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! 

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Current Events

Pastors' Wives Retreat, Saturday, April 21, 3pm, Nationwide Hotel & Conference Center - Don't forget to get registered for the 2018 Pastors' Wives Retreat and come ready to... EXPERIENCE > Spirit-filled sessions and worship, CONNECT > with women from all over Ohio, ENJOY > an intentional time of fun and relaxation.  LEARN MORE 

Electronics Recycling Event, Saturday, April 21, 10am - 12pm, Home Depot - Orange Township will hold its 2nd Annual Electronics Recycling Event in honor of Earth Day. Over 24,000 pounds of old, outdated and unwanted electronics were collected during the 2017 event. Volunteers will be on hand in the southwest corner of the Home Depot (8704 Owenfield Drive) parking lot to collect your unwanted electronics. Items accepted: 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. Please note the cost to dispose of a Flat Panel TV (LED, LCD or Plasma) is $10.00, a CRT Monitor is $10.00 and all other TVs (CRT, Rear Projection, DLP, etc) is $40.00. 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

Hangry 5k, 10k, 15k, Saturday, April 21, 8am - 11am, Highbanks Metro Park - This year we are bringing some extra challenges with offering multiple distances. If you are up for the extra fun, register for the 10k or 15k! The 5k will be the same loop we have done previously (perhaps we will do it backwards), the 10k will have its own course, and the 15k gets to have the excitement of doing both of them! All proceeds from the race will be given to FEEDdelaware for a new program helping undernourished school aged students. LEARN MORE

All Ohio Hunger Leaders Day, Saturday, April 21, 10am - 3pm, All Shepherds Lutheran Church - Leaders and practitioners of hunger and poverty ministries are invited for a day of education, encouragement and inspiration! Join the Southern Ohio Synod Hunger Task Force and keynote speaker, Dr. Ryan P. Cumming on April 21, 2018 at All Shepherds Lutheran Church for this special All Ohio Hunger Leaders Day event. LEARN MORE

The Human Library, Saturday, April 21, 10:00am - 12:00pm, Orange Branch, Delaware Library - Adult Program. Please mark your calendars for our Human Library event on Saturday, April 21 from 10 am to 12 pm. Volunteers from the community are giving their time to be human “books” by sharing their personal stories. The “books” will be available for a 30-minute check out with your library card. Our hope is that open and honest conversation will allow for those involved to have a deeper understanding of others within our shared community. Call the Orange Branch Library at 740-549-2665 to reserve your time in advance, or just stop in on April 21st. LEARN MORE

Orange Branch Library Hosts ‘Human Library’ Event

The Delaware County District Library (DCDL) will host its first Human Library event at the Orange Branch Library on Saturday, April 21 from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. The Human Library concept is designed to build a positive framework for conversations that can challenge stereotypes and prejudices through dialogue. On the date of the event, library patrons are invited to ‘check out’ a human ‘book’ for 30-minute conversations. Our hope is that open and honest conversation will allow for those involved to have a deeper understanding of others within our shared community. LEARN MORE

Human Library


Columbus Weddings Boutique Show, Sunday, April 22, 12pm - 4pm, Nationwide Hotel and Conference Center - Whether you're just starting the planning process or checking off the final details, the Columbus Weddings Boutique Show is a great place to get inspired, find new ideas, & consult with dozens of wedding experts - all in one place.  Taste dozens of samples, win prizes & take home goodies, enjoy a complimentary mimosa, save with show exclusive deals, plus much more! LEARN MORE

Spring Arts Festival, Sunday, April 22, 12pm - 4pm, Orange High School -  Enjoy food trucks, live demonstrations, K-12 art, music performances, and our annual fundraiser to benefit the Humane Society of Delaware County through our Art sale and bake sale.  

