April Events

Upper Arlington High Schools Art Exhibit

April 6-28, Concourse Gallery, Municipal Building
Students at Upper Arlington High School and Wellington bring their artwork for visitors to view in the Concourse Gallery. Stop in and support these wonderful young artists in our community.

Author Visit

Apr 13, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM, Wellington School
Author of the best-selling book “Changing the Game: The Parents Guide to Raising Happy, High Performing Athletes,” John O’Sullivan will share his wealth of practical, hands-on knowledge garnered through years of working with players and their families on sport specific development, fitness and nutrition, college recruiting, and training high-performing athletes by creating a player-centered environment. For tickets, RSVP to events@wellington.org. All events are free and open to the public.

Float Workshop

April 14, 6:30-8 pm, Municipal Services Building, Council Chambers

Part of a community that designs a float for the July 4th parade? Need some help getting started? The Upper Arlington Civic Association’s 4th of July committee sponsors a Float Builders Workshop every year.

Everything you need to know to organize your neighbors and build a float

An expert panel of builders to answer all your questions

And the big reveal, the theme and Grand Marshall of this year’s parade will be announced

Questions? Please contact UACA Float Chairs Bent and Angie Theaker at uacajuly4floats@gmail.com

Local Classes

UA Creative Photography: April 14 at 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM: Listen to a brief history of wet plate collodion and learn about notable contemporary practitioners of this beautiful and versatile process with infinite possibilities! Join us at the studio for a free presentation by professional artist & instructor Heather F. Wetzel! Light refreshments and drinks will be available for your enjoyment. RSVP required. For more details on this lecture and to reserve your spot please visit: http://tinyurl.com/j345k5l

DIY Friday Night for 6-8th Graders: April 22, 7-8:30 p.m: Join Lesser Bear owner Kate Morris for a DIY project and fun night with friends.  Pizza from JETS and all supplies included. $30 Spots are limited, sign up through the Picasso website.

Ohioana Author Panel

April 21, 5 pm, Upper Arlington Public Library, Main Library

Ohioana featured authors Amit Majmudar (Ohio Poet Laureate), Mindy McGinnis, and David Meyers visit the library to answer questions on a moderated panel about writing and publishing. After the moderated portion of the discussion, they will take questions from the audience. Authors will be available to sign books afterwards. This will be a free event. Registration opens March 14, 2016. Participants can register by visiting ualibrary.org or by calling 614-486-9621.
See all the events at UAPL on their website.

School Events

Arts Festival: April 9, 12-3 pm, Wellington School

Art and Talent Show: April 16, St. Agatha School

Gallery Hop: April 19, 4-5:45 pm, Burbank School

Band Concert: April 20, 7:30-8:30 pm, Hastings Auditorium

Spring Play: Twelve Angry Jurors, April 22, 23, 24, UAHS Auditorium

Film Festival: April 28, 7-9 pm, UAHS, Little Theater

Golden Bear Rock Fest

April 23, 7-11 pm, St. Agatha Monseigneur Kennedy Center

The Upper Arlington Alumni Association’s Golden Bear Rock Fest began in 2012 as an event to benefit both UA Alumni Association and spotlight popular 60’s garage bands. This year’s musical guests will be Temple Monkey and The Majestics. Ticket price covers admission to the party. Cash bar and food are available. Ages 21 and over only, $25 per ticket with sponsorships available. Tickets are available for purchase at the Golden Bear Rock Fest website.

Burbank Bash

April 23

The annual Burbank PTO fundraising auction will be held at the OSU Golf Course. Auction items include local artisans like Re:Work Furnishing, Love You Sew Boutique and the Lesser Bear, as well as art projects made and donated by each classroom and gift certificates from local businesses such as Tiny Picassos.

Do you have an art related event in the city you would like us to add? Email pmoreyarts@gmail.com or send us a message on Twitter @uarthere

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