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BENEFIT GALA: Buddy Up Tennis

Saturday, February 25 Express Live!

The Conspiracy Band will perform at this event to support individuals with Down syndrome.

For details, call log on to http://buddyuptennis.com/gala/

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CELEBRATE BLACK HISTORY MONTH: Columbus Metropolitan Library

Month of February Various CML Branches Various times

A variety events honoring African Americans will be held throughout the CML system.

For details, call (614) 645-2275 or log on to www.columbuslibrary.org.

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A DATE 2 REMEMBER: Columbus Young Professionals Club

Saturday, February 25 Hollywood Casino 6:00pm – 11:59pm

The Taste of Columbus Cocktail Hour is one of the features of this event which raises money for the Make-A-Wish Foundation and Columbus Inspires.

For details, log on to http://www.date2remember.org.

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GO RED FOR WOMEN LUNCHEON: American Heart Association

Thursday, February 23 Hyatt Regency 11:30am - 1:15pm

Find out more about the number one killer of women … cardiovascular disease.

For details, call (614) 396-4434 or log on to www.ColumbusGoRed.heart.org.

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MARTINI’S AND MAGIC: A Kid Again

Saturday, February 25 Lincoln Theatre 7:30pm – 11:00pm

Enjoy strolling magicians, heavy hors d’oeuvres and a signature martini.

For details, log on to www.akidagain.org

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CELEBRATE BLACK HISTORY MONTH: Urban Strings Columbus

Sunday, February 26 Columbus Metropolitan Main Library 3:00pm

Urban Strings will perform to celebrate Black History Month.

For details, log on to www.urbanstrings.squarespace.com.

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FRANKLIN COUNTY NEIGHBORHOOD ARTS GRANT: Ohio Alliance for Arts Education

Deadline: February 28

Civic associations and other groups can apply for funding to improve and enhance community arts projects.

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

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PANCAKE BREAKFAST: Charity Newsies

Saturday, March 4 4300 Indianola Avenue 9:00am – 12:00pm

There will be fun for kids and a visit from Columbus Zoo animals.

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

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PEOPLE OF VISION AWARD DINNER: Prevent Blindness, Ohio Affiliate

Tuesday, March 7 The Boat House at Confluence Park 5:30pm

Ken Schnacke and the Columbus Clippers will be honored.

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

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STORY618: Rela Leadership

Wednesday, February 22 Southern Theatre 7:30am – 9:00am

Ron Hall, author of “Same Kind of Different As Me”, is the featured speaker.

For details, log on to https://relaleadership.com/2017story618.

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GHOST FOREST EXHIBIT: Columbus Cultural Arts Center

February 10 – March 11 Cultural Arts Center

Fiber artist Char Norman explores the schizoid relationship between man and nature.

For details, log on to http://culturalartscenteronline.org.

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OWN YOUR OWN SAFETY: IMPACT Safety

February 24-26

Learn strategies for dealing with difficult situation and handling physical threats.

For details, call (614) 437-2884.

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MIDWINTER DREAMS: Carpe Diem String Quartet

February 25 at 8:00pm and February 26 at 3:00pm McConnell Arts Center

This concert features the music of Tchaikovsky, Shostakovich and Jeff Midkiff.

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

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HEALTHCARE AND HEALTH NEEDS IN OHIO: Columbus Metropolitan Club

Wednesday, February 22 The Boat House at Confluence Park 12:00pm – 1:15pm

Greg Moody of the Governor’s Office of Health Transformation will discuss “Our Healthy Community”.

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

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HIRING EVENT FOR WAREHOUSE PERSONNEL: Nalara Quality System

Thursday, February 23 6201 Green Pointe Drive, Groveport 9:00am – 4:00pm

Nalara Quality System is hiring tire-lumpers (general labor) and hi-lo drivers.

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

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PHAREZ WHITTED: The King Arts Complex

Saturday, February 25 867 Mt. Vernon Avenue 7:00pm

Trumpet virtuoso Pharez Whitted performs.

For details, call (614) 645-5464 or log on to http://kingartscomplex.com.

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SECRET GARDEN TEA PARTY: Indian Mound Mall

Friday, February 24 771 S. 30th Street, Heath 6:00pm – 7:30pm

Kids are invited for an evening of tea, treats and live entertainment.

For details, call (740) 522-6620 or log on to www.indianmoundmall.com.

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TOILETRIES THAT GIVE HOPE: She Has A Name Cleaning Services

Month of February

Donate toiletries and other items to help women who’ve survived human trafficking.

For details, e-mail info@shancleaning.com.

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NOSH: Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Central Ohio Chapter

Saturday, February 25 The Ivory Room at Miranova 5:30pm

This fund-raising features a sit-down dinner and dancing to the group OK Maybe.

For details, log on to www.nosh.eventscff.org.

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WE’VE KNOWN RIVERS: Ohio Statehouse

Tuesday, February 28 5:00pm – 8:00pm

Story teller Anthony Gibbs brings African American George Washintgon Williams to life.

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

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