Batesville Herald Tribune, Batesville, Indiana

March 13, 2013

Activities as of March 13


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Saturday, March 16

Craft Show

The ACT for Christ Youth Ministry from St. John the Baptist, St. Paul, St. Joseph and St. Martin’s parishes will host a spring craft show March 16, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., St. John’s, Dover.

“Wreck-It Ralph”

Popcorn and drinks will be served for the screening of “Wreck-It Ralph,” rated PG, March 16, noon-1:50 p.m., Tyson Library, Versailles. To RSVP: 812-689-5894.

Chicken Dinner

A chicken dinner will be held March 16, 5-8 p.m., Batesville Knights of Columbus hall. Cost: adults, $10; ages 8 and under, $6. Carryouts available. Proceeds go to St. Anthony’s Haiti Mission.

Eagles Dance

A Batesville Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 1130 dance featuring CRB is March 16, 8 p.m.-midnight.



Sat.-Sun., Mar. 16-17

Turtle Soup Sale

The St. Louis Mission Team is sponsoring a turtle soup sale March 16, 1-6 p.m., and March 17, 9 a.m.-noon or until sold out, St. Louis Activity Center. Cost: quart, $3; half gallon, $6; gallon, $12. Proceeds will help pay for its mission trip to Muskegon, Mich., this summer.

“Guys and Dolls”

The East Central High School drama and chorus departments will present “Guys and Dolls” March 16, 7:30 p.m.; and March 17, 3 p.m., performing arts center. Cost: adults, $7; students and senior citizens, $5; children under 5, free.



Sunday, March 17

Breakfast

The Batesville Knights of Columbus will have their annual Gibault Breakfast March 17, 7-11 a.m. Freewill offering.

Breakfast

St. John the Baptist Church, Dover, Ladies Sodality is hosting an all-you-can-eat breakfast March 17, 7:30 a.m.-noon. Cost: adults, $8; kids 10 and under, $4.

Breakfast

St. Jacob’s United Church of Christ, Blue Creek, will host a sausage and pancake breakfast, bake sale and raffle March 17, 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Stillboard Shoot

A Batesville Sons of the American Legion stillboard shoot is March 17, 11 a.m., Prell-Bland American Legion Post 271. Info: 934-2228.

Williams Benefit

The Joanne Williams fundraiser to help with cancer medical bills is March 17, 2 p.m., Gateway Park, Metamora, old Brookville Depot. The Hard Tyme Bluegrass Band will entertain. Cost: $3.



March 17-20

Church Speaker

Dr. David Nichols will speak at Church on the Rock March 17, 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. and March 18-20, 6:30 p.m. Info: 934-5192.



Monday, March 18

Right to Life

Southeastern Indiana Right to Life will meet March 18, 7 p.m., Versailles Church of Christ, Jarvis Drive.

FGA Potluck Deadline

The Food and Growers Association of Laughery Valley and Environs potluck supper has been rescheduled to March 19, 6 p.m., Big 4 Cafe, 121 S. Depot St., Batesville. Attendees should bring a dish to share, prepared with plant-based whole foods from local sources if possible. Drinks will be provided. Cost: free for FGA members, $3 suggested donation for nonmembers. Info and to RSVP by March 18: Mary@marylmeyer@gmail.com or 812-212-9673.



Tuesday, March 19

NARFE

The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association meets the third Tuesday, including March 19, 10 a.m., Ponderosa Steakhouse, Greensburg. Info: 765-629-2720.

Game Day

Children in grades K-6 are invited to a Game Day March 19, 1 p.m. Tyson Library, Versailles. To RSVP: 812-689-5894.

An Easter Egg Hunt that’s twice the size as usual for toddlers through sixth-graders is March 23, 1 p.m., Tyson Library, Versailles. To RSVP: 812-689-5894.



Wed., March 20

Toastmasters

Batesville Toastmasters meetings, open to the public, are every other Wednesday, including March 20, noon-1 p.m. Info: 934-3462.

