Decisions, Decisions, Decisions 11/8-11/10

Plenty of fun to keep you busy this weekend!  Dinos, crafting, hikes, farmer’s markets and more.  What will your family choose?

👨‍👩‍👧‍👦Family Fun Night: Games and Lantern Hike @ Highbanks Metro Park

11/8, 6-7:30 PM

9466 Columbus Pike, Lewis Center

Enjoy an evening of family fun as the nature center stays open late. Bring your family and  enjoy various indoor  games including:  giant jenga, cornhole (indoors), ladder golf and family board games. 6-6:45pm. Campfire and smores will be offered weather permitting. Join us at 6:45pmfor a lantern hike. Limited number of lanterns available. Bring your own lantern or flashlight. Parking limited at the nature center. Additional parking is available with a short walk over from the  Oak Coves picnic area. For ages 3+.

🦖Dinosaurs After Hou-ROARS @ Delaware District Library

11/8, 6:30-7:30 PM

84 E Winter St, Delaware

Join us after hours as we explore the world of dinosaurs! Learn with experts from COSI and pretend to be paleontologists by digging for dinosaur bones, creating fossils, and snagging a picture with a dinosaur! A family program for all ages that inspires learning through creative play! 

👨‍👩‍👧‍👦Family Night @ Worthington Community Center

11/8, 6:30-9 PM

345 E. Wilson Bridge Rd Worthington

Unplug and connect! Leave the electronics at home and come to the Community Center starting this Fridayfor a free night of crafts, games, and connecting as a family! Children must be accompanied by an adult.

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

11/9, 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 2 and every Saturday, though April, from 9am-12pminside the Shops at Worthington Place on High Street.

👍🏻HOMAGE Game Days in Columbus – Free Beer

11/9, 9 AM

Fuel up for the drive down the field EVERY Ohio State Football game this season at both of our Columbus shops. FREE beer (and donuts + coffee for those morning games) each home and away game at our Easton and Short Northshops.

See you out there, Buckeyes.

👧🏻Lazer KrazeMunchkin Madness(Lewis Center and Gahannalocations)

11/9, 11 AM-1 PM 

459 Orange Point Dr, Ste B, Lewis Centerand 5524 N. Hamilton Rd Gahanna

Munchkin Madness session is every Saturday morningat both Columbus locations and is just $15 per person for all you can play laser tag from 11am-1pm.  Everyone is guaranteed at least 3 missions but they often get more. 

❄️JCPenney Kids Zone Frozen Event @ Indian Mound Mall

11/9, 11 AM-12 PM

771 S 30th St Ste 9001, Heath

Fun for all, free for all! Parents, bring your kids to JCPenney!

 Fun projects just for kids.Kids will receive a collectible pin for every project they finish.  Materials for crafts and activities will be provided.  All kids must be accompanied by a parent.  Plus just for parents – an extra 10% off coupon for use in-store only on the day of the event.  Coupon can be combined with other coupon!  It’s a win-win….don’t miss out!

🐴Read with the Horses @ Stockhands Horses For Healing

11/9. 1-3 PM

3788 Olentangy River Rd, Delaware

Whether you are looking for the motivation that will inspire a love of reading in your child or an innovative way to continue to embrace the wonders of reading with your fluent reader, children of all ages and abilities are welcome to come explore the joy of reading with our horses! 

Admission is FREE!  Reach out to info@stockhands.orgor MichelleLLowe8@gmail.comfor more information. 

🥘Native American Soup @ Blendon Woods

11/9, 2-3 PM

4265 E Dublin Granville Rd, Columbus

Learn about some ingredients Native Americans may have used in food preparation and taste a delicious hot soup on a fall day. Meet at Nature Center.

🌳Nature School: Trees @ Blacklick Woods
11/9, 2-3 PM

6975 E Livingston Ave, Reynoldsburg

Come learn how to identify some common trees in central Ohio. Meet at the Nature Center.

🦉2nd Sundays @ Ohio Wildlife Center

11/10, 12 PM

9000 Dublin Rd.Powell

Come visit Ohio Wildlife Center to learn, explore and discover.  Our Center sits on 20 acres of woods, wetlands and meadows providing a permanent sanctuary to 59 animals ranging from coyote and fox to hawks, owls, squirrels and turtles.  Have opportunities to get up close to some of our permanent Animal Ambassadors.  

Learn how to coexist with your wild neighbors.

Experience an exciting animal enrichment activity at 1p.  

Make memories with wildlife and nature.

This family-friendly event occurs on the 2nd Sunday of each month

$5/person, kids 5 and under free

🖌Fall Crafts @ Blacklick Woods

11/10, 12-2 PM

6975 E Livingston Ave, Reynoldsburg

Stop by the nature center to make some fall-themed crafts. Ages 4-12.


11/10, 1-3 PM

2150 Buttermilk Hill, Delaware

Learn how plants can provide colorful dyes and what it might mean to be “dyed-in-the-wool.” The Delaware County Master Gardeners will be on hand to help you plan your own “Dye Garden” for next year.

🌽Gahanna Farmer’s Market @ Shepard Church of the Nazarene

11/10, 1-3 PM

425 S Hamilton Rd. Gahanna

Expect to see all your favorite regular Gahanna Farmer’s Market vendors.

🌳Woodpecker Wonders @ Blendon Woods

11/10,  2-3 PM

4265 E Dublin Granville Rd, Columbus

Search for woodpeckers on a 1.5 mile off-trail hike through the Blendon Ravines property. Meet at 5280 Cambria Way, Westerville. Park along the street. 

🐍Columbus Zooat the Conservatory 

11/10, 2-2:30 PM

1777 E Broad St, Columbus

Animal ambassadors from Columbus Zoo and Aquariummake a special appearance at Franklin ParkConservatory every second Sunday of the month! Every animal guest is a surprise, so be sure to visit often! Included with admission. 

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🙌🏼Tale of the Tepee @ Battelle Darby CreekMetro Park

11/10, 2-4 PM

1415 Darby Creek Dr.

Explore a Native American hunting shelter. Learn how it was built and try your hand at flint knapping. All Ages. Meet us at the Nature Center.

🛍Ohio Explored Autumn Maker Mart @ Strongwater Food and Spirits

11/10, 12-6 PM

401 W Town St

Shoplocal with 70+ Ohio Made vendors during our Autumn Maker Mart on November 10 from noon – 6pm! Visit OhioExplored.comfor more details.

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