What Should We Do This Weekend? Columbus, Ohio, March 22-24, 2019

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Looking for things to do in Columbus, Ohio this weekend? Here are over 40 family-friendly events happening in Columbus, and Central Ohio this weekend!

{Shameless Plug} I have been nominated for best blogger/social media account and if you love my blog, I would so appreciate your vote! Vote here! (You don’t have to choose something in every category to vote!) Thank you so much! Enjoy your weekend!

Family Friendly Events in Columbus, Ohio This Weekend:

FRIDAY

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 – Tuck Everlasting with Columbus Children’s Theatre at Park Street Theatre – this show based on the book by Natalie Babbitt and the Disney movie is a 2 act musical with intermission lasting 2 hours. The show is about an 11 year old run away and her decision of whether or not to live forever! The show is recommended for ages 4th grade and up.

10:00 AM – Spring Break Hours at Ohio History Center – the OHC is open 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM from March 9th through Sunday March 31st for Spring Break! Visit the new Ohio – Champion of Sports exhibit!

11:00 AM – Spring Break at Ten Pin Alley – for $15/person you will receive 1 hour of bowling with shoes, 1 laser tag mission and 1 $10 arcade card. This offer is good Monday through Friday throughout the whole month of March from 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM. 

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

6:00 PM – Shazzbots Pizza & PJ Party at Peggy R. McConnell Arts Center of Worthington – wear your pajamas to this party with The Shazzbots! There will be pizza and an art activity for all ages! Tour the art galleries and enjoy the show! $10/adults $5/kids.

6:30 PM – Kids Night Out! at Young Chefs Academy of Gahanna – drop your kids off for a hands on cooking workshop with a pastry theme. Ages 8 and up. $35/kid.

6:30 PM – Family Swim at Goldfish Swim School – check out all 3 Goldfish Swim School locations for a night of family fun including free swimming in the 90 degree pool!

7:00 PM – The Wizard of Oz – Theater in the Hilltop at The Run the Race Center – this play, directed by a local 15 year old, is 1 hour long and features local actors in a premiere production of The Wizard of Oz! $5/person at the door.

7:00 PM – Tuck Everlasting with Columbus Children’s Theatre at Park Street Theatre – this show based on the book by Natalie Babbitt and the Disney movie is a 2 act musical with intermission lasting 2 hours. The show is about an 11 year old run away and her decision of whether or not to live forever! The show is recommended for ages 4th grade and up.

SATURDAY

10:00 AM – Museum Open House 2019 at Museum of Biological Diversity at Ohio State University 

– this is a free event that includes activities for all ages! Check out collections of insects, plants, fishes, birds and more! There will be hands on activities such as an Arthropod Petting Zoo, seedling planting and more!

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

10:00 AM – PBJ & Jazz with Bobby Floyd Trio feat. Mary McClendon at the Lincoln Theatre Complex – this kid-friendly jazz concert is a great way to introduce the little ones to jazz music. Each kid gets a PBJ sandwich, cookie and juice! $5/person $20 family max.

10:00 AM – Kids Clay Class at Clay Street Ceramics – this is a two session class that finishes April 6th (or at your convenience). Kids can make a Mother’s Day keepsake beaded plaque out of clay! $20/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 – Tuck Everlasting with Columbus Children’s Theatre at Park Street Theatre – this show based on the book by Natalie Babbitt and the Disney movie is a 2 act musical with intermission lasting 2 hours. The show is about an 11 year old run away and her decision of whether or not to live forever! The show is recommended for ages 4th grade and up.

10:00 AM – Spring Break Hours at Ohio History Center – the OHC is open 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM from March 9th through Sunday March 31st for Spring Break! Visit the new Ohio – Champion of Sports exhibit!

11:00 AM – Westland Library Expansion Dedication at Westland Area Library – celebrate the new Youth Services space at the library with tours and other fun activities!

11:00 AM – Ohio Wildlife Center Visits Franklin Park Conservatory – OWC will be on site to talk about animal habitats! Included with admission or membership.

11:00 AM – Aladdin Shrine Circus at the Ohio State Fairgrounds – this indoor circus includes clowns, aerialists, animals, carnival rides and more! 

11:30 AM – March Kids Dance Fitness and Nutrition! at United Faith Community Church – kids can take part in a fitness dance party and make a cool and healthy snack! $10 non-members, $5 members.

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 & PARADE with Rapunzel! at Barnes and Noble Pickerington Ohio – parade around the store with Rapunzel and then enjoy a story time and pictures with her!

