Decisions, Decisions, Decisions…4/12-4/14

Wow, so many fun activities to choose from this weekend!  Easter fun, drama, Marvel Day, Earth Day cleanups, fairies, Elves and bugs, foxes and more.  What will your family choose?

🎭Drama Kids at playtime @ Orange Library

4/12, 10-11 AM

7171 Gooding Blvd. Delaware

Drama Kids of North Columbus will be visiting us during our regularly scheduled Playtimes once a month.

🐴$5 Friday Pony Rides & Free Petting Zoo – April 12th 5pm-7pm @ Horse -N- Round Fun

4/12, 5-7 PM

7042 Feder Rd, Galloway

Rain or Shine indoor $5 Friday Pony Rides Friday, April 12th from 5pm-7pm

Come join us for some affordable fun in our indoor arena, especially if you haven’t been around horses much or at all along with farm animals! Some of our petting zoo will also be there to check out and pet for free!

This is great to come for those who want to be introduced to horses before trying riding lessons, 4h, a pony party, day camps, trail riding and more. Or simply those who are horse lovers and want to get their horse therapy in.

We guarantee to help boost confidence trying new things while putting smiles on you and your children(s) faces. 

Adults, teens & children of all ages are welcome!

Our pony can accommodate up to 75lbs. Our current full size horses can accommodate riders up to 250lbs.

🍬2019 Egg Scramble at the Community Center

4/12, 6:30 PM

333 E. Wilson Bridge Rd, Worthington

Hop on over Friday, April 12 for the Worthington Community Center’s annual egg hunt at McCord Park! Children will be able to hunt for candy and toy filled eggs at 6:30 PM sharp!  

**Notice**

Wilson Bridge Road is currently under construction with a water line replacement project, so please give your family extra time to park and walk to the park. The hunt starts at 6:30 PM sharp and will proceed rain or shine. Rain boots recommended!

 Egg hunt areas will be divided by the following ages: 

• 2 years and under• 3–4 years• 5–6 years• 7–10 years 

🧗🏻‍♂️Late Nights at the Climbing Wall @ Scioto Audubon Metro Park

4/12, 8 PM

The climbing wall will stay open until midnight every 2nd and 4th Friday of the month from April until October. We have four auto belays. Bring your own climbing harness. Climbing Wall

🍪Cheryl’s 2019 Easter Egg-stravaganza

4/13, 9 AM-1 PM

646 McCorkle Blvd, Westerville

Cheryl’s Easter Egg-stravaganza

Saturday, April 13th, 2019 from 9:00am- 1:00pm

FREE ADMISSION!

9:00am Egg Hunt registration

10:00am Easter Egg Hunt

10:00am-1:00pm Visit the Easter Bunny

Egg Hunt will be separated into age groups:

(Don’t forget to bring your basket!)

3 years and under

4 years – 6 years

7 years – 10 years

– In store Easter specials

– Free gift with any $40+ purchase

– Make your own Easter baskets

– Raffles & Games for kids…AND MORE!

🐣Free Easter Event @ Cabela’s

4/13 and 4/14

Dates & Times:

Photos:

• Saturdays 11am-6pm

• Sundays Noon-5pm

• Monday – Thursday 5:30-7:30

• Friday 2-8pm

Crafts:

• Saturdays Noon -5pm

• Sundays Noon – 4pm

• Friday 3-7pm

🌳Friends Help The Parks: Clean up Scioto Grove!

4/13, 9 AM-12 PM

1069 W Main St, Westerville

Help us celebrate Earth Day early by joining us at the Scioto Grove Northern Canoe Access point for some good old fashioned Cleanup! Bring sturdy shoes, and some clothes you don’t mind getting a little muddy and help us clean up Scioto Grove! 

Let us know you will be there and sign up to help here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090f44acab2eaafa7-clean

🥚Easter EGGstravaganza @ Stoneybrook

4/13, 9:30-11 AM

485 Cherry Bottom Rd, Columbus

Easter Eggtravaganza is held in the safety of the back parking lot and wooded outdoor chapel area of Stonybrook Church in Gahanna. There will be door prizes, games, crafts, and a preview of ROAR! VBS (coming June 2019). Kids can meet the Easter Bunny and we will celebrate Palm Sunday a day early with a parade (waving our palms to recreate Jesus’ joyful entry into Jerusalem!).

