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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. [...]

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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. [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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Goldfish Swim School in Dublin, OH

Looking for a place to take your child for swimming lessons or some indoor family fun swimming? Goldfish Swim School opens March 1, 2014! Goldifsh Swim School is a “kiddie” natatorium located at 6175 Shamrock Ct. in Dublin. The new facility caters to families and little swimmers offering experienced swim instructors, a fun atmosphere, and [...]

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Buckeye Bounce Club in Powell, OH

My daughter recently went to a friend’s birthday party at Buckeye Bounce Club. I love being introduced to new places by way of a birthday party, mainly because another parent has already scoped it out and finds it worthy. After doing the dinosaur exhibit at the fairgrounds one year, I came to the conclusion that [...]

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