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Wednesday, Jan. 29
The Batesville Memorial Public Library trustees will meet Jan. 29, 5 p.m.
Friday, Jan. 31
The Batesville Community Education Foundation Tip-off Chili Dinner is Jan. 31, 5-7:30 p.m., Batesville High School cafeteria.
The Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will host a Teen Girls’ Spa Night for grades 6-12, 6-9:30 p.m. Info and to register: 812-663-2826.
Sunman Elementary School full-day kindergarten registrations for the 2014-15 school year will be accepted during January. Children must be 5 by Aug. 1 to enroll. A certified, county-issued birth certificate and current immunization records (even if not yet complete) are required. Registration forms: ses.sunmandearborn.k12.in.us under the “Info” tab. Info: Chris Richter, 812-623-2235, Ext. 15903.
The Batesville Eagles will host the band SPORKS Jan. 31, 8 p.m.-midnight.
Jan. 31-Feb. 1
The East Central High School Senior Drama Club will present “1984” by George Orwell Jan. 31, 7 p.m., and Feb. 1, 2 and 7 p.m., Performing Arts Center.
Saturday, Feb. 1
Batesville Youth Baseball sign ups are Feb. 1 and 22, 9 a.m.-noon, Southeastern Indiana YMCA. Online registration is also open until March 1 without a late fee at www.batesvillebaberuth.com.
All Saints Parish and School will present Night in Italy lasagna dinner Feb. 1, St. Paul Gym, New Alsace. Doors open 5 p.m. Cost: adults, $15; ages 6-12, $8; ages 5 and under, free. Advance tickets: 812-623-2631 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Tickets also available at the door.
Sunday, Feb. 2
The Sunman American Legion Post 337 breakfast is Feb. 2, 7 a.m.-1 p.m. Freewill offering. To preorder bulk sausage: Milton Howard, 812-623-3835; or Rob Seig, 812-623-6700.
A breakfast sponsored by Oldenburg Academy Students in Sports will be held Feb. 2, 7:30-11 a.m., St. Louis School cafeteria. Freewill offering.
The Sons of the American Legion stillboard shoot is Feb. 2, 11 a.m., Prell-Bland American Legion Post 271. Info: 934-2228.
The Knights of St. John International St. Joseph Commandery, Oldenburg, trap and stillboard shoot is Feb. 2, 11 a.m., Tri-Township Conservation Club, Oldenburg. Meat and cash prizes. Partial proceeds benefit local children with special needs through Tri-County Council for Special People.
The Batesville Eagles will be open Feb. 2 for Super Bowl Sunday beginning at 2 p.m. Bring a favorite dish or snacks.
Monday, Feb. 3
The Batesville Casket Co. Retirees Party is Feb. 3, 11:30 a.m. lunch, Osgood Grub Co. Info: Mary Demaree, 812-614-0901.
St. Maurice Catholic Church, Napoleon, is sponsoring a community blood drive Feb. 3, 1-6:30 p.m., parish activity center. Info and appointments: Arlene Gehl, 812-852-4394 or www.hoxworth.org/groups/napoleon.
The Daughters of Isabella All Saints Circle 1384 will meet Feb. 3, 7 p.m., Knights of Columbus.
The Tyson Library’s, Versailles, grades K-6 independent reading program starts Feb. 3. Pick up reading logs to record progress for prizes. Logs due April 14. Info: 812-689-5894 or www.tysonlibrary.org.
The Food and Growers Association Eighth Annual Grower/Producer Conference, “Small Farm Enterprises = Big Opportunities,” is Feb. 8, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Batesville Intermediate School. Cost: $20. A post-seminar workshop on backyard poultry, 2:30-3:30 p.m., can be attended for an additional $10. RSVP by Feb. 3: Deanna Hookway, 812-212-5432 or email@example.com.
Tuesday, Feb. 4
Batesville Knights of St. John No. 243 will meet Feb. 4, 7:30 p.m., Knights home.
Wednesday, Feb. 5
The Columbus Star Quilters’ Guild will meet Feb. 5, 9:30 a.m., Masonic Lodge, 4131 Rocky Ford Road. Bring a show and tell to share.
Friends of the Batesville Memorial Public Library will meet Feb. 5, 7 p.m.
The St. Louis Ladies Auxiliary No. 11 will meet Feb. 5, 7 p.m., Batesville Knights of St. John home. The $11 dues are payable to St. Louis Ladies Auxiliary and can be mailed to Anna Mae Nobbe, 82 Village Road, Batesville, IN 47006. Info: Katy Hortemiller, 934-5267.
Thursday, Feb. 6
A Franklin County Humane Society orientation meeting for volunteers is Feb. 6, 7 p.m., headquarters, 107 High St., Brookville. Info: 765-647-1444, FranklinCountyHumane@gmail.com or http://members.petfinder.com/~IN19/index.html.
