Please submit news for Activities to diane.raver @batesvilleheraldtribune. com. For the print edition, items are due by noon Wednesday. 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. 

 

Saturday, Nov. 12

Large Item Pickup

On Nov. 12, 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. Fridges, air-conditioners and freezers  must have stickers showing chlorofluorocarbons were removed. Info: 933-6100.

TurkeyDinner

BatesvilleUnited Methodist Churchis holding a turkey dinner Nov. 12, 4:30-6:30 p.m. Carryouts are available 4-6:30 p.m. Cost: adults, $8; children, $5.

“The Sound of Music”

The Oldenburg Academy Drama Club presentation of “The Sound of Music” Nov. 12, 7 p.m., auditorium, is sold out. Parking in the school lot is limited, but patrons may park on the streets surrounding the school. OA’s mini bus will be providing shuttle service to the auditorium.

 

Sat.-Sun., Nov. 12-13

Prophetic Speaker

Prophetic speaker Tess Brunmeier will be the guest speaker at the Church on the Rock Women’s Ministry meeting Nov. 12, 10 a.m. She will also speak during the Nov. 13 service, 10 a.m. Info: 934-5192.

 

Sat.-Mon., Nov. 12-14

YMCA Registration

The Southeastern Indiana YMCA Holiday 2011 session program registration continues Nov. 12. Programs begin Nov. 14. Info: www.siymca.org or 934-6006.

 

Sat.-Fri., Nov. 12-18

Fine Arts Exhibit

Artists ages 16 and older from Franklin, Rush, Ripley, Decatur, Fayette and Union counties are invited to be part of Laurel Library’s Seventh Annual Fine Art Exhibit Nov. 12-18. Artwork must be appropriate for family viewing. A Meet the Artists Tea is Nov. 12, 1-3 p.m. Info: Linda Bruns, 765-698-2582.

 

Sunday, Nov. 13

Breakfast

The Morris Volunteer Firemen are hosting a breakfast Nov. 13, 7 a.m.-1 p.m., Schad Hall, Morris. Freewill offering. Proceeds go toward purchasing fire equipment.

Benefit Shoot

Men’s Auxiliary

The Batesville Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3183 men’s auxiliary will have a stillboard and trap shoot Nov. 13, 11 a.m., Tri-Township Conservation Club, Oldenburg. Prizes: meat and money. All proceeds benefit the Paul Eckstein family.

Chicken Dinner/Flag Retirement

The Sunman American Legion is hosting a freewill offering fried chicken dinner Nov. 13, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., followed by a flag retirement ceremony, 2 p.m. Flags can be dropped off at the legion.

Cemetery Meeting

The Evangelical Union Cemetery Association will hold its annual meeting Nov. 13, 11:30 a.m., St. John Lutheran Church, Hubbles Corner.

Chocolate Social

The Daughters of Isabella is having a Chocolate Social for ages 18 and older Nov. 13, 2-4 p.m., Holy Family Catholic Church cafeteria, Oldenburg. Cost: $5 and a favorite chocolate dish.

TurkeyBingo

St. Paul’s Ladies Sodality will hold its annual turkey bingo and raffle Nov. 13, 6 p.m., St. Paul’s Catholic Church hall, New Alsace. Doors open at 5 p.m. Proceeds benefit St. Paul’s parish and school.

 

Monday, Nov. 14

Turtle Soup Sale

The Phi Beta Psi Sorority is having a mock turtle soup sale Nov. 14, after 3:30 p.m. until gone, Schmidt’s Bakery. Cost: $4 per quart. Limited amount available. RSVPs strongly recommended: 934-5800.

Close Connections

Close Connections, a bereavement support program, will be held Nov. 14, 6:30 p.m. For location: Kari Ann Rennekamp, 933-3741.

Transition Batesville

Transition Batesville, a group interested in transitioning away from peak oil consumption to more self-sustaining community living, meets the second and fourth Mondays of the month, including Nov. 14, 7-8:30 p.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library. Info: Sister Janet Born, 933-0818.

 

Tuesday, Nov. 15

Batesville

BizConnect

BatesvilleBizConnect for guests who want to make area business connections meets Nov. 15, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library. Info: www.RipleyBizConnect.

Library Happenings

The Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will sponsor Make It Take It Tuesday, Nov. 15, children’s room. Info: 812-663-2826.

Precinct Meeting

The Franklin County Democratic Party precinct meeting is Nov. 15, 6:30 p.m., Democratic Headquarters, 601 Main St., Brookville.

