Batesville Herald Tribune, Batesville, Indiana

September 17, 2013


The Batesville Herald-Tribune

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Wednesday, Sept. 18

Historic beauty photographer Teresa Lowe will present a virtual driving tour of eight counties Sept. 18, 6:30 p.m., Brookville Library. Info: 765-647-4031.

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.

The Franklin County Cemetery Commission will meet Sept. 19, 5:30 p.m., Brookville Library.

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.

Friday, Sept. 20

A card party will take place Sept. 20, 1:30-4 p.m., St. Andrews Health Campus. Info: Kristin Rowland, 934-5090.

A Concert for Recovery sponsored by Stayin’ Alive Sept. 20, 7 p.m., Main Street Park next to Franklin County Community Foundation, Brookville, will honor individuals and families who are in long-term recovery from mental and/or substance use disorders.

Saturday, Sept. 21

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

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 Batesville Rotary Golf Outing is Sept. 21, Cricket Ridge Golf Course. Tee time, 10 a.m. Cost: $40 per golfer; $160 per team of four. Info and to register: Margie Walke, or 934-3418.

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

New Point Crackaway Daze are Sept. 21-22. Saturday: car show registration, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.; hospital bed race, 10 a.m.; parade, 11 a.m.; hog roast dinner, noon; Sunday: fried chicken dinner, noon; both days: kids games, antique farm equipment, live entertainment, country store, flea market. Info: Paul Walterman, 812-663-3610.

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.

Thursday, Sept. 26

The Secular Franciscans, a fraternity for lay people who want to follow St. Francis of Assisi, will meet Sept. 26, 6:30 p.m., Holy Family Church Father Rudolf Room.

Friday, Sept. 27

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

The Mayor’s Youth Council Trail Trek walk/run with 1.75-mile and 5-kilometer routes is Sept. 28, 9 a.m., Liberty Park. The cost is $10 per person or $25 for a family of three or more. Proceeds will be used to maintain the Liberty Trail, the first phase of the city’s trail system. Registration forms are available at and the Memorial Building.

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

A Whitewater Valley Walkers 10K hike is Sept. 28, Brookville Tailwater Town Park. Registration will be from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Membership in Whitewater Valley Walkers is through membership in the Whitewater Canal Trail or the specific Whitewater Valley Walkers fee of $10 per person. Info: Dennis Fritz, 812-584-2687.

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.

Tuesday, Oct. 1

Napoleon Senior Club will meet Oct. 1, 6 p.m., Napoleon Community Center. Bring a covered dish and table service. Info: Jean Huber, 934-2245.