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Mom Report: Dinosaur Gallery at COSI!

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Space, trains, science, DINOSAURS! These are a few of my sons favorite things. So when I heard COSI is home to a brand new Dinosaur Gallery, masterfully created by the American Museum of Natural History, I knew we were Columbus bound.    The new AMNH exhibit is home to a variety of dinosaurs! We were… Read more »

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Mom Report: Dirr Nursery

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My home is filled with the delightful smell of a freshly cut Christmas tree, and my heart is filled with happiness knowing we chopped down that tree, together, as a family. We spent a morning at Dirr Nursery in Goshen, Ohio scouring rows of trees looking to find “the one”. Dirr Nursery has tons of… Read more »

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Mom Report: TopGolf

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Somehow, in a couple short weeks, my oldest will be SEVEN! Time definitely flies when you are having fun! My son wanted to celebrate his love of sports with his Cincinnati United soccer team. Since they spent three days a week playing soccer together this fall, I needed to find another sport they could experience… Read more »

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Mom Report: Run, Jump n Play

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                  Fall has finally decided to stick around and that means cooler temperatures. Kids need to get their energy out, and when playing outside is not suitable, parents need to have a back-up plan. Run, Jump, n Play, a popular indoor play ground has recently moved to Blue Ash off of Pfeiffer Road (at I-71… Read more »

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Ice Skate at Summit Park!

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Summit Park has been the go-to place for fun and games with the family, and this coming winter, you can also go ice-skating!  The park’s new ice rink, located directly underneath the glass canopy, will open Saturday, Nov. 18. The rink will remain open to all ages through February.  Restaurants will be open their respective… Read more »

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Volunteer Opportunities for All!

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Volunteer opportunities for all – even the very young!   The holidays bring out the giving spirit in us all, and what better way to give than to donate or volunteer some of your time? Check out these special events that let even the youngest members of your family get in on the action, and… Read more »

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A Wall of Music

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Does your son love to sing?  Great!  He’s invited to join the Seventh Annual All-City Boychoir Festival at P&G Hall in the Aronoff Center for the Arts (650 Walnut St.) on Saturday, Nov. 4.  This FREE program invites boys in grades 1 – 12 from around the city to spend the day working on a… Read more »

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HallowREAD Week

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To celebrate Halloween and the spine-tingling thrills of reading, the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County is giving children ages 12 and younger a spooky passport (or print one at cincinnatilibrary.org).  HallowREAD runs through Oct. 31, so load up the car and head to your local Library branch! For every visit to any Library… Read more »

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Mom Report: Peter Pan JR.

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My family has been counting down the days until The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati’s Peter Pan Jr. hit the stage at the Taft Theatre. We visited our local library, picked up Peter Pan books, and enjoyed reading them together. Both of my kids are bookworms and I knew they would enjoy seeing the story “jump”… Read more »

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Mom Report: Chrisholm Nature Playscape

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Over the summer, the kids and I participated in the MetroParks of Butler Counties 50 Fun Things Challenge. We had so much fun creekin’, collecting rocks, and marking our sheet to keep track of the fun things we had done. When summer was over, we turned in our sheet to the office at Voice of… Read more »

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