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Please submit news for Activities to diane.raver@batesvilleheraldtribune.com. Submissions may also be made in person, by fax at 812-934-6406 or by mail at 475 N. Huntersville Road, Batesville, IN 47006. Email is preferred.

THURSDAY, JUNE 25

Church on Fire will have its summer food truck with free food and pantry items for everyone present June 25, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Sunman Community Park. 

The Batesville Water & Gas Utility meeting is June 25, noon, Memorial Building Council Chambers. 

Batesville Memorial Public Library trustees will meet June 25, 5 p.m., library. Info: 812-934-4706.

THURSDAY, JULY 2

Church on Fire will have its summer food truck with free food and pantry items for everyone present July 2, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Sunman Community Park. 

TUESDAY, JULY 7

As part of the Batesville Memorial Public Library's Summer Reading Program, Silly Safaris will be presented July 7, 11 a.m.-noon and 1-2 p.m., Liberty Park pavilion. RSVPs required: ebatesville.com/srp

WEDNESDAY, JULY 8

As part of the Batesville Memorial Public Library's Summer Reading Program, Insect Investigator with Denean Williams will be presented July 8, 10 a.m., Brum Woods. 

Local author Larry Reidy will sign copies of his book, "My Quest for Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness From 1939-2019," which will be available for purchase, July 8, 3-5 p.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library. 

THURSDAY, JULY 9

Church on Fire will have its summer food truck with free food and pantry items for everyone present July 9, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Sunman Community Park. 

THURSDAY, JULY 16

Church on Fire will have its summer food truck with free food and pantry items for everyone present July 16, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Sunman Community Park. 

SATURDAY, JULY 18

The Oldenburg Franciscan Center will present Fairy Tales: Patterns in our Lives July 18, 9:30 a.m.-noon, by Zoom. Cost: $25-$40. Info and to register: www.oldenburgfranciscancenter.org/ or 812-933-6437.

SUNDAY, JULY 19

The Oldenburg Franciscan Center will present Coffee Talk: Exploring Spirituality Today July 19, 10:45 a.m.-noon, by Zoom. Info and to register: www.oldenburgfranciscancenter.org/ or 812-933-6437.

TUESDAY, JULY 21

As part of the Batesville Memorial Public Library's Summer Reading Program, Professor Steve's Science of Magic will be presented July 21, 2-3 p.m., Liberty Park pavilion. RSVPs required: ebatesville.com/srp. That evening, at dusk, a family movie will be shown there. 

THURSDAY, JULY 23

Church on Fire will have its summer food truck with free food and pantry items for everyone present July 23, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Sunman Community Park.  

FRIDAY, JULY 24

The Batesville Athletic Boosters 32nd annual Bulldog Open golf tournament is July 24, Hillcrest Country Club, Batesville. The four-person scramble starts at 11 a.m. Info and to sign up: Wendy Meyer, wendy@southeastern-in.com or Bertha Hazelwood, bhazelwood@batesville.k12.in.us.

TUESDAY, JULY 28

As part of the Batesville Memorial Public Library's Summer Reading Program, an end-of-summer pool party is July 28, 5-7 p.m., Batesville Memorial Pool. 

THURSDAY, JULY 30

Church on Fire will have its summer food truck with free food and pantry items for everyone present July 30, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Sunman Community Park.  

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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 24

Batesville Quiltmakers, a group that provides an opportunity for members to meet with other quilters to share ideas, learn new techniques and find inspiration, meets the fourth Wednesday, including June 24, 9:30 a.m., St. John’s United Church of Christ, Huntersville. Info: Gail Miller, 812-216-7020.

"Remember When ... Storytime," a monthly adult storytelling program, is June 24, 2 p.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library meeting room. Guests are invited to tell true stories or just listen.

FRIDAY, JULY 3

The Batesville Beautification League will meet July 3, noon, The Sherman.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 22

Franklin County residents 55 and up may get free food at the Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana Senior Mobile Pantry on the fourth Wednesday, including July 22, 10-11 a.m., Franklin County Senior Center, Franklin County Park, 11146 County Park Road, Brookville. Bring ID and bags or boxes.

"Remember When ... Storytime," a monthly adult storytelling program, is July 22, 2 p.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library meeting room. Guests are invited to tell true stories or just listen.

