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The Big Table 2017 Promo # 1

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The Big Table is taking place on Wednesday May 17, at places all around Columbus. The purpose is for groups of 8-12 people to sit down and discuss issues in their community, as well as the strengths and opportunities facing our community, through the ideas shared through the conversation.

For more information, go to

The Big Table 2017 Promo # 2

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The Big Table is taking place on Wednesday May 17, at places all around Columbus. The purpose is for groups of 8-12 people to sit down and discuss issues in their community, as well as the strengths and opportunities facing our community, through the ideas shared through the conversation.

For more information, go to

The Big Table 2017 Promo # 3

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The Big Table is taking place on Wednesday May 17, at places all around Columbus. The purpose is for groups of 8-12 people to sit down and discuss issues in their community, as well as the strengths and opportunities facing our community, through the ideas shared through the conversation.

For more information, go to

The DJBC Happy Hour Operation: TSR Promo (March 20, 2017)

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WCRS - In Living Color (2017 version) Station ID

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2019 Early Voting PSA (to November 4, 2019)

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Election Day Voting 2019 PSA - to November 5, 2019

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2019 Daylight Savings Time END PSA - November 2-3, 2019

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2019 Free Press Awards - November 4, 2019

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Promo - The DJBC Happy Hour (# 320) - The 2010s (12/16/19 Show)

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A promo for The DJBC Happy Hour, Show # 320 (December 16, 2019)

PSA - Early Voting Registration 2020 Primary (to February 18)

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PSA - Early Voting Registration 2020 Primary # 2 (to February 18)

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PSA - Daylight Savings Time 2020 Start (to March 8)

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Daylight Savings Time for 2020 starts on Sunday March 8.

Giving Tuesday NOW 2020 (May 5, 2020)

Giving Tuesday Now is Tuesday May 5, 2020. An online day of giving to non-profits, whose bottom lines have been severely impacted by the Coronavirus.

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PSA - Voting Registration & Early Voting # 1 (to 10/05/2020)

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Register to Vote for the 2020 Election.
The deadline to Register in Ohio is October 5.

PSA - Voting Registration & Early Voting # 2 (to 10/05/2020)

Need to check your Voter Registration Status? Go to The deadline to register for the November Election is October 5, 2020. Don't wait!

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The Big Table 2020 PSA - to OCT 16

Promo/PSA for The (Virtual) Big Table - Friday October 16, 2020 For more information, go to

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2020 Census PSA # 2

2020 Census -

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2020 Early Voting PSA # 1 - to November 2 at 1PM

PSA # 1 for Early Voting in Ohio and Franklin County

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2020 General Election Early Voting PSA # 2 (11/02)

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Early Voting Hours in Ohio:
10/06-09; 10/12-16 - 8AM to 5PM
10/19-23 - 8AM to 6PM
10/24 & 10/31 - 8AM to 4PM
10/25 & 11/01 - 1PM to 5PM
10/26-30 - 8AM to 7PM
11/02 - 8AM to 2PM

Polls are Open on Election Day from 6:30AM to 7:30PM on November 3, 2020.

2020 Early Voting PSA - Short Version (11/02/2020)

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Early Voting Hours in Ohio:
10/06-09; 10/12-16 - 8AM to 5PM
10/19-23 - 8AM to 6PM
10/24 & 10/31 - 8AM to 4PM
10/25 & 11/01 - 1PM to 5PM
10/26-30 - 8AM to 7PM
11/02 - 8AM to 2PM

Polls are Open on Election Day from 6:30AM to 7:30PM on November 3, 2020.

Daylight Savings Time Spring Forward - 3/14/2021

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PSA - Daylight Savings Time End 2021

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Daylight Savings Time ends on November 7, 2021.
Daylight Savings Time will return on March 13, 2022.

Daylight Savings Time Spring Forward - 3/13/2022

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Weekend Warrior - October 20, 2022

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Here is What's Happening This Weekend:
- HighBall (October 22; 2-11PM; Goodale & Park Streets, Short North;
- Grandview Harvest Hop (October 22; 5-8PM; Grandview Avenue between First and Third Avenues, Grandview Heights;
- Bexley Harvest Festival (October 21; 6PM; Jeffrey Park: 165 N. Parkview Ave., Bexley;
- The Great Pumpkin Aglow (October 19-23; Heritage Park: 60 N. Cleveland Ave., Westerville)
- Circleville Pumpkin Show (October 19-22; Downtown Circleville;
- Pumpkins Aglow (October 19-23 & October 26-30; Franklin Park Conservatory: 1777 E. Broad St., Franklin Park;
- Iowa at Ohio State, "Scarlet Out The Shoe" (October 22 at 12PM; Ohio Stadium: 411 Woody Hayes Drive, Columbus; On TV on FOX, with The "Big Noon Kickoff" LIVE from Campus)
- RENT & The Rocky Horror Show (Short North Stage, Short North;
- Requiem (October 23 at 1:30PM; Holy Rosary/Rock of Faith Church: 1667 E. Main St., South of Main)
- Olde Towne Art Walk (October 23; 700 Collective, Olde Towne East)
- Worthington Sunday Funday (October 23; High Street between State Route 161 and New England Ave., Worthington;

WCRS Announcer - The Weekend Warrior - November 3, 2022

3:14 minutes (2.97 MB)

The Weekend Warrior - December 1, 2022

4:28 minutes (4.11 MB)

Tree Lightings:
Ohio Statehouse
Dublin - Riverside Crossing Park

Canal Winchester - Downtown Canal Winchester
Delaware - Downtown Delaware
German Village - Frank Fetch Park
Grove City - Grove City Town Center
Otterbein University - Towers Plaza
Upper Arlington - Mallway Park
Westerville - City Hall
Whitehall - The Kelley Green at Norton Crossing (Bus - # 10, 24)