KidX Club: Earth Day Jubilee, Sunday, April 22, 12pm - 1:30pm, Polaris Fashion Place - Help us celebrate and raise awareness about what can be done to help make Earth a better place! Kids can decorate a pot and plant seeds to grow flowers, learn from the Delaware County Preservation Parks, and more!  LEARN MORE

Vernal Pool Display, Sunday, April 22, 10am - 6pm, Highbanks Metro Park - Uncover the world of amphibians and meet live critters from the ponds and vernal pools. No signup required. All ages. Nature Center. LEARN MORE

Delaware County Bird Club: Dark Eyed Junco, Monday, April 23, 6:30pm - 8pm, Deer Haven Park - Anyone interested in birds is welcome to attend this Delaware County Bird Club meeting. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and the speaker starts at 7 p.m. There also is time for socializing and to share bird sightings.  This month, Dr. Dustin G. Reichard, Assistant Professor of Zoology at Ohio Wesleyan University, will be decoding the ways in which the Dark Eyed Junco communicate.  LEARN MORE

Olentangy Orange HS Military Signing Day, Tuesday, April 24, 3pm - 4pm, Olentangy Orange High School Theatre - Support our 2018 Seniors that have decided once they graduate they will enlist in the United States Armed Forces. We want to show our recruits how much our community supports them & their decision. Groups in attendance include: Ohio Dept of Veterans Service, Delaware Cnty Veterans, Ohio Dept of Education, Team RWB, Buckeye Military Moms, Olentangy Military Families Committee, MRW, Military One Source, Rosie the K9 Companion, USO, EGR, & AFG Rotc. LEARN MORE

SOLD OUT! Paint Your Pet, Tuesday, April 24, 6:30pm - 8:30pm, Taranto's Pizzeria - Paint your favorite furry friend April 24th at Taranto's Pizzeria in the heart of Lewis Center! $35 includes canvas, template creation, brushes, paint and all other supplies!  How it works: After purchasing your ticket, post a photo of your pet to the facebook event page. We will use this photo as a reference to paint over at the event. LEARN MORE   See more listings for this event below

Education Clinic - Race Day Preparation, Tuesday, April 24, 6pm - 7:30pm, Fleet Feet Sports - Race Day Preparation – Cap City Half Marathon Course Overview and Insider Tips with Race Director David Babner (TBD). Race Day & Travel-Wise Tactics with Coaches Dave Calvert, Hilary Ritter, and Randy Olson. You will leave this session with a detailed strategy for your race and a personalized packing list for your race day travel bag. 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.  LEARN MORE

Bus Driver Job Fair, Tuesday, April 24, 10am - 1pm, Olentangy Local School District - A bus driver job fair will be held from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. on Tuesday, April 24 at the Olentangy Administrative Offices, 7840 Graphics Way.  LEARN MORE 

Gallant Farm Book Club, Wednesday, April 25, 6:30pm - 8pm, Gallant Farm Park - Come to the farm for a lively discussion of books that were popular during the era of the Great Depression and WWII, or feature these time periods. This month we are reading “The Wright Brothers” by David McCullough. Free, ages 14+.  LEARN MORE

OWBA and OWBF 2018 Annual Meeting and Conference, Thursday, April 26 and Friday, April 27, Nationwide Hotel and Conference Center - Hosted by Ohio Women's Bar Association. LEARN MORE

Friends of the Library Bargain Book Sale, Friday, April 27 from 5 - 8pm, Saturday, April 28, 9am - 4pm, and Sunday, April 29, 12 - 3pm, Orange Branch, Delaware Library - If you have donations that you would like to make to the FOL for future book sales, feel free to drop your gently used items at any of our DCDL locations. Visit Delaware Library Friends for more information on how you can become a member, donate or volunteer.  LEARN MORE

Spring Bird Walk, Saturday, April 28, 1pm - 4pm, Shale Hollow Park - See what’s going on in the avian world during this bird walk with park district staff. All skill levels welcome and loaner binoculars will be available. Free, ages 7+.  LEARN MORE

Orange Barbell Throwdown, Saturday, April 28, 11am, Olentangy Orange High School - Weightroom fundraising workout in the Orange football stadium. 12 min AMRAP. Partner 1: 10 deadlifts (Rx male 155#, female 105#), Partner 2: Run sideline to sideline, Switch partners, 10 synchronized bar facing burpees. All proceeds benefit all Orange student athletes.  LEARN MORE

