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    Aug. 9-Sept. 12: Traveling 'Lincoln' exhibit at Columbus Public Library

    "Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War," a traveling exhibition opens at the Columbus Public Library on Friday, Aug. 9. An opening reception will take place 3-5 p.m. Friday Aug. 9. The public is invited to attend. At 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 12, the library will sponsor a free program entitled...

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    Aug. 10: Create an Andy Warhol-inspired print at Second Saturday at Columbus Museum

    Second Saturday, a new, family-friendly program is 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Aug. 10. Families can visit the Art Cart to create an Andy Warhol-inspired print and check out the hands-on interactive area in the “Warhol In Southern Collections” exhibit. A special reading of “Uncle...

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    Aug. 10: First Flight at First Light at Oxbow Meadows

    Take guided tours with master birders during First Flight at First Light at Columbus State University’s Oxbow Meadows at 8 a.m. Aug. 10. Future dates are Sept. 14, Oct. 12 and Nov. 9. It’s free. 706-507-8800.

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    Aug. 15: Ghosts of Grandeur Lunch and Lecture

    Historic Columbus and the Historic Chattahoochee Commission host for a program by Mike Kitchens, author of “Ghosts of Grandeur: Georgia’s Lost Antebellum Homes and Plantations” at noon Thursday, Aug. 15 at the Rankin House, 1440 Second Avenue. He’ll discuss the Fontaine...

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    Aug. 15: Free Third Thursday celebrates 95 years of Ft. Benning

    Third Thursday — Grandstands and Big Bands — Celebrating: 95 years of Ft. Benning is an after-hours experience at the Columbus Museum. It's 6-8 p.m. Aug. 15. This event celebrates the anniversary of the U.S. Army relocating the Infantry School to Columbus on August 17, 1918.

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    Aug. 18: Picnic with the Tortoises

    Pack a picnic lunch for your family and head to Columbus State University’s Oxbow Meadows to Picnic with the Tortoises at 1 p.m. Aug. 18. Future dates are Sept. 8 and 22, and Oct. 6 and 20. It’s free but bring $1 to buy lettuce, if you want to feed the tortoises. Pre-registration is...

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    Aug. 21: Kick-off meeting for 4th Annual Paint the Town Pink

    Anyone interested in forming a team for the Oct. 4 Paint the Town Pink fundraising event is invited to attend the information meeting 6-7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 21 at the Columbus Public Library, 3000 Macon Road.

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    Aug. 22: Fall Open House for CSU's Continuing Education classes

    Get a taste of Columbus State University's Continuing Education fall class offerings by attending a fall open house 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22 at the Elizabeth Bradley Turner Center, corner of E. Lindsay and College Drive.

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    Aug. 22: CSU photo show

    Columbus State University hosts photo show, with Adobe Photoshop demonstration, 7:30-9 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22, at Elizabeth Bradley Turner Center auditorium. There will be door prizes, awards, and discount vouchers for photo classes. Admission is free, but reservations are required. 706-641-7144.

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    Aug. 10: Garden Walk and Spinning Wheels at Pioneer Park

    Travel back in time on Saturday, Aug. 10, and visit the 1850’s era village at Pioneer Park in Loachapoka, Ala. At 10 a.m. EST join Master Gardener Charles Mitchell and Tia Gonzales for a tour of the heirloom plants in the McLain Garden.

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