The Carnegie Center of Columbia Tusculum hosts a range of social, cultural and educational events all year long. See below, or email events@thecarnegiecenter.org to sign up for our monthly e-newsletter.

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Playhouse in the Park: Off the Hill Series

THE MIRACULOUS JOURNEY OF EDWARD TULANE

October 13, 2pm

Adapted by DWAYNE HARTFORD
Based on the book by  KATIE DiCAMILLO

Free admission with advanced registration: events@thecarnegiecenter.org 

Edward Tulane is an expensive toy rabbit, and he is loved by a little girl named Abilene. On an ocean voyage, he is accidentally thrown overboard. So begins his miraculous journey home, in which he learns the meaning of love and loss, and how to find the courage to love again. 

Recommended for ages 8 and up.

STUART LITTLE

February 16 at 2pm

 

Adapted by JOSEPH ROBINETTE
Adapted from the book by  E.B. WHITE

Free admission with advanced registration: events@thecarnegiecenter.org 

Stuart Little is a lovable mouse whose adventures vividly come to life through a series of delightful scenes. Based on E.B. White’s endearing classic, this adaptation presents the marvelous maneuverings of a mild-mannered mouse who is trying to survive in the great, big world. 

Recommended for ages 5 and up. 

DRAGONS LOVE TACOS

April 19, 2pm

By ERNIE NOLAN
Adapted from the book by ADAM RUBIN
Illustrator DANIEL SALMIERI

 

Free admission with advanced registration: events@thecarnegiecenter.org 

Do you know what dragons really love? Tacos, of course! Chicken tacos, beef tacos, big tacos and tiny tacos. As a boy and his dog watch a television show about dragons, they unexpectedly get caught up in the “Dos and Don’ts” of what to feed them. But if they accidentally eat spicy salsa, watch out!

Recommended for ages 3 and up.

CT Historical Society

FIRST MEETING: OCTOBER 2, 6:30PM AT THE CARNEGIE CENTER

Join the newly formed Columbia Tusculum Historical Society, which is a club organized by The Carnegie Center of Columbia Tusculum to preserve and pass on historical information about Columbia Tusculum- Cincinnati’s Oldest Neighborhood. Requirements to join include attendance of two meetings per year, documentation of one historical assignment, and volunteering at one society event. To join, email Dinese Young at events@thecarnegiecenter.org

Carnegie Coffee and Conversations

RSVP is required for these FREE events! email: events@thecarnegiecenter.org

 

ADHD Parent Support Group

Wednesday, November 6, 6:30pm 

 

Do you have a child with ADHD? Join a support group designed specifically to help PARENTS cope with the challenges in raising a child with ADHD. Most books and workshops focus on what you can do for your child. This group is designed to give parents the support they need to cope themselves. Each monthly session will cover a specific topic  and parents will have discussion time to share their own strategies and challenges. Contact events@thecarnegiecenter.org to RSVP!

Columbia Tusculum: Cincinnati's Oldest Neighborhood

Saturday, March 7, 2020  at 9:30am

FREE with registration: https://thecarnegiecenterofcolumbiatus.regfox.com/columbia-tusculum-history-of-an-historic-neighborhood

Have you ever been curious about the historic significance of Columbia Tusculum? Do you know the history of The Carnegie Center of Columbia Tusculum? Have you ever heard of Benjamin Stites? Columbia Tusculum is Cincinnati's oldest neighborhood, and there's a wealth of information to discover about the history of your community! 

Carnegie Coffee and Conversations to learn about the history of Columbia, the first white settlement in the Northwest Territory, the history of The Carnegie Center of Columbia Tusculum and its connection with Andrew Carnegie, see some vintage photos, enjoy free coffee/donuts and visit with neighbors. 

 

Tusculum Holidays

Tusculum Holidays 2019

Saturday, November 30, 2019

12:30-4pm

FREE admission

Mrs. Claus Saves the Day by Cincinnati Children's Theatre

Holiday Show at 1pm

Santa at 1:30pm

Holiday Craft

Hot Cocoa and Cookies

Local Shopping 

 

Children will enjoy a holiday show, treat, craft and Santa visit while parents shop with local vendors. 

