Northern Kentucky

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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All About Trains at Behringer-Crawford Museum

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All About Trains at Behringer-Crawford Museum Train lovers of all ages are invited to the Behringer-Crawford Museum (1600 Montague Road, Covington) for their annual Holiday Toy Trains display, featuring over 25 stations, 250 feet of track, and 100 building and 250 figures depicting the streets of a 1940s city.  Kids can crawl through tunnels and… 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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Story-Time for Special Kids

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Parents of kids ages 2 – 8 with sensory integration challenges can take advantage of a new story time offered Erlanger branch of the Kenton County Public Library (401 Kenton Lands Road, Erlanger). Rhythm and Rhyme: Sensory Storytime meets one Saturday a month and is led by children’s librarian Julie Mills, who received special training… Read more »

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If the (Sports) Shoe Fits

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There’s nothing better than slipping your feet into a comfy pair of shoes, or lacing up your sneakers in anticipation of a good game.  But shoes that don’t fit your young athlete’s foot properly can lead to big problems.  Aside from annoying (and painful) blisters, kids with ill-fitting shoes may start to favor one foot… Read more »

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Bluegrass for Babies

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Love bluegrass music? You’ll love Bluegrass for Babies, a benefit concert to raise funds for the Perinatal Institute at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, held on Saturday, Sept. 21 at Sawyer Point from 3 – 9 p.m. Families are invited to enjoy popular bands like Wild Carrot, Comet Bluegrass All-Stars, and The 23rd String Band,… Read more »

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