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  • American Sign MuseumLocation: 2515 Essex Pl.Cincinnati, OH 45206 Contact: 513-258-4020Web: www.signmuseum.org

    Avery Downer House & Robbins Hunter MuseumLocation: 221 E. BroadwayGranville, OH 43023 Contact: 740-587-0430Web: www.robbinshunter.org

    Boonshoft Museum of DiscoveryLocation: 2600 DeWeese Pkwy.Dayton, OH 45414 Contact: 937-275-7431Web: www.boonshoftmuseum.org

    Carillon Historical ParkLocation: 1000 Carillon Blvd.Dayton, OH 45409 Contact: 937-293-2841Web: www.daytonhistory.org

    Central Ohio Fire MuseumLocation: 260 N. 4th St.Columbus, OH 43215 Contact: 614-464-4099Web: www.centralohiofiremuseum.com

    Cincinnati Art MuseumLocation: 953 Eden Park Dr.Cincinnati, OH 45202 Contact: 513-721-2787Web: www.cincinnatiartmuseum.org

    Cincinnati Fire MuseumLocation: 315 W. Court St.Cincinnati, OH 45202 Contact: 513-621-5553Web: www.cincyfiremuseum.com

    Cincinnati History MuseumLocation: 1301 Western Ave.Cincinnati, OH 45203 Contact: 513-287-7000Web: www.cincymuseum.org

    One-Tank GetawaysCincinnati Observatory CenterLocation: 3489 Observatory Pl.Cincinnati, OH 45208 Contact: 513-321-5186Web: www.cincinnatiobservatory.org

    Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical GardenLocation: 3400 Vine St.Cincinnati, OH 45220 Contact: 513-281-4700Web: www.cincinnatizoo.org/plan/events.html

    Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame & MuseumLocation: 100 Main St.Cincinnati, OH 45202 Contact: 513-765-7923Web: www.reds.com

    Columbus Historical SocietyLocation: 51 Jefferson Ave.Columbus, OH 43215 Contact: 614-224-0822Web: www.columbushistory.org

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    Home of the OSU Equestrian Team.Convenient location.

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  • Columbus Washboard CompanyLocation: 14 Gallagher Ave.Logan, OH 43138 Contact: 740-380-3828Web: www.columbuswashboard.com

    Columbus Zoo & AquariumLocation: 9900 Riverside Dr.Powell, OH 43065 Contact: 614-645-3550Web: www.columbuszoo.org

    Top 10 Kid-Friendly Restaurants

    Thurman Caf Location: 183 Thurman Ave.Columbus, OH 43206Contact: 614-443-1570Web: www.thethurmancafe.com Yannis Greek GrillLocation: 6196 Cleveland Ave.Columbus, OH 43231Contact: 614-890-4775

    Akai HanaLocation: 1173 Old Henderson Rd.Columbus, OH 43220Contact: 614-451-5411Web: www.akaihanaohio.com Cap City Fine Diner & BarLocation: 1299 Olentangy River Rd.Columbus, OH 43212Contact: 614-291-3663Web: www.capcityfinediner.com

    Big Fat Greek KuzinaLocation: 2816 Fishinger Rd.Columbus, OH 43221Contact: 614-457-4733Web: www.bestgreekusa.com

    Blue Ginger Asian Fusion Bistro Location: 6234 Sawmill Rd.Dublin, OH 43017Contact: 614-792-3888Web: www.bluginger.biz

    Banana Bean Caf Location: 340 Greenlawn Ave.Columbus, OH 43223Contact: 614-443-2262Web: www.bananabeancafe.com

    Carfagnas Kitchen Location: 2025 Polaris Pkwy.Columbus, OH 43240Contact: 614-848-4488Web: www.carfagnaskitchen.com

    Caf Ephesus Location: 6720 Perimeter Loop Rd.Dublin, OH 43016Contact: 614-798-8091Web: www.cafeephesusdublin.com

    Giorgio Italian Restaurant Location: 2941 N. High St.Columbus, OH 43202Contact: 614-265-9020Web: www.giorgiodining.com

    Columbus Jewish Historical SocietyLocation: 1175 College Ave.Bexley, OH 43209 Contact: 614-238-6977Web: www.columbusjewishhistoricalsociety.org

    Columbus Museum Of ArtLocation: 480 E. Broad St.Columbus, OH 43215 Contact: 614-221-4848Web: www.columbusmuseum.org

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  • Contempary Arts Center, Lois & Richard Rosenthal CenterLocation: 44 E. 6th St.Cincinnati, OH 45202 Contact: 513-345-8400Web: www.contemporaryartscenter.org

    COSI - Center of Science & IndustryLocation: 333 W. Broad St.Columbus, OH 43215 Contact: 614-221-1748Web: www.cosi.org

    Davidson Interpretive CenterLocation: 5638 Lower Valley PikeSpringfield, OH 45506 Contact: 937-882-6000Web: www.ntprd.org/DavidsonCenter.htm

    Davis Shai HouseLocation: 301 Central Pkwy.Heath, OH 43056 Contact: 740-788-8942Web: www.davisshaihouse.com

    Dawes ArboretumLocation: 7770 Jacksontown Rd.Heath, OH 43056 Contact: 740-323-2355Web: www.dawesarb.org

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    Tea party includes a birthday cake from Bachmans Bakery, Tea fare, goody bags and two hours of fun!

