Things To Do

HUNGER WALK & 5K RUN

@ The Banks, Downtown Cincinnati,

Fight hunger in our community by joining this walk and 5K run to support the Freestore Foodbank’s community partner agencies like food pantries, soup kitchens, shelters, eldercare and childcare facilities, community centers and more.  (Online registration closes on May 25 at 2 p.m.)

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

Best Bets This Week →

THURSDAY ART PLAY: DONUT PARTY

@ Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati

FREE CINCITALIA

@ Harvest Home Park Fairgrounds, Cheviot

FREE FAMILY SAFETY FAIR

@ Kemper Heights Early Learning Center, Cincinnati

FREE SUMMITFEST

@ Summit Park, Blue Ash

Arts Entertainment →

FREE FAMILY ARTVENTURES

@ Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati

MUSIC@BCM

@ Behringer Crawford Museum,

FREE LIVE AT THE LEVEE

@ Newport on the Levee, Newport

FREE ARTSCONNECT CAFE LUNCHTIME CONCERT

@ Springfield Township Civic Center,

Planning Ahead →

VOLES, MOLES AND HOLES

@ Cincinnati Nature Center at Rowe Woods, Milford

FREE INCREDIBLE INSECTS

@ Scheben Branch Library,

FREE LEGO CLUB: MUSICAL MONSTERS

@ Newport Branch Library,

FREE HEALTHY MAMA, HAPPY BABIES 101

@ Newport Branch Library, Newport

Classes & Activities →

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

The Dailies

Saturday, May 26

Sawyer Point, Cincinnati

Join a delicious 5K run or walk, including a Jelly Tot Dash for littles in this fun and festive race. 

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

Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati

Families with children with autism or other developmental disabilities are invited to explore the CAM with specially trained docents.  Be sure to stop by the REC Center for an all-ability art-making activity. 

Categories: Art, Museum Events Ages: All ages

Jewish Discovery Center, Mason

Enjoy an inspirational service in Hebrew and English, singing and dancing, a children’s program, and more.  Registration requested, but walk-ins welcome. 

$ Categories: Playgroups Ages: All ages

Happening thru:

Brazee Street Studios, Cincinnati

Stop by to create a range of glass project options like plates, platters, coasters, ornaments and more. 

$$ Categories: Art Ages: All ages

Timberlakes Program Shelter, Miami Whitewater Forest, Harrison

Take a hike along the Oakleaf Trail to see what’s blooming and to learn some flower id tips and folklore. 

$ Categories: Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

Cincinnati Nature Center at Rowe Woods

Ages 3 – 6 and their adults will use a magnifying glass to check out ladybugs and other insects, followed by a craft.

RSVP $ Categories: Crafts, Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: 4 – 5 Years

Happening thru:

Ellenwood Nature Barn, Farbach-Werner Nature Preserve, Cincinnati

Learn about Ohio’s frogs and toads with live animals, activities and crafts (small fee applies). 

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

Happening thru:

Downtown Cincinnati

Explore all that Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky has to offer your taste buds in this culinary festival that includes live music, family activities, and of course, tasty treats!

$ Categories: Festivals and Fairs Ages: All ages

Joseph Beth Booksellers, Cincinnati

Ages 5 and younger are invited for stories, songs, favorite books and more. 

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

Happening thru:

Duke Energy Children's Museum, Cincinnati Museum Center

Ages 3 – 12 can check out the new exhibition Mission Aerospace.  Bring your astronauts, engineers and astronomers for a stellar good time that is out of this world!

$$ Categories: Exhibits, Museum Events, Science Ages: 4 – 5 Years, 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years

Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati

Step right up for a teeny-tiny circus!  Create circus themed works of art, design your own big top tent sculpture complete with mini performers and itty bitty animals, then snack on some popcorn and try your hand at tiny tight rope racing. 

Categories: Art, Museum Events Ages: All ages

Cincinnati Nature Center at Rowe Woods, Milford

Stop in to craft your own wand or sword, then stick around to play with your new creation in the PlayScape.

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

Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati

Take a docent-led interactive tour with fun facts and hands-on activities for all ages. 

Categories: Art, Museum Events Ages: All ages

Elmwood Place Branch Library, Cincinnati

Join us for Star Wars-related board and card games, puzzles, LEGOs, and making Yoda felt magnets while watching ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ in the background. After the movie is over, stay for the Star Wars trivia with prizes! No registration required.

Categories: Library Events Ages: All ages

Cincinnati Observatory, Cincinnati

Giant Jupiter has returned to the evening skies and you can get a look at its cloud tops and four largest moons while learning about the planet, its blustery hurricanes and its shrinking red spot. 

$ Categories: Science Ages: All ages

Sunday, May 27

Happening thru:

Visitor Center, Miami Whitewater Forest, Harrison

This live animal program lets you explore the changes, big and small, of animals in the area. 

$ Categories: Animal Encounters, Nature Ages: All ages

Happening thru:

Seasongood Nature Center, Woodland Mound, Cincinnati

Ages 5 and older can make some patriotic artwork. 

$ Categories: Crafts, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years

Harbor, Winton Woods, Cincinnati

Join an open house for outdoor lovers that showcases native Ohio animals and celebrates the beginning of summer. 

$ Categories: Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati

Interact with touchable art objects at stations throughout the CAM. 

Categories: Art, Museum Events Ages: All ages

Joseph Beth Booksellers, Cincinnati

Local author Kate Hattemer will present her book Here Comes Trouble for ages 8 and older. 

Categories: Exhibits Ages: 9 – 12 Years

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