Saturday Happenings [Family & Parenting]


If you are looking for something to do with the family tomorrow here are a few ideas:

  • Norton Commons is hosting  “Just for Kids” day, June 11: 9 a.m.- 1 p.m.  Bring your family to this kid-themed farmers market and sign the roof of the home being raffled in the 2011 Kosair Children's Hospital home and BMW raffle. There will be goody bags for the first 100 kids, inflatables, face painting, a petting zoo, live music, the Worthington Fire Department and the Kosair Children's Hospital balloon. While you are there, be sure to stop by Carmen’s Cupcakes for “Laurel’s Cupcake,” designed by 12-year-old cancer survivor Laurel Dortch. Proceeds from the cupcake and as well as a portion of the proceeds from the farmer’s market will benefit Kosair Children's Hospital.


  • Jeff Fest - FREE pony rides, FREE giant inflatables (WITH UNLIMITED RIDES), interactive stone carving with Al & Penny Nelson, an art show, face painting, food, live music, plant sale, and booths.  Kids activities include making an African mask and a Native American teepee.  At 1:15pm -puppet show and story. Jeff Fest will be in Preservation park, 150 W. Market Street.  11am - 4pm   You can find more information at:


  • Schimpf's Confectionary 120th Anniversary -- candy samples, a Dixieland band, and light refreshments.   Schimpff's celebration will be at 347 Spring Street.   11am- 4pm  For more information:



Photo source: Roxane Haynes