Outdoor Activities

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Tuesday, August 21

Highfield Discovery Garden, Glenwood Gardens

Learn why mud is important to humans and animals then have a little hands-on mud pie fun.  Programs held at 10:45 a.m. and 1 p.m. Tue – Sat, and 1 p.m. Sun, Aug. 21 – 26. 

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

Lincoln Ridge Park, Independence

It’s National Water Quality Month — take a look at water quality and water conservation in this hands-on learning experience with an Enviroscape to learn what lives in the creek and more. 

Categories: Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

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Blue Ash Nature Park, Blue Ash

Head to the park for an evening musical performance.  This month, jam along with Monday Night Big Band (Aug. 7), Cincinnati Brass Band (Aug. 14), The Girtons (Aug. 21), and P&G Big Band (Aug. 28). 

Categories: Music, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

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The Park, Liberty Center

Bring the gang for a fun movie!  This month, enjoy Toy Story (Aug. 7); Paddington (Aug. 14); Finding Dory (Aug. 21); and The Lego Ninjago Movie (Aug. 28). 

Categories: Films, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

Wednesday, August 22

Fr. Hanses Park

Grades K – 7 are invited to join the Behringer Crawford Museum’s mascot Chippie for an afternoon of science.

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

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Square, Liberty Center

Enjoy live music from The Mistics (Aug. 1); The Good Hooks (Aug. 8); Leroy Ellington (Aug. 15); Johnny Clueless (Aug. 22); and Naked Karate Girls (Aug. 29). 

Categories: Music, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

Voice of America MetroPark

Take a mid-week break and enjoy some live music in the park from The SunBurners (Aug. 1); Dat Band (Aug. 8); DV8 (Aug. 15); and Stagger Lee (Aug. 22). 

$ Categories: Music, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

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Washington Park, Cincinnati

Head to the park for a free movie screening in the great outdoors.  This month, catch The Big Short (Aug. 1); Star Wars the Last Jedi (Aug. 8); Black Panther (Aug. 15); Grease (Aug. 22); and Dead Poets Society (Aug. 29). 

Categories: Films, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

Thursday, August 23

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Boone Woods, Burlington

Children and their grown-ups can beat the heat with great stories and a cool activity at a different park each week. Also at: Thursday, August 9, Central Park, Shelter #1, 10 a.m. Central Park, 9190 Camp Ernst Rd., Union, 859-342-BOOK (2665)   Thursday, August 16, Walton Community Park, Shelter #2, 10 a.m. Walton Community Park,… Read more »

Categories: Library Events, Outdoor Activities, Storytimes Ages: 2 – 3 Years, 4 – 5 Years

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Village Green Park, Fairfield

Enjoy live music performances from The Kalberheads (Aug. 2), The McCartney Project (Aug. 9), Saffire Express (Aug. 16), Live Your Dream featuring Yolanda (Aug. 23), and Thunderbay (Aug. 30). 

Categories: Music, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

Chrisholm MetroPark, Trenton

Make some noise as you design your own musical instrument then dance around the farm. 

$ Categories: Crafts, Music, Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

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Newport on the Levee

Enjoy live musical performances from Jamison Road (Aug. 2); My Sister Sarah (Aug. 9); Pandora Effect (Aug. 16); The Menus (Aug. 23); and Naked Karate Girls (Aug. 30). 

Categories: Music, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

Friday, August 24

Village Green Park

Enjoy a live performance from sister duo Adelee & Gentry this evening.

Categories: Music, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

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Rentschler Forest MetroPark, Hamilton

Enjoy an outdoor movie screening in the park!  This month, catch a screening of Brave on Aug. 24, and Wall-E on Aug. 31.  Pack a picnic and make it dinner and a movie!

$ Categories: Films, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

Blue Ash Towne Square, Blue Ash

Enjoy the sounds of summer with The Company Stores (Aug. 3), The Remains (Aug. 10), 90 Proof Twang (Aug. 17), and Forever Diamond (Aut. 24). 

Categories: Music, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

Saturday, August 25

AK Pavilion, Bicentennial Commons, Middletown

Join the Butler Philharmonic Orchestra as they perform at the AK Pavilion. 

$ Categories: Music, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

Blue Ash Towne Square, Blue Ash

Enjoy a celebration of the arts with live music, culinary experiences, and on-site exhibits of local artists. 

Categories: Art, Exhibits, Festivals and Fairs, Music, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

Cardinal Crest Meadow, Sharon Woods, Cincinnati

Enjoy an evening of music with the U.S. Air Force Band of Flight.

$ Categories: Music, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

Keehner Park

The Cincinnati Shakespeare Company presents Julius Caesar performed under the stars. 

Categories: Acting & Theater, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

Caldwell Nature Preserve, Cincinnati

Meet in the amphitheater for Native American tales around a crackling campfire, then take a short night hike.

RSVP Categories: Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

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