Upcoming Events

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 http://www.indianaartistsclub.org/member-exhibition/ or call Columbus Learning Center at (812) 314-8507.

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

September 1, 2014

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
Address:
All over Columbus, Columbus, IN, 47201, United States

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 imvhof.com. 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

 

IMVHOF FACT SHEET

CONTACT: Annette Roy Board Member, Public Relations 317-916-6268 annetteroy@sbcglobal.net

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 imvhof.com

Connect With Us: Website: www.imvhof.com

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

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
Address:
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free

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
Address:
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 extension.purdue.edu/bartholomew 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
Address:
5103 W State Road 46, Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: 20

September 4, 2014

Texas Roadhouse Motorcycle Night

Rev your engines and get your motorcycle to Texas Roadhouse for live music and drink specials.

Date: September 4, 2014
Venue: Texas Roadhouse
Address:
2508 25th St,, Columbus, IN, 47201, United States

Dining with Diabetes

Dining with Diabetes is a series of classes targeted to persons with or at risk for type 2 diabetes and their families.  Harriet Armstrong, Health and Human Science Extension Educator, will be offering two different series of classes. You can visit the Purdue/Bartholomew County Extension website to download a flier and registration form.

 

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Start: September 4, 2014 3:00 pm
End: September 4, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: Hope United Methodist Church
Address:
432 Washington Street, Hope, IN, 47246, United States
Cost: 20

JCB NeighborFEST Concert Series: Terry Lee and the Rockaboogie Band

The free outdoor concert series will be held in the 300 block of Washington Street. Concerts begin at 5:30 PM on the first Thursday of the month, June through September. The series is offered at no cost to the community through the generous financial support of JCB.

 

2014 marks the return of JCB NeighborFEST to its original location, outside in the 300 block of Washington Street. The move from Fourth Street reopens connections to The Commons and kidscommons and allows for easier access to the playground [in The Commons], creating a more family-friendly environment.

 

Thursday, September 4: Terry Lee and the Rockaboogie Band wraps up the 2014 JCB NeighborFEST season with a high energy, first class show built around the lightning fast piano pumpin’, rockaboogie playing of London, England’s Terry Lee. Audience members will be able to jive, bop, two step, and sing the night away.

 

For additional information about this program or any other Arts Council programs, visit www.artsincolumbus.org or call 812.376.2539.

Start: September 4, 2014 5:30 pm
End: September 4, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: 300 Block of Washington St
Address:
Downtown Columbus, Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: FREE

Keep Your Heart Beating

Your heart is a complex pump with many parts, occasionally each of these parts can have a problem and need repairs to keep working.  The presentation, by Dr. Sorin Pusca, a cardiothoracic surgeon at CRH, will give you an overview of common procedures that may be required to keep your heart working.

Sorin Photo

Start: September 4, 2014 6:30 pm
End: September 4, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Bartholomew County Public Library
Address:
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free
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