Calendar of Events

July 12, 2014

9th Annual Indianapolis Walk For Wishes®

WalkForWishesWalk For Wishes® is a family-friendly, community walk that raises funds for Make-A-Wish® to grant the wishes of children battling life-threatening medical conditions. This year, the goal is to raise more than $160,000 at Walk For Wishes through the support of 1,900+ participants. Sign up today to help make wishes come true for wish kids in your community!


Start a Team of family, friends and co-workers or walk as an individual. Participants are invited to stay for a post-walk celebration to meet courageous wish kids who had their heartfelt wish granted.


To date Make-A-Wish has granted more than 3,000 wishes in Indiana. Our goal this fiscal year is to reach more than 200 children in the community with a granted wish. Funds raised from Walk For Wishes will help make these wishes come true.

Start: July 12, 2014 12:00 am
End: July 12, 2014 12:00 am
Venue: Fort Harrison State Park
Phone: 6088288852
5753 Glenn Road, Indianapolis, IN, 46216, United States
Cost: Free

Mill Race Players present “Wind in the Willows”

Tickets are now ON SALE (Online only) for the Mill Race Players summer production of THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS.  Below is the direct  ticket link and it’s also linked up to our website, .  
By Alan Bennett
Adapted from the book by Kenneth Grahame
Friday, July 11, 2014        7:00 PM
Saturday, July 12, 2014    2:00 PM & 7:00 PM
Sunday, July 13, 2014      2:00 PM 
Judson Erne Auditorium, Columbus North High School 
Advance Tickets (via online link)    $8.00 
Tickets at the Door:   $8.00 Children & Seniors / $10.00 Adults 
Around every bend in the river lies more adventure for our crew of furry friends.  Join Mole, Ratty, Badger, and the unforgettable Mr. Toad for this witty tale of events.   Over 70 members from the community are involved in this summers production.  
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Date: July 12, 2014
Venue: Erne Auditorium
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States

Greenwood Concert Series

Blue River Band
Saturday, July 12, 7 p.m.
Greenwood Amphitheater
Country music fans will not want to miss the powerful vocals and solid beats of the The Blue River Band. Greenwood’s own Chuck and Renee Crull lead one of the Midwest’s premier shows. Bring the kids and have some fun.    

Click HERE for the full schedule!

Start: July 12, 2014 8:00 am
End: July 12, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: Greenwood Amphitheater
Phone: 317-881-4545
300 S Washington St., Greenwood, IN, 46143, United States
Cost: FREE

Downtown Columbus Farmer’s Market

Purchase fresh produce grown by local farmers/gardeners, fresh-cut flowers, herbs, home-baked goods (including gluten-free), coffee, tea, lemon shake-ups, local art, jewelry, and mosaics, while enjoying music by local and regional musicians.

Located between Brown & Lindsey Streets, Downtown Columbus.

Start: July 12, 2014 9:00 am
End: July 12, 2014 12:00 pm
Venue: Downtown Columbus
Phone: 812-376-2539
4th and Washington Streets, Columbus, IN, 47201, United States

Live Broadcast: Menard’s


Live Broadcast at Menard’s

July 12th


2315 Merchant’s Mile, Columbus

Start: July 12, 2014 10:00 am
End: July 12, 2014 12:00 pm
Venue: Menard's
2315 Merchant Mile, Columbus, IN, 47201, United States

5th Annual Doug Graham Memorial Ride for Wishes

This 5th Annual Doug Graham Memorial Ride for Wishes is on July 12th at the Cummins Technical Center, 1900 McKinley Ave, Columbus, IN. 
Registration begins at 10:00 am until noon, $20 per bike (all motorcycles welcome), T-shirts $15, with all net proceeds from the event going to the Make-a-Wish Foundation. Kick stands up at 12:30. Door prizes given out at every stop, must be present to win. This is a 100 mile ride through Southeastern Indiana’s small towns and farmlands. First stop is the Westport Fire Department with food available for a fee benefiting the Westport Fire Department. Second stop at Mann’s Harley Davidson, shop and look at the latest models. Final stop is at 4th Street Bar and Grill with a live band and door prizes. 

Start: July 12, 2014 10:00 am
End: July 12, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: Cummins Technical Center
1900 McKinley Ave, Columbus, IN, 47201, United States

Greeting Cards

Learn how to use iris folding to make unique and interesting greeting card. Participants will make two beautiful 5 X 7 greeting cards, a birthday card and a patriotic card. Iris folding is a paper craft that involves folding strips of paper in such a way to form a design. The center of the design forms an iris.  No prior iris folding experience is required. Instructor is Susie Fintz of Fintz Folds For ages 12 and over. Supply fee of $15 covers all supplies.  MUST register at or call 379-1266.

Poppy for class


Start: July 12, 2014 10:00 am
End: July 12, 2014 12:00 pm
Venue: Bartholomew County Public Library
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: $15 for suipplies

Ronald McDonald House Fundraiser

The Ronald McDonald House is hosting a fundraiser on July 12 at Walgreens on Jonathan Moore Pike.
Our challenge is to raise a total of $5000 which would fund one family for one year staying at the Ronald McDonald House.
They will have a car wash, rummage sale and hot dog/hamburger sale that day. In addition, they are collecting donations, such as gently used toys and personal care items.

Start: July 12, 2014 10:00 am
End: July 12, 2014 2:00 pm
Venue: Walgreens
Johnathon Moore Pike, Columbus, IN, 47201, United States

Saturday Sampler: Full Steam Ahead

Steam has helped move this nation forward and has played a major role in Bartholomew County’s history. Join us as we look at everything steam can do, from engines to toys and everything in between! We will even get to see steam in action! Our Saturday Samplers are monthly family friendly workshops catered towards small children.

Start: July 12, 2014 11:00 am
End: July 12, 2014 12:00 pm
Venue: Yellow Trail Museum
Phone: (812) 371-7969
Main St., Hope, IN, 47246, United States
Cost: Free

Mr. Hipster – Loran Bohall

Loran Bohall started the Bicycle Co-Op and builds bikes for people.  He will discuss this process and bring in examples of bikes he has built. 

Start: July 12, 2014 2:30 pm
End: July 12, 2014 3:30 pm
Venue: Bartholomew County Public Library
Phone: 812-379-1266
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free
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