What Should We Do This Weekend? Columbus, Ohio, March 1-3, 2018

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Looking for things to do in Columbus, Ohio this weekend? Here are over 35 family-friendly events happening in Columbus, and Central Ohio this weekend!

Family Friendly Events in Columbus, Ohio This Weekend:

FRIDAY

10:00 AM – Pickerington Area Kids Clothing & Toy Pop Up Shop – shop a huge kids consignment sale featuring baby gear, clothes, maternity wear, toys, bikes and more! Free admission! Check the link for opportunities to shop early and the 50% off sale.

10:00 AM – Forest Fridays at Sunbury Urban Farm – Forest Fridays include a 30 minute nature activity and free play time in the woods. Geared towards ages 2-5 with parent supervision. $5 suggested donation.

10:00 AM – The LEGO® Movie™ DAYS at Legoland Discovery Center (Columbus) – LEGOLAND Columbus is celebrating The LEGO Movie 2 with special building activities, character appearances, photo opps and more!

12:00 PM – The Rooms at Easton, presented by COSI at Easton Town Center – explore 5 rooms of fun featuring optical illusions and audience participation. This is a free exhibit that will be in the Station Building at Easton until May 19, 2019.

5:00 PM – First Friday in Delaware – This month’s theme is March for Art and includes art on display by students of Delaware City Schools. Participating downtown locations offer live music, artist demonstrations and more!

7:00 PM – Babe, The Sheep Pig at Columbus Performing Arts Center – CATCO for Kids presents Babe, The Sheep Pig, based on the movie Babe. Adult tickets are $15 and kids are $10.

7:00 PM – Pickerington Area Kids Clothing & Toy Pop Up Shop – shop a huge kids consignment sale featuring baby gear, clothes, maternity wear, toys, bikes and more! Free admission! Check the link for opportunities to shop early and the 50% off sale.

7:00 PM – Seussical the Musical at Olentangy Berlin High School Theatre – watch the OBHS Performing Arts Department in it’s first musical! Tickets are $15 for adults and $5 for children. Three performance times available this weekend!

SATURDAY

7:30 AM – Westerville Lions Club Pancake Breakfast! at American Legion Auxiliary Unit #171 – this all you can eat pancake breakfast supports people with visual impairments.

8:00 AM – Maple Sugar Pancake Breakfast at Stratford Ecological Center – celebrate Maple Syrup season with a breakfast of pancakes, sausage and local maple syrup and a hike to the sugar shack to learn about the sugaring process and visit the farm animals. Registration required.

9:00 AM – Arnold SportsWorld Kid & Teens EXPO at Ohio Expo Center & State Fair – this event featuring sporting events, activities and competitions for kids and teens! Lots of hands on activities for kids.

9:00 AM – 2019 Central Ohio STEM Expo at Whitehall – Yearling High School- this is a free event for kids Kindergarten through 8th grade to explore STEM activities!

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

10:00 AM – Avant Garde Art and Craft Show – this annual event features artist and vendors with handmade items. Kids 12 and under are free.

10:00 AM – Pickerington Area Kids Clothing & Toy Pop Up Shop – shop a huge kids consignment sale featuring baby gear, clothes, maternity wear, toys, bikes and more! Free admission! Check the link for opportunities to shop early and the 50% off sale.

10:00 AM – The LEGO® Movie™ DAYS at Legoland Discovery Center (Columbus) – LEGOLAND Columbus is celebrating The LEGO Movie 2 with special building activities, character appearances, photo opps and more!

10:00 AM – Nature Playdates at Sunbury Urban Farm – Nature Playdates include a 30 minute nature activity and free play time in the woods. Geared towards ages 5-8 with parent supervision. $5 suggested donation.

10:45 AM – CCS K-12 Summer Opportunities & Engagement Fair at Columbus Metropolitan Library – Columbus City Schools families are invited to learn about summer opportunities including camp information, enrichment opportunities, internships and more. There will be hands on demonstrations, giveaways, community resources and supervised activities for students in grades K-3.

