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Saturday, Sept. 8
Large Item Pickup
On Sept. 8, Batesville offers curbside pickup of large items from residents’ homes 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.
Colon Cancer 5K
The Strollin’ for Your Colon 5K is Sept. 8, 9 a.m., The Hansen Center. The cost is $15/person or $40/family. To register: 933-5257.
John C. Bishop
The Cpl. John C. Bishop Memorial Ride is Sept. 8, sign-in 9-10:30 a.m., Versailles American Legion Park on U.S. 50. Participants will stop at five American Legion posts. The cost is $10 per rider and $5 per passenger. Info: www. inpatriotguard.org.
Eagle Fire Co., Oldenburg, is hosting a drive-thru chicken fry Sept. 8, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Cost: whole chicken, $10; half chicken, $5.
Canaan Fall Festival
The 48th annual Canaan Fall Festival is Sept. 8. Parade, 10:30 a.m.; Pony Express Mail Run, 1 p.m.; kids’ games, music. Info: Gale Ferris, 812-839-4770.
SAL Anniversary Party
The Sons of the Prell-Bland American Legion anniversary party is Sept. 8. Cocktail hour, 2-6 p.m.; dinner, 6 p.m.; band, 8 p.m. All legion members are invited.
Twilight Time Again!
It's Twilight Time Again! Sept. 8, 5-9 p.m., Whitewater Canal State Historic Site, Metamora, features a catered buffet dinner at Grist Mill Park, live music, a horse-drawn carriage ride and canal boat cruise. Cost: $35. Reservations required: www.indianamuseum. org/whitewater. Info: Joanne Williams,765-647-6512.