Batesville Herald Tribune, Batesville, Indiana

May 18, 2012

Activities as of May 18


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Friday, May 18

Brookville Main Street After Hours

The Brookville Main Street After Hours Party May 18, 6-8 p.m., features games, activities and food to benefit the county’s Relay for Life. Info: 765-647-6522.

Driver’s Ed Registrations Due

The registration deadline for the Batesville High School summer driver’s education course is May 18. A meeting for all students and parents will be held May 23, 7 p.m., BHS cafeteria.

 

Saturday, May 19

Towpath Dash

The Whitewater Canal 10K Towpath Dash and Fun Run is May 19, 8 a.m., Metamora. The cost is $25. Info: 765-647-6512 or www. active.com/10k-race/ metamora-in/towpath-10k-dash-and-fun-run-2012.

St. Nick Sprint

The St. Nick Sprint is May 19, 9 a.m., St. Nicholas School, Sunman, front parking lot. Registration, 8 a.m. Registration forms available at the school, St. Nicholas Church, Southeastern Indiana YMCA or at www.stni cholas-sunman.org. Proceeds help benefit new school project.

Poker Run

An all-terrain vehicle poker run is May 19, 11 a.m. after 10 a.m. registration, 2537 W. County Road 100 N., Versailles. The rain date is May 20. The $25 per unit registration fee aids Safe Passage and American Youth Outreach Unlimited. Info: Kevin Menchhofer, 812-756-0158. 

“Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs”

Batesville Memorial Public Library and Friends of the Library will sponsor “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” performed by the Cincinnati Kinderballet May 19, 3 p.m., Batesville Middle School commons. RSVP required for the free program: 934-4706.

Pork Chop Dinner

The Batesville Knights of St. John are hosting a pork chop dinner May 19, 4:30-7:30 p.m.

RAA Art Auction

The Rural Alliance for the Arts 22nd Annual Art Auction, “A Magical Evening” is May 19, 6 p.m., Hill-Rom Center. Cost: $55. Info and tickets: 933-0355. Proceeds go toward funding art programs in local schools and the community.

 

Sunday, May 20

Chicken Dinner

The Adams Lutheran Church Chicken Dinner is May 20, 11 a.m. on. Adults, $7; children, $4. Carryouts available.

Breakfast Buffet

St. Paul’s Ladies Sodality will host a hot breakfast bar buffet May 20, 7:30 a.m.-noon, St. Paul’s Catholic Church hall, New Alsace. Freewill offering.

Great Strides Walk

A Great Strides  Walk for the Cure of Cystic Fibrosis is May 20,  Liberty Park. Registration starts at noon and the 5K at 1 p.m. Info: greatstrides. cff.org or Amy Wilson, 513-533-9300.

“Batesville’s Dancing!”

The Dance Studio spring concert is May 20, 2 p.m., Batesville High School Auditorium.  Free admission.

Church Speaker

Carol Baum, a Chosen People Ministries representative, will speak at Sunman Bible Church May 20, 6 p.m., Info: 812-623-2941.

 

Monday, May 21

Relay for Life

Meetings

The last Ripley County Relay for Life team captains meeting is May 21, 6 p.m., Milan Elementary School, 412 E. Carr St. A committee meeting will follow at 7 p.m. Info: Kari Moore, moore.kari2010@gmail.com or 812-216-0348.

Right to Life

Right to Life of Southeastern Indiana will meet May 21, 7 p.m., Versailles Church of Christ, Jarvis Drive.

 

May 21-28

YMCA Registration

The Southeastern Indiana YMCA Summer 1 session program registration begins May 21 for members and May 24 for potential members. Programs begin May 28. Info: www. siymca.org or 934-6006.

 

Tuesday, May 22

Library Happenings

On May 22, the Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will hold Food for Thought, sponsored by the Greensburg-Decatur County Chamber of Commerce, 11 a.m.; and Knit Night, 6 p.m. Info: 812-663-2826.

 

Wednesday, May 23

Quiltmakers

Batesville Quiltmakers will meet May 23, St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Crossroads, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Info and program details: Carolyn Tully, 812-689-7012.

