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Saturday, July 28
Kids Kick Drugs
The 17th annual Kids Kick Drugs Karate Day for ages 4 and up is July 28, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Southeastern Indiana YMCA. Info on fees and registration: 934-6006.
Used Book Sale
Church on the Rock will host its annual used book sale July 28, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Proceeds benefit Safe Passage. Info: 934-5192.
Car and Bike Show
The first Liberty Ride Car and Bike Show is July 28, Liberty Park. Sign-up, 9 a.m. Ride cost: $10 per bike; $15 with passenger; car and bike show cost: $5 per vehicle. Proceeds will be used by the nonprofit Infamous Few to assist seniors and children. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Prairie Fire Children’s Theatre production of “Snow White,” sponsored by the Rural Alliance for the Arts, is July 28, 2 p.m., Batesville High School auditorium. General admission tickets are $5. Info: 933-0355.
St. John’s United Church of Christ, Huntersville, annual church picnic is July 28, 5-8 p.m., church basement. Roast beef dinners, homemade ice cream, mock turtle soup, kids’ games, Eureka Band, pie auction.
Chicken Dinner/ 400 Drawing
On July 28, Prell-Bland American Legion Post 271 will have a chicken dinner, 5 p.m.; and drawing for 400-mile race tickets, 8 p.m.
Sat.-Sun., July 28-29
The Holy Family Church, Oldenburg, rummage sale is July 28, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; and July 29, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. On Saturday, antique items are half price from 1-3 p.m., and clothing and miscellaneous items are half price all day. On Sunday, everything is $2 a bag. Info: 934-3013.
Sunday, July 29
“Coffee Talk: My Wholeness as a Person” will be presented July 29, 10:45 a.m.-noon, Oldenburg Franciscan Center. Freewill donation. Info and reservations: 933-6437 or email@example.com.
BIS Open House
An open house to view the addition and renovations is July 29, 1-3 p.m., Batesville Intermediate School.
Monday, July 30
The St. Maurice Catholic Church Community Blood Drive is July 30, 1-6:30 p.m., Napoleon Community Center. Each donor must be in good health, at least 17, weigh over 110 pounds and bring a picture ID. Info or to schedule an appointment: Arlene Gehl, 812-852-4394.
5K Run Registration Deadline
The first annual 5K Walk/Run to support Corinne’s Believers Memorial Scholarship Foundation is Aug. 12, 10 a.m., St. Anne’s Catholic Church hall, Hamburg. Check in, 9 a.m. Cost: $25 if registered by July 30; $28 after that date. Info: cbmsf.org.
July 30-Aug. 1
Rummage Sale Donations
Donations for the Batesville Area Historical Society’s rummage sale can be dropped off July 30-Aug. 1, new Batesville Community Church location, 103 George St. No adult clothing accepted. For large item pickups: Lou Voegele, 212-1138.
July 30-Aug. 3
BHS Bookstore Hours
Batesville High School bookstore hours are July 30, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. with freshman orientation from 9 a.m.-noon;July 31 and Aug 2, noon-7 p.m.; Aug 1 and Aug 3, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Counselors will leave at 4 p.m. July 31 and Aug. 2. Students may also pick up fall driver education forms. Families should use the west entrance (under the stained glass windows facing State Road 46).
Wednesday, Aug. 1
La Leche League
La Leche League of Sunman, a breast-feeding support group, will meet Aug. 1, 5-6 p.m., at Dr. Suzanne Martini’s office, Sunman. Expectant and breast-feeding moms welcome. Info: 812-654-2593.
The Batesville Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3183 Ladies’ Auxiliary will meet Aug. 1, 7 p.m., post home. Info: Patti Weberding, 934-3644.
Wed.-Thu., Aug. 1-2
BHS Parent Meetings
Two one-hour parent meetings about the Batesville High School 1:1 computer initiative are Aug. 1, noon, and Aug. 2, 7 p.m., auditorium. Students may attend.
Thursday, Aug. 2
ECHS New Student Registration
East Central High School’s new student enrollment day for students who have moved into the district and are not enrolled is Aug. 2, 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. To schedule an appointment: 812-576-4811, Ext. 11915, and leave a message.
SES New Student Registration
Sunman Elementary School new student registration is Aug. 2, 9 a.m.-noon and 1-3 p.m. Info on what to bring: (after Aug. 1) 812-623-2235.
St. John’s Lutheran Church, Napoleon, will have its monthly coffee social Aug. 2, 4:30 p.m. Carryouts are available.
Batesville Free and Accepted Masonic Lodge 668 will hold its monthly meeting Aug. 2, 7 p.m.
Each Franklin County Community Foundation grant seeker must write a letter of intent, postmarked on or before Aug. 2, explaining how the grant is to be used to be considered for funding. Packets are available at www. franklincountyindiana.com.
