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Girl Scout Cookie Season Is Here!

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2017 marks a sweet milestone for Girl Scouts — it’s the 100th anniversary of the first known sale of cookies by Girl Scouts!  Plus, a brand-new cookie has been revealed, the S’mores cookies.  And of course, you can get all the traditional faves like Thin Mints, Samoas, and Trefoils (pictured here).  Cookie sales help Girl… Read more »

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Acting Classes for Kids

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Budding thespian in the house?  Check out these acting classes for kids!   Winter Acting Classes at Playhouse in the Park Ages 3 – 14 are invited to check out the Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park’s winter acting class schedule, which offers adventures with sea creatures, wizards, zombies and contemporary musicals. The Playhouse, located at… Read more »

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Summit Expands Toddler Program

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Summit Country Day School is expanding its Toddler Program to provide an all-day option for children ages 18 months and older.  Designed to meet the needs of working parents with busy schedules, the program is Montessori-based and led by one teacher with two co-teachers in each classroom.  Expect outdoor learning opportunities via a rooftop playground… Read more »

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Farm Fresh Thru Winter

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It’s easier to find fresh produce in the winter months, thanks to the Village Green Farmers’ Market, located in the Fairfield Community Arts Center (411 Wessel Dr.) for the season.  Stop by the center’s veranda on the second Wednesday of each month from 5 – 7 p.m. (now through April) to peruse the wares of… Read more »

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Make Holiday Entertaining a Dream

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Planning dinner on a regular school night can be a struggle sometimes, so if the thought of planning dinner for a large gathering this holiday season has you in knots, don’t worry!  The folks at Dream Dinners, a meal-assembly program that lets parents plan and prepare a month’s worth of meals in advance, have a… Read more »

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Unique (and Local) Gift Ideas

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Sometimes finding the perfect gift can feel like an insurmountable goal.  But take heart, there are solutions, including gifts of membership and lessons, along with some other unique local finds.     For the Sports Fan Pre-order a copy of FC Cincinnati’s limited-edition commemorative book (due out in 2017), Rise Together: Celebrating FC Cincinnati’s Inaugural… Read more »

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Holidays at the Library

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Celebrate the holidays at the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County this season!  First up, The Know Theatre of Cincinnati presents The Inventive Princess of Floralee at 2 p.m., Dec. 3.  This original, two-person, interactive fairy tale will encourage kids to “think like scientists” as they follow the adventures of Princess of Floralee. Also on… Read more »

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#LikeAGirl – Keep Playing

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Does your daughter play sports?  Tell her to keep playing!  Numerous studies have shown that girls who participate in sports demonstrate higher self-confidence.  But half of girls who play a sport will quit by the age of 17.  Even worse, approximately seven in ten girls don’t feel encouraged by their community to play. Last summer,… Read more »

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Classes for Brand New Parents

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It’s easy to feel overwhelmed and all alone when you’re a first-time Mom or Dad, so the Cincinnati Family Enrichment Center (4244 Hamilton Ave.) has created a new series called Nurturing Your Newborn just for new parents. Bring Baby to a weekly gathering that kicks off this month and hear tips from experts on sleeping,… Read more »

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Put Hunger in Check with Freestore Foodbank

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Help solve hunger this season during Check Out Hunger.  From Nov. 14 – Jan. 3, during your trip to your neighborhood Kroger store, pull a donation amount at the register and scan it.  It all adds up to put food on the table for our neighbors, children and families at risk of hunger.  Learn more… Read more »

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