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Mom Report: Madagascar, A Musical Adventure

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“I like to move it, move it I like to move it, move it I like to move it, move it We like to move it!” The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati has put together another fantastic show! As soon as my kids saw Alex, Marty, Melman, and Gloria, they quickly made the connection of the… Read more »

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Mom Report: Dart Rush

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During a recent clean-up battle with my son, he blurted out an extremely hurtful statement. “All you do is clean. You are boring; Dad is the fun parent.” I don’t think he realized how hard his words hit me, how utterly crushed I felt, mostly because his statement had become true. I stopped dead in… Read more »

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Mom Report: Syrian Shrine Circus

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The Syrian Shrine Circus is a one of a kind event. There are acts of all sorts and not a dull moment goes by! The circus starts off with the National Anthem and a warm welcome from the Ringmaster. Some of the exciting acts include Bengal Tigers and an impressive routine where they all lay… Read more »

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Scout Appreciation Days

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Scouts are invited to the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force every day in February and March to celebrate Scout Appreciation Days! The Museum will offer a special Scouts-only package, which includes two tickets to ride any of the simulators or for a film in the Air Force Museum Theatre, and one set of… Read more »

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Mom Report: Great Parks of Hamilton County

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The Great Parks System (greatparks.org) is an amazing resource to have in the Tristate. Often playgrounds and hiking is what is most associated with these Hamilton County parks. Though I use the park system for these two activities, I have recently been very impressed with their educational programming. Earlier this month, I attended two events… Read more »

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Spring Show at the Krohn

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The Krohn Conservatory (1501 Eden Park Drive) kicks off their spring show, A Garden of Pure Imagination, with a show room blossoming with vivid colors of cherry, lemon, grape, orange, blue raspberry, and sour apple. The candy-inspired exhibit includes vibrant tulips, cheerful daffodils, fluffy hydrangeas and more, all to make you feel like you’re inside… Read more »

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Live Performances This Week!

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Calling all fans of music and theatre, there are several opportunities to introduce the fine arts to your little ones this week.  Check it out below, and visit our calendar for even more fun activities. Jan. 9 features Music, Motion and Stories with Joel the Singing Librarian at the Durr Branch Library (1992 Walton Nicholson… Read more »

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Mom Report: Summit Park Ice Rink

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I grew up in Michigan where it pretty much is cold and snows from Halloween until Cinco de Mayo. My childhood home had a pond in the backyard, which my dad would shovel when it froze over. I spent every weekend, most weeknights, and my January birthday on ice skates. Now that I am older… Read more »

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Mom Report: Nights of Lights at Coney Island

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                  Head down to the river and enjoy Nights of Lights at Coney Island. Coney Island is often associated with Riverbend but it also hosts a drive-through light display. This two-mile stretch of lights will be sure to entertain you and the whole family! Be sure to come early as lines can be long but… Read more »

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Mom Report: EnterTRAINment Junction at Christmas

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                  EnterTRAINment Junction has something for everyone! As soon as you walk in, your feel like you are in a train station the way the lobby is set up. Right when you walk in, there is a nice cafe on the left and the gift shop and ticket counter are to the right. Restrooms are… Read more »

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