The Dailies

Sunday, December 22

Fountain Square , Cincinnati

Celebrate Hanukkah with a great community event; join JCC as they light the menorah at Fountain Square. 

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

Monday, December 23

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Perfection Gymnastics

Send the kids to Perfection Gymnastics for a day of fun to get out some extra energy during their winter break! Children ages 4 and up (must be potty trained) can spend the day with friends playing games, making crafts, doing gymnastics and more.

RSVP $$ Categories: Parents' Night Out, Sports Ages: 4 – 5 Years, 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years

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Kids First Sports , Cincinnati

Spend winter break with friends playing games, making crafts, swimming, doing gymnastics and more! Each days activities reflect that days theme… Dec 23: Holidaze // Dec 26: Super Hero Day // Dec 27: Crazy Day // Dec 30: Ninja Warrior Nerf Wars // Dec 31: New Year’s Day Fun // Jan 2: Luau Day //… Read more »

$$ Categories: Crafts, Parents' Night Out, Sports Ages: 6 – 8 Years

Thursday, January 1

Camp Kern , Oregonia

Campers can spend the weekend having lots of fun with friends playing games, doing camp activities and having a dance party, too! 

RSVP $$$ Categories: Crafts, Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: 9 – 12 Years

Monday, December 23

California Woods Nature Preserve , Cincinnati

Brr! The Ice Ages are back for a day chocked full of adventure. Campers can explore outside with their stone age tribe, play games, help make a glacier, meet an animal ambassador and make a prehistoric craft. At the end of the day, campers can gather round the campfire for hot cocoa and stories. 

RSVP $$ Categories: Animal Encounters, Crafts, Nature, Outdoor Activities, Seasonal/Holiday, Storytimes Ages: 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years

Mayerson JCC , Cincinnati

Celebrate Hanukkah with families and friends at the JCC! Try a delicious latke (potato pancake) bar, make crafts and enjoy festive Hanukkah music. The latke bar opens at 5pm, with a menorah lighting and Hanukkah sing-along at 5:30pm. Dreidelman may even stop by to take Hanukkah selfies!

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

Thursday, December 26

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Cincinnati Museum Center , Cincinnati

Send the kiddos to the museum for an exciting and educational day of camp! Each day has a different theme with new activities like games, crafts and fun with friends. Dec 26; K-1: Living In Space (includes OMNIMAX: Apollo 11: First Steps Edition) Dec 26; 2-4: Mission to Mars (includes OMNIMAX: Apollo 11: First Steps… Read more »

RSVP $$ Categories: Crafts, Exhibits, Films, Museum Events, Science Ages: 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years

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Cincinnati Observatory , Cincinnati

Children in grades K – 5 can learn all about space with fun activities, games and crafts.  Dec 26: Moon, Jr. Dec 27: Rockets, Jr.  Dec 30: Space Adventure  

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

Contemporary Arts Center , Cincinnati

Happy (almost) New Year’s! Stop by for a fabulous toddler-friendly New Year’s Bash filled with crafts and fun with friends. Kiddos will decorate party hats, create firework paintings and sip on some sparkly celebratory grape juice. Don’t miss out on the dramatic balloon drop and countdown to 11:00 am!

$ Categories: Art, Crafts, Museum Events, Playgroups, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: 4 – 5 Years, 6 – 8 Years, All ages

Sharon Woods , Sharonville

Come see Holiday in Lights on foot! Enjoy the lights during this family fun night where the road will be closed to vehicle traffic. No coupons accepted during this event; however, free passes are accepted. Children 3 and under free; dogs on leashes welcome. 

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

Friday, December 27

Burnet Woods, Cincinnati

Bring on the snow! Campers can go exploring, play seasonal games, create crafts and relax with a story. It will be snow much fun. 

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

Miami Whitewater Forest, Harrison

Put on a parka, grab some mittens and hit the trail; gather the family to try to decode a trailside mystery. 

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

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Behringer Crawford Museum, Covington

A live, kid-friendly folk music show featuring songs about trains, railroad legends, and locomotive lore performed by Jake Speed. Enjoy tunes like “Freight Train,” “Waiting for a Train” and “Railroad Bill.” Each child will receive a free harmonica and a lesson on how to make it chug like a train.

$ Categories: Seasonal/Holiday Ages:

Saturday, December 28

Newport Branch - CCPL, Newport

Ring in the New Year with a NOON Year’s celebration filled with snacks, games, a countdown and balloon drop. 

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

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Sharon Woods/ Sharon Centre , Sharonville

Create cool winter-themed crafts and take part in self-guided activities for the whole family. 

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

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U.S. Bank Arena , Cincinnati

Get ready to be wowed by 21 current world record holders as they perform amazing basketball tricks and stunts; stick around after the game for “The Fifth Quarter” where fans can meet Globetrotter stars for pictures and autographs.  

$$ Categories: Exhibits, Sports Ages: All ages

Sunday, December 29

The Square, Liberty Center

Come celebrate all things Chanukah with an amazing Zak Morgan concert, chocolate gelt drop, crafts, delicious hot latkes, crafts, prizes and so much more!!! 

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

Monday, December 30

LaBoiteaux Wood's Nature Preserve , Cincinnati

Campers can wear their jammies and slippers, bring a pillow, blanket and stuffed animal for a cozy camp day. Activities will be all about hibernation with sleepy stories, crafts, games and more! 

RSVP $$ Categories: Crafts, Nature, Outdoor Activities, Storytimes Ages: 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years

Tuesday, December 31

Main Branch- BCPL, Burlington

Ring in the New Year a little early at the library; watch the ball drop and celebrate 2020 with crafts, face painting and a dance party.

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

Cincinnati Museum Center , Cincinnati

Head to Cincinnati Museum Center to learn all about international New Year’s traditions and discover how people all across the globe celebrate when the clock strikes midnight on January 1st. 

Categories: Exhibits, Museum Events, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

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