Staff Writer
Columbus Parent
Featured events

January 9, 10, 11

The Miracle Worker

Helen Keller is an American hero. With the help of her unwavering mentor and teacher, Annie Sullivan, Helen unlocked the mysteries of speech and communication despite the challenges of being blind and deaf. Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for children. The performances are at the Vern Riffe Center, Studio One, at the corner of State and High St. Shows are January 9-18, Fridays at 7:30 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays at 2:30 p.m. For more information visit

January 10

Family Dance

Bring the entire family for an evening of dancing fun for all ages where experience isn't necessary. Parents must be present at all times. Classes are $5 at the Community Center, 350 N. Cleveland Ave., Westerville from 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. Call (614) 901-6500 for more information.

Magic Tree House Party

Kids in grades 3-4 are invited for crafts, snacks and fun based on Mary Pope Osbourne's books. This free program begins at 2 p.m. at Northwest Library, 2280 Hard Rd. Call (614) 807-2626 for more information.

January 11

Pee Wee Play Gym

Children 3 and younger can explore large and small motor skills toys in a safe environment. Children under 6 months may accompany another child at no charge. An adult must accompany the children. Classes are $15 for 6 visits or $3 per class at Westerville Community Center, 350 N. Cleveland Ave., Westerville from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.

February 7

Worthington PTA Council: Fundraising Information Showcase

Nonprofit organizations are invited to attend a fundraising information showcase presented by Worthington PTA council Saturday, from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at Worthington Kilbourne High School. There will be many choices of attractive goods and services offered as fundraising opportunities to nonprofit groups. Admission is free. Contact Shelley at (614) 793-8598 for more information.