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

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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. 4th Fridays at Bexley Public Library

Hang out in the parking lot at the library for live music from the Bryan Olsheski Jazz Group and food trucks! Event takes place from 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM with music ending at 6:00 PM.

2. Reynoldsburg KidsFest – Drive-thru Event at Reynoldsburg UMC

This is a drive-through event featuring summer camp info, freebies, balloon artist, scavenger hunt and more! This event takes place on Friday from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. 

3. Online Storytime with Paddy Donnelly from Cover to Cover Books for Young Readers

This online story time on Saturday at 11:00 AM features the book The Vanishing Lake by author-illustrator Paddy Donnelly for kids ages 4-8. Register online. 

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4. National Pretzel Day Skate at United Skates of America

Celebrate National Pretzel Day with $1.50 pretzels on Saturday from 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

5. Youth Only Workshop at AR Workshop Grove City

Drop your kids off on Saturday from 12:00 PM – 2:30 PM (age 6 and up) to make a wood project. Register online.

6. Sunrise Summer Virtual Book Launch Party

Join the author and illustrator of Sunrise Summer for a book launch party online! Event takes place on Saturday at 1:00 PM.

7. 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.

8. May’d For You (Mother’s Day Gift/Kraft) at Dublin Toy Emporium

Make a vase craft for mom! RSVP and purchase of supplies required. Times are available on Saturday afternoon.

9. Grown-Up & Me Dogs at Purple Dog Art Studio

Paint dogs on a canvas together! $50 per pair (adult + child). This event takes place on Saturday at 3:30 PM.

10. German Village Makers Market

This outdoor market in German Village will feature 60+ vendors and 4 food trucks. The market takes place on Sunday from 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM.

11. Princesses and Superheroes at Scioto Park

Sing, dance and more with princesses and superheroes! There will be a meet and greet an pics! Tickets available online. There are two sessions on Sunday: 12:45 PM and 3:00 PM.

12. Welcome back to The Crest: Earth Day BBQ

This event includes live music, outdoor seating, free plants and garden workshopping and bee talks with the Bee Collective. Tickets available online.

13. Families in the Kitchen at Young Chef’s Academy of Gahanna

Take a class for kids and adults to create recipes together on Sunday at 4:30 PM! Register 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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