1. Arts in Uptown hosted by LuLu’s Sweet Shop

When: Friday, May 12, 2017
Time: 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Location: Uptown Westerville

Art stations will be set up throughout Uptown Westerville where kids can get creative! This free event will happen on the second Friday of the month throughout the summer!

2. Mom’s Breakfast Break at Chic-fil-A on Sawmill

When: Saturday, May 13, 2017
Time: 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM
Location: 6051 Sawmill Rd., Dublin, OH 43017
Phone: 614-717-9404

Moms can take a breakfast break while your kids make a free craft! Only at the Sawmill Road location!

3. No Child Wet Behind at Wolfe Park

When: Saturday, May 13, 2017
Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: 105 Park Dr, Columbus, Ohio 43219

Help provide diapers for local families in need by registering for the 5K run or 1 mile walk/run! Afterwards there will be plenty of family-friendly activities like corn hole, chalk art, face painting, volleyball, crafts, food trucks and more! Use my code WHATSHOULDWEDOTODAY for $5 off your registration!

4. Mother’s Day Coloring and Framing at Re:work Furnishings

When: Saturday, May 13, 2017
Time: 1o:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Location: 1271 Edgehill Rd., Building B, Columbus, OH 43212
Phone: 614-657-6306

Drop in to shop at Re:work Furnishings and art supplies will be provided to draw a picture for mom! Picture frames are available for purchase in 2 different sizes to complete your masterpiece!

5. Celebrate Mom Open House at Picassos

When: Saturday, May 13, 2017
Time: 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Location: 1974 N. Mallway Dr., Columbus, OH 43221

During this fun event kids can decorate a flower pot for free, you can shop for Mother’s Day gifts and have a mini photo session with Portraits by Laura ($30 for 5 poses and 5 digital images).

6. Saturday Studio Art: A Gift for Mom at Art with Anna

When: Saturday, May 13, 2017
Time: 10:45 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: 420 N. Cassady Ave, Columbus, OH 43209
Phone: 614-252-1881

During this Saturday Studio Art Class you can drop off kids age 4 and over to make a gift for Mom! $20/artist. Register here.

7. Columbus DinoFest at Franklin County Fairgrounds

When: Saturday, May 13, 2017
Time: 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Location: 4100 Columbia St., Hilliard, OH 43026

Kids can get up close to tons of dinosaurs, real life reptiles, fossils and more at this one day event! There will also be bounce houses, face painting and a screening of Jurassic ParkSee all the FAQs here.

8. Mother’s Day Storytime at Barnes and Noble

When: Saturday May 13, 2017
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: your local Barnes and Noble

Listen to the new book by Jean Reagan, How to Raise a Mom, and participate in activities afterwards at your local Barnes and Noble Store!

9. American Girl Tea Party at Grove City Library

When: Saturday, May 13, 2017
Time: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: 3959 Broadway, Grove City, OH 43123
Phone: 614-875-6716, ext. 146

Bring your dolls to have tea with the American Girls! This is idea for kids in Grades K-5! Register in advance by calling the number above!

10. $5 Open Play at Brick of Dreams

When: Saturday & Sunday, May 13 & 14, 2017
Time: Saturday: 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM Sunday: 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Location: 6190 Shamrock Ct., Dublin, OH 43016
Phone: 614-766-0000

On Saturday and Sunday, Brick of Dreams is offering a Mother’s Day special: $5/hr/child! (Normal cost $7/hr.)

11. Celebrate Mom at Franklin Park Conservatory

When: Saturday, May 13, 2017
Time: 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Location: 1777 E. Broad St. Columbus, OH 43203
Phone: 614-715-8000

Kids can decorate a flower pot and plant a flower to give to mom! Included in admission!

12. Mother’s Day Kids Craft at Cake Creations

When: Saturday May 13, 2017
Time: 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Location: 6330 Scioto Darby Rd., Hilliard, OH 43026
Phone: 614-876-0941

This is a fun time with mom! Make flower pot cakes and learn how to decorate with fondant! Cost is $25 and is recommended for ages 6 and up!

13. Storytime at Ohio History Center

When: Sunday, May 14, 2017
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: 800 E 17th Ave., Columbus, OH 43211
Phone: 800-686-6124

Ohio History Center is hosting Storytime at the Museum and this weekend’s theme is Down on the Farm! Recommended for kids ages 3-6!

14. Moments with Mom at Emily Traphagen Park

When: Sunday, May 14, 2017
Time: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Location: 5094 Seldom Seen Rd., Powell, OH 43065
Phone: 740-524-8600

Activities for this special day include a nature walk, planting a tree and creating a mother’s day gift!

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ICYMI: 7 Ways to Celebrate Mother’s Day with Your Kids

*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!*

Written by Julie Miller