Friday, May 17

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Rockin' Jump Cincinnati, Groesbeck

Toddlers 6 years old and under can bounce and play the mornings away! This family friendly promotion is available Mon – Fri from 9 – 11 a.m. and Sat from 8 – 10 a.m. 

$$ Categories: Fitness, Playgroups Ages: 13 – 24 Months, 2 – 3 Years, 4 – 5 Years

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Cincinnati Museum Center, Cincinnati

Egyptologists of all ages will enjoy learning about the daily life of Egyptians during the time of Pharaohs. Step back in time with over 350 original artifacts (including some more than 4,500 years old), impressive scale models of cities and interactive hands-on components. 

$$ Categories: Exhibits, Museum Events Ages: All ages

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Krohn Conservatory , Cincinnati

The most whimsical family tradition has fluttered it’s way back to the Queen City. Head to the Krohn Conservatory with the whole family to experience thousands of beautiful butterflies happily flying overhead; a butterfly might even land ON your head if you are lucky! Be sure to look within the pages of Cincinnati Family Magazine… Read more »

$ Categories: Animal Encounters, Exhibits, Festivals and Fairs, Nature, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

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EnterTRAINment Junction

Head to EnterTRAINment Junction for a spring themed scavenger hunt throughout the world’s largest train display; then explore the A-Maze-N Fun House for lots of laughs. Purchase a Do-It-All ticket and receive a Do-It-All ticket good for another day, Free.

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

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Newport Aquarium, Newport

Through May 23, experience an amazing animal encounter at Newport Aquarium for half off. Make friends with a waddling, tuxedo-wearing bird during a penguin encounter or enjoy one of the aquarium’s other exciting and educational backstage animal encounters. 

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

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Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Gardens, Cincinnati

Bring the family to meet the Zoo’s newest family members, the zoo babies. Six-foot-tall stork statues will lead visitors to adorable baby animals throughout the zoo. Zoo members and adventure ticket holders can enter the grounds one hour early, at 9 a.m.

$ Categories: Animal Encounters, Exhibits, Nature, Outdoor Activities, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

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Kenton Library- William E. Durr Branch , Independence

Have fun and get learning! Fridays at 10 a.m. kiddos are welcome to join the library for an art and STEM activity. 

Categories: Art, Crafts, Library Events, Playgroups, Science Ages: All ages

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Blue Manatee Literacy Project and Bookstore, Cincinnati

What better way to start the day than by making a fun mess! Children ages 2 – 5 years old can join Ms. Kelli for a story – inspired craft. Registration is recommended.  

RSVP $ Categories: Crafts, Library Events, Storytimes Ages: 2 – 3 Years, 4 – 5 Years

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Glenwood Gardens/ Highfield Discovery Garden, Cincinnati

Nature commands attention! Learn about the might that May holds from flowers to animals and weather.

$ Categories: Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

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Cincinnati Art Museum , Cincinnati

Babies 0 – 2 years old will have their senses and developing minds stimulated with this free 40 minute tour. Reservation times available at 11 a.m, 2 and 3 p.m. Strollers are not recommended, so babies can experience the art.    Monthly Themes include: February 15 Furry Friends,   March 15 High Contrast,  April 19 Petite… Read more »

RSVP Categories: Art, Exhibits, Museum Events, Playgroups Ages: 0 - 12 Months, 13 – 24 Months

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Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati

Art enthusiasts will be transported to the infamous Burning Man gathering with the exciting new exhibition. Installations featuring mutant art vehicles, costumes, films, jewelry and more will celebrate the innovation of the 70,000 creative minds who head to Black Rock City, Nevada each year. 

Categories: Art, Exhibits, Museum Events Ages: All ages

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Cincinnati Museum Center, Cincinnati

Learn and play with friends! Little ones will participate in activities designed to support the natural stages of development that take place during a child’s first five years. This weekly program is available on Tuesdays and Fridays at 11 a.m.

$ Categories: Classes, Museum Events, Playgroups Ages: 0 - 12 Months, 13 – 24 Months, 2 – 3 Years, 4 – 5 Years

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Cincinnati Museum Center, Cincinnati

Step back in time and encounter interesting individuals as you meet costumed interpreters in the Cincinnati History Museum’s Public Landing each Monday, Friday and Saturday.

$ Categories: Living History, Museum Events Ages: All ages

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The Red Balloon Cafe + Play, Cincinnati

Free Friday means your little one gets to play for free with purchase of a kid’s meal 4pm and later!

Categories: Ages: All ages

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Jump Zone!, Florence

Under new ownership with lots of upgrades and renovations, be sure to check out all of the family friendly changes going on at Jump Zone! Children ages 2 – 12 years old can jump and play with friends on 8 giant inflatables. There is also a special  5 years old and under play area that… Read more »

$ Categories: Fitness, Playgroups, Sports Ages: 0 - 12 Months, 13 – 24 Months, 2 – 3 Years, 4 – 5 Years, 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years

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Camp Kern , Oregonia

7 – 14 years old can experience what Camp Kern has to offer in one fun-filled overnight. Campers can go rock climbing, participate in archery, go on a night hike, make s’mores and so much more. Snacks will be provided on Friday night and breakfast will be served on Saturday morning. Kids can make friends… Read more »

RSVP $$ Categories: Crafts, Nature, Outdoor Activities, Sports Ages: 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years

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