Upcoming Events

October 9, 2014

FFA Pork Chop Dinner Fundraiser

Emma Grace Findley is 13 years old, a Franklin Middle School student who has terminal brain cancer.  Her grandparents are Kevin and Suzanne Findley of Findley Auctioneers.  We are having a Pork Chop Dinner on October 9 from 5-8:00 the cost is $14.95 and all the profits will go to offset medical costs for the family.  We will have live entertainment, we have carry outs and kids meals.  We ask reservations at 812-878-4570. 

Start: October 9, 2014 5:00 pm
End: October 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

Michael Martone: Double Wide World Tour of Indiana

Fort Wayne native Michael Martone visits Columbus during his 13th annual Double Wide Tour of Indiana.  Martone, an Indiana native, writes fiction and nonfiction and uses Indiana and the Midwest as the backdrop for his work.  He has been writing and editing for over 35 years and his many books include The Blue Guide to Indiana, Fort Wayne Is Seventh on Hitler’s List and A Place of Sense, and Townships. He has received numerous awards for his work.  A graduate of Indiana University and Johns Hopkins University, he currently is a professor at the University of Alabama.  Martone will read from his works and books will be available for purchase from Viewpoint Books.

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Start: October 9, 2014 6:30 pm
End: October 9, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Bartholomew County Public Library
Phone: 812-379-1266
Address:
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free

October 10, 2014

Walks Across Johnson County

Individuals and groups are invited to participate in WALKS ACROSS JOHNSON COUNTY during one week, October 5-12, 2014. Walk sixteen (16) miles any time, any place and record your progress. Sixteen miles represents the east-west distance across Johnson County. Register at healthierjc.org then report your miles! Walking is a great physical activity for people of all ages, helping to manage weight and lower the risk of heart disease. Contact the Partnership Office with any questions at 317/736-2657.

Partnership for a Healthier Johnson County-alburtus Johnson-Memorial-Hospital-Foundation

Date: October 10, 2014
Venue: Across Johnson County
Address:
IN, United States

Ethnic Expo

Ethnic Expo – Columbus, IN: October 10 – 11, 2014

City Hall, 123 Washington Street, Columbus, Indiana
11:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. each day
Ethnic Expo is a celebration of Columbus, Indiana’s ethnic diversity, featuring international food, music, children’s activities, parade, and fireworks. Mexico will be celebrated this year as the host country of the 31st annual event. The parade will be held on Saturday, October 11,
Music and entertainment each day headline Saturday 6p-7:30 El Tule for those who love to dance, feel good and enjoy the positive expression of music. Unique sound combining influences of Cumbia, Merengue, Salsa and Reggae.

Date: October 10, 2014
Venue: Columbus City Hall
Address:
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free

Purdue College of Technology College Visit Day

The Purdue College of Technology is hosting college visit days for area juniors and seniors! Visit the Purdue College of Technology on October 10 or November 21  from 10:30am – 1:00pm. Learn about our degree programs, admissions, financial aid, student life, work opportunities, and more. Lunch is provided! Sign up at purdue.edu/columbus. Email wnramer@purdue.edu with questions.

Start: October 10, 2014 10:30 am
End: October 10, 2014 1:00 pm
Venue: Purdue College of Technology
Phone: 812-348-2027
Address:
4444 Kelly St, Columbus, IN, 47203, United States
Cost: Free

Live Broadcast: Franklin Family Dentistry

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Franklin Family Dentistry hosts “Dentistry from the Heart”

1035 W. Jefferson Street, Franklin, IN 46131

Event: 8am-4pm

Live Broadcast: 11am-1pm

For individuals who can’t afford dental care. You may choose to receive one of the following for free:

-tooth extraction
-filling
-cleaning

Start: October 10, 2014 11:00 am
End: October 10, 2014 1:00 pm
Venue: Franklin Family Dentistry
Address:
1035 W Jefferson Street, Franklin, IN, 46131, United States

Gospel Sing

 

There will be a dinner and gospel sing sponsored by Columbus First Church of the Nazarene on Friday Oct. 10th from 5-9pm. This will be a free will offering dinner of chicken and noodles, green beans, mashed potatoes with homemade dinner rolls/dessert.  This will be a come and go event to be held at Strawberry Field Mercantile on the square in Hope.  The purpose is to raise funds for 3 ministries of the church, Above the Rim which is a youth outreach program on Monday nights, Columbus Behavioral Center an outreach program to youth residing at CBC that provides a banquet and worship service and Sweet Dreams Ministries which designs and sews pillowcases for the children at CBC and is expanding to include other facilities /organizations.  So come in, make a free will donation and have a wonderful dinner while enjoying local talent.

