Thanks to all of you who tuned into my appearance on Fox 28′s Good Day Columbus! Here are the family fun activities I talked about for November, as follows:
Field Sports in Dublin: let the kids run it out on their indoor fields, play b-ball or fly across the basketball court on scooters, bounce in the bounce houses, and have an overall awesome time! Cost is $7/child and be sure to check out their site for Open Play Days dates and times: Field Sports Open Play Days.
Ballet Met’s Dancing With the Nutcracker: Sunday, November 11 with story times at 12 p.m and 2 p.m. This is an interactive sneak peek of the The Nutcracker! *Free* event with the donation of a jar of peanut butter. Children get to see some of their favorite characters up close and dance with them! Great for younger children who may not be able to sit through the actual performance. After the event you get first dibs at seats for the performance at their box office. Ticket prices vary. Be sure to get there early! Parking lots fill quickly!
Franklin Park Conservatory Family Fun Events: Sweet Turkeys on Wednesday, November 21. Storytime at 11am and 2pm; Craft 11am – 2pm, while supplies last. Listen to a story about the turkey that got away and then create a turkey shaped cookie for a sweet treat. $3 per edible treat, with admission. Good time to consider a membership! After just 2 or 3 visits it pays for itself.
Children’s Theater Production of The Best Christmas Pageant Ever! Show runs from November 29 – December 23. Get Thursday night tickets early because they sell out quickly at $11/seat. Be sure to stay after the show to get your child’s picture, and playbill signed by the actors. Street/metered parking and parking lots in the area (get there early to find parking). The North Market is a block away for food before or after the show!
Metro Parks: don’t forget to take advantage of the amazing *free* programs/classes they offer for kids and adults all year long. Blendon Woods is hosting Turkey Time on November 15 and 17 at 10 a.m. where children get to search for wild turkeys on the park grounds. Pick up a copy of Park Scope Magazine at your favorite Metro Park or check online for class offerings.