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October 18, 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.

October 18

Frankenstein Storytime at Milan Library

Join us at the Milan Branch Library, Thursday, October 18 at 11:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. as we continue to celebrate the 200th Anniversary of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein with a Frankenstein Storytime. We’ll read a story and decorate some Halloween cookies!

Game Night at Osgood Public Library

Game night will be held October 18 at 6 p.m. at the Osgood Public Library. October’s game night features the game of Dominoes. Beginners welcome! Join the fun!

A Very Carle Storytime at Tyson Library
“A Very Carle Storytime” at the Tyson Library will be held October 18. Choose either morning at 10:30 a.m. or evening at 6:00 p.m. Call or come in today to sign up, 812-689-5894.

October 20

Krafty Kidz at the Tyson Library
Krafty Kidz at the Tyson library from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Must preregister! Space is limited. Call or come in today to sign up! 812-689-5894.

ORV ride at Laughery Valley Fish
Laughery Valley Fish and Game Association will hold an off road vehicle ride on Saturday, October 20. The Club is located at 4852 South Friendship Road, Versailles. Registration will be from 11:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. with the ride to begin at 12:15. Cost is $30 per vehicle. For more information call Andy Cline 812-584-7401 or email

Scavenger Ride at St. Paul’s Lutheran

There will be a Scavenger Hunt at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church Dewberry on Saturday, October 20. Ride leaves at 1:00 p.m. sharp. Registration is from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. the day of event. Register in advance by calling 812-528-8883 or email to Fee is $20 for early registration or $25 day of event for vehicle and 2 meals. Any additional meals are $10 per person; $5 for 6 to 12 yrs. old and under 5 free. Meal will be served at 5 p.m. The entry locating the most within 4 hours take the Grand Prize. Church is located 5588 E CR 900 S, Cross Plains.

Chili Supper at Versailles Baptist Church

A chili supper will be held Saturday, October 20, at Versailles Baptist Church in the Family Life Center. Serving is from 4:30 - 7 p.m. and there will also be a country store. Free will offering. Sponsored by ABWM.

Halloween Festival at St. Peters Church

St. Peters United Church of Christ on the corner of 700 N. and Finks Rd. will be holding their annual Halloween Festival on Saturday, October 20 from 6 to 8 p.m. There will be a costume contest with prizes, games, crafts, prizes for all, hotdogs, chips, cookies and drinks. This is a free event, all ages are welcome.

October 21

Bethany Baptist Church Homecoming

Bethany Baptist Church Homecoming will be holding their Homecoming at 10:30 a.m. on October 21 with Inspiration by Faith in concert. A dinner will follow. The church is located at 328 S. Sycamore St. in Osgood.

Osgood Fire Dept. Annual Dinner

The Osgood Fire Dept. will be holding their annual Fried Chicken and Pork Chop dinner October 21 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. There will be a free will offering. For more information call Osgood Fire Dept. at 812-689-4142.

Revival at Cross Plains Church of Christ

Cross Plains Church of Christ will hold their fall revival beginning on Sunday, October 21 through Friday, October 26. There will be special music every night at 6:30 p.m. Sunday will feature The Zugg Family; Monday, Tom Taylor and Joe Ritchie; Tuesday, Pickin n Grinnin; Wednesday, Cross Plains Family; Thursday, Tony Gossom; and Friday, The Brown Family. Evangelist Mike Rife will be bringing the message. The church is located on St. Rd. 62 south of Cross Plains. Everyone is invited to attend.

October 22

Book discussion at Tyson Library

Tyson Library will be hosting a book discussion facilitated by Nancy Durham. The book is Frankenstein by Mary Shelly. Stop in today to pick up your free copy.

October 24

Alice in Neverland in Osgood

The Damm Theater will be presenting “Alice in Neverland”
at 6:30 p.m. to children of all ages on Wednesday, October 24. This is a delightful live production which is free to everyone. It is sponsored by the Osgood First Baptist Church.

October 25

Frankenslam at Tyson Library
Frankenslam: Where the Poetry is Alive! It’s Alive will be an interactive session at 12:30 at the Tyson Library. Participants will use passages of Shelley’s masterpiece as inspiration to write, discuss, and share their own “Horrorcore” poems. Home-schoolers welcome. Must pre-register. Call or come in today to sign up. 812-689-5894.

A Very Carle Storytime at Tyson Library
“A Very Carle Storytime” at the Tyson Library will be held October 25 at 6:00 p.m. Call or come in today to sign up, 812-689-5894.

October 26

A Very Carle Storytime at Tyson Library
“A Very Carle Storytime” at the Tyson Library will be held October 26 at 10:30 a.m. Call or come in today to sign up, 812-689-5894.

October 27

Pancake Breakfast for Milan Lions Club
Milan Lions Club Pancake Breakfast will be held at Milan VFW from at 8:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, October 27. Carry outs are available. This is a fundraiser in support of Milan Food Pantry.

Napoleon Fall Bazaar

The Napoleon Fall Bazaar will be held Saturday, October 27 at the Napoleon Community Center from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Food will also be available.

October 31

Trick or Treat at Tyson Library

Trick or Treat at the library! Stop in the Tyson Library anytime between 5-7 p.m. on Oct. 31 and visit our many treat stations. A guide will walk you through and show you the stations.

Halloween Costume Contest in Osgood
Osgood American Legion Auxiliary Post 267 will host their Annual Halloween Costume Contest October 31. Parade on the brick street down to post starts at 7 p.m.; doors open at 7:20 p.m. and contest begins at at 7:30 p.m. Come in your best Halloween costume and join in the fun. Categories are Animal, TV/Cartoon character, Witch, Ugliest/Scariest, Most Original and Pretties with prizes awarded to first, second and third for each category and these winners will be judged for Best Overall.

November 1

A Very Carle Storytime at Tyson Library
“A Very Carle Storytime” at the Tyson Library will be held November 1. Choose either morning at 10:30 a.m. or evening at 6:00 p.m. Call or come in today to sign up! 812-689-5894.

Ongoing Events

Golden Gate Community Choir practice
The Golden Gate Community Choir starts practice on September 30 for our Christmas Contata “Christmas Makes Everything New”. We meet every Sunday until December 2 at 2 p.m. at the United Methodist Church in Osgood. You can begin practice through October. Come join us and bring a friend. For further information, please contact our director, Sharon Miller, at 812-852-4936.

Visit One Room Schoolhouse Museum

State Road 62 west of Dillsboro is a scenic highway. It is a beautiful area to take a fall drive. And when you do, be sure to stop in Farmers Retreat (4 miles west of Dillsboro) and visit the historical one room schoolhouse. Listed on the National Register of Historical Places, it was built in 1888 and completely restored as it was, and finished in 1993. It is open for tours each Sunday afternoon from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. during September and October. If you would like to see it at other times, please call 812-432-5401 or 812-667-5330. We also welcome fourth grade teachers to bring their students for field trips. Scouts and any other groups are welcome. There is no charge.

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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