🐰Easter Egg Hunt @ Genoa Township

413, 10 AM

5111 S. Old 3C Hwy., Westerville

Each year Genoa families enjoy a morning celebration filled with activities including inflatables, games, photos with the Easter bunny and snacks, prizes, refreshments,  and 15,000 Easter eggs waiting to be scooped up by children ages 1-10!

Four color coded areas will be roped off for children by age (1-2 year olds; 3-4 year olds; 5-6 year olds; 7-10 year olds).  One adult (only) will be allowed to help children ages 1-2. Adults and older children are not allowed in the other areas.  Egg hunts for each age group begin simultaneously.  

Remember to bring an basket, bucket, or bag from home to fill with eggs containing candy and coupons. Eggs should be opened before leaving the event and deposited in the marked containers to be recycled for the following year. 12 lucky unmarked eggs will contain a prize ticket for an Easter basket.  

Volunteers are needed to help spread out the eggs and operate the games and bounce houses. To help with this fun family event, please contact Linda Greco (LGreco@GenoaTwp.com). 

2019 event: 

Saturday, April 13

Westerville Central High School

10:00 a.m. – Activities begin including: Inflatables, games, snacks, and photos with the Easter Bunny

11:00 a.m. – Easter Egg Hunt begins (don’t be late!)

🌳Cleaner Greener Gahanna! Spring Litter Pickup @ Friendship Park

4/13, 10 AM-12 PM

138 Oklahoma Ave Gahanna

Make Gahanna Yours invites you to pitch in and set an example!  Join us April 13th from 10:00 am to noon for a spring citywide litter cleanup!   Assemble at Friendship Park to receive your assigned area to clean.  Trash/recycling bags, gloves and pickers will be provided.  Hope we see you there!

Lew Griffin Insurance has committed to supplying us with this years branded T-Shirts, and Catherine Hope-Cunningham, Realtor & solar consultant has committed to supplying the first 150 volunteers with FREE tree seedlings!

Rain date Sunday, April 14th, 12:00 noon to 2:00 pm. 

Visit http://makegahannayours.com/cleaner-greener-gahanna/ to sign up.

🥚Olentangy Community Easter Egg Hunt @ Olentangy Orange HS

4/13, 10 AM-11:30 PM

2840 E Orange Rd, Lewis Center

Join us on Saturday, April 13th for the 2019 Olentangy Community Community Easter Egg Hunt presented by Adventure Church.

Location – Olentangy Orange High School

– FREE, FAMILY FUN. 20,000 EASTER EGGS!

– Food, Games, Inflatables, Easter Bunny & more!

– For kids 12 & under

– Age appropriate egg hunts start at 10:45 am

– – Egg Hunt Schedule

— 10:45 am

Ages 0-2 (Area 1) & 3-4 (Area 2)

— 11:05 am

Ages 5-6 (Area 1) & 7-8 (Area 2)

— 11:25 am

Ages 9-10 (Area 1) & 11-12 (Area 2)

🥚Community Easter Egg Hunt @ Vineyard Columbus East

4/13, 10 AM

333 Jericho Rd, Pickerington

All children 12 years and under are welcome to join us for an Easter Egg Hunt, enjoying bouncy houses, face painting and more!  

🚨Grand Opening Celebration @ The Learning Academy

4/13,  10 AM-2 PM

1325 East Walnut Street, Westerville

Join us and the Easter Bunny at our Grand Opening celebration!­

Score gift cards, tickets to Rockin’ Jump Trampoline Park, and other prizes during the Easter egg hunt scheduled for 12:30. Face painting, arts and crafts, and more fun activities will be held in three of our activity rooms.

For more information, visit https://tlaohio.com/tour.

🐑Sheep Shearing @ Gallant Farm Park

4/13, 10 AM-12 PM

2150 Buttermilk Hill Rd, Delaware

Come see the Gallant Farm flock lose their winter fleece and learn the importance wool played on the farm. Help farm staff hand spin, knit, weave, and dye wool.  Free; all ages.

🥚Egg-stravaganza! @ Crossroads Baptist Church

4/13, 10 AM-12 PM

Join us at Waltham Woods for our annual exploding Easter Egg! No cost and lots of fun! In case of rain, it will be moved indoors at Crossroads Baptist Church-5075 Cleveland Ave. 

