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Santa is coming to the Carousel!  Bring the kids for holiday and winter crafts, a pick with the Jolly Old Elf (bring your cell phone, no cameras, please), and enter for a chance to win a Cincinnati Parks goody bag! All the fun will be had at Carol Ann’s Carousel (8 West Mehring Way) from… Read more »

Science + Play = Fun!

The Boone County Public Library was recently selected to exhibit Science in Play2Go, created by the Kentucky Science Center.  The interactive exhibit is designed for ages 8 and younger and is built around the concept of open-ended play and loose parts.  Kids and their grown-ups can use materials in countless ways to explore STEM topics,… Read more »

Why is SNOW so White?

There’s a new children’s book series in town that features young bears Mishka and Sofulya and their family.  Created by SoMi Projects, the first book in the series, Why is Snow so White? is a blending of rhymes with a science-based exploration of nature’s winter wonders.  The book is full of wonderfully soft, wintry images… Read more »

A Rockin’ Toy Drive

Bring a new, unused toy to Rockin’ Jump Cincinnati this month to donate to St. Joseph Orphanage, and get a 10 percent discount on open jump time where kids can enjoy indoor trampolines and more. Toys are accepted through Dec. 17 at Rockin’ Jump, located at 8350 Colerain Ave.  Call 513-373-4260 or visit 

Lazer Focused Giving

Help families in need and earn free laser tag or a jump session at the same time! From Dec. 12 – 15 from 4 – 6 p.m. each day, ages 4 and older can bring in two cans of vegetables to Lazer Kraze (1335 Donaldson Road, Erlanger) to help a family in need this holiday… Read more »

Brighten the Holidays With Cincinnati Children’s

Cancer survivor Lydia Epping, 24, knows what it’s like to be in the hospital over the holiday season. “I was diagnosed at age 7 with Wilms tumor, a type of cancer that starts in the kidneys. I had to go through numerous chemotherapy and radiation treatments not to mention multiple surgeries over the years,” said… Read more »

Elf on the Shelf is Back

Families aren’t the only ones having fun this year with the Elf on the Shelf.  The Kenton County Public Library is also hosting the seasonal visitor, where he will explore the different branches and play some games with library patrons.  The first person to find the little Elf each day (don’t touch him, or else… Read more »

Holiday Tips From Dream Dinners

The holidays are here, and with it comes fun and festivities, family gatherings and happy memories.  Of course, there is also a laundry list of tasks to accomplish, gifts to buy, stress to manage and meals to plan!  Stephanie Allen, co-founder and president of Dream Dinners, has a few tips to make the holidays a… Read more »

100 Things to See in the Night Sky

Cincinnati Observatory astronomer Dean Regas shares the universe in his new book, 100 Things to See in the Night Sky, a beginner’s guide to star-gazing.  Readers will learn how to observe the Sun safely, the phases of the moon, and how to spot planets with the naked eye as well as telescopes.  Then visit the… Read more »

2017 Holiday Guide!

 2017 Holiday Guide presented by Broadway in Cincinnati.  Give an unforgettable experience at the theatre this holiday! GIVE THE GIFT OF EXPERIENCE! Broadway in Cincinnati Need a great gift idea?  rather than giving an item to unwrap, consider giving your loved ones an experience they can always remember.  Whether you want to treat your… Read more »

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