String Camp with the Youth Orchestra of Greater Columbus

About YOGC: In May 1993, a small group of professional musicians and supporters began the Youth Orchestra of Greater Columbus. Their dream was to create an outstanding orchestra program for the area’s most talented young musicians. Through their efforts and the support of the community, their vision is being fulfilled. Now in its 25th year, […]

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St. Anne-Pacelli’s Camp Viking

Choose your own adventure at Camp Viking! Enjoy weekly themes that incorporate arts & crafts, fitness, games and more! Camp Viking is open to rising Kindergarten through 8th grade students (rising PK4 St. Anne-Pacelli students may attend, as well). In 2019, camp begins June 3rd and runs from 7:30 a.m. until 6 p.m., daily, throughout […]

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Crockpot Love Served by Ronald McDonald House

After a long day, have you ever wished you could come home to a hot, homemade meal ready to eat? Now add to your long day the stress of having a critically ill or injured child in the hospital. During these trying times, feeding yourself is often forgotten at your child’s bedside. The Ronald McDonald […]

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A Southern Christmas Roadtrip

The holiday season is a hectic time, no doubt, but it’s also a magical one. I’m constantly reminding myself to make the most of these years with fa-la-la and fantasy fun, as we have so few. Our children get so few Christmases to enjoy the magic, beauty and sensation through their innocent eyes.  If you […]

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Santa Appearances & Holiday Events in Columbus, GA

Regular Santa Appearances The Landings: 12/1, 12/7, 12/8, 12/14, 12/15, 12/30 5PM-8PM Country Christmas Nights at The Rock Ranch December 6, 7, 8, 13, 14, 15, 20, 21, 22 Callaway Gardens/Fantasy in Lights: Every evening Hollywood Connection: Thursdays 3PM-6PM Fridays 3PM-6PM Saturdays 12PM-6PM Sundays 3PM-6PM Peachtree Mall: Regular Hours: Monday – Saturday: 12PM-8PM Sunday: 12PM […]

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Volunteering in the Chattahoochee Valley

Volunteering is an excellent way to teach your kids important life skills. In addition, volunteering during the holidays helps promote an ‘attitude of gratitude’ in your household and takes your child’s mind off their holiday wish list. Volunteering Is For the Whole Family It is not only those who you help that benefit when you […]

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School Break Staycation 

Traveling with young children sometimes does not feel like a vacation at all, between the planning, packing, and surviving the journey to the vacation spot. Opting for a staycation during fall or holiday breaks can allow you to relax and enjoy time with your family without the stress of travel and also can be more […]

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Vita-Fuse Comes to Columbus, GA

Albany doctor, Alan Medley is bringing a boost to the Columbus, GA area, a VitaBoost. Vita-Fuse, an at-home IV hydration service, provides the same vitamins and nutrients you can pick up at the store but is faster and more effective. The science is simple. When you take medication or a vitamin orally, you’re said to […]

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Sensory Friendly Show | RiverCenter Presents The Magic School Bus: Lost in the Solar System

Columbus, Georgia – RiverCenter invites audiences to come aboard and prepare to explore the universe with TheatreWorks USA’s production of The Magic School Bus: Lost In The Solar System on Saturday, September 29 at 10:00 AM and 2:00 PM. The 10 AM performance is a special sensory-friendly performance, designed for children with special needs. “For this season, adding sensory-friendly […]

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The Rock Ranch | Fall Family Fun Days

Fall Family Fun at The Rock Ranch Begins Oct. 6 It’s time to celebrate Fall at The Rock Ranch. Located about an hour south of Atlanta, gates will open Oct. 6 for a 5-weekend seasonal event. In addition to this family fun destination’s offerings of more than 25 attractions, guests will enjoy additional entertainment during […]

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