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Monday, June 17

Happening thru:

Cincinnati Museum Center- Duke Energy Children's Museum, Cincinnati

Little one’s can stop by the museum to create a masterpiece each week; young artists will have fun, make friends and develop fine motor skills. This program is available on Mondays and Thursdays with a new theme offered each week! 

$ Categories: Art, Crafts, Museum Events Ages: 13 – 24 Months, 2 – 3 Years, 4 – 5 Years

Carrico/ Fort Thomas Branch , Newport

Learn about the planets and jump from the Sun to Neptune while exploring a scale model of the solar system. 

Categories: Crafts, Library Events, Science Ages: 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years

Walton Branch, Walton

Hang out with friends, enjoy sundaes and play outdoor games.

Categories: Crafts, Library Events Ages: All ages

Tuesday, June 18

Behringer - Crawford Museum , Covington

Help prepare children for school with reading readiness and socialization- this month’s super fun theme is “Gone Fishing”. 

RSVP $ Categories: Crafts, Exhibits, Storytimes Ages: 2 – 3 Years, 4 – 5 Years

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Farbach-Werner Nature Preserve, Ellenwood Nature Barn, Cincinnati

Whoo, whoo! Learn all about the amazing owls of Ohio! See live owls, dissect an owl pellet and make a craft for a small fee. 

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

Norwood Branch Library , Cincinnati

Use pool noodles and a little creativity to craft creepy spiders, scary monsters or something new and exciting! 

Categories: Crafts, Library Events Ages: All ages

Wednesday, June 19

Happening thru:

Covington and Ludlow, Ky

Head to the park for some STEAM learning with Chippie, Behringer – Crawford Museum’s chipmunk mascot.  // June 5 & 9, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. (Barb Cook Park, Covington) // // June 12, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. (Goebel Park, Covington) // // June 19, 2 – 3 p.m. (Ludlow Park, Ludlow) //

Categories: Crafts, Music, Outdoor Activities, Science Ages: All ages

Happening thru:

Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati

Get your little ones excited for art with this 30 minute class in the Rosenthal Education Center. Young artists will hear art-themed stories, sing songs and explore the world around them through sensory activities. 

Categories: Art, Classes, Crafts, Museum Events, Storytimes Ages: 13 – 24 Months, 2 – 3 Years, 4 – 5 Years

North Central Branch Library , Cincinnati

Children ages 6 – 12 are invited to make their own bridge out of every day materials.  Every bridge will be tested to see which one can hold the most weight.  Winners will get prizes!

Categories: Crafts, Library Events, Science Ages: All ages

Sharonville Branch Library , Cincinnati

Learn about the rain forest while building a self-sustaining rain forest terrarium; this program is for children ages 6 – 12 years old.

Categories: Crafts, Library Events Ages: 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years

Thursday, June 20

Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati

It is Summer and the sun is shining! Get ready for a summer’s worth of fun by decorating sun glasses, personalizing beach balls and making happy paintings with bubbles and popsicles. Stick around after the session ends for some kid – friendly yoga.  

$ Categories: Crafts, Festivals and Fairs Ages: 2 – 3 Years, 4 – 5 Years, 6 – 8 Years

Madeira Branch Library , Cincinnati

Children ages 6 – 12 years old can enjoy a movie, craft and lots of fun with friends. 

Categories: Crafts, Films, Library Events Ages: 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years

Happening thru:

Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati

Teens, head to the CAC every Thursday for Young Adult Lab. Each week a different skill and project will be explored, check the CAC website for more information. This art – making program is free; all supplies and snacks will be provided. 

Categories: Art, Crafts Ages: Teens

Monfort Heights Branch Library , Cincinnati

Teens entering grades 6 – 12 will paint a terra cotta pot and plant a flower! 

RSVP Categories: Crafts, Library Events Ages: 9 – 12 Years, Teens

Chrisholm MetroPark Historic Farmstead , Trenton

What is happening on the farm during the summer solstice? Lots! This is the longest day of the year, so head to the farm to enjoy the power of the sun and the energy it gives living things. There will be hands – on activities, a snack and visits with the farm animals. 

Categories: Animal Encounters, Crafts, Nature, Outdoor Activities, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: 2 – 3 Years, 4 – 5 Years, 6 – 8 Years

Friday, June 21

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Blue Manatee Literacy Project and Bookstore, Cincinnati

What better way to start the day than by making a fun mess! Children ages 2 – 5 years old can join Ms. Kelli for a story – inspired craft. Registration is recommended.  

RSVP $ Categories: Crafts, Library Events, Storytimes Ages: 2 – 3 Years, 4 – 5 Years

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Goebel Park , Covington

Get fresh air and get the creative juices flowing with a wonderful outdoor storytime and art extravaganza! Each week, kids will enjoy a themed story that will pair with a fun art project. 

Categories: Art, Crafts, Library Events, Outdoor Activities, Storytimes Ages: All ages

Farbach-Werner Nature Preserve, Ellenwood Nature Barn , Cincinnati

Whoo loves learning about owls? Head to the park for some owl – themed stories and activities to kick off the morning. Stay and explore the owl exhibit when it opens at 11 a.m. 

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

Cincinnati Museum Center, Cincinnati

Celebrate National Selfie Day by creating a unique self-portrait at the Duke Energy Children’s Museum; this picture perfect program is designed for children ages 4 years old and under.

$ Categories: Crafts, Museum Events Ages: 0 - 12 Months, 13 – 24 Months, 2 – 3 Years, 4 – 5 Years

Saturday, June 22

Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati

Buzz, fly or crawl on over to the CAC for this insect inspired Family Festival! There will be special guests from the Parks Department and Cincinnati Museum Center showing off some 6 and 8 legged friends. Drop in to create a bug box, make an insect print and design a bug book for nature field… Read more »

Categories: Animal Encounters, Art, Crafts, Festivals and Fairs Ages: All ages

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