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Coming Events

Events appearing in this column are run two times prior to the event free of charge for nonprofit organizations. If there is a cost involved, an ad is also required.

EMT Classes

Applications are now being accepted for EMT classes. The class series will run from Sept. 13-April 14. Participants must be 18 years of age, have a valid driver's license and be CPR certified as a healthcare provider. Cost is $300. To learn more, call Janice Hosmer at 812-654-2180 or email janice.hosmer@mmch.org.

July 18 - 19

Moores Hill Baptist to hold garage sale

The Moores Hill Baptist Church (behind the Moores Hill Post Office) is having a garage sale in the fellowship hall on July 18 and 19. Hours on the 18th are 9-5 p.m. and 19th are 9-3 p.m. Donations may be brought to the church until July 14. Please call 744-6880 if you want to drop off donations.

July 20

Benefit ride for Kasey McAdams

A benefit ride for Kasey McAdams, 3, of Versailles, will be Sat., July 20. Kasey was diagnosed with a rare brain tumor in April. Ride starts at Pollard's Bowl in Versailles. Sign-ups are from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and the ride will start at 12:30 p.m. Several stops, ending at the bowling center, benefit to follow. Single rider: $15; couple $25. Proceeds will go to medical and traveling expenses for further treatment. Information: 812-584-1387.

Back Door Friends in Faith

Back Door Friends in Faith, a ministry provided by Tyson United Methodist Church will provide items not allowed for purchase by the Food Stamp program to local families. The next distribution date is Saturday, July 20 from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the Tyson UMC annex at 107 S. Adams, Versailles.

OPL/Milan Branch Library to host worm program

The Osgood Public Library will host a worm program on Saturday, July 20 as part of the summer reading program. Kids wills have 200 worms in which to build worm farms to take home afterwards. The program begins at 11 a.m. in Osgood and 1 p.m. in Milan.

July 21

The Spirituals at Bethany Baptist Church

The Spirituals will be at Bethany Baptist Church on Sunday, July 21, 10:30 a.m. Located at 328 S. Sycamore Street, Osgood.

King's Faith movie coming to Osgood

Local audiences are partnering with producers of King's Faith (PG13) to bring the teen inspirational drama to Osgood for a one-night-only showing at the Damm Theatre on July 12 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $6.00 each.

July 22

ALA Leora Weare 173 special meeting

The American Legion Auxiliary Leora Weare Unit 173 will meet Mon., July 22 at 6:30 p.m., post home. Special meeting with 2013 Girl State delegates, their families and contributing organizations. Members expected to attend. All parents and contributing organizations are invited.

July 25

Travel slide show at Batesville Memorial Library

Gary Wintz will offer a free travel slide show at the Batesville Memorial Public Library on Thursday, July 25 from 7-8:30 p.m. Free and open to the public.

July 26-27

Osgood ALA Rummage/Bake Sale

The Osgood American Legion Aux. Post 267 will have a rummage/bake sale on Fri., July 26 and Sat., July 27 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. (Saturday- $1 a bag.) Located at the Legion Park on N. US 421, outside of Osgood.

July 26-28

Holy Family Church Rummage Sale

A rummage sale sponsored by and at the Holy Family Church, Oldenburg, will be Fri., July 26, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. (prices as marked); Sat., July 27, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. (all clothing and misc. half price); Sun., July 28, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. (whatever fits in brown grocery bag $2). Donated items accepted Mon., July 22 thru Wed., July 24, 8 a.m.-8 p.m. 812-934-3013. 812-934-5764.

July 28

Healing Prayer Service

Church on the Rock, Versailles, and the Versailles Community Church will co-host a healing prayer service at the COTR at 10 a.m., Sunday, July 28. Public invited to receive prayer for healing of physical, spiritual, financial or other needs. Located at 3704 E. US 50, Versailles. 812-934-5192.

Ongoing Events

Overeaters anonymous meeting

Overeaters Anonymous meets every Monday in the conference room at the Lawrenceburg Community Center, 423 Walnut Street, Lawrenceburg, beginning at 7:00 p.m. No dues, fees or weigh-ins. Everyone is welcome!

Christian Motorcyclists Association

Christian Motorcyclists Association meets the first Sunday of every month at 1 p.m. for food and fellowship and at 2 p.m., meeting at the Hog Rock Cafe in Milan. Call 812-654-3713 or 513-218-9707 for directions or other information.

