December 7, 2013
Total Fitness is hosting a Reindeer 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, December 14, at 8:00 am. with proceeds benefiting the Humane Society. Entry fee is $15 and all participants receive a t-shirt. You can sign up at Total Fitness and the deadline to sign up is December 9.
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!
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
Please join us at Parkside Court Retirement Community the Columbus Fireman’s Cheer Fund! Pancake Breakfast 8-9am Suggested donation of $5 or toy donation, meet the Firemen and see the fire trucks. Also, toy donation from 9-12 with FREE refreshments.
The annual UU Holiday Market will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, at the Unitarian-Universalist Church, 7850 W. Goeller Blvd., Columbus.
There will be unique homemade gifts; holiday greenery; a soup luncheon and cookie walk. New this year will be craft activities for children and there is a rumor that Santa Claus may visit.
Artisans and craftspeople offering homemade wares – such as pottery, woodworking, weaving, paintings, etc. – are invited to participate. Space is on an “as available” basis and 10 percent of sales is to be donated to the church.
For more information, call 342-6230 and leave a message.
Weave your own manger; add grass, berries, and then the holy family for a family heirloom or a thoughtful gift. This is a good project for a beginning weaver. All materials supplied. Instructors are Kathy and Ruthie Shroyer. Fee of $20 covers all supplies. For ages 12 and up. Register at mybcpl.org or call 379.1266.
What’s your holiday treasure? Join the Bartholomew County Historical
Society for light refreshments, ornament making, and holiday cheer on
December 7 at 1 p.m. for our Holiday Open House featuring: Holiday
Treasures. See winter collectables from nativity sets to nutcrackers!
Admire these treasures gathered from our community and collection.
Join the mayor and QMIX 107.3 for the Christmas Village at the Commons on Saturday, December 7! The day begins at 1:00 and lasts until The Festival of Lights Parade at 5:00 pm followed by Thomasson, Thomasson, Long & Guthrie’s QMIX Musical Fireworks!
There will be holiday music by local performers, a Travis Easterling magic show, interactive displays, plus, the kiddos can participate in a gingerbread village! Kidscommons will be there, too, and the family can make homemade ornaments, and the Columbus Area Railroad Club will have a model holiday train on display as well.
The Brown County Women’s Resource Center is launching a support group for women and men affected by suicide. The first meeting for Survivors of Suicide (SOS) will be Saturday November 16th from 6 to 8pm. The group will meet weekly on Saturday evenings from 6 to 8pm at the Women’s Resource Center in Nashville at 1156 Old State Road 46.
The purpose of SOS is to give people a secure place to ask questions, share their feelings, receive individual support, or help linking up to resources. Participation is cost-free. The group is organized and led by Carrie Foley, a certified counselor who runs the Women’s Resource Center (WRC) and Carisa Whittall, returning Brown County resident. Both have been caregivers to their families after a suicide.
On Saturday, December 7th, be sure to bundle up, head downtown Columbus, and stake out your spot for the Festival of Lights Parade! Parade starts at 6pm. Click HERE for all the details!
Immediately following the parade, turn your attention toward Columbus City Hall and celebrate the spirit of the season with Thomasson, Thomasson, Long & Guthrie’s QMIX Christmas Musical Fireworks!