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. Email is preferred.

Tuesday, May 14

"Lunch & Learn: Cancer Recovery – An Opportunity for Growth" will be presented by clinical psychologist Claire Sherman May 14, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Oldenburg Franciscan Center. Cost: $20 includes lunch. Info and RSVP: 812-933-6437 or www.oldenburgfranciscancenter.org.

Gary and Monica Yane will host the May 14 Food and Growers Association potluck, open to all, garden tour, 6 p.m.; dinner, 6:30, 24133 Bull Fork Road, Oldenburg. Each attendee should bring a dish made with local, sustainable or organic ingredients or a favorite dish. Drinks and table service will be provided. Info and directions: monicayane@gmail.com.

On May 14, the Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will host Knit Night, 6 p.m. Info: www.greensburglibrary.org or 812-663-2826.

Batesville Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3183 will meet May 14, 7 p.m., post home.

A solo card party is May 14, 7:30 p.m., Batesville Knights of St. John hall.

Wednesday, May 15

The Bulldog Center open house hosted by the Batesville Community Education Foundation is May 15, 6-6:45 p.m., Batesville High School, enter through Door N on the school's north side.

"Blooming Grove" will be presented May 15, 6:30 p.m., Brookville Library. This is part of the Franklin County Public Library District's Hooked on History Series.

Thursday, May 16

A spaghetti dinner sponsored by the Ladies Aid Committee is May 16, 4:30-6:30 p.m., St. Peter's United Church of Christ, Osgood. Freewill offering.

On May 16, the Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will host Scary Movie Night – "Happy Death Day 2U" for grades 6 and up, 6 p.m. Info: www.greensburglibrary.org or 812-663-2826.

Friday, May 17

A Youth MOVE (Motivating Others through Voices of Experience) Southeast meeting for persons 14-27 is May 17, 4:30-6 p.m., Memorial Public Library annex, 10 W. Boehringer St. Info: R.D. Riley, 812-932-1026; or text Mary Jo Lee, 812-593-4078.

The Bash Before the Stash is May 17, 6 p.m., Lawrenceburg Event Center. Doors open at 6 p.m. Sponsored by Anytime Fitness, all proceeds go toward Safe Passage to help domestic and sexual violence victims. The $65 ticket includes dinner, silent and live auctions and DJ music. Tory Flynn, Batesville, will be the guest speaker. To purchase tickets: www.safepassageinc.org, click on Bash information; or Safe Passage, 812-933-1990.

Fri.-Sat., May 17-18

The Franklin County Quilt Show is May 17, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; and May 18, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., former Brookville High School gym, 1010 Franklin Ave. Quilt display, old-fashioned bed turning, booths, food. Admission is $5. For application forms to display quilts: https:// /article/2738. Info: 765-647-5661 or 765-969-6294.

Saturday, May 18

Painted butterflies on garden stakes created by Batesville Intermediate School third-graders will be sold through a silent auction May 18, 8-11 a.m., Batesville Farmers' Market. Proceeds will fund the "Flutter Around Town" butterfly and history project and school gardens.

Tri-County Veterinary clinic and People Assisting Animals in Need are offering pet vaccinations May 18, 9-10 a.m., Liberty Park Shelter 1. Cash and checks for shots ranging from $9-$23 will be accepted. Persons who bring a can of dog food will receive a $1 discount. Owners will be able to register their dogs for the Batesville dog park for an annual $10 fee.

Library of Seeds organizers are offering a plant swap May 18, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., outside of Batesville Memorial Public Library (or inside if rainy).

The Backdoor Ministry of Faith Paper Goods Pantry, located at St. Thomas Lutheran Church, 823 Franklin Ave., Brookville, which serves Franklin County residents, is open the third Saturday including May 18, 10 a.m.-noon. Info: FCMABrookville@gmail.com or 765-647-6183.

The Red Life Food Bank, 1112 Main St., Brookville, which serves Franklin County residents, is open the third Saturday including May 18, 10 a.m.-noon, and the fourth Thursday, 4-6 p.m.

Troubadours of Divine Bliss will perform songs on the guitar and accordion as part of the Batesville Memorial Public Library's After Hours Concert Series May 18, 7 p.m. Free. Info: 812-934-4706 or ebatesville.com/after

The Jimmy Hartman Memorial Talent Show is May 18, 7 p.m., Gibson Theatre. Proceeds go to Special Olympics Indiana. Admission is $12 per person or $25 for families of three or more.

Michigan’s Calabogie Road will entertain May 18, 7 p.m., Metamora Performing Arts Opry Barn, 19189 Pennington Road. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. with an opening band at 6. Admission is $8. Food from Trisha’s Dishes will be sold.

