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What Should We Do This Weekend? Columbus, Ohio, August 23-25, 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!

Family Friendly Events in Columbus, Ohio This Weekend:

FRIDAY:

10:00 AM – Teacher Appreciation Month at Legoland Discovery Center (Columbus) – teachers can show their school ID or pay stub and receive free admission to LEGOLAND through August 31! Up to 6 friends or family can visit with you and receive $10 off standard admission!

3:30 PM – Open Gaming for Kids and Teens at Bexley Public Library – youth ages 8-18 can play video games on a big screen, minecraft, board games, card games and more! 

4:00 PM – S’miles of Sunflowers at Lynd’s New Farm “Lynd’s Patch on 37” – This festival is happening Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Explore 10 acres of sunflowers, enjoy a wagon ride, cut your own flowers, a barrel train, photo ops, live music, concessions, food trucks, backyard games, a kids tent and more! Tickets are available online or at the gate.

4:00 PM – African American Cultural Festival at Mayme Moore Park – this free festival features spoken word and dance performances, drum circles, live music, visual artists, a kids’ fun zone, health and wellness activities, educational opportunities and more!

6:00 PM – 4th Friday in Uptown Westerville – stroll the streets for special activities, music and businesses that stay open late! This month’s theme is Dog Days of Summer.

6:00 PM – 4th Fridays on the Lawn at Westerville Public Library  – enjoy a family-friendly activity on the front lawn of the library during Uptown Westerville’s 4th Friday! This month includes an informal dog show! Register your pet or stuffed animal between 5:00 PM and 6:00 PM. The show begins at 6:00 PM.

6:00 PM- Friday Night Float at Sharon Woods Metro Park – take a canoe out on the lake, all equipment provided! Kids must be able to fit into a life jacket to ride.

6:30 PM – Family Night Out at Goldfish Swim School Dublin – this night is free for Members and includes an open swim. Non-members are $5/person or $15/family. First come first serve in the pool.

7:00 PM – Disney’s Alice in Wonderland Jr. at Columbus Performing Arts Center – watch Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland adapted for kids: a fast paced story with updated songs from the Disney movie!

8:45 PM – Lights, Cameras, Movies at Polaris Fashion Place – watch a free movie in the Polaris Lifestyle Center, bring a blanket or chairs. This week’s movie is Shrek.


A BIG Thank You to Vertical Adventures for sponsoring this post!

Walls are meant for climbing. Local climbing gym, Vertical Adventures, is partnering with The North Face to support Global Climbing Day on Saturday, August 24. They are offering FREE climbing and rental gear for all first-time climbers from 2-5 PM. Plus enjoy Havana Mia Oh food truck, Free Beer, Live Music, and more!


SATURDAY

9:00 AM – Canoe the Lake at Sharon Woods Metro Park – take a canoe for a ride on the lake. All equipment provided including life jackets!

9:00 AM – Hills Famous $5 Pancake Breakfast at Hills Market – on Saturdays and Sundays you can get 2 pancakes, sausage links and coffee for $5!

9:30 AM – Saturday Studio Art // Recycled Robot at Art with Anna – kids ages 4 and up can make a recycled robot! Register online. $20/student.

10:00 AM – Mud & Madness at Blacklick Woods Metro Park – all ages can navigate a 1.5 mile fun and muddy obstacle course! Bring a towel!

10:00 AM – Teacher Appreciation Month at Legoland Discovery Center (Columbus) – teachers can show their school ID or pay stub and receive free admission to LEGOLAND through August 31! Up to 6 friends or family can visit with you and receive $10 off standard admission!

10:00 AM – Author Visit: Marcy Campbell at Cover to Cover Books for Young Readers – enjoy a reading of the book Adrian Simcox Does NOT Have a Horse! by author Marcy Campbell. She will be available to sign copies of her book afterwards. 

10:00 AM – Storytime LIVE! Hang Out with Curious George and Pinkalicious at Kiddie Academy of Hilliard – enjoy a story time with Curious George and Pinkalicious! This is a free event but you need to RSVP online.