Lancaster - Downtown Lancaster
Pickerington - Olde Pickerington
Plain City - Plain City
Reynoldsburg - City Hall (Bus - # 2 to Reynoldsburg)

Bexley - Northeast Drexel Circle, Broad St & Drexel Ave. (Bus - # 10)
Groveport - Groveport
Hilliard - Hilliard Station Park

Grandview Heights - Grandview Community Center

Holiday Festivals:
Statehouse Open House

Canal Winchester - Christmas in the Village
Grove City - Christmas Festival/Mistletoe Market, Grove City Town Center

Delaware - First Friday, Downtown Delaware
Upper Arlington - Winter Fair, Mallway Park (in front of Jones Middle School & Fire Station 95)
Whitehall - Whitehall Wonderland, The Kelley Green at Norton Crossing

Downtown - Discovery District Trolley Hop
Downtown - Winter Fest, Bicentennial Park
Lancaster - Winter Fair
Plain City - Christmas Under The Clock/Route 42 Holiday Hop
Short North - Holiday Hop, High Street between Nationwide Blvd. & 5th Ave., Short North

Clintonville - Holiday Ville!
German Village - Village Lights
Westerville - Sertoma Christmas Parade, State St. between St. Paul the Apostle Church and Electric Avenue

Grandview Heights - Holidays in the Heights, Grandview Avenue between First and Third Avenue, Grandview Heights

Worthington - Illuminating Shopping, High Street between New England and Stafford Avenue, Worthington

The Arts:
Jazz Arts Group Home for the Holidays at the Southern Theatre (through December 4)

The Weekend Warrior - December 8, 2022

4:02 minutes (3.66 MB)

- Obetz (December 10, Lancaster Park; CORRECTION from recording)
- Clintonville (December 11, Whetstone Community Center & Whetstone Library)

- Franklinton Fridays (December 9, Franklinton Arts District)

- White Christmas (Short North Stage; through January 1)
- CATCO New Works Festival for Young Audiences (CPAC; through December 11)
- The Happy Elf (CCT at the Lincoln; through December 23)
- The Nutcracker (BalletMet at the Ohio Theatre; through December 24)
- Dave Koz & Friends Concert (Southern Theatre; December 10)

The Weekend Warrior - December 22, 2022

Holiday events for Christmas weekend 2022.

2:45 minutes (2.52 MB)

The Weekend Warrior - December 29, 2022

3:47 minutes (3.47 MB)

The Weekend Warrior for December 29, 2022

Kwanzaa (Experience Columbus) -
Columbus Underground New Year's Eve -
Greater Columbus Sports Commission New Year's Ideas -

The Weekend Warrior - January 12, 2023

4:44 minutes (4.34 MB)

The Weekend Warrior for MLK Weekend:
Franklinton Fridays (January 13) - Franklinton Arts District
Columbus Symphony - RESPECT: The Music of Aretha Franklin (January 14) - Ohio Theatre

MLK Events:
Capital University (January 16) -
Otterbein University (January 17 & 18) -
Columbus State Community College (January 23-27) -
Streetlight Guild (January 16) -
King Arts Complex & Ohio History Connection (January 16) -
The City of Columbus (January 16) -

The Weekend Warrior - January 19, 2023

1:40 minutes (1.49 MB)

The Weekend Warrior for January 19, 2023

The Weekend Warrior - January 26, 2023

3:38 minutes (3.34 MB)

The Weekend Warrior - February 2, 2023

3:31 minutes (3.2 MB)

Events Happening This Weekend:
Columbus Symphony - Dvorak's New World (February 3 & 4 at Ohio Theatre)
35MM - Imagine Productions at Club Diversity
Intimate Apparel - JCC Gallery Players (February 4 at JCC Columbus)
9 to 5 - CATCO (February 2-19 at Vern Riffe Center)
Slave Play - Short North Stage (through February 19 at Short North Stage)
First Friday - February 3 in Downtown Delaware
Gallery Hop - February 4 in Short North
Franklin Park Conservatory Community Day Celebrates Black History Month - February 5 at Franklin Park Conservatory

The Weekend Warrior - February 16, 2023

2:48 minutes (2.53 MB)

The Weekend Warrior - February 23, 2023

3:10 minutes (2.87 MB)

The Weekend Warrior - March 9, 2023

2:32 minutes (2.32 MB)

Events this Weekend:
- St. Patrick's Day in Dublin (March 11 & 18) - Historic Dublin
- Franklinton Friday (March 10) - Franklinton Arts District
- Dublin State of the Community (March 9) - The Exchange at Bridge Park
- Bexley State of the Community (March 14) - Bexley Public Library
- Westerville State of the Community (March 16) - Renaissance Columbus Westerville-Polaris
- You Can't Take It With You (March 9-12) - Columbus Performing Arts Center (Grandview-Carriage Place Players)

The Weekend Warrior - March 23, 2023

2:09 minutes (1.95 MB)

The Weekend Warrior - April 6, 2023

2:46 minutes (2.54 MB)

Columbus Clippers vs. Charlotte Knights (through April 9; Huntington Park)
Columbus Blue Jackets vs. New York Rangers (April 8; Nationwide Arena)
First Friday - "Earth Day" in Downtown Delaware (April 7; Downtown Delaware;
Into the Woods - Short North Stage (through April 16; Garden Theatre;
But, You Could Have Held My Hand - CATCO (through April 8; Studio Two, Vern Riffe Center;
Health Hub - April 8 (Friendship Missionary Baptist Church - 1775 W. Broad St., Hilltop; 9AM to 2PM)
World on the Move - through April 11 (Columbus Main Library - 96 S. Grant Ave., Discovery District;
The Paw Patrol - April 7-9 (Ohio Theatre;
COTA - May Service Change Meeting - April 13 & 18 (Hybrid;

