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EVENTS IN ORANGE TOWNSHIP

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Announcing...

2nd Annual Incredibly Spectacular Orange Township Holiday Lights Contest! $150 TOP PRIZE!!  Enter your Christmas decorated house for a chance to win great prizes! Enter a video or pictures, and earn the bragging rights that your house is the best!

Butch Bando's Fantasy of Lights (formerly Alum Creek's Fastasy of Lights), Running now until January 1, Alum Creek State Park Campgrounds at 3311 South Old State Road, Delaware

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Current Events

Bubble Babies, Thursday, December 14, 6:30pm - 7:30pm, Orange Branch, Delaware Library - A super-sized babytime with more songs, rhymes and of course bubbles! This hour-long storytime is best suited for babies ages birth - 24 months and their caregivers.   LEARN MORE


Annual Pancake Breakfast, OHS Instrumental Music Department, Saturday, December 16, 8am - 11am, Glenross Golf Club - Entertainment provided by Olentangy Jazz Ensemble. Come support your local Olentangy High School music programs at our holiday breakfast featuring a fine selection of jazz music, a slient auction and a visit from Santa.  Breakfast includes pancakes, bacon, eggs, hash browns, orange juice and coffee. Only $7 per ticket. See an OHS Band member for tickets or email: PancakeBreakfast@olentangymusic.org


6th Annual Friends of Alum Creek Dog Park Holiday Pet Food Drive, Sat & Sun, December 16th & 17, 11am - 4pm, Alum Creek Dog Park -  Help us help senior citizens care for their pets. For many seniors their pets are their only companions. All donations will go to Meals On Wheels of Delaware County and Hospets in Union County. It is really easy to donate - buy pet food, drive to dog park, volunteers will unload your car and you drive away. Can't make it to the dog park - Hospets has an Amazon Wish List Questions - call/text 614-329-8645  LEARN MORE


Art Club, Monday, December 18, 6:30pm - 7:30pm, Orange Branch, Delaware Library - Join us at the Orange Branch every third Monday of the month for fun art activities geared towards ages 6 - 11. Parents/guardians are welcome!  LEARN MORE


Chanukah Menorah and Celebration, December 19, 7pm - 8pm, Polaris Fashion Place - Menorah set up on the lower level near Saks Fifth Avenue Tuesday December 12 - Wednesday December 20.  Chanukah Celebration will be on Tuesday December 19 at 8:00 PM.  LEARN MORE


Teen Anime Club, Wednesday, December 20, 6:30pm - 7:30pm, Orange Branch, Delaware Library - Introducing the Orange Branch Anime Club! Stop by to watch, craft, and generally geek out about all things anime on the third Wednesday of the month. Teens only, please!  LEARN MORE


Gift Making Workshop, Thursday, December 21, 6:30pm - 7:30pm, Orange Branch, Delaware Library - Create homemade gifts for your loved ones. Bring the whole family, there’s something for everyone! There will be separate stations for kids, teens and adults, so as not to ruin the surprise.   LEARN MORE


Tommy's New Year's Eve Bash, Sunday, December 21, 7pm - 2am, Tommy O'Bryan's Pub - Join us for Tommy's Annual New Year's Eve Bash!   - Don't Tell Mom band will be playing from 9PM - 1AM & Triple Creek Band will open from 6:45-8:45!  Party Favors, Balloon Drop & Champagne Toast at Midnight!  Contact us to reserve your table. LEARN MORE


Ugly Sweater Party, Saturday, December 23, 8pm - 11pm, The Brass Tap Polaris - Break out those Ugly sweaters for Annual Ugly Sweater Party. Live Music, great craft beer, food, good friends and the tackiest sweaters you can find.  We will have an Ugly Sweater Contest for men and for women. The uglier the sweater, the better! Prizes rewarded to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place!  LEARN MORE


Orange Morning Book Group, Tuesday, January 9, 10:30am, Orange Branch, Delaware Library - Grab a coffee or tea, bring your insights and join us monthly on the second Tuesday at 10:30 AM. Beartown by Fredrik Backman. LEARN MORE


Orange Cookbook Club, Wednesday, January 10, 7pm - 8pm, Orange Branch, Delaware Library - We take home a new cookbook every month and try out recipes. Then we make/bake/create and bring our favorite to the club to share with the group and discuss techniques and have a great time. Come hungry! BOOK: Practical Paleo by Diane Sanfilippo. LEARN MORE


