley County Chamber of Commerce 5K

June 22, 8 a.m., on the square in Versailles. Registration, 7-7:50 a.m., in front of Schuerman Law Firm building. Cost: $10, if received by June 21; $15 on race day. Info: 812-689-6654 or ripley cc@ripleycountychamber.org.

Morris Firemen’s Festival

June 22, St. Anthony’s Catholic Church grounds. 9 a.m., 5K; 4-11 p.m., games, raffles, food, band, fireworks.

Carnival Day

June 22, 9 a.m.-noon, Batesville Christian Church. Kindergarten age children and older may be dropped off. Families encouraged to participate. Free. Info: 934-5147.

Handbags for Hope Silent Auction and Luncheon

June 22, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Batesville Middle School commons. Tickets for the Church on the Rock Women’s Ministry fundraiser are $5. Proceeds will fund a dinner for Safe Passage clients. Info: Carla Thomas, 513-256-8965.

Michaela Farm, Oldenburg, Celebration

June 22, 4 p.m., farm tours, drinks, appetizers, silent auction. Join the Sisters of St. Francis as they celebrate natural farming. Dinner buffet, 6 p.m. Cost: $50. Info: 933-6460.

Sunday, June 23

St. Nicholas, Sunman, Church Picnic

June 23, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Fried chicken and roast beef dinners, beer garden, games.

Monday, June 24

United Families

Meets June 24, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Community Mental Health Center’s Intensive Youth Services office, 215 E. George St. Dinner and child care provided.

Tuesday, June 25

Pint Size Polkas

Part of the Batesville Memorial Public Library’s Summer Reading Program, June 25, 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Sign up at library. Info: 934-4706.

Gleaners Food Distribution

June 25, 4 p.m., Brookville city pool parking lot.

 

Wednesday, June 26

Batesville Quiltmakers

Meet June 26, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Batesville Christian Church. Info: Carlan Bischoff, 812-212-1180.

Batesville Toastmasters

Meet the second and fourth Wednesdays, including June 26, noon-1 p.m. Info: 934-3462.

Batesville Memorial Public Library Trustees

Meet June 26, 5 p.m.

 

June 26-29

Bluegrass at the Gateway Festival

June 26-29, Whitewater Valley Gateway Park, 19067 U.S. 52, Metamora. Tickets: Thursday, $5; Friday, $10; and Saturday, $12. Advance tickets at 765-647-2541 are $2 less. Info and schedule: www.whitewatercanalscenicbyway.org.

Thursday, June 27

Secular Franciscans

The fraternity for lay people who want to follow the rule of life of St. Francis meets June 27, 6:30 p.m., Holy Family Catholic Church, Oldenburg, Father Rudolf Room.

Friday, June 28

Daughters of Isabella Picnic RSVP Deadline

Picnic is July 1, 6 p.m., Batesville Knights of Columbus hall. Bring covered dish plus tape and scissors to wrap gifts. RSVP by June 28: Rosie Slagle, 934-6668.

Fri.-Sat., June 28-29

Brookville Canoefest

June 28, 5-11 p.m.; June 29, 8 a.m.-11 p.m., races at Brookville Lake’s tailwaters to the Whitewater River, events at town park. Info: www.BrookvilleCanoefest.com.

Saturday, June 29

Hobby Day

June 29, 9 a.m.-noon, Batesville Christian Church. For children entering kindergarten and older. Families encouraged to participate. Free. Info: 934-5147.

First Aid/CPR/AED Training

Sponsored by the American Red Cross June 29, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Dearborn and Ohio County Chapter, 539 Main St., Lawrenceburg. Cost: $85. RSVP: red cross.org/takeaclass.

Twilight Time

June 29, 5-10 p.m., Whitewater Canal State Historic Site, Metamora. Steel band, wine tasting, island-themed buffet, yard games and a canal boat ride. Tickets are $35. Reservations: 812-273-4531 or afairchild@indianamuseum.org.

Sunday, June 30

Ice Cream Festival

June 30, 5-8 p.m., Smyrna Lutheran Church. Sponsored by Smyrna Lutheran and Smyrna Guys and Gals 4—H Club.