The Weekend Warrior - April 13, 2023

4:46 minutes (4.35 MB)

Weekend Warrior - April 20, 2023

4:00 minutes (3.65 MB)

The Weekend Warrior - April 20, 2023

The Weekend Warrior - May the Fourth Edition (May 4, 2023)

4:25 minutes (4.07 MB)

May the Fourth Be With You Event - Columbus Metropolitan Library (96 S. Grant Ave., Discovery District;

First Friday "Game Night" - Downtown Delaware (

COSI Science Festival - COSI (333 W. Broad St., Franklinton;
Bexley Yard Sale & FreeCycle - Bexley
Merion Village Yard Sale - Merion Village
Herb Festival - Gahanna (
Gallery Hop - Short North (
The Journey: Civil Rights - Converging Arts Columbus (The Lincoln Theatre: 769 E. Long St., King-Lincoln Bronzeville;

Franklin Park Conservatory Community Day - Franklin Park Conservatory (1777 E. Broad St., Olde Towne EastFRANKLIN PARK;
Olde Towne Art Walk - 700 Collective/The Mansion 731 (Olde Towne East;
Central Ohio Symphony Concert (Gray Chapel - Ohio Wesleyan University: 61 S. Sandusky St., Delaware;

- The Wolves (through May 21; Vern Riffe Center - Studio 2; 77 S. High St., Downtown;
- When We Were Young (May 5-20; Columbus Performing Arts Center: 549 Franklin Ave., Discovery District;
- Disaster! (through May 6; Columbus Performing Arts Center: 549 Franklin Ave., Discovery District;

COSI Science Festival (May 3-6;
Central Ohio Folk Music Festival (May 6-7; Highbanks Metro Park, Lewis Center;

The Weekend Warrior - June 8, 2023

4:58 minutes (4.56 MB)

Among the events the weekend of June 8, 2023...
The Columbus Arts Festival ( [BUS - Various Routes]
Trash to Treasures ( [BUS - # 2, 10, 11, or 22]
Westgate Home Tour ( [BUS - # 10]
Avenue 4 All ( [BUS - # 5]
(614) Day Columbus - JUNE 14!!!

and Pride ALL Over...
- Columbus Metropolitan Library Second Saturdays (; BUS - # 10 & 11)
- Hilliard Pride - Hilliard Station Park (BUS - # 21 & 32)
- Westerville Pride - Westerville City Hall
- Upper Arlington Pride - Mallway Park
- New Albany Pride Market - BrewDog New Albany
- "Light Up The World With Pride" - St. John Episcopal Church, Worthington
- Pride on Pearl (; BUS - VARIOUS Routes)

The Weekend Warrior - June 29, 2023

July Fourth Weekend Warrior 2023

4:29 minutes (4.12 MB)

Here is the Fourth of July Edition of The Weekend Warrior for June 29, 2023.

Columbus On The Cheap:

Experience Columbus:

And there are other events happening this weekend, as well.

The Weekend Warrior - July 6, 2023

4:00 minutes (3.64 MB)

The Weekend Warrior - May 11, 2023

3:45 minutes (3.43 MB)

The Weekend Warrior - July 20, 2023

4:00 minutes (3.63 MB)

The Weekend Warrior - July 27, 2023

3:51 minutes (3.52 MB)

There is a lot happening this weekend:
- The Ohio State Fair is underway.
- The Whitehall Food Truck Festival is Saturday along Yearling Road.
- The Canal Winchester Blues & Jazz Festival is this weekend.
- The Lancaster Festival closes Saturday with Sheryl Crow headlining.
- Fourth Friday is Friday on State Street in Uptown Westerville and Grandview Hop is Saturday along Grandview Avenue in Grandview & 5th by Northwest.
- The Ganthers Place Garden Tour is Sunday in Ganthers Place on the South Side.
- National Night Out is next Tuesday.

Plus LIVE Theatre, Music, and who the Clippers are playing this weekend and next.

The Weekend Warrior - August 3, 2023

3:32 minutes (3.17 MB)

The Weekend Warrior - August 10, 2023

3:25 minutes (3.11 MB)

Among the events happening:
- The 20th Anniversary of the African-American Wellness Walk (August 12 at 7AM, at Livingston Park)
- The Reynoldsburg Tomato Festival (August 10-12 at Huber Park in Reynoldsburg)
- Franklinton Fridays (August 11 in Franklinton)
- Festival Latino (August 12 & 13 at Genoa Park)
- Mid-Ohio Indie Book Expo (August 12 at Mid-Ohio Food Collective)
Plus more!

Central Ohio High School Football Preview 2023 - Week 1

1:54 minutes (1.75 MB)

Week 1 of the 2023 High School Football Season
Dayton Meadowdale at Columbus East (Thursday)

Westerville Central at Westerville North
Groveport Madison at Canal Winchester
Marysville at New Albany
Whetstone at Bishop Watterson (at Ohio Dominican Panther Field)
Newark Catholic at Bishop Ready (at Fortress Obetz)
Sunbury Big Walnut at Bishop Hartley
Teays Valley at Lancaster
Buckeye Valley at Delaware Hayes
Westerville South at Dublin Jerome
Columbus West at Hilliard Davidson
Thomas Worthington at Beechcroft
Northland at Walnut Ridge
Marion-Franklin at Granville
Reynoldsburg at Upper Arlington
Franklin Heights at Bexley
Whitehall at Hamilton Township
Bloom-Carroll at Harvest Prep
Newark at Zanesville
Linden McKinley at Amanda-Clearcreek
Heath at Liberty Union
London at Washington Court House
Toledo Whitmer at Olentangy
Central Crossing at Columbus Independence
Centennial at Grandview Heights
Mifflin at KIPP Columbus
Whitehouse Anthony Wayne at Hilliard Darby
St. Charles at Chillicothe
Westland at Briggs
Watkins Memorial at Worthington Kilbourne
Olentangy Berlin at Hilliard Bradley
Dresden Tri-Valley at DeSales
West Jefferson at Africentric
Pickerington Central at Olentangy Liberty

Games from all over Ohio:

The Weekend Warrior - August 17, 2023

4:40 minutes (4.25 MB)

The Weekend Warrior for August 17, 2023.

