Many events in our community happen on a weekly basis. For more information on these events, contact the person listed (if available).

Alcoholics Anonymous

“Closed meetings” for those who are alcoholics are Thursdays, 7:30 p.m., Margaret Mary Health auditorium; Mondays, noon, Batesville Memorial Public Library meeting room; and Mondays, 7 p.m., and Saturdays, 7:30 p.m.,151 E. 4th St., Brookville.

Batesville Area Ministerial Association Food Pantry

The pantry at the Batesville Area Resource Center, 920 County Line Road, which aids persons who live within the Batesville school district, is open Wednesdays, noon-4 p.m. Info: 812-932-1637, or

Batesville Golden Citizens Card Party

Meets every Wednesday, 6-9 p.m., and the first Wednesday, 1-4 p.m., old Ward Building, 120 Sycamore St. Info: Helen Ellinghausen, 812-934-4359.

Batesville Rotary Club

Meetings are the first and third Tuesdays, noon-1 p.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library, and the last Tuesday, 6 p.m., a local restaurant, which changes each month. Info: Nikki Hutchinson, 574-299-6515.

Celebrate Recovery

Meetings for those who have taken steps to break their drug/alcohol addiction but may need more support and encouragement to stay on the right path are Tuesdays, 6:30 p.m., Bridge of Hope Worship Center, 4050 E. County Road 50 S., Milan. Info: Melody Fields, 812-654-2350.

Celebrate Recovery

Meetings are Thursdays, Batesville Christian Church, 1294 Columbus Ave. Free dinner, 5:15 p.m.; group begins, 6 p.m.; free childcare for infants to children in grade 6, 6-8 p.m. Info: Laura Cole, 812-363-5959.

Eagles Auxiliary Dinner

Served Fridays, 5 p.m.-?, for members and guests. Wing nights are Tuesdays, 5-8 p.m. Info: 812-934-3610.

Fishes and Loaves Community Food Pantry

The pantry, located at 5129 N. State Road 129, Delaware (township building next to the Methodist church), which aids persons who live in the South Ripley and Jac-Cen-Del school districts, is open the second and fourth Mondays of the month, 10-11 a.m. and 4-5 p.m. Info: Tommy Beatley, 812-584-3546.


Margaret Mary Health offers a bereavement support group every Tuesday. Info: or 812-933-5268.

Kiwanis Club of Batesville

Breakfast meetings are Tuesdays, 6:30 a.m., Big Four Cafe. New members welcome and will receive a free breakfast at their first meeting. Info: Jere Schoettmer, 812-934-5701.

Knights of Columbus Dinner

Meals are served Fridays, 5-8 p.m. Info: 812-934-2729.

Milan Community Emergency Relief

The pantry, located at 207 S. Main St., Milan, which aids persons who live within the Milan school district, is open Tuesdays, 9-10:30 a.m. and 5-6 p.m. Info: Harris Long, 812-654-3642.

Phi Beta Psi Sorority

Cheese balls are available at Schmidt's Bakery, and Schermer Pecans are available at The Bookshelf. Proceeds go toward cancer research and local charities.

St. Anthony of Padua Bingo

Games are Sundays: early birds, 6:30 p.m.; regular bingo, 7 p.m.

St. Louis Bingo

Games are Thursdays in the cafeteria: Doors open, 5:30 p.m.; early birds, 7 p.m.; regular games, 7:30 p.m. Info:

Southeastern Indiana Economic Opportunity Corp. Food Pantry

The pantry, located at 528 Main St., Brookville, which serves Franklin County residents, is open Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Info: Linda Morehead, 888-292-5475 or 812-926-1585 or

Southeast Indiana Health Center

The center, which provides services for the medically uninsured residents of Franklin and Ripley counties, is open Mondays, 9 a.m.-noon; and Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5-7:30 p.m. Info and appointments: Paul Tyrer, 812-932-4515.

Sunman American Legion Post 337 Bingo

Games are Mondays: early birds, 6:30 p.m.; regular bingo, 7 p.m. Info: 812-623-2055.

Sunman Food Pantry

The pantry, located at St. John’s United Church of Christ parish hall, 8917 E. County Road 1300 N., Penntown, which aids persons in Ripley County, and slightly into Dearborn and Franklin counties, is open Saturdays, 9-11 a.m. Info: Sandra Wagner, 812-623-2159 or

Treasure Hunt Game

This is playing at the Milan Veterans of Foreign Wars Post, which is open Wednesday-Saturday, 3-9 p.m. The jackpot is drawn on Thursday.

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