Weekend Roundup 5/13-5/15

🌳Stories in the Park – Lower Sycamore Creek Park

Friday, May 13: 10:00am – 11:00am

Lower Sycamore Creek Park: Pickering Shelter



Join us at Sycamore Creek Park for stories and songs.

Venue details

300 Covered Bridge Lane, Pickerington, Ohio 43147

🚒Touch-a-Truck @ Hilliard Station

Friday, 10 am-12 pm

Bring the kids to see, touch, and explore their favorite vehicles!

Woody’s tow truck

Hilliard police cruiser

Norwich Township fire truck



Electric car

Front end loader 


🔬Homeschool Connect – Science Fair

Friday, May 13: 1:00pm – 2:00pm

PPL Main – Meeting Room A,Meeting Room B



Educational & fun classes for kids in grades K-5 who learn at home.

☣️Household Hazerdous Waste Collection

The City of Westerville’s Spring Household Hazardous Waste Collection is Saturday, May 14 from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. at 350 Park Meadow Rd. (enter from Schrock Road, entry will not be permitted from South Knox Street/Parkview Avenue). Please note that shredding services will NOT be offered at this event. 

This is a popular, drive-thru event. Please plan for extra time. 

Find the list of accepted items: www.westerville.org/hhw. 


🍎The Market at Rickenbacker Woods

Saturday, 9 am-1 pm

The Market at Rickenbacker Woods is a NEW outdoor shopping experience located on the grounds of the Historic Rickenbacker House. The event will be held every 2nd Saturday from 9am – 1pm Starting April 9th through October 8th.

Each market date will have over 40 vendors with everything from clothing, home decor, self care items and bakery treats! There will also be a food truck on site. 


🌈Hoist the Colors @Boardman Arts Park

Saturday, 9-10 am 

Before heading to the Arts Festival … Join us for an hour to “Hoist the Colors of Boardman”.  We have fresh new sails for our center art and need a hand getting them in place.  Here is the song to sing why you think about how much you want to do this!

Yo-ho, all together

Hoist the colors high

Heave ho, thieves and beggars

Never shall we die


💃🏻Pint Sized Prom @ Tremont Library

Saturday, 10:30-11:30 am

Put on your fanciest clothes and your dancing shoes! Our youngest patrons and their families are invited to join us for music, photo opportunities, and crafts. For ages 0-6.


🦄Artsy Fartsy Storytime

Saturday, 10:30-11:15 pm

Join us at Boardman Arts Park for a story time all about two of the world’s best things: Art and Farts!

We’ll read 3 or 4 picture books and have supplies for a craft. All ages are welcome!


🔎I-Spy Nature Challenge @ Highbanks Metro Park

Saturday, 12-4 pm

Are you up for the challenge? Stop by the Naturalist Office between 12-4pm to pick up your challenge sheet and complete it to win a prize!

Please note the program ends at 4pm. You must return your challenge sheet by this time to earn your prize.


🌱Planting Program

Saturday, May 14: 2:00pm – 2:45pm

Tremont Road Library – Youth Activity Space



Listen to stories, learn about how plants grow, and plant some seeds for your garden. First come first serve. Outside if weather permits. Ages 4-7.

🌻For Families-Wildflower Hike

Saturday, 2 pm

Join the naturalist on a 1.5 mile hike to look for flowers along both river and field. Tick season is here so bugspray and long pants are advised. Trails may be muddy.

Meeting location: River Bluff Area (8400 Olentangy River Road) River Bluff is a separate entrance from the main park and cannot be accessed from the main park area. River Bluff is located off of Rte 315.  No restrooms, water fountains or trash cans are available at this location, please plan accordingly. Naturalist will meet you near the bulletin board. 

Meeting location notes: Dragonfly Day Camp . Dragonfly Day Camp is a separate entrance from the main part of the park. The Day Camp is located at 685 Powell Rd, Lewis Center, OH 43035. Once you enter the Daycamp, we will meet in front of the pavilion.

🎥Saturday Cinema

On Saturday, May 14th, Destination Downtown Lancaster will be showing Disney Pixar’s SOUL on the square (by the bandstand). Come early to save your space, enjoy music, and participate in pre movie activities starting at 7:30pm.

Bring blankets, chairs, and snacks and enjoy this family film under the stars in our beautiful downtown . The movie will begin at dusk.

Concessions are available at this event.


🎣Family Fishing Fun @Sharon Woods

Saturday, 12-2 pm

Drop a line in Schrock Lake and see if you can catch a big one! Feel free to bring your own fishing pole or bait, or just borrow some of ours.

Meet at the Schrock Lake Bulletin Board.