The Columbus Recreation and Parks Department’s (CRPD) 66th Annual Creative Arts Event – a showcase of the creative talents of central Ohio area residents ages 50 and over – kicks off Wednesday, May 9 with a special opening night Artist Reception at the Martin Janis Community Senior Center and runs through May 18.
Wednesday, May 9, doors open 5:30 p.m.
Presentation of awards, entertainment and reception
Line Dance Showcase
Thursday, May 10, 12 p.m.
Line dance acts from central Ohio including Men in Black from Marion Franklin
Dinner Dance Party
Friday, May 11, doors open at 5 p.m.
Dinner and Show featuring Divas Betty Londergan and Cynthia Carr
Tickets are $18. Deadline to register with payment is May 9.*
Line Dance Workshop with Derick Steele
Saturday, May 12, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Tickets are $35 and include workshop and lunch
Please call Gillie Community Center to register, 614-645-3106
Poetry & Writing Expo
Monday, May 14, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Readings of short stories and poetry
Central Ohio Area Agency on Aging Hall of Fame Ceremony
Wednesday, May 16, 1 p.m.
Coffee and Canvas with Mike Phillips
Thursday, May 17, 10 a.m.
Tickets are $10. Advance registration is required.*
Thursday, May 17, 1 p.m.
Acts from local performers and Community Centers.
Bill Cohen Concert
Friday, May 18, 7 p.m.
Admission is free, but donations will be collected for Central Ohio Alzheimer’s Association.
*Registration/Payment can be done in person at Martin Janis or Gillie Community Centers.