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November Events as Seen on Fox 28′s ‘Good Day Columbus’

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 [...]

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Bison at Battelle Darby Creek Metro Park

The days following Thanksgiving were just gorgeous! We felt as if the weather was beckoning us outside, so we took a hike to see the bison at Battelle Darby Creek. The park is located in Galloway – about a twenty-five minute drive from I-270 and Sawmill Road…fyi, currently there is construction on the freeway. Just [...]

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Central Ohio Metro Park Programs

Central Ohio Metro Park Programs

My son and I went to our first preschool program together at Blendon Woods. The Central Ohio Metro Parks offer year-round programs for people of all ages, and not only are they fun and educational, but free! We attended a program designed for the preschool aged group called “Big Trees.” A naturalist took us on [...]

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Natural Play Areas at Columbus, OH Metro Parks

Natural Play Areas at Columbus, OH Metro Parks

When was the last time you skipped a stone, climbed a tree, or played in a stream with your kids? If you haven’t done it in a while, take the kids to one of Central Ohio’s Metro Parks Natural Play Areas. Batelle Darby Creek, Highbanks, Prairie Oaks, Sharon Woods, and Three Creeks have areas designed [...]

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Inniswood Metro Gardens in Westerville, Ohio

Inniswood Metro Gardens in Westerville, Ohio

My son and I visited Inniswoods Metro Gardens specifically to go on the Frog Talk Walk, and ended up adding an educational hike the perfect length for my three-year old boy. Inniswoods Metro Gardens is a park specifically designed to teach patrons about flowers, plants, and wildflowers that have been introduced or are indigenous to [...]

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