An Eagle Fire Co. drive-thru chicken fry is May 2, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., and May 3, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Oldenburg fire station. Proceeds used for new truck.
Sawdust Days will be held May 2-3. On Friday, Planet D Nonet will perform at 7 p.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library. Wine tasting and appetizers. On Saturday, there will be wood craft vendors, kids’ activities, chainsaw sculptor, refreshments, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., and Chairs for Charity Auction and chainsaw sculptures raffle, 3:30 p.m., downtown.
May 2 and May 9
The Batesville High School FFA plant sale is May 2, 3-6 p.m., and May 9, 3-5 p.m., fenced greenhouse behind BHS. Flowers, zucchini, peppers, tomatoes, cantaloupe, watermelon, herbs and hanging Boston ferns will be sold.
Saturday, May 3
The New Alsace Conservation Club’s 26th annual Fishing Derby is May 3, 7 a.m.-5 p.m., Lake in the Pines, New Alsace. Registration begins at 6 a.m. Cost: adults and children 12 and older, $18; under 12, free.
Voters may cast absentee ballots at the county courthouses May 3, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Info: Franklin County Clerk’s Office, Brookville, 765-647-5111, Ext. 3; or Ripley County Clerk’s Office, Versailles, 812-689-4783.
Francis Series – Francis’ Canticle of Creation will be presented May 3, 9-11:30 a.m., Oldenburg Franciscan Center. Cost: $20. Info: 933-6437 or email@example.com.
Versailles State Park Welcome Back Weekend is May 3. First Saturday Hike focusing on wildflowers, 9 a.m., Oak Grove Shelter parking lot; pitch-in picnic, noon, shelter. Info: Katherine Taul, 812-689-7431.
A free adult literacy tutor training is May 3, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Tyson Library, 325 W. Tyson St., Versailles. Lunch will be provided. Tutors are needed for Ripley Reads, a new program funded by the library and Versailles Lions Club. To register: Karen Reynolds, 812-689-5894.
The Southeastern Indiana YMCA free women’s self-defense class is May 3, 10 a.m.-noon. To RSVP: 812-934-6006.
Pull! for Margaret Mary, a trap and skeet shoot, is May 3, 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Tri-County Coonhunters. Cost: Cost: $40 for 50 targets and three games. All proceeds benefit Margaret Mary Health Foundation. To register: www.mmhealth.org/events.