Remember this offer from 2020? It's back temporarily for 2021, just in time for Nurse Appreciation Week! Crocs is sharing a pair for healthcare workers! Crocs is donating pairs of free Crocs to healthcare workers on the frontlines as a thank you for their hard work, and to support them as they … [Read more...] about Free Crocs for Healthcare Workers for 5 days in 2021
Cinco de Mayo celebrates the victory over France in the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862 - not Mexico’s Independence Day (Sept 16), as many think. The holiday isn't widely celebrated in Mexico, but has become quite the Americanized holiday. This year, Cinco de Mayo falls on Wednesday, May 5, so … [Read more...] about Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Columbus with food and drink specials
Short North Gallery Hop is a monthly tradition that spans 30 years. celebrating art, local shops, and good food. On the first Saturday of each month, thousands of people head to the Short North Arts District for new gallery exhibitions, street performers, special events, food, and drinks … [Read more...] about Short North Gallery Hop
Learn how to get the most out of your Mac, iPad, iPhone, Apple Watch, or iPod at Free Apple Workshops through Apple Stores. Workshops are currently held virtually, so you can learn from home (and stay in your pajamas). If you're new to Apple technology or just doing the basics on your Apple … [Read more...] about Get tech savvy: Free Apple Workshops
If you're fascinated with the night sky, stars, and the rest of space out there, the Astronomy Department at The Ohio State University has some fun programs for you! While they used to host free public programs at The Arne Slettebak Planetarium, they are currently suspended for health and … [Read more...] about Planetarium at Ohio State is closed; explore Space with at-home programming!
Enjoy spring at one of 400+ National Parks during National Park Week, April 17-25, 2021. You’ll enjoy free admission on April 17, 2021, so plan your trip to visit one of these great parks! Many National Parks are just a car ride away. You can plan your visit by what you want to do, or where … [Read more...] about Free admission and events for National Park Week
Wexner Center for the Arts, located on campus at Ohio State, is a multidisciplinary research laboratory for the arts with programming featuring performing arts, exhibitions, and media arts. While the Wex has reopened, they continue to also provide a robust selection of virtual experiences … [Read more...] about Virtual and in-person programs at Wexner Center for the Arts
Folk it up with the Annual Central Ohio Folk Festival on Saturday, May 22. For 2021, the festival is going virtual! The all day event will feature International touring artists, Larry Campbell and Teresa Williams to headline 2021 Central Ohio Folk Festival on Saturday … [Read more...] about Annual Central Ohio Folk Festival goes virtual
There are two exciting events coming up celebrating Asian culture with the Dragonboat Exhibition and Race and the Asian Festival. The Dragonboat Exhibition is tba for 2021 at West Bank Park, 181 S. Washington Blvd. Get there early at 7:30 am for the Taichi Exercise and … [Read more...] about Virtual Asian Festival for 2021; Dragonboat Exhibition is tba
The Ohioana Book Festival will stay with an online format for 2021 for health and safety. The 15th Annual Book Festival is ONLINE Thursday, August 22 through Sunday, August 25, 2021. This free event celebrating Ohio authors has events for book lovers of all ages. In addition to author … [Read more...] about Book lovers: Don’t miss the (online) Ohioana Book Festival
Thurber House is a nonprofit literary arts center that serves as an educational gathering place for readers, writers, and artists from all over the world. Due to COVID-19 closures, Thurber House events have shifted to online. Thurber House is experiencing decreased attendance and a drop in funding … [Read more...] about Thurber House Author Events and Writing Programs
Join Columbus Metropolitan Library for virtual community conversations to discuss race and social justice in Columbus and in America. Each month features a book, article, movie or music selection to experience and reflect upon together. Moderators and panelists are community leaders … [Read more...] about Speak Up/Speak Out: Conversations About Race with Columbus Metro Library
The Metropolitan Opera cancelled performances during the coronavirus outbreak until further notice, but you can catch free nightly streams of encore presentations from Met Opera Live in HD series. The shows began on Monday, March 16th, 2020, starting at 7:30 p.m. each evening. They will be … [Read more...] about Metropolitan Opera offering free nightly streams
We love the vintage feel of a drive in movie experience. I went to the drive-in with my family many times growing up - piled in our station wagon. Last year, we took our young children to Skyview Drive-in Lancaster and they loved the experience (even if they didn't make it to the second movie). … [Read more...] about Drive in Theaters in Ohio, including Columbus and Central Ohio
Want to go on a virtual tour of the Met Museum with a top-tier Columbia art professor? Or learn about the history of the Olympics from a professor at UNC Chapel Hill? How about discover the science of intelligence with Amherst’s top professor of psychology? Now you can whenever the mood strikes … [Read more...] about Get One Month Free Trial! One Day University Now Helps You Get Smarter Year-round With New Online Format.