The Brookville/ Franklin County Chamber of Commerce Golf Classic is Aug. 9, 12:30 p.m., Brook Hill Golf Club, Brookville. Teams must register by Aug. 2. Info: Andy, 765-647-4522.
Thu.-Sat., Aug. 2-4
The Batesville Area Historical Society’s annual rummage sale is Aug. 2-4, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., new Batesville Community Church location, 103 George St.
Friday, Aug. 3
The final summer Batesville Eureka Band concert is Aug. 3, 8 p.m., Liberty Park Bandstand.
Red Hat Deadline
The Red Hat Belles of Batesville will meet for lunch Aug. 8, noon, La Rosa’s. Reservations due by Aug. 3: Eleen Weisenbach, 934-3484.
Fri.-Sat., Aug. 3-4
Sidewalk Days/160th Birthday Bash
Sidewalk sale days will be held throughout the city Aug. 3-4. On Aug. 4, events take place downtown beginning at 8 a.m.; food booths, 2 p.m.; Kiwanis train rides, 2-4 p.m.; classic car cruise-in, 3-6 p.m.; Hot Wax, 8-11 p.m. Sponsored by the Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce, Batesville Main Street and the city of Batesville.
Josh Siefert Benefit
The Josh Siefert benefit yard and bake sale is Aug. 3-4, 9 a.m. on, Napoleon Community Center. Proceeds will be used to pay medical expenses after Siefert had a traumatic brain injury in an ATV accident. Donations accepted. Info: Debbie Luers, 812-363-3315 or dluers @gmail.com.
Saturday, Aug. 4
The Decatur County Memorial Hospital will celebrate its 90th birthday Aug. 4, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Info: 812-663-1167 or www.dcmh.net.
Batesville Masonic Lodge 668 will serve a monthly all-you-can-eat breakfast Aug. 4, 6-10 a.m. Minimum donation: adults, $5; children 6-12, $3; under 6, free. Takeout orders: 934-3144.
Sunday, Aug. 5
The St. Louis Parish Turtle Soup Committee and St. Louis Mission Team quart, half-gallon and gallon jar drive is Aug. 5, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Main Street side of St. Louis School, where volunteers will meet vehicles. For jar pickup: Mary Jo Wuestefeld, 934-3822.
The sixth annual Hubbellfest celebrating summertime family fun is Aug. 5, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., St. John’s Lutheran Church, Hubbell’s Corner. Chicken dinner, raffles, music.
Monday, Aug. 6
D of I
The Daughters of Isabella will meet Aug. 6, 7 p.m., Batesville Knights of Columbus hall.
Immaculata Club Deadline
The Immaculata Club Batesville Chapter, the Oldenburg Academy alumni local group, will meet for a covered dish dinner at the home of Pam Scheele Aug. 9, 6:30 p.m. RSVP by Aug. 6: 934-2433.
Mon.-Wed., Aug. 6-8
SES Book Days
Sunman Elementary School book days are Aug. 6-7, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; and Aug. 8, 8 a.m.-noon and 1-3 p.m. Parents should bring health information and contact numbers to update their child’s health information. Info: 812-623-2235.
ECHS Book Days
East Central High School book days are Aug. 6-7, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; and Aug. 8, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. During these times, students can pick up schedules and pay fees.
Mon.-Fri., Aug. 6-10
The Franciscan Retreat “Clare of Assisi: A Woman Weaving a Dream,” led by Sister Diane Jamison, OSF, is Aug. 6-10, Oldenburg Franciscan Center. Info: 933-6437 or oldenburgfranciscancenter. org.
Tuesday, Aug. 7
The Sassy Scrappers scrapbooking group for ladies 12 and older meets the first and third Tuesdays of each month, including Aug. 7, 6 p.m., Church on the Rock. Participants should bring their own supplies. RSVP: 934-3154.
The Napoleon Senior Club meets Aug. 7, 6 p.m., Napoleon Community Center. Bring a covered dish and table service. Info: Jean Huber, 934-2245.
Wednesday, Aug. 8
The St. Anne’s Ladies Sodality is sponsoring a card party Aug. 8, 1-4:30 p.m., St. Anthony Catholic Church, Morris, lower hall.
Thursday, Aug. 9
ECHS Open House
East Central High School’s open house is Aug. 9, 5:30-7 p.m. Refreshments will be served 5:30-6:30 p.m. courtesy of the family and consumer sciences and FFA departments.
The Batesville Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3183 Ladies’ Auxiliary will meet Aug. 9, 7 p.m., post home. Info: Patti Weberding, 934-3644.
Friday, Aug. 10
Applications available at www.rccfonline.org for the next Ripley County Community Foundation small project grant cycle are due Aug. 10. Info: 933-1098.
SES Open House
Sunman Elementary School will hold its open house Aug. 10, 4:30-6 p.m.
