TODAY
    Sunday Nov 19 @ 11:00 AM
Saint James 154th Church Anniversary
Saint James AME Church - Columbus, GA
 
TODAY
    Sunday Nov 19 @ 1:00 PM
The Greater Columbus Fair
Columbus Civic Center – Sale Dates and Times: Public Onsale : Mon, 23 Oct 2017 at 02:00 PM
 
TODAY
    Sunday Nov 19 - Nov 22 @ 6:00 PM
No Evening Activities
Evangel Temple – There will be no evening services or activities on Nov. 19th or Nov. 22nd. Spend this time celebrating all the Lord’s blessings with friends and family!
 
TOMORROW
    Monday Nov 20 - Nov 22 @ 10:30 AM
Fall Break Flicks
Chattahoochee Valley Libraries – School is out for Fall Break, so join us in the Columbus Public Library auditorium for a fun, family-friendly movie! All movies will begin at 10:30 am and are rated PG. Monday, November 20: "Moana" Tuesday, November 21: "The Lego Batman Movie" Wednesday, November 22: "Captain Underpants" For additional information, call the children's department at 706-243-2679.
 
UPCOMING
    Thursday Nov 23 @ 9:30 AM
The Practice of Gratitude
River Flow Yoga and Wellness – The Practice of Gratitude A meditation and flow to open our grateful hearts Join Alee Link, RYT500, for a practice dedicated to surrendering into gratitude. Before we break bread, carve the turkey (or tofurkey), and gather with family, we honor the place deep within our hearts of gratitude for the precious gifts of this life. Expect an all Levels flow designed to warm the body, open the heart space, and reveal the light within us all; followed by a meditation that will elevate the spirit and spark the power of gratitude. We take time to awaken the soul before the main events of Thanksgiving Day in order to show up authentically from a place of love, light, and grace. Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 23rd 9:30am-10:30am Suggested donation of $10 to support Feeding the Valley Food Bank
 
UPCOMING
    Saturday Nov 25 @ 9:00 AM
Small Business Saturday - Uptown Columbus
Uptown Columbus – Get ready to show your love for the businesses that make our community so special! Uptown Columbus is celebrating Small Business Saturday 2017 with music on Broadway and the best deals in town! Come for Market Days on Broadway Saturday morning and stay for all the amazing promotions our partners in Uptown have to offer! Keep checking this page as we update you with local discounts and specials because when you Shop Small this November 25th, the money you spend in the community, stays in the community. So get UP, get DOWN to UPTOWN and #ShopSmall.
 
UPCOMING
    Saturday Nov 25 @ 11:30 AM
Cultivating Mindfulness
River Flow Yoga and Wellness – Mindfulness is the basic human ability to calm our mind and become more aware of what we’re truly feeling and doing in the present moment. Anyone can achieve this mindful state naturally or through simple meditations, and the benefits of doing so include: reduce stress, improve concentration, increase happiness and kindness, slow aging, gain creative insights, and show more compassion for others and our selves. Although a mindful meditation practice can be simple, it is not necessarily easy. In this workshop, we will: Increase Body Awareness Expose Meditation Myths Establish Healthy Habits Learn to Comfortably Meditate Practice Several Meditation Styles Cultivating Mindfulness workshop with Ben Link Saturday, Nov. 25th, 11:30am-1pm $25 Please bring your yoga mat and wear comfortable, non-restrictive clothing. Whether you’re new to meditation or are an experienced meditator looking to strengthen your foundation and meditate with others, let’s come together and cultivate our natural mindfulness and transform our entire lives a moving meditation!
 
UPCOMING
    Saturday Nov 25 @ 2:00 PM
Start Something New: Painted Wine Bottles 101
Chattahoochee Valley Libraries – Decorating your home doesn’t need to be expensive! Recycled wine bottles make wonderful painted focal points for the holidays. Learn tips and techniques from our guest presenter. Space for this program is limited and registration is required. For details, call the North Columbus Public Library at 706-748-2855.
 
UPCOMING
    Saturday Nov 25 @ 3:30 PM
Geocaching Basics
Chattahoochee Valley Libraries – If you’ve ever wondered what geocaching is all about, then this is the program for you. You’ll learn: • What to do when you find a geocache • Strategies for searching for them • How to make sure your caching adventure stays fun For more information, call 706-243-2669.
 
UPCOMING
    Saturday Nov 25 - Nov 26 @ 9:00 PM
Rebel Union w/ Conner Brooke - The Loft Columbus
The Loft Columbus – It's been a long time coming but Rebel Union is finally bringing their show to Columbus, GA on Saturday November 25th at The Loft downtown! Special guest and columbus native Conner Brooke will be opening the show! Show starts at 9 PM and tickets are $10. These tickets will go fast so make sure you reserve a table today!
 
UPCOMING
    Monday Nov 27 @ 4:30 PM
ASL for Teens
Chattahoochee Valley Libraries – Join us for our ASL beginner classes that will include an introduction to American Sign Language vocabulary, daily phrases, signs you can use on a daily basis. This session will last 8 weeks, with all materials provided. No registration is required. For ages 12 – 18. For information, call the North branch at 706-748-2855.
 
