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Saturday, Aug. 24
The Red Brick Kiln Road Rally is Aug. 24, beginning and ending at Batesville Primary School. Registration begins at 9 a.m.; drivers’ meeting, 9:45 a.m.; rally, 10 a.m. Cost: $34.95 if preregistered by Aug. 23; $44.95 day of event. Info: 812-623-5727 or www.scenicroadrallies.com.
The Ripley County Humane Society Rummage Sale is Aug. 24, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Building 12, Ripley County fairgrounds, Osgood. Food, 50/50 split-the-pot, silent auction.
Batesville Memorial Public Library Kids Health and Safety Fun Day is Aug. 24, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., library grounds. Children from prekindergarten to fourth grade will enjoy free booths with information plus games, crafts and refreshments.
The St. Paul United Methodist Church, Sunman, annual chicken dinner is Aug. 24, 4-6 p.m., church park shelter. Cost: $9. Proceeds go toward church insurance.
Batesville Memorial Public Library After Hours Concert Series and Ice Cream Social is Aug. 24, 7-9 p.m. IU School of Music quartet Harpeth Rising performs a free mix of bluegrass, folk and classical.
Sunday, Aug. 25
The all-you-can-eat Batesville Veterans of Foreign Wars Men’s Auxiliary Breakfast is Aug. 25, 7 a.m.-noon. Freewill offerings.
St. Paul’s Ladies Sodality will host a hot breakfast bar buffet Aug. 25, 7:30 a.m.-noon, St. Paul’s Church hall, New Alsace. Freewill offering.
The 89th annual Bultman Reunion for descendants of Albert, Henry and John Bultman is Aug. 25, noon, St. John’s Lutheran Church, Napoleon, Bethany Room. Bring food to share, drinks, table service and white elephant sale item.
Monday, Aug. 26
United Families will meet Aug. 26, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Community Mental Health Center’s Intensive Youth Services office, 215 E. George St. Dinner and child care provided.
Aug. 26-Sept. 2
Southeastern Indiana YMCA Fall I Registration begins Aug. 26 for members and Aug. 29 for potential members. Programs begin Sept. 2. Info: 934-6006 or www.siymca.org.
Tuesday, Aug. 27
The Rural Alliance for the Arts annual meeting is Aug. 27, 7 p.m., Batesville public library.
Wednesday, Aug. 28
Batesville Quiltmakers will meet Aug. 28, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Batesville Christian Church. Info: Carlan Bischoff, 812-212-1180.
Batesville Memorial Public Library trustees will meet Aug. 28, 5 p.m.
Batesville Toastmasters will meet Aug. 28, 5:30 p.m., Community Church of Batesville, 103 E. George St. (old Taff Furniture building). Info: 934-3462.
Thursday, Aug. 29
A Girl Scout open house is Aug. 29, 6-8 p.m., Batesville public library. Girls may enjoy free activities, meet leaders, fill out registration forms and pay $15 annual dues. Info: Carol Meyer, Dmeyer11@etczone.com or 932-2151.
Parents and boys in grades 1-5 are invited to Cub Scouts Recruitment Night Aug. 29, 6:30 p.m., Batesville Primary School cafeteria. Info or if unable to attend: Amy McKell, 812-212-9137 or amy2agpro.net.
Friday, Aug. 30
“Whipstitch Sallies,” presented by the Franklin County Arts Council, will perform foot-stomping music Aug. 30, 7 p.m., Franklin County High School auditorium, Brookville. $3 tickets are available at the door.
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Sunday, Sept. 1
St. John’s, Enochsburg, church picnic is Sept. 1. Chicken and roast beef dinners served beginning at 11 a.m. Games, beer garden, raffles, silent auction.
Monday, Sept. 2
Hillenbrand Doll Plant gathering for retirees and spouses is Sept. 2, 11:30 a.m., Osgood Grub Co. All-you-can-eat buffet: $10.62 includes tip.
Tuesday, Sept. 3
A blood drive will be held Sept. 3, 1-6:30 p.m., Sunman American Legion hall. Info or to schedule an appointment: www.hoxworth.org/groups/sunman or Roger Lang, 812-623-3685.
