Batesville Herald Tribune, Batesville, Indiana

June 5, 2013

Activities as of June 5

Diane Raver
The Herald-Tribune

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.



June 6-July 12

Batesville Memorial Public Library Summer Reading Program

“Catch the Reading Bug” continues through July 12. Sign up at library. Info: 934-4706.



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.

Ripley County Community Foundation Small Grant Project Application Deadline

The grants to nonprofit agencies in amounts up to $500 are due by June 7, 4 p.m. Info: Jane Deiwert, 933-1098 or www.rccfonline.org.

Oldenburg Franciscan Center Open House

June 7, 6 p.m.  Reception, tours, 7 p.m. movie “Celebrate What is Right With the World!” Discussion will follow.  Preregistration is desired: 933-6437 or center@oldenburgosf.com.

Texaco Country Showdown

Entry Deadline

June 7. The competition, part of the Batesville Music and Arts Festival, is open to bands and singles. Each must submit a CD with two songs and a $20 fee. Forms available at sponsoring WRBI or at www.wrbiradio.com. The show is June 21, 8 p.m., Liberty Park.

Red Hat Belles of Batesville Deadline

Will meet June 12, 11:30 a.m., Cross County Plaza parking lot to carpool to Mary Helen’s Place for lunch at noon. RSVPs due by June 7: Eleen Weisenbach, 934-3484.



Fri.-Sat., June 7-8

Sunman Firemen’s Festival

June 7-8, community park. Friday: pork chop dinners; Saturday: parade, 1 p.m.; fried chicken dinners; both days: music, wood bat softball tournament, games, raffle, beer garden.



Fri.-Sun., June 7-9

St. Louis School Rummage Sale

June 7, 8 a.m.-7 p.m.; June 8, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.; and June 9, 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m., activity center. Saturday from noon-4 p.m. everything is half off. Sunday is $1 a bag day.



Saturday, June 8

Rural Alliance for the Arts Community Art Show Entries Due

June 8, 9 a.m.-noon, Community Church of Batesville, 103 E. George St. Entry forms are available there and in advance at the Batesville library. Info: Regina Siefert, 934-5213.

Milan ’54

Hoosiers Museum

Grand Opening

June 8, car show, 10 a.m., Milan High School parking lot; video, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., MHS gym;  original championship banners  unveiling, 1 p.m., gym; parade, 1:30 p.m., downtown; ribbon cutting, 2 p.m., museum, 201 W. Carr St.; autograph session ($15 per person), 2:30-4 p.m., town hall; games, 2:30-5:30 p.m., in front of museum; sock hop, 7-9 p.m., gym. Info: 888-747-5394 or www.ripleycountytourism.com.

Buddy Riley Memorial Fundraiser

June 8. Sign-up for poker run noon-2 p.m., Kopp Cycles; party, 5-11 p.m., Batesville Eagles. Proceeds help send kids with behavioral and emotional challenges to summer camp. Donations can also be made to the Buddy Riley Memorial Fund at FCN Band. Info: Kathy Riley, 812-212-2420.  

Bluegrass Concert

June 8, 7 p.m., The Upper Room, 124 E. 6th St., Brookville. The free event features My Brother’s Keeper, The Coffey Brothers and Mountain Sound, and Clay County Boys. Special guests Adam Brown and Carissa Brandon will provide ragtime melodies.

 

Sat.-Sun., June 8-9

Ride to Remember

The ride honoring fallen heroes and their families begins June 8, 7 a.m., Liberty Park and continues through June 9, 5:30 p.m. Info: Tim Kieffer, 934-2578.



Monday, June 10

“The Tortoise, the Hare and Other Aesop’s Fables”

Part of the Batesville Memorial Public Library’s Summer Reading Program, June 10, 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Sign up at library. Info: 934-4706.

Garden Tour and

Cooking Demo

June 10, 6 p.m., Michaela Farm, 3127 State Road 229, Oldenburg, sponsored by Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service. A $5 fee will cover the cost of ingredients. Preregis-tration appreciated: 765-647-3511.



Tuesday, June 11

Summer Reading Hours

Each Tuesday through July 30, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. and 5:30-7 p.m., Batesville Middle School. Incoming fourth- through eighth-graders may check out Young Hoosier books and take AR tests. Info: schools’ Web sites News Feed links.

“Tunes Through Time: Folk  Times”

June 11, 6:30-8 p.m.,  Brookville Library.

Author visit  

On June 11, “Ashfall” author Mike Mullin will visit the Brookville Library, 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.; and Laurel Library, 4 p.m. Info on the programs: 765-698-2582

Ripley County Democrats

Meets June 11, Browning’s Campground Restaurant, Versailles. Dinner, 6 p.m.; meeting, 7 p.m.



Wednesday, June 12

St. Anne’s Ladies Sodality Card Party

June 12, 1-4:30 p.m., St. Anthony Catholic Church, Morris, lower hall.

Brookville Library Program

What’s Eating Your Plants? takes place June 12, 6:30 p.m. Info: 765-647-4031.

Yeast Foods Workshop RSVP Deadline

Will be held June 15, 1:30 p.m., St. Peter’s United Church of Christ, Fink’s Road. RSVP by June 12: 812-689-6511 or john1346@purdue.edu.



Thursday, June 13

Ripley County Relay for Life Bank Night

June 13, 6-8 p.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library, for teams and individuals to turn in donations prior to the June 22 event. Info: 812-571-0297.