11:00 AM – Annual General Mayhem at BrewDog – this is a family-friendly event that includes, live music, craft beer, food trucks, games, and more! There will be shuttles from Columbus to the brewery in Canal Winchester available. Tickets available online. Use the code BREWDOGFAM for 50% off!

11:00 AM – Butterfly Pursuit at Highbanks Metro Park – take a 2.5 mile hike to learn how to identify butterflies!

11:00 AM – S’miles of Sunflowers at Lynd’s New Farm “Lynd’s Patch on 37” – This festival is happening Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Explore 10 acres of sunflowers, enjoy a wagon ride, cut your own flowers, a barrel train, photo ops, live music, concessions, food trucks, backyard games, a kids tent and more! Tickets are available online or at the gate.

11:00 AM – African American Cultural Festival at Mayme Moore Park – this free festival features spoken word and dance performances, drum circles, live music, visual artists, a kids’ fun zone, health and wellness activities, educational opportunities and more!

12:00 PM – Urban Scrawl 13 at 400 West Rich – this free 2-day event features the creation of large murals by dozens of artists. While the mural painting is going  on, you can enjoy food trucks, DJs, a break-dancing competition, adult beverages and more! There will be activities for kids in the Scrawl Junior area!

12:00 PM – Kids’ Weekend at Cabela’s – this event features a blow-up archery range for ages 4-12, a photo booth, crafts, archery workshop and more!

1:00 PM – For Families: Tram Ride at Highbanks Metro Park – hop aboard the tram for a ride around the park.

1:00 PM – Disney’s Alice in Wonderland Jr. at Columbus Performing Arts Center – watch Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland adapted for kids: a fast paced story with updated songs from the Disney movie!

2:00 PM – Canoe the Lake at Sharon Woods Metro Park – take a canoe for a ride on the lake. All equipment provided including life jackets!

2:00 PM – Global Climbing Day at Vertical Adventures – Vertical Adventures, is partnering with The North Face to support Global Climbing Day on Saturday, August 24. They are offering FREE climbing and rental gear for all first-time climbers from 2-5 PM. Plus enjoy Havana Mia Oh food truck, Free Beer, Live Music, and more!

2:30 PM – Disney’s Alice in Wonderland Jr. at Columbus Performing Arts Center – watch Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland adapted for kids: a fast paced story with updated songs from the Disney movie!8:30 PM

8:30 PM – Moth Madness at Clear Creek Metro Park – discover where moths live at Clear Creek.

9:00 PM – Movie Night: Mary Poppins Returns at Blendon Woods Metro Park – watch the movie in the Natural Play area. Movie begins at dusk.

SUNDAY

9:00 AM – Canoe the Lake at Sharon Woods Metro Park – take a canoe for a ride on the lake. All equipment provided including life jackets!

9:00 AM – Hills Famous $5 Pancake Breakfast at Hills Market – on Saturdays and Sundays you can get 2 pancakes, sausage links and coffee for $5!

10:00 AM – Teacher Appreciation Month at Legoland Discovery Center (Columbus) – teachers can show their school ID or pay stub and receive free admission to LEGOLAND through August 31! Up to 6 friends or family can visit with you and receive $10 off standard admission!

10:00 AM – Sensory Sunday! at Community Grounds: Coffee & Meeting House – this event is for all ages to explore sensory friendly activities! 

11:00 AM – S’miles of Sunflowers at Lynd’s New Farm “Lynd’s Patch on 37” – This festival is happening Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Explore 10 acres of sunflowers, enjoy a wagon ride, cut your own flowers, a barrel train, photo ops, live music, concessions, food trucks, backyard games, a kids tent and more! Tickets are available online or at the gate.

1:00 PM  – OPEN HOUSE at Paulettes Palace and Productions – this free open house offers the opportunity to meet princesses, descendants and superheroes! Explore the palace and enjoy a free class! You can learn about everything that is available at the Palace! 