The Weekend Warrior - August 24, 2023

4:33 minutes (4.14 MB)

Weekend Events Happening August 25-31, 2023

Among the events:
4th Friday (August 25; State Street between Home and Park Streets, Westerville) (Bus - Westerville COTA Plus)
Wonderbus at CAS (August 25-27; 2540 Olentangy River Road, Columbus) (Bus - Line 1)
Art in the Park (August 26; MPACC Box Park: 925 Mount Vernon Avenue, King-Lincoln Bronzeville) (Bus - Line 7)
Smoke & Fire Festival (August 26; Schneider Park, Bexley) (Bus - Line 1 or 2)
Grandview Hop (August 26: Grandview Avenue between First and Fifth Avenues, Grandview Heights & 5th by Northwest) (Bus - Line 3 or 5)
Merion Village Festival (August 27; Moeller Park, Merion Village) (Bus - Line 4 or 8)

ALSO (not included in Podcast):
Local Author Festival (August 26 at Bexley Public Library) (Bus - Line 2)

WCRS High School Football Preview - 2023 Week 2 (August 25, 2023)

2:00 minutes (1.83 MB)

KIPP Columbus at Eastmoor Academy
Briggs at Whetstone

Worthington Kilbourne at Thomas Worthington
Hilliard Bradley at Hilliard Darby
Westerville South at Westerville Central
Grove City at Hilliard Davidson
Franklin Heights at Westland
Chillicothe at London
Independence at Columbus East
Bishop Hartley at Bloom-Carroll
Bishop Watterson at Dublin Scioto
Centerville at Dublin Coffman
Buckeye Valley at Jonathan Alder
Dublin Jerome at Reynoldsburg
Cleveland Glenville at Olentangy Liberty
Olentangy Berlin at Olentangy Orange
St. Charles at Beechcroft
New Albany at Canal Winchester
Columbus West at Grandview Heights
Upper Arlington at Big Walnut
Westerville North at Central Crossing
Logan at Teays Valley
Hamilton Badin at DeSales
Mount Vernon at Newark
Columbus Academy at Cardington-Lincoln
Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy at Bishop Ready (at Fortress Obetz)
Liberty Union at Hebron Lakewood
Licking Valley at Heath
Centennial at Columbus South
Vinton County at Circleville
Franklin Furnace Green at Grove City Christian
Perrysburg at Marysville
Mifflin at Bexley
Linden McKinley at Africentric
Gibsonia Pine-Richmond (PA) at Pickerington North
Paint Valley at West Jefferson
Dayton Christian at Worthington Christian
Licking Heights at Dresden Tri-Valley
Lancaster at Hamilton Township
Marion-Franklin at Delaware Hayes
Thornville Sheridan at Watkins Memorial
Huber Heights Wayne at Pickerington Central

Northland at Whitehall

Week 2:

Central Ohio High School Football 2023 - Week 3

1:23 minutes (1.27 MB)

Upper Arlington at Pickerington North, Hilliard Davidson at Dublin Jerome, Hilliard Bradley at Westerville Central, Bloom-Carroll at Jonathan Alder, Briggs at Franklin Heights, Canal Winchester at Lancaster, Canton McKinley at Dublin Coffman, Dayton Carroll at Northland, Chillicothe at Westerville North, Central Crossing at Westland, Columbus Academy at Newark Catholic, Eastmoor Academy at Harvest Prep, Granville at Johnstown, Hilliard Darby at Olentangy Orange, Mount Vernon at Delaware Hayes, Olentangy Liberty at Gahanna Lincoln, Olentangy at Westerville South, St. Charles at Independence, Teays Valley at Watkins Memorial, Walnut Ridge at New Albany, Whetstone at Bishop Ready (at St. Francis DeSales H.S.), Thomas Worthington at Grove City

Full Week 3 Slate in Ohio:

Central Ohio High School Football 2023 - Week 4

1:29 minutes (1.37 MB)

Pickerington Central at Pickerington North
Central Crossing at Grove City
Dublin Jerome at Dublin Coffman
Hilliard Darby at Hilliard Davidson
Marysville at Hilliard Bradley
New Albany at Lancaster
Thomas Worthington at Newark
Olentangy Berlin at Olentangy Liberty
Olentangy Orange at Olentangy
Reynoldsburg at Gahanna Lincoln
Whitehall at St. Charles
Fort Loramie at Columbus Academy
Buckeye Valley at Washington Court House
Westerville Central at Upper Arlington
Cincinnati Archbishop McNicholas at Bishop Hartley
Tiffin Columbian at Bishop Watterson (at Ohio Dominican)

Africentric at Walnut Ridge
Centennial at Beechcroft
Independence at Eastmoor Academy
Marion-Franklin at Briggs
Columbus South at Columbus West
Northland at Linden McKinley
Whetstone at Mifflin

Big Walnut at Delaware Hayes
Dublin Scioto at Westerville South
Canal Winchester at Worthington Kilbourne
Westerville North at Franklin Heights

