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Westerville A CITY WITHIN A PARK...AND SO MUCH MORE!

Official 2017 Community & Events Guide

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Welcome to Westerville Modern and nostalgic all at once, Westerville is a place that embraces its heritage while working to shape the future. You’ll find relaxing places and opportunities for adventure with a small-town feel just minutes from everything Columbus has to offer. It’s no wonder Westerville was chosen as a Best Hometown by Ohio Magazine in 2015! Westerville is also a great place for business development and expansion. With city-owned utilities including a community data center, the city provides an extensive infrastructure to support local businesses. Whether you’re here for a lifetime or a day, you belong here in Westerville – A City Within a Park and so much more! We’re 10 miles northeast of downtown Columbus and 10 miles north of the airport. It’s an easy trip to either the Easton Town Center or Polaris Fashion Place Mall. Stop by our Visitors Center at 20 W. Main St., visit us on the Web at www.VisitWesterville.org or follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/visitwesterville. 4

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CONTENTS What to See & Do . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Come Out & Play. . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Explore the Arts. . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Grab a Bite . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Stay the Night . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Westerville Areas of Interest Maps. . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Calendar of Events . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Cover and contents photo by Gary Gardiner, TheGardinerGallery.com

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Important Contacts All numbers are (614) area code

City Contacts Fire/Medical/Police Emergency. . . . . . . . . . . 911 City Manager’s Office. . . . . . . . . . . . . 901-6400 Clerk of Council. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 901-6410 Finance Department. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 901-6440 Parks & Recreation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 901-6500 Westerville Community Center . . . . . . 901-6500 Planning & Development Department. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 901-6650 Police Division Headquarters. . . . . . . . 901-6450 Service Department. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 901-6740 Utility Billing. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 901-6430 Westerville Senior Center. . . . . . . . . . 901-6560

Area Contacts John Glenn Columbus International Airport. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 239-4083

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COTA Bus Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 228-1776 Mount Carmel St. Ann’s Hospital. . . . . 898-4000 Westerville Main Post Office. . . . . . . . 882-2243 Westerville Area Chamber of Commerce. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 882-8917

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What to See & Do

Historic Uptown Westerville Historic Uptown Westerville 614-794-0401 www.uptownwestervilleinc.com Once known as The Dry Capital of the World, Westerville and its Uptown District have come a long way since the days of Prohibition. Uptown has retained its beauty and historic charm while gaining a vibrant mix of unique shops, restaurants, coffee houses, art galleries and convenient service businesses all within an easy stroll from nearby off-street parking. Uptown is home to the 72,000-square-foot Westerville Public Library, Otterbein University, the Hanby House Museum and the Temperance Row Historic District. Visit soon to enjoy this unique blend of old and new. The Hanby House     160 W. Main St. 614-891-6289, 1-800-600-6843 www.hanbyhouse.org Be sure to plan a tour of the Hanby House, recognized by the National Park Service as a significant Underground Railroad site. It was home to Bishop William

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Hanby, co-founder of Otterbein University, an abolitionist and a “conductor” on the Underground Railroad. His son, Benjamin, was the composer of more than 80 folk songs and hymns, including “Darling Nelly Gray,” a popular song of the Civil War era, and Christmas favorite “Up on the Housetop.” The house is one of three United Methodist Heritage Landmarks in Ohio. A video presentation introduces the story of the family. Visitors are led through five rooms of antiques from the mid- to late 1800s, including Ben’s original flute, desk and sheet music. The kitchen garden, maintained by the Westerville Garden Club, features plants that were used for household purposes between 1850 and 1890. Open weekends May-September from 1 to 4 p.m. Christmas Open House is the first Tuesday in December and the following weekend. Groups and private tours welcomed March-December by appointment. See www. hanbyhouse.org  for family history, calendar and contact information.

Temperance Row Historic District (above) and AntiSaloon League Museum

cal History Center, with displays, photographs and materials on Westerville, including assistance with Westerville genealogy research. The second floor is home to the John R. Kasich Congressional Collection, consisting of documents, photographs and memorabilia donated by Governor Kasich. The Anti-Saloon League Museum and the Local History Center are open Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Saturdays closed for lunch 1 to 2 p.m.). The Kasich collection is open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Guided, self-guided and group tours are available, and researchers are welcome. Temperance Row Historic District Vicinity of Park, Grove, Walnut and University streets 614-794-0401 The homes on Temperance Row were built in the early 1900s by the leaders of the Anti-Saloon League of America, who brought their headquarters to Westerville, known for years thereafter

Anti-Saloon League Museum 126 S. State St. 614-882-7277 x2160 www.westervillelibrary.org/Anti Saloon/history/history.html Prohibition in the U.S. gave rise to gangsters, bootlegging and jazz. The Anti-Saloon League of America, headquartered in Westerville, was the group most responsible for the passage of the 18th Amendment. The Westerville Public Library’s Anti-Saloon League Museum is housed in the League’s old headquarters building and contains artifacts and temperance materials printed by the ASL. Westerville was once known as the “Dry Capital of the World.” The building also houses the Westerville Lo- The Hanby House

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as the “Dry Capital of the World.” These crusaders were not only successful in achieving national Prohibition, but also in constructing some of the most architecturally interesting homes of their day and our own. The district is listed on the National Register of Historic Places for its significance in local, state, national and architectural history. First Responders Park 374 W. Main St. 614-794-0401 Westerville’s history of community service dates back to 1860, when the city’s first fire department was formed. The dedication of fire, police and dispatch personnel, past and present, are celebrated in the inspirational setting of First Responders Park. In addition to a sculpture, known as The Crossing, by Steve Geddes and Bob Moore, the park includes a piece of World Trade Center Steel measuring 18 feet tall, 4 feet wide and weighing 2.3 tons. This piece was part of the federal investigation into the collapse of the towers. It once spanned the 98th-101st floors on the north face of WTC 1, which was struck by a 767 aircraft at 8:46 a.m. on Sept. 11, 2001.

Austin E. Knowlton Center for Equine Studies

First Responders Park

Austin E. Knowlton Center for Equine Studies 600 N. Spring Rd. 614-823-3020 www.otterbein.edu/equine The Austin E. Knowlton Center for Equine Science is home to the Otterbein University’s Equine Science Department and nationally recognized equestrian program. The facility accommodates 52 horses and has a 100-foot-by-300-foot indoor arena, a 200-foot-by-300-foot outdoor arena and a well-equipped crosscountry schooling field that includes a water jump installed in 2016. Our students learn by doing; many classes offer hands-on experiences while preparing them for graduate school, veterinary technology careers or business opportunities in the $112 billion equine industry. A new minor in Equine Assisted Activities and Therapies attracts community programs including PBJ Connections and Special Olympics. For event updates, visit www.otterbein.edu/equine.

Otterbein University

Otterbein University 1 S. Grove St. 614-890-3000 www.otterbein.edu Otterbein University is a small, private university nationally recognized for its intentional blending of liberal arts and professional studies through its renowned Integrative Studies curriculum and its commitments to experiential learning and community engagement. It enrolls approximately 2,400 undergraduate and 400 graduate students. Otterbein maintains a strong commitment to service in the Westerville community and beyond and offers a full schedule of community lectures, theater, music, art and sporting events. Otterbein’s 140-acre campus sits on the north end of Temperance Row in the heart of Westerville and includes the historic Towers Hall, constructed in 1871. To learn more about Otterbein, visit www.otterbein.edu. www.visitwesterville.org

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Come Out & Play Westerville is situated in the midst of 6,000 acres of parkland, which includes city parks, metro parks and a Columbus reservoir. Whatever outdoor activities you enjoy, you’ll find them in one of our beautiful nature areas.

Westerville Community Center Westerville Parks & Recreation www.westerville.org/parks www.acitywithinapark.com Come out and play with the Westerville Parks and Recreation Department, where you can discover the natural beauty of Westerville among a variety of park landscapes or discover something about yourself in more than 2,000 recreation and leisure programs offered annually. Our award-winning department offers a variety of services and programs to residents and visitors of all ages and abilities. Westerville Parks and Recreation maintains an extensive park system – including more than 29 miles of leisure paths and trails. For a complete list of Westerville parks, visit www.westerville.org/parks.

Highlands Park Aquatic Center Alum Creek Park North 221 W. Main St. Alum Creek Park North is the City’s first park, dedicated in 1936. It includes an amphitheater, a shelter house, a cabin for the Boy Scouts, basketball courts, sand volleyball and a playground. This spring will bring a replacement playground complete with slides, a simulated rock-climbing wall,

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large play-web, Neos 360, rope bridge, timber trail bridge and kids-only clubhouse. The Kiwanis train and swing set will be repositioned to create a fun, safe play area for children of all ages. Boyer Nature Preserve 452 E. Park St. Boyer is a unique site that has so much to explore in its diverse and natural habitat. It is rare to find wetlands in the middle of a suburban neighborhood. The central pond has a lot of interesting wetland plants and wildlife species. The annual Make a Difference Day is held here to clear out invasive plant species. Community Center 350 N. Cleveland Ave. 614-901-6500 For four years straight, the Westerville Community Center has been voted “Best Recreation Center” in Columbus Parent’s Best of Columbus and offers fitness equipment, indoor track, zero-depth pool, lap pool and lazy river, as well as a climbing wall, indoor playground and meeting space. Highlands Park Aquatic Center 245 S. Spring Rd. 614-901-POOL Stay cool by the pool in Westerville. The four-year-old aquatic center is open Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend and features a slide tower with both a speed slide and body slide, a zero entry toddler and leisure pool with a children’s slide, a spray playground, a lazy river, and an eight-lane, 25-meter pool with a diving well. Highlands Park Aquatic Center was voted “Best Outdoor Municipal Pool” in the 2014 Columbus Parent Best of Columbus Awards. Visitors are welcome!

