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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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What Should We Do This Weekend? Columbus, Ohio, April 9-11, 2021

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Looking for something to do with the kids this this weekend in Columbus? Try out one of these 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. Columbus Pop Up Shop at Polaris!

This consignment sale is popping up in the former Front Room Furnishings building at Polaris. Shop for gently used clothing, toys, baby gear, maternity items and more! The pop up shop will be open Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

2. Opening Weekend 2021 at Sticky Fingers Ice Cream Parlor

Celebrate opening day at Sticky Fingers with an ice cream trio or a scoop of your favorite flavor!

3. Brain Freeze Friday Skate at United Skates of America

Receive a free Icee with admission between 12:00 PM and 2:30 PM or 3:00 PM and 5:30 PM on Friday.

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4. Free Dinner Pajama Jam Skate at Skate Zone 71

On Friday from 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM wear your pajamas to a free dinner skate party! $12 includes admission, skate rental, one slice of cheese pizza and a small drink. There will be prizes, free glow sticks and more.

5. West Gate Masonic Lodge Community Breakfast

Enjoy a huge breakfast benefitting Special Olympics at the Westgate Lodge. $6 donation for adults, $3 for kids. Indoor and outdoor seating will be available and food will be provided take out style.

6. Little Blue Truck Storytime Online with Westerville Public Library

Join in on Facebook Live on Saturday at 10:00 AM to hear the story of the Little Blue Truck plus songs, rhymes and more!

7. FREE Popcorn Skate at Skate Zone 71

On Saturday from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM you will receive a free small popcorn with each paid admission.

8. Vintage Market at Branstool Orchards

Enjoy vintage shopping from 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM Saturday and Sunday at Branstool Orchards. There will be live music, wood turning demos, food drinks and wagon rides!

9. Author Nancy Roe Pimm with Sgt. Shuck

This virtual author visit celebrates the new release of Bonded by Battle featuring the bond between dogs and soldiers. This online event takes place on Saturday at 11:00 AM.

10. Princess Paint Day at Busy Bees Pottery & Arts Studio

On Saturday from 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM you can pick out a princess themed paint project. Register online.

11. Open Barn Days 2021 at Sunrise Sanctuary

Sunrise Sanctuary opens to the public on Saturday from 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM to visit with the animals. Purchase tickets in advance or day of if they are not sold out.

12. Spring Krespie Treat! at Dublin Toy Emporium

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

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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, March 12-14, 2021

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Looking for something to do this weekend in Columbus? Try out one of these 15 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. 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.

2. 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!

3. 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. 

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4. 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.

5. Leprechaun Scavenger Hunt at the Indian Mound Mall

On Friday from 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM kids can hunt for hidden shamrocks, do a craft, get a free snack and more!

6. Be a Superhero! Portrait Experience at Pearlescent Luxury Portraits

On Saturday from 10:30 AM – 7:00 PM kids can get Superhero portraits taken. Several packages are available. Register online.

7. St. Patrick’s Day Reverse Parade at Darree Fields

A reverse parade means that you can drive through the park to see floats, inflatables, bagpipes and more celebrating St. Patrick’s Day in Dublin, Ohio! You can also watch the past parades on YouTube! The parade will begin at on Saturday at 11:00 AM and will close at 1:00 PM. Check the link for a parade activity packet to keep your kids entertained as they wait in the car!

8. JCPenney Kids Zone

Stop by your nearest JCPenney store to pick up a free Easter basket craft activity for kids to take home! Pick up hours are 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM on Saturday.

9. Pony Rides & Carriage Rides at Kuhlwein’s

Pony and carriage 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.

10. $10 — St Patrick’s Day Mini Signs at AR Workshop Grove City

Make a mini St. Patrick’s sign during a 1 hour session on Saturday at 1:00 PM. Projects are $10. Register online.

11. 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.

12. Irish Hot Chocolate Bombs or Shamrock Pretzels with Bookmark Kraft at Dublin Toy Emporium

Kids can make Irish Hot Chocolate Bombs and Irish Krafts! $10/crafter. Reservations required by calling or texting. 

13. 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.

14. St. Patrick’s Day Family Friendly Event

On Sunday from 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM Worthington will celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a family-friendly sip and stroll event.

15.  Family Day at the Dispatch Home and Garden Show

The Spring Dispatch Home and Garden show is taking place March 6-14, 2020 at the Expo Center. Family day is on March 14th.  Children can receive a Child ID from the Franklin County Sherriff’s office from 12:00 PM–4:00 PM  and kids can pick up a “take and make” project from the Lowe’s booth to build at home (while supplies last). Tickets must be purchased 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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