1:00 PM – Disney’s Alice in Wonderland Jr. at Columbus Performing Arts Center – watch Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland adapted for kids: a fast paced story with updated songs from the Disney movie!

2:00 PM – Canoe the Lake at Sharon Woods Metro Park – take a canoe for a ride on the lake. All equipment provided including life jackets!

2:00 PM – Broomcorn Harvest at Slate Run Metro Park and Living Historical Farm – help harvest and clean broomcorn at this free event!

2:30 PM – Disney’s Alice in Wonderland Jr. at Columbus Performing Arts Center – watch Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland adapted for kids: a fast paced story with updated songs from the Disney movie!

3:00 PM – Young Explorers: Nature Photography 101 at Homestead Metro Park – kids ages 8-12 can bring their own camera or smart phone to walk through the park learning to take the perfect picture!

3:00 PM – Fun in the Mud at Blacklick Woods Metro Park – splash in the mud and try out the obstacle course! Ages 3-12.

6:00 PM – Music in the Garden: Summer ’19 at Olde Towne East Community Gardens – enjoy a concert by Carter & Cash – TC2 in the Garden on Oak St.

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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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What Should We Do This Weekend? Columbus, Ohio, August 9-11, 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!

Family Friendly Events in Columbus, Ohio This Weekend:

FRIDAY:

9:00 AM – Franklin County Engineer’s Office Touch A Truck at the Dublin Road location – kids can get up close to and learn about service vehicles including fire and police! 

10:00 AM – SunflowerFest 2019 at Branstool Orchards – this festival runs August 3-11 and will include hayrides, yoga, vendors, food trucks, live music, painting, and more! Tickets are available online or at the gate as space allows. Tickets are cheaper throughout the weekdays. Buy online to save more.

10:00 AM – Teacher Appreciation Month at Legoland Discovery Center (Columbus) – teachers can show their school ID or pay stub and receive free admission to LEGOLAND through August 31! Up to 6 friends or family can visit with you and receive $10 off standard admission!

10:00 AM – Commons for Kids at Columbus Commons – Commons for Kids offers activities for all ages including carousel rides, inflatables, activities and more! This week’s theme is Circus Day!

10:30 AM – Back to School Party at Polaris Fashion Place – this party takes place outside and includes crafting, outdoor play, photo ops with superheroes and villains, face painting and more! Bring a donation for Stuff the Bus and get to pick from the treasure chest.

2:00 PM – All Ohio Balloon Fest at the Union County Airport – this 3 day festival features live music, a flight simulator, animal ambassadors from the Columbus Zoo, a Kidz City ($10), plus balloon launches and rides! Tickets available at the gate.

4:00 PM – Reynoldsburg Tomato Festival at Huber Park – this annual festival includes live entertainment, food, vendors, tomato wars, carnival rides, a kid’s corner, chill cook off, salsa challenge and more!

5:00 PM – Festival 2019 – Friday Night at Saint Cecilia Festival – this family-friendly festival features rides, raffles, food, live entertainment and children’s events.

5:00 PM – Creekside Live: The Fabulous Johnson Brothers at Creekside Park & Plaza – enjoy a free concert in the park featuring The Fabulous Johnson Brothers. There will be acoustic performers throughout Creekside from 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

6:00 PM – Campfire Cookout at Blacklick Woods Metro Park – learn basic campfire cooking skills!

6:00 PM – Franklinton Fridays at 400 West Rich – head to Franklinton when the galleries and art studios stay open late for exploring!

7:00 PM – Danny & the Linders | Grove City Summer Sizzle Concert Series in Grove City Town Center – enjoy a free concert in Grove City Town Center!

7:00 PM – Folk Songs Around the Fire at Gallant Farm Park – take part in or listen to songs around a campfire!

7:00 PM – Friday Night Bandstand in Lancaster – enjoy a live concert in downtown Lancaster!

