Events

  Goodwill hosting multi-employer job fair in Auburn

TAX HELP: WTVM to host phone bank with local tax experts

  Multi-employer job fair coming to the Columbus Convention & Trade Center

  GUEST SEGMENT: WTVM hosting 2020 Blood Drive Telethon

  GUEST SEGMENT: Junior League of Columbus hosting 6th annual Character Breakfast

  Ludy’s Christmas Light Spectacular in Columbus brings Christmas cheer

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Troup County collects over 150 donations for Toys for Tots

CSU and law enforcement join together to deliver gifts to children in Columbus Regional Hospital

Reach 4 Your Dreamz hosts 11th annual Toy-Give-Away and Christmas Event

  TYCT and Wishing Well Foundation celebrated another year at their Annual Bike Giveaway

Free Winter Wonderland event is being held today in Columbus

  GUEST SEGMENT: Davis Broadcasting of Columbus hosting 34th annual Children’s Christmas Party

  Columbus film enthusiasts collaborating for upcoming local productions

Film enthusiasts are collaborating for upcoming local productions

  District school hosts second annual Holiday Meal Experience today, Dec. 11, in Columbus

Hannan Magnet Academy is hosting its second annual Holiday Meal Experience event. It is the second year Hannan Magnet Academy will partner with Kids First Initiative to bring families together.

Let’s Talk Columbus forum to be held at South Columbus United Methodist Church

The purpose of Let’s Talk Columbus is to provide the current status of the city and an opportunity to come together and talk about Columbus.

Thanksgiving turkey giveaway takes place Nov. 26th

The annual turkey giveaway is taking place today, Nov. 26th

  Georgia State Patrol kicks off Toys For Tots

  RiverCenter Gingerbread Village returns for the second year

  Columbus State University hosts Discovery Day

  Columbus State University holding annual WinterFest

  Forrest Road Elementary held their inaugural community closet event

  The date is announced for Bo Bikes Bama Annual Charity Bike Ride

  Eat, Drink, & Antique Festival is today, November 16th

Eat, Drink, & Antique Festival is today, November 16th.

Organizations team up for health and resource fair in Columbus

The fair takes place Thursday, Nov. 14 in the community room of the Citizens Service Center. The event will include free health screenings.

  WOKS radio station in Columbus celebrates its 60th year anniversary

Davis Broadcasting’s W-O-K-S is hosting a panel discussion called “How We Got Over” at the Mildred Terry Library today.

Come on down! You could be the next contestant on ‘The Price is Right...’ kinda

Your once-in-a-lifetime chance to be on a game show could be soon.

Goodwill partners with veteran’s resource groups for job fair in Phenix City

The Hiring Heroes Job Fair takes place Thursday, Nov. 14 at Troy University on Whitewater Avenue. The fair will be held from noon to 4 p.m.

Fort Benning has posted the Halloween trick-or-treating hours

Fort Benning residents will observe Halloween this Thursday, October 31st from 6:00 p.m. to 8 p.m.

  Free food truck lunch is being hosted for first responders, active duty and retired military

Active duty, retired military and first responders are getting treated to a nicely planned lunch in the Fountain City today, October 30th.

PCR hosting “Monster Mash Bash” for pediatric patients to trick-or-treat

Pediatric patients at Piedmont Columbus Regional will get the opportunity to participate in a type of trick-or-treating this Halloween.

6th annual Whitewater Classic sees Tuskegee face off with a new opponent

The Whitewater Classic in Phenix City usually sees Tuskegee University face off with Albany State University, but there’s a new challenger coming to town for the 6th annual event.

  Fall job fair is being held in Columbus

Veterans, students, recent graduates or anyone looking for employment are all invited to the fall job fair.

LIST: Halloween events in the Chattahoochee Valley

Spooky season is upon us and that means fall festivals are getting ready to start popping up all over the Chattahoochee Valley.

  Uptown Columbus Food Truck Festival rescheduled ahead of potential severe weather

One of the community’s favorite events has made the decision to reschedule from this weekend ahead of potentially severe weather.

  GUEST SEGMENT: Organization hosting men’s empowerment breakfast in Columbus

Not A Bad Apple is an organization aimed at helping at-risk boys and young men in the community. The Organization is hosting a men’s empowerment breakfast on Thursday.