11:00 AM – Millennium Academy of Irish Dance at Franklin Park Conservatory – youth dancers will perform Irish Step Dancing arrangements! There is a performance at 11:00 AM and 2:00 PM.

11:00 AM – Sensory Storytime at Pickerington Public Library – register in advance for the story time specifically for children with special needs focused on sensory activities in a sensory friendly environment.

12:00 PM – The Rooms at Easton, presented by COSI at Easton Town Center – explore 5 rooms of fun featuring optical illusions and audience participation. This is a free exhibit that will be in the Station Building at Easton until May 19, 2019.

1:00 PM – Family Fun Day at Eleven29 Events – parents can shop local vendors while kids participate in games, face painting, music and more! $5/child and adults are free.

1:00 PM – Babe, The Sheep Pig at Columbus Performing Arts Center – CATCO for Kids presents Babe, The Sheep Pig, based on the movie Babe. Adult tickets are $15 and kids are $10.

1:00 PM – Maple Time at Slate Run Metro Park and Living Historical Farm – sample maple syrup and learn about making maple syrup like they did in the 1880’s. There will be a hike to the sugar bush at 1:00 PM and 2:00 PM. 

2:00 PM – Millennium Academy of Irish Dance at Franklin Park Conservatory – youth dancers will perform Irish Step Dancing arrangements! There is a performance at 11:00 AM and 2:00 PM.

2:30 PM – Babe, The Sheep Pig at Columbus Performing Arts Center – CATCO for Kids presents Babe, The Sheep Pig, based on the movie Babe. Adult tickets are $15 and kids are $10.

5:00 PM – CMA Comes Alive at Columbus Museum of Art – this event features activities for families to do together including a LEGO build, Transit Arts Dance Party, and a dinner buffet. Funds raised support free Sundays at CMA!

7:00 PM – Seussical the Musical at Olentangy Berlin High School Theatre – watch the OBHS Performing Arts Department in it’s first musical! Tickets are $15 for adults and $5 for children. Three performance times available this weekend!

SUNDAY

9:00 AM – Arnold SportsWorld Kid & Teens EXPO at Ohio Expo Center & State Fair – this event featuring sporting events, activities and competitions for kids and teens! Lots of hands on activities for kids.

10:00 AM – The LEGO® Movie™ DAYS at Legoland Discovery Center (Columbus) – LEGOLAND Columbus is celebrating The LEGO Movie 2 with special building activities, character appearances, photo opps and more!

10:00 AM – Community Day at Franklin Park Conservatory – Franklin County and the City of Columbus residents can get in free to the Conservatory with a valid ID on the first Sunday of each month!

12:00 PM – The Rooms at Easton, presented by COSI at Easton Town Center – explore 5 rooms of fun featuring optical illusions and audience participation. This is a free exhibit that will be in the Station Building at Easton until May 19, 2019.

1:00 PM – Babe, The Sheep Pig at Columbus Performing Arts Center – CATCO for Kids presents Babe, The Sheep Pig, based on the movie Babe. Adult tickets are $15 and kids are $10.

1:00 PM – Maple Time at Slate Run Metro Park and Living Historical Farm – sample maple syrup and learn about making maple syrup like they did in the 1880’s. There will be a hike to the sugar bush at 1:00 PM and 2:00 PM. 

2:00 PM – Seussical the Musical at Olentangy Berlin High School Theatre – watch the OBHS Performing Arts Department in it’s first musical! Tickets are $15 for adults and $5 for children. Three performance times available this weekend!

2:30 PM – Babe, The Sheep Pig at Columbus Performing Arts Center – CATCO for Kids presents Babe, The Sheep Pig, based on the movie Babe. Adult tickets are $15 and kids are $10.

3:00 PM – Kindness Rocks at Blacklick Woods Metro Park – decorate rocks and hide them throughout the park for others to find and enjoy!

