What Should We Do This Weekend? Columbus, Ohio, May 3-5, 2019

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Looking for things to do in Columbus, Ohio this weekend? Here are over 50 family-friendly events happening in Columbus, and Central Ohio this weekend!

Family Friendly Events in Columbus, Ohio This Weekend:

FRIDAY

9:00 AM – Science Festival hosted by COSI – all around the city, science-themed events are happening this weekend! There are over 100 community events, 15 Citywide Star Parties and a Big Science Celebration on Saturday! Click the link for the list of events happening all over Central Ohio!

10:00 AM – Forest Fridays at Sunbury Urban Farm – children ages 2-5 can enjoy a nature activity and forest play time. Siblings are welcome. No registration required. $5 suggested donation.

10:00 AM – Nutt and Bolt – Theatre for the Very Young at Columbus Children’s Theatre – this 30 minute play is perfect for kids ages 2-6! Nutt and Bolt are two robots who like to dance, build towers and create new machines together!

10:00 AM – Zoo Babies presented by First Financial Bank at Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden – like baby animals? Take a trip to the Cincinnati Zoo to search out six-foot-tall stork statues that will be leading visitors to all of the the baby animals that have been born at the zoo recently! Included in admission.

11:00 AM – City of Powell Touch-A-Truck in the City’s Municipal Building Parking Lot – get up close to dozens of vehicles and learn about how vehicles work!

11:30 AM – Nutt and Bolt – Theatre for the Very Young at Columbus Children’s Theatre – this 30 minute play is perfect for kids ages 2-6! Nutt and Bolt are two robots who like to dance, build towers and create new machines together!

12:00 PM – Rita’s National Italian Ice Day! at Rita’s Italian Ice & Frozen Custard (Henderson Road, OH) – download the Rita’s Ice mobile app between April 22nd and May 3rd and you will receive a free regular Italian ice offer redeemable in store only on May 3rd!

5:30 PM – Fairy Boards with Kreation’s by Kaitlyn at Dublin Toy Emporium – create a fairy board with grass, a woodland creature and a popup flower or tree! $65 per parent and child, $5 for an additional child. Call to register.

6:00 PM – Citywide Star Party and STEAM Family Night at McCord Park – enjoy hands on STEM activities inside the Community Center and outdoor stargazing through a telescope. This is a free, family-friendly event.

6:00 PM – Friday Night Grand Slam at Windsor Park – check out baseball skills competitions, bounce house and family-friendly entertainment to celebrate the opening of the Grove City Little League baseball season.

7:00 PM – Blacklick Woods Star Party: Creatures of the Night at Blacklick Woods Metro Park – learn about stargazing from the experts. Bring binoculars and blankets. There will be a food truck on site.

7:00 PM – Disney’s Frozen Junior at Columbus Performing Arts Center – Grandview Carriage Place Players performs Frozen Jr. based on the 2018 Broadway Musical. Tickets are $5 at the door.

7:00 PM – Glacier Ridge Star Party: Astronomy at Glacier Ridge Metro Park  – learn about stargazing from the experts. Bring binoculars and blankets. There will be a food truck on site.

7:00 PM – Haroun and the Sea of Stories at Columbus School for Girls by CATCO for Kids – – this play is the story of Haroun, who sets off on an adventure filled with talking animals and magicians!

7:00 PM – Bradley Theater Presents: The Addams Family at Bradley Theater – watch this original performance featuring The Addams Family! Wednesday brings her “normal” boyfriend home for dinner! Performed by Hilliard Bradly Theater.

7:00 PM – Scioto Grove Star Party: Glow Up the Night at Scioto Grove Metro Park  – learn about stargazing from the experts. Bring binoculars and blankets. There will also be glow in the dark archery!

9:00 PM – Sunset Cinemas at The Daily Growler: The Goonies at The Daily Growler – Polaris – watch a free movie under the stars! Bring lawn chairs and blankets!


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SATURDAY

8:00 AM – Green on the Green 2019 at Worthington Village Green – visit with exhibitors promoting sustainability, healthy living, environmental stewardship and more!

9:00 AM – May the Fourth be with You Walk to Cure Arthritis at Columbus Commons – participate in a walk to cure arthritis that begins at 10:00 AM. The celebration beginning at 9:00 AM includes free carousel rides, music, kids activities, crafts and games, a costume contest, food vendors and more! Come in costume!

