Things To Do

FREE REC READS

@ Cincinnati Art Museum,

Get your little ones excited for art with this 30 minute class in the Rosenthal Education Center. Young artists will hear art-themed stories, sing songs, and explore the world around them through sensory activities. 

Categories: Art, Classes, Crafts, Museum Events, Storytimes Ages: 13 – 24 Months, 2 – 3 Years, 4 – 5 Years

Best Bets This Week →

KIDS EAT FREE: CINCINNATI CYCLONES

@ US Bank Arena ,

WATER WONDERLAND WITH SCUBA SANTA

@ Newport Aquarium,

FREE SPRINGFIELD TOWNSHIP WINTERFEST

@ Springfield Township ,

NATURE IN WINTER STORYTIME

@ Cincinnati Nature Center,

Arts Entertainment →

THURSDAY ART PLAY: THE NATURE OF IT

@ Contemporary Arts Center ,

ANTIQUE CHRISTMAS

@ Taft Museum of Art ,

PEPPA PIG LIVE!

@ Taft Theatre,

FREE KINDERBALLET PRESENTS “A CHRISTMAS CAROL”

@ J.F. Dulles Elementary School,

Planning Ahead →

FREE HOLIDAY SEASON KICKOFF AT TAFT (register)

@ Taft Museum of Art ,

FREE CSC HOLIDAY PARTY (register)

@ ,

FREE JINGLE BABIES (register)

@ Carrico/ Fort Thomas Branch,

Gifts Galore Day Camp (register)

@ Perfection Gymnastics ,

Classes & Activities →

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

The Dailies

Thursday, November 15

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Blue Manatee

The Blue Manatee tradition of great books, easy laughs, and sweet songs continues with this program for pint-sized book enthusiasts. For children ages 0-4 years old. 

Categories: Music, Storytimes Ages: 0 - 12 Months, 13 – 24 Months, 2 – 3 Years

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Scheben Branch, Union

Is your toddler a little bookworm? They will love singing, hearing stories, rhyming and playing during this library program. For ages 3.5- 5+ years old. 

Categories: Library Events Ages: 2 – 3 Years, 4 – 5 Years

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Behringer-Crawford Museum

The Behringer-Crawford Museum’s 27th annual train display will surely dazzle and delight your family with over 30 animated, guest-operated features and 250 feet of track rolling through busy cities and snowy countrysides.  Also on display is Wahoo’s Winter Wonderland, a kid-sized animated exhibit based on “The Holiday Adventures of Wiley Wahoo & Me”, the Dickens… Read more »

$ Categories: Museum Events, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Chrisholm MetroPark Historic Farmstead

Visit with a pilgrim and learn how they farmed in the old days. Make a pilgrim hat to take home and fill your memory basket with nice treats. Don’t forget to visit with the farm animals. 

Categories: Crafts, Nature Ages: All ages

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Krohn Conservatory

Continue a family tradition! Watch as trains chug past shimmering frozen landscapes and Cincinnati landmarks during Krohn Conservatory’s holiday show, A Crystal Holiday. Extended hours are available on some holiday nights, please visit Cincinnati Park’s website for more information. Presented by Scherzinger Termite and Pest Control

$ Categories: Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Clifton Cultural Arts Center

Join your child for a 10 week series full of singing, signing, playing, and rhyming. Children can “talk” with their hands as early as 9 months- why whine when you can sign? For ages 6 months through 35 months. 

RSVP $$$ Categories: Classes Ages: 0 - 12 Months, 13 – 24 Months

Clifton Cultural Arts Center

Babies can sign even before they talk; why should they whine when they can sign? Join us for signing, singing, playing, and rhyming in this fun 10 week course. For ages 6-35 months old. 

RSVP $$$ Categories: Classes, Parent Education, Storytimes Ages: 0 - 12 Months, 13 – 24 Months

Contemporary Arts Center

Stop by the CAC for a nature themed Art Play inspired by the exhibition, No Two Alike. We’ll be creating botanical sun prints, designing clay nature nests and making portraits using natural materials. Stick around for some kid-friendly yoga in the UnMuseum following each Art Play session.

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

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Glenwood Gardens/ Highfield Discovery Center

Let’s talk turkey! How do turkeys live in the wild or on a farm? Why do they strut and gobble? What does a turkey feather look like up close? You will be sure to make many discoveries at Highfield Discovery Center.

$ Categories: Nature, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: 2 – 3 Years, 4 – 5 Years, 6 – 8 Years

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Taft Museum of Art

The stockings are hung with care and the halls are all decked; come celebrate the holidays with Taft’s annual display of antique ornaments, toys and decorations! 

$ Categories: Art, Museum Events, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Sharon Woods

Come learn about ducks! Children will enjoy an activity, craft and store.

$ Categories: Nature Ages: 2 – 3 Years, 4 – 5 Years

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KCPL, Kenton County Court House, Kenton County Animal Shelter

Santa’s workshop is really humming this time of year. He is busy checking the naughty or nice list, and reading letters from children. Drop off your own letter to Santa at a special mailbox located at the Kenton County Public Libraries, Kenton County Courthouse or the Kenton County Animal Shelter. Mail your letter by December… Read more »

Categories: Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

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Main Library BCPL, Burlington

Help your little bookworm develop pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes, and activities. For children ages 3 1/2 to 5+ years old. 

Categories: Library Events Ages: 2 – 3 Years, 4 – 5 Years, 6 – 8 Years

Northside Branch, Cincinnati

Join the library to create a festive Thanksgiving craft.

Categories: Library Events, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Forest Park Branch

Join the library and make your own dream catcher and have sweet dreams tonight. 

Categories: Library Events Ages: All ages

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Bass Pro Shops

Bass Pro Shops has transformed into a magical winter village for it’s 10th annual Santa Wonderland. Children are welcome to test out Santa’s toys (like Lincoln logs building blocks, remote control trucks and more), make a craft (see website for details and times) and get a free photo with the jolly old elf himself!

Categories: Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Green Township Branch

Calling all ninjas! Dress in your favorite ninja costume for stories, games, a craft and snack at the library. 

Categories: Library Events Ages: All ages

Newport Branch

You will find yourself enchanted at the library with a magical night of family fun.  Enjoy a screening of the live action remake of Beauty of the Beast! There will also be snacks, activities, and a play area for little ones. 

Categories: Films, Library Events Ages: All ages

Madeira Branch

Prospective female college athletes, join Patty Raube-Keller from University of Cincinnati for an informative session addressing eligibility requirements, important timelines and more. 

RSVP $ Categories: Library Events, Parent Education, Sports Ages: Teens

Cintas Center

Belonging: Undocumented and American is the Intercommunity Justice and Peace Center’s annual gathering. During the event IJPC will be discussing all they and the community have achieved this year, presenting peace-building awards to local community members, and the event will be centered on a speech by Jose Antonio Vargas, a Pulitzer-Prize winning journalist and activist… Read more »

$$ Categories: Classes Ages: All ages

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