April 17, 2013 – May 22, 2013
Now enrolling for our Youth/ Teen Class. No prior dance experience is necessary. Students will learn Salsa, Cha-Cha, Rumba, Hustle, and more! All danced to today’s popular music. Ages 11-15yrs. Six week session will begin Wed. March 13th: 4:30-5:15pm. Continue reading
May 13, 2013 – July 19, 2013
Head Start of Columbus and Edinburgh is currently enrolling for the 2013-2014 School year. Head Start is a free preschool for low-income families with children ages 3 to 5. Classes are 5 days a week/four hours a day. Bus transportation is available.
May 14, 2013 – July 19, 2013
Do you have a child living in Bartholomew County who is in need of school supplies for the upcoming school year?The Bartholomew County School Supply Assistance Program is accepting registrations until July 19. Call United Way 2-1-1 simply by dialing 2-1-1 or 812-376-6666, Monday through Friday from 8:00 am until 5:00 pm. For Spanish calls, call SUCASA at 812-375-9370, Monday, Wednesday or Friday from 9:00 am until 4:00 pm or Tuesday and Thursday, from 11:00 am until 2:00 pm to register your child.
May 17, 2013 – May 18, 2013
The journey to end cancer starts with a single step. The American Cancer Society invites you to take that step with us by joining the global Relay For Life movement. When you walk to end cancer at a Relay event, it’s your opportunity to not only honor cancer survivors and remember loved ones lost, but also to raise awareness Continue reading
May 18, 2013
White Creek United Methodist Church is hosting the annual “All You Can Eat” Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, May 18 from 8:00 am to 10:30 am.
Biscuits and Gravy
Coffee – Juice – Milk
Free Will Offering for Meal. Proceeds go towards church improvements and other United Methodist Women projects.
The Progeria Research Foundation presents the 6th Annual Zach Pickard Pelican 5K Run/Walk. Help us find the cure for Progeria, a fatal rapid aging syndrome, afflicting children. Saturday, May 18, 2013 at 9:00 am at Brownstown Electric Supply Co., Inc.
FREE T-SHIRTS FOR PRE-REGISTER
$500 VISA GIFT CARD GIVEAWAY
For race information, please contact Josh Teipen, firstname.lastname@example.org, or 812-358-4555.
For more information regarding the Progeria Syndrome, visit the Progeria Research Foundation at www.progeriaresearch.org.
The 30th Annual Doll and Bear Show will be Saturday, May 18, 2013 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm at the Bartholomew County Fairgrounds Community Building.
Admission is FREE! There will be antique, modern and collectible dolls and bears. There will also be free door prizes!
Sponsored by the Dolls night Out Club of Columbus. For more information, contact 812-376-9124.
“Threads of our Diversity: Oral histories from our LGBTQ community” is a project launched in with five community organizations to help give voice to marginalized and “silenced” Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer/Questioning community members. A launch event is scheduled for Saturday, May 18, 2013, 9:30am – 12:30pm, at the Auditorium, Columbus Learning Center, 4555 Central Avenue, Columbus, Indiana The program includes a keynote speech by Rev. Dr. Stephen Sprinkle, a presentation on hate crimes by local and federal law enforcement officials, a 30 minute Threads of our Diversity DVD screening, and a discussion with participants about what the community can do to make it more welcoming to LGBTQ members.
Snacks will be served. Registration and coffee is at 9:00am. Keynote address begins at 9:30am. The event costs $15 and is open to the public. Scholarships are available. Please register at ColumbusICC.org. It is hoped this event will open up dialogue in the community on the topic of sexual orientation and gender identity and what we can do to make this a more welcoming community for LGBTQ members.
After a successful event in March, Discover Downtown Franklin will host another Cash Mob on Saturday, May 18th. In case you missed it, a Cash Mob is an event where a group of patrons gather at a locally owned business to make purchases. Which business are we “mobbing”? The chosen business is kept secret until the event date. Participants are expected to bring at least $20 in cash to the courthouse lawn, 5 E. Jefferson St., at 10:00 am on Saturday, May 18th. At that time, the secret location will be revealed and the “mob” will then storm the location ready to spend some cash. The first 20 people to arrive will receive a free reusable bag with a DDF t-shirt inside! Two $25.00 gift cards will be raffled off. Party favors will be available to all participants. Help a local business AND our local economy by participating in this fun-filled event! This event is sponsored by Mutual Savings Bank.
Grand Opening of Wrights FUNdamentals! Located at 1064 Greenwood Springs Blvd, Just off Emerson (between County Line Road and Main Street).
Live Broadcast: 11am-Noon
Free admission all day!
Flip, Bounce, Swing, Hang, Climb, Jump! Instructors will be on hand to teach simple gymnastics fundamentals. Play area open with 2 zip lines, Ball Pit, Trampoline, Tumble Track , The Hangout, Ropes, swing, etc.
A free event for the entire family featuring educational booths, the Bubble Truck and Buffoon the Clown and his balloon sculptures. Music by Maddox Entertainment. Hoopdaloop will provide fitness opportunities with water-weighted hula hoops and the Book Express will be there with books for all. Sponsored by the Bartholomew County Literacy Task Force.
Toni Whiteside, a member of the Bartholomew County Genealogical Society, has a unique way of making her family records interesting and easily accessible. She will share tips she used in her award-winning 4H Fair entry. Sponsored by the Bartholomew County Genealogical Society.
North Christian Church of Columbus will be having a Community Concert / hog roast on MAY 18 2013 to raise funds for this year’s mission trip to Kenya. This year’s trip will mark the 4th visit members of North Christian Church will be going to Machakos Kenya, where they have been assisting in building a Multi-Purpose center that will serve as a worship building, Career and Development Center, Daycare, Counseling and offer basis health needs.
JOIN US ON MAY 18, 2013 at North Christian Church grounds for this community event that will be filled with music from local musicians like D.I.G, Shilombish, and others.
The event will start at 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM. All donations will go to towards the Kenya Mission trip.
Canned food donations will go to Love Chapel.
North Christian Church is located at 850 Tipton Ln Columbus, IN 47201 (812) 372-1531
Go to http://www.africainlandchurch.org
For more information
Community fund raise Concert for the 2013 Kenya Mission Trip
Annual banquet for graduates from Hope, Clifford, and Hauser High Schools.
The Harlequin Theatre is proud to present “Flirting with the Deep End” a taut comedy about friendship, loyalty, and self-doubt that will have you laughing even as you recognize some of the neuroses as your own.
Join us on Friday and Saturday, May 17, 18 and 24, 25 at 7:00pm, as well as Sunday, May19 and 26 at 2:30pm, for this heart-warming performance. Tickets are available at the FairOaks Information Kiosk and Viewpoint Books on Washington Street. Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 at the door. For more information visit us atwww.theharlequintheatre.com.
May 19, 2013
The Mike Tungett Organ Benefit is an event to raise funds and awareness of organ donation – especially liver transplants.
There will be tons of things to do for the whole family: The “Poker Run” Motorcycle Ride, great music from local bands, a cake walk, corn hole tournaments, raffle drawings, an auction, and face painting for the kids!
Registration for the “Poker Run” Motorcycle Ride is 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. Kick stands up at 12:30 pm. $15.00 single or $20.00 couple.
All proceeds go to offset medical expenses associated with the liver transplant.
For more info, call Nikki, 812-350-6997 or contact Martha, 812-343-3162. For information about the motorcycle ride, contact Michelle at 812-374-2686.