MidTown Inc.'s 2012 Party on the Lawn is 3-6 p.m. April 22 at Wynnton Arts Academy, 2303 Wynnton Road.
This is a community celebration of MidTown Columbus and will feature music by Columbus State University's G.E.N.E.S.I.S. Gospel Choir and the Maneuver Center of Excellence Jazz Band Combo.
There will also be face painting, animal balloons, ice cream, lemonade and hot dogs.
MidTown eateries, including the Country Club of Columbus, Dinglewood Pharmacy, the Dinner Divas, MidTown Cakes and Sugga's, will be handing out samples for a minimal fee.
The party will be after the Spring MidTown Historic Bike Around, a 4.6 mile bicycle ride that starts at 1 p.m. This is a family-friendly ride that includes nine historic stops. Riders will receive a recycling bag with goodies. MidTown Inc. will give away 50 helmets. Registration is free. If you don't have a bike, you can rent one from Ride on Bikes for $10.
For the Party on the Lawn, you may bring lawn chairs or blankets to listen to the music.
The party is free.