Things To Do

FREE THE O.F.F. MARKET AT MADTREE BREWERY

@ MadTree Brewery, Cincinnati

Enjoy food trucks, artists, bakers, chefs, scavengers, mobile boutiques, and everything in between during this indoor market in the Barrel Warehouse featuring over 70 vendors.  This year, the O.F.F. Market is teaming up with Madtree Brewing to showcase locally crafted products with a fine, locally crafted beer.  

Categories: Crafts, Exhibits, Festivals and Fairs Ages: All ages

Best Bets This Week →

FREE FAMILY CANOE NIGHT

@ Rapid Run Park, Cincinnati

FREE FOREST PARK COMMUNITY DAY

@ Forest Park Branch Library, Cincinnati

FREE KIDCHELLA

@ Cottell Park, Mason

FREE HAPPY BIRTHDAY DUMBLEDORE!

@ Elmwood Place Branch Library, Cincinnati

Arts Entertainment →

FREE FAMILY ARTVENTURES

@ Cincinnati Art Museum , Cincinnati

THURSDAY ART PLAY: ART FROM ORDINARY OBJECTS

@ Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati

FREE FIRST FRIDAY CONCERT

@ Stanbery Park, Cincinnati

THURSDAY ART PLAY: FAUX FLORA FASHIONS

@ Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati

Planning Ahead →

FREE PIZZA PARTY

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

SPLASH BASH

@ Behringer-Crawford Museum , Covington

EXCELLENT ELEPHANT STORY TIME

@ blue manatee children's bookstore, Cincinnati

CREATE A CHARACTER WORKSHOP

@ blue manatee children's bookstore, Cincinnati

The Dailies

Friday, July 21

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Parky's Farm at Winton Woods, Cincinnati

RSVP two days in advance. Kids and their adults will learn the basics of fishing at the catch-and-release pond.

RSVP $ Categories: Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: 4 – 5 Years, 6 – 8 Years

Westwood Branch Library, Cincinnati

Join us as 4C for Children presents Play & Learn to promote healthy development and learning. Play & Learn helps parents or relatives, friends and neighbors, who care for children from birth to age 5, that are not enrolled in preschool or child care a foundation for continued learning through school and life. During the… Read more »

RSVP Categories: Library Events, Parent Education Ages: 0 - 12 Months, 13 – 24 Months, 2 – 3 Years, 4 – 5 Years

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Ellenwood Nature Barn, Farbach-Werner Nature Preserve, Cincinnati

Explore your artistic side with various media and make some nature-related crafts for a small fee. 

$ Categories: Crafts, Nature Ages: All ages

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Fun for the whole family! A musical script, biblically based, is brought to full production in just one week. Drama games, acting, choreography, singing, or helping back stage with sets and costumes – all included. Great opportunity for people of all ages to share a camp experience! Led by theater professionals.  Camp meets July 16… Read more »

RSVP $$ Categories: Acting & Theater Ages: All ages

Joseph-Beth Booksellers, Cincinnati

Ages 7 and older will indulge in science experiments that are smelly, oozy, tasty, and even some that explode.

RSVP $ Categories: Science Ages: 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years

Price Hill Branch Library, Cincinnati

Get up close and personal with the creatures that make up Earth’s largest population. Learn the characteristics of insects, see the world through the eyes of a fly and learn amazing facts about insect defense, including camouflage and mimicry. See and touch live insects and mounted insect specimens from across the globe.  Presented by Cincinnati… Read more »

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

College Hill Branch Library, Cincinnati

The famous Frisch Marionettes will be giving a live performance at your library! Come join us for an exciting show of song, dance, and story. Fun for the whole family!

Categories: Library Events Ages: All ages

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Duke Energy Children's Museum, Cincinnati Museum Center, Cincinnati

Dance is a total body workout that is major fun too!  Bring the kids to let loose on the dance floor!

$$ Categories: Dance, Museum Events Ages: All ages

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Cincinnati Marriott North at Union Centre

Are you ready for a wonderful weekend to experience the joy of motherhood with mothers, their sisters, daughter, aunts, granddaughters and nieces? Then make plans now to attend the 10th Annual Mother’s Overnight: A Family Legacy for moms throughout the tai-state.  Registration is required, but all events are free to attend.  (Hotel stay not required.  If… Read more »

RSVP Categories: Parent Education, Support Groups Ages: All ages

Main Library, Boone County Public Library, Burlington

Be thrilled with optical illusions, crazy machines, wacky experiments and much, much more!

Categories: Acting & Theater, Library Events Ages: All ages

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Boone Woods Park , Burlington

Enjoy free movies in the park, including Trolls (July 7); Mary Poppins (July 14); Captain America: Civil War (July 21); and Rock Dog (July 28).  Arrive early for some pre-show fun!

Categories: Films, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

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Behringer-Crawford Museum , Covington

Enjoy Friday evenings with the family!  This month, catch a Madcap Puppet Show (July 7); meet some animals from the Cincinnati Zoo (July 14); learn about drones (July 21); and clown around with Circus Mojo (July 28).  

$ Categories: Acting & Theater, Museum Events Ages: All ages

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Lebanon Mason & Monroe Railroad, Lebanon

Take a train ride while listening to some railroad history and enjoying a slice of pizza from Pizza Tower.  

$$ Categories: Living History Ages: All ages

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Blue Ash Towne Square, Blue Ash

Head to the Square for free performances from Stagger Lee (July 7); Forever Diamond (July 14); My Sister Sarah (July 21); and Robin Lacy & DeZydeco (July 28).  

Categories: Music, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

Saturday, July 22

Lake Forest Place, Blue Ash

Permitted and licensed drivers ages 15 – 21 are invited to learn some life-saving skills during Tire Rack Street Survival’s program that teaches what to do to avoid simple driving errors, and what to do should an accident occur.  

RSVP $$$ Categories: Health and Safety Ages: Teens

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Lebanon Mason & Monroe Railroad, Lebanon

Bring the kids — and your camera — for a train ride with Daniel Tiger, activities in the station area, concessions and more!  

$$ Categories: Playgroups Ages: All ages

Clifton Branch Library, Cincinnati

Meet QB the Queen Bee and Coleman’s Green Team in a puppet show that’s all about being kinder to our planet.  

Categories: Acting & Theater Ages: All ages

Cancer Support Community, Cincinnati

Join us for a great day of fun!  Our team of crafters will lead this kid-friendly event to make all kinds of amazing crafts, including stepping stones, spray paint bags, and a mod podge work of art.  Kids of all ages are welcome!

RSVP Categories: Art, Support Groups Ages: All ages

Miami Township Branch Library, Cleves

Learn how to easily draw fun cartoons with Lynn Arnsperger, Art Instructor at Cincinnati Art Academy!  All Materials Provided.  Recommended for ages 4 and up.  Families Welcome.

Categories: Library Events Ages: 4 – 5 Years, 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years

Krohn Conservatory, Cincinnati

Dakota Stone from SPUN Bicycles will work on bikes and sell some t-shirts and socks while families explore the Krohn’s Summer Flower Show: Petals and Pedals.

$ Categories: Exhibits Ages: All ages

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