Batesville Herald Tribune, Batesville, Indiana

October 9, 2012

Activities as of Oct. 5


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Friday, Oct. 5

BMS Book Fair

The Batesville Middle School Scholastic Book Fair is Oct. 5, 7:45 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Info: http://bookfairs.scholas tic.com/homepage/6-8.

Field Day RSVP Deadline

A Forestry and Wildlife Management Field Day will be held Oct. 6, 9 a.m.-noon, Dr. Robert Mulford’s Farm, 128 E. County Road 200 S., Versailles. RSVP by Oct. 5: 812-689-4107 or hhhills@seidata.com.

Red Hat Deadline

The Red Hat Belles of Batesville will meet Oct. 10, noon, Brau Haus, for a family style luncheon and meeting. Reservations due by Oct. 5: Eleen Weisenbach, 934-3484.

 

Fri.-Sat., Oct. 5-6

Rummage Sale

The St. John's United Church of Christ,  Huntersville, Rummage Sale is Oct. 5, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; and Oct. 6, 8 a.m.-3 p.m.,   old school house on Columbus Avenue. Info: 812-663-7422.

Rummage Sale

St. Maurice Catholic Church, Napoleon, will hold its fall rummage sale Oct. 5, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; and Oct. 6, 8 a.m.-noon, parish center.

Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest is Oct. 5-6, St. Joseph American Legion Post 464, St. Leon. Friday, 5-8 p.m., fish fry, karaoke; Saturday, 4 p.m., chicken dinners; 5:30 p.m., grilled pork chop dinners; 6:45 p.m., pie auction; both days, games, food, music. Proceeds fund American Legion programs and community activities.

 

Oct. 5-6, Oct. 12-13

“Enchanted April”

The Rural Alliance for the Arts presents the play “Enchanted April” Oct. 5 and Oct. 12, 7:30 p.m., and Oct. 6 and Oct. 13, 6:30 p.m., RomWeber Marketplace. Friday tickets cost $12 for members and $15 for nonmembers. Tickets for Saturday shows, which include a grilled chicken dinner by the Brau Haus, are $25 and $30. Reservations: 933-0355.

 

Saturday, Oct. 6

Masonic Breakfast

Batesville Masonic Lodge 668 will serve a monthly all-you-can-eat breakfast Oct. 6, 6-10 a.m. Minimum donation: adults, $5; children 6-12, $3; under 6, free. Takeout orders: 934-3144.

Road Rally

The Friends of the Cedar Grove Bridge road rally fundraiser is Oct. 6, registration at 9 a.m., Harrison High School, Harrison, Ohio. The 60-mile course will take about four hours to complete, ending at the Cedar Grove Tavern. The entry fee is $45. The fundraising goal is $100 per team. Info: 812-623-5727 or  www. scenicroadrallies. com.

OFC Program

“Called to Prayer in the 21st Century” will be presented Oct. 6, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Sisters of St. Francis Chapel. Cost: $45 includes lunch. Info and reservations: 933-6437 or center@oldenburgosf.com.

Motorcycle Ride

A Cops and Kids benefit motorcycle ride is Oct. 6, 1:15 p.m., Milan Fire Department. Games, a chicken dinner and music afterwards until 7 p.m.

Fear Factory Opens

Fear Factory is open on four Saturdays: Oct. 6 (lights on), 1-3 p.m.; Oct. 13, 10 p.m., last tour at midnight; Oct. 20 and Oct. 27, 7-10 p.m., RomWeber Marketplace, enter on Depot Street. Admission $5. Proceeds benefit Cierra’s Club.

Volz Benefit

The Shawn Volz Charity Event is Oct. 6, 2-11 p.m., Decatur County Fairgrounds, Greensburg. Corn hole tournament sign-ups, 2 p.m. Info: Damien Moles. Bike run, 1 p.m. beginning at Lincoln Street Grill. Info: Bill Wilber: 765-561-4815. Hog roast, 4-8 p.m. Cost: $10 a person; $15 a couple. Live bands, children’s play area. Proceeds help Volz in his fight against colon cancer. Donations can also be made at Napoleon State Bank.

After Hours

Concert Series

Jazz pianist Dave Hepler, Indianapolis, performs a free show as part of the Batesville Memorial Public Library After Hours Concert Series Oct. 6, 7 p.m.

