The Dailies

Tuesday, May 1

Highfield Discovery Garden, Glenwood Gardens, Cincinnati

Learn all the friendly good deeds of bees and how they benefit human lives too.  Programs held at 10:45 a.m. and 1 p.m. Tue – Sat, and 1 p.m. Sun, May 1 – 6. 

$ Categories: Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky, Cincinnati

Young Rapunzel lives in a tower with her overprotective grandmother, safe from the dangers of the world. But as her curiosity grows, she meets Rafi, a local boy whose friendship gives her the courage to be free in this production from Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park’s Off the Hill Series. Various venues throughout Greater Cincinnati… Read more »

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

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park

It’s the journey of a lifetime, complete with pirates, treasure maps, courage and more in this show designed for the whole family.  Performances run through May 19, please see web site for a complete schedule. 

$$ Categories: Acting & Theater Ages: 9 – 12 Years

Happening thru:

Brazee Street Studios, Cincinnati

Stop by to create a range of glass project options like plates, platters, coasters, ornaments and more. 

$$ Categories: Art Ages: All ages

Reading Branch Library

Celebrate Children’s Book Week and Gene Yang’s, author of the “Secret Coders” series, visit to the Main Library. Learn fun coding activities and challenge your friends! Ages 6-12. No registration required.

Categories: Library Events Ages: 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years

blue manatee children's bookstore

It’s Mother Goose Day, celebrate with a special story, songs and a game or two. 

Categories: Storytimes Ages: All ages

Clifton Branch Library

Create your own mini piñata and fill it with candy, just in time for Cinco de Mayo. For ages 11-18. Registration is required.

RSVP Categories: Crafts, Library Events Ages: Teens

Elk Creek MetroPark, Middletown

This park is a new addition and not yet open to the public daily — get a sneak peek while it’s open today for birding activity. 

$ Categories: Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

UC Victory Parkway Campus, Cincinnati

Adults will learn about different types of makeup products and how to confidently apply a basic daytime and nighttime look.

RSVP $$$ Categories: Parent Education Ages: Parents Only

Scheben Branch Library, Union

Do you have what it takes to be a superhero? Test your abilities with our virtual reality software, superhero-themed crafts, games, and activities! Please register.

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

Scheben Branch Library, Union

Meet with other teens and help plan events that give back to your community.

Categories: Library Events, Volunteer Opportunities Ages: Teens

LeBlond Recreation Center, Cincinnati

Learn how to balance a compost bin, what materials are compostible, and troubleshooting tips. 

Categories: Parent Education Ages: All ages

Wednesday, May 2

Happening thru:

Red Balloon Cafe and Play, Cincinnati

Love the water table, but hate the water in it?  Bring the kids by today when the water tables are all left empty. 

$ Categories: Playgroups Ages: All ages

The Good King, Cincinnati

Bring the family to The Good King’s first art-filled secret mission and enjoy free food and drinks!  From March 17 through May 12, The Good King will be open Wednesdays through Sundays from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.  Each week, participants will receive a new mission: to print, color, or mail a coloring page designed specifically… Read more »

Categories: Art Ages: All ages

Happening thru:

Main Library, Boone County Public Library, Burlington

Drop in for play and social time with other parents and caregivers while your child explores.

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

Winton Centre, Winton Woods, Cincinnati

Ages 3 – 6 will explore things that fly, from butterflies to birds, in this high-flying adventure. 

$ Categories: Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: 4 – 5 Years

Happening thru:

Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati

Bring toddlers and preschoolers to the Rosenthal Education Center for a morning of art-themed books, songs and activities. 

Categories: Art, Museum Events, Storytimes Ages: 2 – 3 Years, 4 – 5 Years

Cold Spring Branch Library, Cold Spring

Use microscopes to discover the small world around us. Learn to prepare a slide and look at everyday items. Learn to extract strawberry DNA and look at the under the microscope. There will also be prepared slides to look through and see a fascinating world of the microscopic. Ages 11-19. Registration required.

RSVP Categories: Library Events, Science Ages: Teens

Happening thru:

Newport Branch Library, Newport

Come unwind afterschool, we may play board games, we may make a craft. We could do both … impromptu the time is planned the fun is not. Ages 11-19. No need to register.

Categories: Library Events Ages: Teens

Oakley Branch Library

Sign up to try your hand at coding using the Ozobot! See how this tiny robot responds to different colors and draw a path for Ozobot to follow! Ages 5-12. Registration is required.

RSVP Categories: Library Events, Science Ages: 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years

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