Bloom-Carroll at Amanda-Clearcreek
Circleville at Logan Elm
Fairfield Union at Hamilton Township
Liberty Union at Teays Valley
Fairfield Christian at Grove City Christian

Bexley at Grandview Heights

Mogadore at Newark Catholic (at Newark H.S.)
Columbus East at Dayton Thurgood Marshall

Week 4 Slate:

The Weekend Warrior - September 7, 2023

5:21 minutes (4.88 MB)

Events include:
The Hot Times Festival (September 8-10; Columbus Health Department: 240 Parsons Ave., Olde Towne East; (Bus - # 2 or 11)
934 Fest (September 8 & 9; 934 Gallery: 934 Cleveland Ave., Milo-Grogan) (Bus - CMAX)
Franklinton Fridays (September 8; Franklinton Arts District, Franklinton (Bus - # 3, 6 or 9)
Tressel Bowl 2023: Youngstown State at Ohio State (September 9 at Ohio Stadium) (Bus - # 1 or 2)
Get Happy! Judy Garland Show with the New Albany Symphony (September 8 at Hinson Amphitheater, New Albany)
Over the Rainbow with the New Albany Symphony (September 9 at the McCoy Center for the Arts, New Albany)
The New Albany Walking Classic (September 10 in New Albany)
Powell Street Market (September 10 in Historic Downtown Powell)
For the Love of Hilliard (September 9 in Old Hilliard)

Never Forget 9/11:
National Veteran's Memorial and Museum (Noon on September 11;
Ohio Statehouse (September 7-12;
Hilliard (September 11, First Responders Park: 4020 Main Street, Hilliard)
Worthington (September 11, Village Green, Old Worthington)
Marysville (September 11, Decker Fire Station, Marysville)
Westerville (September 11, First Responders Park: 374 West Main Street, Westerville)
Groveport (September 11, Mott's Military Museum: 5075 S. Hamilton Rd., Groveport;

Central Ohio Friday Football (2023) - Week 5

2:46 minutes (2.55 MB)

Week 5 Slate:

Bexley at Nelsonville-York
St. Charles at Columbus Academy (both 4-0)

City League:
Mifflin at Columbus East
Walnut Ridge at Columbus South
Independence at Marion-Franklin
Briggs at Africentric
Beechcroft at Whetstone
Eastmoor Academy at Columbus West
Linden McKinley at Centennial

The Battle of Hard Road – Worthington Kilbourne at Dublin Scioto
4-0 Delaware Hayes at 4-0 Westerville North
Franklin Heights at Canal Winchester
Westerville South at Big Walnut

Licking County League:
Licking Heights at Newark Catholic
Licking Valley at Hebron Lakewood
Watkins Memorial at Johnstown

Mid-State League:
Hamilton Township at Teays Valley
Logan Elm at Fairfield Union
Liberty Union at Bloom Carroll
Fisher Catholic at Fairfield Christian

Dublin Coffman at Westerville Central
Grove City at Marysville
Hilliard Bradley at Dublin Jerome
Hilliard Davidson at Olentangy Berlin
Gahanna Lincoln at Pickerington Central
Lancaster at Hilliard Darby
Olentangy Liberty at New Albany
Olentangy at Central Crossing
Upper Arlington at Groveport Madison
Newark at Olentangy Orange
Westland at Thomas Worthington
Pickerington North at Reynoldsburg
Northland at KIPP Columbus
Bishop Ready at DeSales
Chardon at Bishop Watterson
Lima Central Catholic at Bishop Hartley

The Weekend Warrior - September 14, 2023

5:50 minutes (5.33 MB)

Among the Weekend Happenings:
Northland Unity Festival
Short North (Civic Association) Tour of Historic Homes
Otterbein University Homecoming & Family Weekend
The Ohio State/Western Kentucky Football Game
Westside Community Resource Fair
Creekside Hops & Vines

National Voter Registration Day - Tuesday September 19

Central Ohio Friday Football 2023 - Week 6

1:34 minutes (1.44 MB)

The Weekend Warrior - September 21, 2023

4:17 minutes (3.92 MB)

Central Ohio Friday Football - 2023, Week 7 (09/28/23)

1:17 minutes (1.18 MB)

Among the Week 7 Games:
The Mayor/Headmaster Trophy – Columbus Academy at Bexley; Bishop Ready at Whitehall, Eastmoor Academy at Columbus South, Canal Winchester at Westerville North, Grove City at Westerville Central, Delaware Hayes at Westerville South, Hilliard Davidson at Hilliard Bradley, Jonathan Alder at London, Gahanna Lincoln at New Albany, Linden McKinley at Granville, Marysville at Dublin Jerome, Licking Valley at Watkins Memorial, Cleveland Villa Angela-St. Joseph at Bishop Hartley, Thomas Worthington at Olentangy, Worthington Christian at Grandview Heights, Upper Arlington at Olentangy Liberty, Columbus East at Whetstone, KIPP Columbus at Bishop Watterson (at Ohio Dominican)

The Weekend Warrior - Sept. 28, 2023

3:44 minutes (3.39 MB)

Among the Weekend Events...
Worthington Market Day
The (Bexley) Main Event
Grandview Hop/Festival for Good
Otterbein/Capital Football Rivalry

Carmen at the Southern Theatre
POTUS at The Contemporary (Vern Riffe Center)
Ragtime at Columbus Children's Theatre (Lincoln Theatre)
Hitchcocktoberfest at the Gateway Film Center

And more...

