1. Yoga PlayJanuary 14 - December 8, 2012
Saturday 10-11:30 a.m.
Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens
1777 E. Broad St., Columbus, 43203
From the Website:Build self-confidence; enhance motor skills, and increase focus and concentration through kid-friendly yoga poses and games. Taught in a structured, yet playful, environment by certified yoga instructor Courtney Denning.
Monday-Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday noon-6 p.m.
333 W. Broad St., Columbus, 43215
From the website:Wild Ocean 3D is an uplifting, giant screen cinema experience capturing one of nature's greatest migration spectacles. It showcases the beautiful, wild coast of Africa, the annual sardine run and the marine life that depend on it, all in stunning 3D. Wild Ocean is presented by Nokia.
Sunday noon-5 p.m.
Battelle Riverfront Park, 25 Marconi Blvd., Columbus, 43215
From the Website:Season Opening Day: with opening ceremonies starting at noon. Includes flag raising ceremony and cannon fire. All tours on opening day are 99 cents.
Monday-Friday 7 a.m.-6 p.m.
The King Arts Complex
867 Mt. Vernon Ave., Columbus, 43203
From the Website:Do you know the artist living in your neighborhood? Artists are everywhere in Ohio and we will take an in-depth look at some of the most established painters and musicians including William Hawkins, Elijah Pierce and Aminah Robinson. Campers go on a Gallery Hop while visiting Short North Galleries and East side businesses like Black Art Plus where artists work and play.
Friday 5-8 p.m. Saturday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Adults $14.99. Seniors $10.99. Children 2-9 $9.99. Children under 2 free.
Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
4850 W. Powell Rd., Powell, 43065
From the Website:Looking for EGGstreme fun this spring? Hop over to the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium and join us for our annual Eggs, Paws and Claws Event. This springtime celebration returns bigger and better then ever. More of your favorite treats stations, kid friendly entertainment and seasonal themed animal enrichment activities. Be sure not to miss a visit from everyone's beloved Bunny
Tuesday-Friday 12:45-5 p.m.
OSU Urban Arts Space
50 W. Town St., Columbus, 43215
From the WebsiteKids ages 8-11 are invited to join the education team for a 4-day spring break arts camp. Campers will explore the visual and performing arts through fun projects related to iconic artists.
Thursday 6-8:30 p.m.
Barnett Recreation Center
1184 Barnett Rd, Columbus, 43227
From the Website:In commemoration of the 200th anniversary of the founding of the city of Columbus, Mayor Michael B. Coleman, City Council, the Columbus Recreation and Parks Department and 200Columbus are uniting with four neighborhoods to host regional parties at City Recreation Centers. Sponsored by Mt. Carmel Health System and Kroger, the east side of town will celebrate at Barnett Community Recreation Center with a variety show showcasing our young citizens' talent during spring break. Local organizations will provide resources materials and answer questions on opportunities. Refreshments and cake will be served to friends and neighbors to add to the evening fellowship.
Wednesday 6-8 p.m.
77 Jefferson Ave., Columbus, 43215
From the Website:Young Writers' Studio offers 9th-12th graders a chance to work with professional writers to learn new techniques, explore different genres, receive feedback on their work and have fun in a supportive environment.
Friday 3-4:30 p.m. and 6:30-8 p.m.
34 W. Broad St., Columbus, 43215
From the Website:What would happen if the Beastie Boys collaborated with Mr. Rogers? The answer is the Imagination Movers. Indeed, the Movers sing about things they know-messy rooms, healthy snacks, sibling rivalry, and other topics that relate to being a kid-but their musical style would sound right at home on MTV. In concert, they teach high-energy dances, play games with the audience, and make music on their one-of-a-kind trashcan drum set as they live the Movers motto to "reach high, think big, work hard, and have fun!
Friday 6-9 p.m.
1 S. State St., Westerville, 43081
From the Website Uptown Westerville is Alive with Art, History and Shopping! Since April is Celebration of the Arts Month, we'll focus on the performing, visual and other art endeavors that give Westerville its rich flavor. With extended shopping hours in Uptown Westerville's unique shops, OhioHealth 4th Friday is the perfect time to spend the evening shopping and enjoying all the activities, music and food that make 4th Friday such a wonderful event. Arts and Crafts vendors will offer a variety of unique products, the Westerville Police and Fire Departments offer displays for children, the Westerville Public Library reads stories right Uptown and there's always great live entertainment.