    Cookietown is a fun, new place where all the residents are cookie characters in a western town setting! Visit all the Cookietown characters at

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    Dayton Art InstituteLocation: 465 Belmonte Park N.Dayton, OH Contact: 937-223-5277Web: www.daytoncvb.com

    Duke Energy Childrens MuseumLocation: 1301 Western Ave.Cincinnati, OH 45203 Contact: 513-287-7000Web: www.cincymuseum.org

    Early Television MuseumLocation: 5396 Franklin St.Hilliard, OH 43026 Contact: 614-771-0510Web: www.earlytelevision.org

    Entertainment JunctionLocation: 7379 Squire Ct.West Chester, oh 45069 Contact: 513-898-8000Web: www.entertrainmentjunction.com

    Franklin Park ConservatoryLocation: 1777 E. Broad St.Columbus, OH 43203 Contact: 614-645-8733Web: www.fpconservatory.org

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  • George Rogers Clark Heritage AssociationLocation: 936 S. Tecumseh Rd.Springfield, OH 45501 Contact: 937-882-9216Web: www.fairatnewboston.org

    Grant Nature CenterLocation: 401 Normandy Ridge Rd.Centerville, OH 45459 Contact: 937-433-2809

    Harriet Beecher Stowe HouseLocation: 2950 Gilbert Ave.Cincinnati, OH 45206 Contact: 513-751-0651Web: www.harrietbeecherstowehouse.org

    Heritage Nature CenterLocation: 551 Wirt Rd.Groveport, OH 43125 Contact: 614-836-3333Web: www.groveport.org

    Heritage Village MuseumLocation: 11450 Lebanon Rd.Cincinnati, OH 45262 Contact: 513-563-9484Web: www.heritagevillagecincinnati.org

    Historical Air SquadronLocation: 3266 Old Columbus Rd.Carroll, OH 43112 Contact: 740-653-4778Web: www.historicalaircraftsquadron.com

    Hopewell Culture National Historic ParkLocation: 16062 State Route 104Chillicothe, OH 45601 Contact: 740-774-1126Web: www.nps.gov/hocu/index.htm

    Jack Nicklaus MuseumLocation: 2355 Olentangy River Rd.Columbus, OH 43210 Contact: 614-247-5959Web: www.nicklausmuseum.org

    Kelton HouseLocation: 586 E. Town St.Columbus, OH 43215 Contact: 614-464-2022Web: www.keltonhouse.com

    Kings IslandLocation: Kings Island Dr.Mason, OH 45040 Contact: 513-754-5700Web: www.visitkingsisland.com

    Korean War Veterans MemorialLocation: 130 Riverside Dr.Dayton, OH 45405 Contact: 937-293-1819

    Krohn ConservatoryLocation: 1501 Eden Park Dr.Cincinnati, OH 45202 Contact: 513-421-4086Web: www.cincinnatiparks.com

    Livingston House Park & MuseumLocation: 1792 Graham Rd.Reynoldsburg, OH 43068 Contact: 614-866-4888Web: www.visitreynoldsburg.com

    LM&M RailroadLocation: 127 S. MechanicLebanon, OH 45036 Contact: 513-933-8022Web: www.lebanonrr.com

    Miamisburg Mound State MemorialLocation: 900 Mound Ave.Miamisburg, OH Contact: 937-866-4532Web: www.daytoncvb.com

    Motorcycle Hall Of Fame MuseumLocation: 13515 Yarmouth Dr. Pickerington, OH 43147 Contact: 614-856-2222Web: www.motorcyclemuseum.org

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  • Ohio Railway MuseumLocation: 990 Proprietors Rd.Worthington, OH 43085 Contact: 614-885-7345Web: www.dev.ohiorailwaymuseum.net

    Ohio StatehouseLocation: 1 Capitol Sq.Columbus, OH 43215 Contact: 614-728-2695Web: www.ohiostatehouse.org

    Overfield MuseumLocation: 121 E. Water St.Troy, OH 45373 Contact: 937-335-4019

    Perkins ObservatoryLocation: 3199 Columbus PikeDelaware, OH 43015 Contact: 740-363-1257Web: www.perkins-observatory.org

    National First Ladies LibraryLocation: 205 Market Ave. SCanton, OH 44702 Contact: 330-452-0876Web: www.nps.gov/fila/index.htm

    National Museum of the US Air ForceLocation: 1100 Spaatz St.Dayton, OH 45433 Contact: 937-255-3286Web: www.nationalmuseum.af.mil

    National Underground Railroad Freedom CenterLocation: 50 E. Freedom WayCincinnati, OH 45202 Contact: 513-333-7500Web: www.freedomcenter.org

    Newport AquariumLocation: One Aquarium WayNewport, KY 41071 Contact: 800-406-3474Web: www.newportaquarium.com

    Ohio Craft MuseumLocation: 1665 W. 5th Ave.Grandview Heights, OH 43212 Contact: 614-486-4402Web: www.ohiocraft.org

    Ohio Glass MuseumLocation: 124 W. Main St.Lancaster, OH 43130 Contact: 740-687-0101Web: www.ohioglassmuseum.org

    Ohio Herb Education CenterLocation: 110 Mill St.Gahanna, OH 43230 Contact: 614-342-4380Web: www.ohioherbcenter.org

    Ohio Historical SocietyLocation: 1982 Velma Ave.Columbus, OH 43211 Contact: 614-297-2300Web: www.ohiohistory.org