RSVP for  show: https://thecarnegiecenterofcolumbiatus.regfox.com/mrs-claus-saves-the-day-by-cincinnati-childrens-theatre

Spring Beer Tasting

Save the date for our 2020 Spring Beer Tasting:

Saturday, April 18, 7-10pm
 

Winter Wine Tasting

7th Annual Winter Wine Tasting and Art Show: 
Saturday, January 18,  2020; 7-10:00pm
6 Wines Presented

$30 admit one

$50 admit two

Wine tasting presented by DEP’s Fine Wine
Complementary Hors d’oeuvres by Jeff Thomas Catering
Art Show presented by the Cincinnati Art Club

RSVP required: https://thecarnegiecenterofcolumbiatus.regfox.com/winter-wine-tasting-and-art-show

Zen

Meditation

Loveland Zen is a group of Zen practitioners from Loveland and Greater Cincinnati, Ohio practicing in the tradition of Zen master Ama Samy.  

 

Contact Nicky at lovelandzen@gmail.com with questions.   https://www.lovelandzen.org/calendar

Library Laptop Kiosk

The Carnegie Center of Columbia Tusculum hosts open hours on Sundays from 12-4pm  to provide access to the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County's laptop kiosk. Library card holders can check out and borrow a new laptop computer for up to four hours of use for free at The Carnegie Center of Columbia Tusculum. Community members can also arrange check check out a laptop during the week by emailing events@thecarnegiecenter.org. 

Concert Nova

A Tribute to Sallie Wadsworth

September 22, 2-4pm

Philanthropist and friend of concert:nova, Sallie Wadsworth, lived her life cultivating and contributing to the vibrant arts culture that exists in Cincinnati today.

In addition to her vital contributions to the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Taft Museum of Art and Playhouse in the Park, she with husband Randolph Wadsworth have been integral to concert:nova's success.

On Sunday September 22, 2019, to honor Sallie's legacy, we cordially invite you to join us in the West room of The Carnegie Center at Columbia Tusculum for a special concert curated by our artistic directors. Desserts and prosecco will be served. Tickets are $50 per person.

Tickets: 

https://wadsworthtribute.eventbrite.com/?aff=efbeventtix&fbclid=IwAR0fnDoNzT3o5OemVzct5bKIvpIuFtiJn-CkcATzCU2s0DeC5NhMB1449fI

 Concert Nova is a fresh and dynamic chamber music ensemble that blends together the traditional and contemporary with a visual twist to explore a modern, kinetic and powerful new concert experience. 

Made up of musicians from the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra, we aim to reinvent classical music. 

concert:nova aims to show the value and importance of collaboration across an array of artistic disciplines to change and build new creative channels.

Follow us on our blog: http://concertnova.wordpress.com

Ballroom & Latin with Jim Dennis

With or without a partner!

PRICE:  $5 per class, per person

*Open dancing included with lesson

7-9pm

 

Group instruction for adults in ballroom (smooth and rhythm), swing, Latin and Salsa. No registration necessary; new students always welcome.  Jim Dennis is a dance instructor and enthusiast with over 15 years of experience and has taught on cruise ships and in local Cincinnati venues. Contact Jim: jimdennis@twc.com

January: 8, 15, 22, 29
7PM: East Coast Swing
8PM: Foxtrot (Silver)
9PM: Open dancing

February: 5, 12, 19, 26
7PM: Cha Cha
8PM: Foxtrot (Silver)
9PM: Open dancing

March: 5, 12, 19, 26
7PM: Cha Cha
8PM: Hustle
9PM: Open dancing

April: 2, 9. 16. 23, 30
7PM: Night Club Two Step
8PM: Hustle
9PM: Open dancing

Sunday Ballroom Socials

American Legacy Theatre

Spinning Into Butter performed by American Legacy Theatre

 

Spinning into Butter explores the dangers of both racism and political correctness in America today. At the center is Sarah Daniels, Dean of Students.

2019 Performances: February 1, 2, 4, 10, 11, 15, 16, 17

 

Love theatre? Great. Hate theatre? Great. Want to move our community forward? 

American Legacy Theatre is theatre for social change. While breaking and reimagining many conventions, A.L.T. provides professional theatre that is accessible - affordable, relevant and exciting to all people, all voices. 

Tickets: www.americanlegacytheatre.org

Questions: Matthew Gellin, matthewgellin@americanlegacytheatre.org

Ballroom Dance Socials  Group class from 6-7, general dancing from 7-8:30pm

Get up and dance! Learn from international dance instructor and competitor, Jozsef Parragh. Preregister by emailing youcandancecincy@gmail.com or just drop in!

 

Admission $15 No experience necessary.

 

July 7, August 25, September 8

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