EVENTS IN ORANGE TOWNSHIP

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Current Events

Oak Creek Holiday Market, Saturday, November 17, 10am - 2pm, Oak Creek Elementary School - Shop small for the holidays with 50 local makers and support the Oak Creek Elementary School PTO. While you shop, the kiddos can look for gifts on their own at our Secret Santa shop! LEARN MORE 


Tangible Holiday Lounge, Saturday, November 17, 12pm - 6pm, Polaris Fashion Place - Treat yourself this holiday season. Amongst the hustle and bustle of the holiday shopping season, Tangible offers an oasis of relaxation, treats and prizes. Kick back, relax and spare a moment for yourself in Tangible's Holiday Lounge. Where: at Tangible Collective at Polaris Fashion Place, located in the food hall. What: enter the Tangible Holiday Lounge for luxurious seating, refreshments and treats. PLUS chances to win gifts, prizes and fun Tangible giveaways. Winners announced every 90 minutes! LEARN MORE


NaNoWriMo Write-Ins, Sunday, November 18, 2018 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm, Orange Branch, Delaware County District Library - Adult Program. Participating in National Novel Writing Month? Orange Branch Library is a registered NaNoWriMo site. Adult writers are welcome to stop by any -- or all -- of these dates to discuss your progress, gain feedback from other writers, or forge ahead with your writing. LEARN MORE

ADDITIONAL EVENT LISTED BELOW...

Eyeshop Optical


Orange Celebration's Featured Supporter 

Doctors’ offices can be sterile. Stuffy. And not exactly comfy. EyeShop is changing that. Here, you can browse frame styles as long as you want, without being pressured to make a decision. You can grab a cup o’ joe, take photos of yourself in eyewear with our iPad, and entertain your kids (or spouse) with a game of Wii while you look. Whether you visit with a specific eye care concern, or simply stop by to see what’s new in our frame selection, you’re welcome here—always. Brand-name frames for every budget. Here at EyeShop, we stock more than 500 hand-selected frames from a wide variety of designers. Men’s, women’s, and kids’ frames range in style—from ultra-trendy to classic.

ADDITIONAL LISTINGS...

Drop-in Discovery: Raptors, Monday, November 19, 2018 at 10 AM – 11:30 AM, Deer Haven Park - Join staff from the Delaware County District Library as they read about friendship, then take part in an activity or craft. A short nature walk will be offered afterward. Free, ages 0-5 with an adult.  LEARN MORE


Family Storytime Thanksgiving, Tuesday, November 20, 6:30pm - 7:30pm, Orange Branch, Delaware County District Library - Family Program. Celebrate your gratitude at the Orange Branch with a variety of Thanksgiving themed stories, songs, crafts, and more. LEARN MORE


O'Nelly's 6th Annual Beat Michigan Kegs & Eggs Bash!  Saturday, November 25, 6am - 12pm, ONellys Sports Pub & Grill - The Home of Kegs & Eggs in the Polaris Area, O'Nelly's is at it once again! The 6th Annual Beat Michigan Bash is going to be the best one yet! This Game Couldn't Get Any Bigger! Doors open 6:00 A.M.! FREE Collectors Edition T-Shirts to the FIRST 100 people through the door! FREE Breakfast Bar! Free Entry into our SQUARE BOARD! Plenty of FREE SWAG and Give-Aways Throughout! Jim Beam Girls with Give-Aways! Columbus Blue Jackets Tickets 4 rows from the Glass! Concert Tickets and MORE! NEVER A COVER CHARGE! LIVE DJ BEFORE & AFTER THE GAME! Chirp Acoustic at Night! This isn't just an event, IT'S A TRADITION!  LEARN MORE


Fall Bird Walk, Saturday, November 24, 8am - 9:30am, Shale Hollow Park - See what birds are flittng about in the parks during fall migration, as you take a walk with staff. All skill levels are welcome, and loaner binoculars will be available. Free, ages 7+.  LEARN MORE 


Tangible Holiday Lounge, Saturday, November 24, 12pm - 6pm, Polaris Fashion Place - Treat yourself this holiday season. Amongst the hustle and bustle of the holiday shopping season, Tangible offers an oasis of relaxation, treats and prizes. Kick back, relax and spare a moment for yourself in Tangible's Holiday Lounge. Where: at Tangible Collective at Polaris Fashion Place, located in the food hall. What: enter the Tangible Holiday Lounge for luxurious seating, refreshments and treats. PLUS chances to win gifts, prizes and fun Tangible giveaways. Winners announced every 90 minutes!  - LEARN MORE


