The Dailies

Saturday, October 6

Devou Park Bandshell , Covington

Join us for a day of live bluegrass music! There will also be arts and crafts vendors, food trucks, a kids run and bike ride, DevouCycle rentals, and much more! Vendor sales will benefit the Children’s Home of Northern Kentucky. 

Categories: Festivals and Fairs, Music Ages: All ages

Happening thru:

Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, Cincinnati

Ever see a polar bear swim with pumpkins; how about  an elephant smashing a pumpkin? Zoo animals love Halloween enrichment treats at HallZOOween. Your costumed kids will love trick – or – treating at over a dozen treat stations, riding the Hogwarts Express Train ride (additional charge applies) and watching Phil Dalton’s Theater of Illusion… Read more »

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

Cincinnati Fire Museum

Gold Star chili and Cincinnati firefighters go hand in hand! Celebrate chili with tons of family friendly activities at the Cincinnati Fire Museum including live music,  over 20 games, photos with firefighters, a touch – a – truck area and 10 food trucks featuring at least one chili dish each. 

Categories: Festivals and Fairs, Health and Safety, Museum Events Ages: All ages

Scheben Branch

Enjoy polka music by Polkin’ Fun, free Servatii pretzels and drinks in our Root Beer Garden and a German – themed storytime at 1 p.m. Prost! 

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

KidSPACE in Cincinnati Museum Center , Cincinnati

HELP! There are kids stranded on an island with no candy. Design a catapult to launch candy to them and save the day.

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

Cincinnati Nature Center at Rowe Woods , Milford

Ohio’s fields and forests are filled with strange tales of magical plants and animals, brave heroes, miraculous cures and odd explanations. Learn all about the strange history and symbology of “familiar” things as you enjoy the colorful stories. 

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

North Central Branch , Cincinnati

Come celebrate The Warriors series by Erin Hunter by reading or acting out stories, making crafts, playing games and having snacks. Activities are geared toward ages 5-10 years old, but all are welcome. 

Categories: Library Events Ages: 4 – 5 Years, 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years

Arlington Memorial Gardens, Cincinnati

Fall is in the air. Celebrate the harvest season 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 on site at the event.   

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

Happening thru:

Taft Theatre , Cincinnati

It’s a bird, It’s a plane, It’s Superman! Audiences will be taken “up, up and away” with this musical production following the tale of the Man of Steel’s efforts to defeat a vengeful scientist. 

$ Categories: Acting & Theater, Music Ages: 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years

Joseph-Beth Booksellers

Join Joseph-Beth for an evening with debut author Marie Miranda Cruz! Her new book “Everlasting Nora” follows the story of 12-year-old Nora, who lives with her mother in the largest shantytown in the Philippines today. When her mother disappears mysteriously one day, Nora embarks on a journey riddled with danger in order to find her… Read more »

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

Glenwood Gardens Gatehouse, Cincinnati

Take a magical night hike through lantern lit woods. You will meet different characters along the way who will introduce you to legends and lore. Guided hikes will depart every 8 minutes between 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Bring your own stick to toast marshmallows over the fire while you wait for your group to depart!  Register… Read more »

RSVP $ Categories: Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: 2 – 3 Years, 4 – 5 Years, 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years, Teens

Sunday, October 7

Happening thru:

Jewish Cultural Center , Cincinnati

Children can sign even before they talk; why should they whine when they can sign? Join us for signing, singing, clapping, playing and rhyming. For ages 6-35 months. 

RSVP $$$ Categories: Classes, Parent Education, Storytimes Ages: 0 - 12 Months, 13 – 24 Months

The Carnegie Center of Columbia Tusculum , Cincinnati

Mowgli is a lost boy in the Indian Jungle who makes lots of friends (Baloo the Bear, Bagheera the panther), but also powerful enemies (Shere Khan the tiger). This Playhouse in the Park production of Rudyard Kipling’s classic story will have you on the edge of your seat until the very end. 

RSVP $ Categories: Acting & Theater Ages: 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years

Chrisholm MetroPark Historic Farmstead

Compare your athleticism with the farm animals through hands – on activities, craft and snack. 

Categories: Nature Ages: All ages

Monday, October 8

Hyde Park Branch, Cincinnati

In honor of Leif Erikson, the first European leader to set foot on continental North America, we will be making Viking helmets. Program is for ages 12-18 years old. 

Categories: Library Events Ages: Teens

Newport Branch , Newport

Let’s talk about your pregnancy, and prepare for your new baby. This free session is in partnership with NorthKey. Free snacks will be provided, as well as a play area and entertainment for your other children to enjoy, courtesy of the children’s department. 

Categories: Classes, Library Events, Parent Education Ages: All ages

St. Bernard Branch, Saint Bernard

Learn the basic sewing skills and sew your own glove monster. 

Categories: Crafts, Library Events Ages: 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years, Teens

Bond Hill Branch, Cincinnati

This year’s Teen Read Week theme is “It’s written in the stars… read”. Make an artistic rendition of your sun sign and find out your astrological destiny. 

Categories: Library Events Ages: Teens

Bethesda North Hospital

This 2 hour workshop will teach you how to help your newborn how to sleep. Newborns are a blessing but they sometimes also bring with them sleepless nights. Happiest baby on the block will have you and baby happily sleeping. 

RSVP $$ Categories: Classes, Parent Education Ages: Parents Only

Main Library- TeenSpot, Cincinnati

The library will celebrate Teen Read Week with a special visit from Aisha Saeed, author of Written in the Stars, which was listed as a best book of 2015 by Bank Street Books and a 2016 YALSA Quick Pick for Reluctant Readers. This novel explores what it is like to be thrust into an unwanted… Read more »

Categories: Library Events Ages: Teens

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