Outdoor Activities

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Wednesday, June 20

Happening thru:

Parky's Farm at Winton Woods, Cincinnati

RSVP two days in advance. Enjoy an interactive puppet show then become a friend of the barnyard and meet some live animals up close.

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

Middleton-Mills Park

Sunrock Farm will bring some barnyard animals to the park today for all ages to meet and enjoy. 

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

Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park and Museum, Hamilton

Discover the creatures that lived in Ohio 450 million years ago during this hands-on program with the Butler Soil and Water Conservation District. 

$ Categories: Art, Museum Events, Outdoor Activities, Science Ages: 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years

Locust Dell Picnic Area, Winton Woods

Summertime is perfect for venturing to the ancient limestone creek to explore the geology and critters. 

$ Categories: Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

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Kennedy Heights Park

Enjoy free fun for the whole family, including live music, kid-friendly games and activities with the naturalist. 

Categories: Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

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Clifton Cultural Arts Center

Celebrate summer with food vendors, art activities for the kids and live music performances including the Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra (June 6); Orquesta Kandela (June 13); Natural Progression (June 20); and Krystal Peterson and The Queen City Band (June 27; pictured). 

Categories: Music, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

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Voice of America MetroPark

Need some mid-week relaxation?  Come to the park for family fun and live music by the Gazebo. 

$ Categories: Music, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

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Washington Park, Cincinnati

Enjoy a free movie each week at the park — head to the web site for a schedule of film titles. 

Categories: Films, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

Thursday, June 21

Four Mile Creek MetroPark, Hamilton

Join MetroParks of Butler County on a creek adventure and learn what lives there. 

$ Categories: Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

Cincinnati Nature Center at Rowe Woods, Milford

Head to the Nature PlayScape for a unique, outdoor storytime that includes songs and finger plays and nature topics. 

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

Walton Community Park, Walton

The Boone County Public Library and Boone County Parks are teaming up this summer for stories and crafts in the great outdoors. 

Categories: Crafts, Outdoor Activities, Storytimes Ages: All ages

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Ault Park

Dance to live music this summer at Ault Park and visit with a naturalist from Cincinnati Parks!

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

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Behringer Crawford Museum, Covington

Head to the Behringer for an outdoor, family-friendly music performance.  This month, enjoy the Comet Bluegrass All-Stars (June 7), the Nasty Nati Brass Band (June 14), Mambo Combo (June 21), and Robin Lacy & DeZydeco (June 28). 

$ Categories: Music, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

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Village Green Park, Fairfield

Pack up your lawn chairs and blankets for a summer evening full of live music, tasty food vendors and more.  This month, enjoy performances from The Gamut (June 7); Jamison Road (June 14); Anna & The Deeper Well (June 21); and University of Cincinnati Community Band (June 28). 

Categories: Music, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

Chrisholm MetroPark, Trenton

It’s the longest day of the year, so take advantage of it to learn about the solstice and meet with friends from MidPointe Library Book Mobile. 

$ Categories: Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

Springfield Township Civic Center, Cincinnati

Enjoy a live blues-rock performance from the award-winning Jay Jesse Johnson in an outdoor concert. 

Categories: Music, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

Creekside Stage, Boone Woods Park

Come out for a performance from Madcap Puppets that’s all about a mysteriously missing backpack where everyone is a suspect and it’s up to the audience to help determine the culprit. 

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

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Newport on the Levee, Newport

Put on your dancing shoes and enjoy live music from the Color Blind Party Band (June 7), Seven Bridges (June 14), Soul Pocket (June 21), and Doghouse (June 28). 

Categories: Music, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

Friday, June 22

Parky's Farm at Winton Woods, Cincinnati

RSVP two days in advance. Little ones will learn the basics of fishing at the catch-and-release pond, followed by a wagon ride and fun in the Playbarn.

RSVP $$ Categories: Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: 2 – 3 Years, 4 – 5 Years

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Rentschler Forest MetroPark, Hamilton

Join the parks to learn something new about nature and conservation all summer long!

$ Categories: Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

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