WAG! A Dog Friendly Festival
This dog-centric event in central Ohio is a free, fun and convenient way for families to enjoy the day with the furry members of the family. With activities like the WAG! Wilderness Walk, the Take a Bow Wow Stage, Water Bark Beach, and exhibitors from around the area, WAG! is sure to be fun for everyone.
11 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday, August 23
Prairie Oaks Metro Park
Darby Bend Lakes area
3225 Plain City-Georgesville Rd.
Saturday, August 23
Family Wii Tournament at Northwest Library
The whole family is invited for virtual baseball, tennis, bowling or other multi-player games. This free event is at 3 p.m. at Northwest Library, 2280 Hard Rd. For more information, call (614) 807-2626.
Start! Heart Walk
The American Heart Association will hold their premier fundraising event at COSI/Genoa Park, located at 333 W. Broad St. This three-mile walk begins at 9 a.m. and raises funds to help combat heart disease. For more information visit http://centralohheartwalk.kintera.org.
Sunday, August 24
Back 2 School Bash
Spoyled Rottyn Party Planning and FunForOurKids.com will host a Back 2 School Bash for children of all ages. There will be vendors, games and activities, food and much more to enjoy. We will have large bounce houses, a climbing wall, a visit from the police and fire station, face painting, costumed characters and lots of fun. Food will be available for purchase. The cost is $5 per child and the event runs from 2 to 5 p.m. at Hoover Y Park, 1570 Rohr Rd., Lockbourne. For more information, SpoyledRottynParty.com.
Wednesday, August 27
Millersport Sweet Corn Festival
Enjoy hot buttered sweet corn, large midway, tractor pulls, square dancing, farm exhibits, and lots of food. The festival is August 27-30 from 5 to11 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, and 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Saturday. Admission is free. For more information, visit sweetcornfest.com