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What Should We Do This Weekend? March 16-18, 2018

1. KidX Leprachaun Scavenger Hunt at Indian Mound Mall

When: Friday, March 16, 2018
Time: 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
Location: 771 S. 30th St., Heath, OH 43056
Phone: 740-522-6620

The 2nd annual Leprachaun Scavenger hunt includes crafts, snacks and face painting! Find your first clue in the Center Court in front of Justice! This is a free event!

2. Kids Lucky Rainbow at Aprons and Easels

When: Friday, March 16, 2018
Time: 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Location: 5512 Hilliard Rome Office Park, Hilliard, OH 43026
Phone: 614-529-6060

Kids can paint their own lucky rainbow! Cost is $12. Recommended for kids ages 6 and up. Register online.

3. Oakland Nursery Spring Fling! at Oakland Nursery

When: March 10-18, 2018
Time: Store opens at 8:00 AM on Saturdays
Location: 1156 Oakland Park Ave., Columbus, OH 43224
Phone: 614-268-3511

This Saturday is Art Weekend and includes a free Kid’s Carnival from 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Bring the Farm to You from 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM and St. Patrick’s Day-themed games and crafts!

4. Breakfast with the Easter Bunny! at StoryPoint Grove City

When: Saturday, March 17, 2018
Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: 3717 Orders Rd., Grove City, OH 43123
Phone: 614-871-9622

Breakfast with the Bunny includes a hot breakfast and drink, crafts, egg hunt and visit with the Bunny. Bring your own camera for pictures. You must call in advance to register. $10/family.

5. Special Saturday at Get Air Columbus

When: Saturday, March 17, 2018
Time: 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Location: 3708 Fishinger Blvd, Hilliard, OH 43026
Phone: 801-917-1935

On the 1st and 3rd Saturdays of each month, Get Air offers a Special Needs jump with music at a lower volume and special accommodations as needed! $10/jumper and $10/caregiver. First caregiver jumps free!

6. Easter Open House 2018 at Anthony-Thomas Candy Company

When: Saturday, March 17, 2018
Time: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Location: 1777 Arlingate Ln., Columbus, OH 43228
Phone: 614-274-8405

Get a free tour of the chocolate factory and meet the Easter Bunny! Enjoy in-store specials including chocolate covered strawberries while you’re there!

7. All Aboard for Railroad Fun at the Sandel Legacy Trail House

When: Saturday & Sunday, March 17 & 18, 2018
Time: Sat: 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM, Sun: 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Location: 168 S. Vernon St., Sunbury, OH 43074
Phone: 740-524-8600

Watch model trains travel through a miniature village and meet the model railroaders who created the sets!

 8. Plant a Shamrock at Franklin Park Conservatory

When: Saturday, March 17, 2018
Time: 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Location: 1777 E. Broad St., Columbus, OH 43203
Phone: 614-715-8000

Kids can plant a shamrock for St. Patrick’s Day! Free with admission or membership.

9. St. Patrick’s Day Tastings at Rocket Fizz

When: Saturday, March 17, 2018
Time: 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Location: 944 N. High St., Columbus, OH 43201
Phone: 614-525-0052

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with special samplings of The Original Green River Soda and Rocket Fizz’s Irish Cream Taffy!

10. MAKE break Bunny Tail Clay Pot at Michaels

When: Saturday, March 17, 2018
Time: 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Location: your local Michaels Store

Kids can decorate a clay pot and make a yarn bunny tail to peek out of it! When you purchase the clay pot, all other supplies will be provided!

11. St. Patrick’s Day Scavenger Hunt at Blacklick Woods Metro Park

When: Saturday, March 17, 2018
Time: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Location: 6975 E. Livingston Ave., Reynoldsburg, OH, 43068
Phone: 614-508-8111

Go on a scavenger hunt to look for green things in the park!

12. Give That Girl The Mic Presented by Eryn PiNK Ltd. at Lincoln Theatre

When: Saturday, March 17, 2018
Time: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Location: 769 E. Long St., Columbus, OH 43203

This is the 5th anniversary of Give That Girl the Mic, an annual, all girl talent showcase where girls can share their talents with friends and family! This is a celebration of girls and their talents! Tickets are $10/person, children 3 and under are free.

13. Sensitive Bunny at Polaris Fashion Place

When: Sunday, March 18, 2018
Time: 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Location: 1500 Polaris Pkwy, Columbus, OH 43240
Phone: 614-846-1500

Visit the Sensitive Bunny in a sensory-friendly environment with music and lights off and limited crowds. This is a free event but you must register online in advance. At the writing of this post, there were just a few slots left!

14. Sunday Family Sunday at The Draft Room

When: Sunday, March 18, 2018
Time: 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Location: 570 W. Schlock Rd., Westerville, OH 43081
Phone: 614-394-8788

There will be a free seed sewing craft for kids and beer specials for the grown ups! Broke Johnny Food Truck will be on site!

15. Bison at Battelle Darby Creek Metro Park

When: Sunday, March 18, 2018
Time: 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Location: 1775 Darby Creek Dr., Galloway, OH 43119
Phone: 614-508-8111

Take a one mile hike to find the bison at Battelle Darby Creek Metro Park! Meet at Nature Center.

16. Eggstravaganza at Highbanks Metro Park

When: Sunday, March 18, 2018
Time: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Location: 9466 Columbus Pike, Lewis Center, OH, 43035
Phone: 614-508-8111

Learn about eggs and spring through games and activities plus take a hike to hunt for bird nests and visit treat stations. Meet at Highbanks Big Meadow Picnic Area.

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