Click on 'Learn More' for additional information such as confirm date , time, location, availability (ie. seats still available, etc.) and any cost associated with the event.  Previous major OC Events are listed at bottom of this page.  Orange Celebration is not responsible for any date/location changes or alterations/cancellations to events.  Contact us to get your event listed for free! 




Delaware County District Library, Orange Branch

Delaware County District Library Orange Branch Featured Supporter for March

The Orange Branch is located in Orange Township just north of the township's fire station, park and pool. At 33,000 square feet, this branch has a drive-up book drop and drive through pick-up window, along with many other special green building features. The building also houses our Outreach Services Department and Imagination Garden. Find out about our Readers Club and join in many activities!  Cardholders have free access to online educational courses from Access to this learning tool was announced last  summer via a statewide partnership between the Ohio Library Council, the Ohio Public Library Information Network, and LinkedIn.  Add the library to your Spring plans!



POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE!  Visit The Easter Bunny, March 20 - April 12, All Day, Polaris Fashion Place Center Court - The Easter Bunny is making his yearly appearance at Polaris Fashion Place! Bring your kids out to visit the Spring Garden with the Easter Bunny. Visits are free. Children receive free bunny ears when they visit. While supplies last.  Polaris Fashion Place will be closed Easter Sunday April 12th.  LEARN MORE

POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE!  Pollination Sensation, Tuesday, March 24, 11am - 2pm, Alum Creek Lake - Do you enjoy vanilla ice cream, chocolate, fruits or pumpkin pie? Then you should thank a pollinator! Learn what pollinators are and what they do for us. Programs will run 11am-12pm and 1pm-2pm. Questions? Call (740)548-6151 LEARN MORE

POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE!  Oak Creek Elementary PTO Sign Workshop, Thursday, April 2, 6:30pm - 9pm, Taranto's Pizzeria - Oak Creek Elementary PTO is hosting an evening of creativity and fun for all current and future members of the Oak Creek PTO. All Oak Creek Parents are invited to attend. Spend a evening getting to know fellow Oak Creek parents as you get crafty and make a beautiful wood sign.  Our project includes a 13” x 13” wood sign in the design and finish of your choice. It will make a beautiful addition to your home decor. Choose from many designs including Holiday, Home, and Personalized options. Your design will be selected as part of the registration process. All finishes will be selected at the event. Our process makes it possible to achieve a finished product that you will be proud to display! Your design and materials will be prepped and waiting for you. Then the fun really begins! YOU will be choosing the finishes to match your style. A wide selection of paint and stain options will be available ! The hard part will be  choosing! Join us at Taranto’s Pizza on Tuesday, April 7th from 6:30-9:00. Oak Creek PTO will be providing pizza. Beverages will be available to purchase on your own.  LEARN MORE

POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE!  Olentangy Community Easter Egg Hunt, Saturday, April 4, 2020 at 10 AM – 12 PM, 

Olentangy Orange High School - JOIN US AND INVITE SOMEONE TO THE OLENTANGY COMMUNITY EASTER EGG HUNT PRESENTED BY ADVENTURE CHURCH.  Saturday, April 4th from 10 am – 12 pm.  Location: Olentangy Orange High School Stadium. 

Age appropriate egg hunts all start at 10:45 am. LEARN MORE

POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE!  Breakfast with Bunny, Saturday, April 4, 9am - 11am, Polaris Fashion Place - Join us for Breakfast with Bunny on Saturday, April 4 from 9 - 11 AM at California Pizza Kitchen. Cost is $8 per person, and those two-years-old and younger are free.  Seats are limited. To RSVP, visit the Mall Management Office located in the Food Hall in between Subway and Sbarro. The office is open Monday- Friday from 8:30 AM - 5:30PM.  LEARN MORE

POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE!  RAD Women's Self Defense Course, Tuesday, April 7, 2020 at 6 PM – 8 PM, Delaware Community Center YMCA - Teen and Adult Women ages 13+. Come and learn strategies dealing with risk reduction, risk avoidance, awareness education and basic hands on defense response. The course attendance is restricted to women only and is taught by Delaware City Police Officers certified as R.A.D (Rape Aggression Defense) instructors. R.A.D is not a martial arts course and the techniques can be used by persons of all skill levels. Classes are open to women 13 and older. Each student will receive a workbook/reference manual that details the entire program and all graduates will be able to return to any R.A.D. class nationwide. 5 Week Course on Tuesdays, 6-8:00PM. Class starts 4/7. $20. Register at the Delaware YMCA or online. LEARN MORE

POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE!  Route 23 Corridor Open House, Thursday, April 9, 2020 at 6pm – 8pm, Orange Township Hall - A proposed Route 23 Corridor Guide, developed by One Delaware (originally called Delaware Now), and how it might be used in the township is the focus of this open house.  The public and private partnership has the goal of attracting commercial development through streamlined zoning.  LEARN MORE

POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE!  Job Fair, Thursday, April 9, 1pm - 4pm, Delaware Area Career Center - Are you looking for part-time, full-time, or summer employment? Join us on April 9th for the DACC Job Fair. Employers will be on hand, looking for qualified, talented, and interested people to join their teams. Bring your resume, business cards, or a way to contact you to leave behind.  LEARN MORE

POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE!  All About Dams, Thursday, April 9, 11am - 2pm, Alum Creek Lake - Come with us on a tour of Alum Creek Dam and then test out your engineering skills by building your own dam! Appropriate for ages 5-12 (best for older kids). Programs will run 11am-12pm and 1pm-2pm. Questions? Call (740)548-6151  LEARN MORE

POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE!  City of Delaware Easter Egg Hunt & Family Festival!, Saturday, April 11, 9am - 12pm, Delaware Community Center YMCA - Join us Veterans Park for our annual City of Delaware Easter Egg Hunt!  We will be running two sessions this year.  The first session will start at 9:00am and session two will start at 10:30am on the soccer fields at the Delaware YMCA.  Please bring your own basket. The egg hunt is geared for ages 1-9. From 9:00AM - 12:00 PM there will be Family Festival inside the YMCA Gym with activities for the kids, community partners, an inflatable and the Easter Bunny will be available for (free) photos thanks to our friends at Journey Community Church. Please consider carpooling to the event. Parking will be limited. LEARN MORE

Orange Township 4th Annual Electronics Recycling Event, Saturday, April 18, 10am - 12pm, Home Depot (8704 Owenfield Drive) -  Orange Township will hold its 4th Annual Electronics Recycling Event on Saturday, April 18th from 10am-12pm in honor of Earth Day. Over 7Annual Electronics Recycling Event sm5,000 pounds of old, outdated and unwanted electronics have been collected during the last 3 years of the event. Volunteers will be on hand in the southwest corner of the Home Depot parking lot (8704 Owenfield Drive) to collect your unwanted electronics. Thank you to our community partners making this year’s event possible: Accurate IT Services, Delaware General Health District, DKMM Solid Waste District and Home Depot.  We will be accepting TV’s, computers, laptops, servers, cell phones, keyboards, mice, computer cables, tables, LCD monitors, printers, UPS & battery backups, phone equipment, lead acid batteries, car batteries, networking equipment, routers, cameras, stereo equipment, power tools, video game systems, cable boxes, and most items that plug in, work on batteries or is a cord or cable.  New this year, we will be accepting holiday string lights that are burned out, broken or working strands being replaced by LED.  Please note the cost to dispose of a CRT Computer Monitor is $10.00, a Flat Panel TV (LED, LCD or Plasma) is $20.00 and all other TVs (CRT, Rear Projection, DLP, etc) is $50.00. Exact cash or check accepted only; please make checks payable to Accurate IT Services.  Items NOT accepted include AC Units, Dehumidifiers, Freezers, Refrigerators, Light Bulbs and Alkaline Batteries.  Questions about disposing contact Accurate IT Services at 614-453-0709 or  LEARN MORE

POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE!  3rd Annual Spring Fling, Saturday, April 18, 9am - 3pm, Delaware County Fairgrounds - Vendor Craft Show.  LEARN MORE

POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE!  Shinrin-Yoku Forest Meditation, Sunday, April 19, 2020 at 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM, Shale Hollow Park - Join certified Forest Therapy practitioners in this Japanese practice of forest meditation. This introduction will reconnect you to the land, experience the multiple health benefits of the practice, and enjoy a gentle guided walk. All fitness levels are welcome. Ages 18+. $15. Register by April 10.  Registration begins Friday, February 14 at 12 p.m. You will receive an email with a link to complete the registration process, including payment. LEARN MORE

POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE!  Cake Decorating for Beginners, Sunday, April 26, 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM, Fresh Start Cafe and Bakery - * Classes fill up fast* Join us to learn professional cake decorating tips and tricks in our Cake Decorating for Beginners class! We will cover the basic techniques of decorating with buttercream icing. Participants will start with two 8” made-from-scratch cake rounds and will learn how to stack, dirty ice, final ice and pipe basic decorations resulting in a completely finished cake. We will provide the cake, icing and other materials.  To take home along with your finished cake, all attendees will also receive a decorating supplies kit, including bags, stainless steel icing tips and other tools stored in a plastic case.  LEARN MORE

Ohio HS Fishing State Championship- Alum Creek State Park, Friday & Saturday, May 1 & 2, Alum Creek State Park - Check listing for specific times and locations. LEARN MORE (PDF FILE) / FACEBOOK

Delaware Science Block Party: Science & Technology at DACC, Wednesday, May 6, 6pm - 8pm, Delaware Area Career Center - Learn more about all of the ways that you can be a scientist. Delaware Area Career Center is a leader in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. In partnership with Delaware County and area businesses, we invite you to visit the new DACC campus for family-friendly learning and career exploration.  This free event will highlight local companies sponsoring hands-on activities and demonstrations by DACC students celebrating their learning, hands-on experiences, and connections with local industry.  LEARN MORE

Rugged Manic, 5K Obstacle Race, Saturday, May 9, 9am - 5pm, Delaware County Fair Grounds - Rugged Maniac is like recess for grown-ups, except our playground has a 3-story water slide, trampolines, and a fire jump, and there’s a huge festival right in the middle of everything with a DJ and plenty of beer! Sounds amazing, right?! Each time slot is limited to just 200 Maniacs each, so grab your friends and reserve your spot before it sells out!  LEARN MORE

Food Truck Rally & Street Fair, Sunday, May 24, 3pm - 8pm, Evans Farm - Evans Farm is kicking off the summer a few weeks early with a Food Truck Rally and Street Fair. Bring your family, appetite and your own chairs to listen to live music, eat delicious food and participate in neighborhood, family-friendly activities. Plus you can tour homes and learn why Evans Farm is Built Around You.  It is FREE to get in but individuals will have to pay for food.  LEARN MORE

Alum Creek Bark Rangers, Saturday, May 30, 10am - 12pm, Alum Creek Lake - We are rolling out our new Bark Ranger Program at Alum Creek! Come support the dogs from the Humane Society of Delaware County become our very first Bark Rangers. Dog friendly dogs are welcome to join us on our hike and earn their own official BARK Ranger bandanna. Join us at: Alum Creek Visitor Center 5905 Lewis Center Road Lewis Center, OH 43035.Call (740) 548-6151 or email us at for information. LEARN MORE

Delaware Vintage Festival 2020, Saturday, June 6, 8am - 3pm, Boardman Arts Park - Enjoy a great selection of antiques and vintage crafts at this year’s festival. Schmidt’s Food Truck and Real Deal Grill will be on hand too. Tickets will be available at the door for $2 , with a $5 early bird hour 8a-9a. Proceeds will benefit the park.  LEARN MORE

Nurse Aid Training Program, June 8 - June 19, 8pm, DACC Adult Education - This 84-hour course provides instruction on utilizing a humanistic approach to provide basic care to people in a variety of health care settings. Students will understand how health care systems operate and will learn the skills necessary to function safely and efficiently in a health care setting. Students will learn the information and practical skills necessary for taking and passing the certification exam required by the state. $625.00. Does not include $25 registration fee and $75 Workkeys testing fee.  Tuition is due in full on or before the first date of class. Registration is now open LEARN MORE 

Teen Improv Workshop, Wednesday, July 15, 2020 at 2 PM – 4 PM, Orange Branch Library - Are you a fan of Improv? Do you want to think more quickly and creatively? And are you a fan of the show “Whose Line is it Anyway?” Teens will explore the elements and fundamentals of Improvisation in this class. We will focus on activities that encourage trust, agreement, communication, active listening, and creativity! We will delve into character work and making bold choices to enhance our scenes. This Drama Kids Take Two enrichment program includes speech training, monologues, small group improvisations, prop work, character analysis and games! Don’t miss out on the FUN!

