Weekend Roundup 1/28-1/30

Cooking, nature, shopping, snow fun and more! What will you choose? 

Facebook Live Storytime
Friday, January 28 :00am – 10:30am
Virtual Service
Visit our Facebook page for a live storytime featuring books, songs and rhymes.https://events.columbuslibrary.org/event/5969811

🦃Turkeys in the Treetops @Blendon Woods

Friday, 6-7:30 pm

Did you know that turkeys roost in the trees every night? Hike 2 miles on the trails to search for turkeys in the treetops and other nighttime wildlife.

🛍Shop with Bloom-A Free Store
Saturday, 9 am-10:30 am
Get connected with others while shopping for free items including diapers, wipes, clothes, shoes, accessories and toys for children ages 0-3.
New to Bloom? Please register here: https://bloomfreestore.churchcenter.com/people/forms/199350
We look forward to serving you and your family!


🧀Indoor Market in Granville Saturday
Find us at the Annex, next to the United Church of Granville.

Our indoor market will be open for shoppers from 9:30am- noon. 

Masks are required. Please consider shopping between 11am-noon for a lighter crowd.

Products include locally grown produce, honey, meats, milk and cheese, eggs, mushrooms, bread, bath and body products, and gluten-free/Paleo baked goods.Thank you for supporting local!


❄️Little Adventurers: Winter

Saturday, Jan 29, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. (GWP) Ages 0-5, with adult Explore and get comfortable in nature with your little ones! Bundle up as we discover what the winter season offers with informal stations featuring hands- on activities and crafts. Please dress for the weather.https://preservationparks.recdesk.com/Community/Program/Detail?programId=129

🌱National Seed Swap @ Gallant Farm
Saturday, Jan. 29, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. (GF) All ages Farmers and gardeners save seeds and starts from plants for the next year’s planting season. Delaware County Master Gardeners will celebrate our 6th annual National Seed Swap Day at Gallant Farm. Seeds and materials to learn about heirloom plants will be available for farm visitors as takeaways for all ages.https://preservationparks.recdesk.com/Community/Program/Detail?programId=123

🌳Woodpecker Walk @Inniswood Metro Gardens
Saturday, 10-11 am
Join us for a hike as we discover the many species of woodpeckers found at Inniswood.

S is for Snowy Day
Saturday, January 29: 11:00am – 11:30am
Shepherd – Meeting Rooms 1 and 2AGE GROUP:  FAMILIES, 3 – 6 YEARSEVENT TYPE:   FAMILIES
Join us for a snow-filled storytime focused on the letter S.


🧩Puzzle Party – National Puzzle Day Celebration
Saturday, January 29: 11:00am – 4:00pm

Sycamore Plaza
Do you like puzzles? What a day to celebrate!


❄️Snow Science @Blacklick Woods

Saturday, 12-3
Stop in to try some fun winter science experiments.

🐶Happy Tails-N-TrailsSaturday, 1 pmBring your canine companion for a 2-mile hike followed by a doggie treat. 
Meet at the Apple Ridge Bulletin Board.


👀A Glimpse at Grist Mill
Saturday, 1 pm
Join the Naturalist at the Wolf Creek Grist Mill every Saturday in January, February & March for an opportunity to explore an area representative of days gone by at Mohican State Park. See the inside of this extraordinary landmark and hear the rich history that encompasses these rare and celebrated icons. Park in the lot in front of the Grist Mill located on St. Rt. 3, 1/2 mile south of the main campground entrance. The building is not heated, wear warm clothing and feel free to hike the pioneer village and the scenic 1-mile loop nature trail. FREE and open to the public!https://facebook.com/events/s/a-glance-at-the-grist-mill/1064581887709888/

🎻Family Concert featuring ProMusica Chamber Orchestra
Sunday, January 30: 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Tremont Road Library – Atrium
Join our youth librarian and ProMusica Chamber Orchestra for a special music storytime as the books and songs are enhanced through live music. All ages are invited.


❄️Polar Crafts and Games
Saturday, 2-3 pmBrrr-ing on some winter fun! We’ll craft, play, experiment and have a (snow)ball to celebrate the season. For ages 6-11.This event will be held outdoors– wear your cold-weather clothing!– and canceled in the event of inclement weather.Registration is required. Register online, or call 614-807-2626.


🥧Pie Iron Cooking
Saturday 4-6pm
Pie irons? Pudgy pies? Toastie irons? Regardless of what you grew up calling them, or are brand new to using them, join us to make recipes and learn tips and tricks. Meet at the campfire in Arrowhead picnic area.


🏮Lantern Hike @Blacklick Woods
Saturday, 6:30 pm
Come join us for a 2-mile lantern-lit hike around the golf course. 
Some lanterns will be available for use, feel free to bring your own lantern, flashlight, or headlamp.
Meet at the Pro Shop building.


Or if you want to stay home…


Disney at Home

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And Great Educational Resources and Fun!

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Great Educational Resources and Fun!

📫Winter Letterbox
The Winter Letterbox is back with another fun, cold cold weather adventure. Looking for something to ward off cabin fever, then bundle up the family and get out into the parks. Much like our popular Summer Letterbox Adventure, clues will guide you on a winter exploration of 5 parks. Collect a secret word or words at each of the parks, unscramble them to discover the secret phrase and win a prize. The adventure runs December 20 – March 20. 
Visit the official Winter Letterbox page here.


 🥾Winter 100
The Winter 100 is back for a second year. It is a great way to stay healthy–mentally and physically through the cold Ohio winter. Walk 100 miles or 100 kilometers from January 1 – March 31, 2022. Register, log your miles, and get energized by a supportive community of walkers and runners this winter. Gain access to a private Facebook group, bi-weekly emails, and expert tips from our partners. Registration begins December 27, 2021.
Visit the official Winter 100 page here.
📖Read and Bring Joy @Westerville Library
December 13, 2021 – February 26, 2022 – Challenge yourself to a winter of reading and earn prizes along the way. For all ages.Sign Up
Starting December 13, register in person or online. Complete a BINGO Card
Choose from a variety of suggested activities, from reading together with a friend to trying a new recipe.Earn Prizes
Ages 0-18 – Complete a row of 5 activities to earn a book & a chance at grand prize drawings for a $50 VISA gift card.Ages 18+ – Complete a row of 5 activities to earn a Bundtlet from Nothing Bundt Cakes and a chance at grand prize drawings, including free Bundtlets for a year or a 10-inch holiday Bundt Cake.

📮Dublin RiverboxesDublin Arts Council has commissioned the creation of Riverboxes™, artist-created vessels that are inspired by the hobbies of letterboxing and geocaching which combine map-reading or GPS skills and artistic pursuit with delightful ‘treasure hunts’ in beautiful, scenic places.Riverboxes contain a unique artist-made stamp, journal and historical and environmental information for visitors to discover in Dublin parks along the banks of or connected to the Scioto River and its tributaries. Clues to the whereabouts of the discreetly installed Riverboxes can be found on this site. Press here to download a Riverboxes Passport Booklet.

📌Please note-Events can be changed by hosts, please check the event before attending. I try my best to provide up to date information. Please stay safe and do what you feel is most comfortable for your family with COVID-19 risks.

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