SATURDAY, AUG. 1

Batesville curbside pickup of large items from residents’ homes is Aug. 1 starting at 5 a.m. Acceptable items: clothing; furniture, bedsprings and mattresses; rugs and carpet pieces; rubber hose; appliances; wood, bundled 4 feet or shorter, 75 pounds maximum; insulation; cans and buckets, totally cleaned and dry; paint cans containing dried paint only. Refrigerators, air-conditioning units and freezers must have stickers showing chlorofluorocarbons were removed. Info: 812-933-6100.

TUESDAY, AUG. 4

The Batesville Knights of St. John Commandery 243 will meet Aug. 4, 7:30 p.m., Knights hall, 111 S. Vine St.

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 5

The National Active and Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) Indiana Chapter 0813 will meet Aug. 5, 11 a.m., Elks Lodge, 223 E. Third St., Rushville.

FRIDAY, AUG. 7

The Batesville Beautification League will meet Aug. 7, noon, The Sherman.

SATURDAY, AUG. 15

As part of the Batesville Memorial Public Library’s After Hours Concert Series, Wild Carrot & Their Roots Band will perform Aug. 15, 7 p.m., library’s large meeting room. Free. The concerts are co-sponsored by the Batesville Area Arts Council and Friends of the Library.

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 26

Batesville Quiltmakers, a group that provides an opportunity for members to meet with other quilters to share ideas, learn new techniques and find inspiration, meets the fourth Wednesday, including Aug. 26, 9:30 a.m., St. John’s United Church of Christ, Huntersville. Info: Gail Miller, 812-216-7020.

Franklin County residents 55 and up may get free food at the Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana Senior Mobile Pantry on the fourth Wednesday, including Aug. 26, 10-11 a.m., Franklin County Senior Center, Franklin County Park, 11146 County Park Road, Brookville. Bring ID and bags or boxes.

"Remember When ... Storytime," a monthly adult storytelling program, is Aug. 26, 2 p.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library meeting room. Guests are invited to tell true stories or just listen.

SATURDAY, AUG. 29

The Batesville Youth Football Fundraiser is Aug. 29, 5:30 p.m., Batesville Knights of Columbus hall. Tickets are $25. Attendees must be at least 21. Chicken dinner, raffles, split the pot, silent auction. Info and tickets: Megan Fitzsimmons, 260-210-1964 or mfitz4208@gmail.com.

TUESDAY, SEPT. 1

The Batesville Knights of St. John Commandery 243 will meet Sept. 1, 7:30 p.m., Knights hall, 111 S. Vine St.

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 2

The National Active and Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) Indiana Chapter 0813 will meet Sept. 2, 11 a.m., Elks Lodge, 223 E. Third St., Rushville.

FRIDAY, SEPT. 4

The Batesville Beautification League will meet Sept. 4, noon, The Sherman.

TUESDAY, SEPT. 8

A solo card party is Sept. 8, 7:30 p.m., Batesville Knights of St. John hall.

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 23

Batesville Quiltmakers, a group that provides an opportunity for members to meet with other quilters to share ideas, learn new techniques and find inspiration, meets the fourth Wednesday, including Sept. 23, 9:30 a.m., St. John’s United Church of Christ, Huntersville. Info: Gail Miller, 812-216-7020.

Franklin County residents 55 and up may get free food at the Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana Senior Mobile Pantry on the fourth Wednesday, including Sept. 23, 10-11 a.m., Franklin County Senior Center, Franklin County Park, 11146 County Park Road, Brookville. Bring ID and bags or boxes.

"Remember When ... Storytime," a monthly adult storytelling program, is Sept. 23, 2 p.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library meeting room. Guests are invited to tell true stories or just listen.

FRIDAY, OCT. 2

The Batesville Beautification League will meet Oct. 2, noon, The Sherman.

TUESDAY, OCT. 6

The Batesville Knights of St. John Commandery 243 will meet Oct. 6, 7:30 p.m., Knights hall, 111 S. Vine St.

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 7

The National Active and Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) Indiana Chapter 0813 will meet Oct. 7, 11 a.m., Elks Lodge, 223 E. Third St., Rushville.

SATURDAY, OCT. 10

As part of the Batesville Memorial Public Library’s After Hours Concert Series, Matthew Ball, "The Boogie-Woogie Kid," will perform Oct. 10, 7 p.m., library’s large meeting room. Free. The concerts are co-sponsored by the Batesville Area Arts Council and Friends of the Library.

