Calendar of Events

September 3, 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 3, 2014 6:00 pm
End: September 3, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: St. Peter's Lutheran Church
Phone: 8123721571
719 Fifth Street, Columbus, IN, 47201, United States

Dining with Diabetes

Dining with Diabetes is a series of class to help those at risk for type 2 diabetes and their families. Please visit the Purdue/Bartholomew County Extension website at for a flier and registration form. Harriet Armstrong, Health and Human Science Extension Educator, is offering an evening and afternoon option. Please call the Bartholomew County Extension Office with any questions.


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Start: September 3, 2014 6:00 pm
End: September 3, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Faith Ministries
5103 W State Road 46, Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: 20

September 2, 2014

Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group

Receive emotional support, practical assistance in coping with the issues you face and the latest information on research.  Meetings are confidential. Sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Association of Greater Indiana.  Group will meet the first Tuesday of each month at the library.

Start: September 2, 2014 5:00 pm
End: September 2, 2014 6:30 pm
Venue: Bartholomew County Public Library
Phone: 812-379-1266
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free

September 1, 2014

Indiana Military Veterans Hall of Fame Induction Nominations

Nominations for Inaugural Induction are Being Accepted Through September 1, 2014

The Indiana Military Veterans Hall of Fame (IMVHOF) is calling for nominations for its first group of honorees.

Its board of directors is compiled of representatives from the business, government and retired military sectors. The Chairman of the board, Russell H. Dowden, Jr., COL, USA (Retired) was inducted into the Arkansas Military Veterans Hall of Fame in 2011 as that is his home state. Now a Hoosier, Mr. Dowden formed the idea of creating a similar organization here.

Up to fifteen veterans will be honored for military service achievements and/or community contributions. To be eligible, a nominee must meet any one of these criteria:
> Been born in Indiana
> Entered military service in Indiana
> Lived in Indiana for a minimum of eight years

All branches of the U.S. Armed Forces, all ages, living or deceased, and males and females will be considered equally. The complete nomination packet and criteria can be found at Nominations will be accepted through end of day September 1, 2014.

The first induction ceremony will take place on November 7, 2014 at the Garrison at Ft. Benjamin Harrison in Lawrence, IN. Event details will be available on the website as it nears.

Tax deductible donations can be made via check or money orders made out to IMVHOF and sent to: IMVHOF

P.O. Box 269098 Indianapolis, IN 46226



CONTACT: Annette Roy Board Member, Public Relations 317-916-6268

Name: Indiana Military Veterans Hall of Fame

Reach: The State of Indiana

Mission: The objective of the Indiana Military Veterans Hall of Fame (IMVHOF) is to honor and provide support to Indiana military veterans and to educate others on their outstanding accomplishments.

• Nominations will be accepted annually for inductees into the Hall of Fame

• 2014 nominations are being accepted now through September 1, 2014

• There is no cost to nominate someone

• Fifteen inductees will be honored at the organization’s inaugural event on November 7, 2014

• Inductees will receive a medallion and presence on the website

Status: • The IMVHOF is a not-for-profit with 501(c)3 status from the IRS

General Nominee Criteria:
• The nominee must have been born in Indiana; entered military service from Indiana; or lived in Indiana for a minimum of eight years
• All criteria and the nomination form can be found on

Connect With Us: Website:

Date: September 1, 2014
Venue: Unnamed Venue
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States

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 1, 2014
Venue: Centra Credit Union
All over Columbus, Columbus, IN, 47201, United States

August 31, 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 or call Columbus Learning Center at (812) 314-8507.

Date: August 31, 2014
Venue: Columbus Learning Center
Phone: (812) 314-8507
4555 Central Avenue, Suite 210, Columbus, IN, 47203, United States
Cost: Free

August 30, 2014

Greenwood Summer Concert Series

Indy Nile
Saturday, August 30, 7 p.m.
Greenwood Amphitheater
Indy Nile makes its Greenwood summer series debut with an electric mix of classic rock, funk, blues and motown. Please join us for the series finale featuring a lot of interaction with the audience. 

Click HERE for the full schedule!

Start: August 30, 2014 7:00 pm
End: August 30, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Greenwood Amphitheater
Phone: 317-881-4545
300 S Washington St., Greenwood, IN, 46143, United States
Cost: FREE

Hospice Concert

WHAT: 28th Annual Our Hospice of South Central Indiana Concert

WHEN: 6:00 p.m., Saturday, August 30th, 2014

WHERE: Mill Race Park’s Custer-Nugent Amphitheater, Fifth & Lindsey Streets, Columbus, IN

BAND PERFORMANCES: 2014 “Battle of the Bands” winner Mayan Miscalculation (6:15 p.m.); Opening Band “40 Years of College” & Janie Gordon (7:00 p.m.); DENNIS DEYOUNG: THE MUSIC OF STYX (8:30 p.m.)

CONCERT SALES: 4:30 P.M., including raffle tickets ($10 each for a chance to win $10,000), official concert T-shirts, glow necklaces/bracelets, homemade cookies and other items


FOOD VENDORS: Offering a variety of food, and soft drinks/bottled water


40 Years of College:

Mayan Miscalculation:

Sheryl E. Tracey
Manager ~ Resource Development
Our Hospice of South Central Indiana
2626 East 17th Street
Columbus, IN 47201
TEL: (812) 314-8053
FAX: (812) 314-8019

Start: August 30, 2014 6:00 pm
End: August 30, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Mill Race Park
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States

Electric Air Show

See all types of Electric Powered R/C Model Aircraft. Free parking and admission. Great food available for purchase. Contact Jim Sachleben, 812-350-8774, for more information.

Start: August 30, 2014 11:00 am
End: August 30, 2014 6:00 pm
Venue: Petersville Collection Center
25th Street, Columbus, IN, 47201, United States

Downtown Columbus Farmer’s Market

Purchase fresh produce grown by local farmers/gardeners, fresh-cut flowers, herbs, home-baked goods (including gluten-free), coffee, tea, lemon shake-ups, local art, jewelry, and mosaics, while enjoying music by local and regional musicians.

Located between Brown & Lindsey Streets, Downtown Columbus.

Start: August 30, 2014 9:00 am
End: August 30, 2014 12:00 pm
Venue: Downtown Columbus
Phone: 812-376-2539
4th and Washington Streets, Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
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