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.

Summer Classes and Shows

Please click the Summer Programming tab under "Programming and Events" at the top of this page for a list of shows, programs and classes for the summer.

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Work Remotely 

Work Remotely at The Carnegie Center of Columbia Tusculum

Tired of Working at Home? Need another quiet place to work?

 

Beginning September, 2020: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 9am-1pm

More days may be added to meet demand.

 

Limited spots: You Must PreRegister!

https://thecarnegiecenterofcolumbiatus.regfox.com/work-remotely

 

One person per 6ft table, and tables are well distanced.

Masks required.

Children must be accompanied by and sit with an adult.

Free Coffee, wifi and use of laptops with public library card.

Social distancing is expected.

Homework Help

Homework Help

Thursday evenings, 5:30-6:30

Do you need help with your at-home school assignments? Do you have questions that your parents can't answer? Sign up for our Wednesday Homework Help and you will be assigned to an adult homework assistant for free! While you're here, check out some library books! Laptops available for us on-site. 

 

Sign up here: 

https://thecarnegiecenterofcolumbiatus.regfox.com/homework-help-thursdays

 

or email events@thecarnegiecenter.org if you are interested in being a tutor!

Playhouse in the Park: Off the Hill Series

Playhouse in the Park: The Wind in the Willows

Sign up to stream this professionally filmed theatrical performance by Playhouse in the Park for FREE! Up to 150 guests can register for a free link to stream this performance anytime between October 7 and November 8, 2020. Sign up here to receive your link: 

 

https://thecarnegiecenterofcolumbiatus.regfox.com/the-wind-in-the-willows-by-playhouse-in-the-park

 

THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS

By Toby Hulse 

From the Book by Kenneth Grahame

Oct. 9 - Nov. 8, 2020

This classic tale of four animal friends in the English countryside comes to life! In this witty and magical adaptation, humble and friendly Mole leaves behind his spring cleaning to explore the Thames riverbank. There, he makes fast friends with loyal and brave Ratty, who introduces Mole to impulsive Toad and wise Badger. Together they embark on thrilling and daring adventures throughout the Wild Wood.

Wednesday Homeschool Enrichments

Wednesday Fall Enrichments 

at The Carnegie Center or Columbia Tusculum: 3738 Eastern Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45226; events@thecarnegiecenter.org; www.thecarnegiecenter.org

 

For six weeks, every Friday from 1-2:00pm your 5-7 year old will participate in rotating enrichments in Music and Movement, Kids' Fitness, and Arts and Crafts. Schooling at home is difficult for young children, especially when they are confined and missing their supplemental enrichments from school. Sign your child up for safe, out-of-home fun!

 

Safety protocols include class size of 10, masks required, students each get their own 6ft table for working as well as their own supplies, (and tables are well spaced,) outdoors drop off and pick up, no food or drink permitted, and heavy sanitation measures. The cost is $120 for six weeks of enrichment. No drop-in classes permitted. Classes start September 4. 

 

Register at https://thecarnegiecenterofcolumbiatus.regfox.com/home-schooling-enrichment-series

 

CT Historical Society

NEXT MEETING: November 14, 10am  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

Pop-Up Produce FREE

The Carnegie Center of Columbia Tusculum will be hosting an OUTDOOR Produce Pop-UP provided by the Freestore Foodbank on October 10, 2020 from 11am-2pm. 

 

The current pandemic has had far reaching affects on the financial stability of many families across economic boundaries. Therefore there are no financial prerequisites to receive free produce. Bring a bag or box to select and carry your free produce. Please spread the word to your neighbors. If you or someone you know is in need of free produce but cannot attend in person, email us so we can drop a box of produce off: events@thecarnegiecenter.org. 

 

We are also in need of volunteers that day to help set-up, serve clients. Shifts from 9-11:30, 11:30-1pm and driver drop offs needed. Limited volunteers for efficient social distancing. Masks required and temperatures will be scanned.

