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What Should We Do This Weekend? Columbus, Ohio, March 26-28, 2021

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Looking for something to do with the kids this weekend in Columbus? Try out one of these 15 family-friendly Columbus and Ohiobased events and activities!

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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. 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!

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2. KidX: Alice’s Adventure at Polaris Fashion Place

This event on Friday from 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM includes an Easter egg scavenger hunt, a take home craft, treats and more!

3. Descendants at Sweet and Sassy Columbus

This Descendents themed event on Friday at 6:00 PM includes a makeover, hair color and nail painting. Register online.

4. Pictures/Egg Hunt with The Easter Bunny! at The Five Party & Event Center

This event includes a private egg hunt with the Easter Bunny, photos and a video. This event will be taking place on Saturday from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

5. Eggstravaganza – Free Community Easter Egg Hunt at C3 Church

This event takes place on Saturday from 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM and is free to attend. There will be an egg hunt, inflatables, games, pictures with the Easter Bunny and more!

6. Easter Eggstravaganza! at Vineyard Community Church in Reynoldsburg

This event takes place on Saturday from 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM and includes food, face painting, crafts, the Easter bunny and an egg hunt.

7. A Teacher Like You – Storytime / Book Event with Cover to Cover Books for Young Readers

Register online for this special story time and  launch of the book A Teacher Like You featuring the authors. Check the link for related coloring sheets to share at the event! This virtual event takes place on Saturday at 11:00 AM.

8. Hide and Peep Scavenger Egg Hunt at Indian Mound Mall

This event on Saturday at 11:00 AM includes an Easter Scavenger Hunt around the mall, plus treats, stickers and more! Photos with the Easter Bunny are also available!

9. Easter Event! at Kuhlwein’s 

This event is provided by Horse-N-Round Fun. On Saturday and Sunday from 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM you can get pictures with the Easter Bunny, enjoy a petting zoo, carriage rides, pony rides and are! See the link for options and pricing.

10. Rocket Ship Virtual Paint Party with Kym’s Kanvas

Kids can join in on a virtual painting class on Saturday at 12:00 PM to paint a rocket ship. Cost is $10/person. Supplies not included.

12. Free Cookie Skate with Princess Poppy at Skate Zone 71

When you skate on Saturday between 12:30 PM and 3:00 PM you can skate with Princess Poppy and get a free cookie.

13. Marshmallow Madness at Dublin Toy Emporium

Use marshmallows to create two crafts. $10/crafter. RSVP required. spots available for Saturday afternoon.

14. Breakable Candy Kraft (Gluten Free Options Available) at Dublin Toy Emporium

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

15. String Art Craft Day at The Fun Company

On Sunday at 1:00 PM you can make a string art project and have a snack! Recommended for ages 6 and up. Seating is limited.

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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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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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*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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