Batesville Herald Tribune, Batesville, Indiana

April 24, 2013

Activities as of April 24


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BATESVILLE — Please submit news for Activities to diane.raver @batesvilleheraldtribune.com. 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, April 27

Metamora Merchant Association Kickoff Breakfast

April 27, 8 a.m., Cat and Fiddle, Metamora. Cost: $5 plus tip.

Holly Bruns 5K Memorial Walk/Run

April 27, 10 a.m., Oldenburg Academy. Registration begins at 9 a.m. Proceeds benefit OA’s Holly Bruns Scholarship. Info: www.oldenburgacademy.org/alumni/holly-bruns-5k -memorial-walkrun or Nita Mauer, 513-382-1922.

Earth Day Program

For children in grades K-6, April 27, 11 a.m.-noon, Tyson Library, 325 W. Tyson St., Versailles.

Franklin County Humane Society Low-Cost Pet Vaccination Clinic

April 27, 1-4 p.m., Franklin County Fairgrounds, Brookville. Vaccinations, flea and tick prevention and microchips. Costs range from $8-$20.  Credit and debit cards accepted, but not checks. Info: 765-647-1444.

Kevin Wallpe Benefit

A freewill offering chicken dinner is April 27, 5-7 p.m., Batesville Knights of Columbus hall, for the young man who suffered a severe brain injury after being struck by a car. Music by 5 Lights follows until 11 p.m.  All proceeds go toward medical and travel expenses.

Batesville High School Battle of the Bands

April 27, 7-11 p.m., Batesville Middle School old gym. Proceeds from $5 admissions will support BHS music programs. Info: Taaron Meyers, tmeyers@etczone.com or 934-6375.

Franklin County Extension Homemakers Scholarship Deadline

Applications for a $500 scholarship that will be awarded to a county senior must be postmarked by April 27. Forms are available from high school guidance counselors, the extension office or www.extension.purdue.edu/franklin.  



April 27-28

Friends of the Greensburg-Decatur County Library Book Sale

April 27, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; and April 28, 1-3 p.m. Info: 812-663-2826.

Women’s Shoot

April 27-28, National Muzzle Loading Rifle Association, Friendship. Info: Tina Hitchner, 859-236-2102 or www.nmlra.org.



April 27-May 20

Batesville Knights of St. John Mission Team Gift Certificate Sale

Five Oaks Lawn and Garden gift certificates will be available through May 20 from team members, at Geis Electronics or Curves or by calling Mary Jo Wuestefeld at 934-3822. Proceeds help fund 30 youth and adults going to Parma, Ohio, in June to help the needy.



April 29-May 10

Batesville High School Summer Driver Education Registration

Registration forms are available at the BHS office beginning April 29 and are due by May 10. Two sessions will be held and registrations will be accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis A mandatory meeting for students and parents is May 16, 7 p.m., BHS cafeteria.



Tuesday, April 30

Join Cub Scouts Recruitment Night

April 30, 6:30 p.m., Batesville Primary School cafeteria, for parents and boys in grades K-4. Info or if unable to attend: Amy McKell, 812-212-9137 or amy@agpro.net.



Wednesday, May 1

La Leche League of Sunman

The breast-feeding support group meets May 1, 5-6 p.m., Dr. Suzanne Martini’s office, Sunman. Info: 812-654-2593.

East Central Family, Career and Community Leaders of America Fundraiser

Longaberger/Vera Bradley Bingo May 1, 6 p.m., East Central High School cafeteria. Cost: $10. Info: Brenda Osman, 812-576-4811, Ext. 11302.

FarmFresh Community-Supported Agriculture

Sign-ups for reserving a share of weekly boxes of local produce continues until May 1. Pickup sites are midweek in Batesville and Bright. Info: www.laugheryvalleygrowers.com.

Girl Scout Picnic RSVP Deadline

For registered Girl Scouts and their immediate families, June 1, 4:30 p.m., Liberty Park, shelter No. 2. RSVP to troop leader by May 1.

Red Hat Belles of Batesville Deadline

Will meet May 8 for  lunch, Hillcrest Golf and Country Club for Mother’s Day lunch and meeting. Cost: $15 must be mailed to Rose Grunkemeyer by May 1. RSVPs by May 1: Eleen Weisenbach, 934-3484. Also, RSVPs are being accepted for a Sept. 11 bus trip to Schmidt’s Beautiful Buffet, Columbus, Ohio. Call above number for info.