Tuesday, Aug. 14
The Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will sponsor a Computers 101 workshop Aug. 14, 10 a.m. Info: 812-663-2826.
Tea Pary Meeting
The local Tea Party will meet Aug. 14, La Rosa’s. Meet and greet, 6 p.m.; meeting, 7 p.m.
Friday, Aug. 17
An organ recital featuring Terry Jankowski, Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, Monroe, Mich., music director, will be held Aug. 17, 2 p.m., Sisters of St. Francis Chapel, Oldenburg. Freewill donations accepted.
Saturday, Aug. 18
“Our Father: Prayer of the Cosmos” Part II will be presented Aug. 18, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Oldenburg Franciscan Center. Cost: $45 plus about $12 for book. Info and reservations: 933-6437 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will sponsor Teen Movie Night – “The Hunger Games,” 6:30 p.m. Info: 812-663-2826.
Tuesday, Aug. 21
The Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will sponsor One-on-One Computer Time Aug. 21, 2 p.m. Info: 812-663-2826.
The Batesville Area Historical Society will meet Aug. 21, 7 p.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library.
Friday, Aug. 24
School Board Candidates
Aug. 24, noon, is the last day for citizens to file information to be a school board candidate for the Nov. 6 election. Candidates for South Ripley, Batesville, Milan and Jac-Cen-Del community school districts must file with the Ripley County clerk’s office, Versailles. Info: 812-689-6115. Candidates for the Franklin County Community School Corp. and Union County/College Corner Joint School District must file in the Franklin County clerk’s office. Info: 765-647-5111, Ext. 3.
On Aug. 24, the Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will sponsor a Back to School Blues Buster Party for grades 6-12, 7 p.m Info: 812-663-2826.
Saturday, Aug. 25
Acoustic folk quartet Wild Carrot and the Roots Band, Cincinnati, performs a free show as part of the Batesville Memorial Public Library After Hours Concert Series Aug. 25, 7 p.m.
Sunday, Aug. 26
St. Paul’s Ladies Sodality will host a hot breakfast bar buffet Aug. 26, 7:30 a.m.-noon, St. Paul’s Church hall, New Alsace. Freewill donation.
Monday, Aug. 27
The Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will sponsor Read It and Eat! Teen Book Club - “Umwind” Aug. 27, 6:30 p.m Info: 812-663-2826.
Tuesday, Aug. 28
Food For Thought
Food for Thought sponsored by the Greensburg Chamber of Commerce will be held Aug. 28, 11 a.m., Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library.
Wednesday, Aug. 29
Batesville Toastmasters meetings, which are open to the public, will be held the last Wednesday of each month during the summer, including Aug. 29, noon-1 p.m., Hill-Rom Global Headquarters marketing conference room. Info: Beth Inskeep, 931-2613.
Saturday, Sept. 1
Batesville Masonic Lodge 668 will serve a monthly all-you-can-eat breakfast Sept. 1, 6-10 a.m. Minimum donation: adults, $5; children 6-12, $3; under 6, free. Takeout orders: 934-3144.
Tuesday, Sept. 4
The Sassy Scrappers scrapbooking group for ladies 12 and older meets the first and third Tuesdays of each month, including Sept. 4, 6 p.m., Church on the Rock. Participants should bring their own supplies. RSVP: 934-3154.
The Napoleon Senior Club meets Sept. 4, 6 p.m., Napoleon Community Center. Bring a covered dish and table service. Info: Jean Huber, 934-2245.
Wednesday, Sept. 5
La Leche League
La Leche League of Sunman, a breast-feeding support group, will meet Sept. 5, 5-6 p.m., at Dr. Suzanne Martini’s office, Sunman. Expectant and breast-feeding moms welcome. Info: 812-654-2593.
The Batesville Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3183 Ladies’ Auxiliary will meet Sept. 5, 7 p.m., post home. Info: Patti Weberding, 934-3644.
Thursday, Sept. 6
Batesville Free and Accepted Masonic Lodge 668 will hold its monthly meeting Sept. 6, 7 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 12
The St. Anne’s Ladies Sodality is sponsoring a card party Sept. 12, 1-4:30 p.m., St. Anthony Catholic Church, Morris, lower hall.
Thursday, Sept. 13
The Batesville Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3183 Ladies’ Auxiliary will meet Sept. 13, 7 p.m., post home. Info: Patti Weberding, 934-3644.
Saturday, Oct. 6
Jazz pianist Dave Hepler, Indianapolis, performs a free show as part of the Batesville Memorial Public Library After Hours Concert Series Oct. 6, 7 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 12
Applications available at www.rccfonline.org for the next Ripley County Community Foundation small project grant cycle are due Oct. 12. Info: 933-1098.
Tuesday, Oct. 16
The Batesville Area Historical Society will meet Oct. 16, 7 p.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library.
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