Go! Guide – Oct. 27 – The Republic

Go! Guide – Oct. 27 – The Republic

The fall recital for the violin students of Laura Andrews and The Andrews Strings Studio will take place from 6 to 7 p.m. today at the Bartholomew County Public Library. The recital featuring solo and group performances is free and open to the public.
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Kids and teens
BARTHOLOMEW COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY, 536 Fifth St., Columbus. Scheduled: Library Babies, 10 a.m. and 11 a.m., Oct. 27, Nov. 3, 17; Storytime and Playdate with the Historical Society, 1 p.m., Oct. 27; Game Time, 3 p.m., Oct. 27; Teen One-Shot RPG: Monster of the Week, 3:30 p.m., Oct. 27; American Sign Language chat/practice, 5:30 p.m., Oct. 27, Nov. 3, 10, 17; Teen NaNoWriMo Information Session and Workshop, 4 p.m., Oct. 28; Origami Workshop, 4 p.m., Oct. 28, Nov. 11; Teen DIY: Zombie Dolls, 3:30 p.m., Oct. 31; Toddler Time, 10 a.m., Nov. 1, 8, 15; Storytime, 11 a.m., Nov. 1, 8, 15; Tween Watch Tuesdays, 3:30 p.m., Nov. 1, 15; Teen One-Shot RPG: Wanderhome, 4 p.m., Nov. 1;”Whatever the Weather” Storytime and Platdate, 11 a.m., Nov. 2, 16; Cardio Drumming, 3:30 p.m., Nov. 2; Teen Watch-It Wednesday, 3:30 p.m., Nov. 2, 9, 16; Storytime with Megan, 4 p.m., Nov. 2; Storytime, 1 p.m., Nov. 3; Tween Game Time, 3:30 p.m., Nov. 3, 10, 17; Celebrating and Remembering Family: Dia de los Muertos, 4 p.m., Nov. 4; Homeschool Hangout, 11 a.m., Nov. 7; Block O’Clock, 4 p.m., Nov. 7; Builder’s Guild, 4 p.m., Nov. 7; Storytime, 6 p.m., Nov. 7; Reading with Lottie, 3:45 p.m., Nov. 8, 15; Teen NaNoWriMo Meeting, 4 p.m., Nov. 8, 15; Storytime at the Commons, 1 p.m., Nov. 9; Cranberry Science, 4:30 p.m., Nov. 11; Goats on the Plaza, 11 a.m., Nov. 12; Cleo Seed Swap, 1 p.m., Nov. 12; Teen STEAM: Leaf Art, 3:30 p.m., Nov. 14; Pokemon Club, 4 p.m., Nov. 14; Family Food Science, 6 p.m., Nov. 14; Kids Yoga: Ages 2-4, 10:30 a.m., Nov. 15; Teen Yoga & Mindfulness, 3:30 p.m., Nov. 15; Handprint Turkey Workshop, 3:30 p.m., Nov. 16; Kids Yoga: Ages 5-8, 3:30 p.m., Nov. 16; Sing & Play with Allie Jean, 10:30 a.m., Nov. 17; Bilingual Spanish and English Storytime, 1 p.m., Nov. 17; French Storytime, 4 p.m., Nov. 17; Teen Dungeons and Dragons, 4 p.m., Nov. 17; Tots’ Turkey Trot, 11 a.m., Nov. 18; Teen STEAM: Ice Sculptures, 3:30 p.m., Nov. 18; Teen Pizza Party Society, 3 p.m., Nov. 19.
TRUNK OR TREAT, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Oct. 28, Keepsake Village of Columbus, 2564 Foxpointe Drive, Columbus. Keepsake Village Annual Fall Event “Trunk or Treat” at the Parking lot. Please come join us for an evening full of fun with hot dogs, lemonade, and cookies!
SPOOKTACULAR EVENT, 5 to 7 p.m., Oct. 31, Rockford Community Church, 1934 N. Ewing St., Seymour. A “Spooktacular Event” will have free entry, cookies & drinks, music, the Redding Twp. Fire Truck in addition to Trunk or Treating, both inside & out. If the weather is bad everything will be moved inside.
TRUNK OR TREAT, 5 to 8 p.m., Oct. 31, Sandy Hook United Methodist Church, 1610 Taylor Road, Columbus.
Music and theater
THE ANDREWS STRINGS STUDIO FALL RECITAL, 6 to 7 p.m., Oct. 27, Bartholomew County Public Library, 536 Fifth St., Columbus. Join us for the fall recital with the violin students of Laura Andrews, with The Andrews Strings Studio. Presenting solos and group music. Youth of all ages.
