December 9, 2013
Dana Greathouse will cover the traditional scents of the holidays such as frankincense, myrrh, cinnamon, nutmeg and pine and how they can decrease stress and create a healthful environment in your home and office. She will demonstrate the safe way to diffuse essential oils into your home and how to make Christmas gifts such as bath salts and fizzing bath bombs using oils. Dana is a Certified Massage Therapist, Columbus Massage Center.
December 8, 2013
With Christmas right around the corner, what could be a better way to start off the holiday season than joining in with friends to enjoy some Christmas worship? This will be an evening for the whole family. It will have multiple generations and styles, allowing all who come to worship freely. This service will feature music by: The FCC Jazz band, Moyer Brothers, Legacy Children’s Choir, Family Worship Band, Kid.nect Worship Team, Worship Choir, Justin White Family Singers, and some International Christmas Jamming. So make sure to join us for a great night of worship.
When: December 8th at 6:00pm
Where: FCC Worship Center
Cost: Your Worship
Details to Know: Many different types of music, generations, and cultures will be represented. Come prepared to worship, and enjoy a night filled with celebration to remember what Christmas is all about.
Contacts: You can email Dan Wallace at email@example.com or call our front office at 812.379.4491 for any questions.
The Homes Tour was originally scheduled for Friday, December 6, but because of the forecast for Friday, we are moving the event to Sunday, December 8, 5:00-8:00 p.m. This self-guided tour will take ticket holders to six beautifully decorated homes in the Hope area. Tickets and driving directions can be purchased in advance at Strawberry Fields Mercantile, Reflections Hair on the Square, the Star Journal Office, and the Hope Area Welcome Center, all in Hope. The evening of the event, the Yellow Trail Museum will open at 4:00 p.m. to sell tickets and to offer delicious refreshments to all guests. Tickets are $10 each. Don’t miss this annual event.
Fairlawn Presbyterian Church invites the community to worship on Sunday, December 8th, at 9:30 a.m. The service will include special music by the Fairlawn Chancel Choir and the Saint Bartholomew Choir, under the musical direction of Drs. Mirabella and Bogdan Minut. The combined choir will present inspiring arrangements of traditional Christmas carols and original music by world renowned British composer and conductor John Rutter. The church is located at 2611 Fairlawn Drive. For more information call 372-3882.
Centra Foundation will partner with the Salvation Army (FOP Cops & kids in Jackson County) in each of the Indiana communities where Centra Credit Union has a branch. Angel Tree tags will be displayed on Christmas Trees in the branch. Our intent is to provide a new option for individuals who do not have the time to purchase gifts and return them to the Salvation Army.
Christmas Angels Tags with a child’s name and age will represent a child’s complete wish/need and will be valued from $50- $100. Other ornaments will offer smaller donation amounts starting at $10. These donations would be pooled towards the purchase of gifts.
The program will run from Nov 25th – Dec 14th.
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
December 7, 2013
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!