What Should We Do This Weekend? Columbus, Ohio, April 30-May 2, 2021

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Looking for something to do with the kids this weekend in Columbus? Try out one of these 13 family-friendly Columbus and Ohiobased events and activities!

Getting ready for a spring road trip? Make sure to grab your coupon for 50% off an oil change just for my readers courtesy of Tire Discounters! PLUS they will pick up your car to do the service and bring it back for FREE! Get your coupon!

Please double check the link and/or call to make sure events are still happening! Lots of things are changing during this time and this information may change after it is published!

1. Visit a Farmers Market

Farmers Markets are popping up all over Columbus! Check out the link for a list of Farmers Markets for every day of the week!

2. Celebrate Arbor Day at Dawes Arboretum

On April 29, 30 and May 1 from 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM visit the Visitors Center at The Dawes Arboretum to pick up a free tree while supplies last! Check out the link for virtual Arbor Day programming!

3. Take & Make: Coloring at Southwest Public Libraries

Stop by the Southwest Public Library locations beginning Friday at 10:00 AM to pick up coloring pages! Take home kits are available while supplies last.

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4. Mother’s Day Makers Event at Busy Bees Pottery & Arts Studio

Make a customized gift for mom on Friday afternoon! There are a variety of projects to choose from. Make a reservation online.

5. Grandview Kidsfest at Trinity United Methodist Church

Grandview Kidsfest takes place on Friday from 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM and includes 2 registration options including character visits, VIP bags, vendors and more. This is a walk through event with limited attendance. Register online.

6. Merion Village 2021 Spring Yard Sale

The Spring Yard Sale in Merion Village takes place on Saturday from 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Search for treasure at the residents and businesses in the neighborhood!

7. Star Wars Bingo Kit at Southwest Public Libraries

On Saturday from 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM, pick up a Star Wars Bingo kit so you can celebrate Star Wars Day on May 4. Kits will be available while supplies last.

8. Little Kid Fun Skates at Skate Zone 71

Fisher Price Skates and wrist guards are available for little kids to learn to skate on Saturday from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Recommended for ages 2-8.

9. KidX: Favorite Flicks at Polaris Fashion Place

This KidX event features your favorite movie characters on Saturday from 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM during a drive through event. There will be goodie bags and giveaways!

10. Free Cotton Candy Skate Day at United Skates of America

On Saturday from 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM each child will receive a free bag of cotton candy with full price admission.

11. Breakable Candy Kraft at Dublin Toy Emporium

Make a breakable candy with a surprise inside! $10/crafter. Register for a time slot on Saturday afternoon. 

12. You-Know-Hoo Painting Event at Pinot’s Palette

Paint an owl, all supplies included! Register online for this Saturday class at 3:30 PM.

13. May Powell Street Market

Shop 65+ artisans, vendors and artisans on Sunday from 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM! This will be a family-friendly atmosphere.

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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. Inclusion of an event on this list is not considered an endorsement. Please use your best judgement when attending public events and consult your doctor if you have questions regarding the safety level of a public event. Read my disclaimer here. Enjoy what you do today!*


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What Should We Do This Weekend? Columbus, Ohio, April 23-25, 2021

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Looking for something to do with the kids this weekend in Columbus? Try out one of these 13 family-friendly Columbus and Ohiobased events and activities!

Getting ready for a spring road trip? Make sure to grab your coupon for 50% off an oil change just for my readers courtesy of Tire Discounters! PLUS they will pick up your car to do the service and bring it back for FREE! Get your coupon!

Please double check the link and/or call to make sure events are still happening! Lots of things are changing during this time and this information may change after it is published!

1. 4th Fridays at Bexley Public Library

Hang out in the parking lot at the library for live music from the Bryan Olsheski Jazz Group and food trucks! Event takes place from 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM with music ending at 6:00 PM.

2. Reynoldsburg KidsFest – Drive-thru Event at Reynoldsburg UMC

This is a drive-through event featuring summer camp info, freebies, balloon artist, scavenger hunt and more! This event takes place on Friday from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. 

3. Online Storytime with Paddy Donnelly from Cover to Cover Books for Young Readers

This online story time on Saturday at 11:00 AM features the book The Vanishing Lake by author-illustrator Paddy Donnelly for kids ages 4-8. Register online. 

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4. National Pretzel Day Skate at United Skates of America

Celebrate National Pretzel Day with $1.50 pretzels on Saturday from 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

5. Youth Only Workshop at AR Workshop Grove City

Drop your kids off on Saturday from 12:00 PM – 2:30 PM (age 6 and up) to make a wood project. Register online.

6. Sunrise Summer Virtual Book Launch Party

Join the author and illustrator of Sunrise Summer for a book launch party online! Event takes place on Saturday at 1:00 PM.

