January 27, 2015
Esther Davidson, a holocaust survivor and her husband Ed, a retired US Army officer, offer a personal look at this tragic event. Esther, born in Poland in 1941, shares her childhood memories with of lost family, the trauma of separation, surviving a tragic war and living in a Displaced Persons camp for four years, and what it was like coming to America. Ed, born in America but with direct links to the Holocaust, provides a l presentation about the Nuremburg Trials, discusses WWII concentration camps and takes you on a tour of the Dachau Concentration Camp. Our speakers come to us through the Indianapolis Bureau of Jewish Education. Sponsored by the Bartholomew County Library Associates.
Almost everyone has been affected in one way or another by cancer, and pretty much everybody knows a little bit about what it is, but how much do you really know? Come to “Quarters for Cancer,” an event at Central Middle School on Tuesday, January 27 between 4:30-6:30 PM where 8th grade students from Central Middle School and St. Bartholomew School will be displaying their projects on cancer research. Bring change and dollar bills to use to vote on the best displays. All funds raised at this event will be donated to the Columbus Relay for Life. After voting on your favorite project, go cheer on the boys playing in the Central vs. St. Bartholomew basketball game in the gym.
January 26, 2015
Debra Slone, as suffragette Addie, will give us a look at the early 1900’s when the new century is bursting with energy and the future seems limitless. Women are divided on the right to vote and a young energetic president brings changes here and abroad. Automobiles are still a luxury and postcards, nickelodeons and cycling are all the rage. Fashion brings more comfort and larger hats. All are welcome to attend this program sponsored by the Zonta Club of Columbus Indiana.
Session presented by MDwise, nonprofit health care company. Kelly Lowry will answer questions about Affordable Care Act and Marketplace. Contact 855-417-5615 for information.
The Columbus Signature Academy is accepting applications for enrollment for 2015-16. Visit the BCSC webpage to apply through the end of January
Registration for Bartholomew County Little League baseball is going on now through March 6th. Visit www.bcllbaseball.org to sign up or to find more information.
January 24, 2015
Family records are an invaluable source of information. Caring for them can be a challenge for any family historian. Learn simple, effective techniques for preserving family documents and photographs while still keeping them accessible for research. Presenter is Tamara Hemmerlein, Indiana Historical Society. Program is open to all and sponsored by the Bartholomew County Genealogical Society.
This is a 5k Run/Walk and Chicken Noodle Dinner to raise money for acute myeloid leukemia research in children. Everything is free will donation. The run/walk will begin at 10am, and the dinner will be from 11am – 2pm on Saturday, January 24th. The event will be held at Hauser High School fieldhouse and cafeteria.
January 23, 2015
Ivy Tech Community College is proud to present An Evening of STAND-UP Comedy featuring, Phil Palisoul,on January 23, 2015. Phil Palisoul, has made his living as a comedian for over 20 years.
An Evening of STAND-UP Comedy will be held at The Commons in downtown Columbus with catering by 450 North Brewing Company/Simmons Winery.