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Thanksgiving Day Columbus Turkey Trot and Columbus Parent Magazine Walk and Talk

This year's goal is to raise over $20,000 for Central Ohio Easter Seals. Their efforts to provide services to kids with autism and their families. The Chase Turkey Trot is a 5-mile walk/ run starting at 9 a.m. Also at 9 is the 2-mile Columbus Parent Magazine Walk and Talk. Register at Meet at the Shops on Lane Ave.

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November 19

Princess Tea

Our princesses will dress up in our beautiful gowns. They will receive a tiara at our coronation ceremony, color a castle, listen to a princess story, dance to princess music in our thousands of bubbles and enjoy a tea party with a pretty cup to take home. Children can bring gowns from home or wear one of the gowns. Grownups can enjoy lemonade and a dessert as well. The tea party is at 146 E. Olentangy St. in Powell at 9:30 10:30 a.m. or 11 a.m. 12 p.m. The cost is $15 per child and includes one adult. To register for the class visit, or call (614) 563-4807.

Best Bartender in Columbus 2009 Competition

alive! is hosting the first Best Bartender in Columbus competition TONIGHT -- Thursday, November 19 -- at The Lodge Bar from 8-10 p.m. The final four bartenders will mix it up, only to be judged on the spot by mixed-drink experts, for the $1,000 grand prize. Get the moms together for a fun night out.

November 20

Studio J's Thanksgiving Preparation Workshop

Get into the spirit of Thanksgiving with this memorable workshop. Enjoy creating a tabletop tree, decorating vests for boys and Native American dresses for girls, and learning some Thanksgiving songs and dances. Pre-registration for the event is required by emailing Tickets are $20 for boys and $27 for girls due to extra material for dresses. The workshop is at 146 E. Olentangy St. in Powell. The workshop from 1 2 p.m. is for all ages and the 2:15 3:15 p.m. session is geared toward ages 12 months to 5 years.

Victorian Thanksgiving Dinner

There's no better way to celebrate Thanksgiving than to enjoy a delicious meal at the DavisShai House, 301 Central Pkwy. in Heath. Prepared to perfection, this wonderful dinner offers the best cuisine of the season, along with delightful entertainment. Call (740) 788-8942 for reservations. Dinner is at 6:30 p.m. and costs $19.95 per person.