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JEFFERSON AWARDS CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: WBNS-TV, Schoedinger Funeral and Cremation Services, Lifeline of Ohio

Deadline: February 10

Nominate someone who’s improving life in our community for a 2017 Jefferson Award.

For details, log on to www.10tv.com/jeffersonawards.

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LOCAL NEWS AND THEIR ROLE IN SHAPING THE COMMUNITY: Columbus Metropolitan Club

Wednesday, January 17 The Boat House at Confluence Park 12:00pm – 1:15pm

Columbus TV station managers discuss how local stations influence public sentiment and public policy.

For details, call (614) 464-3220 or log on to www.columbusmetroclub.org.

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AN EVENING WITH JASON ROBERT BROWN: Gallery Players

Saturday, January 21 Jewish Community Center 8:00pm

Tony Award-winning Broadway composer Jason Robert Brown will perform.

For details, call (614) 559-6248 or log on to www.jccgalleryplayers.org.

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FAMILY ADVENTURES TOUR: Columbus Museum of Art

January 8 and January 22 480 East Broad Street, Columbus 2:00pm

Share ideas, laugh, and play games during this docent-guided experience.

For details, log on to www.columbusmuseum.org.

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NURSING AND RESPIRATORY THERAPY CAREER FAIR: Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Saturday, January 21 NCH Education Center 8:00am – 12:00pm

Nationwide Children’s Hospital invites experienced registered nurses and respiratory therapists and new graduates interested in a career in pediatrics to its career fair.

For details, call (614) 355-4178 or log on to www.NationwideChildrens.org.

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THE AMERICAN PIE PARTY: Christians Overcoming Cancer

Monday, January 23 Shamrock Club 7:30pm

Celebrities, friends and family will take pies in the face for cancer survivors to help win the fight against cancer.

For details, log on to www.americanpieparty.org.

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DISTRACTED DRIVER SIMULATOR: Ohio Department of Transportation

January 3 – 31 Ohio Statehouse Map Room

Take a turn on the driver simulator and learn about the dangers of distracted driving.

For details, call (614) 752-9777 or log on to www.ohiostatehouse.org.

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BACKSTAGE AT THE LINCOLN: Lincoln Theatre Association

Thursday, January 26 The Lincoln Theatre 7:00pm

Gospel and R&B singer Quan Howell will perform contemporary hits that honor women.

For details, call (614) 469-0939 or log on to www.lincolntheatrecolumbus.com.

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BREAK EVERY CHAIN: Reynoldsburg Youth Human Trafficking Coalition

Saturday, January 28 Reynoldsburg Summit Campus 9:00am – 1:45pm

Experts from the Ohio Attorney General’s Office will discuss human trafficking and the heroin epidemic.

For details, call (614) 270-8997 or e-mail reyouhtc@gmail.com

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SNOW WHITE: Columbus Children’s Theatre

January 12 – 22 Park Street Theatre Various show times

The classic fairy tale of a princess escaping from a wicked queen comes to life.

For details, call (614) 224-6672 or log on to www.columbuschildrenstheatre.org.

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STATE OF THE DISTRICT: Columbus City Schools

Tuesday, January 24 Columbus Africentric Early College PK-12 5:00pm – 7:30pm

Superintendent Dan Good will share goals, objectives and ideas around the future and direction of Columbus City Schools.

For details ,e-mail CCS@public.govdelivery.com.

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ANNUAL GIRLS’ CONFERENCE: Rise Sister Rise

Saturday, January 21 Columbus Downtown High School 8:30am – 2:30pm

“Sharing What’s On Our Minds” is the topic for this conference, free for girls ages 11 – 18.

For details, log on to www.risesisterrise.net.

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COLUMBUS J.D. POWER RANKING: Columbus Metropolitan Club

Thursday, January 19 The Boat House at Confluence Park 12:00pm – 1:15pm

A panel discusses Columbus being ranked Highest in Visitor Satisfaction in the Midwest by J.D. Power.

For details, call (614) 464-3220 or log on to www.columbusmetroclub.org.

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TIMKAT CELEBRATION: St. Michael’s Ethiopian Orthodox Church

January 18 – 20 3425 Refugee Road, Columbus

This celebration of the Epiphany features a processional, a replica of the Ark of the Covenant, food, song and prayer.

For details, call (740) 497-6827 or e-mail borgancooper@gmail.com.

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THE PAINTED CITY: The Schumacher Gallery

January 16 – March 24 Capital University

Central Ohio painters reflect on their own distinct and different styles and communication with the city.

For details, call (614) 236-6319 or log on to www.schumachergallery.org.

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THOMAS COLE: THE ARTIST AS ARCHITECT: Columbus Museum of Art

November 18 – February 12 Columbus Museum of Art

This exhibit includes paintings that reveal Thomas Cole’s architectural proclivity.

For details, call (614) 221-6801 or log on to www.columbusmuseum.org.

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IT TAKES A VILLAGE ARTS PROGRAM: King Arts Complex

October 22 – February 18 867 Mt. Vernon Avenue 10:00am – 2:00pm

This intergenerational program enables families to learn about the Eastern region of the African continent.

For details, call (614) 645-0676 or e-mail info@kingartscomplex.com.

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COLUMBUS CAREER FAIR: National Career Fairs

Tuesday, January 17 Hyatt Regency Columbus 11:00am – 2:00pm

You can meet top employers and interview for top positions.

For details, log on to www.nationalcareerfairs.com.

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FIRESIDE CHAT: YWCA Columbus

Tuesday, January 17 The Columbus Foundation 5:30pm – 7:00pm

Suzanne Roberts and James White will conduct a safe conversation about race.

For details, log on to www.womengenerating.com.

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