8:00 PM – Movie in the Park: How to Train Your Dragon- The Hidden World at Sharon Woods Metro Park

8:45 PM – Lights, Cameras, Movies at Polaris Fashion Place – watch a free movie int he Polaris Lifestyle Center, bring a blanket or chairs. This week’s movie is The Lego Movie 2.


Don’t Miss Out on Summer Fun:


SATURDAY

8:00 AM – Farmers’ Festival at North Market – this annual festival celebrates North Market and showcases local farms and vendors. There will be kid’s craft and coloring, a pie baking contest and more!

9:00 AM – Hills Famous $5 Pancake Breakfast at Hills Market – on Saturdays and Sundays you can get 2 pancakes, sausage links and coffee for $5!

9:00 AM – KidsFest 2019 at Groveport Recreation Department – this festival features a touch-a-truck, Cops N’ Kids, and back to school themed activities.

9:30 AM – Author Storytime: Chin Up Chinchilla at Cub Shrub – join author Beth Stafford as she reads her book, Chin Up, Chinchilla. there will be a related craft afterwards.

10:00 AM – Crime and Corruption Day at Ohio Village – spend the day at Ohio Village learning about crime and corruption in the 1890’s! There will be mock trials, crime solving, the True Crime Garage podcast and more!

10:00 AM – Storytime sing-along with Brian Griffin at Cover to Cover Books for Young Readers – enjoy a reading and singing of Lennon and McCArtney’s “All You Need is Love’ and more during this musical story time!

10:00 AM – SunflowerFest 2019 at Branstool Orchards – this festival runs August 3-11 and will include hayrides, yoga, vendors, food trucks, live music, painting, and more! Tickets are available online or at the gate as space allows. Tickets are cheaper throughout the weekdays. Buy online to save more.

10:00 AM – Teacher Appreciation Month at Legoland Discovery Center (Columbus) – teachers can show their school ID or pay stub and receive free admission to LEGOLAND through August 31! Up to 6 friends or family can visit with you and receive $10 off standard admission!

10:00 AM – Reynoldsburg Tomato Festival at Huber Park – this annual festival includes live entertainment, food, vendors, tomato wars, carnival rides, a kid’s corner, chill cook off, salsa challenge and more!

11:00 AM – Festival Latino 2019 at Genoa Park – This two day festival features live music, dancing, community organizations, artists, a marketplace, food vendors and a free children’s area with a balloon artist, COSI, Mexican flowers, book giveaways, product sampling and more.

11:00 AM – Superhero Day at Easton Town Center – meet your favorite super heroes, enjoy superhero-themed activities and more!

11:00 AM – PBJ & Jazz: Jazz Daddies feat. Maggie Green at Topiary Park – enjoy a story time inside the Main Library, a kid friendly jazz concert in the park at 12:00 PM and art activities from Columbus Museum of Art afterwards.

11:00 AM – All Ohio Balloon Fest at the Union County Airport – this 3 day festival features live music, a flight simulator, animal ambassadors from the Columbus Zoo, a Kidz City ($10), plus balloon launches and rides! Tickets available at the gate.

4:00 PM – Summer in the 614 Festival at Worthington Village Green – enjoy this family celebration of summer with live music, activities and games, food vendors and more!

4:00 PM Second Saturday | Arts in the Alley in Gahanna – this block party includes artists, vendors, food, larger than life balloon animals and more!

6:00 PM – 28th Annual Opa Opa Event at King Gyros – celebrate 28 years of Greek food with an eating contest, live music, belly dancing and dance lessons!

7:00 PM – National S’mores Day Campfire at Highbanks Metro Park – enjoy s’mores around the campfire.

8:00 PM – Summer Music Series at Franklin Park Conservatory – the Summer Movie Series features 3 free concerts on the grounds of Franklin Park Conservatory. One hour before the concert (starting at 7:00 PM) there will be music and garden inspired activities for kids. Check the link for the list of performances. This is a free outdoor concert. Admission to the Conservatory is not required. 

