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October 18, 2014

Saturday Sampler: Pumpkin Palooza

A fall tradition for the Bartholomew County Historical Society, Pumpkin Palloosa celebrates everything pumpkin!  Why do we carve pumpkins? Who were the first people to grow pumpkins?  What parts of the pumpkin are edible?  Why are they called jack-o-lanterns?  Learn the answers to all these questions and more as we discover pumpkin lore and even carve a pumpkin to take home!  Enjoy this fall favorite with your family. Our Saturday Samplers are monthly family friendly workshops catered towards small children.

Start: October 18, 2014 11:00 am
End: October 18, 2014 12:00 pm
Venue: Bartholomew County History Center
Phone: 812.372.3541
Address:
524 Third Street, Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free

October 15, 2014

La Leche League of Columbus Morning Meeting

Free breastfeeding support and mother-to-mother sharing.  Babies, kids and pregnant moms welcome!

Start: October 15, 2014 10:00 am
End: October 15, 2014 11:00 am
Venue: MainSource Bank Community Room
Address:
2310 W Jonathan Moore Pike, Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free

October 11, 2014

FCC of Bargersville Fish Fry

First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) of Bargersville will be having a Fish Fry on Saturday, October 11th, 2014. The FISH FRY begins at 11:00 a.m. through 4:00 p.m. The Fish Fry will be in the Community Center across from the Church and next to the Parsonage. In conjunction with Bargersville and The Indiana History Train.

Fish, Tenderloins, Homemade Cole Slaw, Baked Beans, Potato Salad, Hot Dogs, Homemade Desserts, and Drinks.

Menu: (Your choice of)

FISH Dinner w/ 2 Sides, DRINK, DESSERT

TENDERLOIN Dinner w/ 2 Sides, DRINK, DESSERT

HOT DOG Meal with DESSERT & DRINK

OR Individual sandwiches.

All proceeds will be used for Local Needy Families at the Holiday Season. Bring the whole family to eat, and share the day with us. The church is located at 101 East Street, between Harriman Street and South Street. Turn on Harriman and go south at the Main Source Bank Sign to the church. Just off of County Road 144, one-half mile west of SR 135 and SR 144 Stoplight. Look for the sign on Harriman pointing to the church.

For Information, call Larry Hughes at 317-432-8456.

Start: October 11, 2014 11:00 am
End: October 11, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: First Christian Church
Phone: (317) 422-5701
Address:
101 East St., Bargersville, IN, 46106, United States

October 7, 2014

La Leche League of Columbus Evening Meeting

Free breastfeeding support and mother-to-mother sharing.  Babies, kids and pregnant moms welcome!

Start: October 7, 2014 6:30 pm
End: October 7, 2014 6:30 pm
Venue: North Star Montessori (lower level)
Address:
2320 Midway St, Columbus , IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free

October 6, 2014 – October 10, 2014

32nd Annual American Red Cross Book Fair

32nd Annual American Red Cross Book Fair
Date Thursday, October 2, 2014
Time 9:00 am – 7:00 pm EDT
Where Monroe County Fairgrounds, Commercial Building West, 5700 W. Airport Road, Bloomington, IN 47403
Presenter Monroe County Chapter
Contact June Taylor
Cost $10 opening day only
Ticket Phone 812-332-7292
Communities Statewide
Notes 32nd Annual American Red Cross Book Fair   October 2 – 7, 2014Location: Monroe County Fairgrounds, Commercial Building West Phone: 812-332-7292 Admission: Free, except for opening day.

The 32nd Annual American Red Cross Book Fair will be held October 2 – 7, 2014 at the Monroe County Fairgrounds, Commercial Building West. There will be 100,000 gently used books, CDs, videos, DVDs, cassettes, records, games, puzzles, maps, sheet music, and many other items for sale at very reasonable prices.

Opening day admission is $10, but the rest of the week’s attendance is free. Please call to receive a Book Fair bookmark with dates, times (vary from day to day) and specials listed. All proceeds from the Book Fair benefit Red Cross disaster relief, service to military families, and emergency preparedness services in Monroe and Owen Counties.

Thurs., Oct. 2, 9 am -7 pm OPENING DAY! $10 admission for best selection of books & media.

