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National PTA to Host Free Community Event for Columbus Families

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Heidi May Wilson, Senior Manager, Media Relations

Event to feature hands-on activities, student performances, live music, games and face painting

On Saturday, June 22, National PTA will host a free community event for families at the Greater Columbus Convention Center. The event, called PTA Palooza, will feature face painting; a henna tattoo artist; games; a literacy lounge; and hands-on activities, including STEM stations in a COSI booth and crafts in a Columbus Museum of Art booth. There will also be live music, a roaming stilt walker and unicycling juggler from Amazing Giants and student performances, including Columbus Children’s Theatre. PTA Palooza is part of the 2019 National PTA Convention & Expo.


Saturday, June 22, 10:15 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Greater Columbus Convention Center — Expo Hall B
400 N High St.
Columbus, Ohio 43215


  • Columbus families
  • Parent leaders from across the country
  • Musicians, performers and other entertainers
  • Exhibitors

Heidi May Wilson, National PTA, 614-570-3922


About National PTA

National PTA® comprises millions of families, students, teachers, administrators, and business and community leaders devoted to the educational success of children and the promotion of family engagement in schools. PTA is a registered 501(c) (3) nonprofit association that prides itself on being a powerful voice for all children, a relevant resource for families and communities, and a strong advocate for public education. Membership in PTA is open to anyone who wants to be involved and make a difference for the education, health and welfare of children and youth. For more information, visit