SUNDAY

9:00 AM – Hills Famous $5 Pancake Breakfast at Hills Market – on Saturdays and Sundays you can get 2 pancakes, sausage links and coffee for $5!

10:00 AM – SunflowerFest 2019 at Branstool Orchards – this festival runs August 3-11 and will include hayrides, yoga, vendors, food trucks, live music, painting, and more! Tickets are available online or at the gate as space allows. Tickets are cheaper throughout the weekdays. Buy online to save more.

10:00 AM – Teacher Appreciation Month at Legoland Discovery Center (Columbus) – teachers can show their school ID or pay stub and receive free admission to LEGOLAND through August 31! Up to 6 friends or family can visit with you and receive $10 off standard admission!

10:00 AM – Sunday Sunday in German Village – stroll through German Village enjoying the shops and restaurants. At 1:00 PM there is a tour of German Village and the Actor’s Theatre presents As You Like It in Schiller Park. 

10:30 AM – Summer Fest Family Fitness at Gahanna Sports Factory – visit the new Gahanna Sports Factory to try out free sample classes including Hip Hop Dance, Yoga and Stroller Strides! There will be volleyball and basketball camps, food, sweet treats and jungle gyms. 

11:00 AM – Festival Latino 2019 at Genoa Park – This two day festival features live music, dancing, community organizations, artists, a marketplace, food vendors and a free children’s area with a balloon artist, COSI, Mexican flowers, book giveaways, product sampling and more.

12:00 PM – 2nd Sundays at Ohio Wildlife Center – visit the Ohio Wildlife Center and its inhabitants! An animal enrichment activity will take place at 1:00 PM. $5/person. Kids 5 and under are free.

1:00 PM – Family Creeking Adventure at Battelle Darby Creek Metro Park – catch fish, bugs and crawdads in the creek!

1:00 PM – Fairy Garden Blowout Sunday at Creative Art Bar Hilliard – – register online and attend this workshop to receive 30% off your creation! Create your own fairy garden or terrarium using rocks, fairy houses and accessories, succulents and more. Ages 3 and up. Register online.

2:00 PM – Columbus Zoo at the Conservatory at Franklin Park Conservatory – meet animal ambassadors from the Columbus Zoo every second Sunday of the month! Free with admission or membership.

2:00 PM – Summer Community Read Splashdown at Bexley Public Library – celebrate the end of Summer Community Read with food trucks, tie-dying and special appearances from Star Wars characters! at 3:00 there will be a presentation about snakes, turtles, fogs and salamanders.

3:30 PM – August Family Paint // Little Palm Island at Art with Anna – kids ages 6 and up can create and paint a picture with their family and friends. $15/artist. This month’s theme is Little Palm Island. Register online.

5:00 PM – Tram and Campfire at Glacier Ridge Metro Park – take a tram ride around the park and make s’mores at the campfire.

8:00 PM – Summer Music Series at Franklin Park Conservatory – the Summer Movie Series features 3 free concerts on the grounds of Franklin Park Conservatory. One hour before the concert (starting at 7:00 PM) there will be music and garden inspired activities for kids. Check the link for the list of performances. This is a free outdoor concert. Admission to the Conservatory is not required. 

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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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What Should We Do This Weekend? Columbus, Ohio, July 26-28, 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!

Family Friendly Events in Columbus, Ohio This Weekend:

FRIDAY:

9:00 AM – National Moth Week at Battelle Darby Creek Metro Park – visit the Nature Center to see a display of moths in celebration of National Moth Week!

9:00 AM – Ohio State Fair – the Ohio State Fair runs from July 24 – August 4, 2019 and features rides, food, live performances, vendors, animals, kids activities, contests, and so much more! 

10:00 AM – Lancaster Festival – the Lancaster Festival runs from July 17-27, 2019 with various performances, activities and shows throughout the week! There will be kid-friendly performances from The Shazzbots, magic shows, art projects and more! Click the link for the entire schedule.