Legacy Train Depot 115 E. Park St. The Westerville Legacy Train Depot is located at Hanby Park in the Uptown Historic District behind the Westerville Public Library and Anti-Saloon League Museum. The Train Depot is adjacent to the 325-mile continuous on- and off-road Ohio to Erie Trail that connects Cleveland to Cincinnati through the cities of Columbus and Westerville. Resembling a typical train station from years gone by, it serves trail users with trail head parking, yearround family restrooms and fireplace. Slightly north of the Train Depot, along the Westerville recreational path, the sheds of Cellar Lumber feature a 100-footlong, 16-foot-tall community mural. The Mural on the Path displays positive images of healthy living, diversity, unity and hope for all to enjoy. Millstone Creek Park 745 N. Spring Rd. Millstone Creek Park was voted “Best Outdoor Playground” in the 2014 Columbus Parent Best of Columbus Awards. This inclusive park offers a nature play area, sports fields, a shelter with family restrooms, access to the Westerville Bike & Walkway and a boundless playground. The all-access structure gives everyone the ability to enjoy the park. From ramps to hard-framed swings and a feature called the AeroGlider, there are many elements specially placed to accommodate different physical limitations. Otterbein Lake Along Alum Creek leisure path, near Main Street and Collegeview Road 614-794-0401 In 2003, a group of volunteers began the journey of turning a dirt quarry into a beautiful wildlife-friendly lake. Today, an overlook allows safe fishing and lake observation. Waterfowl and many species of turtles are just some of the wildlife you might see as you follow the bike path until it crosses Alum Creek via an historic iron truss bridge.

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Sharon Woods Metro Park 6911 Cleveland Ave. 614-891-0700 www.metroparks.net With 761 acres of forests and open fields, Sharon Woods is a place of quiet beauty on Westerville’s western border. Families will enjoy the playground areas and picnic shelters. Bicyclists and joggers will enjoy the park’s four miles of paved trails. Those seeking a quieter walk can explore the 320-acre Edward S. Thomas State Nature Preserve or loop around the 11-acre Schrock Lake on nearly 3 miles of gravel nature trails. Numerous seasonal pools associated with the swamp forest communities are present and provide critical spring breeding habitat for amphibians and other wildlife.

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Columbus and Franklin County Metro Parks in the Westerville Area

Sharon Woods Metro Park

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Inniswood Metro Gardens 940 S. Hempstead Rd. 614-895-6216 www.inniswood.org Inniswood Metro Gardens was once the 37-acre estate of sisters Grace and Mary Innis. Today, Inniswood is a 121-acre scenic botanical garden and nature preserve that is a continual source of inspiration for central Ohioans of all ages. Streams and woodlands filled with wildflowers and wildlife provide a majestic backdrop to the beautifully landscaped gardens and lawns. Inniswood Metro Gardens is free and open daily throughout the year from 7 a.m. to dark. Visitors will enjoy the seasonal beauty of the gardens and natural areas as they stroll along the trails and paved pathways.  Blendon Woods Metro Park 4265 E. Dublin-Granville Rd. 614-891-0700 www.metroparks.net Blendon Woods contains spectacular stream-cut ravines with exposed ripple rock sandstone and open fields surrounded by beech-maple and oak-hickory forests. The 653-acre park is a great place to see a variety of songbirds, waterfowl and other wildlife, especially the flock of wild turkeys meandering about in search of food. The 118-acre Walden Waterfowl Refuge with its 11-acre Thoreau Lake provides a sanctuary for hundreds of birds, ducks and other wildlife. Open year-round, it features two elevated observation shelters with spotting scopes for viewing waterfowl. Visit the Nature Center and have a picnic at one of the reserveable or first-come-first-served picnic shelters. Winter activities include a skating pond, a cross-country ski trail and a kids’ sled hill.  

Inniswood Metro Gardens

Rocky Fork Metro Park 7180 Walnut St. 614-891-0700 www.metroparks.net Rocky Fork Metro Park opened in August 2015, and features more than 3 miles of walking trails that wind through woods and fields. There is a bridle trail, a dog park, an offleash trail for dogs, a play area for kids and a large shelter for family picnics. Enjoy sitting in the big wooden chairs as you look for wildlife in the open fields.

Blendon Woods Metro Park

Columbus Recreation and Parks Hoover Reservoir and Nature Preserve Operated by the Columbus Recreation and Parks Department and Columbus Watershed Division

Rocky Fork Metro Park

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Columbus Recreation and Parks 1111 E. Broad St. Columbus, OH 43205 (614) 645-3300 www.columbusrecparks.com Hoover Reservoir Park offers over 4,700 acres of peaceful and serene landscape on the eastern edge of Westerville. The park and lake provide guests with a range of recreational activities, including picnicking, hiking, boating and fishing. For bird-watching enthusiasts, the park offers a wide variety of bird types ranging from common to rare. This includes frequent sightings throughout the year of the American Bald Eagle. The park also features the 27-hole Brent Hambrick Memorial Disk Golf Course. www.visitwesterville.org

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Explore the Arts Westerville boasts a rich arts community. Check our Calendar of Events beginning on page 21 for more information.

St., and the Otterbein History Wall on the third floor of Roush Hall. The Department of Music also offers public performances of opera, symphony, marching band and student choral groups.

Westerville Symphony Otterbein University    Theatre Box Office 614-823-1109 Department of Music 614-823-1508 Gallery Information 614-823-1792 www.otterbein.edu Renowned for its Department of Theatre and Dance, Otterbein  stages many productions including plays, musicals and a dance concert for the community in the Fritsche Theatre at Cowan Hall and the Campus Center Theatre each year. The Department of Art displays art by students, faculty, the University collection and visiting exhibits in the Miller Gallery, 33 Collegeview Rd.; Fisher Gallery in Roush Hall, 27 S. Grove St.; and the Frank Museum of Art, 39 S. Vine St. Be sure to visit the rotating Historic Costume Collection on the second floor of Roush Hall, which features garments donated by alumni and friends representing different eras from history. Permanent exhibits on campus include the Presidents’ Gallery, a historical and artistic display of all the University presidents, on the second floor of Towers Hall, 1 S. Grove

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Westerville Symphony 614-899-9000 www.WestervilleSympony.org The symphony is comprised of approximately 80 professional and semi-professional musicians under the direction of Maestro Peter Stafford Wilson. A big city performance in a small town atmosphere awaits you! Up to 3 Masterworks Series concerts are held annually. Call 614-899-9000 or visit www.WestervilleSymphony.org for concert dates and tickets. Westerville Community Bands 614-890-6820 www.westervillebands.org Although Westerville has had a continuing community band presence since 1869, the current version of the Westerville Community Concert Band (WCB) was established in January 1989, formed by core members of the North American/ Rockwell Concert Band. Now with over 80 musicians, the group is led by Music Director Larry Klabunde. The WCB carries out its mission to make music available to everyone, regardless of income, and performs its concerts free of charge. The band’s season offers entertainment for all ages. Curtain Players Theatre   5691 Harlem Rd. Galena, OH 614-360-1000 www.curtainplayers.org Situated in a charming historic building, once an old country church, Curtain Players community theater is conveniently located less than 20 minutes from each of the northeast suburbs of Columbus. The intimate and comfortable 78-seat venue is on the east side of the Hoover Reservoir (east of Westerville and north of New Albany). For more than 50 years, Curtain Players has provided accessible and affordable theater experiences, accumulating awards for high-quality production, direction and acting.

Otterbein University Frank Museum of Art Westerville Parks and Recreation Civic Theatre 614-901-6512 www.westerville.org The Westerville Parks and Recreation Civic Theatre is a community-based theatrical experience that gives residents an opportunity to explore and live the arts. For more information on how to get involved and show dates, please call 614901-6512. Westerville Community Choir 614-648-8806 www.facebook.com/westerville communitychoir A community choir for everyone who wants to sing! Join us for community building, beautiful singing, performances and fun! The Arts Council of Westerville artscouncilwesterville@gmail.com The Arts Council of Westerville (ACW) is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to encourage participation in and appreciation of the arts in the Westerville area. ACW envisions the arts as an integral part of the education and lifelong learning experience of a healthy and vibrant community. The Arts Council provides venues to connect a wide variety of arts and the community, such as writers in the literary arts, performance art including dance and theater, all forms and styles of music and all visual arts. Membership is encouraged and open to everyone including artists, artisans, art groups, businesses and individuals that are friendly to the arts. For further information, contact us via email. Westerville Art League www.westervilleartleague.com The purpose of the Westerville Art League (WAL) is to bring together those interested in art, to stimulate interest in art and to promote art in the community. The group meets  at 6:30 p.m. on the fourth Tuesday of each month, September through May, at the Westerville Public Library. The meetings are open to the public. For more information, visit our website. www.visitwesterville.org


Grab a Bite Quaint eateries and coffee houses, old-fashioned family dining, sport pubs and more. When it comes to meal time, let your visit to Westerville be an opportunity to branch out! Here are just a few of the many options right here in Westerville.

