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EXPLORE ORANGE TOWNSHIP!  We offer the MOST comprehensive listings of Events, Meetings, Entertainment, News & Points of Interest in Orange Township, Ohio. 

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EXPLORING ORANGE TOWNSHIP - Find out about upcoming events, programs and meetings in our community right here on Orange Celebration! From parades to fireworks, sports events to movies in the park, from sledding snow covered hills to exchanging business ideas, you'll find it here! Discover links to valuable resources for your health and well being. Orange Township has many activities and resources - and you'll find them here!  Also, OrangeCelebration organizes many local events including the Annual Multi-Neighborhood Garage Sale and Halloween House Decoration Contest, and are sponsors in other local events including ZOOlentangy.  Plus offer our exclusive FREE DIRECTORIES of local events! Use our navigation menus or different topics to explore our website - and Orange Township.  Our service is made available through our gracious PARTNERS.  


Fundraisers in Orange Township

Access our Fundraiser page for important announcements about upcoming Fundraisers to help our community!

OrangeCelebration News

We're Growing!  New pages added, more local news, announcements, special services, plus more

Entertainment in Orange Township & Lewis Center, Ohio

From country to rock, Orange Township has you covered. Support local musicians, our future rising stars

Events & Activities in Orange Township

Events in our area. From crafts to hiking, and seminars to fundraisers, there's something for everyone!

Meetings, Clubs and Networking

Need to expand your network?  Link up with local businesses or social clubs through our local directory

Doing Business in Orange Township

Need help with Starting & Growing Your Business in Orange Township & Delaware County? Check out our resources!

Darlene Schaefer
CRT Realtors

Eyeshop Optical

Polaris Heating and Cooling

Delaware County District Library, Orange Branch

Taranto's Pizzeria

Kullberg Designs


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How-To Festival

Saturday, January 25, 2020 at 12 PM – 4 PM
Orange Branch, Delaware County District Library
7171 Gooding Blvd, Delaware, OH 43015

Make good on your New Year's Resolution to learn something new! Learn "How To" do a number of different things during the afternoon.

Join us at the Orange Branch Library for a special How-To Festival where community members and library staff members will introduce you to new skills, inside tips and new hobbies to try out in 2020! Sessions will take place in the Community Room at the top of the hour, and in the Programming Room at the bottom of the hour.  The lobby will also have information from some community partners like the Humane Society of Delaware County and the Friends of the Library.  learn more
Community Room

12:00 Orange Township Fire Department (How to Use a Fire Extinguisher)
1:00 AARP Tax Prep Team (How to File Taxes Online)
2:00 Luke Powers + Mandy Henning (How to Survive Eating Spicy Food)
3:00 Delaware Toastmasters (How to Deliver a Public Speech)

How-to Festival
Activity Room

12:30 Molly McIntosh (How to Learn ASL)
1:30 League of Women Voters Delaware County (How to Learn about 2020 Election Issues)
2:30 Nicole Fowles, Sam Valesky and Bridget Gormley (How to Plan Your Disney Vacation)
3:30 Mount Carmel Fitness Center (How to Stretch - For Every Body)

Wander & Wonder

Submit your photos to the photo exhibit Wander & Wonder: Picture Your Metro Parks.  Deadline is January 26th. 

Frozen Adventure Party

Tuesday, January 28, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Orange Branch, Delaware Library

An event with crafts, games, stories, and songs for the whole family from the Disney movies Frozen and Frozen 2. Join us for an evening full of adventure from the land of Arendelle. We will tell stories and sing everyone's favorite songs from the movies. We will have games, crafts, and maybe even a surprise guest! 



Summer Camps, Orangecelebration.com

Delaware County Summer Camp Expo

Let’s talk summer! February 1, 10am - 1pm.
Join 30 plus organizations at the Second Annual Strengthening Families Delaware County CAMP EXPO!  This free event will be a family, fun-filled featuring summer Central Ohio options for Pre-K through 12th grade. Food trucks, raffle giveaways, and interactive demonstrations are included throughout the day.  LEARN MORE


Our Partners

The following local businesses and organizations help support our efforts!
WANT TO BE A PARTNER? Please access our SUPPORTERS PAGE for details.

