Featured event:

Saturday, January 9, 2010 at

Jazz Arts Group's PBJ & Jazz series Sean Carney Lincoln Theatre

1-hour long interactive concerts to introduce jazz and American music to young children and their families. Featuring some of Columbus' finest musicians, the concerts are hosted by former Columbus Music Hall owner and retired music educator Rebecca Ogden and are a great introduction to live music for the youngest audience member. $5 per person at the door with a family maximum of $20. Children get a peanut butter and jelly sandwich, juice and a cookie. 11 a.m.

More events:

January 8

Perkins Observatory Guest Night
Our public nights are fun for the whole family! Individuals, families and groups of all ages are welcome and encouraged to attend. Enjoy the night sky in a whole new way, depending on conditions. Tickets start at $5 and can be purchased in advance or at the door. For more information and directions visit www.perkins-observatory.org.

January 9

Clay Kids
This camp is a two-day project. In the first part they will make pencil holders with attachments out of clay. This is hand building that is done by the kids so old shirts should be worn. Kids will create their own designs. In the second class they will paint their fired cups. The workshop will include materials, supplies, snacks, and drinks. Children 6 and older can be left if they are able to work on their own. Please contact the studio to reserve your child's spot at (614) 527-7752. The classes are January 9 and 23 from 3-5 p.m. Outside the Lines Creative Studio is located at 5236 Cemetery Rd., Hilliard. The workshop costs $30.

Get Your Game On
Ages 10-18 are invited for an afternoon of action-packed fun during a MarioKart tournament. This free program is at the Worthington Library, 2280 Hard Rd., at 3 p.m. For more information visit www.worthingtonlibraries.org.

January 11

Arts & Crafts
Come with your child to share an evening of arts and crafts. This event is for ages 6 and younger from 6:30-8 p.m. at the Westerville Community Center, 350 N. Cleveland Ave., Westerville. The cost is $3 per child. For more information call (614) 901-6500.