Central Ohio Family Events May 2017

Blooms & Butterflies                      5/1/2017 – 9/17/2017                     $14 for adults, $7 for children 3-17  blooms and butterflies

Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens                           10am – 5pm Daily

Hundreds of colorful, exotic butterflies fly freely amid bright nectar blooms. During daily presentations, butterflies emerge from their chrysalises for their first flight.



Green on the Green                       5/6/2017                                              Free                        green on the green

Worthington Village Green (corner of High St. & 161)                      8am – 1pm

Free community event presenting an interesting and diverse sampling of exhibitors promoting sustainability, healthy living, and localism. Explore: Kid’s Interactive Music & Games; Shop recycled and repurposed items; Solar PV & Home Energy Monitoring Demos; Win a FREE ZipZone Canopy Tour; Free Health Screenings & Pet Consultations; Non-Toxic Cleaning Demonstrations;…And Much More!



KIDX Crafternoon                            5/7/2017                                              Free     kidx

Polaris Fashion Place                      12:00pm – 1:30pm

KidX Kid’s Club is a new club where kids get to come together with free activities that inspire them to explore their world. With KidX, “X” marks the spot for members to have fun, playful and educational experiences. Whether it’s expression through art, exploration of a kids safety fair, or the exhilaration of fun fitness activities, KidX brings enriching experiences to members and their families.



cirque du soleilCirque Du Soleil Presents Ovo    5/17/2017 – 521/2017                     $44 – $150

Schottenstein Center     555 Borror Dr. Columbus, Ohio 43210      Daily

OVO is a headlong rush into a colorful ecosystem teeming with life, where insects work, eat, play, fight and look for love in a non-stop riot of energy and movement. Their world of biodiversity and beauty is filled with action and moments of quiet emotion. OVO is overflowing with contrasts. The hidden, secret world at our feet is revealed as tender and torrid, noisy and quiet, peaceful and chaotic. And as the sun rises on a bright new day the vibrant cycle of insect life begins anew.


Touch A Truck                                    5/19/2017                                            Free                         touch a truck

Worthington Community Center                                                              9:30am – Noon

Put your imaginations in gear and go! Kids will have the opportunity to climb aboard and get behind the wheel of their favorite vehicles, ask their operators questions and meet some of their hometown heroes. From ambulances to fire trucks, military vehicles to a helicopter – many life-sized hot wheels will be on display. Additional activities include arts & crafts, Pit Stop Challenge, bounce house, mascots and rides on the Trackless Train. We will also have Columbus Public Health doing car seat checks! Visit with a medical doctor from Ohio Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics Injury Prevention programs. Admission is free to the event but we ask that you bring a canned food item to help Stuff the Truck (will be donated to the Worthington Food Pantry).


Asian Festival                                     5/27/2017 – 5/28/2017                   Free                                                                asian festival

Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens                           Sat. 10am – 8pm & Sun. 10am – 6pm

Columbus’ significant Asian heritage is on display at the beautifully manicured Franklin Park every Memorial Day weekend. With food, dance, sports and music from across Asia, this festival is a great way to kick off summer!


About The Alfriend Group

Kyle Alfriend has been selling and marketing homes for over 20 years, successfully selling and buying homes in a variety of market conditions. He has sold over 1,200 homes, totaling over $250 million in homes sales. In Dublin, he has sold more homes that anyone ever. He has represented the areas largest builders, built his own homes, and owns and manages several investment properties. He has been awarded the "Top 10 M.A.M.E. Award (Major Achievements in Marketing Excellence) by the building and Realtor associations every year since 1993. He believes that everyone deserves the very best in knowledge, experience, and integrity when buying or selling their home. The Alfriend Group was started 5 years ago as a real estate team of professionals, specializing in buying/selling homes, property management, and real estate investments. For more information, call us today at (614) 395-1776.

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