 

Wednesday, Nov. 16

Library Happenings

The Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will sponsor two events Nov. 16: a marketing mixer in conjunction with the Greensburg Chamber of Commerce, 8:30 a.m. and Get Crafty at the Library for adults, where they will make small Christmas stockings. Info: 812-663-2826.

Quiltmakers

Batesville Quiltmakers will meet Nov. 16, St. Paul Lutheran Church, Crossroads, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Info: Rosemary Rudolf, 934-0201.

 

Thursday, Nov. 17

Library Happenings

The Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will sponsor “Tech for Tweens – Design Your Own Web site” Week 2 for grades 4-6, Nov. 17, 6:30 p.m. Info: 812-663-2826.

Secular Franciscans

The Secular Franciscans, a fraternity for lay people who strive to follow Jesus in the footsteps of St. Francis, will meet Nov. 17, 6:30 p.m., Holy Family Catholic Church, Oldenburg, Father Rudolf Room.

Democratic Meeting

The Franklin County Democratic Women’s Club meeting is Nov. 17, 7 p.m., Democratic Headquarters, 601 Main St., Brookville.

 

Thu.-Sat., Nov. 17-19

“Every Christmas Story Ever Told”

The comedy “Every Christmas Story Ever Told (and Then Some)”  will be presented by Tree County Players Nov. 17-19, 7  p.m., Greensburg City Hall  gym, 314 W. Washington St. Tickets at $10 can be purchased at the door.

 

Friday, Nov. 18

TreeCityRun Preregistration

The Decatur County Family YMCA is hosting the 34th annual Tree City Run Nov. 19. The 10K run begins at 10 a.m.; 5K run/walk, 10:05 a.m. Cost: $20 through Nov. 18; $25 on race day. Info or registration: www.decatur countyfamilyymca.org or 812-663-9622.

 

Saturday, Nov. 19

HolidayParade

The Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce Holiday Parade is Nov. 19, 1 p.m. From 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m., spectators can visit booths while  enjoying entertainment in tents at Batesville Shopping Village.

Coat and Tote  Float

Batesville Jaycees will have  a Coat and Tote  Float at the city’s Holiday Parade Nov. 19, 1 p.m. Persons may donate new or gently used children’s coats and tote bags, duffel bags and backpacks, which will be distributed to the underprivileged.

 

Sat.-Sun., Nov. 19-20

Toy Collectible Show

Delaware Volunteer Fire Department is presenting a toy collectible show Nov. 19, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; and Nov. 20, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., RomWeber Marketplace. Proceeds benefit the fire department’s building fund.

 

Sunday, Nov. 20

Breakfast

The Oldenburg Knights of St. John are hosting a breakfast Nov. 20, 7 a.m.-noon, Holy Family Catholic Church cafeteria, Oldenburg. Freewill offering. Partial proceeds benefit the Tri-County Council for Special People.

Breakfast

The Sunman Area Life Squad is holding its annual pancake and whole hog sausage breakfast Nov. 20, 7 a.m.-noon, Sunman Elementary School. Freewill offering.

 

Monday, Nov. 21

Food Pantry

The Ripley County Food Pantry  is open Nov. 21, 9 a.m.-noon and 5:30-7 p.m., Ripley County Fairgrounds Building 10 C, Osgood, for the needy in Center, Delaware, Jackson, Laughery and Otter Creek townships. Only one visit per family per month. Residents of other townships should call their trustees  for assistance. Donations always appreciated.

Spay/Neuter Clinic

People Assisting Animals in Need hosts a low-cost spay/neuter clinic in Batesville the third Monday of each month, including Nov. 21. Info: wwwPAAIN. org or 932-3647.

 

Wednesday, Nov. 23

Stillboard/Trap Shoot

Tri-Township Conservation Club, Oldenburg, will host a stillboard and trap shoot Nov. 23, 5 p.m. Prizes: meat and money.

FFA Fundraiser

Batesville High School FFA members are selling full and half boxes of fruits, fruit samplers and cheesecakes through Nov. 23. To order, a person can e-mail a name and address with items wanted to cmumaw@ batesville.k12.in.us. Info: FFA adviser Cassie Mumaw, 934-4384.

 

Thursday, Nov. 24

Turkey Trot

The Southeastern Indiana YMCA 5K or 10K Turkey Trot is Nov. 24, 8 a.m. Race day registration and check-in begin at 7:15 a.m. inside the Y. Cost is $15 ($12 by Nov. 21). Forms can be picked up at the Y or on the Web site www.siymca.org.

 

Sunday, Nov. 27

Stillboard/Trap Shoot

Tri-Township Conservation Club, Oldenburg, will host a stillboard and trap shoot Nov. 27, 11 a.m.  Prizes: meat and money.

