Animal Encounters

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Sunday, November 26

blue manatee children's bookstore, Cincinnati

Furry friends from Therapy Pets of Greater Cincinnati will be in the store for kids to read to and pet.  

Categories: Animal Encounters, Storytimes 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, November 28

Chrisholm MetroPark, Trenton

Explore how animals hibernate during the winter and where some of their hideaways might be located. 

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

Thursday, November 30

Chrisholm MetroPark, Trenton

Learn what broom corn is, how it’s grown, and then sweep away the pounds from Thanksgiving by helping to feed the animals.

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

Friday, December 1

Happening thru:

Price Hill Branch Library, Cincinnati

Get up close and personal with three animal ambassadors from the Zoo. Learn about the important role each species plays and ways we can all become involved in protecting wildlife and wild places. Presented by the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden. Also at the North Central Branch Library (11109 Hamilton Ave., 513-369-6068) on Dec. 2… Read more »

Categories: Animal Encounters, Library Events Ages: All ages

Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, Cincinnati

It’s a Wild Wonderland at the Zoo!  Bring the family to admire three million LED lights, a Madcap puppet show, plus ride the BB&T Toyland Express, search for fairies in Fairyland, and grab a snack at one of two S’mores-n-More stands.  New this year, Santa will be available for visits starting at 4 p.m., an… Read more »

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

Saturday, December 2

Sharon Centre, Sharon Woods, Cincinnati

Meet two raptor ambassadors and learn about these amazing hunters of the sky.  

$ Categories: Animal Encounters, Nature Ages: All ages

Sunday, December 3

Visitor Center, Miami Whitewater Forest, Harrison

Explore the high-flying world of raptors — bring your cameras!  

$ Categories: Animal Encounters, Nature Ages: All ages

Chrisholm MetroPark, Trenton

Learn how farm animals stay warm when it’s cold outside and meet a few animals in person!

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

Saturday, December 9

The Monastery, Cincinnati

Bring the pups in the family for a fun parade to celebrate the holidays.  Registration fees will benefit the SPCA Cincinnati. 

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

Sunday, December 10

Chrisholm MetroPark, Trenton

Make your own thaumatripe and take a spin while learning about this fun pioneer toy. 

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

Tuesday, December 12

Happening thru:

Parky's Farm at Winton Woods, Cincinnati

RSVP by Dec. 10. Ages 2 – 5 and their grown-ups will help the animals celebrate the holidays. 

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

Thursday, December 14

Chrisholm MetroPark, Trenton

Learn about historic winter holidays and how they were celebrated on farms. 

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

Saturday, December 16

Happening thru:

Forestville Baptist Church

Enjoy animals from Honey Hills Farm that kids can pet and feed, along with free coffee or hot chocolate and cookies, as well as live musical performances to celebrate Christmas!  

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

Sunday, December 17

Chrisholm MetroPark, Trenton

Learn how early farmers made their own soap, and then try making your own. 

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

blue manatee children's bookstore, Cincinnati

Furry friends from Therapy Pets of Greater Cincinnati will be in the store for customers of all ages to meet and read to in order to practice their reading skills.  

Categories: Animal Encounters 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

Thursday, December 21

Laboiteaux Woods Nature Preserve, Cincinnati

RSVP by Dec. 19. Got the day off from school? Brave the cold for an outdoor exploration, then warm up inside while you meet some live animals.

$$ Categories: Animal Encounters, Nature Ages: 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years

Chrisholm MetroPark, Trenton

Stop by to make presents for the chickens and rabbits on the farm! 

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

Thursday, December 28

Happening thru:

Sharon Centre, Sharon Woods, Cincinnati

Stop by for a short meeting with a local animal and learn how they survive the winter.  

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

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