Around Reynoldsburg


At Blacklick Woods
The following activities will be held at Blacklick Woods Metro Park, 6975 E. Livingston Avenue, Reynoldsburg (meet at Nature Center unless otherwise noted):
•Jan. 20, 2 p.m.: Needles and Cones – Take a half mile walkand learn how to identify conifers. Meet at Ash Grove Picnic Area.
•Jan. 26 and Feb. 23, 6-8 p.m.: Wildlife Observation Night – Catch a glimpse of nocturnal critters through the viewing windows.
•Jan. 31, 6 p.m.: Blue Moon Hike – Take a 2 mile hike that will only happen once in a blue moon.
•Feb. 3, 2 p.m.: Frigid Fungi – Take a 1.5 mile walk to look for mushrooms that persist in winter.
•Feb 4 & 11, 10 a.m.: Whooo’s Courting? – Take 1 mile walk to search for barred owls.
•Feb. 10-11, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.: Animal Courtship Display – Discover some of the fascinating ways wild animals attract a mate.
•Feb. 24-25, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.: Weather Wonders Display – View our display of the mighty world of extreme weather.
•Feb. 25, 1 p.m.: Frozen Swamp – Break through the ice of the swamp to scoop up tiny swimmers.

Keep Reynoldsburg
Beautiful meeting
Keep Reynoldsburg Beautiful meets the third Tuesday of each month at the Wesley Ridge Retirement Community’s Private Dinning Room, 2225 Taylor Park, Reynoldsburg, from 5:30-7 p.m. Email for information.

Eastland Performing Arts
Eastland Performing Arts will present the following shows this season at 6699 Livingston Avenue, Reynoldsburg: The Best of Broadway,” at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 18; “The Reduc’d Wizard of Oz,” 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. Feb. 9; “Tall Tales and Tiny Tails and Frisky Fun,” 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. Feb. 10; “Nine to Five,” 7:30 p.m. March 15-17 and 3 p.m. March 18; “Choreographer’s Showcase,” 7 p.m. April 26; “Dance Du Jour,” 8 p.m. April 26; “Playwright’s Workshop,” 2 p.m. May 14; “First Looks Senior Performance Projects,” 2 p.m. May 17. Tickets range from free to $9. For information call (614) 501-4071.

Reynoldsburg Sr. Center
The Reynoldsburg Senior Center is located at 1520 Davidson Drive, Reynoldsburg. You must be at least age 55 to join and the cost is $15 per year for Reynoldsburg residents and $20 per year for all others.
The center offers exercise classes, ballroom dancing, line dancing, yoga, tai chi, Silver Sneakers, arthritis exercise, art classes, craft classes, card games, tone and stretch as well as Zumba Gold. Other activities include, chorus, cornhole, current events, darts, horseshoes, ice cream socials, pickle ball, ping pong, pool, mahjongg, potlucks, guest speakers, and a Summer Community Concert Series. The center also offers regular blood pressure checks and yearly flu shoots, as well as tax preparation. There is a travel program that features day trips around Columbus and Ohio. Several times a year there are extended trips outside the state or outside the country.
For information call (614) 866-5890.

Preschool Fair
Parents of toddlers and preschoolers are invited for one stop shopping at the Reynoldsburg Preschool Fair on Jan. 18 from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Senior Center, 1520 Davidson Drive, Reynoldsburg. Admission is free. The fair will have representatives from child care and preschool organizations throughout the Reynoldsburg area. Find out about curriculum, prices, days of the week, teacher to student ratio and more. Also meet Reynoldsburg Parks and Recreation staff and learn more about recreational opportunities for preschoolers.

Winter Market
The Winter Market will be held Thursdays on Jan. 25 to Feb. 1, 15, 22 and March 1 from 4-7 p.m. (no market on Feb. 8) at the Senior Center, 1520 Davidson Drive, Reynoldsburg. Admission is free. Many of the summer farmer’s market vendors return plus a few new ones. There will also be crafters in lieu of seasonal produce vendors.
For information, call 614-322-6839 or visit or Facebook.

Daddy & Daughter Night
Daddy & Daughter Date Night will be Feb. 17 from 6:30—8 p.m. at the Senior Center, 1520 Davidson Drive, Reynoldsburg. The event is for girls in grades K-6 and their dads (or grandfathers, uncles, caregivers). It features dancing, music, pizza, dessert table, party favors, and other surprises. Cost is $33 per couple plus $12 per additional daughter for residents and $43 per couple plus $12 per additional daughter for non-residents.

Pizza and game night
The Violet Township Women’s League will meet Jan. 23 at the American Legion Hall, 7725 Refugee Road, Pickerington, at 7:15 p.m. The program is “Pizza and Game Night with Prizes.” The VTWL is open to all women of all ages living in Violet Township and the surrounding communities.
Visit for information. On Facebook search Violet Township Women’s League or contact by email: or call Linda Beal at 614-833-5797 or 614-578-5332.

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