Start: October 10, 2014 5:00 pm
End: October 10, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Hope Town Square
Phone: 812-546-4063
Address:
Hope, IN, 47201, United States

An Acoustic Evening with Jason Isbell

Jason Isbell Headlining 2nd Annual Amethyst House Benefit Concert 

Critically acclaimed and award winning songwriter and performer, Jason Isbell will top the bill for this year’s Amethyst House Benefit Concert to be held October 10th at the Buskirk-Chumley Theatre in Bloomington, Indiana. Isbell is the winner of the Americana Music Association 2012 Song of the Year. His latest CD, “Southeastern,” has been named Album of the Year by American Songwriter.

“We’re honored to have an artist of his caliber performing this year,” says Amethyst House Board President Mike Long. ”He’s a great fit because he’s also in recovery and his songs tell a redemptive story that many of us can relate to,” continued Long.

About Jason Isbell: Born in Green Hill, Alabama, Jason is a critically acclaimed songwriter and guitarist of Americana Music. His 2013 Release “Southeastern” was hailed by the New York Times as “One of the Best American stories to be told in 2013.”  This latest CD has resulted in current nominations for Best Song, Best Album, and Artist of the Year from the Americana Music Association‘s 2014 Honors and Awards.  His wife Amanda Shires will open the show and also accompany him throughout the evening on fiddle and background vocals. You can read more about Jason and see videos here: http://www.jasonisbell.com/videos/  and  http://blogs.wsj.com/speakeasy/tag/jason-isbell/

Amethyst House is a Bloomington, IN based not-for-profit United Way agency that provides residential and outpatient services for those recovering from addiction. The Mission of Amethyst House is to provide a foundation for sober living by partnering with individuals, families, and communities impacted by addictions and substance abuse issues, offering quality recovery services and guidance for clean, sober, and healthy living.  Find out more at http://www.amethysthouse.org/

Tickets for the October 10th show, An Acoustic Evening with Jason Isbell, go on sale August 8 @ 11am and may be purchased at the BCT box office in person or by phone at (812) 323-3020 or online at https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pe/9940655.

 

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Start: October 10, 2014 7:00 pm
End: October 10, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Buskirk-Chumley Theatre
Phone: 812 323 3020
Address:
114 E Kirkwood Ave , Bloomington, IN, 47408, United States
Cost: $28 and $40

October 11, 2014

Walks Across Johnson County

Individuals and groups are invited to participate in WALKS ACROSS JOHNSON COUNTY during one week, October 5-12, 2014. Walk sixteen (16) miles any time, any place and record your progress. Sixteen miles represents the east-west distance across Johnson County. Register at healthierjc.org then report your miles! Walking is a great physical activity for people of all ages, helping to manage weight and lower the risk of heart disease. Contact the Partnership Office with any questions at 317/736-2657.

Partnership for a Healthier Johnson County-alburtus Johnson-Memorial-Hospital-Foundation

Date: October 11, 2014
Venue: Across Johnson County
Address:
IN, United States

Ethnic Expo

Ethnic Expo – Columbus, IN: October 10 – 11, 2014

City Hall, 123 Washington Street, Columbus, Indiana
11:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. each day
Ethnic Expo is a celebration of Columbus, Indiana’s ethnic diversity, featuring international food, music, children’s activities, parade, and fireworks. Mexico will be celebrated this year as the host country of the 31st annual event. The parade will be held on Saturday, October 11,
Music and entertainment each day headline Saturday 6p-7:30 El Tule for those who love to dance, feel good and enjoy the positive expression of music. Unique sound combining influences of Cumbia, Merengue, Salsa and Reggae.

Date: October 11, 2014
Venue: Columbus City Hall
Address:
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free
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