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Saturday, October 5

The Arlington Memorial Gardens, Cincinnati

Fall is in the air; celebrate with sack races, train rides, face painting, balloon animals, crafts, cookie decorating and a pumpkin patch. Personal care donations for the Dragonfly Foundation will be collected at the event.   

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

Green Township Branch , Cincinnati

Teens and teens, learn all the tricks to bringing out your inner ghoul this Haunting Season. 

RSVP Categories: Classes, Library Events, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: Teens

Tuesday, October 8

Harrison Branch , Harrison

Decorate a pumpkin for the Book Character Pumpkin Contest. Ages 12 and under can create a pumpkin to be displayed at the branch until the are judged by staff on October 31st. 

RSVP Categories: Crafts, Library Events, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: 4 – 5 Years, 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years

Saturday, October 12

Happening thru:

Waynesville, Ohio , Waynesville

Browse over 460 craft vendors booths and sample a variety of sauerkraut specials from more than 60 food vendors. Yum!

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

Delhi Township Branch , Cincinnati

Get into the Halloween spirit; wear a fun costume to the library, create creepy crafts and play ghoulish games! 

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

Happening thru:

Sharonville Branch , Cincinnati

Calling all spies! You and your team are being tested. The first team to make it to the helicopter will be joining the IMF permanently. Groups of 6 or less, Ages 12 and up. 

RSVP Categories: Library Events, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: Teens

Monday, October 14

Happening thru:

Sharon Woods/ Sharon Centre , Sharonville

Learn about the creatures that once walked, flew and stalked Hamilton Country with creepy crafts, ghastly games and alarming activities for the whole family. This program is available daily through October 14 – 27.

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

Tuesday, October 15

Miami Township Branch, Cleves

Learn about how useful skulls are, play a skeleton game and decorate a skull mask to take home. 

Categories: Crafts, Library Events, Nature, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: 2 – 3 Years, 4 – 5 Years, 6 – 8 Years

Tuesday, October 22

Glenwood Garden/ Cotswold Visitor Centre , Cincinnati

Halloween is just around the corner, and doctors Frankenstein and Munsford have been hard at work in the garden. Explore the world of genetic manipulation and hybridization while delving into this topic. For ages six to ten. 

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

Saturday, October 26

Farbach-Werner Nature Preserve/ Ellenwood Nature Barn, Cincinnati

Follow a jack-o-lantern list path and discover the wonder of nature at night along the Pin Oak Trail. Bring a flashlight and arrive between 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. for a self – guided hike. 

Categories: Nature, Outdoor Activities, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Sharon Woods/Kreis Dam , Sharonville

Hear some of Ohio’s spookiest legends and learn how they tie to the park. Bring a flashlight for this nighttime hike; recommended for ages ten and up. 

Categories: Nature, Outdoor Activities, Seasonal/Holiday, Storytimes Ages: 9 – 12 Years, Teens

Friday, November 29

Happening thru:

, Covington

Give the gift of handmade this holiday season: browse hundreds of artists’ wares to find the perfect gifts for “nice” loved ones. 

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

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