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June 15, 2017 • Coming Events
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Coming Events

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.

June 10-18

NMLRA National Spring Shoot
The National Muzzle Loading Rifle Assoc. Spring Shoot will be held June 10-18 at the range in Friendship. Hours vary and parking is available. For more information call the NMLRA at 812-667-5131 or visit

June 12-16

Dabney Baptist Church VBS

Vacation Bible School “Maker Fun Factory” will be held at Dabney Baptist Church June 12-16 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the church located at 1139 N. Old Michigan Rd., Holton. For more information or to register call 812-756-2568. Transportation is available.

June 16

Free ‘Friday Flicks’ at library
Osgood Public Library and Milan Branch Library will show the movie “The LEGO Batman Movie” on Friday, June 16 at 11 a.m. For more information call Osgood at 812-689-4011 or Milan at 812-654-1963.

June 16 and 23

Events at Tyson Library
“Summer Discovery” for teens takes place at 1 p.m. For more information or to register call Tyson Library, Versailles, at 812-689-5894. Dearborn County Hospital’s presentation on a weekly Walking Club will take place on June 16 from 4 – 5 p.m. For more information or to register call Tyson Library, Versailles, at 812-689-5894.

June 17

New Marion alumni dinner

The group will meet Saturday, June 17, at South Ripley Elementary in Versailles with a social time from 4 – 5:30 p.m. and dinner at 5:30 p.m. Cost is $15 per person. Mail reservations to: New Marion Alumni, P.O. Box 372, Versailles, IN 47042.

Mini 4-H Fun Day
Mini 4-H Fun Day takes place at the Ripley Co. Fairgrounds on Saturday, June 17 from 9 a.m. until noon. Check-in is at 8:45 a.m. For more information or to let us know you are coming call 812-689-6511.

‘Fore-Hearts’ golf outing event
There will be a golf outing at Hillcrest Golf & Country Club on Saturday, June 17. There will also be a silent auction starting June 17 until June 25. For more information about either event call Doug Meyer, President of Giving Hearts a Hand at 317-502-5652 or email

June 18

Dinner at St. Paul’s
St. Paul Lutheran Cemetery Assoc. will have a chicken dinner at Sunday, June 18 from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Free will donation. Carry-outs available. Everyone is invited. LOCATION: Stumpke’s Corner 3 miles north of Milan on SR 101.

Versailles Church of Christ presents VBS musical

This Sunday, June 18 at 6 p.m. the Versailles Church of Christ will present a musical to end its Vacation Bible School "Down On The Farm." The event will feature approximately 60 students ages 4 through high school. For more information call the church office at 812-689-6873. If no answer leave a message or contact JR Stephen at 812-689-6683.

June 19

Right to Life meeting
S.E. Indiana Right to Life will meet on Monday, June 19 at 7 p.m. at the Church of Christ on Jarvis Dr. in Versailles. Everyone is welcome to attend.

June 19 and 22

Library storytime
“Build a Better You” storytime presented by Safe Passage takes place at Osgood Public Library and Milan Branch Library, ages 2 to 10. Osgood: Monday, June 19 at 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. Milan: Thursday, June 22 at 11 a.m. and 4 p.m.

June 19 and 24

Teen STEAM program
Make motorized “Artbots”art robot at Osgood and Milan libraries, for ages 8 to 14. Osgood: Monday, June 19 at 5 p.m. Milan: Saturday, June 24 at 1 p.m.

June 20

Alzheimer support group meeting
The Alzheimer’s Support Groups of S.E. Indiana will meet Tuesday, June 20 at 7 p.m. at Dearborn County Hospital Ohio Room (2nd floor). Support leader is Karen Brandt. For more information call 812-637-1748 or 1-888-422-2691.

June 20-21-22

Humane Society at Tyson Library
The Humane Society will be visiting the “Summer Discovery” program at 10:30 a.m. at Tyson Library in Versailles. June 20: ages 2-5; June 21: grades 1-3; June 22: grades 4-6. For more information or to register call the library at 812-689-5894.

June 21-22-23

Music and art festival
The festival takes place Wed., Thurs. and Fri., June 21, 22 and 23 in Batesville. Wednesday: Liberty Park – Indianapolis Jazz Orchestra, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Thursday: Downtown – Community Art Show at Amack’s Well, 6 to 7:30 p.m.; Concert on the Green, Stephanie Rampton Opera – 6:30 p.m.; Saffire Express Band, 7:45 to 10 p.m. Friday: Liberty Park – Country Music Showdown, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. For more information visit

June 22

RAA art show awards presentation
The Rural Alliance for the Arts is having a community art show. The artisans work will be on display at Amack’s Well now through July 12. Voting for the People’s Choice is now through June 22. The awards presentation will be June 22 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Amack’s Well.

