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March 27, 2014 – May 31, 2014

ELC Summer Enrichment Camp Registration

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Start: March 27, 2014
End: May 31, 2014
Venue: Unnamed Venue
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: $25 Reg. fee + $145/week

April 19, 2014

Easter Egg Hunt

Easter Egg Hunt FlyerJoin us for an Easter Egg Hunt! It will be on Saturday, April 19th.  Registration begins at 9:45am and the Easter Egg Hunt will start at 10:00am.  The hunt will be at Flintwood Wesleyan Church 5300 25th St. in Columbus.  


Start: April 19, 2014 9:45 am
End: April 19, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: Flintwood Wesleyan Church
5300 25th St. , Columbus, IN, 47201, United States

Live Broadcast: Communities That Care



Communities that Care present a Glow in the Dark Easter Egg Hunt

Mill Race Ampitheater, Columbus, IN

Live Broadcast: 5-8pm

For Teens 7th-12th Grade. Other activities available. 

Teens encouraged to take the Party Safe Pledge. Great benefits and discounts for those that sign up. 

Start: April 19, 2014 5:00 pm
End: April 19, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Mill Race Park
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States

April 22, 2014

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 24, 2014

Rachel Cruze Signs New Book “Smart Money Smart Kids”

New York Times bestselling author and nationally syndicated radio talk show host, Dave Ramsey, teams up with his daughter, Rachel Cruze, for their new book, Smart Money Smart Kids. Launching April 22, Smart Money Smart Kids offers a parent and adult child’s perspective on raising money-smart kids in a debt-filled world.

Start: April 24, 2014 12:00 pm
End: April 24, 2014 2:00 pm
Venue: Barnes and Noble
8675 River Crossing Boulevard, Indianapolis, IN, United States
Cost: Free

April 26, 2014

Run for the Ivy 10K Run and 5K Run/Walk

5k header artThe 10th Annual Ivy Tech Community College Run for the Ivy 10K Run and 5K Run/Walk fundraiser will take place on Saturday, April 26, 2014.   This event raises scholarship funds for Ivy Tech students in our community while promoting healthy activities for participants.  

 Since this is our 10th anniversary, we have added a second race, a 10K.  We hope this will pull in another group of runners who strive for longer distances.  There will be a kids’ free fun run like in years past.  The kids love it!  In addition, our early childhood education students will provide child care for racers’ children during the race. 

Start: April 26, 2014 9:00 am
End: April 26, 2014 12:00 pm
Venue: Ivy Tech Community College Columbs
Phone: 812-3745342
4475 Central Ave., Columbus, IN, 47203, United States
Cost: 20 to 25

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

Saturday Sampler: Farm Friends, Animals on the Farm

Animals are an important part of any farm.  They give us food and clothing, they protect us and even help with chores.  We’ll learn all about the furry and feathered friends on the farm and make some animal crafts too.  Which animal will be your favorite?  Our Saturday Samplers are monthly family friendly workshops catered towards small children.

Start: April 26, 2014 11:00 am
End: April 26, 2014 12:00 pm
Venue: Yellow Trail Museum
Phone: (812) 371-7969
Main St., Hope, IN, 47246, United States
Cost: Free

Live Broadcast: Shepherd Insurance



Shepherd Insurance Open House

333 8th Street, Columbus IN (Corner of 8th and Washington)

Live Broadcast: 11am-1pm

Meet local agents Dan, Lori & CJ, tour offices, and enjoy free lunch (Hot Dogs, Chips & Drink). Kids can get picture taken with Snoopy too. 


Start: April 26, 2014 11:00 am
End: April 26, 2014 1:00 pm
Venue: Shepherd Insurance
333 8th Street, Columbus, IN, 47201, United States

Live Broadcast: Ritter’s Frozen Custard



25th Anniversary Celebration of Ritter’s Frozen Custard

710 Creekview Drive, Columbus. (off N Marr Rd near Movie Theater)

Live Broadcast: 2-4pm

Celebration all day from Noon to 10pm. 

Specials every hour

Bounce House Obstacle course from noon to 7pm

Face Painting from noon-4pm

Free Italian Ice samples starting at noon (while supplies last)

Start: April 26, 2014 2:00 pm
End: April 26, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: Ritter's Frozen Custard Columbus
710 Creekview Drive, Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
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