3:00 PM – Walk & Woof at Glacier Ridge Metro Park – take your dog on a 2.5 mile hike through the park!

4:30 PM – Families in the Kitchen at Young Chefs Academy of Gahanna – this is a family cooking class for all ages! $25/person.

ICYMI: 6 Best Outings to Keep Toddlers Busy in Columbus, Ohio

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What Should We Do This Weekend? Columbus, Ohio, February 22-24, 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

7:00 AM – Hot Fudge Sundae Sale Weekend at Young’s Jersey Dairy – head to Young’s Jersey dairy to celebrate spring with $2.99 one dip Hot Fudge Sundaes and $3.99 two dip Hot Fudge Sundaes! This deal is only good Friday through Sunday! 

9:00 AM – Walking the Dog Day at Blacklick Woods Metro Park – take a 2 mile walk with your dog! There will be treats for dogs and people!

9:30 AM – Toddler Play Time – Art Explorers at Creative Art Bar Hilliard – this event includes 2 hours of sensory based play plus crafting and art tables. Free coffee for the adults! Recommended for walkers through age 5.

9:45 AM – Drop In Music Class at Coffee Connections of Hilliard – WeJoySing will be hosting a drop in music class featuring music based learning! There are two class options 9:45 AM – 10:15 AM for 1-23 months or 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM for 2-4 years. $5/child $3/sibling.

10:00 AM – The LEGO® Movie™ DAYS at Legoland Discovery Center (Columbus) – LEGOLAND Columbus is celebrating The LEGO Movie 2 with special building activities, character appearances, photo opps and more!

10:30 AM – Drop In Music Class at Coffee Connections of Hilliard – WeJoySing will be hosting a drop in music class featuring music based learning! There are two class options 9:45 AM – 10:15 AM for 1-23 months or 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM for 2-4 years. $5/child $3/sibling.

11:00 AM – 2019 Dispatch Home & Garden Show at Ohio Expo Center – Bricker & Celeste Buildings — the Dispatch Spring Home and Garden Show takes place February 16-24th and has special programming for families on February 23rd. Saturday February 23rd is Family Day and features animals from the Columbus Zoo and more!

11:24 AM – Imagination Station at Bexley Public Library – kids can use their imagination at LEGO and art supply stations at the library!

12:00 PM – The Rooms at Easton, presented by COSI at Easton Town Center – explore 5 rooms of fun featuring optical illusions and audience participation. This is a free exhibit that will be in the Station Building at Easton until May 19, 2019. 

5:00 PM – $5 Friday Pony Rides with Cookie & Sugarcoat at Horse -N- Round Fun – ride mini horses for $5/person. There will also be a free petting zoo!

5:00 PM – Family Friday Night at COSI – COSI stays open late the last Friday of each month with reduced admission!

6:00 PM – Wildlife Observation Night at Blacklick Woods Metro Park – observe wildlife at night through the viewing window.

6:00 PM – Friday Family Fun Night at We Rock the Spectrum – Columbus – We Rock the Spectrum will stay open until 8:00 PM for kids to play, create crafts and burn off energy!

6:00 PM – Owl Hike at Glacier Ridge Metro Park – go on a one mile hike to look for owls. Ages 6 and up.

6:30 PM – Kids Night Out! at Young Chefs Academy of Gahanna – drop the kids off for a cooking class with hands on instruction! This week’s theme will be Candy Chemistry. Ages 8 and up. $35.

6:30 PM – Daddy Daughter Ball at piccadilly – this event includes dancing, time in the playspace, art projects, hors d’oeuvres and more! Register in advance.

7:00 PM – Disney’s The Little Mermaid for Nationwide Children’s Hospital at Palace Theatre – the Pleasure Guild of Nationwide Children’s Hospital presents Disney’s The Little Mermaide in a broadway-style production. All of the proceeds benefit Nationwide Children’s Hospital Hospice and Palliative Care Program.

