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August 2015

How to Cut the Cable Cord and Stop Paying Hundreds of Dollars for Television

August 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Bartholomew County Public Library,
536 5th St
Columbus, IN 47201 United States

Mr. Noobie will explain the options for replacing cable or satellite, discuss the cost of each and explain what you will be gaining and giving up with each option.  Please register at mybcpl.org or call 812-379-1266.  Class will be cancelled if fewer than 5 register by August 11.        

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Truth About Dogs and Cats: Social Communication Signals

August 17 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Bartholomew County Public Library,
536 5th St
Columbus, IN 47201 United States

Humans often make the mistake of interpreting dog or cat communication signals as if they were human.  Dogs and cats often mistake human body language as if we were dogs or cats! Let’s start speaking the same “language.”   This presentation will show how to accurately interpret dog and cat facial expressions and body language, based on scientific research. We’ll also talk about the myths and realities of “dominance” hierarchies in all three species (dog, cat, human).  Presenter  is Melissa Shyan-Norwalt,…

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All In: Building a Positive Community

August 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Southside Elementary School Auditorium,
1320 W 200 S.
Columbus, IN 47201 United States
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Who should attend: All adults who are concerned about rejection, bullying, harassment, ostracism, and negative behaviors that hurt and exclude others   August 18, 2105, Session 2-Learning More about Social Rejection: Featuring the highly acclaimed documentary film REJECT (for adults 19 and over). August 25, 2015, Session 3- Taking Action: What individuals and organizations in Bartholomew County can do to build more inclusive relationships-both for individuals and in the community.

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A Bridge Too Far

August 18 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Bartholomew County Public Library,
536 5th St
Columbus, IN 47201 United States

Living Historians Jeff Burgmeier and Kevin and Thomas Getz will come fully kitted as British soldiers from World War II for this presentation on Operation Market Garden, the failed Allied attempt to break through German lines at Arnhem across the Rhine River in 1944.  They will cover how a Tommy,

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Folk Weather Forecasting Thursday August 20, 7:00 p.m., Red Room

August 20 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Bartholomew County Public Library,
536 5th St
Columbus, IN 47201 United States

It is very easy to get a weather forecast today. Just go to your television, internet, radio, newspaper, smart phone.  How about some do-it-yourself weather forecasting?   Long before technology was developed to predict the weather, people spent much more time outside and made their own forecasts based on observations, patterns and folklore.     Folk Weather Forecasting uses weather signs, legends, and sayings featuring clouds, wind, animals, birds, trees and flowers to predict the weather.  Think Groundhog’s Day, Wooly Worms and persimmon…

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Chaotic Tuesday

August 23 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every month until December 29, 2015
The Commons,
300 Washington Street
Columbus, IN 47201 United States

“Chaos” enthusiasts will help inform residents and visitors about the Chaos 1 (1974) sculpture by Jean Tinguely. We will run Chaos to the fullest extent possible (including those rolling cannonballs!), share information about its creation and answer questions. Tinguely artifacts will be on display as well. We will discuss its preservation in the original spot and its importance as a significant work of art. This presentation will continue on the 4th Tuesday of every month. Join your friends and neighbors…

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Alzheimer’s: Effective Communication Strategies

August 24 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Bartholomew County Public Library,
536 5th St
Columbus, IN 47201 United States

Learn how communication takes place and explore the changes in communication that occur throughout the course of the Alzheimer’s. We will help decode the verbal and behavioral messages delivered by someone with dementia and give examples of how to respond in ways that they may find helpful. Strategies to help you connect and communicate in each stage of the disease will be addressed. Presented by the Alzheimer’s Association of Greater Indiana.    

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Cookbook Club

August 24 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Clark Pleasant Branch – Johnson County Public Li,
530 Tracy Road, Suite 250
New Whiteland, IN 46184-9699 United States
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 Do you love trying new recipes? Join our discussion each month as we choose a different cookbook to try. Try one of the recipes at home and bring a sample to share, if you’d like!

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The Effects of Heroin on the Individual, Family and Community: A Panel Discussion

August 24 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Bartholomew County Public Library,
536 5th St
Columbus, IN 47201 United States

Jon Rodhe, Columbus City Police Chief; Chris Lane from the Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Department:  Sabrina Myers, Director of Bartholomew County Drug and Alcohol Program and a representative from Centerstone will discuss the heroin problem in our county.  Sponsored by Zonta International.

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All In: Building a Positive Community

August 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Southside Elementary School Auditorium,
1320 W 200 S.
Columbus, IN 47201 United States
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Who should attend: All adults who are concerned about rejection, bullying, harassment, ostracism, and negative behaviors that hurt and exclude others   August 25, 2015, Session 3- Taking Action: What individuals and organizations in Bartholomew County can do to build more inclusive relationships-both for individuals and in the community.

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