Things To Do

MAYA: THE EXHIBITION

@ Cincinnati Museum Center, Cincinnati

Step back in time to discover a world of ancient innovators. This exhibit features over 300 artifacts that shed light on the many insights of the Mayan people, including the development of the first calendar, advances in mathematics and sports and the invention of chocolate. Discover Mayan history and uncover how the Maya live on today during this limited time engagement.

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

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JURASSIC QUEST 2020

@ Duke Energy Convention Center , Cincinnati

SUMMER SERIES FOR KIDS (register)

@ Pyramid Hill, Hamilton

FREE TAKE & MAKE: UNICORN WREATHS (register)

@ Carrico/ Fort Thomas Branch CC-PL, Newport

REDLEGS RUN (register)

@ Great American Ball Park , Cincinnati

Arts Entertainment →

FREE CANCELED – FAMILY ARTVENTURES

@ Cincinnati Art Museum , Cincinnati

TAFT MUSEUM GENERAL PUBLIC RE-OPENING WEEKEND

@ Taft Museum of Art, Cincinnati

FREE CREATIVE ARTS IN LIBERTY’S PARKS

@ Fort Liberty Playland,

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FREE MOONLIGHT MOVIE NIGHTS: NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM (register)

@ Grove Event Center Park, Cincinnati

FREE TAKE & MAKE: CRYSTAL CLEAR SCIENCE FACT OR FICTION (register)

@ Carrico/ Fort Thomas Branch- CCPL, Newport

FREE TAKE & MAKE: CASTLE SHADOW ART (register)

@ Newport Branch- CCPL, Newport

FREE BACKYARD BASH (register)

@ Cancer Support Community , Cincinnati

Classes & Activities →

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

The Dailies

Friday, July 3

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Defy Florence, Florence

Bounce and play the mornings away with toddlers 6 and under! This extreme air sports arena featuring trampolines, a zip line and so much more will be a big hit with little ones. 

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

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Duke Energy Convention Center , Cincinnati

Step back in time to a world of towering dinosaurs like the triceratops and t-rex! With life-size dinosaur animatronics, fossil digs, Dino Bounce inflatables, face painting, crafts and more, Jurassic Quest is every pint-sized paleontologist’s dream come true.

$$ Categories: Exhibits, Science Ages: All ages

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Kings Island, Kings Mills

Spend a fun filled day at Kings Island with the whole family; kids will love the award-winning Planet Snoopy while thrill seekers are sure to have a screaming good time on rides like Banshee and Beast. Be sure to top off the perfect theme park adventure with a ride on the brand new Mega Coaster,… Read more »

RSVP $$ Categories: Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

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EnterTrainment Junction

Cool off with a visit to the North Pole, see some chilled out choo choo’s and beat the heat with some wintry fun at EnterTrainment Junction. 

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

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Pogo Play , Cincinnati

Enjoy all of Pogo Play PLUS lots of bouncing, climbing and sliding on giant inflatables. 

$ Categories: Ages: 4 – 5 Years, 6 – 8 Years

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Hollywood Drive-In Theatre , Cincinnati

College Hill CURC will be continuing their popular Hollywood Drive-In Theatre for the remainder of summer. Parking begins at 8:15 p.m. and films start at dark, around 9:15 p.m.    July 2, Shrek July 3, Toy Story 4  July 4, Independence Day July 5, Grease July 6, Wreck It Ralph   July 9, Finding Nemo… Read more »

$$ Categories: Films, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

Saturday, July 4

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Lake Isabella Boathouse , Loveland

Spend Independence Day together while fishing! Each child who catches a fish receives a trophy; prizes will be awarded to children who come closest to the mystery weight in each age group. For children 15 and under, accompanied by an adult. 

Categories: Animal Encounters, Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: 0 - 12 Months, 13 – 24 Months, 2 – 3 Years, 4 – 5 Years, 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years

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Marmalade Lily, Loveland

Wednesdays and Saturdays, bring a vase from home and get ready to create beautiful floral arrangements; Marmalade Lily will have clippers and baskets on hand as well as gorgeous u-pick flowers like zinnias (.50  each) and huge hydrangeas ($4 each).  *Senior and immunocompromised guests may visit half an hour early (6 p.m. Wednesdays, 8:30 a.m…. Read more »

$ Categories: Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

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Cincinnati Art Museum , Cincinnati

Families can explore the CAM and enjoy hands-on-activities at an interactive art cart. 

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

Sunday, July 5

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The Carnegie Center of Columbia Tusculum, Cincinnati

Spend Sundays this summer doing some family-friendly yoga; classes will be led by TriYoga with LQ. Yoga will be performed in a large room with plenty of room for social distancing. 

RSVP Categories: Classes, Fitness, Health and Safety Ages: All ages

Monday, July 6

Cincinnati Nature Center at Rowe Woods, Milford

Hit the trails at night; enjoy the full moon in all of it’s glory, natural history lessons and special readings. 

RSVP $ Categories: Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: 9 – 12 Years, Teens

Tuesday, July 7

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Boone County Arboretum , Union

Volunteers looking to get their hands dirty can join Arboretum Staff every Tuesday (April through October) to help “dig in the dirt” and maintain the plant collection.

Categories: Nature, Outdoor Activities, Volunteer Opportunities Ages: All ages

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Cincinnati Nature Center, Rowe Woods location, Milford

Join the Nature Center for a unique, outdoor storytime in the Nature PlayScape. There will be super fun finger plays, songs and nature – themed books. 

$ Categories: Nature, Outdoor Activities, Storytimes Ages: 2 – 3 Years, 4 – 5 Years, 6 – 8 Years

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Krohn Conservatory , Cincinnati

Beautiful rainbows kiss the sky after down pours; say goodbye to rain clouds with a bright, happy visit to Krohn Conservatory as they re-open to the public. Vivid flowers and a peaceful pond are sure to awaken families senses during this colorful Summer show! 

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

Wednesday, July 8

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Pyramid Hill, Hamilton

Sign up kiddos ages 5 – 12 for some super fun summer programming at Pyramid Hill! Each program has a different theme ranging from arts and crafts, nature, animals and more. Workshops have a cap of 30 children, so be sure to call and register ASAP. 

RSVP $ Categories: Animal Encounters, Art, Crafts, Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: 4 – 5 Years, 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years

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Fort Thomas Farmers' Market, Fort Thomas

Gather the family and pick up fresh fruits,  veggies and unique wares from friendly local farmers. Family shopping welcome. One entry, one exit market. Please use hand sanitizer upon entry and use social distancing while shopping.

Categories: Outdoor Activities, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

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Burnet Woods Bandstand, Cincinnati

Join the Clifton Cultural Arts Center as they welcome the popular Wednesdays in the Woods concert series back to Burnet Woods Bandstand! Each concert features a different local performer and sweet and savory food truck vendors, so round up the family for a fun free concert every Wednesday in July. 

Categories: Music, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

Thursday, July 9

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Dig 'N Play

Dig up some fun; kiddos can explore a huge sand table, dramatic play area and a giant three story play structure. 

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

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Cincinnati Nature Center, Milford

Drop by the Nature Playscape to get to know the creatures that call the great outdoors home; feel the wiggling of worms or even see small salamander toes while making crafts, exploring and playing together. 

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

Friday, July 10

Taft Museum of Art, Cincinnati

Members, now is the time to get back in the historic Taft Museum of Art! Early hours are available for vulnerable from 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. and the brand new exhibit Built to Last: The Taft Historic House at 200 will be open. 

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

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