SATURDAY

7:00 AM – Hot Fudge Sundae Sale Weekend at Young’s Jersey Dairy – head to Young’s Jersey dairy to celebrate spring with $2.99 one dip Hot Fudge Sundaes and $3.99 two dip Hot Fudge Sundaes! This deal is only good Friday through Sunday! 

9:00 AM – Waffle Bar! at Coffee Connections of Hilliard – enjoy a waffle bar with unlimited toppings plus juice and coffee for $5/person.

10:00 AM – 2019 Dispatch Home & Garden Show at Ohio Expo Center – Bricker & Celeste Buildings — the Dispatch Spring Home and Garden Show takes place February 16-24th and has special programming for families on February 23rd. Saturday February 23rd is Family Day and features animals from the Columbus Zoo and more!

10:00 AM – Memories and Masterpieces Day at Clay Street Ceramics – paint your own pottery with lots of kid-friendly options! Everyone who comes will receive a free box of M&M’s!

10:00 AM – Battelle Darby Creek: Winter Hike at Battelle Darby Creek Metro Park – take a 2, 4 or 6 mile hike along Big Darby Creek. Bring four non-perishable food items or make a $5 donation to Mid-Ohio Foodbank to receive a Metro Parks mug!

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

10:00 AM – PBJ & Jazz with Maggie Green Quintet at Lincoln Theatre – this event includes a family-friendly jazz performance plus lunch for the kids. Kid receive a PB&J sandwich, juice and a cookie. $5/person. There is a second performance at 11:30 AM.

10:00 AM – The LEGO® Movie™ DAYS at Legoland Discovery Center (Columbus) – LEGOLAND Columbus is celebrating The LEGO Movie 2 with special building activities, character appearances, photo opps and more!

10:00 AM – Our Village: We Rock the Spectrum Play Date at We Rock the Spectrum – Columbus – join FIT4MOM Columbus North for a playdate at We Rock The Spectrum! $8 for children 12 months and older. You do not need to be a member of FIT4MOM to join in the fun!

10:00 AM – STEM Adventures at Kiddie Academy of Hilliard – this is a free community event where kids can explore STEM activities!

11:00 AM – Michael Roy’s Cirque du Papier at Franklin Park Conservatory – origami artist Michael Roy Baldridge will present folded paper creations! There is a second performance at 2:00 PM.

11:00 AM – Eagle Watch at Highbanks Metro Park – take a 3 mile hike to look for bald eagles! Ages 8 and up.

11:30 AM – PBJ & Jazz with Maggie Green Quintet at Lincoln Theatre – this event includes a family-friendly jazz performance plus lunch for the kids. Kid receive a PB&J sandwich, juice and a cookie. $5/person.

12:00 PM – The Rooms at Easton, presented by COSI at Easton Town Center – explore 5 rooms of fun featuring optical illusions and audience participation. This is a free exhibit that will be in the Station Building at Easton until May 19, 2019. 

12:00 PM – Story Time with Cinderella! at Barnes & Noble Polaris – this is a free story time with Cinderella at Barnes & Noble Polaris!

2:00 PM – Disney’s The Little Mermaid for Nationwide Children’s Hospital at Palace Theatre – the Pleasure Guild of Nationwide Children’s Hospital presents Disney’s The Little Mermaide in a broadway-style production. All of the proceeds benefit Nationwide Children’s Hospital Hospice and Palliative Care Program.

2:00 PM – Michael Roy’s Cirque du Papier at Franklin Park Conservatory – origami artist Michael Roy Baldridge will present folded paper creations!

2:00 PM – STEM Adventures at Kiddie Academy of Reynoldsburg, OH – this is a free community event where kids can explore STEM activities!

3:00 PM – LEGO Club at Grove City Library – drop in to create a LEGO build following the theme that will be revealed at the program!

3:00 PM – Disney Movie Saturday at Westland Area Library – watch a Disney movie and have popcorn! Ages 10 and up.