101 Beer Kitchen 817 Polaris Pkwy. Westerville, OH 43082 614-776-4775 Seasonal, hand-crafted products alongside friendly service with uncomplicated, comfortable style. www.101beerkitchen.com City Barbeque 600 S. State St. Westerville, OH 43081 614-823-8890 Hand-rubbed, quality smoked meats and scratch-made sides. www.citybbq.com Duck Donuts 825 Polaris Pkwy. Westerville, OH 43082 614-896-6450 Donut shop. Coffee shop. Breakfast and brunch. www.facebook.com/duckdonuts. Columbus.OH Gena’s Restaurant 5947 S. Sunbury Rd. Westerville, OH 43081 614-895-0089 Home of the Greatest American Pecan Roll. Come in hungry to try Gena’s Pancake Challenge! www.genasrestaurant.com Giammarco’s Pizza and Pasta 6030 Chandler Court Westerville, OH 43082 614-895-8890 Every dish is made fresh to order. Join our spring to fall bocce league. www. giammarcos.com

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Great Asian Restaurant 1176 County Line Rd. Westerville, OH 43082 614-818-3939 Chinese, sushi, Asian fusion. www. greatasianrestaurant.com Harry Buffalo 6150 S. Sunbury Rd. Westerville, OH 43081 614-794-1600 Serving bison burgers: leaner and meaner than chicken. Las Margaritas 706 N. State St. Westerville, OH 43082 614-568-0600 Fresh, authentic Mexican specialties. www.lasmargaritascolumbus.com Lucky House 56 E. Schrock Rd. Westerville, OH 43081 614-898-9860 Dine in, carry out. Sunday brunch buffet served 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. www.lucky houseohio.com MCL Restaurant & Bakery 76 E. Schrock Rd. Westerville, OH 43081 614-818-1700 Succulent meat, hearty vegetables, healthy salads, fresh-baked breads and homemade desserts. www.mymclmeal.com Monte Carlo Italian Kitchen 610 W. Schrock Rd. Westerville, OH 43081 614-890-2061 Generously sized entrees to satisfy any appetite plus subs, pizza and kids’ dinners. www.montecarloitaliankitchen.com

Panera Bread 782 N. State St. Westerville, OH 43082 614-797-9200 555 S. State St. Westerville, OH 43081 614-865-1212 We’ve achieved our goal: food without artificial preservatives, sweeteners, flavors or colors from artificial sources. www.panerabread.com Pasquale’s Pizza & Pub 558 W. Schrock Rd. Westerville, OH 43081 614-882-6200 Authentic Italian cuisine, including pizza, salads, homemade pasta, subs and pastries. www.pasqualespastahouse. com/westerville Q2 China Bistro 472 Polaris Pkwy. Westerville, OH 43082 614-898-1988 Traditional family recipes and skillful creations prepared by experienced master chefs from the mainland of China. www. facebook.com/Q2Bistro The Rusty Bucket 400 Polaris Pkwy. Westerville, OH 43082 614-890-3663 “Upbeat, fun and great food” describes this friendly neighborhood tavern. www. myrustybucket.com Sunny Street Café 44 N. State St. Westerville, OH 43082 614-899-6113 Delicious breakfast and lunch served all day. Friendly staff and warm, cozy environment! www.sunnystreetcafe.com Time & Change Neighborhood Grill & Bar 1186 County Line Rd. Westerville, OH 43082 614-895-1329 Westerville’s best kept secret! www. facebook.com/TimeAndChangeBar Wendell’s Pub 925 N. State St. Westerville, OH 43081 614-818-0400 The Wendell’s menu features fresh and flavorful dishes to satisfy even the most discerning palates. www.wendells.net Yabo’s Tacos 7097 State Rt. 3 Westerville, OH 43082 614-212-4090 Mouth-watering tacos, homemade soups, fresh salads and bodacious burritos, including the Massive Yabo. www. yabostacos.com/Westerville Westerville Visitors & Convention Bureau

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A. ZenKidz Play Cafe and Coffee Shop 43 E. Home St. 614-890-7529 Children’s indoor play place, coffee house and birthday parties. B. Meza Wine Shop 48 N. State St. 614-259-3101 Wine tastings daily, unique wines from around the world. www.mezawineshop.com C. Whit’s Frozen Custard 46 N. State St. 614-392-0802 Whit’s Frozen Custard is made fresh daily. We offer vanilla, chocolate and a flavor of the week. You can choose from many different toppings. www.whits custard.com D. Uptown Deli and Brew 41 N. State St. 614-891-BEER Serving carefully crafted sandwiches, soups and salads, and a deli counter where you can buy artisan meats, cheeses and breads. Home to Temperance Row Brewing Company. www.uptown deliandbrew.com E. Red Apron Pizza 10 E. Main St. 614-818-2697 Family owned and operated. Home of the 20” Pizza. Fresh-made pizza, salads and subs. www.redapronpizzaco.com F. Heavenly Cup 25 N. State St. 614-392-1225 A quaint, community-based coffee shop located in the old Holmes Hotel on the corner of State and Main streets, serving everything from brewed coffee to smoothies, and delicious pastries to pair with your favorite beverage. G. Old Bag of Nails Pub 24 N. State St. 614-794-6900 Named after the London pub where Paul McCartney met first wife Linda Eastman, this cozy, uniquely British pub features weekly specials. Be sure to try the signature fish and chips. www.oldbagof nails.com Motorcoach friendly

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H. Shirley’s Gourmet Popcorn Co. 15 N. State St. 614-800-4642 Featuring gourmet popcorn made the old-fashioned way to make sure each mouth-watering handful is fresh-tasting and theater-good. www.shirleyspopcorn.com

O. Good Vibes Winery 2 S. State St. 614-392-2202 Good Vibes Winery is the only urban winery in Westerville, bringing the best of the world’s premier wine regions to Uptown. www.goodvibeswinery.com

I. Asterisk Supper Club 14 N. State St. 740-516-1594 Afternoons: Relax at our teahouse. Evenings: Converse over cocktails. Always: Eat well. Comfort food from scratch. An inclusive spot with an exclusive feel. www.asterisksupperclub.com

P. Schneider’s Bakery 6 S. State St. 614-882-6611 Award-winning bakery where the locals go. A favorite of Otterbein University students for decades. www.schneidersbakery.com

J. 8 State Bistro 8 N. State St. 844-283-4448 Approachable upscale dining in the heart of Uptown Westerville, offering modern American cuisine with a nod to the building’s historic past. www.8statebistro.com K. Koble Greek and Italian Grill 7 N. State St. 614-882-6366 Offerings range from authentic Greek cuisine to homemade Italian fare. Koble offers a full bar with craft beer and signature drinks, evolving with the seasons. www.koblegrill.com L. Graeter’s Ice Cream 1 N. State St. 614-895-0553 A staple of Historic Uptown Westerville, Graeter’s serves up a wide selection of gourmet ice creams and candies. www. graeters.com M. Jimmy V’s Grill and Pub 1 S. State St. 614-865-9090 Featuring original specialty recipes and modern adaptations of Mediterranean/ American cuisine, in the heart of Historic Uptown Westerville. Seasonal seating on our beautiful patio. www.jimmyvspub.com N. Thai Grille 15 E. College Ave. 614-865-4515 The menu features traditional Thai fare, such as pad Thai and curries, but the specialty is grilled meats served with Thaiinspired sauces. thaigrille.blogspot.com

Q. Java Central Coffee, Cafe + Gallery 20 S. State St. 614-839-0698 Large, comfortable coffee house featuring custom roasted gourmet coffee and espresso, as well as specialty drinks, fresh baked muffins and scones, and lunch offerings such as sandwiches and wraps. Live music every weekend. Enjoy local art on display year-round. www.java-central.com R. Westerville Grill 59 S. State St. 614-794-7200 Featuring homemade American diner standards like meatloaf and prime rib. Order breakfast all day or choose from fresh, half-pound burgers as well as sandwiches including the Classic Reuben and Fried Bologna. www.facebook.com/ WestervilleGrill S. Cucinova 79 S. State St. 614-423-4282 Pizza, pasta or salad made from scratch and your creativity! www.cucinova.com T. Dairy Queen 84 S. State St. 614-899-2253 Locally owned since 1979. U. Northstar Café 109 S. State St. 614-394-8992 “Best Power Lunch,” “Best Burger,” “Best Brunch,” “Best Organic,” “Best Vegetarian” and numerous other 2005-2016 Best of Columbus Awards from Columbus Monthly, Crave, 614 Magazine, Columbus Alive, Columbus CEO and Columbus Parent Magazine. www.thenorthstarcafe.com www.visitwesterville.org


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4. Corbin’s Saloon / 39 W. Main Historical Site

5. Westerville Bike Shop / 29 W. Main A small, honest bike shop

6. David Myers Art Studio / 7 W. Main Original art, private art instruction

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Stay the Night Red Roof Inn 909 S. State St. Westerville, OH 43081 614-890-1244 www.redroof.com

Choose a homeaway-from-home that puts you close to Westerville and the other attractions central Ohio has to offer. Here is just a sampling of the lodging options available to you. The Westerville Visitors and Convention Bureau can help you find the right location to meet your needs.

