The Dailies

Friday, August 16

Lincoln Ridge Park, Shelterhouse #3 , Independence

Hands-on discovery with lenses, pinholes, and light models will lead to building a telescope! (1 per family.) Activities are geared to those who have completed 4th grade and up. All materials will be supplied. Each family will take home a simple “Galileo” telescope! Weather permitting, families can try them out on the nearly- full moon.

RSVP Categories: Classes, Outdoor Activities, Science Ages: All ages

Rentschler Forest MetroPark , Hamilton

Bring a lawn chair, sit back and relax with the family; watch as Mary Poppins whips up some magic in Mary Poppins Returns. 

Categories: Films, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

Saturday, August 17

Dudley Woods Park

Enjoy a walk through the park to learn about the important relationships between trees and other living things. 

Categories: Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

Miami Whitewater, Harrison

Catch the mystery fish! Prizes will be awarded in three age groups to each child who weighs in a fish closest to the mystery weight. Every kid who catches a fish will receives a trophy. Any species can be weighed; live bait is permitted. 

Categories: Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, Cincinnati

As a “Thank You” to Hamilton County for their continued support, Zoo visitors of all ages can enjoy half price admission to the world famous Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden during Visitor Appreciation Days, August 17 – 18, 2019.

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

Harbin Park Overlook Shelter , Fairfield

Invasive Species are now an unfortunately common sight to see in Ohio and all over the U.S. Join this hike to learn about and identify the common invasive plants in our area, and tips on how to get rid of them on your own property!

RSVP Categories: Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

Sharon Woods , Sharonville

Find fossils, critters and more while exploring the creek. 

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

Covington Branch, KCPL, Covington

Meet some barnyard friends at the library with this Traveling Farm Animals program.  

Categories: Animal Encounters, Library Events Ages: All ages

Sunday, August 18

Sharon Woods , Sharonville

Celebrate all things reptiles and even meet several reptile species. 

Categories: Animal Encounters, Nature Ages: All ages

Taft Museum of Art, Cincinnati

There’s plenty of fish in the sea; come create  fishy crafts, learn about local bodies of water, see aquatic themed art in the Taft collection and even meet some fishy friends from the Newport Aquarium at 2 p.m. 

Categories: Art, Crafts, Museum Events, Nature, Science Ages: All ages

Chrisholm MetroPark Historic Farmstead, Trenton

Through hands-on activities and a craft, learn about farm life while learning the letters of the alphabet. A snack will be provided. 

Categories: Animal Encounters, Nature Ages: All ages

Erlanger Branch, KCPL, Erlanger

Children 7 years old and up can create galaxy slime during this out of this world program. 

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

Scheben Branch , Union

Send summer off with a sweet goodbye featuring scoops of ice cream and lots of sprinkles, yum! 

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

Woodland Mound , Cincinnati

Make nature discoveries and take in the sights and summer during this relaxed stroll.

Categories: Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

Monday, August 19

Cincinnati Museum Center , Cincinnati

How do planes fly? Honor National Aviation Day and experiment with the Museum’s Aerodynamic Test Chamber to find out what materials fly and which ones fail.

$ Categories: Crafts, Museum Events, Science Ages: All ages

Tuesday, August 20

Langsford Center, Cincinnati

This workshop will offer an overview of reading development, as well as specific suggestions to help children excel at home. 

RSVP Categories: Classes, Parent Education Ages: Parents Only

Behringer-Crawford Museum , Covington

Losing a tooth can be cause for a celebration; come to Tot Tuesday! to salute the fairy who trades molars for moolah. 

RSVP $ Categories: Crafts, Museum Events, Playgroups, Storytimes Ages: 2 – 3 Years, 4 – 5 Years

Hebron Branch , Hebron

Math, science, potions and wizardry class… back to school can be a little stressful; come to the library for some relaxing Hogwarts – themed yoga.  

Categories: Classes, Fitness, Library Events Ages: All ages

Wednesday, August 21

Middleton-Mills Park

Say hello (or “neigh”) to 3 ponies from Dream Maker Farm and learn all about these equestrian friends. Children eighty pounds and under can enjoy free pony rides.  

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

Aronoff Center for the Arts , Cincinnati

Meet the first ever female Wiggle, Emma, and say hello to the rest of The Wiggles, too! Kids will love singing along to favorite songs like the Hokey Pokey and learning some new tunes from The Wiggle’s recently released album, Party Time!

$$ Categories: Dance, Music Ages: 0 - 12 Months, 13 – 24 Months, 2 – 3 Years

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