Jenny’s picks – March 29

1) What does the future hold for Columbus? Get some predictions at Future Columbus, a panel discussion 7 to 9 p.m. today at the Columbus Learning Center, 4555 Central Ave. This free event will feature a lineup of speakers from the Columbus community who will offer their predictions for the community’s future. Stick around after the program for rolled ice cream by Oh Sweetie Specialty Treats. Information:

2) Did you know April is National Poetry Month? Come celebrate with Adrian Matejka, Indiana’s Poet Laureate, during a free program 6:30-8 p.m. Monday at the Bartholomew County Public Library, 536 Fifth St., Columbus. Matejka will read some of his works and take questions. Viewpoint Books will have a selection of his books for sale. Information:, 812-379-1266.

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Jenny Elig is a reporter for The Republic. She can be reached at or 812-379-5671.