Things To Do

FREE CAM FAMILY TOURS

@ Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati

Explore the Cincinnati Art Museum with the entire family. Weekend tours and art carts allow guests of all ages to interact with “touchable” art objects for a memorable hands-on experience.

Categories: Art, Crafts, Exhibits, Museum Events Ages: All ages

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PUPPETS FOR LUNCH

@ Springfield Township Civic Center , Cincinnati

FREE SHOW AND TELL ON THE FARM: FABULOUS FATHERS

@ Chrisholm MetroPark Historic Farmstead , Trenton

FREE NATURE HUNT

@ Woodland Mound, Seasongood Nature Center , Cincinnati

FREE SHOW AND TELL ON THE FARMS: GRASS-HEAD FRIENDS

@ Chrisholm MetroPark Historic Farmstead , Trenton

Arts Entertainment →

FREE ALICE IN NEVERLAND PRESENTED BY THE KNOW THEATRE

@ Corryville Branch , Cincinnati

FREE KNOW THEATRE PRESENTS ALICE IN NEVERLAND

@ The Carnegie Center of Columbia Tusculum , Cincinnati

FREE WUMP MUCKET PUPPET PRESENTS: SPACE IS THE PLACE

@ Liberty Center Branch,

GIRLS ROCK SUMMER CAMP (register)

@ MYCincinnati Fire House, Cincinnati

Planning Ahead →

FREE MASTERPIECES IN THE MAKING (register)

@ Reading Branch, Reading

FREE FUN WITH RECYCLED ART (register)

@ North Central Branch , Cincinnati

FAMILY OVERNIGHTS AT THE ZOO

@ Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, Cincinnati

FREE RADICAL ROCKET SCIENCE (register)

@ Mt. Washington Branch Library , Cincinnati

Classes & Activities →

Check out the ongoing events and classes happening in Middle Tennessee every day!

The Dailies

Friday, May 24

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Rockin' Jump Cincinnati, Groesbeck

Toddlers 6 years old and under can bounce and play the mornings away! This family friendly promotion is available Mon – Fri from 9 – 11 a.m. and Sat from 8 – 10 a.m. 

$$ Categories: Fitness, Playgroups Ages: 13 – 24 Months, 2 – 3 Years, 4 – 5 Years

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The Arlington Memorial Gardens , Cincinnati

Feelings of respect, gratitude and inspiration will be abundant at the “Field of Memories” this Memorial Day. In 2018 over 700 flags were displayed to honor veterans, first responders, public servants and other special individuals. 2019’s goal is to dedicate 1,000 flags. 3 foot by 5 foot flags are dedicated at $35 each, with net… Read more »

$$ Categories: Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

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Cincinnati Museum Center, Cincinnati

Egyptologists of all ages will enjoy learning about the daily life of Egyptians during the time of Pharaohs. Step back in time with over 350 original artifacts (including some more than 4,500 years old), impressive scale models of cities and interactive hands-on components. 

$$ Categories: Exhibits, Museum Events Ages: All ages

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Krohn Conservatory , Cincinnati

The most whimsical family tradition has fluttered it’s way back to the Queen City. Head to the Krohn Conservatory with the whole family to experience thousands of beautiful butterflies happily flying overhead; a butterfly might even land ON your head if you are lucky! Be sure to look within the pages of Cincinnati Family Magazine… Read more »

$ Categories: Animal Encounters, Exhibits, Festivals and Fairs, Nature, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

EnterTRAINment Junction

Head to EnterTRAINment Junction for a spring themed scavenger hunt throughout the world’s largest train display; then explore the A-Maze-N Fun House for lots of laughs. Purchase a Do-It-All ticket and receive a Do-It-All ticket good for another day, Free.

$ Categories: Exhibits, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

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Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Gardens, Cincinnati

Bring the family to meet the Zoo’s newest family members, the zoo babies. Six-foot-tall stork statues will lead visitors to adorable baby animals throughout the zoo. Zoo members and adventure ticket holders can enter the grounds one hour early, at 9 a.m.

$ Categories: Animal Encounters, Exhibits, Nature, Outdoor Activities, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

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Kenton Library- William E. Durr Branch , Independence

Have fun and get learning! Fridays at 10 a.m. kiddos are welcome to join the library for an art and STEM activity. 

