October 25, 2013
For a second year now, the Columbus Area Arts Council will hold an online auction leading up to their annual fundraising gala, unCommon Cause. Starting Saturday, October 12, anyone with an internet connection will be able to support the Columbus Area Arts Council by bidding on donated items at www.biddingforgood.com/uncommoncause.
To benefit the InterChurch Food Pantry of Johnson County
Taking donations now through November 8th at the Cultural Arts & Recreation Center (396 Branigin Blvd) & City Hall (70 E Monroe St). Items Needed: toilet paper, hygiene products, canned fruit and vegetables, tomato juice, saltines, laundry detergent, smooth peanut butter, breakfast cereal.
*No Glass Items Please
Family School Partners will host Running for the Stars/Girls on the Run on November 16, 2013. This 5k run/walk is unique in its evening start at 5:30 p.m. from CSA Lincoln Campus, glow-in-the-dark T-shirts and the winding course through the streets of architecturally renowned Columbus. Young ladies participating in GIRLS ON THE RUN will be guest participants in the race. Both pre- and post-activities are planned for participants and their families.
This event is perfect for the serious runner, recreational walker, or the entire family. Registrations are currently being taken. The registration fee is $25.00 for participants 19 and older, which includes the glow-in-the dark event t-shirt. Ages 12 to 18 may register for $15.00 and receive the glow-in-the-dark t-shirt. Children 11 and under are free with the option to purchase a shirt.
Pre-registration, which ends November 1st, is available at www.signmeup.com. Mail in and drop off registrations are also available at the BCSC Administration Building located at 1200 Central Avenue. Pre-registration by the 1st of November will ensure a glow-in-the-dark T-shirt in the participant’s choice of size.
Columbus Museum of Art and Design features the manipulated photographs of artist Darryl Jones at the Gallery at Hotel Indigo from October 1 through October 31.
Join us on October 25th and 26th at the Hubler Chevrolet auto dealership for free FBI quality digital fingerprint and photographs from one of the top child safety programs in the country! The Keeping Kids Safe Project will take a child’s fingerprints and send them home with parents. Parents can use the record to turn directly over to authorities anywhere in the world to instantly aid in an investigation. There will also be community organizations present to provide safety information for families.
The child safety fair will take place on Friday, October 25th from 3PM – 7PM and Saturday, October 26th from 10AM – 4PM. Hubler Chevrolet is located at 8220 US 31 S in Indianapolis, IN. If you have any questions, you can contact Korey at Korey@sipkids.com or call 319-233-0248.
Join us for this fun, Halloween run/walk! Fun for the entire family. T-shirts will be
available for 5K runners and walkers, or may be purchased by 1-mile walkers, too!
PRE-REGISTER and SAVE! Race t-shirts for 1-mile walkers are
$10/each. Check in starts at 5 pm and race starts at 6 pm.
Rivers Edge Fellowship Church in Bedford, IN is hosting a Fall Festival on Friday, October 25th from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm. There will be free games, free food, bounce houses, & skits. Fun for the whole family! Join us for the fun at 2900 35th Street.
If you want your Halloween party to stand out from all the rest, you get a little help from experts. And who is more qualified than High School students to make that happen in a big way? No one!! Greenwood Parks and Recreation is excited to be partnering with a Greenwood High School Interdisciplinary Cooperative Education (I.C.E.) class to organize the city’s Family Halloween Costume Party.
The party features a costume judging contest with prizes, a coloring contest, a dance with DJ, children’s games and bounce houses — all for free. For just $1 enjoy a hay ride through Craig Park. Along the way there will be stops to pick up goodies from the I.C.E. students at Greenwood Community High School and the city’s police, fire and parks departments. A hot dog dinner is just $1.