The Batesville Herald-Tribune
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Saturday, May 31
The People Assisting Animals In Need (PAAIN) garage sale is May 31, 8 a.m.-noon, spay/neuter clinic drop-off next to Blue Flame, State Road 46 near its intersection with Columbus Avenue, Batesville.
A Rock ‘n Roll Reunion Party with the Endurance Band is May 31, 5-11 p.m., Liberty Park. Bring your own beverages and a covered dish to share. Freewill donations benefit the Margaret Mary Health Foundation Cancer Fund. Info: Tress Zielinski, 212-7964.
The Batesville Knights of Columbus are hosting a chicken dinner May 31, 5-8 p.m. Proceeds go to the St. Anthony Parish Haiti Mission.
Sunday, June 1
The St. John’s United Church of Christ, Penntown, Homecoming is June 1. Worship, 10 a.m.; dinner, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Freewill offering. Carryouts and whole chickens available. Proceeds benefit St. John’s Cemetery.
The Knights of Columbus Council 1461 annual fishing derby for kids ages 4-16 is June 1, noon-3 p.m., Liberty Park. Bait provided. Prizes and light lunch follows at hall.
Sun.-Wed., June 1-4
St. Louis School Rummage Sale donations will be accepted June 1, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m., and June 2-4, 8 a.m.-8 p.m., activity center.
Monday, June 2
People Assisting Animals In Need, Batesville, offers transports to spay and neuter clinics twice monthly on first and third Mondays at the United Coalition for Animals, Cincinnati. Fees are $35 for cats and $65 for dogs. To schedule an appointment: 812-932-DOGS or www.paain.org.
The Daughters of Isabella will meet June 2, 7 p.m., Batesville Knights of Columbus hall.
Tuesday, June 3
On June 3, the Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will host candy science for grades 1-5, 10 a.m., and Maker Space – Play Doh for all ages, 1 p.m. Info and RSVP: 812-663-2826 or www.greensburglibrary.org.
The Napoleon Senior Community Club will meet June 3, 6 p.m., Napoleon Community Center. Bring a covered dish and table service.
Batesville Knights of St. John No. 243 will meet June 3, 7:30 p.m., Knights home.
Wednesday, June 4
The Columbus Star Quilters’ Guild will meet June 4, 9:30 a.m., Masonic lodge, 4131 Rocky Ford Road. A potluck lunch follows. Bring a potluck item and a show-and-tell item. Info: JayDee Edgell, 812-418-8669.
On June 4, the Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will host candy science for grades 1-5, 10 a.m., and the family program Furry Tails with a Twist by the Minnetrista Theater, 2 p.m. Info and RSVP: 812-663-2826 or www.greensburglibrary.org.
The Southeastern Indiana Health Center first anniversary open house is June 4, 5 p.m.
The La Leche League of Sunman, a breast-feeding support group, will meet June 4, 5-6 p.m., Dr. Suzanne Martini’s office, 122 Nieman St., Sunman. Info: 812-654-2593.
Friends of the Batesville Memorial Public Library will meet June 4, 7 p.m.
Thursday, June 5
On June 5, the Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will host a make-and-take craft, marshmallow shooters, while supplies last; bleach “painted” T-shirts for T’weens in grades 3-5, 10 a.m.; and Spark a Blow Out! Teen Program for grades 6-12, 1 p.m. Info and RSVP: 812-663-2826 or www.greensburglibrary.org.
St. John’s Lutheran Church, Napoleon, coffee social is June 5, 4:30 p.m. Carryouts available. Per person charge.
A Franklin County Humane Society orientation meeting for volunteers is June 5, 7 p.m., headquarters, 107 High St., Brookville. Info: 765-647-1444, FranklinCountyHumane@gmail.com or http://members.petfinder.com/~IN19/index.html.
The Red Hat Ladies of Batesville will travel to the Osgood Grub Co. for a luncheon and meeting June 11. The carpool will leave the Cross County Plaza parking lot at 11:15 a.m. RSVP by June 5: Eleen Weisenbach, 934-3484.
Friday, June 6
The Batesville Beautification League will meet June 6, noon, Sherman House. Info: Clara Goble, 934-3723.
The Christian Motorcycle Association Cross Eyed Riders will meet June 6, 7 p.m., The Gathering Place, Bright. Info: Crosseyedrider@aol.com or 513-218-9707.
The deadline to enter The Country Showdown, part of the Batesville Music and Arts Festival, is June 6. The contest, presented by Batesville radio station WRBI and Jim True Ford, Brookville, is June 20, 7 p.m., Liberty Park pavilion. Entry forms can be picked up at the station or downloaded from the Web site www.wrbiradio.com. Each entry must include a CD of two songs plus $20 fee.
