The Dailies

Thursday, January 16

Miami Whitewater Forest/ Visitor Center , Harrison

You are lost in the woods with only a compass and a map, but wait how do you use a compass? Home-schoolers age 5-12 and their families are invited to learn the important skill of orienteering. 

$ Categories: Classes, Nature Ages: 4 – 5 Years, 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years

Pleasant Ridge Branch , Cincinnati

Read and share published poems, then create your own. Snacks will be provided. 

Categories: Library Events Ages: All ages

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Farbach-Werner Nature Preserve , Cincinnati

This two-session class is for beginning woodcarvers. Carve a small decorative shelf goose in a natural finish. Wood blank and pattern provided. You must provide your work knife or you may purchase one from the instructor at the time of a the program. Choose from Thursday classes (1/16 and 1/23) 6:30 – 9 pm or… Read more »

RSVP $$ Categories: Classes, Nature Ages: 9 – 12 Years, All ages, Teens

Friday, January 17

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Heritage Bank Arena, Cincinnati

Cyclones fans, assemble! Head to Heritage Bank Arena for a hockey game where fans can meet some Marvel Super Heroes. Sunday’s matinee match-up will be a Sensory Friendly game, sponsored by Cincinnati Children’s Medical Center, where there will be decreased auditory and visual stimulation.  

$$ Categories: Films, Sports Ages: All ages

Saturday, January 18

Huffman Park , Cincinnati

How do you identify a tree that has no leaves? Twigs, buds, and bark! Go hiking at Harbin Park to learn tips and tricks on how to identify leafless trees during the wintertime. Please dress for the cold weather! Meet at Shelter 6.

RSVP Categories: Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

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Miami Whitewater Forest Visitor Center , Harrison

Animals are hard to spot during the winter months; learn where animals go during the cold weather through cool games and interactive activities. Crafts are available for a small fee.

$ Categories: Crafts, Exhibits, Nature Ages: All ages

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Sharon Woods, Sharonville

Find out what it would be like to walk around 20,000 years ago through Ice Age themed crafts; kids will even have a chance to touch a real mammoth leg bone!  (Sensory friendly hour 10 – 11 a.m.)

Categories: Animal Encounters, Crafts, Exhibits, Nature Ages: All ages

Suumit Center, Cincinnati

Use natural materials to weave a wall hanging design to take home.

Categories: Crafts, Nature Ages: All ages

Reading Branch , Reading

Join the Cincinnati Zoo at the library for a close encounter with some animal ambassadors. 

Categories: Animal Encounters, Library Events Ages: All ages

Governor Bebb MetroPark, Okeana

See live owls, learn some different owl calls and practice calling them during a night hike through the forest.

RSVP Categories: Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, Cincinnati

The Cincinnati Zoo is one of only two institutions outside of Florida that rescue and rehabilitate manatees. Come experience a once-in-a-lifetime sleepover with these gentle giants! During the overnight, enjoy two sneak peeks behind the scenes, hike the Zoo at night, play games, experience animal encounters and fall asleep with the zoo’s resident manatee, swimming… Read more »

RSVP $$ Categories: Animal Encounters, Exhibits, Science Ages: 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years, All ages, Teens

Mayerson JCC , Cincinnati

Come play! Bring the whole family to celebrate the end of Shabbat with Havdalah, dinner and life-size games!

$ Categories: Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Sunday, January 19

Sharonville Branch , Cincinnati

Families can play games, make crafts and enjoy refreshments at this exciting program; special guest entertainer Space Painter will be performing at 2 p.m. 

Categories: Crafts, Library Events Ages: All ages

Taft Museum of Art , Cincinnati

Get active this winter during a free family friendly event at the Taft; create an action painting, learn about poses at the Art Cart and join Mission2Move at 2 or 3 p.m. for an interactive program featuring stretching, dancing and lots of fun. 

Categories: Art, Crafts, Exhibits Ages: All ages

Monday, January 20

Perfection Gymnastics

No school? Drop the kids off at Perfection Gymnastics for a day full of gymnastics, games, crafts and lots of fun! Attending children must bring a lunch.

RSVP $$ Categories: Parents' Night Out, Seasonal/Holiday, Sports Ages: 4 – 5 Years, 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years

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Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden , Cincinnati

Campers can spend the day learning all about how animals (including humans) can stay healthy; meet animal ambassadors, play games and even create some animal enrichment toys for special Zoo residents to enjoy. 

$$ Categories: Animal Encounters, Crafts Ages: All ages

Cincinnati Museum Center , Cincinnati

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr., say a kind word about yourself and others.  

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

Main Library- BCPL , Burlington

Honor the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a special story time; crafts and activities that promote kindness will follow.

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

Harrison Branch, Harrison

Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr Day by participating in a day of service; help make enrichment supplies for animals at the zoo and meet some of the zoo’s animal ambassadors. 

RSVP Categories: Animal Encounters, Library Events Ages: All ages

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