BMPL Trustees

The Batesville Memorial Public Library Board of Trustees will meet May 23, 5 p.m.

Library Happenings

On May 23, the Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will kick off its summer reading program. A Silly Safari family program is at 6 p.m. Info: 812-663-2826.

Driver’s Ed Meeting

A meeting for all students taking driver’s education at Batesville High School this summer and their parents will be held May 23, 7 p.m., BHS cafeteria.

 

Thursday, May 24

Secular Franciscans

The Secular Franciscans, a fraternity for lay people who want to follow the rule of life of St. Francis, will meet May 24, 6:30 p.m., Holy Family Catholic Church, Oldenburg, Father Rudolf Room.

 

Friday, May 25

Library Happenings

The Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will sponsor a “Cool Cupcakes” tween program for grades 3-5 May 25, 10 a.m. Info: 812-663-2826.

 

Saturday, May 26

Indy 500 Drawing

The Batesville American Legion Indy 500 race drawing is May 26, 8 p.m., post home. Chicken dinners are available at 5 p.m.

After Hours

Concert Series

Southern Indiana’s Troubadours of Divine Bliss perform a free folk music show as part of the Batesville Memorial Public Library After Hours Concert Series May 26, 7 p.m.

 

Monday, May 28

Family Fun Day

Family Fun Day, sponsored by Stayin’ Alive, is May 28,10 a.m.-1 p.m., Brookville Town Park. Free crafts, activities, games, food and prizes. Info: www.stayinalive 24.org.

 

Tuesday, May 29

Library Happenings

On May 29, the Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will sponsor “Make a Summer T-shirt Craft” in the children’s room while supplies last; story time in the children’s room, 10 a.m.; and the Alzheimer’s Series, 5 p.m. Info: 812-663-2826.

 

Wednesday, May 30

Library Happenings

The Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will sponsor the Big Trick Juggling Show, a family program, May 30, 2 p.m. Info: 812-663-2826.

 

Thursday, May 31

Library Happenings

On May 31, the Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will sponsor a Make and Take Craft, a crown or visor, while supplies last; Summer Spa Day for Girls, grades 1-5, 10 a.m.; Story time, 10 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.; and Teen Thursday – Create a Summer Reading T-shirt for grades 6-12. Info: 812-663-2826.

 

Friday, June 1

Golf Outing

The fourth annual Explore 2 Learn Children’s Museum Golf Outing is June 1, 1 p.m., Hillcrest Golf and Country Club. Cost: $100 per person. Sponsorships available. Proceeds go toward efforts to open a children’s museum in Batesville. Registration forms available at www.explore2learn.org. Info: Amber McGuire, 932-9015.

Queen’s Pageant Entry Forms Due

Young ladies who reside in Ripley County and are at least 16 and will not be 21 until after Aug. 19 are eligible to participate in the Ripley County Queen Pageant. Entry forms are available at The Herald-Tribune. Completed paperwork should be mailed to Ripley County Queen Pageant, c/o Becky Harmeyer, 603 W. County Road 925 N., Batesville, IN 47006, and must be received by Monday, June 4.

 

Saturday, June 2

Masonic Breakfast

Batesville Masonic Lodge 668 will serve a monthly all-you-can-eat breakfast June 2, 6-10 a.m. Minimum donation: adults, $5; children 6-12, $3; under 6, free. Takeout orders: 934-3144.

“Hoosiers”  on

Blu-ray Celebration

The movie “Hoosiers”  on Blu-ray Celebration is June 2, Milan: 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Milan ’54 Hoosiers Museum, 203 W. Carr Street, open; noon, youth basketball activities through grade 8, Milan High School gym; 2 p.m., free movie screening, MHS gym; 3:30 p.m., meet Milan ’54 basketball players, free autographs and $10 photos to benefit new museum; 5:30 p.m., meet the ’54 team and wine tasting, museum’s future home, 201 Carr St. (tickets  $25).Info: www.ripleycountytourism.com.

 

Sunday, June 3

St. John’s Homecoming

St. John’s United Church of Christ, Penntown, is having its homecoming June 3. Worship, 9:30 a.m.; dinner, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Freewill offering. Proceeds benefit St. John’s Cemetery.