Central Ohio High School Football - 2023, Week 8 (10/05/23)

1:23 minutes (1.27 MB)

Among the Week 8 Games:
Bishop Watterson at St. Charles, DeSales at Bishop Hartley, Dublin Coffman at Hilliard Davidson, Walnut Ridge at Eastmoor Academy “The Liberty Bell”, Bexley at Whitehall, Groveport Madison at Pickerington Central, Watkins Memorial at Licking Heights; Bishop Ready at Buckeye Valley, Beechcroft at East, Hilliard Darby at Olentangy, Olentangy Orange at Upper Arlington, Olentangy Liberty at Hilliard Bradley, Westerville Central at Gahanna Lincoln, Westerville South at Canal Winchester, Westerville North at Big Walnut, Grove City at Pickerington North; Thursday: Whetstone at Linden McKinley* and Briggs at Columbus South*
Asterisk = Thursday Game

Week 8 Slate:

The Weekend Warrior - October 5, 2023

5:36 minutes (5.14 MB)

Among the happenings this weekend:
The Columbus Italian Festival
Ohio State Homecoming Parade & Football Game
Fall Taco Festival
Into the Woods Festival
The Big Table

And more!

The Weekend Warrior - October 12, 2023

6:05 minutes (5.54 MB)

Central Ohio Friday Football Preview - Week 10 (2023 - Season Finale)

1:59 minutes (1.81 MB)

Bishop Watterson at DeSales, Pickerington North at Gahanna Lincoln, St. Charles at Bishop Hartley, Linden McKinley at Columbus East, Hilliard Davidson at Upper Arlington, Independence at Walnut Ridge, Africentric at Eastmoor Academy, Grove City at Westland, Lancaster at Newark, Olentangy Orange at Olentangy Liberty, and the Battle of 256: Reynoldsburg at Pickerington Central; Hamilton Township at Logan Elm, Buckeye Valley at Whitehall, Granville at Watkins Memorial, Marysville at Olentangy, Big Walnut at Canal Winchester, Thomas Worthington at Olentangy Berlin, Dublin Coffman at Hilliard Bradley, Bishop Ready at Columbus Academy

Thursday Games: Northland defeated Beechcroft, Marion-Franklin defeated Columbus South

Week 10 Slate:
Last Friday Football Preview of the Season

The Weekend Warrior - October 19, 2023

4:11 minutes (3.8 MB)

The Weekend Warrior - November 2, 2023

3:10 minutes (2.88 MB)

The Weekend Warrior - November 9, 2023

4:03 minutes (3.71 MB)

The Weekend Warrior (Thanksgiving Edition) - November 23, 2023

2:52 minutes (2.63 MB)

Holiday Happenings:
WORTHINGTON - Old Worthington Open House & Tree Lighting (Sunday 11/26; (BUS - Line 102)
MARYSVILLE - Uptown Marysville (Monday 11/27)
DOWNTOWN - Huntington Train Open House (Wednesday 11/29; Columbus Metropolitan Library: 96 S. Grant Ave., Discovery District; (BUS - Lines 2, 10, or 11)
DUBLIN - 12 Days of Bridge Park (Bridge Park; BUS - Line # 33 to Dublin Metro) & Tree Lighting (Coffman Park), both on Thursday 11/30

The Season of Celebration (starts Black Friday) at COSI ( (BUS - Line 10)
Bill Cohen Sings Songs of Gratitude (Friday 11/24 at Maple Grove UMC; 7 W. Henderson Rd., Clintonville) (BUS - Lines 2, 33, or 102)

A Christmas Carol (11/24-26) & Kinky Boots (11/24-12/31?) (

Small Business Saturday - Saturday 11/25
Cyber Monday - Monday 11/27
Giving Tuesday - Tuesday 11/28

The Weekend Warrior - November 30, 2023

5:11 minutes (4.77 MB)

Holiday Happenings for November 30-December 7, 2023 (and events).

Columbus Jazz Orchestra - "Home for the Holidays" featuring Mamie Parris (November 29-December 3 at Southern Theatre, Downtown)
Columbus Symphony - "Holiday Pops" (December 1-3 at Ohio Theatre, Downtown)
Westerville Symphony (December 1 at Cowan Hall, Otterbein University, Westerville)
Pentatonix (December 2 at Nationwide Arena, Arena District)
Clintonville Community Choir (December 3 at Whetstone High School, Clintonville)

(by day)
DUBLIN - Coffman Park

FRIDAY 12/01
CANAL WINCHESTER - Downtown Canal Winchester
DELAWARE - Downtown Delaware
GERMAN VILLAGE - Frank Fetch Park
GROVE CITY - Grove City Town Center
PICKERINGTON - Olde Pickerington Village
REYNOLDSBURG - Senior Center/Huber Park
UPPER ARLINGTON - Mallway Park (CANCELLED due to Weather; Santa moved to the Municipal Service Building)
WESTERVILLE - City Hall (plus Otterbein University Tree Lighting at Towers Plaza Roush Hall)
WHITEHALL - Kelley Green Park (Bus - # 10 or 24)

PLAIN CITY - Pastime Park
POWELL - Village Green Park
SUNBURY - Village Square

SUNDAY 12/03
BEXLEY - Drexel Circle (Bus - # 10)
GROVEPORT - Heritage Park
HILLIARD - Hilliard's Station Park

MONDAY 12/04
The Ohio Statehouse


SUNDAY 12/10
CLINTONVILLE - Whetstone Community Center & outside Whetstone Library

DUBLIN - December Eve/The Twelve Days of Bridge Park (Bridge Park, Dublin) (Bus - # 33)

CANAL WINCHESTER - Christmas in the Village (also Saturday)
DELAWARE - Home for the Holidays/First Friday (also Saturday & Sunday)
DOWNTOWN - Friday at the Commons (Bus - # 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 8, 11, CMAX, or 102)
GROVE CITY - Mistletoe Market (also Saturday) (Bus - # 3)

