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Wednesday, Sept. 25
Batesville Quiltmakers will meet Sept. 25, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Batesville Christian Church. Info: Carlan Bischoff, 812-212-1180.
The Batesville Memorial Public Library trustees will meet Sept. 25, 5 p.m.
Batesville Toastmasters will meet Sept. 25, 5:30 p.m., Community Church of Batesville, 103 E. George St. (old Taff Furniture building). Info: 934-3462.
Thursday, Sept. 26
The Secular Franciscans, a fraternity for lay people who want to follow St. Francis of Assisi, will meet Sept. 26, 6:30 p.m., Holy Family Church Father Rudolf Room.
Friday, Sept. 27
A junior high youth dance for grades 6-8 is Sept. 27, 7:30-10 p.m., Batesville Knights of St. John hall, 111 S. Vine St. Cost: $5. Proceeds help fund the Knights of St. John youth mission trip.
Saturday, Sept. 28
The Mayor’s Youth Council Trail Trek walk/run with 1.75-mile and 5-kilometer routes is Sept. 28, 9 a.m., Liberty Park. The cost is $10 per person or $25 for a family of three or more. Proceeds will be used to maintain the Liberty Trail, the first phase of the city’s trail system. Registration forms are available at www.batesvilleindiana.us and the Memorial Building.
On Sept. 28, Oldenburg Franciscan center will host Creativity: Finding God in the Everyday, 9-11:30 a.m., cost $20; and Climate Change Ambassador Program, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., cost: $30, includes lunch. Info: 933-6437 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
A Whitewater Valley Walkers 10K hike is Sept. 28, Brookville Tailwater Town Park. Registration will be from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Membership in Whitewater Valley Walkers is through membership in the Whitewater Canal Trail or the specific Whitewater Valley Walkers fee of $10 per person. Info: Dennis Fritz, 812-584-2687.
Hogeye Navvy will perform Sept. 28, 3 p.m., Liberty Park, for Applefest as part of the Batesville Memorial Public Library’s After Hours Concert Series. Info: www.ebatesville.com/library/after.html or 934-4706.
Sat.-Sun., Sept. 28-29
Applefest, sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Batesville, is Sept. 28, 11 a.m.-6 p.m; and Sept. 29, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Liberty Park. Apples and apple products; entertainment; food; games; crafts, business and club booths.
Sunday, Sept. 29
Fear Factory is open Sept. 29, 1-3 p.m., for lights-on tours for children up to 10, RomWeber Marketplace (use east side Depot Street entrance between East Pearl and South streets). Cost: $5.
Monday, Sept. 30
United Families will meet Sept. 30, 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, Oct. 1
Napoleon Senior Club will meet Oct. 1, 6 p.m., Napoleon Community Center. Bring a covered dish and table service. Info: Jean Huber, 934-2245.
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.
Thursday, Oct. 3
St. John’s Lutheran Church, Napoleon, will have its coffee social with a ham dinner Oct. 3, 4:30 p.m.
Batesville Free and Accepted Masonic Lodge 668 will meet Oct. 3, 7 p.m.
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 email@example.com.
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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
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.