Ice Skating Event- February 22

ACADAOS Ice Skating 

Join ACADAOS members for an evening of ice skating at the Ohio State Ice Rink! 

When? Friday, February 22nd, 5:40-8pm

Where? Ohio State Ice Rink, 390 Woody Hayes Drive 

RSVP here:


ACADOS will cover admission and skate rental for members (space is limited). Members are welcome to bring guests who will pay at the door. Please note that in order for us to cover members, we need to enter as a group. If you have to come late you are welcome to still join us, but would need to pay for your admission. 

Thanks to everyone who gave feedback about the best night to do this!

November/ December Social Events

Service Events-

Star House

Tuesday, December 4


Come help organize donations at Star House and meet others in ACADAOS! Please RSVP to Melissa if you’d like to attend! We will meet right at Star House, which is less than a 10 minute drive from campus.


Salvation Army Christmas Cheer Program

Volunteers help clients of the Salvation Army with the Christmas Cheer Program. This event distributes gifts and food to families who are preparing for the holidays. Our shift will be from 4:45-7pm on Wednesday, December 19th at the Lausche Building at the Ohio State Fairgrounds. This was a very fun event last year, so we hope you can join us!

RSVP to Melissa by December 12th.


We are taking your suggestions and planned a night of bowling on Friday, November 30th at 7pm at Columbus Square Bowling Palace! ACADAOS will cover two games and shoes for ACADOAS members. If you’d like to bring a guest, they are absolutely welcome and the cost will be $10 (please bring exact change cash to make it easier for group payment). Please RSVP with your group size to



Summer Happy Hour- Augst 9th

Join ACADAOS for one last summer gathering with a happy hour!

When: Thursday, August 9th, 5pm
Where: Rusty Bucket, 1635 West Lane Ave, Upper Arlington
Who: ACADAOS Members
What: Fun with friends over food and drink (appetizers covered by ACADAOS, drinks covered by you!)
Happy Hour specials are available until 6!

Please RSVP here by 12pm on Wednesday, August 8th.

Summer Social Events!

Actor’s Theatre in Schiller Park- Puss in Boots

2018 Season

When: Friday, July 20th- the performance starts at 8pm, so we will meet at 7:30pm to grab a spot and socialize.

Who: ACADAOS Members and their families!

Where: Schiller Park (German Village) Amphitheatre Stage (southwestern side of the park), 1069 Jaeger St Columbus, OH

How: Let Melissa Basford.18 know if you plan to come!

Note: You are encouraged to bring blankets and chairs- there is no formal seating for the performance

-Street parking is around the park and throughout German Village- just pay attention to signs so you don’t get a ticket!


Art in the Park

What: The Columbus Metroparks has some great events, many of which are free! ACADAOS will be attending Art in the Park, which is an opportunity to take a guided painting lesson focused on nature. For those that want to stick around, we could do a quick hike together afterwards.

When: Wednesday, July 25th, 7pm (we will meet at 6:45pm at the shelter specified in the sign up)

Who: This is open to ACADAOS members and their family members 12+

Where: Blacklick Woods Metropark, 6975 East Livingston Avenue, Reynoldsburg, OH 43068

How: Sign up on the Metroparks website: (event number 30150401). There is limited space, so please sign up online ASAP if you are interested. Once you have a confirmed spot, email Melissa Basford.18 to let us know you plan to come!


Also, there are some amazing things going on in Columbus in the summers (many of them free)! If you are planning on attending and would love some company, we would encourage members to consider posting to the ACADAOS Facebook page to let people know, or consider joining one of our meetup groups!