Posts Tagged: family activities

Mom Report: Rentschler Forest MetroPark

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My family has been to Rentschler Forest MetroPark (5701 Reigart Road) one time in the past, but we only visited the children’s play area. Recently, we were invited on a weekend hike through one of the many trails that the park has to offer and we happily accepted as we wanted to explore more of… Read more »

Free App to Explore the Outdoors

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Great Parks of Hamilton County is connecting people to nature through technology with a free app called Discovery Agents.  It’s a brand-new way for families to explore the outdoors with interactive games and fun. Currently the app is only available at Sharon Woods (11450 Lebanon Road).  Discovery Agents encourages visitors to find hidden geo-located challenges… Read more »

Local Photos on Your Library Card

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Campbell County Public Library’s slick, new library cards are now available and they offer a choice of fun images of the community and the Library’s mascot. Patrons can select a card featuring Cam the Library Lion or a scene of the Belle of Louisville and Northern Kentucky taken from Mount Adams in Cincinnati. A third… Read more »

Mom Report: Star Wars and the Power of Costume

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I’ve come to terms with the fact that there is a little bit of a learning curve as a mother. Not only have I had to learn how to best care for my young (one cry means a wet diaper, another cry means Baby is hungry); I have learned several new languages as my kids… Read more »

What’s Happening at Sharonville Library

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Sharonville Library is one of the great libraries that is a part of the nationally ranked Hamilton County Library system in Cincinnati! Sharonville is conveniently located in the 275 loop and has programming that is appealing to a variety of ages. For example, there are weekly story times and activities for teens, such as crafts… Read more »

MainStrasse Village’s Goettafest

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Goetta has been a breakfast staple in the area since the arrival of early German immigrants, but thanks to fun festivals like the Mainstrasse Village Association’s 17th Annual Goettafest, it’s not just for breakfast anymore!   Head down to Mainstrasse Village’s Sixth Street Promenade for goetta cheeseburgers, brownies, chili, reuben sandwiches, tacos and more.  Plus,… Read more »

Brazee Street Studios Shows Some Heart

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This June through August, Brazee Street Studios is teaming up with C-Link Gallery to offer a truly heart-felt event. Inspired by Mem Fox’s book Whoever You Are, over 400 kids from pre-k to highschool learned an invaluable lesson through the art of glass making. Under the guidance of Brazee Street Studios, teachers from over 19… Read more »

Mom Report: Highfield Discovery Garden

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                  Behind the McDonalds on 747 lies a hidden gem. Glenwood Gardens, a Hamilton County Park, has lovely gardens and a walking paths that makes you feel like you are somewhere in Europe. In addition to the gardens and trails the park also hosts the Highfield Discovery Center, which is a non-traditional playground that has… Read more »

Talk & Walk

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Northern Kentucky University’s Research and Education Field Station (REFS) kicks off its “Talk & Walk” nature series with the first event, Planting for Pollinators, on Wednesday, June 7.   The “Talk & Walk” nature series takes place at the Field Station, which is adjacent to and facilitates the use of the St. Anne Woods and… Read more »

Mom Report: The Cat in the Hat!

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Get your summer started off right with a trip to The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati! Currently, at the Showtime Stage at Red Bank, families can purchase tickets to a childhood favorite, Dr. Seuss’s The Cat in the Hat. The doors open up 45 minutes before show time and there are many activities for kids to… Read more »

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