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614 Events: Aug. 21-27, 2020

614 Events: Aug. 21-27, 2020

Lori Schmidt

This week has plenty of events worthy of Columbus’s eclectic population. Whatever your interests, you should be able to find something to add to your calendar.

Enjoy your weekend, Columbus!

Aug. 21- Aug. 27, The 6-ft gallery—The Dublin Arts Council and the Dublin Convention & Visitors Bureau are featuring four local artists in a temporary public exhibit that is on view now through Labor Day 2020. There are eight, 6-ft-long decals on the sidewalks of Historic Dublin, the Bridge Park development, and on the east and west sides of the Dublin Link pedestrian bridge. As the name implies, the exhibits can be enjoyed while social distancing. More information can be found here.

Aug. 21- Aug. 27, Free Comic Book Summer—Laughing Ogre on High Street is one of several comic book stores participating in Free Comic Book summer. Publishers are making around six new titles available every week, so check with the store before heading over and grabbing your free merch.

Aug. 21, North Market Night Market—The once-a-month Night Market allows customers to buy a variety of merchandise directly from local entrepreneurs. North Market may be 144-years old, but they have kept up-to-date on the health measures related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The precautions they are observing are detailed here.

Aug. 21, Aug. 24, Aug. 26, Franklin County Public Health Immunization Clinic—Children in need of having their vaccinations updated, can have that done between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. at 280 E. Broad St. Columbus. Appointments are required, so click here to snag a spot.

Aug. 27, Nocterra Run Club—Runners of all abilities (which includes those walking) are meeting Thursdays outside of Columbus Running Company in Powell at 6:15 p.m. to join fellow fitness enthusiasts to travel the couple miles to the finish line at Nocterra, where they can refresh with a beer.

Aug. 27, Franklin Park Conservatory Vulnerable Population Hours—For those needing to take special precautions as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens opens at 9 a.m. on Thursdays for guests with high-risk considerations, such as seniors or people with compromised immune systems. General admission visitors can enter starting at 10 a.m. Tickets should be reserved prior to a visit and can be purchased online.

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