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Powell Baby Time

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Ages 0 - 24 months

Believe it or not, getting your child ready to read begins at birth! Baby Time at DCDL involves rhymes, movement activities, songs, books and playtime. It is structured to be 20 minutes of interactive rhymes, songs and stories, and then the remaining 40 minutes are open play.

Dave Kaplan Magic

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Family Program

Juggling, illusion, music and comedy converge in this vaudevillesque spectacle. "The Great" Kaplan's high-energy juggling of a variety of objects (including bean bag chairs and bowling balls!) gets the audience moving. His fun magic tricks keep people guessing. His invitations for people from the audience to participate in some of his tricks keeps everyone involved.

Zak Morgan Music

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Family Program

Zak Morgan performs over 200 shows a year, using music, magic, theater and comedy to encourage children to read books and exercise their imaginations. Grammy nominee Zak Morgan's unique brand of children's music delivers songs and poems with wit and charm that inspire and tickle the funny bones of children and adults alike.

Columbus Zoo & Aquarium

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Family Program

This is always one of our most popular summer programs. Columbus Zoo & Aquarium staff members will bring about 6 creatures (animals, reptiles or birds). Children will be able to touch some of the animals at the end of the program. In past years we’ve seen an African armadillo, a flamingo, a dingo, a baby wallaby, a baby snow leopard, a civet cat, an alligator, a legless lizard, a sloth and an owl.

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