 

Sat.-Sun., Oct. 6-7

Bluegrass Festival

The Versailles State Park Bluegrass Festival is Oct. 6, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.,  and Oct. 7, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. The cost is $5 per day, plus the $5 per vehicle fee to get into the park. Info: www.ripleycountytourism.com/ bluegrass or 888-747-5394.

Corn Maze Begins

The annual Metamora Corn Maze, located east of the town off of U.S. 52, is open every Saturday and Sunday in October from 1-5 p.m. Admission is $5, or $4 each for groups over 10. Proceeds benefit the Whitewater Canal Trail.

 

Sunday, Oct. 7

OFC Program

“Coffee Talk: The Man Born Blind” will be presented Oct. 7, 10:45 a.m.-noon, Sisters of St. Francis Chapel, Oldenburg. Freewill offering.Info and reservations: 933-6437 or center@oldenburgosf.com.

Holy Family Festival

The Holy Family Catholic Church, Oldenburg, festival is Oct. 7. Chicken and roast beef dinners, 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Cost: adults, $10; children, $6. Evening meal, 4:30-6:30 p.m.; lunch stand, raffles, games.

CROP Walk

The Ripley County CROP Walk to aid the hungry is Oct. 7, 1:30 p.m.,  St. John’s United Church of Christ, Huntersville. Info: www. cropwalk.org. To receive a registration packet: the Rev. Juanita Wallpe, 934-3497.

 

Monday, Oct. 8

OFC Program

Men’s Night will be presented Oct. 8, 7-8:30 p.m., Oldenburg Franciscan Center. Freewill offering. Info and reservations: 933-6437 or center@oldenburgosf.com.

 

Tuesday, Oct. 9

Voter Registration

The last day to register to vote or transfer a registration is Oct. 9, noon, Ripley County Clerk’s Office; or 4 p.m., Franklin County Clerk’s Office. Both offices will be closed Monday, Oct. 8, due to Columbus Day.

Library Happenings

The Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will sponsor a Make and Take Craft in the children’s room Oct. 9. Info: 812-663-2826.

Christian Study

A four-week lunchtime study on "Politics and the Christian Faith" begins Oct. 9, noon-1 p.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library. Bring your lunch and join Steve Yeaton, Batesville Christian Church senior minister. Info: 934-5147.

Democrats Meeting

Ripley County Democrats will meet Oct. 9, Holton Community Center.  Beans and cornbread dinner (freewill donation) at 6 p.m., meeting at 7 p.m. 

Solo Card Party

The Knights of St. John, Batesville, will host a solo card party Oct. 9, 7:30 p.m.

 

Tue.-Wed., Oct. 9-10

Oldenburg Play Auditions

Auditions for “Becoming the Village of Spires,” a play celebrating the history of Oldenburg, are Oct. 9-10, 6:30-8 p.m., Holy Family gym. Adults and students over 14 needed. Shows are Dec. 1-2. Info: Gary Munchel, 934-6582; or Regina Siefert, 934-5213. 

 

Wednesday, Oct. 10

Library Happenings

The Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will sponsor the family movie, “The Pirates! Band of Misfits,” Oct. 10, 10 a.m. Info: 812-663-2826.

Blood Drive

St. Louis Catholic Church is sponsoring a community blood drive Oct. 10, noon-5:30 p.m., Knights of Columbus hall. No appointments taken. Info: Anita Brelage, 934-3095.

BHS Improvement

The Batesville High School Improvement Committee Meeting  is Oct. 10, 4 p.m., office.

Card Party

The St. Anne’s Ladies Sodality is sponsoring a card party  Oct. 10, 1-4:30 p.m., St. Anthony Catholic Church, Morris, lower hall.

 

Thursday, Oct. 11

Library Happenings

The Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will sponsor “Read with Nelson, the Tail Waggin’ Tutor” for grades 1 and up Oct. 11, 2 p.m. Info: 812-663-2826.

Safe Passage

The Safe Passage annual meeting is Oct. 11, 6-8 p.m., Tri-State Artisans Gallery, 125 E. George St.

Ladies’ Auxiliary

The Batesville Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3183 Ladies’ Auxiliary will meet Oct. 11, 7 p.m., after a 6 p.m. pitch-in dinner, post home. Info: Patti Weberding, 934-3644.

