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School Open Houses

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Bethany School 555 Albion Ave. | 513-771-7462 | bethanyschool.org Sunday, Feb. 9, 2 – 4 p.m. Children’s Meeting House Montessori 927 O’Bannonville Road, Loveland | 513-683-4757 | cmhschool.com Sunday, Jan. 26, 2 – 4 p.m. Cincinnati Christian Schools 7474 Morris Road, Hamilton | 513-892-8500 | cincinnatichristian.org Sunday, Jan. 26, 2 p.m. Cincinnati  Hills Christian Academy… Read more »

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Chess for Kids

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Chess helps kids develop analytical and decision-making skills, perform higher-order thinking, and more, but perhaps most importantly for kids … it’s fun! Check out these local clubs to see how your child may get involved: Cincinnati Chess Club cincinnatichessclub.com Meets on Fridays, 6 – 11 p.m. at 3882 Paxton Ave. (in the Hyde Park Plaza)… Read more »

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The Meaning of School Awards

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Schools compete for awards year-round, but what does it mean to be a National Blue Ribbon School or for a preschool to have a three-star ranking?  While there are many ways to earn recognition for a program’s quality, here are a few awards to keep an eye out for: National Blue Ribbon Schools Program www2.ed.gov/programs/nclbbrs… Read more »

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Family Fun: Krohn’s Holiday Show

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While the annual holiday show at the Krohn Conservatory offers plenty of tradition, it also offers plenty that’s new.  This year, visitors can enjoy a new display of vintage decorations donated by the Schmalz Family, including the moving  “Motionettes” displayed years ago in the windows of stores like Shillito’s and Pogue’s.  Other additions include new… Read more »

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Sponsor a Student

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Sponsor a Student Attending a production from The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati is practically a rite of passage for many Greater Cincinnati families, and this year’s holiday production of The Day Before Christmas (Dec. 6 – 8 and 14 at the Taft Theatre, 525 W. Fifth St.) is no exception.  And for a small donation,… Read more »

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Ensemble Theatre’s Fairy Godmother

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Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati is bringing back one of their first commissioned musicals, Around the World in 80 Days, and thanks to their Fairy Godmother Program which began in 1990, even more children will have a chance to enjoy the show.  The program brings approximately 1,500 students from Over-the-Rhine and other underserved areas to see the… Read more »

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Upcycle a Toy

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Upcycle a toy! The holidays are a great time to sort through your children’s toys and make room for any new ones they receive as gifts.  Happen’s Toy Lab (4203 Hamilton Ave.) is looking for old toys to make new again — bring your old plastic and rubber toys, including ones that are broken, for… Read more »

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Learn a Lesson from a Zoo’s View

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Local children’s author Artie Knapp just released his latest offering, View From a Zoo (MightyBook Inc., $9.95). The book features Thea, a housecat who seems to have it all, but longs for adventure and excitement. One day she slips through an open door and begins to explore the city. Her adventures lead her to the… Read more »

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