February/March Valley Parent Calendar
1 The Pout-Pout Fish at RiverCenter – Turn the poutiest of frowns upside down in this new musical featuring whimsical puppets and live performers in a sweeping oceanic adventure. When Mr. Fish sets out on a quest to find Miss Clam’s missing pearl, he discovers there is more to him than his permanently plastered pout. Check the RiverCenter’s website for show times. Cost: $13 Info: Rivercenter.org/event/the-pout-pout-fish/.
4 Harry Potter Night at Mildred L. Terry Public Library – Harry Potter fans will take platform 9 ¾ to a satellite campus of Hogwarts. Muggles are welcome and costumes are encouraged. Join fellow wizards from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Cost: Free Info: Call 706.243.2782 or email MLT@Cvlga.org.
8 Kids Can Code at North Columbus Library – Learn coding basics through play. Meet Botley the Coding Robot and Code & Go Robot Mouse. Participate in fun activities and friendly challenges from 4 to 5 p.m. Cost: Free Info: Cvlga.org.
20 Cirque du Soleil AXEL at the Columbus Civic Center – This new production features spectacular skating, breathtaking acrobatics on ice, astonishing visual effects, and live music that seamlessly integrates popular songs with new original scores. Check website for show times. Cost: $44 – $139 Info: Cirquedusoleil.com/axel.
28 Junior League Follies – Written and directed by Jaime Donegan, this one-of-a-kind event features an elaborate theatrical revue of music, dance and skits performed by local celebrities and personalities. 6 p.m. Cost: $35 Info: Rivercenter.org/event/junior-league-follies-2/.
4, 11, 18, 25 Drawing and Painting classes at IFM – Students will learn basic skills in drawing and painting, color mixing of primary and secondary colors, creating values and shading and fundamental elements of design and composition from 4 to 6 p.m. Cost: $45 Info: Ifmga.org/artsacademy.
21 ARTiculate (Sensory-Friendly Tours) – K-12 youth on the autism spectrum and their caregivers are invited to experience the Museum, through guided tours, hands-on gallery activities and open-ended art-making with a sensory-friendly focus. ARTiculate is the perfect way to explore the Museum’s collections and exhibitions in a low-stress environment before the Museum opens for regular hours. Cost: Free Info: email@example.com or 706-748-2563 ext. 6540 for registration.
28 CSO Open Dress Rehearsal – Open Rehearsals of their Masterworks and Legacy Hall concerts take place in an informal setting that is welcoming to all. The rehearsals are conducted with the performance hall doors open and the house lights on to create a sensory-friendly environment. It is perfect for families with small children to gain exposure to the art form. Rehearsals begin at 12:30 p.m. Cost: Free Info: Call Kristen Hudson at 706.256.3645.
28 Young Eagles Flight Day at the Columbus Airport – Since 1982, Young Eagles has promoted introductory airplane flights for youth between 8 and 17 years old. In Columbus, members of the EAA 677 provide the flights. Over 1.7 million kids have flown nationally, including 2,000+ in Columbus. Visit the Columbus Airport from 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Cost: Free Info: 677.eaachapter.org.