Decisions, Decisions, Decisions…11/1-11/3

A more relaxing weekend after all the Halloween fun.  And Fall weather, ahh! What will you choose?

📚First Friday Storytime @ Blendon Woods

11/1, 10 AM

4265 E Dublin Granville Rd

Joinus at the Nature Center for a few stories about animals and nature! Ages 2-6. 

👨‍👩‍👧‍👦Family Fun Night @ LifeGiving Church

11/1, 6-8:30 PM

395 North Sunbury Rd, Westerville

We are excited to be hosting Family Fun Night again this year!   Friday, November 1st  from 6pm to 8:30pmwe are hosting our annual Family Fun Night INDOORS! 

We will have inflatables, carnival games, face painting, free food, cotton candy and candy for kids to take home with them. We’re located at 395 North Sunbury Road in Westerville.  It will be a great time so bring some friends!  See you there!

🍎New Albany Indoor Farmers Market

11/2, 9 AM-12 PM

200 Market Square, New Albany

Our indoor season begins Saturday, November 2from 9:00 a.m. – noon inside the beautiful Phil Heit Center for Healthy New Albany, 1500 West Main Street in New Albany, Ohio.The market will run one time per month on the first Saturday of the month, November through March. 

We strive to bring you locally produced products: honey, fresh & local produce, meat and poultry, salsas, baked goods, coffee, artisan goods, ice cream, eggs, pastas and sauces, etc. Live music and a warm, community atmosphere.

🌽Worthington Farmers Market – Indoor Season Opens @The Shops at Worthington Place

11/2, 9 AM-12 PM

7227 N High St, Worthington,

It’s time to get warm and cozy with us at the Worthington Farmers Market Indoor Season begins! That’s right! The Worthington Farmers Market can be enjoyed year-round! Join us for our indoor season opener, Saturday, November 2and every Saturday, though April, from 9am-12pminside the Shops at Worthington Place on High Street.

🐸Sawmill Saturday @ Sawmill Wetlands

11/2, 10 AM-12 PM

2638-2674 Sawmill Place Blvd

Join us for a special event with GreenSpot and Franklin County Soil and Water to learn how you can protect Ohio’s water resources.  There will be activities for all ages, library books, art projects, music  and other ways to get involved.  The Wetlands are open from dawn to dusk every day!.

👍🏻Autism-Friendly LEGO Party @ Old Worthington Library

11/2, 10-11:30 AM

820 High St.Worthington

Young patrons with autism, or other sensory sensitivity, and their families are invited to play without crowds and other distractions. Presented in partnership with the Autism Society of Central Ohio.

🌳Make A Hiking Stick @ Three Creeks Metro Park

11/2, 10-11:30 AM

3860 Bixby Road, Groveport

Get ready for your walking adventures by making your own hiking stick. We’ll provide all the materials you need and it’ll look better than the beaver-chewed stump in the picture! 

🎃Halloween With The Dorks : Kid Friendly! (Plus sensory hour) @Car Dorks Mobile Wash & Detail

11/2, 11 AM-4 PM

6751 Taylor RoadA1, Blacklick

Trick or treating is on a school night? Bummer.

Celebrating Halloween with “the older kids” is too scary? Bummer! 

I’m very proud to announce our first Halloween With The Dorks. This very special event is FAMILY FRIENDLY and has an emphasis on the kiddos that aren’t quite ready for the “pop out of the closet with a bloody chainsaw” type of experience yet… and best of all, it’s not on a school night!

We’ll be converting our detailing shop to a not-so-haunted house with games, activities, costume “contest” (spoiler alert, everyone’s costumes are going to be the best we’ve ever seen), and we’re working on potentially having a car show type trunk or treat type of an activity!

If you’re a local business interested in sponsoring an activity, please reach out to us! 

**** SENSORY TIME is the first hour of the event (11am-Noon) ****

I can imagine Halloween being very overwhelming for any of our kids that are sensitive to flashing lights, loud noises, crowds, etc so if LOVE to dedicate an hour for the event where we’ll have the lights on, but still enjoy the festive environment, activities, etc.

