Spring Fling is back to entertain area children during spring break week. The events are sponsored by the Franklin County Children’s Coalition and funding is provided by American Eagle.

All week, children ages 6-11 receive half admission after 10 a.m. to the Ottawa Recreation Commission’s Goppert Center. Call to confirm availability at 242-1939.

For questions, contact Ottawa Extension Office, 229-3520. or visit www.facebook.com/frcochildren/

Here are each day’s activities:

Saturday, March 16

OU baseball game: 2-4 p.m. at OU Baseball field, 11th and Mulberry. Free admission.

St. Patrick’s Day Party: OMA, dinner/live Irish music. Tickets, $10 adults, $7 children under 12.

Monday, March 18

Dodge Ball: Don Woodward Center, 517 E. Third. 9-10 a.m., grades 1-3; 10-11 a.m., grades 4-6; 11-noon, grades 7-12.

Suzuki Strings performance: 10-11 a.m., Grace Community Fellowship, 501 S. Poplar.

Free Lunch: 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Grace Community Fellowship, 501 S. Poplar.

OU Softball Clinic for boys and girls: OU Softball field, 11th and Mulberry. Bring mitt and bat. 10-11 a.m., grades K-3; 11 a.m.-noon, grades 4-8.

Tractors, Trucks and More: 1:30-3 p.m., Orlis Cox, 901 W. Second. Includes fire trucks, ambulance, K-9 unit and City of Ottawa equipment.

Meet and Eat: 3:30-4:30 p.m., Ottawa Library, 105 S. Hickory. Free meal and short film. Ages, PreK-18.

Follow your senses: 4:30-6 p.m., Head Start, birth to 5.

Skating: 6-9 p.m., The Rink, 222 E. Second. Grades 4 and under. Cost is $2 per skater.

Tuesday, March 19

Books and Babies: 10 a.m., Ottawa Library activity room, 105 S. Hickory. Ages, birth-18 months.

Free Movie: Plaza Theater, 209 S. Main. 10 a.m., Incredibles 2, rated PG: PreK-4th grade; No outside food or drink allowed. First 50 receive a small popcorn.

Free Lunch: 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Church of the Nazarene, W. Seventh and Elm.

Kids Games: 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Church of the Nazarene, W. Seventh and Elm. Canned good or non-perishable item requested for donation to Hope House.

Camp Kindness; 1-2:30 p.m., Prairie Paws Animal Shelter, 3173 K-68. Grades, K-5, limited to first 20 youth. A waiver will need to be signed by a parent or guardian for each child.

Bingo: 2-3:30 p.m., Ottawa Library, 105 S. Hickory. Limit 50 participants at one time. All ages.

Meet and Eat: 3:30-4:30 p.m., Ottawa Library, 105 S. Hickory. Free meal and short film. Ages, PreK-18.

Make Your Move: 422 S. Main, grades K-8. 3-4:30 p.m., ballet; 4:30-6 p.m., jazz/hip-hop.

Skating: 6-9 p.m., The Rink, 222 E. Second. Grades 5 and up. Cost is $2 per skater.

Family Bingo Night: 6:30-8 p.m., OMA basement. All ages.

Storytime: Ottawa Library activity room, 105 S. Hickory. Ages 3 and up with families.

Wednesday, March 20

Dodge Ball: Don Woodward Center, 517 E. Third. 9-10 a.m., grades 1-3; 10-11 a.m., grades 4-6; 11-noon, grades 7-12.

Sensory Story Time: 10 a.m., Ottawa Library, 105 S. Hickory. Ages 3 and up.

Petting Zoo and Project Activities: 10-noon, Celebration Hall and Beef Barn at Franklin County Fairgrounds All ages.

Free Lunch and Gaga Ball: 11 a.m.-1 p.m., First Baptist Church, 410 S. Hickory.

Flag Football: ORC Goppert Building, 715 W. 15th. 2-2:45 p.m., grades 3-5; 2:45-3:30 p.m., grades 6 and up.

Skating: 1:30-4:30 p.m., The Rink, 222 E. Second, all ages. Cost is $2 per skater.

Bingo: 2-3:30 p.m., Ottawa Library, 105 S. Hickory. Limit 50 participants at one time. All ages.

Make and Take Craft; 3:45-5 p.m., Carnagie Cultural Center, 501 S. Main. Grades K-12. Limit 20. Pre-register by email to

Jlhanson6@hotmail.com

Meet and Eat: 3:30-4:30 p.m., Ottawa Library, 105 S. Hickory. Free meal and short film. Ages, PreK-18.

Family Flicks: 6:30 p.m., OMA, free movie. Showing Book of Life (PG). Time, 1:35.

Thursday, March 21

Toddler Time: 10 a.m., Ottawa Library, ages 18-36 months.

Free Movie: 10 a.m., Plaza Theater. Showing Ralph Breaks the Internet (PG). Grades, 5 and up. No outside food or drink allowed. First 50 receive a small popcorn.

Open Gym: 10 a.m.-noon, ORC Goppert Building, 715 W. 15th. All ages.

Get The Wiggles Out: 11 a.m.-noon, Don Woodward Center. Birth to 6.

Magic Show: 10:30 a.m., Life Mission Church Of Ottawa, 3085 Marshall Road. Featuring Scott Dickinson.

Free Lunch: 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Life Mission Church Of Ottawa, 3085 Marshall Road.

Early Childhood Activity: 12:30-1:30 p.m., Eugene Field, 720 S. Tremont. Ages, birth to 5 years.

The Job of a Service Dog: 1 p.m., OMA, all ages.

The Scouting Adventure: 2-4 p.m., Forest Park Brick Shelter. Ages 7-17.

Meet and Eat: 3:30-4:30 p.m., Ottawa Library, 105 S. Hickory. Free meal and short film. Ages, PreK-18.

Friday, March 22

Story Time: 10 a.m., Ottawa Library, ages 3 and up.

Parent/child Ride The Trails: 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Ride bikes along Flint Hills Nature Trail with sack lunch stop. Meet at Old Depot. Pre-register by calling 229-3536 or email, elaurie@franklincoks.org.

Magic Show: 10:30 a.m., First Christian Church, 1045 S. Hickory, featuring Scott Dickinson.

Free Lunch: 11 a.m.-1 p.m., First Christian Church.

Parent/child Giant Kickball Game; noon-1 p.m., Forest Park (bad weather: OMS).

Preztel Making: 1:30-3 p.m., First Christian Church. Grades 3-5. Limit 12. To pre-register, call Frontier Extension District, 229-3520.

Lego Robotics: 1-4 p.m., American Eagle, 1301 N. Davis Avenue. Pre-register, email to stemunitedyouth@gmail.com

Meet and Eat: 3:30-4:30 p.m., Ottawa Library, 105 S. Hickory. Free meal and short film. Ages, PreK-18.

Teen After Hours: 7-9 p.m., Ottawa Library, Ages 12-18. Permission form needed.

Saturday, March 23

McGruff: 8:30-9 a.m., registration; 9 a.m.-noon, McGruff activity.

OU Softball: 1-3 p.m., OU softball field, 11th and Mulberry. Free admission.