Decisions, Decisions, Decisions…7/13-7/15

There’s always more fun for the summer weekends! Star Wars, festivals, Coco, dinosaurs, tie dye, bugs, music, art, and ice cream to top of the weekend. It’s National Ice Cream Day, I won’t tell if you buy a tub at the grocery 😉

⭐Polaris Fashion Place KidX Club
7/6, 10:30 AM-12 PM
‪1500 Polaris Parkway, Columbus‬
May the force be with you: Star Wars Edition.  All the best characters will be there, including Rey, Princess Lei, Kylo Ren, and Hans Solo.

🇮🇹Italian Heritage Sumer Festival @ ‪Coffman Park‬
‪7/13, 4-11 PM, 7/14 11 AM-11 PM, ‬
‪7/15 11 AM-5 PM‬
5200 Emerald Parkway, Dublin
$5/person, under 12 free.  The Italians are coming…and it’s going to be FUN!  See italianheritagefestivalcolumbus.com for more info.

🎥Free Movie Night: Coco @ Columbus Commons
‪7/13, 8:15-10:15 PM‬
160 S High St. Columbus
Enjoy Coco under the stars, bring a chair, blanket and snack. Entry open after 8.

🦕Dino Weekend @ Columbus Zoo‬
‪7/14 and 7/15‬
Meet the Flinstones, Dinosaur Island boat ride, Block & Roll and more special activities.

🐵Storytime Live!  Hang out with Curious George and Pinkalicious @ Kiddie Academy Reynoldsburg
‪7/14, 10 AM-12 PM‬
6411 East Main St. Reynoldsburg
Curious George and Pinkalicious will jump off the page and visit the classroom.  RSVP is required at Kiddie Academy Reynoldsburg.

🌳Metro Parks and 10TV Outdoor Adventure @ ‪Highbanks Metro Park‬
‪7/14, 10 AM-4 PM‬
9466 Columbus Pike Lewis Center
Bring your family for a free celebration of summer, help your kids connect with nature and put smiles on their faces.  Enjoy playing in the creek, climbing a rock wall, sack races, face painting, archery, live animals and other outdoor activities.  Meet at Big Meadows.

🖌45th Annual Westerville Music & Arts Festival @ Heritage Park
‪7/14 10 AM-7 PM, 7/15 10 AM-4 PM‬
60 N Cleveland Ave. Westerville
Enjoy a weekend of 130+ artists, over 30 performances, 20 food trucks, and the first ever Anniversary Concert with Shucking Bubba.

👨‍👩‍👧‍👦Delaware Family Festival @ Andrews House
‪7/14, 11 AM-2 PM‬
39 W Winter St. Westerville
The Delaware Family Festival is a group of neighboring non-profit organizations and churches in the Winter Street area who are hosting a ‘Block Party’ to build community and fellowship with music, free fun activities, and food for all ages.  Bounce house, face painting, caricatures, lawn games, crafts, free lunch 12-1(fcfs) and more!

🕷See the Bugs!  On Bird Day @ Oakland Nursery
‪7/14, 12-4 PM‬
1156 Oakland Park Ave. Columbus
Jungle Island Zoo, The Bugman, and Snowie Bus will be the featured guests.

🎈Grand Opening Summer Party @ Hoot Studio
‪7/14, 12-5 PM‬
337 West Olentangy St. Powell
Free event!  An inclusive play cafe to serve all families.  Face painting, balloon artist, crafts included.  Attendees can signup for a FREE class demo!

🦋Butterfly Search @ Blendon Woods
‪7/14, 2-3 PM‬
4265 E. Dublin- Granville Rd. Westerville
Look for butterflies and caterpillars to take back to the nature center

🐴Horse Powered Grain Threshing @ Slate Run Farm
‪7/14 and 7/15 1-3 PM‬
1375 OH 674 North, Canal Winchester
See how horses power machinery that separates grain from straw.  Weather and crop permitting.

✌🏻Tie Dye T-shirt or Tote @ Michaels
‪7/14, 1-3 PM‬
Check with your local store
Ages 3 and up.  FCFS.  Buy a shirt or tote bag and supplies to decorate will be provided.

‪👛July 15th Powell Street Market‬
7/15, 9 AM-4 PM
50 S Liberty St. Powell
100 vendors and craftsman line the streets of downtown Powell for a one of a kind shopping experience!

🧗🏻‍♀️Free Climbing for First Time Climbers @ VA Training Center
‪7/15, 11 AM-6 PM ‬
6295 Busch Blvd. Columbus
We are offering FREE day passes to all first time visitors on Sundays, Tuesdays, and Fridays.  Come check us out! Our family focused rock climbing gym has something for everyone.

🖼Family Day at Pizzuti Collection
‪7/15, 12-5 PM‬
632 N Park St. Columbus
Free admission with activity books, roaming docents, Storytime ‪at 1:30 PM‬ and crafting.  Visitors should expect to encounter art with nudity.

🦅Study Birds with Robots @ Deer Haven Park
‪7/15, 2 PM‬
4183 Liberty Rd. Delaware
Ages 10 and older. OSU Lima professor Jackie Augustine will share research and demonstrate using robots and drones to study how male prairie chickens attract mates.

🐞Cool Insect Display @ Blendon Woods
‪7/15, 2-5 PM‬
4265 E. Dublin- Granville Rd. Westerville
Learn about the lives of cool(fascinating) insects in the cool(air conditioned) nature center.

🎵Worthington on the Green-Concerts on Green
‪7/15, 7 PM‬
951 High St. Worthington
Every ‪Sunday at 7 PM‬, these family friendly concerts are free for everyone.

🎬Family Movie in the Grandstand-Coco
‪7/15, 7:30-9:30 PM‬
Franklin County Fair-4100 Columbia St. Hilliard
Pre-Party ‪8-9 PM‬, movie at dusk, free with admission.  Bring a blanket or watch from the grandstand.

‪🍦 Graeters $1.48 Sugar Cones to Celebrate National Ice Cream Day‬
7/15
Check your local store to make sure they are participating

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