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Animal Encounters

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Sunday, April 29

Chrisholm MetroPark, Trenton

Learn about these furry friends with live animal demos, activities and crafts.

$ Categories: Animal Encounters, Crafts, 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!

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

Tuesday, May 1

Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, Cincinnati

Visit with the Zoo’s newest arrivals all month long.  Look for giant stork statues to find the cutest baby faces, and of course, visit with the Zoo’s (and the world’s) most favorite baby, Fiona!

$$ Categories: Animal Encounters Ages: All ages

Thursday, May 3

Chrisholm MetroPark, Trenton

Celebrate May Day with dance, music and a live animal demonstration. 

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

Thursday, May 10

Chrisholm MetroPark

Bring your moms and friends to explore motherhood on the farm with activities, crafts and animal meetings. 

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

Friday, May 11

Seasongood Nature Center, Woodland Mound, Cincinnati

Meet an owl and learn about his tricks for survival at night. 

$ Categories: Animal Encounters, Nature Ages: All ages

Saturday, May 12

Scheben Branch Library, Union

Reading doesn’t have to be ruff! Practice your reading with a certified therapy dog. Call 342-BOOK to schedule your 15-minute time slot.

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

Sunday, May 13

Happening thru:

Cincinnati Nature Center at Rowe Woods, Milford

Peek inside nest boxes, explore life cycles and learn how animal babies survive.

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

Wednesday, May 16

Middleton-Mills Park

Explore science concepts, meet live animals and more with Dr. Tom Sproat and Critters in the Classroom in this award-winning nature series.  Be sure to arrive early for pre-program fun with the Girl Scouts of Kentucky’s Wilderness Road Council. 

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

Thursday, May 17

Mayerson JCC, Cincinnati

RSVP by May 15. Learn about and celebrate Shavuot – meet baby animals with a fun petting zoo, join an animal-themed activity, then enjoy a pizza party.

RSVP Categories: Animal Encounters, Playgroups Ages: All ages

Chrisholm MetroPark, Trenton

Explore the world of dandelions through activities and crafts and find out who eats them on the farm. 

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

Saturday, May 19

Sharon Centre, Sharon Woods, Cincinnati

Meet some animal ambassadors before enjoying some outdoor relaxation. 

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

Sunday, May 20

Chrisholm MetroPark

Bring the kids to meet the kids!  Visit the goats and learn all about their lives on the farm. 

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

Tuesday, May 22

Queen City Radio, Cincinnati

Turn Boozy Hour up a notch this month and bring your four-legged friends! Women of Cincy is hosting Yappy Hour at Queen City Radio on the upper patio with one of our former features, Desh Rain (you know, the super cool entrepreneur and owner of Applehead City Pet – the conscious groomery and organic pet… Read more »

Categories: Animal Encounters, Parents' Night Out Ages: Parents Only

Friday, May 25

Happening thru:

Ellenwood Nature Barn, Farbach-Werner Nature Preserve, Cincinnati

Learn about Ohio’s frogs and toads with live animals, activities and crafts (small fee applies). 

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

Seasongood Nature Center, Woodland Mound, Cincinnati

Discover what animals live in your backyard and meet a few up close. 

$ Categories: Animal Encounters, Nature Ages: All ages

Sunday, May 27

Happening thru:

Visitor Center, Miami Whitewater Forest, Harrison

This live animal program lets you explore the changes, big and small, of animals in the area. 

$ Categories: Animal Encounters, Nature Ages: All ages

Main Library, Boone County Public Library

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, May 28

Playground, Fernbank Park, Cincinnati

Meet some animals native to the area and learn about their changes, big and small, over the years. 

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

Tuesday, May 29

Happening thru:

Highfield Discovery Garden, Glenwood Gardens

Explore reptiles’ unique characteristics and the role they play in the garden and in nature.  Programs held at 10:45 a.m. and 1 p.m. Tue – Sat, and 1 p.m. Sun, May 29 – June 3. 

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

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