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Columbus Parent

Featured event

July 15 - 19

Farm Days: Little Seeds, Big Tractors

COSI - America's #1 Science Center

Climb into the cabs of tractors, combines, and other huge farming machines, and explore the technology and equipment farmers use to deliver crops from the farm to your kitchen!

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Friday, July 17

Loli-Pops! Kids Concert Series

Bring your blanket and dancing shoes and get ready for another season of fun musical mornings. This morning's performer, Thaddeus Rex mixes folk with energetic rock and plenty of audience interaction. The free concerts are from 10:30 11:30 a.m. at Adventure Park on Village Park Dr., 284 S. Liberty St. For more information, visit

Popcorn Pops: Remarkable Farkle

Your youngsters will discover their own remarkable musical talents in this concert featuring imaginative songs and music that will move you! The gates open at 6:30 p.m., and the concert begins at 8 p.m. Free pre-concert activities include face painting, playing an instrument, craft projects, Ohio Wildlife Center animals and more.

Saturday, July 18

Movie Night on the Farm

Arrive at 8 p.m. for games and animal visits. The movie will start at 9. Enjoy a summer family night on the farm. Bring your picnic, blanket, lawn chairs, pillows and cozy in for a viewing of Babe. There is a suggested donation of $5 per family. Stratford Ecological Center is located at 3083 Liberty Rd., Delaware.

Nature Loving Festival

The Nature Loving Festival will feature green living vendors, vegetarian food, entertainment, interactive activities and more. Our festival offers a unique and special opportunity to market and promote products that support an environmentally-friendly and vegetarian lifestyle. The festival is located at Ching Ter Maitreya Temple, 2891 E. Dublin-Granville Rd.

Summer Saturday Storytime

Enjoy songs and stories that celebrate seasonal sights, smells and sounds. For ages 5 and younger. This free event is at Worthington Park Library, 1389 Worthington Centre Dr., at 10:30 a.m. Call (614) 807-2626 for more information.

Sunday, July 19

Dublin Arts Council Sundays at Scioto Summer Concert Series

Enjoy the sounds of a fun family tradition. Pack a picnic and bring the family to this free event and listen to the old-time string and jug band sound of The Bearded. This concert is at Scioto Park, 7377 Riverside Dr., from 7-8:30 p.m.