Staff Writer
Columbus Parent
Featured Event:

Sesame Street Presents: The Body! at COSI Columbus

NOW through January 4th, 2009

COSI Columbus

333 West Broad Street,

Columbus, OH 43215

(614) 228- COSI

November 15

Wee Ones' Celebration of Fall

Listen to a reading of It's Fall by Linda Glaser, then learn how to create a beautiful piece for your home or Thanksgiving table using paper as a tool. The project is perfect for parents working with small children and will 'leaf' a lasting impression on the whole family. Starts at 10 a.m. at Marcy's Clayground, A Paint-Your-Own-Pottery Studio, 9842 Brewster Ln., Powell. $7 program fee plus cost of your project. Call (614) 932-3000.

November 13

Dickens of a Christmas

Step into the world of Charles Dickens as Ohio Village revisits the Victorian Christmas made famous in his stories. Presented by the Ohio Historical Society from 6 9 p.m. at 1982 Velma Ave. (17th Ave. and 71). Columbus. Admission is $12 for adults, $9 for children, $4 for parking for non-members. Members pay $10 for adults and $7 for children. Call (800) 686-6124 for more information or visit

November 14

Wii R Family!

Family fun with Nintendo bowling, prizes, snacks and games for families with kids ages 6 and up. 79 p.m. at the Grandview Public Heights Library, 1685 W. First Ave. Space is limited. Sign up in teams of 2 or more in Youth Services, or by calling (614) 481-3778.

November 15

Tacky the Penguin Storytime

Ages 38 are invited to a free penguin-filled story time where they can meet costumed character Tacky, of the Helen Lester books. Event begins at 10:30 a.m. at the Northwest Library, 2280 Hard Rd., Worthington. Call (614) 807-2626, or visit for details.

Taste Of Home Cooking School Made Easy

Taste of Home magazine is the country's most popular food publication, with over 3-million subscribers and their Taste of Home Cooking School is a live event that includes must-have recipes and easy-to-understand cooking demonstrations! We are pleased to welcome this event to Columbus as a part of our Taste of Home Cooking Expo, Saturday November 15th from 11-3 at the McCoy Center for the Arts in New Albany. Make plans to join us as dozens of area vendors & sponsors will be on hand with new products, ideas & plenty of samples! We'll also have live recipe demonstrations, decorating and kitchen ideas along with food and fun of course! There will be ample free parking and reserved seating tickets are only $12.

November 16

Children's Author Visit and Book Signing

Children's author and illustrator Will Hillenbrand will talk about the book's he's written and illustrated, including his latest, Cock-A-Doodle Christmas. Books will be available for sale at the event. This event is at the Delaware County District Library, 84 E. Winter St., Powell from 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. For more information call (740) 362-3861.