10:00 AM – Forest Fridays at Sunbury Urban Farm – enjoy a nature activity plus free play in the woods. All ages welcome. $5 suggested donation.

10:00 AM – Tots on the Trails at Blacklick Woods Metro Park – take a slow paced 1/2 mile hike with your toddler. For ages 1-4.

10:00 AM – 1 Yr Anniversary Fun with us! at Fun Town Play and Learn Café – celebrate the one year anniversary with activities, tattoos, balloon artist, face painting, prizes, goodie bags and more! $12 for the first child, $6 for each additional. Kids 10 and under.

11:00 AM – Camp Creativity at Michaels Stores – Camp Creativity happens Monday, Wednesdays and Fridays from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM and is $3 per session. There is a different theme every week and different crafts every day. Sign up online. 

4:30 PM – Ice Cream & Trucks at West Berlin Presbyterian Church – this free event includes the opportunity to get up close to trucks and free ice cream while supplies last! 

5:00 PM – Family Friday Night at COSI – COSI stays open late on the last Friday of the month with reduced admission!

6:00 PM – 4th Friday in Uptown Westerville – stroll the streets for special activities, music and businesses that stay open late! This month’s theme is World Bazaar.

6:00 PM – 4th Fridays on the Lawn at Westerville Public Library  – enjoy a family-friendly activity on the front lawn of the library during Uptown Westerville’s 4th Friday! This month’s theme is building blocks and kids can build things out of various materials! 

6:00 PM – The Hilltop! at Third Way Cafe – celebrate the Hilltop with a release of “Hilltop Diner Blend” from Liturgia Coffee Co., Pitabilities food truck, live music, giveaways and more. Various businesses on the block will be open including an art gallery, paint your own pottery and more!

6:30 PM – Kids Night Out! at Young Chefs Academy of Gahanna – drop the kids off for a hands-on cooking experience! Ages 6 and up. $35. Register online.

6:30 PM – Family Night Out at Goldfish Swim School Dublin – this night is free for Members and includes an open swim and the “Featured Friends” for the evening will be Scene 75b and Master Woo’s MegaKick Martial Arts. First come first serve in the pool.

7:00 PM – Mary Poppins: A Disney and Cameron Mackintosh Musical at Westerville Central High School – watch this presentation of Mary Poppins performed by Westerville Parks and Recreation Civic Theatre! There are 4 performances this weekend. Tickets are $15 each and available online.

7:00 PM – Friday Night Bandstand in Lancaster – enjoy a live concert in downtown Lancaster!

8:00 PM – The Ohio State University Marching Band w/ Columbus Symphony Orchestra at Columbus Commons The Columbus Symphony and The Ohio State University Marching Band come together to celebrate the coming season! There will be music and fireworks! Tickets available online.

SATURDAY

8:00 AM – Summer Bird Walks at Blues Creek Park – take a walk through the park with a staff member to look for birds. Ages 7 and up.

9:00 AM – Ohio State Fair – the Ohio State Fair runs from July 24 – August 4, 2019 and features rides, food, live performances, vendors, animals, kids activities, contests, and so much more! 

9:00 AM – Water Themed Family Stroller Strides Class with Fit4Mom Columbus North – enjoy a morning water themed workout! Bring a friend or family member for free. Your first class is always free.

9:00 AM – National Moth Week at Battelle Darby Creek Metro Park – visit the Nature Center to see a display of moths in celebration of National Moth Week!

10:00 AM – HOOT Family Film Series at Gateway Film Center – enjoy family-friendly short films, music by The Shazzbots and activities in the lobby! This event is free with a canned donation to The Open Shelter.

10:00 AM – Lancaster Festival – the Lancaster Festival runs from July 17-27, 2019 with various performances, activities and shows throughout the week! There will be kid-friendly performances from The Shazzbots, magic shows, art projects and more! Click the link for the entire schedule.