Thursday, May 2

Prayer Breakfast and Service

On May 2 for the National Day of Prayer, the city of Batesville; Kiwanis, Lions and Rotary clubs; and Batesville Ministerial Association will sponsor a breakfast, 7-8 a.m., Sherman House, Cost: $8. RSVP: 812-212-6177; service, noon-12:30 p.m., downtown gazebo.

Coffee Social

May 2, 4:30 p.m., St. John’s Lutheran Church, Napoleon.

Batesville Free and Accepted Masonic Lodge 668

Meets May 2, 7 p.m.



May 2-4 and 9-11

East Central Horticulture Plant Sale

May 2-3, 3-7 p.m.; May 4, 8 a.m.-noon; May 9-10, 3-6:30 p.m.; and May 11, 9 a.m.-noon, EC greenhouse on north side of school. Enter through agriculture shop doors. Info: Roy Johnson, 812-576-4811, Ext. 11122 or rjohnson@sunmandearborn.k12.in.us.



Friday, May 3

St. Mark’s Lutheran Church Rummage Sale

May 3, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Heartfelt Honors Quilts Display

Quilts thanking and honoring wounded and traumatized service men and women from Iraq/Afghanistan conficts will be displayed May 3, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Community Church of Columbus, 3850 N. Marr Road.

Ripley County Food Pantry Large Food Giveaway

May 3, 11 a.m. until food runs out, Osgood fairgrounds, for needy in Laughery, Center, Jackson, Johnson and Otter Creek townships.

Batesville Beautification League

Meets the first Fridays, including May 3, noon, Sherman House. Info: Judy Schath, 934-3234.

Lincoln Day Dinner

May 3, 5:30 p.m., Batesville Knights of Columbus hall. Guest speaker Luke Messer, music by Rhythm and Groove. Tickets: 812-756-0778.



Fri.- Sat., May 3-4

St. Maurice Catholic Church Rummage Sale

May 3, 8 a.m.-6 p.m; and May 4, 8 a.m.-noon, parish hall, Napoleon.



May 3-10

Ripley County Treasurer’s Office Extended Hours

May 3, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; May 6-7, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.; May 8-10, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Property taxes are due by May 10. Info: 812-689-6352.



May 3 and 10

Batesville High School FFA Plant Sale

May 3, 3-6 p.m.; and May 10, 3-5 p.m., BHS agriculture greenhouse.



Saturday, May 4

Batesville Masonic Lodge 668 Breakfast

May 4, 6-10 a.m. Minimum donation: adults, $5; children 6-12, $3; under 6, free. Takeout orders: 934-3144.

New Alsace Conservation Club Fishing Derby

May 4, 7 a.m.-5 p.m., Lake in the Pines, New Alsace. Registration begins at 6 a.m. Cost: adults and kids 12 and up, $18; under 12, free.

Trooper Andrew Winzenread Memorial Golf Tournament RSVP Deadline

May 4, 8 a.m. tee time, North Branch Golf Course, 8492 E. Base Road, Greensburg. Cost: $200 per four-person team must be received by April 23. For registration forms: kelley@indianas finest.com or 800-382-1104. Proceeds benefit Trooper Andrew Winzenread Memorial Scholarship Fund.

Run for the Son

The Christian Motorcyclists Association will host the annual event May 4, USA Custom Cycle Shop, West Harrison. Registration, 9 a.m.; ride, 10 a.m. Ends at Hog Rock Cafe, Milan. Info: 812-654-3713 or crosseyedrider@aol.com.

First Saturday Hike

May 4, 9 a.m., Versailles State Park Oak Grove Shelter parking lot. Free with  $5 vehicle entrance fee. Info: 812-689-7431.

First Aid/CPR/AED Training

Sponsored by the American Red Cross May 4, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Ripley County Office, 629 S. Buckeye St., Osgood. Cost: $85. RSVP: red cross.org/takeaclass.

Batesville Eagles Aerie 1130 and Auxiliary Fundraisers

May 4, 2 p.m., for Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital and Rupert’s Kids. Meet and greet with Rupert Boneham from “Survivor,” 2 p.m.; dinner 4-6 p.m.; reverse raffle drawing, 7 p.m.; karaoke by Ritzi, 8 p.m.



Sat.-Sun., May 4-5

“Dead Serious

About Life”

May 4, 6 p.m., and May 5, 3 p.m., South Dearborn High School. The musical deals with teen issues. Tickets are $8 in advance, $9 at door: 800-459-7268 or www.mish-inc.com.



Sunday, May 5

Pitch-in Lunch

May 5, noon, Versailles State Park Oak Grove Shelter, sponsored by Friends of VSP. Bring food to share; eating utensils and iced tea provided. Cornhole and other games. Free with  $5 vehicle entrance fee. Info: 812-689-7431.