🐰Old Hilliard Bunny Hop @ Old Hilliard

4/13, 10 AM-12 PM

5274 Norwich St, Hilliard

Join in on the fun as businesses pass out candy, host activities and entertainment along Main Street in Old Hilliard. Pick up scavenger hunt cards at one of the three welcome booths for a chance to win prizes.

🥚Easter Egg Hunt @ New Horizons Community Church

4/13, 11 AM-1 PM

2100 Reynoldsburg-New Albany Road, Blacklick

Come join in the family fun at New Horizons Community Easter Egg Hunt.  Infants through 5th Grade hunt for eggs and get them redeemed for candy.   Then enjoy some juggling, balloon art, face painting, games,  and a free lunch.  Be sure to get your picture with the Easter Bunny!

🥚Easter Egg Hunt! @ Peace Lutheran Church

4/13, 11 AM-1 PM

455 Clark State Rd, Gahanna

Join us for our annual Peace Easter Egg Hunt! 

Saturday, April 13th

11am – 1pm

Toddlers – 1st Graders 

Peace Lutheran Church

ConneXions Center

-Hunt for eggs, photo spot, lunch, crafts and more! 

**This is a family event and older children are welcome to attend. They just won’t be able to hunt for eggs. If you want your older child to help during the event, just let Greta know! (Options to help: Help little ones dump eggs in the bin, hand out the prizes, help at craft table, etc.) 

🐶Pups and Peeps Egg Hunt @ Rocky Fork Metro Park

4/13, 1-2 PM

7180 Walnut St, New Albany

Bring your dog so your favorite furry family member can join in the seasonal fun and search for eggs! Meet at Rocky Fork Bulletin Board

💪🏻Marvel Day @ Old Worthington Library

4/13, 1-5 PM

820 High St. Worthington 

Prepare for “Avengers: Endgame” with an afternoon dedicated to all things Marvel, comics and superheroes! Enter a 2pm costume contest (register now!) and train like an Avenger. There will also be crafts, videogames, visits from the OSU Department of Entomology Bug Zoo and the Heroes Alliance and much more.

🌳Earth Day Cleanup @ Sharon Woods

4/13, 2-3 PM

6911 Cleveland Ave, Westerville

Help pull invasive plants, pick up litter on- and off-trail and around waterways, and plant sapling trees. Register at www.earthdaycolumbus.org. Meet at the Apple Ridge Picnic Shelter (first right in the park.)

🐰Ear-resistible Easter Slime @ Michaels

4/13, 1-3 PM

Check your local store

Hop hop hooray, Easter’s on its way! Decorate an adorable bunny jar and fill it with layers of slime. http://spr.ly/6004Ej3SA

Buy the jar, and we’ll provide the premade slime.

👑The Slipper and the Rose @ Lane Rd Library

4/13, 2-3 PM

1945 Lane Rd, Upper Arlington

Join us for a live 20-minute mini performance of “The Slipper and the Rose,” a Cinderella story adapted by the Sherman Brothers, and performed by the Grandview Carriage Place Players. After the show, stay for some prince and princess crafts. Dress up is encouraged!

🥚Easter Egg Hunt – 15,000 eggs! @ Olde Sawmill Park

4/13, 6-7 PM

2460 Sutter Pkwy, Dublin

Bring out the whole family for a Community Easter Egg Hunt! 

– 15,000 eggs! (age specific areas)

– Photos with your favorite cartoon characters!

– Giveaways!

– Face painting for the kids! 

Just look for the flags and signs! 

FOUR age-specific egg hunts: 

– 0-3 years

– 4-6 years

– 7-10 years

– 11-13 year

TWO BASKET GIVEAWAYS in EACH GROUP:

– Register for the giveaway OR find the GOLDEN TICKET in an egg!

*Sponsored by Living Hope Church Columbus – www.livinghopechurch.online*

🖼Creekside Art Walk

4/13, 6-9 PM

The Creekside neighborhood comes alive with Art.  Local businesses partner with local artists to create a multi-site Art Experience.  Start at any of the partner locations and travel through the Creekside neighborhood as you discover new local talent and visit new and old businesses. 