Embassy Suites Hotel 2700 Corporate Exchange Dr. Columbus, OH 43231 614-890-8600 www.columbus.embassysuites.com Fairfield Inn & Suites (Marriott) 9000 Worthington Rd. Columbus, OH 43082 614-568-0770 www.fairfieldinn.com Four Points by Sheraton 8505 Pulsar Place Columbus, OH 43240 614-844-5888 www.starwoodhotels.com

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Hampton Inn & Suites/Easton 4150 Stelzer Rd. Columbus, OH 43230 614-473-9911 1-800-HAMPTON www.hamptoneaston.com Hampton Inn & Suites Columbus/Polaris 8411 Pulsar Place Columbus, OH 43240 614-885-8400 www.hamptoninnpolaris.com Hilton Garden Inn 8535 Lyra Dr. Columbus, OH 43240 614-846-8884 www.HiltonGardenInn.Hilton.com Hilton Columbus/Polaris 8700 Lyra Dr. Columbus, OH 43240 614-885-1600 www.Hilton.com Holiday Inn Express 8670 Orion Place Columbus, OH 43240 614-781-6100 www.hiexpress.com

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UPCOMING EVENTS Westerville Community Prayer Breakfast supporting WARM Thursday May 4, 6:30-8:30am Westerville Community Center. A morning celebrating fellowship, prayer and community. 2017 theme is Hear Us, Forgive Us, Heal Us.

WARM 45th Anniversary Celebration July 29, Villa Milano A celebration of transformation and provision. For details visit www.warmwesterville.org. Join us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram. Thank you for 45 years!

Westerville Area Kids Lunch Club May 30 - August 14 various locations. FREE program; children 18 and under at risk of hunger. Nutritious meals and activities during the summer recess from school.

The Great Westerville Food Truck Fest - supporting WARM September 10, 12-7pm Admission is FREE. Gourmet Grub, Community Service Project, Live Entertainment, All day kids activities. Donations accepted throughout the day.

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Artistic Evolution Animated Adventures

Magic Nate leaves ‘em laughing – without saying a word Otterbein Summer Camps Good Eats Club

Uptown Sweets Heroic Volunteers A WARM Delivery

The Uptown Shuffle is Back

WWII vet’s memories help keep community informed

New Uptown Restaurants Westerville Bicycle Club OtterFit Program Winter Charitable Events

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An original town center since 1858, Uptown Westerville offers a unique shopping experience nested between Polaris and Easton on Route 3.


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Art/Communication Department Collegeview Center Clements House /President’s Home Otterbein Police Sigma Delta Phi Tau Epsilon Mu Center for Student Success Tau Delta Hanby House Dunlap-King Hall The Commons on Park St. Service Department Womens Club Thrift Shop Battelle Fine Arts Center Science Center 155 W. Home St/Theme 162 W. Home St/Theme 154 W. Home St/Theme 146 W. Home St/Theme Memorial Stadium Davis Hall Davis Annex

BY NUMBER Pi Beta Sigma (64) Pi Kappa Phi (36) Psychology Department (29) Rike Physical Education Building (26) Roush Hall (32) Science Center (15) Scott Hall (57) Service Department (12) Sigma Alpha Tau (27) Sigma Delta Phi (5) Soccer Field (60) Softball Field (24) Student Affairs Office (49) Tau Delta (8) Tau Epsilon Mu (6) Tennis Courts (59) The Commons on Home St. (54) The Commons on Park St. (11) Theta Nu (51) Towers Hall (31) Womens Club Thrift Shop (13) Zeta Phi (63)

146 W. Home St/Theme (19) 154 W. Home St/Theme (18) 155 W. Home St/Theme (16) 162 W. Home St/Theme (17) 25 W. Home Street Hall (61) 46 W. Home St/Theme (52) Art/Communication Department (1) Austin E. Knowlton Center (66) for Equine Science Baseball Field (25) Battelle Fine Arts Center (14) Business Office/HR (62) Campus Center (44) Career Planning (45) Cellar House/Marketing (34) Center for Student Success (7) Chapel (47) Clements Hall (48) Clements House/President’s Home (3) Clements Recreation Center (23) Clippinger Hall (40) Collegeview Center (2) Community Engagement (42)

Courtright Memorial Library (30) Cowan Hall/Fritshe Theatre (38) Davis Annex (22) Davis Hall (21) DeVore Hall (55) Dunlap-King Hall (10) Engle Hall (58) Epsilon Kappa Tau (41) Eta Phi Mu (33) Financial Aid (46) Frank Museum of Art (65) Garst Hall (56) Hanby Hall (50) Hanby House (9) Hancock House/Advancement (37) Health Center (53) Howard House/Alumni (35) Kappa Phi Omega (43) Lambda Gamma Epsilon (39) Mayne Hall (28) Memorial Stadium (20) Otterbein Police (4)

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Calendar of Events

All dates, times and locations subject to change. Additional event information can be found at www.VisitWesterville.org.

April 1-8 Otterbein University presents Damn Yankees 8 p.m. April 1, 6, 7, 8; 2 p.m. April 2; Fritsche Theatre at Cowan Hall, 30 S. Grove St. Middle-aged baseball fanatic Joe Boyd agrees to run the bases with the Devil so that his favorite team, the Washington Senators, have the chance to win the pennant against the dreaded New York Yankees. Amidst his transformation to star slugger Joe Hardy, he realizes the true worth of the life he’s left behind and has to find a way to outsmart his fiery adversary before his soul is lost for eternity. The winning score by Adler and Ross and a devilish book by George Abbot feature “Whatever Lola Wants, Lola Gets,” “(You Gotta Have) Heart” and many more home-run hits! Call 614-823-1109 or email boxoffice@otterbein.edu for show hours. 1-9 Curtain Players Theatre presents Rabbit Hole by David Lindsay-Abaire 8 p.m. April 1, 7, 8; 2 p.m. April 2, 9; Curtain Players Theatre, 5691 Harlem Rd., Galena Pulitzer Prize-winning drama about a family dealing with a life-shattering accident. Tickets are available at www.curtainplayers.org or by calling 614-360-1000. $17 for adults and $15 for senior citizens and students. 8 Taking Tea with Major Pauline Cushman 10 a.m.-noon, Hanby House, 160 W. Main St. Learn about tea history and etiquette before enjoying a light meal. Listen as Major Pauline Cushman (as portrayed by Valerie Hamill) shares stories of her dar-

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ing deeds as a Yankee spy behind Confederate lines. The first known female military veteran, Cushman was promoted to Major in the U.S. Cavalry by President Lincoln. After tea, stroll through Hanby House, a site on the Underground Railroad. (This event is not recommended for children.) Reservations required. Reserve seats at 800-600-6843 or hanby house@yahoo.com. $20. 8 Easter Beg Hunt 1-4 p.m., Uptown Westerville www.uptownwestervilleinc.com 9 Choo Choo 9 Miler and 5K Kids’ run 8:45 a.m., 9 Miler and 5K 9 a.m., Alum Creek Park North, 221 W. Main St. We’re holding both 9-mile and 5K run/ walk events, as well as a free kids’ run. $45 for 9 Miler; $30 for 5K. Contact Andy Harris: 614-314-9698, aharris@columbus running.com. 9 Westerville Community Concert Band/Grove City Community Winds Combined Concert 3 p.m., Westerville Central High School, 7118 Mt. Royal Ave. www.westervillebands.org 9 String Orchestra featuring Lee Siu-Leung, erhu 7 p.m., Grace Lutheran Church, 100 E. Schrock Rd. The Otterbein University String Orchestra performs with Lee Siu-Leung, master of the erhu, the traditional bowed instrument of China. www.otterbein.edu 16 Shredding Day 9 a.m., Hoff Woods Park, 556 McCorkle Blvd. Shred it. www.westerville.org

