Local Malls Offer Kid/Family-Friendly Events for Summer

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 Moms – Check out all the fabulous events taking place this summer, at the local malls in our area!

Easton Town Center Summer Events – 2016

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*Fun at the Frog Fountain*

Saturdays and Sundays, June 5 – August 28

2-4 PM

Fenlon Square

NEW this year! Family fun every Saturday and Sunday from 2-4PM, including caricature artists, face painters and balloon artists.

*Town Square Fountain Towel Program*

Visit the towel stand to borrow a towel.

June 5 – August 28

Saturday: 11 AM-4 PM

Sunday: Noon-4 PM

Please note, the fountain area will be closed each Wednesday at 4:30 PM for the set up of our concerts.

 movies by moonlight

*Movies by Moonlight*

Tuesdays, June 7 – August 30

8:30 PM-10:30 PM

Town Square

Bring a blanket and bucket of popcorn and join us for movies under the stars!  Our summer outdoor movie series takes place on Tuesday evenings and features favorites for the whole family.

June 7- Wizard of Oz

June 14 – Hoodwinked

June 21 – Pan

June 28 – Descendants

July 5 – Field of Dreams

July 12 – Matilda

July 19 – Inside Out

July 26 – The Good Dinosaur

August 2 – Tomorrowland

August 9 – Hotel Transylvania 2

August 16 – School of Rock

August 23 – Indiana Jones

August 30 – The Goonies

 sounds on the town

*“Sounds on the Town” Concert Series*

Wednesdays, June 1 – August 31

6 PM-9 PM

Town Square

Join us on Wednesday evenings to hear a variety of Sounds on the Town!

June 1 – Gregg Swan & The Late Crew (Jazz and R & B)

June 8 – Hadden Sayers Band (Blues)

June 15 – ES Quintet (Jazz)

June 22 – Ranelle Project featuring Tia (Jazz and R &B)

June 29 – Safety Squad (Jazz)

July 6 – Fu5ion (Pop Covers)

July 13 – The Ark Band (Reggae)

July 20 – Vibes with opener Graceful Closer (Pop/Rock)

July 27 – Nick D & The Believers (Alternative)

August 3 – The Empty Pockets (American Rock)

August 10 – Off the Hook (Rock)

August 17 – Ashley Martin (Country)

August 24 – Hebdo (folk-rock)

August 31 – The Buzzard Kings (Rock ‘n’ Roll Gospel)

*Easton Farmers Market*

Thursdays, June 2 – August 25

4 PM-7 PM

Town Square

Shop for fresh fruits, veggies, flowers, grass-fed meats, cheeses, and specialty foods.  Also featuring weekly chef demos, kids’ activities and live music.

Find a full list of Farmers Markets in the area here: Farmers’ Markets in Columbus

yoga frogs

*Fitness Yoga on the Square*

Fridays, June 3 – September 2

8:30 AM-9:30 AM

Town Square

What better way to start your Friday?  Designed for the first-timer and mainstream fitness fan, this introductory yoga class focuses on strength, conditioning and flexibility.  It’s free and open to the public, ages 13 and older, and conducted by instructors from Life Time Fitness.  So bring your mat and join us for fitness and fun in the sun!

*LUNG FORCE Walk Columbus*

June 11

9 AM

Town Square

This American Lung Association event includes a 2.5 mile walk, fitness elements, lung health information, kids’ activities, music, and more.  Registration for the event is free; fundraising is encouraged.  Visit lungforce.org/walk to register.

 

easton art show

*17th Annual Easton Art Affair*

June 24 – 26

Friday:  4 PM-9 PM

Saturday:  11 AM-9 PM

Sunday:  11 AM-5 PM

Town Square

Part gallery.  Part street fair.  One hundred percent fun.  This juried fine art show offers everything from paintings and photography to sculpture and hand-made jewelry.

*Rally for the Ranch*

July 30

11 AM-4 PM

North District

The Bobby Rahal Foundation will host the 5th Annual “Rally for The Ranch” featuring wide array of extremely collectible vintage, race and street cars.

*Superhero Day*

August 6

11 AM-4 PM

Fenlon Square

Discover your super power and come dressed as your favorite superhero, or even better, invent one! Enjoy a day of games, hands-on activities, costumed characters…and more!

*Columbus Parent Back To School Expo*

August 13

11 AM-4 PM

Fenlon Square

Send the kids back to school in style!  Exhibitors will be on hand to provide resources and tips. Enjoy various entertainment on the event stage, enter to win giveaways, and much more!

*Ohio Proud Summer Harvest*

August 27

10 AM-6 PM

Town Square

Ohio Proud companies offer samples and sell everything from salsas and mustards to butter toffee confections and ostrich burgers at the Ohio Proud Summer Harvest at Easton.

*Mom & Me Daisy Dash*

August 28

9:30 AM

Hosted by American Girl, this event is all about fun, fitness and family, and features a 1 or 3 mile run/walk.  Kids 6 and under can also take part in the Mini Me 100 Yard Dash.

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polaris_fashion_place-logo-grayThe Polaris Fashion Place Mall Events

The Polaris Fashion Place will officially kick-off its new KidX Club program with its first event “X Marks the Spot” on Friday, June 10 from 10:30 a.m. to noon. This free, interactive children’s event, which is presented by Sunny 95 FM, will be held outside by the fountain near The Cheesecake Factory. It is the first of many weekly KidX Club events to be held throughout the summer.

“X Marks the Spot” will challenge families with a treasure hunt as they search for X’s hidden around the center. Once all of the X’s are found, children are invited to turn in their map to receive a special prize. In addition to the treasure hunt, little buccaneers will enjoy festive arts and crafts, interactive games and more.

 

Polaris Fashion Place - X Marks the Spot“X Marks the Spot” is the first of free weekly KidX Club events at Polaris Fashion Place. Beginning June 10 through August 12, club members are invited to join fellow adventurers every Friday from 10:30 a.m. to noon, as the center hosts a variety of themed events just for little ones. For a complete list of events, visit www.PolarisFashionPlace.com.

The KidX Club at Polaris Fashion Place will treat kids to first-hand experiences through a calendar of events that are meant to inspire them to explore, experience and excel. Registration is free and children will receive a KidX drawstring bag stuffed with great swag. Upon signing up, new members will receive details of the program, coupons and a calendar of upcoming events.

Tentative Events for July and August:

Friday, July 1: Safe Smart – Safety Fair

Friday, July 8: On the Wild Side – Animals and Nature

Friday, July 15: Dig In – Fun with Food

Friday, July 22:  Healthy Happy You- Wellness and Health Fair

Friday, July 29: Drama Party – Arts and Theater

Friday, August 5: Show Time! – Music and Fashion

Friday, August 12: Ready, Set, Splash! – Water Fun

For more information, call (614) 456-0180 or visit www.polarisfashionplace.com.

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The Mall at Tuttle Crossing Events

Simon Kidgit’s Club Program at The Mall at Tuttle Crossing

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Sign up to be a member of the Kidgets Club at the Mall Office Monday-Sunday 11 a.m.-5 p.m. or online at:  https://kidgits.simon.com/signup/

*Back to School Carnival*

Saturday, August 6 from noon- 3 p.m.  Mall Wide Lower Level

back to school

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The Shops at Worthington Place

Offers a great, clean and quiet playground.  There are also conventiently located kid-friendly stores adjacent to the playground area and a neat wishing fountain.

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