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What Should We Do This Weekend? Columbus, Ohio, March 4-6, 2022

Looking for something fun to do with the kids this weekend in Columbus? Try out one of these 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. Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella At The Palace Theatre

This weekend visit The Palace Theatre for Rodgers and Hammerstein’s presentation of Cinderella. This event is hosted by the Butterfly Guild of Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Tickets, times and prices are available online.

2. Welcome New Americans to Columbus with Seeds of Caring

Right now, there are families arriving in Columbus who have traveled long and far to find a new home. Because some had to leave in a hurry, they weren’t able to bring essentials, like soap or toothpaste. Through 3/27, join Seeds of Caring for their Anywhere project benefiting ETSS’s Family Care program and pack Personal Care Kits while learning about building empathy and creating a more inclusive community! 

3. The Works Around Town: EMT

Friday March 4th at 9:30am visit The Works for their interactive event Around Town, this week they will be featuring the day in the life of an EMT. This event is included with admission and is recommended for ages 2-6.

4. Play And Learn At Miller Park

Friday March 4th from 10am-noon visit Miller Park Library for a play and learn event. Each month there is a new activity recommended for ages 2-5 that will be presented in the kids section of the library.

Related: 5 Super Fun Playgrounds in Upper Arlington

5. Book Donation And Character Meet-And-Greet With Daniel Tiger

Saturday March 5th from 9am-noon visit WOSU Public Media for a fun event to meet Daniel Tiger and Katerina Kittycat. You can also donate a children’s book to benefit the Van Buren Center either in person at the event or online through Amazon Wishlist. This event is free and registration is required online in advance.

6. Kraft-N-Play At Dublin Library

Saturday March 5th from 9:45-11am visit the Dublin Library for a free Kraft-N-Play event hosted by Kreation’ Play Kafe’. There will be plenty of crafts and STEM activities for all. Registration in advance is required.

7. Maple Sugar Celebration At Stratford Ecological Center

Saturday March 5th from 10am-2pm visit Stratford Ecological Center for a fun filled event to welcome spring and celebrate the maple sugar season. There will be baby animals to hold, chickens to feed, a greenhouse to visit and also learn how to tap a tree for maple syrup. This event requires advanced registration and tickets are $10 per person(ages 2 and under are free).

8. Wild Storytime At Infirmary Mound Park

Saturday March 5th from 10am-11am visit Infirmary Mound Park for a story by the campfire and then take a hike to explore. Meet in the arena area and dress for the weather. Recommended for ages 3-6.

9. Stories And More At Tremont Library

Saturday March 5th from 10:30am-11am visit the Tremont Library for a family friendly event of stories and more. Stories and more will always have a great storytime with the bonus of new toys or a surprise guest!

10. Open Studio At Columbus Museum Of Art

Visit the Columbus Museum of Art on Saturday March 5th from 11am-2pm for Open Studio. All ages are welcome and a wide range of materials will be available for use to be creative with.

Related: Top 10 Things to do with Kids in Columbus, Ohio

11. Winter Hike And Campfire At Infirmary Mound Park

Saturday March 5th from noon-3pm visit Infirmary Mound Park for a self guided hike to visit various activity stations to unscramble a puzzle and win a prize! At the end of your hike there will be s’mores and hot chocolate! Activities start in the arena area.

12. Woodcock Wander At Sharon Woods

Saturday March 5th at 6:15pm visit Sharon Woods Metro Park for an evening of adventure out into the wet fields for a show of the American Woodcock. Terrain will be off trail and wet so dress for the conditions. There will also be dry land for viewing the birds. Meet in the Apple Ridge parking lot and look for the orange flag.

Related: Kid Friendly Trails at Columbus Metro Parks

13. Columbus Police And Fire Pipes & Drums St. Patricks Day Tune-Up

Saturday March 5th at 7pm support the Columbus Police And Fire Pipes & Drums as they tune up for the annual St. Patrick’s Day parade. This event is held outside of Station 67 at 379 W. Broad St.

14. Community Day At Franklin Park Conservatory

Sunday March 6th visit the conservatory during regular business hours for community day! Free admission for all ages with a Columbus or Franklin county ID. This would be a great time to experience the butterfly exhibit! Reserving your ticket in advance is highly recommended!

Related: Franklin Park Conservatory’s Children’s Garden is Unlike Anything Else in Columbus

15. Off-Trail Hike At Battelle Darby Creek

Sunday March 6th at noon, take an off trail hike at Battelle Darby Creek Metro Park. A naturalist will guide you on this hike. Meet at the bulletin board in Indian Ridge.

16. Pouring Workshop At Brush Crazy

Visit Brush Crazy on Sunday March 6th at 3pm for a pouring class using acrylic paints. Pour your favorite colors onto canvas for a unique art experience. Registration and fees listed  in the link above. 

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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!*