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Columbus Parent
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December 19

Grandma & Grandpa & Me Stories

This special story time at Old Worthington Library will feature songs and rhymes about what makes grandparents so special. Enjoy the stories and songs at the Worthington Library at 10 a.m., 820 High St. For more information, visit

December 17

Kids Cook Classes

Children ages 3-6 are invited to explore and cook local foods with healthy eating advocate Rachel Tayse Baillieul. Just in time for the holidays, children will learn how to help in the kitchen and enjoy traditional foods. Each class will include tasting the ingredient, cooking at least one dish, a story and lots of fun. Learn how to cook with cranberries from 11:15 a.m.12 p.m. at Sprout Soup, 4310 N. High St. Each class is $3 per child.

December 18

Holiday Blood Drive

Ready to give back this holiday season? Give the gift of life at the holiday blood drive. It will be held at Western & Southern Life, 1931 Ohio Dr. in Grove City from 2-8 p.m. Located just off 71 S. and Springtown Rd. To schedule a time to give, contact Ron Martin at (614) 277-4800 ext. 129, or Sally Sterling at (614) 277 4800 ext. 107, walk-ins are welcome. All donors will be entered to win a $1,000 shopping spree at Easton Town Center and an overnight stay at the Easton Hilton Hotel.

Teen Night

Enjoy music by DJ Matt Ryan, pizza by Pizza Primo, swimming, dancing, drinks and entertainment. For a $5 admission you will have access to the gym, a leisure pool including slides, climbing wall and gym. This night is for ages 13-18 at the Westerville Community Center, 350 N. Cleveland Ave. from 69 p.m. For more information, call (614) 901-6500.

December 21

Holiday Camp

Beat the boredom and join us for fun-filled activities with new and old friends. The camp is available for first grade through age 12. December 21, 22, 23, 28, 29 and 30. The class is held at the Westerville Community Center, 350 N. Cleveland Ave. from 9 a.m.4 p.m. Cost is $30 for residents and $40 for non-residents.