7:00 PM – Disney’s The Little Mermaid for Nationwide Children’s Hospital at Palace Theatre – the Pleasure Guild of Nationwide Children’s Hospital presents Disney’s The Little Mermaide in a broadway-style production. All of the proceeds benefit Nationwide Children’s Hospital Hospice and Palliative Care Program.

SUNDAY

7:00 AM – Hot Fudge Sundae Sale Weekend at Young’s Jersey Dairy – head to Young’s Jersey dairy to celebrate spring with $2.99 one dip Hot Fudge Sundaes and $3.99 two dip Hot Fudge Sundaes! This deal is only good Friday through Sunday! 

10:00 AM – The LEGO® Movie™ DAYS at Legoland Discovery Center (Columbus) – LEGOLAND Columbus is celebrating The LEGO Movie 2 with special building activities, character appearances, photo opps and more!

11:00 AM – 2019 Dispatch Home & Garden Show at Ohio Expo Center – Bricker & Celeste Buildings — the Dispatch Spring Home and Garden Show takes place February 16-24th and has special programming for families on February 23rd. Saturday February 23rd is Family Day and features animals from the Columbus Zoo and more!

11:00 AM – Kids Eat Free at City BBQ – kids eat free with and adult meal purchase for “Family Time” on Sunday all day long!  If you buy a slice of Triple Chocolate Cake, City Barbeque will donate $1 to Nationwide Children’s Hospital.

11:00 AM – Sunday Family Funday at The Draft Room – this event includes free crafts for the kids and beer specials for the adults! Broke Johnny Food Truck will be on site with waffles!

12:00 PM – Pay what you WANT! at Canvas Creations For You – Canvas Creations was recently affected by a flood that destroyed all of her inventory! At this event you can “pay what you want” to help replenish her inventory! You must register in advance for your seat! Kids ages 5 and up are welcome!

12:00 PM – The Rooms at Easton, presented by COSI at Easton Town Center – explore 5 rooms of fun featuring optical illusions and audience participation. This is a free exhibit that will be in the Station Building at Easton until May 19, 2019. 

1:00 PM – Search for skunk cabbage at Blendon Woods Metropolitan Park – skunk cabbage is the first flower of the year and you can look for it in the park and learn about it’s medicinal uses.

2:00 PM – Disney’s The Little Mermaid for Nationwide Children’s Hospital at Palace Theatre – the Pleasure Guild of Nationwide Children’s Hospital presents Disney’s The Little Mermaide in a broadway-style production. All of the proceeds benefit Nationwide Children’s Hospital Hospice and Palliative Care Program.

2:00 PM – GPS Treasure Hunt at Sharon Woods Metro Park – use a GPS to search for hidden items off trail! Meet at the Natural Play Area!

3:00 PM – Concert for Kids: Fairy Tales and Dragons at Columbus Symphony – dress as your favorite character to hear music from Beauty and the Beast, Cinderella, How to Train Your Dragon and Frozen! There will be pre-concert activities beginning at 2:00 PM including a craft, instruments, conducting lessons, musical tattoos and more! Tickets available online.


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What Should We Do This Weekend? Columbus, Ohio, February 15-18, 2019, President’s Day Weekend

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Looking for things to do in Columbus, Ohio this weekend? Here are over 55 family-friendly events happening in Columbus, and Central Ohio this weekend including President’s Day!

Family Friendly Events in Columbus Ohio This Weekend and President’s Day:

FRIDAY

10:00 AM – Disney’s Enchanted Tales Series at Marcus Crosswords Cinema – Marcus Theatres is showing Beauty and the Beast this weekend on the big screen and tickets are just $5 each!

10:00 AM – The LEGO® Movie™ DAYS at Legoland Discovery Center (Columbus) – LEGOLAND Columbus is celebrating The LEGO Movie 2 with special building activities, character appearances, photo opps and more!

