Animal Encounters

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Wednesday, July 26

Parky's Farm at Winton Woods, Cincinnati

RSVP two days in advance. Little ones will make some new farmyard friends and learn how animals “talk” to each other.

RSVP $ Categories: Animal Encounters, Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: 2 – 3 Years, 4 – 5 Years

Central Park, Union

Arrowhead Reptile Rescue will be on the scene for a nature program, followed by crafts and games.  

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

Scheben Branch, Boone County Public Library, Union

Meet and learn more about birds of prey with three live avian ambassadors.

Categories: Animal Encounters, Library Events Ages: All ages

Thursday, July 27

Parky's Farm at Winton Woods, Cincinnati

RSVP two days in advance. Join an interactive puppet show then meet some real animals.

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

Happening thru:

Chrisholm MetroPark, Trenton

Enjoy a variety of programs all month long and meet some special guest stars of the furry and feathery sort. 

$ Categories: Animal Encounters, Nature Ages: All ages

Friday, July 28

Parky's Wetland Adventure, Woodland Mound, Cincinnati

Join the naturalist at the wet playground to see a few live animals.  

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

Saturday, July 29

Boone Woods Park , Burlington

Get outdoors and explore nature through hands-on activities including creek explorations, fossil examinations, and more, all thanks to local organizations like Boone County Parks, the Thomas More Biology Field Station, and Raptors, Inc.  

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

Sunday, July 30

Raptor, Inc., Milford

Meet some live avian ambassadors up close, learn about the role they play in our environment, and join some fun activities.  

Categories: Animal Encounters, Nature Ages: All ages

Main Library, Boone County Public Library, Burlington

Read to one of the library’s therapy dogs. Call the Main Library to schedule your 15-minute time slot.

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

Tuesday, August 1

Happening thru:

Seasongood Nature Center, Woodland Mound, Cincinnati

Discover what kinds of animals may live in your own backyard and meet a few up close.  

$ Categories: Animal Encounters Ages: All ages

Wednesday, August 2

Middleton Mills Park, Covington

The WAVE Foundation from the Newport Aquarium will bring along some special guests in this program that teaches kids all about penguins, their natural predators, human threats, and more.  

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

Thursday, August 3

Parky's Farm at Winton Woods, Cincinnati

RSVP two days in advance.   Join a puppet show then meet some real barnyard animals.

RSVP $ Categories: Acting & Theater, Animal Encounters Ages: 2 – 3 Years, 4 – 5 Years

Norwood Branch Library, Cincinnati

Reptiles and amphibians and birds of prey, oh my!  The Great Parks of Hamilton County will be bringing animals from several different species.  Join us for a lively show-and-tell and see them up-close for yourself!

Categories: Animal Encounters, Library Events Ages: All ages

Happening thru:

Chrisholm MetroPark, Trenton

Meet some special guests and enjoy some farm-related activities.  

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

Friday, August 4

Happening thru:

Parky's Wetland Adventure, Woodland Mound, Cincinnati

Join the naturalist at the wet playground to meet a few live animals before playing.  

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

Monday, August 7

Happening thru:

Boone County Fairgrounds, Burlington

Bring the family for rides, animal and vegetable exhibits, a fishing frenzy, vintage car shows, laser tag, and fun contests for frog jumping, bubble gum blowing, sunflower seed spitting and more.  

$ Categories: Animal Encounters, Exhibits, Festivals and Fairs, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

Wednesday, August 9

Middleton Mills Park, Covington

Learn about the differences between turtles and tortoises, and what you can do to help protect these amazing animals with the WAVE Foundation from the Newport Aquarium. 

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

Saturday, August 12

Scheben Branch, Boone County Public Library, Union

Read to one of the library’s therapy dogs. Call the Scheben Branch to schedule your 15-minute time slot.

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

Happening thru:

Jane's Saddlebag, Union

Head to Jane’s where the kids can run wild and get free admission to the petting zoo, inflatables, the Kids’ Play Land, and free hay rides!

Categories: Animal Encounters, Festivals and Fairs, Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

Tuesday, August 15

Parky's Farm at Winton Woods, Cincinnati

RSVP two days in advance. Meet some new farmyard friends and learn how animals “talk” to each other and us.

RSVP $ Categories: Animal Encounters, Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: 2 – 3 Years, 4 – 5 Years

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