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TUESDAY, JAN. 7

Home-schoolers and their families can participate in Hands on Geography Day Jan. 7, 2 p.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library. To register: https://ebatesville.com/homeschool-programs/.

On Jan. 7, the Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will host the Historical Book and Film Club, 3 and 7 p.m. Info: www.greensburglibrary.org or 812-663-2826.

New Sunman Town Council members are hosting an open house Jan. 7, 7 p.m., town hall. Suggestions and ideas for the town can be shared. Desserts will be served.

The Batesville Knights of St. John Commandery 243 will meet Jan. 7, 7:30 p.m., Knights hall, 111 S. Vine St.

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 8

On Jan. 8, the Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will host Robo Coders for grades 4-12, 6 p.m. Info: www.greensburglibrary.org or 812-663-2826.

Kids may audition for “Winnie the Pooh” Jan. 8, 6-8 p.m., Tree County Players’ Main Street Playhouse, 634 W. Main St., Greensburg. Actors will read from the script if they can or directors will have other ways for them to audition. They will also need to bring calendars of conflicting dates. The show is March 6-8. Info: https://www.treecountyplayers.com/now-showing/#comingsoon, 812-222-4766 or tcpadmin@etczone.com.

JAN. 8, 10, 13 and 15

Home-schoolers in grades 3-12 can participate in Chef’s Club, sponsored by Purdue Extension 4-H, where they will make foods from around the world. It is Jan. 8, 10, 13 and 15, 2 p.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library. To register: https://ebatesville.com/homeschool-programs/.

THURSDAY, JAN. 9

On Jan. 9, the Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will host the Coffee, Books & More Adult Book Discussion, 1 p.m. Info: www.greensburglibrary.org or 812-663-2826.

Indiana State Police Motor Carrier Inspector Kimberly Hill will lead a presentation and discussion on human trafficking Jan. 9, 7 p.m., St. John United Church of Christ Parish Hall, 300 N. Huntersville Road.

SATURDAY, JAN. 11

A free public safety breakfast for area firefighters, EMTs and police, hosted by state Rep. Randy Frye, is Jan. 11, 8 a.m., Aurora Volunteer Fire Department, 5950 Dutch Hollow Road, Aurora.

Praying Your Dreams: Finding the God Within will be presented Jan. 11, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Oldenburg Franciscan Center. Cost: $45-$65. Info and RSVP: www.oldenburgfranciscancenter.org or 812-933-6437.

The Southeast Indiana Health Center Drawdown Fundraiser is Jan. 11, Batesville Knights of Columbus Hall. Doors open at 3:30 p.m. and drawings start at 4. Dinner buffet, 5-7 p.m. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased by contacting Jim Saner, 812-525-1239 or jimsaner@etczone.com, or Maureen Saner, 812-212-9797. Proceeds benefit the SEIHC, which serves people in Franklin and Ripley counties without health insurance.

The Joseph E. Stenger Memorial Scholarship chicken dinner, basket and grand raffle benefit is Jan. 11, 4-7:30 p.m., Knights of Columbus Hall, 333 Main St., Brookville. Adult dinners, $12; kids 10 and under, $6. Grand raffle tickets, $20, with the grand prize being four tickets to the Garth Brooks concert plus $100 Montgomery Inn gift certificate. Proceeds go to the Franklin County Community Foundation Joseph E. Stenger Memorial Scholarship.

SUNDAY, JAN. 12

The Oldenburg Knights of St. John will host a trap and stillboard shoot Jan. 12, 11 a.m., Tri-Township Conservation Club, Oldenburg. Meat and cash prizes.

MONDAY, JAN. 13

On Jan. 13, the Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will present Movie Monday with “Downton Abbey” for adults. Info: www.greensburglibrary.org or 812-663-2826.

MON.-FRI., JAN. 13-17

An exhibition of “Ripley 200: A Bicentennial Project,” a book containing photos and stories about 200 county residents, is Jan. 13-17, Milan Public Library. Info: Anjali Fong, fong@anjalifong.com or 812-733-0328.

TUESDAY, JAN. 14

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

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

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 15

Contemplative Prayer will be presented Jan. 15, 3-4:30 p.m., Oldenburg Franciscan Center. Freewill donation. Info: www.oldenburgfranciscancenter.org or 812-933-6437.

On Jan. 15, the Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will host Robo Coders for grades 4-12, 6 p.m. Info: www.greensburglibrary.org or 812-663-2826.

FRIDAY, JAN. 17

The Southeastern Indiana YMCA invites the community to a free Silly Safaris Family Fun Night, a live animal show, Jan. 17, 6:30-7:30 p.m. To RSVP: Y Welcome Center, 30 State Road 129 S., Batesville, or 812-934-6006.

SUNDAY, JAN. 19

The Oldenburg Knights of St. John will host a breakfast Jan. 19, 7 a.m.-noon, Holy Family Church cafeteria, Oldenburg. Freewill offering.

