Batesville Herald Tribune, Batesville, Indiana

May 1, 2013

Activities as of May 1


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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.



Friday, May 3

Lights Out Dance

For grades 9-12, May 3, 8-11 p.m., RomWeber Marketplace. Sponsored by Ripley County Students Taking Action Against Negative Decisions. Free. Wear a white T-shirt.



Fri.- Sat., May 3-4

St. Maurice Catholic Church Rummage Sale

May 3, 8 a.m.-6 p.m; and May 4, 8 a.m.-noon, parish hall, Napoleon.



May 3-10

Batesville High School FFA Plant Sale

May 3, 3-6 p.m.; and May 10, 3-5 p.m., BHS agriculture greenhouse.

Ripley County Treasurer’s Office Extended Hours

May 3, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; May 6-7, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.; May 8-10, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Property taxes are due by May 10. Info: 812-689-6352.

Batesville High School Summer Driver Education Registration

Registration forms are available at the BHS office and are due by May 10. Two sessions will be held and registrations will be accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis A mandatory meeting for students and parents is May 16, 7 p.m., BHS cafeteria.



May 3-4 and 9-11

East Central Horticulture Plant Sale

May 3, 3-7 p.m.; May 4, 8 a.m.-noon; May 9-10, 3-6:30 p.m.; and May 11, 9 a.m.-noon, EC greenhouse on north side of school. Enter through agriculture shop doors. Info: Roy Johnson, 812-576-4811, Ext. 11122 or rjohnson@sunmandearborn.k12.in.us.



May 3-20

Batesville Knights of St. John Mission Team Gift Certificate Sale

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.



Saturday, May 4

Batesville Masonic Lodge 668 Breakfast

May 4, 6-10 a.m. Minimum donation: adults, $5; children 6-12, $3; under 6, free. Takeout orders: 934-3144.

New Alsace Conservation Club Fishing Derby

May 4, 7 a.m.-5 p.m., Lake in the Pines, New Alsace. Registration begins at 6 a.m. Cost: adults and kids 12 and up, $18; under 12, free.

Trooper Andrew Winzenread Memorial Golf Tournament RSVP Deadline

May 4, 8 a.m. tee time, North Branch Golf Course, 8492 E. Base Road, Greensburg. Cost: $200 per four-person team must be received by April 23. For registration forms: kelley@indianas finest.com or 800-382-1104. Proceeds benefit Trooper Andrew Winzenread Memorial Scholarship Fund.

Run for the Son

The Christian Motorcyclists Association will host the annual event May 4, USA Custom Cycle Shop, West Harrison. Registration, 9 a.m.; ride, 10 a.m. Ends at Hog Rock Cafe, Milan. Info: 812-654-3713 or crosseyedrider@aol.com.

First Saturday Hike

May 4, 9 a.m., Versailles State Park Oak Grove Shelter parking lot. Free with  $5 vehicle entrance fee. Info: 812-689-7431.

First Aid/CPR/AED Training

Sponsored by the American Red Cross May 4, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Ripley County Office, 629 S. Buckeye St., Osgood. Cost: $85. RSVP: red cross.org/takeaclass.

Batesville Eagles Aerie 1130 and Auxiliary Fundraisers

May 4, 2 p.m., for Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital and Rupert’s Kids. Meet and greet with Rupert Boneham from “Survivor,” 2 p.m.; dinner 4-6 p.m.; reverse raffle drawing, 7 p.m.; karaoke by Ritzi, 8 p.m.



Sat.-Sun., May 4-5

“Dead Serious

About Life”

May 4, 6 p.m., and May 5, 3 p.m., South Dearborn High School. The musical deals with teen issues. Tickets are $8 in advance, $9 at door: 800-459-7268 or www.mish-inc.com.



Sunday, May 5

Coffee Talk

Who is Church? What is Church? What Changed with Vatican II? will be presented May 5, 10:45 a.m.-noon, Oldenburg Academy dining room. Freewill offering. Info:  933-6437 or center@oldenburgosf.com.

Pitch-in Lunch

May 5, noon, Versailles State Park Oak Grove Shelter, sponsored by Friends of VSP. Bring food to share; eating utensils and iced tea provided. Cornhole and other games. Free with  $5 vehicle entrance fee. Info: 812-689-7431.

Christian Motorcyclists Association No. 752

Meets May 5, 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.



Sun.-Wed., May 5-8

Ripley County Area Crusade

May 5-8, 7 p.m., Ripley County Fairgrounds, Osgood. Info: Pastor Mike Cantrell, 812-689-5542.



Monday, May 6

Batesville Casket Co. Doll Plant Gathering

Retirees and spouses meet the first Monday of the odd numbered months, including May 6, 11:30 a.m., Osgood Grub Co. for an all-you-can-eat buffet. Cost: $10.62 includes tip.

