The Dailies

Thursday, January 24

Newport Branch , Newport

“Do you want to build a snowman?” Bring the whole family to the library for a full night of Frozen fun. Watch the movie, sample snacks, create crafts and play games. There will even be a play area for the littlest Anna and Elsa enthusiasts. 

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

Saturday, January 26

Cincinnati Nature Center

The winter season often allows us to see birds that are difficult to spot during the rest of the year. Bundle up for a short morning bird hike followed by an indoor exploration of the bird observation window. Finish the day by making a take-home suet feeder to attract winter birds to your yard. 

RSVP $$ Categories: Animal Encounters, Crafts, Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: 4 – 5 Years, 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years

Withrow Nature Preserve , Cincinnati

Keep warm outside by hiking the Trout Lily Trail. Join Adventure Outpost staff to explore hiking tips, learn about gear to stay warm and dry while enjoying the great outdoors in winter weather. End the program with hot cocoa! 

$$ Categories: Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: Teens

Happening thru:

CCAC at Bethel Cincinnati Church

Watch as Rose spins straw into gold with the help of a strange creature- but can she guess his name? This classic tale will delight audiences as it is brought to life by the Madcap Puppets.

$ Categories: Acting & Theater Ages: All ages

Clifton Branch

Do you know the spell to make things levitate? What about Luna Lovegood’s fathers name? Come show off everything you know about the wizarding world and prove you’re no muggle. Questions will be primarily from the book series, not the movies. 

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

Cincinnati Nature Center

The frozen fields and forests are filled with stories of magical plants and animals, odd explanations and poetic ways of looking at winter. On this easy walk, you’ll see winter through the eyes of Shawnee hunters, early settlers and other storytelling peoples. Adults will be surprised by the strange history and symbology of “familiar” things,… Read more »

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

Cincinnati Nature Center, Milford

Bundle up and burn off some energy playing and crafting at the Cincy Nature Center. Stop in the Nature PlayScape for a cup of cider and some winter crafting fun. 

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

Harbin Park , Fairfield

Enjoy a unique experience in the park after dark! Join MetroParks of Butler County and Fairfield Parks & Recreation in the winter woods to call for owls and listen for other nocturnal animals.

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

Sharon Woods , Sharonville

Whoo goes there? Join a nature interpreter and go off trails in search of owls and other nocturnal wildlife. 

Categories: Animal Encounters, Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: Teens

Happening thru:

Greaves Concert Hall

The Kentucky Symphony Orchestra dusts off Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley’s rarely performed 1966 musical “Stop the World — I Want to Get Off!” with a complete semi-staged production. Hit songs include “What Kind of Fool am I”, “Gonna Build a Mountain”, “Once in a Lifetime” and others. Starring: Joshua Steele & Brooke Steele. Brian… Read more »

$$ Categories: Music Ages: All ages

Sunday, January 27

Happening thru:

Cincinnati Nature Center

Get an up-close look at the maple syrup evaporator and sugaring tools like skimmers, filters and thermometers. With an adult’s help, child participants will be able to look inside the sap storage tanks, try on the fire gloves, help set up the Native American rock boiling demonstration, and help prepare the materials to fire up… Read more »

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

Krohn Conservatory , Cincinnati

Explore the many types of beautiful plants at the conservatory; pot up a a small foliage plant to add to your own “Krohn Grown” collection. 

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

Chrisholm MetroPark Historic Farmstead, Trenton

Through hands-on activities and a craft, you can learn about farm life starting with the letters “A-B”. A snack will be provided. 

Categories: Animal Encounters, Nature Ages: All ages

Cincinnati Nature Center

Discover what Nature Preschool is all about at Cincinnati Nature Center. Teachers will show you what a typical day looks like at the preschool and will answer your questions about enrollment for the 2019-2020 school year.

$ Categories: Nature, Parent Education Ages: All ages

Sharon Woods , Sharonville

Raptors are some of the most amazing animals in nature. Learn what makes hawks and owls the kings of the day and night skies then meet some live birds of prey. 

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

Monday, January 28

Covedale Branch

Come learn all about Cubelets, colorful magnetic cubes that form simple robots, at the library. This STEM program is sure to get children in grades 3 – 6 thinking and having fun. 

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

BCPL Walton Branch, Walton

Come to the library to meet some of Cincinnati Museum Center’s friendly animal ambassadors. You will learn how animals adapt to survive and thrive in nature; you will even get to touch some of the animals!  This program is for grades K – 5.

Categories: Animal Encounters, Library Events, Nature, Science Ages: 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years

Wednesday, January 30

Happening thru:

Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati

This open house style program for preschoolers includes storytelling, touchable objects and more for a fun and memorable learning experience. Join the CAM for these great, FREE, themed pre-school programs: 10/31/18: HalloWEEn 11/28/18: Finding Patterns 1/30/19: Making Faces 2/27/19: Wee Cincinnatians 3/27/19: Bonjour! 4/24/19: Bugs and Flowers 5/29/19:All the Colors of the Rainbow

Categories: Art, Crafts, Museum Events, Storytimes Ages: 0 - 12 Months, 13 – 24 Months, 2 – 3 Years

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Glenwood Gardens , Cincinnati

Chirp, chirp, tweet, tweet! Winter is a wonderful time to watch birds. Learn which birds are local, how they survive the cold winter months and how people can help them. 

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

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