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October 25, 2014

Fall Festival

The Columbus American Legion will host a party with games, prizes, and tattoos for kids. Costume Party will be held at noon with prizes awarded.  We will have breakfast available for purchase from 9am – noon  while other activities are free.

Start: October 25, 2014 9:00 am
End: October 25, 2014 12:00 pm
Venue: Columbus American Legion
Phone: 812-376-7036
2515 25th Street, Columbus, IN, 47203, United States
Cost: free

Basket Weaving

Make a useful little basket.  It has a handle with a base and inside divider all in one piece.  It can be used to store an abundance of “stuff.”   A traditional weaving method, which is over/under, start/stop, are used to create this basket.  Add color if desired or leave it all natural. This is a good “beginner” basket.  Instructors are Ruth and Kathy Shroyer, Sisters’ Handcrafted Baskets.  $20 fee covers all supplies.  Register at mybcpl.org or call 379-1266.  For ages  12 and over.


Start: October 25, 2014 10:00 am
End: October 25, 2014 12:00 pm
Venue: Bartholomew County Public Library
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: $20 for supplies

October 31, 2014

Eastside Community Center Trunk or Treat

For kids of all ages to come trick or treating on Halloween night. Multiple cars will have their trunks decorated. There will be treats, games and fun for all.


Trunk or Treat

Start: October 31, 2014 5:00 pm
End: October 31, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Eastside Community Center
421 McClure Rd, Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free

November 6, 2014

Manufacturing Hiring Event


Thursday, November 6th at the Columbus Learning Center. From 12:00 – 1:00 pm, veterans only are welcome to attend. From 1:00 – 4:00 pm, the general public id invited.


Everyone is invited to “Tomorrow’s Forecast: Transitioning from Fair to Fabulous,” a job fair preparation workshop. Choose Monday, November 3 from 10:00 am to 11:30 am or Wednesday from 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm. Workshop will include one-on-one resume review by an HR professional, how to get the employers attention, and creating a personal branding statement.


Space is limited, so contact today to reserve your spot! You can call Phyllis at 812-341-8546 or email pburgos@dwd.in.gov













Start: November 6, 2014 12:00 pm
End: November 6, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: Columbus Learning Center
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States

November 8, 2014

Downtown Franklin Holiday Open House

On Saturday, November 8th, 24 Downtown Franklin shops will be holding their Holiday Open Houses!  Pick up a punch card, visit 10 participating shops (no purchase necessary), turn in your card that day and be eligible for one of three gift baskets worth over $200 in our prize drawing!


HolidayOpenHouse 2014

Date: November 8, 2014
Venue: Downtown Franklin
Phone: (317)738-3886
Jefferson St. & Main St., Franklin, IN, 46131, United States
Cost: Free

December 6, 2014

Festival of Lights Parade

It’s time to light up the night and spread holiday cheer! The Festival of Lights Parade, thanks to Old National Bank, is a fun, family tradition that steps off at 6:00 pm. Immediately following the parade turn your attention to the sky for Thomasson, Thomasson, Long and Guthrie presents QMIX Christmas Musical Fireworks!

Start: December 6, 2014 6:00 pm
End: December 6, 2014 7:30 pm
Venue: Downtown
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: FREE!

QMIX Christmas Musical Fireworks

We’ll see you downtown for the most magical time of the year! Thomasson, Thomasson, Long & Guthrie presents QMIX Christmas Musical Fireworks! This family tradition of fireworks set to your favorite holiday tunes continues right after the Festival of Lights Parade at 7:30!

Start: December 6, 2014 7:30 pm
End: December 6, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Downtown
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: FREE!
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