Categories: Art, Crafts, Library Events, Playgroups, Science Ages: All ages

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Blue Manatee Literacy Project and Bookstore, Cincinnati

What better way to start the day than by making a fun mess! Children ages 2 – 5 years old can join Ms. Kelli for a story – inspired craft. Registration is recommended.  

RSVP $ Categories: Crafts, Library Events, Storytimes Ages: 2 – 3 Years, 4 – 5 Years

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Glenwood Gardens/ Highfield Discovery Garden, Cincinnati

Nature commands attention! Learn about the might that May holds from flowers to animals and weather.

$ Categories: Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

Woodland Mound - Seasongood Nature Center , Cincinnati

Discover what kinds of animals live in your own backyard, and meet a few up close! 

Categories: Animal Encounters, Nature Ages: All ages

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Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati

Art enthusiasts will be transported to the infamous Burning Man gathering with the exciting new exhibition. Installations featuring mutant art vehicles, costumes, films, jewelry and more will celebrate the innovation of the 70,000 creative minds who head to Black Rock City, Nevada each year. 

Categories: Art, Exhibits, Museum Events Ages: All ages

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Farbach-Werner Nature Preserve , Cincinnati

Learn all about Ohio’s favorite frogs and toads; there will be hands-on activities, crafts (for a small fee) and even the opportunity to meet some amazing amphibians 

Categories: Animal Encounters, Crafts, Nature Ages: All ages

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Cincinnati Museum Center, Cincinnati

Learn and play with friends! Little ones will participate in activities designed to support the natural stages of development that take place during a child’s first five years. This weekly program is available on Tuesdays and Fridays at 11 a.m.

$ Categories: Classes, Museum Events, Playgroups Ages: 0 - 12 Months, 13 – 24 Months, 2 – 3 Years, 4 – 5 Years

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Cincinnati Museum Center, Cincinnati

Step back in time and encounter interesting individuals as you meet costumed interpreters in the Cincinnati History Museum’s Public Landing each Monday, Friday and Saturday.

$ Categories: Living History, Museum Events Ages: All ages

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The Red Balloon Cafe + Play, Cincinnati

Free Friday means your little one gets to play for free with purchase of a kid’s meal 4pm and later!

Categories: Ages: All ages

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Jump Zone!, Florence

Under new ownership with lots of upgrades and renovations, be sure to check out all of the family friendly changes going on at Jump Zone! Children ages 2 – 12 years old can jump and play with friends on 8 giant inflatables. There is also a special  5 years old and under play area that… Read more »

$ Categories: Fitness, Playgroups, Sports Ages: 0 - 12 Months, 13 – 24 Months, 2 – 3 Years, 4 – 5 Years, 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years

Mount Airy Forest , Cincinnati

A forest becomes a different world at night. Come experience the “magical” twilight hours between day and night on Sunset Trail at sunset. Be sure to wear sturdy shoes and dress for the weather

RSVP Categories: Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

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Kennedy Heights Arts Center

For the first time, MamLuft&Co. Dance offers a special, pay-what-you-can showcase of Company Members’ new works and works-in-progress. Company Members Corrinne Bailey, Claire Dieringer, Susan Honer, Gabriel Martinez Rubio, and Hannah Williamson will present works created on their Company peers in an intimate setting within the beautiful, new Kennedy Heights Arts Center Lindner Annex. One… Read more »

$ Categories: Dance Ages: Parents Only, Teens

Saturday, May 25

Cincinnati Art Museum , Cincinnati

Come explore the CAM in a comfortable setting. Families will be given a map indicating multi-sensory learning centers, led by specially trained docents. Be sure to stop by the Rosenthal Education Center to participate in an all-ability art making activity. 

Categories: Art, Museum Events Ages: All ages

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EnterTrainment Junction

Chugga chugga, choo choo! Chug on over to EnterTRAINment Junction to enjoy two popular outdoor train rides opening for the summer, the hand-cranked locomotives and the family train ride (weather permitting). Plus, visitors purchasing a special Do-It-All ticket through June 23 will get a free admission ticket to Coney Island’s classic rides. 

$$ Categories: Exhibits, Living History, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

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