 

Monday, June 4

Art Entry Submissions

Entry forms for the Rural Alliance for the Arts Art Show are available at Batesville Memorial Public Library, Schwestern Gallery of Arts and RomWeber Marketplace for artists 18 and older. Categories are fine arts, applied arts and photography. Art should be submitted June 4, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. or 5-7 p.m., The Hansen Center. Info: Regina Siefert, 934-5213.

Country Showdown

Entry Deadline

Entries for the Texaco Country Showdown, part of the Batesville Music and Arts Festival, are due June 4. The competition is open to bands and singles. Each must submit a CD with two songs and a $20 fee. Forms at WRBI or downloaded from www.wrbiradio. com. The show is at 7:30 p.m. June 22.

 

June 4-July 13

BMPL Summer Reading Program

The Batesville Memorial Public Library’s Summer Reading Program, “Reading on the High Seas,” is June 4-July 13. Sign up at the library for the free program. Info: 934-4706.

 

Tuesday, June 5

Scrapbooking

The Sassy Scrappers scrapbooking group for ladies 12 and older meets the first and third Tuesdays of each month, including June 5, 6 p.m., Church on the Rock, 407 N. Township Line Road. Participants should bring their own supplies. RSVP so work spaces and refreshments can be arranged: 934-3154.

5K Early

Deadline

The Batesville Music and Arts Festival 5K Run/Walk, sponsored by Southeastern Indiana YMCA, is June 20, 5:30 p.m., Liberty Park. Entry fees are $15 per person or $40 per household  if registered by June 5, going up $5 afterwards. Forms are available at the Y or www.siymca.org. Info: Angela Hurley, 934-6006.

Napoleon

Senior Club

The Napoleon Senior Club meets June 5, 6 p.m., Napoleon Community Center. Bring a covered dish and table service. Info: Jean Huber, 934-2245.

 

Wednesday, June 6

La Leche League

La Leche League of Sunman, a breast-feeding support group, will meet June 6, 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 June 6, 7 p.m. Info: Katy Hortemiller, 934-5267.

 

Thursday, June 7

Masonic Meeting

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

 

Saturday, June 9

Garden Tour

The Batesville Area Historical Society Garden Tour is June 9, 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 on tour day. They are available at the museum, 15 W. George St., Tuesday and Thursday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m.-noon. Info: Carolyn Dieckmann, 812-212-9382.

 

Wednesday, June 13

Card Party

The St. Anne’s Ladies Sodality is sponsoring a card party  June 13, 1-4:30 p.m., St. Anthony Catholic Church, Morris, lower hall.

 

Thursday, June 14

Art Show Reception

The Rural Alliance for the Arts Community Art Show artists’ reception is June 14, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Hansen Center.  Artworks also will be displayed at the center June 4-14 and at local businesses June 15-July 2.

Ladies’ Auxiliary

The Batesville Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3183 Ladies’ Auxiliary will meet June 14, 7 p.m., post home. Info: Patti Weberding, 934-3644.

 

Sat.-Sun., June 16-17

Relay for Life

The Relay for Life of Ripley County is June 16, 8 a.m.-June 17, 8 a.m., Batesville High School track. Info: www.relayforlife.org/ripleycountyin.

 

Tuesday, June 19

BAHS Meeting

The Batesville Area Historical Society will meet June 19, 7 p.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library.

 

Wednesday, June 20

Batesville Music and

Arts Festival 5K

The Batesville Music and Arts Festival 5K Run/Walk, sponsored by Southeastern Indiana YMCA, is June 20, 5:30 p.m. (registration 4:30 p.m.), Liberty Park. Entry fees are $20 per person or $45 per household. Forms are available at the Y or www.siymca.org. Info: Angela Hurley, 934-6006.

 

Wed.-Fri., June 20-22

Batesville Music

and Arts Festival

The Batesville Music and Arts Festival is June 20, 8 p.m., Cincinnati Symphony Regional Pops Orchestra, Liberty Park; June 21, 6:30 p.m., band and Rural Alliance for the Arts mural unveiling, Walnut and George intersection;  June 22, 7:30 p.m., Texaco Country Showdown, park. Freewill collections each evening. Batesville Kiwanians will serve food and drinks starting at 6:30 p.m. at the park.

