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Things To Do

FAMILY NIGHTS: BUTTERFLY PAJAMA PARTIES

@ Krohn Conservatory,

Bring the family to visit the butterflies after show hours, and enjoy yoga, and tasty, nutritious samples from Juice Plus and Tower Garden.

$ Categories: Exhibits Ages: All ages

Best Bets This Week →

BIRDS, BLOOMS & PAINTED POTS DAY

@ Nature's Niche, Farbach-Werner Nature Preserve, Groesbeck

FREE EL DIA DE LOS NINOS

@ Cold Spring Branch, Campbell County Public Library, Cold Spring

STORY TIME AT THE BETTS: LITTLE WOMEN

@ The Betts House, Cincinnati

FREE MEMORIAL DAY PARADE

@ Parade begins at Express Scripts, Fairfield

Arts Entertainment →

FREE THE LION, THE WITCH AND THE WARDROBE

@ The Grove Banquet and Event Center, Cincinnati

KEN LUDWIG’S BASKERVILLE: A SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY

@ Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, Cincinnati

TEEN PAINTING AND DRAWING WITH GLASS

@ Brazee Street Studios, Cincinnati

FREE WEDNESDAY ON THE GREEN

@ Clifton Cultural Arts Center,

Planning Ahead →

TAFT JR: DRAW THE LINE

@ Taft Museum of Art, Cincinnati

BABY’S AMAZING JOURNEY

@ Bethesda North Hospital, Cincinnati

FREE PAWS TO READ

@ Scheben Branch, Boone County Public Library, Union

TWO IN A CANOE

@ Doe Run Lake, Covington

The Dailies

Thursday, April 27

Happening thru:

Turfway Park, Florence

It’s time for Northern Kentucky’s twice-a-year consignment sale promising new and delicately used brand name clothing, shoes, toys, furniture, equipment, maternity items and more.  

$ Categories: Parent Education Ages: All ages

Happening thru:

Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch, Campbell County Public Library, Newport

Clap, sing and move with your baby and make new friends. Ages 0-2, especially for walkers. Registration required.

RSVP Categories: Library Events, Storytimes Ages: 0 - 12 Months, 13 – 24 Months

Happening thru:

Durr Branch Library, Kenton County Public Library, Independence

Bring your baby for language enrichment with stories, songs, rhymes and playtime.  Ages 0 – 2 on Wed at 7 p.m.; pre-walkers on Thu at 9:30 a.m.; and walkers on Thu at 10:30 a.m.   Limited to the first 15 babies in attendance.  

Categories: Library Events, Storytimes Ages: 0 - 12 Months, 13 – 24 Months

blue manatee children's bookstore, Cincinnati

Ages 2 and older can join Miss Alicia for stories and fun.  

Categories: Storytimes Ages: 2 – 3 Years, 4 – 5 Years

Happening thru:

Scheben Branch, Boone County Public Library

Introduce your toddlers to a love of reading with this fun storytime.  Also at the Main Branch (1786 Burlington Pike, Burlington) on Thursdays at 1 p.m.

Categories: Library Events, Storytimes Ages: 4 – 5 Years

Newport Branch, Campbell County Public Library, Newport

We’ll sing fun songs, play with puppets, read a great book, dance in our bubbles and make a creative craft. Ages 2-3. Registration required.

RSVP Categories: Library Events, Storytimes Ages: 2 – 3 Years

blue manatee children's bookstore, Cincinnati

Bring your littlest readers for a fun intro to language, including finger play, rhymes, songs and bouncy times.  

Categories: Storytimes Ages: 0 - 12 Months

Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati

Andrea Bowers is an artist and activist whose work is currently on display at the CAC.  Create art inspired by her work and other activist artists, all followed by some kid-friendly yoga. 

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

Seasongood Nature Center, Woodland Mound, Cincinnati

Nature has many stories to tell.  Families are invited to join the naturalist for a nature-themed story.  

$ Categories: Nature, Storytimes Ages: All ages

Happening thru:

Scheben Branch, Boone County Public Library

It’s a special storytime planned for ages 18 months to 2-and-a-half years.  Also on Thursdays and Fridays at 11 a.m. at the Main Branch (1786 Burlington Pike, Burlington).

Categories: Library Events, Storytimes Ages: 13 – 24 Months, 2 – 3 Years

Happening thru:

Durr Branch Library, Kenton County Public Library, Independence

Stop by for a story and a craft. 

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

Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch, Campbell County Public Library, Newport

It’s National Poetry Month. A newspaper article, an essay, even a novel can be transformed into a poetic masterpiece. No rhyming dictionary required. We’ll supply the words and the markers; all you have to bring is your mind. Ages 12-19. No need to register.

Categories: Library Events Ages: Teens

Norwood Branch Library, Cincinnati

Everyone wants to be rich, but how do you get there?  Join us and find out some simple tips to start building your wealth!

Categories: Library Events Ages: Teens

Main Library, Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County, Cincinnati

Celebrate National Poetry Month in the TeenSpot for an afternoon of the written word as art with staff from the Cincinnati Art Museum. 

Categories: Library Events Ages: All ages

Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, Cincinnati

Head to the Zoo this evening for a free family-friendly concert that’s one of the highlights of the annual Zoo Blooms exhibit.  This season, enjoy performances from Hickory Robot and Buffalo Wabs & Price Hill Hustle (April 6); The Hot Magnolias and Mark Utley & Bulletville (April 13); the Comet Bluegrass All-Stars (April 20); and… Read more »

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

Scheben Branch, Boone County Public Library

Introduce ages 3 – 6 to a love of reading and a love of art in this evening’s storytime.  Also at 6:30 p.m. on Thursdays at the Main Branch (1786 Burlington Pike, Burlington).  

Categories: Library Events, Storytimes Ages: 4 – 5 Years

Covedale Center for the Performing Arts, Cincinnati

Enjoy the story of Eliza Doolittle, a cockney flower girl who is transformed into a proper lady in this take on George Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion that features all of the greatest songs from the Broadway musical.  Performances run through May 21, please see web site for complete schedule.

$$ Categories: Acting & Theater Ages: All ages

Erlanger Branch Library, Erlanger

Celebrate Holocaust Remembrance Day with stories and a table-top peace pole.

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

Cincinnati Observatory, Cincinnati

In Norse mythology, the god Thor was often associated with the planet Jupiter. Since Jupiter is closest to Earth this April, ages 7 and older are invited to special viewing events on Thor’s day – Thursdays!

RSVP $ Categories: Science Ages: All ages

Friday, April 28

Main Library, Boone County Public Library

Bring the littles ages birth to 18 months for a fun story time.  Also on Fridays at 9:30 a.m. at the Scheben Branch (8899 US 42, Union).

Categories: Library Events, Storytimes Ages: 0 - 12 Months