Family Fun Calendar

Here are some of the area's family-friendly events to attend. If you would like to add your event, contact us today! A great way to publicize school events and fundraisers!

February 2015

February 3, 10,
17, 24

Pre-School Story Hour ~ Sayers Library at Fort Benning offers this free fun morning of singing, stories and crafts from 10-11 a.m. Info: 706.545.4911.

February 4, 11,
18, 25

Pre-School Story Hour ~ At the Phenix City-Russell County Library featuring stories, songs, crafts plus a snack will be provided. Cost: Free. Info: PhenixCityLibrary.com or 334.297.1139.

February 7, 14,
21, 28

Oxbow Meadows ~ Enjoy magnicent views from the TreeTop Canopy Trail, which is suspended 35 feet above the ground and linked to three platforms surrounding magnicent oaks, hickories and sweet gum trees. Cost: $5. Info: oxbow.columbusstate.edu/tree_top_trail.php

February 9 - 13

Home School Week ~ Treat your kids tofive days of education and fun with a dozen attractions and more than 20 educational programs. e programs will cover various subjects including history, science, the arts and more. Info: Columbus CVB 800.999.1613.

February 10 & 11

Homeschool Printmaking Workshop ~ At Columbus Museum, students create their own unique works of art based on the Museum’s Permanent Collection. Participants will learn about a variety of printmaking techniques ranging from creating prints with objects found in nature to simple linoleum block prints. Info: 706.748.2562 or ColumbusMuseum.com.

February 13 & 14

Celebrate Black History Month ~ With an interactive tour of Westville and learn about some of the less prominent 19th century Africa-American men and women who overcame the beliefs and practices of the times they lived. Info: 888.733.1850 or westville.org.

February 14

Second Saturday ~ Explore the world of abstract art at the Columbus Museum. Create your own abstract masterpieces at the art cart then go on a fun gallery scavenger hunt followed by storytime reading The Noisy Paint Box by Barb Rosenstock. Cost: Free. Info: 706.748.2562 or ColumbusMuseum.com.

February 5 - 14

Our Miss Brooks ~ Miss Brooks has plenty of teacher troubles as she struggles with putting on the school play and all the drama that goes with it. Info: 706.536.8052 or FamilyTheatre.org

February 21

Jr. League’s Mardi Gras Madness ~ At Woodruff Riverfront Park, Uptown Columbus. Begins at 9 a.m. with the one-mile fun run, followed by the 5K and tot trot. ere will be mask making, face painting and beads galore. Proceeds benefit Junior League’s programs focusing on healthy children. Cost: $20 for 5K, $12 for 1 mile, $10 for tot trot. Info: jlcolumbus.com.

 

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