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The Versailles Republican

January 29, 2015 • Coming Events

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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.

January 30

YMCA community ‘Family Fun Night’
The S.E. Indiana YMCA would like to invite the community to “Silly Safaris” Family Fun Night on Friday, Jan. 30, from 6:30-7:45 p.m. Enjoy this LIVE animal show featuring the perfect blend of fact and fun. The event is free. Please RSVP to the member service desk by calling 812-934-6006.

January 31

Milan Library tech talk
The Milan Library will hold “Talk with Ralph” on Saturday, Jan. 31, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Did you get a Kindle, Nook, iPad or tablet for Christmas? Are you left with a lot of questions? Come to the library and ask Ralph. No appointment is necessary.

February 6

First Friday event in Vevay
The Switzerland County Tourism will host a “Lovin’ Life’ game during the February 6 Vevay’s First Friday. The event will take place from 6-9 p.m. at the Visitor’s Center at 128 West Main Street in Vevay. Along with the game, youths can pick up free balloons and create a make-it, take-it flower from tissue paper (while supplies last). For more information visit, Switzerland County Tourism–Vevay Facebook page, call 812-427-3237 or email

St. Jacob’s fish fry
St. Jacob’s UCC in Blue Creek will have a fish fry on Friday Feb. 6, from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Freewill offering, everyone welcome and carry-outs are available.

February 7

Farmers Mutual Insurance meeting
The Local Farmers Mutual Fire and Lightning Insurance Company will hold their annual meeting on Saturday, Feb. 7 at 10 o’clock. The meeting will be held at the Osgood Town Hall.

February 8

Friendship Vol. Fire Dept. dinner
The Friendship Vol. Fire Dept. will have a ham and potatoes dinner on Sunday, Feb. 8, at the firehouse in Friendship. Breakfast will be served from 8 – 11 a.m. and dinner will be served from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m.

February 9

Napoleon community blood drive
There will be a community blood drive in Napoleon at St. Maurice’s Parish Hall on Monday, Feb. 9, from 1 – 6:30 p.m. Donors must be in good health, at least 17 years old, over 110 pounds and bring a picture ID. Appointments are preferred but walk-ins are welcome. For more information or to schedule an appointment, call Arlene at 812-852-4394 or visit the donation website at

Ongoing Events

South Ripley Sunshine Society food pantry

The South Ripley Sunshine Society “Raid R Pantry” food pantry will be open from 3:30 to 5 p.m. on the first Thursday of the month from February until May as follows: February 5, March 5, April 2 and May 7.

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 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

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

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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