  Hundreds to gather for 50-hour worship event in Columbus

Tent America is a 50-hour workshop event beginning Thursday, Oct. 17 at 9 p.m. There will be non-stop music and praise and worship until Saturday night.

Tuskegee-Morehouse Parade kicking off in Phenix City, ending on Broadway in Columbus

The annual Tuskegee-Morehouse Parades takes place Saturday, Oct. 12 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

  The Back the Badge event is lending a hand to law enforcement and their families

Back the Badge is a 5-K event being held tomorrow October 12th in Auburn.

  Piedmont Columbus Regional holds their sixth “Picture Perfect” event

Piedmont Columbus Regional held their sixth “Picture Perfect” event, where support was given to those who have battled and survived cancer.

  GUEST SEGMENT: Movie in the Park to be held at Cascade Hills Church in Columbus

The free movie screening starts at 7:30 p.m. The event will be fun for the entire family.

  GUEST SEGMENT: Annual Tuskegee-Morehouse Classic returns to Columbus in Oct.

Lisa Goodwin, chair of the classic committee, gives details on the events and tells what’s new this year.

  GUEST SEGMENT: Omega Psi Phi Fraternity hosting public events during 56th Ga. State Meeting

The meeting takes place Thursday, Sept. 26 to Sunday, Sept. 29. While members will be conducting business, there will also be several opportunities for some fun, and the public is invited.

  GUEST SEGMENT: Hope Harbour Celebration of Hope Luncheon

It’s time again for domestic violence resource organization Hope Harbour’s Celebration of Hope Luncheon.

  Goodwill hosts multi-employer job fair in Phenix City

The job will be held from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Phenix City Career Center on Highway 431 North.

Goodwill to host multi-employer job fair in Opelika

Hundreds of positions will be available from some of the top employers in the region.

Callaway Gardens announces return of Hot Air Balloon Festival

This Labor Day weekend, you’ll be able to see the world from way up high if you visit Callaway Resort and Gardens’ annual Hot Air Balloon Festival.

  GUEST SEGMENT: Organizations partner to host breastfeeding forum in Columbus

Two organizations in Columbus have teamed up for an event to highlight the importance and benefits of breastfeeding.

  GUEST SEGMENT: Davis Broadcasting in Columbus hosting Tools 4 School Supply Giveaway

Davis Broadcasting’s Tools 4 School Supply Giveaway will take place Friday, August 2 at the Columbus Public Library on Macon Road.

  Talbot Co. Back to School Jam helping families prepare for school after Mar. 3 tornadoes

The Talbot County Family Connection is aiming to help those families and more by throwing an extra special version of their annual Back to School Jam.

  Opelika hosting first ever craft beer festival

Downtown Opelika will be getting a taste of some of the finest local and national craft beers this weekend with their first ever craft beer festival.

Back to School events in the Chattahoochee Valley

Students across the Chattahoochee Valley are gearing up for another year of school.

  Columbus restaurants to offer specialty menus during Restaurant Week

Local chefs are cooking up different foods for their specialty menus only available during the 2019 Columbus Restaurant Week presented by U.S. Foods Monday, July 22 through Sunday, July 28.

  Back the Badge Lee County hosting benefit and shopping expo to support law enforcement officers

The Back the Badge Event will be held at the Village Event Center in Opelika from 5:30 to 9 p.m.

  St. Francis teaching community to cook to prevent cancer

St. Francis Hospital is teaming up with community leaders in an effort to show people how their nutrition can help prevent them from getting cancer.

  Oxbow Meadows offering family friendly programs all summer

From alligator feedings to slime labs, Oxbow meadows is offering all sorts of exciting and educational programs this summer.

4th of July Celebration at the Phenix City Amphitheater brings fun, food, and fireworks

The celebration featured a food truck court, live music, and a fireworks show.

LIST: Fun and fireworks in the Chattahoochee Valley

All around the country, families will be donning their red, white and blue in honor of our nation’s 243rd birthday.

  Stars of Lifetime’s “Bring It!” bring dance battle tour to Columbus

The stars of Lifetime’s hit show “Bring It!” are making a stop on their dance battle tour in the Fountain City.

