Neighborhood News              January 2017

    In this Issue:

January 16th
Columbia Tusculum Community Council Meeting
3738 Eastern Avenue, 7pm

January 21st
Channel Your Flannel: 
Local fundraiser supporting Save the Animals Foundation

January 28th
Carnegie Center Wine Tasting: Bringing Neighbors Together for a Great Cause

February 1st
Irish Heritage Center presents the Merry Poughboys direct from Dublin



Monday, January 16, 2017

Carnegie Center of Columbia Tusculum
3738 Eastern Avenue

All are welcome to attend.

If you have questions or feedback, please contact Kathie Hickey, CTCC President.

Carnegie Center Events

Join us for A Winter Wine Tasting: 
Fireside Wines, Warmers for a Cold Winter Evening 

Saturday, January 28 from 7-10pm 
3738 Eastern Avenue

The Wine Tasting is presented by DEPs Fine Wines, Hors d'oeuvres by Jeff Thomas Catering, Art Show presented by Cincinnati Art Club, and dance performance by Jim Dennis. Drink Tickets available at the door: 6 tickets for a donation of $20 or 12 tickets for a donation of $35. Complimentary admission and Hors d'oeuvres. 

This month, The Carnegie Center of Columbia Tusculum is proud to announce the commencement of several property renovations and upgrades, which is partially supported by a Ohio Cultural Projects grant from the State of Ohio.   We will be sharing our exciting projects at the wine tasting event!


NEW in January: West Coast Swing!

Beginner classes are taught as a progressive month long series which starts the 1st Wednesday of the month.  
 Walk-ins are welcome!

The Level 2 intermediate classes offer dancers with WCS experience a chance to learn more complex patterns, styling and techniques.

7:00pm - Basic West Coast Swing Fundamentals 
 with Sophy Kdep

           Beyond Basics Level 2 with Jason Miklic 
 (must be experienced with all the basics)

8-10pm - Social dance

$40 lesson/dance for 4 weeks or $15 each week. $10 lesson/$10 dance.

1/2 OFF for colledge students with I.D. 
 and free for juniors under 17.

Register online at  
or call Sophy Kdep 859-816-5626.

Playhouse in the Park presents
Around the World in 80 Days
Sunday, February 12, 2:00pm

Join Phileas Fogg in the world's most amazing race. Via rail, boat and even elephant, Fogg must travel the globe in just 80 days or he will forfeit a fortune. But a snooping detective, a possible human sacrifice and even the will of Mother Nature all conspire against Fogg's adventure of a lifetime in this exciting adaptation of the Jules Verne classic. Just three actors portray 19 different characters to create a spirited, fast-moving, highly imaginative and hilariously entertaining comedy.

Recommended for ages 8 and up. Admission is FREE with advanced registration or $5 at the door.

Don't Miss the Merry Plough Boys 
at the Irish Heritage Center!

Wednesday, February 1st
 at 7:00 pm
Merry Plough Boys  "Voted Best Show in Dublin, Ireland" 
"Constantly Voted the Best" "Amongst Dublin's Top Ten"  "The Ploughboys warm, engaging style leaves the audience smiling.  Fast paced Irish Song, Music and dance - this show is a must see
Book now- could sell out; 513-533-0100 or

Also happening at the Center: 

First Thursday Music Night in the Irish Pub
January 5th, 2017 - Thursdays
The two beloved musical and singing groups; The Blue Rock Boys and Easter Rising have select members who joined together in developing a great entertaining sound called ‘Easter Rock’. Fun for all ages. Held monthly. Free Entry. 7:00pm.

NEW Second Thursday Night in the Irish Pub with the McMahons * The Next Generation* NEW
January 12th, 2017 â€" Thursday 7:00 PM
Join the McMahon Cousins and friends in the Irish Pub Room as they play & sing Irish songs and stories, and you develop / maintain friendships old and new. Upbeat, vibrant and youthful the McMahons will jump start your weekend! Don’t miss this initial gig!!

Third Thursday Pub Night with Mick & Friends 
January 19th, 2017 - Thursdays
Join Tenor Mick McEvilley and friends in the Irish Pub Room as they share Irish songs, poetry, stories, and friendships old and new. Feel free to get up to the open mic and share a ditty of your own! 7:00 pm.

Celtic Women International, Cincinnati Chapter
January 26th, 2017 - Thursdays
Held the 4th Thursday of every month.

 Many Hands Make for a Great Neighborhood.

Join Us

The Columbia Tusculum Community Council is recruiting volunteers 
to help out in a range of capacities, including:

  • Community Garden Chair
  • Steering Team, At Large
  • Communications
  • Beautification
  • Grant Writing
  • And More!
Your involvement can make a positive difference for all of us.