KidsLinked.com puts of fun and free festivals throughout the year all over the city. These KidsFest events are planned with kids and parents in mind! They featured fun and freebies, scavenger hunts, games, and activities for kids, plus vendors with great resources for parents. Past … [Read more...] about Delaware KidsFest and more Free KidsLinked.com KidsFest events
Fall is nearly here, so it's a great time to start planning your fall projects for home and garden! The Columbus Dispatch Fall Home and Garden Show, presented by Rosati Windows, returns in a different format for 2020. The 2020 Columbus Dispatch Fall Home and Garden Show On Demand will … [Read more...] about The Dispatch Fall Home and Garden Show On Demand
Train enthusiasts of all ages will love The Ohio Railway Museum in Worthington! Not only can you check out the amazing collection of trains, you can take a two mile round trip demonstration ride on one of the museum's streetcars or interurbans! The Ohio Railway Museum reopened in July with … [Read more...] about Take a train ride at The Ohio Railway Museum on Sundays!
Do you have music instruments collecting dust around your house or garage that have been abandoned by your kids (or you)? Clear out your space and donate instruments to give the gift of music. The Columbus Music Commission is hosting a Gift of Music student instrument drive to collect unused, … [Read more...] about Donate music instruments to the Gift of Music Campaign
Looking for something interesting to do this summer? Explore The Wilds in Cumberland, Ohio, with over 9,000 acres of open range habitat for rare and endangered species. Go on a Wilds Tour via open air safari, horseback, and more! They have plenty of adventures and even some free … [Read more...] about Safari in Ohio: Take a Wilds Tour!
Sometimes it's nice to take your gaze from your glowing screen to the glowing night sky instead. Whether you're serious about astronomy or just love gazing up at the stars and the moon, there's no doubt that stargazing is relaxing and makes you feel part of something bigger than what's going on in … [Read more...] about Planetariums and Astronomy: Celestial events and best places to see the stars in Ohio
Kids can learn to code, create and play at free youth workshops with Microsoft stores! These free programs get kids of all ages coding games and apps, creating digital art, powering up their study skills - and they'll have so much fun they won't know they are learning. Stores are currently … [Read more...] about Virtual: Free youth workshops at Microsoft stores
If you have school-aged kids, you probably spent the end of last school year scrambling to "homeschool" and facilitate online school work. It wasn't an ideal situation for anyone, but everyone did the best they could. School plans for 2020/2021 are still very uncertain, and may continue change … [Read more...] about Homeschool and options for online school in Ohio
The Ohio Governor’s Imagination Library is working to improve early childhood literacy across Ohio by joining forces with Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library to provide books to babies and young children in Ohio. They are providing books to children each month starting at birth in the hopes that … [Read more...] about Free books for kids with The Ohio Governor’s Imagination Library
In addition to school supplies and clothes, back-to-school season also means its time for vaccines for some kids. If you don't have a well child visit scheduled with a pediatrician or family doctor, there are regularly scheduled vaccine clinics are held at different locations each month with … [Read more...] about Back-to-School Vaccine Clinics
You're never too old to be a Buckeye at The Ohio State University! Ohio residents age 60 or older can take FREE courses and connect with The Ohio State University community through the Program 60. Program 60 participants attend courses on an instructor permission, space-available, audit basis … [Read more...] about Program 60 at OSU: Free college courses for seniors
CAP4Kids (Children’s Advocacy Project for Kids) Columbus is a website that has made it easy to quickly connect kids and families to 1,000+ resources around the community. Their mission is to help bridge the gap between local social service agencies and the families that need their help. Now … [Read more...] about Children’s Advocacy Project: CAP4Kids Community Resources
If your kid loves technology and learning, or is just brimming with creativity, check out the FREE Apple Camps at Home this Summer via Online Webex Session. These FREE three-day camps are for kids ages 8 to 12. Each project takes about an hour, but Campers can create and work at their own … [Read more...] about Free Apple Camp at Home for kids
The Ohio History Center is having their first at-home Historian in Training program geared toward kids ages 3-6. They'll send the at-home Historian in Training kit to your home full of activities to celebrate that galaxy far, far away. A historian is curious and never stops learning. A historian … [Read more...] about At -home Historian in Training with Ohio History Center
The Boys & Girls Club of Central Ohio wants to make sure that youth of Central Ohio have access to programming - even when they are at home. Their Virtual Club Experience (VCE) is a FREE online program for kids ages 6-18 offering fun, educational and meaningful programs. VCE … [Read more...] about Boys & Girls Club Virtual Club Experience