  40th annual Purple and Gold Golf Tournament takes on long-time organizer’s name

The 40th annual Purple and Gold Golf Tournament is taking on the name of one of its long-time organizers, Robert Anderson.

  GUEST SEGMENT: Beauty Honors Awards in Columbus to celebrate accomplished beauty professionals

The Beauty Honors Awards Show takes place Sunday, June 30 at the Columbus Museum. The event recognizes hair stylists, barbers, and other accomplished professionals in the beauty industry.

  Fort Benning’s annual Independence Day Celebration happening this weekend

Fort Benning likes to get the Independence Day celebrations started early, celebrating the holiday before the rest of the nation and this year is no different.

National Infantry Museum announces Freedom Fest festivities

The National Infantry Museum’s seventh annual Independence Day celebration will be held on Thursday, July 4.

  GUEST SEGMENT: 33rd annual Family Day Music Festival returns to Woodruff Riverfront Park

The event will take place at the Woodruff Riverfront Park and features live performances in R&B, hip hop, gospel, southern soul, and jazz.

  Summer job fair held at the Columbus Convention & Trade Center

Unemployment Eliminators is hosting a job fair Tuesday, June 18 from 9 a.m. to noon.

Jim Blanchard Leadership Forum announces speakers for 14th annual event

Columbus State University has announced eight of their ten speakers for the upcoming 14th annual Jim Blanchard Leadership Forum.

  Columbus kids face off against one another in soap box derby

Soap box derby cars will be rolling through the Fountain City this weekend as 24 local youth, ages seven to 13, race in Let’s Grow Steamx’s 3rd Annual River City Soap Box Derby.

  Goodwill hosts job fair in Columbus for Callaway Resort & Gardens

The job fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Midtown Career Center located at 2601 Cross County Drive.

  GUEST SEGMENT: Annual Fountain City Father’s Day Blues Festival coming to the Columbus Civic Center

The second annual Fountain City Father’s Day Blues Festival takes place 6 p.m. Sunday, June 16 at the Columbus Civic Center.

  Columbus mayor hosting second ‘Let’s Talk Columbus!’ public forum

Columbus Mayor Skip Henderson will soon host his second public forum since being sworn in as mayor in January.

  GUEST SEGMENT: City of Columbus hosting public safety career expo

The expo takes place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, June 7 in the Community Room at the City Service Center.

  Columbus Fire Department hosting 5K for muscular dystrophy awareness

The Columbus Department is hosting a 5K for the eighth year in a row to raise awareness for muscular dystrophy awareness in Columbus.

  GUEST SEGMENT: Amerigroup hosting Summerfest event at Sky Zone in Columbus

Summerfest will be held Tuesday, June 4 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Sky Zone on Gentian Boulevard.

Columbus organization hosts Ugandan mayor to speak on mutual respect, empowerment

A Columbus organization that aims to help the people of Uganda is hosting a mayor of one of the country’s biggest cities in the Chattahoochee Valley.

  NFL player, Columbus native hosts ‘Cars and Coffee’ event for mental health awareness

A Columbus native who has made his way to the big leagues in football is returning to his hometown to help raise awareness for mental health.

  Grab your bicycle, Pedaling for Kids’ annual bike ride fundraiser returns to Columbus

Pedaling for Kids, a local non-profit that provides equipment for children with disabilities, is inviting the community to join them on a fundraiser bike ride.

  GUEST SEGMENT: River Savvy Kids event promoting water safety in the community

As the weather warms up, many families will be heading to pools or nearby lakes to cool down. An event is coming up in Columbus this weekend to help families exercise water safety.

  Synovus wraps up month-long school partnership with picnic

Synovus Bank hosted a picnic and block party today with students from Truth Springs Academy, Fox Elementary and those who live in the North Highland neighborhood.

  Annual RiverFest events kick off in Columbus

The event marks the beginning of the Whitewater season for rafting and kayaking.

  Uptown Columbus releases event lineup for RiverFest

Whitewater season is almost upon us in the Chattahoochee Valley and Uptown Columbus is kicking off with their annual RiverFest Weekend.

  Goodwill hosts job fair in Columbus for Goldens’ Foundry and Machine Company

The job fair will be held Thursday, May 2 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Midtown Career Center.