 

Register to volunteer at

https://thecarnegiecenterofcolumbiatus.regfox.com/produce-pop-up-volunteers

 

Playhouse in the Park: Wind in the Willows

Sign up to stream this professionally filmed theatrical performance by Playhouse in the Park for FREE! Up to 150 guests can register for a free link to stream this performance anytime between October 7 and November 8, 2020. Sign up here to receive your link: 

 

https://thecarnegiecenterofcolumbiatus.regfox.com/the-wind-in-the-willows-by-playhouse-in-the-park

College Admissions Myth Busters

College Admissions Myth Busters: How to Get Into and Pay for College

Are you new to the college admissions process, have limited access to college counseling at your school, or just need a brush-up on current admissions practices? This workshop is deigned to walk students ages 13-18 and/or their parents through the college admissions process. Find out tips, strategies, and processes involved in not only getting accepted to college, but paying for college! We can help you achieve your college goals! Each month, we will cover a different topic in person and send you home with to-do lists to keep you motivated and on the right schedule. You're never too early to start thinking about college!

This workshop is FREE, but advanced registration is required due to limited capacity: https://thecarnegiecenterofcolumbiatus.regfox.com/college-admissions-myth-busters-how-to-get-into-and-pay-for-college

We will meet the 2nd Thursday of the month at 5:30pm at The Carnegie Center of Columbia Tusculum: 3738 Eastern Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45226. Our first meeting is September 10 at 5:30pm.

Self Defense Workshop

Self Defense Workshop

October 17, noon-1pm

Grand Master Roy Bushman, owner of Panthers' Lair Martial Arts will be conducting a FREE Self Defense workshop for ages 14 and up. Non-contact learning will take place in a spacious room where each guest will be widely separated.

Masks required. Wear comfortable clothes. Limited capacity for small, socially distanced group learning.

 

Preregistration is required! 

https://thecarnegiecenterofcolumbiatus.regfox.com/self-defense-workshop

 

 

Roy Bushman stated martial arts in 1972 and has been a black belt instructor

since 1976, teaching traditional Tae Kwon Do and Hapkido, as well as leading

numerous practical self defense classes over the years. Having trained along

side many law enforcement professionals, he has detailed practical tips for

your personal safety to share from the Cincinnati Police Department.  He

will instruct you in various techniques designed to simply and effectively

defeat a larger, stronger attacker. After outlining the goals, we will spend

time striking pads and working with a partner.  Please bring a mask or use

those provided when in close with a partner, or have a family

member/spouse/friend you are comfortable being in close range with. We will

focus on awareness, pressure points, getting the most power from your body,

and the strategies and tactics of personal self defense.

 

More information at www.RBushmanTKD.com or www.PanthersLairMartialArts.com

Family Art Sundays

Family Art Fun: Pull Club Studio

Once per month, join us for some Sunday Family Art! Your family will be assigned a socially distanced table to cooperatively create family crafts! Masks required and admissions are quite limited. $20 per family. This is a nice way to get the family out of the house for some creative togetherness. Visit our website for each month's project type: www.thecarnegiecenter.org. 

1pm on 9/27/20, 10/25/20, 11/15/20, 12/13/20

September- Paper Marbling and Leaf Garlands

October - Tote bags with pumpkin face or haunted house silhouettes - families would decorate the pumpkin or draw inside the houses with fabric paint

November -  Creating Card Sets with scented inks and stamps OR kraft wrapping paper using stamps

December - Tea towel with repeating pattern OR 8" fabric scrap wreath

Reservations required: https://thecarnegiecenterofcolumbiatus.regfox.com/family-art-sundays

Winter Wine Tasting

8th Annual Wine Tasting

TBD


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

Tusculum Holidays

Tusculum Holidays 2021 EVENT CURRENTLY ON HOLD

Sunday, November 29, 2021

12:30-4pm

FREE admission

show 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

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. 

Ballroom & Latin with Jim Dennis

ACTIVITY CURRENTLY ON HOLD

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

2020/21 Ballroom Dance Socials  

THIS ACTIVITY IS CURRENTLY SUSPENDED DUE TO COVID-19

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.

 

April 26, June 1, August 16, October 11

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