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Columbus, OH 43205 
Office : (614) 645-1993 

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Spring Break Activities Radio One Pop Up Parties
Radio One is sponsoring “Pop up Parties” at various community centers during Spring Break.  The first party will be Thursday, March 24 from 3 – 5 at Linden Community Center where 107.5 will be broadcasting live.   Commercials for this will begin on Monday.  The other parties are being scheduled and we will send you the dates and times.

Egg Hunts – March 26
Radio One is partnering with Dodge Community Center to hold an “eggstravagana” from 9-11.  Spots will be aired this week on 107.1. Download the Flyer 

The Metropolitan Youth Foundation has partnered with Howard Community Center for the 18th annual All Star Saturday, which includes and egg hunt. Visit for more information

Columbus Recreation and Parks has a list of all other Community Center egg hunts :

Spring Break Drop in Activities
Centers will be offering drop in activities for Spring Break that are open to all and require no registration or payment.  Specific schedules are available on the individual webpages of centers through the CRPD website.

Spring Break Extended Hours
Six of our centers will have a presence of APPS (Applications for Purpose, Pride and Success) staff who will be on site from 7:00 pm – 11:30 pm March 29 through April 2.  The programming will include soccer, basketball, NCAA Final Four Watch party and other events.  The six centers are:


Free Lunch
Milo Grogan and Barnett will both be offering free lunch over Spring Break.

MBK Community Check-in and Next Steps Report Thank you for your continued support and engagement with the City’s My Brother’s Keeper efforts. The My Brother’s Keeper Next Steps Report & Recommendations was released on October 14, 2015. Download the Youth Perspective Report & Next Step Recommendations (large PDF)

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Calendar of Events View a schedule of My Brother's Keeper forums and meetings. - learn more

Background In October 2014, Mayor Michael B. Coleman accepted President Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) Call to Action to create and implement a plan to address opportunity gaps for boys and men of color in our community. - learn more

Completed Activities On December 1, 2014 the City hosted the first MBK Community Forum at the King Arts Complex. This forum was attended by nearly 400 stakeholders.  - learn more

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