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OverDrive: Digital Bookmobile Visits

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Learn how to get eBooks, audiobooks and more from the Library on the Digital Bookmobile Friday, Aug. 14 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the Reading Branch Library (8740 Reading Road). This free event, provided by OverDrive, Inc., as part of its nationwide Library tour, will include instructional videos, interactive computer stations and a… Read more »

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Spanish Immersion at La Casita

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It’s best to teach foreign languages to children when they’re young — from birth to ages 10 or 12, research shows.  La Casita Learning Center, located at 5641 Union Centre Dr. in West Chester, offers a Spanish immersion preschool program for ages 30 months through 5 years.  The curriculum aims to make children fluent in… Read more »

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A Bright Tomorrow With Cincinnati Public Schools

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Parents often ask their kids what they want to be when they grow up, but Cincinnati Public Schools (CPS) takes that question very seriously. A new initiative called My Tomorrow tackles the task of preparing high schoolers for what happens after they graduate. With a mix of rigorous academics, technology support, and strong relationships with adult… Read more »

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Mom Report: Cincinnati Museum Center

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Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal (1301 Western Ave.) hosted a Free Friday event recently, and my kiddo and I decided to enjoy this awesome opportunity!  What a breathtaking building!  Cincinnati Museum Center is housed in an original train terminal built in the art-deco style of the 1930s.  High-domed ceilings mirrored many details throughout the… Read more »

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Mom Report: A Trip to the Zoo

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I am super excited about our day at the zoo! Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden located 3400 Vine St., recently hosted Macy’s Kids, Cultures, Critters and Crafts festival with $1 admission all day! Parking was still $9 but if you plan a future trip, I suggest parking on a side street for free. The Zoo… Read more »

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Camp Cookie!

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I recently discovered a local baker with amazing cookies — Delicious Designs Cookies! I ended up ordering some for end of the year teacher gifts. While on the facebook page I noticed that Arin Singer-Bonk, Delicious Designs Cookies offers camps for potty trained kids between the ages of 3-12. It is a drop off, kids… Read more »

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Get Your Ducks in a Row

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It’s a Cincinnati tradition, and it kicks off this month! Each year, as many as 200,000 little yellow rubber ducks take a swim along the Ohio River in the Rubber Duck Regatta that supports the Freestore Foodbank. Last year, the Regatted netted over $1 million, which meant three million meals for hungry children in the… Read more »

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iSPACE Ignites Imaginations

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Grades K – 12 are in for some out of this world fun with over 30 camps at iSPACE Science!  Campers will be transformed into robotics engineers and rocket scientists during these hands-on, summer day camps that are designed to spark an interest in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM). Camps are held at Scarlet… Read more »

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Be Safe With Fireworks!

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Firework Precautions to Help Keep Your Family Safe This Summer From Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center Fireworks can result in severe burns, scars and disfigurement that can last a lifetime. Fireworks that are often thought to be safe, such as sparklers, can reach temperatures above 2000 degrees Fahrenheit, and can burn users and bystanders. Injuries… Read more »

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From Studio to Carousel

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While you’re downtown enjoying a ride on the new Carol Ann Carousel, be sure to swing by the Taft Museum of Art (316 Pike St.) and explore the exhibit From Studio to Carousel: The Whimsical World of Jonathan Queen. The exhibit, open through Sept. 6, features Queen’s studies for the carousel paintings, clay models for… Read more »

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