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December 3, 2014

Open House – Spanish Learning Center/Foundation for Youth

Are you interested in giving your kids the opportunity to learn Spanish or reinforce their native Spanish language? Join us at FFY to learn more about the Spanish Learning Center, which offers a semester course of Saturday morning Spanish classes for children ages 4-12.

Classes run from 9 to 11 a.m. every Saturday during the school calendar. Learn more about the spring semester, which kicks off on January 24. Participate in the activities your kids will experience during the semester.

Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and specific program details will be shared at 6 p.m.

Start: December 3, 2014 5:30 pm
End: December 3, 2014 7:30 pm
Venue: Foundation For Youth
Address:
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free

December 6, 2014

The 2nd Annual Festival of Lights Christmas Village

Start: December 6, 2014 1:00 pm
End: December 6, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: The Commons
Phone: 8123745342
Address:
300 Washington Street, Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: FREE!

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 www.pageafterpage.org/cookiecontest 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
Address:
80 East Jefferson St, Franklin, IN, 46131, United States

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
Address:
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
Address:
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.

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