Sat Jun 11, 12:00 PM - Sat Jun 11, 4:00 PM
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The Church of Christ of the Apostolic Faith

1200 Brentnell Avenue, Columbus, OH 43219

Community: Columbus


Celebrate fatherhood with us for our annual Proud Dad Cookout! Free food & Fun! Crafts & Games! Prizes & More

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The Proud Dad Cookout
The Proud Dad Cookout is our signature Summer event where dads and their families participate in family-friendly activities, take proud dad pledges, collection information from community partners, visit vendors, and celebrate Fatherhood.

The first ever “Backyard Grill Master Invitational”,
The K-Ready Pavilion with kindergarten readiness activities and free book fair
Franklin County Fatherhood Coalition Fatherhood Row – A section for all of the organizations in the Franklin County Fatherhood Coalition
Proud Dad Giveaways – Bikes, Dad Shoes, Grill Shoes, Relaxation Kits, and more
Other associated activations:
Carnival Games
Curb Ball Tournament
Face Painting and Caricatures
Bounce Houses
Game Trucks & Virtual Reality Trucks
Cota Bus Display
Fire Truck Display
Blue Jackets Hockey Activation
Appearance by Brutus of the OSU Buckeyes
The Backyard Grill Master Invitational
The first ever Proud Dad Competition will involve 9 dads competing in three different categories to prove they are the best Backyard Grill Master in the city. There will be 3 competitions, each with five contestants, to see who makes the best Ribs, Chicken Breast and Chicken Wings. The competition will be judged by a guest celebrity judge.

First place wins a smoker. Second place wins a grill. Third Place wins a Proud Dad Utensil Kit

In Partnership With: The African American Male Wellness Agency, United Way, the Church of Chirst of the Aposltic Faith, The City of Columbus, Franklin County Job and Family Services, Brightside Academy, Future Ready Columbus, Action For Children, Father to Father, Community Development for All People, Columbus Public Health, Family Stabilization Unit, Franklin County Child Support Enforcement Agency, Jewish Family Services, Moms2B, Real Men Real Talk, Lit Learners!, Fatherhood Fraternity, Dope Black Dadds LLC., Dadds Enterprise and Dads Financial Legacy Group, and CareSource .
Proud Dad Cookout

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