HALLOWEEN FEST, 5 p.m., Oct. 28, 29, The Pixy Theatre, 111 S. Walnut St., Edinburgh. Friday is a film fest starting at 5 p.m. with special guests. Saturday, we have killer comedy starting at 5 p.m. with stand-up, magic and improv. We will have a ghost hunt after each show. Tickets are $15 for one day or $25 for both. 18 and over please. Doors open at 4 p.m.
YESFEST, 5 to 8 p.m., Oct. 28, 29, 30, YES Cinema, 328 Jackson St., Columbus. Shorts, documentaries, feature films and more at the venue supporting nonprofit Lincoln-Central Neighborhood Family Center. Information and tickets: yescinema.org and yesfilmfestival.com
COLIN G. MATTHEWS: THE VIOLIN MAN, 6 to 7 p.m., Nov. 4, Bartholomew County Public Library, 536 Fifth St., Columbus. Join us for a performance by The Violin Man, who will entertain you with popular music. This event can also be viewed live at facebook.com/mybcpl.
Sports, exercise,
wellness
POLIDOR 5K RUN/WALK, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., Oct. 29, St. Bartholomew Church, 1306 27th St., Columbus. Annual 5K Run/Walk held to raise money for the ALFA program in Northern Haiti. This is a partnership project between the Friends of Haiti from St. Bartholomew Parish and our friends in Limonade, Haiti. This effort helps equip market women and peasant farmers in Haiti with the tools to improve their lives and give them the dignity that every human being deserves. A meal of rice and beans will be served after the race. Check in and same day registration at 7 to 8 a.m., day of event. Sign up in advance at runsignup.com/Race/IN/Columbus/ThePolidor5KRunWalk.
AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE, 1 to 6 p.m., Nov. 8, Bartholomew County Public Library, 536 Fifth St., Columbus. Register at redcrossblood.org.
HOOSIER TRAILS 5K RUN/WALK, 10 a.m., Nov. 12, Ceraland Park, 3989 S. County Road 525E, Columbus. Event is to promote physical fitness, high adventure and community awareness. Proceeds will benefit Hoosier Trails Council, Boy Scouts of America. Registration open from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. The public is welcome. Prizes awarded to the top three male and female finishers. $20 advance registration fee includes commemorative patch. To register and pay in advance or for more information, go to www.hoosiertrails5k.org.
BLACKWELL PARK STORYWALK, Blackwell Park, 1550 Whitney Court, Columbus. Enjoy some fresh air while strolling the Bartholomew County Public Library’s StoryWalk. Together with the Columbus Parks and Recreation Department, the library is excited to feature “Amara’s Farm” by JaNay Brown-Wood in October. The StoryWalk is located along the People Trail near the Pollinator Park in Blackwell Park.
SWIMMING FOR EXERCISE, Foundation for Youth, 405 Hope Ave., Columbus. Lap swimming, water aerobics and public swim are available. You must preregister for current swim sessions. Information: foundationforyouth.com.
Miscellaneous
BARTHOLOMEW COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY, 536 Fifth St., Columbus. Scheduled: American Sign Language Chat/Practice, 5:30 p.m., Oct. 27, Nov. 3, 10, 17; Skill Builders, 1:30 p.m., Nov. 2; Winding Waters, 6 p.m., Nov. 2; South Central Indiana Suicide Loss Support Group, 6 p.m., Nov. 3, 17; Dementia Friends Information Session, 2 p.m., Nov. 4; Cbus Chess Crew, 2 p.m., Nov. 5, 19; Understanding Health Insurance Options, 6 p.m., Nov. 9; Bartholomew County Writer’s Group, 6 p.m., Nov. 10; Bartholomew County Genealogical Society Annual Meeting, 10 a.m., Nov. 12; Kimono Lesson, 10 a.m., Nov. 12; Cleo Seed Swap, 1 p.m., Nov. 12; Setting Boundaries During the Holidays, 6:30 p.m., Nov. 15; Music Therapy for Adults, 10:30 a.m., Nov. 16.
PAWS FOR A GREAT CAUSE, Nov. 1 to Dec. 31, Bartholomew County Public Library, 536 Fifth St., Columbus. During the month of November and December, the library will be accepting donations for some local pet rescues. Cash donations will be accepted at the adult circulation desk or the children’s department (to be divided between local pet rescues). Donations are also accepted at Hope Branch. Checks must be made out to a specific pet rescue.
