The Batesville Herald-Tribune
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Saturday, July 20
Large Item Pickup, July 20, starting at 5 a.m. Batesville offers curbside pickup of large items from residents’ homes. Acceptable items: clothing; furniture, bedsprings and mattresses; rugs and carpet pieces; rubber hose; appliances; wood, bundled 4 feet or shorter, 75 pounds maximum; insulation; cans and buckets, totally cleaned and dry; paint cans containing dried paint only. Refrigerators, air-conditioning units and freezers must have stickers showing chlorofluorocarbons were removed. Info: 933-6100.
Freudenfest Breakfast, July 20, 6:30-11 a.m., Holy Family Catholic Church cafeteria, Oldenburg. The freewill offering breakfast benefits Boy Scout Troop 634.
Freudenfest, July 20, 6:30 a.m.-11 p.m., town and church grounds, Oldenburg. Games, live music, athletic events, military re-enactors, old farm machinery display, contests, auctions, food and drinks. Info: www.freudenfest.com.
Oldenburg Franciscan Center Program, Managing Stress Through Prayer, will be presented July 20, 9-11:30 a.m. Cost: $20-$30. Info and RSVP: 933-6437 or email@example.com.
Batesville High School Classes of 1953, 1952 and 1951 will hold their class reunions Aug. 3, 11:30 a.m., Sherman House. Cost: $25. RSVP with payment due to Jinny Stewart by July 20.
“Peter Pan,” July 20, 2 p.m., Batesville High School auditorium, presented by Rural Alliance for the Arts and Prairie Fire Children’s Theatre. Tickets at $5 can be purchased at the door.
The Napoleon Firemen’s Festival is July 20, beginning at 5 p.m. Food, games, raffle, music.
Southeastern Indiana YMCA Summer II Session registration continues July 20-21. Programs begin July 22. Info: www.siymca.org or 934-6006.
July 20 and 27
“The Fantasticks” will be presented by the Tree County Players, Greensburg, at 7 p.m. July 20, North Decatur High School, and July 27, South Decatur High School. Cost: adults, $10; ages 18 and under, $5. Reserved tickets: 812-528-5289. Remaining tickets sold at door.
Sunday, July 21
Batesville Sons of the American Legion will host a stillboard shoot July 21, 11 a.m., Prell-Bland American Legion Post 271. Info: 934-2228.
Sun.-Sat., July 21-27
Ripley County 4-H Fair, July 21-27, Osgood fairgrounds. Info: https://sites.google.com/site/ripleycounty4hfair/home.
Wednesday, July 24
Batesville Quiltmakers will meet July 24, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Batesville Christian Church. Info: Carlan Bischoff, 812-212-1180.
Batesville Toastmasters will meet July 24, noon-1 p.m., Community Church of Batesville, 103 E. George St. (old Taff Furniture building). Info: 934-3462.
The Batesville Memorial Public Library trustees will meet July 24, 5 p.m.
Thursday, July 25
Women’s Day of Health, July 25, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Brookville Library. Dr. Eric Schmidt will discuss “Heart Attack Symptoms in Women” at noon. Women may also get cholesterol and blood pressure screenings and blood sugar tests. The event and lunch are free.
The Secular Franciscans, a fraternity for lay people who want to follow St. Francis of Assisi, will meet July 25, 6:30 p.m., Holy Family Church, Oldenburg, Father Rudolf Room.
Gary Wintz will offer a free travel slide show July 25, 7-8:30 p.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library. He will share photos and stories from Burma, Laos, Iran, Bhutan, Antarctica and beyond.
A mandatory parent meeting for Batesville High School boys planning on playing football this fall is July 25, 7:30 p.m., BHS auditorium. Registration forms will be available and fees are due that night. Info: Angie Bedel, 812-212-3865.
A used book sale will be held July 25-26, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and July 27, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Church on the Rock. All proceeds go to Safe Passage.
Friday, July 26
The Batesville High School Lady Bulldog volleyball team will hold a car wash fundraiser July 26, 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Enneking Auto Body.
Eureka Band Concert, July 26, 8-9 p.m., Liberty Park bandstand. Listeners may want to bring chairs or blankets.
A rummage sale will be held July 26, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; July 27, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; and July 28, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Holy Family School, Oldenburg. On Saturday, all clothing and miscellaneous will be half price. Sunday is $2 a bag.