UPCOMING
    Tuesday Nov 28 @ 4:00 PM
Adult Crafternoon
Chattahoochee Valley Libraries – Calling all adult crafters! Join us each month as we make unique and useful crafts. All supplies provided. November's craft: watercolor collage
 
UPCOMING
    Tuesday Nov 28 @ 6:30 PM
Holiday Cards for First Responders
Chattahoochee Valley Libraries – Let’s get creative and make some holiday greeting cards to show our appreciation to our brave first responders at this special time of year. Materials will be provided but feel free to bring your own. For more information, call the Mildred L. Terry Public Library at 706-243-2782.
 
UPCOMING
    Thursday Nov 30 @ 9:00 AM
LeadSMART Finance
The University of Georgia SBDC in Columbus – Did you know you have more than one credit score? When and how does a lender use each of your credit scores to assess your credit worthiness? Do you know the difference between the terms, FICO, FairIsaac, BNI, Beacon and Pinnacle, Global Cash Flow, Debt to Income Ratio and Debt Service Coverage Ratio? Will you have business funding needs in 2017, 2018 or beyond? How will personal purchasing decisions you make today impact your ability to obtain a business loan within the next 12 to 24 months? The University of Georgia SBDC and Kinetic Credit Union will have a one day course under the umbrella of LeadSmart Finance, designed to strengthen business owners/entrepreneurs seeking to obtain funding in the next one to two years and beyond. The focus of the course is to provide insight into the current process used by lenders for obtaining credit scores and how these credit scores are used in the funding process. The course will also explore how purchasing decisions a business owner makes on the personal side can impact their ability to obtain a loan on the business side. n the morning session, ‘The Scores That Matter Most’ will focus on helping business owners gain a better understanding of personal credit scores, how they are calculated and strategies to maximize those scores: Understanding personal credit scores in general *FICO *Fair Isaac *BNI 3.0, 9.0, … *Beacon *Pinnacle In the afternoon, ‘The Right Combination’ will focus on the implications of business lending and how personal credit impacts a business’s ability to borrow: *Timing of major purchases personally and how these purchases affect business loans *Revolving Lines of Credits *Personal Guarantees *Risk Grade *Business credit scores – D&B *Debt Structuring *Global Cash Flow Analysis *Implications of Co-Mingling of Funds *How to best inject capital into a business DATE: November 1, 2017 TIME: 9:00 A.M. TO 2:00 P.M. LOCATION: Cunningham Conference Center, 3100 Gentian Blvd., Columbus, GA CONTACT: 706-569-2651 or columbus@georgiasbdc.org
 
UPCOMING
    Thursday Nov 30 @ 6:00 PM
Knit Columbus Warm
Columbus Public Library – Help us make and collect hats and scarves to donate to the Open Door Community House to be distributed to those in need of something warm for the winter. If you are already knitting (or crocheting) we'll have patterns to take home and a little bit of yarn you can use. If you're interested in learning to knit we'll have some BRAND NEW beginner knitting kits you can check out. We'll also be accepting your donations of handmade hats and scarves at all the events. If you have any questions, please feel free to call the Adult Service Dept. at 706-243-2669.
 
UPCOMING
    Friday Dec 1 @ 4:00 PM
Winter Holiday Extravaganza
Chattahoochee Valley Libraries – Get ready for Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa in the Children’s Department. Have fun decorating our Christmas tree and making holiday crafts to take home. We’ll have holiday treats for those who participate. For more information, call 706-243-2669.
 
UPCOMING
    Friday Dec 1 @ 4:30 PM
Fitness Fridays
Chattahoochee Valley Libraries – Join the North Columbus Public Library’s walking club! Meet us in the library's small conference room at 4:30 pm for refreshments and conversation. The walk begins at 5:00 pm at Britt David Park. All ages are welcome to join us! Call the branch at 706-748-2855 for more information.
 
UPCOMING
    Friday Dec 1 @ 4:30 PM
Gingerbread Storytime
Chattahoochee Valley Libraries – Join us to meet "The Gingerbread Man" through stories, then learn how to make a Gingerbread House take home craft. Registration is required for supplies and refreshment count. For more information, call the branch at 706-243-2782.
 
UPCOMING
    Friday Dec 1 @ 5:00 PM
Tree of Light and Celebration of Life Party
Columbus Regional Health – Please join us for the 37th annual Tree of Light and Celebration of Life Party. Inside the Conference Center 5:00—7:00 PM ¨ Skype between the NICU and the Conference Center ¨ Visit with Santa Claus ¨ Ornament engraving station for all graduates ¨ Photo board for NICU graduates’ pictures ¨ Face painting ¨ Springer Theatre Academy Stilt Walkers ¨ Bean bag toss ¨ A banner on which all of the graduates will place their handprint ¨ Donation station ¨ Ornament making station ¨ 2016 slideshow ¨ The Bob Barr Community Band, Clubview Choir, and Ariel from the Springer Opera House’s production of The Little Mermaid will be performing between 5 and 6 before the tree lighting. Please accompany your children to each station.
 
UPCOMING
    Friday Dec 1 @ 6:00 PM
Characters & Cocktails
Chattahoochee Valley Libraries – A book club for adults! Join library staff each month as we discuss books written by (and about) interesting, funny and fascinating folks! "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" by Rebecca Skloot Henrietta Lacks, as HeLa, is known to present-day scientists for her cells from cervical cancer. She was a poor Southern tobacco farmer who worked the same land as her slave ancestors, yet her cells were taken without her knowledge and still live decades after her death. We meet at Sapos's Cocina on Manchester Expressway. Participants are responsible for their own food & drinks. For information, call Adult Services at 706-243-2687.