Batesville Herald Tribune, Batesville, Indiana

March 16, 2012

Activities as of March 16


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Friday, March 16

Fish Fry

St. Martin Catholic Church, Yorkville, is holding a fish fry March 16, 4:30-7 p.m.

BluegrassFamily Night

Bluegrass Family Night features Lost and Found Band and All American Bluegrass Band March 16, 6 p.m., Whitewater Valley Gateway Park, Metamora. Admission: $15. Doors open at 4 p.m. for $7 dinner.

Dance

The St. Louis Mission Team is sponsoring an adult dance with music by DJ Tunes March 16, 7-11 p.m., Batesville Knights of Columbus hall. Cost: $5. Tickets available at the door. Cash bar, split the pot. All proceeds go toward cost of mission trip.

 

Fri.-Sat., March 16-17

Red Cross Info

The Franklin County Red Cross is distributing informational materials March 16, 5-8 p.m.,  and March 17, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Batesville Kroger lobby and its emergency response vehicle outside. Info: Charlie Israel, 934-4867.

 

Saturday, March 17

Car Wash

The Oldenburg Academy Tennis Team is holding a car wash March 17, 8 a.m.-noon, Giesting Financial parking lot. Freewill offering.

5K Walk/Run

The Batesville Music Boosters Sham-Rockin’ 5K Walk/Run is March 17, 9:30 a.m., Batesville Middle School. The registration fee is $18 ($2 more for an XXL T-shirt) on race day, when registration starts at 8:30 a.m. Registration forms are available at www. StuartRoad Racing.com or The Herald-Tribune. Info: 513-706-4961.

Great Green

Restaurant Race

The Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce Great Green Restaurant Race is March 17, 11 a.m., corner of George and Main streets. Workers at full-service restaurants dress up and compete in races for time and accuracy.

Super Bingo

A $5,000 Super Bingo will be held March 17, Sunman American Legion. Doors open at 2 p.m. Roast beef dinner, 3-5 p.m.; Early bird games, 5:30 p.m.; regular games, 6 p.m. Cost: $35, includes 14 regular games, four special games and dinner. Info: 812-623-2972.

Spaghetti Dinner

The St. Anthony Catholic Church St. Anne’s Ladies Society are hosting a spaghetti dinner March 17, 4:30-7:30 p.m., Schad Hall, Morris. Freewill offering. Carryouts available.

Chicken Dinner

The Batesville Knights of Columbus are hosting a chicken dinner March 17, 5-8 p.m. Cost: adults, $10; kids ages 3-12, $6. Carryouts available. Proceeds benefit Oldenburg Academy Students in Sports Athletic Boosters Club. Info: 934-2729.

St. Patrick’s Dance

Batesville Eagles Aerie 1130 is holding a smoke-free St. Patrick’s Day dance with music by the Classic Rock Band March 17, 8 p.m.-midnight.

 

Sunday, March 18

Breakfast

A breakfast will be held March 18, 7 a.m.-noon, Holy Family Catholic Church cafeteria. Proceeds support all Religious education programs.

Breakfast

St. Jacob’s United Church of Christ, Blue Creek Road, is having a sausage and pancake breakfast March 18, 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Bake sale, raffle.

Breakfast

The Batesville Knights of St. John will host a breakfast March 18, 8 a.m.-noon. Freewill offering. Proceeds benefit Gibault School. Info: 934-2729.

Paddle Auction

The Project T3 Paddle Auction is March 18, 2:30 p.m., Sherman House. Tickets at $15 include a light lunch, dessert, tea or coffee and one paddle. Proceeds will help area foster children and others in need. Info or to purchase tickets: Lisa Haessig, 934-2585.

 

Monday, March 19

Family Literacy Night

Children’s and adult author Amy Krouse Rosenthal will speak at a Family Literacy Night March 19, 6:30 p.m., Batesville Primary School cafeteria as part of the Arts in Education Evening Series presented by the Rural Alliance for the Arts.

NAMI

The National Alliance on Mental Illness is hosting “Recovery in Mental Illness” March 19, 6:30-8 p.m., Lawrenceburg Public Library, Ewbank Room, 150 Mary St.

 

March 21, April 17

Grant Writing

Workshop

The two-day Beginner's Guide to Grant Writing Workshop for those who work for nonprofit organizations and government agencies, presented by the Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service, is March 21 and April 17, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Franklin County Government Center, Brookville.  Registra-tion is $150. Info: www.purdue.edu/grantwriting or Peggy Hosea, 888-750-7277.  

