Tag Archives | Kids

Lynd Fruit Farm in Pataskala, OH

The apples are on at Lynd Fruit Farm in full force! My friend and I took the kids and picked 30 pounds of McIntosh, Gala and Golden Supreme between us. My plan is to make a mad apple crisp, apple cake, and some apple sauce (without the cinnamon because my kids are crazy!). We will [...]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

Friends of the Sawmill Wetlands “Sawmill Saturdays”

Friends of the Sawmill Wetlands “Sawmill Saturdays” start up this Saturday. Friends of the Sawmill Wetlands are dedicated to the preservation of the wetlands that are located behind Whole Foods in Dublin.  Did you know there was a wetlands in that area? On “Sawmill Saturdays” they open them up from 10a – noon for the [...]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

Tecumseh: Outdoor Drama in Chillicothe, OH

I have my Grandmother to thank for my love of theater…specifically outdoor theater. Some of my fondest childhood memories include driving the hour to Sugarloaf Mountain to see the outdoor drama Tecumseh. Since that time, I have imposed this theatrical experience on my husband, my Rhode Island family, and recently some of my best friends. [...]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

Bottom of the Dam at Alum Creek

Many times simple plans are the best plans. Like, this simple: grab a takeout dinner and drive to the bottom of the dam at Alum Creek for a picnic. There are plenty of picnic tables and playgrounds for the kids. Bathrooms are nearby, the view is nice, and being near the water is just relaxing. [...]

Read full story Comments { 2 }

Archery at Clear Creek Metro Park

Did you know that the Metro Park system offers archery? I was perusing the Park Scope magazine and saw that it was offered at various times and locations this summer. The best part? It is FREE and FUN! The classes filled really early and I was lucky to get us in when I did. I [...]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

Creekside Blues and Jazz Festival in Gahanna

Summer means JAZZ! and Gahanna knows how to do it with their Creekside Blues and Jazz Festival. They are celebrating 16 years of music and have made it a family-friendly event offering a paddle boatload of kids activities. Check out the information below for a schedule of activities and music that is sure to entice [...]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

Metro Parks GeoTrail 2014

Columbus Metro Parks has a summer geocaching scavenger hunt going on through August 31. They have hidden 15 caches at 15 different parks. What is exciting is that in addition to finding the cache, there is a code word sheet that needs to be solved. Clues to solving the codes are inside each cache. We [...]

Read full story Comments { 0 }