Posts Tagged: family activities

(Almost) Every Other Thursday Science

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Future scientists can explore physics, chemistry, biology and more all summer long with the Kenton County Parks & Recreation’s award-winning program, (Almost) Every Other Thursday Science!   Programs are held on Thursday mornings, rain or shine, at Pioneer Park in Shelterhouse 1 (3951 Madison Pike, Covington).  Kids will have fun with groups like Crystal Clear… Read more »

Keep Kids Reading This Summer

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Extra! Extra! Read all about it … like, literally READ! The Barnes and Noble Summer Reading program has started. The program is for students in grades 1 – 6. Kids are required to read eight books and record the books in the Barnes and Noble summer reading journal. They also write what their favorite part of… Read more »

Time to Rock and Jump!

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Rockin’ Jump is bouncing into Cincinnati this month!  Located at the Crossings of Colerain (8350 Colerain Ave.), the 24,801-square-foot park will include trampolines, X-beam jousting, a dodge ball arena, a vertigo climbing tower, basketball dunk lanes, and a Ninja obstacle course! Parents can watch on wide screen monitors from the lounge area with Wi-Fi and… Read more »

Mom Report: Stingray Hideaway

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Newport Aquarium has always been a family favorite in our house. From the sharks, the large Grouper named Brutus, and the waddling penguins, my family always enjoys trips to the aquarium. Newport Aquarium’s newest exhibit, Stingray Hideaway opened May 5. The stingrays are located in a newly renovated area where the otters formerly were. The… Read more »

(Almost) Every Other Thursday Science

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Whoever said science is boring had to be kidding!  Kenton County Parks & Recreation will celebrate their tenth season of outstanding science programming with their (Almost) Every Other Thursday Science gatherings. Programs have a little something for everyone and are loaded with special guests, fun activities and cool info.  Be sure to arrive early to… Read more »

Summer Concert Season is Here!

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Outdoor music concerts are one of the many treats of summer, and several of them kick off this month!  Get ready to enjoy lazy summer evenings:   Groovin’ on the Green The City of Fairfield offers weekly concerts at Village Green Park (301 Wessel Drive) beginning May 11, ranging from pop and folk to classic,… Read more »

Early Literacy Fair

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The Library is a great place to begin your child’s literacy adventure, and on Saturday, May 6, the Newport Branch of the Campbell County Public Library will kick off that adventure with an Early Literacy Fair!     Just head to 901 East Sixth Street in Newport between 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. for a… Read more »

Mom Report: MidPointe Library

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When you think of the library, what often comes to mind is story time and checking out books. While this may be true, libraries offer a whole lot more than that! Take the Butler County MidPointe Library system, for example. MidPointe Library consists of four branches spread throughout Butler County, including West Chester, Middletown, Monroe,… Read more »

What’s in Your Hiking Bag?

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Hats. Sunglasses. Water bottles. Tissues. Hand Sanitizer. Sunscreen. Band-aids. Chap Stick. Instant Bug Bite Relief.  We do a lot of hiking! On a normal week we hike at least twice! It’s important that we keep our bag packed and ready to go. We usually end up rushing out the door as soon as we realize we… Read more »

Mom Report: Cincinnati Nature Center

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Some of my fondest memories growing up involve digging in the mud, hiking through the woods behind my house, building forts out of random logs, and searching for frogs around the pond in my backyard. Now, I live in a subdivision with my two kids and we don’t have a pond, the mud, or the… Read more »

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