News and Updates

Road Projects in Orange Township 2020 - Article about some of the road projects scheduled for this year and beyond. LEARN MORE

Coyotes have been spotted in Orange Township. What do you do if a coyote is in your backyard? Here are some helpful tips to keep safe. LEARN MORE

January scheduled events for Orange Branch, Delaware County District Library - Complete list of events for this month. Also included are board meeting dates for 2020.  Find it on our Events page by scroll down towards bottom of page or click here: LEARN MORE

Changes coming to Orange Township facility rental process - As of Tuesday, January 7, 2020, there will now be changes to how you can rent Orange Township rooms and shelters!  LEARN MORE

Winter Fun at our Parks - Whether its sledding, ice skating or Winter Hikes, our Metro Parks and Orange Township Parks offer something for everyone. You'll need to check to see if ponds are safe for ice skating for you and your families safety. METRO PARKS and ORANGE TOWNSHIP

Looking for a place to purchase a live Christmas tree? Check out our exclusive directory of places in our area.  LEARN MORE

Orange Township Fall 2019 Newsletter (PDF) - READ IT HERE

Stay Safe - Block Watch & House Check - The Delaware County, Ohio Sheriff's Office conducts home & business checks. Before heading out of town, call 740-833-2800 or complete an online form at delawarecountysheriff.com (Forms) to have the police keep an extra eye on your home/property. LEARN MORE

The article 'Cyberbulling: What Schools and Teachers Can Do' has been moved to the School page. READ IT HERE

We are pleased to welcome our newest supporter, Polaris Heating and Cooling, LLC.   Founded in 2012, Polaris Heating and Cooling provides high quality services to local residents in the Columbus area. We are honored to service Delaware and Franklin counties. We proudly install Trane equipment but service and repair all major brands (i.e. Carrier, Lennox, Bryant, etc).  Contact them for a FREE quote.  LEARN MORE

Ohio Libraries Offer Free Legal Resources - Finding accurate legal information and forms can be surprisingly difficult. Ohio Legal Help is the only legal resource that specifically addresses Ohio’s complicated legal landscape, and now every library in the State of Ohio will offer this free resource to Ohioans.  LEARN MORE

Walk.Bike.Ohio is the Ohio Department of Transportation's first plan to focus on walking and biking policies and programs around the state. When complete, it will guide Ohio's bike and pedestrian transportation policies and investments in infrastructure and programs.  Please take a few moments to fill out this survey. Your feedback will help build a better understanding of the current state of walking and biking in Ohio. Thank you!  TAKE SURVEY

Our deepest appreciation to Darlene Schaefer, CRT Realtors, for renewing her Partnership for another year. Thank you for believing in us and helping Orange Celebration grow.  If you are buying or selling your home be sure to contact Darlene. Her expertise and knowledge of the real estate market will afford you the best experience. FIND OUT MORE

OUR ANNUAL GARAGE SALE WAS A BIG SUCCESS!  Our Orange Township Mega-Neighborhood Garage Sales Results - From comments we received, this year's annual neighborhood garage sale was a huge success. Find out more about this year's event!  READ MORE

Big Walnut Interchange Project - Discussions regarding the Big Walnut Interchange Project which would help relieve congestion at I-71, Polaris and Gemini Rds has become a priority, according to  MORPC (Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission). Actual date of the project has not been announced, but for all of us who are affected by the traffic issues on a daily basis, it will not be soon enough. LEARN MORE

Winner of our Orange Express Email Sign-Up Drawing - Just by being a subscriber to Orange Express automatically enters you into our random drawings. Our most recent winner is Kelli Peterson who won a dozen Krispy Kreme donuts!  Be sure you're signed up for Orange Express for a chance to win, too!

