What Should We Do This Weekend? February 5-7, 2016

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Here are five things you can do with your kids this weekend!

1.  Make a Valentine’s Mailbox at Home Depot

Date: Saturday, February 6, 2016
Location: Home Depot locations nationwide
Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Age range: 5-12
Address: your local Home Depot
Register online using the link in the title.
Cost: Free

Build a wooden Valentines mailbox to hold all your child’s valentine cards from their favorite friends. After the mailbox is built, your child can personalize their project with paint. Children must be present at the store to participate in the workshop and receive the kit, apron and pin.  Kids Workshop activities are scheduled on a first come/first served basis. Please do not arrive before 9:00 a.m.

2.  Disney on Ice – Let’s Celebrate!

Date: Wednesday through Sunday, February 3-7, 2016
Time: multiple showtimes throughout the weekend
Cost: Tickets start at $20 plus applicable service fees
Address: Nationwide Arena

It’s one colossal party on ice, with all your favorite Disney friends at Disney On Ice presents Let’s Celebrate! Presented by YoKids Organic Yogurt. Join Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse as they celebrate a Very Merry Unbirthday Party with Alice and the Mad Hatter; a Royal Valentine’s Day Ball with the Disney Princesses, including Cinderella, Ariel and Tiana; a Hawaiian luau with Lilo & Stitch; a winter wonderland with Woody, Jessie and Buzz Lightyear; a Halloween haunt with the Disney villains and more in a magical medley of holidays, celebrations and festivities from around the globe. Come join the party when Disney On Ice skates into your hometown!

3.  The Magic Nate Show

Date: Saturday, February 6, 2016
Time: 10:30-11:10 AM
Location: Upper Arlington Public Library – Main Library, Atrium
2800 Tremont Rd
Upper Arlington , OH 43221
Phone: (614) 486-9621

Central Ohio’s own Magic Nate will bring his marvlous mix of classic and modern magic tricks to the atrium this morning. Be prepared to be amazed! Recommended for ages 4-100!

4.  Snow Day! 

Date: Saturday, February 6, 2016
Location: Northwest Library
2280 Hard Rd, Columbus, 43235
Time: 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Age Range: ages 2-5
Phone: (614) 807-2626
Cost: FREE

Drop in for winter-themed crafts, activities and messy fun!

5.  Sanity Saver!

Date: Saturday, February 6 and Sunday, February 7, 2016 (event happens both days)
Location: Highbanks Metro Park, Nature Center
9466 Columbus Pike
Lewis Center, OH 43035
Time: 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Cost: Free
Age Range: All Ages
Phone: (614) 508-8111

Get the kids out of the house and into the Nature Center to enjoy a scavenger hunt, crafts, activities and watch a few Wild Kratt adventures.

 

*Please be aware,  information is gathered from multiple community sources.  Times, dates and locations are subject to change. Please call ahead to confirm activities.  Enjoy what you do today!*


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What Should We Do This Weekend? Jan 29-31, 2016

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Here are five things you can do with your kids this weekend!

1.  Carpe Diem’s Free Family Concerts

Date: Sunday, January 31, 2016
Location: McConnell Arts Center
Hours: Sunday 1-1:45 p.m.
Address: 777 Evening Street, Worthington, 43085
Phone: 614-431-0329, 614-205-8160

Carpe Diem String Quartet’s free Sunday concerts for families are fun, hands on, and entertaining! All ages are welcome!

2.  Family Fun at Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens: Songbirds

Date: Saturday, January 30, 2016
Hours: 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Admission: $13 (free for members)
Address: 1777 East Broad Street, Columbus, 43203
Phone: 614-715-8000

Make a colorful paper songbird to brighten up your winter day. Free with admission.

3.  Family Friday Night at COSI

COSI offers extended hours (open until 9PM!) and price reduced admission to families so you can visit, learn, and play late! General admission is only $11 after 5pm and includes all of COSI’s permanent exhibitions. (Free for members.)

4.  Pre-K Storytime at the Scioto Audubon Metro Park

Join one of our dynamic volunteers for Preschool Story Time at 10am on Thursday and Saturday mornings. Enjoy a nature based story in our beautiful library and bird viewing room. After the story your little ones can romp and play in the Forest Room where they can dress up like birds, play with puppets and climb into the tree tops in our forest.

These are drop-in programs, registration is not required.

Place: Grange Insurance Audubon Center
505 W. Whittier St.
Columbus, OH 43215
Date:  Saturday, January 30, 2016
Time: 10:00 AM
Fee: Free
Age Range:  3-5

5.  Saturday Story Stomp!

Date: Saturday January 30, 2016
Time: 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Location: Karl Road Library, 5590 Karl Rd., Columbus, OH 43229

Age Group: 2-6 years
An active storytime with plenty of books, music and movement for children ages 2-6 and their families

 

*Please be aware that most information has been taken from the websites of these organizations and is subject to change.  Please call ahead to confirm activities.  Enjoy what you do today!*


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