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April 22, 2014

Earth Day Expo


Start: April 22, 2014 11:00 am
End: April 22, 2014 1:00 pm
Venue: The Commons
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States

Central Middle School Spanish Fair



All of the students here at Central that are taking a Spanish class are presenting at the fair about a Spanish speaking country that they have researched. They will also have some great activities for kids (and adults) to do at their booth that either come from that country or pertain to that country. The event is free but there are some booths that Spanish club is sponsoring that do cost money. The money raised by Spanish club will go towards a scholarship fund to help students travel to Puerto Rico through a travel abroad program we plan to do. 
Start: April 22, 2014 5:00 pm
End: April 22, 2014 6:30 pm
Venue: Central Middle School
725 7th Street, Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: FREE

April 26, 2014

Earth Day 2014

Earth Day celebration with many events! See the flyer for all of the specific details!

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Start: April 26, 2014 8:00 am
End: April 26, 2014 3:00 pm
Venue: Columbus/Bartholomew County Recycling Center
Phone: 812-376-2614
720 South Mapleton Street, Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free

1st Annual Motorcycle Ride & Spring Festival

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Start: April 26, 2014 8:00 am
End: April 26, 2014 3:00 pm
Venue: East Columbus United Methodist Church
2349 Indiana Ave, Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: $25-$30

37th Annual Festival of the Young Child




l0:00 a.m. to Noon

Sponsored by:  Child Care Answers

Columbus Parks and Recreation

Children, Inc.

The festival is an opportunity to bring together many agencies and programs centered around young children and their families.  The free festival features a wide assortment of child-participating activities and displays geared to young children up to eight (8) years of age.  This is a great “outing” for the entire family…Hope to see you there.

For more information, contact:

Brenda Flanagan

Children, Inc.

Email:  bflanagan@children-inc.com

Phone:  (812) 379-2319


Start: April 26, 2014 10:00 am
End: April 26, 2014 12:00 pm
Venue: Donner Center
22nd and Sycamore, Columbus, IN, 47201, United States

May 3, 2014

Pork In The Park

Pork In The Park amateur BBQ Competition to benefit the American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Jennings County. May 3 at the North Vernon City Park. For a $2 donation, the general public is invited to participate in the judging of the People’s Choice Award. The People’s Choice will run from 4:00 pm until the first team runs out. Then at 5 pm food will be served in Shelter #1 at the city park for a cost of $5.00 per person until food runs out, sign up for both for $ 6.00.

Entertainment will be provided throughout the day.  Other Relay For Life teams will also be setting up fundraiser booths selling items and holding silent auctions.

6More information available at:  https://www.facebook.com/pages/Pork-in-the-Park/614771441925848

Date: May 3, 2014
Venue: North Vernon City Park
North Vernon, IN, 47265, United States
Cost: 6

May 3, 2014 – May 4, 2014


The Magical Beauty of Gourds.  OPEN TO THE PUBLIC:
Sat., May 3, 9 am-6 pm, and Sun., May 4, 9 am-3 pm, at the Boone County 
Fairgrounds (I-65 Exit 138), Lebanon, IN.  Age 14-60 $5, Seniors 60+ $3, Under 
14 free!  Bring a can of food for $1.00 off admission.
Gourd Competitions, Vendors, IGS Gourd Store,
Seeds, Demos, Kids’ Booth, Gourd Art Raffle, and Auctions Saturday & 
Sunday! Gourd Gurus To Answer Questions. Entries & Preregistered Classes 
ONLY Fri., May 2, noon – 7 pm.  Info at showchair@indianagourdsociety.org & 
Start: May 3, 2014
End: May 4, 2014
Venue: Boone County Fairgrounds
Lebanon , IN, United States
Cost: $3-$5

Riley Wranglers Arts & Crafts FAir

Riley Wrangler’s 30th Annual Arts & Crafts Fair


The Riley Wrangler Square Dance Club from Greenfield, Indiana, will be sponsoring its 30th Annual Arts & Crafts Fair on Saturday May 3th, 2013.  The event will be held at the HancockCounty 4-H Fairgrounds (620 N. Apple St.) in Greenfield from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.  There is free parking and free admission.  The buildings are all handicap accessible.  Door prizes will be given away approximately every half-hour. 


There will be over 120 vendors (in three buildings and outside) selling art, craft items, food vendors and home improvement items.  This is a perfect opportunity to purchase gifts for Mother’s Day (May), Father’s Day (June), Memorial Day, July 4th and other special summer events.

Items for sale in previous years have included hand-made soaps and candles, painted gourds, puppets, glass block night lights, toys, woodcraft items, flowers and floral arrangements, juice pouch and denim purses, leather goods, hand-made jewelry, cast pewter figurines, oil paintings, Quilted items, hand-made furniture, woven baskets, Tupperware, Pampered Chef, Fuller Brush, Gourmet-to-go, Creative Memories, Scrap booking items, Italian Charms, and displays by several home improvement companies. 

Food vendors will be selling sandwiches, ice cream treats, chocolates, Kettle Korn,  and other food items to please your taste buds. 


There will be live entertainment throughout the day.  The Indiana Starfire Cloggers will perform from 10:00 to 11:00am, other performers (to be announced) will perform from 12:00 to 2:00and there will be a free square dance from 2:00 to 4:00pm.


Please come and enjoy the day with us!


 For more information, call 765-763-6289 or 317-459-1319.

Start: May 3, 2014 9:00 am
End: May 3, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: Hancock County 4-H Fairgrounds
620 N. Apple St., Greenfield, IN, 46140, United States
Cost: Free

May 17, 2014

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
725 7th Street, Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free

May 21, 2014

Live Broadcast: Indy Motor Speedway via Center Grove Tire


Live Broadcast from Indianapolis Motor Speedway courtesy of Center Grove Tire

May 21st (Community Day)

Live Broadcast: 1-3pm

KORN Country & Center Grove Tire’s Big Ticket Giveaway

Drawing winner for 2 tickets to Indianapolis 500.


Start: May 21, 2014 1:00 pm
End: May 21, 2014 3:00 pm
Venue: Indianapolis Motor Speedway
4790 W. 16th St., Indianapolis, IN, 46222, United States
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