Osgood Library ‘Tech Talk’
The Osgood Public Library will feature a Tech Talk with Ralph Hochstetler on Thursday, March 6, from 4-5:30 p.m. Bring your tech questions and Ralph will spend a few minutes with you on an individual basis. Just drop in the library between 4 and 5:30 p.m.
Batesville Regional Fine Arts Fair
The Ripley County Tourism Bureau will host the 4th annual art show celebrating Southeastern Indiana artisans at RomWeber Marketplace located at 7 South Eastern Avenue in Batesville. A special preview night sponsored by the Rural Alliance for the Arts will take place on Friday from 7-9 p.m. with a free show on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Artists may register at www.romwebermarketplace.com, Ripley County Tourism Bureau at 888-747-5394 or email email@example.com, or by calling Mary Ellen Rippe at 513-519-9936 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Knights of Columbus chili supper
The Knights of Columbus will hold a chili supper on Saturday, March 8, from 4:30-7 p.m. at St. John’s Catholic Church Parish Hall.
Church on the Rock welcomes evangelists
The Church on the Rock in Batesville welcomes international evangelists Rev. Michael and Linda Livengood during five services from Sunday, March 9 through Wednesday, March 12. The Livengoods will lead the services at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. on March 9 and again at 6:30 p.m. nightly March 10-12. The public is welcome. There is no cost. Church on the Rock is located at 407 N. Township Line Rd. For more information, call the church at 812-934-5192.
Napoleon 4-H Club to hold drug awareness
The Napoleon 4-H Club extends an invitation to all 4-H clubs and the public to their meeting on Sunday, March 9, at 2 p.m., located at the Napoleon Community Center. A special guest will present awareness on methamphetamine (meth).
Golden Gate Community Choir
The Golden Gate Community Choir will hold its first practice on Sunday, March 9, at 2 p.m. at the Osgood Methodist Church. This year’s cantata is “Amazing Grace.” Anyone interested in singing in this ecumenical choir is welcome to participate. There are no tryouts.
Osgood UMC spaghetti dinner
The Osgood United Methodist Church will hold a spaghetti dinner on Sunday, March 9, from 11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. Freewill offering. Carry-outs are available.
St. Paul’s in Olean Eucharistic Service
St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Olean will have a Eucharistic Service on Sunday, March 9, at 8 a.m. Everyone is welcome.
Margaret Ann Smith at Bethany Baptist
Bethany Baptist Church in Osgood will host Margaret Ann Smith on Sunday, March 9, at 10:30 a.m. The church is located at 328 S. Sycamore Street in Osgood. Everyone is welcome.
Osgood Library St. Patrick’s Day
Join the Osgood Library on Monday, March 10, at 4 p.m. for a St. Patrick’s Day Storytime. Enjoy St. Patrick’s Day stories, treats and a Leprechaun craft. Storytimes are for ages 2-12. For more information, contact the Osgood Public Library at 812-689-4011.
Ripley County Democrats meeting
The Ripley County Democrats will meet on Tuesday, March 11, at The Reservation in Milan located at the intersection of 350 and 101. Dinner will be served at 6 p.m. with the meeting following at 7 p.m.
St. Paul’s in Olean Lenten Service
St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Olean will hold a Lenten Service at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 12. Everyone is welcome.
Milan Library St. Patrick’s Day
Join the Osgood Library on Thursday, March 13, at 4 p.m. for a St. Patrick’s Day Storytime. Enjoy St. Patrick’s Day stories, treats and a Leprechaun craft. Storytimes are for ages 2-12. For more information, contact the Milan Branch Library at 812-654-1963.
March 14-28 / April 11
Knights of Columbus Friday fish fry
The Knights of Columbus Council #8487 will host a fish fry on Fridays from March 14-28 and on April 11 from 4-7:30 p.m. at St. John’s Church in Osgood.
Girls’ basketball camp
On a Mission: Hoops on Fire, fifth through eighth grade girls’ basketball camp, will be held March 14-16 at Milan High School. To register and for more information contact Kelly Stutler at 812-584-1196 or email email@example.com or visit https://www.facebook.com/hoopsmission2014.
