September 20, 2014
Paulette Roberts will discuss Underground Railroad connections in Bartholomew County. Program is open to the public and sponsored by the Bartholomew County Genealogical Society.
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.
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.
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!
September 19, 2014
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
September 18, 2014
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.
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.
September 17, 2014
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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