2020 local public events

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NOTE! Please Check the Event Link for any Cancellations

> Columbus and Franklin County Metro Parks Spring ParkScope Program Guide

DUE TO COVID-19 PROGRAMS FOR THE PUBLIC ARE CANCELLED TILL FURTHER NOTICE.  NOTE: PARKS REMAIN OPEN BUT PLAYGROUNDS ARE OFF LIMITS

To make it easier to find programs of interest to you, here is a link to the Spring Program Guide  which lists programs for all 20 parks. In order to reduce Metro Parks environmental foot print, the printed ParkScope booklet has been discontinued.


> Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens  10am-5pm daily  614-715-8000    DUE TO COVID-19 THIS VENUE IS CLOSED TILL FURTHER  NOTICE ! 

Please click link above and visit their website. Due to it's unique tax status as a Joint Recreation District, the Conservatory is ineligible for assistance through the pandemic stimulus tool. Currently all donations from the public will be matched dollar for dollar by a generous donor.   


Discounts for you at "Conservatory Community Days"

On the first Sunday of each month, the Conservatory is free for residents of Franklin County and the City of Columbus (with valid ID) during regular operating hours of 10am to 5pm. Check their website for exceptions. 


> Looking for more local garden Events, Programs or Classes???

Try searching our website under Links of Interest there you'll find places like "Columbus Garden School", groups like the "Wild Ones", or places like Cedar Bog" which have calendars on their websites listing what they have going on. So go ahead and explore the many links and find what interests you. 

> POSTPONED TO A LATER DATE . . . 

Earth Day Hilliard  Saturday April 25 10am to Noon 

Hilliard Community Center 3800 Veterans Memorial Dr, Hilliard 

Please visit the Hilliard Area Garden Club table Saturday morning. Stay Tuned For More Details or visit Go Green Hilliard


>  Wild Ones Columbus Chapter Annual Plant Sale   Saturday May 23  9am-1pm

Sale is located behind Whetstone Recreation Center in Clintionville

A great event to pick up some Ohio native plants for a good price. Many donated from member gardens as well as plants from Natives in Harmony. Arrive early for best selection. Click green link to check if this event is still happening.