Tuesday, Feb. 19
The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association meets the third Tuesday of each month, including Feb. 19, 10 a.m., Ponderosa Steakhouse, Greensburg. Info: 765-629-2720.
The Batesville Area Historical Society will meet Feb. 19, 7 p.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library.
Wednesday, Feb. 20
Batesville Toastmasters meetings, which are open to the public, are held every other Wednesday, including Feb. 20, noon-1 p.m. Info: 934-3462.
Thursday, Feb. 21
Lenten Series: The Prophets will be presented on four Thursdays beginning Feb. 21, 7-8:30 p.m., Oldenburg Franciscan Center. Cost: $15 per session. Info and reservations: 933-6437 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday, Feb. 23
How to Raise Backyard Chickens will be presented Feb. 23, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Oldenburg Franciscan Center. Cost: $45 includes lunch. Info and reservations: 933-6437 or email@example.com.
The Sunman Bridal Expo is Feb. 23, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Sunman American Legion. Free admission. Info: Lisa Haessig, 934-2585.
Tie Dye Workshop
A Tie Dye Workshop for children in grades K-6 is Feb. 23, 11 a.m., Tyson Library, 325 W. Tyson St., Versailles. To RSVP: 812-689-5894 or www.tysonlibrary.org.
The Batesville Knights of Columbus will host a chicken dinner Feb. 23, 5-8 p.m. Carryouts available. Proceeds go to St. Louis Mission Team.
Monday, Feb. 25
K of C Degree
The Batesville Knights of Columbus will host a First Degree initiation Feb. 25, 7 p.m. Candidates should be at the hall by 6:30 p.m. for registration. Info: 933-9046.
The National Alliance on Mental Illness of Southeastern Indiana and Lawrenceburg Public Library are co-sponsoring a free program, “Planning for the Future of People with Mental Illness,” Feb. 25, 7 p.m., library’s Ewbank Room, 150 Mary St., Lawrenceburg. Info: 513-478-0457.
Wednesday, Feb. 27
Batesville Quiltmakers will meet Feb. 27, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library. Info: Carlan Bischoff, 932-5050.
Friday, March 1
A Ripley County Food Pantry large food giveaway is March 1, 11 a.m. until the food runs out, Osgood fairgrounds. Persons in need who live in Laughery, Center, Jackson, Johnson and Otter Creek townships are eligible.
Batesville Beautification League meets the first Friday of the month, including March 1, noon, Sherman House. New members welcome. Info: Judy Schath, 934-3234.
Grant Application Deadline
Any organization applying for grant funding in the Arts Project Support/Mini Grants and Arts Organization Support categories must submit an electronic application to the Indiana Arts Commission by March 1. Application guidelines are available at www.artsincolumbus.org. Info: Jeff Kuehl, 812-376-2535 or firstname.lastname@example.org.