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Columbus Metropolitan Library - Summer Reading Challenge

Columbus Metropolitan Libraries are launching their summer reading challenge.


Red White & Boom Street Closures

The Department of Building and Zoning Services at 111 North Front Street will close at 1 p.m. on July 3 for Red, White & Boom and reopen at 9 a.m. on July 5, 2024. BZS's License, Weights and Measures Offices will maintain regular hours on July 3.


Empowering Columbus' Future Leaders

City Leaders Academy is currently accepting applications for its 9-month leadership program. The deadline for applications is Friday, June 14th at 5 pm.


Registration Open for the Proud Linden Parent Program

Healthy Neighborhoods Healthy Families

A FREE program for parents or caregivers of children ages 2 to 8. Build a community by learning from other parents/caregivers and learn skills and techniques for raising young children.


Don't Miss PlayStreets Events This Summer!

Healthy Neighborhoods Healthy Families

PlayStreets events offer family-friendly activities, food trucks, music, inflatables, petting zoos and more! The free, block party events are a great way to get outdoors, connect with neighbors and enjoy the summer fun from May through August. Events will rotate locations on Saturdays at the Linden Fresh Market (1464 Cleveland Ave.) and Maize Manor United Methodist Church (3901 Maize Road). Interested in attending? Check out the full list of event dates and vendors on the website!


Grants Available - Beautify Linden

614 Beautiful

The 614 Beautiful program is looking to fund beautification projects designed by and for the community. Community organizations and/or teams of residents are invited to submit an idea that will enhance public spaces in the neighborhood. Grants of up to $15,000 are available to bring these ideas to life. Visit to learn more about the program, attend a virtual information session, and get inspired.


Columbia Gas - Gas Line Replacement

Columbia Gas

Linden residents will see Columbia Gas contractor Northern Pipeline (NPL) begin a gas line replacement project in the neighborhood starting the week of May 20. Work will begin at Greenwich Street and Aberdeen Avenue and head west for the next several months. There is no direct impact to natural gas service however traffic interruption will occur during working hours.


Tune in for Mayor Ginther's 2024 State of the City Address

City of Columbus

Please join Mayor Ginther for his 2024 State of the City address next week (May 21st at 6pm). He will share the successes we have celebrated and the opportunities on or path forward as we seek to advance safety, transit and housing in our city. This can be viewed live on Facebook and the city YouTube Channel.


Rise Up Cbus!

City of Columbus

Department of Neighborhoods is taking community pride to a whole new level! Join us for a Rise Up CBUS! event near you. Learn about resources from city and community partners. Enjoy free food, music and connect with your neighbors. Admission is free. Rise Up CBUS! supports Opportunity Rising - Mayor Andrew J. Ginther's aspirations for every Columbus resident to equitably prosper and grow.


Columbus City Pools to Open in June

Columbus Rec and Parks

As the weather becomes warmer, you may want to visit a pool to cool off. Dodge, Driving Park, Glenwood and Tuttle pools will open Saturday, May 25 of Memorial Day Weekend. Those pools will be open 12-6 p.m. that day and 12-5 p.m. on May 26. They won't be open on weekdays until June 8, when the rest of the city pools open for the season. After June 8, every city pool will be open weekdays from 1-7:30 p.m., Saturdays from 12-6 p.m. and Sundays from 12-5 p.m. Residents over the age of three looking to visit the city pools will need a Leisure Card from Columbus Recreation and Parks.


APPLY: Neighborhood Program Specialist Position

City of Columbus, Neighborhoods

Department of Neighborhoods seeks a Neighborhood Program Specialists. This position serves as a liaison between the citizens, neighborhood organizations and City staff. This position educates residents and neighborhood groups on available City programs and services and consults with City officials and community leaders. Learn more and apply!


Office of Violence - Year 1 Update

City of Columbus, Office of Violence Preventation

Learn more about the steps taken to reduce homicides in Columbus and get involved with future opportunities to inform the OVP on other initiatives.


Combatting Summer Hunger

Advocate's for Ohio's Future

Join a lunch and learn webinar to make sure no youth go hungry this summer.


State Support Team Summer 2024 Events

Ohio Department of Education

State Support Team #11 is pleased to offer this 2024 Summer Resource Directory for Individuals with Disabilities. Click below for the resource guide to camps and other programming - including contact information and full details. If you offer a resource that is not listed, please send an email to for future consideration.


Spark Your Child's Imagination

The City of Columbus Recreation and Parks

Unlock your child's artistic potential with captivating arts-themed summer camps! Spaces are still available in a variety of enriching programs, such as Teen Clay Academy, Electronic & Digital Arts Camp AI and Great Art Getaway. Whether your child seeks to explore their passions or discover new talents, our camps offer the perfect opportunity for growth and creativity. Act now - spots are filling up fast!

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