 

Monday, Nov. 28

Lost and Found

Lost and Found, for those who have lost a loved one, are going through a divorce or just need someone to talk to, meets Nov. 28, 2:15-3:30 p.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library. Info: Julie Schomber, 932-0379.

Library Happenings

The Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will sponsor a Mother-Daughter Book Discussion Nov. 28, 7 p.m. Info: 812-663-2826.

Christmas Luncheon

Deadline

The Batesville Area Historical Society Christmas Luncheon is Dec. 7, noon, Batesville Knights of Columbus Hall. Individual or table reservations at $25 each are due by Nov.  28: Carolyn Dieckmann, 934-3266.

 

Thursday, Dec. 1

RipleyBizConnect

RipleyBizConnect for guests who want to make area business connections meets Dec. 1, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Osgood Town Hall and Community Center, 147 W. Ripley St. Info: www.RipleyBizConnect.

Masonic Meeting

Batesville Free and Accepted Masonic Lodge 668 will hold its monthly meeting Dec. 1, 7 p.m.

 

Friday, Dec. 2

Beautification League

Batesville Beautification League  meets the first Friday of the month, including Dec. 2, noon, Sherman House. New members welcome. Info: Judy Schath, 934-3234.

 

Saturday, Dec. 3

Masonic Breakfast

Batesville Masonic Lodge 668 will serve a monthly all-you-can-eat breakfast Dec. 3, 6-10 a.m. Minimum donation: adults, $5; children 6-12, $3. Takeout orders: 934-3144.

 

Monday, Dec. 5

D of I

The Daughters of Isabella will meet Dec. 5, 7 p.m., Batesville Knights of Columbus Hall.

 

Tuesday, Dec. 6

Senior Club

The Napoleon Community Senior Club will meet Dec. 6, Napoleon Community Center. Bring a covered dish and own table service. Supper, 6 p.m. All seniors welcome.

Scrapbooking

Church on the Rock, 407 N. Township Line Road, hosts scrapbooking groups the first and third Tuesdays of each month, including Dec. 6, 6-8 p.m. Participants should bring their own supplies. RSVP so work spaces and refreshments can be arranged: 934-3154.

 

Wednesday, Dec. 7

La Leche League

La Leche League of Sunman, a breast-feeding support group, will meet Dec. 7, 5-6 p.m., at Dr. Suzanne Martini’s office, Sunman. Expectant and breast-feeding moms welcome. Info: 812-654-2593.

 

Thursday, Dec. 8

Ladies’ Auxiliary

The Batesville Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3183 Ladies’ Auxiliary will meet Dec. 8, 7 p.m., post home. Info: Patti Weberding, 934-3644.

 

Monday, Dec. 12

Close Connections

Close Connections, a bereavement support program, will be held Dec. 12, 6:30 p.m. For location: Kari Ann Rennekamp, 933-3741.

Transition Batesville

Transition Batesville, a group interested in transitioning away from peak oil consumption to more self-sustaining community living, meets the second and fourth Mondays of the month, including Dec. 12, 7-8:30 p.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library. Info: Sister Janet Born, 933-0818.

 

Tuesday, Dec. 13

Batesville Jaycees

Batesville Jaycees meet the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month, including Dec. 13, 7 p.m. Info: Stacey Cornn, 933-1019.

 

Wednesday, Dec. 14

Card Party

The St. Anne’s Ladies Society sponsors a card party  the second Wednesday of each month, including Nov. 14, 1-4:30 p.m., in the St. Anthony Catholic Church, Morris, lower hall.

 

Monday, Dec. 19

Food Pantry

The Ripley County Food Pantry  is open Dec. 19, 9 a.m.-noon and 5:30-7 p.m., Ripley County Fairgrounds Building 10 C, Osgood, for the needy in Center, Delaware, Jackson, Laughery and Otter Creek townships. Only one visit per family per month. Residents of other townships should call their trustees  for assistance. Donations always appreciated.

Spay/Neuter Clinic

People Assisting Animals in Need hosts a low-cost spay/neuter clinic in Batesville the third Monday of each month, including Dec. 19. Info: wwwPAAIN. org or 932-3647.

 

Tuesday, Dec. 20

Batesville

BizConnect

BatesvilleBizConnect for guests who want to make area business connections meets Dec. 30, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library. Info: www.RipleyBizConnect.

 

Monday, Dec. 26

Lost and Found

Lost and Found, for those who have lost a loved one, are going through a divorce or just need someone to talk to, meets Dec. 26, 2:15-3:30 p.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library. Info: Julie Schomber, 932-0379.

 

 

 

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