Science

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Thursday, January 30

Chrisholm MetroPark Historic Farmstead, Trenton

Learn about the moon and the connection farmers have with it’s cycles through hands-on activities and a craft. Then enjoy a snack inside the beautiful Augspurger House and visit with the farm animals, too.

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

Wednesday, February 5

BCPL Hebron Branch, Burlington

Join meteorologist Jennifer Ketchmark to learn all about weather maps and experience working with a green screen!

Categories: Classes, Library Events, Nature, Science Ages: All ages

Friday, February 7

Caldwell Nature Preserve, Cincinnati

Homeschool kiddos ages 5 – 12 years old can learn all about maple sugaring with this fun program. 

RSVP $ Categories: Classes, Nature, Science, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: 4 – 5 Years, 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years

Tuesday, February 11

Cincinnati Museum Center, Cincinnati

Celebrate the women who contributed to the moon landings and the women who continue to make space history. Play, experiment and investigate how astronauts adapt to survive in space during their missions and honor the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. 

$ Categories: Museum Events, Science Ages: All ages

Thursday, February 13

Chrisholm MetroPark Historic Farmstead, Trenton

Who is in love at the farm? Celebrate love with hands-on activities and make some Valentine’s to share with a loved one. 

Categories: Animal Encounters, Nature, Science, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Friday, February 14

Burnet Woods , Cincinnati

Adults, enjoy a romantic evening under Wolff Planetarium’s stars hearing love stories. 

RSVP $ Categories: Classes, Nature, Parents' Night Out, Science, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: Parents Only

Burnet Woods , Cincinnati

Couples can enjoy a special evening under the stars; they will hear love stories, play “The Dating Game” with other couples and enjoy s’mores by a crackling fire. 

RSVP $$ Categories: Classes, Nature, Parents' Night Out, Science, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: Parents Only

Saturday, February 15

Blue Ash Recreation Center , Blue Ash

Families, get ready for summer with us! Browse over 50 booths of camps (both local and regional), explore hands-on activities, watch performances and enter to win prizes. Don’t miss out on this fun and informative event. 

Categories: Acting & Theater, Animal Encounters, Art, Classes, Crafts, Dance, Museum Events, Music, Nature, Outdoor Activities, Parent Education, Parents' Night Out, Science, Seasonal/Holiday, Sports Ages: All ages

Sunday, February 16

Taft Museum of Art , Cincinnati

Science meets art during this Funday filled with hands on activities; bring the kids to Taft to create masterpieces at the Art Cart using erupting paint, then join Scientific Mayhem for an exhilarating show that will answer the age old question “Why is the sky blue?” at 2 p.m. 

Categories: Art, Museum Events, Science Ages: All ages

Thursday, February 20

Chrisholm MetroPark Historic Farmstead, Trenton

Learn all about plant and animal life cycles at the farm. Investigate how living things grown and change through hands-on activities, a craft and a snack. 

Categories: Nature, Science Ages: All ages

Friday, February 21

Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, Cincinnati

The Cincinnati Zoo is one of only two institutions outside of Florida that rescue and rehabilitate manatees. Come experience a once-in-a-lifetime sleepover with these gentle giants! During the overnight, enjoy two sneak peeks behind the scenes, hike the Zoo at night, play games, experience animal encounters and fall asleep with the zoo’s resident manatee, swimming… Read more »

RSVP $$ Categories: Animal Encounters, Exhibits, Science Ages: 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years, All ages, Teens

Monday, February 24

Happening thru:

Hyde Park Branch , Cincinnati

Meet up with local astronomy enthusiasts, Cat Behrman and Rachel Page, to check out the night sky through the lens of a telescope.

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

Friday, February 28

Cincinnati Observatory , Cincinnati

The bright light in the sky is the planet Venus! Come learn all about Venus, tour the Observatory buildings and view Venus and the moon through the historic telescopes (weather permitting). 

$ Categories: Science Ages: All ages

Saturday, February 29

Norwood Branch , Cincinnati

Teens and tweens are invited to join students from the Xavier Physics Club for a special science demonstration and interactive experiment. 

Categories: Library Events, Science Ages: 9 – 12 Years, Teens

Saturday, March 7

Salamander Run Preserve , Hamilton

Meet one of Ohio’s most well-known herpetologists, Jeff Davis, to search for salamanders and amphibians. Be sure to wear muck boots for this springtime adventure. 

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

Wednesday, March 11

Happening thru:

Main Branch , Cincinnati

Homeschoolers: come to the Children’s Library for some awesome, interactive STEM programs! On the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month,to discuss cause and effect, make hypotheses and test ideas through hands-on science/technology/engineering and math! Get messy and get thinking with Children’s Librarians and the Scientific Method.

Categories: Library Events, Science Ages: All ages

Thursday, March 19

Oakley Branch , Cincinnati

Join the Cincinnati Observatory for a fascinating lesson on the planets!

Categories: Library Events, Science Ages: All ages

Sunday, March 22

Chrisholm MetroPark Historic Farmstead, Trenton

This rockin’ program will explore sedimentary, metamorphosis and igneous rocks found at the farm through hands-on activities and crafts. 

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

Tuesday, March 24

Harrison Branch , Harrison

After a brief review and discussion of the three R’s, children will tap into their creative side to explore the reuse leg of the reduce-reuse-recycle triangle.  Put into practice the concept of reuse through craft making from an item usually destined for the landfill, which students get to take home!  All materials provided.  Recommended for… Read more »

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

Saturday, March 28

Gilmore MetroPark Bilstein Boulevard Area , Hamilton

Rookeries are so important, but why? Join MetroPark for an unfor-egg-able birding experience. Participate in a hike around the ponds to view the nesting colonies where young are raised and observe the waterfowl species that call this area home. Come out to Gilmore and have a blast! Hon-nest!

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

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