Monday, July 1

Hillenbrand Doll Plant Gathering

Retirees and spouses meet the first Monday of odd numbered months, including July 1, 11:30 a.m., Osgood Grub Co. All-you-can-eat buffet: $10.62 includes tip.

Tuesday, July 2

Napoleon Senior Club

Meets July 2, 6 p.m., Napoleon Community Center. Bring a covered dish and table service. Info: Jean Huber, 934-2245.

Wednesday, July 3

Blood Drive

July 3, 1-6:30 p.m., Sunman American Legion. One donor will win four Kings Island tickets and $100 Visa gift card. Info or to schedule appointment: www.hox worth.org/groups/sun man or Roger Lang, 812-623-3685.

La Leche League of Sunman

The breast-feeding support group meets July 3, 5-6 p.m., Dr. Suzanne Martini’s office, Sunman. Info: 812-654-2593.

Friday, July 5

Batesville Beautification League

Meets the first Fridays, including July 5, noon, Sherman House. Info: Judy Schath, 934-3234.

Friday, July 5

Oldenburg Franciscan Center Program

“Life of Pi” will be presented July 5, 6:30-9 p.m. Freewill offering. Info: 933-6437 or center@oldenburgosf.com.

“Peter Pan” Registration Deadline

July 5. Rehearsals for youth 8-18 are July 15-19 and performances are July 19-20 at the Batesville High School auditorium, presented by Rural Alliance for the Arts and Prairie Fire Children’s Theatre. To download form: www.ruralalliance arts.com/peter-pan-2013. Info: Rose Herring, 812-623-0153.

Saturday, July 6

Batesville Masonic Lodge 668 Breakfast

July 6, 6-10 a.m. Minimum donation: adults, $5; children 6-12, $3; under 6, free. Takeout orders: 934-3144.

First Saturday Hike

July 6, 9 a.m., Versailles State Park Oak Grove Shelter parking lot. Free with $5 vehicle entrance fee. Info: 812-689-7431.

Sunday, July 7

Christian Motorcyclists Association No. 752

Meets July 7, Hog Rock Cafe, 101 E. Carr St., Milan. Food and fellowship, 1 p.m.; meeting, 2 p.m. Info: 812-654-3713 or CMAUSA.org.

Tuesday, July 9

Silly Safaris

Part of the Batesville Memorial Public Library’s Summer Reading Program, July 9, 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Sign up at library. Info: 934-4706.

Wednesday, July 10

St. Anne’s Ladies Sodality Card Party

July 10, 1-4:30 p.m., St. Anthony Catholic Church, Morris, lower hall.

Monday, July 15

Family Cares

The support group for family members of those with mental illness meets July 15, 7 p.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library.

July 15-22

Southeastern Indiana YMCA Summer II Session Registration

Begins July 15 for members and July 18 for potential members. Programs begin July 22. Info: www.siymca.org or 934-6006.

Tuesday, July 16

National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association

Meets the third Tuesday, including July 16, 10 a.m., Ponderosa Steakhouse, Greensburg. Info: 765-629-2720.

Wednesday, July 17

Oldenburg Franciscan Center Program

Contemplative Prayer will be presented July 17, 3-4:30 p.m. Cost: $5. Info and RSVP: 933-6437 or center@oldenburgosf.com.

Fri.-Sat., July 19-20

“Peter Pan”

July 19, 7 p.m., and July 20, 2 p.m., Batesville High School auditorium, presented by Rural Alliance for the Arts and Prairie Fire Children’s Theatre. Tickets at $5 can be purchased at the door.

Saturday, July 20

Oldenburg Franciscan Center Program

Managing Stress Through Prayer will be presented July 30, 9-11:30 a.m. Cost: $20-$30. Info and RSVP: 933-6437 or center@oldenburgosf.com.

Wednesday, July 24

Batesville Quiltmakers

Meet July 24, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Batesville Christian Church. Info: Carlan Bischoff, 812-212-1180.

Monday, July 29

United Families

Meets July 29, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Community Mental Health Center’s Intensive Youth Services office, 215 E. George St. Dinner and child care provided.