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    Saturday, August 14 & Sunday, August 15

    Genoa Park in downtown Columbus(Behind COSI)

    Mark your calendar for the largest Hispanic/Latino event in Ohio!

    www.festivallatino.netContact: Rolanda Copley

    (614) 719-6624 or [email protected]

  • Ashville 4th of July CelebrationBrought to you by: Village of AshvilleDate: June 30-July 4Location: AshvilleTime: 10 PM - 11 PMPrice: Free

    Downtown Powell Farmers MarketBrought to you by: Historic Downtown PowellDate: July 1Location: PowellTime: 3 PM - 6 PMPrice: FreeContact: www.visitpowell.com/powell07/index.php

    Music in the ParkBrought to you by: City of GahannaDate: July 2Location: GahannaTime: 7 PM - 9 PMPrice: FreeContact: www.gahanna.gov/events

    Red, White & Boom! 2010Brought to you by: City of ColumbusDate: July 2Location: ColumbusTime: 10 AM - 11 PMPrice: FreeContact: www.redwhiteandboom.org

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    Taft Museum of ArtLocation: 316 Pike St.Cincinnati, OH 45202 Contact: 513-241-0343Web: www.taftmuseum.org

    The Beach WaterparkLocation: 2590 Waterpark Dr.Mason, OH 45040 Contact: 513-398-SWIMWeb: www.thebeachwaterpark.com

    The DepotLocation: 919 Old Henderson Rd.Upper Arlington, OH 43220 Contact: 614-324-5930Web: www.the-depot.org

    The Doll Museum at the Old RectoryLocation: 50 W. New England Ave.Worthington, OH 43085 Contact: 614-885-1247Web: www.worthington.org/about/dollmuseum.cfm

    The Orange Johnson HouseLocation: 956 High St.Worthington, OH 43085 Contact: 614-846-1676Web: www.worthington.org/about/orangejohnson.cfm

    The WorksLocation: 55 S. 1st St.Newark, OH 43058 Contact: 740-349-9277Web: www.attheworks.org

    Tippecanoe Historical SocietyLocation: 20 N. 3rd St.Tipp City, OH 45371 Contact: 937-667-4092

    Tri-State Warbird MuseumLocation: 4021 Borman Dr.Batavia, OH 45103 Contact: 513-735-4500Web: www.tri-statewarbirdmuseum.org

    WACO Air MuseumLocation: 1865 S. County Rd. 25ATroy, OH 45373 Contact: 937-335-9226Web: www.wacoairmuseum.org

    William Howard Taft National Historic SiteLocation: 2038 Auburn Ave.Cincinnati, OH 45219 Contact: 513-684-3262Web: www.nps.gov/wiho/index.htm

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  • 4th of July Fireworks 2010Brought to you by: City of DublinDate: July 3Location: DublinTime: 9:50 PM - 11 PMPrice: FreeContact: www.dublin.oh.us/events

    4th of July Parade 2010Brought to you by: City of DublinDate: July 3Location: DublinTime: 11 AM - 1 PMPrice: FreeContact: www.dublin.oh.us/events

    Concerts on the CreekBrought to you by: Gahanna Parks & Recreation DepartmentDate: July 3Location: GahannaTime: 7 PM - 9 PMPrice: FreeContact: www.gahanna.gov/departments/parks

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    Freedom FestivalBrought to you by: City of GahannaDate: July 3Location: GahannaTime: 5 PM - 10 PMPrice: FreeContact: www.gahanna.gov/events

    Indoor Winter Farmers MarketBrought to you by: Olde Worthington Business AssociationDate: July 3Location: WorthingtonTime: 10 AM - 1 PMPrice: FreeContact: www.owba.net

    Rotary Club of Westerville Independence Day CelebrationBrought to you by: City of WestervilleDate: July 3Location: WestervilleTime: 9 AM - 11 PMPrice: FreeContact: www.rotaryclubofwesterville.com

  • 4th of July Fireworks 2010Brought to you by: City of BexleyDate: July 4Location: BexleyTime: 9:30 AM - 11 AMPrice: FreeContact: www.bexleycelebrations.org

    4th of July Parade 2010Brought to you by: City of BexleyDate: July 4Location: BexleyTime: 10 PM - 11 PMPrice: FreeContact: www.bexleycelebrations.org

    Downtown Powell Farmers MarketBrought to you by: Historic Downtown PowellDate: July 8Location: PowellTime: 3 PM - 6 PMPrice: FreeContact: www.visitpowell.com/powell07/index.php

    Music in the ParkBrought to you by: City of GahannaDate: July 9Location: GahannaTime: 7 PM - 9 PMPrice: FreeContact: www.gahanna.gov/events

    Celebration of the Sun!Brought to you by: Perkins ObservatoryDate: July 10Location: DelawareTime: 4 PM - 5:30 PMPrice: $5Contact: www.perkins-observatory.org

    Concerts on the CreekBrought to you by: Gahanna Parks & Recreation DepartmentDate: July 10Location: GahannaTime: 7 PM - 9 PMPrice: FreeContact: www.gahanna.gov/departments/parks

    Indoor Winter Farmers MarketBrought to you by: Olde Worthington Business AssociationDate: July 10Location: WorthingtonTime: 10 AM - 1 PMPrice: FreeContact: www.owba.net

