Calendar of Events

December 19, 2013

Heroes’ Tree

Make an ornament to honor a veteran or current member of the military.  Ornaments can contain a photo and/or name of your veteran and any other decorations you wish to add. Or, you can pick up a paper ornament in the shape of a dog tag at the library.  The Heroes Tree will go up at the library on November 11th and stay in place through the end of the year.


Start: November 11, 2013 8:30 am
End: December 31, 2013 6:00 pm
Venue: Bartholomew County Public Library
Phone: 812-379-1266
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free

Christmas Dinner at Grace United Methodist Church Meal Reservation

Christmas Dinner: celebrating the Season four our Friends and Neighbors. Delivery is noon to 2 pm, carry out is 2 to 4 pm, dine in from 5 to 6:30 pm. Call 736-7962 between December 2 – 20 to request a meal.

Date: December 19, 2013
Venue: Grace United Methodist Church
Phone: 317-736-7962
1300 E Adams Drive, Franklin, IN, 46131, United States
Cost: FREE

Free Christmas Meal Delivery Registration

Jackson and Jennings County Residents call 211 to register by Friday, December 20 at 5p.m.
Shawn Malone of Brooklyn Pizza and Brian D’Arco of Bubba’s Place are providing free meals on Christmas Day to those who cannot afford to make their own.
They are providing the meals for free to help relieve the financial strain some can feel at this time of year, but you must register by this Friday to receive a meal.
Registration ends THIS Friday, December 20th at 5 PM. Call 2-1-1 now from 8 AM- 5 PM Today through Friday to get registered. If you live in Jackson, or Jennings, County and need a Christmas meal delivered to your home on Christmas Day, call 211 to get registered.

Date: December 19, 2013
Venue: Jackson or Jennings County
Phone: 211
Seymour, IN, 47274, United States

Families on the Move-Think your Drink

Families on the Move – offered by Reach Healthy Communities
For parents who are interested in enticing their children to make healthy beverage choices, Reach Healthy Communities has a FREE session scheduled for Thursday, December 19th. From 5:30-6:00 p.m. at Donner Center, Registered Dietician Molly Marshall will show your family how to make healthy drink choices.
Sponsored by the American Academy of Pediatrics, this session of Families on the Move offers an opportunity to learn about healthy beverages and a free gift will be provided to all households.
Please call to register for this session at 375-3230 or send an email to
There is no age limit to attend.

Start: December 19, 2013 5:30 pm
End: December 19, 2013 6:00 pm
Venue: Donner Center
Columbus, IN, United States
Cost: Free

Self-Publish a Book at Little or No Cost

Do you have stories to pass along to your children, grandkids… or the whole world?

The nonprofit Career Resource Center of Nashville, Indiana, is now offering classes on Self-Publishing:

Self-Publish a Paperback at Little or No Cost (Tues-Wed-Thurs at 6 pm)
Self Publish an e-Book at Little or No Cost (Tues-Wed-Thurs at 7 pm)
Advanced Self-Publishing (by appointment only)

These series are designed for people who have a book inside them, just waiting to get out… but don’t want to spend a fortune getting published by a vanity press.

Each series costs only $75 and consists of six weekly sessions, covering topics from preparation of manuscripts in Word format for self-publication, to actual publication of books at, Amazon’s, Amazon’s Kindle Direct Publishing, Barnes & Noble’s Nook Press, and Smashwords.

The instructor is a Harvard graduate and editor of, a new worldwide e-Book series available from Amazon, Apple and Barnes & Noble’s Nook Press.

Enrollment is limited.  Please call ahead at 206-666-5484 or e-mail to reserve a seat.

Start: December 19, 2013 6:00 pm
End: December 19, 2013 8:00 pm
Venue: Career Resource Center
246 East Main Street, Nashville, IN, 47448, United States

Hooping Off The Inches!

It’s not too late to get in shape for the holidays – learn how to develop a strong core and get fit with a water weighted hula hoop!  Hooping helps trim waists, thighs and more. Diane Moore of HoopDaloop will chat how about the benefits of hooping and then she will provide hands-on instruction when all are invited to try on a hoop.  All ages and skill levels welcome.  


Start: December 19, 2013 6:30 pm
End: December 19, 2013 7:30 pm
Venue: Bartholomew County Public Library
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free
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