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December 18, 2014 • Coming Events
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December 18

Christmas storytime at Milan Library
Join the Milan Branch Library for Christmas stories, songs and a craft on Thursday, Dec. 18, at 4 p.m. Storytime is for ages 2-10. Registration is requested but not required. For more information contact the Milan Branch Library at 812-654-1963 or email lluckhaupt@osgoodlibrary.org.

December 19

Santa at the YMCA
There will be family fun with Santa at the S.E. Indiana YMCA on Friday, Dec. 19, from 4-6:30 p.m. Santa will visit from 4-6 p.m. Bring your camera! The event is open to the community. Please RSVP to the member service desk by calling 812-934-6006. The YMCA is located at 30 State Road 129 in Batesville.

December 21

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Olean worship service
St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Olean will have a worship service with holy communion at 8 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 21. Everyone is welcome.

Live nativity at Shelby Christian Church
There will be a live nativity at Shelby Christian Church (located south of Versailles) on Sunday, Dec. 21 with the children’s program at 6 p.m.

Performer at Adams Lutheran Church
Adams Lutheran Church is proud to announce that Jean Watson will be performing and sharing her message on Sunday, Dec. 21, at 10 a.m. at the church. Adams Lutheran Church is located at 9762 N. Adams Church Road, south of Batesville. Everyone is welcome.

December 22

Santa to visit Osgood
Santa will be at the Osgood Fire Department on Monday, Dec. 22, at 7 p.m.

December 24

Tyson United Methodist Church Christmas Eve service

The Tyson United Methodist Church will have Christmas Eve service on Wednesday, Dec. 24 at 7 p.m.

Christmas Eve at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Olean

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Olean will have a Children’s Christmas Program on Wednesday, Dec. 24, at 7 p.m. There will be carols and candles with Christmas Eve service and holy communion held at 11 p.m. Everyone is welcome.

December 25

St. John’s Catholic Church in Osgood Christmas dinner
St. John’s Catholic Church in Osgood will be hosting the 30th Annual Community Christmas Dinner on Thursday, Dec. 25. Anyone who is alone or in need of a meal on Christmas Day is welcome to join us in the parish hall between 11:30 a.m. and noon or we can have a meal delivered to your home. To place your name on the list, please call Keri Johnson at 812-689-3322.

December 28

St. Paul’s in Olean worship service
St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Olean will have a worship service with holy communion on Sunday, Dec. 28, at 8 a.m. Everyone is welcome.

December 31

Newly elected officials to take office
Swearing in of Ripley County’s newly elected officials will take place on Wednesday, Dec. 31, at 1:30 p.m. at the Ripley County Courthouse Annex in Versailles.


Ongoing Events

Lyme Disease support group
Sharing ideas in managing your life around chronic Lyme Disease. Meetings are held the second Tuesday of each month from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Meadow Park Apartments Recreation Room in Napoleon. For more information, call Connie Kelley at 812-209-8838.

Milan Beautification meetings
The Milan Beautification committee will not hold meetings beginning in November. The meetings will resume in March.

Milan Library Kids Book Club
The Milan Branch Library is offering a Kids Book Club for kids ages 8-12 years old. Meetings will be held on the second Thursday of each month from 4:30-5:30 p.m. For more information, contact the library at 812-654-1963 or email lluckhaupt@osgoodlibrary.org.

Osgood Library Kids Book Club
The Osgood Public Library is offering a Kids Book Club for kids ages 8-12 years old. Meetings will be held on the second Monday of each month from 5-6 p.m. For more information, contact the library at 812-689-4011 or email pmanifold@osgoodlibrary.com.

Back Door Friends of Faith distribution
A monthly non-food distribution for those in need will be held on the third Saturday at Tyson United Methodist Annex located at 107 N. Adams Street in Versailles. The distribution will be from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Back Door Friends of Faith serves anyone in the South Ripley and Jac-Cen-Del school districts. Please bring a picture I.D. for identification.

Indiana federal employees meeting
The National Active and Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) Association, Indiana Chapter 0813, has a monthly meeting at 10 a.m. on the third Tuesday of each month at the Ponderosa Steakhouse located at the corner of North Lincoln St. and Fourth St. in Greensburg. For more information call 765-629-2720.

Ripley County Amateur Radio Club
The Ripley County Amateur Radio Club meets on the fourth Monday of each month at 7 p.m. at the American Red Cross office located at 629 South Buckeye Street in Osgood. For more information, call Delbert Felix at 812-756-2470.

Ripley County Food Pantry
The Ripley County Food Pantry located at the Ripley Co. Fairground, Bldg. 16C, in Osgood, will be open on the third Monday of each month from 9-12 a.m. and 5:30-7 p.m. The mobile pantry will be open on the first Friday of each month from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., also at the fairgrounds in Osgood. For more information and how you can help, call 812-689-4427 or 812-756-2560.

Dinner club for widows
A dinner club for widows of any age will be held on the third Thursday of the month at 5 p.m. at the Crossroads Restaurant in Versailles. Everyone is welcome. For information call 812-689-6698.

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 812-689-6699 for info.

Narcotics Anonymous meetings
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 in Milan.

Book Club at 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 812-689-4011 for information on the book to be discussed at the next meeting and to reserve a copy.

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.

Close Connections support program

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.

Alzheimer’s Support Group of SE Indiana
Alzheimer’s Support Group 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, second floor with Support Group Leader Karen Brandt. For information call 1-888-422-2691.

Circle of Love grief recovery 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 812-689-6376, Lisa 812-689-4663, or Marlene 812-689-7359.

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 grief support meetings
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 812-654-3642.

Ripley Co. Prevent Child Abuse meetings
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 meetings
Alcoholics Anonymous and Alanon fellowships meet weekly at St. John’s Catholic Church in Osgood on Mondays at 7:30 p.m. Call 812-689-6758 or 812-689-4385 for more information.

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

Fishes and Loaves Food Pantry open
Fishes and Loaves Food Pantry is open on Thursday 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.

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