Daughters of Isabella

Meets May 6, 7 p.m., Batesville Knights of Columbus hall. Bring flowers for adoration chapel.

Quilt Preregistration

Deadline is May 6 to be included in the May 17- 18 Franklin County Quilt Show at the former Brookville High School gym.  Info: www.extension.purdue.edu/franklin.



May 6-13

Southeastern Indiana YMCA Spring II Session Registration

Begins May 6 for members and May 9 for potential members. Programs begin May 13. Info: www.siymca.org or 934-6006.



Tuesday, May 7

World War II Discussion Group

Meets May 7, 10 a.m., The Waters of Batesville. Participants are encouraged to bring a war-related item and story to share.

Napoleon Senior Club

Meets May 7, 6 p.m., Napoleon Community Center. Bring a covered dish and table service. Info: Jean Huber, 934-2245.

Batesville Knights of St. John No. 243

Meets May 7, 7:30 p.m., Knights home.



Wednesday, May 8

Batesville Toastmasters

Meet the second and fourth Wednesdays, including May 8, noon-1 p.m. Info: 934-3462.

St. Anne’s Ladies Sodality Card Party

May 8, 1-4:30 p.m., St. Anthony Catholic Church, Morris, lower hall.



Thursday, May 9

Batesville Lions Club Dinner/Meeting

May 9, 6:30 p.m., Sherman House. Jim Helms of Ivy Tech will be the guest speaker. Info and RSVP: Ted Hartshorn, 934-2636.



Thu.-Sun., May 9-12

Batesville Kiwanis Family Carnival

May 9-12, downtown. Ride bracelets – May 9, 5-10 p.m., $12; May 10, 5-11 p.m., $15; May 11, noon-5 p.m., $12 and 5-11 p.m., $15; and May 12, noon-6 p.m., $15. Free kids’ fingerprinting Saturday, noon-2 p.m. Proceeds benefit Kiwanis Kids and Us programs, scholarships, Cub Scouts and youth soccer.



Friday, May 10

Ripley County Property Tax Bills

Due on or before May 10.  Info: Treasurer Amy Copeland, 812-689-6352.

Batesville Middle and High Schools Spring Concert

May 10, 7 p.m., BHS auditorium.



Saturday, May 11

Large Item Pickup

On May 11, Batesville offers curbside pickup of large items from residents’ homes starting at 5 a.m. Info: 933-6100.

Oldenburg Knights of St. John Over 21 Dance

May 11, 8 p.m.-midnight, Holy Family Church gym. Music by Now and Then. Cost: $10. Bring your own beverages. Setups provided. Partial proceeds benefit Eagle Fire Co.’s pumper truck and local charities.



Monday, May 13

Batesville Middle School and Batesville High School Bands Concert

May 13, 7 p.m., BHS auditorium.

Oldenburg Franciscan Center Program

Men’s Night will be presented May 13, 7-8:30 p.m. Freewill offering. Info and RSVP: 933-6437 or center@oldenburgosf.com.



Tuesday, May 14

Ripley County Democrats

Meets May 14, Dramann’s Campground east of Osgood. Pitch-in dinner, 6 p.m. with lasagna provided; meeting, 7 p.m. Info: phyllisarmbrecht@hotmail.com or 812-667-5690.

“Tunes Through Time: Old  Times” Music

May 14, 6:30-8 p.m.,  Brookville Library.

Batesville Knights of St. John Solo Card Party

May 14, 7:30 p.m.



Wednesday, May 15

Oldenburg Franciscan Center Program

Contemplative Prayer will be presented May 15, 3-4:30 p.m. Cost: $5. Info and RSVP: 933-6437 or center@oldenburgosf.com.

Thumbelina Sign-up Deadline

Presented by the Cincinnati Kinderballet May 18, 11 a.m., Batesville Middle School commons. Sponsored by Friends of the Batesville Memorial Public Library. Free. Refreshments. Register by May 15 at the library.



Thursday, May 16

Coffee Social

Full meal served May 16, 4:30-6:30 p.m., St. Peter’s United Church of Christ, Fink’s Road, Osgood. Freewill offering.

Jac-Cen-Del Athletes’ Sports Physicals

Offered by Margaret Mary Community Hospital and its physicians May 16, 5-7 p.m., Osgood Primary Care. Cost: $20.

Driver Education Parent/Student Meeting

May 16, 7 p.m., Batesville High School cafeteria. Mandatory for all students taking the summer course and their parents.



Fri.-Sat., May 17-18

Franklin County Quilt Show

May 17, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; and 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.



Saturday, May 18

Whitewater Canal State Historic Site Trail Towpath 10K Dash

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.

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 Memorial Public 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.

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

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.



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.



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.



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

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

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.



Thursday, June 6

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.



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 26

Batesville Quiltmakers

Meet June 26, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library. Info: Carlan Bischoff, 932-5050.



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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