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

Al Anon

Al Anon meets Thursdays, 7:30-8:30 p.m., Margaret Mary Health Vista Room (directions are at the main desk).

Alcoholics Anonymous

Alcoholics Anonymous meets Mondays, 7 p.m.; and Saturdays, 7:30 p.m., downstairs at 151 E. Fourth 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 Historical Center

Hours at the museum are Thursday and Friday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; and Saturday, 9 a.m.-noon, 15 W. George St. The center is closed during January and February. Info: Carolyn Dieckmann, 812-212-9382.


Memorial Public Library Storytime

Held Tuesdays, 10 a.m. (registration required), 11:15 a.m., 12:10 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.; and Mother Goose on the Loose, a lap sit storytime for children birth to age 3 with an adult, Mondays, 10 a.m. (registration required). Info: 812-934-4706.

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.

Eagles Auxiliary Dinner

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

English as a Second Language

Free classes are Mondays, 6:30-8 p.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library Room A. Info: Jodi Alexander, 812-932-1030 or

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.

Kiwanis Club of Batesville

Breakfast meetings are Tuesdays, 6:30 a.m., Izzy’s at Hillcrest. New members welcome and will receive a free breakfast at their first meeting.

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.

Narcotics Anonymous

Narcotics Anonymous meets Fridays, 8 p.m., Brookville United Methodist Church.

New Mercies Dinner

Free dinners are Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 5:30 p.m., New Mercies Community Services, 831 Cliff St., Brookville. Volunteers are needed. Info: 765-309-4752 or

Phi Beta Psi Sorority

Cheese balls are available at Schmidt’s Bakery. Proceeds go toward cancer research and local charities.

Rotary Club of Batesville

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

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, 7-9:30 p.m.: Doors open, 5:30 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 765-647-5367 or

Southeast Indiana Health Center

The center, which provides services for the medically uninsured residents of Franklin and Ripley counties, has office hours weekdays, 9 a.m.-noon. (These times are for questions, more info or to make appointments. Persons must schedule times to meet with the doctors.) The center is now offering a free dental clinic. 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

Walk With a Doc

Attendees will have the opportunity to walk with Dr. Suzanne Martini and receive information on current health topics Wednesdays, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Walks on the first, third and fifth weeks are at 122 Nieman St., Sunman. On the second and fourth weeks, they are held at the St. Anthony walking path, Morris. Info: or 812-623-4800.