TENDERLOIN FOR TURNING POINT, 10:30 a.m. to 8 p.m., Nov. 4, American Legion Post #24, 2515 25th St., Columbus. Join Turning Point for a delicious tenderloin dinner. Stop by any time between 10:30 a.m. and 8 p.m. or until sold out. Drive thru, dine in, and carry out are available. Freewill donations appreciated. All proceeds directly support Turning Point Domestic Violence Services. Please call ahead for orders of 6 or more at 812-376-7036.
12 DAMES OF CHRISTMAS, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Nov. 12, Bartholomew County 4-H Fairgrounds Community Building, 750 W. County Road 200S, Columbus. 41st Annual Craft and Art Market. All items will now be purchased through individual vendors.
OPEN HEARTH CRAFT EVENT, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Nov. 12, Flintwood Wesleyan Church, 5300 25th St., Columbus. Kick off your holiday shopping with artisans from Bartholomew and surrounding counties! This is a handcraft only event. Free admission. Hot Meals available for purchase.
BEFORE THE RINGS, 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Nov. 12, New Hope Christian Church, 1404 W. County Road 400N, Columbus. Day Retreat for couples who are engaged or considering engagement to prepare for marriage and not just a wedding day. $30 per couple, includes lunch and materials. Sponsored by Community Downtown. For registration, call 317-884-7627 or go to www.cccolumbus.org.
DÉJÀ VU ART AND FINE CRAFT SHOW, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Nov. 12, The Commons, 300 Washington St., Columbus. This is the 17th annual event featuring professional artists who do a variety of art and fine crafts. The show is free and open to the public. For more information, see the show’s Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/DejaVuArtAndFineCraftShow/.
WREATH WORKSHOP, 1 to 3 p.m., Nov. 17, 10 a.m. to noon, Nov. 19, Henry Breeding Farm, 13730 N. County Road 100W, Edinburgh. Make a beautiful wreath from fresh greens with instruction and assistance from local master gardeners. All supplies are provided, including fresh greens and ribbon. Hot cider and cookies will be served. Please bring your own garden gloves and hand clippers. All indoors, barn is lightly heated, so dress warmly. $25 per adult for Bartholomew County Historical Society members or SCIMGA members. $30 per adult for nonmembers. Call BCHS at 812-372-3541 or stop by the museum during business hours. Payment is due at time of registration. Registration closes Thursday, Nov. 3.
ANNUAL COOKIE WALK, 9 a.m. to noon, Nov. 19, First United Methodist Church, 618 Eighth St., Columbus. The United Methodist Women will be hosting their 32nd Annual Cookie Walk in the Fellowship Hall. A variety of homemade decorative and specialty cookies, including allergy-free and vegan treats will be available for $7 a pound. Fudge, divinity, and other candies will be sold for $5 a half-pound. Monies raised will support the local, state, and international missions of the United Methodist Women. Pre-orders are now being taken by calling the church at 812-372-2851.
ELKS LODGE BINGO, 6:30 p.m. Fridays and 12:30 p.m. Sundays, Elks 521 Lodge Bingo Hall, 4664 Ray Boll Blvd., Columbus. Doors open at 5 p.m. on Friday and 11 a.m. on Sunday. The first game is at 6:30 p.m. on Friday and 12:30 p.m. on Sunday. Open to the public. Information: 812-379-4386.
VFW POST 1987 BINGO, 215 N. National Road, Columbus. Mondays and Wednesdays from 5 to 9:30 p.m. (doors open at 5 p.m.), and Nov. 13 and the second Saturday of each month from 2 to 6 p.m. (doors open at noon). Open to the public.
AMERICAN LEGION BINGO & KARAOKE, American Legion Post 25, 2515 25th St., Columbus. Bingo is on Tuesdays starting at 6 p.m. Karaoke is on Wednesdays starting at 6 p.m.
COLUMBUS CHESS CLUB, 5 to 9 p.m., Thursdays, Lewellen Chapel, corner of Middle Road and Grissom Street, Columbus. Equipment is furnished. Open to chess players 16 and older. Information: 812-603-3893.
COLUMBUS AREA RAILROAD CLUB OPEN HOUSE, noon to 4 p.m., Nov. 19 and the third Saturday of each month. Trains will be operating layouts in four scales — HO, N, O, and On30. The club is located at the Johnson County Park headquarters building adjacent to Camp Atterbury. Information: Greg Harter, 812-350-8636, columbusarearailroadclub.com, or on Facebook at Columbus Area Railroad Club.
AMERICAN SEWING GUILD NEIGHBORHOOD MEETING, 9 to 11:30 a.m., Nov. 5 and the first Saturday of each month, Bartholomew County REMC, 1697 W. Deaver Road, Columbus. Each monthly meeting focuses on learning a new sewing/creative skill or group sewing on a philanthropic project. Sewing enthusiasts of all ages and skills are welcome. Contact Marilyn at [email protected] with questions.
