100 things to do before you graduate: 61-70

From the August 15, 2013 edition

61. TAKE A TRIP TO THAILAND IN ONE BOWL OF ICE CREAM AT JENI’S

4247 N. High St., Clintonville

614-447-0500

jenisicecreams.com

It’s cold, spicy and sweet all at the same time. Get a scoop of Queen City Cayenne from Jeni’s (with a handful of locations throughout Columbus) and try out the first flavor founder Jeni Britton-Bauer ever made.

62. LAUGH YOUR BUTT OFF AT SHADOWBOX

503 S. Front St., Suite 260, Brewery District

614-416-7625

shadowboxlive.org

This local troupe stages hilarious skits, short plays, rock numbers and complete musicals. You can also enjoy dinner or a snack with the laughs, plus students get a reduced rate for show tickets.

63. PUT ON A PINK WIG FOR RACE FOR THE CURE

Downtown

614-297-8155

komencolumbus.org

Support a good cause in May and take part in the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure. Form a team and fundraise to help fund cancer awareness and research, and show your bright-pink colors with a wig for Heather and Stefanie’s Team.

64. ENJOY THE BARD UNDER THE STARS IN SCHILLER PARK

1069 Jaeger St., German Village

614-444-6888

theactorstheatre.org

Pack up a picnic and impress your significant other with free Shakespeare in Schiller Park. Located in the heart of German Village, Actors’ Theatre performs the Bard (and other plays) Thursdays through Sundays from Memorial to Labor Day.

65. ROCK THE LATEST LABEL FROM MILK BAR

765-A N. High St., Short North

614-754-8802

milkbarboutique.com

Stocked with the latest labels for men and women, Milk Bar in the Short North carries clothes for the fashion-forward and the comfortable. Drop by any of their events around town as well.

66. HIT HIGH STREET TO LOOK AT THE ART (AND PEOPLE) AT GALLERY HOP

Short North

614-299-8050

shortnorth.org

If you haven’t checked out Gallery Hop, you’re missing out. Held the first Saturday of the month, it’s a great chance to hang out in the arts district, enjoy some street performances, browse the galleries and visit the fun shops and restaurants.

67. GET LOST IN THE STACKS AT THE BOOK LOFT

631 S. Third St., German Village

614-464-1774

bookloft.com

It’s easy to spend an entire afternoon in this quirky neighborhood institution — the maze-like store boasts 32 rooms of books. Heck, you might have to spend the whole day there if you can’t find your way out.

68. GET YOUR MOVIES AND MUSIC FOR FREE AT THE COUNTRY’S BEST LIBRARY

96 S. Grant Ave., Downtown

614-645-2275

columbuslibrary.org

Libraries aren’t just home to books to help flesh out your 20-page research paper. Sign up for a free Columbus Metropolitan Library card to check out DVDs, CDs, books and more.

69. TELL A FUNNY STORY AT SPEAK EASY

2491 Summit St., Clintonville

614-859-9453

wildgoosecreative.com

It’s simple. An audience + an open mic = hilarious. Wild Goose Creative hosts the live storytelling event Speak Easy the first Thursday of every month. Bring your own tales and be prepared to commiserate.

70. TAKE A LATE-NIGHT RIDE ON COTA’S NIGHT OWL BUS

614-228-1776

cota.com

This late-night ride is perfect for students exploring High Street on Friday and Saturday evenings. The No. 21 bus runs from 8 p.m. until 2:30 a.m. between Clintonville and the Brewery District.

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