Save the Frogs Weekend, Saturday, April 28, 12pm - 5pm, Deer Haven Park - Meet Ohio native frogs up close and jump into our wetland to catch tadpoles! Enjoy crafts, games, and refreshments. Follow the Frog throughout the park and learn ways you can help save these amazing amphibians. Free, all ages.  LEARN MORE

Warblers 101, Saturday, April 28, 10am - 11am, Nature Center, Highbanks Metro Park - Join Doc Jordan from Wild Birds Unlimited and learn warbler identification tips.  LEARN MORE

North Orange Family Dentistry's Give Kids A Smile Day, Saturday, April 28, 8 am - 1pm  - Kids 17 and under without dental insurance will receive a FREE exam, x-rays, cleaning, fluoride, and sealants . Appointments are on a walk-in basis, so be sure to arrive early!!  LEARN MORE

Healthy Kids Day, Saturday, April 28, 8:30am - 11:30am, Delaware Community Center YMCA - Healthy Kids Day is our largest Open House of the Year with tons of great activities and information for children and families.  This event is FREE for the entire community and will be held in our gymnasium and parking lot rain or shine. Perfect for all ages! Activities include:  Bike Rodeo, Bounce House, Touch-A-Truck, Swim Assessments, Family Zumba (9:00am), Delaware City Schools 5k/1 Mile Walk Fundraiser (8 am)  LEARN MORE

Spring Bird Walk, Saturday, April 28, 1pm - 4pm, Shale Hollow Park - See what’s going on in the avian world during this bird walk with park district staff. All skill levels welcome and loaner binoculars will be available. Free, ages 7+.  LEARN MORE

5K WALK & RUN FOR AUTISM SPEAKS, Sunday, April 29, 8am, Highbanks Metro Park - The Delaware Area Career Center is hosting our Second Annual 5K Run/Walk to benefit Autism Speaks. This will be a family friendly event with all proceeds going directly to Autism Speaks. The money from this event will help with Autism Speaks’ goal to enhance lives today and accelerate a spectrum of solutions for tomorrow. Registration begins at 8am and race will kick off at 9am.  LEARN MORE

Howl At the Moon, Sunday, April 29, 8:30pm - 10:30pm, Nature Center, Highbanks Metro Park - Enjoy a 3.5-mile hike with your dog.  LEARN MORE

Blue Jackets Get Out And Learn - OhioHealth Chiller North, Thursday, May 3, 6:30pm - 7:30pm, Chiller North- Through G.O.A.L!, the Blue Jackets aim to remove barriers of entry to the sport and offer children the opportunity to experience the excitement of hockey without the time commitment or cost of purchasing equipment. Designed for 5 to 8-year-old kids who have no prior hockey or skating experience, these on-ice clinics will introduce the exciting sport of hockey in a fun and safe environment.  G.O.A.L! is intended for new, first-time skaters, not those already in a hockey program. Children currently participating in a league or hockey classes are not eligible. In an effort to accommodate as many families as possible, G.O.A.L! is a one-time participation program.  LEARN MORE

3rd Annual OHS vs Fallen15 Charity Software Game, Sunday, May 6th, Noon - Olentangy, we really need your support this year, for this year's charity softball game, not only are we honoring 2018 Fallen 15, but all who served in Vietnam or Korean War.  We need your help, This fundraiser stays here in Central Ohio100%.  We're looking for sponsors, donations and players, even a little helps, big or small.  LEARN MORE

2018 Celebration of the Stars, Monday, May 7, 5pm, - 8pm, Nationwide Hotel and Conference Center - Join us for an evening where we recognize ProStart students for their academic achievement! Students will receive scholarship awards and the top five ranked Ohio ProStart culinary and management teams will be recognized for their Invitational ranking. We will have a raffle with exciting prizes like signed memorabilia from Chef Michael Symon!  LEARN MORE

Paint Your Pet, Tuesday, May 8, 6:30pm - 8:30pm, Taranto's Pizzeria - Paint your favorite furry friend April 24th at Taranto's Pizzeria in the heart of Lewis Center! $35 includes canvas, template creation, brushes, paint and all other supplies! How it works: After purchasing your ticket, post a photo of your pet to the facebook event page. We will use this photo as a reference to paint over at the event. LEARN MORE

