What Should We Do This Weekend? Columbus, Ohio, January 31-February 2, 2020

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Looking for things to do in Columbus, Ohio this Weekend? Choose from over 50 family-friendly events happening in Columbus, and Central Ohio this weekend!

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Family Friendly Events in Columbus, Ohio This Weekend:

FRIDAY:

10:00 AM – Disney’s Enchanted Tales at Marcus Theatres – see a classic Disney movie on the big screen at Marcus Crosswoods and Marcus Pickerington on Friday, Saturday and Sunday! This week’s movie is The Lion King and tickets are just $6/person. Click the link for a coloring sheet – bring in the coloring sheet and receive a free complimentary-sized popcorn! There are several movie times throughout the weekend.

10:00 AM – Toddler Open Gym at Thompson Recreation Center – drop in for a free Open Gym time at the rec center!

11:00 AM – Preschoolers: Dino Dig at Battelle Darby Creek Metro Park – learn about how dinosaurs lived! Ages 3-5.

12:00 PM – Snapshots of the Family Farm at Gallant Farm – visit Gallant Farm to see a collection of photos from the 1930’s and 40’s. Bring your own pictures of your family farm to add to the collection!

12:15 PM – Disney’s Enchanted Tales at Marcus Theatres – see a classic Disney movie on the big screen at Marcus Crosswoods and Marcus Pickerington on Friday, Saturday and Sunday! This week’s movie is The Lion King and tickets are just $6/person. Click the link for a coloring sheet – bring in the coloring sheet and receive a free complimentary-sized popcorn! There are several movie times throughout the weekend.

1:00 PM – Preschoolers: Dino Dig at Battelle Darby Creek Metro Park – learn about how dinosaurs lived! Ages 3-5.

2:30 PM – Disney’s Enchanted Tales at Marcus Theatres – see a classic Disney movie on the big screen at Marcus Crosswoods and Marcus Pickerington on Friday, Saturday and Sunday! This week’s movie is The Lion King and tickets are just $6/person. Click the link for a coloring sheet – bring in the coloring sheet and receive a free complimentary-sized popcorn! There are several movie times throughout the weekend.

4:00 PM – Family Night Fridays at Tree of Life Play + Cafe – for $30 enjoy a family pass to the play area and a large 1 tipping pizza and a drink pitcher.

4:45 PM – Disney’s Enchanted Tales at Marcus Theatres – see a classic Disney movie on the big screen at Marcus Crosswoods and Marcus Pickerington on Friday, Saturday and Sunday! This week’s movie is The Lion King and tickets are just $6/person. Click the link for a coloring sheet – bring in the coloring sheet and receive a free complimentary-sized popcorn! There are several movie times throughout the weekend.

7:00 PM – Pete The Cat at Abbey Theater At The Dublin Community Recreation Center – watch Pete the Cat as he moves in with the Bibble family! This is a 60 minute show with no intermission. Recommended for PreK and up. There are several performances this weekend.

7:00 PM – Friday Nights Unlimited Pizza Skate at Skate Zone 71 – family skate is available from 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM for $10/person. That includes admission, skate rental and unlimited cheese pizza!

7:00 PM – Disney On Ice presents Dream Big at Nationwide Arena – watch your favorite Disney characters put their courage to the test! Featuring Moana on a voyage to restore the stolen heart of Te Fiti!


You’re Invited!

This Saturday from 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM I’m partnering with Fourteen Twenty Nine to offer you the opportunity to purchase some amazing brownies for a great cause!

Fourteen Twenty Nine is a social enterprise whose mission is to provide immediate needs to women who have been trafficked in Columbus, Ohio. Specializing in brownies, blondies, and cookies, owner Amanda bakes from her home and donates a portion of proceeds to  organizations in our community such as Reaching For The Shining Starz. Follow @fourteentwentyninecbus on Instagram!
 
Come out on February 1st during the Hilltop Art Hop to eat delicious brownies and write a special note to the women in need and encourage them for Valentine’s Day!
Date: Saturday, February 1, 2020
Time: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Location: The Design Refinery, 11 N. Westmoor Ave., Columbus, OH 43204

SATURDAY:

7:00 AM – National Ice Cream for Breakfast Day at Cookie Dough Creamery – celebrate National Ice Cream for Breakfast Day with freshly made waffle bites and maple syrup toppings! Come in your pajamas!

8:00 AM – Ice Cream for Breakfast Day at Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams – celebrate National Ice Cream for Breakfast Day with Jeni’s new Skillet cinnamon Roll Ice Cream! Coffee Floats will also be available in a souvenir Jeni’s mug (while supplies last)! All locations are participating.