10:00 AM – Children’s Fishing at Sharon Woods Metro Park – this event is a chance for kids 17 and younger to learn to fish in Schrock Lake! Limited bait and poles are provided.

10:00 AM – Nutt and Bolt – Theatre for the Very Young at Columbus Children’s Theatre – this 30 minute play is perfect for kids ages 2-6! Nutt and Bolt are two robots who like to dance, build towers and create new machines together!

10:00 AM – Disney Vacation Planning Day at AAA Worthington – – learn how to maximize your family’s Disney vacation! There will be specialists available to answer questions and an activity for kids to do while adults plan! Click here to RSVP.

10:00 AM – Cowvin’s Kiddie Corral and Moovers & Shakers Open Weekends at Young’s Jersey Dairy – the Moovers and Shakers ride is open as well as Cowvin’s Kiddie Corral featuring a corn pit and slide, Tyke’s Tractors, a straw pit and bale climbing and more!

10:00 AM – Free Comic Book Day at Laughing Ogre Comics – this event includes familyfriendly activities, the Ghostbusters, costumed heroes, kids comics creation events, a martial arts sword demonstration and more! 

10:00 AM – Zoo Babies presented by First Financial Bank at Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden – like baby animals? Take a trip to the Cincinnati Zoo to search out six-foot-tall stork statues that will be leading visitors to all of the the baby animals that have been born at the zoo recently! Included in admission.

10:00 AM – Nature Playdates at Sunbury Urban Farm – children ages 5-8 can enjoy a nature activity and forest play time. Siblings are welcome. No registration required. $5 suggested donation.

10:00 AM – Outdoor Crafting Fun at Creative Art Bar Hilliard – drop in to do an outdoor-themed craft with projects beginning at $5.

10:30 AM – Saturday Story Time! at Fundamentals Children’s Books, Toys, and Games – this will be a story time for kids celebrating Children’s Book Week.

11:00 AM – Babies On The Farm at Learning Tree Farm – head over to Dayton to see new farm babies and learn about sheep shearing, herding and fiber working! $10/family.

11:00 AM – Big Science Celebration at COSI – this is a free event taking place on the entire Peninsula surrounding COSI! There will be experiments, science demonstrations, hands on activities, food trucks, rocket launches, animal encouragers and a surprise BIG finale at the end!

11:00 AM – Geocaching & Letterboxing at Green Lawn Cemetery – learn about geocaching and letterboxing while taking a trek through the cemetery! This is a family friendly event!

11:30 AM – Nutt and Bolt – Theatre for the Very Young at Columbus Children’s Theatre – this 30 minute play is perfect for kids ages 2-6! Nutt and Bolt are two robots who like to dance, build towers and create new machines together!

12:00 PM – Got Woodpeckers? at Columbus and Franklin County Metro Parks – take an off-trail hike to look for woodpeckers! Ages 6 and up.

1:00 PM – Bison at Battelle Darby Creek Metro Park – take a one mile hike and learn about the bison!

1:00 PM – Nutt and Bolt – Theatre for the Very Young at Columbus Children’s Theatre – this 30 minute play is perfect for kids ages 2-6! Nutt and Bolt are two robots who like to dance, build towers and create new machines together!

1:15 AM – Build an Observation Bird House at Fun Town Play and Learn Café – kids ages 4019 can take part in a woodworking project to learn motor skills, concentration and mathmatical logic! $30/child.

2:30 PM – Haroun and the Sea of Stories at Columbus School for Girls by CATCO for Kids – – this play is the story of Haroun, who sets off on an adventure filled with talking animals and magicians!

5:00 PM – “A Magical Night Out” (Parent’s/Grandparent’s Night Out) at Dublin Toy Emporium – drop the kids off for a magic show, play time, dinner an more! Call to reserve your spot!

6:00 PM – Game Night during Hilltop Art Hop at The Design Refinery – stop in during the Hilltop Art Hop for a family-friendly game night!

7:00 PM – Bradley Theater Presents: The Addams Family at Bradley Theater – watch this original performance featuring The Addams Family! Wednesday brings her “normal” boyfriend home for dinner! Performed by Hilliard Bradly Theater. 