10:00 AM – Kids “Drop-Off” at Fun Town Play and Learn Café – kids ages 15 mo to 5 years can be drop off for 3 hours of fun! Limited spaces available. $22/kid $10 for siblings.

10:30 AM – Mega Blok Pom Pom Sorting at Foundations Learning Academy (Dublin) – join FIT4MOM Dublin for a free playdate following the Stroller Strides workout!

11:24 AM – Imagination Station at Bexley Public Library – kids can use their imagination at LEGO and art supply stations at the library!

12:15 PM – Disney’s Enchanted Tales Series at Marcus Crosswords Cinema – Marcus Theatres is showing Beauty and the Beast this weekend on the big screen and tickets are just $5 each!

2:30 PM – Disney’s Enchanted Tales Series at Marcus Crosswords Cinema – Marcus Theatres is showing Beauty and the Beast this weekend on the big screen and tickets are just $5 each!

4:45 PM – Disney’s Enchanted Tales Series at Marcus Crosswords Cinema – Marcus Theatres is showing Beauty and the Beast this weekend on the big screen and tickets are just $5 each!

5:00 PM – Worthington KidsFest & Summer Camp Expo at Worthington Community Center – learn all about your summer options at this event that includes bounce houses, inflatables, activities, crafts and prizes!

6:00 PM – Owl Hike at Glacier Ridge Metro Park – search for owls on a 1 mile hike. Appropriate for ages 6 and up.

6:00 PM – Kids Night Out at Creative Art Bar Hilliard – drop the kids off for a 3 hour session of crafting, board games and pizza!

SATURDAY

8:00 AM – Cheryl’s 2019 Bake Sale! at Ohio Expo Center-Lausche Building – this sale is one day only and offers up to 75% off the retail price of Cheryl’s Cookies!

9:30 AM – Project SKD Everyone Deserves Peace of Mind – this is a free event where families can learn about mental wellness through hands on activities and putting together a mental wellness kit to be donated to other kids and individuals struggling with mental health.

10:00 AM – Disney’s Enchanted Tales Series at Marcus Crosswords Cinema – Marcus Theatres is showing Beauty and the Beast this weekend on the big screen and tickets are just $5 each!

10:00 AM – 2019 Dispatch Home & Garden Show at Ohio Expo Center – Bricker & Celeste Buildings — the Dispatch Spring Home and Garden Show takes place February 16-24th and has special programming for families on February 18th and February 23rd. This Monday February 18th features Pete the Cat author Eric Litwin and The Shazzbots plus other kids activities. Saturday February 23rd is Family Day and features animals from the Columbus Zoo and more!

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

10:00 AM – Maple Sugar Tours at Stratford Ecological Center – join experienced Sugar Cookers as they teach participants how to tap a maple tree, collect sap and explain how the process works. $4/person. Registration required.

10:00 AM – The LEGO® Movie™ DAYS at Legoland Discovery Center (Columbus) – LEGOLAND Columbus is celebrating The LEGO Movie 2 with special building activities, character appearances, photo opps and more!

10:00 AM – Feb Sketchbook Saturday: Hand Hearts at Art with Anna – kids ages 8 and up can learn a new drawing technique. $15/artist.

10:00 AM – Three Creeks: Winter Hike at Three Creeks Metro Park – Take a 1, 3 or 5.6 mile hike in the park. Refreshments will be served afterwards. Bring four non-perishable food items or make a $5 donation to Mid-Ohio Foodbank to receive a Metro Parks mug!

11:00 AM – The Bubble Lady at Franklin Park Conservatory – Sue, The Bubble Lady will create amazing bubble creations! Included in admission or membership.

12:00 PM – STEMfest! at The Works: Ohio Center for History, Art & Technology – The Works is hosting STEMfest, a free event focused on hands on exploration of career and education opportunities in the STEM field! 

12:00 PM – Saturday Morning Storytime at Never Grow Up Boutique – this story time includes a fun craft and coffee for the parents! Space is limited.