Fri.-Sun., June 6-8
The St. Louis School Rummage Sale is June 6, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; June 7, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.; and June 8, 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m., activity center. Saturday from noon-4 p.m., everything is half price. Sunday is $1 a bag day.
Saturday, June 7
A First Saturday Hike will be held June 7, 9 a.m., Versailles State Park Oak Grove Shelter parking lot. Info: Katherine Taul, 812-689-7431.
A chicken dinner will be held June 7, 4:30-7:30 p.m., St. Leon American Legion. Carryout available.
The deadline to enter the Rural Alliance for the Arts Community Art Show, part of the Batesville Music and Arts Festival, is June 7. This judged show with cash prizes for artists at least 18 has three categories: fine arts, applied arts and photography. Entry forms are available at Batesville and Greensburg libraries; RomWeber Marketplace, Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce and Tri-State Artisans, Batesville; and Schwestern Gallery of Arts, Oldenburg. Info: 212-1721 or email@example.com.
Sunday, June 8
Coffee Talk: Buckets, Brooms and Prayers will be presented June 8, 10:45 a.m.-noon, Oldenburg Franciscan Center. Freewill offering. Info: 933-6437 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Monday, June 9
A Purdue Extension ”Eating Seasonally – Spring Edition” workshop is June 9, 6 p.m., Michaela Farm, 3127 State Road 229, Oldenburg. Garden tour with tips, recipes and food samplings. Cost: $5. Preregistration is appreciated, but not required: 765-647-3511 or email@example.com.
Tuesday, June 10
On June 10, the Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will host Grossology! for grades 1-5, 10 a.m., and Maker Space – Painting for grades 1-5, 1 p.m. Info and RSVP: 812-663-2826 or www.greensburglibrary.org.
The Brookville/Franklin County Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours is June 10, 5:30-7 p.m., Twadelle Riverhouse, 12163 St. Mary’s Road, Brookville.
Ripley County Democrats will meet June 10, Ed and Marge Hunter’s home, Batesville. Pitch-in dinner, 6 p.m.; meeting, 7 p.m. Info and directions: 812-667-5690.
The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3183 will meet June 10, 7 p.m.
Wednesday, June 11
On June 11, the Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will host Grossology! for grades 1-5, 10 a.m., and the family program Mad About Science, 2 p.m. Info and RSVP: 812-663-2826 or www.greensburglibrary.org.
The St. Anne’s Ladies Sodality Card Party is June 11, 1 p.m., St. Anthony Catholic Church, Morris, lower hall.
Batesville Toastmasters will meet June 11, 5:30 p.m., Community Church of Batesville, 103 E. George St. Info: 934-3462.
The Southeastern Indiana YMCA Music and Arts Festival 5K early registration deadline of June 11 offers fees at $12 per person or $30 per household, including T-shirts. The race is June 18, 5:30 p.m., Liberty Park. Entry forms are available at the Y or www.siymca.org. Info and to volunteer: Becca Haugh, 934-6006 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursday, June 12
On June 12, the Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will host a make-and-take craft, paper volcano, while supplies last; Let’s Get Messy Sensory Program for ages 18-35 months, 10 a.m.; and Spark your Imagination teen movie for grades 6-12, 1 p.m. Info and RSVP: 812-663-2826 or www.greensburglibrary.org.
Batesville SPD Parents Support Group meets June 12, 6:30 p.m., La Rosa’s back room. New members welcome. Info: Tammy Borgman, email@example.com.
The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3183 Ladies Auxiliary will meet June 12, 7 p.m.
Saturday, June 14
A Women’s Only Hike will be held June 14, 10 a.m., Versailles State Park. RSVP: Katherine Taul, 812-689-7431.
Monday, June 16
The Ripley County Food Pantry will give away food for the needy in Laughery, Center, Jackson, Johnson and Otter Creek townships June 16, 9 a.m.-noon and 5:30-7 p.m., Ripley County Fairgrounds Building 16C, Osgood. One monthly visit per family.
The Southeastern Indiana Right to Life will meet June 16, 7 p.m., Church of Christ, Jarvis Drive, Versailles.
The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3183 Men’s Auxiliary will meet June 16, 7 p.m.
A Family Support Group for family members of those with mental illness, sponsored by the National Alliance on Mental Illness, meets June 16, 7 p.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library. Info: 812-667-5429 or www.NAMI.org.
Tuesday, June 17
The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association Chapter 0813 will meet June 17, 10 a.m., Ponderosa Steakhouse, Greensburg. Info: 765-629-2720.