Westerville City Schools (@Westerville Public Library)

Westerville Design Challenge

A showcase of middle school, learner-generated, innovative designs addressing community needs.

The Ohio State University - College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences

We Grow Scientists!

The Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) will host the second annual “We Grow Scientists”

City of Bexley (@Jeffrey Mansion & Park)

Bexley’s Jeffrey Woods Scavenger Hunt

Kids and families will discover and enjoy all the wonders of spring at Bexley’s 20-acre, Jeffrey Woods with a Bingo

Ohio Department of Natural Resources and Village of Plain City (@McKitrick Park)

Explore Darby Creek!

Explore for stream life with an ODNR guide from the Ohio Scenic Rivers Program. Estimate water quality, observe the signs

Upper Arlington Public Library (@Miller Park Branch)

Drop-In Tech Play

Stop by and explore some cool technology! Code a pair of robots for a race, create a circuit that powers

Columbus Recreation and Parks (@Dorrian Green)

Gardening Fun at Dorrian Green!

Volunteers will assist with the pollinator gardens at Dorrian Green Park! Learn alongside Master Gardeners on how pollinators are planted

Columbus Metropolitan Library (@Franklinton Branch)

Get Your Hands on Science

Join us for fun and engaging activities demonstrating the connection between science and reading.

Columbus Soap Box Derby (@Big Run Park)

Test Drive a Soap Box Derby Racing Car

Test-drive a Soap Box Derby racing car down Derby Hill at Big Run Park. Everyone invited. Reservation slots taken every

Columbus and Franklin County Metro Parks (@ Blacklick Woods Nature Center)

Fantastic Fungi BioBlitz at Blacklick Woods

Be a scientist! Learn to use iNaturalist to record scientific observations and then set out on a 1.5-mile hike to

Grove City Parks and Recreation and SWACO

Trash to Treasure

Did you know that each resident in Franklin County averages 4 to 5 pounds of waste everyday? Have you ever

City of Dublin (@Dublin Recreation Center)

Wild Week Nights

Meet some of our central Ohio backyard wildlife in person! Live wild animal visitors include birds, mammals and reptiles. Learn

Columbus Recreation and Parks (@ McKnight Outdoor Education Center)

Bioblitz with Columbus Recreation and Parks

Join us at the McKnight Outdoor Education Center for a bioblitz! We will be using iNaturalist to record what bugs,

Bexley Recreation & Parks (@ Fox’s Bagel & Deli)

Bexley’s How to Make A Bagel

Join us at Fox's Bagels for a bagel-filled family evening involving a facility tour on the process that goes into

Andelyn Biosciences

Changing DNA to Change Lives: Be a Gene Therapy Scientist

Understand how altering genes can revolutionize disease treatment and discover how gene therapy impacts patients’ lives. Step inside our new

Whitehall Parks and Recreation (@Whitehall Community Park YMCA)

Rocket Building with the Fire Chief!

Embark on an exciting journey into the world of model rocketry with the Whitehall Fire Chief leading the way! Join

Sharon Woods Metro Park

Sharon Woods BioBlitz: Woods & Water

Become a citizen scientist, and join the park Naturalists as we explore a State Nature Preserve and sample aquatic life.

PAST Foundation (@CAS)

Maker Mania: On The Lawn at CAS

Gather your friends and families and join us on The Lawn at CAS to celebrate COSI's 2024 Science Festival! From

Franklin County Engineer's Office

From Prep to Plow: Exploring the Science of Snow and Ice

Have you ever wondered what goes into maintaining clear roads and bridges during a winter snow and ice event? If

City of Bexley (@Bexley Public Library)

Bexley’s Science Sampler

Little scientists will have the opportunity to build, play, and learn with some high-thought, high-fun materials. Participants can learn about

Columbus Soap Box Derby (@Big Run Park)

Test Drive a Soap Box Derby Racing Car

Test-drive a Soap Box Derby racing car down Derby Hill at Big Run Park. Everyone invited. Reservation slots taken every