12:15 PM – Disney’s Enchanted Tales Series at Marcus Crosswords Cinema – Marcus Theatres is showing Beauty and the Beast this weekend on the big screen and tickets are just $5 each!

2:00 PM – Maple Sugaring at Homestead Metro Park – learn how maple trees produce syrup and how sap is collected and made into syrup. Ages 5 and up.

2:30 PM – Disney’s Enchanted Tales Series at Marcus Crosswords Cinema – Marcus Theatres is showing Beauty and the Beast this weekend on the big screen and tickets are just $5 each!

3:00 PM – LEGO Club at Westland Area Library – drop in to make a LEGO creation! 

3:00 PM – Tinker Lab at Grove City Library – kids in grades 2-5 can learn about hologram projectors through a hands on, creative project.

4:00 PM – Ohio State Buckeyes Women’s Gymnastics vs. Nebraska Cornhuskers Gymnastics at St. John Arena – OSU and Nebraska compete in this women’s gymnastics competition. Kids under 6 are free. Tickets are available online.

4:00 PM – $6 Saturday Pony Rides & Petting Zoo at Horse -N- Round Fun – this event features $6 pony rides and a free petting zoo!

4:45 PM – Disney’s Enchanted Tales Series at Marcus Crosswords Cinema – Marcus Theatres is showing Beauty and the Beast this weekend on the big screen and tickets are just $5 each!

6:30 PM – Game Night with The Heart of the City Foundation at Broad Street United Methodist Church Columbus OH – this event features a family friendly game night in pot luck style!

7:30 PM – Cinch World’s Toughest Rodeo – Let’s Rodeo Columbus! at Nationwide Arena – this rodeo event includes bareback riding, saddle bronc riding and bull riding! During the pre-show from 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM fans can meet and greet cowboys and cowgirls and get autographs and take pictures! There is also a post-rodeo cancer by Chris Lane.

SUNDAY

10:00 AM – Disney’s Enchanted Tales Series at Marcus Crosswords Cinema – Marcus Theatres is showing Beauty and the Beast this weekend on the big screen and tickets are just $5 each!

10:00 AM – The LEGO® Movie™ DAYS at Legoland Discovery Center (Columbus) – LEGOLAND Columbus is celebrating The LEGO Movie 2 with special building activities, character appearances, photo opps and more!

11:00 AM — 2019 Dispatch Home & Garden Show at Ohio Expo Center – Bricker & Celeste Buildings — the Dispatch Spring Home and Garden Show takes place February 16-24th and has special programming for families on February 18th and February 23rd. This Monday February 18th features Pete the Cat author Eric Litwin and The Shazzbots plus other kids activities. Saturday February 23rd is Family Day and features animals from the Columbus Zoo and more!

11:00 AM – Princess Poppy & Princess’ Brunch at Skate Zone 71 – meet Princess Poppy and other characters at a breakfast brunch. There will be prizes for costumes, sing a longs and more. Skate for free afterwards. Tickets can be purchased online.

12:00 PM – STEMfest! at The Works: Ohio Center for History, Art & Technology – The Works is hosting STEMfest, a free event focused on hands on exploration of career and education opportunities in the STEM field!

12:15 PM – Disney’s Enchanted Tales Series at Marcus Crosswords Cinema – Marcus Theatres is showing Beauty and the Beast this weekend on the big screen and tickets are just $5 each!

2:00 PM – Slate Run: Winter Hike at Slate Run Metro Park and Living Historical Farm – take a 2 or 5 mile hike through the park. Refreshments will be served afterwards. Bring four non-perishable food items or make a $5 donation to Mid-Ohio Foodbank to receive a Metro Parks mug!

2:30 PM – Disney’s Enchanted Tales Series at Marcus Crosswords Cinema – Marcus Theatres is showing Beauty and the Beast this weekend on the big screen and tickets are just $5 each!

4:45 PM – Disney’s Enchanted Tales Series at Marcus Crosswords Cinema – Marcus Theatres is showing Beauty and the Beast this weekend on the big screen and tickets are just $5 each!