2018 Small Business Expo!, Tuesday, May 22, 3pm - 6pm, Nationwide Hotel and Conference Center - Registration is officially open!  Book your booth at the May 22, 2018 Small Business Expo!  Meet with dozens of Columbus-area businesses motivated to offer business building advice and support to small business operators. Expand your network and generate new business leads at the Small Business Expo. Premium and Standard Exhibitor Booths.  Reservation deadline: Friday, May11  LEARN MORE

Adventures in Flight Opening Weekend: Deer Haven, Friday, May 25, 5:30pm - 11pm, Deer Haven Park - Help us kick off our new Adventures in Flight summer theme with a short, tethered, ride in a hot air balloon. Rides will be offered from 6:00pm – 8:00pm.; first-come, first-served.  Explore the new exhibit inside the Visitor Center and participate in several flight activities. Discover the ancient sport of falconry, see raptors up close, and enjoy a demonstration of these amazing birds.  Then join us for a Movie Under the Stars as we show Disney Pixar’s Up, outside on the front lawn. Bring your own chair or blanket. Free, all ages. Activities begin at 5:30 p.m. and the Movie starts at 9 p.m.  The Adventures in Flight Opening Weekend continues at Gallant Farm on Saturday, May 26 and at Shale Hollow Park on Sunday, May 27. Don’t miss out on a chance to discover Ohio’s aviation history, the Space Race, and the life of bees!  LEARN MORE

Adventures in Flight Opening Weekend: Shale Hollow, Sunday, May 27, Shale Hollow Park - Swoop in for the opening of our Adventures in Flight Lodge Exhibit. Discover the physics of flight through bat and bug displays. Stop by between 12:00- 2:00pm to meet live animals from Ohio Wildlife Center. Join Apiarist Dave Noble from Stratford Ecological Center from 3:00-5:00pm as he uncovers the life of bees.  LEARN MORE

The Tuesday Triathlon - Free Training Event, Tuesday, May 29,  6pm - 8pm, Alum Creek State Park - Are you getting ready for an upcoming triathlon and would like the opportunity to put your training all together in a "timed" event? Then join us for "The Tuesday Triathlon" on Tuesday evening, May 29 for an unofficial official semi-organized unorganized triathlon.  Just like you, we have to get ready for multisport season so we will be practicing setting up an event, working on transition set-up, etc and coordinating our timing experience.  You can come out to Alum Creek State Park - Beach area and we will time your swim, bike and run.  NOTE: This is an unsupported event. There are no police or lifeguards on duty or coordinating the event so you must obey all rules of the road and participate at your risk.  LEARN MORE

Summer Enrichment 2018, June 4 -14, 9am - 11:45am and 12:15pm - 3pm, Olentangy School Buildings - Are you looking for an enrichment opportunity for your child this summer?  During this experience, students entering grades 1-12 will be able to take part in a fun and engaging learning environment where they choose their area of enrichment. All courses will be taught by Olentangy teachers in Olentangy buildings. Students may register for one course per session. Courses include: Animation, Choose Your Own Adventure, Coding, Cooking, Creative Writing, Cursive, Debate, Drama, Fine Motor Fun, FitLab, Game Strategy/Chess, Games Around the World, Nature Survival, Olentangy Ninja, The News Room, Visual Arts, and Webpage Design. Visit the Class Brochure for a list of courses, grade level requirements, and their description.  A detailed description of each course will also be found in PowerSchool during registration. All courses will hold a maximum of 25 students. Registration will be on a first-come, first-serve basis. To register, log into your PowerSchool account, select "Registration and Forms," select the student you wish to register, and then select "Summer Enrichment Registration. For more information, view the SEE' 18 Summer Enrichment Flier. 

