The Batesville Herald-Tribune
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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.
Two household hazardous waste collections for county residents only, sponsored by the Southeastern Indiana Recycling District, are June 7: 8-10 a.m., Franklin County Recycle Center/Transfer Station, Brookville; 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Ripley County Recycle Center/Transfer Station, Osgood. Info: 812-574-4080 or www.seird.org.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sat.-Sun., June 7-8
The St. Louis School Rummage Sale is 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.
Metamora Strawberry Daze are June 7-8, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Metamora Merchants Association tent in the Bane House yard. Strawberry shortcake and live music.
June 7-July 11
The Batesville Memorial Public Library’s summer reading program, “Dig Into Reading,” continues through July 11. Info: 934-4706.
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 email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
As part of the Batesville Memorial Public Library’s summer reading program, Fantastic Fables” shadow puppet show will be presented June 10, 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Sign up at the library. Info: 934-4706.
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.
A potluck sponsored by the Food & Growers Association of the Laughery Valley Environs is June 10, 7 p.m., home of Lauren and Ande Schewe, 2030 E. County Road 200 N., Milan. Bring toppings for salad or side item and eating utensils. RSVP: 513-479-7070 or email@example.com.
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.
The free Indianapolis Colts Fan Fest is June 12, 5-7 p.m., Decatur County Courthouse lawn, Greensburg.
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 Mini 4-H Fun Day for children who have completed kindergarten, first or second grade is June 14, 9 a.m.-noon, Ripley County Fairgrounds, Osgood. Registration begins at 8:45 a.m. Info: 812-689-6511.
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.
As part of the Batesville Memorial Public Library’s summer reading program, “Funtime Magic” will be presented June 17, 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Sign up at the library. Info: 934-4706.
Wednesday, June 18
Contemplative Prayer will be presented June 18, 3-4:30 p.m., Oldenburg Franciscan Center. Freewill offering. Info: 933-6437 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Southeastern Indiana YMCA Music and Arts Festival 5K is June 18, 5:30 p.m., registration starts at 4:30 p.m., Liberty Park. Entry fees are $15 per person or $40 per household, but shirts can’t be guaranteed. Entry forms are available at the Y or www.siymca.org. Info and to volunteer: Becca Haugh, 934-6006 or email@example.com.
“The Tombstone Trail: Part 2” will be presented as part of the “Hooked on History” program June 18, 6:30 p.m., Brookville Library. Free. Info: Julie Schlesselman, 765-647-4031.
Thu.-Sat., June 19-21
The Tree County Players musical “The Wizard of Oz” will be presented June 19-20, 7 p.m., and June 21, 2 p.m., Greensburg Junior High School Auditorium. For reserved-seat tickets at $5 for children and $10 for adults: 812-528-5289. Remaining seats will be sold an hour before the show.
Sunday, June 22
The St. Nicholas, Sunman, Church Picnic is June 22, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. All-you-can-eat fried chicken or roast beef buffet dinners, turtle soup, games. Info: 812-623-2964.
Tuesday, June 24
As part of the Batesville Memorial Public Library’s summer reading program, The Water Show will be presented June 24, 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Sign up at the library. Info: 934-4706.
A Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana distribution is June 24, 4-6 p.m., Franklin County Park, Brookville. Please bring bags or boxes. To volunteer: Ken Brown, 765-698-7714.