20 Jazz Series 8 p.m., The Old Bag of Nails Pub, 24 N. State St. 22 Hoover Invitational Rowing Regatta 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Hoover Reservoir, Sunbury Road at Walnut Street Hosted by the Westerville Rowing Association. A total of 900 high schoolaged rowers on 25 teams from the state of Ohio, contiguous states and Canada will compete. For more information, contact Betsy Binnig at HooverRegatta@gmail. com. www.westervillecrew.org 22 Adoption Event 10 a.m., Captivating Canines, 12 E. Main St. The CHA Animal Shelter will be at Captivating Canines with animals looking for their fur-ever home. www.facebook.com/ captivatingcanines 22 Combined Choirs 8 p.m., Fritsche Theatre at Cowan Hall, 30 S. Grove St. Ohio University Department of Music presents its Combined Choirs. www. otterbein.edu 23 Starry Night 2-6 p.m., Westerville North High School, 950 County Line Rd. The fifth annual Starry Night learning festival offers experiences with experts from Columbus’ premier educational, business and community organizations. www.westervillepartnersforeducation.org 23 Westerville Symphony presents Masterworks III 5 p.m., Fritsche Theatre at Cowan Hall, 30 S. Grove St. $25. www.westervillesymphony.org

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26-May 19 The Joy of Spring David Myers Art Studio & Gallery, 7 W. Main St. M-F, noon-5pm Featuring the art of Studio Artists and Parkside Village Artists. Artists Reception Friday, April 28th, 6-9p.m. www.david myersart.com 27 Taste of Westerville 6-9 p.m., The Lakes Golf & Country Club, 6740 Worthington Rd. Annual event to showcase the delicious culinary offerings our Westerville Area Chamber of Commerce members have to offer. www.westervillechamber.com 27-29 Westerville North High School presents The Wonderful Wizard of Neverland 7 p.m., Westerville North High School, 950 County Line Rd. www.wnhstheatre.org 28 Mount Carmel St. Ann’s 4th Friday: Uptown Alive 6-9 p.m., Uptown Westerville Spend the fourth Friday of each month, April through September in Uptown Westerville! Enjoy 100-plus street vendors, food carts, live entertainment, kids’ activities, extended hours in the Uptown shops and much more! April’s Uptown Alive showcases the history, shopping, dining and art that give life to Uptown. www.visit westerville.org 28-30 Westerville South High School presents Grease 7 p.m. April 28, 29; 2 p.m. April 30; Westerville South High School, 303 S. Otterbein Ave. www.westerville.k12.oh.us 28-30 Westerville Central High School presents Guys and Dolls 7:30 p.m. April 28, 29; 1:30 p.m. April 29, 30; Westerville Central High School, 7118 Mt. Royal Ave. Tickets $10. www.wchstheatre.org 29 Katie Dunning Spring Dance 6-8:30 p.m., Westerville Community Center, 350 N. Cleveland Ave. www.westervillecivitan.org 30 Exhibit Unveiling and Reader’s Theatre Westerville Public Library, 126 S. State St. The Westerville Public Library’s Local History Center will unveil a new exhibit and host a dramatic presentation about World War I. www.westervillelibrary.org

May 4 Westerville Community Prayer Breakfast 6:30-8:30 a.m., Westerville Community Center, 350 N. Cleveland Ave. The National Day of Prayer is an annual observance held on the first Thursday of May, inviting people of all faiths to pray for our nation. It was created in 1952 by a joint resolution of the United States Congress and signed into law by President Harry S. Truman. Tickets can be purchased via Paypal on our website. For more information and sponsorship opportunities, please call 614-899-0196 or email Cheryl Wooten: cheryl@warmwesterville.org. www. warmwesterville.org 5 Uptown Friday Night – Cruise in Uptown 6-8 p.m., Uptown Westerville The first Friday of the month, Uptown merchants invite car owners to show off their vehicles, classic or not. Stores stay open until 8 p.m. www.uptownwestervilleinc.com 5-21 Curtain Players Theatre presents Trevor by Nick Jones 8 p.m. May 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20; 2 p.m. May 14, 21; Curtain Players Theatre, 5691 Harlem Rd., Galena Comedy-drama about a retired showbiz chimp and his middle-aged widow caretaker. Tickets are available at www. curtainplayers.org or 614-360-1000. $17 for adults and $15 for senior citizens and students. www.curtainplayers.org 10, 17, 24, 31 Uptown Westerville Farmers’ Market 3-6 p.m., corner of North State and East Home streets Each Wednesday, May through October. Fresh-picked. Fresh-baked. Home-grown. Home-made. All Ohio. With a season roster of 20-plus vendors, UWFM features organic, chemical-free and conventionally grown produce; a choice selection of artisan foods, meats, poultry and eggs; and flowers and plants. www.marketwednesday.com

Mount Carmel St. Ann’s 4th Friday 12 Uptown Friday Night – Arts in Uptown 6-8 p.m., Uptown Westerville The second Friday of the month, Uptown merchants stay open until 8 p.m. and feature artist events. www.uptown westervilleinc.com 13 Westerville Garden Club Plant Sale 8 a.m.-3 p.m., Masonic Lodge, 130 S. State St. Annual Plant Sale: annuals, perennials, baskets, vegetable plants, garden art and much more! Contact Name: Vickie Muse. Phone: 614-560-4596. Email: muses@columbus.rr.com. www. westervillegardenclub.com 19 Uptown Friday Night – Unplugged 6-8 p.m., Uptown Westerville The third Friday of the month, Uptown merchants stay open until 8 p.m. and feature musicians on the street and in various venues. www.uptownwestervilleinc.com 20 Adoption Event 10 a.m., Captivating Canines, 1 2 E. Main St. The CHA Animal Shelter will be at Captivating Canines with animals looking for

11 The Breathing Association’s Mother’s Day Luncheon 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Villa Milano Banquet & Conference Center, 1630 Schrock Rd. The Breathing Association’s 10th annual Mother’s Day luncheon honors Janet Jackson. Purchase tickets or sponsorship at www.breathingassociation.org. Mistress of Ceremonies: Jane Grote Abell. For more information, contact Jennifer at jennifer.hutchinson@breathingassociation. org. www.breathingassociation.org Party at the Creek

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20 Westerville Education Foundation Mini-Golf Fundraiser 10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Westerville Mini-Golf & Batting Cages, 450 W. Schrock Rd. www.westervilleeducationfoundation.com

26 Westerville’s Believe it or Not 7:30-9 p.m., Westerville Public Library, 126 S. State St. Presented by the Westerville Historical Society. www.westervillehistory.org

21 Westerville Concert Band Spring Concert 3 p.m., Westerville Central High School, 7118 Mt. Royal Ave. 614-890-6820. www.westervillebands.org 24-July 14 The Art of Intuition II Noon-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, David Myers Art Studio & Gallery, 7 W. Main St. M-F Featuring the abstract art of David Myers and the studio artists. Opening reception Friday, May 26, 6-9 p.m.  www.david myersart.com 25 Party at the Creek 6-8 p.m., Alum Creek Park North, 221 W. Main St. Explorations of nature, tours of scenic green spaces and waterways, and family-friendly fun are the featured themes of Party at the Creek. Local nature and environmental groups will be on hand, in addition to boater safety demonstrations, canoeing, food and entertainment. www. westerville.org or 614-901-6500.

27 Hoover Sailing Club Open House 1-4 p.m., Hoover Reservoir, Sunbury Road at Walnut Street Discover sailing at Hoover Sailing Club! Join us for our annual Open House. Bring your family and friends. Take a free sailboat ride on one of our fleet boats. Email: info@hooversailingclub.com. Contact Name: Sarah Hoctor. Phone: 614-7870530. Email: shoctor@mac.com.

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2 Uptown Friday Night – Cruise in Uptown 6-8 p.m., Uptown Westerville The first Friday of the month, Uptown merchants invite car owners to show off their vehicles, classic or not. Stores stay open until 8 p.m. www.uptownwestervilleinc.com 3 Lions Club Annual Chicken Dinner 4-7 p.m., American Legion Post 171, 393 E. College Ave. All proceeds benefit Lions’ philanthropic programs. www.westervillelions.org 4 Sounds of Summer Concert 6:30-8:30 p.m., Alum Creek Amphitheatre, 221 W. Main St. Free! www.westerville.org or 614-901-6500.

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26-29 Field of Heroes 24 hours a day from 1 p.m. May 26-1 p.m. May 29, Westerville Sports Complex, 325 N. Cleveland Ave. On Memorial Day weekend 2017, the Westerville Sunrise Rotary Club will host the Ninth Annual Field of Heroes across from the Westerville Community Center. The Field of Heroes is a unique opportunity for our community members to honor their personal heroes, whoever they are: a family member, a friend, a veteran, a member of the armed services, a favorite teacher, a police officer, a firefighter or any other person who has made an impact on their lives. The Field of Heroes is a spectacular visual display of 3,000 American flags. The 3-by-5-foot flags stand 8 feet tall in perfect rows and columns across a field of green. The field is set up so that visitors can walk among the flags, reading dedications and reflecting upon their personal heroes. www.fieldofheroes.com 26 Mount Carmel St. Ann’s 4th Friday: Back to Nature 6-9 p.m., Uptown Westerville Spend the fourth Friday of each month, April through September in Uptown Westerville! Enjoy 100-plus street vendors, food carts, live entertainment, kids’ activities, extended hours in the Uptown shops and much more! May’s Back to Nature brings the great outdoors to you with ideas and opportunities to

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7, 14, 21, 28 Uptown Westerville Farmers’ Market 3-6 p.m., corner of North State and East Home streets Each Wednesday, May through October. Fresh-picked. Fresh-baked. Home-grown. Home-made. All Ohio. With a season roster of 20-plus vendors, UWFM features organic, chemical-free and conventionally grown produce; a choice selection of artisan foods, meats, poultry and eggs; and flowers and plants. www.marketwednesday.com 9 Uptown Friday Night – Arts in Uptown 6-8 p.m., Uptown Westerville The second Friday of the month, Uptown merchants stay open until 8 p.m.