9:00 AM – Roller Skating Lessons at Skate Zone 71 – walk-in for skating lessons for all skill levels! Fisher Price skates are available for kids. Adults are welcome too!

10:00 AM – Disney’s Enchanted Tales at Marcus Theatres – see a classic Disney movie on the big screen at Marcus Crosswoods and Marcus Pickerington on Friday, Saturday and Sunday! This week’s movie is The Lion King and tickets are just $6/person. Click the link for a coloring sheet – bring in the coloring sheet and receive a free complimentary-sized popcorn! There are several movie times throughout the weekend.

10:00 AM – Pete The Cat at Abbey Theater At The Dublin Community Recreation Center – watch Pete the Cat as he moves in with the Bibble family! This is a 60 minute show with no intermission. Recommended for PreK and up. There are several performances this weekend.

10:00 AM – Preschool Story Time at Grange Insurance Audubon Center – enjoy a nature-themed story time for preschoolers!

10:30 AM – LEGO Building Club at Plain City Public Library – kids 12 and under can drop in to create with LEGO Bricks!

11:00 AM – Disney On Ice presents Dream Big at Nationwide Arena – watch your favorite Disney characters put their courage to the test! Featuring Moana on a voyage to restore the stolen heart of Te Fiti!

11:00 AM – Graphic Novel Nerd Herd: Hilda at Westland Area Library – kids in grades 4-8 can explore the Hilda graphic novel series and design their own stories!

11:00 AM – Saturday Stories and Songs at Sycamore Plaza Library – drop in for an early literacy class for young children!

11:00 AM – Sensory Stories and Play at Pickerington Public Library – this sensory friendly story and play time will include songs, movement and a quieter environment. Registration is required.

12:00 PM – 2020 Chilly Open at Columbus Zoo and Aquarium – this event raises money for children’s charities in Central Ohio and features food from 30 restaurants, a silent auction, live music and an activity tent for children featuring live animal visits, face painting, games, crafts, snacks and more! Tickets available online.

12:00 PM – 1st Birthday Party at Get Air Pickerington – celebrate the first anniversary of Get Air with a balloon artist, Mickey Mouse, face painting, prizes and more!

12:00 PM – Uptown Valentine Cocoa Trail in Uptown Westerville – shop in Uptown Westerville and the local businesses will offer Hot Chocolate treats! Bring a can of soup to donate to WARM.

12:00 PM – Snapshots of the Family Farm at Gallant Farm – visit Gallant Farm to see a collection of photos from the 1930’s and 40’s. Bring your own pictures of your family farm to add to the collection!

12:15 PM – Disney’s Enchanted Tales at Marcus Theatres – see a classic Disney movie on the big screen at Marcus Crosswoods and Marcus Pickerington on Friday, Saturday and Sunday! This week’s movie is The Lion King and tickets are just $6/person. Click the link for a coloring sheet – bring in the coloring sheet and receive a free complimentary-sized popcorn! There are several movie times throughout the weekend.

1:00 PM – Pete The Cat at Abbey Theater At The Dublin Community Recreation Center – watch Pete the Cat as he moves in with the Bibble family! This is a 60 minute show with no intermission. Recommended for PreK and up. There are several performances this weekend.

1:00 PM – Kids Weekend at Cabela’s – learn about Crappie fishing and basic casting skills during this free activity! 

2:00 PM – “It’s A Chilly Day In The Neighborhood” at Dublin Toy Emporium – drop off the kids or stay and play while they do a colored ice cube craft! There will be a mini-cupcake to decorate, playtime and a themed hunt around the toy store.

2:00 PM – Steam-y Saturday at Sycamore Plaza Library – all ages can enjoy STEAM-themed activities. Adults may assist! Register online.

2:30 PM – Disney’s Enchanted Tales at Marcus Theatres – see a classic Disney movie on the big screen at Marcus Crosswoods and Marcus Pickerington on Friday, Saturday and Sunday! This week’s movie is The Lion King and tickets are just $6/person. Click the link for a coloring sheet – bring in the coloring sheet and receive a free complimentary-sized popcorn! There are several movie times throughout the weekend.

3:00 PM – Disney On Ice presents Dream Big at Nationwide Arena – watch your favorite Disney characters put their courage to the test! Featuring Moana on a voyage to restore the stolen heart of Te Fiti!

3:30 PM – Pete The Cat at Abbey Theater At The Dublin Community Recreation Center – watch Pete the Cat as he moves in with the Bibble family! This is a 60 minute show with no intermission. Recommended for PreK and up. There are several performances this weekend.

