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Wednesday, July 16
On July 16, the Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will host Let's Talk Books! Genre: Scary Books for grades 6-12, 11:30 a.m. Info and RSVP: 812-663-2826 or www.greensburglibrary.org.
Contemplative Prayer will be presented July 16, 3-4:30 p.m., Oldenburg Franciscan Center. Freewill offering. Info: 812-933-6437 or email@example.com.
"Killed in the Line of Duty" will be presented as part of the "Hooked on History" program July 16, 6:30 p.m., Brookville Library. Free. Info: Julie Schlesselman, 765-647-4031.
The Franklin County 4-H Fair continues July 16-19, Franklin County Fairgrounds, Brookville. Info: extension.purdue.edu/franklin.
Thursday, July 17
On July 17, the Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will host a make-and-take craft in the children's room. Info: 812-663-2826 or www.greensburglibrary.org.
A coffee social will a full menu will be served July 17, 4:30-6:30 p.m., St. Peter's United Church of Christ, Osgood. Freewill offering.
Friday, July 18
On July 18, the Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will host Spark Your Madness! Mad Scientist Party for grades 6-12, 7 p.m. Info and RSVP: 812-663-2826 or www.greensburglibrary.org.
The Batesville Eureka Band performs July 18, 8-9 p.m., Liberty Park Bandstand. Also, July 25.
Fri.-Sat., July 18-19
Freudenfest, a German heritage festival, is July 18, 5-11 p.m.; and July 19, 6:30 a.m.-11 p.m., Pearl Street between Main and Water streets, Oldenburg. Info: www.Freudenfest.com.
The Napoleon Firemen's Annual Picnic is July 18-19, beginning at 5 p.m. Texas Hold'em Poker Tournament both days, 7-11 p.m. with $25 buy in; live music, food, beer garden, kids' amusements, bingo, raffle.
"Beauty and the Beast," sponsored by the Rural Alliance for the Arts and directed by the Minnesota-based Prairie Fire Children’s Theatre, will be presented July 18, 7 p.m., and July 19, 2 p.m., Batesville High School auditorium. Tickets at $5 can be purchased at the door. Info: www.ruralalliancearts.com.