7. Spring Krespie Treat! (DIY Basket Box) at Dublin Toy Emporium

Make a Krespie Kraft including your choice of frostings, sprinkles and more! Register for your time on Saturday afternoon.

8. May’d For You (Mother’s Day Gift/Kraft) at Dublin Toy Emporium

Make a vase craft for mom! RSVP and purchase of supplies required. Times are available on Saturday afternoon.

9. Grown-Up & Me Dogs at Purple Dog Art Studio

Paint dogs on a canvas together! $50 per pair (adult + child). This event takes place on Saturday at 3:30 PM.

10. German Village Makers Market

This outdoor market in German Village will feature 60+ vendors and 4 food trucks. The market takes place on Sunday from 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM.

11. Princesses and Superheroes at Scioto Park

Sing, dance and more with princesses and superheroes! There will be a meet and greet an pics! Tickets available online. There are two sessions on Sunday: 12:45 PM and 3:00 PM.

12. Welcome back to The Crest: Earth Day BBQ

This event includes live music, outdoor seating, free plants and garden workshopping and bee talks with the Bee Collective. Tickets available online.

13. Families in the Kitchen at Young Chef’s Academy of Gahanna

Take a class for kids and adults to create recipes together on Sunday at 4:30 PM! Register online. 

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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. Inclusion of an event on this list is not considered an endorsement. Please use your best judgement when attending public events and consult your doctor if you have questions regarding the safety level of a public event. Read my disclaimer here. Enjoy what you do today!*


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What Should We Do This Weekend? Columbus, Ohio, April 16-18, 2021

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Looking for something to do with the kids this weekend in Columbus? Try out one of these 13 family-friendly Columbus and Ohiobased events and activities!

Getting ready for a spring road trip? Make sure to grab your coupon for 50% off an oil change just for my readers courtesy of Tire Discounters! PLUS they will pick up your car to do the service and bring it back for FREE! Get your coupon!

Please double check the link and/or call to make sure events are still happening! Lots of things are changing during this time and this information may change after it is published!

1. Drawing with Sheldon the Snail

Learn to draw with Sheldon the Snail and Miss Jean from Grandview Heights Public Library! This event will take place on Facebook Live on Friday at 10:30 AM.

2. Take & Make: Yarn Crafts with Southwest Public Libraries

Pick up a take-home yarn craft kit on Saturday from 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM while supplies last.

3. Saturday Art Brunch at 3060 Gallery

Stop by the corner of Broad and Westmoor on Saturday from 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM for live music, art and Comida El Catrin Food Truck. Clay Street Ceramics will have freebies, goodies and open studio hours!

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4. Pony Rides, Carriage Rides & Train rides at Kuhlweins

Pony, carriage and train rides will be available at Kuhlwein’s provided by Horse-N-Round Fun on Saturday from 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM. No reservations necessary. See link for pricing.

5. Poppy Fields Mosaic Event at Busy Bees Pottery & Arts Studio

Make a Poppy Fields mosaic project on Saturday at 2:00 PM. Register online.

6. Spring Krespie Treat! (DIY Basket Box) at Dublin Toy Emporium

Make a Krespie Kraft including your choice of frostings, sprinkles and more! Register for your time on Saturday afternoon.

7. Crafts for a Cause!Dublin Toy Emporium

Your kraft session at Kreation’s Play Kafé can be discounted or free if you donate 5-10 non perishable items in April and May.

8. Breakable Candy Kraft at Dublin Toy Emporium

Make a breakable candy with a surprise inside! $10/crafter. Register for a time slot on Saturday afternoon. 

9. S-Town Showdown! at Sweet and Sassy Columbus

This event on Sunday from 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM includes an up-do, make up application, unicorn craft, dance party and more! Register in advance.

10. Sunlight Market in the Gay Street District

Shop the Gay Street District on Sunday from 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM at their monthly outdoor street festival including pop up vendors and more!

11. Gnome Garden Stake Clay Workshop at Busy Bees Pottery & Arts Studio

Workshops available at 1:00 PM and 3:00 PM on Sunday to make you own gnome garden stakes from clay.

12. Kids Skate Free Sunday at United Skates of America

Kids ages 12 and under can skate for free on Sunday from 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM only with the coupon at the link above!

13. JuniorChefs Weekend Workshop 

Learn kitchen safety, flavor profiles and culinary techniques at this weekend workshop on Sunday from 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM. For kids 6 and up. Register in advance. 

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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. Inclusion of an event on this list is not considered an endorsement. Please use your best judgement when attending public events and consult your doctor if you have questions regarding the safety level of a public event. Read my disclaimer here. Enjoy what you do today!*


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