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December 13, 2018 • 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.

December 14

Rip. Co. Comm. Christmas dinner deadline
The Ripley County Community Christmas dinner deadline is Friday, December 14 at 5 p.m. To order or volunteer call Keri Johnson at 812-689-3322 or email

Friendship Annual Christmas Walk

Friendship Annual Christmas Walk will be on Friday, Dec. 14 at 6 p.m. There will be vendors, Mr. & Mrs. Santa, parade & light your ride contest, plus more.

December 15

Santa at Versailles American Legion
A children’s Christmas party will be held at the Versailles American Legion on Saturday, December 15 from 6-8 p.m. Santa will be there along with food, crafts and a movie.

Breakfast with Santa at Tyson Library

Breakfast with Santa at the Tyson Library from 10:30 a.m. -??. Call the library at 812-689-5894 to sign up. Must be signed up by Dec. 8 in order to receive a wrapped gift.

December 16

Tyson Choir presents “The Glory of Christmas”
Please join the Tyson United Methodist Church on Sunday, Dec. 16 at 10:30 a.m. in the sanctuary to hear the message of Christmas. Hear why Christmas is filled with hope, promise, wonder, majesty, and mystery. This is the glory of Christmas! The choir is under the direction of Gary Holdsworth and accompanied by Patsy Holdsworth.

December 17

Kwanzaa story time at Osgood Public Library
Let’s learn about Kwanzaa! Join the library for stories, treats, and a Kwanzaa craft on Monday, Dec. 17 at 11 a.m. and 4 p.m.

Knot club at Tyson Library

Knot club at Tyson Library at 6 p.m. Bring your latest project and work on it!

Santa arriving at Osgood Vol. Fire Dept.
Santa will be at the Osgood Vol. Fire Dept. firehouse on Monday, Dec. 17 at 7 p.m. There will be door prizes for adults and children.

December 19

Lego club at the Tyson Library
Lego club at the Tyson Library from 4-5 p.m. Call the library today at 812-689-5894 to sign up.

December 20

Christmas story time at Tyson Library
Special Christmas story time for ages 2-5 at the Tyson Library. Join them at either 10:30 a.m. or 6 p.m. Call the library at 812-689-5894 to sign up.

Kwanzaa Story time at Milan Library

Let’s learn about Kwanzaa! Join the library for stories, treats and a Kwanzaa craft on Thursday, Dec. 20 at 11 a.m. and 4 p.m.

December 24 and 25

Tyson Library will be closed on December 24 and 25.

December 24

Christmas Eve at Tyson UMC
Please join the Tyson United Methodist Church at 7 p.m. on Christmas Eve. They will be celebrating the coming of our Lord and Savior. Please join them in welcoming this blessed gift!!

December 29

Movie day at Tyson Library
The Tyson Library will be showing the movie ELF at noon on Saturday, December 29. Free popcorn and drinks. Call the library at 812-689-5894 to sign up.

Ongoing Events

A.W.A.N.A. Bible Club meetings
A.W.A.N.A. (Approved Workmen Are Not Ashamed) Bible Club will meet every Wednesday evening at Hopewell Baptist Church between 6:30 and 8:00 p.m. for children ages preschool through sixth grade. For more info call the church at 812-689-3348.

Vesailles Baptist Senior Activities Day

Senior Activities Day will be held every fourth Wednesday of the month at Versailles Baptist Church from 12-3 p.m. Everyone is welcome for lunch and games.

Circle of Love grief recovery meetings
Held the second Tuesday monthly, 7-8 p.m. at the Hopewell Baptist Church, 2319N CR 850W, Holton. Call Gail 812-689-6376, Lisa 812-689-4663, or Marlene 812-689-7359.

Book Club at Tyson Library

The library book club will meet on the fourth Wednesday at 6 p.m. Call 812-689-5894 for details.

Community prayer at Tyson Library
Tyson Library in Versailles will have open prayer on Wednesdays from noon to 1 p.m. in the community room. For more information call the library at 812-689-5894.

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.

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.

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.

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 for individuals with addictions or substance abuse issues will be offered on the third Wednesday of the month at Better Options 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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