Even during this week of parties and bad weather, there are educational events to enjoy. For the current week of Dec. 31 through Jan. 6, check out the events listed below, then if you don’t find what you're looking for, click on the hyperlinks and go to sites that list many other events.
At 1 p.m. on Jan.1, tour the historic Kelton House Museum at 586 East Town Street in downtown Columbus and learn more about the role our city has played in American history. The 19th century landmark has been beautifully restored, and was an important stop on the Underground Railroad. The tour lasts about an hour and tickets are only $6.
Free introductory classes in yoga basics and the body-mind connection will be offered by experienced staff at Yoga on High, 1081 N High St. (State Rte. 23), about two miles north of downtown Columbus. Classes in Ashtanga yoga and Kundalini yoga are scheduled for Jan. 2, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. A class in Hatha yoga will be held Jan. 3, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. To learn more, follow the hyperlink or call (614) 291-4444.
Lakeshore Learning Stores offers “Free Crafts for Kids” every Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at all locations. This Saturday, January 5, kids are invited to make colorful frames for their favorite photos. Classes are free. Click on the link for details, including the location of the store nearest you.
The Columbus Symphony Orchestra will perform for kids, Jan. 6, 3 p.m., at the Capitol Theatre, Vern Riffe Center, 77 S High Street. Prior to the concert, the young newcomers can play instruments in the lobby, work on craft projects related to music, and learn about conducting. The fun begins at 2 p.m. Tickets start at $12. Again, please click on the link to learn more.
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