What Should We Do This Weekend? Columbus, Ohio, March 5-7, 2021

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Looking for something to do with the family this weekend in Columbus? Try out one of these 10 family-friendly Columbus and Ohiobased events and activities!

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. Cheryl’s 2021 All Store Bake Sale

Chery’s Cookies is holding their All Store Bake Sale through March 6, 2021. Get up to 75% off gifts and deserts and a free gift with a purchase of $50 or more.

2. Skate Around the Town at Easton Town Center

From February 20-March 20 ice skating will be offered at Easton’s Town Square from 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Skates are available to borrow and skating is free! There will be 15 skaters on the rink at a time and masks are required.

3. Blooms and Butterflies at Franklin Park Conservatory

Beginning February 20, 2021, the butterflies will be back in the Pacific Island Water Garden biome at Franklin Park Conservatory! Daily butterfly demonstrations will not be taking place but there will be virtual opportunities to watch the butterflies be released!

4. DIY Winter Hike with Columbus and Franklin County Metro Parks

Winter Hikes are happening at your own pace this year and each month different parks are featured. Pick up a Winter Hike Passport from a staff member and collect a patch for completing 7 hikes. 

5. Don’t Let the Pigeon Take Over Storytime! (Livestream)

Enjoy a free story time from Westerville Public Library featuring Pigeon stories by Mo Willems! Perfect for ages 3-6. The story time will take place on Facebook Live on Saturday at 10:00 AM.

6. Mommy & Me Easter Egg Wreath Workshop at AR Workshop Grove City

Make an Easter Egg Wreath during this mommy and me class. You will work together to make one wreath and one wood mini block. The class takes place on Saturday at 11:00 AM.

7. Breakable Candy Kraft at Dublin Toy Emporium

RSVP for Irish Krafts including breakable candies. $10/crafter. You must register in advance. Times available on Saturday afternoon.

8. PNO (Parents Night Out-Saturdays) at Dublin Toy Emporium

On Saturday beginning at 6:00 PM you can shop within the historic Dublin area while your kids participate in an activity at Kreation’s Play Kafe. You must register in advance for this event. See the link for details.

9. Storytime with Cinderella! at Sweet and Sassy Columbus

Enjoy a story time with Cinderella and a princess makeover done by Cinderella herself! Enjoy a dance party and walk the runway! Register online. This event takes place on Sunday at 11:00 AM.

10. Maple Syrup Day with Ashland Parks

Take a road trip to Cooke Park in Ashland County for Maple Syrup Day on Sunday from 11:30 AM – 4:00 PM featuring maple syrup tapping demonstrations, a wagon ride or hike, and all you can eat pancakes!

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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, February 26-28, 2021

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Looking for something to do with the family this weekend in Columbus? Try out one of these 12 family-friendly Columbus and Ohiobased events and activities!

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!

Skate Around the Town at Easton Town Center

From February 20-March 20 ice skating will be offered at Easton’s Town Square from 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Skates are available to borrow and skating is free! There will be 15 skaters on the rink at a time and masks are required.

Blooms and Butterflies at Franklin Park Conservatory

Beginning February 20, 2021, the butterflies will be back in the Pacific Island Water Garden biome at Franklin Park Conservatory! Daily butterfly demonstrations will not be taking place but there will be virtual opportunities to watch the butterflies be released!

DIY Winter Hike with Columbus and Franklin County Metro Parks

Winter Hikes are happening at your own pace this year and each month different parks are featured. Pick up a Winter Hike Passport from a staff member and collect a patch for completing 7 hikes. There is a selfie station this month at Scioto Audubon Metro Park!

Half Priced Admission at Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

From January 4-February 28, 2021, admission is half priced to Columbus Zoo! The Zoo will be open from 10:00 AM-4:00 PM daily. At this time, timed tickets are not required though capacity is limited.

Make and Take Comfort Kit at Southwest Public Libraries 

Pick up a “Comfort Kit” containing things to help you relax and relieve stress plus a craft! Kits will be available at Grove City and Westland Area Libraries beginning at 10:00 AM on Friday while supplies last. 

Drive Thru Ice World At Delaware County Fairgrounds

Drive through a magical ice world filled with over 90 individual hand carved ice sculptures at Delaware County Fairgrounds! Tickets are sold per vehicle. Times are available Friday, Saturday and Sunday! 

