Weekend Roundup 4/29-5/1

🌳Worthington Village Green Arbor Day Celebration

The Worthington community will celebrate the beauty of trees and the benefits they bring to our neighborhoods with a tree planting at Noon on the northeast Village Green this Arbor Day, Friday, April 29, 2022. Community members and school students are invited to attend the ceremony and help plant the tree. Tree saplings will be distributed to those in attendance. We hope you join us! https://worthington.org/Calendar.aspx?EID=6755

🌳Dublin’s Arbor Day Celebration

Saturday 9am-12pm

Please join the City of Dublin in celebrating Arbor Day in a fun community event! The City’s forestry experts will be handing out free tree seedlings while answering everything you ever wanted to know about trees.

Saturday, April 30, from 9 a.m. to Noon

Tree planting at 10 a.m.

Belvedere Park

8055 Summerhouse Drive East

At 10 a.m., your City foresters will plant a tree in commemoration of Arbor Day while demonstrating good tree planting techniques. Volunteers from the crowd will be invited to help add soil around the tree’s roots. You can also learn the proper way to prune and mulch trees in your yard, enter a raffle for a larger tree and discover the important role trees play in our community.

Come mingle with neighbors and enjoy light refreshments. This event will take place rain or shine.

More information will be added to this page about the trees that will be available for pick up: https://dublinohiousa.gov/living/arbor-day-celebration/

This is a free event!


🐶Happy-Tails-N-Trails @Sharon Woods

Saturday 10 am

Bring your canine companion for a 2-mile hike followed by a doggie treat. 

Meet at the Apple Ridge Bulletin Board.


📚Daniel Tiger Storytime @ Tremont Library

Saturday, 10:30 am

Won’t you be my neighbor? Hear stories about Daniel Tiger’s adventures and visit with friends from the Neighborhood of Make-Believe. Stay after storytime for crafts, games, and more. For all ages.


🐥The 35th Annual Duckling Day

Saturday, April 30

10:30am – 12:00pm

The Whetstone favorite, Duckling Day will make its in-person return on April 30th for the 35th Annual Duckling Day. We celebrate Robert McCloskey’s classic, Caldecott Medal, picture book, Make Way For Ducklings. Bring your child dressed as a duckling to participate in the parade with Mrs. Mallard and her friends. There will be live music, ducks, and a puppet show. Costume packets with the supplies to make your duckling costume will be available at the Whetstone branch starting on March 30th. This will be an outdoor only event.  Rain or shine. 


🌳Arbor Day Festival @ Dawes Arboretum 

Saturday 11 am-3 pm

Help us celebrate all things trees with hands-on activities for kids, mini-talks from our plant experts, tree climbing, live music and more!  We’ll be giving away tree seedlings (while supplies last) and food trucks will have food for purchase.  Plus, visitors will get a sneak peek at the new History Center exhibit. 

Thanks to our presenting sponsor, Park National Bank, admission to The Dawes Arboretum is free on April 30!


🌱For Families-Make a Seed Tape

Saturday, 1-3 pm

Stop by the nature center between the hours of 1pm and 3pm to make a seed tape- an easy, mess-free way to start growing flowers in your garden. Program for ages 6-12.

Meeting location notes- Nature Center: Highbanks Nature Center is the first right after entering the park. Limited parking in the nature center parking lot on busy days. Additional parking available in the Oak Coves Picnic Area. The Oak Coves picnic area, 10-min walk from the nature center. Follow the paved trail through Oak coves toward the nature center.


🖌2022 Merion Village Mural

Saturday, 2 pm

Come join us at Rumours Bar at 2pm on April 30th, to celebrate our Merion Village Community, and to see the 2022 Mural come to life!  Roa will be painting the piece throughout the day.  There will be a food truck from 2-6pm, and drinks and music will stretch into the night.  THANK YOU to everyone who has contributed to this project.  We’re so excited to add more art to our vibrant neighborhood.  


🛍Powell Street Market

Sunday, 9 am-4pm

Please join us in on the streets of downtown Powell!

Shop over 75 local craftsman, artisans, vendors and don’t forget our local shops!

Enjoy lunch at many of our downtown restaurants or food trucks.

