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    Wednesday Jan 17 - Feb 7 @ 10:00 AM
National Audubon Photography Contest Travelling Exhibit
Grange Insurance Audubon Center – Selected from more than 5,500 entries, the winning photos were published in the Summer 2017 issue of Audubon Magazine and show birdlife at its most vivid, vulnerable, formidable, and elegant. Photographers from 49 states and eight Canadian provinces submitted images in three categories: professional, amateur, and youth. A panel of five judges had the daunting task of sifting through the stunning images and grading them based on technical quality, originality, and artistic merit.
 
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    Wednesday Jan 17 @ 10:30 AM
DIY Car Seat Poncho Class
FIT4MOM Columbus North – Come learn how to make cute and functional car seat ponchos to keep your little ones warm and safe in their seats this winter!! Cost for the class is $5 per person (kiddos are welcome to come play for free) and you must provide your own fabric. The class will be held in Meeting Room A at the Westerville Public Library. Birth to 18 months ponchos require 1 yard of 57" (or similar) wide fleece or minky. If you want a reversible poncho with two different patterns, you'll need 1 yard of each. But there will be enough to make 2 ponchos if you use 2 different fabrics, so you could easily split with a friend! 18 months to 3T ponchos require 2 yards of 57" (or similar) wide fleece or minky. If you want a reversible poncho with two different patterns, you'll need 1 yard of each fabric. There will NOT be enough of this one to make 2 ponchos. 4T to size 7/8 ponchos require 3 yards of 57" (or similar) wide fleece or minky. If you want a reversible poncho with two different patterns, you'll need 1 1/2 yards of each fabric. There will NOT be enough of this one to make 2 ponchos. Interested in joining us for our Stroller Strides class before this? Your first class is FREE! Class is at 9 am at Polaris Mall, we will head to the Westerville Library after to make ponchos. We would love to meet you!
 
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    Wednesday Jan 17 @ 12:30 PM
January Chapter Meeting
AAPC Columbus, Ohio Chapter – OIG Work Plan and Selected Enforcement Actions Presented by Kathleen Ojala Registration begins at 11. Lunch at 11:30, and the presentation at 12:30. You must register for this event by mail or Eventbrite. (Facebook RSVPs aren't registrations.)
 
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    Wednesday Jan 17 - May 16 @ 1:30 PM
CCP for Girls School Karate
EJ's Warrior Karate Academy – Karate /Self Defense Free for Students of Columbus City Prep For Girls Only. Call School for details.
 
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    Wednesday Jan 17 @ 5:00 PM
Marysville High School Home Swim Meet
Union County Family YMCA – SENIOR NIGHT!!! Good Luck to all swimmers!
 
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    Wednesday Jan 17 - Nov 21 @ 5:00 PM
Committees & Cocktails
Columbus Bar Association – We are excited to announce a new committee event for 2018: Committees and Cocktails. This monthly event will give members from all committees and practice areas a chance to meet, network and make valuable business contacts in a casual, relaxed atmosphere. Committees and Cocktails will be held on the 3rd Wednesday of every month from 5:00pm-7:00pm at the Columbus Bar Association (175 S. Third St., 11th Floor). The Columbus Bar will provide beer, wine, soft drinks and light hors d'oeuvres. Join us for the inaugural event on January 17th and then plan to stop by every month! This event is FREE for CBA members, however, advance registration is required. Cost: Free for Columbus Bar members, $25 for non-members. RSVP: To let us know you're coming, contact Donna Sweet at donna@cbalaw.org.
 
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    Wednesday Jan 17 @ 5:30 PM
SEEColumbus Meetup: Blockchain & Decentralized Economy
Columbus Idea Foundry – Is there a bubble? Should you invest in it? How can you buy them and what does it even mean to buy any of these things? It is time that we understand what these different cryptocurrencies stand for, what blockchain does as a decentralized ledger and what they imply for the future of our economy.
 
