Special Events

Cooking Caravan Chef Battle

Join the Cooking Caravan on Wednesday, July 27 at 4:00 p.m. as they square off in an exciting “Iron Chef-style” cooking competition. A few lucky audience members will become sous chefs and the rest of the audience will get to sample the food and become judges. This is a fun, high-energy event that teaches kids about food and cooking. Chef Battle is geared towards kids ages four and up and their families, but all are welcome. Registration is required and begins July 13.

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Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 4:00pm to 4:45pm

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Surf's Up Movie

After the Penguin Party, enjoy a screening of Surf’s Up an animated film about a penguin who thinks winning a surfing contest will win him admiration and respect. Children ages 9 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. 85 minutes running time.

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Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 3:15pm to 4:45pm

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Summer Astronomy Series

The Summer Astronomy Series returns to Lane this June! Faculty and staff from The Ohio State University’s Department of Astronomy and Physics will be giving presentations on our solar system. Afterwards, there will be hands-on activities and after-hours outdoor stargazing (weather permitting). Perfect for anybody interested in astronomy or just trying to get a closer look at the moon. Open to Adults, Families, and Teens.
June 23 – Dr. Don Terndrup will talk about why we have seasons (the same week as the solstice).
July 28 – Dr. Jordan Hanson will talk about the planets, the New Horizons Pluto mission, and the possibility of finding more planets!
Aug. 11 – Dr. Paul Martini will wrap up the series with a talk on eclipses and the upcoming solar eclipse that will be visible in the US in August, 2017.

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Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 8:30pm to 9:30pm

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Coloring Fun

If you love to color this is your day! We’ll be celebrating National Coloring Book Day with lots of awesome coloring pages. Drop-by anytime, relax and enjoy this creative process. Display areas will be provided for those that would like to leave a page for others to enjoy.

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Tuesday, August 2, 2016 (All day)

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Coloring Fun

If you love to color this is your day! We’ll be celebrating National Coloring Book Day with lots of awesome coloring pages. Drop by anytime, relax and enjoy this creative process. Display areas will be provided for those that would like to leave a page for others to enjoy. For all ages.

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Tuesday, August 2, 2016 (All day)

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Coloring Fun

If you love to color, this is your day! We’ll be celebrating National Coloring Book Day with lots of awesome coloring pages. Drop by anytime, relax and enjoy this creative process. Display areas will be provided for those who would like to leave a page for others to enjoy.

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Tuesday, August 2, 2016 (All day)

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Songs in the Park

Bring a blanket and find a cozy spot on the lawn to enjoy this end of summer concert. We’ll have fun outdoor activities beginning at 1:30 followed by crowd favorite, Joanie Calem at 2pm.

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Saturday, August 6, 2016 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm

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Barrington Kindergarten Storytime

Join us for a special storytime for 2016-2017 Barrington Elementary School kindergarten students. To help with the transition to kindergarten, we’ll share stories and songs about starting school, and you’ll get the chance to meet and get to know the Barrington school librarian before the first day of school.

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Monday, August 8, 2016 - 10:15am to 11:00am

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Fun Day Carnival

Join us for our annual free outdoor carnival! Play games and win prizes in a book walk, bean bag toss, facepainting, parachute play, and more. Don’t miss out on this end-of-summer fun!

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Thursday, August 11, 2016 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

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Summer Astronomy Series

The Summer Astronomy Series returns to Lane this June! Faculty and staff from The Ohio State University’s Department of Astronomy and Physics will be giving presentations on our solar system. Afterwards, there will be hands-on activities and after-hours outdoor stargazing (weather permitting). Perfect for anybody interested in astronomy or just trying to get a closer look at the moon. Open to Adults, Families, and Teens.
June 23 – Dr. Don Terndrup will talk about why we have seasons (the same week as the solstice).
July 28 – Dr. Jordan Hanson will talk about the planets, the New Horizons Pluto mission, and the possibility of finding more planets!
Aug. 11 – Dr. Paul Martini will wrap up the series with a talk on eclipses and the upcoming solar eclipse that will be visible in the US in August, 2017.

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Thursday, August 11, 2016 - 8:30pm to 9:30pm

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