Sunday, May 19

Adams Lutheran Church Homecoming is May 19, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Carryouts available. There will be a family quilt display.

A euchre tournament will be held May 19, 1 p.m., American Legion Post 452, New Alsace. Doors open at noon. Entry fee is $5. Cash payout to the four highest scores. Refreshments available. Tournaments are held monthly. Info: 812-623-3695.

Monday, May 20

People Assisting Animals in Need is offering a low-cost spay and neuter clinic May 20. Pets are transported by the United Coalition for Animals to its facility at 2830 Colerain Ave., Cincinnati, where the sterilization surgeries are performed. Pets are dropped off Monday morning at the PAAIN office, 120 S. Sycamore St., to be transported in a specialized van to the clinic, where they stay overnight. The next day, the animals are delivered back to Batesville and can be picked up at the same location. Cost: dogs, $80; cats, $40; rabies vaccines, $10. Persons must make appointments in advance: UCAN, 513-762-0130.

The Ripley County Food Pantry, located in Building 16C, Ripley County Fairgrounds Park, Osgood, which serves Jackson, Johnson, Otter Creek, Center and Shelby townships, is open the third Monday including May 20, 9 a.m.-noon and 5:30-7 p.m. Info: 812-689-4427 or 812-756-2560.

Tuesday, May 21

Cari Beggs will discuss growing and arranging fresh-cut flowers at a monthly Library of Seeds Program May 21, 6 p.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library.

On May 21, the Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will host Cook the Book – Cookbook Club, 6 p.m. Info: www.greensburglibrary.org or 812-663-2826.

A planning meeting for the 2019 Ripley County Crop Walk is May 21, 6:30 p.m., St. Peters United Church of Christ, 1463 W. County Road 700 N., Osgood. The 50th anniversary of the walk will take place Oct. 6, 1:30 p.m., at the church.

Prell-Bland American Legion Post 271 will meet May 21, post home, 2899 E. Legion Road, Batesville. Fellowship, 6:30-7:30 p.m.; meeting, 7:30 p.m. New members welcome.

Wednesday, May 22

Batesville Quiltmakers, a group that provides an opportunity for members to meet with other quilters to share ideas, learn new techniques and find inspiration, meets the fourth Wednesday, including May 22, 9:30 a.m., St. John's United Church of Christ, Huntersville. Info: Gail Miller, 812-216-7020.

"Remember When ... Storytime," a monthly adult storytelling program, is May 22, 2 p.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library meeting room. Guests are invited to tell true stories or just listen.

Thursday, May 23

On May 23, the Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will host the Pinterest Project of the Month – Wooden Spoon Plant Pokes, 1 and 6 p.m. Info: www.greensburglibrary.org or 812-663-2826.

The Red Life Food Bank, 1112 Main St., Brookville, which serves Franklin County residents, is open the third Saturday, 10 a.m.-noon, and the fourth Thursday including May 23, 4-6 p.m.

A Ripley County Relay for Life team captains meeting is May 23, 7 p.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library annex, 10 W. Boehringer St., after the 6 p.m. leadership meeting. To register a team: https://bit.ly/2YM1ul9. Info: co-chairs Samantha Smith, sjsmith260@gmail.com or 812-621-7294; or Carrie Oppelt, carrie.oppelt@gafg.com or 812-212-5784.

Friday, May 24

A Ripley County Health Department car seat clinic is May 24, 3:30-5:30 p.m., Osgood fairgrounds. Car seats and booster seats may be given away based on income eligibility. Info: 812-689-5751.

Movie Night: "Won't you be my Neighbor?" is May 24, 6:30-9 p.m., Oldenburg Franciscan Center. Freewill donation. Info: 812-933-6437 or www.oldenburgfranciscancenter.org

Saturday, May 25

Painting a Rock Mandala will be presented May 25, 10 a.m.-noon, Oldenburg Franciscan Center. Cost: $20 includes rocks and art supplies. Info and RSVP: 812-933-6437 or www.oldenburgfranciscancenter.org

On May 25, there will be a 500 race raffle ticket drawing at Prell-Bland American Legion Post 271, 2399 E. Legion Road, Batesville. A chicken dinner is available after 4 p.m. Drawing, 7 p.m. Public invited.

Night Owl Country Band will play old, outlaw and new country, a little gospel, and some Southern rock May 25, 6 p.m., Metamora Performing Arts Opry Barn, 19189 Pennington Road. Admission is $8. Food from Trisha’s Dishes will be sold.

Sunday, May 26

Coffee Talk: Angela of Foligno will be presented May 26, 10:45 a.m.-noon, Oldenburg Franciscan Center. Freewill donation. Info and RSVP: 812-933-6437 or www.oldenburgfranciscancenter.org

Monday, May 27

The 19th annual Family Fun Day, presented by Stayin' Alive, Franklin County's Local Coordinating Council Against Substance Abuse, is May 27, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Brookville Town Park. Crafts, activities, games, food, prizes. Info: 765-647-7272 or www.stayinalive24.org.

