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January 23, 2014

Families on the Move-Cooking Demonstration

Families on the Move-offered by Reach Healthy Communities, has a FREE Cooking Demonstration Session that will be held at Donner Center on Thursday, January 23rd from 5:30p.m-6:00p.m. Harriet Armstrong, Purdue Extension, will have sample tastes of different healthy recipes.
Sponsored by the American Academy of Pediatrics, this session of Families on the Move offers an opportunity to learn about healthy cooking and a free gift will be provided to all households.
Please call to register for this session at 375-3230 or send an email to reach@crh.org
There is no age limit to attend.

Start: January 23, 2014 5:30 pm
End: January 23, 2014 6:00 pm
Venue: Donner Center
Address:
22nd and Sycamore, Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free

January 22, 2014

Get Your Game On Fundraiser

boy_picGeared toward children in kindergarten through sixth grade.  $5 tickets to play a variety of 30-second challenges.  Drawing for a chance to compete for first and second-place cash prizes.  Free bouncy house and snacks available for purchase. Proceeds benefit Bartholomew County Public Library programs through the Bartholomew County Library Associates.

Start: January 22, 2014 5:30 pm
End: January 22, 2014 7:00 pm
Venue: Foundation For Youth
Address:
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: $5/ticket for 5 games

January 18, 2014

Saturday Sampler: Year of the Horse

Not everyone begins the New Year on January 1.  Celebrate the Lunar New Year with the History Center.  We will explore the Chinese zodiac calendar, make some horse crafts, and try Chinese New Year traditions.  Be sure to wear something red for good luck! Our Saturday Samplers are monthly family friendly workshops catered towards small children.

Start: January 18, 2014 11:00 am
End: January 18, 2014 12:00 pm
Venue: Yellow Trail Museum
Phone: (812) 371-7969
Address:
Main St., Hope, IN, 47246, United States
Cost: Free

January 9, 2014

Families on the Move-Swimming

Reach Healthy Communities has a FREE swimming session scheduled from 5:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 9, 2014 at the Foundation for Youth Pool, located at 405 Hope Ave. Jim Lemke, Parks and Recreation pool manager, will discuss the benefits of swimming and how it can be part of your healthy lifestyle.
Sponsored by the American Academy of Pediatrics, this session of Families on the Move offers an opportunity to learn about healthy beverages and a free gift will be provided to all households.
Please call to register for this session at 375-3230 or send an email to reach@crh.org
There is no age limit to attend.

Start: January 9, 2014 5:30 pm
End: January 9, 2014 6:00 pm
Venue: Foundation For Youth
Address:
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free

Indiana FFA Leadership Center Fundraiser

You are invited to an FFA signature pork chop dinner that will raise money that goes towards scholarships in order to help more kids attend camp. This fundraiser will also help expand our camping program. You must call 317-878-4570 for reservations before 4pm on the day of the dinner, we also offer reserved carry-out.  You can call for more information.

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Start: January 9, 2014 5:00 pm
End: January 9, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Indiana FFA Leadership Center
Phone: 317-878-4570
Address:
6595 S. 125 W, Trafalgar, IN, 46181, United States
Cost: $14.95/Adult Dinner or $4.95/Kids Dinner

December 19, 2013

Families on the Move-Think your Drink

Families on the Move – offered by Reach Healthy Communities
For parents who are interested in enticing their children to make healthy beverage choices, Reach Healthy Communities has a FREE session scheduled for Thursday, December 19th. From 5:30-6:00 p.m. at Donner Center, Registered Dietician Molly Marshall will show your family how to make healthy drink choices.
Sponsored by the American Academy of Pediatrics, this session of Families on the Move offers an opportunity to learn about healthy beverages and a free gift will be provided to all households.
Please call to register for this session at 375-3230 or send an email to reach@crh.org
There is no age limit to attend.

Start: December 19, 2013 5:30 pm
End: December 19, 2013 6:00 pm
Venue: Donner Center
Address:
Columbus, IN, United States
Cost: Free

December 15, 2013

The Polar Express at The KidsCommons

On December 15, come in your pajamas ready for a make-believe train ride to the North Pole, complete with hot chocolate, holiday crafts and a jingly surprise. Listen to a reading of the well-loved Christmas story, “The Polar Express.” Participate in museum-wide activity stations while learning interesting locomotive facts and enjoying model trains!

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Registration Deadline is December 11. Pre-registration is required. Sign up early, limited spots available. Payment is due at time of registration. No refunds. $6/child. $3/adult. To register call, 812-378-3046. 

Session 1: 1 – 3pm; Session 2: 4-6pm

Date: December 15, 2013
Venue: Kidscommons
Address:
309 Washington Street, Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: $6

December 14, 2013

Saturday Sampler: Holiday Ornaments

The winter holidays are fast approaching, and we want to make sure your home is full of the festive spirit. Ornaments are a special way to remember times and places, as well as symbolize important parts of our heritage. Together we will make ornaments celebrating different cultures. Everyone will also get the opportunity to view our special holiday exhibit. It’s time to deck the halls!

Our Saturday Samplers are monthly family friendly workshops catered towards small children.

Start: December 14, 2013 11:00 am
End: December 14, 2013 12:00 pm
Venue: Bartholomew County History Center
Phone: 812.372.3541
Address:
524 Third Street, Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free

Saturday Sampler at Yellow Trail Museum in Hope

Kids who like history and CRAFTS will love this month’s Saturday Sampler at the Yellow Trail Museum on Saturday, December 14, at 11:00 a.m.  The Bartholomew County Historical Society will inform us about a Victorian Christmas.  Each guest will then be able to make several ornaments to take home for his own Christmas tree.  This free hands-on, one hour event is open to children of all ages.  Kids are asked to allow a parent or responsible adult to join us.  Don’t miss this one.  Questions?  Call (812) 371-7969.

Start: December 14, 2013 11:00 am
End: December 14, 2013 12:00 pm
Venue: Yellow Trail Museum
Phone: (812) 371-7969
Address:
Main St., Hope, IN, 47246, United States
Cost: Free

Spanish Culture Center Winter Program and Open House

Join us for our winter program. The children will sing  Spanish songs and present two short theater productions, designed by the classes. The Spanish Culture Center, an organization that provides Spanish language instruction for children ages 4 – 12.  Join us after for snacks and to learn more about the program. The production will take place at the Harlequin Theater, inside the Fair Oaks Mall, near the Toys R Us Express.

Start: December 14, 2013 9:30 am
End: December 14, 2013 11:00 am
Venue: Harlequin Theatre
Address:
FairOaks Mall, Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free
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