The Dailies

Thursday, August 3

Parky's Farm at Winton Woods, Cincinnati

RSVP two days in advance.   Join a puppet show then meet some real barnyard animals.

RSVP $ Categories: Acting & Theater, Animal Encounters Ages: 2 – 3 Years, 4 – 5 Years

Happening thru:

blue manatee children's bookstore, Cincinnati

Join Miss Alicia for stories and fun, then stick around for ManaBabies for your youngest readers.  

Categories: Storytimes Ages: 0 - 12 Months, 13 – 24 Months, 2 – 3 Years

Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati

Stop by to learn about artist Jane Benson and discover how to create art from objects that we use every day.  

$ Categories: Art, Museum Events Ages: 4 – 5 Years

Norwood Branch Library, Cincinnati

Reptiles and amphibians and birds of prey, oh my!  The Great Parks of Hamilton County will be bringing animals from several different species.  Join us for a lively show-and-tell and see them up-close for yourself!

Categories: Animal Encounters, Library Events Ages: All ages

Main Library, Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County, Cincinnati

Are you stressed that you’ve never encountered a real unicorn? Fear no more! Join us in TeenSpot to turn yourself into a mystical beast by making your very own fancy unicorn headband. Relax after your magical transformation by indulging in a homemade unicorn frappé. 

Categories: Crafts, Library Events Ages: Teens

blue manatee children's bookstore, Cincinnati

Drop in to create a custom decoupage rock with local artist and art teacher Anne Skove.  

$ Categories: Art Ages: All ages

Lazer Kraze, Maineville

Players ages 4 and older with special needs can play laser tag or jump on the trampolines for free with their family member’s paid admission. Please see web site for jump rules; jump socks not included and are $2 per pair.  Also at the Erlanger location (1335 Donaldson Road, 859-371-5729).

RSVP $$ Categories: Playgroups Ages: 4 – 5 Years, 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years

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Newport on the Levee, Newport

Love goetta?  This festival is for you!  Enjoy all things goetta with live entertainment, games, inventive food and more.  

Categories: Festivals and Fairs, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

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Behringer-Crawford Museum , Covington

Enjoy live musical performances from Roger Drawdy and the Firestarters (Aug. 3) and Ramona Blaine and The Company (Aug. 10), along with good eats and fun and games.  

$ Categories: Music, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

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Liberty Center

Head to the Square for musical performances from The Mistics (Aug. 3); Leroy Ellington Band (Aug. 10); The Good Hooks (Aug. 17); Nick Netheron Band (Aug. 24); and Naked Karate Girls (Aug. 31).  

Categories: Music, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

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Chrisholm MetroPark, Trenton

Meet some special guests and enjoy some farm-related activities.  

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

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Village Green, Fairfield

Enjoy live musical performances from Dangerous Jim & the Slims (Aug. 3); Pocket Change (Aug. 10); BlueStone Ivory (Aug. 17); The Klaberheads (Aug. 24); and Thunderbay (Aug. 31).  

Categories: Music, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

Grove Banquet and Event Center, Cincinnati

Join the Cincinnati Civic Orchestra for its “Music of America” concert in a farewell to summer.

$ Categories: Music Ages: All ages

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Parrish Auditorium, Miami University, Hamilton

This kid-friendly, high-spirited, toe-tapping romantic comedy from Inspiring Arts Production and featuring a cast comprised of high school and college students is packed with beloved Gershwin melodies and show-stopping tap dance numbers. The 1992 Tony Award winner for Best Musical, Crazy For You is American musical theater at its best.

$$ Categories: Acting & Theater, Music Ages: All ages

U.S. Bank Arena, Cincinnati

Grammy, Golden Globe and Academy Award-winning composer Hans Zimmer will stop in Cincinnati for a multi-layered concert experience that features music from his multi-decade career.  

$$ Categories: Music Ages: All ages

Friday, August 4

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blue manatee children's bookstore, Cincinnati

Join a new story time at the manatee that’s a good intro to Spanish for ages 0 – 1.  

Categories: Storytimes Ages: 0 - 12 Months

Harrison Branch Library, Harrison

Our youngest wiggleworms are invited to try out our sensory stations the first Friday of each month! We may get a little messy, but we’ll always have a lot of opportunity to Talk, Sing and Play with our little ones to support our Early Literacy skills. For babies and toddlers and their caregivers. 

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

Westwood Branch Library, Cincinnati

Join us as 4C for Children presents Play & Learn to promote healthy development and learning. Play & Learn helps parents or relatives, friends and neighbors, who care for children from birth to age 5, that are not enrolled in preschool or child care a foundation for continued learning through school and life. During the… Read more »

Categories: Library Events Ages: 0 - 12 Months, 13 – 24 Months, 2 – 3 Years, 4 – 5 Years

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Parky's Wetland Adventure, Woodland Mound, Cincinnati

Join the naturalist at the wet playground to meet a few live animals before playing.  

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

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Rentschler Forest MetroPark, Hamilton

Ready for some good, not-so-clean fun? The annual Mud Mania returns, bigger and better. Join a family-friendly obstacle course, muddy pools, vendors, a team volleyball tournament (RSVP by July 28; $50 per team of six) and more – it’s the perfect way to say goodbye to summer!

RSVP $ Categories: Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

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