Upcoming Events

September 30, 2014

Subway Grand Opening!

Buy one 6″ sub get one 6″ sub FREE of equal or lessor value with the purchase of a 21 0z. drink at the new Subway located at 2665 State Street Columbus, Indiana. Come check out the new Subway with the one of a kind features that represent Columbus!


Subway 21651 - Front & Sign

Date: September 30, 2014
Venue: Subway
2665 State Street, Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free

Medicare Seminar

To be covered – When and how to enroll in Medicare; details on all of the components of Medicare; review making changes with your coverage in the future; illustrate the costs of Medicare and more.  Each attendee receives a printed handout of the important issues regarding their Medicare choices.  Presenter Scott Donahue is employed by Medicare Simplified, an independent, non-profit organization.  Registration required at mybcpl.org or call 379-1266.

Start: September 30, 2014 6:00 pm
End: September 30, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Bartholomew County Public Library
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free

October 1, 2014 – October 31, 2014

Treats not Tricks Book Sale

Ongoing book sale area. In October, buy 1 children’s book, get 3 free. Books are a great holiday giveaway!

Start: October 1, 2014
End: October 31, 2014
Venue: Bartholomew County Public Library
Phone: 812-379-1266
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free

Desperate Households Annual Conference

Annual Conference
6th Annual
Desperate Households Conference
Wednesday, October 1st, 2014
8:30am to 12:30pm
Community Church of Columbus 3850 N Marr Road
(free to the public and lunch provided to those who pre-register at www.bcsacdesperatehouseholds.eventbrite.com or call 812-348-6257)

This year’s speakers include: Jeffrey Bucholtz, “We End The Violence”; Lisa Eagans, “Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome”; and Jim Ryser.

Date: October 1, 2014
Venue: Community Church of Columbus
3850 N Marr Rd, Columbus, IN, 47201, United States

Men Take a Stand

The Healthy Communities Initiative and its Domestic Violence Action Team in partnership with Turning Point Domestic Violence Services is preparing to host the third annual Men Take a Stand event in honor of October’s Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Helping to promote an end to violence, the City of Columbus will be lighting the Second Street bridge with purple lights and Domestic Violence Action Team members are installing purple lights on the downtown trees.

Men Take a Stand is designed to recognize men in the community who have pledged to be positive male role models for healthy relationships. The event runs from 1 to 1:45 p.m. Oct. 1 on the steps of City Hall in downtown Columbus. Male members of the community who have made the pledge will have their names called and stand together to demonstrate that domestic violence is not just a women’s issue. Jeffery Bucholtz, a speaker and trainer from the national organization We End Violence, will offer a brief presentation.

The event is open to the public and any gentleman who wishes to be recognized and join the group is welcome. In order to be recognized, please email your name and any work affiliation to cmorse@crh.org by Sept. 30. Learn more about the Domestic Violence Action Team at www.whatsyourreach.org. Contact Marla Morse, cmorse@crh.org or 513-376-2833.

Start: October 1, 2014 1:00 pm
End: October 1, 2014 1:45 pm
Venue: City Hall
Phone: 812-376-2500
123 Washington St, Columbus, IN, 47201, United States

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: October 1, 2014 6:00 pm
End: October 1, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: St. Peter's Lutheran Church
Phone: 8123721571
719 Fifth Street, Columbus, IN, 47201, United States

October 2, 2014

Free Joint Pain Information Session

If you suffer from hip or knee pain, your quality of life suffers. Whether the pain is constant or occasional, you need the right diagnosis and treatment. Darryl Tannenbaum, MD, board-certified orthopedic surgeon with the Joint and Spine Center at Columbus Regional Health will discuss common causes of joint pain and treatment options. Join us for our free joint pain seminar and take the first step in returning to an active lifestyle. A light lunch is included. Registration is required.

