April 21

S.E. Indiana Right to Life meeting
The S.E. Indiana Right to Life will meet Monday, April 21, at 7 p.m. at the Church of Christ on Jarvis Drive in Versailles. The business meeting will be followed by an educational discussion and fellowship. Everyone is welcome.

Osgood Library Storytime
Join the Osgood Public Library to celebrate the planet for an Earth Day Storytime on Monday, April 21. Storytimes are for ages 2-10. For more information, contact the Osgood Library at 812-689-4011.

Free Depression Recovery Program
There will be a free information session on a Depression Recovery Program Monday, April 21, from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Versailles Lion’s Club Building located at 202 W. First North Street in Versailles. For more information, call Leanne at 812-599-0246. Can’t make it? Call Leanne or plan to attend during one of the convenient times on Thursday, April 24.

April 23

Red Cross/Hoxworth blood drive
There will be a Red Cross/Hoxworth blood drive on Wednesday, April 23, from 12:30-6:30 p.m. The drive will take place at the Southeast Chapter, Red Cross, located at 629 S. Buckeye Street in Osgood. Walk-ins are accepted. To schedule a time, call 812-689-6308.

April 24

St. Peter’s UMC coffee social/dinner
St. Peter’s United Church of Christ in Osgood will hold a coffee social with a full menu on Thursday, April 24, from 4:30-6:30 p.m. The church is located at the corner of W. County Rd. 700 N and Finks Rd. Everyone is welcome. Freewill offering.

Milan Library Storytime
Join the Milan Branch Library to celebrate the planet with Earth Day Storytime on Thursday, April 24. Storytimes are for ages 2-10. For more information, contact the Milan Library at 812-654-1963.

Free Depression Recovery Program
There will be free information sessions on a Depression Recovery Program Thursday, April 24. Attend a convenient time at 10 a.m. or 6 p.m. The event takes place at the Versailles Lion’s Club Building located at 202 W. First North Street in Versailles. For more information, call Leanne at 812-599-0246.

April 25-27

NMLRA 8th Annual Women’s Shoot
National Muzzle Loading Rifle Association will hold its 8th Annual Women’s Shoot from Friday, April 25 through Sunday, April 27 at the range located at State Road 62 in Friendship. Regular charge applies. For more information, contact the NMLRA at 812-667-5131 or visit www.nmlra.org.

April 25

S.E. YMCA Healthy Kids Day
The Southeastern Indiana YMCA in Batesville will host the annual Healthy Kids Day on Friday, April 25, from 5:30-7 p.m. The event is free to everyone in the community. The YMCA is located at 30 State Road 129 South in Batesville. For more information, visit www.siymca.org or call 812-934-6006.

April 26

Ripley Co. Homemakers plan luncheon
Ripley County Homemakers invite current members, guests and former homemaker club members to a special salad and dessert luncheon on Saturday, April 26, at St. Peters UCC on Finks Road (near Osgood and Napoleon) from 11 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. Doors open at 10:30 a.m. There is no charge. For more information, call Theresa Holbert at 812-934-2276 or the extension office at 812-689-6511.

Delaware UMC chicken dinner
Delaware United Methodist Church will hold a home-cooked chicken dinner with all the fixings on Saturday, April 26, from 4:30-6:30 p.m., at the Delaware Community Building. Carry-outs available. Everyone welcome.

Dillsboro Craft show and book sale
The Dillsboro Civic Center will hold a craft show and book sale on Saturday, April 26, from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m., at the Civic Center located at 9824 Central Ave. in Dillsboro. Proceeds benefit Relay for Life.

Hopewell Baptist ‘Women of Faith’ event
The Hopewell Baptist Church located in Holton will host a mini Women of Faith event “Seasons of Change” with Sarah Scharbrough on Saturday, April 26. Tickets are available at all Napoleon State Bank locations. For more information visit Hopewell Baptist Church on Facebook or call 812-689-3348 or Lori Samples at 812-689-3391.

St. Maurice smorgasbord
St. Maurice Catholic Church in Napoleon will host a smorgasbord on Saturday, April 26, from 4-7:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome.

April 27

Milan UMC Italian dinner
The Milan United Methodist Church will host its 8th annual Italian dinner of spaghetti and meatballs on Sunday, April 27, from 5-7 p.m.

April 29

‘Education That Works!’ seminar
The Southeastern Career Center in Versailles will host Education That Works! seminar on Tuesday, April 29. Welcome and refreshments are scheduled for 12:30 p.m. and Turn Key Platforms–Start Ups begins at 1:20 p.m. The Southeastern Career Center is located on U.S. 50 in Versailles. The event is sponsored by the Industry Partnerships for Community Development: Ripley County Community Foundation, Dearborn County Community Foundation, Ec015, Crum Trucking, Cummins, and the Southeastern Career Center.

May 1

St. John’s in Napoleon coffee social
St. John’s Lutheran Church of Napoleon will have their monthly coffee social and dinner on Thursday, May 1. Serving starts at 4:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome.

May 3

Delaware Vol. Fire Dept. fish fry
The Delaware Community Vol. Fire Dept. will host an open house and fish fry on Saturday, May 3, from 4-7 p.m. Carry-outs are available. The event takes place at 5452 N. State Road 129 in Delaware just north of the intersection of State Road 129 and State Road 350.


Ongoing Events

S.E. YMCA membership drive
The Southeastern Indiana YMCA is having a membership drive in April in conjunction with the Feinstein Challenge. Donate 10 nonperishable food items and there is no joiners fee. The Feinstein Challenge will match all of the food items donated.

Back Door Friends in Faith distribution
Back Door Friends in Faith is an outreach program of Tyson United Methodist Church. On the third Saturday of each month, residents from the South Ripley and Jac-Cen-Del school districts are invited to come and receive needed household items that cannot be obtained through the food stamp program. First time participants must bring a photo ID and proof of address. All items are free. Anyone wishing to donate items for distribution can drop off donations at the Annex, 107 N. Adams St. in Versailles, or on the parsonage front porch located at 322 Tyson St. in Versailles. For more information, call 812-689-6976.

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 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 689-6699 for info.

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 in 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 689-4011 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.

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.

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 the public. Contact Delbert for more info at 689-3161.

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” 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 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 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 meetings
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 meetings
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.