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and feature artist events. www.uptown westervilleinc.com 10 Taking Tea with John Parker 10 a.m.-noon, Hanby House, 160 W. Main St. Learn about tea history and etiquette before enjoying a light meal. Then John Parker (as portrayed by Anthony Gibbs) will share stories of his life and work on the Underground Railroad. Following the presentation, take a tour through Hanby House, a site on the Underground Railroad. Contact Name: Pamela Allen, Site Manager. Phone: 800-600-684. Email: hanbyhouse@yahoo. com. www.hanbyhouse.org 11 Sounds of Summer Concert 6:30-8:30 p.m., Alum Creek Amphitheatre, 221 W. Main St. Free! www.westerville.org or 614-901-6500. 15-24 Curtain Players Theatre presents Alice by Ara Vito Thursdays-Satudays, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Alum Creek Amphitheatre, 221 W. Main St. Family-friendly story based on Lewis Carroll’s classic Alice in Wonderland tales. Produced in partnership with City of Westerville Parks and Recreation Department. This is a free presentation. www. curtainplayers.org 16 Uptown Friday Night – Unplugged 6-8 p.m., Uptown Westerville The third Friday of the month, Uptown merchants stay open until 8 p.m. and feature musicians on the street and in various venues. www.uptownwestervilleinc.com 16 Classic Movie Dusk, Everal Barn & Homestead, 60 N. Cleveland Ave. www.westerville.org 16 Uptown Shuffle 5:30-8 p.m., Uptown Westerville Hosted by the Westerville Area Chamber of Commerce’s Young Professional’s Network, this adult scavenger hunt in Uptown Westerville includes a pre- and after-party at the Old Bag of Nails Pub. www.westervillechamber.com

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17 Polynesian Pancake Luau Breakfast @ Columbus Children’s Festival 10 a.m.-noon, grounds of Westerville North High School, 950 County Line Rd. What better way to start off a hot summer day than catching flying pancakes in full-on hula mode? Feel free to don your best Hawaiian look, and we’ll even top it off with a lei! Our Luau Breakfast is part of the family fun of the Columbus Children’s Festival on Saturday, June 17. Don’t miss your opportunity to meet the Polynesian Princess, in celebration of Disney’s Moana! Enjoy the flying pancakes from Chris Cakes.

Two breakfast time slots to choose from. This is a limited time offer. www. kidslinked.com 17 Columbus Children’s Festival 10 a.m.-4 p.m., grounds of Westerville North High School, 950 County Line Rd. Come play at Kidslinked.com’s sixth annual Columbus Children’s Festival, presented by Meijer and sponsored by the Westerville Visitors & Convention Bureau. Enjoy free parking and free admission for a day filled with a fun run/ walk, youth sports tournaments and clinics, dance competition, family activities, giveaways, entertainment, fun zone, and more! Register at www.kidslinked.com. 18 Sounds of Summer Concert 6:30-8:30 p.m., Alum Creek Amphitheatre, 221 W. Main St. Free! www.westerville.org or 614-901-6500. 21 Family Concert 6:30-8:30 p.m., Alum Creek Amphitheatre, 221 W. Main St. Free! www.westerville.org or 614-901-6500. 23 Mount Carmel St. Ann’s 4th Friday: Safety Fest 6-9 p.m., Uptown Westerville Spend the fourth Friday of each month, April through September in Uptown Westerville! Enjoy 100-plus street vendors, food carts, live entertainment, kids’ activities, extended hours in the Uptown shops and much more! June’s Safety Fest is the perfect way to learn safety from the people who know. Join the Westerville Division of Police and fire for fun activities and information for kids and adults. www.visit westerville.org 24 Adoption Event 10 a.m., Captivating Canines, 12 E. Main St. The CHA Animal Shelter will be at Captivating Canines with animals looking for their fur-ever home. www.facebook.com/ captivatingcanines 24 Honor Flight Pancake Breakfast 7:30-10:30 a.m., American Legion Post 171, 393 E. College Ave. A fundraiser for the 2017 Westerville community-sponsored Honor Flight. Sponsored by the Westerville for Honor Flight Committee. www.honorflightcolumbus.org 24-25 Relay for Life of Westerville 3 p.m.-9 a.m., Westerville North High School, 950 County Line Rd. A fundraising event open to the community to help end the fight against cancer. Contact name: Sarah Thomas. Contact phone: 888-227-6446, ext. 3213. Contact email: sarah.thomas@cancer.org. www.visitwesterville.org


25 Sounds of Summer Concert 6:30-8:30 p.m., Alum Creek Amphitheatre, 221 W. Main St. Free! www.westerville.org or 614-901-6500. 28 Family Concert 6:30-8:30 p.m., Alum Creek Amphitheatre, 221 W. Main St. Free! www.westerville.org or 614-901-6500.

July 1 Jazz at the Amp 4-8 p.m., Alum Creek Amphitheatre, 221 W. Main St. Join us for Jazz at the Amp concert of the summer. Co-sponsored by Westerville Parks and Recreation and Jazz 98.5. Don’t forget your blankets, chairs and even a picnic dinner. www.westerville.org 2 Sounds of Summer Concert 6:30-8:30 p.m., Alum Creek Amphitheatre, 221 W. Main St. Free! www.westerville.org or 614-901-6500. 4 Rotary Club of Westerville Independence Day Celebration 8 a.m., 5K Rotary Run & Walk; 9:15 a.m., Rotary Children’s Run at Alum Creek Park North; 1 p.m., Rotary Parade and WARM Community Food Drive (food will be collected along the parade route) – South on State Rt. 3 from St. Paul Church to Electric

Avenue, ending at Westerville South High School; 10 p.m., celebration concludes with a 104.9 The River simulcast fireworks display All-day concerts at Westerville South High School featuring Phil Dirt and the Dozers, the Westerville Symphony and more starting after the parade. Weather permitting, there will be bounce houses for the kids. This is central Ohio’s destination spot for our nation’s birthday! For more information, visit www.westervillerotary.com. 5, 12, 19, 26 Uptown Westerville Farmers’ Market 3-6 p.m., corner of North State and East Home streets Each Wednesday, May through October. Fresh-picked. Fresh-baked. Home-grown. Home-made. All Ohio. With a season roster of 20-plus vendors, UWFM features organic, chemical-free and conventionally grown produce; a choice selection of artisan foods, meats, poultry and eggs; and flowers and plants. www.marketwednesday.com 5 Family Concert 6:30-8:30 p.m., Alum Creek Amphitheatre, 221 W. Main St. Free! www.westerville.org or 614-901-6500.

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Music & Arts Festival offers something of interest for every age group! Admission is $1. Kids 16 and under are free! 8 Jazz at the Amp 4-8 p.m., Alum Creek Amphitheatre, 221 W. Main St. Join us for Jazz at the Amp concert of the summer. Co-sponsored by Westerville Parks and Recreation and Jazz 98.5. Don’t forget your blankets, chairs and even a picnic dinner. www.westerville.org 9 Sounds of Summer Concert 6:30-8:30 p.m., Alum Creek Amphitheatre, 221 W. Main St. Free! www.westerville.org or 614-901-6500. 12 Family Concert 6:30-8:30 p.m., Alum Creek Amphitheatre, 221 W. Main St. Free! www.westerville.org or 614-901-6500. 13-15 LEGO Competition Westerville Public Library, 126 S. State St. Kids ages 6-12 are invited to build creations on July 13 that will then be on display for judges and the general public on July 14. Reception for participants and their families to be held on July 15. www. westervillelibrary.org

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14 Uptown Friday Night – Arts in Uptown 6-8 p.m., Uptown Westerville The second Friday of the month, Uptown merchants stay open until 8 p.m. and feature artist events. www.uptown westervilleinc.com 15 Jazz at the Amp 4-8 p.m., Alum Creek Amphitheatre, 221 W. Main St. Join us for Jazz at the Amp concert of the summer. Co-sponsored by Westerville Parks and Recreation and Jazz 98.5. Don’t forget your blankets, chairs and even a picnic dinner. www.westerville.org 16 26th Annual WesterFlora Free Garden Tour – A City in Bloom 1-7 p.m., throughout Westerville WesterFlora has been voted by Garden Club of Ohio as Ohio’s Best Residential Garden Tour! Attendees travel from throughout Ohio and beyond with an average of 500 to 800 individuals attending each year. Approximately 12 Westerville gardens are featured. The garden tour experience is enhanced with artists painting and singers and musicians performing. Brochures for the 2017 tour will be available online approximately two weeks before the tour, including entertainment information, and printed copies will be available at the Westerville Community Center, Westerville Public Library and Hoover Gardens. For more information, visit www.westerflora.com. 16 Sounds of Summer Concert 6:30-8:30 p.m., Alum Creek Amphitheatre, 221 W. Main St. Free! www.westerville.org or 614-901-6500. 19 Family Concert 6:30-8:30 p.m., Alum Creek Amphitheatre, 221 W. Main St. Free! www.westerville.org or 614-901-6500. 21 Touch-a-Truck 10 a.m.-noon, Westerville Sports Complex, 325 N. Cleveland Ave. 614-901-6500 or www.westerville.org.