7:00 PM – Disney’s Frozen Junior at Columbus Performing Arts Center – Grandview Carriage Place Players performs Frozen Jr. based on the 2018 Broadway Musical. Tickets are $5 at the door.

SUNDAY

9:00 AM – Powell Street Market in downtown Powell, Ohio- shop over 100 craftsman, artists and vendors plus enjoy food trucks and downtown restaurants!

10:00 AM – Cowvin’s Kiddie Corral and Moovers & Shakers Open Weekends at Young’s Jersey Dairy – the Moovers and Shakers ride is open as well as Cowvin’s Kiddie Corral featuring a corn pit and slide, Tyke’s Tractors, a straw pit and bale climbing and more!

10:00 AM Community Days at Franklin Park Conservatory – on the first Sunday of each month, the Conservatory is free for residents of Franklin County and the City of Columbus (with valid ID) during regular operating hours.

10:00 AM – 5 DE MAYO 2 hour Free play at Fun Town Play and Learn Café – shop an Usborne Book Fair while letting your kids play! Book are $5.99 and under. RSVP online.

10:00 AM – Zoo Babies presented by First Financial Bank at Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden – like baby animals? Take a trip to the Cincinnati Zoo to search out six-foot-tall stork statues that will be leading visitors to all of the the baby animals that have been born at the zoo recently! Included in admission.

1:00 PM – Family (Adult and Child) Cake Decorating at Our CupCakery – decorate a cake with your child age 6 and up. Participants will level, first and decorate a summer-themed cake. Register online.

1:00 PM – Family Fun Day at The Escape Room USA – Columbus – Get $3 Off on Sunday Bookings with a special code – book online!

1:00 PM – Sunday in the Swamp at Blacklick Woods Metro Park – look for slimy creatures in the buttonbush swamp!

1:00 PM – Nutt and Bolt – Theatre for the Very Young at Columbus Children’s Theatre – this 30 minute play is perfect for kids ages 2-6! Nutt and Bolt are two robots who like to dance, build towers and create new machines together!

2:00 PM – Disney’s Frozen Junior at Columbus Performing Arts Center – Grandview Carriage Place Players performs Frozen Jr. based on the 2018 Broadway Musical. Tickets are $5 at the door.

2:00 PM – Bradley Theater Presents: The Addams Family at Bradley Theater – watch this original performance featuring The Addams Family! Wednesday brings her “normal” boyfriend home for dinner! Performed by Hilliard Bradly Theater.

2:30 PM – Haroun and the Sea of Stories at Columbus School for Girls by CATCO for Kids – – this play is the story of Haroun, who sets off on an adventure filled with talking animals and magicians!

2:30 PM – Nutt and Bolt – Theatre for the Very Young at Columbus Children’s Theatre – this 30 minute play is perfect for kids ages 2-6! Nutt and Bolt are two robots who like to dance, build towers and create new machines together!

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What Should We Do This Weekend? Columbus, Ohio, April 26-28, 2019

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Looking for things to do in Columbus, Ohio this weekend? Here are over 45 family-friendly events happening in Columbus, and Central Ohio this weekend!

Family Friendly Events in Columbus, Ohio This Weekend:

FRIDAY

9:30 AM – Toddler Play Time – Art Explorers at Creative Art Bar Hilliard – this craft time includes 2 hours of sensory based activities and art projects! Perfect for toddlers and preschoolers. RSVP required.

9:30 AM – Bring Your Kid to WorkOUT Day  with FIT4MOM Upper Arlington at Thompson Park – bring your family to work out for free then enjoy a playgroup afterwards!

9:30 AM – Bring your kid(s) to Work OUT Day! with FIT4MOM Columbus East – bring your kid to work out at this free class featuring healthy snacks afterward!

10:00 AM – Tots on the Trails at Blacklick Woods Metro Park – this is a toddler friendly, half-mile walk to discover nature!

10:00 AM – Columbus Blooms at Franklin Park Conservatory – The Columbus Blooms exhibit features all of the flowers and blooms of spring – over 125,000 of them – throughout the gardens and the Children’s Garden! This lasts through April 30, 2019.

10:30 AM – Paper Plate Flowers at Avery Park – join FIT4MOM for a spring workout and craft. The craft time takes place after the workout and is free.

12:00 PM – Kids Paint Free Day at Clay Cafe Clintonville – studio fees are waived for kids on Friday between 12:00 PM and 5:00 PM!