Start: October 2, 2014 12:00 pm
End: October 2, 2014 1:00 pm
Venue: Mill Race Center
Phone: 376-9241
900 Lindsey Street, Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free

October 3, 2014

We Are City [EXPORT] at IU Center for Art + Design

 Centered on the artist-in-residence projects that Indianapolis-based collective We Are City has facilitated since 2012, [EXPORT] shares the group’s city engagement efforts with a new audience in Columbus.[EXPORT] is curated by Laura Holzman, Public Scholar of Curatorial Practices and Visual Art at IUPUI. It features work by Oliver Blank, Jace Clayton, William “Zoe” FitzGerald, James A. Reeves, Rocío Rodríguez Salceda, and Matthew Skjonsberg. [EXPORT] will be on display at the IU Center for Art + Design (IUCA+D) from Friday, September 5 through Wednesday, October 1. Gallery hours are from 1-5pm Tuesdays through Saturdays.

Date: October 3, 2014
Venue: IU Center for Art + Design (IUCA+D)
Phone: (812) 375-7550
310 Jackson Street, Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free

October 4, 2014

Billie Marlin Memorial Dog Day

Saturday October 4th 2014

At the Bartholomew Co. 4 H Fair Grounds Benefiting
The Bartholomew Co. Humane Society
Walk Registration begins at 9:00 am
Registration $25. Participants receive a T-shirt & Doggie Bag. Fee waived for pledges collected of $100. Pledge Sheets can be picked up at The Humane Society,
Athens Animal Clinic, Bob Evans Restaurant
Need more info? Contact Humane Society 372-6063
Prize awarded for most pledge money collected is one night stay at Hotel Indigo
Features of this year’s event

Silent Auction
Don’t be out Bid – Bid high, Bid often

Pet Contests
The best dog kisser; the best dog talent; best costume
biggest; littlest; owner look-a-like
Wonderful booths set up by local merchants

Food & Drinks

This event would not be possible without the help of
The Billie Marlin Dog Day Committee, Athens Animal Clinic,
Bob Evans Restaurant, Circle K & Hotel Indigo

Date: October 4, 2014
Venue: Bartholomew County Fairgrounds
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States

Harvest Bicycle Boogie 2014

THE AUTUMN HARVEST RIDE AWAITS! The scenery is spectacular…Bartholomew & Brown counties as only the locals get to enjoy them. Boogie west through greater autumn colored sites like Pikes Peak, Bellsville, around Harrison Lake, Youth Camp winding through Mill Race Park, touring through the City of Columbus or boogie east through harvest country to Simmons Winery & Brewery for some tasty drink.

THREE HARVEST OFFERINGS! Choose from our leisurely 12 mile Family Boogie scenic tour that meanders along the Columbus People Trail System or for the more adventurous, we offer the invigorating 30 mile tour that takes you on a scenic tour of Columbus & Bartholomew County stopping at Simmons Winery for some Brew & Wine tasting. Our ultimate 55 mile Harvest Tour has more thrills than a day at the amusement park! You will ride through the hills of Bartholomew & Brown Counties stopping at the famous Story Inn. You may need lunch to get your energy refreshed to boogie back. The courses are all designed with your safe cycling in mind.

START/FINISH! Your Harvest Boogie adventure begins and ends at the Columbus Learning Center on the Campus of IUPUC. Registration is open from 8:00 am to 10:00 am & riders may start any time after registering.

BOOGIE ENERGY FOOD! We’ll start your day with a pipin’ hot cup of coffee & a Danish courtesy of Starbucks. There will be fruit, granola bars, homemade cookies& much more plus there may be other energy boosters as well. We’ll surprise you!

PERKY HARVEST BOOGIE VOLUNTEERS! Our volunteers go out of their way to provide a wonderful riding experience for you with great food/drinks at our SAG stops, well- marked routes, & emergency SAG service.

HARVEST BOOGIE WITH A PURPOSE! Proceeds from the Harvest Ride will go to the IUPUC Alumni Association Scholarship Program, which supports students pursuing an IU or Purdue University degree at IUPUC.



Cindy Felsten – 812-375-7531

Sue Gerber – 812-375-7532

E-mail – alumni@iupuc.edu


Date: October 4, 2014
Venue: IUPUC
Phone: 812-348-7311
4601 Central Avenue, Columbus, IN, 47203, United States
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