Pet Pics with Santa, Sunday, November 25, 6pm - 8pm, Polaris Fashion Place - A special time for families to bring their furry friend to meet Santa. Photos and activities available for pets. Pet Pics will be located on the Lower Level near the Santa Set. LEARN MORE


Fortnite Extravaganza, Monday, November 26, 2018 - 4:00pm, Orange Branch, Delaware County District Library - Teens & Ages 6 - 11. Do you have what it takes to survive? Brush up on your Flossing, and keep an eye out for any supply llamas on the way to this epic event. Teens (ages 12-17) join us in the Community Meeting Room; everyone else, head to the programming room! LEARN MORE


Pizza and Painting, Wednesday, November 28, 6:30pm - 8:30pm, Taranto's Pizzeria at Polaris - Join us for Pizza and Painting! Create your own family name canvas with bulbs! Seats are limited!  LEARN MORE


Orange Book Club, Tuesday, Wednesday, November 28, 7:00pm to 8:00pm, Orange Branch, Delaware County District Library - Adult Program. Pick up a copy of the month’s selected title and give it a read, then join us the fourth Wednesday of every month for a casual, entertaining discussion. BOOK:  A Casualty of War by Charles Todd. Ask at the Information Desk for additional copies of any book. LEARN MORE


Glen Oak Winter Vendor Fair, Friday, November 30, 6pm - 8pm, Glen Oak Elementary School - Glen Oak PTO is excited to host our annual vendor show! Come shop the booths of many talented local vendors and crafters for everyone on your holiday gift list! The vendor list will be made available as the event approaches! This fun and festive event benefits the Glen Oak PTO!  Don't forget to stop at the food trucks! Pitabilities, Tortilla Street Food, and Yumi Kettle Corn Co. will be parked out front!  LEARN MORE


Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides, Fri, Nov 30, Fri, Dec 7 and Fri, Dec 14, 6pm, The Strand Theatre, Main Street Delaware - Every December Friday evening leading up to Christmas, enjoy a free horse-drawn carriage ride around downtown Delaware. Cozy up with your family and enjoy the festive sights of downtown. Carriage pick-up location will be in front of The Strand Theatre.  Carriage rides will also take place the evening of the tree lighting, Friday, November 30.  LEARN MORE


Holiday Market, Saturday, December 1, Cheshire Elementary School - Shop from over 40 unique handcrafted vendors for that perfect gift! The Scholastic Book Fair will be open to satisfy all of your reading needs as well.  LEARN MORE 


Santa House, Saturday, December 1, 1pm - 3pm, Strand Theatre - Santa and Mrs. Claus greet children and adults all month long to hear their Christmas wishes and give each one a treat. Visits are free and picture-taking with your own camera or device is welcome!  LEARN MORE


Berlin Bear Youth Ballers Basketball Clinic, Saturday, Dec1, Dec 8 & Dec 15, 8am - 8:45am or 9am - 9:45am, Olentangy Berlin High School - Boys Basketball Clinic offered by the Olentangy Berlin Baseball Team. LEARN MORE 


Sensitive Santa, December 2, 9am - 11am, Polaris Fashion Place - We are proud to partner with Autism Speaks for a seventh year to craft a thoughtful and sensory-friendly Santa experience for children and their families. Join us to take part in specially curated activities in a calm holiday environment before the hustle and bustle of regular property hours. LEARN MORE


Menorah Lighting at Polaris Fashion Place, Sunday, December 2, 4pm - 5pm, Polaris Fashion Place - Menorah lighting, inside near Saks Fifth Avenue on the Lower Level. Enjoy doughnuts & cider, and festive family activities!  LEARN MORE


Preventative Heart Screenings, Monday, December 3, 8am - 4pm, Olentangy Berlin High School - mCore will be holding preventative heart screenings at Olentangy Berlin High School on Monday, December 3, 2018.  This is a very good opportunity for your players to have their hearts screened for abnormalities that can cause Sudden Cardiac Arrest.  Some facts about Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) in young athletes: · SCA is the #1 Killer of Student Athletes; · Cardiovascular disease is the #2 medical cause of death under 25; · In the US, 1 young athlete dies every 3 to 4 days from a heart condition; · SCA is the leading cause of death on school campuses.  LEARN MORE 


Delaware Construction Stormwater Workshop, Wednesday, December 5, 10:30am - 2pm, Delawere Community Center YMCA - The City of Delaware and the Olentangy Watershed Alliance (OWA) are sponsoring a free workshop open to interested residents, stakeholders, developers, site inspectors, HOAs, and engineers regarding construction stormwater as it pertains to the Delaware community.  The workshop will cover the City’s stormwater application and plan review process, common site compliance issues, the OEPA’s Olentangy Watershed General Construction Stormwater Permit

changes that will take effect in 2019, and pond maintenance.  The program is intended to provide guidance on the City’s permitting process, give an advanced look at the regulatory and technical changes to come in 2019, and highlight water quality initiatives.  