 

Thursday, March 22

Meet the Author Night

The Batesville Memorial Public Library is hosting a Meet the Author Night March 22, 6:30 p.m., for Melissa Dashiell, who was born and raised in Batesville. Info and to register: 934-4706.

Secular Franciscans

The Secular Franciscans, a fraternity for lay people who want to follow the rule of life of St. Francis, will meet March 22, 6:30 p.m., Holy Family Catholic Church, Oldenburg, Father Rudolf Room.

 

Friday, March 23

Fish Fry

St. Martin Catholic Church, Yorkville, is holding a fish fry March 23, 4:30-7 p.m.

 

Saturday, March 24

Spring Dinner

The Batesville Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3183 Ladies’ Auxiliary will have its annual spring dinner March 24, 4:30-7:30 p.m.  Pork loin and meatloaf dinners will be served. Cost: $8. Carryouts available.

Chicken Dinner

The Batesville Knights of Columbus are hosting a chicken dinner March 24, 5-8 p.m. Proceeds benefit American Legion Baseball Team. Info: 934-2729.

 

Sunday, March 25

Stillboard/Trap Shoot

Tri-Township Conservation Club, Oldenburg, will have a stillboard and trap shoot March 25, 11 a.m.  Prizes: meat and money. Free hamburgers for all shooters.

Stillboard Shoot

Batesville Sons of the American Legion will host a stillboard shoot March 25, noon, Prell-Bland American Legion Post 271. Info: 934-2228.

 

Monday, March 26

Ladies Night Out

A Relay for Life Ladies Night Out sponsored by the Sunman Walking Warriors is March 26, Gibson Theatre. Dinner, 6 p.m.; movie “Just Go With It,” 7 p.m. Door prizes. The $20 tickets are available at FCN Bank, Sunman.

 

March 28-29

Quiltmakers

Batesville Quiltmakers will meet March 28-29 for Sew Days, Batesville Memorial Public Library, 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Info and program details: Carolyn Tully, 812-689-7012.

 

Friday, March 30

Fish Fry

St. Martin Catholic Church, Yorkville, is holding a fish fry March 30, 4:30-7 p.m.

 

Saturday, March 31

Hunter Safety Course

A free hunter safety course will be held March 31, 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Tri-Township Conservation Club, Oldenburg. Persons must attend the whole course to get certified. Refreshments served. Info and to register: Jim Merkel, 212-7135.

Hill Sweep

The Friendship Village Association is sponsoring the Fourth Annual Hill Sweep to help clean up the hills surrounding Friendship March 31, 9 a.m.-noon. Meet at the Friendship Volunteer Fire Department. Plastic gloves and drinking water provided. Rain date is April 14. Info: 812-667-4941.

 

Sunday, April 1

Stillboard Shoot

A variety stillboard shoot will be held April 1, noon-dark, St. Nicholas Church, Sunman. Proceeds go to St. Nicholas School.

 

Mon.-Mon., April 2-9

YMCA Registration

The Southeastern Indiana YMCA Spring II session program registration begins April 2 for members and April 5 for potential members. Programs begin April 9. Info: www.siymca.org or 934-6006.

 

Tuesday, April 3

Scrapbooking

The Sassy Scrappers scrapbooking group for ladies 12 and older meets the first and third Tuesdays of each month, including April 3, 6 p.m., Church on the Rock, 407 N. Township Line Road. Participants should bring their own supplies. RSVP so work spaces and refreshments can be arranged: 934-3154.

Napoleon

Senior Club

The Napoleon Senior Club meets April 3, 6 p.m., Napoleon Community Center. Bring a covered dish and table service. Info: Jean Huber, 934-2245.

 

Wednesday, April 4

Live Y’ers

Live Y’ers, organized by the Southeastern Indiana YMCA for those 55 and older, will meet April 4, 11 a.m.-noon, YMCA adult lounge. Info: 934-6006.

La Leche League

La Leche League of Sunman, a breast-feeding support group, will meet April 4, 5-6 p.m., at Dr. Suzanne Martini’s office, Sunman. Expectant and breast-feeding moms welcome. Info: 812-654-2593.