The Weekend Warrior - December 7, 2023

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The Weekend Warrior - December 14, 2023

3:51 minutes (3.55 MB)

The Weekend Warrior - December 21, 2023

4:04 minutes (3.74 MB)

The Weekend Warrior - January 18, 2024

3:20 minutes (3 MB)

The Weekend Warrior - January 25, 2024

4:10 minutes (3.82 MB)

The Weekend Warrior - February 1, 2024

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The Weekend Warrior - February 8, 2024

5:09 minutes (4.73 MB)

Among the weekend events:
BalletMet's Alice (February 9 through 11, Ohio Theatre;
A Midsummer Night's Dream (February 8 through 17; Cowan Hall at Otterbein University;

The Weekend Warrior - February 15, 2024

4:51 minutes (4.42 MB)

The Weekend Warrior - February 22, 2024

4:30 minutes (4.09 MB)

The Weekend Warrior - February 29, 2024

3:45 minutes (3.43 MB)

Among the highlights:
- The Arnold Sports Festival
- Franklin Park Conservatory Community Day - Orchids, Bloom and Butterflies, and...
- Franklin Park Civic Association: Back to Our Future

Also this weekend:
- Parsons Avenue Art Hop
- Theatre Roundup: Opera Columbus's Eugene Onegin at Ohio Theatre; Butterfly Guild's Beauty and the Beast at the Palace Theatre; Gallery Player's The Producers at JCC Columbus in Berwick; The Contemporary's Skeleton Crew at Vern Riffe Center
- Michigan looks to sweep their other little brothers, the Ohio B*ckeyes on the Hardwood

The Weekend Warrior - March 7, 2024

2:39 minutes (2.39 MB)

CORRECTION: Three Dog Night/Chris Trapper is at Mershon Auditorium (at the Wexner Center for the Arts), NOT the Schottenstein Center

Events this Weekend include:
St. Patrick's Day in Dublin -
Franklinton Fridays
700 Art Night at 700 Collective in Olde Towne East
Three Dog Night with Chris Trapper at Mershon Auditorium
Arena Sports Ball Saturday - Crew vs. Chicago Fire SC at Field & Blue Jackets vs. Nashville Predators at Nationwide Arena on Saturday
Oscar Galas/Watch Parties - The Gateway Film Center, Drexel, Studio 35

The Weekend Warrior - March 21, 2024

3:00 minutes (2.74 MB)

The Weekend Warrior - March 28, 2024

2:42 minutes (2.46 MB)

Events from March 29 to April 4, 2024

The Solar Eclipse is Coming! April 8, 2024!

The Weekend Warrior - April 4, 2024 (Solar Eclipse Edition)

The Weekend Warrior for April 4, 2024 Solar Eclipse 101 and Events -

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The Weekend Warrior - April 10, 2024

5:19 minutes (4.83 MB)

The Weekend Warrior - April 11, 2024

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The Weekend Warrior - April 18, 2024

5:19 minutes (4.82 MB)

The Weekend Warrior - May 2, 2024

5:05 minutes (4.63 MB)

NOTE: The Bexley Science Festival has MOVED to Montrose Elementary School from 6-8PM on May 3; The Science Bexley Main Event has been POSTPONED to June 21.

(Recorded April 30; Aired May 1 & 2, 2024)

The Weekend Warrior - May 9, 2024

4:24 minutes (4.01 MB)

Among the Weekend Events:
Hell is Real, Part I (May 11; Field)
The Harmony Project (SOLD OUT; May 9 - Moved to the Greater Columbus Convention Center, Battelle Grand Ballroom)
Tina: The Tina Turner Musical (May 7-12; Ohio Theatre)
Hair (May 9-June 9; Short North Stage)
Franklinton Fridays (May 10; Franklinton Arts District)
Love Your Alley Festival (May 11; Jeffrey Park, next to the David H. Madison Pool)
Heart w' Cheap Trick (May 15; The Schott)
Bill Burr (May 16; The Schott)

The Weekend Warrior - May 23, 2024 (Memorial Day Edition)

4:22 minutes (3.96 MB)

Memorial Day Events:
Bexley - Ceremony at Drexel Circle (5/27) (Bus - Line 10)
Driving Park - Rickenbacker Woods Memorial Day Event (5/25) (Bus - Line 1)
Dublin - Ceremony at Dublin Veteran's Park (5/27)
Grandview Heights - Blue Star Ceremony (5/23) & Parade (5/25) (Closest Bus - Line 3, 5, or 22)
Groveport - Heritage Park (5/27)
King-Lincoln Bronzeville - Parade (5/25), starts at Long & Washington (Closest Bus - Line 10)
Worthington - Parade (5/27), followed by Ceremony
Field of Heroes - 5/24 at 5PM to 5/27 at 1:30PM at 325 North Cleveland Avenue, Westerville ( (Bus - CMAX)
National Veteran's Memorial & Museum ( - Ceremony 5/27 at 10AM

Columbus on the Cheap:

Other Events:
Fountain Fest at Bicentennial Park (5/24)
Family Fun Day at Columbus Commons (5/25)
Strawberry Jam at Land-Grant (5/25 & 26)
Bexley Jazz in the Park/Food Truck Festival at Havenwood Park (5/27) (Bus - Line 1 or 2)
4th Friday in Uptown Westerville (5/24)
May Madness (5/25) at Boardman Arts Park in Delaware
Velvet Ice Cream Festival (5/25) at Velvet Ice Cream in Utica
Whitehall Summer Kickoff (5/24) at John Bishop Park in Whitehall

Actors' Theatre - "Beauty and the Beast" (opens 5/23, weather permitting;
Short North Stage - "Hair" (
MadLab - "Theatre Roulette: 25th Anniversary" (

The Weekend Warrior - May 30, 2024

5:58 minutes (5.47 MB)

Here is what is happening this weekend.

