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December 18, 2014

CYP Holiday Party

Join us for Columbus Young Professionals (CYP)’s annual holiday party on Thursday, December 18th from 6-8pm at Hotel Indigo. Celebrate the holidays, while mixing and mingling with Columbus Young Professionals! Free appetizers and a cash bar will be available. Donate 3 cans of food or $3 to be entered into a drawing for an iPad mini 2. All proceeds will benefit local food banks!

All young professionals and friends of CYP are welcome!


CYP Holiday Party poster 2014

Start: December 18, 2014 6:00 pm
End: December 18, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Hotel Indigo
Phone: 812-375-9100
400 Brown Street, Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free

December 13, 2014

Holiday Gathering for East Columbus Residents & State Street Area Association Supporters

Open house Holiday Gathering 2-5PM at East Columbus United Methodist Church, 2439 Indiana Avenue. Gift bags for the first 25 children. Door Prizes. For East Columbus residents and supporters of the State Street Area Association.

Start: December 13, 2014 2:00 pm
End: December 13, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: East Columbus United Methodist Church
Phone: 812-343-0867
2349 Indiana Ave, Columbus , IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free

December 7, 2014

Songs of a People – IU African American Choral Ensemble

Come see our new sanctuary and enjoy a wonderful performance by Indiana University’s African American Ensemble. There will be a Spaghetti Dinner fundraiser benefiting Fairlawn Preschool Kelly Green Scholarships following the performance.


Start: December 7, 2014 4:00 pm
End: December 7, 2014 7:00 pm
Venue: Fairlawn Presbyterian Church
Phone: 812372-3882
2611 Fairlawn Dr., Columbus, IN, 47203, United States
Cost: Free

December 6, 2014

Ready! Set! Bake! with JCPL Cookie Contest

Break out the recipes, gather the ingredients and roll out the dough! It’s time to start baking cookies for the 10th Annual Cookie Contest. On Saturday, December 6, bring your delectable entries to Mutual Savings Bank, 80 E. Jefferson Street in Franklin. The contest will be divided into three age divisions: Children, ages 12 and under; Teens, ages 13 to 17; and adults, ages 18 and older. Purdue Extension Services of Johnson County will judge cookie entries. The winner in each age division will be awarded $50 courtesy of Mutual Savings Bank.

Cookie Contest Schedule:

3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. – Cookie entries accepted

4:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. – Storytime with Mrs. Claus

5:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. – Enjoy the Holiday Lighting Parade

6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. – Craft Time with Mrs. Claus and all Cookies Displayed

New this year! Ribbons will be awarded in each age division for the following categories: 1. Best presentation on plate 2. Best uniformed style 3. Best flavor 4. Best topping, icing or decoration 5. Best originality 6. Best level of difficulty Contest sponsored by Johnson County Public Library, Friends of Johnson County Public Library and Mutual Savings Bank. You don’t want to miss this annual tradition! Register for the cookie contest online at or on the day of contest.


For more information, please contact Pam Caito at 317-738-2957.


Holiday Cookie Contest (L) 2014

Start: December 6, 2014 3:00 pm
End: December 6, 2014 7:00 pm
Venue: Mutual Savings Bank
80 East Jefferson St, Franklin, IN, 46131, United States

November 22, 2014

24th Annual Cookie Walk

The First United Methodist Women’s 24th Annual Cookie Walk is Saturday, November 22 from 9:00 am to 12:00 noon. You can buy specialty cookies and sweet treats by the pound. All proceeds will be donated to FUMW mission projects.

Start: November 22, 2014 9:00 am
End: November 22, 2014 12:00 pm
Venue: First United Methodist Church
618 8th Street, Columbus, IN, 47201, United States

Pancake Breakfast

The Freetown July Festival is hosting a pancake breakfast at the Freetown United Methodist Church, November 22 from 5 AM to 10 AM. Freewill offering is accepted. For more information, visit our page at

Start: November 22, 2014 5:00 am
End: November 22, 2014 10:00 am
Venue: Freetown United Methodist Church
6811 N Glendenning St, Freetown, IN, 47235, United States
Cost: Freewill Offering

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

November 1, 2014

Fish & Tenderloin Dinner








Grace United Methodist Church invites you to a Fish & Tenderloin Dinner on Saturday, November 1 to help support the Annual Potato Drop and other mission programs.

The menu features all you can eat fish and tenderloin, sides, drink and dessert. Tickets are $11 for adults and $6 for children aged 4-12.

For information and tickets, call Grace United Methodist Church at 317-736-7962.


Computer Redeemers will also be available to recycle electronics. Please no televisions.

Date: November 1, 2014
Venue: Grace United Methodist Church
Phone: 317-736-7962
1300 E Adams Drive, Franklin, IN, 46131, United States

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

Flintwood Wesleyan Church Trunk or Treat

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Start: October 31, 2014 5:00 pm
End: October 31, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Flintwood Wesleyan Church
Phone: 812-379-4287
5300 E 25th St, Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
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