Animal Encounters

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Monday, June 18

Madeira Branch Library

Presented by Great Parks of Cincinnati.  No registration required. 

Categories: Animal Encounters, Library Events Ages: All ages

Tuesday, June 19

Ellenwood Nature Barn, Farbach-Werner Nature Preserve, Cincinnati

See live owls, dissect an owl pellet, and make a craft for a small fee. 

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

Lincoln Ridge Park

The Newport Aquarium’s WAVE on Wheels program will discuss the local freshwater ecosystem while kids can see and touch an endangered species, the lake sturgeon.  Learn about overfishing, stinkpot turtles and plenty more! 

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

Wednesday, June 20

Happening thru:

Parky's Farm at Winton Woods, Cincinnati

RSVP two days in advance. Enjoy an interactive puppet show then become a friend of the barnyard and meet some live animals up close.

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

Middleton-Mills Park

Sunrock Farm will bring some barnyard animals to the park today for all ages to meet and enjoy. 

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

Thursday, June 21

Cold Spring Branch Library, Cold Spring

Join us and guests from the Kentucky Reptile Zoo as we meet some awesome reptiles and learn a little bit more about them. Grades 1-5. Registration required.

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

Friday, June 22

Saturday, June 23

Happening thru:

Seasongood Nature Center, Woodland Mound, Cincinnati

Drop by for an open house all about turtles, along with crafts and activities, and a meeting with a live turtle. 

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

Cincinnati Nature Center at Rowe Woods, Milford

Families can meet a live bat up close as EchoBats, Inc., educates us about these mysterious nocturnal flying mammals. 

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

Sunday, June 24

Harbor Pavilion, Winton Woods

See a live owl at this open house, then explore an owl pellet. 

$ Categories: Animal Encounters, Nature Ages: All ages

Chrisholm MetroPark

Learn some yoga in a fun way with the farm animals. 

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

Main Library, Boone County Public Library, Burlington

Practice reading to a certified therapy dog and have a barking good time! Call 342-BOOK to schedule your 15-minute time slot.

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

Monday, June 25

Happening thru:

Chrisholm MetroPark

RSVP by June 18. Ages 6 – 9 are invited to spend a day on the farm and learn about the animals that call Chrisholm home.

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

Tuesday, June 26

Hyde Park Branch Library

Come to the Hyde Park Library and learn about the cool animals that live in Cincinnati.  Presented by Great Parks’ Naturalist, Tom Hughes. No Registration Required. All Ages. 

Categories: Animal Encounters, Library Events Ages: All ages

Mt. Washington Branch Library, Cincinnati

Explore animal habitats and adaptations with the Cincinnati Museum Center. Meet and touch live animals and unique items from their collection. Recommended ages: grades K-6. Registration is required.

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

Wednesday, June 27

Middleton-Mills Park

Meet an alpaca from Eagle Bend Alpaca Farm, with some pre-program fun with Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, and post-program activities with the Foundation for Ohio River. 

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

Thursday, June 28

Main Library, Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County

Join Raptor, Inc. for a story about vultures – and see a real one! No registration required

Categories: Animal Encounters, Library Events Ages: All ages

Harrison Branch Library, Harrison

Waddle to the library to learn all about our pals from the poles! Ages 12 and under. Registration required for both children and adults attending. Attendance is strictly limited.

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

Chrisholm MetroPark, Trenton

Learn about farming and try your hand at plowing like the early pioneers, then tend the gardens and meet the farm animals. 

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

Friday, June 29

Seasongood Nature Center, Woodland Mound, Cincinnati

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

$ Categories: Animal Encounters, Nature Ages: All ages

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