Nature

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Wednesday, September 19

Happening thru:

Glenwood Gardens/ Highfield Discovery Garden , Cincinnati

How do nocturnal animals survive in the dark? Learn all about the adaptations that help nocturnal animals thrive while we sleep. 

$ Categories: Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

Thursday, September 20

Happening thru:

Chrisholm MetroPark Historic Farmstead

Join MetroParks for a fun-filled  show and tell down on the farm! Make a craft, enjoy hands-on activities, and eat a tasty snack! Be sure to visit the petting zoo animals, and explore the Nature Playscape while you are here!  Check out these fantastic farm themed programs:  9/6 Who’s tracks are these? 9/9: Colors on… Read more »

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

Sharon Woods , Cincinnati

Come learn about fall! Children will enjoy an activity, craft, and story. For children ages 3-5.

$ Categories: Crafts, Nature, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: 2 – 3 Years, 4 – 5 Years

Happening thru:

Chrisholm MetroPark Historic Farmstead, Trenton

Join Friends of Chrisholm and MetroParks of Butler County for an exhibit that explores the historical importance of pigs and pork to the Greater Cincinnati Area. 

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

Thursday, January 1

Cincinnati, Oh

Each fall there are over 100 outdoor recreation, and nature awareness programs available for free to tri-state residents! Explore all of these amazing program options at the Great Outdoor Weekend, presented by Green Umbrella. 

$ Categories: Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

Friday, September 21

Cincinnati Nature Center at Rowe Woods

Look into the eyes of a spider as you bust misconceptions about these important arachnids. Using flashlights, you will learn how to spot spider eye shine as you peer into the secret lives of spiders. For children 7 years old and up. 

$ Categories: Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years, Teens

Happening thru:

Ak Pavilion , Middletown

Grab your lawn chair or blanket and join MetroParks for an evening in the parks for a FREE movie outdoors. Conservation related short films from the Wild & Scenic Film Festival will be shown at 8:00 pm, followed by the feature film at 8:30 pm.    9/21: The Jungle Book 9/28: A Bug’s Life

Categories: Films, Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

Saturday, September 22

Fernbank Park

Part jogging, part picking up litter! Put on a pair of gloves, grab a bag, and get moving. Join us as we keep ourselves and our planet healthy. 

Categories: Fitness, Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

Governer Bebb Pioneer Village, Okeana

Celebrate the rich cultural history of Butler County as you explore Native American traditions like drum circles, and powwows, or learn how to play a traditional Native American game. Vendors will be on site, and tours will be given throughout the day at Pioneer Village. 

$ Categories: Exhibits, Festivals and Fairs, Living History, Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

Cincinnati Nature Center at Rowe Woods

Join us for a STEM program that explores the principles of floating, sinking, and boat building. Test your construction skills as you test your boat down Avey’s Run. For children ages 6-10 years old with an adult. 

$ Categories: Nature, Outdoor Activities, Science Ages: 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years

Cincinnati Nature Center at Rowe Woods

Choose a pre-harvested honeysuckle branch, cut and smooth it using hand tools, and finally embellish it to make it your own unique hiking stick! Then take it for a spin on one of the Cincinnati Nature Center’s beautiful hiking trails. 

$$ Categories: Crafts, Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years

Sunday, September 23

Woodland Mound , Cincinnati

Come craft with us! Kids can make up to two fall themed crafts to take home. 

Categories: Crafts, Nature, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Glenwood Gardens Gatehouse, Cincinnati

A variety of local native raptors will be on exhibit. Cameras and sketchpads are welcome. 

Categories: Animal Encounters, Nature Ages: All ages

Sharon Woods, Cincinnati

Join us on an off-trail hike as we search for the pawpaw tree.  We will enjoy our harvest at the Sharon Centre- papaw tastes like a mix between mango and banana- yum! 

Categories: Fitness, Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

Cincinnati Nature Center at Rowe Woods

Grab your Hike for Your Health passport, and hit the hiking trails with Roads Rivers and Trails staff. RRT is a local adventure outfitter with well-travelled staff that will inspire you to achieve your outdoor goals. 

$ Categories: Fitness, Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years, Teens

Monday, September 24

Krohn Conservatory, Cincinnati

Preschoolers ages 3 1/2-5 explore the world around them through scavenger hunts, songs, crafts, games and more at this cool camp! Each Monday will provide 2 hours of fun, educational topics for your wee one, and without any crowds- Krohn is closed on Mondays! 

RSVP $$ Categories: Classes, Music, Nature Ages: 2 – 3 Years, 4 – 5 Years

Happening thru:

Farbach-Werner Nature Preserve/ Ellenwood Nature Barn

Bring your little nature artists to create an art project reminiscent of Charley Harper’s style. 

$ Categories: Crafts, Nature Ages: All ages

Cincinnati Nature Center at Rowe Woods

The Cincinnati Nature Center trails are beautiful during daytime, and they are also breathtaking at night! Come experience a night hike under a full moon. For children ages 8 years old and up. 

$ Categories: Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: 9 – 12 Years, Teens

Tuesday, September 25

Happening thru:

Glenwood Gardens/ Highfield Discovery Garden , Cincinnati

Paleontologists from all over the world are drawn to the Cincinnati area for our amazing fossils! Join us as we take a look at fossils from prehistoric times. 

$ Categories: Nature, Science Ages: All ages

Thursday, September 27

Happening thru:

Woodland Mound, Cincinnati

Nature has many stories to tell! Join us for a nature themed story time. 

Categories: Nature, Storytimes Ages: All ages

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