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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.


Dec. 17


Tyson United Methodist Church Cantata
The choir at Tyson UMC, under the guidance of Gary and Patsy Holdsworth, invites the community to join in a celebration of this most joyous gift this holiday season. A performance of the cantata, “Comfort and Joy” will be shared on Sunday, December 17. at 10:30 a.m. The church is located at 322 Tyson St., Versailles.

Dec. 24


Candlelight Celebration at Tyson UMC
Please join the Tyson United Methodist Church in a Candlelight Celebration of the birth of the Christ Child. Service will begin at 7 p.m. in the sanctuary. The church is located at 324 Tyson Street, Versailles.

Dec. 25

Community Christmas Dinner
Ripley County Community Christmas dinner, Monday, Dec. 25 hosted by the St. John’s Catholic Church in Osgood will once again serve those in need of a meal on Christmas day. To place your name on the list, please call Keri Johnson at 812-689-3322. The deadline to order a meal is Dec. 18 at 5 p.m. You may have the meals delivered or dine in the hall with others.

Dec. 26

Milan Food Pantry to be closed

The Milan Food Pantry will be closed on December 26. They will reopen January 2, 2018.

Jan. 8

Beginners crochet class

The Tyson Library will hold a beginners class for crocheting. This is a four class project. There is a fee for this class. The fee includes one crochet hook, yarn and a free scarf pattern. Call 812-689-5894 to sign up or for more information.

Jan. 10

Sunman Park board

The Sunman Park Board will meet for their annual meeting on Wednesday, January 10 at 6 p.m. in the town hall.

Jan. 13

Photography class at Tyson Library

The Tyson Library will hold a photography class with Clint and Christanna Giltner on January 13 from 10-12 p.m. Learn the basics of photography. Call 812-689-5894 to sign up or for more information.


Ongoing Events

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.

Griefshare
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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