VIP Networking at Fenders, Hosted by GETDOT-Columbus, Volunteer Ohio, and Fenders.  Thursday, June 7, 5:30pm - 8:30pm, Fenders - It's our first time at this venue; Jerome has been stepping up his game for just about all of the great causes in town, so let's come out and support this event and make a great impression on him! Fenders is a great live music venue and carries plenty of Buckeye Vodka (just ask Seth Warren).  Join us for more of the area's best networking! As always, the fundraising efforts are completely voluntary and guilt-free; there is no cost to be a GETDOT member and we charge no entry fees to our events. If you need to tell more people you exist then you need to be at this event (and all of our events, for that matter)!  LEARN MORE

Delaware Antique Festival, Saturday, June 9, 7am - 4pm, The Boardman Arts Park - Please join us for a day of everything Antiques! Early bird admission from 7a-8a for $2! WOW! 8a-4p admission is just $1. If you are interested in a booth space please send a message above! Booth spaces are very reasonable. Space is limited so don't delay!  LEARN MORE

Central Ohio Aquathon, Saturday, June 9, 7am - 10am, Alum Creek State Park - The Central Ohio Aquathlon is a great opportunity whether you are swimming in open water and finishing with a run for the first time to an experienced triathlete looking to have fun, train and improve your open water swim and challenge yourself with run after the swim. There are several distances to choose.  Aquathlon distances and schedule:  7:00 am - 2.0 mile swim + 1.0 mile run; 8:45 am - 1.0 mile swim + 1.0 mile run;  9:30 am - .50 miles + 1.0 mile run.  Must be a USAT member or purchase a USAT 1-day license for $15. Entry fee does not include an event shirt.  LEARN MORE

Central Ohio Triathlon & Duathlon Challenge, Sunday, June 10, 7:15am - 11am, Alum Creek State Park - There is no better way to kick-off your season then with the Central Ohio Triathlon & Duathlon Challenge. Race weekend consists of multiple distance options, including the Central Ohio Super Sprint, Sprint, Olympic, and TripleTri Challenges. You can participate in the challenge as individuals, as part of a relay or by teaming up with their co-workers as part of the Central Ohio Corporate Triathlon Series.  Lots going on taht weekend, so click here to find out more: LEARN MORE 

Paint Your Pet, Tuesday, June 12, 6:30pm - 8:30pm, Taranto's Pizzeria - Paint your favorite furry friend April 24th at Taranto's Pizzeria in the heart of Lewis Center! $35 includes canvas, template creation, brushes, paint and all other supplies! How it works: After purchasing your ticket, post a photo of your pet to the facebook event page. We will use this photo as a reference to paint over at the event. 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 

Camp & Ride at Alum Creek, June 22 - June 24, Alum Creek State Park - We will be staying overnight at Alum Creek on Friday for those interested in camping. Our ride will start at 9 am on Saturday. Hope to see you there!  LEARN MORE

2nd Annual Summer Nights, June 23, North Orange Park - Family friendly bands will again kick off this fun event with food trucks & local vendors on hand to keep you busy until it’s time to sit down and enjoy the movie under the stars.  Residents will again be able to cast their vote & decide what movie will be played at each event.  Stay tuned….more details to come!  LEARN MORE

MingoMan Youth Splash-n-Dash, Saturday, June 23, 8am - 10am, Delaware State Park - Calling the youth of Central Ohio and those of the Mingoman Triathlon participants to Delaware State Park on Saturday, June 23 for a fun and fast-growing sport that combines running and swimming - the Mingoman Youth Splash & Dash. The swim will take place in the Delaware reservoir (water depth 3-4 feet) and the run on the trails around Delaware State Park.  The focus is on PARTICIPATION rather than competition. The event will expose youth participants to USA Triathlon and the exciting world of multisport! Participants will be timed but finishes are not awarded special recognition. All events within the series will be USA Triathlon sanctioned.  Event is open to youth ages 7 - 15. Age is based on age of December 31, 2018.  LEARN MORE

5th Annual MingoMan Triathlon & Duathlon, Sunday, June 24, 7:30am - 12:30pm, Delaware - On June 24, 2018, the 5th annual MingoMan Triathlon & Duathlon will be packed with heart-pounding action as a point-to-point triathlon starting with a swim in the reservoir of Delaware State Park, a bike race to the heart of the City of Delaware, and finally an exciting run through the streets of Delaware. LEARN MORE

