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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 19-21, 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!

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. Unicorn Magic Storytime (Livestream) with Westerville Public Library

Kids ages 3-6 will enjoy stories, songs and rhymes about unicorns! Watch on Facebook Live on Saturday at 10:00 AM.

6. Little Kid Fun Skates at Skate Zone 71

On Saturday from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM, little kids ages 2-5 can use Skate Mates and Fisher Price Skates to learn to skate!

7. Spring has Sprung l Pottery Event at Busy Bees Pottery & Arts Studio

Paint your own pottery on Saturday between 11:00 AM and 5:00 PM. A $10 registration fee will be taken off the total price of your project.

8. Spring Fling: Bunny Arrival at Polaris Fashion Place

An Easter Eggstravaganza will take place at Polaris Fashion Place Lower Level on Saturday from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM. There will be free activities, a take home craft and welcoming the Bunny!

9. Minecraft – Virtual Paint Party- Just for Kids

Kids ages 5-12 can take part in a virtual painting class on Saturday at 12:00 PM to paint a Minecraft Creeper. Cost is $10 per artist.

10. Crafting with Characters! Presented by The Junior League of Columbus

This is a virtual event on Saturday at 1:00 PM that includes craft making, cookie decorating, stories and virtual interaction with the characters! You will receive a materials and ingredients list when you register.

11. Spring Krespie Treat! (DIY Basket Box) at Dublin Toy Emporium

Make a DIY Basket and a Krespie Kraft. Call or text to register. Times available on Saturday afternoon.

12. March Madness Skate at Skate Zone 71

Watch college basketball on the big screen while skating! Get reduced admission if you come in your favorite basketball jersey! This takes place on Sunday 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM and 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM. 

13. All Ages Event! Colorful Butterfly with Maria at Wine and Canvas Columbus

All ages can paint a beautiful butterfly. Supplies are included. This event takes place on Sunday from 1:00 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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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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