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Fantastic Fridays – Celtic Fire

Fri, Jul 20, 2018

Join us for a program full of sprightly dance turns and haunting airs as we experience a bit of the history, culture and character of Ireland through song and dance with the band Celtic Fire! Audience participants will be able to join the band onstage as the program comes to a conclusion.

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Academy Dance Center's annual Dance Day & Open House

Sat, Jul 21, 2018

IN CELEBRATION OF THEIR 50TH ANNIVERSARY SEASON, ACADEMY DANCE CENTER PRESENTS THEIR ANNUAL FREE DANCE DAY & OPEN HOUSE! Celebrate DANCE - July 21 with Academy Dance Center! Join us as we kick off our 2018-2019 dance season with our annual Open House, Registration, & DANCE Day! The Director and Faculty will be present to provide studio tours and answer all of your questions about the upcoming dance year.

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Cyber Summer @ CSU

Mon, Jul 23, 2018 – Wed, Jul 25, 2018

What: A new program at Columbus State is designed to get area high schoolers thinking about a career in cybersecurity. Cyber Summer is a free three-day workshop offering digital forensics, cryptography and cyber challenges by the university’s TSYS School of Computer Science. Activities include networking, scavenger hunt (on CSU main campus), cyber-themed Escape the Room, digital forensics, information on cybersecurity careers and education paths and a corporate tour (off-site).

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Fantastic Fridays – Creek and Cherokee in Georgia

Fri, Jul 27, 2018

Storyteller Natalie Jones returns to the Museum to regale our audiences with factual stories about life in Georgia, the Trail of Tears, and Native folktales from each tribe.

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Adult Lecture

Tue, Jul 31, 2018

Title: Seeking Eden: A Collection of Georgia’s Historic Gardens Featured Speakers: Staci Catron and Mary Eaddy Staci Catron and Mary Ann Eaddy, co-authors of the newly published University of Georgia Press book, "Seeking Eden: A Collection of Georgia’s Historic Gardens," will share stories of the evolution of some of the state’s most significant designed spaces, including a nineteenth-century parterre, a rock garden, Country Place Era landscapes, and an urban conservation garden. Come to hear about the role of women in the formation and preservation of these gardens, the impact of professional designers, and the influence of the Garden Club movement in Georgia in the early twentieth century. The authors chronicled The Columbus Museum’s Bradley-Olmsted Garden in this new publication. If you are interested in purchasing a $10 lunch, please contact the Education Dept. at edu@columbusmuseum.com two days prior to the program.

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Columbus Artists' Guild 2018 Members Exhibition

Sat, Aug 4, 2018

COLUMBUS ARTISTS’ GUILD OPENING NIGHT RECEPTION AND MEMBERS’ EXHIBITION AT THE COLUMBUS PUBLIC LIBRARY AUGUST 4 – AUGUST 17

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Columbus Artists' Guild 2018 Members Exhibition

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COLUMBUS ARTISTS’ GUILD OPENING NIGHT RECEPTION AND MEMBERS’ EXHIBITION AT THE COLUMBUS PUBLIC LIBRARY AUGUST 4 – AUGUST 17

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Meditation Instruction and Practice

On multiple days

Free and open to the public. All levels and the curious welcome. Offered by Urban Dharma Georgia at the Art of Yoga in Uptown Columbus, Georgia.

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Columbus Artists' Guild 2018 Members Exhibition

On multiple days

COLUMBUS ARTISTS’ GUILD OPENING NIGHT RECEPTION AND MEMBERS’ EXHIBITION AT THE COLUMBUS PUBLIC LIBRARY AUGUST 4 – AUGUST 17

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Columbus Artists' Guild 2018 Members Exhibition

On multiple days

COLUMBUS ARTISTS’ GUILD OPENING NIGHT RECEPTION AND MEMBERS’ EXHIBITION AT THE COLUMBUS PUBLIC LIBRARY AUGUST 4 – AUGUST 17

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Columbus Artists' Guild 2018 Members Exhibition

On multiple days

COLUMBUS ARTISTS’ GUILD OPENING NIGHT RECEPTION AND MEMBERS’ EXHIBITION AT THE COLUMBUS PUBLIC LIBRARY AUGUST 4 – AUGUST 17

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Columbus Artists' Guild 2018 Members Exhibition

On multiple days

COLUMBUS ARTISTS’ GUILD OPENING NIGHT RECEPTION AND MEMBERS’ EXHIBITION AT THE COLUMBUS PUBLIC LIBRARY AUGUST 4 – AUGUST 17

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Adult Lecture

Thu, Aug 9, 2018

Title: The Triple Nickles: The History & Art of the 555th Parachute Infantry Battalion Featured Speakers: David Hanselman and Dawn Williams Boyd In December of 1943, the United States Army authorized the activation of its first all-African American unit of officers and enlisted men. Company A of the newly-activated 555th Parachute Battalion was called the “Triple Nickles.” Join us for a fascinating lunch-time talk where history and art meet. David Hanselman, Maneuver Center of Excellence Museum Director at Fort Benning, will discuss the history of the 555th, while Atlanta artist Dawn Williams Boyd discusses the research and fabrication of her fabric painting Triple Nickles. The Museum’s exhibition, Fort Benning at 100, features Boyd’s painting. If you are interested in purchasing a $10 lunch, please contact the Education Dept. at edu@columbusmuseum.com two days prior to the program.

