Family Outings

Jack-O-Lantern Junction is Waiting for You!

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Get into the spirit of Halloween with a visit to EnterTrainment Junction for its annual Jack-O-Lantern Junction!  Walk through a trick-or-treat maze (complete with a few non-scary ghosts), make a craft, pick a pumpkin from the indoor pumpkin patch, and see if you can navigate your way through the outdoor straw maze. All the regular… Read more »

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Get Outside with the Great Outdoor Weekend

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Families are invited to explore nature and learn about the offerings of local parks, nature centers, conservation groups and more during the annual Great Outdoor Weekend!  Check out over 150 offerings from members of Green Umbrella, a non-profit organization dedicated to improving environmental sustainability in the region.  Over 50 members will participate in this weekend’s festivities,… Read more »

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Exploring Hocking Hills

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Hocking Hills’ beauty is breathtaking, especially in the fall, as trees change colors amid millennial-old caverns. Paved and rugged trails invite hikers of all skill levels to experience Ohio’s renowned sites like “Ash Cave,” “Crystal Falls,” and “Old Man’s Cave.” On this trip, though, our family discovered more scenic wonders exploring Hocking Hills by canoe,… Read more »

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Take the Kids to the Theatre

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“I believe there’s no better family experience than watching a story together performed by live actors,” says Michael Evan Haney, the director of Cincinnati Shakespeare Company’s (CSC)  upcoming Oliver Twist. “Theatre engages the imagination and provides a topic of discussion that can provide a family with a beautiful shared memory,” he adds. Experience those “beautiful shared… Read more »

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Creative Fun for Kids

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Shop and create something of your own all in one imaginative, relaxing place. “Don’t you have that tingly, excited feeling inside?” Tara, the instructor leaned down to open a box of stuffing. “It’s almost finished, and you created it all by yourself!” My friend’s daughter, Jessi, agreed that she was excited as she made her final… Read more »

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