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Plan Your NKY Weekend 9/28 – 9/30

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Friday, September 28 Mermaids and Pirates return to Newport Aquarium All weekend 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. 1 Aquarium Way, Newport – 1-800-406-3474 Newportaquarium.com The Mermaids and Pirates experience is included with admission. Arrrrrgh you ready to play with pirates and meet a mermaid? Be sure to welcome the mermaids back to the underwater paradise… Read more »

Plan Your Cincy Weekend 9/28 – 9/30

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Friday, September 28 International Fair Trade Show 4 p.m. – 8 p.m. Episcopal Church of the Redeemer 2944 Erie Ave. Cincinnati – 513-321-6700 redeemer-cincy.org Fair Trade and Direct Trade organizations will be selling diverse wares at this fun market show. Browse through unique, handcrafted items that are created ethically; treat yourself and feel good about… Read more »

Graeter’s New Scoop

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It’s official – Graeter’s Ice Cream has scooped up the last remaining franchise stores in Kentucky as well as Indiana.  In the first time in three decades, all of Graeter’s Ice Cream parlors will be family-owned. Changes? Nope. Everything remains the same, only the warm fuzzy feeling of the Graeter’s family atmosphere will now fill… Read more »

Best-Seller Fiona the Hippo

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Fiona the Hippo by New York Times Best-selling Illustrator Richard Cowdrey, a Cincinnati-native, debuted last week and made the New York Times’ best-seller book list of Children’s Books.  Fiona captured the ears of many with her amazing story – she was born prematurely and not expected to live. With the help of the amazing caregivers at… Read more »

National Comic Book Day

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Bang, Pow, Zap! September 25th is National Comic Book Day.  Encourage your child’s love of literature and sense of adventure when you visit one of these local comic book stores.   Arcadian Comics & Games 1810, 627 Monmouth St., Newport, Ky – 859-291- 5071 http://arcadiancomics.com   Every day is a good day for a comic… Read more »

End Summer with a Treat

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It’s probably safe to say that this summer has been nothing short of brutal in terms of heat and humidity. Saying goodbye to summer and hello to fall is a great time to indulge in a sweet frozen treat with the kids to make that afternoon heatwave pass by a little easier. Or, to help… Read more »

Plan Your Cincy Weekend 9/21 – 9/23

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Friday, September 21   KINGS ISLAND HALLOWEEN HAUNT Fridays, 6 p.m. – 1 a.m. Saturdays, 7 p.m. – 1 a.m.  6300 Kings Island Drive, Kings Mills http://visitkingsisland.com Buy online and save! Friday Haunt online price: $31.99, Saturday online price: $46.99, Junior/Senior Saturday price: $32.99   Join Kings Island for the opening weekend of Halloween Haunt… Read more »

Plan Your NKY Weekend 9/21 – 9/23

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Friday, September 21 Northern Kentucky University Haile Planetarium Shows Friday, 6 p.m. “One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure” (recommended for children ages 4 through 3rd grade) 7:30 p.m. “Sunstruck” “Solar Quest” and a night sky tour (recommended for grades 4 and up) 409 Natural Science Center, Highland Heights https://inside.nku.edu/artsci/departments/pget/planetarium/calendar.html – 859-572-5309 Did you know… Read more »

Mom Report: Cincinnati Park’s Preschool Series

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The fall preschool series, Adventures Under Glass at the Krohn Conservatory, consists of three parts to fit their natural theme, “Colors in Nature,” every Monday: September 10, 17 and 24. The themes are, A Green World Around Me, Brown All Around and Glorious Red. All of the little ones, 3-and-a-half – 5 years, could wear… Read more »

Fall Art Series at The Carnegie

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Voted the “Best Art Class,” by our readers, The Carnegie’s ArtShop Artist Series’ workshops are a perfect fall-themed activity for all ages.  Preschoolers love the Preschool Art Class where they enjoy their favorite autumn-themed children’s books as they act out characters, dance, make up songs and create works of art taught by artists Jackie Smith… Read more »

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