Things To Do

FREE ART AFTER DARK DUCKLINGS

@ Cincinnati Art Museum,

Celebrate the special exhibit Make Way For Ducklings: The Art of Robert McCloskey with a free bounce house, live music from Jake Speed and the Freddies, visits with Cincinnati’s favorite mascots, tasty treats and access to the CAM after hours. 

Categories: Art, Exhibits, Festivals and Fairs, Museum Events Ages: All ages

Best Bets This Week →

SHOW AND TELL ON THE FARM: PAINTING WITH VEGGIES

@ Chrisholm MetroPark,

MUD PIE MADNESS

@ Highfield Discovery Garden, Glenwood Gardens,

FREE PUZZLE PIECES’ PARENT NIGHT

@ Puzzle Pieces, Cincinnati

FREE ART AFTER DARK DUCKLINGS

@ Cincinnati Art Museum,

Arts Entertainment →

MOUNTAIN MUSIC JAM

@ Indian Creek MetroPark,

MARY POPPINS JR.

@ Fairfield Community Arts Center,

FREE SKETCHING TOUR

@ Cincinnati Art Museum,

FREE YOUNG ADULT LAB: EDIBLE ART

@ Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati

Planning Ahead →

FREE PUPPET BUILDING WITH MADCAP PUPPETS

@ Mt. Washington Branch Library, Cincinnati

PEN PALS

@ Parky's Farm at Winton Woods, Cincinnati

ESTEBAN THE MAGNIFICENT ADVENTURE TIME & CRAFT

@ Joseph Beth Booksellers,

FREE SKETCHING TOUR

@ Cincinnati Art Museum,

Classes & Activities →

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

The Dailies

Thursday, July 19

Parky's Farm at Winton Woods, Cincinnati

RSVP two days in advance. Brush and decorate a real pony.

RSVP $$ Categories: Animal Encounters, Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

Cincinnati Nature Center at Rowe Woods, Milford

Head to the Nature PlayScape for an outdoor storytime that includes finger plays, songs and nature-themed books. 

$ Categories: Nature, Outdoor Activities, Storytimes Ages: 2 – 3 Years

Governor Bebb MetroPark

Explore the creek and learn all about the kinds of fossils that can be found in the area. 

$ Categories: Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

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blue manatee children's bookstore, Cincinnati

Bring your littlest readers for a fun intro to language with stories, rhymes, songs and bouncy times. 

Categories: Storytimes Ages: 0 - 12 Months

Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati

Set off some brightly colored paint bombs, decorate the light table with neon drawings, and create a collage of color inspired by artist Firelei Baez. 

$ Categories: Art, Museum Events Ages: 4 – 5 Years

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Ellenwood Nature Barn, Farbach-Werner Nature Preserve

Stop by for games, nature play and learn how connecting to nature can contribute to your family’s health and wellness.  Crafts will be available for a small fee. 

$ Categories: Fitness, Health and Safety, Nature Ages: All ages

Mt. Washington Branch Library, Cincinnati

Join us for a puppet building workshop presented by Madcap Puppets. Create your very own puppet to keep. Grades K-6. Registration is required.

RSVP Categories: Crafts, Library Events Ages: 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years

Norwood Branch Library, Cincinnati

It’s not just a TV show: Meet a real-life member of the CSI and join us for a fascinating look inside the Hamilton County Coroner’s Lab!  Recommended for ages 10 and up.  No registration required.

Categories: Library Events, Science Ages: Teens

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Florence Branch Library, Florence

July 12 – Vincent Van Gogh July 19 – Jackson Pollock July 26 – Pablo Picasso

Categories: Art, Library Events Ages: 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years

Symmes Township Branch Library

Learn the basics of coding with Ozobot, a tiny robot you can command through simple codes. Registration required.

RSVP Categories: Library Events, Science Ages: All ages

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Brazee Street Studios, Cincinnati

Stop by and choose from a range of class project options, like plates, platters, coasters, ornaments and more. 

$$ Categories: Art Ages: All ages

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Ault Park

Dance to live music this summer at Ault Park and visit with a naturalist from Cincinnati Parks!

Categories: Music, Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

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The Square at Union Centre

Start the weekend early with live performances from American Idol contestant Eric Ellis (July 5); 3 Piece Revival (July 12); Buzz Bin (July 19); and 2nd Wind (July 26). 

Categories: Music, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

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Behringer Crawford Museum

Bring the gang for an evening of food and live music. This month, enjoy performances from Leroy Ellington Band (July 12); Hot Magnolias (July 19; pictured); and The Bluebirds (July 26). 

$ Categories: Music, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

Chrisholm MetroPark

Explore your inner artist and create a piece of work with paints and veggies, then visit with MidPointe Library. 

$ Categories: Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

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Florence Branch Library

Create side-scrolling video games using Bloxels. Please register.

RSVP Categories: Library Events Ages: 9 – 12 Years

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Village Green

Bring the family for live music!  This month, enjoy performances from Brass Tracks Band (July 12) Dana Louise & The Glorious Birds (July 19); and Linus Tate (July 26). 

Categories: Music, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

Grove Park, Springfield Township Civic Center

Enjoy the sounds of 3 Piece Revival, as they give audiences a variety of songs from current hits to classic Motown, rock, soul, and anything in between! 

Categories: Music, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

Boone Woods

Boone County Parks and the Boone County Public Library have teamed up to present the Madcap Puppets in a production of Jules and Verne’s Excellent Adventure, a tale of two scientists racing around the world. 

Categories: Acting & Theater, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

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