Weekend Picks: Blue Jackets, Aminah Robinson and More

Staff Writer
Columbus Monthly
Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Seth Jones (3) skates behind the net pursued by Pittsburgh Penguins right wing Patric Hornqvist (72) during the second period of the NHL game at Nationwide Arena in Columbus on Feb. 26, 2019.

Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Columbus Blue Jackets, 7 p.m. Saturday, March 9

It’s playoffs or bust for the Blue Jackets after some big trade-deadline additions, but right now they’re on the outside looking in. The next six games may determine the Jackets’ fate, starting tonight (March 7) in Pittsburgh against the despised seventh-place Penguins, with a rematch on Saturday at Nationwide Arena.

Aminah Brenda Lynn Robinson, through April 26

If you’ve ever wanted to buy a work by MacArthur Prize-winner and local arts hero Aminah Brenda Lynn Robinson, head to the OSU Faculty Club for a solo exhibition, including a range of works from a 1988 drawing depicting the migration of slaves to Canada to a large cloth painting of Poindexter Village.

Franklinton Fridays, Friday March 8

Now in its fifth year, Franklinton Fridays has one goal: to showcase the rich culture of its namesake neighborhood. Whether you want to visit the art studios at 400 West Rich, grab a pint at Land-Grant Brewing Company or take in a comedy show at the Idea Foundry, this monthly event has something for everyone.

Camp & Activities Expo, Saturday March 9

Find summer camp information—and get a great deal on Columbus Zoo and Aquarium admission—at the fourth annual Camp & Activities Expo from Columbus Parent and ThisWeek Community News. Learn about summer camps and activities, visit with zoo animals and enter to win prizes. A special downloadable coupon provides attendees with zoo and expo admission for up to six people, plus parking, for just $5.