1:00 PM – Open Barn Days 2019 at Sunrise Sanctuary – visit the animals at the sanctuary on one of their Open Barn Days! Register in advance.

1:00 PM – Tuck Everlasting with Columbus Children’s Theatre at Park Street Theatre – this show based on the book by Natalie Babbitt and the Disney movie is a 2 act musical with intermission lasting 2 hours. The show is about an 11 year old run away and her decision of whether or not to live forever! The show is recommended for ages 4th grade and up.

2:30 PM – Seussical KIDS at Columbus Performing Arts Center – this kid-friendly musical performance features characters from Dr. Seuss’s books.

5:00 PM – Tuck Everlasting with Columbus Children’s Theatre at Park Street Theatre – this show based on the book by Natalie Babbitt and the Disney movie is a 2 act musical with intermission lasting 2 hours. The show is about an 11 year old run away and her decision of whether or not to live forever! The show is recommended for ages 4th grade and up.

6:00 PM – The Wizard of Oz – Theater in the Hilltop at The Run the Race Center – this play, directed by a local 15 year old, is 1 hour long and features local actors in a premiere production of The Wizard of Oz! $5/person at the door.

6:30 PM – Mother/Son (& Daughter) Superhero Party! at Liberty Township / Powell YMCA – this event includes inflatables, obstacle course, games and other superhero themed activities! Register online or at the branch.

7:30 PM – Aladdin Shrine Circus at the Ohio State Fairgrounds – this indoor circus includes clowns, aerialists, animals, carnival rides and more!

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!

10:00 AM – Spring Break Hours at Ohio History Center – the OHC is open 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM from March 9th through Sunday March 31st for Spring Break! Visit the new Ohio – Champion of Sports exhibit!

11:00 AM – Sunday PJs Family Sunday at The Draft Room – jammies are welcome at this kid-friendly event including crafts and specials for the adults! 

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 – Community Day at Pizzuti Collection of CMA – the museum is free for this special family-friendly event that includes tours and other kid-friendly activities! Visit the new exhibition LIGHT!

1:00 PM – Seussical KIDS at Columbus Performing Arts Center – this kid-friendly musical performance features characters from Dr. Seuss’s books.

2:30 PM – Seussical KIDS at Columbus Performing Arts Center – this kid-friendly musical performance features characters from Dr. Seuss’s books.

3:00 PM – The Wizard of Oz – Theater in the Hilltop at The Run the Race Center – this play, directed by a local 15 year old, is 1 hour long and features local actors in a premiere production of The Wizard of Oz! $5/person at the door. Dinner is served after the play on Sunday for an additional $5.

3:00 PM – Tuck Everlasting with Columbus Children’s Theatre at Park Street Theatre – this show based on the book by Natalie Babbitt and the Disney movie is a 2 act musical with intermission lasting 2 hours. The show is about an 11 year old run away and her decision of whether or not to live forever! The show is recommended for ages 4th grade and up.

4:30 PM – The Royals Project Family Fun Night at Skate America – skate with princesses and superheroes in this fundraiser for The Royals Project! Admission is $5/skater plus skates. Recommended for ages 10 and under. 

5:00 PM – Aladdin Shrine Circus at the Ohio State Fairgrounds – this indoor circus includes clowns, aerialists, animals, carnival rides and more!

6:30 PM – Families in the Kitchen at Young Chefs Academy of Gahanna – all ages can join in this hands on cooking class! $25/person.

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What Should We Do This Weekend? Columbus, Ohio, March 8-10, 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!

Hi everyone! Welcome to the home stretch before the weekend! I wanted to add a few personal notes this week! First of all, I am celebrating reaching 10,000 followers on Facebook with a giveaway for tickets to Disney on Ice, Piada and Goldfish Swim School! You can enter here!

Also, I have been nominated for best blogger/social media account and if you love my blog, I would love your vote! Vote here! (You don’t have to choose something in every category to vote!) Thank you so much!

You’re also invited to a fun event I’m planning with McDonald’s on Sunday! Read on for more info!

Family Friendly Events in Columbus, Ohio This Weekend:

FRIDAY

9:45 AM – Drop In Music Class at Coffee Connections of Hilliard – join WeJoySing for a drop in music class! $5/first child, $3/sibling. Class is recommended for ages 1-23 months.

10:00 AM – Drama Kids KinderKids Playtime at Delaware County District Library – toddlers and preschoolers can enjoy fun, dramatic activities with Drama 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!