OFC Program

Contemplative Prayer will be presented March 20, 3-4:30 p.m., Oldenburg Franciscan Center. Cost: $5. Info and reservations: 933-6437 or center@oldenburgosf.com.



Thursday, March 21

Soup Supper

St. Peter’s United Church of Christ, Fink’s Road, Osgood, is having a soup supper March 21, 4:30-6:30 p.m. Freewill offering.

Cemetery Meeting

The Franklin County Cemetery Commission will meet March 21, 6:30 p.m., Brookville Library.



Friday, March 22

Fish Fry

St. Martin’s Church, Yorkville, will have a fish fry March 22, 4:30-7 p.m.

Fish Fry

St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross, Bright, will have a fish fry March 22, 4:30-7:30 p.m., parish community center. Carryouts available. Cost: adults, $8; children, $4; under 3, free.

Eagles Dance

Batesville Eagles Aerie 1130 will host Darryl Hewitt and Southbound, a classic rock, blues band, March 22, 8 p.m.-midnight.



Saturday, March 23

Easter Egg Hunt

An Easter Egg hunt sponsored by the Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce and city of Batesville will be held March 23, 11:30 a.m., Liberty Park. Three age groups up to age 9. Bring baskets. In case of inclement weather, it will be held in the pavilion.

March Madness Fundraiser

Batesville Youth Football will hold a Spring March Madness Fundraiser March 23, 5-11 p.m., Batesville Knights of St. John hall. Cost: $25. Info: Chris Weiler, chrweile@gmail.com or 513-404-9897.



Sunday, March 24

Stillboard/Trap Shoot

The Batesville Veterans of Foreign Wars Men’s Auxiliary will have a stillboard and trap shoot March 24, 11 a.m., Tri-Township Conservation Club, Oldenburg. Prizes: meat and money.

Stillboard Shoot

A variety stillboard shoot will be held March 24, noon, St. Nicholas Church, Sunman. Proceeds benefit St. Nicholas School.

OFC Program

Palm Sunday RCIA Retreat: Know God’s Love will be presented March 24, 1-5:30 p.m., Oldenburg Franciscan Center. Cost: $45, includes supper. Info and reservations: 933-6437 or center@oldenburgosf.com.

Chili Challenge

The Franklin County Humane Society Chili Challenge is March 24, 3 p.m., Fraternal Order of Eagles, 770 Main St., Brookville. The public may taste samples. Fees are $5 for adults, $3 for children 11-16 and free for younger kids.



March 24, 28-31

Easter Services

Delaware United Methodist Church will host Easter services: March 24, Palm Sunday, worship, 8:30 a.m., breakfast, 10 a.m.; evening service, 6 p.m.;  March 28, Holy Thursday, pitch-in dinner and service, 6 p.m.; March 29, Good Friday service and Easter egg hunt, 6 p.m.; and March 31, Easter service 8:30 a.m.



Monday, March 25

Kite Fly

A Kite Fly sponsored by Tyson Library, Versailles, is March 25, 1-2 p.m., Versailles State Park. Children must be accompanied by adults. Kites may be provided for children who do not have them. To RSVP: 812-689-5894.



March 25-April 1

YMCA Registration

The Southeastern Indiana YMCA Spring I session program registration begins March 25 for members and March 28 for potential members. Programs begin April 1. Info: www.siymca.org or 934-6006.



Wed., March 27

Batesville Quiltmakers

Batesville Quiltmakers will meet March 27,  Batesville Memorial Public Library. Info: Carlan Bischoff, 932-5050.



Tuesday, April 2

Financial Peace

The Southeastern Indiana YMCA is offering Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University for nine weeks beginning April 9, 6:30-8 p.m. A free preview day is April 2, noon and 6:30 p.m. Info and RSVP: Pauletta Meyer, 934-6006.

Napoleon Senior Club

The Napoleon Senior Club meets April 2, 6 p.m., Napoleon Community Center. Bring a covered dish and table service. Info: Jean Huber, 934-2245.



Wed., April 3

Toastmasters

Batesville Toastmasters meetings, open to the public, are every other Wednesday, including April 3, noon-1 p.m. Info: 934-3462.

