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October 19, 2017 • Coming Events
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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 any charge for your event, an ad is also required.

Oct. 19

ASPIN (affiliated Service Providers of Indiana) will be presenting an informational session at Tyson library to help navigate Federal Marketplace plans, Medicaid, and HIP 2.0. The presentation will be from 4-6 p.m. Call 812-689-5894 with questions or to sign up.

Oct. 21

Trunk or Treat at New Marion Baptist
New Marion Baptist Church will host a Trunk or Treat, October 29 beginning at 5 p.m.

Versailles Baptist Church chili supper
The Versailles Baptist Church will hold a chili supper in the Family Life Center on October 21 from 4:30 to 7:00 p.m.

St. Peter’s UCC to host Fall Festival
St. Peter’s UCC on Finks Road, Osgood will once again be sponsoring a Fall Festival/Halloween party for all ages. This is a free event and is open to the public.

Oct. 24

Flu clinic to be held in Sunman

The Ripley County Health Dept. is hosting a Flu Clinic at the Sunman Community building at the Sunman Park on Thursday, October 24 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. The cost is $10 for those without insurance. Call 812-689-0506 for more information.

Teen Halloween program at library
Learn the art of 3-D Halloween make-up at the Osgood Public Library on October 24 at 4:30 p.m. This is a free program and refreshments will be served. For more info call 812-689-4011.

Oct. 26

Teen Halloween program at library
Learn the art of 3-D Halloween make-up at the Milan Public Library on October 26 at 5:30 p.m. This is a free program and refreshments will be served. For more info call 812-654-1963.

Oct. 28

Saturday cinema at the library
Get in the Halloween spirit with a showing of ‘Hotel Transylvania’ at the Osgood and Milan libraries on October 28 at 11 a.m. Wear your Halloween costume and enjoy a free movie and refreshments.

Oct. 28 & 29

NMLRA deer sight in
The NMLRA will hold Indiana deer legal sight in days on October 28 and 29 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days.

Ongoing Events

Golden Gate Community Choir practice
Golden Gate Community Choir is practicing for Christmas program Contata “The First Noel – Celebrating the Birthday of a King.” Practice is at 2 p.m. each Sunday starting Oct. 1 at the United Methodist Church located at 213 South Walnut St., Osgood. The performance is Sunday, Dec. 3 at 7 p.m. For more information contact Sharon at 812-952-4936 or Ellie at 812-621-5337.

One-room schoolhouse museum
Take a beautiful scenic fall drive, 4 miles west of Dillsboro to Farmers Retreat. Visit a completely restored, one-room schoolhouse museum. Listed on the National Register of Historical Places, it was restored in 1950 and built in 1888. We invite 4th grade teachers to bring their students for field trips, or any other groups. The museum is open each Sunday afternoon from 2 to 4 p.m. in September and October. For additional information call 812-432-5401 or 812-667-5330.

Book Club at Tyson Library
The library book club will meet on the fourth Wednesday at 6 p.m. Call 812-689-5894 for details.

Community prayer at Tyson Library
Tyson Library in Versailles will have open prayer on Wednesdays from noon to 1 p.m. in the community room. For more information call the library at 812-689-5894.

The group meets every Monday at 6 p.m. at Holy Family Church in Oldenburg in the Fr. Rudolf Room. For more information call 812-212-2702.

Prenatal class in Batesville

Children’s Health Care will host prenatal classes on the third Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. at 26 Six Pine Ranch Rd. in Batesville. For more information call 812-933-6000.

Yoga at the library
Tyson Library, Versailles, has yoga classes. The first class is free. To register or for more information call the library at 812-689-5894.

Bridge of Hope ‘Celebrate Recovery’
The event will be held on Tuesdays at the Bridge of Hope located on SR 129, Milan. Doors open at 6 p.m. with the meeting from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Free child care is available. Call 812-654-2350 for more information.

Free blood pressure, sugar checks
Dearborn County Hospital Home Health & Hospice is continuing to provide free community blood pressure and blood sugar clinics once a month at the following locations: First Tuesday at 11 a.m. – Dillsboro Village Apartments, 10145 Alpha Dr., Dillsboro; Second Wednesday at 10 a.m. – Moores Hill Senior Center, 16610 North Broadway St., Moores Hill; and Fourth Tuesday at 10 a.m. – Switzerland Co. Senior Center, 305 Walnut St., Vevay. Call 812-537-8192 or 800-676-5428 or visit for more information.

Versailles Legion Post meeting

Legion post #173 will hold their weekly meeting every Thursday at 7:30 p.m. (upstairs).

Ripley Co. Food Pantry

Ripley County Food Pantry will be open the third Monday of the month from 9 a.m. to noon and 5:30 to 7 p.m.

Support group in Batesville
A family support group will be offered for individuals with addictions or substance abuse issues on the third Wednesday of the month at the Better Options office in Batesville (corner of SR 46 and Tekulve Rd.) from 6 – 7:30 p.m. There is no charge.

