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Saturday, Aug. 17
Ripley County Amateur Radio Club Tailgator Hamfest is Aug. 17, 8 a.m., RomWeber Marketplace. Forum, ham radio licensing test, raffles, tailgate sales. Admission, $5; indoor tables, $4 each. Info and directions: talk-in frequency +441.775 and +147.135 (pl# 146.2); 812-756-2470.
The Kops and Kids fundraiser sponsored by the Fraternal Order of Police in Ripley and Franklin counties is Aug. 17, Milan Community Park. Breakfast, 8:30-11 a.m.; motorcycle ride, 1:15 p.m.; food, kids’ games, silent auction, dunking booth, 12:30-7:30 p.m. Info: 812-756-1257. Ride cost: single, $25; double, $40. To register: http://2013lv405event.wix.com/lvcopsandkids.
The Franklin County Humane Society Youth Group for students in grades 5-12 will meet Aug. 17, 3 p.m., headquarters, 107 High St., Brookville. Info: 765-265-4588.
Batesville Knights of St. John are hosting a ribeye steak dinner Aug. 17, 4-8 p.m. Cost: $15.
Monday, Aug. 19
The Franklin County Historical Society will present “Pioneer Association of Franklin and Union Counties, Ind., and Butler County, Ohio” by Mike Condo Aug. 19, Goldfinch Diner, 11161 U.S. 52: 6 p.m., dinner; 7 p.m. RSVP: Pam Beneker, 765-647-7365.
Family Cares, a support group for family members of those with mental illness, will meet Aug. 19, 7 p.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library.
The Southeastern Indiana Right to Life will meet Aug. 19, 7 p.m., Church of Christ, Jarvis Drive, Versailles.
Tuesday, Aug. 20
National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association will meet Aug. 20, 10 a.m., Ponderosa Steakhouse, Greensburg. Info: 765-629-2720.
Batesville Area Historical Society will meet Aug. 20, 7 p.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library. John and Dorothy Garrett will talk about their recent 500 mile walk from El Camino to Santiago, Spain. Info: 934-2608.
Wednesday, Aug. 21
Oldenburg Franciscan Center Program, Contemplative Prayer, will be presented Aug. 21, 3-4:30 p.m. Cost: $5. Info and RSVP: 933-6437 or firstname.lastname@example.org.