Tuesday, May 28

The Batesville Adoptive Parent Support Group meets May 28, noon-1:30 p.m. (special date and time this month only), Batesville Christian Church, 1294 Columbus Ave. Info: Barb Jacobs, The Villages of Indiana, Indianapolis, PAS care coordinator, 812-929-3234 or BJacobs@villages.org.

On May 28, the Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will host the library trustees meeting, 4 p.m. Info: www.greensburglibrary.org or 812-663-2826.

Wednesday, May 29

On May 29, the Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will host the Summer Reading Kick-off and Silly Safari's live show, 5 p.m. Info: www.greensburglibrary.org or 812-663-2826.

Friday, May 31

The deadline for 2019 Southeastern Indiana Musicians’ Hall of Fame nominations is May 31. Musicians and music educators in Ripley, Franklin, Dearborn, Ohio and Switzerland counties may be nominated. To nominate: www.seimusic.org. Info: Brian DeBruler, brian@solrecords.com.

Saturday, June 1

A Batesville Masonic Lodge 668 All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast is June 1, 6-10 a.m. Adults, $7; children 6-12, $5; under 6, free. Carryouts available. Info: Paul Deal, 812-934-4195.

Monday, June 3

People Assisting Animals in Need is offering a low-cost spay and neuter clinic June 3. Pets are transported by the United Coalition for Animals to its facility at 2830 Colerain Ave., Cincinnati, where the sterilization surgeries are performed. Pets are dropped off Monday morning at the PAAIN office, 120 S. Sycamore St., to be transported in a specialized van to the clinic, where they stay overnight. The next day, the animals are delivered back to Batesville and can be picked up at the same location. Cost: dogs, $80; cats, $40; rabies vaccines, $10. Persons must make appointments in advance: UCAN, 513-762-0130.

Tuesday, June 4

A Ripley County Relay for Life Bank Night for donations is June 4, 6-8 p.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library. Also, June 11. Info: co-chairs Samantha Smith, sjsmith260@gmail.com or 812-621-7294; or Carrie Oppelt, carrie.oppelt@gafg.com or 812-212-5784.

The Batesville Knights of St. John Commandery 243 will meet June 4, 7:30 p.m., Knights hall.

Wednesday, June 5

The National Active and Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) Indiana Chapter 0813 meeting is June 5, 11 a.m., Elks Lodge, 223 E. Third St., Rushville.

Oldenburg Academy's Students in Sports booster club meets the first Wednesday of the month, including June 5, 6:30 p.m., OA student lounge.

Friday, June 7

The Batesville Beautification League will meet June 7, noon, Liberty Park.

Saturday, June 8

Safe Sitter Training will be offered June 8, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Southeastern Indiana YMCA. The program prepares students in grades 6-8 to be safe when they’re home alone, watching younger siblings or babysitting. The fee is $40, which includes lunch. Info and to register: stop by, 812-934-6006; or Karen Moore, kmoore@siymca.org.

Sunday, June 9

A euchre tournament will be held June 9, 1 p.m., American Legion Post 452, New Alsace. Doors open at noon. Entry fee is $5. Cash payout to the four highest scores. Refreshments available. Tournaments are held monthly. Info: 812-623-3695.

Monday, June 10

The Fishes and Loaves Community Food Pantry, 5129 N. State Road 129, Delaware, which serves persons in the South Ripley and Jac-Cen-Del school districts, is open the second Monday including June 10, 10-11 a.m. and 4-5 p.m. Info: Pastor Tommy Beatley, 812-584-3546.

The Batesville Community Education Foundation's annual campaign ends June 10. Bulldog-themed handmade signs and engraved boulders, produced by Batesville High School alumni, may be ordered, or supporters may make donations to continue the flexible learning spaces initiative. Info and to order or donate: BatesvilleEducationFoundation.org.

Tuesday, June 11

A Ripley County Relay for Life Bank Night for donations is June 411, 6-8 p.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library. Info: co-chairs Samantha Smith, sjsmith260@gmail.com or 812-621-7294; or Carrie Oppelt, carrie.oppelt@gafg.com or 812-212-5784.

Batesville Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3183 will meet June 11, 7 p.m., post home.

Wednesday, June 12

Income Planning 101, second in a free four-part financial series with lunch offered by Giesting Financial, is June 12, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library. To register: ebatesville.com, click on calendar and event.

Thursday, June 13

Batesville Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary Post 3183 will meet June 13, 7 p.m., post home.

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