Stuff to do
Sunday, May 17
Save the Monarchs
Come and learn about the amazing metamorphosis of the monarch butterfly, how to rear your own butterflies and create a monarch garden. Seeds will be available and this program is for all ages, with crafts for younger ages. RSVPs are requested to ensure enough materials. This free event is at the Columbus Main Library, 96 S. Grant Ave. from 2-4 p.m. For more information, please call (614) 853-2004.
Saturday, May 16
17th Annual Komen Columbus Race for the Cure
The Komen Race for the Cure is more than a race for runners or fitness walkers. It is an opportunity for people of all ages and abilities to honor a loved one who has lost a battle with breast cancer, to honor a loved one living with the disease, and raise funds to fight the disease. If you would like to register for Heather Pick's team, visit http://tinyurl.com/cz8ontl. For more information on the Race for the Cure, visit komencolumbus.org.
Come on out to the Craftacular hosted by Etsy Team Columbus. Peruse handmade clothing, crafts, jewelry, purses and eco-friendly artwork. This eco-riffic event is at the Whetstone Community Center, 3923 N. High St. from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and on May 17 from 12-5 p.m. For more information and a listing of vendors, visit www.columbuscraftacular.com.
May Herb Day
Discover why Gahanna is named the Herb Capital of Ohio at this renowned springtime celebration! The Gahanna Historical Society and the Herb Education Center present an extravaganza sure to delight with fresh herb plants, renowned presenters, artisans, crafts, demonstrations, tours, children's activities and delicious food. Herb Day is at the Creekside Plaza, 123 Mill St., from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. For more information, call (614) 428-9255.
Tuesday, May 19
English major honor society at The Ohio State University, Sigma Tau Delta, will host an information session for high school students, parents and teachers to learn more about what it is like to be an English major.
At this information session, guests will witness a presentation by current OSU students and faculty on variations within the English major and what one can do with an English degree. Following the presentation there will be a question and answer session and small reception. This free event is from 89p.m. at Denny Hall on OSU Columbus campus.
Saturday, May 30
McDonald's raises funds for Ohio Historical Society
In conjuction with the Night at the Museum 2: Battle of the Smithsonian Happy Meal Toys, premiering at McDonald's May 22, the central Ohio Co-Op for McDonald's Restaurants is raising money for the Ohio Historical Society (OHS).
On Saturday, May 30, 50 cents from the sale of every Happy Meal sold in central Ohio will be donated to OHS. "McDonald's is excited to support the work of the Ohio Historical Society throughout central Ohio," said Jeff Newman, local owner/operator and president of McDonald's central Ohio marketing cooperative. "It's such a worthy organization. They not only take care of Ohio's history, but bring it alive for all of us. We know that our customers will come out to support them."
McDonald's also will sponsor a Night at the Museum event at the Ohio Historical Center on Saturday, June 20, from 711 p.m. Tickets will be $12 for adults and $9 for youth with member discounts available. In the spirit of the movie, visitors will be able to experience the Center as they've never experienced it before. For more information, visit www.ohiohistory.org or call (614) 297-2300.