Batesville Herald Tribune, Batesville, Indiana

November 19, 2013


The Batesville Herald-Tribune

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Nov. 18-25

The Southeastern Indiana YMCA Holiday 2013 session program registration begins Nov. 18 for members and Nov. 21 for potential members. Programs begin Nov. 25.

Tuesday, Nov. 19

National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association will meet Nov. 19, 10 a.m., Ponderosa Steakhouse, Greensburg. Info: 765-629-2720.

The free one-hour Webinar “Osteoarthritis, Joint Stress and Injury Prevention in Livestock Production” can be viewed two ways Nov. 19: 3 p.m., Room 204, government center, 1010 Franklin Ave., Brookville. Info and special accommodations request: 765-647-3511 or; online. To register online by Nov. 14:

Wednesday, Nov. 20

Batesville Quiltmakers will meet Nov. 20, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Batesville Christian Church. Info: Carlan Bischoff, 812-212-1180.

Batesville High School Financial Aid Night for seniors and their parents or guardians is Nov. 20, 5:30 p.m., auditorium.

Thursday, Nov. 21

The Secular Franciscans, a fraternity for lay people who want to follow the rule of life of St. Francis of Assisi, will meet Nov. 21, 6:30 p.m., Holy Family Church, Oldenburg, Father Rudolf Room.

Thu.-Sat., Nov. 21-23

The comedy “Dashing Through the Snow” will be presented by the Greensburg-based Tree County Players Nov. 21-23, 7 p.m., Greensburg City Hall auditorium. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children 18 and under at the door.

Friday, Nov. 22

The Sunman Area Chamber of Commerce parade is Nov. 22, 6 p.m., from Meridian Street to American Legion. Holiday bazaar, 5-8 p.m., Legion, and activities throughout town. Visits with Santa, free trolley rides, petting zoo.

The Now and Then Band will perform Nov. 22, 8 p.m.-midnight, Batesville Eagles, 104 W. Pearl St. Info: 934-3610.

Saturday, Nov. 23

Vulnerability: Opening to the Sacred will be presented Nov. 23, 9-11:30 a.m., Oldenburg Franciscan Center. Cost: $20-$30. Info: 933-6437 or

The Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce Holiday Parade is Nov. 23, 1 p.m., downtown. Food and craft booths and entertainment, 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Visits with Santa and raffle drawings after the parade. Info: 934-3101 or

November Noel, sponsored by the Brookville/Franklin County Chamber of Commerce, is Nov. 23, 1-5 p.m., Franklin County Courthouse lawn, Brookville. Carriage rides, photos with Santa, a United Way of Franklin County Coat Drive, reindeer, food, music and games.

A Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony is Nov. 23, 6:30 p.m., gazebo near the Whitewater Canal State Historic Site, Metamora. Carols, stories, refreshments.

The Daughters of Isabella will have their Christmas dinner Monday, Dec. 2, 6 p.m., Batesville Knights of Columbus hall. Cost: $12. RSVPs and payments due by Nov. 23: Bernie Meyer, 934-3659. Bring food pantry donations.

Sunday, Nov. 24

The Sunman Area Life Squad whole hog sausage/pancake breakfast is Nov. 24, 7 a.m.-1 p.m., Sunman Elementary School. Freewill donation. Sausage links, patties and bulk will also be available for sale. Info: 812-6

A Christmas Craft Fair will be held Nov. 24, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Milan High School.

The Dance Studio winter concert, “In the Holiday Spirit,” is Nov. 24, 2 p.m., Batesville High School auditorium.

Monday, Nov. 25

United Families will meet Nov. 25, 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, Nov. 26

On Nov. 26, the Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will have a board meeting, 4 p.m. Info: 812-663-2826.

A Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana distribution is Nov. 26, 4-6 p.m., parking lot behind the Schilling Center, Brookville.

Wednesday, Nov. 27

The Batesville food pantry will be closed Nov. 27, Dec. 25 and Jan. 1.

Batesville Toastmasters will meet Nov. 27, 5:30 p.m., Community Church of Batesville, 103 E. George St. (old Taff Furniture building). Info: 934-3462.

A stillboard and trap shoot will be held Nov. 27, 5:30 p.m., Tri County Coonhunters. Meet and money shoots.

“Year end is Coming – are you Ready?” is the theme of a Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce Lunch & Learn session by certified public accountants Shawwn Storms and Brad Feldman Dec. 3, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Big Four Café. The cost, including lunch, is $15 for chamber members and $20 for non-chamber members. Reservations by Nov. 27: Donna Burdett, 934-3101 or

Thursday, Nov. 28

The Thanksgiving Turkey Trot, sponsored by Southeastern Indiana YMCA, begins there Nov. 28, 8 a.m. The cost is $12 if preregistered by Nov. 25 or $15 after that date. Info: Angela Hurley, 934-6006, Ext. 254.

Friday, Nov. 29

A Friends of Versailles State Park Walk Off the Gravy Hike is Nov. 29, 9 a.m., campground overflow parking lot. Info: Ripley County Tourism Bureau, 812-689-7431.

The Moving On Band will perform Nov. 29, 8 p.m.-midnight, Batesville Eagles, 104 W. Pearl St. Info: 934-3610.

Nominations for four Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce awards are due Nov. 29. Forms are available at, then click on Community, Event Apps and 2014 Nomination Forms. They also can be picked up at the offices of The Herald-Tribune and WRBI.

The Batesville Area Historical Society Snowflake Luncheon is Dec. 4, 11 a.m. doors open, noon lunch, Hillcrest Country Club. The cost is $25 per person. The benefit will raise funds for the society’s museum, 15 W. George St. To reserve a seat or table of eight by Nov. 29: Jinny Stewart, 933-0267. Tickets are also available at the museum and Geis Electronics.

Fri.-Sun., Nov. 29-Dec. 1

The Metamora Old-Fashioned Christmas Walk is Nov. 29-30, 10 a.m.-10 p.m.; Dec. 1, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Also, Dec. 6-8; Dec. 13-15; and Dec. 20-22.