Submit Your Orange Township Zoning Permit Online.  The program allows applicants to submit zoning permits online and access status updates of submissions. You can also submit a complaint or violation in regards to zoning issues. LEARN MORE

Parent Teachers Organizations in Orange Township - We have included more information and resources about our schools for parents and students. It is listed in order by Elementary Schools, Middle Schools and High Schools.  LEARN MORE

Delaware Trails - There is a new website and facebook page for those interested in the paths and trails in Delaware. is intended to promote the current and future trails and paths of Delaware, OH through education and awareness. FIND OUT MORE

Olentangy Crossings - Orange Township has created a map showing what's under construction, under review and remaining vacant lots in the Olentangy Crossing area. VIEW MAP

Planning a block party in Orange Township? It is now required for all communities to file for a Block Party Application through the township. Cost is $25 when requesting a street to be closed for the party. Applications are reviewed by the Zoning Department, Roads Department and Fire Department for public safety. Applications can take 7 to 14 business days, so please keep this in consideration when planning. Official road closure barricades will be dropped off prior to the party and picked up afterwards. Closing a road without permission will be addressed by the Delaware County Sheriff's Office. LEARN MORE

OrangeCelebration.com was proud to help support the Heroes Not Forgotten 5K Fundraiser to honor our veterans in 2019. For information on how to participate in this important and exciting event dedicated to raise money to help build the Orange Township Veterans Memorial, please follow this link: LEARN MORE

DID YOU KNOW that OrangeCelebration.com has help promote over 200 performers and bands in our community? Over the past 4 years OC has listed music events every week for local talent (up and coming stars) for our local bars, restaurants and events. Check it out current listings on our MUSIC PAGE 

Orange Township Trustee Meetings - Meetings are the 1st and 3rd Mondays of each month, 10 AM or 6 PM.  Meetings are held at Orange Township Hall, 1680 E. Orange Rd, Lewis Center, OH 43035.  SCHEDULE

For you convenience, we adding Olentangy School information - You'll find it on our Sports page, which is now School/Sports page. We started with a directory of all the schools in our area, plus more information and resources is being added. Of course, if you have something you would like to contribute, please contact us. SPORTS PAGE 

Report blocked railroad crossings to Federal Railroad Administration - With continued issue of trains blocking Orange Rd and Lewis Center Rd, please submit rail safety issues to the PUCO Rail Division using the online PUCO "Contact Us" form or by calling the Rail Division at (614) 466-1150. 

Delaware County Sheriff's Department Offers Access to Incident Reports Online  To continue our philosophy of transparency and for the convenience of the public, the Sheriff’s Office is pleased to unveil our new online access to incident reports.  If you prefer to speak with us directly to make your request, call 740-833-2872 or visit: www.delawarecountysheriff.com.

It has come to the attention of Orange Township that someone is posting a notice on mailboxes to paint your address numbers on the curb in front of your home. Painting address numbers on the curb is not an Orange Township requirement nor a requirement by the Post Office, Sheriff's Office or Fire Department. Additionally, this work should not be done without a Right-of-Way permit from the Township or County.  


For up-to-date traffic information, construction information and road conditions, 24-hours a day, visit Ohgo.com

Delaware County Named Healthiest in State for 3rd Year in a Row - The annual Rankings provide a revealing snapshot of how health is influenced by where we live, learn, work and play. They provide a starting point for change in communities. LEARN MORE

2019 Road Construction Guide, Delaware County, Ohio - List county and township road projects, plus 2019-20 projects. PDF FILE. LEARN MORE

Does your organization have an event or activity coming up in our community you would like to share with the public? Do you have a club or special interest group with regular meetings? Simply send us your information so we can list it for FREE on our website and social media sites. To get started click here.

Grow Your Business in Orange Township

Visit our business page with information on starting, expanding and keeping your business healthy. Highlights include Delaware Does Entrepreneur Gathering, DCDL Free Access to Online Business Courses, plus other resources and contacts.  

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