Christian Motorcyclists Association No. 752

Meets May 5, 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, May 6

Batesville Casket Co. Doll Plant Gathering

Retirees and spouses meet the first Monday of the odd numbered months, including May 6, 11:30 a.m., Osgood Grub Co. for an all-you-can-eat buffet. Cost: $10.62 includes tip.

Daughters of Isabella

Meets May 6, 7 p.m., Batesville Knights of Columbus hall. Bring flowers for adoration chapel.



May 6-13

Southeastern Indiana YMCA Spring II Session Registration

Begins May 6 for members and May 9 for potential members. Programs begin May 13. Info: www.siymca.org or 934-6006.



Tuesday, May 7

World War II Discussion Group

Meets May 7, 10 a.m., The Waters of Batesville. Participants are encouraged to bring a war-related item and story to share.

Napoleon Senior Club

Meets May 7, 6 p.m., Napoleon Community Center. Bring a covered dish and table service. Info: Jean Huber, 934-2245.



Wednesday, May 8

Batesville Toastmasters

Meet the second and fourth Wednesdays, including May 8, noon-1 p.m. Info: 934-3462.

St. Anne’s Ladies Sodality Card Party

May 8, 1-4:30 p.m., St. Anthony Catholic Church, Morris, lower hall.



Thu.-Sun., May 9-12

Batesville Kiwanis Family Carnival

May 9-12, downtown. Ride bracelets – May 9, 5-10 p.m., $12; May 10, 5-11 p.m., $15; May 11, noon-5 p.m., $12 and 5-11 p.m., $15; and May 12, noon-6 p.m., $15. Free kids’ fingerprinting Saturday, noon-2 p.m. Proceeds benefit Kiwanis Kids and Us programs, scholarships, Cub Scouts and youth soccer.



Friday, May 10

Ripley County Property Tax Bills

Due on or before May 10.  Info: Treasurer Amy Copeland, 812-689-6352.



Saturday, May 11

Oldenburg Knights of St. John Over 21 Dance

May 11, 8 p.m.-midnight, Holy Family Church gym. Music by Now and Then. Cost: $10. Bring your own beverages. Setups provided. Partial proceeds benefit Eagle Fire Co.’s pumper truck and local charities.



Monday, May 13

Batesville Middle School and Batesville High School Bands Concert

May 13, 7 p.m., BHS auditorium.



Tuesday, May 14

“Tunes Through Time: Old  Times” Music

May 14, 6:30-8 p.m.,  Brookville Library.



Thursday, May 16

Jac-Cen-Del Athletes’ Sports Physicals

Offered by Margaret Mary Community Hospital and its physicians May 16, 5-7 p.m., Osgood Primary Care. Cost: $20.

Driver Education Parent/Student Meeting

May 16, 7 p.m., Batesville High School cafeteria. Mandatory for all students taking the summer course and their parents.



Fri.-Sat., May 17-18

Franklin County Quilt Show

May 17, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; and May 18, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., former Brookville High School gym, 1010 Franklin Ave. Sponsored by Franklin County Extension Homemakers and Quilt Batts. Cost: $5. Info: Mary Cheek, 765-647-0797.



Saturday, May 18

First Aid/CPR/AED Training

Sponsored by the American Red Cross May 18, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Dearborn and Ohio Chapter, 539 Main St., Lawrenceburg. Cost: $85. RSVP: red cross.org/takeaclass.

Batesville Knights of St. John Pork Chop Dinner

May 18, 4:30-7:30 p.m. Carryouts available.

Batesville Memorial Public Library After Hours Concert

Yayoi and New Brazil will perform May 18, 7 p.m., BMPL. Free. Info: www.ebatesville.com/library/after.html or 934-4706.



Sunday, May 19

St. Paul’s Ladies Sodality Breakfast

May 19, 7:30 a.m.-noon, St. Paul’s Catholic Church hall, New Alsace. Freewill donation.



Monday, May 20

Batesville Knights of St. John Mission Team Gift Certificate Sale Ends

Five Oaks Lawn and Garden gift certificates will be available through May 20 from team members, at Geis Electronics or Curves or by calling Mary Jo Wuestefeld at 934-3822. Proceeds help fund 30 youth and adults going to Parma, Ohio, in June to help the needy.



Tuesday, May 21

National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association

Meets the third Tuesday, including May 21, 10 a.m., Ponderosa Steakhouse, Greensburg. Info: 765-629-2720.



