Batesville Herald Tribune, Batesville, Indiana

September 10, 2013


The Batesville Herald-Tribune

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Wednesday, Sept. 11

St. Anne’s Ladies Sodality card party, Sept. 11, 1-4:30 p.m., St. Anthony Catholic Church, Morris, lower hall.

Contemplative Prayer will be held Sept. 11, 3-4:30 p.m., Oldenburg Franciscan Center. Cost: $5. Info: 933-6437 or

Batesville Toastmasters will meet Sept. 11, 5:30 p.m., Community Church of Batesville, 103 E. George St. (old Taff Furniture building). Info: 934-3462.

Auditions for the nonmusical play “Dashing Through the Snow” are Sept. 11, 7-9 p.m., Tree County Players building, 327 S. Monfort St., Greensburg. Performances are Nov. 21-23. There are 12 female and five male roles from about 18-70. Walk-ins welcome. To make an audition appointment: Dennis Harmon, 812-663-7690.

Thursday, Sept. 12

The Whitewater Valley Visitors Pavilion dedication ceremony and open house is Sept. 12, 3-6 p.m., Whitewater Valley Gateway Park, 19067 U.S. 52, Metamora. Wine tasting and hors d’oeuvres. To RSVP for the free event: 765-647-2541 or

The Greenburg-Decatur County Public Library will host the Decatur County Writers Workshop and Roundtable Sept. 12, 6 p.m. Info: 812-663-2826.

Friday, Sept. 13

The Greenburg-Decatur County Public Library will host Hot Dog! It’s a Weenie Roast for grades 6-12 Sept. 13, 7 p.m. Info: 812-663-2826.

Fear Factory is open Sept. 13, 7-10 p.m., RomWeber Marketplace (use east side Depot Street entrance between East Pearl and South streets). Cost: $5.

The Food and Growers Association of Laughery Valley and Environs annual meeting is Sept. 19, 6:30 p.m., Batesville Intermediate School cafeteria. Speakers and hearty tastings. The cost is free for FGA members and $10 for nonmembers. Reservations appreciated by Sept. 13: Kathy Cooley, 934-6677 or

“Tall cop Says Stop,” a drug prevention workshop presented by Idaho Officer Jermaine Galloway, is Sept. 18, 6:30-8 p.m., Versailles Baptist Church, 228 S. Washington St. A training workshop and lunch for youth workers is Sept. 19, 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m., church. RSVPs for both free events are required by Sept. 13: 877-967-6263 or

The Jerry Becker Memorial Golf Outing is Sept. 21, 8 a.m., North Branch Golf Course, New Point. The cost is $60 per team. Proceeds benefit Batesville Community School Corp. special education students. Reservations by Sept. 13: Jim Hortemiller, 934-5267.

Fri.-Sat., Sept. 13-14

The Canaan Fall Festival is Sept. 13, 9 a.m-10 p.m., and Sept. 14, 8 a.m.-10 p.m. Info: Gale Ferris, 812-839-4770.

Saturday, Sept. 14

The Ripley County Chamber of Commerce golf outing is Sept. 14, 8 a.m., Hoosier Links Golf Club, Milan. The $50 individual and $200 team fees include 18 holes of golf, cart, green fees, soft drinks, lunch, prizes and awards. To register or be a sponsor: 812-689-6654 or

A free community yard sale will be held Sept. 14, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Batesville Vineyard Community Church.

A Voyage Through Time: Life Along the Whitewater Canal is Sept. 14, noon-4 p.m., Whitewater Canal State Historic Site, Metamora. Historic demonstrations, storytelling, musical group Jericho performances. No admission fees except for canal boat rides. Info: 765-647-6512 or

A free concert featuring past and current homeschooled talent is Sept. 14, 7 p.m., Upper Room Event Center, 124 E. Sixth St., Suite B, Brookville.

Sat.-Sun., Sept. 14-15

The St. Louis Church Festival is Sept. 14-15. Saturday, 6-10:30 p.m., Hispanic culture food and music, games, beer garden; Sunday, fried chicken and roast beef dinners served 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Cost: adults, $10; kids 10 and under, $5; mock turtle soup, raffles, games. Info: 934-3204.

