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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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Battelle Darby Creek Nature Center

The Battelle Darby Creek Nature Center was recommended by a few of my friends, and I am so glad I took that recommendation. Over our winter break the kids and I checked it out and it is fabulous! Full of interesting and interactive displays, informational games for the kids, and lots of living and taxidermy [...]

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Eat. Play. Love.: A Fun New Play Cafe in Lewis Center, OH

This is a guest post by Lara-Mom, who blogs whenever she can about family fun, cupcakes, offbeat parenting and her amazing daughter. You can find her on Twitter as @LaraK, on Facebook at Lara-Mom Blog. I love modern play cafés – lovely, hybrid spaces designed with both parents and little ones in mind. Firefly in [...]

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Jack Florance Pool in Delaware, OH

This summer I vowed to take my kids to the pool more often. They love the water, and there are lots of great public pools in Central Ohio. One little gem my mom made me privy to is Jack Florance Pool at Mingo Park in Delaware. We loved this pool! The area for younger kids [...]

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Buckeye Model Train and Railroad Show

Earlier this year I took my kids to an expo at the fairgrounds to see model trains. I could barely get my son (who had *just* turned four) to leave – he was in heaven playing with trains, looking at trains, watching how the train operators programmed the trains…the engines could have been in their [...]

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Ohio Historical Society in Columbus, OH

I like history. I enjoy learning how people used to live, what they ate, how they dressed, and what they did on a daily basis – especially people in my home state. We recently took a trip to the Ohio Historical Society where my kids and I got our fill of the past. The Ohio [...]

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August 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 August: FREE! fun kids concerts: Bring a blanket or lawn chair. Shows are generally about an hour or so, and I like to get there early so I can [...]

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