 

Thu.-Sat., Oct. 11-13

Genealogy Programs

The Franklin County Pioneer Reunion is Oct. 11-13 at the Brookville Library: Thursday, 10 a.m.,  “Annual History: not Just a Pretty Face”; 1 p.m., “The Good old Days, They Were Terrible”; 3 p.m.,  “All about Braysville.” Friday: 10 a.m., “History of the Pioneer Association’s Old Settlers’ Picnic”; 1  p.m.,  “Nefarious Deeds and Hauntings in Franklin County.” Saturday:  10 a.m., “Where are the Bears?”

 

Thu.-Sun., Oct. 11-14

Book Sale

The Friends of the Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will hold its annual fall book sale Oct. 12, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Oct. 13, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; and Oct. 14, 1-3 p.m., meeting room. An early bird sale for Friends members is Oct. 11, 6-8 p.m. Info: 812-663-2826.

 

Friday, Oct. 12

RCCF Grant

Applications Due

Applications available at www.rccfonline.org for the next Ripley County Community Foundation small project grant cycle are due Oct. 12. Info: 933-1098.

Historical Society

The Franklin County Historical Society  will meet Oct. 15, 6 p.m. dinner, Goldfinch Restaurant, Brookville. Julie Schlesselman will discuss “Life Through Journals in Franklin County” and election of officers. RSVP for $13 chicken buffet dinner by Oct. 12: Martha Shea, 765-647-5182.

 

Fri.-Sat., Oct. 12-13

BMS Musical

The Batesville Middle School musical “Thoroughly Modern Millie” is Oct. 12-13, 7 p.m., Batesville High School auditorium. Ticket prices, which include desserts and drinks, are $9 for preferred seating and $6 for regular seating. Tickets may be purchased at the BMS office or from Carol Bergman, 934-5175.

“Enchanted April”

The Rural Alliance for the Arts presents the play “Enchanted April” Oct. 5 and Oct. 12, 7:30 p.m., and Oct. 6 and Oct. 13, 6:30 p.m., RomWeber Marketplace. Friday tickets cost $12 for members and $15 for nonmembers. Tickets for Saturday shows, which include a grilled chicken dinner by the Brau Haus, are $25 and $30. Reservations: 933-0355.

Murder Mystery

“In the Wake of the Star,” a murder mystery dinner theater presented by the Central House Players, is Oct. 12, 7 p.m.; and Oct. 13, 6:30 p.m., Napoleon Community Center. Cost: advance tickets, $15, at Bonaparte’s Retreat, Napoleon; at the door, $18. Proceeds go toward the upkeep of the Central House. RSVPs required: Pat Hicks, 812-852-4818.

 

Saturday, Oct. 13

Hazardous Waste Disposal

The Fall Household Hazardous Waste Disposal for Franklin County is Oct. 13, 8-10 a.m., Franklin County Recycling/Reuse Center, 13042 U.S. Highway 52, Metamora. Info: www.siswd.com.

The Franklin County United Way Day of Caring is Oct. 13, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.   Persons who could use some assistance with yardwork or small household jobs or who would like to nominate a recipient or volunteer may contact United Way at 765-647-2789.

Walk to Remember

A Walk to Remember for families who have lost babies through miscarriage, stillbirth or newborn death is Oct. 13, 10 a.m., Holy Family Catholic Church Garden of Innocence, Oldenburg.

Pet Vaccination Clinic

The Franklin County Humane Society vaccination clinic is Oct. 13, 1-4 p.m., Brookville fairgrounds. Costs vary for dog and cat vaccines, flea and tick prevention  and micro chips. Credit and debit cards, but no  checks. A cash discount is offered. Info: 765-647-1444.

Fear Factory

Fear Factory is open three more Saturdays: Oct. 13, 10 p.m., last tour at midnight; Oct. 20 and Oct. 27, 7-10 p.m., RomWeber Marketplace, enter on Depot Street. Admission $5. Proceeds

benefit Cierra’s Club.

 

Sunday, Oct. 14

Stillboard Shoot

The Son of the American Legion Stillboard Shoot is Oct. 14, noon, Batesville American Legion Post 271, 2899 E. Legion Road. Info: 934-2228.

Blasdel Reunion

The Lt. Jacob Blasdel family reunion is Oct. 14, 1 p.m., Jody and Karen Blasdel residence, Stateline Road, Bright. Fried chicken provided. Attendees should bring tableware, drinks and a covered dish.

