Friendship Village Christmas Walk
The Friendship Village Association will hold a Christmas Walk from 5-10 p.m. in Friendship. There will be a bonfire, chili, bake sales, live music, live nativity, lights, luminaries, street vendors with homemade candy and crafts, and Santa will make an appearance. There is no admission charge. For more information, call Janice Wittich at 812-667-7617.
Tyson Library cookie party
The Tyson Library located in Versailles is holding a cookie party on Saturday, Dec. 7, for any child who has participated in the toddler/preschool independent reading program. Sign up at the library. For more information, contact the library at 812-689-5894.
Milan Main Street Christmas Parade
The Milan Main Street Christmas Parade will be held on Saturday, Dec. 7. The parade forms at the Daren Baker Park at 9 a.m. and begins at 10 a.m. Meet Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus at The Reservation at 10:30 a.m. Parade entries call 812-654-3912. Sponsored by the Milan Main Street, UCB, Tom Tepe, and Whitewater Motors.
New Marion Baptist soup and bake sale
The New Marion Baptist Church will have its annual soup and bake sale on Saturday, Dec. 7, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Carry-outs are available.
Come hear Tony Holt & The Wildwood Valley Boys and others at the Milan VFW Hall. Purchase advanced tickets at Milan VFW, Milan Legion, or The Reservation. Children under 12 are free. The event starts at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call Tony Holt at 812-654-3778.
Woodsmen Quartet to perform
The Woodsmen Quartet will be at Bethany Baptist Church in Osgood on Saturday, Dec. 7, at 6 p.m.
Ripley County Annual Christmas Walk
The Ripley County Parks Christmas Walk will be held at the Ripley County Fairgrounds 525 West Beech St. in Osgood on Saturday, Dec. 7, and Sunday, Dec. 8, from 6-8 p.m. There will be free carriage rides, bake sales, lights, and a visit from Santa. There is no charge for admission. For more information, call Shanna Joseph at 812-689-6535, e-mail email@example.com or visit www.ripleycounty.com/parks.
Friendship Vol. Fire Dept. breakfast/dinner
The Friendship Vol. Fire Dept. will have a breakfast and roast pork and dressing dinner on Sunday, Dec. 8. Breakfast is served from 8-10 a.m. and dinner is served from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m.
Milan First Baptist Christmas Cantata
The First Baptist Church of Milan will present a Christmas Cantata titled “There’s Something About That Name” on Sunday, Dec. 8, at 5 p.m. The annual turkey supper will be served immediately following. Everyone is welcome.
St. Paul’s in Olean Eucharistic Service
The St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Olean will have a Eucharistic Service at 8 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 8.
Alzheimer’s Support Group of S.E. Indiana
The Alzheimer’s Support Group of Southeastern Indiana will hold a meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 10, at 6 p.m., at the Milan Branch Library.
Tyson Library hosts Work One walk-in
The Tyson Library located in Versailles will host a representative from Work One on Wednesday, Dec. 11, from 10 a.m. until noon for walk-in clients. Find answers to job search questions as well as other programs offered at Work One. For more information, contact the library at 812-689-5894.
Moores Hill Food Pantry at new location
The Moores Hill Food Pantry will be open to give out food on Saturday, Dec. 14, between 10 a.m. and noon. There will also be an open house at which time Christmas food will be given out to pantry clients only on a first come, first serve basis. No toys will be given out this year. The new pantry is located behind the Moores Hill Methodist Church on South Manchester in the gray building behind the recycling bins. For emergencies, call Kim at 513-305-7285.
Milan Bluegrass show
There will be a bluegrass show on Saturday, Dec. 14, at 6:30 p.m. The show will be held at the Milan V.F.W. and feature The Grascals, Tony Holt & The Wildwood Valley Boys, and Kyle Ramey Band. Advance tickets are $18.00, at the door $20.00, and children under 12 are free. Advance tickets are available at Milan V.F.W., Milan Legion, The Reservation, or by calling 812-654-3778.
Back Door Friends in Faith
Back Door Friends in Faith, a ministry provided by Tyson United Methodist Church, will provide items not allowed for purchase by the food stamp program to local families. We will have paper products, cleaning supplies and personal items available for distribution one day each month. The next distribution date is Saturday, Dec. 16, from 9:30-10:30 a.m. The distribution will take place at the Tyson UMC Annex at 107 N. Adams St. in Versailles.
Moores Hill Food Pantry distribution
The Moores Hill Food Pantry will be open to give out food on Tuesday, Dec. 17, from 6-9 p.m., at the new location. The new pantry is located behind the Moores Hill Methodist Church on South Manchester in the gray building behind the recycling bins. For emergencies, call Kim at 513-305-7285.
Alzheimer’s Support Group of S.E. Indiana
The Alzheimer’s Support Group of Southeastern Indiana will hold a meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 17, at 7 p.m., at Dearborn County Hospital Ohio Room on the second floor. Support group leader is Karen Brandt.
Milan beautification postpones meetings
The Milan Beautification group will postpone meetings until March 2014.
Moores Hill Food Pantry closed in November
The Moores Hill Food Pantry is moving to a larger space. Because of the move, the pantry will be closed for the month of November. The pantry will open on Dec. 14 at the new location. The new pantry site is behind the Moores Hill Methodist Church on South Manchester in the gray building behind the recycling bins. For emergencies, call Kim at 513-305-7285 and leave a message.
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.
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.
Overeaters anonymous meeting
Overeaters Anonymous meets every Monday in the conference room at the Lawrenceburg Community Center, 423 Walnut Street, Lawrenceburg, beginning at 7 p.m. No dues, fees or weigh-ins. Everyone is welcome!
Christian Motorcyclists Association
Christian Motorcyclists Association meets the first Friday of every month at 7 p.m. for food and fellowship, at Skyline Chili, Lawrenceburg. Call 812-654-3713 or 513-218-9707 for directions or other information.
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.
AA meeting to be held every Wednesday
Alcoholics Anonymous will meet every Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. at St. Magdalene Catholic Church in New Marion.
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, 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 (breastfeeding 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.
Southeastern Indiana Woodturners
On the second and fourth Monday of each month from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. the Southeastern Indiana Woodturners will meet in Holton for their “Learn to Turn.” Men and women of all ages and skill levels are welcome. There is great selection of free wood stock and enough lathes to let everyone get hands-on experience. Contact Gerald Williams at 812-689-6545 for more info.
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.
Moores Hill Food Pantry
The Moores Hill Food Pantry located in the Moores Hill Baptist Church is now open 6-9 p.m. every second and fourth Tuesday of the month. Pantry will be closed if schools are closed due to weather. Please help support the pantry and your local business.
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, 2nd floor with Support Group Leader Karen Brandt. For information call 1-888-422-2691.
St. John's Lutheran Church
St. John's Lutheran Church, Hubbell’s Corner, is saving aluminum cans for the Sunman Food Pantry.
"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.
The Milan Beautification group will meet the fourth Thursday of every month at 7 p.m. at Ripley Crossing.
Euchre card game
A Euchre card game will be held on the second Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. The game will be held at the Community Building in Holton and is open to the public.