    Madison County Fair - 2010Brought to you by: Madison County FairgroundsDate: July 10-July 17Location: LondonTime: 8 AM - 10 PMPrice: FreeContact: www.madisoncountyfairoh.com

    Newark Jazz & Ribs FestivalBrought to you by: Newark Parks & RecreationDate: July 10Location: NewarkTime: 8 AM - 8 PMPrice: FreeContact: www.newarkohio.net

    WaterFire 2010Brought to you by: City of ColumbusDate: July 10Location: ColumbusTime: 9 PM - 11 PMPrice: FreeContact: www.waterfirecolumbus.com

    Westerville Area Chamber of Commerce Music & Arts Festival 2010Brought to you by: City of WestervilleDate: July 10-July 11Location: WestervilleTime: 11 AM - 7 PMPrice: FreeContact: www.westervillechamber.com

    Family DayBrought to you by: Gahanna Parks & Recreation DepartmentDate: July 11Location: GahannaTime: 1 PM - 3 PMPrice: FreeContact: www.gahanna.gov/departments/parks

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  • Lolli-Pops! Childrens ConcertBrought to you by: City of PowellDate: July 12Location: PowellTime: 10:30 AM - 11:30 AMPrice: FreeContact: www.cityofpowell.us/event-lolli-pops.php

    Downtown Powell Farmers MarketBrought to you by: Historic Downtown PowellDate: July 15Location: PowellTime: 3 PM - 6 PMPrice: FreeContact: www.visitpowell.com/powell07/index.php

    Friends of the Library Ice Cream Social & StorytimeBrought to you by: Westerville Public LibraryDate: July 15Location: WestervilleTime: 7 PM - 8 PMPrice: FreeContact: www.westervillelibrary.org

    Miami Valley Steam Threshers ShowBrought to you by: Plain CityDate: July 15-July 18Location: Plain CityTime: 10 AM - 10 PMPrice: FreeContact: www.miamivalleysteamshow.org

    Music in the ParkBrought to you by: City of GahannaDate: July 16Location: GahannaTime: 7 PM - 9 PMPrice: FreeContact: www.gahanna.gov/events

    Celebration of the Sun!Brought to you by: Perkins ObservatoryDate: July 17Location: DelawareTime: 4 PM - 5:30 PMPrice: $5Contact: www.perkins-observatory.org

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  • Concerts on the CreekBrought to you by: Gahanna Parks & Recreation DepartmentDate: July 17Location: GahannaTime: 7 PM - 9 PMPrice: FreeContact: www.gahanna.gov/departments/parks

    Franklin County Fair 2010Brought to you by: Franklin County FairgroundsDate: July 17-July 24Location: DelawareTime: 9 AM - 11 PMPrice: FreeContact: www.franklincountyfairgroundsohio.org

    Indoor Winter Farmers MarketBrought to you by: Olde Worthington Business AssociationDate: July 17Location: WorthingtonTime: 10 AM - 1 PMPrice: FreeContact: www.owba.net

    Downtown Powell Farmers MarketBrought to you by: Historic Downtown PowellDate: July 22Location: PowellTime: 3 PM - 6 PMPrice: FreeContact: www.visitpowell.com/powell07/index.php

    Lancaster Festival 2010Brought to you by: Lancaster FestivalDate: July 22-July 31Location: LancasterTime: 10 AM - 10 PMPrice: FreeContact: www.lanfest.org

    4th Friday- World BazaarBrought to you by: Uptown WestervilleDate: July 23Location: WestervilleTime: 6 PM - 9 PMPrice: FreeContact: www.visitwesterville.org

    All Ohio Bike Fest 2010Brought to you by: Uptown MarysvilleDate: July 23Location: MarysvilleTime: 8 AM - 8 PMPrice: FreeContact: www.unioncountyed.com/marysvilleuptownrenteam.aspx

    Movie at CreeksideBrought to you by: City of GahannaDate: July 23Location: GahannaTime: 9 PM - 11 PMPrice: FreeContact: www.gahanna.gov/events

    Music in the ParkBrought to you by: City of GahannaDate: July 23Location: GahannaTime: 7 PM - 9 PMPrice: FreeContact: www.gahanna.gov/events

    Celebration of the Sun!Brought to you by: Perkins ObservatoryDate: July 24Location: DelawareTime: 4 PM - 5:30 PMPrice: $5Contact: www.perkins-observatory.org

    Concerts on the CreekBrought to you by: Gahanna Parks & Recreation DepartmentDate: July 24Location: GahannaTime: 7 PM - 9 PMPrice: FreeContact: www.gahanna.gov

    Bob Evans Family Day Brought to you by: Columbus ClippersDate: July 25Location: ColumbusTime: 5 PM - 7:30 PMPrice: $15Contact: www.columbus.clippers.milb.com

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  • Downtown Powell Street MarketBrought to you by: Historic Downtown PowellDate: July 25Location: PowellTime: 9 AM - 5 PMPrice: FreeContact: www.visitpowell.com/powell07/index.php

    Ohio Chautaqua 2010Brought to you by: Union County Convention & Visitors BureauDate: July 27-July 31Location: MarysvilleTime: 8 AM - 8 PMPrice: FreeContact: www.ohiohumanities.org/?page_id=9

    Ohio State Fair 2010Brought to you by: Ohio State Expo CenterDate: July 28-August 8Location: ColumbusTime: 9 AM - 10 PMPrice: $8Contact: www.ohiostatefair.com