Teen Anime Club, Wednesday, January 19, 5pm - 8pm, Orange Branch, Delaware Library - Introducing the Orange Branch Anime Club! Stop by to watch, craft, and generally geek out about all things anime on the third Wednesday of the month. Teens only, please!  LEARN MORE


6th Annual Father Daughter Dance, Friday, February 16, 2018, 7pm - 9pm, Olentangy High School - Create unforgettable memories with the special girl in your life and enjoy a night of dancing, light refreshments, door prizes, and a raffle for the latest American Girl Doll.  Our dance time is selected to allow Dads and Daughters a chance for a dinner date before a long night of dancing. Doors open at 6:30pm where you can take commemorative photos as well as enjoy light snacks and beverages.  Registration begins November 15th. Sponsored by the Olentangy Boys Lacrosse Boosters.  LEARN MORE


OOMS Summer Camp and Activities Expo 2018, Thursday, March 15, 2018, 6pm, Olentangy Orange Middle School - Everything you need in one place to plan your summer activies and camps, plus find exciting new activities for your kids year-round!  LEARN MORE


2018 St. Mary Festival, Saturday, June 15 & 16, 2018, 5pm - Midnight, St. Mary -  The 2018 festival will take place on June 15 and 16, 2018. Save the dates!   LEARN MORE 


O N G O I N G  E V E N T S


SourcePoint Offers Free, Six-Week Program to Empower Caregivers, Now through October 23rd. Free. SourcePoint - This free, six-week workshop helps caregivers to develop a wealth of self-care tools and strategies to face the challenges of caregiving, such as how to identify and reduce personal stress, communicate in a challenging situation, and make tough caregiving decisions.  Workshops will be Mondays from 9 to 10:30 a.m. or 6 to 7:30 p.m. Each participant will receive a copy of “The Caregiver Helpbook,” and a $25 gift card at the completion of the program. Light refreshments will be provided. The deadline for registration is Sept. 11. To sign up, call (740) 203-2399. Registration is required as seating is limited. LEARN  MORE


Main Street Delawares Farmers Market, Now thru October 28, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturdays and from 3 to 6 p.m. on Wednesdays, On the shady side of Sandusky Street in the heart of Historic Downtown Delaware - Main Street Farmers’ Markets offer an enticing array of seasonal fresh produce, baked goods, live and cut flowers and plants, and craft items including homemade soap and pottery. Income-eligible senior citizens can get vouchers for farmers’ market foods from SourcePoint.


Walk with a Doc, Every Saturday, 8:30am, Polaris Mall - Every Saturday we walk, talk, and exercise our way to a healthier you! - Learn with a high yield health discussion given by a local expert healthcare provider - Exercise with new friends, doctors, nurses, and other health care professionals. What's better than a walking opportunity with others, healthy tips for smart living, and way to talk to your doctors and nurses without any copays!? Come... Walk with a Doc! Ask questions, get to know your doctors, and have a great time improving your life! Join Us at the next one! We'll check blood pressures, give away lots of free stuff, and get you to use exercise as medicine to improve your life!  Be green and bring a reusable water bottle from home to stay hydrated!  LEARN MORE 


Hike Ohio! - Novices of the outdoors - This group is for anyone who likes to hike and walk on nature trails, backpacking trails and just about anywhere in the great outdoors. All those who are dedicated to hiking excursions in Ohio, with a focus on leaving no trace of litter on our lands can join us! We will get together for evening hikes on metro parks trails, gather for day hikes in the Ohio State park and forest system and maybe even do overnight trips if anyone is interested. Lace up your hikers and hit the trail with us! And don't forget to check out the Polls section to vote on when/where to go on the next hike. We are trying to get some dog friendly hikes in for you and your canine companions. Check out the calendar for upcoming meet ups.  LEARN MORE


Saturday Morning Run Through Highbanks Metro Park Trails! - EVERY SATURDAY: NEW TIME! 8:00 a.m. Highbanks Metro Park. We meet at the third parking lot of the Oak Coves Picnic Area—near the restrooms. We’ll plan on running one or two loops (7-14 miles) but we can help you with a route if you want to do a different distance. Just get out here and RUN! It's beautiful here! LEARN MORE