The Rusty Griswolds to perform
Cincinnati rock band The Rusty Griswolds will perform ’80s tunes on Friday, March 14, 7:30 p.m., at Walhill Farm in Batesville. Walhill Farm is located at 857 Six Pine Ranch Road. For more information, contact the Rural Alliance for the Arts at 812-933-0355 or visit www.ruralalliancearts.com.
Back Door Friends in Faith distribution
Anyone in the Jac-Cen-Del or South Ripley school districts needing household goods not available with food stamps is invited to visit the Tyson United Methodist Church annex on Saturday, March 15. If this is the first visit, bring a picture ID and address verification. The distribution will take place from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at 107 N. Adams St. in Versailles. For more information, call 812-689-6976.
Cross Plains Church of Christ revival
Cross Plains Church of Christ will hold their spring revival March 16-21. Evangelist Linwood Smith will be preaching at 7 p.m. Special music at 6:30 p.m. The church is located south of Cross Plains on SR 62.
Sunman Legion #337 birthday bash dinner
The Sunman Legion #337 will hold a birthday bash and roast beef dinner on Sunday, March 16 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The public is invited.
St. Paul’s in Olean Eucharistic Service
St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Olean will hold a Eucharistic Service on Sunday, March 16, at 8 a.m. Everyone is welcome.
Milan Vol. Fire Dept. dinner
The Milan Volunteer Fire Department will hold a chicken dinner on Sunday, March 16, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dine in or carry out.
S.E. Indiana Right to Life meeting
The S.E. Indiana Right to Life will meet on Monday, March 17, at 7 p.m., at the Church of Christ on Jarvis Drive in Versailles. The business meeting will be followed by a time of educational discussion and fellowship. Everyone is welcome to attend.
Tyson United Methodist benefit dinner
The Tyson United Methodist Church will be sponsoring a benefit dinner on Tuesday, March 18, from 4-6 p.m. in the fellowship hall. This will be a freewill offering event. Everyone is welcome. The fellowship hall is located at Tyson UMC on Tyson Street across from the library in Versailles.
St. Paul’s in Olean Lenten Service
St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Olean will hold a Lenten Service on Wednesday, March 19, at 7 p.m. Everyone is welcome.
St. Peter’s in Osgood supper
St. Peter’s United Church of Christ will be having a soup supper on Thursday, March 20, from 4:30-6:30 p.m. The church is located at the corner of W. County Rd. 700N and Finks Rd. All are welcome. Freewill offering
New Marion Baptist Church pasta night
The New Marion Baptist Church will hold a pasta night and silent auction on Saturday, March 22, beginning at 6 p.m. Freewill offering for supper.
Dearborn Highland Arts Council concert
The Dearborn Highland Arts Council invites the public for an afternoon of four-part harmony with the Infusion Quartet and Forte on Saturday, March 22, at 2 p.m. in the Depot Room of the Lawrenceburg Public Library. Admission is free.
Toddler/preschool story time at Tyson
Toddler/preschool story time at Tyson Library located in Versailles will run through Monday, March 31. Pick up reading logs at the library to record progress for prizes. For more information, call 812-689-5894.
Grades K-6 reading at Tyson
Grades K-6 independent reading program at Tyson Library located in Versailles will run through Monday, April 14. Pick up reading logs at the library to record progress for prizes. For more information, call 812-689-5894.
JCD artwork at Osgood Library
The Osgood Library is currently displaying artwork created by Jac-Cen-Del kindergartners. For more information, contact the Osgood Library at 812-689-4011.
Moores Hill Food Pantry
The Moores Hill Food Pantry has moved to a larger space. 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
The Cross Eyed Riders will meet the first Friday of every month at 7 p.m. for food and fellowship at The Gathering Place, 1932 Jamison Road in Bright, Ind. For more information, call 513-218-9707 or 513-574-6550, or e-mail Crosseyedrider@aol.com.
Knights of Columbus Council 8487 meeting
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 (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.
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.
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, 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.