Community calendar – Feb. 20

Events listed for Tuesday, Feb. 20

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 toward children ages 18 months to 3 years old.

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

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.

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.

Teen STEAM: Solar Telescope — 3:30 to 5 p.m., Bartholomew County Public Library, 536 Fifth St., Columbus. Stare into the sun with a solar telescope or solar binoculars! It’s safe!

Author Talk — 4 to 5 p.m., online. Join us to watch an online conversation with award-winning author Jason Mott. His new novel, Hell of a Book, is frank and electrically funny. It goes to the heart of racism and its hidden costs.

Pokemon Club — 4 to 5:30 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.

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 City Hall, 123 Washington St., Columbus.

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

Jennings County

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