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

It felt weird typing March in the date for the events this weekend.  There’s a lot of family fun(teens included) to be had.  I’m not going to spoil the fun.  

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🚪The Rooms at Easton, presented by COSI

160 Easton Town Ctr, Columbus

Explore The Rooms at Easton – a mysterious exhibit produced by COSI that engages your senses and allows you to investigate intriguing science concepts. You’re the key, so go ahead and unlock these themed rooms and explore illusions, be part of a social experiment, and see your surroundings in a new light.  

Please note: children under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. 

Located on Level 1 of the Easton Station, The Rooms at Easton are open during these hours:

Monday-Thursday: 12 PM-8 PM

Friday-Saturday: 12 PM-9 PM

Sunday: 12 PM-6 PM

👨🏻‍⚕️Discovery Fridays – Career in Pharmacy @ Main Library

3/1, 3-4 PM

Ages 12-17.  Meet Brad, a pharmacist, in the Teen section. Learn more about pharmacy and ask questions about how medicine gets to you. Discover something new!

🐰Bring the Farm to You! Rabbit Rearing @Bexley Library

3/1, 4-5 PM

Join Bring the Farm to You and learn all about rabbits and how to take care of them at this one-hour program. You will also meet the ambassador rabbit who will be our guest in the Children’s Department for the first two weeks of March.

🎲Game Night @ Northwest Library

3/1, 7-9 PM 

2280 Hard Road, Columbus

Roll the dice and spin to win! Join us after hours for some good-natured competition and fun. Board games and refreshments provided.

🎉WEA Read Across America Kick-Off Event @ Worthington Community Center

3/1, 6:30-8:30 PM

345 E Wilson Bridge Rd, Worthington

Join the Worthington Education Association for a night of FREE family fun at the Worthington Community Center! From 6:30-8:30, enjoy face painting, balloon twisting, animals from the Columbus Zoo, storytimes with the Worthington Library, crafts, snacks, and open gyms!

🐥Chick Hatching: Watch Live on the First Floor @Westerville Library

Watch live as incubating eggs hatch into fuzzy chicks. On display from March 1-20. Approximate hatch date is March 12. 

🥞Maple Sugar Pancake Breakfast @ Stratford Ecological

3/2,  8 AM-1 PM

3083 Liberty Rd, Delaware

Spring has sprung, the sap is flowing, bring your family out to celebrate the season at Stratford!  Start the day with a farm fresh breakfast of home-made whole wheat pancakes, Stratford sausage and local maple syrup.  Then enjoy a hike along the creek to the sugar shack learning all about the sugaring process.  Don’t forget to visit the farm animals.  There may be a new lamb in the barn!

$10/adult and $5/child. Seating options at 8am, 9am, 10am, 11am, and Noon. Limited spots. Advanced Registration required – Register online at https://stratfordecologicalcenter.org/event/maple-sugar-pancake-breakfast-2/

🥞Worthington Pancake Day @ Thomas Worthington High School

3/2, 8 AM-2 PM

300 West Dublin Granville Rd, Worthington

Pancake Day is a huge family event in the Worthington community with over 3,000 attending each year. A great breakfast + SuperGames, Silent Auction, Raffles, Entertainment, Sports Equipment Swap, Contests, Food, Friends and Fun!

🌽New Albany Indoor Farmers Market

3/2, 9 AM-12 PM

150 W Main St Ste B, New Albany

Join us at the Heit Center on the first Saturday of the month November 2018-March 2019! You will be able to enjoy seasonal offerings, beautifully hand crafted artisan products, an inviting array of produce, fresh baked goods, savory pastries and locally made honey, coffee and more.

Your experience will be enhanced by good foods, smiling shoppers and a community experience like no other.

Our mission is to provide the community with a venue encouraging awareness and use of locally grown and produced goods that promote healthy eating.

-Locally grown and sourced produce, cheese and meats

-Live music

-Food trucks

-35+ merchants

-Connect to producers, friends and neighbors

-Most merchants are certified Organic or All Natural

🎊Grand Opening @ KIDZ Corner

3/2, 10 AM-2 PM

80 N Hamilton Rd. Ste 4, Gahanna

Come join us to celebrate the opening of Kidz Corner Indoor Play! Enjoy half price unlimited open play and check out our memberships, upcoming events and classes. 

👩🏻‍🌾Ready, Set, Go! @ Gallant Farm

3/2, 10-12 PM

2150 Buttermilk Hill Road, Delaware

In the 1930’s, like today, farmers had to get equipment ready for the spring planting. Join our farm staff as they ready equipment such as planters, mowers, plows and more for spring chores around the farm. Find out how the various equipment is used as well. Free; all ages.

