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January 16, 2015 – April 15, 2015

Free Tax Preparation Appointments

Free Income Tax Return Assistance and Preparation Appointments can be made starting January 16th.  Call Eastside Community Center at 376-7840, Doug Otto Center at 211, Mill Race Center at 376-9241, or the Sandy Hook United Methodist Church at 372-8495.  This is a service of the host organizations, IRS VITA and AARP Tax-Aide.

Start: January 16, 2015 9:00 am
End: April 15, 2015 5:00 pm
Venue: Multiple
Address:
Columbus, IN, United States
Cost: Free

January 27, 2015

Quarters for Cancer

Almost everyone has been affected in one way or another by cancer, and pretty much everybody knows a little bit about what it is, but how much do you really know? Come to “Quarters for Cancer,” an event at Central Middle School on Tuesday, January 27 between 4:30-6:30 PM where 8th grade students from Central Middle School and St. Bartholomew School will be displaying their projects on cancer research. Bring change and dollar bills to use to vote on the best displays. All funds raised at this event will be donated to the Columbus Relay for Life. After voting on your favorite project, go cheer on the boys playing in the Central vs. St. Bartholomew basketball game in the gym.

 

Start: January 27, 2015 4:30 am
End: January 27, 2015 6:30 pm
Venue: Central Middle School
Address:
725 7th Street, Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Donation

Never Again: Two Perspectives of the Holocaust

Esther Davidson, a holocaust survivor and her husband Ed, a retired US Army officer, offer a personal look at this tragic event. Esther, born in Poland in 1941, shares her childhood memories with of lost family, the trauma of separation, surviving a tragic war and living in a Displaced Persons camp for four years, and what it was like coming to America.  Ed, born in America but with direct links to the Holocaust, provides a l presentation about the Nuremburg Trials, discusses WWII concentration camps and takes you on a tour of the Dachau Concentration Camp.  Our speakers come to us through the Indianapolis Bureau of Jewish Education.  Sponsored by the Bartholomew County Library Associates.

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Start: January 27, 2015 6:30 pm
End: January 27, 2015 8:00 pm
Venue: Bartholomew County Public Library
Phone: 812-379-1266
Address:
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free

January 29, 2015

Bike Repair & Maintenance Classes

We are offering a series of 6 classes on Bicycle Maintenance & Repair this Winter! Join us for as few or as many of the classes as you like.

The classes will be offered on Thursday evenings from 6:00 – 7:30 pm:

Jan 29th - Basic Bike Repair & Maintenance
Feb 12th - Brakes: Adjustment & Cable Maintenance
Feb 19th – Derailleurs: Adjustment & Troubleshooting
Feb 26th – Cup & Cone Bearings: Adjustment & Overhaul
Mar 12th – Bottom Brackets: Adjustment & Overhaul
Mar 19th – Headsets: Adjustment & Overhaul

The suggested donation to attend is $10 per class, $25 for 3 classes, and $50 for all 6 classes. If you can’t afford it, please don’t let the cost be a barrier to expanding your bike repair knowledge. Donate as much as you can. If you want to learn, then we want to teach you!

These classes are FREE for all of our regular volunteers – those who regularly sign up for shifts as a Shop Monitor, Greeter or Volunteer Supervisor.

Contact us at info@bikeco-op.org to RSVP or to get more information.

 

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Start: January 29, 2015 6:00 pm
End: January 29, 2015 7:30 pm
Venue: Bike Co-op
Address:
1531 13th Street, Columbus, IN 47201, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: 10

Student-Athletes: Recruiting Realities

Does your teen have hopes to continue playing their sport in college?  Wondering about the realities of the recruiting process and all the logistics surrounding college sports recruiting?  Join Robyn Spoon, College Planning Services, for an evening of answers to the biggest questions surrounding this topic.  She’ll cover eligibility, recruiting efforts, scholarships, the various divisions and athletic leagues and whatever questions you bring.

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Start: January 29, 2015 6:30 pm
End: January 29, 2015 8:00 pm
Venue: Bartholomew County Public Library
Phone: 812-379-1266
Address:
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free

January 31, 2015

League of Women Voters

Amy Miller, President of the League of Women Voters of Indiana, will give a short presentation on The League of Women Voters, a nonpartisan political membership organization which acts after study and member agreement to achieve solutions in the public interest on key community issues at all government levels, builds citizen participation in the democratic process and engages communities in promoting positive solutions to public policy issues through education and advocacy.  The purpose of the meeting is to increase awareness of the League and encourage membership in Bartholomew County.

Start: January 31, 2015 11:00 am
End: January 31, 2015 12:00 pm
Venue: Bartholomew County Public Library
Phone: 812-379-1266
Address:
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free

17th Annual Empty Bowls

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Start: January 31, 2015 5:30 pm
End: January 31, 2015 8:00 pm
Venue: Central Middle School
Address:
725 7th Street, Columbus, IN, 47201, United States

February 2, 2015

Support Group for Parents of ADHD & ADD Children

Monthly meetings to help parents with the struggles/challenges of raising energetic and out of sync children.  Topics will be discussed and new methods will be learned.  After the parent group is well established we will add our children to the meetings. Organized by Karen Perry Scott, retired educator and mother of an ADHD son.  Next meeting will be on March 2.

Start: February 2, 2015 7:00 pm
End: February 2, 2015 8:00 pm
Venue: Bartholomew County Public Library
Phone: 812-379-1266
Address:
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free

February 3, 2015

Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group

Receive emotional support, practical assistance in coping with the issues you face and the latest information on research.  Meetings are confidential. Sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Association of Greater Indiana.

Start: February 3, 2015 4:30 pm
End: February 3, 2015 6:00 pm
Venue: Bartholomew County Public Library
Phone: 812-379-1266
Address:
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free

February 4, 2015

Affordable Health Care/SIHO

Educational session regarding the Affordable Care Act – SIHO Representative will be available to assist with questions and enrollment.  For more information call 812-378-7103.

Start: February 4, 2015 2:00 pm
End: February 4, 2015 4:00 pm
Venue: Bartholomew County Public Library
Phone: 812-379-1266
Address:
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free
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