Friday, June 14

Oldenburg Street Cleaning

June 14. Residents should remove their vehicles from the streets the evening of June 13.



Saturday, June 15

Get Up and Go

June 15, 9 a.m.-noon, Batesville Christian Church. For children entering kindergarten and older. Families encouraged to participate. Free. Info: 934-5147.

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.



Monday, June 17

Oldenburg Academy Pro-Am Golf Classic

June 17, Hillcrest Golf and Country Club. Registration, 10 a.m.; tee time, noon. Registration forms: www.oldenburg academy.org/news-and-events/events.aspx. Info: Debbie Lamping, 933-0737.



June 17-21

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Crossroads, Day Camp

June 17-21, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., for youth entering grades 1-6. Half-day program for preschoolers ages 4 and up. Cost: $35. Registration forms available at stpaulscrossroads.org or 934-3970.



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.

The Water Show

Part of the Batesville Memorial Public Library’s Summer Reading Program, June 18, 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Sign up at library. Info: 934-4706.

Ripley County Relay for Life Bank Night

June 18, 6-8 p.m., Southeastern Indiana REMC Training Center, Osgood, for teams and individuals to turn in donations prior to the June 22 event. Info: 812-571-0297.

Batesville Area Historical Society

Meets June 18, 7 p.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library. Info: 934-2608.



Wednesday, June 19

Teaching in the Garden

The interactive camp for grades K-12 teachers and volunteers is June 19, 8 a.m.-3 p.m.,  Batesville High School garden and Alpine Berry Farm, Batesville. Free, lunch provided.  To register: Kathy Cooley, kathy.cooley@mmch.org.

Batesville Music and Arts Festival Community Art Show

June 19, 7-8 p.m., Community Church of Batesville, 103 E. George St., sponsored by Rural Alliance for the Arts. The Tides, an Indianapolis band, 8-10 p.m., parking lot across the street,  sponsored by the Batesville library.



Thursday, June 20

Batesville Music and

Arts Festival 5K

June 20, 5:30 p.m. (registration 4:30 p.m.), Liberty Park, sponsored by Southeastern Indiana YMCA. Entry fees are $15-20. Forms are available at the Y or www.siymca.org. Info: Angela Hurley, 934-6006.

Coffee Social

June 20, 4:30-6:30 p.m., St. Peter’s United Church of Christ, Fink’s Road, Osgood. Freewill offering.

Batesville Music and Arts Festival

Cincinnati Symphony Regional Pops Orchestra

June 20, 8 p.m., Liberty Park. Freewill collections. Batesville Kiwanians will serve food and drinks starting at 5 p.m.

Daughters of Isabella

Members should bring two pies or $12 for Pies in the Park June 20.



Friday, June 21

Batesville Music and Arts Festival

Texaco Country Showdown

June 21, 8 p.m., Liberty Park Pavilion, presented by Batesville radio station WRBI and Jim True Ford, Brookville. Freewill collections. Batesville Kiwanians will serve food and drinks starting at 5 p.m.



Saturday, June 22

Ripley County Chamber of Commerce 5K Walk/Run

June 22, 8 a.m., on the square in Versailles. Registration, 7-7:50 a.m., in front of Schuerman Law Firm building. Cost: $10, if received by June 21; $15 on race day. Info: 812-689-6654 or ripley cc@ripleycountychamber.org.

Carnival Day

June 22, 9 a.m.-noon, Batesville Christian Church. Kindergarten age children and older may be dropped off.  Families encouraged to participate. Free. Info: 934-5147.

Handbags for Hope Silent Auction and Luncheon

June 22,  10 a.m.-2 p.m., Batesville Middle School commons. Tickets  for the Church on the Rock Women’s Ministry fundraiser are $5. Proceeds will fund a dinner for Safe Passage clients. Info: Carla Thomas, 513-256-8965.

Michaela Farm, Oldenburg, Celebration

June 22, 4 p.m., farm tours, drinks, appetizers, silent auction. Join the Sisters of St. Francis as they celebrate natural farming. Dinner buffet, 6 p.m. Cost: $50. Info: 933-6460.



Sunday, June 23

St. Nicholas, Sunman, Church Picnic

June 23, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Fried chicken and roast beef dinners, beer garden, games.



Tuesday, June 25

Pint Size Polkas

Part of the Batesville Memorial Public Library’s Summer Reading Program, June 25, 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Sign up at library. Info: 934-4706.



Wednesday, June 26

Batesville Quiltmakers

Meet June 26, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Batesville Christian Church. Info: Carlan Bischoff, 812-212-1180.



Saturday, June 29

Hobby Day

June 29, 9 a.m.-noon, Batesville Christian Church. For children entering kindergarten and older. Families encouraged to participate. Free. Info: 934-5147.

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.



Tuesday, July 9

Silly Safaris

Part of the Batesville Memorial Public Library’s Summer Reading Program, July 9, 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Sign up at library. Info: 934-4706.



July 15-22

Southeastern Indiana YMCA Summer II Session Registration

Begins July 15 for members and July 18 for potential members. Programs begin July 22. Info: www.siymca.org or 934-6006.



Tuesday, July 30

Summer Reading Hours End

Each Tuesday through July 30, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. and 5:30-7 p.m., Batesville Middle School. Incoming fourth- through eighth-graders may check out Young Hoosier books and take AR tests. Info: schools’ Web sites News Feed links.



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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