    Pickerington Violet Festival 2010Brought to you by: City of PickeringtonDate: July 28-July 31Location: PickeringtonTime: 12 PM - 10 PMPrice: FreeContact: www.violetfestival.org

    Union County Fair 2010Brought to you by: Union County FairgroundsDate: July 28-July 31Location: MarysvilleTime: 9 AM - 10 PMPrice: $5Contact: www.ohiounioncountyfair.org

    Downtown Powell Farmers MarketBrought to you by: Historic Downtown PowellDate: July 29Location: PowellTime: 3 PM - 6 PMPrice: FreeContact: www.visitpowell.com/powell07/index.php

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  • Family Friday NightBrought to you by: COSI - Center of Science and IndustryDate: July 30Location: ColumbusTime: 5 PM - 9 PMPrice: $8.75Contact: www.cosi.org

    Music in the ParkBrought to you by: City of GahannaDate: July 30Location: GahannaTime: 7 PM - 9 PMPrice: FreeContact: www.gahanna.gov/events

    StargazingBrought to you by: Perkins ObservatoryDate: July 30Location: DelawareTime: 9 PM - 10:30 PMPrice: $5Contact: www.perkins-observatory.org

    Concerts on the CreekBrought to you by: Gahanna Parks & Recreation DepartmentDate: July 31Location: GahannaTime: 7 PM - 9 PMPrice: FreeContact: www.gahanna.gov

    Baltimore Festival Canal Lock Days 2010Brought to you by: Baltimore Festival AssociationDate: August 4-August 7Location: BaltimoreTime: 8:30 PM - 10:30 PMPrice: FreeContact: www.baltimorefestival.com

    Downtown Powell Farmers MarketBrought to you by: Historic Downtown PowellDate: August 5Location: PowellTime: 3 PM - 6 PMPrice: FreeContact: www.visitpowell.com/powell07/index.php

    Dublin Irish Festival 2010Brought to you by: City of DublinDate: August 6-August 8Location: DublinTime: 11 AM - 12 AMPrice: $10Contact: www.dublinirishfestival.org

    Jazz & Blues Ribfest - 2010Brought to you by: Olde Pickerington VillageDate: August 6-August 7Location: PickeringtonTime: 5 PM - 11 PMPrice: FreeContact: www.pickeringtonvillage.com

    Music in the ParkBrought to you by: City of GahannaDate: August 6Location: GahannaTime: 7 PM - 9 PMPrice: FreeContact: www.gahanna.gov/events

    StargazingBrought to you by: Perkins ObservatoryDate: August 6Location: DelawareTime: 9 PM - 10:30 PMPrice: $5Contact: www.perkins-observatory.org

    WaterFire 2010Brought to you by: City of ColumbusDate: August 6Location: ColumbusTime: 9 PM - 11 PMPrice: FreeContact: www.waterfirecolumbus.com

    Concerts on the CreekBrought to you by: Gahanna Parks & Recreation DepartmentDate: August 7Location: GahannaTime: 7 PM - 9 PMPrice: FreeContact: www.gahanna.gov

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  • Family DayBrought to you by: Gahanna Parks & Recreation DepartmentDate: August 8Location: GahannaTime: 1 PM - 3 PMPrice: FreeContact: www.gahanna.gov

    Hartford Independent FairBrought to you by: The Hartford FairDate: August 8-August 14Location: CrotonTime: 8 AM - 10 PMPrice: FreeContact: www.hartfordfair.com

    Lolli-Pops! Childrens ConcertBrought to you by: City of PowellDate: August 9Location: PowellTime: 10:30 AM - 11:30 AMPrice: FreeContact: www.cityofpowell.us/event-lolli-pops.php

    Downtown Powell Farmers MarketBrought to you by: Historic Downtown PowellDate: August 12Location: PowellTime: 3 PM - 6 PMPrice: FreeContact: www.visitpowell.com/powell07/index.php

    Music in the ParkBrought to you by: City of GahannaDate: August 13Location: GahannaTime: 7 PM - 9 PMPrice: FreeContact: www.gahanna.gov/events

    StargazingBrought to you by: Perkins ObservatoryDate: August 13Location: DelawareTime: 9 PM - 10:30 PMPrice: $5Contact: www.perkins-observatory.org

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  • Concerts on the CreekBrought to you by: Gahanna Parks & Recreation DepartmentDate: August 14Location: GahannaTime: 7 PM - 9 PMPrice: FreeContact: www.gahanna.gov/departments/parks

    Family Fishing at CreeksideBrought to you by: Gahanna Parks & Recreation DepartmentDate: August 14Location: GahannaTime: 10 AM - 1 PMPrice: FreeContact: www.gahanna.gov/departments/parks

    Festival LatinoBrought to you by: CAPA and Phoenix Theatre for ChildrenDate: August 14-August 15Location: ColumbusTime: 11 AM - 8 PMPrice: FreeContact: www.festivallatino.net

    Sound the Sirens Fire Expo & MusterBrought to you by: City of WestervilleDate: August 14Location: WestervilleTime: 10 AM - 2 PMPrice: FreeContact: www.celebratewestervillefire150.org

    Bob Evans Family Day Brought to you by: Columbus ClippersDate: August 15Location: ColumbusTime: 5 PM - 7:30 PMPrice: $15Contact: www.columbus.clippers.milb.com/index.jsp?sid=t445

