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.
Friday, June 21
Batesville Music and Arts Festival
Texaco Country Showdown
June 21, 8 p.m., Liberty Park Pavilion, presented by Batesville radio station WRBI and Jim True Ford, Brookville. Freewill collections. Batesville Kiwanians will serve food and drinks starting at 6 p.m.
Saturday, June 22
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 email@example.com.
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.
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
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.