⚙️Edheads’ Super STEM Saturday @ The Shops at Worthington Place

11/2, 1-4 PM

7227 N High St., Worthington

Students will enjoy hands-on activities, games and simulations that demonstrate careers like materials science, construction, user experience testing, engineering, and more. You could win prizes and will take home cool stuff just for attending!

Parents will learn about educational pathways to fulfilling careers and pick up tips on how to guide your children toward success.

Our event is free to all that are eager to learn, thanks to our sponsors: Hyperion, CoverMyMedsKokosing, Inc.NationwideSafelite AutoGlassHondaVeeva SystemsParker HannifinSTEM UColumbus State Community Collegeand The Ohio State UniversityCollege of Engineering.

🙌🏼National Bison Day @ Battelle Darby Metro Park

11/2, 1-4 PM

415 Darby Creek Drive, Galloway

Celebrate our National Mammal! Enjoy crafts, games and snacks in the Nature Center. Learn all about bison and meet the Darby herd on a short walk. All ages welcome!

🍂Hike Around the Lake @ Blendon Woods

11/2, 2-3 PM

4265 E Dublin Granville Rd, Columbus

Enjoy a special opportunity to explore the meadows behind Thoreau Lake on this 2 mile off-trail hike. Meet at Nature Center.

💀Dia de los Muertos Community Celebration @ Columbus Museum of Art

11/2, 5:30-8:30 PM

480 E Broad St, Columbus

Celebrate Day of the Dead with dancing and live music from Al Son Del Iya, art-making, a community offrenda, craft cocktails & tasty bites.  Cost of the program is $10 for nonmembers, $5 for members. 

Trunk or Treat @ Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church

11/2, 6 PM

White Rd. Grove CityJoin us for a fun family event trick or treat.  Wear your Halloween best!

👍🏻GSO Open House Fall Halloween Party

11/2, 6-8 PM

123 Granville St, Columbus

Are you a Gahanna resident with a Special Needs Child?  If so, Gahanna Special Olympics is hosting a Fall Halloween party, Saturday, November 2nd from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pmat Mifflin Presbyterian Church and we would love to meet you!   

Gahanna Special Olympics is a safe place for your special needs child to feel at home with their peers.

Whether you just want to come see what we are

about or you have been a part of the organization for years, we would love to have

you!

Come in your costumes.  Trick or treating, dancing, and snacks

will be available.

Register and join us on a fun-filled night!

🔥Tall Tales and Campfire Stories @ Picassos

11/2, 7-9 PM

1974 N Mallway Dr. Upper Arlington

Hear outrageous and hilarious tales and decide Columbus’s best storyteller! An hour and a half of stories (5-7 minutes each) will keep the whole family entertained and your imagination engaged. 

This is a free event, but confirming attendance is encourage for planning purposes. If you wish to tell a story at the event, please contact eric@picassosasrtstudio.com

🔥Campfire Cooking With Two Hungry Naturalists @ Three Creeks Metro Park

11/3, 2-4 PM

3860 Bixby Road, Groveport

Greg and Scott, Three Creeks Metro Park’s own “Two Hungry Naturalists” have had a busy summer and fall. That means they’re even more hungry than usual and ready to cook! Bring your questions, sense of humor and appetite as they demonstrate campfire cooking. Meets at the Confluence Area, 3860 Bixby Rd, Groveport.

👨‍👩‍👧‍👦Free Family-Friendly Library Concert w/ ProMusica @ Columbus Library Dublin Branch

11/3, 2-3 PM

75 N High St, Dublin

Bring the kids and join ProMusica’s Woodwind Quintet at your local library! We’ll explore opposites in music as we sing, listen, and dance to tunes, combining live music with corresponding books and stories available for everyone to enjoy.

We are proud to present FREE, family-friendly concerts in collaboration with our neighborhood libraries. All ages are welcome!

For more info on our Library Series: https://promusicacolumbus.org/education-outreach/kids-families/

🎃Trunk-or-Treat @ CenterPoint Church

11/3, 3-5 PM

6861 Bale Kenyon Road, Lewis Center

A fun, FREE event for the whole family!

Mark your calendar now for this fun community event. Bring your kiddos in their costumes to “trunk-or-treat” from car to car, then stay for hot dogs, chips, popcorn & cider or water. 

We’ll also have the bounce house out, a photo spot, and a Halloween DJ. 

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