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Animal Encounters

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Sunday, February 25

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, March 1

Chrisholm MetroPark, Trenton

Visit the Augspurger House and explore early spring on the farm with crafts, activities and a visit with the animals.

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

Saturday, March 3

Northside Branch Library

Join Newport Aquarium for Scales & Tails. Discover the reptilian world during this unique experience as we feature a lizard, a snake and a turtle or tortoise! No registration required. 

Categories: Animal Encounters, Library Events Ages: All ages

Sunday, March 4

Visitor Center, Miami Whitewater Forest, Harrison

Explore the high-flying world of raptors during this live animal program. 

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

Chrisholm MetroPark

Learn about items on the farm that start with the letters F – J, then visit with the animals.

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

Wednesday, March 7

Main Library, Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County

Join us in the TeenSpot for an up close and personal encounter with birds of prey! No registration required. 

Categories: Animal Encounters, Library Events Ages: All ages

Thursday, March 8

Chrisholm MetroPark, Trenton

Use activities and crafts to discover the importance of seeds and how they grow, followed by a visit with the farm animals.

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

Sunday, March 11

Chrisholm MetroPark, Trenton

Play a unique game of Bingo, then visit the farm animals.

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

Tuesday, March 13

Happening thru:

Parky's Farm at Winton Woods, Cincinnati

RSVP two days in advance. A mischievous leprechaun is up to some silly shenanigans. Ask the animals for hints and follow the clues to find what’s at the end of the rainbow.

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

Wednesday, March 14

Highfield Discovery Garden, Glenwood Gardens, Cincinnati

Hop on over to learn about everyone’s favorite long-eared garden friend, and meet Mr. Lilly up close!  Programs held at 10:45 a.m. and 1 p.m. Wed – Sat, and 1 p.m. Sun, March 14 – 25. 

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

Thursday, March 15

Chrisholm MetroPark

Find out as you help build a trap for a leprechaun, enjoy a snack, and visit the farm animals.

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

Sunday, March 18

Taft Museum of Art, Cincinnati

Have a blooming good time on the first day of Spring.  Learn about the tools a painter uses at the Art Cart, and create your own springtime craft to take home.  Wump Mucket Puppets will perform at 2 p.m. and have you laughing and looking forward to the return of flowers and bees.  At 3… Read more »

Categories: Acting & Theater, Animal Encounters, Art, Museum Events Ages: All ages

Sharon Centre, Sharon Woods, Cincinnati

Explore some of Ohio’s tunnelers, like worms, wasps and mice, and meet some animals that depend on the tunnels to survive. 

$ Categories: Animal Encounters, Nature Ages: All ages

Chrisholm MetroPark

Who invented the plow and how has it changed?  Try your hand at digging up the soil with a Kentucky High Wheel Cultivator plow, then visit the farm animals.

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

Tuesday, March 20

Happening thru:

Parky's Farm at Winton Woods, Cincinnati

RSVP two days in advance. Put on your cowboy hat and learn how to care for a pony, cows and take a wagon ride.

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

Thursday, March 22

Chrisholm MetroPark, Trenton

Learn about the materials used for a nesting wreath, then make one to share with the farm animals.

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

Friday, March 23

Walton Branch Library, Walton

Meet live owls and hawks as Dr. Tom Sproat of BOISE Inc. uncovers the mysteries of local raptor species.

Categories: Animal Encounters, Library Events Ages: All ages

Saturday, March 24

Madeira Branch Library

 Presented by the Cincinnati Zoo!  Registration not required. 

Categories: Animal Encounters, Library Events Ages: All ages

Sunday, March 25

Rentschler Forest MetroPark, Hamilton

Bring your pooch for an egg hunt designed just for them!  Plastic eggs filled with doggie treats will decorate the park, then visit with dog-friendly vendors, check out an obstacle course and more.  Registration requested, walk-ins welcome.

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

Chrisholm MetroPark, Trenton

Explore what wool was (and is) used for, then visit the farm animals.

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

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