12:00 PM – Junior Library Guild Warehouse Sale at Junior Library Guild – hundreds of children’s and young adult books will be for sale for just $5/book. There will be food trucks on site as well!

5:00 PM – Family Friday Night at COSI – COSI stays open late (until 9:00 PM) on the last Friday of the year with reduced admission! 

5:30 PM – Veleros “Día del Niño” – Clippers Hispanic Night at Huntington Park – celebrate Dia del Niño with the Columbus Clippers and the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce! There will be activities for the kids, music, food, dancing and more! Purchase your tickets for the baseball game online.

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SATURDAY

8:00 AM – West Side Park Ribbon Cutting & Arbor Day Celebration in Gahanna – this event includes a ribbon cutting of the new park in Gahanna – including the revealing of its name! There will also be a tree planting event and a light pancake breakfast!

8:30 AM – Easter Adventure Helicopter Egg Drop at The Farm at Walnut Creek – a helicopter will drop hundreds of eggs for an egg hunt for kids up through 11 years old. Exchanged the eggs for prizes! There will be a giant corn box and a scavenger hunt plus rabbits and bunnies! Regular admission applies. There will be several egg drops throughout the day.

9:00 AM – Waffle Bar! at Coffee Connections of Hilliard – this waffle bar includes unlimited toppings, coffee and juice for $5/person.

9:00 AM – Welcome Spring Open House at Hoover Gardens & Gift Center – celebrate Spring with activities for kids, bounce house, food trucks, plus all kinds of gardening and landscaping resources!

9:00 AM – Junior Library Guild Warehouse Sale at Junior Library Guild – hundreds of children’s and young adult books will be for sale for just $5/book. There will be food trucks on site as well!

9:30 AM – Creative Crew Competition at LEGOLAND Discovery Center Columbus – head out to Easton (b to watch the finalists in the 2019 Creative Crew Competition compete in the next stage! Fro 9:30 AM – 2:00 PM, they will be creating masterpieces to win a spot on this year’s Creative Crew!

9:30 AM – Saturday Studio Art: Mixed Media Flowers at Art with Anna – kids ages 4 and up can make a mixed media project with a spring flower theme! $20/artist.

10:00 AM – HOOT 98: Books at Gateway Film Center – this family friendly film series features short films with a ‘book” theme, live music from The Shazzbots and activities in the lobby! Bring a canned good donation to the Open Shelter for free admission.

10:00 AM – Cowvin’s Kiddie Corral and Moovers & Shakers Open Weekends at Young’s Jersey Dairy – the Moovers and Shakers ride is open as well as Cowvin’s Kiddie Corral featuring a corn pit and slide, Tyke’s Tractors, a straw pit and bale climbing and more!

10:00 AM – Llama & Sheep Shearing Day at Stratford Ecological Center – watch sheep and llamas be sheared and learn how wool is produced. There will be hands on projects and an opportunity to explore the farm! Sock Hop Soda Shop will be on site, too! $5/person. Registration not required.

10:00 AM – Columbus Bookshop Crawl – Saturday is National Independent Bookstore Day and you can be entered to win a gift basket if you visit 3 out of 6 of the participating local bookstores this Saturday! There will be special deals at the various locations as well! Click the link to see all locations.

10:00 AM – Columbus Blooms at Franklin Park Conservatory – The Columbus Blooms exhibit features all of the flowers and blooms of spring – over 125,000 of them – throughout the gardens and the Children’s Garden! This lasts through April 30, 2019. Saturday from 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM there will be a cactus and succulent sale!

10:30 AM – 2019 Ohioana Book Festival at Columbus Metropolitan Library – meet with Ohio authors, attend book signings, panel discussions, author talks and more! For kids there will be story times, children’s book authors, crafts, balloon twisting, characters, a LEGO building area and more!

11:00 AM – Turkish Food Festival at Bethel International United Methodist Church – try out Turkish food, enjoy music and traditional dances performed by TASO Youth Club! Tickets available at the event. 

12:00 PM – Planet-Palooza at Blacklick Woods Metro Park – celebrate Earth Day with crafts, live animals, games and other activities! 

1:00 PM – 2019 Geocaching Kickoff at Sharon Woods Metro Park – this geocache hunt includes all 19 Metro Parks! Kick off the season with this event including a special prize for the first 100 teams!

