Batesville Herald Tribune, Batesville, Indiana

May 17, 2013

Activities as of May 17


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BATESVILLE — Please submit news for Activities to diane.raver @batesvilleheraldtribune.com. Submissions may also be made in person, by fax at 812-934-6406 or by mail at 475 N. Huntersville Road, Batesville, IN 47006. E-mail is preferred.



Saturday, May 18

Whitewater Canal State Historic Site Trail Towpath 10K

May 18, 8 a.m., Metamora. Cost: $25. Info and to register: www.registrationx.com/towpath-10k-dash/ or 765-647-6512.

First Aid/CPR/AED Training

Sponsored by the American Red Cross May 18, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Dearborn and Ohio Chapter, 539 Main St., Lawrenceburg. Cost: $85. RSVP: red cross.org/takeaclass.

Franklin County

Quilt Show

May 18, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., former Brookville High School gym, 1010 Franklin Ave. Sponsored by Franklin County Extension Homemakers and Quilt Batts. Cost: $5. Info: Mary Cheek, 765-647-0797.

Tree County Players Auditions

May 18, 10 a.m.-noon, Tree County Players office, 327 S. Monfort St., Greensburg. The show is July 18-20 and 27. Appointments or alternate audition times: Therese Zins, 812-528-5289. Info: tcpgreensburg.com.

Batesville Knights of St. John Pork Chop Dinner

May 18, 4:30-7:30 p.m. Carryouts available.

Rural Alliance for the Arts Arts ... Etc. Auction

May 18, 6 p.m., Hill-Rom Center. Cost: $50 in advance, $55 at the door. Proceeds benefit RAA’s programming. Info and tickets: 933-0355.

Batesville Library After Hours Concert

Yayoi and New Brazil will perform May 18, 7 p.m., BMPL. Free. Info: www.ebatesville.com/library/after.html or 934-4706.



Sunday, May 19

St. Paul’s Ladies Sodality Breakfast

May 19, 7:30 a.m.-noon, St. Paul’s Catholic Church hall, New Alsace. Freewill donation.

Fried Chicken Dinner

May 19, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Adams Lutheran Church. Freewill offering. Carryouts: adults, $7; kids, $4. Proceeds benefit cemetery association.

Great Strides Walk for the Cure of

Cystic Fibrosis

May 19, 1 p.m., Liberty Park. Info: greatstrides.cff.org or Leslie Lucas, 513-533-9300.

The Dance Studio Spring Concert

“Once Upon a Time” will be presented May 19, 2 p.m., Batesville High School auditorium. Free.

Kelly Miller Circus

May 19, 2 and 5 p.m., Ripley County Fairgrounds, Osgood. Sponsored by Osgood Area Kiwanis and Ripley County Parks and Recreation. Cost: adults, $10; ages 2-11, $6; and under 2, free. Tickets available at Linville Signs and Hobbies, Jac-

Cen-Del Elementary School, Four Seasons (Glory Be), Milan Elementary School and Gilpin Monument and Signs.



Monday, May 20

Southeastern Indiana Right to Life

Meets May 20, 7 p.m., Versailles Church of Christ, Jarvis Drive.

Batesville Knights of St. John Mission Team Gift Certificate Sale Ends

Five Oaks Lawn and Garden gift certificates will be available through May 20 from team members, at Geis Electronics or Curves or by calling Mary Jo Wuestefeld at 934-3822. Proceeds help fund 30 youth and adults going to Parma, Ohio, in June to help the needy.

Indiana Youth

Institute Forum RSVP

May 22, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Community Mental Health Center, 215 E. George St., Batesville, for youth workers to explore what is being done here to increase awareness and reduce the stigma of mental health disorders. Free, lunch served. RSVP by May 20: Becky Nobbe,  ocof@cmhcinc.org or 877-967-6263.



Tuesday, May 21

National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association

Meets the third Tuesday, including May 21, 10 a.m., Ponderosa Steakhouse, Greensburg. Info: 765-629-2720.



Wednesday, May 22

Batesville Quiltmakers

Meet May 22, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library. Info: Carlan Bischoff, 932-5050.

Batesville Toastmasters

Meet the second and fourth Wednesdays, including May 22, noon-1 p.m. Info: 934-3462.

Batesville Memorial Public Library Trustees

Meet May 22, 5 p.m. 




Thursday, May 23

Batesville Lions Club

Meet May 23, 6:30 p.m., Sherman House. A Court-Appointed Special Advocate representative will be the speaker. Info and RSVP: Ted Hartshorn, 934-2636.



Saturday, May 25

500 Mile Drawing and Chicken Dinner

May 25, Prell-Bland American Legion Post 271. Dinner, 5-8 p.m; drawing, 8 p.m. Carryouts available. Info: 934-2228.



