Life in Delaware County

Easter Egg Hunt Joins YMCA Family Day

14 Apr , 2019  

This year brings a new experience for families wishing to celebrate the Easter season in style.

The City of Delaware Easter Egg Hunt will join the YMCA Family Day for a wonderful morning of combined fun. The fun takes place on Saturday, April 20. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Celebrating The Return Of Martins And Ospreys

7 Apr , 2019  

On one upcoming weekend, Preservation Parks is celebrating spring by welcome two different bird species at two different venues.

On Saturday, April 13, “Amethysts of the Sky” will recognize the return of purple martins to Gallant Farm. As always, the martins will entertain with their aerial acrobatics and delightful songs. They have to be seen and heard to be believed! More…

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Life in Delaware County

Movies On The Square Lineup Announced

15 Mar , 2019  

There’s something about watching a movie outside.

Film buffs will have that opportunity this summer, as the Village of Sunbury has announced the lineup of movies to be shown in the Square downtown. Movies start at dusk. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Paint And Bagpipes

12 Mar , 2019  

Two upcoming programs at two locations of the Delaware County District Library center on artistic expression — one visual, the other musical.

A program entitled “Paint Night” is geared toward adults, and will have its first of three monthly sessions this Thursday night at 6:30 PM at the Orange Branch, 7171 Gooding Boulevard. Join local artist and owner of Canvas Creations For You for a night of painting fun. More…

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Life in Delaware County

All Aboard!

4 Feb , 2019  

Did you know that each month you have the opportunity to experience train travel, right here in Delaware County? One comes up on February 16 and 17.

The Delaware County Model Railroader Group throws open the doors of their installation once a month for visitors to experience the fun of railroading on a smaller scale. At the Sandel Legacy Trail House, view model trains (HO scale) travel through a miniature village and countryside.

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Harlem Township Hosting Winter In The Park

8 Dec , 2018  

Boy, that man in the red suit gets around this time of year!

He’s traveled from Delaware to Powell to Polaris to Sunbury. Now, on Saturday, December 8, he will make an appearance in Galena at “Winter in the Park.”

This holiday happening takes place at the Harlem Township Community Park, 3858 State Route 605 in Galena.

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History/Tourism

List Of Outstanding Light Shows In Columbus Area Include Two In Delaware County

6 Dec , 2018  

Seeking to indulge in some uber-holiday lights? There are no less than twelve places in the Columbus area to “get your Christmas on.”

And two of them are right here in Delaware County.

As presented on the website of Experience Columbus, these locations provide great family fun. Locally, Butch Bando’s Fantasy of Lights at Alum Creek State Park and WildLights at the Columbus Zoo are included. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Delaware County To Welcome Ebenezer Duke

3 Dec , 2018  

Over the coming days, two lucky places in the county are going to be exposed to an interactive bit of holiday fun.

Ebenezer Duke,” a mini musical, 45 minute retelling of “A Christmas Carol” told through original songs, storytelling/acting, tap dance, and audience participation is coming to both the Orange Branch of the Delware County District Library and to the Sunbury Community Library. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Santa Is Making The Rounds At Polaris Fashion Place

2 Dec , 2018  

He’s a busy guy, that Santa. Over the next several days, he’ll be taking a breather from his duties at the North Pole and heading south to Polaris Fashion Place. More…

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Powell/Lewis Center

Saturday Brings Holidays In Powell

30 Nov , 2018  

The City of Powell is hosting the annual Holidays in Powell this Saturday from 2 PM to 5:30 PM in the Municipal Building Council Chambers & East Room, 47 Hall Street. More…

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Life in Delaware County, Polaris Area

Columbus Wedding Show Returns To Polaris

29 Nov , 2018  

Planning a 2019 wedding? We’ve got good news to share.

The Columbus Wedding Show is returning to the Hilton Columbus/Polaris right after the new year begins – the ideal time to begin or continue your planning for the big day. More…

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Delaware

This Weekend, Delaware Is “Home For The Holidays”

29 Nov , 2018  

This is the weekend when downtown Delaware comes alive with the sights and sounds of the season as Main Street Delaware presents “Home for the Holidays.”

It all begins at 6 PM on Friday near the intersection of William and Sandusky Streets, where carols will be sung before lighting of the community Christmas Tree. Visitors will also be able to visit Santa and Mrs. Claus, pet live reindeer, enjoy horse drawn carriage rides, and listen to carolers. More…

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Sunbury To Celebrate Christmas On The Square

26 Nov , 2018  

This weekend finds Christmastime fun switched into high gear across Delaware County, and one place where activities will abound will be Sunbury.

Christmas on the Square takes place this Saturday afternoon and evening from 4 PM until 8 PM. More…

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Celebrate The Season With Sound

25 Nov , 2018  

Soaring music for the Christmas season will be the focus on Sunday, December 9 as the Central Ohio Symphony presents their annual Holiday Concerts.

We say “concerts,” as there will be two identical performances on the same day, one at 2:00 PM and the other at 4:30 PM. Both will take place in Gray Chapel on the campus of Ohio Wesleyan University. More…

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From Storage To Showcase: Ohio Constitution Exhibit First Of Its Kind In The Country

23 Nov , 2018  

The Capitol Square Review and Advisory Board (CSRAB) and the Capitol Square Foundation (CSF), in partnership with the Ohio History Connection, will unveil the Ohio Constitution Exhibit in the Statehouse Museum on Wednesday, November 28 at 10 AM in the Museum Gallery.

The $850,000 exhibit will permanently house the state constitutions of 1802 and 1851, as well as a major series of amendments added in 1912 so sweeping that many consider it to be a third constitution. Ohio will now be the first state capitol in the country to publicly display their state’s constitutions. More…

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