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Animal Encounters

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Saturday, March 25

Happening thru:

Parky's Farm at Winton Woods, Cincinnati

RSVP by March 23. Strap up your boots and get ready to dig into some real farm chores and learn how to care for different barnyard animals.

RSVP $ Categories: Animal Encounters, Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: 6 – 8 Years

Sunday, March 26

Raptor, Inc., Cincinnati

Meet a live avian ambassador up close, learn about the important role raptors play in the environment, touch interesting artifacts, speak to the staff, and join some fun activities during this open house that helps support local birds of prey conservation.

Categories: Animal Encounters, Nature Ages: All ages

Tuesday, March 28

Durr Branch Library, Kenton County Public Library, Independence

Kids can RSVP for a 15-minute time slot to read aloud to a therapy dog and help improve their reading skills.  

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

Thursday, March 30

Rhinegeist Brewery's main taproom, Cincinnati

Share a brew to bring kids to the Zoo!  Join a happy hour for all ages, including animal encounters, education programs, and more.  Every $30 raised this evening will send five kids to the Zoo for an adventure!

$ Categories: Animal Encounters, Fundraisers Ages: All ages

Florence Branch, Boone County Public Library, Florence

Ambassadors from Raptors, Inc. will discuss owl diets, habitats, and nesting habits while incorporating facts about the owls described in Harry Potter.

Categories: Animal Encounters, Library Events Ages: All ages

Saturday, April 1

Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, Cincinnati

It’s a springtime tradition, as the Zoo transforms into a magnificent explosion of color with over a million daffodils, hyacinths, flower trees, tulips and more.  Be sure to mark your calendars for the Tunes & Blooms concerts held every Thursday evening  for FREE!  Zoo Blooms is on display through April 30.  

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

Rentschler Forest MetroPark, Hamilton

Easter has gone to the dogs! Bring your pooch for their very own egg hunt.  Hunts are divided by dogs’ size and will start at different times. Golden eggs have special prizes. Visit with the Easter Bunny for photo opportunity and shop with dog-friendly vendors and meet new friends from the rescue center.

$ Categories: Animal Encounters, Outdoor Activities, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Stone Shelter, Mitchell Memorial Forest, Cleves

Meet and greet three live local owls at this drop-in program, where cameras and sketchpads are welcome! 

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

Friday, April 14

Seasongood Nature Center, Woodland Mound, Cincinnati

Discover what kinds of animals might live in your own backyard, and then meet a few specimens up close.  

$ Categories: Animal Encounters, Nature Ages: All ages