4:00 PM – Forts, Fire & Fun at Blacklick Woods Metro Park – build a fort. learn to build a fire and play in the Natural Play area. Ages 4-15.

4:45 PM – Disney’s Enchanted Tales at Marcus Theatres – see a classic Disney movie on the big screen at Marcus Crosswoods and Marcus Pickerington on Friday, Saturday and Sunday! This week’s movie is The Lion King and tickets are just $6/person. Click the link for a coloring sheet – bring in the coloring sheet and receive a free complimentary-sized popcorn! There are several movie times throughout the weekend.

5:30 PM – Owls – Whoo’s Calling? at Battelle Darby Creek Metro Park – use calls to call for owls on a 1 mile hike.

6:00 PM – Fourteen Twenty Nine at the Hilltop Art Hop – support Fourteen Twenty Nine and local survivors of human trafficking by buying a delicious brownie on February 1st during the Hilltop Art Hop. There will also be the opportunity to write a special note to the women in need and encourage them for Valentine’s Day!

7:00 PM – Disney On Ice presents Dream Big at Nationwide Arena – watch your favorite Disney characters put their courage to the test! Featuring Moana on a voyage to restore the stolen heart of Te Fiti!

SUNDAY:

9:00 AM – Kids Yoga & Storytime at Cover to Cover Bookstore – join GoYoga for games, storytelling and physical activities. $10/child, ages 5-8.

10:00 AM – Disney’s Enchanted Tales at Marcus Theatres – see a classic Disney movie on the big screen at Marcus Crosswoods and Marcus Pickerington on Friday, Saturday and Sunday! This week’s movie is The Lion King and tickets are just $6/person. Click the link for a coloring sheet – bring in the coloring sheet and receive a free complimentary-sized popcorn! There are several movie times throughout the weekend.

11:00 AM – All Day Open Play at the NEW Blue Monkey – check out the new location of Blue Monkey with open play for just $5. Make sure to wear socks!

11:00 AM – Disney On Ice presents Dream Big at Nationwide Arena – watch your favorite Disney characters put their courage to the test! Featuring Moana on a voyage to restore the stolen heart of Te Fiti!

11:00 AM – Mommy & Me Walk 2020 at Polaris Fashion Place – register by 1/31 for a .5, 1 or 2 mile walk raising funds for the Columbus Diaper Bank! Kids 8 and under are free.

12:00 PM – KidsLinked.com’s Baby & Kids Galleria Event at Polaris Fashion Place – shop and learn about all things babies and kids! This event features over 70 vendors, activities and entertainment focused on families who are expecting or have young children. Swag bags for the first 100 families!

12:00 PM – Snapshots of the Family Farm at Gallant Farm – visit Gallant Farm to see a collection of photos from the 1930’s and 40’s. Bring your own pictures of your family farm to add to the collection!

12:15 PM – Disney’s Enchanted Tales at Marcus Theatres – see a classic Disney movie on the big screen at Marcus Crosswoods and Marcus Pickerington on Friday, Saturday and Sunday! This week’s movie is The Lion King and tickets are just $6/person. Click the link for a coloring sheet – bring in the coloring sheet and receive a free complimentary-sized popcorn! There are several movie times throughout the weekend.

1:00 PM – Super Fowl Sunday at Blendon Woods Metro Park – take a walk to Thoreau Lake to look for waterfowl.

1:00 PM – Kids Weekend at Cabela’s – learn about Crappie fishing and basic casting skills during this free activity! 

2:00 PM – Bison at Battelle Darby Creek Metro Park – take a hike from the Nature Center to look for bison in the park.

2:30 PM – Disney’s Enchanted Tales at Marcus Theatres – see a classic Disney movie on the big screen at Marcus Crosswoods and Marcus Pickerington on Friday, Saturday and Sunday! This week’s movie is The Lion King and tickets are just $6/person. Click the link for a coloring sheet – bring in the coloring sheet and receive a free complimentary-sized popcorn! There are several movie times throughout the weekend.

3:00 PM – Disney On Ice presents Dream Big at Nationwide Arena – watch your favorite Disney characters put their courage to the test! Featuring Moana on a voyage to restore the stolen heart of Te Fiti!

4:30 PM – The Royals Project family night at Skate America – all ages can skate with several Disney and Marvel characters! $6/skater.

4:45 PM – Disney’s Enchanted Tales at Marcus Theatres – see a classic Disney movie on the big screen at Marcus Crosswoods and Marcus Pickerington on Friday, Saturday and Sunday! This week’s movie is The Lion King and tickets are just $6/person. Click the link for a coloring sheet – bring in the coloring sheet and receive a free complimentary-sized popcorn! There are several movie times throughout the weekend.

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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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