MONDAY, President’s Day

8:00 AM – Mommy & Me – Valentine’s Hearts & Owls at Sunny Street Café (Sawmill) – bring your kids for breakfast featuring $1 dino pancakes and toppings plus Valentine’s themed crafts and candy! 

9:00 AM – School’s Out Program – Frosty Fun at Sunbury Urban Farm – kids can go on a winter scavenger hunt, make a take home project and bake homemade pretzels! This program runs from 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM with aftercare available. $40/child, ages 5-12.

10:00 AM – Dollhouse Camp at Picassos – this drop off program includes painting and designing your own dollhouse, furniture and accessories. All supplies are included in the cost. Register online.

10:00 AM – Geocaching Hide & Seek at Sharon Woods Metro Park – search for items in the park using a GPS unit!

10:00 AM – SuperGames Holiday Open Play at SuperGames – kids can play at SuperGames for $10/child. 

10:00 AM – The LEGO® Movie™ DAYS at Legoland Discovery Center (Columbus) – LEGOLAND Columbus is celebrating The LEGO Movie 2 with special building activities, character appearances, photo opps and more!

10:00 AM – Disney’s Enchanted Tales Series at Marcus Crosswords Cinema – Marcus Theatres is showing Beauty and the Beast this weekend on the big screen and tickets are just $5 each!

10:00 AM – President’s Day at Ohio History Center – Ohio History Center will have special hours on Presidents Day (10:00 AM – 5:00 PM) and during the day there will be special programming including a story time, a visit from the author of Young Lincoln and more!

10:15 AM – Parachute Play! at The Sanctuary – join FIT4MOM East for a free playgroup after Stroller Strides. The theme of the playgroup is Parachute Play!

11:00 AM – – Schools Out! Columbus Children’s Theatre presents Balloonacy at Franklin Park Conservatory – Columbus Children’s Theatre will perform Balloonacy, a story about The Old Man who prepares to celebrate his birthday alone! There will be puppets and interaction from the audience! Included with admission or membership.

11:00 AM – Library Day at the 2019 Dispatch Home & Garden Show at Ohio Expo Center – Bricker & Celeste Buildings — the Dispatch Spring Home and Garden Show takes place February 16-24th and has special programming for families on February 18th and February 23rd. This Monday February 18th features Pete the Cat author Eric Litwin and The Shazzbots plus other kids activities. Saturday February 23rd is Family Day and features animals from the Columbus Zoo and more!

11:00 AM – School’s Out Skate on Presidents Day at Worthington Community Center – try out “ice-less ice skating” for free at the Worthington Community Center from 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM.

12:15 PM – Disney’s Enchanted Tales Series at Marcus Crosswords Cinema – Marcus Theatres is showing Beauty and the Beast this weekend on the big screen and tickets are just $5 each!

2:00 PM – February Fun Day at Homestead Metro Park – this event includes hot chocolate making, snow experiments and an outdoor scavenger hunt. Ages 3-13.

2:00 PM – Schools Out! Columbus Children’s Theatre presents Balloonacy at Franklin Park Conservatory – Columbus Children’s Theatre will perform Balloonacy, a story about The Old Man who prepares to celebrate his birthday alone! There will be puppets and interaction from the audience! Included with admission or membership.

2:30 PM – Disney’s Enchanted Tales Series at Marcus Crosswords Cinema – Marcus Theatres is showing Beauty and the Beast this weekend on the big screen and tickets are just $5 each!

4:45 PM – Disney’s Enchanted Tales Series at Marcus Crosswords Cinema – Marcus Theatres is showing Beauty and the Beast this weekend on the big screen and tickets are just $5 each!


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*Please be aware,  information is gathered from multiple community sources.  Times, dates and locations are subject to change. There may be a fee to participate in a featured activity.  Please call ahead or check links to confirm activities.  Enjoy what you do today!*

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