Boonshoft Museum of Discovery

Behind the STEAM | An Inside Look at Boonshoft

We will be offering a packed afternoon of fun hands-on, interactive, behind the scenes programs highlighting each of our many

Upper Arlington Public Library (@Lane Road Branch)

Drop-In Tech Play

Stop by and explore some cool technology! Code a pair of robots for a race, create a circuit that powers

Columbus and Franklin County Metro Parks (@ Glacier Ridge Metro Park)

Homeschoolers COSI BioBlitz- Be a Citizen Scientist

Join the naturalist for a fun and interactive citizen science program! Using iNaturalist, we’ll observe Glacier Ridge’s biodiversity on a

Red Barn Reserve (@ The Dawes Arboretum)

Ecosystem Exploration: Ponds, Pines, & Prairie

Borrow our nets to explore what lies within the tall grasses as we hike through the prairie to the white

Friends of the Lower Olentangy Watershed (@Godown Dog Park)

Worthington Tree Nursery Workday

Help FLOW at the Worthington Tree Nursery. All supplies will be provided.

Bailey’s Trail System(@Lake Vesuvius Recreation Area)

Summer BioBlitz Palooza

Explore nature on the Wayne National Forest at the Baileys Trail System and Lake Vesuvius! To participate, simply download the

Bailey’s Trail System(@Lake Vesuvius Recreation Area)

Summer BioBlitz Palooza

Explore nature on the Wayne National Forest at the Baileys Trail System and Lake Vesuvius! To participate, simply download the

Columbus and Franklin County Metro Parks (@ Blendon Woods Nature Center)

Adventure at the Lake with Brave Wilderness

Come on out for a wet and wild bioblitz at Blendon Woods Metro Park. Mario from the Brave Wilderness team

Columbus and Franklin County Metro Parks (@ Glacier Ridge Metro Park)

COSI BioBlitz- Be a Citizen Scientist

Join the naturalist for a fun and interactive citizen science program! Using iNaturalist, we’ll observe Glacier Ridge’s biodiversity on a

City of Gahanna Parks and Recreation Department

STEM in the Park

Join us at Friendship Park for an afternoon of STEM related fun from 2pm-3pm!

City of Powell Parks and Recreation Department (@ Adventure Park)

Touch A Truck

Enjoy an afternoon of climbing, pretending and exploring different kinds of vehicles at this year’s Touch–a–Truck event, Friday, May 3,

Central Ohio Fire Museum

Stepping into Firefighting History

Step inside the 1908 restored City of Columbus Fire Station #16, where we pay tribute to our firefighter's past, present,

Upper Arlington Public Library (@Tremont Road Branch)

Drop-In Tech Play

Stop by and explore some cool technology! Code a pair of robots for a race, create a circuit that powers

Ohio House of Representatives

Reaching for the Stars: Ohio’s Future in Supporting US Aviation and Aerospace Innovation

Join the Ohio House of Representatives Aviation and Aerospace Committee for an afternoon of fun, discovery, and inspiration.

Lancaster Parks and Recreation (@Charles Alley Memorial Park)

Park After Dark

Come join the outdoor education staff at Alley Park for some fun stations and activities in the park, afterdark. Activity

City of Hilliard Recreation and Parks Department (@ Municipal Park)

Community Egg Drop

Hatch a plan with your family to “egg”ineer a creative contraption to protect an egg that will be dropped from

City of London

How Do You S.T.E.A.M.

Calling all curious minds and creative spirits! The City of London is thrilled to present the "How Do You STEAM?"

The Works: Ohio Center for History, Art, & Technology

Curious Kids

Explore your world! Create, discover and dive into science with Curious Kids! Hands-on science fun for families with kiddos ages

City of Dublin (@Dublin Recreation Center)

Discover Esports

Explore the world of esports! Review what esports competitive gaming is, discover popular game titles and learn how to compete

the bee collective

Ecology On Tap

Ecology on Tap brings you live music and lighthearted talks about real science. We will have local music followed by

Crimson Coffee & Tea

Coffee Chemistry: Unraveling the science behind Coffee

There's a lot of science that goes into making a great cup of coffee. Unravel "The Science Behind Coffee" with