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September 20, 2014

Saturday Sampler: Cabinet of Curiosities

What do a mermaid, a unicorn tail, and a two-headed cow have in common?  They are all the types of “artifacts” included in traveling displays of oddities which were a popular form of entertainment before movies.  Check out some of the strange items in the Bartholomew County Historical Society’s collection and make a curiosity to take home that will be sure to impress your friends! Our Saturday Samplers are monthly family friendly workshops catered towards small children.

Start: September 20, 2014 11:00 am
End: September 20, 2014 12:00 pm
Venue: Yellow Trail Museum
Phone: (812) 371-7969
Address:
Main St., Hope, IN, 47246, United States
Cost: Free

Underground Railroad in Bartholomew County

Paulette Roberts will discuss Underground Railroad connections in Bartholomew County.  Program is open to the public and sponsored by the Bartholomew County Genealogical Society.

Start: September 20, 2014 1:00 pm
End: September 20, 2014 2:30 pm
Venue: Bartholomew County Public Library
Phone: 812-379-1266
Address:
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free

September 22, 2014

Talking With Your Doctor

Kim Brown, Health Science Program Chair at Harrison College, will help you in making the most of your medical appointments with your doctor.  She will cover tips on how to get ready for your visit; how to effectively discuss health concerns, including sensitive issues; how to make collaborative decisions about treatment; how to remember what was discussed following the appointment and other important topics.

 

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Start: September 22, 2014 6:30 pm
End: September 22, 2014 7:30 pm
Venue: Bartholomew County Public Library
Address:
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free

September 23, 2014

Purdue College of Technology All Aboard Open House

The Purdue College of Technology in Columbus is inviting you and your family to attend an open house on September 23 from 5:30pm – 7:30pm at the Advanced Manufacturing Center of Excellence. Join us for free food, games, and activities while learning about PCOT and our degree programs. Get help applying to Purdue College of Technology Columbus and more!  Visit purdue.edu/columbus or call 812.348.2027 for more information.

Start: September 23, 2014 5:30 pm
End: September 23, 2014 7:30 pm
Venue: Purdue College of Technology
Phone: 812-348-2027
Address:
4444 Kelly St, Columbus, IN, 47203, United States
Cost: Free

September 24, 2014

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: September 24, 2014 6:00 pm
End: September 24, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Bartholomew County Public Library
Address:
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free

Shoulder, Neck, and Facial Pain…..What a Headache!!

Millions of Americans battle headaches and migraines daily.  Pain of the head, neck, and TMJ affect more than 25% of the population.  Studies suggest that up to 85% of the TMJ/ facial pain disorders are muscle related.  What if treating the muscle trigger points with Botox would relieve your pain?  Presenter Dr. Christopher Bartels, DDS, is a specialist in facial pain and will discuss non-surgical treatment options to the public.

 

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Start: September 24, 2014 6:30 pm
End: September 24, 2014 7:30 pm
Venue: Bartholomew County Public Library
Phone: 812-379-1266
Address:
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free

September 25, 2014

WorldFest 2014

Travel the World – Right Here in Columbus!

Join First United Methodist Church and Learning Tree Preschool in a celebration of cultures. Bring your family for an evening of discovery and exploration. See the world from the eyes of families who want to share their culture and knowledge. Try out the activities that make their countries so unique. American dinner choices are available for purchase: hot dogs, cheese pizza, smoothies, drinks and chips. Rain or Shine.

Start: September 25, 2014 5:30 pm
End: September 25, 2014 7:30 pm
Venue: First United Methodist Church Parking Lot
Address:
618 Eighth Street, Columbus, IN, 47201, United States

Excel Level II

Formulas, cell references, graphs and pivot tables will be covered along with data manipulation utilizing the Consolidate, Sort and Filter commands.

Start: September 25, 2014 6:00 pm
End: September 25, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Bartholomew County Public Library
Address:
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free

Basic Budgeting

Receive guidance to help you meet monthly household expenses, organize your finances and put together a budget that really works.  Participants will learn valuable information such as how to communicate with your spouse about money and discuss financial goals and how a written plan gives a single person empowerment, self accountability, and control.  Presenter is Brad Kinder, Kinder Coaching.

Start: September 25, 2014 6:30 pm
End: September 25, 2014 8:30 pm
Venue: Bartholomew County Public Library
Phone: 812-379-1266
Address:
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free

September 29, 2014

Sweet Taste, Bitter Truth

We all know that is best to avoid sugar, but what does sugar actually do to our health? How does sugar affect our physical and emotional well being? Are you sugar sensitive? What strategies and alternatives could we use instead? Join homeopath Katia Martinhoto find out more about this sweet and biter ingredient and get motivated to make small changes to benefit your well being.

 

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Start: September 29, 2014 6:30 pm
End: September 29, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Bartholomew County Public Library
Phone: 812-379-1266
Address:
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free
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