March 14

Baby Bonanza Expo
Don't miss the Baby Bonanza Expo! Baby Bonanza is central Ohio's premier maternity, baby and toddler show and has everything a mom, dad or grandparent needs to know. Visit with a wide variety of exhibitors, enjoy entertainment for the whole family, a fashion show, dad's challenge and the very popular diaper derby baby race. Hours are 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. at the Aladdin Shrine Center near Easton Town Center. Tickets are $5 for adults, $4 for grandparents, kids 12 and under are free. A portion of the proceeds benefit the March of Dimes. Visit for more information.

March 13

Chocolate Chaos on the 13th
Don't jinx yourself by missing the Friday the 13th after-hours event. There will be games to play, fondue to make and chocolate candy to judge. For ages 12-18. This free event is at 6 p.m. at the Worthington Park Library, 1389 Worthington Centre Dr. Call (614) 807-2626 for more information.

March 14

Family Dance
Bring the family for an evening of dancing fun for all ages. Learn the newest dance steps. Parents must be present with children ages 3 and up. The event lasts from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at the Westerville Community Center, 350 Cleveland Ave. For more information call (614) 901-6500.

From Cartoons to Car Chases
This pops concert will have you on the edge of your seat as orchestral music from the movies takes you on an exciting ride to Hollywood. The performance of the Newark-Granville Symphony Orchestra will be at the Reese Center, 1209 University Dr. in Newark at 8 p.m. Tickets are $20 for adults, $5 for students and are available by calling (740) 345-5483.

March 17

Movie Day
Snacks and a movie on the big screen for grades 5 and up. This free program is at the Grandview Library, 1685 W. First Ave. from 3:15-5 p.m. Call (614) 486-2951 for more information.

March 21

Half-Pint Hullabaloo - A Festival for Preschoolers
9:30 am - Noon
Westerville Community Center
$3 per child at the door
If keeping your little ones entertained while keeping your budget under control is a challenge, then round up the kids and bring them to the Half-Pint Hullabaloo. Parents and children ages 1 - 5 are invited to this annual award winning event. Participate in exciting activities that cost little or nothing to create. Please call (614) 901-6500 for more information.

Upcoming events

May 16

Race for the Cure in Columbus
The Komen Columbus Race for the Cure is a 5K run, a 5K walk, and a 1 mile Family Fun Run to benefit breast cancer research, treatment, education and screening. The race is on Saturday, May 16 at 8 a.m. and starts at the corner of Broad and Front Streets. To register for the race go to