Free Dinner Family Skate at United Skates of America

Friday Family Night is from 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM and $12/person includes admission, skate rental, 1 slice of cheese pizza and a small drinks. Non-skating adults are free. 

Iceless Ice Rink at the Worthington Community Center

Register in advance to ice skate on the iceless ice rink at Worthington Community Center this Saturday or Sunday beginning at noon each day. At the time of publishing there are just a few slots left on each day.

Sailboat Virtual Paint Party- Just for Kids with Kym’s Kanvas

On Saturday at 12:00 PM kids can join in for a virtual painting lesson. This weekend’s lesson is Blue Sailboat. $10/person plus supplies. Register online. 

Breakable Candy Kraft at Dublin Toy Emporium

RSVP for Irish Krafts including breakable candies. $10/crafter. You must register in advance. Times available on Saturday afternoon.

Irish Hot Chocolate Bombs OR Shamrock Pretzels w/ Bookmark Kraft at Dublin Toy Emporium

Register for a time slot to make Irish Bookmarks, Shamrock Pretzels or Irish Hot Chocolate Bombs. Times available Saturday afternoon. 

Celebrate Dr. Seuss at Skate Zone 71

Celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday! Donate a new or gently used book to receive 50% off admission on Sunday from 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

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What Should We Do This Weekend? Columbus, Ohio, February 19-21, 2021

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

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. Virtual Nature Story Time from Franklin Park Conservatory

Franklin Park Conservatory has begun to offer virtual story times for free for families! They will be released on Thursdays. Click the link for Faery Garden in Winter.

2. Half Priced Admission at Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

From January 4-February 28, 2021, admission is half priced to Columbus Zoo! The Zoo will be open from 10:00 AM-4:00 PM daily. At this time, timed tickets are not required though capacity is limited.

3. Virtual Storytimes from ProMusica

ProMusica has many Musical Storytime episodes on their YouTube channel! These are for young kids and include stories and musicians who play instruments along with the stories! When you click the link you will also find links to their virtual family concert that was recorded in March.

4. Columbus Symphony Orchestra Kids Korner

Check out the Kids Korner website where you can take a virtual tour of Ohio Theatre, print coloring pages of instruments and composers, learn how to read music, learn about composers and play games!

5. DIY Winter Hike with Columbus and Franklin County Metro Parks

Winter Hikes are happening at your own pace this year and each month different parks are featured. Pick up a Winter Hike Passport from a staff member and collect a patch for completing 7 hikes. There is a selfie station this month at Scioto Audubon Metro Park!

6. Free Dinner Family Skate at Skate Zone 71

Friday from 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM $12 includes admission, skate rental, a slice of cheese pizza and a drink.

7. Blooms and Butterflies at Franklin Park Conservatory

Beginning February 20, 2021, the butterflies will be back in the Pacific Island Water Garden biome at Franklin Park Conservatory! Daily butterfly demonstrations will not be taking place but there will be virtual opportunities to watch the butterflies be released!

8. Handmade Hat and Scarf Giveaway at Southwest Public Libraries

In need of a hat or scarf? Stop by the Grove City or Westland libraries to pick up a hand made hat and/or scarf on Saturday between 10:00 AM and 5:00 PM while supplies last.

9. Fluffy the Cat Virtual Paint Party with Kym’s Kanvas

Sing up for a virtual art class to paint fluffy the cat on Saturday at 12:00 PM! $10/per participant plus supplies. Register online.

10. Skate Around the Town at Easton Town Center

From February 20-March 20 ice skating will be offered at Easton’s Town Square from 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Skates are available to borrow and skating is free! There will be 15 skaters on the rink at a time and masks are required.

11. Mouse Sweethearts Meet and Greet with Paulettes Princess Parties

Reserve a 10 minute time slot with your favorite Sweetheart Mouse friends! These are private time slots available on Sunday afternoon. There will be singing, dancing and fun!

12. Kids Skate Free Sunday at United Skates of America

Claim your ticket online for free kids admission (ages 12 and under) on Sunday at 1:00 PM. While supplies last.

13. Amped for Amphibians with Cleveland Metroparks

Register online for this virtual event on Sunday at 2:00 PM featuring a presentation where you can learn all about amphibians of the Cleveland Metroparks.

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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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