GRACE’S TABLE DRIVE-IN FREE MEAL, 5 p.m., Nov. 13 and the second Sunday of each month, East Columbus United Methodist Church, 2439 Indiana Ave., Columbus. Drive-in free meal as well as music and storytelling. Enter the church parking lot on Indiana Avenue. Tables are available for walk-ups.
Galleries, museums,
exhibits
BARTHOLOMEW COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY, 524 Third St., Columbus. The museum is open Tuesday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. BCHS hosts two permanent exhibits that share the history and heritage of Bartholomew County. Learn about our county through interactive, hands-on exhibits that include a map table, notable people, county timeline, Then and Now, Did You Know, early industrialists and videos of Reeves steam engines. The historical society also hosts rotating exhibits throughout the year featuring items from their extensive collection. Information: 812-372-3541, bartholomewhistory.org.
GALLERY 506, Columbus Indiana Visitors Center, 506 Fifth St., Columbus. Open Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
YELLOW TRAIL MUSEUM/VISITOR CENTER, west side of Hope Town Square, 644 Main St., Hope. The museum is open Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1 to 5 p.m. and Saturdays from noon to 4 p.m. or by appointment. The Research Center is open Mondays and Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to noon or by appointment. Contact the museum at 812-546-8020. Follow the Facebook page “Yellow Trail Museum/Hope Visitors Center” for updated information.
ATTERBURY-BAKALAR AIR MUSEUM, located at Columbus Municipal Airport, 4742 Ray Boll Blvd., Columbus, is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Special tours may be scheduled by calling 812-372-4356. The museum preserves the history of the former Atterbury Army Air Field, later named Bakalar Air Force Base. Free admission. Visit the museum online at atterburybakalarairmuseum.org and on Facebook.
T.C. STEELE STATE HISTORIC SITE, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Wednesday through Sunday, 4220 T.C. Steele Road, Nashville. Staff is offering special indoor tours — each with a limited number of people. Tours are included with site admission, but preregistration is recommended by calling 812-988-2785. Information: indianamuseum.org/tcsteele.
TRI-STATE ARTISANS, 422 Washington St., Columbus. Handmade retail gallery of more than 60 local artisans. Unique gifts, fine art, art classes for youth and adults, youth art programs, art parties and home parties. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays. Information: tsartisans.com.
JENNINGS COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY AND MUSEUM, 335 Brown St., Vernon. Museum hours are Wednesday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. or by appointment. Information: 812-346-8989, jenningscounty.org.
BROWN COUNTY ART GUILD, 48 S. Van Buren St., Nashville. Monday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., and noon to 4 p.m. Sundays.
THE REPUBLIC BUILDING GALLERY, 333 Second St., Columbus. The gallery is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
411 GALLERY, 411 Sixth St., Columbus, noon-4 p.m. Fridays or by appointment. 411 is a community arts gallery and cultural space for exhibitions, events and collaborations with Columbus arts and cultural organizations. Learn more about the current exhibition and artists at artsincolumbus.org/411.
HOOSIER ARTIST GALLERY, 45 S. Jefferson St., Nashville. Hoosier Artist Gallery is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. October’s featured artists are altered photography and stained glass artist Anne Ryan Miller and painter Cheryl Gregg. The lucky winners of the Art Lover’s Giveaway drawing during Art Walk on Friday, Oct. 28, from 4 to 7 p.m. will receive a set of 10 cards that represent some of Gregg’s newest art in the gallery and a snowflake ornament of stained glass with metal overlay created by Miller. Winners do not have to be present to win. Information: hoosierartist.com.
BROWN COUNTY ART GALLERY, 1 Artist Drive, Nashville. Open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. COVID-19 protocols are in place, with masks required. Information: 812-988-4609, [email protected], browncountyartgallery.org.
CHARLENE MARSH STUDIO & GALLERY, 4013 Lanam Ridge Road, Nashville. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Mondays, noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. For more information, please call the studio/gallery at 812-988-4497 or visit charlenemarshstudio.com.
Ongoing
FABULOUS FIRST FRIDAYS WITH MISS POLLY, 12:15 p.m. Nov. 4 and the first Friday of each month. Viewpoint Books, 548 Washington St., Columbus. Information: 812-376-0778.
FOUNDATION FOR YOUTH BOYS & GIRLS CLUB, 405 Hope Ave., Columbus. The Boys & Girls Club is open to children ages 5-18. Information: 812-372-7867.
KIDSCOMMONS, 309 Washington St., Columbus. Ongoing activities are all free with museum admission. Information: 812-378-3046.
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