The Carnegie Center of Columbia Tusculum hosts a range of social, cultural and educational events all year long. See below, or email 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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Tri Yoga with LQ

TriYoga with LQ


TriYoga at Carnegie Center w Laure, Mondays @9:30 am

1 hr|$10

A gentle yoga class with personal attention to help you focus on alignment and mindfulness. Only $10. TriYoga is appropriate for any age or fitness level. The class is taught by Laure Quinlivan, owner of TriYoga with LQ, a new studio in MLT Square above Ramundo's Pizza. 

Gentle Yoga at Carnegie Center, Wed@10:30 am with Lauren

1 hr|$10

A wonderful yoga class with Lauren, an actor and yogi, for $10. She'll help you relax and stretch. 

TriYoga, Thursdays (Starting in April) at 6:30pm

1 hr|$10


Direct questions to Laure Quinlavin,

Playhouse in the Park: Off the Hill Series



April 19, 2pm

Adapted from the book by ADAM RUBIN


Free admission with advanced registration: 

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


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

Carnegie Coffee and Conversations

RSVP is required for these FREE events! email:


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 to RSVP!

Columbia Tusculum: Cincinnati's Oldest Neighborhood

Saturday, March 7, 2020  at 9:30am

FREE with registration:

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 2020

Saturday, November 28, 2020


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:

Spring Beer Tasting

Around the World in 80 Ounces……with Beer Dave

Saturday April 18th, 2020 7-10pm



Develop and expand your brew palate with Beer Dave as he takes you on a Beer Tasting adventure around the globe. Beer Dave is a connoisseur of beers and will teach you how to taste and savor a wide variety of beers in new ways! 


12 BEERS PRESENTED, appetizers and dessert included- $30pp or $50 per couple.


Due to the direct instructional approach by Dave Gausepohl, this special seated tasting event has LIMITED TICKETS, and we will not offer at-door admissions. Pre-register today!

Winter Wine Tasting

7th Annual Winter Wine Tasting and Art Show: 
Saturday, January 18,  2020

Photo Booth Pictures from this event are available at:

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

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 

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.


 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.

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Ballroom & Latin with Jim Dennis

With or without a partner!

PRICE:  $5 per class, per person

*Open dancing included with lesson



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:

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. 


Questions: Matthew Gellin,

2020 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 or just drop in!


Admission $15 No experience necessary.


April 26, June 1, August 16, October 11

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