 

Wednesday, June 27

Quiltmakers

Batesville Quiltmakers will meet June 27, St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Crossroads, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Info and program details: Carolyn Tully, 812-689-7012.

 

Saturday, June 30

Hat Display Ends

The Batesville Area Historical Society Museum hat display ends May 31, 15 W. George St. Summer hours are Tuesday and Thursday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m.-noon.

 

Tuesday, July 3

Scrapbooking

The Sassy Scrappers scrapbooking group for ladies 12 and older meets the first and third Tuesdays of each month, including July 3, 6 p.m., Church on the Rock. Participants should bring their own supplies. RSVP: 934-3154.

Napoleon

Senior Club

The Napoleon Senior Club meets July 3, 6 p.m., Napoleon Community Center. Bring a covered dish and table service. Info: Jean Huber, 934-2245.

 

Saturday, July 7

Masonic Breakfast

Batesville Masonic Lodge 668 will serve a monthly all-you-can-eat breakfast July 7, 6-10 a.m. Minimum donation: adults, $5; children 6-12, $3; under 6, free. Takeout orders: 934-3144.

 

Wednesday, July 11

Card Party

The St. Anne’s Ladies Sodality is sponsoring a card party  July 11, 1-4:30 p.m., St. Anthony Catholic Church, Morris, lower hall.

 

Thursday, July 12

Masonic Meeting

Batesville Free and Accepted Masonic Lodge 668 will hold its monthly meeting July 12, 7 p.m.

Ladies’ Auxiliary

The Batesville Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3183 Ladies’ Auxiliary will meet July 12, 7 p.m., post home. Info: Patti Weberding, 934-3644.

 

Wednesday, July 25

Quiltmakers

Batesville Quiltmakers will meet July 25, St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Crossroads, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Info and program details: Carolyn Tully, 812-689-7012.

 

Wednesday, Aug. 1

La Leche League

La Leche League of Sunman, a breast-feeding support group, will meet Aug. 1, 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 Aug. 1, 7 p.m., post home. Info: Patti Weberding, 934-3644.

 

Thursday, Aug. 2

Masonic Meeting

Batesville Free and Accepted Masonic Lodge 668 will hold its monthly meeting Aug. 2, 7 p.m.

 

Saturday, Aug. 4

Masonic Breakfast

Batesville Masonic Lodge 668 will serve a monthly all-you-can-eat breakfast Aug. 4, 6-10 a.m. Minimum donation: adults, $5; children 6-12, $3; under 6, free. Takeout orders: 934-3144.

 

Tuesday, Aug. 7

Scrapbooking

The Sassy Scrappers scrapbooking group for ladies 12 and older meets the first and third Tuesdays of each month, including Aug. 7, 6 p.m., Church on the Rock. Participants should bring their own supplies. RSVP: 934-3154.

Napoleon

Senior Club

The Napoleon Senior Club meets Aug. 7, 6 p.m., Napoleon Community Center. Bring a covered dish and table service. Info: Jean Huber, 934-2245.

 

Wednesday, Aug. 8

Card Party

The St. Anne’s Ladies Sodality is sponsoring a card party  Aug. 8, 1-4:30 p.m., St. Anthony Catholic Church, Morris, lower hall.

 

Thursday, Aug. 9

Ladies’ Auxiliary

The Batesville Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3183 Ladies’ Auxiliary will meet Aug. 9, 7 p.m., post home. Info: Patti Weberding, 934-3644.

 

Tuesday, Aug. 21

BAHS Meeting

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

 

Wednesday, Aug. 22

Quiltmakers

Batesville Quiltmakers will meet Aug. 22, St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Crossroads, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Info and program details: Carolyn Tully, 812-689-7012.

 

Saturday, Aug. 25

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. 

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

Wednesday, Sept. 26

Quiltmakers

Batesville Quiltmakers will meet Sept. 26, St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Crossroads, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Info and program details: Carolyn Tully, 812-689-7012.

 

Saturday, Oct. 6

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.

 

Tuesday, Oct. 16

BAHS Meeting

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

 

 

 

 

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