What Should We Do This Weekend? January 26-28, 2018

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1. Gahanna Herbal Trail

When: Beginning January 22, 2018
Time: anytime
Location: 167 Mill St., Gahanna, OH 43230
Phone: 614-418-9114

Gahanna is the Herb Capital of Ohio and this year they are launching The Herbal Adventure Family Fun Pass to showcase local businesses! Pick up your Adventure Pass at Visit Gahanna or any of the participating businesses and begin visiting the local shops to collect stickers and special deals! When participants have collected 5 stickers, you can stop by Visit Gahanna to choose a gift! Click the link for participating locations!

2. Disney On Ice presents Reach For The Stars at Nationwide Arena

When: January 24-28, 2018
Time: various show times
Location: 200 W. Nationwide Blvd., Columbus, OH 43215

Watch your Disney favorites on ice this week only!

3. Little Red Riding Hood at Columbus Children’s Theatre

When: January 11-28, 2018
Time: T & F: 7:30 PM, S & S: 1:00 PM & 3:30 PM
Location: Park Street Theatre, 512 Park St., Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: 614-224-6672

This 60 minute performance of the story of Little Red Riding Hood is perfect for kids ages 6 and up and includes audience participation! A Sensory friendly performance is also available on Friday, January 19 at 1:00 PM.

4. Messy Art at Piccadilly

When: Friday, January 26, 2018
Time: 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Location: 2501 E. Main St. Bexley, OH 43209
Phone:  614-725-0204

Messy Art is for kids 18 months to 4 years old and allows kids to explore colors and textures while making a creative mess! No clean up necessary!

5. $5 Friday Pony Rides at Horse-N-Round Fun

When: Friday, January 26, 2018
Time: 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Location: 7042 Feder Rd. Galloway, OH 43119
Phone: 614-204-5353

Kids and adults can take a 5 minute horse ride for $5! Every 10th rider will be free! All are welcome to show up, no reservation needed, and spend some time around horses and possibly other farm animals!

6. Open Lab at The Simplr STEAM Playground

When: Friday, January 26, 2018
Time: 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Location: 710 Cross Pointe Rd., Gahanna, OH 43230
Phone: 614-860-5012

Kids ages 5-14 can explore the Simplr STEAM Playground with guidance from instructors on site. This is an open play time where kids can check out the latest gadgets, robots, LEGOs, 3D printing, Minecraft and more! Children can be dropped off and picked up by 7:00 PM. Cost is $15 for non-members and $12 for members.

7. Friday Family Nights at Amaze Columbus

When: Friday, January 26, 2018
Time: 6:00 PM
Location: 989 N. Fourth St., Columbus OH 43201
Phone: 614-947-1010

Friday nights in January get a kid’s ticket for half price with the purchase of an adult ticket! Appropriate for ages 5 and up.

8. Unlimited Pizza Skate Night! at Skate Zone 71

When: Friday, January 26, 2018
Time: 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Location: 4900 Evanswood Dr., Columbus, OH 43229
Phone: 614-846-5626

$10 per person includes admission, skate rental and unlimited cheese pizza! Adults who are not skating are $6/person.

9. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets™ – In Concert at Ohio Theatre

When: Saturday & Sunday, January 27 & 28, 2-18
Time: various show times
Location: 39 E. State St., Columbus, OH 43215

The Columbus Symphony Orchestra will perform the music of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets while the movie plays on the big screen in high-def! See the link for show times and ticketing!

10. SaveTheCrew Pfannkuchen Breakfast at Das KaffeeHaus von Frau Burkhart

When: Saturday, January 27, 2018
Time: 7:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: 1036 S. Front St., Columbus, OH 43206
Phone: 614-800-2987

All you can eat German pancakes plus coffee will be available for $9.99/person. A portion of the process will benefit the #SaveTheCrew movement!

11. Nostalgic Treat Saturday at Bake Me Happy

When: Saturday, January 27, 2018
Time: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Location: 106 E. Moler St., Columbus, OH 43207
Phone: 614-477-3642

Gluten-free bakery, Bake Me Happy is bringing back all your favorite treats for one day only – gluten free! Oatmeal Creme Clouds, Zebra Cakes, King Dongs, SnoBalls and more!

12. Saturday Studio Art: Hot Chocolate at Art With Anna

When: Saturday, January 27, 2018
Time: 9:30 AM – 10:45 AM
Location: 420 N. Cassady Ave., Bexley, OH 43209
Phone: 614-252-1881

This Saturday Studio Art class has a hot chocolate theme! Drop off kids ages 4 and up! Click the link for ticket info!

13. HOOT 79: Puppies at Gateway Film Center

When: Saturday, January 27, 2018
Time: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: 1550 N. High St., Columbus, OH 43201
Phone: 614-545-2255

This event takes place the last Saturday of each month and includes family friendly activities like games, stories, crafts and live music by the Shazzbots! The kid-friendly short films start at 11:00 AM. This month’s theme is Puppies! All movies are rated “G” and admission is free with a suggestion donation of a canned good for The Open Shelter! Recommended for ages 1-8.

14. Mozart’s 262nd Birthday Celebration at Mozart’s

When: Saturday, January 27, 2018
Time: 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Location: 4784 N. High St., Columbus, OH 43214
Phone: 614-268-3687

Mozart’s celebrates Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s 262nd Birthday with a big thank you to their customers! There will be live music, pastry samples, a piano-shaped birthday cake and more! At 5:00 PM Chief Guest Vicki Bowen Hewes will share about Dress for Success Columbus!

15. Christine’s Big Hair Adventures Book Signing Event at Half Price Books

When: Saturday, January 27, 2018
Time: 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Location: 100 Meadow Park Ave., Lewis Center, OH 43035
Phone: 513-259-7461

Christine’s Big Hair Adventures is having an Official Book Signing at the Half Price Books in Lewis Center. There will be a story reading and giveaways!

16. J.Tiger Martial Arts New Year Buddy Bash at J. Tiger Martial Arts Taekwondo

When: Saturday, January 27, 2018
Time: 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Location: 6627 Dublin Center Dr., Dublin, OH 43017
Phone: 514-553-7765

This celebration includes free Taekwondo classes, a pizza party, demonstrations and raffles!

17. Family Winter Luau at Gahanna/John E. Bickley YMCA

When: Saturday, January 27, 2018
Time: 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Location: 555 YMCA Pl, Gahanna, OH 43230
Contact: Kim.shearer@ymcacolumbus.org

The Family Winter Luau includes activities for all ages like pineapple bowling, hula hooping, bounce houses, imho and more!  There will also be a calming room available for those who need a sensory break! $15 per family for members/$35 for non members.

18. Kids Eat Free at City BBQ

When: Sunday, January 28, 2018
Time: 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Location: your local City Barbeque

This Sunday only, you can get one free Kid’s meal with each adult purchase of $7 or more!

19. Family Yoga at The Yoga Loft

When: Sunday, January 28, 2018
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: 9280 Dublin Rd, Unit D, Powell, OH 43065
Phone: 614-889-2526

Family yoga happens on the 4th Sunday of each month and lasts for 60 minutes!

20. Family Reading Festival at the Shops at Worthington Place

When: Sunday, January 28, 2018
Time: 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Location: 7227 N. High Street, Worthington, OH 43085

This family-friendly event sponsored by Worthington Libraries includes games, crafts, story times, costumed storybook characters, community agencies an more!

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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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