Saturday, July 27
400 Mile Drawing and Chicken Dinner, hosted by American Legion Post 271, is July 27, dinner, 5-7 p.m.; drawing, 7 p.m. Carryouts available. Info: 934-2228.
The St. John’s United Church of Christ, Huntersville, church picnic is July 27, 5-8 p.m. Homemade ice cream, mock turtle soup, roast beef, games, homemade pie auction.
Sunday, July 28
The Knights of Columbus will host a breakfast July 28, 7:30 a.m.-1 p.m., St. Teresa Church, Bright. Cost: adults, $7; kids 10 and under, $3.
Church on the Rock, Versailles, and Versailles Community Church are co-hosting a healing prayer service July 28, 10 a.m., Church on the Rock. Info: 934-5192.
The Descendants of Bernard and Elizabeth Batta Reunion is July 28, Sunman Community Park. Potluck shared meal at noon. Info: Marjorie Powell, 933-0846.
Monday, July 29
United Families will meet July 29, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Community Mental Health Center’s Intensive Youth Services office, 215 E. George St. Dinner and child care provided.
Mon.-Wed., July 29-31
Batesville Area Historical Society Rummage Sale donations are being accepted July 29-31, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Batesville Community Church, 103 E. George St. No adult clothing. For large item pickups: Lou Voegele, 934-3394 or 212-1138.
Tuesday, July 30
Summer reading hours are each Tuesday through July 30, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. and 5:30-7 p.m., Batesville Middle School. Incoming fourth- through eighth-graders may check out Young Hoosier books and take AR tests. Info: schools’ Web sites News Feed links.
Thursday, Aug. 1
Margaret Mary Health Golf Tournament is Aug. 1, 11:30 a.m., Hillcrest Country Club, benefitting the Margaret Mary Health Foundation. Cost: $125 per person or $700 for a four-person team. Info: Mary Dickey, 933-5141.
Batesville Free and Accepted Masonic Lodge 668 will meet Aug. 1, 7 p.m.
Thu.-Sat., Aug. 1-3
Batesville Area Historical Society Rummage Sale, Aug. 1-3, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Batesville Community Church, 103 E. George St. Proceeds benefit BAHS museum.
Friday, Aug. 2
Batesville Beautification League will meet Aug. 2, noon, Sherman House. Info: Judy Schath, 934-3234.
Ripley County Community Foundation Large Grant Project application deadline is Aug. 2, 4 p.m. for nonprofit agencies. Info: Jane Deiwert, 933-1098 or www.rccfonline.org.
Oldenburg Franciscan Center Program, Friday Night Film Series: TED Talks, will be presented Aug. 2, 6:30-9 p.m. Freewill offering. Info: 933-6437 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday, Aug. 3
Batesville Masonic Lodge 668 Breakfast, Aug. 3, 6-10 a.m. Minimum donation: adults, $5; children 6-12, $3; under 6, free. Takeout orders: 934-3144.
First Saturday Hike, Aug. 3, 9 a.m., Versailles State Park Oak Grove Shelter parking lot. Free with $5 vehicle entrance fee. Info: 812-689-7431.
Sunday, Aug. 4
Christian Motorcyclists Association
No. 752 will meet Aug. 4, Hog Rock Cafe, 101 E. Carr St., Milan. Food and fellowship, 1 p.m.; meeting, 2 p.m. Info: 812-654-3713 or CMAUSA.org.
Monday, Aug. 5
St. Maurice Church, Napoleon, is sponsoring a community blood drive Aug. 5, 1-6:30 p.m., parish activity center. All donors will receive a Hoxworth T-shirt. Info and appointments: Arlene Gehl, 812-852-4394 or www.hoxworth.org/groups/napoleon.
The Daughters of Isabella will meet Aug. 5, 7 p.m., Batesville Knights of Columbus hall.
Letters of intent for Franklin County Community Foundation Grants must be postmarked on or before Aug. 5. Then a grant application may be sent to the organization if it’s eligible to apply. Info: www.franklincountyindiana.com, click on Grants; or 765-647-6810.
Mon.-Fri., Aug. 5-9
Oldenburg Franciscan Center Program, The retreat Jesus of Nazareth, Francis & Clare of Assisi: Pray, Resist, Bring Forth a New Humanity will be presented Aug 5-9. Cost varies. Info and RSVP: 933-6437 or email@example.com.
Tuesday, Aug. 6
Napoleon Senior Club will meet Aug. 6, 6 p.m., Napoleon Community Center. Bring a covered dish and table service. Info: Jean Huber, 934-2245.