BATESVILLE — Please submit news for Activities to diane.raver @batesvilleheraldtribune. com. For the print edition, items are due by noon Wednesday. 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.
Saturday, Dec. 31
The local Audubon Christmas Bird Count hosted by Michaela Farm and the Oldenburg Franciscan Center is Dec. 31, 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., the farm’s brick barn, Oldenburg. Persons should register by Dec. 28 at 933-6437 to be included in the lunch reservation.
“Hollywood Nights,” an over-21 New Year’s Eve dance, will be held Dec. 31, 8 p.m., Klee Hall, St. Mary’s. Dress as a favorite actor/actress. Cost: $10. Bring your own beverages.
Sunday, Jan. 1
There will be a stillboard and trap shoot Jan. 1, 11 a.m., Tri-Township Conservation Club, Oldenburg. Prizes: meat and money.
Newly elected city of Batesville officials will be sworn into office Jan. 1, noon, Memorial Building Council Chambers.
Monday, Jan. 2
D of I
The Daughters of Isabella will meet Jan. 2, 7 p.m., Batesville Knights of Columbus Hall.
Tuesday, Jan. 3
WWII Discussion Group
The World War II discussion group will meet Jan. 3, 10 a.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library. The discussion will center on the years preceding the Pearl Harbor attack. World War II veterans are encouraged to attend. Info: Jerry Bennett, 812-212-9204.
The Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will show the family movie “Dolphin Tale,” Jan. 3, 2 p.m. Info: 812-663-2826.
Knights of St. John
The Batesville Knights of St. John Commandery No. 243 will meet at the Knights home Jan. 3, 7:30 p.m. The 2012 dues are payable then.
Wednesday, Jan. 4
La Leche League
La Leche League of Sunman, a breast-feeding support group, will meet Jan. 4, 5-6 p.m., at Dr. Suzanne Martini’s office, Sunman. Expectant and breast-feeding moms welcome. Info: 812-654-2593.
The Knights of St. John ladies auxiliary will meet at the Knights home Jan. 4, 7 p.m. Info: Katy Hortemiller, 934-5267.
Thursday, Jan. 5
Batesville Free and Accepted Masonic Lodge 668 will hold its monthly meeting Jan. 5, 7 p.m.
Red Hat Deadline
The Red Hat Belles of Batesville will meet Jan. 11, 1 p.m., for lunch and a meeting at St. Andrews Health Campus. Bring a small gift ($5 or less) for a man or woman. Reservations due by Jan. 5: Eleen Weisenbach, 934-3484.
Friday, Jan. 6
The deadline for Franklin County students to apply for a Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship is Jan. 6. The application is available online at www.franklincountyindiana.com under Scholarships. Info: Franklin County Community Foundation, 765-647-6810.
Saturday, Jan. 7
Batesville Masonic Lodge 668 will serve a monthly all-you-can-eat breakfast Jan. 7, 6-10 a.m. Minimum donation: adults, $5; children 6-12, $3; under 6, free. Takeout orders: 934-3144.
Sunday, Jan. 8
Batesville Knights of St. John Commandery 243 will serve a breakfast Jan. 8, 7 a.m.-noon, at its Vine Street hall. Freewill offering. Partial proceeds go to St. Louis Little Angel Fund.
“Wise Men and Women Following a Star: Epiphany 1851” will be presented Jan. 8, 10:45 a.m.-noon. Meet in the Sisters of St. Francis Chapel, Oldenburg. Freewill offering. Info: 933-6437 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
St. Mary’s of the Rock Catholic Church will hold its annual trap and stillboard shoot Jan. 8, 11 a.m., Tri-Township Conservation Club, Oldenburg. Prizes: meat and money.
Batesville Sons of the American Legion will host a stillboard shoot Jan. 8, noon, Prell-Bland American Legion Post 271. Info: 934-2228.
Tuesday, Jan. 10
The Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will sponsor Knit Night Jan. 10, 6 p.m. Info: 812-663-2826.
A presentation about adopting children through the Indiana foster care system will be held Jan. 10, 6:30 p.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library. Info: 888-252-3678.
Solo Card Party
The Knights of St. John, Batesville, will host a solo card party Jan. 10, 7 p.m.
Caregivers of Alzheimer’s disease patients will meet Jan. 10, 7 p.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library. Info: 888-422-2691.
Wednesday, Jan. 11
The St. Anne’s Ladies Sodality is sponsoring a card party Jan. 11, 1-4:30 p.m., St. Anthony Catholic Church, Morris, lower hall.
The Harlem Globetrotters will bring their 2012 World Tour to Batesville High School Jan. 11, 7 p.m. Tickets start at $24 and are available at www.harlemglobetrot ters.com, www.ticketweb.com, BHS or Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce office.
Thursday, Jan. 12
The Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will sponsor Booked on Thursday – Adult Reading Group Jan. 12, 7 p.m. Info: 812-663-2826.
Fri.-Sun., Jan. 13-15
A weekend retreat, “Seeking Wisdom in Our Dreams,” will be presented Jan. 13, 7 p.m.-Jan. 15, 1 p.m., Oldenburg Franciscan Center. Cost: $125-$215. Info and reservations: 933-6437 or email@example.com.
Sunday, Jan. 15
The Hamburg Knights of St. John will sponsor an all-you-can-eat breakfast Jan. 15, 7 a.m.-noon, Holy Family Church, Oldenburg, cafeteria. Freewill offering. A portion of the profits will go to Hamburg and Oldenburg Religious Education classes, Eagle Fire Co. and Right to Life.