Coffee Talk: Dominican Spirituality will be presented Jan. 19, 10:45 a.m.-noon, Oldenburg Franciscan Center. Freewill donation. Info: www.oldenburgfranciscancenter.org or 812-933-6437.

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

MON.-FRI., JAN. 20-24

An exhibition of “Ripley 200: A Bicentennial Project,” a book containing photos and stories about 200 county residents, is Jan. 20-24, Tyson Library. Info: Anjali Fong, fong@anjalifong.com or 812-733-0328.

TUESDAY, JAN. 21

On Jan. 21, the Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will host make-and-take Tuesday: winter craft in the children’s room, all day; and Cook the Book: Cookbook Club for adults, 6 p.m. Info: www.greensburglibrary.org or 812-663-2826.

An informational meeting about the Drumming Circle at OFC will be presented Jan. 21, 10-11 a.m., Oldenburg Franciscan Center. Freewill donation. Info: www.oldenburgfranciscancenter.org or 812-933-6437.

The Amack’s Well grand re-opening and Give Back presentation is Jan. 21, 7 p.m.

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 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 Jan. 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 Jan. 22, 2 p.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library meeting room. Guests are invited to tell true stories or just listen.

THURSDAY, JAN. 23

On Jan. 23, the Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will host the Pinterest Project of the Month adult program, 1 and 6 p.m. Info: www.greensburglibrary.org or 812-663-2826.

FRIDAY, JAN. 24

“The River and the Wall” will be screened Jan. 24, 6:30-9 p.m., Oldenburg Franciscan Center. Freewill donation. Info: www.oldenburgfranciscancenter.org or 812-933-6437.

SATURDAY, JAN. 25

A blood drive will be held Jan. 25, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Sunman American Legion, 412 Eastern Ave. To schedule an appointment: www.hoxworth.org/groups/sunman or Steve Todd, 812-209-9195.

An Achieving Wholeness & Individuation Retreat is Jan. 25, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Oldenburg Franciscan Center. Cost: $45-$65. Info and RSVP: www.oldenburgfranciscancenter.org or 812-933-6437.

SUNDAY, JAN. 26

The Evangelical Union Cemetery Association annual meeting is Jan. 26, 11:30 a.m., St. John Lutheran Church (Hubbles Corner) near Sunman. Everyone is welcome to attend.

JAN. 27-FEB. 7

An exhibition of “Ripley 200: A Bicentennial Project,” a book containing photos and stories about 200 county residents, is Jan. 27-Feb. 7, Batesville Memorial Public Library. Info: Anjali Fong, fong@anjalifong.com or 812-733-0328.

TUESDAY, JAN. 28

On Jan. 28, the Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will host the library board of trustees meeting, 4 p.m.; and Winter Glitter Painting for grades 4-12, 6 p.m. Info: www.greensburglibrary.org or 812-663-2826.

THURSDAY, JAN. 30

Home-schoolers in grades 3-12 can participate in an escape room Jan. 30, 2 p.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library. There will also be one at 4 p.m. that all kids in those grades can participate in. Info: 812-934-4706.

The National Alliance on Mental Illness Family & Friends is a free seminar that informs people who have loved ones with a mental health condition how to best support them. There are two class options: Feb. 1, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Aurora Fire Department, 5950 Dutch Hollow Road; or Feb. 9, 4-5:30 p.m., Milan Christian Church, 719 E. Carr St. To RSVP by Jan. 30: https://bit.ly/2RQH7Cm. Info: 812-577-9297 or kathbb@comcast.net.

FRIDAY, JAN. 31

A Quiet Day of Renewal will be presented Jan. 31, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Oldenburg Franciscan Center. Cost: $20-$70. Info and RSVP: www.oldenburgfranciscancenter.org or 812-933-6437.

Girls on the Run of Margaret Mary Health offers a positive, confidence-boosting environment rooted in acceptance for girls in grades 3-5. The organization is in need of 65-70 volunteers to coach once or twice a week after school at schools in Ripley, Franklin and Decatur counties for the spring season, which runs from March 2 through mid-May depending on location. Info: council director Lynn Hertel, lynn.hertel@girlsontherun.org or 812-212-1977. To volunteer by Jan. 31: https://www.raceplanner.com/volunteer/index/gotr-mmh-s-20-coach-app

SATURDAY, FEB. 1

Batesville curbside pickup of large items from residents’ homes is Feb. 1 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: 812-933-6100.

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

SUNDAY, FEB. 2

A euchre tournament will be held Feb. 2, 1 p.m., American Legion Post 452, New Alsace. Doors open at noon. Entry fee is $5 with a cash payout to the four highest scores. Refreshments available. Info: 812-623-3695.

TUESDAY, FEB. 4

The Batesville Knights of St. John Commandery 243 will meet Feb. 4, 7:30 p.m., Knights hall, 111 S. Vine St.