Thu.-Sat., March 7-9
Used Book Sale
The Friends of Batesville Memorial Public Library will have their used book and media sale March 7-9, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., library annex. The $2 per bag sale starts Saturday, 3 p.m. Friends members can shop early March 7 at 8:30 a.m. Proceeds help pay for library materials and programs.
Friday, March 8
St. Martin’s Church, Yorkville, will have a fish fry March 8, 4:30-7 p.m.
St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross, Bright, will have a fish fry March 8, 4:30-7:30 p.m., parish community center. Carryouts available. Cost: adults, $8; children, $4; under 3, free.
After Hours Concert
As part of the Batesville Memorial Public Library’s After Hours Concert Series, Batesville High School’s Sport Coat Jazz Explosion and Batesville Steel will perform March 8, 7 p.m., Batesville Middle School Commons. Free admission. Info: www.ebatesville.com/library/after.html or 934-4706.
Fri.-Sat., March 8-9
“The Beverly Hillbillies”
The Oldenburg Academy Drama Club will present “The Beverly Hillbillies” March 8-9, 7 p.m., OA auditorium. Cost: adults, $7; students/children, $5.
The free Batesville Regional Fine Arts Fair is March 9, noon-5 p.m. and March 10, noon-3 p.m., RomWeber Marketplace. A March 8 7-9 p.m. Preview Party hosted by Rural Alliance for the Arts costs $10. Info: www.ripleycountytourism.com or 888-747-5394.
Saturday, March 9
Large Item Pickup
On March 9, Batesville offers curbside pickup of large items from residents’ homes starting at 5 a.m. Info: 933-6100.
Toy and Clothing Sale
The Sunman Tiger People at Work for Students will host a children’s toy and clothing sale March 9, 8 a.m.-noon, Sunman Elementary School.
Youth Turkey Seminar
The free 2013 Youth Wild Turkey Seminar is March 9, 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Laughery Valley Fish and Game clubhouse, 3.8 miles south of U.S. 50 near Elrod on Friendship Road. To register: Jim Hankins, 812-654-2339 or email@example.com.
Firearm Safety Class
A basic firearm safety class for beginners hosted by Ripley County Sheriff Tom Grills will be held March 9, 9 a.m.-noon, National Muzzleloading Rifle Association education building, Friendship. Cost: $65. Class size limited to 25. RSVP: 812-871-5803 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Women’s Day: Women of Beauty will be presented March 9, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Oldenburg Franciscan Center. Cost: $45, includes lunch. Info/RSVP: 933-6437 or email@example.com.
4-H Beef Weigh-in
The Franklin County 4-H Beef ID and Weigh-in is March 9, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., 4-H fairgrounds cattle barn, Brookville. Info: 765-647-3511.
Oldenburg Academy Students In Sports will have a chicken dinner March 9, 4-7 p.m., Batesville Knights of Columbus hall. Cost: adults, $10; children 3-12, $6; whole chicken carryout, $11; dinner carryout, $10.
The Batesville Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3183 Ladies’ Auxiliary will hold its annual spring dinner March 9, 4:30-7:30 p.m., post home. Pork loin and meatloaf dinners served. Carryouts available.
Steak Fry and Dance
Prell-Bland American Legion Post 271 will host a steak fry and dance March 9. Social hour, 6-7 p.m. Cost: $15. Info: John Baumer, 812-216-7710.
A free concert March 9, 6:30 p.m., The Upper Room, 124 E. 6th St., Brookville, boasts three musical acts.
“The Legend of Johnny Cash”
“The Legend of Johnny Cash,” starring Philip Bauer and presented by the Rural Alliance for the Arts, is March 9, 8 p.m., Batesville High School auditorium. To purchase reserved-seat tickets ($20 for preferred seating, $16 for adults, $10 for students, $2 discounts for RAA members): 933-0355. Tickets also will be available at the door.
Gift Certificate Sale
The Batesville Knights of St. John Commandery 243 Mission Team will be selling Five Oaks Lawn and Garden gift certificates through May 20. They are available from team members, at Geis Electronics or Curves or by calling Mary Jo Wuestefeld at 934-3822. All proceeds help fund 30 youth and adults going to Parma, Ohio, in June to help the needy.