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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