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September 20, 2014

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

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

One Stroke Painting

Learn to blend, shade, and highlight, all in one stroke.  Participants will paint love birds with flowers on a plaque.  Instructor Marilyn Tentler is a Level 2 One Stroke Certified Instructor.  Fee covers all supplies. $25 fee covers all supplies.  For ages 13 and up.  Must register at mybcpl.org or call 379-1266.

 

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Start: September 20, 2014 10:00 am
End: September 20, 2014 12:00 pm
Venue: Bartholomew County Public Library
Address:
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: 25.00 for supplies

CSA Fodrea’s High Flying Flea Market

Stop by CSA Fodrea from 8am-3pm to purchase gently used items. From books to furniture, we are running many booths of items that have been donated to our school.  The profit that our booths make goes to a field trip to JA Biztown in Indianapolis, were kids get to run businesses for a day.

Hope you fly in!

Start: September 20, 2014 8:00 am
End: September 20, 2014 3:00 pm
Venue: CSA Fodrea Gym
Address:
2775 Illinois St., Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free

September 19, 2014

COLUMBUS, IN TO COMMEMORATE POW-MIA RECOGNITION DAY

COLUMBUS, IN TO COMMEMORATE POW-MIA RECOGNITION DAY
On Friday, September 19th, the City of Columbus, IN will be conducting a solemn ceremony commemorating National POW-MIA Recognition Day. The program will begin at 5:00 PM on the steps of City Hall, and should last about 30 minutes.
The ceremony will include: Opening/closing prayer with VFW Chaplin Mike Childress, remarks by Mayor Kristen Brown, bagpipes, and remarks by VFW Service Officer Tom Jester.
The event is presented by The City of Columbus and local veterans groups. The event is intended to give everyone in the community, regardless of age, an opportunity to pause and remember those who have given so much.
“The fight for freedom is never easy and never over and there will always be those who will never come home.”
For further information about the ceremony, contact Bob Miller at 856-981-7828 or robert_d_miller@yahoo.com.

War Memorial Image

Start: September 19, 2014 5:00 am
End: September 19, 2014 5:30 pm
Venue: City Hall
Phone: 812-376-2500
Address:
123 Washington St, Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free

September 18, 2014

Civil War Book Discussion Group

For Cause and Comrades by James McPherson will be discussed.  The group meets every other month.

 

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Start: September 18, 2014 7:00 pm
End: September 18, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Bartholomew County Public Library
Phone: 812-379-1266
Address:
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free

Past to Present Trends in North American Archaeology

Archaeologist Rick Jones will give a presentation on the development of North American archaeology as a discipline and its studies, from speculation to scientific inquiry, with corresponding examples of the various themes and topics in Indiana.  Afterwards, there will be artifact identification.  Bring an artifact or two to show, discuss, and have identified.  September is Archaeology Month in Indiana.

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Start: September 18, 2014 6:30 pm
End: September 18, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Bartholomew County Public Library
Address:
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free

Dining with Diabetes

Dining with Diabetes is a series of classes targeted to persons with or at risk for type 2 diabetes and their families.  Harriet Armstrong, Health and Human Science Extension Educator, will be offering two different series of classes. You can visit the Purdue/Bartholomew County Extension website to download a flier and registration form.

 

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Start: September 18, 2014 3:00 pm
End: September 18, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: Hope United Methodist Church
Address:
432 Washington Street, Hope, IN, 47246, United States
Cost: 20

September 17, 2014

Dining with Diabetes

Dining with Diabetes is a series of class to help those at risk for type 2 diabetes and their families. Please visit the Purdue/Bartholomew County Extension website at extension.purdue.edu/bartholomew for a flier and registration form. Harriet Armstrong, Health and Human Science Extension Educator, is offering an evening and afternoon option. Please call the Bartholomew County Extension Office with any questions.

 

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Start: September 17, 2014 6:00 pm
End: September 17, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Faith Ministries
Address:
5103 W State Road 46, Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: 20

PowerPoint

Learn to create, run, print and edit projects using PowerPoint, an easy-to-use application that lets you create a presentation slide by slide.

 

Start: September 17, 2014 6:00 pm
End: September 17, 2014 7:30 pm
Venue: Bartholomew County Public Library
Phone: 812-379-1266
Address:
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free
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