Seasonal/Holiday

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Wednesday, January 22

Happening thru:

Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Gardens, Cincinnati

It may be chilly outside, but many zoo animals are loving the winter weather. Visit the zoo discounted admission and special animal encounters, including the popular penguin parade (weekends at 11 a.m.). 

$$ Categories: Animal Encounters, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Happening thru:

Krohn Conservatory , Cincinnati

Enjoy the beauty of Spring, even if it is chilly outside! Step into a colorful, whimsical world inspired by children’s imaginations at the conservatory;  Krohn is popping with Spring colors from delightful daffodils and terrific tulips during Bloom and Grow. 

$ Categories: Exhibits, Nature, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Happening thru:

Cincinnati Fire Museum , Cincinnati

Pick up a scavenger card upon entry and search throughout the museum exhibits for important fire related artifacts; find all 12 items to win a fun, wintry prize. 

$ Categories: Exhibits, Museum Events, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Happening thru:

Newport Aquarium, Newport

Step into an underwater world of learning and fun at the Newport Aquarium; families can enjoy Shark Bridge, Stingray Hideaway, Surrounded by Sharks and more at a discounted rate during Winter Family Days. Offer valid through March 1, Open daily 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. with extended hours some weekends, see website for details. 

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

Thursday, January 23

Happening thru:

EnterTrainment Junction

Celebrate the New Year with EnterTrainment Junction! Do-It-All tickets are available online for only $14.95.

$$ Categories: Exhibits, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Saturday, January 25

Hebron Branch- BCPL, Hebron

Celebrate the 2020 Lunar New Year with traditional Asian music, dance, crafts, games and activities. Be sure to stop by the green screen photo booth for a free family photo and join in the dragon parade at the end of the celebration!

Categories: Crafts, Library Events, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Tuesday, January 28

Elmwood Place Branch , Cincinnati

Come get creative and design a snowman at the library. 

Categories: Crafts, Library Events, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Mariemont Branch, Cincinnati

Join Crystal Clear Science at the library for a super COOL science based program. Participants will find out there is more than one kind of ice, explore chemistry with “instant snow” and much more. 

RSVP Categories: Library Events, Science, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years

Saturday, February 1

Happening thru:

Sharon Woods/ Sharon Centre , Sharonville

Bundle up and brave the cold for a scavenger hunt; solve all of the clues and then return to Sharon Centre for a warm cup of hot cocoa (bring your own mug). 

Categories: Nature, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

CCPL Cold Spring Branch , Cold Spring

Will it be an early Spring or 6 more weeks of Winter? Learn all about Groundhog’s Day with crafts, games, dress up and shadow art. 

Categories: Crafts, Library Events, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Sunday, February 2

Joseph-Beth Booksellers , Crestview Hills

Put on a jersey and head to Joseph-Beth to hear a football story before the big game

Categories: Seasonal/Holiday, Sports, Storytimes Ages: All ages

Tuesday, February 4

Happening thru:

Jewish Discovery Center , Mason

Enjoy a fun morning with songs, crafts and a chance to meet other moms in the area. Spend quality time with your little one in a warm Jewish environment.

RSVP $ Categories: Classes, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Wednesday, February 5

Happening thru:

Glenwood Gardens/ Highfield Discovery Garden, Cincinnati

Be curious, ask questions, ponder the Earth and sky while cherishing winter’s delight. Explore snow and ice, discover what animals do in winter and make candy! Daily programs vary- February 5 – 8, 12 – 15, 19 – 22, 26 – 29.

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

Thursday, February 6

Chrisholm MetroPark Historic Farmstead, Trenton

Learn all about snowflakes and how snow affects life on the farm through interactive activities, a craft and snack. 

Categories: Nature, Seasonal/Holiday 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

Saturday, February 8

Happening thru:

MadTree Brewing , Cincinnati

Spend an afternoon supporting great local vendors while enjoying some live tunes at the Barrel Warehouse. 

Categories: Festivals and Fairs, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Corryville Branch , Cincinnati

Celebrate this lovely time of year with an afternoon of games, crafts and creating Valentine’s cards with sweet treats. 

Categories: Crafts, Library Events, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

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