Batesville Herald Tribune, Batesville, Indiana

January 15, 2013

Activities as of Jan. 15


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Wednesday, Jan. 16

OFC Program

Contemplative Prayer will be presented Jan. 16, 3-4:30 p.m., Oldenburg Franciscan Center. Cost: $5. Info and reservations: 933-6437 or center@oldenburgosf.com.

Author Speaks

Author Jan Garbett will speak about African-Americans after the Civil War Jan. 16, 6 p.m., Tyson Library, Versailles. She will discuss the courage of a group of young baseball players who stood up against Judge Lynch, and Pastor Cleveland, a predecessor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  



Thursday, Jan. 17

DCHF Meeting RSVP Deadline

The Dearborn County Hospital Foundation will host its annual meeting Jan. 17, noon, Ohio Room. All 2012 contributors, life members and major donors are invited. Cost: $12.50. RSVPs by Jan. 14: 800-676-5572, Ext. 8190.

Title I

A Title I information night is Jan. 17, 6 p.m., Batesville Primary School cafeteria. Info: 934-4509.

Batesville Main Street

A Batesville Main Street meeting is Jan. 17, 6 p.m., Memorial Building first floor conference room.

RAA Evening Series

Brothers Adam and Jarom Sidwell will share their experiences working on special effects and animation for numerous movies, including “Avatar,” “Tron” and “The Avengers,” during a free Rural Alliance for the Arts Evening Series program Jan. 17, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Batesville Middle School commons.

Library Happenings

The Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will sponsor E-Reader Rescue Jan. 17. Info: 812-663-2826.



Friday, Jan. 18

Driver Education

Driver education forms for Batesville High School’s spring session are available in the main office. They are due back by Jan. 18.

Scrapbooking

The Sassy Scrappers scrapbooking group for ladies 12 and older meets quarterly, including Jan. 18, 6-11 p.m., Church on the Rock fellowship hall. Bring supplies. RSVP: 934-3154.

Library Happenings

The Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will sponsor Girls Night Out for grades 6-12 Jan. 18, 7-9 p.m. Info: 812-663-2826.



Saturday, Jan. 19

OFC Program

Self Image will be presented Jan. 19, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Oldenburg Franciscan Center. Cost: $45, includes lunch. Info and reservations: 933-6437 or center@oldenburgosf.com.

Free Throw Contest

The Batesville Knights of Columbus annual free throw contest is Jan. 19, 1 p.m., St. Louis Activity Center. Info: Tom Fritsch, 812-498-6861.

Recovery Dance

A Recovery Dance, a free night for those in a 12-step recovery program and hosted by Stayin’ Alive and The Upper Room, is Jan. 19, 7-10 p.m., The Upper Room, 124-B E. 6th St, Brookville. Info: stayin_alive24@hotmail.com.



Sunday, Jan. 20

Breakfast

The Hamburg Knights of St. John are hosting an all-you-can-eat breakfast Jan. 20, 7 a.m.-noon, Holy Family Church cafeteria, Oldenburg. Freewill offering.

OFC Program

Coffee Talk: Living the Sacraments will be presented Jan. 20, 10:45 a.m.-noon, Oldenburg Franciscan Center. Freewill offering. Info and reservations: 933-6437 or center@oldenburgosf.com.

Stillboard Shoot

Prell-Bland American Legion Post 271 will host a stillboard shoot Jan. 20, 11 a.m. Proceeds go to the post’s baseball team.



Monday, Jan. 21

Scams and Identity Theft Seminar

Sheriff Tom Grills will lead a public seminar on scams and identity theft Jan. 21, 10 a.m., Buckeye Village, 806 S. Buckeye St., Osgood.

Right to Life

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



Tuesday, Jan. 22

Library Happenings

The Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will sponsor an E-Reader Workshop Jan. 22, 6 p.m. Info: 812-663-2826.



Wednesday, Jan. 23

Quiltmakers

Batesville Quiltmakers will meet Jan. 23, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library. Info: Carlan Bischoff, 932-5050.

Library Events

National Pie Day will be observed at the Brookville and Laurel libraries Jan. 23, 9 a.m. on. Free pie and coffee or tea. A program about Medicare fraud is at the Laurel Library, 11:30 a.m., and Brookville Library, 2:30 p.m.

BMPL Trustees

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

Safe Servers Class

A Safe Servers Certified Alcohol Training Class will be held Jan. 23, 6 p.m., Sunman American Legion. The training certificate is valid for three years.

