Staff Writer
Columbus Parent
Featured Event: Teddy Bear Safari

Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

Activity Pavilion

4850 W. Powell Rd., Powell

Join Nationwide Children's Hospital and the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium for Teddy Bear Safari! It's a great day for the entire family to learn about

the fascinating world of medicine (in a non-scary way) and make your child's next pediatric visit more bear-able. Visit more than 20 interactive educational and fun exhibits.

Saturday, August 16, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Free child admission with teddy bear or stuffed animal friend.

Twilight Prom at Grandview Heights Public Library

Thursday, August 7

Grandview Heights Public Library

1685 W. First Ave.

Call (614) 481-3778 for more information.

Celebrate the Stephanie Meyer's final Twilight novel, Breaking Dawn, with vampire punch, werewolf cookies, T-shirt decorating, trivia and giveaways, for ages 5 and up from 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Dress up is optional. Bring a T-shirt to decorate. For more information on this free program call (614) 481-3778

Friday Night at the Movies: The Muppet Movie

Friday, August 8, 9 p.m.

Old Worthington Library

820 High St., Worthington


This charming musical fable follows Kermit the Frog and Fozzie Bear as they set out for Hollywood to seek stardom. This free film will be shown at Old Worthington Library, 820 High St., Worthington at 9 p.m. For more information call (614) 807-2626.

Family Farm Chores at Stratford Ecological Center

Saturday, August 9

Stratford Ecological Center Farm

3083 Liberty Rd., Delaware

Make reservations with Christa at (740) 363-2548

Bring your family to the farm for the experience of morning animal chores. Kids will get to collect eggs, water the animals and get a chance to help milk the goats. Dress for dirt. Family cost is $10. Make reservations with Christa at (740) 363-2548.

Columbus Zoo and Aquarium Family Nights at the Zoo

Wednesday, August 13, 4-8 p.m.

For more information go

Each Wednesday night until August 20 the Zoo will stay open late for families. Special Zoo programming and many other fun activities geared toward families spice up these summer nights. Activities take place from 4-8 p.m. at the Waters Edge Park.