Situated northeast of Columbus, Westerville is a great
place to live, work, play or visit. With over 580 acres of
park land in 46 locations, Westerville is, indeed, a City
Within a Park. And there’s more!
In August 2014, Ohio Magazine named Westerville one of it's
five Best Hometowns!
Come enjoy our attractions, historic sites and year-round
Arnold Kids Got Talent!
The Columbus Children’s Theatre is partnering with
the Arnold Sports Festival to find the most talented performers in
town. The group is on the hunt for singers, dancers, jugglers,
ventriloquists, magicians and talented children of all types between
the ages of 8-18.
Auditions will take place on Saturday, January 24
and Sunday, January 25 at Westerville North High School, which is
located at 950 County Line Road. Participants should come prepared
to present 90 seconds of material. Top performers from preliminary
auditions will be invited to perform at the Arnold Kids Expo on
Saturday, March 7, for an esteemed panel of judges who will announce
the best act in the city.
The first place winner will receive a $2,500
scholarship and will appear with Arnold Schwarzenegger in a
commercial for Ricart Automotive Group. to register online
15th Annual Bowl-a-Thon Slated for
It’s time to make plans to participate in the 15th
annual Westerville Community Bowl-a-Thon! The event is scheduled for
Saturday, February 21, 2015, at the Columbus Square Bowling Palace,
5705 Forest Hills Blvd.
Funds raised from this event benefit the Westerville
Chamber Foundation, the Westerville Education Foundation, and the
Westerville Symphony at Otterbein.
Bowl-a-Thon organizers have created several
different ways for businesses and the community to become involved
and/or sponsor the event.
The event will feature a DJ, food, high school bands
and choirs, a quartet from the symphony, and other entertainment.
Mark your calendar now for this great opportunity to help education,
the arts, and provide scholarships to youth in our community.
Interested persons can visit
2015 Community Bowl-A-Thon to sign up to bowl, become a
sponsor, buy advance raffle tickets, or make a donation if unable to
attend the event.
Ohio Magazine Features
You might recognize the white trestle on the front cover of this
month's issue of Ohio Magazine. It is one of the
to Alum Creek Park North on W. Main St. All central Ohio editions of
the magazine's November issue feature a Westerville family at Alum
Creek Park North. Inside the issue, you'll find an article
highlighting several Uptown businesses and an attractive ad on the
"We're delighted that Westerville was chosen as one of Ohio
Magazine's Best Hometowns for 2014-2015," says Westerville
Visitors & Convention Bureau Executive Director Jeff Hartnell. "We
are so happy to reach a new audience to show everything Westerville
has to offer."
Hartnell says there will be more articles in the coming months.
Java Central Coffee House
20 B. South State St.
Westerville, OH 43081
Java Central is a
friendly, comfortable coffee house, featuring our own custom roasted
coffee and espresso drinks, plus teas and chais, hot chocolates,
frozen specialty drinks and fruit smoothies. we also serve a variety
of food-sandwiches, muffins, scones, bagels, cookies and yogurt. we
are larger than we look- we have multiple rooms with seating for 50
or more. we have hand-made jewelry, scarves and eclectic gifts in
our Gift Boutique. the Java Art Gallery presents art for display and
sale by our monthly artist, and the art of other local artists is
displayed throughout the shop. In addition, java Central presents
live music on Friday evenings (Open Mic-considered one of the best
around) and on Saturday evenings (professional
performers-singer/songwriters, musicians in all genres; pop, rock,
bluegrass, folk, jazz, etc.) The Gallery room
is available for meetings, receptions, training, showers and
parties. We also offer free Wi-Fi.
Ron & Cheryl Keller, Owners
12 E. Main St.
Westerville, OH 43081
Phone: (614) 882-8863
Captivating Canines on Facebook
See what's new at Captivating Canines, featuring gifts for dog and cat
toys, treats and food for dogs and cats.
Great gift items include: ornaments, figurines, key chains,
earrings, pendants, glass beaded dogs and cats, candles, dog and cat
planters, calendars, magnets, stockings, flags, art work, custom t-shirts and more for owners.
You'll also find Fromms food, Smokehouse treats
and lots of toys, collars, leashes and clothes for dogs.
The fourth Saturday of every
month, CHA Shelter will be at Captivating Canines with adoptable
cats & dogs from 1pm till 4pm.
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