The Dailies

Tuesday, November 20

North Central Branch

Join the library each month for a fun and exciting science activity from NASA and the Science Space Institute. 

Categories: Library Events, Science Ages: All ages

Newport Branch

Join the library Tuesday afternoons for a different activity each week!  With Thanksgiving looming right over our heads, you’ll get crafty and decorate mini pumpkins.  Use them as decor, put them on your heads, use them in a photo-op with a squirrel, you decide. Snack provided. 

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

Wednesday, November 21

Avon Woods Nature Center

On this Thanksgiving Eve, celebrate the fall harvest, learn about local Native American tribes and their culture. Discover the forest resources that sustained them and make a delightful craft to take home. Pack a lunch and drink, and dress for the weather. 

RSVP $$ Categories: Nature, Outdoor Activities, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: 4 – 5 Years, 6 – 8 Years

Happening thru:

Perfection Gymnastics

Are the kids off of school this Thanksgiving break? Need to get that early holiday shopping done? Why not have the kids hang out and have some fun at Perfection Gymnastics this upcoming break?

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

Happening thru:

King Arthur’s Court

Join Santa for stories at your favorite toy store. Learn how Rudolph got his red nose, how reindeer fly, how Santa gets down chimneys and more at this jolly event. 

Categories: Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Thursday, November 22

Happening thru:

Smith Park

Tis’ the season to be jolly. Enjoy twinkling holiday lights from the comfort of your car as you drive through this 100 acre park. Visit on Fridays and Saturdays from 7 – 9 p.m. to meet Santa! 

Categories: Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Friday, November 23

Cincinnati Museum Center Rotunda

Kick off the holidays with Santa’s arrival to Cincinnati Museum Center! 

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

Happening thru:

Kings Island

WinterFest is an unforgettable experience with Kings Island transformed into ten enchanting winter wonderlands featuring ice skating on the Royal Fountain, the Eiffel Tower turned into a magical Christmas tree, more than 5 million lights, up to 19 rides including Mystic Timbers, live entertainment and holiday characters spreading merriment. 

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

Taft Theatre

Peppa Pig Live! is back with an action-packed live show featuring your favorite characters as life size puppets and costume characters in Peppa Pig’s Surprise! Come join Peppa, George, Mummy Pig, Daddy Pig and more in an all singing, all-dancing adventure full of songs, games and surprises!

$$ Categories: Acting & Theater Ages: All ages

Saturday, November 24

Happening thru:

Neusole Glassworks

The weather outside is frightful, but the fire in the hot shop will be so delightful. If you have no where to go, make ornaments in the Ornament Blow! With the help of a professional glassblower, you can blow your own ornament from hot molten glass! Come experience the wonder that is glassblowing this holiday… Read more »

RSVP $$ Categories: Art, Classes, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years, Teens

Carol Ann's Carousel

Live penguins will be sliding into Carol Ann’s Carousel from 12 – 2 p.m.! Learn the basics of ornithology and the different penguins habitats and participate in other cool penguin programming all day long. 

Categories: Animal Encounters Ages: All ages

The Carnegie

Kick off your holiday season with an array of activities for the whole family. There will be TONS of vendors with unique, handmade items, children’s crafts and holiday movies playing in the Otto M. Budig Theatre.  

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

Contemporary Arts Center

Stop by the UnMuseum for this photo inspired Family Festival! Experiment with various forms of photography, design camera necklaces and decorate some yummy camera cookies.

Categories: Art, Crafts, Exhibits, Festivals and Fairs, Museum Events Ages: All ages

Sunday, November 25

Taft Museum of Art

Start the holiday season off right at this free Taft Museum of Art event. Enjoy festive displays from the Antique Christmas exhibit, take a photo with Santa, make an ornament and holiday card, meet a penguin from the Newport Aquarium and enjoy holiday stories in the Music Room. 

RSVP Categories: Animal Encounters, Art, Crafts, Museum Events, Seasonal/Holiday, Storytimes Ages: All ages

Cincinnati Museum Center KidSPACE

Can you create a structure out of newspaper that can hold the weight of a heavy book? Can you build one that can support your own weight? Learn some tips and tricks to designing a super strong structure. 

$$ Categories: Museum Events, Science Ages: 2 – 3 Years, 4 – 5 Years, 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years

Monday, November 26

Fort Thomas/ Carrico Branch

You know Dasher and Dancer, Prancer and Vixen, Comet and Cupid, and Donder and Blitzen. Santa’s reindeer are playing games at the library as The Children’s Theatre presents a special Christmas game show.

Categories: Acting & Theater, Library Events, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Erlanger Branch

The holidays are right around the corner. Give a gift from the heart with a handmade make ‘n take ornament from the library.

Categories: Library Events, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: 9 – 12 Years, Teens

Tuesday, November 27

Wyoming Branch

What do stuffed animals do in the library at night? Bring a stuffed animal from home to spend the night in the library and find out! Together, you and your stuffed animal will enjoy a variety of stories, activities and a craft. Then say goodbye to your stuffed animal for the night. The next morning… Read more »

RSVP Categories: Library Events, Storytimes Ages: 2 – 3 Years, 4 – 5 Years, 6 – 8 Years

Main Library

Take your slime-making to the next level with new recipes and all kinds of fun add-ins. Compete to win a prize for the best slime! 

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

Wednesday, November 28

Happening thru:

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati

Based on the beloved, imaginative tale by Lewis Carroll, this modern retelling is the toe-tapping story of a lost girl, a cool cat, a wild hare, and the original “dancing queen.” Written by creative team Joseph McDonough and David Kisor and featuring an updated score and exuberant colorful costumes, this beloved musical will delight audiences… Read more »

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

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