Upcoming Events

September 14, 2014

Indiana Artists Club 82nd Annual Membership Exhibition

The Indiana Artists Club annual Member Exhibition, which opens September 22, features up to 100 pieces in a variety of media and styles, including pastels, oils, watercolors, acrylics and more. Most of the artwork is for sale.


A free opening reception, with light refreshments, will be held at the Columbus Learning Center on Saturday, October 11, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Shawn Thomas Dingwerth, executive director of the Richmond Museum of Art and author, will speak at the reception at 6:30 p.m. about his new book, “The Richmond Group Artists.” Copies of the book, which tells the untold story of a group of artists who developed a distinctive impressionistic style which transformed Richmond into an important center for art in the Midwest, will be available for purchase and signature.


The exhibition runs through December 30, 2014. It is free and open to the public, Monday – Saturday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. with extended hours until 10 p.m. on Monday – Thursday through Dec. 15. For more information, visit http://www.indianaartistsclub.org/member-exhibition/ or call Columbus Learning Center at (812) 314-8507.

Date: September 14, 2014
Venue: Columbus Learning Center
Phone: (812) 314-8507
4555 Central Avenue, Suite 210, Columbus, IN, 47203, United States
Cost: Free

Columbus Scottish Festival

  • Celtic Concert – Friday Night
  • Ceilidh – Saturday Night
  • Highland Dancing Competition
  • Clan Tents
  • Sheep dog Trials
  • European Car Show
  • Musical Entertainment
  • Bagpipe Marching Bands
  • Re-enactors/Living History
  • Children’s Activities
  • Scottish Country Dancing
  • Merchandise & Food Vendors
Start: September 14, 2014 8:00 am
End: September 14, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: Bartholomew County Fairgrounds
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States

Columbus Sons of American Legion Post 233 Golf Outing

The Edinburgh Sons of American Legion Post 233 Scholarship Golf Outing is September 14, at Timbergate Golf Course. There will be a shotgun start at 9:00 am. $240 per team, available to the first 36 teams by September 7. Prizes to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd places. 4th place will be awarded based on blind draw.


Door prizes, closest to pin, long drive. Dinner and awards at American Legion Post 233.

For information, call Bill West at 812-374-6763.

Start: September 14, 2014 9:00 am
End: September 14, 2014 3:00 pm
Venue: Timbergate Golf Course
151 St. Andrews Ave, Edinburgh, IN, 46124, United States

IndyBallet Free Performance

Enjoy a mixed repertory program featuring pre-professional dancers in the beautiful Indianapolis Artsgarden. Located above Illinois and Washington Streets in Circle Centre Mall.


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Start: September 14, 2014 4:00 pm
End: September 14, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: Indianapolis Artsgarden
110 W Washington Street, Indianapolis, IN, 46204, United States
Cost: Free

Pride Alliance Picnic

Please join us for our annual Picnic

Sunday, Sept 14, 2014



This is a perfect time to renew your association with the Pride Alliance of Columbus.

Non-members are always welcome!
(Food served approximately 5:00pm)

Setup starts at 3:00pm if you would like to help

Where: Mill Race Park, Large Shelter House

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We will provide: Hot Dogs, Hamburgers, and all the “fixins” including some Boca Burgers and Turkey Burgers for those who prefer them. Please bring a Side Dish to share, Tableware, and your drink of choice (Alcohol is not allowed in park. Feel free to bring a lawn chair and an outdoor activity. )
RSVP to pridealliancecolumbus@gmail.com  is appreciated but not required. Please indicate if you are a hot dog and/or hamburger person, or if you have other dietary restrictions so we have an idea on how many of each are needed.


From Indy, Take I-65 South to Exit 68. Turn left onto State Road 46 East. Go approximately one and a half mile, be in left lane crossing bridge. Merge in to Lindsay Street, Sears/Mall will be on the right, turn left first street after Sears (New Indigo Hotel on the left) and you will head into the park.

Please extend an invitation to our friends at PFLAG, ICC, and Peace Fellowship and Columbus North Gay Straight Alliance, Columbus East Gay Straight Alliance and any other group that might be interested. (Use attached doc if necessary.)

We will have Registration forms for membership (both new and renewals).


Membership is NOT required!


Start: September 14, 2014 5:00 pm
End: September 14, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Mill Race Park
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States

September 15, 2014

Raise the Bar!

Help Raise the Bar on financial literacy! During September candy bars will be available at Columbus Centra Credit Union branches for a $1 donation.  Proceeds will support financial literacy programs provided by Centra Foundation to second grade and high school students.  The programs help children learn important money management skills.  You can eat chocolate and help! Call 812-314-0285 to learn more.

Date: September 15, 2014
Venue: Centra Credit Union
All over Columbus, Columbus, IN, 47201, United States

80/20 Landlording

The book 80/20 Landlording: Lean How to Increase Your 80 and Decrease Your 20 by Sheamus Clarke and Scott Stellhorn is a result of the experiences the two authors have had over the past twenty years.  They will cover the pros and cons of being an Independent Rental Owner; what is 80/20 landlording; the importance of documentation; Indiana small claims process; what is a tenant predator and other topics.

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Start: September 15, 2014 6:30 pm
End: September 15, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Bartholomew County Public Library
Phone: 812-379-1266
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free

September 16, 2014

Drive Thru Duck Breakfast!

Join us for the annual Drive Thru Breakfast at QMIX on Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014 from 7:15 am – 9:00 am [or while supplies last]! This is a Kiwanis Duck Adoption Fundraiser. $5.00 duck adoption and free breakfast of a White Castle breakfast bacon burrito and choice of drink. Or you can just get the breakfast for $3! Drinks include a choice of regular coffee, or carton of milk!

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Children Inc. - Quality Childcare in Columbus, Indiana

Start: September 16, 2014 7:15 am
End: September 16, 2014 9:00 am
Venue: QMIX Studios
825 Washington St, Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: $5

Sharon Randall

Syndicated columnist Sharon Randall, whose column appears weekly in The Republic will talk about “Reading, Writing and Life.”  As a winner of numerous professional awards, she proudly notes that she has also “scrubbed a lot of toilets, washed a lot of towels and burned a lot of cookies.” She credits her training as a writer to “15 years as a reporter, some 30 years as a wife and a mother, and more than 50 years as a daughter, a sister, a friend . . . and now a nana!”  Funding for Sharon’s visit comes from the Heritage Fund, Hope EDIT committee, Bartholomew County Library Associates, Hope PTO and Julie Del Genio.  Doors open at 6:00 p.m.  Sharon will also present Sept 17, 6:30 p.m. at the Hope Moravian Church, 202 Main Street in Hope.


Start: September 16, 2014 6:30 pm
End: September 16, 2014 7:30 pm
Venue: Bartholomew County Public Library
Phone: 812-379-1266
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free

September 17, 2014

Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support Group

This group will meet the first Wednesday or every month at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church from 6:00-8:00 in Room 2102.

Angels of Hope hopes to reach out to those who have walked the same path and together, work to restore hope for the future.

Start: September 17, 2014 6:00 pm
End: September 17, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: St. Peter's Lutheran Church
Phone: 8123721571
719 Fifth Street, Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
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