June 23

Benefit fish fry

There will be a fish fry at New Marion Sales on Friday, June 23 from 4:30 to 8 p.m. to benefit the Amish Parochial School. Donations only. All you can eat. Carry-outs available. LOCATION: 5123 W. Co. Rd. 550 S.; from Versailles take US 421 S., turn right on Co. Rd. 550 S., 3 miles on left. For more information call 812-689-6276.

Free ‘Friday Flicks’

There will be a free showing of “Inside Out” at Osgood Public Library and Milan Branch Library on Friday, June 23 at 11 a.m.

June 23-24

Versailles Baptist Church rummage sale
The church will have a rummage sale on Friday, June 23 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday, June 24 from 8 a.m. until noon. in the church’s Family Life Center.

June 23 and 25

Playhouse dinner theater in Milan

St. Charles Playhouse in the Hall Dinner Theater presents “A Bottle From the Cellar” by Bob Markwaller on Friday, June 23 at 6 p.m. and Sunday, June 25 at 5 p.m. at St. Charles Parish Hall, Milan. Proceeds go toward parish hall improvements. For information and reservations call Linda Lauber at 812-654-3930.

June 24

Versailles Lions Club Chicken BBQ
The Lions Club will have their chicken BBQ on Saturday, June 24 from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. on the square, Versailles. See classic cars at the American Legion Post #173 car show!

June 26 and 29

Library storytime
“Build A Better Garden” storytime will be presented by Purdue Extension at Osgood Public Library and Milan Branch Library, ages 2 to 10. Osgood: Monday, June 26 at 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. Milan: Thursday, June 29 at 11 a.m. and 4 p.m.

June 27-28-29

‘Pet snake’ at Tyson Library
Ellen Mulford will be visiting the Tyson Library, Versailles, with her pet snake during the regular “Summer Discovery” session. June 27: Ages 2-5 at 10:30 a.m. June 28: Grades 1-3 at 10:30 a.m. June 29: Grades 4-6 at 10:30 a.m. To register or for more information call 812-689-5894. There will be a short reading from children’s author Becky Alexander at 11:30 a.m. on June 27, 28 and 29.

June 28

Adult and teen book club
The book club will meet at 6 p.m. at Tyson Library, Versailles. Discussion will be the book of the month. To register or for more information call 812-689-5894.

Ongoing Events

Ripley Co. Historical Museum

The museum is open Sunday afternoons from 2 to 4 p.m. until Labor Day.

Free music returns to Osgood’s brick street
The Osgood Beautification Committee has announced that for the second year there will be music on Ripley St. (the brick street). The event will be held the second Tuesday of June, July and August from 7 to 9 p.m. “Borrowed Time Band” will play in June, “650 North” in July and “The Keith Swinney Band” in August. Bring your own chairs and plan to dine in one of the local restaurants.

The group meets every Monday at 6 p.m. at Holy Family Church in Oldenburg in the Fr. Rudolf Room. For more information call 812-212-2702.

Prenatal class in Batesville

Children’s Health Care will host prenatal classes on the third Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. at 26 Six Pine Ranch Rd. in Batesville. For more information call 812-933-6000.

Yoga at the library
Tyson Library, Versailles, has yoga classes. The first class is free. To register or for more information call the library at 812-689-5894.

Bridge of Hope ‘Celebrate Recovery’
The event will be held on Tuesdays at the Bridge of Hope located on SR 129, Milan. Doors open at 6 p.m. with the meeting from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Free child care is available. Call 812-654-2350 for more information.

Free blood pressure, sugar checks
Dearborn County Hospital Home Health & Hospice is continuing to provide free community blood pressure and blood sugar clinics once a month at the following locations: First Tuesday at 11 a.m. – Dillsboro Village Apartments, 10145 Alpha Dr., Dillsboro; Second Wednesday at 10 a.m. – Moores Hill Senior Center, 16610 North Broadway St., Moores Hill; and Fourth Tuesday at 10 a.m. – Switzerland Co. Senior Center, 305 Walnut St., Vevay. Call 812-537-8192 or 800-676-5428 or visit for more information.

Versailles Legion Post meeting

Legion post #173 will hold their weekly meeting every Thursday at 7:30 p.m. (upstairs).

Ripley Co. Food Pantry

Ripley County Food Pantry will be open the third Monday of the month from 9 a.m. to noon and 5:30 to 7 p.m.

Support group in Batesville
A family support group will be offered for individuals with addictions or substance abuse issues on the third Wednesday of the month at the Better Options office in Batesville (corner of SR 46 and Tekulve Rd.) from 6 – 7:30 p.m. There is no charge.

