Posts Tagged: family activities

Willy Wonka at the Carnegie


The Carnegie is taking audiences on a fantasy ride into the land of pure imagination with their production of Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka. Based on the 1971 film, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, the stage production tells the tale of humble Charlie amid other lucky (and unlucky) golden ticket winners in Wonka’s chocolate factory. … Read more »

Live Performances This Week!


Calling all fans of music and theatre, there are several opportunities to introduce the fine arts to your little ones this week.  Check it out below, and visit our calendar for even more fun activities. Jan. 9 features Music, Motion and Stories with Joel the Singing Librarian at the Durr Branch Library (1992 Walton Nicholson… Read more »



iSPACE: The STEM Learning Place will be home to the 2018 FIRST LEGO League District Tournament on Jan. 20.  Twenty-six teams in grades 4 – 9 will compete for spots at the Ohio FIRST LEGO League State Championship. What is it?  Each year, FIRST LEGO League releases a challenge based on a scientific topic.  This… Read more »

New Library in Alexandria


Campbell County Public Library will open the doors to a brand-new branch on Jan. 16 in Alexandria!  The new library, located at 8333 Alexandria Pike, will provide a small collection to browse along with interlibrary loan, a meeting and conference room, Wi-Fi, and some programming.  Although parking is limited, a nearby TANK Park and Ride… Read more »

Chunky Chunky Hippo is Back!


Everyone’s favorite hippo turns 1 on Jan. 24, and to celebrate the momentous occasion, Graeter’s Ice Cream is bringing back their Fiona-inspired flavor, Chunky Chunky Hippo!  Pick up a pint of toffee ice cream with salted roasted peanuts and milk chocolate caramel truffles at all of Graeter’s scoop shops starting Jan. 14. And beginning on… Read more »

Mom Report: Summit Park Ice Rink


I grew up in Michigan where it pretty much is cold and snows from Halloween until Cinco de Mayo. My childhood home had a pond in the backyard, which my dad would shovel when it froze over. I spent every weekend, most weeknights, and my January birthday on ice skates. Now that I am older… Read more »

Slam Dunks For Health


Join Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center for the second annual Slam Dunks for Health event on Jan. 21 at Sports of All Sorts (10094 Investment Way, Florence). Sponsored by the Heart Institute at Cincinnati Children’s and the Kentucky Enforcers professional basketball team, Slam Dunks for Health will bring families in Northern Kentucky and Greater Cincinnati… Read more »

Let’s Skate!


Sharp silver blades slide across slick ice, whoosh, the skater picks up speed as they glide around the rink. Whether that skater is gracefully twirling and flying through the air doing lutzes and performing axels, or passing a puck to the next player and assisting in a goal, ice skating is a wonderful sport — winter… Read more »

Mom Report: Nights of Lights at Coney Island


                  Head down to the river and enjoy Nights of Lights at Coney Island. Coney Island is often associated with Riverbend but it also hosts a drive-through light display. This two-mile stretch of lights will be sure to entertain you and the whole family! Be sure to come early as lines can be long but… Read more »

Mom Report: EnterTRAINment Junction at Christmas


                  EnterTRAINment Junction has something for everyone! As soon as you walk in, your feel like you are in a train station the way the lobby is set up. Right when you walk in, there is a nice cafe on the left and the gift shop and ticket counter are to the right. Restrooms are… Read more »

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