Registration is required and is limited to the first 50 registrants.  Lunch will be provided.

Registration closes on November 30th. For information about the agenda and to RSVP please contact Caroline Cicerchi at ccicerchi@delawareohio.net or 740-203-1905. LEARN MORE 


Santa House, Friday, December 7, 1pm - 3pm, Strand Theatre - Santa and Mrs. Claus greet children and adults all month long to hear their Christmas wishes and give each one a treat. Visits are free and picture-taking with your own camera or device is welcome! LEARN MORE


CPR/AED December 8,  9:00am-12:00pm and BASIC FIRST AID, 1:00pm - 4pm, OTFD Station #361 (Gooding Blvd). - Check out www.orangetwp.org for more details. LEARN MORE


Santa House, Saturday, December 8, 1pm - 3pm, Strand Theatre - Santa and Mrs. Claus greet children and adults all month long to hear their Christmas wishes and give each one a treat. Visits are free and picture-taking with your own camera or device is welcome! LEARN MORE 


Sensitive Santa, December 9, 9am - 11am, Polaris Fashion Place - We are proud to partner with Autism Speaks for a seventh year to craft a thoughtful and sensory-friendly Santa experience for children and their families. Join us to take part in specially curated activities in a calm holiday environment before the hustle and bustle of regular property hours. LEARN MORE


RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE, Township Hall on December 12. Visit

www.redcrossblood.org to schedule an appointment.  LEARN MORE


Pet Pics with Santa, Sunday, December 16, 6pm - 8pm, Polaris Fashion Place - A special time for families to bring their furry friend to meet Santa. Photos and activities available for pets. Pet Pics will be located on the Lower Level near the Santa Set. LEARN MORE


Winter Pitching and Catching Skills Camp, December 28 - December 29, 12pm, Olentangy Berlin High School - Skills Featured - Hitting, Throwing, Infield Drills, Outfield Drills and Base Running.  LEARN MORE


Daddy-Daughter Dance - City of Delaware, Friday, January 11, 6:30pm - 8:30pm, Ohio Wesleyan University - The City of Delaware invites you to join us Friday, January 11, 6:30-8:30PM at the OWU Student Center! Recommended ages 4-17!  An Ice Cream Bar will be available at 6:30PM, followed by games and dancing. A professional digital photo is included in price. Formal dress is encouraged. New DJ this year! Registration is going on now! LEARN MORE 


Zoo School Open House, Thursday, January 24, 6pm - 8pm, Columbus Zoo & Aquarium. Hosted by Delaware Area Career Center - The Columbus Zoo & Aquarium Zoo School will hold a Open House January 24 from 6-8 p.m. at the Conservation Education Building at the Columbus Zoo & Aquarium. This special open house is your chance to get a sneak peek of the program, meet the teacher, and ask questions.  LEARN MORE


Engineering Preview Day, Wednesday, January 30, 2019, South Campus, 8am - 10:45am, Delaware Area Career Center - Engineering Preview Day is a great time for students who are interested in attending the Delaware Area Career Center to see teachers and current students in action. Visiting students will come to DACC in the morning and visit the Engineering lab. If you want to know what it’s like to be a student at DACC, go ahead and ask! Our students are happy to talk to you about the experiences they have here, both in academic classes and in their labs.  If you have questions, please feel free to call us at 740-201-3216 or email at McComasT@DelawareAreaCC.org.  LEARN MORE


Delaware Arts Festival, May 18-19, 2019, Downtown Delaware, OH - LEARN MORE  



O N G O I N G  E V E N T S


DACC Fall Schedule. The Delaware Area Career Center, in partnership with community, is an innovative model for developing lifelong learners, quality leaders, and critical thinkers for the dynamic and global environment.  FALL SCHEDULE & EVENTS

CLOSED UNTIL NEXT SEASON. Main Street Delawares Farmers Market, Now thru end of October, 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.  LEARN MORE


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


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, 10am - 11:45am, Orange Township Moffett Room - Join us for lunch and activities. Call 740-203-2040 for more information.  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

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

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