Events

Little Adventurers

Thursdays, 10:30am
A weekly program for children ages 3–5 and their adult(s) that features a nature-related story or theme and a related activity. Program lasts 30–45 minutes.

Free with admission. No pre-registration required.

Family Fun with the Columbus Zoo

Second Sundays of the Month, 2pm
Family friendly presentations feature different animals each month. 
Free with admission

Family Fun with American Girl

Saturday, February 25, 11am–2pm
Bring your doll for an American Girl celebration in the John F. Wolfe Palm House. American Girl Easton visits with American Girl inspired crafts and giveaways.
Free with admission.

Millennium Irish Dance

Saturday, March 4, 11am & 2pm
Millennium Academy of Irish Dance and Music performs traditional Irish Step Dancing to celebrate the coming of St. Patrick’s Day. 
Free with admission.

Blooms and Butterflies Opening Day

Saturday, March 11, 10am–2pm
Celebrate the return of butterflies at the Conservatory! Watch the butterflies take their first flight in the Pacific Island Water Garden. Children decorate a butterfly house to invite butterflies to their own garden.
$4 per butterfly house.

Pollinator Palooza

Saturday, June 24, 11am–3pm
No party would be as festive or delicious without the contribution of pollinators and the plants they pollinate. Learn about pollinators—bats, bees, butterflies and more—and celebrate National Pollinators Week during a fun-filled day with hands-on learning opportunities, crafts, demonstrations and a Citizen Science project.

Sponsored by The ScottsMiracle-Gro Company.

Free event on the ScottsMiracle-Gro Community Garden Campus. Rain or shine.