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March 8, 2018 • 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.

March 8

March Sunman Park Workshop
The March Workshop at Sunman Park AB Campbell building will be held on March 8 at 6:30 p.m. The Southeast Beekeepers Assn. will present The Cost of Beekeeping. Workshops are free to the public.

March 8-10

Batesville Library used book sale
The Friends of the Batesville Memorial Public Library is having a used book and media sale March 8-10. Items will be sold from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day at the library annex building located at 10 W. Boehringer Street. Prices are $1 for hardbacks, CDs and DVDs, 50 cents for paperbacks, and children’s books are 25 cents. The $2 bag special sale starts on Saturday, March 10 at 3 p.m.

March 10

Women’s Self-Defense Class at YMCA
A women’s self-defense class will be held at the Southeastern Indiana YMCA on Saturday, March 10 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Learn the basic skills necessary to protect yourself by fighting back the S.A.F.E. way. Please RSVP by calling the YMCA. Free to the community. The YMCA is located at 30 State Road 129 South in Batesville.

Photography Workshop at Tyson Library
A photography workshop with Clint and Chrisanna Giltner will be held March 10 at Tyson Library from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. The workshop will include a question/answer session, then outside for picture taking. Instruction on how to take better pictures with your camera of choice...even your phone! Call 812-689-5894 to sign up or for more information.

March 11

Friendship Fire Dept. dinner
The Friendship Volunteer Fire Dept. will host a turkey and dressing dinner at the firehouse on Sunday, March 11. Breakfast will be served from 8-10 a.m. and dinner will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Milan Fire Dept. chicken dinner

The Milan Volunteer Fire Department will be having a chicken dinner on Sunday, March 11 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Carryouts will also be available. Everyone is welcome.

March 13

Ripley County Democrats to meet
The Ripley County Democrats will meet Tuesday, March 13 at Dramanns’ Campground near Osgood (turn east on Eckert Street between UCB and Encore Insurance). Catered meal will be served at 6 p.m. Meeting starts at 7 p.m. Interested Democrats are invited and encouraged to attend.

March 15

Vincennes University College Fair
The Vincennes University VU2U College Fair will be held at the Southeastern Career Center on Thursday, March 15 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Come learn more about admissions, financial aid, parent and family services and academic colleges. Contact Karen O’Neal, VU Liaison at SCC at 812-689-5253 x247 for more info.

March 17

Easter Egg Hunt at Solid Rock
The Second Annual Easter Egg Hunt will be held March 17 at the Solid Rock Bible Fellowship Church in Napoleon. Join us for breakfast at 9 a.m. with the egg hunt beginning around 10 a.m. For more info call 812-852-2172.

Easter Egg Hunt at Tyson Library
A giant Easter egg hunt will be held at Tyson Library on March 17 at 11 a.m. The kids will hear a story, make a bunny craft bag to collect the eggs and then outside (weather permitting) for the hunt. No worries if it’s raining, we’ll simply move the hunt inside. Call 812-689-5894 to sign up or for more information.

March 24

Spanish class at Tyson Library
A Spanish class will be held at Tyson Library on March 24 at 10:30 a.m. This is a beginning Spanish class to learn a new language. Call 812-689-5894 to sign up or for more information.

March 31

Chamber of Commerce Easter Egg Hunt
The Ripley County Chamber of Commerce’s 24th Annual Easter Egg Hunt will be held Saturday, March 31 at the Versailles State Park at 11 a.m. There will be 5,000 eggs filled with candy, toys and prizes. For ages up to 10 years old.

Ongoing Events

Golden Gate Community Choir practice
The Golden Gate Community Choir will be practicing at the Osgood United Methodist Church every Sunday at 2 p.m. beginning January 21. The Easter Cantata will be Palm Sunday, March 25, at 7 p.m. at the Damm Theatre in Osgood.

Circle of Love grief recovery meetings
Held the second Tuesday monthly, 7-8 p.m. at the Hopewell Baptist Church, 2319N CR 850W, Holton. Call Gail 812-689-6376, Lisa 812-689-4663, or Marlene 812-689-7359.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 for individuals with addictions or substance abuse issues will be offered on the third Wednesday of the month at Better Options 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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