Cierra Adams Memorial Walk

The Cierra Adams Memorial Walk is Oct. 14, 1 p.m., Liberty Park. The walk’s purpose is to educate citizens about drug addictions and treatment options.

 

Monday, Oct. 15

Right to Life

Southeastern Indiana Right to Life will meet Oct. 15, 7 p.m., Versailles Church of Christ, Jarvis Drive.

 

Tuesday, Oct. 16

Garbage Collection

Beginning Oct. 16, Linkel Co. will revert back to once-a-week garbage collection in Batesville. Trash at residences and businesses north of State Road 46 East, East Pearl Street, West Pearl Street and County Line Road will be collected on Tuesdays, with the remainder collected on Fridays.

7-Up Cards

The Batesville Knights of St. John 7-Up card games start Oct. 16, 1 p.m., at the hall.

Library Happenings

The Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will sponsor one-on-one computer time Oct. 16, 2 p.m. Info: 812-663-2826.

Genealogy Discussion

Genealogy and history research tips will be offered during a discussion group Oct. 16, 2:30 p.m., Laurel Library.

Brass Band

The Po' Boys Brass Band of the Eastman School of Music, Rochester, N.Y., will perform blues, jazz, rock and funk tunes Oct. 16, 7 p.m., Batesville High School auditorium. The cost is $5 for students and $12 for adults.

BAHS Meeting

The Batesville Area Historical Society will meet Oct. 16, 7 p.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library.

 

Wednesday, Oct. 17

Library Happenings

On Oct. 17, the Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will sponsor Creepy Cookie Decorating for grades K-2, 11 a.m.; and an edible Halloween art project for tweens grades 3-5, 2 p.m. Info: 812-663-2826.

OFC Program

“Contemplative Prayer” will be presented Oct. 17, 3-4:30 p.m., Oldenburg Franciscan Center. Cost: $5. Info and reservations: 933-6437 or center@oldenburgosf.com.

 

Thursday, Oct. 18

Library Happenings

On Oct. 18, the Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will sponsor Make Your Own book Trailer for Tweens grades 3-5, 6 p.m. Info: 812-663-2826.

Soup Supper

The St. Peter’s United Church of Christ, Osgood, Soup Supper is Oct. 18, 4:30-6:30 p.m., corner of West County Road 700 North and Finks Road. Soups, sandwiches,  desserts. Freewill offerings.

Genealogy Discussion

Genealogy and history research tips will be offered during a discussion group Oct. 18, 5:30 p.m., Brookville Library.

 

Friday, Oct. 19

Library Happenings

On Oct. 19, the Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will sponsor a teen Halloween party for grades 6-12, 7 p.m. Info: 812-663-2826.

 

Saturday, Oct. 20

Hartman Benefit

An online auction ending Oct. 20 will raise money for cancer medical treatments for Bob Hartman, Sunman.  Persons may donate and view items at www.32auctions.com/ hartmanfundraising event or www.facebook .com/HartmanFundraisingEvent. An event featuring food, booths, kids activities, a band and dancing will be held Oct. 20, 11 a.m.-11 p.m., Sunman American Legion. Info: 812-584-3307.

Harvest Dinner

St. Charles Catholic Church, Milan, will hold its ninth annual Harvest Dinner Oct. 20. Roast pork dinners served 4-7 p.m. Cost: adults, $10; kids 5-12, $4; and under 5, free. Carryouts available. Raffle, country store, pony rides for kids.

Pork Chop Supper

The Hamburg Knights of St John pork chop supper is Oct 20, 4-7:30 p.m., Hamburg hall. Cost is $10. Purchase a reverse raffle ticket and receive a meal discount. Info: Dan Nobbe, 934-3979.

Fear Factory

Fear Factory is open two more Saturdays: Oct. 20 and Oct. 27, 7-10 p.m., RomWeber Marketplace, enter on Depot Street. Admission $5. Proceeds

benefit Cierra’s Club.

 

Monday, Oct. 22

Library Happenings

On Oct. 22, the Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will sponsor Read It and Eat! Teen Book Club for grades 6-12, 6:30 p.m. Info: 812-663-2826.

 

Tuesday, Oct. 23

Library Happenings

On Oct. 23, the Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will host Food for Thought, sponsored by the Greensburg-Decatur County Chamber of Commerce, 11 a.m.; and Organizing your Genealogy Research on the Cloud, 6 p.m. Info: 812-663-2826.