Friday, Feb. 7
The Ripley County Mobile Food Pantry will give away food for the needy in Laughery, Center, Jackson, Johnson and Otter Creek townships Feb. 7, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Ripley County Fairgrounds Building 16C, Osgood.
Feb. 7, noon, is the deadline for candidates to file for candidacy for the May 6 primary. Info: Ripley County Clerk’s Office, Versailles, 812-689-6115 (hours are weekdays, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.); Franklin County Clerk’s Office, Brookville, 765-647-5111, Ext. 3 (hours are weekdays, 8:30 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m.).
The Batesville Beautification League will meet Feb. 7, noon, Sherman House. Info: Clara Goble, 934-3723.
The movie “The Light in Her Eyes” will be presented Feb. 7, 6:30-9 p.m., Oldenburg Franciscan Center. Freewill offering. Info: 933-6437 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Christian Motorcycle Association Cross Eyed Riders will meet Feb. 7, 7 p.m., The Gathering Place, Bright. Info: Crosseyedrider@aol.com or 513-218-9707.
The Red Hat Belles of Batesville will meet for lunch Feb. 12, LaRosa’s. RSVPs by Feb. 7: Eleen Weisenbach, 934-3484.
Saturday, Feb. 8
Francis Series – Francis & the Sultan will be presented Feb. 8, 9-11:30 a.m., Oldenburg Franciscan Center. Cost: $20. Info: 933-6437 or email@example.com.
The Margaret Mary Health Safe Sitter class, a babysitting preparation program for 11- to 13-year-olds, is Feb. 8, 9 a.m.- 3:30 p.m., auditorium. The cost to attend is $40. Registration is required: 933-5257.
A chicken dinner will be served Feb. 8, 5-8 p.m., Knights of Columbus Hall. Carryouts available. Proceeds go to the American Legion Baseball Team.
Batesville Community Education Foundation’s Western Night fundraiser is Feb 8, 6:30 p.m. dinner with cash bar, followed by a dance with music by Nuttin’ Fancy, Walhill Farm. Casual Western attire. Tickets are $50 per person or $95 per couple. To RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sunday, Feb. 9
The St. Nicholas Ladies Sodality are sponsoring a valentine breakfast Feb. 9, 7:30 a.m.-noon, St. Nicholas Church, Sunman. Freewill offering.
The Hamburg Knights of St. John will have a stillboard and trap shoot Feb. 9, 11 a.m., Tri-Township Conservation Club, Oldenburg.
The Knights of Columbus Pro-Life Bowl and Spaghetti Dinner is Feb. 9. Bowling shifts are 1 and 3 p.m., East Bowl. Dinner starts 4 p.m., K of C Clubroom. Cost: $24 for two. Dinner only, freewill offering. Families welcome. Proceeds go to area pro-life groups. Tickets: 934-4054.
Tuesday, Feb. 11
A solo card party will be held Feb. 11, 7 p.m., Batesville Knights of St. John Hall.
The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3183 will meet Feb. 11, 7 p.m.
Wednesday, Feb. 12
The St. Anne’s Ladies Sodality Card Party is Feb. 12, 1 p.m., St. Anthony Catholic Church, Morris, lower hall.
Batesville Toastmasters will meet Feb. 12, 5:30 p.m., Community Church of Batesville, 103 E. George St. Info: 934-3462.
Oldenburg Academy’s Reverse Raffle is Feb. 22, 6 p.m., school gym. Cost: $65. RSVP by Feb. 12: 933-0737 or email@example.com.
Thursday, Feb. 13
The Tyson Library, Versailles, toddler/preschool story time runs Feb. 13-March 13. Visit Miss Karen at the library for more details.
The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3183 Ladies Auxiliary will meet Feb. 13, 7 p.m.
Friday, Feb. 14
“Casablanca,” part of the Rural Alliance for the Arts Classic Film Series, will be screened Feb. 14, 7 p.m., Gibson Theatre. Tickets at $8 for adults and $6 for students and seniors can be purchased at the door.
Saturday, Feb. 15
Psychology: Integrating Spirituality & Health will be presented Feb. 15, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Oldenburg Franciscan Center. Cost: $45-$65, includes lunch. RSVP: 933-6437 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
St. Anthony’s Ladies Society is hosting an over 21 Valentine’s Dance and Silent Auction Feb. 15, Schad Hall, Morris. Doors open, 6 p.m.; auction, 6-10 p.m.; dance, 7-11 p.m. Music provided by Music in Motion. Bring your own beverages. Info or tickets: 812-363-3984.
Sunday, Feb. 16
Coffee Talk: Clay in the Hands of the Potter will be presented Feb. 16, 10:45 a.m.-noon, Oldenburg Franciscan Center. Freewill offering. Info: 933-6437 or email@example.com.
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