Columbus Parks & Recreation | Free Events

Tuesday Night Trivia
Columbus Indiana Parks and Recreation Department on Facebook Live at 6:30pm

October: 4 & 18
November: 1 & 29
December: 6 & 20
January: 10 & 24
February: 7 & 21
March: 7 & 21
April: 4 & 18

Put your knowledge to the test for fabulous prizes. Join us on Facebook for our live virtual Trivia. Each night’s winner will receive an award. Simply click on the trivia video when it goes live at 6:30pm on trivia nights, enter your answers in the comments and have fun!

MOVIES IN THE PARK – Avengers: End Game | FREE
All Ages | October 8 | Mill Race | Dark Fall
Families, blankets and snacks are all welcome to enjoy movies under the stars once a month this summer! Don’t forget the bug spray! Movies start at darkfall so sit back and enjoy the feature!

HALLOWEEN FALL FEST | FREE
October 22 | 4–7pm | Donner Park
Are you ready for an evening of fun fall festivities in the park?
Join Columbus Parks and Recreation at Donner Park on October 22 for family fun and take a trip down the Donner Trick-Or-Treat Trail. Think your costume is the best? Stick around for our annual costume contest for a chance to win fabulous prizes! Register at the Parks and Recreation booth!

Ages 0–5: Judging begins at 5pm
6–12: Judging begins at 5:30pm
12+: (adults welcome) Judging begins at 6pm

COLUMBUS BLUEGRASS JAMBOREE | FREE
All Ages | November 12, January 14, March 11 | Donner Center
Open Jam Session begins at 4pm
Group performances begin at 5pm
Donations will be accepted.

FESTIVAL OF THE YOUNG CHILD | FREE
Ages 8 & under | April 1 | 10am–12pm | Donner Center
Ages 8 & under | April 1 | 10am–12pm | Donner Center
Join Parks and Recreation and Children Inc. as we celebrate the 53rd annual Festival of the Young Child. Celebrate the joy of laughter with our April Fools themed day of fun and games! Games, activities, entertainment, and prizes will all focus on the funny side of life. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

ANNUAL EASTER EGG HUNT | FREE
Ages 1-2, 3-4, 5-6, 7-8 | April 8 | 10am | Donner Park
If raining, candy and eggs will be distributed in Donner Center. Co-sponsored with radio 1010 WCSI. Please bring a bag or basket for your eggs.

EGG-CEPTIONAL EGG HUNT | FREE
All Ages | April 8 | 11am | Donner Park
Sensory friendly/quiet egg hunt for individuals with sensory and special needs. Lots of eggs and prizes to win! See cars and trucks from local law enforcement and the fire department. This event is cosponsored by WKKG Radio and Imprint Pediatric Therapy.

Parks and Rec Spring Kickoff Field Day  |  FREE
All Ages | April 15 | 1-4pm | Lincoln Park
Join us as we kick off our summer activities! Have you thought about signing up for a parks and recreation program, but have been hesitant to try something new? Are you interested in some of our programs, but have a few questions? We are here to help! Drop in for our free field day where adults and children are
welcome to try out different activities, sports and programs.  Get hands on practice to see what programs are right for you. Interact with our staff and get to know the friendly faces that you will work with at our programs. We will be offering onsite registration, hands on learn-to-plays, games, activities and more!