TUESDAY, OCT. 13

Jean Thompson, author of Indiana Humanities' One State/One Story book “The Year we Left Home," will bring her Back Home Again Tour to Batesville Oct. 13, 6 p.m., RomWeber Party Place, 7 S. Eastern Ave. Thompson will be paired with a local moderator for a wide-ranging conversation. To register for the free event: https://backhomeagainbatesville.eventbrite.com.

A solo card party is Oct. 13, 7:30 p.m., Batesville Knights of St. John hall.

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 28

Batesville Quiltmakers, a group that provides an opportunity for members to meet with other quilters to share ideas, learn new techniques and find inspiration, meets the fourth Wednesday, including Oct. 28, 9:30 a.m., St. John’s United Church of Christ, Huntersville. Info: Gail Miller, 812-216-7020.

Franklin County residents 55 and up may get free food at the Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana Senior Mobile Pantry on the fourth Wednesday, including Oct. 28, 10-11 a.m., Franklin County Senior Center, Franklin County Park, 11146 County Park Road, Brookville. Bring ID and bags or boxes.

"Remember When ... Storytime," a monthly adult storytelling program, is Oct. 28, 2 p.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library meeting room. Guests are invited to tell true stories or just listen.

TUESDAY, NOV. 3

The Batesville Knights of St. John Commandery 243 will meet Nov. 3, 7:30 p.m., Knights hall, 111 S. Vine St.

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 4

The National Active and Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) Indiana Chapter 0813 will meet Nov. 4, 11 a.m., Elks Lodge, 223 E. Third St., Rushville.

FRIDAY, NOV. 6

The Batesville Beautification League will meet Nov. 6, noon, The Sherman.

SATURDAY, NOV. 7

Batesville curbside pickup of large items from residents’ homes is Nov. 7 starting at 5 a.m. Acceptable items: clothing; furniture, bedsprings and mattresses; rugs and carpet pieces; rubber hose; appliances; wood, bundled 4 feet or shorter, 75 pounds maximum; insulation; cans and buckets, totally cleaned and dry; paint cans containing dried paint only. Refrigerators, air-conditioning units and freezers must have stickers showing chlorofluorocarbons were removed. Info: 812-933-6100.

TUESDAY, NOV. 10

A solo card party is Nov. 10, 7:30 p.m., Batesville Knights of St. John hall.

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 25

Batesville Quiltmakers, a group that provides an opportunity for members to meet with other quilters to share ideas, learn new techniques and find inspiration, meets the fourth Wednesday, including Nov. 25, 9:30 a.m., St. John’s United Church of Christ, Huntersville. Info: Gail Miller, 812-216-7020.

Franklin County residents 55 and up may get free food at the Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana Senior Mobile Pantry on the fourth Wednesday, including Nov. 25, 10-11 a.m., Franklin County Senior Center, Franklin County Park, 11146 County Park Road, Brookville. Bring ID and bags or boxes.

"Remember When ... Storytime," a monthly adult storytelling program, is Nov. 25, 2 p.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library meeting room. Guests are invited to tell true stories or just listen.

TUESDAY, DEC. 1

The Batesville Knights of St. John Commandery 243 will meet Dec. 1, 7:30 p.m., Knights hall, 111 S. Vine St.

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 2

The National Active and Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) Indiana Chapter 0813 will meet Dec. 2, 11 a.m., Elks Lodge, 223 E. Third St., Rushville.

FRIDAY, DEC. 4

The Batesville Beautification League will meet Dec. 4, noon, The Sherman.

TUESDAY, DEC. 8

A solo card party is Dec. 8, 7:30 p.m., Batesville Knights of St. John hall.

SATURDAY, DEC. 12

As part of the Batesville Memorial Public Library’s After Hours Concert Series, Troubadours of Divine Bliss will perform Dec. 12, library’s large meeting room. The BMPL Ukulele Club band will open for them, 6:15 p.m. Free. The concerts are co-sponsored by the Batesville Area Arts Council and Friends of the Library.

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 23

Franklin County residents 55 and up may get free food at the Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana Senior Mobile Pantry on the fourth Wednesday, including Dec. 23, 10-11 a.m., Franklin County Senior Center, Franklin County Park, 11146 County Park Road, Brookville. Bring ID and bags or boxes.

"Remember When ... Storytime," a monthly adult storytelling program, is Dec. 23, 2 p.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library meeting room. Guests are invited to tell true stories or just listen.

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