Friends of the Topiary Park


Eclairage des Topiaires

Holiday Lighting Ceremony

of the

Topiary Garden in Old Deaf School Park

5:00 pm, Thursday, November 20th, 2014

480 East Town Street, Columbus, Ohio

Event Begins at Cristo Rey High School

At 5 o’clock

Tours of Cristo Rey High School


Walk from the school to the park,

led by the Columbus Songwriters Association


The Topiary Park Lights

Sing Along with the Cristo Rey High School Choir

Happy Holidays!

This event was made possible by our partners:

The Motorists Insurance Group,

Columbus Recreation and Parks &

The Discovery District Civic Association

Cheryl’s Cookies & Jeni’s Ice Crème

Saturday, August 9 - Cedric Easton & "Circle of Friends"
Saturday, September 13 - Dan White Sextet
These special Saturdays begin with story time in the Main Library at 11am, the concert in the park at noon with guest artists from Jazz Arts Group, followed by an always delightful art project in the park staffed by the Columbus Museum of Art!

FIRST Annual Croquet Tournament in the Park, Wickets in Wonderland
Saturday, September 20th from 9am to 3pm - There will be two different types of courses to accommodate various levels of play, family and competitive. Everyone is requested to wear white! And, NO flamingos allowed! This is a ticketed event.

Garden Party
Saturday, September 20, 7pm. to 10:30 pm. During the evening, you will be among the first to tour the newly renovated school building and enjoy a progressive cocktail party as you stroll along the garden paths of the Topiary Park. As evening falls, you will relax with great food and drink in a special outdoor living room on the edge of the park before dancing begins under the stars! This is a ticketed event.

Dance in the Park
Saturday, July 26 at 10am
, as part of National Dance Day courtesy of BalletMet. Launched in 2010, this grassroots campaign encourages Americans to embrace dance as a fun and positive way to maintain good health and combat obesity.

Weed Eves
Monday evenings at 5:45 pm
, August 4 & 18, and September 9. The evenings are spent as a group, moving from bed to bed...we adjourn around 7pm. If the heat raises over 87 degrees we call off the event for the evening!