    Bucyrus Bratwurst FestivalBrought to you by: City of BucyrusDate: August 19-August 21Location: BucyrusTime: 12 PM - 11 PMPrice: FreeContact: www.bratfest.org

    Downtown Powell Farmers MarketBrought to you by: Historic Downtown PowellDate: August 19Location: PowellTime: 3 PM - 6 PMPrice: FreeContact: www.visitpowell.com/powell07/index.php

    All Ohio Balloon FestBrought to you by: City of MarysvilleDate: August 20-August 21Location: MarysvilleTime: 6 PM - 10 PMPrice: FreeContact: www.unioncounty.org

    Music in the ParkBrought to you by: City of GahannaDate: August 20Location: GahannaTime: 7 PM - 9 PMPrice: FreeContact: www.gahanna.gov/eventsReynoldsburg Tomato FestivalBrought to you by: City of ReynoldsburgDate: August 20Location: ReynoldsburgTime: 5 PM - 10 PMPrice: FreeContact: www.reynoldsburgtomatofestival.org

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    Concerts on the CreekBrought to you by: Gahanna Parks & Recreation DepartmentDate: August 21Location: GahannaTime: 7 PM - 9 PMPrice: FreeContact: www.gahanna.gov/departments/parks

    Reynoldsburg Tomato FestivalBrought to you by: City of ReynoldsburgDate: August 21Location: ReynoldsburgTime: 11 AM - 10 PMPrice: FreeContact: www.reynoldsburgtomatofestival.org

    Bob Evans Family Day (Columbus Clippers)Brought to you by: Columbus ClippersDate: August 22Location: ColumbusTime: 5 PM - 7:30 PMPrice: $15Contact: www.columbus.clippers.milb.com/index.jsp?sid=t445

    Downtown Powell Farmers MarketBrought to you by: Historic Downtown PowellDate: August 26Location: PowellTime: 3 PM - 6 PMPrice: FreeContact: www.visitpowell.com/powell07/index.php

    Balloons & Tunes Hot Air Balloon FestivalBrought to you by: Grove CityDate: August 27-August 28Location: Grove CityTime: 4 PM - 10 PMPrice: FreeContact: www.grovecityohio.gov

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  • Baltimore Swimming PoolLocation: 240 Summers Choice Dr.Baltimore, OH 43105Contact: 740-862-8099 Web: www.baltimoreohio.org/pool.htmlHours: Mon-Sat 12 - 8 pm; Sun: 1 - 7 pm

    The Canal Winchester Municipal PoolLocation: 180 Groveport Rd.Canal Winchester, OH 43110Contact: 614-837-4004 Web: www.canalwinchesterohio.govOpen: 6/5 Closed: 8/22Hours: Daily 12 - 8 pm

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    Family Friday NightBrought to you by: COSI - Center of Science and IndustryDate: August 27Location: ColumbusTime: 5 PM - 9 PMPrice: $8.75Contact: www.cosi.org

    Movie at CreeksideBrought to you by: City of GahannaDate: August 27Location: GahannaTime: 9 PM - 11 PMPrice: FreeContact: www.gahanna.gov/events

    StargazingBrought to you by: Perkins ObservatoryDate: August 27Location: DelawareTime: 9 PM - 10:30 PMPrice: $5Contact: www.perkins-observatory.org

    WaterFire 2010Brought to you by: City of ColumbusDate: August 27Location: ColumbusTime: 9 PM - 11 PMPrice: FreeContact: www.waterfirecolumbus.com

    Concerts on the CreekBrought to you by: Gahanna Parks & Recreation DepartmentDate: August 28Location: GahannaTime: 7 PM - 9 PMPrice: FreeContact: www.gahanna.gov/departments/parks

    Bob Evans Family Day Brought to you by: Columbus ClippersDate: August 29Location: ColumbusTime: 5 PM - 7:30 PMPrice: $15Contact: www.columbus.clippers.milb.com

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    Brought to you by: City of ColumbusDate: September 3Location: ColumbusTime: 9 PM - 11 PMPrice: FreeContact: www.waterfirecolumbus.com

    WaterFire 2010Brought to you by: City of ColumbusDate: September 18Location: ColumbusTime: 9 PM - 11 PMPrice: FreeContact: www.waterfirecolumbus.com

    Oktoberfest Brought to you by: City of ColumbusDate: September 24-26Location: Ohio Expo Center & State Fair GroundsTime: Fri 5 - 11 PM Sat Noon - 11 PM Sun Noon - 8 PMPrice: FreeContact: www.columbusoktoberfest.com

  • Bexley PoolLocation: 2100 Clifton Ave.Columbus, OH 43209Contact: 614-252-6382 Web: www.bexley.org/recreation-parks/poolOpen: 5/29 Closed: 9/6Hours: Daily 12 - 9 pm

    Columbus Aquatics CenterLocation: 1160 Hunter Ave.Columbus, OH 43201Contact: 614-645-3129 Web: parks.columbus.govHours: Tues-Thurs 2- 5 pmFri 7 - 9:30 pm; Sat 2- 5 pm

    Dodge PoolLocation: 667 SullivantColumbus, OH 43215Contact: 614-645-7365 Web: parks.columbus.gov

    Grandview Municipal PoolLocation: 1515 Goodale Blvd.Columbus, OH 43212Contact: 614-486-0132 Web: www.grandviewheights.orgOpen: 5/29 Closed: 9/6

    Hilltop Swim ClubLocation: 2737 Valleyview Dr. Columbus, OH 43204Contact: 614-274-2221 Web: www.hilltopswimclub.netOpen: 5/29 Closed: 9/6Hours: Daily 11am - 8 pm

    Marion Franklin PoolLocation: 2699 Lockbourne Rd.Columbus, OH 43207Contact: parks.columbus.gov/Facility.

