Upcoming Events

October 11, 2014

11th Annual Kiwanis Incredible Duck Splash

After the Ethnic Expo Parade, follow Kwacker the Duck down to Mill Race Park for the 11th Annual Kiwanis Incredible Duck Splash! Free Duck Splash events will include a Bounce House, coupons for a Dilly Bar from the Downtown Dairy Queen, Walgreens Health Tests, Indy Admirals Remote Control Boats, and Photo Opportunities with some of your favorite Characters of Star Wars. 2013Lucasfilm LLC & ™ All rights reserved. Used under authorization.


All “adopted” ducks will be turned loose into Round Lake to compete for over $12,000 in cash and prizes, some even dropped from a helicopter courtesy of Columbus Helicopter. One lucky duck will have 10 chances to win a new car or $50,000. Remote control “Duckinator boats” will randomly select ducks to determine the winners. The FREE Don Miller Magic Show will begin at 1:00 pm, while the winners are being determined. Winners will be announced at approximately 2:00 pm. Door Prize drawing will be held for lots of Tony Stewart merchandise.  Must be present to win Stewart merchandise.


Ducks are available for purchase from any local Kiwanis member, at Midwest Computer Solutions, and from any participating “Duck Buddy” youth organization listed on our website: www.kducks.com.

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Start: October 11, 2014 12:00 pm
End: October 11, 2014 2:00 pm
Venue: Mill Race Park
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free

Hector’s Haunted Dance Hall and Costume Party

Dancing! Food! Open Bar!
Come dressed as your favorite movie star or television character!
Win a $50 gift card for the best costume.
Must be 21 and over.

Start: October 11, 2014 8:00 pm
End: October 11, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Vernon Gym
IN, United States
Cost: 15

October 12, 2014

Walks Across Johnson County

Individuals and groups are invited to participate in WALKS ACROSS JOHNSON COUNTY during one week, October 5-12, 2014. Walk sixteen (16) miles any time, any place and record your progress. Sixteen miles represents the east-west distance across Johnson County. Register at healthierjc.org then report your miles! Walking is a great physical activity for people of all ages, helping to manage weight and lower the risk of heart disease. Contact the Partnership Office with any questions at 317/736-2657.

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Date: October 12, 2014
Venue: Across Johnson County
IN, United States

Indiana Artists Club 82nd Annual Membership Exhibition

The Indiana Artists Club annual Member Exhibition, now open, 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.


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.

Start: October 12, 2014 8:00 am
End: October 12, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: Columbus Learning Center
Phone: 812-314-8591
4444 kelly street, columbus, IN, 47203, United States


Chase Ballard is hosting a 5K on 10/12/2014 at Ceraland park at 4:00pm in the afternoon. Registration will be from 3:00-4:00pm.Pre-Registration brochures are available at local fitness clubs or contact Chase Ballard at 812-603-1550. The 5K is to make people aware of the dangers of Lyme Disease, and how they can protect themselves. The funds raised for this event will go to the Karen McCaa foundation to help Karen with medical expenses she has accumulated during her five year battle with Lyme Disease. Karen is a former resident of Columbus. This is a great opportunity to try out the Columbus North Cross Country teams home course. Please feel free to call Chase Ballard with questions. 812-603-1550.

Start: October 12, 2014 3:00 pm
End: October 12, 2014 6:00 pm
Venue: Ceraland Park
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: 25.00

October 13, 2014

Innovations in Total Joint Replacement

Dr. Darryl Tannenbaum will cover the innovative options available at Columbus Regional Health for total joint replacement.


Start: October 13, 2014 6:30 pm
End: October 13, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Bartholomew County Public Library
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free

October 14, 2014

National Feral Cat Awareness Day Presentation

You are invited to a humane education presentation by Hope For Ferals on Tuesday, October 14th to raise awareness for FERAL CATS! Join us in our mission to advocate for ferals and give them hope in Bartholomew County, Indiana!
We will start at the conference room at Bartholomew County Public Library Conference Room from 3:30PM to 5:00. We will have a short presentation on why nonprofit Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) programs like HFF are vital to our community, what Hope For Ferals does, why we do it, and what you can do to help!
We will then go around Columbus and pass out information TNR and Hope For Ferals after the presentation. Educating the public on TNR will help reduced the number of cats killed in local shelters!



Start: October 14, 2014 3:30 pm
End: October 14, 2014 7:00 pm
Venue: Bartholomew County Public Library
Phone: 812-379-1266
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free

Candidates Forum

Energy Matters Community Coalition and the Sierra Club are the hosts of this forum.  Candidates in contested races for State Senator and State Representative who represent Bartholomew County have been invited to discuss their views on energy, water and environmental issues pertaining to the State.


Start: October 14, 2014 7:00 pm
End: October 14, 2014 8:30 pm
Venue: Bartholomew County Public Library
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free

October 15, 2014

One Stroke Painting

Learn to blend, shade, and highlight, all in one stroke.  Participants will paint a scarecrow and pumpkins on a 12 x 12 gallery wrapped canvas.  Instructor Marilyn Tentler is a Level 2 One Stroke Certified Instructor.  $25 fee covers all supplies. Must register at mybcpl.org or call 379-1266.  For ages 13 and over.

Start: October 15, 2014 12:00 am
End: October 15, 2014 12:00 am
Venue: Bartholomew County Public Library
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: $25 for supplies

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 10:00 a.m.

102 S. Chestnut Street, Seymour, IN 47274

(812) 522-3959

Attorney’s At Law

Stephen S. Pierson & Amanda L. Goecker

Please join Steve, Amanda, and staff for refreshments immediately
following the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony. Door prizes will be given away!

Start: October 15, 2014 10:00 am
End: October 15, 2014 11:00 am
Venue: Amanda Goecker/Stephen Pierson: Attorneys at Law
102 S. Chestnut Street, Seymour, IN, 47274, United States
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