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 - you'll find them here! We organize many local events including the Annual Multi-Nightborhood Garage Sale and Halloween House Decoration Contest, and are sponsors in other 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.
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"An almost perfect relationship with his father was the earthly root of all his wisdom." C.S. Lewis
Polaris Fashion Place is bringing back the summer concert series "LIVE @ Polaris," welcoming shoppers to enjoy free live musical entertainment and family-friendly activities every Thursday, now through August 22, from 6:45 PM to 9:15 PM. There will not be a concert on Thursday, July 4. Find out who's performing plus more on our MUSIC PAGE
A small-business contest that delivers big rewards. Win $100,000 for your small business plus other great prizes. Enter the Pitch to Win contest, brought to you by NationwideÂ® and BlueVineÂ®, and watch your small business take big steps. Contest ends June 30, 2019 so get signed up today! Find out more about this plus other information and resources to help your business grow on our Business page...
POOL IS OPEN! Purchase your 2019 season pool passes! Swim lessons - sign up at Aquatic Center front desk for swim lessons. Hours. Rules.
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
Donate A Fan - It's a beautiful day to donate a fan to the Delaware County EMA fan drive. Drop off your donation at any Delaware County fire/EMS stations or Delaware County District Library branch. Every donation is appreciated and goes directly to People In Need, Inc. to help those who need relief from the heat. LEARN MORE
June Scheduled Events for Orange Branch, Delaware County District Library - Complete list of events for May. Find it on our Events page. Scroll down towards bottom of page or click here: LEARN MORE
SourcePoint Adds Caregiver Support Group to Polaris Area - In May, SourcePoint launches a sixth support group for family caregivers, conveniently located at its south office at Polaris, between Powell and Westerville. The new support group is available the fourth Wednesday of each month beginning May 22 at 1070 Polaris Parkway, Suite 200, Columbus, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. SourcePointâ€™s caregiver support groups are open to both Delaware County caregivers, as well as caregivers whose loved ones reside within the county. LEARN MORE
The Delaware County District Library (DCDL) and Delaware County school systems collaborated again this year for the annual student art showcase at the Delaware Main Library. The showcase was held in conjunction with the Delaware Arts Festival May 18 - 19. The DCDL staff awarded First Place and a cash prize to Emily Hansel from Olentangy High School for her â€śCactus Tea Setâ€ť ceramic project. Autumn Carsey, from Buckeye Valley received Second Place and a cash prize for her miniature painting of a bumblebee. Third Place and a cash prize went to Olentangy High School student Grace Fulton for her multimedia painting project â€śAloneâ€ť. The high school studentsâ€™ work was also judged by a panel from the Delaware Arts Festival and awarded works based on school and show placement.
Little Bear Golf Club is closed until further notice - Little Bear Golf Club which has been a fixture of Orange Township since 2007, is closed until further notice. According to the Little Bear Golf Club Facebook page, "Little Bear is closed indefinitely. The course is NOT open". 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 a chance to win, too!
Online Pool Passes are now available. Purchase a pool pass on or before April 30 and get $10 off. Mailed applications & payment must be postmarked by April 30, 2019. LEARN MORE
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
We would like to thank EyeShop Optical for renewing their Partnership with OrangeCelebration.com. Eyeshop Optical supports Orange Township in many ways including the parade and other events and activities. Thank you for continuing to support our efforts on OrangeCelebration.com EYESHOP OPTICAL
Parent Teachers Organizations in Orange Township - In order by Elementary Schools, Middle Schools and High Schools LEARN MORE
Our deepest appreciation to the Orange Branch, Delaware County District Library for renewing their Partnership for another year. Thank you for believing in us and helping Orange Celebration grow!
We have separated the Sports and Schools pages. We have been busy adding new information to both pages. To help you better navigate and find information you need, you can now access the Schools page and Sports page.
Evans Farm. What's Happening? Check out their latest Newsletter - READ IT HERE
Orange Township Winter 2018/2019 Newsletter - If you missed it, READ IT HERE
3rd Annual Halloween House Decoration Contest - Winner's announced. WHO WON?
One of our supporters, EyeShop Optical Center, was recognized as one of Americaâ€™s Finest Opticals by Invision magazine. Check out the article and learn more about this local business! LEARN MORE
Deepest appreciation to Debbie Taranto, Taranto's Pizzeria Polaris for her continued support of OrangeCelebration.com. Debbie is a true leader in our community, not only as a small business owner, but trustee of Orange Township. She contributes to many events and activities in our community. It is because of people like Debbie that Orange Township has seen a tremendous growth and positive influence on it's residents and businesses. We are PROUD to have Taranto's Pizzeria as a supporter of OC. Thank you! 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 is proud to be a SPONSOR of the Heroes Not Forgotten 5K Fundraiser to honor our veterans. 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 190 performers and bands in our community? Over the past 3 years OC has listed music events every week for local talent (and up and coming stars) for our local bars and restaurants. Check it out current listings on our MUSIC PAGE
2018 Orange Township Trustee Meetings - Meetings are the 1st and 3rd Mondays of each month starting at 7:00pm. Orange Township Hall, 1680 E. Orange Rd, Lewis Center, OH 43035.
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.
Links to all previous major Orange Celebration event listings are now available on the Event page. This includes Orange Township Parade, Halloween Contest, and more. Scoll to bottom of EVENTS page to access list.
Evan Farm Town Center - Orange Township trustees approved rezoning of approximately 554 acres of land for the Evans Farm Town Center. Those supporting the development hope to bring a sense of 'identity' to Orange Township. With a projection of over 6 years to fully develop the Town Center, it will offer shops, restaurants, baseball diamonds, open space, miles of trails, apartments and single family homes. Evans Farm Website: Keep up-to-date on the Evans Farm development here >. Additional resources here: Evans Farm development - additional info >
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 Sheriffâ€™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.
Did you know OrangeCelebration.com has a return rate of 61.6% with the average of 4:07 minutes per visit? Almost 90% of our visitors are from our area. Thank you for believing in us! Want to help support our free, family-friendly service? Find Out More
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.
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