Through January 9 NIM Kids Film Fest ~ Looking for something to do with the kids during Winter Break? The National Infantry Museum is showing free films to the public. Admission is on a first come, first seated basis. Concessions will open prior to the first showing. Specials will be available, including a Snack Pack (popcorn, fruit snack and 16 oz. drink) for $5. Visit NationalInfantryMuseum.org for show times and info.
3, 10, 17, 24, 31 Creative Crawlers ~ Creative Crawlers is a drop-in social hour that encourages children to learn through play. Children will be able to play through musical instruments, puppets, flannels, coloring and more. 10:30 a.m. at Columbus Public Library. Cost: Free. Info: 706.243.2679
9 Mini Makers ~ Calling all preschool astronauts and astronomers. Develop your preschooler’s teamwork and sensory skills as they build their very own rocket ship and practice looking at the stars. 10:30 a.m. at the Columbus Public Library. Cost: free. Info: 706.243.2669 ext. 2617
13 Parent and Child Class: Self Portrait ~ Participants in this hands-on art making class will discover fun and fabulous facts about self-portraits. Using paint and a variety of mixed media, create your own expressive work on canvas that will become a sensational selfie. 10 a.m. at the Columbus Museum. Register by January 5. Cost: $12 for members, $15 for future members. Info: ColumbusMuseum.com
18 Brookstone Open House ~ Join Brookstone for a school-wide open house from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Information and campus tours will be available. Grades 3K-12. Info: 706.324.1392
18 I Saw the Sign: ASL Storytime ~ This program offers children and parents the opportunity to learn basic signs through music, games and stories. Learn various signs including those for emotion, states of being, colors, family and more and work on signing along with a book. 4 p.m. at North Columbus Public Library. Cost: Free. Info: 706.748.2855
27 Character Breakfast ~ Join the Junior League of Columbus and meet some of your favorite princesses and super heroes while enjoying a delicious breakfast! All proceeds go to support the Junior League of Columbus’ Healthy Child Initiatives in Columbus. 8:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. at St. Luke Ministry Center. Cost: $18 for kids, $30 for adults. Info: JLColumbus.com