Thanks for coming back to the blog for our center for drug and alcohol rehab in Columbus OH. As an advocate of the community, we feel like it's our responsibility to help recovering addicts in the area find fun and alternative activities that will not put their sobriety in danger.
Over the course of the next few posts we'll be listing several options that are guaranteed to be entertaining, without drugs or alcohol present to potentially trigger a relapse. If you've been to any of these events, please leave a review in the comments section to help out our other local readers. Did you know that Legacy Freedom provides the most affordable drug and alcohol rehab in Columbus OH? Call us today to learn how you can beat addiction in 2017.
January Activities for People in Recovery
Indoor Line Dancing
This is a free event that can be fun for people in recovery of all ages. Any and all skill levels are welcome to attend. There's no pre-registration, and the only requirements are to wear leather soled shoes (or just socks) and to have fun. Here are the times:
- Wed, Jan 18, 2017 10:00 am - 11:30 am
- Mon, Jan 23, 2017 10:00 am - 11:30 am
- Wed, Jan 25, 2017 10:00 am - 11:30 am
- Mon, Jan 30, 2017 10:00 am - 11:30 am
- Mon, Feb 6, 2017 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Not only is line dancing a lot of fun, it's a great way to get some exercise as well. Furthermore, you'll be able to meet some really nice people along the way. This event will take place at the Groveport Town Hall, located at 648 Main Street, Groveport, OH 43125. Call (614) 836-3333 for more information.
Do you love flowers? If you so, then you'll love the exhibit going on at the Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens. You'll be able to stroll through their indoor gardens to take in thousands of orchid blooms and other tropical plants. The exhibit is inspired by the Art Deco movement that took place during the 1920s. The prices for general admission are below.
- $14 - Adults
- $11 - Seniors (60+), and College Students
- $7 - Children ages 3 – 17
- Free - Members, and children ages 2 and under
This event is recurring on a daily basis from 1/7/17 - 3/5/17, from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM at the Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens. The address is 1777 E. Broad Street, Columbus, OH 43203. For more information please call (614) 715-8000.
Coloring used to be only for kids, but now there are actually programs for teens and adults who enjoy this artistic outlet. You'll need to bring your own coloring supplies, like crayons, markers, and coloring pencils. Coloring pages will be available for $1 per person, or you can bring your own and just enjoy the fellowship. Adult coloring is an awesome event for those in recovery because it's soothing and relaxing, and allows you to display your creative and artistic side. This weekly event is for people ages 16 and up.
- Mon, Jan 23, 2017 6:00 PM - 7:00 pm
- Mon, Jan 30, 2017 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
- Mon, Feb 6, 2017 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
- Mon, Feb 13, 2017 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
- Mon, Feb 20, 2017 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
- Mon, Feb 27, 2017 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The adult coloring event takes place at the Groveport Town Hall, located at 648 Main Street, Groveport, OH 43125. Call (614) 836-3333 for more information.
Home Buyer Education
Are you thinking about buying your first home in 2017? If so, take advantage of this free Home Buyer Education program offered by OSU Extension, Franklin County.
This free program is designed to help first-time buyers finally own a home instead of renting. This program will be held on January 10, 17, 24, and 31 from 6-8 PM at the CSCC Reynoldsburg Learning Center, Room 130. The address is 6699 East Livingston Ave., Reynoldsburg, Ohio.
Those who attend can expect to learn how to properly make a budget to save for a down payment, apply for a mortgage loan, apply for cost assistance programs, and learn how to generally navigate the home buying experience. Attendees will also get the chance to network and meet with professional lenders, realtors, and insurance agents.
If you're thinking about applying for down payment/closing cost assistance and other grants, then you'll need to attend all four classes to successfully complete the program. This way you'll be able to receive a HUD-certified Certificate of Completion. This certificate is required to apply for financial assistance. For more information, or to sign up, please click here.
Lockdown Escape Room
If you're looking for something new and exciting to do, check out the Lockdown Columbus Escape Room. From exploring an old prison to working a crime scene, you'll find fun and uncertainty around each corner. You'll have to solve puzzles, put clues together, and lots more. This is the perfect event for those that love a mysterious good time.
This event occurs on a daily basis until November 19, 2017, and it costs between $18.00 - $30.00. The Lockdown Columbus Escape Room is located at 1625 Bethel Rd, Columbus, OH 43220. For more information or to book your group, please call 1-888-693-7105.
Do you need some more great ideas for fun things to do in January? If so, be sure to jump ahead to part two of this series by clicking here. If you're wondering how to get help for a substance abuse problem, keep reading to see how Legacy Freedom helps families beat addiction.
Dependable Drug Treatment and Alcohol Rehab in Columbus OH for 2017
Substance abuse, alcohol abuse and other forms of addiction are controlling diseases that can and do get worse over time. That's why Legacy Freedom Treatment Center of Columbus is here to help. We know how important it is to receive effective, comprehensive treatment that is specialized to each individual, and not a group. Our outpatient drug and alcohol rehab in Columbus OH includes holistic and alternative therapies that are customized to fit your needs. It’s not just a 12-step, or a one-size-fits-all program; it’s about real recovery with real people. Our outpatient methodology also allows your loved ones to be able to be at home, go to work, or attend school!