Friday Family Nights at COSI allows visitors admission to the museum and admission to see the Dolphins movie on the Extreme Screen for $7 per person from 5-9 p.m. Friday, April 24. That's a savings of up to $11 off regular admission for the museum and movie! For more information, visit or call 614.428.COSI(2674).

Other things to do: BIrthday celebration downtown Celebrate Lincoln's birthday at the Statehouse on April 24 and 25 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Don't forget that with Dispatch Reader Rewards you get 10% off gift shop purchases!

Plan a picnic at the park With the nice weather, why not have a picnic? Perhaps you've already seen their offer in editions of ThisWeek, but City Barbeque is offering $4 off it's samplers. A while back when City Barbeque opened on Henderson Road on the Northwest Side, I took my parents to pick up some food to take to eat at the Griggs Reservoir picnic area overlooking the Scioto River. It was a really nice way to spend lunch on a pleasant day. Try the City Sampler ($13.99-$4=$9.99) or City Sandwich Sampler ($12.99-$4=$8.99), each comes with 2 sides. Personally, I think this is enough for 2 people to share, but either way it's a meal out for less than $10. I like the pulled pork or brisket with the dark, molasses-flavored barbecue sauce. (Montgomery Inn sauce is my favorite, but this one comes in a close second!)