La Leche League

La Leche League of Sunman, a breast-feeding support group, will meet April 3, 5-6 p.m., Dr. Suzanne Martini’s office, Sunman. Expectant and breast-feeding moms welcome. Info: 812-654-2593.

Sports Physicals

Sports physicals will be offered by Margaret Mary Community Hospital and its physicians to South Ripley athletes April 3, 5-7 p.m., Osgood Primary Care, The cost is $20.



Friday, April 5

Food Giveaway

A Ripley County Food Pantry large food giveaway is April 5, 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.

Beautification League

Batesville Beautification League  meets the first Friday, including April 5, noon, Sherman House. New members welcome. Info: Judy Schath, 934-3234.



Fri.-Sun., April 5-7

OFC Program

A “Cosmology, Christ and Us” retreat  will be presented April 5-7, Oldenburg Franciscan Center. Cost varies. Info and reservations: 933-6437 or center@oldenburgosf.com.



Saturday, April 6

Toy and Clothing Sale

St. Michael School, Brookville, is hosting its fifth annual children’s toy and clothing sale April 6, 8 a.m.-noon.

River Rendezvous

The free Whitewater River Rendezvous is April 6, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Harmony Crown Room third floor, 734 Main St., Brookville. The event will showcase services and goods of local restaurants and businesses to fly-fishing enthusiasts.



Sunday, April 7

Cross Eyed Riders

The Christian Motorcyclists Cross Eyed Riders No. 752 will meet April 7, Hog Rock Cafe, 101 E. Carr St., Milan. Food and fellowship, 1 p.m.; meeting, 2 p.m. Info: 513-218-9707.



Monday, April 8

Scholarship Deadline

Stayin’ Alive scholarship applications from  high school seniors who are  Franklin County residents are due by 4 p.m. April 8.  Scholarships are based on financial need, academic achievement and the student’s written essay on the positive or negative impact that substance abuse has had on his or her life. Info and applications: www.stayinalive24.org or 765-647-7272.

OFC Program

Men’s Night will be presented April 8, 7-8:30 p.m., Oldenburg Franciscan Center. Freewill offering. Info and reservations: 933-6437 or center@oldenburgosf.com.



Tuesday, April 9

“Hard  Times” Music

“Tunes Through Time: Hard  Times”  is  April 9, 6:30-8 p.m.,  Brookville Library.



Wed., April 10

Card Party

The St. Anne’s Ladies Sodality card party is  April 10, 1-4:30 p.m., St. Anthony Catholic Church, Morris, lower hall.

Sports Physicals

Sports physicals will be offered by Margaret Mary Community Hospital and its physicians to Batesville High School athletes April 10, 5-7 p.m., MMCH Outpatient Clinic on The Hansen Center’s second floor. The cost is $20.



Thursday, April 11

Sports Physicals

Sports physicals will be offered by Margaret Mary Community Hospital and its physicians to Batesville Middle School, Oldenburg Academy and St. Louis athletes April 11, 5-7 p.m., MMCH Outpatient Clinic on The Hansen Center’s second floor. The cost is $20.



Friday, April 12

OFC Program

Film, Faith and Franciscanism: What the Bleep do we Know will be presented April 12, 6:30-9 p.m., Oldenburg Franciscan Center. Freewill offering. Info and reservations: 933-6437 or center@oldenburgosf.com.



Saturday, April 13

Cardinal Crawl

St. Louis School’s fifth annual Cardinal Crawl 5K run/walk is April 13, 9 a.m. Registraiton begins at 8 a.m. Forms are available at the school, church, parish office, Southeastern Indiana YMCA and at www.batesville.k12.in.us/sls. Cost: individual, $15; household, $40. Proceeds benefit SLS athletics and local food pantry.

OFC Program

A communication workshop will be presented April 13, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Oldenburg Franciscan Center. Cost: $45 includes lunch. Info and reservations: 933-6437 or center@oldenburgosf.com.

Library Happenings

The Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will sponsor Battle of the Books, where sixth-eighth graders will test their reading comprehension, April 13. Info: 812-663-2826.