10:00 AM – Birdwatching for Beginners at Grange Insurance Audubon Center – beginning bird watchers can learn tricks to improve their bird watching skills and go on a short hike to bird watch!

10:00 AM – Cartoon Capers – Summer Movie Series at Ohio Theatre – watch Warner Bros. cartoons on the big screen! Admission is free this week with your Columbus Metropolitan Library Card!

10:00 AM – Family Painting Dot Art at Creative Art Bar Hilliard – this class is for kids ages 5 and up and each child and adult will create a dot art painting! Register online.

10:00 AM – Full STEAM Ahead at Walmart Columbus – Georgesville Rd – participate in STEAM-themed activities in the store like tie-dye, making slime or a cereal necklace. 

10:00 AM – Full STEAM Ahead at Walmart Columbus – West Pointe Plaza – participate in STEAM-themed activities in the store like tie-dye, making slime or a cereal necklace.

1:00 PM – 3rd Anniversary Open House at Fresh Start Cafe And Bakery – celebrate the 3rd anniversary of Fresh Start with a free mini cupcake and $2 drink specials.

2:00 PM – Mary Poppins: A Disney and Cameron Mackintosh Musical at Westerville Central High School – watch this presentation of Mary Poppins performed by Westerville Parks and Recreation Civic Theatre! There are 4 performances this weekend. Tickets are $15 each and available online.

2:00 PM – Wizards Unite Tram Ride at Sharon Woods Metro Park – take a metro parks tram to look for magical traces and other artifacts of the Calamity!

4:00 PM – Shop Hop and Food Trucks at Heart of Grove City – eat, shop and enjoy specials at businesses in downtown Grove City!

5:00 PM – The Grandview Hop – the Grandview Hop includes live music, shopping, art, food trucks, a beer garden and activities for all!

6:00 PM – Free Concert: British Invasion at Mill Run – enjoy a free 60’s British rock concert at the Mill Run Amphitheater!

6:00 PM – Bison at Battelle Darby Creek Metro Park – take a one mile hike to look for bison in the park!

6:00 PM – 2019 Westerville Jazz Series at Alum Creek Amphitheater – enjoy a free concert in the park along with food trucks!

7:00 PM – Mary Poppins: A Disney and Cameron Mackintosh Musical at Westerville Central High School – watch this presentation of Mary Poppins performed by Westerville Parks and Recreation Civic Theatre! There are 4 performances this weekend. Tickets are $15 each and available online.

8:00 PM – The Ohio State University Marching Band w/ Columbus Symphony Orchestra at Columbus Commons The Columbus Symphony and The Ohio State University Marching Band come together to celebrate the coming season! There will be music and fireworks! Tickets available online.

SUNDAY

9:00 AM – National Moth Week at Battelle Darby Creek Metro Park – visit the Nature Center to see a display of moths in celebration of National Moth Week!

9:00 AM – Ohio State Fair – the Ohio State Fair runs from July 24 – August 4, 2019 and features rides, food, live performances, vendors, animals, kids activities, contests, and so much more! 

1:00 PM – Shark Day! Are You Ready? at Clay Street Ceramics – get ready for Shark Week with an afternoon of painting! $15/person includes a shark to paint, shark snacks and drinks! RSVP on the Facebook event!

3:00 PM – Family Tram Rides at Sharon Woods Metro Park – take a guided tour of the park on the tram! Hop on at one of the “tram stop” signs throughout the park.

3:00 PM – Mary Poppins: A Disney and Cameron Mackintosh Musical at Westerville Central High School – watch this presentation of Mary Poppins performed by Westerville Parks and Recreation Civic Theatre! There are 4 performances this weekend. Tickets are $15 each and available online.

3:00 PM – Taleblazer: The Adventure App at Glacier Ridge Metro Park – use the Taleblazer app to go on an adventure in the park. Ages 8-15.

6:00 PM – Music in the Garden: Summer ’19 at Olde Towne East Community Gardens – enjoy a concert by Gayla Smith in the Garden on Oak St.

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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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