1:15 PM – You & Your Family Matter, A Free Financial Event! at Fun Town Play and Learn Café – this is a free event where you can learn about important financial information for families. There will be pizza and drinks served. 

5:00 PM – Eggciting Parent’s Night Out @ Kreation’s Play Café at Dublin Toy Emporium – register your child for a fun eventing while you get a night out! There will be egg painting, an egg hunt, playtime, dinner and more!

8:00 PM – Off-Trail Froggy Hike at Glacier Ridge Metro Park – take a 1 mile hike to search for frogs and toads! Ages 5 and up.

SUNDAY

10:00 AM – Earth Day at The Crest Gastropub – celebrate Earth Day with a petting zoo, craft stations, face painting, plus activities for the adults like yoga, music, finger foods and more!

10:00 AM – Cowvin’s Kiddie Corral and Moovers & Shakers Open Weekends at Young’s Jersey Dairy – the Moovers and Shakers ride is open as well as Cowvin’s Kiddie Corral featuring a corn pit and slide, Tyke’s Tractors, a straw pit and bale climbing and more!

10:00 AM – Welcome Spring Open House at Hoover Gardens & Gift Center – celebrate Spring with activities for kids, bounce house, food trucks, plus all kinds of gardening and landscaping resources!

10:00 AM – Mother/Daughter Tower Tea Party with Rapunzel! at Our CupCakery – learn to decorate cookies, create a sparkly craft, take part in a Grande Coronation, sing dance and enjoy a story time with Rapunzel! There are two event times on Sunday. Cost is $50/couple, $20 for an additional attendee.

10:00 AM – Columbus Blooms at Franklin Park Conservatory – The Columbus Blooms exhibit features all of the flowers and blooms of spring – over 125,000 of them – throughout the gardens and the Children’s Garden! This lasts through April 30, 2019.

11:00 AM – Sunlight Market in the Gay Street District – the Sunlight Market includes special hours at local businesses, vendors, street musicians and more!

11:00 AM – Fairy Garden Sunday at Creative Art Bar Hilliard – create your own fairy garden at this family friendly event! Register online to receive 10% off!

11:00 AM – German Village Makers Market in German Village – this outdoor artisan market features local artists, designers, growers, food and more!

12:30 PM – Mother/Daughter Tower Tea Party with Rapunzel! at Our CupCakery – learn to decorate cookies, create a sparkly craft, take part in a Grande Coronation, sing dance and enjoy a story time with Rapunzel! There are two event times on Sunday. Cost is $50/couple, $20 for an additional attendee.

1:00 PM – Family Fun Day at The Escape Room USA – Columbus – Get $3 Off on Sunday Bookings with a special code – book online!

2:00 PM – Campfire & S’mores at Homestead Metro Park – make s’mores around the camp fire or bring your own food to cook over the fire!

2:00 PM – Go WILD! Kids Club: Soil Safari at Sharon Woods Metro Park – kids ages 5-12 can get dirty exploring what’s underground! Dress appropriately!

2:00 PM – For Kids: Amphibians Search at Highbanks Metro Park – kids ages 6-12 can search for amphibians along the Olentangy River. Bring your own nets and jars. Dress appropriately!

2:00 PM – Life on the Farm: Spring Opening at the Orange Johnson House – celebrate the Bicentennial of the Orange Johnson House with visits with fear animals, self-paced tours, log house building, hands on activities and birthday cake!

2:00 PM – Children’s Garden Day: Soup Garden at Inniswood Metro Gardens – learn how to grow and make your own vegetable soup. This event also includes crafts and gardening activities for families!

4:00 PM – Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood LIVE: King for a Day! at Palace Theatre – watch Daniel Tiger be King for a Day live on stage!

6:00 PM – LUSH Polaris Presents Mom and Me! at LUSH Cosmetics Polaris Fashion Place – make a handmade bath bomb and Mother’s Day card while enjoying a cup of tea!

 

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What Should We Do This Weekend? Columbus, Ohio, April 19-21, 2019

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Looking for things to do in Columbus, Ohio this weekend? Here are over 60 family-friendly events happening in Columbus, and Central Ohio this weekend including Easter Egg Hunts and other Easter activities!