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21 Uptown Friday Night – Unplugged 6-8 p.m., Uptown Westerville The third Friday of the month, Uptown merchants stay open until 8 p.m. and feature musicians on the street and in various venues. www.uptownwestervilleinc.com 21 Classic Movie Dusk, Everal Barn & Homestead, 60 N. Cleveland Ave. www.westerville.org 22 Adoption Event 10 a.m., Captivating Canines, 12 E. Main St. The CHA Animal Shelter will be at Captivating Canines with animals looking for

Touch-a-Truck their fur-ever home. www.facebook.com/ captivatingcanines 23 Sounds of Summer Concert 6:30-8:30 p.m., Alum Creek Amphitheatre, 221 W. Main St. Free! www.westerville.org or 614-901-6500. 26 Family Concert 6:30-8:30 p.m., Alum Creek Amphitheatre, 221 W. Main St. Free! www.westerville.org or 614-901-6500. 27 Ice Cream Social, Music and Stories 7 p.m., Westerville Public Library, 126 S. State St. Enjoy live music and ice cream on the library’s front lawn. Stories for kids to be held in the meeting rooms. www.wester villelibrary.org 28 Mount Carmel St. Ann’s 4th Friday: World Bazaar 6-9 p.m., Uptown Westerville Spend the fourth Friday of each month, April through September in Uptown Westerville! Enjoy 100-plus street vendors, food carts, live entertainment, kids’ activities, extended hours in the Uptown shops and much more! Explore customs, cultures and cuisine during July’s World Bazaar. www.visitwesterville.org 29 45th Anniversary of the Westerville Area Resource Ministry Time TBA, Villa Milano Banquet & Conference Center, 1630 Schrock Rd. Visit www.warmwesterville.org for details. 29 Jazz at the Amp 4-8 p.m., Alum Creek Amphitheatre, 221 W. Main St. Join us for Jazz at the Amp concert of the summer. Co-sponsored by Westerville Parks and Recreation and Jazz 98.5. Don’t forget your blankets, chairs and even a picnic dinner. www.westerville.org www.visitwesterville.org


30 Tapestry of a Town Walking Tour 1-5 p.m., throughout Westerville Join the Westerville Habitat Partnership on a fascinating journey through Westerville history, including the Anti-Saloon League Museum, Hanby House, private residences and other locations important to the fabric of our town. www.tapestry ofatown.org 30 Sounds of Summer Concert 6:30-8:30 p.m., Alum Creek Amphitheatre, 221 W. Main St. Free! www.westerville.org or 614-901-6500.

August 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 Uptown Westerville Farmers’ Market 3-6 p.m., corner of North State and East Home streets Each Wednesday, May through October. Fresh-picked. Fresh-baked. Home-grown. Home-made. All Ohio. With a season roster of 20-plus vendors, UWFM features organic, chemical-free and conventionally grown produce; a choice selection of artisan foods, meats, poultry and eggs; and flowers and plants. www.marketwednesday.com 2 Family Concert 6:30-8:30 p.m., Alum Creek Amphitheatre, 221 W. Main St. Free! www.westerville.org or 614-901-6500.

4 Uptown Friday Night – Cruise in Uptown 6-8 p.m., Uptown Westerville The first Friday of the month, Uptown merchants invite car owners to show off their vehicles, classic or not. Stores stay open until 8 p.m. www.uptownwestervilleinc.com 5 Jazz at the Amp 4-8 p.m., Alum Creek Amphitheatre, 221 W. Main St. Join us for Jazz at the Amp concert of the summer. Co-sponsored by Westerville Parks and Recreation and Jazz 98.5. Don’t forget your blankets, chairs and even a picnic dinner. www.westerville.org

12 Jazz at the Amp 4-8 p.m., Alum Creek Amphitheatre, 221 W. Main St. Join us for Jazz at the Amp concert of the summer. Co-sponsored by Westerville Parks and Recreation and Jazz 98.5. Don’t forget your blankets, chairs and even a picnic dinner. www.westerville.org 13 Sounds of Summer Concert 6:30-8:30 p.m., Alum Creek Amphitheatre, 221 W. Main St. Free! www.westerville.org or 614-901-6500.

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19 Tea and Tunes with Steve and Lisa Ball 10 a.m.-noon, Hanby House, 160 W. Main St. After learning about tea history and etiquette, enjoy popular Civil War tunes and the stories behind them as Steve and Lisa Ball perform in period costume. Afterward, stroll through Hanby House, a site on the Underground Railroad, and learn the history of this amazing family. Contact Name: Pamela Allen, site manager. Phone: 800-600-6843. Email: hanbyhouse@yahoo. com. www.hanbyhouse.org 19 Jazz at the Amp 4-8 p.m., Alum Creek Amphitheatre, 221 W. Main St. Join us for Jazz at the Amp concert of the summer. Co-sponsored by Westerville Parks and Recreation and Jazz 98.5. Don’t forget your blankets, chairs and even a picnic dinner. www.westerville.org 23-Sept. 15 Canine Creations Noon-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, David Myers Art Studio & Gallery, 7 W. Main St. Featuring the art of studio artists and Parkside Village artists. Opening reception Friday, Aug. 25, 6-9 p.m.  www.david myersart.com 25 Mount Carmel St. Ann’s 4th Friday: Dog Days of Summer 6-9 p.m., Uptown Westerville Spend the fourth Friday of each month, April through September in Uptown Westerville! Enjoy 100-plus street vendors, food carts, live entertainment, kids’ activities, extended hours in the Uptown shops and much more! This event features vendors with dog related products and services, rescue groups with adoptable dogs and fun activities for people and their pooches. www.visitwesterville.org

September 1 Uptown Friday Night – Cruise in Uptown 6-8p.m., Uptown Westerville The first Friday of the month, Uptown merchants invite car owners to show off their vehicles, classic or not. Stores stay open until 8 p.m. www.uptown westervilleinc.com 2 Rock the ’Ville Noon-9 p.m., Uptown Westerville Uptown Westerville’s annual music fest. Come celebrate local food, music and spirits. www.uptownwestervilleinc.com 6, 13, 20, 27 Uptown Westerville Farmers’ Market 3-6 p.m., corner of North State and East Home streets Each Wednesday, May through October. Fresh-picked. Fresh-baked. Homegrown. Home-made. All Ohio. With a season roster of 20-plus vendors, UWFM features organic, chemical-free and conventionally grown produce; a choice selection of artisan foods, meats, poultry and eggs; and flowers and plants. www. marketwednesday.com 8 Uptown Friday Night – Arts in Uptown 6-8 p.m., Uptown Westerville The second Friday of the month, Uptown merchants stay open until 8 p.m. and feature artist events. www.uptown westervilleinc.com 8-24 Curtain Players Theatre presents Wendy Darling by Ira Hauptmann 8 p.m. Sept. 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23; 2 p.m. Sept. 17, 24; Curtain Players Theatre, 5691 Harlem Rd., Galena A world premiere production of a brand new script based on J.M. Barrie’s Peter Pan story. Tickets for playhouse productions are available at the Curtain Players website or by calling 614-360-1000. Ticket prices $17 for adults and $15 for senior citizens and students. www.curtainplayers.org

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10 Community Day Noon-7 p.m., County Line Road roadway The Great Westerville Food Truck Festival: A full day of family time featuring live music, children’s activities, a variety of food truck vendors and a community food packing service project that will benefit our hungry neighbors in need. Cops & Kids Day will bring cruisers, helicopters, motorcycles, tactical vehicles and K-9s to interact with and educate children about law enforcement. Arts and crafts, inflatable gyms and hands-on activities, including the always popular “Dunk-a-Cop” tank, are featured. The first 1,000 children receive goodie bags. www.westerville.org 10 WWI Cemetery Walk Otterbein Cemetery, 175 S. Knox St. Stroll among the gravesites as local historians share stories of veterans’ war experiences. www.westervillelibrary.org 11 9/11 Memorial Observance Noon-1 p.m., First Responders Park, 374 W. Main St. Never forget. Join us in honoring Westerville’s first responders as we remember 9/11 in the shadow of “C-40,” a piece of twisted steel originally near the impact site of the North Tower. www. westerville.org 15-16 Otterbein University Homecoming Throughout campus www.otterbein.edu 15 Uptown Friday Night – Unplugged 6-8 p.m., Uptown Westerville The third Friday of the month, Uptown merchants stay open until 8 p.m. and feature musicians on the street and in various venues. www.uptownwestervilleinc.com 21-Oct. 19 The Fifth Annual Artists of Parkside Village Exhibit Noon-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, David Myers Art Studio & Gallery, 7 W. Main St. Featuring the original works of the talented residents of Parkside Village. Opening  reception  Sept. 22,  6-9 p.m.  www. davidmyersart.com 22 Mount Carmel St. Ann’s 4th Friday: Fall Fest 6-9 p.m., Uptown Westerville Spend the fourth Friday of each month, April through September in Uptown Westerville! Enjoy 100-plus street vendors, food carts, live entertainment, kids’ activities, extended hours in the Uptown shops and much more! The WVCB is showcasing the diverse educational opportunities available here and the achievements of local students, including the students, staff and academic excellence of the www.visitwesterville.org