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    Wednesday Jan 17 @ 6:00 PM
January Green Drinks
Chadwick Arboretum & Learning Gardens – Join us Wednesday, January 17, 2018!!! 6-8pm Ohio 4H Center In collaboration with Chadwick Arboretum & Learning Gardens and Great Lakes Brewing Company, we cordially invite you to join us for the first Green Drinks of 2018. Together we can make an difference in the new year! Connect with amazing local non-profit organizations and find out how they make Columbus a better place. We will check your age at the door and use wristbands to determine drinking eligibility. Beer, non alcoholic beverages and light snacks will be provided. Donations of $5 - $10 at the door for working professionals are highly encouraged. We are honored to have a great line-up of speakers: Council woman Elizabeth Brown, City of Columbus Kate Bartter, Director of the OSU Office of Energy and Environment Jeff Sharp, Director at OSU School of Environment & Natural Resources Jerry Smith, Green Funds @ The Columbus Foundation We will also hear exciting updates from: Columbus GreenSpot Great Lakes Brewing Company Ohio Nature Conservancy Sierra Club Central Ohio Group /Ready for 100 Columbus Grange Insurance Audubon Center SWACO We are excited about what is happening right here in Columbus this year. We will kick off Earth Day season too! Help us make this the biggest Green Drinks yet. Bring your friends and family, and we hope to see you there! Connect with these amazing non-profits and local partners: Columbus Recreation and Parks Department Columbus GreenSpot Grange Insurance Audubon Center Sierra Club Central Ohio Group SWACO The Ohio Environmental Council Mid-Ohio Foodbank Friends of the Lower Olentangy Watershed (FLOW) Simply Living Chadwick Arboretum & Learning Gardens Ohio Nature Conservancy
 
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    Wednesday Jan 17 @ 6:00 PM
Doc Robinson at Land-Grant : Zissou for Me & You Jamble
Land-Grant Brewing Company – The deeper you go, the weirder life gets. Please join us for the Second Installment of Doc Robinson at Land-Grant, where things are bound to get weird! The boys will be singing the songs of the sea, as an ode to the return of our Sea-Grant beer, Deep Search Baltic Porter. Last month's can drive for Gladden Community House's food pantry went so remarkably well that we are doing it again! While admission to this event is FREE, please bring a canned/dry/hygienic good and enjoy $1 off your first beer, plus one raffle ticket per item. At the band's first break and after the show, we will be raffling off some Sea-Grant swag! Plus, the first 10 people who bring donations will get a poster set, including Ned, Stevesy, and Deep Search posters! This occasion also calls for more beer! We are tapping some special beers just for A-Squad, including: - 2018 Deep Search (duh!) - 2017 Deep Search (this brew has been mellowing for one, delicious year) - Barrel-Aged Deep Search (aged one year in Woodford Reserve barrels... yum) This is an adventure, so join A-Squad and don't miss a beat.
 
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    Wednesday Jan 17 - Jan 31 @ 6:00 PM
The Dale Carnegie Course
Dale Carnegie Training of Central Ohio – Master the human relation skill demanded in today's tough business environment with the world-famous Dale Carnegie Course! Starting January 31st with a preview session on January 17th.
 
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    Wednesday Jan 17 @ 6:30 PM
ACPA College Credit Plus Night
The Arts and College Preparatory Academy (ACPA) – Ohio’s College Credit Plus allows you earn college and high school credits at the same time by taking college courses from community colleges or universities. Taking a college course from a public college or university is free. If you or your student is interested in participating in this program you both will need to attend ACPA's College Credit Plus Night on Wednesday, January 17th at 6:30pm in the Future Space. Representatives from a few colleges in the area will also be in attendance to answer your questions.
 
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    Wednesday Jan 17 @ 6:30 PM
Let's Talk About Herbs: Staying Healthy During Cold Season
City Folk's Farm Shop, llc – Join Brandy from Rainbow Bee for an informal talk on how to stay healthy during the cold and flu season with herbs! Learn how to make things like elderberry syrup and bone broth and come ready with lots of questions too! The cost will be $15 and preregistration is required, as space is limited. Tickets are available through Eventbrite.
 