10:30 – Drop In Music Class at Coffee Connections of Hilliard – join WeJoySing for a drop in music class! $5/first child, $3/sibling. Class is recommended for ages 2-4 years.

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 – Columbus Pet Expo at the Bricker Building Ohio Expo Center – the largest indoor Pet Expo in the USA is in town this weekend with a focus on responsible pet ownership. Pets are welcome! There will be contests, games, shows and a Kids World with giant bouncers, crab races and a craft area!

3:00 PM – Jurassic Quest at Duke Energy Convention Center – head to Cincinnati for Jurassic Quest featuring ridable dinosaurs, rides, life sized dinosaurs, fossil digs, a dino petting zoo, crafts, science stations, bounce houses and more! It’s recommended that you purchase tickets in advance.

6:30 PM – Family Swim at Goldfish Swim School – check out all 3 Goldfish Swim School locations for a night of family fun including free swimming in the 90 degree pool!

6:30 PM – Kids Night Out! at Young Chefs Academy of Gahanna – drop your kids off for a night of hands on cooking! This week’s theme is Mac and Cheese Makeover. Ages 5 and up. $35/child.

7:00 PM – Sleeping Beauty at Jeanne B. McCoy Community Center for the Arts – see Sleeping Beauty performed by the New Albany Children’s Ballet Theatre and the New Albany Symphony Orchestra this weekend only!

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 – Tuck Everlasting with Columbus Children’s Theatre at Park Street Theatre – this show based on the book by Natalie Babbitt and the Disney movie is a 2 act musical with intermission lasting 2 hours. The show is about an 11 year old run away and her decision of whether or not to live forever! The show is recommended for ages 4th grade and up.

7:30 PM – Rogers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella at Palace Theatre – enjoy a modern take on the classic tale of Cinderella. The show is 2 hours and 10 minutes long including a 20 minute intermission.


You’re Invited to Breakfast for Dinner!

Join local bloggers Nikki Seeley of SweetlyCBUS and Julie Miller of What Should We Do Today Columbus (that me!) for an exceptional breakfast for dinner event featuring McDonald’s newest breakfast item, Donut Sticks!

This family-friendly event is being held in the new play area of the Dublin (Sawmill Road) McDonald’s where you will have the chance to sample the brand new product in addition to other breakfast items plus coffee and juice!

There will be giveaways, raffle prizes, a family-friendly DJ and fun photo opportunities! RSVP here!


SATURDAY

8:00 AM – Mom2Mom Children’s Resale at St. John’s Lutheran Church – shop gently used maternity, baby and kids clothing plus toys, furniture and more! Cash and check only.

9:00 AM – Magical Creations Family DIY Fun at Creative Art Bar Hilliard – families can create an art project together! Recommended for ages 6 and up. The theme is Disney Magic. Check the link for a discount code and to register!

9:00 AM – Jurassic Quest at Duke Energy Convention Center – head to Cincinnati for Jurassic Quest featuring ridable dinosaurs, rides, life sized dinosaurs, fossil digs, a dino petting zoo, crafts, science stations, bounce houses and more! It’s recommended that you purchase tickets in advance.

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

10:00 AM – Columbus Pet Expo at the Bricker Building Ohio Expo Center – the largest indoor Pet Expo in the USA is in town this weekend with a focus on responsible pet ownership. Pets are welcome! There will be contests, games, shows and a Kids World with giant bouncers, crab races and a craft area!

10:00 AM – Meet the Critters at Sharon Woods Metro Park – drop in between 10:00 AM and 5:00 PM to meet turtles, toads, frogs, salamanders and snakes!

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 – Vernal Pool Celebration at Battelle Darby Creek Metro Park – celebrate the wetlands while visiting displays from local organizations, seeing live animals and taking part in children’s activities. There will be a hike to an active vernal pool at 2:00 PM.

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 – Monthly STEM Workshop at STEM U – kids can take part in various STEM activities. Drop in available. $30/child.

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 – See the BUGS! at Oakland Nursery’s Spring Fling! at Oakland Nursery – at Oakland Nursery’s Columbus Garden Center, Spring Fling will include Bugmania – a celebration of bugs and insects and Bugman Education and Science show!

1:00 PM – Tuck Everlasting with Columbus Children’s Theatre at Park Street Theatre – this show based on the book by Natalie Babbitt and the Disney movie is a 2 act musical with intermission lasting 2 hours. The show is about an 11 year old run away and her decision of whether or not to live forever! The show is recommended for ages 4th grade and up.