Napoleon Senior Club will meet Sept. 3, 6 p.m., Napoleon Community Center. Bring a covered dish and table service. Info: Jean Huber, 934-2245.
Daughters of Isabella will meet Sept. 3, 7 p.m., Batesville Knights of Columbus hall.
Wednesday, Sept. 4
The Columbus Star Quilters’ Guild will meet Sept. 4, 9:30 a.m., masonic lodge, 4131 Rocky Ford Road. Xenia Cord will present “Enrolled upon the Bed: American Name-Inscribed Quilts.”
La Leche League of Sunman, a breast-feeding support group, will meet Sept. 4, 5-6 p.m., Dr. Suzanne Martini’s office, Sunman. Info: 812-654-2593.
A Young Life gathering for high school students is Sept. 4, 8 p.m., 247 Volz St. Info: Sean Boyce, 812-209-9075 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursday, Sept. 5
St. John’s Lutheran Church, Napoleon, coffee social is Sept. 5, 4:30 p.m.
Batesville Free and Accepted Masonic Lodge 668 will meet Sept. 5, 7 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 6
Batesville Beautification League will meet Sept. 6, noon, Sherman House. Info: Clara Goble, 934-3723.
Ripley County Community Foundation Small Grant Project application deadline is Sept. 6, 4 p.m. The grants are to nonprofit agencies in amounts up to $500. Info: Jane Deiwert, 933-1098 or www.rccfonline.org.
For the Friday Night Film Series Sept. 6, “Francesco” will be presented 6:30-9 p.m., Oldenburg Franciscan Center. Freewill offering. Info: 933-6437 or email@example.com.
The Minister’s Quartet will be in concert Sept. 6, 6:30 p.m., Lighthouse Baptist Church, Milan. Info: 812-654-2582.
Christian Motorcyclists Association No. 752 will meet Sept. 6, 7 p.m., Skyline Chili, 714 W. Eads Parkway, Lawrenceburg. Info: 812-654-3713 or CMAUSA.org.
Saturday, Sept. 7
Batesville curbside pickup of large items from residents’ homes is Sept. 7 starting at 5 a.m. Acceptable items: clothing; furniture, bedsprings and mattresses; rugs and carpet pieces; rubber hose; appliances; wood, bundled 4 feet or shorter, 75 pounds maximum; insulation; cans and buckets, totally cleaned and dry; paint cans containing dried paint only. Refrigerators, air-conditioning units and freezers must have stickers showing chlorofluorocarbons were removed. Info: 933-6100.
Batesville Masonic Lodge 668 breakfast is Sept. 7, 6-10 a.m. Minimum donation: adults, $5; children 6-12, $3; under 6, free. Takeout orders: 934-3144.
Strollin’ for Your Colon 5K is Sept. 7, 9 a.m., Margaret Mary Outpatient and Cancer Center, formerly the Hansen Center. Cost is $15, which benefits the Margaret Mary Health Foundation’s Cancer Care Fund. To register: www.mmhealth.org or 933-5257.
First Saturday Hike, Sept. 7, 9 a.m., Versailles State Park Oak Grove Shelter parking lot. Free with $5 vehicle entrance fee. Info: 812-689-7431.
Franciscan Spirituality: The Life of St. Francis will be presented Sept. 7, 9-11:30 a.m., Oldenburg Franciscan Center. Cost: $20. Info and RSVP: 933-6437 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sunday, Sept. 8
St. John’s United Church of Christ, Penntown, annual chicken dinner is Sept. 8, 11 a.m-1:30 p.m.
The Delaware United Methodist Church 75th Annual Homecoming is Sept. 8. Church service, 8:30 a.m.; Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; pitch in dinner, noon; program, 1:30 p.m.
Monday, Sept. 9
National Alliance on Mental Illness is holding a 12-Week course for family members of those with mental illness beginning Monday, Sept. 9, 6:30-9 p.m., First Baptist Church of Aurora. Free. RSVP required: 513-708-1191.
Men’s Night will be held Sept. 9, 7-8:30 p.m., Oldenburg Franciscan Center. Freewill offering. Info: 933-6437 or email@example.com.