The fifth annual “Miles for Smiles 5K Run/Walk,” presented by North Orange Family Dentistry, Saturday, July 28, 8am, North Orange Park in Lewis Center.  The proceeds from the race will benefit the Free to Smile Foundation. Free to Smile Foundation is dedicated to supporting and sustaining comprehensive, quality surgical and dental services to poor and underprivileged children and adolescents throughout the world. To this end, their volunteers and partner organizations will provide free surgical, dental and educational care for all that are served by the foundation across the globe.  KIDS FUN RUN (100 yards, recommended for kids age 7 and under) will be held at 7:50am.  Click on link for race information and registration. LEARN MORE 

2nd Annual Summer Nights, August 3, North Orange Park - Family friendly bands will again kick off this fun event with food trucks & local vendors on hand to keep you busy until it’s time to sit down and enjoy the movie under the stars. Residents will again be able to cast their vote & decide what movie will be played at each event. Stay tuned….more details to come! LEARN MORE

Triathlon for Hope (All Female), Saturday, August 18, 8am - 11am, Alum Creek State Park - This is the 7th annual all-female triathlon designed to raise awareness about early detection of breast cancer, research into eradicating the disease, recognizing the survivors and those living with breast cancer, and remembering those who have been lost to this terrible disease. The proceeds from the event are donated to local breast cancer organizations to fund breast cancer research and awareness activities. The past six years, the event has contributed several thousand dollars to local breast cancer charitable organizations through your participation in this triathlon.  LEARN MORE

2018 Delaware County Fair, September 15 - 22, 2018 - The 2018 Delaware County Fair will be held September 15-22. Come join the fun!  LEARN MORE 

Alum Creek State Park Fall Fest, October 5 and 6, Alum Creek State Park - You are invited to join us at Alum Creek State Park for are annual fall fest activities. We will be having a scavenger hunt, night hikes, seasonal movies at our amphitheater and the wonderfully scary VIP "Haunted Trail" and this is all just on Friday night.  We will have wagon rides, a disc golf tournament on the 9 hole Ft Cheshire course, fishing, tye dye plus a lot of other activities for all ages.  LEARN MORE 

Marching Pioneer Mistletoe Market, Sunday, October 14, 12pm - 4pm, Olentangy Orange High School - On October 14, we will host the first annual Mistletoe Market! Our vendors produce the finest handcrafted items in Ohio! We hope you will join us for a family friendly event!   LEARN MORE

Igniting Souls Conference, Friday, October 26, 2:30pm - 8:30pm, Hilton Columbus Polaris - Everything you want awaits you—just on the other side. But before you can do your dream, you must first CLOSE THE GAP.  Also see Author Academy Awards.   LEARN MORE

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- CLOSED - 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

2018 Car & Booster Seat Inspection Schedule for Orange Township

February 24

Saturday, February 24, 9am - noon
Orange Township Fire Station #361
7700 Gooding Blvd, Delaware, 43015.

May 2

Wednesday, May 2, 4pm - 7pm
Orange Township Fire Station #361
7700 Gooding Blvd, Delaware, 43015

July 25

Wednesday, July 25, 4pm - 7pm
Orange Township Fire Station #361
7700 Gooding Blvd, Delaware, 43015

October 17

Wednesday, October 17, 4pm - 7pm
Orange Township Fire Station #361
7700 Gooding Blvd, Delaware, 43015


Real time traffic updates. Access on computer or device. 

Your source for real time traffic updates. Access up-to-the minute details on current traffic speeds, incidents, road construction, and weather-related conditions affecting travel from your desktop, tablet or mobile device. Making Demonstrations (Selected Days)

How to receive severe weather text or Twitter alerts from Delaware County EMA

Don't be caught off guard! Be warned of severe weather in our area! You can be alerted either by phone or Twitter? Click on the link below to view the PDF file with instructions and additional information.

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! 

2018 Aquatic Center Season Pass Application Available! 

Download the 2018 Aquatic Center Season Pass Application.  Orange Township resident only.  2018 season will open for the 2018 season Wednesday, May 23, and close September 3, 2018 (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.)  To access Pool Rules & Regulations, click here.

 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 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 the Event Calendar for updates. Or call 614-522-1555 (8am - 4pm) or email:

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