Weekend Roundup 5/6-5/8

Touch-a-Truck, Folk Festival, Herb Day, Comic Fest, Kids Hip Hop at the library, unicorn storytime, community events, nature and more! 

🚒Touch-a-Truck 2022 @Adventure Park

Friday 11 am-1 pm 

Enjoy an afternoon of climbing, pretending and exploring different kinds of vehicles at this year’s Touch–a–Truck event, Friday, May 6, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Dozens of vehicles will fill parking lot for you to explore. The focus of Touch-a-Truck is to present children with an opportunity to touch, climb on, and pretend to drive vehicles they may see regularly in their community. This event also does double duty by educating youngsters about various aspects of the vehicles, such as their size, function, and more! This is one of the most anticipated events of every spring in Powell.

Event parking is available in  public parking lots.

https://facebook.com/events/s/touch-a-truck-2022/542093080623206/

⚙️The Works

Kitchen Chemistry

Friday, May 06

4:30pm – 5:30pm

Explore the world of STEAM! Join The Works: Ohio Center for History, Art & Technology for an exciting program filled with hands-on experiments and activities! Programming made possible by Battelle.

https://events.columbuslibrary.org/event/6557415

🌸Green on the Green@Worthington Village  Green

Saturday, 8am-12pm

Green on the Green is a free community event with a green focus. Come to beautiful Worthington and meet local businesses & groups promoting sustainability, healthy living, handcrafted items, and environmental stewardship.  Come for the fly casting demos, pet massage, reiki, bird watching, live music, Mother’s Day shopping and much more!

https://facebook.com/events/s/green-on-the-green/1334488590394157/

🍎Dublin Market @Bridge Park

Saturday

The Dublin Market at Bridge Park brought to you by The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center is back! Join us from May to September for fresh and local goods every Saturday at Bridge Park from 9am-12pm.

Learn more: https://www.thedublinmarket.com/

https://facebook.com/events/s/the-dublin-market-at-bridge-pa/978895966161662/

🪴Herb Day

Saturday 10am-4pm

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Gahanna’s designation of the Herb Capital of Ohio at Herb Day and Herb n’ Arts Fair! The Ohio Herb Center and GLHS Community Art class are teaming up to make this semi-centennial jubilee one to remember. Join us on May 7, 2022, from 10 AM to 4 PM for live entertainment, speakers, plant sales, vendors, free family activities, and more. Please call (614) 642-4372 for more information. 

https://facebook.com/events/s/herb-day/491169765762301/

💥Free Comic Book Day

Saturday 10 am-5 pm

Drop by the desk in the children’s area for free comics and drawing activities!

Today’s free comics provided in partnership with World’s Greatest Comics in Westerville, Ohio. 

https://facebook.com/events/s/free-comic-book-day/853943662228639/

🌱2nd Annual Plant Sale by RESCUEDohio

Saturday 10 am-2 pm

Join us for our 2nd annual plant sale fundraiser! This year, we’ll have an even bigger selection of vegetables, herbs, annuals, perennials, and house plants for sale, PLUS RESCUEDohio merchandise and adoptable dogs for you to meet!

https://facebook.com/events/s/2nd-annual-plant-sale/2284270281727980/

💥Comic Fest

Saturday, May 07: 10:00am – 2:00pm

PPL Main

AGE GROUP:   TWEENS TEENS PRESCHOOLERS KIDS FAMILIES ADULTS

EVENT TYPE:  GENERAL

2022 Comic Fest is in full swing, Spiderman! Celebrate Free Comic Book Day with Pickerington Public Library!

🎵Hip-Hop-Ademics: Rapping Kids Into Learning – Outside

Saturday, May 07: 10:30am – 11:15am

Miller Park Library

AGE GROUP:   KIDS

EVENT TYPE:  FILM AND MUSIC, EARLY LITERACY

Brian Holland is back for a show that includes original songs, games, and prizes. This program entertains while teaching reading, math, and character using hip-hop music. Weather permitting. Ages 3-8.

🎵Central Ohio Folk Festival 

Saturday 10:30 am-9:30 pm

Event by the Columbus Folk Music Society

A two day family-friendly festival featuring multiple performing stages presenting a variety of upbeat folk/roots/Americana music, kids’ programming, and instrument building for youth.

It also offers 30+ music workshops, an ongoing “jam” tent (all welcome), Festival Store, drum circles, and international touring Saturday evening Headliner act, The Way Down Wanderers!

Food trucks onsite.

More info at: www.columbusfolkmusicsociety.org/festival.html

https://facebook.com/events/s/central-ohio-folk-festival/515405026881325/

🦄Unicorn Storytime

Saturday 10:30 am-11:15am

Join us at CCFY Creations Venue for a Story Time all about unicorns! We’ll have unicorn horns for kiddos to wear and maybe a craft for after!* 

A guest reader will read 3 or 4 picture books. All ages are welcome! 

*Supplies will be limited and on a first come basis.

https://facebook.com/events/s/unicorns-story-time/1430000890751978/

⚙️SpringSTEAM @Northwest Library

Saturday 1-3 pm

Fun, outdoor experiments will stretch your STEAM skills! Find out why butterflies love balloons and how far you can catapult a Peep. You’ll also create a bug hotel and launch a rocket! For ages 4-11. Dress for mess.

https://www.worthingtonlibraries.org/calendar/20220507/springsteam

🎵Central Ohio Folk Festival 

Sunday, 10:30 am-5:30 pm

Event by the Columbus Folk Music Society

A two day family-friendly festival featuring multiple performing stages presenting a variety of upbeat folk/roots/Americana music, kids’ programming, and instrument building for youth.

It also offers 30+ music workshops, an ongoing “jam” tent (all welcome), Festival Store, drum circles, and international touring Saturday evening Headliner act, The Way Down Wanderers!

Food trucks onsite.

More info at: www.columbusfolkmusicsociety.org/festival.html

https://facebook.com/events/s/central-ohio-folk-festival/515405030214658/

🌸Wildflower Wander @Sharon Woods

Sunday 1-2 pm

Learn the history and folklore of the park’s wildflowers on a 1.5-mile stroll through forests and fields in search of these ephemeral beauties. Meet at the Apple Ridge Bulletin Board.

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