A Kid's Columbus Calendar of Events

Besides all the cool sights for kids to see in Columbus, there are lots of things to do, and many are free programs. Call the Columbus Area Visitors Center to learn about upcoming events. You can also visit the Community Calendar section of their site to find specific activities by date.


Columbus Area Visitors Center
800-468-6564 or 378-2622
Web site: http://www.columbus.in.us/

 Things to Do and Places to Go

Bartholomew County Historical Society
Phone: 812-372-3541
Web site: http://www.barthist.com/barthist.html
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Bartholomew County Library Children's Department
Phone 812-379-1288
Web site: http://www.barth.lib.in.us/ChilProg.html
The Bartholomew County Public Library Children's Department offers story times and crafts, Golden Eagles Books-n-Fun Program, and many other activities. 
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Children's Art Lessons with Mrs. B. E-mail: kidatart@kid-at-art.com
Web site: http://www.kid-at-art.com/
Semi-private art classes for children are offered by Marilyn Brackney, the creator of The Imagination Factory. Contact us by e-mail for more information.
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 Columbus Area Arts Council
Phone: 812-376-2539
Web site: http://artsincolumbus.org/index.shtml
First Fridays for Families are held at The Commons in the early evening. Check the Columbus Area Arts Council Web site for programs and exact times.
Columbus Skateland Roller Skating Lessons 
Web site: http://beonwheels.com/Welcome.html

Email: beonwheels@gmail.com

Learn to Skate Class
Once a month
Sign up by email only
Sunday 12:30pm $10
 
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Columbus Indiana Children's Choir
Phone: 812-376-2612
Web site: http://www.thecip.org/education-a.shtml
Membership is by audition. Available for children in grades 4-8.
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Columbus Indiana Philharmonic
Phone: 812-376-2612
Web site:http://www.thecip.org/indexx.html
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Philharmonic Youth Ensemble and Youth Orchestra
Phone: 812-376-2612
Web site: http://www.thecip.org/education-a.shtml 
Membership is by audition for those who have studied a minimum of one year. Available for children in grades 4-12.
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Columbus Parks and Recreation Department
Phone: 812-376-2680
Web site: http://www.columbus.in.gov/parks-fun.html
Arts and crafts, baseball, basketball, biking, golf, gymnastics, hockey, ice skating, skateboarding, soccer, swimming, tennis, and performing arts activities are offered by the Columbus Parks and Recreation Department.
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Hamilton Center Ice Arena
Phone: 812-376-2680
Web site: http://www.columbus.in.gov/funguide_fall2007/icearea.php
Public skating, group and ice hockey skating lessons Call for dates and times. Phone: 812-376-2680
  Hamilton Center House League Hockey Competitive hockey for children who are at least nine years of age. Call for more information. Phone: 812-376-2680
  Lincoln Center Figure Skating Club Call for age requirements. Phone: 812-376-2680
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Baseball
Web site: http://www.columbus.in.gov/funguide_fall2007/athletics.php#baberuth
For more information, phone: 812-376-2680
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Spring Soccer
Web site: http://www.columbus.in.gov/funguide_fall2007/athletics.php#soccerleagues
For more information, phone: 812-376-2680
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Skate Park Activities Jolie Crider Skate Park Open daily till dark.
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Golf Courses
Web site: http://www.columbus.in.gov/funguide_fall2007/golf.php
Greenbelt 10th and Gladstone Ave. Open weekdays only for juniors.
  Rocky Ford Par 3 Golf Course Rocky Ford and Fairlawn Drive Open seven days a week.
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Donner Swim Club
Phone: 812-376-2680
Web site: http://www.donnerswimclub.org/
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Various Activities at Donner Center
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Jr. Mill Race Players For more information, phone: 812-376-2680
Foundation for Youth
Phone: 812-372-7867
Web site: http://www.foundationforyouth.com/
Open to children ages 5-18,
Monday through Friday, 2:30-6:30 during the school year.
Daily activities include arts and crafts, computer lab, homework help, and various athletic activities, including swimming and gymnastics.
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Kidscommons Logo
Phone: 812-778-3046
Web site: http://www.kidscommons.org
Kidscommons has opened in its new location at 309 Washington Street, across from The Commons Centre. Regular hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. till 5 p.m. and Sunday 1 p.m. till 5 p.m.
Phone the museum for more information or visit kidscommons online.
Please call the museum for exact times of these ongoing activities.
 
 
 
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   Click here to learn about Columbus' History
Historic Columbus Indiana
 
To find exact locations of events, we recommend that you consult Mapquest.
 

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