 

Wednesday, Oct. 24

Library Happenings

The Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will sponsor a Computers 101 workshop Oct. 24, 2 p.m. Info: 812-663-2826.

Library Program

Brookville Library will host “Brookville History Detectives No. 5” Oct. 24, 6:30 p.m. Findings about family heirlooms and antiques that were photographed earlier will be shared. Info: 765-647-4031.

 

Wed.-Thu., Oct. 24-25

Quiltmakers

Batesville Quiltmakers will meet for Sew Days Oct. 24, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; and Oct. 25, 9 a.m.-9 p.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library. Info: Carolyn Tully, 812-689-7012.

 

Thursday, Oct. 25

Library Happenings

The Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will sponsor a Paranormal Program Oct. 25, 6:30 p.m. Info: 812-663-2826.

 

Friday, Oct. 26

Library Happenings

The Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will sponsor the Bats and Boo...ks! family program Oct. 26, 6:30-8 p.m. Info: 812-663-2826.

 

Sat.urday, Oct. 27

Absentee Voting

Franklin County registered voters may cast absentee ballots at the clerk’s office in the courthouse, Brookville, on two Saturdays, Oct. 27 and Nov. 3, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., or weekdays, 8:30 a.m.- 4 p.m., 765-647-5111, Ext. 3. Nov. 5 at noon is the deadline to cast an absentee ballot.

Fear Factory Closes

The final Fear Factory tours are Oct. 27, 7-10 p.m., RomWeber Marketplace, enter on Depot Street. Admission $5. Proceeds

benefit Cierra’s Club.

 

Sat.-Sun., Oct. 27-28

Corn Maze Ends

The annual Metamora Corn Maze, located east of the town off of U.S. 52, is open every Saturday and Sunday in October from 1-5 p.m. Admission is $5, or $4 each for groups over 10. Proceeds benefit the Whitewater Canal Trail.

 

Tuesday, Oct. 30

Haunted History

Attendees can tell ghostly stories and listen to Franklin County  spooky tales and legends Oct. 30,  2:30 p.m.,  Laurel Library.

Library Happenings

The Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will sponsor Jack-O-Lantern Carving for Teens Oct. 30, 6:30 p.m. Info: 812-663-2826.

Support Group

A support group for individuals and/or family members to receive mutual support, education, advocacy and service regarding mental health issues meets the last Tuesday of the month, including Oct. 30, 7-8:30 p.m., Decatur County Memorial Hospital, Greensburg, OB conference room. Confidentially honored. Info: Linda Ricke, 812-663-6370.

 

Thursday, Nov. 1

Masonic Meeting

Batesville Free and Accepted Masonic Lodge 668 will hold its monthly meeting Nov. 1, 7 p.m.

 

Friday, Nov. 2

Food Giveaway

A Ripley County Food Pantry large food giveaway is Nov. 2, 11 a.m. until the food runs out, Osgood fairgrounds.  Persons in need who live in Laughery, Center, Delaware, Jackson, Johnson and Otter Creek townships are eligible to attend. Also Dec. 7.

 

Saturday, Nov. 3

Masonic Breakfast

Batesville Masonic Lodge 668 will serve a monthly all-you-can-eat breakfast Nov. 3, 6-10 a.m. Minimum donation: adults, $5; children 6-12, $3; under 6, free. Takeout orders: 934-3144.

Absentee Voting

Franklin County registered voters may cast absentee ballots at the clerk’s office in the courthouse, Brookville,  Nov. 3, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., or weekdays, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., 765-647-5111, Ext. 3. Nov. 5 at noon is the deadline to cast an absentee ballot.

 

Sunday, Nov. 4

Trap and

Stillboard Shoot

The Hamburg Knights of St. John trap and stillboard shoot is Nov. 4, 11 a.m., Tri- Township Conservation Club, Oldenburg.

 

Monday, Nov. 5

Absentee Voting

Registered voters may cast absentee ballots at the clerk’s office in the Ripley County Courthouse, Versailles, weekdays, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., 812-689-4783; or in the Franklin County Courthouse, Brookville, weekdays, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., or two Saturdays, Oct. 27 and Nov. 3, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., 765-647-5111, Ext. 3. Nov. 5 at noon is the deadline to cast an absentee ballot.

 

Tuesday, Nov. 6

Scrapbooking

The Sassy Scrappers scrapbooking group for ladies 12 and older meets the first and third Tuesdays of each month, including Nov. 6, 6 p.m., Church on the Rock. Participants should bring their own supplies. RSVP: 934-3154.

