Region 3 National Children's Day "Festival at the Fort" will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 30, on the Fort Hayes campus, 546 Jack Gibbs Blvd.

Region 3 National Children's Day "Festival at the Fort" will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 30, on the Fort Hayes campus, 546 Jack Gibbs Blvd.

Region 3 is one of five groups of Columbus City Schools district schools. It's comprised of 26 elementary, middle and high schools, including all Clintonville schools, both Career Centers, Arts Impact and Fort Hayes, Columbus Africentric K-12, Linden-McKinley 7-12 and most of the schools in the northwest section of the school district.

In honor of National Children's Day, Festival at the Fort will be a free event that highlights and celebrates the talents, hard work and achievements of the children of Region 3. The festival will feature choir, instrumental music, dance and theater performances by Region 3 student groups of all ages on several stages, including an outdoor stage.

Outdoor seating will be available, and hot food and refreshments will be for sale. Art activities including face painting, stage combat demonstrations, sidewalk chalk art and origami and activities for all ages including art cars, a bounce house and a drop-in chess table will be available. Student artwork from participating schools will be on display at AIMS and the Shot Tower art galleries will be open.

Fort Hayes campus tours will be offered.

For more information, visit www.columbus.k12.oh.us, or call (614) 365-6681.

A final performance schedule will be posted on the website.

The Columbus Women's Chorus will present two performances of "The Web of Life," a musical and audiovisual celebration of women's connection to fabric arts, at 8 p.m. Saturday, April 30, and 3 p.m. Sunday, May 1.

Performances will be held at King Avenue United Methodist Church, 299 Neil Ave.

The program includes serious and humorous songs, in a variety of genres, about knitting, spinning, weaving, mill-working, dreams, drudgery, creativity and the "web" of life.

Special guests will include singer-songwriter Jamie Anderson and dancer-choreographer Meghan Western.

A silent auction and raffle of homemade quilts and other fabric artworks will be held before the concert and during intermission.

For ticket information, visit www.cwchorus.org or call Naomi Weinert at (614) 565-0674.

The Chi Eta Phi Sorority (a professional nurses association) will host its 26th annual Nursing Scholarship and Fashion Show Luncheon at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 21, at Monaco's Palace, 4555 Cleveland Ave.

Proceeds from the luncheon will provide scholarships for professional student nurses enrolled in local programs.

Tickets are $35 per person. Door prizes will be awarded.

To purchase tickets or for more information, call Judy Cobb at (614) 866-4116.