Community & Culture

Important Community and Culture Links: 

Healthy New Albany 

Browse information on health and fitness activities sponsored within the City of New Albany including a program inspired by Peletonia to encourage women of all ages to cycle. Additional information is available on the New Albany Farmer’s Market, a lecture series, the health expo, and more!

McCoy Center for the Arts

The McCoy Community Center for the Arts is truly a center for the performing arts. The Center provides a venue for orchestra, traveling Broadway productions, children’s theatre shows, as well as a lecture series. Find tickets to shows and productions online as well as a complete event calendar

New Albany Arts Council

This council is dedicated to promoting community awareness and growth of both the visual and performing arts. They offer art classes and workshops for people of all ages.

New Albany Branch Library

Discover New Albany’s branch of the Columbus Metropolitan Library. This library offers resources for the entire family including a Homework Help Center; weekly baby, toddler, and preschool story times; summer reading clubs for all ages, and meeting rooms able to be reserved for public use.

New Albany Classic Invitational Grand Prix

This annual, invitational horse show not only features top notch equestrian competition but also offers a concert and a family fun day with games, rides and animals!

New Albany Communicators 

A division of the international Toastmasters Club, the New Albany Communicators offers members the opportunity to improve communication skills with a learn-by-doing-approach. This club is open to all members of the community from students to retirees and offers constructive criticism to help you improve quickly!

New Albany Community Band

Formed in 2007 and now in its fourth concert season, this band is open to all adults wishing to contribute to their musical skills. All instruments welcome. 

New Albany Community Foundation

This foundation was created as a public not-for-profit organization focused on advancing the aspirations of the community as a component of the larger Columbus Foundation. They dedicate their efforts to five main areas including: education, arts and culture, health and wellness, environment and historic preservation, and community building.

New Albany Founder’s Day Celebration & Parade 

Started in 1976 by the Historical Society the Founder’s Day Celebration and Parade are designed to celebrate the “result of passion and ingenuity of individuals who believe it’s not just where we live, but how we live that defines our lives.”

New Albany Schools

Find information on the New Albany School System from kindergarden to high school.  The New Albany School System was the only school system in Ohio to have every school awarded a “National Blue Ribbon of Excellence” by the US Department of Education.

New Albany Symphony

Directed by Luis Biava the symphony orchestra’s mission is to “enrich, educate, entertain, and inspire creativity through the arts to people of all ages and backgrounds.”                                     

New Albany Walking Club       

A weekly walking program this club offers its members the opportunity to walk for recreation, competition and for fitness. Additional services offered by the Walking Club include the chance to earn free gear through participation; seminars on equipment, training, and nutrition, and the chance to promote health and wellness within the community.

New Albany Women’s Network

Established in 1998 the NAWN was designed to bring women together in order to share resources, information and to build community. This organization creates community events, organizes charitable projects and fundraisers, provides neighborhood outreach, and actively volunteers within the community.

Rotary Club of New Albany

As the first national service club in New Albany, the Rotary Club has been serving the city since 2006 working to support local, national, and international causes.