Auxiliary Meeting

The Knights of St. John ladies auxiliary will meet at the Knights home April 4, 7 p.m. Info: Katy Hortemiller, 934-5267.

 

Thursday, April 5

Masonic Meeting

Batesville Free and Accepted Masonic Lodge 668 will hold its monthly meeting April 5, 7 p.m.

 

Saturday, April 7

Masonic Breakfast

Batesville Masonic Lodge 668 will serve a monthly all-you-can-eat breakfast April 7, 6-10 a.m. Minimum donation: adults, $5; children 6-12, $3; under 6, free. Takeout orders: 934-3144.

Easter Egg Hunt

The Oldenburg Academy Alumni Association is hosting an Easter egg hunt April 7, 10 a.m.. Sisters of St. Francis grounds, Oldenburg. Info: Sarah Lamping, 934-4440, Ext. 240 or slamping@oldenburga cademy.org.

Bluegrass Family Night

Bluegrass Family Night features Coffey Brothers April 7, 7 p.m., Whitewater Valley Gateway Park, Metamora. Admission: $6.

 

Sunday, April 8

Sunrise Service

An ecumenical Sunrise Service performed by over 80 voices from more than 18 area churches will be held April 8, 6 a.m., St. John’s United Church of Christ, Huntersville.

 

Tuesday, April 10

Alzheimer’s Group

The Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group meets the second Tuesday of every month, including April 10, 6 p.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library. Info: 888-422-2691 or www.sites. google.com/site/alz seind.

 

Wednesday, April 11

Card Party

The St. Anne’s Ladies Sodality is sponsoring a card party  April 11, 1-4:30 p.m., St. Anthony Catholic Church, Morris, lower hall.

 

Thursday, April 12

Ladies’ Auxiliary

The Batesville Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3183 Ladies’ Auxiliary will meet April 12, 7 p.m., post home. Info: Patti Weberding, 934-3644.

 

Saturday, April 14

After Hours

Concert Series

Mark Buselli and the Ball State University Big Band performs a free show as part of the Batesville Memorial Public Library After Hours Concert Series April 14, 7 p.m.

 

Sunday, April 15

Sunrise Service

An ecumenical service performed by over 80 voices from more than 18 area churches will be held April 15, 7 p.m., St. John’s United Church of Christ, Huntersville.

 

Tuesday, April 17

BAHS Meeting

The Batesville Area Historical Society will meet April 17, 7 p.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library.

 

Thursday, April 19

Scholarship Deadline

Nora E. Wonning Scholarship Trust Fund first-year and renewal applications are available from Batesville High School and Oldenburg Academy guidance counselors’ offices  and due to BHS principal Sherri Preston  by 4 p.m. April 19.

 

Saturday, April 21

Bluegrass Family Night

Bluegrass Family Night features James White and Deer Creek April 21, 7 p.m., Whitewater Valley Gateway Park, Metamora. Admission: $6.

 

Wednesday, April 25

Quiltmakers

Batesville Quiltmakers will meet April 25, St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Crossroads, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Info and program details: Carolyn Tully, 812-689-7012.

 

Monday, April 30

Gift Certificate Deadline

The St. Louis Mission Team is selling 5 Oaks Lawn and Garden gift certificates in $10 increments through April 30 at Geis Electronics. Proceeds held defray the cost of its Savannah, Ga. mission trip. Info: Mary Jo Wuestefeld, 934-3822.

 

Tuesday, May 1

Scrapbooking

The Sassy Scrappers scrapbooking group for ladies 12 and older meets the first and third Tuesdays of each month, including May 1, 6 p.m., Church on the Rock, 407 N. Township Line Road. Participants should bring their own supplies. RSVP so work spaces and refreshments can be arranged: 934-3154.

Napoleon

Senior Club

The Napoleon Senior Club meets May 1, 6 p.m., Napoleon Community Center. Bring a covered dish and table service. Info: Jean Huber, 934-2245.

 

Wednesday, May 2

Live Y’ers

Live Y’ers, organized by the Southeastern Indiana YMCA for those 55 and older, will meet May 2, 11 a.m.-noon, YMCA adult lounge. Info: 934-6006.

La Leche League

La Leche League of Sunman, a breast-feeding support group, will meet May 2, 5-6 p.m., at Dr. Suzanne Martini’s office, Sunman. Expectant and breast-feeding moms welcome. Info: 812-654-2593.