Family Friendly Events in Columbus, Ohio This Weekend:

FRIDAY

9:00 AM – Eggs, Paws and Claws at Columbus Zoo and Aquarium – this spring-themed event includes photos with the Bunny, character meet and greets, a story time at 11:00 AM and 1:00 PM, an egg hunt for the animals, plus other fun activities and performances!

10:00 AM – Hippity Hoppity Easter Egg Hunt! at Perry Park Playground – hunt for over 1000 eggs and enjoy a visit from the Easter Bunny! There will be games and a free snack!

10:00 AM – For Kids: Go Fly a Kite at Homestead Metro Park – celebrate National Kite Month with Columbus Metro Parks. Fly a kite and make a kite to take home. Ages 15 and under.

10:00 AM – Bunny Photos at Easton Town Center – get your picture with the Easter Bunny – buy a 5X7 for $5 or take your own photo for free. Walk in or reserve your time online. Check the link for break times.

10:00 AM – Columbus Blooms at Franklin Park Conservatory – The Columbus Blooms exhibit features all of the flowers and blooms of spring – over 125,000 of them – throughout the gardens and the Children’s Garden! This lasts through April 30, 2019.

10:15 AM – Our Village: Egg Hunt Play Date at Lazelle Woods Metro Park – join FIT4MOM Columbus North for an egg hunt! This free play date takes place after the workout and you do not need to be a member to participate in the playdate. 

10:30 AM – Easter Sensory Bin + Keepsake Bunny Canvas at Avery Park – join FIT4MOM Dublin for a free playgroup featuring an Easter craft! 

10:30 AM – Our Village: Shaving Cream Marbled Eggs Craft at Thompson Park – Join FIT4MOM Upper Arlington for a free playdate where kids will make shaving cream marbled Easter eggs! This playdate takes place after the workout.

11:00 AM – Pics With The Bunny at Polaris Fashion Place – get your picture taken with the Bunny through April 20th. Photo packages begin at $24.99.

11:00 AM – Brezelfest (Zoar Pretzel Day) at Historic Zoar Village – take a trip to Zoar Village for pretzel making demonstrations, museum tours and and an art exhibit.

12:00 PM – Pre-School Craft Easter Bunny at Prairie Township Community Center – make a sock Easter Bunny with your child. Snacks will be provided! Register online.

12:00 PM – Kids Paint Free Day at Clay Cafe Clintonville – studio fees are waived for kids on Friday between 12:00 PM and 5:00 PM!

1:00 PM – For Kids: Go Fly a Kite at Homestead Metro Park – celebrate National Kite Month with Columbus Metro Parks. Fly a kite and make a kite to take home. Ages 15 and under.

2:00 PM – Free Easter Event at Cabela’s – this event features photos and crafts and has hours throughout the week! Check the link for details on specific times!

3:00 PM – Disney On Ice presents Frozen at The Schottenstein Center – watch Disney’s Frozen portrayed on ice with a salute to Disney characters from every era. There are several performances this weekend!

5:00 PM – Easter Bunny, Pony Rides & Petting Zoo at Horse -N- Round Fun – this event includes the Easter Bunny, pony rides and a free petting zoo. $8/rider for pony rides and meeting the Easter Bunny. Check the link for more details on pricing and a Family Deal.

6:00 PM – GAME NIGHT (tween/teen) @ Kreation’s Play Kafé at Dublin Toy Emporium – this is a game night for tweens and teens and features team games and individual play!

6:30 PM – Good Friday: Columbus International Children’s Choir at Linworth United Methodist Church – this is a free Good Friday concert featuring the Columbus International Children’s Choir.

7:00 PM – Disney On Ice presents Frozen at The Schottenstein Center – watch Disney’s Frozen portrayed on ice with a salute to Disney characters from every era. There are several performances this weekend!

8:00 PM – Howl at the Moon at Highbanks Metro Park – take a 3.5 mile hike with your dog!

SATURDAY

8:00 AM – Annual Bunny Romp at The Hills Market in Worthington – enjoy the pancake breakfast for $5/person from 8:00 AM – 11:30 AM! The Easter Bunny arrives at 11:30 AM and there will be an Egg Hunt at 12:00 PM.

9:00 AM – City of Delaware Easter Egg Hunt & Family Festival! at Delaware Veterans Park – there will be two Egg Hunt times at this event: 9:30 AM and 11:00 AM. (Choose 1) There will be a family festival inside the YMCA with inflatables, photos with the Easter Bunny and other activities!

