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Saturday, July 27
Kick Drugs Kids Karate Day for ages 4-18 is July 27, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Southeastern Indiana YMCA. Speakers, martial arts moves and lunch. Cost: $5 for members, $10 for community members. To preregister: 934-6006.
A used book sale is July 27, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Church on the Rock. All proceeds go to Safe Passage.
Ripley County 4-H Fair ends July27, Osgood fairgrounds. Info: https://sites.google.com/site/ripleycounty4hfair/home.
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.
“The Fantasticks” will be presented by Tree County Players, Greensburg, July 27, 7 p.m., South Decatur High School. Cost: adults, $10; ages 18 and under, $5. Reserved tickets: 812-528-5289. Remaining tickets sold at door.
Sat.-Sun., July 27-28
A rummage sale is 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.
Sunday, July 28
The Knights of Columbus breakfast isJuly 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
East Central High School’s New Student Enrollment Day is July 29, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. To schedule an appointment: Pauletta Pelsor, 812-576-4811, Ext. 11915.
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 end 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.
July 30-Aug. 1
East Central High School’s Book Days are July 30-31, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., and Aug. 1, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Parents can pay fees, and students will have access to lockers and classrooms. Info: 812-576-4811.
July 31-Aug. 1
Batesville High School 1:1 computer initiative parent information sessions are July 31, noon; or Aug. 1, 7 p.m., auditorium.
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.
St. John’s Lutheran Church, Napoleon, Coffee Social is Aug. 1, 4:30 p.m. Carryouts available.
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.
Aug. 1 and Aug. 5
Batesville Middle School 1:1 computer initiative information sessions for parents, students and community members are Aug. 1, noon; or Aug. 5, 6:45 p.m., commons.
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.
Auditions for the Rural Alliance for the Arts mystery comedy “Tung and Cheek” will be Aug. 2, 6-8 p.m.; and Aug. 3, 2-4 p.m., Ault Building, 691 Tekulve Road. Parts for seven adults. Info: www.ruralalliancearts.com or 765-265-2952.
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.
The Batesville Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3183 VFW Day is Aug. 3, 132 E. Boehringer St. Bake sale, 7-11 a.m., outside; chicken or roast beef dinner, 4:30-7:30 p.m., inside and at backyard picnic tables. Info: Patti Weberding, 934-3644.
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.
Milan American Legion Post 235 Rib & Corn Fest begins Aug. 3, 4 p.m. Centerline band, 8 p.m.-midnight; raffle and auction, 9 p.m. Open to the public with no cover charge.
Sunday, Aug. 4
On Aug. 4, Batesville United Methodist Church is hosting a pancake breakfast prepared by the world record holder pancake flipper, 9 a.m., and worship service, 10 a.m., Liberty Park.
Hubbellfest is Aug. 4, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., St. John Lutheran Church, Hubbells Corner. Chicken, music, prizes.
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.
A welcome ceremony for new Oldenburg Academy President Diane Laake is Aug. 4, 1:30 p.m., Sisters of St. Francis Chapel, Oldenburg. A reception follows in the Sisters’ Parlor. RSVP: 933-0737.
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.
East Central High School’s Open House is Aug. 5, 5:30-7 p.m. Food will be available form 5:30-6 p.m.
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.
Wednesday, Aug. 7
Columbus Star Quilters Guild auction of items donated by Carol Duncan is Aug. 7, 9:30 a.m., Masonic Temple at Rocky Ford and Taylor roads. Info: JayDee Edgell, 812-418-8669.
La Leche League of Sunman, a breast-feeding support group, will meet Aug. 7, 5-6 p.m., Dr. Suzanne Martini’s office, Sunman. Info: 812-654-2593.
St. Louis/Knights of St. John Ladies Auxiliary will meet Aug. 7, 7 p.m., Knights home. Info: Katy Hortemiller, 934-5267.
Salute a Soldier 5K Run/Walk sponsors’ deadline is Aug. 7 for the Sept. 7 event to honor all servicemembers. Hosted by Sunman American Legion Post 337. Info: Rita Seig, 812-209-9099.
Reservations for an Aug. 14 Red Hat Belles Greensburg Country Club lunch and monthly meeting are needed by Aug. 7: Eleen Weisenbach, 934-3484. Members will meet at the Cross County Plaza parking lot by 11:15 a.m. Aug. 14 for carpooling.
Thursday, Aug. 8
Annual Bohn Aluminum and Brass Division lunch, Aug. 8, 11:30 a.m., buffet lunch at noon, Greensburg Country Club/McCamments Cattleman’s Inn.
Franklin County Chamber Golf Classic, Aug. 8, 12:30 p.m., Brook Hill Golf Club, Brookville. Food, contests, door prizes plus a chance to win a two-year car lease. Registration forms are available at www.fcchamber.net. Info: 765-647-3177.
The Immaculata Club, the Oldenburg Academy alumni local chapter, will meet Aug. 8, 6 p.m., Pam Scheele’s house. Chicken provided but bring a covered dish. RSVP: Pam Scheele, 934-2433.