Hops on High/Gallery Hop - The first of three Gallery Hops where High Street is closed off, will kick off Pride Month on Saturday June 1. (The other two are September 7, to celebrate 40 years of Gallery Hop, and once again, December 7 for Holiday Hop,) For June, High Street will be closed between Starr and Fifth Avenues.
Olde Towne Art Walk - one of two Art Walks in Olde Towne East this year, Bryden Road will be closed off between Parsons and Garfield, and 700 Studios will be open as well.

Pride Events:
BEXLEY - Pride Walk (May 31 at 5:30PM, starts at Main & Drexel; COTA - Line # 2)
DELAWARE - June 1 & 2 at Boardman Arts Park
SHORT NORTH - Hops on High (June 1 from 12-8PM; High Street between Starr and 5th Avenues; Closest Buses - # 1, 2, and 5 - There will be re-routes, go to http:///, or download the Transit App)
WORTHINGTON - Sunday Funday: Worthington Pride (June 2 from 12-6PM; High Street between South Street and State Route 161; Bus - # 102 - runs every 60 minutes on weekends)

Theatre Events:
Beauty and the Beast (Actor's Theatre)
Hair (Short North Stage)
Theatre Roulette: 25th Anniversary (MadLab - FINAL WEEKEND)
Man of La Mancha (Weathervane - OPENING Weekend)

Columbus Clippers vs. Lehigh Valley IronPigs (Huntington Park; through June 2)
CORRECTION - Columbus Crew at CONCACAF Finals in Mexico (June 1)
Halfway to Beat Ohio Day (May 30; #TheGame on November 30 at Ohio Stadium; Michigan is looking for their first four-game winning streak against their little siblings since 1991; Ohio is looking to just cheat their way to the top again)
The Memorial Tournament kicks off on June 4 at Jack's Place, the Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin (

And these events:
Porchfest (June 1 from 1 to 7PM in Central Bexley) (Closest Buses - Line 2 or 10)

The Weekend Warrior - Pride/614 Day Edition (June 12, 2024)

6:17 minutes (5.79 MB)

We got Pride, Juneteenth, and 614 Day this weekend. Also arts festivals in Grove City and Worthington, a Jazz Festival in Gahanna, an air show at Rickenbacker, plus more.

Juneteenth on the Avenue (June 15 - Mount Vernon Avenue between St. Clair Ave. & 17th St.)
Jubilee Day (June 16 - Ohio History Connection)
Juneteenth Ohio Festival (June 15 & 16 - Genoa Park)
Reynoldsburg (June 18 - Huber Park)
Bexley (June 19 - Jeffrey Mansion Carriage House)
Hilliard (June 19 - Roger A. Reynolds Municipal Park)
New Albany (June 19 - Hinson Amphitheatre)
King Arts Complex (June 19)
Freedom Fireworks (June 19 at Dusk - Columbus State Parking Lot in Discovery District)

Festival & Resource Fair (June 14 & 15 at Goodale Park)
Parade (June 15 at 10:30 SHARP)
Bat N Rouge Softball (June 16 at Dodge Park)
CAPA presents Pride Anthems (June 16 at the Southern Theatre)

DJBC Comfest PSA 2024 # 1

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DJBC Comfest PSA 2024 # 2

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"What Happens Next is Up To You."
VOTE on November 5, 2024

The Weekend Warrior - June 19, 2024

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The Weekend Warrior for June 19, 2024

The German Village Haus und Garten Tour - "A Modern Twist on a Classic" (Pre-Tour on Saturday; Tour itself on Sunday June 23 from 9AM to 4PM)
The Hilltop Bean Dinner (June 22 at Westgate Park in The Hilltop/Westgate)
The Powell Festival (June 21 & 22; Fireworks at 10PM on June 22 at Village Green Park in Powell)
Franklinton Night Market (June 21 outside Wild Goose Creative, Franklinton)

Freedom Fireworks (6/19 at Dusk; Columbus State Parking Lot - Long St. & Washington Ave.)
Whitehall Freedom Celebration (6/22 at 4PM; John Bishop Park)
Westerville We Rise Juneteenth (6/23 at 12PM; The Point at Otterbein University)
Black Author Spotlight Heritage (6/23 at 1:30PM; Martin Luther King Library)
(Reynoldsburg, Hilliard, and Bexley Juneteenth took place before the airing of this segment on WCRS on June 18, 19, and 19, respectively)

Rainbow Reynoldsburg Pride (6/22 at 4PM; Huber Park)
Granville Pride (6/22 at Denison University)
Westerville Pride (6/22 at State & Home Streets, Uptown Westerville)
Gahanna Pride (6/26 at 4PM; Hannah Park)

Sports Ball:
Columbus Crew vs. Sporting KC (6/22 at Field)

Theatre Roundup:
The Lion King (Ohio Theatre in Downtown Columbus)
Chicken and Biscuits (Actor's Theatre, Schiller Park in German Village; NOTE: Performances are weather dependent; please check beforehand)
It's A Wonderful Life the Radio Play (Otterbein Summer Theatre at Otterbein University in Westerville)
Big Fish (Little Theatre Off Broadway in Grove City)
The Pirates of Penzance (Opera Project Columbus at The Lincoln Theatre in King-Lincoln Bronzeville)
The Music Man (Arena Fair at Willis Theatre in Delaware)
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (The Abbey Theater in Dublin)

BANNED! (6/22; Columbus Gay Men's Chorus at the Davidson Theatre, Vern Riffe Center in Downtown)