A great family event!


🌱Franklin Park Conservatory-Free admission


Community Day is the first Sunday of every month. Residents of Columbus and Franklin County receive free general admission. Community Days include access to the entirety of our gardens and collections and current daytime exhibitions. 

Admission to special engagements on select evenings (Chihuly Nights, Pumpkins Aglow, Conservatory Aglow) is not included.

To learn more visit: fpconservatory.org/events/may-community-day/

Sponsored by Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority. 


🎨OTE Art Walk

Sunday 11am-3 pm

Introducing the OTE ART WALK! The art walk will kickoff this season during the Olde Towne Market at 700 BRYDEN on Sunday, May 1st 2022 from 11am to 3pm!

The stretch along Parsons Ave from Bryden Rd to Broad St is now a walkable event created to feature the local galleries and artists that reside in the OTE neighborhood.

Starting @700bryden with 50+ local vendors and artists setup outside for the market, the Art Walk map encourages the public to visit the local businesses along the map and to explore the open galleries at @uppercup, @blackartplus and @themansion731 📍

In addition to the local eats on the map, we will also have food trucks and dessert trucks stationed at @700bryden and @themansion731 (@aloha.aina614 + @graeters614 + @opecoldbrew )

Hit the link in bio for more details! https://www.700bryden.com/ote-art-walk

This event will occur once a month on Sundays from May-Nov. See you in the neighborhood!

Shoutout to @nazlibrush who illustrated this amazing map and created the logo for the event!


🌳Outdoor Adventures 2022

Sunday 12-4 pm

Outdoor Adventures returns in 2022! This event kicks off Screen Free Week, which is an annual event where children, families, schools and communities are encouraged to turn off screens and “turn on life” for 7 days. So come join the fun. Try your hand at kayaking and canoeing (weather permitting), rock climbing, archery, fishing, crafts, and disc golf. A number of community agencies will be present with information and activities. Then take a stroll on the Wildflower Fairy Trail. All activities free.  Plus you can grab lunch from the food trucks: Pitabilities and Poppy’s Roadside Diner!


❄️2ND ANNUAL !!!  FROZEN IN THE PARK with Special Guest Maribelle

LET IT GO & TRAVEL INTO the UNKNOWN with your family and the FROZEN FAMILY !

SUNDAY MAY 1 st@ Scioto Park, Dublin,Ohio

12:00pm- 1:45pm

$35 per single family unit ( Mom,Dad or Caregiver and Children)

What to Expect:

*A Magical Stage Performance

*Singing, Dancing, Interactive Improv,Audience participation and so much more

*Beautiful Setting at Scioto Park

*Bring your Blankets/Chairs and have a Family Picnic

*Enjoy a frozen treat from our friends at KONA ICE LITTLE BUCKEYE ( additional cost)

*Grab a Frozen Gift for $3.00 a piece  ( Cash & Carry exact change please )

*Event will be rescheduled if inclement weather  ( No Refunds)

Any Questions Call the Fairy-Godmother at 614-395-6330


🌸May Day Celebration

Sunday, 12-1:30 pm

Join us for the second annual May Day Celebration! The Woodward Elementary School 3rd graders, led by the Delaware City Schools music teacher Amanda Rederstorff, will be performing the May Pole dance for all to enjoy. Popcorn will be available, along with the Ciao Cafe cart for purchase.


🎈Ohio Nature Education – 25th Birthday Celebration 

Sunday, May 1, 1 – 4 p.m. 

Deer Haven Park, All ages 

Join our partner, Ohio Nature Education (ONE), in celebrating the 25th anniversary of their founding and sharing the message that we all need nature! Come have your photo taken with a LIVE hawk or owl, make fun crafts, learn more about the birds in the aviary and enjoy light refreshments while supplies last. 

Monetary gifts are welcome the day of the event or you may donate ahead of the Birthday Bash by clicking DONATE, as well as items purchased from the ONE Amazon Wishlist or other ideas listed in the How to Help Page.


🧚🏻‍♀️Fairy Fun @Blacklick Woods

Sunday 3 pm

Join us in the natural play area outside the nature center to create fairy houses and toad abodes.