Community calendar – Sept. 19

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Events listed for Tuesday, Sept. 19

Bartholomew County

Toddler Time — 9:15 to 9:45 a.m. and 10 to 10:30 a.m., Bartholomew County Public Library, 536 Fifth St., Columbus. This relaxed program is a toddler-friendly introduction to storytime. Toddler time features books and activities geared towards children ages 18 months to 3 years old.

Columbus Board of Works — 10 a.m., Columbus City Hall, 123 Washington St., Columbus.

Homeschool Hangout — 11 a.m. to noon, Bartholomew County Public Library, 536 Fifth St., Columbus. Come hang out at the library, make some friends and learn something new. This month, learn codes and secrets as we practice our spycraft.

Preschool Storytime — 11 to 11:30 a.m., Bartholomew County Public Library, 536 Fifth St., Columbus. Children ages 3-5 are invited to join us at the library for Preschool Storytime. These storytimes build the early literacy skills that promote school readiness through fun stories, songs, rhymes, and movement.

BARTA Meeting — 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Sandy Hook United Methodist Church, 1610 Taylor Road, Columbus. Bartholomew County Retired Teachers Association meeting. Registration is from 11 to 11:30 a.m. with lunch & program from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost of meals is $10. For more information, call 812-390-9023.

Chair Yoga — 1 to 2 p.m., Bartholomew County Public Library, 536 Fifth St., Columbus. A one-hour session with a certified yoga and chair yoga instructor. These sessions are great for beginners and those who want to focus on gentle practice.

Beginning Again — 2 to 3:30 p.m., or 5:30 to 7 p.m., Our Hospice of South Central Indiana, 2626 17th St., Columbus. Beginning Again Group is for anyone who has lost a family member. In-person meetings with Zoom option also available. Contact hospice bereavement specialist David Dopson for more information on how to attend and preregister. Information: 812-314-8096, [email protected]

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) No. 021 — St. Peter’s Lutheran School, 719 Fifth St., Columbus. Enter Door A, off Fourth Street parking lot each Tuesday. Weigh-in: 3:20 to 3:40 p.m. Meeting follows. Information, call 812-552-8397.

Ivy Tech Campus Board of Trustees — 3:30 p.m., Moravec Hall Boardroom, Room 132, Ivy Tech Community College Columbus, 4475 Central Ave., Columbus.

Teen STEAM: Obsolete Media — 3:30 to 5 p.m., Bartholomew County Public Library, 536 Fifth St., Columbus. Explore obsolete media with BCPL archivist Amber. Amber will bring items from the library archives for us to look at, including records, cassettes, and film reels.

Pokemon Club — 4 to 5 p.m., Hope Branch Library, 635 Harrison St., Hope. Card collectors, trainers, gamers, and fans are all welcome to join as we learn and talk about all things Pokemon.

Miller Prize Conversation with Tatiana Bilbao — 5 to 7 p.m., First Christian Church, 531 Fifth St., Columbus. Join 2022/23 J. Irwin and Xenia S. Miller Prize Recipient Tatiana Bilbao in a conversation with Community Curator and Bartholomew County Public Library Director Jason Hatton and Special Guest Jennifer Dunlop Fletcher, who is the Helen Hilton Raiser Curator of Architecture and Design at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and 2018–19 Exhibit Columbus Curatorial Advisor.

Quickbooks Online — 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Bartholomew County Public Library, 536 Fifth St., Columbus. Maggie Rife, CPA and Quickbooks ProAdvisor will address common issues and answer questions from participants. Registration is required. Bring your laptop and materials related to your questions or concerns.

Hope Town Council — 5:30 p.m., Hope Town Hall, 404 Jackson St., Hope.

Non-Surgical Weight Loss Information Session — 5:30 p.m., online. Free information sessions for those interested in learning about surgical and nonsurgical options for weight loss via a telehealth platform. To register, call 812-376-5640.

Columbus City Council — 6 p.m., WebEx and Columbus City Hall, 123 Washington St., Columbus.

Flat Rock-Hawcreek School Board — 7 p.m., Flatrock-Hawcreek Central Office, 9423 State Road 9 North, Hope.

Jennings County

Free Legal Aid Walk-In Clinics — 3 to 5 p.m., Jennings County Public Library, 2375 N. State Road 3, North Vernon. General Civil Advice Clinic from 3 to 4 p.m. Eviction Legal Advice from 4 to 5 p.m.

Essential Services Board — 3 p.m., Government Center, 200 E. Brown St., Vernon.