BHS Scheduling Info

A Scheduling Information Night for eighth-grade students interested in attending Batesville High School for the 2013-14 school year will be held Jan. 23, 6 p.m., BHS auditorium. Info: Matt Maple, 934-4384.



Thursday, Jan. 24

Preschool Open House

The St. Louis Preschool will host an open house Jan. 24 for first-time parents to see the school and meet the teachers. Parents interested in enrolling their child in the Tuesday/Thursday program for 3-4-year-olds may visit 5-6 p.m. and pre-K parents interested in the Monday/Wednesday/Friday program may visit 6-7 p.m. Info: 932-1731 or www.batesville.k12.in.us/sls/preschool/preschool/welcome.html.

Secular Franciscans

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



Thu.-Sun., Jan. 24-27

Turtle Soup Sale

A turtle soup sale will be held Jan. 24-26, The Village Store, Oldenburg; and Jan. 26-27, after Masses at Holy Family Church, Oldenburg, if available. Cost: $4 per quart. All proceeds go for the church’s Religious education programs.



Friday, Jan. 25

Pulled Pork Dinner

The North Decatur After Prom Committee is hosting a pulled pork dinner Jan. 25, 5-7 p.m., before the Batesville vs. North Decatur basketball game. Cost: adults, $7; kids 10 and under, $5.



Saturday, Jan. 26

Blood Drive

A blood drive will be held Jan. 26, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Sunman American Legion. Info: 812-623-3685. Registration appreciated: www.hoxworth.com.

OFC Program

On Jan. 26, Oldenburg Franciscan Center will present two programs: Spiritual Autobiography, Series 1 of six, 9-11:30 a.m. Cost: $90 for all six sessions; and Understanding the Beatitudes, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Cost: $45, includes lunch. Info and reservations: 933-6437 or center@oldenburgosf.com.

“Baby Boomer

Comedy Show”

The Rural Alliance for the Arts presents “Baby Boomer Comedy Show,” starring veteran comedians Jan McInnis and Kent Radar, Jan. 26, 8 p.m., Gibson Theatre. Beer and wine cash bar available. Tickets at $12 for RAA members and $15 for nonmembers can be purchased at the door or in advance by calling administrator Joan Kuhlman, 933-0355.



Sunday, Jan. 27

Breakfast

St. Peter’s Catholic Church will have its 11th annual whole hog sausage and pancake breakfast Jan. 27, 7:30 a.m.-noon, St. Peter’s community building. Freewill donation. Raffle. Proceeds benefit St. Peter’s Parents for Catholic Education Fund.

Stillboard/Trap Shoot

The Hamburg Knights of St. John are having a trap and stillboard shoot Jan. 27, 11 a.m., Tri-Township Conservation Club, Oldenburg. Meat and money shoots.

Membership Drive

The Batesville Knights of Columbus membership drive is Jan. 27, 1-4 p.m., clubroom.

OFC Program

Understanding the Greatest Images of the Universe will be presented Jan. 27, 2-4:30 p.m., Oldenburg Franciscan Center. Freewill offering. Info and reservations: 933-6437 or center@oldenburgosf.com.



Monday, Jan. 28

Library Happenings

The Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will sponsor Make a Fashion Scarf for grades 4-6, Jan. 28, 5 p.m. Info: 812-663-2826.



Tuesday, Jan. 29

BHS-Ivy Tech Meeting

A meeting for parents and students who will be Batesville High School juniors and seniors during the 2013-14 school year is Jan. 29, 6 p.m., BHS auditorium. They will learn about BHS-Ivy Tech dual credit and dual enrollment courses, transferability and other information that will be used in scheduling. Info: Matt Maple, 934-4384.  



Thursday, Jan. 31

Underage Substance Abuse Survey

The Coalition for a Drug-Free Batesville Survey on Underage Substance Abuse should be taken by parents by Jan. 31. The 15-question survey can be accessed at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/R7QSJB6.



Friday, Feb. 1

Food Giveaway

A Ripley County Food Pantry large food giveaway is Feb. 1, 11 a.m. until the food runs out, Osgood fairgrounds. Persons in need who live in Laughery, Center, Jackson, Johnson and Otter Creek townships are eligible.

Beautification League

Batesville Beautification League  meets the first Friday of the month, including Feb. 1, noon, Sherman House. New members welcome. Info: Judy Schath, 934-3234.

Spaghetti Supper

The Batesville High School Jazz Band Spaghetti Supper is Feb. 1, 4:30-7 p.m., BHS cafeteria. Cost: adults, $7; children 10 and under, $4. Take outs available.