Ages 13+.  LEARN MORE

Delaware Beer and Wine Festival 2020, Saturday, July 18, 3pm - 8pm, Boardman Arts Park - LEARN MORE

Christmas in July & Food Truck Festival, Saturday, July 25, 9am - 4pm, Delaware County Fairgrounds - Vendor Craft Show.  LEARN MORE

Columbus Hot Cider Hustle 5K, Saturday, October 31, 2020 at 8:30 AM – 10 AM, Alum Creek State Park - LEARN MORE

O N G O I N G  E V E N T S

POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE!  Ministries for Adults, Grace Polaris Church - Bible studies and programs for both men and women. LEARN MORE

POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE!  DACC Winter & Spring 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.  SCHEDULE & EVENTS

POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE!  Main Street Delawares Farmers Market, May 30 thru October 24, 9 a.m. to 12 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

POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE!  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

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 event. We will list it on our EVENTS page for FREE!  Offering a Seminar, Fundraiser, Grand Openings, or something else?  We can also expand your event to include a banner ad, social media, emails and more.  LEARN MORE


Highbanks Metro Park Spring Schedule

MARCH 2020 - MAY 2020:  Highbanks is named for its massive 100-foot-high shale bluff towering over the Olentangy State Scenic River. Tributary streams cutting across the bluff have created a number of deep ravines in the eastern part of the 1,200-acre park. Ohio and Olentangy shales, often containing outstanding large concretions, are exposed on the bluff face and sides of the ravines.

Orange Branch, Delaware Library - March 2020 Schedule

Delaware Toastmasters Club3-2-20207:00 PMOrangeAdults
ESOL Class3-4-202012:15 PMOrangeAdults
Anime Club3-4-20206:30 PMOrangeTweens/Teens
Baby Time3-5-202011:00 AMOrangeBabies
Paint Night3-5-20206:30 PMOrangeAdults (FULL)
Family Time3-5-20207:00 PMOrangeAll
Playtime3-6-202010:00 AMOrangeFamilies
ESOL Class3-6-202012:15 PMOrangeAdults
Toddler & Preschool Dance Party3--9-202010:15 AMOrangeFamilies
ESOL Class3-9-202012:15 PMOrangeAdults
Art Club3-9-20206:30 PMOrangeChildren
Heartful Meditation3-9-20207:00 PMOrangeAdults
Morning Book Club3-10-202010:30 AMOrangeAdults
Preschool Time3-10-202011:00 AMOrangePreschoolers
IKEA Storytime (at IKEA)3-10-202012:00 PMOFF SITEFamilies
Tai Chi Workshop3-10-20204:00 PMOrangeAdults
The Wonders of STEM3-10-20206:30 PMOrangeFamilies
Toddler Time3-11-2020
10:00 AMOrangeToddlers
ESOL Class3-11-202012:15 PMOrangeAdults
Teen Advisory Board3-11-20207:00 PMOrangeTeens
Orange Branch Cookbook Club3-11-20207:00 PMOrangeAdults
CANCELLED! Baby Time3-12-202011:00 AM OrangeBabies
CANCELLED! Ohio Civics Essentials Game Night3-12-20207:00 PM OrangeAdults
CANCELLED! Family Time3-12-20207:00 PM OrangeAll
3-13-202010:00 AMOrangeAll
CANCELLED! Drama Kids at Playtime
3-13-202010:00 AMOrangePreschoolers

3-13-202012:15 PMOrangeAdults

CANCELLED! Toddler & Preschool Dance Party3-16-202010:00 AMOrangeToddlers

CANCELLED! ESOL Class3-16-202012:15 PMOrangeAdults

CANCELLED! Heartful Meditation3-16-20207:00 PMOrangeAdults

CANCELLED! Books & Brews3-16-20207:00 PMOFF SITEAdults

CANCELLED! Preschool Time3-17-202011:00 AMOrangePreschoolers

CANCELLED! Tai Chi Workshop3-17-20204:00 PMOrangeAdults
CANCELLED! Delaware Toastmasters Club
3-17-20207:00 PMOrangeAdults

