Family Fun Calendar

Here are some of the area's family-friendly events to attend. If you would like to add your event, contact us today! A great way to publicize school events and fundraisers!

January 2015

January 3, 10,
17, 24, 31

Pre-School Story Hour ~ At the Phenix City-Russell County Library featuring stories, songs, crafts plus a snack will be provided. Cost: free. Info: PhenixCityLibrary.com or 334.297.1139.

January 6 & 7

Family Films ~ Free Family Film Fest at the National Infantry Museum’s IMAX theatre. The films are offered twice each day at 10 a.m. and noon. Featured films are Hook and Frozen. Info: 706-685-2622 for show times and more information.

January 8

LEGO Mania ~ A story time program focusing on an element of STEAM
(Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) with hands-on learning
experiences fun for children of all ages. Legos will be provided, just bring
building skills and imagination. At North Columbus Public Library at Children’s Area, 4-6 p.m. Info: 706.748.2855 or cvlga.org.

January 15 - 18

The Tallest Tale Ever Told ~ Ever wonder where tall tales comefrom? How did Pecos Bill go from a simple cowboy to The Man Who Tamedthe Wild West? How did John Henry’s strength go from average to TheMan Who Beat the Machine? Find out how our favorite American legends become larger than life. CSU’s Riverside Theatre. Info: 706.507.8444 or theatre.columbusstate.edu.

January 17

MLK Day Observance ~ Second Annual MLK: The Dream Lives Legacy commemoration, noon. Community organizations and individuals will walk in a procession from four staging areas to the Liberty Theater. There will be musical performances and inspirational speakers. Joy Reid, the host of “The Reid Report” on MSNBC, will be the keynote. Cost: free. Info: visit thedreamlivescolumbus.com or call Judy Tucker 706. 225.3163.

January 27

PreSchool Story Hour ~ Sayers Library at Fort Benning offers this free
fun morning of singing, stories and crafts. Info: 706.545.4911.

January 31

Dessert Auction ~ The Youth Orchestra of Greater Columbus will hold its annual Dessert Auction fundraiser in conjunction with its side-by-side concert performed with musicians from the Columbus Symphony Orchestra. The dessert auction will feature a variety of desserts made by local celebrities and chefs and will be held at RiverCenter for the Performing Arts beginning at 7:30 p.m. Come hear a free concert performed by some of the area’s most talented musicians—young and old. For more info visit YOGC.org or call 706.256.3614.

January 30 -
February 14

The Family Theatre presents Our Miss Brooks ~ Miss Brooks has plenty of teacher troubles as she struggles with putting on the school play and all the drama that goes with it. Info: 706.536.8052 or FamilyTheatre.org

 

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