Cambridge Tea House

Cambridge Tea House se Photo via Foodio54 We all know that Columbus has a lot to offer when it comes to coffee shops, but did you know  there is a charming spot to take tea?  Housed in Marble Cliff Station, Cambridge Tea House is situated at the point where Upper Arlington, Grandview Heights and The Village of Marble Cliff intersect.   Photo via Yelp Photo via Cambridge Tea House The interior is accented with gilt ballroom chairs, a chandelier, topiaries, red toile, exposed brick and gleaming hardwood floors. Photo Via Cambridge Tea House Of course the specialty of Cambridge Tea House is Afternoon High Tea but this spot is no one trick pony. Photo via Breakfast with Nick Cambridge Tea House offers breakfast, lunch and on occasion cooking classes and candlelit dinners. Photo via Yelp Photo via Foodio54 Photo via EatFoodYum So the next time you want to try a different dining experience head over to Cambridge Tea House.  It’s the perfect venue for intimate dinner parties, baby and bridal showers, rehearsal dinners, and other private parties! Cambridge Tea House 1885 W. 5th Ave. (614) 486-6464...

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The Walk

The Walk   It’s that time of year when the the Upper Arlington Civic Association sponsors The Walk.  The Walk is a fundraiser that helps support so many of Upper arlington’s beloved events.   Those efforts are entirely volunteer-driven and wholly funded by membership donations from local residents. The Walk is the UACA’s biggest annual fundraiser.  Over 500 Upper Arlington volunteer residents canvass all areas of the city to solicit membership donations to support July 4 festivities, the Easter Candy Hunt, the Golden Apple Teacher Awards, Labor-Neighbor Day, Golden Bear Scare, Christmas in the Park, UA Stage and more. Photo via Getty Images This year’s Walk is scheduled for April 20-28. Volunteers will go door-to-door to each of the city’s approximately 13,000 homes to collect membership donations. Upper Arlington residents who wish to become family members can do so by providing a $25 donation during The Walk. Single and senior citizen memberships cost $10. If you’re not at home when a walker knocks on your door, the walker will leave information on how to make donations. Additional information about the event and registering to volunteer are available atwww.uaca.org. If you enjoy any of these great public events please consider making a donation....

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Upper Arlington Drug Take Back Day

Upper Arlington Prescription Drug Take Back Day Municipal Services Center 3600 Tremont Road         The city of Upper Arlington will participate in the 6th National Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) sponsored National Prescription Drug Take Back Day from 10 am – Noon on Saturday, April 27, 2013. Residents should take this opportunity to safely dispose of unwanted or unused prescription drugs in their medicine cabinet. Removing these items from a home can reduce the danger of unintentional use or overdose and illegal abuse. Items accepted are unused or expired prescription and over-the-counter medications. Only items for personal homes will be accepted. Items that are not accepted are: Needles or other “sharps: Used syringes Liquids and inhalers The DEA’s last Drug Take-Back Day in October 2012, collected more than 244 tons of prescription medication. If you have questions, call the Police Division at...

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2013 UA Volunteer Expo

2013 Upper Arlington Volunteer Expo Image Via WordPress Upper Arlington Public Library 2800 Tremont Road April 17, 2013 10am-8pm Now in it’s sixth year, Volunteer UA Expo links local civic and nonprofit organizations with those who wish to volunteer their time.  This worthwhile event is free and open to all ages.  Last year’s event featured exhibit tables for thirty organizations.  So whether you want to help out at a one-time event or be involved on an ongoing basis or if you enjoy some physical activity,  interaction with people, etc. There is surely an organization whose needs fit your interests. Volunteer UA Expo is the collaboration between the Upper Arlington Commission on Aging, the city of Upper Arlington, Upper Arlington Public Library, the TriVillage Mentoring League, Leadership UA and Syntero Inc./Northwest Counseling Services.  Of course each founding organization will have exhibition tables at the event. Volunteer UA Expo was developed following an Upper Arlington state of the city address when several participants in the city’s annual community fair sought strategies for increasing awareness about local volunteer opportunities.   This program has resulted in some great volunteer-organization matches that otherwise might not have happened. In addition to information about volunteer opportunities, this year’s Volunteer UA Expo will include a presentation called “The Accidental Volunteer” by Shirley Brooks-Jones, a Dublin resident who was traveling by airplane at the time of the terrorist attacks...

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Upper Arlington Community Marketplace

Upper Arlington Community Marketplace Saturday, May 4, 2013 9am-4pm It’s spring and almost time for the Upper Arlington community wide estate sale!  Dubbed Community Marketplace this annual event is sponsored by The Upper Arlington Area Chamber of Commerce. The fee to host a garage sale is $5 and you will be provided with a sign to put in your yard. If you are interested in hosting a garage sale please contact the Upper Arlington Area Chamber of Commerce. The Chamber  also encourages community retailers to participate by coordinating sidewalk sales or in-store special offers, and for all of us to show our support of these businesses by keeping our shopping local. For a full list of garage sales being held and a list of businesses hosting sales visit: www.uachamber.org Whether you are buying or selling have a great time!...

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U.A. Schools Receive Excellent with Distinction Award

Upper Arlington City Schools Officially Rated Excellent With Distinction By The Ohio Department of Education For the 2011-2012 school year the Ohio Department of Education awarded Upper Arlington City Schools the rating of Excellent with Distinction for meeting or exceeding  academic standards. Upper Arlington City Schools is one of 86 school districts achieving this designation, out of 609 districts in Ohio. The state released official report card results for the 2011-2012 school year Feb. 27, 2013.  Upper Arlington met 26 of 26 state indicators and earned a Performance Index score of 107.4, an improvement over last year’s 106.8. Upper Arlington schools have been rated excellent or excellent with distinction for  12 consecutive years. We have a lot to boast about when it comes to our schools!...

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