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East Highland Neighborhood Improvement Assn & Watch Group

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Monthly Meeting of the East Highland Neighborhood Improvement Association and Watch Group

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Columbus Artists' Guild 2018 Members Exhibition

On multiple days

COLUMBUS ARTISTS’ GUILD OPENING NIGHT RECEPTION AND MEMBERS’ EXHIBITION AT THE COLUMBUS PUBLIC LIBRARY AUGUST 4 – AUGUST 17

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Holistic Columbus Expo

Sat, Aug 11, 2018

Explore healthy, holistic options within the Columbus, GA and surrounding areas on August 11, 2018 at the Columbus Trade Center (North Hall) from 10am - 5pm.  

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Columbus Artists' Guild 2018 Members Exhibition

On multiple days

COLUMBUS ARTISTS’ GUILD OPENING NIGHT RECEPTION AND MEMBERS’ EXHIBITION AT THE COLUMBUS PUBLIC LIBRARY AUGUST 4 – AUGUST 17

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Columbus Reiki Share

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Reiki practitioners and members of the public are invited to participate in a Reiki Share from 2:00-3:30 pm on the second Saturday of each month beginning Sept 10, 2016. Free. Location: Office of Ona Graham, Psy. D., on the corner of 17th St. and 15th Ave. in Columbus, diagonal to Durham's Pharmacy. For information, contact Philip Chan, 706-563-3539 after 10 a.m.

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Columbus Artists' Guild 2018 Members Exhibition

On multiple days

COLUMBUS ARTISTS’ GUILD OPENING NIGHT RECEPTION AND MEMBERS’ EXHIBITION AT THE COLUMBUS PUBLIC LIBRARY AUGUST 4 – AUGUST 17

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Columbus Artists' Guild 2018 Members Exhibition

On multiple days

COLUMBUS ARTISTS’ GUILD OPENING NIGHT RECEPTION AND MEMBERS’ EXHIBITION AT THE COLUMBUS PUBLIC LIBRARY AUGUST 4 – AUGUST 17

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Columbus Artists' Guild 2018 Members Exhibition

On multiple days

COLUMBUS ARTISTS’ GUILD OPENING NIGHT RECEPTION AND MEMBERS’ EXHIBITION AT THE COLUMBUS PUBLIC LIBRARY AUGUST 4 – AUGUST 17

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Look at Lunchtime

Tue, Aug 14, 2018

LOOK! @ Lunchtime is a collaborative viewing exercise and dialogue centered on works of art from the Museum’s permanent collection. Jonathan Frederick Walz, Director of Curatorial Affairs & Curator of American Art, facilitates LOOK! discussions every second Tuesday to explore a new object each month. Featured object: Charles Curran, Self-Portrait, 1892

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Columbus Artists' Guild 2018 Members Exhibition

On multiple days

COLUMBUS ARTISTS’ GUILD OPENING NIGHT RECEPTION AND MEMBERS’ EXHIBITION AT THE COLUMBUS PUBLIC LIBRARY AUGUST 4 – AUGUST 17

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Columbus Artists' Guild 2018 Members Exhibition

On multiple days

COLUMBUS ARTISTS’ GUILD OPENING NIGHT RECEPTION AND MEMBERS’ EXHIBITION AT THE COLUMBUS PUBLIC LIBRARY AUGUST 4 – AUGUST 17

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Summer Concert Series

Thu, Aug 16, 2018

We are turning up the heat in the Museum with the Summer Concert Series. Throughout the summer, the arts collide with music provided by local and regional bands and free guided tours of the Museum’s collection provided by staff and docents. Bring a picnic dinner or purchase one from one of our featured food trucks. Featuring: Fort Benning Maneuver Center of Excellence Jazz Band

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Columbus Artists' Guild 2018 Members Exhibition

On multiple days

COLUMBUS ARTISTS’ GUILD OPENING NIGHT RECEPTION AND MEMBERS’ EXHIBITION AT THE COLUMBUS PUBLIC LIBRARY AUGUST 4 – AUGUST 17

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DANCE in The Polar Express on the RiverCenter Stage!

Sat, Aug 18, 2018

Academy Dance Center is excited to announce OPEN COMMUNITY AUDITIONS for its upcoming Holiday Dance Production, ‘The Polar Express!’ Be a part of the Academy’s newest production and DANCE in this special Holiday tale on the RiverCenter Stage!

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Iron Braid Adventures Group Hike

Sat, Aug 18, 2018

Join us for our group hike! We will hike the 4.3 mile Dowdell Knob Loop. Meet us at the Dowdell Knob trailhead parking area a little before 9:00 to sign in. We will begin our hike promptly at 9:00. We will enjoy a picnic lunch after our hike looking out at the gorgeous summit views so bring your lunch.

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