Events

Staff Writer
Columbus Parent
Featured Event: Teddy Bear Safari

Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

Activity Pavilion

4850 W. Powell Rd., Powell

www.NationwideChildrens.org

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.

Thursday, August 14

Hot Nights, Cool Dance by BalletMet

BalletMet Dance Center

This kick-off to the 2008-2009 season will have you feeling the heat. Tickets start at $30 and are available at balletmet.org. Performances are 8/14 - 7 p.m., 8/15 - 8 p.m., 8/16 - 8 p.m., 8/17 - 1 p.m. and 5:30 p.m., 8/20 - 7:30 p.m., 8/21 - 7:30 p.m., 8/22 - 8 p.m., 8/23 - 8 p.m., 8/24 - 1 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.

Saturday, August 16

Third Annual Family Fun Festival & Expo

12 4 p.m.

This free festival is at the Kohl's of Pickerington, 175 Postage Dr. For more information call (614) 296-3722.

Saturday, August 16 & Sunday, August 17

13th Annual Columbus/Worthington Art Fair

10 a.m. 5 p.m.

Worthington Square will be transformed into a first-class outdoor showcase complete with 150 artists. Admission is free to this event located at Worthington Square, south of I-270 at Route 23 and W. Wilson Bridge Rd. The art fair is from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. on both days.

Saturday, August 16

Kid's Fun Day by Grater's Ice Cream

1 8 p.m.

Grater's Ice Cream hosts this free fun day for kids. There will be inflatable bouncy toys, games, prizes and factory tours. Fun day is from 1 - 8 p.m. at 2555 Bethel Rd. For more information call (614) 442-7622.