The Dailies

Thursday, September 19

Miami Whitewater Forest/Visitor Center, Harrison

Splash around in the creek and stream table to investigate the powerful force of water. Explore how water carves out canyons, moves sediment and much more. Home-schoolers ages 5 – 12 and parents are invited to dip their toes in this aquatic adventure. 

RSVP $ Categories: Classes, Nature, Outdoor Activities, Science Ages: 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years

North Central Branch, Cincinnati

Head to the library for a fun and exciting science activity, using activities from NASA and the Space Science Institute.

Categories: Library Events, Science Ages: All ages

Westwood Branch , Cincinnati

Which gamer will reign supreme? Face off on Smash Bros. with friends during this fun Nintendo Switch Tournament. 

RSVP Categories: Library Events Ages: All ages

Newport Branch , Newport

Head to the library with the family to watch The Lion King, make themed crafts, play games and eat tasty snacks. 

Categories: Crafts, Films, Library Events Ages: All ages

Embshoff Woods/ River Mount Pavilion Shelter, Cincinnati

Bring some s’mores ingredients to toast in the campfire, then enjoy stories, fireside songs and even a visit from some animal friends. 

Categories: Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

Chrisholm MetroPark Historic Farmstead, Trenton

Where did the nursery rhyme “Pop Goes the Weasel” come from? Find out and learn much more at Let’s Take A Spin Show and Tell! Explore crops and animals that the farmers grew for sewing and material through hands-on activities, snack and craft.

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

Joseph-Beth Booksellers, Cincinnati

Scott Westerfeld presents “Shatter City”, the nail-biting sequel to his bestselling novel, “Imposters”.

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

Friday, September 20

Woodland Mound/Seasongood Nature Center, Cincinnati

Come learn all about nutritious and delicious apples through activities, a craft and story. 

$ Categories: Crafts, Nature, Storytimes Ages: All ages

Happening thru:

Downtown Cincinnati, Cincinnati

Spend the weekend at a quintessential Cincinnati event! Dine on delicacies like metts, sauerkraut and creme puffs, enjoy live music, bust out some dance moves (including the chicken dance!), watch the infamous weiner dog race, observe the World Brat Eating Championship (featuring world renowned “eater”, Joey Chestnut) and SO much more. 

Categories: Dance, Festivals and Fairs, Outdoor Activities, Parents' Night Out Ages: All ages

Country Pumpkins , Dry Ridge

Take a free hayride and enjoy free admission to Country Pumpkins during customer appreciation night; pumpkins and concessions will be available for purchase. 

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

Rentschler Forest MetroPark , Hamilton

What’s better than going out to a movie on Friday night? How about a FREE movie outdoors on a nice summer evening! Grab a lawn chair or blanket and enjoy an evening out in the parks. Feel free to pack dinner to make it a dinner and a movie. The movie will begin at dark…. Read more »

Categories: Films, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

Saturday, September 21

Winton Woods , Cincinnati

Walk in support of Envision, Cincinnati’s premier provider of services to children and adults with developmental disabilities, and their families. Pictured here is the Hurst Family (Andy, Darren, Kate and Lucinda), 2019’s Walk for Envision Ambassador family. Please see envisionohio.org to learn more and to register for this wonderful walk. 

RSVP Categories: Fitness, Outdoor Activities, Support Groups Ages: All ages

Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, Cincinnati

Join the Zoo as they celebrate their first annual Monarch Festival! Honor nature’s perfect pollinators with education booths, activities, monarch tagging and releasing and even a pollinator parade. 

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

Harbin Park Overlook Shelter , Fairfield

Bird Nerds, it’s that time again! It’s Fall migration season for many of Ohio native and northern birds. Join in on the fun, look up at the skies and in the trees to search for feathered friends making their long journey south. Meet at the Overlook Shelter.

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

Happening thru:

Country Pumpkins Farm, Dry Ridge

Celebrate Got Milk Day by watching cow milking demonstrations, bottle feeding a baby calf and meeting a farmer! The first 100 guests will receive free chocolate milk. Guests can also enjoy Fall Festival (small fees apply, see website for details) with hayrides, u-pick pumpkins, farm animals, barrel train rides, a corn maze and more! 

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

Sharonville Branch Library, Cincinnati

Learn all about Cincinnati fossils from the Ordovician Period, then make a fossil to take home using Play-Doh and Plaster of Paris.

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

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Farbach-Werner Nature Preserve/Ellenwood Nature Barn , Cincinnati

Local group River City Guild has created many Harper inspired works of arts using a unique medium, quilts. Drop in to enjoy the skill and art used to create these beautiful quilts. 

Categories: Art, Crafts, Exhibits Ages: All ages

, Cincinnati

The 19th Annual A Fair of the Arts is presented by the Anderson Park District. Patrons are invited to browse or purchase original works of art such as fine jewelry, stained glass, paintings and pottery at Beech Acres Park. Enjoy live music, mingle with the artists and see who wins the Best of Show award.

Categories: Art, Exhibits, Nature Ages: All ages

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