Napoleon

Senior Club

The Napoleon Senior Club meets Nov. 6, 6 p.m., Napoleon Community Center. Bring a covered dish and table service. Info: Jean Huber, 934-2245.

 

Wednesday, Nov. 7

La Leche League

La Leche League of Sunman, a breast-feeding support group, will meet Nov. 7, 5-6 p.m., at Dr. Suzanne Martini’s office, Sunman. Expectant and breast-feeding moms welcome. Info: 812-654-2593.

Auxiliary Meeting

The Knights of St. John ladies auxiliary will meet at the Knights home Nov. 7, 7 p.m. Info: Katy Hortemiller, 934-5267.

 

Thursday, Nov. 8

Ladies’ Auxiliary

The Batesville Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3183 Ladies’ Auxiliary will meet Nov. 8, 7 p.m., post home. Info: Patti Weberding, 934-3644.

 

Wednesday, Nov. 14

Quiltmakers

Batesville Quiltmakers will meet Nov. 14, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library. Info: Carolyn Tully, 812-689-7012.

Card Party

The St. Anne’s Ladies Sodality is sponsoring a card party  Nov. 14, 1-4:30 p.m., St. Anthony Catholic Church, Morris, lower hall.

 

Wednesday, Nov. 21

FFA Sale Ends

The Batesville High School FFA sale of fruit and beef sticks ends Nov. 21. To order: Cassie Mumaw, 934-4384 , Ext. 12310; or cmumaw@ batesville.k12.in.us.

 

Tuesday, Nov. 27

Support Group

A support group for individuals and/or family members to receive mutual support, education, advocacy and service regarding mental health issues meets the last Tuesday of the month, including Nov. 27, 7-8:30 p.m., Decatur County Memorial Hospital, Greensburg, OB conference room. Confidentially honored. Info: Linda Ricke, 812-663-6370.

 

Saturday, Dec. 1

Masonic Breakfast

Batesville Masonic Lodge 668 will serve a monthly all-you-can-eat breakfast Dec. 1, 6-10 a.m. Minimum donation: adults, $5; children 6-12, $3; under 6, free. Takeout orders: 934-3144.

 

Sat.-Sun., Dec. 1-2

“Becoming the

Village of Spires”

“Becoming the Village of Spires,” an entertaining and inspiring play celebrating the history of Oldenburg, will be presented Dec. 1, 7 p.m., and Dec. 2, 2 p.m., Oldenburg Academy auditorium.  Tickets are $10. Info: Gary Munchel, 934-6582; or Regina Siefert, 934-5213. 

 

Tuesday, Dec. 4

Scrapbooking

The Sassy Scrappers scrapbooking group for ladies 12 and older meets the first and third Tuesdays of each month, including Dec. 4, 6 p.m., Church on the Rock. Participants should bring their own supplies. RSVP: 934-3154.

Napoleon

Senior Club

The Napoleon Senior Club meets Dec. 4, 6 p.m., Napoleon Community Center. Bring a covered dish and table service. Info: Jean Huber, 934-2245.

 

Wednesday, Dec. 5

La Leche League

La Leche League of Sunman, a breast-feeding support group, will meet Dec. 5, 5-6 p.m., at Dr. Suzanne Martini’s office, Sunman. Expectant and breast-feeding moms welcome. Info: 812-654-2593.

 

Thursday, Dec. 6

Masonic Meeting

Batesville Free and Accepted Masonic Lodge 668 will hold its monthly meeting Dec. 6, 7 p.m.

 

Friday, Dec. 7

Food Giveaway

A Ripley County Food Pantry large food giveaway is Dec. 7, 11 a.m. until the food runs out, Osgood fairgrounds.  Persons in need who live in Laughery, Center, Delaware, Jackson, Johnson and Otter Creek townships are eligible to attend.

 

Wednesday, Dec. 12

Card Party

The St. Anne’s Ladies Sodality is sponsoring a card party Dec. 12, 1-4:30 p.m., St. Anthony Catholic Church, Morris, lower hall.

 

Thursday, Dec. 13

Ladies’ Auxiliary

The Batesville Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3183 Ladies’ Auxiliary will meet Dec. 13, 7 p.m., post home. Info: Patti Weberding, 934-3644.

 

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