Thursday, December 5

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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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Matthew 25 , Blue Ash

Browse unique wares that will make perfect presents; Matthew 25 sells craft items from all around the world including books, colorful crocheted scarves, hats and bags, metal and wooden home decor, beautiful glass and metal ornaments, hand-made kitchen accessories, jewelry, magnets and so much more. 

Categories: Exhibits, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

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Newport Aquarium, Newport

Ho, Ho, Ho! Scuba Santa is back at the Aquarium for a holiday dive in an enchanted Water Wonderland.  Meet Scuba Santa one-on-one, say hello to playful elves and visit the Post Office to write down holiday wishes to drop off in Santa’s mailbox.  Scuba Santa will be in town through Dec. 31, when his… Read more »

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

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Neusole Glassworks , Forest Park

Looking for a truly unique way to celebrate the harvest season? Join professional glassblowers to create a pumpkin out of hot molten glass! For children ages 5 and up. Register a 30 minute  slot for each participant. Glass pumpkins will be ready for pickup in 7 days. 

RSVP $$ Categories: Art, Crafts Ages: 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years, Teens

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Behringer-Crawford Museum, Covington

The Behringer-Crawford Museum’s 28th annual train display will surely dazzle and delight your family with over 30 animated, guest-operated features and 250 feet of track rolling through busy cities and snowy countrysides.  Also on display is Wahoo’s Winter Wonderland, a kid-sized animated exhibit based on “The Holiday Adventures of Wiley Wahoo & Me”, the Dickens… Read more »

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

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EnterTRAINment Junction

Create memories that last a lifetime and experience the magic of the holidays at the world’s largest train display; then take a journey to the North Pole to meet Mr. and Mrs. Claus! 

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

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Cincinnati Museum Center , Cincinnati

Choo  choo ! Holiday Junction Featuring the Duke Energy Holiday Trains is pulling into its home at Cincinnati Museum Center. Children of all ages will enjoy the whimsical train displays, hands-on components like playful dress-up snowmen and a train that young engineers can ride (additional fees apply).  Holiday Junction will have limited extended hours on select dates…. Read more »

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

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Cincinnati Museum Center- Duke Energy Children's Museum, Cincinnati

Little one’s can stop by the museum to create a masterpiece each week; young artists will have fun, make friends and develop fine motor skills. This program is available on Mondays and Thursdays with a new theme offered each week! 

$ Categories: Art, Crafts, Museum Events Ages: 13 – 24 Months, 2 – 3 Years, 4 – 5 Years

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Blue Manatee Literacy Project & Bookstore , Cincinnati

Ms. Erin loves bringing books to life for little ones; head to Blue Manatee Tuesdays and Thursdays as Ms. Erin shares her favorite stories with toddlers. 

Categories: Storytimes Ages: 0 - 12 Months, 2 – 3 Years, 4 – 5 Years

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Krohn Conservatory , Cincinnati

Continue a family tradition! Watch as trains chug past beautiful evergreens and poinsettias and Cincinnati landmarks during Krohn Conservatory’s holiday show, A Zinzinnati Holiday. Extended hours are available on some holiday nights, please visit Cincinnati Park’s website for more information. 

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

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Dig 'N Play

Dig up some fun; kiddos can explore a huge sand table, dramatic play area and a giant three story play structure. 

$ Categories: Playgroups Ages: 0 - 12 Months, 13 – 24 Months

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Cincinnati Fire Museum , Cincinnati

Pick up a scavenger card upon entry and search throughout the museum exhibits for important fire related artifacts; find all 12 items to win a fun, wintry prize. 

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

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Glenwood Gardens/ Cotswold Visitor Centre, Cincinnati

Grab a conductor’s cap and chug on into Highfield Discovery Garden for fun train activities and a wonderful winter train display. 

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

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Taft Museum of Art , Cincinnati

The stockings are hung with care and the halls have all been decked; come celebrate the holidays with Taft’s annual display of antique ornaments, toys and decorations! 

$ Categories: Art, Museum Events, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

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Cincinnati Art Museum , Cincinnati

Explore the visual culture of Spain and Latin America over 4,000 years; artworks in this exhibit include sculptures, Mexican featherwork mosaics, textiles, paintings, metalwork and more. 

$$ Categories: Art, Exhibits Ages: All ages

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Cincinnati Art Museum , Cincinnati

Head to the CAM for holiday family fun; the Art Bar will be transformed into a holly jolly winter wonderland with crafting opportunities like creating holiday cards, custom gift bags and holiday home decorations. Be sure to visit the REC to give back with the Holiday Helpfulness donation drive. 

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

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KCPL, Kenton County Administrative Building and Independence Courthouse, Kenton County Animal Shelter

Santa’s workshop is really humming this time of year. He is busy checking the naughty or nice list and reading letters from children. Drop a letter to Santa at a special mailbox located at the Kenton County Public Libraries, Kenton County Administrative Building and Independence Courthouse or the Kenton County Animal Shelter. Mail a letter… Read more »

Categories: Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

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Hillforest, Aurora

Tour Hillforest’s Victorian Christmas exhibit, then sample traditional British tea-time treats during a Downton themed three-course tea.

RSVP $$ Categories: Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages, Parents Only

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Bass Pro Shops , Cincinnati

Bass Pro Shops has transformed into a magical winter village for it’s annual Santa Wonderland. Children are welcome to test out Santa’s toys, make a craft (see website for details and times) and get a free photo with the jolly old elf himself!

Categories: Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

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Cincinnati Computer Cooperative, Cincinnati

During the Season of Giving 2019, purchase a desktop computer for an instant $20 rebate!   All computers start at $150, including free Microsoft Office software and a one year guarantee. The free pre-installed software includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and antivirus. All the software works the minute the computer is turned on. Following their… Read more »

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

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