Sunday, Feb. 3

Cross Eyed Riders

The Christian Motorcyclists Cross Eyed Riders No. 752 will meet Feb. 3, Hog Rock Cafe, 101 E. Carr St., Milan. Food and fellowship, 1 p.m.; meeting, 2 p.m. Info: 513-218-9707.



Monday, Feb. 4

Blood Drive

A community blood drive will be held Feb. 4, 1-6:30 p.m., St. Maurice Parish Activity Center. Info or to schedule an appointment: www.hoxworth.org/groups/napoleon or Arlene Gehl, 812-852-4394.



Wednesday, Feb. 6

Auxiliary Meeting

The St. Louis/Knights of St. John Ladies Auxiliary will meet at the Knights home Feb. 6, 1 p.m. Please note the change of time. Info: Katy Hortemiller, 934-5267.

La Leche League

La Leche League of Sunman, a breast-feeding support group, will meet Feb. 6, 5-6 p.m., at Dr. Suzanne Martini’s office, Sunman. Expectant and breast-feeding moms welcome. Info: 812-654-2593.



Saturday, Feb. 9

“My Fatal Valentine”

The Franklin County High School Drama Club presents “My Fatal Valentine,” a murder mystery, Feb. 9, 6 p.m., Schilling Center, 900 Mill St., Brookville. Tickets for the play, which include catered meals, cost $20. They should be ordered in advance: 765-647-4101, Ext. 1745.



Sunday, Feb. 10

Sweetheart Breakfast

A sweetheart breakfast sponsored by the Ladies Auxiliary No. 11 will be served Feb. 10, 7:30 a.m.-noon, Batesville Knights of St. John home. Freewill offering.



Wednesday, Feb. 13

Card Party

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



Saturday, Feb. 16

Chicken Dinner

The Batesville Knights of Columbus will host a chicken dinner Feb. 16, 5-8 p.m. Carryouts available. Proceeds go to American Legion Baseball Team.



Tuesday, Feb. 19

NARFE

The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association meets the third Tuesday of each month, including Feb. 19, 10 a.m., Ponderosa Steakhouse, Greensburg. Info: 765-629-2720.

BAHS Meeting

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



Saturday, Feb. 23

Chicken Dinner

The Batesville Knights of Columbus will host a chicken dinner Feb. 23, 5-8 p.m. Carryouts available. Proceeds go to St. Louis Mission Team.



Monday, Feb. 25

K of C Degree

The Batesville Knights of Columbus will host a First Degree initiation Feb. 25, 7 p.m. Candidates should be at the hall by 6:30 p.m. for registration. Info: 933-9046.



Wednesday, Feb. 27

Quiltmakers

Batesville Quiltmakers will meet Feb. 27, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library. Info: Carlan Bischoff, 932-5050.



Friday, March 1

Food Giveaway

A Ripley County Food Pantry large food giveaway is March 1, 11 a.m. until the food runs out, Osgood fairgrounds. Persons in need who live in Laughery, Center, Jackson, Johnson and Otter Creek townships are eligible.

Beautification League

Batesville Beautification League  meets the first Friday of the month, including March 1, noon, Sherman House. New members welcome. Info: Judy Schath, 934-3234.



Sunday, March 3

Cross Eyed Riders

The Christian Motorcyclists Cross Eyed Riders No. 752 will meet March 3, Hog Rock Cafe, 101 E. Carr St., Milan. Food and fellowship, 1 p.m.; meeting, 2 p.m. Info: 513-218-9707.



Wed., March 6

La Leche League

La Leche League of Sunman, a breast-feeding support group, will meet March 6, 5-6 p.m., at Dr. Suzanne Martini’s office, Sunman. Expectant and breast-feeding moms welcome. Info: 812-654-2593.



Tuesday, March 12

Chad Varga Speaks

Former pro basketball player Chad Varga, Atlanta, will speak about overcoming adversity March 12, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Batesville High School auditorium, in a program sponsored by Choices Program, Margaret Mary Community Hospital and Stayin’ Alive.



Wed., March 13

Card Party

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



Tuesday, March 19

NARFE

The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association meets the third Tuesday of each month, including March 19, 10 a.m., Ponderosa Steakhouse, Greensburg. Info: 765-629-2720.



March 26-30

Quiltmakers

Batesville Quiltmakers will meet for Sew Days March 26-28, 9 a.m.-9 p.m.; March 29, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.;  and March 30, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library. Info: Carlan Bischoff, 932-5050.