Your Neighborhood Clinic, 1st Wednesday of each month, 10am - 11:30am, Delaware General Health District - Call 740-203-2040. LEARN MORE


Olentangy Area Seniors, 1st Wednesday of each month, 11:45am, Orange Township Moffett Room - Join us for lunch and activities. Call 740-591-8077.  LEARN MORE


Do you have a local event in the Orange Township area you would like for us to promote for free? - Here is a great opportunity to get the word out about your upcoming events. We will promote it for free! Seminars, fundraisers, grand openings, or something else, email the info to us and we'll post it for free! LEARN MORE

RESOURCES & POINTS OF INTEREST

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Perkins Observatory
Family Night -
Fridays at 8pm

Our public nights are fun for the whole family! Individuals, families, and groups of all ages are welcome and encouraged to attend. We have limited openings for our Friday night programs throughout the remainder of the year. To guarantee spot in one of our programs... buy your tickets now for the next available date.

The Orange Township Veterans Memorial

The Orange Township Veterans Memorial is moving forward. There will be several ways that individuals and families, clubs, organizations and businesses can donate to help make it a reality! The memorial's cost will be paid for through donations, not township funds. Help recognize and celebrate those who have served our country! 

2017 Aquatic Center Season Pass Application Available! 

Download the 2017 Aquatic Center Season Pass Application.  Orange Township resident only (see online application form for exceptions & guidelines.) North Orange Park Aquatic Center will open for the 2017 season Wednesday, May 24, and close September 4, 2017 (Labor Day). Hours typically 11am - 8:00pm, 7 days a week, but may vary on special occasions. Contact pool for details. Ph: 740-657-8881 (answered during pool hours only.)

 Habitat ReStores
New Fall & Winter Hours!

The ReStore will be shifting its hours beginning Oct 1st. Open Tuesday - Saturday, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Habitat ReStores are nonprofit home improvement stores and donation centers whose proceeds are used to build homes, communities and hope locally and around the world, helping to create a world where everyone has a decent place to live. Every Wed - 15% Military Discount with ID; Every Thurs - 15% Senior Discount, 60+ with ID. 

Previous Major Orange Celebration Events

This includes events where OrangeCelebration.com was the organizer, partner, sponsor or attended to provide an overview. 

2017 Orange Township Parade

2017 Little Bear Summer Fair

2017 Halloween Decoration Contest

2017 LC FallFest

2017 Heroes Not Forgotten 5K Fundraiser  Promotional Video

2017 Holiday Shop

2017 Little Bear Holiday Shop

2016 Orange Township Parade

2016 LC Holiday Market

200 Year Bicentennial Celebration

2016 Halloween Decoration Contest

2016 FallFest Event

2016 Orange Township Holiday Lights Contest

Additional Resources & Points of Interest


Home Safety Checks - Any home can be made safer which is even more important as we age. Home safety checks can help you make your home safer, allowing you to continue living independently. The appointments generally last between 1 and 1.5 hours and include a health screening with our registered nurse and a home assessment. (see Home Safety Checks on right hand column) LEARN MORE


Delaware County District Library - Find out the complete schedule of events at the Orange Branch!  LEARN MORE 


Local Air Quality Conditions - Find out what the air quality is in our area. Air pollution data, ozone forecasting, information about public health and environmental effects of air pollution, and actions you can take to reduce pollution.  AIR NOW


MASH Military and Service Heroes Pantry - To reduce hunger throughout the Veteran and Active Duty communities of Franklin, Pickaway, and Delaware County, Ohio through our Outreach Program. In addition, we will concentrate on our low income and homeless Veteran population and promote self-sufficiency by making the best possible use of all available resources. M.A.S.H. Pantry is a non-profit 501(3)c charitable food pantry serving veterans, military families and survivors in the Greater Columbus Area. To find out about the Local Schedule for Delaware, access their Event Calendar for updates. Or call 614-522-1555 (8am - 4pm) or email: info@mashpantry.org


Our Winter Edition of "Check It Out" Newsletter and Event Calendar features Youth Services Specialist Bridget on the cover, promoting the new Winter Reading Club at DCDL. You'll also read more about our DCDL Audio Booths, discover a post-Katrina New Orleans during DelawaREADS, and see why we're open on Martin Luther King Day for 2017.  Thank you for taking the time to "Check It Out." . LEARN MORE

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