The Dailies

Wednesday, December 12

Happening thru:

Smith Park, Middletown

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

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Sharon Woods

Don’t miss this Cincinnati holiday tradition. Enjoy more than a mile of fantastic seasonal lights all from the warmth of your car. See more than 120 moving and standing figures depicting everything from Santa to the 12 Days or Christmas.   Friday- Sunday, head inside to the Sharon Centre for family-friendly entertainment with Santaland. Share… Read more »

$$ Categories: Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

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Pyramid Hill

Be dazzled by thousands of holiday lights all from the comfort of your car. Pyramid Hill features 2 miles of festive lights in this drive through light display, including a new art installation by the creator of BLINK Cincinnati, Brave Berlin.

$$ Categories: Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Cold Spring Branch

Help your children develop literacy skills and have some fun with stories, songs, games and a craft.

Categories: Library Events, Storytimes Ages: All ages

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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

Thursday, December 13

Cold Spring Branch

Enjoy stories, songs, bouncy rhymes and toys while learning simple American Sign Language. 

Categories: Classes, Library Events, Storytimes Ages: 0 - 12 Months, 13 – 24 Months

Chrisholm MetroPark Historic Farmstead

Construct a winter wreath out of natural materials from the farm. Make a wreath to share with the animals and one to take home, too. 

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

Cold Spring Branch

Get ready for preschool and kindergarten with a story, early literacy stations, crafts and more. 

Categories: Library Events Ages: 2 – 3 Years, 4 – 5 Years

Contemporary Arts Center

On the lookout for some handmade gifts this holiday season? Bring your little one to Art Play and make some one-of-a kind presents sure to make a loved one smile. Stick around for some kid-friendly yoga in the UnMuseum following each Art Play session. For children ages 3 – 6.

$ Categories: Art, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

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Main Library BCPL, Burlington

On-the-floor, interactive fun that encourages a love of books and begins pre-reading skills through storytime, songs, rhymes, and activities. For children ages 18 months- 2 1/2 years old. 

Categories: Library Events Ages: 13 – 24 Months, 2 – 3 Years

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Carol Ann's Carousel , Cincinnati

How many iconic Cincinnati landmarks can you discover as you whirl around the carousel? Take as many trips around the carousel as you would like, with an unlimited ride band! 

$ Categories: Ages: All ages

Newport Branch

Local architects and architecture students will be on site to help guide you to build the best town you can in 2 hours! 

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

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Covedale Branch Library

Join us  every Thursday for an all ages Beginning Yoga class with Yoga Instructor Brenda Zechmeister. If possible, please bring a yoga mat or beach towel, water and sweat towel to class. This yoga series is brought to you in partnership with Price Hill Will. No registration required.

Categories: Fitness, Library Events Ages: All ages

Cold Spring Branch

Come and celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanza with some fun crafts, games and more. 

RSVP Categories: Library Events, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years

Contemporary Arts Center

Stop by the UnMuseum for a free drop-in art making program for young adults. If you are on the lookout for some holiday gifts that are easy on the budget, (FREE!), then this is the event for you! Head to the 6th floor of the CAC to create unique gifts sure to make a loved… Read more »

Categories: Art, Crafts Ages: Teens

Elmwood Place Branch

Celebrate the holiday season with games, prizes and food at the library. 

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

Newport Branch

Entertain your young ones and get everyone ready for bed with stories, songs and yoga. Feel free to come in pajamas and get ready to relax together. For ages 2 – 6. 

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

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Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, Cincinnati

This joyous, time-honored production returns for its 28th season with a cast of nearly 30 actors, elaborate costumes and thrilling special effects.

$$ Categories: Acting & Theater, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years, Parents Only, Teens

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