Band Deadline

The registration deadline for the April 27 Batesville High School Battle of the Bands is April 13. The fee is $20. Information and contest rules are available at area high school offices and music departments. To register: tmeyers@etczone.com or 934-6375.



Sunday, Apr. 14

OFC Program

Coffee Talk: What is Wholeness? will be presented April 14, 10:45 a.m.-noon, Oldenburg Academy dining room. Freewill offering. Info and reservations: 933-6437 or center@oldenburgosf.com.



Tuesday, Apr. 16

NARFE

The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association meets the third Tuesday, including April 16, 10 a.m., Ponderosa Steakhouse, Greensburg. Info: 765-629-2720.

BAHS Meeting

The Batesville Area Historical Society will meet April 16, 7 p.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library.



Wed., April 17

Toastmasters

Batesville Toastmasters meetings, open to the public, are every other Wednesday, including April 17, noon-1 p.m. Info: 934-3462.

OFC Program

Contemplative prayer will be presented April 17, 3-4:30 p.m., Oldenburg Franciscan Center. Cost: $5. Info and reservations: 933-6437 or center@oldenburgosf.com.



Thursday, April 18

Scholarship Deadline

Nora E. Wonning Scholarship Trust Fund first-year and renewal applications are available from Batesville High School and Oldenburg Academy guidance counselors’ offices. They are due to BHS principal Sherri Preston by April 18 at 4 p.m.

Library Happenings

The Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will sponsor Newspaper Blackout Poetry for grades 6-12 April 18, 6:30 p.m. Info: 812-663-2826.



Saturday, April 20

OFC Program

Jung Series: Liminal Space and Transformation  will be presented April 20, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Oldenburg Franciscan Center. Cost: $45 includes lunch. Info and reservations: 933-6437 or center@oldenburgosf.com.

After Hours Concert

As part of the Batesville Memorial Public Library’s After Hours Concert Series, Planet D Nonet will perform April 20, 7 p.m., BMPL. Free admission. Info: www.ebatesville.com/library/after.html or 934-4706.



Wednesday, April 24

Quiltmakers

Batesville Quiltmakers will meet April 24, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library. Info: Carlan Bischoff, 932-5050.



April 25-28

Book Sale

Friends of the Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will hold a book sale April 26, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; April 27, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; and April 28, 1-3 p.m. Friends members may attend an early bird sale April 25, 6 p.m. Info: 812-663-2826.



Saturday, April 27

Battle of the Bands

The Batesville High School Battle of the Bands is April 27, 7-11 p.m., Batesville Middle School gym. Proceeds from $5 admissions will support BHS music programs. Info: Taaron Meyers, tmeyers@etczone.com or 934-6375.



Wednesday, May 1

Toastmasters

Batesville Toastmasters meetings, open to the public, are every other Wednesday, including May 1, noon-1 p.m. Info: 934-3462.

La Leche League

La Leche League of Sunman, a breast-feeding support group, will meet May 1, 5-6 p.m., Dr. Suzanne Martini’s office, Sunman. Expectant and breast-feeding moms welcome. Info: 812-654-2593.

FarmFresh CSA

Sign-up for reserving a share of FarmFresh CSA (Community-Supported Agriculture) weekly boxes of safe, naturally grown local produce continues until May 1. Pickup sites are midweek in Batesville and Bright. Info: www.laugheryvalleygrowers.com.



Friday, May 3

Food Giveaway

A Ripley County Food Pantry large food giveaway is May 3, 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.

Beautification League

Batesville Beautification League  meets the first Friday, including May 3, noon, Sherman House. New members welcome. Info: Judy Schath, 934-3234.



Sunday, May 5

Cross Eyed Riders

The Christian Motorcyclists Cross Eyed Riders No. 752 will meet May 5, Hog Rock Cafe, 101 E. Carr St., Milan. Food and fellowship, 1 p.m.; meeting, 2 p.m. Info: 513-218-9707.



Monday, May 6

Doll Plant Gathering

Hillenbrand Doll Plant 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.