2:00 PM – Rogers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella at Palace Theatre – enjoy a modern take on the classic tale of Cinderella. The show is 2 hours and 10 minutes long including a 20 minute intermission.

2:00 PM – Sleeping Beauty Sensory Friendly at Jeanne B. McCoy Community Center for the Arts – see Sleeping Beauty  in a sensory friendly performance by the New Albany Children’s Ballet Theatre and the New Albany Symphony Orchestra!

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 – Musicologie Dublin Grand Opening Party! at Musicologie – celebrate the grand opening of the newest location of Musicologie: Dublin! There will be a raffle, music from The Shazzbots, face painting, snacks and more!

4:30 PM – Advanced Junior Chefs Weekend Workshop at Young Chefs Academy of Gahanna – This weekend workshop is for kids ages 10 and up. Learn kitchen safety, culinary techniques and more! $50/child.

5:00 PM – Tuck Everlasting with Columbus Children’s Theatre at Park Street Theatre – this show based on the book by Natalie Babbitt and the Disney movie is a 2 act musical with intermission lasting 2 hours. The show is about an 11 year old run away and her decision of whether or not to live forever! The show is recommended for ages 4th grade and up.

7:00 PM – Sleeping Beauty at Jeanne B. McCoy Community Center for the Arts – see Sleeping Beauty performed by the New Albany Children’s Ballet Theatre and the New Albany Symphony Orchestra this weekend only!

7:30 PM – Rogers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella at Palace Theatre – enjoy a modern take on the classic tale of Cinderella. The show is 2 hours and 10 minutes long including a 20 minute intermission.

SUNDAY

9:00 AM – Jurassic Quest at Duke Energy Convention Center – head to Cincinnati for Jurassic Quest featuring ridable dinosaurs, rides, life sized dinosaurs, fossil digs, a dino petting zoo, crafts, science stations, bounce houses and more! It’s recommended that you purchase tickets in advance.

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 – Columbus Pet Expo at the Bricker Building Ohio Expo Center – the largest indoor Pet Expo in the USA is in town this weekend with a focus on responsible pet ownership. Pets are welcome! There will be contests, games, shows and a Kids World with giant bouncers, crab races and a craft area!

11:30 AM – Intro to Tiny Tots Tumble at Kidz Corner – check out an introduction class for ages 18 months – 4 years. RSVP required.

12:00 PM – 2nd Sundays at Ohio Wildlife Center – visit Ohio Wildlife Center to explore the grounds and meet the resident animals! There will be an animal enrichment activity at 1:00 PM. $5/person. Kids 5 and under are free.

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 – Grand Opening Event! at Kiddie Academy of Gahanna – celebrate the grand opening of Kiddie Academy of Gahanna. There will be games, face painting, food, giveaways and more!

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- See the BUGS! at Oakland Nursery’s Spring Fling! at Oakland Nursery – at Oakland Nursery’s Columbus Garden Center, Spring Fling will include Bugmania – a celebration of bugs and insects and Bugman Education and Science show!

1:00 PM – Think Spring at Northwest Library – learn about area wildlife and explore options for outdoor activities.

2:00 PM – Salamander Search at Blacklick Woods Metro Park – explore the trails of the park looking for salamanders!

2:00 PM – Columbus Zoo at Franklin Park Conservatory – the Columbus Zoo will visit Franklin Park Conservatory with some animal friends!

2:00 PM – Eagle Walk at Highbanks Metro Park – go on a 3 mile hike to look for bald eagles! Recommended for ages 8 and up.

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 – Sleeping Beauty at Jeanne B. McCoy Community Center for the Arts – see Sleeping Beauty performed by the New Albany Children’s Ballet Theatre and the New Albany Symphony Orchestra this weekend only!

3:00 PM – Tuck Everlasting with Columbus Children’s Theatre at Park Street Theatre – this show based on the book by Natalie Babbitt and the Disney movie is a 2 act musical with intermission lasting 2 hours. The show is about an 11 year old run away and her decision of whether or not to live forever! The show is recommended for ages 4th grade and up.

4:30 PM – Breakfast For Dinner at McDonald’s – you’re invited to join me and Nikki of SweetlyCbus for Breakfast for Dinner at the McDonald’s at 7190 Sawmill Rd featuring McDonald’s new menu item: Donut Sticks! There will be a ton of raffle prizes (see the whole list here), a family-friendly DJ, giveaways and free food!

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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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*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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