Sat.-Sun., May 25-26

St. Louis Mission Team Car Wash

May 25, 4-7 p.m., and May 26, 7:30 a.m.-1 p.m., next to the parish Activity Center. Freewill offering. Proceeds go toward Muskegon, Mich., mission trip in July.



Monday, May 27

Family Fun Day

May 27, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Brookville Town Park. Sponsored by Stayin’ Alive, Franklin County’s Local Coordinating Council. Info: 765-647-7272.



Tuesday, May 28

Milan ’54 Hoosiers Museum Dinner Deadline

June 8, dinner with the 1954 team and movie actors, 5:30-7 p.m.,  Reservation Restaurant. Reservations at $54 per person must be made by May 28: Ripley County Tourism Bureau, 888-747-5394.



Wednesday, May 29

Greensburg-Decatur County Library Happenings

On May 29, a make-and-take craft takes place 4-7 p.m.; and Silly Safaris, 6 p.m. Info: 812-663-2826.



Thursday, May 30

Greensburg-Decatur County Library Happenings

On May 30, Make It-Take it Thursday takes place while supplies last; and teen program, 1 p.m. Info: 812-663-2826.



Friday, May 31

OA Football Camp Early RSVP Deadline

A day camp for boys entering grades 6-8 will be held July 22-25, 9-11:30 a.m., Oldenburg Academy practice field behind school. Cost: $75 if registered before May 31; $95 after that date. Registration forms available at www.oldenburgacademy.org. Info: Wes Gillman, 765-265-0070 or wgillman@oldenburg academy.org.

Greensburg-Decatur County Library Happenings

A family movie takes place May 31, 10 a.m. Info: 812-663-2826.



May 31-June 2

Oldenburg Franciscan Center Program

Retreat: Individuation, Archetypes and Mythology will be presented May 31, 7 p.m.-June 2, noon. Cost varies.Info and RSVP: 933-6437 or center@oldenburgosf.com.



Saturday, June 1

Batesville Masonic Lodge 668 Breakfast

June 1, 6-10 a.m. Minimum donation: adults, $5; children 6-12, $3; under 6, free. Takeout orders: 934-3144.

First Saturday Hike

June 1, 9 a.m., Versailles State Park Oak Grove Shelter parking lot. Free with  $5 vehicle entrance fee. Info: 812-689-7431.

Women’s Hike

June 15, 10 a.m., Versailles State Park Oak Grove Shelter parking lot. Complimentary adult refreshments provided. Cost is $10, which goes to Friends of VSP for park projects, plus $5 vehicle entrance fee. Preregister by June 1: 812-689-7431.



Sunday, June 2

St. John’s United Church of Christ, Penntown, Homecoming

June 2, worship, 10 a.m.; dinner, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Freewill offering. Carryouts and whole chicken available. Proceeds benefit St. John’s Cemetery.

Christian Motorcyclists Association No. 752

Meets June 2, Hog Rock Cafe, 101 E. Carr St., Milan. Food and fellowship, 1 p.m.; meeting, 2 p.m. Info: 812-654-3713 or CMAUSA.org.



Tuesday, June 4

Babysitter’s Training

Sponsored by the American Red Cross June 4, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Ripley County Office, 629 S. Buckeye St., Osgood. Cost: $85. RSVP: red cross.org/takeaclass.

Napoleon Senior Club

Meets June 4, 6 p.m., Napoleon Community Center. Bring a covered dish and table service. Info: Jean Huber, 934-2245.



Wed., June 5

La Leche League of Sunman

The breast-feeding support group meets June 5, 5-6 p.m., Dr. Suzanne Martini’s office, Sunman. Info: 812-654-2593.

Batesville Music and Arts Festival 5K Early Registration Deadline

Entry fees are $15 per person with a T-shirt or $10 without if registered by June 5, going up $5 afterwards. Forms are available at the Y or www.siymca.org. The race is June 20, 5:30 p.m., Liberty Park. Info: Angela Hurley, 934-6006.



Thursday, June 6

Author Cathy Day

June 6, 6 p.m., Osgood Public  Library, 136 W. Ripley St. The Ball State University creative writing instructor is writing her third book.

Batesville Free and Accepted Masonic Lodge 668

Meets June 6, 7 p.m.



Friday, June 7

Ripley County Food Pantry Large Food Giveaway

June 7, 11 a.m. until food runs out, Osgood fairgrounds, for needy in Laughery, Center, Jackson, Johnson and Otter Creek townships.

Batesville Beautification League

Meets the first Fridays, including June 7, noon, Sherman House. Info: Judy Schath, 934-3234.

Ripley County Community Foundation Small Grant Project Application Deadline

The grants to nonprofit agencies in amounts up to $500 are due by June 7, 4 p.m. Info: Jane Deiwert, 933-1098 or www.rccfonline.org.