Tuesday, May 7

Napoleon Senior Club

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



Wednesday, May 8

Card Party

The St. Anne’s Ladies Sodality card party is  May 8, 1-4:30 p.m., St. Anthony Catholic Church, Morris, lower hall.



Tuesday, May 14

“Old  Times” Music

“Tunes Through Time: Old  Times”  is  May 14, 6:30-8 p.m.,  Brookville Library.



Wednesday, May 15

Toastmasters

Batesville Toastmasters meetings, open to the public, are every other Wednesday, including May 15, noon-1 p.m. Info: 934-3462.



Thursday, May 16

Sports Physicals

Sports physicals will be offered by Margaret Mary Community Hospital and its physicians to Jac-Cen-Del athletes May 16, 5-7 p.m., Osgood Primary Care. The cost is $20.



Fri.-Sat., May 17-18

Quilt Show

The Franklin County Quilt Show, sponsored by Franklin County Extension Homemakers and Quilt Batts, is  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. Admission is $5. Info: Mary Cheek, 765-647-0797.



Saturday, May 18

After Hours Concert

As part of the Batesville Memorial Public Library’s After Hours Concert Series, Yayoi and New Brazil will perform May 18, 7 p.m., BMPL. Free admission. Info: www.ebatesville.com/library/after.html or 934-4706.



Monday, May 20

Gift Certificate Sale Ends

The Batesville Knights of St. John Commandery 243 Mission Team will be selling Five Oaks Lawn and Garden gift certificates through May 20. They are available from team members, at Geis Electronics or Curves or by calling Mary Jo Wuestefeld at 934-3822. All proceeds help fund 30 youth and adults going to Parma, Ohio, in June to help the needy.



Tuesday, May 21

NARFE

The 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

Quiltmakers

Batesville Quiltmakers will meet May 22, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library. Info: Carlan Bischoff, 932-5050.



Wednesday, May 29

Toastmasters

Batesville Toastmasters meetings, open to the public, are every other Wednesday, including May 29, noon-1 p.m. Info: 934-3462.

Library Happenings

On May 29, the Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will have a make-and-take craft, 4-7 p.m.; and Silly Safaris, 6 p.m. Info: 812-663-2826.



Thursday, May 30

Library Happenings

On May 30, the Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will sponsor Make It – Take It Thursday while supplies last and a teen program, 1 p.m. Info: 812-663-2826.



Friday, May 31

Library Happenings

The Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will sponsor a family movie May 31, 10 a.m. Info: 812-663-2826.



Sunday, June 2

Cross Eyed Riders

The Christian Motorcyclists Cross Eyed Riders No. 752 will meet June 2, Hog Rock Cafe, 101 E. Carr St., Milan. Food and fellowship, 1 p.m.; meeting, 2 p.m. Info: 513-218-9707.



Tuesday, June 4

Napoleon Senior Club

The 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

La Leche League of Sunman, a breast-feeding support group, will meet June 5, 5-6 p.m., Dr. Suzanne Martini’s office, Sunman. Expectant and breast-feeding moms welcome. Info: 812-654-2593.



Friday, June 7

Food Giveaway

A Ripley County Food Pantry large food giveaway is June 7, 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.

Beautification League

Batesville Beautification League  meets the first Friday, including June 7, noon, Sherman House. New members welcome. Info: Judy Schath, 934-3234.



Tuesday, June 11

“Folk  Times” Music

“Tunes Through Time: Folk  Times”  is  June 11, 6:30-8 p.m.,  Brookville Library.



Wednesday, June 12

Card Party

The St. Anne’s Ladies Sodality card party is  June 12, 1-4:30 p.m., St. Anthony Catholic Church, Morris, lower hall.



Tuesday, June 18

NARFE

The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association meets the third Tuesday, including June 18, 10 a.m., Ponderosa Steakhouse, Greensburg. Info: 765-629-2720.

BAHS Meeting

The Batesville Area Historical Society will meet June 18, 7 p.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library.



Wednesday, June 26

Quiltmakers

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



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