🥚Mega Egg Hunt @ Radiant Life Church

4/14, 10:30 AM-1:30 PM

7100 Post Rd, Dublin

Be sure to arrive with plenty of time to get your littles checked-in and grab front row seats for your family to enjoy the Mega Egg Hunt Sunday! A family service complete with live music, dance time, fun characters, and (of course) 50,000 eggs to hunt outdoors. Make this exciting day one of your favorite family Easter traditions. 

🥚Easter Egg-Stravaganza @ Short North Church

4/14, 11 AM-12 PM

25 W 5th Ave, Columbus

Help us celebrate Easter with our neighbors!

Lite bites, kids activities and egg hunt.

Meet at Short North Church by 11 a.m.

We will walk over to the egg hunt in groups divided by age.

Kids 5th grade and under

Hunt begins at 11:30 a.m.

👍🏻Helicopter Marshmallow Drop @ Crusier Park

4/14, 2-3 PM

4677 Bixby Rd, Groveport

Head over to Cruiser Park for this fun, free & unique event.  A helicopter will fly over the park and drop thousands of marshmallows on the ground for kids to collect. Please bring your own bag or basket. Kids will then exchange the marshmallows for a small bag of candy. The Easter Bunny will also make a special appearance. Adults, please keep an eye on your little ones(s) as this is a very popular event.

Who: All ages welcome, but only children 12 & under may actively participate

Date: Sunday, April 14

Time: 1:15 – 1:45 on-site registration; 2:00 p.m. – Event begins

Fee: Free

Location: Cruiser Park, 4677 Bixby Rd. 

🐑Sheep on the Farm @ Slate Run Metro Park

4/14, 1-3 PM

1375 State Route 674 N, Canal Winchester

Watch sheep shearing, meet the lambs and learn about the uses of wool. Meet at Farmhouse

🎵Free Family-Friendly Library Concert w/ ProMusica @ Upper Arlington Library

4/14, 2-3 PM

Bring the kids and join ProMusica’s String Quartet at your local library! Dance to the music as we explore tunes from countries all around the world.

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

With support from:

The Siemer Family Foundation

The English Family Foundation

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

🧚🏻‍♀️Natural Play Area Adventures: Fairy, Elf and Bug Houses @ Sharon Woods Metro Park

4/14, 2-3 PM

6911 Cleveland Ave, Westerville

Help make the Natural Play Area a special place for your favorite forest creature, by pulling invasive plants and picking up trash. Then use these unwanted items as currency to “buy” decorations and other materials in the Fairy House Store. Add these special extras to natural items you gather to build a house for a fairy, elf or bug!

Meet at the Natural Play Area. 

🦁Columbus Zoo at the Conservatory 

4/14, 2 PM

1777 E Broad St, Columbus

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

For more Family Fun activities, visit fpconservatory.org/calendar

🐺Foxes in Folklore with Ironwood Wolves @ Bexley Library

4/14, 3-4 PM

2411 E Main St. Bexley

Foxes are featured in art, fairy tales, and stories time and time again. Join the Ironwood Wolves and their ambassador fox as they discuss how these elusive animals are viewed all over the world and cover basic facts on red foxes, the most recognized fox species.

🌷Evening Garden Walk @ Inniswoods Metro Park

4/14, 6 PM

940 S Hempstead Rd, Westerville

Join us for a relaxing stroll through the gardens. Meet at Gardens Entrance

🐰Easter Bunny, Pony Rides & Petting Zoo Events 4/14, 4/19 & 4/20@ Horse -N- Round Fun

4/14, 4-7 PM

7042 Feder Rd, Galloway

Rain or Shine indoor Easter Bunny, Pony Rides & Petting Zoo 2019 Events on the following dates;

Sunday, April 14th 4pm-7pm

Friday, April 19th 5pm-8pm 

Saturday, April 20th from 4pm-7pm

Bring your camera’s and join us for pictures with The Easter Bunny in our indoor arena!

Also enjoy our petting zoo and hand led pony rides.

All ages welcome including infants, teens & adults! Infants just require a parent walking aside them while being led around. 

Mini horses can accommodate riders up to 50lbs.

Our pony can accommodate riders up to 75lbs.

Full size horses can accommodate riders up to 250lbs.

$8.00 per rider which includes a pony ride, meeting with the Easter Bunny, taking your own picture with him & our petting zoo (additional pony rides $5) 

OR

$25 Family Deal includes 5 pony rides, meeting with Easter Bunny, taking your own pictures with him & our petting zoo. 

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