TODAY
    Monday Sep 25 @ 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.
 
TODAY
    Monday Sep 25 @ 6:00 PM
Columbus Fair
Probe College Fairs - Georgia Education Articulation Committee, Inc. – Columbus Fair Columbus State University Cunningham Center 3100 Gentian Blvd., Columbus, GA 31907 Host: Diana Gill (706) 507-8850 There is no cost to attend this event. Colleges scheduled to attend include: Alabama A & M University Albany State Andrew College Armstrong State University Auburn University Auburn University at Montgomery Augusta University Brenau University Clark Atlanta University Clayton State University Southern Union State Community College College of Coastal Georgia Columbus State University Cottey College Dalton State College Emmanuel College Chattahoochee Valley Community College Florida A&M University Fort Valley State University Georgia College Georgia Military College Georgia Southern University Georgia Southwestern State University Georgia State University Georgia Student Finance Commission Gordon State College Alabama State University Jacksonville State University Keiser University -Flagship Campus Kennesaw State University LaGrange College Lincoln Memorial University Mercer University Middle Georgia State University Miles College Mississippi State University Paine College King University Piedmont College Purdue University Reinhardt University Savannah State University Shorter University South Georgia State College Samford University Sweet Briar College Liberty University Tennessee Wesleyan University The Art Institutes The University of Alabama Point University The University of Mississippi Toccoa Falls College Troy University Truett McConnnell University Tusculum College Morehouse College University of Alabama at Birmingham Lenoir-Rhyne University University of Montevallo University of North Georgia University of South Alabama University of Tennessee University of West Georgia Valdosta State University Wesleyan College New College of Florida Southern Union State Community College Young Harris College
 
TOMORROW
    Tuesday Sep 26 @ 12:00 PM
Doing Business Across the River
The University of Georgia SBDC in Columbus – Is your business located in Phenix City or Columbus? Are you considering expanding or doing business across the river? Unsure what the next steps are? Here are a few things you can expect to learn from the experts from Georgia and Alabama: -Highlights and updates on items that the business owner may be interested in knowing -Ways a business can market in our community -Alternative means to gaining the needed capital to expand your business
 
TOMORROW
    Tuesday Sep 26 @ 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. September's craft will be Candle Holders
 
TOMORROW
    Tuesday Sep 26 @ 6:30 PM
A Gourmet Celebration of Healthy Dining
RiverMill Event Centre – A Gourmet Celebration of Healthy Dining hosted by Chef Jamie Keating, CEC of EPIC Restaurant Tuesday, September 26th at 6:30 pm RiverMill Event Centre sponsored in part by St. Francis Hospital and W.C. Bradley Company A sumptuous dinner, prepared by Chef Keating, CEC will be served demonstrating how healthy food can be delicious while providing his always engaging commentary. The cost is $60 per person. Call the RiverMill Event Centre to make reservations at 706-327- 9300 or email at events@JKCulinary.com
 
UPCOMING
    Wednesday Sep 27 @ 3:30 PM
Walking Tour of the Local History/Genealogy Resources at NYSL
New York State Library – The New York State Library is a treasure chest of resources for those tracing their family histories. Join us for a tour highlighting published genealogies, local histories, church records, Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) records, United States and New York State Census records, newspapers on microfilm, city directories and more. Shawn Purcell, subject specialist for genealogy and local history at the New York State Library, will lead the tour. The tour is limited to 15 individuals and registration is required. TO REGISTER online go to http://www.nysl.nysed.gov/programs/ or e-mail NYSLTRN@nysed.gov or call 518-474-2274. Please let us know if any reasonable accommodation is required (Americans with Disabilities Act) at least three business days prior to the program date. The New York State Library/Reference Services, Cultural Education Center, 222 Madison Avenue, Albany, NY 12230 (518-474-5355); http://www.nysl.nysed.gov/ .
 
