Decisions, Decisions, Decisions…6/15-6/17

Father’s Day will be super fun with these events added to your weekend. Fishing, carriage rides, princesses, pirates, movies under the stars, festivals, popcorn, art, nature and donuts. Choose your favorite and get out there to explore.

👑Polaris Mall KidsX-Pirates and Princesses
6/15, 10:30 AM-12 PM
Crafts, games, face painting and more! Outside by the fountain by Cheesecake Factory, rain location inside by zoo playground.

💍The Princess Bride Movie in Bexley
6/15, 6:30 PM
Capital University’s Main Street Lawn Events begin at 6:30 pm with music and kids activities by Piccadilly, the Bexley Public Library, and Bexley Recreation & Parks, followed by a movie under the stars after dusk.  Each month will feature a theme based upon the movie being shown, with activities for kids and families.

🎣Youth Fishing Derby @ Delaware State Park
6/16, 8 AM-2 PM
5202 US 23 N, Delaware
Under age 16. Poles, bait, and fun all provided. Bring the family to watch the kids fish!

🌳Natural Play Area Adventure
6/16, 9 AM-10 AM
2705 Darby Creek Drive, Galloway
Get wet in the creek, build a fort, climb some trees and dig in the dirt as we have fun in the natural play area. Age 13 and younger.

🖌Worthington Arts Fest @ Peggy R. McConnell Arts Center
6/16 9 AM-6 PM and 6/17 11 AM-5 PM
777 Evening St. Worthington
Emerging artists, 3 music stages, chalk art contest, more than 150 selected artists and craftsman from across the country, create your own art opportunities, free admission to McConnell Arts Center and exhibits.

🎈KidsLinked Columbus Children’s Festival @ Westerville North High School
6/16, 10 AM-4 PM
950 County Line Rd. Westerville
Come play! Free balloon artist, face painting, glitter tattoos. Admission and parking are free. $5 pony rides. And much more!

📘Passport to Metro Parks Kickoff @ Sharon Woods
6/16, 10 AM-4 PM
6911 Cleveland Ave. Westerville
An all day festival to celebrate! Receive a passport, and get your first page filled by exploring the park. Fun for all ages, snacks, local organizations. Meet at Apple Ridge.

🎉Shirley’s Gourmet Popcorn Birthday
6/16, 10 AM-9 PM
15 N State St. Westerville
Free paper cones of theater style popcorn, free balloons, coloring contest, free bag of ‘Carmel to Die For’ with donation of a new or gently used children’s book to Westerville Public Library(1 per customer), buy one get one any size or flavor popcorn(limit 2). All profits from the day will be donated to the Westerville Library Foundation. Wow!

🥁Alum Creek Beach Drum Circle Gathering
6/16, 1 PM-5:30 PM
3400 Lewis Center Rd, Lewis Center
Drumming, dancing, hiking, swimming, gathering and fun! Grill out(fcfs for grills), bring a picnic or join in the potluck. Bring your drum and groove! Alcohol prohibited.

🎬Flicks After Dark-Daddy Daycare in Muni Park & Fishing Derby
6/16, 6-10 PM
3800 Veteran’s Memorial Drive, Hilliard
Fishing 6-10 PM, food trucks, movie at dusk.

🎟Italian Heritage Festival @ Coffman Park, Dublin
6/16, 7-10 PM
Entertainment, family fun, and great food.

🎥Movies at McNamara Park-Leap
6/16, at dusk
Watch a movie under the stars. Bring a picnic, chair, blanket, bug spray and family for a new release that starts at dusk. Free popcorn is provided.

🍩Dad’s Draft & Donuts @ Draft Room
6/17, 11 AM-3 PM
570 W Shrock Rd. Westerville
Grab some yummy Buckeye Donuts and brunch grub and enjoy special Dad’s Day drinks.

🖼Pizutti Collection Family Day
6/17, 12-5 PM
632 N Park St. Columbus
Activity books, roaming docents, story time at 1:30 PM, and crafting. Visitors should encounter art with nudity.

🐝Pollinators in your yard @ Three Creeks Metro Park
6/17, 2-3 PM
Celebrate National Pollinator Week by touring a pollinator garden and discovering ways you can make your yard bee and butterfly friendly. Meet at Confluence Trails Area.

🕷Family Creek Adventure @ Prairie Metro Parks
6/17, 2-4 PM
3225 NE Plain City-Georgesville Rd. West Jefferson
Take a half mile walk to the creek and get wet while catching fish, bugs, and craw dads. Meet at Whispering Oaks Picnic Area.

🐟Father’s Day Fishing @ Highbanks Park
6/17, 2-4 PM
9466 Columbus Pike, Lewis Center
Bring your Dad and enjoy a couple hours of fishing. Bait and light refreshments will be provided. Poles available. Meet at Dragonfly Day Camp.

🚣🏼‍♀️Father’s Day Special-Canoe the Lake @ Sharon Woods
6/17, 2-5 PM
6911 Cleveland Ave. Westerville
Stop by anytime and take a canoe out for a ride of the lake. Canoes and equip provided. Kids must fit in life jacket. Meet at Shrock Lake West Bulletin Board.

🐴Father’s Day Carriage Rides @ Easton Town Center
6/17, 3-7 PM
160 Easton Town Ctr. Columbus
Pick up across from Eddie Bauer. $10 per person, cash only. Kids under 15 ride free with paying adult. Weather dependent and demand driven.

📍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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