Kids eat free every weekday for Family Night at Bob Evans Restaurants all day long through April 18, 2014. There will be family activities on Tuesdays and kids under 12 eat free with the purchase of an adult meal! Family Nights are the best way to save money on dining out with kids, and with family activities going on, your kids will be entertained and (hopefully) less likely to misbehave!
Denny’s knows how popular pancakes are with kids and adults alike. The diner has just added all-you-can-eat pancakes to its Value Menu. For just $4, you can get your fill of their fluffy goodness. If you want any extras like bacon, sausage, eggs or hash browns, it will cost you a bit more. However, you could just indulge on pancakes and satisfy your hunger “on the cheap.” The pancake promo is available at participating locations — for a limited time.
Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt is dishing up 5 ounces of the sweet stuff with toppings for FREE on Saturday, March 8, and Sunday, March 9. (If you swirl more than 5 ounces, just pay the difference.) To get in on the sweet action, you must text MENCHIES to 35350 between 4 p.m (PST) Friday, March 7, and 12:59 a.m. (PST) Saturday, March 8 to receive the text offer. Then, just present the offer on your phone. (In case you’re wondering, the offer is in conjunction with Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt being on CBS’ “Undercover Boss” on Friday, March 7.) The offer is not valid with any other discount and limited to one per customer at participating locations.
Flannagan’s Dublin is home to the biggest St. Patrick’s Day Bash in Columbus. Before you start your partying, run or walk the Flannagan’s St. Patrick’s Day 5K on Saturday, March 15, 2014.
The 5k starts at 9 a.m., followed by their HUGE all day St. Patrick’s Day Party with 14 great bands. There is a free pre-race kegs and eggs breakfast beginning at 8 a.m., and you will receive an all-day pass to the party, as well as a long sleeve technical shirt.
The entry fee is $38 in advance, or $45 on the day of the race. Click here for details and to register for the Flannagan’s St. Patrick’s Day 5K.
Kinsale Golf and Fitness Club is again hosting this year’s St. Patrick’s Day 4 Miler! The race will be on Saturday, March 15, 2014, at 6 p.m. – and finishes in the middle of the club’s annual St. Patrick’s Day celebration that will feature the band, Naked Karate Girls!
Entry fee is $40 through February 28 or $45 before race day, and it gets you a technical event shirt, finisher’s medal, ticket to the concert, and if you’re 21 the first beer is free! This race is limited to the first 1200 runners and walkers, so get your registration in soon. Get more information and register for the Kinsale St. Patrick’s Day 4 Miler.
Anheuser-Busch wants to thank the U.S. troops with complimentary admission to one of its theme parks. Throughout 2014, members of the military, and as many as three direct dependents, may receive a FREE single-day admission to SeaWorld, Busch Gardens, Adventure Island, Water Country USA or Sesame Place. It’s all part of Anheuser-Busch’s Waves of Honor program, a way to honor those who serve our country. Any active duty, activated or drilling reservist or National Guard member is eligible to participate in the offer. Plus, dependents may take advantage of the offer without the service member in attendance, although a family member must accompany them. The offer is valid for one park and one visit only. For program details, including how to register, click here. The program ends December 31.
OSU Urban Arts Space is hosting Crafternoons! – crafty art sessions for adults.
The next class will be on Saturday, March 15, 2014 from 1 – 2:30 p.m. where you will be reusing scrap wood, nails and yarn to create intricate and eye catching woven art pieces. Please feel free to bring your own hammer and scrap wood!
Crafternoons is free and open to all over age 16. Supplies are provided for all to RSVP.
Trapped in a Room With a Zombie is a fun, interactive mental challenge that will get your adrenaline going brought to you by Room Escape Adventures. Prepare to be locked in a room with up to 11 other people and a Zombie that is chained to the wall! Hidden in the room is a key that will unlock the door to your freedom. To find the key you must locate numerous clues and solve riddles as a group. Every five minutes the hungry Zombie’s chain will be released another foot. Within an hour, the Zombie will be able to reach you. You have 60 minutes to the find clues, solve the puzzles, unlock the door and escape the room without getting eaten!
Multiple shows run each Wednesday – Sunday. Tickets are $28, but the first 100 people to use the promo code “columbusonthecheap” can get 50% off tickets! You’ll be working with the 11 other people in a room, so you can have your friends/family sign up for the same session, or go alone and join the group. The show will run well into 2014, but you can only book a month in advance.
This show is not a physical event and is appropriate for all ages. This is an exciting, fun event designed as a mental challenge. If you are afraid of the Zombie, just stay away from it. The show is not written to be scary, but it does pack ample amounts of adrenaline into 60 minutes.
Columbus Idea Foundry
1158 Corrugated Way
Columbus, Oh 43201
Starting at 6 p.m.
- March 10, 2014: In Cold Blood (1967)
- March 17, 2014: To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)
Contact the library for questions or additional information about the film nights.
1685 West First Avenue
Columbus, OH 43212
The Refectory is hosting two 10 for $10 Wine Tasting in March to feature the Best of Show from the Cincinati Wine Festival in the Value Category. Tastings will be held from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. on Monday, March 17, and Tuesday March 25, 2014.
Wines will be listed on the site on March 8, 2014
Prepaid reservations are required, as the events will sell out. Call now!
Refectory Restaurant and Bistro