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Make Way for Ducklings

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The Cincinnati Art Museum (CAM) hosts a special exhibit to celebrate Hamilton, Ohio’s own author, Robert McCloskey. Make Way for Ducklings: The Art of Robert McCloskey opens July 20 and continues to Sept. 9.  Featuring the life of the Caldecott Medal-winning writer/illustrator of classic children’s books, a special focus is on the 1941 Make Way… Read more »

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Get Outdoors: Family Nature Day

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Explore the great outdoors with hands-on activities for all ages at Boone County Parks’ Family Nature Day! Taking place Saturday, July 28 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., at Boone Woods Park, located at 6000 Veterans Way, Burlington. The day includes creek exploration, fossils, info from environmental organizations, and a visit from Raptors, Inc. Learn… Read more »

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Down On The Farm

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Check out Campbell County’s many different farms during the 10th annual Campbell County Backroads Farm Tour on Saturday, July 21. Taking place from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., rain or shine, families can enjoy a self-guided driving tour of agricultural operations in the county, as well as explore vineyards, equestrian centers, horticultural operations, and get… Read more »

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Quack, Quack! Buy Your Rubber Ducks Now

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Time to get your ducks in a row with the Freestore Foodbank’s 24th Annual Rubber Duck Regatta. The sale of nearly 200,000 ducks that will swim the Ohio River in September has begun, with winners receiving awesome prizes like cash, Kroger gift cards and even a new car. Ducks cost $5 each, $25 for six,… Read more »

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Showcase Cinemas’ Sensory Sensitive Screenings

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To make sure that all children can enjoy newly released films in theatres, Showcase Cinemas recently announced the launch of Sensory Sensitive Screenings, a monthly program that offers accommodations for movie-goers who may be overstimulated by a typical cinema showing. Starting on July 7, with a screening of Incredibles 2, families are invited to showings… Read more »

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NKU’s New Partner for On-Campus Child Care Center

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Northern Kentucky University recently announced an agreement with a local non-profit to assume ownership of the NKU Early Childhood Center (ECC), the same non-profit currently operating the UC Early Learning Center at the University of Cincinnati.  The partnership will help to keep the ECC open, in spite of an announcement earlier this year about its… Read more »

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Find Waldo With the Blue Manatee!

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July 1 marks the Find Waldo Local Kickoff  — pick up your Find Waldo Local passport at blue manatee children’s bookstore (3094 Madison Road), and then search for waldo throughout the Oakley neighborhood.  You can track him down at 25 different locations within the local businesses of the community. Search for Waldo all month long,… Read more »

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New Family Yoga Series

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Kenton County Parks & Recreation and Madison Pike Yoga are offering free, 45-minute yoga classes for the entire family!  Head to Shelterhouse 3 in Lincoln Ridge Park (420 Independence Station Road, Independence) at 10 a.m. every Friday in July.  Ages 8 and older and their adults will learn basic poses and mind/body control. Pre-registration is… Read more »

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Storytime In the Park

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The Boone County Public Library and Boone County Parks have teamed up to bring families stories in the park all summer long.  Story time begins at 10 a.m. each Thursday now through September 27 at varying Boone County Parks, and are ideal for ages 2 – 5.  Plus, be sure to stick around for some… Read more »

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20 Years at the Children’s Museum

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Help celebrate 20 years of learning and fun when Duke Energy Children’s Museum throws a party! Head to the museum on Saturday, June 23, from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. for activities and tours of the updated Woods and Kids’ Town.  Kids can have a ball in the Energy Zone, unleash their creativity in KidSPACE… Read more »

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