Westerville City School District. www. visitwesterville.org 23 Adoption Event 10 a.m., Captivating Canines, 12 E. Main St. The CHA Animal Shelter will be at Captivating Canines with animals looking for their fur-ever home. www.facebook.com/ captivatingcanines 30 Columbus Fall Classic Rowing Regatta 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Hoover Reservoir, Sunbury Road at Walnut Street Hosted by the Westerville Rowing Association. For more information, contact Betsy Binnig at HooverRegatta@gmail. com. www.westervillecrew.org

October 1 Ned Mosher Apple Butter Festival 1-5 p.m., McVay Elementary School, 270 S. Hempstead Rd. Apple cider pressing, apple butter making and samples. Banjo playing and – new this year – antique flea market tables. Come have a pulled pork sandwich and enjoy a tour of the 1860s log cabin. Contact Debbie Bennati at debennati@aol.com for additional info. 4, 11, 18, 25 Uptown Westerville Farmers’ Market 3-6 p.m., corner of North State and East Home streets Each Wednesday, May through October. Fresh-picked. Fresh-baked. Home-grown. Home-made. All Ohio. With a season roster of 20-plus vendors, UWFM features organic, chemical-free and conventionally grown produce; a choice selection of artisan foods, meats, poultry and eggs; and flowers and plants. www.marketwednesday.com

14 Small Standard Flower Show 1-5 p.m., Westerville Public Library, 126 S. State St. Horticultural and floral designs by the Westerville Garden Club. Open and free to the public. Contact: Vickie Muse. Phone: 614-560-4596. Email: muses@columbus. rr.com. www.westervillegardenclub.com

Featuring the art of David Myers and the studio artists. Original art, prints, notecards and gift certificates. www.david myersart.com

20-Nov. 5 Curtain Players Theatre presents Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? by Edward Albee 8 p.m. Oct. 20, 21, 27, 28, Nov. 3, 4; 2 p.m. Oct. 29, Nov. 5; Curtain Players Theatre, 5691 Harlem Rd., Galena The classic award-winning stage drama by Edward Albee. Tickets for playhouse productions are available at the Curtain Players website or by calling 614-3601000. Ticket prices are $17 for adults and $15 for senior citizens and students. www. curtainplayers.org

28 Westerville Central Arts & Crafts Bazaar 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Westerville Central High School, 7118 Mt. Royal Ave. Fun, funky and fabulous! Shop among the 120 inspiriting crafters who bring you stylish and contemporary items for you, your home and family! Our bake sale is second to none. holidaybazaar@sbcglobal.net

21 Adoption Event 10 a.m., Captivating Canines, 12 E. Main St. The CHA Animal Shelter will be at Captivating Canines with animals looking for their fur-ever home. www.facebook.com/ captivatingcanines 25-Dec. 24 Annual Studio Artists Exhibit & Sale Noon-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, David Myers Art Studio & Gallery, 7 W. Main St.

27 Midnight Madness 6 p.m.-midnight, Uptown Westerville www.uptownwestervilleinc.com

28 Uptown Dead Celebrity Pub Crawl Uptown Westerville www.uptownwestervilleinc.com

November 3 Golden Gala 6:30-10 p.m., Villa Milano Banquet & Conference Center, 1630 Schrock Rd. The Westerville Area Chamber of Commerce annual gala was previously known as the Evening of Elegance. www.westerville chamber.com

8 Fire Prevention Week Open House 1-4 p.m., Westerville fire stations Visit your local Westerville Fire Station to learn how to keep your family safe! Fire Station 111: 400 W. Main St. Fire Station 112: 727 E. Schrock Rd. Fire Station 113: 355 N. Spring Rd. www.westerville.org 14 Taking Tea with Mrs. Lincoln 10 a.m.-noon, Hanby House, 160 W. Main St. After a presentation on tea history and etiquette, enjoy our special Ann Hanby rose tea and light buffet. Then Mrs. President Lincoln (as presented by Barbara Brugler) will share stories from her childhood in Lexington; her move to Springfield where she met her husband, Abraham; and some tidbits about their arrival in Washington City. Brugler has presented Mary Lincoln for five years, performing in Manassas, Va. and Gettysburg, Pa. Contact Name: Pamela Allen, site manager. Phone: 800-600-6843. Email: hanbyhouse@yahoo. com. www.hanbyhouse.org www.visitwesterville.org

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4 Rotary Honors Veterans 5K Walk/Run 9 a.m., Alum Creek Park North, 221 W. Main St. Proceeds to benefit a veterans’ organization to be announced and the Rotary Club of Westerville. www.rotaryhonorsvets5k.com 4 Mark Twain Craft Bazaar 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Westerville North High School, 950 County Line Rd. More information about the Mark Twain Craft Bazaar will be available in July. www. facebook.com/MarkTwainCraftBazaar

25 Small Business Saturday Uptown Westerville Shop small, shop local on this national day. Meet the merchants who give you personalized help every day of the year. www.uptownwestervilleinc.com 26 Music in the Atrium 2 p.m., Westerville Public Library, 126 S. State St. Enjoy the sounds of the season with free concerts. Weekly performers will play a variety of styles and instruments. www. westervillelibrary.org

9 Jeanette Walls Author Visit 7 p.m., Westerville Public Library, 126 S. State St. Bestselling author of The Glass Castle and Half Broke Horses to visit Westerville. Includes presentation and book signing. www.westervillelibrary.org

December

18 Adoption Event 10 a.m., Captivating Canines, 12 E. Main St. The CHA Animal Shelter will be at Captivating Canines with animals looking for their fur-ever home. www.facebook.com/ captivatingcanines

1, 8, 15, 22 Home for the Holidays Uptown Westerville Uptown businesses stay open until 8 p.m. every Friday until Christmas. Enjoy luminaries that line the street as you shop. www.uptownwestervilleinc.com

19 Westerville Historical Society Annual Dessert Social and Program 7:30 p.m., Westerville Public Library, 126 S. State St. www.westervillehistory.org

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1 Westerville Tree Lighting Ceremony 7-8 p.m., City Hall Courtyard, 21 S. State St. Carols, candles and family fun! 614-9016500. www.westerville.org

1-17 Curtain Players Theatre presents Crimes of the Heart by Beth Henley 8 p.m. Dec. 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16; 2 p.m. Dec. 10, 17; Curtain Players Theatre, 5691 Harlem Rd., Galena

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A Pulitzer Prize-winning dark comedy about three eccentric disaster-prone sisters. Tickets are available at www.curtain players.org or 614-360-1000. $17 for adults and $15 for senior citizens and students. 2 W.A.R.M.-Rotary Holiday Food Drive 9 a.m.-noon The Rotary Clubs of Westerville, Otterbein Rotaract Club members and alumni, the high school Interact Clubs and W.A.R.M. volunteers will be collecting canned food donations for those in need this holiday season. The service groups will be collecting in areas of the city as well as accepting donations of non-perishable food and cash at the following drop-off locations: W.A.R.M. central office at 150 Heatherdown Dr., Westerville School District Administration Building at 936 Eastwind Dr., Westerville Area Kroger stores. The drop-off locations will receive donations from 9 a.m. to noon. For more information, visit www.westervillerotary. com or www.warmwesterville.org. 3 The Westerville Children’s Christmas Parade www.VisitWesterville.org 3, 10, 17 Music in the Atrium 2 p.m., Westerville Public Library, 126 S. State St. Enjoy the sounds of the season with free concerts. Weekly performers will play a variety of styles and instruments. www. westervillelibrary.org 8 Progressive Christmas Concert 7 p.m., Uptown Westerville Three Uptown Westerville churches host concerts featuring choirs and other music. Caped guides with lanterns lead participants from one church to the next. Proceeds benefit Westerville Habitat Partnership. www.westervillehabitat.com 16 4th Annual Uptown Ice Sculpture Tour Uptown Westerville Uptown Merchants display ice sculptures created by Rock on Ice. The illuminated sculptures are placed by 5 p.m. on Friday night and are out all weekend, weather permitting. Take a fun nighttime tour and see them while they last. www. uptownwestervilleinc.com 28 Phil Brown Basketball Classic 10 a.m.-8:30 p.m., Otterbein University Rike Center, 160 Center St. The girls and boys basketball teams from Westerville Central, North and South High Schools play three other teams. All proceeds benefit Westerville athletic programs. Game times are 10 a.m., 11:45 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 3:15 p.m., 5 p.m. and 6:45 p.m. For more information, visit www.westervillerotary.com.

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