9:00 AM – Easter Bunny Brunch at The Barn at Blystone Farm – this brunch features an egg hunt, real bunny photos, ponies, face painting and more! There are two seating times (9:00 AM and 12:30 PM). Purchase tickets online.

9:00 AM – Eggs, Paws and Claws at Columbus Zoo and Aquarium – this spring-themed event includes photos with the Bunny, character meet and greets, a story time at 11:00 AM and 1:00 PM, an egg hunt for the animals, plus other fun activities and performances!

9:30 AM – Saturday Studio Art: Earth Day Art at Art with Anna – kids ages 4 and up can paint an Earth Day picture! Drop in for $20/student or purchase a package. Register online.

10:00 AM – Storytime at Grange Insurance Audubon Center – enjoy a nature based story time for preschoolers!

10:00 AM – Earth Day Festival at Battelle Darby Creek Metro Park – celebrate Earth Day with family friendly activities and service opportunities.

10:00 AM – GPS Egg Hunt at Sharon Woods Metro Park – use a GPS unit to look for eggs hidden in the park. There will be prizes for those who find 4 or more eggs. 

10:00 AM – Easter Egg Hunt at The Wagnalls Memorial – this event includes an egg hunt, prizes, crafts, brunch and an interactive story time. The hunt will be for toddlers through 4th graders but all ages can participate in the other activities.

10:00 AM – Cowvin’s Kiddie Corral and Moovers & Shakers Open Weekends at Young’s Jersey Dairy – the Moovers and Shakers ride is open as well as Cowvin’s Kiddie Corral featuring a corn pit and slide, Tyke’s Tractors, a straw pit and bale climbing and more!

10:00 AM – Clintonville’s Easter Egg Hunt at Whetstone Park Of Roses – this is a hunt for kids up through age 10, broken down by age groups. Donuts and hot drinks will be available for purchase.

10:00 AM – Community Easter Egg Hunt at Hanners Park – this free community event features and Egg Hunt with special prizes and will be divided by age.

10:00 AM – Bunny Photos at Easton Town Center – get your picture with the Easter Bunny – buy a 5X7 for $5 or take your own photo for free. Walk in or reserve your time online. Check the link for break times.

10:00 AM – Columbus Blooms at Franklin Park Conservatory – The Columbus Blooms exhibit features all of the flowers and blooms of spring – over 125,000 of them – throughout the gardens and the Children’s Garden! This lasts through April 30, 2019.

10:00 AM – Family Easter Egg Hunt in the Maple Grove Park at Maple Grove UMC- this Egg Hunt is for kids through 3rd grade and begins promptly at 11:00 AM. There will be crafts, games, face painting, tattoos, refreshments and visits with the Easter Bunny.

10:30 AM – The GRAND’s Easter Egg Hunt at THE GRAND of Dublin – this egg hunt will be broken into age groups and also includes a petting zoo, bake sale and pictures with the Easter Bunny, 

10:30 AM – Springfest Egg Hunt in New Albany – this event takes place at the New Albany football stadium and includes a hunt for 60,000 eggs dropped by helicopter, music, face painting, bounce houses, characters, games, prizes, food trucks and more! 

11:00 AM – Disney On Ice presents Frozen at The Schottenstein Center – watch Disney’s Frozen portrayed on ice with a salute to Disney characters from every era. There are several performances this weekend!

11:00 AM – Free Easter Event at Cabela’s – this event features photos and crafts and has hours throughout the week! Check the link for details on specific times!

11:00 AM – Pics With The Bunny at Polaris Fashion Place – get your picture taken with the Bunny through April 20th. Photo packages begin at $24.99.

11:00 AM – Easter Egg Hunt and Splatter Party at Goodale Park – Paint Palette Parties is looking for kids and teens to participate in a paint activity and Easter Egg hunt that are willing to be photographed for promotional material. This is a free vent and snacks will be provided. Registration required.

11:00 AM – Easter Egg Hunt at Heritage Park Groveport Ohio – this family-friendly event includes food, games, giveaways and an egg hunt for kids and teens!

12:00 PM – Easter Celebration at Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden – take a road trip to Cincy to search for golden eggs, treat stations, animal enrichment activities and the Easter Bunny!