Wed., April 3

La Leche League

La Leche League of Sunman, a breast-feeding support group, will meet April 3, 5-6 p.m., at Dr. Suzanne Martini’s office, Sunman. Expectant and breast-feeding moms welcome. Info: 812-654-2593.



Friday, April 5

Food Giveaway

A Ripley County Food Pantry large food giveaway is April 5, 11 a.m. until the food runs out, Osgood fairgrounds. Persons in need who live in Laughery, Center, Jackson, Johnson and Otter Creek townships are eligible.

Beautification League

Batesville Beautification League  meets the first Friday of the month, including April 5, noon, Sherman House. New members welcome. Info: Judy Schath, 934-3234.



Sunday, April 7

Cross Eyed Riders

The Christian Motorcyclists Cross Eyed Riders No. 752 will meet April 7, Hog Rock Cafe, 101 E. Carr St., Milan. Food and fellowship, 1 p.m.; meeting, 2 p.m. Info: 513-218-9707.



Wed., April 10

Card Party

The St. Anne’s Ladies Sodality card party is  April 10, 1-4:30 p.m., St. Anthony Catholic Church, Morris, lower hall.



Tuesday, Apr. 16

NARFE

The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association meets the third Tuesday of each month, including April 16, 10 a.m., Ponderosa Steakhouse, Greensburg. Info: 765-629-2720.

BAHS Meeting

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



Wednesday, April 24

Quiltmakers

Batesville Quiltmakers will meet April 24, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library. Info: Carlan Bischoff, 932-5050.



Wednesday, May 1

La Leche League

La Leche League of Sunman, a breast-feeding support group, will meet May 1, 5-6 p.m., at Dr. Suzanne Martini’s office, Sunman. Expectant and breast-feeding moms welcome. Info: 812-654-2593.



Friday, May 3

Food Giveaway

A Ripley County Food Pantry large food giveaway is May 3, 11 a.m. until the food runs out, Osgood fairgrounds. Persons in need who live in Laughery, Center, Jackson, Johnson and Otter Creek townships are eligible.

Beautification League

Batesville Beautification League  meets the first Friday of the month, including May 3, noon, Sherman House. New members welcome. Info: Judy Schath, 934-3234.



Sunday, May 5

Cross Eyed Riders

The Christian Motorcyclists Cross Eyed Riders No. 752 will meet May 5, Hog Rock Cafe, 101 E. Carr St., Milan. Food and fellowship, 1 p.m.; meeting, 2 p.m. Info: 513-218-9707.



Wednesday, May 8

Card Party

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



Tuesday, May 21

NARFE

The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association meets the third Tuesday of each month, including May 21, 10 a.m., Ponderosa Steakhouse, Greensburg. Info: 765-629-2720.



Wednesday, May 22

Quiltmakers

Batesville Quiltmakers will meet May 22, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library. Info: Carlan Bischoff, 932-5050.



Sunday, June 2

Cross Eyed Riders

The Christian Motorcyclists Cross Eyed Riders No. 752 will meet June 2, Hog Rock Cafe, 101 E. Carr St., Milan. Food and fellowship, 1 p.m.; meeting, 2 p.m. Info: 513-218-9707.



Wed., June 5

La Leche League

La Leche League of Sunman, a breast-feeding support group, will meet June 5, 5-6 p.m., at Dr. Suzanne Martini’s office, Sunman. Expectant and breast-feeding moms welcome. Info: 812-654-2593.



Friday, June 7

Food Giveaway

A Ripley County Food Pantry large food giveaway is June 7, 11 a.m. until the food runs out, Osgood fairgrounds. Persons in need who live in Laughery, Center, Jackson, Johnson and Otter Creek townships are eligible.

Beautification League

Batesville Beautification League  meets the first Friday of the month, including June 7, noon, Sherman House. New members welcome. Info: Judy Schath, 934-3234.



Wednesday, June 12

Card Party

The St. Anne’s Ladies Sodality card party is  June 12, 1-4:30 p.m., St. Anthony Catholic Church, Morris, lower hall.



Tuesday, June 18

NARFE

The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association meets the third Tuesday of each month, including June 18, 10 a.m., Ponderosa Steakhouse, Greensburg. Info: 765-629-2720.

BAHS Meeting

The Batesville Area Historical Society will meet June 18, 7 p.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library.



Wednesday, June 26

Quiltmakers

Batesville Quiltmakers will meet June 26, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library. Info: Carlan Bischoff, 932-5050.









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