Friday, Oct. 3: 9 am – 7 pm: No admission charge. 4th annual food drive for Hoosier Hills Food Bank – bring non-perishable food and you’ll receive a “book buck,” good for $1 off book and media purchases.

Saturday, Oct. 4: 9 am – 6 pm : 4th annual food drive for Hoosier Hills Food Bank – bring non-perishable food and you’ll receive a book buck, good for $1 off book and media purchases.

Sunday, Oct. 5: 9 am – 6 pm: Half-price day & Military Family Appreciation Day – Military families present ID and get free goodie bags for your children!

Monday, Oct. 6: 9 am – 6 pm: $10 bag-it day – we furnish the bag or bring your own of comparable size. You can fit at least two dozen books in a grocery bag – all for ten bucks.

Tuesday, Oct. 7: 9 am – 12 pm Community Day; Books & media left are free. Donations are encouraged.

Contact us at (812) 332-7292 or www.redcross.org/in/bloomington for more information or to volunteer for this event.

Start: October 6, 2014 9:00 am
End: October 10, 2014 6:00 pm
Venue: Monroe County Fairgrounds, Commercial Building West
Phone: 812-332-7292
Address:
5700 W. Airport Road, Bloomington, IN, 47403, United States
Cost: 10.00 opening day only

October 4, 2014

Saturday Sampler: Pumpkin Palooza

A fall tradition for the Bartholomew County Historical Society, Pumpkin Palloosa celebrates everything pumpkin!  Why do we carve pumpkins? Who were the first people to grow pumpkins?  What parts of the pumpkin are edible?  Why are they called jack-o-lanterns?  Learn the answers to all these questions and more as we discover pumpkin lore and even carve a pumpkin to take home!  Enjoy this fall favorite with your family. Our Saturday Samplers are monthly family friendly workshops catered towards small children.

Start: October 4, 2014 11:00 am
End: October 4, 2014 12:00 pm
Venue: Yellow Trail Museum
Phone: (812) 371-7969
Address:
Main St., Hope, IN, 47246, United States
Cost: Free

September 27, 2014

New Girl Scout Troop 3637 Meeting

Join us to learn more about Girl Scouts. Free and open to families with Girls in grades 2-8.

Start: September 27, 2014 2:00 pm
End: September 27, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: Bartholomew County Public Library
Address:
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free

September 25, 2014

WorldFest 2014

Travel the World – Right Here in Columbus!

Join First United Methodist Church and Learning Tree Preschool in a celebration of cultures. Bring your family for an evening of discovery and exploration. See the world from the eyes of families who want to share their culture and knowledge. Try out the activities that make their countries so unique. American dinner choices are available for purchase: hot dogs, cheese pizza, smoothies, drinks and chips. Rain or Shine.

Start: September 25, 2014 5:30 pm
End: September 25, 2014 7:30 pm
Venue: First United Methodist Church Parking Lot
Address:
618 Eighth Street, Columbus, IN, 47201, United States

September 23, 2014

Purdue College of Technology All Aboard Open House

The Purdue College of Technology in Columbus is inviting you and your family to attend an open house on September 23 from 5:30pm – 7:30pm at the Advanced Manufacturing Center of Excellence. Join us for free food, games, and activities while learning about PCOT and our degree programs. Get help applying to Purdue College of Technology Columbus and more!  Visit purdue.edu/columbus or call 812.348.2027 for more information.

Start: September 23, 2014 5:30 pm
End: September 23, 2014 7:30 pm
Venue: Purdue College of Technology
Phone: 812-348-2027
Address:
4444 Kelly St, Columbus, IN, 47203, United States
Cost: Free

September 20, 2014

Saturday Sampler: Cabinet of Curiosities

What do a mermaid, a unicorn tail, and a two-headed cow have in common?  They are all the types of “artifacts” included in traveling displays of oddities which were a popular form of entertainment before movies.  Check out some of the strange items in the Bartholomew County Historical Society’s collection and make a curiosity to take home that will be sure to impress your friends! Our Saturday Samplers are monthly family friendly workshops catered towards small children.

Start: September 20, 2014 11:00 am
End: September 20, 2014 12:00 pm
Venue: Yellow Trail Museum
Phone: (812) 371-7969
Address:
Main St., Hope, IN, 47246, United States
Cost: Free
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