UPCOMING
    Wednesday Sep 27 @ 6:00 PM
Woodruff Park Yoga
Uptown Columbus – Our finale to the River Flow Yoga and Wellness summer series! Join the RFY Tribe one last time for yoga at Woodruff Park! We are celebrating with Uptown Columbus Chattahoochee RiverWarden @rideonsmoothieandjuicebar and this month: Bare Roots Farmacy! See below for ALL the details. September 27th Woodruff Park, 1000 Bay Avenue Space opens at 5:30pm Note time change: Class 6pm-7pm $10 ticket at the link! With the Fall Equinox, and shorter days, we have moved class up to 6pm-7pm (so we're not practicing in the dark!). Please remember to bring your own mat, water for hydration, and wear comfortable workout clothes! Also, yes being outside means there will be bugs. Feel free to wear your favorite, natural bug repellent! We suggest a little citronella essential oil. Worried about the heat and humidity? @rideonsmoothieandjuicebar will be providing spa water! But what about dinner?! Bare Roots Farmacy has graciously put together picnic dinners for us yogis! More details to follow on how you can preorder your meal, and enjoy dinner on the mat after class! Proceeds will benefit the Chattahoochee RiverWarden, who's work keeps our beautiful river clean and accessible for all! Plus, all registered participants are entered to win one of the following: 1. A Manduka yoga mat and towel. 2. One 30 minute consultation with Dana Grant, certified Wellness Coach, to discuss and finally meet a personal goal via a 4-week customized plan. 3. One 30 minute consulation with Roben Clark, Nutritional Therapist, to cover your dietary habits, nutrient deficiencies, and overall lifestyle to begin making a change for the better. We highly recommend registering and ordering your BRF dinner ahead of time! This is the best way to pay with a card, avoid the line at check-in, and simply enjoy the evening. Come celebrate our community and flow with us!
 
UPCOMING
    Friday Sep 29 @ 6:30 PM
Murder Mystery Dinner Theater
Midland Lodge #144 F&AM
 
UPCOMING
    Friday Sep 29 @ 7:30 PM
The Archival After-Life of Carson McCullers
Chattahoochee Valley Libraries – A fascinating behind-the-scenes examination of the growing archival collection of Carson McCullers material in Columbus, Georgia will be the focus of a free public lecture in September. Columbus State University’s Joseph Thomas (Tom) Converse, the former Head Librarian of the National Archives, will lead audience members on this virtual tour in a talk entitled “The Archival After-Life of Carson McCullers: Remarks on the Occasion of the 50th Anniversary of her Death.” This event is free and open to the public. For more information call 706-243-2669.
 
UPCOMING
    Friday Sep 29 @ 9:30 PM
Magnetic Musos
The Loft Columbus – Magnetic Musos is our Blues-Rock house band here at The Loft! Playing originals and covering songs from all different eras and genres! Come enjoy incredible food and amazing local talent!
 
UPCOMING
    Saturday Sep 30 @ 7:00 AM
Yard Sale benefitting Animal Ark Rescue
Animal Ark Rescue – Animal Ark Rescue is hosting a giant yard sale at our shelter location on September 30th from 7am-4pm. Proceeds from the sale will go towards saving more lives. We rely strictly on donations and fundrasiers in order to save lives. Our yard sale will have 100s of items, and we will be posting updates here. Please RSVP now so Facebook can send you reminders.
 
UPCOMING
    Saturday Sep 30 - Nov 25 @ 11:30 AM
Kids' Yoga
Chattahoochee Valley Libraries – Yoga and storytelling come together in this interactive storytime for children and caregivers. The combination of storytelling with creative movement, music, and parachutes will spark imagination and encourage learning new concepts. Caregivers are encouraged to participate with their children. Yoga mats are provided or you may bring your own! For more information, call the Children's Department at 706-243-2679.
 
