Monday, Feb. 25
K of C Degree
The Batesville Knights of Columbus First Degree initiation is Feb. 25, 7 p.m. Candidates should be at the hall by 6:30 p.m. 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.
Tuesday, Feb. 26
A women’s Bible study class on Genesis chapters 3-11 is every Tuesday, Feb. 26-April 30, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Upper Room, 124 E. 6th St., Brookville. Info: Polly Brown, 765-647-0934.
Financial Peace University, a biblically-based, video-driven small group study that teaches families to beat debt and build wealth, will be presented Tuesdays from Feb. 26-April 30, 6:30-8 p.m., Southeastern Indiana YMCA. Cost: $80 per couple. RSVP: 934-6006.
Wednesday, Feb. 27
Batesville Quiltmakers will meet Feb. 27, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library. Info: Carlan Bischoff, 932-5050.
The Batesville Memorial Public Library Board of Trustees will meet Feb. 27, 5 p.m.
Thursday, Feb. 28
The Secular Franciscans, a fraternity for lay people who want to follow the rule of life of St. Francis, will meet Feb. 28, 6:30 p.m., Holy Family Catholic Church, Oldenburg, Father Rudolf Room.
The Batesville Lions Club will hold a dinner meeting Feb. 28, 6:30 p.m., Sherman House. Ed Krause, Batesville Community School Corp. director of transportation and safety, will talk about school security. RSVP: Ted Hartshorn, 934-2636.
Batesville Memorial Public Library will present The Serious O’ Sillies Co. and “The Show Must go On” Feb. 28, 7 p.m. Free.
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, including March 1, noon, Sherman House. New members welcome. Info: Judy Schath, 934-3234.
Grant Application Deadline
Stayin’ Alive grant applications for projects and programs that aim to reduce Franklin County substance abuse problems are due by noon March 1. Info: www.stayinalive24.org or 765-647-7272.
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. Info: www.artsincolumbus.org or Jeff Kuehl, 812-376-2535.
Scrapbooking RSVP Deadline
St. John Lutheran Church, Hubbell’s Corner, Sunman, will hold a scrapbooking event March 9, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Cost: $25, includes space, breakfast and drinks. Bring supplies and a lunch item to share. Partial proceeds go to Southeastern Indiana YMCA. Make checks payable to St. John’s WELCA, Hubbell’s Corner and mail to Nancy Gutapfel, 11238 Miller Road, Sunman, IN 47041. Fee must be received by March 1. Info: 812-623-2506.
St. Martin’s Church, Yorkville, will have a fish fry March 1, 4:30-7 p.m.
St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross, Bright, will have a fish fry March 1, 4:30-7:30 p.m., parish community center. Carryouts available. Cost: adults, $8; children, $4; under 3, free.
A fish fry, baked potato bar and cakewalk is March 1, 4:30-7:30 p.m., St. Nicholas parish hall, Sunman.
“Film, Faith and Franciscanism: Born to be Wild” will be presented March 1, 6:30-9 p.m., Oldenburg Franciscan Center. Freewill offering. Info: 933-6437 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Batesville Eagles Aerie 1130 will host a dance with music by Now and Then Band March 1, 8 p.m.-midnight.