📝K-12 Summer Opportunities & Engagement Fair – Columbus City Schools @ Main Library

3/2, 11 AM-2 PM

96 S. Grant Avenue, Columbus

Summer Engagement Fair provides opportunities to support students at home, helps students stay engaged over the summer & provides access to community resources. 30+ exhibitors & sessions for parents.

📚Sensory Storytime @ Pickerington Library

3/2, 11 AM

7861 Refugee Rd, Pickerington

Sensory Storytime is a class specifically designed for children with special needs, combining books, songs, movement, and sensory activities into a program that stimulates all five senses and promotes learning in a fun way. 

Held at the Sycamore Plaza Library before hours, Sensory Storytime will feature dim lights, quieter music, fidget toys, interactive learning, a visual schedule, and the flexibility for children to move. Time is provided after the program for families to use the library before it opens for the day.

Registration is required. Register online or by calling the Pickerington Main Youth Services Department at 614-837-4104 ext. 231.

🥞Annual Maple Syrup Festival @ Malabar State Farm

3/2 and 3/3 and 3/9 and 3/10, 12-4 PM

Experience sugar camp with live historical demonstrations, horse drawn wagon rides  music, food and maple products for sale (cash recommended)

Donations to horse group appreciated. March 2nd, 3rd, 9th and 10th 12p- 4p.

For more info visit www.malabarfarm.org/events or call (419) 892-2784.

👨‍👩‍👧Family Fun Day @Eleven29

3/2, 1-4 PM

6561 E Livingston Ave, Reynoldsburg

Join us for Eleven29 Events first Family Fun Day!  Designed to allow your child to play while you check out some of our local vendors. Games, face painting, music, raffle prizes, and more for only $5! 

🥞Maple Time @ Slate Run Historical Farm

3/2, and 3/3,  1-3 PM

1375 State Route 674 N, Canal Winchester

Sample this sweet treat and learn about making maple syrup the 1880s way. A short hike to the sugar bush leaves the Farm at 1 and 2pm. Sap collecting and boiling is weather dependent but all other activities will take place. Call 614.833.1880 to see if sap is flowing. Meet at Farmhouse

👍🏻The Mighty Hedgehog!

3/2, 2-3 PM

7861 Refugee Rd, Pickerington

This event for all ages will be held at Sycamore Plaza Library.

Experts from the Hedgehog Welfare Society will introduce us to the might and majesty of the ever-adorable hedgehog.  Learn all about their diet, habitat, and behavior, and meet ambassador hedgehogs, who will be on hand to mesmerize attendees, sharing their story the only way they know how: through unbearable cuteness.

Registration is required: register online! 

🍮Tween Taste Test: Mug Cakes @ Old Worthington Library

3/2, 2:30-3:30 PM 

820 High Street, Worthington

Follow a recipe or get creative! With basic ingredients like butter, sugar and eggs, can you go wrong?? For ages 9-11.

🔨Teen Volunteer Day at the Library – Toy Adaptation Project

3/2, 2-4 PM

Hilliard  Branch- Meeting Room 1A-4500 Hickory Chase Way

Registration Required.  The OSU College of Engineering will facilitate a workshop showing how to adapt toys for children with disabilities. Registration is required. Must provide email address. Ages 12 – 17 only.

🖌Free Family Day | Make an Impression @ Zanesville Museum of Art

3/2, 2-4 PM

620 Military Road, Zanesville

Make an impression with hands-on art activities inspired by new ZMA exhibition Catching the Light: American Impressionism in conjunction with Cincinnati Art Galleries. Paint, sculpt, and draw using vibrant colors, bold brushstrokes, and more exciting impressionistic techniques. Bring the whole family for an afternoon of creative fun, music, and delicious snacks. 

Family Day is generously supported by the Beaux Arts Club.

Additional Information:

   Saturday, March 2, 2–4 pm, at the ZMA 

   Free and open to the public 

   No registration required 

   For more information please call (740) 452-0741

Support provided by the Ohio Arts Council and the Taylor-McHenry Memorial Fund. Thank you.

🐢Creature Feature: Amphibians @ Highbanks Metro Park

3/3, 2-3 PM

9466 Columbus Pike, Lewis Center

Meet amphibians and learn about what make these animals special.

♥️Kindness Rocks

3/2, 3-4 PM

6975 E Livingston Ave, Reynoldsburg

Help spread kindness through the world by decorating rocks and hiding them for someone else to find. Meet at Nature Center

📍Please note-information is provided as listed in events, if a change is created, these may effect what was provided. I do my best to supply information as available

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