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Ladies’ Night Out at Whole Foods

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Treat yourself this holiday season!  Moms are invited to a Ladies Night Out at Whole Foods in Mason (5805 Deerfield Blvd.)!  Enjoy an evening of DIY stations in the cafe for body care and homemade gifts for a friend or for yourself!  Free appetizers and beverages will be served, and wine will be sold by… Read more »

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Wrap Your Gifts for Good Causes

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Joseph-Beth Booksellers in Crestview Hills is hosting plenty of organizations who will wrap your in-store holiday purchases in exchange for donations this month, so cross one more thing off your “to-do” list and help out some local causes! Friday, Dec. 12 at 6 p.m.: Help fund the charitable activities of Girl Scout Troop 116 Saturday,… Read more »

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The Other Side of Christmas

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Lebanon-based graphic artist Beth Gully loves to create ambigrams — images and words that retain their meaning or illustrate another meaning when inverted.  She recently put this skill to good use in a new book, The Other Side of Christmas, a children’s tale of Christmas activities that also tells the story of the birth of Jesus… Read more »

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Saturday Sampler at Baker Hunt

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Enjoy a day of FREE classes for ages 4 to adult on Saturday, December 6 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. during the 5th Annual Baker Hunt Saturday Sampler! Sample over 25 different Winter Classes including Printmaking, Yoga, Pottery: wheel/handbuilt, Drawing, Animation, Manga/Cartooning, Photography, Yoga and Tai Chi, Creative Writing, Dance, Youth Guitar Jam, and much, much more! Apply for a youth scholarship, and… Read more »

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Sensitive Santa Comes to Cincinnati Children’s

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Each year many Tri-State parents don’t take their children to see Santa Claus because they are afraid that Santa won’t be patient enough with their special needs child or that their child might be afraid of Santa. Some kids may need extra help and time to make their visit a happy and memorable one.  As a… Read more »

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Donate Books to HealthPoint Family Care

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Teach your little ones about giving and sharing by rounding up some gently used children’s books and donating them to HealthPoint Family Care (1401 Madison Ave., Covington).  Books are kept in the medical and dental office waiting rooms for families to read together while waiting for their appointments.  HealthPoint also has programs for expectant mothers,… Read more »

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Volunteer to Ring the Bells With Your Kids

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Looking for an opportunity to get the kids involved in the community?  Now’s a great time of year to find ways to give back.  The Salvation Army’s Annual Red Kettle Campaign is underway, and it’s a great way for families to help others in need.  The campaign runs through Christmas Eve.  Child volunteers younger than… Read more »

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Family Literacy Month at Pogo Play

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Head to Pogo Play (10870 Kenwood Road, Blue Ash) and join other families on Sunday, November 30 for a special day of storytelling and activities in honor of Family Literacy Month!     Bring in a new or gently used book between November 18 – 30th and receive $1 off your admission. All book donations will benefit Cincinnati… Read more »

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Donate Craft Kits to Enhance Visitations

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The Family Nurturing Center is accepting craft kits to enhance visits between biological, non-custodial parents and their children.  The center is dedicated to ending the cycle of child abuse and facilitates visits funded by Hamilton County Job and Family Services. “When a child comes to a court ordered supervised visitation to see his biological, non-custodial… Read more »

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Madeira Branch’s Read-a-Lot Castle

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Want to keep kids reading AND teach a lesson in teamwork?  Stop by the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County’s Madeira Branch (7200 Miami Ave.) for the Read-a-Lot Castle! The Madeira staff has found a great way to reward kids for checking out books at the branch. When a child checks out at least five… Read more »

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