Historical Society archive hours
Ripley County Historical Society Archive Building located on the courthouse square will be open Monday through Friday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Call 812-689-3031.

Bridge of Hope food pantry
Feed My Sheep Food Pantry at the Bridge of Hope in Milan serves the community on the second Monday of every month Doors are open from 6 – 8 p.m. A valid ID is required. For more information call 812-654-2350.

Senior meals in Dillsboro
LifeTime Resources has opened a Senior Nutrition Activity Center at Dillsboro Village Apartments in Dillsboro. Individuals who are 60 or over, and their spouse regardless of age, can enjoy activities and for a donation receive a hot meal Monday through Friday. Meals are served at 11:30 a.m. Reservations are required. For information or to make a reservation call Pam Francis at 812-432-5282.

Christian support group meeting
“Celebrate Recovery” a new Christian-based support group for those with addictions or life issues is held every Tuesday evening at the Bridge of Hope on SR 129/US 50 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m. for fellowship.

Friendship Sewer District meeting

Meets the second Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. at Friendship Fire Dept. in Friendship.

Free Hep C and HIV testing in Batesville
There will be free Hep C and HIV testing on the second Tuesday of each month from 5 – 7 p.m. at Southeast Indiana Health Center. CLINIC LOCATION: 920 County Line Rd., Batesville (old Ivy Tech building just off Huntersville Rd; Batesville Area Resource Center). Call 812-932-4515.

Milan Food Pantry
The Milan Food Pantry will be open every Tuesday morning from 9 – 10:30 a.m. and Tuesday evening from 5 – 6 p.m.

Back Door Friends of Faith distribution
A monthly non-food distribution for those in need will be held on the third Saturday each month at Tyson United Methodist Annex located at 107 N. Adams St. in Versailles. From 9:30-10:30 a.m. Serves anyone in the South Ripley and JCD school districts. Please bring a picture I.D. for identification.

Ripley County Amateur Radio Club
Meets on the second Monday every other month at 7 p.m. at the American Red Cross office located at 629 South Buckeye Street in Osgood. Call Delbert Felix at 812-756-2470.

Knights of Columbus Council 8487 mtgs.

Held at St. John’s Church, Osgood, on the third Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. (except holidays). Call 812-689-6699.

Narcotics Anonymous meetings

Held in Milan on Fridays at 7 p.m. Located at the St. Paul Lutheran Church, 7124 N. SR 101 in Milan.

Book Club at Osgood Public Library

Meets on the first Thursday of every month at the Osgood Public Library at 6 p.m. Call the library at 812-689-4011 for information on the book to be discussed at the next meeting and to reserve a copy.

Close Connections support program
Supporting those who have experienced the loss of a loved one will be held on the second Monday of each month. Call Kari Ann Rennekamp at 812-933-3741.

Alzheimer’s Support Group
Meets at 6 p.m. on the second Tuesday of every month at Milan Library; and the third Tuesday of every month at Dearborn County Hospital, Ohio Room, second floor with Support Group Leader Karen Brandt. Call 1-888-422-2691.

Reformers Unanimous addictions program
Meets every Friday 7-9 p.m. at Hope Baptist Church located at 15593 US Hwy 50, Dillsboro. For info or free ride call 812-655-3387.

Open Arms grief support meetings
Meets every Tuesday at First Baptist Church, Milan, at 6 p.m. Call 812-654-3642.

Ripley Co. Prevent Child Abuse meetings
Meets the third Thursday of the month at 10 a.m. at the Purdue Extension office in Osgood.

Alcoholics Anonymous meetings

Alcoholics Anonymous meets every Monday night at Osgood First Baptist Church located at 124 North Sycamore St., Osgood, at 7:30 p.m., and Wednesday nights at New Marion Baptist Church in New Marion.

Need help with a drinking problem?
Call 812-363-5201.

Alanon meeting
The group meets on Mondays from 7:30 – 8:30 p.m. at the Osgood First Baptist Church located at 124 N. Sycamore St., Osgood. For more information call Glenda at 812-926-3960 or Pat at 812-744-3252.

Milan VFW Post #6234 meetings

Meets the third Thursday of each month of the post, 7 p.m.

Fishes and Loaves Food Pantry open

Open the second and fourth Monday every month from 10 – 11 a.m. and 4 – 5 p.m. at the Delaware Twp. Building. Call 812-584-3546.

Grief care support group

Grief support will be offered this Spring through Dearborn County Hospital Home Health & Hospice. The group will meet in the Ohio Room at the hospital from 10 – 11:30 a.m. on eight consecutive Mondays from April 3 to May 22. For more information or to register call Mrs. Allen at 812-537-8259 or 800-676-5572 ext. 8259, or email

Concerned about heroin use?
Narcan is free to anyone who wants to potentially help save a life. Call and speak with Paul at 812-932-4515. S.E. Indiana Health Center, 920 County Line Rd., Batesville.

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