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    Wednesday Jan 17 - Jan 24 @ 6:30 PM
Free Introductory Aikido week
Aikido School of Central Ohio – Free Introductory Week in Aikido starts Wednesday, January 17th, and ends (includes) Wednesday, January 24th. Beginning at 6:30pm. Join us and invite a friend. This is probably the best time of the year to begin aikido. (There will be a 10-15 minute demonstration by aikido students, preceding the introduction. )
 
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    Wednesday Jan 17 @ 7:00 PM
Jack Harlow at The Basement
The Basement – Jack Harlow The Basement - Columbus, OH Wednesday, January 17, 2018; Doors open at 7:00 PM $13.00 Advance / $15.00 Day of Show General Admission - All Ages Artist Link http://www.harlowseason.com/ Tickets on sale online at www.ticketmaster.com. Charge by phone at 800-745-3000. For more information, visit www.promowestlive.com.
 
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    Wednesday Jan 17 @ 7:00 PM
Spacebar Trivia 7-9pm • Every Wednesday at Spacebar!
Spacebar – Join us every Wednesday night from 7-9pm for Spacebar Trivia! Bring your drinking, er, thinking caps! Win a bar tab! Prizes every round! Stop in early for Happy Hour, 5-8pm, $1 off all drinks!
 
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    Wednesday Jan 17 @ 8:00 PM
Jazz Wednesday w/ KGB Trio
Brothers Drake Meadery – Josh Kline - tenor Peter Gemus - bass Tom Buckley - drums Out of Cincinnati, the KGB Trio features original compositions as well as music from a wide range of composers, from Ornette Coleman to Cole Porter.
 
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    Wednesday Jan 17 @ 8:00 PM
Latin City Wednesdays
Salsamante Dance Academy – Have You Ever Wanted to Get Away to the Caribbean or Feel the Beat of the Tropics? Latin City Wednesdays might be the answer to set that feel or mood. Salsa Dancing is your medicine to boost your Joy of your hump day. Whether you are starting off or eager to improve your Salsa Dancing skills, this night invites you. ********************************************************** 8pm-9pm Foundations & Intermediate Salsa Lesson 9pm-11pm Open Dance Party with the best selection of Salsa, Bachata, Merengue and the Well-known Cha Cha Line. $10 Cover *********************************************************** Free Parking, Spacious Dance Floor and Music that gets your hips moving with Content. Spread the Good Word to All:) See You There!
 
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    Wednesday Jan 17 @ 9:00 PM
Mutts, Gold From Grief, and Keating at Spacebar
Spacebar – Mutts are back on the road to celebrate their new EP, STICK TOGETHER! WXRT Chicago calls it "outrageously good," download it FREE at http://download.muttsmusic.com. 9pm Doors open 1. Keating 2. MUTTS 3. Gold From Grief Don't miss this fantastic night of music! $7 cover, $9 if under 21 18+ admitted
 
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    Wednesday Jan 17 - Jan 18 @ 9:00 PM
Esoteric Open Mic Night
Ace of Cups – In Unpopular Times when No One is Popular... Retreat into the ESOTERIC -- "of special, rare, or unusual interest." FREE FREE FREE FREE FREE FREE FREE The Pink Owl hosts (see for sign-up), Local Author Alex Mussawir bartends/hosts
 
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    Wednesday Jan 17 @ 9:00 PM
Delyn Christian & The Fret Shop Band
Natalie's Coal Fired Pizza and Live Music – Delyn Christian sings each song as if it were his last, combining raw energy and true soul with every song he performs, striving to touch the heart and soul of the audience. Delyn is a singer/songwriter/musician who has been performing in the central Ohio area for over 30 years. He has recently relocated to the central Tennessee area and performs in venues in both states. Along with many crowd pleasing originals, Delyn also performs cover tunes by Joe Cocker, The Beatles, John Prine, Eric Clapton, and many more. He has opened for Heart, Dan Fogelberg, McGuffy Lane, Jim Messina, Donovan, Roger McGuinn, Georgia Satellites, Tanya Tucker, and others. Delyn also spent 30 years as a DJ with several Columbus area radio stations. For this show at Natalie’s, he will perform with The Fret Shop Band, featuring Rick Waters (guitar), Phil Maneri (bass), John Bellas (drums), John Pollick –(sax), and Delyn Christian (acoustic guitar, vocals).