Knights of Columbus Council 8487 mtgs.

The Knights of Columbus Council 8487 meetings are held at St. John's Church, Osgood, on the third Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. (except holidays). Call 689-6699 for info.

AA meeting to be held every Wednesday

Alcoholics Anonymous will meet every Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. at St. Magdalene Catholic Church in New Marion.

Narcotics Anonymous meeting

Narcotics Anonymous meetings will be held in Milan on Fridays at 7 p.m. Located at the St. Paul Lutheran Church, 7124 N. SR 101, Milan.

Book Club at the Osgood Public Library

The Book Club meets on the first Thursday of every month at the Osgood Public Library at 6 p.m. Please call the library at 654-4011 for information on the book to be discussed at the next meeting and to reserve a copy. Newcomers are always welcome, even if you have not read the book.

La Leche League (breast feeding support)

Looking for support or information from other nursing moms? La Leche League of Sunman meets the first Wednesday of each month from 5-6 p.m. at the office of Dr. Suzanne Martini in Sunman. Call 812-654-2593 for more information.

Southeastern Indiana Woodturners

On the second and fourth Monday of each month from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. the Southeastern Indiana Woodturners will meet in Holton for their "Learn to Turn." Men and women of all ages and skill levels are welcome. There is great selection of free wood stock and enough lathes to let everyone get hands-on experience. Contact Gerald Williams at 812-689-6545 for more info.

Close Connections

The Close Connections bereavement support program, supporting those who have experienced the loss of a loved one will be held on the second Monday of each month. Please call Kari Ann Rennekamp for a location. 812-933-3741.

Moores Hill Food Pantry

The Moores Hill Food Pantry located in the Moores Hill Baptist Church is now open 6-9 p.m. every second and fourth Tuesday of the month. Pantry will be closed if schools are closed due to weather. Please help support the pantry and your local business.

RCARC business meeting

Ripley County Amateur Radio Club (RCARC) will meet at the American Red Cross Building (629 South Buckeye Street, Osgood). Business meetings will be held on the third Monday of each month at 7 p.m. Open to public. Contact Delbert for more info at 689-3161.

Alzheimer's support groups of SE Indiana

Alzheimer's Support Groups of SE Indiana meets at 6 p.m. on the second Tuesday of every month at the Milan Library; and the third Tuesday of every month at the Dearborn County Hospital, Ohio Room, 2nd Floor with Support Group Leader, Karen Brandt. For information call 1-888-422-2691.

St. John's Lutheran Church

St. John's Lutheran Church, Hubbell's Corner, is saving aluminum cans for the Sunman Food Pantry.

"Circle of Love" meetings

Grief recovery meetings "Circle of Love" will be the held the second Tuesday monthly, 7-8 p.m. at the Hopewell Baptist Church, 2319N CR 850W, Holton. For info call Gail 689-6376, Lisa 689-4663, or Marlene 689-7359.

Reformers Unanimous addictions program

Reformers Unanimous Addictions Program meets every Friday 7-9 p.m. at Hope Baptist Church, 15593 US Hwy 50, Dillsboro. For more info or for a free ride call 812-655-3387.

Open Arms support group to meet

Have you lost a friend or family member? The Open Arms Grief Support Group will be meeting every Tuesday at First Baptist Church, Milan, at 6 p.m. For info call 654-3642.

Ripley County Prevent Child Abuse mtgs.

The Ripley County Prevent Child Abuse Council meetings are the third Thursday of the month at 10 a.m. at the Purdue Extension office in Osgood.

AA & Alanon to meet

Alcoholics Anonymous and Alanon fellowships meet weekly at St. John's Catholic Church in Osgood on Mondays at 7:30 p.m. Call 689-6758 or 689-4385 for more information.

Milan VFW Post #6234 to meet

The Milan VFW Post #6234 holds monthly meetings the third Thursday of each month of the post, 7 p.m.

Fishes and Loaves open

Fishes and Loaves Food Pantry is open on Tuesday's from 10-11:30 a.m. and 4-5:30 p.m. at the Delaware Twp. Building. 812-584-3546.

Bible study-"The Gathering"

There will be a bible study group every Tuesday at 3:30 p.m. at the Colonial Manor Community Room.

Milan beautification

The Milan Beautification group will meet the fourth Thursday of every month at 7 p.m. at Ripley Crossing.

Euchre card game

A Euchre card game will be held on the second Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. The game will be held at the Community Building in Holton and is open to the public.