UPCOMING
    Saturday Sep 30 @ 1:00 PM
8th Annual Uptown Beer & Wine Festival
Uptown Columbus – WHO: Uptown Columbus Hosts WHAT: Uptown Beer & Wine Festival WHEN: Saturday, September 30, 2017 from 1pm to 5pm WHERE: Rankin Courtyard - Between Broadway/First Ave in Uptown Columbus. Entrance at The Tap, 1024 Broadway COST: Early-Bird Price: $35 through Sept. 17th Regular Price: $45 after Sept. 17th or day-of Tickets available at http://bit.ly/2wqFwpo Designated Driver Ticket: $10, purchased day-of at the gate of The Tap Courtyard SPECIAL: Save Water, Drink Beer Package* $65 includes: 9am rafting trip with WhiteWater Express Early entry into festival at noon Lunch provided Tickets available at http://bit.ly/2vgiu6p The town’s favorite event is back once again! Featuring more than 100 craft beers and wines, attendees will become Craft Beerologists when they sample more than 100 craft beers from all over the land of the free while rocking out to DJ Mike Kelly spinning tracks. Worried about missing the game? SEC football fanatics can catch the game on the TVs at The Tap or in the Livery. For the Wine lovers, a new and improved wine tasting tent with more than 25 selections of whites, reds and blend varieties will be available. Charcuterie and cheese tastings to pair will be available in the tent. Ms. Faye Simmons, Chef/Owner at Meritage, the area's only certified sommelier will be on site for pairing suggestions. We haven’t forgotten about beer munchies either. Uptown restaurants will be serving tasty bites for purchase to complement beer and wines throughout the courtyard. Please note this is a age 21 and up event. For more information, please visit www.UptownColumbusGA.com
 
UPCOMING
    Saturday Sep 30 @ 1:00 PM
Cultivating Mindfullness
River Flow Yoga and Wellness – Cultivating Mindfulness Workshop with Ben Link Saturday, September 30th, 1pm-3pm $30 ticket 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: -Learn how to comfortably meditate -Develop positive meditation habits -Expose major meditation myths, as well as discuss common -excuses not to meditate -Practice several meditation techniques proven to embody a mindful state of consciousness -Discuss ways to integrate meditation into your daily life 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 Sep 30 @ 2:00 PM
Pottery 101
Chattahoochee Valley Libraries – For September’s Start Something New, we’ll welcome Bare Ware Pottery Studio to share the basics of pottery and pottery decorating! For more information, call the North Columbus branch at 706-748-2855.
 
UPCOMING
    Saturday Sep 30 @ 5:30 PM
SSM @ Mogadishu Mile 5k 2017
Stroller Strong Moms - Columbus – Join your Stroller Strong Moms to support and run this meaningful 5k! https://www.raceentry.com/races/mogadishu-mile-columbus-ga/2017/register
 
UPCOMING
    Saturday Sep 30 @ 6:30 PM
Murder Mystery Dinner Theater
Midland Lodge #144 F&AM
 
UPCOMING
    Saturday Sep 30 - Oct 1 @ 9:30 PM
The Brown Goose at The Loft
The Loft Columbus – The Brown Goose is a Tallahassee, FL based rock band emerging from the North Florida Panhandle and are known for having a melodic alternative rock sound mixed with a high energy live performance history. Check them out as the debut in Columbus, GA at The Loft Columbus! www.thebrowngoose.com
 
UPCOMING
    Saturday Sep 30 - Oct 1 @ 9:30 PM
The Brown Goose Band
The Loft Columbus – Check out The Brown Goose Band here: https://www.facebook.com/TheBrownGoose/
 
UPCOMING
    Sunday Oct 1 @ 2:00 PM
Pinterest Party
Chattahoochee Valley Libraries – Mandala Stones are the latest trend in the craft world to go viral. The colorfully dotted patterns are a real eye-catcher and are easy to recreate. For more information, call the Adult Services department at 706-243-2669. This program will be held in the Synovus/CB&T meeting room, side B and is free to attend. Ages 13+ (with adult supervision)