CANCELLED! Toddler Time3-18-202010:00 AMOrangeToddlers

CANCELLED! ESOL Class3-18-202012:15 PMOrangeAdults

CANCELLED! Writers Group
3-18-20207:00 PMOrangeAdults
CANCELLED! Baby Time3-19-202011:00 AMOrangeBabies
CANCELLED! Family Time
3-19-20207:00 PMOrangeToddlers
3-20-202010:00 AMOrangeToddlers
3-20-202012:15 PMOrangeAdults
CANCELLED! Toddler & Preschool Dance Party3-23-202010:00 AMOrangeToddlers
3-23-202012:15 PMOrangeAdults
CANCELLED! Around the World in Books & Bites
3-23-20201:00 PMOFF SITEAdults
CANCELLED! Heartful Meditation
3-23-20207:00 PMOrangeAdults
CANCELLED! Preschool Time
3-24-202011:00 AMOrangePreschoolers
CANCELLED! Tai Chi Workshop
3-24-2020 4:00 PMOrangeAdults
CANCELLED! Toddler Time
3-25-202010:00 AMOrangeToddlers
3-25-202012:15 PMOrangeAdults
CANCELLED! Evening Book Club
3-25-20207:00 PM OrangeAdults
CANCELLED! Baby Time3-26-202011:00 AMOrangeBabies
CANCELLED! Family Time3-26-20207:00 PMOrangeToddlers
CANCELLED! Pinterest Crafts3-26-20207:00 PM OrangeAdults
3-27-202010:00 AMOrangeToddlers
CANCELLED! ESOL Class3-27-202012:15 PM Orange Adults
CANCELLED! Toddler & Preschool Dance Party3-30-202010:00 AMOrangeToddlers
CANCELLED! Tween Book Discussion 3-30-20202:00 PM OrangeTweens
CANCELLED! Heartful Meditation3-30-20207:00 PM OrangeAdults
CANCELLED! Preschool Time3-31-202011:00 AMOrangePreschoolers
CANCELLED! Tai Chi Workshop3-31-20204:00 PMOrangeAdults
CANCELLED! Delaware Toastmasters Open House3-31-20206:00 PM OrangeAdults
(Select Library Branch)

Library Board of Trustee meetings generally take place on the third Tuesday of every month at 5 p.m. Meeting locations rotate. The confimred meeting dates for the remainder of 2020 are listed below. Check prior to meetings for agendas and location information. 

Tuesday, April 21, 2020 - 5:00 p.m.

Orange Branch Library, 7171 Gooding Blvd., Delaware, OH 43015

Tuesday, May 19, 2020 - 5:00 p.m.

Ostrander Branch Library, 75 N Fourth St., Ostrander, OH 43061

Tuesday, June 16, 2020 - 5:00 p.m.

Powell Branch Library, 460 S. Liberty St., Powell, OH 43065

 *Other Powell location to be determined at a later date

Tuesday, July 21, 2020 - No Meeting

 *Possible board retreat in July

Tuesday, August 18, 2020 - 5:00 p.m.

Delaware Main Library, 84 E Winter St., Delaware, OH 43015

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 – 5:00 p.m.

Orange Branch Library, 7171 Gooding Blvd., Delaware, OH 43015

Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - 5:00 p.m.

Powell Branch Library, 460 S. Liberty St., Powell, OH 43065

 *Other Powell location to be determined at a later date

Tuesday, November 17, 2020 - 5:00 p.m.

Orange Branch Library, 7171 Gooding Blvd., Delaware, OH 43015

Tuesday, December 15, 2020 - 5:00 p.m.

Delaware Main Library, 84 E Winter St., Delaware, OH 43015

Tuesday, January 19, 2021 - 5:00 p.m.

Delaware Main Library, 84 E Winter St., Delaware, OH 43015

Pursuant to Ohio Revised Code 121.22, all meetings of the Delaware County District Library Board of Trustees are open to the public.

For more information about the Delaware County District Library or its Board of Trustees, please contact Nicole Fowles at or (740) 362-3861

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Delaware County House Check

Stay Safe - House Check

-  Before you head out of town, call us @ 740-833-2800 or complete an online form @ (Forms) and we'll keep an extra eye on your home/property. 
-  Please try to reach out to us at least 24 hours prior to your departure. 

Previous Major Orange Celebration Events

This includes events where 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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