    Minerva Park PoolLocation: 5300 Valley Rd.Columbus, OH 43231Contact: 614-882-7611 Web: www.minervapark.org/poolOpen: 5/29 Closed: 9/6

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    Top 5 Places to Beat the Heat

    1. COSI (Center of Science and Industry) has both permanent and changing exhibits, not to mention a seven-story Extreme Screen movie theater. 333 West Broad St., Columbus 614-228-2674 www.cosi.org

    2. Reed Road Water Park always gets rave reviews around town. Kids can jump, splash, slip, slide and swim to their hearts content. 1850 Hastings Ln., Columbus 614-451-6110 3. Take the family bowling at Ten Pin Alley! Good tunes, delicious pizza, super cool atmosphere. Strike! 5499 Constitution Blvd., Hilliard 614-876-2475 www.tenpinalleyandspikes.com

    4. Go down under at Olentangy Indian Caverns, where its nice and cool, and explore ancient Indian history, beautiful winding passages and other educational activities. 1779 Home Rd., Delaware 740-548-7917 www.olentangyindiancaverns.com

    5. Galaxy Games and Golfs dedicated toddler area, indoor arcade, food, and even miniature golf (weather permitting), make it an all-time fav! 3700 Interchange Rd., Columbus 614 351-8400 www.galaxygamesandgolf.com

    Visit kidslinked.com for more places to beat the heat

  • Tuttle PoolLocation: 240 W. Oakland Ave.Columbus, OH 43201Contact: 614-645-3603 Web: parks.columbus.gov

    Windsor PoolLocation: 1300 Windsor Ave.Columbus, OH 43211Contact: 614-645-3607 Web: parks.columbus.gov

    Jack Florence Swimming PoolLocation: 500 E. Lincoln Ave.Delaware, OHContact: 740-230-1460 Web: www.delawareohio.net/Open: 5/29 Closed: 9/6Hours: Mon-Fri 12 - 8 pmSat-Sun 12 - 7 pm

    Dublin Community Pool NorthLocation: 5660 Dublinshire Dr.Dublin, OH 43017Contact: 614-792-SWIM Web: www.dublin.oh.us/recreation/aquaticsOpen: 5/29 Closed: 9/6Hours: Daily 10 am - 8 pm

    Dublin Community Pool SouthLocation: 6363 Woerner Temple Rd.Dublin, OH 43016Contact: 614-889-SWIM Web: www.dublin.oh.us/recreation/aquaticsOpen: 5/29 Closed: 9/6Hours: Daily 10 am - 8 pm

    Gahanna Swim ClubLocation: 148 Parkland Dr. Gahanna, OH 43230Contact: 614-342-4250 Web: www.gahanna.gov/departmentsOpen: 5/29 Closed: 8/24Hours: Mon/Wed 12 - 8 pmTues/Thurs 3 - 8 pmFri/Sat 10 am- 8 pm; Sun 1 -8 pm

    Hunter Ridge PoolLocation: 341 Harrow Blvd.Gahanna, OH 43230Contact: 614-342-4269 Web: www.gahanna.gov/departments/parks/pool.aspOpen: 5/29 Closed: 8/24Hours: Mon-Sat 11 am - 8 pmSun 1 - 8 pm

    Big Splash Water ParkLocation: 2831 Southwest Blvd.Grove City, OH 43123Contact: 614-277-1818 Web: www.bigsplash.grovecityohio.govOpen: 5/29 Closed: 9/6Hours: Daily 11:30 am - 8 pm

    Groveport Aquatic CenterLocation: 7330 Groveport Rd.Groveport, OH 43125Contact: 614-836-2255 groveportrec.comOpen: 5/29 Closed: 9/6Hours: Mon-Sat 12 - 8 pm; Sun 1 - 7 pm

    Heath City Water ParkLocation: 1287 Hebron Rd.Heath, OH 43056Contact: 740-522-4049 Web: www.heathohio.orgOpen: 6/5 Closed: 8/22

    Aquatic AdventuresLocation: 3940 Lyman Dr.Hilliard, OH 43026Contact: 614-545-DIVE Web: www.aquaticadventuresohio.comOpen: 1/1 Closed: 12/31Hours: Sun 12 - 8 pmMon-Fri 5:30 am - 8 pm; Sat 7 am - 6 pm

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  • Hilliard Community CenterLocation: 3800 Veterans Memorial Dr.Hilliard, OH 43026Contact: 614-876-5200 Web: www.cityofhilliard.com/parks/PoolOpen: 1/1 Closed: 12/31Hours: Sun - Thurs 8 am - 9 pmFri 8 am - 6:30 pm; Sat 9 am - 2 pm

    Hilliard East Municipal PoolLocation: 4450 Schirtzinger Rd.Hilliard, OH 43026Contact: 614-334-4024 Web: www.cityofhilliard.com/parks/PoolOpen: 5/29 Closed: 9/6Hours: Sun - Fri 12 - 7 pm; Sat 11 am - 9 pm

