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.

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.

Family Fun Night is May 24, 6-9 p.m., Ripley County Fairgrounds, Osgood. Costumes are encouraged at this free superhero-themed. The evening, planned by Margaret Mary Health, includes a free meal, bounce houses, music by Dusty Road, a magician, caricature artist, carriage rides, interactive booths.

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

National Senior Health and Fitness Day will be celebrated May 29, 9 a.m.-9 p.m., Southeastern Indiana YMCA. The free day for those 60 and up includes a coffee social, presentation, group exercise classes, walking and swimming. Info and schedule: 812-934-6006 or www.siymca.org.

Summer Food for Kids of Batesville volunteers are needed to help load and unload a large food pickup May 29, 11 a.m., Kroger; 11:30 a.m., Batesville United Methodist Church, 106 Park Ave. Anyone with a truck would be appreciated. Info and to volunteer: Susie Rowland, 812-212-2762 or rowlandsusie@yahoo.com; and Deb Obermeyer, 812-934-3344 or debandmelo@yahoo.com.

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.

Thursday, May 30

The 21st annual Batesville Area Arts Council Community Art Show, a judged show for artists at least 18, has four categories: fine arts 2-D, fine arts 3-D, applied arts and photography. One original piece of art may be submitted by each artist, who must be a resident of Ripley, Franklin, Decatur, Dearborn or Switzerland County; a BAAC member; or past BAAC art auction donor. The entry fee is $25. Prizes awarded. Artwork must be submitted May 30, 6:30-8 p.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library. Info and entry forms: Judy Meyer, jameyer3@aol.com or 812-212-3199.

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.

2019 Miss Ripley County applications must be postmarked by May 31. Each contestant must be at least 16 and cannot have had their 21st birthday as of Jan. 1, 2020. The pageant is July 14. The queen and her court are expected to perform duties at the Ripley County 4-H Fair July 21-27. To obtain an application: co-chair Amanda Kunz, amandakunz81@gmail.com or 812-756-2778; or Monica Hansen, 812-756-0200.

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.

A chicken dinner will be served June 1, 4-7 p.m., St. Leon American Legion. Carryouts available.

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.

On June 3, the Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will host Family Movie Monday: "Lego Movie 2," 10 a.m.; and Oreo Taste Test, 1 p.m. Info: www.greensburglibrary.org or 812-663-2826.

Tuesday, June 4

On June 4, the Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will host an Astronaut Training Program for grades 1-5, 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.; Historical Book and Film Club, 3 and 7 p.m.; and the Social Side of Retirement, 6 p.m. Info: www.greensburglibrary.org or 812-663-2826.

A blood drive hosted by FCN Bank is June 4, 11 a.m.-12:45 p.m. and 2-4:30 p.m., donor bus in bank parking lot, 1060 State Road 229 N., Batesville. Every donor receives a box of Girl Scout cookies. To schedule appointments: www.hoxworth.org/groups/fcn or Hoxworth Blood Center, 800-830-1091.

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

On June 5, the Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will host the family program Magician, CR Ryan and Sons, 10 a.m. Info: www.greensburglibrary.org or 812-663-2826.

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.

Thursday, June 6

On June 6, the Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will host make-and-take craft: alien visor, beginning at 8:30 a.m. while supplies last; "Star Wars Revenge of the Si(x)th Party for grades 4-12, 1 p.m.; and Out of This World Organizing or Serving Tray, 6 p.m. Info: www.greensburglibrary.org or 812-663-2826.

Friday, June 7

On the Fridays in June, including June 7, the Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will host the Lego Builder's Club for grades 1-5, 10 a.m. Info: www.greensburglibrary.org or 812-663-2826.

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.

On June 10, the Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will host Ice Cream, Games and Crafts, 1 p.m. Info: www.greensburglibrary.org or 812-663-2826.

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

On June 11, the Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will host Galaxy Tie Dye T-shirts for grades 1-5, 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.; and Knit Night, 6 p.m. Info: www.greensburglibrary.org or 812-663-2826.

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

On June 12, the Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will host Curiosity Dome – portable planetarium, multiple sessions all day. Info: www.greensburglibrary.org or 812-663-2826.

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

On June 13, the Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will host a make-and-take craft – Father's Day craft, beginning at 8:30 a.m. while supplies last; Coffee, Books & More Adult Book Discussion and tie dye T-shirts, 1 p.m.; and Reach for the Stars Be Your Best Self Program, 6 p.m. Info: www.greensburglibrary.org or 812-663-2826.

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

Saturday, June 15

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 June 15, 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 June 15, 10 a.m.-noon, and the fourth Thursday, 4-6 p.m.

Sat.-Sun., June 15-16

The Ripley County Relay for Life begins June 15, 9 a.m., and ends June 16, 1 a.m., Batesville High School track. Survivors lap, luminaria ceremony, entertainment, food. To donate: https://bit.ly/2YM1ul9

Monday, June 17

People Assisting Animals in Need is offering a low-cost spay and neuter clinic June 17. 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 June 17, 9 a.m.-noon and 5:30-7 p.m. Info: 812-689-4427 or 812-756-2560.

On June 17, the Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will host Family Movie Monday – "How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World," 10 a.m.; paracord bracelets or keychains, 1 p.m. Info: www.greensburglibrary.org or 812-663-2826.