Staff Writer
Columbus Parent
Featured event:

From Field to Table Festival

Sat. & Sun., Sept. 12 & 13, 10 am -- 5 pm

Franklin Park Conservatory, 1777 East Broad Street

Enjoy a wide range of educational and fun programs highlighting the opportunities to be found at the conservatory's new Scotts Miracle-Gro Company Community Garden Campus. You'll find family activities, free workshops, local vendors and chef/author talks. Call (614) 645-8733 or visit for more information.

September 10

Teen Program

Come to the teen cafe for ages 12-17 at the Delaware County District Library, 84 E. Winter St. from 3 to 5 p.m. Enjoy books, games, crafts and snacks. For more information on this free event visit

September 11

24th Annual Old Hilliard Fest

Downtown Hilliard hosts the townships largest community-organized event including street fair, art fair, live music, car show, kids games and rides. This event will take place Friday from 5 to 11 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. in Old Hilliard at the corners of Main St. and Center St. For more information visit

September 12

Catching Fire Party

The long-awaited sequel to The Hunger Games is here. Celebrate the release with games, trivia, look-alike contexts and more. This free event is at the Northwest Library, 2280 Hard Rd. at 3 p.m. For more information call (614) 807-2626.

Drawing with Jeff Nicholas

Learn how to draw with Jeff Nicholas, for grades K -- 5 at the Grandview Heights Public Library, 1685 W. First Ave. from 10 -- 11 a.m. Space is limited for this free event, so call (614) 481-3778 to register or for more information.

Kids Camps at Outside the Lines Studio: Painting with Stamps

This kids camp will focus on painting with stamps. Kids will learn how to create unique and original designs on bisques with stamps. We truly teach kids how to unlock their creative side. The fee for this two-hour camp includes all bisque, supplies, materials, hands-on instruction, firing, snack and drink is $25 per child. You may leave children 6 and older if they are comfortable and can work on their own. Please call the studio at (614) 527-7752 for more information and to register. The studio is located at 5236 Cemetery Rd. in Hilliard and classes are from 2 -- 4 p.m.

Lithopolis Honeyfest

Take in the sights at Ohio's only honey festival. Check out the American Honey Queen, bee beards, honey, arts and crafts, live music, honey-made food, honey cook-off and kids crafts. The free festival is located at the Wagnalls Memorial Foundation, 150 E. Columbus St. in Lithopolis from 10 a.m. -- 6 p.m. Call (614) 837-2031 for more information.