12:00 PM – 2019 Earth Day Celebration at Genoa Park – this is a free festival celebrating Earth Day! There will be live music, food trucks, family activities, vendors, arts and crafts and science demos from COSI!

1:00 PM – Easter EGG-splosion at Indian Trail Elementary School – this event includes a giant, explosive easter egg, an egg hunt, prizes and more! Register online for quicker check-in!

1:00 PM – Spring Open Farm at Harrison Farm – visit the farm to meet the new baby goats and lambs! There will be alpaca shearing and a market!

1:00 PM – Free Easter Carnival at CrossLink Community Church – this event features games, crafts, a photo booth, bounce house and free pictures with the Easter Bunny.

1:00 PM – Easter Traditions at Slate Run Metro Park and Living Historical Farm – learn about Easter traditions of the 1880’s including natural egg dyes, card making, egg rolling and more!

1:00 PM – Open Barn Days at Sunrise Sanctuary – visit the animals at Sunrise Sanctuary during this monthly open house. Admission is $10/adult, $5 for kids and children 3 and under are free. Tickets can be purchased in advance.

1:00 PM – Special Needs Easter Egg Hunt at Whetstone Community Center – register by April 18th for this hunt for kids with special needs, ages 6-16. This hunt takes place indoors and no child leaves empty handed! The Easter Bunny will be there as well. Register online or through email. 

3:00 PM – Tinker Lab at Southwest Public Libraries – kids in grades 2-5 can solve problems by using their imagination and thinking outside the box!

3:00 PM – Disney On Ice presents Frozen at The Schottenstein Center – watch Disney’s Frozen portrayed on ice with a salute to Disney characters from every era. There are several performances this weekend!

4:00 PM – Easter Bunny, Pony Rides & Petting Zoo at Horse -N- Round Fun – this event includes the Easter Bunny, pony rides and a free petting zoo. $8/rider for pony rides and meeting the Easter Bunny. Check the link for more details on pricing and a Family Deal.

5:00 PM – The Easter Bunny at Chick-fil-A Sawmill Road – visit with the Easter Bunny at Chick-fil-A on Sawmill between 5:00 and 7:00 PM!

5:00 PM – Easter Celebration-Free Facepainting/Pinta Caritas at Dulce Vida North – celebrate Easter with free face painting by Pretty as a Princess Party! Easter eggs will be given away with purchase!

7:00 – Disney On Ice presents Frozen at The Schottenstein Center – watch Disney’s Frozen portrayed on ice with a salute to Disney characters from every era. There are several performances this weekend!

SUNDAY

10:00 AM – Cowvin’s Kiddie Corral and Moovers & Shakers Open Weekends at Young’s Jersey Dairy – the Moovers and Shakers ride is open as well as Cowvin’s Kiddie Corral featuring a corn pit and slide, Tyke’s Tractors, a straw pit and bale climbing and more!

10:00 AM – Columbus Blooms at Franklin Park Conservatory – The Columbus Blooms exhibit features all of the flowers and blooms of spring – over 125,000 of them – throughout the gardens and the Children’s Garden! This lasts through April 30, 2019.

11:00 AM – The Great Hunt: Kids and Adult Easter Hunt at BrewDog DogTap – get your tickets for a Easter Egg Hunt for everyone in the family! There will be an Egg hunt for the kids and a beer hunt for the adults. There will also be a bounce house, live music, cotton candy and more! Purchase tickets in advance!

12:00 PM – Free Easter Event at Cabela’s – this event features photos and crafts and has hours throughout the week! Check the link for details on specific times!

12:00 PM – Easter Egg Hunt at Church in the Wild – this event features a hunt for 25,000 Easter Eggs, Disney princesses, superheroes, obstacles courses and more!

2:00 PM – 37th Annual Easter Egg Hunt at Young’s Jersey Dairy – this is a free event for kids up through age 10! Check the link for hunt times divided by age.

3:00 PM – Disney On Ice presents Frozen at The Schottenstein Center – watch Disney’s Frozen portrayed on ice with a salute to Disney characters from every era. There are several performances this weekend!

5:00 PM – Easter Celebration-Free Facepainting/Pinta Caritas at Dulce Vida West – celebrate Easter with free face painting by Pretty as a Princess Party! Easter eggs will be given away with purchase!

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