Auxiliary Meeting

The Knights of St. John ladies auxiliary will meet at the Knights home May 2, 7 p.m. Info: Katy Hortemiller, 934-5267.

 

Thursday, May 3

Masonic Meeting

Batesville Free and Accepted Masonic Lodge 668 will hold its monthly meeting May 3, 7 p.m.

 

Saturday, May 5

Masonic Breakfast

Batesville Masonic Lodge 668 will serve a monthly all-you-can-eat breakfast May 5, 6-10 a.m. Minimum donation: adults, $5; children 6-12, $3; under 6, free. Takeout orders: 934-3144.

Bluegrass Family Night

Bluegrass Family Night features Cave Mountain May 5, 7 p.m., Whitewater Valley Gateway Park, Meta-mora. Admission: $6.

 

Wednesday, May 9

Card Party

The St. Anne’s Ladies Sodality is sponsoring a card party  May 9, 1-4:30 p.m., St. Anthony Catholic Church, Morris, lower hall.

 

Thursday, May 10

Ladies’ Auxiliary

The Batesville Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3183 Ladies’ Auxiliary will meet May 10, 7 p.m., post home. Info: Patti Weberding, 934-3644.

 

Wednesday, May 23

Quiltmakers

Batesville Quiltmakers will meet May 23, St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Crossroads, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Info and program details: Carolyn Tully, 812-689-7012.

 

Saturday, May 26

After Hours

Concert Series

Southern Indiana’s Troubadours of Divine Bliss perform a free folk music show as part of the Batesville Memorial Public Library After Hours Concert Series May 26, 7 p.m.

 

Saturday, June 2

Masonic Breakfast

Batesville Masonic Lodge 668 will serve a monthly all-you-can-eat breakfast June 2, 6-10 a.m. Minimum donation: adults, $5; children 6-12, $3; under 6, free. Takeout orders: 934-3144.

 

Tuesday, June 5

Scrapbooking

The Sassy Scrappers scrapbooking group for ladies 12 and older meets the first and third Tuesdays of each month, including June 5, 6 p.m., Church on the Rock, 407 N. Township Line Road. Participants should bring their own supplies. RSVP so work spaces and refreshments can be arranged: 934-3154.

Napoleon

Senior Club

The Napoleon Senior Club meets June 5, 6 p.m., Napoleon Community Center. Bring a covered dish and table service. Info: Jean Huber, 934-2245.

 

Wednesday, June 6

Live Y’ers

Live Y’ers, organized by the Southeastern Indiana YMCA for those 55 and older, will meet June 6, 11 a.m.-noon, YMCA adult lounge. Info: 934-6006.

La Leche League

La Leche League of Sunman, a breast-feeding support group, will meet June 6, 5-6 p.m., at Dr. Suzanne Martini’s office, Sunman. Expectant and breast-feeding moms welcome. Info: 812-654-2593.

Auxiliary Meeting

The Knights of St. John ladies auxiliary will meet at the Knights home June 6, 7 p.m. Info: Katy Hortemiller, 934-5267.

 

Thursday, June 7

Masonic Meeting

Batesville Free and Accepted Masonic Lodge 668 will hold its monthly meeting June 7, 7 p.m.

 

Wednesday, June 13

Card Party

The St. Anne’s Ladies Sodality is sponsoring a card party  June 13, 1-4:30 p.m., St. Anthony Catholic Church, Morris, lower hall.

 

Thursday, June 14

Ladies’ Auxiliary

The Batesville Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3183 Ladies’ Auxiliary will meet June 14, 7 p.m., post home. Info: Patti Weberding, 934-3644.

 

Tuesday, June 19

BAHS Meeting

The Batesville Area Historical Society will meet June 19, 7 p.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library.

 

Wednesday, June 27

Quiltmakers

Batesville Quiltmakers will meet June 27, St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Crossroads, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Info and program details: Carolyn Tully, 812-689-7012.

 

Saturday, Aug. 25

After Hours

Concert Series

Acoustic folk quartet Wild Carrot and the Roots Band, Cincinnati, performs a free show as part of the Batesville Memorial Public Library After Hours Concert Series Aug. 25, 7 p.m. 

 

Saturday, Oct. 6

After Hours

Concert Series

Jazz pianist Dave Hepler, Indianapolis, performs a free show as part of the Batesville Memorial Public Library After Hours Concert Series Oct. 6, 7 p.m.

 

 

 

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