    Hilliard Family Aquatic CenterLocation: 3850 Veterans Memorial Dr.Hilliard, OH 43026Contact: 614-876-4296 Web: www.cityofhilliard.com/parks/PoolOpen: 5/29 Closed: 9/6Hours: Mon - Sat 12 - 9 pm; Sun 12 - 7 pm

    Miller PoolLocation: 409 N. Memorial Dr.Lancaster, OH 43130Contact: 740-687-6653 Web: www.lancasterparks.com/Pools/pools.htmlOpen: 6/6 Closed: 8/15Hours: Mon - Sat 12 - 6 pm; Sun 1 - 6 pm

    Tiki PoolLocation: 1475 Tiki Ln.Lancaster, OH 43130Contact: 740-687-6654 Web: www.lancasterparks.com/Pools/pools.htmlOpen: 5/29 Closed: 8/22Hours: Mon - Sat 12 - 7 pm; Sun 1 - 7 pm

    Orange Township Aquatic CenterLocation: 7560 Gooding Blvd.Lewis Center, OH 43035Contact: 740-657-8881 Web: www.orangetwp.org/parks/aquatic_park.phpOpen: 5/29 Closed: 9/6Hours: Daily 11 am - 8 pmLincoln Park Pool

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    Location: 879 N. Prospect St.Marion, OH 43302Contact: 740-387-2118 Web: www.marionrec.comOpen: 5/29 Closed: 9/6Hours: Daily 1 - 7 pm

    Marysville Municipal PoolLocation: 500 Park Ave.Marysville, OH 43040Contact: 937-642-1046 Web: www.marysvilleohio.orgOpen: 6/4 Closed: 9/6Hours: Sun 1 - 6 pmMon-Thu/Sat 12 - 6 pm; Fri 12 - 8 pm

    Plain Township Aquatic CenterLocation: 7650 Swickard Woods Blvd.New Albany, OH 43054Contact: 614-775-9430 Web: www.plaintownship.org/index.Open: 5/29 Closed: 9/6

    Hollander PoolLocation: 1175 Hollander St.Newark, OHContact: 740-364-0727 Web: www.lcfymca.org/CAL_SummerPool.htmOpen: 6/9 Closed: 8/20Hours: Mon-Fri 1 - 7 pm; Sat-Sun 1 - 6 pm

    Pataskala PoolLocation: 455 Township Rd.Pataskala, OHContact: 740-964-9393 Web: www.lcfymca.org/CAL_SummerPool.htmOpen: 5/29 Closed: 8/20Hours: Mon-Fri 1 - 7 pm; Sat-Sun 1 - 6 pm

    Pickerington Community PoolLocation: 11330 Stonecreek Dr. Pickerington, OH 43147Contact: 614-864-3483 Web: www.ci.pickerington.oh.usOpen: 5/9 Closed: 9/6Hours: Daily 12 pm - 8 pm

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  • Location: 245 Village Park Dr.Powell, OH 43065Contact: 614-846-6112 Web: www.osapool.orgOpen: 5/29 Closed: 9/6Hours: Daily 11:30 am - 8:30 pm

    Reynoldsburg Swim CenterLocation: 7215 E. Main St.Reynoldsburg, OHContact: 614-866-3211 Web: www.reynoldsburgswimcenter.comOpen: 5/29 Closed: 9/6Hours: Mon-Sat 12 - 9 pm; Sun 1 - 9 pm

    Devon PoolLocation: 2070 S. Mallway Dr.Upper Arlington, OH 43221Contact: 614-583-546 Web: www.ua-ohio.net/aquatics/Open: 5/29 Closed: 9/6Hours: Sun - Fri 12 - 9 pm; Sat 11 am - 9 pm

    Northwest Swim ClubLocation: 1064 Bethel Rd.Upper Arlington, OH 43220Contact: 614-451-8833 Web: www.nwswimclub.orgOpen: 5/9 Closed: 9/7Hours: Mon-Fri 12 - 9 pmSat-Sun 10 am - 9 pmHolidays 10 am - 9 pm

    Reed Road Water ParkLocation: 2000 Hastings Ln.Upper Arlington, OH 43220Contact: 614-583-5462 Web: www.ua-ohio.net/aquatics/?fDD=71-0Open: 5/29 Closed: 9/6Hours: Sun - Fri 12 - 9 pm; Sat 11 am - 9 pmTremont PoolLocation: 2850 Tremont Rd.Upper Arlington, OH 43221

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    Contact: 641-583-5463 Web: www.ua-ohio.net/aquatics/?fDD=71-0Open: 5/29 Closed: 9/6Hours: Sun - Fri 12 - 9 pm; Sat 11 am - 9 pm

    West Jefferson Swim ClubLocation: 45 Inwood Dr.West Jefferson, OH 43162Contact: 614-879-9038 Open: 5/29 Closed: 9/6

    Highland Park Swimming PoolLocation: 245 S. Spring Rd.Westerville, OH 43081Contact: 614-901-POOL Web: www.westerville.orgOpen: 5/29 Closed: 9/6

    Worthington PoolsLocation: 400 W. Granville Rd.Worthington, OH 43085Contact: 614-885-1619 Web: www.worthingtonpools.com/Open: 5/29 Closed: 9/6Hours: Daily 12 -9 pm; special Members Only hours; Sat-Sun 10 am - 12 pm

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