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May 2016

Children’s Book Week

May 7
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Daily until May 8, 2016
Johnson County Public Library,
1664 Library Blvd.
Greenwood, IN 46142 United States
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Celebrate Children’s Book Week May 2-8 at Johnson County Public Library! Visit the children’s department at any branch and enter our “Guess the Shredded Book” contest for a chance to win an awesome prize. Once you’ve made your guess, make a craft at our make and take craft tables. Established in 1919, Children’s Book Week is the longest-running national literacy initiative in the country. Every year, commemorative events are held nationwide at schools, libraries, bookstores and homes ­ wherever young readers and…

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Comic Book Day

May 7
Johnson County Public Library – White River,
1664 Library Blvd.
Greenwood, IN 46142 United States
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Celebrate Comic Book Day at White River Receive a Free Comic Book During the Program   Franklin, Ind. ­ Do you like superheroes? How about Manga? Then help us celebrate the 15th Annual Free Comic Book Day at the White River Branch on Saturday, May 7!   Show off your cosplay skills by coming in costume for the activities and crafts. Receive a free comic book during the program!   For more information, please visit pageafterpage.org/programs or call the White…

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Dentistry from the Heart

May 7 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Renaissance Dental Group of Columbus,
2320 Northpark Drive, Ste B
Columbus, IN 47203 United States
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Choice of filling, extraction or cleaning will be performed for those 18 years and older who can't get dental care elsewhere. ARRIVE EARLY - REGISTRATION STARTS AT 7:30 AM! Patients will be seen on a first-come, first-served basis. First 65 patients are guaranteed to be seen!   For more information contact Renaissance Dental Group of Columbus, 812-375-2420

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Tour Guide Training

May 7 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Columbus Area Visitors Center,
506 5th St.
Columbus, IN 47201 United States
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Interested in leading architecture tours of your city? If so, call Joyce Orwin at the Visitors Center for more information.

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Saving the Monarchs: Garden Celebration XII

May 7 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Johnson County Fairgrounds,
80 S Jackson St
Franklin, IN 46131 United States
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With spring in the wings and Mother’s Day on the horizon, the Johnson County Garden Club (JCGC) and Purdue Master Gardeners will host their annual Garden Celebration Saturday, May 7, 9am-3pm. Approximately 800-1,000 visitors attend this yearly event at Scott Hall, 250 Fairground St., Johnson County Fairgrounds, in Franklin, IN. 2016’s theme emphasizes Saving the Monarchs and will feature guest speakers who will explain planting strategies to attract butterflies. One of the nation’s leading experts on monarch butterfly habitat, Reni…

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Free

Riley Wranglers Arts & Crafts Fair

May 7 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Hancock County 4-H Fairgrounds,
620 N. Apple St.
Greenfield, IN 46140 United States
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Riley Wrangler's 32nd Annual Arts & Crafts Fair   The Riley Wrangler Square Dance Club from Cumberland, Indiana, will be sponsoring its 32nd Annual Arts & Crafts Fair on Saturday May 7, 2016.  The event will be held at the Hancock County 4-H Fairgrounds (620 N. Apple St.) in Greenfield from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.  There is free parking and free admission.  The buildings are all handicap accessible.  Door prizes will be given away approximately every half-hour. There will…

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$20

Katie McBurnett 5K

May 7 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mill Race Park,
50 Carl Miske Drive
Columbus, 47201

The second annual Katie McBurnett 5K raises funds to help purchase Cough Buddy bears for patients at Indiana and Kentucky hospitals. Hosted by the Katie's Wish Foundation, founded in memory of Katie McBurnett.  

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Saving the Monarchs: Garden Celebration XII

May 7 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Johnson County Fairgrounds,
80 S Jackson St
Franklin, IN 46131 United States
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Saving the Monarchs is the theme of the 12th Annual Garden Celebration sponsored by the Johnson County Garden Club and Purdue Master Gardeners. It will be held at Scott Hall. 250 Fair Ground St., Johnson County Fairgrounds, in Franklin, Indiana on Saturday Mary 7 from 9 am to 3 pm.   Featured will be flower, plant, and garden-art vendors, guest speakers throughout the day, and tree giveaways (first come-first served). Breakfast and lunch will be available for purchase. Admission is…

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3rd Annual Alzheimer’s Awareness Craft Show

May 7 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Bartholomew County 4-H Fairgrounds,
750 W 200 S
Columbus, IN 47201 United States
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This is a Fundraising Vendor-Craft, Event to raise money for Walk to End Alzheimer's. We will have two buildings (48 indoor booths), craft and direct sellers raffles, silent auctions. Direct Sellers: Scentsy, Tastefully Simple, Pampered Chef, Younique, Miche, ItWorks, Nerium and more Hand-crafts:  Jewelry. crocheted items, PLEASE BE AWARE THAT THIS EVENT IS FOR TEAM REMEMBER WIN the WALK TO END ALZHEIMER”S will be October  2016 and is a separate event  

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INSPIRE! Indoor Cycling Class

May 7 @ 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
SKY SPORT FITNESS,
4181 N. 150 W.
Columbus, IN 47201 United States
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This event if FREE! Indoor cycling/spin class set to inspirational and uplifting Christian music. Participants climb hills, run sprints, burn calories, and build strength. The class is appropriate for any fitness level and there is never a cost for this once a month ride. Each 50-minute class is done with the lights dimmed and the music up. Space is limited. Sign up at skysportfitness.com or by calling or texting 812-250-9151.

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