Wednesday, May 22

Batesville Quiltmakers

Meet May 22, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library. Info: Carlan Bischoff, 932-5050.

Batesville Toastmasters

Meet the second and fourth Wednesdays, including May 22, noon-1 p.m. Info: 934-3462.



Wednesday, May 29

Greensburg-Decatur County Library Happenings

On May 29, a make-and-take craft takes place 4-7 p.m.; and Silly Safaris, 6 p.m. Info: 812-663-2826.



Thursday, May 30

Greensburg-Decatur County Library Happenings

On May 30, Make It–Take it Thursday takes place while supplies last; and teen program, 1 p.m. Info: 812-663-2826.



Friday, May 31

Greensburg-Decatur County Library Happenings

A family movie takes place May 31, 10 a.m. Info: 812-663-2826.



Saturday, June 1

Batesville Masonic Lodge 668 Breakfast

June 1, 6-10 a.m. Minimum donation: adults, $5; children 6-12, $3; under 6, free. Takeout orders: 934-3144.

Women’s Hike

June 15, 10 a.m., Versailles State Park Oak Grove Shelter parking lot. Complimentary adult refreshments provided. Cost is $10, which goes to Friends of VSP for park projects, plus $5 vehicle entrance fee. Preregister by June 1: 812-689-7431.



Sunday, June 2

Christian Motorcyclists Association No. 752

Meets June 2, 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.



Tuesday, June 4

Babysitter’s Training

Sponsored by the American Red Cross June 4, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Ripley County Office, 629 S. Buckeye St., Osgood. Cost: $85. RSVP: red cross.org/takeaclass.

Napoleon Senior Club

Meets June 4, 6 p.m., Napoleon Community Center. Bring a covered dish and table service. Info: Jean Huber, 934-2245.



Wed., June 5

La Leche League of Sunman

The breast-feeding support group meets June 5, 5-6 p.m., Dr. Suzanne Martini’s office, Sunman. Info: 812-654-2593.



Thursday, June 6

Batesville Free and Accepted Masonic Lodge 668

Meets June 6, 7 p.m.



Friday, June 7

Ripley County Food Pantry Large Food Giveaway

June 7, 11 a.m. until food runs out, Osgood fairgrounds, for needy in Laughery, Center, Jackson, Johnson and Otter Creek townships.

Batesville Beautification League

Meets the first Fridays, including June 7, noon, Sherman House. Info: Judy Schath, 934-3234.



Tuesday, June 11

“Tunes Through Time: Folk  Times”

June 11, 6:30-8 p.m.,  Brookville Library.



Wednesday, June 12

St. Anne’s Ladies Sodality Card Party

June 12, 1-4:30 p.m., St. Anthony Catholic Church, Morris, lower hall.



Saturday, June 15

First Aid/CPR/AED Training

Sponsored by the American Red Cross June 15, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Ripley County Office, 629 S. Buckeye St., Osgood. Cost: $85. RSVP: red cross.org/takeaclass.



Tuesday, June 18

National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association

Meets the third Tuesday, including June 18, 10 a.m., Ponderosa Steakhouse, Greensburg. Info: 765-629-2720.

Batesville Area Historical Society

Meets June 18, 7 p.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library. Info: 934-2608.



Wednesday, June 26

Batesville Quiltmakers

Meet June 26, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library. Info: Carlan Bischoff, 932-5050.



Saturday, June 29

First Aid/CPR/AED Training

Sponsored by the American Red Cross June 29, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Dearborn and Ohio County Chapter, 539 Main St., Lawrenceburg. Cost: $85. RSVP: red cross.org/takeaclass.



Wednesday, Aug. 7

Salute a Soldier 5K Run/Walk Sponsors’ Deadline

Sponsorship forms are due by Aug. 7 for the first annual event Sept. 7 to honor all servicemembers. Hosted by Sunman American Legion Post 337. Info:  Rita Seig, 812-209-9099.



Monday, Aug. 19

Franklin County Historical Society

“Pioneer Association of Franklin and Union Counties, Ind., and Butler County, Ohio” by Mike Condo will be presented Aug. 19,  Goldfinch Diner, 11161 U.S. 52:  6 p.m., dinner; 7 p.m. Come a little earlier to order from the menu.  RSVP requested:  Pam Beneker, 765-647-7365.



Monday, Oct. 21

Franklin County Historical Society Program

Oct. 21, Brookville United Methodist Church, 150 E. Eighth St.:  6 p.m., dinner; 7 p.m., program, topic to be announced, county historian John Newman. Cost: $10. RSVP required: Pam Beneker, 765-647-7365.



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