The Dailies

Friday, December 1

Fitton Center for Creative Arts, Hamilton

Explore the history and festivities of this time of year with the Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati.  Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa or something else, you’ll gain a newfound respect for the traditions that bind us together during this magical season.  

$ Categories: Acting & Theater, Music, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Happening thru:

Haile Planetarium, Northern Kentucky University, Newport

Budding astronomers will enjoy a look at the night skies in a full dome show: Back to the Moon (Dec. 1); Secret of the Cardboard Rocket (Dec. 8); Astrophotography (Dec. 15).  

Categories: Science Ages: All ages

Saturday, December 2

Happening thru:

Joseph Beth Booksellers, Cincinnati

Enjoy a pancake breakfast, some Christmas crafts, and a meet-and-greet with Santa!

RSVP $$ Categories: Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Liberty Heights Church

Bring the kids for a fun morning and a craft with the one and only Santa Claus. 

RSVP $$ Categories: Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Four Points by Sheraton

Check out handmade crafts, jewelry, holiday decorations, healthy living products and more. 

Categories: Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Hopeful Church, Florence

Visit with crafters and vendors selling wood crafts, jewelry and more.  Plus, drop off the kids at Kiddie Winter Wonderland for games and fun while you shop. 

$ Categories: Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Florence Branch Library, Florence

Learn how to use Tinkercad to design an ornament. Designs will be printed and available for pick up at the Florence Branch after two weeks. Registration required.

RSVP Categories: Library Events Ages: Teens

Wyoming Civic Center, Cincinnati

Head to the Civic Center to pick up some holiday gifts for friends and family.

$ Categories: Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Seasongood Nature Center, Woodland Mound, Cincinnati

Brush up on your birding skills in a “practice” count.  

$ Categories: Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

Happening thru:

blue manatee children's bookstore, Cincinnati

Enjoy books, songs and laughs on the LePage Stage!  

Categories: Storytimes Ages: All ages

Miami Township Branch Library, Cleves

Enjoy crafts, button making, a candy jar guessing game, cookies, and door prizes to get you in the holiday spirit!  Check out a selection of cookbooks, music, and stories that will put you in a festive mood for the upcoming holidays!  

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

Happening thru:

Neusole Glassworks, Cincinnati

Blow your own ornament from hot glass with help from professional glassblowers.  RSVP for a 15-minute slot. 

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

Main Library, Boone County Public Library, Burlington

Make up to ten different crafts. $5 per person. Younger children will need parental assistance. Bring a paper bag or a box to take home your crafts.

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

blue manatee children's bookstore

Wilkommen!  Learn simple German vocabulary through stories and songs.  

Categories: Storytimes Ages: All ages

Joseph Beth Booksellers

It’s a very special story time with a very special guest — the Grinch himself! 

Categories: Seasonal/Holiday, Storytimes Ages: All ages

Carol Ann's Carousel

Enjoy family fun story time with the “animals” at noon, and receive a free child’s book, courtesy of the Cincinnati Children’s Reach Out and Read Cincinnati Program! For all those budding readers, make a special bookmark, and enjoy other cool crafts.

$ Categories: Festivals and Fairs Ages: All ages

Happening thru:

Krohn Conservatory

Learn the basic techniques of making a handmade book, then make two Holiday Memory Books to take home.

RSVP $$ Categories: Crafts, Parents' Night Out, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: Parents Only

Springfield Township Campus, Cincinnati

Join a parade along Winton Road that ends at the township building where you can visit the winter village, see Santa, watch school performances, shop and create in the cottages and more. 

Categories: Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Barnes & Noble West Chester

Meet author Jan Sherbin, who will discuss and sign her book that makes a perfect gift for fans of the Cincinnati Zoo’s lovable baby hippo, Fiona.  A portion of each book’s proceeds will benefit the Zoo.

Categories: Storytimes Ages: All ages

Springfield Township

Springfield Township and ArtsConnect will celebrate the season with a festival full of fun, including a Madcap Puppet Show, a concert from the Cincinnati Civic Orchestra, a Winter Village to roam, activities and concessions, hay rides, a petting zoo, ice sculpture demos, photos with Santa and much more. 

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

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