Texaco Country Showdown

Entry Deadline

June 7. The competition, part of the Batesville Music and Arts Festival, is open to bands and singles. Each must submit a CD with two songs and a $20 fee. Forms can be picked up at sponsoring WRBI or downloaded from www.wrbiradio.com. The show is June 21, 8 p.m., Liberty Park.



Saturday, June 8

Rural Alliance for the Arts Community Art Show Entries Due

June 8, 9 a.m.-noon, Community Church of Batesville, 103 E. George St. Entry forms are available there and in advance at the Batesville library. Info: Regina Siefert, 934-5213.

Milan ’54

Hoosiers Museum

Grand Opening

June 8, car show, 10 a.m., Milan High School parking lot; video, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., MHS gym;  original championship banners  unveiling, 1 p.m., gym; parade, 1:30 p.m., downtown; ribbon cutting, 2 p.m., museum, 201 W. Carr St.; autograph session ($15 per person), 2:30-4 p.m., town hall; games, 2:30-5:30 p.m., in front of museum; sock hop, 7-9 p.m., gym. Info: 888-747-5394 or www.ripleycountytourism.com.



Tuesday, June 11

“Tunes Through Time: Folk  Times”

June 11, 6:30-8 p.m.,  Brookville Library.



Wednesday, June 12

St. Anne’s Ladies Sodality Card Party

June 12, 1-4:30 p.m., St. Anthony Catholic Church, Morris, lower hall.



Saturday, June 15

First Aid/CPR/AED Training

Sponsored by the American Red Cross June 15, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Ripley County Office, 629 S. Buckeye St., Osgood. Cost: $85. RSVP: red cross.org/takeaclass.



Tuesday, June 18

National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association

Meets the third Tuesday, including June 18, 10 a.m., Ponderosa Steakhouse, Greensburg. Info: 765-629-2720.

Batesville Area Historical Society

Meets June 18, 7 p.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library. Info: 934-2608.



Wednesday, June 19

Batesville Music and Arts Festival Community Art Show

June 19, 7-8 p.m., Community Church of Batesville, 103 E. George St., sponsored by Rural Alliance for the Arts. The Tides, an Indianapolis band, 8-10 p.m., parking lot across the street,  sponsored by the Batesville library.



Thursday, June 20

Batesville Music and

Arts Festival 5K

June 20, 5:30 p.m. (registration 4:30 p.m.), Liberty Park, sponsored by Southeastern Indiana YMCA. Entry fees are $15-20. Forms are available at the Y or www.siymca.org. Info: Angela Hurley, 934-6006.

Batesville Music and Arts Festival

Cincinnati Symphony Regional Pops Orchestra

June 20, 8 p.m., Liberty Park. Freewill collections. Batesville Kiwanians will serve food and drinks starting at 5 p.m.



Friday, June 21

Batesville Music and Arts Festival

Texaco Country Showdown

June 21, 8 p.m., Liberty Park Pavilion, presented by Batesville radio station WRBI and Jim True Ford, Brookville. Freewill collections. Batesville Kiwanians will serve food and drinks starting at 5 p.m.









Saturday, June 23

St. Nicholas, Sunman, Church Picnic

June 23, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Fried chicken and roast beef dinners, beer garden, games.



Wednesday, June 26

Batesville Quiltmakers

Meet June 26, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Batesville Christian Church. Info: Carlan Bischoff, 812-212-1180.



Saturday, June 29

First Aid/CPR/AED Training

Sponsored by the American Red Cross June 29, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Dearborn and Ohio County Chapter, 539 Main St., Lawrenceburg. Cost: $85. RSVP: red cross.org/takeaclass.



Saturday, July 6

First Saturday Hike

July 6, 9 a.m., Versailles State Park Oak Grove Shelter parking lot. Free with  $5 vehicle entrance fee. Info: 812-689-7431.



Wednesday, Aug. 7

Salute a Soldier 5K Run/Walk Sponsors’ Deadline

Sponsorship forms are due by Aug. 7 for the first annual event Sept. 7 to honor all servicemembers. Hosted by Sunman American Legion Post 337. Info:  Rita Seig, 812-209-9099.



Monday, Aug. 19

Franklin County Historical Society

“Pioneer Association of Franklin and Union Counties, Ind., and Butler County, Ohio” by Mike Condo will be presented Aug. 19,  Goldfinch Diner, 11161 U.S. 52:  6 p.m., dinner; 7 p.m. Come a little earlier to order from the menu.  RSVP requested:  Pam Beneker, 765-647-7365.



Monday, Oct. 21

Franklin County Historical Society Program

Oct. 21, Brookville United Methodist Church, 150 E. Eighth St.:  6 p.m., dinner; 7 p.m., program, topic to be announced, county historian John Newman. Cost: $10. RSVP required: Pam Beneker, 765-647-7365.



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