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May 3, 2014

Crown Hill Cemetery

crownhillLearn of the history of Crown Hill Cemetery from Nikki Stoddard Schofield, staff genealogist, tour guide, and published author.  Celebrating its 150th year, Crown Hill, located in Indianapolis, is rich in history and is the nation’s third largest non-government cemetery.  Benjamin Harrison, John Dillinger, Col. Eli Lilly, James Whitcomb Riley and Booth Tarkington are a few of the famous Hoosiers 

Start: May 3, 2014 2:00 pm
End: May 3, 2014 3:00 pm
Venue: Bartholomew County Public Library
Address:
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free

May 4, 2014

CMV Foundation Benefit Concert

CMV Benefit Flyer

Start: May 4, 2014 12:30 pm
End: May 4, 2014 7:00 pm
Venue: Unnamed Venue
Address:
122 E 2nd St, Seymour, IN, 47274, United States

May 6, 2014

Mileposts in Indiana Automotive History

horvathLearn about Indiana’s automotive heritage and automotive pioneers who brought us inventions such as tilt steering, cruise control and hydraulic brakes.  More than 400 automobiles, trucks, and cycle cars can claim Indiana production or assemblage.  Presenter Dennis Horvath has been an avid collector of automobile facts and memorabilia for more than 30 years and is the lead author of Indiana Cars: A History of the Automobile in Indiana and Hoosier Tour: A 1913 Indiana to Pacific Journey.  He is the Web publisher of Cruise-IN.com: Celebrating Indiana automotive history and is a contributing writer for Old Cars Weekly and The Indianapolis Star.  

Start: May 6, 2014 6:30 pm
End: May 6, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Bartholomew County Public Library
Address:
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free

May 7, 2014

Introducing Windows 8

denise2Do you want to know more about the Microsoft Windows 8 interface? Join us for an introduction and demonstration of some of the new features. Bring your Windows 8 computer to practice on if you own one.  Presented by Reference Librarian Denise Wirrig.

Start: May 7, 2014 6:00 pm
End: May 7, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Bartholomew County Public Library
Phone: 812-379-1266
Address:
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free

May 8, 2014

Bartholomew County Writers Group

Meet with other writers in the county, share ideas and learn.

Start: May 8, 2014 6:00 pm
End: May 8, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Bartholomew County Public Library
Address:
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free

Champion a Child

Stefanie Loudenback will discuss The Villages’ foster care services, adoption services, and how to become involved.  She will also answer questions.  May is National Foster Care Month. 

Start: May 8, 2014 6:30 pm
End: May 8, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Bartholomew County Public Library
Address:
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free

Microsoft Word

During this class learn the basics of word processing and explore the various templates available as part of the Microsoft Word 2007 program.

 

Start: May 8, 2014 8:00 pm
End: May 8, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Bartholomew County Public Library
Address:
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free

May 10, 2014

Saturday Sampler: Honk! Honk! Cars in Columbus

May is the month of speed in Indiana, and Columbus has an exciting legacy of racing. We also have a great history of all types of cars and even manufactured an eight wheeled automobile!  Learn all about Bartholomew County’s love affair with autos, and even try your hand at a car craft.  Beep! Beep!  Here we go! Our Saturday Samplers are monthly family friendly workshops catered towards small children.

Start: May 10, 2014 11:00 am
End: May 10, 2014 12:00 pm
Venue: Yellow Trail Museum
Phone: (812) 371-7969
Address:
Main St., Hope, IN, 47246, United States
Cost: Free

May 12, 2014

Memory Loss, Dementia, and Alzheimer’s Disease: The Basics

alzProgram is designed to help you understand the difference between normal age-related memory changes and more serious memory problems that should be evaluated by a medical professional. Other topics covered include the common causes of memory loss, risk factors, and the importance of accurate diagnosis. Videos of physicians, individuals with Alzheimer’s disease, and caregivers are incorporated into the program. Presented by the Alzheimer’s Association of Greater Indiana.

Start: May 12, 2014 10:00 am
End: May 12, 2014 11:00 am
Venue: Bartholomew County Public Library
Address:
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free

Excel Level I

Using Excel 2007, learn how to create and format a personal budget. Discover the auto fill feature and explore free templates available from Microsoft. 

Start: May 12, 2014 6:00 pm
End: May 12, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Bartholomew County Public Library
Address:
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free
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