Sam Parker Sam Parker

Sam Parker is currently studying journalism at Ohio University. This summer, she is interning at Cincinnati Family Magazine. She looks forward to completing her final year at OU and pursuing a career in magazine journalism.

A Total Eclipse of the Sun


It’s a total eclipse of the sun, and you don’t want to miss it. On Monday, August 21, North America will see its first solar eclipse in almost 100 years. For this once-in-a-lifetime event, institutions across the Tristate area are throwing a soiree. To ensure that you don’t miss out on the big event, here… Read more »

Wizard Worthy Events


Whether you identify with team Slytherin, Gryffindor, Hufflepuff or Ravenclaw, you have one thing in common: your love for Harry Potter. This summer, let that fascination take flight through multiple Harry Potter-themed events happening throughout the Cincinnati area. Solve puzzles to escape Azkaban in the Escape from Azkaban event on Friday, July 21st from 6… Read more »

We All Scream for Ice Cream!


It’s July, and that means that for Graeter’s fans throughout the Cincinnati-area, the craving begins now.  July is National Ice Cream month, but it’s also the 147th birthday of Graeter’s Ice Cream!  To celebrate, Graeter’s has been offering surprise bonus flavors and discount scoops On July 16, Graeter’s will put on its party hat by… Read more »

Bright Star Theatre Puts Education at Center Stage


This summer, immerse your child in artistic education by attending a Bright Star Theatre production. According to its website, Bright Star Theatre is a touring theater dedicated to producing “literary, curriculum- and character-education based classics,” through the collaboration of a talented team of professional actors, directors and designers. Bright Star Theatre travels anywhere and everywhere… Read more »

Polo for Babies


The Leonidas family is preparing for one last chukker of Polo for Babies, a charity which benefits Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. Starting the Polo for Babies event after their daughter, Adeline, was hospitalized with a severe case of the Entero Virus and made a full recovery, the Leonidas family has vowed to always pay… Read more »

Reading Buddies: From Bookless to Bookworm


Getting your kids excited about reading can be difficult, but this program can help! Reading Buddies, an upcoming program which will be offered in several locations across the Cincinnati area, offers a chance for your child to enhance their reading skills with the help of a friend. This summer-long program pairs every child with a… Read more »

Star Spangled Crafting


The fireworks are just days away, so plan your Independence Day festivities in advance. This year, the Fourth has inspired many upcoming events at your local library branches across the Cincy area. Patriotic crafts spanning from lotions to wooden trivets can be made in varying locations. Come prepared for a montage of red, white and… Read more »

Brazee Street Studios Shows Some Heart


This June through August, Brazee Street Studios is teaming up with C-Link Gallery to offer a truly heart-felt event. Inspired by Mem Fox’s book Whoever You Are, over 400 kids from pre-k to highschool learned an invaluable lesson through the art of glass making. Under the guidance of Brazee Street Studios, teachers from over 19… Read more »

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