Posts Tagged: family activities

A Tasty Way to Make a Difference

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Save the date for the upcoming Pancakes in the Woods, an annual tradition that brings together history, a good cause and a tasty treat.  Head to California Woods Nature Center (5400 Kellogg Ave.) on Sunday, March 18 between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. (no RSVP necessary) for a pancake and sausage breakfast grilled by celebrity… Read more »

Mom Report: Highfield Discovery Garden

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March offers some unpredictable weather so while the forecast is looking sunny and dry take advantage of the programming at Highfield Discovery Center at Glenwood Gardens (10397 Springfield Pike)! The current program is all about Maple Sugar and how it is tapped from trees and made into delicious maple syrup. The classroom is set up… Read more »

Game On!

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Run, drive, jump, putt and play, while learning how to stay happy, healthy and safe at the Riley Children’s Health Sports Legends Experience. The new 7.5-acre attraction opens Saturday, March 17 at the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis. It features 14 interactive elements that demonstrate the physical, mental and social rewards of being active.   Indoor… Read more »

Mom Report: Farbach-Werner Nature Preserve

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Farbach-Werner Nature Preserve (3455 Poole Road) is a hidden treasure off of Colerain Avenue that many people may drive by each day without even realizing it is there! This small nature preserve boasts big activities. For example, this past weekend it hosted Maple Sugar Days. There were demonstrations of how trees are tapped and how… Read more »

Spring Time is For the Birds

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A big sign that weather is warming up is the increase in bird activity, from raptors to robins. Here are some free opportunities where you can get out and experience our fine feathered friends for yourself. Birds of Prey, Sun 3/4, 1 p.m. at Miami Whitewater Forest/Visitor Center Explore raptors during this live animal program. Heron Rockery… Read more »

A Trip To the Stars at NKU

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Did you know that Northern Kentucky University offers shows for all ages at the Haile Planetarium?  Several of the shows are free, but RSVP is encouraged.  One Monday a month, the Planetarium hosts an hour-long show at noon.  Coming up on March 26, ages 4 – 8 (and anyone who likes Sesame Street) can enjoy… Read more »

It’s a Play Party!

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Head to the Contemporary Arts Center (44 East Sixth St.) on Saturday, Feb. 24, from 12 – 3 p.m. to celebrate the UnMuseum’s newest installation, Please Play! Designed by educator Leslie Kochanowski, the installation invites visitors to create and collaborate using re-purposed materials. Families will play and make musical instruments using recycled objects throughout the… Read more »

Indoor Skydiving Coming to Liberty Center

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Adrenaline junkies can delight in the news that iFLY, an indoor skydiving experience, is coming to Liberty Center later this year. Adventurers as young as 3 will be ale to experience a vertical wind tunnel where they’ll float on a cushion of air.  Training and equipment are all included in admission, and there’s a flight… Read more »

Hands On Fun at the STREAM Center

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Kids into science, technology, engineering, arts and math will love the new STREAM Center that’s now open at Kenton County Public Library’s Erlanger Branch (401 Kenton Lands Road).  The STREAM Center provides state-of-the-art equipment for all ages to use (12 and younger should come with a parent).  Enjoy using a 3D printer, soldering irons, sewing… Read more »

Great Parks’ Maple Sugar Days

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Tap into the sweet fun of Ohio maple sugaring during Maple Sugar Days! Join other families at Farbach-Werner Nature Preserve (3455 Poole Road) on Saturday, February 24, and Sunday, February 25, from Noon to 4 p.m. The tradition of maple sugaring has been passed down through the generations. Families can discover how the sticky sap from the… Read more »

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