The Dailies

Sunday, April 28

Triple Creek Pond, Cincinnati

Spend the day fishing with friends! Children 16 and under who catch a fish will receive a certificate, all participants will receive a derby button.  

Categories: Nature, Outdoor Activities, Sports Ages: 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years

Withrow Nature Preserve , Cincinnati

Photojournalist Malinda Hartong will be on hand to show everyone how to capture beautiful spring wildflowers in all their glory. 

Categories: Nature Ages: All ages

Burnet Woods, Cincinnati

Find out more about the wonderful natural resources offered in Cincinnati’s city parks; wildflowers, diverse habitats, native plants and trees are all a spectacle to behold. Enjoy wild edible cooking demonstrations, live music, crafts, animal encounters and so much more during this family friendly event. 

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

Voice of America MetroPark Lake and Surrounding Area

Become one with nature and celebrate Earth Day with a variety of activities at the park. There will be educational lectures, art exhibitions, demonstrations, vendors, service projects around the park and so much more. 

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

Farbach-Werner Nature Preserve , Cincinnati

Hike the Pin Oak Trail to see how many kinds of spring wildflowers are in this area.  

Categories: Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

Woodland Mound , Cincinnati

Children can celebrate spring by making up to two crafts to take home. 

$ Categories: Crafts, Nature, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: 4 – 5 Years, 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years

Florence Mall, Florence

Head to Florence Y’all for a Children’s Day program to celebrate ALL children. Kids can plan and make new friends while they enjoy free games, crafts, costumed characters and even free books while supplies last. 

Categories: Exhibits, Library Events Ages: All ages

Main Library BCPL, Burlington

Practice reading to a certified therapy dog, and have a good barking time! For children in grades k-5, please call to schedule your 15 minute time slot. 

RSVP Categories: Animal Encounters, Library Events Ages: 4 – 5 Years, 6 – 8 Years

Sharon Woods , Sharonville

Love dinosaurs? Cincinnati is famous for it’s ancient geology; join a nature interpreter to look for fossils in the Sharon Woods Gorge! 

Categories: Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

Chrisholm MetroPark Historic Farmstead , Trenton

Learn the alphabet with a visit to the farm! This month’s program includes hands-on activities, crafts, meeting the farm animals and will focus on the letters “G – H”. 

Categories: Animal Encounters, Crafts Ages: All ages

Scheben Branch BCPL, Union

Celebrate the run for the roses by decorating hats, making a treat and see which horse comes in first! 

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

Salamander Run Preserve, Hamilton

Visit one of the best birding locations around! In previous years, orioles and scarlet tanagers have been seen. Pre-registration and carpooling suggested as parking is limited. Look for the PROGRAM HERE signs on the south side of Layhigh Rd.

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

Monday, April 29

Erlanger Branch , Erlanger

Teens, try something new at the library. Give sushi-making a go, with extra-special ingredients: CANDY! Create tasty candy sushi all while watching Japanese animation movies with friends. 

Categories: Crafts, Films, Library Events, Playgroups Ages: Teens

Forest Run MetroPark Wildlife Preserve Area , Hamilton

Forest Run MetroPark’s Wildlife Preserve has a variety of habitat: meadow, forest, pond and a stream. It is always a great place to bird. Meet in the back parking lot.

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

Tuesday, April 30

Hueston Woods State Park - Bird Banding Station , College Corner

Visit Dr. Dave Russell at the Hueston Woods State Park Bird Banding Station and see the spring migrants up close. Then, enjoy birding in the park! In the case of inclement weather, the rain date will be Thursday, May 2.

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

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Winton Woods , Cincinnati

Discover all the things that come from cows and goats, enjoy activities focused on the dairy world. Be prepared for lots of hands-on animal contact and meet barnyard animals and small the dairy air. There will be time to take a wagon ride and play in Parky’s playbarn. 

$$ Categories: Animal Encounters, Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: 2 – 3 Years, 4 – 5 Years

Elk Creek MetroPark Meadow Ridge Area , Middletown

Elk Creek MetroPark Meadow Ridge Area is one of the newest addition to MetroParks. All levels of birding experience welcome; come check out the birds! 

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

Maple Ridge Lodge at Mount Airy Forest , Cincinnati

Learn the basics of backyard composting including how to balance a compost bin, what materials can be composted and some troubleshooting tips.   Hamilton County residents will receive a free kitchen collector, a “Simple Guide to Composting in Your Backyard” booklet and an “I Heart Compost” magnet.

RSVP Categories: Classes, Nature Ages: All ages

Wednesday, May 1

Winton Woods/ Parky's Farm, Cincinnati

Discover all the things that come from cows and goats and enjoy activities focused on the dairy world. Be prepared for lots of hands-on animal contact while meeting barnyard animals. There will be a wagon ride and time in Parky’s playbarn. 

$$ Categories: Animal Encounters, Classes, Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: 2 – 3 Years, 4 – 5 Years

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Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Gardens, Cincinnati

Bring the family to meet the Zoo’s newest family members, the zoo babies. Six-foot-tall stork statues will lead visitors to adorable baby animals throughout the zoo. Zoo members and adventure ticket holders can enter the grounds one hour early, at 9 a.m.

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

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