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May 2, 2014

Ignite Columbus

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Ignite Columbus
Friday, May 2nd from 6:30-9:00 pm
At IU Center for Art and Design
310 Jackson Street, downtown Columbus, IN

You are invited to a lively evening of food, drink and frivolity as we promote social change through creative thinking. See what happens when great minds compete for huge cash prizes in a fast-paced format to see who has the next great idea for our community.
-No cover
-Free (yummy!) food
-Cash bar
-Great music
-Brilliant presentations

Start: May 2, 2014 6:30 pm
End: May 2, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: IU Center for Art and Design
Address:
310 Jackson St. , Columbus, IN, 47201, United States

May 4, 2014

CMV Foundation Benefit Concert

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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 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 17, 2014

Tox-A-Way Day

Tox-A-Way Event May 17, 2014Household Hazardous Waste disposal event for Bartholomew County residents!

Start: May 17, 2014 8:30 am
End: May 17, 2014 1:00 pm
Venue: Bartholomew County Fairgrounds
Address:
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free

Live Broadcast: Out of the Darkness Walk

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Out Of The Darkness Walk for Sucide Prevention

Starting at Hamilton Center,  Noon

live broadcast: 10:50am-12:20pm

Sponsored by 4th Street Bar & Grill

Start: May 17, 2014 10:50 am
End: May 17, 2014 12:20 pm
Venue: Hamilton Center
Phone: (812) 376-2686
Address:
2501 Lincoln Park Dr, Columbus, IN, 47201, United States

Literacy Festival

An afternoon of free family fun. Book character costume contest.  Free gently used books.  Awesome door prizes.  Food.  Music.  Silly Photo Ops.  Play Quidditch.  Over 50 literacy activities.

Start: May 17, 2014 12:00 pm
End: May 17, 2014 3:00 pm
Venue: Central Middle School
Address:
725 7th Street, Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free

May 18, 2014

Family Fun Days: Bollywood Dancing

If you have ever watched a vibrant Indian dance scene and wished you could take part; this is the class for you. In this fully participatory class, expert dance instructor, Jenny Bhupatker, will lead you through the basics of Bollywood movements inspired by the Bollywood film industry. She will explain the music and steps and make sure you are comfortable with this innovative and popular dance form. Bhupatker is an instructor for Bollywood Dance Indianapolis and IUPUI.

$8 for public, $5 for members

Maximum: 75 guests

Advance registration is required and payment is to be made in full at time of registration. To register call 812-372-3541 or email info@bartholomewhistory.org.
Members of the Bartholomew County Historical Society get special discounts on workshops. Members also get every fourth class FREE.

Start: May 18, 2014 11:00 am
End: May 18, 2014 1:00 pm
Venue: Haw Creek Heritage Center
Phone: 8123723541
Address:
111 Aiken Street, Hope, IN, 47246, United States
Cost: 8

May 24, 2014

Saturday Sampler: Cars in Columbus!

May is the month of speed in Indiana and Columbus has an exciting legacy of racing, but we also have a great history of all types of cars. We 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 24, 2014 11:00 am
End: May 24, 2014 12:00 pm
Venue: Bartholomew County History Center
Phone: 812.372.3541
Address:
524 Third Street, Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free

May 28, 2014

Open Board Meeting

This special board meeting featuring Bartholomew Consolidated School Corporation leaders.  Superintendent Dr. John Quick will lead a discussion on the importance of early childhood education.  Register Here

Start: May 28, 2014 11:30 am
End: May 28, 2014 1:00 pm
Venue: BCSC Administration Building
Address:
1200 Central Avenue, Columbus, IN, 47201, United States

June 14, 2014

Saturday Sampler: Natural Dyes

Have you ever wondered how the pioneers’ clothes got their colors? Now is your chance to find out! We’ll be using things found in nature to make fabric dyes. Everyone gets to try their hand and dye something special to take home. Our Saturday Samplers are monthly family friendly workshops catered towards small children.

Start: June 14, 2014 11:00 am
End: June 14, 2014 12:00 pm
Venue: Bartholomew County History Center
Phone: 812.372.3541
Address:
524 Third Street, Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free
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