Sunday, Sept. 15

Coffee Talk: Called to Live in the Light will be held Sept. 15, 10:45 a.m.-noon., Oldenburg Franciscan Center. Freewill offering. Info: 933-6437 or

Monday, Sept. 16

A Social Security representative will answer questions Sept. 16, 5:30-7 p.m., Brookville Library. No appointment is necessary.

Family Cares, a support group for family members of those with mental illness, meets Sept.16, 7 p.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library.

The Southeastern Indiana Right to Life will meet Sept. 16, 7 p.m., Church of Christ, Jarvis Drive, Versailles.

Tuesday, Sept. 17

National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association will meet Sept. 17, 10 a.m., Ponderosa Steakhouse, Greensburg. Info: 765-629-2720.

Thursday, Sept. 19

St. Peter’s United Church of Christ, Osgood, will host a coffee social with full menu Sept. 19, 4:30-6:30 p.m. Freewill offering.

Archaeologist Robert Genheimer of the Cincinnati Museum Center will tell the story of Umi, a small Egyptian mummy dating to the second century A.D., Sept. 19, 6:30 p.m., Brookville Library.

Thu.-Sat., Sept. 19-21

The Friends of the Batesville Memorial Public Library used book and media sale is Sept. 19-21, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., library annex, 10 W. Boehringer St. Members can shop early at 8:30 a.m. that Thursday. $2 per bag beginning Saturday at 3 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 21

The New Alsace Conservation Club’s annual golf outing is Sept. 21, Country View Golf Course, Dover. Tee time, 9 a.m. Cost: $60 per person or $240 per four-person team. Proceeds benefit kids going to the Karl E. Kelley Conservation Camp. Info: Rob Seig, 812-623-5144 or

A car wash will be held Sept. 21, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Cross County Plaza parking lot below McDonald’s. Freewill offering. Proceeds help fund Knights of St. John youth mission trip.

The Rural Alliance for the Arts is sponsoring a concert by the Indianapolis Jazz Orchestra Sept. 21, 7 p.m., RomWeber Marketplace with a dance lesson at 6 p.m. Cost: RAA members, $12; nonmembers, $15; students, $10.Cash bar. Tickets can be purchased at the door or by calling 933-0355.

Sat.-Sun., Sept. 21-22

The Blue River Valley Pioneer Fair is Sept. 21, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., and Sept. 22, noon-4 p.m., Shelby County Fairgrounds, 500 Frank St., Shelbyville. Cost: $3; kids under 6, free. Info: Candace Miller, 317-392-4634.

Tuesday, Sept. 24

The Greenburg-Decatur County Public Library board meeting is Sept. 24, 4 p.m. Info: 812-663-2826.

A Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana distribution is Sept. 24, 4-6 p.m., parking lot behind the Schilling Center, Brookville.

Wednesday, Sept. 25

Batesville Quiltmakers will meet Sept. 25, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Batesville Christian Church. Info: Carlan Bischoff, 812-212-1180.

Batesville Toastmasters will meet Sept. 25, 5:30 p.m., Community Church of Batesville, 103 E. George St. (old Taff Furniture building). Info: 934-3462.

A junior high youth dance for grades 6-8 is Sept. 27, 7:30-10 p.m., Batesville Knights of St. John hall, 111 S. Vine St. Cost: $5. Proceeds help fund the Knights of St. John youth mission trip.

Saturday, Sept. 28

On Sept. 28, Oldenburg Franciscan center will host Creativity: Finding God in the Everyday, 9-11:30 a.m., cost $20; and Climate Change Ambassador Program, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., cost: $30, includes lunch. Info: 933-6437 or

Hogeye Navvy will perform Sept. 28, 3 p.m., Liberty Park, for Applefest as part of the Batesville Memorial Public Library’s After Hours Concert Series. Info: or 934-4706.

Sunday, Sept. 29

Fear Factory is open Sept. 29, 1-3 p.m., for lights-on tours for children up to 10, RomWeber Marketplace (use east side Depot Street entrance between East Pearl and South streets). Cost: $5.

Monday, Sept. 30

United Families will meet Sept. 30, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Community Mental Health Center’s Intensive Youth Services office, 215 E. George St. Dinner and child care provided.

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