Historical Society archive hours
Ripley County Historical Society Archive Building located on the courthouse square will be open Monday through Friday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Call 812-689-3031.

Bridge of Hope food pantry
Feed My Sheep Food Pantry at the Bridge of Hope in Milan serves the community on the second Monday of every month Doors are open from 6 – 8 p.m. A valid ID is required. For more information call 812-654-2350.

Senior meals in Dillsboro
LifeTime Resources has opened a Senior Nutrition Activity Center at Dillsboro Village Apartments in Dillsboro. Individuals who are 60 or over, and their spouse regardless of age, can enjoy activities and for a donation receive a hot meal Monday through Friday. Meals are served at 11:30 a.m. Reservations are required. For information or to make a reservation call Pam Francis at 812-432-5282.

Christian support group meeting
“Celebrate Recovery” a new Christian-based support group for those with addictions or life issues is held every Tuesday evening at the Bridge of Hope on SR 129/US 50 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m. for fellowship.

Friendship Sewer District meeting

Meets the second Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. at Friendship Fire Dept. in Friendship.

Free Hep C and HIV testing in Batesville
There will be free Hep C and HIV testing on the second Tuesday of each month from 5 – 7 p.m. at Southeast Indiana Health Center. CLINIC LOCATION: 920 County Line Rd., Batesville (old Ivy Tech building just off Huntersville Rd; Batesville Area Resource Center). Call 812-932-4515.

Milan Food Pantry
The Milan Food Pantry will be open every Tuesday morning from 9 – 10:30 a.m. and Tuesday evening from 5 – 6 p.m.

Back Door Friends of Faith distribution
A monthly non-food distribution for those in need will be held on the third Saturday each month at Tyson United Methodist Annex located at 107 N. Adams St. in Versailles. From 9:30-10:30 a.m. Serves anyone in the South Ripley and JCD school districts. Please bring a picture I.D. for identification.

Ripley County Amateur Radio Club
Meets on the second Monday every other month at 7 p.m. at the American Red Cross office located at 629 South Buckeye Street in Osgood. Call Delbert Felix at 812-756-2470.

Knights of Columbus Council 8487 mtgs.

Held at St. John’s Church, Osgood, on the third Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. (except holidays). Call 812-689-6699.

Narcotics Anonymous meetings

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

Meets on the first Thursday of every month at the Osgood Public Library at 6 p.m. Call the library at 812-689-4011 for information on the book to be discussed at the next meeting and to reserve a copy.

Close Connections support program
Supporting those who have experienced the loss of a loved one will be held on the second Monday of each month. Call Kari Ann Rennekamp at 812-933-3741.

Alzheimer’s Support Group
Meets at 6 p.m. on the second Tuesday of every month at Milan Library; and the third Tuesday of every month at Dearborn County Hospital, Ohio Room, second floor with Support Group Leader Karen Brandt. Call 1-888-422-2691.

Reformers Unanimous addictions program
Meets every Friday 7-9 p.m. at Hope Baptist Church located at 15593 US Hwy 50, Dillsboro. For info or free ride call 812-655-3387.

Open Arms grief support meetings
Meets every Tuesday at First Baptist Church, Milan, at 6 p.m. Call 812-654-3642.

Ripley Co. Prevent Child Abuse meetings
Meets the third Thursday of the month at 10 a.m. at the Purdue Extension office in Osgood.

Alcoholics Anonymous meetings

Alcoholics Anonymous meets every Monday night at Osgood First Baptist Church located at 124 North Sycamore St., Osgood, at 7:30 p.m., and Wednesday nights at New Marion Baptist Church in New Marion.

Need help with a drinking problem?
Call 812-363-5201.

Alanon meeting
The group meets on Mondays from 7:30 – 8:30 p.m. at the Osgood First Baptist Church located at 124 N. Sycamore St., Osgood. For more information call Glenda at 812-926-3960 or Pat at 812-744-3252.

Milan VFW Post #6234 meetings

Meets the third Thursday of each month of the post, 7 p.m.

Fishes and Loaves Food Pantry open

Open the second and fourth Monday every month from 10 – 11 a.m. and 4 – 5 p.m. at the Delaware Twp. Building. Call 812-584-3546.

Grief care support group

Grief support will be offered this Spring through Dearborn County Hospital Home Health & Hospice. The group will meet in the Ohio Room at the hospital from 10 – 11:30 a.m. on eight consecutive Mondays from April 3 to May 22. For more information or to register call Mrs. Allen at 812-537-8259 or 800-676-5572 ext. 8259, or email

Concerned about heroin use?
Narcan is free to anyone who wants to potentially help save a life. Call and speak with Paul at 812-932-4515. S.E. Indiana Health Center, 920 County Line Rd., Batesville.

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